From Malone Telegram


Feb 21, 1916


For 33 days in Notre Dame parish, no deaths-Mrs. Raphael Bissonnette succumbed to an attack of Pneumonia this morning, ending the streak.


Feb 21, 1916


Death Of Mrs. Raphael Bissonette


Mrs. Raphael Bissonette, aged about 66 years, died at her home, 55 Cedar St., at eight thirty o'clock this morning after a brief illness of pneumonia.  Besides here husband, Mrs. Bissonette leaves six children, Raphael, Jr., George, William, and Theodore, of Malone, and Frank and Jerry of Watertown, and one daughter, Miss Olive Bissonette, of Malone.  Two sisters, Mrs. Frank Bodah and Mrs. John Pure, of Malone, also survive.  Mrs. Bissonette was a member of the Ladies Altar Society of the Notre Dame Church. 

      The funeral will be held from Notre Dame church on Wednesday morning at nine o'clock.