Source: Archives of Ontario - N258 Reel #39
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Dec. 22,p.2: Elizabeth Anderson - The death of Miss Elizabeth A. Anderson took place in Lord Dufferin Hospital on Friday last after a rather lengthy illness. Deceased who was 45 years of age was held in high esteem by a wide circle of friends and acquaintances, and the news of her unexpected demise created widespread sorrow. Miss Anderson, who was daughter of Mr. Jos. Anderson, Second Ave., was born and spent her girlhood in the neighborhood of Relessey, where she was organist and an untireing worker in the Methodist Church for a number of years. In 1906 she moved to Orangeville with her parents and has been a resident of this town since that time. She is survived by her father, two sisters, Mrs. W.D. Bell, of Beeton, and Miss Mary Anderson at home, and three brothers, Robert and Samuel Anderson, of Toronto, and Benjamin Anderson, of Relessey. These have the heartfelt sympathy of the community in their bereavement. The funeral was held from the residence of her father to the Forest Lawn Cemetery on Sunday afternoon. The service at the house was conducted by Rev. H.L. Partridge, the family pastor, assisted by Rev. T.H. Stewart, rector of St. Mark's Church. The pallbearers were Messrs. Robert and Samuel Anderson, brothers, Hilliard Anderson, W.D. Bell, Fletcher Stewart and Wm. J. Stinson.
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Jan.30,p.3:John B. Armstrong - The
news of the death on Monday morning of Mr. John B. Armstrong, formerly a prominent
farmer in the townships of Caledon and Amaraanth, came as a great shock to his
many friends, oldtime neighbors and other acquaintances in Orangeville and surrounding
district. The sad event took place at the home of his father-in-law, Mr. John
Little, of Mono Road, Mr. and Mrs. Armstront went West last spring to spend
the summer with their sons, who are farming in Saskatchewan, and returned to
Ontario only a short time before Christmas. Mr. Armstrong had been quite poorly
for the last two months from the after effects of a severe attack of the flu.
He was able to be up and to go about until a week before his death, w hen he
became bedfast. Deceased, who was in his 62nd year, was born in Caledon township
about three miles from Orangeville and was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael
Armstrong, early residens of the township. He spent his boyhood on the homestead
and farmed in Caledon for some years subsequent to his marrriage. He subsequently
moved to Amaranth, where he owned and worked a 200 acre property near Farmington
until about two years ago, when he and Mrs. Armstrong retired from the cares
and burdens of active farm life. Deceased was a successful farmer and stock
breder and had achieved considerable prominence as a breeder of heavy horses.
he was a kind-hearted, sociable man, an excellent neighbor and a citizen who
took a keen interest ina ll questions affelting the welfare of his own community
or the country at large. He was a member of the Anglican church, a staunch Conservative
and a member for many years of Mono Britons L.O.L. No. 259. Mr. Armstrong was
heartily interested in all projects to better conditions on the farm. He served
as a school trustee for many years and was a Director and a Past President of
the Dufferin Agricultural Society. The welfare of this Society was always very
close to Mr. Armstrong's heart and his advice and counsel wre freely sought
by its officers on many occasions. Deceased is survived by a widow and five
sons to whom the sympathy of all friends is exteded in their time of loss. The
sons are Ernest, of Edmonton, Cecil, Lee and David, of Prelate, Sask. and Elmer,
of Sceptre, Sask. Edward Armstrong, of Vancouver, James and Vernet Armstrong,
of Orangeville, William E. Armstrong, of Hamilton, Mrs. Geo. Holmes and Mrs.
Richard Young, Orangeville, Mrs. Harry Davis of Caledon East, and Misses Margaret
and Jennie, of Caledon, are the surviving brothers and sisters.
The funeral was held form the home of his father-in-law, Mr. Little, to Sandhill Cemetery, at 2 o'clock yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.
