William S. Alling, prominent farmer of Mt. Zion, passed away at 4:30 yesterday afternoon in Pittston Hospital where he had been a patient since August 2. He was 64,
Born and raised at Mt. Zion, Mr. Alling had been engaged in farming practically all his life.
He is survived by two sons and a daughter, William C. Alling, Edward Alling and Mrs. Wilbur DeRemer, all of Mt. Zion.
The body was removed to the funeral home, 296 Wyoming Avenut [sic], Wyoming, where funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:30.
Friends may call at the funeral home tonight and Sunday night.
Source: Wilkes Barre Record, August 13, 1949.