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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
October 2001

 

CARTER, Piney D. - 67
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post    Oct 4, 2001
Piney D. Carter
, 67, resident of Pleasant Street, North Sydney, died suddenly Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney.

Born in Burgeo, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late William and Naomi (Buckland) Anderson. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church and was involved with the ACW. Surviving are her husband of 49 years, Doug Carter; five daughters, Nora (Mrs. Brian Simm), Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Daphne (Mrs. Roy Webber), North Sydney, Paulette (Mrs. Brian Brown), North Sydney, Hilda Morrison, Sydney Mines, Dulcie (Mrs. George Snow), Canso; three sons, Philip (Sylvia), Calgary, Doug (Kelly), North Sydney, and Lawrence, North Sydney; 16 grandchildren, Jody, Keri, Erin, Angela, Katie, Michael, Rosaline, Brent, Stephen, Caelin, Stephanie, Carter, Morgan, Ashley, Myles and Mitchell; two brothers, Phil (Audrey), London, Ont., Gilbert (Eileen), Louisbourg; and one sister, Mildred (Mrs. Victor Anderson), Louisbourg; and mother-in-law, Mrs. Julia Carter, Burgeo, Nfld. She was predeceased by a sister, Hilda Koss, son-in-law, Michael Morrison and a grandson, Christopher Morrison. Visitation today (Thursday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service Friday, 2 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Church with Canon Gordon Pyke officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.  Family flowers only requested, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Assoc. or St. John the Baptist Anglican Church.


CLARKE, Alfreda Delina "Freda" - 84
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post    Oct 12, 2001
Alfreda Delina (Freda) Clarke
, 84, a resident of the Northside Community Guest Home, formerly of 12 Johnstone St., North Sydney, died surrounded by her family, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001, at the guest home.

Born in Burgeo, Nfld., April 26, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Annie Mae (Billard) Standing. Freda worked for Canada Post, Nfld. mail for many years. She was a life-member, past-president and secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary Branch No. 19 Royal Canadian Legion and was an associate member of Branch No. 19 legion. She was a member of St. Giles Presbyterian Church, North Sydney. Freda was awarded the Canada 125 Medal for volunteer and community efforts and was well known for her sewing, knitting and hairdressing skills. Freda was very active in bowling, darts, enjoyed card games and loved fishing and hunting.

Surviving are three sons, Aubrey (Phyllis), North Sydney, Jack (Pat), Windsor Junction, and Raymond (Diane), North Sydney; daughter, Theresa Pearl (Joseph) Hillier, Halifax; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Nina Jessome, Florence, Ivey Horton, New Minas and Jess Williams, Halifax; stepsister, Ada Sutton, New Germany. She was predeceased by her husband, George Clarke, daughter, Mae (John) McCarthy, two grandchildren, William McCarthy and Rhonda Clarke, sister, Alma Seury, stepbrother, Joseph Spencer, stepsister, Cora Thornton and companion, George Richards. She will be sadly missed by all. A special thank you to all of the staff of the Northside Community Guest Home and Dr. Mary Hutchinson for the care and compassion shown to our mother during her stay there. Also to Dr. L.D. MacKenzie (retired) who gave her wonderful care. We are deeply grateful to all. Visitation from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today (Friday) in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday from the Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken MacRae officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society of N.S., Lung Association or charity of choice.


CORBITT, Doris (Kiley)
Sydney
Cape Breton Post    Oct 9, 2001
Doris (Kiley) Corbitt
, of 244 Henry St., Sydney, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

Born in Newfoundland, she was the son of the late Basil and Blanche Kiley of Sydney. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Sydney. She is survived by three daughters, Kay (Jack) Moore, Lorraine (Dave) Murchison, Arlene (Jerry) Petrie, all of Sydney; five sons, Basil (Mobey), Reginald, Gordon, Kevin and Kelly, all of Sydney; six sisters, Madeline Andrews, Newfoundland, Kathleen Campbell, Mary Willettt and Sandra Kippen, all of Toronto, Connie Charland, Ottawa and Linda MacIsaac, Port Hawkesbury; six brothers, Gordon, Terry, Harvey, all of Sydney, Larry, Montreal, James, Toronto and Kevin, Port Hawkesbury; 11 grandchildren; eight grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Bartholomew Corbitt; son, Terrance Bartholomew Jr. (Barry); granddaughter, Rochelle; sisters, Marina MacKinnon, Lorraine MacInnis; brother, Raymond Kiley. The late Mrs. Corbitt will have visitation from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today (Tuesday) in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 in Holy Redeemer Church, Fr. John MacDougall officiating. Cremation to follow. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks at a later date. Donations may be made to Diabetes Association of Canada or a charity of choice.

