Herbert “Bertie” Holmes

DIED – At the residence of Asa Casterline, in Franklin, on the 19th of June 1881, of diphtheria, Bertie, son of Alvin Holmes, of West Pittston, aged 9 years. Deceased was taken ill while visiting friends in Pincherville, and died there, The remains were brought home for interment, and the funeral took place Monday afternoon.

Source:  Pittston Gazette, June 24, 1881.

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