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Item 20476 - Dimock, Charles Albert obituary

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CA BWGPL VS-1900-20476

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Dimock, Charles Albert obituary

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  • 1964-03-04 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Event Date : Thursday, February 20, 1964
Event Type : Death

Description : Mr. C. Albert Dimock, a well known and respected resident of Bradford for more than thirty years, passed away at York County Hospital, Newmarket, on February 20, 1964, following an illness of more than two months. Mr. Dimock was born in Hants County, Nova Scotia, and received his education at schools in Boston, Mass. As a young man he went to Western Canada where he met and married Minnie Hillacre at Glidden, Saskatchewan, in November 1917. While in Saskatchewan he homesteaded and then worked as a telephone linesman and mechanic. In 1932 Mr. and Mrs. Dimock and their two children, Hedley and Ilene, came to Bradford where Mr. Dimock operated a garage for some time. During the war years he was foreman with an aircraft company in London, Ontario, and in recent years he had been with Brad Walker Motors. Mr. and Mrs. Dimock's only son, Hedley, enlisted in the RCAF and after a distinguished career gave his life in the service over India in 1944. Mr. Dimock is survived by his wife; their only daughter Mrs. L. W. McKenney (Ilene), 57 Beaufort St., London, Ontario, and one brother, T. A. Dimock, 87 Elderslie Ave., Willowdale, Ontario. Mr. Dimock was an adherent of Bradford United Church. Until after receiving injuries in a motor vehicle accident a few years ago, he was active in both curling and bowling. The funeral was held from the Lathangue-Kilkenny Funeral Home on February 22, with entombment in the vault at 6th Line Innisfil. Rev. W. N. Lee conducted the services.The pallbearers were Messers. J. Everitt, O. Hand, T. Fuller, A. Lee, M. Saint, B. Walker.

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The Bradford Witness
Wednesday, March 04, 1964
Vol. 99, No.10
Page 2
Microfilm Reel # 82

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