There passed away in Port Rowan
on Monday, 16 Feb 1920, a well known and highly respected lady in the
Sarah O. [sic] Anderson, widow of the late
Dr. H. W. Dimon.
Deceased was the youngest of a
family of nine children of the late Colonel Walter Anderson of Vittoria
and Sarah McQueen of Port Dover.
She was born on the old
homestead near Vittoria, in 1829, and with the exception of a few years
spent in Rockford, Ill., she lived there until she married Dr. Dimon,
coming to Port Rowan in in the year 1873.
She had been a resident of Port
Rowan ever since, and always lived a quiet life, never being long away
from her own fireside.
The late Mrs. Dimon was an
invalid for many years but was always glad to have her many friends come
in and see her and chat a while.
The Andersons of Vittoria were
one of the best known families in the County of Norfolk. They came to
Charlotteville in the year 1799, and were among the first pioneers of
the Long Point Settlement. They were Scotch and all staunch
Mrs. Dimon will be greatly
missed by her many friends in Port Rowan.
Mrs. F. H. Pearsall is a neice, also
Mrs. Simes of Vittoria, and Lewis Oakes of Erie View is a nephew.
Deceased was laid to rest in
beautiful Bayview Cemetery. The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. J. A.
Bloodsworth of the Anglican Church.