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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
September 2015


BUGDEN, Ellen (Shepherd)
The Cape Breton Post, September 2, 2015
Born In Diamond Cove, Rose Blanche, Nfld
Passed in North Sydney on: August 31st, 2015
It is with great sadness that we, the family of Ellen (Shepherd) Bugden, 94, announce her passing at the Northside Community Guest Home on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Ellen was the daughter of the late Aaron and Elizabeth Shepherd of North Sydney and Newfoundland. Born in Diamond Cove, Rose Blanche, Nfld., in 1921, Ellen moved to North Sydney in 1935, at the early age of 14 and then to Sydney. In 1939, she married the love of her life, Traver Bugden of Sydney. They built their home in the Ashby area of Sydney and she was a homemaker most of her adult life, raising her five children. During the 1970s and 1980s, Ellen became a home care provider who was well-respected by her many clients for her caring and compassionate ways. For many years, she volunteered at the Red Cross Blood Donor Clinics.

Ellen is survived by her four children, Carol Clarke, Cobourg, Ont., Ida Coleman (Donald), Sydney, John Bugden (Claudine), Oshawa, Ont. and Lloyd Bugden (Elva), Ottawa, Ont.; 12 grandchildren, Elaine, Sandra, Shelley, Kim and Robert; Angela and Cherie Lynn; Bernice and Gregory; Steven and Tanya; and David (Billy), as well as her 23 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law, Barbara Bugden; sisters, Hazel Johnston and Harriet Scott; brother, Charlie Shepherd, all of North Sydney and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Ellen was predeceased by her husband, Traver in 1999; son, David; grandson, Todd; sisters, Marion Cadden and Winnie Buffet; father and mother-in-law, Charles and Ida Bugden; brothers-in-law, Ken Bugden, Russel Scott, Arthur Buffet, Bob Cadden and Fred Johnston; sisters-in-law, Etta Shepherd, Elva Bugden, Muriel and Ruple Meisner.

Visitation for Ellen will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel, 49 Welton St., Sydney on Friday, Sept. 4th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, Sept. 5th at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Interment will take place in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Grand Lake Road. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Words of comfort can be sent to the family at or email

GREEN, Cecil
The Cape Breton Post, September 30, 2015
Born In Burgeo Newfoundland
Passed in North Sydney on September 29th, 2015

It is with great sadness the family of Cecil Green, announce his passing at the age of 84, on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at the Northside General Hospital, following a brief illness. Born in Burgeo, N.L., in July 1931, Cecil was a loving, devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He was the son of the late George and Bertha (Strickland) Green of Burgeo, N.L.

Cecil was a fisherman on Newfoundland fishing schooners at the age of 15. At the age of 19 he joined the MV Josephine, a rescue vessel responsible for rescuing distressed vessels in the North Atlantic. Following his tour with the Josephine he joined the MV Wabana, an iron ore transport vessel as a bosun which took him to all the continents around the world and later he would be wheelsman on the Great Lake boats. In 1965 Cecil decided to hang up his sea hat and don a hard hat, working in construction as a cement finisher and carpenter. Cecil was a member of the International Seafarers Union and the Carpenters and Labourers Union for 25 years. He was a faithful member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.

Cecil was a patient teacher and mentor, not only to his family and grandchildren but to many tradesmen and crafts people. Cecil loved working with his hands and to his credit has designed and built from scrap wood several "Bluenose" replicas which can be found in homes from Nova Scotia to Ontario and maybe beyond. His children and grandchildren enjoyed his many stories of his escapades, his jokes, pranks and especially his whistling and singing for which he will be greatly and sadly missed.

Cecil is survived by his wife of 64 years, Ada (Barnes) Green; his children, Eileen (Ross) MacVicar, New Glasgow, Kevin (Debbie), Ottawa, Cecilia (George) MacDonald, Sydney Mines; his grandchildren, Jessica and Duncan MacVicar, Jeffrey and Nicole Green, Jonathan, Mikalia and MacKenzie Green, Luca Green and his great-grandchild Eli Green. Also surviving is his brother Albert (Alzema) Green, Halifax; many nieces and nephews, extended family members Danny (Sheila) MacDonald, Georgina MacDonald, Helen and Derek Pye, David MacDonald, Sylviane Trudell Green and Franka Venditti Green. Cecil was predeceased by his infant twin sons Cecil and Clayton, son John, brothers Lewis, Seward, Gordon, Maxwell, Frederick and George Green.

Visitation for Cecil will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Julio Martin officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia and to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Fund. Online condolences may be sent to

KNOTT, Leonard 'Len'
The Cape Breton Post, September 5, 2015
Born In: Parsons Harbour Nfld. on March 2nd, 1932
Passed in: North Sydney on September 3rd, 2015

It is with deep sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Leonard 'Len' Knott, age 83, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 at the Northside General Hospital, surrounded by his loving wife and family. Born in Parsons Harbour, Nfld., on March 2, 1932, Len was the son of the late Albert and Mary (Peters) Knott.

Len sailed on the Arthur Cross from Sydney to Newfoundland for many years, then sailed on the lake boats in Ontario. He worked in construction for many years, was a member of 682 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union and later worked at the Heavy Water Plant in Glace Bay. Len was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. He was also a member of the Royal Albert Masonic Lodge in North Sydney and the Northern Yacht Club. Len loved being on the water, enjoyed sailing the Bras d'Or lakes on his sailboat and also loved woodworking. Len was a man of few words but there was always a lot of wisdom and humor in what he had to say.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Florence (Petite) Knott; his daughter, Gail (Tim) Dunn, Hinton, Alta.; his son, Paul (Tracey) Knott, Mulgrave; his grandchildren, Hunter, Carlene (Nick) Pratt, Bryce and Danielle. He is also survived by his only surviving sister, Evelyn Shirley, P.E.I., and several nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by Scruffy who kept him amused. He was predeceased by his brother, Maxwell Knott; his sisters, Hilda Day, Irene Prosser and Emily Pitcher. Thank you to Dr. John Kirkpatrick for his care over the years and also the nurses on 4West at the Northside General Hospital.

Visitation for Len will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Julio Martin and Rev. Debbie Strickland officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Fund. Online condolences may be sent to
My journey is completed now,
the tide is drifting in,
My vessel moves on gentle waves…
Eternity begins.

REMO, Fred Victor
The Cape Breton Post, September 19, 2015
Born In: Burgeo, Canada
Passed in: Dominion, Canada on September 17th, 2015
Fred Victor Remo
, age 90, of Taigh Na Mara and a former, longtime resident of Dominion, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 at the Glace Bay Hospital. Born in Burgeo, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Frank and Anne (Benoit) Remo. Fred was a veteran of the Second World War; serving with the Merchant Navy. After the war, he served as chief engineer and skipper on several fishing boats. He enjoyed wood working as a hobby. Fred will be remembered as a kind and caring man who loved his family dearly.

Fred is survived by his loving wife, Marina (Roth) Remo; two sons, Albert (Debbie), Alfred; one brother, Ron (wife, Edith, deceased); one sister, Dorothy Allen; one grandchild, Justine Scott (David) and two great-grandchildren, Hailey and Katherine Scott. Fred was predeceased by his son, Frederick in 1975, three brothers, Stan, Bill, Harry and four sisters, Mary, Winifred, Gussie and Hilda.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m., both in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Martha MacDonald will officiate. Donations in Fred's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences to the family can be expressed at:



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