Moncton Daily Times Moncton, NB
Friday, June 6th, 1958 pg 5
Death Claims Mrs. E. Garland -
The death of Mrs. Laura Melissa Garland, wife of Ernest V. Garland, Bridgedale, Albert county, occurred suddenly in the Moncton Hospital Thursday morning. She was born in 1904, in Riverside, Albert county, the daughter of the late Roy and Effa (Tingley) Downing. She was a member of the Lower Coverdale United Baptist Church, the Women's Missionary Society and the Sunday School of the church. She was active in church and community affairs. Surviving besides her husband are five daughters, Mrs. Russell Dowling (Marion), Halkirk, Alberta, Mrs. Elmer Tower (Jean), Moncton, Mrs. Layton Stone (Doris), Charlottetown, Mrs. John Leger (Ruby), Lewisville, and Mrs. Floyd Dernier (Phyllis), at home; one son, Allan Garland, at home; one sister, Mrs. Vera Steeves, Bridgedale; one uncle, Vaughn Downing, Lower Coverdale; 15 grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. The body is resting at the family home, Bridgedale, Albert county, where the funeral service will be held Saturday afternoon, June 7, at 3:30 o'clock. Interment will be in the Lower Coverdale United Baptist Church cemetery.