Many mourn passing of late Dr. J.F.McLay
Grimsby Independent, 6 Jan 1932, p. 1,4
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6 Jan 1932
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1 Jan 1932
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McLay, J.F.
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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A brilliant career marked by public spirited service in the town of Grimsby as a municipal councillor and medical officer of health and distinguished service overseas in the World War, was brought to a sudden and tragic close on New Year's afternoon in the death by accidental poisoning through carbon monoxide gas of Dr. J.F.McLay, 771 Main St. West, Hamilton, and until a year or so ago an esteemed resident of this town...Born in Woodstock 48 years ago, Dr. McLay was a son of the late Frank McLay...[lengthy description of career and accomplishments] Besides his widow he leaves a baby daughter, Mary Jane, at home; his brother, Dean Walter McLay of McMaster University, and five sisters, Mrs. Arthur M. Overholt and Miss Augusta of Brantford, Miss Mabel of New York city, Mrs. (Rev.) L. Brown of Hillside, N.J., and Mrs. Owen Grey of Detroit, Mich. A brother, Dr. Stanley McLay of Woodstock, died several years ago...A most impressive service took place at Queen's Lawn cemetery, Grimsby, on Sunday afternoon where burial was made in the soldier's plot...

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Many mourn passing of late Dr. J.F.McLay