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Violet Mae Hostler

Violet Mae Hostler

Female 1905 - 1980  (74 years)

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  • Name Violet Mae Hostler  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 22 Dec 1905  Bellwood, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 May 1980  Bethel Park, Allegheny Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 16 May 1980  Penn Lincoln Mem. Park, Westmoreland Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I11188  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 7 May 2018 

    Father Reuben Lynn Hostler,   b. 24 Aug 1885,   d. Aug 1970, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Bertha Mabel Snouffer,   b. 2 Jun 1887, Altoona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1964, Aloona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Y  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Family ID F4038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kellar Diebold Hirschbiel,   b. 11 Sep 1903, Logan Twsp, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1983, Bethel Park, Allegheny Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Abt 1925  [4, 9, 10, 11
    Children 
    +1. Alice Mae Hirschbiel,   b. 5 Nov 1926, Altoona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 2009  (Age 82 years)
    +2. Rita Jean Hirschbiel,   b. 20 Feb 1933, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 2017, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 7 May 2018 
    Family ID F4071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1930 census lists Kellar Hischbiel, 26, living with his wife of 4 years, Violet M, 29, and their daughter Alice M., 8. They lived in the household of his father, Andrew Hirschbiel, 63, and mother, Sophia, 51, along with two grandsons. Andrew was a brakeman for a "steam railroad." Kellar was a machinist for General Electric. 1930 U.S. Census, Altoona, Blair Cnty, PA (T 626, ED 7-36, stamped p. 177-B).

      The 1940 census records "Keller D. Herschbach," 36, living with his wife Violet, 34, and daughters Alice M., 13, and Rita J, 7. Also living in the home were some of Violet's siblings, Gilbert E Hostler, 23; Ray C Hostler, 20; and Lillian L Hostler, 21. All were born in Pennsylvania. 1940 U.S. Census, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Cnty, PA (T 627, Roll 3662, ED 69-364, stamped p. 4008-B).
    • Obituary, Tyrone [PA] Daily Herald, p. 2 (14 May 1980):
      "Mrs. Violet Mae Hirschbiel, ... Bethel Park [PA], died Tuesday at her home.
      "She was born in Bellwood [PA], Dec. 22, 1905, a daughter of Reuben L. and Bertha Snoffer [sic] Hostler.
      "Surviving are the husband, Keller [sic] D. Hirschbiel, and two daughters, Alice Behe of Wilkinsburg, and Rita Berardelli, of Bethel Park. Also surviving are seven brothers and five sisters:
      "Clarence M., Bellwood; Norman, of Stuart, Fla.; Gilbert E., Ballwin, Mo.; Roy C., of Pittsburgh; W. Dean of Birmingham, Ala.; Virgil J. of Pittsburgh, Stanley M., of Charleston, W. Va.; Virginia H. Root, of Niles, Ohio; Lillian Hettinger of Williamsburg, Va.; Nita J. Hamilton, of Newport News, Va.; Shirley L. Dotzauer, of Pomplin Plains, N.J., and Marian L. Casaday, of Indiana, Pa. There are eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
      "She was a member of the Trinity Reformed Church of Christ, Wilkinsburg.
      "Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. ... Wilkinsburg. Burial will be in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, E. McKeesport....."

  • Sources 
    1. [S902] PA Snouffers - "Jonathon"|, Anonymous, "Descendants of Jonathon Snouffer/Schnaufer", (Anonymous Pennsylvania or Indiana author and computer report publisher (5 Sep 2000)), pp. 8, 15.

    2. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Alice M Hirschbiel; 27 Jul 2009).

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Violet M Hostler; 14 May 1980).

    4. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 93512422 .

    5. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (William L Snouffer: 30 Oct 1924).

    6. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Emma E Rodgers; 1 Oct 1945).

    7. [S903] Lois S|, Lois Hall Snouffer, From Schnaufer to Snouffer, (Lois H. Snouffer & Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN 46802), 929.2 SN59SL (2013)., p. 84.

    8. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 119163363 .

    9. [S902] PA Snouffers - "Jonathon"|, Anonymous, "Descendants of Jonathon Snouffer/Schnaufer", (Anonymous Pennsylvania or Indiana author and computer report publisher (5 Sep 2000)), p. 15.

    10. [S1092] WW II Draft Cards, 1940-1947|, The National Archives, St. Louis, MO; Records of the Selective Service System, 147, Box 1109, (Online database, https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2238).

    11. [S228] Death Notice|, Death Notice, (Kellar D Hirschbiel; 17 Apr 1983).