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James Oswald Latham


Able Seaman, RCNVR


Died: 12 Jul 2005, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia


LATHAM, James Oswald (Flim) - 84, Sydney a resident of Taigh Na Mara, Glace Bay, formerly of Leonard Street, Sydney, passed away at Taigh Na Mara on Tuesday, July 12, 2005. Born in Louisbourg, he was the son of the late Ernest and Mary Agnes (Kelly) Latham. Jim was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Navy on the HMCS Uganda and Woodstock and retired as maintenance supervisor from the courthouse, Sydney. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12 and the Cape Breton Veterans' Association. Surviving are his wife, Lois Anne (Harris); daughters, Kelly (Bill) Goode, Quispamsis, N.B., and Dorothy (Nipper) Libbus, Coxheath; sons, Ross (Ruth), Belleville, Ont., Tony (Jocelyn Guindon), Montreal, Que., and Terry (Brenda Tabor), Sydney; brothers, George and Merle, Howie Centre; grandchildren, Nicole, Amanda, Jami, Katie, A.J. and Justin and step grandchildren, Kenneth, Heather, Lynn, Craig, Kelly, Jo, Ian, Luke and Dylan. Jim was predeceased by brothers, Ernest and Terrance and a brother and sister in infancy. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Saturday, 11 a.m. with Rev. Albert Maroun officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of choice.


Ships served in:


HMCS WOODSTOCK - Served in Woodstock in 1944 as an AB



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