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

Earl Clare Shiry[1]

Male 1894 - 1971  (76 years)


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  • Name Earl Clare Shiry 
    Born 7 Nov 1894  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Machinist, Foundry 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelical 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    WW1, Service #751731 
    Residence Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Residence Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 47 Irvan St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-38229 
    Died 1971  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I38229  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father John Scheirich,   b. 28 Jan 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Barbara Ellen Shantz,   b. 12 Aug 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 Dec 1890  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F3024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gertrude K. Lang,   b. 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1987, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 1916  [6
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Shiry,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Billie Shiry
     3. Robert Earl Frank Shiry,   b. 16 Aug 1934, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 2005, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F228562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Earl C. Shiry - Earl C. Shiry of 385 St Leger St. died Wednesday at K-W Hospital following a heart attack. He was 76. Born in Kitchener, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Shiry. He retired in 1963 from the maintenance department at K-W Hospital after 19 years. He had formerly worked at Kaufman's Footwear Ltd. He attended St. Timothy United Church. He served in the First World War with the 118th Battalion. He was an active hockey player in his youth and played for the Kitchener Union Jacks. He was predeceased by one brother, Kenneth. Surviving are his wife, the former Gertrude (Dolly) Lang, whom he married in 1916; one son, Robert of Kitchener; two daughters, Mrs. David (Dorothy) Ratz of Kitchener and Mrs. George (Billie) Rumney of Toronto; one brother, Lloyd of Kitchener; two sisters, Mrs. Arthur (Laura) Slumkoski of Kitchener and Mrs. George (Ellen) Verary of Hamilton; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home after noon Friday and where service will be conducted Saturday at 2 pm by Dr. E. E. Hallman. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery. Donations to the Kitchener Branch of the Canadian Red Cross Society will be accepted as expressions of sympathy.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Gertrude (Dolly) Catherine Lang - Shiry.

    2. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/ Ville) A-7 Page 6.

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Earl Clare Shiry Born: 7 Nov 1894 County: Waterloo Father: John Shiry Mother: Barbara Ellen Shantz

    4. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 36 Page 15.

    5. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    6. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Earl C. Shiry.

    7. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012168-90.
      John SHEIRICH, 22, farmer, Canada, Waterloo, s/o Samuel & Susannah married Barbara SHANTZ, 18, Canada, Waterloo, d/o Abraham & Catherine, witn Wm. J. & illegible Nancy BOWMAN of Berlin, 23 December 1890 in Berlin.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Nov 1894 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist, Foundry - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1971 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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