The Indianapolis Sun, Indianapolis, Indiana, Monday, 15 Mar 1909:
MRS. SABINE CHOMEL DIES AFTER A BRIEF ILLNESS
Mrs. Sabine Chomel, 77 years old, the wife of Alexander Chomel, died Sunday at the family home, 2019 N. New Jersey street. Death was due to heart disease. Mrs. Chomel was prominent in Catholic affairs and was well known. Her husband, until five years ago, was editor and publisher of the Catholic Record. Mrs. Chomel's mother was Mrs. Mary Elder, a cousin to the late Archibishop Elder of Cincinnati and Mrs. Chomel was the aunt of the Rev. James L. Carrico, of the Holy Angels church of this city. Mrs. Chomel was born in Nelson county, Ky., and came to Indianapolis with her husband at the request of Bishop Chatard, 20 years ago. Christmas was the anniversary of her wedding and each year the children would come home to celebrate the occasion. She is survived by six children: Thomas A. Chomel of Connersville, Mrs. Catherine McGraynel, Mrs. Felix Cissel, Miss Mary C. Chomel, Ansel Chomel and D. A. S. Chomel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at SS. Peter and Paul cathedral. Six grandsons will act as pallbearers.
The Washington Gazette, Washington, Indiana, Saturday, 20 Mar 1909, Page 1:
Mrs. Sabina Chomel, wife of Alexander Ohomel, who formerly conducted a newspaper in Washington, died Sunday evening in Indianapolis, after an Illness of less than a week. Mrs. Chomel was seventy-seven years old and was well known in Washington.
The Indianapolis News has the following account of her death:
Mrs. Alexander Chomel died Sunday evening at the family home, 2019 north New Jersey street, after an illness of less than a week. Heart disease was the cause of death, the first attack having occurred last Monday morning. Mrs. Chomel was seventy-seven years old. 8he was born in Nelson county, Kentucky. Her mother was a cousin to the late-Arch-
Bishop Elder of Cincinnati, and Mrs. Chomel was an aunt of the Rev. James L. Carrico, pastor of the Holy Angles church, North Indianapolis.
Fifty-eight years ago last Christmas eve she was married at New A1bany to Alexander Chomel, who had arrived from France only a few months before. From New Albany they moved to Floyd Knobs, where they lived for three years. In the meantime Mrs. Chomel's brother-in-law had founded the town of Loogootee and he induced Mr. and Mrs.Chomel to move there, and they lived at that place for a number of years.
Several years ago, at the request of Bishop Chatard, Mr. Chomel came to Indianapolis to take charge of the Catholic Record, the diocesan paper, and he continued in that position until about five years ego. During that time the family lived at Capitol avenue and Georgia street.
Mrs. Chomel leaves a husband, six children, twenty-five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The children are Thomas A. Chomel of Connersville; Mrs. Catherine McGrayel; Mrs. Felix Cissell, Miss Mary C. Chomel, Anselm Chomel and D. A. Chomel, the latter three living at home.
The funeral services will be held at SS. Peter and Paul's cathedral on Wednesday morning. The pallbearers will be Charles and John Cissell, Julius and Frank McGrayal and
Bernard and Walter Chomel, all grandsons of Mrs. Chomel.
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