an illness of 10 days' duration from pneumonia, Thomas Edward
Miller passed away at his residence, 230 West Street, Simcoe, on
Saturday, 10 Aug 1919.
Previous to his illness,
deceased was in the employ of the Dominion Natural Gas Co., and it
was whilst unloading coal for the company that he contracted
pneumonia, which was greatly aggravated by coal dust taken into
the lungs while at his work.
He was a devoted member of
the Baptist Church and an exceptionally fine young man.
funeral was held on Monday to Oakwood Cemetery and was largely
attended. The services were in charge of the Rev. H. C. Newcombe.
The pallbearers were Messrs. R. R. Crabb, E. Marks, J. C. Kayser,
J. Andrews, Charles Sweet and W. Bight.
Besides a sorrowing wife
(formerly Miss Elizabeth Anguish) and mother (Mrs. Lucy Miller),
there are left to mourn is loss five brothers and two sisters, as
Bert of Bridgetown, John of Nelles Corners,
Fred W. of Cedar Springs,
Harry of Hamilton, Stanley of Chatham,
Lucy (Mrs. Delbert Piette) of Toronto,
and Lucy at home.
Relatives and friends
present at the funeral from out of town were:
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Miller and
Will Miller of St. Thomas,
Miss Miller of Niagara River,
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. James of Bridgeburg,
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. James of Chatham,
Mr. and Mrs. J. Anguish and daughter of Muskoka, Ont.,
Mr. Lewis Anguish of Brantford,
Mr. and Mrs. Eli Kindy and
Miss Mary Dick of Selkirk,
Mr. and Mrs. Lorne Fleming of Stratford,
Mrs. J. Strohm, Mrs. Y. Strohm, and
Mrs. Bagley of Decewsville.