1988 - LOIS CRIBBS BROWN, 76, of _____ St., Indiana, died Saturday, March 5, 1988, at her home.
A daughter of William W. and May Belle Hart Cribbs, she was born Feb. 11, 1912, in Clarksburg.
Mrs. Brown was a member of the Calvary Presbyterian Church of Indiana, where she was a Deacon, co-chairperson of the Agape Group and active in the Women's Association; active member and chairman of the Pennsylvania Nurses Association.
A resident of Indiana for many years, she was a graduate of the Indiana Hospital School of Nursing and worked there for a short time. She had been employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for 25 years as a Public Health Nurse for Indiana County.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. John (Joan) Graham, Watsontown; two grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Robert (Lillian) Patriquin, Calumet City, Ill.; also several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clarence Ord Brown in 1962; a sister, Mrs. Herbert (Martha) Henry in 1973.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Tuesday at Robinson-Lytle's, Indiana, where services will be held at 11 am. Wednesday with the Rev. Dr. Richard D. Adams, Rev. Elizabeth Rogers and Rev. Dr. John W. Graham, officiating. Interment will be in the Marion Center Cemetery.
Contributions, in memory of Mrs. Brown, may be made to the Calvary Presbyterian Church, Indiana, Pa.
1983 - WILLIAM W. CRIBBS, 66, of Lincoln Ave., McMurtry Towers, Vandergrift, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 1983, in Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights.
A son of Wilson H. and Lillian Walker Cribbs, he was born July 26, 1916, in Aliquippa.
Mr. Cribbs was a member of the First Baptist Church, Vandergrift, serving as a trustee. He was a social member of the VFW and Firemen's Club, both of Vandergrift.
A resident of the Vandergrift area most of his life, he was employed by Wayne United of Vandergrift in the machine shop prior to his retirement in 1973.
Surviving are his wife, Mildred Williams Cribbs; a son Robert, Apollo; two daughters, Mrs. James (Barbara) Riggle, Vandergrift; Mrs. Wayne (Sandra) Lafferty, Smithsburg, Md.; ten grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. William (Jane) George, Derry; three brothers: Paul, Apollo; Milton and James, of Blairsville; several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 7-9 pm. Monday and from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Tuesday at the Dunmire-Kerr Funeral Home, _____ Ave., Vandergrift, where services will be conducted at 11 am. Wednesday. Rev. John Mair, his pastor, will officiate with interment to follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.
1926 - CHARLES STEWART CRIBBS, Saturday, February 13, 1926, occurred the death of Charles Stewart Cribbs, the only son of Rev. and Mrs. C. C. Cribbs, of Ingram, aged nearly eight months.
Funeral services were held Sabbath afternoon at 3:30 conducted by Dr. Kelso and assisted by several other ministers. Besides the parents three sisters survive. Interment in Greenwood cemetery, Indiana, Monday. Rev. Cribbs was a former pastor of the local Presbyterian Church and he and family have the sympathy of the entire community in their great loss.
1973 - MRS. CECIL STEWART CRIBBS, 84, ____ St., Jacksonville, Fla., died Thursday, July 5, 1973 at Jacksonville.
A daughter of Robert W. and Anna Rasely Stewart, she was born July 21, 1888 at Renfrew, Pa.
Mrs. Cribbs was the widow of the Rev. Charles C. Cribbs, DD, who was a native of the Clarksburg area.
Surviving are three daughters: Mrs. Mary C. Pyle, Pittsburgh; Mrs. Marjorie C. Peterson, Jacksonville, Fla.; Mrs. Mildred C. Kinarr, Butler; one sister, Mrs. Thomas Watson, New Castle.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Charles C. Cribbs, DD, in 1948.
Friends will be received Sunday afternoon at Robinson-Lytle's Indiana, where services will be held Monday at 11 am. with Rev. Richard L. Cassel officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
1922 - ARMOR CRIBBS, Pneumonia following an attack of influenza, caused the death of Armor Cribbs, aged 71 years, at his home near Clarksburg, Conemaugh township, on March 11th. He was a progressive, intelligent farmer and stock raiser and is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ella Marshall Cribbs, two sons, Rev. Charles Cribbs, of Apollo and John Cribbs, of Clarksburg, also two daughters, Misses Cynthia and Mabel at home. A sister, Mrs. Rebecca Millin [Mullen], of Apollo also survives him. Funeral services were held at his late home on Tuesday forenoon and interment made in Greenwood cemetery, Indiana.
