After an illness extending over several months, there passed away, at the home of his sister, Mrs. A. R. Hayhoe, Elizabeth street, early Tuesday morning, George Henry Wilson, in his 75th year.
Deceased was a native of Grimsby, being a son of the late Edwin and Mrs. Wilson, who were descendants of United Empire Loyalist pioneers in this district. As a young man he went to Toronto where he engaged in the mercantile business for nearly a half century. He was very prominent in the Masonic Order and was a Past Master of Parkdale Lodge, A.F. & A.M. He was a member of Westmoreland United Church, Toronto.
His wife, the former Minnie Bertha Healey, predeceased him about 2 years ago.
Surviving are one son, Edwin of Toronto, and his sister, Mrs. Hayhoe, and several nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be held from the Stonehouse Funeral Home on Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. Interment will be in Mount Osborne cemetery, Beamsville.