Etc. -- F. Edith (Mabee) Mansell's 1919 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article from the 24 Apr 1919 Simcoe Reformer.

Death of Mrs. N. C. Mansell

The citizens of Sault Ste. Marie learned with keen regret on Good Friday evening of the death of Mrs. N. C. Mansell,  wife of the supervising principal of the city public schools, due to acute pneumonia.

She had not been in robust health for some time, but there was no cause for concern on the part of her friends; accordingly her sudden death comes as a distinct shock to the community.

Born at Port Rowan of U.E. Loyalist parentage, 43 years ago, on a farm that has remained in the family ever since it was originally granted by the crown, Mrs. Mansell always maintained a connection with her old home in that part of Ontario and held in high regard all the old associations of the early years; and those qualities of heart and mind implanted by virtue of her ancestry she carried into her own home.

Always solicitous for others, she was most unselfish and devoted towards her family and most unstinted in her kindness and sympathy towards others in sorrow or trouble of any kind. Many a lonely teacher coming to the city found companionship and cheer in the wholesome hospitality Mrs. Mansell gave.

In October 1897, at Walsh, Norfolk County, she was married to Mr. N. C. Mansell, and besides her grief stricken husband she leaves to mourn her loss five [sic] children: "Kenneth, re-Lloyd, Leighton, and a baby a few days old." 

Two brothers, George E. Mabee, M.A., classical master in the Ottawa Collegiate Institute, and Horace C. Mabee, B.Sc., of the Government Laboratory, and Mrs. John Bingleman, a sister, of Walsh, also survive her.

Mrs. Mansell will be missed by a wide circle of friends all of whom extend sincerest sympathy to Mr. Mansell and the children in their bereavement.
-- Sault Ste. Marie Star.

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