J. H. MUMAW PASSES|
TO REWARD TUESDAY
He Was In Failing Health for a
Year, but Seriously Ill Only
John Henry Mumaw died at his
home near Lebanon Church Tues-
day evening at 7 o'clock, death re=
sulting from cancer of the liver.
For the past year his health had
not been good but it was only nine
weeks ago that his condition be-
came much worse and he was
forced to give up his work.
He was the son of John William
and Amelia Ritenour Mumaw and
was born at Oranda July 25, 1867.
He moved to a farm near Lebanon
and there he spent the remainder
of his life. At the age of twenty-
six he married Miss Ida Frye, of
Coal Mine and to them were born
six sons, Arthur M., Strasburg;
Statton and Abner, Tiffin, Ohio;
Benjamin, near Lebanon, and Wil-
liam, at home. One son died some
years ago. Mrs. Mumaw died
April 2, 1901. In 1902 he mar-
ried Miss Frances Brill of Star
He is survived by his widow, his
five sons, eight grandchildren and
one sister, Mrs. Oma Jenkins, of
Mr. Mumaw possessed many
friends. He was a man of the
strictest integrity, honest and up-
right in all his dealings, and a
kind husband and father. He was
a member of the Christian Church,
The funeral service will be held
Friday morning at 11 o'clock in the
Lutheran Church, Lebanon, con-
ducted by Rev. P. E. Shealy.
The pallbearers will be Messrs.
Cletus and Frank Campbell, Milton
and Jack Hockman and Edgar and
Hugh Hockman. The honorary
pallbearers will be Messrs. Fahne-
stock, Harvey Smith, Frank Hahn,
O. M. Painter, A. E. Keller and E.
Aged Resident Was Ill For
Long Time; Rites Tomor-
row Afternoon 2 O'Clock
Mrs. Mary Frances Mumaw, 77,
died yesterday morning at her
home near Lebanon Church, Shen-
nandoah county, from a complica-
tion of diseases and infirmities of
age. About six months ago Mrs.
Mumaw fell in her home and frac-
tured her hip and since that time
she had been practically helpless.
Mrs. Mumaw, who was the wid-
ow of John Mumaw, who died in
1932, was a member of the Luth-
eran church at Lebanon since mov-
ing into that neighborhood from
Star Tannery where she was born.
She was the daughter of the late
Isaac and Salome Brill.
She is survived by five stepsons,
Arthur Mumaw, of Strasburg; Ab-
ner, Ben, William and Statton Mu-
maw, of Lebanon Church. Three
brothers, Charles and Howard Brill,
of Strasburg, and Hunter Brill, of
Star Tannery, also survive.
Funeral services will be held to-
morrow at 2 o'clock from Lebanon
Church, conducted by Rev. P. E.
Shealey. Burial will take place at
Lebanon Church Cemetery.