The Scranton Republican 27 April 1899 John J Barrett obituary - identifies brothers in US!
JOHN J. BARRETT DEAD Passed Peacefully Awnv at his Homo In PIttston Tuesday A'lsht. John J. Barrett, for many ears a resident resident of PU - tston, died at his home in that city. shortly after 12 o'clock yesterday. yesterday. The closing hours of his life were Calm, and he passed to his eternal sleep surrounded by his sorrowing chil - drtn. Deceased was born in Ireland and came to this country over thirty years ago. He had been a resident of Pitts - ton since then. His children, who survive survive him, are Michael Barrett, now - living in England; John E. Barrett and Thomas F. Barrett, of Scranton; Dr. Charles J. Barrett, Alderman Edward Barrett. Mrs. Catherine Burke and Miss Marie Barrett, of Pittston. Two of his brothers, also, are living, namely. Edward Edward Barrett, of St. Louis, and Dr. Thomas Barrett, of Pittston. His memory is cherishea by his children children as that of a kind, unselfish father, whose example made home a holy place, and who exemplified his religious belief in his daily life. The funeral will occur occur on Friday morning at 0:30 o'clock.