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POLING, D. S. (Rev.)

    Johnstown Tribune, 10 Dec 1909, Page 4, Contributed by Sharon Trosan

South Fork, Dec. 10 -- The funeral of the Rev. D. S. Poling, who died on Wednesday, took place this afternoon from the United Evangelical Church here and was one of the largest ever seen in South Fork. The services were in charge of the pastor of the church, the Rev. M. E. Borger, and among those who took part were the Rev. Dr. J. Q. A. Curry, of the Fairfield Avenue charge, Johnstown, who was located here seven years ago at the time the Rev. and Mrs. Poling celebrated their golden wedding anniversary: the Rev. A. J. Bird, of Somerset, the Presiding Elder of the Somerset District, the Rev. F. D. Ellenberger, pastor of the Derby Street charge, Johnstown, and the Rev. Dr. J. W. Domer, pastor of the Scalp Level charge, former pastors here, and others.

Messrs. A. J. Oaks, Norman Hoffman, J. B. Dunmyre, and John G. Broad, the church quartet, sang "Lead Kindly King." A selection was also rendered by the Miller Bros' quartet from Johnstown, and the church choir rendered "Rock of Ages," "In That City," and other hymns. Curtis Amps, of Johnstown, presided at the organ during the singing of the hymns.

Among the Johnstowners here for the funeral are the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. J. Q. A. Curry, the Rev. G. C. McDowell, the Rev. C. D. Slagle, the Rev. F. D. Ellenberger, the Rev. M. L. Weaver, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Amps, Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Varner, Mrs Moses Alwine, Mrs. S. B. Arthur, Mrs. Ida Slagle, Mrs. J. J. Reiman, Mrs. Tennie Smith, J. A. Oaks, Mr. Risch, M. L. Varner, C. L. Wissinger, and others. They arrived on the noon train in company with the Rev. and Mrs. A. J. Bird, of Somerset; the Rev. Dr. J. W. Domer, of Scalp Level, and the Rev. A. A. Hilleary and the Rev. A. F. Berkey, of Windber.
Johnstown Tribune; Fri., Dec. 10, 1909 p4
(Rev. Daniel Shobe Poling)

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