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Jan.20,p.3:Mrs. Josephine Bailey - Dr. Trueman Bailey received a cablegram from England a few days ago conveying the sad news that his mother, Mrs. Josephine Bailey, had just died in Liverpool. Mrs. Bailey went to the Old Country last October to visit her son, Dr. John Garfield Bailey, who is practicing at 38 Herondale Rd., Liverpool. Arrangements are being made to bring the remains home. The Banner joins with the friends of Dr. Bailey in extending sympathy.
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Jan.30,p.3:L.J. Barbaree - Lambert J. Barbaree, a well-known farmer of East Luther township, near Grand Valley, and for many years a resident of Milton, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Geo. Hill, of Milton on Sunday night. He came to Milton a week ago and underwent an operatoin on the throat at a local doctor's ofiice, adn hile being taken to Mrs. Hill's home contracted a cold from which pneumonia developed. He was born in Nassagaweya township, near Milton, 80 years ago. The late Mr. Barbaree was a sheep fancier and had frequently been an exhiitor a t Orangeville Fall Fair.
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Apr.21,p.3:James Dodds - Mr. James Dodds,
a highly respected citizen, passed away at his home on Parsona St. , on Wednesday
of last week at the ripe age of 84 years. Deceased had been quite poorly since
the New Year, but was bedfast only a few days prior to his demise.
Mr. Dodds was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Dodds, pioneer settlers in Mono, and was born on the 5th line in that township. As a young man he lived for some years in Adjala and in Toronto, but the greater part of his life was spent in Mono, where he farmed successfully until he retired about twenty years ago and with his wife came to spend the evening of their lives in Orangeville. As a neighbor and citizen, Mr. Dodds enjoyed the good-will, respect and confidence of the neighborhood in which he lived.
He was a man of strong convictions, but his influence was invariably thrown on the side of law, orders, and the best interests of the community. He was a man of strict integrity, on of whom it could be truly said that his word was as good as his bond. He was a staunch temperance advocate and always took an active part in the promotion of the cause of temperance. He was a consistent member and one of the elders of St. Andrew's church, with which he and Mrs. Dodds have both been actively identified since they came to Orangeville.
He is survived by his widow, to whom the sympathy of a large circle of friends and neighbors is extended in her irreparable loss. Mr. W.J. Dodds, of Mono, is the only brother who survives and Mrs. Hollinger, of Toronto, the only sister. Deceased was a brother of the late George Dodds, of Primrose.
There was a large attendance of sorrowing neighbors and friends at the funeral, which was held to the Forest Lawn Cemetery on Friday afternoon. Rev. W.M. Morris was the officiating minister and Messrs. D. Macpherson, R.B. Henry, Allen McKinnon, E.J. Arthurs, Robt. McKim and Isaiah Hammond were the pallbearers. A number of beautiful floral tributes including a wreath from the Session and managers of St. Andrew's Church, bore silent testimony to the sorrow and esteem of friends of the departed man.
Among the relatives here from a distance were Mrs. Hollinger, Mr. Geo. Bell, Miss Bell and Mrs. Cockburn, Mr. and Mrs. Robb and Miss Jean Dodds and Mr. Geo. Livingstone, all of Toronto, Miss Eckland, of Mono road, and Mr. John Hamilton, of Adjala.
