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Memorable Manitobans: Beatrice Idell Neville Brady (1916-2014)

Educator.

Born at Winnipeg on 22 March 1916, daughter of Rev. Thomas Neville and Kezia Jane Shelvey (1868-1956), she graduated from Wesley College in 1936 and later trained as a speech pathologist at Kent State University. Returning to Manitoba, she worked as a teacher and Principal, serving as the first speech pathologist for the Winnipeg School Division. On 2 July 1959, she married teacher Albert David Brady (1927-2015) at Winnipeg. They had no children. She died at Winnipeg on 24 August 2014.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Mrs. K. J. Neville, wife of minister,” Winnipeg Tribune, 14 December 1956, page 32.

“Party round fetes bride,” Winnipeg Free Press, 4 July 1959, page 12.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 August 2014, page B15.

Obituary [Albert David Brady], Winnipeg Free Press, 10 October 2015.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 October 2019

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