Source: Archives of Ontario - N258 Reel 31
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Jan.19,p.8:Elizabeth (Watson) Barrett - The death occurred on Sunday evening, Jan. 15, of Elizabeth Watson, wife of William Barrett of Lot 7, Centre Road, Caledon, in her 71st years. She was born at Stepney, London, England, the eldest daughter of Henry Watson, wheelwright and contractor. She graduated at the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England and for many years was teacher of Ambulance under the London school board. She was a musician of no mean ability and for some years held the position of soloist at Christ Church, Stepney, She was the mother of eight children seven of whom survive her. She came to Canada with her husband and some members of her family in 1912 and settled at Caledon in 1915. She was of a retiring disposition and did not make many friends but WA a staunch friend to those who needed her help and assistance. She was a adherent of St. Cornelius' Church, Caledon and was a staunch worker. There remain to mourn her loss, her husband, a son in Ilford, England, a daughter in Birmingham, England, Stanley at Guelph, Mrs. Parker of Toronto, Mrs. Butler of Vittoria, Ontario, and Claude and Charlie at home.
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Jan. 5,p.4:Mrs. John (McNaughton) Bradley - Mrs. John Bradley, well known resident of Orangeville, passed way at her home on Zina Street, on Monday, December 26th, at the age of 70 years. Death came after an illness of two years due to an obscure internal malady. The late Mrs. Bradley, whose maiden name was Jane Ann McNaughton, was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel McNaughton, o Mono. Her father settled in the Mono Center neighbourhood exactly one hundred years ago and was one of the earliest settlers in that district. Deceased spent her early life near Mono Centre and Camilla, but had been a resident of Orangeville for number of years. She was a kindly woman of a quiet, retiring disposition and was highly esteemed by her circle of neighbors and friends. She was a staunch member of St. Andrew's United Church. Her loss is mourned by her husband, two brothers, J. M. McNaughton, Orangeville, and J.F. McNaughton, Camilla, and four sisters, Miss Elisabeth McNaughton, Camilla, Mrs. Ross, London, Ontario, widow of the late Dr. James Ross, Mrs. John Phoenix, Menta, Man., and Mrs. Thomas Turnbull, Elva, Man. The funeral was held from h er late residence to the Forest Lawn cemetery, on Wednesday afternoon, December 28th, her pastor, Rev. C.F. McIntosh, taking the services at the house and grave. The pallbearers were six nephews, Messrs. Harvey, Lyman, Elgin, Leonard and Arthur Bradley and Halden Smith. Quite a large number of Camilla neighbors and friends were present for the funeral.
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Annie Clark - Miss Annie Clark, First St., passed away suddenly and quite
unexpectedly about noon on Saturday, December 17th. Three weeks before her demise
Miss Clark was operated on for appendicitis in Lord Dufferin Hospital. She came
through the ordeal as well as could be expected and was making excellent recovery
until a few minutes before her demise, when she became suddenly ill. Her physicians,
who were hurriedly summoned, found themselves powerless to avert the impending
dissolution. Miss Annie L . Clark was the only daughter of Edward Clark, for
many years a well-known resident of Orangeville. She was born in Caledon but
came to Orangeville with h er parents when quite young. Gracious in manner and
kindly of heart, Miss Clark had a large circle of warm friends who were inexpressibly
grieved hat her sudden removal when apparently well on her way toward restoration
to her former goo d health. She was a devoted member of First Avenue United
Church and was always heartily interested in the activities of her church. She
was a valued and useful member of Lord Dufferin Chapter, I.O.D.E. With which
she had actively connected since the organization was formed. She took a warm
interest in the work of Lord Dufferin Hospital and was I.O.D.E. Representative
on the Hospital Board at the time of her demise. Her loss is a sever blow to
her aged mother to whom she was devoted in her care and daily ministration.
Her loss is also mourned by two brothers, Mr. E. C. Clark, Orangeville, and
Mrs. Jack Clark, manager of the Bank of Commerce, Brampton. Another brother,
William Clark, died a number of years ago.
