|The Oshawa Times||January 31, 1959|
BROOKLIN--Funeral service was held at the Robinson Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m. Monday Jan. 26 for Isabella Hay, beloved wife of G. Edgar Van Horn, who died at the Oshawa General Hospital Friday Jan. 23. Mrs. Van Horn was in her 93rd year.
Rev. E. W. Fuller, rector of St. Thomas Anglican Church, conducted the services. Interment was in Groveside Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Henry Bickle, Oshawa; John Hall, Peter Basker, Lorne McCoy, William Medland and Ted Draper, all of Brooklin.
A resident of Brooklin for more than 70 years, the deceased was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. R. Hay of Brooklin. She was born in the village in 1866, and with the exception of a few years' residence in the southern states and Oshawa, had lived in Brooklin all her life.
Mrs. Van Horn was a member of the Presbyterian Church, and in later years of St. Thomas Anglican Church. She was an active member of the Brooklin Women's Institute and took an active part in other district organizations.
Besides her husband she leaves a daughter, Mrs. M. S. Sutherland (Lillian) of Toronto; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Watson Winfield (Catherine) of Toronto and Mrs, R. Hepplewhite (Jean) of Kentucky, and a granddaughter, Jean Sutherland, of Toronto.