1911 obituary of Mary Whalen Callanan, widow of John (New York)
From the St. Lawrence Republican of Wednesday, Oct 18, 1911 (page 4)..........
Mrs. Mary Callanan, one of the oldest and best known residents of the Fourth Ward, died this morning at her home at 11 Kiah street at the age of 80 years.About a month ago the aged lady fell and broke her hip and owing to her advanced years she ewas unable to rally more than temporarily from the shock.
Mrs. Callanan was the widow of John Callanan and was born in Ireland, a daughter of John and Mary (Teirney) Whalen.She had lived in this city for over 50 years and had a large acquaintance.She was a woman of fine character and was a devoted member of St. Mary's cathedral.
Four sons, John J.,Thomas F.,Michael and Edward M., all of this city, survive.The funeral will be held Monday morning at 8:30 from the house, 11 Kiah street, and at 9o'clock from St. Mary's cathedral.