[Transcribed from a photocopy of the St. Thomas (ONT) Times Journal for 7/16/1951, page 12, column 2, by BWB, 1/29/2005]


Mrs. Jesse Koyle Called by Death

Former Springfield Citizen Dies in St. Thomas

Mrs. Isabella E. Koyle, wife of Jesse Koyle, well known retired Michigan Central-New York Central section foreman, died at the family residence, 30 Lydia street, city, Monday morning, following a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Koyle was well known and most highly esteemed, in St. Thomas, in Springfield, Ont., and in other places along the Canada Division of the M.C.R.-N.Y.C. where she and her husband lived.

Mrs. Koyle was born in England, 73 years ago, coming to Canada as a child with her parents. [BWB: actually, her parents died in England... did her husband know the real truth?]  Following her marriage to Mr. Koyle, they lived at Springfield for some years.

Mrs. Koyle was a member of the United Church of Canada, a past noble grand of Supreme Rekebah[sic] Lodge No. 251, and was a past Ashayhi of the Ladies of the Orient, No. 16.