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County Carlow

Death Notices

Source: Sue Clement

Transcriptions of Death Notices

Carlow entries found in the "Irish-American" Newspaper, New York City, Transcribed in the "Irish in New York City" website

Surname Age Given name Occurred at Spouse Native of DoD
Week ending April 12 1884            
MEYER   Margaret Bridgeport Conn nee COR???? Carlow town 22-Mar
Week ending June 28 1884            
WALSH   Maryann 274 Hoyt St Bkln William Ballymore, Carlow  
Week ending Jan 31 1885            
DARGON 68y Mgrt 237 E 106th St Patrick County Carlow  
Week ending Feb 22 1887            
HAWES   Michael 437 W 6th St   Leighlimbridge, Carlow 12-Jan

 


Transcriptions of Death Notices by Treacy Breen <tab1310@hotmail.co.uk>

New York Herald 1877
New York
11th July 1877
RAFTER
On Mon July 9th 1877
Johanna Rafter in the 48 yr of her age, a native of Castletown Co Carlow Ireland.
Her friends and those of her cousin Mary Foreman are respectfully invited to attend her funeral from the residence of her cousin Mrs Foreman on Wed 11th at 1pm.
 
New York Herald 1876
New York
25th Nov 1876
BOLGER
On Thursday 23rd Kate Bolger native of Tullow Co Carlow
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Sat 25th from her residence 223 East 53d St at 1pm sharp.
 
New York Herald 1893
New York
15th July 1893
BOLGER/WALSH
On July 12th Ann Bolger late of Dunleckney Co Carlow beloved wife of John Walsh aged 46 yrs.
Funeral on Sat July 15th at 10am from No 387 3d av to St Stephen's Church east 28th St Interment in Calvary Cemetery.

Sudden death of John Purcell,
who emigrated to London in the 1960sJohn Purcell RIP

 The death occurred suddenly in London on Saturday 21 January of John Purcell, eldest son of the late Michael and Esther Purcell of Coal Market, Kennedy Street, Carlow.

 John was visiting friends in Brentwood, Essex when he died.  He was well known as a carpenter in the Carlow area before emigrating to England with his family in the 1960s to take up a post as resident caretaker at the headquarters of the Provincial Bank of Ireland in Throgmorton Street in the City of London.

 He remained working in the city until his retirement some years ago.  During his time in London, John was a supporter of the Carlow Association and was a regular at many of its functions.

 Over the years, John was a constant visitor to Carlow, where he enjoyed meeting up with family and friends for a drink and a chat.  Following retirement, John lived in Brentwood and, more recently, he moved to Billericay in Essex, where he was living at the time of his death.

 He is mourned by his wife Francis, sons Tony and Leonard, daughters Pauline and Suzanne and grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and friends.  Johnís funeral will take place in London.


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