Frederick Skuce passed peacefully away at his home on the Front
Port Rowan, on Tuesday, 4 Nov 1919.
He had been suffering from a
sarcoma growth for the past six months, during which time he
consulted and was treated by some of the most noted specialists on
his disease in the United States and Canada.
Deceased was born in Wiltshire,
England,  years ago, and came to Canada in 1871. For a number
of years he owned a brickyard, and about 30 years ago adopted
The late Mr. Skuce was a man who
was highly esteemed by all who knew him and will be greatly missed
by his many friends and neighbors.
He leaves to mourn his loss a
widow, two sons, Stanley and Lorne, and two daughters,
Minnie at home, and Mrs. Robert Higgins of Detroit. One brother,
Henry of Port Royal, also survives.
The funeral service, which was held
on Friday afternoon at the home, was conducted by Rev. J. M. Smith
Port Rowan, and was largely attended.
The floral offerings were many and
beautiful. Interment took place at Port Royal Cemetery.