Death of Mrs. Johanna Platt
13 December 1949 The Tumut and Adelong Times
The death occurred on Sunday last at the Tumut and, District Hospital, .where she had been a patient for the past three weeks, of Mrs. Johanna Platt, widow of the late Mr. Thomas Platt. of Tumut at the age of 84 years.
She had been in failing health for some time.
The late Mrs. Platt was born at Gilmore and was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Hastings.
She married Mr. Thomas Platt, of Tumut, where they remained for all their married life. Mr. Platt pre- deceased her five years ago.
There were no children born to the union. For the past few years she had resided with her brothers, Messrs. Edward and Joseph Hastings, of Simpson-Street, Tumut, who survive.
Brothers and sisters who predeceased her were Michael, Hughie, John, James, Bridget, Maggie, Kate (Mrs. W. Riley, Howlong). She was of a quiet, retiring disposition and lived for her home.
The funeral took place on Sunday, interment being made in the Catholic portion of the Tumut, new cemetery. Rev. Fr. O'Brien officiated at the graveside and pall-bearers were Messrs. Ned and Joe Hastings (brothers), Tom Davy, Noel, Vince and Jack Platt (nephews).
The funeral arrangements were carried out by W. Beavan & Son.
Floral tributes were received from:- Clare, Joe and Ned; J. Patton and Doris; Peg and Reg Tozer and family; E. and A. Eustace; Maggie and Jim Emery; McCarthy family; Bill Austin, Marj. and family (Howlong); Kit and Gus Malone; McNamara family; Mr. and Mrs. J. Platt and family; Mr. and Mrs. D. Twomey and family; Rita and Tom; Mr. and Mrs. H. Clee; the Mulqueeny family; Maureen; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fuller and Zelda; Mona and Bill Ballard and Ernie McIntyre; Nell and Vince.