Sunday, 2 September 2012

Bugle Call: Beryl Graham

While many may have seen the small obituary, many others may  have missed the news of Beryl Graham's passing in July.  She was a great lady and will be greatly missed.

Beryl Stewart Graham with her neice, Martha Chalmers
The daughter of Rev Rupert Stewart and his wife Lena Johnston, Beryl and her siblings, Clair Stewart, Jean Stewart Chalmers and Bonnie Stewart Parker grew up at the Point on 1st Street.

She married Gordon Graham and they bought Miss Flavelle's cottage at the bottom of 1st Street, which Beryl's brother Claire Stewart turned into the wonderful home that is there today.

Beryl & Gordon Graham's home

Gordon & Beryl Graham with friends on their front porch, 1971

GRAHAM, Sarah Beryl (nee Stewart)

A long time resident of The Village of Sturgeon Point, passed away peacefully on Sunday July 22, 2012. Predeceased by her husband Gordon, brother Clair Stewart, and sisters Jean Chalmers, and Bonnie Parker. Her wonderful sense of humour will be greatly missed by her many loving nieces and nephews, and friends. Beryl was the daughter of the Reverend DC Rupert Stewart and Lena (Johnston) both predeceased. Martha and Christie wish to thank the dedicated staff at Fenelon Court for their compassionate care for Beryl in her final years. A private family service was held on July 25, 2012, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Fenelon Falls.

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