|Birth: ||Feb. 11, 1866|
|Death: ||Jul. 15, 1914|
Flin Flon-Northwest Census Division
Winnipeg Free Press - Monday, July 20, 1914, Winnipeg, Manitoba
FRIENDS PAY LAST TRIBUTE TO JAS. MCKAY
Interment Made in Kildonan Cemetery Mourners Travel by Street
The funeral of James Nesbit McKay, who was accidentally killed by a train near The Pas on Wednesday, mornIng last, took place from the home of his brother William, 79 Bannerman avenue at 2:30 yesterday afternoon, interment being made in the family plot, Kildonan cemetery. A large, number of relations and intimate friends attended, and accompanied the remains to their last resting place by street car, which was the only possible way, owing to the condition of the road.
The services at the house were performed by Rev, J. S. Muldrew, pastor of Point Douglas Presbyterion church, assisted by Dean Coombes, of St. John's Cathedral, who represented the parish, and the St. John's college Old boys, where deceased received his education. The service at the grave was conducted by Rev. J. S. Muldrew. The casket was covered with floral tributes,
among which was a large pillow, with the words "Jimmy's Comrades, Hudson Bay Railway, and wreath, Magnus, Marie Harper and three sisters; spray, Thomas Hogg, spray, William Templeton and sisters; wreath, Mr. and Mrs. J. Templeton; spray, Mr. and Mrs. W. McKay; spray, Mr. and Mrs. L. W Usher; boquet of sweet peas, S. G. McKay; and others.
The pallbearers were roommates and chums of deceased: Wm Eddy, Geo. Smith, Thos. Hogg, F. W. Usher, Geo Peace, and Donald Henderson, who accompanied the remains from The Pas.
Kildonan Presbyterian Cemetery
Created by: Janice Klafehn
Record added: Jun 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91562665