Mrs. Marr, who before her
marriage was Laura Foster, eldest daughter of the late Edward and Amanda
Foster, was born
19 Jun 1849 on the old homestead granted to Elias Foster, a pioneer U.
E. Loyalist, died 14 Jan 1920, aged 70 years, 6 months.
Deceased leaves to mourn her
loss one brother, Isaiah Foster, and two sisters,
Mrs. G. F. Durkee and Mrs. Ai Abbott, all of Simcoe; also two sons, Uri
and Arvil of South Walsingham, and one daughter, Mrs. Charles Simes of
The service was in charge of
Pastor Rolph, and her remains were laid at rest in Port Royal Cemetery,
by the side of her late husband.
Her kindness in caring for the
sick was an outstanding characteristic of her life. She never refused,
day or night, a call for help.
She suffered greatly from