Etc. -- Sarah Edna (McCall) Petersen's 1919 obituary
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A lightly edited page 1 article from the 13 Mar 1919 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Sudden Death

The town was profoundly affected when the all but incredible news was spread about on Tuesday forenoon that Mrs. Edna Petersen, second daughter of the Senator and Mrs. McCall, had been called by death, suddenly and unexpectedly. 

At breakfast she remarked that she was feeling more than usually well. In less than two hours time she had ceased to live, the fatality being due to a cerebral hemorrhage. 

Some seven years ago Mrs. Petersen was called upon to pass through a great sorrow in the death of her only child a bright little son; the marks of that trying time remained observable -- probably she never threw them off.

The deceased lady was greatly esteemed by those who had the privilege of her friendship. She had been intimately identified with the work of Trinity Church. 
She has also been a loyal helper in all the patriotic town activities, of the past four years.

In addition to her grief bowed parents, she leaves in sorrow two sisters, Miss McCall of Simcoe, and 
Mrs. Stanley Laing of Montreal and a brother, 
Lieut. Harold S. McCall, who passed through Simcoe from overseas service to the far west, a few weeks ago.

The funeral takes place this afternoon at 3:30 from the home of her parents, "Homewood" to Oakwood Cemetery. Rev. John Ward of St. John's Church, Woodhouse, conducts the service for the rector of Trinity, Rev. A. B. Farney, who is ill."

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