Obituary from Utica Daily Press: February 16, 1945

Mrs. W. H. Brixius

Mrs. William H. Brixius, 1628 St. Jane, died Feb. 14, 1945, at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

Ellen Donovan was born in Utica, a daughter of the late Michael and Ellen Dorney Donovan, and always lived here. She was married Sept. 10, 1910, to William H. Brixius in St. John's Church. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church and its Altar Society.

Surviving are her husband, two daughters, Mrs. John Dillon and Miss Helen V. Brixius, both of Utica; a sister, Mrs. Jesse Armstrong, Rome; two brothers, William P. and Gerald Donovan, both of Utica, and two grandchildren.

The funeral will be tomorrow from the home and at Blessed Sacrament Church. The body will be placed in St. Agnes Cemetery vault, and burial made in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in the spring.

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