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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
April 2002

 

ARCHIBALD, Harold H. "Archie" "Bunker"
Wednesday, April 3, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
ARCHIBALD, Harold H. "Archie" "Bunker"
- It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold announce his passing in Truro March 30, 2002, at the age of 41 years. He will be sadly missed by his special friend, Margie Winters, Amherst; sisters, Paulette (Dave) Goulding, Mount Pearl, Nfld.; Elaine Archibald, Jackie (Urban) White, both of Stephenville, Nfld.; Lynn Archibald, Lorraine Archibald, both of Lower Sackville; Eleanor Archibald, Dartmouth; sons, Timothy Tulk, Stephenville; Christopher Copeland, Chilliwack, B.C.; three nephews, four nieces and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Gordon and Lucille Archibald. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen St., Stephenville, Nfld., today from 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will take place Thursday, April 4, at 2 p.m. in St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville, Nfld., with interment in Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hanson Highway, Stephenville, Nfld. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen St., Stephenville, Nfld.


BARNES, Maurice
Thursday, April 18, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
BARNES, Maurice
- 86, Arichat, died April 17, 2002, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Harbour Mille, Nfld., he was a son of the late Richard and Lydia (Pardy) Barnes. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth Jane (Miller) Barnes, Arichat; daughter, Susan Lavandier, West Arichat; sisters, Caroline Freeborn, Annie May Evans, both of St John's, Nfld.; brother, Jim, Arichat; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Edith, Elsie. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 9-10:30 a.m. Friday in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral service will take place 11 a.m. Friday in St John's Anglican Church, Arichat, Archdeacon Peter MacRae officiating. Burial to follow in St John's Anglican Church Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St John's Anglican Church.


BARROW, Harvey James
Monday, April 29, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
BARROW, Harvey James
- 51, Hebbville, Lunenburg Co., passed away April 28, 2002, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Deer Lake, Nfld., he was a son of the late Fred and Hazel (Budgell) Barrow. He is survived by his common-law wife, Gail Wentzell; daughters, Stephanie Balsom, Quesnell, B.C.; Jasmine Barrow, at home; son, Elvis Coles, Newfoundland; stepdaughter, Annalise Wentzell, Baker Settlement; stepson, Jamie Wentzell, Bridgewater; granddaughters, Amber Balsom, Quesnell, B.C.; Breanna Bolivar, Baker Settlement; sisters, Ann Hines, Ontario; Debbie Coles; Newfoundland; Gladys Martin, Ontario; Grace Elford, Newfoundland; Shirley Andrews, Alberta; Lillian Jesso, Alberta; brothers, Albert, Newfoundland; Ches, Alberta; Gilbert, Ontario; Fred, Newfoundland; Eric, Alberta; Roy, Ontario; Danny, Ontario. He was predeceased by sister, Ethel Andrews; brothers, George Barrow and two in infancy. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Rev. Willis Ott officiating. Burial will follow in Hebbville Cemetery. Immediate family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorials donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Victorian Order of Nurses or Palliative Care.
www.sweenysfuneralhome.com


COLLINS, Henry Baxter "Junior"
Saturday, April 6, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
COLLINS, Henry Baxter "Junior"
- 56, Halifax, passed away after fighting a courageous battle with cancer, on April 4, 2002, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax, surrounded by the love of his family and friends. Born in Burin, Nfld., he was a son of the late William Henry and Ivy Muriel (Moulton) Collins. Henry retired in 1998 after 27 years with HMC Dockyard. It was his love and interest of cars that led him to the opening of Coachway Pre-Owned Auto Sales Ltd. He was a former member of the Sackville Toastmasters Club. Henry loved hockey and was a true fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, he also enjoyed attending the Moosehead games. He coached minor hockey in his younger years. Following his retirement in 1998 he built his dream home. Henry enjoyed water skiing, which he taught many family and friends to do at the cottage. He was a role model to family and friends regarding love, courage and strength.

