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.