Patrolman John T. Tuohy

Sgt Benjamin Graham Patrolman John T. Tuohy

20 September 1910

Many Honored Dead Patrolman
Cardinal Gibbons sends message to family a Patrolman John T. Tuohy

The funeral of Patrolman John T. Tuohy, of the Traffic Squad, who died from a Heart Attack on Friday morning 16 September 1910 at Homewood Avenue and Hoffman Street, took place yesterday morning from his home, 1318 Hillman St. After a short service at his house the body was taken to St. John’s Catholic Church, Valley and eager streets, where a high mass of requiem him was celebrated at 9 o’clock by Rev. Edward L. Divine, assistant pastor of the church. The music of the mass was sung by the children of the parochial schools.

In his sermon father Divine announced a brilliant eulogy one Patrolman Tuohy, saying that he was a man who was faithful to his duties. A delegation of 40 policeman from the central district attended the funeral. The pallbearers were for patrolman from that district and Mrs. Charles Lutz, Charles Miller, Senior., Charles Miller, Junior., And Benjamin DeRosa, of Zita conclaves, improved order of the Heptasophs, of which Patrolman Tuohy was a member. Burial was at Bonnie Bray Cemetery.

Among the many flowers sent was a large cross of roses from the men of the central district. Many persons who admit Patrolman Tuohy while he was a member of the traffic squad called at his home to express sympathy. Among them was Mgr. William A. Starr, of Corpus Christi church. Mgr. Starr conveyed to the members of the family the sympathy of Cardinal Gibbons, who, Mgr. Starr said, had learned to know Patrolman Tuohy as he stood at the Fayette and Charles Streets corner and had become an in Meyer of the efficient and courteous way in which he performed his duties


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End of Watch 16 September 1910
City, St. Homewood Avenue and Hoffman Street
Panel Number N/A
Cause of Death Heart Attack
District Worked Central

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