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Obituary.     Mrs MARGARET WRIGHT.   The death of Mrs Margaret Wright   removes from our midst one of Vic-   toria's oldest natives, her birthplace   having been Melbourne in 1844. She was a daughter of the late Patrick G Anderson, County Farmanagh, North Ireland (whose demise took place 44   years ago), and relict of the late John Wright, of Yambuk, who predeceased   her by 9 years. As a child of 3, Mrs   Wright came to the Western district,   her earliest home being at Rosebrook.   On her marriage with Mr John N Wright, who was engaged in farming   pursuits, she took up her residence at   Yambuk, and continued to dwell there   till 4 years ago, when she came to Port Fairy, where she made her home till the time of her death, which took   place on Monday night; November   20, at 8 o'clock. The late Mrs Wright   was one of the oldest and most hon-   ored residents of the Yambuk district,   where her fine character was best   known and most appreciated. Upright in all her dealings and undertakings,   she had that true charity which makes due allowance for weakness in others, and many a wayfarer has found his track more easy to travel by reason of assistance received from that large hearted woman. Mrs Wright gave an open-handed and generous support to all deserving appeals, her liberality to wards the Catholic Church and schools being proverbial. She was a devout church-woman-and a regular attendant at St. Patrick's R.C. Church till about 3 weeks ago; when the symptoms of her complaint became too acute to permit of her leaving her home. Spi ritual conlsolation, however, was regu larly administered to the sufferer by Rev. Fathers O'Regan and Rohan, the sisters of the Good Samaritan also being unremittinig in their min istrations. The late Mrs Wright was a most interesting personality, and could recount many stirring tales of early Victorian days. She leaves a family of 3 sons, John, (Yambuk), George (parish priest of Waihi, N.Z.), and William (Yambuk), and 1 daugh ter who lived with her mother. There are also 5 grandchildren, one having been killed in an accident a few years   back. Deep sympathy is felt for the family in their heavy bereavement. The funeral which was very largely   attended took place yesterday after   noon, the place of interment being the Port Fairy cemetery. The Rev.   Fathers Wright and Rohan officiated   at the grave and the mortuary arrange   ments were carried out by Messrs   Guyett and Sons. -0

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