Oxford Journal Newspaper, May 29, 2013
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From the Oxford Journal Newspaper, Wednesday, 29 May 2013.
In the News, page 4.
Ten Years Ago
Wednesday, May 28, 2003.
Died - Eileen Wiletta OICKLE, 75, Little River, May 21, in All Saints Hospital, Springhill.
Died - Sterling John COLLINS, 87, Beckwith, May 24, in North Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Pugwash.
Twenty Years Ago
Wednesday, June 2, 1993.
Springhill town clerk Doug MADDISON has taken early retirement effective June 1 after 20 years
Died - Gordon ETTER, 74, Oxford, May 30, in Highland View Regional Hospital.
Died - William Luther EMBREE, 85, Pugwash, May 25, in North Cumberland Memorial Hospital.
Died - Nettie Jean ANGEVINE, 88, Pugwash, May 26, in East Cumberland Lodge.
Died - Jack McLeod CASEY, 62, Port Howe, May 25.
Thirty years Ago
Wednesday, June 1, 1983.
Mrs. Orpha CASEY who spent 21 years in the Oxford school system was among teachers from
Cumberland County honored by the Cumberland District Local of the Nova Scotia Teachers union at
a retirement banquet on Friday.
Oxford Area Lionetters elected a new slate of officers for the 1983-84 years as follows: Camilla
DICKIE president, Heather MACDONALD vice-pres., JoAnn WOOD past pres., Pat KNOL secretary, Lou
MACDONNELL treasurer, Jane BLACK publicity, Elizabeth WATSON tail twister, Debbie GORDON coun.
Forty years Ago
Thursday, May 31, 1973.
Lands and Forests Minister M.E. DELORY has announced plans to provide new sanitary facilities at
Died - Ernest T. HUNTER, 90, well-known Amherst resident, a native of Westchester, May 14.
Died - Mrs. Evelyn COLBORNE, 74, recently, at her home in the Williamsdale area.
Fifty Years Ago
Thursday, June 6, 1963.
Aubrey ROBINSON of Carrington lost his life in a tragic accident at the Salt Company marine
terminal at Pugwash on June 2 when he was buried under hundreds of tons of salt.
Mayor I.W. AKERLEY of Dartmouth, a native of Pugwash, has been elected president of the Canadian
Federation of Mayors.
Died - Mrs. Hubert THOMPSON, Oxford, May 29, at Springhill Hospital.
Died - Herbert H. MACLEOD, 83, Pugwash Jct., May 19.
Sixty Years Ago
Thursday, June 11, 1953.
Oxford United Baptist Church celebrates its 77th anniversary on June 14.
C.E. BRAGG was re-elected president of the Collingwood Home and School Association.
Dr. Will R. BIRD was speaker at the Oxford Kiwanis Club charter night banquet at Collingwood on
Died - Willard C. RIPLEY, 76, life-long resident of River Philip, June 7.
Died - Miss Clara DAVISON, May 30, at North Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Pugwash.
Seventy Years Ago
Thursday, June 10, 1943.
A fine program of instrumental and vocal selections took place at the Oxford Baptist Church on
June 1. Mrs. M.S. MACPHAIL, Wolfville, gave a recital of seven numbers on the minshall organ,
and Mrs. Norman LUND, Amherst, sang three selections. The late Deacon T.M. JOHNSON was the
grandfather of Mrs. MacPhail and the father of the church's present organist, Mrs. M.E. MCCAUSLAND.
Died - Mrs. Richard LETCHER, 73, Springhill, at Wentworth.
NOTE: There is nothing further on any of the above.
OBITUARIES, page 8 and 9.
