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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
October 2015

 

ANDERSON, Sybil Marie
The Cape Breton Post, October 26, 2015
Born In Burgeo Newfoundland on May 22nd, 1920
Passed in North Sydney on October 24th, 2015
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sybil Marie Anderson, age 95, our beloved aunt, on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Sybil was born in Burgeo, Newfoundland on May 22, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Aaron and Mahalah (Prosser) Anderson.

Sybil was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church and for many years was a member of the Church Session, she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Sybil is survived by her nephews Charles Arthur Anderson, Frank Black, Carl Anderson and Billy Anderson, her nieces Margaret Clarkson and Shirley Penny, a special grandnephew Aaron Anderson, as well as a number of other grandnieces and nephews. Sybil was predeceased by her husband Arthur Anderson, by her sister Dorothy Black, her brothers Russell, William, Lawrence, Carl, Roy and Elliott Anderson. There will be no visitation or funeral service for Sybil. Memorial donations may be sent to St. Matthew Wesley United. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com


BLAGDON, John 'Henry'
The Cape Breton Post, October 13, 2015
Born In Rose Blanche on February 10th, 1919
Passed in North Sydney on October 10th, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Henry Blagdon, age 96, beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Rose Blanche, Newfoundland, Feb. 10, 1919, Henry was the son of the late Walter and Fannie (Best) Blagdon.

In his earlier years he was a fisherman, later working as a stevedore and then as a steward aboard of the Marine Atlantic vessels until his retirement. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. Henry was a family man who enjoyed spending time with his wife, his children and grandchildren. For many years he enjoyed spending time at his trailer at Humes River and he was well known for ability to make scale model sailboats.

Surviving are his three sons, John Blagdon, Long Island, Emerson (Bessie) Blagdon, North Sydney, Lenny (Debbie) Blagdon, Amherst, grandchildren, Michelle (Alex), Johnny, Loriann (Shane), Shaun, Shane, great-grandchildren, Ryan, Jonathan, Angie, Erica, Bryann, Matthew, his sisters, Dorothy Ferguson, North Sydney, Bessie Billard, Mississauga, Isabel Dickson, Sydney Mines, his brother Charlie (Rosemary) Blagdon, Mississauga, sister-in-law Gwen Blagdon, Ontario, also surviving several nieces and nephews. Henry was predeceased by his wife Julia (Barnes) Blagdon in 2013, his brothers, Wilfred (Dorothy) and Walter Blagdon, his sisters, Margaret Shepherd and Eva Scott, brothers-in-law, Ross Ferguson, Les Billard, Joe Shepherd, Jim Scott and Robert Dickson.

Visitation for Henry 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 service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Julio Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be sent to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com


CARTER, Chesley Llewelyn
The Cape Breton Post, October 6, 2015
Born In Ship Island Newfoundland on November 3rd, 1922
Passed in North Sydney on October 5th, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Chesley Llewelyn Carter, age 92, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great grandfather, brother and uncle, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 at the Northside General Hospital. Born in Ship Island, Nfld. on Nov. 3, 1922, Ches was the son of the late James and Maude (Keeping) Carter. Ches was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Merchant Marines. He was employed for many years with CN Railway, CN Marine and later with Marine Atlantic, where in 1975 Ches left the vessels and joined Marine Engineering in maintenance until his retirement in 1983.

He was a faithful member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church in North Sydney, where he sang in the church choir, was a member of the Married Couples Association and Brotherhood of Anglican Churchmen. Ches could always be found in the kitchen cooking for church functions and for many years at Camp Bretondean. Ches was also a member of the Royal Albert Masonic Lodge, the Lodge of Perfection, Grand Imperial Conclave of Canada, the Order of Eastern Star, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry & Rose Croix and Philae Temple of Shriners. In 1994 Ches was awarded the "Volunteer of the Year" for North Sydney for over 40 years of volunteering in his community.

Ches is survived by his children, Jim (Paula) Carter, Falmouth, Chesley Jr. (Dale) Carter, Dartmouth, Lillian Holland (Gerald Crewe), North Sydney and Rosalind (Roland) Guy, North Sydney; his two brothers, Clayton (Elizabeth), North Sydney and Eric (Anne), Bay Roberts, his 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Ches was predeceased by his wife, Jean (Edwards) Carter in 2013; his son-in-law, Barry Holland; his great-granddaughter, Kimber Yorke; his sisters, Alice Oakley and Eva Goulding.

Visitation for Ches will be held today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Debbie Strickland officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. A Masonic service will be held in the funeral home Tuesday evening at 6:45 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Fund or a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com


DOMINEY, Gerald
The Cape Breton Post, October 7, 2015
Born In Deer Island Newfoundland on April 17th, 1928
Passed in Sydney on October 6th, 2015

With deep sadness, we the family, announce the passing of Gerald Dominey, age 87, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Gerald passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Deer Island, Nfld. on April 17, 1928, he was the son of the late Samuel and Deborah (Crewe) Dominey. At a very young age, Gerald fished on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland. He later began working with CN Marine and then Marine Atlantic aboard the vessels until his retirement.

Gerald was an active and faithful member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, where he sang in the church choir and was a member of the Married Couples Association. He was an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #19, North Sydney, where he enjoyed playing darts. Gerald enjoyed playing crib and was an avid Toronto Blue Jays and Maple Leafs fan.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth (Reid) Dominey; his two daughters, Marilyn (Louis) LeBlanc, North Sydney, Maxine Dominey, Dartmouth; his three sons, Richard (Joanne), North Sydney, Stuart (Karen), Barrachois and Sterling (Wendy), Petawawa; his 12 grandchildren, Leona (Jeffry) Hunt, Janice (Christopher) MacDonald, Geralyn (Joe) Brown, Patricia (Rick) Ahle, Douglas (Dorè) Dicks, Ruth Ann Dominey, Erin (Dean) LeBlanc, Robyn Dominey, Jennifer Dominey (Bob), Amy Dominey (Chad), Jenna (Duane) Stanley and Adam Patterson and also his 18 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is his sister, Vera Generaux, Winnipeg and brother, Clyde (Marilyn) Dominey, London, Ont. and nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Gerald was predeceased by his sisters, Clara, Carrie and Ethel and brothers, Thomas, Harold, Garfield and Cecil.

There will be no visitation by request. A funeral service for Gerald will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Julio Martin officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to An Cala Unit, Palliative Care at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital or to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com


KENNEDY, Beverly Irene
The Cape Breton Post, October 13, 2015
Born In: St. John's, Canada
Passed in Albert Bridge, Canada on October 10th, 2015

It is with broken hearts We the family regret to announce the passing of Beverly Kennedy, 71, of Hillside Road, Albert Bridge at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. Bev retired from MT&T after 32 years of service. Born in St. John's, N.L., Bev is the daughter of the late John and Mabel (Keeping) Nash. Bev is survived by Ron, her husband of 51 years whom she loved with all of her heart and who became his biker partner. Bev is also survived by her son Greg and daughter-in-law Tracey who will miss their mom more than words can ever say. Also survived by her brother Melvin and sister-in-law Carla, sister Maxine and brother-in-law Roger, three brothers and sisters-in law Ken and Shirley, John and Joanne, David and Sharon and many many nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by Fran and Clarence Kennedy her mother and father-in-law.

Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, at 11 a.m. in the the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel , 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating. Interment will take place with family and close friends attending. Donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of S.W. Chant & Son.

 

 

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