Death of Holyoke Man in Philippines

by Laurel | October 8th, 2009

October 8, 1901, page 8

John O’Leary of the Holyoke police force received word yesterday of the death of his brother, Dennis O’Leary, in the Philipines of typhoid malaria. He had been in the country but a few months. The letter received was from J. Courney, a Northampton boy and a member of Co. D. 22d Infantry. O’Leary was employed by the Deane steam pump company as a coremaker before his enlistment. He was born in Willimantic, Ct., and leaves besides his brother, three sisters, Miss Margaret of Holyoke, Mrs. Andrew Harrington of Hartford, Ct., and Mrs. Mary Moynahan of Cherryfield. The body will probably be brought to Holyoke for burial.

From The Springfield Republican.

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