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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail Star
2002

 

BETTS, E. Bernard
Halifax, N.S.,
Wednesday, October 23, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
BETTS, E. Bernard
- Tatamagouche, passed away October 22, 2002, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Pugwash, he was a son of the late Carrold R. and Bertha (Mattinson) Betts (Wentworth). After a childhood in Wentworth, he studied sheet metal work and during the war was employed at Canada Car in Amherst. He worked at the Enterprise Foundry in Sackville, N.B, for a number of years and then at several garages in Wentworth, Truro, and Lower Debert. He spent his later years at the Hills Of Annand Seniors' complex in Tatamagouche. He loved music and played banjo regularly at seniors' dances in Tatamagouche and Truro, at nursing homes in the area and this past summer, with his friends at the old Valley school house in Wentworth. He was an honorary member of the Old Time Fiddlers Association, Tatamagouche, a member of the Hills of Annand Seniors, and the Y Seniors Citizens Group in Truro. He enjoyed working with his hands and made several fiddles. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Pearl Slater; daughter, Betty Cross. He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his brother, Ken Betts, Truro; daughter, Carol and husband Bob Hyslop, Wentworth; grandson, Rob Herret, Gander, Nfld.; granddaughter, Rebecca Herret, Amherst; nieces and nephews and his many friends. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, both in Coulter's Funeral Home, Tatamagouche, Rev. Martyn Van Essen officiating. Burial will be in Upper Wentworth Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to North Shore Health Services Foundation or a charity of choice.


COLLIER, Mary Ann
Halifax, N.S.,
Monday, October 14, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Page B12
COLLIER, Mary Ann - 80
, Head of Chezzetcook, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 12, 2002, in Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital, Musquodoboit Harbour. Born January 20, 1922, in Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Edith (Hickman) Denty. Mary Ann was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 161, Gaetz Brook and the ladies auxiliary for many years. She loved to bowl and play darts and was a member of the 70-80 Club. A friend to all, she will be missed by her family and many friends.

Mary Ann is survived by her daughters, Edith (Eric) Kervin, Head of Chezzetcook; June Ferguson, Timberlea; son, Gordon, Dartmouth; brothers, Eric, Howard (Betty), Dartmouth; Wilfred (Christine), Vancouver; Kenneth (Anne), Ontario; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; manbny nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Bruce; grandson, Eric Kervin (1984); brothers, Charles, Fred, George, Gordon. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Public graveside funeral and interment will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, 767 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Patricia Malin officating. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary Ann's memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 204-5523 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax, NS B3J 9Z9, would be appreciated. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


HODDER, Lucy
Wednesday, October 9, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
C18

- 72, Glace Bay. It is with great sadness that we anounce the sudden passing of Lucy Annie (Barnes) Hodder, Sunday, October 6, 2002, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. A resident of 56 Sherbrooke St., Glace Bay, she was born in Harbour Mille, Nfld., a daughter of Sarah Jane Barnes and the late Roy Barnes. Ma will be greatly missed by her family of 13 children, Judy (John) Ryan, Doug (Ginny), Brenda (Kevin) Wilson, Dennis (Laurie Ann), Wendy (Darren) Lynk, all of Glace Bay; Leroy (Lorrie), Basil (Judy), Sydney; Cecil (Linda), Catalone, Debi (William) Johnson, Louise (Loughie) Rutt, Sandy (Colleen), Halifax; Juanita (Joe) Plichie, New Brunswick; TerryLynn (Steve) Fraser, Ontario; 28 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; many, many friends. Lucy will also be missed by her mother; sister, Marion (Cecil); brothers, Arthur (Josie), Stanley (Marie), Newfoundland; Reginald (Barbara), Halifax. Lucy was predeceased by William, her husband of 41 years and her father.

Ma was a stay-at-home mom who spent all her time and energy raising her 13 children. Later on in life, her happiness was being surrounded by her grandchildren. Lucy was very active with her church as a member of St. Mary's Senior Guild and also served on the parish council. As a volunteer, she served thousands of meals at St. Mary's Hall for various fundraisers, weddings and other community functions.

Visitation will be held in Patten's Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Mary's Church, Glace Bay. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Lucy enjoyed many years of vision as a recipient of the Cornea Transplant Program. Memorials may be made to the Eye Clinic, care of QEII Foundation, 1278 Tower Rd., Halifax.


HYMERS, William John
Thursday, October 10, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
A16

- 72, Wabush, Nfld. With sadness, the family of William Hymers announce his passing in Labrador City, Nfld., on September 28, 2002. Left with loving memories are his daughters, Judith Giberson, Niagara Falls; Kathryn Batstone, Wabush; his son, Michael, Halifax. He was predeceased by his wife, Phyllis; daughter, Michelle. The funeral and interment took place in Wabush. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Penney's Funeral Services, Labrador City.


