|John Eppley, an old-time employee of the Cambria Iron Company, died of hear trouble yesterday afternoon at his home, 539 Cypress Avenue, Moxham, in his 65th year. He had been ill for some weeks with heart trouble. The funeral will take place at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon, when services will be conducted by the Rev. Joseph D. Brison, the Grove avenue Methodist Episcopal Church pastor, with burial in Grandview Cemetery. |
The deceased was a member of the Methodist denomination. The deceased was a son of James and Eve Heffner Eppley and was born in 1852. His parents came to Johnstown 50 years ago and settled in Rosedale. The deceased’s father died here in 1900 and his mother in 1904. John Eppley was a brother of George Eppley of the Seventeenth Ward; Lewis and Monroe Eppley, of Morrellivlle; David Eppley, of Rosedale; Wesley Eppley, of Walnut Grove, and Frank Eppley of Oakhurst. A sister of the deceased died in Minersville a long time ago.
Miss Laura L. Boyer, daughter of the late Leonard Boyer, a veteran of the Civil War, and the deceased were married by the pastor of the Coopersdale M.E. Church about 40 years ago. Mrs. Eppley survives her husband with these sons and daughters: James H. of Roxbury; Charles J., of Woodvale; John B., of Rankin; Wilbert L., of the Fifth Ward; Morgan L., at home; Emma A., wife of Charles E. Irwin, of Morrellville; Ella, wife of William Nipps, of Blairsville; Rhoda, Ruth, and Naomi, at home.