Simcoe's North School, 1949-50
Last updated: 03 Apr 2017
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This is student: Ron Abbey
Identified by Ron Abbey himself.
William Ronald Abbey was born 1935 in Simcoe, 
son of Wm. Fraser Abbey and Betty V. Glazebrook, 
older brother of Vicki Lennon. Graduating Simcoe 
High School in 1954, Ron joined the Dominion Bank. 
In 1956, he joined Firestone Canada in Hamilton as 
an accountant and later a computer systems specialist. 
Ron married Cheryle Braun in 1962 in Stoney Creek; 
raised one son, David, in Burlington. Retiring in 1986, 
Ron returned to Simcoe, and worked as caretaker of 
the Port Dover Yacht Club for 20 years. 
Son David was principal of Simcoe Composite School, 
2010-2013. Cheryle died 2013 and is buried in 
Oakwood Cemetery. Granddaughter Grace is growing 
up in Simcoe, also attending SCS.

Our tour of people in the photo is organized left to right by row.


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