Funeral Service for Mrs. Melvin McCloe

Mrs. Melvin McCloe died at her home in Detroit, Friday, Jan. 8, 1926.

The funeral service was held from the home of her brother, Wm. Rorick, in Morenci, Monday, Ja. 11, Rev. S.N. Oliver officiating. George Pratt sang two selections. The bearers were Messrs. G.H. Rorick, C.M. Rorick, J.P. Rorick, Allie Kennedy, F.T. Sullivan and Earl Baldwin. Interment was made in the Oak Grove cemetery.

Friends and relatives from a distance attending the service were Melvin McCloe, Miss Maud McCloe, Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Nimmo, Virginia Rorick Nimmo, Miss Florence Bryant, Miss Mary Bryant of Detroit; Mrs. Frank Sweeney, Norma Sweeney of Buffalo; Mrs. Lottie Abbaduska, Harold Abbaduska of Waldron, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Stoner, Mr. and Mrs. F.T. Sullivan, Mr., and Mrs. Earl Baldwin, Mrs. G.H. Crane, Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Armsbaugh , of Fayette, O., Mr. and Mrs. John P. Rorick of Adrian; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Guss and family and Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Scott of Medina, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bryant, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Salisbury and family and Mrs. Jake Hathaway of Canandaigua.

Clara Adella Rorick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Rorick, was born near Canandaigua, August 14, 1862. Her girlhood days were spent in the vicinity of Morenci and the place of her birth. Sept. 8, 1882, she was united in marriage to Melvin McCloe, and shortly after they removed to Detroit, which city has since been their home. To this union were born two daughters, Miss Maud McCloe and Mrs. Mertie McCloe Nimmo, both residents of Detroit. She leaves to mourn her loss, these two daughters, her husband, one brother, Wm. Rorick of Morenci, one sister, Mrs. Carl Guss of Medina. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Emma Rorick and Mrs. Frank Bryant.

Source: Morenci Observer, January 14, 1926.

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