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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
2001

 

ABBOTT, Selina
Wednesday, November 28, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
ABBOTT, Selina
- 82, Carefield Manor, Sydney, formerly of Highway 28, South Bar, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2001, in the manor. Born in Bonavista, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Jane (Mouland) Abbott. She was a member of Trinity United Church and the U.C.W. Selina was a volunteer with the Red Cross Society and Cerebral Palsy Association. She was also a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12 and received the Meritorious Service Award.

Surviving are her sons, Raymond, South Bar; John (Carol), Port Hawkesbury; Derrick (Audra), Cold Brook; sister, Phyllis (Angus) Fry, Ontario; brother, Howard, Palgrave, Ont.; sister-in-law, Dorothy Russell, Bonavista, Nfld.; brother-in-law, Albert (Blanche), Sydney; grandchildren, Dennis, Blaine, Glenn, David, Carrigan and MacKenzie; great-grandchildren, Justin, Brayden and Zachary. Selina was predeceased by her husband, Isaac John in 1988; son, Dennis; brother, Wilson in infancy. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Sydney Memorial Chapel. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday in Trinity United Church, Rev. Donald MacDonald officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to the family at: sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


ADAMS, Richard James "Jimmy"
ADAMS, Richard James "Jimmy"
- 82, Boutiliers Point, passed away Monday, December 31, 2001, at home. Born in Champneys, Nfld., he was a son of the late James and Caroline (White) Adams.

Jimmy will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family and many friends. Surviving are his wife, the former Annetta Jean Gardner; sons, Keith Wayne (Verda), Pickering, Ont.; Rickie Silas (Denise), Boutiliers Point; daughter, Margaret Ida Rose Rawlinson, San Deago, U.S.A. ; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three nieces. He was predeceased by his son, Woodrow Lamont; sister, Aleta. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and Thursday, with funeral 1 p.m. Friday, both in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Tantallon, Pastor Paul Francis officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Sackville. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
(Contributed by Pam Elkas)


ASHFORD, Mildred (GREEN) - 93, North Sydney Mrs. Mildred Ashford, 93, a resident of Campbell Street, North Sydney, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2001, at her home. Born in English Harbour West, she was a daughter of the late James and Maria (Petite) Green. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney and until recently was an avid bingo player. She is survived by two daughters, Laura (Harold) Pope, Sydney Mines, Fanny (Glenn) Knott, North Sydney; daughter-in-law, Carole Ashford, Ontario; sister, Sarah Badcock, St. John's Nfld.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Sr.; son, Leonard Jr.; sister, Alice Sacrey. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Tuesday) in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service to be held Wednesday, 2 p.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church.
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


BAKER, Nina Carolyn
Monday, November 26, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
BAKER, Nina Carolyn
- 76, Halifax, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late John and Tryphena (Miles) Pennell. A devoted homemaker and mother, she enjoyed bowling and knitting as pastimes. Surviving are sons, Ken (Brenda), Bridgewater; Chris (Dianne), Tantallon; sisters, Irene Nash, Halifax; Edna Taylor, Halifax; Marie Hooper, Beaver Bank; grandchildren, Colin Emms, Oshawa, Ont.; Neil Emms, Vancouver; Craig Baker, Bridgewater; Laura Baker, Bridgewater; Dawson Baker, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Alton K. "Jack"; daughter, Wanda Emms, Middleton. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday in Trinity Church, Cogswell Street, Halifax, Rev. Greg McMullin officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