The funeral was held from her late residence, First St. to Greenwood cemetery on Monday afternoon, Rev. Robert Pogue conducting the services. The remains were borne to their resting place by Messrs. Frank Kennedy, Toronto. W.C. Hopkins, W.C. McMillan, W.H. Irvine, J.E. Smith, and Dr. W.H. Bowles. Many lovely floral tributes conveyed their touching message of esteem and sympathy. Some of the friends here from outside point for the obsequies were: Mr. C. R. McKeown, Chairman of the Ontario Railway and Municipal Board, and Rms. McKeown, Mr. R.N. Irvine, Mr. J.G. Henry, Mrs. and Mrs. Frank Kennedy, Mrs. Gunn and Mrs. John Haley, Toronto; Mrs. and Mrs. A. Carberry, Brampton; Mrs. Robson Milton; Mr. L. Neelands and sons, Hornby, and Mrs. Chas. Lindsay, Shelburne.
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Island Curry - One more of Orangeville's respected residents was called
home in the person or Robert Island Curry, Failing in health for some months,
his physician advised his removal to the Ontario hospital, Toronto, where he
would get a rest and proper care, but of no avail. Retiring as usual Friday
night, Jan.27th, he was found one hour later to be suffering from a stroke of
which he passed away almost instantly. The end came as a great shock to his
wife and family as all hope was held for his complete recovery.
Mr. Curry was born on the blind line, on lot 4, and was the oldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Curry. He spent the greater part of his years in and around Orangeville. He was genial in disposition,kind in the home and trustworthy in business, a man who made friends and had few enemies, if any. Earl in life he started out in the bakery business, after surviving a number of years with R. Frampton and eleven years with the wise Bros., in 922 he started his own business in connection with E. Trought and Son, Inglewood, in which he had been engaged for the past 11 years. Mr. Curry was a member of St. Mark's Anglican church, in politics a strong Conservative, and a faithful member of the Orange Association, being identified with L.O.L. No. 2931. In 1907 he married Ethel Estella Langtree, the youngest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Langtree of Laurel. He is survived by his widow and one son Robert the homestead, two sisters, Mrs. Jno. Raymond, one brother, J.E. Curry on Nason and Miss Rachel Curry of Orangeville. A private service was held at his late residence on Church street followed by a public service in St. Mark's church, in which the Rev. West-McMaster conducted an appropriate service assisted by Rev. A.C. Whitcombe and the Rev. S.D. Dinnick, and effective solo "The Sands of Time are Sinking" was sung by Mrs. A. Mills. Member of the Orange Order attended the service in a body, six of whom were pall-bearers. Bros. T.H. White, W.E. Island, S. Island...Reid, A wreath from his widow, wreath, Mr. E. Trough & son, Inglewood, L.O.L. No. 1331, brother and sisters; spray, nieces and nephews basket, St. Mark's church. The flower bearers were four nephews, Earl Langtree, Jack, William and Arnold Curry. The funeral which was held on Monday was to Forest Lawn Cemetery was very largely attended, St. Mark's church being filled to capacity.
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Dodds - Samuel Dodds, a resident of Orangeville for upwards of forty years,
passed away at his late residence princess St., on Monday, January 2nd, at the
age of 66 years. the Mr. Dodds had been failing in health for the last four
years. Deceased was born at Melville and was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs.
George Dodds, his father being one of the early school teachers in the north
end of Caledon. He was the last surviving member of a family of nine brothers,
and two sisters. His loss is mourned by his wife formerly Miss Cassie Huskisson,
one son, George, a niece, Miss Berth Huskisson, and a grand child, Henry Samuel
Dodds. Mr. Dodds was connected with First Ave. United Church and was a strong
Conservative. The funeral was held form his late residence to the Forest Lawn
Cemetery on Wednesday afternoon, January 4th, Rev. R. Pogue conducting the services.
