Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern was a storekeeper in Lisgoold. He and his family lived in Top Cross, Lisgoold Civil Parish in County Cork, Ireland.
Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern passed away in 1998, leaving his wife a widow. She lived close enough to his burial plot that she would walk over to visit his grave in the churchyard.
Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern has a horseshoe and an anvil on his headstone. Perhaps he enjoyed blacksmithing.
Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern was buried in Lisgoold Cemetery in Lisgoold on Church Road near Templebodan, County Cork, Ireland.
Simon Christopher "Chris" Ahern has ancestors from Gounthaune, about five miles or 7 km from Cork City, and also from Cobh/Queenstown, a port city near Cork City. His grandfather had a brother and two sisters who immigrated to somewhere in North America.
Photo of gravestone for Simon C. Ahern from his living cousin M. Foley.
Correspondence from Rosie Ahern his widow, January 16, 1999, a few months after Chris died.