Grimsby Newspapers
Life long resident removed by death
Publication:
Grimsby Independent, 12 Aug 1943, p. 1


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Media Type:
Newspaper
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Item Type:
Articles
Date of Publication:
12 Aug 1943
Date Of Event:
9 Aug 1943
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Gamble, Charlotte Eliza ; Pettit, Andrew Hamilton ; Nixon, Sarah
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Death removed one of Grimsby's oldest residents on Monday evening, August 9th, in the person of Mrs. Charlotte Eliza Gamble. Deceased lady was born in Grimsby on June 19th, 1859, and was in her 85th year, being a daughter of the late Andrew Hamilton Pettit and Sarah Nixon, both being members of United Empire Loyalist pioneer families in this section. Deceased had since childhood been a very ardent worker in St. Andrew's Church and a large number of residents here now were taught in Sunday School by her. Her husband, Peter H. Gamble, predeceased her in 1928. Surviving are one sister, Mrs. E.A. Lancaster, St. Catharines; two nieces, Mrs. Hugh Whyte and Miss Marion Pettit, Grimsby; four nephews, E.H. Lancaster, K.C., Crown Attorney for Lincoln, Harry C. Lancaster of St. Catharines; John Pettit, Montreal and Lewis Pettit, now serving with the United States Army. Funeral services are being held this afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Church, Rev. J. Allan Ballard officiating. Interment will be in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.

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Life long resident removed by death