The pallbearers were Messrs. Fred Dodds, Toronto, Robert Crisp, Alf. Shepley,
A.W. McGilliary, Sam Black and Geo. Cameron. Mac and Ab Dodds, of Toronto, acted
as the flowerbearers.
The floral offerings were: Wreath, wife and family; sprays, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Crisp; Employees of the Main Floor of the Dods Knitting Co.; Mr. and Mrs. H. Burridge; Mr. Geo. Nicholson; Mr. and Mrs. George Cameron and family.
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Ann (Patterson) Dodds - One of the best known women of Mono Township passed
away last Wednesday evening, in the person of Sarah Ann Patterson, widow of
William J. Dodds. Mrs. Dodds, who was in her 79th years, was the only child
of the late Mr. and Mrs. William T. Patterson, pioneer settlers of the district.
Her entire life had been spent in the neighborhood,. She was an active worker in Mono United Church. Surviving are five sons and daughters: Mrs. O.L. Robb and Mrs. J.S. Nichols, Toronto; Mrs. W. Huston, Orangeville; Mrs. T. R. Holmes, Caledon, Mrs. W.B. Sproule, Amaranth; Geo. L. James O., Mono Township and William P. Dodds of East Garafraxa.
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Doherty - Joshua Doherty, a respected citizen of Orangeville for the last
24 years, passed away quite suddenly at his home on Second St., on Wednesday
morning, January 4th. Mr. and Mrs. Doherty had celebrated their diamond wedding
anniversary on New Year's Day, spending the day quietly but happily with a number
of the members of their family and several grandchildren. The old gentleman
had been subject to bronchial trouble for some years and aggravation of this
ailment developed into bronchial pneumonia, which terminated fatally. The late
Mr. Doherty was born in Clare county, Ireland, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Doherty. His father died in Ireland and his mother came to Canada with her young
family, when he was only two years of age. The family settled first at Hamilton,
moving later to Milton and coming to lot 18, Centre Road, Mono, when the subject
of our sketch was still a schoolboy. On January 1st, 1873, Mr. Doherty married
Elizabeth Phoenix and continued to follow the occupation of farming in Mono
until his removal to Orangeville 24 years ago. He was 85 years and 8 moths of
age when overtaken by death and is survived by his wife and a family of five
sons and two daughter. Members of the family are Albert and Lou Doherty, of
Shoal Lake, Man., Fred H. of Orangeville, Percy, in Toronto, Mrs. Norman Boyle,
Rosemont, and Bruce and Bertha, of Orangeville. The late Mr. Doherty was a fine
neighbor and a cherry, pleasant mannered man, who bore the vicissitudes of life,
with cheerful courage. He was a member of the Presbyterian church, But had been
identified with St. Andrew United Church since union, a Conservative in his
political leanings, he was man of independent views and usually voted for the
best man rather than the party.
The funeral which was attended by many old friends and neighbors, was held from his late residence to the Forest Lawn Cemetery on Friday afternoon. Rev. C.F. McIntosh had charged of the services and was assisted by Rev. D. Bishop. The remains were borne to their last resting place by Messrs. A.M. Turnbull, Jas. Kannawin, Robert Phoenix, William Baker, J.M. McNaughton, Alex. Patterson. Among the friends here from a distance were: Mrs. John Crozier, Toronto, Mrs. Clifford Fox and daughter, D???, of Owen Sound; Mrs. G.W. Berney, Caledon East, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Baker, Mono Road, and Mrs. Annie Canning, of Churchill.
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Jan.12,p.4:Mrs. Stephen Friddle - Mrs. Stephen Friddle of Osprey township died Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Allen, Shelburne. Mrs. Chris Tupling of Honeywood is another daughter.
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Jan.19,p.4:George Glassford - One of Caledon's pioneers passed away at his home, in the person of George Glassford. Deceased lived all his life in Caledon township. He was a lifelong Conservative and a member of Warnock L.O.L. a member of the United Church, He is survived by his wife, formerly Salina Dods, and one daughter, Miss Mae, of Caledon, also four sons, C.J., of Caledon, W.G., of Hillsburg, Jas., Of Caledon and Doug. Of Rockwood.
