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Boone – Armour
Woodstock — A quiet but pretty wedding was solemnized at the United Church of Canada parsonage, Woodstock, when Rev ...isbeater united in marriage Ruth Ethel daughter of Mr and Mrs Emery Armour of Eel River Lake and Russell Harry Boone, son of Mr and Mrs Clarence Boone, of North Lake, N.B. They were arrended by Miss Dorothy Smith of Eel River Lake and Gordon Foster of North Lake, N.B.
    The bride was becomingly attired in a teal blue suit. Her accessories were black, and she wore a corsage of Pink roses. The bridesmaid was attractive in a wine suit with a corsage of pink roses and black accessories. The bride's mother was dressed in grey crepe. The bridegroom's mother was dressed in navy blue crepe. Following the ceremony the bridal party left for Eel River Lake where a reception was held for the immediate family and friends.
    The bride's table was covered with a linen damask cloth centred with a three-tier wedding cake. A buffet lunch was served by Mrs Marvin Foster, sister of the bride, assisted by relatives. The bridal party left following a chivarie for St. Stephen, Sussex, Saint John, and Moncton.
    For traveling the bride donned over her suit a grey check coat with black, a small velvet hat, black velvet purse and pumps to match. Her corsage was of pink roses.
    The bride has been employed at the Hammond House, Woodstock, N.B., and the bridegroom is engaged in farming with his father.
    The happy couple was honored at a shower at Mrs Waldo Foster's. They received lovely gifts consisting of glassware, silverware, pyrex, linen and a substantial amount of money.
    Mr and Mrs Boone have taken up residence at North Lake, N.B.
  The death of little Darlene Gail Fish, daughter of Mr and Mrs John Fish occurred at the Carleton Memorial Hospital, May 22. The little girl was 14 months old and was in good health until a few hours before taking her up to the hospital. Her death came as a great shock to parents, friends and neighbors.
    The remains were brought to the home of Mr Melvin Varney, brother of the deceased's parents, until Tuesday. The funeral was held at Green Mountain Baptist Church, where service was conducted by Lic. Allen Hallett, pastor of Forest City Field. The child is survived by its parents, also four sisters, Muriel, Donna, Joan, and Shirley. The funeral was largely attended.
    Floral tributes were beautiful. Pallbears were Maurice Farrell, Glen Wood. Interment in Fosterville cemetery, with prayers at the grave.

Marked Birthday

Matilda Fish, of Fosterville, is honored by Friends on Her 86th Birthday

Fosterville, March 1, [1948] — Mrs Matilda Fish, who lives at the home of her daugher, Mrs Ward Foster and family, celebrated her 86th birthday, Thursday, Feb 26 and a number of her friends gathered to spend the afternoon with her and to enjoy the beautiful supper prepared and served by members of the family. There were four beautiful birthday cakes presented to Mrs Fish, besides many other nice gifts, and cards of greeting and good wishes.
    Those present included Mrs Alfred Veysey, Mrs Clyde Veysey, Mrs Grottie Gould, Mrs E. Watson, Mrs Same Collier, Mrs Melvin Buckingham and little son Danny, Mrs Everett Farrell, Mrs M. Farrell, and Vivian Buckingham of Fosterville; Mrs Fred Boone and small daughter, Gail, Mrs Elias Foster, Mrs Alton Wood, Mr and Mrs Beecher Foster and small son Ronnie of Green Mountain; and Mrs John Higgs of Pemberton Ridge.
    Before the guests left for their homes in the early evening, a portion of Scripture, Psalm 121, was read by Mrs Elias Foster, Mrs Clyde Veysey offered prayer and all joined in singing the hymn, What a Friend We Have in Jesus. Everyone reported a pleasant gathering and wished Mrs Fish many more happy birthdays.
BORN TO—Mr and Mrs Charles Fish, Jr., of Fosterville, N.B. At the Carleton Memorial Hospital on April 29, 1962, a daughter Louise Marie, weight 7 pounds. A sister for Ronnie.

BORN TO—Mr and Mrs Charles Graham of Forest City, N.B. At the Carleton Memorial Hospital, on May 1, 1962, a son Richard Stephen Graham, weight 7 pounds, 1 ounce. A brother for Susan, Corinne and Chris.

BORN TO—Mr and Mrs Marvin Foster of Canterbury, at the Carleton Memorial Hospital, on Feb 1, 1957, a daughter, Lucille Evelyn, weight 7 pounds, 12 ounces. A sister for Gregory.
Price – Smith

  A quiet wedding took place at the United Church of Canada, Jacksonville, when Miss Carole Smith, daughter of Mr and Mrs C.F. Smith, Woodstock, and Charles Allison Price, son of Mr and Mrs Wilfred Price, Canterbury, were united in marriage. They were attended by Mr and Mrs Willard Kitchen. The young couple will reside in Canterbury.


