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Kate Watchorn was the wife of John Samuel Watchorn, draper of Palmerston North. She died on the 23rd of April 1915 and was buried in Plot 33, Block 17 at Terrace End Cemetery. Her obituary in the Manawatu Times for 4 April 1915 read, "OBITUARY. MRS. J. S. WATCHORN. The many friends of Mrs J. S. Watchorn will sincerely regret to hear of her death which occurred yesterday, after a long illness, during which she underwent three operations, the last on Tuesday of this week. All the best medical skill was unavailing to ensure recovery. The deepest sympathy will be extended to the bereaved husband and family. The deceased lady was highly esteemed by a large circle of friends in this district where she had been resident for thirty years. She was a daughter of Mrs Duncan Sinclair, and leaves two sons, Geoffrey and Nevill, and one daughter, Connie. The funeral will leave the residence, 37 Church Street East, at 3 o'clock to-morrow afternoon."

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2011N_P139_006031
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Kate Watchorn's Grave
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Public Photograph Collection P 139
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
1915

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Palmerston North City Library

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