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James J. Aherne
James J. Aherne, owner of a fuel oil company, died last Friday in the J.B. Thomas Hospital in Peabody after a brief illness. He was 91. A lifelong resident of Peabody, Mr. Aherne graduated from Peabody High School in 1918. He was proprietor of the Clare & Aherne Fuel Co. of Peabody from the early 1930s until he retired in 1968. Mr. Aherne was also a messenger for the Munroe & Arnold Express Co. of Peabody. He was a communicant of St. John's Church in Peabody and a member of St. John's Holy Name Society. He leaves his wife, Kathleen M. (Hallahan) Aherne; a son, James J. of Hartford; two nieces; four grandnieces; two grandnephews; and several great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews. A funeral will be held tomorrow at 9 a.m. in the Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home in Peabody. A funeral Mass will follow in St. John's Church.
The Boston Globe 13 January 1991
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Kevin M. Ahearn
MARLBORO — Kevin M. Ahearn, 43, of 5 Aspen Lane, Peabody, formerly of Marlboro, died yesterday in the Lahey Clinic, Burlington, after a long illness. He leaves his wife, Catherine L. (Girard) Ahearn of Peabody; his father and mother, Dr. John P. Ahearn of Naples, Fla., and Odette (LeMarbre) Gross of Hyannis; six brothers, John and Jeffrey Ahearn, both of Hyannis, Brian Ahearn of Marlboro, Brendan Ahearn of Sandwich, and Matthew and Michael Ahearn, both of Naples; a sister, Yvonne Russell of Boston; and several nephews and nieces. He was born in Pensacola, Fla. Mr. Ahearn was a graduate of Immaculate Conception School in Marlboro, Newman Preparatory School of Boston and Babson College in Wellesley. He was senior vice president of Nursing Service Inc. of Salem, N.H. Previously he worked at T.J. Flatley Co. Nursing Homes as a nursing home administrator. The funeral will be held Friday with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, 22 Prospect St. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Marlboro. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 265, Burlington, 01803. William R. Short Funeral Home, 95 West Main St., is directing arrangements.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 23 January 1991
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Lawrence E. O'Hearn
Lawrence E. O'Hearn, 61, Safeway and Food Barn meat cutter, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 1991. Rosary 7:30 p.m. today, Resthaven Mortuary, service 1 p.m. Wednesday, St. Anne Catholic Church.

Survivors: wife, Dolores; sons, Timothy of Tulsa, Donovan, Matthew, both of Wichita; daughters, Patricia Perona of Aurora, Colo., Susan Garner of Wichita, Barbara Britt of Jacksonville, Fla.; brother, James of Kansas City, Mo.; sisters, Muriel McKenzie of Wichita, Peggy Wilmoth of Colorado Springs; 11 grandchildren. Memorial has been established with St. Anne Catholic Church.

