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Halifax Herald
December 2002

 

BAKER, Arthur Malcolm "Mac"
Wednesday, December 4, 2002   The Halifax Herald Limited
BAKER, Arthur Malcolm "Mac" - 77
, Sherbrooke, Guysborough Co., died Monday, December 2, 2002, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Liscomb (Point Road), Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late Arthur Baker and Mary (Gaskell) Baker Mailman. In earlier years, he was a lobster fisherman with George Reid in Little Harbour, Pictou Co., and later fished with Ellsworth Mailman in Main-"-Dieu, Cape Breton. In 1956, Mac returned to Sherbrooke and worked at Sherbrooke Garage and was also a part-time scallop fisherman with his boats "Silver Dart" and "Peggy and Tina". Mac retired in 1995 after working with Sherbrooke Garage for 39 years but still worked in his own garage at home, fixing vehicles for anyone who came along with a problem. Mac will always be remembered for having a heart of gold, for helping those in need and bringing a smile to the face of everyone who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife, the former Myrl MacIntosh Clark; stepson, David (Patricia) Clark, Melrose, Guysborough Co.; brother, Elliott (Shirley) Baker, Trenton; half-brothers, Gerald (Beverly) Mailman, Westville; Lloyd (Susan) Mailman, Hector (Rene) Mailman, Doug Mailman (Georgina), all of Liscomb, Guysborough Co.; Delbert (Stella) Mailman, Port Sioux, Nfld.; half-sisters, Doris (David Granter), Liscomb, Guysborough Co.; Eldie Naugler (Wally), Mosher River; Verena Croft (Vance), Dartmouth; Kathleen (Arch Rose), St. John's, Nfld.; stepgrandson, Stephen Clark; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by half-brothers, Truman and Russell. Funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. today in St. James Presbyterian Church, Sherbrooke, Rev. Ken Stright officiating. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Sherbrooke. Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish or to St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to G.W. Giffin Funeral Homes Ltd., 34 Main St., Sherbrooke. On-line condolences may be made to: giffins@ns.sympatico.ca


BEUREE, Mae Flora
Tuesday, December 31, 2002   The Halifax Herald Limited
BEUREE, Mae Flora
- Passed away in Halifax, December 28, 2002. Born in Burgeo, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late John and Susie Billard. She was a member of St. Margaret's of Scotland Anglican Church. She was a charter member of Emerald Chapter 58, Order of Eastern Star and a charter member and past president of A.N.A.V.A., Unit 373. She was exceptionally active all of her life and enjoyed dancing, bowling, darts, cards and even curling. A life member of Windsor Park Chief and P.O.'s Mess, she played darts for over 30 years, playing in both the Mixed (of which she was the last original dart player) and Ladies Dart Leagues and rarely missed a dance or function there. She is survived by daughters, Marjorie "Midge" Murray (Doug), Halifax; Yvonne Johnstone (Earl), North Sydney; sons, John (Florence) Beuree, Hubbards; Cyril (Norma) Coolen, Edmonton, Alta.; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild; sister, Cora (Floyd) Bangay, Halifax. She was predeceased by husbands, Roy Coolen and Clarence Beuree; son, Lauren; sister, Ruby Poole; brothers, Christopher, Benjamin and Ambrose Billard. A funeral service will be held in St. Margaret's of Scotland Anglican Church, Robie Street, Halifax, at 10 a.m., today. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Margaret's of Scotland Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family.


BLANCHET, Violet Blanche
Wednesday, December 11, 2002     The Halifax Herald Limited
BLANCHET, Violet Blanche - 70
, Lunenburg, died Monday, December 9, 2002, at home. Born in Summerville, Bonavista, Nfld., Violet was the daughter of the late Josiah and Helen (Matthews) Fry. Violet left Newfoundland in 1950 to reside in Lunenburg and for many years cared and looked after elderly people in the area. She was a member of Faith Baptist Chapel and a member of the Bluenose Senior Citizens Club. She is survived by brothers, Redmond, Woodstock, N.B.; Hubert, Victoria, B.C.; Jack, St. John's, Nfld.; many nieces and nephews. Violet was predeceased by her brothers, Wilson, Job, Norman and stepbrother, Edward James. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. 3, Lunenburg with visitation being held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in Faith Baptist Chapel, Lunenburg, Rev. Chris Emery and Rev. Stephen Hiltz officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Faith Baptist Chapel, Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Violet wished to thank all her friends from Faith Baptist Chapel for their support, cards and food during this past year. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca


