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Christine A. (Kelly) Ahern
AHERN — Christine A. (Kelly), in Chelmsford, Jan. 2. Widow of Frederick E. Ahern. Mother of Frances E. Murphy of Chelmsford, Kathleen A. Schnorr of Port St. Lucie, FL, Frederick E. Ahern Jr. & Richard J. Ahern, both of Dracut. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Sister of John Kelly of Pembroke. Service at the Blake Funeral Home, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford, Saturday at 10:30. A funeral Mass will be offered Saturday morning at 11:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Church. Visiting hours Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral directors Richard P. Burkinshaw & Joseph A. Gallagher.
The Boston Globe 3 January 2002
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Mary "May" (Ahern) O'Callaghan
O'CALLAGHAN (Cork): On January 2, 2002, peacefully, in the tender and loving care of the staff of St Clare's, St Finbarr's Hospital, MARY (MAY) (nee Ahern), Pearse Road, Ballyphehane, loving wife of the late Timothy (Timmy). Deeply regretted by her loving sons Tony, John, Tim, Paul, Kevin and loving daughter Christine, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Sullivans Funeral Home, Turners Cross. Removal on this (Thursday) evening at 7pm to the Church of the Assumption, Ballyphehane. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Friday) at 2pm. Funeral afterwards to Carrigaline Cemetery. May she rest in peace.
The Irish Examiner 3 January 2002
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Phyllis E. Ahern
PHYLLIS E. AHERN MAY 12, 1928 - JANUARY 1, 2002 Phyllis leaves behind her daughter, Simone, and son-in-law Michael, and Granddaughters; Jessica, Jennifer, and Meagan Weiss, all of Walnut Creek, CA; and her sister; Irene Kramer, of Canada, Private Family Services were held. Donations may be made to your local animal shelter.
Alameda Times-Star 5 January 2002
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Rosemary E. (Ahern) Martin
MAYNARD-Rosemary E. (Ahern) Martin, 73, of Maynard, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, at Emerson Hospital in Concord. She was the wife of Richard N. Martin for 51 years. Born in Holyoke, she was the daughter of the late Richard M. and Ellen (Pray) Ahern. She was a resident of Maynard since 1962. Mrs. Martin was a graduate of St. Vincent Hospital School of Nursing and had worked for many years as a psychiatric nurse at McLean Hospital. She was an active parishioner of St. Isidore's Church in Stow. Besides her husband, she leaves two daughters, Paula Martin of Dudley and Frances Hyden of Stow; three sons, Richard Martin of Dudley, David Martin Van Nevel of Gaithersburg, MD., and Donald Martin of Alexandria VA.; two sisters, Jean Uchneat of Windsor Locks, CT., and Katharine Piquette of West Springfield; and 13 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 8, from the Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home, 42 Concord St., Maynard, with a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Isidore's Church, Great Road, Rt. 117 in Stow. Visiting hours will be Monday, Jan. 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to MGH-CF Center, 15 Parkman St., ACC707, Boston, MA 02144.
MetroWest Daily News 6 January 2002
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Peter Aherne
Aherne (Castlemartyr and Cork): On January 6, 2002, unexpectedly and peacefully, at Cork University Hospital, PETER, Glencoo Lawn, Boreenmanna Road, much loved husband of Eileen (nee Woods), loving and caring father of Caroline, Brian, Yvonne, Annette and Peter. Deeply missed by his loving wife, family, grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in- law, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and collegues. Lying in repose at his home from 1pm on today (Monday). Removal on tomorrow (Tuesday) at 11.30am from his residence to the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Ballinlough for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Funeral afterwards to St Michael's Cemetery, Blackrock. May he rest in peace.
Evening Echo 7 January 2002
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Alice R. (Baker) Ahern
ALICE AHERN BAREFOOT BAY — Alice R. (Baker) Ahern, 93 widow of Raymond J. Ahern (former Hartford Police Dept. Lt.) died Saturday, January 5, 2002, at the home of Robert and Barbara Lavey, in South Windsor, Conn. Born in Vernon, Conn, April 28, 1908, daughter of the late Edwin and Emma (Anderson) Baker, she resided in East Hartford for over 30 years prior to moving to Barefoot Bay, Fla. Alice was formerly employed at Cheney Brothers in Manchester, Conn, for 17 years, and was employed at The Travelers Insurance Company for 25 years, retiring in 1971. she was a member of the Church of St. Luke and served with the Auxillary of the Mecco Fire Department, a member of the New England Club, and the Irish Club, all of Barefoot Bay, Fla. Alice returned to spend summers with her nephew in East Windsor Hill, and her nephew in Somers. She is survived by her sister, Gladys Raplee, of Pennsylvania; two nephews, Robert W. Lavey, of South Windsor, and Russell Wirtalla, of Somers; and several other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Arthur D. Baker; and her six sisters, Maud Burch, Carrie Hansen, Florence Lavey, Edna Riley, Mabel Wirtalla, and Edith Riccio. Friends may call at the Ahern Funeral Home, 180 Farmington Ave., Hartford, on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The funeral procession from the Ahern Funeral home will be Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, East Hartford In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Hospice Program at The Visiting Nurse and Health Services of Conn., Inc., 8 Keynote Dr., Vernon, Conn., 06066.
Florida Today 7 January 2002
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Julia (Sweeney) Aherne
AHERNE (Killavullen): On January 7, 2002, peacefully, at Mallow General Hospital, JULIA (nee Sweeney, Castletownroche), 2 O'Neill's Place, beloved wife of the late James, and dear mother of Mary, Theresa, Rita, Jane and Veronica. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sister, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace. Lying in repose at her residence. Removal on this (Tuesday) evening at 8.00pm to St Nicholas Church. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2.00pm. Funeral afterwards to the adjoining Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 8 January 2002
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Frances Mary (O'Hearn) Kerscher
Frances M. Kerscher, age 81, a Manitowoc resident, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002 at St. Luke Medical Center, Milwaukee. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002 at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, North 14th at Waldo Blvd., Manitowoc. The Rev. Francis Kerscher will officiate at the Mass of Christian Burial. A complete obituary will be announced by The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home, Manitowoc on Thursday. [see also: Bernice (O'Hearn) Grall, John J. "Jack" O'Hearn]
Manitowoc Herald Times 9 January 2002
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Dan Ahern
AHERN (Belgooly): On January 9 2002, at his residence, Ballingarry West, DAN. Deeply regretted by his brother, sisters, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. RIP. Lying in repose at Gabriel & O'Donovan's Funeral Home, Kinsale. Rosary on this (Thursday) evening at 8pm. Removal on tomorrow (Friday) at 7pm to Belgooly Church. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 2pm. Funeral afterwards to Tracton Abbey.
The Irish Examiner 10 January 2002
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Lona Frances O'Herron
O'Herron, Lona Frances, 76, of Floral City, died Tuesday, January 8, 2002, at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness. Born in Newark NJ, she came here 11 years ago from Port Monmouth, NJ where she resided for more than 50 years. She was a homemaker and an electronics industry assembler. Survivors include two daughters, Kathy Pomposelli, Floral City, and Susan Brink, Port Monmouth; two sons, John "Jack" O'Herron, Jr., Middletown, NJ, and David O'Herron, Belford, NJ; a sister, Doris Keegan, Matawan, NJ; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.
St. Petersburg/Hernando Times 10 January 2002
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Virginia Winifred Ahern
Virginia Winifred Ahern, 79, of Minneola, died Tuesday Jan. 8, 2002. Mrs. Ahern was a retired banking administrator. Born in Philadelphia, PA., she moved to Florida in 1971. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church of Clermont where she was active in the Ladies Guild. She was a former member of Lake County School Board, involved with Girl Scouts of America for many years, member of the Women's Auxiliary, Groveland Women's Club, involved in fund raising for the school band in the early 80's, loved bingo and crafts, and camping. She was preceded in death in 1988 by her husband, Joseph Ahern. Survivors include four sons, Michael Ahern of Atlanta, Stephen Ahern of Kansas, David Ahern of Orlando, and Matthew Ahern of Hephvibah, GA; two daughters, Winifred Ahern King of Groveland, and Regina Valadez of Minneola; one sister, Alice Worstell of Rockville, IN;14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Daily Commercial 11 January 2002
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Margaret T. (Mackey) O'Hearn
MARGARET T. (MACKEY) O'HEARN, 74, of Shawmut Street, a nurse, died yesterday at home. She was the wife of the late Harold F. O'Hearn. Born in Ireland, a daughter of the late James J. and Nora (Hogan) Mackey, she came to this country in 1948, settling in Fall River. Mrs. O'Hearn received her nursing education while living in Ireland and worked at Kimwell Nursing Home for several years. She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church, and a member of its Women's Guild, Bowling League and Senior Citizens Club. She leaves two sons, the Rev. Michael J.T. O'Hearn of Holy Trinity Church, West Harwich, Mass., and Brian J. O'Hearn of Fall River; a daughter, Patricia O'Hearn-Cabral of Fall River; and four grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Mary Payer. The funeral will be held tomorrow at 9 a.m. in the Cherry Place Home of Waring-Sullivan, Ashton, Coughlin, Driscoll, 178 Winter St., with a funeral Mass at 10 in Sacred Heart Church, Linden Street. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Providence Journal 11 January 2002
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Mary A. (O'Hearn) Jodrie
JODRIE — Mary A. (O'Hearn), of Everett, on January 11, 2002, at 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Alton W. Jodrie. Loving mother of Brian Jodrie of Everett. Loving sister of Joseph O'Hearn of Everett, Thomas O'Hearn of Saugus, and the late Peter O'Hearn and Genevieve Osborne. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Funeral will be held from the J. F. Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, EVERETT, on Monday, Jan. 14th, at 9 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Therese Church, 801 Broadway, Everett, at 10 A.M. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday from 2-6 P.M. Services will conclude with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Mrs. Jodrie was a retired Salesperson for Jordan Marsh Stores and a member of the Winthrop Catholic Woman's Club. In lieu of flowers donations in Mary's memory may be made to St. Therese Maintenance Fund, 20 Gledhill Ave., Everett, MA 02149.
The Boston Globe 13 January 2002
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Lenore (Moebius) Ahern
AHERN, LENORE (Nee Moebius), age 89, on January 11, 2002. Wife of the late Frank. Formerly of Westmont, NJ. Mother of Michael of Ambler, PA, Christine Sacchetti of Gaylordsville, CT, and the late Francis. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren and dear friend Fred Folino. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday 10 AM at Holy Saviour Church, Emerald, Ave., Westmont, NJ. Interment Calvary Cem. Viewing Tuesday morning after 9 AM at the Church. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Foundation, in her name would be appreciated. Arrangements by the PREDPELSKI FUNERAL HOME, Collingswood.
Courier Post 14 January 2002
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Frances EIise Ahern
AHERN, Frances EIise—Passed away on January 13, 2002, in Petaluma, CA. Loving wife of the late Joseph J. Ahern; mother of Joseph Ahern and his wife Susan of Tiburon, CA; grandmother of Kathryn Frances Ahern, Allison Elizabeth Ahern, both of Tiburon, CA, and Meredith E. Ahern of Santa Barbara, CA. Survived by her sister Mary; preceded in death by her sisters, Alice and Anne, and her brothers, George and Tom. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A private celebration of her life will be held at the Hillside Church of Marin on Friday, January 18, 2002. Arrangements under the direction of Parent-Sorensen Mortuary & Crematory, Magnolia Avenue and Keokuk Street, Petaluma, CA.
San Francisco Chronicle 16 January 2002
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Mary "Molly" (Cronin) Ahern
Ahern (Cork and Birmingham): On January 15, 2002, in the presence of her loving family in Birmingham, MARY (MOLLY, nee Cronin), formerly of Fitzgeralds Place, Old Blackrock Road, beloved wife of the late Paddy Ahern and dear mother of Michael, Mary, Jerry, Anthony and the late Robert. Deeply mourned by her loving sons, daughter, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. Rest in peace. Reposing at Sullivans Funeral Home, Turners Cross from tomorrow (Saturday). Removal on tomorrow (Saturday) at 7pm to St. Finbarr's (South) Church. Requiem Mass on Monday at 10am. Funeral afterwards to St. Michael's Cemetery, Blackrock.
Evening Echo 18 January 2002
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Declan Ahern
AHERN: DECLAN, who passed away in London on December 9, 2001, formerly of Fartha, Belgooly. Sadly missed by his brothers Con, Michael and the late John, sister-in-law Maura, relatives and friends. Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Thursday, January 24, in St. Joseph's Church, Riverstick. Burial afterwards in Ballymartyle Cemetery. RIP.
The Irish Examiner 19 January 2002
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Donal "Donie" Ahern
Ahern (Cork): On February 1, 2002, unexpectedly, at the Mercy Hospital, DONAL (DONIE) AHERN (late of Verolme Dock Yard), Inniscarra Road, Fair Hill, dearly beloved husband of Kathleen and loving father of Noel, Jim, William, Elaine, Donna and the late Theresa. Sadly missed by his loving wife, family, grandchildren, brother Patrick, nephews, nieces, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, relatives and friends. Requiescat in pace. Reposing at O'Connor Bros Funeral Home, North Gate Bridge. Rosary on this (Friday) evening at 8pm. Removal on tomorrow (Saturday) at 6pm to St. Vincent's Church, Sundays Well. Requiem Mass at 11am on Monday. Funeral afterwards to St. Catherine's Cemetery, Kilcully.
Evening Echo 1 February 2002
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Gertrude A. (Ahearn) Duggan
Of Scituate, Feb. 2, 2002, Gertrude A. (Ahearn). Beloved wife of Edward J. Duggan. Devoted mother of Edward of Winthrop, Neil, Kevin and Michael of Scituate, Bryan of Warner Springs, CA and Rosemary McKitrick of Norwell. Loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren and loving mother-in-law of Peggy and Cindy Duggan and Charles McKitrick. Funeral from the McNamara Sparrel Funeral Home, 1 Summer Street, COHASSET (across from St. Anthony's Church) on Tuesday Feb. 5 at 9:30 AM. Funeral Mass in St. Anthony's Church at 10 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Interment Holyhood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations my be made to Glastonbury Abbey, 16 Hull Street, Hingham, MA 02043-1498. McNamara-Sparrel Funeral Home Cohasset-Brighton-Norwell 781-383-0200
The Boston Globe 3 February 2002
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Audrey H. O'hearn
Audrey H. O'hearn, 82, of Memphis, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Forest Hill Funeral Home South with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery South. She was a Methodist. She leaves two sons, Robert D. O'Hearn of Scurry, Texas, and Henry W. O'Hearn of Byhalia, Miss., and four grandchildren. The family requests that memorials be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
The Commercial Appeal 3 February 2002
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Elizabeth "Liz" (Hennessy) Ahern
AHERN (Dungourney): On February 2, 2002, at her residence, ELIZABETH (LIZ, nee Hennessy), Castlequarter, beloved wife of the late Patrick and dear mother of Philomena, Pad, Dermot and the late Mary and Nora. Deeply regretted by her loving sons, daughter, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. RIP. Funeral Mass on today (Monday) at 2pm in St Peter's Church, Dungourney. Funeral afterwards to St Joseph's Cemetery, Ladysbridge.
The Irish Examiner 4 February 2002
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James L. O'Hern
O'Hern James L., of NE Minneapolis on February 3rd in 71st year. Survived by sister, Grace (Jack) Howitz; brother, Robert (Liz) O'Hern DVM; 2 nieces, 3 nephews, 5 great nieces, 6 great nephews, cousins and loving friends. Service Thursday with Mass of Christian Burial 10 am, St. Clement's Catholic Church, with interment in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday, 3-7:30 pm, with prayer service 7 pm Billman-Hunt Funeral Chapel, 2701 Central Ave NE, Mpls. Billman-Hunt Chapel 612-789-3535
Minneapolis Star Tribune 6 February 2002
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Eileen (Malloy) Ahern
A mass of Christian Burial for Eileen Malloy Ahern, 79, of Granville, formerly of Spring Lake, NJ, will be held at 10:15 a.m. Friday at the Church of St. Edward the Confessor, 785 Newark-Granville Road, Granville, with the Rev. Dino Vanin officiating. Burial will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery in Sea Girt, NJ. Mrs. Ahern, a former elementary school teacher in Long Branch, NJ, died Feb. 5, 2002, at her residence. She was born Dec. 21, 1922, in Wayne, PA, to the late Hugh and Mary Ann (Gallagher) Malloy. Mrs. Ahern was a member of the Church of St. Edward the Confessor. She was a former member of St. Catherine's Church, in Spring Lake, NJ, and a former President of the Monmouth County (New Jersey) Chapter of the American Association of the Blind.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Donald J. Ahern; sons and daughter-in-law, James J. Ahern of Granville, and Thomas D. and Robin Ahern of Maplewood, NJ; daughters and sons-in-law, Marianne and James Kelly of Belmar, NJ, Teresa Ahern and John Kelly of Allenwood, NJ, Elizabeth Henry of Granville, Maureen Ahern-Wantz and Robert Wantz of Granville, and Margaret and Gary Jenkins of Wilmington,DE; brother Hugh Malloy of Wayne, PA; sisters, Maureen Malloy Young of Sacramento, CA, and Anne Malloy of Stratford, PA; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grand-daughter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Rita Ryan. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the McPeek Funeral Home, 133 S. Prospect St., Granville, where a prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. The Meehan Funeral Home in Spring Lake is in charge of arrangements in New Jersey. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984 Coffman Rd., Newark, OH 43055

Newark Advocate 7 February 2002
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Helen Frances O'Hearn
O'HEARN, Helen Frances—Of Brighton. February 5, 2002. Beloved daughter of the late Nora (Scollans) O'Hearn. Sister-in-law of Zoa O'Hearn of Quincy. Also suirvived by Patricia "Penny" Kelleher, Mary Mills, and many friends. Funeral from the Sullivan Funeral Home, 35 Henshaw St. (behind Police Station) Brighton, Friday at 8:00 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Columbkille's Church at 9:00 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Thursday (today) 2-5 p.m. Interment Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline. Late volunteer St. Elizabeth's Medical Center for many years. Funeral Home accessible to all.
The Boston Globe 7 February 2002
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Everett J. Ahern Jr.
Funeral services for Everett J. Ahern Jr. will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Rivers Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be held Monday, Feb. 11, at the Beaufort National Cemetery. Mr. Ahern, 74, of Aiken, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, at his residence. Mr. Ahern was a native of Arlington, Mass. He was a son of the late Everett J. and Pauline Zeiner Ahern Sr. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a graduate of Boston University. He was a retired accounts manager with TRW Automotive Division in Southfield, Mich. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 39, Arlington, for 50 years. He had retired to Aiken in 1990 from West Bloomfield. He was a member of Woodside Country Club. Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Green Ahern; a son, Paul M. Ahern of Hartland, Mich.; three daughters, Carol A. Richards of West Bloomfield, Jeanne M. Peters of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. and Dyan E. Cockels of West Bloomfield; a brother, Alan Ahern of Medford, Mass.; a sister, Mary R. Martin of Waltham, Mass.; and six grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation, 701 East Bay St., TCC115, Charleston, 29403. The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service.
Aiken Standard 8 February 2002
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Everett J. Ahern, Jr.
Funeral services for Mr. Everett J. Ahern Jr. will be held Saturday, February 9, 2002 in Aiken, SC. Interment will be at Beaufort National Cemetery. Mr. Ahern, 74, of Aiken, SC, beloved husband of Mary Elizabeth Green Ahern, died Tuesday at his residence. He was a native of Arlington, MA. Survivors, in addition to his wife, include a son, Paul M. Ahern, Hartland, MI, three daughters, Carol A. Richards, West Bloomfield, MI, Jeanne M. Peters, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Dyan E. Cockels, West Bloomfield, a brother, Alan Ahern, Medford, MA, a sister, Mary R. Martin, Waltham, MA and six grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be directed to Make A Wish Foundation, 701 East Bay St., TCC115, Charleston, SC 29403. Rivers Funeral Home, Inc., 715 East Pine Log Rd., AIKEN, SC.
The Boston Globe 8 February 2002
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Everett J. Ahern Jr.
AHERN, EVERETT J., JR. 74, of Aiken, SC, died Tuesday, February 5, 2002 at his residence. Beloved husband of Mary Elizabeth Green Ahern. Mr. Aiken [sic] was a retired accounts manager with TRW Automotive Division in Southfield, MI. Survivors, in addition to his wife, include, a son, Paul M. Ahern, Hartland, MI, three daughters, Carol A. Richards, West Bloomfield, MI, Jeanne M. Peters, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Dyan E. Cockels, West Bloomfield, a brother, Alan Ahern, Medford, MA, a sister, Mary R. Martin, Waltham, MA, and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 9, 2002 in Aiken, SC. Interment in Beaufort National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Make a Wish Foundation, 701 East Bay St., TCC115, Charleston, SC 29403. Rivers Funeral Home, Inc., 715 East Pine Log Rd., Aiken, SC.
Detroit News 8 February 2002
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Everett Ahern, Jr.
Ahern — Services for Everett J. Ahern Jr., 74, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the chapel of Rivers Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be Feb. 11 in Beaufort National Cemetery. Mr. Ahern died Feb. 5, 2002. Born in Arlington, Mass., he was a son of the late Everett and Pauline Zeiner Ahern. He graduated from Boston University. Surviving are wife Mary; son, Paul Ahern; daughters, Carol Richards, Jeanne Peters, Dyan Cockels; brother, Alan Ahern; sister, Mary Martin; grandchildren, Anna, Brian Ahern, Christopher, Caitlin Richards, Lauren, Thomas Cockels.
The State 8 February 2002
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Leonard J. Ahern
GOFFSTOWN — Leonard J. Ahern, 88, died Wednesday at Hillsborough County Nursing Home after a long illness. He was born in Manchester, the son of John and Mathilda (Gagnon) Ahern. He lived most of his life in Manchester. Ahern served with the U.S. Army. He worked as a bus driver for the Manchester Transit Authority for many years. Survivors include a son, John Ahern of Casco, Maine; a daughter Joan Wright-Reno of Concord; nine grandchildren; many great- grandchildren; and nieces and nephew. a calling hour will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11 a.m. in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery in Bedford.
Concord Monitor 8 February 2002
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Mildred [Hanisch] (Ahearn) Pfeiffer
Funeral services for Mildred Hanisch Pfeiffer (nee Ahearn), 97, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Oelher Funeral Home, 555 Lee St., Des Plaines. Born July 22, 1904, in Chicago, she died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Oakton Pavillion. Interment will be in Mount Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst. Mildred worked for the federal government from 1944 until her retirement in the 1970s. She was the wife of the late Carl R. Hanisch and the late Raymond R. Pfeiffer; mother of C. Richard (Annette) Hanisch of Palatine and Marilyn Wennerstrom of Des Plaines; grandmother of six; and great-grandmother of 10. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book at dailyherald.com/obits. For information, (847)824-5155.
Des Plaines Daily Herald 8 February 2002
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Margaret F. (Ahern) Johnson
Margaret F. (Ahern) Johnson of Avon, a retired cashier, died Monday at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton following a long illness. She was 102. Born in Boston, Mrs. Johnson was raised and educated in Boston and was a resident of Avon for the past 25 years. She was employed as a cashier for E. M. Lowe in Boston before she retired in 1970. Wife of the late Frederick, Mrs. Johnson is survived by two grandsons and a granddaughter. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. today at St. Michael's Church, Avon. Burial will follow in St. Michael's Cemetery, Avon. Arrangements by Hurley Funeral Home, Holbrook.
The Boston Globe 9 February 2002
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Francis T. Ahern
Of Arlington, February 7th. Beloved husband of Alice (McCarthy). Loving father of Patricia Ahern of Watertown, Francis T. and his wife Helaine (Cohen) of Vienna, VA, and Clifford and his wife Patricia (Long) of East Longmeadow. Grandfather of Patrick and Ainsley Long of East Longmeadow. Brother of Timothy of Natick. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, February 11th at St. Camillus' Church, Arlington at 9 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Late WW II Army Veteran. Burial at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington will be private. Arrangements by Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St., Arlington.
The Boston Globe 10 February 2002
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Francis T. Ahern
ARLINGTON — Francis T. Ahern, of Arlington. Beloved husband of Alice (McCarthy). Loving father of Patricia Ahern of Watertown, Francis T. and his wife, Helaine (Cohen) of Vienna, VA, and Clifford and his wife, Patricia (Long) of East Longmeadow. Grandfather of Patrick and Ainsley Long of East Longmeadow. Brother of Timothy of Natick. A funeral Mass will be held Monday, February 11th at St. Camillus' Church, Arlington at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Late WWII Army Veteran. Burial at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington will be private. Arrangements by Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St., Arlington.
Springfield Union-News 10 February 2002
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William "Willie" Aherne
AHERNE (Innegrega, Midleton): On February 9, 2002, in the loving care of the sisters and staff of Marymount Hospice, WILLIAM (WILLIE). Sadly missed by his brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. RIP. Requiem Mass on today (Monday) at 2.00pm in the Church of the Most Holy Rosary. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 11 February 2002
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Geraldine M. "Dean" (Shea) Ahern
AHERN, Geraldine M. "Dean" - 65, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully February 10, 2002, in Dartmouth General Hospital, after a brief illness. Born August 11, 1936, in Caribou, Pictou Co., she was a daughter of Margaret Shea (Hartling) and the late Bartlett Shea. Geraldine recently retired from the Workers Compensation Board after 18 years. She was a school secretary for Dartmouth High and Rothesay Elementary in New Brunswick as well as a member of Somme Branch 31, Royal Canadian Legion. Geraldine loved to dance and brought happiness and joy to those around her. Her sense of humor and smile will be sadly missed. Surviving are husband, Phil, Dartmouth; daughters, Susan (Jim) Ferguson, Mineville; Brenda (David) Burgess, St. John's, Nfld.; Connie (David) Johnson, Cornwall, Ont.; son, Terry (Caroline), Mississauga, Ont.; brothers, Alvin (Marguerite), Pictou; Brian (Fran), Bridgewater; Vernon (Patti), Pictou; sisters, Betty Carson, Countney, B.C.; Myra (Bart) O'Callaghan, Pictou; grandchildren, Shauna, Adam, Nicole, Brian, Michelle, Danielle. She was predeceased by her brother, Harvey. The remains are resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth with visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, February 13. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, Father Joe McKinnon officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations in Geraldine's memory may be made to Lung Association of Nova Scotia. Special thanks to Dr. Belliveau, Marlene, nursing staff at Dartmouth General Hospital, home care workers and Dora.
Chronicle-Herald 13 February 2002
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Charles Edward Ahern
Charles Edward Ahern, 82, of Cedartown, Ga., formerly of Richmond, died February 8. Mr. Ahern was twice married; first to the late [missing] Arrangements are under the direction of Grimes Funeral Home, Kerrville, TX 7 born in Richmond on October 2, 1919, the son of the late John Ahern and Mary Collins Ahern, and was a retired dispatcher with the Polk County Police Dept. Survivors include one daughter, Marie F. Austin of Nathalie; one grandson, Eddie Austin of Brookneal; one brother, Richard Ahern of Virginia Beach; and one brother-in-law, Randolph Harrison of Richmond. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 13 at Clover Bottom Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. James Crocker. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service.
The Gazette-Virginian 13 February 2002
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Francis T. Ahern
VIENNA, Va, — Francis T. Ahern, 81, of Vienna, Va., a former longtime Arlington and Cambridge resident, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was the husband of Alice M. (McCarthy) Ahern. Born in Ireland, he was the son of the late Thomas and Julia (Anglin) Ahern. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Mr. Ahern worked as a supervisor. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Francis T. Ahern of Vienna, Va., and Clifford Ahern of East Longmeadow; a daughter, Patricia Ahern of Watertown; two grandchildren; and a brother Timothy Ahern of Natick. Funeral service were held Monday, Feb. 11 at St. Camillus Church in Arlington. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Keefe Funeral Home, Arlington.
Arlington Advocate 14 February 2002
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Mary A. (Bourdon) Ahearn
Mary A. (Bourdon) Ahearn, 84, of 146 Federal St., formerly of Cherry Street, died Feb. 15 at Sunbridge Care in Northampton. She worked at the Academy of Music in Northampton for 35 years until November, most recently as assistant manager. She leaves a son, Philip F. Ahearn Jr. of Northampton; two brothers, Albert Bourdon of California, and Robert Bourdon of Worthington; two sisters, Lillian Forguites and Rose Czeropowicz, both of Northampton; two granddaughters, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday from the Ahearn Funeral Home at 783 Bridge Road, Northampton, followed by a Mass in Sacred Heart Church at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Northampton. Calling hours are Monday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Daily Hampshire Gazette 16 February 2002
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Irene (Carroll) Ahearn
AHEARN, Irene (Carroll) — Of Malden, Feb. 15th. Beloved wife of the late Norman E. Ahearn, Sr.. Devoted mother of Carol M. DeMattia of Malden, Norman E. Ahearn, Jr. of Shreveport, LA, and John M. Ahearn of Salem. Loving sister of Eleanor Campbell of Beverly. Also survived by 16 grandchildren & 6 great-grandchildren. Friends and relatives are invited to the visiting hours on Monday Feb. 18th from 6-9 p.m. at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden. At the request of the family a private Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday. Late retired employee of Raytheon Co. of Lexington & Tufts University. Entombment in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. For directions and obituary www.weirfuneralhome.com.
The Boston Globe 17 February 2002
Irene (Carroll) Ahearn, 80, died Friday, February 15, 2002 at the Woodlawn Nursing and Rehabilitation in Everett, MA Irene was born and educated in Medford, MA graduating from Medford High School. She worked as a cook for many years, and was the Head Cook for both Raytheon of Lexington and Tufts University retiring in 1970. After her retirement, she worked as a volunteer for many years at the Malden Hospital and the New England Memorial Hospital of Stoneham, with her husband Norman. Mrs. Ahearn lived in Malden, MA. for 35 Years and was previously from Medford.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol De Mattia of Malden, her sons, Norman E. Ahearn, Jr. of LA and John M. Ahearn of Salem , her sister, Eleanor Cambell of Beverly, sixteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman E. Ahearn, Sr. She was born August 6, 1921 in Medford, Massachusetts the daughter of the late Frank and Emma (Bennett) Carroll. Visitation will be held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden on Monday, Feb 18th from 6-9PM At the request of the family a private family service will be held on Tuesday. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Mausoleum in Malden.

