Funeral of Joseph Keon

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Count a letter that the aimed at oa St.. on' the passengers at Viand welcomed THE FUNEBA1 OF MK, JOSEPH KEON, The funeral of the late Mr. Joseph Keon, who Sunday last was drowned at KocKaway, took at the residence of his parents, in Fifth street, Tuesday. There was gathered a very large and respectable body of sorrowing relatives and friends. The house in which he was an employe was represented by the presence of its principal managers. The casket, which was a inncnltlccnt one or rosewood, rosewood, with neaw silver mounting, was literally strewed with flowers. A magnificent crown and cross, presented bv Mr. A. T. Stewart, and other crosses and wveai'hs of tuberoses, immortelles, forget-me-nots and mignonette, Ac., presented by hia fellow clerks. The pallbearers wore twelve In number, six being his relatives and six his companions, companions, of whom some were the oldest employes of the house. The hearse, which was drawn by gray horses, richly caparisoned, was followed to the cemetery by a large and sympathizing body, one hundred and fifty of whom, at least, were fellow clerks. Great sympathy was manifested for ""·bereaved anl afflicted parents at the untimely 1 or a dutiful and atIc.aiQn.atc, son. ! | · i i I j said:-1 j I A i i J I j i

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  1. New York Herald,
  2. 23 Aug 1872, Fri,
  3. Page 5

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