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BENNETT, Michael Patrick
COHEN, WILLIAM DAVID - PH.D, FRC, PATH (LOND) - 76
CROFT, Helen Kathleen
DAWE, MICHAEL FRANCIS
Mike was born in Newfoundland, Aug 20, 1911, and moved to Little Pond at the age of one and one-half, and spent the rest of his life there. He was the son of the late Edward (Ned) and Mary (Reardon) Dawe.
Dad was employed as a coal miner all his life until he retired in 1969. He had many hobbies, incluiding bowling, card games, hunting and especially fishing. He thoroughly enjoyed fishing in the Cape Breton Highlands, which he knew like the back of his hand, with his buddies, especially his best friend, Peter Rynders, who knew how to make dad's day - "Let's go fishing".
Mike leaves behind his loving daughters Ida of Little Pond, and Yvonne of Sydney Mines, his sons Gordon (Loretta) of North Sydney, and Cliff (Marilyn) of Kitchener, his grandchildren, Tracey (Chucker), Arthena, Scott (Janet), Wendy Lee (Richard), Mary Lou (Duncan), Anne Marie (Paul), Robin, Cathy, Dean, Stewart and Rob, his great-grandchildren who had the chance to know and love their Poppy Dawe, Crystal, Jennifer, Jude, Brittany, Caelyn, Tyler, Tanner, Michael and Kelsey. Also surviving are his sisters Annie Mae Long of Point Aconi, and Mary Luker of Kitchener, his sisters-in-law Marjorie Dawe of Kitchener, and Muriel MacNeil of Boston, several nieces and nephews and his constant companion Sammy Jo. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Marion (O'Toole), sons Henry and Patrick, daughter Helene, brothers Pete and Ned and son-in-law Art Webster. Visitation is today (Friday) from 2-4 & 7-9 pm in G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. The funeral will take place on Saturday at 10 am in St. Stephen's Church, Florence with Fr. A.D. Campbell officiating. Burial to follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Bras d'Or. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
MARJORIE EDITH - 95
Born in Change Islands, NL, she was the daughter of the late Edwin John and Mary Lane (King) Saunders. She was a member of St. George's Anglican Church and was a member of the parish choir and very active in church work including the altar guild and ACW. She was past president of the Martha Rebehah Lodge and a life member of Branch 12 Royal Canadian Legion ladies Auxiliary. Marjorie was an enthusiastice gardener.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by four daughters Mrs. Mabel A. Latham of Sydney, Mrs. Edith N. Murdock of Brockville, Ontario, Ruth (Ralph) Dauphinee of Porter's Lake, NS, Jane H. (Alan) MacKillop of Moncton, NB, by one son Vernon (Alice Mary) of Marion Bridge, and by 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Harry, a son George F. in childhood, and a brother in infancy. Visitation for the late Marjorie Graves will take place at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm Funeral services will take place at 11 am on Thursday at St. George's Anglican Church with Rev. Valeria Rhymes officiating. Interment will take place in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at: firstname.lastname@example.org
GRAVES, Marjorie Edith
HICKS (Brooks), Alice Louise
Born January 28, 1913, in Fortune, NL, she was the last remaining member of her immediate family. Alice was known for her years of knitting and baby-sitting for the Halifax Sitters Club. She came to Canada with her family in 1934 and lived most of her years in Purcell's Cove.
Alice is survived by her devoted daughters, Jeanne (Marshall) Myatt, Vera Cottreau MacDonald; grandchildren, Peter, Patricia, Patrick, Celine, Paul, Judith, Catherine, James, Rosemary, Anne-Jeannette; 17 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Peter Hicks; grandson, Marc. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral mass will be held 12 p.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 5455 Russell St., Father Lorne T. McDonald, O.M.I. officiating. Interment to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in Alice's memory to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or Metro Food Bank. Special thanks to Perkins floor staff of Northwood Centre for their tender care of Alice. On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
JERRETT, Nellie May
KENDALL, LUCY (BILLARD - 105
Born in Grand Bruit, NL, she was a daughter of the late Henry M. Edith (Ingraham) Billiard. Lucy moved to Ramea in her early years, there she met and married Leo Kendall, a fisherman. Leo and Lucy had a happy life together, as things were tough in those days. They raised seven children in Ramea. Alfer Leo passed in 1977, she moved to North Sydney to live with her daughter Margaret until 1994 when she moved to the Northside Guest Home. Lucy will be missed by her family and many friends. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.
She is survived by daughers, Margaret Skinner of North Sydney, Edith of St. John's NL, sons George (Florence), Henry (Betty) both of Corner Brook, NL, Montfred of Ontario, daughter-in-law Mary of NL, son-in-law Roland of Ontario. Also by many grand, great-grand and great-great-grandchildren living in Alaska, Ontario, NB, PEI, NS, NL, Minnesota and Virginia. She was predeceased by her husband Leo, daughter Audrey, sons Walter, Wilfred, sister Hanna, brothers Jack and Joe. Visitation is from 7-9 pm on Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral and burial to take place in Ramea, NL. Memorial donations can be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.
LILLY, Herbert George
Born on Saddle Island, NL, February 2, 1925, he was a son of the late George and Charlotte (Strickland) Lilly. He was a fisherman for many years and worked for CNR for 10 years. He worked the Halifax/Dartmouth Ferry for 18 years until his retirement. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Pearl (Miles); son, Barry (Debbie), Dartmouth; daughters, Loretta (Mike), Dartmouth; Glenda (Brent), Mahone Bay; daughter-in-law, Tammy, Texas; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Edgar; sister, Bessie. He was predeceased by son, David; brother, John; sisters, Helen, Sadie, and Violet. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held Saturday, December 11, at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Holy Spirit (off Gaston Road), Dartmouth, Rev. George Ebsary officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Many thanks to the health care providers, Victorian Order of Nurses, Northwood Home Care and especially Palliative Care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or 7th Floor Palliative Care, QEII.
