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Mrs. Bertha L. (Booth) Fairbairn

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The Seattle Times
Tuesday, June 10, 1941
Page 15, Column 5
Maiden name: Booth

Mrs. James E. Fairbairn

Requiem Mass for Mrs. Bertha L. Fairbairn, 77 years old, a native of Washington, who died Sunday night after a four month illness, will be said at 9:30 o’clock tomorrow in the Church of the Immaculate, 18th Avenue and Marion Street. Burial will be in Calvary. A rosary service will be said at 8 o’clock tonight in the church.

Mrs. Fairbairn was born at Port Discovery Bay, near Port Townsend, July 14, 1864. Her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Manville S. Booth, settled there the year before. She had lived in Seattle sixty years. Her home was at 537 17th Avenue. She was a member of St. Vincent’s Auxiliary, Catholic women’s charity organization

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. John S. Kelly and Miss Alice M. Fairbairn, Seattle; a sister, Mrs. Millard F. Thompson, La Jolla, California; two brothers, Laurence S. and Manville S. Booth, Seattle and three grandchildren. Mrs. Fairbairn was the widow of James Edward Fairbairn.

Funeral arrangements are being made at the Bonney-Watson Funeral Home.


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