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Item 22883 - Atkinson, Hazel obituary

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CA BWGPL VS-1900-22883

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Atkinson, Hazel obituary

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  • 1971-05-15 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Event Date : Thursday, September 09, 1971
Event Type : Death
Municipality : Brampton, Ont.

Description : After a lengthy illness, Hazel Atkinson of R.R. 3, Schomberg, and a well-known resident of this area, passed away Thursday, Sept. 9 at Peel Memorial Hospital in Brampton. She was born Hazel Jane Lucille Armstrong on Sept. 23, 1895 on the 7th Line of Mono Township, Lot 30, near Rosemont. Her parents were John William Armstrong and his wife, Elizabeth Murphy. Her grandparents were Andrew Murphy and his wife, Frances Little and Robert Armstrong, and his wife, Jane McElroy - all natives of Ireland. Mrs. Atkinson was quite proud of her Irish ancestry. As a girl, Mrs. Atkinson attended School No. 17, Mono Township and later Alliston High School. In religion, she was an Anglican and attended St. Luke's Church, Mulmur Township. After her marriage in 1922 to Leonard Atkinson, they moved to Lot 15, 2nd Concession of Tecumseth Township and three years later to Lot 17, 11th Concession, King Township and in 1945 to Lot 17, 10th Concession, King Township. In later years, she remained in the same area. Her only brother, Oswald, predeceased her in 1953. A son, Wesley, passed away Jan. 29, 1948 and her husband, Leonard passed away March 30, 1956. She leaves the following family: Phyllis (Mrs. Joseph Kerr), R.R. 1, Bolton; Evelyn (Mrs. Hiram Littleton), Bradenton, Florida; Harvey, Bolton; Violet (Mrs. Gordon Troyer), R.R. 1, Woodbridge; Risdon and Roy of R.R. 3, Schomberg. Also there are 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She rested at Egan's Funeral Home, Bolton until Sunday at 2:30. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Bob Leckey, Anglican minister, Bolton. Burial took place at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bolton. Pallbearers were her nephews: Lloyd Armstrong, Joe Maw, Ben Parr, Ross Atkinson, Ed Hebor, and Bill Clark. Flower bearers were Harold Fuller, Stan McGill, Jim Connell and Art Richards. It was a largely-attended funeral with friends and relatives coming from as far away as Windsor and North Bay to pay their respects.

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The Bradford Witness
Wednesday, September 15, 1971
Vol. 106, No. 37
Page 10
Microfilm Reel # 85

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