Share/Save/Bookmark

Presented by the
Newfoundland's Grand Banks Site
to assist you in researching your Family History

Click on the graphic below to return to the NGB Home Page
Newfoundland's Grand Banks

To contribute to this site, see above menu item "About".

These transcriptions may contain human errors.
As always, confirm these, as you would any other source material.

Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
January 2012

 

BILLARD, Gordon
The Cape Breton Post, January 31, 2012
Born In: Rose Blanche, Newfoundland, Canada
Born: August 3rd, 1942
Passed in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: January 27th, 2012
It is with broken hearts we the family of Gordon Billard announce his passing. He was tragically taken from us on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at his home. Gordon was born in Rose Blanche, N.L, Aug. 3, 1942, he was a son of the late John W. and Marjorie (Collier) Billard. Gordon was an active member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, and a longtime member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 682. Gordon was a dedicated family man who lived for his family, he was well known as the neighbourhood handyman, always there for anyone who needed him. His love of the outdoors whether it was fishing, hunting or gardening was passed on to many family members and friends. Surviving is his wife, Joyce Amelia (Brown) Billard; sons, Ronald Gordon (Kim) and Darrell John; his grandsons (the love and pride of his life) Jonathan Willis Billard and Matthew Ronald Billard; sisters, Nora Lockhart, Florida, Marilyn (Terry) Ivey, North Sydney; brother, Jack (Brenda) Billard, Halifax; also surviving are many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a brother Douglas. A visitation for Gordon will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, at St. John the Baptist Church with Rev. Carl Fraser and Rev Gloria McClure Fraser officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Church or to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com
Gordon, your adoring family and friends will miss you always but we have many fond memories to help us remember you.


BONNELL, Beatrice (Hepditch)
The Cape Breton Post, January 9, 2012
Born In: Lamaline, Newfoundland, Canada
Born: August 3rd, 1917
Passed in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: January 7th, 2012
The family wishes to announce the passing or our dear mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and sister. Beatrice passed into the arms of our Lord and Saviour at her home in Cara House, Northside Community Guest Home, on Jan., 7, 2012, at the age of 93. Beatrice was born Aug, 3, 1918, in Lamaline, Nfld., one of eight children to the late Fred and Lydia Mae Hepditch. Beatrice and her family survived the tidal wave of November 1929, in Newfoundland, and she went on to marry Lewis Bonnell. They immigrated to North Sydney with three small children and later settled in Leitches Creek and raised their family of eight. Mom loved her family gatherings and was always interested in what the children were doing. She was eagerly awaiting the arrival of three more great-grandchildren in 2012.

Beatrice leaves to mourn her sons, Howard, (Judy) North Sydney, Claude (Phyliss), Middleton, Derek (Shirley), Georges River, Melvin (Judy), Leitches Creek, Art (Vicki), Regina, Ray (Elayne), Ottawa, Lou (Mary), Coxheath and her only daughter, Mildred (Lorne) Jennex, Leitches Creek. She will be fondly remembered by 22 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren. Beatrice is also survived by a loving sister, Dorothy (Gilbert) Ivany, Sydney. Besides her parents, Beatrice was predeceased by her husband, Lewis John in 1998; brothers, Fred, William, Cyril, Stanley; sisters, Mary, Mildred (in infancy) and great-grandson, Harry. Mom (Nanny) was a true matriarch of our family, and through her love and guidance made us a very close knit family. Mom (Nanny), we will truly miss you, but will treasure all the wonderful memories you gave to us. We love you.

Visitation for Beatrice will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, in St. John Anglican Church, North Sydney, with the Rev. Carl Fraser, officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to St. John Anglican Church, Northside Community Guest Home, Parkinson's Society or a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com


CLARK, Nina
The Cape Breton Post, January 19, 2012
Born In: Gander, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: January 15th, 2012
Nina Melinda Clark
, 93, a resident of Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. Born in Gander Bay, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Emmeline (Coish) Bath. Surviving are her daughters, Ruth (Hammie) MacInnis, Sydney, Barbara (Bill) Ward, Lower Sackville, Ann (Ross) Purse and Lynn (Larry) Jacobson, Regina, Sask.; sister, Elsie Tulk, Carmenville, Nfld.; grandchildren, Janice, Kelly and Scott MacInnis, David (Colleen) and Jason Ward; Byron (Gudrun), Graham (Jae) and Jill Purse; Mark and Nikki Jacobson; great-grandchildren, Ella and Anna Ward and Sydney Purse. Nina was predeceased by her brothers, Reg Bath, Leslie Gillingham and Wesley Bath. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Saturday 2 p.m., with Rev. Jackie MacDonald officiating. Interment in Newfoundland at a later date. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


