A former resident of Simcoe,
Stephen Perry, passed away Wednesday morning at the home of his
son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stitt of Cayuga.
Born in Plaistow, London,
England, deceased was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William J.
Perry. On 25 Aug 1894 he was married in England to Ada S. Rogers and
they would have celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary this
They came to Canada in 1907
and resided in Toronto for a year, then lived on a farm west of
Vittoria for a number of years. They later took up residence near
Silver Hill, coming to Simcoe in 1917 and remaining here until 1930,
when they returned to their farm. Coming back to Simcoe 10 years
later, they resided here for two years and then went to Cayuga to
make their home with their daughter.
Deceased was a member of St.
James United Church, Simcoe.
Besides his wife, Mr. Perry
is survived by two sons, Lieut.-Col. Stephen Perry of Sydney,
Australia, and Robert H. Perry of Simcoe, three daughters,
Mrs. Charles Stitt of Cayuga, Mrs. R. J. Packard of Simcoe and Mrs.
George Rodgers of Toronto, and two brothers, Charles and James in
The funeral will be held on
Friday at two o'clock from the Stitt home in Cayuga with interment
in Oakwood Cemetery, Simcoe.