Name: John Higgins
From: The Olean Times, Olean, New York
Date: Saturday, July 31, 1954
A Native of Canadaigua [sic], where he was born Aug. 15, 1881. Mr. Higgins was employed by Shields Lumber Co., Eldred, and later the Eldred Refinery, retiring in 1940.
Surviving are his wife, Ada Galutia Higgins; one son, Francis Higgins, Emporium; six daughters, Mrs. John Lekas and Mrs. Thomas Moonan, both of Bradford; Mrs. Alfred Grigsby, Eldred, Mrs. Steve Parker, Rixford; Mrs. Clyde McCracken, Salem, N.J., and Mrs. Merle Travis, Hornell; 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Frame Funeral Home, Eldred, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday (Aug. 2, 1954). The Rev. E. Lowell Eldridge, pastor of First Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be at KcKean.