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GARDINER, Winnifred (Winnie)
Winnie is survived by son Richard "Rick" (Jean) Gardiner and daughter, Cheryl (Sherry) Gardiner; grandchildren, Ricky (Tammy) and Rhonelda; great-grandchildren, Christina and Jamie Kelly and Emma and Alex Gardiner. Also surviving are brother, Arch (Joyce) Millerand sister, Dot Hussey, both of Portugal Cove, Nfld. Winnie was a foster mother to many children and had a special relationship with Margo Nicholson, who always kept in touch with her. She was a special nanny to John Robert, Tanya and Jennifer. Winnie will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends, especially Jackie and Bobby Snow and Brickie Demeyere. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry (Tony) in 1964 and infant son, James. Also by brothers, Bill, George, Ron and Jake, sisters, Hannah, Marg, Beth and little sister, Frederica, also granddaughter, Christina Lynn Gardiner.Visitation for Winnie will be held Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, 849-7520. Funeral will be held Wednesday at 2p.m. in Epworth United Church, with Nancy Whitney, LPMIT officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Donations in Winnie's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
GRIFFIN, Hedley Budd, 72
He is survived by his wife, Georgina (Reid) Griffin; one son, Robert Griffin at home; two sisters, Viola (Raymond) Mauger of Port Aux Basques, Nfld., Daisy (Robert) Jillette of Miramichi,N.B.; two brothers, Roy (Sadie) Griffin of New Germany, N.S., Bert (Janet) Griffin of Dartmouth, N.S. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Hedley was predeceased by one sister, Beulah Fudge. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. from St. Matthew Wesley United Church with the Rev. David Luker officiating. A burial will take place at a later date at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice. Personal condolences may be offered through firstname.lastname@example.org
CLUETT, Winfred "Wynn", 66
Surviving are his children, Jodi Blois (Glen), Glace Bay, and Kirk (Kyesia), Toronto; grandchildren, Ryan, Cory and Shannon Blois, Glace Bay; four brothers, Ron (Mary), St. Margaret's Bay, James (Teresa), Gary (Heather), Bill (Carolyn), Sydney; two sisters, Mamie Gentile, Halifax, and Kathy Ann (John Ramsay), Sydney; brother-in-law, Wayne Gentile, Sydney; many nieces and nephews; and companion, Sue Anne Keough. Besides his parents and stepfather, Wynn was predeceased by his brother, Allan Burdock. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Saturday 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Christ Church, Monday, 11 a.m., with Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cape Breton Branch of the VON, Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at email@example.com
CRAWLEY, Jane M.
Jane was a member of Saint Joseph's Church, Mira Ferry, and a former member of Holy Redeemer parish, Sydney. Jane was the first executive director of Transition House. She also worked for the Company of Canadians. Jane was the executive director of the Cape Breton Community Housing Association for the past 27 years. She was a very community oriented person and was a strong advocate for mental health consumers. She was instrumental in establishing the first residential programs in Cape Breton.
Throughout her career as a social worker she was involved with various organizations serving as a founding member of the Nova Scotia Residential Services Society (NSRAA), both as president and vice-president. She sat on numerous committees throughout the years, such as the liaison committee, education committee and the joint executive committee. Jane was also a board member of the Health Care Human Resource Sector Council from June 2002-October 2003. She was a member of the mental health advisory committee of the Cape Breton Healthcare Complex and was a member of the Schizophrenia Society. Jane, in the past, was very active politically with the NDP on both the provincial and federal levels.