[1958]   Funeral services were held in the Fosterville church on Londay afternoon for Harold Boone, age 32 years, a drowning accident victim. He was the son of Don Boone and the late Hazel DeWitt Boone.
    Rev Mr Jewett of Meductic officiated. Hymns sung were "Does Jesus Care", Sometime We'll Understand", and "Beyond the Sunset." The pallbearers were Marvin Foster, Carl Higgs, Stanley Graham and Billy Boone.
    Surviving are two sisters, Mrs Muriel McGann of Debec and Mrs Louise Ellis of Coldstream; his father, Mr Don Boone, of Debec; six brothers, Leslie, Frank and Deryl of Green Mountain; Glen of Kenora, Ont.; Bill of Winnipeg and Sheldon of Debec.
    The funeral was largely attended and the floral tributes showed the esteem in which the deceased was held in the community.
Hillary Clifton Bustard

[1957]   The community of Debec was shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Hilary Clifton Bustard early Saturday morning, August 10th, following a highway mishap.
    Born at Kirkland, on April 8th, 1938, he was the son of Mr and Mrs Clayton Bustard. He is survived by his parents, two brothers, Alton of Woodstock, and Colin with the Royal Canadian Regiment stationed at London, Ontario, and three sisters, Mrs Floyd Watson (Colleen), of Maxwell; Mrs Ardean Graham (Shirley), of Woodstock, and Geraldine at home.
    He was a graduate of Canterbury Regional High School and a member of this year's class of the Maritime Forest Ranger School, from which he would have graduated in December. During the summer he had been employed as an Apprentice Land Surveyor with the Department of Lands and Mines.
    The funeral service was held on Monday afternoon, August 12th with prayers at home followed by service at St. Paul's Anglican church in Kirkland, conducted by Rev T.W. Crowther, assisted by cadet L.R. Mullen and Rev H. Gordon Smith of Moncton, N.B. Two hymns, Peace Perfect Peace, and The Lord is My Shepherd, were rendered by the choir.
    Former classmates and friends acted as pallbearers. They were Louis Smith, Gary Smith, Curtis Foster, Alden Grant, Allison Smith, and George McDougall. Interment was in the family lot in the adjoining cemetery.
    Many beautiful floral tributes aattested to the high esteem in which the young man was held.

Farrell–Ruest Wedding

  A quiet but pretty wedding was somemnized at the United Baptist parsonage, Woodstock, when the Rev Dr. Henry Allaby united in marriage Lorraine Christine Ruest, daughter of Mrs Phyllis Ruest Harvey of Green Mountain and Morris [sic] Gilford Farrell, son of Mr and Mrs Robert Farrell, of Green Mountain.
    The bride was attired in a light blue fitted suit, white hat and white accessories and wore a corsage of white and pink carnations.
    Miss Joyce Farrell, sister of the groom, was the bride's attendant. She was wearing a light green fitted suit, pink accessories and a corsage of pink and white carnations.
    Charles fish was the groomsman. Following the ceremony a bridal supper was held at Ivey's Inn, Woodstock. Late the bridal party motor to the home of the groom where an old fashioned Charivari was tendered the couple. They will reside in Green Mountain.
Fourteen Year Old Mourned

[1963]   The death occurred at the Victoria Public Hospital, Fredericton, of Paul Broad, fourteen year old son of Mr and mrs Murray Broad, Pemberton Ridge. Paul was struck by a car on Feb 22, 1961 and never recovered consciousness, so has been hospitalized ever since.
    The funeral was held in the Baptist Church, Forest City, on Friday afternoon, with pastor Rev. G.L.A. Hovey in charge of the service. One hymn, "Does Jesus Care" was sung by the choir.
    Palbearers were boyhood friends of the deceased, Lawrence Graham, Clifford Graham, Clayton Graham, Dennis Higgs, Brian Higgs and Dana Boone.
    Paul is survived by his parents, three sisters, Mrs David Nesbitt, Hamilton, Ontario, Carol and Patty at home, and three brothers, George and David of Hamilton, Ontario, and Charlie, at home.
BORN TO—Mr and Mrs Herman R. Varney of Canterbury Sta., at the Carleton Memorial Hospital, on January 31, 1958 a son Curtis Richard, weight 8 pounds, 3 1/2 ounces. A brother for Nancy, Janet, Carol, Ann.
[1958]   Mr and Mrs Fred W Boone of Fredericton wish to announce the engagement of their daughter Sylvia Dawne to Mr Glendon Clarence Graham, son of Mr and Mrs Harold Graham of Canterbury. The wedding is to take place July 12, at the George Street Baptist Church
Mrs Amanda G. Graham