The Wichita Eagle 29 January 1991
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Paul T. Ahern
In Winthrop, formerly of Revere, February 10, Paul T. Beloved son of the late John J. and Julia (Desmond). Loving brother of the late John D. Ahern and Mary M. Cody. Dear uncle of Marie F. McHugh of Hingham, John P. Ahern of Newton, James C. Ahern of Quincy and Joseph G. Ahern of Weymouth and many other nephews and nieces. Devoted brother-in-law of Katherine M. Ahern of Braintree. Funeral Mass at St. Margaret's Church, Tuesday morning, February 12 at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Arrangements by the Murphy Funeral Home, Dorchester.
Patriot Ledger 11 February 1991
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Barbara (Juzbasic) Ahearne
Barbara Ahearne, 73, of Hoy Towers, Swatara Twp., died Sunday at home. She was the widow of Thomas Ahearne. Surviving are two brothers, Frank Juzbasic of Hampton, Va., and Stephen Juzbasic of New Cumberland; a sister, Angeline Dwyer of Naperville, Ill.; and several nephews and nieces. Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Wiedeman Funeral Home, Steelton. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Viewing will be from 9: 30 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at the funeral home.
The Patriot-News 26 February 1991
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James F. Ahern
James F. Ahern, a retired foreman for the Massachusetts Port Authority who spent 50 years working on Boston's waterfront, died Sunday at his home in Holbrook. He was 76. Born in Boston, Mr. Ahern graduated from Brighton High School and attended Massasoit Community College in Brockton. He was a past president of the International Longshoreman's Association Local 809 and a former Holbrook Town Meeting member. He leaves his wife, Ruth (Ratti) Scannell; two sons, William A. of Holbrook and James M. of South Boston; a daughter, Margaret A. Thompson of Dorchester; three stepsons, Paul Scannell of Holbrook, Steven Scannell of Taunton, and Richard Scannell of Stoughton; three brothers, Thomas of Buzzards Bay, Joseph of Marlborough and Charles of Stoughton; a sister, Mary Ahern of Quincy; 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph's Church, Holbrook. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Holbrook. [see also: Jeremiah J. Ahern]
The Boston Globe 29 February 1991
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Cele (Kufta) O'Hearn
CELE O'HEARN, 67, 1637 Gaston Foster Road, Orlando, died Wednesday. Born in Port Griffith, Pa., she moved to Orlando from Cleveland in 1955. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church. Survivors: husband, Carl; son, Darrell Gallagher, Tallahassee; brother, Frank Kufta, Boca Raton; sisters, Helen Smith, Ann Kufta, both of Boca Raton, Josie Anthony, Cleveland. Colonial Carey Hand Funeral Home, Orlando.
The Orlando Sentinel 8 March 1991
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Ruth (O'Hearne) McCarthy
Ruth O'Hearne McCarthy, 80, Fayetteville, former teacher in Watertown area schools, died Thursday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse. The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Eaton-Tubbs-Schepp Funeral Home, Fayetteville, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Fayetteville. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 130 E. Genesee St.

Surviving are a son, Daniel J., Matawan, N.J.; a daughter, Elizabeth McCarthy Daly, DeWitt, and 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was born April 3, 1910, in Brooklyn, a daughter of Joseph and Julia Nash O'Hearne. She was a graduate of Maxwell Teachers' Training School, New York City, and received a bachelor's degree from Fordham University, the Bronx, and a master's degree from Syracuse University.

Mrs. McCarthy resided in Watertown for many years, moved to DeWitt in 1964, and had resided in Fayetteville for the past 12 years. She retired in 1979 from the Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District as a reading clinician for Special Help Services. Mrs. McCarthy had previously been a reading clinician for the East Syracuse-Minoa Central School District and had taught in parochial and public schools in the Watertown area, where she founded the Watertown Reading and Study Skills Center. Her husband, the late Daniel J. McCarthy, was a retired architect who at one time worked in the Watertown office of Sargent Webster Crenshaw & Folley. Also a native of Brooklyn, Mr. McCarthy died Dec. 18, 1989. He was 83. Mrs. McCarthy was a member of the New York State Teachers' Association, the International Reading Association and the Philanthropic Educational Organizational Chapter BT, town of Manlius. Mrs. McCarthy was also a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church, where she was active in the altar-rosary society, Church Mice group and parish newspaper.

