Ernest Abbott died in the
hospital at Hamilton last Saturday of a complication of diseases, and
his remains were brought here by train on Tuesday for burial.
The late Mr. Abbott was a son of
the late Peter Abbott, and was born on the homestead near Erie View 47
He married Miss Ellen Martin of
Hamilton, by whom he is survived, and he leaves two young daughters also
to mourn his loss.
He is also survived by one
brother, Headley, of Port Rowan, and two sisters,
Mrs. Roy Franklin of Pennsylvania,
and Mrs. Harry Welsh of Erie View.
The remains were taken directly
upon their arrival to the Port Royal Cemetery, where interment took
The service at the cemetery was
conducted by the Rev. J. M. Smith of Neal Memorial Church, of which
deceased was a member. He was also a member of the I. O. O. F.,
and the pall-bearers were members of that order.
Mr. Abbott went overseas with
the 133rd Battalion and was in the forestry division. He returned after
the armistice and had since resided in Hamilton.