Lindsay Obituaries

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A large number of friends and relatives from the city and outside points were in attendance at the funeral of Alex Lindsay, held yesterday afternoon from his late residence, 277 Graham Street. The many beautiful floral offerings bore silent tribute to the high esteem in which the deceased had been held.
Rev. A.O. Sweet had charge of the services and was assisted by Rev. L.E. Sparks. During the service Mr. Jewell sange very sympathetically “Some Day We’ll Understand”. He was accompanied on the harp by Mrs. Sweet. Interment was made in the Hillview Cemetary, the pallbearers being Frederick Crawford, W. Coulter, D. Masters, F. Kendall, J. Boswell, and J. Ransome.
The majority of the bears were old friends of the deceased, truck and dray owners of the city. They had been associated with him in draying operations for many years.
Included in the large number at the funeral were friends and relatives from outside points, including London, Toronto, Washago, and Brantford. (The Daily Sentinel-Review (Woodstock, Ontario) Tuesday, April 5, 1932)

Mrs. Alex Lindsay
The death occured yesterday morning at the family residence, 277 Graham Street, of Emily May Lindsay, widow of Alex Lindsay in her 66th year following a brief illness.
Surviving are four daughters and four sons. Mrs. W. Starrett, B.C., Mrs. E. Ingles, Toronto, Mrs. G. Juris, Toronto, Mrs R. McGee, city, Gordon, Clarence, Murray and Warren at home. A brother W. Coutts, Toront and a sister Mrs. Frank Whitcomb also survive.
Funeral service will be held at the family residence on Saturday at 2:30. Interment will be made in the Hillview Cemetary. (The Daily Sentinel-review Fri, 12/10/1937)

The funeral of Mrs. Alex Lindsay who passed away at the family residence, 277 Graham Street on Thursday morning, was held Saturday afternoon, Rev. E.N.O. Kulkeck having charge of the services. The many beautiful floral offerings paid silent tribute to the high esteem in which the deceased had been held. Bearers were George Yeo, Albert Atkinson, Cecil Dello, Mathew Caskey, Fred Bayliss and Fred C. Lucas.
Interment was made in the family plot in Hillview Cemetary. (The Daily Sentinel-Review, Woodstock, Mon, 12/13/1937)

Mrs Edward Ingles
Former resident of Woodstock, Mrs Florence Ingles, wife of Edward Ingles, Toronto, passed away in that city on Feb 21 in her 53rd year.
Mrs Ingles was the former Florence Lindsay, daughter of the late Mr & Mrs Alex Lindsay and was born and raised in Woodstock.
Surviving, besides her husband, are one daughter, Mrs Leo Dorvick, Toronto; 3 sisters, Mrs W Starrett (Violet) of California; Mrs Juris (Olive), Toronto and Mrs Robert McGhee (Myrtle), Woodstock; 4 brothers, Gordon of Kingston, Clarence of Kitchener, Murry of Brantford and Warren of Toronto.
The funeral was held on Wed in Toronto.

Passing of a Child
The death took place early yesterday morning at her father's residence 19 Winett St, of Alvina Lindsay, aged 7 yrs 4 mos, 3rd duaghter of Mr Alexander Lindsay. The little girl had been ill for about 10 days with Bright's disease complicated by Pneumonia. The child was a favorite among her friends and her death has caused widespread regret. The funeral will be held privately tomorrow afternoon conducted by the Rev C K Bradshaw pastor of the Dundas St Methodist Church.

VIOLET LETTISHA STARRETT passed away 11/2/1984 age 86 yrs. She was predeceased by her husband, Wilmer; and 1 son, John. She will be sadly missed by her surviving 9 daughters and 3 son, 33 grandchildren; 34 greatgrandchildren; also remembered by her sister and 2 brothers. Service will be held Tues, 11/6/1984 at 2pm in Broadway Tabernacle, 2677 E Broadway, Vancouver. Rev A Hornby officiating Royal Oak, Woodlawn-Bowell in care of arrangements.


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