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[The Evening Tribune - 18 September 1950]

Percy S. Peacock, 158 West Main street, Welland, died this morning. He was in his 77th year. A native of Port Hope he came to Welland about 50 years ago. A prominent general contractor, he built the Fonthill Public School, Welland Post office, Welland County General Hospital, Imperial Bank and many other large local buildings.

Member of Orient Lodge, I.O.O.P. and Cope Stone Lodge, A.P. and A.M. he also held a life membership in the Scottish Rite, Niagara Falls.

Surviving besides his widow are five children, Wallace, Huntsville; Mildred, Salt Lake City; Stanley, Detroit; Laura, California and Acton, Iowa. Sixteen grandchildren also survive.

The late Mr. Peacock is resting at his late residence for funeral services on Thursday afternoon at 2.30 o’clock. Interment will be in Fonthill cemetery.

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