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BERKEY, Luther M.

    Johnstown Tribune, 12 Apr 1909, Contributed by Kerry L. Miller

Luther M. Berkey

Local relatives have been notified of the death of Luther M. BERKEY, aged thirty-four years and married, at his home in Altoona about 8 o’clock on Saturday evening, of apoplexy. His funeral will be held to-morrow afternoon at Altoona, interment following services at 2 o’clock.

Luther BERKEY was a son of Albert BERKEY, a member of the firm of J. Berkey & Co., of Grove avenue, Moxham. The deceased was born in Stoyestown and reared there. He went from Stoyestown to Pittsburg and for a time was motorman on the street cars there. Later he went to Altoona and shortly before his death was a clerk in a store. Mr. BERKEY was a nephew of J. M. BERKEY, former Superintendent of Schools here. He is survived by his father, his wife, two children, and one brother, Irvin BERKEY, a motorman for the Johnstown Passenger Railway Company.

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