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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
November 2004

 

HATCHER, MARY ANN - 72
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post, November 26, 2004

It is with deep sadness the family announce the death of Mary Ann Hatcher, 72, a resident of Maria Street, North Sydney, Thursday November 25, 2004 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

Born in Isle Aux Morte, NL., she was the daughter of the late William and Alva (Lefrense) Huelin. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. Mary was an avid knitter and also loved making crafts and crocheting.

She is survivied by her husbnd, Norman L. Hatcher, two daughters Norma (Ralph) Buffett of North Sydney, and Karen (Thomas) Robertson of Lawrencetown, NS, one son Don (Susan) of North Sydney, three grandchildren, Tracey, Devon and Rebecca, two brothers Lorne (Pauline) of Gabarus, and Jim (Sherry) of New Brunswick, two sisters, Reta (Keith) Sawyer of St. Stephen, NB, and Margaret (Bob) Lomond of Grand Bay, NL. Also surviving is her aunt, Bessie Inwood of Sydney. Visitation for Mary will be held from 7-9 pm Friday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral service on Saturday at 3 pm at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, King Street, North Sydney, with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


MACKENZIE, RACHAEL - 85
Sydney
Cape Breton Post, November 18, 2004
Rachael Ann MacKenzie
, 85, Cottage Road, Sydney, passed away Wednesday November 17, 2004 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. Born in Codroy Valley, NL, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Jane Lomond. Rachael was a member of St. Joseph's Church and retired from the housekeeping department of St. Rita Hospital.

Surviving are her husband Norman Kenneth, sons, Allan (Kathleen) of Sydney, and Donnie (Maureen) of Howie Centre, sister Agnes Kingsley of Toronto, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Rachael was predeceased by her sisters Betty and Mary, brothers Paul, David, George, Jack and Joseph. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. A funeral mass will take place at St. Joseph's Church on Friday at 2 pm, with Rev. Gerald Dunphy officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to the family at: sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


MUISE, VIOLET - 85
Sydney
Cape Breton Post November 25, 2004
Violet Muise
, 85, of Sydney, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Wednesday November 24, 2004, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney.

Born in English Harbour West, Fortune Bay, NL, she was the daughter of the late William and Hettie (Cox) Keeping. She was predecased by her devoted husband, Wilfred, her darling children Brian and Brenda, her loving grandsons, Bradley and Trevor. She was also predeceased by her brothers Otto, Arthur, Cyril, Clyde, Allan and William. She is survived by her 10 children, Beverly Hasluk, Louise Muise, Darlene MacPhee, Judy (Eddie) Flynn, Debbie (Bernie) Campbell, Davie (Sandra), Junior (Cynthis), Terry (Joanne), Kenny (Debbie), all of Sydney, and Pam, with whom she resided. She is also survived by 21 very special grandchildren, Frank, Barbara, Ian, Todd, Steohen, Cheryl, Chad, Natalie, Melanie, Janien, Kristoher, Jessie, Angela, Amber, Adam, Jarritt, Jocelyn, Blake, Cara, Janelle, and Jillian and by six extra special great-grandchildren Ethan, Dylan, Bhreagh, Todd, Jordan and Mitchell. She is also survived by her much loved sister Freda Skeard who she cherished and will be missed by her two lifetime friends, Gerry MacKinnon and Rita Muise, whose friendship she treasured.

Visitation for the late Mrs. Muise will take place at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel on Friday November 25 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 11 am at Holy Redeemer Church with Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery in Sydney Forks at a later date. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Society or a charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


OAKLEY, ARTHUR - 85
Sydney
Cape Breton Post November 25, 2004
Arthur Oakley
passes away peacefully on Wednesday November 24, 2004, surrounded by family at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. Born in Greenspond, Bonavista Bay, NL, he was the son of the late Arthur and Naomi (Hunt) Oakley. Arthur retired from ATV, Sydney. He was also the retired sergeant major Sydney Citadel Corps.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Alice (Cooper) and second wife, Carrie (Baker), as well as eight brothers and two sisters. Arthur is survived by his three sons Donald (Greta) of Kitchener, Ontario, James (Barbara) of Summerrside, PEI, and Arthur Jr. (Maria) of Halifax, four grandchildren Debbie, Derick, Darlene and Walter, great-grandchildren Christopher and Ryan. Also survived by extended family Brenda Oakley and Bob Edwards. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorail Chapel on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held at the Salvation Army Sydney Community Church. Interment to follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Other arrangements are incomplete. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Salvation Army Sydney Community Church Building Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family at: sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


PIERCEY, WILLIAM CHARLES - 73
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post, November 23, 2004

Surrounded by his loving family, William Charles Piercey, 73, a resident of Union Street, North Sydney, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 22, 2004 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, in Sydney.

Born in Trinity Bay, NF, he was the son of the late Nelson and Georgina Piercey. Bill, as he was known by family and friends, was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church. He enjoyed many things, including fishing, carpentry, wrestling, and most of all, spending time with his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Minnie (Rose) Piercey, four daughters Rhoda (Gerard) Hurd, Leona Ried, Audrey (Roderick) Bryden, all of North Sydney, and Christine (Eric Caume) of New Brunswick, grandchildren Michelle (Chris) Eavis, Pauline (James) MacLeod, William (Lisa) Reid, Joseph (Jennifer) Reid, of Ontario, Jennifer Hurd, Mallorie and Justin Caume of New Brunswick, and Andrea Ried, great-grandchildren Alexandra and Austin Reid of Ontario, and Ethan Reid and Janie Marie MacLeod. Also survived by five sisters, Elsie (Charles) Bradbury, Theresa (Ernest) Greeley, Pearl Smith, June (Alec) Pelley and Rose (Brent) Turner, three brothers Alfred (Marie), Nelson (Florence, and Fletcher (Mari Belle) Piercey. Also survived and remembered by very good friend, Bobby Campbell. Bill was predecased by his parents, Nelson and Georgina, son-in-law Austin Ried, brothers Woodrow, Harry and Martin, mother and father-in-law, James and Clara Rose, brothers-in-law Wilson and Cyril Rose, sisters-in-law Blanche and Julia Rose. No visitation by request. Funeral service for Bill will be held on Wednesday at 2 pm in the W. J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney, with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew Wesley United Church Fund.


SHIRLEY, LAUNCELOT CLIFFORD
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post, November 18, 2004
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Launce, with his family by his side, on November 17, 2004 after a short and courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years and best friend, Evelyn, and his devoted daughters Grace (Ken) Gillis of PEI, Mary (George) Wellon of BC, and Karen(James) Tarbox of Ontario. Poppy will be fondly remembered by grandchildren, Krista and Melanie. Launce will also be missed by his siblings, Lilly Straight, Evelyn Warren, Joyce (William) Chapman, Clifford(Marcia) Shirley, and numerous family and friends, especially Emmie and Max Pitcher, Len and Florence Knott and Shirley and Max Squires.

Launce was born in English Harbour West, NL, in 1926, retired from a career with the Newfoundland and Labrador government in 1989 and then settled in Cape Breton. He lived life to the fullest and leaves behind a legacy of friendship and happy memories. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Friday from 7-9 pm in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, in North Sydney. Funeral service to be held at 11 am on Saturday in St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, King Street, North Sydney, with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Memorial donation may be made to the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton or St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Memorial Fund.

 

 

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