BARBER – Germaine Mary Jane Barber passed away at the Brooks Hospital on March 5th, after a lengthy illness, at the age of 50 years. She was born in St. Hyacinthe, Que., is survived by her husband Harry and daughter, Mary of Brooks. Mrs Barber is also survived by her mother, Lydia Mercier, and father. Ovide Mercier, Suffield; four brothers; Noel, of Regina, Rene, of Burdette; Lucien of Suffield, and Mercier, of Lomond; three sisters; Georgette Jennings, and Mrs. Yvette Gareau of Calgary; Mrs Rollande Bain of Lethbridge.
She came to the Brooks district from Suffield in 1925 and has resided here since. Funeral services were held on Monday, March 7th at 1:30 a.m. in the Catholic Church, Lady of Perpetual Help, of Brooks, with Rev. Tessier officiating. Interment was made in the Brooks Cemetery with the following acting as pallbearers; Doug Ingram, Cliff Fleury, Fred Waugh, Jake Andreaschuk, Peter Gellings and Gordon Orr.
Funeral arrangements were in charge of Smith’s Funeral Home, Brooks.
Brooks Bulletin March 10,1955 Roll 11 Image 1138.