John L Kane Newspaper Obituary 1938
Third Member Family Dies In 13 Months Grief over the loss of his wife and daughter in the past thirteen months is believed to have developed developed a heart condition which was fatal to John L. Kane, 73, an esteemed esteemed and well known resident of the Parsons section, this morning at 10:30 o'clock at his home, 115 Mill street. Mr. Kane had been in failing health the past year but arose at his usual hour this morning. He was stricken seriously ill before breakfast and succumbed shortly afterwards despite medical attention. The funeral will probably take place Thursday morning from the late home, followed by a high mass of requiem in St. Dominic's Church and interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Cemetery, Hanover. Mrs. John McHale, his daughter, died a year ago in February, and last June his wife passed away, Since then Mr. Kane had been in failing health. Native Of Ireland A native of Ireland, be came to O f Local this country at an early age and settled in the Parsons section. He was employed about the mines for nearly a half century, working for the Hudson Coal Company 45 years. Ten years ago he retired while serving' serving' in the capacity of engineer at Baltimore Colliery, For some years previous he had been a contract miner. Mr. Kane was an active member of Ancient Order of Hibernians during during his younger years and served as treasurer of Parsons division. He was a faithful communicant of St. Dominic's Church and a member of the Holy Name Society. He was known for many fine traits of character. character. Surviving are two sons and a daughter: Sister Mary Anselm of Mercy Hospital, this city; Timothy F. Kane of Trenton, N. J.; John J. Kane of Plymouth, registry clerk at Wilkes-Barre Wilkes-Barre Wilkes-Barre postoffice; also two brothers, Martin and Dominiclt Kane,' and eight grandchildren.