Etc. -- Frederick Skuce's 1919 obituary
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A lightly edited transcript of a page 5 article from 13 Nov 1919 the Simcoe Reformer newspaper. 

The Late Frederick Skuce

Mr. Frederick Skuce passed peacefully away at his home on the Front Road, near 
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, [66] years ago, and came to Canada in 1871. For a number of years he owned a brickyard, and about 30 years ago adopted farming.

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 of 
Port Rowan, and was largely attended. 

The floral offerings were many and beautiful. Interment took place at Port Royal Cemetery.

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