Watertown Daily Times 15 March 1991
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Rose Rita Ahern
Rose Rita Ahern of 12 Woodford St. died Tuesday in University of Massachusetts Hospital after a short illness. She leaves a brother, Edmund F. Ahern of Shrewsbury; a sister, Florence M. Hawkesworth of Worcester; three nephews; four nieces; and grandnephews and grandnieces. She was born in Worcester, daughter of James F. and Florence G. (Murphy) Ahern, and lived here all her life. Miss Ahern taught learning disabled children in the special education department of the Worcester public schools the past 39 years. Previously, she taught in Auburn public schools. She graduated from the former Ascension High School and received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Worcester State College. She was a lifetime member of Ascension Church, where she taught in the C.C.D. program. She was a member of the National Education Association, the Massachusetts Teachers Association, the Education Association of Worcester, the Worcester State College Alumni Association and the Guild of Our Lady of Providence. Miss Ahern was a member and former president of Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international honor society for women educators. She was a member and past president of Notre Dame Alumnae Association. The funeral will be held Saturday from Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Ascension Church, 40 Vernon St. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. The family requests flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, 555 Plantation St., Worcester, 01605.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 21 March 1991
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Doris Jean Ahern
AHERN, Doris Jean. — March 26, 1991, at home, Nowra, formerly of Yagoona, beloved wife of Maurice, loved mother of Brian and Margaret, Alan and Coleen, Michael and Lynda, beloved Nanna of their children. Aged 71 years.
Sydney Morning Herald 28 March 1991
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Alice L. O'Hearn
A funeral Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Francis Xavier Church, Hyannis, for Alice L. O'Hearn, a retired secretary who worked for more than 30 years for Universal CIT Co., a financial service in Boston. Miss O'Hearn died Saturday at Cape Cod Hospital. She was 77 and a resident of Hyannis. Born in Somerville, Miss O'Hearn was a graduate of the former Latin High School in Cambridge. She leaves two sisters, Marion O'Hearn of Hyannis and Ruth E. Boulton of South Yarmouth; and a brother, Walter E. O'Hearn of Dennis.
The Boston Globe 1 April 1991
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Cornelius P. Ahern
Cornelius P. Ahern, 68, of 621 31st St., West Des Moines, died of a heart attack Wednesday at his home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, of which he was a member, with burial at Resthaven Cemetery in Trenton, Mo. Mr. Ahern was born in Somerville, Mass., and had lived in Des Moines 25 years. He was a retired division special agent for the Rock Island Railraod and a member of the Iowa Association of Chief and Police Officers. Survivors include three sons, Neil of England, Stephen of Burnsville, Minn., and Kevin of University City, Mo.; two daughters, Kathleen Ahern of Pearblossum, Calif., and Mary Anne Ahern of Chicago; a brother, Daniel of Atkinson, N.H.; and Alice Pyne of Somerville; and two grandchildren. Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at McLaren's Funeral Chapel in West Des Moines, where a vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. today. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
The Des Moines Register 19 April 1991
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James Eugene O'Hearne
A memorial service for James E. O'Hearne, a retired highway engineer, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Lombard Little Chapel of the Chimes. Private burial will be in Willamette National Cemetery. Mr. O'Hearne died of cancer Monday in his North Portland home at the age of 81.

He was born Jan. 31, 1910, in Mount Vernon, Wash. He married Erma Hills on Aug. 18, 1934, in Oakridge. The couple moved to the Portland area in the early 1940s. Mr. O'Hearne worked for the Bureau of Public Roads for 43 years until his retirement in 1972. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. His wife died in 1989. Survivors include his son, Michael of Washougal, Wash.; daughter, Carol Otis of Portland; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family suggests that remembrances be contributions to the Oregon Division of the American Cancer Society.

The Oregonian 24 April 1991
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Valerie Gwenneth (Sharpe) Ahearn
AHEARN, Valerie Gwenneth. — April 23, 1991 (after a long illness) at home, late of Greystanes, dearly loved wife of Bill, loving mother and mother-in-law of Tracey and Gregg and Graham, beloved Nanna of Nicole and Jayson, loved daughter of Frederick (Mick) and Naomi Sharpe, fond sister of Marge, Jen and Ron. Sadly missed by all.

