funeral of the late Frank Hurley, former Simcoe boy, who died at
Tranquille, B.C., was conducted from the family home, Kent Street, on
Monday afternoon last. Dr. A. L. Howard had charge of the service and
the bearers were Fred Pursel, Harry Pursel, Dr. A. C. Burt, R. S.
Vance, John Anquish, and Lorne Marshall. Interment was made in Oakwood
The late Mr.
Hurley will be remembered by many residents of Simcoe as one of the
popular young men here some 20 years ago. He was employed with the
Bell Telephone Company and was the well-known goal tender of Simcoe's
hockey team for several years.
He went to
Western Canada and at the outbreak of war enlisted at Red Deer, Alta.,
becoming associated with the unit's band in the capacity of
His stay overseas
was terminated when he was badly gassed and invalided home. His death
came as the direct result of that affliction.
He leaves two
brothers, Jack of Toronto, and Fred of Wyandotte, Mich. as well as two
sisters, Mrs. Edwin S. Copeman and Miss Lillian Hurley of Simcoe.