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Obituaries for Surnames beginning with "P"

Clara M. Page
Dayton Daily Journal - October 21, 1862, Pg 2

In Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday, Oct. 19th, of Typhoid Fever, Miss Clara M. Page.


John H. Painter
Dayton Daily News – March 4, 1939, Pg 2
(Picture accompanied Painter obituary.)

Funeral services for John H. Painter, 73, for 17 years principal of Steele high school, who died at noon Friday at his residence, 318 Grand av., following an illness of several months, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Forest Avenue Presbyterian church, with Rev. Emil Bauman officiating. Burial will be in Caesar Creek Meeting House cemetery near New Burlington. The body may be viewed at the church from 11 a.m. Monday until time of service.

He was born Aug. 1, 1865, near New Burlington, and graduated from Wilmington, O. college and the Haverford college, Haverford, Pa. His first teaching job was with Martin's academy in Kennet Square, Pa., and from 1895 until 1900 he was principal of the Wilmington high school.

He came to Dayton in 1900 as teacher of Latin and bookkeeping at Steele high school, and in 1909 organized Parker high school, the only ninth grade school of its kind in the country. In 1915 he was named principal of Steele, which he served until his retirement.

Surviving are his widow, Elva H.; one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Fraser, and two sons, Donald H. Painter of Dayton, and Herbert Painter of Wynnewood, Pa.

Besides his regular teaching and the duties of principal he had given of his time and efforts to many educational organizations and committees. In 1912 he was president of the Principals' association and in 1916 prsident of the Southwestern Teachers' association. For nine years prior to his retirement he had been a member of the commission on higher institutions of the North-Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Painter was a member of the Scottish Rite Masons and held membership in the Friends church in Wilmington.


Thomas Palmer
Dayton Daily News – March 13, 1950, Pg 15
(Picture accompanied Palmer obituary.)

Services for Thomas Palmer, 65, a porter at Union Station who died Saturday at his residence, 1525 W. Fifth st., will be conducted at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday at the Bethel Baptist church. Burial will be in Greencastle cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p. m. Tuesday. A native of Greenville, Ala., he had been a Dayton resident 35 years. Surviving are his wife, Ella; two daughters, Mrs. Annabelle Beasley and Mrs. Ethelee Bent of Dayton; four sisters, Mrs. Ella Nelson of Hamilton, Mrs. Ellen Beach, Mrs. Pearl Campbell and Mrs. Reva Retta, all of Greenville, Ala.; a brother, Mason Palmer of Tuskegee, Ala., and a grandchild.


Grace M. Paris
Dayton Daily News – September 22, 1940, Pg 7

Grace M. Paris, 63, wife of John Paris, died at 5:50 a.m. Saturday at Good Samaritan hospital. Surviving beside the husband are two daughters, Mrs. Charles Ake and Mrs. Margaret Moon; two sons, Clifford L. and I. E. Weaver; one sister, Ardine Tucker of Dayton; one brother, Clifford Kurtz of Miamisburg; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


John Parlette
Dayton Journal – August 24, 1906, Pg 8

The remains of John Parlette, whose death occurred at his home, 237 McDonough street, Wednesday morning, were taken to Urbana yesterday for burial. A brief funeral service as held at the residence in the afternoon and the funeral party left in a special car over the D. S.& U. for Urbana. The deceased was well known in this city being affiliated with a number of secret organizations, including Riverdale Lodge of Odd Fellows, Junior C.U.A.M., Harmony Council, D. of L., and Musicians' Union, No. 101.


Elizabeth Patterson
Dayton Daily News - July 26, 1934, Pg 1

Mrs. Elizabeth Patterson (nee Chadwick), 67, died at the home of Charles Mattix at 1:45 a. m. Thursday. She leaves one brother, W. B. Chadwick and one sister, Emma Patterson.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a. m. at the residence, 5104 W. Third st. Burial will be in Hillgrove cemetery.


Minnie Patterson
Dayton Daily News - March 26, 1907, Pg 13

On account of the late arrival of the remains of Mrs. Minnie Patterson, wife of Thomas K. Patterson, who died at Denver, Col., March 20, the funeral has been postponed from Monday afternoon until Tuesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock. Funeral private, from the residence of her mother. Burial Woodland.


