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Leopold (Leo) Tuite (1877–1952)

Leopold Tuite, 1949

Leopold Tuite, 1949

photo supplied by Michael Tuite

The death occurred at his home in Wentworthville last Thursday of Mr Leo Tuite, who until a year ago resided at "Oakland", Neurea. Deceased, who was born at Neurea, was 74 years of age. He had been in indifferent health for 18 months, but his passing was sudden and unexpected. The late Mr. Tuite, who visited Wellington three weeks ago, is survived by his widow and five sons – Jim ("Oakland", Neurea), John (Sydney), Brian (Broken Hill), Tom (Kiandra), Bernard (South Australia). Also four sisters, Mesdames T. Sloane and R. Meehan (Wellington), sisters of the deceased, and Mr. And Mrs. J. W. Reynolds (Mumbil) attended the private funeral on Friday afternoon. The remains were interred in the Catholic portion of the Woronora cemetery.

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'Tuite, Leopold (Leo) (1877–1952)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 May 2024.

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Leopold Tuite, 1949

Leopold Tuite, 1949

photo supplied by Michael Tuite

Life Summary [details]


18 January, 1877
Neurea, New South Wales, Australia


23 October, 1952 (aged 75)
Wentworthville, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

Religious Influence

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