Friday, May 2, 2008


Martin McKeone

The East Liverpool Tribune

Martin McKeone, who has been in failing health fro the past nine years, died at 11:30 last night (Sept. 6, 1906) at the city hospital. H e had been unable to do any work for several years and the end while a shock to the family and friends was not unexpected. Paralysis followed by physical decline caused death. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

He was 36 years old and is survived by a wife and two children and by several brothers and sisters. He had been a patient at the hospital since the 12th of July. He had not bad the use of his limbs for four or five years and moved about town with the aid of a wheel chair. A year or so ago he opened a small confectionery stand in the lot occupied by the First Presbyterian church, but his health failed him so rapidly that he was obliged to give over the care of it to his wife and children.

He was last employed at the china works of the K. T. & K Potteries company, following the trade off a caster. The body was taken in charge last night by Undertaker Todd and will be removed to the family residence at 168 Jefferson street this morning.

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