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DAMUDE, Lucretia "Teresa"
After the tragic SS Caribou sinking in 1942, which took the lives of her mother and two youngest sisters, Abigail and Vera, she lived in North Sydney and Glace Bay, then moved to St. Catharines, Ont., where she raised her family and worked as a nurse's aide for many years until her retirement. Teresa and her husband, Gordon retired in Boisdale. She enjoyed doing fancy work, collecting antiques and visiting historic sites and museums during family outings. She was a great cook and baker, and loved family and friends coming to visit.
Teresa is survived by her daughter, Mary (Dave) Mackie; son, Robert, Ontario; her devoted son and caregiver, Tim, Boisdale; three grandsons, Ben, Chris and James; and six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her two sisters, Catherine 'Beanie' Burt, Glace Bay, and Hattie Francis, Halifax; along with several nieces. She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Visitation will be held Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at the SW Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating. Interment to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Donations may be sent to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com
LEMOINE, Allan Martin
Allan is survived by his loving daughter, Cathy Briand (Lorne Bonnar); his precious granddaughters, Alyssa, Jenna and Chloe, Lorne's daughters, Hailey and Samantha Bonnar. He is also survived by his companion, Elaine Clyke; sister, Muriel Chaisson, Mainland, Newfoundland; his good friends, Ray, Curtis and Danny Barter and Ann Lamson. Allan will also be missed by many nieces and nephews, especially niece, Joni Lamson. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by several siblings, nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, with reception to follow. Interment will be held Monday, Nov.12, 2012, at 11 a.m. in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Online condolences may be sent to our web page at www.chantfuneralhome.com
McCARTHY, Lorina M.
Mom was a proud wireless operator during the Second World War and we know at times this was also a sad and difficult job for her. Mom spent countless hours volunteering as a Brownie Leader for the 3rd Pack, North Sydney. Mom was above all else, an excellent mother who put her children first, always working tirelessly to care for us and loved us with her whole heart. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, North Sydney.
She is survived by children, Brian (Donna) McCarthy, Jacqueline (Stan) Duggan, Dale (Karen) McCarthy, Keith (Josie) McCarthy, Wanda (Ron) Pye. Left to mourn their Nana's passing are grandchildren, Laura, Kristen, Gregory, Pamela, Brett, whom she adored. She also leaves three beautiful great-grandchildren, Sarah, Andrew and baby Ayden Wayne. Mom has one sister remaining Geraldine, whom she loved and they spent many hours talking and laughing on the telephone, about old times, prior to mom's illness. Mom was afflicted with dementia for the last number of years, it is a terrible illness and the ravishing effects on our mom was heartbreaking to watch. Jackie and Wanda spent numerous hours every week with mom and witnessed the dignity, care, compassion and most of all love that the staff of Glasgow Hall gave her. To all of you there, we extend our sincere thank you, she considered you her second family, she loved you back. Mom was predeceased by her parents, her loving husband of 50 years Jack McCarthy who passed away on Nov. 13, 1997, as well as her devoted son Rev. Father Wayne McCarthy on June 26, 2009, her loving sisters Eva, Celia, Jessie and her dear brother, John 'Jack'.
Visitation for Lorina was held 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home , 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, North Sydney, with Rev. Patrick O'Neill officiating. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney, next to our loving father and our brother.
The family would appreciate memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com
Born in Corner Brook, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Ronald Victor and Annie M. (Kehoe) Moore. Kay was involved with the ladies auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion branch 19, North Sydney, and along with her late husband Stan, volunteered with the bingo games and they enjoyed the dart and bowling leagues. Kathleen was a member of St. Joseph Church, North Sydney.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her son, Patrick (Patricia) McGowan, Calgary; and daughter, Diane (Larry) Bennett, Hudson, Mass.; grandchildren, Kelly and Tim McGowan, Melissa (Matthew) Tucker and Brent (Elizabeth) Bennett; great-grandchildren, Emily, Keegan and Alison Tucker and Ethan and Aidan Bennett. Also surviving is her brother-in-law, Leonard Doucette, North Sydney; a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley P. McGowan in 2005 and brothers, William, Michael and Arthur Moore, sisters, Elizabeth Doucette, Marjorie Joudry and Ruby McCarthy.
Visitation for Kathleen will be held from 9-11 a.m., Saturday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Deacon Roy Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com
She is survived by her husband, Joseph; four sons, Harry (Donna), Halifax, Wayne (Nora), Louisbourg, Joe (Ann), Bateston, Calvin (Caroline), Louisbourg; three daughters, Yvonne, Sydney, Bonnie (Stewart Whynott), Peggy (Bernard Mahon), both of Louisbourg; grandchildren, Trevor, Matthew, Jody, Michelle, Melanie, Amy, Daniel, Adam, David, Justin, Kevin, Jennifer and Joseph; great-grandchildren, Hilary, Chloe, Stephen, Aiden, Nora, Liam, Kinnon, Owen, Ben, Chace, Tanner, Jack, Jaxon, as well as her sister, Ellen Scott. Besides her parents, Janet was predeceased by a son in infancy, brothers, Mark and Charles Bolt and sister, Carrie Manning.
Visitation for the late Janet Pitcher will be held at the First United Church, Louisbourg on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2012, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will take place Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at 2 p.m. at First United Church with Nancy Whitney Latham DLM officiating. Donations in Janets's memory may be made to Palliative Care, CBRH or a charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be sent to our web page at www.chantfuneralhome.com
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