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Item 17795 - Matthews, Ralph death

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CA BWGPL VS-1900-17795

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Matthews, Ralph death

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  • 1956-06-27 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Event Date : Wednesday, June 27, 1956
Event Type : Death

Description : One of the most beloved, respected and best known gentleman of this community passed away suddenly this morning as the result of a heart attack in the person of Ralph Matthews. Mr. Matthews left his home in Ansnorveld this morning, Wednesday, June 27, as usual, for his duties at Holland River Gardens Co. Limited. Shortly after 8 o'clock he suffered a heart seizure and passed away. Apparently he had been enjoying good health but Mr. Matthews gave of his energy and good cheer so freely to others that the strain doubtless took its toll. Conscientious in his business duties, he was still ever ready to lead with his cheerful good humour as master of ceremonies at social gatherings in the evening.He was a friend to all and esteemed by all. His sudden death is a personal loss, not only to his family, but to the members of the Ansnorveld community and to the many who were delighted to call him their friend in Bradford. The sympathy of everyone who had the good fortune to know Ralph Matthews will be extended to his wife and daughters. The funeral will be from the Lathangue-Kilkenny Funeral Home, where the body is resting, on Saturday at 2 p.m.

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The Bradford Witness
Wednesday, June 27, 1956
Vol. 91, No. 26
Page 1
Microfilm Reel # 80

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