Mrs. Pat (Lenora Stirk) Carberry

Mrs. Pat Carberry Dies

Death Follows Stroke—Was Lenora Stirk Before Marriage

Mrs. Carberry, whose maiden name was Lenora Stirk, was born near Battle Creek, sixty years ago.  She grew to womanhood here and was married September 25, 1912, to Patrick Carberry, who established the Carberry Seed company in Norfolk about thirty-five years ago.  Following the death of here husband, Mrs. Carberry continued to conduct the business with the aid of  her sons and was active to the day of her death.  Surviving are here three sons, Patrick Jr., Jack, and Joseph; two daughters, Mrs. William Fisher, and Miss Bettye; two brothers, Howard and W. I Stirk; and one sister Mrs. George Tannehill.  There are five grandchildren.

Source: excerpts from Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, Dec. 30, 1948, page 1.