Surviving are his wife of 35 years, the former Carroll White; daughters, Kimberly (Martin) Wallace, Dartmouth; Michelle (Charles) Meagher, Halifax; Heather Collins, Halifax; brothers, Thomas (Linda), Halifax; Wayne (Carol), Bedford; Cecil (Christina), St. John's, Nfld.; sisters, Myrtle Kelly, Halifax; Carrie (Donald) Malloy, Lower Sackville; Marilyn (David) Storey, Lake Echo; Wendy (Wallace) Churchill, Lake Echo; grandchildren, Yeaman and Morgan Wallace, Gabrielle Meagher, Hunter Collins. The remains are resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax with visitation from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Sunday. Funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Monday in Fairview United Church, Rev. Kevin Little officiating. Family and friends are invited to a reception in Fairview United Church Hall immediately following the service. Burial to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. On-line condolences may be sent at:
www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


DICKS, Rose Marie
Tuesday, April 30, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
DICKS, Rose Marie
- 58, resident of Moulton Ave., North Sydney, died Sunday, April 28, 2002, in Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Pool's Cove, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Lenora (Perham) Williams. Rose was employed with Northside Victoria School Board as the bus and lunch supervisor at Thompson Junior High School for the past 15 years. She was a member of St. John The Baptist Anglican Church. She was Past Worshipful Mistress of Our Ladies Union L.T.B.A. and Past Worthy Mistress of Daughters of Fulton L.O.B.A., North Sydney. She was presently treasurer of L.T.B.A. and Guardian of L.O.B.A.

Surviving are her daughter, Sharon (Paul) Johnston, North Sydney; sons, Shane (Kim) Dicks, Frank (Jamie) Dicks, both of Thompson, Man.; Roger Dicks, Toronto; William (Wanda) Dicks, Georges River; grandchildren, Brandon, Matthew, Miranda, Kurtlin, Blase, John, Katie, Frank Jr., Theresa; sisters, Phoebe James, Dartmouth; Ada (John) Sheaves, North Sydney; Phyllis (James) Baker, Sydney; Nora (Clifton) Williams, Alder Point. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank Dicks in 1999 and brother, Melvern. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday in St. John The Baptist Anglican Church, Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial will take place in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


FAULKNER, Alexander
Sunday, April 28, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
FAULKNER, Alexander
- Born in Bonavista, Nfld., passed away peacefully, April 25, 2002, at home in East Chezzetcook. Surviving are his loving wife of 63 years, Millicent (Little) Faulkner; sons, Lloyd, Carl and Wayne; daughters, Jean, Alanna and Kimberley; 10 grandchildren.

Alex left behind a lifetime of memories that will always live on to those who had known him. Alex was a veteran of the Second World War with 25 years in the Public Service, Construction Engineering Section, CFB Halifax, Bedford Magazine from May 1954 to October 1977. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, April 29, in St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Head of Chezzetcook. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of choice would be gratefully accepted.


FELTHAM, Verden Job "Vern"
Thursday, April 4, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
FELTHAM, Verden Job "Vern"
- 53, 889 Harmony Rd., Truro, passed away April 2, 2002, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Deer Island, Nfld., he was a son of Bert and Minnie (Feltham) Feltham, Gambo, Nfld. Vern was a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer having served in Guysborough, Amherst, New Glasgow and then he moved to Northwest Territories in 1978 where he became employed with the Government of the Northwest Territories with Correctional Services and the Sheriff's Department. He also worked with the Department of Educational Services in this area. Vern was a well-known outfitter, operating "Vern Venture" on Great Slave Lake as well as Speedy Paper Flow, a document service business.