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Jan.30,p.3:Eliza (Hanna) Greason - The death of Mrs. Ellza Greason,an old resident of Amaranth township, took place at her home near Laurel on Tuesday, January 18th, at the ripe age of 78 years. Deceased, who had been in failing health during the last five years, was born in the County of Armagh, Ireland, but came in company with her three cousins, the late Mrs. Robt. Ferns, Mrs. Robt. Hewitt and Mrs. James Hewitt. The late Mrs. Greason, whose maiden name was Elizabeth Hanna, was married on February 10th, 1980, to the late John Greason, who predeceased her six years ago. She was a woman of quiet disposition and very fine character and was loved and respected by all who knew her. She leaves to mourn her loss her three sons, Thos., living on the 2nd line, Amaranth, John, of Regina, and Robert on the homestead, and also three daughters, Mrs. Jos. Langtree, of Amaranth. Mrs. Robert Gray and Miss Hannah, at home. The funeral which was largely attended, was held to Greenwood cemetery on Thursday afternoon, January 20th. Owing to illness in the family the service at the house was brief and was conducted by the Rev. J.A. Reddon, pastor of Laurel Prebyterian Church, who was assisted at the grave by the Rev. Mr. Lynd, of Laurel Methodist Church. The pallbearers were her three sons and Messrs. Wm. Langtree, Geo. Varcoe and Jos. Langtree. The floral tributes included - Gates Ajar from Robert and Hannah Greason; wreath from Mr. and Mrs. John Greason and family; pillow from Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Langtree and family; wreath from Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Greason and a spray from Mr. and Mrs. Grosskurth, Laurel. The sympathy of the community is exteded to the bereaved family.
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Jan.30,p.3:Sam Hadden - A well-known
member of the Toronto Typograpical Union died at six o'clock Tuesday morning
in the person of Sam Haden. For the past nine years he was financial secretary
of the union. Mr. Hadden, during his early connection with the union, practically
controlled the organization's political affairs, and always took an active interest
in the union. When a young man he lived in Orangeville and learned the printing
business on the Orangeville Advertiser, then under the control of the late Fisher
Monro. He subsequently worked on the Guelph Herald, then moved to Chicago and
moved to Toronto about 18 years ago.
For two years he was president of the Typographical Union, and an international officer for several years. He was also international delegate to the Trades and Labor Congress for six years.
On Sunday night he was removed to the hospital sufferin from a stroke. He soon became unconscious and never rallied. He was about 63 years of age and single.
The late Mr. Hadden was a cousin of Mr. William Morrow, Amanada St.
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Jan.30,p.3:Mrs. James (Robinson) Hand - Mrs. James passed away at her late residence lot 15, 3rd line, east, Mono, on Friday last after an illness of about one year's duration from an incurable malady. Deceased suffered greatly, but bore her pain with resignation and fortitude, Mrs. Hand, who was 39 years and 9 months of age, was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Robinson, of Shelburne, her maiden name being Minnie Robinson. Her death makes the first break in the family of four brothers and six daughters. She was married to Mr. Hand 16 years ago and is survived by her husband and a family of two sons, Emerson and Donald, and two daughters, Stella and Bertha, who have the sympathy of the neighborhood in their trying loss. There was a large attendance of neighbors at the funeral to Burn's Church Cemetery, Mono Centre, on Sunday afternoon. Rev. William Coutts conducted the services and the pallbearers were the four brother, Albert Robinson, of Niagara Falls, George, of Toronto, William, of Richmond Hill, and John, of Shelburne, and Messrs. Fred Manning, Orangeville, and Jos. Hand, Violet Hill. The surviving sisters are Mrs. Fred Manning, Orangeville, Mrs. John Bingham, Shelburne, Mrs. Watson, Niagara Falls, Mrs. T homas Ridge and Mrs. Miles Rutlede, Toronto. The flowers included a wreath from the father and children, pillow from brothers and sisters, spray from father and mother, and sprays form the Camilla U.F.O. Club, Alex. Mann and family, J.H. Bell and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Manley, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Jackson, Hamilton, and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Robinson, Richmond Hill. Among the friends from a distance were Messrs. J .H. Bell and Geo. Bingham, Amaranth, Jos. Hand, Violet HIll, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Patterson, Sheldon, Mrs. H. Bodin, Oil City, and Mr. Elgin Bingha, Shelburne.