— Funeral Home Obituary
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Lisa Ahern
AHERN (Bandon): On February 15, 2002, at the Mercy Hospital, Cork, after a long illness, bravely borne, LISA, darling eldest daughter of Tom and Julia, Clancool Terrace, Bandon and loving sister of Michelle and Richard. Deeply regretted by her heartbroken parents, sister, brother, boyfriend Des and good friend Dave, grandmother Bridie, uncles, aunts, cousins and a large circle of friends. May she rest in peace. Requiem Mass on today (Monday) at 3pm in St Patrick's Church, Bandon. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 18 February 2002
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Frances Catherine (Ahearn) Larter
LARTER, Frances Catherine, R.N. — At the Community Hospital O'Leary on Saturday Feb. 23, 2002 of Frances Catherine Larter of the Lady Slipper Villa, O'Leary and formerly of Alberton, aged 93 years. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph (Joe) Larter. Born in Alberton she was the last surviving family member of the late Peter and Mary (nee MacDougall) Ahearn. She was a faithful member of the Sacred Heart Church in Alberton, having served as organist for over 50 years. Left to mourn her passing is one son and six daughters. Peter and his wife Cyntia of Cascumpec, Frances and her husband Sonny Tremblay of Brooklyn, Stephanie (The late Armon Gaudet) of O'Leary, Ann and her husband John Weeks of Saskatoon, Linda Larter of Cascumpec and Robbie Larter of Charlottetown. Also survived by two daughters in law, Mary Larter of Summerside and Ellen Larter of Howlan. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 16 great-granchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Joe, two sons Michael and Norman and by brother and sisters Augustus, Michael, Steve, Elizabeth, Aletha, Winnifred and Thelma. Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home Alberton for visiting hours Monday 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral on Tuesday morning from the Sacred Heart Church, Alberton, with funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment to later take place in the church cemetery. As an expression of synpathy memorials to the Western Hospital or to the Sacred Heart cemetery fund would be greatly appreciated.
Charlottetown Guardian 25 February 2002
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Bridget (Aherne) Saunders
SAUNDERS (Carrigaline): On February 21, 2002, unexpectedly, in her 89th year, at her residence, Ballinrea, BRIDGET (nee Aherne), beloved wife of the late Jerome and dear mother of Marie and Breda and grandmother of Gary, Roy, Elaine, Shane and the late Sarah. Sadly missed by her loving family, sons-in- law Pat and Tom, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace. Funeral on today (Monday) after 2pm Requiem Mass in Our Lady and St. John's Church, Carrigaline to Killingley Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 25 February 2002
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Erika O'Hern
Erika O'Hern, 87, of Clearlake, died February 24, 2002 in Clearlake. Mrs. O'Hern was born October 31, 1914 in Berlin, Germany. She was a resident of Lake County for 56 years. She was a homemaker for 65 years and worked 12 years with the US Postal Service. Mrs O'Hern is survived by a son, Cedric O'Hern of Penryn: four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. No services were requested. Cremation by Lake Conty Memorial Crematory, Lakeport, with inurnment at Lower Lake Cemetery. The family suggests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 1031 Jefferson St., Napa, CA 94559. Arrangements under the direction of Jones & Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel, Lower Lake.
Clear Lake Observer 27 February 2002
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Sara "Sally" (Ahern) Peters
Sara (Sally) Ahern Peters died Thursday, February 21, 2002 in Reno. She was born on June 28, 1915 to Arthur and Zola Jane Ahern in Wayne, Nebraska. Sally had two younger brothers, William and James, whom both predeceased her. After attending college at Wayne State University, Sally met Roy Peters whom she married on November 8th, 1938. The two moved on to the University of Nebraska where Roy attained his M.D. degree in 1943. Roy served in World War II by working at the Veteran's Hospital in Los Angeles for four years and he and Sally decided to make the west coast their permanent home when Roy went into private practice in Cedarville, Calif. It was in Northern California that they completed their family with the arrival of their sons, Douglas and Jeffrey. In 1951 they moved to Portola where Roy worked for the Union Pacific Railroad hospital. In 1956, the family became Reno residents when Roy opened his general medical practice at the corner of Arlington and California streets. Sally worked in his office as bookkeeper but her most important job was raising their sons. Sally and her two boys were frequent visitors to Washoe Medical Center's Emergency room and were on a first name basis with the ER staff who treated the boys through their boisterous growing up years. She was a member of the Doctor's Wives and St. John's Presbyterian Church.

Roy retired in 1983 when he turned his medical practice over to his son, Doug. For the next 10 years, Sally and Roy enjoyed fishing, hunting, entertaining, gardening, traveling and time spent at their Donner Lake vacation home. Roy passed away in 1993 and in the last few years, Sally took pleasure in rooting for the San Francisco Giants, was an avid reader and always stayed on top of current events. She will be missed by her son, Doug and daughter in law, Mollie of Sparks; son, Jeff and daughter in law, Lucy of Sparks; and Sally's four grandchildren, Amanda, Jeremy, Matthew and Chanda Peters. Memorial services will be held Friday, March 1, 2002, at 11:30 AM at St. John's Presbyterian Church, on Plumb Lane. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Johns's.

Reno Gazette-Journal 28 February 2002
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Catherine M. (Ahern) Bates
Catherine M. Bates, 97, of Medford, died Feb. 23 at the Dexter House in Malden following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Mark J. Bates. Born and raised in East Boston, Mrs. Bates was the daughter of the late Louise (Kenny) and Daniel J. Ahearn. A Medford resident for 70 years, she enjoyed raising her family and adored her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Raphael Women's Sodality and Social Club. Mrs. Bates is survived by four sons, Daniel of Medford, Robert of Dedham, John of Kennebunk, Maine and James of Tuscon, Ariz.; five daughters, Marie Conway and Eileen Egan, both of Medford, Catherine Toomey of West Yarmouth, Margaret Gray of Harwich and Jean Willet of Northport, Maine; 40 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was also the mother of the late Mark Bates. A funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 27 in St. James Church, Medford, officiated by the Rev. James F. Darcy. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemtery, Medford. Arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home of Medford. In lieu of flowers. expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Medford Transcript 28 February 2002
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Stephanie Lynn O'Hearn
Of Somerville at age 3, February 25, 2002. Beloved daughter of Lynn (Mancuso) and Joseph F. O'Hearn. Dear granddaughter of Lawrence and Joyce (Shea) O'Hearn of Somerville and James and Elizabeth (Torrelli) Mancuso of Waltham. Cherished niece of Charles and Annette O'Hearn of Somerville, William and Joyce Cullen of Andover and Donna Mancuso and her fiance Paul Salerno of Weymouth. Also survived by many other loving relatives and friends. Funeral from the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powderhouse Sq.), SOMERVILLE Saturday morning at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Ann's Church, Somerville at 9 o'clock. Relatives and friends invited. Calling hours Friday 4-8. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Donations may be made in Stephanie's name to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Pl. West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445.
The Boston Globe 1 March 2002
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Breda (Gray) Ahern
AHERN (Kinsale): On February 27, 2002, at her residence, unexpectedly, BREDA (nee Gray), beloved wife of Michael and loving mother of Jeremy, Jalna, Liscahane Beg. Deeply regretted by her loving husband, son, parents Liam and Lilly, brother Oliver, sisters Mary and Eilish, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and a large circle of friends. RIP. Lying in repose at Gabriel & O'Donovan's Funeral Home, Kinsale. Removal on this (Friday) evening at 6pm to St John the Baptist Church, Kinsale. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Saturday) at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Eltins Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 1 March 2002
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Catherine "Kitty" (Flynn) Ahern
AHERN (Rahard, Ballyhooly): On March 3, 2002, peacefully, at Cork University Hospital, CATHERINE (KITTY) (nee Flynn), beloved wife of the late John and dear mother of Joan, Eileen, Sean, Jim and the late Dan and Michael, sister Nellie, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, relatives and friends. RIP. Removal on this (Monday) evening at 8.30pm from St Patrick's Hospital Chapel, Fermoy to Church of the Nativity, Ballyhooly. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Tuesday) at 2pm. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 4 March 2002
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Helen D. (Ahearn) Slater
Helen D Slater, 85, of Willow Ave., Susquehanna, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2002, at her home. She was born in Susquehanna, the daughter of the late Edmond J and Catherine (White) Ahearn. She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Edward T Slater; her brother and sister-in-law, Edmond and Mary Ahearn, Susquehanna; nieces and nephews, Ann A Dooley, Endwell, Patrick and Mary Beth Ahearn, Danville, PA, Mary Ellen and Mike Wayne, Elmira, Dorothy A Shrader, Horseheads, NY; and several cousins. Helen was a graduate of Laurel Hill Academy of Susquehanna, and a licensed Insurance Agent who worked in Susquehanna and Binghamton. She studied art at the Roberson Center and was a gifted artist both in oil and water. Helen was a life long member of St John's Church and its' Altar Rosary Society of Susquehanna.

The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at 9:30 am at the Hennessey's Funeral Home, 208 Jackson Ave, Susuquehanna and 10 am at the St. John's Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered by the Rev Charles Connor. Burial will be in St John's Cemetery, Susquehanna. The family will receive friends at the funeral home onTuesday evening from 6 to 9 pm.

Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin 4 March 2002
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Lily May (Scratch) O'Heron
O'HERON, Lily May (Scratch) of Chatham, passed away at the C.K.H.A., Public General Campus, on Saturday, March 9, 2002. Born in Mersea Township, Ontario, 90 years ago, daughter of the late Eldon Scratch and May Bruner. Surviving are her husband W. Paul O'Heron, one daughter Donna and husband William Hreceniuk of Windsor, three grandchildren and their partners Douglas and Tara, Steven and LeeAnn, and Sarah, one sister Eleanor Bogar of Welland. Predeceased by a son Douglas (1964). Friends will be received at the Bowman Funeral Home, 4 Victoria Avenue, Chatham (352-2390), on Tuesday, March 12, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at 10:00 a.m. by Rev. Andrew Jensen of Park Street United Church. Interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Leamington. Contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Windsor Star 11 March 2002
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Frances M. (Ahearn) Matthews
WEBSTER — Frances M. (Ahearn) Matthews, 85, of Webster, formerly of Pocasset and Norwood, died Tuesday, March 5, in Oakwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center after an illness. Her husband of 64 years, Robert W. Matthews, died Sept. 22. She leaves a son, Donald D. Matthews of Milford; a daughter, Roberta Bartel of Dudley; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was born in Boston, daughter of David J. and Mabel (Dauphinee) Ahearn, and lived many years in the Roslindale section of Boston before moving to Norwood in 1954 and to Pocasset in 1997.

Mrs. Matthews was an active in the Pocasset community. She was a member of the Bourne Council on Aging and the Golden Girls Singing Group. She enjoyed entertaining at area nursing homes. She previously delivered Meals on Wheels and volunteered at the Senior Information Center at the Falmouth Mall. The funeral service was held in Bartel Funeral Home, 33 Schofield Ave., Dudley. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Patients Activity Fund, c/o Oakwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 11 Pontiac Ave., Webster, MA 01570.

Worcester Telegram & Gazette 11 March 2002
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Letty (Ahern) Lankford
LANKFORD (nee Ahern) (Formerly of St Vincent's Secondary School) (Cork): On March 10, 2002, unexpectedly, LETTY, beloved wife of Cormac, Dun Ville Crescent, Waterfall Road. Deeply mourned by her devoted husband Cormac, loving children Siobhan and Samus, her dear grandchildren Sam, Niamh and Darragh, her daughter-in- law Helen, her son-in-law David, her sisters Sr. Dolores (Nora) and Elsie, brothers Tom, Pakie, Sean and Owen, relatives and many friends. Requiem Mass at 2pm on today (Wednesday) in the Church of the Real Presence, Curraheen. Funeral afterwards to St Oliver's Cemetery, Model Farm Road. Ar dheis lamh D go raibh a h-anam.
The Irish Examiner 13 March 2002
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Catharine A. (Garvey) Ahern
AHERN, Catharine A. (Garvey) — Suddenly, March 12, of Natick. Beloved wife of the late David C. Devoted mother of Kathleen F. Anderson & her husband Carl of Marlboro, Colleen F. Evers & her husband Gary of Medway, David M. Ahern of Natick, Kevin C. Ahern & his wife Joan of Natick, Brian G. Ahern of Boston, Loving sister of Alice D. Gallagher of Concord, and the late Mary T. Garvey & Eleanor R. Garvey. Cherished grandmother of Bryan & Michael Anderson of Marlboro, Caitleen & Kyle Evers of Medway, Andrew & Sean Ahern of Natick. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Friday, at 10 a.m. in St. Patricks Church. Visiting hours in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St., (at Natick Common) NATICK, Thursday, 5-8 p.m. Interment St. Patricks Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Patricks Parish, 44 East Central St., Natick, MA 01760.
The Boston Globe 13 March 2002
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Catherine A. (Garvey) Ahern
NATICK — Catherine A (Garvey) Ahern, 77, of Natick, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at the Leonard Morse campus of the MetroWest Medical Center in Natick. She was the wife of David C. Ahern, who died in 1993. A lifelong resident of Natick, she was the daughter of the late Michael J. and Delhia (Flynn) Garvey. Mrs. Ahern was a graduate of St. Patrick's High School and Natick High School, Class of 1942. She was an active member of St. Patrick's parish, volunteered in many activities for the parish school and was a member of the Ladies Sodality. She leaves two daughters, Kathleen F. Anderson and her husband, Carl, of Marlborough and Coleen F. Evers and her husband, Gary of Medway; three sons, David M. Ahern of Natick, Kevin C. Ahern and his wife, Joan of Natick; and Brian G. Ahern of Boston; one sister, Alice D. Gallagher of Concord; six grandchildren, Bryan and Michael Anderson of Marlborough, Caitleen and Kyle Evers of Medway, Andrew and Sean Ahern of Natick. he was the sister of the late Mary T. Garvey and Eleanor R. Garvey. A funeral mass will be held Friday, March 15, at 10 a.m., at St. Patrick's Church. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Thursday, March 14, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street, Natick Common. Expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to St. Patrick's Parish, 44 East Central St., Natick MA 01760.
MetroWest Daily News 13 March 2002
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Nathalie H. (Houdlette) Ahern
Nathalie H. Ahern, 80, of Dresden, died Sunday, March 10 at her residence. Born September 13, 1921 in Patten, she was the daughter of John and Bertha Getchell Houdlette of Dresden. In 1944 she graduated from Meriden Connecticut High School. She later attended the New Britain Teachers College graduating in 1944. She taught in Norfolk, Virginia, Southington, Conn., and Meriden, Conn., before moving to Maine in 1971. In 1944 she married Laurence J. Ahern Jr. Mrs. Ahern was a member of the Dresden Historical Society, and Needle Club.

Survivors include one son, Peter L. Ahern of New Jersey; one grandson, Bryan Cinicata of California; two great-grandsons, Brandon and Jordon of California; three sisters, Betty Falton of Andover, Mass. and Pittsburg, N.H., Anne Disbrow and husband Curtis of Conn., and Jean Turco and husband Lewis of New York and Dresden; four nephews; one niece; and one grandniece. A funeral service was held Wednesday, March 13 at Kincer Funeral Home in Richmond, with Fr. Bruce Alexander officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Pine Grove Cemetery in Dresden. For those unable to attend, condolences may be expressed by kincer funeralhome.com.

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter—E. E. Cummings

The Boothbay Register 14 March 2002
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Robert "Bob" Aherne
Aherne (North Esk, Glanmire) On March 14, 2002, peacefully at the Cork University Hospital, ROBERT (BOB), dearly loved husband of Angela (nee Desmond), loving father of Irene, Tony, Mary, Marilyn, Geraldine, Martin, Declan, and Kevin. Sadly missed by his loving wife, family, sister, sons-in- law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, sisters- in-law, relatives and friends. Lying in repose at Barry Bros Funeral Home, Hazelwood, Glanmire. Removal on this (Friday) evening at 7pm to St. Joseph's Church, Little Island. Requiem Mass at 12 noon on tomorrow (Saturday). Funeral afterwards to St. Joseph's Cemetery, Little Island. May he rest in peace.
Cork Evening Echo 15 March 2002
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Kathleen (Ahern) Straub
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2002, in St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Portland for Kathleen A. Straub, who died March 14 at age 86. Kathleen Ahern was born July 14, 1915, near Opheim, Mont. She moved to Portland and graduated from Clinton Kelly High School of Commerce. She was a secretary and bookkeeper for 25 years. In 1944, she married Louis A.; he died Feb. 24. Survivors include her sons, Richard L. and James E.; brother, Orvin "Buz" Ahern; sister, Marjorie Benson; and two grandchildren. Arrangements by Mt. Scott.
The Oregonian 18 March 2002
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Alvin W. O'Hearn
O'HEARN, Alvin — At the Cornwall General Hospital on Sunday, March 17, 2002. Alvin W. O'Hearn 202 Mercier Avenue; age 77 years. Beloved husband of the late Elaine McCarthy. Dear father of Daniel (Danny) O'Hearn (Susan Richardson) of Lancaster, Frances Sousa of Cornwall, Christopher O'Hearn (Debra) of Cambelton, New Brunswick. Loving grandfather of Cassandra, Debra, Tracy, Emily, Amy and Jason and great-grandfather of Kevin, Thomas, Amber, Evan, Erin and Brooke. Dear son of the late George and Georgina O'Hearn. Dear brother of William (Bill) O'Hearn of Chapleau, Ontario. Predeceased by three brothers, Edward, Morris and Vincent O'Hearn and by two sisters, Mrs. Mary Boone and Mrs. Kathleen McBain. Resting at the Lahaie & Sullivan Funeral Homes, West Branch from 2 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Wednesday, March 20, 2002, for Mass of Christian Burial in Blessed Sacrament Church at 2 p.m. Spring interment, St. Mary's Parish Cemetery, Williamstown. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Lung Association, Eastern Counties would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolences may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.com
The Standard Freeholder 18 March 2002
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Doris L. (Novotny) Ahern
Edgewater — Doris L. Ahern, 81, of Umbrella Tree Drive, a former packing inspector for Elizabeth Arden Cosmetics, Long Island City, N.Y., died Thursday at Bert Fish Medical Center, New Smyrna Beach. Mrs. Ahern was born in New York City and moved to Edgewater in 1989 from Queens, N.Y. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Elks Ladies of Lodge 1557, both in New Smyrna Beach , and the Florida Shores Property Owners Association.

