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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
May 2010


BARTLETT, James 'Jim'
T in: Marysvale, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed awhe Cape Breton Post, May 19, 2010
Bornay in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 18/05/2010

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of James Clement 'Jim' Bartlett at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Marysvale, Nfld., he was the son of the late Michael and Margaret (Newell) Bartlett.

Jim was a former long time resident of Ashby, and a devoted member of St. Theresa's parish. Jim was employed at the Sydney City Hospital in the maintenance department until he retired in 1989.

He was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Kay (Lush) Bartlett in August 2009. He is survived by two daughters, Sandra (Jimmie) Campbell, Sydney, Geraldine (Ken) Steffens, Lawrencetown, N.S.; four sons, Michael (Sheila), John Patrick (Betty), James Jr. (Evelyn) and Bruce (Kim), all of Sydney; grandchildren, Darren, Michael, Michelle, Logan, Keith, Karen, Crystal, Melissa, Debbie, Kenny Jr., Keith and Danielle; great-grandchildren, Angela, Lindsay, Jordan, Tristan, Shelby, Morgan, Blair, Ashley, Sabrina, Sarah, Anthony, Leeah, Kassey, A.J., Heidi and Lisa, and numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving are two brothers, Richard (Aggie), Michael (Madeline) and one sister, Eileen Shea, all of Marysvale, Nfld. Besides his wife, Jim was predeceased by a grandson, James (2007) and a granddaughter, Mandy (1969); three sisters, Johanna Lush and Cecelia Fowler and Margaret in infancy; four brothers, John, Thomas, Patrick and a brother Joseph in infancy.

Visitation for the late Jim Bartlett will take place at T.W.Curry Parkview Chapel today (Wednesday) from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa's Church with Rev. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations may be made to the C.B. Palliative Care Society or Victoria Haven Nursing Home, Glace Bay. Online condolences to

BUTT, Marjorie
Born in: Harbour Le Cou, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 16/05/2010
The Cape Breton Post, May 17, 2010

It is with grieving hearts that we announce that our beloved mother passed away early Sunday morning May 16, 2010, at the Northside General Hospital. Born in Harbour Le Cou, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Irene (Matthews) Rideout, having lived the past 53 years in North Sydney.

Mom was an active congregant of St. John's Anglican Church, North Sydney, where she was a member of the ACW and past Altar Guild member. She also held an honorary membership with the North Sydney Pensioners Club, and membership with the LOBA Lodge and True Blue Lodge. In her younger years, she was a very active member in these organizations. Mom will always be remembered for her love of and the joy she experienced with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed many happy times with her friends, especially playing cards, dancing at the Orange Hall and shopping. She saw each day as a gift and we will remember her most for her tenacity and her strong will to live independently. Mom read her Bible every day and we pray to God she is finally at peace.

She will be greatly missed by her three remaining children, Ruth Styles, North Sydney, Marie Bungay, Sydney, Roy Butt, Newfoundland. She is also survived by her 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren, as well as her two sisters, Aida Turner, Glace Bay, Vera (Calvin) Collett, Newfoundland. She was predeceased by her husband, Edwin Stanley Butt, her son, Albert Butt, her daughter, Alma Hoddinott, her great-grandson, Matthew LeBlanc and her brother, Robert Rideout Sr.

Visitation for Marjorie will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, 3 p.m. from St. John Anglican Church, North Sydney, with Rev. Gloria McClure-Fraser officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to

The Cape Breton Post, May 5, 2010
Born in: Canada
Born on: 07/08/1914
Passed away in: Stephenville Crossing, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away on: 02/05/2010

After a long, full and enjoyable life, mom passed away at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, May 2, 2010. Ruth was born in Winterton, Nfld., daughter of Florence and Ebenezer Andrews, August 7, 1914. While living 22 years in Sydney, she was an active member of St. John's Church, Mira Road, St. John's Ladies Guild and Alexander Society. Ruth was predeceased by husband, William R.; son, Raymond and daughter, Margaret Jean; three brothers and two sisters. She is survived by sons, Lloyd (Shirley), Stephenville Crossing, Lester (Evelyn), Sydney, Kevin (Phyllis), Ontario, Glen, Ontario; daughters, Verna (Larry), Kentucky, Fran (Steve), Halifax, Gloria (Carl), South Carolina; brother, Robert (Effie), Winterton, Nfld.; 19 grandchildren; as well as great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville. Private family service and burial will be held in Stephenville Crossing, May 5, 2010. Memorials may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Diabetes Association or charity of choice.

LEMON, Sylvia
The Cape Breton Post, May 10, 2010
Born in: Morrisville, Bay de Spear, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 08/05/2010

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our sister and aunt Sylvia Lemon, 91, a resident of Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney, and a former resident of Forman Street, North Sydney on Saturday, May 8, 2010, at Harbourstone. Born in Morrisville, Bay de Spear, N.L., she was a daughter of the late John and Grace (Kendall) Bobbitt. Sylvia was a member of the Sydney Pentecostal Church. She was active for many years in her church as a Sunday school teacher and as a Women Ministries Leader.

Sylvia is survived by her sister, Effie Patey, North Sydney; and by many nieces and nephews; a special niece with whom she resided for the past 20 years, Patti (Rev. Ron) Coole, Sydney. She was predeceased by her first husband, Charles Mauger, second husband, Louis Lemon, brothers, Maxwell and Raymond Stoodley, Albert and Leonard Bobbitt, a sister, Elsie Ongo. Visitation for Sylvia will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ron Coole officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may made to the Sydney Pentecostal Church Building Fund.

The Cape Breton Post, May 26, 2010
Born in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 24/05/2010
Dorothy Richards
, 89, a former resident of South Bar passed away at the Cove Guest Home on Monday, May 24, 2010. Born in Corner Brook, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Harrison and Effie Brake. Dorothy was a member of Trinity United Church. Surviving is her son, Robert (Mary Lou), Prime Brook; seven grandchildren, Paula, Karen, Scott, David, Brian, Keith and Diane; and four great-grandchildren, Tyler, Lucas, Jacob, John Trai. Dorothy was predeceased by husband, Morgan Richards, one daughter, Marie, five sisters and two brothers. A graveside service will be held at Eastmount Cemetery on Wednesday at 11 a.m., with Rev. Maggie Coleman officiating. Condolences to the family may be made to

WARREN, Philip Stewart
Born in: Cape Ray, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away in: Point Aconi, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 16/05/2010
The Cape Breton Post, May 19, 2010

We, the family of Philip Stewart Warren, 61, regret to announce his sudden passing at home on May 16, 2010. Born in Cape Ray, N.L., he was the son of the late Walter and Olive (Short) Warren. Phil was a fisherman all his life and he also liked to hunt. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Patricia (LeBlanc) Warren; his daughter, Audrey; his grandchildren, Phillip, Adam and Jessica; his brothers, Jim (Gladys) and Walter (Linda); his sisters, Mildred (Chess Short) and Gertie (James MacIsaac); his brother-in-law, Ralph Osmond and his sister-in-law, Betty Warren and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, George and his sisters, Susan and Vera. Visitation Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. in Francis Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. The funeral service will take place Friday at 3 p.m. in Wilson United Church, Florence, with Rev. Norma Mills officiating. Burial in Point Aconi Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the N.S. Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to



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