Pettit, Cecil Clifford (Died on 31 Dec 1942)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 7 Jan 1943, p. 4

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A descendant of United Empire Loyalists, Cecil Clifford Pettit died Thursday morning at the age of 72 years on the Fruitland farm granted to his ancestors by the crown in 1803.

Mr. Pettit, one of the best known fruit growers in the district before his retirement, belonged to the Associated Gospel churches.

Left to mourn are his widow, the former Nina Smith; a daughter, Mrs. Ernest Norman, of Oshawa; three grandsons; two brothers, Frank, of Tacoma, Wash., and Rev. M.S. Pettit, Columbus, Ohio, and a sister, Mrs. Henry Zimmerman, of Fruitland. The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock from his home to Fruitland cemetery.

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7 Jan 1943
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31 Dec 1942
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Pettit, Cecil Clifford (Died on 31 Dec 1942)