The Late Mrs. W. H.
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
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,
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
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.