BOUTILIER, Georgina P., 63
The Cape Breton Post, April 26, 2008
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Georgina
Phyllis Boutilier, 63, a resident of High Street, North Sydney on Thursday,
April 24, 2008, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney.
Born in Grand Bank, N.L., she was a daughter of the
late Philip and Elizabeth (Cross) Harris.
Georgina loved music, watching the horse races and the companionship
of her dogs, Mindy and Lucky.
Surviving is her husband, John J. Boutilier; her sons, Todd (Brenda)
Hines, Wade (Shari) Gouthro, both of North Sydney; her daughters, Lisa
(Robert) Hines-Sowery, St. Catharines, Donna (Mike) Bishop, Thorold,
Ont.; stepsons, Chris Boutilier, at home, Gary and Darren Boutilier,
Ontario; brothers, Philip and Donald (Kay) Harris, North Sydney. Also
surviving are eight grandchildren; two step-grandsons and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held 10-11 a.m. Sunday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral
Home, 107 Pleasant St. North Sydney. A funeral service will take place
11 a.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel with Mike Connolly officiating.
Burial to take place at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Cape Breton SPCA. Online condolences
may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
CLARKE, Lloyd 'Breeze'
The Cape Breton Post, April 21, 2008
Lloyd 'Breeze' Clarke, 80, formerly of Glace Bay, passed away peacefully
at his home on Friday, April 18, 2008. Born in Glace Bay he was the son
of the late Herbert and Mary Elizabeth (Ashe) Clarke. After leaving Glace
Bay at a young age, he worked at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, then
went on to work for the City of Toronto Public Works until his retirement.
Breeze loved his daily leisure walks with many of his friends. He will
be sadly missed by his sister, Muriel Snook, Newfoundland; sister-in-law,
Catherine Clarke, Glace Bay; and many nieces and nephews in Glace Bay.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Grace, sisters,
Emily, Mildred, Dora, Susan and brother, Herb 'Lefty'. Breeze was a kind
and gentle man. He will be deeply missed by family and all those who
knew him. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J.
McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A private burial
will be held at a later date. Online condolences to the Clarke family
are available through www.vjmcgillivray.ca
DROVER, Jean (Dormody), 86
The Cape Breton Post, April 26, 2008
Jean (Dormody) Drover, 86, of Amherst and formerly of Sydney passed away
Thursday, April 24, 2008, at Gables Lodge, Amherst,
with her family at her side.
Jean was born in 1922 in Bishop’s Falls, N.L.
and was a daughter of the late Richard and Sarah (Kelly) Dormody.
Visitation will be held at Campbell’s Funeral Home, 98 Church
St., Amherst, 902-667-9906, Saturday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service
will be held 2 p.m. Sunday from Campbell's Chapel.
Online condolences can be made at www.campbells-amherst.ca
September 18, 1918 - April 10, 2008
The Cape Breton Post, April 12, 2008
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Hubert Emmerson
LeDrew of MacAulay's Lane, Sydney, on Thursday April
10, at the Cape Breton
Regional Hospital. Born in Gullies, N.L., he was the son of the late
John 'Jack' and Marion LeDrew. A decorated veteran of the Second World
War, he served overseas. Hubert received numerous medals and was especially
proud of the medal he received for Normandy and Juno Beach. He was retired
from Sydney Steel, where he worked as a rigger and was a member of the
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12. He was a member of the Wildlife Association.
Hubert was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy in 1994; son, James 'Jimmy' in 1999, and grandson, John Blanchard in 2002. Surviving are his children,
Donna (Perry) Waye, Gordon 'Bucky' (Karen), Carol (Andy) Chan, Marlene
(Adrian) Burke, John (Wanda) and Kim (Ed MacKinnon) Thistle; daughter-in-law,
Judy LeDrew; grandchildren Beth (Allan) Grey, Les (Angie), Carrie (Dave),
Justin (Melanie), Marsha Blanchard, James (Nadine), Anthony (Jen), Matthew,
Melanie (Dusty) Brooks and Thomas; and many great-grandchildren. Visitation
will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Sunday from 2-4 p.m and
7-9 p.m., with a legion service being held at 7 p.m. A funeral service
will be held in the chapel on Monday at 11a.m., with Rev. Wade Reppart
officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. Memorials may me made
to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12.
Condolences may be sent to the family at email@example.com
SCOTT, Arthur Gordon
Feb. 21, 1915-April 28, 2008
The Cape Breton Post, May 1, 2008
Arthur Scott, beloved husband of Muriel Scott of Calgary, passed
away on Monday, April 28, 2008, at the age of 93 years.
Arthur was born in
Port aux Basques, Nfld. He joined the Merchant Marines
in 1939 and served in the Second World War until 1946, travelling all
over the world serving his country. Arthur moved to Sydney, N.S., and
married after the war in 1948. He worked at Colby School for many years
as a caretaker and was an active member of the Church of England. Later
in life, he and Muriel came west to be near family. No matter where Arthur
resided, he always thought of himself as a 'Newfoundlander.' He
was a prolific poet, writing about his early years in Newfoundland and
his war experiences. Arthur's great interest was building model sailing
boats and gardening. He was also an avid fisherman and had a great love
for the outdoors. Besides his loving wife Muriel, Arthur is survived
by two sons and daughters-in-law, Gordon and Georgina, Jim and Marie
and one daughter and son-in-law, Barbara MacKenzie and Rick Rudolf, all
of Calgary; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and two sisters,
Pearl Martin, Sydney, N.S., and Dorothy MacNeil, Halifax, N.S. Funeral
services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's Chapel
of the Bells(2720 Centre St. North), Saturday, May 3, 2008, at 1 p.m.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity
of the donor's choice. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com
In living memory of Arthur Scott, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek
Provincial Park by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Chapel of the
Bells, 2720 Centre St. North, Telephone: (403) 276-2296.