Robert F. Patterson
Dayton Daily News - April 29, 1980, Pg 24

PATTERSON, Robert F. (Pat) age 57, of 620 Elmhurst Rd., Apt 12 passed away unexpectedly Thursday at his residence. He was a life long resident of Dayton, attended local public schools and Central State University and was a retired car salesman. His survivors include 2 Daughters, Claudine Patterson and Olivia Hester; 1 Brother, William Patterson; 3 Sisters, Hazel Walker; Ruby Applin and Margaret Patterson, all of Dayton; 1 aunt and 1 uncle, Robert and Chloreda Buckner, both of Louiseville, Ky.; 2 Grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Services will be held 1:15 P.M. Wednesday at the VA Protestant Chapel. Bishop Glover officiating. Friends may call at Bowman Funeral Chapel North, 3233 Hoover Ave. from 4-10 P.M. Tuesday. Family will receive friends from 7-9 P.M. Procession will leave from 624 Hickory Hill Dr.


Edward F. Payne
Miamisburg News – December 20, 1956, Sec 1, Pg 7


Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the Swart Funeral Home, West Carrollton, for Edward F. Payne, 45, of Wood road, RFD1, Miamisburg, who died at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, at his home.

Burial was in Evergreen cemetery, West Carrollton. The Masonic Lodge held services at the funeral home at 8 p.m. Monday.

A farmer, Mr. Payne was a member of the First Lutheran church, Miamisburg, the West Carrollton Lodge No. 737, F and AM, the Knights of Pythias, and the Grange at Springboro.

Survivors include his wife, Alberta; a daughter, Donna Mae, at home; a son, Charles E. of RFD 1, Miamisburg; his mother, Mrs. Bertha Payne of West Carrollton; two brothers, Raymond and James, both of West Carrollton; six sisters, Mrs. Garnet Kokot of West Carrollton; Mrs. Ruby Peckholt and Mrs. Ardella Zapp, both of Dayton; Mrs. Marcella Urschel of Miamisburg, Mrs. Betty Scott Conover, O., and Mrs. Esther Sorrell of Lewisburg; and one grandchild.


Dorothy D. Peace
Dayton Daily News - October 2, 1993, Pg 9D

PEACE, Dorothy D., 70, of Dayton, passed away Wednesday, September 29, 1993, at Miami Valley Hospital. She is survived by her daughters, Shirley and husband, Wayne Greene of TN., Caludette Bennett and friend, Mike Woods of Enon, Vickie Bennett and Dayton; Patty and husband, Glenn Trimbach of Dayton; Penny and husband, John Peterson of Springfield; sons, Dan Peace and friend, Sue Loyd of Dayton, Bryan and wife, Gaye Maggart of GA.; sister, Bonnie Coffey of Dayton, 1 niece, Linda Sigmund of Waynesville; several great-nieces and great-nephews; 21 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. She was a Catholic Social Services Caregiver, retired from Progressive Industries and the Union Steward. Funeral services 11 A.M. Saturday, Tobias Funeral Home, 648 Watervliet Ave. Pastor Johnnie Cleghorn officiating. Interment Mt. Zion Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-9 P.M. Friday.


Benjamin Peacock
Dayton Daily News - June 21, 1948, Pg 9

Funeral services for Benjamin M. Peacock, 65, of 117 Van Buren st., who died Saturday at St. Elizabeth hospital, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hoyne funeral home, 1817 E. Third st. Burial will be in Willowview cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Monday.


Noah Pearson
Dayton Daily News – November 3, 1930, Pg 19

Funeral services for Noah Pearson, 85, who died Sunday at 7:45 p.m. at the residence, 1 1/2 miles south of Pleasant Hill, O., will be held at 10:30 Tuesday morning from the residence, Rev. O. P. Furnan officating. Burial at Ludlow Falls cemetery. He was a Civil War veteran. Three nieces survive.


Ross C. Peck
Dayton Daily News - February 21, 1980, Pg 40

PECK, Ross C., of 5800 N. Main St., passed away Tuesday at Miami Valley Hospital. Survived by his wife, Pauline C., 1 brother, James Peck of Mesa, Ariz., several nieces and nephews. He was a retired Inspector from Frigidaire after 38 years. He was a member of the Frigidaire 25 year club. Funeral services 9:30 a.m. Friday, Tobias Funeral Home, 648 Watervilet Ave. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Holy Trinity Church. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.


Charles Pennman
Dayton Daily Journal - May 8, 1923, Pg 2

Charles Pennman, 39, of 49 Wyoming street, died yesterday in the St. Elizabeth hospital after a lingering illness. He was a world war veteran and is survived by his widow, Elizabeth, and two brothers, John and George of Dayton.

The body was removed to Undertaker Frank Riesinger's establishment. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.


Helen A. Penquite
Dayton Daily News - December 17, 1948

Funeral services for Mrs. Helen A. Penquite, 60, of 1522 Alberta st., who died at 8:24 p.m. Thursday, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Witmer Bros. funeral home, 239 N. Ludlow st., in charge of Reader George Burley. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

She was a life resident of Dayton and a member of the Second Church of Christ Scientist.

