Mrs. Eva M. Donly,
widow of A. W. Donly, who was Canadian Trade Commissioner in Mexico from
1905 to 1912, passed away at her home, 109 Norfolk Street South, on
Wednesday [1 Jan 1941], following a lengthy illness in her 74th year.
Born in Simcoe, the late Mrs.
Donly was a daughter of the late Joseph J. Brook and Selina Barber. She
was a graduate of Simcoe schools and Alma College and was an
accomplished artist in water colours and oils. She was a member of
Trinity Anglican Church.
husband passed away in 1938 and she is survived by one brother, Harry J.
Brook of Simcoe. A brother, Fred T. Brook, and a sister Mrs. H. B.
Donly, both of Simcoe, passed away several years ago.
funeral was held privately from her late residence on Friday afternoon
at two o'clock with Rev. W. E. V. McMillen officiating. Interment in
Oakwood Cemetery. The pallbears were George, John, J. J., and Richard
Brook, Paul and James Donly.