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Richard Gill (1849-1929)

Richard Gill

Funeral services for Richard Gill, who died in Dunkirk, Monday, after a few days’ illness, was held Thursday morning at ten o’clock at St. Patrick’s Church, Belfast. Solemn high mass was celebrated by his son, the Rev. Bernard P. Gill of Attica, assisted by the Rev. Francis Coughlin of Erie, deacon; the Rev. Vincent McCarty of Wilson, sub deacon; the Rev. Charles Cauley, assistant priest, and the Rev. Charles Crowley, master of ceremonies.

In the sanctuary were the Very Rev. Edward J. Rengel, V.F., the Rev. S.J. Holbel, Olean; the Rev. James Hawley, the Rev. P.J. O’Dwyer, the Rev. Charles Healy, Buffalo; the Rev. Thomas Mc????, Andover; the Rev. John Keavin, Angelica; the Rev. John Rosier, O.F.M., the Rev. Capistran Petrie, O.F.M., St. Bonaventure; the Rev. John Campian, Angola; the Rev. William Quinlan, Cuba; the Rev. T. Bernard Kelly, Batavia; the Rev. Charles Kemp, Silver Springs; the Rev. John Kelly, Belmont; the Rev. Joseph Callery, Java Center; the Rev. John C. Cox, Fillmore; the Rev. John A. Rochford, Gowanda; the Rev. E.J. McCaffrey, Bolivar; the rev. Benjamin Crane, Belfast.

Relatives and friends in attendance were: Sister Mary Bernardo, Buffalo; Sister Mary Dolorosa, Sister Mary Lucia, Sister Mary Ursula, Attica.

Patrick Gill, Mrs. Charles O’Brien, Hornell; Mrs. Daniel McCarty, Mrs. James Thomas, Mrs. and Mrs. Ira Jones, Henry Redanz, Buffalo; Arthur Killian and Mary Elizabeth Killian, Niagra Falls; George Coughlin, Portville.

Mrs. Elizabeth Gill, Margaret Murphy, Chicago; Miss B. Gill and Margaret Murphy, Chicago; Miss B. Gill, Miss Mae Gill, Thomas Gill, Wilkesbarre, Pa.. D.J. Dougherty, Friendship; Mrs. Leslie Coon, Dr. William H. Mountain, Harry W. Madison, Olean.

Mrs. and Mrs. James Hammond, Dansville; Mrs. Elizabeth McAndrew, Andover; Mrs. and Mrs. A.M. Baker, Wellsville; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Moore, Bolivar; Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. George McAndrews, Scio.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Quinlan, Randoph, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Petrie, Lewis Romasser, Justin Romasser, Mrs. Edward Romasser, Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Reding, Mrs. Jennie Safford; Eugene Reding, Albert Klein, Evelyn Reding, Anna Seagert, Attica.

Mr. Gill was born in Westport, Ireland, April 4, 1849. At the age of eighteen he located in Chicago and finally settled in Belfast, where he lived until five years ago. He survived his brother, Joseph Gill of Chicago, by one week.

Surviving him are three sons, William Gill, Olean; Charles Gill, Dunkirk; the rev. Bernard P. Gill, Attica; five daughters, Sister Mary Bernardo, Buffalo; Mrs. F.S. Dougherty, Mrs. Stephen Fuell, Dunkirk; Mrs. James Eisers, Bolivar; Mrs. Theodore Everman, Dansville, N.Y.; one brother, Peter Gill, San Diego, Calif. And 28 grandchildren.

The bearers were Ed. Leonard, Patrick Loftis, Frank Cosgrove, Michael Cosgrove, James O. Boyle, Lawrence O. Meara, all of Belfast, N.Y..

   A local New York Newspaper - November, 1929

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