Surviving are a son, Paul D. of Dayton; her father, Robert Trangenstein; and three brothers, Hugo, Arthur and Edward Trangenstein, all of Dayton; a sister, Mrs. Alma Smith of Colorado Springs, Col., and one grandson.


Jack Perry
Dayton Daily News – September 22, 1936, Pg 6

Funeral services for Jack Perry, six-year-old son of Mrs. Mary Perry, 20 W. Schantz av., and who died at 11 a.m. Sunday, were conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at the Leo Walter funeral parlors. Burial was in Woodland cemetery.


John Peterman
This obit, provided by Karen Ansley Krugman at, was in her grandmother's bible. The source is unknown.

Mr. John Peterman died Wednesday evening.

The death of John Peterman occurred Wednesday evening.

Mr. Peterman was born July 26, 1826 and was therefore at the time of his death, 75 years, 9 months, and 20 days of age.

He came to America in 1849 and on March 21, 1852 was united in marriage to Miss Henrietta Magdalene Hagle. In 1857 Mr. Peterman came to Germantown and for 5 years resided in the village. He then moved onto the farm about 3 miles northwest where he has resided ever since.

The funeral will be held from the house at 12 o'clock Saturday and from the Lutheran church at 1.


John Peterman
Germantown Press - Thursday, January 18, 1934, Pg 4, Col 3


Mr. John George Peterman, aged 74 years, died Friday, January 12th, at his home, corner of Walnut and Gunckel streets. He had been in failing health for the past several years. He is survived by his wife, Sarah, two daughters, Mrs. Wesley Barnhart, and Mrs. Jesse Hinkle; three grandsons and one great grandson; one brother, William; four sisters, Miss Lillie Peterman, Mrs. Clemmer, Mrs. Carrie Clemmer and Mrs. Weaver, the latter living near Miamisburg.

Funeral Services were held on Monday afternoon from the Reformed Church of which he had been a member for 30 years. Rev. E. F. Schottke, pastor of the Church was in charge. Burial was made in Germantown Cemetery.


Lillie B. Peterman
Germantown Press - Thursday, March 13, 1958, Pg 1, Col 3

Miss Lillie B. Peterman of Germantown Rt. 1, died at the Friendly Nursing Home in Miamisburg at 12:05 p.m., Saturday, March 1.

Miss Peterman, who was 83, had lived at the nursing home since 1956 and had been in failing health seven years.

She was the daughter of the late John and Henrietta Maghle Peterman, pioneer residents of German Township. She was a member of St. John's Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

Surviving is one brother, William, with whom she resided.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 4 at the John Arpp Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Bressler officiating. Burial was in Germantown Cemetery.


Sarah Peterman
Germantown Press - Thursday, January 28, 1937, Pg 4


Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah H. Peterman, were held Sunday afternoon at the Reformed Church. She had long been one of that Church's most faithful members. Her pastor paid a wonderful tribute to her life, pointing out the power of consecration to God's Will, which she had so splendidly illustrated.

Mrs. Peterman was the widow of George J. Peterman, who passed away three years ago this month. She was born in this locality 72 years ago, and had found satisfaction in living here her entire life. She was confirmed in the Reformed Church about 55 years ago and had set a record in that Sunday school for continuous attendance for a period of 11 years.

Relatives who survive include, two daughters, Mrs. Anna Barnhart, Mrs. Lottie Hinkle; three grandsons, Clarence Barnhart, Delbert Barnhart, Eldon Hinkle; two great grandchildren, three sisters and four brothers.



William Peterman
Germantown Press - Thursday, August 26, 1965, Pg 2, Col 5


Funeral services were held at 10:30 am today (Thursday) at the John A. Arpp Funeral Home for William H. Peterman, 92, formerly of Germantown, who died Monday morning at Bethany Lutheran Village where he had resided since 1960. Burial was in Germantown Cemetery. He had been ill for 10 days.

A retired farmer, he was a member of Emmanuel's Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Survivors are several nieces and nephews.


Charles E. Peters
Dayton Daily News - June 21, 1948, Pg 9
(Picture accompanied Peters obituary.)

Funeral services for Charles E., 69, of 1809 King av., an employe of the Peter Kuntz Lumber Co. who died Saturday at Grandview hospital, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Morris Sons funeral home, 1809 E. Third st., by Rev. H. W. Hanshue. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Monday.


Anna Petkus
Dayton Daily News - December 17, 1948

Mrs. Anna Petkus, 55, a resident of Dayton for 35 years, died at 2:15 p.m. Thursday at her residence, 260 Air st., after a one week illness. She was a native of Lithuania.

