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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: email@example.com
ADAMS, Richard James "Jimmy"
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.
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.
BAKER, Nina Carolyn
BEHAN (Power), Theresa
BEHAN (Power), Theresa
BRANTON, Charles Edward
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
COLE, Nathaniel "Nat"
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
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
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
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.
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
JULIEN, EVA (nee Banfield), 100
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.
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
MacDONALD, Edward "Ted" 74
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.
MACINTYRE (O’Neill), Rita Mary
She is survived by
a son, Edwin (Cecelia) MacIntyre, Lower Sackville; daughter, Philomena
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.
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.
NEWELL, Edward George 87
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.
PARSONS (Millen), Dorothy May
PIKE, Howard A.
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)
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.
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.
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.
SKEARD, Louis "Lou" 80
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
SMITH, Gina Marie
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
memory may be made to any charity.
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
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