McInnis, John W.

9 Oct 1920

At his home, South Side Cape George on Oct 9th, John W. McInnis, in the 63rd year of his age after two months of illness which he bore with Christian patience, although his suffering was great.  The deceased was bridge foreman on the government railway for 23 years and practically died in Harness, only giving up when told to do so by his medical advisor.  He had made many friends during his long time in the government employ.  He made for himself and family a comfortable home and was to retire from service in a short time to enjoy a few years of rest and comfort, but such was not to be.  He was a hard working faithful and honest man, never considering his own self but the comfort of others , a man who prized his home and family more than his own life.  The funeral was the largest seen in the parish for many years showing the true worth of the man.  He leaves to mourn their loss, wife, four sons and five daughters.  After requiem mass by Rev. D. Beaton , his remains were laid to rest by the side of his three children, Colin , Francis, Angus and Mark at the church of the Rosary, Ballantynes Cove.