Survivors include a son, Keith, Edgewater; three brothers, William Novotny, Roanoke, Va., Fenton Novotny, Parsippany N.J., and Phillip Novotny, Hilton Head Island S.C.,; a sister, Bernadette Germain, Deltona; and two grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Family Center, P.O. Box 729, New Smyrna Beach, FL., 32170. Dudley, Edgewater, is in charge.

Daytona Beach News-Journal 23 March 2002
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John Aherne
AHERNE (Blackrock): On March 23, 2002, peacefully, in the tender and loving care of the staff at "Riverview, COPE Foundation, Montenotte, JOHN, beloved son of the late Jack and Chrissie Aherne, Dunlocha Cottages, Blackrock. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, uncle, aunts, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, 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 7.30pm to St Michael's Church, Blackrock. Requiem Mass at 2pm tomorrow (Tuesday). Funeral afterwards to St Michael's Cemetery, Blackrock. May he rest in peace.
The Irish Examiner 25 March 2002
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Mary P. (O'Hearn) Casey
CASEY, Mary P. (O'Hearn)—March 21, 2002, of Hingham, formerly of Dorchester. Beloved wife of the late William S. Casey. Mother of William S. Casey and his wife Eleanore M. of Medford, Patricia M. McCaffrey and her husband James H. of Medford and Frances P. Casey of Weymouth. Sister of the late John P., Edward W., Thomas P. O'Hearn, Margaret A. Morrissey and Catherine "Pappy" Fitzgerald. Grandmother of Mary Louise Seidner and her husband Marc, William S., Joseph W. and his wife Susan and James W. Casey. Mary is also survived by 3 great-grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Resurrection, Main St., Rte 228, Hingham on Tuesday morning at 10. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., Milton on Monday 4-8 p.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's name may be sent to the charity of your choice. For directions: www.dolanfuneral.com.
The Boston Globe 25 March 2002
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Maryann M. (O'Hearn) Bussaeus
Maryann M. Bussaeus, 75, of Cape Coral died March 25, 2002, after a long illness with cancer. In life she was the spirited and positive guide for her family for many years. Although disease took her physical strength, Mary never lost the natural humor and practical optimism that defined her personality. Mrs. Bussaeus was born Maryann O'Hearn on September 6, 1926 in New York City, where she was educated and worked until she married Harro F. Bussaeus in 1946. After their marriage they made their home on City Island, NY until they moved to Cape Coral following Harro's retirement in 1984. Mrs. Bussaeus is survived by her husband, three children, Karin Robbins of Weybridge, Vermont, Ingrid Rosas of Highland Mills, New York, Alan Bussaeus of Cape Coral, and six grandchildren. In memory of Mary Bussaeus the family suggests donations to Hospice House North in Cape Coral.
Ft. Myers News Press 27 March 2002
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Janet (Willman) Ahern
Passed away Friday, march 19, 2002, at her home in Broadview, Illinois. Mrs. Ahern taught school for many years in Broadview, Illinois. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Mrs. Ahern was born the daughter of the late Edward J. and Vena Willman. Mr. Willman was a former superintendent of the Owosso School System. She graduated from Owosso High School in 1932, and Eastern Michigan University in 1936. Mrs. Ahern was the widow of the late Thomas Ahern. Survivors include; her two sons, Edward of Fairfield, Connecticut and Thomas of Sparta, Wisconsin; one daughter, Mary (Ahern) Kwasney of Redondo Beach, California; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; younger sisters, Dorothy (Willman) Lausten of Alanson, Michigan and Mary Jean (Willman) Roush of Downers Grove, Illinois. She was predeceased by: her two older sisters, Margaret (Willman) White of Honolulu, and Elizabeth (Willman) Witt, also of Honolulu.
Owosso Argus Press 2 April 2002
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Betty Jane (O'Hearn) Murray
Betty Jane (O'Hearn) Murray passed away quietly on April 1, 2002 after an extended illness. Survivors include her devoted and loving husband, Jack; children, Kathleen (Kathy) Murray, John (Johnny) Murray; granddaughter, Shanna Murray and all of the Atlanta area; sister, Mary (O'Hearn) Hutzenbuhler of LaCrosse, WI, and several nieces and nephews. No memorial or funeral services are planned at the request of the deceased. Those wishing to remember Betty are requested to make donations to Hospice of North East Georgia Medical Center or to the Atlanta Humane Society. Cremation Society of the South in charge of arrangements.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2 April 2002
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Ruth E. Ahearn
Ruth E. Ahearn, 85, Port St. Lucie — Mrs. Ahearn, a Port St. Lucie resident for nine months, died Monday. She was born in Massachusetts. Survivors include her husband, Joseph; a daughter, Patricia Pacitti of Port St. Lucie; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Wallace & White Funeral Home, Stuart.
Palm Beach Post 3 April 2002
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Eileen Agnes (O'Hearn) Wilcoxen
A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2002, in St. Francis Catholic Church in Sherwood for Eileen Agnes Wilcoxen, who died April 2 at age 81. Recitation of the rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, also in the church. Eileen Agnes O'Hearn was born Oct. 7, 1920, in Granum, Alberta, and immigrated to Walla Walla as a child. She moved to Portland in 1946, and in 1957 to Tigard, where she was a bookkeeper for the school district. In 1945, she married Alfred B; he died in 1979. Survivors include her son, Michael; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Remembrances to St. Vincent Hospice. Arrangements by Autumn.
The Oregonian 5 April 2002
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Mary Ahearn Beebe
Mary Ahearn Beebe, 91, a government secretary for 49 years before retiring in 1985 from the U.S. Information Agency in Washington, died April 3 at the Woodbine Nursing Home in Alexandria after a stroke. She lived in Washington. Miss Beebe, a Wisconsin native, came to Washington and began her government career with the State Department in 1935. Over the years, she served with the USIA in South Korea, Japan and the Philippines in addition to Washington. She leaves no immediate survivors.
Washington Post 8 April 2002
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Bernadette (Ahern) Demartini
A private service has been held for Bernadette Ahern Demartini of Medford, who died Thursday (March 28, 2002) at Providence Medford Medical Center. She was 65. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 698, Medford, OR 97501 or to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 499 S. Ivy St., Medford, OR 97501. Mrs. Demartini was born Jan. 28, 1937, in San Francisco, a daughter of Frank and Gertrude Ahern. On Feb. 14, 1975, in Reno, Nev., she married Hugo Demartini, who survives.

Mrs. Demartini was a graduate of Lone Mountain University in San Francisco. She owned and operated a business called the Feather Thieves for many years in the San Francisco area. She was also a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Realty in Mill Valley, Calif., for more than a decade. She was a member of the City Club and the San Francisco Mermaids. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Medford. Mrs. Demartini enjoyed her family, tennis and swimming. Survivors, in addition to her husband, include two daughters, Shannon Davis, Medford, and Steffanie Shoemaker, Hilo, Hawaii; two sons, Blaise Shoemaker, Medford, and Ross Shoemaker, San Francisco; a brother, Frank Ahern, San Francisco; and nine grandchildren. Arrangements: Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.

Mail Tribune 8 April 2002
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John Michael Ahearn
The death of [John] Michael Ahearn, 78, of Aberdeen Drive, Riverview, occurred at The Moncton Hospital on Wednesday, April 10, 2002, after a lengthy illness. Born in Moncton on May 2, 1923, he was the son of the late Emanuel and Melida (Landry) Ahearn. John served with the Royal Canadian Navy in the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans during WWII. A professional Photographer, he was the proprietor of the Main Brace Club, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch NO. 6, as well as the Air Force Veterans Club.

John is survived by his former wife, Bernice; a daughter, Cindy Carruthers (Stephen) of Riverview ; a son, Michael of Dartmouth, NS; three grandchildren, Chris, Justin, and Tyler, all of Riverview as well as several nieces and nephews. By request there will be no visitation prior to the funeral service to be held on Monday, April 15 at 11:00 am, in the Chapel of Fairhaven Funeral Home, with Deacon Henry Pitre officiating. A reception for John's friend and family will follow in the Family Reception Room of the funeral home. Interment in Fairhaven Memorial Gardens, Field of Honor. Floral tributes or memorial donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated. Arrangements are entrusted to Fair Haven Funeral Home (852-3530) 1177 Salisbury Road, Moncton. www.fairhavenfh.com

Times Transcript 13 April 2002
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Mary (Ryan) Ahearne
AHEARNE, Mary (Ryan) — Of Plymouth, on April 12th at Jordan Hospital. She is survived by her husband Maurice Ahearne of Plymouth, her daughter Dianne Braley and her husband Theodore of Middleboro. She also leaves her brothers William M. Ryan of Florida and Francis L. Ryan of Sagamore Beach and her sister Rose T. Anderson of Plymouth, 2 grandsons and several nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, April 17th at St. Bonaventure's Church in Plymouth at 11 AM leaving the Richard Davis Funeral Home, 619 State Rd. (Rt. 3A), PLYMOUTH at 10 AM. Burial will be at Manomet Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 16th from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Fund for the Needy, St. Bonaventure's Church, P.O. Box 996, Manomet, MA 02345.
The Boston Globe 15 April 2002
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Amy Grace O'Hearn
DUNNELLON — Amy Grace O'Hearn, 71, a retired licensed practical nurse, died Sunday, April 14, 2002, in Ocala. Born in Toronto, Canada, she moved to Ocala from Pompano about 12 years ago. She was a member of the Dunnellon Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Gerald H. O'Hearn, Dunnellon; son, Gerald O'Hearn, Fort Lauderdale; daughters, Patricia Kickam, Ontario, Canada, Linda Clark, Gainesville, Debbie Kuhnly, Coconut Creek, Carolyn Prince, Fort Pierce, and Dr. Robin O'Hearn, Dothan, Ala.; sister, Rose Reidt, Port Colborne, Ontario; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Roberts Funeral Home, Dunnellon, provided information.
Ocala Star Banner 15 April 2002
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Michael J. Ahern
Visitation: Sunday, 3 to 9pm. April 21, 2002 at Hanekamp Funeral Home 385 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, Illinois. Funeral Service: Monday, 9:30am. April 22, 2002 at St.Peter's Church, 8816 Niles Center Rd,Skokie,Illinois. Interment: All Saints Cemetery, DesPlaines, Illinois. Beloved son of the late Robert M. and Mary nee Carney. Loving brother of Robert M. Jr. (Sharna), Mary Catherine (Anthony) Zielinski, Ann (John) Krueger and John C. Ahern. Dear uncle of Brian, Dana, Abby, Jaclyn, Allie and Jennifer.
— Maloney Funeral Home website, 18 April 2002
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Stephen E. Ahern Jr.
PLYMOUTH—Stephen E. Ahern Jr., 85, formerly of Prince Haven, died April 12, 2002 at Grafton County Nursing Home. He was born in Plymouth on March 13, 1917, the son of Stephen E. Sr. and Mary (Jacques) Ahern. Mr. Ahern graduated from Plymouth High School in 1937. He was a cook all his working life, and for many years was employed as a chef and food supervisor for the St. Francis Home in Laconia. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and served in the Pacific Theater on the Neshanic Tanker. During the Korean War, he served in the Naval Reserves.

Mr. Ahern's son, Robert Ahern, was killed in action during the Vietnam War. He was also predeceased by his wife, Hilda A. (Glannon) Ahern, in 1989. Survivors are one sister, Margaret E. Thompson of Campton; and three brothers, Henry D. Ahern and Omar [sic] C. Ahern, both of Plymouth, and John T. Ahern of Manchester. There are no calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in St. Matthew Catholic Church on Monday at 9 a.m. A private burial will be held in St. Lambert Cemetery in Laconia. Mayhew Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The Citizen 19 April 2002
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Fr. John "Sean" Aherne
AHERNE (Kimmage Manor and late of Lee Road, Cork): On April 18, 2002, at Tallaght Hospital, FR. JOHN (SEAN), CSSp, brother of the late Eva and Eithne. Deeply regretted by his loving sisters Mary and Sheila, brother Gerald, sister-in-law Mida, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, friends and his spiritan confreres. Rest in peace. Removal to Rockwell College Chapel today (Saturday) at 5pm after prayers in the Community House, Kimmage Manor, at 2pm. Funeral Mass tomorrow (Sunday) at 11.30am, followed by burial in the community cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 20 April 2002
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Mary G. (Ahern) Lagos
Of 46 Warren St., [Concord, NH] age 81, April 18 at her home. She was born in East Boston, a daughter of the late Hugh and Gertrude (Gould) Ahern and attended the Horace Mann School for the Deaf. Mrs. Lagos has lived in the Concord NH area since 1950 and was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church, Concord. She is survived by a son, George Lagos of Bow; three grandchildren; one brother, Paul Ahern of Carver; three sisters, Theresa Harrison of Pembroke, Helen Benotti of Needham, and Marion Brundige of West Roxbury; nieces and nephews. Mrs. Lagos was predeceased by her husband of 35 years, Peter Lagos, who died in 1981 and a brother Hugh Ahern who died in 1997. Calling hours will be held Sunday (4/21) from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Waters Funeral Home, 50 South Main St., CONCORD, NH. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday (4/22) at 10 am at St. John the Evangelist Church, 72 South Main St., Concord, NH. Burial will follow in Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, NH. The family suggests that donations in her memory may be made to the CRVNA, PO Box 1797, Concord, NH 03302-1797
The Boston Globe 21 April 2002
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MARY AHEARNE , 87, ACTIVE VOLUNTEER
PLYMOUTH—Mary (Ryan) Ahearne, 87, an active volunteer in Florida, died April 12 at Jordan Hospital. Mrs. Ahearne was born in Somerville and graduated from Arlington High School with the class of 1932. She attended Fisher College for two years. She made travel arrangements for the Lincoln Lab in Medford for 25 years. She enjoyed arts and crafts, and volunteered to help the homeless in Florida. She was a member of the Bonnie Seniors club. She leaves her husband, Maurice Ahearne of Plymouth; a daughter, Dianne Braley of Middleborough; two brothers, William M. Ryan of Florida, and Francis L. Ryan of Sagamore Beach; a sister Rose T. Anderson of Plymouth and two grandsons.
The Boston Globe 21 April 2002
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John H. Ahearn
AHEARN, John H.,68—Of Punta Gorda, FL died April 21, 2002. He was born March 10, 1934 in Boston, MA and moved to this area in 1994 from Chatham, MA. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, having served from 1951 to 1955, stationed in Japan and also in Texas. He retired from TWA after 32 years of service as a Cargo Manager at Boston's Logan Airport. He was a Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus and a 25 year member of the BPO Elks Lodge in Norwood, MA. John attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Punta Gorda, FL and enjoyed fishing, travel and was passionate about Boston sports teams. He is survived by his loving companion, Betty Dinneen of Punta Gorda, FL, daughters Maureen (Stephen) Williams of Fairfax, VA; Susan Ahearn of Harwich, MA and Denise (Scott) Nowlin of West Bridgewater, MA, 6 grandchildren, 2 sisters, Carol Swift of Melvin Village, NH and Kathleen Heirakuji of Kailua, HI. A Memorial Mass in celebration of John's life will be held Wednesday, April 24 at 10 AM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Inurnment will be held at a later date at the Bourne, MA Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ahearn Grandchildren Scholarship Fund, c/o Robert Ceritelli, American Express Financial Services, 812 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33953. Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements. [see also: Hubert J. Ahearn, Martha E. (Ahearn) Connolly]
The Boston Globe 23 April 2002
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Isabel R. (Newton) O'Hearn
PITTSFIELD—Isabel R. O'Hearn, 93, formerly of 38 Wahconah Heights, died yesterday at Hillcrest Commons. Born in Pittsfield on Dec. 15, 1908, daughter of Neil and Henriette Zwingelstein Newton, she spent her youth in Lenox and graduated from Lenox High School. She also graduated from the former Berkshire Business College in Pittsfield. She was employed by the Berkshire County Retirement Board as an administrative clerk. She retired in 1974 after 20 years of service. She had first been employed by the former Eaton, Crane & Pike Co. Mrs. O'Hearn was a communicant of St. Charles' Church. She leaves a daughter, Frances M. Ferdyn of Pittsfield; a son, Edward N. O'Hearn of Pittsfield; seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

FUNERAL NOTICE—Isabel R. O'Hearn, age 93, of Pittsfield, died April 22. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Patricia L. O'Hearn, and her son-in-law, Anthony J. Ferdyn. She was the "Proud Nan" of Anthony E., Michele F., Paul J. and Mark J. Ferdyn, U.S. Navy Chief Edward M. O'Hearn, Kevin M. O'Hearn and Christine M. Campbell, and the "Great-Nan" of Edward M. O'Hearn Jr., Sean G. O'Hearn, Jessica T. O'Hearn, Amelia D. Campbell and Amber S. Ferdyn. She was predeceased by another great-grandson, Matthew S. Campbell. Calling hours at DEVANNY-CONDRON FUNERAL HOME will be tomorrow from 4 to 7. The funeral will be Thursday at 9:15 from the funeral home, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 at St. Charles' Church celebrated by the Rev. Peter A. Gregory, pastor. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, memorial donations may be made to St. Charles' Church in care of the funeral home.

Berkshire Eagle 23 April 2002
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Eric Ahern
AHERN (Cooleen, Birdhill, Co Tipperary): On April 26, 2002 (following an accident), ERIC, beloved son of the late Michael and Lena. Sadly missed by his loving brothers Jim and Tony, sister Sr Mary, sisters-in-law, nephew Michael, nieces, grandniece, grandnephews, neighbours, relatives and friends. Rest in peace. Requiem Mass on today (Monday) at 11.30am in Birdhill Church. Funeral afterwards to the adjoining cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 29 April 2002
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Eddie Ahern
AHERN (Hillside, Lower Aghada): On April 29, 2002, peacefully, at Cork University Hospital, EDDIE, beloved brother of John and Peter. Fondly remembered by his loving brothers, sister-in-law Maureen, nephews Eamonn, James and Mark, niece Susan, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace. Removal on this (Tuesday) evening at 7.30pm from the Funeral Home of T. Wallis & Sons, Main Street, Midleton to St. Erasmus' Church, Aghada. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Wednesday) at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in local cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 30 April 2002
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Catherine Ann "Kay" (Ahern) Gourley
GOURLEY, Catherine Ann Ahern 'Kay', 81, passed away at home with her family by her side on Saturday, April 27, 2002. Born in Chicago, Illinois, and graduated from Chicago Teacher's College. After receiving training in 1943 as an Air Traffic Controller to help the war effort, she moved to Cincinatti, Ohio, where she met her husband, Fred. They were married for 56 happy and wonderful years. They moved to Jacksonvile, Florida, in 1955 and relocated to Sun City Center in 1988. She is the fourth daughter of the late Nora Murphy Ahern and Daniel Ahern, Chicago Fire Department (CFD). She was preceded in death by her four very dear sisters, Peg Ahern, Mary McDermott, 'Tabby' Pohl, and Betty Coleman. Survivors include her husband, Fred; daughters, Linda (Mike) Prescott, Donna (Bill) Moore, son Michael (Chrissy); many special nieces and nephews, three cherished grandsons, Brad, Joseph and Sean who always brought her much happiness and joy; and her only brother, Jack (Linda) Ahern, (CFD), who provided many an entertaining meal and good times.

Special thanks to Dr. George Dermarkar, his nurse Lori Kelly, Dr. Arthur Graves, his nurse Pat and LifePath Hospice for all their help in her courageous battle with lung cancer. In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to the charity of your choice. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2002, 11 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 702 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center, Florida. Friends and family members are invited to her home for refreshments immediately following the memorial service at 233 N. Brockfield in St. Andrews Estates, Sun City Center.

Tampa Tribune 1 May 2002
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Thomas M. "Mike" Ahearn
Thomas M. "Mike" Ahearn, 64, of Rockford, Ill., died Monday, May 6, 2002 at his home, within minutes of his wife, as the result of a house fire. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, with the Rev. Matthew Rudden officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Fitzgerald and Associates Funeral Home in Rockford, with a rosary recited at 7:30 p.m. There also will be a visitation from noon until services Saturday at the church's parish center.

Mr. Ahearn was born Jan. 7, 1938, in Franklin, Penn., to James and Kathryn Rose McCann Ahearn. He married Marjorie Habersack in Erie, Penn., on July 31, 1965. He graduated from Franklin High School and served several years in the Marines. He worked for many years at General Electric and graduated from Gannon University. He recently retired as an engineer for Sundstrand Corp. He was a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church.

Survivors include five daughters, Mary Ahearn Larson of Rockford, Kathleen Anderson of Columbia, Marjorie Ann Ahearn of Cobden, Ill., Amy Ahearn Juntilla of Lake Forest, Calif., and Jennifer Rogers of Hanover Park, Ill.; four sisters, Theresa Swatzler of Franklin, Penn., Dorothy Fuhrmann of Erie, Penn., Colleen Ahearn of Washington, D.C., and Lois Keefe of Erie, Penn; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, James; a sister, Betty Marstellar; and a grandson.

Memorials are suggested in lieu of flowers to the Huntington's Disease Society of America or the SIDS Alliance of Illinois.

Columbia Daily Tribune 9 May 2002
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Marjorie (Habersack) Ahearn
Marjorie Ahearn, 60, of Rockford, Ill., died Monday, May 6, 2002, at her home, within minutes of her husband, as the result of a house fire. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, with the Rev. Matthew Rudden officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Fitzgerald and Associates Funeral Home in Rockford, with a rosary recited at 7:30 p.m. There also will be a visitation from noon until services Saturday at the church's parish center.

Mrs. Ahearn was born July 21, 1941, in Erie, Penn., to William and Catherine McLaughlin Habersack. She married Thomas "Mike" Ahearn in Erie, Penn., on July 31, 1965. She graduated from Villa Maria Academy for Girls and Villa Maria College with a bachelor's degree in nursing. She worked as an administrator for Alpine Manor Nursing Home and taught nursing at St. Vincent's. She moved to Rockford in 1980 with her husband and worked as a nurse until her recent illness. She was a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church.

Survivors include five daughters, Mary Ahearn Larson of Rockford, Kathleen Anderson of Columbia, Marjorie Ann Ahearn of Cobden, Ill., Amy Ahearn Juntilla of Lake Forest, Calif, and Jennifer Rogers of Hanover Park, Ill.; a sister, Patricia Bayona of Erie; a brother, Thomas Habersack of Erie; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, William; infant twin brothers; and a grandson.

Memorials are suggested in lieu of flowers to the Huntington's Disease Society of America or the SIDS Alliance of Illinois.

Columbia Daily Tribune 9 May 2002
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Joan Theresa Ahern
AHERN, Joan Theresa—Born August 19, 1929 in Denver, CO, gave her soul to God on Wednesday, May 8, 2002, in Carmichael, CA. Beloved mother, dedicated wife, loving sister, and caring grandmother passed quietly with her children by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband, William, and granddaughter Anna Marie. She is survived by her children, who describe her as "the most wonderful, loving and giving mother in the world": Bill (Cheryl), Tom, Cindy (Steve), Cathy (Don), Carol (Mike), Patrick (Julie), Jeanne (Nelson) and her grandchildren, Lindsay, April, Jessica, Brad, Rachelle and Corinne and her sisters Marcella and Jean and her brother Jim (Eleanor) as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many loving friends. Rosary and Mass to be held on Monday, May 13, 2002 at 11:00 AM at Calvary Cemetery Chapel, 7101 Verner Avenue, Citrus Heights, CA. Private burial following Mass. In lieu of flowers, you may wish to make a donation to the American Lung Association.
Sacramento Bee 10 May 2002
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Robert Emmett Ahern
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2002, in Donelson, Sewell & Mathews Mortuary for Robert Emmett Ahern, who died May 7 at age 85. Mr. Ahern was born Feb. 25, 1917, in Portland. He moved to Seattle as a child and returned to Portland in the late 1930s. He was a civilian contractor during World War II and later a self-employed investment entrepreneur. Survivors include his sons, Michael R. and Christopher J.; daughter, Kimberly M. Ahern-Ervin; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Remembrances to Blanchet House.
The Oregonian 11 May 2002
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Anne Mary (Ahern) Worthley
Anne Mary Worthley passed away May 9, 2002 in Merced California. She was born October 18, 1900 in Charlestown, New Hampshire to Thomas and Mary Ahern. She was the third child of twelve children raised on the family farm Ahern Acres near the Connecticut River. Anne Ahern was in the first graduating class of the Charlestown High School in 1918. She then attended and graduated from Brattleboro VT. Business Institute in 1919, and won an appointment to the Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. Bureau of Plan Industry where she worked for four years. This was a very courageous thing to do for a young woman alone from a small town in New Hampshire. She then furthered her schooling at Bay Path Institute in Springfield, MA for teaching credentials. She taught business in Hackensack, NJ. and later at Meriden, Ct.