[1956]   The death of Amanda G Graham, widow of Daniel Graham, occurred at her home at Eel River Lake.
   She was 83 and had been in failing health for six months. She was the daughter of the late Mr and Mrs David Farrell of North Lake, York County.
    She is survived by five sons: Frank of Maxwell, York County; Ambrose of Houlton, Me.; Arthur of Canterbury; Emery and Albert at home. Two daughters and one son predeceased her. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. A twin brother, Emery Farrell, North Lake, also survives.
    Funeral service was held from the home to the Baptist Church at Eel River Lake, Rev. M. Hicks officiating. Pallbearers were Eric and Floyd Smith, Emery Armour, and Charles Hawkes. Burial was at Fosterville.
  A pretty wedding was solemnized on Jan 26th when Rev O.W. Shaw united in marriage Marion Gladys, youngest daughter of Mr Ebon Varney of Canterbury, York County, and Charles Hubert, son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Cunningham, of Canterbury. The bride was becomingly attired in fuchsia crep with black accessories and carried a bouquet of roses and maiden hair fern. A buffet lunch was served immediately after the ceremony to about 25 guests. The happy couple will reside in Canterbury.


[1968]   Mr and Mrs Philip Estabrooks of Coldstream, N.B. wish to announce the engagement of their only daughter Carolyn Jean to David Faxter, only son of Mr and Mrs Melvin Varney, Eel River Lake, New Brunswick. The wedding will take place September 14 at 3:00 p.m. at the Coldstream United Baptist church, Coldstream, New Brunswick.
Peck – Underwood

A pretty wedding was held in St. Anne's Episcopal Church when Rev Edward C. McConnell united in marriage Phyllis Fern, daughter of Mr and Mrs Alfred Underwood of Peterson, Iowa, and John E, the son of Fred W. Peck, of St. Stephen.
    Mrs Robert Needham, cousin of the bride, from Sherman Oaks, was maid of honor. George Hillman of Oceanside was the best man. Leslie E Underwood, uncle of the bride, Royal, Iowa, gave the bride away.
    The bride wore a white ballerina length gown with a lace top, a neckline of iridescent beading and a full net and tulle skirt with lace flowers appliqued on the skirt. He rheaddress was a pearl beaded tiara with a floating veil. She carried a cascade corsage of stephanotis, white orchids and carnations.
    Mrs Grace L. Roberts, of Glendale, the bride's aunt, served as the bride's mother for the wedding. She wore an ice blue hat and raw silk dress with black accessories and a cascade corsage of white carnations.
    The matron of honor wore a blue hyacinth net and lace gown ballerina length with blue accessories. She carried a cascade corsage of pink glamilias. Miss Nancy Jane Needham, cousing of the bride, served as flower girl. She wore a pink dotted swiss dress, with a bouffant skirt, ruffles and bow in bakc. She wore white accessories, a garland of pink carnations as a headpience and carried a white basket of pink carnations and white lilacs.
    Max Tinch and Ralph Miller served as ushers. Mrs Donna Roberts san I Love You Truly, Because, and the Lord's Prayer. Lynn LaMunyon was the organist.
    The church pews were decorated with white ribbons and green sprigs. Bouquets of white flowers and white candles decorated the altar. About 70 attended the reception held in the reception parlor at the church. mrs George Hillam was in charge of the reception, aided by Mrs Joseph Shepley, Mrs Ralph Miller, Mrs Edward C. McConnell, Mrs Martha Walker and St. Monica's guild of St. Anne's Episcopal Church. A candlelight and buffet dinner was held at the home of George Hillam for out of town guests.
    The bride's going away costume was a teal blue crepe dress, with matching cloche blue hat and beige accessories.
    The bride was graduated from Columbia College, Chicago, and the Chicago School of Expression and Dramatic Art. The groom attended the University of new Brunswick and graduated from University of Western Ontario, and is on the staff of the Jefferson High School. The honeymoon was spent in LaJolla. They will reside at 1616 South Pacific , Oceanside.


