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MR J. C. FIRTH'S FUNERAL

This afternoon the remains of the late Mr J. C. Firth were interred in the pretty cemetery at St. Stephen's, Parnell. At three o'clock the Rev. George Burgess conducted a private family service at the late residence of deceased. The service at the grave was conducted by the Yen.. Archdeacon Dudley. The chief mourners were Messrs William Firth, Edward -Firth', and Percy Firth (sons), Nigel Markham and R. Gutteridge (sons-in-law), and Messrs Lewis Williams (of Waihou) and son, Mr Herbert -Williams, and Mr-Fred Williams. The Premier has forwarded a telegram of sympathy to Mrs Firth and family. The deceased was interred at St. Stephen's in accordance with his own wish.The Auckland Sunday-school TJnion.s^^ floral tribute, and was represented at the funeral by its Secretary, Mr H. C. Haselden. The Right Hon. R. J, Seddon f<jiwftr4fd on behalf, of the Ministry a handsbtne wreath. > - ■ '

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MR J. C. FIRTH'S FUNERAL, Auckland Star, Volume XXVIII, Issue 289, 13 December 1897

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MR J. C. FIRTH'S FUNERAL Auckland Star, Volume XXVIII, Issue 289, 13 December 1897

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