The Cape Breton Post, June 18, 2011
Born In: Ramea, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed Away In: Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed Away On: 16/06/2011
It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of our beloved mother on June 16, 2011, at the Cobequid Health Centre, Lower Sackville, surrounded by her loving family.
Born 1921 in Ramea, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Garfield and Nina (Morris) Payne. Mom resided for many years at the Maple View Manor in North Sydney, where she enjoyed a good game of cards, bingo and puzzle nights with her friends. She then later moved to Lower Sackville to be close to her family and resided at Ivy Meadows Nursing Home, Beaver Bank. She is survived by son, John (Audrey) of Lower Sackville; daughter, Veronica Belisle of Beaver Bank; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband, Pat; sister, Violet and brother, Hubert. Mom will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and a friend to all who knew her.
The family would like to say a special thank you to the nurses and staff of Ivy Meadows, for the care of our mother.
Cremation to take place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. A graveside service will be held in St. Joseph's Church Cemetery, Sydney Mines, 4 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2011.
Donations may be made to charity of one's choice.
"See you on your next travels."
Online condolences may be made to www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
GREENE, Captain George
The Cape Breton Post, June 17, 2011
Born In: Burgeo, Newfoundland, Canada
Born On: 02/07/1934
Passed Away In: Petit De Grat, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed Away On: 15/06/2011
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a great husband, dad and pépé, on June 15, 2011, surrounded by his family.
Born in Burgeo, Nfld., he was the son of the late George and Bertha (Strickland) Greene.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Lynette. He was a proud and loving dad to Garfield (Marlene), Sydney, Maureen (Mark), Cole Harbour, Cheryl (Glenn), Fall River, Jennifer (Charlie), Fall River, Heather (Bill), Barrie, Ont. Never a prouder pépé to Ashley (Mike), Natasha, Bianca, Erin, Joella, Bailey, Kayla, Haley, Brittany, Matthew, Mason, Laura, and Mallorie; brothers, Albert (Selma), Halifax, Cecil (Ada), North Sydney.
He was predeceased by his parents, as well as his brothers, Seward, Fredrick, Maxwell, Gordon, and Lewis.
He worked for Booth Fisheries and then Richmond Fisheries for 40 years as a Captain then Shore Captain. One of his favourite pastimes was telling stories of his fishing experiences in vivid detail. Spending time with his grandchildren resulted in lots of joy and laughter.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the nurses and staff of the third floor palliative care of St. Martha's Hospital. Visitation will be Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at IML Funeral Home, Petit De Grat. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Parish Church in Petit De Grat.
Arrangements are under the direction of IML Funeral Services in Petit De Grat.
Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
"All hands are now on deck".
The Cape Breton Post, June 21, 2011
Born In: Newfoundland, Canada
Passed Away In: New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed Away On: 18/06/2011
Daniel Roger Hillier 60, New Waterford
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our loving father Daniel Roger Hillier on Saturday, June 18, 2011.
Born in Newfoundland, Danny was the son of the late Francis 'Ginger' and Jean (Ranson) Hillier. Danny worked in Massey Ferguson's in Brantford, Ont. and Lingan mine. For the last several years he worked as an automotive mechanic, many of whom knew his talented trade was such a love and enjoyment in his life and how he passed his knowledge on to his two sons. He is survived by his three children, sons, Roger (Denise), Scotchtown, Dano (Stacey), Sydney; daughter, Wendy (Donnie) Beaton, New Waterford; the mother of his three children, Linda Blewer, New Waterford; eight grandchildren, Tylor, Olivia, Kayla, Jared, Bria, Hannah, Nicholas (and as poppy would call him, Nick Quick) and Lexi. Also left to mourn are his two brothers, Robert (Patsy), Paul (Linda), both of New Waterford; sisters, Donna (Danny) Blewer, Scotchtown, Marie (Ron) Zokol, Vancouver, Judy Hillier, Texas; along with several nieces and nephews and many friends. Besides his parents, Danny was predeceased by a sister, Clara Lorraine in infancy.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 23 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral mass of celebration for Danny will take place Friday, June 24 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Avenue, with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery, New Waterford. Donations in his memory may be made to the I.W.K. Health Centre Foundation.
Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.vjmcgillivray.ca
HODDER, Kenneth Frank
The Cape Breton Post, June 23, 2011
Born In: Burin, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed Away In: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed Away On: 21/06/2011
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved son, husband, father, grandfather and brother, Kenneth Frank Hodder, 77, resident of Main Street, Sydney Mines, formerly of North Sydney, on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at the Northside General Hospital. Born in Burin, Newfoundland, he was a son of Alice (Hines) Hodder of Grand Bank, Newfoundland, and of the late Samuel Hodder. Ken worked for many years as a fisherman and later as a chef, aboard the National Sea Products vessels. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church and loved spending time with his large family. Surviving besides his mother, is his wife, Annie (Mercer) Hodder, resident of the Northside Guest Home; his children, Samuel (Noelle) Hodder, Sydney Mines, Louise (Albert) Harvey, Ferry Land, N.L., Norm (Paula) Hodder, Halifax, Stanley Hodder (Tracey Gibson), Kentville, Doreen Skinner (Frank), Burgeo, Douglas (Susan) Hodder, North Sydney, Edward Hodder, St. John's, N.L.; grandchildren, Jason, Bobby, Blair, Ryan, Byron, Andrew, Edward, Holly Ann, Francine, Tiffany, Angel, April, Julia, Sarah, Nicole and Rachel, also a number of great-grandchildren; brothers, Levi (Betty) Hodder, North Sydney, Maxwell (Jane), Bob (Irene) and Randy (Helen) Hodder; sisters, Madeline (Edgar) Broydell, Jean (Alvin) Taylor, Patsy Grandy, Fay (Cyril) Banfield and Mary Hodder, all of Newfoundland.
He was predeceased by sons, Gerald and John Hodder, daughter, Joan Hodder, brothers, Tom and Sam Hodder.
Visitation for Ken will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Carl Fraser officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Palliative Care of Cape Breton. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com
Born In: St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed Away In: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed Away On: 01/06/2011
The Cape Breton Post, June 2, 2011
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Barry S. Holland, age 67, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Barry died Wednesday, June 1, 2011 in the En Cala unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, following a brief and courageous battle with cancer.
Born in St. John's, Nfld., he was the son of the late Lawrence and Frances (Coffin) Holland. Barry had many careers throughout his life, beginning as a purchasing agent with Canadian Motor Industries and the Donkin Mine; executive assistant for Russell MacLellan; and most recently as the Cape Breton representative for Aqua Check/ACD, inspecting water supplies and installing Radon detectors, in many provincial buildings and sites.
Barry was a very community minded person who devoted many years as a member of the Kinsmen Club and the North Sydney Forum; he served two terms as a town councilor for the Town of North Sydney, and was instrumental in creating the Northside Industrial Commission. He was a lifetime member of the Northern Yacht Club in North Sydney, and served as its secretary treasurer until the time of his death. He was tireless in his pursuit to rebuild the club following the fire which destroyed the former building a few years back, and was very proud of his efforts, and those of many others that have worked so hard to bring it back to life. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.
Barry had four loves in life, his family, the Yacht Club, camping and spending time on Keith Moores boat, "Bras d'Or Traveller." He will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends.
He is survived by his loving wife, Lillian (Carter) Holland; his daughters, Joanne Phillips (Chris) of Ft. McMurray, Allison Holland (Jack Hatcher) of Estmere, Barbara (George) Taylor of Sydney Mines; his son, B.J. (Melanie) of Toronto; his dear grandchildren, Jonathan, Beth, Justin, Morgan, Sarah, Austin, Chance, Nolan; his sister, Gwen Orde of Saskatchewan; by his father and mother-in-law, with whom he was very close, Ches and Jean Carter, North Sydney, and all the members of the Carter family.
Visitation for Barry, will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday 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. Carl Fraser, officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church 3M campaign, or the Northern Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program.
Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com
The Cape Breton Post, June 13, 2011
Born In: Burnt Island, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed Away In: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada on: 11/06/2011
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Eric Keeping, 61, of Glace Bay. Eric passed away Saturday, June 11, 2011, doing what he loved to do, fishing. Eric would have turned 62 on Sunday, June 12, 2011.
Born in Burnt Island, N.L., he was the son of the late Arthur and Sarah (King) Keeping.
Eric was a life long fisherman. He loved fishing with his buddy, Basil Vaters and good friend, Herbie Nash. He also cherished his long Sunday drives with his loving wife of 36 years, Frances 'Maid'.
Eric will be sadly missed by his wife, Frances 'Maid' (Cluett); daughter, Leona (Jason) McVicar, Halifax; son, Eric (Cara), Halifax; brothers, John (Linda), Newfoundland, Arthur (Katie), Newfoundland; Poppie's four treasures, grandchildren, Jacob, Bryanna, Rebecca and Ava. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews and a very special, niece, Tena Moore, Glace Bay; and sisters-in-law, Allie Moore, Glace Bay, Violet Keeping, Dartmouth, and Martha Vaters, Glace Bay.
