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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
February 2011

 

BLACKWOOD, John 'Francis'
The Cape Breton Post, February 4, 2010
Born in: Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 01/02/2011
John Francis Blackwood
, 58, Bay Street, Sydney, passed away Tuesday, Feb.1, 2011, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Newfoundland and raised in New Waterford, Francis was the son of the late William and Lucy Blackwood. He was employed as a cab driver with City Wide Taxi. Surviving are his loving companion, Brenda Hall; daughters, Andrea, Tracy, Yolanda and Mary; sons, William and Bernie; stepdaughters, Jessica and Sarah and 17 grandchildren. A celebration of Francis' life will be held 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Sydney Memorial Chapel. Interment will take place at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca


GUY, Alice
The Cape Breton Post, February 14, 2011
Born in: Burgeo, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 11/02/2011
It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our dear mother, grandmother, and friend, Alice Guy, on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at the Northside Community Guest Home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Burgeo, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Julia (Grant) Lawrence.

Alice enjoyed being a resident of the Northside Guest Home, and participated in the many activities available to her. She was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, and a lifetime member of the Naomi unit of the UCW. She also loved to quilt, crochet and play cards, and in her younger years enjoyed camping and going for her Sunday drives with family.

Alice was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her four children, Jean (Ralph) Pearce of Halifax, Shirley Hamilton of California, Clinton (Donna) Guy of Ontario, Roland (Rosalind) Guy of North Sydney; her eight grandchildren, Raymond, Heather, Kenneth, Alan, Clinton, Janice, Laurie, Gregory; 14 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren; also by her sister-in-law, Loena Lawrence, Halifax; many nieces and nephews, as well as her special nieces, the Kinslow girls. Alice was predeceased by her husband, Alexander Clinton Guy, son-in-law, Lloyd Hamilton, brothers, Jack, Ernest, sisters, Mary Jane Benoit, Sara Lawrence, Rose Kinslow and by her great-granddaughter, Kimber.

There will be no visitation by request. A memorial service will take place at a later date with burial in Lakeside cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney. Funeral arrangements entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com


HISCOCK, George Edgar
The Cape Breton Post, February 3, 2011
Born in: Codroy, Newfoundland, Canada
Born on: 30/10/1918
Passed away in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 01/02/2011
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our father, grandfather, brother and uncle, George Edgar Hiscock, age 92, a resident of Harbourview Hospital Veterans Wing since 2007 and formerly of Stanley Street on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born on Oct. 30, 1918, in Codroy, Nfld., the son of the late John and Olive (Ellis) Hiscock.

George moved to North Sydney with his parents when he was two years old. He worked with his father until he joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1940, serving in he Second World War as a leading stoker mechanic. George married in 1946 to Jean Cann and was married for 60 years until her death in January 2006. He was employed as an engineer with the Sydney pilot boats, retiring as launch master on the Hilander II pilot boat after 30 years of service.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting and travelling and held a keen interest in gardening. He also enjoyed camping at Seal Island for many years. He spent many evenings at Indian Beach listening to local singers with his little dog Mindy. George was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion branch 19 in North Sydney and the Cape Breton Naval Veterans Association. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.

He is survived by his children, Georgina (John) Mombourquette, Halifax, Pamela Tabor (Arnold Noiles), Pugwash, and Daryl Hiscock, Dartmouth; his seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; his two brothers, Ernest (Becky), Fredericton, Jack (Edie), New Glasgow; five sisters, Kay Gale, Ottawa, Addie (Nat) Chataway, Kelowna, Joyce (Bob) Marquis, Ottawa, Etta (Bill) Muise, Smith Falls, Ont., Olive (James) MacDougall, Kennetcook, N.S.; and many nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by his wife, Jean (Cann) Hiscock, one grandchild, Christopher Tabor, two brothers, Ronnie and Morris and a sister, Alma Quigley.