MANUEL, Ross Milton
Born in Deer Lake, NL, he was the son of the late Walter and Georgina (Harris) Manuel. Ross retired as a surveyor technician from the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation in 1992 after 25 years. Since retirement, he spent his time travelling with his wife Mary and enjoying his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Yarn; stepsons, Roy Boutilier, Michael Boutilier, both of Dartmouth; stepdaughter, Charlene (Mark) Wheatley, Hatchet Lake; grandchildren, Benjamin, Alexis, Amanda, Leo, Adam and Alicia; sisters, Patsy (Larry) Kennedy, Lower Sackville; Pearl Lagatdu, Beaver Bank; Ruby (Gerald) Hoyles, Newfoundland; Evelyn Sutton, Newfoundland; Nell Yetman, Maine, U.S.A.; Beryl King, New York, U.S.A.; brothers, Eric Manuel, Newfoundland; Harvey Manuel, Newfoundland; many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today with funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, December 23, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Interment will be in Newfoundland at a later date. Donations in Ross' memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
MAUGER, Capt. Frederick W.
MURRIN, Sister Marie Reine
Born in Goose Cove, NL, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Ann (McGrath) Murrin. Sister Marie Reine entered the congregation on January 12, 1939, and pronounced her first vows in August of 1940. She spent 21 years ministering in the University Infirmary of St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish. From 1961 to 1971 she assisted in health care service at Bethany, the R.K. MacDonald Guest Home, both in Antigonish, and St. Augustine's Seminary in Scarborough, Ont. For seven years she served in the dietary department at St. Martha's Hospital in Antigonish. After training in the field of podiatry in Montreal, Sister Marie Reine provided this service to many people in Cape Breton and Antigonish town and county. She retired from full time active service in 1971. Because of failing health she moved into Bethany Extended Care in August of 2001.
Sister Marie Reine was the youngest in a family of seven brothers and sisters. She is survived by sister, Mary Bartlett, Griquet, NL. She was predeceased by sisters, Bridget Troy and Effie Gardiner, and brothers, Herbert, Joseph, Pearce and Timothy. The remains will be resting in Bethany Motherhouse, beginning today at 1:15 p.m., where a Celebration of Vigil will be held the same evening at 7:30 p.m. Liturgy of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday afternoon, December 21, at 2 p.m. Arrangements under the direction of MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. www.MacIsaacs.ca
ROSE, Richard Adrian
Born in St. Jacques, NL, he grew up in North Sydney. He was a son of the late John Henry and Martha (Whittle) Smith. Ed served in the army during the Second World War, and worked with the Chronicle Herald/Mail Star until his retirement. Surviving are his daughter, Clara Gay, Halifax; sons, Wayne (Agnes) and Garry (Marion), Bedford; 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Ed was predeceased by his wife, Florence (McKinnon) (West Dover); son, William "Billy"; granddaughter, Dawn Gay; brothers, Cecil, Jack, Celestein, Desmond and Bill. A special thanks to the nurses and staff at 6 West, Veterans' Memorial Hospital, QEII. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, December 23, in St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, Bedford, Father Michael Walsh and Rev. Garry Myatt officiating. Reception to follow. Interment will be at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
THIBEAULT(Halleran), Mary Ellen
Born August 13, 1913, in St. Vincent's, NL, Mary was a daughter of the late Peter and Florence Halleran (St. Vincent's, NL). Mary enjoyed her life to the fullest. She loved to laugh, garden, play games of chance and travel. She had a wonderful sense of humour and was always happy to have visitors and share her wonderful life stories over a good cup of tea. Mary always had fun no matter where she was or whom she was with. Her laugh will be greatly missed by all who loved her. Mary was a very hard worker all her life. In her early years, she was employed at the Waegwoltic and the Mayflower Curling Club, to name a few.
Mary and her husband, Joseph built, owned and operated the Princess Lodge Motel for over 40 years. She was predeceased by her loving husband Joseph "Joe"; brothers, Gerald, Simon, Francis and John, St. Vincent's. Left to mourn her passing is her sister, Patricia (John) Richardson, Whitby, Ont.; brother, Fabian, St. Vincent's; nieces and nephews, Sharon, Peter, Joan, Fabian Jr. and Darren, St. Vincent's; and her many special friends of whom will miss her dearly. Visitation will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service 9 a.m. Tuesday, December 14, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Lower Sackville, following the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army, Canadian National Institute for the Blind or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
WILLIAMS, Gladys Laura Rhoda
WISEMAN, Ian Rupert
Born on June 6, 1950, in St. John's, NL, Ian was an award-winning television producer, professor and writer. He wrote several books of humor and non-fiction and, during his early struggle with MS, two collections of poetry. Diagnosed in March 1994, Ian faced his disease with dignity and humor. Many thanks to those who helped him throughout his journey: Home Care Nova Scotia, especially Cindy Bell; Northwood Home Care, especially Zibi, Joanna, Suzanne, Valerie, and Mary; and Dr. Graeme Bethune. A special thanks as well to friends Jim and Sue. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division. Those who wish to pay respects may attend a memorial-reception at his home, 864 Robie St., Halifax, on Saturday, January 8, 2005, 2-5 p.m.
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