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Margaret Carey (1857–1917)

The death of Mrs. Margaret Carey (relict of the late Patrick Carey) took place at Lewisham Hospital on Thursday, the 18th inst., after a brief illness. She was born in County Clare, Ireland, 60 years ago, and came to Australia in 1877. The deceased was a resident of St. Benedict's parish for 30 years, but lately resided at Stanmore. She look an active interest in parochial affairs, and by her extreme good nature and kindliness she held the esteem of all who knew her. The funeral, which was largely attended, left her late residence, 41 Corunna-road, Stanmore. The Rev. Father Hyland, M.S.H, gave the last Absolution before the remains were removed, and the Rev. Father Barry (Adm.), of St. Benedict's, officiated at the graveside. The chief mourners were Mr. and Mrs. R. Dobson, Mr. and Mrs. T. Carey, Mr. and Mrs. W. Carey, Mr. Jack Carey, Mr. and Mrs. T. O'Brien, and family, Mrs. M. Fitzpatrick, Mr. and Mrs. McKelvey, Miss E. Andrews.—R.I.P.

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Alternative Names
  • Fitzgerald, Margaret

Clare, Ireland


18 October, 1917 (aged ~ 60)
Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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