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Barbara E. (Ahern) Rotert
Barbara E. Rotert, 72, Kansas City, died Saturday, January 1, 2000, at Research Medical Center, Kansas City. Mass of Christian Burial was 10 a.m. Thursday, January 6, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Kansas City, with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Carson Funeral Home, Kansas City, was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Rotert was born January 12, 1927, in Frankfort, Kansas. She worked as a registered nurse for 44 years before her retirement. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Lee Rotert, of the home; son Stephen J. Rotert, Algonquin, Illinois; sons and daughters-in-law, David F. and Jodi Rotert, Sioux City, Iowa, Phillip and Nancy Rotert, Liberty; son and daughter-in-law Gregory P. and Marsha Rotert, Bozeman, Montana; three sisters, Anne R. Rundle, Kansas City, Kansas, Sharon Owen, Frankfort, Kansas, and Shelia Lucas, Shawnee Mission, Kansas; brother Bernard Ahern, Alva, Florida; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Clinton Daily Democrat January 2000
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Thomas "Bud" Aherne
Thomas "Bud" Aherne, who has died in Luton, was one of the heroes of the Republic of Ireland's historic 2-0 win over England at Goodison Park in 1949. A native of Limerick, he hurled with Treaty Sarsfields and played one game for the county team before opting for soccer. A succession of fine performances at left-back for the League of Ireland led to his transfer to Belfast Celtic where he stayed until the club was forced out of football. He was then transferred to Luton Town and played for them until his retirement in 1960. He was first capped against Portugal in 1946 and went on to win 16 FAI caps and 4 for the IFA, including the last all-Ireland team against Wales in 1950. He is survived by his wife Eileen and two sons.
Irish [Sunday] Independent 2 January 2000
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Mary A. (Ahern) Boyda
WORCESTER—Mary A. (Ahern) Boyda, 87, of 68 Sterling St., a longtime Worcester employee, died Monday, Jan. 3, at home. She leaves her husband of 61 years, Francis P. Boyda; three sons, Francis P. "Frank" Boyda Jr. of Worcester, Thomas J. Boyda of Millbury, and John P. Boyda of Wrentham; three brothers, Cornelius P. Ahern of New York City, and Edward J. and Thomas F. Ahern, both of Worcester; a sister, Alice M. Ahern of Holden; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and nephews and nieces. Another son, Michael R. "Buz" Boyda of Worcester, died in 1996. Another brother, James W. Ahern of Worcester, died in 1998. She was born in Worcester, daughter of Cornelius and Mary (Fennessy) Ahern, and lived here all her life. Mrs. Boyda was a clerk for many years with the Registrar of Voters Office of the City of Worcester. She retired 22 years ago. She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, the St. Mary's Guild and the Sisters of Notre Dame Alumni. After retirement she was a volunteer for and later a secretary for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, and was active in senior affairs at Worcester State College. Mrs. Boyda graduated from Ascension High School and after she retired attended Worcester State College where she received a Certificate in Gerontology.

The funeral will be held on Thursday, Jan. 6, from Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward St. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Schools, 50 Richland St., Worcester, 01610. [see also: Anne C. (Ahern) Roy, Alice M. Ahern]

Worcester Telegram & Gazette 4 January 2000
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Paul J. Ahern
Paul J. Ahern of Canton, formerly of Dorchester, died at New England Sinai Hospital Jan. 3, 2000. Born in Boston, Mr. Ahern attended Dorchester High School and graduated with the Class of 1938. He worked for the Automatic Heat Co. for 35 years before retiring in 1976. He was a member of Teamsters Local 25. He leaves his wife, Louise (Carey) Ahern; his daughters, Elaine P. Ford of South Easton and Sharon L. Ellis of California; his sons, Paul J. Ahern Jr. and Richard C. Ahern, both of Stoughton; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held Wednesday, Jan. 5 at Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Donations may be made to St. Gerard Majella Church, 1860 Washington St., Canton, MA 02021.
Stoughton Journal 5 January 2000
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Paul J. Ahern
CANTON — A funeral service was held for Paul J. Ahern, 79, of Canton, at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Dockray and Thomas Funeral Home, 455 Washington St. Mr. Ahern died Monday at the New England Sinai Hospital. He worked for Automatic Heat Company for 35 years and retired in 1976. Mr. Ahern was a member of Teamster Local 25. Born in Boston, he graduated from Dorchester High School in 1938 and lived for a time in Dorchester. Mr. Ahern is survived by his wife, Louise (Carey) Ahern; two sons, Paul J. Ahern Jr. and Richard C. Ahern, both of Stoughton; two daughters, Elaine P. Ford of South Easton and Sharon C. Ellis of California; a sister, Margaret Borg of New York; 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and nephews and nieces. Visiting is from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to St. Gerard Majella, 1860 Washington St., Canton 02021.
Quincy Patriot Ledger 5 January 2000
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Roger Ahern
AHERN (Sheanbeg, Ballyduff Upper, Co. Waterford) - On January 7, 2000, at the Regional Hospital, Waterford, Roger, beloved husband of Bridie (nee Canning) and loving father of Patrick, Con, Meehaul and Ann. Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughter, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nephew, nieces and a large circle of relatives and friends. Removal today (Saturday) from his residence at 7p.m. to St. Michael's Church, Ballyduff. Funeral on tomorrow (Sunday) after 11.30a.m. Mass to St. Michael's Cemetery, Ballyduff. May he rest in peace.
The Irish Examiner 7 January 2000
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Florence (Landry) Ahern
Florence L. Ahern, 83, longtime resident of Winooski, died on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000, in the Fletcher Allen Health Care after a short illness. She was born in Winooski, on Aug. 12, 1916, the daughter of the late Vitalien and Angelina (Ducharme) Landry. Florence was married to George Ahern who predeceased her in 1982. She retired from the JC Penney Co. after 15 years of service. She was a member of the Winooski Senior Citizens and the Champlain Islands Senior Center.

Florence is survived by three sons, Daniel Ahern and his wife, Lucille, of Keene, NH, Alan Ahern of Winooski, John Ahern and his companion, Patricia Vautier, of South Burlington, three grandsons, Brian, Luke and Nathan Ahern, all of New Hampshre; two grandaughters, Amy and Amanda Ahern of New York; one sister, Rita Morris of Burlington; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. A grandson, Kevin P. Ahern, predeceased her in 1989. She was predeceased by three brothers, Albert, Ernest and Arthur Landry; and three sisters, Irene Franze, Dora Houle and Louise Brisson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, at 11 am in St. Stephen's Catholic Church with interment to follow in the St Francis Xavier Cemetery in Winooski. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice. Friends may meet with the family on Saturday morning from 9:30 until the time of the service in the LaVigne Funeral Home, 132 Main St. Winooski.

Burlington Free Press 7 January 2000
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Josie (Shaughnessy) Ahern
The death has occurred of Josie Ahern (nee Shaughnessy) of Carrigkerry West at Saint Ita's Hospital, Newcastlewest on December 18. Her remains were removed from Finucanes Funeral Home, Athea to Carrigkerry Church. The burial took place to Calvary Cemetery, Newcastlewest. She is survived by her husband Jim, son Seamus and other relations. Sympathy has also been extended to Kay Ahern and family, Glensharrold, following the death of her brother Jimmy Dowling of Wicklow. Sympathy was also extended to the Hannafin families of Carrigkerry on the death of May Condon of Knockpatrick.
Limerick Leader 8 January 2000
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Florence (Landry) Ahern
WINOOSKI—AHERN, Florence L.—A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, at 11 am, in St. Stephen Catholic Church in Winooski with the Rev. Gerald Bombardier officiating. The music was provided by Margaret Lesage. Interment followed in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery with Father Bombardier offering committal prayers. Bearers were Brian, Luke, Nathan, Amy and Amanda Ahern and Tom Landry. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski.
Burlington Free Press 9 January 2000
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Summer Faith Ahern
Summer Faith Ahern, 6, 2211 Deanna Drive, Apopka, died Saturday, Jan. 8. Summer was born in Orlando. She was a member of Lake Ola Bapstist Church, Zellwood. Survivors: parents, David and Lori, Apopka; brothers, Maurice, Jonathan, both of Apopka; sister Tara, Apopka. Hardin/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.
Orlando Sentinel 10 January 2000
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Elizabeth (Ahearn) Flaherty
Elizabeth A. Flaherty, nee Ahearn, beloved wife of the late Joseph B.; loving mother of Joseph W.; dear daughter of the late William J. and Juliette C. Ahearn; fond sister of Joseph Ahearn, Juliette Ahearn, the late William Ahearn Jr., and the late Thomas Ahearn. Funeral Thursday, January 13, 9:30 a.m. from Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Hwy. (2 blks S. of Touhy), Park Ridge, to St. Paul of the Cross Church. Mass 10 a.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Visitation 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials to The St. Paul of the Cross Church, Fulfilling the Dream Fund, appreciated.
Chicago Tribune 11 January 2000
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Rita Rose Ahern
AHERN, Rita Rose. Passed away on January 7, 2000, in Santa Monica. Rita was a School Teacher in Santa Monica for over 30 years. She is survived by her 3 sisters and all those who were touched by her wisdom. Funeral service on Thursday, 11:00 a.m. at the mortuary chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of Santa Monica Library, 133 6th St., Santa Monica 90401.
Los Angeles Times 12 January 2000
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Rose M. (Sicari) A'Hearn
A'HEARN — In Woburn, January 11th, Rose M. (Sicari). Beloved wife of the late James P. A'Hearn. Devoted mother of Rosellen Forte and her husband Peter of Woburn. Sister of Annie Sicari of Medford, Helen Sicari of Belmont, and the late Domenic, Joseph and Angelo Sicari, Mary Bellissimo and Frances Biancuzzo. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, and grandnieces and nephews. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St. (Rt 38 S from Rt 128) Woburn on Friday, January 14 at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main St., Woburn at 10. Calling hours Thursday 4-8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Mrs. A'Hearn's memory to the Residents Council Fund, Park Avenue Nursing & Rehab Ctr., 146 Park Ave. Arlington, MA 02476.
The Boston Globe 13 January 2000
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Thomas D. Ahern
Thomas D. Ahern, of Westlake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Franklin Park, IL, died in the afternoon of January 8, 2000. Mr. Ahern was born January 2, 1915, at Campus, IL, to Fred E. and Julia (Doyle) Ahern. He served in the armed forces in Europe during World War II. Mr. Ahern received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago and practiced law in Cook County until his retirement. He is survived by his sister gertrude Ahern of Franklin Park, and nieces and nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred and Irving, and by a sister, Grace A. Ahern. Interment private. Plans are being made for a memorial Mass. Info. Ahern Funeral Home 708-383-5700. [see also: 15 February 2000]
Chicago Tribune 13 January 2000
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William Francis Ahern Jr.
William Francis Ahern Jr. took time to smell the roses — and just about every other kind of flower imaginable. The longtime owner and operator of Ahern's Florist, founded in Akron and now located in Fairlawn, was known for his artistic flair when it came to floral arrangements. "Flowers were his life," said his wife of 59 years, Gertrude. Mr. Ahern died Wednesday at the couple's retirement home in Huron. He was 82. The Akron resident followed in the footsteps of his father, Frank, when he opened Flowerland florists on West Market Street in 1941. At the end of the 1950s, he merged Flowerland with the family business founded by his father, Ahern's Florist. "He very much enjoyed being in the flower business," said his son, Mike Ahern. "He had a sense of color, and sense of style." The younger Ahern has been running Ahern's Florist since his father retired about 16 years ago. Mr. Ahern made his mark on the industry as one of the first florists to grow and ship flowers by air in the 1950s. "They were not shipping flowers by air then," his son said. "They had to talk the airlines into it. Now, virtually everything comes in through air." Mr. Ahern also was active in trade groups and several community organizations, particularly the Kiwanis. Additionally, he served as a member of Akron's Human Relations Commission in the 1970s. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Hilary Catholic Church, 2750 W. Market St., Fairlawn, with the Rev. Gordon Yahner officiating. Interment is at Holy Cross Cemetery. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Billow funeral home, 85 N. Miller Road. His son will make the floral arrangements for the casket. "It's an honor," he said. "I think he'd like that."
Akron Beacon Journal 15 January 2000
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Josie Ahern
FOYNES—Sympathy has been tendered to Jim Ahern, Carrickerry on the death of his wife, Josie. Josie was a regular card player in the hall every Friday night.
Limerick Leader 15 January 2000
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William Francis Ahern Jr.
William Francis Ahern Jr. died Jan. 12, 2000, at his home in Huron, Ohio. Born in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, he lived his entire adult life in Akron. Mr. Ahern owned and operated Flowerland from 1941 to 1958, and then was reunited with the family business, Ahern's Florist, in the mid 1950s. Ahern's Florist was founded in 1914 by his father, Frank Ahern. Ahern's, Inc., is now owned by son Michael, and operated by Michael and daughter-in-law, Mary Ellen Ahern, and their son Sean. Mr. Ahern was a pioneer in his industry, growing and shipping flowers in Florida from Marlin Shell Co. He was a charter member of the 10 Group, a national florists' association, past president of Downtown Kiwanis Club, past president of Unit 4-F of FTD, frequent speaker at tri-state Florists Associations, and was a member of St. Hilary Catholic Church.

Preceded in death by parents, William F. (Frank) and Emma Cornille Ahern; brother, Joseph B. Ahern; sister, Flora Goggin; son, Kerry W. Ahern; infant daughter, Kathleen; and infant grandson, Timothy F., he is survived by wife of 59 years, Gertrude C.; daughter, Patricia L. Ahern of North Royalton; daughter and son-in-law, Janice M. Ahern and John N. Patterson of Santa Fe, N.M.; sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen F. and Lynne Foltz Ahern of Toledo, Michael W. and Mary Ellen Mosher Ahern of Richfield; daughter-in-law, Francie and husband, Patrick Riley, of Birmingham, Ala.; grandchildren, Sean (Colleen) Ahern, Kevin (Lorene) Ahern; Meghan Ahern, Beth Ahern, Dan Ahern, and Natalie Ahern; great-grandchildren, Emily, Brendan, and Erin Ahern; sister, Mary Louise (William A.) Hilkert; brother-in-law, Walter H. (Geraldine) Cahill Jr.; sisters-in-law, Louise M. Cahill and Mary E. McCourt; many loved nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Hilary Catholic Church, 2750 W. Market St., with Fr. Gordon Yahner officiating. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Billow Fairlawn Chapel, 85 N. Miller Rd., Sunday, 4 to 7 p.m.
The Beacon Journal 17 January 2000
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Catherine R. (O'Hearn) Herlihy
WORCESTER—Catherine R. (O'Hearn) Herlihy, 78, of 7 Tupelo Road, died Monday, Jan. 17, in UMass Memorial Medical Center-University Campus. Her husband, Joseph J. Herlihy, died in 1992. She leaves a son, Joseph J. Herlihy Jr. of West Boylston; two daughters, Kathleen Jordan of Boylston and Maureen Lacouture of Worcester; two brothers, James P. and Thomas F. O'Hearn, both of Worcester; a sister, Margaret A. Henrickson of Worcester; six grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Born in Worcester, daughter of Patrick F. and Mary C. (McGovern) O'Hearn, she graduated from Commerce High School. Mrs. Herlihy was a member of Our Lady of the Rosary Church, where she taught religious education and helped with bingo social nights. She taught Confraternity of Christian Doctrine at St. Christopher's Church. She was a member of the Cursillo Movement and the Burncoat Street School Parent Teacher Association. The funeral will be held Thursday, Jan. 20, from Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 25 Fales St. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours are 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the McAuley Nazareth Home for Boys, 77 Mulberry St., Leicester, MA 01524.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 19 January 2000
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John "Jack" Ahern
John "Jack" Ahern, of Carle Place, died on Dec. 19, 1999. He was a longtime member of Carpenter's Local 608, the County Cork Association and the Knights of Columbus. Husband of Margaret L. (nee Henry). Father of John (Susan), Liam (Nuala), Christine Rizzo (Frank) and Karen Turton (Darren). Grandfather of 13. Brother of Eileen Kruczinicki, Noreen O'Mahoney and Mary Dawson. He was predeceased by his brother Jeremiah. Arrangements were made by the Cecere Funeral Home, Westbury. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Hope RC Church. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
The Westbury Times 21 January 2000
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Kelly Patrick O'Hearn
Kelly Patrick O'Hearn of Denver, a sales representative, died Jan. 14. He was 29. Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. today at Regis High School Chapel, 16300 E. Weaver Place, Aurora. Interment will be in Columbus, Neb. He was born July 22, 1970, in Columbus, Neb. O'Hearn served in the Air Force. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. His interests included boating, skiing, camping, racquetball, golf, wrestling and pumpkin pie.

He is survived by his mother, Sally, Columbus, Neb.; six brothers, Callen, Brian and Danny, all of Denver, Kevin and Terry, both of Omaha, and Mike, Columbus; and five sisters, Mickey, Colleen and Bridget, all of Omaha, Patty, Columbus, and Erin, Manhattan, Kan.

Contributions may be made to Children's Hospital, 1056 E. 19th Ave., Denver 80218; or to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado, 1241 S. Parker Road, Denver 80231.

The Denver Post 26 January 2000
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Erica D. Ahearn
Erica D. Ahearn, 8, daughter of Darriel and Nicole McCaffery, died Jan. 26, 2000. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her grandparents, Sharen Ahearn and Jeffery Miller; great-grandfather, Robert Wootton, all of Virginia Beach; a brother, Austin McCaffery and a sister, Ashley Ahearn, both of Bethpage; and numerous aunts and uncles. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Alexander Funeral Home, Gallatin, Tenn. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Virginian Pilot 28 January 2000
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Michael Ahearne
It is with deepest regret that we record the death of Michael Ahearne, Ballintaylor Lower, Dungarvan, which took place at the Mater Hospital, in Dublin on Monday of last week. Michael was a member of an old and much respected farming family in the area and was a wonderful family man in every way. He was a kind, friendly and considerate neighbour and was deservedly held in the highest of esteem by all and sundry.

The removal of his remains took place from the Kiely Funeral Home to Ballinameela Church, last Thursday evening, and following Requiem Mass, last Friday, he was laid to rest in the presence of a huge concourse of sympathisers. He is survived by his wife Kathleen; brothers Seamus, Pat, and Frankie; sisters Nancy (Walsh) and Alice (O'Brien), and a wide circle of other relatives. To all of them our sincere sympathy is extended.