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Jan.20,p.3: Sarah Ann (Shaw) Hunter - Sarah Ann Hunter, beloved wife of Mr. David Henry Hunter, formerly of East Garafraxa, died at her home, 23 McKay Ave., Toronto, on Friday, Jnauary 14th in her 63rd year after a long illnes. Deceased was the youngest daughter of the late Duncan Shaw, formerly of the 5th line, west, Caledon. The remains were brought to Orangeille for burial, the funeral taking place from Hulse's Undertaking Parlors to Greenwood Cemetery on Sunday afternoon. In the absence of Rev.W.M. Morris, Rev. Wm Fingland took the services. Her husband and son, John Neil Hunter, 23 McKay ave, Toronto, a stepson, Charles Henry Hunter, Success, Sask., and a daughter, Mrs. Christena Robertson, 9 Ann St. Toronto, are left to mourn the loss of a devoted wife and mother.
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Jan.20,p.3:Joseph Island - Last week Mr. Joseph Island, John St., for many years a prominent resident and farmer of Mono township, found it necessary to undergo an operation for a trouble of many years standing. His physicians realized the seriousness of an operation at his advanced age but there was no alternative. He was taken to Lord Dufferin Hospital early Wednesday forenoon and was operated on later in the day. The operation was quite successful, but unfortunately the shock proved too severe for the patient and he succumbed on the following day. The late Mr. Island, who was 82 years and 10 months of age, was the son of the late Michael Island, one of the very earliest settlers in the west side of Mono. The subject of our sketch was born on the east half of lot 2, con 1, east, Mono, on March 18th, 1838. At that time practically the whole country was solid forest and Mr. Island remembered quite distinctly when the site of the present of town of Orangeville was still covered with unbroken forest. Deceased spent his lifetime in the immediate vicinity of this town and took an active part in the clearing up and development of that part of Mono adjoining Orangeville. After his marriage he moved to lot 3, Centre Road, Mono, where he eventually became the owner of a fine 200 acre farm and one of the prosperous farmers of the district. About twelve years ago Mr. Island gave up the care and responsibilities of active farm life and came to spend the evening of his life in Orangeville. Deceased was a hard-working man, kindly and cheerful in disposition, a lover of his home and family and an excellent neighbor. He loved a joke, had an interesting fund of acecdotes and reminiscenses of the early life of the district and the visitor to his fireside found him an excellent entertainer. He was a member of the Anglican church and a Conservative in politics. He as well informed in current topics and took a keen interest in municipal, Provincial, and Federal politics. Deceased was twice married, his first wife having died about seventeen years ago. He is survived by the following family, all by the first marriage: - Mrs. Thomas Holmes, Joseph and Wm. E., all residing on farms in Mono township; Dr. J.S. Island, Toronto, and J.L. Island, Orangeville, Crown Attorney of the County of Dufferin. He is also survived by his second wife, Mrs. Margaret Island, one brother, Dr. R.L. Island, of T oronot, and a sister, Mrs. F.W. Johnston, also of Toronto. Another daughter, Mrs. John Little, of Mono, predeceased her father by about seven years. There was a large attendance of sorrowing friends and neighbors at the funeral, which was hed from his late ressidence to the Forest Lawn Cemetery on Sunday afternoon. The funeral service was held in St. Mark's Church, the rector, Rev. T.H. Stewart, officiating. A number of beautiful floral tributes bore mute testimonty to the sorrow and esteem of friends. The pallbearers were three stepsons, Albert Dawson, Hamilton, Wilmer and William Dawson, Caledon, and three grandson, Dr. Wendell Holmes, Toronto, Elgin Holmes, Mono, and Harold Holmes, East Garafraxa.
