The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, January 18, 1943
          Jack Dolan,  widely known Shelbyville resident, died at 11:50 o'clock Saturday night at the Major hospital.  He had been a patient there several weeks, and death resulted from pneumonia.
          Mr. Dolan was born in Bohemia, nearly 75 years ago.  In early life, he came to the United States with his parents, and established residence at Converse, Ind.  He had been a resident of the city for the past 25 years.
          He had been employed as a molder in local manufacturing plants until his retirement three years ago.
          Mr. Dolan was married to  Sarah Emma Taylor,  of Portland, Ind., Aug. 24, 1899.  His wife preceded him in death July 28, 1940.  Until the death of his wife he had resided at 145 First street.  He was a member of the First Methodist church at Converse, and of the Masonic lodge.
          Survivors are a daughter,  Mrs. M. E. Resler,  of Bertrand, Mo., four grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
          Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the Loren H. Murphy funeral home, with the Rev. Alonzo Hamilton, pastor of the Vine Street Methodist church, officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery.
          Friends may call at the funeral home after one o'clock this afternoon, and anytime thereafter until the hour of the funeral.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, August 1, 1940
MRS. J. J. DOLAN,  78,
Funeral Services to Be Held Tuesday
Afternoon at Home on
First Street
          Mrs. Sarah Emma Dolan, 78 years old, wife of  J. J. Dolan and resident of this city for the last twenty years, died at 2:00 o'clock Sunday morning in her home on First street.
          Funeral services will be hled at the Loren H. Murphy funeral home at 2:00 Tuesday afternoon with the Rev. Alonzo Hamilton, pastor of the Vine Street Methodist church, officiating.
          Mrs. Dolan had been ill since last February.  Death was caused by paralysis.  She was born in Grant county, Indiana, on April 12, 1862, the daughter of  Robert and   Rebekah Taylor.  She was married to  Oscar Hidy, of near Portland, Ind., several years ago.   He preceded her in death.  A daughter,  Mrs. Jennie May Resser, of Missouri, was born to this marriage.
          She was married to  J. J. Dolan, of Converse, Ind., on August 24, 1899.  Mr. Dolan survives with the daughter, four grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and two great-great- grandchildren.  She was an active member of the Methodist church in Portland and was a member of the Pythian Sisters and of the Royal Neighbors lodge at Montpelier, Ind.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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