Norman Salter Donovan of Alton and Truro

I have him previously married to Lodeema Gratto (d/o Bamford Scott Gratto
and Isabelle A. Singer) who herself was previously married to Philip Joseph
Cormier and after Norman Salter Donovan, married Charles Seymour Cluney.

I have not been able to track down what happened to Lodeema Gratto but have
with her daughter, Helen Blanche Cormier.

Dave
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Chronicle Herald, Saturday, December 4, 1976, pg. #46; Reel #6067, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
OBITUARY: Norman S. Donovan
Truro - Norman Scott Donovan, 80, of 16C Walker St., Truro, died Friday at
Taylor's Rest Home, Truro. Born at Alton, Colchester County, he was a son of
the late Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Donovan. He was a veteran of the First World
War, a member of the First United Church and a member of the Royal Canadian
Legion, Branch No. 26, Truro. He is survived by his wife, the former Effie
Lynds; a son, Norman, Pictou Road, Truro; two sisters, Bessie (Mrs. Arthur
Bevens) Dartmouth; Miss Minnie, Truro; four step-daughters, Agnes (Mrs.
Douglas Taylor) Truro; Edith (Mrs. Gerald Hanlan) Belmont; Dorothy (Mrs.
Heinz Fralic) Ontario; Effie (Mrs. Harold Kubberness) Alberta; three
step-sons, Robert, Lewis and Floyd Kirk, all of Truro; 40 grandchildren; 20
great grandchildren. He was predeceased by three brothers, Bill, James and
Patrick.; two sisters, Alice and Nellie. The body is at Mattatall's Funeral
Home, Truro, where funeral and committal service will be held Sunday at 2
p.m. Rev. Dr. Frank MacLean will officiate. The Colchester branch of the
Royal Canadian Legion No. 26 will hold a tribute service at the funeral home
Saturday at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Robie Street Cemetery in the spring.

Source: Dave Winter, 17 Oct 2011
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