Grimsby Newspapers
Garr, Mary Jane (née Tufford) (Died on 14 May 1944)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 18 May 1944, p. 5

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A resident of Grimsby for practically all her life, the death occurred on Sunday last of Mary Jane Garr, relict of George Henry Garr, in her 86th year.

Mrs. Garr was born in the township of Clinton, a daughter of Mary Jane and Martin Tufford. After her marriage she came to Grimsby to reside. For many years she and her husband resided on the old St. Andrew's Church farm, what is now St. Andrew's Avenue, Kidd Avenue, Bolton Street and the property owned by the Canadian Canners, also all the property north of the C.N.R. to the lake. After leaving the farm they resided in North Grimsby, where Col. W.W. Johnson now resides. After the death of Mr. Garr she lived in Grimsby for many years, only a few years ago going to live with her daughters, Mrs. F. Duck and Mrs. Lloyd Jacobs of Grassies, at whose home she died.

Surviving are three daughters and one son, Mrs. George House of St. Catharines; Mrs. Fred Duck and Mrs. Lloyd Jacobs, Grassies; Harry Garr of Hamilton, a veteran of the last war, also 10 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon from the home of Mrs. Fred Duck to Queen's Lawn Cemetery.

Officiating at the house and grave were Rev. Neil Leckie of Grimsby and Mr. Judson Merritt of Grassie. Casket bearers were Delos, Albert, Irvin and Melvin Hurst, Wm. Smith and Charles Long.

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18 May 1944
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14 May 1944
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Garr, Mary Jane (née Tufford) (Died on 14 May 1944)