Etc. -- Mr. & Mrs. James A. Crabb's 1925 and 1928 obituaries
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A light edited transcription of a page 5 article in the 26 Feb 1925 Waterford Star newspaper.

Death of Mrs. James Crabbe [sic]

Lugenia M., wife of James Crabbe [sic] of Waterford, passed away on Monday, 23 Feb 1925 at the home of her son, Henry Crabbe [sic], 62 Head street north, Simcoe, after an illness extending over a year. Deceased was a daughter of the late William and Catherine Reynolds, 
and was born at Scotland, Ont., on 4 Dec 1850.

For the past 35 years she had been a resident of Waterford where she was always held in highest esteem and where she will be sadly missed by many admiring friends.

Besides her sorrowing husband, three daughters and two sons are left to mourn: 
Mrs. David Massecar of Waterford, 
Mrs. J. M. Fraser of Ripford, Pa., 
Mrs. Lorne Lewis of Walsh, 
Albert of Brantford, and Henry of Simcoe, 
also one sister, Mrs. N. Sweet of Terra Haute, Ind.

The funeral was held from the home of her son, Henry Crabbe [sic], on Wednesday afternoon at 1.30 p.m. and was largely attended. 

The service at the house was conducted by Rev. H. C. Newcombe, assisted by Rev. J. D. [MacLachlan]. 
Rev. H. Watkins and Rev. J. D. [MacLaclan] officiated 
at the Waterford Cemetery, where burial took place.

Bearers were her sons Henry and Albert Crabbe [sic], grandsons Lyall [sic] and Kenneth Crabbe [sic], sons-in-law D. Massecar and L. Lewis. Floral bearers were Joseph Bowden, Alfred Hitchcock, R. M. Miller, Elijah Marks.

A light edited transcription of a page 1 article in the 27 Sep 1928 Waterford Star newspaper.

Mr. James A. Crabb
(Simcoe Reformer)

A large number of relatives and friends gathered at the home of Mr. H. R. Crabb, Head street north, on Friday afternoon last to pay a final tribute of respect to the memory of his father, the late James A. Crabb.

The service was conducted by Rev. F. H. Wentworth, pastor of Simcoe Baptist church, assisted by 
Rev. H. Wilkins of Waterford and Rev. Mr. Siple. 
The choir of the Simcoe church rendered two favoriite hymns of the deceased.

The pall-bearers were his two sons, Messrs. H. R. 
and A. E. Crabb, a son-in-law, David Messecar, and 
three grandsons, Kenneth, Lyle and Jack Crabb.

The funeral cortege was met at Greenwood cemetery, Waterford, by a large number of Mr. Crabb's former townsmen, where a brief service was held and interment made in the family plot.

A profusion of floral tokens bore evidence to the genuine regard in which the late Mr. Crabb was held by a large circle of friends both in Simcoe and his old home town, Waterford.

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