AHEARN, Valerie Gwenneth. — April 23, 1991, a true friend, sadly missed. Beryl.
Sydney Morning Herald 26 April 1991
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Mary E. Ahearn
Mary E. Ahearn of Dorchester, a retired switchboard operator, died Sunday at Garney Hospital in Dorchester after a brief illness. She was 89. Born in New York, she was raised in East Boston, where she attended St. Mary's School. Miss Ahearn was employed for more than 40 years as a switchboard operator for the John Carter Paper Co., in Boston. She was a member of St. Brendan's Church in Dorchester for 32 years. Miss Ahearn is survived by four nieces; 20 grandnieces and grandnephews; and 13 great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews. A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Miss Ahearn at 10 a.m. tomorrow in St. Brendan's Church, 589 Gallivan Blvd., Dorchester. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Arrangements are by John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home, Dorchester.
Boston Herald 1 May 1991
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Joseph B. Ahearn
Joseph B. Ahearn, a salesman for 45 years with the former J. J. Crimmings Co. of Brighton, a distributor of dental supplies, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home in Lynnfield. He was 73. Mr. Ahearn, who retired in 1989, was born in Boston and graduated from English High School in 1936. At English, he played halfback on the football team and served as captain of the baseball team. He was later inducted into the English High School Athletic Hall of Fame. During World War II, he flew 25 missions over France and Germany as a crewman of a B-17 in the 92d Bomb Group, based in England. He attained the rank of technical sergeant and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. He leaves his wife, Olivia (Rossetti); a son, Joseph B. Jr. of Gloucester; and four grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be said Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Maria Goretti Church, Lynnfield. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.
The Boston Globe 4 May 1991
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Daniel E. O'Hearn
Services for Daniel E. O'Hearn, 92, formerly of Sandra Lane, North Syracuse, who died Friday at Loretto Geriatric Center after a brief illness, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the geriatric center. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery. Calling hours will be 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Loretto Geriatric Center. Born in Schenectady, Mr. O'Hearn had lived in Syracuse since 1935. He retired in 1962 as a draftsman for General Electric Co. He formerly was employed in the title business. Surviving are a son, Kevin of Syracuse; a sister, M. Bernadine Herskind of Schenectady; and two nieces, Kathleen Splann of Syracuse and Patricia Donovin of Hackettstown, N.J. Farone & Son Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
The Syracuse Post-Standard 27 May 1991
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Thomas Alphonsus Ahern
AHERN, Thomas Alphonsus. — June 24, 1991 (suddenly) at home, born in Cork, Ireland, beloved husband of Josie and loving father of Kathleen and Geraldine. Aged 70 years. For full details please see Wednesday's Herald.
Sydney Morning Herald 25 June 1991
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Sister Mary Susanna Ahearne
Sister Mary Susanna Ahearne, 93, with the Sisters of Notre Dame, died Thursday in the Notre Dame Care Center, 555 Plantation St. She leaves three nephews, Patrick and Oliver Ahearne, both of Brighton, and Declan Ahearne in County Waterford, Ireland. A brother, Maurice Ahearne of New Hope, Minn., died June 14. She was born in County Waterford, Ireland, daughter of Michael and Mary (Doyle) Ahearne, and lived many years in the Boston area. She also lived in Leominster from 1956 to 1961. She came here in 1986. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1924. Sister Ahearne was a cook at several Notre Dame convents in the Boston area, mainly in Lawrence, South Boston and the community residence at Emmanuel College in Boston.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow, with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in the Notre Dame Convent Chapel, 555 Plantation St. Burial will be in Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery. Calling hours at the convent are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to the Retirement Fund of the Sisters of Notre Dame, P.O. Box 112, Boston, 02117. Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., is directing arrangements.

Worcester Telegram & Gazette 28 June 1991
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Lillie May (O'Hearn) Corsi
Lillie May O'Hearn Corsi, 91, of Pennsauken, died Wednesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden. Survivors: a son, Alvin J. Corsi, of Pennsauken; two daughters, Frances Dooley of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Virginia King of Deptford; 11 grandchildren, and five sisters, Virginia Brown and Mabel Kearnes, both of Gloucester City, Myrtle Lion of Collingswood, Sara Weisman of Gibbsboro and Emma Goodman of Camden. Services: private. Inglesby & Sons Funeral Home, Pennsauken.
The Philadelphia Inquirer 13 July 1991
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Patrick H. Ahern
AHERN, PATRICK H., 64, of St. Petersburg Beach, died Monday (July 29, 1991) at home. He was born in Detroit and came here in 1981 from Clarkston, Mich. He was a sales representative for a maker of industrial furnaces, owner of Alhern Industries, and later, co-owner of Martin Industrial Furnaces Co., Troy, Mich. He was also former owner of Jack's Liquor Store and Jack's Waterfront Restaurant & Lounge, St. Petersburg Beach. He was a Merchant Marine veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, where he served as a Eucharistic minister, and was past president of its ushers club. He was a member of Knights of Columbus and a vice president of St. Vincent de Paul's Society. Survivors include his wife, Mary J.; six sons, James and Kevin, both of St. Petersburg Beach, Richard, West Bloomfield, Mich., Patrick, Shelton, Mass., Lawrence, St. Petersburg, and Timothy, Waterford, Mich.; a daughter, Diane Zurcher, West Bloomfield; and 13 grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg Times 30 July 1991
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Donald P. O'Hern
Donald P. O'Hern, a retired Chicago fireman who operated an Oak Lawn locksmith business, died of a heart attack Wednesday at his Orland Park home. He was 60. Mr. O'Hern joined the Chicago Fire Department in 1962 and was with Engine Co. 39 at 33rd and Ashland for 27 years. After his retirement in 1989, he founded Emergency Lock Service, 9806 Southwest Hwy., which he operated until his death.

