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Algeo, Lewis R. obituary

Event Date : December 16, 1899
Event Type : Death

Description : Died at 70 Howard St., Toronto.Was of Bradford.Was the eldest son of the late Robert Algeo. Leaves a widow and a brother and a sister. Age: 48th year.Interred at Mount Pleasant.

Blackwell, Harold Leeds

Event Date: August 10, 1935
Event Type: Death

Description: Suddenly, at Bradford on Saturday, August 10, 1935, Harold Leeds Blackwell, manager of the local branch of the Canadian Bank of Commerce.

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Broughton, Henry P. obituary

Event Date : Thursday, November 14, 1957
Event Type : Death

Description : One of the Sault's earliest and most prominent businessmen, Henry P. Broughton, passed away at the Plummer Memorial Hospital late Thursday afternoon after a week's illness. Mr. Broughton, who had celebrated his 81st birthday last June, was born in Bradford, Ontario, and came to the Sault in 1900. He graduated in pharmacy from the University of Toronto in 1898. He worked in Montreal for a short time before coming to the Sault. His first business stand was a counter in a dry goods store, but with a short time he had purchased a business block and opened his own pharmacy. Broughton's Pharmacy has been in business in its present location, 482 Queen East, since 1901, and is the oldest established Sault business still going under the same name. A faithful member of Central United Church, Mr. Broughton joined 57 years ago when he first came to this city. He had been an elder of the church for many years. The late Mr. Broughton was always active in sports. During his younger days he played lacrosse at Bradford. After coming here he played tennis, winning the city championship many times. When he was 50 years old he defeated his son Alan for the city tennis championship. This was his last game of tennis. He then turned to golf and enjoyed that game until a year ago. Mr. Broughton was also an ardent curler, and has held practically every trophy in the Sault Curling Club.A prominent Mason, Mr. Broughton was a Past District Deputy Grand Master of the Masonic Lodge of Ontario, a Past Master of Keystone Lodge AF and AM, and was the Canadian representative to the Grand Lodge of Kansas. For many years he was president of the St. Mary's River Boat Club, chairman of the Parks Board, and a member of the Ontario Pharmaceutical Council. Mr. Broughton is survived by his wife, the former Mary Elizabeth Young; one son, Alan Y. Broughton; two granddaughters, Beverley and Barbara Broughton, all of this city; and a twin sister, Miss Ellen Broughton of Newmarket. He was predeceased by one brother, Robert, a druggist in Newmarket., and two sisters, Misses Vida and Jane Broughton. Funeral services will be conducted from Langstaff's Funeral Chapel at two o'clock Monday afternoon with Rev. E. L. Bishop and Rev. J. W. Dudgeon in charge. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

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Campbell, Lewis H. obituary

Event Date : Sunday, August 18, 1935
Event Type : Death

Description : At Bradford, Ontario, on Sunday, August 18th, 1935, Dr. Lewis H. Campbell. Interment on Wednesday, August 21st, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Bradford.

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Compton, Gordon W. obituary

Event Date : Saturday, October 12, 1996
Event Type : Death

Description : At Toronto General Hospital with his family by his side, in his 64th year. Owner-Operator of Bradford I.G.A. for over 50 years. Husband and best friend of Marilyn (Ritchie). Father and mentor of Dianne and her husband Tim Haddock, Dave Compton and his wife Karen. Papa of Sam and Lexi Haddock, Danna and Andrea Compton. Brother of Joan Pond of Jordan Station and Norma Duffy of Palgrave, and friend to many. Visitation and funeral service at the Lathangue & Skwarchuk Funeral Home, Bradford, followed by cremation. Masonic service under the auspices of Simcoe Lodge A.F. & A.M., No. 79 Bradford. Donations to the Rotary Club of Bradford or to the Bradford Library would be appreciated.

