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Miss Mary E. Ahearn
WORCESTER—Mary E. Ahearn, 96, a lifelong resident of the city, died yesterday in St. Francis Home after an illness. She leaves a sister, Margaret M. Ahearn of Worcester, and several cousins. She was born in Worcester, the daughter of Patrick T. and Mary A. (Harrigan) Ahearn. Miss Ahearn worked at the Massachusetts Electric Co. for 40 years, retiring in 1965. She was a member of St. Stephen's Church for more than 75 years. The funeral will be held tomorrow from Callahan Bros. Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Stephen's Church, 357 Grafton St. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 4 to 7 tonight. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis Home, 101 Plantation St., Worcester, or St. Stephen's Church Restoration Fund, 16 Hamilton St., Worcester.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 3 January 1997
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Marjorie W. (O'Hearn) Fredricks
FREDRICKS—Marjorie W. (O'Hearn) January 3, 1997, wife of the late Roy G. Fredricks; mother of Sharon Mary Ellen (Nicholas) Sarnowski, Marcia Ann, Lynn Elizabeth and the late Suzanne Marjorie (Paul) Takac; grandmother of Michael, Karen Luthart, Mark Sarnowski, Paul Jr. (Regan) and Kristen Takac; sister of Marie (Judge James B. Jr.) Kane and the late Robert and Paul O'Hearn. Friends may call Sunday 7-9 p.m. at the Reddington Funeral Home, 657 Abbot Rd. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Monday at a time to be announced. Flowers gratefully declined. Contributions may be made to the Lord of Life Adult Day Health Center, 1025 Borden Road, Depew.
Buffalo News 4 January 1997
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Mary S. (Smith) Ahern
VIRGINIA — Mary S. (Smith) Ahern, 84, of Vienna, Va. and Boynton Beach, Fla. (formerly of Greenfield and Rockport), died Monday, Jan. 6, 1997 at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Boynton Beach, Fla. Born in Washburn, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Herbert L. and Lola W. Smith. She was the wife of the late Charles F. Ahern.

She is survived by six children, Brian K. Ahern of Marlborough, Ann Marie Pederson of Hagerstown, Md., Carole F. Smith of Shelburn Falls, Lola J. Leonard of Vienna, Va., Charles F. Ahern, Jr. of Rockport and Michael J. Ahern of Rockport; 22 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, may be made to a charity of one's choice. There will be a liturgy of Christian burial at St. Joseph's Church on Church Street, Shelburn Falls on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in North Branch Cemetery, Colrain.

Middlesex News 10 January 1997
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Ellen Aloysia Ahern
She spent her final four years in Ottawa living quietly in a retirement home, but for most of her life, Judge Ellen Aloysia Ahern was anything but retiring. Ahern, known as Allie, died Friday in Ottawa at age 93. Prominent in Halifax, where she lived for many years, she was known for her work in business and volunteer organizations. Her husband, the late John Edward Ahern, was mayor of Halifax in the 1940s. The first woman to be appointed a judge of the Citizenship Court of Canada, in 1966, Ahern was named to the Order of Canada in 1973. In her eight years as a citizenship judge, before she retired in 1974, she took the court all around the province, said her daughter Patricia Bennett of Gloucester. ''Now they make them all go to Halifax,'' Bennett said. ''She was extremely interested in new Canadians, and she personally interviewed each one who came through her court,'' said Bennett, who was Ahern's only child. Ahern had five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, many of whom live in the Ottawa area. A graduate of the Maritime Business College in Halifax, Ahern worked before her judicial career in law offices and the insurance industry, holding a full-time job most of her life.

She was very active in the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women, including a stint as national president in 1950 to 1952. She was also on the federation's international board of directors. It was an era when most professional women, such as doctors and lawyers, weren't permitted to join associations such as the bar and Canadian Medical Association. So the federation was an especially important voice for women, Bennett said. In the late 1940s, Ahern came to Ottawa with a delegation to lobby for equal pay for women. Her volunteer work was extensive. She headed the provincial Catholic Women's League and the Liberal Women's Association, as well as serving as president of the Halifax City and County Council. She was also active with the Red Cross and the Children's Aid Society in Nova Scotia, the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire and Zonta Club International. She was a member of the board of governors of Mount St. Vincent University. Despite her career, and involvement in national and provincial issues affecting women, she didn't consider herself a feminist, Bennett said. ''She was very feminine, always beautifully dressed and always quietly going about her work.'' A staunch Roman Catholic, she acted out her beliefs. ''My mother felt that you have a responsibility. You have a duty to serve your community, your family, your church.'' A service was scheduled for today at 11 a.m. at Annunciation of the Lord Church, 2414 Ogilvie Rd., Gloucester.

Ottawa Citizen 13 January 1997
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Ellen Aloysia Ahern
Ellen Aloysia Ahern, a citizenship judge and wife of a former Halifax mayor, has died at age 93. She spent her final four years in Ottawa living quietly in a retirement home, but for most of her life, she was anything but retiring. Ahern, known as Allie, died Friday. Prominent in Halifax, where she lived for many years, she was known for her work in business and volunteer organizations. Her husband, the late John Edward Ahern, was mayor in the 1940s. The first woman appointed to the Citizenship Court of Canada, in 1966, Ahern was awarded the Order of Canada in 1973. In her eight years as a citizenship judge, before she retired in 1974, she took the court all around the province, said daughter Patricia Bennett. "She was extremely interested in new Canadians, and she personally interviewed each one who came through her court," said Bennett, Ahern's only child. She had five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, many of whom live in the Ottawa area. A graduate of Halifax's Maritime Business College, Ahern worked before her judicial career in law offices and the insurance industry, holding a full-time job most of her life. She was active in the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women, including a stint as national president in 1950 to 1952. She was also on the federation's international board of directors. The federation was an important voice for women, said Bennett. In the late 1940s, Ahern came to Ottawa with a delegation to lobby for equal pay for women. She also headed the provincial Catholic Women's League and the Liberal Women's Association, as well as serving as president of the Halifax city and county council. She was also a member of the board of governors of Mount St. Vincent University.
Halifax Daily News 13 January 1997
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Catherine B. "Kitty" (Ahearne) McGuinness
On Jan. 13, 1997; beloved wife of the late James; mother of James of VA, Edward of NY, Michael of CA, Joseph of Pgh; also 8 grandchildren; sister of Edward, John and Joseph Ahearne. Friends received at Lawrence B. McCabe Funberal Home, 9311 Frankstown Rd. (Penn Hills). (100% owned and operated by McCabe family.) Mass of Christian Burial from Mother of Good Counsel Church, St. Charles Lawanta Parish Fri. 11 a.m. Visitations Wed. 7-9 & Thurs. 2-4 & 7-9.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 15 January 1997
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Mrs. Julie (Gleason) Ahern
Dec. 11, 1908 — Jan. 19, 1997—Julie Ahern, director of medical records at Mercy Hospital in New Orleans for 40 years, died of natural causes Sunday in Walnut Creek. She was 88. The New Orleans native lived in Concord before moving to Walnut Creek four years ago. She was a member of the Louisiana Medical Records Association and American Association of Retired Persons. She was a lifelong member of the Catholic church. She is survived by her son, Gerard C. Ahern of Concord; and three grandchildren. Her husband, Charles Gerard Ahern, died in 1959. Services: Private services and burial at Lake Lawn Park, Metaire, La. Arrangements by Affordable Mortuary Services, Walnut Creek.
Contra Costa Times 22 January 1997
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Jane T. (Murphy) Ahearn
Jane T. Murphy Ahearn, 83, of Enfield, died Jan. 15, 1997, at Parkway Pavilion Healthcare. Born in New York City, she lived in Enfield for the past 40 years. Mrs. Ahearn worked in the cafeteria at the John F. Kennedy Middle School before retiring in 1978. She was a member of Holy Family Church and its Ladie's Guild.

She leaves a son and his wife, Michael and Maureen Ahearn of Enfield; a granddaughter, Meghan Ahearn of Enfield; a sister, Mary Reilly of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Martin Ahearn.

The funeral was held from Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Rd., followed by a Mass at Holy Family Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Holy Family Church, 23 Simon Road, Enfield, Ct. 06082.

Enfield Press 23 January 1997
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Lillias Evva (Ahearn) Massey
MASSEY, Lillias Evva (nee AHEARN). Suddenly at Ottawa after a brief illness on Sunday, January 19, 1997 in her 79th year. Beloved wife of the late Lionel Vincent MASSEY. Loving mother of June MASSEY, London, Eng.; Evva MASSEY- HENRY of Picton, Ontario; and Susan WATERWORTH, Warsaw, Ontario. She will be sadly missed by all, including her grandchildren Eric, Eugene and Michael; Ryan and Tobin. Friends may visit at the centre chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Friday from 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held at All Saints Anglican, 317 Chapel St, (at Laurier), Ottawa on Saturday, January 25, 1997 at 11 am. For those wishing, donations to the Riverside Hospital of Ottawa Foundation, 1967 Riverside Drive, Ottawa K1H 7W9 would be appreciated.
The Ottawa Citizen 23 January 1997
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Betty (Littrell) O'Hern
SOMERSET—Betty Littrell O'Hern, 237 Meadow Point Drive, retired history, math and English teacher, former Beacon Hill Baptist Church librarian, wife of Forrest Dale O'Hern, died Wednesday. Services 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Pulaski Funeral Home. Visitation 6 p.m. Saturday.
Lexington Herald-Leader 24 January 1997
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Daniel Peter Lenhardt
LENHARDT, DANIEL PETER, Jan. 26, 1997, Baptized into the Hope of Christ's Resurrection. Darling son of Jennifer K. Lenhardt and Ryan G. Ahern, dearest grandson of Betty J. Lenhardt and Nancy and Arch Ahern, beloved great-grandson, nephew, family and friend. Service from Hoffmeister Broadway Fitzgerald Chapel, 7814 S. Broadway, Wed., 9:30 a.m. to St. Stephen Protomartyr at 10 a.m. for Mass of the Angels. Visitation Tues., 3 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to American Cancer Society appreciated.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 28 January 1997
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Grace C. (Proctor) Ahern
NORTH READING—Grace C. (Proctor) Ahern, 77, of North Reading, died Tuesday at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Mrs. Ahern was born in Boston and had lived in North Reading for the past 52 years. She was a member of St. Theresa Church for many years. She leaves her husband Daniel J. Ahern Jr., daughters Patricia Ahern of Hollis, N.H., and Mary and her husband Nathan Kamensky of Epping, N.H., sons Daniel of Atkinson, N.H., and John and his wife Ellen of Tewksbury, sisters Helen Sylvia of North Reading, Mary Moore of Wareham and Betty Griffin of Marshfield, brothers John Proctor and Paul Proctor, both of North Reading and Ralph Proctor of Hyde Park and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. tomorrow from the Croswell Funeral, 19 Bow St., North Reading, followed by a Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa Church in North Reading. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, also in North Reading. Friends and relatives may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lawrence Eagle-Tribune 30 January 1997
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Julie (Gleason) Ahern
AHERN — Julie Gleason Ahern on Sunday, January 19, 1997 in Walnut Creek, CA. Age 88 years. Wife of the late Charles Gerard Ahern. Mother of Gerard C. Ahern of Concord, CA. Also survived by 3 grandchildren. A lifelong [sic] resident of New Orleans, LA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services to be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home Chapel, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. (in Metairie Cemetery). Inurment will follow in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until service time.

