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VARNER, Samuel

    Johnstown Daily Tribune, 23 Jan 1891, Page 1, Contributed by Sandy Lewis

Samuel Varner, who died at his home in South Fork last Friday, was aged sixty-one years. Deceased was born in Adams Township, and removed to South Fork about seventeen years ago. He obtained employment on the Pennsylvania Railroad under Division Foreman A. H. Lytle, and worked for the Company, until about two weeks ago, when he took sick. Previous to removing to South Fork he lived in Somerset County, where he was employed at shook making.
He was first married to Mrs. Eliza Brubaker, who died in 1883, and about two years ago married a Mrs. Shaffer, who, with two step-sons, survive him. He was a member of the P.R.R. Relief Department and was well thought of by his acquaintances. His funeral took place on Monday morning. Services were held in the Evangelical church, conducted by Rev. Brown, of South Fork and Rev. Cook, of Gallitzin, after which the remains were taken to Summerhill, on the noon train, and were interred beside those of Mr. Varners first wife

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