Maurice Glenn Widney Sr.


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1. Edna Catherine Gabler

Maurice Glenn Widney Sr. 1 2 3

  • Born: 6 Apr 1913, Doylesburg, Franklin, PA, United States 2 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Edna Catherine Gabler on 15 Feb 1936 in Roxbury, Franklin, PA 1
  • Died: 23 Feb 1980, Chambersburg, Franklin, PA at age 66 3 4 5
  • Buried: 26 Feb 1980, Chambersburg: Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Franklin, PA 3 5

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Obituary: Public Opinion: obituary of Maurice G. Widney Sr. On 25 Feb 1980 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA. 5 Maurice Glen Widney Sr., 66, 101 Crider Drive, Fayetteville, manager of Krefetz Management Inc., South Main Street, died unexpectedly at 11:04 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 1980, at The Chambersburg Hospital. Mr. Widney was born April 6, 1913, in Doylesburg, son of the late Stephen M. and Alma Clugston Widney. He attended the Chambersburg Bible Church. For the last 15 years, he was local manager for Krefetz Management. He is survived by his widow, Edna C. Gabler Widney, two daughters, Mrs. Vaughnie Barnhart, Shippensburg, and Mrs. Phyllis McKee, Falling Waters, W.Va.; six sons: Fred L. Widney, Hagerstown, Md.; Maurice G. Widney Jr., Waynesboro; Wayne G. Widney, Orrstown; Raymond C. and Rodney B. Widney, both of Chambersburg, and Dwight E. Widney, Shippensburg, 16 grandchildren, three sisters: Hazel Monighan, Chambersburg, Mildred Goodman, Harrisburg, and Gladys Henderson, Chambersburg, and one brother, John Widney, Greencastle. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home with the Rev. John R. Springer officiating. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. . Friends and relatives will be received at the funeral home from 7 to 9 tonight, and one hour before services Tuesday.

Maurice married Edna Catherine Gabler on 15 Feb 1936 in Roxbury, Franklin, PA.1 (Edna Catherine Gabler was born on 29 Aug 1916 in Roxbury, Franklin, PA 2 6 7 and died on 13 Jul 2014 in Fayetteville, Franklin, PA 7.)


1, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, Maurice G. Widney and Edna K. Gabler, 15 Feb 1936; citing Marriage, Roxbury, Franklin, Pennsylvania.

2, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, marriage of Fred Lee Widney and Margaret Ione Beecher, 1959.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

4 U.S. Social Security Death Index, null, Feb 1980; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

5 <i>Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA)</i> (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 25 Feb 1980, page 9. Obituary of Maurice Widney Sr.

6, <i>U.S. Public Records Index</i> (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.).

7 <i>Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA)</i> (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 15 Jul 2014, obituary of Edna C. Widney.

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