Julie Gleason Ahern, a retired director of records for Memorial Medical Center, died Jan. 19 at San Marco Convalescent Home in Walnut Creek, Calif. She was 88. Mrs. Ahern was born in New Orleans and had lived in Concord, Calif., for the past three years. She was a member of the Louisiana Medical Records Association and the American Association of Retired Persons. Survivors include a son, Gerard C. Ahern, and three grandchildren. A funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontarchain Blvd. Visitation will be at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.
The Times Picayune 2 February 1997
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Joseph G. Ahern
Joseph G. Ahern, 75, of Stoughton, an electrician for the General Services Administration for 30 years, died Saturday at the Goddard Transitional Center. Mr. Ahern was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion in Dedham. Mr. Ahern was born in Boston, educated in Charlestown and lived in Stoughton for 38 years. He is survived by his wife, Mary E. (McBrien) Ahern, a son, Gerald J. Ahern of Stoughton, a daughter, Carol A. Langford of Medway, a brother, George Ahern of Florida, and three grandchildren. He was also the father of the late Stephen J. Ahern. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Our Lady of the Rosary Church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Visiting is from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Route 27). Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1115 W. Chestnut St., Suite 301, Brockton 02401.
Quincy Patriot Ledger 3 February 1997
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Iona B. (Gibbons) [Fisher] Weber O'Hearn
Iona B. O'Hearn - Loudonville (Ohio) - Iona B. O'Hearn, 77, of 219 N. Riverside Drive died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at MedCentral/Mansfield Hospital after a short illness. She was born April 13, 1919 in Galion to Pearl and Hartley Gibbons. At age 3, she was adopted by Fred and Portia Kick Fisher. She was a graduate of Loudonville High School and Mount Sinai School of Nursing in Cleveland. She was a cadet nurse during World War II and was employed as a registered nurse at Mount Sinai and Glenmont hospitals in Cleveland. She retired from Kettering Hospital in 1974. Mrs. O'Hearn was a member of the United Methodist Church where she was active in the choir, Sunday school and women's association. She was an avid camper and traveler. Surviving are a sister, Martha Porter of Jacksonville, Fla., and a sister-in-law, Isabelle Gibbons of Victorville, Calif. She was preceded in death by husbands Archie O'Hearn and John Weber; two infant sons; and a brother, William Gibbons. Calling hours are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home and Saturday one hour before 1:30 p.m. services at the United Methodist Church. The Rev. Gary Pollock will officiate. Burial will be in Loudonville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Loudonville United Methodist Church, 124 N. Market St., Loudonville (Ohio) 44842.
Loudonville Democrat February 1997
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Eleanor J. (Ahern) Olmstead
OLMSTEAD, ELEANOR J. (nee Ahern), Baptized into the Hope of Christ's Resurrection, Wed. Feb. 12, 1997, dear wife of Sam C. Olmstead, Sr., dear mother of Cecilia (Randy) Davis, Theresa (the late John) Duker, Mildred (Thomas) Wears, Paul Olmstead and John (Cindy) Olmstead, dear step-mother of Elizabeth Olmstead, Ann (Oriol) Aquino and Sam Olmstead, Jr., dear sister of Dorothy Ahern and Rosemary Haberkorn, dear grandmother of six, dear sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend. Visitation will be held Sun. Feb. 16 at Passionist Nuns Monastery Chapel, 15700 Clayton Rd. from 3 to 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial, Mon. Feb. 17 at St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, 15642 Clayton Rd. at 10 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Passionist Nuns appreciated. Kriegshauser Brothers Funeral Service.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 14 February 1997
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William J. "Billy" Ahern
AHERN, Mr. William J. Ahern, 78, of Hartford, died Thursday (February 13, 1997) at his home. He was the husband of the beloved Lillian (Bates) Ahern who died in March of 1985, He was born in Hartford, June 26, 1918 and lived in Hartford all his life. He was the son of Irish immigrants, the late James and Mary (Kelliher) Ahern. Before his retirement he was employed by the State Department of Transportation for 15 years. Prior to this, he worked for Pratt & Whitney Chandler Evans Division for 30 years. "Billy" was a charter member of the Irish American Home Society and very proud of his Irish heritage. One of the greatest honors of his lifetime was when he was selected to be the 1985 Grand Parade Marshal for the St. Patrick's Day Parade. He will be fondly remembered by many for his great voice when singing all his favorite Irish ballads.

He is survived by his son and daughter, James W. Ahern of West Hartford and Mary A. Michaud of Hartford; his son-in-law, Ronald N. Michaud; his grandchildren, James "Jay" Ahern, Patrick, Christine, and Eric Michaud; his nephews Timothy, Dennis and Dan Ahern; his nieces, Caroline Kaiser, Marianne Barlow and Barbara Matiash; and many cousins and friends, both in the United States and in Ireland. He was predeceased by his brother, Timothy J. Ahern. He was also blessed to be in the excellent care of his devoted aide, "Angie" for the last three years and also to have the friendship of his son's devoted companion, Sylvie Sullivan, who also shared time with him.

Friends may call at the Ahern Funeral Home, 180 Farmington Ave., Hartford, Monday, Feb. 17, 4-8 p.m. Funeral procession from the Ahern Funeral Home will be Tuesday, Feb. 18, 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of St. Augustine, Campfield Ave., Hartford, 10 a.m. Burial will be in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Augustine Church, 10 Campfield Ave., Hartford 06114-1800.

