The death occurred at the home
of his son in Sandwich last Thursday afternoon,
1 Apr 1920, of Francis Hurt, one of the best known residents of the
The late Mr. Hurt was a pioneer
of the Great Western railway, now known as the Grand Trunk, and had
lived in Sandwich for over a quarter of a century. He formerly conducted
a dairy business in Sandwich, but retired two years ago.
He was a member of the Sandwich
Board of Education a number of years ago and in 1900 was chairman of the
He is survived by one son,
Russel Hurt of Sandwich, and two daughters, one residing in the United
States and Mrs. Ferguson of London.
Deceased was a brother of the
late Mrs. Mary Garland, and uncle of Mrs. Wm. C. Everett, Mrs. John
Carvell and John and Harry Garland, all of Simcoe, and Mrs. Chas. Powell
He was well known to many
Simconians, and was several years ago in the ice business here.
Mr. and Mrs. John Carvell were
present at the funeral, held last Saturday.