The funeral of the late Mr. Thomas Slevin, who died at North Geelong on Sunday last, took place on Monday afternoon. It moved from the residence of his brother (Mr. J. Slevin), of Latrobe-street, Geelong West, and the esteem in which the deceased was held was testified by the large number who attended to pay the last tribute of respect. The cortege comprised the glass hearse, two mourning coaches, and a long line of private and public conveyances. Several floral tributes were placed on the coffin. The coffin-bearers were Messrs. C. Crammond. W. Peterson, H. Dorling and H. Roberts (work-mates of the deceased at the gas works, North Geelong, where the deceased had been employed for 30 years). The pall-bearers were Messrs. R. Lord, J. Barrett, G. Dorling, J. Conway, J. Balfour. J. lves, P. Cuddihy, Joe Sanders and A. Everett. The Rev. Father O'Grady officiated in the mortuary chapel and at the graveside. The funeral was conducted bv Mr. William Wellington.
Geelong (Victoria, Australia) Advertiser, September 20, 1913.