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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
June 2008


MAUGER, Patricia Ann
Age 56
The Cape Breton Post, June 24, 2008

It is with great sadness that we, the family, have to announce the loss of a loving wife, mother and grandmother, Patricia Ann Mauger of Rocky Bay, who passed away suddenly on June 22, 2008, at the St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Born in St. John's, N.L., she was a daughter of Anne (Corbett) Myers of Chapel's Cove N.L., and the late Joseph Myers. Patricia loved music and a good time with family and friends.

Left with fond and loving memories are her loving husband of 25 years, Warren Chester; daughter, Karen, Sydney; son, Glen, at home; grandchildren, Carter, Madison and Kircy; sisters, Mary (James) Hawco, Chapel's Cove, N.L., Loretta (Patrick) Healey, Holy Rood, N.L., Theresa Morrissey and Family, Chapel's Cove, Debbie (Patrick) Stratt, Harbour Main N.L; brother, James (Bernadette) Myers, Chapel's Cove N.L.; also a large number of nieces and nephews and a circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her special grandmother, Nora, mother and father-in-law, Ester and John Mauger and sister, Doreen Cantwell Visitation will be held this evening (Tuesday, June 24, 2008) from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday, June 25 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. from where a vigil service will be held at 4 p.m. to celebrate the life of Patricia, all in the C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat, with Rev. Angus MacDougall officiating A memorial mass will be held at a later date in St. Peter and Paul's Church, Harbour Main, N.L., with burial in the R.C. Cemetery, Chapel's Cove N.L. Memorial donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home in Arichat. Family flowers only please. To send online condolences or to light a candle in memory of Margaret, visit us online at

POWELL, Raymond “Ray” Nelson   93
Aspen, Guysborough County
The Cape Breton Post, June 11, 2008
Powell, Raymond "Ray" Nelson
, 93, of Aspen, Guysborough County, passed away June 10, 2008, in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Glenwood, N.L., he was a son of the late Nathaniel and Liza (Leit) Powell. He was a retired RCMP officer and a life member of the RCMP Veterans Association. He was also employed at Sydney Steel, Trenton Industries, Halifax Shipyards and Simmons Ltd. Ray was a well-known athlete having played hockey with the Sydney Millionaires, New Glasgow Bombers and Halifax Crescents and baseball with the Halifax Shipyards. He was a member of the Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Ray was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Sydney, and an adherent of Kirk Memorial United Church, Aspen.

Surviving are daughters, Karen Miller, Nanaimo, B.C., Claudia (Randy) Currie, Dartmouth; son, Raymond C., Halifax; grandchildren, Kristan and Tara Miller and Christopher and Kyle Currie. He was predeceased by his wife, Wilma (MacKeen) Powell, brother, Claude and sisters, Susie MacLeod, Jessie Peverly, Laura MacKinnon and Blanche Marks. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday in Kirk Memorial United Church, Aspen, with Derek Elsworth officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Aspen. A drop in to celebrate Ray's life will take place at 373 Waverley Rd., Dartmouth, Saturday, June 14 from 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Kirk Memorial United Church, Aspen, or the Nova Scotia Lung Association. Arrangements are under the direction of the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow.

ROSE, Gordon Bertram   79
The Cape Breton Post, June 2, 2008

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gordon Rose, which occurred June 1, 2008. Gordie went home to be with the Blessed Lord in who he trust for Salvation 26 years ago. Born 1928 in Great Harbour, N.L., he was the son of the late Wesley and Grace (Bungay) Rose. Gordie was employed with Marine Atlantic on the ship from North Sydney to Newfoundland for 30 years until his retirement 22 years ago. He enjoyed working with his hands and was a member of the Gospel Hall. Gordie is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Colleen (Ferguson) Rose; five daughters, Linda (Rick) Kendell, Sydney Mines, Sharon (Dale) Rose, Truro, Ellen (Ron) MacSween, Fort McMurray, Grace (Ron) Miller, Hamilton, Stella Howatson, Florence; one son, Gordie (Florence) Rose, George's River; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his four sisters, Florence (Norman), Marie (Gerry) Drodge, Gladys Snook, Elizabeth (Ron) Kent; one brother, Ron (Rita) Rose, all of Newfoundland; sisters-in-law, Grace Rose, Helen Rose, both of Newfoundland, Phyllis Rose, Dartmouth; as well as many nieces and nephews. And will be sadly missed by the Ferguson family. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Dorothy (1974), daughter, Doreen Phyllis, son-in-law, Cyril Howatson, four brothers, Ralph, Charles, Gerald and Clyde. Visitation will take place today, June 2, at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 3 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel, with Mr. Doug Stevens and David Swan presiding. Interment will take place in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cape Breton Palliative Care Society, VON or charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at

SIMMS, John “Jack” B. Simms 98
Glace Bay
The Cape Breton Post, June 23, 2008

It is with great sadness that we the family announce the loss of our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, John 'Jack' Simms on Saturday, June 21, 2008, at the Glace Bay Healthcare Complex. Dad was born in Pass Island, N.L., Jan. 22, 1910. He was the son of the late Jacob and Alice (Piercy) Simms. Dad worked the coal mines for 33 years in Caledonia and #26. He loved being down in his barn building lawn ornaments and birdhouses. John was predeceased by his wife of 69 years, Viletta (Rideout) Simms, a daughter Thelma, son-in-law, Doddy Osborne, daughters-in-law, Nessie and Edith Simms, brothers, Sandy, Walter, Jake, Phil and Bert. Surviving are sons, Gord (Veronica), Art (Rose), Jack (Helen), Jim (Maureen); daughter, Brenda (Mrs. Bill Munden); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a very special friend, Beanie. Visitation for the late John Simms will take place Monday, June 23, 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 Tuesday, June 24, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Anglican Church with Rev. Vernon Reid officiating. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to



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