BEHAN (Power), Theresa
Wednesday, November 28, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
BEHAN (Power), Theresa
- Halifax, passed away November 27, 2001, in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, Halifax, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Mitchell's Brook, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late William C. and Bella (Nolan) Power. She was a member of St. Theresa's Church, North Street, Halifax. She is survived by her husband, Ernie; son, John and his wife Roma (McInnis); granddaughter, Olivia; grandson, Angus, Halifax; daughter-in-law, Ann, Ottawa; brothers, Frank, Mount Carmel, Nfld.; Walter (Phyllis), Toronto; Ralph (Shirley), Pictou; Bill (Eleanor), Dartmouth; sisters, Stella Power, Halifax; Anita Morrison (Dan), Halifax; several nieces and nephews across Canada. She was predeceased by son, Edward; brothers, William, George, John and Thomas; sisters, Francis and Mary. Remains are resting in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax with visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Friday, November 30, in St. Theresa's Church, Halifax, Father Joseph Hattie, OMI officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or IWK Grace Hospital. Following the mass there will be a reception in the church hall. A very special thank you to doctors and nurses in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII.
"May God Bless You All."
www.funeralscanada.com/homes/snow


BEHAN (Power), Theresa
Thursday, November 29, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
BEHAN (Power), Theresa
- Halifax, passed away November 27, 2001, in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, Halifax, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Mitchell's Brook, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late William C. and Bella (Nolan) Power. She was a member of St. Theresa's Church, North Street, Halifax. She is survived by her husband, Ernie; son, John and his wife Roma (McInnis); granddaughter, Olivia; grandson, Angus, Halifax; daughter-in-law, Pam, Ottawa; brothers, Frank, Mount Carmel, Nfld.; Walter (Phyllis), Toronto; Ralph (Shirley), Pictou; Bill (Eleanor), Dartmouth; sisters, Stella Power, Halifax; Anita Morrison (Dan), Halifax; several nieces and nephews across Canada. She was predeceased by son, Edward; brothers, William, George, John and Thomas; sisters, Francis and Mary. Remains are resting in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax with visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Friday, November 30, in St. Theresa's Church, Halifax, Father Joseph Hattie, OMI officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or IWK Grace Hospital. Following the mass there will be a reception in the church hall. A very special thank you to doctors and nurses in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII.
"May God Bless You All."
www.funeralscanada.com/homes/snow


BRANTON, Charles Edward
Monday, November 26, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
BRANTON, Charles Edward
- 83, Halifax, passed away peacefully at home November 24, 2001, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born August 31, 1918, in Islington, Nfld. He was a son of the late Edward and Mabel (Peddle) Branton. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Sadie(Worthman) Branton; sons, James (Donalda), Halifax; Edward (Barbara), Beaver Bank; Lloyd (Laura), Halifax; Roland (Diane), Timberlea; daughters, Lona Mabel (Richard Zehr), Fall River; Bonita (Tom Julien), Lower Sackville; daughter-in-law, Carol Branton, Lower Sackville; sister, Lillian (Bob Walsh), Ajax, Ont.; brothers, Leonard Gordon, Halifax; Harrison (Huda), Scarborough, Ont.; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased this years by his son, Norman; brother, Robert and in earlier years by grandson, Timothy; brothers, Norman, Roland.

As a young man Charles worked in the lumber industry in Newfoundland, in 1940 joined the American Military Police in St. John's, Nfld., until his departure for Halifax in 1943 where he joined the Canadian Army. Upon his discharge in 1945 he worked for Provincial Motors, Purdy Motors, British Car Sales and Roy Currie/Steward Beckman Car Sales until 1950 when he opened Branton's Auto Body Shop, Fairview. He retired in 1992 after suffering a heart attack and passed his business over to his sons, Lloyd and Roland. During his retirement he enjoyed salmon fishing, rabbit hunting and camping in his motor home. He was a loving, caring and devoted husband and father who will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Cremation has taken place and at his request a memorial service and interment will take place at a future date. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society. The family wishes to extend their deepest appreciation to the V.O.N. nurses, Homecare and the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, with special thanks to Monica.


COFFIN, Audrey Astor
Saturday, November 24, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
COFFIN, Audrey Astor
- Sheet Harbour, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 23, 2001, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, after a short illness. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late K.M. Brown, OBE and Violet (Hollett) Brown. She leaves behind her daughter, Carol; Florida; sisters, Mavis Muirhead, Halifax; Ethel Lawton, St. John's, Nfld; dear friend, Theodore Murphy. Cremation had taken place. Family will receive friends from 3-4 p.m. Sunday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax where a memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.