Mr. O'Hern, who was born on the South Side, graduated from Tilden Tech. He was a member of the Chicago South Elks Lodge 1596. During the Korean War, he served in the Army. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; four daughters, Bonnie Gerig, Tamara, Erin and Kerri; two sons, Donald Jr. and Shawn; a sister, Laverne Laird; a brother, Lawrence, and five grandchildren. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd, Oak Lawn. Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 14327 Highland Ave., Orland Park. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, West 87th and South Hamlin, Evergreen Park.

Chicago Sun-Times 2 August 1991
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James A. Ahern
AHERN—James A., of Quincy, August 13, 1991, beloved husband of Irene E. Curran. Father of Nancy E. Leach of North Andover, James S. of Manchester, N.H., Robert J., Laurie A. and Michael P. Ahern all of Quincy. Brother of John Ahern of Squantum, Elizabeth Ridge of Quincy, Ann Lustman of Chicago, Ill. Grandfather of James P. and Colleen L. Ahern, Allison and Shaun Leach. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral from the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., WOLLASTON, Friday at 9:15. Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, No. Quincy at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Donations may be made to Dana Farber Lung Cancer Group, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA. [see also: Helen D. (Kelly) Ahern]
The Boston Globe 14 August 1991
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James J. Ahearn Sr.
PAXTON—James J. Ahearn Sr., 77, of 134 Marshall St. died yesterday in the Oakdale Nursing Home, 76 North Main St., Oakdale. His wife, Leona M. (Godaire) Ahearn, died in 1988. He leaves four sons, James J. Ahearn of Templeton, John T. Ahearn of Rutland, Patrick A. and Joseph P. Ahearn, both of North Brookfield; a daughter, Sandra L. Milner of Spencer; two brothers, George F. Ahearn of Paxton and William Ahearn of West Boylston; three sisters, Margaret Doyle of Leicester, Lillian Reynolds of Worcester and Dorothy Benson of Paxton; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Paxton, son of John F. and Marcella (Zablo) Ahearn. Mr. Ahearn was a steelworker at Worcester Works, U.S. Steel Corp., before retiring many years ago. He was a member of the Worcester County League of Sportsmen and St. Columba's Parish. The funeral will be held tomorrow from Morrison Funeral Home, 1131 Main St., Leicester, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Columba's Church, 18 Richards Ave. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park. Calling hours at the funeral home are 6 to 9 tonight. Flowers may be sent, or memorial donations made to the Arthritis Foundation, 29 Craft St., Newton, 02160. [see also: Janice (Stone) Ahearn.]
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 29 August 1991
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John F. Ahern
John F. Ahern, a Salem electrician and former minor league baseball player, died Sunday in Salem Hospital after a long illness. He was 62 and lived in Salem. Mr. Ahern, born in Salem, was a 1947 graduate of Salem High School, where he was class president and played football, baseball and hockey. Mr. Ahern was a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox minor league team in Pawtucket until entering the Army in 1950. Following his discharge from the service, Mr. Ahern became an electrician and joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 259 and Local 103. He was a member of the Salem Elks and the Disabled American Veterans. Mr. Ahern also coached the Cardinals baseball team in the Salem Pony League. He leaves his wife, Mary (Ahern); three sons, Michael of San Francisco, Sean of Brockton, and William of Salem; a daughter, Mary Ellen Gibb of Lynn; a brother, William of Beverly; two sisters, Mary Gallant and Esther Rubin, both of Salem; and two grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be said Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. James Church, Salem.
The Boston Globe 3 September 1991
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Cecilia L. (Ahearn) Bonczek
