Thomas Faherty West Virginia Obit 1947
j an- that in Bolivar Bolivar. W. Va.--The body of Thomas King Faherty. 70, native Harpers Ferry and prominent retired railroad man. who died November 29 in Chicago. 111., arrived here Tuesday morning in the private car of the general manager Western Lines, for a Requiem in St. Peter's Catholic church at an j 2 nd b " rial TM S - P * ter ' s cemetery, deeo at- f r o r n 9 /Â° 1! ' I h l bo 2' was at the | "Â°;? e Â°\ Mrs - J - L - Eackles. Rev. j Montgomery, of Cumber- _ Mrs *U.A ^ -- _ _ : i _ _ * in clear i "i which and of in anything a the hope , "M .iass. y ' Mr. Faherty. one of seven drert of the late John J. Faherty. native of Ireland, and Mary Agnes Doody Faherty. ot Washington. started as a fireman here for the JB. and O. Railroad and rose to ' general superintendency of the Akron Division, living in Akron. He resigned that position to become affiliated with the Railroad Mediation Board of which he was vice-chairman when he retired several vears ago. Key Newly He married Miss Muriel Smith, Bolivar, who survives him with daughters and a son: Mrs. .Regina Sanz and Mrs. Muriel Ellison, of Washington, and John Faherty. of Â£-vanston. 111., and two sisters,'Mrs. Airiest DeLauder. of Harpers Fer- rv. and airs. Claude Koontz. of Washington. His death followed a short illness. --Rev. Frank Shrader. of the local Methodist churches, had charge of services in the Evangelical church. Baltimore, "on last Sundav. James M. Reaves, student at Virginia Theological Seminary. Alexandria. Va.. was guest speaker at the Bolivar Methodist church, -s-here union services are being held, until Camp Hill Methodist church, which Â· is undergoing ex- tensive improvements, is again Â·: ready for services. The young stu- dent is a son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Reaves, of Martinsburg. He a classmate of Frank McDonal. of Harpers Ferry, at the U. S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.