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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
October 2007

 

HARDY, Laura 95
North Sydney
The Cape Breton Post October 05, 2007 Friday

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear mother and grandmother, Laura Hardy, on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, at the Northside General Hospital, following a brief illness. Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Agnes (Dolomount) Best. Laura was a devoted member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. She was a talented seamstress and an avid card player. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her loving daughters, Dorothy (Stan) MacDonald, Toronto, and Betty MacIntosh, Sydney Mines; also by her four grandchildren, Joe (Carrie) MacDonald, Arizona, Lori (Jeff) Zelding, Brampton, Ont., Frank (Christine) MacIntosh, New Market, Ont., Shawn MacIntosh, Korea; and five great-grandchildren, Jacob, Hannah, Gavin, James and Joshua. Laura was predeceased by her loving husband, Frank, a son in infancy, brother, George, sisters, Alice Hardy, Annie Ashford, Mary Shepherd, Betty King, Sue Crane, a son-in-law, Doug MacIntosh and her grandson, James MacIntosh. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Friday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Saturday, 2 p.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with the Rev. Dennis Hayward officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com


HICKMAN, Edna 73
North Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, October 29, 2007

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear mother, grandmother and sister, Edna Hickman, Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at the Northside General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Harbour Mille, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Igol and Beatrice Barnes. Edna was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney; a life member of both the North Sydney Fire Department and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 19 Ladies Auxiliaries. She will always be remembered for her great sense of humour and her cheerful disposition. Edna enjoyed spending time with her family, and always looked forward to seeing her Homecare workers, who she considered extended members of her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Freda (Kirk) Brewer of North Sydney; her son, Charlie (D’Anne) of North Sydney; five grandchildren, Dana (Mike), John Michael, Robert, Elizabeth and Charles; her sister, Theresa Hickey of North Sydney; two brothers, Harrison (Audrey), Marystown, N.L., and Melvin (Edith), Harbour Mille, N.L.; a sister-in-law, Julia Barnes, St. John’s, N.L.; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Cyril Keeping, and her second husband, Charles Hickman, a sister Joyce, and a brother, Ambrose. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, 3 p.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, with the Rev.Dennis Hayward officiating. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to any charity. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com


LUSHMAN, Eva 84
New Waterford
The Cape Breton Post, June 12, 2007
Eva Lushman
of New Waterford and formerly of Port aux Basques, Nfld., died peacefully in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital at the age of 84, on Saturday, June 9, 2007. Born in Burgeo, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Ben and Bertha (Ingram) Green. She was a member of All Saints Anglican Church, New Waterford, and also a member of the ladies guild for many years. She will be missed as a mother, stepmother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She enjoyed playing cards with her friends at Queens Court and spending time with the ladies at Aging Gracefully.

She is survived by her daughters, Helen (Hubert) Chiasson, Alma (Ernie) Bishop, both of New Waterford, Mary Pollett, Ontario; stepdaughter, Wanda (Tony) Musseau, Newfoundland; sons, Ray (Marie), Ontario, Brian (Lynn), B.C., Ted (Irene), New Waterford, Tom, Ontario; sisters, Mary Schwartz, Harriett Strickland, both of Dartmouth, Joyce Steiger, N.Y.; brothers, Les, Newfoundland, Morris, Henry, both of Ontario, Don, B.C.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Azariah 'Roy' Chipman and her second husband, Jake Lushman, daughters, Diane, Beverly, sons, Eddie, Jack, Wally, Ben and brother, Edward. Visitation will be held today (Tuesday) 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 Wednesday, June 13, 2007, at 11:30 a.m. in All Saints Anglican Church with Rev. Vernon Reid officiating. Burial will be in All Saints Anglican Cemetery with a luncheon to follow in the parish hall. Donations in Eva's memory may be made to All Saints Anglican Church or a charity of one's choice. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.vjmcgillivray.ca


MACKINNON, Lorraine Alice 87
Sydney River
The Cape Breton Post, October 29, 2007
Lorraine MacKinnon
, a resident of Harbourstone Enhanced Care, formerly of Riverview Drive, Sydney River, passed away peacefully on Oct. 28, 2007. Born in Burgeo, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Louis and Creena (Filleul) Caines, who moved to North Sydney in 1920. She was a longtime member of the Sydney River United Protestant Church, where she was a past president of the UCW. She also served on the Board of Stewards Personell Committee and was a former leader of the CGIT, a founding member of the Sydney River Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, a longtime member of the Sydney Curling Club, and she enjoyed her bridge club for many years.

