Funeral - Mr. H. W. Elphick

17 February 1947 Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga)

The funeral of the late Mr. William Henry Elphick, of Gossett street, Wagga, whose death occurred at the Wagga Base Hospital on Friday evening at the age of 88 years, took place in Wagga yesterday afternoon.

The cortege, consisting of relatives and friends from Wagga and Tumut, moved from J. C. McDonald's funeral parlour at 4 p.m. for the Church of England portion of the Wagga cemetery, where the Ven. Archdeacon West officiated at the graveside.

The casket was carried, by Messrs. Albert Snowden, Frederick Sutton, Michael. Kearns (sons-in-law) and Leslie Snowden (nephew), while the floral tray, laden with wreaths, was carried by Messrs. Jack Gibbons, Albert Dunn (nephew), Gerald Snowden and Alan Leach (grandsons).

The chief mourners, at the graveside, in addition to those mentioned, were Mr. George, Elphick {son), Mrs. F. Sutton, Mrs. A. Snowden, Mrs. M. Kearn. Mrs. G. Brumby (daughters), Mrs. H. Crampton, Mrs. F. Dowell (sisters), Mrs. Singh (sister-in-law), Mrs. G. Elphick (daughter in-law), Eric Leach, Neville Elphick, Mrs. L. Snowden, Mrs. G. Snowden, Mrs. D. Learmonth, Mrs. J. Gibbons, Mrs. Joseph Gibbons, Mrs. A. Mount, Miss. L. Dunn, Mr. H. Dunn, W. Learmonth and Leslie Snowden,(nephews and nieces).

Mrs. O. Jansen (daughter) was unable to be present.

The funeral arrangements were conducted by Mr. J, C. Mc- Donald, of Wagga.