MRS. HENRY BUTLER
The death occurred at her home in Sunny Brae yesterday afternoon of Mrs. Gertrude Butler, wife of Henry Butler, C.N.R. shops employee of this city, after an illness of a year. Mrs. Butler, who was in her 43rd year, was a native of Turtle Creek, Albert County, and before marriage was Miss Gertrude Wilson. She had resided in Sunny Brae for sixteen years and was a member of the St. Andrews Anglican church. Besides her husband, she leaves four sons: Fred, C.N.R. employee, of Moncton; Cecil, Walter and Raymond, at home, and two daughters, Mary and Elsie, both at home. Mrs. John Duncan, of Moncton, is an aunt, and Mrs. James Roper, also of this city, is a cousin. The funeral will be held on Friday afternoon, with service at the home at 2 o'clock, leaving at 2:30 p.m. for Elmwood cemetery.
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The funeral of the late Mrs. Henry Butler was held yesterday afternoon with service at her late residence at 2:30 o'clock.
The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. J. J. Alexander curate of St. George's Church assisted by Rev. J. L. Lund Sunny Brae pastor of the United Church.
The choir of the United Church of Sunny Brae sympathifically rendered the hymns "Lead Kindly Light" and "From Every Stormy Wind That Blows" both favorites of the deceased lady.
Following the service at the home the funeral cortage proceeded to Elmwood cemetery where the service at the graveside was conducted by Rev. Mr. Alexander and Rev. Mr. Lund.
The pallbearers were Messrs. W. N. Blakney, Fred Crawford and the funeral directors.
The floral tributes were many and beautiful bearing silent witness to the high esteem and respect in which the late Mrs. Butler was held by a wide circle of friends and included the following -
Broken Circle - Husband and Family
Wreath - Donahue Brothers & Richard Ankettle
Spray - Mr. & Mrs. Roy O'Brien; Mr. & Mrs. G. W. Harvey; Mr. & Mrs. George Leaman; Mr. & Mrs. Fred Crawford; Mr. & Mrs. James Roper; Mr. & Mrs. C. P. Anderson; Mr. & Mrs. John Stragnell; Mr. & Mrs. David Agnew; Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Tuck.