Cardboard folder covered in blue denim with one vertical and two horizontal stripes on the front; red and cardboard triangle patch is located in the corner, where the horiztonal and vertical stripes meet. The inside is covered with brown felt, with a pocket on the right side. Narrative: Made in Camp B; the fabric came from a uniform.
Saint John Globe, October 18, 1926, Page 10
The funeral of Mrs. Frank Garson was held this afternoon from Paradise Row with service by Rabbi Mendleblatt. Interment was in the Jewish Cemetery, Fernhill.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.65. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Our Departed - D4.
Evening Times Globe, July 24, 1979, Page 17
After a period of failing health, on July 24, 1979, at his residence, Hyman M. Garson, husband of the late Anna (Koven) Garson; survived by four daughters, one brother, one sister, 13 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren.
Resting at the Castle Funeral Home ( Hillsley), 91 Leinster Street, from where the funeral will be held on Wednesday with service at 2:30 p.m. Interment in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations to the N.B. Heart Fund would be appreciated by the family. Shiva at the late residence.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.409. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Nathan and Mary Meltzer - E5.
Telegraph Journal, July 7, 1925, Page 5
Mrs. B. Garson
The funeral of Mrs. B. Garson who died yesterday was held from her late residence, 14 Summer Street at 3:30 this afternoon with Rabbi Mendleblatt officiating at the service at the house and at the grave. Interment took place in the Hebrew section at Fernhill. Many attended the funeral and the floral tributes were numerous and beautiful.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.67. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Our Departed - D4.
Evening Times Globe, July 5, 1952, Page 5
Ernest Gilbert, long associated with Duval’s Ltd., 15-17 Waterloo Street died at an early hour in the General Hospital on Saturday morning and his death will be learned with deep regret by a host of friends and business acquaintances. Mr. Gilbert had been in failing health for some time. He was 61 years of age.
Mr. Gilbert was born in Montreal and was a son of the late Rachel and Harris (Aaronson) Gilbert. [He was a resident] of Saint John for about 50 years. He resided at 80 Princess Street and was an active member of the congregation Shaarei Zedek.
A veteran of the first World War, Mr. Gilbert served overseas with the Royal Flying Corps. Upon his return he joined the staff of Duval’s and continued in his employ until his death. He was a member of the Saint John Branch No. 14, of the Canadian Legion.
Surviving are his wife, the former Miss Elizabeth McGinnis of Fredericton; two sisters, Mrs. J. P. Paikowsky and Miss Annie Gilbert of Saint John, as well as several nieces and nephews.
The funeral was held yesterday at noon from the residence. The service was conducted by Rev. P. H. Green and Rev. E. Slotki. Relatives and friends were pallbearers. Interment was in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. Among the profusion the floral tributes were from the Brantford Roofing (Maritimes) Ltd; Martin Senour Co. Ltd; Management and staff of Duval’s and officers and members of Canadian Legion.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.319. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Our Departed - D4. Additional notes: merchant