Word was received in this
place on Thursday night last
of the death of Mrs. Robt. McCool at
Hamilton after an illness of less than a week.
Upon receipt of the
telegram, Mr. J. W. McCool, her nephew, took the first train to
Hamilton, where he remained till Monday.
She had been assisted down
the stairs on the Sunday previous and during the afternoon seemed
to have a slight stroke. She became gradually weaker and died
Mrs. McCool was married to
the late Robt. McCool about 1876 and resided on the farm west of
this place for some 15 or 20 years.
After the death of her
husband, she lived with her son in London for about a year, and
went to Hamilton to keep house for her brother, Mr. W. H. Cliff.
She lived in Hamilton
previous to coming to this place.
Deceased had a host of
friends in this place and Simcoe, who sincerely regret to learn of
her death and extended their sympathies to the bereaved family.