The Sydney Post-Record, Saturday, 04 May 1939, NSARM 1438. The death
occurred at an early hour this morning at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. A. D. MacKinnon, 38 Margaret street, this city of Mrs. Flora
Cusack in the eighty-ninth year of her age. The late Mrs. Cusack who
was predeceased by her husband by one year was the widow of the late
Hugh Cusack, who was on of Sydney's oldest and most respected
citizens. The late Mrs. Cusack was born on Cow Bay Road, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Allan MacDonald. She was the last of a family of seven.
After her marriages she resided on Cow Bay Road for a short time and
then with her husband removed to Prince street, Sydney, where he
carried on a successful business until he retired a few years ago. One
of Sydney's oldest and most respected citizens, Mrs Cusack was beloved
by a large circle of friends. An unusually mild and loving disposition
whose charity knew no bounds she will be long remembered and mourned
by friends and relatives. To mourn the loss of a devoted and loving
mother, their remains one daughter, Mrs. A. D. MacKinnon and two sons,
William of Dom. Steel Co. office staff, and John, well known
electrician of this city. A daughter Mary predeceased her thirty three
years ago. Fortified by the last rites of the church of which she was
long a member, she passed away in the presence of her family. The
funeral takes place on Monday morning with funeral mass at St.
Theresa's church. Interment at Holy Cross cemetery..