Obituary - Mrs. Emma Jane Dickinson

7 November 1950 The Tumut and Adelong Times

The death occurred at St. Marys on Thursday last of Mrs. Emma Jane Dickinson, wife of Mr. James Dickinson, of Tumut and formerly of Adelong and Wondalga, at the age of 87 years. 

Deceased was born at Adelong, being a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Roe, and after her marriage to Mr. James Dickinson resided at Wondalga for many years, where they carried on farming pursuits.

For the past three months deceased had been staying with her son William at St. Mary's. Senile decay was the cause of death. 

Besides the aged husband, the surviving family comprises William (St. Marys), Frederick (New Zealand),Harriet (Mrs. Sturgess, Tumut), Stanley (Tumut) and Roy (Sale, Vic.).

Those deceased are Hilda (Mrs. W. Broome), Jack and Cecil. Brothers and sisters who also survive are Messrs. Chas. Roe (Ade long), Frederick Roe (Goulburn), Allie, Louisa, James and Nancy.

Two sisters, Mrs. H. Whatman and Mrs. H. Boston predeceased her. 

The funeral took place in Adelong on Friday last, interment being made in the Church of England portion of the Adelong Cemetery. Rev. G. K. Armstrong officiated at the graveside and funeral arrangements were in the hands of Boston Bros. 

Floral tributes were received from:- Stan, Kate and family; Hazel and Frank and family; Jack, Daisy and family; L. Callaway; Boston family and Hilda; Secilia and Paddy; Dad, Allie and family; Bill and Lottie; May, Nigel and family; Mrs. M. Kell; the Back family; Joyce; the Richards children; Maude and family; Mr. and Mrs. Harris; Mrs. Perfect; Mrs. Curtis and family; Mr. and Mrs. Whatman and family.