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Jan.20,p.3:Mrs. James Jackson - Mrs. James Jackson, a former resident of Orangeville, departed this life at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. Manning, 199 Pacific Avenue, Toronto, on Tuesday, January 11th. The deceased had been ailing with heart trouble for some years, but was sitting in her chair as usual after the evening meal, while her daugther was sitting beside her reading to her, she suddenly passed peacefully away. Mrs. Jackson was in her 73rd year. Her husband had predeceased her about four years ago. She leaves to mourn her loss one son, Mr. Geo. S. Jackson, two daughters, Mrs. Jennie Manning, and Mrs. Edward Moody, and several grandchildren, all residing in Toronto. She is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Thos. Ryan, and a brother, Andrew Scarlett, both of Mr. Forest. She was a member of the Episcopal Church and a member of the Women's Auxilliary. Rev. Capt. McNamara, assisted by members of the choir, conducted a beautiful service at the home on Wednesday evening. The remains were brought to Orangeville on the morning train on Thursday and taken by motor to St. John's Cemetery, 7th line, Mono, where a short service was conducted in the church by her late rector Rev. Capt. Stewart. The floral tributes were a pillow from Mr. and Mrs. Geo. S. Jackson, Mrs. J. Manning; cross, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Moody; wreaths, Iona and Thelma Moody, Muriel and Aileen Jackson, Laura and Myra Manning; sprays, Clarence Jackson, Dr. A.A. Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. E.R. Eyre, Mrs. T. Clegg and Mr. and Mrs. W.T. McKenzie.
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Jan.20,p.3:Charles W. McGuire - Charles
W. McGuire, one of London's most popular business men, died on Sudnay morning
(Jan. 8th) at 10 o'clock. Mr. McGuire had been in St. Joseph's Hospital for
some time in a critical condition due to heart trouble, but during the last
week showed much improvement and was removed from the hospital to his home last
on Saturday afternoon. Though very ill, Mr. McGuire's death came as a shock
to his relatives and friends yesterday.
Mr. McGuire was born in Orangeville, 52 years ago, but for a period of twenty years lived in this city, the last fifteen of which he held the position of manager of the Imperial Oil Company, and for several years prior to this time travelled for the same firm ouside London. Mr. McGuire was prominent in Mason circles, being a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason. He was past potentate of the Mocha Temple, president of the mason Hall, London, Limited, and past master of Kilwinning Lodge, He was also a past president of the Ontario Commercial Travelers' Association.
It was through the efforts of Mr. McGuire that the mortgage of the Masonic Hall was burned in December at the annual installation banquet. Mr. McGuire being in the hospital at this time was not able to be present at the ceremony, but a profusion of flowers decorated his room, a gift from the Blue Lodges of the city and the directors of the Masonic Hall.
Mr. McGuire took an active part in all local compaigns to raise money for charitable purposes, and gave freely of his time and money for any worthy cause.
He is survived by his wife, one son, Sella McGuire, of this city; three sisters, Mrs. William Wilson, Alliston; Mrs. T.J. Robinson, Orangeville; Mrs. A.T. Glover, of Regina, and two brothers, J.W. McGuire, of Orangeville and J.H. McGuire, of Windsor, The funeral arrangements have not been completed - London Advertister, Jan. 10th.
Very solemn and impressive was the burial of Charles Wesley McGuire, a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Maosn, and manager of the local branch of the Imperial Oil Company who died on Sunday at his home 799 Hellmuth avenue.
The funeral service was held at his home this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. James MacKay, of New St. James' Church conducted the service, which was followed by a Masonic burial service, conducted by Nelson Walsh, of Kilwinning Lodge, of which Mr. McGuire was a past master. A profusion of flowers, covered the casket and wreaths, sprays, and Masonic emblems from every London lodge, designed in roses, violets and lilies, occupied all available space in the drawing room in which the casket laid.
At 2:45 o'clock the funeral cortege left this residence, going to Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Members from the all the Masonic lodges walked in procession from the residence to the cemetery. The Rotary Club and Ontario Commercial Travelers Association were also represented.
The honorary pallbearers were all representatives of the Imperial Oil Company - P.W. Gordon, G.I. Hambly, B. Hawkes, L. Quick, John Lind and Mrs. Sinclair. The active local Masonic lodges, the Rotary Club and the Ontairo Commerical Travellers' Assocation - Jared Vining, W.W. Gammage, J . Gray, Clarence May, Morley Adams, R.D. MacDonald, L.A. Ross and W. Abbott. The following formed the escort and and are all preceptors of the Richard Coeur de Lion Preceptory - a. B. Barr, J.S. McDouglal, Ben Noble, Arthur Carrothers, F.A. Andrews, J. Dambra, W.A. Wilson and John Graham.
