Times Leader, The (Wilkes Barre, PA)
July 13, 1995
EDWARD MCMANAMAN JULY 10, 1995 EDWARD P. MCMANAMAN, 59, OF WEST CHESTNUT STREET, WILKES-BARRE, DIED MONDAY IN WILKES-BARRE GENERAL HOSPITAL.
July 10, 1995
Edward P. McManaman, 59, of West Chestnut Street, Wilkes-Barre, died Monday in Wilkes-Barre General HospitalBorn Nov. 18, 1935, in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Francis A. and Lila Burke McManaman. He was a graduate of St. Mary's High School and King's College, Wilkes-Barre.
He was employed as a teacher at the State Correctional Institution at Retreat and had previously taught in area public schools for several years.
He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre. Surviving are a sister and four children.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. A Memorial Mass will be in St. John the Evangelist Church at a time to be announced.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society, Wyoming Valley Unit, 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 18702.
Arrangements by the McLaughlin Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre.
From the Wilkes-Barre Record, Thursday,
February 23, 1911
At 11 o'clock yesterday morning occurred the death of James M. Caffrey, one of the best known residents of this borough, at the family home on Oak Street. The deceased had been in ill health for some time, but his condition did not become serious until a short time ago. Deceased had led a good Christian life, being a faithful member of St. Charles Catholic Church. He was beloved by all who knew him and the news of his death was a shock to the entire community.
Besides his wife he is survived by the following children: Anthony of Ashley; Mrs John Boyce of this place; Mrs. Thomas Clinton, Julia, Catherine, Celia, Margaret, and James at home. He is also survived by one brother, Patrick Caffrey of Scranton and two sisters, Mrs Dennis Brislin of Warrior Run and Mrs Anthony F. Lenahan of this place.
The funeral of James M. Caffrey of Sugar Notch will be held from the residence Saturday morning at 9 o'clock. A requiem high mass will be celebrated at St Charles Church at 9:30 and interment will be in St. Charles Cemetery at Sugar Notch.
Caffrey, Patrick 'P.F.' (1860-1945) Born in Ireland, March 17, 1860. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1887-91. Died in Sugar Notch, Pa. Interment at St. Charles Borremeo Cemetery, Sugar Notch, Pa.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Monday April 26, 1926
Caffrey - At Sugar Notch, April 24, 1926, Mrs. Mary Caffrey, of complications.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Tuesday, April 27, 1926
The funeral of Mrs. Mary Caffrey will be held from the residence on Oak street, Sugar Notch on Wednesday morning at 9 with a Mass of requiem at St. Charles church at 9:30. Interment in the family plot in St. Charles Cemetery.
Margaret Cooney Nusbaum
May 12, 1999
Margaret Cooney Nusbaum, formerly of Sugar Notch, died Wednesday, May 12 in Wilmington, Del.
She was born Sept. 28, 1918 in Sugar Notch, daughter of the late Anthony and Agnes Caffery Cooney.
Mrs. Nusbaum was employed with the district intelligence department, Philadelphia Naval Shipyards and by the Wilmington Post Office. She was a volunteer at Ministry of Caring and Mary Mothers of Hope House 1, for 20 years, where she was appointed to the board of directors. She received a caring bowl as an honor, for her generosity.
Son, Donald; brother, Anthony (Buddy) preceded her in death.
Surviving are daughter, Margaret Murphy, Philadelphia; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Selina, Columbus, Ga.
Services and interment were held in Wilmington, Del.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Friday, April 20,
CAFFREY - At Sugar Notch, April 19, 1928, James J. Caffrey, aged 37, of complications.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Saturday, April 21, 1928
The funeral of James J. Caffrey will be held from the family home 724 Main Street, Sugar Notch, on Monday morning at 9 o'clock. A high mass of requiem will be celebrated in St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch, at 9:30. Interment will be in the family plot in the church cemetery at Sugar Notch,
James served in the U.S. Army in World War l; served in France during WWll.
Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, Saturday,
October 3, 1998
October 1, 1998
James M. Caffrey, 72 formerly of Sugar Notch, died Thursday in Treasure Island, FL. Born October 26, 1925, he was a son of the late James J. and Agnes Mae McManamon Caffrey. He was a former member of St. Charles Borremeo Church, Sugar Notch.
He graduated from Sugar Notch High School and Wilkes College.
He was a U.S.Navy veteran of World War ll serving aboard the USS Yosemite.
He was employed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the state stores and by the Stegmaler Brewery.Most recently, he was employed in the maintenance departments of Sugar Notch Borough and Hanover Area School District.
While in this area, he was actively involved with the Democratic Party.
He was a member of American Legion Post 558, Plains; Hanover Lions; Ancient Order of Hibernians; and president of the Isle of Capri Retirement Club, Treasure Island, Fl.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria, in 1996; and a sister Esther Matyas.
Survivng are his sister Rita A. Pascoe, Sugar Notch; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at a time to be announced from the John J. Straub Funeral Home 55 Park Ave, Wilkes-Barre. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 57 N. Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, 18701
Times Leader, The (Wilkes Barre, PA)
February 29, 1996
ROSE MCMANAMAN FEB. 27, 1996 ROSE MCMANAMAN OF FREMONT STREET, WEST PITTSTON, DIED TUESDAY AT THE HIGHLAND MANOR NURSING HOME, EXETER.
Feb. 27, 1996
Rose McManaman of Fremont Street, West Pittston, died Tuesday at the Highland
Manor Nursing Home, ExeterBorn in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Catherine Reap Gallagher.
She had resided in Wyoming for 20 years before moving to West Pittston. She graduated from St. John the Evangelist High School, class of 1936.