The Hartford Courant 15 February 1997
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William D. O'Hern, Jr.
O'Hern, William D., Jr., 51. Services Friday, February 21, 1997 at 10 a.m. at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Mortuary, North Hollywood, CA.
Los Angeles Times 17 February 1997
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Martha A. (Donegan) Ahern
DENVER—Martha A. Donegan Ahern, 76, of Denver, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 1997, at Life Care Center in Aurora, Colo. Born Feb. 17, 1920, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Michael L. and Mary B. Donegan. She attended St. Mary's High School and St. Joseph Nursing School in Baltimore. She is survived by her husband, Eugene F. Ahern; two daughters, Denise M. Sternberg of Nebraska, and Christine M. Brown of Denver; three sons, Kevin E. Ahern of Dhubi, United Arab Emirates, Terrance G. Ahern of Denver and John D. Ahern of St. Cloud, Fla.; three sisters, Mary Howe of Fayetteville, Pa., Lucille Livingood of Orlando, and Margaret Plume of Bel Air, Md.; two brothers, Michael Donegan of Hagerstown and Charles Donegan of Hancock; 10 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by one sister, Jane Donegan; and one brother, Thomas Donegan. Services were held at Church of Risen Christ in Denver. Burial was in Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.
— [Hagerstown, MD] Herald-Mail 18 February 1997
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Alice R. (Ahern) Feeley
Alice R. (Ahern) Feeley of Melrose, a retired employee of Polaroid Corp. in Waltham and a hospital volunteer, died Sunday in her home. She was 80. Born in Somerville, Mrs. Feeley was raised in Charlestown and lived in Melrose for more than 40 years. Mrs. Feeley worked for Polaroid Corp. in Waltham for many years until her retirement. For the past several years, she worked for A Better Call Marketing Services of Stoneham as a data entry employee. She had also volunteered for N.E. Memorial Hospital/Boston Regional Hospital in Stoneham for the past several years. Wife of the late Francis X. Sr., Mrs. Feeley is survived by five daughters, Alice F. Carney of Burlington, Carol A. Lee of Melrose, Catherine T. Dennison of Melrose, Mary I. Downing of Wilmington and Maureen F. Woods of Stoneham; four sons, Thomas M. of Andover, Jeremiah E. of Melrose, Paul J. of Melrose and David of Wakefield; three sisters, Mary McNeil of Arlington, Ruth Santilli of Medford and Phyllis Buckley of Melrose; a brother, Joseph Ahern of Weymouth; many nieces and nephews; 35 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be said at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Wakefield. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Arrangements by Gately Funeral Service, Melrose.
Boston Herald 18 February 1997
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Patrick Henry Ahern
Patrick Henry Ahern of Colorado Springs, a business owner, died Tuesday at home. He was 68. A mass will be said at 10 a.m. Friday at the Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. He was born June 18, 1928, in Trinidad. On Oct. 23, 1954, he married Helen Angela Buchholz in Colorado Springs. Ahern graduated from Holy Family High School and served in the Army, where he was stationed in Germany. He founded Pat's Deli in Colorado Springs. He is survived by his wife; a son, Christopher, Colorado Springs; four daughters, Rosanne Cure, Sanger, Texas, Sister Mary Agnes, Omaha, Lucinda Meyer, Aurora, and Anna Ahern, Colorado Springs; two sisters, Frances Schoen, Salem, Ore., and Rita Eason, Denver; and 15 grandchildren.
Denver Post 20 February 1997
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Brian K. Ahern
MARLBORO — Brian K. Ahern, 45, of Marlboro died Saturday at Marlboro Hospital after being stricken ill at his home. He leaves his wife, Christine A. (Kicza) Ahern; two brothers, Charles F. and Michael J. Ahern, both of Rockport; three sisters, Ann Marie Pederson of Hagerstown, Md., Carole F. Smith of Shelburne Falls, and Lola J. Leonard of Vienna, Va.; aunts, uncles and nephews. He was born in Framingham, son of Charles F. and Mary (Smith) Ahern. He moved here in 1976. Mr. Ahern was a draftsman for Worcester Controls Co. and he previously worked at Candela Laser Co. in Wayland. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. The funeral will be Friday from William R. Short Funeral Home, 95 West Main St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St. After cremation, burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Calling hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Epilepsy Foundation of America, 4351 Garden City Drive, Landover, Md. 20785.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 25 February 1997
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Helene Marie (Ahern) Baldwin
A memorial service for Helene Marie Baldwin, 87, of Barrington, was held Sunday, March 2, at Manor Care Health Services in Arlington Heights. Mrs. Baldwin, who was born on Sept. 8, 1909 in Greenville, Mich., the daughter of James and Nellie (Motley) Ahern, died Feb. 20, 1997 at Manor Care Health Services. She married Arnold C. Baldwin on Sept. 23, 1934, in Greenville, and was a homemaker. Survivors include her two daughters, Diana (James) Wilson of Barrington and Mary Ann (Robert) Clark of Olympia Shores, Wash.; eight grandchildren, including Brad (Jamie) Wilson of Wheaton, Sharon (Scot) Braunling of North Barrington, and Wendy Wilson of Madison, Wis.; and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, her daughter Linda Donovan, three sisters and one brother. Memorials may be made to The Cancer Treatment Research Foundation, 3455 W. Salt Creek Lane, Arlington Heights, IL 60005. Arrangements were made by Stirlen-Pieper Funeral Home in Barrington.
Barrington Courier-Review 6 March 1997
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Mrs. Reeves M. Ahern
Ahern, Mrs. Reeves M., 86, of Richmond, a state Department of Motor Vehicles retiree, widow of Willard M. Ahern.
Richmond Times-Dispatch 8 March 1997
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John Ahearne, Sr.
AHEARNE, John Sr., 79, of Richardson, Texas, died March 11. Restland Funeral Home, Dallas, Texas.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 13 March 1997
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Robert E. Ahern
Robert E. Ahern, 66, of Milton, former president of Mohawk Rubber Sales of New England Inc. of Norwell and a Navy veteran, died Thursday. Mr. Ahern went to work for his father, Dan Ahern, at Mohawk, then located in South Boston, where he sold tread rubber and tire shop supplies, tools and equipment throughout the Northeast. In 1964, he became company president and led the firm for the next three decades. For many years, Mr. Ahern was a member of the board of directors of the New England Association of Independent Tire Dealers and a founder of the Ascot Supply Corp. in Newnan, Ga. He served as a supply corps officer in the Navy from 1952 to 1956 aboard the USS Fessenden and the USS Salem, now at the Fore River shipyard in Quincy, before leaving active duty to work for his father. A member of St. Elizabeth's Parish in Milton, Mr. Ahern taught Confraternity of Christian Doctrine classes for many years and worked with the Rev. Bill Cohen in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Mr. Ahern also did community service at St. Francis House in Boston. Mr. Ahern was born and raised in Boston. He graduated from Boston College High School in 1948 and from Boston College in 1952. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Rosemary (Thomas) Ahern; a son, Robert Ahern Jr. of Leominster; a daughter, Karen Doherty of Milton; two sisters, Florence Fahey of Marshfield and Dorothy Snyder of Enfield, Conn.; 11 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Elizabeth's Church. Burial will be in Milton Cemetery. Visiting is from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave. Donations may be made to St. Francis House, P.O. Box 499, Essex Station, Boston 02112.
Quincy Patriot Ledger 15 March 1997
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Mildred G. (Mueller) O'Hearn
Mildred G. (Mueller) O'Hearn, 81, 801 Davis Ave. Apt. 219, died Monday evening, March 17, 1997, in Dubuque. Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Columbkille's Catholic Church, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West, Iowa. Friends may call from 3 to 8:30 p.m. today at Hoffmann-Schneider Funeral Home, 1640 Main St., where there will be a wake service at 4 p.m. Mrs. O'Hearn worked at the University of Dubuque as a cook and later as a waitress at the former Roshek's Cafeteria - Stampfer's Dinette and the Triangle Cafe. She retired after working for the Adams and Bissell families. She was born on Oct. 29, 1915, in La Motte, Iowa, daughter of Michael and Susan (Kremer) Mueller. She married James O'Hearn on June 9, 1979, at St. Columbkille's Catholic Church, Dubuque; he died July 13, 1992. She was a member of St. Columbkille's Catholic Church. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Hilda Haxmeier, of Dubuque, and Mrs. John (Viola) Sutton, of Bellevue, Iowa; a brother, LeRoy Mueller, of Dubuque; and nieces and nephews. She also was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Clarence, Anthony and Alvin "Pete" Mueller; and a sister, Anita Mae Fox. Memorials may be given to St. Columbkille's Catholic Church and Windsor Park Apartment Chapel.
— [Dubuque] Telegraph Herald 19 March 1997
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Ronald C. Ahern
Ahern, Ronald C., 66, of Barre, died March 19. Born in 1930 in El Reno, Okla., he was the son of Ignatius and Ruby (Burton) Ahern. He attended schools in El Reno, graduating there. In 1949, he married Theresa Gatz. They moved to Oregon, where they operated a grocery store on an Indian reservation. They then moved to Washington D.C., where he was an administrative assistant to several United States congressmen. He later established his own business in government information services, operating it until 1971. Survivors include three daughters, Diana Celia, Christine Ahern and Cindy Isabelle; four sons, Larry, Ronald, Kevin and Timothy; six grandchildren; a brother; a sister; several nieces and nephews.
— Unidentified paper, March 1997
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Marjorie J. Ahern
Marjorie J. Ahern, 62, Windsor Court, Sanford, died Sunday, March 16. Ms. Ahern was a drug and alcohol counselor with Metropolitan Alcoholism Council. Born in Holyoke, Mass., she moved to Central Florida in 1982. Survivors: daughters, Kathleen M. O'Connor, Dudley, Mass., Mary Connelly, Plattsburgh, N.Y., Eileen Shaughnessy, Sanford; sons, Daniel Shaughnessy, Altona, N.Y., Michael Shaughnessy, Lyon Mountain, N.Y., Kevin Shaughnessy, Upton, Mass.; seven grandchildren. All Faiths Cremation service, Casselberry.
Orlando Sentinel 19 March 1997
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Amy (O'Hearn) Brimley
BRIMLEY. Amy (O'Hearn) Brimley, 82, of East Hartford, died Thursday (March 20, 1997), at Manchester Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of Austin P. Brimley. She was born in New York City and lived in East Hartford for many years. She was employed at Aetna Life & Casualty until her retirement. S he was a member of the Aetna 39ers Retirees Club and was very active in St. Isaac Jogues Church, East Hartford. She is survived by a son, Richard Brimley of East Hartford; two daughters, Barbara Whited of Maine and Kathleen Sawyer of Florida; a sister, Leona Cormier of Virginia; eight grandchildren, Richard, Jr., Daniel and Aimee Brimley, Jason and Garth Sawyer, and Jeffrey, Julie and Mark Whited; three great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be Tuesday, March 25, 9:45 a.m. from the Callahan Funeral Home, 1602 Main St., East Hartford, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. in St. Isaac Jogues Church, East Hartford. Burial will follow in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Calling hours Monday, 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations in her name may be made to the East Hartford VNA, 60 Hartland St., at Founders Plaza, East Hartford, CT 06108-3213.

The Hartford Courant 23 March 1997
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Jeanne Ahearn
On Tues. March 25, 1997, of Regent Square; mother of James J. Ahearn; mother-in-law of Claire N. Ahearn. Private inurment. Arrangements by Sauvageot's Metropolitan Creamation [sic] Service, 421-1165 or 800-421-4578.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 27 March 1997
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Helen (O'Hearn) Schmidt
Helen O'Hearn Schmidt of 124 Maple Road, Westvale, died Thursday at her home. She was a native and life resident of the Syracuse area. She was a communicant of the St. Charles Borromeo Church, a member of the RCIA Team and a eucharistic minister.

Surviving are her husband, Bernard A.; three sons, Daniel V. of Baldwinsville, Timothy B. of Syracuse and Vincent D. of Pittsburgh, Pa.; four daughters, Karen E. Schmidt of Boston, Mass., and Anne P. Fetter, Maureen M. O'Sullivan and Amy E. Shields, all of Syracuse; a sister, Elizabeth Cooney of Syracuse; 12 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services are 10:15 a.m. Monday at John C. Tindall Funeral Home and 11 a.m. in St. Charles Borromeo Church. Burial is in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Warners. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 1921 W. Genesee St. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Central New York or ENABLE, 1603 Court St., Syracuse 13208.

The Syracuse Post-Standard 28 March 1997
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William R. "Bugs" Ahearn
William R. "Bugs" Ahearn, 75, of South Boston, a former bus driver for the MBTA and a Navy veteran of World War II, died Wednesday at home after a brief illness. Mr. Ahearn was a member of the Carmen's Union. He was born in Boston and graduated from South Boston High School in 1942. Husband of the late Amelia (Chaplik) Ahearn, he is survived by two sons, William Ahearn of South Boston and Michael Ahearn of Quincy; a brother, Robert Ahearn; and three grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine's Church. Burial will be in New Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale. Visiting is from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Joseph W. Casper & Sons Funeral Home, 187 Dorchester St.
The Patriot Ledger 29 March 1997
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Charlotte M. (Pierce) Ahern
WORCESTER — Charlotte M. (Pierce) Ahern, 76, of 411 Massasoit Road, died Sunday in St. Vincent Hospital. She leaves her husband, James W. Ahern; two brothers, Eugene Pierce of Grafton and Waldo Pierce of Paxton; two sisters, Nellie Harrington of Grafton and Louise Metivier of Lowell; nephews and nieces. She was born in Worcester, daughter of Waldo N. and Hazel M. (Spinney) Pierce. Mrs. Ahern was once an assembler at Mathews Manufacturing Co. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church; the Worcester Bowling Social League; and Delisle-Goulet 92, American Legion Auxiliary in Grafton. The funeral will be held tomorrow from Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1290 Grafton St. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park Paxton. Calling hours are 6 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's High School, Scholarship Fund, 378 Main St., Shrewsbury 01545.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette 2 April 1997
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Taylor Walters O'Hearn
SHREVEPORT, LA—Services for Taylor W. O'Hearn will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 4, 1997 at Rose-Neath's Marshall Street Chapel. Interment will be in Forest Park Cemetery, St. Vincent Ave. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 1997 at the funeral home.

Mr. O'Hearn, a native and lifelong [sic] resident of Shreveport was a member of First Baptist Church of Shreveport. A self-employed CPA and attorney and author of several books on government, he was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in 1964. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was a past Commander of the American Legion Post 14 and was a member of the 40 & 8 Post located on Cross Lake. An avid fisherman, musician and photographer, Mr. O'Hearn won several awards for photography.

