Howting, Rosa Emma (née Fairfax) (Died)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 1 Apr 1948, p. 10
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Simcoe - March 29 - After an illness of two months, Mrs. William Thomas Howting, the former Rosa Emma Fairfax, died on Thursday at her home in Woodhouse Township.

Born at Bolsover, Warwickshire, Eng., 70 years ago, she came to Canada in 1914 and lived in Brantford for 8 years. Before coming to Simcoe 7 years ago, she had lived at Burford, Georgetown and Silver Hill, where her husband was engaged in fur farming. Mrs. Howting was a member of Trinity Anglican Church.

Besides her husband, whom she married in 1907, she is survived by one son, Jack, of Simcoe; three daughters, Miss Rhoda Howting, Reg.N., of Hamilton; Mrs. H.G. Harris, Grimsby, and Miss Mary Howting, Simcoe; two brothers, George Fairfax, of Montreal, and Fred Fairfax, of Nottingham, Eng.; two sisters, Miss Ethel Fairfax, of Essex,Eng., and Mrs. Jennie Gunton of Brisbane, Australia, and three grandchildren.

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1 Apr 1948
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25 Mar 1948
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Howting, Rosa Emma (née Fairfax) (Died)