She is survived by her son, Louis (Judy) MacKinnon, Sydney River, and their children, Scott (Jenny), Ottawa, and Jamie (Margot), Moncton; her daughter, Marlene Lovett, Sydney, and her children, Gordon (Tracy) and Christy Lovett, both of Halifax; a sister, Dorcas Taylor, Sydney River, formerly of Dartmouth; and also by a niece, Eva (Harvey) Hilliard, St. John’s, N.L. She is also survived by stepson, David Ervin, Sydney; and stepdaughters, Gail (Bob) Muir, Coxheath, and their children, Robert and Catherine, and Linda (Brennan) Sheppard, Howie Centre, and their children, Andrew and Paul. She was predeceased by her first husband, Edwin C. MacKinnon in 1969, and by her second husband, Keith Ervin in 1995, son-in-law, Ian Lovett in August 2007, sisters, Jessie Caines and Mamie Allen, North Sydney, and a stepbrother, Aubrey Caines, St. John’s, N.L. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the United Protestant Church, Sydney River, with Rev. Dana Feltmate officiating. Family flowers only. Memorials may be made to the United Protestant Church of Sydney River or the Sydney River Volunteer Fire Department. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


PALMER, Beverley Grace
Coxheath
The Cape Breton Post, June 12, 2007
Beverley Palmer
of Leeside Drive, Coxheath, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2007, at her home surrounded by family and loved ones. Born and raised in Whitney Pier, she was the daughter of the late Allison (b. Winterton, N.L.) and Mae Winnie (Russell) Green (b. Bonavista, N.L.). Beverley was a member of St. Mark's Church, Coxheath, and later Christ Church in Sydney. She made a home for her family wherever they lived throughout 17 transfers in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Ontario. She was well-known for her warmth, love and dedication to her family and friends, andearned the respect and love of all who came to know her. Beverley was equally at home entertaining, socializing or in the outdoors, and had a passion for fishing.

She is survived by her loving husband, Kelly (RCMP, retired); son, Scott( Jane); grandchildren, Nicholas and Alexandra, Hammonds Plains; sister, Sharron (Zane) Lee, Sydney Forks; brothers, Will (Shirley), Howie Centre, Frank (Patsy) and Ivan(Lois), both of Sydney River, and George (Pat), Red Islands. Beverley is also survived by several very special nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. She leaves behind many caring and loving friends and neighbours. Visitation will be held Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, 12-2 p.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in St. Alban's Church with Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Interment at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca     In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Cancer Centre, CBRH Palliative Care or the Canadian Cancer Society.


PROSSER, Julia 93
North Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, October 2, 2007
Julia Prosser
, 93, of the Northwood Manor, Halifax, and formerly of North Sydney, passed away peacefully Oct. 1, 2007, in Halifax. Born in New Harbour, Nfld., she was the only child of the late Andrew and Elizabeth (Symes) Savoury. Julia was a longtime resident of North Sydney and had moved to Halifax in 2005 to be closer to her family. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, and a former member of the altar guild.

Surviving are granddaughters, Siobhan Coates, Victoria and Patsy (Lars) MacDonald, Halifax; and great-grandson, Padraig MacDonald. She was predeceased by her beloved daughter, Margaret Coates and her cherished husband, Charles Prosser. There will be no public visitation by request. A funeral service will be held Thursday, 3 p.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Northwood Manor. Funeral arrangements entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com

 

 

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