Re: Lavinia Crane (Webster) Canning

Thanks, Dave. I can use this one.

Both young sons who predeceased her were named Clarence.

I have her husband obit if anyone wants it, plus the son Herbert.


On 07/09/2011 10:23 AM, David Winter wrote:
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> Chronicle Herald, Tuesday, February 2, 1965; pg. #9; Reel #5924, NSARM,
> Halifax, N.S.
> OBITUARY: Mrs. H.D. Canning
> Parrsboro - Mrs. H.D. Canning, 90, died at Sterling's Nursing Home,
> Parrsboro, on Friday. She lived at the home for the past six months. Born in
> Parrsboro, she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Mary (Crane)
> Webster, then moved with her family to North Greville. All her married life
> she lived in Ward's Brook. Her husband Henry (Harry) Dunlop Canning, passed
> away in 1956. She is survived by a son Clarence, of Vancouver. She was
> predeceased by two young sons, a daughter Faye and a son, Herbert, who died
> four years ago. A number of grandchildren and great grandchildren survive,
> as well as many nieces and nephews, including Mrs. Walter Wheaton, Mr.
> Everett Canning and Mr. Lyall Canning, all of Parrsboro. She was the last
> surviving member of a family of nine children. The funeral service was held
> from Trinity Anglican Church, Fox River on Sunday at 2:30 p.m., with Canon
> Knickle of Springhill officiating. A committal service was held in the
> church due to the inclement weather. Burial will be in the Anglican Cemetery
> at Fox River.
> Source: Dave Winter, 7 Sep 2011
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