Re: Otis Charles Ross of Parrsboro, Springhill and Oxford Junc_ tion


Thanks. I thought you might possibly have something to help.

If the word, ³Parrsboro² pops up, like Otis Charles Ross being born there,
I¹m on it like a hot potato.


On 02/10/11 10:56 AM, "Kathryn Jeffers" <k.jeffers@...> wrote:

> Gerry and Dave
> I have all the obituaries for Minnie Celia (Stone) Ross siblings and parents,
> since her brother
> Hugh "Stanley" Stone was my grandfather.
> Kathryn
> Oxford Jct. -- The death occurred suddenly at his home on Junction Road of
> Otis Charles ROSS,
> 63, on Thursday, May 18. For many years a valued employee of the Cobequid
> Lumber Co. Ltd., he
> suffered a heart attack while at work and passed away shortly after being
> taken to his home. He
> was born at Parrsboro on July 12, 1903, a son of Thomas and Margaret Ross. On
> Dec. 23, 1917, he
> married Minnie Cecelia Stone of Oxford Jct., by whom he is survived. Also
> left to mourn are two
> sons, Walter, of Oxford Jct., and Gary of Amherst, and two daughters, Mildred
> (Mrs. Wesley
> Smith) of North Rustico., P.E.I., and Roberta (Mrs. Joel MacCallum) of
> Lewisville, N.B.; also
> seven grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, Dewis Ross,
> Springhill. Mr. Ross was
> educated at Parrsboro, where he spent his boyhood. He was a member of St.
> John's Anglican
> Church. He was an ardent fisherman and hunter and was always interested in
> community
> activities. He was employed as tallyman at Cobequid Lumber Co. Ltd. The
> funeral was held on
> May 20th, from Black's Funeral Home, Oxford, and was conducted by Rev.
> MacAllister Ellis, of
> Pugwash. The hymns sung were "Old Rugged Cross" and "Abide With Me". Burial
> took place in the
> Anglican Church cemetery, Oxford Jct. The pallbearers were Henry Elmers,
> Victor Kaluza, Newton
> Rector, Russell MacDonald, Charles Sperry and John Scott. The floral tributes
> were very
> beautiful and testified to the high esteem in which Mr. Ross was held by his
> many friends.
> Pillow - Wife and family.
> Casket Spray - Grandchildren.
> Potted Plant - June and Newt. Rector.
> Cross - Ethel, John and Illa.
> Star - Minor and Lena Stone.
> Cut Flowers - Douglas Perry and Mary Harrison.
> Baskets - Cobequid Lumber Co.; Hector, Jessie and family; Pansy and Henry;
> Community of Oxford Jct.
> Wreaths - Employees of Cobequid Lumber Co.; Flora, Dellie, Andrew and James
> Forrest, Jr.;
> Kenneth, Josephine and Barry.
> Sprays - Bessie Skelton; Hal., Millie and family; Ron and Lois, Eleanor and
> Bruce; Gordon, Erma
> and family; Molly and John Scott; Rose and Joe Mattinson; Edith and Hedley
> Rector; Olive and John.
> Containers - The MacCallum family; Garnet and June Rector and Jack Harvey;
> Staff, H.R. Doane &
> Co.; John, Anna and Victor; Bonnie, Jimmie & Danny; Alfretta; Matthews family;
> Ann and Tom
> Dunham, Roy andd Rose Chapman; Darrell, Retia and family; John, Kay and girls;
> Diane, Boyd and
> Jimmie; William Mattix and family; Brother Dewis and Marjorie; Lawrence, Creta
> and Robbie,
> Rennie and Bruce Fulton; Mrs. Ann den Ouden; Bart, Muriel and Suzanne; Marg.
> and Pete; Paul,
> Rita Mae and family; Audrey and Stan, Carol and Hugh; Helen and Foster.
> Gideon Bibles - Bob and Annette MacCallum (1); The Wesleyan Methodist Church,
> Moncton (3);
> Berean Sunday School Class, Wesleyan Methodist Church, Moncton (1); Mr. and
> Mrs. Edward Wilbur (1).
> Monetary Donations - Mrs. Woodlock; Harvey, Dorothy and Debbie; Helen
> Canfield; Wesley Smith;
> Stan. and Audrey; Harold Cummings; Myra and Frank Jones; Bev. and Dick
> Anderson; Cecelia and
> Guy; Jeanne and Russell; Marg. and Bruce; Dolly and Chick; Art. and Gladys;
> Jean and Elwood;
> Della and Frank; Joyce and Carl; Daisy Darragh; Sammy and Lawrence; Jack and
> Inez; Mr. and Mrs.
> Arthur Deacon; Mr. Charles Sperry. (From the Oxford Journal Newspaper,
> published Thursday, 25
> May 1967, page 8.)
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