Etc. -- Luella (Leask) Cardiff's 1948 obituary and funeral (2 articles)
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A lightly edited transcript of a page 20 article from Thursday, 2 Dec 1948 the Simcoe Reformer.
[Compiler's Comment: Luella's sister, Carrie Leask married G. Cecil Kellam] 

Mrs. Frank E. Cardiff

A resident of Simcoe all her life, Mrs. Frank E. Cardiff, passed away on Tuesday following a lengthy illness. She was in her 72nd year.

Born in Simcoe, the late Mrs. Cardiff was the former Luella Leask, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Leask.

She was a member of St. James United Church and was active in the Women's Association and the Women's Hospital Aid. Her husband passed away in 1931.

Surviving are two sons, Robert of Port Colborne and Wilfred of Simcoe; one daughter, Mrs. J. C. (Jean) Spry of Toronto; and one sister, Mrs. Cecil Kellum [sic] of Windham.

The funeral will be held on Thursday afternoon from the Walsh Funeral Home at 2.30 o'clock with Rev. S. Edworthy of St. James United Church officiating. Internet will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

A lightly edited transcript of a page 3 article from Monday, 6 Dec 1948 the Simcoe Reformer

Mrs. Frank E. Cardiff

The funeral of Luella Leask, widow of 
Frank Edwin Cardiff of Simcoe, whose death occurred Tuesday following a lengthy illness, in her 72nd year, was held from the Walsh Funeral Home on Thursday at 
2.30 o'clock.

Rev. S. Edworthy of St. James United Church was in charge of the service.

The pallbearers were Harold I. Pond, Morley Cross, R. G. Holmes, Perry Sowden, Clarence Blayney and Fred Prelipp.

The many beautiful floral tributes included tokens from the following:
Women's Hospital Aid Members,
Blenheim Neighbors,
St. James W.A.,
Staff of Cardiff Pharmacy,
Dominion Natural Gas Co., Simcoe,
West Hill Group, W.A., and
Dominion Natural Gas Co., Port Colborne.

The flower bearers were Guy R. Marston, Clyde Baker, Lloyd Leask, Harold and George Kellum [sic]  and Dr. W. J. Drennan.

Interment was in Oakwood Cemetery.


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