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GARRET E. McCOMBS

[Welland Telegraph, 30 April 1912]

The death occurred at his residence on Garner Avenue on Friday of Garret E. McCombs, aged 25 years. Mr. McCombs was a sufferer for some time of tuberculosis which was the cause of his death. He leaves a sorrowing wife and two small children. His mother and several brothers and sisters also survive.

The funeral took place on Sunday with services at the residence by the Rev. J.H. McBain and the Rev. Mr. Robertson. Interment was made in Fonthill cemetery, the Rev. Mr. Robertson officiating at the gravesite. Deceased was a member of the Orange Lodge, and members attended the funeral in a body.

TALES to tell and MUSINGS to mind!

This is where you will find interesting TALES of the various people that lived in and around Welland during the 1800s and 1900s.

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