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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
April 2004

Cape Breton Post

 

DILLON, Mary Leah (Buckland), 95
Glace Bay
Cape Breton Post, Saturday, April 24, 2004

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Leah Dillon, 95 of 91 Beacon St., Glace Bay, Thursday April 22, 2004 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex, surrounded by her loving family. Born Feb.20, 1909 in Harbour LeCou, Nfld. she was the eldest child and daughter of Augustus and Proebe (Herridge) Buckland of Harbour LeCou. Leah was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church. She enjoyed baking, cooking and knitting and many people benefited from her many acts of kindness. Her greatest joy was her family of whom she was so proud.

Leah is survived by five loving children, Melvin (Carol), Perth; Bradley, Toronto; James (Elaine), Glace Bay; daughters Carolyn (Daniel) Campbell, Glace Bay; Paulette, (the late Frank Jolley), Reserve; daughter in law, Linda Dillon, Carmichael, CA.; 15 cherished grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She is survived by a sister Lillian Buckland, Toronto; brother in law John Dillon, who made his home with Leah and her late husband Bill for 75 years; also a sister in law, Annie Buckland and Athena Buckland, both of LeCou and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents Leah is predeceased by her husband of 64 years, William in 1995; a son Gus in 2000; brothers, Roland; Edgar; John; Thomas and a sister Naomi Strong. Visitation for the late Mrs. Dillon will take place Satruday April 24, 2004, 7-9 pm and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. in Patten's Funeral Home Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral service to be held Monday April 26, 2004 at 2pm. at St. Mary's Church, Rev Kirby Walsh officiating. Interment to take place at St. Mary's Cemetery, Maple Ave., Glace Bay. Donations in Leah memory may be made to St. Mary's Church or a charity of choice. (Post)


EVANS, Charles "Smilie", 88
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post, Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Charles "Smilie" Evans
, 88, a resident of Peppett Street and formerly of Ingraham Street, North Sydney, passed away Monday, April 12, 2004, at the Northside General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Belloram, Nfld., he was a son of the late Wilson and Sarah (Kearley) Evans. Charlie was employed as a stevedore with CN Marine in North Sydney, until his retirement. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Merchant Marine. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, the Married Couples Association and the North Sydney Senior Citizens and Pensioners Club. In earlier years, Charlie was a member of the Loyal Orange Lodge, Fulton Chapter, and enjoyed playing cards, darts and picking berries.

He is survived by his wife, Melida (Green) Evans; daughter, Liz, at home; sons, Martin (Norma), Clarence, both of Sydney, Levi (Jackie), Georges River; sisters, Maggie, Toronto, Hazel, Priscilla (Charlie) Harris, both of Halifax; grandsons, Levi Jr., Jimmy, Jamie; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Lexi. Also greatly missed by caregiver, Veronica Fraser and her daughter, Holly. He was predeceased by sisters, Charlotte and Frances, brother, Alan and grandson, David. There will be no visitation by request. Funeral service will be held Thursday, 3 p.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial at a later date in Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. Arrangements entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney.

EVANS, Charles "Smilie", 88
North Sydney

Cape Breton Post, Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Charles "Smilie" Evans
, 88, a resident of Peppett Street and formerly of Ingraham Street, North Sydney, passed away Monday, April 12, 2004, at the Northside General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Belloram, Nfld., he was a son of the late Wilson and Sarah (Kearley) Evans. Charlie was employed as a stevedore with CN Marine in North Sydney, until his retirement. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Merchant Marine. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, the Married Couples Association and the North Sydney Senior Citizens and Pensioners Club. In earlier years, Charlie was a member of the Loyal Orange Lodge, Fulton Chapter, and enjoyed playing cards, darts and picking berries.

He is survived by his wife, Melida (Green) Evans; daughter, Liz, at home; sons, Martin (Norma), Clarence, both of Sydney, Levi (Jackie), Georges River; sisters, Maggie, Toronto, Hazel, Priscilla (Charlie) Harris, both of Halifax; grandsons, Levi Jr., Jimmy, Jamie; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Lexi. Also greatly missed by caregiver, Veronica Fraser and her daughter, Holly. He was predeceased by sisters, Charlotte and Frances, brother, Alan and grandson, David. There will be no visitation by request. Funeral service will be held Thursday, 3 p.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial at a later date in Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. Arrangements entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney.


RIDEOUT, Myrtle Harriett, 71
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post, Tuesday, April 13, 2004

We regret to announce the death of Myrtle Harriett Rideout, of 61 Brook St., North Sydney who passed away suddenly, Monday, April, 12, 2004, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Diamond Cove, Rose Blanche, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Fredrick and Bertha (Cox) Blagdon. She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, North Sydney.

Myrtle is survived by her son, John Robert Rideout Jr., North Sydney; daughters, Colleen Zawacki (Howard), Toronto, Ont., Roberta Rideout, Cynthia Burton (Raymond) and daughter-in-law, Nonie Rideout, all of North Sydney. She is also survived by four sisters, Violet Pye, Dartmouth, N.S., Gladys Ashford, North Sydney, Eileen Keeping and Annie Bennett, both of Ontario; one brother, Fred Blagdon, North Sydney; eight grandchildren, Crystal Rideout, Calgary, Alta., Darcy Rideout, North Sydney, April Zawacki, Toronto, Ont., Travis Rideout, North Sydney, John Robert III and Tosha Lee Rideout, Raymond John III and Samantha Burton, all of North Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband, John Robert Rideout in 1979, sisters, Amelia Jessome and Flora Taylor, brothers, Freeman, Leslie, George and Garland Blagdon, and granddaughter, Cynthia Lynn Zawacki. Visitation for the late Myrtle Rideout will be held tonight (Wednesday) from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Friday, April 16, at St. John's Anglican Church, North Sydney, with Rev. Karen Jean Quirk officiating, with burial at Lakeside Cemetery at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of S.W. Chant Funeral Home and W.J. Dooley Funeral Home.

 

 

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