CADEGAN-MacLELLAN, Mary Teresa
Saturday, December 21, 2002    The Halifax Herald Limited
CADEGAN-MacLELLAN, Mary Teresa
- A resident of 40 High St., North Sydney, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 19, 2002, in Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late John William "JW" (Glencoe, Guysborough Co.) and Elizabeth (Devereaux) MacDonald (Logy Bay, Nfld.). Teresa was a member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church, North Sydney; past president of Catholic Women's League and the U.C.T.; an active member of the K.O.C. Ladies Auxiliary; an avid curler at the former Sydney Mines Curling Club and ardent crib player. Teresa enjoyed gardening, travelling and most of all her extended family. Teresa was an employee of 38 years with Marine Atlantic, Canadian National Railway and was one of the last surviving members of the Newfoundland Railway pre-confederation.

Teresa is survived by her beloved husband, David A.F. Cadegan-MacLellan; sadly missed by daughters, Tracey (Gilpin) Knee (Dennis), North Sydney; Karen, Halifax; son, David (Laura), Truro; sister, Mary B. MacDonald, North Sydney; grandchildren, Terry, Amanda, Cheryl, Lauren, Alicia, Shelby, Hayley, Cameron; four great-grandsons. Teresa was predeceased by sisters, Isabel MacLean (Antigonish); Kathleen MacNeil (Frenchvale); infant sister, Peggy; brother, John Pat MacDonald (Sydney Mines). Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, December 22, in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral mass 10 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph Church, North Sydney, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Palliative Care of Cape Breton or Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation.


DROVER, William J. "Bulldog"
Friday, December 13, 2002    The Halifax Herald Limited
DROVER, William J. "Bulldog" - 79
, Broadway, Sydney, passed away December 11, 2002, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Hearts Content, Nfld., on July 8, 1923, he was a son of the late Thomas and Alfreda Drover. A veteran of the Second World War, he served with the Princess Louise Fuliliers in England, Germany, Italy and Holland. He was employed with Sydney Steel Corporation of 41 years and retired in 1982. Bill was a lifetime member and past president of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 128 and received the Meritorious Service Medal, the Palm Leaf and the Dutch Remembrance Medal. He was an avid horse racing fan and an original member of the Broadway Ramblers Soccer Team. He served as a talent scout for the Detroit Red Wings and coached both minor hockey and little league baseball.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Winifred (Price) Drover; daughters, Helen (Mike) Horsman, Ottawa; Shirley (Lee) Price, Sydney; Janet (Wayne) Confiant, Howie Center; son, William Jr. (Christine), Sydney; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Bert (Ollie) Drover, Sydney; sisters, Evelyn Robertson, Lower Sackville; Eileen Coombs, Enfield; Mary Catherine (Walter) Aitkens, Westmount. He was predeceased by sister, Fanny Mae Harvey; brother, Elias Drover and brother, Ches, in infancy; grandson, Darren Confiant. Bill was a loyal and loving husband, father, grandfather and brother whose loss leaves an empty space in our lives and our hearts. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Albans Anglican Church, Whitney Pier, Rev. Doug Chard officiating. Family flowers only. Memorials can be made to St. Albans Church Memorial Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family at: sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


