Following a lingering illness, Alexander Daniel McKenzie, better known to his many friends as "Alex", passed away on Tuesday, January 18th, at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
In his 69th year, Mr. McKenzie was born in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on Sept. 29th, 1881, and came to Canada 40 years ago, having resided in Grimsby since 1913. He had been shipper for Metal Craft Co. Ltd. for the past 17 years, and had served in the Grimsby Fire Department for nearly 18 years. He was for many years an enthusiastic bowler.
Survived by his wife, the former Sarah Heard, he also leaves one son. Charles, Grimsby, and 4 daughters, Miss Jean, Hamilton; Mrs. Alfred Farr, Smithville; Mrs. Lorne Merritt, Stoney Creek, and Mrs. Gordon White, Ancaster; and 10 grandchildren. A brother and sister live in Scotland.
Rev. J.P McLeod, of St. John's Presbyterian Church, of which the deceased was a member, will conduct the funeral service this afternoon at Stonehouse Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.