Etc. -- Halbert Renwick's 1963 obituary
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A lightly edited page 1 article in the 5 Nov 1963 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Halbert F. Renwick

Halbert F. Renwick of 210 Norfolk Ave., in Delhi, died Monday in Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto.

Born at Scotland, Ont., he was son of the late Dr. James Weir Renwick and Dr. Mary S. Beemer Renwick.

He served oversea in World War I as a Major in the 4th Canadian Infantry Battalion of the 1st Brigade in the 1st Division, and was wounded at Vimy.

Following the war, he taught school in Saskatchewan and in Norfolk County.

For some 20 years he was Delhi postmaster, retiring in 1952.

He was a past master of Frederick Lodge No. 217, AF and AM, Delhi; a life member of King Hiram Lodge, No. 78, AF and AM, Tillsonburg; a member of Mocha Temple Shrine; a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 125, Delhi, and an adherent of St. Alban's Anglican Church.

Surviving are his wife, the former Mildred Andrews, and a sister, Mrs. Jack Gurnell (Yvonne) of Markham. A brother, Walter, died 13 years ago.

Resting at the Dalton Shine Funeral Home for service Wednesday at 3 p.m. with Rev. Stanley Sharples officiating, and interment in Courtland United Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Arthur Sayer, Herbert Egley, Robert Reid and Robert Robertson. The Legion will conduct graveside rites. A Masonic service will be held at the funeral home tonight at 8.30.


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