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Halifax Herald
July 2002

 

ANDERSON, Carrie Bertha
Saturday, July 13, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
ANDERSON, Carrie Bertha
- Halifax, passed away July 12, 2002, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born July 26, 1913, in Burgeo, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late George and Sarah Jane (Pink) Grant. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughters, Una (John) O'Neil, Shubenacadie; Beth Merlin, Louise (Larry) Hunt, both of Halifax; sons, Stan (Pat), Tweed, Ont.; Freeman (Donna), Shubenacadie; Frank (Noelle), Halifax; 19 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Frank; daughter, Jessie; son-in-law, Paul Merlin and several siblings. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, where a memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, July 15, Rev. Anne Singer officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to IWK Health Centre Foundation.
"An angel on earth, a special angel in heaven. We love you Mom".


COURTNEY, Frederick Albert
Tuesday, July 16, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
COURTNEY, Frederick Albert - 64
, passed away peacefully at home in Lunenburg on Monday, July 15, 2002, surrounded by his family. Born in Petites, Nfld., he was a son of the late Reginald and Esther (Thorne) Courtney. For 50 years Fred was an offshore fisherman, the majority of his career as an engineer and at the time of his death was employed by Scotia Trawler Ltd., Lunenburg. He was an avid outdoorsman, especially sport fishing. He enjoyed many hours with his family aboard his boat, the Jolita. He was a member of Central United Church, Lunenburg. His family and friends who were so important in his life will sadly miss Fred.

Fred is survived by his beloved wife, the former Corella Bennett; dear father of Joanne (Wayne) Courtney Walker, Halifax; Lisa (Michael) Courtney Lloyd, Ottawa, Ont.; Krista (Jafna) Courtney Cox, Halifax; loving grandfather to Kate, Christopher, Colin, Sophie, Meredith and David. Also surviving are sister, Esther (Winston) Bobbett; stepsister, Rachel (James) Meade; stepbrother, Harvey (Hannah) Baggs; aunt, Carrie Stevens; sister-in-law, Lillian (Alvin) Symes; brother-in-law, Fredrick (Helen) Bennett; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his stepmother, Jessie; brothers, Charles, Roland and Sidney; stepsister, Thelma Francis. Arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy 3, Lunenburg, with visitation 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Central United Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Grace Caines-Corkum officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Family flowers only, by request. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Victorian Order of Nurses, Central United Church or a charity of your choice. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca


DUNCAN (George), Leona M.
Monday, July 8, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
DUNCAN (George), Leona M.
- Passed away peacefully in Chancellor Park, Friday, July 5, 2002. Leona, formerly of Queensport, Guysborough Co., age 80 years. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Leslie; parents, Elizabeth and John George; sister, Gwen McLeod. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters, Edna Thibodeau (John), Alliston, Ont.; Dianne Ryan (Paschal), Trepassey, Nfld.; Virginia Pennell, Mount Pearl, Nfld.; Dorothy Ainsworth (Scott), Mount Pearl, Nfld.; Charlene Antle (Glen), Manuels, Nfld.; beloved grandchildren, Jeff, Ted, Shannon, Lesley, Chantelle, Denis, Dale, Tim, Brittany, Tyler and Kristen; cherished great-grandchild, Kobe; sisters, Mona Dort, Halifax; Laura Oliver, Van-Nuys, Calif.; Edna Claydon (Jim), Toronto, Ont.; Claire Bond (Gerald), Antigonish; nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. She is resting in Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd., St. John's, Nfld. Visitation will be today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held, Tuesday, July 9, 11 a.m. in The Church of the Good Shepherd, Ruby Line, Mount Pearl. Interment to follow in The Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in memory may be made to The Church of the Good Shepherd or Canadian Diabetes Association.


HARRIS, Leona May
Monday, July 22, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
HARRIS, Leona May - 64, Halifax
, passed away Friday, July 19, 2002, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Hermitage, Nfld., she was a daughter of Annie Engram Gaulton and the late Archibald Engram. Surviving are brother, Bill and wife Shirley; sisters, Beth and husband Archie Kenny, Jeannie and husband Roland Herritt, Phyllis and husband Derek Dinham; five nieces and three nephews; seven great-nieces and great-nephews as well as countless friends. She was predeceased by her stepfather, Bertram Gaulton; infant sister, Melita. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor Street. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. James Anglican Church (Armdale at the Rotary). Family flowers only, memorial donations in Leona's name may be made to the VG Site, QEII Foundation. www.funeralscanada.com/homes/snow


HILLIER, Maurice
Tuesday, July 2, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
HILLIER, Maurice
- 87, Sydney, died June 30, 2002, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Bay Du Nord, Nfld., he was a son of the late Thomas and Edith (Banbury) Hillier. He was a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are sister, Mrs. Mae O'Neil, Brooklyn, N.Y.; special nephew, David (Margie) Farrell, Sydney; special great-nieces, Rebecca and Vivien; many other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Gertrude Farrell; brothers, Hubert and Gregory; sister, Olive. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 3, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.