He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy MacDonald; daughter, April, at home; son, Michael, at home; stepsons, Matthew MacPherson, Drumheller, Alta.; Bill (Helen) MacPherson, Yellowknife, N.W.T.; Randall (Amanda) MacPherson, Cambridge Bay, N.W.T.; brother, Gary (Bernadette), Churchill Falls, Labrador; sister, Bernice (Winston) Bennett, Glenholme; five step-grandchildren. No visitation prior to the service by request. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Lloyd Burrows officiating. Reception and visitation to follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


FREAKE, Rev. Charles Elijah
Tuesday, April 2, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
FREAKE, Rev. Charles Elijah
- 83, 16 Tamerick Dr., Valley, Colchester Co., died peacefully Easter Sunday, March 31, 2002, in Meadowland Villa Senior Care, Bible Hill. Born in Joe Batt's Arm, Fogo Island, Nfld., he was a son of the late James and Elsie Freake. He graduated from Mount Allison University with his B.A. and then from Pine Hill Divinity Hall with his bachelor of divinity with distinction in 1949. His ministry began in Petites and Change Islands, Nfld., as a lay supply. Once ordained he served pastoral charges in Twillingate, Gander, Corner Brook, Nfld., Spencerville, Scarborough and Windsor, Ont., North Sydney, Halifax, Brooklyn and Onslow. After retirement he served in St. Georges, Bermuda, for two years. His hobbies included trout fishing, berry picking and gardening. Summer vacations were often spent revisiting his boyhood haunts on Fogo Island.

He is survived by his childhood sweetheart and wife, the former Lucy Brett; daughters, Linda (Roland) White, Carolyn (Allan) McDiarmid; grandchildren, Brett and Beth Crozsman, Ian and Lucy McDiarmid, Julia, Rochelle and Colleen Freake; brothers, Arthur and Bertrum Freake. He was predeceased by brothers, Jabez, Harvey; beloved son, Paul. Charles touched many lives and will be lovingly remembered. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro.

A service of celebration for Charles' life will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, in Valley United Church, Rev. Curtis MacDonald officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Burial to follow in William Black Memorial Cemetery, Glen Margaret. Donations in his memory may be made to the Mission and Service Fund of Valley United Church or Meadowland Villa for Seniors, 23 Retson Dr., Bible Hill, NS B2N 6H4 On-line condolences: www.funeralscanda.com/homes/mattatall


FUDGE, Capt. Murdock M.
Saturday, April 6, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
FUDGE, Capt. Murdock M.
- 80. It is with deep sorrow we his family announce his passing April 5, 2002, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Belleoram, Nfld., he was a son of the late Capt. Gabriel and Flora (McCouish) Fudge. He attended school in Belleoram and Bishop Field College in St. John's. He enlisted in the RCAF and served as a pilot during the Second World War. He attended the navigation school in St. John's where he became a Master Mariner. He was Captain of the minesweeper Revelstoke. He was an air traffic controller at Shearwater and served as captain for CN Marine ferries for 22 years. After retirement he was Captain of the ferries that run between St. Barb and Labrador. For the last 10 years he was a member of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Mildred; son, Murdock G. (Shirley), Dartmouth; sisters, Edna (Bert) Shea, Dartmouth; Lillian (Doug) Burry, Mount Pearl; granddaughter, Jacqueline. He was predeceased by brother, Angus and a sister in infancy. No visiting by request, a memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday in St. Alban's Church, Rev. Kirby Walsh officiating, followed by a reception in the church hall. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Dartmouth General Hospital or Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to: www.funeralscanada.com/homes/almattatall


GAETZ, Clarence Theadore
Friday, April 5, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
GAETZ, Clarence Theadore
- 86, West Green Harbour, died April 1, 2002, in West Green Harbour. Born in Petite Riviere, he was a son of the late Simon and Sara Reinhardt and also adopted parents, Haliburton and Wilhelmina Gaetz. He was a fisherman most of his working life and an antique car collector. Surviving is his niece, Mrs. Shirley Jones, Corner Brook, Nfld. He was predeceased by brother, Otto, Tom and George; sisters, Lottie, Minnie and Mildred. Funeral service took place Thursday, April 4, in H.M Huskilson's Funeral home, Lockeport, Rev. Dr. John Hammond officiated. Burial in Osborne Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society.


