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BEGDEN, Gwendolyn (Gibbons), R.N.
Mom loved to play bridge with a group of her close friends; a tireless volunteer for the S.P.C.A.; a dog lover, a painter in her own right and she especially loved to travel with her daughter Wendy to London, England, Bermuda, the United States and across Canada.
Surviving are her loving daughter, Wendy (Murray) Hannem, St. Ann's Bay; grandson, Anthony (Hanya) Hannem, Toronto; granddaughter, Nancy (Wayne) Martin, Halifax and four great-grandchildren, Hayden, Emma, Jack and Maggie; nieces, Elizabeth Mulak, Gwendolyn MacLean and nephew, Allan Ball. Gwen was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her loving husband, Wesley Bugden; brothers, Anthony and Harold Gibbons and sister, Peggy Ball.
A special thank you to the staff at the Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck for their compassion and care which enabled Gwen to die with dignity. At Gwen's request there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of MacAskill's Funeral Home, Baddeck. A graveside service will be held at St. Mark's Anglican Church Cemetery, Coxheath at 3 p.m. With my good friend Diane Kempt DLM, and Rev. Karen Qurick, officiating, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Family flowers only by request. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck; the St. Ann's Bay United Church Memorial Fund, your local S.P.C.A., or the charity of one's choice.
BLAKEBURN, Angela Bridget
Angela is survived by loving daughters, Maureen Campbell (Norton), London, Sylvia Blakeburn (Dave), Ottawa, and Elaine Nardocchio (Howard), Sydney; adoring grandchildren, Heather McHale (Derek), Kelly Campbell (Jean Sebastien), Blake Campbell (Shirley), Paul Nardocchio (Tara) and Cavelle Nardocchio (Dave); and her great-grandchildren, Colin, Mitchell, Allyson, Gabrielle, Charles, Clara, Bronwyn and Conor. Lovingly remembered by sisters, Nora Power (Tom) and Sister Frances Pennell, as well as her sisters-in-law, Marie Pennell and Florrie Pennell and numerous nieces and nephews. Angela was predeceased by her sister, Susan Power and brothers, Lou, Sylvie and Gordon.
Visitation will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Friday, Sept. 14, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at St. George's Anglican Church 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, with Rev. Laura McCue officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton, phone 902-567-7846, or a charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
CARTWRIGHT, Marjorie E.
She is survived by her husband, Edward Cartwright; her children, Carolyn (Stephen) Finney, Tantallon, Lois (Paul) Sampson, Halifax, Jane Howie, Tantallon, and Connie, (James) Day, Digby; her grandchildren, Lindsay, Vanessa, Jordan, Ethan and Sarah. Also surviving is her sister, Donna (Richard) Wilmott, Milton, Ont.; and brother, Don Rose, New Brunswick; and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Marjorie was predeceased by her brother Roy Rose and sister Ivy Rose.
Visitation for Marjorie will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Carl Fraser officiating. Following the service a reception will be held at the Georges River Fire Hall. Marjorie was a gentle, kind, compassionate and loving soul, in lieu of flowers or donations please perform a random act of kindness.
PATEY, Effie Elizabeth 91
She is survived by her children Norman (Susan) Patey, Thunder Bay, Bill (Shirley) Patey, Millville, Mona (Gary) Richards, North Sydney, Patty (Ron) Coole, Sydney, Mike Patey, Dryden, ON., Tom Patey (Judy), North Sydney and Fay Patey, Toronto; her 14 grandchildren Robert, Lisa, Gary, Norman, Lauren, Lindsay, Sheila, Denise, Jennifer, Ramona, Shannon, Steven, Brandon, Nicole and many great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Effie was predeceased by her husband of 43 years William Patey in 1982, her daughter Debbie in 1958, son Robert in 1989, a grandson John Patey , brothers Raymond, Max, Leonard and Albert, sisters Elsie Ongo and Sylvia Lemon.
Special thanks to the Northside Homemakers and to Dr. Marek Knott and the nursing staff at the Northside General Hospital. Visitation for Effie will be held Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral service at 3:00 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, with Rev. Carl Fraser officiating, with burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com
'Ged' chose to pursue a life at sea, following in the footsteps of his father, a famed sailing Master. Dad was Captain aboard the Marine Atlantic vessels until retiring in 1990 as Senior Master of the MV Caribou. His leisure time was usually spent in the out-of-doors, hunting and fishing were his passions. He was a member of the Royal Albert Masonic Lodge and member of Philae Shriners.
Gerald is survived by his two daughters, Yvonne Williams (Thomas Fleming), Sydney, Yvette Williams, Toronto; three sons, Doug (Jennifer) Williams, North Sydney, David (Deborah) Williams, Leitches Creek, and James (Noel) Williams, Niagara Falls; his seven grandchildren, Jennifer, Dawn, Michael, Samantha, Amanda, Stephen and Sarah; brothers, Gordon (Bertha) Williams, St. John's , N.L., and Carl (Kathy) Williams, Saint John, N.B.; and sister, Mary (Lloyd) Moores, Sackville, N.B. Besides his parents, Gerald was predeceased by his wife, Frances Lily (Gale) Williams.
Visitation for Gerald will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney, with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Parkinson Society Maritime Region.
Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com
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