She was a member of St. Cecilia's Church, Exeter, and was employed as a sales clerk by Pomeroy's in Wyoming for several years before retiring.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; sisters, Margaret Cawley, Helen Pope, Mary Duffy and Catherine Culleton; a brother, Edward Gallagher.
Surviving are her daughters, Mary Ann Broda, West Pittston; Theresa Dobilas, Huntington Beach, Calif.; six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday from the Metcalfe & Shaver Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Cecilia's Church.
Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton, Kingston Township.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
WILKES-BARRE RECORD, Wednesday, March 4,
DEATH AT SUGAR NOTCH
Mrs. Ann Lenahan, widow of Anthony Lenahan, died at the residence in Sugar Notch at 2:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon after an illness of three weeks' of paralysis, aged 72 years. Deceased was one of the oldest and most respected residents of Sugar Notch. She is survived by the following children:
John, Anthony, Thomas, Phalom, Bridget, Mrs. Margaret Carlin, and Mrs. J.M. Caffrey.
The funeral will take place on Friday at 9am from the residence, with a requiem mass at St. Charles Borromeo's Church and interment in Sugar Notch cemetery.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Jan 7, 1913:
The death of John P Lenahan, one of our best known grocers, occurred at the family home on Main Street last evening after a short illness of pneumonia. His death has cast a deep gloom of sadness over the residents of this and surrounding towns and especially over his poor heartbroken wife, children, brothers and sisters. He was a former tax collector of the borough and for a number of years was secretary of the borough council, and his cheery disposition won him many friends.
Deceased was a member of Division 32 A.O.H., and also was a faithful member of St Charles Catholic Church.
Besides his wife he is survived by the following children: Kate, Bibbie, Margaret, Sarah, James , John and Phillip. The
following brothers and sisters also survive: Thomas, Anthony, Phelim, Mrs Margaret Carlin, Miss Bridget Lenahan, Mrs Mary Caffrey.
(This is the funeral notice that appeared in the Record several days later...)
The funeral of John P. Lenahan was held from the family home on Main St. yesterday morning with a requiem high mass in St. Charles Church at 9 o'clock. Rev Father Judge, pastor of the church paid a glowing tribute to the the traits in the past life of the deceased. The funeral which was the largest held here in some time, showed the esteem in which the deceased was held.
Div. 32 A.O.H. attended the funeral in a body.
The floral tributes were beautiful and numerous. the following acted as pall bearers: Patrick Caffrey, Neil Conway, Patrick Riley, Thomas McGuire, Anthony Kane, and Francis Caffrey.
Anthony Lenahan Feb 24, 1904
Anthony Lenahan a well known resident of Sugar notch, died last evening at 5 o'clock after three days illness of pneumonia. Deceased was 63 years of age and resided in Sugar Notch for thirty-four years. besides his wife, deceased is survived by the following children: Andrew J., John L. of the West, Michael H. at home, and Hugh, a medical student at a medical college in Philadelphia; also by the following brothers and sisters: John of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. , Mrs. Thomas Daley of Philadelphia, and Mrs. Patrick McGowan of Preston
On March 3rd 1904 the Record published this article in the Sugar Notch Letter.
The funeral of Anthony Lenahan took place yesterday morning with hig mass in St. Charles Church, celebrated by Rev. J. H. Judge, who preached the funeral sermon. The pall bearers were: James M, Caffrey, Thomas Lenahan, John J. Lenahan, Anthony J. Lenahan, Michael Lenahan of this place, and Andrew Lenahan of Pittston.
Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, Monday, April
T.F. Lenahan Passes Away
Sugar Notch Resident Dies in Hospital
Thomas F. Lenahan, 80, of 825 Main Street, Sugar Notch, member of a prominent Wyoming Valley family and retired rail union official, died this morning at 10:40 in the Mercy Hospital following several weeks' illness.
Mr. Lenahan retired 11 years ago from his post as vice president of the Railway Carmen of America, which he held for more than a quarter of a century. The Carmen's Union, an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor, maintained offices in Kansas City, MO, and Mr. Lenahan represented that organization in the eastern region.
Mr. Lenahan, a son of the late Anthony and Ann Murray Lenahan, was born at Centralia, PA. The family later moved to Sugar Notch, where he resided for the remainder of his life.
A communicant of St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch, Mr. Lenahan was affiliated with the Holy Name Society of that congregation.
Surviving are four sons, Joseph, Sugar Notch; Thomas F. Jr.; and Edward, at home, and Attorney Frank P. Lenahan, Hanover Township, and a daughter, Mrs. Charles Meyer, Union City, NJ, also a brother, Phalom Lenahan, Sugar Notch. A son, Martin Lenahan died five years ago.
The funeral will be held from the family home.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Thursday, July 24,
SUGAR NOTCH WOMAN DEAD
Miss Bridget C. Lenahan, one of the best known and esteemed women of Sugar Notch, died yesterday morning at 10 at the family home, 120 Oak Street. Miss Lenahan was a devout and active member of St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch, and the Blessed Virgin Sodality of the church. Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Margaret Carlin, and two brothers, Thomas F. and Phalom Lenahan, all of Sugar Notch; also a number of nieces and nephews. Deceased was a woman of sterling character and was beloved by a wide circle of friends and acquaintances.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Wednesday, Nov 23,
Phalom M. Lenahan, Retired Barber, Dies
Phalom M. Lenahan, rear 220 Oak Street, Sugar Notch, well-known retired barber, died yesterday afternoon at 1:30 in Mercy Hospital following several days' illness.
Born in Schuylkill County, Mr. Lenahan came to Sugar Notch with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lenahan (this is an error - should be Anthony Lenahan), deceased, as a child and lived there most of his life. He operated a barber shop in Sugar Notch ?0 years(unreadable), retiring 18 years ago. He was a member of St. Charles Church and the Holy Name Society.
Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews, including Rev. Phalom Lenahan, Baltimore.
Funeral will be from the home of his nephew, James Lenahan, 747 Main Street, Sugar Notch. Arrangements by McLaughlin.
Wilkes-Barre Record, November 13, 1974
J.A. Lenahan, 75, Sugar Notch, Dies
Joseph A. Lenahan, 75, of 831 Main St., Sugar Notch, died last night in his home, after a brief illness.
Born December 10, 1895, in Jersey City, N.J., son of the late Thomas F. and Mary Conway Lenahan, he was educated in Sugar Notch schools and resided in that community most of his life. He was a veteran of World War I, having served with the U.S. Army at Fort Meade, MD. Mr. Lenahan was self-employed as a plombing and heating contractor, retiring several years ago. During World War II, he was employed in the Philadelphia Navy Yards.
Mr. Lenahan and his wife, the former Marion Kilcoyne, of Butte, Montana, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary February 8. He was a member of St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch, and its Holy Name Society and American Legion Post 796, Sugar Notch.
Surviving besides his wife are a son, Thomas F., at home, daughter, Mrs. Richard F. Youngblood, Sugar Notch, two grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Charles Meyer, Union City, N.J.
Funeral will be held from the McLaughlin Funeral Home, 142 S. Washington St. City, Monday morning at 9. with a Requiem Mass at 9:30 in St. Charles Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Sugar Notch.
Friends may call tonight, 7 to 10 and Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m. Rosary will be recited Sunday night at 8.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Friday, October 28, 1960
Thomas F. (Nomer) Lenahan of 831 Main Street, Sugar Notch, died last night at 9:45 in Wyoming Valley Hospital. He had been hospitalized since suffering a stroke on October 18.
Two brothers preceeded him in death, Attorney Frank Lenahan died in 1953, and Martin Lenahan succumbed in 1946.
Son of the late Thomas F. and Mary Conway Lenahan, he was born in Sugar Notch and lived there all his life. He attended Sugar Notch schools and had been making his home with a brother Joseph, the last several years. Mr. Lenahan was a member of St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch, and its Holy Name Society.
He had been employed as a salesman for many years.
Also surviving are a brother, Edward, Newark, NJ, and a sister, Mrs. Charles Meyer, Union City, NJ.
Funeral will be held from the home. Friends may call after 7 tonight. Arrangements by McLaughlin.
Wilkes-Barre Record, Monday, March 3, 1969
Edward A. Lenahan, 63, of 831 Main Street, Sugar Notch was pronounced dead on arrival Friday night at 8:45 at the Wyoming Valley Hospital.
Born August 16, 1905, in Sugar Notch, he attended Sugar Notch schools and worked many years at the Elastic Stop Nut Corporation, Elizabeth, NJ, retiring four years ago.
He served with the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Lenahan was a member of St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch; American Legion Post 796 of Sugar Notch.
Surviving are a brother, Joseph A. Lenahan, at home; sister, Mrs. Charles Meyer, Union City, NJ.
The funeral will be held from the McLaughlin Funeral Home, 142 South Washington Street, Tuesday morning at 9:30 with........[the rest of the copy is unreadable]
Grave marker inscription:
Edward A. Lenahan
PA Pfc. 3110 SVC Comd. Unit WW II
Aug 16 1905
Feb 28 1969
Wilkes-Barre Record, Friday, December 10,
MRS MARGARET NOONAN
Mrs. Margaret Ann Noonan, 74, of 122 Radford Street, Yonkers, N.Y., formerly of Sugar Notch, died Wednesday night at her home.
The former Margaret Lenahan, she was born in Sugar Notch, March 11, 1897, and was a former member of St. Charles Church. A resident of New York 20 years, Mrs. Noonan was a member of St. Peter's Church.
Surviving are her husband, Lawrence A.; a son, Rev. John L. Noonan, SSJ, Baltimore, Md.; a daughter, Mrs. Chaterine Wall, Riverdale, N.Y.; four grandchildren and a brother, Rev. Phalom Lenahan, SSJ, Baltimore, Md.
The funeral will be held from the McLaughlin Funeral Home 142 S. Washington St. Saturday morning at 9:30 with a Concelebrated Mass of Requiem at 10 in St. Charles Church. Principal celebrant will be her son, Rev. Father Noonan. Her brother, Rev. Father Lenahan, will be a concelebrant. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Friends may call today 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m.
Wilkes-Barre Time Leader, Saturday,
November 9, 1968
James Lenahan Funeral Monday
The funeral of James Lenahan, 70, of 747 Main Street, Sugar Notch, who died Thursday night in Mercy Hospital, Scranton, will be held Monday evening at 9:30 from the McLaughlin Funeral Home, 142 South Washington Street, City.
A requiem mass will be celebrated at 10 in St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch. Rev. John Noonan, a nephew, will read the Mass. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m.
Born in Sugar Notch, Mr. Lenahan was educated in borough schools. He was employed by Lehigh Valley Coal Company and later as a pipefitter for the State. He was a member of St. Charles Church and its Holy Name Society.
Surviving are a brother, Rev. Phalom Lenahan, S.S.J., Baltimore, MD, and a sister, Mrs. Margaret Ann Noonan, New York City. Another brother, Rev. John Lenahan, who was assistant pastor of St. Vincent's Church, Plymouth, died on October 13, 1950.
Wilkes Barre Record, October 14, 1950
Priest Dies at Age of 49
Rev. John Lenahan was Assistant at
Rev. John P. Lenahan, assistant pastor of St. Vincent's Church, Plymouth, died yesterday afternoon in Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, where he had undergone an operation.
