Dwyer, Eugene F. (Died)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 11 Jun 1942, p. 1
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A veteran resident of Lincoln County, Eugene F. Dwyer, passed away early Saturday morning at his St. Catharines home. He was in his 92nd year, and during his long and busy life took a keen interest in the affairs of the district. As far back as 1889 he was Warden of Lincoln County, and he possessed a 50 year past master's masonic jewel presented to him by the grand lodge of Canada.[lengthy description of his career] Mr. Dwyer was a fifth generation United Empire Loyalist, descending from four loyalist families, the Reads, Mays, Secords and Hainers. He was the son of the late James Dwyer and Sarah Read. His father volunteered for the Confederate army in the American Civil War and was killed in action...His wife, the former Anna May, predeceased him in 1930. He is survived by one daughter, Miss Anna Beatrice Dwyer at home; one son, Leslie Read Dwyer, "Mayholme", Grantham township, a farm which was given to the family by crown deed, and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held from the late residence, Welland Street, last Monday afternoon, interment followed in Victoria Park Cemetery.

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11 Jun 1942
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06 Jun 1942
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Dwyer, Eugene F. (Died)