Mon., May 18, 1953
John Kotfer, 64, was found dead in the rear of his home, 637 Penn Ave., Midland early Saturday morning. He apparently died of a heart attack, police said.
His sister, Mrs. Mike Rosepiler, told police he reported off work at the Mackintosh-Hemphill Co. Friday morning, complaining of severe pains in his chest.
Born in Austria, June 25, 1888, he also is survived by two brothers, Michael Kotfer of Swissvale and George Kotfer of Gary, Ind.
Blessing service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Schwerha Funeral Home by the Rev. Patrick Cullen, assistant pastor of the Presentation Catholic Church. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.