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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
January 2005

 

BLAGDON, EVELYN - 83
Coxheath
Cape Breton Post, February 1, 2005
Evelyn Blagdon
, 83, of Bungalow Road, Coxheath, passed away on Sunday January 30, 2005 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by her loving family. Born in NL, she was the daughter of the late George and Emma Blagdon. Evelyn was a member of St. Mark's Anglican Church, Coxheath. She was formerly employed with the Cape Bretoner Motel and retired from the Cove Guest Home.

Surviving are her husband Gordon, daughters Shirley (Bart) Connors of New Waterford, and Judy (Donnie) Abbass of East Bay, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Evelyn was predeceased by her daughter Eunice, son Gordon, sisters Millie and Georgina and brother Ernie. There will be no visitation. Funeral service will be held at St. Mark's Anglican Church, on Wednesday at 2 pm with Rev Fred Rhymes officiating. Following the service, a reception will be held in the parish hall. Memorials may be made to the MacGillivary Guest Home or the Palliative Care of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Condolences may be sent to the family at: sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


COX, EVEREST JAMES - 80
Louisbourg
Cape Breton Post, January 11, 2005
Everest James Cox
80, of Louisbourg passed away on Sunday January 9, 2005 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. Born in Gaultois, NL, he was the son of the late Albert and Angela (Dollmont) Cox. He was a member of Stella Maris Church, Louisbourg, and was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 682. He is survived by his wife Maria, children Molly (Jack) Pickup, Marjorie (Danie) MacDonald, Rosemany (Billy) Lane, Elizabeth, Ada (Bill) Bungay, Gerard (Kin), Joseph, Abie (Debbie), Albert (Diane), two step-children Andy (Barbie) Kennedy and Darren (Cassey) Kennedy, brother Owen, 25 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and four step-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his infant son, Johnny. Visitation will take place Wednesday January 12, from 2-4 &7-9 pm at the S.W. Chant and Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra Street, Sydney. Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Thursday January 13 at the S.W. Chant and Son Funeral Home Chapel with Fr. E. McDow officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Diabetes Association of Nova Scotia or the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Chant's Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to the family at: www.chantfuneralhome.com


GILL, JANIS (PARSONS) - 53
Newfoundland
Cape Breton Post, January 13, 2005
Janis Gill (Parsons)
, 53, of Botwood, NL, passed away suddenly at home on January 1, 2005. Born in Buchans, NL, she was the daughter of Ida (Hatcher) and the late Ernest Theodore Parsons of North Sydney, CB. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories is her husband Brian, son Gregory, sisters Jean (Roy) Menchenton of Sandy Point, NL, Marlene Smith (Frank) Hanlon of St. John's, NL, Joyce (Bud) Parsons of Westmount, CB, Anne (Russell) Curry of Glace Bay, CB, Beverly (John) Hawkins of Big Bras d'Or, brothers Rex (Chris) Parsons of Truro, NS, David (Jean) Parsons of Port aux Basques, NL, James (Mary) Parsons of North Sydney, CB. Also left to mourn are a large circle of nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and friends. Funeral was held on January 4, 2005 at St. James Anglican Church, Botwood, NL. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


JANES, MURIEL - 96
Nanaimo, BC
Cape Breton Post, January 07, 2005
Muriel Janes
, 96, passed away peacefully at Nanaimo General Hospital on December 31, 2004. Muriel was born just outside Conception Bay in Upper Island Cove, NL. She was the daughter of the late Jonathan and Alice Parsons. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Llewellyn, two sisters Audrey and Violet, brothers Ronald and George. Muriel was a former member of Christ Church. She is survived by her step-sons John of Peterborough, Melvin of Sydney, Robert of Toronto, and George of Qualicum Beach of BC, nieces, Alice, Muriel and Betty. A longtime resident of Union Street, Sydney, Muriel resided with her stepson George, aided by the nursing care of his wife, Delores, for the past two years in Qualicum Beach. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Friday January 7th, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm with a funeral service in Christ Church on Saturday at 11 am, with Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations for Muriel can be made to the Canadian Red Cross Tsunami Disaster Relief Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family at: sysmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


JEWETT, ROSENA MARY-ANNE - 83
Sydney
Cape Breton Post, January 24, 2005
Rosena Jewett
, 83, of The Cove Guest Home, formerly of Davenport Road, Sydney, passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2005 at the guest home. Born in Curling, NL, she was the daughter of the late Jocob and Effie (Park) Payne. She had resided in Sydney for the past number of years and had been employed at Sears until she retired. She is survived by one son, Harold (Fred) of Sydney, one daughter Judy (Kenneth) Aucoin of Coxheath, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and one brother Tom in Newfoundland. She was predeceased by her husband Harold Patrick Jewett, one son Robert, one sister Vinie and great-grandson. Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm with funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday at 11 am with Rev. Thomas Whent officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, the Alzheimer's Society or a charity of one's choice. "Today is remembered and quietly kept. No words are needed, we won't forget, For those we love don't go away they walk beside us everyday". Condolences may be sent to the family at: sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


