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


Born in Manitoba on 22 March 1916, daughter of Rev. Thomas Neville and Kezia Shelvey, 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 Albert Brady at Winnipeg. They had no children. She died at Winnipeg on 24 August 2014.


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

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

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 August 2014

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