Birth April 24, 1880
MarriageMyra HurleyView this family
1919 (aged 38 years)
Birth of a sonWilliam Peter Lazzarini
August 16, 1920 (aged 40 years)
Death November 26, 1952 (aged 72 years) Age: 71
Burial November 28, 1952 (2 days after death)
Newspaper Article
November 29, 1952 (3 days after death)



Many Attend Funeral Of Mr. Lazzarini

More than 1,000 people attended a Solemn Requiem Mass for Mr. C. C. Lazzarini, M.L.A., in St. Brigid's Church, Marrickville, yesterday morning. They included the Premier. Mr. J. J. Cahill, most members of the State Cabinet, and members of.the Federal Parliament.

Mr. Lazzarini died on Wednesday at the age of 72. Chief mourners were his widow, Mrs. Myra Lazzarini, and son, Mr. W. Lazzarini. The Governor-General, Sir William McKell was represented by Wing Commander K.E. Campbell; the Governor, Sir John Northcott, by Mr. L..À. Robb; the Prime Minister, Mr. Menzies, by Mr. Bruce Graham, M.P.; and the Leader of the Federal Opposition, Dr. H. V. Evatt, by Mr. F. M. Daly, M.P.

Mounted police led the funeral procession, estimated to be a mile long, as it left St. Brigid's Church.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 29 November 1952 p 5 Article



Mr. Carlo Camillo Lazzarini, M.L.A.. died in Lewisham Private Hospital last night after a long illness. Mr. Lazzarini, 72, was the "father" of the State Parliament. The Premier (Mr. Cahill) said he would arrange a State funeral.

Mr. Lazzarini had been Labor member for Marrickville in the State Parliament since 1917.

Mr. Lazzarini was born at Young in April, 1880. He was a tailor and or ganising secretary of the Federated Clothing Trades Union before he entered Parliament.

Ministerial posts

He was Minister for Industrial Enterprises in 1921 and 1922, Chief Secretary from 1925 to 1927, and Assistant Minister from 1941 to 1944. He has left a widow and a son. Mr. Cahill expressed Parliament's sympathy to Mr. Lazarini's relatives.

Mr. Cahill said: "Mr. Lazzarini gave great service to the community. "He was father of the House. "Members on both sides liked him. "The country will be the poorer for his death. "He had been a Minister of the Crown, and had a long record of service in Parliament and in the Labor movement.

Helped unemployed

"In the depression and in the 1917 strike, when many people were out of work, I saw him contribute the best part of his wages for their upkeep." The Minister for Transport (Mr. Sheahan), who came out of hospital on Tuesday, said: "Mr. Lazzarini was a lovable character, a man of ripe judgment and experience.

"His opinions could always be depended upon as being full of common-sense and wisdom." Mr. Lazzarini's brother— Mr. H. P. Lazzarini, M.H.R. for Werriwa— died on October 1, aged 68.

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1931 - 1954) Thursday 27 November 1952 p 3 Article