Etc. -- Harry Worrall's 1929 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 3 article in the 2 May 1929 Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Faithful Guardian has Gone to Rest
(Waterford Star)

Death came to Harry Worrall with suddenness on Thursday last after only two days illness with heart trouble.

He was taken sick Tuesday night and after going to Tench's garage for a short rest he managed to get home and a physician was called. 

His ailment was pronounced angina pectoris and apparently there was nothing that could be done for him.

Mr. Worrall was 52 and had been a resident of Waterford for five years. He was born in Stratfordshire, England, and came to Canada 23 years ago.

He was a glass cutter by trade and carried on this business here for about three years after which he was appointed village constable, overseer of the waterworks station and town hall, and gave most satisfactory service.

In fact, we have yet to hear of any complaint and that is very complimentary. He even went out of his jurisdiction to capture McCoy, who was conceded to be a maniac.

One son, William, and one daughter, Beatrice, survive and they have the sincerest sympathy of all the citizens of Waterford in the loss of a father who was a night guardian to the business men of the town.

The funeral service was held in the United Church on Saturday afternoon and conducted by Rev. H. Wilkins. The remains were afterwards conveyed to Toronto for interment in Prospect Cemetery.

There were many beautiful floral tokens testifying to the esteem in which he was held and there were also many sorrrowing friends among our business men who attended as the last token of respect they could offer.

He was a citizen of Waterford for only five years, but during that time had the credit of giving real service.  

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