Grimsby Newspapers
Gillespie, John (Died on 29 Oct 1945)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 1 Nov 1945, p. 8

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A well known resident of Grimsby Beach for the past 23 years, the death occurred on Monday of John Gillespie, in his 89th year. Deceased had not been in the best of health for some time and two weeks ago he had the misfortune to have a bad fall and suffered a broken hip and since then has been confined to hospital. He was born on Wolfe Island, opposite Kingston, where he had farmed all his life up until his retirement in 1922,when he moved to Grimsby. He was a member of St. Andrew's Anglican Church. Surviving are two sons and four daughters, Harold and Herbert of Grimsby Beach; Mrs. Harper Gillham of Ottawa; Mrs. H.F. Berry of Quebec; Mrs. N.M. Cooke, Toronto and Mrs. Geddes Thomson, Evanston, Ill. Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon from the Stonehouse Funeral Home, Rev. E.A. Brooks, officiating. Interment was in Queen's Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers were his two sons Harold and Herbert Gillespie, two sons-in-law, H.F. Berry and N.M. Cooke and William and Allen Nelles.

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1 Nov 1945
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29 Oct 1945
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Gillespie, John (Died on 29 Oct 1945)