Elsie Mildred Best & Alvin Stuart Phinney of Parrsboro

Chronicle Herald, Saturday, January 26, 1991, pg. #B8; Reel #6382, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
Phinney, Elsie M. - 96, Parrsboro, died Friday in Bayview Memorial Hospital,
Advocate.Born in Parrsboro, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Sarah
Best. She is survived by a granddaughter, Donna Manuge, Shelburne; a
grandson, Charles Manuge, Parrsboro. She was predeceased by her first
husband, Henry Ward; second husband, Alvin Phinney; a daughter, Marjorie
Manuge; a son, Albro Ward. The body is in Smith's Funeral Home, visiting
3-5, 7-9 p.m. Today. Funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday in St. George's Anglican
Church, Parrsboro, Rev. Winthrop Jackson officiating. Burial will be in
church cemetery. Donations may be made to St. George's Anglican Church.

Source: Dave Winter, 29 Dec 2008
NSARM Cumberland Deaths 1929; Book #120; Page #1143
(Indexed as ALBEO)
Albro Henry Ward, Parrsboro
Born 25 Jan 1913, N.S.
Died 5 Jun 1929, Parrsboro, age 16 years, 4 months, 11 days, of Lolar?
S/o Henry Alexander Ward, Oregan, USA, and Elsie M. Best, N.S.
Informant; Henry Alexander Ward, Parrsboro, Father
Buried 7 Jun 1929, United Cemetery

Source: Dave Winter, 29 Dec 2008
Parrsboro Record, Tuesday, July 12, 1949, pg. #1; Reel #2866, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
OBITUARY: Alvin Phinney
The funeral service for the late Alvin Phinney was held from St. George's
Church on Thursday afternoon, July 7th, and was conducted by Ven Archdeacon
Harris. The pallbearers were John Guest, J.H. Cutten, J.L. Grant and Albert
Grant, Vestrymen of the church. Interment was made in the Anglican Cemetery.
There were many lovely floral tributes and other expressions of sympathy. In
ill health since February, Mr. Phinney was believed to be improving, but on
Monday morning, July 4th, he passed away suddenly at his home on Western
Avenue. Seventy years of age, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William
Phinney of Parrsboro Roads. A carpenter by trade, he was one of the town's
most respected citizens. A faithful member of St. George's Church, he was
one of the Vestrymen for many years. Surviving are his wife, the former
Elsie Best Ward of Parrsboro. Also three brothers, Bradford and Doane,
Parrsboro, and Percy of Scarboro Bluffs, Ont.; and one sister, (Etta) Mrs.
Dan McNeil of Lynn, Mass.

Source: Dave Winter, 30 Dec 2008
NSARM Cumberland Deaths, 1949; Book # 1949; Page #4170
Alvin Stuart Phinney, Western Ave., Parrsboro, Married, Carpenter
Born 13 Jun 1879, N.S.
Died 4 Jul 1949, Western Ave., Parrsboro, Age 70 years, 21 days, of Coronary
H/o Elsie Phinney
S/o William Phinney, N.S., and Rebecca Pettis, N.S.
Informant; Elsie Phinney, Parrsboro, Wife
Buried 7 Jul 1949, Parrsboro

Source: Dave Winter, 30 Dec 2008