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Died at Brantford Hospital
following an operation for internal goitre, on Friday,
18 Jun 1920 Emma Matilda Petheram, wife of Arthur J. Smye, 29 Talbot
Deceased was a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Petheram of Simcoe, and in her 44th year. She was a
loving mother and dutiful wife and had always been able to attend to the
She left the day previous to her
death for Brantford for the operation which proved fatal.
The sympathy of the entire
community is extended to Mr. Smye and young son in their sad and
The funeral took place on Sunday
afternoon from the family home to Oakwood Cemetery and was largely