CORBETT, Doris (Kiley)
Sydney
Cape Breton Post    Oct 10, 2001
Doris (Kiley) Corbett
, of 244 Henry St., Sydney, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

Born in Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Basil and Blanche Kiley of Sydney. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Sydney. She is survived by three daughters, Kay (Jack) Moore, Lorraine (Dave) Murchison, Arlene (Jerry) Petrie, all of Sydney; five sons, Basil (Moby), Reginald, Gordon, Kevin and Kelly, all of Sydney; six sisters, Madeline Andrews, Newfoundland, Kathleen Campbell, Mary Willett and Sandra Kippen, all of Toronto, Connie Charland, Ottawa, and Linda MacIsaac, Port Hawkesbury; six brothers, Gordon, Terry, Harvey, all of Sydney, Larry, Montreal, James, Toronto and Kevin, Port Hawkesbury; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Bartholomew Corbett, sons, Terrance, Bartholomew Jr. (Barry), granddaughter, Rochelle, sisters, Marina MacKinnon, Lorraine MacInnis, brother, Raymond Kiley. The late Mrs. Corbett had visitation from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at today (Wednesday) at 9 a.m. in Holy Redeemer Church, Fr. John MacDougall officiating. Cremation to follow. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks, at a later date. Donations may be made to Diabetes Association of Canada or a charity of choice


LAWRENCE, Sarah Jane Lawrence - 77
Glace Bay
Cape Breton Post    Oct 13, 2001
Sarah Jane Lawrence
, age 77, of 11 Wesley St., Glace Bay, passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.

Born in Cape Ray, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Douglas and Naomie (Short) Tapp. Sarah was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her favourite pastime was knitting and crocheting and cooking.

She will be sadly missed by daughters, Eve Keylor, Glace Bay, Ethel (Earle) Close, Truro, Eileen (Mike) Melnick, at home; sons, Douglas (Margie) Wall, David (Ann Marie) Wall, Raymond (Sharon) Lawrence, Tommy (Darlene) Lawrence, all of Glace Bay; brothers, William, Robert, Ambrose, Victor; sisters, Evelyn, Ada, Melinda and Myrtle; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, John Raymond Lawrence, brothers, Ernest, Benny and sisters, Ann Katie and Jessie. There will be no visitation for Mrs. Lawrence. Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay. Canon Fev Arnold will be officiating.


MACDOUGALL, Lillian Grace (Gale) - 70
Sydney Mines
Cape Breton Post    Oct 9, 2001
Lillian Grace (Gale) MacDougall
, 70, Sydney Mines, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, at the Northside General Hospital with her loving family by her side.

Born in Port au Port, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Neil Gale and Edith (Doucette) Gale. She was a devoted member of St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked as a housekeeper and nanny for many years in Sydney Mines and in Hamilton, Ont.

Lillian is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Joseph MacDougall; daughter, Lisa (Stephen), Ingonish Beach; three sons, Joey (Carrie), Sydney Mines, Kevin, Toronto and Lorne (Lila), Sydney Mines; six grandchildren, Holly, Lorne, Grant, Lloyd, Jennifer and Lachlan; six great-grandchildren, Marissa, Farrah, Yvonne, Lauren, Gabrielle and Grace. Also surviving are sisters, Hedy (Red) MacNeil, Evelyn Russell, Mona (Art) MacInnis, Marie (Stan) Olansky, Debbie (Gord); brother, Terry (Shirley) Gale; and two special friends, Hilda MacCormick and Betty MacDougall. Also many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by daughter, Genevieve; brothers, Louis and Connie; step-mother, Ethel (Dauphinee) Gale; sisters, Eunice, Margaret and Vera; Granda and Granny Doucette. Visitation will be held today (Tuesday) from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines. Burial at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Donations may be made to Palliative Care.
Her battle is over
May she rest in peace
The light of our life is in heaven


OTT, William (Bill) Arthur - 88
Sydney
Cape Breton Post    Oct 30, 2001
William Arthur (Bill) Ott
, 88, a resident of Breton Bay Nursing Home, formerly of Howe St., Sydney, passed away at Breton Bay Monday, Oct. 29, 2001.

Born in Bay St. Lawrence, Nfld., he was a son of the late Thomas and Deborah (Pyke) Ott. In 1976, Bill retired from Sydney Steel after 41 years of service. He was a member of St. Alban's Anglican Church, Sydney, and a Warden Emetrius. Bill was also a member of the Men's Club Choir and a life member of the IOOF Queen Lodge #52. He was an avid fisherman and the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Surviving are his daughters, Judith MacQueen, Front Lake Road, and Deborah (Ronald) McPhee, Sydney, and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Vivian Mae (Courage); sisters, Carrie Ott, Blanche Nash and Laura "Dolly" Reeves; brothers, Gordon and Reginald. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel today (Tuesday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at St. Alban's Church, Whitney Pier, Wednesday, 11 a.m. with Rev. Doug Chard officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.  Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


PROSSER, Walter - 68
VANCOUVER
Cape Breton Post    Oct 26, 2001
Walter Prosser
, 68, of Vancouver, B.C., formerly of Sydney, passed away Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001, at the Vancouver General Hospital. Born in Isle Le Morts, Nfld., he was a son of the late George and Emma (Organ) Prosser. For many years he was employed as a fisherman in British Columbia. Surviving are his sisters, Adeline (Donald) Luckie, Loretta Lewis and Ruth (Lloyd) Evely, all of Sydney; brothers, Randolph (Theresa) and George (Sally), both of Sydney. Walter was predeceased by his brothers, Donald Kenneth and Ralph. Cremation has taken place in Vancouver. A memorial service will take place at a later date under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel, with interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca

 

 

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