She was a member of Altar Society of Holy Cross church, the Catholic Ladies of Columbia and Roman Catholic Ladies Auxiliary of Lithuania.

Surviving are her husband, Peter J.; two daughters, Mrs. Barbara Rafalo of Cincinnati and Mrs. Eleanor Mantz of Dayton; four sons, Joseph, a United States Civil Service employee in Japan, Peter Jr., Michael and Charles of Dayton.

Funeral services will be conducted at 8:30 a.m. Monday at the residence and at 9 a.m. at Holy Cross church. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery.


Infant Petry
Dayton Daily News - March 9, 1952, Sec 4, Pg 7

Infant twin daughter of Martha and William Petrey, 22 S. Orchard av., died at 3 p. m. Friday at St. Ann's hospital. Survivors besides the parents include a twin sister. Private services will be held at 11 a. m. Monday at Woodland cemetery.


Frank J. Pfeiffer
Dayton Daily News - December 31, 1942, Pg 5

Frank J. Pfeiffer, 64, of 400 Upland av., became ill at work Thursday and died at 9:30 a. m., shortly after he was brought home. He had been employed as a machinist at the Dayton Specialty and Machine Co. for 18 years.

He was born in Dayton and lived here all his life. He was a charter member of O. O. O. M., Dayton lodge No. 73.

Surviving are the widow, Marie E.; three sons, Frank F., vice president and sales manager of Reynolds and Reynolds Co., Dayton; Hary J. and Walter G., of Dayton; one daughter, Mrs. Hazel H. Heck; one brother, Fred; a sister, Mrs. Catherine Barr of Inglewood, Cal.; eight grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence after 7 p. m. Saturday.


Edward L. Pflum
Dayton Daily News – July 8, 1908, Pg 6


Edward M. Pflum, aged 33, died at his residence, 1224 Richard street, Tuesday afternoon, after a lingering illness of nine months' duration. Prior to his illness he was in the wall paper department of P. M. Harman's store, where he enjoyed the confidence of his employer and the respect of his associates. The faculty of making friends was marked in him, and a large number of acquaintances will feel his loss.

Left to mourn him are his mother, Mrs. Mary Pflum; two brothers, Charles and William Pflum, and four sisters, Mrs. Mary Roberts, Mrs. Emma Kinney, Mrs. Minnie Lauterbach and Mrs. Louisa Witte.

The funeral will be held at the residence Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock and will be conducted by Rev. M. L. Baum, pastor of Hope Evangelical Lutheran church. The remains will be interred in Woodland cemetery.

Dayton Daily News – July 10, 1908

Edward L. Pflum, popular young man of the southeastern section of the city, who passed away Tuesday evening, was buried in Woodland cemetery Friday afternoon, after the funeral services held at the house at 2 o'clock. Rev. M. L. Baum, pastor of Hope Evangelical Lutheran church, officiated.


Margaret Phillipp
Dayton Daily News - March 7, 1952, Pg 35

Services for Mrs. Margaret Phillipp, 72, of 734 Creighton av., will be conducted at 10 a. m. Monday at the residence by The Rev. Harvey C. Hahn. Burial will be in Woodland cemetery and friends may call at the home after 1 p. m. Sunday. Mrs. Phillipp was the wife of August Phillipp, founder of Phillipp's pharmacy, 1336 Xenia av. She died Thursday morning.


David A. Phillips
Dayton Daily News - Thursday, June 3, 1954, Pg 45, Col 1

Services for David A. Phillips, 71, of 27 Xenia Ave will be conducted at 2:30 pm Saturday at the Westbrock funeral home, 1712 Wayne Ave., by the Rev. John Mittermaler. Burial will be in Springboro cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 pm Friday.

Mr. Phillips died Wednesday in St. Elizabeth Hospital after a six year illness.

Surviving are his wife, Louise, a daughter, Mrs. Lorena Getter of Miamisburg; a son, Russell of Lisbon, N.H.; two sisters, Mrs. Irvin Barkaloy [sic] of Dayton and Mrs. Elva Barkalow of Franklin; four brothers, Elwood and Charles of Miamisburg, John of Brookville and Earl of Germantown and two grandchildren.


Earl C. Phillips
Germantown Press - Thursday, September 9, 1976, Pg 2

Earl C. Phillips, age 73, of 263 West Market Street, passed away Friday morning at Grandview Hospital. He was retired from NCR assembly (D) 1967 after 42 years of service, 50 year member of Jr. Order United American Mechanics, Miamisburg, Germantown Masonic Lodge No. 257, Germantown Senior Citizens and a past director of Germantown Federal.