SHEAVES, Philip William, 61
The Cape Breton Post, May 2, 2008
It is with great sadness the family announce the passing of their beloved
husband, father, grandfather and brother, Philip W. Sheaves, age 61,
on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at the Northside General Hospital. Born
in Port aux Basques, Nfld., Philip was the son of the late Philip and
Ivy (Roberts) Sheaves. He worked aboard the Marine Atlantic vessels between
North Sydney and Port aux Basques for many years, retiring early due
to an injury. He was also a skilled carpenter and boat builder, an avid
hunter and fisherman, and enjoyed playing cards. He was a member of the
North Sydney Senior Citizens and Pensioners Club and a member of St.
Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney.
He is survived by his wife,
the former Emma Anderson Sheaves; his four sons, Richard (Donna Torraville),
Toronto, Kenny (Judy), Saskatoon, Scott, British Columbia, and Dwayne
(Carol Marchment), Lower Sackville; his four grandchildren, Adam, Jenna,
Jordan and Samantha; his great-grand daughter, Chesnea; his brother,
John (Helen), two sisters, Myrtle (Reg) Button and Florence Spencer,
all of Port aux Basques; and by several nieces and nephews. He was
predeceased by a son, Derek, one brother Kenny, and five siblings in
infancy. There will be no visitation by request. Cremation has taken
place. A funeral service for Philip will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at
St. Matthew Wesley United Church with Rev. David Luker officiating. Funeral
arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107
Pleasant St., North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian
Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
STEVENS, Azaliah 'Queenie', 99
The Cape Breton Post, May 3, 2008
It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of
Queenie Stevens, which occurred April 30, 2008,
at Harbourstone Enhanced Care Facility, Sydney. She was predeceased by
her loving husband, Cecil Stevens. A memorial service will take place
11 a.m., today (Saturday, May 3, 2008) in the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. Clayton Austin officiating. Donations may be made
the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage
VARDY, Albert Berkley, 63
The Cape Breton Post, April 18, 2008
A loving heart stopped beating on April 16, 2008. We regretfully announce
the passing of Berkley Vardy, 63, of Little Bras d'Or, N.S. Born Jan.
27, 1945 in Harbourmille, N.L., Berkley was the youngest son of the late
George and Josephine (Pardy) Vardy. Berkley trained at the College of
Trades and Technology in St. John's, N.L., and began his career as a
medical laboratory technologist in Gander, N.L. It was in Gander that
Berk met Betty, his wife of 40 years.
In 1970, Berkley moved to North
Sydney. He was employed at the Northside General Hospital for 35 years
and was the department head of the chemistry lab before he retired
in 2005. He was a parishioner at Trinity Anglican Church in Sydney Mines,
where he gave his spare time and spirit willingly, as a parish council
and choir member. He was a hard worker who enjoyed woodworking and
in retirement, bragged that his lawn was comparable to that of a golf
Berkley especially enjoyed time with his grandchildren. Poppa
will be missed! Berkley is survived by his wife, Betty (Gillingham);
his daughter, Rhea (Duncan) MacPhee; his sons, Paul (Sylvia) and Mark
(Tina Ciappara); his adoring grandchildren, Rachael and Monica MacPhee,
Lauren and Charlotte Vardy and Hunter Stevens. He is also survived
by his brothers, Wallace (Hazel) and Clyde; and sisters, Laura (Reuben)
Barnes, Olive (John) Poole and Rebecca Bryan; and father-in-law, Reginald
Gillingham. Berkley was predeceased by his parents, his sisters, Frances
(Morton) Cameron, Ida (John) Penney, Blanche (William) Freebourne,
brothers, William and Herbert, an infant sister, and mother-in-law, Renie
Gillingham. There will be no visitation by request. Cremation has taken
place and a memorial service will be held Saturday 2 p.m. from Trinity
Anglican Church, Queen Street, Sydney Mines, with Rev. Peter Rafuse officiating.
In lieu of flowers; memorial donations may be made to En Cala, The
Stars for Life Foundation for Autism (P.E.I.) or a charity of one's choice.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North
Sydney. Online condolences for the Vardy family may be sent to email@example.com.
Strength and courage aren't always measured in medals and victories.
They are measured in the struggles they overcome. The strongest people
aren't always the people who win, but the people who don't give up
when they lose. Ashley Hodgeson
The Cape Breton Post, May 1, 2008
We regret to announce the passing of Veronica Mary Wadden at
MacKenzie Place, Newmarket, Ont., on Friday, April 25, 2008.
Born in St. John's, Nfld., she was the oldest daughter
of the late Joseph and Eva Mae (Davies) Byrne. She is survived by her daughter,
Julie Thorburn, Bradford, Ont.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren;
two sisters, Shirley Romo and Carol Mullins; two brothers, Leo (Ruth) and
Allister (Irene), all of Glace Bay. She was predeceased by her husband,
Clarence Wadden, formerly of Waddens Cove in 1990; two sisters, Helen Croney
and Mae Toomey and two brothers, Gerald and Michael. Interment took place
in Markham, Ont., April 28, 2008.