Genealogy of My Acadian Family / Généalogie de ma famille acadienne - Lloyd Legere

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Lloyd Legere1,2,3

M, n. 1919-__-__, d. 1999-06-13
  • Relationship | lien de parenté: Cousin au 5e degré à 2 générations d'écart de Gilles Pinet
  • Lloyd Legere était aussi connu sous le nom de Lefty.4,5
  • (également: Philip Lloyd Léger.)4
  • Lloyd Legere a épousé Muriel Nodwell.4
  • Lloyd Legere est né en 1919-__-__ à Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.4,5,3
  • Lloyd Legere est décédé le 1999-06-13 à All Saints Hospital, Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.4
  • Les funérailles de Lloyd Legere ont eu lieu 1999-06-16 à Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.4
  • Lloyd Legere a été inhumé à St John's North Road Roman Catholic Cemetery, Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.4,5

Biographical information / Informations biographiques

Lloyd was a noted sportsman throughout the Maritime Provinces. In 1945 "Lefty" pitched the famed Springhill Fencebusters to the Maritime Senior Baseball Championship. Also that year, "Lefty" was on Major League Baseball's Boston Braves protected list. In the early 1960s he pitched the New Waterford Comets to the Maritime Intermediate Softball Championship. Lloyd was also an accomplished goal tender for local hockey teams. He worked for 29 years in the coal mines of Springhill, New Waterford and Glace Bay and for 19 years in the Federal Institution in Springhill. Lloyd was a member of Msg. Tom Buchanan's all male choir as well as a member of a local barbershop group; he was past president of the Springhill Centennial Golf course; an active member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 17, Springhill. In 1994, Lloyd received the Governor General's Certificate of Commendation for assisting in saving his daughter-in-law and two grandsons, Daniel and Phillip, from a house fire. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and storyteller.4
On retrouve des notes biographiques concernant Lefty dans la nécrologie de Melvin Robert Pasher6

Recensement(s)

DatesDetails / Détails
1921Il est apparu dans le recensement du Canada de 1921 à 28 Queen, Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada, dans le ménage de ses parents, James Conrad Léger et Alice White.3

Chronology / Chronologie

DatesDetails / Détails
Lloyd Legere a épousé Muriel Nodwell.4
1919-__-__Lloyd Legere est né en 1919-__-__ à Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.4,5,3
1975-__-__Lloyd Legere vivait à Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.7
1995-__-__Lloyd Legere vivait à Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.8
1998-__-__Lloyd Legere vivait à Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.1
1999-06-13Lloyd Legere est décédé le 1999-06-13 à All Saints Hospital, Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.4
1999-06-13Au moment de son décès, Lloyd Legere demeurait à 19 Pioneer St., Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.4
1999-06-16Les funérailles de Lloyd Legere ont eu lieu 1999-06-16 à Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.4
Lloyd Legere a été inhumé à St John's North Road Roman Catholic Cemetery, Springhill, Cumberland, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada.4,5
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Sources

  1. [S875] Carmen Donald 'Pookie' Legere - obituary, Chronicle Herald, Halifax NS, October 10, 1998;voir aussi: Carmen Donald (Pookie) Legere - obituary, The Daily News, Halifax, NS, October 10, 1998.
  2. [S876] Gerald Edward 'Eddie' Legere - obituary, Chronicle Herald, Halifax NS, 18 janvier 2000;voir aussi: Gerald Edward "Eddie" Legere - obituary, Chronicle Herald, Halifax, NS, January 17, 2000.
  3. [S13509] Recensement du Canada, 1921, Ménage de James Legere, NS, Springhill, 25 (Springhill), 55 (Cumberland), page 13B, ligne 34-40, demeure 102, ménage 108, Bibliothèques et Archives Canada (http://interactive.ancestry.ca/8991/1921_042-e002906575), James Legere (Head 38a), Alice Legere (WIfe 38a), Archie Legere (Son 16a), Alfred Legere (Son 14a), Edna Legere (Daughter 12a), Hazel Legere (Daughter 7a), Lloyd Legere (Son 2a).
  4. [S5259] Philip Lloyd "Lefty" Legere - obituary, Chronicle Herald, Halifax NS, June 15, 1999;voir aussi: Philip Lloyd (Lefty) Legere - obituary, The Daily News, Halifax, NS, June 15, 1999.
  5. [S11857] P. Lloyd Legere - tombstone, cimetière St John's North Road Roman Catholic Cemetery, Springhill, NS, photographié par Rick Legere le 2004-05-30.
  6. [S3215] Melvin Robert Pasher - obituary, Chronicle Herald, Halifax NS, October 31, 1992, pg D22;The Chronicle Herald Halifax, NS
    Saturday, October 31st, 1992 pg D22

