At the Archives, I found him on the Herald Obit Index as A.R. Johnson,
published 3 Feb 1972. I posted it yesterday.
I remember seeing it somewhere that Alton Robert Johnston froze to death but
can't find it.
On 1/5/10 3:47 AM, "Jim Welsh" <welsh793@...> wrote:
> I couldn't find any combination of Alton Johnstone on the Herald CD
> Just so you know.
> David Winter wrote:
>> From Seymour's obit below, the only possibility of "Mrs. Alton
>> Johnston" as
>> the informant, is his daughter, Gletta Aileen McCully.
>> She was born 28 Dec 1920, living at home and if so, was possibly connected
>> with Alton Robert Johnston, born about 1920, deceased 2 Feb 1972, then
>> separating, with her later marrying Bruno Loh.
>> If not, then the "filler out of the form" made an error.
>> Amherst Daily News, Monday, April 20, 1953, pg. #4; Reel #2704; NSARM,
>> Halifax, N.S.
>> FUNERALS: Seymour McCully
>> Port Greville - The death of Seymour McCulley occurred at his home in Fox
>> River on Thursday evening, April 9, after several months illness. He was
>> born at Ward's Brook, 74 years ago, a son of the late Emerson and Emma
>> McCulley. Surviving are six daughters, (Winnie) Mrs. Burton McKay,
>> (Carrie) Mrs. Onslow Legere and (Gertrude) Mrs. Alvin Newcombe, Parrsboro;
>> (Meaurita) Mrs. Fred Hahen, Springhill;(Ruby) Mrs. Roland Allen, Fox
>> Gletta, at home; seven sons, Harold, Parrsboro; Emerson and Trueman,
>> Brook; Brenton, Fox River; Lorne and Wilfred, Grand Manan, N.B.; also two
>> sisters, (Emma) Mrs. Blanchard Ells, Port Greville; (Lillian) Mrs. Whitney
>> Parsons, Halifax; seven brothers, Abram, Harry and Sherman, Port Greville;
>> Robert, Ward's Brook; Harding and Fred, Parrsboro; Morton, Quincey, Mass.
>> Services were held at Grace United Church on Sunday afternoon with Rev.
>> Armitage of Parrsboro officiating. Interment was made in the family plot,
>> United Church Cemetery.
>> Source: Dave Winter, 4 Jan 2010
>> Note: as published; Hahen should be Hahnen
>> Previously posted:
>> NSARM Cumberland Deaths, 1953; Page #2495
>> Seymore McCully, Port Greville, Widowed, Ship Carpenter
>> Born 10 Sep 1878, N.S.
>> Died 9 Apr 1953, Port Greville, age 74 years, 6 months, 30 days, of
>> Carcinoma of Lungs and ?????
>> S/o Emerson McCully, N.S., and Emma Ayer, N.S.
>> Informant; Mrs. Alton Johnstone, Fox River, Daughter
>> Buried 12 Apr 1953, Port Greville
>> Source: Dave Winter, 30 Dec 2009
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