Katherine Leary

b. circa 1844
  • Katherine Leary was born circa 1844.
  • The following appeared on 28 January 1913 in the Schenectady Gazette: (Saratoga Springs, Jan. 27) John J. Leary, of 147 Washington street, died Sunday. He was born in Rutland, Vt., March 25, 1849, and spent his early years in Glens Falls, and had lived the greater part of his life in this village. He was a mason by trade and helped to erect many of the large buildings of Saratoga Springs. He was a charter member of the Masons union, which will attend the funeral in a body. He is survived by four sons, John P., of New York., William T., Charles R., and James H., of this village, and three sisters, Mrs. C. Finn, Mrs. James Holmes and Mrs. James Cooney, of Glens Falls. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock from his late home and at 9:30 o'clock from St. Peter's church. Burial will be in St. Peter's cemetery.
  • The following appeared on 27 May 1920 in The Warrensburgh News: Mrs. Cornelius Finn, aged seventy-eight years, died Friday morning at her home, 13 Birch avenue, Glens Falls. Besides her husband she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Katherine Holmes and Mrs. James Cooney; her sons, Rev. John J. Finn and Attorney Daniel J. Finn, and three daughters, Julia, Ella and Anna. Funeral services were held at St. Mary's church Monday morning at 11 o'clock, a solemn requiem high mass being celebrated by the Rev. John J. Finn, son of the deceased, assisted by the Rev. Francis King, of Stuyvesant Falls, as deacon; Rev. Thomas Deignan, of Rotterdam Junction, sub-deacon, and the Rev. Daniel R. Burns as master of ceremonies. There were nearly three hundred people in attendance, including thirty-three visiting clergy in the sanctuary. Interment in St. Mary's cemetery.
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