Hilda May (Berry) Wasson of Parrsboro

I figure there's a separation of some kind here as her husband, Cecil B.
Wasson is buried with a Dora L. Caldwell in the United Cemetery, Parrsboro
and neither Cecil nor Hilda mention being survived by or predeceased by each

Chronicle Herald, Thursday, May 28, 1970, pg. #36; Reel #5987, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
Mrs. Hilda May Wasson, 66, of 2575 Barrington Street, Halifax, died Sunday
in Montreal. Born in Halifax, She was a daughter of the late Charles and
Katherine (Messom) Berry. Surviving are one son, Michael Wasson, Halifax;
three daughters, Phyllis (Mrs. Frederick Clarke), Montreal; Blanche (Mrs.
Ross MacKay) and Marilyn (Mrs. James Patrick), both of Downsview, Ont.; two
brothers, Melvin, Halifax; Kenneth, Hortonville, Kings County; nine
grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. The body is at the J. Albert
Walker Funeral Home, Halifax. Funeral service will be held today at 9:30
a.m. In St. Patrick's Church, with burial in Camp Hill Cemetery.

Source: Dave Winter, 24 Nov 2008
Chronicle Herald, Monday, March 5, 1984, pg. #36; Reel #6215, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
OBITUARY: Cecil D. Wasson
Two Islands - Cecil D. Wasson, 88, of Two Islands, died Saturday in South
Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Parrsboro. Born in Parrsboro, he was a son of
the late Charles and Amanda (Wagner) Wasson. He served Overseas with the
25th Battalion, Canadian Infantry during the First World War. He was a life
member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 45, Parrsboro. He is survived by
three daughters, Phyllis (Mrs. Frederick Clarke), Parrsboro; Mrs. Blanche
McKay, Downsview, Ont.; Marilyn (Mrs. James Patrick), Winnipeg, Man.; a son,
Michael, Burnaby, B.C.; nine grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. He
was predeceased by his wife, Hilda Mae; son, Vincent; daughter, Deannea;
four brothers, Ross, Appleton, Wylie and Edgar. The body is in Smith's
Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where a funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Eric
Miller officiating with burial in United Church Cemetery, Parrsboro.

Source: Dave Winter, 19 Nov 2008
Note: Cecil "D." and "Deannea" are as published - headstone reads Cecil "B."
Wasson - death record reads Diane May. He's buried with Dora L. Caldwell
(1893-1968) not Hilda Mae Berry. Assume "Appleton Wasson died in infancy
sometime before 1908 when deaths began to be recorded again.
NSARM Kings County marriage registrations
Year: 1922 Book: 34 Page: 195 Number:
Groom: WASSON, Cecil B, 27, b, stevedore, Presbyterian
living Windsor, born Parrsboro
s/o Charles Wasson (Parrsboro) & Amanda Wagner
Bride: BERRY, Hilda May, 19, s, housemaid, CoE
living Walbrook, born Walbrook
d/o James Berry (Falmouth) & Rosie Messom
married 1922-03-23 Manse, Kentville, NS
before Mrs Lena Williams, Edward Williams
by R B Layton, Presbyterian, Kentville, NS
[collected by EMKeys 2008-11-14]