Critically injured in an accident at the National Steel Car plant a few days ago, Harry Cartner, 44, of Grimsby, died Thursday night in the Toronto General Hospital where he had been rushed under police escort for special treatment for head injury. He had been employed at the National Car for over 20 years.
Born in England, July 2nd, 1906, he came to Canada 39 years ago, residing at Kenora for a time before moving to Grimsby, where he lived at 221 Main Street West. He was a son of Robert and the late Margaret Cartner. In religion he was an adherent of the Grimsby Baptist Church. Surviving besides his wife, the former Beulah Nelson, is a son, David, at home; also his father, Robert Cartner, of Sault Ste. Marie, and two brothers, Matthew, of Sault Ste. Marie and Robert, of Fruitland.
The funeral service was largely attended, and was held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Stonehouse Funeral Home. A profusion of flowers banked the casket, attesting to the large circle of friends and acquaintances of the deceased. Rev. C.R. Duncan, pastor of the Baptist Church, conducted the service at the home, and at the grave in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Messrs. Harry Polin, Clarence Fuller, Palmer Hill, David Brown, William Barnard and Frank York.