John Bokeno Death 28 Sept 1923

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John Bokeno Death
MAN KILLED - WHILE HIKING ALONG TRACKS B. 0. Employe Home Struck by Switch Engine NIKE CHILDREN i SURVIVE BOKENO f John Bokeno, 49, of 1728 Pleasant Avenue, die3 at Mercy hospital nt I So p. m. Friday from injuries j-five hours earlier ·jvhen he -w*, 1 * struck j byka switch engine of the B. and lailroad at the South Hamilton crossing. ^, who is employed on the I railroad aa a laborer, was walking a' long the tracks on his way home j \\ork when struck. His left leg t arm were ' almost ground off by , wheel's of the engine. He was rushed to the Mercy tr.l, but ho such a serious con! dition that physicians were unable .operate on him oven though h,e still retained consciousness. The din caused by the operation the engines switching is believed to ' h f t \ e prevented him hearing | prbach · of the one t h a t 1 struck him. Bokono'5 body, was hurled under wheels Bokeno come to Hamilton.21 years j FJJO " and found. employment on the railroad. . ' Coroner Edwtird Cook was notified pi Bokeno's death today and nn- ! Tiounccd that he would conduct an 1 vestigation of the accident. Hem- morhages and shock following multi| pie injuries is given as the ' cause of death. ! Bokeno was the father of nine i children and was respected in, tho community in which, he lived. He , n _ member of Butler Acri», -107, jE. and the local Italian society. He r'also was a member of St. Ann's Cath} ojic- Church. Born in the western ' part of [·Where ho was united in marriage to ·widow, Mrs. Fiulnano Bokeno, he came to this country in his early young manhood and located after, "ward in Hamilton. i The, widow and children survive. ' 1 TKe"c5ul3ren are: Raymond, D; Joseph, 8; James, 11; Amelia, 14; Ralph, ·Anthony, 22; Andrew, 24; Alfred, 26; *nrl Mrs. Gatano Cavalieri, ZK. He is also survived by five grand! children, two brothers. James and

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  1. The Journal News,
  2. 29 Sep 1923, Sat,
  3. Page 18

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