of Man Found in Boat
across the edge of his boat on the pond at Waterford, his head under
the water, the body
of Thomas Corlett, 72 year old Waterford tailor, was discovered
about 9:15 o'clock last night.
The boat was on the south
shore of the pond, about
150 yards east of the T.H.&B. Railway bridge when it
was found by County Constable Clare Tench and
The body was removed to Mott
Brothers' Funeral Parlor on instructions of Coroner Dr. Winston
Sutherland. Examination revealed that he had suffered a heart attack
and it was decided that an inquest was unnecessary.
He was last seen about two
o'clock when he left the home of William Stickles to go for a boat
ride. When he failed to return home for supper, his wife started out
to look for him and then notified police. A search party was formed
immediately and soon located the boat.
A veteran of the First Great
War, Corbett came to Canada a number of years ago and had resided in
Waterford on three different occasions as well as being in
He operated a tailoring business at his house.
Besides his wife, he is
survived by two sons,
Thomas Jr. of Chatham, N.J., and Gordon of Toronto, and two
daughters, Mrs. I. Budd of Hull, Quebec, and Mrs. J. Bowyer of
The funeral will be held on
Wednesday at two o'clock from Mott Brothers' Funeral Home, with Rev.
Charles Gower of Waterford Baptist Church officiating.
Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.