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Item 17363 - Waller, Richard obituary (long)

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CA BWGPL VS-1900-17363

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Waller, Richard obituary (long)

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  • 1955-11-16 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Event Date : Wednesday, October 26, 1955
Event Type : Death

Description : A resident of Bradford for more than half a century, Richard Waller passed away in York County Hospital, Newmarket, on Wednesday, October 26. He was in his 83rd year and had been in failing health for some time. In August he underwent a major operation at Western Hospital, Toronto, and had been at home for the intervening weeks before taken to Newmarket hospital nine days before his death. Born near Midhurst, Mr. Waller came to Bradford as a young man and about fifty years ago he married Alice Martin of Bradford, who predeceased him ten years ago. He is survived by one son, Linwood Waller of Newmarket; one daughter, Mr. Mildred Gilman of Bradford; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Another daughter, Mrs. Harry Bugler, predeceased him. The deceased worked as an engineer at the old Lukes' mill until it was burned, and later worked at the old factory building during terms of operation of most of its tenants, and his last employment was with the Bradford Public Utilities Commission, a number of years ago. He was an honest worker and an industrious man.The funeral was held from the Lathangue-Kilkenny Funeral Home on Friday, October 29, with Rev. F. G. MacTavish of Bradford United Church taking the services. Interment was in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Bradford. The pallbearers were Vearle Coutts, Sam Conn, Chas. Johnston, John Breeze, Len Saint and Keith Elliott.

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The Bradford Witness
Wednesday, November 16, 1955
Vol. 90, No. 46
Page 4
Microfilm Reel # 79

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