Obituary - Mr. John Michael Sephton

4 October 1949 The Tumut and Adelong Times

The death occurred at the Tumut   and District Hospital on Tuesday last of Mr. John Michael Sephton, of Brungle, at the age of 68 years.

The late Mr. Sephton had been a patient in the institution for the past three months. 

Deceased was a native of Euroa in Victoria and was a son of the late Mr and Mrs. R. Sephton of that town.

He came to the Tumut district over 40 years ago and was employed on various properties both at Gilmore and Brungle.

He finally settled in the latter village, where he married Miss Mary Jane Wade, who is left to mourn the loss of a loving and devoted husband.

There are also two sons, Noel and Herbert, and one grandson surviving, as well as three brothers residing in Melbourne.     

Deceased was of a quiet, retiring disposition, but was popular with his fellow men.

The funeral took place on Wednesday last, leaving from All Saints' Church for the C. of E. portion of  the Tumut New Cemetery.

Rev. Broadfoot officiated at the graveside, whilst Messrs. W. W. Beavan & Son had charge of the funeral arrangements.

Pall-bearers were Messrs. Noel and Herb. Sephton (sons), D. McGruer, J. Wade, E. Fenton and H. Harris. 

Floral tributes were received from Mum, Noel and Herb; Herb and Nellie; Fred and Jess; Harold and Bert Bridge and Wallace McKenzie; Delson and Bessie French; Frank and Zillah; Mr. and Mrs. F. Murphy and family; Mrs. Vallance; Mrs. Mc Gruer, Fraser and Geoff; the Parkerboys; Frank and Melinda Morris and family; Ethel, Bert and family; Molly Tom and the boys; Mrs. Harris, Perc. and Bung; Mr. and Mrs. John Parker and family; Allan and Maureen; E. R. and John McGruer; Belle, Ernie and family; A. and E. Fentori and family; Donald, Pat, and M. McGruer; Noel, Jean and little Allan; Mrs. Owen and Marj., Bill, Rene and girls; Mr. and Mrs. Parker and family; Eric and Isabel and family; Isobel and Reg King and family; Elton and Mrs. French; Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Kelly and family; Mrs. Buckley and Norman; Artie and Mrs. French; Neil, Doris and family; Peter Quinn and family; George, Joan, Colin and Marie.