OSCAR G. FRENCH
Clarksburg (W. Va.) Telegram., January 21, 1932
A telegram was received today by Miss Blanche Steele, 54 Coleman avenue, informing her of the death her brother-in-law, Oscar G. French, 55 of New York city, who died there early this morning.
Mr. French was a former resident of Clarksburg and was employed here as a street car motorman for a number of years.
The message did not give details as to the exact cause of Mr. French’s death, but he had been in poor health since he underwent an operation about two years ago.
Mr. French was employed in a hotel in New York city, where he and his family had resided for a number of years.
The body accompanied by the widow and a daughter, Virginia, the only child, will arrive in Clarksburg tomorrow morning. It will be taken to the Davis Undertaking Company’s establishment, where funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock tomorrow afternoon, followed by interment in the Odd Fellows cemetery.
The Rev. Dr. Homer E. Wark, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church, of this city, will officiate.
Besides his widow and daughter, the deceased man is survived by a sister, Mrs. Fred Madigan, 117 South Chestnut street, Clarksburg. He also leaves two other sisters, Mrs. Frank Spencer and Mrs. Friend Holdren, both of Fairmont.
His widow, Mrs. French, was before her marriage, Miss Myrtle Steele, formerly of Clarksburg.
Clarksburg, ( W. Va.) Exponent FRIDAY. JAN. 22. 1932
OSCAR G. FRENCH
Oscar G. French, 55, of New York City, a former resident of this city, is dead. He passed away early Wednesday morning following an illness extending over a period of two years.
The death message was received by Miss -Blanche Steele, 54 Coleman avenue, his sister-in-law.
Mr. French was employed in a hotel in New York where he and his family had resided for a number of years. The body will arrive in Clarksburg this morning and will betaken to the Davis undertaking parlors on West Pike street where funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock this afternoon.
The Rev. Homer E. Wark. pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church, will officiate and interment will be made in the Odd Fellows’ cemetery.
Besides the daughter, Virginia, who with the mother will accompany the body here, he is survived by Mrs. Fred Madigan, 117 South Chestnut street, Clarksburg, Mrs. Frank Spencer and Mrs. Friend Holdren, and Mrs. Alice Malone, of Fairmont, sisters.
His widow, Mrs. French, was before her marriage, Miss Myrtle Steele. formerly of Clarksburg.
Pall bearers selected last night by members of the family; Duncan Steel, Robert Steel, Roscoe Steel, Paul Madigan, Loren Pierce, Robert Bush, all relatives of the deceased.
Mr. French was a native of West Virginia.