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Rebecca Asher (1828–1905)

The death is announced of Mrs. Morris Asher, wife of Mr. M. Asher, 30 Macleay-st, Potts Point, Sydney, on Monday last. Mr. and Mrs. Asher, were married in Sydney almost sixty years ago. Much sympathy is expressed in his bereavement with Mr. Asher and the family by a large circle of friends. The daughters are: Mrs. P. D. Phillips (Melbourne), Mrs. Barkass, Mrs. D. M. Myers (Sydney), and Mrs. Berendsen (New Zealand), and the sons: Messrs. Sam Asher, E. B. Asher, (solicitor), Dr. Asher, Lithgow, S. D. Asher, (dentist), P. A. Asher, Harry Asher, and S. J. Asher, Adelaide. Rabbi Cohen officiated at the funeral service at Rookwood.

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Alternative Names
  • Levy, Rebecca

Middlesex, England


2 October, 1905 (aged ~ 77)
Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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