A native of Sugar Notch, Rev. Father Lenahan was a son of Mrs Sarah Golden Lenahan and the late John Lenahan, and received his preliminary education in Sugar Notch public schools.
He then attended Mount St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg, MD and Belmont Abbey, North Carolina, and pursued his seminary course at St. Augustine's Toronto Canada, Canada. He was ordained in the seminary chapel on April 6, 1930.
Rev Father Lenahan was stationed nine years at the oratory of St. Philip Neri, Summit, N.J. He returned to the Scranton Diocese on January 5, 1939, and was appointed assistant pastor of St. Andrew's Church, Blossburg. Subsequently, he was assistant pastor at St. Rose of Lima, Carbondale; St. James, Jessup; St Ignatius, Kingston; St. Patrick's, White Haven; St. Francis, West Hazleton; and St. Vincent's, Plymouth.
Surviving are his mother, of Sugar Notch, two brothers, Rev. Philip Lenahan, member of the Josephite Order, Baltimore, and James, Sugar Notch, and a sister, Mrs. Margaret Noonan, New York City. Nieces and nephews include Rev. John Noonan, of the Josephite Order, Houston, TX, and Mrs George Wall, New York.
The funeral will be held Tuesday morning, with a solemn pontifical high mass at 10:30 in St. Vincent's Church. Bishop William J. Haley will officiate. Divine office will be sung at 10 by priests of the diocese.
Arrangements by M. J. McLaughlin.
Rev. P. M. Lenahan, Priest 37 Years, Dies
Rev. Phalom M. Lenahan, SSJ, native of Sugar Notch, a Josephite priest who spent all 37 years of his priesthood in the city of Baltimore, died Tuesday morning at St. Joseph's Manor, the Josephite retirement home on W. Lake Ave., Baltimore. Rev. Father Lenahan was 70.
Born August 8, 1903, in Sugar Notch, he was a son of John Patrick and Sarah Golden Lenahan. He attended Sugar Notch Schools.
Rev. Father Lenahan entered the Josephite minor seminary at Newburg, N.Y., in 1925, advanced to the major seminary five years later, and was ordained by Bishop John McNamara in 1936.
Most of his priestly life was spent in administrative work or as chaplain to St. Francis Academy, E. Chase St., Baltimore. He was treasurer of the Josephites and secretary to the Superior General for six years; became rector of the House of Administation in 1942 and three years later was appointed chaplain to St. Francis Academy and chaplain of the industrial school for girls conducted by the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart. He was Chaplain of the Oblate Retreat League, director of the Oblate Helpers and of the Dominican Tertiaries.
In 1961, the Josephites opened St. Joseph's Manor on the edge of Baltimore for aged and sick priests and Rev. Father Lenahan was appointed the first rector.
There are no immediate survivors.
A wake service was held Wednesday at St. Pius V Church, Baltimore, and a Requiem Mass offered there Thursday morning.
Funeral will be held Saturday, with Mass of the Resurrection at 10 in St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch. Interment in the parish cemetery, Sugar Notch.
Friends may call Friday, at 5 p.m. at the church where the body will lie in state. Arrangements by McLaughlin Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre.
Kemp Funeral to be Tuesday
The funeral of Mrs. Catherine (Lenahan) Kemp, 889 Main Street, will be held Tuesday morning at 9:30 from McLaughlin Funeral Home, 142 S. Washington St., with a Requiem Mass at 10 in St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch.
Friends my call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 10.
Mrs. Kemp, who died yesterday morning following a heart attack, was born in Sugar Notch, a daughter of the late Anthony J. and Catherine Malone Lenahan. She was a member of St. Charles Church.
Surviving are her husband, William, five children: William Jr., Donald, Edward, Ruth Ann, and Margaret, all at home; brothers and sisters, Mrs. Margaret Jones and Thomas J. Lenahan, both of Sugar Notch; Frank, Wilkes-Barre; Mrs. Norwood Thomas, Milton, and Bernard all of Detroit, Michigan.
Bernard Lenahan, 2002 DeSalle, St.,
Detroit, died Wednesday night in his home. Formerly of 818 Main Street, Sugar
Notch, he had resided in Detroit 25 years.
He attended Sugar Notch schools and was a member of St. Dominic's Church, Detroit. He served with the Army during World War II.
Surviving are brothers and sisters, Frank Lenahan, Wilkes-Barre; Mrs. Margaret Jones, Sugar Notch; Mrs. Mary Thomas and Milton Lenahan, Detroit.
Funeral will be Monday at 9 from McLaughlin Funeral Home, 142 S. Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, with Mass of Requiem in St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch, at 9:30. Interment in the parish cemetery. Friends may call Saturday 7 to 9 and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Rosary will be recited Sunday at 3:30.
Grave Stone Inscription:
Bernard J. Lenahan
MD Pfc. Army Air Forces WW II
June 13, 1910
Oct. 18, 1972
The Times-Leader, WIlkes-Barre, Monday, June 12, 1995
Margaret Lenahan Jones, 82, formerly of Sugar Notch, died Saturday at the King James Nursing Center, Sommerset, N.J. Born March 20, 1913, in Sugar Notch, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Katie Malone Lenahan. She was a life member of St. Charles Church in Sugar Notch and its Altar and Rosary Society.She was preceeded in death by her husband, Lincoln, in 1957.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Ellen Czarnecki, Jamesburg, N.J., four grandsons; and one great-grandson.
Funeral services will begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday from the McLaughlin Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St. Wilkes-Barre, with a funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Charles Church.
