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Item 12350 - Waldruff, Mary Catherine Groves obituary

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CA BWGPL VS-1900-12350

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Waldruff, Mary Catherine Groves obituary

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  • 1949-06-29 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Event Date : Thursday, June 23, 1949
Event Type : Death

Description : At home, in her 93rd year. Failing health for eight-ten years, which left her confined to her room for the previous two. Three sons and three daughters: Etta (Mr. B.B. Collings), Bradford; Melville G., Bradford; Norman W., Toronto; Beatrice (Mrs. Emerson Thorpe, Woodville; Ethel (Mrs. George Stewart), Bradford; and Eldon, Toronto. Sister to Mrs. Chisholm of Cleveland, Ohio (last of a family of seven). Predeceased by her husband four years previous, daughters Minnie (Mrs. C. Clappin) and Nell (Mrs. Jas. Balfour), and an infant son, George.
Born near Cornwall, Ontario. Family moved to Angus when she was young, where she met her husband, William G. Waldruff, to whom she was married for 68 years. Married in Allandale. Lived in Angus, Colwell, Barrie, and Allandale, coming to Bradford in 1901. Funeral from home by Rev. F.G. MacTavish of Bradford United Church. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Pallbearers (son-in-law, two grandsons, and three grandsons-in-law): Emerson Thorpe, Woodville; Norman E. Collings, Bradford; Orin Thorpe, Hamilton; Ken Blevins, Toronto; Gordon Crutcher, Thornhill; and Robt. Riddell, King.

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The Bradford Witness
Wednesday, June 29, 1949
Vol. 84, No. 26
Page 5
Microfilm Reel #77

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