He was preceded in death by a stepson, Paul A. Kennon. Mr. O'Hearn is survived by his wife of 52 years, Gladys B. O'Hearn; son, Patrick T. O'Hearn; daughter, Jerry O'Hearn Meier; nine grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

Shreveport Times 3 April 1997
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Maurice James A'Herne
A'HERNE, Maurice James — April 2, 1997, of Wyoming, beloved husband of Janet (deceased), youngest son of Mary and Maurice and much loved uncle.
At rest in God's care.
Aged 87 years.
A funeral Mass for the repose of MAURICE'S soul will be held in Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, Wyoming, on Monday next (April 7, 1997) commencing at 11 a.m.
CREIGHTONS PALMDALE
FUNERAL SERVICE
GOSFORD
(043) 23 1533
PROUDLY AUSTRALIAN
Sydney Morning Herald 5 April 1997
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Catherine A. (Ahern) O'Connor
Catherine A. (Ahern) O'Connor of Arlington, a homemaker, died Friday at home after a lengthy illness. She was 84. Born in Somerville, Mrs. O'Connor was a longtime Arlington resident. She was the wife of the late Maurice J. O'Connor. Mrs. O'Connor is survived by three daughters, Maureen T. Joyce of Billerica, Kathleen T. Bogonis of Methuen and Lorraine Y. Gallucci of Wakefield; a son, Paul M. of Vermont; a brother, Martin R. of Rockport; a sister, Mary Keating of Lexington; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Eulalia's Church in Winchester. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Arrangements are by Keefe Funeral Home, Arlington. [see also: Mary M. (McFadden) Ahearn]
Boston Herald 13 April 1997
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Anne M. (Breenen) Ahern
MECHANICVILLE -- Anne M. Ahern, 72, of Frances Street, Mechanicville, died Saturday April 12 at St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, following a short illness. Born June 18, 1924 in Mechanicville she was a graduate of St. Paul's Parochial School, Mechanicville High School and the Albany Business College. Daughter of the late Thomas and Bridget Redmond Breenen. Widow of John (Jigs) M. Ahern who died January 1984. She was the Correspondence Secretary for over 20 years for the former Cluett & Peabody of Troy. During WW II she had worked at General Electric Co., Schenectady. Mrs. Ahern was a communicant of Assumption -St. Paul's Church of Mechanicville. Survivors include two sons, Michael J. Ahern of Stillwater and Terrance Ahern of Mechanicville; two brothers, Patrick Brennen of Mechanicville and John (Jack) Brennen of Cohoes. He [sic] also was the brother of the late James Brennen, Kay Brennen and Peg Leonard. Also survived by five grandchildren, Ann Marie, Michael, Jennifer, Elizabeth and Justin Ahern and one great-grandson, several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, April 15 at 9:30 a.m. from the Assumption St. Paul's Church, William St., Mechanicville, with the Reverend Christopher Drennen, O.S.A. Pastor, officiating. Relatives and friends may call at the Dunn Funeral Homes, Inc., 319 Park Avenue, Mechanicville Monday April 14 from 4-8 p.m. Interment will be in St. Paul's Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the John Ahearn Rescue Squad, Box 699, Mechanicville, NY 12118 in her memory.
Albany Times Union 13 April 1997
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Richard E. O'Hearn
Mansfield—Mansfield native Richard E. O'Hearn, 65, of South Plymouth Avenue, Rochester, N.Y., died suddenly Thursday, May 15, 1997, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born Aug. 2, 1931 in Mansfield to Frank and Helen Browning O'Hearn. He was a salesman for Sherwin Williams Co. in Rochester and was a veteran of the Korean conflict. He is survived by his wife, Marianne Eichinger O'Hearn; three sons and one daughter-in-law, Richard of Rochester, Brian of Mount Morris, N.Y., and John and Susan of Retsof, N.Y.; a daughter and son-in-law, Laurene and Michael Rumler of Misawa, Japan; seven grandchildren; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Ellen and James Ernsberger and Patricia and Arthur Rottman; a sister-in-law and her spouse, Evelyn O'Hearn and James; and several nieces and nephews, all of Mansfield. Calling hours were held Sunday and funeral services were held Monday in Caledonia, N.Y. Burial was in St. Columba Cemetery in Caledonia, N.Y. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 327, Genesco, N.Y. 14454.
Mansfield New Journal May 1997
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Lawrence F. Ahern
Lawrence F. Ahern, 90, of Springfield, a 33-year insurance salesman for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., died Wednesday at a local nursing home. He retired in 1970. Born in Concord, N.H., he lived here for 67 years. He was a graduate of Holy Cross College in Worcester, and a 50-year member of the Springfield Turnverein. His wife, the former Madelyn R. Conroy, died in 1984. He leaves two sons, John and Robert of Springfield; a daughter, Marilyn Kenney of Hampden, and four grandchildren. The funeral is scheduled Saturday morning at Hafey Springfield Chapels and Our Lady of Hope Church, with the burial in St. Michael's Cemetery. The calling hours are this evening, and memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 11 Campus Lane, Easthampton, 01027.
Union-News 2 May 1997
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Dorothy (Ahern) Persianoff
Dorothy Ahern Persianoff, 74, late of Burnham, IL, passed away Saturday, May 10, 1997 at home. Survivors are daughter Judith (Raymond) Fahlen; one sister, Stella (late Joseph) Rozin; three grandchildren, Norah (Greg) Miller, Jennifer Fahlen and Kristen Fahlen; two great grandchildren, Johnathon and Delanie. Preceded in death by husband, John Persianoff.

Visitation Tuesday, May 13, 1997 from 2 to 9 p.m. from Opyt Funeral Home, 13350 Baltimore Ave., Hegewisch, IL. Services private. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of the Calumet Are, 600 Superior, Munster, IN, 46321, would be appreciated.

Vidette Messenger 13 May 1997
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Joseph E. "Rusti" Ahern
AHERN, Joseph E. "Rusti" On Monday, May 19, 1997 of New Carrollton, MD. Beloved husband of Paulette Inier-Ahern; brother of Robert John Ahern, Sr. Also survived by three nephews. Relatives and friends may call at Evans Funeral Home, Route 450 and Race Track Rd., Bowie, MD on Thursday, May 22, 1997 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service and interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 839 E. Quince Orchard Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878.
Washington Post 21 May 1997
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Sarah Mae (Raines) Ahern
WESTERNPORT - Sarah Mae Ahern, 83, of 327 Hammond St., Westernport, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 5, 1997, at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, W.Va. Born June 23, 1913, in Old Fields, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Jessie Franklin and Mary Louise (Whetzel) Raines. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Carlton Roscoe Ahern Jr., in 1967, and a sister, Pearl Keller. Mrs. Ahern was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church, Westernport, and a member of Victory Post No. 155 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She was a very devoted mother and grandmother. She also was a special friend to her children, grandchildren and everyone who knew her. Surviving are four sons, Richard Ahern and wife Debra, Westernport, Harry Ahern and wife Sandy, Backbone Mountain, Mike Ahern and wife Janet, Fountain, W.Va., Carlton Ahern Jr. and wife Gloria, Salem, Va.; four daughters, Patricia Hartman and husband James, Westernport, Carolyn Sue Durst, Fountain, W.Va, Sharon Daris and husband Jeff, Westernport, Dottie Miller and husband Richard, Westernport; one brother, Ocie Raines Sr., Westernport; and one sister, Ruby Rayner, LaVale; 20 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Victory Unit Ladies Auxiliary will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Saturday at 2:15 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home on Sunday at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. Pallbearers will be James Carlton Hartman, Floyd W. Durst Jr., Jason M. Ahern, Michael Lee Sanders Jr., James Allen Wills, and Joseph Ahern.
Cumberland Times-News June 1997
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Rita F. (Boyle) Ahearn
AHEARN — Died in Lowell, June 4th, Rita F. (Boyle) Ahearn, 80 years old, wife of the late Herbert L. Ahearn, longtime resident of Chelmsford. Funeral Saturday morning at 8 a.m. from the Mahoney Funeral Home, 187 Nesmith Street (Rte. 38). Her funeral mass to be celebrated at 9 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Chelmsford. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Community Family, Inc., 21 Walker Street, Lowell MA 01854. Arrangements by Funeral Directors John J. McNamee and John J. McNamee, Jr. [see also: James J. Ahearn, Daniel F. Ahearn, Joan Junkins (Ahearn) Simpson, Herbert L. Ahearn, Edward W. Ahearn]
The Lowell Sun 6 June 1997
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Barbara M. (Davis) Ahearn
Funeral services for Barbara M. (Davis) Ahearn, 77, formerly of 8 Middle St., were held on Saturday morning in the Pike-Grondin Funeral Home, 61 Middle St. She was the wife of the late James B. Tarr, Earl Cunha, and John J. Ahearn and mother of James B. Tarr, Ronald E. Cunha, William John Ahearn, Timothy S. Ahearn and the late Ann Tarr. The Rev. James W. Rose, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Gloucester, officiated before the many family members and friends in attendance. Expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the "Enabling Garden," c/o Seacoast Nursing and Retirement Center, 292 Washington St., Gloucester, Mass., 01930. Burial will be privately held in the Oak Hill Cemetery.
The Gloucester Daily Times 9 June 1997
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Grace C. (Blinn) O'Hearn
O'HEARN, GRACE C., 73, of Hernando, died Thursday (June 12, 1997). Born in South Boston, Mass., she came here seven years ago from Pelham, N.H. She was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. She was a member of the Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club and a former member of the Vesper Country Club, Tyngsboro, Mass. Survivors include her husband, James I., Hernando; two sons, Kevin J., Pelham, and Mark T., Norfolk, Va.; three daughters, Catherine G. Hurley, Troy, Mich., Mary E. McKernan, Madbury, N.H., and Patricia A. Soonthornprapuet, Pelham; her mother, Elizabeth Blinn, Quincy, Mass.; two sisters, Mary Tracy, West Haven, Conn., and Patricia Weir, Delaware; and 10 grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Home and Crematory, Beverly Hills.
St. Petersburg Times 14 June 1997
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Roger W. O'Hearn
School Bus Driver
Roger W. O'Hearn, 66, of 46 New St., died Sunday at his home. Mr. O'Hearn was employed at Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp., Star Lake, until it closed in 1978. Then he drove a bus for Edwards Central School and later Edwards-Knox Central School, Russell. He was a longtime resident of Edwards and an avid golfer, whitetail deer hunter and fisherman.

Born Sept. 29, 1930, in Talcville, son of John and Eva Wells O'Hearn, he attended schools in Talcville, Edwards and Syracuse and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He married Velva Parker in October 1954 in First Methodist Church, Gouverneur. Surviving besides his wife are two sons, Roger V., Edwards, and Mike J., Watertown; two daughters, Mrs. James (Donna M.) Moore, Gouverneur, and Mrs. Steven (Keitha A.) June, Edwards; his mother, Eva G. Kinney, Gouverneur; two sisters, Mrs. John (Greta J.) Ashley, Fowler, and Dorthy Curcuruto, Gouverneur, and seven grandchildren. Two brothers, John W. and Gary, died before him.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at French Funeral Home with the Rev. Marion Ashlaw of the South Edwards United Methodist Church officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Fairview Cemetery. Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Edwards Volunteer Rescue Squad, South Edwards United Methodist Church or Hospice of Jefferson County.

Watertown Daily Times 23 June 1997
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Robert W. Ahearn
AHEARN, ROBERT W., Baptized into the Hope of Christ's Resurrection. Friday, June 27, 1997, beloved husband of Kathy C. Ahearn (nee Hasheider), dear father of David W. and Michael R. Ahearn, brother of John (Tina), Tom (Diana), Jim and Tony (Diane) Ahearn, Peggy (Bob) Kerr, Kitty (Neil) Conrey and the late Pat Bright, dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many. Funeral service at the Schrader Funeral Home, 14960 Manchester Rd. at Holloway, Ballwin, Wednesday 10 a.m. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Ahearn was a member of Carpenters Union Local 73L Visitation Tuesday 3-9 p.m.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 1 July 1997
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Coroner Who Made Headlines
Mr. Ahern: several of his findings led to far-reaching changes
A man who inquired into some of the State's most sensational criminal cases, Mr. Kevin Barry Ahern, has died at the age of 72. Appointed the State's first full-time coroner in 1974, Mr. Ahern conducted inquests into “The Family” series of murders from 1979 to 1983 and the drowning of university lecturer Mr. George Duncan, whose body was found in the River Torrens in 1972. And he conducted inquests into the Ash Wednesday bushfire tragedies of 1983.

