lingering illness the death took place of Edmund McEown, in his
54th year, at his home on St. James Street, on 12 Jan 1920.
born at Springfield, Ontario, conducted a grocery store in
Waterford for a short time, and then went west to Clark, North
Dakota, where he ran a boarding house.
In the year
1895 he took for his partner in life Miss Ladona Shaw.
years ago the late Mr. McEown with his wife and family returned to
Waterford, where they have since resided.
was a very enthusiastic Oddfellow, and also a member of the
Northern Brotherhood of America, and of the A.O.U.W.
intimate friend of the deceased,
Mr. S. Guest of Michigan, hearing of
Mr. McEown's illness, came to see him about a week ago and
remained with him until the end.
The late Mr.
McEown is survived by a widow, one son, and five brothers:
John of Toronto,
Charles of Antelope, Sask.,
Lewis of Saskatoon,
Edsel of Clark, South Dakota, and
Leonard of Aylmer.
latter were unable to be present at the funeral which took place
17 Jan 1920 at 1.30 p.m. The services were conducted by Rev. H.
Wilkins, assisted by Revs. J. D. McLachlan and J. B. Moore.
took place in Greenwood Cemetery. The pall-bearers were six
members of Waterford Lodge No. 235, I.O.O.F., but owing to the
extreme weather that order took no part in the service.
sympathy of the entire community is extended to the mourning
from a distance who attended the funeral were:
Mrs. H. Poole of Norwich,
Fred Gladwell of Hamilton,
Walter McEown of Tyrrell,
Mrs. Elijah Smith and
Miss Grace Wisson of Straffordville, and
Mr. and Mrs. Archie Snively of Hagersville.