Reid Christopher Hoenicka

Male 1888 - 1965  (77 years)


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  • Name Reid Christopher Hoenicka 
    Born 19 Jul 1888  Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Dec 1965  Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Mr. and Mrs. Reid C. Hoenicka, 202 Columbia street, announce the marriage of their daughter, Pauline Louise, to Corporal Charles Arlen (sic: Arthur), son of Mrs. Ruth Simons, 315 Frederick street. The double ring ceremony was performed Friday, December 24, in the rectory of St. Patrick?s Catholic Church with the Rev. Charles W. Bogan officiating. Miss Mary Frances Ratke was the maid of honor and Francis Becker served as best man. The bride was attired in a soldier blue dress with which she wore black accessories. A corsage of red rosebuds completed her costume. The maid of honor wore a gold-colored dress with brown accessories. Her corsage was of Talisman roses. The bride attended Catholic Girls? Central High School and Catherman?s Business School. Corporal Moyer has served with the U.S. Army in the Hawaiian Islands and Panama. He is stationed at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. (No source listed, but a handwritten date of 1943 is on the clipping.)

      Reid C. HOENICKA was born on 19 Jul 1888 in Cumberland, Allegany Co., Maryland. He died on 18 Dec 1965 in Cumberland, Allegany Co., Maryland. Former Cumberland Fire Chief Reid C. Hoenicka, 77, of 119 Polk Street, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital where he had been a patient 12 days. Chief Hoenicka had been in ill health one year. Chief Hoenicka joined the Cumberland Fire Department in 1910, three years after the paid department replaced the volunteers in Cumberland. At the time, the department was composed of 23 firemen with two stations, one on the West Side at Spruce Alley, and the other in South End on Browning Street. Mr. Hoenicka was named fire chief in 1916 and retired in 1948. He once recalled when he joined the department the city owned two horse-drawn hose wagons. A native of Cumberland, Chief Hoenicka was born July 19, 1988, a son of the late Christopher and Sophia (Hess) Hoenicka. His wife Bernadette (McKenzie) Hoenicka preceded him in death. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Police and Firemen's Welfare Association and Cumberland Aerie 24 FO Eagles. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Helen Clark, Mrs. Sarah Dorsey, Mrs. Pauline Moyer, Mrs. Bernadette Leidinger and Mrs. Rita Keplinger, all of this city; three sons, John R. Hoenicka, Baltimore, and Charles E. and Phillip F. Hoenicka, both of this city; a sister, Mrs. Minnie Hetzel, city; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body is at the Silcox Funeral Residence where the family will receive friends today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A requiem high mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a. m. in St. Patrick's Catholic Church and interment will be in the parish cemetery. The Rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow at 8:45 p.m. The FOE will conduct a memorial service in the funeral home today at 7:30 p.m. The Cumberland Sunday Times, December 19, 1965.
    Person ID I00960  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2018 

    Father Christopher Hoenicka,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sophia Hess,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F00551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bernadette Veronica McKenzie,   b. 25 Jul 1889, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1959, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 12 May 1909  St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Regina Hoenicka,   b. 17 Dec 1909, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1964, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
     2. Helene Elizabeth Hoenicka,   b. 11 Aug 1911, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1982, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
     3. John Reid Christopher Thomas Hoenicka,   b. 6 Dec 1913, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1975, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     4. Sarah Lillian (Lil) Hoenicka,   b. 26 Oct 1915, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1992, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     5. Charles Edward Hoenicka,   b. 31 Mar 1918, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1990, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     6. Baby Hoenicka,   b. 12 Dec 1919, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1919, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     7. Pauline Louise Hoenicka,   b. 6 Feb 1921, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 2008, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
     8. Mary Cecilia Hoenicka,   b. 25 Feb 1923, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1931  (Age 8 years)  [natural]
     9. Bernadette Veronica Hoenicka,   b. 17 Apr 1925, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 2017, Cumberland, Alleghany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
     10. Rita Virginia Hoenicka,   b. 18 Jul 1927, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 2014, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     11. Phillip Francis Hoenicka,   b. 9 Oct 1930, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1987, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F00550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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