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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
January 2009

 

COURTNEY, Jessie Mae 84
North Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, January 13, 2009

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother and grandmother, Jessie Mae Courtney, age 84, a resident of the Northside Community Guest Home, and formerly of Forman Street, on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, at the guest home. Born in Rose Blanche, NL, Jessie was the daughter of the late James and Rose (MacDonald) Brown. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a member of the Northside Senior Citizens and Pensioners Club. Jessie was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, and a member of the ACW. Jessie is survived by her son, Brent (Vera) Courtney, North Sydney; and a daughter, Frances Chisholm, Dartmouth; seven grandchildren, Trena, Lee Scott, Angela, Ricky, Lisa, Erica and Lindsay and nine great-grandchildren, Troy, Max, Sam, Maggie, Courtney, Patrick, Ryan, Mary and Cory and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Eric Courtney, a daughter, Alma Kent, two sisters, Hanna and Ellen and a brother, John. Visitation for Jessie will be held from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Carl Fraser officiating. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com


HISCOCK, Winnifred
Jan. 31, 2009
The Cape Breton Post, February 2, 2009

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Winnifred Hiscock of Glace Bay at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital with her family by her side, on Jan. 31, 2009, at the age of 92. Born in Grand Bank, N.L., she was the daughter of the late George and Jessie Farthing. Winnifred was employed in her early years for Shore and in later years with Top Supermarket. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Glace Bay and a lifelong member of Epworth Church. Winnifred also liked bowling in the ladies league.

Winnifred is survived by her son, David, Glace bay; sister, Nellie Ferguson, Glace Bay; grandchildren, Angie and Heather; great grandchildren, Zachary, Isaiah, Jessica and Jacob. Winnifred is also survived by her close friend, Hilda Shaw. Winnifred was predeceased by her husband, John Graham, one son in infancy, sisters, Violet and Georgina, brother, Albert. Visitation for the late Winnifred Hiscock will be held Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, at Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, 849-7520, from 2-3 p.m. Funeral service to follow in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Michael Goodfellow officiating. Interment will be held in Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. Donations in Winnifred's memory can be made to the Palliative Care Society or a charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be emailed to patten@seaside.ns.ca


MacINTOSH, Marjorie (Stead) 95
North Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, January 2, 2009

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother and grandmother 'Marge' at the Northside General Hospital, following a lengthy illness. Marjorie was born Nov. 17, 1913, in Belle Island, N.L. She was the daughter of the late Archdeacon John Stead and Margaret (Thompson) Stead. Together with her parents, Marjorie lived in Durham, England, Centerville, New Brunswick, Dayspring, Halifax and North Sydney. She received her education from Kings-Edgehill School, Normal College and Dalhousie University before beginning her teaching career at Regent Street School in North Sydney. After her marriage to Johnny MacIntosh, she lived in Toronto for several years before returning to North Sydney. Marjorie retired as principal of Fairview Elementary School in 1979, after teaching for 32 years.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Johnny, brother Dr. Lewelyn Stead and sister Joan Mumford. She is survived by her daughter, Elaine Marsh (Tommy), with whom she resided and her son, John, Valencia, Calif. Also surviving are her granddaughters, Leeann (Jeff) Higgins, Diane (Michael) Sampson and Kristi (Chris) Hobrecker; great-granddaughters, Claire, Halle, Callia and Cayden; and sister-in-law, Joan Stead. She will be sadly missed by her furry friend, Ali. Visitation will be held Friday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at 2:30 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, King Street, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com     Special thanks to those who showed such kindness in assisting with her care.


MacADAM, Elizabeth M.
1925-2009
Glace Bay
The Cape Breton Post, January 3, 2008

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Elizabeth MacAdam of Glace Bay. Elizabeth passed away on Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, at the Glace Bay Health Care Facility. Born in Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late William and Helen (Penny) Cole. She was a member of Holy Cross parish, Glace Bay. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Catherine; sons, Hector, Danny and Keith; sister, Marg Nearing; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Joseph and daughter, Donna. In honouring Elizabeth's wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Online condolences to the MacAdam family are available through www.vjmcgillivray.ca


NEWELL, Edgar 86
Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, February 2, 2009

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Edgar Clarence Newell who passed away Friday, Jan.30, 2009, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. He was born in Bonavista Bay, N.L., the son of the late Joseph and Jane (Stanley) Newell. Edgar retired from Sydney Steel Corp. He was a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 128 Whitney Pier, having served overseas during the Second World War. Edgar found great enjoyment in life playing guitar and fishing.

