Oxford Journal Newspaper, June 12, 2013
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From the Oxford Journal Newspaper,
Wednesday, 12 June 2013.
In The News, page 4
Ten Years Ago
Wednesday, June 11, 2003.
Died - Isabel Conway Murray SIMPSON, 102, Springhill, June 5, in
All Saints Springhill Hospital.
Died - Isabel Martha THOMPSON, 90, Springhill, June 8, at the
Senior Citizens Complex, Springhill.
Twenty Years Ago
Wednesday, June 16, 1993.
John and Nellie VAN DER WEIL bought the Pugwash Home Hardware on
June 1 from Bob BONA of Enfield Home Hardware.
Died - Ronald Claude PALMER, 75, West Wentworth, June 8, in Camp
Hill Hospital, Halifax.
Thirty Years Ago
Wednesday, June 15, 1983.
Died - John Geoffrey NIX, 68, formerly of Collingwood, May 11, at
Died - Fred A. JOHNSON, 84, Oxford, June 13, in All Saints
Forty Years Ago
Thursday, June 14, 1973.
Lightning on Wednesday evening caused a spectacular fire when the
Cumberland County Exhibition arena was destroyed. The flames
spread to the 4-H Club barn which was badly gutted. Firemen
succeeded in controlling the blaze before it spread to the nearby
Fifty Years Ago
Thursday, June 13, 1963.
Rev. and Mrs. Ross CRIBBIS and three girls left for Provindence,
RI. Mr. Cribbis was pastor of the Oxford Church of the Nazarene
for three years.
Earl JAMIESON and Phillip OXLEY who were fishing lobsters out of
Wallace became lost in fog on June 6 and eventually landed at
Point Prim, PEI.
A meeting of persons interested in forming a historical society
was held at Pugwash on June 4.
Died - Mrs. Owen FARNAN, 72, the former Oressa REID of Oxford,
June 8, at Timmins, ON.
Sixty Years Ago
Thursday, June 18, 1953.
Claude E. THOMPSON was installed as president of Oxford Home and
School Association on June 12, succeeding president G. W. MCLELAN.
Donald O. MATTINSON, formerly of Pugwash, has been appointed
postmaster at Shearwater, Halifax.
To provide space for his steadily expanding business, Mark A.
GILLIS is building a 30-ft extension on the rear of his store at
Died - W. Russell SLADE, 43, pastor of the Kentucky Baptist
Church, a native of Oxford, June 13, at Kentucky, ON.
Died - George Wesley RIPLEY, 80, formerly of Port Howe, May 31, at
Canal Flats, BC.
Died - William THOMPSON, June 16, while delivering mail at Streets
Seventy Years Ago
Thursday, June 17, 1943.
At the institute rally at Nappan on June 10, Mrs. A. SMITH, River
Philip, was elected president for the coming year.
Eight months after building began, the U.S. Alaskan Highway was
completed months ahead of schedule and opened to military traffic.
Graduation exercises for Oxford High School will be held in the
Capitol Theatre tomorrow evening.
Died - Thomas P. FRASER, 78, well-known manager of the Sterling
Hotel, Oxford Jct., June 9, in Amherst.
NOTE: There is nothing further on any of the above.
OBITUARIES, page 8 and 9.
JOUDRIE, Mary Jane, 63, Tatamagouche, June 7, 2013. Born in
Earltown, daughter of the late Walter and Allie (Murphy) Ross.
Beloved wife of Truman, mother of daughter, Tanya (Charles),
Little Brook, Digby Co.; son, Dwayne (Ardelle), The Falls,
brothers, Brian (Julia), Woodstock, Ontario; Rayburn (Marilyn),
Langley, BC; sisters, Wanalda (John) Parsons, Cobourg, Ontario;
Curty (Ron) Brewer, Oromocto, NB; Belinda (James) Craig, Perth,
Ontario; Winnie (Kenneth) Coulter, Wallace Station. (Obit has
WAUGH, Earl K, Hamilton, Ontario, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Born
in East Wallace on November 16, 1916, only son of the late Rufus
and Laura Waugh. Survived by relatives in Waltham, Mass.,
Southern Ontario and Nova Scotia. (Obit has photo)
MOORE, Leonard M, 61, Oxford and formerly of Westchester,
Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Son of the late Alfred and Villa
(Parker) Moore. Survived by daughters, Stephanie (Mac) Hawco; Amy
(Chris) MacDonald; Laurena Moore; Chelsea Moore, all of Oxford;
sons Jeremy Moore (Lisa), Westchester; Travis Moore (Andrea),
Wentworth; sisters, Janice Gilroy, Amherst; Dora (Claude) Delisle,
Ontario; brother, Donne (anita), Truro. Predeceased by sister in
infancy, Laura Lee; nephew, Raymond Gilroy. (Obit has photo)
CURRY, Douglas M, 76, Wentworth, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Born in
Amherst, son of the late John and Margaret (Estabrooks) Curry.
Survived by wife, the former Betty Patriquin; daughter, Diane
Morin, Cornwall, ON; sisters, Barbara Gould, Amherst; Diane
Fitzgerald, Shediac, NB; Carol Ann Crossman (Bill), Amherst; Linda
(Jimmy) Hawkes, Amherst; brothers, John (Diane), London, ON; Wayne
(Marilyn), Elmira, ON; Gary (Sharon), London, ON. Predeceased by
son, Byron in 2011. (Obit has photo)
NOTE: These are not full obituaries, full obituary (Jpeg image)
In MEMORIAM, page 21.
WOOD, Harold, who passed away June 16, 2008.
LANGILLE, Raymond David, who passed away June 13, 2000.
HUDSON, Duncan and Doreen.
WOODLAND, Ella, who passed away June 16, 2001.
ALLEN, Hector, who passed away June 10, 2010.
KING, Bobbie, who left us on June 17, 1986.