Munster Express 28 January 2000
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Eileen M. (Ahern) Soucie
DENNIS - Eileen M. (Ahern) Soucie, 61, former postmaster in West Harwich, died yesterday at her home after a long illness. She was the wife of Ralph T. Soucie, who died in 1991. Born and raised in Cambridge, Mrs. Soucie graduated from St. Mary's High School. She married in 1959 and moved to Westwood. Mrs. Soucie moved to West Dennis in 1968 and went to work for the United States Post Office in 1970. She became postmaster in West Harwich in 1977 and held that position until retiring in 1998. In her early years, she enjoyed boating, the beach, snow skiing and taking long drives around Cape Cod beaches. In later years, she enjoyed golf, arts and crafts and the theater. She was president of the League of Our Own Golf Club. Surviving are two sons, Francis P. Soucie of Cummaquid and Christopher P. Soucie of Herndon, Va.; two sisters, Sheila Reid of Scituate and Patricia Aubruner of Kalamazoo, Mich.; four grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at the Doane, Beal & Ames Funeral Home, Route 134, South Dennis, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, South Yarmouth. Burial is at 1 p.m. in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Visiting hours are noon to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Cape Cod, 923 Route 6A, Yarmouthport, MA 02675
Cape Cod Times 29 January 2000
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John David Ahearn
AHEARN, John David. — Passed away on January 26, 2000, aged 44 years. Dearly loved son of Norma and Noel (deceased) much loved brother of Alan (deceased) Ian and Elizabeth, Bruce and Edna, Julie and Ian, Mark and Karen, Terry and Greg and wonderful uncle to Nathan and Justin, Sean and Peter, Christie, Jessica and Luke, Christopher, Nicole and Ben.
   The relatives and friends of JOHN are invited to attend his funeral service at Northern Suburbs Crematorium in the North Chapel on Tuesday, February 1, 2000 commencing at 1.30 p.m.
Sydney Morning Herald 29 January 2000
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Bertie Ahern
AHERN (Midleton and Australia)—On January 20, 2000, in Australia, Bertie, late of Rosary Place and The Park. Sadly missed by his wife Kathleen and family, sisters Rose, Markie and Kathleen, brother John, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. R.I.P. Interment in Australia.
The Irish Examiner 31 January 2000
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Florence M. (O'Keefe) Ahearn
FLORENCE M. AHEARN Wallkill, N.Y. Florence M. Ahearn of Wallkill, a homemaker and 62-year resident of the area, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at Schervier Pavilion, Warwick. She was 88. The daughter of Denis and Catherine Ranahan O'Keefe, she was born Dec. 9, 1911, in New York City. She was the widow of William J. Ahearn. She was a member of Most Precious Blood parish, St. Benedict's Chapel Roman Catholic Church, Wallkill. She had been a secretary in New York City and was a graduate of the Assisium Institute in Manhattan. Survivors include one daughter, Virginia M. Carroll of Orlando, Fla; one son, Timothy J. Ahearn of Wallkill; three granddaughters, Anastasia E. Carroll of New York City, and Kathleen R. Ahearn and Bridget C. Ahearn, both of Wallkill; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one sister, Kathleen Dannegger; and three brothers who died in infancy. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Millspaugh Ronk Tighe Funeral Home, Bonaventura Ave., Wallkill. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, at St. Benedict's Chapel, Wallkill. Burial will be in St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery, Gardiner. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Wallkill, N.Y. 12589. Arrangements are under the direction of Millspaugh Ronk Tighe Funeral Home, Wallkill.
Times Herald-Record 31 January 2000
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Noryne A. Ahearn
January 30, 2000, beloved mother of Kathleen (Ernest) Scarozza; loving grandmother of Jennifer and Corey Scarozza; dear daughter of the late Thomas and the late Evelyn Ahearn; sister of James, Ellen and the late Thomas Ahearn; survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. Burial arrangements are private. [see also: 7 February 2000]
The Buffalo News 1 February 2000
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Bert Ahern
AHERN, Bert. — January 29, 2000, suddenly at home whilst gardening, late of Kaloomba, loving husband of Cath, much loved father and father-in-law of Rita and Michael, MichaelJohn [sic] and Maryanne and Mark and Anne, adored Poppy of Evan, Lloyd, Conor and Isobel, beloved brother of Rose, Kathleen, Markie and John.
   A Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late MR. BERT AHERN will be celebrated at St. Bonaventures Catholic Church, Railway Parade, Laura, Friday (February 4, 2000), commencing at 10:00 a.m. At the conclusion of prayers, the cortege will proceed to Laura Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Kitchener Road, Laura.
Sydney Morning Herald 1 February 2000
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Nora Mary "Sister Raymond" Aherne
Sister Raymond Aherne, 95, a Sister of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, at Avera Mother Joseph Manor. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at Presentation Heights. The Rev. Ben Benzinger will officiate. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery with Spitzer-Osthus Funeral Home, 320 Sixth Ave. S.E., in charge of arrangements. A wake service will be at 7 tonight in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 tonight at the chapel. Nora Mary Aherne was born March 21, 1904, to Margaret (Slattery) and John Aherne in Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland. She was 26 when she came to the United States. On Jan 23, 1930, she entered Presentation Convent. She made her profession to the Presentation Congregation on July 16, 1932. For more than 50 years, she was in the housekeeping ministry, serving seven parish schools in South Dakota and two parish schools in Minnesota. Her main responsibility was to prepare meals for all of the students. She spent her last years in prayer and part-time service at Presentation Heights. She enjoyed cooking and playing cards. Survivors include one niece, Sister Bridget Dunlea, FMA, of Ireland. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and three brothers. Casketbearers will be the Knights of Columbus of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen American News 2 February 2000
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Mary (McEvoy) Aherne
AHERNE (Blackrock) - On February 5, 2000, (peacefully), at the South Infirmary, Mary (nee McEvoy), Kinvara, Dunlocha Cottages, Blackrock, dearly loved wife of Pat and loving mother of Kay, Shane, Paddy and David and loving grandmother of Owen. Deeply regretted by her loving husband, daughter, sons, son-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters- in-law, grandchild, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Lying in repose at the Temple Hill Funeral Home, Boreenmanna Road of Jerh. O'Connor Ltd. Removal on this (Monday) evening at 7.30p.m. to St. Michael's Church, Blackrock. Requiem Mass at 11a.m. on tomorrow (Tuesday). Funeral afterwards to St. Michael's Cemetery, Blackrock. May she rest in peace.
The Irish Examiner 7 February 2000
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Noryne Ahearn
A memorial Mass for Noryne Ahearn, 72, of Hamburg, a registered nurse, social worker and elementary school teacher in Buffalo Catholic schools, will be offered at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Teresa's Catholic Church, 1974 Seneca St. A native of Buffalo, she died Jan. 30, 2000, in Millard Fillmore Hospital after a brief illness. She was a graduate of Our Lady of Victory Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a registered nurse during World War II at Columbus Hospital. When she was 50, she earned a degree from D'Youville College and became a social worker in gerontology. She also taught first grade at St. Mary's School in Lancaster, fifth grade in St. Francis School and seventh and eighth grades in St. Rose of Lima School. She was a volunteer worker for several organizations and was instrumental in getting D'Youville College to provide classes for residents of Mary Agnes Manor. She also taught English to immigrants. She was a past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of Cold Spring Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen Scarozza of Eden; a sister, Ellen Ahearn of Williamsville; a brother, James Ahearn of Cheektowaga; and two grandchildren. Ms. Ahearn donated her body to the University at Buffalo Medical School.
Buffalo News 7 February 2000
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Michael J. Ahearn
Michael J. Ahearn, 58, Venice and formerly of Port Charlotte, died Feb. 7, 2000. He was born Feb. 12, 1941, in New Haven and came to Venice a year ago from Port Charlotte. He was a dietary aide for Bon Secours-Venice Hospital. He and his wife were former owners of the Corner Store in Deep Creek. He was a Navy veteran and a member of Disabled American Veterans and American Legion, both in Venice. Survivors include his wife, Erica G. (Clyatt); his parents, John J. and Mary F.; a stepson, Buddy Fraioli; two stepdaughters, Dorothy Brandt and Beth Caseman; a brother, Donald; a sister, Mary E. D'Urso; and nine grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Friday at the Chapel in Bon Secours-Venice Hospital. Forest Lawn Cremation is in charge. [see Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery]
Sarasota Herald-Tribune 9 February 2000
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Alice M. (Ahearn) Ryder
WORCESTER—Alice M. (Ahearn) Ryder, 81, formerly of 44 Lakewood St., died Tuesday, Feb. 8, in Sunbridge of Millbury. Her husband, Thomas J. Ryder, died in 1979. She leaves a daughter, Ann M. Shea of Worcester; two grandchildren, Meaghan K. and Thomas P. Shea, both of Worcester. A son, Thomas F. Ryder of Worcester, died in 1971. She was born in Worcester, daughter of Harold D. and Marion (Fish) Ahearn, and graduated from Commerce High School. Mrs. Ryder was secretary to the superintendent of Worcester City Hospital. She was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Church. The funeral will be held Saturday, Feb. 12, from O'Connor Brothers Funeral Home, 592 Park Ave., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Angels Church, 1222 Main St. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours are from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mortgage Fund, Our Lady of the Angels Church, 1222 Main St., Worcester, MA 01603.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 10 February 2000
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Laurie Jean Ahearn
AHEARN, LAURIE JEAN, Class of '75 — On Saturday, February 12, 2000, of Chevy Chase, MD. Beloved daughter of Henry I. and Doris K. Ahearn. Sister of James K. Ahearn, Joan A. Normyle, Douglas B., Michael D. Ahearn and Wendy A. O'Brien. She also is survived by seven nephews and five nieces. Memorial contributions may be made to the Montgomery County Animal Shelter 14645 Rothgeb Drive, Rockville, MD 20850.
Walter Johnson H.S. News 12 February 2000
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Catherine (Hurley) Ahern
AHERN (Cork)—On February 11, 2000 (peacefully), at the Mercy Hospital, Catherine (late Blarney Woollen Mills) (Cathy, nee Hurley), beloved wife of the late James, Shandon Terrace, Lower Barrack View, loving mother of Marion (Foley), Michael and Dolores (Murray). Sadly missed by her loving family, grandchildren, sisters May, Eileen, Annie and Pat, nephews, nieces, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, brothers-in- law, relatives, (dear friends Noreen, Paul and family) and friends. Requiescat in pace. Reposing at O'Connor Bros. Funeral Home, North Gate Bridge. Rosary on today (Saturday) at 4.45p.m., followed by removal to the Cathedral. Requiem Mass at 2p.m. on Monday. Funeral afterwards to St. Catherine's Cemetery, Kilcully.
The Irish Examiner 13 February 2000
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Laurie Jean Ahearn
AHEARN, LAURIE JEAN On Saturday, February 12, 2000, of Chevy Chase, MD. Beloved daughter of Henry I. and Doris K. Ahearn. Sister of James K. Ahearn, Joan A. Normyle, Douglas B., Michael D. Ahearn and Wendy A. O'Brien. She is also survived by seven nephews and five nieces. Friends will be received at Pumphrey's-Bethesda-Chevy Chase Funeral Home, 7557 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church, 9601 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD, Wednesday, February 16, at 11 a.m. Interment Parklawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Montgomery Animal Shelter 14645 Rothgeb Drive, Rockville, MD 20850.
Washington Post 14 February 2000
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Thomas D. Ahern
Retired Chicago attorney Thomas D. Ahern died Jan. 8 at age 85 in a Franklin Park rehabilitation center. A 1942 graduate of the University of Law School, he served with the Army in Europe during World War II.
Illinois Bar Association 15 February 2000
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Mrs. Helen E. Ahern
Helen E. Ahern, 82, formerly of Palm City. Mrs. Ahern died Monday. She was born in Indiana and was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Robert; a son; two brothers; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Palm City. All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Treasure Coast Chapel.
The Palm Beach Post 16 February 2000
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Tom "Bud" Aherne
Over a period of 63 years, Limerick senior soccer has produced only a handful of full international players. There have, in fact, been 10. Al Finucane from Prospect was capped 11 times while playing with Limerick AFC, Johnny Gavin, originally from Janesboro, won seven caps as a Tottenham Hotspur player and Rory Keane of Swansea Town played four times in the green shirt of the Republic of Ireland. Joe Waters, who starred with Grimsby Town, won two caps while one cap each was won by goalkeepers Kevin Fitzpatrick and Willie Hayes, Sean Cusack, Johnny Walsh and Timmy Cunneen. One player, however, stands out as not alone the most capped Limerick player of all time but also one of the best. The late Tom "Bud" Aherne won 16 caps as a full-back while playing with Luton Town with whom he made 266 appearances. The club he joined from Belfast Celtic in 1947 thought very highly of the Limerick man. The fans adored him and he became one of the most formidable defenders in the English League at his peak. Even after his retirement, Bud never lost contact with his fans in his adopted Luton. He ran a very successful licensed premises in the town, never forgot his roots and was a regular visitor to his native Limerick. Two of his sisters, Lily, 85, and Delia, 90, still live in the northside of Limerick while one of his sons, Brian, is married and lives in Naas. His four other children, Patrick, Kathleen, Patricia and Maura all live in the Luton area in England. Bud Aherne enjoyed a healthy lifestyle up to the age of 77 years. Around that time he was diagnosed as having Alzheimer's Disease and he died on December 30, just a few weeks before his 81st birthday. For "Budda," sport was his life. He played competitive soccer until he had passed the 40 year milestone and up to his late 70s, had seldom been sick in his life. It was while playing with Belfast Celtic that he met his wife, Eileen. The couple were married in Belfast in 1949. A memorial Mass, arranged by Bud's sister-in-law, Irene, was celebrated in St Munchin's Church in Limerick by Fr Micheál Liston on Friday, February 4. It was a lovely occasion and the singing of Frances Duggan, accompanied by Molly Prendergast on the organ, enhanced the ceremony. The offertory gifts included a missal, a four-crested flag, made especially by Brian's wife, Bernie, depicting Ireland, Limerick AFC, Belfast Celtic and Luton Town; a football and a personal Mass brochure used on the day of Bud's funeral in Luton were brought to the altar. After Fr Liston spoke of Bud's prowess on the football field and the esteem in which he was held, Brian Aherne paid a glowing tribute to his dad's football and family commitments. Bud was a member of the famous Irish team of 1949 which beat England for the very first time at Goodison Park. Ironically, four of that side have now died from Alzheimer's Disease. Bud Aherne was one of the greats of Limerick soccer. He came through the tough school of juvenile and junior soccer in this city at a time when facilities were almost non-existent and proved himself in the competitive English League to be a player, sportsman and proud Limerickman of exceptional qualities. May he rest in peace.
Limerick Leader 26 February 2000
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Thomas "Bud" Aherne
Aherne grew up in Limerick and joined the Irish Army at 21. He joined Belfast Celtic, having previously played for Limerick, at the age of 26 and his football career blossomed late. In 1947 he was a member of the Celtic team that beat Glentoran 1-0 at Windsor Park, with Charlie Tully (later of Glasgow Celtic fame) scoring the only goal, to win the Irish Cup. It was to be the last time that Belfast Celtic were to win this trophy. Whilst with Celtic, he started to accumulate representative and international honours. He was chosen to play for the Northern Ireland Regional League against the League of Ireland in March 1946 - the first of 6 Inter-League honours that he would win before moving to England. In June of that year he made his full international debut for Republic of Ireland against Portugal in Lisbon and three months later he was capped for (Northern ) Ireland against England. He was to win 16 caps for the Republic and, most famously, he was a member of the team that beat England 2-0 at Goodison in 1949 - the first time that England had been beaten at home by a non United Kingdom country. He also gained four caps for (Northern) Ireland and one Victory international for them. He signed for Luton in March 1949 at the age of 30 and immediately established himself, not just as a regular in the Luton side but also in the hearts of the Luton fans who loved his wholehearted style. He had a storming season in 1949/50, when he put together a run of storming displays full of his own style of strength, resolution and shrewd positional play. He was a true full back, very difficult to beat and capable of tackling equally well with either foot. He also used the ball constructively. He went on to become a stalwart of the defence and he improved with age with his positional play and perfectly timed tackles compensating for any lack of speed. He was also a great volleyer of the ball and he was deputy captain to Syd Owen. He was ever-present in 1954/5 when Luton won promotion to the 1st Division and finished his career playing in the top flight of English soccer. He played 267 League games for the hatters, scoring 2 goals and 21 F.A. Cup games. Upon retirement, he spent two years in coaching but then drifted out of the game. He continued to live in Luton and worked in the automotive industry and was a keen bowls player and golfer. Amongst the 400 people who attended his requiem mass were many members of the Luton team of the 1950s.
Association of Football Statisticians 26 February 2000
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Gertrude (O'Hearn) Barton
BARTON, Gertrude O'Hearn, 81, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, February 24, 2000. She was a member of Huntington Court United Methodist Church. She lived most of her life in Cincinnati, Ohio and Louisville, Ky. before returning to Roanoke. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alton B. Barton, Sr.; an infant daughter, Judith; parents, John J. O'Hearn and Cora O'Hearn Trussler; a brother, John J. O'Hearn, Jr.; a sister, Ella Mae Osborne. She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Alton B. Barton, Jr. and wife, Ann; nephews, Jerry Martin, Richard Price, Robert Price, John Osborne, Jr., Philip Osborne, Julian Price and Lawrence Martin; nieces, Donna Rae Saul and Norma Barbosa.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, February 28, 2000 at Oakey's North Chapel with Rev. Kenneth K. Patrick officiating. The interment will follow in Evergreen Burial Park. The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Oakey's North Chapel.

The Roanoke Times 28 February 2000
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Geraldine (Fee) Ahern
AHERN-Geraldine F. on March 3, 2000. Cherished wife for 52 years of the late James P. Ahern. Daughter of Catherine and Bernard Fee of Brooklyn, NY (deceased). Beloved sister of Catherine Ahern, Pat Caldwell and Bernard Fee, all of NY. Treasured and devoted mother of Kathleen Santore of Charlotte, NC; Joan Eisenhower of San Diego, CA; James P. Ahern Jr. of Enfield, CT; Christine Proto of Orlando, FL and Timothy Ahern of Melbourne, FL. She leaves 13 grandchildren: Jennifer, Jacqueline and her husband Chad, Matthew, Katie, Amy, Jesse, Emily, James, Andrew, Danny, Jon, Brian and Megan, and two great grandchildren, Taylor and Bailey. She will also be missed and remembered by her sons-in-law, William Santore, George Proto and Jerry Eisenhower, her daughters-in-law Ronnie Ahern and Joyce Ahern, and all her nieces and nephews. Geraldine retired from the NCPD after 23 years of service. She retired with her husband, James to Melbourne, FL in 1990. She died at her home in Melbourne, FL surrounded by her family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Her kindness, grace and enthusiasm will be remembered always.
— [Long Island] Newsday March 2000
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John Joseph Ahern
John Ahern original of Abbeyknockmoy, Galway Eire died suddenly on 18th March 2000. Missed by his wife Teresa and children, and Grandchildren.
Birmingham Evening Mail March 2000
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Rona (Amo) O'Hearn
Peacefully at the Kingston General Hospital on Monday, March 6, 2000, Rona Amo, beloved wife of the late Bernard (Puffy) O'Hearn. Loving mother of Anne Foss and her husband Robert of Brockville. Predeceased by one son, Gerald O'Hearn. Dear grandmother of Shawn and Paul Foss and Robin and Jerry O'Hearn. Great grandmother of Brianna and Dylan Foss. Dear sister of Stan (Gyn) Amo, Thelma MacDonald, Lorraine Curlette, and Ina Trice (Ted). Survived by daughter-in-law Pauline O'Hearn. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Tompkins Funeral Home, 63 Garden Street, Gananoque on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held from St. John's Church on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Rite of committal St. John's Cemetery at a later date. As expressions of sympathy donations made to the Heart and Stoke [sic] Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
The Kingston Whig-Standard 8 March 2000
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Rusty M. (Ahearn) Petruzzelli
Rusty M. (Ahearn) Petruzzelli, of Malden, formerly of Boston and New York City, N.Y., passed away suddenly at her home in Malden on March 21, 2000 after a lengthy illness. She was 59 years old. Mrs. Petruzzelli was born in New York City, N.Y. and lived in Boston, prior to moving to Malden six years ago. She worked as a clerk in various insurance companies.

Mrs. Petruzzelli was the wife of Frank Petruzzelli and the mother of Frank Petruzzelli Jr. She was the sister of Matthew J. Ahearn of North Carolina, James F. Ahearn of Maine and the late Joseph Ahearn. Mrs. Petruzzelli also leaves one grandchild.

A graveside service for Mrs. Petruzzelli will be held on Thursday in Mt. Benedict's Cemetery, Boston at 10:45 a.m. Interment will follow. Funeral arrangements are being handled by A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home, 865 Main St., Malden.

