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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
December 2004


BENNETT, Michael Patrick
Tuesday, December 21, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
BENNETT, Michael Patrick
- 70, born in St. John's, NL, passed away Sunday, December 19, 2004, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. He was a son of the late Thomas Bennett and Mary (Fulford) Bennett. He was employed with Metro Security as a licensed private security guard, Halifax County Hospital, and he retired from Halifax County School Board. He is survived by his loving wife and friend of 39 years, Betty (Sparks-Bennett); sons, Michael (Val Fraser-Bennett), Jewell, and Thomas; daughter, Phyllis; 11 grandchildren, four Godchildren; brother, John Bennett, St. John's, NL; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Patrick, Thomas, Gerald, and sisters, Margaret, Phyllis and Theresa. Visitation will be today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, with a memorial service at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 22, at 2 p.m. in Cherry Brook United Baptist Church, Rev. Wayne Desmond officiating. Burial to take place in the church cemetery. Repast to follow in the church's lower auditorium. Donations may be made to Cherry Brook United Baptist Church Benevolent Fund, 292 Cherry Brook Rd., Cherry Brook, NS B2Z 1A6. On-line condolences to:

Cape Breton Post, December 15, 2004

In the early hours of December 14, 2004, Ada passed to her eternal reward. Born in Lamaline, NL, she was an adherent member of Westminster Bible Presbyterian Church, Sydney. She is survived by two sons, Scott and Dean, both of Sydney, sister Dorothy of Boston, and brother Calvin (Jean) of NL, granddaughters Michelle (Mark) of Deerlake, NL, great-grandchildren, Emily, Nathaniel, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her husban Albert, she was predeceased by brothers Reg, Norman, Luke, William, John, sisters Elsie, Phoebe and Phyllis. A faithful wife and mother, she continually place other people's welfare and comfort before her own. Visitation will take place from 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Thursday December 16, 2004 at the S.W. Chant and Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra Street in Sydney. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Friday December 17 at S.W. Chant and Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Murchison officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Harbor Lights Broadcast or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Chant's Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to the family at:

Ashfield, Inverness Co.
Cape Breton Post, December 13, 2004
William David Cohen, Ph.D., FRC, Path (Lond)
, 76, Ashfield, Inverness Co, formerly of St. John's, NL, died Friday December 10, 2004 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Samuel and Gertrude (Shick) Cohen. He was a retired clinical bio-chemist from the Heatlh Sciences Centre, St. John's, NL, and the Memorial University Medical School. He is survived by his wife, the former Doris Sparkes, daughters Elly of Topsail, NL, Rosalind of BC, Deny (John) Horwood of Beachy Cove, NL, Della of BC, sons Michael (Cindy Mueller) of Doise, Idaho, Tim (Linda Parsons) of Beachy Cove, NL, 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. There will be no funeral service. Visitation will be from 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Sunday December 19, 2004 in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. John's, NL, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, take a friend to lunch. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at:

CROFT, Helen Kathleen
Tuesday, December 7, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
CROFT, Helen Kathleen
- 73, Woodville, Kings Co., passed away Monday, December 6, 2004, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late John and Theresa (Murphy) Gale. She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed gardening. She was well-known for her pickles. She is survived by her husband, Theodore "Todd" Croft, Woodville; sons, Stephen (Trisa) Meisner, New Minas; Murray (Mary) Gale, Toronto; brothers, Gerrard (Marilyn) Gale, South Branch, NL; Jimmy (Linda) Gale, Toronto; four granddaughters; one grandson; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by daughter, Cathy Lent; sisters, Elsie Gale; Theresa "Connie" Henshaw, Mary Stewart. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today in W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 8, Rev. Tim Bigelow officiating. Burial will take place in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings Co. Donations in memory may be made to Theodore "Todd" Croft. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.

Aug 20, 1911-Dec 16, 2004
Cape Breton Post, December 17, 2004

- It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our wonderful father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, Michael F. Dawe. He passed away on December 16, 2004, at the Northside General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

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.

Cape Breton Post, Decmeber 21, 2004
Marjorie Edith Graves
, 95, of the Cove Guest Home, formerly of South Bentinck Street, passed away pacefully on Monday December 20, 2004 at the residence.

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:

GRAVES, Marjorie Edith
Wednesday, December 22, 2004 The Halifax Herald Limited
GRAVES, Marjorie Edith
- 95, Cove Guest Home, died December 20, 2004. Born in Change Islands, NL, she was the daughter of the late Edwin John and Mary Jane (King) Saunders. She is survived by daughters, Mabel A. Latham, Edith N. Murdock, Ruth Dauphinee, Jane H. MacKillop; son, Vernon; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and four great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Arthur Harry; son, George F. in childhood; a brother in infancy. Visitation will be in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday in St. George's Anglican Church. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney.

HICKS (Brooks), Alice Louise
Thursday, December 16, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
HICKS (Brooks), Alice Louise
- 91, passed away peacefully in Northwood Centre on December 14, 2004.

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:

JERRETT, Nellie May
Friday, December 24, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
JERRETT, Nellie May - April 10, 1913 - December 22, 2004
, 91 years, Lower Sackville, formerly of Heart's Delight - Islington, age 90 years, passed away peacefully in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax on Wednesday, December 22, 2004. She was predeceased by husband, Frazer in 1986; son, Ray in 1993. She leaves to mourn son, Danny (Joyce), St. John's, NL; daughters, Dorothy (Stan) Reid, Heart's Delight - Islington; Dallas (Rex) Pitcher, Lower Sackville; daughter-in-law, Joanne Jerrett; eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Florence Sooley and Ina Crocker. She is also lovingly remember by a large number of other relatives and many, many friends. Resting in SUF Hall Heart's Delight - Islington from 3:30 p.m. Saturday, December 25, until time of funeral which will be held in St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Heart's Delight - Islington on Monday, December 27, at 2 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully declined, donations in her memory gratefully accepted to St. Matthew's Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo, NL.

