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Item 15268 - Sawyer, Bethel George obituary

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CA BWGPL VS-1900-15268

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Sawyer, Bethel George obituary

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  • 1952-04-23 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Event Date : Thursday, April 24, 1952
Event Type : Death

Description : At York County Hospital, Newmarket, aged 82 years. Born in Fennell's Corners, attending Cherry Creek school. Farmer in the township, then travelled to Saskatchewan to farm there. Retired to Bradford more than twenty years previous to care for his invalid sister, Mrs. Hand, who died seven months ago. Recently he contracted pneumonia, for which he was hospitalized. Son of the late Thomas and Maria Sawyer. Survived by brother Robert Sawyer of Lefroy. Predeceased by ten brothers and sisters. Also survived by niece Marion Webb of Cookstown and nephews Arthur Hand of Hillsdale and Orville Hand of Bradford. Rested at home in Bradford. Service at Bradford United Church. Pallbearers were Girvan Sawyer, Lloyd Kneeshaw, George Stoddart, Ernest James, Roy Collings and Gordon Church. Interment in St. Paul's Cemetery, Coulson's Hill.

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The Bradford Witness
Wednesday, April 23, 1952
Vol. 87, No. 18
Page 5
Microfilm Reel #78

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