Grimsby Newspapers
Smith, Murray B. (Died on 16 Jan 1935)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 23 Jan 1935, p. 5

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Following a lengthy illness Murray B. Smith, a well-known and highly respected citizen of the Niagara Peninsula, passed away on Wednesday, January 16th at his home in North Grimsby township. The late Mr. Smith who came of United Empire Loyalist stock successfully operated the fruit farm where he was born and had spent his lifetime. He was in his 74th year. His father, the late Isaac Smith was also born on the same farm.

In municipal affairs Mr. Smith had served on the North Grimsby council and was at one time reeve in the township. Deceased was a member of St. Andrew's Anglican Church and also belonged to Union Lodge No. 7, A.F. and A.M.

The funeral took place on Saturday afternoon and was largely attended. Rev. J.A.Ballard conducted the service which was under Masonic auspices.

The pallbearers were Wor. Bros. Dr. D. Clark, C.W.F.Carpenter, G.B. McConachie and A.F. Hawke of Union Lodge and Thomas W. Allan and William F. Geddes. The burial ritual of the order was read at the graveside by Wor. Bro. C. Gowland, Wor. Master and Wor. Bro. David Allan as chaplain.

Interment was made in St. Andrew's churchyard, Grimsby.

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Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum
Date of Publication:
23 Jan 1935
Date Of Event:
16 Jan 1935
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Smith, Murray B. (Died on 16 Jan 1935)