Re: Obit.: Becker (Spencer), Laura
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- From: "David Winter" <David_Winter_uid1419@yahoogroups.inv_ alid>
- Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2013 19:43:31 -0000
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Not a problem.
On 13-08-28 3:33 PM, "cora" <corapaul2003@...> wrote:
> David, I am so sorry but I forgot to thank you for Frederick,s birth. Thanks
> Much. Cora
> --- In email@example.com <mailto:nscumber%40yahoogroups.com> , David
> Winter <davidwinter@...> wrote:
>> > Fred Spencer was m/1 Ida Marie Henshaw (1933-1959); m/2 Laura Maurine.
>> > From the previously posted obit, Laura had seven children and six
>> > step-children = 13. Fred Spencer lists 14 children in his obit.
>> > Therefore, it's possible some of the children listed in Laura's obit are
>> > actually her step-children, by Ida Marie Henshaw.
>> > One would require Ida's obit to be sure.
>> > Dave
>> > =======
>> > Chronicle Herald, Wednesday, August 21, 2013
>> > OBITUARIES:
>> > Becker (Spencer), Laura
>> > Was called home to rest on July 27, 2013. Born July 21, 1934, to her late
>> > parents, Freda Walsh Croft and Norman Morine. Survived by her stepdad,
>> > Lawrence Croft. She was the oldest of 12 siblings; brothers, Cecil Walsh,
>> > New Minas; Robert Walsh (Diane), Bridgewater; Larry Walsh (Nancy), Berwick;
>> > George Croft (Dorothy), Port Williams; Donald Croft (Barb), New Minas;
>> > sisters, Elizabeth LaLonde (Robert), Ontario; Marjorie Pinch (Harry),
>> > Greenfield; Margaret Rafuse (Merton), South Alton; Ann Brown (Laurie), New
>> > Minas; Rose Boylan (John), Gaspereau. Also surviving are her husband, Mike
>> > Becker, Barrie, Ont.; children, Brenda Parker (Bim), Kingston; Mary
>> > Bullerwell (Doug), Comox, B.C.; Francis Spencer, Kentville; Frankie Jr.
>> > Spencer (Elizabeth), Hantsport; Polli "Paulina" Brace (Larry), Yarmouth;
>> > Fred Spencer (Penny), New Brunswick; Patricia Gallant (Louis), Kingston;
>> > Paul Spencer (Angie), Berwick; Susan Voiros (Steve), Alberta; Earl Epencer
>> > (Sam), Ontario; Cindy MacLean (Jack), Cole Harbour. She had many
>> > grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her
>> > first husband, Frank Spencer; sister, Edith Croft; brother, Bedford Croft;
>> > children, Linda Gauthier, Frederick Spencer, Bonita Spencer; grandchild,
>> > Daniel Gallant, who shared her bright red hair and bright blue eyes. She
>> > will always be in our hearts and fond memories. Laid to rest in Gaspereau
>> > Cemetery. All donations can be made to the SPCA and WAAG.
>> > Perhaps they are not stars in the sky but rather openings, where our loved
>> > ones shine down to let us know they are happy.
>> > [Transcribed by DAW, 21 Aug 2013]
>> > ========
>> > Previously posted:
>> > Chronicle Herald, Tuesday, August 6, 2013
>> > OBITUARY:
>> > Becker (Spencer), Laura, 79, daughter of the late Norman Morine and Freda
>> > Walsh Croft, died July 27, 2013. Surviving, husband, Mike; seven children;
>> > six step-children; ten siblings; grandchildren. Predeceased by first
>> > husband, Frank Spencer; three children; two siblings; one grandchild.
>> > Graveside service, Gaspereau Cemetery, 11 a.m. August 8th.
>> > [Transcribed by DAW, 6 Aug 2013]
>> > ==========
>> > Halifax Herald 2/14/2003
>> > SPENCER, Frank - 76, Eastern Passage, formerly of Kingston, passed away
>> > peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Tuesday, February 11, 2003, in
>> > the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Wolfville, he was a son of the
>> > Frank Deveau and Evelyn Spencer. He served with the Canadian Armed Forces,
>> > Nova Scotia Black Watch Corp from 1951-57. He served overseas in Korea for
>> > 13 months and he was a recipient of the Korean War Medal. He worked with
>> > Minas Basin Pulp and Power in Hantsport for 12 years. He was employed at >>
>> > Greenwood as a painter for several years; a cook and later a commissioner.
>> > During the last eight to ten years before his retirement he was employed at
>> > CFB Greenwood at various jobs. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and hockey
>> > especially the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was a kind and loving husband and
>> > father we are all very proud of. Surviving are his wife, the former Hattie
>> > (Harriet) Morine; sons, Frankie (Elizabeth), Hantsport; Francis, North
>> > Alton; Frederick (Penny), Bloomfield, N.B.; Paul, Berwick; Earl (Sandra),
>> > Highlever, Alta.; son-in-law, Stephan Longtin; daughters, Brenda Parker,
>> > Tremont; Mary (Doug) Bullerwell, Comox, B.C.; Pauline (Larry) Brace,
>> > Yarmouth; Patricia (Louis) Gallant, Panama City, Fla.; Susan (Steve) Voros,
>> > Alberta; Cindy (Kevin Nickerson) Longtin, Eastern Passage; sisters, Freda
>> > (Richard) Henshaw and Winnie (Earl) Henshaw, all of Lockhartville; 42
>> > grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first
>> > Ida Henshaw; son, Frederick; daughters, Bonita and Linda; sister, Eleanor;
>> > brother, Eldon. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today with Royal Canadian Legion
>> > service beginning at 7 p.m., funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, February 15,
>> > all in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Chapel, 568 Main St., Wolfville, Rev. Bob
>> > Billings officiating. Burial in Gaspereau Cemetery at a later date. Family
>> > flowers only, memorial donations may be made to The Children's Wish
>> > Foundation of Canada or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be
>> > via: lindsayfuneral@... Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
>> > H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Wolfville.
>> > Deb Everett, 20 Aug 2013
>> > =========
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