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County Carlow Genealogy


Source  - Sue Clement c2005

"Berkshire Eagle" Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA

7 Nov 1945

J.J. Brophy, 72, Dies Following Long Illness

NEW LEBANON, N.Y. - James Joseph Brophy, 72, a resident of New Lebanon for five years, died yesterday morning at his home following a long illness. Mr.Brophy, a native of County Carlow, Ireland, resided in Mount Vernon before coming to this town. He was retired from the Westchester division of the Third Avenue Railroad, New York.

Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Mary E. Brophy; four sons, Lieut. James J. Brophy, Jr., of Mount Vernon, just returned from two years' service in the European theatre with the Maritime Commission; Cpl. Thomas E. Brophy, of White Plains, a member of the Fifth Air Force, who flew here from Japan on a Red Cross emergency furlough after 27 months' overseas duty; John G. Brophy of Mount Vernon and Frank O. Brophy, both undefeated amateur lightweight boxing champions of Westchester County; a daughter Mrs. Anne DeMent of Bronxville; and three grandsons.

Funeral services will be from the home at 9 tomorrow morning followed at 9:30 with a high mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, with Rev.Francis B. Schatzlein officiating. Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery, New Lebanon Center. The Avery Hall Funeral Home of Stephentown is in charge.

2 January 1952

James Murphy, 68, Dies in Bridgeport
LEE - James F. Murphy, 68, a former resident of this town for several years, died at the home of his daughter in Bridgeport, Conn., yesterday. Mr. Murphy was born in Bagenalstown, County Carlow, Ireland, and came to this country to live in Lee in 1908. During the time he lived here, he was employed at the Lee Marble Works. In 1915, he left Lee to make his home in

Married to the late Mary A. Kilboy of Lee, Mr. Murphy is survived by one son, James R. Murphy of Bridgeport; three daughters, Mrs. Martin Connors of Summer Street, Mrs. George Bartram of Bridgeport, with whom he made his home, and Mrs. Gertrude Palmer of Bridgeport; one brother, William Murphy of Bagenalstown, Ireland; and five grandchildren, all of Bridgeport.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday morning at 9 in St. Charles' Church, Bridgeport. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery there.

17 May 1956
Mrs. Martin J. Connors
LEE - Mrs. Margaret M. Connors, 66, wife of Martin J. Connors, 150 Summer St., died last nght at her home after a long illness. She was born in County Carlow, Ireland, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Murphy and spent most of her life here. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. Besides her husband, Mrs. Connors leaves three daughters, the Misses
Margaret E. and Teresa E. Connors, both of Lee, and Mrs. Lawrence Kelly of Amherst; a brother, William P. Murphy of Ireland, and three grandsons.

The body rests at the Kelly Funeral Home and will be taken to the Connors residence late this afternoon. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 8:30 from the family home and at 9 at St. Mary's Church where a High Mass of Requiem will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

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2001 County Carlow Genealogy IGP