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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
October 1955


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 and 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]

Sydney Mines
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.

Glace Bay
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.

READER, Howard
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 him underneath.



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