Obituary - Mr. Frederick S. Carr
22 May 1945 The Tumut and Adelong Times
As briefly announced in our last issue, the death took place at his residence in Herbert-st.. Tumut, on Wednesday last of Mr. Frederick Smith Carr after a lengthy illness.
Deceased, who was born at Tumut 71 years ago, was the sixth son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Carr. On completion of his schooling he was apprenticed to the late Mr. Robert Joyce in the building trade and in that capacity worked on most of the principal buildings in Tumut and Cootamundra and also in towns in the Irrigation Area.
In his early days the late Mr. Carr was a keen footballer and featured in many matches as a member of the Tumut team.
He was a single man and on his retirement about fifteen years ago he took up residence with his sisters, Misses Sarah and Emma Carr, of Tumut.
He had been in failing health for some time and his death was not unexpected.
Brothers and sisters surviving are Messrs. Charles and Eli Carr (Tumut), William Carr (Gundagai), Tom Carr (Bankstown) and Misses Sara and Emma Carr (Tumut). Six brothers and two sisters predeceased him, viz.: Robert, George, James, Walter, Frank, Roland (killed at Gallipoli, 1914-18 war), Bessie (Mrs. Douglas) and Mary (Mrs. O'Mally).
Prior to the funeral, which took place on Thursday afternoon last, a service was conducted at the residence by Rev. S. Broadfoot, who also officiated at the graveside.
Interment took place in the C. of E. portion of the Tumut New Cemetery.
The pall-bearers were Messrs. Thomas Carr (brother), Monte and Jack Carr (nephews), Walter McGillivray (cousin) and Rowley McAlister and Alf. Johnson.
Floral tributes were from:- Sisters, Brothers; Una, Monte and Eric; Eileen and Walter; Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Wilson and family; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Dunn; Rowley and Margaret and family; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Emery and Mona; 'Strathallan,' Gundagai; Mrs. B. Burg; Margaret and Pat; Mr. and Mrs. C. McFarlane; Janet and Graham;
Stella, Roma, Douglas; Ron and Geoffry; Olive, and Joe Elphick; Lynette; Thelma, Tom, Jan and Robert Young; Edie, Joan; Mrs. G. Jones and family; Mrs. Grexhke and Edna; Mr. and Mrs. W. Eccleston; Jack, Rene and the boys; Evelyn and Stella; Ruby and Jack, Annie and Phoebe; Loy family; Jack and Elsa; Mr. and Mrs. Col Mc- Donnell; Fred. and Mrs. Johnson and the boys; Tom and Elsie Edwards and family; Charlie, Janey and family; Mr. and Mrs. T. Malone and family; Margaret, Aubrey, and Sheila; Mr. and Mrs. P. McAlister, Bede, Betty and Bernie.