Etc. -- J. William Howey's 1925 obituary
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A transcription of a page 5 article in the 19 Feb 1925 Waterford Star.

J. William Howey always lived in Waterford

Waterford loses one of its best-known and most respected citizens in the death of John William Howey, which took place at his home, Leonard street, on Monday morning, 16 February.

Deceased was born in Waterford on 20 Feb 1863 and has been a continuous resident of the village ever since. He was very well and favorably known throughout the community.

For the past four years he had been in ill health and for a week pior to his death was confined to his bed.

He was for many years a member of Waterford I.O.O.F. lodge and a member of the Baptist Church.

Besides his sorrowing widow, he leaves one daughter, Mrs. Harry A. Weston of Simcoe, one son, Arthur of Brantford,; also four sisters and two brothers: Mrs. Albert McCarey, Mrs. Albert Squires, Mrs. Robert Livsey and Mrs. Patrick McCarey, all of Waterford; Jonas of Simcoe and David of Waterford.

The funeral service was held at his late home on Wednesday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock, with Rev. J. D. MacLachlan, assisted by Rev. H. Wilkins, in charge. Interment was made in Greenwood Cemetery.

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