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Fisher, Florence Emily (1883–1951)

The death occurred suddenly on Monday night, (July 2nd), of Mrs. Florence Emily Fisher, formerly of Brandon, Seaham, widow of Mr. Leslie B. Fisher. Mrs. Fisher had been living at the Hotel Metropole, Sydney for the past few years and was spending a holiday with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Fisher of Logue Park, Seaham, when she died.

Mrs. Fisher was a member of an old and well-known Maitland family, and was a daughter of the, late Mr. and Mrs, W. G. Lipscomb. Her father  conducted a chemist shop in Maitland for many year's and was a wardan of St. Mary's Church.

Mrs. Fisher was a keen supporter of all charitable, patriotic and social organisations in the Seaham district. An enthusiastic worker for the Country Women's Association and was formerly a president of Maitland Branch.

She is survived by. three sons, Mr. W. B. Fisher, of Logue Park, Seaham; Mr G. G. Fisher, of Brandon, Seaham. and. Mr. C. M. Fisher, of Montrose, Jerry's Plains.

After a service at St. Mary's Church of England, Maitland on Wednesday the funeral was conducted to the Beresfield Crematorium.

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'Fisher, Florence Emily (1883–1951)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 22 September 2020.

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  • Lipscomb, Florence Emily

Maitland, New South Wales, Australia


2 July 1951
Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia

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