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Jan.12,p.4:John S. Graham - Mr. John S. Graham, aged 69, died at his home, lot 19, 3rd line, east Caledon. Tuesday after an illness of two months. He was a member of Knox United Church, Caledon and in politics he was a Conservative. His widow and one daughter, Mrs. Geo. Copeland, and two sons, David C. and John W. , of Caledon. He was a native of Port Perry and moved to Caledon about twelve years ago.
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Jan.19,p.4:Dr. J.S. Island - On Wednesday last the remains of Dr. J.S. Island of Toronto were buried in the Forest Lawn Cemetery here. He was a son of the late Joseph and Mrs. Island on Mono, near town, and a brother of the late J.L. Island, barrister of Orangeville.
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Jan.5,p.5:Jean Audrey Kearns - The death of Jean Audrey Kearns, daughter of Mar. And Mrs. John Kearns, Centre road, occurred recently. She is survived by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.
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Jan.19,p.4:James Lackey - James Lackey, one of Owen Sound's oldest resident, died there on Friday at the ripe old age of 93 years. He is survived by five daughters and five sons, one of the latter is Mrs. Sam Lackey of this town.
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Jan.5,p.5:Clayton Longstreet - The funeral of Clayton Longstreet, 43, took place recently from his home, Eight line, Erin to Blair's cemetery Belfountain. He was born and spent his boyhood at Belfountain. He is survived by his widow, one son, Frank and two daughters, Ruth and Vera, all at home. The service was conducted by the Rev. Aikins, of Bellinafad United Church.
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Jan.5,p.8:Jane (Nicholson) Manning - There passed away on New Year's day, Jane Nicholson, beloved wife of John Manning, of Mill street, aged 72 years. The deceased was a daughter of the late Obadiah Nicholson, an old resident of Orangeville, and a sister of Geo. Nicholson and Mrs. T.S. Hewson also of this town. She died on the forty-eigth anniversary of her marriage, which took place at the residence of the late Mr. Laird, and which is just opposite Mrs. Manning's present home on Mill street. The Mannings moved to Orangeville twelve years ago from Shelburne. A sufferer from rheumatism, for along time, the deceased lady met with a very painful accident three weeks ago when she fell at the door her house, breaking her thigh, this being the immediate cause of her death. A sorrowing husband and three sons survive. Edgar and Ernest of Mono and Clarence of Caledon. The large collection of floral emblems testify to the esteem in which she was held. The funeral took place Tuesday to Shelburne Cemetery, Rev. R. Pogue and Mr. Dinnick officiating.
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Jan.19,p.4:Mrs. Susana (McDonald) McDevitt - Mrs. William McDevitt of Caledon died at her home, 2nd line east, Monday, January 16. Deceased was 89 years of age and had spent her entire life in Caledon township. Her maiden name was Susana McDonald. Her husband predeceased her nine years ago. She is survived by four sons and five daughters. They are Tom of Cataract, Ed, of Pittsburg, U.S.A., Neil and James of Caledon; Mrs. Cosgrave, Palgrave, Mrs. Devine of Grand Fork, N.D., Mrs. Nach, Toronto, Mrs. Heffernan, Guelph and Mrs. Curran, Port Credit. The deceased was a member of St. Cornelius Roman Church. The funeral took place Wednesday morning, solemn requiem mass was sung by Rev. Father Caulfield. The pall bearers were four sons, Tom, Ed, James and Neil and Messrs. Jas McLaughlin and Joe Nash. Interment took place at St. Cornelius Cemetery.
