Rupert King Greenlaw, the son of Gilman King Greenlaw and Mary Etta Hartt (confirmation name was Joseph). He was born May 20, 1900, in St. Andrews, NB. He married Mary Helena (Minnie) Lawlor Oct. 6, 1924, at St. Joachim’s Catholic Church in West Saint John, NB. Rupert moved to Detroit, Michigan on April 23, 1926 (five months before his wife) where he worked for the Grand Trunk Western Railway. Rupert died Oct. 17, 1969, in Detroit, Michigan. Rupert Greenlaw, 69, of 26241 Southwestern, Michigan died October 17, 1969 as a result of injuries received when he lost control of his car while making a U-turn on Plymouth at Chatham. A Detroit police report indicates that he was attempting to make a U-turn about 7 p.m. Friday when his car ran into a parked auto then struck a building. Funeral services were held in St. John Bosco Church at 11 a.m. Monday and burial was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Mary and Rupert had one daughter Camilla (Greenlaw) White.
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