Survivors include his wife, Irene, 3 daughters, Mrs. Marlo Hassler, Germantown, Lois McIntoish, Dayton, Mrs. Reba Curry, Dayton, 1 son, Daryl Phillips, California; step daughter, Mrs. Sarah Gephart, Dayton, 2 step sons, William Rauch, Centerville, Davilla Rauch Jr.; 2 brothers, John Phillips, Brookville, Charles Phillips, Miamisburg; 18 grandchildren, 14 step grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 3 step great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at the John A. Arpp Funeral Home with the Rev. Russell Christman officiating. Burial was in Arlington Cemetery.


Elwood Phillips
Miamisburg News - Tuesday, February 19, 1963, Sec. 1, Pg 3, Col 5


Funeral Services were 1 pm, Monday at the Swart Funeral Home, West Carrollton, for Elwood W. Phillips, 75, of 10759 Wood Road SE., of Miamisburg, who died Friday, 4:30 pm after a sudden illness.

The Rev. Oliver Arne Rajala of the First Lutheran Church officiated at the services. Interment was in Springboro cemetery.

A native and life long resident of the area Mr. Phillips was a retired farmer.

Surviving are his wife, Edna; two sons, Raymond of Bradenton, Fla. and Elwood V. of Moraine City; five daughters, Mrs. Alberta Cramer, Mrs. Mary Bennett and Mrs. Hazel Houk, all of Miamisburg, Mrs. Goldie Green, Brookville and Mrs. Helen Cox of Hudson, Florida; three brothers, Charles Phillips, Miamisburg, John of Brookville and Earl, Germantown; a sister Mrs. Maraby Barkalow, Dayton; 19 Grandchildren and six great grandchildren.


John E. Phillips
Dayton Journal Herald - August 6, 1986, Pg 37

Phillips, John E., 91, of 303 Edgebrook Dr., Brookville, died Monday at Good Samaritan Hospital after a short illness. He was a retired Delco Moraine employee, Member of the Community United Methodist Church, Brookville and Brookville Senior Citizens. Preceded in death by his wife, Bertha in 1977, and son Wesley in 1983. Survived by daughter, Winifred Phillips of Arcadia, Fl.; son and daughter in law, Ronald and Barbara Phillips of Lewisburg; 6 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Funeral services 10:00 am Friday at the Gilbert Funeral Home, Brookville. Rev. Richard Davis officiating. Interment at Arlington Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 5:00 - 8:00 pm Thursday. If desired contributions may be made to the Brookville Rescue Squad. Envelopes will be provided.


Mrs. William Phillips
Miamisburg News – February 26, 1920, Pg 4

Mrs. Wm. Phillips died last Sunday of paralysis at her home southeast of town. Funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the Progressive Dunkard church. Interment at Springboro.

He [sic]leaves two sons, Paul L. Sharters and five sons. The deceased's maiden name was Early and she leaves five brothers: Albert, Peter, David Charles and Jacob Early, and one sister, Mrs. Mary Emby.

[Submitters note: This obit is so full of errors I have mixed emotions about putting it up on your site. She is Sarah Jane Early, married to William H. Phillips. Together they have ten children, two daughters who both married Barkalow brothers and eight sons, all of which outlived Sarah Jane. The brothers are correct though. Her parents were David Early & Elizabeth Gebhart. Sarah Jane & William are my great great grandparents. Full documentation available upon request. -Karen Ansley Krugman]


William H. Phillips
Miamisburg News - Thursday, January 21, 1929, Front Pg


Was on way to Franklin when stricken with Heart Attack

William H. Phillips, well known farmer residing with his son, Charles on the Mill Road east of Miamisburg, was stricken suddenly by death in his automobile Tuesday morning while on his way to Franklin.

Mr. Phillips left the farm in apparent good health about 9:30 o'clock to drive to Franklin. He was found dead at the wheel of his car in front of the Howard Rockey farm about three quarters of a mile from his residence about 11 o'clock by Roy Forbes, substitute rural mail carrier. His death was due to a heart attack.

Mr. Phillips evidently felt the attack coming upon him for his had pulled his machine off to the side of the road, although the motor was still running an hour and a half later.

He was 70 years of age having been born March 20, 1858 in Virginia. Surviving him are six sons: Elwood, David, Robert, Charles, John and Earl, all of near Miamisburg; two daughters, Mrs. Mariba Barkalow of west of Miamisburg and Mrs. Alva Barkalow of Franklin.

