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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
September 2002

 

BENNETT, Emily Joan
Wednesday, September 25, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
BENNETT, Emily Joan
- 4, Cole Harbour, passed away September 22, 2002, in IWK Health Centre, Halifax. Born in Regina, Sask., she was a daughter of Peter and Maureen Bennett. Although Emily had many medical problems in her brief life she was a ray of sunshine to all those who were blessed to have met her and a constant source of pride and joy to her family.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered. "Sleep well little one, till be meet again". Our lives were truly blessed in your short time in our arms.

Surviving are sister, Madeline age three; grandparents, Beatrice Gorman, St. John's, Nfld.; Raymond and Joan Bennett, Mount Pearl, Nfld.; many, many other relatives and family friends. Emily was predeceased by her identical twin sister, Claire Beatrice (age three days) and her grandfather, Vernon Gorman. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 1-6 p.m. today, memorial service 11 a.m. Thursday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Interment at a later date. Donations in Emily's memory may be made to Canadian Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome (SADS) Foundation, 15-6400 Mill Creek Dr., Suite 314, Mississauga, ON L5N 3E7. On-line condolences at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


BIRD, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Monday, September 9, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
BIRD, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
- 90, Ocean View Manor, Eastern Passage, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2002, in the manor. Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., he was a son of the late Thomas and Maude (Keeping) Bird. He was a veteran of the Second World War and retired from the Department of National Defense. He is survived by brothers, Clayton, Rose Blanche, Nfld.; Cyril, Neil's Harbour, Cape Breton; granddaughters, April Mitsch, Washington; Kerri Dayton, New York; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Florence (Moors) Morrisey; daughter, Alice Dayton; stepdaughter, Delores Wood; stepsons, Donald, Ralph, Gerald and William Morrisey; sister, Mary Burton; his twin brother, William; brothers, Frank, Raymond and Lewis; stepsister, Doris Strickland. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Graveside service to take place in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association. On-line condolences may be made to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


BRISBOIS, John Wellington
Monday, September 9, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
BRISBOIS, John Wellington
- 75, Coldbrook, Kings Co., passed away Saturday, September 7, 2002, at home. Born in East York, Ont., he was a son of the late Alex and Gladys Brisbois. He worked with Maple Leaf Flour Mills for 42 years as a traveling salesman and a supervisor. He is survived by his wife, the former Carrie Worthman; sons, Jason (Ruth), Edmonton, Alta.; Jeff (Jessica), Musquodoboit Harbour; John (Jennifer), Toronto, Ont.; stepsons, John (June) Morecombe, St. John's, Nfld.; Barry (Diana) Morecombe, St. John's, Nfld.; brother, Elgin (Gladys), Ontario; two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Joy; brother, Alex. There will be no visitation or funeral service by family request. Burial will take place in Newfoundland at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Annapolis Valley Victorian Order of Nurses. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville.


FORD, Winnifred
Monday, September 9, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
FORD, Winnifred
- A resident of Northside Community Guest Home, formerly of Sydney Mines, died September 7, 2002, at the residence. Born in Bonavista, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Benjamine and Agnes (Sexton) Ford, and was a member of Trinity Anglican Church. The last surviving member of her immediate family, she is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Edith MacLean Mercer, Mae Abbott, Maude Kohlman; brothers, George, Bert, Fred, Walter and her friend, Alex Bulley. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday in Trinity Anglican Church, Rev. Peter Rafuse officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery.


FRANCIS, Isabelle
Saturday, September 7, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
FRANCIS, Isabelle
- Halifax, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2002, in Armview Estates. Born in Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Hollett. She is survived by son, Charles William, Halifax. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Ambrose; two infant sons. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, where funeral service will be held 9 a.m. Monday. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.


HICKMAN (Miller), Jessie Margaret
Monday, September 9, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
HICKMAN (Miller), Jessie Margaret
- 93. Beloved Mom, Grammy and G.G. passed away peacefully September 6, 2002, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, from a sudden illness. Born in Newfoundland, July 29, 1909, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Ellen (Wells) Miller. She resided in Sydney. Deeply family oriented, Jessie took great pride in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. An avid games player, she taught three generations the art of cribbage. Jessie will be fondly remembered for her generosity, warm hospitality, great sense of humour and ability to laugh at herself. She was an active participant in The Dusty Sneakers elderobics group at the YMCA into her nineties. A strong swimmer and regular walker, she enjoyed painting, bowling and playing catch. She taught us to be thankful to God for everything we have. She is survived by her son, Carl and wife Agnes (Cox) Hickman, Sydney; daughter, Irene and husband Byron Reid, Halifax; grandchildren, Carl and Greg Hickman, David, Peter and Cheryl Reid; great-grandchildren, Andrew, Rebekah and Simon Reid. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Alvin; son, Robert; grandson, Allan Hickman. Cremation has taken place. Burial will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens at a later date. Donations may be made to a charity choice.