GILLIS, Sister Mary "Martina" (Annie Francis)
Wednesday, April 10, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
GILLIS, Sister Mary "Martina" (Annie Francis)
- A Sister of St. Martha, 94, Bethany Motherhouse, Antigonish, died April 8, 2002, in Bethany. Born in Highlands, Nfld, she was a daughter of the late Alexander Hugh and Elizabeth (Hall) Gillis. Sister Martina entered the congregation November 1, 1923 and pronounced her first vows on May 21, 1925. She served for 54 years in various phases of household management, the pioneering field of the congregation, in Nova Scotia and Ontario.

In Nova Scotia, she served at St. Martha's Hospital, St. Martha's Convent, St. F.X. University and the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, all in Antigonish, St. Mary's Hospital, Inverness, Villa Madonna, Bras D'Or and later at Little Flower Institute in Sydney and Star of the Sea Convent, Canso. In Ontario, she served at St. Augustine's Seminary and the Cardinals Residence, Toronto. Sister Martina was the community leader for six years in two of her missions. In 1980 she retired to Bethany. As her health lessened, she moved into extended care where she died.

Sister Martina was the second youngest in a family of 11 children. She was predeceased by sisters, Margaret, Mary, Catherine; brothers, John Vincent, Arnold, Hugh Daniel, George, Neil, James and Francis. The remains are resting in Bethany after 1:15 Thursday, April 11, where a Celebration of Vigil will be held 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Liturgy of Christian burial will be held 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, in Bethany Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St., Antigonish.


HALL, Bernadette Elizabeth
Tuesday, April 9, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
HALL, Bernadette Elizabeth
- 49, Wolfe Street, Louisbourg, died April 5, 2002, at home. Born in Harbour Breton, Nfld., she was a daughter of Elizabeth (Barnes) Perry and the late James Perry. She was a loving wife, mother and sister. She is survived by her loving husband, Eldon; sons, Brian and Darren, at home; sisters, Mary (Hubert), Lunenburg; Madeline, Louisbourg; brothers, Ross (Adele) and Dennis Perry, both of Georgetown, P.E.I. She was predeceased by brother, James Perry Jr. Funeral was held on Monday, April 8, in Stella Maris Church. Interment to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.A. Chant's Funeral Home, Louisbourg.


HOSKINGS, Hilda
Monday, April 22, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
HOSKINGS, Hilda
- 94, a resident of Northside Community Guest Home, formerly of Florence, died April 20, 2002, in the home. Born in Rose Blanch, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late George and Sara (Stroud) Payne. Surviving are stepdaughter, Pearl Stubbert; stepgrandchildren, Charlene (Leslie), Carol (Chuck), Cory (Nancy); step great-grandchildren, Kayla, Robin, Braeden; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husbands, Harry Roper, Henry Charles Hoskings; sisters, Kathy, Jane, Betty; brothers, Phillip, George; her step great-granddaughter, Kelly Noel Byrne. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. in Wilson United Church, Mrs. Diane Kempt officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery.


JENSEN, Marion
Thursday, April 11, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
JENSEN, Marion
- 75, passed away Monday, April 8, 2002, in Melville Lodge, Halifax. Born in St. Anthony, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Winnifred Milley. Marion had lived in Halifax since 1945. Besides being an excellent cook, housekeeper and homemaker, she provided help, comfort and advice to the many people who called upon her. She was a good seamstress and as a hobby she repaired small electric appliances. Her chief delight was in gardening and she grew many kinds of flowers for which she won dozens of ribbons and prizes at flower shows. She was particularly proud of her roses, especially the rose for which she won the coveted "Best in Show" award at our annual Rose Show, held every year by the Halifax-Westmoor Horticultural Society. We are grateful for all her love and care and since she wasn't a very good rower, we hope she had a fair wind across the river.

She is survived by her husband, Roy, Halifax; sons, Lyndon (Barbara), New Minas; Ronald (Shirley), Riverview, N.B.; brother, Karl (Pearl) Milley, St. Anthony, Nfld.; five grandchildren. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday in St. Matthias Church, Rev. Peter Armstrong officiating, with reception to follow in the parish hall. Interment in All Saints Cathedral Columbarium. Family flowers only.