Jane is survived by her husband of 41 years, Terry of Albert Bridge; her mother, the former Pearl Douglas, Sydney; four sons, Terry Jr.(Theresa), Calgary, Alta., Michael, Bridgewater, Blois, London, England, and Aron(Melinda), Port Hawkesbury. She is also survived by two sisters, Gertie DiCesere(Don), Corner Brook, Nfld. and Bernadette MacDougall(Graham), Sydney; sisters-in-law, Rochelle Farrell, Mamie Libbey(Ted) and four grandchildren, Farrell, Mitchell, Michael Thomas and Meadow. Besides her father, Pius, Jane was predeceased by her brother, Thomas. Visitation for the late Jane Crawley will be held today(Tuesday) from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, September 14, 2005, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Sydney. Funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. in Holy Redeemer Church, concelebrated by Fr. Errol MacDonald, Fr. Conrad Edwards and Fr. Bedford Doucette. Burial will be at a later date in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the VON, Palliative Care or the Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org
HILLIER, Silas Seymore, 63
Surviving are daughters, Donna, Cape North, and Edwina, Margaree; sons, Angus, Ontario, and Joseph'Jody' (Norma), Sackville, N.S.; sisters, Jennifer (Leo Tomko), Sadie (Ronald Dinn) and Mabel (Ralph Weatherbee), Sydney; brothers, Ed, Sydney, David (Theresa), Howie Centre, and Kenneth, Haney Town, N.B.; grandchildren, Angela, Miranda, Patrice, Doreen, John, Daniel and Tyler; and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sisters, Geraldine(Frank) Brace and Hazel(William) Fougere, brothers, Maxwell and Robert. There will be no visitation by request of family. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Monday at 1 p.m., Rev. Valerie Rhymes officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences may be sent to the family at email@example.com
HINES, George (Crocker), 86
He is survived by one daughter, Georgina "Jean" (Blair) Cantwell, Ontario; daughter-inlaw, Judy (Lemoine) Hines, Little Bras d'Or; one brother, Herb (Kaye) Hines, Westmount; two sisters, May, Hamilton, Rita Evans, Sydney Mines. Also surviving are grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson, several nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by his wife, Annie (Dolomont) Hines, one son, John Eric Hines, four sisters, Jen, Alma, Helen (Nell) and Yvonne. No visitation by request. Funeral service for George will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2005, in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home Chapel, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney, with Michael Connolly officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
MACDONALD, Harvey Michael 68
Mildred married James MacGregor and together they had five children, Cecil, Ruth, Phyllis, Eleanor and Thelma. James passed away in 1943 and she later married Lawson Malcolm who passed away in 1970. Mildred then moved to Ontario to be near her family. While residing in Sydney, she was an active member of Christ Church and Club 55.
She is survived by her son, Cecil and his wife Thelma (MacTavish), Ruth and her husband Linwood Killam, Phyllis and her husband Bill Welsh, all of California, Eleanor, wife of the late John Dunford, Thelma, wife of the late George Buckle, all of Barrie, Ont.; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Friends may call at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, 30 Worsley St., Barrie, Ont.,Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 2 p.m. until time of funeral service in the chapel at 3 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.steckleygooderham.com
MUNROE, Kate (Keeping)
Kate was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay. As we, the family, celebrate an exceptional lady and the life of giving that she lived, we would like to thank caregivers at Seaview Manor and the Glace Bay Hospital for their compassion and consideration. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Anglican Church. A reception will follow in St. Mary's Hall. Burial will take place at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney/Glace Bay Highway. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, the Glace Bay Health Care Complex or Seaview Manor. "Good-bye, Kitty, we love you and we'll see you again." Arrangements have been entrusted to Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Online condolences may be sent to the family at email@example.com
PERRY, Tobias, 88
