Mount Royal Crematorium, 1297 Chemin de la Forêt, Outremont, QC H2V 2P9, Canada
Joseph Fynney (1876 - 15 April 1912) was a RMS Titanic victim. It has been suggested that, with travel partner William Alfred Gaskell, he was one of the gay passengers aboard the Titanic.
Joseph Fynney was born in Great Sutton, Cheshire, England in 1876, the son of Richard Fynney (b. 1828), a cowkeeper and dairyman, and Frances Windsor (b. 1841).
Finney became a rubber merchant in Liverpool.
Fynney did not married and people reported that Fynney took great interest in helping the young men circling around him, and his neighbours complained about the late-night visits of these young men. He volunteered at the local church, St. James, Toxteth, helping young delinquents. A handsome bachelor, Fynney always brought a young man with him while vising his mother in Canada, where the woman had moved to be near her daughter.
Finney boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a second class passenger; travelling with him, on the same ticket, was William Alfred Gaskell. Also this time, the purpose of the travel was to visit Fynney's family in Montréal, Québec. They both died in the sinking. Fynney's body was recovered and his family buried him in Montreal, at the Mount Royal cemetery. He has also a memorial at his father's grave in Liverpool Cemetery, Anfield.
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