Wood, Thomas (Died on 15 Dec 1916)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 20 Dec 1916, p. 7

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Beamsville Express - A prominent citizen and businessman passed away on Friday morning last after two weeks' illness, when death claimed Thomas Wood Sr., of Beamsville, in his 62nd year. Mr. Wood was born in the county of Cavan, Ireland, and the early portion of his life was spent in Scotland. The deceased had been a resident of Beamsville for over 25 years, the last 12 being spent in mercantile life and was one of Beamsville's most respected and esteemed citizens. Mr. Wood was a Presbyterian in religion and a past master of the Masonic Order. A widow, one daughter, Mrs. Geo. Borden, of Pawtucket, R.I., two sons, Thos. of Hamilton, with the Ocean Accident and Guarantee Co., and William of the Bank of Hamilton, at home, survive. Mr. Wood's mother predeceased him last Sept. in her 85th year. Two sisters in Australia, one in England, two in the States, one brother in Ireland and one in New York also survive. A large funeral was held at 2:30 Sunday afternoon when Rev. A.A. Laing, Rev. C.E. McLeod and Ivy Lodge, A.F. and A.M. conducted the service. The many and beautiful floral tributes bore testimony to the esteem of the deceased.

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Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum.
Date of Publication:
20 Dec 1916
Date Of Event:
15 Dec 1916
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Wood, Thomas (Died on 15 Dec 1916)