Williamson, Heseltine, Scott Families

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  • ID: I677
  • Name: Mary Gladys ROBERTS
  • Surname: Roberts
  • Given Name: Mary Gladys
  • _MARNM: Milne
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 6 May 1898 in Eden Mills, Ontario, Canada
  • Death: 22 Jul 1987 in Rockwood, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial: Rockwood, Ontario - Rockwood Cemetery
  • _UID: 0AD7362BBA6BD511A8CA30AE4FC1009A47FD
  • Note:
    Recieved from James Milne -- 1998

    A Great Loss to the Community

    Mrs. Mary Milne, a well known Rockwood citizen died in Guelph Hospital after a short illness. Mrs. Milne was noted for her many talents at public speaking and for writing poetry. She was very generous with her talents and spoke at many local and also distant Senior Citizens club meetings. She was particularly active during the Canadian centennial celebrations when her love for her country showed in a multitude of ways. She organized meetings, aranged for special activities for those days, and wrote patriotic poems to emphasize the spirit of the days. Always thoughtful of others she raised funds for seats "so folks could rest on their way up the street."
    Mr. and Mrs. Max Milne were formerly from Eden Mills, where they ran the general store until moving to Rockwood. Mr. Milne owned the feed store on Main Street and worked there until his son, James, took over. Mrs. Milne at first worked at the general store in Rockwood, owned by George Lawrence. Later she was active in the many church organizations of the Presbyterian Church.
    We have lost a true friend and staunch supporter of worthwhile community efforts.
    Mrs. Milne is survived by her husband, William (Max) and her family conisisting of Doris (Jestin), and James, of Rockwood, Wilma (Hunter) of Brantford, William, of Surrey B.C., and the late Ken Milne. She is also survived by one sister Jean Chapman in South Carolina. She was also predeceased by her sister Ethel Craig and her brother Carmen Roberts.
    Mrs. Milne is resting at the Shoemaker Funeral Home in Acton, from which she will be buried in the Rockwood Cemetery on Thursday afternoon.
  • Change Date: 6 Aug 2001 at 16:38:56



    Father: James Thomas ROBERTS b: 1870
    Mother: Agnes Jane RAMSEY b: 1869 in Nassagaweya Township, Halton County, Ontario

    Marriage 1 William Maxwell MILNE b: 12 Aug 1896 in Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.A.
    • Married: 10 Mar 1920 in Guelph, Ont. 79 Foster Ave. (was Berlin Ave.)
    Children
    1. Has Children Doris Maxine MILNE b: 20 Dec 1926
    2. Has Children Wilma Jean MILNE b: 17 May 1922
    3. Has Children James Alexander MILNE b: 7 Dec 1923
    4. Has No Children William John MILNE b: 4 Jun 1925
    5. Has Children Kenneth Ramsey MILNE b: 22 Sep 1928
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