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 Thomas Heffernan

Warrant Number:52
Forenames:John Thomas
Age Group:Adult
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial:05 February 1916 (Saturday)
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: SEC1
Plot #: 209
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In loving memory of JOHN THOMAS HEFFERNAN, died 3 February 1916 aged 64 years; also SARAH ANN, beloved wife of the above, died 5 August 1921 aged 64 years. In memory of CAROLINE, beloved wife of Benjamin DUNNING, died 10 April 1941 aged 86. Mother.

Picture of Taruheru cemetery, block SEC1, plot 209.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
HeffernanSarah AnnBurialAdult64Unknown07/08/1921