Arthur Stewart Watton/Wotton

An example of obits not being "accurate" and the need to do the research
before moving to another generation in one's files.

In Pauline Louise's obit, she's referencing sisters who are actually aunts.

In Myrtle Leona's obit, she's referencing daughters who are actually

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Arthur Steward Watton
Chronicle Herald 04/16/2015

Watton, Arthur Steward - Age 72, of Aylesford, passed away peacefully with
his family by his side in Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton on Tuesday,
April 14, 2015. Born on November 6, 1942, he was a son of the late Fred and
Myrtle (Whynot) Watton. Surviving are his children, David (Tanja) Watton and
Laura (Colin) Watton; brothers, Arnold and Ernie; grandchildren, Nick, AJ,
Vanessa, Dustin and Jesse; great-grandchild, Ezra-May; his siblings, Gordon,
Donnie and Pauline. Arthur was a member of the Berwick Legion Branch No.69,
and will be remembered for his love of dancing and playing darts. He was a
hard worker who enjoyed time with his family, working in the woods, and his
love of gardening. Donations in Arthur's memory can be made to The Salvation
Army, Canadian Red Cross, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a
charity of one's choice. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will
be held on Monday, April 20, at 2 p.m. in Berwick Funeral Chapel, 192
Commercial St., Rev. Leon Langille officiating. Burial will be at a later
date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Lindsay Annapolis Valley
Funeral Home (Berwick Funeral Chapel) (902) 538-9900. On-line condolences
may be sent by visiting:

Elaine MacKenzie

His mother:

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Myrtle Leona Watton
Halifax Herald 11/18/2002

WATTON, Myrtle Leona - 90, Aylesford, Kings Co., passed away November 16,
2002, in North Hills Nursing Home, Granville Ferry, Annapolis Co. Born in
Nalaga, Queens Co., she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Cecilia
(Jones) Whynott. Myrtle was a member of Aylesford United Baptist Church and
a former member of the Autumn Airs Senior Club, Auburn. Surviving are sons,
Arnold (Geraldine) Watton, Surrey, B.C.; Arthur and Ernest Watton, both of
Waterville; daughter, Pauline (Charles) Phillips, Kingston; 16
grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brother, Gladwin, Caledonia;
sisters, Georgina, Verna, May, Laura and Ruth; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick Watton; sons, Donald, Ronald
and Gordon; daughter, Ruth Crouse; brothers, Lewis, Clarence, Gilbert,
Fraser and Irvine; sister, Ellen and a sister in infancy. Visitation will be
2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. The funeral
service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 19, in Aylesford United
Baptist Church, Rev. Clyde Lowe officiating. Burial in Aylesford Union
Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation
of Nova Scotia or Canadian Red Cross Society.


His sister:

PHILLIPS, Pauline Louise (February 2, 1945 - January 24, 2012) - 66 of
Greenwood passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2012 in Soldiers Memorial
Hospital, Middleton. Born in Berwick, she was a daughter of the late
Frederick and Myrtle (Whynott) Wotton. Pauline will be remembered as a very
kind and wonderful wife to Charles. She is survived by her husband Charles;
daughters, Charlotte Schofield, Kingston, NS; Sherry Wotton, Berwick; sons,
Daniel Vidito, Kentville; Edward Vidito, Middleton; sisters, Ruth Crouse and
Georgina Oickle, both of Caledonia; Verna Honley, South Shore; brothers,
Arthur Wotton, Aylesford; Ernest Wotton, Kingston and Arnold Wotton,
Vancouver, BC and several grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was
predeceased by sister, Mae and brothers, Donald and Gordon. Cremation has
taken place. A memorial service will be held 2:00PM Thursday, January, 26,
2012 in the Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main Street, (902) 825-3448 with
Rev. Leon Langille officiating. Online Guest Book may be signed by visiting:
[Wednesday, 25-January-2012 Middleton Funeral Home, Middleton, NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2012-01-25]
His maternal aunt:


CROUSE, Ruth Evelyn
Posted Nov 8, 2016 11:41 PM
Crouse, Ruth Evelyn, age 86, of South Brookfield, Queens County, passed away
peacefully on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016, at Meadow Brook Manor, South

Born in Molega Mines, Queens County, she was a daughter of the late Arthur
and Cecelia (Jones) Whynot.

Ruth was very well known for her axe throwing ability and was often found
competing or cheering for her husband Eddie at many competitions. Over the
years Ruth worked many different jobs, she worked for Nova Scotia Lands and
Forest, harvesting Christmas trees and at a glass bottle factory. Ruth spent
many years caring for her parents and siblings in their later years.

She is survived by a sister, Georgina Oickle, of Caledonia.

She was predeceased by her loving husband, Edgar ³Eddie²; sisters Verna
Hanley, Mae Osborne, Laura Wamboldt, Myrtle Watton; brothers Alvie,
Clarence, Louis, Irvin, Fraser, and Gladwin.

A Celebration of Ruth¹s Life will be held on Sunday, November 13th, 2016, at
2:00 p.m., from Chandlers¹ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Reverend Vic Adams
officiating. Burial will be in Chelsea Cemetery. Family flowers only.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Nova Scotia
Guides Association. To share memories or condolences, please visit
Another maternal aunt:

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Mae Jessie Osborne
Chronicle Herald 11/6/2008

OSBORNE, Mae Jessie, 87, Caledonia, Queens Co., passed away Wednesday,
November 5, 2008, at home. Born in Molega, Queens Co., she was a daughter of
the late Arthur and Cecilia (Jones) Whynott. Mae had lived in Ontario for
over 40 years before moving back to North Queens three years ago. She was an
active member of the Caledonia United Church and had many hobbies including
swimming, fishing, going to the horse races, bingo, knitting, reading and
playing Scrabble. She is survived by daughter, Margaret (Jim) Mellanby,
Camperdown; sons, William "Bill" (Judi), South Brookfield; Scott (Patricia
"Trish"), Caledonia; grandchildren, Darren, Shane, Coby, Clay, Nathalie,
Shawna; great-grandchildren, Hayden, Lauren, Lindsey, Jake, Ruby, Austin,
Kristen, Cameron, Mia; sisters, Verna Hanley, Bridgewater; Georgina Oickle,
South Brookfield; Ruth Crouse, South Brookfield; brother, Fraser (Bea),
Markham, Ont. She was predeceased by her first husband, Laurence Wamboldt;
second husband, Wray Osborne; sisters, Myrtle, Laura; brothers, Gilbert,
Lewis, Alvin, Irving, Clarence, and Gladwin. A celebration of Mae's life
will be held Sunday, November 9, at 2 p.m. in Caledonia United Church.
Pastor Tom Watson officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery,