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BONNAR, Rebecca Elizabeth 92
She is survived by her daughter, Brenda (Jack Billard), George's River; granddaughter, Angela (David Measher), granddaughter, Anita (Kenny Mountain); great-grandchildren and lights of her life, James and Claire Measher and Brandon Mountain. She is also survived by her stepson, Freeman (Margie Serroul), Sydney Mines; step granddaughter, Mary (Jake Rendell), George's River; step great-granddaughter, Stacey (Jamie Billard), Sydney Mines; step grandsons, Jamie Rendell, Sydney Mines, and Shaun Rendell, George's River, step great-granddaughter, Abigale; and step great-grandson, Max Billard. Also surviving are sisters, Amelia Bird, Halifax, Jean Kettle, Grand Bay, N.L., Rita Collins, St. John's, N.L.; and brother, Arthur(Jean), Grand Bay, N.L. She was predeceased by her loving husband, James, sister, Myrtle Kettle, brothers, Walter, Cyril, Harold and Oscar Kettle. Visitation for the late Mrs. Bonnar will be in Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be celebrated Tuesday at 2 p.m. in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Rev. Ritchie Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery. No flowers please due to family allergies. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be e-mailed to the family at email@example.com
COLLINS, Joseph G.
Joe was retired from Marine Atlantic (Systems Analyst) and attended Holy Family Roman Catholic Church. He was a life member of Holy Family Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree Member Msgr. Roy MacDonald Assembly. He was a former usher, Eucharistic minister, lector, sacristan, altar server and parish manager; former scout and cub leader; past district commissioner of Keltic District (Nova Scotia); former member of St. Pat's Family Centre board of directors and he was a former volunteer with many organizations in the local community.
Joe will be sadly missed by his daughters, Gail Collins, Dartmouth, N.S., Carolyn Jessome (Derek), Lower Sackville, N.S.; sons, David (Catherine), Sydney Mines, N.S., Gerard(Suzanne), Moncton, N.B., Chris (Judy), Sherwood Park, Alta., Raymond(Michelle), Moncton, N.B.; grandchildren, Jonathan, Michael, Matthew, Christopher, Gail, Sean, Patrick, Meaghan, Daniel, Katelyn; great-granddaughter, Saoirse; sisters, Alice Cooper, St. John's, N.L., Rosemarie Mullins (Peter), Placentia, N.L.; brothers, Raymond (Patricia), William (Loretta), both of Placentia, N.L.; sisters-in-law, Anne Collins, Corner Brook, N.L., Theresa Collins, Placentia, N.L.; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Joe was predeceased by his wife, Patricia Collins (1996), sisters, Adelaide, Molly, brothers, Alexander, Austin, Eugene, Reginald. Visitation at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Rd., Moncton, N.B. (506-858-1995) is today (Thursday, July 26), 7-9 p.m. and Friday, July 26, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers and sharing of memories, Friday, 8:30 p.m. Funeral mass, Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, Saturday, July 26, 2008, 10 a.m., Rev. Phil Mulligan officiating. Reception following the mass. Interment, Alderwood Cemetery, Riverview, N.B. In Joe's memory, donations to NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.fergusonknowlesfh.com
DAVIES, Elizabeth Jean 91
Elizabeth is survived by two sons, Robert (Dorothy), James (Martha); daughter-in-law Myrna; one sister, Frances; two brothers, Harold and Lorne; and also by six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and aunt, Beatie MacDonald, New Waterford. Elizabeth is predeceased by her husband, Charles, son, Fred, sisters, Mary, Doris and Viola, brothers, Fred, Marcilln and Jim, great grandsons, Matthew James and Douglas and great-granddaughter, Emily. Visitation for the late Elizabeth Jean Davies will be held Wednesday, July 23, 2008, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Patten Funeral Home & Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, 849-7520. Funeral service will be held Thursday, July 24, 2008, at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Martha MacDonald officiating. Burial to take place in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Glace Bay-Sydney Highway. Donations in Elizabeth's memory may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be made at www.mem.com
DOBSON, David Allan
DWYER, Maxine (Freid) 61
MacINTYRE, C. Bernice
Bernice is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Jerry; brother, Gerald O'Hearn, U.S.A.; daughters, Carol (Bud) Streeter, Fall River, Lynn (Kenny) Pitchuck, Petawawa; sons, Kent (Madeleine), Halifax, Mark (Norma), Lower Sackville, and Ted, Pemberton, B.C. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren, five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Patricia. Bernice was a past president and lifelong member of St. Anthony Daniel CWL; a founding member of St. Anthony Daniel parish council; a former volunteer with palliative care and an active member of a small and dedicated prayer group. Thank you to family and friends near and far for calls, cards, visits, food and prayer. Special thanks to VON nurses. An Cala Palliative Care staff and notably Fr. Norman MacPhee, Fr. Neil McKenna and especially Dr. Glenn Gracie. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 9, 2008, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony Daniel Church, Thursday, July 10 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Donald MacGillivary officiating. There will be a reception in the Saint Anthony Daniel parish hall following the service. Family interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery. Donations may be made to the An Cala Palliative Care Unit at Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Online condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mem.com