KELLY (Hussey) (Dawe), Jennifer Ruth
Saturday, April 13, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
KELLY (Hussey) (Dawe), Jennifer Ruth
- 43, passed away in the Acute Care Unit of Health Sciences Complex, St. John's, Nfld., after a long and valiant battle with cancer. She was predeceased by her brother, Ronald, in 1998. Leaving to mourn her sad loss, are her children, Arlene, Chadd and Nicholas Hussey; parents, Ronald and Elizabeth Dawe; sisters, Corinne Brown, Valerie Pomeroy (Mike), Heather White (Jim), Ronalda Speight (Wayne); brother, Roger (Janet); many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; special aunt and uncle, Marina and Cecil Dawe; numerous other relatives and friends in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. The body is resting in Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd., St. John's, Nfld., visitation will be held 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. today. Funeral service will take place 3:30 p.m. today in Carnell Memorial Chapel with cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation, 300 Prince Philip Dr., St. John's, NF A1B 3V6.


KIRBY, Patrick
Friday, April 26, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
KIRBY, Patrick
- 85, Sydney, passed away April 25, 2002. Formerly of St. John's, Nfld., he was a son of the late Phillip and Catherine (Flood) Kirby. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Christie (McIntyre); daughters, June (Ron) Rowe, Patsy (Steve) Magis; sons, Marty (Margo), Phil (Donna), Kevin (Nina), Ron (Jean); sisters, Brigid (Martin), Marg (Dolan), Marie (Wilmot); 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; special nephew and good friend, Bernard Kirby. He was predeceased by sisters, Florence, Jane, Bess; brothers, Jack, William, Phil, Ned, Leo. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Theresa's Church, Father Angus MacDougall officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery.


MASON (Horwood) (Hewson), Helen Evelyn
Wednesday, April 17, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
MASON (Horwood) (Hewson), Helen Evelyn
- 94, Oakwood Terrace, passed away April 12, 2002, in Dartmouth General Hospital, after a brief illness. Born in Amherst in 1907, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Helen (Bell) Hewson and was educated in Amherst and at Mount Allison Ladies College. In 1929, she graduated from Mount Allison University with a B.Sc. and worked for several years for Mutual Life in Waterloo, Ont. She married George R. Horwood of St. John's, Nfld., in 1931 and lived in East Orange, New Jersey for a short time before returning to St. John's, where they resided until his death in 1975.

In 1976, she moved to Dartmouth and in 1979, married a former Mount Allison classmate, Harry E. Mason of Kingston, Ont. After his death in 1993, she returned to Nova Scotia and lived near her family in Dartmouth.

As a young woman, she was an accomplished jeweler and wood carver and in later life discovered a love of and talent for painting in oils. During her long life she enjoyed curling, bridge and the company of her friends and family, and had a great love for travel and reading. She also belonged to the IODE for many years. She was fortunate to live to see the birth of her first great-grandchild who was given her family name.

She is survived by her daughter, Janet Bone and husband Richard; sister-in-law, Julia Hewson, San Diego, Calif.; grandchildren, Susan (Mark Simkins), Andrew (Maya Ray), Jamie (Louise Arsenault); great-grandson, Hewson Hans Bone Ray. She was predeceased by brothers, Seldon Hewson (Montreal), Dr. Wendell Hewson (San Diego, Calif.), Dr. William Hewson (Wilmington, Del.). Arrangements are entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by family request.

A memorial service will take place Thursday, April 18, at 1:30 p.m. in Grace United Church, 70 King St., Dartmouth, Rev. Stephen D. Fram officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Oakwood Terrace Home for Special Care or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


NEARING, Vera
Thursday, April 18, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
NEARING, Vera
- 79, Donkin, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at her residence. She was a daughter of the late Archibald and Margaret (Prosper) Corbin (Newfoundland). Surviving are sons, Adrian (Anne) and Greg (Penny), Ontario; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Sadie Favaro. Vera loved all her nieces and nephews, especially Judy and Wayne. She is also survived by sisters-in-law, Barbara and Kathleen. She was predeceased by her husband, Adrian (1989); brothers, Tom, Gerald Corbin. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Curry's Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass 10 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's Church, Port Morien. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. Mary's Cemetery Fund or any charity.


