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Sunday, May 6, 2012

Sunday’s Obituary: Mary Murray Kingsley

Mary Murray Kingsley

Mrs. Mary Kingsley
Mrs. Mary Kingsley, 75, 362 W. Locust Street, died Wednesday morning at Mercy Hospital after an illness of four weeks.

Friends may call after 7 p.m. Thursday at the Didesch Funeral Home from where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday to St. Patrick’s Church.  Burial will be in St. Philomena Cemetery, Asbury.  The Rosary will be recited at 8:15 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Kingsley was born 75 years ago in County Clare, Ireland.  She came to Dubuque from Ireland 59 years ago. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church and of its Rosary Society. She was a daughter of the late James and Cecelia Linane Murray and was married to the late William Kingsley in October of 1899.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Frank (Sarah) Wiedner and two sons, William Kingsley and Joseph J. Kingsley all of Dubuque, six sisters, Mrs. Joseph (Delia) Kingsley Dubuque, Mrs. Edwin (Sarah) Meehan, Mrs. Peter (Katherine) McGing,  and Mrs. William (Susan) Quinn all of New York, NY and Sister M. Columbkille, Order of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Columbus, Ohio; one brother, Patrick Murray, and one sister, Julia {Moylan}, both in Ireland.

Dubuque Telegraph – Herald,  May 26, 1955

Mary left Ireland prior to her younger sister's birth so never met Susan Quinn. Mary Murray married William Kingsley and her sister Bridget (Delia) married Joseph Kingsley, William's brother. For more about Mary, click here to visit my web pages. 


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