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Mulqueeny Bros. Funeral Homes

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1922       Mulqueeny Bros. Funeral Home established by James J. Mulqueeny (1892-1925) and William Mulqueeny (1895-1962), located on High street, in the Stern Building, Fairport Harbor, Ohio [1]
1932      Moved to new building at 312 Eagle Street, Fairport Harbor, Ohio. Thomas P. Mulqueeny (1889-1954) joined the Funeral Home. [1]
1952       Mulqueeny Bros. Funeral Home added a second location at 99 East Erie Street, Painesville, Ohio. James J. Mulqueeny (1927- ) joined the Funeral Home. [2, 3]
1974       Second location at 99 East Erie Street, Painesville, Ohio, closed and building sold.
1975       Mulqueeny Bros. Funeral Home merged with Spear Funeral Home into Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Homes.
1982       James J. Mulqueeny, Jr. "Jay" (1960- ) joined the Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Homes.[4]
1990       Brian C. Waite joined the Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Homes.


[1] The Painesville Telegraph. Editorial 11 May 1962. (Good summary of history following 9 May 1962 death of co-founder W. E. Mulqueeny.)

[2] The Painesville Telegraph 5 January 1952 (article with photographs).

[3] The Painesville Telegraph 29 January 1985 p. 13 (lengthy article by Jessie Hayduk with photographs also covers history of Spear Funeral Home.)

[4] The Painesville Telegraph. 8 January 1952 (large advertisement with photographs of two Funeral Homes.)

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