SCOTT, John Albert Elmer, Spruce Grove, Alberta, 49, May 4, 2013. Born in Miramichi, NB, son of
Clayton Scott, Strathadam, NB and Margaret Parks of Wallace, NS. Survived by sisters, Debbie
Mattatall (Brian), Dartmouth and Beryl Patriquin (Rick), Miramichi, NB; brother Terry , Geary,
NB. Predeceased by brothers, Edgar and Milne; sister Gayle. (Obit has photo)
SPRAGUE, Myrtle Irene, 90, Wentworth and Lower Onslow, Saturday, May 25, 2013. Born in
Wentwroth, daughter of the late Charles and Gladys (Swallow) Gower. Survived by son, Vernon
(Eleanor), Wentworth; daughter, Grace Fiddes, Lower Onslow; brother, Norman, Wentworth; sisters,
Alice MacRae, Tatamagouche; Elsie Tattrie, North River; sisters-in-law, Anne and Marion Gower.
Predeceased by her husband, Ira in 1994; daughter, Gladys Hamilton; son, Baby Ira;
great-grandson, Justin Crawford; great-great-granddaughter, Josie-Lynne Crawford; brothers,
Joseph, Bernard, Gerald and Walter; sister, Frances Miller; sons-in-law, Murray Hamilton and
William Fiddes. (Obit has photo)
RIPLEY, Joice Claressa, 1938 - 2013, (nee Dillman), 75, Oxford, Saturday, May 25, 2013. Born in
Halifax County, NS on January 26, 1938. Survived by husband, Robert Ripley (tenth anniversary
would of been in August). Also survived by daughter, Joice, Truro.
ALLEN, Reginald Manford, 91, Pugwash, Monday, May 27, 2013. Born in Port Elgin, NB, son of the
late Manford and Beatrice (Polley) Allen. Surviving are brother, Donald (Holly) Allen,
Tatamagouche; sisters, Jennie and Juanita Allen, Pugwash; Janice (Arthur) Andrews, Auld's Cove.
Predeceased by brothers, Carl, Eddie, Basil, Douglas, and Thompson; sister, Mary Wood. (Obit
LAURIE, Charles Harvey, 82, Tatamagouche, May 22, 2013. Born June 25, 1930 at Upper River John
Road, to the late Melvin and Beatrice (Stevenson) Laurie. Surviving are his siter, Margaret, at
home; brother, Orland MacPherson; sister-in-law, Jessie Laurie; brother-in-law, Willard McKay.
Predeceased by sister, Vera McKay (1975); brothers, Jimmie (2006), John (2011), Archie (2012);
sister-in-law, Mae (2012). (Obit has photo)
FLANAGAN, Velma J., 77, New Annan, Sunday, May 26, 2013. Born in Wentworth, daughter of the
late Leo and Helen (Kennedy) Yorke. Survived by daughters, Linda Flanagan; Connie Mattinson
(Dave Willemsen); Debbie Flanagan (Greg Smith); Karen Flanagan (Kevin Rushton); Patty (Rod)
Adams; brother, Jim Yorke; sisters, Ruth Brown; Donna (Roy Richards); son-in-law, Guy Mattinson
and Brian Hunt. Predeceased by her husband, Jim; daughter, Helen Joyce; grandson, Danny Hunt;
brothers Wilfred and Keith. (Obit has photo)
McGINN, Irene, 80, Miramichi, NB, Monday, May 20, 2013. Born in Westchester, daughter of the
late Frank and Elsie (Brown) Langille. Survived by daughter, Karen Murray (Clay), Tabusintac,
NB; sons, Bill (Tracey), Miramichi, NB; Brian, Moncton, NB; and Kevin, Miramichi, NB; sisters,
Eleanor Brown, Moncton, NB, and Dorothy MacDonald, Truro, NS; sister-in-law Maureen Langille,
Moncton, NB; brother, Leaman Langille, Pembroke, ON. Predeceased by her husband Chales Giberson
McGinn; sisters Ruth, Frances and Phyllis; and brother Fred.
NOTE: These are not full obituaries, full obituary (Jpeg image) by request.
In MEMORIAM, page 21.
O'HARA, Dianne, who left us May 19, 1989.
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