|Mrs. Edward Humphreys died on Tuesday morning of last week at her home in Ebensburg after an illness which began last May. She had not been at all well for some time and for the last two or three months before her death had been bedfast. Her ailment was cancer of the stomach. |
Mrs. Humphreys was the (step) mother of Mrs. Winfield Reese and William Humphreys of Johnstown; Miss Elizabeth of Ebensburg, and John Humphreys of Dakota City, S.D. She was also a sister of John James of Conemaugh borough, David James of Morrellville, and Mrs. Charlotte Matthews, Ursina, Somerset county.
The deceased was born in Ebensburg and was one of the old residents of this place. For a great many years she was a member of the Welsh Methodist church, but at the time of her death she was affiliated with the Congregational church. The funeral took place on Thursday after- noon at 2 o'clock, the services being conducted by the Rev. J. Twyson Jones of the Ebensburg Congregational church. The interment was at Lloyd's cemetery.