Vincent Harold DENTICE (1888-1939) Wellington
Vincent Harold DENTICE was born in Wellington in 1888
- 1 of 8 known children of Vincent & Mary Dentice
Vincent died in Wellington 16 July 1939
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OBITUARY of Vincent Harold Dentice
... The death occurred yesterday of Mr Vincent Harold Dentice, of the firm of Messrs Whiteacre, Dentice and Co., land agents, at his residence, 5 Dufferin Street, at the age of 51 years.The late Mr Dentice was born in Wellington and educated at the Newtown School.
He was a member of the Wellington Trotting Club and of the Miramar Golf Trotting Club and of the Miramar Golf Club. He was also a member of St Andrew's Masonic Lodge.
The late Mr Dentice is connected with a very old Wellington family, the same as that after which Dixon Street is named, and his maternal grandmother was one of the first white twins born in New Zealand, The twins married brothers. The Dixon family in the early days, produced the "Independent" newspaper.
Mr G. H. Dixon of Wellington was the mamager of the 1905 All Black team
Mr Dentice is survived by four brothers, all of Wellington
* 1893 - 1945 Reginald Eugene Dentice
* 1896 - 1975 Cyril Leslie Vernon Dentice
* 1900 - William Alfred Gordon Dentice
* 1906 - 1957 Reynolds Wilfred Dentice
and two sisters, Mesdames
* 1890 - 1940 Violet Martha Dentice
- married Claude Featherston ROWE in 1916
* 1886 - 1959 Ida May Dentice
- married William REYNOLDS in 1905
Mr Dentice leaves a widow and five children, Messrs:
1916 - 1996 Vincent Maurice Dentice
1918 - 1992 Malcolm Dentice
1921 - 1974 Trevor Dentice
and two younger ones
? -? Barry Dentice
1930 - 2008 Elva Dorothy Mary Dentice
The funeral will leave Messrs R. H. Wilson and Sons Chapel at 1.50 p.m. tomorrow
Vincent is buried PLOT 79H, Section CH ENG2 at Karori cemetery Wellington