Headstones: Straffan Cemetery

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HEADSTONES: STRAFFAN CEMETERY

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*Note Dates in Ireland use the format day-month-year.

No.1.
The Lych Gate at the entrance to Straffan Graveyard.

No.2
In Ever Loving Memory | of | ELIZABETH AGNES |
beloved wife of | CHARLES G. HOPE-JOHNSTONE | died
Jany. 28th 1928 | CHARLES CECIL GORDON
HOPE-JOHNSTONE | died May 13th 1931 | aged 86 years

No.3
ROBERT KENNEDY | of | Baronrath | 1911 – 1990 | His
wife | CATHERINE FRANCES | 1913 – 2000

No.4
In Thankful Memory | of LIONEL FLETCHER | Canon of
Christ Church Cathedral | Chaplain of Straffan 1894 –
1933 | Rector of Celbridge & Straffan 1933 – 1943 | died
St. Luke's Day 18th Oct. 1946 | Fulness of Joy  Ps. 16.

No.5
On the same grave as Headstone No.4
Left side: - Also | in memory | of Right Side: - ELIZABETH
McGEE | dearly beloved | wife of | LIONEL FLETCHER |
died 6th Aug. 1956(?)

No.6
Left side: - In Memory of | JAMES COCHRANE |
Bailieboro' Co.Cavan | died 8th(?) August 1928 | aged 90
years Right side: - And of his wife | JANE | died | 19th
Decr. 1935 | aged 96 years | God is Love.

No.7
In Loving Memory of | JOHN HILL | died 29th March 1953
| aged 80 years | also his wife ILOT ETHEL | died 20th
February 1956 | aged 76 years | and his mother SARAH |
died 15th August 1928 | aged 97 years. | At Rest.

No.8
In | Loving Memory | of | ELIZABETH JANE | dearly loved
wife of | FREDERICK DILLON | died 12th June 1933, aged
59 years | also their son RICHARD DILLON | died 8th Oct.
1922, aged 16 years | Interred at Mellifont, Drogheda. |
Safe in the Arms of Jesus.

No.9
In Loving Memory | of | THOMAS COCHRANE | Straffan |
died 2nd April 1947 | also his wife | KATHLEEN | died
22nd Dec. 1963 | Their daughter | ELIZABETH (BETTY) |
died 12th Sept. 1987 | At Rest | Erected by their families.

No.10
SYBIL EILEEN | wife of | THOMAS F. PLEWMAN | Straffan
| died 20th April 1942

No.11
(On the same grave as Headstone No.10.)
THOMAS FREDERICK PLEWMAN | died 19th May 1969

No.12
In | Loving Memory | of | JAMES THOMPSON | Straffan |
who died 4th April 1938 | aged 85 years | and of his wife
| JULIA M. THOMPSON | who died 21st October 1951 |
aged 96 years

No.13
In | Loving Memory | of | EDWARD J. WOODBURN |
1910 – 1953 | of Beechwood, Donadea, Co.Kildare | His
wife | ANNA M. WOODBURN | 1903 – 1986 | "Peace,
Perfect Peace".

No.14
In | Loving Memory | of | my dear husband | THOMAS
ARCHIBALD GOVAN | Born 15th June 1865 | Died 12th
Feb. 1933 | "Peace, Perfect Peace".

No.15
In | Loving Memory | of | our dear father | RICHARD
THOMAS WOODBURN | Catherinestown House,
Hazelhatch | died 30th December 1938 | and our
beloved mother | ELIZABETH WOODBURN | died 15th
March 1942 | JOSEPH youngest son | died 29th July 1967
age 47 years | "Their children arise up and | call them
blessed".

No.16
In Loving Memory | of | DIGBY ODLUM | Ardrass Lodge |
who died 15th June 1942 | aged 67 years | also his infant
grand-daughter | Interred in Mount Jerome | 2nd March
1944 | and his wife | MARION KATHLEEN | (POLLY)
ODLUM| who died 22nd January 1966 | aged 77 years.

No.17
In Loving Memory | of | PHOEBE JOAN ODLUM | (JOAN)
| Ardrass Lodge | who died 30th June 1999 | aged 79
years | and her husband | DIGBY WILLIAM HENRY | (BILL)
ODLUM | who died 5th April 2002 | aged 86 years

No.18
McCLEARY and GRIFFIN Family Grave

No.19
In Loving Memory | of | NOEL McCLEARY | a dear
husband and father | 1939 – 1996 | aged 56 years | His
memory a keepsake | With which we will never part |
God has him in His keeping | We have him in our hearts |
Rest in Peace.

No.20
In Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM EDWARD McCLEARY |
WILLIE | a loving husband, father | and grand-father |
died 18th February 1997 | aged 52 years | We saw you
suffer, heard you sigh | All we could do was just stand by
| When the time came we suffered too | You never
deserved | what you went through | Rest in Peace.

No.21
In | Loving Memory of | our dear mother | MAGGIE
McCLEARY | nee GRIFFIN | wife of Late HUGH McCLEARY
| who died the 1st March 1991 | aged 90 years | A
golden memory of one so dear | Cherished forever with
love sincere | Sadly missed by | her sons and daughter.

No.22
In Loving Memory of | SAMUEL GRIFFIN | Straffan | died
May 1st 1953, aged 78 | and his loving wife ANNIE | died
Jan. 19th 1939, aged 52 | Also his son-in-law | HUGH
McCLEARY | died Feb. 23rd 1953, aged 52 | and his
grand-son | SAMUEL McCLEARY | died April 18th 1963,
aged 32 | Interred in England | R.I.P. | Erected by the
family.

