Elizabeth M. Mahar, 1903 Elizabeth R. Mahar

Born: November 20, 1885, the daughter of Martin Mahar and Hannah Kirby marriage recoed says Jonana

Died: May 1966, buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Brushton, New York

Married: Francis Latour September 10, 1913 in Faust, Franklin Co., N.Y.

Children: Eleanor Latour Bailey (b.~ 1915), Gordon Francis Latour (b. ~ 1916), and Albert James Latour (b. ~ 1918)

The 1920 U. S. Census states the U. S. Post Office Letter Carrier Francis and family living at 166 Broadway.

Elizabeth Mahar Latour

Adirondack Enterprise, May 1966

Elizabeth Latour

Mrs. Elizabeth (Bess) Latour 80 of 18 St. Bernard Street, died at 7 o'clock this morning at Saranac Lake General Hospital where she had been a patient since April 15. She had made her home in Saranac Lake for 60 years.

Mrs. Latour was born Nov. 20, 1885 in Moira, a daughter of Martin and Hannah Kirby Mahar. He husband, Francis, died in 1943.

She was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Bernard's Church. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Eleanor) Bailey of Tupper Lake; a son, Gordon, of Bath; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. John (Katherine) Holland of Ogdensburg and Mrs. Charles (Helen) Stewart of Birmingham Ala.

Friends may call at the Fortune Funeral Home where the Rosary will be said at 8 o'clock Friday evening. A Funeral Mass will be offered at 9 a, m Saturday at St. Bernard's Church. Burial will be at noon in the family plot in Brushton Cemetery.


2011-03-25 20:57:09   Sorry, the jpg is kinda large. —

  • That's quite all right— it's a beautiful photograph! I scaled it back a little bit, but less than usual because it is so nice. I usually add the name of the person who gave us the image— it you like you could leave it here, or email me at [email protected].

2011-03-26 22:48:49   It is a great photo. My name is Mike Latour and she is my grandmother. Back of photo note written by her says she was 18. —