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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
October 1998

Cape Breton Post


JACKSON, Dorothy L., 77
North Sydney
Dorothy Louise Jackson, 77
, a resident of Seaview Drive, North Sydney, died Monday Oct. 19, 1998, at the Northside General Hospital. Born in Carbonear, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Allan and Louise (Garland) Cameron. She was an Arts graduate of Memorial College, Nfld. and Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S. She also attended the University of Maine, where she worked on her masters degree. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, a former youth leader, a member of WMS and a life member of the UBWMU. She was a student of the piano and pipe organ, and served for several years as organist and choir leader of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Milford Jackson; two sons, David (Muriel), Toronto, Dr. Peter (Shirley), Kentville N.S.; one daughter, Linda, Nictaux N.S.; one sister, Mary Hopkins, St. John's, Nfld.; one brother, Marston (Betty), St. John's, Nfld.; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Ada Smith, in August, 1998. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday at the Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. John Hannem officiating. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, North Sydney. * 1

MURRAY, Calvin Joshua (Josh), 55
Jefferson Pines
Calvin Joshua (Josh) Murray, 55
, of Jefferson Pines, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 1998, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Victoria Village, Nfld., he was a son of Mrs. Doris (Antle) Murray and the late Obediah Murray. He retired after 34 years in the Royal Canadian Air Force, Radar-Air and was a member of Markland Masonic Lodge No. 99 Kingston, N.S. He enjoyed his many hobbies.

Surviving are his wife, the former Viola Munroe; son, Guy and his wife, Barb; granddaughter, Josie and grandson, Calvin, Fall River, N.S.; daughter, Lynn and husband, Clayton Osborne; grandson, Rhys, Kingston, N.S.; sisters, Mabel, Glace Bay, Mona (Mrs. Art Mercer), Oromocto, N.B.; brothers, John and wife, Agnes, Guy and wife Marie, all of Glace Bay. He was predeceased by his father, Obediah and sister, Gareley. A family graveside service will be held in Greenwood Cemetery, Highland Street, Glace Bay at a later date. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. * 1

PERO, Clarence William, 77 St. John's Nfld.
Clarence (Caddy) Pero
, 77, formerly of Florence, died Friday, Oct. 30, 1998, in St. John's, Nfld. He was the son of Elizabeth and the late Pius Pero. He was employed with CN until his retirement. He is survived by his wife, Anne; a daughter, Anne Marie Riley, Point Aconi; sons, Melvin and Sandy, Florence, Wayne, Georges River, David, Elora, Ont., Dacy, Burlington, Ont., and Ronald, St. Catharines, Ont.; brothers, Langelle, Florence, Butch, Alder Point; sisters, Mary Cousins, Sydney Mines, Zola MacIntosh, Weaton, Ont., Audrey MacLeod, Big Bras d'Or, Sheila Lyle, Florence, 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Edna Simms and Colleen Chapman. A memorial mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Stephens Church, Florence. Burial will take place in St. John's, Nfld.

RAHEY, Margaret Ann, 85
North Sydney
Margaret Ann Rahey, 85
, of 101 Pleasant Street, North Sydney, died Saturday, October 17, 1998 at the Northside General Hospital. Born in St. John's, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late James and Isabel (Bentley) Madden. She was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, North Sydney, and a member of the Parish Senior Choir and Catholic Women's League. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph, daughters Marlene (John) Bailey, North Sydney, Patricia (Ford) Green, Baddeck, a son Robert, at home, grandchildren Donald, Patrick, and Joshua Green, Stephanie and Julian Rahey, and Meghan, John David and James Bailey. She was predeceased by a son, Donald, and sisters Mary, Catherine, Isabel and Jean. There will be no visitation. A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, with Rev Tom MacNeil officiating. Donations may be made to the Northside Adult Service Centre, the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice. Arrangements are under the direction of G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. * 1

SQUIRE, Sarah Louise, 84
Sarah Louise Squire, 84
, of Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998. Born in East Port Bonavista Bay, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Francis (Hapgood) Squire. She came to Cape Breton more than 20 years ago and was employed as a caregiver.

She is survived by a twin, Millie Crisby, sister, Muriel Crisby, East Port, sister, Gertrude Russell, Toronto; a brother, James Squire, Corner Brook, Nfld. and many friends and relatives. There will be no visitation; cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements under the direction of W.A. Chant Funeral Home. * 1

WARR, Norman J., 84
North Sydney
Norman Joseph Warr
, 84, a resident of 7 Stanley St., North Sydney, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998, in the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Twillingate, Nfld. he was the son of the late Marshall and Louise (Dolly) (Ludlow) Warr. He worked as a carpenter throughout his lifetime until retirement. He was a member of the Sydney Pentecostal Church and he will be sadly missed by family and friends. He was survived by his wife, Jessie (Hawkins) Warr; three sons, Pastor Sterling Warr (Verna), Point Leamington, Nfld., Norman (Linda), Toronto and Ronald (Nenita), Toronto; six daughters, Eileen (Mrs. Scott Jewer), Grand Falls, Nfld., Adollis (Mrs. Walter MacDougall), Lower Sackville, N.S., Barbara (Mrs. Lloyd Meunier), Dartmouth, N.S., Karen (Mrs. Rod Wilkins) Oshawa Ont., Joan (Mrs. Brian Snow) Sydney, N.S., and Fay, Toronto; two stepsons, David Hawkins (Sonya) Amherst, N.S., Paul Hawkins (Cindy), North Sydney; two brothers, Gordon, Nfld., and Reginald, Ontario, 21 grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Bertha (Saunders) Warr, son, Austin, daughter, Yvonne (Mrs. Quinton Jones), brother, George and two sisters, Minnie and Hilda. Visitation today 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home , 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral services Friday 2 p.m. at the Sydney Pentecostal Church with Pastor Terry Carew officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.



Page Contributed by Jeri Keough

* 1Obituaries contributed by Dianne MacIntyre

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)

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