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Bernard T. Farrell


Birth: Nov. 2, 1928

Death: Apr. 1, 1995 Park Hills, Kenton County, Kentucky
Husband of Dorothy M. (nee Jones) Farrell
Married November 25, 1950

Bernard T. Farrell, 66, of Park Hills, died at 1:30 a.m. Saturday at his home. He was a retired self-employed design engineer. He also retired in 1970 after 23 years with the Marine Corps, having served during the Korean War. He was named Marine of The Year in 1993 by the Cincinnati Montezuma. He was a member of St. Agnes Church in Ft. Wright, where he was a Christian minister. He formed the Kentucky Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians in 1990 and was first state president from 1991-93. He was past president of the Ohio Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians from 1981-83, received the Kevin Berry Award in 1984, grand marshall of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in 1985-1986. He studied genealogy and had made 10 trips to Ireland to learn more about his ancestors. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Jones Farrell; a daughter, Linda Caudill of Delhi, Ohio; sons, Michael Farrell of Cincinnati, Patrick Farrell of Cleveland and Dan Farrell of Covington; his mother and stepfather, Cecilia and Peter Smith of Withamsville, Ohio; two grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home, Ludlow, with the Cincinnati Montezuma having a service at 7 p.m. and the Finian Ancient Order of Hibernians at 8 p.m. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery, Ft. Thomas.

William James Grady – (March 13, 1920 – January 11, 2007)


GRADY William James, 86, of Edgewood, KY, died suddenly on January 11th from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. He was a World War II veteran, serv ing in the 8th Army Airforce Division Intelligence/JAG He served in Belgium, France and England, It was while in England he met his future bride, Eileen Margaret Owens, a native of Birkenhead, England. He married while he was stationed overseas. She preceded him in death in 2001. He was a retired examiner and supervisor for The Federal Home Loan Bank Board. He was a councilman for The City of Edgewood from 1993-2006. He was a passionate member of city council and served on many communities including the History Committee. He was a longtime member of The Ancient Order of Hibernians, a men's Catholic cultural organization, and other Irish organizations. He was also a volunteer for CASA, as a children's advocate and also volunteered for many years for the George & Rose Steinford Toy Foundation. He was a member of St. Pius X Church in Edgewood from its inception. He was a 1937 graduate of Covington Catholic High School and attended the University of Cincinnati. He loved to travel, particularly to England and Ireland. He had a great interest in, and extensive knowledge of, local Kentucky and Irish history. He and Eileen founded the local chapter of the Transatlantic Brides and parents Association, a British heritage and travel society. He was passionate and vocal supporter for life at all stages and conditions. He was enamored with his family, in particular with his grandchildren. Survivors include: Maureen Grady Gerrein (Carl), Therese Grady Dolan (Kevin), John Grady (West Chester), (Maureen Stuber), Kathleen Grady Barker (Mike), William P. Grady (Donna Staub), Bridget Grady-Spears)Raymond), peter Grady and Seventeen grandchildren and three great-children. Foundation www.steinford.org, Covington Catholic Scholarship Fund, 491-2247. Visitation Sunday 2-7 P.M. @ Middendorf-Bullock F.H. , 917 Main St. Covington. Mass of Christian Burial Mon, Jan. 15, 10 A.M.at St Pius X Church, Edgewood. Interment St. Mary Cem. , Ft Mitchell.

Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Jan. 12, 2007

Patrick J. DOWNING (November 16, 1942 – December 15, 2010)

DOWNING Patrick J. beloved husband of Karen Downing (nee Stadtlander), loving father of Brian (Angela) Downing and Debra (Wesley) Nichols, grandfather of Zachary and Hunter Nichols, brother of Michael Downing and the late Jack Downing, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Wednesday, December 15, 2010, age 68. Patrick was the area Vice President for Local 4400 CWA and retired from Cincinnati Bell with 33 years of service. He was the executive coordinator and Grand Marshall of the St. Patrick's Day parade for the last 5 years. He was an active member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Visitation Friday 5-8 PM at the Vitt, Stermer & Anderson Funeral Home 4619 Delhi Rd. Funeral Mass Saturday 11 AM at St. Ignatius Loyola Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati. www. andersonfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Dec.16, 2010

J. James Murphy (December 13, 1928 – February 24, 2004)

MURPHY J. James. Beloved husband of the late Mary Suzanne Murphy (nee Cooney). Survived by five children: Maureen (Tom Coz), Jim Murphy, Dan Murphy (Patti), John Murphy (Stacey), Colleen (Ron Klosterman). Grandfather of Joe, Elizabeth, and Michael Coz; Katie, Lauren and Billy Murphy; Max and Suzanne Klosterman, and Brady Murphy. Brother of the late Robert Murphy and the late Margaret Colley. Tuesday, February 24, 2004. Age 75. Life long resident of Price Hill. Proud graduate of Cincinnati Elder High School in 1947 and Xavier University in 1951. No visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, February 28, 2004 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Lawrence Church. The celebration of Jim's life will continue following mass in the St. Lawrence Parish Center. In lieu of flowers, any contributions can be sent to St. Lawrence Church, 3860 Warsaw Avenue, 45205-1759; Elder High School, 3900 Vincent Avenue, 45205-1699; or Xavier University, 3800 Vitory Parkway, 45207-5110. Meyer & Geiser serving the family.

Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Feb. 25, 2004