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Henry Newcombe Birch

The death occurred at the Palliative Care Unit of Community Hospital, O’Leary on Friday, February 8, 2019 of Henry Newcombe Birch of Northam aged 95, husband of the late Laura (Dyment) Birch. Henry was born in Birch Hill on August 21, 1923, Son of
The death occurred at the Palliative Care Unit of Community Hospital, O’Leary on Friday, February 8, 2019 of Henry Newcombe Birch of Northam aged 95, husband of the late Laura (Dyment) Birch. Henry was born in Birch Hill on August 21, 1923, Son of the late Percy & Enid (Newcombe) Birch. Cherished father to Anna (Late Ross) Millar, Medicine Hat, AB; Edith (Ralph) Carruthers, Schurmans Point, North Bedeque and Kevin (Hazel) Birch, Birch Hill. Loving grandfather to Rob (Kathy Hubley), Halifax; Devan (Stephanie West), Halifax; Lindsay, Birch Hill; Corbin (Rebecca), Summerside and Kirsten, Birch Hill. Great grandfather to William and MacLauchlan Carruthers. Dear brother to Edith (late Leith) MacLean, BC; Dorothy (late Roland) MacLean, Charlottetown; Mary (Hazen) Ramsay, Summerside; Ernest (Bernice) Birch, Summerside. Henry is also survived by sisters in law Joyce (late Kelvin) MacLennan, Port Hill and Edith (late Edmund) Crawford, Halifax. Henry was predeceased by his parents, wife Laura (1984), daughter Catherine in infancy and brother Edmund. Resting at Ferguson Tyne Valley Funeral Chapel, with visiting hours Monday from 4-7 pm Funeral service on Tuesday at 12 pm at the St. James Anglican Church. Interment in the spring in the St. James Anglican Church Cemetery. Brethern of Alexander Lodge # 5 Port Hill will hold a Masonic service for their late brother Monday at 7:00pm In memory of Henry, memorials to St. James Anglican Church or cemetery or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. www.fergusonsfh.com

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