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The funeral ser­vice for Her­bert Oakes, of Northam, beloved hus­band of Pauline (Rodd), was held on Mon­day, Septem­ber 25, 2017 from Fer­gu­son Tyne Val­ley Funeral Chapel to St. James Angli­can Church at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ann Bush of­fi­ci­at­ing. The scrip­ture read­ings were from Rev­e­la­tions 21, of­fered by Paul Dil­lon and Matthew 5. Psalm 23 was of­fered by, Keith Mil­li­gan, who also shared words of re­mem­brance. Or­gan­ist, San­dra Wil­liams, led the church choir in singing “Nearer My God To Thee” and “Amaz­ing Grace”. Soloist, Mar­i­lyn McQuaid sang “Silent Night, Holy Night”. Ev­ery­one in at­ten­dance was con­sid­ered an hon­orary pall­bearer. The pall­bear­ers were Paul Dil­lon, Ja­son Payn­ter, Neil Ma­cLean, Bryan May­nard, Larry Rodd and Kyle May­nard. The flower bear­ers were Lorna Dil­lon, Paula Wedge and Heather Hamil­ton Irv­ing. In­ter­ment fol­lowed in St. James Angli­can ceme­tery.

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