Obituary – Duffield H Thompson
Contributed to Genealogy Pit Stop
By Dennis Goddard
The Evening Review, East Liverpool, OH
D. H. Thompson Crushed By Wellsville Slide
Marking the third fatality on CWA projects within 32 days in Columbiana County, Duffield H Thompson, 55, of the Wellsville Salineville road, was killed today at 10 a.m. when crushed under a landslide in the Anderson limestone quarry, near Wellsville. Several other workers narrowly escaped injury. He leaves a widow, Mrs Elizabeth Groner Thompson; his mother, Mrs Duffield Thompson of Toronto, and four sisters, Mrs Mary Grizella of Toronto; Mrs Sarah Dennis of Cleveland; Mrs May Welch of West Bridgewater, Pa, and Mrs Clifford Rollings of Cannonsburg, Pa. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m.in the MacLean funeral chapel, Riverside Avenue, Wellsville, in charge of Rev Isaac K Teal, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Wellsville. Burial will be made in Spring Hill Cemetery.