A large circle of friends learned with sincere regret of the passing on Monday, April 30th of James George Stuart, a prominent resident of the township, which occurred at his home near Grassie.
A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Stuart, he was born on the farm where he had spent his entire lifetime. During his residence in the community he commanded in large measure the respect and friendship of his fellow citizens and a wide circle of friends throughout the district by whom he was held in the highest regard.
The late Mr. Stuart was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Surviving besides his widow are six sons: James D., Road Commissioner of North Grimsby; Joseph Garnet, North Grimsby; Wallace of Moose Jaw; Robert, Bruce and John Gordon, of Hamilton, and Frederick at home. Also 4 daughters, Mrs. W.E. McClary, of London; Mrs. Grace Allan, Hamilton; Mrs. Robert Forsythe, Vancouver; and Mrs. Frances E. Duck, of South Grimsby.
The funeral will be held from his late residence on Friday at 2 o'clock. Interment will be made in Trinity United Church cemetery.
Grimsby Independent 9 May 1934: The funeral of the late James G. Stuart held on Friday afternoon from his residence at Grassies was attended by a large number of friends and relatives who gathered to pay their final tribute of respect to a highly regarded citizen of the community.
Services at the home and the graveside were conducted by Rev. C.L. Cowan of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, and Rev. D.H. Currie, of Smithville Presbyterian Church. Interment was made in Trinity Churchyard, Grimsby.
The following were pallbearers: Honorary: W.H.VanDuzer, David Allan, Burgess Book, Arthur Walker, Aubrey Walker, Dr. J.H. Leeds, F.H. Patterson and Marshall Merritt. Active: James D. Stuart, W. Wallace Stuart, Robert Bruce Stuart, John Gordon Stuart, Joseph Garnet Stuart and Frederick I. Stuart. All sons of the deceased.