GORMAN, James Clifford "Cliff", P. Eng, N.L.S.
Tuesday, December 10, 2002   The Halifax Herald Limited
GORMAN, James Clifford "Cliff", P. Eng, N.L.S. - 72
, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 7, 2002, surrounded by his loving family in Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, Nfld. He will be sadly missed by his family, loving wife, Eileen (McKenna); sons, Joe (special friend, Nadine Roche), St. John's, Nfld.; Sean (Margie), Yellowknife, N.W.T.; Mike (Margie), Corner Brook, Nfld.; daughter, Claire, Corner Brook, Nfld.; grandchildren, Joel, Allison, Jen, Carter, Angie, Shawna and Sarah; sisters, Frances (Alex Molnar), Lethbridge, Alta.; Therese Donahue, Cornwall, P.E.I.; brother, Jimmie (Norah), South Melville, P.E.I.; sister-in-law, Marjorie, Orleans, Ont.; 19 nieces and nephews; a large circle of relatives and friends. Cliff was predeceased by his parents, Joseph Emmett Gorman and Vera Trainor; brothers, Louis and Basil; brother-in-law, Jack Donahue. Visitation was held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday in Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 Marks Ave. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. today in Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Father Gale officiating, from where Cliff will be transferred to Kelly's Cross, P.E.I., with visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, at the family home, South Melville, P.E.I. The funeral mass will be held in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kelly's Cross, Thursday, December 12, at 2:30 p.m., Father Ralph McQuaid officiating followed by interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook, Dawsons's Funeral Home, Crapaud, P.E.I. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website: www.fillatre.ca


GULLIVER (Mitchell), Caroline Florence
Halifax, N.S.,
Tuesday, December 3, 2002   The Halifax Herald Limited
GULLIVER (Mitchell), Caroline Florence - 76
, passed away December 1, 2002, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in St. John's, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Burkley and Catherine Mitchell. She was a loving and caring person and will be sadly missed. Caroline was a former employee of Simpson Sears, Halifax, and always loved to attend church services. Surviving are husband, Maurice; children, Carolyn (Daniel), Max (Lynn), Judith (Bob), Joanne (Jim), Terry (Aleca); brother, Frank (Helen) Mitchell; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Caroline was predeceased by sister, Alice Lyon; niece, June Gallant; nephew, Frank Mitchell Jr. There will be no visitation. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens with a reception to follow in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Arthritis Society, Nova Scotia Division, West End Mall, 6960 Mumford Rd., Suite 513, Halifax, NS B3L 4R1 or Canadian Cancer Society, Dartmouth Unit, 73 Tacoma Dr., 3rd floor, Dartmouth, NS B2W 3Y6. On-line condolences at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


HERRITT
Wednesday, December 11, 2002   The Halifax Herald Limited
HERRITT
- In loving memory of a wonderful mother, Eliza Jane Herritt (Wells), who passed away December 10, 1999, and wonderful father, Philip who passed away October 25 2001.

I think of both of you often in silence,
No eyes can see me weep.
Loved and remembered every day and missed so very much,
Daughter Elizabeth Williams and family.
(Philip Herritt, was born Burnt Islands, Newfoundland)

KELLAND, Elizabeth "Sis"
Monday, December 30, 2002   The Halifax Herald Limited
KELLAND, Elizabeth "Sis" - 61
, Glace Bay, passed away December 28, 2002, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Carbonear, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Mark and Norah (Snook) Kelland. Sis was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay. Surviving are sisters, Pauline Kelland, Glace Bay; Mrs. Muriel Vokey, Cambridge, Ont.; brothers, Ellis, Mark (Peggy) and Donald (Mary), all of Glace Bay; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Charles. No visitation by request of the deceased. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2003, in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay, Rev. Kirby Walsh officiating. Cremation to follow. Interment will be at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


MacAULAY, Donna
Tuesday, December 31, 2002   The Halifax Herald Limited
MacAULAY, Donna - 51
, 138 River St., Stellarton, died Sunday, December 29, 2002, at her home. Born in Burnt Point, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Jerry and Elsie (Oliver) Wicks. She had been a resident of Stellarton for the past 31 years, where she was a member of Sharon St. John United Church. Surviving are her husband, Wayne, Stellarton; daughters, Tina (Wayne) Wicks, Halifax; Kimberley MacAulay (Alex), Calgary; Wendy MacAulay (Todd), Stellarton; son, Dean MacAulay, at home; six grandchildren; brother, John (Sarah), Hamilton; sisters, Gertie, Newfoundland; Mary, Joan, Jeannette and Beatrice, all of Hamilton; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Madeline; brother, Cyril. Her remains will rest in H. C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton, for visiting from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton, Rev. Howard Crooks officiating. Burial will be in Priestville Cemetery. Donations in memory of Donna may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


