Item 26188 - Dudgeon, John obituary

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Dudgeon, John obituary


  • 1981-12-30 (Creation)

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Event Date : Thursday, December 24, 1981
Event Type : Death

Description : Mr. Dudgeon, who was 70, passed away at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia.The son of David Dudgeon and Mary Ethel Ledlow, John Ledlow Dudgeon was born in Whittington, Dufferin County on January 12, 1911. He was married on May 3, 1934 to Muriel Ann McCutcheon at Corbetton and is survived by her. Mr. Dudgeon attended public school in Whittington, and high school in Mimico. He was a respected and popular chief of the Bradford police department from 1963-76 before retiring. Mr. Dudgeon was also a member of the United Church. He is survived by daughters Mary Elizabeth Graham of Bradford, and Patricia S. Ploder of Holland Landing, and five grandchildren: David Graham, Debra Graham, Kelly Graham, Denise Ploder, and Maureen Ploder. He is predeceased by a brother Donald Dudgeon and was the beloved uncle of Joan (Dudgeon) Feidler and John Dudgeon of Toronto. Friends and relatives paid their respects at the Lathangue and Skwarchuk Funeral Home, with a funeral service conducted by Rev. Kenneth Barker taking place at 1 p.m., Monday, December 28 including a police honour guard.Interment will take place at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Orangeville in the spring. Friends and relatives attended the funeral service from London, Orillia, Toronto, Orangeville, and Collingwood. Pallbearers were Elmer Coleman, George Simmonds, Spence Moore, Henry Bell, Wm. Blanche, Jim Thompson. Flower bearer was Eric Wright and hat bearer was Bruce Davis.

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The Witness
Wednesday, December 30, 1981
Vol. 117, No. 52
Page 1
Microfilm Reel # 92

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