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Descendants of Hugh Gority


Generation No. 4


8. JAMES ALVA4 GORITY (THOMAS A.3, HUGH2, HUGH1) was born 1889 in Altoona,Pa, and died November 03, 1958 in Altoona,Pa - Oak Ridge Cemetery. He married DAISY L. HALBERT, daughter of CHARLES HALBERT and IDA BROOKER. She was born October 18, 1889 in Ohio, and died August 1946 in 815 Third Ave. Altoona, Pa - Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Notes for J
AMES ALVA GORITY:
James Alva Gority and his wife Daisy L. are buried together at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Altoona, Penn. Section J, Lot 231. Daisey L. Was born Oct. 18, 1889 and died August 1946.

Notes for D
AISY L. HALBERT:
James Alva Gority and his wife Daisy L. are buried together at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Altoona, Penn. Section J, Lot 231. Daisy L. was born Oct. 18, 1889 and died August 1946.

Mother Follows Son in Death

Mrs. Daise (Halbert) Gority, wife of James A. Gority of 815 Third Avenue, died at 6 o'clock this morning at the home where she collapsed at the time of the death of a son, Robert D. Gority, aged 16, on July 30. Robert died after a breif illness and Mrs. Dority had not recovered from the shock.
She was born on Oct. 18, 1889, in Ohio, a daughter of Charles and Ida (Brooker) Halbert.
Surviving are her husband, the following sons and daughters: Glenn E. of the city, Donald P., in the army, James A., Jr., William C., Francis G., Mrs. Marian Jones, Mrs. Catherine Dorman and Mrs. Martha Landis, Mich., and Mrs. Rollie Hartley of Tipp City, O., and an aunt, Mrs. Laura Widner of South Hampton, Long Island, N.Y.
Friends will be received at the home after noon Friday.
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GORITY-Funeral services for Mrs. Daise Gority of 815 Third Avenue, will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home in charge of Rev. Max Hauser. Interment in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Friends are being received at the home.



     
Children of J
AMES GORITY and DAISY HALBERT are:
17. i.   DONALD PAUL5 GORITY, b. February 11, 1914, Altoona,Pa; d. January 31, 1982, Altoona,Pa.
  ii.   VIRGINIA GORITY, m. (1) BUSS (NOVESELL) NOVOSEL; m. (2) ? ARBOGAST.
  iii.   MARIAN GORITY, m. ? JONES.
  iv.   GLENN E. GORITY.
  v.   MARTHA GORITY, m. RUSS LANDIS.
  vi.   BETTY GORITY, m. HARRY (STELLINGS) STELLINGS.
18. vii.   JAMES A. GORITY,JR, b. September 08, 1917, Altoona, Pa. - Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, Co.; d. November 02, 1992, Colorado Springs, Co.
  viii.   KAY GORITY, m. FRY ?.
  ix.   CATHERINE GORITY, m. ? DORMAN.
  x.   FRANCIS G. GORITY, b. August 27, 1920, Altoona, Pa.; d. October 13, 1989, Blackshear Hospital, Ga.; m. LEOLA SHARP; b. March 27, 1922, Florida; d. July 1994, Waycross, Ga..
  Notes for FRANCIS G. GORITY:
OBIT.

G. Francis Gority

Mr. Gority, 69, of 310 Pomery St., Blackshear, Ga., formerly of Altoona, died at 11:40 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, 1989, at Blackshear Hospital, following an extended illness.
Known as Buss, Mr. Gority retired as a sergeant from the Army, after 20 years' service.
He ws born Aug. 27, 1920, in Altoona, the son of James A. and Daisy (Holbert) Gority, and married Leola Sharp.
Surviving are his wife and five children of Blackshear and several grandchildren.
Also surviving are five brothers and sisters: James A. of Youngstown, Ohio; Betty Stillings of Fowler, Ohio; Virginia Novosel and Kay Fry of Altoona, and Martha Landis of Hollidaysburg.
Interment was made in Blackshear.


  xi.   WILLIAM C. GORITY, b. May 29, 1919, Pa.; d. March 14, 1968, Oak Ridge Cem., Altoona, Pa..
  xii.   ROBERT D. GORITY, b. October 09, 1929, Altoona, Pa.; d. July 30, 1946, 815 Third Ave. Altoona, Pa - Oak Ridge Cem., Altoona, Pa..
  Notes for ROBERT D. GORITY:
Died at age 16 of a brief illness.

OBIT.

Robert D. Gority

Of 815 Third Avenue, a member of the senior class at Altoona High School, died suddenly at his home at 8:30 o'clock this morning, having been taken ill only last evening. He was born in Altoona on Oct. 9, 1929, a son of James A. and Daise (Halbert) Gority. Surviving are his parents and the following brothers and sisters: Glenn E. of the city, David P., in the army, James A., Jr., William C., Frances G., Mrs. Marian Jones, Mrs. Martha Landis, all of the city, Mrs. Virginia Arbogast, Betty and Kay, at the home. He was a member of the Second Avenue United Bretheren Church. Friends will be received at the home after noon Wednesday.

Gority-The funeral of Robert D. Gority will be held at the home at 815 Third Avenue on Friday afternoon at 2:30 0'clock in charge of Rev. Max Hauser of the Second United Brethren Church with internment in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Friends are being received at the home. .


9. THOMAS EARL4 GORITY (THOMAS A.3, HUGH2, HUGH1) was born 1896 in Altoona,Pa, and died March 07, 1947 in Altoona,Pa - Oak Ridge Cemetery. He married NELLIE E. GALBRAITH. She was born 1898, and died 1982 in Altoona,Pa - Oak Ridge Cemetery.

