William Arthur Moorhouse
William Arthur Moorhouse of Bayfield Manor, passed away at the Kemptville District Hospital on Sept. 29, 2004. He was 94.
He was predeceased by his wife Vera Blanche Adelaide Baker whom he married on July 14, 1934, at Carley’s Corners. He was born on March 6, 1910, in Merrickville to the late William John Moorhouse and the late Grace Evelyn Earl.
He is survived by children Donald (Helen), Muriel Milne (Oscar) and Allan (Mary Ellen). He was grandfather of eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his siblings Edna Wilson, Laura Moorhouse and Harry Moorhouse. He is survived by brothers-in-law Carl Bryan and Harold Baker (Phyllis). He was the uncle to many nieces and nephews.
He was a former resident of Winchester and Mountain. He was a farmer and a past employee in maintenance at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital. He was a member and elder of the Mountain United Church and a choir member of the Mountain and Winchester United Church.
The funeral was held at the Byers Funeral Home Chapel on Oct. 1, with Rev. Blair Paterson officiating. Eulogies were given by Wanda (Milne) McPake and Allan Moorhouse. Interment followed at South Gower Cemetery. Pallbearers were Evan Moorhouse, Dale Moorhouse, Neil Moorhouse, Barry Moorhouse, Gregory Moorhouse, Steven Milne, and Gary Milne.