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The Death of Mr. McEvoy

Friday, May 28, 1886
The Ottawa Journal May 28th 1886

Osgoode township lost one of its oldest and most prominent residents yesterday in the death of Mr. John McEvoy, of the Prescott road. The deceased gentleman was well and favorably known in this city, where his death will be deeply regretted. His remains will be interred in the family plot on Sunday.



North Gower

Tuesday, November 12, 1889
The Ottawa Journal Nov 12th 1889

November, 11.—On Tuesday Nov. 5th there passed away at the ripe age of 84 years, one of the earliest settlers of the township of Osgoode, Elizabeth, widow of the late Anthony Doyle, who died about 22 years ago. The deceased lady, with her husband came to this country in 1847 from County Carlow, Ireland, and settled upon the homestead which she occupied until the hour of her death, being of late years under the care of her son James, the present owner of the farm. Deceased was a devout Catholic, zealous and faithful in good works, and the esteem in which she was held in the churoh, was evident from the fact of her former pastor, now retired through age and infirmity, driving several miles to inter the remains and accompany them to the grave. The funeral look place on Thursday, the body being interred in the churchyard of St. Bridget's, after the solemn service in the chapel, Rev. Father Cole officiating. The pall-bearers were Messrs. Butler, John Sannders, Patrick Kelly, Christopher Fagan, James O’Brien and Andrew Doyle.


Dawson News

Monday, September 11, 1899
The Ottawa Journal September 11th 1899
Sept. 9.—-Miss Scott of Ottawa, is a guest at the home of Mrs. Ed. Blanchfield.
  Miss Cavannagh, of Ottawa, is visiting at Mr. Andrew Doyle's.
  Rev. Father McCauley was in Ottawa last Monday.
  Miss McCauley arrived home last Monday after spending three weeks of a very enjoyable vacation at her home.
  Miss Blanchfield, of Ottawa, is visiting at her home here.
  Miss Emma McEvoy. teacher in Nepean, arrived home last Monday to attend her grandmother's funeral.

  The angel of death has again visited this vicinity and taken from our midst an old and highly respected resident of this place in the person of, Mrs. John McEvoy, who has been confined to her home for some time. The funeral, which was a large one, took place last Monday from her son’s reslidence to St. John’s church, where a grand requiem mass was chanted by Rev. Father McCauley, P.P. Mrs. McEvoy had lived to the ripe old age of ninety and leaves a grown-up family of four sons and four daughters to mourn her loss. They are Mrs. Kelly, Mrs. Shields, Mrs. McCartin, Mrs. Brennan and Messrs. John, Richard and Philip, all of this place, and Mr. Edward, of Ohio.



Ellen O'Connor

Tuesday, February 18, 1890

On Thursday, Ellen O'Connor, sister of Mr. Mathew O'Connor, died after a short illness, aged 42 years. Deceased was an unmarried lady, adevout Catholic, but unfortunately deaf and dumb. She enjoyed the esteem of all who knew her, from her exemplary life and amiable disposition. The interment took place at the church yard of St. Bridget's Osgoode, on Saturday.



Mr. Patrick Reardon

Friday, October 19, 1894
The Ottawa Journal October 19th 1894

Friends will learn with regret of the death of Mr. Patrick Reardon, who passed peacefully away to meet his God on Friday, October 12th, at the advanced age of seventy years. The funeral took place on Sunday, the 14th, to Osgoode cemetery, the service being conducted by Rev. Father Constantineau.



Bray's Crossing. Death of Mr. P. McGuire

Thursday, February 28, 1895

The death of the late Mr. P. McGuire Sr., has cast a gloom over the homes of those who were dear to him. The remains were interred in the Roman Catholic Riverside cemetery followed by a long train of friends and mourners. The Rev. Father Constantineau officiated.


Patrick Kelly

Thursday, July 11, 1895
The Ottawa Journal Jul 11th 1895

Mr. P. Kelly, alter many months of suffering passed peacefully away to Join the silent majority on June 30th at the early age of 27 years. The remains were Interred In the R. C. cemetery, Osgoode.



Jno. J. Sullivan

Thursday, July 23, 1896
The Ottawa Journal Jul 23rd 1896

The remains of Jno. J. Sullivan, who died at Brooklyn, N. Y., were removed from the city to-day by S. Rogers & Co. to West Ossgoode for Interment. Rev. Father McCauley of St. Patrick’s church and Rev. Father Miraud of Billings' Bridge accompanied the remains to West Osgoode.


Miss Annie Reardon

Monday, December 7, 1896

Dec. 5. -- The Village is in mourning over the demise of Miss Annie Reardon a well known and highly esteemed young lady who passed away on Nov. 30th at the early age of 28 years. Deceased had been in poor health for some time and her death was not unexpected. Interment took place in the R.C. cemetery, Osgoode, and was largely attended.



Mr. P. Blanchfield

Tuesday, February 23, 1897
The Ottawa Journal February 23rd 1897

The funeral of the late Mr. P. Blanchfield, an old resident of the Prescott road in Osgoode township, took place Sunday afternoon. Over a hundred carriages were in the cortege. Service was conducted in St. John’s church by Rev. Father McAuley, P. P. The pall bearers were Messrs. Moses Doyle, James Herbert, P. McCarthy, John Blanchfield, M. O’Brien and John Tierney.