Evening Times Globe, June 16, 1933, Page 2
Rabbi Found Dead
Fredericton, June 16- (Staff Special) – Samuel Aaronson, 55-year old rabbi of the Fredericton district was found dead this morning here. The expectation is that his body will be taken to Saint John for burial. Rabbi Aaronson was born in Russia and was well known by Jewish communities throughout the province. His wife and children survive.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.96.
Telegraph Journal, August 7, 1973
Boyaner – At the Saint John General Hospital convalescent wing on August 6, 1973, Louis Boyaner of 178 Horsler Drive; survived by two sons, several nieces and nephews.
Resting at the Calvin Funeral Home (Hillsley), 91 Leinster Street, where the funeral will be held Wednesday, with service at 2 p.m. Interment in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
Tuesday, August 7, 1973, page 18
Well-Known Businessman Mourned
A widely-known retired businessman, Louis Boyaner of 178 Horsler Drive, died Monday at the Convalescent Wing of the Saint John General Hospital after a period of failing health.
Born in Montreal, the son of the late Don and Kate (Poyas) Boyaner, Mr. Boyaner lived the greater part of his life in Saint John.
His father was a pioneer optometrist in the city and he was joined by his sons who later formed Boyaner Bros. Mr. Boyaner had been in the business for 50 years before his retirement.
He was a charter member of the Saint John Kiwanis Club, an honourary member of New Brunswick Lodge No. 22 F. and AM. and had received his 50 year medal. He was also a life member of the Knights of Pythias and a member of the Shaarei Zedek Congregation.
Mr. Boyaner was interested in world traval and sailed on the original Bluenose.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Dr. Frank Boyaner in 1945, Eli Boyaner in 1966 and Harry Boyaner in 1968.
Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Maurice Elman and Mrs. Norman Smith, both of Saint John; and several nieces and nephews.
The body is resting at the Calvin Funeral Home (Hillsley), 91 Leinster Street, where the funeral will be held Wednesday with service at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.397. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Nathan and Mary Meltzer - E2.
Evening Times Globe, September 3, 1936, Page 1
Mrs. Louis Brager dies in Hospital:
Underwent Operation on Tuesday; Formerly of England
Mrs. Annie Brager, wife of Louis A. Brager, Charlotte Street grocer, died early today at the General Hospital, following an operation there Tuesday morning.
Formerly, Mrs. Annie Gnessin of London, England, she had resided in Saint John for about 15 years since her marriage, and is survived by her husband, three sons, Joseph Edward, David and Michael, at home; her mother, one brother, Noah, and three sisters, Leah, Rose and Fannie, the last two being married, all of London England.
The funeral will be held from her residence, 183 Canterbury Street, today at 8 p.m., conducted by Rev. A. Beshkin and Rev. A. Babb. Interment will be made in the Jewish plot of Fernhill Cemetery.
Evening Times Globe
Friday, September 4, 1936
The funeral of Mrs. Annie Brager, wife of Louis A. Brager, Charlotte Street grocer, took place yesterday afternoon at 5 o’clock from her residence, 183 Canterbury Street, and was conducted by Rev. A. Beshkin. Interment was made in the Jewish plot in Fernhill Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.217.
SB Series 95, July 16, 1942, Page 156
In Business Here for Half Century
Charles G. Brager Dies in General Hospital after Brief Illness
The death of Charles Gerson Brager, 47 Leinster Street occurred at an early hour this morning in the Saint John General Hospital after an illness of only a few days. Mr. Brager had been in his usual good health until Monday and his death came suddenly and as great shock to his family and friends.
Mr. Brager was a son of the late Michael and Vera Brager of the city of Kovno, Lithuania and has been a highly respected citizen of Saint John where he carried on a successful business for over 50 years. He was one of the oldest members of the Hebrew Congregation and very active in all work pertaining to that body.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. L. R. Stibel and Ms. Shirley Brager of New York City; four sons, Louis A. and J. N. of the firm Brager Bros. Here; Halifax N.S. and Morton of Baltimore, Md.
The funeral will be held on Friday afternoon at Chamberlain’s Funeral Home, 145 King Street with service at 2:30 o’clock. The service will be conducted by Rev. M. Beshkin and Rev. A. Babb. Interment will be made in the Hebrew plot in Fernhill Cemetery.
Friday, July 17, 1942
Brager – At the Saint John General Hospital on July 16, 1942, after a brief illness, Charles Gerson Brager, son of the late Michael and Vera Brager, leaving to mourn two daughters, four sons, and several grandchildren.
Funeral from Chamberlain’s Funeral Home, 145 King Street, East, on Friday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. Interment at Fernhill Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.246. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Our Departed - D4.
Evening Times Globe, December 19, 1932
Mrs. Charles Brager
Many in Saint John mourn the passing of Fanny, wife of Charles Brager, in the General Hospital on Saturday. She is survived by four sons, Max, Louis and J.N. of Saint John, and Morton, Buffalo, N.Y., and three daughters, Rose, Sarah, and Kate, the latter two residing in New York.
The funeral was held at 2:30 p.m. yesterday from her late home, 24 Charles Street, and interment was made in the Jewish section of Fernhill Cemetery. Services were conducted by Rev. A. Babb.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.149. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Our Departed - D4.
Telegraph Journal, January 20, 1958
Brager – At Miami Florida on Jan. 17, 1958, Jacob N. Brager, formerly of Saint John, leaving his wife, two brothers, two sisters, several nieces and nephews.
Body arriving Monday. Funeral from the vestry of Shaarei Zedek Synagogue on Monday with service at 3 p.m. Interment in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.346. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Abraham E. Smith - C3 . Additional notes: furniture dealer
Saint John Globe, October 15, 1918
Joseph Brager died on Saturday at the residence of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Brager , 343 Union Street, after a brief illness. He leaves, also, two brothers and two sisters. The funeral was held Sunday and the interment was made in the Jewish cemetery.
Monday, October 14, 1918
'Joseph Brager dies of Spanish Grippe'
The death of Joseph Brager occurred on Saturday at the residence of his parents, 343 Union Street, after a brief illness. About a week ago he contracted a severe cold which developed into influenza and pneumonia. Besides his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Brager, he leaves two brothers and two sisters all at home to mourn their loss.
The funeral was held yesterday and interment was made in the Jewish Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM997.111.72.
SB93, March 6, 1939, Page 209
Miss Rosie Brager Is Widely Mourned
Many friends will regret to learn of the death of Miss Rosie R. Brager which occurred in this city Friday. She was the eldest daughter of Charles and the late Fannie Brager and came to this city from Russia with her parents at the age of 10.
She had resided in Saint John for the greater part of her life and will leave a great many associates to mourn her passing
Besides her father she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. E. R. Steibael and Mrs. Joseph Fishbein of New York City, and four brothers, Louis A., John N., and Max of this city and Morton of Baltimore, U.S.A.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.142.