Funeral Services will be held Friday afternoon at two o'clock from the Progressive Brethren Church, east of Miamisburg and interment will be at Springboro.


Elizabeth Pierce
Dayton Daily Journal – March 13, 1950, Pg 15

Mrs. Elizabeth Pierce, 86, a native and lifelong resident of Dayton, died at 11:35 p. m. Sunday at the Spearman rest home, 1620 Manette pl., where she had lived for several years. Surviving are a son, John of Dayton, 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.


Stella Pietrazack
Dayton Daily Journal – November 20, 1922

Funeral services for Stella Pietrazack, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pietrazack, 268 Alton av., who died Saturday afternoon, will be conducted Tuesday morning at 8 o'clock in St. Alden's church. Burial will be Calvary cemetery.


William Pike
Dayton Journal - April 17, 1935, Pg 2, Col 2
(Picture accompanied Pike obituary.)

William Pike, 54 years old, proprietor of Pike's Peak inn, one-half mile south of Englewood, dropped dead of heart disease as he walked into the Aman jewelry store, 11 East Fifth street, at 2:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon.

Pike had accompanied his step-son, Elliott Site, to the jewelry store to get a repaired watch. Site summoned an ambulance immediately, but the elder man was pronounced dead before arrival at Miami Valley hospital.

The victim formerly lived in Dayton, having been employed at the Delco Products plant for 12 years, until he opened the inn near Englewood seven months ago. At that time he moved his family to Englewood.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Leola Pike; three sons, George and Charles, of Dayton, and Elliott, who lived at Englewood, two daughters, Mrs. Nellie Maze, of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Carl Adams, of Albuquerque, N.M.; his mother, Mrs. Laura Pike, Livingston, Ky.; two brothers, and two sisters.

The body is being held at the Whitmer funeral parlors pending arrangement of services.


Bertha Platt
Dayton Daily News - July 5, 1920, Pg 11

The body of Bertha Platt, 48, who died Saturday night, has been sent to West Milton for burial.


Geba Podojak
Dayton Journal – May 27, 1922

Funeral services for Geba Podajak, 37, who died Friday afternoon in his residence, 83 Hungarian colony, will be conducted this afternoon at 1 o'clock in his late residence and at 1:30 in the colony church. Burial will be made in Calvary cemetery.


Mildred Poeppelmeier
Dayton Daily News - October 19, 1918, Pg 10, Col 2

Miss Mildred Poeppelmeier is Dead After a Lingering Illness

Miss Mildred Poeppelmeier, daughter of William Poeppelmeier, well-known business man and head of the firm of the William Poeppelmeier Company, died Thursday after a lingering illness. She was a member of the Ladies' Auxiliary No. 185, Knights of St. John. Besides the many friends who mourn her loss, she leaves her father, four sisters, Marie, Viola, Bernice, and Theodora, and two brothers, Raymond and Leo, her mother having preceded her in death three years ago. Funeral services will be held at St. Mary's church Monday at 8:30 a.m.


Elizabeth Poliquin
Dayton Daily News – July 1, 1933, Pg 7


Mrs. Elizabeth Poliquin, 58, died Friday midnight at the Good Samaritan hospital following an operation performed ten days ago. She had been ailing for the past two years.

She had been a resident of Dayton for many years. She belonged to St. Anthony church and to the Ladies' Altar society of that congregation. She leaves her husband, Alfred Poliquin; four sons, Alfred, Daniel, Paul and Francis; two daughters, Label and Lucille; four brothers and two sisters.


George A. Pontius
Dayton Daily News - February 19, 1929, Pg 21


Funeral services for George A. Pontius, 67, formerly an employe of the National Cash Register, who died Monday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. C. Mills, 1724 E. Third st. after an illness of a year, will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Mills residence. Rev. E. R. Wagner will officiate. Burial will be in Hillgrove cemetery, Miamisburg.

He used to live in Miamisburg. Surviving him are four daughters, Mrs. Clara Donahue and Mrs. Mary Marts of Miamisburg, Mrs. Louise Hartman of Moraine City and Mrs. R. C. Mills. There is also a brother, Otto.


Kathleen Mildred Porter
Dayton Daily News – January 30, 1920, Pg 31

Kathleen Mildred Porter, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. G. Porter (nee Hasonstab), died Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the residence, 164 Samuel street. The funeral will be held Saturday morning at 8:30 o'clock at St. Anthony's church. Burial Calvary.


