Michael Loftus, a respected Pittston resident, died yesterday afternoon at 5 at the famiily home, 18 Pine Street, following two days' illness.
Mr. Loftus was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Loftus, pioneer residents of Pittston. He resided in Pittston during his entire lifetime. His death is mourned by a wide circle of friends.
Deceased was a member of St. John's Church and the Holy Name Society.
Surviving are two brothers Anthony of Hudson, Thomas of Kingston; and two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Gaffney and Catherine, both of Pittston.
The Wilkes-Barre Record - March 6, 1935