Angus MacPherson


Angus MacPherson

Mr. Angus MacPherson

There passed away at High Bank on April 22nd, 1950, Mr. Angus MacPherson who was the oldest citizen in that part of the province. He was in his 97th year. He was born in Bellevue, P.E.I.

In 1891 he removed to High Bank where he purchased what was known as the Shaw property. By industry and thrift he built up a fine home. During the past few years he was afflicted with blindness and was tenderly cared for by his daughter Mrs. MacLeod. Though he attained such a great age his intellect remained keen and he loved to meet his friends. He maintained to the last an interest in local and world affairs. He was highly respected in the Community and was for many years a member of the Little Sands United Church.

He is survived by a family of three sons and six daughters, Angus and Peter in Little Sands, John in New York, N.Y., Mrs. Malcolm MacLeod, High Bank; Mrs Albert V. johnstone Mt Mellick; Mrs. Murton Ferguson, Murray River; Mrs. William Beers, Stonehow, Mass; Mrs. Bruce Beers, Whitefield, Man; Mrs. Walter Amquiest, Sauzust, Mass. Two sons died in infancy. His wife passed away in 1939. 25 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren also survive.

His pastor Rev. W.I. Green, conducted the funeral from his late residence, and spoke words of comfort to the bereaved.

The pallbearers were: Walter Livingstone, N.C. Stewart, N.A. MacNeill, J.D. Bruce, Bruce Stewart and Geore Livingstone.

He was laid to rest in the family plot in Little Sands Cemetery.

(Evening Patriot May 18, 1950)

Compiled by: Ann Bonnell

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