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Born in Sandy Point, Nfld., he was the son of the late Peter and Beatrice (Keeping) Colson of Newfoundland. He was a member of Moose Lodge, and worked with the Ontario Government Water Sewage Treatment Plant. He was an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 128, Whitney Pier.
Howard was a loving father and husband.
He is survived by his wife, Sonya; adopted daughter, Gina, Toronto; daughters, Kristal and Brianna, both at home; adopted sons, Robert and Kevin, both of Ontario; sons, Derek and Francis, both of Sydney and Bruce, Alaska. He will be sadly missed by his brothers; sister; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held today (Tuesday), 12-2 p.m. at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. A funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel with Grant Janes officiating. Burial at Eastmount Cemetery.
DINHAM, Kathleen - 75
survived by her husband, Ellis W. Dinham; three sons, Terry (Diane) and
Craig (Edie), both of North Sydney, and Glen (Diana), Dartmouth; three
daughters, Alma, Halifax, Christine (David), Vancouver, and Joanne
(Joe), Dartmouth; brother, William Pope, St. John's, Nfld.; eight
grandchildren, Dawn, Leanne, Daniel, Tera, Nicole, Madison, Connor and
Andrew; greatgrandchildren, Jade, Julien and Kendra. She was
predeceased by two sisters, Mildren Osmond and Hattie Cox. Visitation
from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant
St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Friday at 3:30 p.m.
from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Archdeacon Weldon Smith
officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.
FRICKER, Beatrice Fricker 94,
GREEN, Angus James 77,
At a very young age Angus went to sea and continued to work on and around boats all his life until his retirement in 1990. Angus was a veteran of the Second World War and having served in the Merchant Marines.
Angus is survived by four daughters, Yvonne (George Power), North Sydney, Frances (Wayne) Seastrom, Kansas, Carol (Brian) Lewis, Margaree, Nancy (Dave) Lazier, Alberta; one son, John (Ina) Green, Leitches Creek; one sister, Ella (Richard) Methvin, Florida; three brothers, Ron (Lorraine), Tom (Nell), both of North Sydney, Lewis (Jean), P.E.I.; seven grandchildren; also by many nieces and nephews. Angus was predeceased by his wife, the former Kathleen (Yorke) Green and an infant brother and sister. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Tuesday) in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made in Angus' memory to Taigh Solais Nursing Home, Northside General Hospital or to a charity of one's choice.
HOOPER, Gladys 98, Glace Bay
Anne Marie (MacIsaac) - 90
Born in Bay of Isles, St. Mary's, Nfld., on Dec. 22, 1912, she was the daughter of the late Neil and Margaret (Meehan) MacIsaac. She worked many years in Toronto hospitals and nursing homes as a caregiver. She also worked at Harry Horne's factory in Toronto during the 1940s and 50s.
She is survived by her sister Peggy, Mrs. Al D'Angelo, Royal Oak, Mich.; and two nephews, Gary, U.S.A., and David, British Columbia.
Anne was predeceased by her husband, Harry Horne, Newmarket, Ont., three sisters Theresa, Sydney, Mary, U.S.A., and Sr. Justina, Bethany Antigonish, two brothers, David and Clem, Bridgeport, N.S.
There will be no visitation for the late Mrs. Horne. Funeral service will be celebrated Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel with Fr. Norman MacPhee officiating. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Parish Cemetery, East Bay.
Mary Leah Matthews -
Born at Cape Ray, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late John Robert and Mary Maria (Wall) Bragg. She was a member of Trinity Anglican Church, a senior member of the ACW, and was a member of the Harbourview Hospital Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by two sons, George and Clifford, both of Sydney Mines; daughter, Eleanor and son-in-law, Canon Gordon Pyke, North Sydney; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson. She is also survived by sisters, Nora Morris, North Sydney, and Margaret Dandy, Sydney Mines.
She was predeceased by her husband, James Matthews in 1954, her infant son, James, daughter, Mary MacLean, five brothers and three sisters.
Visitation will be in the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home today (Tuesday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in Trinity Anglican Church with Rev. Peter Rafuse officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery, Tobin Road.
Family flowers only by request.
Theresa Dorothy (Dot) - 90
She was born in Codroy Valley, Nfld., in 1912. She was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Noseworthy) MacLellan She was the last surviving member of her immediafe family. She is survived by four sons, Gerald (Ann), Timberlea, N.S., Don (Lois), Oqufhguit, Me., Edward (Mary) New Waterford, and Manny (Margo), Mississauga, Ont; nine grandchildren, Snarori, Donnie, Debbie, Darren, Vernon, Dale, Wendy, Robert and Rhonda; eight great-grandchildren, Kaleigh, Cathryn Callahan, Lauren, Evan, Rebecca, Harrison and Maggie.
She was a very gentle, kind and compassionate lady who loved a good game of cards and great conversation. All her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren will dearly miss her. She was predeceased by her husband, Emmanuel in 1944, and two sisters, Lyle Williams and Anna Longphee, seven brothers, Al, Jack, Leo, Manuel, Nat, Joe and Angus.
She was employed as a housekeeper with Fr. Frank Morley for 28 years and the Morley family was very dear to her. She was a member of Mount Carmel Parish and a member of the CWL.
Visitation will be held Friday, May 30 from 2-4 and
7-9 p.m. at McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New
Waterford. (862-7500). Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m.
Saturday May 31, at Mount Carmel Church with Fr. Frank Morley and Fr.
Donald MacGillivary officiating. Interment will be held at St. Alphonsus
Cemetery. A reception to follow at Carmel Centre. Donations may be made
in her memory to New Waterford Hospital Charitable Foundation Fund,
Mount Carmel Cemetery Fund or St. Alphonsus Cemetery Fund or to a
charity of choice. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at
SIMMS, Velitta Jane,
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