Surviving are his brother, Walter (Rita) Perry, Bloomfield, Nfld.; son, David, Ottawa; daughter, Dale (Myles) Poupore, Whitby, Ont.; grandsons, Lee and Shane Perry and Sean and Kyle Poupore, Ontario. Tob is also survived by his stepchildren, Harold (Corrine) Butt and Helen (Lowell) Huntington, Marion Bridge, Ted (Milli) Butt, B.C., Mel (Roger) Swarbrick, New Glasgow, Linda (Rolland) Fournier, Ontario, and Carolyn (Lindsey) Steele, Westville. Uncle Tob is also survived by several devoted nieces and nephews. Tob was predeceased by his wife, Blanche (Butt) in 2002, brothers, Josiah and William and sisters, Marjorie and Lillian. There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2005, at Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay, Chaplain Mary Lou McDougall officiating. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. A very special thank you to Mary Lou McDougall and the staff of Taigh Na Mara who helped look after Tob while he was a resident there. We, his family will be forever grateful for the love and kindness you showed us during Tob's last days. Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org
PYKE, Christine, 97
Leaving to mourn with loving memories are her six sons, Leslie (Ruth), Austin (Sheila), Leroy (Lily), all of North Sydney, Milton (Jean), Henry (Carol), both of Carlton Place, Ont., Harvey (Marion), Pickering, Ont.; five daughters, Enamarie (William) Summerton, Washington, U.S.A., Millie (Cecil) Moores, Waterdown, Ont., Shirley (Donald) Penticost, Gertie (Richard) Aylward, both of Oshawa, Ont., Polly (Ron) Hosking, Abbotsford, B.C.; two daughters-in-law, Edna Pyke, Bowmanville, Ont., Ruth Pyke, North Sydney; two sisters, Elizabeth Mills and Emma Kuhn, both of Dartmouth. Also surviving are 36 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. Christine was predeceased by her husband, Henry Pyke; two sons, Ray and Frank; four grandchildren and a number of brothers and sisters.Visitation for Christine will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service to be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 31 Peppett Street, North Sydney, with Rev. Jerry Smith officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Seventh-day Adventist Church Organ Fund. Online condolences may be sent to email@example.com
REYNOLDS, William "Bill"Joseph, 74
He is survived by his wife Verna "Pearl" (Bradley) Reynolds; two daughters, Adelia Pearl (Albert) MacKenzie, Truro, Gwendolyn Irene Nerpin, Marathon, Ont.; two sons, Charles Edwin(Kim), Truro, William Joseph Jr.(Darleen), Dartmouth; a sister, Kathleen O'Rourke, Whitney Pier, a brother, Cyril, East Bay; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother Rupert, Toronto, and two brothers in infancy, Patrick and Richard. Visitation for the late Mr. Reynolds will take place Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. A funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday a t St. Theresa's Church at 10 a.m. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or acharity of choice. Online condolences may be sent firstname.lastname@example.org
RIGGS, Beulah C. "Lottie", 91
She is survived by three daughters, Marilyn (George) Davis, North Sydney, Rachael (Winston) Durdle, Pasadena, Nfld., Beulah (Sandy) Chisholm, Halifax; two sisters, Elsa Carpenter, Corner Brook, Christina Sweetapple, Corner Brook; two brothers, George Dingwell, Corner Brook, Neil Dingwell, St. John's, Nfld.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Lottie was predeceased by her husband, Reginald Riggs, two sisters, Norma Lowe and Rosalie Holloway, two brothers, Raymond Dingwell and Bruce Dingwell. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Sunday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service to be held Monday 11 a.m. from the funeral home chapel with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew Wesley United Church or any charity. Online condolences may be sent to email@example.com
SUTTON, Denis (Ret'd RCMP)
He is survived by his wife,Catherine (MacNeil); his sons, Peter, England, Paul, RMC Kingston, and Patrick(Catherine) and grandson Niall, California; his daughter, Mary(Michael) Desormeau, Antigonish. Also surviving are his brothers, George (the late Rita), John(Barbara), Joseph(Bernadette), Wallace(Laura), Clarence(Joyce), Alfred(Shirley), Elmer(Sara) and Christopher(Daphene), all in Newfoundland and Labrador; his sisters, Mary Gosse, Mildred Sutton, both in Newfoundland, and Catherine Organ, Halifax. He was predeceased by his infant son, Joseph and his sister, Florence Caul. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. The funeral will take place Monday at 2p.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Bras d'Or, with Fr. Sandy MacNeil and Fr. Bogdan Sianozecki officiating. Internment in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of choice.
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