MARSH, Hilda Mae
Wednesday, July 3, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
MARSH, Hilda Mae
- 87, Halifax, died suddenly July 1, 2002, at home. Born in St. George's, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Gertrude (Perrier) Blanchard. She was a member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church and worked for many years at Moirs Chocolate Ltd. She is survived by brother, Gerald Blanchard, Newfoundland; sisters, Elizabeth "Betty" (Roy) Smallwood, Lower Sackville; Nellie Blanchard, Halifax; Jean Colomb, Newfoundland; many nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Arthur, Edward, Charlie, Carol and Gus; sisters, Hazel, Agnes and Eunice. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, July 4, in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Father John Mills officiating. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII.


Moore, Ralph M.
Monday, July 8, 2002
The Boston Globe

Of Stoneham, formerly of Medford, July 5, 2002. The beloved husband of Mary A. (Kinsella) Moore. Loving father of Robert A. Moore and his wife Paula of Manchester, NH, James E. of Boston, Thomas R. and his wife Janice of Norwood, Stephen M. and his wife Melissa of Ipswich, Joanne Fortunato and her husband John of Mendon, Elizabeth J. Trakimas and her husband Richard of Stoneham, Maureen J. Travis and her husband David of Wilmington and Janice E. Donovan and her husband Lawrence of Tewksbury. Brother of Chesley and Robert Moore and Florence Moores all of Newfoundland and Mabel Matuska of San Antonio, TX and the late Millicent Hollett, Alexander Moore and Violet Clarke. Cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Ralph is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend his Funeral Service on Tuesday, July 9th at 10 a.m. in the Gaffey Funeral Home, 43 High Street, MEDFORD SQUARE. Visiting hours will be on Monday 4-8 PM. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. For family guestbook & funeral home directions, please visit www.legacy.com
Published in the Boston Globe from 7/7/2002 - 7/8/2002
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MUDGE, Nelson
Wednesday, July 10, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
MUDGE, Nelson
- 57, New Glasgow, formerly of Bonne Bay and Corner Brook, Nfld., died Monday, July 8, 2002. Born in Norris Point, Nfld., he was a son of the late Henry and Sylvia (Hopkins) Mudge. Surviving are his wife, Sylvia (Murphy); daughter, Sandra; brother, John; sister-in-law, Jean Mudge; nephews, Terry and Todd Mudge. He was predeceased by brothers, Howard, Roland. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in St. George's Anglican Church, Rev. Cecil Hebb and Rev. Aidan Kingsbury officiating. Family flowers only. Donations in his memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements are entrusted to P.& K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow.


MUNDEN, Hickman
Sunday, July 14, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
MUNDEN, Hickman - Halifax
, died July 12, 2002, surrounded by his family in the VG Site, QEII, on his 64 birthday. Born in Isle-aux-Morte, Nfld., he was a son of Julia (Currie), Port-aux-Basques, and the late Benjamin Munden. He served 25 years in the Navy of the Canadian Armed Forces. He retired as Chief Petty Officer. He was also employed with Litton Systems and Verstile Vickers and served as Commissionaire. He was an active member of Windsor Park, Chief and PO's mess, and the Royal Canadian Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Ada; son, Tony (Pat), Burlington, Ont.; daughters, Judy, Halifax; Roberta, Toronto; brothers, Ernie, Halifax; Will, Port-aux-Basques, Ben Jr., Burlington; Lorne, Sackville; Barry, Vancouver; Rick, Port-aux-Basques; sisters, Roberta, British Columbia; Diane, Port-aux-Basques; dearest granddaughters, Sara and Alexandra; many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Monday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m., in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayer's Rd., Halifax. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, 2 p.m. in CFB Stadacona Chapel, Halifax. Rev. Arthur Cuzner officiating. Burial will take place in Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations in memory to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation, or Canadian Liver Foundation, Halifax Chapter.


