Kingston, NY Drowning, Aug 1926

James W. Devine Drowned Thu’day

Body of Unknown Man Found in River Off Goldrick’s Landing Sunday Identified as That of James W. Devine-Funeral on Wednesday.

The body of the man found drowned in the Hudson River off Goldrick’s Landing Sunday morning by some boys has been identified as that of James W. Devine, who had been missing from one of the Rose brothers brickyard barges since last Thursday. Coroner W. Norman Conner was notified of the finding of the body and turned it over to Undertaker N.D.J. Murphy.

The dead man during the World War served with the Coast Artillery. He was the first young man to volunteer from East Kingston and enlisted in the Coast Artillery, serving overseas for eighteen months.

He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Nicholas J. Carroll, and two brothers, John and Dennis Devine, of this city. He was a son of the late Dennis and Ellen Lynch Devine.

Funeral services will be held from the home of his brother, John Devine, No. 209 Clifton Avenue, Wednesday morning at 9 o’clock and from St. Colman’s Church at East Kingston at 10 o’clock. Interment in the family plot in St. Mary’s Cemetery, this city.

Kingston Daily Freeman, Kingston, NY 24 Aug 1926