Toronto Star

Cook, Fred obituary

Event Date : Thursday, April 24, 1975
Event Type : Death

Description : Fred Cook, a man who for many years was a social and political influence in Bradford, died last Thursday in York County Hospital at 73. Mr. Cook was admitted to the hospital April 6 suffering from a heart attack. Funeral services were held in Trinity Anglican Church, Bradford, on Monday afternoon with the Rector, Rev. Jack House and Bishop Hunt, a lifelong friend of Mr. Cook, conducting the service. Hundreds of friends and associates gathered in the little church on Church St. that Fred Cook served so well. Mayor Joe Magani led a delegation of members of council and the town administrative staff. Many officials representing the various surrounding municipalities also attended the special funeral service.Reeve William Gibbins of Innisfil and Simcoe County Warden Edgar Currie and Reeve Orville Hughes of West Gwillimbury attended along with municipal, church and fraternal officials. Pallbearers included George Allison, Bradford Fire Chief Ted Gapp, Chief Constable John Dudgeon, Building Inspector Bert Magloughlen, Deputy Reeve Ken Wood and Ruston Folliott. Interment was in St. Paul's Cemetery, Coulson's Hill.During his 73 years, Fred Cook's life revolved around the town of his birth, Bradford.He was actively engaged in municipal politics and for more than 10 years served as the town's deputy reeve and representative on county council. In last year's election he decided to step down from the deputy reeve's chair. However, Mr. Cook did not leave the political scene and was successful in his bid to gain a council seat.Outside politics Fred Cook immersed himself in a number of community and social organizations. He was a lay reader in the Anglican Church from 1934 until his death and was involved in Christian education serving as Sunday School Superintendent for more than 45 years. In 1962 he received a citation from the Canadian Council of Churches' education department for his outstanding work. He was also a member of the Anglican Synod of the Diocese of Toronto. Mr. Cook was a member of the Simcoe Lodge #79 of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. At the time of his death he had achieved the 32nd Degree of the brotherhood. In his service to that organization, Mr. Cook served as district deputy grand master of the A.F. and A.M.'s district C". Mr. Cook also served at a grand master of the Orange Lodge for Ontario West and was a faithful member of Centennial Lodge LOL 209. Until 1957 Mr. Cook operated an insurance business in Bradford. Fred Cook is survived by his wife Leone, one sister Reta (Mrs. T. Gardner) of Bradford and one brother John of Windsor. Bradford Mayor Joe Magani commented on Mr. Cook's death saying: "It would take me hours to talk about Fred Cook. He will be very much missed on council. To me he was a real man and always a real gentleman on council. I served with him on council for 18 years and he was a great worker for the public and for the town. He did everything he could to satisfy the ratepayers at all times. He did a good job in finance. If ever I got stuck for words I could always turn to him for help."The mayor added: "He was a very beautiful man. It will take a long time to find another one like him."

Curry, William obituary

Event Date : Wednesday, May 06, 1953
Event Type : Death

Description : In the passing of William Curry last Wednesday morning, May 6, Bradford lost one of its oldest and most respected citizens. Hospitalized since last February, his condition grew steadily worse, until death came as a result of heart failure. Mr. Curry was born on the 13th Concession of West Gwillimbury, on the farm now occupied by Mr. W. J. Dales, and lived there as a boy, attending Steele's Corner school. The family moved to a farm in St. Vincent Township, near Meaford, for a few years and then returned to West Gwillimbury to the farm now occupied by Mr. Ernest Kneeshaw. It is interesting to note that Mr. Curry's grandfather, John Curry, occupied the farm on the south side of the 13th, opposite the W. J. Dales' farm during Wm. Curry's youth, and the barn which he used is still being used. This means that this building is at least 150 years old. When a young man, Mr. Curry came to Bradford and learned the carpentry trade with his brother, John Curry. He married Matilda Archer and lived in Bradford for the balance of his life. An industrious and conscientious man, he built many homes and buildings in this vicinity, among them being the local hockey arena, known at that time as the Marathon Rink. He lived a quiet life, his chief interests being his home and his work. He was a Presbyterian by faith, and for some years was a member of the local Masonic Lodge. He is survived by one brother, George of Bradford; one daughter, Jessie (Mrs. A. B. Gardiner) of Meaford, Ont., and a son, Harvey, of Bradford. His wife predeceased him in February of 1952, and an infant daughter, Gladys, died at the age of 14 months. The funeral service, which was held from his late residence on Holland Street, on Friday last, was conducted by Rev. John McGillivray of Bonar Presbyterian Church, Toronto. The pallbearers were friends and relatives of the family: Chas. Evans, Bradford; Brock Evans, Bradford; Arthur Fell, Bradford; Alex Spence, Bradford; George Stoddart, Toronto, and Russell Lowery, Stroud. Interment took place at St. Paul's Cemetery, Coulson's Hill.

