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 Frances <I>Durnin</I> Edwards

Frances Durnin Edwards

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Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA
Death 21 Oct 1946 (aged 80)
Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA
Burial Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA
Plot Row 32: North West: Sacred Heart
Memorial ID 149688387 · View Source
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Mrs. Frances Durnin Edwards. 80, of 948 Niagara avenue, died today in Mt. St. Mary's hospital where she had been a patient for the last month. She was born in this city January 13, 1866, a daughter of the late John and Bridget Lacy Durnin. Her father and the late Oscar DeCamp were the proprietors of the Monteagle and Western hotels. The Monteagle hotel was one of the first hostelries in the city. The Western hotel was popular with the tourists years ago.

Mrs. Edwards was graduated by Loretto Academy, Niagara Falls, Ont. 55 years ago. She taught violin at the school for two years after her graduation.

She married the late William W. Edwards, in a double wedding ceremony at the Church of the Sacred Heart on June 28, 1893. She acted as bridesmaid for her cousin Maggie Durnin who wed Martin Sheehan.

Surviving are three sons, George B., William J., and Frederick S. Edwards; three daughters, Mrs. Wadsworth Van Pelt and Mrs. Earl C. S. Nablo, this city, and Mrs. Clement Stlker, Buffalo; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Nablo, 752 Van Rensselaer avenue, and at Sacred Heart church. Interment will be in St. Mary-Sacred Heart cemetery.

"Falls Woman is Dead at 800." The Niagara Falls Gazette 21 Oct. 1946: P9. fultonhistory.com


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  • Created by: Niagara2012
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149688387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frances Durnin Edwards (13 Jan 1866–21 Oct 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149688387, citing Saint Mary's and Sacred Heart Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Niagara2012 (contributor 47828429) .