John Francis Counihan (? – 23 November 1973)

John F. Counihan

John Francis Counihan, formerly of 231 Race Street, died yesterday.

Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late John and Catherine (Keating) Counihan. His wife, Mary T. (Hart) Counihan, also preceded him in death.

Mr. Counihan was a retired machinist for the B&O Railroad. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Brotherhood of International Railway Machinists.

Surviving are two sons, Joseph J. Counihan, Pittsburgh, and Adrian H. Counihan, Baltimore; two daughters, Mrs. Mary C. Salomon, Rock Hill, S.C., and Mrs. Ruth E. Grimm, Littleston, Pa.; a brother, Jerry Counihan, city; 24 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Source: John F. Counihan, The Cumberland News, Cumberland, Maryland, 24 November 1973, p.14.

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