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Thornthwaite, Ada Rosalie (1860–1940)

A well-known resident of Bundaberg passed away at a hospital in Innisfail on Wednesday afternoon, at the age of 81 years. Deceased, who was born in New South Wales, went to Bundaberg as a young girl, and there she was married. On the death of her husband a year ago, Mrs. Thornthwaite went to live with her daughter, Mrs. W. T. Storrs, of South Johnstone. Deceased leaves to mourn her a grown-up family of five children, who live in Queensland and New South Wales. The remains were sent to Bundaberg for internment, on last Thursday's mail train, and the funeral was held at Bundaberg at 4 pm. on Friday. The remains were laid to rest beside those of her late husband. Mr. W. T. Storrs accompanied the body to Bundaberg. The Innisfail arrangements were in the hands of Mr. A. R. Foster.

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'Thornthwaite, Ada Rosalie (1860–1940)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 3 December 2020.

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Alternative Names
  • Deane, Ada Rosalie

Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


24 September 1940
Innisfail, Queensland, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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