Walker Messecar died at her home in this place on Friday, 9 Jun
1916. She bore an illness of a year with patience and fortitude
and passed peacefully away.
Her maiden name was Mary
A. Chart and she was born in Holley, N.Y., in 1838.
She married Mr. Walker
Messecar 62 years ago and to them were born three sons, Ernest of
Townsend, Delbert (deceased), and Dr. Fred of New York, and one
daughter, Mrs. J. A. Sutherland of New York [sic], all of
whom, with the husband, have the sincere sympathy of a wide circle
Mrs. Messecar was of a
quiet, unassuming nature, and her greatest pleasures were in home
duties. She was a member of the Waterford Baptist Church.
The funeral was held
Monday afternoon, services being conducted by
Rev. E. R. Fitch, B.A., B.D., assisted by
Rev. W. H. Porter, M.A. There were many beautiful floral offerings
as tributes of esteem.
Those present from out of
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Sutherland of London
Dr. Fred Messecar of New York
Mr. James Cutting of Hamilton
Mr. and Mrs. John Porter and
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cutting of Simcoe
Mr. and Mrs. Hayes of Hartford.