HODDER, Andrew R. "Andy"
Wednesday, September 18, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
HODDER, Andrew R. "Andy"
- 84, Melrose Avenue, Fairview, died peacefully in the VG Site, QEII, Tuesday, September 17, 2002. Born in Marystown, Nfld., Andy was a son of the late Fred and Sarah Hodder. Andy grew up in Fairview and after high school went to work for the National Fish Company on the Halifax waterfront. He had a passion for radio and graduated from the Eastern Radio School, Halifax. During the Second World War, he served with the Merchant Marine until 1945, when he joined the Department of Transport. He served as a radio operator at Resolution Island in Canada's North for 16 months. Andy helped operate a weather station to navigate ships entering Hudson Bay. He had several postings on Sable Island. He retired in 1976. His passion for radio led him to being a ham operator, VE1BV, skills that lasted his lifetime and his involvement in the Swiss Air disaster. He was a member of the Halifax Amateur Radio Club and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. He delighted in teaching his extended family and friends proficiency in sending their names in Morse Code. Andy gave many years of volunteer service in HMS Acadia, Canadian Red Cross Society, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 142, Fairview. He was a faithful and active life member of St. John's Parish, Fairview.

Surviving are his loving wife of 64 years, Lillian "Lilly" Hodder, Fairview; son, Randall and his wife Joy, Fall River; granddaughter, Deborah and her husband Dean; great-grandson, Nicklas, Windsor; step-grandchildren, Gerald (Lynn), Jason (Sophie), Stacey; step-great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Connor, Reiley, Olivia; brothers, George, Roy, Donald. Andy was predeceased by sisters, Ester "Etta", Ethel; brother, David; granddaughters, Sheri, Kimberly-Ann. A Requiem Eucharist celebrating Andy's life will be held 2 p.m. Friday, September 20, in St. John's Anglican Church, Dutch Village Road, The Rev. Marian Burns celebrant, assisted by Father Robert Coote, Mahone Bay. Friends are warmly invited to a reception in the church following the Eucharist for greeting and refreshments. Private family interment of cremated remains will be in St. John's Columbarium, Fairview. No flowers please. Memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Red Cross Society, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. On-line condolences may be sent to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


KEATS, Francis
Sunday, September 15, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
KEATS, Francis
- 90, New Germany, Lunenburg Co., formerly of Grand Falls and Windsor, Nfld., passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 11, 2002, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. He was born in Newman's Cove, Nfld., and moved to Grand Falls and Windsor in his younger years where he took up employment with the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Co. (A&D Pulp & Paper Co.), later known as Abitibi Price until his retirement. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying gardening, picking berries, hunting, fishing and rabbit snaring. After his wife predeceased him several years ago, he moved to New Germany where he resided with his daughter and her husband. Francis enjoyed the country setting and many friends he had in New Germany. He also had a great affection for animals and in particular his cat.

Surviving are daughter, Linda (Dale) Veinot, New Germany; brothers, Cyril (Ursula) Keats, Revelstoke, BC; Bert (Dorothy) Keats, Newman's Cove, Nfld.; sisters, Annie (Raymond) Baker, Newman's Cove, Nfld; Dorothy Bannister, Grand Falls, Nfld.; granddaughters, Ann (James) Barnes, Orlando, Fla; Dawn (Adrian) Hearn, Truro; great-grandson, Benjamin Hearn. He was predeceased by his wife, Gladys Marie (Poole); brothers, James, Grand Falls/Windsor; John, Newman's Cove, Nfld. Arrangements under the direction of Sweeny's Funeral Home, 4895 Route 10, New Germany. Visitation will be in Central Funeral Homes, Grand Falls, Nfld. Funeral will be held at the Memorial United Church, Rev. Helen Ford officiating. Burial will follow in the Interfaith Cemetery, Grand Falls, Nfld. Donations may be made to the New Germany and Area Medical Center. On-line condolences may be made to: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com


KIRBY, Chesley Walter
Tuesday, September 17, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
KIRBY, Chesley Walter
- 83, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2002, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Burin, Nfld., he was a son of the late William and Elizabeth Kirby. He retired from National Sea Products after 35 years of service. Surviving are his wife, Violet; sons, Edward, Frederick, Barry and Robert; daughter, Mary Raymond; son-in-law, Martin Raymond; daughters-in-law, Judy and Fran; grandchildren, Charla, Kerri, Michael and Belinda; great-grandchildren, Mike, Megan, Karli and Alissa. We will love you and miss you forever Dad. Cremation has taken place. A private service for family and close friends will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.


