Joseph Horace Atkinson

Joseph H. Atkinson of Belmont, formerly of Apple River, Cumberland County passed away in his 59th at Colchester County Hospital, January 9 after a lingering illness.
For 23 years Mr. Atkinson was employed with the C.N.R. He was a member of the Baptist church and also a faithful member of the choir for many years.
He is survived by his wife, formerly Margaret E. Fowler of Apple River and four brothers, Albert, William, Lester, Apple River, and Clarence, Five Islands. Also three sisters, Mrs. Ada Clark, Halifax, Mrs. George Clark St. John, and Mrs. William Nuttall, New Salem. Also one uncle Mr. Morton Atkinson of Apple River.
The funeral will be held from the Baptist Church Belmont Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Lee Carter officiating assisted by Rev. Davis of the United Church, Belmont. Interment at Belmont.
(Truro Daily News January 15, 1945, page 3)

s/o Benjamin & Sarah A (Winters)
Albert & Ada are children of Benjamin's 1st marriage to Freedom Spicer