Obituary - Galena Gazette 17 June 1915

Aged and Respected Galena Lady Dies Monday Afternoon
Mrs. Bridget Honohan, died at her home in this city Monday afternoon at three o'clock after an illness of nearly three months.

The deceased, whose maiden name was Bridget Daley, was born at Carickmacross, County Monaghan, Ireland, eighty-six years ago. She was one of a family of seven sisters and one brother, all of whom have preceded her in the grave. When quite a young girl she came to this country and after spending a few years in New York she came to Galena, arriving here in the spring of 1853. In 1860 She was married to John Honohan whose death occurred September 23, 1895. She leaves to mourn her loss one daughter, Mary E.

A good woman has passed to her reward. Of a kind and loving disposition, she made friends of all with whom she came in contact, and her old friends were never forgotten.

A devout Catholic all her life, Mrs. Honohan died fortified by all the rites of her holy religion. The funeral will take place from the family residence, 425 Franklin street, Thursday morning at 8:30 o'clock to St. Michael's church at 9 o'clock. Interment will be made in the East side cemetery.

Funeral services for the remains of Mrs. Bridget Honahan were held from her late home on Franklin street, to St. Michael's church where Requiem mass was sung by the Rev. Father J. E. Shanahan. The pall bearers were Fred Ortscheld, Peter Donnelly, Hugh Callahan, Michael Collins, Thomas Gorman and James Cleary. Interment was made in the East side cemetery.

Death Records From St. Michael's Catholic Church, Galena, IL 1915 - Honohan Bridget Daley Honohan died June 14 born in Carickmacross, County Monahan nee 86 years ago came to Galena in 1853 married to Mr. Honohan 18. Funeral June 17.

Submitted by Mike Birkett