Sydney Thomas Henley, a resident of Grimsby for the last 30 years, died Monday at the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Grimsby, after a lengthy illness.
In his 69th year, he was born in England, June 15, 1883, a son of the late Robert and Amelia Henley, and came to Ontario about 30 years ago. He was a sergeant in the R.A.F. in the First World War and was a member of the Canadian Legion.
For many years he was the efficient caretaker of Grimsby Public School and was very popular with the children. Mr. Henley is survived by his wife, the former Rosa Redfern; two sons, Arthur, of Grimsby, and Herbert, of St. David's; a brother and three sisters in England; two sisters in Australia; a sister in Alberta, and several grandchildren. Two sons and a daughter predeceased him.
The body is resting at the Stonehouse Funeral Home. The Rev. E.A. Brook will conduct the service in St. Andrew' Anglican Church this (Thursday) afternoon at 2 p.m., followed by interment in St. Andrew's Churchyard.