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A Tribute To Joan Marie Finlay(nee Whiffin), My Mother

My mother was born on September 4, 1935, to Elizabeth Slaney and Andrew Whiffin as one of a twin, into a family which would grow to include seven children. Her siblings were Carmel, Kathleen, Elizabeth, Patrick, Andrew and Joseph(the youngest). Andy, my … Continue reading

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A Moment In Time: The Nemecs and Aunt Mary Visited Finlay’s U-Pick

    I found this photo of Aunt Mary Myrick, my father and his cousin Mary Nemec, when they visited Dad in Pasadena.Mary’s husband, Tom, was the chauffeur and photographer, and he often spoke to me about the visit they made … Continue reading

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Uncle Gerald’s Sense of Humour or The Gerald S. Doyle Bulletin

      One time Albert and Gerald had a contract with Bowaters to shoot wood down into the water, and it was a difficult job. It couldn’t be done in the winter time because of the ice. So it … Continue reading

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Seeking His Fortune- Written by Mary Molloy(nee O’Neill)

It was the year of 1944. At the time Albert Finlay was about 15 years old, nearly two years older than me. He was a very hardworking young man and like all young men would like to have his own money. … Continue reading

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