NARDINI, Carmella
Monday, July 15, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
NARDINI, Carmella
- Passed away Friday, July 12, 2002, at home and with close friends, Carmella Nardini, St. John's, Nfld., formerly of Stephenville Crossing and Goose Bay, at the age of 73 years. She was predeceased by parents, Raphael and Bertha Nardini; son, Jean Charles Mario "Chip" Nardini; sister, Jody Nolan; brothers, Tony and Brendan Nardini. Left with fond and loving memories are brothers, Raphael Nardini (Laura), Stephenville; Augustine, New Glasgow; sister-in-law, Lucy, Sydney; a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Carmella will be resting in Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd., with visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral mass will be held 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, in Corpus Christi Church, 260 Waterford Bridge Rd. She will be interned at Goose Bay/Happy Valley following a memorial service to take place at a later date in Mary Queen of Peace Church, 150 Hamilton River Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital Foundation, St. John's, Nfld. For additional information please contact Carnell's Funeral Home at 709-722-2730.


NICKERSON, Augustus "George"
Tuesday, July 9, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
NICKERSON, Augustus "George"
- 76, Brass Hill, Shelburne Co. Following a courageous battle with cancer, George passed away July 7, 2002, in Roseway Hospital, Shelburne. Born in Clark's Harbour, he was a son of the late Augustus and Jennie (Nickerson) Nickerson. George was a veteran of the Second World War serving on HMCS Victoriaville as a torpedo man. He was part of the Naval party that boarded the submarine U-190 and escorted the U-boat into Bay of Bulls, Nfld. upon their surrender. Upon leaving the service, he worked with his father in the wood and coal business on Cape Sable Island. He later worked for Canada Customs and Revenue Offices in Clark's Harbour, Barrington Passage, Digby and Shelburne. After retiring from Customs, he worked as a surveyor of fishing vessels for a number of years. George was an honest, kind and fair man who was highly respected by his colleagues and friends.

George is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Mavis; sister, Glenora (Michael) Ciz; sons, Robert (Beverly), James (Jocelyn), Joseph (Phyllis), Christopher; grandchildren, Shawn, Tamara (Ken) Murphy, Melissa, James, Jennie, Christian, Joseph. At the request of the deceased, following cremation, in lieu of a funeral service, a small graveside committal service will be held for the family in Old Kirk Cemetery, North East Point, Rev. Roland MacCormick officiating. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


RENOUF, Georgina Joan
Monday, July 22, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
RENOUF, Georgina Joan - 82, Halifax
, died July 20, 2002. Born in St. John's, Nfld., June 23, 1920, she was a daughter of the late George and Ethel Emily Grandy. Joan was a long-time member of the Halifax Curling Club, competing in many National and Provincial tournaments. She was an avid gardener, who especially loved her roses. She is survived by sons, John (Beth), Halifax; Charlie (Paula), Arasaig; daughters, Barbara, Dartmouth; Elizabeth MacArthur (Scott), Coldbrook; sisters, Rosalie Bloomer, Margo DeAthe; brother, Brian; grandchildren, Jamie, Kelly, Jennifer, Katharine, Shawn, Steve, Angela, Ian; great-grandchild, Emily. She was predeceased by her husband, Benjamin; sister, Betty; brother, Graham. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday with reception to follow, all in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Family flowers only. Donations in her memory may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice. www.funeralscanada.com/homes/snow


ROWSELL, Lic. Pastor Maxwell Herbert
Friday, July 5, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
ROWSELL, Lic. Pastor Maxwell Herbert
- South Rawdon, Hants Co., formerly of Charlottetown, P.E.I., died Thursday, July 4, 2002, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, in the arms of his wife, Gertie, who forever will hold Max, in a special place in her heart reserved only for Max, and in the presence of the Lord who called Max and who ordained Max to preach the gospel. Max went to meet the Lord whom he loved and served so faithfully.

Max fought a brave fight with cancer since February 14. He witnessed to many of his faith in Jesus in his gentle way during this difficult time in his life. Max was a pastor to a local congregation in Nova Scotia, as well as preaching throughout Annapolis Valley and Prince Edward Island. Max was loved by all as he preached and sang and played his piano accordian witnessing for his Lord. While having radiation treatments in Halifax May 3, Max sang "Happy Anniversary" to wife Gertie as he had his treatment. We praise God for the call on Max's life and while we don't know why Max left us too soon, we know Max touched many lives and will be cherished and loved forever by all. Aspecial thank you to Hants Community Hospital, Unit 200, Dr. Mark Kazimirski, Pastor Wayne Merrill and congregation of Falmouth United Baptist Church and Rev. Gary Manthorne who faithfully ministered to Max and Gertie.

