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BLAGDON, Carmen L. "Sonny" 52
DOBSON, Edna 87
Surviving are her sons, James Jr. (Esther), P.E.I., Douglas (Linda), Niagara Falls, Richard (Mary), Sydney, and David (Claudia), Newfoundland; sisters, Sue Gushue and Eva 'Babe' Hollohan, Sydney, Nellie Ellis and Elizabeth Creber, Ontario; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Edna was predeceased by her husband, James in 1986, granddaughter, Debbie, sisters, Dorothy, Viola and Kay and brothers, Wesley, Charles, Gerald and Walter. Edna will be greatly missed by her four boys whom she dearly loved. Visitation will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel today (Tuesday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org
FRENCH, Marguerite Theresa 84
On Feb. 16, 1943, she married Leonard French, her husband of nearly 64 years, with whom she raised four children. Marguerite had a strong desire to provide her children with more than she had received while growing up. To that end, in an era when relatively few married women worked outside the home, she cleaned private homes, and then was employed for 27 years in the kitchen of the former Sydney City Hospital, from which "Marg" retired in 1996, at the age of 64.
In her golden years, Marguerite enjoyed bowling with her husband. Into her eighties, she could be frequently seen walking throughout downtown Sydney, as the couple did most of their travelling on foot. It is likely this walking contributed significantly to her good health, which she maintained until recent years. Until her health began to fail, she faithfully attended St. Theresa's Church, Ashby.
Marguerite is survived by husband, Leonard; sons, Leonard "Butch" ( June), Oshawa, Ont., Raymond "Ray" (Sharon), Brooklin, Ont., Ernest "Ernie", Victoria, B.C. and daughter, Catherine "Kay" (Robert) Digou, South Bar, Cape Breton. In addition, she is survived by seven grandchildren, Sheri, Trish, Andrew, Amber, Marshal, Terry and Robert. She is also survived by six great-grandchildren. Marguerite is also survived by elder sister, Genevieve "Gen" Dwyer, Conception Bay, N.L. and younger brother, Ray, Hamilton, Ont. Marguerite was predeceased by sister, Ann Dwyer and stepsisters, Agnes and Eileen. She was also predeceased by brother, Ron and stepbrothers, Martin and Tom., Visitation will take place from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Sydney Memorial Chapel, WeltonStreet. Funeral will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa's Church. A reception willfollow at the parish hall, with all invited. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Memorial donations may be made to theCanadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family through email@example.com
HOWLEY, Susan Elizabeth (Lawless) 57
Susan was born Feb. 6, 1949, in North Sydney, the daughter of the late Thomas and Georgina Lawless, both from Newfoundland. She was the loving wife of Gratton Howley for 34 years; mother of Renee (Harold) MacDonald and granddaughter Hannah; Russell (Nicole) and grandson Tristen; Catherine and Mark (Tanya). She is survived by sisters and brothers, Ed Lawless, Jean (Milton) Farrell, Gerald (Mary) Lawless, Mary (Harry) Katrynuk, Linda (Darrell) Rendell, Mick (Bonnie) Lawless, Renee (Mark) Romanowsky, Patricia Lawless and Sue (Kenny) LeBlanc and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her mother-in- law, Theresa (Quinn) Howley; sister-in-law, Marguerite and brother-in-law, Melvin. Besides her parents she was predeceased by two infant siblings.
Susan was employed as a radiation technologist with the Cape Breton District Health Authority for 30 years. She enjoyed working with her fellow co-workers and helping all the patients she was in contact with on a daily basis. Her biggest love in life was her family and friends. There was nothing she enjoyed more than a family gathering with guitars playing, songs being sung and plenty of good food and laughter being spread around. She will always be with us, in our hearts and in our minds. We love you mom forever and always.
Visitation for Susan will be held Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the
W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral mass
Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, Bras d'Or, with Rev. Peter MacLeod
officiating. Burial to take place in St. Joachim Church Cemetery, Southside
Boularderie. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online
condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
KING, Stella 81
MARSHE, Joyce (Mitchell) 79
Surviving are daughters, Coleen Marshe, Janet Marshe, both of Cambridge, Ont.; sons, Robert (Beatrice) Marshe, New Waterford, Peter (Terri) Marshe, Sydney, Stephen (Cheryl) Marshe, Cambridge, Ont.; brother, Derrick Mitchell, New Waterford; grandchildren, Colleen Marshe, Tammy Marshe, Robert J. Marshe, Alice (Lenny) Moffatt, Luke (Lisa) Marshe, Dianne McLeod, Wallace McLeod, Erica McLeod, Steven Dolson, Kyle Marshe, John Marshe; great grandchildren, Brady Marshe, Ainsle Marshe, Tanner Marshe Headley, Paige Marshe, Quinn Marshe, Nova Moffatt, Michael Kessler, Alison Kessler, Julie Kessler, Evan Warder, Derrick Dolson. Joyce was predeceased by her husband Wallace Marshe, son, Gordon Marshe, brothers, Paul Mitchell and Jim Mitchell. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral service will take place Thursday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m. in Calvin United Church with Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery, Scotchtown. Joyce's remains will be taken to the church at noon Thursday. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.vjmcgillivray.ca
SLADE, Wilhelmina 84
Surviving are her daughter, Anna (Bill Jr.) Marsh, New Waterford; sons, Clifford, Clarence (Ann), both of New Waterford, Albert, Toronto, Ont., Donald (Pat), Newfoundland; brother, Manuel (Elsie) Sutton, Newfoundland; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, William, daughters, Tina and Mabel Jeanette, sisters, Hilda, Mary, Evelyn, brothers, Manuel, Bill, Herb, Charles, Ernest, Albert. Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, from noon until 1:45 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral service will take place Thursday, Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. in Calvin United Church with Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery, Scotchtown. A luncheon will follow in Calvin United Church Hall.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.vjmcgillivray.ca
SULLIVAN, Elaine Annette (Davis) 54
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