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 Arthur Sawyer

Warrant Number:5411
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Denomination:Anglican / Church Of England
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: 26 October 1944 (Thursday)
Date of Burial:28 October 1944 (Saturday)
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: SEC1
Plot #: 140
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In loving remembrance of ELIZABETH, the beloved wife of Arthur SAWYER, who died 31 December 1915 aged 55 years; also ARTHUR SAWYER, died 26 October 1944 aged 86 years; and their beloved daughter IVY IRENE DAVY, died 17 January 1957 aged 70 years.

and their beloved son HAROLD JOSEPH SAWYER, died 18 September 1968 aged 79 years. In loving memory of IRENE KATHLEEN PASLEY, born 9 May 1910, died 16 December 1985.

Picture of Taruheru cemetery, block SEC1, plot 140.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
DavyIvy IreneBurialAdult7017/01/195719/01/1957
SawyerHarold JosephBurialAdult7918/09/196820/09/1968
PasleyIrene KathleenBurialAdult75Unknown12/12/1985