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Patricia Moffat - The funeral of Lorna Patricia Moffatt, four years old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Moffatt, East Broadway, who was struck and killed
by a truck on Broadway Tuesday morning, Feb. 28th, was held form Turner's Undertaking
Parlors to the Forest Lawn Cemetery on Thursday afternoon. Until eleven o'clock
on Thursday the remains were resting at the home of her parents, where they
were view by many friends and neighbors, who called to pay their last mark of
respect, express their regret over the tragedy and tender their profound sympathy
to the grief-stricken parents. A large concourse assembled for the obsequies,
which were marked by an atmosphere of all-pervading sadness and solemnity. An
impressive service was conducted by Rev. R. Pogue, the family pastor, assisted
by Rev. S. Dunn Dinnick, Miss Lilly Clowes sang "Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam"
with much feeling. The remains were borne to their last resting place by six
playmates of the little girl's brother, Norman, namely, Ross Montgomery; Clare
Radford, Norman Trower, Donald McMillan, Melbourne White and Ross Gray. The
flowerbearers were Misses Barbara Bailey, Irene and Frances Woodland, Jean Sanderson,
Hazel Flatt, Dorothy Leach, Dorothy Keyes and Alice Brawley. There were many
lovely floral tributes, including: Pillow, Father, Mother, Brothers, Grandfather
and Uncles; sprays, First Avenue S.S., Kinshott Creamery, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil
Woodyard, Mr. and Mrs. T.C. Moffatt and Marie, and Lorna's little playmates;
bouquets, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Clowes and family, Norman Trower; baskets, Blount
Women's Institute and Miss Dorothy Barber.
Among friends present from outside points were: Mrs. Thos. Reid, Toronto; Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Ferris and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Livermore, Dundalk; Messrs. Earl and George Harrison, Cooksville.
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Jan.12,p.5:Mary Montgomery - Miss Mary Montgomery, who lived with her sister, Miss Montgomery, on West Broadway, died Saturday. The day preceeding Miss Montgomery fell at her home and broke her thigh. She was taken to the hospital where she passed away at the time states. She was a daughter of the late Henry Montgomery and a sister of the late Mrs. T. P arsons and the late Mrs. J. Wise of this town. The funeral took place Monday to Forest Lawn Cemetery and was largely attended.
Dec.29,p.4:Mrs. A. Peavoy - A well known resident of Erin township passed away on Monday of this week in the person of Mrs. A. Peavoy. Deceased was a member of the Church of the Disciples of Christ. She is survived by one daughter. Mrs. N. Lietch, of Alma and three sons, Elwood, and Arthur of Erin and Williard of Niagara Fall. The funeral was held today at Everton Cemetery, Rev. D. McLeod officiating.
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Dec.29,p.4:David Smith - David Smith, well known and much esteemed pioneer, passed away on Christmas morning, aged 89 years. He was born on Lot 15, Caledon west, and died at the home of his nephew, Albert, with whom he had resided for the past two years. In politics he was a Liberal, and a Presbyterian by religion. Two sons, Norman of Belfountain and Clare of Detroit, survive, The funeral was held on Tuesday at Alton cemetery.
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Spratt - Thomas Spratt, Peel County pioneer and veteran blacksmith, died
at his home at Sandhill, last week in his 93rd years, following a stroke.
Born in Caledon township, Mr. Spratt could recall the days when wolves were plentiful in the town, then covered with dense forest. He moved from there to Sandhill in 1870 and had carried on business as a blacksmith since then, making his own horseshoes and nails, and building buggies, wagons, sleighs as a sideline.
Besides his widow, formerly Ellen Corbett, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. William Raynolds, Toronto, and Ruby, at home; three sons, John, William and Stanley, all of the Sandhill district and one brother Andrew, of Toronto.
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Tupling - Dufferin County Council has again suffered the loss of one of
its members through the death of William Tupling, Deputy Reeve of Mulmur, who
passed away at the home of Mrs. B. Dixon in Creemore on Sunday night, February
5th, after a long and trying illness.
The late Mr. Tupling, who was 52 years of age, had been doctoring for cancer of the throat. Last winter he was for some time at a Toronto hospital. Throughout the summer he was able at times to carry on, and assisted at farm work on his farm near Honeywood. He was re-elected Deputy-Reeve of Mulmur by acclamation for 1933, having held that office in 1932. Deceased was a widower, his wife having died several year ago. Two sons, both married, survive him.
