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Alfred Charlton drowned in the Fraser River in 1907, leaving his wife, Mary Charlton (nee Berry) to look after their general store.
Alfred's cousin William Storey, born in England, came from the East to help Mary with the store when Alfred died. In 1917 the two were married. William took on management of the General Store and changed its name to the somewhat whimsical 'Storey Store', while Mary continued in the role of postmistress.
Mrs. Storey was an active member of the community. She was a member of St. George's Anglican Church, a charter member of the Maple Ridge Golf and Country Club, a former president of the Haney Women's Institute, of the P.T.A., Hammond Glee Club, Haney Tennis Club and member of the Haney Book Club.
William Storey was a member of the Maple Ridge Golf and Country Club for many years and served as secretary. He was an ardent fisherman and sportsman in his younger days, a great gardener and a member of St. George's Anglican Church.
Mr. and Mrs. Storey lived for many years in the large home on 8th Ave (now 224th) which is now the Garden Hill Funeral Home.
William passed away on December 29th, 1958, at the age of 77. Mary Storey (nee Berry) died in 1960.
In July 2001, a small park at the south end of 224th street was named Storey Green in her honour.
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