Margaret Funeral Feb. 11, 1882 TP, p. 1

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Margaret Funeral
MARGARET. FUNERAL CERXaiORIES IN RESPECT TO THE MEMORY OF THE BIOBXST TYPE OV A CHRISTIAN WOMAN. The funeral of Mrs. Margaret Haughery, which ooenrred on Saturday morning, was of the moat Imposing character. At half - past 9 o'clock the cortege formed in front ot Bt. Vincent Orphan Asylum, corner of Magazine and Race atreets, while the casket was being covered In the chapel of that Institution, and prsyera for the dead were being said by the Key. Father Hubert. The order of - the funeral procession was as iouows: xne Uitaoiu clergy la carriages; carriages; Mgr. Allen, Very Rer. Father Butler, Butler, and Rev Fathers Hubert, Smith. Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald. O'Aeil Darfela, McKlnery, Astuaroni, Aodrienx, Oelsen. Kenedy and Broqaere. . Then followed the hea se ooatainlag tte casket enclosing the remains The pall bearers were: Oov. MoEuery, Ex Gtv. Nlcholls, Mayor Shakspeare, Bernard Bernard KoHz, Charles Mac ready, Nicholas Borke, George Nicholson, Thoa J. 8emtno, W B Schmidt, C. Tylor Gauche, M. Mua eon, and J. G. Dovsreaux. Filltwltig thfee, in carriages, were .wetty two Infants of St. Vu:oent's Orphan AylDm,andon foot, the remalcder of the orphans ot that Institution and those ot the Ktw Or'eaua Orphan and St. Elizabeth Asy - inme, in charge of the Sisters of Charity; the boys of 8:. Mary's Asylum and the girls of the Immaculate Conception Asylum, in charge of tbe 81ters Marlonltes or the Holy Cicss; tbe children of Mount Carmel Asylum, Asylum, In charge of the Carmelite Nans ; those of the Protestant Episcopal Orphans' Home; the Poydras Asylum, and the colore 1 orphans, orphans, In charge of tha Bisters of the Holy Family. FoHowlog then, In oarrlagfs, were the Slater a of Charity, Slaters ot ths Good Shepherd, the Daughters rf Christian Caar - lry, and the CarmeUto Nuns. In carilsger, and on foot, followed a host of sympathizing friends and admirers of this noble woman, who, by their presence, tvlco' d their high appreciation of the life and services of Margaret, in behalf of the orpb ns and of the suffering poor. Not only waa this respect shown In - pro cession to the honored dead, but all alcng tbe line of the funeral inarch to the ciurjr, and from the church to Bt. Louis Cemetery, No. 2 The streets, sidewalks, balconies and wlrdowa were thronged with uiourncrr. Among these were Gena. Meyer. Osden and B sen regard, the Rev. Dr. A. J. Wltherspoon. aud a host of other representative men, regardless of color or sect. The ladies of every denomination denomination assembled by thousands, thus proving proving that rarely if ever was such a general ompourlng of reepeot and true sorrow evinced in any community at the death of an humble individual as was shown on Saturday Saturday morning while the remains of Margaret Margaret Haugherty were being conveyed to the tomb. Udou arrlvinr at St. Patrick's Church the fl alt bearers had arreat difficulty In bsatlnir he reuifttce through the centre aisle, owing to the dense throng of persons assembled. Not only was this aisle. - but those to the right and toft, the body of the ohuroh, and even the galleries tnronrea wibb people. The funeral eemnoaies ware o&daoted by tte Most Rev. MoaaUnoT Alien. Aroh - bUbop Pershe readlsfr ths pravers after mass, ana tne veiieraoie v. vainer aa - bert edoslasT the service with aa eloquent sermon, choosing for his text the wordi of Margaret: " G :d las been good tome. I am His child. Let Him do to me as He may please." Father Hubert referred to tha Christian life and charaoier of Margaret, as a noDie example for others to Zoltow. The services being concluded shortly after coon, Ihe procession petormel and marched to the cemetery. "

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 11 Feb 1882, Sat,
  4. Page 1

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