Etc. -- Mary Elizabeth (Stizaker) Park's 1919 obituary
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A lightly edited page 1 article in the 28 Aug 1919 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper. 

The Late Mrs. W. H. Park

After an illness extending over three years, with two severe operations, Mary Elizabeth Stizaker, wife of Mr. W. H. Park, passed away at the family home, 77 Colborne south of Tuesday 19 Aug 1919, from Bright's disease.

Deceased was born in Courtland on 
20 Mar 1874, and was in the 46th year of her age. She was the daughter of the late Mr. A. J. Stizaker and Mrs. Stizaker of Delhi. The family moved to Simcoe from Delhi about three years ago, Mr. Park being in the employ of the Simcoe Mitt and Glove Company.

The funeral was held Friday last to Oakwood Cemetery and was largely attended. The services were conducted by the Rev. D. A. Moir of St. James Church, assisted by Rev. M. A. Hurlburt of Guelph, formerly of Delhi.

The pallbearers were Messrs. Amos Booth and Henry Howey of Simcoe, and 
F. Davidson, R. Dalton, F. Staib and 
A. E. Steele of Delhi.

There were left to mourn her loss a sorrowing husband and three children: Pierre L. of the advertising department of the Robt. Simpson Co., Toronto, 
Miss Greta, supervisor of the Bell Telephone Co., town, and 
Miss Flora, bookkeeper with the E. H. Jackson Co. Also her mother, 
Mrs. A. J. Sitzaker of Springfield, Ont., and 
Mrs. C. E. Irish of Brandon, Manitoba.

Many beautiful floral tributes were sent as follows: Mr. W. H. Park
Pierre, Greta and Flora, Mrs. A. J. Stizaker,
Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Park of Brantford,
Dr. M. M. Park of Toledo,
Mrs. J. Park of Brantford,
Mr. and Mrs. James Baker of Brantford,
Mattie House of Delhi,
Mrs. C. E. Irish of Brandon, Manitoba,
Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Lamb of Toledo,
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Butler,
Mr. C. A. Austin,
Mrs. Layland,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Aldrich of Delhi,
Miss A. Millar,
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Gehring of Delhi,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Wilbur of Delhi,
C. O. C. F.,
Simcoe Shoe & Glove Co. employees,
Simcoe Shoe & Glove Co., 
E. H. Jackson staff, 
Bell Tel. staff,
Robert Simpson Co., Toronto,
Evelyn Smith, Gertrude Cooper, 
Irva Gingell, Mildred Hargrave, Mary Sage, Blanche Gerhard, Anna and Ella Burkhart, Violette Morgan of Delhi.

Those at the funeral from a distance:
Mrs. P. Hall of Durand, Michigan,
Mr. and Mrs. Watson Park and sons of Fairgound,
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Park,
Mr. and Mrs. James Baker,
Mrs. J. Park and children of Brantford,
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Park, Mr. T. Park, and Mrs. Preston of Hagersville,
Mr. Jos. Hethering of Detroit, Michigan,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watson  of Jarvis,
Mr. Dave White, Mrs. F. Amberger, 
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Sandham, 
Mr. and Mrs. A. Sandham of Tillsonburg, and others.


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