Re: Gary Haliburton Boss of Rodney; Pettigrew and Churchill re_ lated

Eric:

Thanks.

I just realized I didn¹t use a capital A in august for Gary Haliburton
Boss¹s obit.

Dave


On 1/25/11 8:30 PM, "Eric Keys" <keysie@...> wrote:

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> NSARM death registrations (Cumberland Co)
> [indexed as Pictou Co]
> Year: 1950 Page: 1543
> Name: BOSS, Larry Jordan
> DoB: 1949-03-28 Springhill, NS
> DoD: 1950-02-13 Mountain Road, NS
> Age: 2y 10m 16d
> Cause: fractured skull; car accident
> Occupation: child
> Marital status: single
> Spouse:
> c/o: Percy Boss (NS) & Violet G Pettigrew (NS)
> Burial: 1950-02-15 Leamington, NS
> Undertaker: A H Brown, Springhill, NS
> Informant: Percy Boss, father, Mountain Road, NS
> [collected by EMKeys 2011-01-25]
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> On 25/01/2011 9:05 AM, David Winter wrote:
>> > Parents are possibly Percy Lloyd Boss and Violet Grace Pettigrew.
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>> > Amherst Daily News, Monday, august 12, 1963, pg. #5; Reel #2724, NSARM,
>> > Halifax, N.S.
>> > FUNERAL: Gary H. Boss
>> > Rodney - This community was shocked and saddened to learn of the death by
>> > drowning of Gary Haliburton Boss, 10 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy
>> > Boss, Rodney. Gary was vacationing in Havelock, N.B., with his parents and
>> > brother, Robin. He and several other children were swimming in the Canaan
>> > River near Havelock, when the accident occurred. The body was recovered by
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>> > 14-year old companion. Gary was a Grade V pupil at Leamington Consolidated
>> > School. He was a bright and happy lad and will be greatly missed by all who
>> > knew him. The remains were brought to H.A. Brown's Funeral Parlor,
>> > Springhill and were moved to the home at Rodney Tuesday evening. Gary is
>> > survived by his parents; sister, Helen (Mrs. Bill Alward), Havelock, N.B.;
>> > brother, "Pop", Toronto, Ontario; and 5-year old brother, Robin. A brother,
>> > Larry predeceased him in 1950. Also surviving are his paternal
>> grandparents,
>> > Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Boss, Star St., Springhill and maternal grandparents, >>
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>> > and Mrs. Silas Pettigrew, Mountain Road, Springhill. Funeral services were
>> > held from the home Thursday afternoon with Rev. R. Miller of Wesley United
>> > Church, Springhill officiating. Mrs. C. Ritchie was organist and members of
>> > the Wesley and Baptist choirs sang the hymns: "Take My Hand Precious Lord",
>> > "Beyond The Sunset" and Jesus Loves Me". The floral tributes were many and
>> > beautiful. There were also monetary donations to the family, cancer
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>> > funds in Havelock, N.B. and Springhill, N.S.; Gideon Bible Memorial Fund,
>> > Havelock, N.B.; and Ladies Auxiliary of All Saint's Hospital, Springhill,
>> > N.S. Pallbearers were Messrs. Gary McCormick, Carl Brown, Bruce Schurman >>
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>> > Keith Austin. A guard of honor was formed by school chums of the deceased
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>> > the flowers and remains were carried out. Interment was in the family lot
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>> > Leamington.
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>> > Source: Dave Winter, 25 Jan 2011
>> > Note: Believe "Pop" is his brother, Percy Jr.
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