News of the sudden passing of Cecil Book, formerly of 19 Robinson Street, Grimsby, came as a shock to a host of friends and acquaintances last Friday afternoon.
Mr. Book, a carpenter by trade, had just commenced work following his lunch hour, when he collapsed and was dead before medical attention arrived.
He was employed by Structures and Foundations Ltd.
Mr. Book was born in South Grimsby Township in 1879 and had been a resident of Grimsby for the last 38 years. Besides his sorrowing wife, the former Stella Monsinger, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Stanley Morden, of Keewatin; Margaret Book, of Timmins; a brother, Charles of Grimsby; a sister, Mrs. A.M. Fritshaw, of Tisdale, Sask.
The body rested at the Book Funeral Home, Smithville, until Sunday. Funeral services were held from his late residence, 19 Robinson Street, Grimsby, Monday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. Interment was made in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.
Services were conducted by the Rev. E.A.Brooks of St. Andrew's Church. Casket bearers were: Geo. Wilcox,Wray Betts, George Zimmerman, John Gibbs, Norman Morningstar, Lewis Jones.