Cecilia L. (Ahearn) Bonczek, 90, of 11 Kessell St., Grafton, formerly of Worcester, died Thursday in her home. Her husband, John P. Bonczek, died in 1971. She leaves two daughters, Elizabeth Gordon of Grafton, with whom she lived, and Rita Carpenter of Los Alamos, N.M.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a niece. She was born in Leicester, daughter of Thomas A. and Cecilia (Kennedy) Ahearn, and lived most of her life in Worcester before moving to Grafton in 1981. Mrs. Bonczek was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. The funeral will be held Wednesday from Nordgren, Carrigan, Mangsen Memorial Chapel, 300 Lincoln St., with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, 353 Grove St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Leicester. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Massachusetts, 120 Thomas St., Worcester, 01608.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 9 September 1991
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Harry D. Ahearn
HARRY D. AHEARN, 72, of Ridgewood died Sunday. Before retiring in 1985, he was a teacher at Ridgewood High School for 30 years. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University and Columbia Teacher's College. He received Princeton University's Secondary Teacher's Award in 1984. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Laura Scullin Ahearn; a daughter, Carol Kolinsky of Prospect Park, and a granddaughter. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at C.C. Van Emburgh, Ridgewood. Visiting will be tonight from 7 to 9 and Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. Donations to the American Heart Association, 2550 Route 1, North Brunswick, N.J. 08902, would be appreciated.
The Northern New Jersey Record 17 September 1991
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Francis F. Ahern
Francis F. Ahern of Dorchester, a mail handler for the U. S. Postal Service, died Sunday at Carney Hospital in Dorchester. He was 64. Mr. Ahern was a lifelong resident of Boston. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Marguerite A. (Gaunt); two sons, Richard of California and Kevin of Dorchester; two daughters, Karen and Cheryl Ripley, both of New Hampshire; a sister, Margaret West of Barnstable; a nephew and seven grandchildren. A graveside service will be held for Mr. Ahern at 11:30 a.m. today at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Arrangements are by John C. Mulry Funeral Home, Dorchester.
The Boston Herald 17 October 1991
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Deanna Lou (McAllister) O'Hern
Deanna Lou O'Hern, 53, former Fourth National Bank employee, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1991. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Walnut Hill Cemetery, Kingman. Survivors: daughter, Tara M. Seales, parents, Norris and Margaret McAllister, all of Wichita. Byrd-Snodgrass Funeral Home.
Wichita Eagle 17 October 1991
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Katherine M. (Flynn) Ahern
Katherine M. (Flynn) Ahern of Jamaica Plain, a retired special education teacher for the Arlington public schools, died Monday at the Norwood Hospital. She was 89. Born in Boston, Mrs. Ahern began her education at Girl's Latin School and went on to attend Wheelock College and Boston University. She was a special education teacher for the Arlington public schools for many years. She was a member of the Philomaetha Club, Catholic Daughters of America, Massachusetts Teachers of Special Education and Sir Thomas More Society. A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Mrs. Ahern today at 10 a.m. in Infant Jesus Church, West Roxbury. Interment will be in Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline. Arrangements are by William J. Gormley Funeral Service, Jamaica Plain.
The Boston Herald 24 October 1991
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William J. Ahearn
William J. Ahearn, 99, of 38 School St., a retired foreman for Consolidated Cigar Corp., died Sunday at home. He retired in 1967 as a farm foreman. He worked several years ago on area farms, and also for Warner Brothers Construction Co. Born in Deerfield, he lived here for many years, and attended local schools. He was an Army veteran of World War I. He was a communicant of St. James's Church in South Deerfield, and a member of the Sunderland Men's Club. He was also a charter member of the Whately Grange.

