After an illness of one week, Sarah Catherine Snyder, widow of the late Andrew Alpheus (Lant) Snyder, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W.E. Wilcox, John Street, Grimsby, on Sunday last.
Deceased was born in Clinton township 86 years ago, a daughter of the late George and Phoebe Firestone. She resided at St. Ann's until 14 years ago when she came to live with her daughter at Grimsby. She was a member of St. Ann's United church.
Besides her daughter (Clara) and son-in-law (Ernie), she leaves one sister, Mrs. Emily McPherson of Toronto.
Funeral services were conducted from the Book Funeral Home, Smithville, on Wednesday afternoon by the Rev. F.I. Stephenson, and were largely attended. The many heartful floral tributes attested to the high esteem in which she was held by those who knew her. Interment was in St. Ann's Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Elliott Taylor, Frank Black, George Warrender, Arthur Snyder, Rolland Botterill and Wm. B. Thompson.