Mr. John Bowlby, one of
Waterford's oldest residents died on Thursday last after an illness of
a few months, aged 81 years. He had been a resident of Waterford 34
years having come here from Woodhouse where he was born in 1840.
Mr. Bowlby was married three
times. Of the first family two survive. They are Theodore Bowlby of
Hamilton and Mrs. Annie Crooker of Detroit. Of the second family three
survive. They are Samuel Bowlby of Calgary, Bert Bowlby of Brandon,
and Mrs. John Walters of Waterford.
The sympathy of many friends
is extended to his widow and family.
The funeral was conducted by
his pastor, Rev. H. Wilkins, on Saturday morning.