The community of Alma was deeply saddened on Sunday afternoon, November 22nd when it was learned that death had claimed the life of Lettie Vincent, at the Provincial Sanatorium, Charlottetown, in her 51st year. Miss Vincent, who had been a patient in the Sanatorium for several years bore her sickness with patience and without complaints and always had a cheerful smile for those who called. For several years she was able to visit her home occasionally but for the past year she was unable to do so.
She leaves to mourn one brother Guy, at home. A private service was held at the home on Tuesday afternoon. November 24th, at 2 o'clock, thence to the Anglican church, Alma, of which she was a faithful member. The service was conducted by the pastor. Rev. Michael R. Ness. The hymns which were choices of the deceased were "What a Friend: and "Breathe on Me Breath of God". Pallbearers were Jack Clark, Lorne Crockett, Kenneth Crockett, Ross Getson, Robert McAssey and Weldon Rennie Interment was in the church cemetery.Attending the funeral from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Jess Vincent, Mr. and Mrs. Austin Vincent and Eugene Vincent, Moncton, N.B. Mr. and Mrs. Amos Gallant, Summerside, Mrs. Laura Clapp and Miss Marion Ryan and several others of her nurses from the Provincial Sanatorium, Charlottetown.
cf. December 23, 1959 Journal Pioneer