Jonathan L. Book, retired fruit grower and life-long resident of North Grimsby township, passed away Thursday last, following a lingering illness.
A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Book, he was born in north Grimsby on July 22, 1872, and was in his 71st year.
He was a member of Trinity United Church and Union Lodge No. 7, A.F. & A.M. At one time he served as a member of township council.
Surviving is one brother, Burgess Book, of Grimsby.
Under direction of Union Lodge, No. 7, A.F. & A.M., the funeral was held from the Stonehouse Funeral Home Sunday afternoon with a large attendance.
Rev. W.J. Watt conducted service at the home and graveside, the latter service being followed by the Masonic Committal. Casket bearers were: John Lawson, Clarence Lewis, Hilliard Gibson, John Newton, Donald Beamer and James Dunham.