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PITIK HUE!, WELL-KNOWN BUSINESS MAN SUCCUMBS TO LONG ILLNESS Patrick J. Heaney, 70, president and manager of the Artificial Ice company here since 1926, and a icsident of Helena slnco 1921, died last night In St. John's hospital aflcr six weeks' Illness. Surviving are two sons, T. F. Heaney of Butte and F. E. Heaney of Helena; three daughters, Mrs. p. J. McGlnley of Carlsbad, N. Mrs. Tim J. Downey of Missoula, and Mrs. Fred M. Nackard of Flagstaff, Ariz.; a sister, Mrs. Maria Sullivan in New Jersey; two brothers, Frank Heaney in New Jersey Â«nd Peter Heaney In New York, several nieces and nephews. Bxrn In Ireland Mr. Heaney was born In County Longford, Ireland, August 31, 1869. When he was 18 he came to York and attended school. In 188S ho came to Butte and was at different times at several noted mines, Including the High Ore r Mountain Con and Wake Up Jim. For a considerable time he was employed as a hoisting engineer. Later he became chief engineer for the Butte brewery. In 1907 went to Alaska, where, until 1916, he was superintendent of the Victoria Victoria Copper Mining company. Returning to Butte, he became chief engineer of the Centennial brewery, where he remained until 1920. When he first came to Helena he became chief engineer of the Helena Ice company. His wife. Mr. Mary Heaney, In Butte In 1921.