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EVELY, Ruth (Prosser)
A talented sewer, quilter and baker, Mom had many special friends with whom she shared holidays, birthdays and anniversaries. She was an avid quilter and shared her skill with many in the local community. For many years she was a member of the UCW at Trinity United Church. At the family's request there will be no visitation. A service in celebration of Mom's life will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, 11 a.m., at St. Alban's Church, Whitney Pier, Archdeaon Brenda Drake officiating with a reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org
FIFIELD, Steven William
A born salesman, Steven began his career at the Metropolitan Store and then went on to work for Nestle Canada as the sales representative for Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. He was the owner and operator of Fifield Supply and most recently worked in the oil sands in Alberta with Local 92.
Steven is also survived by his sisters, Louise (Lou) Chisling, Seliena (Kenny) King, Marjorie (Mike) Chisholm and brother, Karl (Sandra); sisters-in-law, Joan (Ron) Donovan, Korena (Ken) and Carol Ann and brothers-in-law, George (Clara), Roland (Joan), Collin (Diane) and Gregory (Shirley). Besides his parents, Steven was predeceased by his brother, John William in infancy and grandparents, William and Louisa (Fisher) Fifield and Steven and Seliena Moores. As well as, George and Gertrude Sparling and sister-in-law, Darlene. He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Steven was very proud of each one of them and always reminded them how much he cared for and loved them. Always one to help he would never see another man stranded. A man with a heart full of love, kindness, and humour is how Steven shall be remembered by those close to him and strangers alike. In his time, Steven loved baseball, hunting, fishing, being on the road, harness racing and above all else his family. Love ya, Buds!
A memorial service will be held on Monday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Rev. Bill Burke officiating. In lieu flowers, a donation can be made to the Mental Health Fund or the Cancer Patient Care Fund at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or email email@example.com
MacLEAN, Ruth (Edmonds), 68
Ruth is survived by her husband, Harold MacLean; her two sons, John (Sandra), Sooke, BC; Lorne, Brantford, Ontario; her grandsons, Darrell and Bradley in BC; her granddaughters, Stephanie in BC, Marissa and Michayla, Brantford, Ontario, and by three great-grandchildren. Ruth is also survived by her sisters, Shirley Clarkson, Sydney Mines; Diana (Gary Morris) Tantallon, NS; and Linda (John Miles), North Sydney. Also surviving are her brothers, John, North Sydney; Tom (Regeana), North Sydney; Ron (Dawn Folks), Port Williams, NS; and, Terry, Halifax, NS. Besides her parents, Ruth was predeceased by a son, Harold, in infancy; and her parents-in-law, John Thomas and Catherine MacLean.
Visitation for Ruth MacLean will be held on Thursday, January 1, 2015, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. in J. M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines. A celebration of her life will take place on Friday at 11:00 a.m. in Trinity Anglican Church, with Rev. Stacey LeMoine officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ruth's memory may be made to Trinity Anglican Church or a charity of your choice. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the public at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com
TAIT, Catherine 'Bell'
She is survived by four daughters, Lillian Gillan, Sydney Mines, Sandra (Warren) Murley, Amherst, Coreen (John) Schempf, Citrus Springs, Fla., Ruth (Frank) Rocchetti, Oakville, Ont.; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She loved them all. Also surviving are a sister-in-law, Minnie MacLean; brother-in-law, Stuart Tait and many nieces, nephews and friends. Mom was predeceased by her husband Henry, two sisters, Mary (Mullins) Hood, Hazel (Jacob) Jensen, two very young brothers, Jess and Walter, great-grandson Donald Stephen Gillan and a special son-in-law, Donnie Gillan.
During her 93 years, she had many friends and relatives she helped and they in turn helped her. We, her family, are very thankful for all they did for her. Everybody enjoyed the cinnamon buns she delivered, in her favourite baskets, all over Cape Breton. Bell was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses in North Sydney and later in Oakville, Ont. A memorial service will be held in Oakville early in the new year. Memorial donations to a charity of one's choice will be appreciated.
WHITE, Florence (Kendall)
Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, 10 Clyde Ave., Sydney Mines. The funeral service will take place Thursday, 11 a.m. at Trinity Anglican Church in Sydney Mines, with Rev. Stacey LeMoine officiating. Interment will take place in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney, at a later date. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. McKeough, Dr. Knott, and the nursing staff at the Northside General Hospital for all their compassionate care. Florence's kind heart and always her caring manner will be missed by all who knew her. A heartfelt 'Thank you' goes out to all those people in Florence's neighbourhood who always helped in many ways throughout the years - giving her a drive when they saw her walking to town, mowing her lawn, shoveling snow and many more acts of kindness. Donations in Florence's memory may be made to the Northside General Hospital or Trinity Anglican Church. Messages and memorials may be directed to the White family by visiting www.fillmoreandwhitman.com
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