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Headstones & Monuments in the Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery, Yukon

Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery Index

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Patrick McCanney, Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
R. 211788, L.A.C. (Leading Aircraftsman)

Died 31st May, 1945

Sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul. R.I.P.

See 2 newspaper articles about his drowning in the Yukon River here. The son of Michael and Mary McCanney of Montreal, Patrick was 22 years old.

Corporal Robert McCleery, Royal North-West Mounted Police (RNWMP)
Regimental No. 5563

Born 1893
Died 1954

Suzan McCleery

Born 1902
Died 1982

In loving memory of

Isabella MacPherson

Born in Scotland June 7, 1875
Died at Whitehorse April 9, 1956

In memory ever dear

In loving memory of

John McPherson

Born in Scotland Jan. 19, 1861
Died at White Horse Feb. 10, 1944

Our loved one

May Mack

January 31, 1869 - July 31, 1953

William Maher

Born Harbor Grace, Nfl'd., 1862
Died White Horse. Y.T., May 1934

Constable Lenard Elof Nordstrom, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Regimental No. 15104

June 15, 1927 - June 24, 1950

In our hearts your memory lingers

Cst. Nordstrom drowned at Ear Lake, 3 miles south of Whitehorse, while attempting to bring a raft of firewood to a group having a picnic on the beach. Two other constables were rescued.

William Patrick Perkins

A native of Brandford Sydney, N.S. Wales, Australia.
Died at White Horse April 15th 1902.
Aged 30 years.

Willard Leroy Phelps, K.C

Born in Merriton, 1867
Died in Whitehorse, 1951

Willard Leroy Phelps, K.C (see headstone listed above)

Hanna Livingstone Phelps
1881 - 1967

Dorothy (Phelps) Scott
March 12, 1910 - Nov. 3, 1978

John Henderson Scott

Born Vienna, Illinois, 1866
Died 1928

Isaac Taylor
1865 - June 12, 1959

Sarah D. Taylor
1881 - 1949

For such is the Kingdom of Heaven

Isaac Taylor, with partner Bill Drury, owned the large Taylor and Drury Ltd. merchandising company.

John Turner
1844 - 1905

Bertha Turner
1878 - 1904

To memory ever dear

A. K. Viaux

1867 - 1957

Gone but not forgotten

Mrs. A. K. Viaux, who had owned the White Pass Hotel since 1923, died on February 14, 1957, at the age of 89.

Lionel A. Vines

Died January 31, 1941, aged 34 years.

Till we meet again

Lionel Vines moved from Alberta to Carcross, Yukon, in December of 1936 to fly for George Simmons' Northern Airways. The following year, he switched to the air division of the British Yukon Navigation Co. His plane crashed near Dawson City on January 31, 1941.