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Upton, Charles Tues 29 Sept 1953 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Charles Upton, 84, of Dorion, Ont., died in hospital here Monday afternoon after a short illness. Born in London, England, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Upton. He came to Iona near St. Thomas, Ont., with his parents when seven years of age. He was a machinist by trade and worked at St. Thomas and formerly with the Canada Iron Foundry in Fort William. He went to Dorion in 1902 and homesteaded there. Surviving are his wife Martha; one daughter, Alice, Mrs. Cyril Bannister, 834 Niagara Ave., and four sons, Rev. George R. Upton of Toronto, in the city now, Roy and Harold of 75 Gresley Court; and Edward of Dorion. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He is the last survivor of a family of seven. He was a member of the Dorion Baptist Church and a Deacon of the Church. He was one of the original members of the West Fort William Baptist Church. He was well-known in the district having being a Justice of the Peace in Dorion. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Dorion Baptist Church with Rev. W.C. Tompkins officiating, assisted by Rev. R.L. Donnelly. Burial will be in the family plot, Dorion Cemetery. The body will be taken from the funeral home, 226 South Syndicate Ave., Fort William to the Church Thursday afternoon.

Upton, Charles Fri 2 Oct 1953 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Funeral services for Charles Upton, 84, old-time resident of Dorion, who died on Monday were held yesterday afternoon from the Jenkens Funeral Home to the Dorion Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Rev. C.W. Tompkins of Fort William conducted the service assisted by Rev. R.L. Donnelly of Port Arthur. Interment was made in the family plot at Dorion Cemetery. Soloist Robert Hartviksen sang "The Sweet By and By". Mrs. G. Keatley was organist for the service. Two hymns "Sun Of My Soul" and "Safe In The Arms of Jesus" were sung. The funeral was largely attended by friends from the cities and district and there were many floral tributes. Pallbearers were Brian Broughton, Michael, Edmond, Ed Keatley, Earl Keatley, H. McKinley and C.A. Bannister. From out of town to attend the funeral was a son Rev. George R. Upton and his wife from Toronto.

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Upton, Georgina Wed 26 Aug 1925 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mrs. Georgina Upton, wife of Charles Upton, of Dorion, died last evening at the General Hospital in Port Arthur. The body was shipped to Dorion and funeral service are being held this afternoon. Mrs. Upton was 21 years old and is survived by her husband and a family. She formerly had been a resident of Fort William, her husband pursuing the occupation of carpenter while here.

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Upton, Harold R. Fri 20 Feb 1953 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Harold Robert Upton, one-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold T. Upton, 75 Gresley Court, Port Arthur, died in hospital early this morning. Born in Port Arthur he is survived by his parents, a brother and four sisters, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Upton of Dorion, uncles and aunts at Dorion and Scotland. The funeral will be held from Sargent's Chapel at 2:00 p.m. to Riverside Cemetery with services by Rev. S.D. Trites of First Baptist Church.

Upton, Charles Tues 24 Feb 1953 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The fuenral of Harold Robert Upton, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. H.T. Upton, 75 Gresley Court, Port arthur, who died friday was held yesterday from Sargent's Chapel at 2 p.m. to Riverside Cemetery with services by Rev. S.D. Trites, of First Baptist Church. Pallbearers were Roy and Edwin Upton and Rudy Rent.

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Upton, Martha Mon 16 Nov 1953 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Mrs. Charles Upton, 85, a resident of Dorion for the past 27 years, died at the family home in Dorion early Sunday morning. Born at Tunbridge Wells, England, she was the former Martha Smith. She came to Dorion 27 years ago, when she married Charles Upton, and had made her home there ever since. She was a member of the Dorion Baptist Church. Surviving are four stepsons, Rev. G.R. Upton of Toronto; Roy of Gresley Court, Port Arthur; Harold of the same address; and Edwin of Dorion; and one step daughter, Alice, Mrs Cyril Bannister of Niagara Street, Port Arthur. There are 15 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Her husband, the late Charles Upton, predeceased her on September 28 of this year. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Dorion Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. S.D. Trites of First Baptist Church, Port Arthur, with interment in the family plot, Dorion Cemetery. The body will be removed from the Jenkens Funeral Home to the Dorion Church at noon on Wednesday.

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Urich, Fred Tues 28 Feb 1933 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Hymers, Feb 28. The home of Mr. and Mrs. John Urich of East Pearson, was visited by the grim reaper on Saturday, taking the eldest son Fred, aged 16 years who has been in poor health for sometime. The deceased is survived by his parents and two sisters. Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.

Urick/Gurick, Fred Sat 4 Mar 1933 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of the late Fred Gurick which was private, was held on Tuesday morning, interment being made at Pine Grove cemetery, Hymers. The deceased is survived by his parents and two sisters, Ella (Mrs. W. Schutte) of Slate River, and Annie at home, who have the sympathy of their friends in their bereavement.

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Usenik, Winnifred Elizabeth Mon 22 Aug 1994 Chronicle Journal

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