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

Sylvester James "Syl" Eccles

Male 1913 - 2005  (92 years)


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  • Name Sylvester James "Syl" Eccles 
    Born 1913 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1977  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-422834 
    Died 31 Jan 2005  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I422834  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Adam James Eccles,   b. 24 May 1885, Egremont Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1977, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Clara Mabel Vansickle,   b. 21 Aug 1884, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1977  (Age < 92 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F272264  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy W. Campbell,   b. CA 1914,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Robert Eccles
     2. Bruce Eccles
     3. Barbara Eccles
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F56393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ECCLES, Sylvester (Syl) James

      Peacefully, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Monday, January 31, 2005, in his 91st year. Syl Eccles of Cambridge, beloved husband of Dorothy W. Eccles (nee Campbell). Dear father of Robert and his wife Lu Eccles of Guelph, Bruce and his wife Linda Eccles of Cambridge and Barbara and her husband Mark Hacking of Stratford. Loved and remembered grandfather of Brendan, Jennifer, Jeremy, Michael, Ryan and Rachel. Brother of John (Florence) Eccles of Guelph and Clare (Bette) Eccles of Waterloo and predeceased by a sister, Mary Carroll (2003). Syl taught both elementary and secondary school for 45 years, with the last 37 years at Galt Collegiate Institute and Vocational School. He was an active member of First United Church and a longtime member of the YMCA. A Memorial service will be conducted at First United Church, Wellington St., Cambridge on Friday, February 4, 2005, at 2: 30 p.m., with Rev. Robert and Hilary Merritt officiating. Reception to follow in the Fretwell Hall at the church. A private family service will be conducted in the chapel of Little's Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, on Friday morning. Interment, Mount View Cemetery.

      Cambridge Times-2005

  • Sources 
    1. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 014960 (1911).
      Name:Clary Mabel Vansickle Age:27 Birth Year:abt 1884 Marriage Date:13 Sep 1911 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Sylvester Vansickle Mother:Mary Bishop Spouse:Adam James Eccles

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1977 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jan 2005 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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