Lorna Jennie McNAMEE

Special Achievements:

First female "to qualify under the British Institute of Embalmers in Australia".

Additional Information:

Prior to the funeral business, she had been a nurse in Adelaide and Darwin.
"Her sister is the only lady doctor to hold the appointment of Quarantine Officer for the Department of Health," Northern Territory.


  • References

    (date unknown).  Australia’s First Lady Embalmer.  Australian Funeral Director, page unknown.

    Quotes in the Special Achievements and Additional Information fields are from this article.

  • Image - Lorna Pascoe McNamee

    Australian Funeral Director

    Photo used with permission of Lorna Pascoe McNamee.