Etc. -- John Rollings' 1919 funeral and obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of the Walsh column on page 2 of the 4 Dec 1919 Simcoe Reformer.  


The burial of the late John Rollings took place at Walsh Cemetery on 20 Nov 1919, after a quiet and impressive service at his residence in Port Dover.

Rev. Mr. Brand, pastor of the Methodist Church in Port Dover, conducted the service at the home. Mr. Clark, pastor of the Walsh Methodist Church conducted the burial service.

Mr. Kaufman sang a touching solo, No Need of Shadows. The bearers were Gordon and Howard Turvey, 
Roy Turvey, Clayton Thompson, Charles Stitt and 
Cecil Guiler, nephews of the departed.

The late John Rollings, 73, came from Dunstable, England, 46 years ago. He lived at Walsh some 30 years, then retired and made his home in Port Dover.

He leaves to mourn his loss, his widow, one daughter: Mrs. James Neilson of Guelph, a brother: Walter Rollings of Walsh, a sister: Mrs. James Dyer of Vittoria, and one brother and sister in England.  

Copyright 2017 John Cardiff