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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
March 2009

 

ANDREWS, Beatrice
North Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, March 25, 2009

It is with great sadness we announce the death of our dear mother, grandmother and sister, Beatrice Andrews, age 86, a resident of Taigh Solas and formerly of Leitches Creek, on Sunday, March 22, 2009 at the Northside General Hospital. Born in New Perlican, Nfld., Beatrice was the daughter of the late George and Eliza Smith. She is survived by one daughter, Darlene, North Sydney and one son, Edward John 'Eddie', Halifax; three grandsons, E.J., Julian and Kyle and one great-grandson Tyler; her loving sister, Margaret MacDonald, Sydney; several nieces and nephews. Beatrice will be missed by long time friends, Hughie and Lucy O'Handley, Glen and Mary Forrest, Donnie and Delores Davis, Frank Smith and Clara Beaton. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward John Andrews and her brother, Melvin Smith. Visitation for Beatrice will be held from 10-11 a.m. Thursday with funeral service following at 11 a.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home Chapel, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney, with Rev. David Luker officiating. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com


CONNOLLY, Mrs. Elizabeth
North Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, March 19, 2009

It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the sudden passing of Elizabeth Ann Connolly, 84, resident of Cleary Avenue, North Sydney, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, on Monday, March 16, 2009, in Oshawa, Ont., while visiting with her family.

Born in Port aux Basques, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Susan (Chant) Richards. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. Elizabeth is survived by her loving husband, James E. Connolly; and her children, Shirley (Willard) Keeping, Albert (Leanne) Connolly, Brantford, Jim (Lindalea) Connolly, North Sydney, Bridget (Eric) Roesler, Pembrooke, Ont., Yvonne (Robert) Clissold, Oshawa, Joe (Diane) Connolly, Brantford, and Jason (Nadine) Connolly, Sydney Mines; one brother, Morgan (Doris) Richards, Cambridge, Ont., also surviving are 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Josephine, three brothers, Joe Richards, Jim Richards and Edward Richards, three sisters, Jessie Richards, Alfreda Richards, Beth Richards, a granddaughter, Jennifer Keeping.

Visitation for Elizabeth will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service to be held 2 p.m., Friday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, with Rev. Gloria McClure-Fraser officiating. Burial will take place in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com


KELLAND, Ellis
Glace Bay
The Cape Breton Post, March 28, 2009

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father Ellis Ross Kelland on March 25, 2009 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Ellis was born in Newfoundland and was the son of the late Nora and Mark Kelland. Ellis was employed for 40 years at Devco and was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church. He enjoyed fishing with his grandson, visiting the Casino, 45s card games and dancing. Ellis is survived by his daughters, Wanda and Shauna; grandson, Kirk; sisters, Muriel Vokey, Ontario and Pauline, Glace Bay; brothers, Mark and Donald Kelland, both of Glace Bay. Ellis was predeceased by his parents, Nora and Mark Kelland; brother, Charles and sister, Elizabeth Kelland. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations in Ellis's memory can be made to the Canadian Heart Foundation.


PARSONS, Joyce Parsons
Glace Bay
The Cape Breton Post, March 5, 2009

It is with great sadness that we the family announce the passing of Joyce Estella Parsons, 85 of Glace Bay, on March 3, 2009 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Carbonear, Nfld., Joyce was the daughter of George Brenton and Susanne Babbs. She was employed with Home Care in Sydney. Joyce also cared for and looked after numerous children throughout her life. Joyce was a member of the Salvation Army. Joyce is survived by daughter, Pauline, Sydney; sister, Laura McCarthy, Glace Bay; grandchildren, Billy (Michelle) MacNeil, Sheri (Ross) MacIntyre; great grandchildren Shelby, Jenelle and Oliva. Besides her parents, Joyce was predeceased by her husband, George; brother, George; sisters, Golda and Francis. A special thank you to the staff of the Seaview Manor for the care they gave to Joyce over the past number of years, and thank you to the staff of the Glace Bay Hospital for being there at our time of need and also a special thank you to Dr. Gordon Spencer. Visitation for the late Joyce Parson will take place on Saturday, March 7, 2009 at Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, 849-7520 from 1-3 p.m. Funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 3 p.m. with Rev. Fred Courtney officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. Donations in Joyce's memory can be made to the Alzheimer Society. Online condolences may be e-mailed to patten@seaside.ns.ca


STRICKLAND, Lewis
Glace Bay
The Cape Breton Post, March 16, 2009

It is with great sadness that we the family announce the passing of Lewis Strickland, 88, of Glace Bay, formerly Rose Blanche, N.L., and formerly of Seaview Manor, where he and wife Mary resided for the past two years, on Friday, March 13, 2009, at the Glace Bay Health Care Facility. Born in Rose Blanche, he was the son of the late George and Catherine Dolomount. Lewis was employed at Becker's Milk in Toronto. Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Mary Skinner; sister, Annie Buckland, Harbour Le Cou; brothers, Roy (Delores), Fox Borough, Ont., and George (Rellie), St. John's, N.L. Lewis is also survived by many nieces and nephews, and a very special niece, Phyllis. Lewis was predeceased by infant daughter, Catherine, sisters, Marie Chislett, Maude Hatcher, Catherine, brothers, Wilfred and Daniel. There will be no visitation; cremation has taken place with a memorial service at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, 849-7520. Donations in Lewis's memory can be made to the Seaview Manor. Online condolences may be emailed to patten@seaside.ns.ca

 

 

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