Cape Breton Post Nov. 14, 1973
James Butts , 80, of Florence died Tuesday
night in Spring Garden
Villa, Sydney. Born in Freshwater, Nfld. he was a son of the
Moses Butts. Mr. Butts was a retired miner having worked at Florence Colliery
for many years. He lived in the Florence-Bras d'Or area for 52
years. A member of Wilson United Church, he is survived by his wife, the
former Mary Esther Gear, two sons James at home and Ernest in
Sydney Mines; 11 daughters, (Lily) Mrs. Louis Jesso, South Haven; (Violet) Mrs.
Henry Osborne, Angus, Ont.; (Janie) Mrs. Kenneth
MacAskill, Millville; (Ada) Mrs. Russelll Manzuk, Big Bras d'Or; (Alice) Mrs.
John Devoe; (Dora) Ella) Mrs. Sid Vickers, (Esther) Mrs. William
Tremblett, (Irene) Mrs. Albert Rice, (Ruby) Mrs. Carl Brooks, all of Sydney Mines;
Gety Tremblett in Toronto; and (Doris) Mrs. Delbert
MacLean, Point Aconi. Also a sister, Mrs. Louise Snow in Birch Grove; a brother
Jack in Glace Bay; 100 grandchildren and 45 great grandchildren.
The body is resting at the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral
arrangements are to be announced.
Cape Breton Post - 21 November 1973
Frank Cooper - 74 - died 20 Nov 1973. Born in Clarenville,
Nfld, he resided in Sydney for 30 years. Predeceased by his wife Elizabeth
Vardy in 1969. He is survived by his children Harold, Roy, Lawrence, Sadie (Douglas)
Rolfe, Shirley (Nelson) Gray, Alice (Duncan) Gillis, all in Sydney and Olive
(Harold ) Kelgar, Dartmouth. Survived by a brother Harold in Somerville Mass.
Predeceased by sisters Mrs Walter White, Mrs John James, and brothers George
Cape Breton Post - Wednesday 14 November 1973
Clayton Green, 62 died 5 Nov 1973, in St John's,
Nfld. Born in Francois, Nfld.
Survived by children - Mrs Georgina King, George, Archibald, & Ken all
of Port Aux
Basques; Austin of Burgeo and sister - Melida (Charles) Evans, North Sydney.
Interment in Francois, Nfld 8 Nov 1973
JANES, Mrs. George
Cape Breton Post - Friday 23 Nov 1973
Mrs George Janes - Burgeo - 86 - died 22 Nov 1973.
Mr Janes died 18 years ago. She is survived by a daughter Evelyn (William) Ingram,
Westmount, and sons Bernard and Henry of Burgeo. Funeral will be 24 Nov 1973
Michael Thistle - Sydney - 85 - died 13 Nov 1973 at
McGillivary Guest Home in Sydney, NS. He was born in Fogo,
Nfld. Michael and his wife Minnie celebrated their 50th wedding
anniversary on the 5th of Nov 1973. He is survived by sons - Edward,
Sydney River; William, Sydney; daughters - Ellen living at home, Delores
(Ira) Buckland, Sydney; Theresa (Tom) Elder, Dartmouth ; and a brother
Patrick, Fogo. Funeral service will be Thurs 15 Nov 1973; with interment
to follow in