Bangor Daily News
Elizabeth A Qualey - BENEDICTA - Mrs. Elizabeth A Qualey, 78, died Tuesday at a Houlton hospital after a short illness. She was born at Benedicta December 10, 1882, daughter of Henry and Nora (Cummings) Rush. She is survived by seven sons, Herbert, Frank, George, and Robert, of Benedicta, Gilbert and Harold of Norwalk, Connecticut and Arthur of Staceyville; five daughters, Miss Hazel Qualey of New Canaan, Connecticut, Miss Nora Qualey of Hartford, Connecticut, Mrs. Katherine St. Peter of Millinocket, Mrs. Irene McAvoy, both of Benedicta: five brothers, Jerry Rush of Millinocket, Andrew, Steve, and Elwood Rush of Benedicta, and Everett Rush of Bridgeport, Connecticut; three sisters, Mrs. Nellie McDonald of Benedicta, Mrs. Annie McDonald of Millinocket, Mrs. Till Cummings of Patten: 47 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. A High Mass of Requiem will be celebrated Friday at 9a.m. at St. Benedict's Church with the Rev. John Anderson officiating. Interment will be in the family lot in St. Benedict's Cemetery. Friends may call at the residence any time before the funeral.