Besides his parents, Eric was predeceased by a brother, Chester.
Visitation for Eric Keeping will held Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Michael Goodfellow officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay.
Family flowers only please. Donations in Eric's memory may be made to Tim Hortons Children's Camp or a charity of choice. Online condolences to the Keeping family are available through www.vjmcgillivray.ca
He put His arms around you
and lifted you to rest,
God's garden must be beautiful,
for He only takes the best.
MacDONALD, Mary Beatrice
The Cape Breton Post, June 13, 2011
Born In: Freshwater, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed Away In: New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada on: 11/06/2011
Beatrice MacDonald, 98, of Maple Hill Manor, New Waterford, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2011 at the manor.
Born in Freshwater, N.L., and a former resident of Thompson Street and Pellett Avenue, New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late George H. and Mary Jane (LeShane) Butt.
Beatrice was a member of Calvin United Church and a former member of the UCW. In her younger years, she was employed at General Instruments. Beatrice enjoyed quilting, oil painting and was a volunteer with the joy program. She was a real lady and was loved by all. Beatrice will be remembered for her compassionate and gentle nature. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Beatrice is survived by her four grandchildren, Hillary MacDonald, Boularderie, Lynette MacVicar (Art), New Waterford, Laura (Blaine) Williams, Ontario, Glen (Jill) Gardiner, New Brunswick; seven great-grandchildren, Katie, Carl, Corey, Jordan, Dustin, Matthew and Sarah.
Beatrice was predeceased by her first husband, George Weaver, second husband, Albert 'Butcher Boy' MacDonald, two daughters, Patricia Gardiner, Beryl MacPhail, six brothers, Fred, Alfred, Harold, Kenneth, Malcolm, Little Joe in infancy and three sisters, Elizabeth 'Bessie', Elsie and Alice in infancy.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Duncan Roach is Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Calvin United Church followed by interment in Union Grove Cemetery. All are invited to a reception in Calvin Hall. Beatrice will be taken to the church at noontime Wednesday.
As an expression of sympathy for Beatrice, memorial donations in her memory may be made to Maple Hill Manor, King Street, New Waterford.
Online condolences to the family can be expressed at www.vjmcgillivray.ca
STORM, Emily (Lawrence)
The Cape Breton Post, June 9, 2011
Born In: Miller's Passage, Newfoundland, Canada
Born On: 24/06/1942
Passed Away In: Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed Away On: 07/06/2011
It is with great sadness and deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our loving wife, mother and grandmother, after losing her courageous, lengthy battle with cancer on June 7, 2011.
She was born June 24, 1942, in Miller's Passage, Nfld., to the late George and Olive (Stone) Lawrence.
She is survived and loved with all our hearts by her husband of 46 years, Alex Storm, Louisbourg; her daughter, Phyllis B., Parrsboro; son, Edward C. (Kate Gillis), Bedford; son, Jason (Chantal Ouellette), Orleans, and sons, Morgan, Louisbourg and Julian R. (Sandra Holloway), Dominion. Emily was a proud grandmother to Chloe, Mylene, Madison and step-grandson, Nicholas. She loved her family and friends immensely, was noted for her culinary skill and enjoyed reading, politics and the ancient craft of bobbin lace making, teaching this craft to many, including costumed staff of Fortress Louisbourg. She will be missed by all. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Phillip G. Lawrence (September 2006), (Judy). Her surviving siblings are sister, Alice Balcom (John), Newcombville and brother, Jonathan Lawrence (Cathy) Louisbourg; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Emily attended the Empire Business College, Sydney. In her early career she worked for the Workman's Compensation Board and later she worked as a private secretary at Fortress Louisbourg. A dedicated hard worker she also co-owned and operated The Atlantic Statiquarium, Marine Museum in Louisbourg.
Visitation for Emily will take place Friday June 10, 2011 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday June 11, 2011 from 2-4 p.m. at the SW Chant & Son Funeral Home 564 Alexandra St. Sydney. Burial to follow in the St. Bartholomew's Church Cemetery, Louisbourg. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the An Cala unit, Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton County, 1482 George St. Sydney, N.S. or through the - www.hospicecapebreton.org website will be greatly appreciated.
Online condolences can be sent to our webpage at www.chantsfuneralhome.com