When Mr. Ahern was appointed, his geographical jurisdiction was limited to the metropolitan area and two narrow corridors of land to Gawler in the north and Christies Beach in the south. But eventually his jurisdiction encompassed the entire State. After suffering a stroke, Mr. Ahern retired in 1993 as one of the State's longest-serving coroners.

Mr. Ahern served two years in the Royal Australian Air Force in England during World War II, attaining the rank of Warrant Officer. On returning to Australia he graduated from university with a law degree. During his time as coroner, Mr. Ahern made several key determinations, some of which led to far-reaching changes, including the compulsory use of seat belts.

One of Mr. Ahern's sons, David, 37, said his father “really loved his job and would always be working very long hours”. “Despite the hours, though, he was always there for his family, and he was an excellent father. He loved his cricket and footy and was a loyal fan of North Adelaide and the Crows,”

Mr. Ahern is survived by his widow Margaret and children John, Michael, Christine, David, Stephen and Philip. A funeral mass will be held at St. Paul of the Cross church at 11 a.m. today.

Adelaide Advertiser 1 July 1997
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Mary Lou Ahern
Mary Lou Ahern died June 30, 1997, in Minneapolis. She was a Manitou Springs resident during the winter and a Minneapolis resident during the summer. Services will be in Minneapolis. Burial arrangements are being handled by Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lindale, Minneapolis 55419. Mrs. Ahern was born in Milan, Mo., to Roy and Vera (Jackson) Wright, who are deceased. She was married June 6, 1939, in Minneapolis to Dr. E. E. Ahern, who lives in Minneapolis. She survived by a son, Roy of Minneapolis; two daughters, Roni of Minneapolis and Robin Bossard of Wheatland, Wyo.; a sister, Betty J. Foster of Colorado Springs; and six grandchildren. She was a loving wife and mother.
The Colorado Springs Gazette 4 July 1997
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Rose M. (Ahearn) Schumacher
SCHUMACHER, ROSE M. (nee Ahearn), baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection on Fri., July 4, 1997, beloved wife of the late Fred Schumacher, dear mother and mother-in-law of Rosemarie and Gene Voss, Dolores and Jim Evans, Loraine and Rich Mitchell, dear grandmother of John, James, Jerry and Janice Voss, Sherri Outland, Jay, James Jr. and Mathew Evans, Steven Mitchell and Lisa Vilmer, our dear great-grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend. Funeral Mon., 10 a.m. from John L. Ziegenhein & Sons, 7027 Gravois to St. George Church for 10:30 a.m. Mass. Interment St. Marcus Cemetery. Member of St. George Church Ladies Sodality and Clique Club. Visitation Sun., 1-9.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 5 July 1997
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Elizabeth "Betty" (O'Hern) Koziol
BRITT — Elizabeth "Betty" O'Hern Koziol, 91, died Sunday (July 20, 1997) at the Algona Good Samaritan Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Ewing Dugger Funeral Chapel, Britt.
Mason City (Iowa) Globe Gazette 21 July 1997
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Rosa Lee Ahern
EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. - Rosa Lee Ahern, a Fort Worth native, died Monday, July 28, 1997, at a San Francisco hospital. Funeral: Friday at Duggan's Funeral Service in San Francisco. The Rev. Jerry Walter will officiate. Burial: Olivet Memorial Park in Colma, Calif. Rosa Lee Ahern was the loving mother of the late William Ahern. Survivors: Loving sisters, W. D. Ruesch of Fort Worth, Annie Mytle Dixon of Granbury and Ruby Burdick of Fort Worth. Duggan's Funeral Service San Francisco, (415) 431-4900 John H. Bales [see also: Alma E. (Beck) Ahern]
Fort Worth Star-Telegram 31 July 1997
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Mary (O'Connor) Ahern
Mary (O'Connor) Ahern, 93, of Stonehill Care Center, formerly of 2025 Simpson St., died at 9:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 1997, at the care center. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West, Iowa. The Gene Siegert & Son Westview Funeral Home, 2659 Kennedy Road, is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Ahern was a teacher for the Dubuque Community School District for more than 40 years. She taught social studies at Jefferson Junior High and Washington Junior High. She was born on May 23, 1904, in Dubuque, daughter of James and Nellie (Breen) O'Connor. She married James J. Ahern in 1965. She graduated from the former Visitation Academy in 1925, and from Clarke College in 1929. Surviving are a stepdaughter, Judy Ahern McDonald, of Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada; two stepsons, James Ahern, of Malvern, Iowa, and John Ahern, of Silvis, Ill; and cousins, friends, teachers and students, after living in Dubuque her entire 93 years. She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents. Memorials may be given to Stonehill Care Center who cared for Mary the last six years of her life. She was a strong, intelligent, faith-filled Irish woman. God Bless the Irish.
— [Dubuque] Telegraph Herald 4 August 1997
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Joann H. O'Hearn
Canton—Former Mansfield resident Joann H. O'Hearn, 68, of Canton died Saturday, Aug. 9, 1997, at Manor Care Nursing Center in Canton following an extended illness. Born in Mansfield August 20, 1928 to the late Arthur U. and Rosalia C. O'Hearn. She attended St. Peter's Elementary School in Mansfield, moved to Canton in 1944 and graduated from Mt. Marie Academy in Canton. She worked as a ward secretary at Timken Mercy Hospital and retired from the Visiting Nurses Society both in Canton. She belonged to several social and professional organizations. Survived by two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Sidney Foltz of Mansfield, Alice and George Brink of Knoxville, TN, three brothers and a sister-in-law, Arthur J. and Kathleen A. O'Hearn of Louisville, Robert J. O'Hearn of Houston, TX., Richard C. O'Hearn of Alexandria, VA, also several nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday 9:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Canton. Burial in St. Peter's Cemetery in Mansfield. Calling hours will be held Monday 7-9 p.m. in the Welch-Sekeres-Lewis Funeral Home, 2523 W. Tuscarawas St., Canton, Ohio.
Mansfield New Journal 10 August 1997
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Margaret Ann (McGuire) Ahern
AHERN — Margaret Ann, 64, of Pompano Beach, FL died August 9, 1997. She was born in Chicago, IL and a resident of Pompano Beach, FL since 1976. Survived by her husband, John T.; sons, John J. (Kathryn) Ahern of Boca Raton and Mark F. Ahern of Boca Raton; daughters, Kathleen Mary (Clifford) Marsey of Lighthouse Point, Patricia Frank of Boca Raton, Donna Jean (Bruce) Fisher of Pompano Beach & Margaret Bridget (Charles) Flenniken of Royal Palm Beach; 16 grandchildren; brother, Robert McGuire of Palos Heights, IL; sisters, Joan Cahill of Chicago, IL & Patricia (Edward) Pratt of Alsip, IL. Visitation from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Monday, August 11, 1997 at the funeral home where a wake service will be held at 8 PM. Mass 12 noon August 12, 1997 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Pompano Beach followed by interment in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice By The Sea, 1531 W. Palmetto Park Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33485. Arrangements by KRAEER FUNERAL HOME, 1199 E. Sample Rd, Pompano Beach, FL, 954-946-2900.
Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel 11 August 1997
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Hanorah Aherne
On August 11, 1997 Hanorah, beloved wife of the late Phillip Aherne. Devoted mother of Christopher Aherne, Michael Aherne, and Mary Streeter. Also survived by three grandchildren. Friends may call at the Bruzdzinski Funeral Home, 1407 Old Eastern avenue, Essex, at Route 702 (Beltway Exit 36) on Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Catholic Prayer Service will be conducted on Friday at 10 a.m. followed by burial in Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
Baltimore Sun 13 August 1997
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Marion I. (Pitcher) Ahearn
TROY—Marion I. Pitcher Ahearn, 84, died Friday. Survived by three daughters, Mrs. Floyd (Marion R.) Travis, Marjorie A. Ahearn and Mrs. Woodrow (Joan M.) Hanser; one sister, Dorothy K. Douglas, four grandchildren. Funeral, Monday 11 a.m., from the John J. Sandvidge Funeral Home, corner of 115th St. and Fourth Ave. Calling hours Sunday 2-4 and 7-9.
Albany Times Union 16 August 1997
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Helen L. (Riley) Ahern
Helen L. (Riley) Ahern, 78, of Natick died Friday, Aug. 15, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, following a long illness. She was 78. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Connell) Riley. Formerly a longtime resident of Framingham, Mrs. Ahern has made her home in Natick for the past 25 years. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Ahern was employed at Dennison Manufacturing in Framingham for 40 years.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Francis T. and Alice Ahern of Arlington; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Monday, Aug. 18, from the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home, Natick Common, followed by a Mass of Christian burial in St. James the Great Church, Wellesley. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery in South Natick. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Mrs. Ahern's name to Healthcare Dimension Hospice, 254 South St., Waltham, Mass. 02154.
The Natick Bulletin 21 August 1997
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Robert W. Ahearn
Robert W. Ahearn, 66, of South Boston, an ironworker, died Wednesday at home. Mr. Ahearn was born in South Boston and attended local schools. He was a member of the Ironworkers Union. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy J. (Colby) Ahearn; a son, Robert Ahearn of South Boston; two daughters, Susan Ahearn and Kathleen O'Connell, both of South Boston; a stepson, Michael O'Connell of South Boston; a stepdaughter, Beverly Chappron of Braintree; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was also the stepfather of the late Stephen O'Connell. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine's Church. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. Visiting will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Joseph W. Casper and Sons Funeral Home, 187 Dorchester St.
The Quincy Patriot Ledger 12 September 1997
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Mary K. Ahern
Ahern, Mary K., 90, of Van Nuys, retired registered nurse. Aftercare California Cremation and Burial Society, North Hollywood.
Los Angeles Times 16 September 1997
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Nanci (Shields) O'Hearn
Nanci Shields O'Hearn , 69, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., formerly of Walton, died Friday at Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a son, Mike O'Hearn of Tempe, Ariz.; sisters, Pauline Foster of Ft. Lauderdale, Betty Taylor of Hamilton, Ohio, and Faye Cicero of Margate, Fla.; a brother, John Shields of Pompano Beach, Fla.; and three grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Fairchild Funeral Home in Ft. Lauderdale. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ft. Lauderdale.
The Kentucky Post 22 September 1997
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Most Reverend Bishop John J. Ahern
AHEARN [sic] (Cobh and Mallow) — September 25, 1997 (suddenly), at Nazareth House, Mallow, Most. Rev. John J. Ahearn [sic], former Bishop of Cloyne. R.I.P. Removal of remains from Nazareth House, Mallow, tomorrow (Sunday) evening at 6:30 o'c. approx. Lying in State on Monday next, September 29, from 10.30 o'c. until Evening Prayer at 8 o'c. Concelebrated Mass on Tuesday, September 30, at 3 o'c. followed by burial in the Cathedral grounds.
The Irish Times 27 September 1997
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Berniece L. ''Bunny'' (Poirier) Ahern
Berniece L. ''Bunny'' Ahern, 81, of Miles Stretch Road at Biddeford Pool and formerly of Lynn, Mass., died Saturday in Southern Maine Medical Center. Born in Lynn, daughter of Henry and Alice Legere Poirier, she was a graduate of St. Jean's Grammar School and Lynn English High School in 1936. She was a resident of Maine for 17 years and spent winters in Port St. Lucie, Fla. She previously lived in Westfield, N.J. She was employed at the General Electric Co. in West Lynn and Allerton Street during World War II. She was a communicant of St. Pius V Church in Lynn and was a member of the Local 201 of the electrical and electonics workers, AFL-CIO.