Malden Evening News 22 March 2000
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J. Francis Ahearn
AHEARN — Of Reading, March 19, J. Francis. Beloved husband of Mary A. (Lopes). Father of Michael J. of ME, James J. of Cambridge, Thomas E. of Haverhill and the late F. Patrick Ahearn. Also survived by 3 grandchildren. Funeral from the Joseph Doherty Funeral Home, 11 Linden St., Reading, Friday at 8 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Agnes Church at 9. Calling hours Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment Charles Lawn Cemetery, Reading.
The Boston Globe 23 March 2000
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Brian Ahern
Lee pays tribute to Brian Ahern
QUEENSTOWN—Conservation Minister Sandra Lee paid tribute yesterday to Department of Conservation manager Brian Ahern on the eve of his funeral in Wanaka. Ms Lee said she saluted 57-year-old Mr Ahern's contribution to conservation. "As one of the long-serving officers with DOC and its Lands and Survey predecessor, his life was a wonderful example of dedication, commitment and service." As an Associate Minister of Maori Affairs, Ms Lee also acknowledged the respect that Ngai Tahu had for his knowledge and work in areas such as the pounamu at Slip Stream in the Dart Valley. "I have extended my condolences to his wife and family on behalf of the Government and his many colleagues and friends," she said. "The Department of Conservation and all of us are diminished by his death." Mr Ahern died suddenly at his Wanaka home on Monday.
The Southland Times 24 March 2000
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Brian Ahern
Farewell to Ahern
QUEENSTOWN — The funeral in Wanaka yesterday of Department of Conservation officer Brian Ahern told the story of a man loved and respected by all who knew him. More than 350 mourners attended the open-air service near the shore of Lake Wanaka. Each speaker contributed an insight into 57-year-old Mr Ahern's rich and adventurous life. Colleagues from DOC and Search and Rescue were full of praise for him and his work which was described as a legacy. He was credited with forming a highly efficient SAR service in the Lakes District. Mr Ahern's spirit of concern for others was unequalled, one speaker said. His work managing concessions for DOC irreplaceable and his passion for the outdoors and his family unsurpassed. Mr Ahern played a huge part in the preservation of archaeology in the Wakatipu basin and had a strong and endearing bond with the Te Runanga O Ngai Tahu. "His knowledge was incredible," Wanaka area manager Paul Hellebrekers said. Ngai Tahu kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon sent a message describing Mr Ahern as a "firm friend" of Ngai Tahu whose members offered a moving karakia. Respects were also paid by his many friends in the police, who formed a guard of honour.
The Southland Times 25 March 2000
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Anna T. (Ahern) Finn
MARLBORO — Anna T. (Ahern) Finn, 96, of 121 Northboro Road, formerly of Bolton Street, died Friday, March 24, in UMass Health System — Marlboro Hospital after an illness. Her husband, William H. Finn Sr., died in 1981. She leaves two sons, William H. Finn Jr. of Dennis Port and John J. Finn of Hudson; a daughter, Anna T. Steinle of Greenwich, Conn.; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was born in Brockton, daughter of Timothy and Elizabeth (Fitzsimmons) Ahern, and lived most of her life in Marlboro. She graduated from Marlboro High School in 1921 and from St. Vincent Hospital School of Nursing in Worcester. Mrs. Finn was a registered nurse in the Marlboro area. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. The funeral will be held Monday, March 27, from John P. Rowe Funeral Home, Inc., 57 Main St., with a Mass at 9 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St. Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Calling hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the funeral home.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 25 March 2000
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Mary "Ciss" (Ahern) Isaac
ISAAC (Cork and Watergrasshill) - On March 23, 2000 (peacefully), in the loving and tender care of the matron and staff of St. Patrick's Community Hospital, Fermoy, Mary (Ciss Ahern), beloved wife of the late Robert (Bob), beloved mother of Marion (Flynn) and Ann (Hawes) and much loved sister of Nono, Kathleen and Billy, beloved grandmother of Raymond, Gerdi, Cathy, Conor, Sinead and Niall and mother-in-law of Eddie and Oliver. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters, sisters, brother, grandchildren, sons- in-law, sister-in-law Kathleen, nephews, nieces and friends. R.I.P. Removal from St. Patrick's Hospital Chapel, Fermoy, this (Friday) evening at 7p.m. to St. Finbarr's (South) Church, Cork. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Saturday) at 11a.m. Funeral immediately afterwards to St. Finbarr's Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 25 March 2000
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Thomas P. O'Hearn, Sr.
Thomas P. O'Hearn Sr., 90, of Denton, died Monday, March 20, 2000, at Denton Community Hospital. He was born August 12, 1909, in Scranton, Pa., to Patrick and Ann Gilvary O'Hearn. Mr. O'Hearn was a member of St. Bridget's Catholic Church of Cape Coral, Fla. He was recognized with an award for his work with youth in Bronx, Fla., by the Police Athletic League. He was known as "Coach." Services were held Saturday, March 25, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Scranton, Pa. Burial was in Cathedral Cemetery in Scranton. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Riordan of Stevensonville, Md.; three sons, Thomas P. O'Hearn Jr. of Monument, Colo., Patrick O'Hearn of Oxford, N.C., and Joseph O'Hearn of Denton; two sisters, Mary Burk of Queens, N.Y., and Margaret Gerrity of Scranton, Pa.; one brother, John O'Hearn of Scranton, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. DeBerry Funeral Directors of Denton were in charge of local arrangements.
Denton Record-Chronicle 26 March 2000
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Jewel Odessa Hearn
Jewel Odessa Hearn, 93, of South Pasadena, Fla., and formerly of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at the Springs at Boca Ciega Bay, Fla. She was born in Chipley, Fla., she moved to South Pasadena in 1974, from St. Petersburg. She was a homemaker and was Baptist. Jewel is survived by several cousins, including her caregiver, Carolyn Hiepe of St. Petersburg; and several nieces and nephews. Cremation was by National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.
The Oneotna (NY) Daily Star 29 March 2000
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Brian Ahern
It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Brian Ahern, a club and section member since 1966. Brian worked with the Department of Conservation in the Queenstown area office and was a very active mountaineer and mountain skier. His exploits included working with Ed Hillary on school projects in Nepal to working in Antarctica, a place he frequently visited and loved, our own Southern Alps also gave Brian many hours of pleasure and it was a great thrill to have him on a trip relating tales from his many enviable expeditions. Search and Rescue personnel will also mourn the loss of this totally dedicated person to saving lives in our mountainous regions. His expertise was respected the length and breadth of New Zealand in having worked so hard for the advancement of modern search and rescue techniques and for the many SAR operations he controlled in the Otago/Fiordland areas. Brian had a full, active and wonderful life. To his wife Rosemary and family, our sincere condolences. Now having "gone to top bunk" those who shared time with Brian are the better for it, we will miss this great man indeed.
New Zealand Alpine Club Newsletter April 2000
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J. Donald Ahearn
J. Donald Ahearn, longtime friend of Binghamton University, died recently at Lourdes Hospital after an extended illness. He was 87 years old. The former CEO of Universal Instruments Corp. - a company which he took from making paper clips to electronic circuitry equipment - was renowned for his philanthropy and community spirit. He donated more than $3.5 million to local organizations over the years, including Lourdes Hospital, United Way, Broome Community College and Binghamton University, as well as arts centers, libraries and museums. Ahearn gave more than $400,000 to upgrade a laboratory in Binghamton University's Watson School of Engineering. The laboratory was renamed in his honor. Ahearn also established an engineering scholarship for a local student in financial need, and made numerous unrestricted gifts to the University.

In 1990, he and his wife, Ruth Foley Ahearn, helped establish the Dr. Clifford D. Clark Graduate Fellowship Program for Underrepresented Minority Students. Ahearn received the Watson School Founders Award in 1999, was a founding member of the Esther W. Couper Heritage Society and was awarded the New York State Empire Medal for his philanthropy. He earned his bachelor's degree at Hamilton College and a master's of public administration at Syracuse University. Ahearn's survivors include his wife, six children and step-children, and nine grandchildren.
Binghamton University News April 2000
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William L. Ahern
WILLIAM L. AHERN, 82, of Wood-Ridge died Saturday. He had worked for Penn Yan Express, Carlstadt. He was a member of the Teamsters Union. An Army Air Force veteran of World War II, he was a member of American Legion Post 97, Wood-Ridge. Arrangements: Santangelo Funeral Home, Lodi.
The Northern New Jersey Record 3 April 2000
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Mary E. (Ahern) DeSmidt
De SMIDT Mary E. — Passed away Wednesday March 22, 2000 at the age of 88. Mary was a strong advocate for the underdog on a personal level. She was a very sociable woman who loved life. She also had a love of travelling, music and opera. Mary had a special love for her family, especially her sons and their families. Mary is survived by five sons: Frank of San Jose, John of Nashville, Tenn., Eugene of Oakland, Paul of Oakland, & Bill of Hayward. Further survived by five grandchildren and her brother Patrick Ahern of San Diego.

Contributions may be sent to the Alzheimers Assoc., 2320 Channing Way, Berkely, aCA 94704. Friends are invited to attend Visitation Wednesday, April 5, 2000, 3-8:00 pm with a rosary at 7:00 pm at the Chapel of Grant Miller Mortuary, 2850 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, April 6, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. at at St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Church located at 100th Ave. and E. 14th in Oakland. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Oakland.

San Jose Mercury-News 3 April 2000
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B. Gene (Wycoff) Ahern
Memorial service for B. Gene (Wycoff) Ahern, 76, was March 18 at Eastmont Presbyterian Church in East Wenatchee. Born in Freeman, Mrs. Ahern died March 14. She graduated from Rockford High School. Mrs. Ahern lived in the Spokane Valley from 1947 to 1959 and in Newport, Wash., from 1959 to 1978, when she moved to East Wenatchee. She was a homemaker and had worked part time as a merchandiser for Handleman's in Wenatchee. Mrs. Ahern was a member of Eastmont Presbyterian Church. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Keith; two sons, Tim Ahern of Seattle and Todd Ahern of Somers, Mont.; a daughter, Lynn Ahern-Maines of Priest River, Idaho; a brother, Archie Wycoff of Spokane; four sisters, Joan Lucas of Stanwood, Wash., Ardyce Johnson of Springfield, Ore., Leona Scheminske of Beaverton, Ore., and Norma Lengyel of San Francisco; and six grandchildren.
Spokesman Review (Spokane, Washington) 4 April 2000
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Brian Ahern
Man of the Outdoors
One of the Department of Conservation's best known officers, Brian Ahern, loved the outdoors. Conservation Minister Sandra Lee summed up the feeling about Brian Ahern when she said: "The Department of Conservation and all of us are diminished by his death". Ms Lee was speaking at Mr Ahern's funeral in Wanaka on March 24, which was attended by more than 350 mourners. It was an open-air service on the shores of the lake, reflecting his absolute love for the outdoors. Brian Ahern was one of the Conservation Department's longest- serving and best-known officers. His work with DOC, and its predecessor, Lands and Survey, spanned nearly four decades. At the time of his death, he was based in Queenstown, managing commercial concessions in the area. He was search and rescue coordinator and chairman of the Wakatipu unit, and acting chairman of the Otago and Southland land search and rescue committee. Born in Wellington, Mr Ahern began his love of the outdoors by joining the Hutt Valley Tramping Club and the New Zealand Alpine Club. He began his career as a carpenter and joiner, which took him to the Antarctic for two summers to work as a husky trainer, maintenance man, and field worker at Scott Base in 1962. Between seasons, he returned to New Zealand to work as ski patrol supervisor at Mount Ruapehu. In the mid-1960s, Mr Ahern applied for a position based in Nepal, working without pay, where he helped Sir Edmund Hillary build the first hospital in Kunde for the Sherpas. He worked as an Outward Bound instructor before becoming senior ranger at the Fiordland National Park in 1969, became senior ranger at Franz Josef on the West Coast, and had a stint as assistant supervisor of national parks at head office in Wellington before becoming Mount Aspiring National Park senior ranger. With the formation of DOC in 1987, Mr Ahern's position moved to Queenstown. He was credited by several colleagues from Search and Rescue with forming a highly efficient unit in the Lakes District. In 1993, the Aherns made their permanent home in Wanaka. He had a strong bond with Te Runanga O Ngai Tahu and had many friends in the police force, who formed a guard of honour for him.
*Brian Ahern; born Wellington 1943, died Wanaka March 21, 2000. He is survived by wife Rosemary, and a son and two daughters.
Christchurch Press 06 April 2000
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Patricia Eileen Ahern
Patricia Eileen Ahern, 73, Punta Gorda, died April 9, 2000. She was born Nov. 3, 1926, in Concord, Mass., and grew up there. After graduating from the nursing program at St. Vincent's Hospital in Worcester, Mass., in 1947, she worked as an operating room staff nurse in Portland, Ore., and Sacramento, Calif., before retiring from Emerson Hospital in Concord. In the mid-1980s, she became a full-time resident of South Yarmouth, Mass., and became a winter resident of Punta Gorda. She moved to Punta Gorda full time in 1994 and was a member of Sacred Heart Church of Punta Gorda. Survivors include a sister-in-law; seven nieces; and three nephews. A memorial Mass will be at Sacred Heart Church later. National Cremation Society, Port Charlotte chapter, is in charge.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune 11 April 2000
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Marguerite Teresa (Ahern) West
Marguerite Teresa West, 74, Middleburg, died Monday, April 10. Mrs. West was an executive assistant for the government. Born in Kansas City, Mo., she moved to Central Florida in 1980. She was a member of Fleet Reserve Association Unit 147 Ladies Auxiliary, Disabled Veterans Auxiliary 30 and National Order of Alley Cats 512. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors; son, Michael G. Morris, Newport, R. I.; daughters, Mary K. Launer, Middleburg, Sandy Bowen, Snelville, Ga., brother, Daniel P. Ahern, Winter Springs; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Oaklawn Park Chapel, Lake Mary.
Orlando Sentinel 12 April 2000
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John "Jack" A'Hearn
A'Hearn. John "Jack" (Age 70) Of Fredericksburg, VA on Monday, April 10, 2000, at his residence, father of Patrick, New York, NY and Maureen, Fredericksburg, VA, brother of Richard A'Hearn, Tampa, FL, and grandfather of Adam and Caitlin. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg, VA with a Rosary service at 8:30 p.m. Service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2000, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Fredericksburg, VA Interment in St. Mary Cemetery, Cortland, New York. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be sent to Mary Washington Hospice, 2217 Princess Anne St., Suite 002-1. Fredericksburg, VA 22401.
The Washington Post 13 April 2000
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Katherine E. (Briggs) Ahearn
Katherine E. Ahearn of Grove Street died April 15, 2000, at a Portland hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Mt. Vernon, a daughter of William and Mabel Allen Briggs, attended Mt. Vernon schools, graduated from Kents Hill School and moved to Portland more than 50 years ago. She was a homemaker all of her life and her hobbies included beano and yard sales. Surviving are her husband of 52 years, Edwin J. Ahearn of Portland; a daughter, Linda Turner of Rome; two sons, Edwin C. of Standish and Brian A. of Portland; two stepdaughters, Sueanne Quirion of Augusta and Jean French of New Hampshire; a brother, Robert Wight of Jay; and eight grandchildren. Visiting hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hay Funeral Home, 795 Main St., Westbrook, followed by a graveside service in Woodlawn Cemetery with the Rev. Philip Shearman officiating.
Portland Press Herald 17 April 2000
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Blanche M. (Boutin) Ahern
AHERN — Of Dennisport, formerly of Arlington, April 15, Blanche M. (Boutin) Ahern. Beloved wife of the late Henry J. Ahern. Loving mother of Judy A. Wentworth of Westwood and Stephen H. Ahern of MD, devoted grandmother of Cara Urry, Gary and Mark Wentworth and Jared and Lucas Ahern, great-grandmother of Thea Urry. Funeral from the Holden, Dunnirvine & Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., Westwood, on Wed., April 19 at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Margaret Mary's Church at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment Oak Ridge Cemetery, Dennis. Donations may be made in Blanche's name to The American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
The Boston Globe 18 April 2000
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Patricia Eileen Ahern
Born Nov. 3, 1926, and raised in Concord, she was the daughter of Francis J. and Isabel G. (Reilly) Ahern. Following graduation from the nursing program at St. Vincent's Hospital in Worcester in 1947, she worked as an operating room staff nurse in Portland, Ore., and Sacramento, Calif., before retiring from Emerson Hospital in Concord. A lover of the sun, the beach and convertible cars, she was a seasonal resident of West Dennis for most of her life. In the mid-1980s, she became a full-time resident of South Yarmouth, and began to winter in Punta Gorda, Fla. She moved to Punta Gorda full-time in 1994 and was a communicant of the Sacred Heart Church of Punta Gorda. She is survived by one sister-in-law, seven nieces, three nephews; and 12 great-nieces and nephews. [see also: Edward J. Ahern]
The Concord Journal 26 April 2000
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Joseph J. Ahern
AHERN, Joseph J., April 24, 2000, beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Schantz); loving father of Thomas and Kathleen; brother of Thomas (Helen) Ahern and Elaine (Dominic) DiColli. Viewing Fri. morning after 8 a.m. from the Stolfo Funeral Home, 2536-38 S. Broad St. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m., St. Monica Church, 17th and Ritner Sts., Int. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
Philadelphia Inquirer 26 April 2000
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Margaret (Aherne) Warick
WARICK (nee Aherne) — (London and late of Ardross, Crossmaglen) — April 22, 2000 in London, Margaret R.I.P. dearly beloved wife of Barry Warick. Remains will be removed from Dublin Airport this Thursday evening at 8.30p.m. to the home of her sister Mary, 45 Ardross arriving at 10 o’clock approximately. Funeral on Saturday leaving above residence at 10.30a.m. to St Patrick’s Church, Crossmaglen for 11 o’clock Mass. Interment immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on her soul. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing husband, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces and entire family circle.
The Irish News (Belfast) 27 April 2000
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Eileen (Ahern) Kruczlnicki
Eileen A. Kruczlnicki, beloved wife of the late John Kruczlnicki, Wynantskill, died April 28, 2000 after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late John and Rena Ahern of Brooklyn, New York City. Brothers, Jed Ahern of Long Island and Jack Ahern of Brooklyn, preceded her in death. Eileen is survived by cherished sisters, Noreen O'Mahoney of San Diego, Ca, and Mary Dawson of Glens Falls, N.Y. She was the beloved mother of six children: Noreen Smith of Houston, Texas, John Barry (deceased), David G. of Queensbury and his wife, Patricia, Ellen Dunn of Media, PA and her husband, C. Ray, Joseph M. of Wynantskill and his wife, Marie, and Peter J. of Gulph Mills, PA and close friend Jen Jefferis. Eileen and John had eight grandchildren: Quentin, Megan, Michael P., Jason, Kathleen, Matthew, Kristen, and Michael J. Eileen was born and educated in Brooklyn. She was a graduate of St. Saviour High School and Mercy Jr. College. She moved to Wynantskill upon her marriage to John in 1946.

