Etc. -- George A. Howey's 1917 obituary
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A lightly edited partial transcription of the Vanessa column on page 2 of the 23 Aug 1917 
Simcoe Reformer

There passed away on Thursday morning 
George W. Howey, at the residence of his 
son, Carman Howey.

The late Mr. Howey had been ailing for 
several months past with paralysis. 

Deceased united with the Methodist Church 
many years ago and was a consistent member, 
and was always ready to help in time of need.

Honest and upright in all his dealings, 
a kind and obliging neighbor and friend, 
he will be greatly missed in the community.

The funeral was conducted by his pastor on 
Sunday afternoon, interment being made in 
Vanessa Cemetery.

Deceased leaves to mourn his departure, 
three sons and one daughter, E. H. Howey 
of Fairfield Plains, Edwin and Carrie of 
Vancouver and Carman on the homestead, 
and a number of grandchildren, his wife 
having predeceased him several years ago.

The sympathy of the whole community will 
be extended to the bereaved family in their 


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