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COLES, YORK JOSEPH
Born in Port Saunders, NL, York was the son of the late William and Rachel Coles. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church. York attended Riverview Rural High School and was well known in the construction industy as owner/operator of Coles Bros. Construction. In his later years, he worked for Wayne Latimer Construction. He was a member of the Labourers Union, Local 1115, and an avid hunter and fisherman.
York will be sadly missed by many friends and family. Surviving are his wife, Delores (Campbell), son Aloysius (Susan), daughters Natalie (Perry) Sabean and Loran (Gerrard) Lefort, all from Halifax, grndchildren Allyn, Alex, Joshuah, Samantha, Leisa, Amanda, Morgan, Mitchil, Chelsea, and Travis, brothers Anthony (Marie) and Nish (Leah), sisters Louise Gaslard (Clarence), Rita Gould, Josie (Kaz) Savitski, Helena (Bob) Phillipo, twin sister Stella (Harry) Tighe, Gert Campbell (Clayton), Jean Reid and Jennie (Hal) Dornadic. York was predeceased by his daughter Frances, brother George and sisters Frances and Mary Etta in childhood. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel today (Wednesday) from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral mass will take place at Our Lady of Fatima Church, on Thursday at 2 pm, with Rev Norman MacPhee officiating. Interment in Resurrecton Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at: firstname.lastname@example.org
GENTER, RUBY JANE - 86
HANN, SAMUEL EVERETT - 71
POWER, MARTIN DOMINIC SR. - 90
Born in Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Patrick and Sarah (MacGraw) Power. Martin was a member of Mt. Carmel Church, New Waterford, and a veteran of the Second World War, serving four years overseas. He was a retired coal miner having worked in No. 12 and 16 collieries as well as the machine shop in Glace Bay. Martin will be remembered as a quiet man who loved to go for his walks through Plummer Avenue in New Waterford.
He is survived by five daughters Lillian, Margaret Ann (Richard) Corbett, Theresa (Vern) Pettigrew), all of New Waterford, Martina and Doris of Ontario, seven sons Francis (Donna), Martin, Peter (Sheila), Joey (Alice), Willie, all of New Waterford, Michael "Pepper" Burns of North Sydney, and Alexander "Sandy" (Joyce) MacIntosh of Ontario. Martin is survived by one sister Mary (Joe) Chiasson of Ontario, several grand and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Margaret Groves, one daughter Sarah and one brother Paddy Power. Visitation will be held at the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm with Mass at Mount Carmel Church on Friday at 11 am. Graveside prayers will be held in the Church with cremation to follow. A reception will be held at the Army/Navy/Air-force Hall on Smith Street. Donations in memory of Martin may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Nova Scotia Diabetes Assocition.
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