Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Saturday, March 11, 2006 at 11:09:54 :
Thursday, Dec. 10, 1964
C. McIntosh, Long-Time Novatan Dies
A long time Novato resident and volunteer fireman, Charles H. (Curly) McIntosh, 91, of 1195 Simmons Lane, Novato, died yesterday in a local hospital after a long illness.
He was born Dec. 25, 1872, in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada. He came to this country in 1920 and settled at the end of Simmons Lane, Novato. Part of his property became the Marin County Corporation Yard. He worked as foreman of the road crew for Marin County for many years, retiring when he was 70 years old. He also operated a discing and plowing service in Novato for many years.
He was one of the original volunteer firemen of Novato, but had been on the inactive list for many years.
He was a member of the Shrine while living in Alaska prior to coming to Novato and was master of Masonic Lodge No. 46 in Whitehorse, Alaska.
He is survived by his wife, Amanda, of the home; a sister, Mrs. Anthony Elston of Haliburton and three brothers in Australia.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Redwood Chapel Funeral Home, Novato. Interment will be in Marin Memorial Gardens in Novato.
Memorial contributions to the Hamilton Masonic Lodge Building Fund are preferred by the family.
CADI: Charles' mother's maiden name, Weeks.
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