COLE, Nathaniel "Nat"
Saturday, December 15, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
COLE, Nathaniel "Nat"
- 71, died December 12, 2001, in hospital, following a brief illness. Born and raised in Victoria, Nfld., he was the youngest of seven children of the late Nathaniel and Harriet (Foste) Cole. After graduation from Victoria High School in 1948, he worked for the United States Air Force in Goose Bay, Labrador, prior to studying engineering at Memorial University in St. John's, Nfld. While at Memorial, he was a member of the Canadian Officers Training Corps and upon his discharge in 1953, held the rank of Lieutenant. Mr. Cole embarked on a career with Household Finance Corporation in 1954, progressing to Vice President and Director of Real Estate. After retirement from HFC in 1980, he was Vice President of Real Estate for Sobeys Stores Limited and Zellers Inc., before starting his own business, N.W. Cole & Associates Real Estate. In 1955, he married Christine Penney of Carbonear, NFLD. His three sons, Winston, David and Stephen all received his constant guidance and attention. He was a devoted husband, exemplary father and doting grandfather to his six grandchildren. Nat was active in his church and was always especially proud of his loving wife's abilities as a church organist and choir director. He was an avid hockey and baseball fan and enjoyed badminton, bowling and golf. Known for his generosity of spirit and love of a good story, he was blessed with many friends in church, business and community circles throughout Atlantic Canada.

He is survived by his wife, children, daughters-in-law, Ruth, Michele and Elizabeth; grandchildren, Emma, William, Jillian, Nathan, Jenette and John; sisters, Alvina, Calgary; Elizabeth, Oakville; numerous sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Cole has been cremated and will be laid to rest in the Cole family cemetery, Victoria, Nfld., at a later date. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m.Wednesday, December 19, in United Memorial Church, 5375 Kaye St., Halifax, Rev. Sandra Cox and Ivan Gregan officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or United Memorial Church.


CROWTHER, Maisie Jane
Monday, December 10, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
CROWTHER, Maisie Jane
- 59, Maitland East, Hants Co., died December 7, 2001. She was born in Grand Bank, Nfld. and grew up in Mahone Bay, a daughter of Gladys (Rogers) and the late Norman Herridge. Surviving are sisters, Patricia Goodbrand, Elizabeth Douthwaite, brothers, Joshua "Junior", Bruce; and the late Roger Herridge. She touched the lives of many, at the Training School in Truro, the CBC Halifax and at Eastern Petroleum Geology at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Department of Fisheries, Employment and Immigration, Veterans Affairs of the Federal Government and the National Film Board in Halifax. In a busy and energetic working life she brought up two daughters, Lynn (Trapnell) Cormier, Orangeville, Ont.; Catherine (Trapnell) Boss, Victoria, B.C.; and is survived by six grandchildren.

In mid-life, Maisie took a degree, B.A. (summa cum laude) at Saint Mary's University, followed after a year of teaching in China at the Shandong Teacher's University, by a Bachelor of Education (with distinctions) at Saint Mary's. She will be more recently remembered as the vivacious and witty proprietor of her little business in Maitland, Paraphernalia, in which she sold etceteras, collectibles and a good deal of laughter. Her warmth, kindness and personal charm will survive here in the affections of those who knew her and in the admiring love of her friend and husband of 25 years, Roger. Cremation by her wish, celebration by the wishes of her friends at a later date. Donations in her memory may be made to the Department of Palliative Care at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro or Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro. On-line condolences may be left at: www.funeralscanada.com/homes/mattatall


DEMPSEY (Greene), Lillian Elizabeth
Friday, December 7, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
DEMPSEY (Greene), Lillian Elizabeth
- 74, Herring Cove, passed away December 6, 2001, at home, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in St. John's, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late James and Agnes Greene. She was surrounded by her loving and faithful husband, Patrick "Patty" and her devoted daughters, Diana (Andrew) Hart, Ketch Harbour; Paulette (Stanley) Purcell, Portuguese Cove; Sandra (Peter Sworin) Purcell, Herring Cove; Connie (Brad) Hopgood, Wolfville; Patti Lynn (Paul) Brown, Herring Cove; sons, John (Bonnie), Purcells Cove; Kenny Dempsey, Halifax; loving niece, Aggie (Donald) Morris, Portuguese Cove.

