DORA MAY Wright Tritch
Dora May Wright, daughter
of Elbridge and Martha Ann Wright, was born Nov. 2, 1863, and departed this
life Dec. 28, 1916, aged 52 years, one month and 26 days. The deceased was
united in marriage to John Tritch, Sept. 21, 1882, whom with five children,
four sons-Elmer, Daniel, James, and Weir-and one daughter, Mrs. Logan Parker;
eight grandchildren; two brothers, Marlon of Ottawa, Kansas, Monroe of Fort
Wayne, and one sister, Mrs. Frank Gettings, of Metz, IN, and a large circle
of relatives and friends remain to mourn their loss.
The deceased was born
in Salem township Steuben county, Indiana, where she has lived the greater
part of her life. In the funeral service, which was held at the home, /rev.
Humfreys, of Angola, brought the message from our Saviour's parting words
to His disciples, St. John 14:4 teaching the beautiful lesson, that as Jesus
gave His life in service and self-sacrifice, so Dora ministered, not only
in the home to which she was so devoted, to husband and to children, whom
she loved so tenderly but also to neighbors, who so often turned to her,
were never disappointed. No matter what burdens and sorrows life was bringing
to her, she met them with a cheery smile, and in response to their appeal
for sympathy or assistance, always gave her very best. And this dear Saviour
whow gave his life in ministry, knoweth our hearts, and our every day lives
of truth, purity and faithfulness, that we can trust Him in life or death
, and although with breaking hearts and falling tears, we look up into the
face of our Heavenly Father and commit all to His care, knowing His love
for us, and that He never makes a mistake. At the close of the service,
loving hearts followed her to the cemetery near her girlhood home, where
she was tenderly laid to rest.
Thus cometh life's sunset
to Dora May Tritch, devoted wife, loving mother, and faithful friend.
This is from the 1st page of the Steuben
Republican, Angola, Indiana, January 10, 1917.
Submitted By: Loretta Tritch House