Death of Mrs. Frances M. Eggleton
4 July 1950 The Tumut and Adelong Times
The death occurred at the Tumut and District Hospital on Friday last of Mrs. Frances Mary Eggleton of Howick Street, Tumut at the age of 75 years.
The late Mrs. Eggleton was born at Tumbarumba, being a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. T.Freeman.
On reaching woman's estate she married Mr. Albert Thos. Eggleton at Gundagai, but resided at Tumut all her married life.
Mr. Eggleton passed away nine months ago.
The surviving family comprises five sons and eight daughters, viz.: Thomas ( Sydney), Albert (South Australia), John (Goulburn); Mervyn (Tumut) and Douglas (Gunning), Isabel Mirs. E. Wade, Brungle), Florerice (Mrs. J. Niddrie, Canelego), Alma (Mrs. H. Smnith, Tumut), Stella (Mrs. L. Bassett, Tumut), Emily (Mrs. F. Robson, Sydney), Doris (Mrs. G. Burn, Mundongo), Edna, (Mrs. R. Maroney, Young), Clare, (Mrs. A. McGrath, Batlow).
The funeral took place on Saturday afternoon last, leaving from the Catholic Church at 3 p.m. for the Tumut new cemetery.
Rey. Father O'Brien officiated at the graveside and the funeral arrangements were in the hands of W. Beavan & Son.
Pall-bearers were Messrs. Thomas and Mervyn Eggleton (sons), Harold Smith, Arthur McGrath and George Burn (son-in-law) and Oscar Lauder (nephew).
Floral tributes, were received from Her Loving Family; Ted, Jean, Mar- ion and Ruth; Ladies' Church Aid;Josie, Jack and family; Merv., Dorothy and Sandra; Mr. and Mrs. Boydie Wren and family; Mrs. Buckley, George and Joan; Nellie, Monte and family; Vera and Dick; Allan, Kath, Ronald and Joyce Sutton; E. and A, Eustace; Doug.; Mr. and' Mrs. Wyburn; Tumut Tennis Club; Gus, Neville and Maureen; Peg, Steve and Peter; Mrs. Cooke and Lois; Clare and Arthur, Greg, Pauline and Marlene; Colin, Marie, Alan and Garry; Mr: and Mrs: P. Andrews; Mr. and Mrs. Stan Piper; 2WG Club; Mr. and Mrs. D. Phillips; Belle and Ernie; Billy; E. and P. Kelly; Mrs: C. M. McDonnell; May and Jack; Doris, George and family; Alma, Harold and family; Mr:' and Mrs. J. McAlister and family; All At Westwood; Mr. and Mrs. Schafer; Stella, Lloyd and Bob; Ted, Rene and family; Jean, Noel, Pat and Don; Fred and Sylvia Piper and Jean; Edna and Rob, Anne and Billy; Rutly Ross and family; M. J. Clyde, Gwen and Alex.