Mrs. Emery Patterson passed away at the Grimsby Nursing Home on Friday last after a lingering illness. In her 62nd year, she was the former Amelia Bell Wilcox, daughter of the late Israel and Isabel Wilcox, and was born in South Grimsby township on December 3, 1882.
Married 34 years ago, she had resided here for the last 30 years. She was a member of Trinity United Church and was a past president of the Ladies' Aid and active in all societies of the church.
She was also a member of Lincoln Loyalist chapter, I.O.D.E., and had taken an active part in the local Red Cross until taken ill.
Surviving, besides her husband,is a son, Owen Patterson, at home; also three sisters, Mrs. Beatice Tufford, Beamsville; Mrs. Andrew Grassie, Port Colborne; Miss Myrtle Wilcox, Hamilton, and two brothers, Thompson Wilcox, South Grimsby and Elwood Wilcox, Beamsville.
Rev. W.J. Watt conducted private funeral services from her late home on Sunday afternoon. Interment being in Queen's Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers were: A.J. Dow, Murray Beamer, Wm. McNiven, Fred Kitchen, Awrey and Gordon Lipsitt.