Etc. -- Spencer-Boughner mother and daughter 1919 obituaries (2 articles)
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A lightly edited partial transcription of the Waterford column on page 7 of the 27 Feb 1919 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.


The remains of the late Arsena [sic], Spencer, 77, 
and of her daughter, Mrs. George Boughner, 38, 
both of whom died at the influenza only a few hours 
apart in Brantford on Thursday of last week, were brought to the home of Mr. Ed. Spencer on Friday.

The funeral took place on Saturday at 2.30 p.m. 
Services were conducted by Rev. J. B. Moore and 
Rev. J. McLachlan. Interment took place in 
Greenwood Cemetery. There were many floral 
offerings in token of respect and sympathy.

The late Mrs. Spencer leaves one son, Edward Spencer 
of Waterford, and one daughter, Mrs. G. Reeve of Simcoe, and the late Mrs. Boughner, a sorrowing husband to mourn their sad loss.

The sympathy of many friends is extended to all of them in their sad bereavement.

A lightly edited partial transcription of the Items of Local Interest column on page 12 of the 
27 Feb 1919 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

There died in Brantford at 2 o'clock last Thursday morning, Mrs. Leonard Spencer, formerly of Waterford. At 7 o'clock, a few hours later, her daughter, Mrs. George Boughner passed away, influenza causing the death in both instances.

Mrs. Spencer was 77 years of age and until a few years ago lived in Waterford. She is survived by one son, Mr. Ed. Spencer of Waterford, and one sister, Mrs. G. Beene of this town.

Mrs. Boughner was 38 years of age and is survived by her husband, also laid down with the same disease.

The funeral took place from the home of Edwin Spencer, Waterford, at half past two, Saturday afternoon.


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