Obituaries - NJ - 1901 - Mrs. Henrietta Rex

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Obituaries - NJ - 1901 - Mrs. Henrietta Rex

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Mrs. Henrietta Rex Died at the Home of Her Daughter

Mrs. Henrietta Rex, widow of Henry Rex, died at Red Bank on Monday from a complication of diseases, aged 69 years. She had been sick with heart disease since August and three months ago other complications set in. The funeral will be held to-morrow noon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. L. Mason, on Riverside avenue; and at half-past one o'clock at St. Luke's church at Long Branch City. Rev. W. B. Matteson of Red Bank will have charge of the service at the house, and Rev. Edmund Hewitt of Long Branch and Rev. E. C. Hancock of Red Bank will have charge of the service at Long Branch City. The pall bearers will be nephews and grandchildren of Mrs. Rex. They are Harry B. Rex of Oceanic, W. B. Pawson and Frank O. Wortman of Brooklyn, and George W. Sniffen, William Cook and Wilson A. Rex of New York. The burial will be at the West Long Branch cemetery.

Mrs. Rex was born at Westchester, New York. She married at that place when twenty years old. Her husband was a carpenter by trade. About 25 years ago Mrs. Rex and her husband moved to Long Branch city. Three months ago Mrs. Rex broke up housekeeping and she and her two daughters moved to Red Bank, where they lived with Mrs. Walter L. Mason. Her children are Mrs. Walter L. Mason, Mrs. Mary R. Brooks and Mrs. Emma R. Ferguson of Red Bank, Charles Rex of Oceanic, Captain Harry Rex of Long Island City and William B. Rex of Brooklyn. She also leaves seventeen grandchildren. Other relatives are a sister in Brooklyn and four brothers in New York.

Per death notice, Mrs. Rex was aged 69 years and 8 months

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Feb 6, 1901