Born January 17, 1950, in Twillingate, Nfld., he was the eldest son of Stan and Hazel (Rowbottom) Rowsell. Max grew up in Little Bay Islands, Nfld. Max went to Memorial University then to the University of Prince Edward Island where he graduated with a B.A. in Psychology/Sociology. He then obtained his Master of Divinity degree at Acadia University. Dearest husband of Gertie (MacFadyen); brother to Wayde (Carmalita), St. Lawrence, Nfld.; Roy (Karen), St. John's, Nfld.; uncle to Jennifer Neill, North Milton, P.E.I.; Joshua and Dion Rowsell, Newfoundland; brother-in-law to Ruth (John) Neill, North Milton, P.E.I.; Loretta MacFadyen, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; son-in-law of the late Cecil and Minerva MacFadyen, Prince Edward Island. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today in Lohnes~Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, July 6, in Falmouth United Baptist Church, Rev. Gary Manthorne and Rev. Wayne Merrill officiating. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Unit 200 of Hants Community Hospital, Falmouth United Baptist Church. Graveside service will take place in North Granville United Church Cemetery, Prince Edward Island, at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6. Condolences and memorial cards may be sent via the internet at: www.familycare.ca.


SIMMS, Emma Margaret
Thursday, July 25, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
SIMMS, Emma Margaret - 70, Glace Bay
, died July 24, 2002, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Nicholsville, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Grace (Legge) Nichols. She is survived by her husband, Jacob "Jake"; daughters, Mary Alice Brown, Pamela Phyllis Strub; sons, Edgar Alexander "Sandy", Bert Regan; grandchildren, Sandy, Haley, Scott, Dana; special niece, Penny Battcock; eight sisters; one brother. She was predeceased by four sisters, one brother. No visitation. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 10 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Rev. Glen Kent officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.


THORNE, Anna W. "Freda"
Friday, July 26, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
THORNE, Anna W. "Freda" - 74, Dartmouth
, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2002, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Shallop Cove, St. George's, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late David and Bridget (Sheppard) Colombe. She will be dearly missed by her husband, William; daughter, Anastasia (Ted) Hering, Dartmouth; sisters, Bernice (John) Barry, Grace White, both of Newfoundland; Cecile Gaudet, Dartmouth; brothers, Gordon, Jerome, both of Newfoundland; granddaughters, Shelly Hering, Sandra Hering (Eric), both of Dartmouth; great-grandchildren, Alicia and Kelsey Hering. She was predeceased by grandson, Gordon; sisters, Lucy, Maryanne; brothers, Richard, Robbie Frank. Cremation has taken place under the direction of A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. No visitation by request. Funeral will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, July 27, in St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Passage, Rev. T. Thekkekara officiating. No flowers by request, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences at: almattatall@funeralscanada.com


VEINOTT, Frederick Arthur
Thursday, July 4, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
VEINOTT, Frederick Arthur
- 75. Recently of Beaver Bank, formerly of Waverley, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2002, in Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls, Nfld. Born May 11, 1927, in Halifax, he was a son of the late Anne Cordelia Veinott and stepson of the late William R. Brooks. He had retired after many years of service from Ultramar Canada and its predecessor companies Gulf Oil Canada Ltd. and the British American Oil Company. He had also served as a trolley operator for the Nova Scotia Light and Power Company in the 1950s. He also went to sea at the end of the Second World War and briefly served as a Merchant Mariner. He is survived by his wife, the former Edith Drake, Beaver Bank and Waverley; sons, Fred (Mary), Halifax; Gary (Sally), Hammonds Plains; Glenn (Angie), Sherwood Park, Alta.; Scott (Judy), Beaver Bank; daughter, Cathy (Levi), Belleoram, Nfld.; grandchildren, Melanie, David, Michelle, Ryan, Jennifer, Brett, Gregory; great-granddaughters, Morgan, Madison, Josie. He was predeceased by sister, Lillian MacLeod. No visitation by request. Service will be held 11 a.m. Friday in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 527 Sackville Dr., Sackville, Rev. Arthur Cuzner officiating. Interment to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. A small reception to take place at 19 Morell Court, Kingswood Subdivision, Hammonds Plains. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Goodfellows Club of Halifax.


