Wife of Wm. E. Manfred Dies

Potsdam Woman, 82, Succumbs Unexpectedly at Home--Funeral Saturday



(November 16, 1874-November 19, 1956)


Potsdam, Nov. 20-Mrs. Mary C. Manfred, 82, wife of William E. Manfred, 11 Larnard Street, died unexpectedly at her home yesterday. Death was due to a heart attack. Mrs. Manfred had recently recovered from pneumonia in the Potsdam hospital and had returned home where she had seemed improved.

The body was removed to the Garner funeral home. It will be returned to the family home where friends may call today.

The funeral will be held Wednesday at the home at 8:30, and at St. Mary’s Catholic church at 9 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary’s cemetery.

Mrs. Manfred was born at Brasher, Nov. 16, 1874, a daughter of Alfred and Anna O’Grady Castle. On June 8, 1896, she was married to William Manfred of Potsdam. The couple always lived here where Mr. Manfred was a tailor by trade until his retirement several years ago. Mr. And Mrs. Manfred celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in June.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Henry (Ethel) Matthews, and Miss Anna Manfred, both of Clifton, N.J., Mrs. Francis (Marjorie) Walsh, Norwood; five sons, Bernard F., Lewiston, Raymond W., William E., and John A. Manfred, all of Potsdam, and Maurice H. Manfred of Hannawa Falls; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Henry (Lillian) Manfred of Norwood, and one brother, John Castle of Mattydale.


(This obituary provided by Joan Tyo Lalonde, original source unknown).