George Glover 1862-1907
Death of Mr. John George Glover.
We regret to have
to record the death of Mr. Glover, which occurred early on Saturday morning
last, at his residence, Dublin Street, Carlow, after a long and tedious
illness in his forty-fifth year.
The sad event was
expected for some time past, as only a few weeks since we announced his
resignation as Clerk of the Carlow Union, a position which he held for
fourteen years, having previously acted as Assistant Clerk.
duties of the office he discharged with marked ability, and it was with
feelings and expressions of regret the Guardians and general public heard of
his enforced retirement, his courteous and kindly manner having won for him
a wide circle of friends -- who mourn his death and sympathies with his
bereaved widow and young family.
On Monday after a
home funeral service, conducted by Rev. Mr. Abraham, the interment took place
in Killeshin Cemetery.
The funeral was
largely attended and every mark of respect was shown to his memory, most of
the business-houses on the route having been closed while the mournful
service was conducted by the Rev Mr. Abraham and Rev. C. Martin.
mourners were his two young sons, John and Harry; Lieutenant H.W. Glover,
R.A.M.C.; Mr. W.J. Glover, brothers; Mr C. Farley, Mr J. Quinnell, and Mr. R.
included one from the Carlow Masonic Lodges 116 and 91, of whom he was an
Letter to the
Editor [same page]
Dear Sir, - I
desire, through the medium of your columns, to return on my own part and the
members of my family, our heartfelt thanks to the numerous kind friends who
have expressed their sympathy with us in our bereavement ~~
Yours very truly,
Annie A. Glover.
[note added by
Michael Purcell - The following
Thursday the Guardians of the Carlow Poor Law Union met and adjourned as a
mark of respect. Michael Molloy said that John Glover was connected to the
Union for close on thirty years, and served with unvarying courtesy winning
the esteem of the public.
Michael added "It
was admitted that John Glover was one of the ablest clerks of unions in
Mr M. Dooley
seconded the remarks adding " Mr Glover was a man who was kind and courteous
to the poor as well as to the rich".]
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