Visitation for George 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 will be held 11 a.m., Saturday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Gloria McClure-Fraser officiating. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com


KENDALL, Olga
The Cape Breton Post, February 18, 2011
Born in: Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 17/02/2011

It is with the heaviest of hearts, that we the family, announce the passing of our darling mother, Olga Kendall, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, with her daughter by her side. Born in Grand Falls, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Lavenia (Oliver) Day. Mom was a very devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a loving and caring lady who loved life. Everyone who met her truly loved her and she will be greatly missed. Olga is survived by her sons, Jim (Grethe), Gordie, John, David (Anna), Gerald (Debbie); her daughter and best friend, Eileen (Stephen) Gillis; brothers, Jim and Alfie; sisters-in-law, Roxie and Maureen; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Arthur, son, Robert Wayne in infancy, sisters, Lillian and Tillie, brother, Bob. There will be no visitation by request. Cremation has taken place.A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, with Pastor Sheldon Chant officiating. Interment will be at a later date. Family flowers only.
"Did you ever know you are my hero. You are the wind beneath my wings." - Your loving daughter, Eileen.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.chantfuneralhome.com


LACEY, Clarence 'Ed' Edward
Feb 03, 2011, 73, Whitney Pier
The Cape Breton Post, February 4, 2011

It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Clarence 'Ed' Edward Lacey on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at the age of 73, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, palliative care unit, Sydney, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Windsor, N.L., Ed was a son of the late Herbert and Ivy Lacey. Ed enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a young man and served as a radar technician and air conditioning technician. He then was employed at Sydney Steel Corp. for 23 years before retiring in 1999. He enjoyed his garden, walks in the woods and spending time in nature with his grandchildren.

Ed is survived by his wife of 50 years, Dolores 'Toots' (Maziarz) Lacey; daughters, Sandy, Sydney, Debbie (Bobby) Stanton, Monastery; and son, Wally (Miranda) Lacey, East Preston. He was the proud 'Grampy' to Katrina, Jared and Dennis Nicholson, Josee and Celine Hache, Aaron and Allie Crawley, Kyle, Nasci and Isaiah Lacey; and great-grandfather to LaMiah Crawley. Ed is also survived by his siblings, Marion, Shirley (George), Linda (Joe), Lois, Bert, Chesley, Wilson (Hazel), all in Newfoundland; and a sister, Christine (Dave), Calgary, Alta. Visitation for the late Clarence 'Ed' Edward Lacey will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home, Whitney Pier, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) on Saturday, Feb. 5 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Ed's life will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, All Faith Chapel on Sunday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. with reception to follow in the reception area. Interment will take place in the Alfred E. Smith Cemetery, Sydney Forks, at a later date. Memorial donations in Ed's memory may be made to palliative care unit or the VON. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of the Pier Community Funeral Home. Send an online condolence. www.pierfuneralhome.com
"A man of faith, he has gone to be with the Lord."


MacNEIL, Agnes 'Aggie'
The Cape Breton Post, February 14, 2011
Born in: Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada
Born on: 25/07/1918
Passed away in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 11/02/2011
It is with saddened hearts that we, the family of Agnes 'Aggie' MacNeil announce the peaceful passing of our dear, sweet mom, into her well-deserved eternal glory on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at Harbourstone Soldiers Cove, where she resided for the past three years taken care of by beautiful angels.

Born July 25, 1918, in Fogo Island, N.L., she was the eldest child of the late Pierce and Alice Lynch. She immigrated to Cape Breton in 1942 where she met and married her late husband, Neil W. MacNeil from Benacadie Pond.

Mom was a very caring, loving woman who always put others before herself. She was a longtime member of St. Theresa's CWL, an active member of St. Rita's Hosptial Womens' Auxiliary. For many years, she canvassed for the Heart & Stroke Foundation and the Cancer Society. She was a member of the Cursillo Movement and Blue Army. She always made herself available to assist friends and neighbours in need of help for a sick or elderly loved one. Her enjoyment throughout 55 years was meeting with her 'club members' every Tuesday night for a good game of 45s or auction and meeting with her friends on Lorne Street for their weekly games of cards.

Mom's children blessed her with 19 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren who 'Nan' cherished and they loved her unconditionally. Mom's numerous nieces and nephews looked up to her like she was a 'queen'. Agnes is survived by daughters, Bonnie Peck (Kevin), Sydney, Marg Koski (Roger), Sudbuy, Ont., Elizabeth Young (George), Sydney, Angela Calder (Jack), Howie Center; son, Neil (Clare); sister, Margaret McKenna, Fogo Island, N.L.; sister-in-law, Dolena Bennett (Bill); brothers-in-law, Marcie MacNeil (Evelyn), Alec MacNeil (Kathy); daughters-in-law, Patsy Kendrick, Natalie MacNeil; and special friend, Shirley Christmas. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by daughters, Madelyn MacDonald (1996), Carol Rankin (2009) and Joan in infancy, sons, John (2005), Pierce (2010), sisters, Bridgette Butts, Grace Squires, Liza McKenna, Marie Alice, Irene Bernadette, brothers, Tom and Bill Lynch.

