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


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.


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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