Interment will be in St. Charles Cemetery, Sugar Notch.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Thomas J. Lenahan
PA Sgt. 52 Air Services GP AAF WWII
Oct. 18, 1914
Jan. 5, 1966
Obituary clipped from newspaper, found in Uncle Bernie's scrapbook, undated:
DEATH TAKES T.J. LENAHAN
Associated With Brother in Plumbing Business
Thomas J. Lenahan, of 818 Main Street, Sugar Notch, died this morning at 5:35 in the Wilkes-Barre Veterans Administration Hospital, where he was a patient two weeks. He was 51.
Born in Sugar Notch, he was a son of the late Anthony and Catherine Malone Lenahan. He was educated in the borough schools and was affiliated with his brother, Frank, in the plumbing and heating business.
Mr. Lenahan was a member of St. Charles Church and its Holy Name Society.
A veteran of WW II, he was a member of the Sugar Notch American Legion Post.
Surviving in addition to his brother, Frank, who resides in Wilkes-Barre, are two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Jones, with whom he lived, and Mrs. Mary Thomas and two brothers, Bernard and Milton, all of Detroit, Mich. A number of neices and nephews also survive.
The funeral will be held from the McLaughlin Funeral Home 142 South Washington Street.
Another clipping regarding Uncle Tom's death, from Uncle Bernies' scrapbook:
The funeral of Thomas J. Lenahan, 818 Main Street, Sugar Notch, was held this morning from the McLaughlin Funeral Home, 142 S. Washington Street, City.
Rev. Leo Granahan celebrated the Requiem Mass in St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch. Ann Struckus was organist.
Rev. Father Granahan pronounced final benediction at the parish cemetery.
Pallbearers were Chester and John Zalinski, Alex Yurbeck, and John Lenahan.
American Legion Post 796, Sugar Notch, conducted military honors at the grave. Claude Martin was the commander of the detail and Joseph Mathews, chaplain. M. J. Januszewski was the bugler, and Peter Guravage and Anthony McGinty were color guards. Tulio Viti was captain of the firing squad, comprised of Benjamin Morris, Walter Rakowski, Hugh Conway, Anthony Durkin, and Michael (unreadable).
Times Leader, The (Wilkes Barre, PA)
FRANCIS LENAHAN JR.
December 20, 1995
Francis Lenahan JrDec. 19, 1995
Francis P. Lenahan Jr., 66, of McLean Street, Wilkes-Barre, died Tuesday at his home.
Born April 23, 1929, in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Frank P. and Anna Zabinski Lenahan.
He was a 1948 graduate of Meyers High School, Wilkes-Barre.
He was a U.S. Army corporal stationed with the 561st Army Engineers, Camp Edwards, Cape Cod, Mass., during the Korean War.
Before his retirement in 1981, he owned and operated Lenahan Heating and Plumbing Contractors, Wilkes-Barre. He also owned and operated Haven Cottages, South Wellfleet, Cape Cod.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Ann Manhart, in 1987.
Surviving are his wife, the former Marian A. Pearce; daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Suzanne) Yazbeck, Patricia A. Lenahan, and sons, Francis P. III and Thomas M., all of Wilkes-Barre; one granddaughter; a brother, Joseph A., Nuangola; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday from the McLaughlin Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, with a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Aloysius Church, Barney and Division Streets, Wilkes-Barre.
Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association of Wyoming Valley, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 18701.
Times Leader, The (Wilkes Barre, PA)
CLAIRE MCCARTHY NOV. 30, 1995 CLAIRE R. MCCARTHY, FORMERLY OF PARK AVENUE, WILKES-BARRE, DIED THURSDAY AT LITTLE FLOWER MANOR, WILKES-BARRE.
December 2, 1995
Nov. 30, 1995
Claire R. McCarthy, formerly of Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, died Thursday at
Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-BarreBorn in Sugar Notch, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine Lenahan Kilcoyne.
She was a Wilkes-Barre resident most of her life and was active in community affairs in the Wyoming Valley.
She and her husband, Joseph J., founded McCarthy Tire Co. in 1926.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a brother, John Kilcoyne; a sister, Catherine Kilcoyne.
Surviving are sons, Joseph J., Birmingham, Mich.; John D., Wilkes-Barre; Frank E., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Monday from the M.J. McLaughlin Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, with a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church.
Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Memorial donations may be made to the Auxiliary of Little Flower Manor, 200 S. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre, 18702-6221.
Times Leader, The (Wilkes Barre, PA)
April 26, 1996
MARGARET KILCOYNE APRIL 23, 1996 MARGARET KILCOYNE, 102, FORMERLY OF WEST GERMANIA STREET, ASHLEY, AND LEE PARK, HANOVER TOWNSHIP, DIED TUESDAY IN THE LITTLE FLOWER MANOR, WILKES-BARRE.
April 23, 1996
Margaret Kilcoyne, 102, formerly of West Germania Street, Ashley, and Lee
Park, Hanover Township, died Tuesday in the Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-BarreBorn April 16, 1894, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Mary Riley Kilcoyne.
She graduated from St. Leo's School, Ashley, and was a former member of St. Leo's Church, Ashley, and St. Aloysius Church, Lee Park.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Catherine Lenahan and Mary Carr; brothers, Charles, Peter and Michael Kilcoyne.
Surviving are her nieces, Sister Mary Theresa Lenahan, RSM, Mercy Center, Dallas; Nancy Curley, Cincinnati; Audrey Byerly, Downingtown.
A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Chapel at Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre.
Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until time of services Saturday.
Funeral arrangements are by the M.J. McLaughlin Funeral Service.
SISTER MARY THERESA LENAHAN
October 25, 1998
Sister Mary Theresa Lenahan, a member of the Dallas regional community of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, died Sunday at Mercy Center, Dallas.
Born Feb. 29, 1920, in Sugar Notch, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Catherine Kilcoyne Lenahan.
She was a 1938 graduate of St. Leo's High School, Ashley, and she received a degree in elementary education from College Misericordia.