LARKIN, Lillian Beatrice
Friday, September 20, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
LARKIN, Lillian Beatrice
- 75, Fall River, formerly of Fairview, passed away September 18, 2002, in the VG Site, QEII. She was born in Port Aux Basque, Nfld. Lillian was formerly employed by Dalhousie University in the janitorial staff department for 24 years. She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Fairview. She is survived by daughter, Florence (Peter) Trimble, Ontario; brother, Morgan Anderson, Spryfield; sister, Elizabeth, Newfoundland; grandchildren, Carolyn, Justine, Gail, Lorena, Joseph; six great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Ellsworth Larkin; daughter, Linda Larkin. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Marian Burns officiating. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


LEBLANC, Esther Jane
Tuesday, September 10, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
LEBLANC, Esther Jane
- 69, Pinegrove Drive, Spryfield, passed away September 8, 2002, in the Palliative Care Unit, V.G. Site, QEII. Born in Garnish, Nfld, she was a daughter of the late Steven and Tryphena (Anstey) Cluett. She was a member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church and was employed with Sears for 10 years as a clerk and office worker. She is survived by her husband, Patrick LeBlanc; son, Stephen (Karen), Herring Cove; daughters, Beth, Spryfield; Sheila (Mrs. Mark Olson), Timberlea; Linda (Mrs. Roger Conrad), Spryfield; Stephanie (Howard), Waverley; Tricia, Halifax; Anna, Halifax; sisters, Sylvia Ann Moulton, Claudia Moulton, both of Halifax; grandchildren, Jeramie (son, Tray), Jackie, Kenny, Belinda (daughter, Taylor), Daniel, Adam, Patrick, Ryan, Jennifer, Haley, Michael, Mitchell. Visitation today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, followed by cremation. Funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Father John Mills officiating, assisted by Rev. Marion Burns. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII.


MacKAY, Lorna Lee
Monday, September 16, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
MacKAY, Lorna Lee
- 79, Halifax, died Saturday, September 14, 2002, at home, after a brief illness. Born in St. Catharines, Ont., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Maher) Hall. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Although born in Ontario, Lorna grew up in Codroy Valley, Nfld. Lorna loved to paint and garden, and appreciated the beauty of the natural world. She was a kind, gentle soul who will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Surviving are daughters, Laurie Anne Ernest, Lethbridge, Alta.; Karen Lee MacKay (Tom Terry), Dartmouth; Wendy Diane (Murdock) Rodgers, Sussex, N.B.; Marjorie Ellen MacKay, Halifax; sisters, Pauline Hall, Toronto; Janice Fortin, Quebec; Jean Rumbolt, Newfoundland; Joan Warnock, United States; grandchildren, Rick, Wendy, Joshua, Ainslie, Ellen and Michael; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Laurie Vincent; daughter, Lorna Jean Peters; brothers, Steven, Thomas; sister, Ona Blank. The remains are resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., where visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Rockingham United Church, Rev. Allan Darby officiating, assisted by staff associate Gloria Churchill. A reception will follow the service in the church hall. Burial to follow in Watson Cemetery, Truro. Donations may be made to Metro Food Bank.


McNEIL (Forward), John Francis
Thursday, September 12, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
McNEIL (Forward), John Francis
- 75, River John, died Saturday, September 7, 2002, in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche. Born in Carbonear, Nfld., he was a son of the late Henry F. and Christena (McNeil) Forward. He was a trucker and bus driver. He is survived by his daughters, Evelyn (Jim), Glace Bay; June (Terry), Saint John, N.B.; son, Alexander, Sudbury, Ont.; brother, Henry (Elaine), River John; sisters, Faye (Joe) Howell, Glace Bay; Elizabeth (George) Budge, Glace Bay; several grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy; companion of many years, Jean Holmes; sister, Annie; son, Robert in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. Friday in MacLeods Funeral Home, River John, where memorial service will be held 8 p.m. Friday, Rev. Jeannette Fleischer officiating. Ashes will be scattered in Glace Bay.


O'CONNELL, Gladys
Tuesday, September 10, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
O'CONNELL, Gladys
- 80, Baccaro, Shelburne Co., died September 8, 2002, in Roseway Hospital, Shelburne. Born in Bonavista, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Levi and Annie (Tremblet) Keel. She was a member of the Port LaTour United Baptist Church, and was a long-time member of the Canadian Red Cross. She is survived by her husband, Minard Arthur; daughter, Laura (Stanley) Kelley, Baccaro; brother, Alexander, St. Catharines, Ont.; granddaughters, Annie (Mrs. Toby Perry), North West Harbour; Lorie (Mark) Nearing, Barrington; great-grandchildren, Cody, Chelsea, Jarrett, Jordan. She was predeceased by brother, George; sisters, Laura (Eric) Cooper, Phobae Keel. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Barrington, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel, Rev. Robie Atkinson officiating. Burial in Woodside Cemetery, Port LaTour. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Port LaTour United Baptist Church.