EVANS, Ward
The Cape Breton Post, January 10, 2012
Born In: Newfoundland, Canada
Passed in: Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: January 7th, 2012
It's with great sadness and heavy hearts, that we the family, announce the sudden passing of Ward Evans, at home, on Saturday January 7, 2012 . Ward was born in Newfoundland on September 2, 1949. He was the son of the late George and Doris (Baker) Evans. Ward was a member of Stella Maris Parish in Louisbourg and was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and a great friend to all. Ward was a hard working fishermen who worked at National Sea Products for many years then Clearwater Fine Foods, retiring after 21 years. His ever busy hands led him to work seasonally at Louisbourg Sea Foods. Ward is survived by his wife of 36 years, Joanne; four children, Donna Marie (Jay Ball) Massachusetts, Deborah Lynn, Alberta, Dianna (Scott Desveaux), Sydney, Mark Wood (Mitchell Rowe), Ontario; as well as two beautiful grandchildren, Joseph (his best buddy) and Shaeleigh Ball. He will also be missed by his cherished dog Pogo. Ward also leaves four sisters, Sue Dibbon, Louisbourg, Mary Day, North Sydney, Margaret Bolt, Grand Le Pierre, NF, and Janet Hollet, Burin NF. He is predeceased by his one brother John and sisters, Phoebe and Sylvia. Ward will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday January 11, 2012 at Stella Maris Parish, Louisbourg, with Father Raj. officiating. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com


INGRAM, Irene
The Cape Breton Post, January 23, 2012
Born In: Grand Bruit, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed in: Neil's Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: January 20th, 2012
Irene Ingram
, 88, from Neil's Harbour, passed away at Arborstone Enhanced Care, Halifax, Jan. 20, 2012, surrounded by family. Born in Grand Bruit, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Augustus and Harriet Jane (Lillington) Ingram. She will be missed by daughters, Elsie Engram, Halifax, Linda (Duval) Tingley, Cape North, Nancy (Paul) Fahie, Sambro; sons, Albert (Shirley) Ingram, Port Hawkesbury, Carter (Joan) Ingram, Halifax. Also survived by sister, Margaret Rogers, Glace Bay; sisters-in-law, Joan Ingram, Margaree, Verna Ingram, Ontario; brother-in-law, Ronald (Bernice) Ingram, Neil's Harbour and extended family. Also 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Clarence, sisters, Miram and Susan, brother, Edgar, and longtime friend and companion, Clifford Smith. Special thanks to all the staff 3rd floor, Arborstone for their exceptional care and compassion to Mom and their kindness and support to the family. Also thanks to Canon Rod Gillis and Rev. Keltie Van Binsbergen for their visits and prayers. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. A memorial service will be held in St. Andrews Anglican Church, Neil's Harbour, on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Warren Huestis officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Andrews Anglican Church, Neil's Harbour, Arborstone Enhanced Care (3rd floor), Halifax, or charity of choice. Online condolences maybe sent to the family at www.fillmoreandwhitman.com


JENKINS, Justin
The Cape Breton Post, January 21, 2012
Born In: Newfoundland, Canada
Passed in: Donkin, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: January 18th, 2012
It is with heavy hearts that we the family of Justin Jenkins announce his passing. Justin passed away peacefully at the Glace Bay Hospital surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday Jan. 18, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Newfoundland, he was the son of Roy Jenkins and Wanda (Walton) Russell. He will be sadly missed by his mother Wanda; stepdad Tommie; dad Roy. Also left to mourn grandmother Leah Jenkins, NL; sisters Jennifer (Max), Calyssa (Matt) at home. Brothers Jeffery (Laura) NL, Richard (Mikaela) Ont. Also left to mourn are numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, including very special aunt, Wendy (Tupper) Chaput and special cousin and friend, Tammy (Mic) AuCoin; nieces Julie and Guncle's special Angel Brooklyn; and special four legged friend Missy. Justin was a graduate of Glace Bay High, class of 2006. He was an avid Toronto Maple Leafs fan and enjoyed spending time with family 'out on the Mira'. Justin was predeceased by maternal grandparents Richard and Mora Walton and paternal grandfather Alex Jenkins. In honoring Justin's wishes there will be no visitation, Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Patten Funeral Home 71 Union St. Glace Bay. A celebration of life will be held on Monday Jan. 23, 2012 at 2 p.m. in St. Lukes United Church Donkin, with Rev. Chris Matheson officiating. Interment at St. Lukes United Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.pattenfuneral.com    Donations may be made in memory of Justin to a charity of choice.
A special Thank you to Justin's Angels on 3rd floor south and west of the Glace Bay Hospital, and Charlene Snow, and also to Keely Wadden, who made Justin's biggest dreams come true.


