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  • Subject: Obituaries
  • Dies suddenly at the beach
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Aug 1931, p. 1     A gloom was cast over the Beach residents on Saturday afternoon by the tragic death of Frank Wesley, one of the best known and esteemed summer cottagers, whose untimely demise took place shortly after his arrival there for a three weeks' vacation. The late Mr. Wesley who was a resident ...
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Aug 1931, p. 1   A gloom was cast over the Beach residents on Saturday afternoon by ...
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  • Many mourn passing of late Dr. J.F.McLay
    Grimsby Independent, 6 Jan 1932, p. 1,4     Full article is available at the Grimsby Public Library and at the Grimsby Museum...
    Grimsby Independent, 6 Jan 1932, p. 1,4   Full article is available at the Grimsby Public Library and at the ...
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  • Flower lover meets death beneath wheels of coach
    Grimsby Independent, 10 Jun 1943, p. 1,7     Dr. Donald Clark struck down while crossing intersection of Paton and Main Streets - wheels pass over body. In his 81st year. Had practiced dentistry for 53 years - 22 years in Grimsby - great bowler and curler - tulips were his hobby. Grimsby district was greatly shocked and grieved ...
    Grimsby Independent, 10 Jun 1943, p. 1,7   Dr. Donald Clark struck down while crossing intersection of Paton and Main ...
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  • Prominent Citizen, Soldier Passed Suddenly on Friday
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Oct 1952, p. 1,5     Lt.-Col. Frederick Garfield Kemp, D.S.O., M.C., died suddenly at his home, No. 8 highway east, on Friday last, in his 60th year. A veteran of the First World War, he had served in France with the 4th Canadian Infantry Battalion (the Mad Fourth), had been twice wounded in action, and ...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Oct 1952, p. 1,5   Lt.-Col. Frederick Garfield Kemp, D.S.O., M.C., died suddenly at his home, No. ...
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  • Grimsby Loses Very Estimable Citizen
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Feb 1953, p. 1,6     Sudden Passing of Peter Graham on Monday Afternoon was Great Shock to People of this District. In the sudden passing on Monday afternoon, of Peter Graham, 26 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby Town and North Grimsby Township lost one of its very finest citizens. A man who at all times had the ...
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Feb 1953, p. 1,6   Sudden Passing of Peter Graham on Monday Afternoon was Great Shock to ...
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  • Professor Jackson Passes Away Monday
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Nov 1953, p. 1,6     Held Many High Positions in Schools and Universities - Was Director of Agriculture for New Zealand - Published Several Text Books on Biology. Professor Vincent William Jackson, widely known in educational circles, died at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Monday, in his 78th year. He had lived ...
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Nov 1953, p. 1,6   Held Many High Positions in Schools and Universities - Was Director of ...
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  • Octogenarian Passes to His Last Reward
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Nov 1953, p. 1,2     Albert E. Cole Had Been a Resident of Grimsby for 67 years - Founded the Cole's Florists Business Over a Half Century Ago. A gentleman who had been associated with the floricultural and business life of the Grimsby district for over half a century passed away at West Lincoln Memorial ...
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Nov 1953, p. 1,2   Albert E. Cole Had Been a Resident of Grimsby for 67 years ...
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  • Community Has Lost a Wonderful Woman
    Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1953, p. 37,43     In the death in Toronto of Catharine Falconbridge Groce on Saturday last, one of the finest citizens that ever lived in any community passed to Her Reward. Catharine Groce, or "Kate" to me, was a wonderful woman. She came to Grimsby as a child, a daughter of the late Pelham ...
    Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1953, p. 37,43   In the death in Toronto of Catharine Falconbridge Groce on Saturday last, ...
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  • George W. Crittenden had long municipal service
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Jul 1953, p. 1,8     After a lingering illness of several weeks duration, George Wilmot Crittenden passed away in West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Tuesday last in his 80th year. Deceased was born in the little hamlet of Edgar in North Gwilliambury Township on June 2nd, 1874, a son of Alexander and Nancy (Pringle) ...
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Jul 1953, p. 1,8   After a lingering illness of several weeks duration, George Wilmot Crittenden passed ...
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  • Prominent Businessman and Municipal Official Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Jul 1953, p. 1,3     The death occurred in West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Thursday afternoon last of James Ithamer Theal, long a prominent businessman and resident of Grimsby, in his 72nd year. In the passing of James Theal, Grimsby has lost a citizen who for over 40 years took a leading interest in the ...
