Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville News
Mrs. Harry (Perle) Rafferty, 75, New Palestine, died Sunday evening, July 21, 1968, at Hancock County Memorial Hospital, Greenfield.
Monday, July 22, 1968
MRS RAFFERTY DIES IN HOSPITAL
Rites Wednesday for Shelby County Native
Born December 5, 1892 in Shelby County, d/o Ithamar and Lu (Nail) Drake.
Married Harry Rafferty; he survives.
Also surviving: daughters, Mrs. Frances Basey, Mrs. Reba Collins, New Palestine; son, Harry D. Rafferty, Indianapolis; four granchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Cora Scott, Edinburg, Mrs. Elba Moore and Mrs. Irene Karanza, Indianapolis; brother, Vernon Drake, Middletown.
Member of the New Palestine Community Christian Church, the M.I.E. Club and the New Palestine Extension Homemakers Club.
Services: Hendryx Mortuary, New Palestine Chapel, Rev. Harold Boldon officiating.
Burial: New Palestine Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming
A Shelbyville, Indiana, Newspaper
Mrs. Lula Rafferty, 77, wife of Frank Rafferty and a resident of New Palestine, died Thursday at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital.
Friday, July 3, 1959
NEW PALESTINE WOMAN DIES
Mrs. Rafferty was the daughter of Max and Mary (Beckert) Herrlich. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs Lilliam Williams of New Palestine and Mrs. Lenora Moeller of Washington, D.C.; four sisters, Mrs. Emma Dunn and Miss Nellie Herrlich of New Palestine, Mrs. Julia Henderson of Malden, Mo., and Mrs. Lucille Call of Steubenville, O., and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:30 .m. at the Zion United Church of Christ at New Palestine. Burial will be in New Palestine cemetery. Friends may call at the residence. Arrangements are in charge of the Hendryx and Fields Mortuaries, New Palestine chapel.
Submitted by T Nugent
The Shelby Democrat
William A. Rafferty,
age sixty of near Marietta, died at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Major
hospital. Death was caused by complications. He had spent his entire
lifetime in Shelby county.
Thursday, August 7, 1941
Page 2, Column 7
WM. RAFFERTY, 66, SUCCUMBS
The son of Jefferson and Mary (Calvin) Rafferty, he was born February 16, 1861, and on October 17, 1888, he was married to Miss Flora Smith, who survives with two sons, Hurna, of Columbus, and Harry, of New Palestine, and three daughters, Mrs. Orlan Kelsay, of Geneva, and Mrs. D. F. Sullivan and Miss Grace Rafferty, of Edinburg.
In addition, Mr. Rafferty is survived by ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, George, of Marion township; a sister, Mrs. Gabe Bowman, of Shirley; two half-brothers, Frank R., of New Palestine, and Marshall, of Fountaintown, and two half-sisters, Mrs. Bessie Gilmore and Mrs. Muriel Boles, of Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. (DST) at the Marietta Methodist church with the Rev. Lester Pierce officiating. Burial will be made in the Mt. Auburn cemetery in charge of D. E. Carmony, funeral director.
Friends may call at the home at any time.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
A Shelbyville Newspaper
Warren S. Rafferty 19 years and five days old, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Rafferty, of VanBuren township died at the Deaconess hospital, at Indianapolis, at 4:45 o'clock Sunday afternoon, from a complication of diseases with which he had suffered for the past few weeks.
Monday, July 7, 1924
YOUNG MAN DIED AT
Warren S. Rafferty Succumbed
To Complication of Diseases
--- Funeral Tuesday
Short funeral services will be conducted at the last home south of Fountaintown at 1:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, after which the body will be taken to the Fountaintown M. E. church, where services will be conducted at 2 o'clock, the Rev. J. W. Collins officiating. Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Herlich & Son, funeral directors.
The young man was taken to the hospital Sunday morning and lived for only a few hours. He was graduated from the Morristown high school last spring and was preparing to enter college this fall. He was a bright young man and was well liked by all who knew him. He was a member of the Fountaintown M.E. church.
Besides the parents he is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Lola Willard and Misses Mabel and Ruth Rafferty, of Fountaintown and one brother, Dale Rafferty, who is now a student at the University of Chicago. He also leave[s] his grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Sexton, of Morristown and Mrs. Phoebe Rafferty.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Shelby Republican
Deaths are still of frequent occurrence. This week we record the deaths of Morgan Baty, of hernia, John Rafferty, of lung fever, and Archibald Mellis, of pneumonia. They were all good citizens and will be missed in our community.
March 4, 1876
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