Some or all of her son¹s children might be step-children. Ie, Ann Sampson¹s
from a previous marriage to a Fogere?.
William Jay "Bill" Canning, 49, Rutherford Street, Stellarton, passed away
suddenly on Saturday, March 13, 2010 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow,
with his family at his side after fighting a courageous battle with his
health for several years. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late
Gordon and Mina (Cummings) Canning, Stellarton. Bill was a former employee
of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 28 Stellarton and prior to that was a
dispatcher for Midtown Taxi. He was an avid dart player who also enjoyed
hunting and fishing. He will be missed by all. Bill will be lovingly missed
by his wife Anne (Sampson); children, Steven Fougere (Karen), Frankville;
Kim MacKinnon (David), Seafoam; Andrea Fougere (Lawrence Grace); Stellarton;
grand children, Carlee, Hannah, Morgan, Chelsea, Jessica, Breanna, Russell,
Sydney, and Levi; special girls Maggie and Mazie. Also survived by
sister-in-law, Wendy Head (George), Abercrombie; nephews Chris, Colin and
Robin Coady and niece, Heather Pulicover and many aunts, uncles and cousins;
special friends, James Duff, Lori Davis and Lori MacKinnon. Cremation had
taken place. His family will receive visitors on Monday from 2-4 pm and 7-9
pm at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. The Royal Canadian Legion, Br. 28,
will conduct a service at 6:30 Monday at the Funeral Home. His memorial
service will be held 2 o¹clock Tuesday from Eagles Funeral Chapel, Westville
with Rev. John Roy officiating. Family flowers only, donations in Bill¹s
memory may be made to the Dialysis Unit, Pictou; The Canadian Diabetic
Association or to a charity of one¹s choice. A heartfelt thank you to the
health care providers who assisted Bill in so many ways.
[Eagles Funeral Home website, Stellarton, NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2010-03-15]
On 13-09-03 9:05 PM, "David Winter" <davidwinter@...> wrote:
> 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
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