Obituaries from the Orangeville Banner for 1895


Source: Archives of Ontario - N258 Reel

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Jun 13,p.2:Margaret Brown - After many months of illness, Margaret wife of Mr. Jas. Brown of lot 15, con. 5, Mono passed away on Saturday at 2 o'clock. For the last year or more she has suffered greatly from dropsy, most of the time not being able to lie down to rest. Deceased was 62 years of age. Seven children survive her, two sons and five daughters. Mrs. Barry resides in Athlone, Adjala, Mrs. A. Lemmie, Mrs. Power, Miss Annie, Messrs. Wesley and Wm. in Grand Forks, Dakota and Miss Carrie at home. The pall-bearers were: Messrs. John Brower, Irwin Anderson, V. Dynes, Wm. Moffatt, Jno. Hutchinson and Wm. Neil. The funeral which took place on Monday to Greenwood Cemetery Orangeville, was largely attended. To the sorrow-stricken husband and family we extend our sympathy. (There is no death in this wide world, But one eternal scene of change;The flag of life is never furled, It only taketh wings.) - submitted by Janet Jones

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Mar.21,p.3:Blaney McGuire - Mr. Blaney McGuire, an old resident of this town, died very suddenly at his residence on east Broadway early Monday morning. His death was due to a stroke of paralysis which he suffered between 6 and 7 o'clock. Mr. McGuire was a member of the Orange order and stood high in the councils of that body. The funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon to the Forest Lawn cemetery. The members of L.O.L. No 635 attended in a body. Deceased was 65 years of age. A widow and grown up family survive him and they have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement.

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Dec.26,p.3:Ernest McGuire - Died at Ottawa. Ernest McGuire, aged 23 years, youngest son of the late Blaney McGuire, died in the hospital at Ottawa early Wednesday morning of inflammation of the bowels after an illness of one week. Deceased went to Ottawa last April, having obtained a situation at his trade. He was a painter and learned his trade here a few years ago. The remains were brought home this morning and will be interred in the Forest Lawn cemetery tomorrow afternoon. Mr. McGuire was a very popular young man and his sudden death is deeply regretted by his numerous friends. Mr. Wm. McGuire of the Tilsonburg Liberal and other members of the family had come home to spend Christmas with their mother, but their season of joy was turned to sadness by the regretted event recorded above.

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