Etc. -- Mrs. William R. McKnight's 1920 obituaries (two reports)
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A lightly edited partial transcription the Local Happenings column on page 8 of the 20 May 1920 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.

Mrs. Wm. McKnight died at her late home in Windham on Saturday, 15 May 1920.

On Friday she was around the farm as well as usual and was assisting with the work in the evening when she was seized with a stroke and died Saturday morning.

She was 52 years of age and a highly respected lady in the community. She was a faithful member of the Presbyterian Church.

The funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon at 1.30 o'clock and was largely attended. Interment took place in Windham Centre Cemetery, after which services were held in the Presbyterian Church.

A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article in the 20 May 1920 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.

Death of Mrs. Wm. R. McKnight

The funeral of Mrs. Wm. R. McKnight, who died suddenly at her home in Windham on Saturday, 15 May 1920, was held on Tuesday afternoon at 1.30 to Old Windham Cemetery [sic].

Deceased was in her 52nd year and leaves besides her husband, two daughters and one son. She was a daughter of the late Gavin Lawrie [sic] of Vaughan, and a highly respected citizen and prominent worker in the Presbyterian Church.

Rev. D. Burnett of Norwich conducted the funeral service, assisted by Rev. John McLacklaw of Tillsonburg.

Those present at the funeral from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. John Meyer of Weston,
Mr. and Mrs. John Thompson, and
Mr. William Laurie [sic] of Vaughan
(sisters and brother of deceased);
Mr. and Mrs. Barker of Weston,
James T. McKnight of Norwich,
and Mrs. James Edgeworth of Toronto.

The following from Simcoe attended the funeral: Mr. and Mrs. Andrew McKnight,
Mr. and Mrs. D. G. McKnight,
Mr. and Mrs. George McKnight,
Mrs. John McKnight,
Mrs. James McKnight,
Mr. Alonzo McKnight,
Rev. and Mrs. Peter Nichol,
Mrs. Sharp,
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Edgeworth,
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Langford.

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