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Jul 1953, p. 1,3   The death occurred in West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Thursday afternoon last ...
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  • Florence Randal Livesay Dies after Brief Period of Residence in Grimsby
    Grimsby Independent, 30 Jul 1953, p. 6     Less than month after taking up residence in Grimsby, Florence Randal Livesay, noted Canadian poet and newspaper woman, died on July 27th in Toronto following a fall suffered on a bus. A writer of sensitive verse, her publications included "Songs of Ukrainia", "Shepherd's Purse", "Savour of Salt" ...
    Grimsby Independent, 30 Jul 1953, p. 6   Less than month after taking up residence in Grimsby, Florence Randal Livesay, ...
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  • Employee of Town Suddenly Stricken
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Apr 1948, p. 12     A well known employee of the Town of Grimsby, James Scott, town teamster, suffered a sudden seizure on Wednesday morning and passed away before medical aid could reach him. Deceased, along with Mike Sweet, was engaged in cutting down a tree on Murray Street when shortly before 11 o'clock he ...
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Apr 1948, p. 12   A well known employee of the Town of Grimsby, James Scott, town ...
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  • Grimsby Minister suffers seizure: passes suddenly
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Sep 1953, p. 1,3     Stricken by a heart attack, the Rev. Charles Robert Duncan, M.A., B.D., D.D., minister of Grimsby Baptist Church since 1949, died in the ambulance while being removed to West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Thursday night last. One of Ontario's most widely known Baptist ministers, he had been ...
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Sep 1953, p. 1,3   Stricken by a heart attack, the Rev. Charles Robert Duncan, M.A., B.D., ...
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  • Old Residents will Recall This Lady
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 3 Jan 1952, p. 1,8     The Independent is in receipt of the following article from Mrs. Wm. Rickel of Dayton, Ohio, which we believe will be of interest to a great many of the older residents of this district. Mabel Woolverton Mode: 4-29-1874 to 11-21-1951. I thought your paper might be interested in having information ...
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 3 Jan 1952, p. 1,8   The Independent is in receipt of the following article from Mrs. Wm. ...
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  • Camby Wismer passes away
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1     Camby Wismer, who resigned as clerk and treasurer of Lincoln county last May after holding that office for 35 years, passed away Sunday at his home at Jordan. He was in his 72nd year. The late Mr. Wismer, who had been in failing health for more than a year, suffered ...
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1   Camby Wismer, who resigned as clerk and treasurer of Lincoln county last ...
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  • Pioneer of Fruit District Crosses the Great Divide
    Grimsby Independent, 21 Oct 1948, p. 1,5     A long and useful life was ended last Friday evening with the death of Hon. E.D. Smith, 95, at his home, "Helderleigh", in Winona. One of the great pioneer builders of the Dominion of Canada, he was a member of the Canadian Senate for 32 years and was dean of ...
    Grimsby Independent, 21 Oct 1948, p. 1,5   A long and useful life was ended last Friday evening with the ...
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  • Beloved Country M.D. Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 17 Feb 1949, p. 1,6     Less than a month after he was honoured for a life-time of devoted medical service in a sprawling district stretching from Jordan to Grimsby, Dr. A.H. Addy died Saturday morning in St. Joseph's Hospital. He was in his 80th year. It was on January 18 that Dr. Addy was to ...
    Grimsby Independent, 17 Feb 1949, p. 1,6   Less than a month after he was honoured for a life-time of ...
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  • Former Grimsby Resident Famous Opera Star Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Mar 1949, p. 1,4     Note: The following article from The Dunnville Chronicle will be of much interest to a great many people in this district as Mme. Marie Harrison was a resident of Grimsby for a great number of years when her husband, the late C.W.Harrison, was Principal of the old Grimsby Grammar school ...
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Mar 1949, p. 1,4   Note: The following article from The Dunnville Chronicle will be of much ...
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  • Pioneer of Fruit Belt Passes Away
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Apr 1924, p. 1     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Apr 1924, p. 1   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
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  • Former Grimsby Man Dies in California
    Grimsby Independent, 27 Jul 1950, p. 1,8     (Los Angeles Examiner) - George G. Young, 74, former general manager and publisher of the Los Angeles Examiner, died suddenly, July 6th, in Manhattan Beach, where he had lived since his retirement 12 years ago. Mr. Young had been in good health and active, entertaining Saturday night at his home, ...
    Grimsby Independent, 27 Jul 1950, p. 1,8   (Los Angeles Examiner) - George G. Young, 74, former general manager and ...
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