Yes, Penny!

Thanks. I had a couple of them but the Laurence Canning one came in
handy. It would've been nice if the obit had listed his 11 siblings but
maybe they could remember them all!


On 07/09/2011 9:35 PM, Pitstop wrote:
> Hi Eric, Perhaps some more Canning relations? Penny
> Worcester Telegram& Gazette (MA) - July 12, 1989 Deceased Name:
> 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, 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, 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, Eric Keys<keysie@...> wrote:
>> Thanks, Penny. It's always nice to add some Canning relatives of whom
> I
>> didn't know!
>> Eric
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