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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
May 2009

 

ARMSTRONG, Dinah Mae
Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, May 28, 2009

We the family regret to announce the passing of our dear mother, Dinah Mae Armstrong, on Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at Seaview Manor, Glace Bay, four days before her 96th birthday. She will be sadly missed forever by all her family and friends and all who knew her. Mae was born in Burin, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Elizabeth Snow. Mae is survived by her sons, Bill (Gerald), with whom she lived with the last 13 years, Ray (Joanne); her daughter-in-law, Florence 'Floss' (Sheldon) Chant; her grandchildren, Allen, Kevin, Aaron, Meredith, Raylene and Lisa; 15 great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Eileen Snow Clements; her very loyal friends, Donnie and Junior; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Mae was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Doug, sons, Doug and Gordon, her siblings, Flossie, Stan, Anne, Etta 'Ethel', Bill and Hayward. Mae worked at many jobs but probably will be remembered best for her smile at Woolco and Fred’s Creamery. Visitation will be held (today) Thursday, May 28 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, May 29 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Bob Lyle officiating. Interment to take place in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. Reception to follow at funeral home. Donations may be to any charitable foundation. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com


CLARKE, Edith
The Cape Breton Post, May 29, 2009

It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Edith May Clarke, age 89, former resident of Cleary Avenue, North Sydney, on Thursday May 28, 2009 at the Alderwood Guest Home in Baddeck. Born in Grand Bank, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Morgan and Bessie (Parsons) Trimm.

Edie lived a long and full life. She traveled with family and friends and was a member of many clubs and organizations. She will be best remembered for meeting many people in North Sydney on her daily walks, her love of bingo and her passion for blueberry picking. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Edie is survived by her children, Stan (Lynn) Clarke, Hamilton, Ruth Gardiner, Sydney Mines, Patrice Gillis (Claddie), Sydney Mines, Larry(Sandra) Clarke, Michael Clarke, both of North Sydney; her step-daughter Marion Poullen, Neil's Harbour, and her step-son Artie Clarke, North Bay; her eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Nelson, her son Nelson and sons-in-law Bucky Gardiner and John Gillis.

Edie truly enjoyed and was very comfortable in her home at Alderwood, and the family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff for being her extended family and the excellent care shown to her during her time there.

There will be no visitation by request. A private family burial will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Memorial donations in Edie?s memory can be made to the Alderwood Recreation Fund, Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. Online condolences may be made to info@wjdooley.com


FARRELL, Gerald
Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, May 25, 2009
Gerald Farrell
, 75, of Sydney, passed away at the Palliative Care Unit, Cape Breton Regional Hospital, on Saturday, May 23, 2009, surrounded by his family, after a courageous bout with cancer. He was born in Bay du Nord, N.L., to 'Teacher' Tom and Frances (Lundrigan) Farrell. Gerald was employed for many years with Fisheries and Oceans in Newfoundland and later with C.A. Campbell Consultants in Sydney. He was a devoted member of St. Theresa’s parish in Sydney, where he was a member of the Men’s Club and also a member of the Irish Benevolent Society. He was well known in the community, as he loved to meet and talk to everyone. If he didn’t know you at first, he did soon after and he always remembered the names of everyone he met.

He is survived by his sisters, Genevieve, Eileen (late Lawrence) Farrell, Patricia (Pat) Hickey, Alice (Late Fred) Hickey; brothers, Kevin (late Lil) and Alphonsus (Viola). He also leaves a large number of nephews and nieces, of whom he was very fond. He will be especially missed by his nephew Fonce whom he considered more like a son. He was predeceased by brothers, Pat and Dave. Visitation for Gerald Farrell will take place at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa’s Church with Rev. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment at a later date in his beloved Newfoundland. Donations to the C.B. Palliative Care Society or VON. Online condolences to www.mem.com or twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


FUDGE, John Charles
Leitches Creek
The Cape Breton Post, May 5, 2009

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of John Charles Fudge, 80, on Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at the Northside General Hospital. A beloved husband, father and friend, Charlie was born in Newfoundland, the son of the late Jacob and Elsie (Anderson) Fudge. Charlie worked as a fisherman, later moving to North Sydney where he was employed with National Sea Products for 40 years until his retirement in 1994. He was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney. Charlie's love of family and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ were his life's greatest contentment. We have all been deeply blessed with his love and friendship.

Charlie is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 27 years, Sylvia (Slade) Fudge; his four children, Ethel King (Eldridge), John (Sibby) Fudge, Eve (Lawrence) and Kerry Anne (Chris); his stepchildren, Tommy Morris (Darlene), Ian Morris (Irene), Terry Morris (Kim), Robbie Morris (Kim); 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and his many beautiful nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Beulah (Griffin) Fudge, brother, Ken, sisters, Myrtle and Ethel in infancy, his grandson, Ryan. Special thanks to Dr. John Kirkpatrick and the nursing staff at the Northside General Hospital and County Homemakers for their wonderful care and compassion. Visitation for Charlie will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday, May 7 in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service to be held 11 a.m. Friday at St. Matthew Wesley United Church with Rev. David Luker officiating. Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew Wesley United Church Fund. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com
For every light that dimmers, another is lit. Charlie's light will continue to shine brightly in the hearts of everyone who have been privileged to know and love him.