William Tupling was very highly respected. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Creemore, a Liberal and a member of the Honeywood United Church. The funeral on Tuesday took place from his late residence, one mile north of Honeywood. Rev. J.F.G. Morris was the officiating clergyman. The Masons attended in a body and observed the sacred and last sad rites for a deceased brother. Interment was made at Honeywood cemetery.
The pallbearers were three brothers and three brothers-in-law, Les, Chris, Elmer and Herb Tupling, Wm. Tait and F. Wilson.
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Caroline (Main) Vrooman - Mrs. Caroline Vrooman passed away at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Fairbairn, Wellington St., on Tuesday, December
20th, at the advanced age of 92 years. Mrs. Vrooman, who had made her home with
her daughters for the last seven years, had enjoyed comparatively good health
until about three weeks before her demise, when she suffered a slight stroke.
Until that time she had been brighter, cheerily and in good shape mentally and
physically. Mrs. Vrooman, whose maiden name was Catherine Main, was born in
Preston, Ont., and was the daughter of MR. and Mrs. G. Main. She married Elam
Vrooman and in 1858 moved to lot 17, con.3, West Garafraxa, where her husband
died in 1912. she is survived by two sons, Charles, of Galt, and Melvin on the
homestead, two daughters, Mrs. W.T. Tilt, of Guelph, and Mrs. Fairbairn, a sister,
Mrs. E. Roelfson, of Pontiac, Mich., and a brother Mrs. Emerson, Main, of Preston.
Three sons, George, Harry and Nelson, predeceased their mother. The funeral,
which was private, was held form the home of Mrs. Fairbairn on Thursday afternoon,
December 22nd, interment taking place in Belsyde cemetery, Fergus. Rev. Wm.
McRae conducted the service at the house and Rev. Mr. McDonald, pastor, of St.
Andrews's church, Fergus, officiated at the grave. The pallbearers were six
nephews, David and Earl Vrooman, of Fergus, William and Robert Vrooman, of Galt,
W.B. Fairbairn, Orangeville, and Floyd Smith, of Guelph.
Among the relatives here from a distance were: Mr. Arthur Brooks, of Galt, Mr. and Mrs. Clemens and Mr. John Saunders, of Arthur; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Smith, of Guelph, and Mrs. Florence McKechnie, of Toronto.
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Feb.3,p.4:Sidney Webber - Sidney Webber, son of Mr. K.S. Webber, who conducted a drug business her many years ago, died while on his honeymoon in Bermuda on Tuesday. He was married on Jan. 5 to Miss Charlotte Baldwin of Worchestor, Mass. Mr. Webber was an accomplished musician, having been organist in Episcopal churches in New Britain, Waterbury, Akron, Ohio, the deceased is a relative of Mr. TJ. Bennett, of this town.
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Wilcox - The sudden death of George Harold Wilcox cat a deep gloom over
Toronto and the Orangeville district where he well and widely known. While walking
home on Kingsway Drive, Swansca, at eleven o'clock Monday night, January 23rd,
he was struck by a care driven by Allan Bond, who rushed him to St. Joseph's
Hospital, Sunnyside, where upon examination he was found to be beyond human
aid and passed away, without regaining consciousness, at 15:55 Tuesday morning.
Thirty-seven years of age, the late Mr. Wilcox was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Wilcox, who resided here until 1919, when they moved to the present home, at 246 Dufferin street, Toronto. He received is education in the public and high schools here.
When the Great War broke out he enlisted with the Canadian Field Artillery serving with distinction in broth France and Russia. On return to civil life he entered the shoe business, and through untiring effort coupled with his apparent natural ability in this field, he had the reputation of being one of the best salesmen in Ontario, with every prospect of a bright and successful future.
Being of a cheery yet quiet and reserved disposition he made friends of all with whom he came in contract.
