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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
December 2009

 

BENNETT, Mary Jane
Glace Bay
The Cape Breton post, December 21, 2009

It is with sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Mary Jane Bennett, 97, of Glace Bay passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.

Born in Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late William and Annie (Russell) Penney. Mary was a member of St. Anthony's Church, Glace Bay. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Left to mourn her passing are sons, Gerry (Alice), Mike (Marcella), Garfield, Leo and Allan, all of Glace Bay, and Billie of Toronto; daughters, Thelma King, Ann (Charlie) Long, Sydney, Gloria Bennett, Glace Bay; daughter-in-law, Sharon Bennett, Glace Bay. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren whom Mary cherished. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband, Benjamin, son, Benny, sisters, Georgina Parsons, Leah Parsons, Elsie Jones, brothers, Leander Penney, Headley Penney and son-in-law, Neville King.

Visitation for Mary Bennett will be held Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Fr. Conrad Edwards officiating. Interment will be in St. Anthony Cemetery next to her husband, Benjamin. Online condolences to the Bennett family are available through www.vjmcgillivray.ca


BEST, Gerald William
North Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, December 17, 2009
Born at Rose Blance, Newfoundland, Canada

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Gerald William Best, 76, of Stanley Street, North Sydney, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at the Northside General Hospital.

Born in Rose Blanche, N.L., he was a son of the late John and Elsie (Knott) Best. He worked as a stevedore with Marine Atlantic until his retirement. Gerald was a devoted member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church and the Royal Albert Masonic Lodge #19. Gerald is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Florence (Bond) Best; daughters, Lana Best (Kenny), Florence, Valerie (Paul) MacDougall, Sydney Mines; sons, Gerald (Eileen) Best, Russell, Manitoba, Kevin (Darlene) Best, Sydney Mines, John (Kim) Best, Upper Sackville; seven grandchildren, Jesslyn, Tamika, Trevor, Steven, Todd, Christopher and Alyssa. Also surviving his one sister, Susie Melbourne, North Sydney; and several nieces and nephews. Gerald was predeceased by one sister, Amelia (Millie) Brown, brothers, Thomas, Walter, Claude and John Best.

Visitation for Gerald will be held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A Masonic service will be held Friday evening at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Funeral service will take place 11 a.m. Saturday, in St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, with Rev. Gloria McClure-Fraser officiating. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation or Nova Scotia Lung Association. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com


BYRNE, Ruth Ann R.N., Glace Bay
Born at St. Andrew's, Newfoundland, Canada
The Cape Breton Post, January 2, 2010
Ruth Ann Byrne
, age 76 of Denver St. and formerly of 1-B Road, Glace Bay, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in St. Andrew’s, Newfoundland, Ruth was the daughter of the late Alexander and Kathleen (Lawrence) McIsaac. Ruth was a member of St. John’s Church, Glace Bay. She graduated from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing as an R.N. and was employed at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Glace Bay. Ruth was also a member of the St. Vincent DePaul Society.

She is survived by her husband, Leo Byrne; three daughters, Leone (Craig) Whitfield, Alberta, Ruth Ann (Gordon) Power, Halifax, Marilyn (Michael) Young, Glace Bay; four sons, David, Glace Bay, Phillip (Mary Ann), Bermuda, Gerard (Dorothy) and James, both in Halifax. Ruth is also survived by two sisters, Nora Anderson, Mary (Ronald) Romken; eleven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Ruth was predeceased by four brothers, Jerry, Jack, Wilfred, Archie; six sisters, Frances McKenzie, Veronica Hall, Murial Paddington, Rose Corkum, Joan and Maude in childhood. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home,16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. The funeral mass, officiated by Rev. Leo Boone is Monday morning at 10 a.m. in St. Johns Church, Glace Bay followed by interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. All are welcome to join the family for a reception in the parish hall. As an expression of sympathy for Ruth, donations in her memory may be made to the Society of St. Vincent DePaul, St. Johns Chapter. On line condolences to the family can be expressed through the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Website: www.vjmcgillivray.ca


GILL, George
Sydney
Born at Pinchard’s Island , Newfoundland , Canada
The Cape Breton Post, December 29, 2009
George Gill
passed away at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009. Born in Pinchard’s Island, N.L., he was the son of the late Sidney and Theresa Gill. Before retirement, George worked for many years at Cape Breton Dairy. He was a member of the Golden K. He is survived by his daughter, Gladys (Francis) MacKenzie, Bedford, N.S.; and son, David (Linda), Edmonton, Alta. Surviving also, are six grandchildren, Theodore, Elizabeth, Allison and Rachel MacKenzie and Sophia and Abbey Gill. He was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Shirley, a sister, Celie, and two brothers, Weston and Tom. There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. at The Church of Christ the King, Trinity Avenue, Sydney, Jan. 16, 2010, with Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. A reception will follow in the parish hall. Committal will be held at Hardwood Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


