Cape Breton Post - Monday 24 Oct 1955
Neil's Harbour - Joseph Fricker passed away at home in Neil's
Harbour at the age of 84. Beside his widow he leaves to mourn two sons Herbert
Arthur and one daughter Ethel (Mrs John Ingraham) all of Neil's Harbour.
Mr & Mrs Fricker celebrated their 61 Wedding anniversary on 18 Sept. Two
sisters also survive Hannah Jane (Mrs Sam Best ) and Maude (Mrs John
Rideout). [ Joseph Fricker born 4 Dec 1870 Harbour Le Cou, Newfoundland]
Cape Breton Post - Friday 28 Oct 1955
Mrs Ellen Graham well known local resident died here Thursday at the
residence of her granddaughter Mrs James Evans, Huron Avenue. She was 81. Mrs
Graham was born in Smith Harbour, Nfld and she lived in Glace Bay before
moving here 50 yrs ago. She was a member of Clyde Avenue Baptist Church. Surviving
is a step brother James Flemming in Newfoundland. Remains are resting in
the Evans Residence on Huron Avenue. Funeral will be held Sunday afternoon.
O'CONNELL, John J.
Cape Breton Post - 25 Oct 1955
John J O' Connell,73, well known resident of 289 Sixth Street New
Aberdeen, passed away at St Joseph's Hospital early Wednesday. Born in
Newfoundland, Mr O'Connell was in ailing health for the past number of
years but was a patient in St Joseph's for only a week. Well and
favourably known, news of his death will be widely mourned. He was a
valued member of St John's Church and through the years was active in
parochial affairs. He resided in Glace Bay for the past 55 years and was
employed in the Dominion Coal Company until he retired in 1947. Prior to
his retirement he worked in Number 20 Colliery. He is survived by his
wife, the former Mary Marie Ryan of Newfoundland, one son John, in
Ottawa and two daughters Mary (Mrs Arthur AuCoin) and Cathleen (Mrs John
Buckley) both in Saint John NB. He is also survived by one step-brother
Thomas O'Connell, New Aberdeen. His remains are reposing at the family
home 289 Sixth Street New Aberdeen. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
Cape Breton Post - 25 Oct 1955 - News item
Corner Brook, Newfoundland - Howard Reader - 33, was killed
instantly Tuesday night when his station wagon overturned near here and pinned