The funeral services held at h is late residence Wednesday night was largely attended. Besides his parents his loss is mourned by one brother, Fr. Frank of New York city, and two sisters, Miss Mayme at home, and Mrs. Madelene Hunter, Toronto.
The many beautiful floral tributes bore mute testimony of the high regard and affection in which he was held by his friends and relatives: wreaths: - The family, Mrs. and Mrs. Taggart, Mabel and Ross, Arthur and George Wright, staff of Clarson, Gordon, Dilworth, Guilfoyle and Nash, Mrs. Smith and Gladys, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Whaley and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Wilcox, Mr. and Mrs. L.C. Tesky and Door-of-Hope Tabernacle; bouquets, Gwen and Don, Mrs. Sprae Braden; sprays: Sanderson family, Harry and Orville Sloan, Mrs. and Mrs. BA??, ????, Mrs. and Mrs. J.S. Torrance, Mr. and Mrs. Jas Matthews, Mr. and Mrs. Tuck and Mrs. Sharp.
Burial took place in the family plot Forest Lawn Cemetery, Thursday afternoon. The service was conducted by Mr. George Gillespie, Wycliffe College assisted by Rev. Thompson, of Door-of-Hope Tabernacle. Mr. Russell Morrow sounded the "Last Post."
The pallbearers were: J.I.C. Wilcox, W. Walmsleys, Ross Henderson, John Clark, Ray Curry, Gordon Mossop, Ralph Bremner and Frank Jackson.
Those present from a distance were: Mr. Harry Auld, Fort William; Capt. C.W. Wright, Collingwood; Dr. F.A. Wilcox and Mr. Wm. Nuney, New York City and Mrs. James Torrance, Brampton.
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Jan.19,p.4:Frank Wooder - Frank Wooder, a young citizen of Orangeville, passed away at his home on Third Avenue, early on Tuesday morning, Deceased was a son of ex-Councillor Wooder of Mono and was born and spent his boyhood there. Six years ago he married Agnes Spiers of Erin and moved to Toronto where he was connected with the C.P.R. Express. In 1931 he moved to a farm in Erin where he lived until 2 months ago when he came to Orangeville. A member of the United church and the I.O.O. F. He is survived by his widow, and two daughters, Helen and Eleanor and one son, Kenneth, who have the sympathy of a large circle of friends in their bereavement. The funeral was held today to Erin Cemetery. Rev. A.O.W. Foreman officiating.
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Feb.23,p.5: Jno. P. Young - Orangeville friends learned with sorrow of the death of John P. Young, a former citizen, who passed away in Durham on Thursday, Feb. 9th, after an illness of five weeks. The immediate cause of death was a cerebral hemorrhage. The later Mr. Young was born in Erin and lived on the 8th line of that township for 62 years. Nineteen years ago he and two sisters moved to Orangeville, taking up their residence on York St. Five years ago deceased moved to Durham to reside with a niece, Mrs. J.H. Harding. The late Mr. Young was a genial, pleasant mannered man and a public-spirited citizen. He was identified with St. Andrew's church, Hillsburg, for many years and later with St. Andrew's Church, Orangeville, serving as an elder in both churches. In politics he was Liberal, Mrs. William Young, Russell, Man., a brother is now the only surviving ember of the family. The funeral arrangements were in change of a nephew, Mr. J.W. Turner, of Orangeville. Service was held at the home in Durham at one o'clock Friday and the remains were then forwarded to Orangeville, whence the funeral was held from Mr. Turner's Funeral Parlor to Hillsburg cemetery on Saturday afternoon. Rev. W.H. Smith and Rev. Armstrong conducted the services at Durham and Rev. J. Goodwill officiated at Hillsburg. The pallbearers were Messrs. Will Young, R.D. Nodwell, Stanley Somerville, Jas. Carlisle, Geo. Lacey and Chas. McMuchy. The late Mr. Young was an enthusiastic lawn bowler and was honorary president of the Durham Lawn Bowling club at the time of his demise.
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