Obit (1962) - Gilbert Albert MATTINSON

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June 21, 1962 Oxford Journal:
Beckwith and the surrounding districts were saddened on June the 12th by the death of one of its oldest residents, Mr. Gilbert Mattinson, age 86 years, at Springhill Hospital.  He was born in Mount Pleasant, son of the late Francis and Nancy Fahey Mattinson.  He resided in Mount Pleasant and Beckwith all his life and had a wide circle of friends.  Mr. Mattinson is survived by two brothers, Mr. Edmond Mattinson, Mount Pleasant; Jeremiah Mattinson, Ontario, Canada and a large number of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held at the Black Funeral Home.  Rev. J.W. Porter officiated and the funeral was largely attended by relatives and friends.  Interment was in the Birchwood Cemetery.  Floral tributes were as follows ...


Hope this helps someone,
Gerry

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