Another obit: A. P. Cribbs, of Clarksburg, died Saturday evening, March 11, after a week's illness of pneumonia. He was 71 years of age. He leaves one sister, Mrs. Rebecca Mullen, of Apollo; his widow; two daughters, Mable and Cynthia, at home and two sons, John, of Clarksburg, and Rev. Charles C. Cribbs of Apollo. Mr. Cribbs was a member of the Clarksburg Presbyterian church and always interested in its activities, a man held in high esteem in his community and had a wide circle of friends. The funeral was held at his late home at Clarksburg on Tuesday at 10:00 am. The interment was in Greenwood cemetery, Indiana. - Saltsburg Press
1923 - MRS. ELLA MARSHALL CRIBBS, died at her home in Clarksburg, Indiana county, on Friday, Sept. 7, 1923, at 2:00 pm. Mrs. Cribbs was a daughter of William C. and Esther Marshall, and was born in the Old Stone House in Clarksburg, Jan. 28, 1858. She became a member of the Clarksburg Presbyterian church when but a little girl and continued a faithful member of this same church until the time of her death. Her death was a shock to the entire community for her illness was of such short duration.
She leaves one brother, Theodore Marshall of Clarksburg, and four children, two sons and two daughters, John A. Cribbs, Miss Cynthia Cribbs and Miss Mabel Cribbs of Clarksburg, and Rev. Charles C. Cribbs, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Apollo.
The funeral service was held on Monday, Sept. 10, at 10:00 am. conducted by her pastor, the Rev. J. Wallace Frazer, assisted by the Rev. George M. Ryall, DD, of Saltsburg. The interment was in the Greenwood cemetery, Indiana, Pa.
UNKNOWN DATE - REBECCA JANE CRIBBS MULLEN, On Saturday morning, April 25, Rebecca Jane Cribbs Mullen, born near Blairsville, Indiana County, February 11, 1835, parted the veils of night and entered into a new and more glorious day. She was married on May 8, 1855 to William Mullen who with a son and a daughter preceded her to the better land. She is survived at home by her daughter, Agnes and niece, Amy; also by one son, John M., of Bellevue; one granddaughter, Mrs. L. D. Rufer; and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted at her home Tuesday at 10:00 o'clock am., by her pastor, Rev. W. E. E. Barcus, assisted by Rev. George Grant, of Pittsburgh. Interment at Indiana. She was a lover of the beautiful and to her there was beauty in all of God's handiwork. Every day some offering of flowers or fruit was made at the door for "Aunt Becca" by the children she loved and whose sweet...[cut off]
1957 -ROBERT G. CRIBBS, 35, 1023 Pomona Drive, Johnstown, died at 9 am. Dec. 11, 1957, in McGinnis Hospital, Ligonier. Born in Black Lick July 27, 1922, son of Ralph and Celia (Martino) Cribbs. Preceded in death by father. Survived by mother, Black Lick; widow, the former Alfreda Raichel, and sons Robert and Martin, both at home. Brother of Marion, Ralph, and William Cribbs, all of Black Lick... Friends received from 10 am. until 10 pm. Thursday in Pentrack Funeral Home, Broad Street. Body will be removed to Ferguson Funeral Home, Blairsville, where friends will be received after 4 pm. Friday, and services will be held at 2 pm. Saturday, December 14. Burial, Blairsville. Friends are requested to omit flowers and make contributions to children's societies.
1975 -MARION M. CRIBBS, 60, of Hurst, Texas, formerly of Black Lick, died Wednesday, April 30, 1975 at his late residence.
A son of Ralph H. and Celia Gehring Cribbs, he was born Aug. 9, 1914 at Black Lick.
Surviving are his mother, Celia Gehring Cribbs, Black Lick; two brothers; Ralph Ben Cribbs, Black Lick; Dr. William D. Cribbs, Newtown; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph H. Cribbs in November, 1956, and a brother, Robert G. Cribbs in December, 1957.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. at the Ferguson-Helm Funeral Home, Blairsville where services will be held Sunday at 2 pm. with Mr. Ralph Meyers officiating. Interment will be made in the Blairsville Cemetery.
