Archibald Canning of Shulee

He was born 16 Dec 1888 in Shulie per his Attestation Papers.

Dave
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Chronicle Herald, Wednesday, April 8, 1964, pg. #12; Reel #5914, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
OBITUARY: Archie Canning
Westville - Archie Canning, a resident of this town for most of his life,
died in the Aberdeen Hospital, Tuesday. Born in Cumberland County, in 1884,
he was a son of the late Leander and Abigail Canning. He served overseas
with the 25th Battalion in the First World War. After the war, he came to
Westville and lived here until six years ago when he moved to Stellarton. He
was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 35, for many years and then
transferred to Branch 28 in Stellarton. He was an adherent of St. Paul
United Church, Westville. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Rankin
Ferguson; three sons, Gordon and Chesley in Stellarton, and Russell in
Westville; two daughters, Hazel (Mrs. Maurice Stewart), Westville; and Jene
(Mrs. Ben MacLean), Stellarton; two step-sons, George Ferguson, Glace Bay,
and Robert Ferguson, Westville; two brothers, Hiram of Halifax, and Leander
of Hartford, N.B.; 26 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five
half-sisters and three half-brothers, Mary, Lillian, Lucy, Cora, Nema, Roy,
Wilbur and Clayton. The remains are resting at Eagles Funeral Home, North
Main Street, and the funeral service will be held at a time to be announced.
Burial will be in Auburn Cemetery.

Source: Dave Winter, 26 Aug 2013
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Hand dated: 5 October 1973 (This date was on a Friday)
Ida MacKay
Stellarton- Mrs. Ida MacKay, 134 Pleasant St., died in the Aberdeen
Hospital Thursday.
She was born in Thorburn, 70 years ago, a daughter of the late Howard
Ross and Jane (MacLeod) Ross.
She had resided here near all her life where she was an adherent of the
Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are three daughters, ***Doreen (Mrs. Chesley Canning),
Stellarton***; Betty (Mrs. William Jardine), Amherst; Florence (Mrs.
Garfield Langille), Westville; three sons, Fulton, New Glasgow; Tom, Camp
Borden; Robert, at home and eighteen grandchildren.
Also surviving are her step-mother, Dorothy (Mrs. Howard Ross), New
Glasgow; four step-sisters, Vivian (Mrs. Raymond Tucker), Marion (Mrs. Dan
Heighton), May (Mrs. Donald Weir), and Mrs. June Munroe, all of New Glasgow.
She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Alexander, a son Everett, a
sister Florence and a brother Rupert.
The remains will rest at the H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home after seven
o'clock this evening and the funeral will be held from the funeral home on
Sunday at 2 o'clock with interment in Brookside Cemetery.
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OBIT # 1078 - HALIFAX HERALD - 15 JAN. 2000

RICHARDS, Larry Joseph - 74, 105 Riverbank Street, Stellarton, died
January 13, 2000, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. He was born
in Charlo's Cove, he was a son of the late Rennie and Catherine (Becoste)
Richards. Leaving as a young man, he joined the Merchant Marines, which he
served with during the Second World War. He was a member of the Royal
Canadian Legion Branch No. 28, Stellarton and a former member of the Royal
Canadian Naval Association. He was a painter by trade, working for several
years with J.D. Matheson's and later was self employed. Surviving are
wife, ***Gene (Canning) MacLean; stepdaughter, Lori MacLean, Stellarton***;
two grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Verne
Kellock; sisters, Jenny Wilson, Kay Baird; brother, Thomas. Cremation has
taken place, memorial service 4 p.m. Sunday in Eagles Funeral Home,
Westville, Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. Spring burial of ashes in
Brookside Cemetery.

Doug & Jean Sinnis
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