Lowe, Horace Haszard "Horrie"
B: 19 Feb 1884, Charlottetown, PEI
D: 15 Dec 1978, Winnipeg, MB, Canada and was buried 20 Dec 1978 in Winnipeg, MB, Canada
M: 01 Sep 1909, Ethel Gregg Fawcett, dau of Jeffers Fawcett and Agnes Wonham, in Walkerville, ON, Can.. Ethel was born 08 Apr 1885 in Austin, Texas, USA and died Apr 1971 in Winnipeg, MB, Can.
FN: Samuel Lowe
MN: Mary Ellen Stramberg
Children of Horace Haszard "Horrie" Lowe and Ethel Gregg Fawcett:
1. Dorothy Agnes Lowe, b. 17 Jun 1910 in Moose Jaw, SK,
CAN, d. 03 Dec 1993 in Kitchener, ON, CAN and was buried
in Waterloo, ON, CAN. Burial: Parkview Cemetery
M: 26 Dec 1932, Aylmer Hortop "Al" Tennyson in Rainy River, ON, CAN. The marriage ended in separation in 1950. Al was born on 22 Mar 1903 in Manchester, ON, CAN, died on 12 Sep 1981 in Toronto, ON, CAN and was buried in Utica, ON, CAN. Utica Cemetery
2. Margaret Eleanor "Peg" Lowe, b. 18 Dec 1913
in Athabasca, AB, CAN, d. 31 Aug 1974 in Toronto, ON,
CAN and was buried in Toronto, ON, CAN. Prospect Cemetery
M: 1948, Wilfred Gordon Gillelan. Wilfred was born 09 Apr 1910, d. 27 Jan 1965 in Toronto, ON, CAN and was buried in Toronto, ON, CAN. Prospect Cemetery
HORACE H. LOWE
On Friday, December 15th, 1978 at The Beacon Hill Lodge, Horace H. Lowe, aged 94 years.
Mr. Lowe was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on February 19th, 1884. He was predeceased by his wife, Ethel in 1971 and by a daughter, Mrs. G. Gillelan in 1975.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. D. Tennyson of Sarnia, Ontario and Mrs. C. Ripley of Port Washington, B.C., five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one sister, and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Lowe was a former manager of the Imperial Bank of Commerce and was a member of Meridian Masonic Lodge No. 140, being a Mason for seventy-three years.
A service will be held in St. George's Anglican Church, Grosvenor Avenue at Wilton Street on Wednesday, December 20th,
at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Arthur N. Thompson will officiate. Interment of his cremated remains will follow in St. John's Cathedral Cemetery.
The Thomson Funeral Chapels in care of arrangements.
Story from Jean Lowe family history book:
"Horace Haszard Lowe was described by his father as being "the best boy on earth", in a letter to Lizzie Stramberg dated 19 Jan 1896. Samuel continued to marvel at what a good boy Horrie was. Horrie read his bible every night of his life (1896) and said his prayers faithfully. Horrie got a job with the Union Bank in Charlottetown and worked conscientiously and saved his money. By the time he was 15 he had already saved enough money to purchase a horse and buggy. Horrie played the violin and was very diligent in his practise. He also marched with the "Boy's Brigade".
In 1902, Horrie, impressed with the adventures of his uncles, Charles and Philip (Stramberg), and his brother Will, wrote to Will suggesting that he (Horrie) should come out west. Will, however, encouraged Horrie to stay with his bank job, advising that the west would have no greater opportunities for him.
Ethel told of one reunion that the three Lowe brothers, Will, Horrie, and Sam, had while they lived in Athabasca Landing."