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Cocker, Lucy Maria (1866–1952)

Miss Lucy Maria Cocker, who died at Launceston on Sunday, was the last surviving child of Mr. David Cocker, an early pioneer of Port Frederick. Born at Spreyton in 1866 Miss Cocker was formerly postmistress of Emu Bay (now known as Burnie). Later she was an orchardist at Spreyton before retiring to Launceston, where she lived with her sister-in-law, Mrs. David Cocker. The funeral took place at Carr Villa yesterday. Services were conducted by the Rev. B. Hammond, rector of St. Mary's, Hagley. Chief mourners were Mrs. David Cocker (sister-in-law). Messrs. B. M., J. N., L. H. and J. M. Cocker (nephews), Mesdames J. C. Richards and M. McGladery (nieces), Mr. P. Cocker (great-nephew) and Mr. J. S. Dean (cousin). Funeral arrangements were by C. T. Finney and Sons.

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'Cocker, Lucy Maria (1866–1952)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/cocker-lucy-maria-13666/text24437, accessed 22 September 2019.

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