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BEAZLEY, Helena Gertrude
Visitation was held in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, from where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, Capts. Bob and Aggie MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens. A reception will be held in the funeral home. Family flowers only, donations may be made to The Salvation Army, Fairview Citadel or a charity of choice.
BILLARD, John Chesley
John graduated from high school at Grand Bruit and worked for a number of years with one of the local businesses. He then persued his post secondary education at Memorial University and later graduated from Acadia. He taught and served in administrative positions in schools in Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, retiring as principal of Major Stephen Jr. High in 1973. Prior to his retirement he was awarded the Centennial Medal in recognition to his contribution to education. John was a faithful member of Edgewood United Church, having served as an elder of the congregation and a member of the men's fellowship. In 1997, he received an award of excellence for several decades of faithful service as envelope secretary. He was a dedicated member of the Masonic Fraternity. In December 1995, Atlantic Lodge 103, recognized his dedication and hard work, his conscientious and loyal service by awarding him the Meritorious Service Medal.
He is survived by his devoted wife of over 53 years, Ina (Norman); brother-in-law, William Norman, St. John's, Nfld.; a number of nieces and nephews; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. At his request cremation has taken place.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, at which time the Masonic Lodge will hold a service at 7 p.m. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in Edgewood United Church, Halifax, Rev. Diane MacVicar officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial will follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Edgewood United Church Memorial Fund.
BURTON, Donald Andrew
He is survived by his loving wife, Margaret (French); daughters, Lucy (Keith) Osborne, Eastern Passage; Donna Burton (Glen Dando) Dartmouth; Mary Burton (John Cullymore), Dartmouth; Pearl Young, Mattis Point, Nfld.; sons, Andrew "Andy", Dartmouth; Paul, Corner Brook, Nfld.; stepson, Johnny (Kitty) French, Halifax; Wayne Bennett, Campbell, B.C.; grandsons, Gregory, Keithie, Kyle, Austin, Donald and Jason; granddaughters, Nikita, Laura, Cathy and April; great-granddaughter, Deidre; brothers, Pasco (Gertie), Fred (Sylvia), Henry (Doreen), all of Newfoundland; sisters, Ruby (Keith) Pelley, Newfoundland; Mable (Ernest) Reid, Newfoundland; Flossie, Alberta; Marion, Pearl, both of Florida; Elizabeth (Joe) Hann, Newfoundland. He was predeceased by brother, Wellington; sister, Cavelle.
There will be a Legion service 7 p.m. Monday, January 14, in the Royal Canadian Legion, Caen Branch 164, 1341 Main St., Eastern Passage. Family flowers only. Donations in his memory can be made to Royal Canadian Legion, Caen Branch 164, P.O. Box 13, Eastern Passage, NS B3G 1M4.
DUFFNEY (Duffenais), Gregory Joseph
Besides his parents, he is survived by son, Devon, New York; sisters, Shirley (Ernie) Hekkema, Prince George, B.C.; Peggy (Ivan) Rideout, Western Shore; brothers, Sean (Carol), Lower Cornwall; Rickey, Glen (Jocelyn), Vaughan, all of London, Ont.; Roland, Sarnia, Ont.; Barnell (Robyn), Myles (Mary), all of New Ross; Monty (Darlene), Riverport, Lunenburg Co.; Toby, Lourdes, Nfld.; many nieces, nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Wayne. Visiting 12-8 p.m. Friday, January 25, at the home of his brother, Barnell (Robyn), 2736 Route 12, Seffernsville. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday, in St. Patrick's Church, New Ross, Rev. Brian Murphy officiating. Cremation to follow. Flowers or donations in care of the family.
Born in English Harbour West, Nfld., he was a son of the late Frederick and Patience (Taylor) Evans. He was a sea-going captain who owned and operated his own vessel for the greater part of his life. The last nine years before retirement at the age of 65, he was with the Halifax-Dartmouth Ferry Commission. He was a member of Church of the Holy Spirit for many years.
Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Anne Blagdon; daughters, Ruth Homburg, Dartmouth; Mercedes (Bill) Pollock, Stewiacke; son, Frederick Evans, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Thomas and Heather Evans, Susan and Michael Pollock, Shawna and Phillip Homburg; great-grandchildren, Jessica, Joshua, Robert, Kathleen, Mitchell and Deborah. He was predeceased by sister, Hilda Rose; brothers, Gordon, Stanley, Arch and Robert. No visitation by request. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth, Rev. Stephen Petrie officiating. Burial to follow in Christ Church Cemetery. Donations to St. Vincent's Guest House, 2080 Windsor St., Halifax, or a charity of choice. A special thank you to the staff of St. Vincent's.
GREEN, Charlotte "Mary"
HODDER, Rev. Hayward G.
Through his mother's encouragement, he applied himself to study and attended Queen's College in Newfoundland. He began his ministry in 1935 in the parishes of Burgeo and Ramea. In 1940, he went to St. George's in Halifax as curate under Rev. Carmen Stone. He spent four years at Port Greville and then moved to Cape Breton. He served the parish of Port Morien from 1945-1949 during which he was noted for his dedication to all aspects of the ministry, particularly his interests in pastoral care. From 1949-1953, he was rector of St. John's in North Sydney, ministering to a large and active congregation. In 1954, he spent a year at Bishop's University completing work on a bachelor of arts degree. In 1958, he became the rector of St. George's Church where he served for 22 years until his retirement in 1980. During this time he also received his Bachelor of Divinity from King's College, Rev. Hodder also assisted the parishes of St. Philips in Halifax and St.Luke's in Dartmouth. He spent much time visiting those in hospital and nursing homes, ministering in particular to patients from Cape Breton and Newfoundland. He provided comfort and cheerfulness in their hour of need. He was Rector Emeritus of St. George's Church.
Mr. Hodder's faith and determination remained undaunted throughout his years as rector. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in St. George's Anglican Church where funeral will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, The Right Rev. Bishop Fred Hiltz officiating, assisted by Rev. Gary Thorne. Spring burial will take place in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch. Arrangements are entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax.
LEARY, Mary Ann
She is survived by daughters, Linda and her husband Douglas Romkey, Bedford; Jane and her husband Tony Chick, Bedford; sons, Ron and his wife Helen, Barrington Passage; David and his wife Diane, Middle LaHave; John and his wife Louise, Middle LaHave; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Capt. William Leary; sisters, Vida, Mildred, Genevieve, Marie, Ada and Nora; brother, William.
Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today in Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. #3, Lunenburg. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in Trinity United Church, Rose Bay, Rev. Vivian Moores officiating. Interment will follow in Shepherd's Hill Cemetery, Riverport. Flowers from the immediate family only. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, Trinity United Church or to any other charity. On-line condolences: www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca
MacNAB, Timothy Gordon
MUSSEAU, C. Gordon
Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Hilda (Hayman) Musseau; daughters, Dinah (Alex) Short, Dartmouth; Mabel (Roy) Comeau, Aylesford; Elaine (Terry) Saunders, Tantallon; Darlene (Vince) Gillam, Grand Bay, Nfld.; sons, Donald (Tanya) Musseau, Berwick; Randy (Kendra) Musseau, Eastern Passage; Christopher Musseau, at home; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Gerald (Anna) Musseau, Port-Aux-Basque, Nfld.; Howard Musseau, Corner Brook, Nfld.; Reginald (Minnie) Musseau, Codroy Valley, Nfld.; sisters, Dolly (Ron) Doyle, Codroy Valley, Nfld. He was predeceased by grandson, Jason Ball; great-grandson, David Durling; brother, James; sisters, Mae Feltham, Annie Walters and a sister in infancy.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Auburn, Archdeacon Gordon Redden officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in St. Mary's Church Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia or St. Mary's Anglican Church, Auburn.
TULK, Bertha May
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