(Th Fisherman's Advocate, November 2, 1967, page 12)


Frank Bailey

Passed peacefully away at his home at Port Union, at 2. p.m. on October 9, Frank Bailey at the age of 65, leaving to mourn besides his wife Sadie, three sisters, Anie (Mrs. Cyril Bailey), Trinity; Blanche (Mrs. Albert Penny) North Wilmington, Mass., U.S.A.; and Gladys (Mrs. Donald Jones), Port Union; also a number of relative and friends.

Although failing in health for over a year, he bore his suffering patiently and worked almost to the time of his death. He was an employee of the Fisherman's Union Trading Company, having worked there for 45 years, and was manager of the Provision Store at the time of his death.

The deceased was a member of Landfall Masonic Lodge, Bonavista, and a member of the L.O.A., Catalina, and members of each order attended the funeral which was largely attended. Funeral services at the home and Anglican Church, Catalina, were conducted by the mininster, Rev. M. Mate. interment was in the Anglican cemetery, Catalina.

      There is a land of pure delight,
      Where saints immortal reign,
      Infinite day excludes the night,
      And pleasures banish pain.

      There everlasting spring abides,
      And never-withering flowers.
      Death, like a narrow sea, divides
      This heavenly land from ours.


Transcribed by James Butler, 2000