Cowan, Mary Elizabeth (née Forbes) (Died on 7 July 1950)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 13 Jul 1950, p. 7

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Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Cowan, wife of the late Wm. C. Cowan, of Grimsby, died Friday at Bellevue Hospital, St. Catharines, in her 95th year.

A daughter of the late Robert and Caraline Forbes, she was born in Oxford County on February 5th, 1856, and had spent most of her life around Grimsby.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. W.H. Barnim, Grimsby; Mrs. S. Tilley, Toronto, and Miss Lena Cowan, Toronto; also two sons, Fred, in Illinois and William E., of Toronto.

Remains rested at the Stonehouse Funeral Home, Grimsby, and a private service was held from there on Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Interment was made in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.

Casket bearers were John Budge, A.F.Hawke, Richard Theal, Wm. Byford, Ralph McDonald and C.F. Sanderson.

Rev. Neil M. Leckie officiated.

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13 Jul 1950
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7 July 1950
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    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Cowan, Mary Elizabeth (née Forbes) (Died on 7 July 1950)