Published obituaries of KENNEDY and NAILOR/NAYLOR family members.
BROOKS, CATUSI, EDWARDS, KENNEDY, MCGRATH, MORIARTY, NAILOR [NAYLOR], WHITE
These are my transcriptions of obituaries appearing in the Milford Daily Journal and Milford Daily News, published in Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Henry was born probably in Addison, Addison, Vermont; Catherine in Ireland.
Descendants' surnames include BROOKS, CATUSI, MORIARTY, and PROSSER — Henry and Catherine's sons died without issue.
Milford Daily Journal, Saturday, May 8, 1909, vol. XLII, no. 6304, p. 4. On microfilm at Milford Public Library. I transcribed it 26Apr2007.
Mrs. Nailor, wife of Henry Nailor, 54 Lawrence street, died at the Milford hospital at 1:30 o'clock this morning, death being due to pneumonia. She was taken to the Milford hospital in a serious condition last Monday.
Mrs. Nailor was 45 years of age and had resided in Milford many years, being highly esteemed by her many acquaintances. She is survived by her husband and six children—John, Joseph, Adeline, Margaret, Jane and Catherine.
The funeral arrangements have not yet been made, but services will probably take place at St. Mary's church, Monday morning.
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Milford Daily Journal, Monday, May 10, 1909, vol. XLII, no. 6305, p. 1. On microfilm at Milford Public Library. I transcribed it 26Apr2007.
The funeral of the late Mrs. Catherine, wife of Henry Nailor, Lawrence street, who died at the Milford hospital, Saturday morning, took place from her late home, this morning. A requiem high mass was celebrated at St. Mary's church at 8 o'clock by Rev. David F. McGrath. During the mass St. Mary's choir rendered funeral music.
The services at the church were largely attended by friends and relatives of the deceased. The body was taken to Whitinsville, where interment was made.
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Milford Daily Journal, Monday, December 27, 1915, p. 4. On microfilm at Milford Public Library. I photcopied and transcribed it 26Apr2007.
FALL DOWN STAIRS FATAL TO VETERAN
Henry Nailor of 70 South Main St. a resident in Milford many years and one of the town's well-known citizens, died last night in Milford hospital, at 9.30 'clock [sic], having been taken there the night before, suffering from a fractured [sic] of the skull, the result of a fall down a flight of stairs in his home. He was temporarily treated by Dr. F D White, who took him to the hospital, but it was felt at the outset that the injury was such that his recovery would be impossible.
Mr Nailor fell the entire length of a flight of stairs in his home, getting one of his feet caught in a long coat he was wearing. He was a carpenter by occupation and had worked at his trade many years. He was a native of Vermont and was aged about 68 years. His surviving relatives include the sons, John H and Joseph F Nailor both of whom reside at the Nailor home on South Main street and four daughters, Mrs Adeline Prosper [sic, Prosser] of Worcester, also Jane, Margaret and Catherine. Mr Nailor was a veteran of the civil war and a member of Major Emmons F Fletcher Grand Army post.
Mr. Nailor's funeral will take place Wednesday morning at 8 o'clock in St Mary's church, high mass of requiem being solemnized and interment will be in St. Patrick's cemetery in Whitinsville.
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Milford Daily News, Monday, 09 July 1951, p. 1. On microfilm at Milford Public Library. I transcribed it 08Apr2008.
John H. Naylor, 64, a resident of 50 years, died yesterday in the home of his sister, Mrs. Arthur Moriarty, 20 Grove street, after being in failing health several weeks. He was employed by the Draper Corporation.
He was born in Northbridge, son of Henry and Catherine (Kennedy) Naylor. In addition to Mrs. Moriarty he leaves two other sisters, Catherine Catusi of this town, and Jane Brooks of Braintree.
The funeral will be held Wednesday at 8:15 a. m. from the Edwards' Memorial Funeral Home, with a mass at 9 at St. Mary's church. Burial will be made in St. Patrick's cemetery, Whitinsville.
Calling hours at the funeral home will be tonight 7 to 10 and tomorrow, 2 to 5 and 7 to 10.
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