Merced Sun Star
March 27, 1947


LIVINGSTON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Harriet McDonough. 82, of Livingston were conducted by the Rev. Alfred T. Chandler at the Hale funeral chapel in Turlock at two o'clock Monday afternoon and burial followed in the family plot in the Turlock cemetery.
Mrs. A. T. Chandler sang "In the Sweet Sweet Bye and Bye" and "The Old Rugged Cross" during the funeral ceremony.

Mrs. McDonough died Friday in a Stockton hospital where she had received treatment for several weeks; she had been in failing health for the past few years and for four years had been in a rest home in Modesto.

Her mother was Emma Brush who came to California in 1849 at the age of four years and was carried across Donner Pass by her father; other members of the party were frozen in the snow.

Mrs. McDonough was born in Stockton in 1864 and came with her family to Livingston in 1914. Her husband Josephus McDonough, passed away in 1927.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Eunice McKenzie of Sacramento and Mrs. Mary Moore of Waterford; four sons, Clarence McDonough of Davis, Austin and Charles McDonough of Livingston, and Harvey McDonough of Denair; twelve grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.

Transcribed by: Alma Stone