Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Melvin Sherk

Male 1904 - 1981  (77 years)


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  • Name Melvin Sherk 
    Born 5 Jan 1904  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1970  1061 Queen's Blvd, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338021 
    Died 17 Sep 1981  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 19 Sep 1981  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I338021  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William H. Sherk,   b. 27 Oct 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Clara Schweitzer,   b. 25 Jul 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1918, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1898  Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F6207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Elizabeth "Bessie" Brown,   b. 28 Nov 1903, , Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1970, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Sherk
     2. Douglas Weston Sherk,   b. 10 Apr 1931, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1992, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Elizabeth Sherk,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. David William Sherk,   b. 10 Apr 1931, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1931, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Raymond Harvey "Tyke" Sherk,   b. 15 Nov 1932, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 2001, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. William Oliver "Bill" Sherk,   b. 27 Mar 1935, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1997, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     7. James Melvin "Jim" Sherk
     8. Esther Irene Sherk,   b. 13 Nov 1943, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 2011, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     9. James Sherk
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F247506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jan 1904 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1970 - 1061 Queen's Blvd, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1981 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Sep 1981 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Sherk, Melvin - Passed away at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Thursday, Sept. 17, 1981, Melvin Sherk, of Golden Years Nursing Home, Cambridge, formerly of Kitchener and Ayr, in his 78th year. Beloved husband of the late Mary Elizabeth Brown, dear father of Margaret (Mrs. William Makins) of Bayfield, Elizabeth (Mrs. John Kostuik) of Toronto, Esther (Mrs. Allen Mitchell) of Ayr. Douglas, Raymond, William and James, all of Ayr, dear brother of Weston of RR 4, Cambridge, Walter of London, Ont. and Leon of Oregon, Mamie (Mrs. Wilfred McDonald) of Kitchener, Irene (Mrs. James Main) of Washington, Ont. and Mrs. Vernetta Wildfong of London, Ont. Sixteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren also survive. Mr. Sherk was predeceased by one son. Resting at Coutts & Son Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrew St., Cambridge, where the family will receive friends today, from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will be held from the funeral home chapel on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 2: 30 p.m. Interment Ayr cemetery.

      Waterloo Record Sep 18 981 pg 31

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Melvin Sherk Date of Birth: 5 Jan 1904 Gender: Male Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Wm Sherk Mother's name: Clara Schweitzer

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Melvin Sherk.

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Sherk/ Mother/ M. Elizabeth/ Brown/ 1903 - 1970/ Father/ MelvIn/ Sherk/ 1904 - 1981/ son David William/ 3 Mons. 1931/ Thy Will Be Done
      [Back] Sherk

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 014774-1898.
      William SHERK, 24, laborer, Wilmot Tp, same, s/o Reuben & Leah, married Clara SCHWEITZER, 19, Blair, same, d/o John & Catherine; wit: Abraham POEMAY?, New Dundee, Alida HALLMAN, Mannheim. 28 Dec 1898 at Blair