Following a lengthy illness, the death occurred at his home, Nelles Road, on Friday evening, of Robert Bernard Harrod, a resident of Grimsby for the past 15 years. He was in his 78th year.
Born in Burlington on September 11, 1857, the late Mr. Harrod had spent the greater part of his life at Lindsay, where he was a foreman in a manufacturing plant.
Surviving, besides his wife, are 3 daughters, Mrs. Lloyd McGill and Mrs. Victor Joyce, both of Detroit, and Mrs. Frank Cooper of Grimsby; 3 sons, Clyde of Toronto, Glenn, Winona and Karl of Detroit; one brother, Samuel, of Palermo and one sister, Mrs. Boothman of St. Catharines.
The funeral was held from his late residence on Sunday afternoon with Rev. J.A. Ballard officiating at the home and graveside, interment being made in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Messrs. Arthur Hewson, J. Gillespie, J.H. Gibson, A.E.Cole, A.H. Russ and [blank]Sovereign.