Andrew Posci, Sr.
Dayton Daily News - January 21, 1941

Funeral services for Andrew Pocsi, sr., 60, of 1222 W. First st., native of Hungary and resident of Dayton 36 years, who died at his home Thursday at11:45 a.m. will be held Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and mass at 9 at Holy Name church. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery. Friends may call at the home Friday after 2 p.m. He was employed as a molder at the Duriron Co. Survivors include the widow, Ida; two sons, Joseph and Andrew, jr.; four daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Murray, Mrs. Theresa McDonald, Mrs. Margaret Bowersock and Helen Pocsi; two brothers and three sisters living in Hungry, and seven grandchildren.


William F. Potsmith
Dayton Daily News – October 4, 1916, Pg 13

The funeral of William F. Potsmith will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the residence, 27 South Monmouth street. The burial will be made in Woodland cemetery.


John W. Powell
Dayton Daily News - June 8, 1925, Pg 2, Col 4


John W. Powell, 70, brother of Judge W. G. Powell, died at 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the residence, six miles north of Dayton on the New Troy Pike. He had been in failing health for some time, but was seriously ill only a week before his death. He was born on the residence where he passed away, the farm having been in the possession of the family for many years. His whole life was devoted to rural pursuits. He belonged to Holden Chapel U. B. church. Survivors are his two brothers, Albert and Judge W. G. Powell and his sister, Mrs. D. S. Stoner. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the residence and burial will be in Woodland cemetery.


Anna E. Price
Dayton Daily News - February 22, 1931, Pg 8

Funeral services for Anna E. Price, 61, who died Friday at her residence, 240 Plum st., will be held Sunday at 2 p. m. from the church at Wooster, O., where burial will be made.


Eva Steinau Price
Dayton Daily News - July 5, 1920, Pg 11

Mrs. Eva Steinau Price, wife of Samuel A. Price, died at 3 o'clock Sunday morning at the residence, 34 Oxford avenue.

She was well known in Dayton, especially in Jewish circles. She belonged to the Dayton Women's club, the Jefferson Street Temple, the Council of Jewish Women, and the Temple Sisterhood. She leaves her husband and one sister, Mrs. Celia Steinau.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the residence. Rabbi A. Holzberg, of Chattanooga, Tenn., will officiate. Burial will be made in Riverview cemetery. [same Pg]
PRICE, Eva Steinau, wife of Samuel A. Price, of 34 Oxford ave., died Sunday morning. Burial at Riverview cemetery Tuesday at 2:30, from the residence.


William H. Price
Dayton Daily News - March 1, 1935, Pg 10, Col 6
(Picture accompanied Price obituary.)


Funeral services for William H. Price, 53, of 2123 Home av., who died Thursday morning at Miami Valley hospital, will be held from the residence Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. at the First Brethren church. Burial will be in Hillgrove cemetery.

He was employed as a machinist at the Delco Products Corp. Surviving are his widow, Josephine; a son, Everett; three brothers, Edward, John and Jacob, and three sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Riegel, Johnsville, Mrs. Ellen Sentan, Troy, and Mrs. Ida Willman, Dayton.


Margaret Printz
Dayton Daily News – February 6, 1915, Pg 2

Death of Mrs. Margaret Printz, wife of George Printz, occurred Saturday morning at 12:45 o’clock at the residence, 407 Volusia avenue. She had been suffering from a complication of ills since last July. Mrs. Printz was the daughter of Mrs. Hannah Wallace, of Chillicothe. After she was graduated from the Chillicothe high school, she finished her education at the Randolph-Macon College at Lynchburg, Va. She leaves her mother, husband and two brothers Donald and Richard Wallace, both of Chillicothe.


Wm. H. Pritz
Dayton Daily News - April 17, 1916, Pg 4, Col 1
(Picture accompanied Pritz obituary.)

Prominent Resident of City Succumbs to Heart Trouble Early Monday - Civil War Veteran

William H. Pritz, 72 died suddenly at the breakfast table at his home, 48 High street, Monday morning at 7:30 o'clock. He had been suffering with leakage of the heart for about three months.

Mr. Pritz was one of the prominent residents of the city, being president and general manager of the Dayton Bed Springs Company, president of Company P, Ninety-third Regiment, O.V.I. having been elected at the last reunion, and an active member of Wayne Lodge of Odd Fellows. He was a charter member of the St. Paul M.E. Church.

For his valiant service during the Rebellion, Mr. P5ritz had been highly commended. He enlisted when he was 18 years old and served throughout the struggle. He was one of the honored members of Old Guard Post, serving as chaplain and holding various other offices.

Mr. and Mrs. Pritz celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary March 8 of the present year.

Surviving him are his wife and three sons and three daughters, John C., of Spokane, Wash.; Paul L., of Denver, Colo.; Wesley B., of East St. Louis, Ill.; Mrs. Grace Patton, of Cedarville; Mrs. Helen Hammond and Miss Alice R. Pritz, at home.

