Born: April 7, 1888
Died: August 12, 1966
Married: James M. Higgins
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise, August 15, 1966
Mrs. Louise Higgins
Mrs. Louise Miller Higgins, 78, of 55 Dorsey Street, Saranac Lake, widow of James M. Higgins, died Friday evening, at 8:30 p. m. at Mercy General Hospital in Tupper Lake.
Mrs. Higgins was born April 7, 1888, in Albany, a daughter of Mary Bergman and Philip Miller. She was educated in the German Catholic schools at Albany. She had been a resident of Saranac Lake for 46 years.
In 1920, Mr. Higgins was called to Saranac Lake by the death of his brother, Joseph, who had owned the original Post Office Pharmacy. He remained here and made Saranac Lake the family home. Mr. Higgins established the Trudeau Bus Lines on Nov. 16, 1920, and operated between the Sanatorium and the Village until his death in 1940. Survivors are a son, Norbet "Pete" Higgins, and a daughter Mrs. Peter (Alma) Haase, both of Saranac Lake. There are four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Two brothers, John and Charles Miller of Albany also survive.
The Fortune Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements in Saranac Lake, relatives, friends and members of the United Spanish-American War Veterans and members of the Rosry Society of St. Bernard's church called at the funeral home on Sunday for the Rosary.
The body was taken to Albany Sunday night. The Keenan Funeral Home , 490 Delaware Ave. has charge of arrangements in that city. Relatives and friends are calling after 4 p. m. today. Tuesday morning, a Solemn Requiem High Mass will be celebrated at 10 a. m. at St. James Church on Delaware Avenue. Burial will be in the family plot at Our Lady Help of Christians Cemetery in Glenmont.