- November 1, 1979 Hilda Gertrude Salter
Hilda Gertrude Salter, 126 Sussex Street, Carleton Place, died November 1, 1979 in Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital, age 72, after an illness of two days. Born April 14, 1907, at Prospect, Ontario in Beckwith Township. Mrs. Salter was the daughter of the late James Henry Saunders and his wife, Sarah Ann Saunders. She was educated at Prospect School, S. S. # 4, Beckwith Township. Mrs. Salter and the late Garland Salter were married June 12, 1929 at Prospect, Ontario. They farmed on the Salter farm in the fourth concession of Beckwith. Mrs Salter as a member of the former Women's Auxiliary of St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Prospect. After Mrs. Salter moved to Carleton Place, she attended St James? Anglican Church. Hilda was a member of the Beckwith Women?s Institute, the Carleton Place Senior Citizens? Club, and the Jock River Senior Citizen?s Club, Ashton. She always enjoyed having her family and friends around her. Mrs. Salter is survived by one daughter, Mildred Lois (Mrs Donald Hamilton), Ottawa and one son, Lorne Garland Salter, Kitchener, Ontario. She is also survived by her sister, Vera (Mrs. Ernie Salmon), Smiths Falls and two brothers, Milton Saunders, Admiral, Saskatchewan and Wilber Saunders, Manotick. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Paul and Christopher Hamilton and Cynthia and Blair Salter. Mrs. Salter was predeceased by brothers, Harold and Clifford Saunders and sisters, Hazel (Mrs. James Woods) and Edna (Mrs. John Griffith). The funeral took place from the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home to St. James? Anglican Church, Carleton Place, for service at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 1979 with Rev. Alan Gallichan officiating, assisted by Archdeacon John Salter. Interment took place in St. Augustine?s Anglican Cemetery, Prospect, Ontario. Pallbearers were Carl Saunders, Milton Saunders, Gordon Saunders, Glenn Saunders, Ronald Salmon, and David Lowry.