Obituary for Earl C. Fuller

Earl C. Fuller
Earl C. Fuller, of No 144 East Broad Street and the well known telegraph operator in the General offices of the B&S Railroad here, died at the Bryant Hospital in Boston, Mass., at an early hour Saturday morning, November 21, as the result of an operation.
Mr. Fuller had been troubled with his eyesight and diagnosis by specialists indicated a small tumor on the brain and advised an operation.  Mr. Fuller went to Boston two weeks ago, accompanied by Mrs. Fuller and was operated on Wednesday and again on Friday of last week, but hemorrhages following resulted in his death.
The deceased was born in the town of Ward on July 10, 1886 a son of Mr. and Mrs. James O. Fuller. Later he removed to Scio, where he was employed as a telegraph operator by the B&S Railroad, removing to Wellsville when the general offices were opened here about seven years ago.  Mr. Fuller was united in marriage to Miss Katie Riley, whose death occurred in 1920.  His second wife was Mary Higgins, who survives him together with two children, Elisabeth and James and two brothers, A.D. Fuller of Andover and Donald Fuller of Washington, DC and his father James Fuller.   He was a member of Immaculate Conception church and of the Wellsville Lodge BPO Elks.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday morning at the Immaculate Conception Church, the Rev. Msgr. O’Brien officiated and burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery”**
**Despite what the obit says, Mr Fuller is buried in St Josephs Cemetery in Scio next to his first wife.
From the Allegany County Democrat, November 26, 1925.  Researched & submitted by Mary Rhodes.