MacMILLAN, George Arthur
Tuesday, December 31, 2002    The Halifax Herald Limited
MacMILLAN, George Arthur - 43, Port au Port East, Nfld.
, died suddenly December 21, 2002, in Stephenville, Nfld. Born in Halifax, he was son of Dolores (Cormier) MacMillan of Dartmouth and the late James MacMillan. He is survived by his daughter, Bobby Joe, Stephenville; son, Jordan, at home; brothers, John, Barrie, Ont.; Stephen (Charlene) and Alex (Wanda), West Chezzetcook; Bob, Barrie, Ont.; Rick (Jill), Porters Lake; sisters, Betty (John) Pratley, Dartmouth; Dolly (Gord), Ottawa. George will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Cremation and a memorial service have already taken place. George would not want anything elaborate, so in lieu of memorials, a toast in George's honour would be appropriate.


MORTON, Minnie R.
Thursday, December 5, 2002    The Halifax Herald Limited
MORTON, Minnie R.
- Halifax, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2002, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Port aux Basques, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late George and Ellen (Feltham) Lillington. She was a long-time member of St. James Anglican Church, Armdale. Surviving are daughters, Gail (Michael) Saker, Ottawa; Janice (Michael) Hepher, Weybridge, England; grandchildren, Donna Saker, Paul Saker, Kelly Jackson, Erin Hepher, Daniel Hepher; great-grandchildren, Morgan and Jamie Saker; brother, Samuel (Joan) Lillington; sister, Eileen MacAfee. She was predeceased by her husband, Earl R.J. Morton; four sisters; two brothers. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in St. James Anglican Church, Armdale at the Rotary, Archdeacon Rod Gillis officiating. Burial in Fairview Lawn Cemetery. On-line condolences may be made at: snow@funeralscanada.com


MUNDEN, Phoebe Rhoda
Friday, December 13, 2002    The Halifax Herald Limited
MUNDEN, Phoebe Rhoda - 86
, Paradise, Annapolis Co., formerly of Berwick, Kings Co., passed away December 11, 2002, in Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Petites, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Strickland) Maugher. She had been an excellent homemaker, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who had never been afraid of hard work, whether it be around the farm or at boat building. Surviving are her son, Allison (Grace) Foster, Berwick; grandchildren, Allison Foster Jr., St. Catharines, Ont.; Mark (Lori) Foster, Albuquerque, N.M.; Cathy (Richard) Roy, Kentville; Michael Foster, at home; great-grandchildren, Brittany, Joshua and Ceciley; brother, Ira (Vera) Maugher, Port Aux Basques, Nfld.; sisters, Marg (Sandy) Osmond, Port Aux Basques, Nfld.; Minnie Pineo, LaHave, Lunenburg Co.; Irene (Charles) Gentmantle, Montreal; stepsons, James (Dorothy) Munden, Glace Bay; Joseph (Roselyn) Munden, Iona, C.B.; Daniel Munden, London, Ont.; stepdaughter, Phyllis (Eric) Rees, North Alton, Kings Co.; 15 step-grandchildren; several step great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husbands, Charles Gordon Foster and Charles James Munden; brothers, Ross, Herb, Stan, Freeman and Harry Maugher; sisters, Sophie Donnely and Jessie Alexie; step-grandson, Charles Rees. There will be no visitation by request. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, December 14, in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick, Rev. Shawn Kehoe officiating. Burial in Berwick Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in memory may be made to a charity of your choice.


PIKE, Gordon Kenneth
Tuesday, December 31, 2002    The Halifax Herald Limited
PIKE, Gordon Kenneth - 78
, Port Hawkesbury, formerly of Port Saunders, Nfld., went to rest peacefully on December 29, 2002, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Port Saunders, he was a son of the late Walter and Karrie (Smith) Pike and birth mother, the late Hattie (Robertson) Watton. He was a retired locomotive engineer with Georgia Pacific Corp., Point Tupper. A member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Port Hawkesbury, a member of Solomon Lodge No. 46 and a member the of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Port Hawkesbury. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a Tail Gunner.

