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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
March 2010


The Cape Breton Post, March 15, 2010
Born in: Rose Blanche, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away in: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 13/03/2010
Louise Chipman
, 98, of Taigh Na Mara, Glace Bay, formerly of Sydney, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2010, at the Glace Bay Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Rose Blanche, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Simon and Mary (Currie) Hardy, Ingonish.

Louise was a member of St. Stephen Anglican Church, and St. Stephen Guild. She is survived by daughters, Mary Grant, Sydney, Lillian (John) LeFriend, Ingonish, Margaret Mugridge, Sydney, Shirley (Kevin) Sheppard, Sydney; sons, Stanley (Claire) Dominion, John, Sydney; special grandson, Rev. Arlen Bonnar; daughters-in-law, Dorothy Chipman and Celine Chipman; sister-in-law, Laura Hardy, Ingonish; 57 grandchildren; 97 great-grandchildren; 77 great great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Louise was the last surviving member of her family. She was predeceased by her husband, John, daughter, Mary Ann Hardy, sons, Maxwell, Raymond, and three sons in infancy, sisters, Sadie, Isobel, Edith, Marie, and Hazel, brothers, Stanley, James, Richard and Archibald, grandsons, Joey, Junior and Danny in infancy, great-grandsons, Tommy and Michael. Visitation will take place Tuesday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 17, 2 p.m. at Church of Christ the King, with Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Interment at Hardwood Hill Cemetery. Following the service there will be a reception in the church hall. Condolences to the family may be made to

The Cape Breton Post, March 12, 2010
Born on: 22/10/1925
Passed away in: Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 11/03/2010

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Wesley Coleman on Thursday March 11, 2010 at home surrounded by his loving family. Wesley was born and raised in Isle Aux Morts, Nfld.

In 1958 Wesley, his wife and family moved to Louisbourg. He was a fisherman and worked with Upper Lakes Shipping until his retirement. Wesley was not only known for raising his children but also raising his grandchildren and enjoyed doing so.

Besides his parents, Llewellyn and Roseanna (Organ) Coleman, he was predeceased by his sister, Leta Fedoruk. Wesley is survived by his wife of 62 years, Agnes; children, Leta (Eric), Wesley (Donna), Julie (Johnny), Molly (Lawrence), Lorne, Ada (Bill), Claude (Linda), Fonia (Tim) and Lorna; sisters, Marjorie, Dulcie, and Roberta; brothers, Raymond (Valerie), Kenneth (Carrie), Wallace and Brian. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren, nine great- grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Home Care, VON and Palliative Care for all their support and continuous care. Visitation will take place Sunday, March 14, 2010 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Louisbourg, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. at St. Bartholomew's Church, with Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Interment to follow in church cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the St. Bartholomew's Building Fund.
"We will always remember you, Dad"
Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at

GANY, Johannah 'Josie' (Hogan)
Born in: Northern Bay, Newfoundland, Canada
Born on: 04/07/1918
Passed away in: New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 28/03/2010
The Cape Breton Post, March 30, 2010

The family of Johannah 'Josie' Gany regret to announce her passing March 28, 2010, at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born July 4, 1918, in Northern Bay, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Catherine (Fitzgerald) Hogan. For 35 years she was a busy and admired member of the St. Anne's Society at Mount Carmel Church and later attended St. Agnes Church. Josie's faith kept her strong and guided. She was an avid tarabish player who also loved cooking and baking for family and friends when they would come to visit.

Surviving are daughters, Edwina (Blair) Stepaniak, New Waterford, Genevieve (Vince) Rose, N.L.; son, Lawrence Hogan, Manitouwaddg, Ont; brothers, Gerard Hogan, Ontario, Adrian Hogan, N.L.; sisters, Bride Muirhead, Ontario, Genevieve Manville, N.L., Nora Connor, Northern Bay, N.L.; grandchildren, Tammy, David, Duane, Dana, Shelly, Nikki, Eddie; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; five stepchildren; godchildren, Stephanie MacNeil, Bernadette Wareham, Raymond Doyle. Josie was predeceased by her first husband, Edmund Hogan and son, Al Hogan, second husband, Joseph Gany, three brothers, Francis, Lawrence, Harold, three sisters, Mary, Margaret, Veronica and special friend, Marie Grant.

There will be no visitation by request. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral will be held Thursday, April 1 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Avenue, with Fr. Paul MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery at a later date. A luncheon will take place immediately following the funeral at St. Leonard's Hall on Convent Street, New Waterford. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

REDMOND, Francis
Born in: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born on: 14/08/1928
Passed away in: Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 10/03/2010
The Cape Breton Post, March 18, 2010
Francis Redmond
, 81, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2010, in Amherst Hospital. Born Aug. 14, 1928, in Glace Bay, N.S., son of Frank Redmond of Glace Bay and Eleanor Pearl Penny of Bishop's Falls, N.L. Frank is survived by his sister, Mary Craig, Charlottetown; brothers, Gerard Peter Redmond, Toronto, and Cyril Joseph Redmond, Sydney. He will be dearly missed by sons, Michael Redmond, Whitehorse, Yukon, Bruce Sinclair, Toronto, Ont., and daughter, Taylor Redmond, Spencer's Island, N.S. Frank was an independent business man starting at age 15 with his first bake shop in Glace Bay, grocery store and bakeshop in Toronto and multiple businesses owned and operated in Faro, Yukon during his 40 years spent in the Yukon.

WAY, Mary Marie
The Cape Breton Post, March 5, 2010
Born in: English Harbour West, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 04/03/2010

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Mary Marie Way, 76, a resident of Miners Memorial Manor, Sydney Mines, and formerly of Regent Street, North Sydney, on Thursday, March 4, 2010. Born in English Harbour West, she was the daughter of the late Philip and Ellen ‘Nellie' Fiander.

Mary was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, and the UCW, North Sydney. She was also a member of the LOBA and the LTBA Lodge, North Sydney, and also of the North Sydney Senior Citizens and Pensioners Club.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Sandra (Edward) Jackson, Sydney Mines; her grandson, Troy Jackson, Millville, and granddaughter, Natalie Trembath, Fredericton; her great-grandchildren, Jordan, Jamie Lee, Riley, Lola, Cayli and Payton; her son, Roy Way, Fredericton; and brother, Joe (Jean) Fiander, North Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband, Doug Way and her grandson, Doug Way Jr. There will be no visitation by request. A funeral service for Mary will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 9 at St. Matthew Wesley United Church with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial will take place at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Miner's Memorial Manor, Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent



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