LONG, Ernest Elwin

MACCAN, May 7 [1937] - The funeral of Ernest Long, who met a tragic death in the train wreck on Wednesday evening, was held from the home of his parents, Mr and Mrs Elwyn Long, on Friday afternoon, with a very large attendance. The remains, brought from Amherst in a closed casket, remained in the hearse during the service, which was conducted by the Rev E H Rowlands, pastor of the United Church, assisted by members of the choir. Interment was made in theAnglican cemetery, Nappan, Walter Wentzell, William Canning, Jr, Henry McCarthy and Cecil Whalen acting as pallbearers.The deceased youth is survived, besides his parents, by four brothers and three sisters, William of Framingham, Lloyd and Lawson of Maccan,, Charles, Eileen, Jean and Thelma at home.
Halifax Chronicle, May 1937 [courtesy Wilf Morley - NS list]


Another son, Ernest Elwin Long;

NSARM Cumberland Deaths, 1937; Book #167; Page #580
Ernest Elwin Long, Maccan, Single, Unemployed
Born 8 Jun 1915, N.S.
Died5 May 1937, Springhill Junction, age 21 years, 10 months, 28 days, of
"Killed, Rai;way Accident"
S/o Elwin J. Long, N.S., and Clara Mary Brown, N.S.
Informant; Elwin J. Long, Maccan, Father
Buried 7 May 1937, Maccan

Source: Dave Winter, 17 Jul 2010

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