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Newfoundland Obits
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
June 1970


QUIRK, Mrs. Florence 73
North Sydney
June 9,1970 - The Cape Breton Post

The death of Mrs. Florence, 73, of 28 Stanley St. occurred Monday morning at St. Elizabeth Hospital after an illness of some time. The former Josephine Hunt, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Hunt of Burin, Nfld. She resided in North Sydney for the past sixty years. Mr. Quirk was predeceased by her husband Alexander J. in 1950. A member of St. Joseph's Church, she was active in the Children of Mary of that church. She was also a member of the Armstrong Memorial Branch 19 of the Royal Canadian Legion. Surviving are four sons, George, Michael, Gervase, all of North Sydney, Alex in Toronto, by eight daughters, Eva, Mrs. John Robinson; Margaret, Mrs. William Perry; Josephine, Mrs. John Bond, all residing in North Sydney; Gladys, Mrs. Dan R. Campbell, Glace Bay; Susan, Mrs. Douglas Keeping, Ottawa; Madeline, Mrs. Roger Roulean, Ajax, Ont.; Agnes, Mrs. Michael Hall, Toronto; and Florence, Mrs. Bruce Maquire, Oshawa, Ont.; 56 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren, and a brother Richard Hunt in Nyanza. The body is resting in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, from where the funeral will be held Thursday in time for Mass of Requiem in St. Joseph's Church at 2:30 pm. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.
This obituary was posted to the mail list on the Cape Breton Genealogy website by Maureen McNeil and is listed here with her kind permission.

ROSE, Lambert, 73
Lambert Rose Dies Suddenly:

North Sydney, May 16, 1952- A wide spread circle of friends in Cape Breton and Newfoundland will learn with profound regret of the sudden death at his home here today of Lambert Rose, 73, Lorne Street. The deceased had been ill only a few days, and his death came as a shock to his wife, other relatives and his many friends.

Born in Burgeo, Newfoundland, the late Mr. Rose had been a resident of this town since 1902 and for 30 years had been a member of the employees' staff of Leonard Bros. cold storage plant here, retiring from work only one week ago. A member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, he is survived by his wife (the former Minnie Chiasson of Newfoundland) and one daughter. The daughter is Annie (Mrs. Lawence Doucette of Halifax]. Also surviving are two sisters. The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon with services at the home at 2 o'clock and at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at 2:30 o'clock, service to be conducted by the pastor R.A. Matthews. Interment will be in Lakeside cemetery under the direction of the W.J. Dooley Funeral Services.
{Lambert, son of Samuel Rose and Jane Keeping} {Lambert's surviving two sisters in Halifax, NS were Martha Jane nee Rose (Masservey) RUSSELL and Marian/Minnie nee Rose (Willard) CAMPBELL.}
Contributed by Pam Elkas, Rhode Island

A card of Thanks was placed in the Sydney Post on May 22, 1952 and it read: The family of the late Lambert Rose, North Sydney, wish extend sincere thanks and appreciation for the kindness shown to them during their bereavement, especially do they wish to thank, the staff of Hamilton Memorial Hospital, Dr. Munroe, Pastor R.A. Matthews, those who loaned cars, sent sympathy cards, floral tributes to all who helped in any other way by word or deed, they are truly grateful. Signed: Mrs. Minnie Rose, Lorne Street North Sydney.
His wife Minnie (Chaisson) Rose sold their home on Lorne Street in 1953.
Contributed by Pam Elkas, Rhode Island



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