A transcription of a page
8 article in the 6 Nov 1961 Simcoe Reformer
[Compiler's Comment: In a 26 Jun 2013 email, their great
said Thomas was born 28 Jul 1891 at Cambuslang, Lanarkshire,
His wife Sarah Graham was born 1892 in Crossmoyle, Clones, County
Daughter Sarah (Kerr) Beauvais was born 1927 in Glasgow, Scotland, In 1946
Thomas lived with his son Robert at 72 Speirs Street, Bearsden, Glasgow,
before emmigrating to 62 Kent St., Simcoe via Buffalo, N.Y. the same year,
according to their emmigration record.]
Thomas Kerr, 70,
of Vittoria, died Friday in Norfolk General Hospital, following a
Son of the late
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kerr and last survivor in a family of three,
de-ceased was born and educated in Scotland, where he worked in steel
construction as a riveter. For some time he was employed with the
Lealand Co. In Simcoe, retiring five years ago. Since the death of his
wife, the former Sarah Graham, he had made his home with his daughter.
five sons, Thomas, Joseph, John and David, all in Scotland, and Robert
in Lockport, N.Y., and two daughters, Mrs. Harry Oaks (Mary Arlene) of
Vittoria and Mrs. Joseph Beauvais (Sarah) of Simcoe.
Resting at the
Marvyn M. Veale Funeral Home for service on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Rev.
L. W. Owen officiating and interment in Oakwood Cemetery.