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On Saturday last Mrs W. Kearney, of Akaroa, died in the Christoburch Hospital. Bhe had been ailing for some time, and was removed to the Akaroa Hospital. On "Saturday, January 15tb, she was taken up to the Christchurch Hospital, and tbat evening an operation was performed Unfortunately, the operation was not successful, and she gradually declined in health, dying on Saturday. Mrs Kearney was bsrn in Oxford, England, in 1858. She came out in the Cardigan Castle, landing at Lyttelton on November 15th, 1878. She lived for Borne years with her sister, Mrs Joseph Wilkin. Later she was in the employ of Mr Jas. Wood, who had the store later known as Garwood's store. She married Mr William Kearney, who predeceased her over two years ago. She leaves three sons, Messrs Max well, William and George Kearney, and several grand children. Tbe funeral takes place in Akaroa to day. She was of a kindly, pleasant disposi tion, and much regret is felt at ber death.

Some of her shipmates were Mr C. Fredericksen, late of Le Bona Bay. and now living in Akaroa, and Mr and Mrs Pettereon, of Le Bon's Bay. A son of Mr Petterson's was born at sea and named Cardigan from the ship.

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OBITUARY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3516, 25 January 1916

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OBITUARY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3516, 25 January 1916

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