shock of sadness came over this community on Sunday last when it
became known that Mr. Robert Barnes Brock, beloved husband of Mary
Louise O'Mahoney, a lifelong and very highly respected resident of the
Township of Townsend, had passed away on Sunday 30 Jul 1933, in his
Although not in
the best of health for some years past, his rather sudden passing came
as a shock to his many friends in this community.
Of a family of
ten sons and one daughter in the Brock family only three brother
survive, namely George and Pearce of Waterford and Charlie of
Caledonia. Besides his
bereaved widow he leaves to mourn his loss five sons, Dan and Robert
at home, Herbert and Harold of Buffalo, and George of LaSalette.
funeral took place at 8.30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1, thence to St.
Mary's Church, Simcoe for service and interment, and was largely
attended by many sympathizing friends.