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Eily Rosaline (Eileen) O'Connor (1892–1921)

The death of Miss Eileen O'Connor occurred at Our Lady's Home, 35 Dudley-street, Coogee, on the 10th inst. The late Eileen O'Connor was foundress of Our Lady's Home. The home was established for the purpose of nursing and caring for the sick poor, and has been in existence for tbe past eight years. The funeral took place on the 13th inst. The Requiem Mass was celebrated at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Randwick, by the Rev. Father Kilgallin (uncle of deceased), assisted by Rev. Fathers Treand, M.S.H., and Bryant, M.S.H. The funeral ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Father Gilbert, M.S.H. Among the priests present were Very Rev. Father Perkins, M.S.H. (provincial), Rev. Fathers Forrest, M.S.H., Byrant M.S.H., Power, M.S.H., McCarthy, M.S.H., Lee, M.S.H., Reynolds, M.S.H., and Ryan, M.S.H. Rev. Brothers Patrick and Canice (of Holy Cross, College, Ryde), Rev. Mr. Cash (Randwick), and many friends of the family and nurses were also present. The arrangements of the funeral were in the hands of Mrs. Kirby and Sons.— R.I.P.

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'O'Connor, Eily Rosaline (Eileen) (1892–1921)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/oconnor-eily-rosaline-eileen-7875/text35088, accessed 16 June 2024.

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Birth

19 February, 1892
Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Death

10 January, 1921 (aged 28)
Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

tuberculosis

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