NOSEWORTHY, ERNESTINE - 62
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post, January 11, 2005

It is with great sadness the family announce the death of Ernestine Noseworthy, 62, a resident of Clifford Street, North Sydney, on Sunday January 9, 2005 at the Northside General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Harbour Breton, NL, she was the daughter of the late William and Elizabaeth (Rose) Ashford. She is survived by her four daughters Susan (Kenneth) Long of Dartmouth, Lisa Noseworthy (Darren Ivey), Cheryl MacGean (Steve MacAskill), Natasha Noseworthy, all of North Sydney, three sons Roger (Diane) of Sydney Mines, John (Sandi) of New Glasgow, George (Ann) of Oak Harbour, Washington, brother Arthur Ashford, North Sydney, three sisters Emily Ashford of Sydney Mines, Tryphena Hodder of St. Bernards, NL, and Melita Skinner of Harbour Breton, NL. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Ernestine will be fondly remembered by sister-in-law Clara Ashford and good friends Eileen Piercey, Cecilla Organ, Andy VanDommelen, Gerry Timbury and special nephew Artie (Lynn) Ashford. Ernestine was predeceased by her two brothers John and George Ashford, sister-in-law Margaret Ashford, adn her former husband, Ross Noseworthy. There will be no visitation. Family will be receiving friends at 50 Clifford Street, after 7 pm on Tuesday. A private family service will be held at W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at: info@wjdooley.com


PENNEY, EDWARD AUGUSTUS - 90
Sydney
Cape Breton Post, January 17, 2005
Edward Penney
, 90, of Sydney, passed away on January 15, 2005 at the MacGillvary Guest Home. Born in Harbour Maine, NL, he was the son of the late James and Johanna Penney. Formerly worked for many years at Lynches Bakery and then worked as bus driver with the Cape Breton-Victoria School Board. He is survived by one son Edward (Carol Walker) of Sydney, and one granddaughter Jennifer Lynn of Liverpool, NS. Edward was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was predeceased by his wife Deila (Perrier) Penney, August of 2003, two brothers Stephen and WIlliam, two sisters Mary Norcott and Margaret Cullen. Visitation will be held at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel today (Monday) from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 am at St. Joseph's Church with Fr. Gerald Dunphy officiating. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations in memory of Edward may be made to a charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


PETERS, HAROLD - 72
North Sydney
Cape Breton Post, January 08, 2005
Harold Peters
, 72, a resident of Regent Street, North Sydney, died peacefully at home on Friday January 7, 2005. Born in Rencontre West, NL, he was the son of the late George and Ethel (Chapman) Peters. He was a machinist by trade and was employed in his younger years at North Sydney Marine Railway and later at Marine Atlantic, retiring in 1997. He was a master craftsman who enjoyed many hours in his woodworking shop. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, and also a member of the Royal Albert Masonic Lodge, North Sydney.

He is survived by his wife, Blanche (Cox) Peters, four daughters Ethel (Joe MacNeil) of Ingonish, Mona (Tom Baryluk) of Sydney, Elizabeth of North Sydney and Cathy (Edward Lawlor) of St. John's, NL, one son Terry (Jillian Callison) of Manitoba, one sister Jessie (Enon Green) of North Sydney. Also surviving are six grandchildren Jillian and Joey MacNeil, Matthew and Terri-Lynne Baryluk, Rebecca and Brendon Lawlor, and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a sister Mary MacIver, and a step-brother James Stone. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 7-9 pm at the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. A celebration of his life will be held on Monday at 3 pm at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Cape Breton Cancer Centre, Patient Care Fund or St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family at info@wjdooley.com


SMITH, VIOLA - 79
Glace Bay
Cape Breton Post, January 15, 2005

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Viola Smith, 79, of 31 Ling Street, Glace Bay on Friday January 14, 2005 at the Glace Bay Heath Care Complex. Born in Laketown, NL, she was the daughter of the late Roland and Ethel (Osborne) Gosse. Viola was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay.

Viola is survived by her husband Reginald, daughter Carolyn (Neil) Morrison of Sydney, son John (Mary) of Glace Bay, sister Elizabeth (Bill) Bartlett of Glace Bay, brother Roland (Sharon) Gosse of Glace Bay, granddaughters Sheryl (Andie) Mofford, Dawn (Mattie) Baglole, grandsons Shane (Heather), Derrick, Andrew, Kyle and Keegan, great-grandsons Colton, and Garrett, and special niece Myrna (Robert) MacMullin. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a son Silby Reginald, brothers Leonard and Silby, sisters Vera Jean, Ethel. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to join the family for a memorial service to be held on Monday January 17, 2005 at 11 am in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay, with Rev. Kirby Walsh officiating. Interment will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in Viola's memory may be made to a charity of ones choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Patten Funeral Homea and Chapel, 71 Union Street, Glace Bay, 849-7520.

 

 

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