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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
February 2013

 

BARRETT, Florence Louise
The Cape Breton Post, February 8, 2013
Born In: Wabana, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: February 6th, 2013
Florence Louise Barrett
, a resident of Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. Born in Wabana, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Adam and Louisa (Rolfe) Head. Surviving are her daughters, Madeline Bishop, Sydney, Judy MacKay, Sydney, Brenda (Tom) Pittman, Sydney, Gail (Donnie) Barrett, Sydney, Ruth (Kenny) Ranni, Dartmouth, and Laura (Harvey) Pennell, Moncton, N.B.; son, Terry 'Butch' (Carolann), Corner Brook, N.L.; sister, Greta Head, Sydney; brothers, Walter (Gladys), Bill (Tina), Melvin and Carl, all of Sydney; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter. Florence was predeceased by her husband, Chesley, son, Marvin, sisters, Lillian Poirier, Nancy Jackson and Mary Rowe, brothers, Ralph, Clyde and Earl. There will be no visitation. A private family service will be held at a later date, with interment in Eastmount Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or a charity of your choice. We would like to thank the wonderful staff of the Mira Bay Unit at Harbourstone Enhanced Care for the excellent care and compassion shown to our mother during her stay there. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


FEENER, John "Jack" William
The Cape Breton Post, February 15, 2013
Born In: Leamington, Canada
Passed on: February 12th, 2013

It is with heavy hearts that we the family announce the peaceful passing of our dear husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend Jack Feener on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney surrounded by his loving family. Born in Point Leamington, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Amos and Beulah Feener. Jack was employed for many years with the City of Sydney. He enjoyed spending time with his family and playing the accordion and harmonica. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Jack is survived by his wife, Jessie (MacKay) Feener; his children, Joanne (Lorne) Bonnar, Sydney, Melvin (Connie), Terrace, B.C., Leslie (Sharon), Sydney, Johnnie (Lynn), Fort McMurray, Alta., Barry (Marie), Sydney; daughters-in-law, Patsy and Cheryl, his 16 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. Jack is also survived by his four stepchildren, Jean, Muriel, Hughie, Gordie and their families. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Elsie Goldine (Graham), his daughter, Trudy Waye. Cremation has taken place. A visitation will be held Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. A memorial service will be held Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Ron Coole officiating. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Online condolences may be sent to our web page at www.chantfuneralhome.com


FIANDER, Sr., Norman
The Cape Breton Post, February 4, 2013
Born In: English Harbour West
Passed on: February 2nd, 2013
It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our dear husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, Norman Fiander, on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in English Harbour West, N.L., he was the son of the late John Henry and Eva (Drake) Fiander.

Norman spent most of his working career in the fish processing industry, working with H.B. Nickerson, as well as National Sea Products in North Sydney, for over 50 years; retiring as shore skipper. Norman loved wood working and spent many years building boats, both large and small; as well as furniture for his grandchildren and their dolls. He enjoyed music and is fondly remembered for playing his accordion and providing music for dances at the former Orange Lodge. Norman was a familiar face at the horse barns and race track in North Sydney, and he took great pride in the fact that he was called upon to fix anything and everything for friends at the track. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, and a former member of Fulton Orange Lodge.

Norman is survived by his wife of 57 years, Shirley (Hurd) Fiander; his daughter, Eva (Lloyd) Fougere, Ball's Creek; his sons, Norman Jr. (Debbie), North Sydney, Sheldon (Michele), Bras d'Or; his six grandchildren, Jason, Jenelle, Chad, Ashley, Laura, Stephanie; his three great-grandchildren, Jayden, Jordan, Colton; his sisters, Sadie Fiander, Amy (John) Bullen, both of English Harbour West., N.L., Maudie (Dean) Forrest, St. Margaret's Bay, N.S., Lucy (Cecil) Matthews, Grand Bank, N.L.; his brother John (Beatrice) Fiander, Conception Bay South, N.L. He was predeceased by his brother, Albert.

Visitation for Norman will be 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 3 p.m. Wednesday, at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, with Rev. Carl Fraser officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice/Palliative Care of Cape Breton or the Canadian Cancer Society in Norman's memory. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com


HARDY, Jean Lorraine
The Cape Breton Post, February 18, 2013
Born In: Burgeo, Canada
Passed on: February 15th, 2013
Jean Hardy,
79, of Sydney passed away peacefully at home, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.
Born in Burgeo, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late William and Evelyn (Janes) Ingraham. Jean is survived by her husband Wilfred, son Frank, Sydney, a sister Sadie, (Ken Hann), Corner Brook, and grandchildren Katie Lynn, and Michael William and many nieces and nephews. Jean was predeceased by first husband Harold Cooper, brother Max (Hope), brother Harry (Elsie) and a sister Lucy, (Reginald 'Busie'). Visitation will take place Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Sydney Memorial Chapel from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Wednesday 1 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Laura McCue officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to Palliative Care. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


KENDALL, Frances Ann
The Cape Breton Post, February 8, 2013
Born In: Isle aux Morts, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed on: February 6th, 2013

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, we lost a great mother whose personality was 10 times her size who radiated love, caring, respect and strength. Mom lived life to the fullest. She was born in Isle Aux Morte, N.L., and moved to Louisbourg in 1950, where she met her husband Kevin.

