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DRAKE, William Joseph Drake
Born in St. Jacques, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary Drake. He was employed with CN Marine for 40 years, where he was chief engineer of the Cabot Strait and the Burgeo. He retired in 1977.
Bill was a beloved member of the community who tirelessly volunteered his time to help others. He played music for the residents at the Northside Guest home for many years. He was an active member of St. Joseph parish, in North Sydney, where he was a lector and played music in the choir. He was a proud 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council 5109 in North Sydney, as well as a 4th degree member of the Fr. William B. MacLeod General Assembly.
He was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Merchant Marine. He was a member of the C.B. Naval Veterans Association, and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #19 North Sydney, where he enjoyed playing darts and socializing with friends.
Bill is survived by his sons, David (Tina) and Billy (Grace), both of Cornerbrook, N.L., and his daughter, Carol Anne (Gary Wadden), North Sydney; his brother, Con Drake, North Sydney; and his loving sister, Betty (Stu) Tait, North Sydney. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Sherry (Richard) Borgo, Jennifer Drake (David), Tom and John Bradbury, Erin Ferguson (Darrell), Alicia Drake; also by his special friends, Dorothy and Joe King. He was predeceased by his wife, Mildred Jane (Blackmore) Drake, his infant son, Billy, and a brother, Pat. Visitation for the late Bill Drake will be held Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral mass will take place 10 a.m. Thursday, from St. Joseph Church, with Rev. Jim Attwood officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery. The Knights of Columbus will gather at the funeral home for prayers Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or any charity. Online condolences may be sent to email@example.com
She leaves to mourn with precious memories her sons, Frank (Trudy), Florence, Carl (Diane), Sydney Mines, and daughter, Sharon MacIntyre (Donald), Hillside Boularderie; her grandchildren, Tanya Herritt (Jason Clarkson) and her daughter, Michaela; Steven Herritt (Margaret Ann) and their sons, Aubrey and Ashton; Shane MacIntyre (Sarah) and their children, Max, Leah, MacKenzie and Finn; Adam MacIntyre (Crystal) and their son, Noah; and Natasha MacIntyre (Mike Delaney), Boularderie. Also surviving are her sisters, Margaret (Arch) Osmond, Newfoundland, and Edna Banks (the late Fred Banks), North Sydney; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Wyndell Herritt, infant twins and infant daughter, her sister, Mabel and brothers, Roy, Fred and Henry. Visitation for Lillian will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Gloria McClure-Fraser officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Claudine treasured time spent with her family and friends. She is survived by daughter, Rolonda Ulrich, Glace Bay; stepdaughter, Stella Huckle, Chatham, Ontario and stepson Robert (Mary) Hussey, Waterloo, Ontario. Also surviving are sisters, Jerusha (George) Roberts, Victorville, Ca., Barbara (Carl) Brownell, Chilliwack, B.C., Sharon (Emile) Fournier, Kingston, N.S. and brothers, William Wareham Jr., Glace Bay, Frank Janes, Glace Bay, Baxter Janes, Cambridge, Ontario, Howard Janes, Petawawa, Ontario, and Clyde (Bonnie) Wareham, Beaver Bank, N.S. Claudine was predeceased by her husband, Albert Hussey; stepdaughter, Doris Wark; stepsons, Melvin Hussey and Jackie Hussey; brothers, Ernest, Samuel, and Elijah Wareham and Charles Janes and sisters, Patricia Nina Janes, Margaret Penny, Sarah Hennessey, Clara Hennessey and Dorothy Fukala. She will also be sadly missed by her favorite feline, Rajah.
Visitation for Claudine Hussey will take place on Thursday, August 27, 2009 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Friday, August 28, 2009 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held on Saturday August 29, 2009 at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Marconi Street, Glace Bay with Rev. Vernon Reid officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney Road. Donations in Claudine’s memory may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be forwarded to the family at email@example.com
MacMULLIN, Mary Jane
Born in St. John’s, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late William and Alfreda (Sparks) Hunt. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, James Barclay Robertston; daughter, Sharon in infancy and her sister, Sarah. She is survived by her daughters, Marilyn (Al Martell), Cole Harbour, Linda (Frank Sutherland), Sydney Mines and Helen (Robert Eisener), Digby; sons, David, Florence and Curtis (Lisa), Halifax. Also surviving are grandchildren, Traci, Frankie, Carrie, Alanna, Ryan, Heather, Chad, Krista, Cameron and Emma; great-grandchildren, Kalin and Logan and by several cousins. There will be no visitation. The funeral service will take place Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Grace Fellowship Church, Sydney Mines, with Rev. Rick Barnes officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. Arrangements are entrusted to Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Family flowers only, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or the Kidney Foundation. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
TURNER, Mary 'Dolly'
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