Re: Hazel Marguerite Porter of Springhill

NSARM death registrations (Cumberland Co)
Year: 1948 Page: 4388
Name: PORTER, Hazel Marguerite
DoB: 1912-12-28 NS
DoD: 1948-02-14 Pugwash, NS (Cumberland Home)
Age: 35y 1m 17d
Cause: general paresis; insane??
Occupation: none
Marital status: single
c/o: "not known" & Gertrude Porter (NS)
Burial: 1948-02-17 Springhill, NS
Undertaker: A H Brown, Springhill, NS
Informant: Gertrude Porter, mother, Springhill, NS
[collected by EMKeys 2011-11-07]

On 07/11/2011 9:56 PM, David Winter wrote:
> Another birth daughter of Gertrude Porter.
> Dave
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> Springhill Record, Thursday, February 26, 1948, pg. #5; Reel #3211, NSARM,
> Halifax, N.S.
> OBITUARY: Hazel Marguerite Porter
> After an illness of 5 years, Hazel Marguerite Porter, aged 35, passed away
> in the County Home, Pugwash, Saturday, February 14. The daughter of Mrs.
> Gertrude Porter, she was born in Springhill, educated in the local schools
> and before her illness, was employed in hospital domestic work. The deceased
> was a confirmed member of the Anglican Church. She is survived by her son,
> Donald; two sisters, Mrs. Ernest Austin (Viola) and Mrs. Arthur Downey
> (Mamie). The funeral was held from the home of Mrs. Art Downey on Morris
> Street, Tuesday, February 17 and the service at 2:30 p.m. was conducted by
> Rev. W.M. Knickle. Hymns were: "The Lord Is My Shepherd", "How Sweet The
> Hour Of Closing Day" and "Peace, Perfect Peace". Interment was in Hillside
> Cemetery. The pallbearers were: Ken Stonehouse, Geo. Downey, Wm. Downey and
> Wm. Maine. Following were the floral tributes:
> (Didn't copy)
> Source: Dave Winter, 7 Nov 2011
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> Springhill¹s Moss Journal:
> Porter, Hazel Marguerite (Miss) February 14, 1948 -- HC d/o Gertrude; d.
> "Pugwash"
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