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Funeral Services of
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann O'Neill
Tomorrow Afternoon
The funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth O'Neill, widow of Rev. Jonathan O'Neill, who passed away yesterday afternoon at her home, 608 Fourth Street, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from her late home. Services will be conducted by Rev. W. E. Capper, pastor of First Baptist Church, Pittston, assisted by Rev. C. M. Conway of Nanticoke. Interment will be in West Pittston Cemetery.

Mrs. O'Neill was born near Burlington, Ontario, Canada, on December 29, 1857, and was in her 75th year. Her early life was spent in Canada, where she was married to Rev. Jonathan O'Neill. In 1907 she and her husband came to Pittston, when Rev. O'Neill assumed the pastorate of First Baptist Church, where he served until his death on November 21, 1912. Mrs. O'Neill was a member of the First Baptist Church and was interested in the Ladies' Aid and Missionary societies.

Surviving are three sons, James and John, of this place; Alpheus, of Gasport, N. Y., and one daughter, Gertrude, of West Pittston. Three sisters also survive, Mrs. William Turnbull, of Ft. William, Ont.; Mrs. Duncan Clark, of Owen Sound, Ont. and Mrs. Malchom McCallum, of Durham,

Source: Pittston Gazette; Friday, August 12, 1932

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