James Richard Merrick
MR. J. R. MERRICK, HOWE'S VALLEY.
Mr. James Richard Merrick, aged 58, of Howe's Valley, died in the Dangar Cottage Hospital on 6th inst. He had been ill for three weeks, and was brought into town on
Thursday. The primary cause of death was bronchitis. Deceased was a native of Howe's Valley, where he lived all his life, following farming and grazing pursuits. He is survived by Mrs. Merrick, three sons and six daughters. |
Source: The Maitland Weekly Mercury 14 Sep 1929
Joseph Abrew Merrick
Obituary - MR. J. A. MERRICK
Mr. Joseph Abrew Merrick a son of the original pioneer settlers in the Howe's Valley district passed away unexpectedly at the Royal Newcastle Hospital on Saturday
morning. He was 76 years of age and a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Merrick who,as the first settlers at Howe's Valley, were responsible for the opening up of the area. Well known and respected throughout the Singleton district, Mr. Merrick ran a grazing property living most of his life in Howe's Valley, although residing in Singleton for some years. He leaves a widow, Mrs. Victoria May Merrick and two sons and two daughters. They are Albert, Clifford, Rita (Mrs. Arthur Halton) and Miss Lorn Merrick, all of Howe's Valley. There are three grandchildren. He is also survived by three brothers, Leo, Albert and Roland of Howe's Valley, and three sisters, Jane (Mrs.
J. Taylor) of Rylestone, Eva (Mrs. P. Murphy , ) and Ada (Mrs. J. Medhurst) of Singleton. After a service at All Saints' Church this morning conducted by the Rev. Winder, the funeral left for the Whittingham Cemetery where the last rites were performed. Messrs. Partridge Bros, made the funeral arrangements.
Source: Singleton Argus 1 Mar 1954
253. John Roland Cafe
CAFE.—In loving remembrance of my dear Husband and my dear Father, John Roland Cafe, who passed away at the Dangar Cottage Hospital on May 16th, 1918. Anchored by love, death cannot sever, We miss you, dear, and will for ever. Inserted by his loving Wife and Son —Mary and Geoffrey.
Source: Singleton Argus 15 May 1920