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Popular Meaford Business Man
  Dies After Few Months Illness
  From Enlargement of Heart
MEAFORD EXPRESS (1922) - Death came very suddenly about ten o'clock on Tuesday morning to Arthur M. Corley, who has been in delicate health from heart trouble since May last. Toronto specialists were consulted and he spent some time in the Collingwood Hospital in the hope of regaining his old-time vitality. About a week ago he returned home and he felt some better on Tuesday morning and had laid down when he appeared to be seized with a weakness and expired.
   The late Mr. Corley was born in St. Vincent, and was the youngest son of the late James Corley. For a number of years he acted as clothing salesman for Messrs. S.A. Gray & Co. after which he entered the jewelry and stationery business with our former townsman, Mr. A.W. Rixon. Disposing of the business Mrs. Corley became manager of Oak Hall and was thus engaged until he started in the furnishing business on his own accout. Two years ago he accepted the agency for the Overland and Studebaker cars which he continued up to the time of his illness.

Lakeview Cemetery, Meaford, Ontario tombstone inscription, from BGOGS :

James 1822 - 1887 his wife
Geraldine SPARLING 1829 - 1918
Lydia F Corley wife of F H DINSMORE 1863 - 1909
Harvey A Corley 1869 - 1892
Arthur M Corley 1875 - 1922 his wife
Edith E McGEE 1869 - 1952
Mary Geraldine 1905 - 1915 wife of Allan D HUTCHINSON

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Bruce Grey Ontario Genealogical Society

Obituary Source: Meaford Express

Obit & tombstone data submitted by: Donna Binsted

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