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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
September 1969


BISHOP, William B.
Cape Breton      Post  Fri  12  Sept 1969
William B. Bishop
,  91, lifelong resident of English Harbour West, Fortune Bay, Nfld, occured Thursday 11 Sep 1969. Mr Bishop is survived by sons: Charles, St. Jacques, Nfld; Jess, Harbour Breton, Nfld; daughters: Jessie (Sam) Fiander, English Harbour; Florence (Thomas) Baker, St Jacques, Nfld; Marion (Joseph) Crane, Sydney. Survived by a  number of grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. The funeral will be on Saturday in English Harbour.

ENGLISH, Mrs. Mary Ellen
Cape Breton Post     Friday  12  Sept 1969
Mrs Mary Ellen English
widow of Toby English died at St Rita's Hospital on the 11 Sept 1969. The daughter of Mr & Mrs Hector McIntyre Boulardarie, she was born in St. John's Nfld. She is survived by son Toby, Dartmouth; daughters: Mildred (D.C.) MacEachern, Sydney; Margaret (Vincent) Webb, New York; Alexis (G.P.) Scallion, Mount Royal, Quebec; Julia (JF) Guney, Oshawa, Ont; Delores, at home; Clair (F.C.) Kerr, Rexdall, Ont; Terry (J.H.) Morris, Sydney, NS. She was predeceased by a son Douglas.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.

North Sydney
Cape Breton  Post     Tues 9 Sept 1969

Mrs Catherine Hickman, 9 Margaret Street, received word on Sunday 7 Sep 1969 of the death of her brother John Hiscock, 91 in Port Aux Basques, Nfld. Mr Hiscock is survived by daughter Maude (Wilson) Steet (?Street) Nfld and son George Hiscock Port Aux Basques. He is also survived by a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral will be held Tuesday in Port Aux Basques.

TOMS, George
Glace Bay
Cape Breton    Post  Fri  12  Sept 1969
George Toms
, 10 Steele's Hill, died at Camp Hill Hospital after a lenghty illness. He has been a patient at Camp Hill Hospital since Apr. Born in Nfld 70 yrs ago he moved to Glace Bay in his younger years and worked with Dominion Coal until his retirement in 1946. He served with the Cape Breton Highlanders and was a member of the Glace Bay Legion. He is survived by his wife the former Mary McInnis; son Adrain; stepson, Joseph Flemming and brother Bert Toms, Toronto.

WHIFFEN, Mrs. Bridget (nee Murphy)
Cape Breton Post   Friday 12  Sept 1969
Mrs Thomas Whiffen
, 72,of South Bar died at the City Hospital. Born in Nfld, she resided in Sydney for 50 years before moving to South Bar 9 years ago. The former Bridget Murphy is survived by her husband and sons: Alfred Maher, Mira Road; Patrick and Vincent, Toronto, Ont; Gerald, Frank and Thomas, Sydney, NS; daughters: Margaret (John) O'Dea, Sydney, NS; Mary (Ray) Frances and Eileen (Amedie) Pottie in Hamilton, Ont. She was predeceased by son Raymond. She was the last survinging member ofher family. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.

YOUNG, Mrs Lillian Young
Cape Breton  Post    Sat 6 Sep 1969
Mrs Lillian Young
, 77, 301 Commercial Street, North Sydney, died in St Elizabeth Hospital after a brief illness. She was the daughter of Mr & Mrs William Walker, Heart's Content, Nfld. She was  a member of St John's Anglican Church. Twice married she was predeceased by William Gove in 1914 and Maxwell Young in 1951. She was survived by daughters: Isabelle (Thomas) Strickland, North Sydney; Frances (John) Delaney, Halifax; sons: Gordon Gove; William Gove; Roy Young; and Allan Young; all of North Sydney. The remains will be at Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, 158 Queen Street, North Sydney. Funeral Sunday at St. John's Anglican Church. Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
(Her daughter Frances Phyllis Delaney died July 26, 2004)



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