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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
August 2002

 

DAY, Hilda 88,
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post, Saturday, August 10, 2002
Hilda Day
passed peacefully away August 9, 2002, in the loving care of her family. Born in New Harbor, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Mary (Peters) Knott. She will be fondly remembered for a life of love, care and selfless giving by daughters, Annette (Roy) Bennett, Mary (Derek) Hounsell, Vivian Day Steele and daughter-in-law, Kay (Handcock) Day; sisters, Irene Prosser, Emmy (Malcolm) Pitcher and Evelyn (Launcelot) Shirley; brother, Leonard (Florence) Knott; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and large extended family, along with numerous friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank; son, John; brother, Maxwell; sister-in-law, Lavina and brother-in-law, Frank Prosser. She was active in church life and for many years served with the Anglican Women's Altar Guild. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral service 10 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Stacey Renouf officiating. Interment to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church or the Hospice Palliative Care of Cape Breton.


FRENCH, Ethel Rendell, 83
Halifax
Cape Breton Post, Thursday, August 1, 2002
Ethel Rendell French, 83, of Halifax
, passed away July 31, 2002, at Northwood Manor, Halifax. Born in Heart's Content, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Alison and Marion (Rendell) Rowe. Ethel attended public school in Canso and the Maritime Business School, Halifax and was later employed with Simpson Sears, Halifax. In 1941, she married Rev. Dr. Francis Melvin French. Prior to their retirement in 1974, Mel and Ethel served in the parishes of St. James (St. Augustine's), Jollimore, New Germany, Sydney Mines and St. Mark's, Halifax. During this time Ethel was actively involved in both the Mothers Union and Women's Auxiliary. She was respected and loved by all who were associated with her in church and community. A happy retirement was enhanced by the addition of granddaughters, Elise and Susanne Buck.

As well as being survived by her husband, Mel, Ethel is survived by son, David and daughter-in-law, Anne (Legatto); daughter, Joan and son-in-law, Don Buck; sisters, Norma Chapman, Ancaster, Ont., Mary Pedlar, Oxbow, Sask. and Margaret Martin, Sardis, B.C. She was predeceased by her brother, Rev. G. Charles Rowe (United States). A private family service has been arranged. Memorial donations may be made to the Northwood Care Inc. or Ward 5 Community Centre. Dr. French invites friends to visit him in his home at Northwood Manor. www.funeralscanada.com/homes/snow


KENDALL, Arthur James
Sydney
Cape Breton Post, August 20, 2002

It is with great sadness we announce the death of Arthur James Kendall on Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, at the age of 85. Born in Lourdes, Nfld., he was he son of the late Luke and Julia (Ryan) Kendall. Arthur worked at Sydney Steel Plant for 30 years, retiring in 1974. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed life to the fullest.

Arthur is survived by his loving wife, Olga (Day) of 60 years. He is the loving and devoted father of Bonafice (Georgina), Newfoundland, Jimmy (Greta), Denmark, Gordie (Rose Marie), Mississauga, Ont., John, Sydney, David (Doreen), Mississauga, Ont., Gerald (Debbie), Halifax, Eileen (Stephen) Gillis, Sydney; a brother, Norm; stepsisters, Martina, Newfoundland, Roxanne, Sydney, Maureen, Sydney; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Robert Wayne in infancy, a stepbrother, Kedrick. There will be no visitation, a memorial service will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in Sydney Memorial Chapel with Rev. J. MacDougall officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of N.S. or the Lung Association. May God comfort and shelter you Dad as you have done us all of our lives. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.


MULLALY, Rita J., 76
Gander, Nfld.
Cape Breton Post, Tuesday, August 6, 2002

Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes, Gander, on August 2nd, 2002, Rita J. Mullaly in her 77th year. Predeceased by parents, William and Josephine O'Leary; brother, Tom and infant children, Thomas and Catherine. Left with loving memories are husband, John Mullaly; son, William (Amy), Calgary, Alta.; John (Kathy), Gander, Michael (Janice), Corner Brook; daughters, Mary (Wayne) Pierce, Sydney River, N.S., Angela (Jim) Hayter, Gander, Margaret (Pat) Howell, Carbonear, Marlene (Serge) Theriault, Russell, Ont; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place Monday, August 5th, 2002 from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Gander. Cremation to follow after funeral mass. Interment to take place Thursday, August 8th at 3 p.m. from the Mount Carmel Cemetery, New Waterford, N.S. Donations in her memory may be made to NF Cancer Treatment Research Foundation. May her soul rest in peace. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.