PEARCEY, Gerald Samuel "Joe"
Monday, April 1, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
PEARCEY, Gerald Samuel "Joe"
- Resident of MacPhee Drive, North Sydney, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 28, 2002, in Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Lewisport, Nfld., he was a son of the late William and Emily (Downey) Pearcey. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Canadian Army. He was employed as a stevedore with C.N. Marine in North Sydney for many years and later in the construction industry as a carpenter with union local No. 1588.

Surviving are his wife, Jean (Totten) Pearcey; daughter, Cheryl (Tom) McCarthy, Halifax; son, Gerald (Corinne), North Sydney; granddaughters, Beverley, Cheryl Lynn, Megan and Ashley; sisters, Lorraine (Luke) Rogers, North Sydney; Jackie (John) Bragg, Sydney Mines; Margaret (Adrian) Jessome, Sydney Mines; Rose (Alec) Dupont, North Sydney; Cathy (Lewis) Parsons, Rose Blanche, Nfld.; brothers, Ken (Marg), Bowmanville, Ont.; Robert and James, both of Elliott Lake, Ont.; David (Alice), Frankville. Gerald's family was very important to him and he will be dearly missed by his wife, children and grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, William. No visitation by request.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today in St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial will take place in Lakeside Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of one's choice.


PERRY (Butt), Ella Blanche
Sunday, April 14, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
PERRY (Butt), Ella Blanche
- 83, Highland Street, Sydney, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2002, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Flat Rock, Carbonear, Nfld., to the late Arthur and Emma (Kelloway) Butt, she moved to Glace in 1944 and lived there until 1980. Since 1980, she lived in Sydney.

Surviving are her husband, Tobias Perry; sons, Harold (Corrine), Cyprus; Ted (Milli), Sardis, B.C.; daughters, Helen Huntington (Lowell), Marion Bridge; Mel Swarbrick (Roger), New Glasgow; Linda Fournier (Roland), Deep River, Ont.; Carolyn Steele (Lindsay), Westville; sister, Melvena Pye, Newfoundland; brother, Henry Butt, Newfoundland; grandchildren, Lisa Huntington, Toronto; Brenda (Danny) Piensznski, Marion Bridge; Andrew Butt, Robin "Rob" Stewart, both of British Columbia; Danielle (Kerry) Mooder, Leanne (John) deJeu, both of London, Ont.; Nancy McQuaid, Montreal, Que.; great-grandchildren, Steven and Thomas Piensznski, Marion Bridge; Lilly and Jack deJeu, London, Ont. She was predeceased by her first husband, Hubert Butt; infant children, Elizabeth and Hubert. Our mother will be fondly remembered by her friends and neighbours for her friendliness and generosity of spirit. Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Monday, followed by funeral service, both in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Rev. Lewis Crewe and Capt. Wanda Vincent officiating. Family flowers only. Donations in Blanche's memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity. Condolences may be sent to the family at: sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


PINSENT, Graham Philip
Tuesday, April 2, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
PINSENT, Graham Philip
- 20, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully Easter Sunday morning, March 31, 2002, after a courageous battle with a lifelong illness. He was a son of Tom Pinsent, Halifax and Libby Pinsent, Dartmouth. He is survived by younger sister, Sarah; older brother, Brian Kean, Gander, Nfld.; fondly loved and remembered by both sets of grandparents in Newfoundland; a large circle of aunts, uncles and cousins living throughout Canada. He was an enthusiastic board member of the provincial Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth Project and was also actively involved with Youth Net 2001. He will always be remembered for his selfless approach to his own illness and his generosity and cheerfulness towards his friends. He truly loved people, classical music and computers, (the order of which varied daily!). Sincere appreciation to all the health professionals at the VG Site, QEII, Medical Day Unit, Unit 4.1, The New Infirmary, QEII and The VG Site, 7A Palliative Care Unit. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, with memorial service to be held at the chapel 2 p.m. Friday, April 5, Rev. Darlene Young officiating. Reception to follow. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the Hematology Research and Development Fund or QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation. On-line condolences to: www.funeralscanada.com/homes/snow


