Merced Express, Merced, CA. Fri. Sept 2, 1932


George H. Carter, who had been an invalid for many years, passed away at the County Hospital late last Friday afternoon, and several hours later his step-father, David L. Heffner, passed away in the same institution, his death resulting from hemorrhages after a brief illness.
Double funeral services were held in the Welch & griffin chapel Monday, with the Rev. Dennis B. Rickard officiating, and interment was in the Winton cemetery.

Mr. Carter was born in Genoa, Nevada, sixty-seven years ago, but had resided in California since boyhood.
During his long residence in Merced he was engaged in teaming anf for several years held a contract for transporting the mail to and from the trains and the local Postoffice.

Surviving relatives are his widow, Susie Carter, of this city, his mother, Mrs. Annie L. Heffner; a brother, J.E. Carter of Tipton; three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Carey of Stockton and Mrs. Ora Pebley and Mrs. May Wisdom of Atwater, and a step-sister, Mrs. Clarice Trindade of San Francisco.

Mr. Heffner, who was aged seventy-four years, was a native of Dayton, Ohio. He came to Merced about forty-five years ago to work at his trade as painter and paper-hanger and had resided here continuously since.
His surviving relatives are those mentioned above.

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