Oliver’s Mills Resident Dies

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.

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