Grimsby Newspapers
Bourne, Sophia Mary (née Hillier) (Died on 26 Aug 1944)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 31 Aug 1944, p. 7

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A highly respected resident of Grimsby for the past 45 years, Sophia Mary, wife of Councillor A.B. Bourne, passed quietly to rest at her home on Mountain Street on Saturday morning last, after a lingering illness, from which her legion of friends had hoped she might recover. She was the former Sophia Mary Hillier of Hamilton and came to Grimsby in 1899 to take charge of the dress making department in the A.F. Hawke store. She was a member of St. Andrew's Anglican church and was active in all church organizations. She was also a member of the Red Cross and other local women's societies. Surviving besides her husband in one son, Robert. C. Bourne of Grimsby; two sisters, Miss Emily Hillier, Grimsby and Miss Hester Hillier, Hamilton; two brothers, Henry of Grimsby and George of Hamilton. Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon in St. Andrew's church and were largely attended, Rev. J. Allan Ballard officiating. Interment being in St. Andrew's churchyard. Casket bearers were Richard Theal, Harold Johnson, G. Murray Beamer, George Walter and Joseph Gratton, Hamilton and Robert Fallis, Jarvis.

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31 Aug 1944
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26 Aug 1944
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Bourne, Sophia Mary (née Hillier) (Died on 26 Aug 1944)