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Patrick Costello, 1854-1895


Posted By: Pat Ryan White (email)
Date: 11/3/2017 at 18:52:46


Patrick Costello, son of John and Mary Costello, died August 1st 1895 after a long illness. He was born in Norfolk, Conn., August 20th, 1854, and came to Mt. Pleasant when but two years of age, and where he has made his home.

Nov. 23, 1879 he was married to Mary N. Hobson who died June 12, 1893. He leaves four children, three boys and one girl, and four sisters to mourn his loss, but one of whom comforted his dying hours. Quite a number of friends attended the funeral. The pall bearers being Messrs. John Reagan, John O'Connor, Jas. O'Connor, Cornelius Hurley, Daniel Toomey, and Jas. Bresnehan. Many friends extend their sympathy for the bereaved.

A precious one from us has gone,
A voice we love is stilled;
A place is vacant in our home,
Which never can be filled.

God in his wisdom has recalled
The boon, his love had given.
And though the body moulders here
The soul is safe in heaven.

["Mt. Pleasant Daily News", Thursday, August 8, 1895, Page 1]


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