    PASHER, Melvin Robert -
    57, 3102 Roaches Rd., New Waterford, died October 30, 1992, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Robert (Bob) and Mary Ann (MacNeil) Pasher. He was a member of Mount Carmel Church; New Waterford Lions Club for 18 years; an avid dart player and participated in bowling and hockey all of his life. He played softball and baseball for many years. In 1953, he played junior baseball with New Waterford Bisons; in 1955, they won the Cape Breton Championship with him starring at third base. In 1957, he played senior baseball with New Waterford Giants, and also played with two other teams that same year, where he shared third base position and pitching, as well as working in the pit. He played in Colliery Softball League in the 1950's and 1960's. In 1962, he combined with Lefty Legere as a pitching twosome, leading the New Waterford Comets to a Maritime Intermediate B Softball Championship, the first ever in New Waterford. He pitched a 12 straight win to defeat Eastern Bakeries for the Cape Breton Title, then recorded another win against Brookfield for the Nova Scotia Title, later winning both games against Saint John, N.B. for the Maritime Championship. He was known at that time as the Iron Man of Softball. He worked for 38 years as a coal miner, retiring from Lingan Colliery. He is survived by his wife, the former Clara Cecchetto; two sons, Stephen, Lingan, Cape Breton; Brian, Thompson, Man.; two daughters, Donnelda (Mrs. William Aspinall), Thompson; Melvina, at home; four brothers, Clifford, Toronto; Neil (Bingo), Kitchener, Ont.; Clarence (Dick), Cambridge, Ont.; Mike, Ontario; three sisters, Mary (Mrs. Mike Williams), New Waterford; Lilly (Mrs. Clarence Jewer), Kitchener. He was predeceased by three brothers, James, Herb, Elmer; sister, Alice (Lala) MacDonald. The body is in V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday in Mount Carmel Church. Burial will be in church cemetery.
  7. [S721] James C. Legere - obituary, Chronicle Herald, Halifax NS, February 15, 1975, pg 35.
  8. [S874] Archibald Legere - obituary, Chronicle Herald, Halifax NS, March 20 1995, pg B16;The Chronicle Herald Halifax, NS
    Monday, March 20th, 1995 pg B16

    LEGERE, Archibald -
    89, Springhill, died March 18, 1995, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late James C. and Alice (White) Legere. He was a member of St. John's Roman Catholic Church, Springhill and Royal Canadian Legion, branch 17. He served overseas during the Second World War and worked approximately 35 years in coal mining in Springhill, followed by several years as a commissionaire in Halifax and with security at HMC Dockyard. Surviving are sons, James, Springhill; Jack, Oxford; Francis, Lower Sackville; Leo, Toronto; Douglas, Picton, Ont.; brothers, Lloyd, Edward, Springhill; sister, Mrs. Hazel Embree, Springhill; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Margaret McNeil; brother, Alfred; sister, Edna Totten. Visitation 7-9 p.m. tonight, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, legion service 7 p.m. Tuesday in A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. John's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. David MacDonald officiating. Spring burial in church cemetery, North Street.
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