Following a few weeks' illness,
Thomas Gurr, sexton at Oakwood Cemetery for the past seven years, passed
away in Norfolk General Hospital on Saturday. He was in
his 60th year.
A native of Kent, England, the
late Mr. Gurr came to Canada 36 years ago and has since resided in
Simcoe and district.
For a number of years he was a
market gardener. He was a member of the Anglican Church and was a son of
the late Thomas Gurr and Sarah Ann Middleton.
Besides his wife, formerly Annie
Cade, he is survived by one son, Alfred, and one daughter, Mrs. Allan
Clark, both of Simcoe; four brothers, Stanley of Bloomsburg, George,
Sidney and Herbert of Windsor; three sisters, Mrs. H. Rutt of
Mrs. A. Carson of British Columbia,
and Mrs. William Goodhew of Simcoe; and
The funeral is being held on
Monday afternoon from the Walsh Funeral Home at 3.30 o'clock, with Rev.
C. C. W. Mixer of Trinity Anglican Church officiating. Interment is in