1918 - JACOB A. CRIBBS, killed. Struck By Train On P.R.R. Near Blacklick Monday About Noon. April 1918. The mutilated body of Jacob Cribbs, of Blacklick, aged 83 years, was found on Monday about noon, by a trackwalker, lying beside the track of the Indiana Branch of the P.R.R., opposite the farm of Gil. Devinney, below Blacklick.
Cribbs home is at Blacklick and how he came to be walking on the track at that time of the day is not known. It is not known what train hit Cribbs, who was a Civil war veteran and a well known citizen of that vicinity.
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1982 - CELIA GEHRING CRIBBS, 88, of Newtown, formerly of Black Lick, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 1982 in Mercy Hospital, Trenton, N.J.
A daughter of Peter and Mary Martini Gehring, she was born Oct. 17, 1894 in Mifflin Township, Allegheny County.
Mrs. Cribbs was the former owner of Cribbs Rest Home, Black Lick.
Surviving are two sons: Ralph Ben Cribbs, Indiana, and Dr. William D. Cribbs, Newtown; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Caroline Gehring and Mrs. Elsie Graham of Pittsburgh.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph H. Cribbs, in 1956; by two sons, Robert G. in 1957 and Marion in 1975; and by one brother and two sisters.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Saturday in the Ferguson-Helm Funeral Home, Blairsville, where services will be held at 1 pm. Sunday with Ralph Myers officiating. Interment will be in Blairsville Cemetery.
1956 - RALPH HERBERT CRIBBS, a retired moulder, of Black Lick, died in Philadelphia Sunday, November 4. He was born in Black Lick, July 20, 1889, a son of C. Marion and Catherine Metz Cribbs. Surviving are: His wife, Celia Gehring Cribbs of Black Lick; four sons, Marion M., Ralph B. and William E., all of Black Lick; Robert G., Johnstown; five grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Charles Capen, Indiana.
Friends will be received at the Ferguson Funeral Home, Blairsville, after 7:00 pm. today. Services will be conducted from the funeral home Thursday, November 8, at 2:30 pm. with interment following in Blairsville Cemetery.
1944 - MRS. OLLA CRIBBS BAKER, died at the home of her sister, Mrs. June Nesbit, 325 North Morrow street, Blairsville, October 22, at 5:30 o'clock. Mrs. Baker was born in Blairsville, January 25, 1871, a daughter of Joseph M. and Nancy Barr Cribbs. Her husband, A. McKinnie Baker, died several years ago.
Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Nesbit, one aunt, Mrs. J. P. Barr of Blairsville and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 2:30 o'clock from the Nesbit home, in charge of the Rev. J. C. Stuart, DD. Burial will follow in the Blairsville cemetery.
1897 - GEORGE ELLSWORTH CRIBBS, Last December (1896) George Cribbs who resided near Dixonville, met with an accident while digging coal by which his back was broken. Ever since that time he was unable to walk and his suffering was intense, despite the effort of medical aid to alleviate it. Death came as a welcome relief, Tuesday at noon, October 26th. He was aged about 30 years and is survived by a wife and two childen. Funeral services were held Thursday, October 28, 1897. Interment was made in Ruffner Cemetery.
1910 -HARRY CRIBBS, a well known and highly respected citizen of Jacksonvlle died at his home there on Wednesday evening, August 17 at 7 o'clock after a long illness. He was aged about 50 years. He is survived by his wife and nine children as follows: Mrs. William Fleming, Conemaugh township; Mrs. John Gamble and Mrs. Alexander Douds, of Young township; Mrs. E. K. O'Neil and Mrs. J. M. Ferguson, of Jacksonville; Miss Mabel at home, and Lee, Pearl, and Harry, of this place. The deceased was a member of the Jacksonville Presbyterian Church. The funeral was held Friday with interment in Bellevue Cemetery, near Jacksonville.
1910 - CLAIR MCKENZIE CRIBBS, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Cribbs, of North Vandergrift aged two months and 22 days died Saturday, July 23, of whooping cough. Funeral service was held at the residence Sunday at 4:30 pm. conducted by Rev. W. S. Dysinger. Interment in Vandergrift Cemetery. This makes the second death in the family within the past week, the previous death being a daughter Laura Virginia Cribbs, aged 14 months.
