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Jane Laurie (1857–1939)

Early on Friday morning 4th August the death occurred rather suddenly of Mrs. Jane Laurie, wife of Mr. Robert Laurie, at the home cf her son- Mr. Herbert W. W. (Bert.) Laurie, Couatwong, Nowendoc. The deceased lady, who was endowed with a striking personality, kindly and loving in action, was one who had earned the esteem and respect of all who had the pleasure of her acquaintance, and had enjoyed good health up to a few days prior to her untimely passing. The late Mrs. Laurie, who had a slight cold, retired the previous night and her son was awakened about 4.30 a.m., when he found his mother passing to her last long rest, the cause of death being senility. Deceased, who was a native of Stroud and 83 year's of age, is survived by her husband, two daughters in Mrs. W. Suters (Wauchope), Mrs. Wilkinson (South Australia) and four sons in James (Walcha), Herbert (Nowendoc), Thomas (Sydney) and Alex. (Hastings River). The remains were conveyed to St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Walcha, and after service on Saturday afternoon the cortege moved to the Presbyterian cemetery, where the interment took place. Rev. W. A. Thompson conducted both services. — 'Walcha News.'

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Alternative Names
  • Wilson, Jane

Stroud, New South Wales, Australia


4 August, 1939 (aged ~ 82)
Nowendoc, New South Wales, Australia

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