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Newfoundland Obits
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
February 2001

 

 

 

Aucoin, Ronald G. "Sonny" - 66
Glace Bay
Ronald G. "Sonny" Aucoin
, 66, of 133 Mansfield St., Glace Bay, died at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late James and Mercedes (Cloombe) Aucoin of Newfoundland.

Sonny was a member of St. Anthony's Parish, Glace Bay, and a long-time member of the Carmelite Order. He was an altar server at Holy Cross Parish for a number of years. He had been employed for over 20 years as a bus driver for Cape Breton Transit from where he retired. He loved the outdoors and particularly enjoyed fishing.

He is survived by five sons, Leonard Larkham, Glace Bay, Greg, Ronald, Paul Aucoin, all of Glace Bay, and Robert Aucoin, Ontario; special grandson, Allan Spinney Jr., as well as Brian, Jennifer, Ashley, Amanda, Leonard, and Rhonda. He is also survived by a long-time good friend, Hazel MacIntyre; three brothers, Jude, Steve, and Jerry, all of Glace Bay; five sisters, Caroline, Carmel, Stasia, Mary and Lorraine. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife, the former Rita Larkham, daughter, Rose Marie Spinney, sister, Pearl, two brothers, Frank and Danny and a grandson, Billy. Visitation will be Thursday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Curry Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay. Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony''s Church, Rev. Peter LeBlanc officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.


CAMPBELL, Martha (LeMoine) - 66
Main-a-Dieu
Martha Campbell (LeMoine)
, 66, of Main-A-Dieu passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Johnie and Annie Burke (LeMoine). She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, Main-A-Dieu.

She is survived by her loving husband Thomas (Bud) Campbell; daughters, Donna (Gary Kennedy) and Brenda (Glen Kennedy) of Catalone; sons, Wayne (Laurie), Louisbourg, Wallace (Theresa), Main-A-Dieu; brother, Montford (Tootise) Louisbourg; ten grandchildren and two great-grandsons. She was predeceased by brothers, George and Henrey and a sister Harriet Jane. Visitation was held Sunday Feb. 11, 2001, at 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Main-A-Dieu. Funeral Service will be held on Monday 10 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, Main-A-Dieu with Father Conrad Edwards officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of W.A. Chant Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church Fund.


DOYLE, Anastasia
New Victoria
Anastasia Doyle
, 91, of New Victoria, formerly of Park Street, New Waterford, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 23, 2001, at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Belle Isle, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary (Woodfort) Wall. Anastasia was a member of St. Agnes Parish. She was our very special mother and a friend to all who knew her. She was an avid dancer. She also loved music and being with her family.

She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Mary Corbett, Sydney, Mrs. Kay Bragg, Bras d'Or, Mrs. Jeanette (Myles) Tighe, New Victoria, Mrs. Jenny Timmons, Scotchtown; sons, Gerald (Brenda), New Victoria, John (Ban), New Waterford, and her special son Neil, New Victoria; twin sister, Ethel Hinchey, Halifax. She is also survived by 38 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward Doyle; daughter, Eileen; son, James; three children in infancy; brother, Lawrence Wall; sister, Kathleen Fortune; two step-brothers; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Visitation for the late Mrs. Doyle will be at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford today (Monday) from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at St. Agnes Church with Fr. Bob Neville officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery at a later date. As an expression of sympathy for Anastasia, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzhemiers Association.
God seen you were tired
So He wrapped you in His loving arms
And took you home


McKay, Richard (Dick) Frederick - 60
Beaverlodge, Alta

On Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001, Dick McKay, passed away in the Beaverlodge Municipal Hospital, at the age of 60 years. Dick was born Feb. 24, 1940 at Grand Prairie, Alta. He was the son of Lillie and the late Bob McKay. Dick spent several years in the RCAF and was stationed at Gander, Nfld., Sydney, N.S., Stoney Mountain, Alta., and Comox, B.C. Following retirement from the service, he and his family lived in Fort St. John, B.C. and Fort Nelson, B.C., where he owned and operated a barbering business. The family returned to Dick's hometown, Beaverlodge, where Dick was involved in the oilfield trucking business.