Surviving are his loving wife, the former Mary Harding; daughters, Jean (Russell) MacNeil, Port Hastings; Betty Howlett, West Bay Road; Wanda (Brian) Harrison, Wetaskiwin, Alta.; sisters, Lenny (Bill) Gardiner, Ivy (George) Salyzyn, both of Corner Brook, Nfld.; Carrie (Patrick) Ryan, Port Saunders; brother, Robert Watton, Corner Brook; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by great-granddaughter, Megan MacNeil; brothers, Woodrow Pike, Melvin Watton, Otto Watton and Lloyd Watton; sister, Eileen Gibson. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m Thursday, January 2, 2003, in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Port Hawkesbury, Rev. Michael Conrad officiating. Interment in Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery. Legion service will be held 7 p.m. this evening followed by a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. both in the funeral home. Donations may be made to the St. Martha's Palliative Care Unit or Holy Trinity Anglican Church Building Fund.


QUINLAN, C. Eileen
Thursday, December 19, 2002    The Halifax Herald Limited
QUINLAN, C. Eileen
- Kentville, passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2002, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Grand Falls, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Catherine (MacKeigan) Quinlan. She graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University and had been employed at the former Blanchard Fraser Memorial Hospital and the Nova Scotia Sanatorium, Kentville for a number of years, retiring as chief dietician. She was an avid and very successful gardener and was a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kentville.

She is survived by sister, Patricia "Pat" (Mrs. J. Wesley Hawkins), Kentville; brother, Donald (Bernice) Quinlan, Kingston, Ont.; nieces, Dr. Kathleen Landymore (Covert), Halifax; Patricia (Mrs. Ken Jones), Toronto, Ont.; Joan (Mrs. Fred Biddulph), Saskatoon, Sask.; Katherine (Mrs. Larry Quinlan-Keech), Kingston, Ont.; nephews, John (Kelly) Quinlan, Oakville, Ont.; Donald Quinlan, Toronto; great-nieces, Heather and Margaret Landymore, Sarah and Anne Jones; great-nephew, William (Amy) Landymore and great great-nephew, Griffin Landymore. She was predeceased by brothers, Dr. John Quinlan and his wife Dr. Helen Holden, Edmund Quinlan and his wife Helen. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, with prayers to be held at 8:30 p.m., both in W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, December 20, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kentville, Rev. Father Craig Christenson officiating. Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, Kentville. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.


SACCARY, Alice Mary
Wednesday, December 4, 2002    The Halifax Herald Limited
SACCARY, Alice Mary - Died December 2, 2002
, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in St. John's, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Smithwick) Snow. Surviving are daughters, Joan, Mary Catherine, Dollena, all of Glace Bay; Annette, Barrie, Ont.; sons, Cecil, Stanley, both of Glace Bay; Kevin, Port Morien; Michael, Newfoundland; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; brother, Cecil, Oromocto, N.B.; sister, Elizabeth, St.Thomas, Ont. She was predeceased by husband, Mose; a daughter in infancy; sister, Catherine; infant sister, Dorothy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Curry's Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Anne's Church, Rev. Doug Murphy officiating. Cremation to follow.


SLAUNWHITE, Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie"
Friday, December 20, 2002   The Halifax Herald Limited
SLAUNWHITE, Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" - 92
, Halifax, passed away peacefully December 18, 2002, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in St. John's, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret Haleron. She was a resident of St. Vincent's Guest Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. She is survived by daughters, Shirley (Bill) Redmond, Ottawa; Joyce (Ken) Brown, Halifax; son, Robert (Ramona), Halifax; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Pearman; daughter, Bernice in infancy; son, Stanley; sisters, Minnie, Kathleen, Clara; brother, Tom. The body has been cremated. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral mass will be held 9 a.m. Saturday, December 21, in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Mumford Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent's Guest House. On-line condolences may be made via e-mail: snow@funeralscanada.com


SURETTE, Dorothy Elizabeth
Wednesday, December 4, 2002     The Halifax Herald Limited
SURETTE, Dorothy Elizabeth - 68
, Lower Sackville, died December 2, 2002, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Belle Isle, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Richard and Mary (Clements) Surette. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Dorothy loved to travel, enjoyed music and loved flowers. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Surviving are her husband, Donald; daughters, Linda Snook (Clifford), Halifax; Thelma Parker (Jim) and Dorothy Ann Painting (Victor), both of Lower Sackville; sons, Donald Jr. (Sandra), Lower Sackville; Albert (Patricia), North Sydney; sisters, Thelma Brussard (Albert), Prospect; Marjorie Parrott (Roy), Bedford; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by son, Peter; brothers, Richard and Kevin Kent. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Thursday with funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Rev. Wayne Higgins officiating. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association.


