Sunday’s Obituary – Pearl Mae Harrington Oak 1883-1976

A TRIBUTE published in the pages of YOUR LOCAL NEWSPAPER Jan 10 1976

Memorial Obituary

Entered Into Eternal Rest Saturday, Jan 10, 1976

Pearl Oak

Pearl Mae Oak, Beavercreek, died Jan 10 at a Portland hospital following a short illness. She was 92.

Born Pearl Mar Harrington in La Porte, Indiana, she married William Henry Oak in that city on Dec. 21, 1901.

The couple moved to Oregon in 1923. She enjoyed gardening and crocheting. Her husband died in 1951.

Survivors include: a son, Clarence, Oregon City; three daughters, Mrs. C.G. (Margaret) Fellows, Portland, Mrs. John (Gertrude) Harris, Gresham; and Mrs. Bob (lila) Larson, Beavercreek; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Sylvia Guthu, Sandy.

Services were Jan. 13 at Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, followed by interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

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Funeral Card Friday – Amanda M Harrington

Amanda Mahala (Ray) Harrington passed away at the home of her daughter, Sylvia Ruth (Harrington) Guthu on 25 Sept 1942, in Sandy, Clackamas, Oregon.  Amanda was born on 1 Jan 1863 in Kosciusko County, Indiana to Joseph and Elmira Ray. She married Orlando Mayne Harrington on 11 Feb 1882 in Berrien County, Michigan.  They had a total of 5 children: Pearl Mae, Rozilla Ann, and Sylvia Ruth. The other two children’s names are unknown; I only know they were born and died before 1900.


Pearl Mae, Orlando, Sylvia, Amanda (I don't know who the children are)

Orlando preceded Amanda in death in 1941. She was survived by her three daughters (Pearl “Mae” (William) Oak, Rozilla (Frank) Ray, and Sylvia (Oscar) Guthu), and several grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Chapman Funeral Home in Sandy, Clackamas, Oregon, with the Rev. L. C. Des Voine of Portland officiating. Committal was at the Sandy Cemetery (Fir Hill Cemetery.)

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