Etc. -- Catherine, Mrs. John Bint's 1920 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 6 article published in the 5 Feb 1920 Simcoe Reformer. 

Death of Mrs. Bint

Mrs. Catherine Bint, widow of John Bint of Charlotteville, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lewis Brown, 39 Colborne Street, on Monday night at 11:15 o'clock. Deceased was born in Norfolk County and was in her 75th year.

Her girlhood days were spent in Simcoe, but for more than 60 years she saw little of her hometown.

The last year of her life was spent with her daughter, Mrs. Brown. She knew very little of Simcoe as it now is, but there were a few old places she recognized and used to speak about.

She used to tell of having worked for a Woodward family who kept a grocery and confectionery store on the corner of Kent and Robinson Streets in the late 1850s. Their daughter married Duncan Wilson, who build a brick cottage, now occupied by Sam Mitson, on Colborne Street. She lived with her for a while then drifted away.

A little later, Mrs. Duncan Wilson also left Simcoe, moving to Brantford. When Mrs. Bint came to Simcoe in 1918, she came in contact with Mrs. Duncan Wilson, who had been away for nearly half a century.

Three daughters and three sons survive: Mrs. Lewis Brown and Mrs. Thos. Neilson of Simcoe, Mrs. Frank Parker of Albion, N.Y., and James, William and Charles.

The funeral took place from her late residence yesterday afternoon at one o'clock to Walsh Cemetery. The services were in  charge of the Rev. H. C. Newcombe.

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