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Sheridan, Carmen Gloria (1915–1929)

Gloria Sheridan, with her baby sister, 1928

Gloria Sheridan, with her baby sister, 1928

photo supplied by Michael Tuite

The death took place at her parents’ residence, at “Fairfield” Spicer’s Creek, on Tuesday evening, of Carmen Gloria, twin daughter of Mr and Mrs H. K. Sheridan, at the early age of 14 years and four months. The parents had secured the very best medical advice and treatment in Sydney, as well as in Wellington, but the case was beyond mortal aid. The little girl was brought back home where, for the past two months, she has been in great pain, which she bore with the greatest patience and fortitude, and died surrounded by her family and fortified by the blessings of the church, and conscious almost to the last. She was a clever little girl, and especially in music, and had passed various examinations. Her parents will have the sympathy of the whole district. The remains were encased in a beautiful oak casket, heavily silver mounted, and the funeral took place this morning, the body being laid to rest in the RC portion of the Spicer’s Creek cemetery. The funeral cortege was a very large and representative one, and a large number of beautiful wreaths were placed on the grave, showing the deep sympathy which was felt by all at the death of such a bright young girl. The services at the graveside were read by Father T. Brosnan, and the funeral arrangements were carried out by M. C. J. Shakespeare.

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'Sheridan, Carmen Gloria (1915–1929)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/sheridan-carmen-gloria-13388/text24035, accessed 28 June 2022.

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Gloria Sheridan, with her baby sister, 1928

Gloria Sheridan, with her baby sister, 1928

photo supplied by Michael Tuite