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Item 23013 - Nolan, James Denis obituary

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CA BWGPL VS-1900-23013


Nolan, James Denis obituary


  • 1972-02-16 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Event Date : Friday, December 31, 1971
Event Type : Death

Description : James Denis Nolan of Kent St. E., Lindsay, passed away suddenly, following an illness of twelve years, at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, on Dec. 31, 1971. He was 72 years of age. Born on Aug. 30, 1899, in Tecumseth Township, near Newton Robinson, he was the son of the late Denis Nolan and Catherine O'Donnell. Nolan was a pioneer name in Simcoe County. He had resided in this locality for 23 years, having previously resided at Bradford and received his education at Newton Robinson Public School; Cookstown Continuation School and was a graduate of Bradford High School. He enlisted during World War I, but did not see active service, either in Canada or overseas. He was a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church and before coming to Lindsay, he had attended Forty Martyrs Church, Bradford, and had attended Church of the Assumption, Bell Ewart, Ont., during the summer months. He had been associated with Walkwood Ltd., Lindsay, London Life Insurance Co., Bradford; Nolan Motor Sales, Bradford and DeHaviland Aircraft, Toronto. He took an interest in sports and had been a member of Lindsay Curling Club for many years. A member of the Knights of Columbus for 50 years, he was also a Charter Member of the Lions Club in Bradford. He is survived by his wife, Clare Beatrice Nolan, four sons, Denis Nolan of Dollard-des- Ormeaux, P.Q., James M. Nolan of Lindsay, Dr. Paul Nolan of Sudbury, Eugene Nolan of Uxbridge and 15 grandchildren. Other surviving relatives are two sisters, Constance Nolan, of Bradford, and Aileen (Mrs. Edmund Grise) of Midland. An aunt, Mrs. John Hanlon of Bradford, also survives. The funeral was held on Jan. 4, 1972, at 10 a.m. from Stoddart Funeral Home, Lindsay, with temporary entombment in Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay. Interment later in McGann's Cemetery, R.R. 2, Bradford. Rev. Father G. F. Sullivan conducted the service. The pallbearers were William Burke, Gordon Corley, Vern Hildenbrand, Guy Mills, Ralph Rodman and Adrian Vaillancourt.
(From the Lindsay Daily Post)

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The Bradford Witness
Wednesday, February 16, 1972
Vol. 107, No. 7
Page 14
Microfilm Reel # 85

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