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Item 21674 - Stephenson, Percy P. obituary

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CA BWGPL VS-1900-21674

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Stephenson, Percy P. obituary

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  • 1966-09-07 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Event Date : Wednesday, August 31, 1966
Event Type : Death
Community : Beeton

Description : A well known resident of Bradford during a long period of years, Mr. Percy Proctor Stephenson passed away in Simcoe Manor on Wednesday, August 31, 1966. Mr. Stephenson went to Simcoe Manor nearly four years ago where he enjoyed fairly good health until suffering a stroke, and although he appeared to make a good recovery it was realized lately that he could not live much longer. Born in Oxbow, Saskatchewan, October 7, 1886, the deceased came to Ontario in 1893. He married Dora Elizabeth Metcalfe in 1907 and they returned to Saskatchewan, where they farmed until coming back here in 1923. Mr. Stephenson was predeceased by his wife in February, 1957. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Etha Tuscon of Victoria, B.C., and by a half-brother, Francis, of Powell River, B.C.A. Masonic service was held on Thursday evening preceding the funeral, which was held from the Lewis Funeral Home, Bradford, with Rev. D. J. Lute of Bradford United Church conducting the service.Interment was in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Bradford. The pallbearers were Messrs. Erich Meier, Wm. Melbourne, Allen Proctor, Carl Black, Vernon Stephenson and James Stephenson.The flower bearers were members of the Black River Hunt Club, to which the deceased belonged for many years, namely, Fred Miller, Frank Smeltzer, Alan Crake, Fred Collings, Gordon Compton, John Hambly and Howard Black.

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The Bradford Witness
Wednesday, September 07, 1966
Vol. 101, No. 36
Page 5
Microfilm Reel # 83

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