She returned to Charlestown in 1927 to marry her high school classmate, Mark Worthley, on August 27, 1927. In 1934 she was appointed Town Supervisor. She also served on the school board for many years, and was the prime mover in getting the new high school built in 1950. She was active in PTA, St. Catherine's Altar Society, and Women's Club. She was very talented in oil and acrylic painting and also water color. While in Merced she enjoyed her classes at the Senior Center. She made quilts for her family, sewed beautifully and the great grandchildren were always warmed by her knitted caps and mittens. She enjoyed traveling and camping around the country when her husband retired. She enjoyed all her family and friends, and especially babies.

Mrs. Worthley was preceded by her husband Mark in 1985, her ten brothers and sisters; Thomas P. (JR), Maurice, John, David, William, Danel K., Elizabeth, Cornelius, Robert P. and Kathleen Ahern Flaherty. She is survived by her sister Marjorie Linell; her sons David Worthley of Merced, and Thomas Worthley of Bangkok, Thailand; her daughters Sheila W Capron of Santa Cruz, Joan W. Ingram of Winterhaven, Florida, and Kathleen W. Holland of Old Lyme, Connecticut; 19 grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren. For the last 27 years she has spent the winter with her son David and his wife Norma and summers in Charlestown with her daughter Joan.

There will be a Rosary at 10:00am and a Mass at Sacred Heart at 10:30am Monday, May 13, 2002. Interment and funeral will be in Charlestown, New Hampshire. She will be missed by all who knew her and loved her. In lieu of flowers, please send remembrances to either Hinds Hospice, P.O. Box 763, Merced, CA 95341 or Sacred Heart Building Fund, 1220 M Street, Merced, CA 95340 or the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Evergreen Funeral Home of Merced.

Merced Sun-Star 11 May 2002
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Charles V. Ahern
SPRINGFIELD—A private graveside service for Charles V. Ahern, 89, who died May 8, 2002, was held Monday in Oakland Cemetery in Springfield with the Rev. William Nelson, pastor of the First Congregational Church, officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel.
Rutland Herald 13 May 2002
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Chrissie Aherne
AHERNE (Timoleague): on May 12, 2002, unexpectedly, at her residence, Burrane, CHRISSIE. Deeply regretted by her brother Dan, sister Margaret, sister-in-law Sheila, her nephew Barry, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in peace. Lying in repose at Foley's Funeral Home, Timoleague. Removal of remains on today (Tuesday) at 8pm to Timoleague Parish Church. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2pm. Burial immediately afterwards in the Abbey.
The Irish Examiner 14 May 2002
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Thomas F. O'Hearn
WORCESTER — Thomas F. O'Hearn, 78, of 4 St. Nicholas Ave., retired business executive and a World War II veteran, died Tuesday, May 14, in St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center after a short illness. He leaves his wife of 53 years, Grace V. (Tucker) O'Hearn; five sons, Brian P. O'Hearn of West Boylston, Thomas M. O'Hearn of Webster, Timothy M. O'Hearn of Mashpee, Philip M. O'Hearn of Cape Elizabeth, Maine and John J. O'Hearn of Worcester; seven daughters, Maureen A. Quarta of Worcester, Joan E. Falcigno of Wallingford, Conn., Kathleen Neilson of Stowe, Vt., Margaret O'Hearn-Curran of Gardner, Elizabeth A. O'Hearn of Worcester, Patricia O'Hearn Loftus of New York and Deirdre M. Weeks of Dennis; a brother, James P. O'Hearn of Worcester; a sister, Margaret A. Henrickson of Worcester; 27 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Philip M. and John J. O'Hearn; and two sisters, Marie Lane and Catherine R. Herlihy, predeceased him. He was born in Worcester, son of Patrick F. and Margaret C. (McGovern) O'Hearn. He graduated from North High School, and attended the College of the Holy Cross and the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II.

Mr. O'Hearn was president and general manager of D.A. Howe & Sons Co., a home improvement company, where he worked for 35 years, retiring in 1985. He was an accomplished amateur golfer and had won several golf tournaments, including the Worcester County Junior Championship. He collected and traded antiques.

The funeral will be held Saturday, May 18, from Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., with Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 23 Fales St. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Carroll Center for the Blind, 770 Centre St., Newton, MA 02458.

Worcester Telegram & Gazette 16 May 2002
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John J. "Jack" Ahern Jr.
AHERN, John J. Jr. "Jack"—69, of Yarmouthport, MA, on May 13, 2002, of pancreatic cancer. Formerly of Martha's Vineyard and Woburn. Beloved husband of Susan (Everett). He is survived by his daughter, Elinor Marie Ahern of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, two sons, Thomas Joseph Ahern of Boston and West Falmouth, and John J. Ahern III of Martha's Vineyard, a step-daughter, Heather Sandahl of Walpole, and a step-son, Robert MacIvor of Olmstead Township, Ohio. Devoted brother of David G. Ahern of South Dennis, and sister Anne Marie Hampton of Whitehall, New York, and South Dennis. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Relatives & friends are kindly invited to a visiting hour from 10-11am on Saturday, May 18 at the Doane, Beal & Ames Funeral Home, 729 Rte. 134, SOUTH DENNIS, followed by a Service of Remembrance at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to "Bumpy's Path", part of an outdoor educational classroom for schoolchildren created in Jack's memory, at Castleton State College, c/o Development Office, Castleton, VT 05735 or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Cape Cod, 270 Communication Way, Hyannis, MA 02601 to whom we are deeply grateful. It was Jack's wish that in his memory you go out of your way to do something nice for someone else today. Doane, Beal & Ames Funeral Home 508-385-7116 [see also: Viola (Rose) Ahern]
The Boston Globe 17 May 2002
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John J. "Jack" Ahern Jr.
John J. (Jack) Ahern Jr., 69, of Yarmouthport died on Monday, May 13, at his home of pancreatic cancer. He was the husband of Susan Everett Ahern of Yarmouthport. He was born and grew up in Woburn. He was graduated from St. John's Preparatory School. He attended Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and Boston College, where he completed his bachelor's degree in philosophy. He went on to Boston University and earned a master's degree in counseling. Mr. Ahern was the first guidance counselor on the Vineyard, serving as director of guidance for the then-new Martha's Vineyard Regional High School. He embraced the treasures offered by the Island, from enjoying its tranquil beauty to playing timpani with the Vineyard Sinfonietta. After leaving the Island, Mr. Ahern worked as a test consultant for Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. He then relocated to Cape Cod, where he owned several businesses and was, most recently, the genial proprietor of the gift shop at the Red Jacket Beach Motel. He was an avid yard-sale follower and, until his illness, was a guiding force for the Cape Cod Post-Polio support group.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Elinor Marie Ahern of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.; two sons, Thomas Joseph Ahern of Boston and West Falmouth and John Joseph Ahern 3rd of Martha's Vineyard; a stepdaughter, Heather Sandahl of Walpole; a stepson, Robert MacIvor of Olmsted Township, Ohio; a sister, Ann Marie Hampton of South Dennis and Whitehall, N.Y.; a brother, David G. Ahern of South Dennis; eight grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

A service of remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, at the Doane, Beal & Ames Funeral Home, 729 Route 134, South Dennis, preceded by a visiting hour from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Bumpy's Path, part of an outdoor education classroom for schoolchildren, c/o Castleton State College, Development Office, Castleton, VT 05735 or Hospice and Palliative Care of Cape Cod, 270 Communication Way, Hyannis, MA 02601 or a charity of one's choice. It was Jack's wish that in his memory, you go out of your way to do something nice for someone else today.

Vineyard Gazette 17 May 2002
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Leo Francis O'Hearn
O'HEARN, Leo Francis - 87, passed away May 17, 2002, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late William and Bridget (Glazebrook) O'Hearn. He served with the Princess Louise Fusiliers. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving in the military overseas in England. Surviving are his son, Patrick (Madeline); grandchildren and great- grandchildren; brother, Pat (Penny). He was predeceased by his wonderful wife, Effie; sons, William and Robert; brothers, Murray and Cliff; sister, Brenda. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, where funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 21. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Loved and missed by all. On-lines condolences may be made at: www.funeralscanada.com/homes/snow
The Chronicle-Herald 20 May 2002
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Henry Martin Ahearn
Henry M. Ahearn — Of Cohasset, May 26, 2002 at age 89 years. Loving husband of Mary (Herlihy) Ahearn. Devoted father of Patrick D. and his wife Susan. Cherished grandfather of Kathleen, Elizabeth, and Molly all of Barrington, NH. Brother of Frank and his wife Doris of Brighton. Brother in-law of Dorothy Ahearn of Acton, 6 nieces and nephews, and 2 great nieces. Henry is predeceased by his brothers John, Frederick and Marvin. Funeral from the McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 1 Summer St, (Across from St. Anthony's Church) COHASSET on Thursday May 30 at 9AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony's Church at 10 O'Clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm Interment Woodside Cemetery, Cohasset. Those who wish may remember Henry through memorial remembrances to Cardigan Fund-Appalachian Mountain Club, 5 Joy St, Boston, MA 02108. McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Homes Cohasset-Brighton-Norwell (781) 383-0200 [see also: Francis X. Ahearn]
The Boston Globe 28 May 2002
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Henry M. Ahearn
PORTSMOUTH — Henry M. Ahearn, 89, of 100 Forest Ave., Cohasset, Mass., died Sunday, May 26, 2002. The son of Henry M. and Mary Mulvey Ahearn, he worked construction for some of the major buildings in the city of Boston. He loved horses and spent the early part of his life as a groomsman up and down the east coast. Throughout most of his life, he enjoyed gardening, the mountains, and folk and contra dancing. He is survived by his wife, Mary Herlihy Ahearn of Cohasset; his son, Patrick; daughter-in-law, Susan; granddaughters, Kathleen, Elizabeth and Molly, all of Barrington; his brother, Frank and his wife, Doris of Brighton; sister-in-law, Dorothy of Acton; six nieces and nephews; and two great-nieces.

He was predeceased by his brothers, John, Frederick and Marvin. Calling hours are Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 1 Summer St., Cohasset. A funeral will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony's, Summer Street, Cohasset. Burial will be in Woodside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Cardigan Fund-Appalachian Mountain Club, 5 Joy St., Boston, MA 02108.

Foster's Daily Democrat 28 May 2002
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Olvido Marie O'Hern
O'HERN, Olvido Marie, age 79, May 27, 2002. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Vincent, in 1982. Olvido was born in Kankakee, Ill., grew up in Donora, PA, then moved to Lincoln Park, MI in 1953. Loving mother of Vincent P. (Linda) O'Hern, Jr., Patrick J. (Helen) O'Hern and Francis A. (Svitlana) O'Hern. Also dear grandmother of Patrick A. O'Hern, Francesca O'Hern, Julian O'Hern and Nicole Vencelov. Also great grandson Nicholas K. Vencelov. Visitation 5:30-9pm Wednesday with Wake Service at 7pm and 8:30-9:30am Thursday. Prayers 9:30am Thursday at J.L. Peters Funeral Home, Inc., 3880 Fort St., Lincoln Park, (313) 928-6500. Funeral Mass 10am Thursday at Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Lincoln Park. Interment Our Lady of Hope Cemetery in Brownstown Twp., MI.
Heritage Media 29 May 2002
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Nora (Quinlan) Ahern
AHERN (Cork): On June 7, 2002, unexpectedly, at the Cork University Hospital, NORA (nee Quinlan), Clifton, Grange and formerly of Glasheen Road, beloved wife of Gerald and loving mother of Colette, Therese and Raymond. Deeply mourned by her loving husband, son, daughters, brother, Michael, aunt Nell, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Rest in peace. Reposing at Sullivans Funeral Home, Turners Cross. Removal on this (Saturday) evening at 6pm to the Church of the Incarnation, Frankfield, Grange. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am. Funeral afterwards to St. Finbarr's Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 8 June 2002
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Gertrude (Ahern) Haley
Gertrude Haley, widow of the judge murdered in a famed shootout and attempted jailbreak at the Marin County Civic Center in 1970, has died. She was 98 and died Wednesday of old age, said her niece, Maureen Thomas. Mrs. Haley was the daughter of a pioneering Marin railroad engineer, James "The Bullet" Ahern. She lived in San Rafael for most of her life. She married a classmate from San Rafael High School, Harold J. Haley. He later served as San Rafael city attorney, prosecutor in the Marin County district attorney's office and finally a Marin Superior Court judge. The couple had three daughters.

On August 7, 1970, shortly before he was to retire, Judge Haley presided over a hearing that related to the case of the so-called Soledad Brothers—a group of prison inmates, including black revolutionary and author George Jackson, accused of killing a prison guard. Jackson's brother Jonathan, 17, entered the courtroom with a carbine, gave guns to three inmates who were present for the hearing, and took Judge Haley and other court personnel hostage, intending to swap them for his brother's freedom. The inmates began shooting when confronted by police in the parking lot, and in the firefight Judge Haley was killed, along with Jackson and two inmates. Five other people were wounded.

Her husband's death was the great tragedy of her life, but Mrs. Haley endured it with fortitude, said retired Marin District Attorney Bruce Bales, a lifelong friend. "She was a very strong person and very dignified, and she was very strong in hearing the news and very strong afterward," he said.

Mrs. Haley devoted her later years to travel, golf at her beloved Peacock Gap Golf Course, and to her 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two daughters, Joan Fennone of Novato and Patricia Davis of Grass Valley. Her other daughter, Carol Atkinson, died 10 years ago. A funeral Mass will be held Tuesday at St. Raphael Church in San Rafael at 11 a.m. [see also: Alice Laura (Ahern) Kirby]

San Francisco Chronicle 8 June 2002
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James D. "Buzzy" Ahern
AHERN, JAMES D. "BUZZY THE MAILMAN" — Age 83, of Shaler Twp, on Wednesday, June 5, 2002; beloved husband of the late Clara Ahern; father of James Jr. and his wife Linda Ahern and Cathleen Bubash; grandfather of Todd, Kelli and Tony Ahern and Brian and Eric Bubash; brother of Margaret Ahern Morgan and the late Viola Steward, William, John and James Ahern. Mr. Ahern was a WW II Army Veteran and a letter carrier for 30 years in Bloomfield and Shaler Twp. Friends will be received Saturday and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9pm at the WINTER FUNERAL HOME, 4730 Friendship Ave. Funeral Monday, 9am. Mass of Christian Burial, 10am, in Immaculate Conception Church.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 9 June 2002
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Ollie O'Hearn
O'HEARN, Ollie — Peacefully after a lengthy illness, on June 8, 2002, at 75 years of age. Beloved wife of Ted. Cherished mother of Pegi and husband Barry Shute, Michael and wife Jill O'Hearn, Patrick and wife Kim O'Hearn. Loving grandmother of Tracy, Sean, Rory, Timothy, Jacklyn, and Cameron. Ollie was a member of St. Gabriel Church. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family. Cremation services were held. Arrangements were entrusted to Families First Funeral Home and Chapel (969-5841), 2670 Dougall Avenue. You may send your online condolences at www.familiesfirst.net.
Windsor Star 10 June 2002
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Nellie (Delee) Ahern
AHERN (nee Delee) (Farrihy, Broadford, Co Limerick): On June 12, 2002, suddenly, at her residence, NELLIE, beloved wife of Denny and loving mother of Mary-Ann, Catherine, Liam, Denis and Eileen. Deeply regretted by her loving husband and family, sons-in-law, daughters- in-law, grandchildren, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends. RIP. Removal on this (Thursday) evening at 8pm from Sexton's Funeral Home to Broadford Church. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Friday) at 12.30pm. Funeral afterwards to Killough Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 13 June 2002
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Alison K. "Ali" Ahern
AHERN, Alison K. "Ali"—23 years old, in Belgium, by accident, June 9, 2002, of New York, formerly of Needham and Bridgton, ME. Beloved daughter of John F. "Jack" and Kathleen F. (Sullivan) Ahern. Loving sister of PFC John J. "JJ" Ahern of the 10th Mountain Div. U.S. Army, Fort Drum, NY and Heather A. and her husband David Huish of Farmington, ME. Granddaughter of Dorothy F. Ahern of Jamaica Plain and the late Edmund F. Ahern and the late Jeremiah and Bridie Sullivan. Dear aunt of Zoe Elizabeth and Gretchen Ann Huish of Farmington, ME. Also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral from the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Avenue, NEEDHAM, on Wednesday at 9AM. Followed by a Funeral Mass in Saint Joseph Church at 10AM. Visiting hours on Tuesday 3-8PM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment at Saint Mary Cemetery. Late graduate Needham High School Class of 1996 and Columbia University Class of 2000. 3 Sport Captain Needham High School and Captain of the Women's Soccer Team Columbia University. Late employee of the Hudson Hotel in Manhattan. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the: Alison K. Ahern Memorial Fund in c/o William F. Brooks, Esq., 210 Broadway, Suite 102, Lynnfield, MA 01940.
The Boston Globe 16 June 2002
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Mary E. (Ahearn) McHugh
McHugh, Mary E. (Ahearn)—Of West Roxbury, June 14. Beloved wife of the late Frederick B. McHugh. Devoted mother of Winifred J. McHugh of West Roxbury. Sister-in-law of James E. McHugh of Newton. Daughter of the late Thomas F. and Mary (Meoscar) Ahearn. Step daughter of the late Winifred Ahearn. Sister of the late Joan Campbell and Eugene Ahearn. Aunt of Robert Campbell, Joanne Scartissi and her husband Christopher all of Abington. Funeral from the P. E. Murray- George F. Doherty and Sons Funeral Home, 2000 Centre St. West Roxbury, Wed. at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Theresa's Chapel, West Roxbury at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment Holyhood Cemetery Brookline. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Mary's memory to the Deutsches Altenheim German Center, 2222 Centre St., West Roxbury 02132. Late employee of David S. Brown Property Mgmt. Co. Back Bay Boston.
The Boston Globe 17 June 2002
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Lawrence A. "Larry" O'Hearn
O'HEARN, LAWRENCE 'LARRY',on Sun., June 16, 2002, baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection; beloved husband of Mary O'Hearn (nee Hund); dear brother of the late Robert Pheasant and Lorraine Connel; dear uncle of Marian Sensabaugh, Earline Newton, Valerie Rosenthal and Roger Pheasant; our dearest brother-in-law, uncle and friend. A retired member of Teamsters Local #618. Masses or memorials to St. Anthony's Hospital Hospice or the Peregrine Society preferred.Funeral Wed., 11:30 a.m. from JOHN L. ZIEGENHEIN & SONS SOUTH COUNTY, 4830 Lemay Ferry Rd., to St. Andrew Church for 12 noon Mass. Interment National Cemetery. VISITATION TUES., 3-8:30 P.M.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 18 June 2002
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Alison Katherine Ahern
Alison Katherine Ahern of New York, formerly of Needham and Bridgton, Maine, died Sunday, June 9, 2002, from injuries sustained in a plane crash in Namur, Belgium. She was 23. Ms. Ahern graduated with the Class of 1996 at Needham High School, where she captained three varsity sports: soccer, basketball and softball in her senior year. She was a soccer player and student of the game who worked to improve her goalkeeping skills. In addition to her high school team, she played goalkeeper for a variety of other teams, including the Boston Bolts Soccer Club, Soccer United North Shore and Commonwealth of Massachusetts U17 State Team. She was also an avid skier and snow-boarder, winning several Nastar medals at Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton, Maine.

After graduation from Needham High School, Ms. Ahern entered Columbia College of Columbia University, Class of 2000. As a freshman, she was the starting goalkeeper for the Columbia varsity women’s soccer team. She captained the team in her senior year and currently holds most of the goalkeeping records for women’s soccer. She received many honors and recognitions throughout her formal soccer career including two All-Ivy League Honorable Mentions.

She loved children, and shared her love of soccer by working as an instructor and coach for teams and camps locally as well as in New York. Children and parents gravitated to Alison because of her ability to nurture a child’s budding skills with the right amount of encouragement and patience. Throughout high school and college, Ms. Ahern supported herself by working as a nanny for several families. She was in demand, and families would vie for her services. She was also a member of the Columbia University Bartending Service.

After graduating from Columbia, Ms. Ahern made New York her home. At the time of her death, she was employed by Ian Schrager Hotels at the Hudson Hotel in Manhattan as an income auditor. As a resident of New York City, she continued her interest in sports by participating in the New York City Sports Club women’s basketball league and an indoor soccer league. She also participated in several corporate challenge runs.

She leaves her parents, John F. "Jack " and Kathleen F. (Sullivan) Ahern; her brother, Pfc. John J. "JJ " Ahern of the 10th Mountain Division, U.S. Army, Fort Drum, N.Y.; and her sister, Heather A. and her husband, David Huish, of Farmington, Maine; her nieces, Zoe Elizabeth and Gretchen Ann Huish; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. A funeral was held Wednesday, June 19, from the Eaton Funeral Home, Needham, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Alison K. Ahern Memorial Fund, c/o William F. Brooks Esq., 210 Broadway, Suite 102, Lynnfield, MA 01940.

