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Newfoundland Obits
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
May 1999

Cape Breton Post

 

 

Alice Moore
86, North Sydney
Alice Moore
, 86, a resident of 19 Young Ave., North Sydney, died Saturday, May 1, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital in North Sydney. Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld. she was the daughter of the late William and Alice (Parsons) Burton. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. Surviving is her husband of 64 years, Wentford Moore; daughter, Shirley, son-in-law, Bob Scott, Sydney; two beloved grandchildren, Sheri of East Chezzetcook, N.S. and Robert of Montreal. Alice was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by 4 sisters, Beatrice, Sue, Alma and Mary Ann; one brother, Bob. Visitation was yesterday from 7-9 p.m. and will be today (Monday) at 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service is 11 a.m. on Tuesday in St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Jack Wainwright officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Victorian Order of Nurses or to a charity of one's choice.

Andrew (Buff) Clevett
84, Glace Bay
Andrew (Buff) Clevett
, 84, of 33 Berkley St., Glace Bay, died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at the home of his daughter, Andrea and Calum MacQuarrie, with whom he resided, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., he was the son of the late William and Harriet (Burte) Clevett. He was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church. He moved to Glace Bay with his family 46 years ago. He fished for 30 years and later worked as a carpenter until his retirement. He was the beloved father of two daughters, Marilyn (Mrs. Rannie Whalen), Glace Bay and Andrea (Mrs. Calum MacQuarrie), Glace Bay; grandchildren, Dawn (Mrs. Robert Cochrane), Rannie, Janice Whalen, Kelly, Ian MacQuarrie; five great-grandchildren, Robyn and Erin Cochrane, Nathan, Samatha and Bailey Strong; brothers, Gordon, North Sydney, Charles (Marie), Ralph (Ethel); sisters, Mabel (Mrs. Ken LeMoine), Shirley (Mrs. Henry Hardy), all of Newfoundland. Predeceased by his wife, Ella (Moore), son, Stuart, granddaughter, Kimberley Whalen, sister, Grace (Mrs. Felix Hatcher). Visitation will be held Friday, May 7, 1999 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held Saturday, May 8, at 3 p.m. in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay with the Rev. Fev Arnold officiating. Burial in St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Glace Bay. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton or St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery Fund

Ralph Pardy
84, Coley's Point, Nfld.
Ralph Pardy
, 84, of Coley's Point, Nfld., died at the Carbonear General Hospital in Carbonear, Nfld., Sunday, April 11, 1999. He was born in Harbour Mille, Nfld., and resided for many years in North Sydney. He is survived by his wife, Eliza (Jenny); one stepdaughter, Maxine (John) Dawe, Coley's Point; two stepsons, Harold (Paula) Evely, Carbonear and George (Brenda) Evely, Ottawa; three step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild; three brothers, Angus (Myra), St. John's, Nfld., Arthur (Annie), Halifax and Ambrose (Myrtle), Corner Brook; sister-in-law, Lillian Vincent, Saint John, N.B.; a number of nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by three brothers, Clarence, Walter and Joseph. The remains rested at Noel's Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. The funeral was held from Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Donations to his memory may be made to the TCP Health Foundation

Dorothy Emma Stuckless
(See last line for connection to Newfoundland)
93, Sydney
Word has been received of the death of Dorothy Emma Stuckless, 93, in Vancouver on Wednesday, April 7, 1999. Dorothy lived in Sydney with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Purchase, and attended Whitney School, Sydney Academy and the Empire Business College. She was a member of Trinity United Church and the John MacIntosh Unit of the UCW. She worked in Sydney for several years and also in New York and Toronto before making her home in Vancouver. Until recent years she was a frequent visitor to Sydney. Burial of ashes will take place at a later date in Roberts Arm, Bay Roberts, Nfld.

