These are from photocopies of old newspapers. Some of the papers were not dated. Would like to hear from anyone related to these people:
(Erie, Pennsylvania. No newspaper named) CROTTY -- Tuesday, April 16, 1940, David A. Crotty, beloved husband of Minnie Donovan, age 53 years. Residence, 637 Victory Road.
Funeral Services will be held from the home of Patrick Donovan, 151 West 4th Street, Friday morning at 8:30. Requiem High Mass at St. Ann's church at 9 o'clock. Friends may call at any time and are invited to attend the funeral services. Interment in Calvary Cemetery.
(Erie, Pennsylvania. From Erie Daily Newspaper, NO DATE) PATRICK DONOVAN
Patrick Donovan, 151 W. 4th st., former city employee and brother of Mrs. Catherine Leary, jury commissioner, died in his home Monday afternoon.
He was formerly employed in the streets department of the city and had many friends throughout the area. The illness began some time ago of a heart condition.
Mr. Donovan was a native of Ireland but had lived in Erie for the past sixty years. He retired from active duty six years ago.
Survivors are five daughters, Miss Nellie Donovan, Mrs. Minnie Crotty, Mrs. Charles Bates, Mrs. Margaret Cox and Mrs. Charles Gross; one brother, John Donovan, retired policeman; and two sisters, Mrs. John Leary and Mrs. Maria Devlin.
Friends are invited to call at the late residence at anytime. The funeral will be held from there at 8:30 a. m. Friday after which services will be conducted in St. Patrick's church at nine o'clock. Interment will be in the family lot in Trinity Cemetery.
(Erie, Pennsylvania. No newspaper named) CROTTY -- Sunday, Sept. 26, 1948. Mary A. (Minnie) Donovan, widow of the late David Crotty. Mother of Mrs. Donald McCurdy, Mrs. Robert Considine, Mrs. Kenneth Benning (correct spelling - Binning), Dorothy, David, John, William, and Patrick Crotty; sister of Mrs. Charles Bates, Mrs. Margaret Cox, Mrs. Charles Gross and Mrs. M. J. Rielly. Funeral services will be held from the family residence 637 Victory Rd., Thursday morning at 8:30 and in St. Mark's Church at 9 o'clock. Friends may call at any time and are invited to attend the funeral services. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Members of the Rosary Society of St. Mark's Church will meet at the family residence Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock for prayers.