who fell and sustained a fracture of one of her thighs some two weeks
ago, passed away about six o'clock last Saturday evening.
Her funeral, which was
private, took place on Monday afternoon to Oakwood Cemetery. The
service was conducted by Rev. A. B. Farney, and the pall bearers were
Mr. E. C. Jackson of Tillsonburg and Messrs. G. A. Curtis, H. S.
Falls, J. D. Christie, T. R. Slaght and D. R. Tisdale.
The late Mrs. Kent was the
last survivor of her generation. She was born at Niagara, some 80
years ago, being a daughter of James and Janet Wilson.
Her husband, Mr. S. Y. Kent,
who died a couple of years ago, was a son of George Kent, Esq., who
built "Oak Lodge," latterly the residence of Judge Robb, and
was a very prominent figure in the early life of the town. He owned
approximately one-half the acreage now included in Simcoe's
Mr. and Mrs. S. Y. Kent had
two children. A son, Allan, died not a great while ago at his home in
Duluth, Minn. A daughter, Mrs. Fred R. Alley of Vancouver, B.C.,
survives and is at present in Simcoe, having been summoned east when
her mother was injured.