Mercer, Viola (née Gowland) (Died)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 8 Feb 1945, p. 8
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The death occurred at her home on Hamilton on Friday afternoon last, after a considerable period of illness of Viola, wife of James Mercer, in her 50th year. Youngest daughter of the late David and Mrs. Gowland, she was born in Blackheath but had lived in Grimsby for a great many years before going to Hamilton to reside. Her death is the first break in the Gowland family of 10 children. She was a member of New Westminster Presbyterian Church. Surviving besides her husband are two daughters, Miss Audrey at home and Mrs. Thomas Stewart, Hamilton; five brothers, James Gowland, Grimsby and William, Clarence, Harold and George of Hamilton; four sisters, Mrs. George Dalgleish, Niagara Falls, Ontario; Miss Margaret Gowland, Mrs. L.M. Patterson and Mrs. Austin Loukes, Hamilton. Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon from the J.B. Marlatt Funeral Home. Interment being made in Queen's Lawn Cemetery, Grimsby.

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Newspaper located at Grimsby Historical Society Archives
Date of Publication
8 Feb 1945
Date Of Event
2 Feb 1945
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Mercer, Viola (née Gowland) (Died)