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Deaconess Myra Gebhardt (NSW)

January 24th, 2019 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Myra went to college in 1951-1961, and served in the Menindee Nursing Service from 1961-1963, and Forestville Mission, Beacon Hill from 1963-1965 (with Rev Bush). She undertook voluntary work in Coonamble, Lismore, Queanbeyan, and also Cootamundra in 1982. She spent three years at Campbelltown Uniting Church pre-school for abused children. She worked a further 11 years with wheelchair people. She permanently retired in 2002.

“If I help somebody, as I go my way, then my living is not in vain.”

Myra died on 10th January 2019, and her funeral was held on 21st January. She is survived by her husband Laurence and their family. 


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