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Addie Pinkham Currie (1873-1926)



Highlights of History from The Whitehorse Star

The Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery



The Whitehorse Star - Friday, June 4, 1926


Mrs. Daniel A. Currie of Dawson, Passes Away in Hospital at Whitehorse, 1926.

    Arriving from Dawson last week on her way outside for medical treatment Mrs. Daniel A. Currie was taken from the boat to the Whitehorse General Hospital. Her condition became so much worse on the way up from Dawson that Mr. Currie felt a break must be made in the journey. Mrs. Currie gradually became weaker and shortly after 9 p.m. on Monday, May 31st, she passed away.

    The funeral was held from the United Church here on Wednesday afternoon, interment being made in the cemetery here. Rev. R. E. Cribb conducted the services at the church and graveside. Many sympathetic friends were in attendance.

    The pallbearers were Captain P. Martin, C. H. Johnston, H. G. Macpherson, Dennis O'Connor, R. Lowe and Frank Wilson.

    Upon the cofttin were floral offerings from the Rebecca Lodge at Dawson, Commissioner Perey Reid and family, Yukon Chapter Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Coulter, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Macpherson and Dr. and Mrs. N. E. Culbertson.

    The late Mrs. Currie was the first president of the Yukon Order of Pioneers at Dawson. She was a Past Noble Grand of the Rebeccas, and a member of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.

    Although away from the town where so many years of their life had been spent, Mr. Curry found himself among sympathetic friends. He wishes to express his appreciation for the many kindnesses shown and expressions of sympathy extended, and particularly the kindly attention and eare given Mrs. Currie at the hospital by Miss M. A. Milne and Miss M. McGregor.

    Before returning to Dawson Mr. Currie will spend a short time outside.