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

George Herbert Wilfong

Male 1893 - 1978  (84 years)


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  • Name George Herbert Wilfong 
    Born 27 Nov 1893  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Employer Doon Twines Ltd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Name George Wildfong 
    Name Herbert George Wildfong 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer, Flax Mill 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1937  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1978  409 Mill St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-94001 
    Died 18 Jan 1978  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Doon Presbyterian Cemetery, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I94001  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Nelson Wilfong,   b. 19 Mar 1872, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1937, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Annie Bowyer,   b. 12 Nov 1874, Wroxeter, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 17 May 1893  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Marion Wilfong,   d. Bef 1978
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F36720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WILFONG, George Herbert -- At the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, on Wednesday, January 18, 1978, after a lengthy illness, G. Herbert Wilfong. of 409 Mill St., Kitchener, formerly of Arlington Boulevard, aged 84 years. Mr. Wilfong was born in Doon, son of the late Nelson Wilfong and the former Annie Bowyer. He had been employed at the Doon Twines Ltd, for many years. He is survived by his wife, the former Edith Forbes; by three daughters, Dorothy (Mrs. Veron Rosenberger), of Eden, Ny, and by Margaret (Peggy) (Mrs. Edward Wahl) of Kitchener and Audrey (Mrs. Ron Hube) of Utterson, Ont.; by a son James N. , of Rockwood Mich., and by three brothers Gilbert of Kitchener, Dr. James Wilfong and Reginald of Moose Jaw, Sask., and four sisters, Annie (Mrs. George Ayers) and Nellie (Mrs. Wes Spaetzel), both of Kitchener, Marguerite (Mrs. Emmerson Stange), of Floradale and Doris (Mrs. Russel Tilt) of Richmond Hill; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren also survive; predeceased by a daughter Mrs. Marion Cameron and by two sisters, Mrs. Roxie Bricker and Mrs. Ethel Worden. Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, after 7 p.m. tonight. Funeral and committal service in the chapel Saturday at 2 p.m., with Rev Terry Ingram officiating.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 19 Jan 1978

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 7.

    2. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 22.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of George Herbert - 19 Jan 1978.

    4. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Nelson Wilfong - 27 Apr 1937.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Nov 1893 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployer - - Doon Twines Ltd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Flax Mill - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1937 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1978 - 409 Mill St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 1978 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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