Re: Obit.: Cole, Willis Cecil

James:

Thanks.

With the other input from the Vaughan side, I think it's pretty clear who's
who now.

It's amazing how just one error in an obit can cause such confusion but
stresses the fact one always requires several pieces of data on someone to
be sure.

Dave


On 13-08-07 11:11 AM, "James Alexander" <pastoral@...> wrote:

> Wanda Marie Cole (my niece) and her spouse, Peter Atkinson, are parents of
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> Amber, Crystal, and Ashley
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> Lily Parker, b. 2011
> Rose Parker, b. 2012
> Sarah (twin) Britton, b. 2011- d. 2012
> William (twin) Britton, b. 2011
> Grace Britton, b. 2013
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> To: nscumber@yahoogroups.com
> From: davidwinter@...
> Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2013 07:57:07 -0300
> Subject: Re: [nscumber] Obit.: Cole, Willis Cecil
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> St. George's Anglican, Parrsboro and Holy Trinity Anglican, Fox River; Reel
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> Willis Cecil Cole (Adult), s/o Woodbury McLellan and Margaret Clark Cole,
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> Born French River, N.S. 20 Oct 1921; Baptized 8 Oct 1955 at Holy Trinity
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> By Rev. H.A. Kay
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> Source: Dave Winter, 6 Dec 2011
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>> Subject: [nscumber] Obit.: Cole, Willis Cecil
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>> Cole, Willis Cecil ­ 83, Tatamagouche, passed away August 4, 2013 in Lillian
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>> Memorial donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Canada or North Shore Health
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>> The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
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