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

Matthew Alexander Smith

Male 1874 - 1949  (75 years)


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  • Name Matthew Alexander Smith 
    Born 1874 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Finisher at Pattinson Woollen Mill 
    Residence United Church 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-414882 
    Died 23 Mar 1949  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Mar 1949  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I414882  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Family Mabel Howes,   d. Bef 1949 
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F273195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Matthew Smith

      PRESTON, March 24. Matthew Alexander Smith, 75, Preston and district resident for the past 24 years, died yesterday, at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, where he had been confined for the past two weeks. Mr. Smith had been ailing for some time. Born in Listowel, the deceased resided in Guelph for 10 years and for a few years in Millbank, before coming to Preston. For the past 20 years he was engaged as a finisher at Pattinson Woollen Mill. He was an adherent of the United Church. His wife, Mabel Howes, one brother and five sisters predeceased him. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. David Reain, Dundas St., Galt and a son, Joseph Stewart, of Preston. Three grandchildren also survive. The body is resting at the Stager-Pass Ltd. Funeral Home, where the funeral will be held on Saturday, at 2: 30 p.m., with interment in the Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 24 Mar 1949 pg 5

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