The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence, and burial will be made in Woodland Cemetery.


Maria Probst
Dayton Daily News – July 15, 1908, Pg 11

Mrs. Maria Probst died Wednesday morning at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Anton Palmert, 624 North Williams street, where she had made her home for several years. During her residence in this city she endeared herself to many people who will deeply feel her loss. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Huber Loewer, Mrs. Jennie Palmert and Mrs. Carrie Gray, one brother, Anton Probst, and a sister, Mrs. Anna Ziegler. Funeral services will be held at the residence on Williams street Friday morning at 7:45, and at Sacred Heart church at 8:30 and the body will be interred in Calvary cemetery.


John K. Procuniar
Dayton Daily News - May 28, 1976, Pg 43

Procuniar, John K., age 85, of 1438 Betty Dr., Beavercreek and former North Dayton resident passed away Wednesday at Crestview Nursing Home where he had been a resident 6 days. He had been in ill health 8 months. He was born in Montgomery County, June 9, 1890, son of Jacob and Mary McMaster Procuniar. He was a retired employee of DP&L after 42 years of service, retiring in 1953. His wife Elsia Leona King Procuniar passed away in 1971. Survived by 2 sons, John T. Procuniar of Beavercreek, Samuel E. Procuniar of Dayton; 3 daughters, Irene Miller, Dayton, Nettie Cowman, Beavercreek, Wanda Wetz, Kettering; 18 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. 1 son, William F. Procuniar, passed away February 20 of this year. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday from the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle. Burial New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.


Samuel A. Procuniar
Dayton Daily News - July 20, 1954, Pg 24

(Picture accompanied Samuel A. Procuniar obituary.)

Samuel A. Procuniar, 78, of 1600 Adirondack trail, a retired policeman who had been on the Dayton police force 27 years, died at 4 a.m. Monday at Miami Valley hospital after a lengthy illness.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Dayton. He retired 20 years ago and was a member of the Police Quarter Century club.

He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. John L. Macbeth, with whom he lived; two sons, Earl R. and Robert W. of Dayton; a sister, Mrs. Frank Rohrer of Dayton; three brothers, Charles and John of Dayton, and Thomas of West Milton; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Morris Sons funeral home, 1809 E. Third st., by The Rev. C. E. Pellett. Burial will be in Arlington cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.


Elizabeth P. Protzman
Dayton Daily News - February 18, 1929, Pg 16

Miss Elizabeth P. Protzman died Saturday at her home at Cleveland. She formerly lived in Dayton. The body will be brought to Dayton for burial in Woodland cemetery, arriving on a Big Four train which will arrive at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Jesse Prugh
Dayton Daily News - February 24, 1895, Pg 8, Col 3

A Relative of the Prugh Family of Montgomery County

The large number of relatives and friends of the venerable and respected Mr. Jesse Prugh of Piqua had been anxious for some time over his suffering from cancer of the stomach. Friday night the sad news came that the end had been reached.

He died aged 77 years, 5 months and 20 days. Funeral services will be held in Greene Street Methodist Church, Piqua at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Services conducted by Rev. F. G. Mitchell; interment Forest Hill cemetery.

Mr. Prugh had been afflicted for several years, and for the past two months had been in great distress. He was a worthy man held in high esteem in the church and by all who knew him, and beloved by wife, two sons, a daughter, and the very extended relationship.


John J. Pulkowski
Dayton Daily News – February 16, 1954, Pg F17

John J. Pulkowski, 72, of 549 Brightwood av., died at 10:30 p.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth hospital after a four-day illness.

A native of Poland, he had resided in Dayton for 45 years. He had retired three years ago from the Sucher Packing Co.

Mr. Pulkowski was a member of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America and the Polish National Alliance.

He is survived by his wife, Josephine; a daughter Mrs. Ray Kleismit; two sons, Walter and Henry, and five grandchildren, all of Dayton.

Services will be conducted at 8 a.m. Thursday at the residence and 8:30 a.m. at St. Adalbert church. The rosary will be recited at the residence at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may call at the residence after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery.


Margaret Pyper
Dayton Daily News - January 18, 1922, Pg 21

The funeral of Mrs. Margaret Pyper, who died Tuesday morning at her home on the Lebanon pike, will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at David's Reformed church. Burial will be made in David's cemetery. Mrs. Pyper was the widow of the late Hugh Pyper. She had lived on the Lebanon pike most of her life. Her death followed an illness of three weeks, which began with an illness of pneumonia. There are three children, Irvin, James and Samuel Pyper.