His first wife, the former Leila Blackmer, died in 1944. He leaves his second wife, the former Edna Munks; three sons, Richard of Greenfield, Michael and Robert of Sunderland; two daughters, Mary Ahearn of Sunderland and Ann Barstow of Hadley; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandchild, and nieces and nephews. Another son, William, died in 1973, and another daughter, Rosalie Totaro, in 1958.

The funeral will be Wednesday morning at Wrisley Funeral Home and St. James's Church, both in South Deerfield, with burial at St. Mary's Cemetery in Northampton. Calling hours are on the morning of the funeral. Memorial contributions may be made to the Firemen's Ambulance Fund, in care of Alec Kulessa of Main Street, Sunderland, or the Memorial Day Parade Committee, in care of Margaret Wolejko of Sunderland, 01375.

Springfield Union-News 5 November 1991
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Barbara A. O'Hearn
Barbara A. O'Hearn, 68, formerly of 32 Harding Ave., a retired head administrative clerk for the state Department of Public Works in Lenox, died Wednesday in a Lenox nursing home. She started working for the state in 1951, and retired in 1986. She had also worked for Bringman Realty Co. and the Pittsfield Draft Board. Born and schooled in this city, she was a 1942 graduate of Pittsfield High School. She was also graduated from the Pittsfield Secretarial School, and was a communicant of St. Teresa's Church.

She leaves a brother, Brendan M. of Clinton, N.Y., and a sister, M. Patricia Eagan of Holden. A funeral Mass will be said Saturday morning in the church, with burial at St. Thomas's Cemetery in Palmer. Kelly Funeral Home is in charge, and memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, 240 Main St., Northampton, 01060.

Springfield Union-News 14 November 1991
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Mary Alice O'Hearn
O'HEARN, MARY ALICE, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Sat., Nov. 23, 1991, Beloved daughter of the late Michael J. and Anna O'Hearn (nee Rhiver), dear sister of the late Kathryn Belle Siman, our dear sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, great-great-aunt, and cousin. Funeral at Kriegshauser South Mortuary, 4228 South Kingshighway Blvd., on Monday, Nov. 25, at 11 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation at 10 a.m. Monday.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 24 November 1991
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John Alfred Ahearn
AHEARN, John Alfred. — December 4, 1991, late of East Lindfield, beloved husband of Sheila, love father and father-in-law of John and Kay, grandfather of Mark and Ryan. Aged 74 years. Privately Interred.
Sydney Morning Herald 11 December 1991
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Eileen (O'Hearn) O'Hara
Eileen O'Hearn O'Hara, 79, of Chicago died there Nov. 12. Services were held in Chicago with burial in Evanston, Ill. Mrs. O'Hara, a Denver native, worked for the Colorado Department of Agriculture. She moved to Chicago in 1983. Survivors include four daughters, Mary Ann Holt of Milford, Va., Ellen Holder of Seattle, and Margaret O'Hara and Delia Mindell of Chicago; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Rocky Mountain News 20 December 1991
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Ronald N. O'Hern
UXBRIDGE — Ronald N. O'Hern, 57, of 13 McCaffrey St. died Saturday in Milford- Whitinsville Regional Hospital, Milford, after an illness. He leaves his wife, Nancy (Nadeau) O'Hern; a son, Timothy O'Hern of Danielson; two daughters, Erin O'Hern of Worcester and Colleen Sizer of Whitinsville; a brother, John O'Hern; two sisters, Shirley and Florence O'Hern, all of Providence, R.I.; a granddaughter; nephews and nieces. Mr. and Mrs. O'Hern were married June 28, 1957. He was born in Providence, R.I., son of John and Lillian O'Hern, and lived here 30 years.

Mr. O'Hern was an Army veteran of the Korean War, serving in Korea. He then served during that war with the Coast Guard in Maine. Mr. O'Hern was a supervisor for many years at the former Burnat Yarn Co. before he retired. He was a member of the Flying Squadron of Uxbridge and Uxbridge Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was commander of Charles A. Rice Post, American Legion and served on the local 250th Anniversary Parade Committee.

Mr. O'Hern donated his body to the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, for research. Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Road. The Rev. Mel Hansen will officiate. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7 Oak St., Worcester, 01609.

Worcester Telegram & Gazette 31 December 1991
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