Etc. -- Laura Martin, Mrs. John Wilton Maguire's 1946 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 3 article from the 31 Dec 1946 Simcoe Reformer.

Mrs. Laura Maguire

Glen Meyer: Mrs. Laura Maguire, widow of J. W. Maguire, and a life-long resident of Houghton Township, died on Monday at her home here after a year's illness.

Born in Bayham Township, 7 May 1854, daughter of the late Ephriam and Mary Martin, deceased was in her 93rd year. On 12 Nov 1874 she married John Wilton Maguire and settled on Concession 1, Houghton Township, where she lived until her death.

On 12 Nov 1924 Mr. and Mrs. Maguire celebrated their golden wedding. She was predeceased by her husband in 1928, and since has made her home on the old homestead with her son, L. A. Maguire, former warden of Norfolk. Mrs. Maguire had been a member of Kinglake United Church for many years.

She leaves to mourn three daughters, 
Mrs. F. Curtis (Dora) of St. Thomas, 
Mrs. A. A. Johnson (Estella) of Straffordville, 
Mrs. N. L. James (Lou) of Ingersoll; 
two sons, W. J. Maguire of Windsor,
and L. A. Maguire on the homestead; 
one sister Mrs. B. Brian of Straffordville. 
There are also 24 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and four nephews.

Funeral services were hild on Thursday afternoon at the H. A. Ostrander & Son funeral home and were very largely attended. Rev. Alfred Yeoman of Courtland United Church delivered the message and Mrs. J. M. Climle rendered the hymn "Safe in the Arms of Jesus." Interment was made in the family plot of Kinglake Cemetery. 

The pallbears were neighbors George Meharg, Ivan Meharg, Gordon Hetherington, Gordon Heterington, Reuben Culp, Arthur Carson and Joseph Silverthorne. 

The flower bearers were Peter Johnson, Guy Johnson, John Maguire, Spencer James, Robert James and 
George Curtis, grandsons; Hugh Davidson, 
N. H. Gervin, Carl, Lloyd and Emerson Priester, 
Fairman McQueen, Preston Stansell, Harry Manary, 
Charles McKoy and Wilton Vannatter. Relatives attended from Windsor, Chatham, London, St. Thomas and Grimsby.

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