After a protracted illness there passed away at his home Main St. West, North Grimsby, early on Tuesday morning, David Henry Gesner, M.D., in his 78th year.
Deceased gentleman was born in Kent County on January 11th, 1870, and after finishing his schooling he took up school teaching. He first came to this district in the late 90's and taught school in the little school house at the corner of No. 8 Highway and Park road, in S.S. No. 1, for some time. He graduated in medicine in 1902 and immediately opened up a practice in Grimsby and for 42 years, until his retirement in 1944 administered kindly and successfully to a large clientele in this district.
Dr. Gesner was a man of quiet and unassuming disposition who was well liked and looked up to by all with whom he came in contact.
Surviving are his widow, the former Elsie Stevenson, and four sisters, Mrs. Jean W. McKellar, Muirkirk, Ontario; Mrs. W. Henderson, Watson, Sask.; Mrs. Arthur Battersby, Saskatoon, Sask. and Mrs. James A. Kelson, Edmonton, Alta.
Funeral services will be conducted from the Stonehouse Funeral Home this (Thursday) afternoon at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.