John Kolom, resident of Grimsby for the last 2 years, died Thursday at the Niagara Peninsula Sanatorium, St. Catharines, where he had been a patient for the last few months.
In his 53rd year, he was a native of Austria, coming to Canada 35 years ago.
Before coming to Grimsby to take up fruit farming, he had mined at Val d'Or, Que., and had also operated a grocery business there for 11 years.
Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Mrs. William Piekarski, Grimsby, and Miss Sylvia Kolom, Toronto.
Remains rested at the Stonehouse Funeral Home, Grimsby, where funeral services were conducted by Rev. Neil M. Leckie on Saturday afternoon. Interment was made in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.