JACK, Mary
The Cape Breton Post, May 30, 2009
Mary Margaret Jack
, 56, Hillside Road, Marion Bridge, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Kelligrews, Nfld., she was the daughter of Newman and the late Mary Fagan. Besides her father, she is survived by her husband and best friend, Bill; sisters, Sharon (Pat) Howlett, Michelle (Gerry) Warford and Carol (Douglas) Harris; Bill's children, Heather (Bryan Reid), Tatamagouche, Kathy (Martin) Trainer, Truro, Rod (Krissy) Jack, Byemoor, Alta., Linda, Maureen and Elaine, Truro; chosen family, Linda, Clayton, Emmie, Morgan and Krista Bartlett; nieces and nephews, Gloria, Darryl, Deidre, Thomas and Christine; grandchildren, Shaun, Michael, Jesse, Sydney, Emma, Daniel, Heather, Lindsay, Jesse, Rhianon, Keelin and Michelle.

Since early 2007, Mary has battled cancer and throughout this time all her friends were with her. I could never thank them all, but since day one, my constant support has been Linda Bartlett, Kathy Trainer, Heather Jack, Gladys Lever, Caroline MacIntyre, Gwen Wheaton and Betty Gillis. I would also like to thank Dr. Praful Ghatage, Tom Baker, cancer clinic, Calgary, who was my doctor and friend and who always gave me hope, Dr. A. Mahmoud-Ahmed, radiologist, Cape Breton Cancer Clinic, Dr. Lisa Gillis, palliative care, and the nursing staff who cared so much.

Mary loved her husband, her life with Bill on the Mira, her family and friends. There will be no visitation. A memorials service will be held at Union Presbyterian Church, Sunday at 2 p.m., June 7, 2009, with Pastor Kevin Richardson officiating. Interment to be held in Newfoundland at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Union Church Memorial Hall Fund or Cape Breton Palliative Care Fund. Be still sad heart and cease repining. Behind the clouds, the sun's still shining. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


PUTT, Gordon
Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, May 27, 2008

It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Gordon Putt, Sunday, May 24, 2009, at the Palliative Care Unit, Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Gordon was born in Newfoundland and was the son of the late Mary Putt Hilchey and grandson of the late Maurice and Sarah of St. John’s, N.L.

Gordon lived most of his life in Cape Breton, and in his earlier years worked in the automotive repair trade in Sydney. In 1998, following an illness, Gordon came to join a family of friends at the Mayfair Guest Home where his charming sense of humour and loving personality added much happiness to all at his new home.

Gordon is survived by his son, Maurice Putt; his daughter, Cheryl Fowlow, both of Ontario; stepbrothers, Raymond, Wayne, Wilson, Ralph, Charlie, stepsisters, Etta and June, uncle, Kevin, and aunts, Joan and Kathleen. Gordon is also survived and will be forever remembered by his special friends, Rose and Joe MacEachern, Sheila, and his extended family and the staff of Mayfair Guest Home.

Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 29 at S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel, with a reception to follow. Interment at a later date in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cape Breton Palliative Care Unit. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com


SHEAVES, Emma Genevieve
North Sydney
(at Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, Canada)
The Cape Breton Post, May 14, 2009

It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Emma Genevieve Sheaves, 62, beloved daughter, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at the Glace Bay Health Care Facility, Glace Bay. Born in Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of Berkley Anderson of Port aux Basques and the late Mary (Taylor) Anderson. Emma was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney. Besides her father Berkley, she is survived by her four sons, Richard (Donna) Blackmore, Kenny (Judy) Sheaves, Scott Sheaves and Dwayne (Carol) Sheaves; five grandchildren, Adam, Jenna, Jordan, Samantha and Emma and one great-grandchild, Chesnea; her brothers and sisters, Lorraine (Sam) Matthews, London, Ont., Ed (Kathy) Anderson, Vancouver, Doris (Dave) Farrell, Alberta, Bert (Brenda) Anderson, Kay (Fred) Gale, Sandra (Wayne) Stacey, all of Port aux Basques, Marilyn (Vince) Pearce, Colleen (Phil) Strowbridge, both of London, Ont.; brother-in-law, John (Helen) Sheaves, sisters-in-law, Myrtle (Reg) Button, Florence (Ronnie) Spencer, all of Port aux Basques. She was predeceased by her husband, Philip Sheaves in 2008 and a son, Derek. There will be no visitation by request. A funeral service for Emma will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Matthew Wesley United Church with Rev. David Luker officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com

 

 

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