Oxford Journal Newspaper, July 27, 2011
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From the Oxford Journal Newspaper, published Wednesday, 27 July 2011.
In The News, page 4.
Ten Years Ago
Wednesday, July 25, 2011.
The Oxford Church of the Nazarene has lost its longest-serving minister. Rev. Bert COLLINS has
decided to retire after serving the pastorage for 34 years. He and his wife Christine are
retiring to O'Leary, PEI.
Died - Ruth Elaine TABOR, 81, Springhill, July 23.
Died - Henry Sarson "Hank" HORTON, 78, born in Oxford, July 16.
Died - E. Curtis CHAMBERS, 66, Tatamagouche, July 21.
Died - Melvin Blair SKIDMORE, 80, Pugwash, July 16.
Died - Ernest Stanley ZWICKER, 77, Oxford, July 18.
Died - Earl Joyce RUDOLPH, 75, River John, July 19.
Twenty Years Ago
Wednesday, July 24, 1991.
Died - Jennie Irene FIELD, 66, Pugwash, July 16.
Died - Gaynelle (Gordon) RALSTON, 97, born in Oxford, July 9.
Died - Mrs. Laura R. (Tingley) JONES, 93, Oxford, July 22.
Thirty Years Ago
Wednesday, July 15, 1981.
Died - Russell J. PIPES, 78, Shinimicas, July 11.
Forty Years Ago
Thursday, July 22, 1971.
Rev. Gordon Matheson dedicated the new lighting in St. Matthew's Presbyterian Church, Wallace,
on Sunday, July 18.
Mr. John HEWSON of Oxford has set up machinery in his stone quarry at Pugwash River for crushing
rock for gravel and roadbuilding material.
Donald MUNDLE and son Ian have taken over the Shell dealership in Pugwash.
Died - Mrs. Helen MONTROSE, West Pugwash, July 17.
Died - Pte. Philip Godon ODERKIRK, 23, and Joseph Harvey ODERKIRK, 15, Rockley, July 3.
Died - Mrs. Everett E. WILBUR, 73, formerly of Oxford, July 16.
Fifty Years Ago
Thursday, July 27, 1961.
No trace has been found as yet of William E. MAHONEY, Street Ridge, missing since July 23.
Sixty Years Ago
Thursday, August 2, 1951.
Officers of the reorganized Oxford Fire Department are: Chief Wm. VANBUSKIRK, Asst. Chief
Herbert VANBUSKIRK, Secretary Charles SILVA, Capt. Hose Harlan RUSHTON, Asst. Capt. Hose Edson
WHEATON, Capt. Hook and Ladder Eugene MARSHALL, Asst. Capt. Hook and Ladder Murdock RUSHTON.
Jack MACNEIL, Malagash, drowned on July 25 when he fell from a motorboat.
Seventy years Ago
Thursday, July 31, 1941.
Contract for construction of 50 prefabricated houses for Wartime Housing Ltd. in Amherst has
been awarded to Eastern Woodworkers of New Glasgow.
Died - Miss Annie CUMMINGS, 75, Pugwash, July 25.
Died - W. Sherman HENDERSON, 41, popular resident of Pugwash, July 25.
NOTE: There is nothing further on any of the above.
OBITUARIES, page 8 and 9.
FULLERTON, Phyllis Jean, Pugwash, June 13, 2011, age 94. Born on April 22, 1917, in River
Philip, daughter of the late netis and Laura Matheson. Survived by son Wendell Dodsworth;
stepchildren Earl Fullerton, Abbotsford, BC, and Isabel Sarson, Bedford, NS. Predeceased by her
husband Earl Fullerton in 1997; stepson Dean Fullerton; step-granddaughter Dian Fullerton;
sisters Ethel, Helen, and Hazel; brothers Clarence and Douglas. (Obit has photo)
CAMERON, G. Thomas, 68, Port Howe, Thursday, July 21, 2011. Born in Port Howe, son of the late
Russell and Jean (Murree) Cameron. Surviving are companion, Cheryl Ann (Rayworth) McNeish; son
Thomas "Corey" Cameron, Red Deer, AB; step-son Sam McNeish, St. John's, NL; step-daughters
Margaret (Stephen) Weatherbee, Edmont, AB; Betty Jo (Fred) Embree, Fenwick; brothers Peter
(Bonnie) Cameron, Thomson Station; Eric (Debra) Cameron, Port Howe; sister Edith (Reg) Graves,
STEWART, Rev. T. Alton, 101, Medway, MA, USA, May 16, 2011. Born March 23, 2010 in Millvale,
NS, eldest son of the late Alvard T. and Kathleen (Purdy) Stewart. Former husband of the late
Luella; father of Katherine Joyce Stewart Wicket, Medway, Ma.; Grace S. Stewart Tucker, South
Portland, Me.; Muriel G. Stewart Ouellette, Pittsfield, Me. Predeceased by sons Shermand D.,
David A.; daughter Marla Rae Stewart Sampson; brothers Douglas, Hedley and Donald; sisters Annie
Gordon, Grace Black and Elsie Baird.
RIPLEY, Ruth Emily, 94, Port Howe, Sunday, July 24, 2011. Born July 5, 1917, in Hanson, Mass.,
at age 2 moved to Port Howe with her parents, Earl and Lila Wood. Survived by children; Ethel
Newcombe, Port Howe; Burton Ripley (Louise), Port Howe; Elaine Rae (Jim), London, ON; Gordon
Ripley (Jean), Kanata, ON; Bill Ripley (Moya Norman), St. Thomas, ON; Ruthie Patriquin (Harry),
Oxford; Marie Ripley (Ken Wilton), North Vancouver, BC. Sister Myrtle Allen, Fort Erie, ON, and
brother Elmer Wood, North Tonawanda, NY. Predeceased by her husband Ivan Ripley (1967), brother
Glen Wood, sister Mildred Mitchell, and granddaughter Linda Ripley. (Obit has photo)
DEACON, Gordon, Winnipeg, MB, June 29, 2011, aged 89 years. Born i Glace Bay, NS, on March 3,
1922, son of Arthur and Annie Deacon. Survived by his sister Margaret Walker (Ron). Children
Winnie, Sharon, Marg, Gordon, Art, Paul, Erva and Ruth. Predeceased by his parents, wife of 59
years, Erva; brothers Kenny, Ivor and David.
HOWARD, Harold Eugene, 80, Dartmouth, July 16, 2011. Born in Windsor, son of the late Clarence
and Gertrude (Henderson) Howard, but grow up in Oxford. Raised two sons, Kenneth (Virginia)
and Christopher (Anne). Survived by his wife of 49 years, Dianne (Morrell), his grandchildren;
Predeceased by his twin brother Hilburne, and brother Emerson, and sister Kathryn Allen. (Obit
NOTE: These are not full obituaries, full obituary by request.
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