Oxford Journal Newspaper, July 18, 2012.
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From the Oxford Journal Newspaper, Wednesday, 18 July 2012.
In The News, page 4
Ten years Ago
Wednesday, July 17, 2002.
Maggie LANGILLE of River John recently celebrated her 101st birthday at Shiretown Nursing Home
in Pictou. She is the oldest member of the Wallace River Baptist Church.
Friends and family of Nina ROBLEE gathered at the Collingwood United Church on July 15 to help
her celbrate her 80th birthday. Mrs. Roblee was a correspondent for The Oxford Journal for about
Staff of Oxford Frozen Foods Ltd. hosted a retirement party for two of its employees on July 13;
Elaine LAKE is retiring with 19 years of service, and Jeanne SMITH with 21 years.
Died - Ada May (Roblee) SMITH, 71, Springhill, July 13.
Died - Jessie Mae CARTER, 78, West Leicester, July 13.
Died - Meghan Candace Patricia MATTIX, 26, Springhill, July 9.
Died - Robert William BISHOP Sr., 73, Pugwash, July 8.
Twenty Years Ago
Wednesday, July 22, 1992.
A new CN railway bridge to be constructed over the Trans Canada Highway just east of Oxford
should be in operation by the fall of 1993, the same time the twinning of the highway through
that area is scheduled for completion.
Died - Gladys Emma MITCHELL, 97, formerly of Oxford, July 14.
Died - Herbert Lewallen WILLIAMS, 61, Port Howe, July 13.
Thirty Years Ago
Wednesday, July 21, 1982.
Purchase of the Fort Cumberland Hotel, Amherst, for conversion into a senior citizens housing
complex, has been announced by Agriculture Minister Roger BACON.
Died - Francis Emmerson (Babe) HILLS, Oxford native, July 16.
Died - Mrs. Gladys Irene (Colburne) KEITH, 88, formerly of Oxford, July 14.
Sixty Years Ago
Thursday, July 24, 1952.
A new sound screen has been installed at the Capitol Theatre, Oxford.
The auditorium of Oxford's new Regional High School has been completed and masonry work on the
remainder of the building is nearing completion.
Died - Stephen TUTTLE, 90, Wentworth, July 12.
Seventy Years Ago
Thursday, July 23, 1942.
Donald COATES, 11-year-old son of Mrs. May Coates, Roslin, was badly cut by the cutter bar of a
mowing machine on July 16.
A surprise province-wide blackout was held on July 16 from 10:13 to 10:35.
Died - Mr. Cecil MILLER, 39, Springhill, July 19.
Died - Mrs. Mansfield O'BRIEN, 62, resident of Middleboro, July 20.
NOTE: There is nothing further on any of the above.
OBITUARIES, page 8 and 9.
BOLLONG, William Fred, memorial service in Pugwash on Monday, July 30.
HASKETT, Jenny, 85, Malagash, July 13, 2012. Born in Denmark, daughter of late Marius and Marie
"Bedste" Rasmussen. Remembered by her children Marius Rasmussen (Carolyn); Janet Hogan (Al);
Daniel (Wevilyn) and two stepsons, Bob (Sashiko) and Peter (Michelle); brother Chris Rasmussen;
sisters Tinne Madsen and Lisa Rasmussen. Predeceased by her husband Robert Haskett; son Erik;
sister Bodil VanEgmond.
LATTA, A. Raymond, 88, Malagash, July 10, 2012. Born in Pugwash Junction, son of the late Amos
and Myrtle (Teed) Latta. Survived by wife Barbara (Purdy) of 65 years; children David,
Malagash; Paulette (Leon) Soontiens, Beaverbank; Larry (Wendy), Middle Sackville; Leona (Bob)
Jennings, Dartmouth; siblings Ola Ross, Malagash; Jean (John) MacKenzie, Weldon, Calvin (Irene),
all of Pugwash. Predeceased by brothers Clarence, Sandy, Gesner, Ross, George; sister Louella
Roberts. (Obit has photo)
THOM, Bertha Leona, Toronto, July 4, 2012. Born in Little River, NS, daughter of Thomas and
Evelina Thompson. Married Douglas Thom on April 2, 1944. Leaves to mourn her sisters Elaine,
Toronto; Irma, Yukon; Vera, Amherst; Hilda, Winnie and Betty of Oxford. Predeceased by husband
Doug; sister Jennie; brothers Norman and Kencil.
NOTE: These are not full obituaries, full obituary (Jpeg image) by request.
In MEMORIAM, page 21
LEWIS, George, who left us five years ago on July 19, 2007.
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