POPE, Laura
Sydney Mines
Cape Breton Post, Thursday, August 1, 2002
Laura Pope
, a resident of Waterview Dr., Sydney Mines, died Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at the Northside General Hospital. Born in English Harbour West, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Mildred (Green) Ashford. She was employed with Metropolitan Stores for 29 years retiring in 1999. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.

Surviving are her husband, Harold; two daughters, Brenda and Charmaine, both of Sydney Mines; one sister, Fanny (Mrs. Glenn Knott), North Sydney; one sister-in-law, Carole Ashford, Ontario; one aunt, Sarah Badcock of St. John's, Nfld.; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by one brother, Leonard Jr. and one sister in infancy. Visitation will be held today (Thursday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service Friday at 10:30 a.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to St. John's Anglican Church Memorial Fund or to the Canadian Cancer Society.


SAMPSON, Stella Ann Sampson 46
Howie Centre
Cape Breton Post, Saturday, August 10, 2002

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Stella Ann Sampson, age 46 of Howie Centre which occurred, Friday, August 9, 2002. Born in Port Saunders, Nfld., she was the daughter of Louise (Coles) and the late William Gaslard of Newfoundland. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Sydney River and was formerly employed as a ward clerk at St. Rita and the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, John Conrad Sampson and twin daughters, Alana, Sydney and Alicia, Halifax. Also surviving are her sisters Regina (Wayne) Fedora, Sydney, Vera Kennedy, Nfld., Ruby (Dave) Wilson, Westmount, Flora (Brent) Rudderham, California; brothers, Danny (Pearl) Westmount, Bill (Louise) Manitoba, Chris, Nfld., and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Neil and sister, Anna Marie. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the MS Society or the Environmental Clinic. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to T . W. Curry Parkview Chapel and are incomplete at this time.


SHEPHERD, Henrietta 77,
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post, Wednesday, August 7, 2002
Henrietta Shepherd, 77
, a resident of Regent St., North Sydney, died Tuesday, August 6, 2002, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Fox Island, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late John and Lucy Maude (MacDonald) Vardy. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. She was the loving wife of Charles Shepherd for 57 years. She was a devoted mother and grandmother to two daughters, Lorraine (Clifford) Jackson, Orangeville, Ont. and Sherry (Dan) Ferguson, Hammonds Plains, N.S.; two sons, Claude (Isabelle) Shepherd and Brent (Pam) Shepherd, both of North Sydney; grandchildren, Charles, Terrance, Lisa Baines, Lori Smith, Rod, Aaron, Rachel Ferguson, Sarah Shepherd; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Azelma (Albert) Greene, Halifax; two brothers, Cyril Vardy, Raymond Vardy, both of Port Aux Basques, Nfld. She was predeceased by a daughter, Elizabeth Maude; granddaughter, Tammy Henrietta; sister, Anne; brothers, Ward, George and Norman. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Wednesday) and Thursday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Stacey Renouf officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Alzheimer Society of N.S.


SLADE, Joyce 65,
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post, Monday, August 26, 2002
Joyce Slade, 65
, resident of 52 Forman St., North Sydney, died suddenly Saturday, August 24, 2002, at her summer residence in Northside East Bay. Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Annie (Smith) Collier. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.

She is survived by her husband, Major E. Slade; her children, Ralph (Valerie) Brown, Bridgewater, Clarence Brown, Linda (Mike) Dolomont, Diane Brown, Ruby (Brian) Robinson, all of North Sydney; grandchildren, Marie, David, Corey, Michael, D.J., Terry Lynn, LeeAnn, Holly, Nicky, Samantha and Stefani; great-grandchildren, A.J., Zackery, Belle and Johnathan; stepchildren, Donna (Michael) Holic, North Sydney, Blair (Jennifer) Slade, Ontario, Wendy (Garnet) MacNeil, Sharon (Nipper Day) Slade, both of Georges River, Kevin (Donna) Slade, North Sydney; four brothers; twin brother, Gerald (Marjorie) Collier, Port Aux Basques, Wesley (Liz) Collier, Ronald Collier, both of Rose Blanche, Sandy Collier, Halifax; five sisters, Edna Hardy, Rose Blanche, Loretta (Lee) Gillard, Sudbury, Marjorie (Jack) Billard, North Sydney, Bessie (Lloyd) Price, Washington, D.C., Cassie Grandy, Halifax, N.S. A number of stepbrothers and sisters, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband Clarence Brown; a brother, Howard Collier; a granddaughter, Michelle Dolomont and a number of stepbrothers and sisters. Visitation was held Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Stacey Renouf officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.

 

 

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