Mary Ellen CULPIN

Mary Ellen CULPIN

Female 1889 - 1949  (60 years)

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  • Name Mary Ellen CULPIN 
    Born 1889  Gordon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Mar 1949  Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Newspaper Report 14 Mar 1949  Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    BARRIER MINER: DEATH OF MRS M E DONOVAN
    A well-known Railway Town resident (Mrs Mary Ellen Donovan) died suddenly at the Hospital on Saturday afternoon. Mrs Donovan was preparing to leave on a plane trip to Melbourne on Saturday, when she became ill. Mrs Donovan, who was the wife of Mr J T Donovan, of 129 Ryan Street, was born at Gordon, near Ballarat, 90 years ago. There are four sons, Tom, George, Jack (Melbourne), and Jim, and one daughter (Mrs E. Nagel). MANY INTERESTS Mrs Donovan was well known in the Ladies' Indoor Bowling Association circles, she having been a foundation member of the association and present of the Buffs' Indoor Bowls Association. She was also connected with several other organisations and assisted in Hospital work. Requiem Mass was celebrated at St Mary's Church, Railway Town, at 7 am today and the funeral left her late residence at 4pm for the Roman Catholic portion of the cemetery. Norman Woodman conducted the funeral. 
    Buried 14 Mar 1949  Catholic Cemetery, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Newspaper Report 21 Mar 1949  Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    PORT PIRIE RECORDER: GUARD OF HONOR OF WOMEN PRECEDES HEARSE. Funeral of Esteemed Resident at Barrier. Attendance of representatives of many organisations at the funeral at Broken Hill of Mrs Mary Ellen Donovan (a sister of Mr J A Culpin, of Simpson street, Solomon-Town) was a tribute to the esteem in which she has been held. A guard of honor of 20 women from associated indoor bowling clubs formed at the home in Ryan street, and marched in front of the hearse as a cortege of more than 50 cards proceeded to the Catholic Cemetery, where Fr. M M Lancaster officiated. Pall-bearers were Messrs C Madern, C R Olds, G E Cole, A Mulqueen, J Glanville and S Ellis. Many floral tributes, including some wreaths from each of the three women's bowling clubs were place on the grave. (List of representatives closes the report.) 
    Newspaper Report 17 Jun 1949  Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    GOVERNMENT GAZETTE OF THE STATE OF NSW: Mary Ellen Donovan, late of Broken Hill, in the State of New South Wales, married woman, died on 12 March 1949; administration with the will annexed, was granted to the Public Trustee on 30th May, 1949. 
    Notes 
    • IN MEMORIAM

      DONOVAN.-In loving memory of my dear wife (Mary Ellen), who died suddenly on March 12, 1949. "Peace Perfect Peace."
      Inserted by her loving husband (John Thomas Donovan).

      DONOVAN. - In loving memory of our beloved mother, mother- in law and grandmother (Mary Ellen, who departed this life suddenly on March 12, 1949.

      To think we could not say good bye, Has always brought regrets, But the ones that loved her truly Will never forget.
      Inserted by her loving daughter (Rossie) son-in-law (Erne) and grand daughter (Margaret).

      DONOVAN.-In loving memory of our dear mother, mother-in-law and grandmother (Mary Ellen) who passed away, March 12, 1949. A beautiful smile, a loving face A broken link we can never replace Always remembered by her loving son (Jim), daughter-in-law (Gloria), and grandchildren (Raymond and Dennis). [2]
    Person ID I12687  Freeman-Culpin
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2018 

    Father George Francis CULPIN,   b. 1863, Italian Gully, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Catherine BOND,   b. Abt 1865,   d. 25 Nov 1954, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Family ID F3906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Thomas DONOVAN,   b. Abt 1885 
    Children 
     1. Thomas John DONOVAN,   b. 1906, Berringa, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Cath Rossie DONOVAN,   b. 1909, Berringa, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. George Basil DONOVAN,   b. Abt 1911, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F3917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Mar 1949 - Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Report - BARRIER MINER: DEATH OF MRS M E DONOVAN A well-known Railway Town resident (Mrs Mary Ellen Donovan) died suddenly at the Hospital on Saturday afternoon. Mrs Donovan was preparing to leave on a plane trip to Melbourne on Saturday, when she became ill. Mrs Donovan, who was the wife of Mr J T Donovan, of 129 Ryan Street, was born at Gordon, near Ballarat, 90 years ago. There are four sons, Tom, George, Jack (Melbourne), and Jim, and one daughter (Mrs E. Nagel). MANY INTERESTS Mrs Donovan was well known in the Ladies' Indoor Bowling Association circles, she having been a foundation member of the association and present of the Buffs' Indoor Bowls Association. She was also connected with several other organisations and assisted in Hospital work. Requiem Mass was celebrated at St Mary's Church, Railway Town, at 7 am today and the funeral left her late residence at 4pm for the Roman Catholic portion of the cemetery. Norman Woodman conducted the funeral. - 14 Mar 1949 - Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Report - PORT PIRIE RECORDER: GUARD OF HONOR OF WOMEN PRECEDES HEARSE. Funeral of Esteemed Resident at Barrier. Attendance of representatives of many organisations at the funeral at Broken Hill of Mrs Mary Ellen Donovan (a sister of Mr J A Culpin, of Simpson street, Solomon-Town) was a tribute to the esteem in which she has been held. A guard of honor of 20 women from associated indoor bowling clubs formed at the home in Ryan street, and marched in front of the hearse as a cortege of more than 50 cards proceeded to the Catholic Cemetery, where Fr. M M Lancaster officiated. Pall-bearers were Messrs C Madern, C R Olds, G E Cole, A Mulqueen, J Glanville and S Ellis. Many floral tributes, including some wreaths from each of the three women's bowling clubs were place on the grave. (List of representatives closes the report.) - 21 Mar 1949 - Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Report - GOVERNMENT GAZETTE OF THE STATE OF NSW: Mary Ellen Donovan, late of Broken Hill, in the State of New South Wales, married woman, died on 12 March 1949; administration with the will annexed, was granted to the Public Trustee on 30th May, 1949. - 17 Jun 1949 - Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S262] Australia, Birth Index 1788-1922, (www.ancestry.co.uk).

    2. [S282] Australia, Newspapers Online, (www.trove.nla.gov.au).