John Mahar obituary 1912
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND JOHN IilAHAR, OF ItlEDIHA, IS DEAD One of the Prominent Resi dents of the Village. WAS ILL FOR OVER A YEAR Senior Member of Firm ol Mahar Brothers, One of Largest Furnl ture Manufactories in the State Had Held Many Village Offices Medina, Oct. 17, Ut erauing at his home la f'urlt afeuu occurred tb dent of John Mahar, one of tlie moat pronUn cut uii-u uii-u uii-u of Medina, lln bad beeu mtttvr- mtttvr- lug from feeble health, for orcr s year. huvluK retired from bnalues about S yea to, but It wa not until about I be Mint aeveo week that hta condition vaa con aldcred critical. Since then barf rad' ually been growing weaker. Ha waa 67 ycnrn if tun n"d li n J been 8 resident of this iilaeo for about SO ycara. lie we bunr lo Hamilton, Can adn, and In early childhood . waa taken to Buffalo with lila parcuta and aluilM the plumbing tiusltiea In that city with the Arm of Jobs Wlueiar Company, Ijilr he waa eniiaged In the upholstering trade In Huffalo, rctnovhig to Mlddletosn In 1S7U, and alartlng In tbt. rrtall furoUiirc bualncaa In that Tillage In company with hia thrre brothcre, Kraucfa, Juarph and Robert. In 1WI the firm tuored to Batavla and aatabllabcd a fclall furniture and undertaking buitneaa, whbh aeon devel oped Into the manufacturing of artblca of furniture over th! atore occupli-d occupli-d occupli-d by thrm In Main mret. After shout foil yeara the buahiea had grown o largo tint more commodlnus rjiiartfra were iiereaoary and they purchaaed the Hlgnall aundry In Orient etreet, and the well known fur niture flrra of Maliar Tlroa. waa eatnbllilied The pltnt waa enlarited from, time t" time until December, 1H0.1, when It waa deatrnyed hy flr. Within forty daya after the fire the Srat of the large Dew build tnga now occupied by the Arm was erect' ed. In Juno 11)11 Mr. Mahar retired from the Arm, and the bnalneaa waa taken up by the vreient concern, Mahar ttroa. Com )iny. " Mr. , Mahar hd held aerernl pnaltlona of trust and rcaflnUBlhlllty. II waa member of the Hoard of Truateea, aluo member of the hoard of education of the local ehoot dlatrlct. He waa generally of Independent leaulnga In polltlca, but later In life waa ponaldered s nepuhllcan lie leavea three brothers. Joaepb, of thla place; Robert, of Sierra Madre, Cat., nd Oharlea, of Medina, and one alater, Mra. Charles J. Brennan, alao of Medina. The funerat will be hrld from Ct. Mary'a Church Saturday morning at 9 o'clock. MRS. IS Mt. brates IS Peter First Mount ilolllater, pioneer celttbratlng a quiet to-day. to-day. to-day. village Holllater, ter, Mra. one la In Mr, two Sona, reld,i mother. health mnuy Ion to ber Her In a atature brat In the Hold the wbli'h Iteuben vllle, Mr. iJunr which and lug It frame tructwl off tt It Into of grain tboae encouiitere beara and waa a ind tnrkeja .iant 'elation ere ill, at i a long er, whoa thu age lbdll.