MATTHEWS, Sarah
North Sydney
Born at English Harbour East, Newfoundland, Canada
The Cape Breton Post, December 26, 2009

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Sarah Alice Matthews, age 79, former long time resident of 34 Brook Street, on Wednesday December 23, 2009 at the Northside Community Guest Home, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in English Harbour East, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Randall and Katherine (Follett) Dodge. Sarah was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, member of the L.O.B.A. for many years, and a member of the North Sydney Senior Citizens and Pensioners Club. Sarah worked with her husband Ivan at the Canteen in the North Sydney Community Forum for several years.

She is survived by her son, Ivan (Nadine) Matthews and their children Kailin and Kelsey; daughters, Lila (Joe) Howell, and their children, Alicia and Michael and Marilyn Matthews and her daughter Rachel, all of North Sydney; one brother, Earl (Ellen) Dodge, Grand Bank, Nfld.; brothers-in-law, Jordan Dodge, St. John’s, Nfld., Richard (Sharon) Matthews, North Sydney, Garland Lilly, North Sydney, sisters-in-law, Mary Sheaves, North Sydney, Madeline (Banks) MacLean, Upper North Sydney, Gloria (Ray) Rolfe, Sydney, Tina (Walter) Jesso, Winnipeg; also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Sarah was predeceased by her husband, Ivan Matthews; sisters, Phoebe Osmond and Meta Dodge; brother-in-law, Gordon (Claretta) Matthews.

Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009 in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Carl Fraser officiating. Burial to take place at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com


MOULAND, Linda Mae (Hicks)
Halifax/Sydney
Born in 06/03/1919 at Bonavista, Newfoundland, Canada
The Cape Breton Post, January 4, 2009
Linda Mae (Hicks) Mouland
, 90, Halifax, formerly of Sydney, passed away Dec. 31, 2009, in Shannex Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax. Born March 6, 1919, in Bonavista, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Laura (Hicks) Hicks. She devoted her life to her family and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Linda is survived by son, Douglas (Marcia) Mouland, Truro; daughter, Brenda (Chris) Zinck, Hammonds Plains; brother, Bramwell Hicks, Bonavista; sister-in-law, Phoebe Hicks, Catalina, N.L.; grandson, Peter Mouland (Sarah Quintal), Ottawa; granddaughter, Laura (Chris) McCrossin, Calgary; great-granddaughter, Abigail McCrossin. Linda was predeceased Dec. 9, 2009, by her loving husband of 65 years, Peter Mouland. Besides her parents, she also was predeceased by an infant son, Douglas, sisters, Clarice and Ella Hicks in childhood, brothers, Victor and Hugh Hicks, Bonavista, Earl Hicks, Eastern Passage. There will be no visitation. A family funeral service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Dr., Halifax. Burial will take place at a later date in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Linda may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
The family wishes to thank Kris and Mariola Ganski and Elzbieta Kubow at Kingswood Residence, as well as the staff of Parkstone for the wonderful care provided to our mother.


MOULAND, Peter
Halifax
The Cape Breton Post, December 11, 2009
Born in 29/09/1919 at Bonavista, Newfoundland, Canada
Peter Mouland
, 90, Halifax, formerly of Sydney, passed away December 9, 2009, in Shannex Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax. Born September 29, 1919 in Bonavista, NL, he was a son of the late Silas and Beatrice (Skiffington) Mouland. Peter worked as a fisherman in NL before moving to Sydney where he was employed for 43 years at the Sydney Steel Corp.

Peter was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and he was very proud of his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Linda (Hicks) Mouland; son, Douglas (Marcia) Mouland, Truro; daughter, Brenda (Chris) Zinck, Hammonds Plains; brother, Roy Mouland, Kelowna, BC; grandson, Peter Mouland (Sarah Quintal), Ottawa, ON; granddaughter, Laura (Chris) McCrossin, Calgary, AB; great-granddaughter, Abigail McCrossin. Besides his parents, Peter was predeceased by an infant son, Douglas; brother, Yetman Mouland. There will be no visitation. A private funeral service will be held Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009 at 2 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Lacewood Dr., Halifax. Burial will take place in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Peter may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. The family wishes to thank Kris and Mariola Ganski and Elzbieta Kubow at Kingswood Residence, as well as the staff at Parkstone for the wonderful care provided to our father.

 

 

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