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Item 20988 - Spence, Arthur David obituary

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Spence, Arthur David obituary


  • 1965-04-28 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Event Date : Saturday, April 10, 1965
Event Type : Death

Description : Arthur David Spence, who had lived most of his life in Bradford, passed away at York County Hospital, Newmarket, April 10, 1965, after six weeks' illness. While he never fully recovered from a serious heart attack eleven years ago, he had enjoyed reasonably good health through the years. Born in Bradford, July 26, 1910, he was the son of the late James and Annie Spence. He was educated in the Bradford schools and was for many years with Spence Lumber Co., originally owned and operated by his father and now by his brother, Alex. In 1936 he married Helen Jean Roberts and to this union were born four children, namely Robert (of O.P.P., Bracebridge), David, Linda and Donald, all of Bradford. Surviving also are two brothers, Alex of Bradford and Emerson of Delhi; two sisters, Emily (Mrs. J. Joy of Toronto) and Minnie (Mrs. Archie Hammell) of Bradford. Two brothers, William and Norman, predeceased him. He was a member of Bradford United Church.Funeral services conducted by Rev. D. J. Lute, were held from Lathangue-Kilkenny Funeral Home, April 13, with interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Bradford. Pallbearers were Jas. Church, Keith Noble, Wm. Whiteside, Norman Collings, Albert Roberts and Jas. Downey. Flower bearers were Victor Turner, Fred Miller, F. W. Collings, Chris. Dafos, Oswald Davey and Ted Gapp.

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The Bradford Witness
Wednesday, April 28, 1965
Vol. 100, No. 17
Page 5
Microfilm Reel # 83

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