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Mr. John Rose Succumbs to Anemia
Early On Tuesday Morning
After Long Illness
MEAFORD EXPRESS (1915) - Mr. John Rose, eldest son of Mr. Wm. Rose, Sr., passed away at his residence, Denmark Ave., early on Tuesday morning after a long illness from anemia. Deceased has been ailing for about a year, but it was only about two months ago that his malady became acute and caused anxiety to his family and friends.
   The late Mr. Rose was born at Drayton, Ont. And came to Meaford with his parents in 1871. After serving on many of the lake boats as......... he took charge of the Collingwood waterworks station and held the position of head engineer there for some 16 or 17 years. Some eighteen months ago he returned to Meaford and was in the employ of the Seaman-Kent Co., which position he had to abandon on account of ill health.
   In January 1895 he was married to Miss Martha Clarke, daughter of the late Noble Clarke, who survives with a family of three, two daughters and one son. He is also survived by an aged father, three brothers and four sisters as follows: Mrs. S. Weaver, Mrs. E. Milligan, Galt; and Mrs. P. Benson and Mrs. Perks, Meaford; Wm., Meaford; Frank, Little Current; Fred, Providence Bay.
   The funeral will be held from his late residence to Meaford Cemetery at Two o'clock this afternoon.

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

Eliza MORGAN wife of William Rose died
May 11 1905 age 63 yr 4 mo
William died March 14 1922 age 81 yr
John Rose 1866 - 1915 his wife
Martha M CLARKE 1868 - 1944 their son
Gordon 1897 - 1935
Jack H BURNS 1896 - 1965 his wife
Leora Rose 1899 -

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Obituary Source: Meaford Express

Obit & tombstone data submitted by: Donna Binsted

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