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The North Shore Leader, December 20, 1957

Miss Annie Adams (Nan) Creaghan

The death of Miss Annie Adams (Nan) Creaghan occurred at the Montreal General Hospital in that city Sunday morning, December 15, following a brief illness. Although not in the best of health for some time, she had been in the hospital for only one day previous. She and her sister Miss Aileen Creaghan had been living in Westmount, Quebec since 1939 and spent the summers at Burnt Church.

Miss Creaghan was born in Newcastle, the youngest daughter of the late John D. and Ellen (Adams) Creaghan. Surviving are one sister and five brothers: Miss Aileen; Donald S. Creaghan, Newcastle; T. Cyril Creaghan and Gerald F. Creaghan, both of Westmount, Quebec; John A. Creaghan QC and William V. Creaghan, both of Moncton. Two sisters, Mrs. D. King Hazen and Mrs. John W. McManus, predeceased her.

The body was brought to Newcastle on Monday to the home of her brother D.S. Creaghan, Pleasant Street, from where the funeral was held Tuesday morning to St. Mary’s Church. Solemn Requiem Mass was sung with a cousin, Rev. T.J. McKendy of St. Thomas University, Chatham as celebrant, assisted by Rev. R.H. Munro, as deacon, and Rev. J.V. Smith, sub-deacon. St. Mary’s High School girls’ choir was in attendance with Rev. Sister St. Adolphe-Marie as organist.

Interment was in the family lot in St. Mary’s Cemetery, the pallbearers being six nephews, J.D. Creaghan, Newcastle; R.P. Creaghan, Fredericton; T.W. Creaghan, Dalhousie; D.A. Creaghan, Newcastle; W.L.M. Creaghan and T.M. Creaghan, both of Moncton.

Honorary pallbearers were G.F.G. Bridges, H.H. Trimble, James MacMurray, Moncton; Senator G.P. Burchill, J.L. O’Brien, J.D. Shanahan, South Nelson; Murray Anderson, Burnt Church; Weldon Jardine, Nordin; Dr. R.H. Morrissey, C.P. McCabe, A.B. Williston, Hugh Morell, R.W. Crocker and W.H. Davidson, Newcastle.