(From Our Own Correspondent.)
PINCHER CREEK, Feb. 11—The funeral took place on Wednesday morning, Feb. 11, at 9 o'clock at St. Michael's church, of Peter Slevin, 16 years, who lost his life on Sunday afternoon, February 8, when he fell through thin ice, when skating on the Steve Lynch Lake, south of town. Rev. Father Tessler, O.M.I, officiated at the service when the Requiem Mass was sung. He spoke of the beautiful character of the youth who had served his Master, honored his parents, followed the precepts of his church, was esteemed by all, and who was ready when the unexpected summons came. H. Drew sang "Nearer My God To Thee" and the Misses Yvonne Quilette and Adrienne Pelletier sang a duet. The sacred edifice was packed to the doors with sympathizing friends.
The flower girls were: M. Pifer, A. Cotte, K. Frey, B. Collins and M, Kiniry. The youthful pallbearers were: A. Fortin, F. Tompkins, J. Cyr, John Heslop, F. Sharp, and Pat Kelly. The body was laid to rest In St. Michael cemetery.
The many floral tributes testified to the love the community held for the deceased, and expressed deep sympathy for the bereaved family. Peter was the third son of Mr. and Mrs. John Slevin, and leaves also to mourn his loss, his brothers: Richard, John and Lawrence, and a sister, Mary, and his twin sister Kathleen.
Lethbridge (Alberta) Herald, February 14, 1931.