Roberts, Miss Gertie 1903

OBITUARY – Miss Gertie Roberts
East Liverpool Tribune

Miss Gerite Roberts, aged 23 years, who lives near Jethro with her mother died at Canton, Oh., Saturday (September 12, 1903) after a brief illness. She had gone to that city on Labor Day t visit with relatives and friends. Becoming seriously ill she was taken to a hospital where her condition gradually became more critical until her death.

Mrs. Roberts was getting ready to join her in Canton when a telegram was received Saturday, containing the sad news. Accompanied by Undertaker C. M. Miller, Mrs. Roberts went to Canton expecting to return with the body this morning.

The funeral services will be held in Wellsville today. Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery. The deceased was well known here having worked in different potteries. She leaves her mother and several brothers who are grief-stricken over her untimely death.