Sunday, December 26, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
- 83, Upper Sackville, died December 18, 2004, in Upper Sackville. Born in Ramea, NL, he was a son of the late Martin Keeping and Agnes (Walters) Keeping. He was a veteran of the Second World War and served overseas with the Cape Breton Highland Regiment. He was retired from the Dockyard. He was predeceased by his wife, Nellie; son, Louis; brothers, Chester, Norman; sisters, Annie and Ruby. He is survived by his son, Gordon, at home; sisters, Frances Organ, Rita Vanier, Florence (David Quinn), Shirley Hatch-Bussard; brothers, Randall "Rand" (Vi), Meryl (Joyce), Gordon (Jeanne). Interment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery at a later date.

North Sydney
Cape Breton Post, December 01, 2004
Lucy (Billard) Kendall
, 105, a resident of the Northside Community Guest Home, North Sydney, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2004 at the guest home.

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
Friday, December 10, 2004 The Halifax Herald Limited
LILLY, Herbert George
- 79, Dartmouth, passed away with his loving family by his side peacefully at home December 8, 2004.

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
Wednesday, December 22, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
MANUEL, Ross Milton
- 64, Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 21, 2004, surrounded by his wife and children, after a short but courageous battle with cancer.

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:

MAUGER, Capt. Frederick W.
Friday, December 24, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
MAUGER, Capt. Frederick W.
- 83, Dartmouth, died December 22, 2004, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Petites, NL, he was a son of the late John and Esther (Mauger) Mauger. He served overseas during and after the Second World War from 1945-1947. He also worked for Western Union from 1945-1966. He then went to work for Bedford Institute of Oceanography from 1966-1986. He is survived by his wife, Emily Billard; daughter, Lorna (Norman) Cook, Florida; sons, Donald and Robert, both of Dartmouth; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Glenn; sisters, Delsie Anderson and Violet Thorne. Cremation has taken place and there will be no service by request. Donations may be made to Dartmouth General Hospital. Friends and family can pay final respects at 40 Argus Dr., from 2-5 p.m. December 26. E-mail condolences to:

MURRIN, Sister Marie Reine
Monday, December 20, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
MURRIN, Sister Marie Reine
- 86, a Sister of Saint Martha of Antigonish, died at Bethany, the Motherhouse, on Friday, December 17, 2004.

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.

ROSE, Richard Adrian
Tuesday, December 21, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
ROSE, Richard Adrian
- 64, Ford View, Margaree, passed away Sunday, December 19, 2004, at home. Born in Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Alysious and Marie (O'Farrell) Rose. He was a member of St. Michaels Church, Margaree. Surviving are his wife, Mathilda Arsenault; daughters, Connie (Robert) Hachey, Mississauga, Ont.; April (Lauchie) Timmons, Margaree Valley; sisters, Mary (Allister) Nicholson, Baddeck; Jacquie (Darryl) Gauthier, Baddeck; brothers, Gerald (Carol), Ontario; Raymond, British Columbia; grandchildren, Nickolas Bonnar, Mississauga; Ava Timmons, Margaree Valley. He was predeceased by sister, Margaret Belton; brothers, Donnie and Michael. Visitation will be held from 2-9 p.m. today at his home. Funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 22, in St. Michaels Church, Margaree, Rev. Jim MacDonald officiating. Cremation to follow under the direction of Inverness Funeral Home. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.

SMITH, Edward I.
Tuesday, December 21, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
SMITH, Edward I.
- 92, Halifax, passed away December 18, 2004, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII.

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
Monday, December 13, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
THIBEAULT(Halleran), Mary Ellen
- Entered into eternal rest at her winter home in St. Petersburg, Fla., Mary Ellen Thibeault, 91, passed away peacefully.

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
Sunday, January 2, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
WILLIAMS, Gladys Laura Rhoda
- 80, West Green Harbour, passed away Friday, December 31, 2004, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born on Cottles Island, NL, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Elsie (Short) King. She is survived by sons, Leo Williams, Lockeport; Ian Williams (Betty), East Green Harbour; Arnold Williams, East Green Harbour; daughters, Rita Thimot (Arden), Cornwallis; Margaret Scott (Lyle) and Stella Enslow (Arthur), both of West Green Harbour; Shirley Williams (Peter), Lunenburg; brothers, Herbert King, Grand Falls, NL; Lester King, Cottles Island; sisters, Joyce White, Baleta Canning, Rita Hill, all of Cottles Island; Joan Normore, Springdale, NL; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Daniel Williams; brothers, Percy, Phillip, Herbert; sisters, Stella, Yvonne, Tassie; one grandchild. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Lockeport. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Shelburne, Rev. Matthew Sponagle officiating. Burial in St. Thomas Parish Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory to St. Peter's Anglican Church or any charity.

WISEMAN, Ian Rupert
Thursday, December 30, 2004    The Halifax Herald Limited
WISEMAN, Ian Rupert
- 54, passed away peacefully on Christmas Day (2004) after a courageous battle with multiple sclerosis. He will be sorely missed by his beloved daughter, Evelyn Rose; wife, Nancy Robb; mother, Margaret Rose; father, Rupert; sisters, Barbara Neely and Gail Wiseman-Reed. He will also be missed by his dog, Roxy.

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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