Benjamin F. Belles, 65, a well known resident of Oliver’s Mills for the last 30 years, died at 1:30 o’clock this afternoon at the family home following four months illness of general debility. He was formerly employed by Dupont Powder Mill.
Surviving are his widow and these children: Mrs. James Herriotts of Laurel Run, Mrs. Almon Barnes of Oliver’s Mills, Mrs. Remmel Blankebush of Caramus [sic], N.J., Charles and Abram of Oliver’s Mills, James of Mountain Top, and George of Endicott, N.Y.; two sisters, Mrs. Curtin [sic] Casterline of Wilkes-Barre, and Mrs. William Hurx of Buck Township; also a brother, William.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at the late home. Interment will be in Fern Knoll Burial Park at Dallas.
Source: Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, October 2, 1935.