In very poor health for several years there passed away at his home, 30 Murray Street, on Tuesday morning, James McQuay, in his 81st year.
Deceased was born in Markham township, January 16th, 1867, and lived a great portion of his life in Toronto, coming to Grimsby about 20 years ago, taking up fruit farming on Roberts Road. Ten years ago he moved to Grimsby town.
He was a member of Trinity United Church and served on the Session Board.
Surviving are his wife, the former Augusta Louise Hampton and three brothers, George, Homer and Benjamin, one sister, Mrs. Aurilla MacGregor, all of Toronto.
Funeral services were held at his late home on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. W.J. Watt officiating. Later the remains were taken to the A.W. Miles Funeral Chapel, Toronto, where funeral services will be held this Thursday afternoon. Interment will be in Mount Pleasant cemetery.