Re: LeRoy Edgar Brown of River Hebert; McWhirter related

Lynn's husband Sonny's obit was posted by Eric around Christmas this year.

From: David Winter <davidwinter@...>
To: nscumber <>
Sent: Tue, January 11, 2011 7:22:26 PM
Subject: [nscumber] LeRoy Edgar Brown of River Hebert; McWhirter related

Wow, issue of 20 children, 18 surviving.

Chronicle Herald, Saturday, May 1, 1976, pg. #44; Reel #6060, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
OBITUARY: LeRoy Edgar Brown
River Hebert - LeRoy Edgar Brown, 68, River Hebert, died Thursday at
Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born at Lower Cove, he was the son
of the late George and Ethel (McQuarter)[sic] Brown. He was a retired coal
miner and served with the Royal Canadian Army during the Second World War.
He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Besides his wife, the former
Georgina Legere, he is survived by ten daughters, Bessie (Mrs. Gabriel
Lonie), Minto, N.B.; Myrtle (Mrs. Fred Terrio), Lynn (Mrs. Sonny Terrio),
both of Joggins; Annie (Mrs. Jess Lawless), Joyce (Mrs. Bernard White), and
Brenda, all of River Hebert; Ella and Ruby (Mrs. Bill Coady), and Marie
(Mrs. Ron Rowden), all of Toronto, Ont.; and Muriel (Mrs. Jim Hamike),
Peterboro, Ont.; eight sons, Floyd, Minto, N.B.; George and Ron, both of
Chipman, N.B.; Jack, Toronto, Ont.; Dos, Sprague, Man.; Donnie, Grand Cache,
Alta.; Earl, Amherst; Fred, River Hebert; six sisters, Ella (Mrs. Sonny
Porter), River Hebert; Ruby and Stella (Mrs. Wilfred Cormier), both of
Toronto, Ont.; Mrs. Ethel Crast, Mrs. Pearl Ayale and Mrs. Grace Inignick,
all of Michigan; two brothers, Basil, Joggins and Will, Lower Cove; 54
grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter,
Dorothy and a son, Douglas. The body is at the family residence here.
Funeral service will be held at Joggins Anglican Church, 11 a.m. Monday,
Rev. David Myles officiating. Burial will be in River Hebert Cemetery.

Source: Dave Winter, 11 Jan 2911
Note: As published; Crast should be Craft - Inignick may be Nizink.
No mention of sister, Annie Elva Brown) Trask, Distelrath

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