We are sorry to report the
death of Mr. Wallace Silverthorn.
He has been a great
sufferer and has been confined to his bed for the past 19 months,
during which time he passed through two operations, one at home,
performed by Dr. Teeter, the other in Toronto.
He spent some time at St.
Thomas receiving treatment, also at the hospital in Brantford, all
of which could not restore his health.
He never gave up hope of
He was an active member of
the Epworth League and he nearly always sent a response to be read
at the roll call.
Death came to relieve him
of his suffering on Wednesday, 18 Sep 1901. He was buried on
The sermon was preached in
the Methodist church at Windham Centre by Rev. J. W. Sanderson,
who took as his text, I Cor. 15, 26. "The last enemy that
shall be destroyed is death."
After service they
proceeded to the cemetery for burial. The pall-bearers were:
Messrs. John Mercel, Frank Sanderson, Edward Lawrence, William
McConnell, Richard Battram.