She loved and enjoyed life and being with her family. She gave unconditionally of herself throughout her life and her family was always her first priority. Never was there a more caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked for Sears Canada for more than 20 years, but her best career was caring and teaching her seven children, which she did with much pride and tremendous love. She loved to play bingo and was an exceptional baker and cook. Many children enjoyed her wonderful cookies. She is survived by sister, Dorothy (Raymond) Williams, California; brothers, James (Jean) Greene, Halifax; Bob (Sylvia) Greene, California; Jack Greene, Newfoundland. She was predeceased by sisters, Mary Carrigan, Hazel Mickey, Florence Warren; special grandson, Stanley Jr. "Babe"; son-in-law, Robert Purcell. She also leaves behind 15 grand- children; five great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, friends.

She will be forever remembered and missed by her much loved family and friends. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Herring Cove. Burial to follow in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Father James Mallon officiating, assisted by Bishop Hayes. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Children's' Wish Foundation or a charity of choice.


DOWNTON, Chesley Gordon
Wednesday, December 5, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
DOWNTON, Chesley Gordon
- 74, Foxtrap, passed away in the Health Sciences Complex, Monday, December 3, 2001, in the presence of his family. He was predeceased by his wife, Muriel (1996). He leaves to mourn son, James, Toronto; daughter, Holly Howard (Peter), Kelligrews; six grandchildren; sisters, Louise Coffin (Owen), Foxtrap; Bernice Cross (Bill), New Glasgow; cousin, Lois Downton, St. John's; special friend, Charlie Barnes, Kelligrews; many other relatives and friends. He is resting in James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews with visitation 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Thursday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment in Anglican Cemetery, Dunne's Hill, Foxtrap. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to All Saints Church, Foxtrap, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice.


DRAKES, Anne Florence (BLAGDON) - 76, of Coomb's Cove, passed peacefully away at the Central Newfoundland Hospital, Grand Falls-Windsor on Saturday, December 8, 2001. Leaving to mourn her husband, Stephen; two sons, John and wife Jerita, and Jerry and common law wife Laura, both of Halifax; two grandchildren, Tracey and Nancy, both of Halifax; three sisters, Evelyn Parsons of Port aux Basques; Mary Elizabeth Bartlett of Grand Bank and Ruth (Mrs. Clayton Strowbridge) at Grand Bank; three brothers, Steve and wife Debbie, Edward and wife Alice, Harvey and wife Ethel, all of Coomb's Cove; plus a number of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents, Jerome and Esther Ann Blagdon; brothers, John, Samuel and Philip; and 2 brothers in law, George Parsons and Issac Bartlett. Funeral service was held on Tuesday, December 11 at 2 p.m. from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Coomb's Cove with Reverend Joan Shave officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Coomb's Cove.
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


GAULTON, Joseph Michael - 95, of Lunenburg, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2001, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Marystown, Nfld., he was a son of the late John Joseph and Selena Mary (Smith) Gaulton. In his earlier years, he fished on saltbankers. Later he went to work for Lunenburg Foundry and Engineering, Lunenburg until his retirement. He was a member of St. Norbert's Roman Catholic Church, Lunenburg.

