They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.


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Details for John Daniel Higgins

Warrant Number:14161
Forenames:John Daniel
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Denomination:Roman Catholic Church
Date of Birth: 12 September 1909 (Sunday)
Date of Death: 20 October 1975 (Monday)
Date of Burial:22 October 1975 (Wednesday)
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: 8
Plot #: 83
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In loving memory of our dearly loved son, BRIAN PETER HIGGINS, died 2nd Feb 1953 aged 21 years; and his beloved father, JOHN DANIEL (Jack), died 20th Oct 1975 aged 66 years.

also PHYLLIS, beloved wife of Jack, loved mother of Brian, died 21st Aug 1980 aged 66 years.

Picture of Taruheru cemetery, block 8, plot 83.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
HigginsBaby Of JohnBurialInfant0Unknown30/06/1938
WilsonEdward WmBurialAdult84Unknown19/06/1952
HigginsBrian PeterBurialAdult2102/02/195304/02/1953