A highly respected resident
of our community passed away on Wednesday
16 Apr 1919, in the person of
Mr. E. J. Hodson, at the age of 48 years.
Mr. Hodson came from England
to this village 31 years ago, and had been a resident here
practically ever since.
He clerked for Mr. Collings'
store for a number of years, after which he became postmaster, an
office which he retained till the time of his death. Besides being
clerk of the township, he also served on the School Board and was
very active in municipal matters.
He is survived by his wife
and four children: Clarence, Ina, Willie and Hazel, all at home.
The funeral service was held
19 Apr 1919 at the Langton Baptist Church, of which the deceased was
Among those who attended the
funeral from a distance were:
Mrs. Hannah and son Thomas of Corinth,
Mr. and Mrs. Smith of Straffordville,
Mr. and Mrs. Ascombe of Verschoyle,
Mrs. D. Temple of Toronto, Mrs. Yokom, Mrs. G. Karl and W. Alexander