Leonard Penney
Sydney
Leonard Penney
, of 52 St. Thomas Ave., Mira Road, passed away Thursday, May 20, 1999, at the Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney, after a lengthy illness. Born at Holyrood, Nfld., he was a son of the late Thomas and Mary Ann (Doyle) Penney. He worked for 31 years for the Sydney Steel Corp., retiring in 1976. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Neary; three daughters, Rita (Mike) MacIsaac, Sydney River, Madonna (Wayne) Rintoul, Kitchener, Ont., Mary, Edmonton, Alta.; two sons, Tom (Brenda), Waterloo, Ont., Leonard Jr., at home; one brother, Dominic (Mary), Holyrood, Nfld.; grandchildren, Julie (Gord) MacLaughlin, Tom and Jim Penney, Jim Saunders, Kitchener Waterloo, Nicole Penney, Edmonton, Maureen and Renee MacIsaac, Sydney River and a great-grandchild, Jessica Lynn MacLaughlin, Kitchener. He was predeceased by a sister, Florence and brothers, Chris, Leo, Patrick, Tom and Ben. The late Mr. Penney will have no visitation. A memorial mass will be held Saturday, May 22 at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Heart Church, Mira Road with the Rev. G. MacPherson officiating. Arrangements entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Donations may be made to the Immaculate Heart Parish Fund, Mira Road

Frank D. Dicks
66, North Sydney
Frank Dominic Dicks
, 66, a resident of 8 Moulton Ave., North Sydney, died suddenly, Friday, May 21, 1999, in Thompson, Man. Born in Belloram, Nfld., he was a son of the late Uriah and Frances (Dominix) Dicks. He was employed as a chief engineer with Marine Atlantic for 41 years, retiring in 1993. He was a member and Past Grand Master of LOL, Fulton Lodge, North Sydney. Past Grand Master of the Orange Lodge in Nova Scotia, Past Grand Preceptor of the Royal Black Preceptory. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. Surviving is his wife, Rose Marie (Williams); sons, William (Wanda), George's River, Frank Jr. (Jamie), Shawn (Kim), both of Thompson, Man., Roger, Scarborough, Ont.; daughter, Sharon, North Sydney; two brothers, Thomas, St. John's, Nfld, Ray, Portugal Cove, Nfld.; six grandchildren, Katie, Frankie, Theresa, Brandon, Matthew and Miranda. He was predeceased by his first wife, Catherine. Visitation in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to St. John's Anglican Church Memorial Fund.

Mary Hannam
102, Glace Bay
Mary Hannam
, 102, of Glace Bay, died suddenly at Seaview Manor, Friday, May 28, 1999. She was a former resident of Catherine Street, Glace Bay. Born Oct. 1, 1896, in Fox Roost, Nfld., she moved to Channel, Nfld. with her mother and father, where he was a merchant. She attended college in St. John's, Nfld. and became a teacher. She was sent to Le Cou to teach, where she met and married John Hannam in 1919. Following their marriage the couple moved to Glace Bay, where they remained. Mary was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church and for many years was very active in the church and women's auxiliary and Altar Guild until an automobile accident in 1970 which left her badly crippled and unable to move easily. She is survived by two daughters, Leana Crabb, Toronto, Ont., and Jackie, at home; granddaughter, Judy McCheane, B.C.; two grandsons, Michael and Jason. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Visitation will take place Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral service Monday 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Eric Lynk officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Douglas Norman Way
68, Sydney Mines
Douglas Norman Way
, 68, a resident of 39 Dominic Dr., Sydney Mines, and formerly of 89 Regent St., North Sydney, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney, after a brief illness. Born in Greens Pond, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Edgar and Clara Way. He was employed as a Chief Stewart with Marine Atlantic for 37 years, retiring in 1985. He was owner and operator of Way's Confectionary, Regent St., North Sydney, until retiring due to illness. He was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney. Surviving are his wife, Mary (Fiander) Way; daughter, Sandra (Mrs. Edward Jackson) with whom he resided; son Roy (Helen) of Fredericton, N.B.; three grandchildren, Douglas, Troy and Natalie; three great-grandchildren, Cayli, Riley, and Jordan; one sister, Kathleen Parsons of Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland. He was predeceased by his parents; three brothers; three sisters. Visitation will be today (Monday) 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant, North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney, with Rev. David Hann officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to St. Matthew Wesley United Church or to Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton

 

 

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