Friday, May 9, 2008


McCrea, William

The East Liverpool Tribune



Cuccumbs<sic> to Tuberculosis From Which He Had Long Suffered.


     William McCrea died yesterday morning (Nov. 13, 1906) at 10:40 o'clock of consumption, aged 51 years, at his home in High street.  The deceased was born in Calcutta but had resided in East End for some time past.  Mr. McCrea had returned Saturday from Sebring where he had been visiting his sister.  He was formerly employed as a warehouseman at the Laughlin potteries, but he had been unable to work since last spring.

     He is survived by his wife and three children, Mrs. Mary Johnson of Wellsville, Mrs. Nellie Dearth of Coshocton and Miss Myrtle at home.  Two sisters, also survive, Mrs. William Pinkerton of Sebring and Mrs. Florence Ray of West End.

      Mr. McCrea was a member of the Erie street M. E. church.  The funeral services will be held in the Erie M. E. church tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, being conducted by the Rev. S. A. Peregoy.  Interment in the Riverview cemetery.

     Mr. McCrea was a member of the local circle of the P. H. C. and also caried<sic> an insurance policy in the Metropolitan Life Insurance company.

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