ROBERTS, Agnes
The Cape Breton Post, January 9, 2012
Born In: Diamond Cove, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: January 6th, 2012
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Agnes Jane Roberts, age 92 on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 at the Northside General Hospital. Agnes was a former resident of Clifford Street and was living at the Northside Community Guest Home the past two years. Born in Diamond Cove, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Best) Shepherd. Agnes was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, also the North Sydney Senior Citizens and Pensioners Club. She was a former member of the Fulton Orange Lodge, L.O.B.A. and L.T.B.A. Agnes enjoyed knitting and most recently while living at the guest home, she enjoyed painting.

Agnes is survived by her daughters, Joan (Charles) Edwards, Orillia, Ont., Mildred (William) Ferris, Riverview, N.B.; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Florence (Clayton) Gutscher, Margaret (Reuben) Anderson, John (Jackie) Roberts, George (Bernice) Roberts; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ethel Forrest, Sydney Mines, Cassie Wattam, Shelburne, N.S. She was predeceased by her first husband, James Hardy; second husband, James Roberts; one son, Richard and one son in infancy; a sister, Harriet; brothers, Frank, Wilfred, William, Joseph, Roy and Leo Shepherd Visitation 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 11 a.m. Wednesday, at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, with Rev. Gloria McClure-Fraser officiating. Burial will take place at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Northside Community Guest Home or charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com


SLADE, Florence
The Cape Breton Post, January 10, 2011
Born In: Lord's Cove, Newfoundland, Canada
Born: December 1st, 1925
Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: January 8th, 2012

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Florence Mary Slade, of Ferris Street, Sydney, on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born on Dec. 1, 1925, in Lord's Cove, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Hanna Hennebury. In her earlier years, Florence was employed at the City of Sydney Hospital as a cook. She took great pride in her work and met many friends along the way.

Florence was affectionately known as "Nanny" to family and friends. Her happiest times were spent out on the Mira at her bungalow on Trout Brook Road. Surviving are her sons, Leslie (Beverly) and Sonny (Louise); daughters, Doris (Terry), Joyce (Bruce) and Gwen (Clair); 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Florence was predeceased by her husband, Absalom in 1975. The last surviving member of her immediate family, she was predeceased by her brothers, Jack, Richard, Gordon, Earl, Fred and Mick and sister, Gladys. According to Florence's wishes, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Wednesday 11 a.m., with Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Canadian Red Cross of Sydney. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


TUCKER, Margaret 'Eileen'
The Cape Breton Post, February 1, 2012
Born In: Newfoundland, Canada
Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: January 30th, 2012
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mary Margaret 'Eileen' Tucker on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm and Florence Christie. Eileen was a member of St. Augustine parish. She was a very loving and devoted housewife and mother who always made sure her family came first. She also enjoyed cooking and baking. Besides her family, she welcomed the neighbourhood children into her home. She loved to read and play TV bingo with her daughters. People may have known her as 'Nanny Chop Chop.'

She is survived by her 10 children, Johnnie (Sharron), Alberta, Carol Ann Clark (Joey), Peter (Karen), both of Truro, Sharon Feener (Les), Robert (Diane), Kenny (Darlene), Donna (Greg), Lillian (Brian), Darlene (Hardge), Kelly MacLeod (Kenny), all of Sydney. Also surviving are 27 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Eileen was predeceased by her husband, Robert P. Tucker and brothers, Francis and Sam Christie. There will be no visitation for the late Mrs. Tucker. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa's Church with Rev. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. A special thank you to the staff of 4-A and palliative care unit. Donations may be made to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital palliative care unit, Children's Wish Foundation or charity of choice. Online condolences to www.twcurry.com

 

 

Page Contributed by Bill Cook

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

Newfoundland's Grand Banks is a non-profit endeavor.
No part of this project may be reproduced in any form
for any purpose other than personal use.

JavaScript DHTML Menu Powered by Milonic

© Newfoundland's Grand Banks (1999-2018)

Hosted by
Chebucto Community Net

Your Community, Online!

NOTE:
You can search the entire NGB site
by using the [Google] search below.

Search through the whole site
[Recent] [Contacts] [Home]