He is survived by his wife, the former Lila Tanner; daughters, Joan Lila Madden, Oakland; Shirley Lucille and husband Robert Cuttell, Madonna Mary and husband William Richards; sons, Thomas D'Arcy, John David and wife Judy, all of Lunenburg; sisters, Theresa Webb, Hannah McPhee, both of Cape Breton; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Joseph Michael; brother, John; sisters, Margaret Smith, Catherine McDougall, Sadie MacDonald, Jennie Baldwin, Madonna Preeper and Lucy Martin. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Highway 3, Lunenburg, from where visitation will be held today, December 26, from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, December 27, 2001 in St. Norbert's Roman Catholic Church, Lunenburg, Father Michael Walsh officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Norbert's Roman Catholic Church. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


GREEN, Claude
Wednesday, December 5, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
GREEN, Claude
- 42, Coldbrook, Kings Co., died suddenly Monday, December 3, 2001, at home. Born in Burgeo, Nfld., he was a son of Lester and Sarah (Strickland) Green. He had formerly been employed as the service manager with Evangeline Motors, Coldbrook and was the service manager with Valley Ford, Windsor, at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife, Colleen (Barter) Green; sons, Dustin, at home; Claude Jr., Nanaimo, B.C.; sister, Delores (Mrs. Glen March), Edmonton, Alta.; brothers, Freeman and wife Marion, Clarenville, Nfld.; Raymond and wife Betty, Antigua, West Indies; Roy and wife Mildred, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut; Gary and wife Diane, St. John's, Nfld.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Elaine, in infancy. Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. today in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville. Following visitation in Kentville, Mr. Green will be transferred to Burgeo under the care of Fillatre's Funeral Home. Visitation will also be held 10:30 a.m. until 12 noon with funeral service 2:30 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2001, both in St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Burgeo, Rev. Mulvey officiating. Burial will take place in Burgeo Community Cemetery, Burgeo. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of your choice.


JULIEN, EVA (nee Banfield), 100
Thursday, August 2, 2001
Andover Townsman, Andover, MA
Eva (Banfield) Julien
, 100, died Thursday, July 26 at Academy Manor Nursing Home. She was born in Bay L'Argent, Newfoundland, Canada, and lived in Andover for more than 40 years. Mrs. Julien was a homemaker. She was the widow of Frank Julien. Members of her family include her son and daughter-in-law, Ronald B. and Judy of Andover; daughters Barbara M. Vivian of Andover and Marion and her husband Gordon Vivian of North Andover; sister Lillian Hynes of Nashua, N.H.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was also mother of the late Donald S. and Frank E. Julien. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements were by the Charles F. Dewhirst, Edgerley & Bessom Funeral Home, 33 Pearson St., Andover. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody.


KELLY, Ida Mae (KELLY) - 79, passed away December 26, 2001, in Halifax. Born in Bull Cove, Conception Bay, Newfoundland on September 22, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Laura (Sparks) Kelly. A Navy veteran of the Second World War, Ida was a loving wife, caring mother and devoted grandmother. She enjoyed her family and friends and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by a daughter, Joyce McGrath (Carl), Dartmouth; sons, Alden (Laura), Montreal; Brian (Lynne), Bedford; grandsons, Jamie and Daniel McGrath, Dartmouth; brother, Albert, Newfoundland; step-sister, Freda Bartlett, Newfoundland. She was predeceased by her husband of 51 years, Cecil; infant son, Joseph; brother, James; sister, Ella Fahey; step-brothers, George and Rueben Youden; step-sister, Elsie Barfoot. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Homes. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens. A memorial service will be held in the Penthouse, Northwood Centre, 2615 Northwood Terrace, Halifax, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2001. Reception to follow. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. www.maritimeobits.com
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


MacDONALD, Edward "Ted"  74
Glace Bay
Edward "Ted" MacDonald
, 74, of Dinn Avenue, Glace Bay, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, at his residence.  Born at Rose Blanche, Nfld., he was the son of Stephen and Netta (Anderson) MacDonald. He was a fisherman and started out an early age fishing with his father. He continued in this occupation most of his working life. He also was employed at the Glace Bay fish plant for a period of time.

Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Munroe; daughter, Elizabeth, Glace Bay; son, Stephen, at home; two brothers, Tom (Colleen), Port Morien, Reg (Sue), Ramea, Nfld. He was predeceased by his parents. The late Ted MacDonald will have visitation Thursday Dec. 27, 2001 (today) from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. in Curry's Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2001, at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay, Rev. Canon Fev Arnold officiating with interment in Black Brook Anglican Cemetery, Port Morien. Donations may be made to the charity of choice.
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


MACINTYRE (O’Neill), Rita Mary
Chronicle-Herald (Halifax) January 15, 2001 (Monday)
MacINTYRE (O'Neill), Rita Mary
- 97, 2709 Connolly St., Halifax, passed away Friday, January 12, 2001 in Glades Lodge, Halifax. Born on June 10, 1903 in Holy Rood, Conception Bay, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Philip O'Neill and Mary Ann (Hearty) O'Neill.

She is survived by a son, Edwin (Cecelia) MacIntyre, Lower Sackville; daughter, Philomena (David) Furness, Winnipeg, Man.; brothers [sic], Jack O'Neill, Deer Lake, Nfld.; sisters, Annie (Mrs. Jack Veitch), Mae (Mrs. Jack Hannon), Philomena O'Neill, all of Holy Rood, Nfld.; Clara (Mrs. Paddy Maloney) and Ellie (Mrs. Jim Casher), both of Grand Falls, Nfld.; seven grandchildren; special niece, Karen MacIntyre, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband Roderick. Visitation will take place 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, January 15, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service to take place at 9 a.m. Tuesday, January 16, in St. Theresa's Catholic Church. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Special thank you to the QEII floor 8.3 and staff at Glades Lodge. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Meals on Wheels or charity of choice.
[For those unfamiliar with Newfoundland geography, Holy Rood is actually Holyrood]
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


McKINNON, Margaret Louise  84,of 86 Nolan's Lane, Glace Bay and formerly of Victoria Village, Nfld., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.  Born in Victoria Village, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Israel and Eliza Jane (White) Penney. Margaret was employed for many years in Ontario at various nursing homes. She was a member of the Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle Church, Reserve Street, Glace Bay, and Tower Road Ladies Auxiliary.

Margaret is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Alfred; daughter, Eva Martell, Glace Bay; two grandchildren, Cindy Faulds, Ontario, and Rosealee Martell, Glace Bay; four great-grandchildren, Christopher, Naomi, Rebekah and Brea. Predeceased by son, Archibald Roy, daughter, Rosalee, sister, Effie, brother, George. She was the last surviving member of her family. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. today (Friday) in the Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle Church with Rev. H. Purdy officiating. Interment will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney Road. Donations in Margaret's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Kidney Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


NEWELL, Edward George 87
Glace Bay
Edward George Newell
, 87, of 31 Wadman St. and formerly of Seventh St., New Aberdeen, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.  Born in Clarkes Beach, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Ebenezer and Mary Hanna (Moore) Newell and step-father Hector Groves.  Edward was a veteran of the Second World War serving in England with the Cape Breton Highlanders. He was employed with the Cape Breton Development Corporation. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 40, Glace Bay and a member of the Glace Bay Pensioners Club for several years. 

Edward is survived by daughter, Ann (Mrs. George Pyke), Glace Bay; sons, Bill (Sis), Glace Bay, James, Glace Bay, Ted, Sydney, Donnie (Sandy), St. John's, Nfld., Hector (Joan), Hamilton, Ont.; and brother, Jordan Newell, Sydney. Edward was predeceased by his wife, Hilda May (Wilcox) Newell; son, David; sister, Annie; brother, Bill; and a grandson, Todd Pyke. Visitation for the late Mr. Newell will be from 1 p.m. until funeral time at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002, in Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, with Rev. Eric Lynk officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney Road.
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


PARSONS (Millen), Dorothy May
Saturday, December 15, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
PARSONS (Millen), Dorothy May - 1921-2001
. On the morning of November 8, 2001, our Mom, Dorothy, died peacefully in Toronto with her five daughters at her side. She had lived in St. John's, Nfld. from 1946 to 1956 and was the loving wife of John G. "Jack", who predeceased her in 1979. She will be remembered lovingly by her daughters, Marilyn MacDonald (Leigh) and grandsons Geoffrey and Michael, Dartmouth; Sheila McHugh (Al) and granddaughters Jennifer and Merrin; Pat Dejardins (Michael) and grandsons Chris and Sean; Anita Thachuk (Peter); and Barb Parsons (Ernest Balmer), all of Toronto. She had been an active member of St. Clement's Church C.W.L. and volunteered at Dartmouth General Hospital while living in Dartmouth. She had resided in Toronto since 1986.