Edgar is survived by his wife, Marcella, the love of his life; three sons, James (Catherine), Edgar (Helen) and Joseph, all of Sydney; three grandchildren, Catherine, James and April; three great grandchildren, Catherine, Lyndsay and Emma. He is also survived by a brother, Eric, Sydney. Edgar was predeceased by three brothers, Maxwell, Joseph and Wesley, three sisters, Levina Jacobs, Olive Terrio and Princalina Sheppard. Visitation will be at Sydney Memorial Chapel. Tuesday, Feb. 3 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel Wednesday, Feb.4 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Brenda Drake officiating. Interment at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydneymemorialchapel@sympatico.ca


NOSEWORTHY, Margaret (Andrews)
Harbour Grace, N.L./Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, January 5, 2009

Margaret passed away peacefully on Jan. 2, 2009, in Sydney. Beloved aunt of Jane (Andrews) (Joey) George; special nephew, David (Faye) Andrews, Harbour Grace; great-aunt to Kate George, Calgary, Peter George, Harbour Grace. Also leaving to mourn, her sister, Edith Splane, Calgary; and extended Andrews family in St. John's and Calgary; as well as her special grandson, Terry Noseworthy. Besides her parents, George and Louise Andrews, Margie was predeceased by her husband, Theodore Noseworthy (July 2008), brothers, Ralph Andrews, Lloyd Andrews, RN, Stephen Andrews, WNSR, and sister, Dorothy (Andrews) Pearce; also special sister-in-law, Doris (Babb) Andrews. Margie will be remembered for her love of sports, especially tennis which she nutured in Harbour Grace. As a testament to her commitment to the sport she was inducted in the Newfoundland Tennis Hall of Fame in 1990 as a player. The family wish to extend their gratitude to Barbie and Maurice Tobin and Bob and Lin Ryan of Sydney for their many kindnesses to Margie. Visitation will take place at Noel's Funeral Home, Harbour Grace, Jan. 8, 2009, from 2-5 p.m. and 7:30-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at St. Paul's Church, Harbour Grace. Family interment at St. Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Restoration Fund, St. Paul's Church, Cochrane Street, Harbour Grace, N.L., A0A 2M0. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com


O’FLAHERTY, Timothy 89
Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, January 26, 2009
Tim O'Flaherty
, 89, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 23, 2009, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Newfoundland, he was the son of the late James and Jenny O'Flaherty. Tim worked at the coke ovens Sydney Steel for 46 years until his retirement in 1982. He was a longtime alter server at St. Joseph's Church, Sydney. He is survived by his wife, Rita (Fewer) of 67 years; his three grandchildren, Tracey (Donald), Christine (Jason), Timothy (Jennifer); by two great-grandchildren, Chelsey Dawn and Deven; and daughter-in-law, Eunice. Tim is also survived by brother, Jim (Theresa), Ottawa; and stepbrothers, Tom (Lillian), Kingston, Ont., James, British Columbia, Martin Carroll (Betty), Sydney; and stepsister, Mary Flannigan, Sydney. Beside his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Dennis, brothers, Michael, Cecil and sister, Nellie. He will also be missed by numerous nieces and nephews. At Tim's request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has taken place with burial to follow at a later date. A reception in honour of Tim's life will take place Tuesday, Jan. 27 from 1-3 p.m. at Richard Hines Manor, MacGillivray Apartments, 27 Xavier Dr., Sydney, N.S. Online condolences may be forwarded to the family at twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


PEDDLE, Robyn Marie
In today's Cape Breton Post (Tuesday, January 6, 2008)
THE CANADIAN PRESS

AULD’S COVE, N.S. - Police have released the name of a young university student killed Monday in a two-vehicle collision in Auld’s Cove, N.S.
Robyn Marie Peddle of Portugal Cove, N.L., died at the scene on Highway 104. Police say the 19-year-old was heading east around 12:45 p.m. when she was struck by a westbound vehicle trying to make a turn. Peddle was a second-year student at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, N.S. The driver of the other vehicle, a 55-year-old woman, was treated in hospital for serious but non-life-threatening injuries and later released. The investigation is ongoing, but police say weather conditions and alcohol are not considered factors in the collision.


PINHORN, Rita Margaret
Cape Breton Post January 19, 2009 (Monday)
Rita Margaret Pinhorn
, 78, Victoria Mines [with photo] passed away Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late James and Alice MacIssac. She retired as a PCW from Spring Garden Villa (Breton Bay Nursing Home). Rita was a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and wonderful friend to all. She enjoyed knitting, making quilts and preserves to share with her family. She also enjoyed shuffle board, bowling, and darts. In her earlier years she taught sewing at Low Point School. She always enjoyed her many camping trips, and visits to her homeland of Codroy Valley.