Visitation will take place Tuesday, Feb. 15 at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Theresa's Church with Fr. Jim Oliver presiding. Burial in St. Theresa's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or St. Theresa's Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to twcurry.com
Return home to heaven,
Sweet mother dear,
Your work is done, completed here.
Sweet memories of you cemented in our hearts,
Will live forever, although we're apart.
We thank God for you through our tears,
For your many beautiful, love-filled years,
You were loved the most like no other
Our angel, our friend, our beautiful mother.
- Angela


PARSONS, Ida Maude
The Cape Breton Post, February 21, 2011
Born in: Ramea, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 20/02/2011
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our dear mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Ida Maude Parsons, on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at the Northside General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Ramea, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Anna (Young) Hatcher. Ida was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as reading and knitting. She is survived by her five daughters, Jean Menchenton (Roy), Sandy Point, N.L., Marlene Smith-Hanlon (Frank), St. John's, N.L., Joyce Parsons, Westmount, N.S., Anne Curry (Russell), Glace Bay, Beverly Hawkins (John), Big Bras d'Or; her three sons, Rex Parsons (Linda), Enfield, N.S., David Parsons (Jean), Port au Port, N.L., James Parsons, Clarenville, N.L.; her sister, Lena, Stephenville, N.L.; also by 14 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Theodore, daughter, Janis Gill, two infant sons, brothers, Freeman, Jim and Walter and sister, Mahala. Visitation for Ida will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will take place 11 a.m. Wednesday, from the funeral home chapel with Rev. Peter Rafuse officiating. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation or any charity. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com


REID, Jesse William
March 16, 1944-Feb. 17, 2011
The Cape Breton Post, March 2, 2011
Jesse William Reid
, son of Lucy and Simeon Reid, formerly of Norris Point, N.L., passed peacefully at the QEII Hospital, Halifax, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. He is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Emily Elizabeth Reid (Chafe). He will be dearly missed by his seven children, Pauline Reid (grandchildren, Boyd, Brandon and Halie), Carol Ann Reid (grandchild Christopher and three great-grandchildren), Philip Reid (grandchildren, Jessica, Samantha and Jeremy and three great-grandchildren), Sarah Woodland (grandchildren, Paul and Brittany), Kathy Krasowski (grandchildren, Mitchel, Robyn and Emily), Jean Reid (grandchild, Julia), Linda Ryan (grandchildren, Ethan and Mya). He is also survived by his nephew, Shawn Reid, Grande Prairie; and niece, Mavelina Thoady, Calgary. Jesse will live on in the hearts of his extended family and many friends. He will rest in the waters of Neddies Harbour, N.L. Memorial donations may be made to the QEII Hospital Foundation Cancer Clinic.


ROBERTS, Caroline
The Cape Breton Post, February 8, 2011
Born in: Newfoundland, Canada
Passed away in: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed away on: 05/02/2011
Caroline Roberts
passed peacefully away at the Glace Bay Community Health Center on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, aged 93. Predeceased by her husband, James Arthur Roberts, her son, Russell as well as her father and mother, George and Caroline Clarke, her sister, Georgina and her brother, Baxter. She was the last member of her family. Left to mourn her passing are her three daughters, Faith (the late Alex) Balisch, Patricia (Albert) Mckenzie and Elizabeth (Terrence Gracie). She had nine grandchildren, Arnold and Karl Balisch, Ronald, Alison and David McKenzie, Blaine and BJ Gracie, James and Carrie Lynn Roberts; 13 great-grandchildren, Joshua, Jamie, Felicia, Matthew, Ethan, Aedan, Ryley, Emma, Evan, Paulina, Michael, Matthew, and Gabriel and one great-great-granddaughter, Shelby.

Carrie was born in Harbor Le Cou in Newfoundland in 1918 and moved to Glace Bay as a child. She lived a full and rich life with her family and enjoyed a 40-year membership in a neighbourhood Christmas Savings Club on MacLean Street. She was a member of St. Mary's Church and also for many years attended the Salvation Army Home League. Until this past year she enjoyed the Saturday night Bingo at the Community Hall in Birch Grove and many cups of Tim Hortons coffee and hot chocolate with her family and friends.

The family would like to thank the caregivers, especially Betty Ann Christoff, who daily made her life so much more comfortable. No flowers by request. Donations in Carrie's memory may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church or a charity of one's choice. Visitation will be held at Patten Funeral Home on Wednesday, Feb. 9 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Patten Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Vernon Reid officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.pattenfuneral.com

 

 

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