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"Heps" Hold Smoker.



Miss Laura M Hughes Becomes the Bride of Frank C. Olds

Lotus Conclave No. 127, I.O.H., held a smoker in the Armory Thursday evening, to which a large number of cards of invitation were issued, and a most enjoyable evening was spent.
   Music by the Orchestra enlivened the fleeting hours and an excellent program delighted the audience. Misses Blue and Harris and Mr. W. J. Rogers favored the audience with recitations, Miss Emma Gerhart sang a solo in her pleasing manner, Miss Ruth Gerhart accompanist, a selected male quartette also sant most melodiously, and five little girls, Anna Ricketts, Marion Lunger, Jessie Roderick, Ruth Yeager and Laura Hughes sang "Old Kentucky Home" (a part song, showing the fine training they had received from Miss Weiss, teacher of vocal music in our public schools) and brought down the house.
   Speeches were made by Mr. Oln Bryan and Mr. Cruett of Baltimore. They spoke earnestly on matters pertaining to the organization and held the audience spellbound. It was altogether a gala night for the "Heps." Coffee and Sandwiches ere served and cigars circulated freely among the guests. While the smoker was in progress, earnest workers in the lodge were getting new applicants for membership.


Mrs. Hannah Hughes, of Philadelphia, formerly of Danville, has announced the marriage of her daughter, Miss Laura M. Hughes to Frank C. Olds, of Syracuse, New York, on Monday, April 17. The ceremony took place at the home of the bride’s mother. The bride made a charming appearance in a gown of salmon georgette trimmed with white pearl beads.
   Mrs. Olds is a former Danville girl, but for the past eight years has resided in Philadelphia. She is a graduate of the Gynecean Hospital, class of 1916. Since her graduation she has been doing private nursing. Mr. Olds was employed at Syracuse as an electrician.
   After a honeymoon to Atlantic City Mr. and Mrs. Olds will go to housekeeping at 1718 North 52nd Street, Philadelphia.


Memorial Obituary

Entered Into Eternal RestTuesday, Feb 4, 1986


Frank C. Olds, Sr.;
Building Contractor

Laura M. Olds, 90, 6900 Manasota Key Road, Englewood, died Tuesday (Feb 4, 1986) at home.
   She was born in Scranton, Pa. and came to the area 19 years ago from Philadelphia. She was a homemaker. She graduated from nursing school in 1916 and practiced for six years. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Venice and Philadelphia Navy Mothers’ Club 73, past commander of Philadelphia Auxiliary U.S. Army Ambulance Post 1, and pst president and member of World War I Barracks 764 Auxiliary in Venice.
   Survivors include a daughter, Jeanne Carpenter of Englewood; six grandchildren; for great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
   Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Saturday at Rawles Heritage Plan Funeral Home, Venice Chapel, with services to follow.
   Interment will be at Sarasota Memorial Park.

Frank C. Olds, 802 Bogle, Country Club Estates, Venice, died Sunday at a nursing home. He had lived in the Venice area for the last eight years, coming from Philadelphia, Pa. He was a native of New York state and was a retired building contractor.
   He was a veteran of World War I, retiring with the rank of ___; was a past commander of the Army Ambulance Corps Post 1 in Philadelphia; World War I Barracks 764 of Venice, and the Grace United Methodist Church.
   He leaves his wife, Laura M. Olds; a daughter, Mrs. V. Miles (Jeanne) Carpenter of Manasota Key; three brothers, Meriod Olds of Cortland, N.Y.; Walter Olds of Havertown, Pa. and Orin K. Olds of Mesa, Ariz.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Two sons died while serving in the U.S. Navy.

Frank C. Olds Sr., a retired self employed building contractor, died Oct. 19 in Venice, Fla., where he had lived since 1967. He was 79.
Mr. Olds was a building contractor in Philadelphia for 50 years before his retirement in 1967. He formerly lived in the S. West section of Philadelphia.
   He was an Army ambulance driver in France during World War I and was a past commander of the U.S. Army Ambulance Corps, Post No. 1, in Philadelphia.
   Mr. Olds was a retired Lt. Colonel with the Centennial Legion of Historic Military Commands, Inc., and a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
   Surviving are his wife, the former Laura Hughes; a daughter, Mrs. Jeanne Carpenter; three brothers, six granchildren and three great-grandchildren.


Frank C. Olds, Jr., 47, of 247 Prince Frederick st, King of Prussia, died suddenly on Monday at Sacred Heart Hospital.
   Mr. Olds was born in Philadelphia, Oct. 13, 1924, son of Frank C. and Laura (Hughes) Olds, Sr., Venice, Fla. He was employed by the Mateer Co., Wayne, as a field service engineer for the past seven years. He was a member of Valley Forge Presbyterian Church and served as a trustee of the church. He also was a member of the Franklin Mint Society, and had served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
   Mr. Olds was an active member of the U. S. Naval Reserve, holding the rank of chief petty officer, stationed at the Naval Air Station in Willow Grove. He naval service totaled 30 years.
   In addition to his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Nancy, wife of George Denczi, sherry Lake Apts., Conshohocken; two sons, Wayne and Bruce, at home; one sister Jeanne, wife of Miles Carpenter, Englewood, Fla., and a number of nieces and nephews.
   Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Valley Forge Presbyterian Church, Town Center rd. and Prince Frederick st., King of Prussia. The Rev. Joseph L. Jensen Jr., pastor, will officiate. Interment will be at Valley Forge Gardens. The family will received friends in the multi-purpose room at the church 7 to 8 Wednesday evening. Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund in care of the church. Arrangements are with the Boyd-Horrox Funeral Home, 718 Swede St.