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HOMAS EARL GORITY:
Thomas Earl Gority (Mugs) and his wife Nellie E. are buried together at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Altoona, Pa. Section J, Lot 226. Nellie was born in 1898 and died in 1982. Thomas was a barber and played guitar and banjo in the Gority Brothers Band. The nickname Mugs came from the shaving mugs used in his shop. The wore blackface in the band.

Notes for N
ELLIE E. GALBRAITH:
Thomas Earl Gority (Mugs) and his wife Nellie E. are buried together at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Altoona, Pa. Section J, Lot 226. Nellie was born in 1898 and died in 1982. Thomas was a barber and played guitar and banjo in the Gority Brothers Band. The nickname Mugs came from the shaving mugs used in his shop. He wore blackface in the band.
     
Children of T
HOMAS GORITY and NELLIE GALBRAITH are:
  i.   GERALDINE VIRGINIA5 GORITY, m. FRED GUYER HOLLEN, February 11, Second Ave. United Brethren Church.
  Marriage Notes for GERALDINE GORITY and FRED HOLLEN:
Marriage Record

Hollen-Gority

A quiet winter wedding was solemnized on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 11, at 4 o'clock in the Second Avenue United Brethren Church when Miss Geraldine Virginia Gority, daughter of Thomas E. Gority of 104 East Fourth Avenue, became the bride of Mr. Fred Guyer Hollen, son of Mr. Howard Hollen of Lakemont, with the bride's pastor, Rev. Dr. F.W. Davis, officiating and using the beautiful ring service in the presence of relatives and friends of the couple. The couple was attended by Miss Virginia Rockey and Mr. Jack Richardson. The bride was charmingly attired in a gown of silk and wool tulle in two-tone blue, poudre and light, carrying a royal blue muff upon which was fastened a corsage of gardenias and baby's breath. Her hat, colonial in style, was of royal blue velvet covered with a large blue fowing veil. Miss Rockey wore a dusty pink gown similar to the bride with wine accessories and a corsage of Talisman rosebuds and baby's breath. A reception was tendered the couple in the evening. Mr. Hollen has been employed by the Paragon Textile company for the past thirteen years while his bride is a graduate of the Altoona High school, class of 1937. Folling a short wedding trip, the newlyweds plan to reside in their newly furnished apartment, 2220 Eighth Avenue, this city.

19. ii.   JOHN M. GORITY, b. January 06, 1925, Altoona, Pa.; d. April 17, 1991, Altoona, Pa. - Oak Ridge Cem..
  iii.   SUSAN L. GORITY, m. ? IRWIN.
  iv.   CHARLOTTE L. GORITY, m. ? MILES.
  v.   JOAN M. GORITY, m. ? GRISSINGER.


10. WILLIAM ARTHUR4 GORITY (THOMAS A.3, HUGH2, HUGH1) was born April 09, 1892 in Altoona,Pa, and died March 20, 1973 in Altoona,Pa - Rose Hill Cemetery. He married CLARA JAMESELLA REINHARD February 19, 1915 in Christ Second Lutheran Church - by Rev. Van Ormer, daughter of FREDERIC REINHARD and ANNA MALONE. She was born October 20, 1895, and died May 15, 1993 in Altoona,Pa - Rose Hill Cemetery.

Notes for W
ILLIAM ARTHUR GORITY:
William Arthur and his wife Clara J. are buried together at Rose Hill Cemetary, Altoona, Penn. Section P NE 1/2 Lot 239 Grave 1 at the head. Clara J. was born 1895 and died in 1993. William was a pipefitter with the Pennsylvania Railroad and lived at 504 E. Atlantic Avenue, Altoona, Penn. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Altoona Mirror - Obt. - Mar. 21,1973

William Arthur Gority

Of 504 E. Atlantic Ave., died at 2:55 p.m. yesterday, March 20, 1973, in Mercy Hospital, where he was admitted March 7, after a brief illness. Mr. Gority retired in 1955 as a PRR pipefitter in the Juniata shops. He was born April 9, 1892, in Altoona, a son of Thomas and Louise (Boyer) Gority, and married Clara J. Reinhard on Feb. 9, 1915, in the Second Lutheran Church, Altoona. Suriving are his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Bessie May Geary of Canoga Park, Calif., and Mrs. M. Naomi Murphy of Doylestown; six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Gority attended Girard College, Philadelphia. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. Friends will be received in the Bigelow Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.


Notes for C
LARA JAMESELLA REINHARD:
William Arthur and his wife Clara J. ar buried together at Rose Hill Cemetery, Altoona, Pa. Section P NE 1/2 Lot 239 Grave 1 at the head. Clara J. was born 1895 and died in 1993. William was a pipefitter with the Pennsylvania Railroad and lived at 504 E. Atlantic Avenue, Altoona, Pa. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Funeral Home: Leover? & Cable, (cr# 17305-ts)

Marriage Notes for W
ILLIAM GORITY and CLARA REINHARD:
MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM A. GORITY

Couple to Mark 57th Jubilee

Mr. and Mrs. William A. Gority of 504 E. Atlantic Ave. will mark their 57th wedding anniversary tomorrow. They were married in the Christ Second Lutheran Church in 1915 by the Rev. Van Ormer.
The couple has two daughters, Bessie May, wife of the Rev. Dean W. Geary of Los Angeles, and Naomi, wife of Stanley Murphy, REA express agent at Doylestown; seven grandchildren, and one great- grandchild.
They are members of the First Baptist Church. Mr. Gority retired as a pipefitter with the PRR Juniata shops after 44 years service.

     
Children of W
ILLIAM GORITY and CLARA REINHARD are:
20. i.   BESSIE MAE5 GORITY, b. Abt. 1918.
21. ii.   MARY NAOMI GORITY, b. April 15, 1933.


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