The death occurred at the District Hospital on Tuesday morning last, of Mr Thomas Samuel Sloane, at the age of 65 years. Deceased took ill on Sunday evening, and was seized with a stroke, from which he eventually succumbed. Mr Sloane was a well-known and highly respected resident of the Cundumbul district, where he carried on farming and grazing pursuits for many years. Of recent years, he had retired from the land and was residing in town. He is survived by a sorrowing widow and family of one son (Bill) and one daughter (Linda), Mrs Lloyd Cudden. Surviving sisters are Mrs W. Bruton and Mrs C. Durr, of Cumnock; Mrs T. Quirk, Store Creek; Mrs P. Bruton, Mrs S. Cassidy and Mrs G. Lauer, of Sydney. Requiem Mass was held at St Patrick’s Church, from which the cortege proceeded to the Curra Creek Cemetery. Rev Father J. Kelly officiated at the church and graveside services. Funeral arrangements were in the hands of Messrs Murray Bros.
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