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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
June 2006


BRAYON, Bessie Brayon, 79
The Cape Breton Post, June 12, 2006
Bessie Brayon
, 79, of Westmount, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2006, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Port aux Basques, N.L., daughter of the late Joseph and Suzie Richards. Bessie is survived by two daughters, Marlene and Mildred of Westmount; five sons,William and James, Sydney Mines, Louis and Norman, North Sydney, Alvin(Edna), Sydney; two sisters, Liz Connolly, North Sydney and Alfreda Richards, Newfoundland; brother, Morgan Richards, Toronto; 16 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Bessie was predeceased by her husband, Norman. Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel Wednesday, 11 a.m. with Major Velma Preston officiating. Interment in ForestHaven Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

IVEY, Dorothy, 94
The Cape Breton Post, June 28, 2006
Dorothy Ivey
, 94, a resident of Stanley Street, North Sydney, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Ramea, N.L. she was a daughter of the late Elijah and Mary Jane (Hayman) Hatcher. Dorothy worked for a number of years as a housekeeper. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church and was a charter member of the ACW. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews, also by close friends, May Waugh and Flo (Lloyd) Hare, both of North Sydney. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Wallace Ivey, by a brother, Felix, stepbrother, Archibald Hatcher and a sister, Jane Scott. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Wednesday) in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A Funeral Service to be held 3 p.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Karen Quirk officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. Online condolences may be sent to

LEUDY, Kathleen (Hutchings), 74
Cape Breton Deaths May 27, 2006 Saturday
Kathleen Muriel Leudy
, 74, passed away peacefully with her rosary in hand on Thursday, May 25, 2006, at Harbourstone Enhanced Care. Born in Tilton, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Solomon and Beatrice (Smith) Hutchings and stepdaughterof the late Belinda Hutchings, all of Tilton, Conception Bay, N.L. She was a very religious personattending mass regularly at Harbourstone chapel.

Surviving are her three daughters, Joan Leudy and Betty Dorn (Leudy), Sydney, and Linda MacInnis MacLellan (Leudy), Glendale, N.S.; seven grandchildren, Angela, Sandra, Archie, Tanya, Brian, Sebert and Roderick; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Florence, Labrador, Mildred, Margaret, Joan and Debbie, Newfoundland, Louise, Toronto, and Rhoda, California; brothers, Joe and Jack, Newfoundland, and Sol, California; many nieces and nephews. Kaye was predeceased by her husband, Louis Francis Leudy, son and grandson in infancy, sisters, Marian, Lillian and Gertrude and brothers, William, Clifford and Wilfred. Thank you to the staff of Harbourstonefor the excellent care given to Kaye during her final days. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will take place at St. Anthony Daniel Church, Monday at 9 a.m. with Rev. Paul MacGillivray officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Following the service a reception will be held at the Meridian Hotel, Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

STANDING, Isabella "Ella", 87
Cape Breton Deaths June 02, 2006 Friday

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our dear wife and mother, Ella Standing, on Thursday, June 1, 2006, at the C.B. Regional Hospital. Born in Burgeo, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Katherine (Powers) Hatcher.

Ella was a very kind and gentle lady who loved children. She was particularly fond of Halloween, as she would anxiously await the arrival of many children at her door. She was also a loving and devoted wife. She would be often seen walking hand in hand with her husband Nate on their daily strolls downtown. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.

She is survived by, her husband of 30 years, Nathan; six daughters, Margaret (Winston) Bonnar, Sydney Mines, Goldie MacDonald, North Sydney, Dorothy (Henry) Leon, Coxheath, Queena McGraw, Sydney Mines, Jeanette Power, Mira, Phyllis Collins, North Sydney; one son, Steven Walsh (Anne), North Sydney. Also by numerous grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Olive, a son, Nathaniel, a granddaughter, Janet, a grandson, Robert and by several sisters and brothers. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St. North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Monday 3 p.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to



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