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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
February 2006


FREEBORNE, Levi George - 63
The Cape Breton Post, February 11, 2006
Levi George Freeborne 63, NORTH SYDNEY

It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our father, George Freeborne, 63, a resident of Carefield Manor, Sydney, and formerly of North Sydney, on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. George was born Feb. 13, 1942, in Harbour Mille, Nfld., to the late William and Blanche (Vardy) Freeborne.

George worked for many years in the engine room aboard Marine Atlantic ferries until ill health forced him to retire. He is survived by his daughters, Kim (Wayne) Strickland, Tracey Freeborne and Amanda Freeborne, all of North Sydney, Sherry (James) Brown, Timberlea, N.S.; son, Wade (Pam) Freeborne, North Sydney; and seven grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, Billy and Eric and sister, Linda. There will be no visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney.Online condolences may be sent to

MCPHEE, Hannah Mary - 87
The Cape Breton Post, February 11, 2006
Hannah Mary McPhee 87, NEW VICTORIA

We regret to announce the passing of our wonderful mother, Hannah Mary McPhee, 87, on Friday, Feb. 10, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Marystown, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late John and Celina (Smith) Gaulton.

Hannah was a member of St. Joseph's parish and at one time an active member of the St. Joseph CWL, New Victoria. Hannah welcomed company at her home in New Victoria with open arms. With her warm heart, everyone that came to her house felt a great feeling from a loving person. She enjoyed dancing and was always the first one on the floor during the good old days; dancing to beautiful music at the Columbian and Masonic Ball at New Year's. Hannah always kept close friends with a co-worker while working at the G.I. Plant in Sydney, Vera and her husband Paul Baranyi. Hannah worked in her early years at the old New Waterford General Hospital and later on in the 60s she worked at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital in the domestic department.

Hannah will be dearly missed by her daughters, Margie and husband Lorway Vardy, New Waterford, Elizabeth and husband Hugh MacLean, Sydney; sons, Charlie (Judy), John, Gerard (Linda), all of New Waterford, William "Bill" (Debbie), Toronto, Ont., Martin (Kay), New Victoria; sisters, Theresa Webb, New Waterford, and Annie Woods, California; 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren, whom she loved dearly. Hannah was predeceased by her husband, Dougie in 1960 and her son, Eddie in 1967, two brothers, John and Joe Gaulton, sisters, Sade, Marg, Jennie, Lucy, Madonna and Katie. Visitation will take place Sunday, Feb. 12 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral mass will be held Monday, Feb. 13 at 2p.m. in St. Joseph's Church, New Victoria, with a luncheon to follow in the church hall. Burial will be held in St. Joseph's Cemetery, New Victoria, at a later date. Donations in Hannah's memory may be made to theAlzheimer Society of Canadaor the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences can be sent to the family at

Saint John
The Cape Breton Post, February 24, 2006

We deeply regret to announce the passing of our dear father and Poppie, William Howard Mousseau at his residence in the Loch Lomond Villa on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006. Howard was born in Curling, NL to Selena (Dennis) and John Mousseau on March 27, 1912. He spent the early part of his life sailing throughout the world spending his 16th birthday on board a ship in Australia. He joined the merchant marine during the Second World War. He lived and worked in Montreal, Grindstone, Magdelin Islands and retired from National Sea Products in Louisbourg, C.B., in 1978. In 1993, he moved to Saint John, NB.

Survived by his three daughters, Heather Perry (Gary), Catalone, C.B., Connie Attwood (Daryl) Stonehaven, Scotland, and Debbie Power(Philip Garrett), Saint John, N.B., stepchildren, John Drolet (Marlene), Germaine Drolet, both of Louisbourg, C.B., and James Drolet (Janet), Lower Sackville, NS.; son-in-law, Jerry Power (Paulette), Saint John, NB. Poppie's pride and joy were his grand children, Dr. Nicholas Power (Dr. Anita Cave), Halifax, NS, Dr. Adam Power (Amy Creighton), Hamilton, Ont., his sweet granddaughter, Julia Attwood and grandson, Ethan Attwood who shares his Poppie's passion for storytelling, Cathy Brousseau (Roy) Elora, Ont., Lori Drolet (Kel ly Hall),Louisbourg, C.B., Tony and Vicki Drolet, Halifax and Victoria Garrett, Fredericton. He is survived by his brothers, Russell, Maxwell and Kenneth of Corner Brook, NL, and sisters, Ena Priddle, Stephenville, NL, and Inez Butler, Kingston, Ont. Howard was predeceased by his first wife, Gladys Patton(1964) and his second wife, Catherine Drolet (1993) and his brothers, Albert, Clifton, Kermit and sisters, Ritha and Marjorie.

We will miss Daddy's intelligence, wit, charm, wisdom, amazing willpower and love. We will especially miss his storytelling of his life's experiences. We would like to thank the special angels Denise, Pam, Faye, Eileen and Georgina that brightened Daddy's days. Your love for Daddy shone through and we are grateful. We will miss you Daddy and Poppie thank you for everything - you were an incredible inspiration in our lives. Memorial service will be held at the Loch Lomond Villa Chapel, Saint John, Friday, Feb. 24 at 1 p.m. Interment will take place in St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church Cemetery, Louisbourg, N.S. Remembrances to the IWK Health Care Foundation or the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated. Arrangements under the direction of Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, 506-634-7424.

SCOTT, Mary "Marie" 91
The Cape Breton Post, February 24, 2006
Mary "Marie" Scott,
91, of Sydney Mines, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at the Miner's Memorial Manor. Born in Catalina, Nfld., March 2, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Jamima Russell. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Marie was a member of Clyde Avenue Baptist Church, was a homemaker all of her life and she loved to cook and bake.

She is survived by her three sons, Walter "Billy", Florence, David (Peggy), Sydney Mines, and Ron (Diane), London, Ont. She is also survived by six grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Marie was predeceased by her husband, Walter, one son in infancy, two grandchildren and brothers, John, Joseph, Steven and George.Visitation at Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, today (Friday), Feb. 24 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Clyde Avenue Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Frank Guinta officiating. Burial at Brookside Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Miner's Memorial Manor or Clyde Avenue Baptist Church. Online condolences maybe be sent to the family at



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