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The Daily News Obituaries
July 1961

 

The Daily News
July 7, 1961
Page: 3
TWO GIRLS, 11 AND 13 ARE KILLED BY CAR ON TORBAY ROAD, DRIVER ARRESTED

Struck by a car on Torbay Road near Major's Path, Thursday at 12:50 p.m., two teen-age girls were killed instantly. Two-year-old Muriel Anthony, sister of one of the victims, was taken to hospital and is suffering from head injuries.
Linda Anthony, 13 of Torbay Road, and Loretta Clarke, 11, of North Twillingate, who was spending a holiday with Linda, were the victims. The driver, 29-year-old James Joseph Fleming of Torbay is being held by the RCMP and faces a possible charge of criminal negligence.
An eye-witness told the Daily News that Linda and Loretta were visiting their friend, Karen Peach, who lives about 800 yards from the victim's home. As the time was drawing near for dinner, the two young girls left for home. Linda was carrying her younger sister at the time. They were walking on the shoulder of the road when the car struck them and sent them sprawling for some distance.
Condition of two-year-old Muriel Anthony, now at the General Hospital, is unchanged up to press time.


The Daily News
July 7, 1961
Page: 28
Linda Anthony
- Died as a result of a motor accident on Thursday, July 6th, Linda, aged 13 years, beloved daughter of George and Muriel Anthony. Leaving to mourn, besides her father and mother, two sisters, two brothers, grandmother and grandfather. Funeral will take place on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. from her late residence Torbay Road, to Mount Pleasant Cemetery.


The Daily News
July 27, 1961
Page: 2
Bay Roberts
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News was received here last week, of the death at New Westminster, B.C. on July 16th, of Mr. Richard Marshall, in his 78th year, a former resident of Bay Roberts. Left to mourn beside his wife are four sons, one daughter, also three brothers, James at New Westminster, Israel and Josiah of this town, three sisters, Mrs. E. T. Snook, Melrose, Mass.; Mrs. S. S. Andrews and Mrs. I. Roach, Bay Roberts. Funeral services were held at New Westminster. Deepest sympathy is extended the bereaved.


The Daily News
July 28, 1961
Page: 3
EX-POLICE OFFICIAL DIES IN B.C.

The funeral was held Wednesday at New Westminster, B.C., for former city police commissioner Richard Goss Marshall, 77, of 2126 London. He died Monday in a private hospital.
Born in Bay Roberts, Nfld., he came to the city in 1911 and was police commissioner in B.C. for years.
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth; four sons, Wilfred, Warren and Richard of New Westminster, Bertram, Brannen Lake; a daughter, Margaret, at home; 3 brothers, James at New Westminster, Josiah and Israel at Bay Roberts, Nfld., 3 sisters, Sadie, Mrs. E. F. Snook of Melrose, Mass., Elizabeth and Lucenda at Bay Roberts.
Funeral service was conducted by the Rev. D. Bastian, of the Free Methodist Church at 1 p.m., July 19th. Interment at the Fraser Cemetery, B.C.

 

 

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