She entered the Sisters of Mercy on Sept. 8, 1941, and professed her vows on March 12, 1944.
She ministered in the dioceses of Pittsburgh, Scranton, Rockville Center and Brooklyn, N.Y.
She was preceded in death by sisters, Jeanne, Delores, Margaret Mary; and brother, Michael Lenahan.
Surviving are a niece, Patricia Lenahan, Santa Ana, Calif.
Transferal to Mercy Center will be at 1 p.m. today with a Wake Service at 7 p.m. in Blessed Sacrament Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel.
Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Memorial donations may be made to the Retirement Fund, Sisters of Mercy, PO Box 369, Dallas, 18612.
Arrangements are by E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre.
" Joseph Malone's Sudden Death"
" Joseph Malone, who was the proprietor of a store in Sugar Notch, complained of feeling sick early on Monday morning. A few minutes after, he died. His death is attributed to heart disease. He leaves a widow and five adult children. The funeral takes place on Wednesday at 9 a.m. High requiem mass will be celebrated in St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment will be in Hanover Cemetery. Mr Malone has been a resident of sugar Notch for 20 years, and was highly respected in the community." Wilkes-Barre Record Sept 27, 1892.
Also on Tues Sept 27, the Sugar Notch Letter published this
"Joseph Malone, one of Sugar Notch's oldest and respected citizens, died on Monday morning at 6 o'clock, in the 50th yrar of his age. His death was brought about by injuries received in the mines nine years ago and during those nine years he has been confined to the house, and his sufferings were beyond description. He welcomed death in his last hours of agony. His wife preceded him to the better land two years ago, and there remains five children to sorrow for a good and kind father. He has resided in this community for 25 hears, and was highly respected by al who knew him. The funeral wil take place on Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock. The remains will be taken to the Catholic Church , where high mass will be held"
W-B Record dated Oct 2, 1917
"The death of Andrew Lenahan, aged 42 of Sugar Notch, occurred at Mercy Hospital yesterday, afternoon at 4 o;clock of complications. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Sabina Lenahan, and the following sisters: Mrs. R. McGuire of Philadelphia, Mrs David Lewis, Mrs. Winifred Kilcoyne and Sabina Lenahan, of Sugar Notch. A particularly sad feature of his death is the fact that his father and brother were buried only two weeks ago."
W-B Record dated Sept 12,1917
"Fatal accident to Anthony Lenahan hastens death of his aged father"
Within twenty four hours after word was received that his son had been killed in a railroad accident at Chicago, Anthony Lenahen Sr. aged 78, one of Sugar Notch's pioneer residents died at his home at that place yesterday of general debility.
The shock of the death of his son, Anthony Lenahan Jr., who was killed while at work as a brakeman on the Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad, is thought to have hastened the senior Lenahan's death. The Lenahan family has been sorely afflicted during the past week. Besides the two deaths, a son of the elder man is now seriously ill in Mercy Hospital.
Anthony Lenahan Sr. is survived by his wife, one son, Andrew, now in Mercy Hospital, and the following daughters. Mrs. R. McGuire of Philadelphia, Mrs David Lewis of Sugar Notch, Mrs Winifred Kilcoyne and Miss Sabina Lenahan at home . He is also survived by one brother, Andrew M. Lenahan, of Sugar Notch".
The obituary noticed on 9/17/17. lists the pall bearers as, for the father: Anthony Durkin, Patrick Lenahan, Joseph Reilly, Clement Lewis, Patrick Conway(my grandfather's brother), and John Mcguire. those for the son were: Michael Mcguire, Charles Resinski, Thomas Reilly, John Donahue, Michael Reilly and Thomas Durkin.
THE WILKES-BARRE RECORD
Monday, July 13 1903
DEATH AT SUGAR NOTCH
Mrs. Julia Durkin, wife of William Durkin of Oak Street, Sugar Notch died at 8 o’clock yesterday morning of pleurisy, aged 45 years. Deseased is survived by her husband and the following children: Mary, Celia, Thomas, Margaret, Anthony, Edward, William and Patrick. The funeral will be held to-morrow with a requiem at St. Charles Church at 9 o’clock, and interment in Sugar Notch cemetery.
Thursday, July 16 1903
The funeral of Mrs. William Durkin took place on Tuesday. High mass of requiem was celebrated by Rev. J. H. Judge. The floral tributes were beautiful. The pall bearers were: Andrew Lenahan, of Pittston, James Corrigan, Patrick McGuire, John O’Donnell, Phillip Duffy of this place and Patrick Lenahan of Ashley. Patrick Lenahan was flower bearer.
W-B Record dated Saturday Feb 8, 1913
"Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Lenahan of Hemlock St. received a telegram yesterday ,stating that their son Patrick of Anaconda, Mont. had met with an accident on Thursday which proved fatal early yesteerday morning. The deceased young man , who was 36 years old, left here some years ago for the West and had resided there ever since. The announcement of Mr. Lenahan's death was a shock to his many friends here, as he was a popular young man at the time of his departure. Besides his parents, he is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Andrew of Chicago, Anthony of Butte City, Mont.; Mrs. David Lewis, Sabina, and Mrs. Michael Kilcoyne of this place.
Kathleen G. Lenahan
December 24, 1999
Kathleen G. Lenahan, 71, of Sugar Notch, died Friday at home.
She was born July 21, 1928, in Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late Daniel B. and Marguerite O'Donnell Gallagher and graduated from Meyers High School in 1946. She had resided in Sugar Notch most of her life.
Mrs. Lenahan was a member of St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch and its Altar and Rosary Society.
She and her husband, Edward J., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 5.