A daughter, Eileen Monroe, died in May. Surviving are her husband of 55 years, John D. Ahern; a son, J. Daniel Ahern of Kennebunkport; a daughter, Ellen Popp of North Yarmouth; a sister, Virginia McNally of Lynn; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, followed by an 11 a.m. funeral Mass in St. Pius V Church, Lynn. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Lynn.

Portland Press Herald 30 September 1997
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Rosemary Ahern
AHERN, ROSEMARY, 80, of Tampa, died Sunday (Sept. 28, 1997) in Tampa. She was born in Minneapolis, and spent her childhood in Babson Park. She later moved to the Tampa area and divided her time between Babson Park and Tampa. She was a retired civil service worker for the federal government, having served 25 years in Japan, England, France and Germany. She retired in 1973. She is survived by several cousins. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Garden of Memories Chapel, Tampa.
St. Petersburg Times 2 October 1997
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Andrew Vincent O'Hearn
Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital on Wednesday, October 8, 1997, Andy O'Hearn of Elgin in his 73rd year. Predeceased by his parents Michael and Annie O'Hearn. Loving husband of Mary Irene Kenney. Dear father of Daniel and his wife Rose of Thailand; Timothy of Toronto. Proud grandfather of newborn Robert Andrew. Dear brother of Loretta O'Meara of Grananoque; Thomas (Jenny) of Kingston; Edward (Lillian) of British Columbia; Rose Kenney (Leo) of Elgin. Also survived by brothers-in-law Jim (Gladys) Kenney of Kingston; Cecil (Evelyn) of Moncton, NB; Wilfred (Maureen) of Kingston. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Scotland Funeral Home, 27 Main Street, Elgin on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Columbanus Church, Elgin on Saturday morning at 11 o'clock. Rite of Committal at St. Columbanus Cemetery, Elgin. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations made to the Kidney Foundation or the Kingston General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. [see also: 1 November 1997]
The Kingston Whig-Standard 10 October 1997
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Rosemary Frances Ahern
On Sunday, September 28, 1997, ROSEMARY FRANCES AHERN, born in Minneapolis, MN. She spent her childhood in Babson Park, FL. She was a retired Civil Service worker who spent 25 years working for the Government abroad in Japan, England, France and Germany, as well as Washington, DC. Since retiring in 1973, she had divided her time between Babson Park and Tampa, FL. She is survived by several cousins. Services and interment were held in Florida. Donations in her memory may be made to the Metropolitan Ministries of Tampa, 2002 North Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602, ATTN: Donor Record.
Washington Post 12 October 1997
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James P. Ahearn
A Mass for James P. Ahearn, 65, of Avon-by-the-Sea, a vice president at a West Paterson electronics firm and a former basketball standout, will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Church, Maplewood. Arrangements are by the Jacob A. Holle Funeral Home, Maplewood. Mr. Ahearn, who died Monday in the Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin, Vt., was vice president of B.M.B., an electronics firm in West Paterson. He graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1956 with a bachelor of arts degree in business. An All-American basketball selection at the University of Connecticut, Mr. Ahearn was a second round draft pick by the Boston Celtics. He was an Army veteran during peacetime, serving in Europe where Mr. Ahearn coached one of the Army basketball teams. He was the first man inducted into the Our Lady of the Valley, Orange, Hall of Fame. Born in Jersey City, he lived in Maplewood before moving to Avon-by-the-Sea 16 years ago. Surviving are his wife, Joan; a son, James P.; two daughters, Mrs. Joyce FitzMaurice and Maureen: a brother, John, and two grandchildren.

AHEARN — Suddenly, on Monday, Oct. 13, 1997, James P. Ahearn, of Avon-by-the-Sea, N.J., formerly of Maplewood, beloved husband of Joan Pakul Ahearn, devoted father of James P. Ahearn, Joyce FitzMaurice and Maureen Ahearn, loving grandfather of Kelly Ann FitzMaurice and Amanda Ahearn, dear brother of John and the late William and Joseph Ahearn. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Joseph's Church, 767 Prospect St., Maplewood, on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Visitation will be held at The JACOB A. HOLLE FUNERAL HOME, 2122 Millburn Ave., Maplewood, on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Newark Star-Ledger 15 October 1997
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James F. Ahern
A Mass for James F. Ahern, 79, of New Providence will be offered at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow in St. Theresa of Avila Church, Summit. Arrangements are by the Brough Funeral Home, Summit. Mr. Ahern, who died Monday in Overlook Hospital, Summit, was a letter carrier in the Summit Post Office for 41 years before retiring in 1980. He served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War. Mr. Ahern was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 5560 in Springfield, the American Legion Post 0433 in New Providence and the National Association of Letter Carriers. Born in Summit, he lived in New Providence for 48 years. Surviving are his wife, Jennie; two sons, James F. Jr. and John E.; a sister, Mrs. Betty Pease; a brother, Harold; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Newark NJ Star-Ledger 15 October 1997
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Pauline A. (Zeiner) Ahern
Pauline A. (Zeiner) Ahern, 93, of Arlington, died on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 1997 at Mediplex in Lexington after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Everett J. Ahern. Born in Rhode Island and a longtime Arlington resident, she was a homemaker. Mrs. Ahern is survived by two sons, Everett J. Jr. of Aiken, S.C. and Alan F. of Arlington; a daughter, Mary R. Martin of Waltham; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. The funeral was held from Saville & Grannan Funeral Home, Arlington Center, on Saturday Oct. 11 followed by Mass in St. Agnes Church, Arlington. Memorial donations in Mary's name may be made to The Lissencephaly Network, 716 Autumn Ridge, Fort Wayne, IN 46804-6402. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Saville & Grannan Funeral Service.
The Arlington Advocate 16 October 1997
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Jo-Ann S. (Dunbar) Garrett
WORCESTER — Jo-Ann S. (Dunbar) Garrett, 44, of 65 Houghton St., a waitress for many years, formerly of Uxbridge and Hopedale, died yesterday in University of Massachusetts Hospital after a long illness. She leaves a son, Edward G. Ahern; a daughter, Melissa L. Ahern, both of Milford; a close friend, Robert P. Gallagher, with whom she lived; her mother, Theresa A. (Normandin) Dunbar of Uxbridge; her paternal grandmother, Bessie Dunbar of Ord, Neb.; her maternal grandmother, Evelyn Normandin of Milford; two brothers, Eldon H. Dunbar Jr. of Franklin and Edward H. Dunbar of Milford; four sisters, Betty A. Steel of Worcester, Deborah T. Fitzpatrick of Uxbridge, Donna L. Letendress of Mesa, Ariz., and Sylvia M. Sabourin of Whitinsville; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was born in Ord, daughter of Eldon H. Dunbar Sr., and lived in Hopedale and Uxbridge before moving to Worcester two years ago. She was educated in Hopedale schools.

Mrs. Garrett was a waitress at the Wonder Restaurant in North Grafton for many years. She enjoyed handicrafts and gardening. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Jackman Funeral Home, 12 Spring St., Whitinsville. Burial will be at a later date in St. Mary's Cemetery, Uxbridge. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham 01701.

Worcester Telegram & Gazette 18 October 1997
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Barry Vincent Ahearn Sr.
WEST YARMOUTH - Barry Vincent Ahearn Sr., 57, an account executive, died unexpectedly at home Sunday. He was the husband of Lorna (Campbell) Ahearn. Born in Boston, he grew up in Newton where he attended Newton High School. He served in the Marine Corps in 1957 where he earned an honorable discharge as a sergeant. Mr. Ahearn moved to the Cape in 1972 where he has lived since. He was an account executive at Hamilton-Avnet Co. until his retirement in 1982. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and on the board of Realtors of the Cape and Islands. Surviving besides his wife are two sons, Barry V. Ahearn Jr. of Boston and Christopher S. Ahearn of Hyannis; a daughter, Heather A. Ahearn of West Yarmouth; two brothers, Neil Ahearn of West Linn, Ore., and Mark Ahearn of Midlothian, Va.; and four sisters, Joan Moran of Lynnwood, Wash., Maxine Veduccio of Newton, Denise Roache of Pell City, Ala., and Jill Sikes of Washington, D.C. A funeral will form at 10:15 a.m. Friday at the Hallett Funeral Home, 273 Station Ave., South Yarmouth, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, Station Avenue, South Yarmouth. Burial will follow at 1:15 p.m. in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. [see also: Helen C. (Lewis) Ahearn]
Cape Cod Times 21 October 1997
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Janet M. (Usiatynski) O'Hern
JANET O'HERN, 67 HER CONCERN 'ALWAYS FOR OTHER PERSON FIRST'
Knowing that death was near, Janet M. O'Hern's family gathered in her East Syracuse home earlier this week. Though she was weak and barely able to breathe, Mrs. O'Hern spoke separately with each of her children and grandchildren, nieces and nephews, sisters and brothers, sharing her final thoughts. "She had something to say to each of us," said Gail E. Rizzo, one of Mrs. O'Hern's daughters. "She told me that I should make peace with my sister, that it's a long life and that some things are easier to do than others." On Monday afternoon, Mrs. O'Hern died in East Syracuse, the community she called home all her life. She was 67.

Mrs. O'Hern was born in Fremont, the youngest of 10 children born to Polish immigrants Anthony and Karolina Gabruk Usiatynski. She grew up on her parent's farm and remained in the area all her life. Mrs. O'Hern and her husband, Garry E., met on a hayride while they were students at the former East Syracuse High School; he was two years her senior. They married two years later, on Oct. 14, 1950. During the next 15 years, the O'Herns had 10 children. "In the '50s and '60s, all the families were big families," Rizzo said. "Typical families in our neighborhood had four or five children and there were very few who had just one or two children." Mr. O'Hern died in 1988.

