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Thomas Jeremiah Kilderry (1861–1947)

Thomas Kilderry died at his residence, Bristol Street, Eastwood, on March 19, 1947. Fr. P. Murphy, of Parkside, was in constant attendance for the last few weeks and also read the funeral prayers in St. Raphael's Church, Parkside, and at the Springbank Cemetery.

Thomas Kilderry was the eldest son of Patrick and Bridget Kilderry. He was born at Marrabel 85 years ago and received his education at Shelton and Waterloo. At the age of 15 he went to live at Mannanarie, later moving to Gumbowie. In 1890 he married Annie C. Dempsey in St. Cecilia's school-church, Lancelot. They lived for thirty years in the district of Peterborough, and on retirement in 1939 came to live at Eastwood with their youngest son, Felix.

He leaves a sorrowing widow, two sons and three daughters (Patrick, Felix, Mary (Mrs. Fitzgerald), Brigid (Mrs. O'Dea), Imelda (Mrs. Lynagh), and seventeen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. May his soul rest in peace.

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'Kilderry, Thomas Jeremiah (1861–1947)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/kilderry-thomas-jeremiah-34179/text42881, accessed 19 June 2024.

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