George Edwin TONG (1884 – 1962)

Name

George Edwin Tong

Gender

Male

Birthdate

1884

Marriage(s)

1907

Date of death

1962

Partner records

Edith TONG (1888 - 1975)

Children

  • Valda Marie Colwill
  • Mervyn Horace Tong

Biography

Undertaker at ST Tong & Sons; headstone business next door to ST Tong, Karamu Road, Hastings

From Valda Colwill –

Frank Gadd did the lettering on tombstones.
Fred Ellis worked for George as a monumentalist; Fred was also a fireman.
George did clerical work for his own business and ST Tong.
Lived in family home on the corner of Southampton and Hastings Streets, Hastings; on the fence was a sign “401E Southampton St”, made by George
 

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