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Thomas Christie and Fanny Eliza BABE | by SandyEm
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Thomas Christie and Fanny Eliza BABE

In loving memory of

Thomas C BABE

Died 2 February 1938

Aged 83

At home with the lord

Also his beloved wife

Fanny Eliza

Died 6th July 1941

Aged 80 years



BABE Fanny Eliza.—On Sunday. July 6. 1941. at her late residence. Glen Avenue (off Warwick Avenue). Papatoetoe. wife of late Thomas Christie. mother of Mrs. Ralph Ferguson. Gladys and Albert; aged 80 years. Entered into eternal rest. Meeting at Carruth Road Hall, Papatoetoe. to-morrow (Tuesday) at 2 p.m., leaving at 2.30 p.m. for Mangere Public Cemetery[1]



New Zealand Herald, Volume LXXVIII, Issue 24011, 8 July 1941, Page 10


The death occurred on Sunday at her residence. Glen Avenue, Papatoetoe, of Mrs. Fanny Eliza Babe, aged 80. Mrs. Babe was born at Wainui, Canterbury, and was a daughter of the late Mr. Samuel King, an early settler of that district. In 1880 she married Mr. Thomas Christie Babe, a pioneer farmer at Waikiekie. North Auckland, and lived there until about 20 years ago, when they moved to Mangere, where they lived in retirement. Mr. Babe died about three years ago, and shortly after his death Mrs. Babe moved to Papatoetoe. She is survived by one son and two daughters. []


Their son Harold Wakefield BABE was killed in action






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