Rita is survived by daughters, Velva (Fred) Bailey, New Waterford, Joyce (Patrick) Duffney, South Bar; sons, Stan (Carol) MacNeil, New Waterford, Wayne (Jackie) and Kevin (Mabel), both of South Bar, Derick (Laurie), Victoria Mines; sister, Marjorie 'Monie' (Allen) English, Codroy Valley; brothers, Ambrose (Hilda), Deer Lake, Gordon (Joan) and Michael (Eleanor), both of Codroy Valley; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Leslie John in 1998, sisters, Stella Sutton, Rosena in infancy, a brother, Eddie in infancy, brother-in-law, Bill Sutton, and a great-grandson, Garrett. Visitation will take place Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral service will be held Wednesday 11 a.m. in the chapel with Rev. Stephen Mills officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


ROWLANDS, Mary 'Mollie' 92
New Waterford
The Cape Breton Post, January 29, 2009
Mary 'Mollie' Rowlands
, 92, of Birch Avenue, New Waterford, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at New Waterford Hospital. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Adele Power. Mollie was a member of the Parish of St. Leonard, St. Agnes Church. She was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 15, New Waterford and the Scotchtown Pensioners' Club. Mollie was an active lady who enjoyed a good game of cards, knitting, reading and doing search word puzzles. She also spent a great deal of time volunteering with various organizations throughout the community.

Surviving are daughters, Ida Rowlands, Ontario, Francie Rowlands, Calgary, Alta.; son, Jack (Mary Long), New Waterford; sister, Addie Pittman, Marystown, Newfoundland; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Mollie was predeceased by her husband, Alphonsus Rowlands, three brothers, Ernest, Patrick and Gus, three sisters, Katie Brake, Ethel Power and Alice Nolan, one daughter, Ethel Locke, one son, Allie and two children in infancy. Visitation will be held Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral mass of celebration will take place Saturday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. in the Parish of St. Leonard, St. Michael Church with Fr. Paul MacNeil officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 15, New Waterford. Interment will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. Donations in her memory may be made to the Hospice/Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.vjmcgillivray.ca     A special thank you to Dr. Farrell, Hospice/Palliative Care, and the nurses at New Waterford Hospital for all your care and compassion.


STONE, Floyd Henry 77
Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, January 20, 2009

It is with deep regret that we, the family announce the passing of Floyd Stone on Jan. 19, 2009, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Corner Brook, N.L., he was the son of the late Malcolm and Eliza (Marsh) Stone. Served overseas, stationed in Germany as a gunner in the infantry. He was employed at the Cape Breton Hospital, retiring after 28 years of service. Floyd was a giant fan of the Blue Jays.

Floyd is survived by his loving wife, Erna, (Bombeck) Stone; his children, June Stone (Wade), St. John's, N.L., Linda Stone (Derek), Sydney, Ellen Serroul, Sydney Mines, Rachel Stone (Tom), Calgary, Alta., Malcolm (Donna), Calgary, Bill (Karen), Calgary, Robert (Jenny), Point Edward. He is also survived by his sisters, Barbara MacDonald, Betty (Johnny) Miles and Bertha Stone; brothers, Malcolm (Marge), Raymond 'Bim', Harvey (Ann) and Bernard (Cathy); his seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Floyd was predeceased by his daughter, Patricia Medina and one brother, Aubrey. Visitation will take place Wednesday, Jan. 21 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney at 1 p.m., one hour prior to service time at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Sheldon Chant officiating. Interment to follow at a later date. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com


STONE, Raymond Robert “Bim” 66
Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, January 20, 2009

It is with deep regret that we, the family announce the passing of Raymond 'Bim' Stone on Jan. 19, 2009, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Corner Brook, N.L., he was the son of the late Malcolm and Eliza (Marsh) Stone. Bim lived life to the fullest, he enjoyed fishing, cooking and spending time with his family and friends. Bim is survived by his sisters, Barbara MacDonald, Betty (Johnny) Miles and Bertha Stone; brothers, Malcolm (Marge), Harvey (Ann) and Bernard (Cathy); his grandchildren, Raymond, Ryan, Mikey, Tamara, Tanisha and Jesse Garon Lee as well as many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Bim was predeceased by his wife, Neva 'Cookie' (Barron), sons, Trevor and Raymond, brothers, Floyd and Aubrey. Visitation will take place Wednesday, Jan. 21 from 6-7 p.m. until funeral time at 7 p.m. at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Sheldon Chant officiating. Donations may be made to a charity of choice. "Gone but not forgotten, tally ho." Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com

 

 

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