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Helen Parker

Female 1900 - 1951  (51 years)


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  • Name Helen Parker 
    Born 24 Mar 1900  Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Nov 1951  Hamiota, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Crandall Cemetery, Crandall, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I03657  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2020 

    Father Fred Parker 
    Mother Della ? 
    Family ID F1305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clarence Ernest Shier,   b. 2 Aug 1901, R. M. of Miniota, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1963  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1926  Brandon, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Clarence Gerald Shier,   b. 1 Jan 1930, Crandall, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 2012, Brandon, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Beverley Shier
     3. Barry Shier,   b. 1933,   d. 1978  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F1301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Helen Shier (nee Parker)
      March 24, 1900 - November 12, 1951

      Mrs. Clarence E. Shier

      Many friends gathered in the Crandall United church on Thursday to pay their last respects to a beloved citizen in the person of Mrs. C.E. Shier, who passed away in Hamiota hospital on Monday, November 12th, following a long illness, in her 52nd year.

      Born at Lunenburg, N.S., on March 24, 1900, Helen Parker came west with her parents and resided at McConnell. Her marriage to Clarence Ernest Shier took place in Brandon December 8, 1926. During her residence in the Crandall district she took an interest in community affairs and made many friends, and her membership in the church and W.I. circles were highly valued. Her passing is a matter of sincere regret.

      The service was conducted by Rev. J.B. Francis and the casket was laid to rest in Crandall cemetery by Ray O'Connor, Ed. Shier, Walter Beggs, Chas. R. Lee, C.W. Lewis, Wal. Hyndman. The floral tributes were numerous and very, beautiful.

      Surviving is her husband and two sons, Gerald and Barry, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Phil Barteaux, Birtle; her mother and two brothers, Bruce and Rodney, McConnell; Max, Treterne; Joe, Meilta, and one sister, Mrs. Wm. May (Ruth) at Strathclair.

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      Mrs. C.E. Shier Dies In 52nd Year

      Mrs. C.E. Shier of Crandall, passed away suddenly on November 12th, in Hamiota hospital in her 52nd year. Mrs. Shier (nee Helen Parker) was born in Nova Scotia but came to Manitoba when quite young with her parents, to the Holylea district south of Strathclair where she received her education.

      She was married to Clarence Shier on December 8th, 1926.

      She leaves to mourn her loss a loving husband, one daughter, Beverley (Mrs. Phil Barteaux of Birtle), and 2 sons, Gerald and Barry at home, also her mother, Mrs. F.A. Parker. One sister, Ruth (Mrs. Wm. May) Strathclair, and 4 brothers; J.V., Melita; Bruce at McConnell; Max, Treherne, and Rod Strathclair.

      The funeral was largely attended and was held in Crandall United church with Rev. Francis taking


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