Mrs. Anthony Loftus, a well known resident of Yatesville, died at one of the Wilkesbarre hospitals last night she having been taken there for treatment a week or so ago. The remains were brought to her home today. The announcement of the funeral will be made later.
Pittston Gazette - July 1, 1901
Mrs. Loftus, one of Pittston's aged and respected inhabitants, passed away during Sunday night at the Wilkes-Barre Hospital, where she was taken for treatment. Mrs. Loftus for many years resided near Yatesville. She is survived by seven adult children: John, Michael, Anthony, Martin Thomas, Nellie, Kate and Mrs. James Roach, all of this city. Martin F. and John Gilroy are nephews of the deceased.
Mrs. Loftus was a patient, industrious soul and was conscientious and upright in her private life. To-morrow morning at 9 o'clock from St. John's Church the funeral will be held., leaving her late residence at 8:45 am. A requiem mass will be celebrated. The remains will be taken to Market Street Cemetery for Interment.
The Wilkes-Barre Record - July 2, 1901
The funeral of the late Mrs. Anthony Loftus, of Yatesville, who died the forepart of the week in a hospital at Wilkesbarre, was attended this morning at 9 o'clock from St. John's church a high mass being celebrated by Rev. Father Quinnan. Interment was made in the Market street cemetery.
Pittston Gazette - July 3, 1901