Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 06:29:42 :
The Marin Journal
Thursday, May 5, 1910
Death Claims Pioneer Woman
Mrs. C. Bullis, one of the oldest of the pioneer women in this county, died on Friday morning at her home in this city after an illness of long duration. She was the wife of the late Richard Bullis who died here a few years ago. At one time the Bullis family owned much real estate in this county, and put by a fortune.
The funeral was held Monday morning at 10 o’clock from the family residence, thence to St. Raphael’s Church were a solemn requiem mass was said for the repose of her soul. Many friends followed the remains to the church and to Mt. Olivet Cemetery where they were laid to rest beside that of her husband.
In the death of Mrs. Catherine Bullis, San Rafael loses one of its most respected residents and a woman who will long be remembered for her many good and kind deeds. She is survived by 3 sisters, Mrs. Nano Connelly, Mrs. Margaret Heidell, and Mrs. Bridget Sullivan, of New York City.
The following were pall bearers:
Honorary – J. Tunstead, R.Kinsella, M D. Butler, J. Healy, Wm. Caesar, H. Gieske.
Active – E. I. Butler, P. H. Cochrane, V. J. B. Cheda, Thomas O’Connor, A. Scott and E. S. Rake.
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