Grimsby Newspapers
Fisher, Dennis (Died on 29 Oct 1943)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 4 Nov 1943, p. 4

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On Friday evening last, death removed a life long citizen of Grimsby in the person of Dennis Fisher, in his 79th year. Deceased was born and raised in Grimsby and learned his trades of carpenter and cooper here. In the days when thousands of apple barrels were manufactured in this district, he was considered one of the fastest coopers in the province. In his young days he was a hard ball player of note in the district. For many years he trapped in the winter time and his trap lines spread out along the mountain ridge for miles. He was an adherent of St. Andrew's Church. One son, Charles of Buffalo and two brothers, Enos of Jordan and David of Grimsby, survive. Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at the Stonehouse Funeral Home, being conducted by Rev. J. Allan Ballard. Interment took place in St. Andrew's cemetery. Casket bearers were : Clarence Shelton, James M. Wentworth, Wm. Schwab, T. Edward Mannell, Jas. M. Lawrie, Edward E. Farewell.

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4 Nov 1943
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29 Oct 1943
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Fisher, Dennis (Died on 29 Oct 1943)