Thomas Roberts Obit: 0050.0026

THOMAS ROBERTS

            The death occurred in Vancouver last week of Thomas Roberts, former old-time resident of Cranbrook.

            The deceased was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, on August 9th, 1874, and he came to Canada in 1910, settling in Cranbrook.

            For many years Mr. Roberts was part-owner of the Cranbrook Cartage & Transfer Co. Ltd., Towiss & Roberts, which later became Potter & Roberts.  This business was later sold to Jostad & Nelson, the present owners.  For a short period of time Mr. Roberts operated the Central Cartage Co., which was located on 10th Avenue.

            Mr. Roberts is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mabel Roberts, Cranbrook; one son, Frank G. Roberts, Vancouver; and one daughter, Mrs. Cyril George, Marysville.  Three grandchildren plus numerous nieces and nephews in England and Australia also survive.

            Funeral service was held from Harold Edward Funeral Chapel, Heather and Broadway, conducted by Rev. A.H. Cummings, Rector of St. Phillip’s Anglican Church, Vancouver.  Cremation followed at Mountain View Cemetery.

0050.0026: Thomas Roberts Obit

Newspaper obituary of former Cranbrook old-time resident.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  January 26, 1961
Pages:  5
Publisher:  Cranbrook Courier
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)

Keywords:

death resident cartage funeral cremation cemetery

Subjects:

People arrow Cummingsarrow
People arrow Jostadarrow
People arrow Nelsonarrow
People arrow Potterarrow
People arrow Robertsarrow
People arrow Towrissarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Businesses arrow Cartage and Fuel arrow Central Cartage Coarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Businesses arrow Cartage and Fuel arrow Cranbrook Cartagearrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Street Names arrow 10th Avenue Sarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Celebrities, Characters, Memorials arrow Obituaries arrow Robertsarrow

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