The community of Buttevant mourns the loss of Mrs. Hanny, the beloved wife of Constable M. Hanny, who passed away after a brief illness. Mrs. Hanny was highly regarded as an estimable lady, known for her devotion, goodness, and sympathetic nature. Her untimely demise has left her husband and the entire Cork E.R. force in grief. Constable Hanny, recognized for his unassuming demeanour and kind-heartedness, has garnered a multitude of friends who extend their heartfelt sympathy to him during this difficult time.
The funeral procession, a solemn tribute to Mrs. Hanny, made its way to her native place in Limerick, demonstrating the profound respect and esteem in which she was held by the community. The loss of Mrs. Hanny follows a previous tragedy that struck the same station about twelve months ago, when the respected sergeant in charge suffered the loss of his own wife.
The passing of Mrs. Hanny is deeply felt by all who knew her, as her warm presence and compassionate spirit touched the lives of many. Her legacy as a devoted wife and a source of comfort and support to her husband leaves an indelible mark on the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing her.
During this time of mourning, the Buttevant community joins together to offer condolences and support to Constable Hanny, a man who has shown unwavering dedication to his duty and has earned the respect and friendship of many. It is in times like these that the strength of a community is evident, as friends and neighbors come together to provide solace and assistance to those who have suffered such a significant loss.
The memory of Mrs. Hanny will be cherished, and her absence will be deeply felt. May she rest in eternal peace, and may her loved ones find solace in the cherished memories they hold of her.
Constabulary Gazette (Dublin) – Saturday 26 September 1903