Tuesday, September 21, 2004

OBIT: Margaret Maltby 1853 - 1946 New Brunswick

Submitter: Elizabeth A. Macaluso
e-mail Emaca42609@aol.com
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Miramichi (Newcastle) New Brunswick paper Jan 10, 1946

The death of one of Newcastle's aged residents, Mrs. Margaret Maltby, widow of William Maltby, occurred here on Sunday at her home on Thomas Street. She celebrated her 93rd birthday on New Year's Day.

Mrs. Maltby was the daughter of the late Walter and Sarah Morrell Lowrie of Newcastle and was well known in this community where she spent her entire life. A member of the Presbyterian Church and when her health permitted she was a faithful worker; she also was an active worker, during Wars I and II, knitting and assisting in other ways.

Surviving are two daughters, (Maude) Mrs. Willam Johns of Detroit, Michigan and Reta, who lived at home and was her mother's constant companion during the eight years she was an invalid; three stepsons, B. F. Maltby, E. E. Maltby both of Newcastle, T. M. Maltby of Moncton.

The funeral took place on Tuesday with service at the home at 2:30 o'clock conducted by Rev. D. C. MacDonald, assisted by Rev. D. F. Hoddinott. Interment took place in St. James Cemetery. The pallbearer were C. P. Stothart, C. P. McCabe, William Ferguson, Frank Matthews, Duncan MacTavish, Guyon Merseau.

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