Name: Esther Margaret "Essie" (McAninch)
From: The Leader-Vindicator, New
Esther M. Neill, age 90, 156 Maple Street, Hawthorn, died at 1:40 pm, Friday,
November 11, 1983, at Brookville Hospital.
Date: Wednesday, November 16, 1983
She was born December 2, 1892 in Brookville, the daughter of Henry [sic] and
Hanna Yeoman McAninch. She was a member of the Hawthorn Calvary United Methodist
Church. Married Ralph R. Neill (who died in 1977).
Survivors: 3 sons, Everett Neill, California; Paul Neill, Sigel; Ralph R. Neill,
Jr., Ringgold; 4 daughters, Ethel Troup, Hawthorn, Mrs. Samuel (Ruby) Copenhaver,
Albany, GA; Mrs. Harold (Helena) Crissman, Strattanville; Mrs. Darl (June) Bish,
Hawthorn; 36 grandchildren, 68 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: son Preston, 2 daughters Verna and Jessie; 5 brothers:
John, Samuel, Edward, Joseph, Claude; 3 sisters: Mary, Mabel, Amy [sic - should
be Ada, per Ethel (Neill) Troup]. She was the last surviving member of her
Rev. Mark A. Stewart officiated at funeral (at Charles D. Alcorn Funeral Home,
Buried at Langville Cemetery, Beaver Township, Jefferson Co., PA.