Mrs. O'Hern retired in 1994 after working for the Marriott hotel chain, Bristol Myers-Squibb and Agway. She belonged to East Syracuse American Legion Auxiliary Post 359. Mrs. O'Hern suffered from a weak heart all her life, and when she was 50 she had open heart surgery in which doctors gave her an artificial aorta. A few years ago, she caught a rare virus which severely damaged the muscles of her heart. "A heart transplant was the only thing doctors could do, because they couldn't do anything to repair her own heart," Rizzo said. Mrs. O'Hern never put herself on a transplant list. "I really believe she felt that an (available) heart should go to someone younger, who hadn't lived as long as she had," her daughter said. "She felt they were more deserving."

Mrs. O'Hern was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles and cards. In autumn, she gathered leaves to make collages. "She'd take walks to search for the perfect leaf ... and keep her nose to the ground to find it," Rizzo said. Despite her pain, Mrs. O'Hern never complained, her daughter said. "If anyone asked her how she was doing, she'd say 'fine' and then she'd want to know how you were doing. She never thought of herself; it was always the other person first."

Surviving are seven sons, Garry E. and James M., both of Huntington Beach, Calif., Daniel C. of Everett, Wash., Patrick A., William R. and Martin S., all of East Syracuse, and Brian R. of Canastota; three daughters, Gail E. Rizzo of Italy, Jean M. Moore of East Syracuse and Mary E. Armstrong of Syracuse; two brothers, John J. Usiatynski of East Syracuse and Walter F. Usiatynski of Cicero; two sisters, Helen A. Marko of Cicero and Felicia A. Galuski of East Syracuse; 14 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Services are 9 a.m. Friday at St. Matthew's Church, Kinne Street, East Syracuse. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Forani & Cline Funeral Home, 206 Kinne St., East Syracuse. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Central New York, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool 13088.

Syracuse Post-Standard 22 October 1997
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Sister Mary Andre Ahearn
Sister Mary Andre Ahearn, RSM, 77, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 1997, at the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse. She was born Dec. 2, 1919, in Grove City, daughter of the late John and Anna Marie Eastlake Ahearn. She was in her 60th year of religious life. Sister Ahearn entered the Sisters of Mercy from Church of the Beloved Disciple Parish Grove City, on Aug. 15, 1937, at Mercyhurst College, and a bachelor of music degree from Eastman School of Music. She engaged in further studies at the Christian Choral School, Duquesne University, the Catholic University of America and the University of Notre Dame. Throughout her religious life, she was involved in music ministry. She served as piano teacher in diocesan elementary schools: St. Patrick in Franklin, SS. Cosmas and Damian in Punxsutawney, St. Titus in Titusville, St. Justin in Pittsburgh, and St. George School in Erie, and Mercyhurst Seminary and Mercyhurst College in Erie. For the past 20 years, Sister Ahearn has taught piano, and for many years directed the choir at St. George Parish. In addition to her ministry, she served five years as Directress of Novices and three years as Directress of Formation. She was also very active in the Associate program of the Sisters of Mercy since its inception. She was preceded in death by a sister, Anne M. Duffy, and six brothers, Edward, John, William, James, Joseph and Henry Ahearn. Survivors include her religious community and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse, 444 East Grandview Blvd., from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, and from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday. A vigil service will be held Sunday evening at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 4:45 p.m. Monday in the Mother of Mercy Chapel. The Rite of Committal will be Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse Fund. Arrangements are being handled by the John J. Quinn Funeral Home.
Erie Daily Times 24 October 1997
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Andrew Vincent O'Hearn
Peacefully, with his family at his side, Andy passed away at Kingston General Hospital on October 8, 1997 in his 73rd year. Born in Grananoque, Ontario, he was the son of the late Michael and Annie (O'Brien) O'Hearn. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Mary Irene (Kenney) O'Hearn; sons Timothy O'Hearn of Toronto and Daniel O'Hearn and his wife Rose of Thailand, also newborn grandson Robert Andrew O'Hearn; sisters Loretta O'Meara, Grananoque; Rose Kenney (Leo) of Elgin; brothers Thomas O'Hearn (Jenny), Amherstview; Edward O'Hearn (Lillian), Port Coquiltlam, B.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

Andy was a Marine Engineer for many years on the Great Lakes Ships. He retired in 1986 after 32 years employment with Trans-Northern Pipelines, Toronto. On retirement, Andy moved from his home of 26 years in Brampton to Elgin, where he spent several years lovingly restoring and remodelling his home there. He was an active member of St. Columbanus Church and an Honourary Member of the Knights of Columbus.

The funeral was held in St. Columbanus Church, Elgin with his godson Rev. William Kenney concelebrating Mass with Rev. Raymond Vickers and Rev. William Dwyre. Interment was in St. Columbanus Cemetery, Elgin. Pallbearers were nephews Thomas O'Meara, Stephen O'Meara, Thomas O'Hearn, Michael Kenney, Christopher Kenney, and Paul Kenney. Memorial Donations were made to Kidney Foundation (Kingston) and Kingston General Hospital Foundation.

The Kingston Whig-Standard 1 November 1997
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Edward C. Ahern, Sr.
AHERN, Edward C., Sr. October 31, 1997. Husband of the late Alice M. (Buckley) Ahern. Father of Edward C. Ahern, Jr., brother of the late Robert Ahern. Also survived by four grandchildren. Residence: Capron St., Danielson, CT; formerly of Delwood Rd., Warwick. Funeral Service Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Peter J. Barrett Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Ave., Spring Green, Warwick. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours Monday 3-4:30; 7-9 p.m.
Warwick—EDWARD C. AHERN, SR. 87, of Capron Street, Danielson, Conn., formerly of Delwood Road, a salesman for Mobil Oil Corporation in its East Providence office for 30 years, retiring in 1972, died yesterday at West View Convalescent Care and Rehabilitation Center, Killingly, Conn. He was the husband of the late Alice M. (Buckley) Ahern. Born in New York City, a son of the late John J. and Dorothea (Meyer) Ahern, he lived in Warwick for 46 years before moving to Danielson in 1994. Mr. Ahern was a 1931 graduate of Brown University, where he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, and co-captain of the Brown Hockey Team. He was a U.S. Naval Intelligence veteran of World War II. He was a long-time member of the Potowomut Golf Club.

He leaves a son, Edward C. Ahern, Jr., in Connecticut; and four grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Robert Ahern. The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Peter J. Barrett Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Ave. Burial will follow.

Providence Journal 1 November 1997
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Patrick E. O'Hearn
Patrick O'Hearn, retired president of the Massachusetts Cooperative Bank, died at his home in Cohasset Saturday morning after a long illness. He was 69. Born in Boston, Mr. O'Hearn graduated from Cranwell Prep in Lenox. From 1950 until 1975, he was president of O'Hearn Moving and Storage Co. of Dorchester. In 1973, he assumed the presidency of the Massachusetts Cooperative Bank of Dorchester and remained its chief executive officer until his retirement in 1990. In 1979, he was appointed trustee of the Boston Metropolitan District of the MBTA by Governor Edward J. King, a position he held until 1983. Mr. O'Hearn was a member of the Clover Club of Boston, a trustee of Cedar Grove Cemetery, a past director of Allied Van Lines and past president of the Mass. Movers Association. A past president of the Fields Corner Business Mens Association, Mr. O'Hearn was also a corporator of the Hyde Park Savings Bank. He was also a trustee of the Dan Marr Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester. Mr. O'Hearn was an Army veteran during the Korean war with the Third Infantry Division and discharged with a good conduct medal.

He is survived by his wife, Justine E. (Guerrero) O'Hearn; two sons, Patrick O'Hearn of Quincy and Edward O'Hearn of Cohasset; a daughter, Lynne MacDonald of Braintree; a sister, Margaret O'Hearn Messer of Conn.; and four grandchildren. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha's Church in Milton on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Donations in Mr. O'Hearn's name may be sent to Als Research c/o Robert H. Brown, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman St., Boston, MA 02114.

Boston Herald 3 November 1997
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Patrick E. O'Hearn
Patrick E. O'Hearn, retired president of the Massachusetts Cooperative Bank, died of Lou Gehrig's Disease on Saturday at his home in Cohasset. He was 69. Mr. O'Hearn was born in Boston. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He was president of O'Hearn Moving and Storage Co. in Dorchester from 1950 to 1975 and president of Massachusetts Cooperative Bank in Dorchester from 1973 until his retirement in 1990. He was a trustee of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority from 1979 to 1983, of the Cedar Grove Cemetery and of the Colonel Daniel Marr Boys and Girls Club in Dorchester.

He leaves his wife, Justine E. (Guerriero); two sons, Patrick of Quincy and Edward F. of Cohasset; a daughter, Lynne MacDonald of Braintree; a sister, Margaret O'Hearn Messer of Connecticut; and four grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be said at 11 a.m. tomorrow in St. Agatha Church in Milton. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Dorchester.
The Boston Globe 4 November 1997
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James F. "Jim" Ahearn
ABINGTON—James F. "Jim" Ahearn, 81, of Abington, the custodian for St. Mary's Church and School in Randolph for 15 years and a World War II Army veteran, died Thursday. Mr. Ahearn served with the Army's 45th Thunderbirds Division. He was a staff sergeant when he was discharged. He worked 30 years as a yard foreman for Grossman's Lumber Co., retiring 19 years ago. A member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Mr. Ahearn also volunteered and delivered for Meals on Wheels. Born in Boston, he grew up in the Houghs Neck section of Quincy and was a former Brockton resident. Mr. Ahearn graduated from Quincy High School.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Stoner Ahearn; three daughters, Janice Simmons of New Bedford, Carol Grey of Abington and Nancy Keeman of Whitman; three sisters, Eleanor Collins of Quincy, Eileen Crane of Sandwich and Jean Dart of Chatham; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was also husband of the late Doris I. (Hollman) Ahearn.

A funeral service will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 21 South Bedford St. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Randolph. Visiting is 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 North Main St., Randolph. Donations may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church, 21 South Bedford St., Abington 02351.

Patriot Ledger 8 November 1997
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Marion I. (Ahearn) Bilodeau
GARDNER — Marion I. (Ahearn) Bilodeau, 78, of 198 Ash St., died Friday at University of Massachusetts Hospital, Worcester, from injuries suffered in a pedestrian accident earlier that day. Her husband of 55 years, Rene R. Bilodeau, died in 1994. She leaves three sons, Rene G. Gilodeau of Trumbull, Conn., Theodore J. Bilodeau of Wrentham, and Andrew R. Bilodeau of Preston, Conn.; one daughter, Joan M. Swartz of Gardner; one sister, Florence Gallant of Rumford, Maine; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was born in Mexico, Maine, the daughter of Frederick and Lillian (Murdock) Ahearn. She was a graduate of Stephen High School in Rumford, Maine.

Mrs. Bilodeau was employed at Digital Equipment Corp., where she worked as an inventory controller for 11 years until her retirement. Prior to that, she was employed as a sales clerk at the former J.A. LeBlanc Clothing Co. for 18 years. She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and the Gardner Golden Agers. The funeral will be held Monday at Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours are private and will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner 01440.

