Dies at Age 62;
Miss Lillian Mary Barva died at her home, 1113 south 21st street, at
4:30 o'clock this morning. In failing health since last July, Miss
Barva had observed her 62nd birthday last Saturday, January 2.
She was born in Jefferson County January 2, 1892, the daughter of
Louis B. and Julia [Rosselot] Barva, who preceeded her in death. She
attended Jefferson county schools and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic
The body will lie in state at the Pulley Funeral Home where friends
may call after 3 p.m. Thursday. The rosary will be recited at the
funeral home Thursday evening at 7 o'clock.
Funeral service will be held from St. Mary's Church Fridaymorning,
with the Reverend James P. Burke conducting the funeral mass. Burial
will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Surviving are a brother, Leo Barva of Mundelein, Ill. and five
sisters, Miss Myrtle Barva; Mrs. Margaret Melton; Mrs. Ruth Urich; and Mrs.
Aline Wicks, all of Mt.Vernon, and Mrs. Agnes Miner of Cambria, Iowa.
Four brothers preceeded her in death.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: January 1954
Submitted by: Margaret Marasco