KING, Aloysius "Al"
Monday, October 14, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
B12

- 53, Dartmouth, passed away October 10, 2002. Born in Stephenville, Nfld, he was a son of the late Richard and Matilda (White) King. Surviving are brothers, Gerard, Orval, Kenneth, Albert, all of St. George's, Nfld; Kevin, Ontario; sisters, Carolann, Hamilton, Ont.; Anne Marie, Toronto, Ont.; Vivian and Donna, both of Mississauga, Ont.; Marie, St. John's, Nfld; nephews, Shane, Rickey, Brandon, Tyler, Stephen; nieces, Denise, Sebrina, Holly, Michelle, Melissa, Amanda. He was predeceased by brother, Wayne. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, with a funeral service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Rev. James Haughn officating, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. On-line condolences may be made to www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


LARKEN, Lillian Beatrice
Friday, September 20, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Page: B3
LARKEN, Lillian Beatrice
- 75, Fall River, formerly of Fairview, passed away September 18, 2002, in the VG Site, QEII. She was born in Port Aux Basque, Nfld. Lillian was formerly employed by Dalhousie University in the janitor staff department for 24 years. She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Fairview. She is survived by daughter, Florence (Peter) Trimble, Ontario; Morgan Anderson, Spryfield; sister, Elizabeth, Newfoundland; grandchildren, Carlyn, Justine, Gail, Lorena, Joseph; six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Ellsworth Larkin; daughter, Linda Larkin. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Marian Burns officating. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


PARSONS, Julia Mildred
Halifax, N.S.,
Wednesday, September 25, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Page A14
PARSONS, Julia Mildred - 94
, Fairview Villa, Halifax, formerly of Kentville, Kings Co., passed away Monday, September 23, 2002, in the villa. Born in Botwood, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Philip and Alice (Foote) Manuel. Together with her husband she lived most of her life in Corner Brook, Nfld., until the time of his retirement, when they moved to Nova Scotia. She was active in the Anglican Church in both Corner Brook and Kentville, where she was a member of the St. James Anglican Church Women. She was a loving homemaker and enjoyed gardening. She is survived by sons, Phillip, Hamilton, Ont.; David, (Alleen), Bedford; sister, Doris Douglas, San Leando, Calif.; grandchildren, Stephen (Alice), Michael (Fiona), Natalie; great-grandson, Daniel. She was predeceased by her husband, Cyril; son, Bernard; four sisters and five brothers. Visitation will be 2 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 3 p.m. Thursday, September 26, both in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlor, Kentville, Canon Cal McMillian officating. Burial will take place in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings Co. Family flowers olny by request. Donations in memory may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or St James Anglican Church, Kentville. The family would like to express sincere appreciation to the many staff and caregivers at Fairview Villa for providing exceptional support and care for Julia's comfort during her stay.

PARSONS, Julia Mildred
Wednesday, September 25, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
A14
PARSONS, Julia Mildred
- 94, Fairview Villa, Halifax, formerly of Kentville, Kings Co., passed away Monday, September 23, 2002, in the villa. Born in Botwood, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Philip and Alice (Foote) Manuel. Together with her husband she lived most of her life in Corner Brook, Nfld., until the time of his retirement, when they moved to Nova Scotia. She was active in the Anglican Church in both Corner Brook and Kentville, where she was a member of the St. James Anglican Church Women. She was a loving homemaker and enjoyed gardening. She is survived by sons, Phillip, Hamilton, Ont.; David, (Alleen), Bedford; sister, Doris Douglas, San Leando, Calif.; grandchildren, Stephen (Alice), Michael (Fiona), Natalie; great-grandson, Daniel. She was predeceased by her husband, Cyril; son, Bernard; four sisters and five brothers. Visitation will be 2 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 3 p.m. Thursday, September 26, both in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlor, Kentville, Canon Cal McMillian officating. Burial will take place in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings Co. Family flowers olny by request. Donations in memory may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or St James Anglican Church, Kentville. The family would like to express sincere appreciation to the many staff and caregivers at Fairview Villa for providing exceptional support and care for Julia's comfort during her stay.


POTHIER - GREEN
Halifax, N.S.,
Monday, November 25, 2002    The Mail-Star
Wedding
On June 1, 2002, Jocelyn Pothier
, daughter of Don and Barbara Pothier of Tusket, NS, and Jeffory Green, son of Gerry and Alice Green of Topsail, NF, were joined in marriage in Sainte Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Yarmouth County, NS. Wendy Finbow-Singh, Calgary, was the matron of honor. The bridesmaids were Charlene Rhodenhiser, Halifax, and Jennifer Raza, Toronto. Gerry Green, the groom's father, was the best man. The groomsmen were Dwayne Aue, St John's, and Bill Chisholm, Halifax. The reception was held at the Rodd Grand Hotel, Yarmouth. Jeff and Jocelyn would like to thank everyone who help them celebrate their special day. The happy couple honeymooned in the Dominican Republic and returned to their home in Timberlea.