Arthur C. Wetmore

[1963]   Arthur C. Wetmore, age 81 years, of Fosterville passed away in the Carleton Memorial Hospital, Woodstock, December 31, after a short illness. Born at Fosterville, son of the late Thomas H. Wetmore and Margaret (Boone) Wetmore. He lived there all his life where he carried on farming.
    He was a former York County Councillor for 22 years and served his parish well. He was very highly respected in the community and the memory of this man will live in our minds for years to come.
    He is survived by his wife, the former Bertha VanTassell, one daughter, Mrs (Marguerite) Gerald English of Canterbury, N.B. Five grandchildren, neices and nephews.
    Remains rested at his home in Fosterville until Friday when prayers were said for the family, service followed in the Baptist Church, Fosterville, Rev. G.L.A. Hovey officiating, assisted by Rev. Victor Parker. Burial was in Fosterville cemetery.
    Pallbearers were John Gaskin, Clinton Gillispie, Freeman Farrell, Gordon Foster, Gerald Veysey, Paul Farrell.
BORN TO— To Mr and Mrs Russell Boone of Canterbury, at the Carleton Memorial Hospital, on Dec 26, a daughter, Debra Jane, weight 7 pounds, 4 ounces, a sister for Ricky.

BORN TO—Mr and Mrs Maurice Farrell of Fosterville, N.B., at the Carleton Memorial Hospital, on June 12, 1962., a son Robert Charles (Bobby) - weight 5 pounds, 12 ounces. A brother for Tommy and Randy.

BORN TO— To Mr and Mrs Lester Grant of Canterbury at the Memorial Hospital on Jan 1, 1962. A daughter, Angela Joy, a sister for Theresa, Veronica, and Pamela.

BORN TO— To Mr and Mrs Darrell Chapman of Woodstock, N.b. at the Carleton Memorial Hospital on December 31, 1961. A son, Brent Douglas, weight 5 pounds, 15 ounces. A brother for Judy, Bonnie, Jeff, Greg and Susan.

BORN TO— To Mr and Mrs Vaugh Hall of Canterbury, N.B. At the Carleton Memorial Hospital on Saturday, December 30, 1961. A daughter, Joene Elizabeth, weight 8 pounds, 12 ounces, a sister for Terry.

BORN TO— To Mr and Mrs Floyd Watson of Debec, at the Carleton Memorial Hospital, on Dec 26, a son, Michael Stephen, weight 8 pounds, 7 ounces, a brother for Glenwood, Marilyn, Janice and Eric.
John Henry McNerlin

[1963]   Funeral services were held Thursday, December 12, for John Henry McNerlin of Fosterville, N.B., who passed away Tuesday evening at the home of his sister, Mrs Hazen Collier, at the age of 77. Mr McNerlin was born in Maxwell, N.B., and was the son of the late Thomas and Catherine (Slater) McNerlin.
    Surviving are four sisters, Mrs Hazen Collier and Mrs Elias Foster, both of Fosterville, Mrs Lena Hawkes, Canterbury, and Mrs Alex Graham, of Debec. Also a number of nieces and nephews.
    The remains rested at Flewelling's Funeral Home, Lower Southampton, until Thursday morning, then rested at the late home where service was held at 2 p.m. Mr Hedley Rodgers officiated, and burial took place in the Kirkland cemetery.

Canterbury Man Killed in Accident

  Chester Carr, 28-year-old Canterbury resident, was instantly killed on Monday evening of this week, when the truck in which he was drving left the road and crashed into a tree. The vehicle was driven by Roy Grant of Canterbury.
    Coroner G.F. Foster, acting in York County with the consent of the Attorney-General, stated that an inquest would be held at Canterbury. The Woodstock detachment of the RCMP are investigating the accident.
Ben Buckingham

[1956]   The death of Mr Ben Buckingham, Rosedale, occurred on August 19th at the Carleton Memorial Hospital.
    He was born at Fosterville, York County, July 24, 1888. He leaves to mourn his wife, Elizabeth, six daughters, Mrs Ernest Cooke, Medford, Mass.; Mrs Harold Harley, Mrs Medley McMullin, Mrs Harry Hamilton, Woodstock; Mrs Eldon Fewer, Fosterville; Mrs Vernon Wright, Toronto; three sons, Cyril, Roseday; Leighton, Woodstock; Clayton, Middleton, N.S.; one sister, Mrs Meda Varney, Island Falls, Maine; one brother, Hanford, Rockland, N.B.; eighteen grandchildren and one great grandchild.
    The funeral was held at the residence of his son, Cyril Buckingham, Rev. Donald Quigg officiated, assisted by Rev. Fred Chapman and Mr Harold Shaw. The text was taken from 46th Psalm.
    Pallbearers were Walter and Earnest Sewell, Harry hamilton, Harold Harley, Medley McMullin and Ernest Cooke. The floral tributes were many and numerous. Interment in the Greenwood Cemetery, Hartland.