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John Alexander Munro

Male 1932 - 1958  (26 years)


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  • Name John Alexander Munro 
    Nickname Alex 
    Born 10 Aug 1932  Clayton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Oct 1958 
    Buried Clayton United Cemetery, Clayton, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I03033  Family Tree
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2015 

    Father Gilbert George Munro,   b. 15 Jul 1903, Darling Township, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1979  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Margaret Edna Foster,   b. 3 Aug 1906, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1996  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 27 May 1925  Almonte, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
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    Family ID F1047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1932 - Clayton, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Clayton United Cemetery, Clayton, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Alex & Doris Munro
    Alex & Doris Munro
    MUNRO
    John Alexander
    Aug. 10, 1932 - Oct. 2, 1958
    His Wife
    Doris M. Raycroft
    Apr. 1, 1933 -

  • Notes 
    • DEPRESSED YOUNG MAN DIES BY OWN HAND - (2 Oct 1958)

      Alex Munro, Euphemia Street was found dead outside his home on Thursday evening, October 2. His body was discovered by his wife, Doris after she heard a shot. A .35 caliber rifle was found beside him. Constable Keith Crockford, O.P.P. investigated and Coroner A. A. Metcalfe said no inquest would be held. Mr. Munro, who was 27 years age, was believed to have been depressed over losing his driver's license. He had appeared in District Magistrate's Court that morning when he was fined $100 and had his driver's license suspended for impaired driving. He worked as a Carpenter in Ottawa and drove his car to the city each day. Born in Clayton district, he was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Munro who survive. He was educated in the local school at Clayton and attended the United Church. He leaves his wife, the, former, Doris Raycroft of Darling Township; six children, Carmel, seven; Keith, six; Clark, five; Ann, four; David, two; and Sharon, eight months. Also surviving are seven sisters, Mrs. Wm. Church, Nova Scotia; Mrs. Donald Houston, Mrs. Orval Drynan, Miss Beatrice, all of Almonte and the Misses Helen, Muriel and Jean of Clayton; six brothers, Mervyn of Almonte; twins, Jackie and Jim, Douglas, Garry and Bert, all of Clayton. The funeral was held from the Comba Funeral Home on Sunday, October 5th and was largely attended. Rev. J. Ray Anderson officiated and interment was in the United Cemetery, Clayton. The pallbearers were: Gordon Stewart, Jim Campbell, Basil Munro, Orval Drynan, Leonard Barr and Clarence Raycroft.