Needham Times 19 June 2002
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Patrick "Paddy" Aherne
AHERNE (Dromina): On June 18, 2002, unexpectedly, at the Medical Centre, Dromcollogher, PATRICK (PADDY), 7 Marian Terrace, beloved husband of Angela and dear father of Margaret, Patrick, Con, Mary Ellen and Caroline and loving son of Maisie and the late Tim. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, sons, daughters, mother, brothers, sisters, uncle, aunt, brothers- in-law, sisters-in-law, son-in- law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace. Reposing in Hawe's Funeral Home, Charleville. Removal on this (Thursday) evening at 8pm to SS. Peter and Paul's Church, Dromina. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Friday) at 2pm. Funeral after to Ballinakill Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 20 June 2002
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Alfred Victor Ahearn
HICKS SETTLEMENT,NB—Alfred Victor Ahearn of Hicks Settlement, age 91, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2002 at The Moncton Hospital. Born February 22 ,1911 in Boston, Mass, USA; he was a son of the late William J. and Jane S. (Archibald) Ahearn. He was a member of the Havelock United Baptist Church and a retired carpenter. He is survived by sons, Mel Ahearn of Plymouth, Mass., Russell Ahearn of Philadelphia, Robert Ahearn of Lodlow Mass., Alfred Ahearn of Portland Maine; six grandchildren; five great grand children and several nieces and nephews. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Rosemarie Ahearn. Resting at Armstrong's Funeral Home, 33 Russell Street, Petitcodiac, with visiting hours on Saturday from 4 to 8pm. The funeral will be held from Armstrong's Funeral Home on Sunday, June 23, 2002 at 3pm, Rev. D. Hatt officiating . Burial will be held in the Greenhill Cemetery. www.armstrongsfh.com
Times Transcript 22 June 2002
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Anna M. (Clifford) Ahearn
AHEARN—On June 20, Anna M. (Clifford) Ahearn, of Lunenberg, formerly of Charlestown. Beloved wife of the late Vincent R. Ahearn. Devoted mother of Edwin R. and his wife Cheryl Ahearn, Eugene F. and his wife Catherine Ahearn, all of Shirley, Patrick J. and his wife Joyce Ahearn of Lunenberg. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday, June 25, at 9:10 a.m. from John H. Sawyer Funeral Home, 329 Bunker Hill St., Charlestown, with 10 a.m. Mass in St. Catherine's Church, Charlestown. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday, 4-8 p.m. Parking area opposite funeral home. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise 23 June 2002
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Anna M. (Clifford) Ahearn
AHEARN, Anna M. (Clifford)—Of Lunenburg formerly of Charlestown, June 23. Beloved wife of the late Vincent R. Ahearn. Devoted mother of Edwin R. and his wife Cheryl Ahearn, Eugene F and his wife Catherine Ahearn all of Shirley. Patrick J and his wife Joyce Ahearn of Lunenburg. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 7 greatgrandchildren. Funeral from the John H. Sawyer Funeral Home, 329 Bunker Hill St., CHARLEST0WN, Tuesday June 25 at 9:10AM. Funeral Mass in St. Catherine's Church, Charlestown at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday 4-8PM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Parking area opposite Funeral Home.
The Boston Globe 24 June 2002
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Irene A. (Bean) Lawson-Ahern
Of Rockland, June 24, 2002. Wife of the late Irving Lawson and the late Charles Ahern. Mother of Joan I. Ruane of Quincy, John C. Ahern of Billerica, Robert J. Ahern and Carol M. Everard both of Whitman and the late Francis J. Ahern. Sister of Mary O. Gillis of Taunton and the late Rita McKay, John R., Eugene & Harold Bean. Irene is also survived by 24 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren & a great great granddaughter. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., WOLLASTON, Thursday at 9 AM. Funeral Mass in Saint Ann's Church, Wollaston at 10 AM. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 PM. Burial in New Calvary Cemetery, Boston. Donations in memory of Irene may be made to Boston Catholic T.V., 55 Chapel St., P.O. Box 9109, Newtonville, MA 02158, or to St. Jude's Children's Research Fund, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929. For directions www.keohane.com.
The Boston Globe 26 June 2002
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Mary (Ahern) Lanigan
Of Billerica, formerly of Arlington, June 26, 2002. Beloved Wife of the late Thomas. Loving Mother of Susan Jones and her Husband Robert of Billerica. Grandmother of Robbie & Jennifer Jones. Sister of Robert Ahern of Mashpee, Francis Ahern of Cape Cod, John Ahern of CA. and the late Louise Caisse, Christine McManus, Elizabeth, Beatrice, and Ralph Ahern. Funeral From the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St. Rte. 60 (Adjacent to St. Agnes' Church) Saturday at 9 am. A Funeral Mass will be at St. Agnes' Church at 10 am. Relatives & Friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 pm. Keefe Funeral Homes Arlington/Cambridge
The Boston Globe 27 June 2002
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Mary M. (Ahern) Lanigan
Mary M. (Ahern) Lanigan of Arlington, a retired payroll clerk, died Wednesday at Lifecare Center of Merrimack Valley in Billerica. She was 73. Born in Arlington, she was a lifelong resident and attended local schools. She also attended St. John's School in Cambridge. Mrs. Lanigan worked as a payroll clerk at Fernald School in Waltham. Wife of the late Thomas, she is survived by her daughter, Susan Jones of Billerica; three brothers, Robert Ahern of Mashpee, Francis Ahern of Cape Cod and John Ahern of California; and two grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes' Church, Arlington. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. Arrangements by Keefe Funeral Home, Cambridge.
The Boston Globe 29 June 2002
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Kathleen (Ahearn) McManus
McManus, Kathleen (Ahearn), 37, of Medfield, died Saturday, June 29, 2002, after a yearlong battle with cancer, at the Tippett House in Needham. Born November 29, 1964 in Waterbury, CT she was the daughter of Edward "Ned" Ahearn and Mary (Scully) Ahearn both of Madison, CT. She attended Vestal High School, Vestal, NY, where she was a cheerleader, performed in an Irish dance troupe, and played flute in the band before graduating in 1982. She continued her education at Stonehill College in Easton, MA and graduated in 1986. It was there she met her husband, who she married in 1990.

Mrs. McManus had been employed for the past 10 years as a tax manager for Staples, previous to which, she was employed as an auditor by the State of Connecticut. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband of 12 years, Brian K. McManus of Medfield, two children Kelly McManus and Brendan McManus also at home, a sister Moira Cohen and her husband Neil of Strongsville, OH, a brother Kevin Ahearn and his wife Mary Beth of Briarcliff Manor, NY, and many nephews, nieces and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Concelebrated on Wednesday, July 3rd at 11AM at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 133 Spring Street, Medfield. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Needham. Visiting hours at the Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Miller Street, Medfield will be on Tuesday, July 2nd from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8PM. If desired, contributions in Kati’s memory may be made to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, New England Chapter, 280 Hillside Ave., Needham, MA 02494.

Roberts Mitchel Funeral Service 29 June 2002
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I. LAWSON-AHERN,
CAMERA INSPECTOR
ROCKLAND—Irene A. (Bean) Lawson-Ahern, 93, of Rockland, a retired inspector for Keystone Camera in Dorchester, died Monday at the Colonial Nursing Home of Weymouth. She was born in Boston and raised in Dorchester and lived in Rockland for 42 years. She was an inspector for Keystone Camera for 20 years, retiring in 1968. She was a cook for St. Bridget's Parish in Abington and Holy Ghost Church in Whitman. She leaves two daughters, Joan I. Ruane of Quincy and Carol M. Everard of Whitman; two sons, John C. of Billerica and Robert J. of Whitman; a sister, Mary O. Gillis of Taunton; 24 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.
The Boston Globe 30 June 2002
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Robert Louis Millea Ahern
AHERN, Robert L. — Of Westwood, formerly of Natick, June 29. Beloved husband of Nell (Giles). Dear brother of Mary Kathleen Ahern of Framingham, and the late Philip, William and Alice Ahern, and Louise Benson. Devoted brother in law of Virginia Ahern of Lenox, MA, and Amy Ahern of South Yarmouth. Also survived by his lifelong friend Paul Perry of Princeton, NJ, and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass in St. Paul's Church, 500 Washington St., Wellesley, Wed. at 10 a.m. Visiting hours omitted. Interment Glenwood Cemetery, South Natick. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his name to a charity of one's choice. Late Veteran WWII U.S. Army. Late retired Vice President of the Boston Globe Affiliated Publications. Arrangements by John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, NATICK.
The Boston Globe 1 July 2002
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Patricia (A'Hearn) Dwyer
Patricia Dwyer, 63, of 1200 E. Partridge Street, Metamora, IL, formerly of Peoria, IL, died at 9 :45 AM Saturday, 6/29/2002 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. Born 10/6/1938 in Pekin IL to Vincent and Marguerite Harris A'Hearn, she married John R Dwyer on 9/3/1960 in Peoria, IL. He survives. Also surviving are 2 sons, Dennis of Peoria, IL and Mark (Jennifer) of Bloomington, IL ; 1 daughter - Marguerite (John) Reilly of Plainfield, IL; 5 grandchildren; 2 sisters - Mariella (William) Patterson of Tucson AZ and Eileen "Isla" (Thomas) Wuertz of Austin TX. She worked as a legal secretary at the Rudy Westphal Law Firm from 1960-80; Quinn, Johnson, Henderson and Pretorious Law firm for the past 12 years. She was a member of the Sweet Adelines; the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Funeral Mass was held on Saturday with the Franciscan Fathers officiating. Burial was in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Kickappoo, IL. Arrangements were by Wright and Salmon Mortuary. Memorials to the American Cancer Society.
Journal Star 2 July 2002
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Thomas "Tom" O'Hearn
Thomas "Tom" O'Hearn, 76, of Bagley, formerly of Cuba City, died at 1:15 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2002 at the Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 6 at St. Rose Catholic Church in Cuba City with Father David Flanagan officiating. Burial will be at St. Rose Cemetery, Cuba City, with military rites. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. on Friday July 5, at Haudenshield Funeral Home in Cuba City. A parish wake service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday.

O'Hearn was born June 22 1926 in Dubuque, the son of William F. and Elizabeth (Hahn) O'Hearn. He was a graduate of Loras High School in Dubuque, and was on insurance agent for American Family Insurance Co. for 20 years at his office in Cuba City. He retired in December 1986. He was a World War II veteran serving in the United States Navy. He married Helen C. Johns on Feb. 9, 1952 in Dubuque. For the past 12 years he lived in Bagley. He was a member of the Cuba City Fire Department and a member of the Cuba City V.F.W. Post 8318. He is survived by two daughters, Mary (Bill) Bowers, Cottage Grove, and Sue (Jim) White, Cuba City, a son, Tim (Patti) O'Hearn, McFarland, eight grandchildren, one brother, Bill O'Hearn, Dubuque, a sister-in-law, Jeanne O'Hearn, a special friend, Dorothy Murray and her family, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen C. O'Hearn on June 8 1986, his parents, a brother, Bob and a sister-in-law, Lois.

Platteville Journal 2 July 2002
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Rita C. (Ahearn) Clevenger
Amherst—Rita C. (Ahearn) Clevenger, 82, of North Whitney Street died July 3 in her home. Born May 24, 1920, in Northampton, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Katherine (Joy) Ahearn. Her husband, Daniel Clevenger, died in 1985. She graduated from Amherst High School. She worked at the Hampshire College Dining Commons for many years. She was a communicant of St. Brigid Church in Amherst. Her passion was vacationing in Maine on Sebago Lake. She leaves three sons, David W. Clevenger of Amherst, Paul R. Clevenger of Amherst, and James L. Clevenger of Belchertown; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Alfred and Raymond Ahearn, and a sister, Dorothy Ahearn, died earlier. Memorial gifts may be made to the VNA/Hospice Alliance, 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, 01060. The funeral will be Monday at 9:15 a.m. from the Douglass Funeral Service in Amherst with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Brigid Church. Burial will be in St. Brigid Cemetery in Hadley. Calling hours are Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 and 7 p.m. to 9.
Daily Hampshire Gazette 5 July 2002
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Robert L. Ahern, 92; was Globe employee
Robert L. Ahern, a Globe employee for 37 years, died June 29 of congestive heart failure at his home in Westwood. He was 92. Born and raised in Newton, Mr. Ahern graduated from Bowdoin College in 1933. Before starting with the Globe, he worked for the Gallup Poll in Princeton, N.J. In 1939, Mr. Ahern went to work for the Boston Globe as a media research consultant. With the exception of three years during World War II, when Mr. Ahern served with the 601st AAA gun battalion, his duties with the Globe continued for the next 37 years until his retirement.

His nephew, Richard Ahern, of Williston, Vt., said his uncle ''just loved being a newspaper man and was interested in responsible journalism. He always began his days reading the Globe and ended them with the nightly news.'' While at the Globe, Mr. Ahern's duties involved researching public opinion, developing publications, and planning special events. His other positions at the Globe included promotional and research manager and director of planning. Mr. Ahern was responsible for all promotional activities in connection with the opening of the Globe's new building in May 1958. He was president of the National Newspaper Association from 1962-63 and was a member of the American Marketing Association for more than 60 years. A section of Mr. Ahern's resume reads: ''My major interest all the years I spent at the Globe was to fill the need for research that would keep management, editorial, advertising, and circulation informed about the kind and quality of our newspaper readers.''

Mr. Ahern leaves his wife of 55 years, Nell (Giles); a sister, Mary, of Framingham; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass was said Wednesday in St. Paul's Church in Wellesley. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery in South Natick.

The Boston Globe 6 July 2002
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James J. Ahearn
LOWELL James J. Ahearn, a longtime Lowell resident who had worked in the area as a driver, died Saturday afternoon, July 6, at his home. He was 61. He was born in Lowell on Oct 6, 1940, a son of the late Herbert L. and Rita F. (Boyle) Ahearn, and graduated from Lowell High School. Mr. Ahearn also received a degree from Northeastern University, and had been awarded a football scholarship at the Boston school. Mr. Ahearn had been employed as a driver by the D.J. Reardon Co., and held membership in the Teamsters Local 49. More recently, he was a security guard for the Reliable Security Co. of Salem, N.H.

He is survived by 12 brothers and sisters, Joan Simpson of Deerfield, N.H., Marylou Prescott, Barbara Gagnon and John "Timmy" Ahearn, all of Chelmsford, Regina Oteri, Daniel Ahearn, both of Lowell, Gail Thompson of Stewartsville, Mo., Patricia Carl of Plattsburg, Mo., Edward W. Ahearn of Somerset, Marie Lessard of Kingston, N.H., Rita DeVincentis of Pepperell, Bernard Ahearn of Farmington, N.H.; also many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Frederick G. and Herbert L. Ahearn.

The Lowell Sun 8 July 2002
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Rosemary L. O'Hearn
O'HEARN, Rosemary L. — Died suddenly, but peacefully July 12, 2002 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Seattle, Washington. She graduated from Seattle University and did graduate work at St. Louis University. She received her Masters in Family and Child Counseling at University of San Francisco. She was employed by Catholic Social Services and the City and County of San Francisco working as a social worker in Child Welfare Services for nearly 60 years. After retirement she continued in social services as a volunteer at St. Mary's Hospital in San Francisco. Rosemary loved spending time with her husband of 57 years and her family. She devoted her life to serving others and was loved by many. Her unwavering strength and courage were gifts she gave freely to all; her loyal and generous heart an inspiration to all who knew her. The light of her spirit will remain forever in all our hearts.

Survived by her loving husband, Emmet, sister, Elizabeth Fritz, devoted sons and their wives, Robert and Barbara, Timothy and Mirleen, Gerald and Ellen, and devoted daughter, Elizabeth and her husband Brad and their children, Noah, Eli, Jaime and Colin and great grandchildren, Amy and Solomon, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Friends are invited to Visit from 4:00 to 7:00 pm and to the Rosary at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, July 16 at McAvoy O'Hara Evergreen Mortuary, 4545 Geary Blvd. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 17, at Star of the Sea Church, 4420 Geary Blvd. Donations can be made in her name to Hannah Boys Center, Sonoma, CA or to a favorite charity.

San Francisco Chronicle 16 July 2002
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June M. (Ahearn) Gaeta
Of Lynn, July 16. Mother of Charles J. Gaeta, Executive Director, Lynn Housing Authority & Neighborhood Development, and his wife Elizabeth; grandmother of Charles and Christopher, all of Lynn; niece of Elaine Garth of Beverly; aunt of many nieces and nephews including Colleen Ahearn of Peabody, Christopher Russell of Lynn, Maureen Sousa of Tewksbury, and Kate Fenton of PA. Sister of the late Henry L. and Kathleen D. Ahearn, and Barbara C. Russell. Funeral Friday at 8 AM from Solimine Landergan & Rhodes Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Rte. 129) LYNN followed by a Funeral Mass at 9 AM in St. Mary's Church. Burial in St Mary's Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Thursday 2-4 & 7-9. Those who prefer may make donations to Rosary Radio Program, c/o Fr. Robert Reed, Radio Apostolate, 518 Washington St., Whitman MA 02382 or All Care VNA, 16 City Hall Sq., Lynn 01901. Directions and guestbook at: www.legacy.com.
The Boston Globe 17 July 2002
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Mary Anne (McGrath) Ahearn
AHEARN, MARY ANNE—Mary Anne Ahearn (nee: McGrath) on July 16, 2002 of Bergenfield, NJ. Beloved wife of Thomas F. Ahearn. Loving mother of Eileen Nogrady and her husband Michael of Littleton, CO, Kathleen Ahearn-O'Brien of W. Orange, Jennifer Murray and her husband Michael of Bergenfield, and Laurie Ahearn also of Bergenfield, Michael of Arlington, TX, Thomas Ahearn and his wife Maryanne, Terence Ahearn of Bergenfield and the late Judy Marie Ahearn. Dear daughter of the late Mary and Charles McGrath. Dear sister of Kathleen Beirne and her husband Stephen of Portland, ME, Robert McGrath and his wife Ellen of New Rochelle, NY, James McGrath of Bergenfield and the late Charles, Thomas and Joseph McGrath. Loving grandmother of Alyssa, Matthew and Patrick Ahearn, Sean and Katie Nogrady, Sara O'Brien and Conor Murray. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

The funeral will leave Riewerts Memorial Home, Inc., 187 So. Washington Ave., Bergenfield, NJ on Saturday at 9:30AM for the Funeral Liturgy at St. John's R.C. Church, Bergenfield, NJ at 10AM. The family will receive friends Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

The Journal-News 19 July 2002
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Alice M. (Regan) Greene
Alice M. (Regan) Greene, 99, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at the Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley in Billerica. She was the wife of the late William G. Greene Sr. She was born in Stoneham on Feb. 22, 1903, the daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (O'Hearn) Regan. Mrs. Greene was a 1919 graduate of St. Patrick's High School. She was also a graduate of Northeastern University. Mrs. Greene was the retired founder of the Catholic Nook Nursery School of Stoneham. Mrs. Greene was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Our Ladies Sodality and St. Patrick's Mothers Club.

She is survived by a son, William G. Greene Jr. and his wife Julie (Horn) of Billerica; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a niece and nephew. A funeral Mass was celebrated July 12, in St. Patrick's Church in Stoneham. Interment was in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Stoneham. For those who wish, contributions in Mrs. Greene's memory may be made to St. Patrick's Church, Sanctuary Fund, 9 Pomeworth St., Stoneham, MA 02180.

The Stoneham Sun 24 July 2002
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Violet P. Ahern
AHERN,VIOLET P., July 22, 2002. Wife of the late Charles. Dear mother of Mrs. William (Sharon) Saley, Mrs. Wesley (Diane) Boyer, Miss Elaine M. Ahern, Terrance and Timothy Ahern. Also survived by eight grandchildren and four great-grandsons. Funeral Friday 10 a.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Avenue to Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. Visitation Wednesday 6-9 p.m. and Thursday 1-9 p.m. Rosary Thursday 7:30 p.m. Family suggests memorials to Capuchin Fathers or Hospice Visiting Nurses Association.
Detroit Free Press 24 July 2002
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Mae V. (Garvey) Ahearn
AHEARN, MAE V.—Mae V. Ahearn, 94, died Tuesday at the Northern Riverview Assisted Living Home in Haverstraw, NY, where she had resided since April, 2001. She had lived in Port Chester, NY for more than 70 years, and then Orangeburg, NY for 10 years. Born in Harrison, NY on January 9, 1908, she was the daughter of Phoebe and Hugh Garvey and attended Harrison public schools. Her husband, James Ahearn predeceased her in 1971, as did a daughter, Margaret Miraglia in 1998, and a son, James, Jr. in 1965. She is survived by three daughters, Joy Dukes of Tappan, NY, Dorothy Lantrip of Venice, FL and Patricia Lucas of Harrison, NY, son William Ahearn of Manhattan; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was also predeceased by her brother, Henry Garvey and sisters Ethel Doetsch and Grace Maier. Visitation will be on Friday, July 26, from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Craft Memorial Home, Inc..

Funeral Mass will be Saturday, July 27, 2002, 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Westchester Ave., Port Chester, NY. Interment will follow at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Greenwich, CT. CRAFT MEMORIAL HOME, INC. 40 Leicester St., Port Chester (914) 939-0131

The Journal-News 26 July 2002
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Joseph Aherne
AHERNE (Ballymacoda and London): On July 20, 2002, peacefully, at his residence in Enfield, JOSEPH, formerly from Ballycrenane, son of Christina and the late John. Deeply regretted by his wife Lynn, son, daughters, mother, brothers, nephews, nieces, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends. RIP. Interred in London. Mass for the repose of his soul at St. Peter in Chains Church, Ballymacoda on tomorrow (Sunday) at 12 noon.
The Irish Examiner 27 July 2002
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Elaine E. (Frost) Ahern
BOSCAWEN — Elaine E. Ahern, 66, died Sunday at Concord Hospital after a long illness. She was born in Hopkinton, the daughter of Andrew Moore and Myrtle (Hardy) Frost. She graduated from Penacook High School and was a long-time resident of Concord. She worked for several years in the division of accounts for the State of New Hampshire and for many years as a bookkeeper and finance manager for NEA-NH. She served as the employee union president prior to retiring. Ahern was an active woman prior to her illness. She enjoyed dancing, camping, motorcycle riding, playing horseshoes and softball, and bowling. She especially enjoyed being surrounded by family and friends.

Survivors include her husband of 46 years, William Ahern Sr.; two daughters, Sally Kenyon of Hooksett and Jeanne Duford of Belmont; three sons, Barry Ahern of Boston, Mass., Brian Ahern of Concord, and Bruce Ahern of Concord; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister-in-law and one brother-in-law; nieces and nephews; and her dog. Her son, William Ahern Jr., died in 1978. Visiting hours will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Waters Funeral Home, 50 South Main St., Concord. Services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the United Church of Penacook, 21 Merrimack St., Penacook. The Rev. John Westhaver Jr., pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery in Concord.

Concord Monitor 30 July 2002
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Marie C. O'Hearn
O'HEARN, MARIE C.,fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, on Tuesday, July 30, 2002, at age 95; dear wife of the late James E. O'Hearn; dear aunt of Virginia Scheig, Shirley Yanick, Jerry (Anna Marie) O'Hearn, Nancy and Donald Stallings and the Barnes family of Detroit, MI-Martha, Loretta and Barbara Jean; our dear godmother, great-aunt, great-great-aunt and friend. Funeral Friday, 11:00 a.m. at John L. Ziegenhein & Sons, 7027 Gravois. Interment S/S Peter and Paul Cemetery. Masses appreciated. Visitation Thursday, 3-9 P.M.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 1 August 2002
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Annie (Ahern) Slattery
SLATTERY (nee Ahern) (Limerick): On August 4, 2002, peacefully, at home, in the loving care of her family, ANNIE, 127 Shanabooly Road, Ballynanty, beloved wife of John and loving mother of Raymond, Philomena, John, Joan, Geraldine, Frank, Jimmy, Mary, Robert and Tracey. Deeply regretted by her husband, family, sons-in- law, daughters-in-law, brothers, sisters, sister-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. RIP. Removal from Griffin's Funeral Home to St Munchin's Church on this (Monday) evening at 7.30pm. Funeral on tomorrow (Tuesday), after 12 noon Mass, to Mount St Oliver Cemetery. House private, please.
The Irish Examiner 5 August 2002
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Thomas W. O'Hern, Sr.
Thomas W. O'Hern Sr., U.S. Army Veteran WWII, former Police Chief City of Markham, beloved husband of Tessie, nee Auros; loving father of Stephen (Marjorie), Patrick, Richard (Lori) and the late Thomas W. Jr. and Jefrey T. O'Hern;, fond grandfather of Jayme, Jess, Stephen, Jennifer, Patrick, Richard and Katie; fond great-grandfather of Jacob; dear brother of the late Elizabeth Stutziem and Jaoann Myron. Member F.O.P. and Markham V.F.W. Post #9801. Funeral Monday, August 12, 9 am from the McKenzie Funeral Home, 15618 S. Cicero Ave., Oak Forest, to St. Gerard Majella Church. Mass 9:30 am. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetary. Visitation Saturday and Sunday 2 to 9 pm In lieu of flowers memorials to American Cancer Society preferred. 708-687-2990 Sign guestbook at chicagotribune.com/obituaries
Chicago Tribune 8 August 2002
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Philip E. Ahern Jr.
Philip E. Ahern Jr., 79, of 314 Beechwood Lane, East Penn Township, died Aug. 5 in his home. He was an aircraft mechanic for Lockheed- Martin Co., and previously for Boeing Aircraft Manufacturing, both of Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York City, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Philip E. Ahern Sr. He was a sergeant in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
The Morning Call 7 August 2002
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Dr. John Paul Ahearn
AHEARN, Dr. John Paul — In Rochester, N.H., August 9, 2002, 80 and the husband of Judith M. (Cook) Ahearn. Long time Marlborough physician and nursing home owner and operator. Besides his wife, he leaves 6 sons, John P. Jr. and his wife Meredith of Anchorage AL, Geoffrey A. and his wife Linda of Hyannis, Brian M. and his wife Coleen of Marlborough, Brendan S. and his wife Dawn of Barnstable, Matthew J. and his wife Rebecca of Orlando FL, Michael W. of Naples FL., one daughter Yvonne M. Russell and her husband Richard of No. Weymouth, one daughter-in-law, Catherine Ahearn of Peabody, 11 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren. Dr. Ahearn was also predeceased by a son Kevin M. who died in 1991 and a brother Maurice F., Jr. who died in 2001. His funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St., Marlborough. Burial will be private. There will be no visiting hours. Please omit flowers and memorial contributions in his memory should be made to the American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements are by William R. Short and Son Funeral Home, 95 West Main St., MARLBOROUGH, MA.
The Boston Globe 12 August 2002
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Dr. John P. Ahearn
NAPLES, Fla. — Dr. John P. Ahearn, 80, of Naples, formerly of Marlboro, Mass., died Friday, Aug. 9, in Frisbee Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.H., after being stricken ill at his summer home. He leaves his wife, Judith M. (Cook) Ahearn; six sons, John P. Ahearn Jr. of Anchorage, Alaska, Geoffrey A. Ahearn of Hyannis, Mass., Brian M. Ahearn of Marlboro, Brendan S. Ahearn of Barnstable, Mass., Matthew J. Ahearn of Orlando and Michael W. Ahearn of Naples; a daughter, Yvonne M. Russell of Weymouth, Mass.; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces and a nephew. A son, Kevin M. Ahearn; and a brother, Maurice F. Ahearn Jr., both predeceased him.

