Fair Haven Era Aug. 12 1931 "Funeral services will be held this morning at 8:30 at St.Mary's Church for Mrs.Anna Ryan Mahar who died at the home of Mrs.E. Reil her daughter at Hydeville on Tuesday afternoon.... The bearers will be T.E. Durick John O'Day ,Francis Delehanty, John J. Kelly and John G. Mahar of Poultney and William Pelkey. Mrs. Mahar was born in County Tipperary Ireland , coming to America at the age of 15 and has lived in Fair Haven and vicinity all of her life. She was 84 years old. Mrs. Mahar is survived by six of her eleven children, including her two daughters Mrs. Edward Reil and Mrs.William O'Brien, four sons Edward George Robert and Thomas. Among other survivors are one sister Mrs.Michael Gleason of Fair Haven and one brother Philip Ryan of Tipperary Ireland, also thirty five grand children and three daughters in law- Mrs.John R. and Mrs.James M. Mahar of Poultney and Mrs.William Mahar of Fair Haven"
Death cert. lists parents as James Ryan Margaret O'Brien