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Davey, William Charles obituary

Event Date : Wednesday, November 11, 1953
Event Type : Death

Description : Died suddenly at the hunting camp in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Margaret McAuley, and dear father of Mrs. J. H. Lukes (Leona) of Midland; Mrs. Grant Barnes (Catherine) of Merrickville; Margaret, Oswald, Minto, Gordon, Mac and Archie. Rested at the T. Kilkenny & Son Funeral Home, Simcoe St., Bradford. Funeral service on Saturday at 3 p.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Bradford. (Masonic Service).

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Duncan, Eric death

October13, 1987

Duncan, Eric -- at York County Hospital, Newmarket on Tuesday, October 13, 1987, Eric Duncan of Bradford in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Hazel Schoester, dear father of Iris (Mrs. Jack Everitt) of Saudi Arabia, Ross and his wife Barbara of Bancroft, Ellen (Mrs. Gerald Robson) of Alliston, Carol (Mrs. Gordon Campbell) of Bradford, Peter and his wife Linda of Cookstown, and Brenda (Mrs. Michael Weber) of Stroud. Dear uncle of Ronald Schoester of Lindsay. Also survived by eleven grandchildren. Friends called at Lathangue & Skwarchuk Funeral Home, 30 Simcoe St., Bradford. Service was held in the chapel on Friday, October 16, 1987 at 1:00 p.m. Interment at Thornhill Cemetery. A Masonic Service was held in the chapel under the Auspices of Manitoba Lodge --236, A.F. & A.M., Cookstown on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Donations to the C.A.T. Scan at York County Hospital, Newmarket would be appreciated.

Bradford Weekly

Ellis, Dr. Charles Wilson obituary

Event Date : Saturday, October 17, 1953
Event Type : Death
Municipality : Toronto, Ont.

Description : One of the oldest practicing dentists in Ontario, being a 1900 graduate from the College of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Dr. Charles W. Ellis was instantly killed as he crossed the street to his son-in-law's car on the Queen Elizabeth Way at Haig Blvd. early Saturday evening. Larry Rutherford, his son-in-law of Applewood Rd., was waiting for him on the shoulder of the west-bound lane to take him home in his car. Dr. Ellis alighted from a bus and was crossing the west-bound lane when he was hit by a car driven by Edward Dinsmore of Toronto. He was pronounced dead at the scene by a Port Credit coroner.
Born in Bradford, Dr. Ellis received his High School education in Barrie. Graduated from the University of Toronto in 1900 he practiced in Beeton for a short time before he married the former Adelia Maude Rose, Syracuse, New York, who predeceased him 29 years ago, and began practice here where he has been for over 50 years. He was a life member of Bradford Lodge, A.F. & A.M., where he was Past Master. He was feted by the lodge recently on the occasion of his 50th year of membership. He was also a life member of the Ontario Dental Association. He was a member of Bradford United Church where he had taught Sunday School and was a former steward in the church and served for many years as church treasurer. He has also been a member of Bradford Lions Club for some years. During his younger days, Dr. Ellis was an athlete and won many medals as a bicycle racer and tennis player.He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Rutherford, Lakeview, and Mrs. R. G. Freyermuth, Iowa, and two grandchildren, Janet and Charles Freyermuth. He was predeceased by two brothers, Aubrey and Bert, and his only sister, Mrs. W. A. Pringle (Mabel). Dr. Ellis had given valued service to this municipality having served on the Board of Education and the Board of Health for a number of years. Through his long years of practice Dr. Ellis was one of the best known residents of the area. Possessing very definite opinions and the strictest code of honour and honesty of purpose himself, he expected the same high standards from those with whom he did business. His friends, especially in later years, were largely those who had been his patients over a long term of years, and a few of the older residents, and his tragic death was learned with sorrow by them all. A private funeral was held yesterday afternoon from his home, under Masonic auspices, with services being conducted by Rev. F. G. MacTavish. Interment was in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Bradford.

Bradford Witness

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