Here's my obit for my gg grandfather....what should I do with it?
Does it go on a site for Longford?
The Rome Daily Sentinel, Tuesday Evening, April 2, 1918
Old and Esteemed Resident of Amboy Passes Away.
Williamstown , April 2 - James Heaney, one of the oldest residents of Amboy, died March
29 after a long and painful
illness, aged 89 years. Mr. Heaney was born in County Longford, Ireland, came to America
in 1838 and settled in Troy, where he worked in the iron mills as puddler for 25 years.
In 1860 he married Miss Rosanna Kelly, IRL-LONGFORD-L(a)rootsweb.comho died last September.
Fifty-three years ago they
came to Amboy and settled on a farm, where by hard labor and honest toil
they accumulated a nice property. Mr. Heaney also worked at his trade in Rome for 28
years. Ten children
were born to them, six of whom are living: James P. and David W.
of Rome, F.L. of Albany, B.J. of Great Falls, Mont., Mrs. Henry F.
Mellen and Mrs. Rose Quinn. Mrs. Quinn lived at home and has
tenderly cared for her parents during their declining years. There
are also left 29 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Mr. Heaney was a charter member of Amboy Grange and was an
honest, industrious man whose word was as good as his bond. He
was respected and beloved by all who knew him.
The funeral was held from St. Patrick's Church Monday morning
ata 10:30. The pastor, Rev. Father Purcell, officiated and paid a
high tribute to the memory of the deceased. His four sons acted
Miss Mary E. Reynolds of Providence, R.I. and William Quinn of
Cleveland, attended the funeral. Among the floral tributes was a
large pillow of flowers from Amboy Grange. The funeral was very
(Rome Sentinel, New York