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 Zenas Freeland Martin

Zenas Freeland Martin

Birth
Westfield, Queens County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 1961 (aged 70–71)
Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Burial Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Memorial ID 100095097 · View Source
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Bridgewater Bulletin 11 October 1961, page 1 column 8

Zenas F. Martin - Former Deputy Mayor Dies

Zenas F. Martin, a highly respected citizen of Bridgewater, passed away at the Dawson Memorial Hospital Sunday evening after a period of ill health. He was born at Westfield, Queens County, 71 years ago, the son of the late Alan and Mary Martin, and has been a resident of Bridgewater since 1919. He had taken an active part in civic, lodge and church affairs. He was a Trustee of the Bridgewater United Baptist Church; a Past Master of Acacia Lodge, No. 39 A.F. and A.M., Past Patron O.E.S. Chapter No. 39; Past Grand I.O.O.F., No. 60 and a member of the Atlantic Rebekah Lodge. He was a town councillor from 1945 to 1953 and Deputy Mayor from 1948 to 1953. He retired Feb. 1955 after 36 years service on the Canadian National Railways. In 1924 he was instrumental in having Lodge No. 919 of the B. of L.F. and K. organized in Bridgewater and was elected its first President and local chairman, holding both offices until his retirement. Surviving are his wife Grace, the former Grace Patterson; two sons, Lynton of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., and Alan of Yarmouth, N.S. and four daughters - Phyllis (Mrs. A. C. Gow) of Bridgewater, N.S.; Vivian (Mrs. E. G. Smith) of Pointe Claire, P.Q.; Betty (Mrs. F. W. Calder) of Amherst, N.S.; and Louise (Mrs. R.D. Lovett) of Saint John, N.B., and 12 grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son Laurin in 1938. Surviving also are six brothers - George, Alfred, Albert, Gilford, all of Harmony Mills, Blakney of Timmons, Ont. and Osmond of Tweedside, N.B., and also surviving are three sisters - Zelma (Mrs. Mel Frail) of Westfield, N.S.; Lottie, (Mrs. Perley Hocquard), of Shirley, Mass.; and Hattie (Mrs. Ruben Farrell) of West Dennis, Mass.. Four brothers predeceased him. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 11th at the Bridgewater United Church, the Rev. Ronald Noble officiating. Interment was in Brookside Cemetery.

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MARTIN Grace Pearl 1893 1979
MARTIN Zenas Freeland 1890 1961


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  • Created by: Sharon Goddard
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100095097
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Zenas Freeland Martin (1890–1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100095097, citing Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by Sharon Goddard (contributor 47191916) .