Mary Cross

Obituary of Mary Cross

Mary (Hussey) Cross, 99, of the St. Clare Home, 309 Spring St., Newport, died Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at the Home. She was the wife of the late Charles P. Cross. Born in Newport on February 16, 1908, she was a daughter of the late Peter T. and Nora (Breen) Hussey. Mary was a graduate of the former St. Joseph's High School, Class of 1926. She worked for the People's Credit Union for 11 years. She was a member of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division 2, and a parishioner of St. Joseph's and St. Augustin's Church. She lived in the 5th Ward section of Newport since 1976. Mary was the sister of the late John and Thomas Hussey, Julia Pfister, Helen Hussey, and Nora Hayes; aunt of the late Rita A.(Cross) Leduc and J. Eleanor Pfister. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, September 18, at 10:00 am at St. Augustin's Church, Carroll Ave, Newport. Burial at St. Columba Cemetery, Middletown. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Clare Home, 309 Spring St., Newport, RI., 02840.
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