Eileen was a charter member of the St. Jude's Church Rosary Alter Society. She was former president and recording secretary of that group. Eileen was also a member of the Wynantskill Senior Citizens, secretary of the North Greenbush Library group and the Saturday Club of Cohoes. She was also a former Brownie and Girl Scout leader. Eileen retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1989 after 20 years service in Wynantskill, Cohoes, and New Scotland. She was currently serving as recording secretary of NARFE. She loved to spend time with her family and friends and especially enjoyed tending to her flower gardens. Since their retirement, she and her late husband enjoyed traveling together.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. from the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc., corner of Pawling Avenue at Maple Avenue, Troy and at 9:30 a.m. from St. Jude the Apostle Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Interment St. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterford. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to St. Jude's Church or School at 43 Brookside Ave, Wynantskill, 12198.
Albany Times Union 30 April 2000
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John Joseph "Bud" O'Hern
John Joseph "Bud" O'Hern, age 77. Arr: Kristan Funeral Home PC, Mundelein.
Mundelein News 5 May 2000
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Maurice William Ahern
AHERN, Maurice William. — April 28, 2000 at Hospital, Nowra. Late of Nowra, formerly of Bankstown, beloved husband of Doris (deceased), loved father and father-in-law of Brian and Margaret, Alan and Coleen, Michael and Janice, devoted Pop/Pa to Daniel, Pauline, Andrew, Jennifer, Rachel, Kylie, Ashley, Ben, Scott and Rebecca.
Aged 80 Years.
Maurice's funeral service will be held in the chapel at Shoalhaven Memorial Gardens, Worrigee Road, Worrigee, on Thursday (May 4, 2000) at 3.00 p.m. Relatives and firends are invited to attend.
NOWRA FUNERAL SERVICES
85 Plunkett St., Nowra.
(02) 4423 0722
Sydney Morning Herald 2 May 2000
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William J. Ahern
William J. Ahern, 82, of South Yarmouth, formerly of Whitman, a retired employee of Century Paper, died Thursday at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis after a long illness. Mr. Ahern worked 40 years for Century Paper in Boston. He enjoyed gardening, birds, sailing, reading and spending time with his family. Born in Newtonville, he lived 28 years in Whitman and 10 years in Halifax before moving to South Yarmouth 12 years ago. He graduated from Newtonville High School. He is survived by his wife, Priscilla (Young) Ahern; a son, Mark Ahern of Whitman; three daughters, Judith A. Ahern of Rockland, Priscilla Carr of Gohr, Maine, and Anne Ahern of South Yarmouth; a brother, Robert Ahern of Westwood; a sister, Kathleen M. Ahern of Framingham; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was the father of the late, Robert M. Ahern, Donald P. Ahern and William Ahern. A funeral service will be held at noon Monday at Shepherd Funeral Home, Route 14, Pembroke. Burial will be in Center Cemetery, Pembroke. Visiting hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 1 Abbey Lane, Middleboro 02346. [see also: Philip C. Ahern]
Quincy Patriot Ledger 6 May 2000
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Lawrence "Larry'' Ahern
Lawrence "Larry'' Ahern, 72, died Friday, May 5, 2000. An Akron native, Larry was a graduate of Buchtel High School and the University of Akron. While earning his Bachelor's degree in physical education he was on the wrestling team. For more than twenty-five years he worked as Physical Ed. Director at the Akron Jewish Center as well as a substitute teacher in the Akron Schools. Later he took a position with the Department of Human Services as a caseworker and eventually in an administrative position. His avid interest in sports led him to become a referee for basketball and umpire for softball and baseball. In 1998 he was named to the Summit Co. Softball Hall of Fame for his service as umpire. Larry's true passion was for his Irish heritage. He was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and his contribution to several "Songs of Ireland'' shows will long be remembered. His gravely voice and mastery of even the most obscure lyrics graced many an Irish pub or St. Patrick's Day gathering. He was also a square dance enthusiast. A Korean war veteran, who served in the U.S. Air Force, he was a member of the Firestone VFW Post 3383. Larry is survived by his wife, Amy; son and daughter-in-law, William and Teresa of Akron; daughter and son-in-law, Pamela Ahern and Paul Corney of Columbus; granddaughter, Kendall. Calling hours will be on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Dunn-Quigley Ciriello & Carr Fairlawn Chapel (39 S. Miller Rd.) Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery will be private.
The Beacon Journal 7 May 2000
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Helen L. Ahearn
AHEARN—In Winchester, formerly of Brookline, May 5, 2000, Helen L. Beloved daughter of the late John and Ellen (Flaherty) Ahearn. Dear aunt of Marian Ahearn of Winchester, Patricia Mahoney and John Ahearn both of Wakefield, Robert Ahearn of Tarpon Springs, FL, and nephew and God Child Leo F. Ahearn of Renton, Washington. Also survived by grandnieces and nephews. Sister-in-law of Mary F. Ahearn of Hingham. Funeral will be held from the Lane Funeral Home, 760 Main St. (Rte. 38), Winchester, on Tuesday, May 9th at 10:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Eulalia's Church, Winchester at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are omitted. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester.
The Boston Globe 7 May 2000
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Odette E. (LeMarbre-Ahearn) Gross
SOUTH DENNIS—Odette E. (LeMarbre-Ahearn) Gross, 77, a resident of South Dennis, died Tuesday. Born in Marlboro, Mrs. Gross was a graduate of St. Anne's Academy in Marlboro and attended Framingham College and Mt. Auburn Hospital School of Radiology in Cambridge. Mrs. Gross moved from Marlboro to West Yarmouth in 1966 and had been a resident of South Dennis for the last four years. She enjoyed her children and was an accomplished artist and classical pianist. Surviving are four sons, John P. Ahearn of Anchorage, Alaska, Geoffry A. Ahearn of Hyannis, Brian M. Ahearn of Marlboro and Brendan S. Ahearn of Barnstable; a daughter, Yvonne M. Russell of Weymouthport; a brother, Phillip LeMarbre of Marlboro; two sisters, Rose Marie Cook of La Conner, Wash., and Yvonne LeMarbre of Stratford, Conn.; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was also the mother of Kevin M. Ahearn, who died in 1990 [sic]. The funeral will begin at 9 a.m. tomorrow from the Hallett Funeral Home, 273 Station Ave., South Yarmouth, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Church, Hyannis. Burial is in Mosswood Cemetery, Cotuit. Visiting hours are 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 919 North Michigan Ave., Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60611.
Cape Cod Times 11 May 2000
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John G. O'Hern III
CASSVILLE, Mo. — John G. O'Hern III, 15, son of John G. O'Hern Jr. and Catherine Teague O'Hern Hobbs, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2000. Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Cassville. Burial will be in Mineral Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Williamson Funeral Home, Cassville.
The Joplin Globe 12 May 2000
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Patrick "Paddy" Ahern
AHERN (Cork and Kent): On May 13, 2000, at his residence, Bexleyheath, PATRICK (PADDY), beloved husband of Maureen. Sadly missed by his devoted wife, his brothers Edmond and Fr. Michael, OCSO, his sister Mary, Srs. Agatha and Beatrice, his relatives and friends. The funeral took place on May 25, 2000. May he rest in peace.
The Irish Examiner 13 May 2000
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Bernice V. (Ahern) Medhaug
Bernice Medhaug — Funeral services for Bernice Medhaug were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 15 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Waterloo. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery in Cresco. Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Bernice, 84, died Thursday, May 11, 2000 at Allen Hospital of natural causes. Bernice V. Medhaug was born February 1, 1916 in Cresco, the daughter of Joseph and Blanche (Grebin) Ahern. On November 5, 1989 she married Howard Medhaug in Osage. Bernice is survived by her husband; one step-son: Jim Tullis of Ann Arbor, MI; two step-daughters: Shirley Sharp of Rochester, MN and Cynthia Stewart of Cedar Falls; seven step-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; one brother: Don of St. Paul, MN; and two sisters: Vivian Viskocil of Osage and Doris Thompson of Savannah, GA. Bernice was preceded in death by a sister, Maureen Dee and one brother, Vergil Ahern.
Cresco Times Plain Dealer May 2000
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Marjorie E. (Hallenbeck) Hewitt
HARTWICK—Marjorie E. Hallenbeck Hewitt, 85, of Hartwick, died unexpectedly on Monday, May 15, 2000, at the Oneonta Nursing Home, Oneonta. Marjorie was born on July 18, 1914, in Athens, the daughter of the late Daniel and Clara Hitchkock Hallenbeck. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Robert William Hewitt in 1943; a son, Robert William Hewitt Jr. in 1981; and a daughter, Shirley Patricia Hewitt Bragg in 1985. She is survived by a son, Charles Franklin (Dianne) Hewitt of Hartwick; a daughter, Jo Ann Hewitt Ahern of Los Angeles, Calif.; grandchildren, Kandy (Anthony) Bragg Watson of Palmdale, Calif., Tomarra and Bruce Ahern of Glendale, Calif., Victoria (David) Hewitt Durante of Reno, Nev., and Robert E. (Donna) Hewitt of Bridgewater, Mass.; and great-grandchildren, Seth Bragg, Francis and David James Durante, and Joshua Hewitt.

Mrs. Hewitt retired from J.J. Newberry in Hudson, after 28 years of service, before moving to Glendale, Calif., where she was the postmistress in Dixie's Card Shop until her final retirement in 1991. She then moved back to New York to reside with her son and daughter-in-law in Hartwick.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday evening at the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oneonta. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Hudson. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Hartwick Ambulance Squad in Marjorie's memory.

The Daily Star 17 May 2000
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Mary (Thomas) Ahern
Mary Ahern of Chestnut Ridge, NY died on May 23, 2000 at her residence. She was born in New York City on May 7, 1914 to Charles and May Langler Thomas. Mary was a resident of New City from 1992-1999, prior Parkchester, Bronx, NY. She was a member of Foster Grandparents in New City and a member of St. Augustineës Church, New City. Mary is survived by one son James of Suffern, NY and eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Gerald in 1998 and her sons Robert in 1996 and Gerald in 1961. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday at St. Paul's Church, Congers, NY. Burial will follow in St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, NY. Visiting at Higgins Funeral Home, New City on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9PM. Michael J. Higgins Funeral Home 321 S. Main Street, New City (914) 634-6110.
The Journal News 24 May 2000
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Peter J. "Jim" O'Hearn
O'HEARN—Of Everett, formerly of Charlestown, June 2, Peter J. "Jim" O'Hearn. Husband of the late Flora K. "Babe" (O'Brien). Father of Peter and his wife Muriel O'Hearn of Malden, Kathleen and her husband John Collins of Everett, Kevin and his wife Doris O'Hearn of Maine, Colleen and her husband Edward Bowman of Everett, Dennis O'Hearn of Somerville, Jeanine and her husband Daniel O'Brien of Everett, Patrick O'Hearn and Janice Torres of Melrose, Sylvia O'Hearn of Revere, Andrew and his wife Mary O'Hearn of Malden. Brother of Joseph O'Hearn of NH, Thomas O'Hearn of Saugus, Genevieve Osborne and Mary Jodrie, both of Everett. Also survived by 16 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Funeral from the John H. Sawyer Funeral Home 329 Bunker Hill St. Charlestown, Tuesday June 6 at 9:10 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Therese Church, Everett at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 p.m. Interment Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. Late veteran WWII US Army. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Jim's name may be made to St. Therese Church Maintenance Fund, 20 Gledhill Ave., Everett, MA 02149. Parking area opposite Funeral Home.
The Boston Globe 5 June 2000
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Annie (Coughlan) Aherne
AHERNE (Mallow): On June 3, 2000, peacefully, at Mallow General Hospital, Annie (nee Coughlan), Clydaville, beloved wife of the late Philip and dear mother of Nora, Anna, Jimmy and Connie. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace. Requiem Mass on today (Tuesday) at 2.30 pm to St. Peter's Church, Dromahane. Funeral afterwards to St. Joseph's Cemetery, Mallow.
The Irish Examiner 6 June 2000
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Barbara (Ahern) Colton
BARBARA AHERN COLTON, 83, of 117 Purgatory Rd., a former personal secretary to Gov. Robert Quinn, Rhode Island's chief executive from 1937 to 1939, died unexpectedly Friday at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late James C. Colton. Born in Providence on Oct. 2, 1916, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Irene Lynch Ahern. A 1933 graduate of Sacred Heart Academy, in Fall River, she was also a graduate of The Katharine Gibbs School. Mrs. Colton was a member of the Newport Country Club and a past member of the Wanumetonomy Golf and Country Club. She was a member of The Preservation Society of Newport County. She leaves three daughters, Nancy H. Colton, Martha C. Crowley and Connie Hayes, all of Newport; a brother, Howard B. Ahern of Tonawanda, N.Y.; and three grandchildren. She was the sister of the late John F., Walter G. and Austin T. Ahern. The funeral will be tomorrow at 8 a.m. from the O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring St., Newport, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 in St. Mary Church, Spring Street, Newport. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery, Brown's Lane, Middletown.
The Providence Journal 13 June 2000
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Sean Aherne
AHERNE (4th anniversary) — In loving memory of our dear brother, Sean Aherne, late of Bank Place and 41 Glenview Square, Tipperary, who died on 26th June, 1996. R.I.P. St. Teresa pray for him. (Always in our prayers. Sadly missed by his brothers and sister and relations).
The Nationalist 23 June 2000
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Florence M. (Ahern) Hawkesworth
WORCESTER — Florence M. (Ahern) Hawkesworth, 84, of 13 Balder Road, a longtime educator, died Saturday, June 24, in Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital after an illness. Her husband, Harold W. Hawkesworth, died in 1981. She leaves a son, James F. Hawkesworth of Worcester; three daughters, Ann M. Sabulis of Worcester, Mary E. Hawkesworth of Somerset, N.J., and Eleanor M. Hawkesworth of Arlington, Va.; and four grandchildren. A brother, Edmund F. Ahern of Shrewsbury, died in 1996; and a sister, Rose Rita Ahern of Worcester, died in 1991. She was born in Worcester, daughter of James F. and Florence G. (Murphy) Ahern, and graduated from Ascension High School and Worcester State College.

Mrs. Hawkesworth taught Math and English, and was an administrator for David Hale Fanning Trade School, retiring in 1979. She had also been the director of the night school program there, and had taught in the middle grades of the Holden Public Schools before returning to the Fanning School. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and it's Women's Guild, the Worcester Music Guild, the Friday Afternoon Club, the Perpetual Adoration Society at St. George's Church, the St. Agnes Guild Board of Directors, the Delta Kappa Gamma Honor Society, and the Southern Worcester County Retired Teachers Association. She was a member and past president of the Ascension Chapter of the Notre Dame Alumnae Association.

The funeral will be held Tuesday, June 27, from Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, 353 Grove St. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 26, in the funeral home.

Worcester Telegram & Gazette 25 June 2000
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Very Rev. William Canon Ahern, PP
AHERN (Kilbrittain): On June 27, 2000, unexpectedly, at his residence, Parochial House, Very Rev. WILLIAM CANON AHERN, PP, Kilbrittain and brother of the late John and Bro. Albeus. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers Fr. Anselm, Jim and Pat, sisters Ann and Mary, brothers-in- law, sisters-in-law, Bishop John Buckley, fellow priests, parishioners, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends. Rest in peace. Removal on this (Wednesday) evening at 9pm from residence to St. Patrick's Church, Kilbrittain. Concelebrated Requiem Mass on Friday at 2.30pm. Burial afterwards in the Church Grounds. Enquiries to Gabriel and O'Donovan's, Bandon. Tel 023-41587.
The Irish Examiner 27 June 2000
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Nancy (Ahearne) Walsh
WALSH (nee Ahearne), (Mount Odell House, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford): On June 26, 2000, NANCY. Deeply regretted by her son Bobby, daughter-in-law Concepta, grandchildren Aidan, Conor, Ian, brothers Seamus, Pat, Frank, sister Alice, her nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. RIP. Removal on today (Tuesday) at 7.30pm from the Kiely Funeral Home to St. Mary's Parish Church, Dungarvan. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Wednesday) at 11am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 27 June 2000
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John Ahern Sullivan
John Ahern Sullivan of Shelburne and Greensboro, formerly of New York City, died July 1, 2000, in Shelburne. He was born Dec. 25, 1910, in New York City, graduated from City College of New York (1930) and Columbia University Law School (1933), and was a retired partner of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft in New York City. He is survived by his wife, June Sullivan; his daughters, Patricia Ann Sullivan of Boston, Mass., Nancy Ahern Sullivan of Greensboro, and Kathleen Ann Sullivan of Westwood, Mass. He is also survived by son-in-law Leonard R. Schiavone and grandson Samuel Sullivan Schiavone of Greensboro, and by son-in-law Robert W. Wallace and grandson William Robert Wallace of Westwood, Mass. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. John's Church in Concord, N.H., at 10 a.m. July 5 with burial immediately following. Arrangements are under the direction of des Groseilliers Funeral Homes, Hardwick.
The Burlington Free Press 1 July 2000
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Robert F. Ahern
AHERN ROBERT F. Age 68, of Penn Hills, formerly of Lawrenceville, on Saturday, July 1, 2000, father of Thomas J. Ahern, Robert Ahern & Sandra Charrie; grandfather of Ryan, Shannon, Tony, Drew, Jesse, Mia & Thomas Jr. Former member of Union Local #66. Friends received Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 pm at BEINHAUER-LUTZ, 4635 Butler Street, Lawrenceville, 412-682-2420. Services & interment are private. Woodruff Family Services, LLP
Post-Gazette 5 July 2000
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Dorothea C. (Murphy) Ahern
Dorothea C. Ahern, 81, died June 27, 2000, at Winchester Hospital. She was the wife of the late John Ahern. She was born in Cambridge on May 23, 1919, the daughter of the late Timothy and Catherine (Mullen) Ahern. She was a graduate of Salem State College Mrs. Ahern served in the United States Woman's Army Corps. during World War II. She was employed as a special needs teacher in the town of Arlington for over 30 years. Mrs. Ahern is survived by three sons, Daniel Ahern of Saudi Arabia, Timothy Ahern of Arlington, and Fr. Jack Ahern of St. Mary's Church in Brookline; four daughters, Kathleen Hughes of Weymouth, Theresa Spellman of Woburn, Irene Cowdell of Lynn, and Marie Ahern of Marshfield; two sisters, Grace Egan of Needham and Irene Dunbar of Waltham; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A funeral Mass was celebrated June 30, in St. Agnes Church in Arlington. Interment was in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. For those who wish, contributions in Mrs. Ahern's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 36 Cameron Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140 or Saint Mary's Building Fund, 5 Linden Place, Brookline, MA 02146. Arrangements were under the care of the Keefe Funeral Home, Inc., Arlington.
The Arlington Advocate 6 July 2000
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Barbara Ann Ahearn
Barbara Ann Ahearn, 65, of Hicksville, died on June 19, 2000. She worked at SUNY Old Westbury. Mother of Patrick Ahearn (Maryann) and Brian Ahearn (Jackie). Grandmother of Tracy, Amanda, Brian and Taylor. Memorial service at Holy Family RC Church. Contributions can be made to the North Shore Animal League.
Hicksville Illustrated News 7 July 2000
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Rosemary (Schildknecht) Ahern
Rosemary Schildknecht Ahern, of Oyster Bay, died on June 13, 2000. Wife of the late Frederik M. Mother of Veronica Ahern, Michael, Charles, Paul, Nora Ahern-Grose and Elizabeth Ahern-Quinn. Grandmother of Lauren Ahern, Brendan Quinn, Jordan Grose, Lydia Ahern, Mary Quinn, Jacqueline Grose and Claire Quinn. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at St. Paul the Apostle RC Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the Mother Mary Gabriel Scholarship Fund, c/o Old Westbury School of the Holy Child, 25 Store Hill Rd., Old Westbury, NY 11568.
Oyster Bay Enterprise-Pilot 7 July 2000
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Herman T. Ahern
Ahern, Herman T., age 77 of Roseville passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on July 7, 2000. Preceded in death by brothers Frank & Joe. Survived by wife of 52 years, Donna; daughters Christina (John) Luey, Jennifer (John) Perron; son Perry (Nancy); 9 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, cousins & friends. Family will receive relatives & friends begining at 9 AM with Funeral Mass at 10 AM July 11 at OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL 701 Fillmore St. NE, Mpls, MN. The family wishes to thank all the doctors & nurses of Regions Hospital. Memorials preferred to Our Lady of Mount Carmel or Charles Thompson Memorial Hall.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 9 July 2000
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Edward M. Ahern of Wheaton
Edward M. Ahern died Monday, July 17. Arrangements were made by Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, Wheaton, (630) 668-0016. [see also: Margaret T. (McCrohan) Ahern]
Daily Herald 18 July 2000
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Mark Aherne
AHERNE (Mitchelstown): On July 18, 2000, peacefully, at home, MARK, Upper Skeheen, Mitchelstown. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Hannah (nee Fitzgerald), sons Tom, John, Marcus, Jimmy and Michael, daughter Margaret (English), sisters Nancy and Mary, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. R.I.P. Reposing at O'Brien's Funeral Home, Mitchelstown. Removal this (Wednesday) evening at 8 pm to the Parish Church. Requiem Mass tomorrow (Thursday) at 2 pm. Burial afterwards in Brigown New Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 19 July 2000
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Alfred S. Ahearn
MERIDEN—Alfred S. Ahearn, 71, of 60 Hanover St., died Friday, July 28, 2000 peacefully at home. He was born July 1, 1929, in Wallingford, a son of the late John Robert and Katherine (Doherty) Ahearn. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U. S. Army, stationed in Germany. Until his retirement, Alfred was employed with the New Haven Railroad.

