of Mrs. Goodland
Mary Jane Waddle, widow of
John Goodland, died in Los Angeles, Cal., on Wednesday, 3 Dec 1919,
in her 69th year.
Deceased was a daughter of
the late James and Susan Goff Waddle, and was born on the old
homestead in Woodhouse. She had lived practically all her life in
Norfolk County, was well known and highly respected.
Since the sudden death of
her husband, 29 May 1917, causing a nervous breakdown, deceased had
been in failing health. Hoping to gain some benefit, she with her
daughter, Miss Alma (formerly of the High School staff) moved to Los
About two years ago she came
back, disposed of her property on Lynnwood Ave., and returned to
California. The change did not seem to benefit her and after being
confined to bed for about two weeks, she passed away.
The remains, accompanied by
one of her daughters,
Mrs. Campbell of Los Angeles, arrived in Simcoe on Monday afternoon.
The funeral was held,
privately, from the residence of
her sisters, the Misses Nancy and Wilmena Waddle,
20 Union Street, on Tuesay 9 Dec 1919, interment taking place in St.
The funeral was conducted by
Rev. A. B. Farney, a short service being held at the residence. The
pall bearers were Messrs. W. Stamp, Colin McNeilledge, George Dixon,
Wm. Smith, Wm. Laing and Wm. Kaley.
Three daughters, three
sisters and one brother survive, as follows: Miss Alma Goodland of
Mrs. Campbell of Los Angeles,
Mrs. George Hambrick of Texas,
Miss Nancy Waddle of Simcoe,
Miss Wilmena Waddle of Simcoe,
Mrs. Teeple of Port Dover,
James R. Waddle of Woodhouse.