Obit - Robert Ivor Trask, 1962, son of George and Elsie Trask


Robert Ivor Trask, 18, formerly of Parrsboro, died in Chinook, Montana, on Dec. 1 as a result of
an accident which occurred while he was employed transporting grain from Saskatchewan to
Montana. He was the son of Mrs. George Trask of Parrsboro and the late George Trask. Robert
had attended Parrsboro Regional High School, had been a member of the Parrsboro Sea Cadets,
completed a course at Nova Scotia Technical School in Halifax and had also taken a Civil Defence
course with the militia last summer. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. George Trask, six
sisters, Mary (Mrs. Richard Locke) of Amherst; Margaret (Mrs. David Bland) of Amherst; Dorothy
(Mrs. Conrad Manning) of Saskatchewan; Muriel (Mrs. John Corbin) of Berwick; Lois (Mrs. Walter
Nuttall) of Parrsboro and Jean (Mrs. Ralph Allen) of Amherst and two brothers, Wallace of
Amherst and Charles at home. The funeral service was held from Smith's Funeral Home in
Parrsboro at 2 p.m. December 7th with Rev. H. Wieler officiating. Hymns "Thou Hidden Source of
Calm Repose", "Safe in the Arms of Jesus" and "The Lord's My Shepherd" were sung. Pallbearers
were young friends of the deceased Philip Brown, Sidney Pettis, Patrick Yorke, Conrad Babineau,
Kenneth Dowe and Ronald Forbes. Interment was in the United Cemetery in Parrsboro. (From the
Amherst Daily News, News and Sentinel Newspaper, published Thursday, 13 December 1962, page 9.)

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