Helen B (Canning) Golds obit
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- Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:54:16 -0000
Mrs. F J. Golds, Town Teacher, Dies
TRURO - A popular and highly respected member of William Street School teaching staff, Mrs. F. J. Golds, 21 Queen Street, passed away last night in Colchester Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was 65.
The late Mrs. Golds was the former Miss Helen Blanche Canning of Port Greville, Cumberland County. After graduation from Normal College at Truro she taught school in Rodney, Cumberland County, and for a short time later was employed at New Glasgow before going to the Canadian West, where she taught five years at Craigmyle, Alberta.
After the death of her husband in 1928 Mrs. Golds returned to Nova Scotia and joined the staff of Willow Street School in 1929 and remained here ever since.
She had been in failing health since last September and was taken to Hospital three weeks ago.
The late Mrs. Golds was a devoted member of St. John's Church of England and took an active interest in a number of women's organizations of the Church.
She is survived by two brothers: Jess Canning of Springhill, and R. Maurice Canning, 21 Queen Street, Truro; three sisters: Mrs. Wilfred Whidden, Harmony; Mrs. Stanley Crouse, Pictou; and Mrs. Peggy Bezanson, Halifax. One brother Harold, predeceased her.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from St. John's Church of England with Rev. J. H. Graven officiating.
Interment will be made in Terrace Hill Cemetery.
(Truro Daily News February 16, 1956, page 1)