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CREWS, William George, 88
William was very loyal to his family and their families, embracing and assisting them through good times and bad, which often included a safe place to lay anchor when necessary .. . his door was always open to us. Surviving are his sisters, Carolyn (Burton) Bridge, Kingston, Ont., Madeline Crews, Timberlea; his companion, Irene Neil, North Sydney; and his aunt, Julia Pyke, also of North Sydney. He will be missed by a large circle of nieces, nephews and cousins. William was predeceased by his brothers, John, Jesse, Willard, Gerald, Melvin and Ronald. In honour of William's personal wishes, a memorial service only will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23 in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home Chapel, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney, with a reception to follow at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Peppett Street, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to email@example.com
FLANNIGAN, Daniel, 82
Dan was a loving husband to Mary
(Carroll) Flannigan and dad to Daniel Joseph 'DJ' (Sandra)
'Carol' (William Maxwell). He is also survived by sisters,
Alice, Winnifred and Annie and brothers, Edward, Tom, Gerimiah, George
and Augustus. He was predeceased by his daughter, Carol Josephine,
sisters, Mary and Penny and brothers, John and Leo. Interment will
take place at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at
firstname.lastname@example.org Memorials may be made to the Holy Redeemer
HYNES, W. Harry
He completed a diploma in electrical engineering from Chicago Engineering Works. Following his first job as a pressman at J.B. Morrison and Son, Sydney, he worked in the electrical department of the steel plant and then moved to Glace Bay in 1940 in the electrical department of Seaboard Power Plant. In 1944, he suffered a severe electrical accident resulting in damage to the head, spinal cord and nervous system. He returned to work and continued at Seaboard Power Plant until retirement as electrical superintendent in 1974.
Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Newsom United Church, Dominion Street, Glace Bay, with Rev. Michael Goodfellow officiating. A reception following will be held at the church. Memorial donations may be made to Newsom United Church, the Glace Bay Food Bank or a charity of choice.
LEMOINE, Freda, 87
LUNDRIGAN, William “Bill”
Bill is survived
by his wife, Jeannette; loving daughter, Paula (Ray) Gabriel, Sydney;
loving son, Mark, at home; loving granddaughter, Melissa, whom he cherished
dearly; sisters, Margaret Myers, Belle Duffney, both of Sydney; brothers,
Edward, John, Allister (Helen), all of Sydney; Gordon, the
Cove Guest Home, and Fred (Linda), Kingston, N.S. He was predeceased
by sisters, Dorothy and Louise. Funeral service will take place Thursday,
2 p.m. at St. Alban's Church with Rev. Brenda Drake MacDonald officiating.
Memorials may be sent to Palliative Care or the VON. Condolences may
be sent to the family at email@example.com
MARTIN, Henry Baxter 89
‘Bax’ as he was commonly called, was also a courageous veteran of Second World War having served with the Canadian infantry until the war’s end with pride, honour and dedication to his country. Bax worked for many years at Sydney Steel until Black Friday in 1968, when he and Pearl moved to Toronto, where he worked until his retirement at Kawneer Aluminum Corp. in 1983. Since returning to Cape Breton in 2001, he lived in Sydney River until his passing.
Bax was a kind, gentle man, full of fun who enjoyed life to the fullest, always considerate of others and respected by all who knew him. He was the head of a proud family, a mantle he wore with wisdom and pride.
“Gone but not forgotten, he is now and will continue to live in our hearts and memories forever.”
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at the Anglican Church of Christ the King, George Street, Sydney, with Rev. Fred Rhymes and Rev. Val Rhymes officiating. Reception will take place at Christ the King Church Hall. Interment to follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com Donations may be made in Bax’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of . . . Chant's Funeral Home.
STREET, Ronald, 43
Ron had a long and distinguished career with the Canadian Navy, beginning in July 1981. He was dedicated to and loved the military and especially the sea, having served on Her Majesty's Canadian ships, Charlottetown, Iroquois, Athabaskan, Algonquin and Protecteur. He also served onshore at CFB Halifax, CFB Greenwood and CFS Gander. One of the highlights of Ron's career was a six-month tour of duty at CFS Alert, from March-September 2005. Ron was very proud of the fact that he was a cook and had the privilege of preparing meals for Pope John Paul II, Governor-General Adrienne Clarkson and members of the British Royal Family. An avid outdoorsman, Ron enjoyed fourwheeling, moose hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed making Christmas crafts and drawing. He was a big fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs. He loved to go to the rink and watch his sons play hockey in the winter and baseball in summer. One of his favourite things was to entertain people with his stories and jokes, on Saturdays, while he was preparing a good scoff for them.
Ron is survived by his
loving, devoted wife and best friend, Michelle (Prince); his sons,
who were very precious to him, Matthew (Bubs) and Max, and his two beautiful
daughters, Melissa (Pete) and Keisha. Besides his parents, he is also
survived by a sister, Mildred (Sean) Osmond, East Bay; and brothers,
Johnny (Joan) Street, Port aux Basques, Art (Paula) Street, Lloydminister,
Sask., Sheldon (Heidi) Street, Port aux Basques, and Trevor (Nicki)
Street, Port aux Basques. Also left to mourn are his mother and father-in-law,
Clarence and Catherine Prince,whom he loved dearly; sister-in-law,
Deanna (Chris) Tobin, Sydney Mines; brothers-in-law, Daryl Gorman and
Alex Prince, both of Halifax; and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces,
nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his sister-in-law, Colette
Gorman. Visitation for Ron will be held in the J.M.Jobes Funeral Home,
635 Main St., Sydney Mines, today (Friday, Feb. 29) from 2-4 and 7-9
p.m. The funeral service will take place Saturday at 11 a.m. in Trinity
Anglican Church, with the Rev. Peter Rafuse officiating. According to
Ron's wishes, cremation will follow the service. Donations in Ron's memory
may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or the Palliative Care Society.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org
WHALEN, Ronald George 85
Ron was survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Viola (Harte); three daughters, Vesta (John) MacNeil, Sydney, Patricia Mevold, Dartmouth, Terry (Frank) LeBlanc, Coxheath; three sons, Kevin (Anne), New Brunswick, Ronnie (Valerie), Yarmouth, Barry (Paula), Summerside, P.E.I.; 14 grandchildren, Donna Lynn, Ronnie, Yvonne, Barbara, Jennifer, Christopher, Scott, Ryan, Adam, Amanda, Jeremy, Jody, Melissa, Alex; nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter. He is also survived one sister, Gwen Driver, Ottawa; three brothers, Ellis, Ross (Pat), both of New Brunswick, and Ches, Sydney. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by one sister, Mona Hicks, and one brother, Oscar. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held Monday, Feb. 4 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, from 2-3:30 p.m. A memorial service will take place at 3:30 p.m., Monday in the funeral home chapel. Reception to follow. Family flowers only, donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com
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