came with startling suddenness to Thomas Allen Spencer at his home
in Waterford early Monday morning, 25 May 1936.
Mr. Spencer has been in indifferent
health for some time, but it was not considered serious, and he
was able to continue his work at Penmans factory, Waterford, where
he had been employed since the firm first commenced operation
He had retired as usual Sunday
night but awakened about midnight, and died almost immediately. A
doctor was called but he found that life was gone.
Mr. Spencer was born in
Charlotteville on 27 Feb 1875, and was a son of the late Morrison
Spencer and his wife Jane Wood.
He is survived by his wife,
formerly Ruth Kitchen, and two brothers, Messrs. William and Herb.
Spencer of Simcoe.
Mr. Spencer was an active member of
the Waterford Baptist Church, and a faithful attendant.
The funeral service was held on
Wednesday afternoon at 2.30, from his late home on Mechanic
Street, in charge of his pastor, Rev. Dr. A. H. Fromow. Interment
was made in Greenwood Cemetery, Waterford.