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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
June 1973

 

BROWN, William O.
Sydney Mines
Cape Breton Post June 26, 1973
A well known local shoemaker William O. Brown 74, of Prince Edward Street, died Monday afternoon in Harbour View Hospital. Born in Burin, Nfld., he resided in Sydney Mines for many years, where he worked as a shoemaker, retiring a number of years ago. He served overseas in the First World War, and also with the navy overseas during the Second World War.

Mr. Brown was predeceased by his wife, the former Laura Jarvis, in 1961, and a son, James, in 1967. A member of the Salvation Army, he is survived by a daughter, (Gerlena) Mrs Stanley Noseworthy, Smith Falls, Ont.; three sons, Howard, Gagetown, N.B.; Melvin, Toronto; Olie, Sydney Mines, and a number of grandchildren. The body rests at the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Clyde Avenue. Funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. from the funeral home. Interment in Brookside Cemetery WW1 - ROYAL NEWFOUNDLAND REGIMENT # 4170 WW11 - ROYAL CANADIAN NAVAL RESERVE # A-1672
(Contributed to Bill Cook by Linda Bell (Noseworthy) - granddaughter of Mr. Brown)

 

 

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