The remains of Miss May
Stearns, who died in Detroit last Thursday, the 4th inst., of
pneumonia, following diphtheria, arrived here for interment on the
noon train on Saturday.
The procession proceeded at
once to Bayview Cemetery, where in the presence of a few friends
burial took place, the Rev. J. A. Bloodsworth officiating.
Miss Stearns was the
youngest daughter of the late J. A. and Mrs. Stearns, whose names
and personality are still spoken of with great respect by very many
in this village and vicinity.
The deceased was born in
Port Rowan where her early life was spent, but of late years she had
lived in Walkerville.
She graduated as a trained
nurse, and was engaged in that calling in Detroit when she died.
She leaves to mourn her loss
one brother, W. C. Stearns of this village and two sisters, Rose,
Mrs. Doan, and Ida, Mrs. (Dr.) Stewart of Walkerville.
The remains were accompanied
here by the deceased's nephew, John Doan, and Alex. MacIntosh of
Her brother also came from
Copper Cliff, where he was visiting.