Easton Express, October 15, 1953, Page 22
Horace Budd Folk, 52, Ex-Easton Man, Served As Merchant Seaman
Horace Budd Folk, 52 former Easton resident who served in
the U.. S. Maritime Service During World War II, died last
night at 7:30 o'clock in the hospital in Hoboken, NJ.
Mr Fold, a resident of Hoboken was emplyed in the shipping
deparment of the Lipton Tea Company there. He had lived and
worked in the Hoboken since the close of World War II.
Born in Easton, he was a on of the late Horace and Anna Wilhelm
Folk. He worked as a printer at the old Easton Free Press for
anumber of years. After that he moved to Charleston, W. VA.
and took a job with The Charleston Gazette.
He remained with the Charleston newspaper for several years.
He later returned to Easton and joined the merchant Marine,
Duing the war he served abourd an oil tanker.
Mr. Folk is survived by a brother, Clarence of Easton, and
five sisters, Mrs. Bertha Bertrand, Mrs. Srah Sutton and Mrs.
Esther Holden, all of Easton; Mrs. Ruth McDermitt of Jersey
City, and Mrs. Mabel Eversole of Trenton. A Brother Harodl,
died before him.
Funeral services will beheld Satruday at 2.p.m in the Ashton
Funeral Home. The Rev. Harry H. Maue, pastor of Olivet Presbyterian
Church, will officiate. Interment will be in Hay's Cemetery.