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McCauley, Mary Elizabeth (1934–1945)

Mary Elizabeth McCauley, who died recently, after a short illness, in St. Vincent's Private Hospital, Sydney, aged 10 years, was the elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. McCauley, of Chatswood, and sister of Margaret Ann, and grand-daughter of the late Mr. J. Gordon Grant and Mrs. Rose Grant, of Ashfield, and Mr. and Mrs. P. J. McCauley, of Chatswood. Requiem Mass was celebrated in Our Lady of Dolours' Church, Chatswood, at which the pupils of the Sisters of Mercy sang appropriate hymns. After Mass the children recited the Rosary and Litany, prior to forming a guard of honor. Floral tributes were placed by the children on a small altar, which was erected outside the altar rails. After the recital of the Rosary at the graveside, the interment took place at Northern Suburbs Cemetery. Members of the clergy were among those who attended at the church and graveside.

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Additional Resources

  • birth notice, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 September 1934, p 14

Citation details

'McCauley, Mary Elizabeth (1934–1945)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/mccauley-mary-elizabeth-22943/text32310, accessed 28 October 2021.

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