FOOTE, J. Alvin
FOOTE, J. Alvin - 71, French River, Pictou Co., died September 28, 1997, at home. Born in Woodfield, he was a son of the late John Victor and Irene Elizabeth (McCulloch) Foote. Prior to retirement, he was employed with Proudfoots Home Hardware. He was a member of French River Presbyterian Church, French River; clerk of session and presbytery representative; member, past master and historian of Hudson Masonic Lodge 77, Thorburn; member of Pictou County Genealogical and Heritage Society and Crime Stoppers Association. Surviving are his wife, the former Olive Ross; daughter, Linda (Mrs. Richard Ferguson), Westville; sons, Stephen, Halifax; Jamie, French River; sister, Catherine Kohlsmith, Stellarton; Jean DesBarres, Greenhill; brothers, Clarence, Woodfield; Ralph, Plymouth; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Arthur. No visitation by family request. Funeral 3 p.m. Tuesday in French River Presbyterian Church, Rev. Dr. John Cameron and Rev. Dr. Sheldon MacKenzie officiating. Burial in French River Cemetery. Masonic service to follow. Family flowers only. Donations to French River Presbyterian Church memorial fund, the VON or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to P.&K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow.