Aged Whitesville Man succumbs to death
Whitesville- Nov 5-- Joshua Saunders, 73, died at his home here Nov 3, at 11:30 pm. He had been ill for several days. Doctor Probasco attending him. He had heart trouble for a number of years. Deceased was the son of Phillip Saunders and Elizabeth Boucher, born Sept 12, 1857 at West Union, and married to Cornelia B. Howard Oct 7, 1891.. He is survived by his wife, one daughter Mrs Edith Washburn of Wellsville, and 2 grand children Howard Washburn of Wellsville, and Mrs Valeda McBride of Allentown, four brothers: Jerry of Jasper, Charles near Buffalo, William of Whitesville, and David of West Union; by three sisters, Mary Duell of Coudersport, Pa, Laura Badgero of Mills, Pa, and Jennie Miller of Troupsburg, Pa. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2:30 pm at the Whitesville M. E. Church. Mr Saunders had lived in Whitesville about a tear and six months when he bought the Charles Austin home on Maple Avenue. Prior to this he spent his entire life in West Union..
Submitted by Marlea Ramsey; Wellsville Daily Reporter page 3, Wednesday November 5, 1930