w. m. ross
With a large gathering of
friends and relatives in attendance, funeral services for Frederick
W. M. Ross, prominent industrialist and president of St. Williams
Preservers, Ltd., who passed away suddenly on Sunday, in his 65th
year, were conducted from the family residence, 286 Union Street, on
Wednesday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock.
Rev. W. E. V. McMillen of
Trinity Anglican Church officiated at the home and graveside. The
pallbearers were Dr. A. B. Jackson, Joseph Jackson,
David Gilbertson, Kline Stinson, John Waddell and
S. F. Hoye. The floral bearers were H. G. Evans,
R. C. Brown, C. F. West and Dr. Felix Redlich.
Interment was made in Oakwood cemetery.
Among the profusion of floral
tributes were tokens from the following: Canada Starch Co.,
Dominion Glass Co., Hamilton;
Consolidated Bottle Co., Toronto;
Ambrose Kennedy and Son, Ottawa;
officers and directors of Corrugated Paper Box Co. Ltd.,
Wagstaffe's Ltd., Hamilton;
president and directors of the T. Eaton Co., Ltd.;
F. Archibald and Co., Winnipeg;
E. D. Smith and Sons, Ltd.; Winona;
Douglas Pectin, Ltd., Cobourg;
Canada Steamship Lines;
Mundet Cork and Insulation Ltd.
Simcoe Rotary Club;
employees of St. Williams Preservers, Ltd.;
Consumers' Glass Co., Montreal;
Kraft Containers, Ltd.;
Glass Co., Ltd., Oakville;
Niagara Packers, Ltd.,
and the managers of Canners' Machinery, Ltd..