He was born in Somerville, Mass., son of Maurice and Margaret (Finn) Ahearn. He graduated from Tufts University and Tufts Medical School. After graduation, he served as a flight surgeon in the Navy. Dr. Ahearn was a physician for 39 years in Marlboro, and moved to Naples in 1989. While in Marlboro, he owned and operated Braemoor Nursing Home, now Westridge Healthcare Center, and Braemoor East Nursing Home, now Bolton Manor. He was a former member of the board of directors at Marlboro Savings Bank and a member of the Marlboro AHEPA. He was a 50-year member of the American Medical Association, a member and past president of the Massachusetts Medical Society, a longtime member and treasurer of the Massachusetts Special Olympics and a member of the Massachusetts Federation of Nursing Homes. An ardent golfer, swimmer, tennis player and member of the Lakewood Country Club, he lifted weights and walked five miles every day. He was a member of the BPOE and the Lions Club.

The funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, in Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St., Marlboro. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. William R. Short and Son Funeral Home, 95 West Main St., Marlboro, is directing arrangements.

Worcester Telegram & Gazette 12 August 2002
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Nora T. "Nancy" (O'Gorman) Ahern
NORA T. "NANCY" AHERN, 92, formerly of 30 Forest Ave., Riverside, died yesterday at Forest Farm Health Care Centre. She was the wife of the late Maurice P. Ahern. Born in Ballyporeen, County Tipperary, Ireland, a daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret (Begley) O'Gorman, she came to this country in 1927 and settled in Hartford, Conn., moving to Riverside in 1937 and then to the Newport area in 1997. She was a parishioner of St. Brendan Church, Riverside, for more than 60 years. She leaves a daughter, Margaret M. Cottrell of Middletown; a granddaughter, Kerrie Cottrell of Jamestown; and two grandsons, J. Ben Cottrell of Coronado, Calif., and Brian T. Cottrell of Mansfield, Mass. She was the sister of the late Katherine Keane. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Brendan Church, 60 Turner Ave., Riverside. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.
The Providence Journal 12 August 2002
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Ruth Mae (Vickery) O'Hearn
WEYMOUTH—Ruth Mae (Vickery) O'Hearn, 72, of Weymouth, a homemaker, died Sunday at the Colonial Nursing & Rehabilitation Center following a long illness. Mrs. O'Hearn was born in Weymouth, raised and educated in Hingham and was a resident of Weymouth for 45 years. She is survived by her husband, Alfred T. O'Hearn; a son and a daughter, Richard T. O'Hearn and Patricia Powers, both of Weymouth; a sister, Dorothea Virginia Byk of Boston, and four grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. William Eddy of Trinity Episcopal Church of Weymouth at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Lucid Funeral Home, 12 Quincy Ave., Weymouth Landing. Burial will be in Village Cemetery, Weymouth. Visiting is 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Hospice of the South Shore, 100 Bay State Drive, Braintree 02184.

The Patriot Ledger 12 August 2002
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Amy Elizabeth (O'Hearn) Ryan
Of Comox BC passed away Thursday, August 8th, 2002 in the home built by her loving husband. Born in Canso, Nova Scotia Amy was predeceased by her parents: Pat and Statia O'Hearn: brothers Johnny & Pat; sisters: Gloria and Mary; and her beloved husband Dave. She is survived by brothers: Tom and George; sisters: Katherine, Peggey and Alice; sons, Jim (Debby) and John, foster son Paul; and grandson Joshua.

Our mother, our friend, our Angel will be dearly missed, but we have comfort in knowing she is reunited with her husband Dave of 42 years, for everlasting happiness. They are in our hearts and minds forever. There will be a public visitation held on Thursday, August 15 from 7-9 pm at Piercy's Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, August 16 at 10:30 am from Christ the King Catholic Church with Father Killoran the Celebrant.

Comox Valley Echo August 2002
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Kitty Ahern
AHERN (Brannockstown, Naas, Co Kildare and late of Ballynoe, Ballingarry, Co Limerick): On August 14, 2002 (unexpectedly), KITTY SRN, beloved daughter of the late John and Catherine Ahern. Deeply regretted by her loving sisters Peggy, Eileen and Breda, brothers John and Denny, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends. Rest in peace. Requiem Mass on today (Saturday) at 12 noon in St Joseph's Church, Granagh. Burial afterwards in Castletownconyers Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 17 August 2002
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William Gerard O'Hearn
O'HEARN, William G. — Age 85, died Aug. 16, 2002 of Nashua, NH formerly of Cambridge, MA, Retried Regional Manager for Allstate Ins Co. Husband of the late Katherine (Irwin) O'Hearn. Father of Janet Herrelko of Beavercreek, OH, Katherine O'Hearn of New York City, William G. O'Hearn, Jr. of Leominster, MA and Richard J. O'Hearn of Wilmot, NH. His funeral Mass will be Tues. at 11:00 a.m. in the Parish of the Resurrection Church, 449 Broad St., Nashua, NH. Visiting hours are Tues. morning from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. in the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley St., Nashua, NH. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of NH. For more info, or to sign on-line register book, please go to www.zissweeneyfuneralhome.com. 603-882-3501.
The Boston Globe 19 August 2002
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William Gerard O'Hearn
William G. O’Hearn, 85, of 80 Lake St. Nashua, NH , formerly of 9 Alice Dr. Nashua, NH died Friday August 16, 2002 at his home. He was the husband of the late Katherine V. (Irwin) O’Hearn who died Dec. 23, 1987. Born in Lexington, MA on Sept. 13, 1916, he was the son of the late Jeremiah and Anna (Callahan) O’Hearn. He grew up in Cambridge, MA and graduated from Boston Latin High School with the class of 1934. In 1954, He earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from Suffolk Law School.

During World War II, he served in the US Army in the Central Intelligence Corp. in the Philippines. Prior to the war, he worked with the FBI as a photographer racetrack investigator. Mr. O’Hearn was the regional manager for Allstate Insurance Co. in Manchester, NH before retiring in 1981. He previously worked as the claims adjuster for Allstate Insurance Co. in Wellesley, MA. Mr. O’Hearn had been a resident of Nashua for over 31 years. Prior coming to Nashua, NH he lived in Natick, Ma from 1947 to 1961. He was an active parishioner of the Parish of the Resurrection Church and St. Christopher Church where he had served as Usher, Lector and Eucharistic Minister. Among his hobbies, he enjoyed woodworking. He also loved volunteering at Memorial Hospital in Nashua from 1981 to 1991.

Mr. O’Hearn was predeceased by his sister, Catherine O’Donnell. He is survived by two daughters and a son in-law, Janet and David Herrelko of Beavercreek, OH, and Katherine O’Hearn of New York City; two sons and a daughter in-law, William G. Jr. and Doris O’Hearn of Leominster, MA and Richard O’Hearn of Wilmot, NH; five grandchildren, Kathleen, Emily and Elizabeth Herrelko, Michael and Darin Tibbets. Arrangements are by the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home.

O’Hearn — died Aug. 16, 2002 in Nashua, NH William G. O’Hearn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Parish of the Resurrection Church 449 Broad St., Nashua, NH. Visiting hours are Tuesday morning from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. in the ZIS-SWEENEY FUNERAL HOME 26 Kinsley St. Nashua, NH. Burial will be in Edgewood Cemetery, Nashua, NH. In lieu of Flowers contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of NH.

— Funeral Home, 19 August 2002
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Joseph J. Ahearn
AHEARN—Ahearn, Joseph J., 46, of Coral Springs, FL died, August 16, 2002. A viewing will be held Tuesday, from 5-8 PM, at the Moss-Feaster Funeral Home, Serenity Gardens Chapel, 13401 Indian Rocks Road, Largo, FL 33774. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, 10 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Largo.
Sun-Sentinel 19 August 2002
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Mrs. Margaret O'Hearn
Mrs. Margaret O'Hearn, of Union City, died August 17, 2002. Survived by cousins, Tula Peacock, Decatur; Elsie Hand, Atlanta; Harry Peacock, Canton; Harold Peacock, Atlanta. Graveside services Wednesday, August 21, Westview Cemetery, 3 p.m. All meet at main gate at 2:45 p.m. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, 770-631-9171.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution 20 August 2002
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Nora (Ahern) Carroll
CARROLL (Magoola, Dripsey): On August 20, 2002, at her daughter Tena's residence, NORA (nee Ahern), beloved wife of the late Pat and much loved mother of Liam, Tena, Olive and Bryan. Deeply regretted by her loving sons, daughters, sons-in-law John and Vincent, daughters-in-law Lisa and Barbara, grandchildren, brother Anthony, sisters Patsy and Mary, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends. May she rest in peace. Reposing at Fitz-Gerald's Funeral Home, Macroom. Removal on this (Wednesday) evening at 8pm to Berring's Church. Funeral on tomorrow (Thursday), after 2pm Requiem Mass, to St John's Cemetery, Coachford
The Irish Examiner 21 August 2002
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Helen M. Ahern
AHERN, Helen M. — Of Melrose Aug 26. Daughter of the late Joseph & Catherine (Dennehy) Ahern. Sister of Robert Ahern of Wilmington and the late Eileen McGlinchy. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home 79 W Foster St MELROSE on Wednesday Aug 28 at 8 AM. Funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church, corner of Herbert & Myrtle Sts, Melrose, at 9 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Tues 6 - 9 PM. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery Stoneham. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Mary's Church Building Fund, 46 Myrtle St. Melrose 02176. For directions florists, guest book and obit www.gatelyfh.com
The Boston Globe 27 August 2002
Obituary from Gately Funeral Home Website
Helen M. Ahern, 79, died at Bear Hill Nursing Center Monday morning after a brief illness. Born and raised in Melrose Helen was lifelong resident. She graduated from St Mary's High School in 1941.Helen was an associate at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine where she received the Outstanding Staff Award; was presented with E. A. Baer Award by the Mass Dental Society and was on the Board of Director of D. A. N. B. E.. Helen was a parishioner of St Mary's Church and taught CCD clases.She was the daughter of the late Joseph & Catherine (Dennehy) Ahern. Sister of Robert Ahern of Wilmington and the late Eileen McGlinchy. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home 79 W Foster St Melrose on Wednesday Aug 28 at 8 AM. Funeral Mass in St Mary's Church, corner of Herbert & Myrtle Sts, Melrose, at 9 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Tues 6 - 9 PM. Burial will be in St Patrick Cemetery, Stoneham. Memorial contributions may be sent to St Mary's Church Building Fund, 46 Myrtle St Melrose 02176.
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Richard Nugent Aherne
Richard Nugent Aherne, a veteran movie, television and stage actor who died at his home in Hollywood at age 91, was interred Aug. 24 in his native Ireland. [see also: Patricia (Drogheda) Aherne]
Hollywood Reporter 28 August 2002
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Kitty Ahern
Parishioners of both Granagh and Ballingarry were deeply shocked and saddened last week on learning of the very untimely death of Kitty Ahern, S.R.N, formerly of Ballyguile, Granagh. She was sister of well known Ballingarry publican Denny Ahern of Denny A's Bar and is also mourned by the other members of her family, John, Peg, Eileen, Breda, uncles, nephews, nieces, members of extended families, neighbours and a very large circle of friends.
Limerick Leader 31 August 2002
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Grace I. (Sibson) Ahern
AHERN, Grace I. (Sibson)—Of Beverly, Sept. 1, 2002, age 93 years, wife of Melvin V. Ahern. Mother and mother in law of Raymond Ahern of North Andover; David and Doris (Hutchins) Ahern of Beverly; and Gail (Ahern) and Dale Morrill of Brunswick, ME. Sister of Evelyn Morey of Marlboro. Grandmother of David Ahern of Peabody; Meredith (Ahern) Tamilio of Seabrook; and Bethany Morrill of Brunswick, ME and Gettysburg, PA. A Funeral Service will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Beverly on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., BEVERLY on Wed. from 4-8 p.m. Burial in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.
The Boston Globe 3 September 2002
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Grace Isabel (Sibson) Ahern
BEVERLY—Grace Isabel (Sibson) Ahern, 93, of Beverly. wife of Melvin Ahern, with whom she shared 57 1/2 years of marriage, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at the Beverly Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Milford on Nov. 20, 1908, she was the daughter of the late George and Agnes (Perks) Sibson. Following graduation from Milford High School in 1926, she was a secretary for an electric company until her marriage in 1945. While raising three children, she taught kindergarten in her home and went to work at Jordan Marsh Co. until her retirement.

Mrs. Ahern was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Beverly. Besides her husband she is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Raymond Ahern of North Andover and David and Doris (Hutchins) Ahern of Beverly; one daughter and son-in-law, Gail (Ahern) and Dale Morrill of Brunswick, Maine; on sister, Evelyn Morey of Marlboro; and three grandchildren, David Ahern of Peabody; Meredith (Ahern) Tamilio of Seabrook, and Bethany Morrill of Brunswick, Maine and Gettysburg, Pa. She was the sister of four late sisters and six late brothers.

The Salem News 3 September 2002
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Eileen T. (O'Hern) Stone
EILEEN T. STONE, 70, of Luray Street [East Providence], a senior's aide, died yesterday at home. She was the wife of the late George Stone. Born in Warwick, a daughter of the late Joseph C. and Susannah F. (Fielding) O'Hern, she had lived in East Providence for 32 years. Mrs. Stone had worked as an aide to seniors at East Bay Self-Help, in Riverside, for the past 11 years. She was an avid reader, cook, and collector of lighthouse replicas. She leaves a daughter, Elizabeth A. Farias of Pawtucket; two sons, David R. Stone Sr. of Pawtucket and Kenneth J. Stone of Riverside; a sister, Anne J. Lopes of Pawtucket; two grandchildren; and two step-granddaughters. She was the sister of the late Margaret H. Labelle and Mary E. Hennessey. The funeral will be held on Friday at 8:45 a.m. from W. Raymond Watwson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Ave., Riverside, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Margaret Church, Pawtucket Avenue, Rumford. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Providence Journal 3 September 2002
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Francis X. Ahern
AHERN, Francis X.— Age 82, of Tewksbury, formerly of Medford, Sept. 3. W.W.II Army Air Corps veteran, Retired Raytheon Corp. Manufacturing Engineer. Beloved husband of Anne M. (Gilligan). Father of Madeline Telesh and her husband Dr. George Telesh of Orlando, Fla., Robert and his wife, Laurie of Tewksbury, Brian and wife Barbara of Boxboro, Douglas and wife Laura, Kenneth and wife Sharon, Colin and wife Carolyn all of Andover and Russell and wife Kathy of Kathy of Haverhill. He leaves fifteen grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by six brothers and two sisters. Brother-in-law of Ruth Smith of Medford. Calling hours Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. Funeral Friday 9 a.m. from the funeral home followed by his Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. William's Church, 1351 Main St., Rt 38, Tewksbury. Burial at Tewksbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to House of Hope, 812 Merrimack St., Lowell MA 01852 would be appreciated.
The Boston Globe 4 September 2002
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Joseph A. Ahearn, Jr.
AHEARN, JOSEPH A. JR.—Joseph A. Ahearn Jr., 78, of Saugerties, NY, a former Yonkers resident, on Tuesday, September 3, 2002 at the Benedictine Hospital, Kingston, NY. Born in Yonkers, NY, on August 9, 1924, he is the son of the late Joseph A. Ahearn Sr. and Ellen McCarthy. He attended Yonkers Schools, and was a graduate of Groton High School. He served in the US Navy during WWII, serving in both the European and Pacific Theatres of operation. After his discharge, he was employed in the MSTS for The United States Government. A Traffic electrician Supervisor for The City of Yonkers, retiring in 1985 after 29 years of service. While residing in Yonkers, he attended The Church of Christ the King, and was active in The Holy Name Society, and BSA Troop 29, as an assistant Troop Leader. A member of Catholic War Veterans #609 Saint Mary's and various Irish Organizations. He moved to Saugerties in 1996 and attended St. Colmans Church, East Kingston, NY. On May 31, 1958 he married Loretta Ryan, she survives him. Also surviving are two sons, Joseph A. III, of Dover Plains, NY, James William (YPD) of Yonkers, NY, three daughters, Maryanne Ceriello of Poughkeepsie, NY, Margaret (Peggy) Gallagher of Port Ewen, NY, Eileen Butler (YPD) of Putnam Valley, NY. One sister, Marie Hock of New Fairfield, CT, 10 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive. Two brothers, James and John predeceased him.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10:30 am at Christ the King Church, Yonkers. Interment at Saint Joseph’s Cemetery, Yonkers. Friends will be received at The Whalen & Ball Funeral Home, 168 Park Avenue, Yonkers, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers may be made in the form of contributions to The Benedictine Health Foundation Oncology Center, 105 Mary's Avenue, Kingston, NY, 12401.

The Journal-News 5 September 2002
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Vincent L. Ahearn
VINCENT L. AHEARN Age 91, of North Palm Beach passed away September 4, 2002. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he lived in Falls Church, Virginia before moving to South Florida in 1973. He was an Electrical Engineer for the Federal Government until his retirement in 1973. He was a member of St. Clares Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer and a member of the North Palm Beach C.C., the Moose Lodge, NARFE, and was a Past President of 105 Paradise Harbor Condo Association and a current board member. He was predeceased by a brother and three sisters. He is survived by his wife, Jane Ahearn of North Palm Beach; a son, Vincent Ahearn, Jr. and wife, Julie of Palm Beach Shores, and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call TODAY from 3 - 5 PM at the THOMAS L. PRICE FUNERAL HOME. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 11 AM at St. Clares Catholic Church, 821 Prosperity Farms Road, North Palm Beach. Thomas Price Funeral Home 553 Northlake Blvd. North Palm Beach, FL 33408 (561) 842-1555 www.dignitymemorial.com
Palm Beach Post 6 September 2002
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Maureen (Aherne) Foley
FOLEY (Cork) On September 5, 2002, peacefully in the presence of her loving family, at her home, Connolly road, Ballyphehane, MAUREEN (Nee Aherne) beloved wife of the late Michael, and dear mother of Finbarr, Marie, Ann, Martina, Anthony, Gerard and James. Deeply mourned by her loving sons, daughters, sister Noelle, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in peace. Reposing at Sullivans Funeral home Turners Cross. Removal on this (Friday) evening at 6.45pm, to the Church of the Assumption Ballyphehane. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Saturday) at 11.30am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael's Cemetery, Blackrock.
The Irish Examiner 6 September 2002
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Kathleen A. "Kathy" (Golden) Ahearn
AHEARN, KATHLEEN A. GOLDEN "KATHY", Age 50, of Bulger, PA, on Friday, September 6, 2002. Born June 10, 1952 in Carnegie, PA, daughter of the late John & Gladys Kearns Golden; beloved wife of Donald E. Ahearn; beloved mother of Jesse Ahearn; sister of Mary Lou Parente, Ronald Golden & Patrick Golden. Friends received at WHARTON-HERRICK FUNERAL HOME, 951 Cliff Mine Rd., Imperial Monday September 9th at 1 pm where a memorial service will be held at 2 pm.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 8 September 2002
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Alick Ahern
Ahern (Youghal): On August 6, 2002, peacefully, at the Mater Hospital, Dublin, ALICK. Sadly missed by his brother Maurice, sisters Mena and Anna and his nephews and nieces. Interment took place in St. Catherine's Cemetery, Kilcully on August 8, 2002. Requiescat in pace.
Evening Echo 9 September 2002
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George Ahern
AHERN, George.—24.7.1922 to 7.9.2002 From Majors Creek, formerly of Ingleburn. Much loved husband of Pauline. Father of Deirdre, Bryan, John and Gordon and their families. Remembered with love. The funeral service for George will be held at the Norwood Park Crematorium, Sandford Street, Mitchell, ACT, tomorrow (Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002) commencing at 1 p.m. William Cole Funerals.
Sydney Morning Herald 9 September 2002
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Paddy Aherne
Aherne ('Gaelic Bar', Carrigaline) On September 10, 2002, unexpectedly, at the Cork University Hospital, PADDY (SENIOR), dearly beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Murphy) and loving father of Frank and Pat. Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, sisters Lila, Pauline and Nanette, daughters-in-law Frankie and Suzanne, grandchildren Aoife, Richard and Emily, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. Lying in repose at the Temple Hill Funeral Home, Boreenmanna Road of Jerh O'Connor Ltd. Rosary on this (Wednesday) evening at 8.15pm. Removal on tomorrow (Thursday) at 7pm to Our Lady and St John's Church, Carrigaline. Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Friday. Funeral afterwards to St. Marys Cemetery, Carrigaline. May he rest in peace.
Evening Echo 11 September 2002
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Mary (Ahern) Moloney
MOLONEY (nee Ahern) (Gurteen, Emly, Co Tipperary): On September 8, 2002, in the loving care of the Matron and staff of Deerpark Nursing Home, Shronell, MARY. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Michael and John, daughters Josephine and Carmel, sister Bridie, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends. RIP. Removal on this (Wednesday) evening at 8pm from Frazer's Funeral Home, Galbally to Emly Church. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Thursday) at 11.30am. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 11 September 2002
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Francis X. Ahern
TEWKSBURY - Francis X. Ahern, 82, a resident of Tewksbury for more than 55 years, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at home after a long illness. He was the husband of Anne M. (Gilligan) Ahern, with whom he would have celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on Oct. 2. He was born in Boston on Feb. 11, 1920, the son of the late Timothy S. and Mary (Doherty) Ahern. Mr. Ahern was raised in Medford and graduated from Medford High School in 1938. Mr. Ahern had resided in Tewksbury since 1955 and was a communicant of St. William's Church. After his high school graduation, Mr. Ahern served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was awarded the rank of captain for his 11 years of service as a fighter pilot. In addition, he served as an aviation instructor during both World War II and the Korean War.

Mr. Ahern was employed for 30 years as a manufacturing engineer at Raytheon's Waltham and Bedford plants. Prior to his retirement in 1986, he worked in Raytheon's Patriot Missile program. In addition to his wife, he is survived by six sons, Robert K. Ahern and his wife Laurie of Tewksbury, Brian S. Ahern and his wife Barbara (Murphy) of Boxborough, Douglas J. Ahern and his wife Laura (Collins), Kenneth J. Ahern and his wife Sharon (Miles), Colin T. Ahern and his wife Carolyn (Harvey), all of Andover, and Russell F. Ahern and his wife Kathleen (Ruth) of Haverhill; a daughter, Madelyn Telesh and her husband Dr. George Telesh of Orlando, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Ruth Smith of Medford; 15 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Ahern's two sisters and six brothers are deceased.

A funeral was held Sept. 6, from the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home in Tewksbury, followed by a funeral Mass in St. William's Church. Interment was in Tewksbury Cemetery. For those who wish, contributions in Mr. Ahern's memory may be made to the House of Hope, 812 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852.

Acton Beacon 12 September 2002
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Sibyl Christine (Taylor) Ahearn
MANTEO — Sibyl Christine Taylor Ahearn, 83, formerly of Manteo, died Sept. 10, 2002. Mrs. Ahearn was born in Northampton County, N.C. She was a retired home economics school teacher and member of the Manteo Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Dianne "Dee'' A. McLaughlin; two sons, Michael "Mike'' T. Ahearn and John William Ahearn; a sister, Nettie Alice T. Moody of Seaboard, N.C.; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Wilkinson Church of Christ, Pantego, N.C. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Manteo Baptist Church, P.O. Box 670, Manteo, NC 27954, to Galatia Baptist Church, 1219 Galatia Road, Seaboard, NC 27876, or to Wilkinson Church of Christ, 141 Wilkinson Station Road, Pantego, NC 27860. Arrangements by Hillside Funeral Service, 4500 Highway 264 East, Washington, N.C., 252-975-4500.

