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Bruce Mines Spectator Newspaper

April 15, 1915 (pg. 5, row 4)
On Friday, April 9th. the death occurred at Dunns Valley of Annie McKenzie, beloved wife of Joseph Bussineau, age 46 years 5 months. Deceased was born in Southernshire, Scotland and came with her parents to Canada when a child, locating in Kincardine where she lived for a time. She was united in marriage to Mr. Bussineau 27 years ago at the Soo and four years later moved to Bruce Mines, in the vicinity of which she resided until her death. The late Mrs. Bussineau was a consistent member of the Presbyterian church and was highly respected by all who knew her. The cause of death was cancer from which she had suffered for over a year. There are left to mourn the loss-of a faithful and devoted wife and mother, the husband, seven sons and one daughter all at home. The funeral took place from the family residence Sunday April 12th. for the Rock Lake Cemetery.

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M. Joseph Bussineau and family desire thru this paper to publicly thank the neighbours and friends for their kindness during the illness and at the time of death of their beloved wife and mother.


May 4, 1937 (Thursday)
Ophia - The Rock Lake Church was nearly filled Saturday afternoon for the funeral service of the late Joseph Bussineau, Dunns Valley. Among those from a distance who attended the funeral were his sons Angus and Joe who had been working near James Bay, John, Mac and Wilbur of Soo, Ont. and his daughter Mrs. David Cohen of the Soo. His son Harry of Detroit was ilI with the flu and could not attend, Mrs. John Bussineau, Mrs. Mac Bussineau, Mr. D. Cohen and his nephew Mr. Stanley Bussineau were among the mourners present. Rev. Mr. Capson used the 23rd. Psalm which contained so many promises for the believer. "Abide With Me", "Thy God To Thee" and "All the Way My Savior Leads Me" were sung. Beautiful floral tributes adorned the casket. The pallbears were Messre Donald Sinclair, Jess Mills, Wm. Mills, Martin Beaton, Angus McPhee and Hector McKenzie. His body rests in the Rock Lake Cemetery beside his wife who predeceased him 21 years ago. His son George lies somewhere in France.