He is survived by two brothers, Bill Ahearn of Arizona and Charles Ahearn of Delaware; two sisters, Muriel Ahearn of Milford and Mary Jane Morghti of Louisiana. He was predeceased by a brother, John Robert Ahearn. Funeral services, with burial at the State Veterans Cemetery, Bow Lane, Middletown, will be private. Donations in Alfred's memory may be made to the St. Rose Building fund, 35 Center St., Meriden, CT 06450. The Szymaszek-Taylor Funeral Home, 189 E. Main St., Meriden, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Record-Journal 30 July 2000
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Alfred T. Ahearn
Alfred T. Ahearn, 91, of 22 Lessey St., died July 30 at SunBridge Care & Rehabilitation for Hadley. He was a veteran of World War II. Mr. Ahearn had worked at the former Ernie's Barber Shop, and Giard's Barber Shop, both in Amherst, for more than 50 years. His wife, Eileen (Brennan) Ahearn, died in 1981. He leaves a son, Patrick J. Ahearn of Westwood; a daughter, Margaret C. Clapp of Hadley; a sister, Rita Clevenger; and five grandchildren. A brother, Raymond Ahearn, and a sister, Dorothy Ahearn, both died earlier. The Douglass Funeral Service in Amherst may be reached at (413) 253-3407.
Daily Hampshire Gazette 1 August 2000
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Alfred T. Ahearn
AMHERST — Alfred T. Ahearn, 91, of 22 Lessey St., died Sunday in a Hadley nursing home. He worked at the former Ernie's Barber Shop and Giard's Barber Shop for more than 50 years. Born and schooled here, he was a lifelong resident. He was a graduate of the Springfield Barber School. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Amherst Veterans of Foreign Wars for many years. He was a communicant of St. Brigid's Church in Amherst. His wife, the former Eileen Brennan, died in 1981. He leaves a son, Patrick J. of Westwood; a daughter, Margaret C. Clapp of Hadley; a sister, Rita Clevenger of Amherst; and five grandchildren. A military funeral service will be Thursday morning at Douglass Funeral Service and in the church, with burial in St. Brigid's Cemetery in Hadley. Calling hours are Wednesday late afternoon until evening. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Amherst Football, P.O. Box 536 Amherst, MA 01004-1702.
Union-News 1 August 2000
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Richard Ahern
AHERN (Donickmore, Dungourney): On August 16, 2000, peacefully, in the loving care of the matron and staff of Marymount Hospice, RICHARD. Deeply regretted by his loving sisters Kathleen and May, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives and friends. Rest in peace. Removal on this (Thursday) evening at 8.30pm from Hyde's Funeral Home, Midleton, to St. Peter's Church, Dungourney. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Friday) at 2.30pm. Funeral afterwards to Mogeely Old Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 17 August 2000
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Richard Lombard Ahearn
AHEARN, RICHARD L. — Richard Lombard Ahearn, 75, of Farmholme Road, Stonington, CT passed away on Wednesday, August 2, at Yale-New Haven Hospital from complications following surgery. Born on May 20, 1925 in New York City, he grew up in White Plains, NY where he attended Irving Prep and White Plains High School. He briefly attended Columbia University and then went to work for Pan American Airways working on the old flying boats at La Guardia Airport in New York. In 1950, he assumed a managerial role in Seaboard Weatherproofing Co., Inc., upon the death of his father who had founded the company in 1944. In 1951 he married Rita A. Young, also of White Plains. Shortly after they were married, they moved to New Canaan, CT where they raised their five children. During this time, he was active in the community, serving as president of the Exchange Club. He continued his career at Seaboard Weatherproofing and eventually founded Ahearn & Holtzman with his partner Jed Holtzman and served as president until 1984 when he assumed the duties of chairman, retiring in 1992. He purchased the Roger Sherman Inn in New Canaan with a friend in 1968 and sold it in 1992. He moved to Stonington where he enjoyed working on his 27-acre farm and woodworking with his grandson. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing at Stonington Country Club where he was a charter member. He was also an accomplished boater and enjoyed spending time at Watch Hill Yacht Club where he was a long time member.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years Rita; sons Dick Ahearn and Michael Ahearn of Ridgefield, CT, Scott Ahearn of Stonington; daughters Rita Lynn Keenan of Austin, TX and Tara Moore of Pawcatuck, CT and 12 grandchildren. He was predeceased by one brother John R. Ahearn, who died in action fighting for his country during the final days of the Battle of the Bulge. The funeral was held Friday, August 4, 2000 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to the Stonington Library, 20 High St., Stonington, CT 06378 or to St. Michael School, 63 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT 06379. GAFFNEY-DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 59 Spruce St., Westerly, RI 401-596-2648

The Journal News 21 August 2000
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Rita I. (Ahearn) Rielle
SPRINGFIELD - Rita I. (Ahearn) Rielle, 84, of 140 Woodcrest Road, died Friday at a local nursing home. She was a teacher at the former Our Lady of Lourdes School on Wilbraham Road and retired in 1972. She also was active in the Girl Scouts for many years. Born in Springfield, she was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church and a volunteer for the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. She and her husband ran the Ahearn Memorial Pilgrimage (founded by her father, Andrew J. Ahearn) for 43 years. She retired last year. She leaves her husband of 56 years, Louis T. Rielle; and a brother, Thomas M. Ahearn of Ludlow. The funeral, will be Tuesday morning at Sampson Chapel of the Acres Funeral Home and the church, with burial in Island Pond Cemetery, Ludlow. Calling hours are Sunday afternoon and Monday afternoon and evening. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ahearn Memorial Pilgrimage, 1446 28th Ave., Astoria, NY 11102.
Springfield Union-News 26 August 2000
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Angela "Ann" Frances (O'Hearn) Rummerfield
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, 2000, in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church for Angela "Ann" Frances Rummerfield, who died Aug. 23 at age 89. Mrs. Rummerfield was born Jan. 3, 1911, in New York City. Her maiden name was O'Hearn. She was raised in Omaha, Neb. and moved to Oregon City in 1943. She was a sales clerk for the Ben Franklin Store in Oregon City for 18 years and later at the Stan Brooks Thrifty Drug store in Oregon City until her retirement in 1975. In 1932, she married James A. Rummerfield; he died in 1979. Survivors include her nephews, Michael L Kennedy and Michael Kopple; and nieces, Pamela L. Walker, Vesta Novak and Marion Perkins. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Oregon City. Arrangements are by Stehn's Milwaukie Funeral Home.
Sunday Oregonian 27 August 2000
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Cathleen (Higgins) Aherne
AHERNE (Briar House, Banefune, Doneraile): On September 3, 2000, peacefully, CATHLEEN (nee Higgins), beloved wife of Michael and much loved mother of Margaret and grandmother of the late Tara. Sadly missed by her heartbroken husband, daughter, son-in-law Paud, grandchildren Darragh and Eoghan, sisters Sheila and Annie (Australia), brothers Michael and Connie (USA), nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. May she rest in peace. Reposing at Stack's Funeral Home, Doneraile. Rosary on this (Monday) evening at 8pm. Removal on tomorrow (Tuesday) at 8pm to the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Doneraile. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 2.30pm. Funeral immediately afterwards to Oldcourt Cemetery, Doneraile.
The Irish Examiner 4 September 2000
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M. V. O'Hearn
O'HEARN, M.V., 95, of Atherton, mortgage banker, died Sept. 3, 2000. Memorial Mass at 9 a.m. Thursday at Church of the Nativity, Menlo Park. Private burial. Arrangements by Roller Hapgood & Tinney, Palo Alto.
San Jose Mercury-News 6 September 2000
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Phyllis (Ahern) Proctor
Peabody — Phyllis (Ahern) Proctor, 91, wife of the late Albert "Jack" Carlton Proctor, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, in the Beverly Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center, following a long illness. Born in Melrose, July 4, 1909, she was the daughter of the late John and Emma (Coulliard) Ahern, grew up there and attended schools in that city. She graduated from St. Mary's High School in Melrose. Mrs. Proctor lived in southern New England for a short time, but returned to MA where she lived in Peabody for the last 30 years. She enjoyed her role as a homemaker. She leaves a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Algie Urbonas of Peabody; three grandchildren, David Urbonas of Easthampton, Stacey Resnikoff of Cambridge and Michael Urbonas of Wakefield; three great-grandchildren, Cameron Urbonas of Easthampton, and Rachel Urbonas and Sarah Urbonas, both of Wakefield; and several nieces and nephews.

PROCTOR — of Peabody, Sept. 2, 2000. Phyllis M. (Ahern) Proctor, wife of the late Albert Proctor and mother of Joyce Urbonas of Peabody. A ceremony will be held Saturday at 2 pm in the Conway, Cahil-Brodeau Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., Peabody location, to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.
Salem Evening-News 7 September 2000
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John "Jack" Gerard O'Herren
John "Jack" G. O'Herren passed away peacefully in his sleep after a breif illness, on Tuesday (Sep. 5, 2000) in Salinas California. Donations may be made to the Boy Scouts of America in his memory. Jack was born October 16, 1924 in Clyde. He attended St. John's school and graduated from Clyde Central School. In 1942 George O'Herren passed away in the Clyde clothing store he established in 1933 and his son Jack, at the age of 17, along with his mother Christine (Fleming) O'Herren continued to operate O'Herren's Clothing Store at the same location until 1965. That year Jack accepted a district managers position with Investor's Diversified Services in Rochester and he continued as a financial analyst until his retirement. Jack was a member of the Ever Ready Chemical Co. Fire Department for 25 years. He was also a member of The Knights of Columbus, the Clyde Rotary Club and the Geneva Country Club. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 52 years, Betty O'Herren of Salinas Ca.; his devoted son Terry O'Herren of Menlo Park, Ca.; his sister Eileen Johnson of Clyde, N.Y.; and nephews Paul Johnson and Stephen Johnson, both of Newark, N.Y.
Finger Lakes Times 8 September 2000
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Edward L. Ahearn
AHEARN—Edward L., 76, of Pompano Beach, died, Saturday, September 2, 2000. A resident since 1970, formerly of Wayne, NJ. He was a member of St. Coleman Catholic Church of Pompano Beach where he served as Sacristan and coordinator of the Altar Servers. Mr. Ahearn worked for the New Jersey Bell for over 20 years; with ATT of New York City for 5 years; and in 1970, transferred to South Florida to work for Southern Bell. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Diena "Dee"; son, Robert E. (Mercedes) Ahearn of Atlanta, GA; daughter, Maureen D. Ahearn of Plantation, FL; grandchildren, Matthew & Joseph Silverstein and Lindsey Ahearn; brothers, Charles J. (Kathleen) Ahearn of Wayne, NJ, Leo W. Ahearn of Palm Coast, FL., John F. Ahearn of Woodbridge, VA, Vincent D. (Dorothy) Ahearn of Las Vegas, NV, Frank (Barbara) Ahearn of St. Louis, MO.; and sister, Catherine M. Ahearn of Pompton Lakes, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Coleman Devine Catholic Church of Pompano Beach on Thursday, followed by burial at Forest Lawn North Cemetery, Pompano Beach. Arrangements by Kraeer Funeral Home, 200 N. Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach, 954-941-4111.
Sun Sentinel 8 September 2000
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Ruth (Ahearn) Griffin
Ruth A. Griffin, 78, of Vero Beach, died Sept. 8, 2000, at Indian River Memorial Hospital following a prolonged illness. Mrs. Griffin was born April 22, 1922, in Newark NJ, and moved to Vero Beach in 1988 from Titusville. She was a former customer service representative for Sears for 15 years in East Brunswick NJ., and a court reporter for the Indian River County Clerk's Office. She was a memeber of the St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, the Ladies Guild of the church, Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus and Countryside Ceramics Club. Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Arthur; four sons; James Griffin and Glen Griffin, both of Titusville. John Griffin, of Towanda PA and Richard Griffin of Cherry Hill NJ., one brother Albert Ahearn, of West Palm Beach; one sister, Melita Lloyd, of Vero Beach; 4 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. Monday at Cox-Gifford Funeral Home, Vero Beach. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church. Donations may be made to the St. John of the Cross Building Fund, 950 82nd Ave., Vero Beach FL 32966, in Mrs. Griffin's memory.
Press Journal 10 September 2000
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Evelyn (Taylor) Ahearn
AHEARN, EVELYN TAYLOR Of Vienna, VA on Friday, September 8, 2000 at Fairfax Hospital. Wife of the late Edward Thomas Ahearn; mother of Brian K. Ahearn and his wife, Bonnie; grandmother of Kevin J. Ahearn. A memorial mass will be held at Saint Mark's Catholic Church, 9970 Vale Road, Vienna VA on Thursday September 14 at 2 p.m. Inurnment in New York. Arrangements by MONEY AND KING.
Washington Post 12 September 2000
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M. V. O'Hearn
Longtime Atherton Resident
M. V. O'Hearn, a 38-year Atherton resident, died September 3 at the age of 95. Mr. O'Hearn is survived by his children Lisa, Maury, Bill and Bob; and his grandchildren (who knew him as M. V.): Lindsay, Michelle, Cassandra and Jack. A service was held at the Church of the Nativity in Menlo Park, with arrangements by Roller, Hapgood and Tinney. Burial was private. Mr. O'Hearn preferred that memorial donations be sent to Mission Hospice Inc., of San Mateo County.
The Almanac 13 September 2000
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Mary Margaret (O'Hearn) Preston
PRESTON, Mary Margaret—92, Halifax, passed away peacefully on September 16, 2000, in Northwood Manor. Born and raised in Canso, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Annie (McEachern) O'Hearn. She is survived by her daughter, Shirley (Stephen) Murphy, Dartmouth; son, William (Edna), Mooseland; grandchildren, Jennifer, St. John, N.B.; Michael, Oshawa, Ont.; Troy, Dartmouth; great-granddaughters, Kathleen, Kaitlin and Laura. She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon; sisters, Elizabeth, Florence and Kathleen; brothers, David and John. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Snow's Funeral Home. A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, September 19 at 10 a.m. in St. Clement's Church, Gaston Road, Dartmouth, Rev. Robert Floyd officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Northwood Care Facility.
Halifax Chronicle-Herald 18 September 2000
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Margaret K. (Ahern) Mozzicato
MOZZICATO—Of Bedford, formerly of Medford and Dorchester, September 17, Margaret K. (Ahern). Beloved wife of the late James S. Devoted mother of John Mozzicato of Plant City, FL, James Mozzicato of Burlington, Marianne Wilcox of Billerica, Sr. Catherine Mozzicato CSJ of Cathedral High School, Boston, and Nancy Allison of Hebron, CT. Also survived by twelve loving grandchildren and two loving great grandchildren. Sister of Anna Ahern of Milton, the late Mary Devaney, Kathleen Garvey, Joseph Ahern, and Louise Connolley. Funeral from the Della Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford, Wednesday at 10 a.m., followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Joseph church, 118 High Street, Medford, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Margaret's memory to the Sisters of St. Joseph, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135 or to the Elizabeth Seton Residence, 125 Oakland St., Wellesley, MA 02481.
The Boston Globe 18 September 2000
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Henry J. "Bud" O'Hearn, Jr.
O'HEARN, HENRY J. JR., 75, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (Sept. 16, 2000) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. Born in Somerville, Mass., he came here in 1987 from Brockton, Mass. A Navy veteran of World War II, he served in Africa; at Omaha Beach in Normandy, France; in Germany; and the Pacific islands. At the end of World War II, he served in occupied Japan and in China. He was a retired vice president of Delta Building Maintainance, Boston, and was Catholic. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, West Roxbury, Mass., the Scottish Rite, and the Egypt Shrine Temple, Tampa. He was a member of the St. Petersburg Shriners and the Navy LST Club, and was a past president of the Classic Car Club, Tampa. He was a volunteer at the Shriners Children's Hospital in Tampa, logging nearly 5,000 hours in 10 years. Survivors include his wife, Charlene; a son, Henry J. III, Brockton; two daughters, Kathleen Thibault, Westport, Mass., and Laurinda J. Frye, St. Petersburg; and a grandson, Brendon O'Hearn, Brockton. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Seminole. [see also: Henry J. O'Hearn, Edna M. (Smith) O'Hearn]
St. Petersburg Times 19 September 2000
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Ray Ahern
Ray Ahern, 85, a Marine pilot and retired engineer for Illinois Bell Telephone Co., who flew with distinction in World War II and the Korean War, died Sunday, Sept. 17, in Manor Care nursing home, Oak Lawn. Born in Chicago, Mr. Ahern received his undergraduate degree from DePaul University. Shortly after taking a post at Illinois Bell, he entered the Marine Corps and was stationed in the Pacific. Mr. Ahern went on to attain the rank of colonel and received four Distinguished Flying Crosses and 13 other medals for service in the Pacific. Mr. Ahern flew an F4U Corsair from aircraft carriers, and a Sabre jet during the latter years of the Korean War. He was shot down four times, surviving one incident by swimming to an island occupied by Marines, recalled his son-in-law James Cusack. Mr. Ahern later recalled his most harrowing experience in the air as the time he "crashed the sound barrier for the first time—and almost went too far," said his son-in-law. After returning from the Pacific, Mr. Ahern obtained his law degree from DePaul while resuming his post at Illinois Bell, where he worked for more than 40 years.

Mr. Ahern is also survived by his wife Jayne; two daughters, Lynn Cusack and Kathy; two sons Larry and Kevin; a sister, Rosemary Hayes; and five grandchildren. Visitation will be 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Brady-Gill Funeral Home, 2929 W. 87th St., Evergreen Park. Services will begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home and move to Christ the King Church, 9235 S. Hamilton Ave, Chicago. A mass will be said at 10 a.m. in the church.

Chicago Tribune 19 September 2000
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Tributes paid to Fine Gael TD Theresa Ahearn
Tributes have been paid to the Fine Gael TD for Tipperary South, Theresa Ahearn, who has died at a Dublin hospital after a long illness. Mrs Ahearn, who was 49, is survived by her husband and four sons. The Fine Gael Leader, John Bruton, described Mrs Ahearn's death as a tragedy for her family, her friends and her party. The Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, said that she was respected on all sides of the political divide, and he had learned of her death with great sadness.

She died this morning in Mount Carmel Hospital in Dublin after a long illness. Originally from Golden in County Tipperary, Deputy Ahearn was first elected to Dáil Éireann in 1989. She was Spokesperson on Equality and Disabilities, on Energy and on Labour. She chaired the joint Oireachtas Committee on Women's Affairs from 1993 to 1995. Deputy Ahearn was also very active in local politics in her constituency of Tipperary South.

Her remains will be removed to Grange Parish Church near Clonmel on Friday at 7.00pm and her burial will take place after Mass at noon on Saturday in the local cemetery. Mrs Ahearn is the second deputy to die from Tipperary South in the course of the current Dáil. Labour's Michael Ferris died suddenly earlier this year.

RTE News 20 September 2000
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Ms. Theresa Ahearn
The Tipperary South TD, Ms Theresa Ahearn, who died yesterday, will be remembered as a politician committed to equality issues and women's rights. She was the first woman organiser in the Fine Gael party and recalled a few years ago the amazement on the faces of those in her local cumann in Grange, near Clonmel, when she attended her first party meeting in the local hall in 1979. Her mother, who was determined her daughters would have a career and be independent, was a major influence on her life. Born near Golden, Co Tipperary in May 1951, she was the youngest of three boys and three girls. Her parents, John and Catherine Scott, were committed to Fine Gael and had both been Blueshirts. Ms Ahearn was educated at Presentation Convent, Cashel; University College Dublin, where the former Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Dr Garret FitzGerald had been one of her tutors, and from which she graduated with a BA in History, Economics and Maths; and St Patrick's College Maynooth, where she received a Higher Diploma in Education. She taught maths at the Central Technical Institute in Clonmel until she was elected to the Dail in 1989. She met her husband, Liam Ahearn, a farmer, at a Macra na Feirme debate in 1973 and they married three years later. They set up home at Grange, Clonmel, and had four sons.

