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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
June 2014


HARRIS, Levi Henry
The Cape Breton Post, June 12, 2014
Born In: Great Harbour Nfld. on June 19th, 1929
Passed in: Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada on: June 10th, 2014

It is with deep sadness and regret that we announce the passing of Levi Henry Harris, 84, of Petit de Grat, who passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at St. Martha's Regional Hospital in Antigonish. Born in Great Harbour, N.L., on June 19, 1929, he was the son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Rose) Harris. Levi fished in Glace Bay for seven years with his own vessel the "Joan Eileen" and then he and his family moved back to Arichat where he was a trawler captain for Booth Fisheries, Richmond Fisheries, and National Sea Products until his retirement in 1985. He was a mason and a member of the Richmond Lodge No. 97, St. Peter's for over 25 years.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Genevieve (Samson) Harris; daughters, Joan Clannon, Petit de Grat, Judy (David) Kehoe, Arichat; son, Gary Harris, Petit de Grat; grandchildren, Shelly (Michael Kenny) Kehoe, Timmy Clannon, Sandy (Nicole) Clannon, Carly Kehoe, Noah Kehoe and Jordan Harris; great-grandchildren, Nena Laine Clannon, Myles Thomas Clannon; sisters, Florence Cluett, Chateauque, Que., Annie (Hubert) Coombs, Halifax, Eileen Sheaves, Port Aux Basque, N.L.; son-in-law, Milton Clannon; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth (Pardy) Harris. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Levi was predeceased by his brother, Sandy Harris; sister, Mary Rose, brothers-in-law, Wilfred Sheaves, Randall Rose and Joseph Cluett.

Visitation will be held at C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat on Thursday, June 12 from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday June 13 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Farewell will be held at St. Joseph's Church, Petit de Grat on Saturday June 14 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Angus MacDougall officiating. Burial to follow in the St. John Anglican Church Cemetery, Arichat. Donations can be made to St. Anne's Community & Nursing Care Centre, Arichat or to the St. John Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, Arichat. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. To send words of comfort to the family or to light a candle in memory of Levi, please visit

KEAGAN, Clara L.
The Cape Breton Post, June 30, 2014
Born In: Ramea, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed in: North Sydney on: June 29th, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Clara Lillian Keagan, 93, a resident of the Northside Community Guest Home, on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the Northside General Hospital. Born in Ramea, Newfoundland, Clara was a daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Deborah (Crew) Dominey. She was employed as a personal care worker for a number of years at Stella Maris Residence, North Sydney and later at the Braemore Home, Sydney River. After her retirement, Clara became a volunteer at the Northside General Hospital and also working part-time at the McDonald Restaurant, North Sydney. She was a life member of the ladies auxiliary at the Royal Canadian Legion Br #19, where she volunteered helping with bingo games, the Rotary supper meetings and she enjoyed playing darts. Clara was a member St. Joseph Church, active with the CWL and was a member of the senior choir.

Clara is survived by her daughter Deborah (Bob) Jackson, North Sydney, granddaughters Benita (Brad) Bond, Heather (James) Burns, great-grandchildren Elena and Colin Bond, Cheyeanne, Amelia and Blake Burns, her two brothers Clyde (Marilyn) Dominey, London, Ont., Gerald (Ruth) Dominey, North Sydney, a sister Vera Generaux, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Clara is also survived by her family in New Zealand her daughter-in-law Weki Dominey and her grandchildren Raymond, Karol, Samuel, Marcus, Debbie and Louanna. Clara was predeceased by her husband Gordon Keagan, a son Raymond Dominey, brothers Thomas, Harold, Garfield and Cecil, sisters Carrie and Ethel.

Visitation for Clara 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 mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church with Rev. J.J. MacDonald officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to

McCABE, Annie (Caines)
The Cape Breton Post, June 25, 2014
Born In: Great Jarvis Nfld.on December 8th, 1910
Passed in: Glace Bay on: June 23rd, 2014
Annie (Caines) McCabe
, passed away peacefully at the Seaview Manor in Glace Bay on June 23, 2014 at the age of 103. Born in Great Jarvis, Nfld., Dec. 8, 1910, she was the daughter of the late Snook and Maria (Kearley) Caines. Annie was a very kind and gentle lady who devoted her life to being an exceptional wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an avid reader and self-educated in this respect, always up to date and aware of world events, she enjoyed numerous occasions debating with her only son Fred. She spent many hours sewing, knitting and crocheting beautiful items for her family. Annie was a member of Saint Mary's Anglican Church and former member of Saint Mary's Guild and for many years she delivered for "Meals on Wheels" from the kitchen of the Town House. The family would like to thank management and staff of Seaview Manor, Annie's home away from home for the past 10 years, where she has received outstanding care and comfort in her final years, for which we will be eternally grateful.

Annie is survived by daughters, Lola Nelson, Vancouver, B.C., Eileen (Kelvin) Coffin, Glace Bay; daughter-in-law, Joan McCabe, Ont.; 10 grandchildren, Craig (Gina), Jamie (Monica) and Diane McCabe; Wade, Karl (Donna) and Robert Coffin; Eileen (Ray), Nadine (Gerald), Laurel (Chuck) and Richard (Joanne) Nelson; she is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, Annie was predeceased by her husband, Fred and son, Fred Jr.; sisters, Myrtle Warner and Lucretia Caines.

There will be no visitation, cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, June 26, 11 a.m., with Rev. Vernon Reid officiating. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only, suggested memorials in Annie's memory may be made to Saint Mary's Anglican Church and Seaview Manor. Online condolences to the family can be expressed through the funeral home web site;

SAMMS, Paul Noel
The Cape Breton Post, June 9, 2014
Born In: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed in: Canada: June 7th, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved companion, father, grandfather, brother and uncle Paul Noel Samms, 51, on Saturday June 7, 2014, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Cornerbrook, Newfoundland, Paul was a son of the late Wilson and Yvonne (Gallant) Samms. Paul was employed for a number of years in the forestry industry later working out West in the Alberta oilfields. Paul enjoyed travelling, hunting, but especially good times spent with family and friends. Paul is survived by his wife Margaret Quirk, his children Jennifer Samms and Jonathan Samms, both of Fort McMurray, Alberta, his granddaughter Portia, step-grandson Robert John Chaffey, his brothers Jimmy (Gail), Mount Pearl, N.L., David, Fort McMurray, Bernard (Nancy), Benoit Cove, N.L., his sister Joan (David) Blanchard, Stephenville Crossing, N.L., also a number of nieces and nephews, his good friends Dave Farrell and Bill Quirk. Besides his parents Paul was predeceased by a sister Betty Payne and a brother Kenny. No visitation by request. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Columba United Church, Leitches Creeek, with Rev. Tom Whent officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to



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