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OBITUARY.

MR F. A. HARRINGTON'S FUNERAL. v ; Tub funeral of the late Mr Frederick, A'lonzo Carrington , took place on- Wednesday afternoon, when a large number of town and country residents attended to pay a last mark of respect to one who hadrbeen identified with the first pioneer: days in Taranaki, and waa justly, called "The Father .of the Settlement.", The' interment took place at the family, burial grounds, at Te Henui Cemetery, beside his late ,, wife, who predeceased him* in 1888. The Rer F. G. Eyans, Vicar of St. Mary's, who officiated, also gave an address at the grave. • The rev. gentle man. referring to the occasion, dwelt upon the decewed's long connection with* the district, and the many public services he had rendered thereto. - Jjlr Evans also rev f erred to the fact that deceased was one of. the links with the past, many of such' links with early settlement having passed' away' since he had .come, to officiate in this district. The casket of polished rimu with silver mountings was covered ■ with wreaths sent by relatives and sympathising friends. j The* surviving children of the late Mr I F,. A. Carrington are: — Mrs Von, Rotter (Thames), Mrs ; Downes (Wariganui). Mrs O. Deacon and Miss Carrington (New Plymouth!, and Mr Fred. Carrington (Gisborne!).

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OBITUARY., Taranaki Herald, Volume XLIX, Issue 11717, 18 July 1901

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OBITUARY. Taranaki Herald, Volume XLIX, Issue 11717, 18 July 1901

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