J. S. Thompson died in the
General Hospital, Hamilton, last Sunday.
Mr. Thompson eight weeks
ago went to the hospital for treatment for jaundice. His case was
critical and his operation did not take place until recently, and
then it was found that he was suffering from an internal cancer.
After the operation Mr.
Thompson appeared to be on the mend, but a rapid relapse
followed and he passed away as stated above.
Mrs. Thompson was with her
husband during his operation and the subsequent time until his
The remains were brought on
Monday to the home of Mrs. T. Vail, a sister of the deceased, in
Mr. Thompson was a son of
George Thompson of Port Ryerse.
He married Miss Maude Dickinson, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Egbert
Dickinson of this village, who with three small children lives to
mourn his loss.
Mr. Thompson for the past
eight years was engaged in blacksmithing here. He appeared strong
and robust and his death at the age of 43 years was unlooked for.
He was buried in Oakwood
Cemetery on Wednesday.