After a long illness contracted while serving in the home guard, Kent, England, where he and his wife were visiting at the beginning of the war, Daniel Alway Jacobs died at the home of his sister, Mrs. William Game, Robinson street, on Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacobs returned to Canada last month after crossing the Atlantic on a United states troop ship, the passage having been arranged through the personal intervention of the Canadian High Commissioner in London, Vincent Massey.
Mr. Jacobs was the son of the late Zachariah and Margaret Jacobs of North Grimsby Township, and was in his 62nd year. He was a member of St. Andrew's Church. Besides his wife he is survived by four stepsons and one stepdaughter: Louis Game, Grimsby; Edward Barber, Paris; Cpl. Edwin Barber, Jarvis; Cpl. Wm. Barber, Windsor, and Mrs. Ellen Ward, in England. He also leaves two sisters and two brothers, Mrs. William Game, and Mrs. Clara Walker, both of Grimsby; Arthur Jacobs, Smithville, and William Jacobs, Winona.
Rev. J.A. Ballard conducted the services at the funeral which was held from Stonehouse Funeral Home on Tuesday afternoon, with the following acting as pallbearers: Cecil Farrow, Wm. Pearson, Sr., Edward Lampman, Roy Farrell, Andrew Swayze and Murray Lawrie.