His funeral card is one of those that is folded like an actual card.
The front is an image of Christ and simply says “In Memoriam.” The back identifies the funeral home, which in his case was the Robert A Harris Funeral Home, in Coatesville. The inside left is the Twenty-Third Psalm.
On the right is his information:
In Memory of
March 28, 1917
October 13, 1994
Final Resting Place
Saturday, October 15, 1994 at 1 p.m.
The Reverend J. George Mamourian
Funeral conducted by
The Robert A Harris Funeral Home
Romansville is a beautiful little rural community in
Township in .
The graveyard is the oldest Methodist cemetery in Chester County ,
according to Futhey & Cope’s The History of Chester County, Pennsylvania
with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches. The graveyard dates back to 1811. Chester County
He was born in Nickel Mines, which is a hamlet (not even a village anymore) located in
Bart Township, . It gets its name
from the area mines which are abundant for nickel. The idea of today’s five
cent piece – the nickel – was suggested by Joseph Wharton who bought the mine
back in 1862 … but that is another story for another day! Lancaster
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2016