A former resident of Grimsby passed away early Friday morning, September 25th, at his home, 147 Highbourne Road, Toronto, in the person of Wilfrid Christopher Morrison. Born in Toronto, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. Morrison, he had lived in this district a number of years, being manager of The Grimsby Neckwear Company, Ltd., later moving back to Toronto where he had been manager of The Paris Neckwear Company, Ltd., of New York City, for the past 12 years.
He is survived by his wife, the former Louisa Flett, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Flett; Winston C. Morrison, a son by a former marriage, and a sister, Mrs. Fred Hardy, of Toronto.
The late Mr. Morrison was an accomplished violinist, and had taken much interest in choir work in St. James Cathedral in Toronto, St. Andrew's Anglican Church and St. John's Presbyterian Church, Grimsby.
Rev. I.B. Kaine, B.A., of Dunnville, formerly of St. John's Presbyterian Church, Grimsby, conducted the funeral service from the Morley S. Bedford Funeral Home, Eglington Avenue, West, Toronto, on Monday afternoon, which was largely attended by business associates and friends from Toronto.
The honorary pallbearers were Messrs. Frank Parton, Percy Carter, Jas. Hunter, Robert Stevenson, Fred Hardy and Mr. Tucker. Interment was made at Queen's Lawn Cemetery, Grimsby, with Rev. J.A. Ballard of St. Andrew's Anglican Church officiating. The active pallbearers were Fred Jewson, D.E. Anderson, J.H. Gibson, W.H. House, L.A. Bromley and J.D. Lamont.