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Gore, Charles E.


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    Johnstown Tribune, 2 Dec 1941, Contributed by Lynne Canterbury

 
Name:   Gore, Charles E.
Death Date:   1 Dec 1941
Age:   64
Newspaper:   Johnstown Tribune
Obituary Date:   2 Dec 1941
Contributed by:   Lynne Canterbury
Remarks:   Johnstown Tribune 2 Dec 1941 (includes photo) CHARLES GORE, 64, 7th WARD, EXPIRES IN HUNTING CABIN Old-Time Baseball Player Dies as Brother and Friend Hunt Deer Charles E. Gore, 64, of 635 Oak Street, Seventh Ward, an old-time baseball player, better known as "Dick," to his wide circle of friends, was found dead yesterday afternnon at a hunting lodge about three miles west of Jennerstown, Somerset County. He had accompanied his brother, George Gore, of Lambertsville, and a friend, E. G. Pickworth of Jenner Township on a hunting trip and had agreed (too dark) Pickworth's cottage while the other two hunted for deer. The hunters returned in camp about ___ p.m. to find him dead in bed. Dr. F. E. Sass of Boswell, Somerset County coroner, said that death resulted from a heart attack during the early afternoon. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Gore home on Oak Street in charge of Rev. J. A. Robinson, pastor of the Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren. Burial in Grandview Cemetery with (too dark). He played on a number of semi-pro baseball teams as a young man and was an ardent fisherman and hunter. Mr. Gore was last employed as a brakeman for the Conemaugh & Black Lick Railroad, prior to which he had worked at the DeFrehn Chair Factory. He had been visiting at Lambertville. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Bertha (Younker) Gore, and three children -- Frank R. Gore, Cliff Street, Dale; George E. Gore, 382 Ferndale Avenue, and Mrs. Thelma Corle, 635 Oak Street. A son, Charles T. Gore, died in 1913. There are five grandchildren. The deceased was a brother of Frank, Jessie, and George Gore, Lambertsville; Ada, wife of Albert Heilman, 219 Pine Street, and Mrs. Margaret Pringle, Vinco.
 

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