Gill Joyce Genealogy
Mary Gillespie Gilroy (1840-1907)
Sudden Death of Mrs. Gilroy
Mrs. Mary GILROY, a highly respected resident of this city, died suddenly at her home in Browntown yesterday morning at 10 o'clock. Mrs. GILROY was born in Ireland and came to this city when quite young and had since resided here. She was a woman highly respected by her neighbors and friends.
The following children are left to mourn their loss: Mrs. Sarah BILBOW and Mrs. James CONNORS of Browntown; Mrs. M. LOFTUS and Mrs. Thomas KENNEDY of Wilkes-Barre; Mrs. M. McGRADY of Kingston. One sister, Mrs. C. HOBAN of Wilkes-Barre also survives. The funeral will be held on Friday morning. High mass of requiem will be celebrated at St. John's Church. Internment in Market Street Cemetery, Pittston.
Wilkes-Barre Record - January 23, 1907
The funeral of Mrs. Mary Gilroy took place from her late home in Browntown yesterday morning at 9 o’clock. A high mass of requiem was celebrated in St. John’s Church at 9:30 and interment was made in St. John’s Cemetery. The mass was celebrated by Rev. M. J. Manley and many out of town people were in attendance at the funeral.
The pall bearers were Patrick, Michael, Martin F., James, John and Martin Gilroy, all nephews of the deceased. Undertaker McLaughlin of Wilkes-Barre had charge of the remains.
Wilkes-Barre Record - January 26, 1907