DUNBAR, George M.
The death of George M. Dunbar, well known and highly respected resident of Abercrombie took place at an early hour Sunday morning, August 29th at his home there. He was 75 years of age.
He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Dunbar, Abercrombie and practically all his life was spent there on the old homestead. He was a man of quiet means but sturdy character; a good living man whose estimable qualities were many and included his high sense of honor, his neighborly and helpful spirit; his cheerful disposition and his faculty for making and keeping friends.
Surviving are his wife, the former Jeannette Logan of New Glasgow; 6 sons, Clarence, Dan, Bill, Jim of Abercrombie and Ian and George at home; 4 daughters, Marjorie, Mrs. John Rundle of Sydney, Jean, Mrs. Frank MacKenzie of Abercrombie, Irene, Mrs. John MacLeod of New Glasgow, and Mary, Mrs. Art Ross, New Glasgow. He is also survived by 23 grandchildren and by one sister, Miss Georgina Dunbar, New Glasgow. The funeral was held from his late home on Tuesday afternoon, August 31st at 2 o'clock. Reverend H. Munroe, D.D. Minister of Westminster Church, New Glasgow, of which the deceased was a member, conducted the service, bringing the message of comfort to the bereaved and paying tribute to the departed, whose death he said, was the 1st break in this old-fashioned family. Dr. Munroe's daughter, Miss Margaret Munroe, organist of the church led in the selections sung.
Interment was in Abercrombie Cemetery and the pallbearers were Bernard Dunbar, A. Gray, James Logan, Alfred Logan, Clyde Rivers and Munro Fraser.
Compiled by: Bill Dunbar