Weatherbee, Emily May
In Wilmington, July 23, 2002
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Wife of the late Basil L. Weatherbee. Dear mother of Louise Smith of Sarasota, FL, Dorothy Irwin and her husband William of Wilmington, Beatrice Randell and her husband Vernon of Hampstead, NH, Donald Weatherbee and his wife Marilyn of Moultonboro, NH, and Robert Weatherbee and his wife Mary of Moultonboro, NH, and the late William Weatherbee. Beloved grandmother of 25 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Sister of the late Dorothy Clarke, Beatrice Clarke, Alfred, Augustus and Herbert Clarke of Nfld, Canada. Funeral (Memorial) Service on Monday, July 29, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 173 Church St., Wilmington, (Rt. 62). Relatives and friends invited. Contributions in her memory may be made to the First Baptist Church, Wilmington.
Published in the Boston Globe from [Sat.,] 7/27/2002 - [Sunday,] 7/28/2002.


WENTZELL, Mae Leah
Monday, July 22, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
WENTZELL, Mae Leah - 77, Halifax
, passed away July 18, 2002, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born September 14, 1923, in Heart's Delight, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Emma Legge (Heart's Delight). Mae was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her husband of over 50 years, Irving Edward Wentzell; son, Gregory Edward Wentzell and his wife and her two grandchildren. Mae was a kindly, gentle woman who always worked diligently and generously gave of her time and attention to others. She will never be forgotten for her strength of character and sense of humour. Mae had four other sisters and four brothers, Hilda Wamboldt of Dartmouth; Arthur Legge of Halifax; Joe Legge of Cornerbrook, Nfld. Mae was predeceased by George and Hubert Legge (both of Heart's Delight); Jane Brenton (of Halifax); Bessie Critch (of Cavendish, Nfld.); Clara Pasha (of Harbour Grace, Nfld.). Cremation has taken place. In keeping with the family's wishes there will be no visitation. A memorial service for Mae will be held at the family's gravesite in Oakridge Memorial Gardens,1078 Old Sackville Rd., 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27. For those wishing, flowers may be sent to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax or preferably donations may be made to Lung Association of Nova Scotia.


WICKS, Mary
Wednesday, July 17, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
WICKS, Mary - 80, Lower Sackville
, went to be with her Lord, July 15, 2002, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Templeman, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Elsie Bemister. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Mary was a kind and gentle person and was always willing to share her love and compassion with all who were part of her life and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Surviving are her loving husband, Cyril; daughter, Valerie (Joe) Walsh, Ontario; sons, Marshall (Vanessa), New York; Fred (Heather), Quebec; Lewis (Beverly), Lower Sackville; Barry (Anna), Halifax; Wade (Carol), Port Hawkesbury; brother, Chesley, Ontario; sisters, Emma Larkin, Jose Marino, both of Ontario; Elizabeth Winsor, St. John's, Nfld.; grandchildren, Rachyl, Rebecca, Jeremy, Susanna, Shanna, Danielle, Holly, Aurie, Derek, Julie; great-grandson, Bradon. She was predeceased by brothers, Wilfred, Harry, Elmore, Jimmy, Alfred; sisters, Greta, Nellie, Emma. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday and funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Sackville. Interment will take place in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations to QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


YOUNG, Elaine Constance
Tuesday, July 9, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
YOUNG, Elaine Constance
- 80, Lunenburg, died Sunday, July 7, 2002, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in St. John's, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Doris (Martin) Sparks. In her earlier years, she had worked at National Sea Products Ltd., Lunenburg, for a number of years. She and her husband, Ronald, resided in Prince Rupert, B.C. for 25 years and after his death, Elaine returned to the area and lived in Lunenburg. She was a member of Central United Church, Lunenburg. She is survived by daughter, Beverly and her husband John Graven, Blockhouse; brother, Tom Sparks, St. John's, Nfld.; grandchildren, Jamie and his wife Nicole, Clearland; Stephanie Graven and companion Jeff Eisnor, Lake Echo; great-grandchild, Kylee. She was predeceased by her husband, Ronald; son, Kenneth; several brothers and a sister. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. 3, Lunenburg, Rev. Grace Caines-Corkum officiating. Interment will be at a later date. No flowers by family request, memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.
www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca

 

 

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