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 - V. O'Brien, 84, Dies In Hospital Vincent day...
V. O'Brien, 84, Dies In Hospital Vincent day O'Brien, 103 Middle Gate, Winnipeg, died Sunday In Misericordia hospital in his S3th year, after a short illness. He as a prominent early settler in Por tage la Prairie, and was superintendent ot the Old Folks - home there 17 years. Mr. O'Brien was born at Cooks - ville, N.B., and came west to Winnipeg two years following his niKX - riage in 1882, at Moncton. He worked for the Winnipeg lire department two (years, then moved to Portage la Prairie, w here he ri - sided 52 years. He was the first repKiciit.itive outside Winnipeg ot the Bell Telephone Company and when the Manitoba Telephone system took over the Bell system, Mr. O'Brier remained as local manager. He left Portage la Prairie 13 years ao. He Is survived by his widow, Mrs. Eva Charlotte O'Brien; a daughter, Mrs. C. M. Wiggins, Winnipeg, and a son. Ernest O'Brien, Vancouver. The funeral service will be held from the Masonic temple. Portage la Prairie, Tuesday, at 2.30 p.m., with burial in the family plot in Portage la Prairie cemetery. The Thomson funeral chapel Is charge of arrangements. in

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  1. The Winnipeg Tribune,
  2. 05 May 1941, Mon,
  3. Page 10

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