The remains were place in the vault at Mount Pleasant Cemetery and will be forward to Bristol, Tennessee, for interment - London Advertiser, Jan. 12th.
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Jan.20,p.3:George McKennitt - Mr. George McKennitt, who has been in the milk business for the last ten months, died very suddenly at his home on Prince of Wales St. about six o'clock on Tuesday morning. Mr. McKennitt retired in his usual health on Monday night, but expired with little warning very shortly after the members of his household ascertained that he had been taken ill. His unexpected demise was due to heart collapse. Deceased bought Mr. John Curry's farm and dairy business a little over a year ago, moving here from Markdale about ten months ago. He was a quiet , hardworking man and an excellent citizen. Deceased was 39 years and 10 months of age and leaves a widow and two children, a boy and a girl, aged 3 and 1 1/2 years. The funeral will be held to the Forest Lawn Cemetery at 3.30 o'clock this (Thursday) afternoon. Much sympathy is felt for the suddenly stricken wife and children.
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Jan.20,p.3:John Leeson - The death of Mr. John Leeson, an old resident of Erin Township, took place at his home near Orton on Friday, January 14th, at the ripe age of 88 years. Deceased, who was the youngest of a family of seven stalwart sons, was born in Ireland, but came to Canada with his parents when a lad of seven years. The family settled on what is now known as the Leeson homestead in Erin, where the subject of our sketch has resided for 81 years. The late Mr. Leeson was a man of large frame and unusual physical strength. Even, in his declining years his large stature would attract more than passing notice anywhere. He was a successful farmer, a man of warm, kindly heart and a neighbor who was always ready to do a good turn if it was in his power. His passing will be ?enly regretted by many old friends. He was identified with the Anglican church and was pronounced Conservative in his political convictions. His wife died about ten years ago and his loss will be mourned by the following family: - Mrs. W.R. Carmichael, Wiste, Alta., Mrs. Wm H. Donaghy, 12th line., East Garafraxa; Mrs. J .W. Hoare, The Maples; Misses Susannah and Clara and one son, John, living on the homestead. Despite the inclemency of the weather there was a large attendance of the people of the neighborhood at the funeral, which was held to Price Corner's Cemetery in East Garafraxa on Sunday afternoon. Rev. Mr. Atkinson conducted the services and Messrs. Norman Deering, Geo. Cox, James Nevills, James Armstrong, Dan McGill and David Jestin were the pallbearers. The floweres included a pillow from the family at home, a sheaf from Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Hoare and sprays from Mrs. Donaghy and The Maples Women's Institute.
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Apr.21,p.3:Mrs. J .B. (Wilson) Lindsay
- The late Mrs. J.B. Lindsay, whose death, was briefly noted in last week's
Banner, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hilburn Donaldson, lot
8, 6th line, east Mono, on Saturday, April 9th. Deceased, who was in her 76th
year, had been ill with bronchitis followed by pneumonia.
Mrs. Lindsay was a daughter of the late John Wilson, of Adjala, and the widow of the late J.B. Lindsay. V.S., who was for many years one of the most widely known residents of the Hockley district. As a neighbor she was held in the highest esteem and the sad news of her demise brought sorrow to a wide circle of friends. She was a member of St. James' Anglican Church, Hockley, and is survived by a family of one son and six daughters. These are Wilbert Lindsey and Mrs. Wm. White, Herchel, Sask., Mrs. J.J. Bower, Hume, Sask., Mrs. W.M. Alexander, Weyburn, Sask., Mrs. Ben Anderson, Relessey, Mrs. Donaldson, Mono Mills, Mr. R.J. Wilson and Mrs. John White. Los Angeles, Cal., are the surviving sisters. Mrs. Lindsey was a great grandmother and is survived by twenty-two grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Friends from a distance, who attended the funeral, were Joseph Lindsay, Toronto, Mr. and Mrs. John Harper, Bolton, Mrs. and Mrs. Cecil Lindsey, Macville, Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Westlake, Bolton, and Dr. and Mrs. J.G. Alexander, Mono road. The floral tributes included a pillow from the family and a pillow from Mr. and Mrs. Westlake, Bolton.