PIERCEY, Maude
Wednesday, January 2, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
PIERCEY, Maude
- 92, Halifax, passed away peacefully December 24, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Fortune Bay, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary (Drake) Piercey. She had arrived in Canada in 1928. She enjoyed playing cards and bingo with her many friends. Maude was a long-time resident of Gordon B. Isenor Manor. She will be dearly missed by her close friends. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. No visitation or funeral service by request. Private burial will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
(Because of newspaper date, also included in 2002 year)


PIKE, Howard A.
Friday, November 23, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
PIKE, Howard A.
- 69, Dartmouth, passed away November 22, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Campbellton, Nfld., he was a son of the late Brig. (Sir) Wallace and Minnie (Pretty) Pike. He resided in St. John's, Nfld. for most of his life. He was a member of St. James United Church, AOTS and played in the Salvation Army Band in his younger years. He loved sailing, skiing and the country life. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Surviving are his wife of 43 years, the former Shirley Wellon; daughters, Debbie (Mrs. Roger Martinez), Texas; Kathy (Mrs. Bob Mollins), Grafton; son, Geoff (Karen), Dartmouth; brothers, Clifford (Mavis), Bay Roberts, Nfld.; Melvin (Verna), Springdale, Nfld.; sisters, Betty (Mrs. Graham King), Buchans, Nfld.; Winnie Antle, Leamington, Ont.; Marjorie (Mrs. John Oliver), Santa Cruz, Calif.; Ferne Pike, Papua, New Guinea; Maxine Woodland, Winnipeg; grandchildren, Steven, Trevor, Geoffrey, Brendon and Roger. He was predeceased by sister, Jean Bursey. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, funeral will be held 11 a.m Monday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Warren Charlton officiating. Burial will take place in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Red Sheild Salvation Army.


POWER,Mary Agnes (LILLY)
Passed away peacefully on December 4, 2001 at St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, NS. Born April 8, 1908, in McCallum Harbour, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Hezekiah and Amelia (Parsons) Lilly. She is survived by a son, Edward J. Power (Barbara), Dartmouth; daughters, Agnes Caines (Eric) and Margaret Green (Allan), both of Halifax, and a step daughter, Evelyn Hubley, Waverley; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and five great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward Francis; a granddaughter, Kim; brothers, Simeon and James; sisters, Mary, Charlotte, Blanche and Hilda and step-daughter, Edna. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Visitation will be held in J.A. Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Thursday, December 6, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 7, 2001 at St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Father Joseph Hattie OMI officiating. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to St. Vincent's Guest House, 2080 Windsor St., Halifax, NS.
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


SHEPHERD, Caroline Winnifred "Carrie" (PICOTT) 86, North Sydney Caroline (Carrie) Winnifred Shepherd, 86, a resident of the Northside Community Guest Home and formerly of Moulton Ave., North Sydney, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2001, at the Guest Home. Born at Piccare, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Robert and Mary (Simms) Picott. She was a member of the St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. She was involved with the A.C.W. for many years and a member of the L.O.B.A. of the Fulton Orange Lodge.