The Virginian Pilot 12 September 2002
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Timothy Patrick Aherne
AHERNE (Dromina): On September 17, 2002, TIMOTHY PATRICK, 3 Corney Ring Terrace, beloved son of Timmy Dan and Nora, and dear brother of Denis, John, David, Julie, Bridget and Noreen. Deeply regretted by his loving parents, grandmother Maisie, brothers, sisters, brother-in-law, uncles, aunts, niece, nephew, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace. Reposing at Hawe's Funeral Home, Charleville. Removal on this (Friday) evening at 8pm to SS Peter and Paul's Church, Dromina. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Saturday) at 2pm. Funeral afterwards to Ballinakill Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 20 September 2002
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Rose Marie (O'Hearn) Fitzgerald
FITZGERALD, Rose Marie - Peacefully, at her home and lovingly surrounded by her family, Saturday September 21, 2002, Rose Marie O'Hearn beloved wife of James "Tim" Fitzgerald in her 61st year. Loving mother of Wallace Fitzgerald (Rose), Debbie St. Martin (Peter), Lucy Dubois (Tom) and Michael Fitzgerald all of North Bay. Lovingly remembered by five grandchildren; David and Kassie St. Martin, Scott Fitzgerald, Amanda and Joey Dubois. Dear sister of Jack O'Hearn (Rochelle), Ron O'Hearn (Betty), Pat O'Hearn, Ann Lacroix (Jacques), Jane Landra (Bob) and Georgina Godbout (Jean-Paul). Special godmother of Cheryl O'Hearn. Rose Marie was a former secretary at Canadian Forces Base.

Family greeting friends at McGuinty Funeral Home, today, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Church, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Cremation at Forest Lawn Crematorium, Tower Drive. Interment of cremated remains at St. Mary's Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or North Bay General Hospital Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.

The North Bay Nugget 23 September 2002
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Ellen "Nellie" (Walsh) Aherne
Aherne (Ballinlough, Cork): On September 24, 2002, peacefully, in the tender and loving care of the nurses and staff of Darraglynn Nursing Home, ELLEN (NELLIE), (nee Walsh), beloved wife of the late Batt Aherne, Ivy Cottage, Ballinlough, dear mother of Bertie, mother-in- law of Jeanette, grandmother of Andrew and Amy. Sadly missed by her family, nieces Patricia and Betty, nephew David, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Fordes Funeral Home, South Gate Bridge. Removal on this (Tuesday) evening at 8pm to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Ballinlough. Funeral on tomorrow (Wednesday) after 2pm Requiem Mass to St. Michael's Cemetery, Blackrock. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Marymount Hospice, May she rest in peace
Evening Echo 24 September 2002
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Dennis W. O'Hearne
Dennis W. O'Hearne, 89, of Yakima died Monday at Crescent Convalescent Center. Mr. O'Hearne was born in Lebanon, Mo. He worked for Burlington Northern Railroad for 40 years before his retirement. Survivors include a nephew, Joe Jenkins of Seattle. Services are pending. Langevin-Mussetter Funeral Home, Yakima, is in charge of arrangements.
Yakima Herald-Republic 25 September 2002
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Joseph Patrick Ahern
JOE AHERN — Joseph Patrick Ahern, 97, of Texarkana, Ark., died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, in a local hospital. Mr. Ahern was born Sept. 7, 1905, in Texarkana. He was former owner of Ahern Department Store and Wellsworth, retired from Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant and a member of St. Edward Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 2650 and Elks Lodge. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Scharber of Texarkana and JoAnn Oates of Little Rock; two sisters, Mary C. Ahern of Texarkana and Eleanor Harrigan of Brentwood, Calif.; five grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Rosary will be 7:30 p.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home Fuqua-Everett Memorial Chapel. Mass will be 2 p.m. Friday at St. Edward Catholic Church with the Rev. Okechukwu Felix Alaribe officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5325 Summerhill Road, Texarkana, Texas, 75503.
Texarkana Gazette 26 September 2002
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Mary (Ahern) Hennessy
HENNESSY (Mount Cotton, Ballymacoda): On September 27, 2002, passed away, peacefully, in the loving care of Sisters and staff of Marymount Hospice, Cork, and in the presence of her family, MARY (nee Ahern), beloved wife of the late Tim and loving mother of Margaret, Pa, Mena, Nora, Lucy, Wm, Timmy, Doney, Terry, Declan and Adrian. Deeply regretted by her family, sisters Jo, Rita and Nora, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandchildren, great- grandchildren, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace. Removal on this (Saturday) evening at 6.30pm from Egan's Funeral Home, The Mall, Youghal to St. Peter in Chains Church, Ballymacoda. Funeral after 12 noon Mass on tomorrow (Sunday) to St. Joseph's Cemetery, Ladysbridge.
The Irish Examiner 28 September 2002
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Paddy Moss Ahern
AHERN (St Colman's Terrace, Cloyne): On September 28, 2002, peacefully, at Cork University Hospital, PADDY MOSS, beloved husband of the late Mary (nee Lomasney), dear father of Ron, Gerald, Maurice and Maura. Sadly missed by his loving family, sister Mary Eliza, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nephew, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends. May he rest in peace. Removal on this (Monday) evening at 6.30pm from the Funeral Home of T Wallis & Sons, Main Street, Midleton to St Colman's Church Cloyne. Requiem Mass tomorrow (Tuesday) at 2pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 30 September 2002
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Elsie (Ahern) Butler
BUTLER (nee Ahern) (Garrinch, Fethard, Co Tipperary and formerly of Doneraile): On September 28, 2002, peacefully, at her residence, ELSIE, beloved wife of the late Willie. Deeply regretted by her loving sons, daughters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace. Funeral Mass today (Monday) at 11am in Holy Trinity Church. Burial afterwards in Calvary Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 30 September 2002
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Tom Ahern
AHERN (Fourth Anniversary) Treasured and loving memories today and every day of a kind husband and loving father, Tom Ahern, Parkanna, Athea, co. Limerick, who died October 7, 1998. Mass offered Sunday, October 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Athea Church.
The Limerick Leader 5 October 2002
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Doris (Kimball) Ahearn
Doris Kimball Ahearn, 82, a longtime resident of Bethesda, Montgomery Co, MD where she was a member of St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church and had been a substitute teacher at the church's school, died of cancer on Saturday, October 5, 2002 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Henry I. "Hank" Ahearn. Mrs. Ahearn, who was born in Milwaukee, Wilwaukee Co, WI and raised in Chicago,Cook Co, IL, graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in English. She came to Washington D.C. in 1945 to work as a temporary secretary at the Army Map Service. In the 1950s and 1960s, she was a substitute teacher at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic School. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma social sorority and a master bridge player.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Laurie Ahearn, who died in 2000. Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Henry I. Ahearn of Bethesda; five children, James Ahearn (Carolyn Sue) of Olney, MD, Joni Normyle (Michael) of Melbourne, FL, Doug Ahearn (Cheryl) of Leonardtown, MD, Mike Ahearn (Mary) of Damascus, MD and Wendy O'Brien (Kevin Patrick) of Reston, VA; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends called at COLLINS FUNERAL HOME, 500 University Blvd., West, Silver Spring, MD, on Monday, October 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church, 9601 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD, on Tuesday, October 8, at 11 a.m. Interment was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Cardinal's Appeal, P.O. Box 29260, Washington, D.C. 20017.

The Washington Post 7 October 2002
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Doris K. Ahearn
On Saturday, October 5, 2002, DORIS K. AHEARN of Bethesda, MD. Beloved wife of Henry I. "Hank" Ahearn; mother of Kim Ahearn, Joan Normyle, Douglas Ahearn, Michael Ahearn, Wendy O'Brien and the late Laurie Ahearn; mother by marriage of Sue, Mike, Cheryl, Mary and Kevin. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd., West, Silver Spring, MD, Monday, 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church, 9601 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD, on Tuesday, October 8, at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Cardinal's Appeal, P.O. Box 29260, Washington, D.C. 20017.
Washington Post 8 October 2002
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Jack Ahern 10th Dec 1917 - 14th September 2002
One of Marlboroughs most passionate cricketers passed away recently, writes Mick Jellyman of the Marlborough Express. Jack was a keen sportsman and played Rugby, Lawn Bowls and other sports, but cricket was his first love. He played the game and was successful. He was involved in organising and coaching school boy cricket for the Marlborough Cricket association for many years. A number of Marlborough boys who went on to become rep cricketers had him to thank for as foundations for their later cricketing careers were well laid. It was a source of satisfation and pride to see this reward for earlier efforts.

Jack was born in Havelock to William and Mary Ahern. The youngest of six, he spent the first five years of his life in the Wakamarina where his father farmed. They were special years for Jack and he never lost his love for that area. The family moved to Main St. in Blenheim where he attended Blenheim Primary School. He excelled at sport even at that early age. In 1933 he enrolled in Marlborough College. He was to make an impact in college, captaining the 1st XI and the first XV and excelling at athletics. On leaving school he went to work in JE Thomas's menswear

At the outbreak of WW2 Jack enlisted in the army. He served in the New Zealand Army divisional supply unit in Egypt, the Middle East and Italy. (He later kept up his interests with the Returned Services Association, serving on the exectuive. He was granted Life membership of the RSA in 1990) After returning from the war Jack worked in Girlings Menswear , then Farmers Menswear, finally opening his own business in Market street North in Blenheim.

In 1952 he married Memorie Hahn from Picton. Theirs was a life long partnership of 50 years. They have 2 children Ian (Australia) and Lavina White (Blenheim) and 4 Grand Daughters . [The Obit goes on the state many and various sporting successes throughout the many years he continued to be involved in sports/clubs in Blenheim] . . . We who knew him appreciated his worth as both a sportsman and a good Marlborough Man.

Marlborough Express 11 October 2002
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Mary Kathleen Ahern
At Saint Patrick's Manor, Framingham, October 10 in her 98th year. Beloved daughter of the late William J. and Mary T. (Millea) Ahern. Devoted sister of the late Philip, William, Alice and Robert Ahern and Louise Benson. Dear sister-in-law of Nell Ahern of Westwood, Virginia Ahern of Lenox and Amy Ahern of South Yarmouth. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass in Holy Family Chapel at St. Patrick's Manor, 863 Central St., Framingham, Weds. at 9:30 a.m. A period of visitation will take place at St. Patrick's Manor Weds. morning prior to the Mass beginning at 8:30 a.m. Interment Glenwood Cemetery, So. Natick. Expressions of sympathy may be made in her name to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements by John Everett and Sons Funeral Home, NATICK.
The Boston Globe 12 October 2002
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Ann (Ahern) Walsh
WALSH (nee Ahern), (Coolroe, Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny): On October 10, 2002, ANN. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Liam, son Ken, daughters Karen and Susan, brothers, sisters, relatives, neighbours and friends. RIP. Requiem Mass in Duiske Abbey, Graignamanagh at 11 o'clock on today (Saturday), followed by burial in Calvary Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 12 October 2002
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Charles J. "Casey" Ahearn
Marlborough, October 12. Father of Sean M. Busa of Cornelious, OR & Kristan L. King of Marlborough. Son of Charles W. & Helen M. (Morel) Ahearn of Port Charlotte, FL. Brother of James J. Ahearn of West Palm Beach FL, Sue E. Peltier of Marlborough & Jane M. Steele of N. Attleborough. He also leaves 3 grandchildren. He was a graduate of Hudson Catholic High School in 1965, the College of the Holy Cross, Assumption College, with a masters degree in business administration & Northeastern School of Law. He practiced law with several local law firms. A memorial service will be held Friday Oct. 18 at 9 AM in the Merrill-Carleton Funeral Home, 1 Pleasant St., Hudson. Calling hours are Thursday Oct. 17 from 5 to 8 PM in the funeral home.
The Boston Globe 16 October 2002
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In Memoriam — Class of 1970
Charles J. Ahearn, Oct. 12, 2002. At Wingate at Sudbury (Mass.) Nursing Home, at 53, after a long illness. A graduate of Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Mr. Ahearn had practiced law in the Central Massachusetts area. He also pursued an interest in the restoration of old cars. Mr. Ahearn is survived by his parents; a son; a daughter; a brother; two sisters; three grandchildren; and nephews and nieces.
Holy Cross Magazine Winter 2003
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Mary Margaret Ahern
AHERN, Mary Margaret.—October 15, 2002, late of Epping. Dearly beloved wife of Max (deceased), loving mother of Maureen and Kerree and mother-in-law of Chris. Devoted and loved grandmother of Sam, Alex and Andrea. Much loved by her family and extended family.
Rest in peace.
Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. MARY MARGARET AHERN will be offered in St. Gerard Majella's Church, North Rocks Road, Carlingford, on Friday (October 18, 2002), commencing at 2 p.m. The funeral will leave the church at the conclusion of the Mass, for Macquarie Park Cemetery, Delhi Road, North Ryde.
Sydney Morning Herald 17 October 2002
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Bill O’Hern
It is with a great deal of sadness that Montgomery County Police Chief Charles A. Moose announces the death of retired Police Technician Supervisor Bill O’Hern. Mr. O’Hern passed away on October 9, 2002 from complications from an earlier surgery. Mr. O’Hern served with the Montgomery County Police Department in the Communications Division from August 8, 1966 until his retirement on August 31, 1992. He was a Police Technician Supervisor at the time of his retirement. Mr. O’Hern served in the United States Army for twenty years and was a veteran of the Korean War. Since his retirement, he had been living in the home he built in Romney, West Virginia. Mr. O’Hern, age 74, is survived by his wife, of 46 years, Rachel, sons, Roger William and James Arthur, and daughter Annie Marie. Family and friends may call at the Pumphrey’s Colonial Funeral Home, 300 West Montgomery Avenue, on Tuesday, October 29, from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium on Wednesday, October 30, at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that individuals make contributions to the charity of their choice.
— Police Dept. website, 21 October 2002
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Doris Louise (Milligan) Ahern
CROSBY—Doris Louise Ahern, 91, Crosby, formerly of Des Moines and Decorah, Iowa, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center. She was born Sept. 16, 1911, in Osceola, Iowa. She attended Drake University in Des Moines in 1930. She was a member of the Women's Professional Pan-Hellenic Council, Zeta Phi Eta, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Garric Club, Eastern Star, Decorah, chapter, and the United Methodist Church in Decorah. Survivors include two daughters, Ann Smith and Susan Lange; a son, John Ahern; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Her husband, L. Dale Ahern, and a sister, Martha Stiles, died earlier. Burial will be in Grimes Cemetery near Chariton, Iowa. Memorials are preferred to the Activities Area of the Cuyuna Care Center in Crosby. Arrangements are with Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.
Brainerd Dispatch 23 October 2002
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Thomas D. Ahern
October 25, 2002, of St. Clair Shores. Beloved husband of the late Mary Jane. Dear father of Nancy (Charles) Vermeersch, Gary (Dee) Ahearn and the late Thomas James Ahearn. Grandfather of Lesa Vermeersch, Paula Merideth, Olivia Ahearn, Katie Ahearn, David Ahearn, Matthew Ahearn, and Amanda Robinette. Also survived by six great-grandchildren. Visiting hours Sunday 2-9 p.m. Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. In state Monday 10 a.m. St. George Episcopal Church, 25100 Lorraine (at 10 Mile Rd.) until time of service 11 a.m. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorials to the Hospice of Michigan would be appreciated.
Detroit Free Press 26 October 2002
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Esther B. (Eagles) O'Hearn
O'HEARN, Esther B.—78, Lower Five Islands, Colchester Co., died Saturday, October 26, 2002, in South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro. Born in Gerrish Valley, Colchester Co., she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Bertha Mae (Webb) Eagles. She is survived by daughters, Rose Lewis, Five Islands; Roberta Pugsley, Lower Five Islands; son, Fred (Carolyn), Lower Five Islands; sister, Charlotte Vance, Joggins; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, George; sisters, Florence, Nellie, Francis, Georgie; brothers, Lloyd, Wilbert, Lewis, Charles; granddaughter, Morgan. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where funeral will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial in Peniel Cemetery, Five Islands. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. On-line condolences to: www.smithsfuneralhome.com
The Chronicle-Herald 28 October 2002
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Michael Allen O'Hearne
A service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, in Willamette National Cemetery for Michael Allen O'Hearne, who died Oct. 25 at age 61. Mr. O'Hearne was born Nov. 14, 1940, in Eugene. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and the University of Colorado, and he served in the Marine Corps. He lived most of his life in the Portland area and the last 20 years in Clark County. He was a retired fleet manager for the Clark County Public Utilities District in Vancouver. He was a dog breeder and trainer and a former lieutenant governor of Kiwanis. In 1992, he married Diane N. Wright. Survivors include his wife; stepsons, Michael Kelly and Brian Kelly; and sister, Carol Otis. Remembrances to the Clark County CASA program. Arrangements by Layne's in Battle Ground.
The Oregonian 28 October 2002
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Gene R. Ahern
AHERN, GENE R.—Of The Villages, FL., formerly of Owego, N.Y., Gene R. Ahern, 65, passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2002 after a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Born in Manhattan Beach, CA, on July 10, 1937, Gene later worked for IBM Corporation in Endicott, N. Y. He retired in April 2001 after over 20 years of service and moved in December with his wife to The Villages, FL. Gene was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, retaining the rank of Sergeant. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Barbara (Hyland) Ahern; his two sons and daughter-in-law, Kevin Ahern, Ithaca, N. Y, Craig and Christine Ahern, Rochester, NY; his three daughters and sons-in-law, Kelly and Eric Rottmann, MO. Kimberly and Keith McNeil, Apalachin, NY, Sandra Carnes, VA; four grandchildren; his mother, Mildred Ahern, Newark, NY; his three brothers; his sister; his many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at Richards Funeral Home, Rte. 17c West, Owego, NY, on Saturday, November 2, 2002, at 10:00am, with Rev. Eric Rottman, Gene's son-in-law, officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Owego, where Military Honors will be accorded. Friends are invited to call at Richard's Funeral Home, on Friday evening, from 6:00pm until 8:00p.m. in lieu of flowers, contributions in Gene's name may be made to the Ocala/Marion County ALS Support Group, 2111 S. E. Tenth Court, Ocala, FL. 33471.

Democrat & Chronicle 29 October 2002
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Michael Allen O'Hearne
A Clark County resident for 20 years who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, Michael Allen O'Hearne died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, in Yacolt. He was 61. Mr. O'Hearne was born Nov. 14, 1940, in Eugene, Ore. He excelled in high school and college sports, especially football, and attended the University of Colorado on a football scholarship. He retired in 2000 from being a fleet manager for Clark County Public Utilities. He was involved with his dogs in the Master National Retriever Club and breeding, and training retrievers. Mr. O'Hearne also belonged to the Kiwanis Club, where he served as lieutenant governor and started Camp Wa-Ri-Ki for disadvantaged children. He enjoyed bird hunting, traveling, talking on the phone, friends and working in his yard.

Survivors include his wife, Diane, at home; two stepsons, Michael Kelly of San Diego and Brian Kelly of Evans, Colo.; and a sister, Carol Otis of Milwaukie, Ore. A graveside service will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Layne's Funeral Home in Battle Ground is handling arrangements. Memorial donations may be sent to Clark County CASA Program (for abused and neglected children), 3609 Main St., Vancouver,WA 98663. [see also: 2 November 2002]

The Columbian 29 October 2002
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James O'Hearn
On October 26. He is survived by his beloved sisters, Barbara and Ellen. Devoted uncle to his many nieces and nephews. Dearest friend of Ronald Bogus and Augusto Labat.
The Boston Globe 30 October 2002
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William R. Ahern
AHERN—William R. Ahern, age 85, of Fairfield, died at Carolton Convalescent Hospital on Tuesday, October 29, 2002. Born in Worcester Mass., he was a Garden City, N.Y., resident prior to moving to Fairfield. He was a graduate of Worcester Poly Tech, where he earned his master's degree in electrical engineering. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by NBC for 38 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Rita Thompson Ahern. He is survived by two sons, William Ahern and his wife, Joyce, of Piedmont, Calif., and John Ahern of Sacramento, Calif.; two daughters, Elizabeth Sahagian and her husband, Frank, of Fairfield, and Marion Cohn and her husband, Steven, of Bayport, N.Y.; and six grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled at St. Thomas Aquinas Church on Thursday, October 31, 2002, at 10 a.m. Interment in St. John's Cemetery, Worcester, Mass. All prior calling hours have been omitted. Shaughnessey Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road, Fairfield, is in charge of arrangements.
Connecticut Post 30 October 2002
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Elizabeth Ann Ahern
BLACK MOUNTAIN — Elizabeth Ann Ahern, 71, of 83 Mountain View Road, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Christmount. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Christmount, Highway 9, Black Mountain, NC 28711. For more information, please call 669-8977.
Asheville Citizen-Times 31 October 2002
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Mary "Mamie" (Casey) Ahern
AHERN (Araglin): On October 31, 2002, peacefully, at her residence, MARY (MAMIE) (nee Casey), Propogue, beloved wife of the late Eugene. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Geraldine, son Owen, brother Michael, son-in-law Noel, daughter-in-law Ellen, grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace. Removal on this (Friday) evening at 7.30pm from her residence to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Araglin. Burial, after 12 noon Requiem Mass tomorrow (Saturday), in local cemetery. Enquiries to Senan Waters, 025 32359.
The Irish Examiner 1 November 2002
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James L. O'Hearn
James L. O'Hearn of New York City, formerly of West Roxbury, a travel agent, died Saturday at home after a period of declining health. He was 65. Born in Boston, he grew up in West Roxbury and graduated from Boston College in 1958. He worked for Pro. Travel in New York City for many years. Mr. O'Hearn is survived by two sisters, Barbara Eitner of Hilton Head, S.C., and Ellen Redgate of West Falmouth; and several nieces and nephews. A private funeral service and burial will be held. Arrangements by Riverside Memorial Chapel, New York, N.Y.
The Boston Herald 1 November 2002
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FINAL SALUTE
He Was Great With Dogs and Greater With Humans
Aside from his wife, Mike O'Hearne most loved his dogs. When he and his wife, Diane, got married in 1992, he had 15 golden retrievers. "I had three dogs, which I though was a lot," she said from the family home in Yacolt. O'Hearne died Oct. 25 of pancreatic cancer. He was 61. He bred hunting dogs that were sold all over the country. He reached the upper echelons in competitions that tested the dogs' ability as retrievers. A row of silver plates from the Master National Retriever Club lines his wall. The tests required dogs to find fallen birds and to find planted birds by obeying hand signals and whistles from their owners a distance away. The dogs had to swim through ponds and trudge across ditches. "He loved his dogs, but he controlled them," said his friend, Allen Thomas, veteran outdoor writer for The Columbian.

O'Hearne had a dog named Devil, who wasn't easy to train. "After a rough day he'd go out there and sit in the kennel with Devil, just to let him know he still loved him," Thomas said. Thomas bought a dog from O'Hearne in 1988 after searching for a master hunting dog trainer. "Here I was looking up and down the coast, and there's this guy in Washougal," where O'Hearned lived before he married. Sometime after Thomas bought his golden retriever, Amber, he called O'Hearne. Amber was less than stellar in training. "I'm not worried about the dog, I'm worried about you," O'Hearne said. "He thought he could do anything," Thomas said. O'Hearne never gave up on a dog. "He'd take a mediocre dog and put his best into that," Thomas said. And not just for his own animals. "He'd really give up his time if someone needed help. He'd set aside his dogs," and Thomas said he did that for him.

He was generous with more than dogs. O'Hearne helped rebuild the Wa-Ri-Ki Kiwanis camp for disadvantaged children, with a little help from his friends. He was a fleet manager for Clark Public Utilities. He retired in 2000. "He was always commandeering PUD people who know a lot about construction to fix stuff up there," Thomas said. But nobody minded. "He was just hugely gregarious," Thomas said. A big, boisterous Irishman, no one could be in the same room with O'Hearne and not know it. "He's a real man's man," Diane said. "A guy that's well respected and well loved by lots of men."

He also supported his wife as she trained dogs alongside him in a sport that's dominated by men. "There's a huge hole in my heart," Diane said. "He was just always considerate and loving, and he just always told me how much he loved." Diane met O'Hearne when she sought out someone to train her dogs. Later, he told her that when he met her he thought, "I'm going to marry that lady." That's a little too romantic for Diane to accept without skepticism. "But he did like my dogs," she said.

