CHURCH HOLDS SERVICE FOR VICTIMS OF TITANIC

Newark Star

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ELIZABETH, April 28--- Memorial services for Peter R. Renouf, Lawrence Garvey [sic] and Clifford and Ernest Jeffries, who lost their lives in the Titanic disaster, were held tonight at Grace Episcopal Church. The services were conducted by the Rev. Dr. Henry Hale Gifford, rector of the church, who made a brief address. Members of the Hawthorne Lodge, Sons of St. George, and Brittania [sic] Lodge, Daughters of St. George, attended.

The widow of Mr. Renouf, who was rescued from the sinking ship, was present, it being the first time was able to leave her home since arriving there after landing in New York from the Carpathia. Mr. Renouf and Mr. Garvey were communicants of Grace Church, and the other two men were brothers of Mrs. Renouf.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) CHURCH HOLDS SERVICE FOR VICTIMS OF TITANIC (Newark Star, Monday 29th April 1912, ref: #3296, published 28 July 2004, generated 25th July 2021 06:32:55 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/church-holds-service-for-victims-titanic.html