Capt. Edwin T. MacKinley - Liscomb, June 10th -
The death occured at his home
at Liscomb at 6 a.m.
on Thursday after an illness of only two weeks of Capt. Edwin T. MacKinlay
at the age of 74 years.
Born at Liscomb,
he was the son of the late Jacob and Nancy MacKinley.
The deceased who was better known as "Captain Bud"
was a well known figure when for many years he commanded different schooners
in the coast-wise trade.
He is survived by his wife, nee Nora Rudolph,
six children, Minnie(Mrs. James Hatcher), Neil's Hbr., Cape Breton;
Miss Della, Saint John, N.B.; Harold, lightkeeper at Wedge Island;
William, who is employed at Guys. Mines, Goldenville;
and Pierson and Miss Jennie at home; and four grandsons;
a sister Miss Janet MacKinley at Sydney; three brothers, Capt. John, Sherbrooke;
James, Liscomb and Arthur in Ontario.
A half brother Fred Hartling, Spanish Ship Bay,
and a half sister Mrs. Harry Laing, Pugwash, also survive.
Funeral services were held on Friday from
his late home
and from thence to St. Luke's Church, with interment in the Anglican cemetery,
Rev. A Pitcher officiating at the services. Pallbearers were;
George B. Riley, Lowell Spears, Frank Hartling, James Reid, Rex Redmond and Jack Hudson.
Thanks to Carolyn Wallace for this obituary.
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