Colwell Passes Away
of close to 57 years was severed on Tuesday when Edmund Alexander
Colwell, Lot 9, Concession 3, Charlotteville, passed away at the home of
his daughter, Mrs. Ralph Stone, Lot 12, Concession 4, Charlotteville,
following a lengthy illness, in his 79th year.
in Walsingham, deceased was a son of the late Samuel Colwell and Emma
Marshall. He spent his early years at Walsingham, but with the exception
of a short time near Parry Sound, had farmed practically all his life in
Charlotteville, where he was well known and highly respected. About
three years ago ill health forced him to give up active work.
February 15, 1890, he was married to Annie Ecker, and next month they
would have observed their 57th wedding anniversary. Besides his wife, he
is survived by three sons, Leonard and William of Charlotteville and
Samuel of Vittoria; and four daughters, Mrs. Ralph (Ruth) Stone of
Charlotteville, Mrs. George (Emma) Taylor of No. 3 Highway West, Mrs.
Frank (May) Stone of No. 24 Highway South, and Mrs. Eddie (Annie) Goyt
of Simcoe; also 25 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
funeral is being held Thursday afternoon at three o'clock from the home
of his daughter, Mrs. Ralph Stone, Charlotteville. Rev. Byron C. Simmons
of Jarvis is in charge of the service. Interment is in Walsh United