Raymond Porter of Springhill


ObituaryDailyTimes lists:
Raymond A. ("Ray") Porter, Springhill, NS died at the age of 76 yrs.
Obit. publ. in the May 24, 2001 Chronicle Herald; the May 24, 2001 Halifax D-N; and the May 25, 2001 Halifax D-N.

If that is not the correct Raymond Porter, then "A Collection of 1977-2000 Springhill NS genealogical data" lists:
Victor St.Clair Porter, s/o Victor & Fauline (Sterling) Porter, d 8-Jul-1986 and was buried in the Fox Harbour Cem.

It may list the given name for Raymond Porter's wife.


From: David Winter <davidwinter@...>
To: nscumber <nscumber@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 7:16:40 AM
Subject: [nscumber] Hollis Lorne Porter of Springhill

Attempting to zero in on locating an obit for Raymond Porter to see if his
wife was Peal Pettigrew, we now know he was alive in Springhill in 1987.
Brothers, Sterling Cecil died in the 1958 Bump and Victor St. Clair must
have died sometime between 1958 and 1987.

Chronicle Herald, Wednesday, December 23, 1987, pg. #32; Reel #6306, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
Porter, Hollis Lorne, 64, of 3 Copp Lane, Amherst, formerly of Springhill,
died Monday in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Springhill,
he was a son of the late Victor and Fauline (Sterling) Porter. He was a
retired coal miner. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Helen Hopkins,
Sackville, N.B.; three brothers, Fred, Toronto; Raymond and Bud, both of
Springhill; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers,
Victor and Sterling. Following cremation, there will be a graveside service
in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, at a later date.

Source: Dave Winter, 27 Sep 2011

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