States: Pennsylvania: Lackawanna
Scranton Times January 30, 1937
Patrick FORKIN,83 of 331 South Tenth Ave. oldest retired Delaware,Lackawanna and Western Railroad Co.employee, and an employee of the Co. for 60 yaers when he retired 13 years ago,died yesterday in the family home. Mr FORKIN was born in Ireland and came to the US with his parents,when 9 years old and has since lived in Bellevue. He was a communicant of Holy Cross church,a member of the Holy Name Society of that parish and of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Mr FORKIN leaves two daughters,Margaret FORKIN,and Mrs. John MC DONNELL this city,one son James FORKIN of Baltimore MD.Twenty two grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Death certificate indicates he was born January 6, 1854, a widow, spouse Ann CAFFREY; father James FORKIN, no info on mother. Informant was Miss Margaret FORKIN 33 Tenth Ave; Undertaker James Walsh.
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