Harvey Evoy Fraser

Male 1905 - 1987  (82 years)


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  • Name Harvey Evoy Fraser  [1
    Born 02 Sep 1905  Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 1309 
    Died 25 Dec 1987  Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Fraser was history buff, horticulturist
      Funeral services were held Monday for Harvey Fraser, a city resident who died in hospital Christmas day. Fraser, 82, was a staunch supporter of the Ottawa Valley Historical Society and was a well-known horticulturist in Pembroke. He lived in the community all his life, operating Sunset Nursery on Pembroke Street East until his retirement a few years ago. A local history buff, Fraser spent many of his leisure hours at the Champlain Trail Museum. He was familiar with many of the historical buildings in the area and knew the architectural significance of each one. A member of Wesley United Church, he was active in church work. Fraser was a member of the Kiwanis Club and the Pembroke Horticultural Society, supporting many community projects. . Fraser is survived by his wife Bernice Fraser of Pembroke, son Colin of Vancouver, daughter Blair-Ann Schimmens, grandsons Colin and Reid Schimmens of Pembroke, brother Denzil Fraser and sister Dorothy Hocking.
    Buried Aft 25 Dec 1987  Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1309  tree2
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2021 

    Father Robert Coburn Fraser,   b. 30 Jan 1863, Pembroke, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1933  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Mabel Jennie McConnell,   b. 06 Dec 1866, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Oct 1888  Pembroke, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bernice Coggins,   b. 1921,   d. 01 Mar 2015, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Children 
     1. Colin Fraser
     2. Blair Ann Fraser
     3. girl? Fraser
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F634  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Curry Family History, Janice McCoy Wilson, (self published by Mrs. George L. (Janice McCoy) Wilson Brewster, WA, unknown date).

    2. [S700] Find A Grave, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/111435801/harvey-evoy-fraser: accessed 15 October 2021), memorial page for Harvey Evoy Fraser (2 Sep 1905?1987), Find a Grave Memorial ID 111435801, citing Wesley United Church Cemetery, Pembroke, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada; Maintained by Cathy Cadd (contributor 46866756).

    3. [S1656] The Ottawa Citizen, (29 Dec 1987), Fraser was history buff, horticulturist
      Funeral services were held Monday for Harvey Fraser, a city resident who died in hospital Christmas day. Fraser, 82, was a staunch supporter of the Ottawa Valley Historical Society and was a well-known horticulturist in Pembroke. He lived in the community all his life, operating Sunset Nursery on Pembroke Street East until his retirement a few years ago. A local history buff, Fraser spent many of his leisure hours at the Champlain Trail Museum. He was familiar with many of the historical buildings in the area and knew the architectural significance of each one. A member of Wesley United Church, he was active in church work. Fraser was a member of the Kiwanis Club and the Pembroke Horticultural Society, supporting many community projects. . Fraser is survived by his wife Bernice Fraser of Pembroke, son Colin of Vancouver, daughter Blair-Ann Schimmens, grandsons Colin and Reid Schimmens of Pembroke, brother Denzil Fraser and sister Dorothy Hocking.

    4. [S51] Curry.

    5. [S683] Hannah Curry Fraser, Sharpe, Wayne Michael, (2 Oct 2009, Original Date, 27 Aug 2006).
      The marriage notice: Robert Coburn Fraser, 24, farmer, Pembroke s/o Robert Fraser and Hannah Curry wed Mary Jane McConnell, Allumette Island, Quebec d/o Robert McConnell and Mary McLaren, October 24, 1888, Renfrew Co. Marriages 1888.



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