Dick is survived by his loving wife, Theresa (Aboud); daughter, Valerie (Rick) O'Dell and three grandchildren, Jade, Kaila and Tanner O'Dell; son, Allan (Teryl). He is also survived by brothers, Ken (Shirley) and their children, Martin, Kent, Kena and families. He was a truly special son, husband, father and grandfather. He was very much loved and will be greatly missed by his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and by all his many friends. Dick enjoyed the love and friendship of his extended family, the Abouds and the Robertsons. He particularly loved the fun and times spent at the family summer home in Irish Vale, Cape Breton. He will be remembered for his great sense of humour. Visitation was held at Oliver's Funeral Home, Grand Prairie, Alta. Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 23, 2001, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Beaverlodge, Alta. Memorial donations may be made to Palliative Care Unit, Beaverlodge Hospital Foundation, Beaverlodge, Alta., T0H 0C0


PRICE, Edward E. - 91
North Sydney
Edward E. Price
, 91, a resident of Peppett Street, North Sydney, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at the Northside General Hospital. Born in Grand Bank, Nfld., he was a son of the late James and Emma (Banfield) Price. Ed was a ship caulker for most of his life, working with Sydney Engineering and Drydock in Sydney, and later with Marine Railway in North Sydney. His love of boat building didn't end with his retirement, as he spent many years building as many as 40 small punts in his backyard for friends and strangers alike. When he wasn't busy building boats, Ed would mend fishing nets, tend his flower garden, and was well known on the Northside for selling what seemed to be an endless supply of rhubarb. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in North Sydney.

Although he had many interests and hobbies, Ed was a loving husband and family man, and his children and grandchildren were his pride and joy. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Esther (Chapman) Price; five daughters, Sue (Alton) Jardine, Ross Ferry, Melissa (Joseph) MacQuarrie, Gravenhurst, Ont., Winnie (Leonard) Johnston, Keswick, Ont., Sandra (Lloyd) Steeves, Truro, and Trudi (Vince) Penney, North Sydney; three sons, William (Joy), Weston, Ont., David (Louise), Ajax, Ont., and Bobby (Jan), Calgary; sister, Mrs. Gertie Rogers, Ottawa; 23 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Dougie, brother, Bill, four stepbrothers, Wes, Sid, George, Malcolm and a grandson, Russ. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service and celebration of Ed's life will take place Friday 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with Pastor Lloyd Steeves officiating and assisted by Pastor Dan Wilson. Burial at a later date in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Seventh Day Adventist Church Building Fund or to a charity of one's choice.


SCOTT, Damien - 59
New Waterford
Damien Scott
, 59, of 3748 Ellsworth Ave., New Waterford, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, in New Waterford. Born in Newfoundland, he was the son of the late John and Kathleen (Tucker) Scott. Damien was a member of St. Agnes Church, New Waterford. He was a miner for many years working in No. 12, No. 26, and retiring from Lingan Colliery in 1988. He was also a member of the New Waterford Lions Club and was also an avid dart player.

He is survived by his wife, the former Deanie Hinchey; two daughters, Susan (Corbett) Byrne (Darryl), New Waterford, and Joann Scott (Jason), Crossfield, Alta.; two sons, Damien Scott (Maureen), Sackville, and Wayne Scott (Velvet), Crossfield, Alta.; brother, Richard Scott, Newfoundland; and 11 grandchildren. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a brother, Raymond Scott. There will be no visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. Services will be held at a later date with burial in St. Agnes Cemetery, New Waterford. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford. As an expression of sympathy for Damien, donations may be made to the New Waterford Lions Club.


YOUNG, Murdock Joseph - 64
Belle Cote
Murdock Joseph Young
, 64, of Bell Cote passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2001, at the Sacred Heart Community Health Center, Cheticamp. Born in Lourdes, Nfld., he was the son of the late Joseph H. Young and Madeline (Chaisson) Young.

Murdock was an avid outdoor person. He came to Cape Breton working first as a pulp-cutter. Entering the fishery 33 years ago, quickly becoming one of the areas most prominent fisherman, well known for his hard work, dedication and willingness to help a friend and fellow fisherman. He will be sadly missed by a community, his family and his many pets.

He is survived by daughter, Tracey Young, Belle Cote; two stepdaughters, Dale Reginato, Marion Bridge, and Debbie Newman, Alberta; grandchildren, Fred, Roy, Karry, Ryan and Landon; six brothers, Bernard, Lourdes, Nfld., Lawrence, Stephenville Crossing, Charlie, Augatuna, Alex, Baie Vert, Nfld., Fred, P.E.I., and Ralph, Toronto; seven sisters, Gladis, P.E.I., Rosie, P.E.I., Barb, Ship Cove, Nfld., Theresa, Lourdes, Nfld., Jenny, Halifax, Edith, West Bay, Nfld., and Madonna, Lourdes, Nfld.; a nephew, Joseph Hunt. He was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie Ellen Young. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday in the Cheticamp Funeral Home. The remains will be transferred to Stephenville, Nfld. for burial.

 

 

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