Sunday, 24 January 2016
Sunday's Obituary: Two Women Die Suddenly
The Brockton Times
Wednesday, March 13, 1895
TWO WOMEN DIE SUDDENLY
They Were Mrs. E. L. Bonney, Well Known in Social Circles, and Mrs. Eliza Thayer.
THE LATTER DROPPED DEAD.
She Was Sitting in a Chair in the Kitchen, Working on a Child's Dress.
THE CIRCUMSTANCES VERY SAD.
The death of Annie W. Bonney, wife of E. L. Bonney, the box manufacturer, which is announced today, was quite sudden.
Mrs. Bonney took to her bed last Sunday, suffering from pneumonia and she succumbed to its attack last night. Mrs. Bonney had been nursing her boy Arthur through his sufferings from this dread disease, and his recovery had become assured, when the devoted mother and nurse was herself stricken down.
Mrs. Bonney had been a familiar figure at society events during the past winter, and was much loved for her many amiable qualities.
The funeral takes place next Friday from the residence, 369 Crescent street. The interment will be at Plympton, Saturday.
Mrs. Eliza Thayer dropped dead last night at her home.
Mrs. Thayer was sitting in a chair in the kitchen, working on one of her childrens' dresses, when her head dropped and she fell forward, dead.
Medical Examiner Paine was called and pronounced her death to be due from heart disease. She was 44 years old and the wife of Isaac N. Thayer, a shoe repairer for many years. She leaves four children.
The funeral will be held Friday morning and interment will be in Holbrook.
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