Ms Ahearn was director of elections for the Fine Gael party in South Tipperary in 1981 and for the two elections of 1982. It was in 1983 that she first entered public life. She was co-opted onto South Tipperary County Council and was a member of the local authority for six years before being elected a Fine Gael TD on her first attempt in 1989. She found life as a TD hard but interesting, and missed her family while in Dublin. She was committed to equality issues and chaired the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Women's Rights from 1993 to 1995. Ms Ahearn was a regular contributor to Dail debates and in March criticised the Government for its lack of action in responding to a two-year-old report on tackling violence against women. She had been Fine Gael spokesperson on equality and disabilities since 1997, frontbench spokesperson on Energy from 1992 to 1993 and on Labour in 1992 and spokeswoman on women's affairs between 1993 and 1995. She also served on a number of other Oireachtas committees.
The Irish Times 21 September 2000
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Theresa (Scott) Ahearn
AHEARN TD THERESA (nee Scott) (Ballindoney, Grange, Clonmel and Golden, Cashel): On September 20, 2000, in the excellent care of the staff of Mount Carmel Hospital, Dublin, wife and best friend of Liam, loving mother of Patrick, Garret, Liam and Scott, devoted daughter-in-law of Mary Ahearn, dearest sister of Ann, Mary McGrane, Eddie, Gus and John. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, neighbours and many friends. Removal from her residence to the Church of St Nicholas, Grange on tomorrow (Friday) at 7pm. Concelebrated Mass on Saturday, September 23, at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to adjoining cemetery. Farewell our dearest Theresa, cherished wife and precious mother.
The Irish Examiner 21 September 2000
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Theresa (Scott) Ahearn
Theresa Ahearn, who died on September 20th aged 51, caused a major surprise when she emerged on the national political scene in 1989. Not only was she a woman TD for the rural Tipperary South constituency, at a time when women politicians were still attempting to establish themselves in the Dáil, but in addition she had unseated the long-serving sitting Fine Gael TD - Brendan Griffin. She went on to make her mark in a number of frontbench positions, and, had she lived, would almost certainly have served in ministerial office if Fine Gael returned to power.
Theresa Ahearn was one of a new breed of female politicians in the 1990s, committed to a feminist agenda of equality, but also concerned with a wide range of social and economic issues. She was an assiduous constituency worker and an impressive Dáil speaker, using public speaking skills nurtured while a member of Macra na Feirme.
She was born Theresa Scott, from Golden, Co Tipperary, the youngest of three boys and three girls. Her parents, John and Catherine Scott, were farmers and strong supporters of Fine Gael with a background of involvement in the Blueshirts. Michael Collins was a family hero. Theresa Ahearn was the product of a tranquil, Catholic Church-dominated rural life of the late 1950s and early 1960s, which she would later recall as secure but with the disadvantage of being unquestioning. Her mother believed her daughters should have careers, which they would retain when married, and Theresa Ahearn became a teacher after graduating from UCD with a BA in history, economics and mathematics.
She taught in Navan while studying for her Higher Diploma in Education in St Patrick's College, Maynooth, before returning to Tipperary to teach mathematics at the Central Technical School in Clonmel. She joined Macra na Feirme, mainly because she loved debating, and she met her husband, Liam Ahearn, a farmer from Grange, near Clonmel, at a debate in the local hall in Bansha, Co Tipperary, in December, 1973. They were married three years later. When she thought of joining a political party, it was, inevitably, Fine Gael. Apart from her family background, she was impressed by Dr Garret FitzGerald, who had been her tutor in UCD. She attended her first party meeting in the local hall in Grange, in 1979, and was soon a constituency officer.
The following year, she sought a seat on the Fine Gael national executive, a decision which led to what Liam Ahearn described in an interview with The Irish Times in 1989 as "one of the wickedest campaigns that ever hit south Tipperary".
In the same interview, Theresa Ahearn recalled: "The reception was warm for me as long as I was doing the secretarial work, letterwriting and things like that. But I also began to organise functions, invite guest speakers - things that secretaries had never done in the past."
She won a seat on the executive, with two votes to spare, and went on to become constituency organiser. She was co-opted to Tipperary South Riding County Council in 1983, retaining her seat in the 1985 local elections. In January 1989, she broke with tradition and announced that she intended seeking the Fine Gael nomination for the next general election, which came in June of that year. The six-month campaign paid off: she headed the poll at the selection convention and went on to win a seat, dislodging the sitting Fine Gael TD, Brendan Griffin. She was reelected at every subsequent general election.
Theresa Ahearn found her early days in Leinster House traumatic. In an interview with RTÉ's political correspondent, Una Claffey, for the 1993 book, The Women Who Won, she recalled: "I just couldn't describe to you the loneliness of being in Leinster House when I came here first. The isolation. You'd have to experience it to understand it. One of the main difficulties is finding out what the place is all about. You just have to learn by yourself."
Over the years, Theresa Ahearn was party spokeswoman on energy, labour, women's affairs, women's rights, equality and disabilities. She was chairwoman of the Oireachtas Committee on Women's Rights between 1993 and 1995, and also served on the foreign affairs and procedure and privileges committees. She might have achieved ministerial office in 1994, when the Rainbow Government took over, had she not supported an earlier unsuccessful leadership heave against John Bruton. She later healed the rift with the party leader.
Despite bouts of ill-health in recent years, Theresa Ahearn remained politically active until her final illness. A non-drinker, she rarely socialised with her colleagues. She told Una Claffey that her one indulgence was clothes. She said she loved fashion and thought she spent "too much" on clothes, but added that as a public representative she felt that those she represented, especially women, liked her to look well.
Theresa Ahearn is survived by her husband, Liam, and her sons, Patrick, Garret, Liam and Scott, sisters, Anne and Mary (McGrane) and brothers, John, Eddie and Gus.
Theresa Ahearn TD: born 1949; died, September 2000
The Irish Times 23 September 2000
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Réal Ahern 1935-2000
À Terrebone, le 21 septembre 2000, á l'age de 65 ans, est décédé M. Réal Ahern, époux de Mme Thérèse Legault. Outre son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil ses enfants: André (Danielle), Lise (Pierre), Francine (Eddie) et Johanne (Bernard); sa petite-fille, Sarah; son frère, ses soeurs, beaux-frères et belles-soeurs ainsi que de nombreaux autres parents et amis. Exposé dès dimanche, á 19 heures, à la résidence funéraire: St-Louis inc., 939, rue St-Louis, Terrebonne. Les funérailles auront lieu le mardi 26 septembre 2000, à 14 heures, en l'église St-Louis-de-France de Terrebonne, et de là au crematorium pour les dernières prières. Heures des visites: lundi de 14 à 17 heures et de 19 à 22 heures. Ouverture du salon mardi dès midi. Direction funéraire: Jean-Marc Thuot, Terrebonne.
La Presse 23 September 2000
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Réal Ahern 1935-2000
In Terrebone, September 21 2000, at 65 years of age, is deceased Mr. Réal Ahern, husband of Mrs. Thérèse Legault. In addition to his wife, he leaves in mourning his children: Andre (Danielle), Lise (Pierre), Francine (Eddie) and Johanne (Bernard); and granddaughter, Sarah; also his brother, his sisters, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law as well as numerous other family and friends. Viewing on Sunday, at 7 p.m., at the funeral home: St-Louis Inc, 939, street St-Louis, Terrebonne. The funeral will take place Tuesday September 26, 2000, at 2 p.m., in the church St-Louis-of-France of Terrebonne, and with last prayers at the crematorium. Visiting hours: Monday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. The funeral salon will be open at noon on Tuesday. Funeral Director: Jean-Marc Thuot, Terrebonne.
The Press 23 September 2000

Mildred K. (Ahern) Teevan
TEEVAN—Mildred K. (Ahern) of Braintree, formerly of South Boston, on September 21, 2000. Beloved wife of the late Owen Teevan. Devoted mother of Owen J. Teevan of Braintree and Ann M. McDonough of Weymouth. Loving grandmother of Michael O. McDonough. Beloved mother-in-law of Thomas M. McDonough. Beloved sister of the late William Ahern, Mary Cadman and Walter Ahern. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Joseph R. Lucid Funeral Home, 18 Quincy Ave. (at Weymouth Landing) Braintree on Monday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours on Sunday from 1 until 4 and 7-9 p.m. If desired donations can be made in her memory to St. Augustine Church in South Boston or to the Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth.

The Boston Globe 24 September 2000
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Georgia Ann "Gige" (Snavely) Ahern
Georgia Ann "Gige" Ahern, nee Snavely, 73, beloved wife of John; loving mother of Susan (Bill) Cornfield, Linda Hampton, Janet Ahern, John (Janet) and Thomas; proud grandmother of 10. Funeral Thursday, 8:45 a.m. from Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5800 W. 63rd St. to St. Symphorosa Church. Mass 9:30 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Chicago Tribune 26 September 2000
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Arthur Ahern
AHERN, Arthur Unexpectedly on Saturday, September 23, 2000 at the age of 82. Husband of the late Isabel. Survived by son Bill and a brother and sister in England. Funeral Service will be held at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road, Gloucester at Aviation Parkway on Thursday, September 28, 2000 at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Ottawa Civic Heart Institute.
Ottawa Citizen 26 September 2000
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Charlotte (Wildman) Ahearn
In Branford September 28, 2000, Charlotte Wildman Ahearn, wife of Charles F. Ahearn of 4 Jourdan Rd., Branford. Mother and mother-in-law of John Ahearn of Branford and James and Diane Ahearn of East Hampton, Ct. Grandmother of Daniel, Kelly and Kevin Ahearn. Sister of Doris Charney of Newtown, CT. Predeceased by brothers Carl, George and Charles Wildman. She was born in Bridgeport, October 16, 1931, a daughter of the late Frank Gardner and Florence Abbott Wildman. Funeral from the W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Branford Monday morning at 9:30 with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church at 10:00. Burial in St. Agnes Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 4-8 p.m. Memorial donations may be sent to Ct Hospice,61 Burban Dr., Branford 06405. or the Father McGivney Cancer Center, 1450 Chapel St., New Haven, 06510.
New Haven Register 30 September 2000
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Ignatius James "Iggy" Yanulavich
Lyon Mountain—Ignatius James "Iggy" Yanulavich, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000, at his home, while gardening. He was born in Lyon Mountain on Nov. 17, 1926, the son of Frank and Louise (Shusda) Yanulavich. Mr. Yanulavich married the former Mary Ahern in Redford in 1953. They were married until her death in 1998.

He was a Navy Seaman First Class and served on the U.S.S. Rocky Mount in the Pacific Theater of World War II, mostly in the Philippines and Shanghai. He re-enlisted after World War II and was in the inactive reserve during the Korean War. He worked in the iron ore mines at Lyon Mountain before and after World War II. "Iggy" was also employed as an inspector for the several nuclear missile sites in upstate New York and northern Vermont. He held several titles while working at Plattsburgh Air Force Base as a civilian from 1965 to 1989, mostly as production controller, where he retired. "Iggy" was a Sorrell-Woodward Post 1623 American Legion commander in 1950 and the treasurer there from 1973 to 1983. He was honored for being a continuous member for 53 years. "Iggy" was an avid gardener, hunter and fisherman and devoted Yankees fan. He was one of the founders and treasurer of the Merry-Go-Round Hunting Club.

He is survived by his eight children, Michael, Kathy, Lois, Mark, Terry, Paul, Steven and James; seven grandchildren, Nicole, Shawn, Daniel, Christopher, Sacha, Alec and Anika; three siblings, Mary, Alex and John; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Lyon Mountain Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday from St. Bernard's Church in Lyon Mountain. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. [see also: Timothy J. Ahern Sr., Robert A. Ahern]

Plattsburgh Press Republican 30 September 2000
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Thelma Lee (Preston) O'Hern
Thelma Lee Preston O'Hern, 91, Lee's Summit, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, at the John Knox Village Care Center, Lee's Summit. Mrs. O'Hern was born Aug. 23, 1909, in Ridgeway, Mo., and had lived in this area most of her life. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church for more than 50 years, where she taught Sunday school and had served in various church capacities. She had been active in the Girl Scouts of America for more than 50 years and was a member of the Pilot Club of Kansas City. She was a member of the Honorary Board of Governor's at Baptist Medical Center, where she had also served as a volunteer. She was a school nurse for the Kansas City School District for 40 years before retiring. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred E. O'Hern in 1963, four brothers and one sister. Her survivors include her daughter, Martha E. Anderson, Blue Springs; a brother, Gene Preston, Bethany, Mo.; and two grandchildren, Heather K. Anderson and Shane H. Anderson. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 3921 Baltimore, Kansas City. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday in Grandview Cemetery, Hannibal, Mo. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the church or the Girl Scouts of America. Arrangements are under the direction of Park Lawn Funeral Home.
Independence Examiner 3 October 2000
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Margaret A. (Christopherson) Ahern
SOUTH BEND - Five-year South Bend resident Margaret A. Ahern died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2000, in the Willapa Harbor Hospital at South Bend. She was 79. She was born Aug. 30, 1921, at South Bend to Henry and Henrietta Christopherson. Mrs. Ahern was a devoted homemaker. She is survived by a daughter, Kim Ervin of Lebam; two sons, Michael R. of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Christopher J. of Aloha, Ore.; two sisters, Christine Hutt of Vancouver, Wash., and Grace Anderson of St. George, Utah., and 13 grandchildren. A memorial service took place Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Beaverton, Ore. Arrangements were by Stoller's Mortuary of Raymond.
The Daily World 4 October 2000
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Virginia "Ginny" (Ahearn) Magee
VIRGINIA AHEARN MAGEE "Ginny" Born in New York City on Feb. 17, 1922 to Rose and John Ahearn, Ginny has gone to be reunited with her husband Bob of 56 years who left us in 1997, and her son William who died in 1968. She died of an extended illness on October 7, 2000 in the home of her daughter Kathleen. Survivors include two brothers, Neal of Florida and John of New York; six children, Barbara Bliss and Patricia Fraser of California, Kathleen Magee of Dupont, Robert Jr. of Puyallup, Michele Magee-Nelson of Wenatchee and Jacqueline Miller of Lacey. Mom was also blessed with 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She attended New York City schools and traveled widely during Bob's Army career, spending 8 years in Germany, Italy, other parts of Europe and the United States. Prior to becoming a full-time mother, she served as a WAVE during WWII. She also served as a Red Cross Volunteer at Madigan Army Medical Center while raising six children. Ginny enjoyed life to the fullest, balancing an abundance of love for her husband and children with numerous friendships. She had a true passion for travel and new experiences. Her undying faith in God carried her through many of life's challenges. Mom will be best remembered for her infectious laugh, her positive outlook, and her appreciation for life¹s little pleasures. Mom wished to extend a heartfelt thank you to the wonderful staff of the Franciscan Hospice in Tacoma. Because of their care and compassion, mom was able to depart this life gently, knowing her family and the mementos she so loved surrounded her. Services for Ginny will be at New Tacoma Cemetery, Chambers Creek Chapel, Thursday, October 12, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. A small reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to Franciscan Hospice of Tacoma.
Tacoma News Tribune 10 October 2000
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Virginia (Ahern) Magee
Virginia A. Magee, 78, a 35-year resident of Tacoma, died of cancer Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000, at the home of her daughter. She was born Feb. 17, 1922, to Rose and John Ahern in New York City. She married Robert W. Magee in 1942. He preceded her in death. Mrs. Magee was a homemaker. She was a WAVE during World War II, and she was a Red Cross volunteer. She enjoyed traveling, crocheting and spending time with her family. Mrs. Magee is survived by a son, Robert W. Magee Jr. of Puyallup; five daughters, Bobbie Bliss of Santa Barbara, Calif., Patti Prasier of Torrence, Calif., Kathleen Bowles and Jackie Miller, both of Lacey, and Michell Nelson of Wenatchee; two brothers, Neal Ahern of Florida and John Ahern of New York; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at New Tacoma Cemetery, Chambers Creek Road, Tacoma.
The Olympian 11 October 2000
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Tom Ahern
AHERN (Second Anniversary) Tom Ahern, Parkanna, Athea, Co Limerick. Died October 6th 1998. Remembered by loving wife Eileen
Limerick Leader 15 October 2000
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Mary E. (Fitzgerald) Ahern
In Griffin Hospital, Derby, Oct. 15th, 2000, Mary E. Ahern of 61 Hodge Ave. Ansonia, wife of the late David Ahern. Survivors include a son Charles & wife Deborah Ahern of Ansonia and daughter Carol Ahern with whom she resided; 1 brother Robert and wife Catherine Fitzgerald of Seymour & 1 sister Catherine Kane of Ansonia; 2 grandchildren, Erin & Kelly Ahern, both of Ansonia; 1 Godchild, George Pritchard Jr. of Ansonia. Services will be Wednesday, 8:15 am from The Jenkins-King Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9am from Holy Rosary Church, Ansonia. Burial in Mt. St. Peters Cemetery, Derby. Calling hours Tuesday 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Holy Rosary Church Renovation Fund or Hospice Home Care of Shelton.
New Haven Register 17 October 2000
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Edwin James Ahearn
AHEARN—Edwin James. Of Commack, NY on Oct. 16, 2000. Beloved husband of Carol. Loving father of Brian, Kevin, Patrick, and Michael. Adored grandfather of Lauren. Devoted son of Jane. Visiting Thursday and Friday 2-5 and 7-9 P.M. at Brueggemann Funeral Home, 522 Larkfield Road, East Northport. Funeral Mass Saturday 10:00 a.m. at Christ the King R.C.C., Commack. Cremation private.
New York Times 19 October 2000
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Margaret (Ahern) Charland
BEVERLY — Margaret (Ahern) Charland, 83, wife of the late Philip Charland, died unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Nellie (Walsh) Ahern. She was a lifelong resident of Beverly and was a 1934 graduate of Beverly High School. For many years, Mrs. Charland was employed by the city of Beverly in the city clerk's office. She retired in 1980. Mrs. Charland was a lifelong member of St. Mary Star of the Sea Parish and a member of the Beverly Senior Citizens. She is survived by a daughter and a son-in-law, Nancy and Bruce Burgess of Beverly; a son and two daughters-in-law, Mark and Joy Charland of Beverly and Caryl Charland of Danvers; seven grandchildren, Bruce, Terrence and Jennifer Burgess of Beverly, Kristin, Erin, and Sarah Charland of Beverly, and Amy Porter of Washington; a great-grandson, Matthew Burgess of Beverly; two cousins, Betty Doherty and Eileen Whittenhagen, both of Beverly; and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Philip Charland and also the sister of the late William, John, James, Helen, and Mary Ahern.

CHARLAND — of Beverly, Oct. 19, 2000. Margaret M. (Ahern) Charland, age 83 years, wife of the late Philip Charland. Mother of Mark Charland and his wife, Joy of Beverly, Nancy Burgesss and her husband, Bruce of Beverly. Mother-in-law of Caryl Charland of Danvers. She was also the mother of the late Philip Charland. The funeral will be from the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly on Monday at 8:15 am, followed by a funeral Mass at 9 am. Relative and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Sunday from 2 to 5 pm. Burial in North Beverly Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 50 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
Salem Evening-News 20 October 2000
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Rita F. (O'Hearn) Driscoll
Rita F. (O'Hearn) Driscoll, 85, died Oct. 5, 2000, at Bethesda of Evanswood in Kingston, following a period of failing health. She was born in South Boston, the daughter of the late Patrick T. O'Hearn and the late Mary (Lavender) O'Hearn. Prior to her moving to Centerville 25 years ago, she had made her home in South Boston. She was educated in the South Boston schools graduating from South Boston High School with the class of 1932. Mrs. Driscoll was a member of the Gate of Heaven Guild in South Boston, the Irish American Club, Cape Cod Chapter of which she was past president and co-founder. She also was a past grand regent of Catholic Daughters of America, South Boston Chapter; the Emblem Club in Centerville, and also past president of the BC High Mothers Club. She also volunteered many hours for the Meals on Wheels program in Centerville. While living in South Boston, she was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Church and in Centerville, Our Lady of Victory Church. She was the wife of James W. Driscoll for 60 years; and leaves two sons, Ronald F. Driscoll of Hingham and Richard M. Driscoll of Boston; a daughter, Geraldine P. Thomson of Scituate; two sisters, Mary Siegle of Whitman and Sister Elizabeth O'Hearn CSJ of Brighton; three grandchildren, Patrick, Ryan and Timothy Driscoll, all of Hingham. Mrs. Driscoll was also the sister of the late Tom, Edward and William O'Hearn and Florence Kelley. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Vincent dePaul Church in South Boston. Interment was in St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury. Arrangements were by the Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate.
Scituate Mariner 25 October 2000
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Patrick Aherne
AHERNE (Raheens, Carrigaline): On October 24, 2000, unexpectedly, at his home, PATRICK (late of ESB), beloved son of the late James and Margaret Aherne and brother of the late John. Deeply regretted by his sister- in-law, nephews, niece, relatives and friends. RIP. Reposing at Fordes Funeral Home, Old Waterpark, Carrigaline. Removal on this (Thursday) evening at 6pm to Shanbally Church. Funeral on tomorrow (Friday) after 2.30pm Requiem Mass to Carrigaline Cemetery.
The Irish Times 26 October 2000
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Alice P. (Ahearn) Driscoll
HOLYOKE — Alice P. (Ahearn) Driscoll, 86, of 4 Corser St., died Friday at Holyoke Hospital. Born and educated here, she was a graduate of Holyoke High School. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. Her husband, William Driscoll, died in 1991. She leaves a daughter, Mary Pennington of Westfield; a niece, Judy Ahearn of Holyoke; and a grandson, Ted Weslowski of Westfield. Funeral services will be Tuesday morning from James P. Hobert and Sons Funeral Home and in the church, with burial in St. Jerome Cemetery. Calling hours are this afternoon and Monday afternoon and evening. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Life Care, 28 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040.
Springfield Sunday-Republican 29 October 2000
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Robert M. Ahern, Jr.
AHERN—Of Bedford formerly of Belmont, Nov. 3, Robert M. Jr. son of the late Robert M. and Gertrude (O'Callaghan), brother of Miriam Mullin of Mashpee and Betty Lane of Bedford, Brother-in-law of Francis R. Mullin and the late Joseph M. Lane. Loving uncle of Deborah Mullin-Holt, J. Michael Lane, Jr., Mark R. Lane, Christopher F. Mullin, Thomas P. and Edmund G. Lane. Also survived by 14 great nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Bedford Funeral Home, 167 Great Rd. Bedford, Monday at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Michael's Church at 10:00 o'clock. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday 2-4 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael's Church, Capital Campaign, 90 Concord Rd., Bedford, MA 01730.
The Boston Globe 4 November 2000
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Richard F. O'Hearn
GARDNER—Richard F. O'Hearn, formerly of 61 Temple St., a former manufacturing company executive vice president and sales manager, died Thursday, Nov. 2, his 90th birthday, in UMass Memorial Medical Center—Memorial Campus, Worcester, after an illness. He leaves his wife of 63 years, Alice R. (Shaw) O'Hearn; two sons, Richard F. O'Hearn Jr. of Northboro and Robert E. O'Hearn of Nashua, N.H.; two daughters, Maryalice Yafrate of Quincy and Ann E. O'Hearn of Menlo Park, Calif.; and six grandchildren. A brother, George F. O'Hearn, died in 1968; a sister, Dorothy C. O'Hearn, died in 1987; and another sister, Alma Dolan, died in 1989.

