(Ottawa Journal) - Archibald Dunlop Turner, former trainman with the CPR, died Tuesday, November 23rd, at his residence, 447 Booth Street, after a lengthy illness. He was in his 74th year.
Mr. Turner, son of the late Hugh Turner and his wife, the late Maria MacDonald, was born and educated in East Templeton, Que. He came to Ottawa 50 years ago.
Mr. Turner was employed with the CPR for 30 years and retired from the service in 1941. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, Jubilee Lodge 129. He attended Bell Street United Church.
Surviving besides his wife, the former Ida Scharfe, whom he married in Ottawa in 1901, are a son, Vernard, of Ottawa; a daughter, Mrs. George (Eva) Doucett, of Grimsby, Ont; three brothers, Malcolm and C.C. Turner, both of Westboro, and D.B. Turner, of Ottawa; one sister, Mrs. William Langford, of Ottawa; also 2 grandchildren, Richard Doucett of Grimsby and Barbara Turner, of Ottawa.
The funeral was held Friday in the chapel of the Fred N. Garrett Funeral Home at 2 o'clock. Rev. A.O. Lloyd conducted the service. Interment was in East Templeton United Church cemetery.