The Columbian 2 November 2002
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James L. O'Hearn
Born 1937. To eternal rest on Oct. 26, 2002. Formerly of West Roxbury. Son of the late Walter J. & Theresa (McCarthy) O'Hearn. Beloved brother of Barbara Eitner, Ellen Redgate, and the late Teresa Fitzgerald, & Rev. Walter J. O'Hearn. Survived by several nieces & nephews. Graduate of Boston College, 1958. Passed away in NY. He will be missed by family & friends. May he rest in peace.
The Boston Globe 3 November 2002
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Joseph Francis Ahern
AHERN, Joseph Francis—It is with sorrow and regret we announce the passing of our beloved Chairman, Joseph Ahern. He was an integral and productive member of our corporate community for over sixty-three years and will be greatly missed. Each of us knew him in a different way. Joe was a caring individual with exceptional gifts that he shared without reservation. Our lives are enriched for having known him.

Services are: Rosary - Wednesday, November 6, 2002, 7:30 pm Hennessey, Goetsch & McGee Funeral Home. Funeral Mass: Thursday, November 7, 2002, 10:00 am St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Joe's name to Hopewell House Hospice. (Posted by The Emerson Hardwood Group)

The Oregonian 5 November 2002
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Timothy "Finbarr" Ahern
Ahern (Cork and Ballincollig): On November 6, 2002, peacefully, at the Mercy Hospital, FINBAR (TIMOTHY) (late of O'Flynn Construction) St. Anne's Park, Turners Cross, beloved husband of Teresa (nee O'Neill) and dear father of Patrick, Barry and Shane and grandfather of Leah. Deeply mourned by his loving wife, sons, granddaughter, brothers Pat, Jim, Noel and Tony, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. Rest in peace. Reposing at Sullivans Funeral Home, Turners Cross. Removal on tomorrow (Thursday) at 7.30pm to Christ the King Church. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am. Funeral afterwards to St. Oliver's Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the Leukaemia Unit, Mercy Hospital.
Evening Echo 6 November 2002
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Walter F. Ahern
WALTER F. AHERN Newburgh, N.Y. Walter F. Ahern, a retired guard for Bellmont Race Track, entered into rest Monday, November 11, 2002 at St. Francis Hospital. He was 93. Mr. Ahern was born October 27, 1909 in New Jersey. Survivors include his wife, Geneieve Vesely Ahern; two stepsons, Edward Vesely of Newburgh and Eugene Vesely and his wife, Julie of Newburgh; a step daughter, Valerie Staples and her husband, Hamilton, of Wallkill; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, November 16 at Brooks-DiDonato Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit Brooks-DiDonato.com
Times-Herald Record 12 November 2002
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Eileen (Ahern) Moore
MOORE (Douglas): On November 14, 2002, peacefully, at Cork University Hospital, EILEEN (nee Ahern) beloved wife of Noel, dear mother of Linda, Ian and Alma, daughter of the late John and Julia Ahern, Ballyphehane. Deeply mourned by her loving husband, son, daughters, brothers, sisters, son-in-law, grandchildren Sophie, Chloe, Evan and Reece, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Rest in peace. Reposing at Sullivans Funeral Home, Turners Cross. Removal on this (Friday) evening at 7pm to the Church of the Incarnation, Frankfield. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Saturday) at 11am. Funeral afterwards to Killingley Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 15 November 2002
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Ellen (Ahern) Magner
MAGNER (nee Ahern) (Limerick): On November 14, 2002, in Thorpes Nursing Home, in the loving care of Anne-Marie and staff, ELLEN, late Caherdavin, Ennis Road, beloved wife of the late Michael and dearly loved mother of Michael (deceased), Ailish (Cox), Kay (Daly), Imelda (Walsh) and Stephen. Mourned by her brothers Stephen and John, and Mary O'Donnell, sister-in- law Patsy, daughters-in-law Aveen and Siobhan, sons-in- law Cyril, Joe and Sean, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Rest in peace. Removal from Thompson's Funeral Home, Thomas Street, to Christ the King Church, Caherdavin, tomorrow (Sunday) evening at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11.30am. Funeral afterwards to Mount St. Lawrence Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 16 November 2002
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Judith Ann Ahern
Beloved daughter of Esther Ahern, loving mother of Donna and Mike McElreath, Nancy and Mark Recio and Julia and Steve Forsythe. Devoted grandmother of Charity, Annie, Stephanie, Jose, Jojo, Faith and Alex. She is also survived by her dear friend Sue. She was a lifetime resident of Sacramento and worked as a nurse for 30 years. Friends are welcome to attend a memorial service at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento on Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at 10:00 AM.
Sacramento Bee 19 November 2002
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Marie T. (O'Hearn) McCormick
Marie T. McCormick, 74, of Haines City, died of heart failure on Monday, Nov. 18, 2002. She was a native of Boston, Mass., who came to the area from Port Huron, Mich., in 1982. She was a homemaker in her own home. She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Haines City. She was preceded in death by her husband, John "Mac" McCormick in 1988. She is survived by a son, William D. McCormick of Mulberry; two daughters, Mary Hein of Goodells, Mich., and JoAnne Wessel of Port Huron, Mich.; three brothers, Thomas O'Hearn of Winter Haven, Rev. Paul O'Hearn and Jerry O'Hearn, both of Massachusetts, and Lawrence O'Hearn of Oregon; two step-grandchildren and three grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454 or Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 1510 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33884.

— Unknown paper, November 2002
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Daniel F. Ahearn
LOWELL Daniel F. Ahearn, 48, a lifelong resident of Lowell who was employed as a stone mason, died yesterday, Nov. 22, at the Julie House, after an extended illness. He was born in Lowell, on Nov. 19, 1954, a son of the late Herbert L. and Rita F. (Boyle) Ahearn, and he attended Chelmsford public schools. Mr. Ahearn served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was an active volunteer at Brigid's Crossing, the Merrimack Valley Catholic Charities Food Pantry, the Catholic Charities Office, the Julie Outreach Center and was a member of the Julie Outreach C.A.B.

Survivors include 11 brothers and sisters, Joan Simpson, of Deerfield, N.H., Marylou Prescott of Chelmsford, Barbara Gagnon of Chelmsford, Regina Oteri of Lowell, Gail Thompson of Stewartsville, Mo., Patricia Carl of Plattsburg, Mo., Edward W. Ahearn of Somerset, Marie Lessard of Kingston, N.H., Rita DeVincentis of Pepperell, John "Timmy" Ahearn of Chelmsford, and Bernard Ahearn of Farmington, N.H.; and many nieces and nephews. He also was the brother of the late Frederick G., Herbert L. and James J. Ahearn.

The Lowell Sun 23 November 2002
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John T. "Jack" Ahern
JOHN T. 'JACK' AHERN, beloved husband of the late Nancy (nee Gallagher), loving father of Beth Kearns (Michael), Jack (Mary), Eileen McGrail (Tim), Ellen Burns (Stephen), and Patrick (Michele), grandfather of Michael and Brendan Kearns, Jack, Ian and Andrew Ahern, Peggy, Nancy and Mary McGrail, Stephen and Elizabeth Burns, Annie, Katie and Maggie Ahern, brother of James (Eileen, deceased), Richard 'Hank' (Blanche), Maureen Banach (Dan), Raymond, Patricia Toncar (Jim), Geraldine Krencik (Chuck) and the late William (Elaine) and Bryan (Kathleen), uncle of many. Nov. 21, 2002. 51-year member of Asbestos Workers Local 3. Memorial Mass Saturday, Nov. 30 Our Lady of Angels Church at 11am. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Fr. James M. Lynch, El Salvador M.M., 3602 W. 148th St., Cleveland 44111, Monastery of the Poor Clares, 3501 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland 44111 or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 4500 Rockside Rd., Suite 420, Cleveland 44131 Arrangements by Chambers Funeral Home, 216-251-6566. [see also: Elizabeth (Goggins) Ahern]
Cleveland Plain Dealer 24 November 2002
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John Aherne
AHERNE (Cork and Abbeyfeale): On November 24, 2002, peacefully, in the loving care of the doctors, nurses and staff of St Oliver's Ward, St Finbarr's Hospital, JOHN, late of Western Road. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Eileen, daughters Catherine (Barry), Mary (O'Mahony), Bernadette (Millar), sons Maurice and Gerald, grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Lying in repose at the Wilton Funeral Home, Sarsfield Road of Jerh O'Connor Ltd. Removal on tomorrow (Tuesday) at 7.30pm to the Sacred Heart Church, Western Road. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am. Funeral afterwards to Drinagh Cemetery, arriving at 1.30pm approx. May he rest in peace.
The Irish Examiner 25 November 2002
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Julia Ahern
JULIA AHERN, 88, of Williamsburg, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2002. Born January 11, 1941 in Baltimore, MD she was raised in the Irvington-Catonsville area and married her high school sweetheart. She raised her family in Ridgewood, NJ and worked as a saleswoman for 30 years. She was a member of and lifetime volunteer at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Alfred Geary Ahern. Julia is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law; Pat and Bob Arvidson of Williamsburg, VA and Julie and Dennis Nelson of Lake Tahoe, NV; her sons and daughters-in-law Geary and Mary Ahern of Nyack, NY, Jim and Sandy Ahern of Springfield, VA, Tim and Eileen Ahern of Alexandria, VA and Larry and Debbie Ahern of Marietta, GA and her grandchildren Peggy Arvidson-Dailey, Bob and Kathy Arvidson, Sean, Dan, Jason, Tom, J.J., Johnny, Chris, Julie, Catherine, Lisa and Tim Ahern. Services will be held at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Alexandria, VA on Monday, November 25. Viewing from 10:00 to 12:30 P.M. and a Funeral Mass at 1:00 P.M. She will be interred next to her husband at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, NJ on Tuesday, November 26 following a graveside service. Arrangements by Nelsen Funeral Home, Williamsburg, VA.
Baltimore Sun 25 November 2002
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Stephen Ahern
AHERN (Limerick): On November 28, 2002, after a short illness, STEPHEN, 28 Bracken Gardens, North Circular Road, late S. and B. Ahern Fruit Merchants, beloved husband of Mary, and dearly loved father of James and Colette. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, family, mother Peg, brother Brian, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. Rest in peace. Removal from Thompson's Funeral Home, Thomas Street to Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Ennis Road this (Friday) evening at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass tomorrow (Saturday) at 10.30am. Funeral afterwards to Mount St. Oliver Cemetery. House private.
The Irish Examiner 29 November 2002
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Matthew Ahern
Ahern (Ballymacoda): On December 2, 2002, peacefully, at the South Infirmary Hospital, Cork, MATTHEW (MATT), Monagoul, beloved husband of Hannah and dear father of John Vincent, Anne-Marie (Griffin) and Willie. Deeply regretted by his loving family, son-in-law Dan, daughter-in-law Frances, grandchildren, cousins, relatives, neighbours and many friends. R.I.P. Reposing at Egan's Funeral Home, The Mall, Youghal. Rosary on this (Tuesday) evening at 9p.m. Removal on tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7p.m. to St. Peter in Chains Church, Ballymacoda. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 2p.m. Funeral afterwards to All Saints Cemetery, Mogeely. Family flowers only.
Evening Echo 3 December 2002
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Winifred "Winnie" Aherne
AHERNE (Mallow and Whitegate): On December 6, 2002, peacefully, at Nazareth House, Mallow, WINIFRED (WINNIE), late of San Antone, Whitegate. She will be sadly missed by her relatives, her many friends, the residents, Sisters and staff of Nazareth House, Mallow. May she rest in peace. Winnie will be lying in repose in the Villa, Newberry, Nazareth House. Removal will take place on today (Saturday) at 6pm to Nazareth House Chapel. Requiem Mass on Monday at 2pm. Funeral afterwards to St. John's Cemetery, Glantane.
The Irish Examiner 7 December 2002
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Joseph G. Ahern
Ahern, Joseph G.—Of Canton, Dec. 5th. Beloved husband and best friend of Barbara A. (Collins). Father of Joseph W. of Norton. Brother of John C. of Walpole and the late Mary DeRosa, Louise Clark, Francis, Timothy, James & Claire Ahern. Funeral Mass at St John Evangelist Church, Canton, Monday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, 455 Washington St., CANTON on Sunday 2-4 & 7-9. Interment Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton, Army Vet WWII. Donations may be made in his memory to the Pamela Gefteas Memorial Endowment Fund at The Jimmy Fund, 15 Old Coach Rd, Canton 02021. Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 781-828-0811
The Boston Globe 7 December 2002
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Ida M. (Spano) Ahearn
LUDLOW—Ida M. (Spano) Ahearn, 62, of Ludlow, MA died Thursday December 5, 2002. Born in Brooklyn, NY September 13, 1940 she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Frances (Crisano) Spano. She was the beloved wife of Robert A. Ahearn of Ludlow; the devoted mother of three children, Janine Phillips of Hadley, MA, Sheri Pulido of St. Joseph, MO and Daniel Ahearn of Bloomfield, NJ; the adoring grandmother of, Ryan and Erica Phillips of Hadley, MA and Danielle Pulido of St. Joseph, MO. She was happily anticipating the birth of her fourth grandchild in March of 2003. She also leaves two brothers, Michael and Vincent Spano of Staten Island, NY; her sister Frances Spano of Staten Island, NY; her great friends, Russell and Debby Ahearn of Secane, PA.

Ida was a very creative and artistic person, and had participated in many local craft shows. She will be missed by her many close and dear friends. The funeral will be Tuesday December 10, 2002 at 8 a.m. from the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA (Expanded off-street parking) followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Hubbard St., Ludlow, MA at 9 a.m. Burial in Island Pond Cemetery. Friends may call Monday 6-9 p.m. For further information, directions, and on-line guest book please visit www.KapinosMazurFH.com

Sunday-Republican 8 December 2002
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Ruth M. (Cominelli) Ahern
Of Braintree and Mashpee, December 10. Wife of the late William J. Ahern. Mother of David K. of Portsmouth, RI, Michael J. of Wareham, Willaim J. Jr. of FL and Kathleen M. Ahern of Falmouth. Sister of Ethel Noel of FL, Anne Driscoll of Hyde Park and Alice MacDonald of Brighton. Also survived by 5 grandchildren. Funeral from the McMaster Funeral Home, 86 Franklin St (Rt 37) BRAINTREE, Friday December 13 at 8am followed by a Funeral Mass in St Francis of Assisi Church, South Braintree Sq at 9am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visit the Funeral Home Thursday 5-8pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial Honor Program, 1 St Jude Place Bldg, PO Box 1000, Dept 300, Memphis, TN, 38148-0552.
The Boston Globe 11 December 2002
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Desmond Joseph Ahearne
AHEARNE—Desmond Joseph died peacefully at home, with his loving family around him, on December 5th, 2002. Left to remember him with great love, are Sybill (Mollins) his wife; daughters, Kathleen and Suzanne, son-in-law Paul Razzell, grandsons Liam and Dylan, sisters Winifred and Lil, brothers William and Frank and also, Rosie, Kathleen's poodle who stayed close to Des during his final days. Predeceased by sister angela and parents, Patrick and Mary. Born in Liverpool, England in 1929, Des lived life with joy and a great sense of adventure. He joined the Merchant Navy, in England when he as 16, and the 10 years he spent traveling the world gave Des great insight and knowledge. He emigrated to Canada in 1956. He established a successful Real Estate company in Toronto, and in 1980 moved to Victoria, with his family to start a company setting energy management systems and related products. When Des retired in 1992 he spent time traveling with Sybil, enjoying his family, taking long walks by the ocean, skipping stones at the beach with grandsons Liam and Dylan, and chasing the elusive little white ball!

We have all been enriched by his wisdom and inspired by his incredible courage. We will miss him always. Special thanks to Dr. Gordon Hendersen, Dr. Brian Weinerman, Nurse Lynne Erskine, and all those who cared for Des with such compassion and caring. A funeral service was held on Saturday, December 7th, at our Lady of Assumption church, followed by cremation. If friends so desire, donations in Des' name may be made to the Palliative Response Team Victoria Hospice, 1952 Bay Street, Victoria, BC V8R 1J8

Victoria Times Colonist 14 December 2002
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Michael George Ahern
AHERN, Michael George.—December 10, 2002, peacefully in hospital, after a short illness. Beloved husband of Susan, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Fiona and Chris, Verity and David, Bronwyn and Allan, adored and devoted "Gran Pa" of Allison and William. A private funeral service was held on December 13, 2002. Hamilton Funerals, North Shore
Sydney Morning Herald 14 December 2002
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William R. Ahearn
Formerly of Natick, suddenly, in Clermont, FL, December 9, beloved husband of the late Angela (Salvucci). Dear father of Jeffrey Ahearn of Arlington, Lynne Ahearn of Natick, Lori Leurini of Framingham, and Lisa Briones of Millis. Cherished brother of Audrey and Edna Ahearn of Allston, Diane Freire of Nashua, NH, loving grandfather to Angela Cohen and Sara Leurini. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Funeral Services in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St., (at Natick Common) NATICK, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Visiting hours Monday from 5-8 p.m. Interment St. Patrick's Cemetery Natick. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his name to the American Heart Assoc, 20 Speen St. Framingham MA 01701. [see also: Edna F. (Charbonnier) Ahearn]
The Boston Globe 15 December 2002
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Kathleen Bawn "Tuddy" (Baker) O'Hearn
O'HEARN, Kathleen Bawn "Tuddy"—Wheatstone Heights, formerly of Glenwood Avenue, died December 13, 2002, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Mary (Stuart) Baker. She was a long-time member of Brightwood. In her youth she was a softball player and played for Dartmouth Women's team. She belonged to Glenwood Avenue Cookie Swap. She also enjoyed playing bridge. She loved her golf and she kept diaries of her games and she especially loved to play golf with her best friend, Nellie Spicer. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who loved to make Sunday dinners for her family. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Gerald "G.G."; son, Kerry (Dawn); grandchildren, Ryan, Halifax; Courtney, at home. She was predeceased by brothers, Clyde and Kenneth; sisters, Margaret, Gladys, Eileen and Marion. The body has been cremated under the direction of J. Albert Walker & Sons Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Celebration of Life will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in Christ Church, Dartmouth, Canon Paul Smith officiating. Donations may be made to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch. On-line condolences may be made at: DKWalkerDirector@accesswave.ca
The Chronicle-Herald 16 December 2002
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Patricia "Pat" (McKee) Huff
NORTH BALTIMORE -- Funeral services for Patricia "Pat" Huff, 55, of Bowling Green, and formerly of North Baltimore, will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Victory Chapel, Cygnet, the Rev. William Best officiating. Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.

Mrs. Huff died at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002 at her residence. She was born Feb. 4, 1947 in Toledo to Harold and Helen (Swartz) McKee. She married Paul Huff, and he survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Rick (Rita) Ahern, Phenix City, Ala.; a step-daughter, Kimberly Graves, Bowling Green; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jacquelyn Platt. Mrs. Huff was a homemaker. She was a member of Victory Chapel, Cygnet. Memorials may be made to the family in care of the funeral home, 515 N. Main St., North Baltimore, 45872.

The Findlay Courier 16 December 2002
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Mary "Maunie" (Murphy) Ahern
AHERN (nee Murphy) (Knocknaglough, Lyreacrompane, Listowel, Co. Kerry): On December 17, 2002, peacefully, MARY (MAUNIE), beloved wife of the late Michael T. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Helen, Margaret, Maureen and Julia, sons-in-law, grandsons, brother Con, sisters Eily Mai and Julie, sister-in-law, nephews and nieces, relatives and friends. RIP. Removal on this (Wednesday) evening at 7.30pm from Lyon's Funeral Home, Derry, Listowel to the Sacred Heart Church, Lyreacrompane. Requiem Mass on tomorrow (Thursday) at 11am and funeral afterwards to Reilig Ida Naofa, Abbeyfeale.
The Irish Examiner 18 December 2002
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Jean C. (Cleary) Ahern
Of Hanover formerly of Wollaston and Dedham, Dec. 18. Wife of the late Michael J. Ahern. Mother of John F. Ahern of Easton, Christopher M. Ahern of South Boston and Katharine Ahern of LaPaz, Bolivia. Grandmother of Michael Andrew Ahern, Mary Katharine Ahern, C. Brian Ahern and Laura Marietta Ahern. Funeral Mass Monday at 9 A.M. in St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Church, 392 Hanover St., Rte. 139, Hanover. Interment in the Mass National Cemetery in Bourne at 11:15 A.M. Visiting Hours on Sunday from 1-4 P.M. in the Sullivan Funeral Home, 551 Washington St., Rte. 53, HANOVER. Due to floral restrictions at the National Cemetery, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1115 West Chestnut St., Suite 301, Brockton, MA 02301. For a complete obituary and directions visit, sullivanfuneralhome.com.
The Boston Globe 21 December 2002
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Jean C. (Cleary) Ahern
Jean C. (Cleary) Ahern, 80, of Hanover died Wednesday, December 18, 2002 in the Brockton Hospital after a brief illness. The daughter of the late Joseph and Katharine (Murphy) Cleary, she was born in Boston on August 4, 1922. She was raised and educated in Dedham and was a Graduate of the Catherine Gibbs Secretarial School in Boston. Mrs. Ahern lived in Wollaston before moving to Hanover in 1966. She was a Member of the Hanover Historical Society, the Hanover Arts Council and the Hanover Garden Club.

Wife of the late Michael J. Ahern, she is survived by 2 sons, John F. Ahern of Easton and Christopher M. Ahern of south Boston, 1 daughter, Katharine Ahern of LaPaz Bolivia and 4 grandchildren, Michael Andrew Ahern, Mary Katharine Ahern, C. Brian Ahern and Laura Marietta Ahern. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 23, 2002 at 9 AM in St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Church, 392 Hanover Street, Rte 139 in Hanover. Inter­ment will be at 11:15 AM in the Mass National Cemetery in Bourne. Visiting hours in the Sullivan Funeral Home, 551 Washington Street, Rte 53 in Hanover on Sunday afternoon from 1-4 PM. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society 1115 West Chestnut Street, Suite 301, Brockton, MA 02301.

Sullivan Funeral Home 21 December 2002
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Emmet C. O'Hearn
O'HEARN, Emmet C. Died peacefully after a long illness, December 22, 2002, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born and raised in Bellingham, WA, in 1922. He served in the Navy in WWII and later graduated from the University of San Francisco. Emmet worked for Pacific Bell as a marketing manager before retiring in 1982. He stayed busy in retirement working part-time at Harding golf course, playing golf with the SIRS organization, of which he was a member for many years, volunteering at St. Mary's Hospital in San Francisco and spending time with his beloved wife, Rosemary, who preceded him in death.

Survived by his brother, Fred O'Hearn and sister, Cecilia Fox; devoted son, Robert and fiancee Mazie, devoted sons and their wives Timothy and Mirleen, Gerald and Ellen, and devoted daughter, Elizabeth and her husband, Brad and their children, Noah, Eli, Jaime and Colin, and daughter-in-law Barbara. A Memorial Mass will be at St. Francis Solano Church, 3rd Street West, Napa Blvd, Sonoma, Thursday, 12/26/02 at noon. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in his name to the American Cancer Society, 235 Montgomery St., Suite 230, San Francisco, Ca. 94104 for lung cancer research. DUGGAN'S MISSION CHAPEL, Mission Cremation Service, 626 West Napa St., Sonoma, CA 95478

San Francisco Chronicle 24 December 2002
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Phyllis (Haskins) O'Hearn
Dec. 23, 2002, of Watertown. Beloved wife of the late Martin. Mother of Martin, Michael & Dennis. Mother-in-law of Lucy & Cindy. Grandmother of Brendan, Noah, & Tyler. Visiting hours & Funeral private. Donations may be made in her memory to Salvation Army, 33 Myrtle St., Waltham, MA 02453. Nardone Funeral Home (617) 924-1113
The Boston Globe 26 December 2002
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Michael Aherne
AHERNE (Kilbarry, Fermoy): On December 29, 2002, peacefully, at the South Infirmary, Cork, MICHAEL. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. RIP. Requiem Mass on today (Tuesday) at 12.30pm in Coolagown Church. Burial afterwards in Kilcrumper Old Cemetery.
The Irish Examiner 31 December 2002
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