TAVENER, Peter Chesley
Friday, December 13, 2002    The Halifax Herald Limited
TAVENER, Peter Chesley
- It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Peter on December 11, 2002, in Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow. Born February 26, 1918, on Random Island, Nfld., he was a son of the late Andrew and Lucy (Green) Tavener. He was a resident of Glen Haven Manor the past few months, having previously resided on Churchill Drive, New Glasgow and Sydney. Peter worked for many years in the boiler control room of Sydney Steel Plant and moved to New Glasgow following his retirement in 1983. He was an avid bowler with leagues in Sydney and later in New Glasgow. He loved indulging his grandchildren with card games or special times spent feeding the ducks. He loved to go see movies, or have a nice meal with family and friends.

Peter will be sadly missed by his wife of 61 years, the former Michelle Pilgrim, New Glasgow; loving daughters, Joan (Darryll) MacDonald, Stellarton; Karen (Ben) MacLean, New Glasgow; grandchildren, Dara Lee (Gerard) MacDonald, Duana (David) Wheatley, both of North River; Shauna (David) Potter, Pictou Landing; Duane (Kate Terris) MacDonald, Halifax; Leeanna (Chris) McNeill, White Point Beach; Beth MacLean, Dartmouth; Peter MacLean (Stacey Volmer), Calgary; great-grandchildren, Michael and Ian Wheatley, Kayla and Kerry MacDonald, all of North River; Sienna and Breton Potter, Pictou Landing; Gregory McNeill, White Point Beach; Alex and Chandra MacLean, Calgary; twin brother, Harvey Tavener, Ontario; half-brothers, Bill (Elaine) Tavener, Ontario; Fred (Joyce) Tavener, Fall River; nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by stepmother, Mima Tavener; son, Guy in infancy; sister, Lillian; half-sister, Lucy. Peter was generous, kind and will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. today, funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday, December 14, both in H. C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton, Captain James Sinclair officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only, donations may be made in memory to a charity of your choice.


TIEDKE, Herman Wilhelm Bernhard
Tuesday, December 31, 2002    The Halifax Herald Limited
TIEDKE, Herman Wilhelm Bernhard - 75
, Hubbards, passed away December 28, 2002, at home. Born in Hamburg, Germany, he was a son of the late Herman and Frieda (Steen) Tiedke. He was the former president of Thomas Equipment Ltd. He was a member at large of the Chester Liberal Party Association. He was a loving and devoted father. He is survived by his loving companion, Helen Fitch, Hubbards; daughter, Heidi Erika, Halifax; his former wife, Joyce Leona Tiedke, Newfoundland. He was predeceased by his sister, Hertha Reimers. Cremation has taken place. An informal memorial service will be held in Halifax in the first week of February. Those wishing to attend should please contact Heidi Tiedke at (902-431-4903) for details. Donations in memory may be made to Lung Association of Nova Scotia.


WEBB, L. Marie
Friday, December 6, 2002   The Halifax Herald Limited
WEBB, L. Marie - 63
, Halifax, passed away at home, Wednesday, December 4, 2002. Born in Norman's Cove, Trinity Bay, Nfld. She was a daughter of Stella (Warren) Smith and the late Malcolm Smith. She was employed at St. Vincent's Guest House, until ill health forced her to retire. She was a dedicated Christian who will be missed greatly by her family and her congregation. Surviving are her husband, Clifford; daughter, Patricia, Halifax; sons, Gary, British Columbia; Christopher, Halifax; sisters, Melva Austin, Marion Greenough, both of Prospect; Annie Thorne, Newfoundland; Gloria Glaser, Carrie Menmuir, both of Prospect; brother, Charlie Smith, Prospect; grandchildren, Sarah, Stephanie, Leanne, Haley, Megan; great-grandson, Zachary; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Christine Mills. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial in St. Timothy's Cemetery, Prospect. On-line condolences at: snow@funeralscanada.com

 

 

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