POWELL, Bert Raymond
Wednesday, April 24, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
POWELL, Bert Raymond
- 69, Dartmouth, died April 22, 2002, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Bonivista, Nfld., he was a son of the late William and Jemima (Hickey) Powell. He retired from the R.C.N., he was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Clements Council and an active member of St. Clements Parish.

He is survived by his wife, the former Emma Smith; brothers, Wilson, Bonivista; William, Whitby, Ont.; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Evelyn Holley. Funeral will be held 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Clements Roman Catholic Church, Gaston Road, Rev. Robert Floyd and Rev. Malcolm MacNeil officiating. A reception will immediately follow in the church hall. Burial at a later date. Family flowers only by request. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., Dartmouth. 466-2360


PYE (Boone), Violet
Sunday, April 21, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
PYE (Boone), Violet
- Corner Brook, Nfld., 69, passed away very peacefully April 19, 2002, in Western Memorial Hospital. Violet will be dearly missed, always loved and never forgotten by friends, family and by husband, Terrence Pye. She was born May 24, 1932, in South Brook, to parents A.J. and Sarah Martin. Violet moved to Corner Brook and made it her hometown. There she worked at the Canada Employment Centre for 33 years before retiring in 1991. As a very devoted, loving and never-tiring mother, she committed her life to raising her children, Debbie Rowsell, Sandra Cleary, Wayne Boone after the death of her first husband, Ronald Joseph Boone (deceased 1967). Violet is known by her family and friends as being a fun card player, lover of gardening and berry picking, family person, good neighbour and a baker of wonderful squares and cookies.

Violet will be greatly missed by husband, Terry; children, Debbie, Dartmouth; Sandra New Minas; Wayne, Eastern Passage; son-in-law, Kevin Cleary; step daughters, Susan Pye-Morris, St. John's; Alison Pye-Weick, St. John's; grandchildren, Ashley Rowsell, Aimee, Adam and Kendra Cleary, Jeffrey and Katie Boone, all of Nova Scotia; step-grandchildren, Anna and Shane Morris, Aaron Weick, all of St. John's. Violet was predeceased by her parents, sisters, Maisie and Doris Martin, Myrtle Raymond, Emma Tucker, Annie Myles; brothers, Baxter Martin. She will be very fondly remembered but missed by sisters, Gladys McLeod, Clarice Bennett, Melvina (Gilbert) Hellier, Olga (Garland) Rolfe; brothers, Roy, William and Hedley "Vonnie" Martin. Violet will also be greatly missed by Maude Boone (mother-in-law in first marriage and true friend and supporter of Violet's); Margaret (Austin) Batten, Phyllis (Howard) March, Shirley (Bob) Boone-Fraser; sisters-in-law of first marriage and by step-sisters-in-law, Doris (Chris) Bishop, Mary (Jim) Huhman; best friend, Gladys (Waxy) Claire; many nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Ave., Corner Brook. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, April 22, in First United Church, Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment in Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Palliative Care or Canadian Cancer Society.

Violet Pye (Boone) - "To know her, was to love her" - "Gone, but not forgotten" - "Remembered as loving wife, devoted mother and grandmother, wonderful sister and daughter, caring friend and hard worker".


SEXTON, Sandra Maria "Sandy"
Monday, April 29, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
SEXTON, Sandra Maria "Sandy"
- 59, Nictaux, died April 26, 2002, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in St. John's, Nfld., she was a daughter of Clara (Chafe) Gallant, Moncton, N.B, and the late Joseph Gallant. She was a former employee at C.F.B. Greenwood Administrative Support; Dr. Trider's dental office and Banner Real Estate, Greenwood office. She represented C.F.B. Greenwood on Soldiers Memorial Hospital Board of Directors.

Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband, Robert "Bob"; daughter, Heather, Brampton, Ont.; sons, David (Cathy), Lower Sackville; Terry (Alice), Terrace, B.C.; sisters, Marilyn Peters, Debbie Prowse, Kim Mills, all of Moncton, N.B.; brothers, Brendon and Wade, both of Moncton; Keith, Rogersville, N.B.; Gary, Charlottetown; grandchildren, Danielle, Joshua, Amanda, Kyle and Julia. Funeral service 11 a.m. today in St. Monica's Roman Catholic Church, Middleton, Father Gerald Saulnier officiating. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.


SHORT, Winifred G. R.N.
Friday, April 5, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
SHORT, Winifred G. R.N.
- Bridgewater, passed away April 3, 2002, in Mahone Nursing Home, Mahone Bay. Born in Harbour Breton, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Magistrate William E. and Mary (Fiander) Parsons. Winifred was a graduate of the St. John's General Hospital, Newfoundland. She is survived by her daughters, Ruth E. Canessa, Yarmouthport, Mass.; Joan M. Bardon-Downie, Chester; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edwin J. Short M.D. There will be no visitation at the funeral home by request. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater, Rev. George MacLean officiating. A private family burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice through the funeral home or on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com
Brookside Cemetery - Bridgewater, Lun Co, NS
SHORT Dr. Edwin James 1902 - 1993
Winnifred - - - wife


SMITH, Veda Annie
Friday, April 26, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
SMITH, Veda Annie
- 75, Halifax, passed away April 25, 2002, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Burgeo, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late John and Jane (Kendall) Vatcher. She was a member of Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield and was a past member of the Ladies Auxiliary Fire Department, Harrietsfield. She was a retired employee of Sears Ltd., where she worked for many years.

She is survived by son, Paul (Sandra), Williamswood; daughter, Brenda (Dave) Reynolds, Bedford; brother, Robie, Dalkeith, Ont.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawson Smith; brother, Eric. The body has been cremated under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax, where visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Halifax, Archdeacon Karen Hunt officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


TAGLIAPIETRA, Marie
Tuesday, April 23, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
TAGLIAPIETRA, Marie
- 73, Lochaber Road, Antigonish, died April 22, 2002, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Ronald and Alice (Barker) McDonald. Marie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend, she loved music, reading and people. She loved life to the fullest.

Surviving are her husband, Dino; son, Gerald (Sheila), Alberta; daughters, Tina, Dena, Gina, all of Antigonish; granddaughters, Helena, Nicole; grandson, Patrick; great-granddaughters, Hannah, Claudia; brothers, Ted, Aloysius, Richard, Michael, Robert, Andrew, Ronald; sisters, Marguerite, Bonnie, Madonna, Ellen. She was predeceased by brothers, James, Joseph, Gerald; sister, Alice; several in infancy. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. Funeral 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, Rev. Ray Huntley officiating. Reception for family and friends in St. Ninian's Place, following the funeral service.

Committal and memorial service in Deer Lake, Nfld., at a later date. No flowers please. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Martha's Palliative Care Unit or Hospital in the Home. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish.


WARREN, Robert Ernest
Tuesday, April 23, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
WARREN, Robert Ernest
- 78, 92 Moirs Mill Rd., Bedford, passed away April 16, 2002, in Halifax. Born in St. John's, Nfld., he was a son of the late William V. Warren and Annie B. Wright. He was a veteran of the Second World War; worked all his life with the airlines as a operation supervisor. He lived in Gander, Nfld., then moved to Boston in 1961, retired to Bedford. He loved fishing and traveling throughout this world.

Surviving are his wife, Ida B. Warren; sons, Robert V. Warren, Middleton, Mass.; Brian H. Warren, New Reading, Mass.; grandchildren, Nicholas, Brian, Michael and Megan; several nieces and nephews. Funeral was held in the Bedford Presbyterian Church, 49 Nelson's Landing, Rev. Don Codling officiated. Interment at a later date. Donations to a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, Bedford.

 

 

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