This Day In History: 1937-02-05
Funeral services were held for Andrew Mankiewicz at his home on Brook Street. He and his wife had celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on January 28th. A slight attack of “grippe” quickly developed into pneumonia. He was survived by his wife, Julia, four children and two grandchildren. He had been born in Ruranowa, Poland in 1865. He had served as an officer in the Russian Army and had been sent into exile in Siberia for a period of time before he came to America in 1903. He came to Mahwah in 1905 and had worked for twenty-eight years at the American Brake Shoe before his retirement. He was described as well read and keenly interested in psychology.