O'Boyle, Anthony 1913 Funeral

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O'Boyle, Anthony 1913 Funeral - to a is the the in - HUNDREDS ATTEND O'DOYLE'S...
to a is the the in - HUNDREDS ATTEND O'DOYLE'S FUNERAL Services for Dead Jury Commissioner Bring Throng of Mourners to Ball. SOCIETIES PAY TRIBUTE at - by In of a Not in many years has a funeral in j North Scranton been attended so largely as the funeral of Jury. Coni - I missioner Anthony F. O'Boyle, held Saturday from his home, 1639 North Main avenue. Before the casket was borne from the house the , carriages and automobiles to convey the mourners to the cemetery lined both sides of Main avenue for five blocks and were packed in the side streets. Men of all walks in life were in attend ance. Leaving the residence shortly be fore 10 o clock, the cortege, including representatives of the Holy Name society, the John Mitchell club and the Wolfe Tone club, proceeded to St. Mary s hall, where a solemn high muss of requiem was celebrated. Rev. P. A. Hopkins was celebrant; Rev. p. S. Kane was deacon, and Rev, Francis Kelly was sub - deacon. "Rev. John Lynott, master of ceremonies. Seated within the sanctuary rail were; Rev. J. A. Malone, S. T. ., Rev. J. J. Loughran, S. T. D., Rev. M. K, Loftus. Pittston; Rev. J. J. O'Toolc, Honesdale; Rev. John Hurst, Rev. James Golden. Rev. William ,: Healey and Rev. P. E. Lavelle. Rev, Stephen O'Eoyle, - Rev. - N. J. McManus, Rev. Francis Kelly, Philadelphia; Rev. John O'Boyle. Purlng the offertory Dr. W. A. Ly - nett of Wilkes - Barre . sang "Ave Maria.' Later he sang ''Beautiful Land On High," and "Lead Kindly Light," . The honorary pall - bearers were: D. J. Campbell, A. J. Casey, Hon. M. F. Sando, P. F. Connor, Benjamin Griffiths, Hon. John P. Quinnan, Joseph O'Brien and Patrick Hearn, of New Tork city. The active pall - bearers were: M. A. MeGinley. Esq., P. H. Ryan, Hon. E. F. Blewitt, Hon. M. E. McDonald, P. A. Barrett and James Grler. There was an exceptionally large number of floral pieces, the latter almost covering from view the casket. Interment was made in the Cathedral ceme.tery. Among the out - of - town people who attended the services were the following; Prof. M. J. Lovern, of Buffalo; Mr. and Mrs. Jr. J. Barrett, John' White, F. T. Hearn. Mr and Mrs. Patrick Corcoran, of New york: Peter Jennings, ana Miss Josephine White, of Philadelphia. The death of Mr. O'Boyle removed from the city, one of the best known men in this part of the state, jn the early years of the city he was a school teacher remaining in that po - Dohn Syphon Lansing 140 - 142 sition for more than twenty years. He was jury commissioner of the county at the time of Ms death. Clarke Bros. ' . Our 20th Anniversary Sale Now in Progress Offers the Biggest

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 21 Apr 1913, Mon,
  3. Page 5

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