David Kelly Died in 96th Year
Catherine Emma (O'Brien) Kelly, widow of the late David Kelly of
Woodhouse, farmer, died on Saturday, the 10th inst., at the residence
of her daughter, Mrs. Tyrrell, 14 Wanda Road, Toronto, in her 96th
Born in April,
1833, the deceased was a native of County Clare, Ireland, and had been
in Canada since 1852; married in 1860 at Port Dover, and with her late
husband lived at Port Dover for a short while and thence upon the
homestead farm in Woodhouse.
husband predeceased her at the age of 85 in 1920. Since 1920 she lived
with her grandson, Lawrence D. Kelly, upon the Woodhouse farm. The
last five years, however were spent with her daughter, Mrs. Tyrrell,
her neighbors and was a very devout, practical Catholic during her
Michael O'Brien, age 90, is living at Miles City, Montana.
own children who survive her are:
W. E. Kelly, K.C., Crown Attorney of Norfolk,
Madam Kelly, of Sacred Heart Convent, Halifax (who recently celebrated
her silver jubilee as a Religious),
D. L. Kelly, Phoenix Knitting Mill Co., Statesville, N.C., and
Mrs. A. K. Tyrrell, 14 Wanda Road, Toronto.
David E. Kelly, barrister (Kelly, Porter and Kelly), Simcoe,
Rev. Father Leo J. Kelly, B.A., Stratford,
William M. Kelly, B.A., (Croll, Snider and Kelly, barristers),
Lawrence D. Kelly, Woodhouse,
Hubert J. M. Kelly, St. Michael's College, Toronto,
Mary C. A. Kelly, Larette Abbey, Toronto,
Charles Kelly, Simcoe High School,
Wilfred S. Tyrrell of Massey-Harris office staff, Toronto,
Margaret and Marion Tyrrell, Toronto,
and Harold Kelly, Philadelphia.
are 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
funeral was held from the home of her son, W. E. Kelly, K.C., Simcoe,
on Wednesday morning the 13th inst. Requiem high mass at 9 a.m. at the
Catholic Church, Simcoe, was celebrated by her grandson, Rev. Father
Leo J. Kelly, B.A. of Stratford. Interment in the family plot in the
Father Dr. [Mannick], brother-in-law of W. E. Kelly, K.C., owing to
other engagements, was not able to attend.
bearers were six grandsons: David, Lawrence, William, Hubert and
Charles Kelly, and W. S. Tyrrell.
Father Wagner (since deceased) performed the marriage ceremony in 1860
and during her lifetime may Catholic priests have come and gone to and
from the Simcoe parish.
grandsons served in the American and Canadian armies during the great