Former Lansford Woman Died in Erie
Local relatives received word late yesterday afternoon of the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Schwender Summers at her home in Erie, PA. Mrs. Summers a former Lansford resident was 74 years of age when she succumbed to illness which was chronic during the past several years.
The elderly woman was born in West Penn and lived in Hauto for 23 years prior to residing in this community. She spent 8 years of her life here before establishing a home in this lake port city.
The following 9 children survive:
1-Mrs. John Neal
2-Mrs. Harry Hartranft
3-Mrs. Henry ShermanAll of Lansford, PA
8-Mrs. Charles Bare
9-Mrs. Rudolph MoserAll of Erie, PA
Several sisters and a brother also remain.
1-Mrs. Clara Klock/Lansford
2-Mrs. Carrie Kuddle
3-Mrs. Frank Eckler
4-Miss Mary Schwender /Mahonoy City, PA
5-Mr. Joseph Schwender /Reading, PA
Deceased had 7 grandchildren.
Her 3 local daughters will leave tomorrow morning for Erie to attend funeral services which will take place Thursday.
Dedicated to my Great Grandmother
who was born Elizabeth Geschwender......
Robyn L. Yee