Mrs. Benj. Brownlee
At an early hour on Saturday
morning 20 Oct 1917, there passed away at her home in North
Walsingham, the wife of Mr. Benjamin Brownlee.
For several years she had
suffered from heart trouble, but had been always able to perform her
duties until the last call came.
She was a true helpmate to
her husband and gave her children loving and wise care and gained
for herself the affection and respect of the community in which she
She is survived by her
husband, three daughters and three sons, who were all near her at
the time of her death.
She has also one grandson,
Corporal Gordon Hill, now in England after serving at the front. One
brother in Toronto and a niece, Mrs. James Church of Vittoria, also
The funeral took place on
Tuesday, 23 Oct 1917, the service being conducted by Rev. Mr. Ross
in the Carholme Methodist Church, and interment was made in the