Obit (1994) - Hortense Essie THOMSPON (nee MAYNE)

I don't think the following obituary has been posted before:

Nov. 2, 1994 Halifax Chronicle Herald:
THOMPSON, Hortense Essie (Tensie) - 86, Oxford, Cumberland County, died November 1, 1994, in North Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Pugwash. Born in Birchwood, Cumberland County, she was a daughter of the late Archie and Hannah (Mattinson) Mayne.  She was a member of Oxford United Baptist Church and Oxford Baptist Ladies Circle.  She is survived by a daughter, Ruth. Toronto; sons, Dr. Eugene, Saint John, N.B.; Calvin, Hansford, Cumberland County; sister, Mrs. Ruth Matheson, Culver City, Calif.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins.  She was predeceased by her husband, Curry Allison; sisters, Charity, Maude, Agnes MacDonald; brothers, Guy, Clyde, Orland, Waldo, Hedley, brother in infancy. ... Funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Friday, Rev. Blair Holden officiating.  Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Oxford.

And here is the previously posted obituary for her husband from the Oct. 9, 1982 Halifax Chronicle Herald:
OXFORD - Curry Allison Thompson, 77, of Oxford, died Friday in All Saints Hospital, Springhill.  Born in Oxford, he was a son of the late Millage and Cynthia (Adshade) Thompson.  He was a member of Oxford United Church.  He was a farmer in the Oxford area until retiring in 1979.  He was a past director of the Cumberland County Exhibition and a member of the Cumberland County Agricultural Society for a number of years.  He operated a milk delivery service.  Surviving besides his wife, the former Hortense (Pensie) Mayne are a daughter, Ruth, Toronto; two sons, Rev. Dr. Eugene M., Middleton; Calvin, Oxford; five grandchildren.  He was predeceased by three sisters, Irene, Reta, and Myra.  The body is in Allen's Funeral Home, Oxford, where funeral service will be held on Monday at 2 p.m., Lic. Raeburn MacNeill officiating, assisted by Rev. Edgar Patriquin.  Burial will be in Oxford Pine Grove Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
the Canadian Cancer Society or Oxford United Baptist Church memorial fund.


Hope this helps someone,
Gerry

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