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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
July 2003


BUGDEN, Frederick (Fred), 87,
Cape Breton Post,     Thursday, July 03, 2003
Fred Bugden, 87
, of Windsor Street, Sydney, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Trinity Bay, Nfld., he was a son of the late Joseph and Grace (Clark) Bugden. He graduated from Sydney Academy and was a member of the soccer team. Fred retired from Sydney Steel in 1966 as a welder, then in 1981 as a welding instructor at UCCB. He was a member of the United Protestant Church of Sydney River, life member of the Sydney Golden K and the Riverdale Seniors Club. Fred enjoyed music and took part in Rotary shows, and was a member of the Golden Cords. Some of his hobbies were fishing, golf and camping. In retirement he took up landscape painting.

He is survived by his wife, Lillian (Doret) Bugden; one son, Gordon (Helena), Peterborough, Ont.; one daughter, Judith (Doug) Artz, Halifax; stepdaughter, Lynn (Greg) Stack, Hamilton. He will be sadly missed by his six grandchildren, Bruce and Andrew Bugden, Jennifer, Gregory Artz and Shane and Kelly Stack. He was predeceased by his first wife, Sadie Annesty in 1974, one sister, Anne Ryder;, two brothers, Wesley and Clarence. There will be no visitation at his request. A memorial service will be held in United Protestant Church, Sydney River, Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ralph Johnston officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the church hall following the service. Memorials may be made to the dialysis unit at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, the Arthritis Society, the Multiple Sclerosis Society or charity of choice. Arrangements under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. Condolences may be sent to

GULLAGE, Hope, RN, 73,
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post,     Monday, July 14, 2003
Elizabeth Hope Gullage, RN
, age 73, a resident of Baird Street, North Sydney, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 13, 2003, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in St. John's, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Maxwell and Grace (Thorburn) Sparkes. Hope was a well-known nurse in the Northside area, working with the VON for 35 years. She was an active member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church and was involved with the ACW, church choir, married couples and Girl Guide leader for 30 years. She was a member of the Munro Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, a member of the Retired Nurses Interest Group, a canvasser with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of N.S. and a volunteer with various other community groups.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph Gullage; one son, Robert (Betty), Georges River; one brother, Robert (Dorothy), Orangeville, Ont.; four grandchildren, Joanne (Jeff) Dion, Aylesford, N.S., Roberta, Greenwood, Christa, Waterville, David, Charlottetown; two great-grandchildren, Nadia and Emily. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by an infant daughter, an infant sister and one brother, Wayne. Visitation will take place 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral services 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to take place at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church or to a charity of one's choice.



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