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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
October 2002


HARNUM, N. Harold, 79,
Cape Breton Post, Friday, October 4, 2002
Nathan "Harold" Harnum
, 79, of Reeves Street, Sydney, passed away Thursday, Oct., 3, 2002. Born in Greens Harbour, Nfld., he was a son of the late Arthur and Mary (Stevens) Harnum. He was a retired carpenter, one time employed with J.W. Stephens. He was a member of St. Stephen's Anglican Church

Harold is survived by two sons, David (Donna) and Harry (Anna), both of Sydney; and two grandchildren, James and Brittany. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Ann (Porter), sister, Louise and two brothers, Jack and Melvin. Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel today (Friday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place in St. Stephen Anglican Church at 10 a.m. Saturday with Rev. Glenn Kent officiating. Interment will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Monday. Condolences, may be sent to the family at

HARVEY, Fannie Mae Harvey, 83,
Cape Breton Post, Thursday, October 10, 2002
Fannie Mae Harvey
, 83, of Williston House, Sydney, formerly of St. Ann's Street, Whitney Pier, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Dildo, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Alfreda (George) Drover. Fannie was a member of St. Alban's Anglican Church, a former member of the ACW and a member of the Whitney Pier Seniors.

Fannie was the beloved wife of 50 years of the late Archie Harvey. She is survived by her daughter, Evelyn (Reid) Nicholson, Westmount; and sons, Jerome, Whitney Pier, Tom (Vonda) and George (Shirley), both of Sangaree, Albert Bridge. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, June, Rena, Doug, Amber, Noelle, Christopher, Bradley, Brian, Andree and Deanna; 13 great-grandchildren, Matthew, Brady, Madison, Sarah, Victoria, Maelynn, Selina, Ryan, Brendan, Andrew, Allison, Keigan and Colin; three sisters, Evelyn Robinson, Halifax, Eileen Coombs, Elmsdale, and Mary Cathy Aitkens, Westmount; two brothers, Bill and Bert, both of Sydney. Predeceased by her brothers, Elias Drover and Chesley in infancy.

Fannie loved to knit and crochet and her greatest delight was providing sweaters, mitts and caps for her great-grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by her many friends and family. Visitation for the late Mrs. Harvey will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today (Thursday). Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday in St. Alban's Anglican Church, Rev. Doug Chard officiating. Interment will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or to a charity of one's choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at

HODDER, Lucy Hodder, 72,
Glace Bay
Cape Breton Post, Monday, October 7, 2002

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Lucy Annie (Barnes) Hodder, 72, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. A resident of 56 Sherbrooke St., Glace Bay, she was born in Harbour Mille, Nfld., daughter of Roy and Sarah Jane Barnes. Ma will be greatly missed by her family of 13 children, Judy (John) Ryan, Doug (Ginny), Brenda (Kevin) Wilson, Dennis (Laurie Ann), Wendy (Darren) Lynk, all of Glace Bay, Leroy (Lorrie), Basil (Judy), of Sydney, Cecil (Linda) Catalone, Debi (William) Johnson, Louise (Laughie) Rutt, Sandy (Colleen), Halifax, Juanita (Joe) Plichie, N.B., TerryLynn (Steve) Fraser, Ont.; 28 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many, many friends. Lucy will also be missed by her mother, Sarah Jane; sister, Marion (Cecil); brothers, Arthur (Josie), Stanley (Marie), Nfld., Reginald (Barbara), Halifax. Lucy was predeceased by William, her husband of 41 years; and her father, Roy Barnes.

Ma was a stay-at-home mom who spent all her time and energy raising her 13 children. Later on in life, her happiness was being surrounded by her grandchildren. Lucy was very active with her church as a member of St. Mary's Senior Guild and also served on the parish council. As a volunteer, she served thousands of meals at St. Mary's Hall for various fundraisers, weddings and other community functions.

Visitation will take place at Patten's Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Church, Glace Bay. Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery. Lucy enjoyed many years of vision as a recipient of the Cornea Transplant Program. Memorials may be made to the Eye Clinic, care of QEII Foundation, 1278 Tower Rd., Halifax, N.S.

MUNDEN, Charles James, 94,
Cape Breton Post, Friday 18, 2002
Charles James Munden
, 94, of Paradise died Oct. 15, 2002, at Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown. Born on Oct. 18, 1907, in Rose Blanche, Nfld., he was a son of the late Joseph and Berthina (Hardy) Munden. Surviving are his wife, the former Phoebe Mauger-Foster; daughter, Phyllis (Eric) Rees, Kentville; sons, James (Dorothy), Glace Bay, Joseph (Rosaland), Iona, Daniel, London, Ont.; stepson, Allison (Grace) Foster, Berwick; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his first wife, Violet Bond, sisters, Julia, Mary, Jessie, Gertrude, Amelia and Theresa, brothers, William, Levi and Wilfred. Visiting 7-9 p.m. Thursday and funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, both at the Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Auburn. Family flowers only. Donations to Mountain Lea Lodge or charity of choice.

SEALEY, Emma "Sue", 86,
Glace Bay
Cape Breton Post, Thursday, October 17, 2002
Emma "Sue" Sealey, 86
, of 36 Quarry Rd. and formerly of Brookside Street, Glace Bay, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Albert Hillier, with whom she resided. Born in Corner Brook, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late George and Agnes (Knight) Prosper, she was member of the Salvation Army Citadel, Glace Bay. She was also a member of the Home League and the League of Mercy.

Sue is survived by daughters, Shirley (Albert) Hillier, Judy (Gary) Nearing, both of Glace Bay, Margie (Ken) Genest, Ontario; son, Ronnie (Gerry) Sealey, Niagara Falls; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Gordon and a daughter in infancy. Visitation for the late Mrs. Sealey will be held Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at 2 p.m. in the Salvation Army Citadel, Glace Bay, with Capt. Jamie Hillier officiating. Interment will be held in Greenwood Cemetery. Donations in Sue's memory may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel, Glace Bay.

SNOW, William (Bill) Snow
St. John's, NFLD.
Cape Breton Post, Monday, October 7, 2002
William (Bill) Joseph Snow
passed away at his home in St. John's, Nfld., Oct. 6, 2002 in his 78th year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, are his wife, Mary; daughters, Anne Marie Gaulton (Barrie), Eileen Blanchard (Ted); six loving grandchildren, Giselle and Nicole Gaulton, Ted, Mark, Kathryn and Michelle Blanchard; two sisters, Marie Peters (Abe), Frances Quinn (Ray); brother, Leo Snow (Colleen), all of Sydney, N.S.; sisters-in-law, Carmel Murphy (John), Bernadette White (Jack); brothers-in-law Brother John Fitzpatrick, Michael Fitzpatrick (Sheila) and Joseph Kavanagh, along with many nieces, nephews and friends, especially those within the deaf community. Respecting Bill's wishes, cremation has taken place with no visitation. Funeral mass to be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at Mary Queen of the World, Topsail Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations to a charity of one's choice.



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