an illness of several months,
Mrs. Thresa Jane Mace died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lorne
Charters on Thursday evening, 22 Jul 1937, age 76 years.
Mrs. Mace suffered an injury
to her foot in a fall at her home about a year ago, and had a toe
amputated at the hospital several weeks ago. Although the operation
was successful, she failed to regain strength.
She was born at St.
Catharines, a daughter of the late
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hoffman, and was the last surviving member of a
She was a member of the
Baptist Church at Waterford where she was well known, having spent
most of her life in the village.
Surviving are one daughter,
Mrs. Lorne Charters,
one granddaughter, Mrs. Harold Walsh with whom
she resided, two grandsons, Melvin and Bruce Charters, and four
The funeral service, which
was largely attended at
Mott Bros.' Funeral Home on Sunday afternoon at
2.30 o'clock, was conducted by Rev. Wm. Spencer
and interment was made in Greenwood Cemetery.
The pallbearers were:
Messrs. Wm. Brazier, John Fleming, John Harris, Geo. Wymer, John
and James Erwin.
Those from a distance
attending the funeral were:
Mrs. Alice Hoffman of Pontiac Michigan,
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. Shuler
of Detroit Michigan,
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Matthews and daughter of St. Thomas,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Howard and son of Kenmore N.Y.,
Mr. and Mrs. W. Shaw of Chatham,
Mr. and Mrs. Lorne Shaw of Dundas,
and Mrs. Clara Drake of Paris.