He was born in Gardner, son of George E. and Emma (Roark) O'Hearn, and graduated from St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers. He attended Bentley College, Waltham. Mr. O'Hearn was former executive vice president and sales manager of O'Hearn Manufacturing Co.; co-owner and sales manager of Patriot Industries of Winchendon; and, later, a sales representative for Pearson Furniture Co. and the Leathercraft and Leathermans Guild. He served on the first Board of Governors of the Dallas Home Furnishings Mart. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church; a member since 1935 of the Gardner Council 396 Knights of Columbus; and a former member of Bishop Beavan Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, the Gardner Rotary Club and the Greater Gardner Exchange Club. Mr. O'Hearn was a life member of the Home Furnishing Association of New England, and a member of Oak Hill Country Club. The funeral will be held Monday, Nov. 6, from John H. Mack Funeral Home, 91 Vernon St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 166 Cross St. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, 34 Pearly Lane, Gardner, MA 01440; or to Sacred Heart of Jesus Church Memorial Fund, 166 Cross St., Gardner, MA 01440.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 4 November 2000
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Richard F. O'Hearn
Richard F. O'Hearn, 90, formerly of 61 Temple St., Gardner, Mass., died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2000 at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass. following an illness. Mr. O'Hearn was born Nov. 2, 1910, in Gardner, son of George E. and Emma (Roark) O'Hearn and had been a lifelong resident of Gardner. Mr. O'Hearn was married to Alice R. (Shaw) O'Hearn. Mr. and Mrs. O'Hearn were married Aug. 18, 1937. He was the former excutive vice president and sales manager of O'Hearn Manufacturing Company of Gardner; co-owner and sales manager of Patriot Industries of Winchendon, Mass.; and a sales representative for the Pearson Furniture Company, Leathercraft and Leathermans Guild. He served on the first Board of Governors of the Dallas Home Furnishings Mart.

He was a lifelong member of the Gardner Council No. 396 Knights of Columbus, a former member of the Bishop Beavan 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, the Gardner Rotary Club, the Greater Gardner Exchange Club, a life member of the Home Furnishings Association of New England, and a member of Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg, Mass. Mr. O'Hearn was a communicant of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. He was a 1928 graduate of St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, Mass. and attended Bentley College. He was predeceased by a brother, George F. O'Hearn, who died in 1968, and two sisters, Dorothy C. O'Hearn, who died in 1987, and Alma Dolan, who died in 1989. Besides his wife, survivors include two sons, Richard F. O'Hearn, Jr. of Northboro, Mass. and Robert E. O'Hearn of Nashua; rwo daughters Maryalice Yafrate of Quincy, Mass and Ann E. O'Hearn of Menlo Park, Calif.; and six grandchildren. The John H. Mack Funeral Home of Gardner, Mass., is in charge of arrangements.
Nashua Telegraph 4 November 2000
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Richard F. O'Hearn, 90
Former executive vice president of O'Hearn Manufacturing Co.
GARDNER—Richard F. O'Hearn, formerly of 61 Temple St., died on his birthday Thursday, Nov. 2, at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Memorial Campus, in Worcester, following an illness. Mr. O'Hearn was born in Gardner in 1910, the son of George E. and Emma (Roark) O'Hearn, and had been a lifelong resident of Gardner. He was a 1928 graduate of St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers and attended Bentley College. He was former executive vice president and sales manager of O'Hearn Manufacturing Co. of Gardner, co-owner and sales manager of Patriot Industries of Winchendon and later was a sales representative for the Pearson Furniture Co., Leathercraft and Leathermans Guild. He served on the first Board of Governors of the Dallas Home Furnishings Mart.

Mr. O'Hearn was a communicant of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, a lifelong member of the Gardner Council #396 Knights of Columbus, which he joined in 1935, a former member of the Bishop Beavan 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, the Gardner Rotary Club, the Greater Gardner Exchange Club, a life member of the Home Furnishings Association of New England, and a member of Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg.

Mr. O'Hearn is survived by his wife of 63 years, Alice R. (Shaw) O'Hearn. He also leaves two sons, Richard F. O'Hearn Jr. of Northboro and Robert E. O'Hearn of Nashua, N.H.; two daughters, Maryalice Yafrate of Quincy and Ann E. O'Hearn of Menlo Park, Calif., and six grandchildren. He was predeaceased by a brother, George F. O'Hearn, who died in 1968; and two sisters, Dorothy C. O'Hearn, who died in 1987, and Alma Dolan, who died in 1989.

Funeral will be held on Monday, Nov. 6, from the John H. Mack Funeral Home, 91 Vernon St., Gardner, followed by a 10 a.m. mass of Christian burial in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 166 Cross St., Gardner. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home will be held on Sunday, Nov. 5, from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made to the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, 34 Pearly Lane, Gardner, or to memorial fund at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 166 Cross St., Gardner, MA 01440.

Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise 4 November 2000
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Joseph Michael Ahern
Born in Boston Mass. on July 9, 1939. Son of Joseph M. Ahern Sr. and Ethel Ahern. Served in the US Army and worked for Delta Airlines for 35 Yrs until retirement in 1994. Survived by wife Carol Ahern of Orlando Fl., son Craig Ahern of Douglasville Ga and daughter Kimberly Scheidt of Oveido Fl. Entered into rest on November 6 2001.
Orlando Sentinal 4 November 2000
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Mary S. (Starshak) Ahern
Mary S. Ahern, nee Starshak, beloved wife of the late Hugh John Ahern; loving sister of Ruth (the late Edgar H.) Martin, Dr. Thomas J. (Barbara) Starshak, Albert J. (Mary) Starshak, Sue (John) Klemmer, Joseph B. (Mary Clare) Starshak; dear sister-in-law of John (Marilyn), Bill (Helen), Margaret Rose (Jim) Lorr, James (Sheila), Tom (Carol) and Frank (Darlene) Ahern; favorite aunt Mary Kay of 41 and great-aunt of 20. Visitation 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 1035 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Misericordia Home, 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL 60626 or The Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607. Info: 312-944-5594.
Chicago Tribune 5 November 2000?
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John Anthony Hearne
HEARNE (Springmount, Tramore, Co. Waterford): On November 3, 2000, at Cork University Hospital, JOHN ANTHONY HEARNE. Deeply missed by his heartbroken family, wife Mesa, sons Sean, Brian, Declan, Rory and darling daughter Kate Marie, brother Paddy, sisters Marguerite, M€irˆn, Carmel and their families, relatives and friends. RIP. Removal from his residence at 7.30pm tomorrow (Tuesday) evening to the Holy Cross Church, Tramore. Burial in the adjoining cemetery on Wednesday after 11.30am Requiem Mass. No flowers by request. Donations, in lieu, to South Eastern Cancer Foundation, c/o Waterford Regional Hospital.
The Irish Examiner 6 November 2000
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Richard Lombard Ahearn
Richard Lombard Ahearn, 75, of Farmholme Road, Stonington, died on Wednesday 2 August 2000 at Yale-New Haven Hospital from complications following surgery.
The Stonington Intelligencer 7 November 2000
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Donald W. Ahern
SELKIRK—Donald W. Ahern, 69, died suddenly Sunday, November 5, 2000 at his residence. Donald was born in Brooklyn and has lived in Selkirk for 15 years. He was a Marine Corps veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. Don retired in 1993 after 11 years of service with Dorsey Millwork in Colonie and had also worked at Rutland Lumber in Colonie. He was a member of the Ravena-Coeymans American Legion Post #114 and the William J. Lesch, Chapter #10 Disabled American Veterans. Don was the son of the late Warren and Loretta Ahern. Survivors include his devoted companion, Marilyn A. Anderson of Selkirk and his dear friends, Julie A. and Tony Naglieri of Clifton Park and Kathleen J. and Edward Kosek of Latham. A memorial service will be held 1:00 Friday afternoon, November 10th at the Grace United Methodist Church in Ravena. Contributions in memory of Donald may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 16 Hillcrest Drive, Ravena, NY 12143.
Albany Times Union 8 November 2000
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John F. Ahern
SPRINGFIELD—John F. Ahern, 61, of 53 Piedmont St., died Wednesday at Baystate Medical Center. He was a bartender at the Chicopee Falls Tigers Club for 10 years and at American Legion Post 420 in Springfield. He was previously a machinist at Savage Arms Corp. of Westfield. Born in this city, he was a lifelong resident and a Navy veteran. He belonged to the Chicopee Falls Tigers Club, Post 420 and the Eagles Aerie in Chicopee Falls. He leaves his brother, Robert L. of Springfield; and a sister, Marilyn Kenney of Hampden. The funeral will be Saturday morning at Hafey Springfield Chapels and Our Lady of Hope Church, with burial in St. Michael's Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday afternoon and evening. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 31 Capital Drive, West Springfield, MA 01089.
Union-News 9 November 2000
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Douglas O'Hearn
O'HEARN, Douglas — November 7, 2000 at Toronto Western Hospital, born 1924 in Toronto. Predeceased by wife Irene Tavener O'Hearn. Dearly missed by son Joseph, wife Arlene and grandchildren Hartt and Logan and brother Frank. Worked for Canada Customs. Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Hwy. 48), Markham from 10 a.m. Friday, November 10 until time of service in our chapel at 11 a.m. Floral tributes gratefully declined. Gifts in memory to the Markham Stouffville Hospital Palliative Care Unit, P.O. Box 1800, Markham ON L3P 7P3.
The Toronto Star 9 November 2000
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F. William Ahearn
Of Belmont formerly of Milton, Nov. 8, F. William Ahearn. Beloved husband of Bernice E. (Blum) Ahearn. Devoted father of Michael A. Ahearn of Westport, Kevin J. Ahearn of Boston, Kathleen A. Ahearn of Arizona, William B. Ahearn of Bridgewater, Karen M. Driscoll of Duxbury and Kristin A. Pomponi of Belmont. Also survived by 11 grandchildren. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 11, from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., Milton at 9:00 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Agatha's Church, Milton at 10:00 o'clock. Visiting Hours Friday 4-8 pm. Late U.S. Navy Veteran W.W. II. If desired contributions in Bill's memory may be sent to Cotting School for Special Needs, 453 Concord Ave., Lexington, MA 02421.
The Boston Globe 10 November 2000
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William V. Ahearn
Of Reading, Nov. 9, Ahearn, William V. Beloved husband of Helen E. (Stevens). Father of Christopher M. Ahearn of West Roxbury & Kathryn M. Ahearn of Johnston, R.I. Brother of John J. of Cambridge, Kenneth J. of West Palm Beach FL, Rev Thomas A. M. M. Maryknoll, N.Y. David C. of Falmouth, and the late Francis X. Ahearn. Grandfather of Jeneva H. Ahearn. Also survived by sister-in-law Mary Ahearn of Norwood and several nieces & nephews. Funeral from the Joseph Doherty Funeral Home, 11 Linden St., Reading, Monday at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Athanasius Church at 10. Calling hours Sunday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9. Interment National Cemetery, Bourne, MA, Monday at 2:15 PM. Donation may be made in his memory to ALS Foundation, Wakefield MA. or Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll N.Y. 10545. Navy Veteran WWII.
The Boston Globe 10 November 2000
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Dennis E. Ahern
Dennis E. Ahern died on November 11, 2000, of Grand Island, husband of Dorothy (Anetsberger) Ahern; also survived by nieces and nephews; brother of the late Maurice Ahern, Margaret Dell, John Buckley, Eugene Buckley and Ann Ahern. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, November 18 at 10 AM at St. Stephen's Church, Grand Island. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Alhambra Cordova Caravan #26, PO Box 353, Buffalo 14226, the Grand Island Fire Co. or Hospice Buffalo.

Dennis E. Ahern, a retired truck driver and longtime Grand Island firefighter, died Saturday (Nov. 11, 2000) in his Grand Island home after a lengthy illness. He was 80. A Buffalo native, he graduated from Riverside High School in 1938 and attended Hadley School of Engineering. A Navy veteran of World War II, he served on a submarine that was based at Pearl Harbor. He also served during the Korean War. In 1946, Ahern began driving trucks as a member of Teamsters Local 449. He retired in 1978. He and Dorothy Anetsberger were married in 1943 and moved to Grand Island in 1950. He joined Grand Island Fire Company as a volunteer in 1954. He remained active with the company until his death. He had served as company captain, treasurer, vice president, president and chairman of the board of directors. He also served several terms as president and board member of the Town of Tonawanda Volunteer Fireman's Association. He was a member of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs, Erie County Fire Chiefs Mutual Aid Organization, Erie County Volunteer Fireman's Association. He was a life member of Post 9249, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Post 205, American Legion; and Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea Council 4752, Fourth-Degree Trinity Council. He also served as Grand Commander of Alhambra Cordova Caravan 26. He was a former member of the Buffalo Launch Club and George Washington Hunting & Fishing Club for more than 25 years. He enjoyed boating, fishing, hunting and gardening. A memorial Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 2100 Baseline Road, Grand Island.
Grand Island E-News 11 November 2000
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Jean (Wallace) O'Hearn
Jean O'Hearn, age 72, of Scottville and Dimondale, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Nov. 8 following a recent illness. Jean was born Jan. 2, 1928, in Muskegon, the daughter of L.B. and Alice M. (Smith) Wallace. She attended school in Muskegon, moving to Scottville in the early 1940s. She also attended Muskegon Business School. In May of 1947, Jean was wed to Thomas J. O'Hearn, who survives. Jean was employed as a bookkeeper for Caswell-Latocha for over 20 years and in her free time enjoyed traveling and reading. She had a great love for dance and music, but enjoyed the special moments shared with her family most of all.

She was the devoted wife of Thomas J. O'Hearn of Scottville, the beloved mother of Patricia J. O'Hearn of East Lansing, Judith A. Goerbig of Scottville, Susan M. (and Robert) O'Hearn-Tartre of Denver, Colo., and Steven M. (and Judy) O'Hearn of Colorado Springs, Colo. She was the loving sister of Maxine (and Eugene) Veselits of Muskegon. She was the beloved grandmother of Christopher J. Chisholm, Staci J. Benson, Samantha M. O'Hearn-Tartre, and the loving great-grandmother of Jami M. Benson, Jacob E. Chisholm and Addison M. Chisholm. Her family wishes to recognize her very special friend, Doug Caswell, whom she loved as a son. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Donald G. Wallace.

A memorial mass for Jean O'Hearn will be celebrated 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas Hack as celebrant. Interment will follow in Pere Marquette Cemetery. Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Lakeshore Animals Friends, P.O. Box 503, Ludington, MI 49431, or Sparrow Dimondale Center, 4000 N. Michigan Road, Dimondale, MI 48821. Envelopes available at the Dorrell Funeral Home. [see also: David O’Hearn]

Ludington Daily News 13 November 2000
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William Frank Ahearn
Ahearn, William Frank was born on September 3, 1915 in Cambridge MA and passed away on November 12, 2000 in Arcadia, CA. He was a pioneer in the Frozen Food Industry, where he was instrumental in establishing it on the West Coast. He enjoyed golfing and playing bridge during his free time. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Gertrude. Father of Greg Ahearn of Hawaii and Maureen Koch of Yorba Linda, CA and 5 grandchildren. Private family services will be held at a later date. Turner & Stevens Live Oak, 626-359-5311. [see Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery]
Los Angeles Times 15 November 2000
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Dolores E. (Revier) O'Hearn
O'Hearn—Dolores E. (nee Revier) age 76, of St. Paul, on November 13, 2000. Preceded in death by son, John. Survived by loving husband of 55 years, Charles; children Chuck Jr. of St. Paul, Terry of Houston, TX, Diane (Charles) DeNet of Eagan, Dennis (Sandy) of Star Prairie, WI, Jim (Ruth) of Eagan, Tim (Shelly) of No. St. Paul, Debbie (Mark) Flesher of Eagan, Bill (Karen) of Woodbury, Mary (Dave) Seidel of Eagan; daughters-in-law Becky of Eagan & Gail of Cottage Grove; 27 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sisters Sr. Mary Sarto Revier, CSJ of Redwood Falls, Agnes Paulson of Alexandria, and Ann Dixon of Redwood Falls; brother Ralph (Jan) Revier of Redwood Falls. Funeral leaving, WILLWERSCHEID & PETERS MORTUARY, 1167 Grand Ave, 9:45 AM Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 AM at THE CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY, Summit Ave, just E. of Snelling. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation 4-8 PM Wednesday. Memorials preferred. 651-228-1006
St. Paul Pioneer Press 15 November 2000
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Richard G. Wilson
Richard G. Wilson, 73, of Keithsburg, Ill., died at 6:36 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2000, at University Hospitals in Iowa City. Born Sept. 24, 1927, in Bensonville, Ill., he was the son of Harry Lawrence and Mary Ann Ahern Wilson. On June 5, 1952, he married Ramona J. Casey in Rhinelander, Wis. Mr. Wilson worked for Western Electric in Montgomery, Ill., where he was an expediter until his retirement in 1980. He was raised and educated in Bensonville and Rhinelander. He was a World War II veteran. In later life, he received his GED certificate. He was a member of the Oquawka Eagles Aerie and its pool league in Oquawka, Ill. He loved his grandchildren, his horses, the river and tinkered in auto mechanics. Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Kathy Wilson of Park Falls, Wis., Sheila Lage of Millington, Ill., and Lisa Leathers of Danville; five sons, Rick Wilson of Rhinelander, Dan Wilson of Lockport, Ill., Jim Wilson and Shawn Wilson, both of Aurora, Ill., and Pat Wilson of Keithsburg; 20 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Irene Klein of Saukville, Wis. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, two grandchildren, one sister and one brother. The body will be cremated following the service. A memorial has been established for Children's Miracle Network.
Burlington Hawk Eye 18 November 2000
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John Francis Ahern
AHERN, John Francis of Harbour Parade, Buddina. The Relatives and Friends of the late John Francis Ahern, dearly beloved Husband of Betty, loved Father and Father-in-law of Sue and Colin Griffin, John and Maria, Patricia and Peter Bird and much loved Grandfather of their Families are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held at Stella Maris Catholic Church, Baden Powell Street, Maroochydore, on Thursday, 23rd November 2000, at 10.30 a.m. followed by Interment at Buderim Lawn Cemetery. Gregson & Weight, Maroochydore 544 9953.
Brisbane Courier Mail 21 November 2000
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AHERN, J. F. QX28136. Member of the 2/25 B. Assn. are advised of the passing of our esteemed Comrade. Funeral Service as per Family Notice Courier-Mail 21st November.
Brisbane Courier Mail 22 November 2000
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M. Eleanor "Brownie" (Ahern) Brown
DANVERS — M. Eleanor "Brownie" (Ahern) Brown, RN, 88, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000, at Hunt Nursing and Retirement Home in Danvers. She was the wife of the late Raymond Brown and was a Danvers resident for more than 60 years. She was born Jan. 29, 1912 in Hartford, Conn, the daughter of the late Edmund and Ann (Ryan) Ahern. She was a graduate of St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1933 and resided in Hartford prior to moving to Danvers. A registered nurse for more than 40 years, Mrs. Brown held positions at several local hospitals, including that of night supervisor at the former Hunt Hospital. She was also a nurse and longtime volunteer at Twin Oaks Nursing Home. She was an active member of St Mary of the Annunciation Church in Danvers. Mrs. Brown is survived by two daughters, Ann Lee Carlton of Danvers and Mary Ellen Gorfinkle of Middleton; two sons, Edward Brown of Portsmouth, N.H. and Dean Brown of Groveland; six grandchildren, Michael Brisbois of Brooklyn, N.Y., David Brisbois of Scottsdale, Ariz., Devin Gorfinkle of Middleton, Sheryl Roberts of Danvers, Christopher Brown of Portsmouth, N.H. and Jeffrey Carlton of Danvers; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

BROWN — Of Danvers, Nov. 22, 2000, M. Eleanor (Ahern) Brown, R.N., 88, wife of the late Raymond G. Brown and daughter of the late Edmund and Anna (Ryan) Ahern. Mother of Ann Lee Carlton, Mary Ellen Gorfinkle, Edward Brown and Dean Brown. Funeral will take place Monday at 10 a.m. from C.R. Lyons and Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St. Danvers followed by a funeral Mass at 10:45 a.m. in St. Mary of the Annunciation Church Conant Street, Danvers. Visiting hours are Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Danvers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Deana's Fund, 52 Cummings Park, Suite 319, Woburn, MA 01801 or the charity of your choice.
Salem Evening-News 24 November 2000
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M. Phylis (Ahearn) Roccio
BEVERLY — M. Phylis (Ahearn) Roccio, 77, of Beverly, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2000 at Beverly Hospital. She was the wife of the late Joseph Roccio with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. Born in Salem, daughter of the late James and Sarah (Connors) Ahearn, she graduated from Salem High School, Class of 1941. Mrs. Roccio spent many childhood days at Mack Park, Salem Willows and Smith Pool. She lived in Beverly for over 55 years. She served in the US Navy during WW II and was stationed in Sun Valley, Idaho as a hospital therapist. She also worked with the Beverly Public Schools as a cafeteria supervisor for 20 years. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren play sports and loved playing bingo and cards. Mrs. Roccio is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas and Lynne Roccio and John and Jean Roccio, all of Beverly; one sister, Jane Ahearn Liacos of Peabody; five grandchildren, Christopher, Sarah, Jonathan, David and Amy Roccio, all of Beverly; two great grandchildren, Madison and Kasey Roccio of Salem and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late John Ahearn, killed in action while serving in the US Army in the 1945 European Theater, and Robert Ahearn.

