Paul Mondoux—-HI am looking for information about the former Miss Almonte Pageants.. When were the held? Anyone remember Theresa Galvin winning it?
My Mom, Theresa Galvin, would have won the Miss Almonte pageant sometime between 1946 and 1955 (not sure of date)
I am still looking for info…thanks everyone
Theresa GALVINFather: GalvinDeath on: 2007-08-11Release: 2007-08-13Spouse: Gaétan MondouxAppeared In: Urgel Bourgie Funeral Homes, Montreal, QC
Mondoux Galvin Theresa In Montreal, passed away on August 11, 2007, at the age of 77, Mrs. Theresa Galvin Mondoux, beloved wife of Gaétan Mondoux. She leaves to mourn relatives and friends. The funeral will be in Almonte, Ontario. The family will welcome relatives and friends at 816 avenue Sainte-Croix, Saint-Laurent Visiting hours Wednesday August 15, 2007 9:00 am to 11:00 am MONDOUX, Theresa In hospital at Montreal on Saturday, August 11, 2007. Theresa Galvin of Ville St. Laurent and formerly of Almonte, age 77 years. Beloved wife of Gaetan Mondoux and loving mother of Paul (Mel Savage), Linda (Ralph Ferrari) and Robert (Carmel Kilkenny). Dear sister of Mrs. Margaret O’Connell, Mrs. Maureen Bartholomew, Jim Galvin (Claire) and Mike Galvin (Carlie). Predeceased by her sisters Mrs. Betty Stang and Mrs. Celia Grace. Friends may call at the CR GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL 127 Church Street, Almonte for visiting on Wednesday from 6 to 8 pm and where Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday at 11 am, Rev. Bro. Pierre Champoux officiating. Interment Holy Name of Mary Cemetery, Almonte.
ANNUAL PEANUT DAY ALMONTE August 1953-Almonte Gazette-Is your name here?
Miss Karen Paupst, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Paupst, received the Queen’s crown as Miss Almonte from the hands of Mayor Geo. M. Dunfield on Saturday afternoon at the Almonte Community Centre. Karen was the winner in the annual Planters Peanut contest sponsored by the Almonte Lions Club.
Her sales amounted to $166, and she also received a cash prize and the coveted privilege of taking the Queen’s place attired in fine regalia in the Planters float as it led the parade through the town.
Other winners were Audrey Southwell and Miss Iris Guthrie (tied) and Marion Bolger. The winners of the best decorated bicycles and tricycles were: Girls, 1, Cairine Campbell; 2, Donna Boal; 3, Shirley Boal. Boys, 1, Artie Wilson; 2, Tommy Morrow; 3, Tommy Miller. Lion Harry McMullan,was chairman of the parade committee.
related reading–Here She Comes Miss Almonte — Karen Hirst and other Notes