There passed away at the P.E. Island Hospital, Charlottetown, on February 18th, 1958, Lemuel MacLean of Little Sands. Mr. MacLean was born at Little Sands September 25th, 1899, son of the late Mr. Malcolm MacLean and Mrs. MacLean (Annie Younker).
Almost all his life he lived on the farm where he was born. For the past few years, he has had periods of indifferent health, and he bore his illness with cheerfulness and patience. A few weeks before his death he entered the hospital for treatment and on the above date passed away.
The late Mr. MacLean was of a kindly and quiet nature, a splendid neighbour and one who contributed to every worthy cause in the community.
He is survived by his widow, (nee Myrtle Munn); and two sons Malcolm and Floyd at home; two brothers Harold A. and Edward both of Brookline, Mass; and four sisters (Helen) Mrs. Harold Bower; (Victoria) Mrs. Milton Reynolds; (Alexendra), Mrs. Malcolm A. Stewart, all of Brookline, Mass; and (Mary), Mrs. Angus M. Stewart, High Bank.
The brothers and sisters from Massachuetts arrived home to attend his funeral which was held on Friday, the 21st inst. After a brief service at his home the remains were removed to the United Church, where his pastor Rev. L.S. Woolfrey, conducted the service and brought a message of hope and comfort to the bereaved family. The service in the church was very largely attended.
The following acted as pallbearers, Messrs Malcolm Livingstone, George M. Blue, Malcolm A. MacKenzie, Carleton Hume, Edwin MacKenzie and Neil D. MacNeill.
Rev. Mr. Woolfrey conducted the service at the grave. He was laid to rest in the Little Sands Cemetery.
(Evening Patriot March 24, 1958 page 10)
Compiled by: Ann Bonnell