Mina Georgina (Cummings) Canning of Stellarton

Daughter-in-law of Archibald Canning, born Shulie.

Both of Mina's parents had a previous marriage, m/2 as widower and widow.

Hattie Boone's m/1 was Clarence Millard Rector who tracks back to the
Cumberland County Rectors and Pettigrews.

Thus, some of Mina's mentioned siblings are step-siblings.

Chronicle Herald, Thursday, June 14, 2001, pg. #52 (D22); Reel #21996,
NSARM, Halifax, N.S.
Canning, Mina Georgina - 79, 127 Rutherford St., Stellarton, passed away
June 12, 2001, at her home. Born in Stellarton, she was a daughter of the
late Ernest and Hattie (Boone) Cummings. She was a veteran of the Second
World War, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 28, Stellarton and
the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 35, Westville. She
was an adherent of Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton. She was an
avid dart player and enjoyed playing and working at bingo. Mrs. Canning is
survived by a son, Bill (Anne), Stellarton; brothers, Millard Rector, Truro;
Bill Cummings (Betty), Prince Edward Island; Bob Cummings (Gwen), Truro; Don
Cummings (Olga), Truro; sisters, Evelyn Soper, Halifax; Margaret Johnson
(Leo), Truro; Melita Geldart, Cambridge, Ont.; Lois Smith (Wyman), Wallace;
Dorothy Quigley (Ken), Truro; Lola Lynds (Stewart), Truro; brother-in-law
Chet Canning (Doreen), Stellarton; Russell Canning, (Dorothy), Westville;
Joe Baxter, Dartmouth; sister-in-law, Gene MacLean, Stellarton;
step-grandchildren, Steven Fougere (Karen), Frankville; Kim MacKinnon
(David), Stellarton; Andrea MacEachern (Scott), Stellarton; five
step-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon; daughter,
Melita in infancy; brother, James Rector, sister, Jean Lamke. Visitations
will be 3-5, 7-9 p.m., today, in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville, where her
funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Rev. Howard Crooks officiating.
Burial will be in Auburn Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to
the Veteran's Sun Room, Pictou Veteran's Hospital or any charity. The Ladies
Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 35 will hold a service 6:30
p.m., today in the funeral home. The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 28 will
conduct a graveside service on Friday.

Source: Dave Winter, 3 Sep 2013
Note: Transcribed as published