The funeral was held by motor to St. John's Church cemetery on Tuesday afternoon, April 12th, Rev. J.A. Matheson, of Mono mills, conducting the services at the house and grave. The pallbearers were Messrs. William Cobean, Dr. J.G. Alexander, John Harper, Wm. Donaldson, Ben Anderson and Emerson Westlake.
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Jan.30,p.3: Sarah McCutcheon - Miss Sarah McCutcheon, a daughter of the late James McCutcheon passed away at the home of her brother, Mr. R.J. McCutcheon, lot 19, 5th line, east, Mono, on Thursday, January 20th. Deceased was an invalid and had been helpless for the last seven years. The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon, interment taking place in Relessey cemetery. Rev. C.H. Forth, of Rosemont, was the officiating clergyman. Six nephews, Clare, Bert, Clinton and Harold McCutcheon, Lawrence Barber and Leonard Halbert were the pallbearers.top of page
Dec.22,p.2:Eliza Ann (Lanktree) Trimble - Mrs. Robert Trimble, an old and well-known resident of the township of Amaranth, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. D. Sawyer, West Broadway, Dec. 12th, at the ripe age of 74 years. Here death followed a short illnes from heart trouble. The late Mrs. Trimble, whose maiden name was Eliza Ann Lanktree, was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Lanktree, pioneer settler in Amaranth. She was born and spent her girlhood on lot 3, 4th line, where she lived until her marriage to the late Robert Trimble some 54 years ago. After their marriage the young couple settled on lot 17, Mono and Amaranth townline, but subsequently moved to lot 6, con. 4. Amaranth, where they resided until her husband's death about four years ago. Since then Mrs. Trimble has made her home with her daughters. She is survived by one son David Trimble, Fraxa Junction, and four daughters, Mrs. Sawyer, Orangeville; Mrs. John Menary, Mrs. John Porterfield, and Mrs. Edward Lang, all of Amaranth; Thos. Lanktree, Orangeville, and Mrs. Carten, Toronto, and Mrs. Ringrose, Whittington, are the surviving sisters. There are also 17 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. There was a large attendance of sorrowing friends and relatives at the funeral, which was held from the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sawyer to Greenwood Cemetery on Wednesday afternoon of last week. Service was held in St. Andrew's church and was conducted by the family pastor, Rev. J.A. Reddon, of Laurel, assisted by Rev. F.W. Mahaffy, Orangeville, and Rev. J.R. Bell, Toronto. Deceased was a staunch Presbyterian and had been a member of the Laurel Church upwards of thirty years. She lived a consistent Christian life and was highly esteemed for her fine character and kindly, sympathetic disposition. The pallbearers were h er four sons-in-law, her son and brother. The floral tributes, which bore impressive testimony to the sorrow and esteem of friends of the departed woman, included a pillow from the fammily; a spray from Edith, Edna and Dorothy Lang; a spray from Fred and Mary Sawyers;sprays from Mr. and Mrs. Simon Trimble, Orangeville,; Mrs. Goddard, Brampton; Mrs. Clinton Lee, Toronto; Mrs. Mason and Miss Millie Simpson, Orangeville. Friends from a distance at the funeral included Mr. and Mrs. Wm Johnston, Mrs. Robert Trimble and Mrs. Clinton Lee, Toronto; Mr. Edwin Trimble, Mr. Ben Trimble, Miss Hannah Trimble, Mrs. Henry Black and Mrs. Fred Goddard, Brampton.
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