Son, Kevin P., died May 11, 1991.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are sons, James A., Sugar Notch; Ned, Ashley; daughters, Marguerite Barket and Kelly Boyle, both of Sugar Notch; seven grandchildren; sisters, Evelyn Evans, Bethlehem; Marguerite Fladd, Syracuse, N.Y.; brother, Daniel Gallagher, Wilkes-Barre.
The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9:45 from the E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Funeral Mass at 10:30 in St. Charles Church, Sugar Notch. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.
Marriage from Luzerne County PA Court House
Born - Sugar Notch, 12 Apr 1883
Residing - Sugar Notch
Occupation - engineer
Born - Sugar Notch
Residing - Sugar Notch
Occupation - home
Married 27 Dec 1910, by Rev. J.H. Judge, Sugar Notch
From Hazleton PA Standard-Speaker, Sat. Aug. 24, 2002
Name - Michael P. Lenahan
Died - Thursday
Place of birth - Wilkes-Barre
Place of death - Geisinger Medical Center, Danville
Date of birth - 24 Nov 1955
Church - St. Michael, Scranton
Father - J. Thomas Lenahan, deceased
Mother - Florence O'Brien, surviving, of Mountaintop
Undertaker - McCune, Mountaintop
Place of burial - Albert Cemetery, Wright Twp.
Residence - Wright Twp.
Occupation - worked for Mountaintop Container Company; and as a metal fabricator for SK Sales, both of Mountaintop
Age - 46
From Hazleton Standard-Speaker, Thurs. Dec. 13, 2001
Mary T. Canavan
Died - Wednesday
Place of birth - Ashland
Place of death - Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Pottsville
Church - St. Joseph, Girardville
Spouse - William J. Canavan, died 1970
Father - Thomas Lenahan
Mother - Mary Barrett
Undertaker - McDonald, Girardville
Place of burial - St. Joseph, Fountain Springs
Residence - Girardville
Occupation - secretary for Borough of Girardville
From Hazleton PA Standard-Speaker, Thurs. Mar. 6, 2003
Name - Mary C. Spaide
Died - Wednesday
Place of birth - Wilkes-Barre
Place of death - Wright Twp.
Date of birth - 23 Dec 1928
Church - Lighthouse, Mountaintop
Spouse - Eugene D. Spaide, surviving
Father - Edward M. Lenahan
Mother - Jeanette Morton
Undertaker - McCune, Mountaintop
Place of burial - Oaklawn, Hanover Twp.
Residence - Wright Twp.
Occupation - worked with Hess-Goldsmith, Wilkes-Barre
Age - 74
From Wilkes-Barre PA Times Leader, Tue. Nov. 18, 2003
Name - Francis Paul Kelly Sr.
Died - 15 Nov 2003
Place of birth - Kingston
Place of death - Norfolk, VA
Date of birth - 17 Dec 1925
Church - Holy Family Catholic, Virginia Beach, VA
Spouse - Nancy Lenahan, surviving, married 46 years
Father - John James Kelly
Mother - Catherne Rogan
Comments - veteran of Navy
(Info below contributed by my cousin, James Murphy)
"Killed at Sugar Notch" Wilkes-Barre Record, Monday Feb 22, 1904
Patrick Cooney of Sugar Notch was killed in the Maffet mine at that place on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock by a fall of top rock. He was about 40 yrs. old and is survived by his wife and following children: Mary, Anthony, Francis, John and Manus. The deceased was a member of Div. 32 A.O.H., and Branch 170 of the C.M.B.A. Both of these organizations will attend the funeral in a body. The funeral will take place on Tues at 8.30 a. m. from the family residence. High mass of requiem at St. Charles Church and interment in the Catholic Cemetery at Sugar Notch"
In Wednesdays article it says that the "pall bearers from the C.M.B.A. were Daniel Dougherty, John A. Caffrey, and Michael Gallagher.; from the A.O.H. , Anthony Sweeney, Neal Conway, and J.M. Gallagher"
Note, in the 1900 S.N. census, his wife is listed as Celia.
"Ashley Man's Death" Wilkes-Barre Record, Mon Dec 16 1902
"Owen Caffrey, a well known resident of Ashley, died of pleuro-pneumonia, after three weeks' illness. He was 52 years old and resided at Ashley twenty-five years. He is survived by his wife, mother, and the following brothers and sisters: James, John, Mrs. McGowan, Mrs. Dougherty, and Mrs. McGraw.
On Thursday Dec 18. 1902 the article says that the "funeral of Owen Caffrey took place from the residence at Preston yesterday morning and mass of requiem was celebrated in St. Charles Borromeo church, Sugar Notch by Rev. Father Judge. The pall bearers were: Anthony Gaughan, James Conway, Martin McGraw, Patrick Caffrey, Bryan McGuire and A. J. Caffrey"
for Patrick Lenahan, Died Mar 2, 1911
Wilkes-Barre Record dated Mar 3, 1911
"Patrick Lenahan of West Main Street, Sugar Notch, one of the best known residents of that town, died yesterday at 12 o'clock. Deceased was engaged in the grocery business and was 58 years of age. Besides his wife, he is survived by the following children. Michael, Anthony and Manus, at home, and Patrick of the West. Mary, Katie, Bridget, Anna and Margaret, at home. He is also survived by his mother and several brothers and sisters in Ireland. The funeral will be held on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock. A requiem high mass will be celebrated at St. Charles Church, and interment will be in St. Charles Cemetery."
Also in the Record dated March 6, there was this article.
"The funeral of Patrick Lenahan, Sr. took place from the family residence on Main Street on Saturday morning... The following acted as pall bearers John J. Lenahan, John H. Caffrey, Thomas F. Lenahan, Hugh McGinty, John Gaughan, and Neil Conway."
