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Funeral of the Late Mr. David…


Funeral of the Late Mr. David Davies, Penrhswcetber. The remains of the late Mr. David Davies, 11, Cynon-terrace, Penrhiwceiber, whose, death was recorded in our last issue, were interred at the New Cemetery, Mountain Ash, on Sat- urdhv afternoon, amidst general tigns of sym- pathy and regret. Although it was pay-day at the local collieries, a very large number of people assembled to pay their last tribute of respect to the deceased, who was held in the highest esteem, not only by those with whom he came into immediate contact, but also by the public in general. At the funeral, the deacons and members of Hermon (W.C.) Church wore present in large numbers, and their de- meanour eloquently bespoke their profound re- gret at the death of one who had always en- deavoured to further their interests to the best of his ability, and without the remotest aspira- tion to self-advancement. After a short ser- vice at the house, conducted by the Rev. OJ. Jbn-es (Hermon), of which church deceased' lud been a deacon for many years, the funeral cor- tege wended its way towards the cemetery, where the Rev. T. J. Edwards, Pontmorlais, Merthyr (and late pastor of the Calvinistie Methodist Church at Penrhiwceiber), and the Rev. H. T. Stephens, Carmel, Aberdare, spoke and offered prayer. The mourners were:—Mr. David Davies, son; Mrs. D. Davies, widow; Mr. and Mrs. Stephen P. Davies. eon and daughter-in-law; Mr. and Mrs. William Jones, daughter and son-in-law; Rev. Richard Wil- and Mr". Williams, daughter and son-in- law Miss Maria Davies. grand-daughter; Mr. Benjamin Jones, Ystrad; cMr. and Mrs. John Jones, Aberdare; Mr. and Mrs. Ben Davies, Mountain Ash; Mr. D. J. Price, Abercynon; Mr. David Henry Davies, and Mrs. W. Wil- liams, Mountain Ash; Mr. David Davies. Mas- ters John and Willie Powell, Stephen P. Da- vies, and Miss Magiie, J. Lewis, London Coun- cillor W. Jones and Mrs. Jones, Treharris, and Master Charles and Mr. Jones. The bearers were the following deacons of HeTmon Churcn: Messrs. David Jones, Evan Thomas-, Daniel Price (G.W.R. stationmaster), and Rees Roes. The following ministers were present:—Revs. David Jones, B.A., and David Lloyd. Penrhiw- ceiber; g, T. Williams, Penuel; D. Davies, Moriah, Miskin; T. J. Williams, Wattstown; T. J. Edwards, Pontmorlais, Merthyr; II. T. Stephens, Carmel, Aberdare; John Morgan, Bryrre-ion, Trecynon; R. W. Jones, Tabernacle, Abercynon; Lemuel Jones. Trevecca College, Talgarth; W. Jones, Porth; and W. Morris, Cwrnaman. Amongst the general public were: Messrs. Phillip Jones. M.E.. of Albion Colliery, Cilfynydd; W. Fen wick, Abercynon; E. M. Davies, Talgarth; Mrs A. Davies, Tylors- town Mr. M. Thomas, Mr. John, Morgan, Mr. John Williams, Manchester House; Mr. W. A. Morgan; Mr. W. Williams, Blaengwawr, Aber- dare; Mr. R. Griffiths, Cilfynydd, and others. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr. William Hughe". undertaker, who also sup- plied the coaches. Wo tender our sympathy to the bereaved family in their poignant grief at the loss of a devoted husband and a truly ciind- j ther.





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