Hi Eric, Perhaps some more Canning relations? Penny
Worcester Telegram & Gazette (MA) - July 12, 1989 Deceased Name:
LAURANCE CANNING, 89
HOLDEN - Laurance F. Canning, 89, of 194 Doyle Road died yesterday in
The Medical Center of Central Massachusetts - Holden. He leaves his
wife, Leona M. (St. Denis) Canning; a son, Laurance F. Canning Jr. of
Cherry Valley; two daughters, May Getchell of Worcester and Jane D.
Pease of North Brookfield; a sister, Flora Bryant of Lexington; eight
grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. He was born in Nova
Scotia, son of John P. and Eva J. (Warren) Canning, and lived in
Leicester 33 years before moving to Holden in 1973. Mr. Canning was an
electrician at Star Electric Co. 30 years which later became Bonnie
Electric Co., where he worked 10 years before retiring in 1964. He
served in the Canadian Army's 85th Battalion from 1915 to 1919. Mr.
Canning was a member of St. George' parish, New Braintree Grange, 170,
and a former member of Leicester Grange 390. He was a Silver Star and
Golden Sheaf member of the Grange. He was a former member of Knights of
Pythias in Nova Scotia. The funeral will be Friday from Miles Funeral
Home, 1158 Main St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. George's Church, 38
Brattle St., Worcester. Burial will be in Mooreland Cemetery, Paxton.
Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.
The family requests flowers be omitted. Memorial donations may be made
to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, or to the
Diabetes Foundation of New England, 67 Belmont St.
Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) - October 8, 1996 Deceased Name:
LORETTA M. ALLEN
Loretta M. Allen, 74, of Ruth St. died Monday at Faxton Hospital, Utica,
after becoming ill at her home. A native of Springhill, Nova Scotia,
Mrs. Allen moved to the Vernon area several years ago. She and her
husband, Angus, were affiliated with Vernon Downs as owners and trainers
of standardbred race horses. Mrs. Allen was a member of the United
States Trotting Association and the Sulky Sisters of Vernon Downs. She
served with the Canadian women's army corps. Surviving besides her
husband are a son, Brian of Vernon; four daughters, Marilyn Allen of
Ithaca, Susan Allen of Munnsville, Lauren Allen of Severen, Md., and
Karen Allen of Ottawa, Canada; two brothers, William Canning of Chester
Basin, Nova Scotia, and Donald Canning of Shediac, New Brunswick; two
sisters, Mary Clark of Ottawa and Eleanor Steiner of Toronto; two
grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be at 10
a.m. Thursday at Malecki Funeral Home, Vernon. Cremation will take place
in Chenango Valley Crematory, Earlville. Calling hours will be 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 23 Front St.
Contributions may be made to charity.
Maine Sunday Telegram (Portland, ME) - October 15, 2000 Deceased Name:
BERTHA B. GIDNEY, 90
Bertha B. Gidney, 90, formerly of Sawyer Street, died Oct. 13, 2000, at
Ledgewood Manor in Windham following a short illness. She was born in
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, a daughter of Richard and Maude Manning Canning,
and attended Parrsboro schools. She moved to Boston in 1929 and attended
the Peter Bent Brigham School of Nursing. Mrs. Gidney made her home in
South Portland for many years and was a member of the South Portland
Church of the Nazarene for more than 50 years. She was a Sunday school
teacher, Caravan worker, box work secretary for the missionary society
and a member of the JOY group. She was also active in the Women's
Christian Temperance Union of Greater Portland. Her husband, Loran L.
Gidney, died in 1983. A grandson died previously. Surviving are a son,
Charles R. Gidney of Idaho Falls, Idaho; a daughter, Christine A. Curtin
of Standish; a brother, Burgess Canning of Bedford, Nova Scotia; three
grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visiting hours will be from 6 to 8
p.m. Monday and noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hobbs Funeral Home, 230
Cottage Road, followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m. Burial will be in
Brooklawn Memorial Park, Portland
Portland Press Herald (ME) - June 6, 2007 Deceased Name: CANNING,
CANNING, PHILIP ROGER - 74, of Scarborough and Nova Scotia, in
Scarborough, June 3, 2007. Funeral Services June 8, at 2 p.m. at
Spurwink Church, 533 Spurwink Ave., Cape Elizabeth. Interment in
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, Nova Scotia. Jones, Rich & Hutchins
Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St., Portland.
--- In email@example.com, Eric Keys <keysie@...> wrote:
> Thanks, Penny. It's always nice to add some Canning relatives of whom
> didn't know!
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]