Waterford: The death
of Lemuel L. Lefler occurred suddenly at his home at Waterford on
Tuesday. He had worked the day
previously but did not report on Tuesday. When he was not seen,
police forced the door and found that he had passed away.
He was born in Waterford 27
Jul 1886, a son of
Candace Howey Lefler and Lemuel Lefler.
He attended Waterford School.
He served overseas in the
First World War with the
133rd Battalion as sergeant and won the DCM and Military Medal. He had been a member of the
Army, Navy and Air Force Club, Simcoe, and of the Waterford Branch,
He leaves one sister, Mrs.
Charles (Mary) Staples of St. Catharines, and three half-sisters,
Mrs. Willis (Rose) Ferguson of Teeterville, Mrs. Horace (Olive) Ely
of Simcoe, and Mrs. Irvine (Emily) Burtch of St. Catharines.
Mr. Lefler is resting at
Mott Brothers' Funeral Home in Waterford, where the service will be
held on Friday at 2 p.m. with military honors. Burial will be in
Soldiers' Plot, Greenwood Cemetery in Waterford.