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Subject: [CANADA-OBITS] Re:unsubscribe from the lists
Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2002 10:17:28 -0700
Gerry Perry wrote:
> The newspapers, the Oak River Post and its successor,
> The Blanshard-Harrison-Strathclair Post. This newspaper covers Oak
> River, Strathclair, Blanshard, Harrison, Newdale, Sandy Lake, Basswood,
> Cardale, Elphinstone, Glossop and Raven's Glen, and possibly some other
> communities in Manitoba
> WILLIAM JOYCE NESBITT
> One of the earliest settlers of the Oak River district, William Joyce
> NESBITT, passed away at his home in Oak River on Sunday, Oct. 2, in his
> 82nd year.
> Mr. NESBITT was born Nov. 14, 1856, at Hemmingford, Que. He married
> Miss Letitia G. STACEY on April 7, 1879, at Kincardine, Ont., coming
> west in 1882 to settle in the Oak River district where he farmed until
> 1920, when he retired.
> After living in Brandon for a few years Mr. and Mrs. NESBITT returned
> to Oak River to reside.
> Besides his wife, Mr. NESBITT is survived by six daughters and two
> sons; Mrs. Ida CRERAR, Kindersley, Sask.; Mrs. S. LE BARON, Brandon;
> Mrs. S. STEWART, Oak River; Mrs. J. URSSEL and Mrs. E. S. GLINZ,
> Winnipeg; Mrs. H. JOHNSTON, Bradwardine; and George and Harry, Oak
> The funeral was held on Tuesday from the Anglican church. Interment
> was made in the Oak River cemetery.
> CHARLES WINSTONE
> Charles Winstone, who had been a resident of Strathclair, Man., for the
> past 50 years, died Sept. 28th in the Winnipeg General hospital in his
> 72nd year. He was born in Somerset, England, and during his long life
> in Strathclair had taken an active interest in municipal affairs. For
> 32 years he had been on the Blanshard council. He was trustee of
> Holylea school and was closely associated with the work of the Anglican
> parish in Strathclair.
> The body was taken Friday from the Gardiner funeral home to
> Strathclair, where service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Luke's
> church. Burial was made in the family plot in the Bend cemetery. The
> pall bearers were six nephews, William and Charles WINSTONE, Harry
> BLACKBURN and Frank, Gordon and Marshall FINDLAY.
> Besides his widow there survives two daughters, Mrs. H. FLEMING,
> Winnipeg, and Mrs. H. NIELD of Rossburn, Man.; three sons, C. A., James
> G. and Edward W. WINSTONE, all of McConnell, Man.