Worcester Telegram & Gazette 9 November 1997
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James B. O'Hearn
DEL RAY BEACH, FL—James B. O'Hearn, 86, of Del Ray Beach, FL and Latham died suddenly Sunday, November 9, 1997 at Del Ray Beach Hospital. Mr. O' Hearn was born in Cohoes. He was a well known amateur golfer. He started in the restaurant business as Manager of the Van Schaick Island Country Club, then was the owner of Jim's Restaurant on Division Street in Cohoes, The Glens Falls Country Club, as Manager, Smith's Restaurant in Cohoes, the former Mansion in Waterford. Mr. O'Hearn opened the Century House in Latham in 1949. He was a member of the Latham Chamber of Commerce, the Watervliet Elks, and National Restaurant Association.

Mr. O'Hearn was husband of the late Dorothy LaVoie O'Hearn. Survived by his wife, Dorothy Murphy O'Hearn; a daughter, Susan O'Hearn Jordon of Menands; two sons, J. Timothy O'Hearn of Loudonville and Kevin M. O'Hearn of Menands. Also survived by seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Liturgy of Christian Burial Thursday morning, at St. Bernards Church, Ontario Street, Cohoes at 10:45. Calling hours will be held at the Stanton-Farrell Funeral Home 326 Columbia Street, Cohoes, Wednesday 5-8 p.m. Interment, St. Agnes Cemetery, Cohoes. Donations to the Alzheimer's Assoc. 85 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, NY 12206 In memory of Dorothy LaVoie O'Hearn would be appreciated. Stanton-Farrell Home 518/237-3218

The Albany Times Union 11 November 1997
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Torrie (Ahern) Connelly Curtis
Born July 31, 1929, daughter of George Daniel Ahern and "Pat" Huntsman Ahern Gillespie in Salt Lake City, UT and died November 2, 1997 at her home in Fresno, surrounded by family and friends. It has been said that Torrie "never met a stranger", so quickly did she turn acquaintance into devoted friendship. To be her friend, even if only briefly, was to be blessed with her constancy, dedication, humor, generosity and faith in others. Helpmate to her beloved Ken "Festus" Curtis for almost 30 years and soul of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy's Community for 20 years before that, she will be remembered by uncounted legions as "Mrs. Festus" or simply as the one-and-only Torrie, their best friend. Torrie was preceded in death by her husbands, Lex Connelly and Ken Curtis. She is survived by her son, William of Salt Lake City, UT; daughter, Danny of Weatherford, TX; eight grandchildren; sisters, Doris Gillespie Hall of Salt Lake City, UT; Charlotte Ahern Jensen; Kris Ahern Livreri and Julie Frank, all of Las Vegas, NV.

Services will be graveside at Academy Cemetery, Mendocino Road off Tollhouse Road (Hwy. 168), northeast of Clovis on Thursday, November 6, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 15, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Margaret's Chapel, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's School, 205 First Ave., Salt Lake City, UT. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent "in memory of Torrie Curtis" to Actors and Others for Animals, Attention Pitsa, 11523 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 or Hospice of St. Agnes, 1303 E. Herndon, Fresno, CA 93710.

Deseret News 13 November 1997
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Duane E. O'Hern, Sr.
Duane E. O'Hern, Sr., 71, of Peoria, a construction contractor, died Nov. 12, 1997. He was born in McKeesport, Pa., and was a World War II Navy veteran. Surviviors include his wife, Jeanne O'Hern; daughter, Peggy Foster; son, Duane E. O'Hern, Jr.; sisters, Alice Wassel, Jo Anne Oliver, Janet Schmondick and Delores O'Hern; and four grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday, Best Funeral Services Chapel, 9380 W. Peoria Ave., Peoria, with visitation at 10 a.m. Contributions: Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014-9297, or American Cancer Society, Arizona Division, 2929 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85004.
Arizona Republic 15 November 1997
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Robert Joseph O'hearn
Age 69, of Wellington, died Tuesday, November 18, 1997. Mr. O'Hearn was a parishioner at St. Rita Catholic Church, Wellington. He was a member of Wellington Seniors Club and the Wellington Country Club. Mr. O'Hearn will be lovingly remembered by his family, including his wife, Mary O'Hearn, three sons, Robert (Pamela) O'Hearn, Lake Worth, John (Lily) O'Hearn, West Palm Beach, Dr. Arthur (Rose) Keegan, Norfolk, Massachusetts, daughter, Jeanne Loomis, Wellington, five grandchildren, Christy, Kelly, Robby, Alexander and Monica.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered 10 AM Saturday, November 22, 1997 at St. Rita Catholic Church, Wellington with Rev, Julian Harris as celebrant. Burial will follow at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery, Royal Palm Beach. The Family will receive relatives and friends 7-9 PM Thursday (Tonight) and 2-4 and 7-9 PM Friday at TILLMAN FUNERAL HOME, 2170 South Military Trail, West Palm Beach, where prayers will be said 8 PM Friday evening.

The Palm Beach Post 20 November 1997
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Mildred E. Burke
Mildred E. Burke, 84, of Holland, died Monday, Nov. 8, 1997, in a local nursing home. Born in Chicago, she was a hotel manager in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. for many years before moving to Holland. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeremiah Burke; and a son, James Ahearn. Surviving are two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Angeline Janecki; a brother, Alexander Brozozski; and nieces and nephews. Her body was donated to the University of Michigan Medical School. A memorial service will be 9 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 480 152nd Ave., the Rev. William Duncan officiating. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of the Lake Building Fund. Arrangements are by the Notier-Ver Lee-Langeland Funeral Chapel.
The Holland Sentinel 9 December 1997
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Rita Ahearn
GUSTINE -- Rita Ahearn, 43, died Thursday in an Abilene hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Comanche Funeral Home Chapel in Comanche.
Abilene Reporter-News 12 December 1997
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Rita (Kight) Ahearn
Rita Ahearn, 43, a convenience store manager, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 1997, at a local medical center. Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Comanche Funeral Home. Burial: Hazeldell Cemetery in Comanche County. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials American Cancer Society, 804 W. Wright, Comanche, Texas. Rita Ahearn was born July 2, 1954, in Lubbock, Texas. Survivors: Husband, Brian Ahearn of Gustine; daughter, Kelly Byrd of Comanche; sons, Devin Ahearn and Derek Ahearn of Gustine; parents, Gene and Jo Kight of Gustine; brother, Freddie Wayne Kight of Richardson; sister, Diane Luker of Stephenville; grandmothers, Frances Miller of Gustine and Altus Kight of Waco; grandson, Colton Mize of Comanche.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram 12 December 1997
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Charles A. O'Hern
Charles A. O'Hern, 76, of Mesa, a priest, died Dec. 8, 1997. He was born in San Francisco. Survivors include his niece and cousin. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Falconer Funeral Home, 251 W. Juniper Ave., Gilbert. Services: 10 p.m. [sic] Thursday, St. Anne'a [sic] Catholic Church, 440 E. Elliot Road, Gilbert. [see also: Loretta D. O'Hern]
Arizona Republic 10 December 1997
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Joseph L. Ahearn
AHEARN—In Lowell, December 9, Joseph L. Ahearn of Cosgrove Street. Beloved husband of M. Agnes (Hartigan) Ahearn who survives him. Funeral Saturday morning at 8 o'clock from the Fay McCabe Funeral Home, 105 Moore Street followed by a funeral Mass at the Sacred Heart Church at 9 o'clock. Friends may call from 2 until 4 and from 7 to 9 on Friday. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. Those who may wish may make memorial donations to the American Kidney Fund, Executive Boulevard Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852. Funeral Directors Edward I. McCabe & Son, 459-9222.
Joseph L. Ahearn of Cosgrove Street died Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Saints Memorial Medical center, He was the husband of M. Agnes (Hartigan) Ahearn. He was born and educated in Lowell, a son of George and Mary (Hendricks) Ahearn. Mr. Ahearn served in the Navy during World War II. Prior to his retirement in 1982, he was a blacksmith for the Boston & Maine Railroad for more than 40 years. He was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church.

Survivors, besides his wife, are three sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph L. "Bud" Ahearn and his wife Gail (Keirstead) of Dracut, Michael W. Ahearn and his wife Anna (Pellerin) of Lowell; two daughters and a son-in-law, Joanne Finnegan of Lowell and Eileen Thomas and her husband Merrill of Lowell; two brothers and a sister-in-law, George Ahearn and his wife Hope of Nashua, and John Ahearn of Merrimack, N.H.; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Leona Russell and her husband Raymond of Lowell, Evelyn Winters of Pelham, and Mary Aheran [sic] of Lowell; two great-grandchildren, Michael Cohen and Zachary Chandler; 17 grandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren. He was also the grandfather of the late Susan Finnegan; brother of the late Lillian Deselits and Raymond Ahearn; father-in-law of the late Francis F. Finnegan; and brother-in-law of the late Stephen F. Hartigan.

The Lowell Sun 11 December 1997
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Father (Thomas) Kieran Ahearn
Father Kieran Ahearn, O.F.M., Cap., 60, a Capuchin Franciscan friar who had served St. Mary's Parish in Bethel, died Wednesday in Wappingers Falls, N.Y. He was born as Thomas Ahearn in Yonkers, N.Y., on Feb. 28, 1937, a son of Teresa Ahearn of Wappingers Falls and the late Thomas Ahearn. Father Ahearn entered the Capuchin Franciscans in 1955, first professed in 1956, perpetually professed in 1959 and was ordained in Sacred Heart Church in Yonkers on Jan. 11, 1964. He graduated from St. Anthony's College in Hudson, N.H., and received his theological training at Mary Immaculate Friary in Garrison, N.Y. His ministerial experiences included parochial assistant, vocation promoter and chapel assistant. He served in parishes in New York, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. From 1971 to 1981, Father Ahearn served a hospital ministry in several health facilities in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. He also served as Guardian from 1978 to 1981 of the local Capuchin fraternity at St. Anne's Friary in Smithtown, N.Y. He then served as pastor and guardian of the Capuchin Church and Friary of St. Pius X in Middletown, Conn. He also continued to offer parochial assistance to St. Luke's Parish in Westport and St. Mary's Parish in Bethel.

Besides his mother, Father Ahearn is survived by two sisters, Lee Almeida of Wappingers Falls and Arlene Wales of Bethel; and several nieces and nephews. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Father Kieran Ahearn Memorial Burse, c/o Capuchin Franciscan Office of Development, 210 West 31st Street, New York, N.Y. Calling Hours: Wake services will be on Friday at the Friary of Saint Clare, 110 Shonnard Place, Yonkers, N.Y., under the direction of the Whalen-Ball Funeral Home of Yonkers. Services: Saturday at 11 a.m., a Mass of Christian Burial at the Monastery Church of the Sacred Heart, 110 Shonnard Place, Yonkers.
The Danbury News-Times 19 December 1997
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