Etc. -- Theresa Jane (Hoffman) Mace's 1937 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 3 article in the 26 Jul 1937 Simcoe Reformer newspaper.


Waterford: Following 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 large family.

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 great grandchildren.

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 Duesling 
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.

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