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Obituaries - NJ - 1902 - Mrs. Ann Hayes McGarry


Mrs. Ann Hayes McGarry of the Highlands, widow of James McGarry, died on Saturday of pneumonia, aged 78 years. She had been sick nine days. Previous to the attack of the disease which caused her death she had been in perfect health. Mrs. McGarry’s husband has been dead three years. Mrs. McGarry came to this country from Ireland and she had lived at the Highlands fifty years.

Three children survive Mrs. McGarry. They are James and Margaret E. McGarry, and Martha A., widow of James McDonough, who died about two years ago. Both of the daughters live at home and James lives in a house near his mother’s. Mrs. McGarry leaves also a brother and two sisters in Ireland and a sister in Wisconsin.

The funeral was held at the Church of Our Lady at the Highlands at eleven o’clock yesterday. Rev. Father Sweeney conducted the service and the body was buried at Mt. Olivet cemetery at Headden’s Corner. The pall bearers were John Riordan, Michael Fay, John Drennon, Thomas Grady, John Horan and Andrew Creighton.

Mrs. McGarry was one of the first subscribers to THE REGISTER. She began taking it with the first number, which was issued June 17, 1878, and she has been a constant subscriber to the paper ever since.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Mar 12, 1902

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