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From Nova Scotia Newspapers
Cape Breton Post
ANDERSON, Donald A. - 69
He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, the former Eva Hardy; sons, Donald and his wife Wanda, Rose Blanche, Nfld., Gregory and his wife Doreen, St. Jones Within, Nfld; daughters, Theresa and her husband Gary Corsano, Sydney, N.S., and Andrea Anderson, Sydney, N.S. He was a loving "Poppy Don" to his two grandsons, Tyson and Juan; and four granddaughters, Glenda, Breagh, Natasha and Kayla. He is also survived by sisters, Lena Fahey, New Waterford, N.S., Elsie (Robert) Petrie, Windsor, Ont. and one brother, Aubrey, Burgeo, Nfld., and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sons, Paul and Corey, brothers, Matthew, John Thomas (Jack), James Edward (Ted), and George, sisters, Maude and Susan. At this time funeral arrangements are incomplete, please call Fillatre's Funeral Home 1-888-868-6800.
HAYDEN, Sr. Mary Luke Hayden - 87
Born in St. John's, Nfld., and baptized Mary Rita, she was the second oldest in a family of five girls, and the daughter of the late Luke Joseph Hayden and Julia Agatha (Kennedy) Hayden. Sr. Mary Luke entered the Sisters of Saint Martha Sept. 8, 1935. She was trained in piano and she continued to develop and upgrade this art and skill over the years. In 1939, she obtained her RN from St. Joseph's Hospital, Glace Bay, N.S. Sr. Mary Luke served in the nursing field for 19 years in the east and west: St. Joseph's, Glace Bay, N.S., St. Michael's Broadview, Saskatchewan, St. Mary's, Inverness, and St. Rita, Sydney, N.S.
In May 1956, she was unable to remain in nursing due to illness. Subsequently, she served in various ministries at Little Flower Institute, Sydney, St. Paul's Convent, St. Peter's, New Waterford Consolidated Hospital, and St. Joseph's Hospital, Glace Bay, N.S. From 1978-89, she performed clerical work at St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish. Sr. Luke retired to Bethany in 1989.
She was the last surviving member of her family and was predeceased by four sisters, Elizabeth Clattenburg, Grace Finn, Margaret Davis and Paula. The remains will rest at Bethany after 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29 where a celebration of Vigil will be held. Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held Monday, April 30, at 1:30 p.m. in Bethany Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish
HYNES, Helen 93
Prior to moving to Seaview Manor, Miss Hynes faithfully attended St. Mary's Anglican Church and was honoured in 1980 for serving 50 years in the Sanctuary Guild. Helen was also honoured by the Citizens Service League for her many years of working for Meals on Wheels program.
Helen is survived by a sister, Mrs. Jessie MacKinlay, St. John's, Nfld.; a number of nieces and nephews; a long-time friend, Elinor McArel and family and Catherine Hynes and family. Helen was predeceased by sisters, Lilly and Mildred, brothers, John, Ernest, Israel, Arthur and Albert. A brother and sister died in infancy. According to her wishes there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service and committal will be held at a later date in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay, with Canon Rev. Fev Arnold officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Patten's Funeral, 71 Union St., Glace Bay.
SKEARD, John Aeneas (Enos) - 89
He is survived by two sons, Emerson (Corine), Montreal, David, Mount Pearl, Nfld; one daughter, Dianne Begg (Gerald), Halifax; one brother, Louis, Sydney River; three sisters Katie Clark, Carbonnear, Alice Quinn, Stephenville, Nfld., Rhoda Leforme, Port Credit, Ont.; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Lora (Hillier) Skeard; three brothers, Bill, Jim and Freeman. Visitation is 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today (Monday) in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. A legion service will be held Tuesday 10:30 a.m. from the funeral home chapel. Burial of ashes to take place at Lakeside Cemetery at a later date
TAYLOR, James Norman - 83
Surviving is a daughter, Cassie (Lloyd) Stamper, Westville, N.S.; three grandchildren, Patrick, Heather and Jeffrey; two brothers, Clifford (Margaret), North Sydney, and Wilfred (Agatha), Corner Brook, Nfld.; and a sister, Hazel (Eldred) Crant, Corner Brook. He was predeceased by his wife, Christina (Clarke) Taylor; three brothers, William, John and Gilbert; and a sister, Melida. Visitation today (Monday) from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service Tuesday 3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Church with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to take place at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. John the Baptist Church.
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