Born at North View, NB; apparently deafened at age 2 from a fall. New Brunswick School for the Deaf 1916-1918, then graduated the Halifax School for the Deaf in 1925. Widowed after a brief marriage and never remarried. Worked at various jobs, the longest and last as a sorter for a chocolate-candy manufacturer. Active in Christian ministry and outreach efforts among the deaf. First Canadian deaf woman to receive an honorary doctorate, when the Atlantic School of Theology granted a Doctor of Divinity degree in 1982.
Deaf Women of Canada, p.59-60; Deaf Heritage in Canada, p.472.
21 September 1910-2001