Etc. -- William Laing's 1910 obituaries
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A lightly eduted transcription of a page 7 article from 10 Nov 1910 Simcoe Reformer newspaper. 

Sudden Death

The death occurred during Saturday night, of Mr. William Laing of Charlotteville, well-known in town.

He was in town Saturday afternoon and had supper at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Wallace Walsh, later going home in the best of health, apparently.

He went to bed early with the intention of coming to town to attend the morning church service.

Upon arising in the morning Mrs. Laing found her husband cold in death, he having died in his sleep without a struggle.

A transcription of a page 7 article from 7 Dec 1910 issue of the British Canadian newspaper. 
[Some paragraph breaks inserted by the transcriber. An identical obituary appeared 
on page 12 of the 1 Dec 1910 Simcoe Reformer newspaper]

The Late William Laing

The late William Laing, the subject of this brief memorial sketch was born in Hamilton Plains in 1844, and died at his home in Charlotteville, Nov. 6th, 1910.  For some years after his birth his parents continued to live at Hamilton Mills, later removing to the Township of Middleton, settling near Delhi.

In 1868, he married Hannah M. Derrickson, the second daughter of the late James Derrickson, and in 1870 he bought his home in Charlotteville, four miles west of town.

In politics Mr. Laing was a staunch Liberal, and for two years was a member of the township Council. He was a member of the Simcoe Baptist Church, joining the communion in 1875. He was also connected with Court Simcoe, No. 68, Canadian Order of Foresters, a number of the lodge acting as pallbearers.

He was a kind and loving husband and father, and leaves to mourn his loss, a sorrowing widow, one son and three daughters, George F. Laing of Walsh, Mrs. James A. Lowe of Port Dover,  Mrs. Wallace W. Walsh of Simcoe, and Miss Eva Maude Laing at home. A brother, John Laing of Oakville, and a sister, Mrs. McCurdy of Brantford, are also survivors.

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