NOSEWORTHY, Theodore “Ted” 97
Ted was born Nov. 4, 1910, in St. Anthony, N.L. to the late Charles and Patience (Brown) Noseworthy. In June 1935, he was united in marriage to Clara May Annesty, who passed away in 1973. They had two children, Ralph and Clifford. Ted later married Margaret (Andrews) Noseworthy who survives him. He is also mourned by his sister, Dora MacDonald, and his sister-in-law, Chris Noseworthy, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and friends. Ted worked in he Sydney Steel Plant's nail mill for over 40 years. He was a very active member of the United Protestant Church and IOOF (the Independent Order of Odd Fellows) and well known for having painted his home in Howie Center Cape Breton tartan. Visitation will take place Monday, July 14, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, July, 15 in Sydney River United Protestant Church, with Rev. Dana Feltmate officiating. Burial to follow in Alfred E. Smith Cemetery. The family would like to send a very special thank you to the Harbourstone Enhanced Care Center for their incredible care and support. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com
OLIVER, Dorothy 'Dot' Margaret (Gale) 82
Dorothy was a member of St. Leonard Parish, Mount Carmel Church and a member of the New Waterford Pensioners' Club where she enjoyed a good game of cards with her friends. She also enjoyed a good dance. A faith-filled woman, Dot gave of herself unceasingly for family and friends. She was a wonderful mother and an exceptional grandmother and great-grandmother. Surviving are daughters, Rita (Rick) Hanes, Gail (Wayne) Power, both of New Waterford, Cathy (Dale) Caume, River Ryan; sons, Rev. James, Sydney, Raymond (Gertrude), Halifax, Gordon (Marlene), Charles (Cheryl), both of New Waterford; brother, Robert (Maybelle), Stephenville, N.L.; sisters, Rita Doyle, Stephenville, N.L., Gertrude Gillis, Codroy, N.L.; grandchildren, Joey, Mark, Jeffrey, Janet, Raymond, Scott, Greg, Chris, Aimee, Tony, Christa, Lindsay, Melissa, Josh, Haley, Joseph and Madison; great-grandchildren, Emiley and Neely Rae; aunts, Sr. Gertrude Caroline Gillis, Wellesley, Mass., Margaret 'Maggie' Doyle, Stephenville, N.L. and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Joseph, daughter, Diane Bates, two children in infancy, and three brothers, Johnny, Peter and Gordon. Visitation will be held Saturday, 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral mass will be celebrated Monday, July 7, 2008, at 10a.m. in the Parish of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Church with Dorothy's son, Rev. James W. Oliver, officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Luncheon to follow at St. Agnes parish hall. All are welcome. Donations in her memory may be made to the Parish of St. Leonard, Hospice/Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton, or a charity of one's choice. A special word of thanks to Palliative Care and Victorian Order of Nurses for their great care and concern for mom. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca
Born in LaPoile, N.L., and raised there, he was the son of the late Robert H. and Ann Louise (Taylor) Organ. George spent his working years at sea, starting with his father at age 15, and also helping him raise the family. He left home at an early age and fished with many skippers, until he took over as a skipper himself. He owned and operated several boats of his own until 1972 when he joined the Canadian Coast Guard ship the John A. MacDonald. He called her the pride of the fleet, the best leading the rest. He was saddened when she was decommissioned.
George spent many summers in the Arctic, high Arctic and winter months patrolling Canadian waters. His wife stayed at home to raise the family and was left with an empty nest. Then, to get closer and spend more time at home, he joined the search and rescue ship Alert until his retirement in 1995. Over the years, like most seamen, he faced many raging storms and many close calls, but he was fearless and seldom spoke of any events. He also spent a year with captain Tom Edmunds on the M.V. Mayfall going from Halifax to the West Indies and Caribbean Islands as mate. His happiest days were at sea, the Arctic was his favourite. George also liked woodworking, he built several small boats and the family home.
Surviving is his wife, Patricia Organ; his children, Donnie (Kim), Elaine Ongo (Peter Townsend), both of Halifax, Wayne and Craig, North Sydney, and Glen (Trina), Calgary; six granddaughters, Erin and Nicole Ongo, Ainslie and Ashlan Organ, Patricia and Emma Organ, three sisters, Rose (Jim) MacDonald, Balls Creek, Clara Bennett, Sydney Mines, Maud Miles, Corner Brook, N.L.; also a half sister, Vera Herrit, Burnt Island, N.L.; and many nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by brothers in law Frank Bennett and Gerald Miles. Toll No More, Dad, Rest in Peace Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service will be held Wednesday 3 p.m. at St. Matthew Wesley United Church with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Palliative care Cape Breton or the St. Matthew Wesley Building Fund. Online condolences may be sent to email@example.com
RICHARDSON, Ralph Laurie 74
WILLIAMS, Mary Violet 88
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