Mom was devoted to her church, choir, ACW. She was involved with the Fortress Senior Club where she danced, played bingo and cards all of which she loved. Mom was a wonderful baker. Mom will never be forgotten for her roles as George Jefferson and Sophia from the Golden Girls in her church skits.

Our beautiful angel has left behind to mourn her three children, Gary (Brenda), Kelly (Glenn), Claudette (Jim) Gale; her stepchildren, Albert (Jocelyn), Eugene (Karen), and Liam (Charlene). She also left to mourn her companion, James Goyetche, who she loved and cared for very much. Her grandchildren who were the loves of her life, Ryan (Ashley) and soon to be great-grandchild, Matthew (Shelly) and Dean (Deb), Kayla, Olivia, David and Emma. She is survived by her mother, Edith Jane Marsden; sister-in-law, Mary Marsden; sister, Lorraine Murphy; her best friend, Mary MacDonald, who she shared many cups of tea together, life long friends to the end. She is also leaving behind many beloved friends and extended family. She was predeceased by her husband, Kevin, brothers, Walter and Dorman Marsden, father, Cecil Marsden, and good friend, Marion Hutt.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the SPCA and St. Bartholomew's Church. May her memories wash over all of you and comfort you all. She will never be forgotten. Visitation will be held Sunday, Feb. 10, 2012, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at St. Bartholomew's Church, Louisbourg. A memorial service will take place 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at St. Bartholomew's Church with Rev. Laura McCue officiating. Interment will follow in church cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to our web page at www.chantfuneralhome.com


LANG, Bride
The Cape Breton Post, February 9, 2013
Born In: Port au Port
Passed on: February 6th, 2013

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Bride Lang, on February 6th 2013 at her residence in Sydney. Born in Port au Port Newfoundland, Bride was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Frances Lang. Bride worked at the Cape Breton Post for 13 years, during which time she touched the lives of many, and will be missed and fondly remembered by her friends and co-workers there. Bride was predeceased by both her parents, Elizabeth and Frances Lang; her brother Vince; her sister Mary; and most recently, here loving companion, Jim Kuta, with whom she will now be peacefully reunited with. Left to mourn Bride's passing are her daughter Karen (David) Mercer; two grandchildren Shawn and Taylor; her sisters Pearl Baker, Patsy Feener, Marie Lang; her many nieces and nephews and Jim's children Amy (North Sydney) and Christopher (Ontario).
God saw the road was getting rough, and the hills were hard to climb. So he closed your weary eyelids, and whispered, "Peace be thine." Mom, may you rest peacefully in God's arms.
Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home 564 Alexandra St., Sydney on Thursday February 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. Reception will follow service.


POWER, Theresa
The Cape Breton Post, February 5, 2013
Born In: Sydney
Passed on: February 3rd, 2013

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Theresa Power on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at the Northside Guest Home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Allan C. and Nellie (Barron) McGuigan. Theresa was a very loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She is fondly remembered for her cooking and home baking, as well as her love of fiddle music and that she loved to dance.

Theresa is survived by her four sons, Donald (Jean) Power, Jimmy Power, both of Balls Creek, Bernie (Bonnie) Power, Keltic Drive, Shaun (Nola) Power, Port Hawkesbury; by her daughter, Laura Lee (Chuck) Isaac, Edwardsville; by her 10 grandchildren, Tracy, Joey, Karen, Kelly Ann, Tammy, Amanda, Crystal, Brennan, Paige, Devon; by her six great-grandchildren, Michael, Emma, Seamus, Liam, Faith, Abbigail; her brother, Maynard (Elaine) McGuigan, Sydney; and sister, Bernadette (Bart) Oliver, Lower Sackville, N.S. Theresa was predeceased by her husband, Joseph D. Power, two children in infancy, brothers, Allan, James, Patrick, Michael, her sisters, Margaret 'Tiss' and Mary, her granddaughter in infancy.

The family would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff of the Northside Guest Home for the love and care shown to Theresa while she has been a resident there. Visitation for Theresa will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday at St. Joseph Church, Bras d'Or, with Rev. Peter McLeod, officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Northside Guest Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com
(Her mother was Nellie Barron, the daughter of Michael Barron and Mary Fox from St. John's -
Bill C.)

 

 

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