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FORNAL Stella

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  • Name FORNAL Stella  
    Born Abt 1910  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Notes 

    • From: An interview with Stella Fornal -

      "During the Depression (Stella) worked at the glass factory (Bryces then Lenox) starting at thirteen years old, passing for sixteen. (Stella) did this for five years until she married."About Mary Duda (Stella's mother)

      "All the children were born at home. There was no electricity or indoor plumbing."

      "'Juja' 'pulled coke.' He was a quiet man who would spend his time in the family garden. He died in the garden. One day he fell over while cutting grass around the garden with a sickle. While tending the last row he fell over and passed away."

      "Andy went up a plank with a wheelbarrow of hot coke and fell into a coke oven. He later developed cancer in his back."

      "(Stella) remembered the Christmas Eve meals of fish and peas and Santa came for the kids."

      "(Stella) leaned to drive when around 60 years old to get groceries and was only allowed to drive around town."

      "Bill (Stella's husband) burned a hole in the sofa while smoking. The sofa caught fire so he pulled it outside and left it under a pine tree. The fire re-ignited and burned down the whole tree. He died in an ambulance on the way to the hospital - as the
    Person ID I015  Fornal-Manno
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2010 

    Father FORNAL Frank Matthew,   b. Oct 1872, Poland (Aus) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1948, Mount Pleasant, Huntington Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother DUDA Mary,   b. Mar 1878, Poland (Aus) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 1900  Spring Garden, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Documents
    FORNAL Frank and DUDA Mary, FORNAL Andrew, FORNAL Paul
    FORNAL Frank and DUDA Mary, FORNAL Andrew, FORNAL Paul
    1900 Census
    FORNAL Frank Matthew and DUDA Mary
    FORNAL Frank Matthew and DUDA Mary
    1920 Census
    FORNAL Frank Matthew and DUDA Mary
    FORNAL Frank Matthew and DUDA Mary
    1930 Census
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet

    Family FUNK William D, Jr,   b. 16 Jan 1909, Mount Pleasant, Huntington Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1993, Mount Pleasant, Huntington Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
    +1. FUNK William D, III
    +2. FUNK Donald
    +3. FUNK Dorothy A
     4. FUNK Patricia
    +5. FUNK Florence E,   b. 10 Apr 1934, Mount Pleasant, Huntington Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1987, Mount Pleasant, Huntington Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] World Family Tree Vol. 5, Ed. 1, Brøderbund Software, Inc., (Release date: August 22, 1996), Tree #0920.
      Date of Import: Jul 27, 1999

    2. [S23] World Family Tree Vol. 5, Ed. 1 (2), Brøderbund Software, Inc., (Release date: August 22, 1996).
      Date of Import: Jul 27, 1999