SAUNDERS, Olive Elsie Frances "Ollie"
Monday, September 23, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
B12
SAUNDERS, Olive Elsie Frances "Ollie"
- 75, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully September 22, 2002, at home with her family by her side. Born June 2, 1927 in Grovertown, Nfld., she was the eldest daughter of the late Andrew and Gladys Holloway. She is survived by her children, Lorraine (Garrett) Moss, Fall River; Donnal (Tony) Feltham, Porter's Lake; Gary (Karen) Saunders, Lake Echo; sister, Mary (Gary) Heathman, Glovertown, Nfld; brother, Benjamin, (Pheobe) Holloway, Toronto, Ont.; godchild, Nellie "Lee" Grant, Porters Lake; grandchildren, Christopher, Jason, Chad, Danielle, Adam, Michael; great-grandchild, Joshua. She was predeceased by sisters, Nellie Lush, Jane Shankles; brothers, Eli, Edward, Charlie and Andrew. Visitation 2-4 p.m. today in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Burial 2 p.m. Friday in Grovertown Salvation Army Cemetery, Nfld., Capt. Marvin and Vera Youden officating. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. almattatall@funeralscanada.com


STEVENS, Wayne William
Halifax, N.S.,
Tuesday, September 24, 2002    The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Page A13
STEVENS, Wayne William - 44
, Lantz, passed away suddenly September 20, 2002, in a tragic motor vehicle accident. Born in St. John's, Nfld., he was a son of the late Lorne Stevens and Shirley (Cormier) Stevens, Halifax. Wayne was previously employed by Halifax Dockyards. Surviving are brother, Brian Stevens, Halifax; stepsons, Kenny and Brian; stepdaughter, Tammy Christopher. Funeral arrangements entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Homes Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, with visiting 7-9 p.m. today and where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Jeanne Henneberry officating. Burial in Gates of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

STEVENS, Wayne William
Tuesday, September 24, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
A13
STEVENS, Wayne William
- 44, Lantz, passed away suddenly September 20, 2002, in a tragic motor vehicle accident. Born in St. John's, Nfld., he was a son of the late Lorne Stevens and Shirley (Cormier) Stevens, Halifax. Wayne was previously employed by Halifax Dockyards. Surviving are brother, Brian Stevens, Halifax; stepsons, Kenny and Brian; stepdaughter, Tammy Christopher. Funeral arrangements entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Homes Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, with visiting 7-9 p.m. today and where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Jeanne Henneberry officating. Burial in Gates of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


STROWBRIDGE, John
Wednesday, October 9, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
C18

- 77, passed away October 1, 2002, in Lethbridge, Nfld. Born in Wreck Cove, Nfld., he was a son of the late William and Beatrice (Lawrence) Strowbridge. He was a school teacher for 37 years in the Lethbridge area. He is survived by his wife, Dora; brother, Cyril, Wreck Cove, Nfld.; sister, Hannah (Edwin) Vallis, Dartmouth; nephew, Derek Valklis (Beth), Dartmouth. A funeral service was held October 4, in Fewers Funeral Home, Lethbridge, Nfld.


SUTTON, Ada Jane
Monday, October 14, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
B12

- 88, Rosedale Home for Special Care, New Germany, formerly of Wentzell Lake, passed away October 11, 2002 in South Shore Reginal Hospital. Bridgewater. Born in Burgeo, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Charles Spencer and Sarah (Strickland) (Spencer) Standing. She is survived by sons, Russell (Louise); Wayne (Rita); John (Donna); Gregory, all of Wentzell Lake; grandchildren, Randy, Chad, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Jerry; son, Gerald and his wife Florence; sister, Cora; brother, Joe. Visiting 7-9 p.m. today in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, with funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, West Northfield. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Rosedale Home for Special Care, New Germany, Harbour View Haven, Home for Special Care, Lunenburg or a charity of your choise. On-line coldolences may be made at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com


WADMAN, Nina
Thursday, September 26, 2002
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
C9
WADMAN, Nina
- 78, Glace Bay, died September 23, 2002, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late William and Keziah (Taylor) Burt. Surviving are sons, Joe (Doreen) Hatcher, Inverness; Wade (Marlene) Wadman, Salt Springs; Gerald (Debbi) Wadman, Glace Bay; Donnie Wadman and Sheldon Wadman, both of Sydney; brother, James (Hilda) Burt, St John's, Nfld; sister, Cassie (Fabian) Brushett, Glace Bay; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by husbands, Joseph Hatcher and Robert Wadman; brother, Clyde (Catherine) Burt; daughter, Carol in infancy; grandson, Robbie Wadman. Funeral will be 11 a.m. today in St Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay.

 

 

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