Gill Joyce Genealogy

Joseph Gilroy (1886-1955)

Joseph A. Gilroy, Priest’s Brother, Dies

Joseph A. Gilroy died last night at the home of his sister, Mrs. Raymond Cosgrove, 2009 Seventh Place, Washington, D. C.

Born and raised in Pittston, he was the son of the late John J. and Margaret Ann Bonner Gilroy. He was a carpenter by trade and had worked for a number of contractors in the Pittston area until leaving a few years ago to reside with his sister. He was a member of St. Mary’s Help of Christians Church, Pittston.

Surviving are these brothers and sisters: rev. Leo V. Gilroy of Freeland; Sister Mary Madelena, IHM, stationed at St. Mary’s Convent, Scranton; Sister Mary Ethelbert, IHM, Marywood College, Scranton; William F., Pittston; Martin, Newark, N.J.; Mrs. Raymond Cosgrove and Raymond R., both of Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Thomas Gill, Parsons and Elizabeth Gilroy, Freeland.

Funeral will be held from the funeral home, 802 Susquehanna Avenue, West Pittston, with a requiem mass in St. Mary’s Help of the Christians Church. Interment will be in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow. Friends may call tonight 7 to 10 and thereafter 2 to 5 and 7 to 10.

   Wilkes-Barre Record - May 19, 1955

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