Laurie & Ruth
Lonnie, Sam , Shirley, Cal , Gerry, Don
Laurie & Ruth Milne brought 10 children into this world.
“Cal” Calvin Earle Milne (1923-2007) -- began working in Milne's Body and Paint Shop in 1948, and ran the shop for many years.
“Ina” Lillian (Milne) Palmer -- stepped up to run Milne's Garage while her father served in World War II as a transport officer servicing vehicles along the coastline. The Milne family's own Amelia Earhart, learning to fly is just one example of what this extremely capable woman has accomplished.
“Lonnie” Lawrence Roy Milne (1926-1978) - His name was synonymous with Milne Towing and Wrecking. Lonnie was also the mastermind and developer of the Milne Subdivision in New Minas.
“Sam” Stanley Alvin Milne -- had a wide range of experience with Milne's Garage which included managing the Milne's Garage Annapolis Royal Branch, Sales Manager of Milne’s Garage Ltd and evolving to General Manager and Dealer Principle and running Milne’s Insurance. In 1993 Sam Milne won the Time Magazine Quality Dealer Award which commemorates business success and community contributions.
“Gerry” Gerald William Milne -- had a long and successful career in Sales, selling for Milne's Garage with an interim period with Lorne Fraser Ltd. Gerry came out of retirement to become Milne Court's second Ambassador of First Impressions -- a job he takes very seriously -- hence the tie and the running shoes!
Ronald Milne (1933-1933) passed away at 4 months of age.
“Donnie” Donald Ralph Milne -- owned and operated Don Milne Ltd in Annapolis Royal and sold vehicles for Lorne Fraser Ltd and Milne's Garage.
“Carol Ann” Gladys (Milne) Anthony -- had a career outside of Milne's Garage but her son Chris, like many of his cousins, worked for Milne's Garage Ltd.
“Shirley” Marie (Milne) Fraser (1929-1998)
(mom of Milne
Court's, Scott Fraser) honed her meticulous accounting practices in the accounting department of Milne Garage Ltd before transferring to Milne's Garage - Kingston Branch and becoming co-owner of Lorne Fraser Ltd, Kingston.
"Dottie" Dorothy Joan (Milne) Barron -- Dottie's husband Ken Barron ran the Firestone Tire division of Milne's Garage.
(upper left) Ruth Milne; Lonnie Milne;
Sam&Ruby Milne; Cal&Dottie Milne; Gerry Milne; Don&Jean Milne
Ken&Dottie(Milne)Barron; Anne (Mrs. Lonnie) Milne; Laurie (Grampy) Milne; Carol Anne (Milne) Anthony
Lorne&Shirley (Milne) Fraser; Ina (Milne) & Norm Palmer