1974 - HARRY M. CRIBBS, 72, _____ Ave., Vandergrift, died at approximately 8:30 am. on Saturday, Sept. 7, in Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights.
He was born on June 30, 1902, in Vandergrift, a son of Lee and Elizabeth Jewell Cribbs.
He had lived in Vandergrift all of his life and was associated with the First Federal Savings and Loan Assn., Carnegie, for 18 years prior to retirement in 1970.
He was a member of the Vandergrift First Lutheran Church, the F.&A.M. Lodge 617 of Vandergrift, the Scottish Rites of Pittsburgh, the Cyrus Royal Arch 280 of Carnegie, the Chartiers Commandery 78 of the Knights Templar of Carnegie, and a life member of the Carnegie Lions Club.
Survivors include his wife, Georgia McLaughlin Cribbs; one granddaughter, Kelly Ann, Leechburg; a brother, William L. Cribbs, Leechburg; a sister, Mrs. Zelda Vietch, Vandergrift.
He was preceded in death by a son, William, in November of 1970.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. today at the Dunmire-Kerr Funeral Home, 244 Franklin Ave., Vandergrift, where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow with the Rev. Bernard Bischoff, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, in charge. Burial will be in Vandergrift Cemetery.
1985 - CLOUD M. CRIBBS, 85, of 5 Mahoning Rd., Home, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 1985, in the Indiana Hospital.
A son of James and Mary Elizabeth McKee Cribbs, he was born June 12, 1900, in Plumville.
Mr. Cribbs was a self-employed dairy farmer most of his life, retiring five years ago.
Surviving are a son, Clair C., Home, with whom he made his home; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; two brothers: James and Walter, both of Home RD 1.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther Mae Lukehart Cribbs in 1973; his parents; two sisters, Elsie, in infancy, and Alverta Parsons.
Friends will be received from 7-9 pm. Friday in the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home, Plumville, where services will be held at 11 am. Saturday. Rev. Dewey Griffith will officiate with interment in the Marion Center Cemetery.
1898 - FRANK G. CRIBBS, died at the residence of his mother, Mrs. Euphemia Cribbs, of Bairdstown, on Sunday morning, after a lingering illness from consumption, at the age of 25 years. The funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at 2. The interment was made in the Blairsville cemetery. (4-24-1898)
1897 - MRS. NANCY CRIBBS, died at the home of her son, Armour, in Young township, on Monday afternoon at the age of 84 years. She is survived by two sons, Armour and Frank, and a daughter, Mrs. Rebecca Mullen, of Apollo. The funeral services will be held this afternoon at 1. (12-6-1897)
1900 - MRS. JEANNETTE CRIBBS, died at the home of her son-in-law, Mr. Johnston, of Armstrong township, on Saturday morning. The deceased was aged about 85 years, and her death was caused by general debility. She is survived by five sons, four daughters, 49 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. The funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at 1, by her pastor, Rev. W. J. Wilson. Interment was made in the Curry Run graveyard. (5-19-1900).
1907 -MRS. MARIA CRIBBS, wife of Milton Cribbs, died Sunday night at her home in Blairsville, aged about 45 years. The deceased was the only child of William I. Work, of East Mahoning township. She is survived by her father, her husband and five childen, four sons and one daughter. (5-12-1907).
1899 - CALVIN CRIBBS, son of Mr. and Mrs. S.. S. Cribbs, of Blairsville, died on Tuesday evening of last week, of diphtheretic croup, at the age of about 15 years. The funeral services were held on Thursday afternoon at 2. Interment was made in Blairsville cemetery. (10-31-1899).
1992 - ROY BERNARD CRIBBS, 54, Bensalem, died Oct. 5, 1992, at Frankford Hospital, Philadelphia.
The son of James and Blanche Donahue Cribbs, he was born Aug. 6, 1938, in Willet.
Mr. Cribbs was a race car enthusiast, and had been employed by the Invalid Coach Service, Lawrenceville, N.J.
Surviving are his wife, Sally Bartok Cribbs; one daughter, Kathleen, at home; two brothers, Floyd and David, both of Creekside; and four sisters: Ruby Houck, Cherryhill, N.J.; Pearl Fowler, Maryland; Ruth Harpster, Richmond, Va.; and Alice McEntire, NuMine.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Private funeral services were held at the James O. Bradley Funeral Home, Penndel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.