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Nationalist & Leinster Times
August 1923.
Mrs. Maria Slater

Part V

FRANK SLATER P1 Frank Slater P2 FRANK SLATER P3 John Slater. Maria Slater

This article appeared in the
Carlow Nationalist & Leinster Times: 20 March 1926

This article was provided by Michael Purcell

Taken from the Nationalist and Leinster Times, August 1923.

Mrs. M. Slater, Carlow.

With exceeding regret we chronicle the death of Mrs. Maria Slater, which very sad event indeed took place at her residence, Hanover, Carlow, on Monday last after a very short illness.

As wife of Mr Francis Slater she was well-known in the commercial life of County Carlow and neighbouring counties, and took a prominent part in the poultry business of her husband, one of the most extensive of its kind in Ireland.

The late Mrs Slater was an ideal wife and mother, and her loss is irreparable in more ways than one.

She could be regarded as a model for Irish wives and mothers, and we offer our heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved husband, parents, brothers, sisters, and the young family.

The internment took place in St. Mary's Cemetery on Wednesday, and the funeral was one of the largest seen for some time.

The chief mourners were - Francis Slater (husband), John Ralph (father), Tim and John Ralph (brothers): Tim and P. O'Neill (uncles), Edward Slater (step-son), Alderman John Slater (Kilkenny) and Valentine Slater, (brothers-in-law) Mrs Mary Snoddy, Mrs Bridget Walsh (sisters-in-law) Edward Slater, Bernard Byrne, (Bagenalstown), William Moore.

Several floral tributes were placed on the grave.

The Rev. J. Dunny, C.C.; Rev. W. Millar, C.C. and Rev. J.  Breen, C.C., officiated at the graveside.

On Thursday Office and Requiem Mass were celebrated at the Cathedral.

Presiding, Very Rev. J. Farrell, P.P. Arles; Chanters, Rev. P. Gorry, P.P. Tinryland ; Rev. M.H. Bolger, P.P.  Graiguecullen.

Attending in choir - Rev. Fr. Matthew, O.S.F.C., Kilkenny; Rev. Fr.  Reginald, O.S.F.C., Kilkenny; Rev. W. Rice, P.P. Tollerton; Rev. Dr. Donohoe, D.D., Rector, Knockbeg College; Rev. Jas. Conway, B.D., Carlow College; Rev. David Gorry, C.C. Tinryland; Rev. W. Fanning, C.C. Graiguecullen; Rev. D. Murphy, C.C. Arles; Rev. J. Killian, Adm., Carlow; Rev. W. Miller, D.D. Carlow.; Rev. James Dunny, C.C. Carlow; Rev. James Breen,, C.C. Rosenallis.

At Mass - Celebrant, Rev. W. Fanning, C.C.; sub-deacon, Rev. D. Murphy, C.C.; master of ceremonies, Rev. W. Miller, D.D.


Nationalist and Leinster Times, November 1923.

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Source: Michael Purcell Aug 2011

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