Obituary: Gaffney, James J.  February 18, 1940

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Obituary: Gaffney, James J.  February 18, 1940

Lowell Sun, Lowell, MA 19 Feb. 1940
James J. Gaffney, a well known resident of St. Michael's
parish and residing at 88 West street, died last night
at the Delaney hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Gaffney
was born in County Leitrim, Ireland, the son of the late
Myles and the late Margaret (Lynch) Gaffney and came
to this city about 60 years ago.

He made his home in St. Patrick's parish for about
20 years and moved to Centralville about 40 years ago.
He was a former employee of the Scannell Boiler Works
and was a member of Division 8 A. O. H.  He is
survived by two sisters, the Misses Catherine A. and
Margaret J. Gaffney and two nephews, Henry and
John J. Thompson, all of this city.