Modesto Bee And News-Herald, The | Modesto, California | Monday, November 27, 1939

 

RITES ARE PLANNED FOR STATE PIONEER

 

MERCED, Nov. 27
Funeral services will be held tomorrow for Mrs. Margaret Queirolo, 90, pioneer resident of California, who died in a hospital here Saturday night after a brief illness.
Born in Genoa, Italy, she had lived in California for seventy five years, the last forty five years of which were spent in Hunters Valley, Mariposa county. She was the widow of Joseph Queirolo, prominent Mariposa County cattleman.
She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Ida Maschio, of Hunters Valley and four grandchildren, Mrs. Anita Brown of Merced, Miss Jeanette Maschio of Hunters Valley, L. A. Queirolo of San Francisco, and Gabriel Queirolo of Oakland.
A son, Dr. C. A. Queirolo, and a daughter, Mrs. Anna Castagnetto, preceded Mrs. Queirolo in death.
Services will be held in the St. Catherine Church in Hornitos tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock with Rev. John Hunt officiating. Rosary will be held tonight at 8 o'clock in the Ivers & Alcorn Mission Chapel in Merced.

contributed by: Carol Lackey