Surviving are her three sons, Roy (Joan), North Sydney, Jerry (Mary), Millville and Gerald (Delores), Southside Boularderie; two brothers, George (Thelma) Piccott and Garfield (Rose) Piccott, both of North Sydney; two sisters, Dorothy Blagdon and Rebecca Herridge, both of North Sydney; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband William Shepherd; son, Robert and two brothers, Arthur and James. Visitation was held Sunday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service to be held 11 a.m. today (Monday) in St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.  Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


SKEARD, Louis "Lou"  80
Sydney
Mark Louis "Lou" Skeard
, Kings Road, Howie Centre, passed away at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2001. Born in Port aux Basques, Nfld., he was the son of the late John and Dinah (Campbell) Skeard. A veteran of Second World War, Lou served with the Merchant Marines and the Navy and was a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 138. He was an instructor with the sea cadets for more than 12 years and was retired from the Sydney Steel Plant. Lou was a member of the Cape Breton Christian Fellowship Church.

Surviving are his wife, Freda (Keeping); daughters, Charelene (Leroy) Petrie, Coxheath, Linda (Bob) Ryan, Halifax, and Barbara (Maurice) Tobin, Howie Centre; sisters, Katie Clarke and Alice Quinn, Newfoundland, and Rhoda Laform, Ontario; five grandchildren, Jason, Mark, Scott, Robert and Liana; and six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Susan and Maize and brothers, Enos, Victor, Tom, Bill, Jim and Freeman. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel, Sunday, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Kevin Mattatall officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Monday for immediate family. Memorial donations may be made to the Christian Fellowship Church Building Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


SMITH, Gina Marie
Friday, December 14, 2001
The Halifax Herald Limited
SMITH, Gina Marie
- 16, Dartmouth, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2001, at home. Born in St. John's, Nfld., she was a daughter of Darren Smith and Brenda (Greene) White, Dartmouth. She was a student at Prince Arthur High School, where she was a cheerleader and peer mediator. Gina was Miss Teen Nova Scotia 2001, and was the representative for Nova Scotia at the Miss Teen Canada International Pageant in July 2001.

She is survived by stepmother, Diana Fillingham; brother, Matthew, Lower Sackville; maternal grandparents, Marie Greene, Ecum Secum and Miles Greene, Newfoundland; paternal grandmother, Edna Smith, Trinity Bay, Nfld.; several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by paternal grandfather, Thomas Smith. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in A.L. Mattatall Funeral home, Dartmouth. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Cole Harbour, Rev. Marilyn Newport officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Children's Wish Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.


TAIT, Margaret (CARBERRY) - 88, of Berwick, Kings Co., passed away Saturday, December 15, 2001 in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in Hearts Content, Newfoundland and Labrador, she was a daughter of the late Gilbert and Florence (Wilcox) Carberry. She moved to Canso with her family in 1923 and received most of her early education there. She later attended Edgehill Academy, New Glasgow High School and Shaw Business School in Toronto. She returned to Canso where she worked as the Assistant Town Clerk for two years. She then moved and worked as a secretary for the Commercial Cable Co., in Montreal for 40 years and in Toronto for two years. She moved to Wolfville in 1980 and to Port Williams in 1981. Margaret was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Cornwallis and was active in the ACW and the choir. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by a cousin, Ralph (Louise) Wilcox, Factorydale, Kings Co., and several cousins in Newfoundland and Labrador and in Wales. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Eustace Tait; sister, Ruth Carberry. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. A graveside service will be held at a later date in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, Wolfville. Donations in memory may be made to any charity.
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


WESCOTT, John  90, Glace Bay John Westcott, 90 of 18 Boyd St., Glace Bay, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2001, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.  Born in Carbonear, Nfld., he was the son of the late Samuel and Emma (Harris) Westcott. John was a member of Newsom United Church. John was employed with the Cape Breton Development Corporation, he was an avid fisherman.

John is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Elizabeth (MacDonald) Westcott; sister, Theresa Westcott, Port Caledonia; sisters-in-law, Flora Jones, Glace Bay; Agnes Morre, Ontario and a number of nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by a son in infancy; brothers, Joseph, Lesie, Samuel and sister, Ethel Boutilier. Visitation for John will be held today (Tuesday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001 at 2 p.m. from Newsom United Church, Dominion St., Glace Bay with Rev. David MacLean and Fr. Paul C. Findlay officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay. Donations in John's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)

 

 

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