Note: from the 1910 Sugar Notch Census, I found that his wife was Bridget
Obit for John Lenahan of Ashley
W-B Record dated Tues. June 6, 1899
'John Lenahan of Ashley Run down by an engine and killed"
"A fatal accident occurred at Ashley about 1 o'clock yesterday morning by which John Lenahan, son of Michael Lenahan, lost his life. The accident occurred on the Central Railroad at the foot of Ashley Street. Engine 354 was going to South Wilkes-Barre without a train, when some of the crew who were riding on the pilot, discovered someone on the track and warned the engineer, but it was too late to stop. Both legs were cut off, the left above the knee, and the right below the knee Dr. T. A. James attended the unfortunate man and he was removed to Mercy Hospital about 3 o'clock yesterday morning, but he did not rally from the shock and died about six hours later.
Deceased was 27 years old and resided with his father. Besides his father, he is survived by two brothers, Michael and Daniel , and three sisters, Bridget, Ann, and Kate, all of Ashley. Deceased was employed by the Central Railroad Co. as an assistant foreman in the car shops, and was well thought of by all who knew him
for John T. Lenahan
Wilkes-Barre Record dated Thu. Feb 16, 1905
"John T. Lenahan is ill and in a critical condition. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lenahan of Oak street.
"At four o'clock on Wednesday afternoon occurred the death of John Lenahan of pneumonia, after an illness of two weeks. He was 34 years old. He is survived by his parents and the following brothers; Michael and Frank of this place, and Patrick of Ashley.
On Saturday , Feb 18th, this article appeared in the Record,
"The funeral of John Lenahan was held yesterday morning, with a high mass of requiem in St. Charles church. Rev. J. M. Judge officiated. Hose Company No. 1 attended in a body. The pall bearers were Patrick Convery, Michael H. Lenahan, Joseph Duffy, Michael Lenahan, Phillip Mulholland, and Anthony Lenahan. The flower bearer was Edward Corrigan.
Among the floral tributes was a beautiful pillow from Hose Co. # 1, . Interment was in Sugar Notch Cemetery
Wilkes-Barre Record, dated June 4, 1911.
"John Lenahan, Sr. of Preston, one of the oldest, and most highly respected citizens of Hanover Twp. , died at the Mercy Hospital shortly before 2 o'clock on Saturday afternoon. The deceased in recent years has made his home with his son P. J. Lenahan, of Preston. He was born in Ireland about eighty years ago , and has been a resident of Luzerne County for the past twenty-eight years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Bridget Lenahan of Preston; four sons and two daughters: Miss B. Lenahan, at home: Mrs. Mary Madden of Cleveland, Ohio. Michael at home, John, of Kingston Pa., Anthony F, of Ashley, P. J. , member of the Hanover Township school board.
Mr Lenahan was a devoted member of St Charles Borromeo's Church of Sugar Notch, and was a kind neighbor and a genial whole-hearted man."
Pall bearers were James Caffrey, John McLaughlin, Anthony Gaughan, James Conway, John J. Caffrey, and P. F. Caffrey
W-B Record dated Dec 4, 1911
"Mrs Catherine Lenahan, a respected resident of Sugar Notch, died yesterday morning after a five days' illness of a complication of diseases. The deceased was 70 yrs. of age and for the past thirty-eight years had resided at Sugar Notch. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Patrick Lenahan, Anthony Kane, John Lenahan, of Ashland, Michael of Old Forge and Mrs. James Kane of Sugar Notch. "
She was buried in St. Charles
W-B Record dated Nov 30, 1911
"In the death of Frank
Lenahan, Sr., which occurred at the family home on Oak St. yesterday, this town
loses one of its oldest and highly respected residents. Death came after a
lingering illness, although he had not been confined to his bed until recently.
When the final summons came, he was surrounded by members of his family. Mr.
Lenahan was born in Ireland eighty-six years ago, and emigrated to this country
about forty years ago, settling in Sugar Notch, and residing there ever since.
He was a good Christian, being a faithful member of St. Charles Church. Deceased
is survived by three sons: Michael, Patrick, and Frank. One brother and two
sisters also survive, Mrs. Lenahan, Mrs. Calvey, and Thomas, all of Ireland.
Also ten grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Also on Monday Dec 4th 1911.
The funeral of Frank Lenahan was held from the home on Oak Street on Saturday. Rev. Father Judge, the celebrant of the mass also preached an appropriate sermon. The funeral was one of the largest held here in some time. The following acted as pall bearers: Michael P., Lenahan, Anthony F. Lenahan, Michael H. Lenahan, Patrick Lenahan, Anthony J. Lenahan, and John Lenahan
W-B Record dated July 18, 1913
"FRANK LENAHAN DIES"
"President of Sugar Notch Borough Council Victim of Stomach Trouble"
Frank Lenahan, President of the borough council of Sugar Notch, and a resident of that town since 1874, when he moved there with his parents from Columbia County, where he was born , died at Mercy Hospital at 1 0'clock this morning after an illness of two months of stomach trouble.
For many years Mr. Lenahan was manager of the grocery business of the late Richard Walsh of Ashley. He was well known and respected in the community where he was esteemed by all. The announcement of his death will be regretfully received. Besides being actively interested in the borough affairs of Sugar Notch, he was a member of the town fire department, and also of the Wilkes-Barre Council of the Knights of Columbus.
He was also a devout communicant 9of St. Charles Roman Catholic church, and a member of the Holy Name and other congregational societies. Two brothers survive, Michael of Sugar Notch, and Patrick of Ashley"
Also this on July 22
The funeral of Frank Lenahan, the late president of the borough council, was held from the family home on Oak Street yesterday morning...
The pall bearers were: Peter Garvey, John McGown, Michael Lenahan, Michael Kane, Michael Malloy and John Lenahan. \
The flowere bearers were Thomas Duffy and John Kane.
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