No.23
In Loving Memory | of | ROBERT VICTOR HUDDLESTON |
died 2nd June 1984 | aged 67 years | and his wife |
GERTRUDE C. F. HUDDLESTON | died 25th October 1999
| aged 81 years

No.24
In Loving Memory | of | DAVID ROBERT HUDDLESTON |
died 7th March 1943 | aged 4 months | also his
grandfather | ROBERT HUDDLESTON | Barberstown |
died 14th May 1951 | ETHEL E. M. HUDDLESTON | died
3rd June 1975

No.25
DAVID HOPE-JOHNSTONE | M.C. | died 18th April 1963

No.26
In Loving Memory | of | ROBERT J. SAUNDERSON | of
Barberstown Castle | died 26th Sept. 1960 | aged 86 |
and his wife | GERTRUDE SAUNDERSON | died 27th Oct.
1967 | aged 91

No.27
To the dear memory of | MABEL | beloved wife of |
EDWARD FRASER | who entered into rest | June 8th 1950
| The above | EDWARD FRASER | died 30th December
1955

No.28
In Loving Memory of | Sir FRANCIS HUGH BROOKE, Bart. |
Late K.R.R.C. and S.I.H. | of Pickering Forest, Celbridge |
Born 10th Nov. 1882 – Died 4th Nov. 1954 | also his wife
| Lady MABEL BROOKE | died 12th Feb. 1982 | Where
love is all no shadows fall | The sunshine stays.

No.29
In | Loving Memory | of | Lt. Col. AUGUSTINE BROOKE,
M.C. | 15th K.G.O. Lancers Indian Army | died 27th July
1958 | aged 74 | Blessed are the pure in heart.

No.30
In Loving Memory of | JEANIE ISABEL MILLS | died 3rd
June 1953 | and her husband | ROBERT JAMES MILLS |
died 24th July 1957

No.31
In Loving Memory | of | EDWARD CHARLES FRASER |
died 7th November 2007 | aged 94 years

No.32
In Loving Memory | of | HAROLD E. HUDDLESTON |
loving husband, father | and grandfather | Born 7th
November 1922 | Died 19th May 2003 | Sadly Missed |
"Resting where no shadows fall".

No.33
RON HOWE

No.34
In | Memory of | GEORGE FAWCETT | died 10th July
1954 | also his wife | SARAH JANE | died 27th Jan. 1956 |
and their son | GEORGE, R.A.F. | died in action |
NORMAN FAWCETT | died 14th June 1994 | His wife
JOSEPHINE (BABS) | died 21st Aug. 1995.

No.35
W. E. G. BAGWELL | died May 1985

No.36
In Loving Memory | of | our dear daughter | MARGARET
(PEGGY) HALE | of Rathmines | passed away | 2nd
October 1954, aged 23 | Blessed are the pure in heart |
Her dear mother | DORIS MAY HALE | passed away | 3rd
October 1977, aged 76

No.37
JAMES HECTOR CLARKE | died 25th June 1977 | aged 71
years | also his wife | ELIZABETH CLARKE | died 16th
April 1987 | aged 80 years

No.38
In Loving Memory | of | THOMAS MOODY | Lodge Park,
Straffan | died 12th August 1977 | aged 67 years | also
his wife | GEORGINA MOODY | died 10th February 1993
| At Rest

No.39
In | Loving Memory | of | ALBERT STANLEY BEDFORD |
27th January 1984 | The Lord is my Shepherd.

No.40
In | Loving Memory | of | FRANCES ETHEL TAYLOR | (née
KINGSTON) | Irishtown House | who was called home on
| 31st January 2001 | in her 87th year | Peace Perfect
Peace.

No.41
In | Loving Memory | of | our Darling Son | WILLIAM
JUSTIN LALOR | Newtownmacabe. Straffan. | who died
27th June, 1943 | aged 15 months | JAMES FINTAN
LALOR | who died 9th Sept 1965 | aged 25 years | also
their father | DAVID E LALOR | who died 8th Sept 1978 |
aged 74 years | Also their mother CHANEL LALOR | who
died on July 6th 1999 | aged 91 years

No.42
Sacred Heart of Jesus | have mercy on the soul | of |
JOHN CRUISE | Castledillon Straffan | died 15th
December 1942 | aged 65 years | also his beloved wife |
JULIA CRUISE | died 28th April 1952 | aged 72 years |
Also their youngest son | MICHAEL CRUISE | died 8th
May 1959 | aged 36 years | also GERARD CRUISE | died
1st March 1989 | R.I.P.

No.43
In Memory of | a loving husband and father | MICHAEL
(MICHEÁL) | 1114 Coarse Moor, Straffan | died 9th June
1996, aged 62 years | R.I.P. | Erected by his loving wife &
family On the base: - DORAN

No.44
In | Loving | Memory of | OWEN MCSWEENEY. C.E. |
Revisor of Lands | of Ordinance Survey | died March 18th
1949 | aged 89 years | His wife ELLEN | died Oct. 13th
1937 | aged 70 years | His son JOHN MCSWEENEY | died
June 12th 1955 aged 58 | R.I.P.

No.45
In Loving Memory of | PATRICK JOSEPH KAVANAGH |
Straffan | Died 18-6-1945 Aged 43 years | His Wife |
MARGARET (TRIXIE) | Died 12th Feb. 1988 | Aged 83
years | Erected by his wife and family | R.I.P.