Etc. -- Stephen Perry's 1949 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 15 article in the 11 Aug 1949 Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

stephen perry

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 month.

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 England.

The funeral will be held on Friday at two o'clock from the Stitt home in Cayuga with interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Simcoe.


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