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Newfoundland Obits
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
October 1999

Cape Breton Post



Susan Jane Crane
90, Sydney
Susan Jane Crane
, 90, of Breton Bay Nursing Home formerly of DesBarres Street, Sydney, passed away Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Agnes (Dolimont) Best. She was a member of Christ Anglican Parish, Sydney. She is survived by four sons, Robert (Virginia), Westmount, Donald (Joan), Bramalea, Ont., William (Kay), Parksville, B.C., Gerald (Barbara), Mira; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty King, Brampton, Ont. and Laura Hardy, North Sydney. Susan was predeceased by her husband, William Robert Crane (1986), three sisters, Alice Hardy, Mary Sheppard and Ann Ashford, two brothers, Robert and George. Visitation was held in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Sunday 7 p.m. and Monday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. with funeral service in Christ Church today at 10 a.m. with Rev. Glenn Kent officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to charity of choice.

Alice Alma (Moore) Skinner
82, Louisbourg
Alice Alma (Moore) Skinner
, 82, of Louisbourg, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Jersey Harbour, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Fredrick and Maude (Cox) Moore. She was a member of St. Bartholomew's Church, Louisbourg and a lifetime member of the ACW. She is survived by one son, Carl (Eileen), daughters, Marjorie MacDonald and Sheila (Tom) Fudge, Louisbourg; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brothers, Chesly, North Sydney and Fredrick, Lunenburg; two sisters, Joy and Claire, Newfoundland; sister-in-law, Emma Bartlett and brother-in-law, Clayton Skinner. She was predeceased by her husband, William J. Skinner, sisters, Emily and Millie, one brother, Isaac, a granddaughter, Barbara and two sons-in-law, Cecil and John. Visitation will be held today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at W.A. Chant's Funeral Home, Main Street, Louisbourg. Funeral service will take place Sunday at 3 p.m. from St. Bartholomew's Church, Louisbourg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Bartholomew or the Alzheimer Foundation. Arrangements under the direction of W.A. Chant's Funeral Home.

Jean MacIsaac
(maiden name not supplied)
72, Thunder Bay, Ont.
Mrs. Jean MacIsaac
, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, at the age of 72 years. Born in Hearts Content, Nfld., she later moved as a young girl to Nova Scotia with her family. That is where she met and married Joseph MacIsaac, and following his retirement they moved to Thunder Bay. Joseph predeceased her in 1990. Jean was a life member of the Whitney Pier Legion, Branch 128 in Sydney, N.S., as well as a member of the Welcome Temple No. 7 Pythian Sisters. She is survived by her children, John MacIsaac (Wilma), Rita MacIsaac, Joseph MacIsaac, Jamie MacIsaac (Audrey), and Betty Jane MacIsaac, all of Thunder Bay. Six grandchildren, Gwendolyn, Dwayne, Joseph, Darren, Sarah, and Nicole. Sisters, Linda Campbell (Joe) and Mary MacDonald. Special niece, Betty Mollywell. Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive. Jean was predeceased by her husband, Joseph, son James, granddaughter in infancy, sisters, Mildred, Sarah and Leah and one brother, Gideon. Funeral service for the late Mrs. Jean MacIsaac will be held Thursday, Oct. 14, 1999, at 11 a.m. in the Westfort Chapel, with Rev. Andrew Hoskins officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Visitation for friends will be held today, Oct. 13, 1999 from 7-9 p.m. in the Westfort Chapel, 420 W. Gore St. at James, Thunder Bay, Ont., P7E 6J2.

Catherine (Katie) English
97, Newfoundland

Mrs. Elsie MacKinnon of Sydney has received word that her sister, Katie English, died on Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, in Newfoundland. She was 97 years of age. The funeral mass was held on Oct. 23, 1999, at St. Ann's Church, Upper Ferry, Codroy Valley, Nfld.



Contributed by Jeri Keough
Revised: December 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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