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Gouverneur Free Press - Wednesday, November 10, 1926


Woman Found Dead in Bed at Farm Home

Miss Grace Mullin, 56, Expired During Night – Funeral was Held Saturday from the Church in Rossie

Miss Grace Mullin, aged 56, a well known resident of the Hammond-Rossie road was found dead in bed early Thursday morning when members of her family went to her bedroom to arouse her.  Heart failure was the cause of her death.  She had been dead several hours when discovered it was said.

On the previous evening when she went to her bedroom to retire, she told members of her household that she would not get up until late the following morning.  She added that she was exceptionally tired and desired to rest.

After milking had been finished, it was decided to call her.  She then was found dead in her bed.

Miss Mullin was unmarried and had resided on the home farm for many years.  She was born in the town of Macomb, the daughter of John and Ellen Hunter Mullin of Rossie.

She is survived by four brothers, James of Rossie, William of Gouverneur, Daniel Mullin of Macomb, and Leo of Rossie.  Two sisters also survive.  They are Mrs. F. J. Kelly and Miss Nellie Mullin, both of that township.

Funeral services were held Saturday morning at 10 from the St. Patrick church, Rev. Father De Gardius, pastor of the church, officiating.  Interment was made at Rossie.


Rossie, Nov 9, 1926

Death of Rossie Woman shock to her Friends

The many friends of Miss Grace Mullin were shocked last Thursday morning to learn of her sudden death.  She was a kind friend and good neighbor to all.  She possessed a kind, loving heart, a generous disposition and was always happy when she could do something for others.  She is dead but memories bright with age will ever remain green especially with her sister and brothers.  The funeral was held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the St. Patrick’s church, Rev. J. L. Dejardwin officiating.  The floral offerings were numerous and beautiful.  Interment at the Riverside cemetery.

Mr. and Mrs. J. F.. Kelly of Syracuse were called to Rossie Thursday morning by the sudden death of Miss Grace Mullin, the sister of Mrs. J. F. Kelly.

Miss Jona Spratt and Miss Lucie Spratt of Ogdensburg attended the funeral of Mrs. Grace Mullin Saturday.  Others who attended were Miss Cora Shoulette of Ogdensburg; Mrs. Minnie Simons of Hammond; Nellie Halpin of Redwood; Mr. and Mrs. John O’Connell of Brier Hill; Ed Shoulette of Redwood; Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hamil and son James of Brier Hill.


Rossie, Nov 9, 1926