The Daily Times-Gazette (Oshawa) November 19, 1952


A prominent farmer in the Brooklin area for many years, Frederick Maitland Holliday, beloved husband of the former Eva Willis, passed away in the Oshawa General Hospital yesterday in his 73rd year. He had been ill for three weeks.

A son of the late Marcus Holliday and Elmira Bryant, the deceased was born on Glen Dhu Farm, north of Whitby and spent his early years at Port Perry. For many years he farmed west of Brooklin.

A member of the Brooklin United Church, the deceased was a member of Beethoven Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows at Brooklin. He was always an active participant in the Brooklin Spring Fair and was intensely interested in many lines of sport and particularly in horseshoe pitching.

Besides his wife, who was a native of Port Whitby, Mr. Holliday is survived by three daughters, Mrs. T. R. Nicholson (Edith) of Leaside, Mrs. John Hamer (Laurel) of Myrtle, and Mrs. Ivan H. Barrett (Marion) of Whitby; and four sons, Walter of Columbus, Wilbur of Holt, Ontario, Kenneth of Brooklin and Allan of Watson Lake, Yukon Territory.

Also surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Arthur Coakwell (Maude) of St. Catharines, Mrs. Wilbur Vipond (Julia) of Wellwin, Manitoba, Mrs. (Rev.) George Denyes (Olive) of Teulon, Saskatchewan, and Mrs. C. Dexter (Allie) of Ethelton, Saskatchewan, and three brothers, William of Scarborough, Mark of Oshawa and Arthur of Whitby.

Mr. Holliday is resting at his late residence for service in Brooklin United Church at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, November 21, conducted by Rev. M. C. Fisher. Interment will be in Groveside Cemetery.

Members of the Beethoven Lodge will hold a memorial service at the family residence at 9 p.m. Thursday,