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Patrick Collins (1840–1937)

One of Shepparton’s oldest residents, Mr. Patrick Collins, died at his home in Knight street yesterday. The deceased, who was aged 96 years and 10 months, was a resident of the district for many years, and was one of its well-known identities. The late Mr. Collins’ wife predeceased him in 1928 [i.e. 1922], and there are three daughters. The funeral will leave his late residence to-day at 2 p.m. for the Shepparton cemetery, where Rev. Father Hussey will conduct the burial service. The mortuary arrangements are in the hands of Kittle Bros.

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Additional Resources

  • death notice, Shepparton Advertiser (Vic), 8 September 1937, p 3

Citation details

'Collins, Patrick (1840–1937)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/collins-patrick-26465/text34271, accessed 16 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1840
Tyrone, Ireland

Death

7 September, 1937 (aged ~ 97)
Shepparton, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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