Saturday, June 15, 2013

Grace Elvira Caunter, Death September 1936, Penang

Death Of Member Of Famous Penang Family 
(From Our Own Correspondent.) 
Penang, Saturday. 

THE death took place on Friday night of Miss Grace Elvira Caunter, a member of the famous Penang family who owned Suffolk House, Penang, at the age of 81 after a short illness. Until recently she had kept her health in a remarkable manner.

She was one of four sisters, two of whom predeceased her in Penang. The other, Mrs. Paddan, is living in England.

The funeral took place this evening at the Western Road cemetery, the Rev. Collin King taking the services.

Source: The Straits Times, 27 September 1936, Page 1

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