Roccio — of Beverly, Nov. 24, 2000, M. Phylis (Ahearn) Roccio, age 77 years, wife of the late Joseph P. Roccio. Mother and mother-in-law of Thomas and Lynn Roccio of Beverly and John and Jean Roccio of Beverly. Sister of Jane Ahearn Liacos of Peabody. Grandmother of Christopher, Sarah, Jonathan, David and Amy Roccio, all of Beverly. Great grandmother of Madison and Kasey Roccio of Salem. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Beverly on Monday at 11 am. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A visiting hour will be held prior to the Mass from 9 to 10:30am at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly. Burial at St. Mary's Cemetery, Beverly.
Salem Evening-News 25 November 2000
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Michael J. Ahearn
AHEARN — Michael J. of East Bridgewater, November 24, 2000. Husband of Agnes L. (Kingston) Ahearn. Father of Michael J. Ahearn of East Bridgewater. Brother of the late Daniel Ahern [sic] & Helen Ahern [sic]. Also survived by two nieces Sharon Richards of Glenview, IL, & Laurie Keeler of Marshfield. Funeral service in the Wales-Prophett Funeral Home, 35 Spring Street., East Bridgewater Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Visitation one hour prior to the service from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Burial in V. A. National Cem. Bourne. Retired Teamster, Local 25.
The Boston Globe 27 November 2000
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Routt Bryant
Routt Bryant died Nov. 10. A native of Colorado, he was 85. Mr. Bryant graduated from the Naval Academy in 1938. He was an engineer and consultant for more than 60 years. Mr. Bryant is survived by his children, Christopher Bryant, Routt Alexander Bryant III, John S. Ahern, James B. Ahern, Jay M. Ahern, Joel K. Ahern; and three grandchildren. A family burial was held Nov. 22 at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Los Altos. [see also: Jean Bryant]
Los Altos Town Crier 29 November 2000
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Alice (O'Hearn) Brink
BRINK, ALICE O'HEARN - born in Mansfield, Ohio, on March 14, 1924 to Rosalia Horning O'Hearn and Arthur O'Hearn, passed away 8:30 a.m. Sunday morning, December 3, 2000, at her home. She was a graduate of St. Peter's High School, Mansfield, Ohio, in 1941, and Saint Thomas School of Nursing, Akron, Ohio, in 1944. She used her R.N. Degree working with the American Red Cross, during a Polio epidemic in Alabama and later in California. Alice returned to Canton, Ohio, to do private duty nursing until her marriage in 1952. Alice and George were married in May of 1952 in Canton, Ohio, and moved to Knoxville. Except for a short time in North Carolina, Alice and George have lived in Knoxville and been active members of Holy Ghost Catholic Church. Alice was a loving, caring, supportive wife, mother of nine; grandmother of 22, and a sister. Surviving are her loving husband and soul mate, George and her cherished family, Hank and Lois Brink of Atlanta, Ga., John and Colleen Brink of Alpharetta, Ga., Michael and Deborah Brink of Atlanta, Ga., James and Carole Brink of Marietta, Ga., Kathleen and Bill Bullock of Knoxville, David and Juliet Brink of Louisville, Ky.; Stephen and Patricia Brink of Nashville, Barbara and John Ambrose of Nashville, Greg Brink of Nashville, also survived by sister, Mary Foltz of Mansfield, Ohio; brothers, Arthur O'Hearn of Louisville, Ohio, Robert O'Hearn of Pittsburg, Penn., Richard O'Hearn of Alexandria, Va. She joins her parents in death, Arthur 1960 and Rosalia 1954, and her sister, Joan 1997. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Ghost Catholic Church on Central Ave. with Father Xavier Mankel officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery on Tazewell Pike. Please send memorials to Saint Joseph's School, 1810 Howard Rd., Knoxville, TN 37918 or Holy Ghost Catholic Church for Saint Joseph's School. The family will receive friends from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Tuesday with Rosary Service at 8 p.m. at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel, 6200 Kingston Pike, in Bearden.
Knoxville News-Sentinel 4 December 2000
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Henry Ernest Ahern
Henry E. Ahern, 82, of Bitely, passed away on Friday, Nov. 24, 2000 at Mercy Hospital - Sherman Campus. He was born Henry Ernest Ahern, the son of Robert Joseph and Leah Josephine (Noel) Ahern, on Jan. 25, 1918 in Detroit. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. On April 10, 1943 he joined Caroline Ann Pinchot in marriage at St. Ann's Church in Detroit. He was employed as a Millwright at the Ford Motor Company, Livonia Plant, until he retired in Oct. 1977, when they moved to Bitely. He was a communicant of Christ the King Church and a member of Hesperia American Legion Post 411. He is survived by his wife, Caroline Anne at home; five daughters, Suzanne Molewski of Arizona, Christine (Ron) Rose of Canton, Gayle (Tom) Bardziewicz of Allen Park, Teresa Ahern of Lincoln Park and Patricia (Les) Gutfreund of Salem, Oregon; two brothers, Tony (Karolyn) Ahern of Arizona, and Louis (Viola) Ahern of Caro; a sister, Mary Abbatoy of Biteley; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The Scripture/Vigil Service was held on Nov. 27 and the funeral mass was held on Nov. 28, at Christ The King Church in Hesperia with Rev. Donn Tufts as Celebrant. Burial was held in West Hesperia Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements by Raymond Funeral Home in Hesperia.
Fremont Times-Indicator 6 December 2000
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Mary Teresa "May" Ahern
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000, in St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for Mary Teresa "May" Ahern, who died Dec 4 at age 86. Miss Ahern was born May 7, 1914, in Portland. She graduated in 1932 from Grant High School. A secretary, she worked for the Portland Chamber of Commerce and then for Portland General Electric for 20 years before retiring in 1979. She was a former member of the church. Survivors include her brother, Joe. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Arrangements are by Hennessey Goetsch & McGee.
The Oregonian 7 December 2000
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Margaret (Kirwan) Hearn
HEARN (nee Kirwan) Ballykelly, New Ross): On December 7, 2000, suddenly, MARGARET. Deeply regretted by her loving husband John, son Padraig, daughter June, brothers, sister, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. RIP. Removal today (Friday) at 7pm from Cooney's Funeral Home, New Ross, to Ballykelly Church. Requiem Mass tomorrow (Saturday) at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Irish Times 8 December 2000
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Alice G. "Gert" (Murphy) Ahern
AHERN — Of Wilmington, formerly of Tewksbury, Dec. 11, Alice G. "Gert" (Murphy). Beloved wife of the late Arthur G. Ahern. Mother of Gertrude DeFilippo of Wilmington, Arthur G. Ahern of Palm City, FL, Lorraine McMahon of Sandwich, NH and Donald Ahern of Wilmington. Also survived by 19 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Funeral from the W. S. Cavanaugh & Son Funeral Home, 374 Main St., (Rt. 38), Wilmington on Thursday morning at 9:45. Funeral Mass at St. Dorothy's Church at 11:00. Friends may call Wednesday 4-8 p.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Guest book and directions please visit Legacy.com.
The Boston Globe 12 December 2000
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Patrick Joseph O'Hearn
Patrick Joseph O'Hearn of Kirkland died of cancer Dec. 7, 2000, at his home. He was 68. Mr. O'Hearn was born April 23, 1932, in Bellingham. He attended St. Edward Seminary in Kenmore for his first two years of high school and St. Martins High School in Lacey his last two years. After high school, he attended Western Washington University for one year and served in the United States Army between 1953 and 1955 in Korea. He later attended the University of Washington, where he graduated in 1959. Before graduating from the university, he married Ernestine L. O'Hearn on June 14, 1958, at Holy Family Church in Seattle. He became an elementary school teacher and worked for the Bellevue School District for 30 years — at Surrey Downs for 10 years and Clyde Hill Elementary for 20 years. During his career in education, he helped draft a text and served as a special consultant in the development of an anti-shoplifting curriculum for the Washington Crime Watch. He was a member of the Irish Heritage Club and enjoyed his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his sons John, Jim, Joe and Mike O'Dell; daughters Anna, Mary, Kate, Patricia and Rose; parents James B. and Bridgetta A. O'Hearn; brothers Emmett O'Hearn and Fred O'Hearn; sister, Celilia Fox; and five grandchildren. A Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. today at St. John Vianney Parish in Kirkland, 12600 84th Ave. N.E. Bleitz Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Eastside Journal 13 December 2000
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Vincent Glynn Ahern
AHERN, Vincent Glynn (Glynn) of "Lakeview", Goomeri. Beloved Husband of Alison, loving Father and Father-in-law of Kay Ahern and Greg Eckersley, Carmel and David Tree, Catherine and Ian Campbell, Vincent and Lucie, loved Grandfather of their families. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Funeral to leave St. Kevin's Catholic Church, Goomeri, on conclusion of Requiem Mass commencing at 10.30 a.m. this Monday, 18th December, for the Goomeri Lawn Cemetery.
H. P. VIRGO & SON
Phone (07) 4162 1420 - Kingaroy
Nanango - Murgon - Wondal
Brisbane Courier Mail 15 December 2000
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William E. Ahern
William E. Ahern, age 82, of Kettering, died Sunday, December 17, 2000. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. William was a traffic manager for Top Value Enterprises and was a member of Church of the Ascension. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Thomas Ahern and Johnny Ahern; and 2 sisters, Loretta Cashin and Sister Valeria of The Sisters of Mercy. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Elizabeth ''Libby'' (Smith) Ahern; 1 daughter, Valeria and husband, Rob Alvey of Springboro; 2 sons, Timothy P. Ahern of Kettering and Tracy and wife, Theresa Ahern, of Kettering; 6 grandchildren, Stacy and Jess Ahern, and Jason, Eric, Brittany and Ryan Alvey; and 4 sisters, Lucy Keating of Dayton, Mary Lou (Smith) Evilsizor of St. Paris, Rosemary Schindler of Punta Gorda FL, and Margaret Cleary of Cincinnati. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m, Thursday, in Church of the Ascension, 2025 Woodman Dr., Kettering. The family will receive friends from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, in the Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering. If so desired, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, PO Box 3509, Dayton OH 45401-3509. Burial will be in David's Cemetery.
FuneralNet 17 December 2000
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Eleanor (de Liagre) Aherne
AHERNE—Eleanor de Liagre. 90, died at home after a short illness in Boca Grande, FL. Wife of the late film and stage actor Brian Aherne and sister of producer Alfred de Liagre, Jr. She is survived by her daughter Leonie Labrot Gately of Annapolis, MD. Five grandsons and six greatgrandchildren. An unusual lifetime network of great close and diverse friendships-spanning the early arts colony in Woodstock, NY to Hollywood and from New York City to Europe. She will always be celebrated and loved for her warmth, immense charm, her sense of fun and almost total and complete eccentricity. The laughter and great good nature will live on. Memorial Services will be held in January in Boca Grande, FL.
New York Times 17 December 2000
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Mrs. Alice M. Ford
Alice M. Ford of Woburn, a homemaker, died Saturday at home. She was 101. Born in Arlington, Mrs. Ford was raised and educated in Woburn. She later moved to Arlington where she resided for 82 years. A homemaker, she was employed by Harvard University for 20 years. Wife of the late John, Mrs. Ford is survived by six daughters, Margaret F. DeMarco of Walpole, Patricia Markley of Wakefield, Virginia Morin of Woburn, Barbara A. McCarron of Belmont, Carol Donaghy of Cambridge and Janet Ahern of Chelmsford; a son, John of Dennis; 31 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Barbara's Church, Woburn. Burial will be in Belmont Cemetery, Belmont. Arrangements by Keefe Funeral Home, Arlington.
Boston Herald 19 December 2000
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Alicia Mary Ahearn
(BOCA RATON, Fla.) — Alicia Mary Ahearn, 90, of Boca Raton, formerly of Northampton, died Dec. 17 in the Fountains Nursing Home in Boca Raton. Ms. Ahearn was an administrator for New England Bell. She leaves a niece, Alicia Lunny of Juniper, Fla. The Kraeer Funeral Home of Boca Raton may be reached at (561) 395-1800.
Daily Hampshire Gazette 20 December 2000
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Judith Elizabeth Ahearn
OCALA - Judith Elizabeth Ahearn of Ocala died Oct. 30 from a motorcycle accident. She was 35. Ms. Ahearn was born in Connecticut in 1964 and moved to South Florida as a child. As an adult, she spent time in Williston and eventually moved to Ocala, where she became a carpenters' helper. She is survived by a son, Blake Ahearn of Alachua; her father, James Ahearn of Hawthorne; her mother Judith Ahearn of Alachua; a brother, Donnie Ahearn of Newberry; a niece, a cousin and many other family members. She also is survived by her fiance, P. Michael Perreault of Ocala.
The Gainesville Sun 23 December 2000
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Judith Elizabeth Ahearn
OCALA — Judith Elizabeth Ahearn, 35, a cabinet maker, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2000. Miss Ahearn was a native of Connecticut. Survivors include her son, Blake Ahearn, Alachua; father, James Ahearn, Hawthorne; mother, Judith G. Ahearn, Alachua; brother, Donnie Ahearn, Newberry; and fiance, P. Michael Perreault, Ocala. Worth Cremation Service of Florida, San Mateo, provided information.
Star-Banner 27 December 2000
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Margaret M. (Todish) Ahearn
Margaret M. Ahearn, 94, of Menominee, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2000, at Rennes Health Center East. Margaret was born December 22, 1906, in Menominee, the daughter of Joseph and Nellie Todish. She was a lifelong resident of the area and worked at the Lloyd Manufacturing company for a number of years. She married Cornelius Ahearn May 14, 1929. He preceded her in death November 30, 1983. She was a member of Holy Spirit Church and the St. Johns Study Club. She enjoyed her family sewing and crocheting. Margaret is survived by two daughters: Ruth Metiver and Janet (Paul) Payant of Menominee; two sons: Cornelius J. (Marjorie) of Hastings, Mich., and Dennis (Marie) of Menominee; one sister, Lorayne Banks of Lansing, Mich.; 18 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by one grandchild; three great-grandchildren; three sisters; and one brother. Friends may call at Lemieux-Thielen Funeral Home, Menominee on Saturday, December 30, 2000, after 9:30 a.m. The funeral mass will be held at Holy Spirit Church, Menominee on Saturday at 11 a.m. Fr. Patrick Wisneske will officiate. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Menominee.
Marinette Eagle Herald 30 December 2000
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Cameron S. Ahern
AHERN—Of Hampstead, NH on December 30, 2000, Cameron S. Ahern, age 25, father of Alexis L. Ahern and son of Timothy and Frances (Bibeault) Ahern of Hampstead. Brother of Timothy Ahern, Neil Ahern, Michael Ahern, Sharon Sinclair and Danielle Ahern. Fiance of Jessica Soave. Calling hours on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Route 121A, Plaistow, NH. Funeral services Thursday, January 4, 2001 at 10 a.m. in The Island Pond Baptsist Church, Hampstead, NH. Donations to the Alexis L. Ahern Education Fund, c/o Jessica Soave, 25 Oak Hill Circle, Atkinson, NH.
The Boston Globe 31 December 2000
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Cameron Scott Ahern
HAMPSTEAD, N.H.—Cameron Scott Ahern, 25, died yesterday in Haverhill, Mass., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Methuen, Mass., and educated in Hampstead and Derry, Mr. Ahern was an indentured apprentice for Local 138 of the United Association of Pipefitters and Plumbers of Salem, Mass. He was also a member of a men's adult hockey league in Lawrence, Mass. He leaves his daughter Alexis L. Ahern of Salisbury, Mass.; his parents Timothy and Frances (Bibeault) Ahern of Hampstead; brothers Timothy of Rhode Island, Neil of Massachusetts and Michael of Methuen; sisters Sharon Sinclair of Hooksett and Danielle Ahern of Hampstead; fiancee Jessica Soave of Salisbury; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Calling hours are Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Route 121A, Plaistow. Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. in Island Pond Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to Alexis L. Ahern Education Fund, c/o Jessica Soave, 25 Oak Hill Circle, Atkinson, NH.
The [Lawrence, MA] Eagle-Tribune 31 December 2000
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Mary Ann (Ahern) Graham
Mary Ann Graham, age 96, of White Hall, died early Sunday morning, Dec. 31, 2000, at the Scott County Nursing Center in Winchester. She was born July 19, 1904 near Jacksonville, the daughter of Dennis and Agnes Jane Suter Ahern. She married Kenneth E. Graham on March 8, 1941 in Bowling Green, Missouri and he preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 1993. She is survived by two sons, Ray (wife, Maxine) Atkinson of White Hall and Robert Eugene (wife, Mary) Atkinson of White Hall; one daughter, Shonna K. Graham of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; twelve great great grandchildren; one brother, Clifford (wife, Wanda) Ahern of Jerseyville and one sister, Ruth Smith of Cottage Hills. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Lou Thomas Eddy; two brothers, John and Clyde Ahern and one sister, Thelma Ahern. Mrs. Graham was a member of the White Hall First Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2001, at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall with burial at the Pine Tree Cemetery near Patterson. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until time of services Saturday.
— 31 December 2000
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Mary M. (Ahearn) Berniche
Mary M. (Ahearn) Berniche, 84, of Evergreen Road in the Leeds section, died Thursday at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. She was a retired medical aide from the former Northampton State Hospital where she received the "Employee of the Year" award. She previously worked as a waitress at the former St. Regis Restaurant and as a hostess at the Hotel Northampton. Born in Northampton, she was a lifelong resident and a communicant of St. Catherine's Church and a member of its Women's Council. She was a former member of the Northampton Housing Authority and the Northampton Country Club.

Her husband, Walter Berniche, died in 1988. She leaves three daughters, Mary Ellen Dunn of Westhampton, JoAnn Bixby of Leeds and Kathleen Morrissey of Northampton; three sisters, Anna Flynn and Jeannette Ahearn, both of Northampton, and Katherine Molloy of Florence; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be Wednesday morning at Ahearn Funeral Home in Northampton and in the church, with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery in Leeds. Calling hours are Tuesday afternoon and evening. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Catherine's Church Improvement Fund, 195 Main St., Leeds, MA, 01053.

Sunday Republican 31 December 2000
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