PARSONS, Julia Mildred
Wednesday, September 25, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
PARSONS, Julia Mildred
- 94, Fairview Villa, Halifax, formerly of Kentville, Kings Co., passed away Monday, September 23, 2002, in the villa. Born in Botwood, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Alice (Foote) Manuel. Together with her husband she lived most of her life in Corner Brook, Nfld., until the time of his retirement, when they moved to Nova Scotia. She was active in the Anglican Church in both Corner Brook and Kentville, where she was a member of the St. James Anglican Church Women. She was a loving homemaker and enjoyed gardening.

She is survived by sons, Phillip, Hamilton, Ont.; David (Alleen), Bedford; sister, Doris Douglas, San Leandro, Calif.; grandchildren, Stephen (Alice), Michael (Fiona), Natalie; great-grandson, Daniel. She was predeceased by her husband, Cyril; son, Bernard; four sisters and five brothers. Visitation will be 2 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 3 p.m. Thursday, September 26, both in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Canon Cal McMillan officiating. Burial will take place in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings Co. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or St. James Anglican Church, Kentville. The family would like to express sincere appreciation to the many staff and caregivers at Fairview Villa for providing exceptional support and care for Julia's comfort during her stay.


PETLEY, Henry Noble
Sunday, September 15, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
PETLEY, Henry Noble
- 70, Curling, Nfld., passed away September 11, 2002. He was a son of the late Nobel and Myrtle (Abbott) Petley. He was an accomplised electrician who ran his own business for several years in Corner Brook and later with an array of companies that began with RCA Victor of Toronto and ended his career with Atlantic Gypsum as chief electrical engineer. This afforded his life style of adventure and travel. Henry was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors. His favorite pastime was painting and crafts which are treasured by friends, family and patrons. Surviving are brothers, Don, Clifford, Monty, Bruce; sisters, Connie, Lorraine, Hazel, Bess; stepchildren, Michael (Karen), Billy (Aileen), Pat (Gary), Karen (Greg), Debbie (Andrew), Krista (Steve); children, Roddy (Jen), Karla (Tom), Lori (Rob), Adam (Tanya); 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his wife, Neta G. (Payne); brother, Bud. A memorial service will take place at a later date with interment of ashes in Humber River, Nfld. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lung Association of Nova Scotia.


PIKE, Joseph Roy
Wednesday, September 11, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
PIKE, Joseph Roy
- 62, Myers Point, formerly of Dartmouth, died August 2002, at home. Born in Port Saunders, Nfld., November 17, 1939, he was a son of the late Roy and Florence (Billard) Pike. Prior to working as an industrial electrician at C.F.B. Halifax Dockyard, he served as a crew member on arctic supply vessels. He restored and built boats at his property in Jeddore and enjoyed time on the water. He will be sadly missed by his daughter, Michelle; sisters, Eudora MacInnis, Yvonne Haggett; brothers, Albert, James; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by wife, Lynn Doucette; brothers, Ignatius, Gordon. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, September 13, in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Interment in Mount Herman Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


SAUNDERS, Olive Elsie Frances "Ollie"
Monday, September 23, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
SAUNDERS, Olive Elsie Frances "Ollie"
- 75, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully September 22, 2002, at home with her family by her side. Born June 2, 1927, in Glovertown, Nfld., she was the eldest daughter of the late Andrew and Gladys Holloway. She is survived by her children, Lorraine (Garrett) Moss, Fall River; Donna (Tony) Feltham, Porters Lake; Gary (Karen) Saunders, LakeEcho; sister, May (Gary) Heathman, Glovertown, Nfld.; brother, Benjamin (Pheobe) Holloway, Toronto, Ont.; godchild, Nellie "Lee" Grant, Porters Lake; grandchildren, Christopher, Jason, Chad, Danielle, Adam, Michael; great-grandchild, Joshua. She was predeceased by sisters, Nellie Lush, Jane Shankles; brothers, Eli, Edward, Charlie and Andrew. Visitation 2-4 p.m. today in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Burial 2 p.m. Friday in Glovertown Salvation Army Cemetery, Nfld., Capt. Marvin and Vera Youden officiating. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. almattatall@funeralscanada.com


SIBLEY, Irene
Friday, September 20, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
SIBLEY, Irene
- 92, North Sydney, died September 18, 2002, in Northside Community Guest Home. Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late William and Frances Julia (Bird) Hatcher. Surviving are son, Eric (Doris); daughter, Joyce (Herman) O'Connell; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, George; granddaughter, Hope; grandson, Darren; an infant grandchild; sisters, Elizabeth, Alma, Florence, Louise, Hilda; brothers, Thomas, William, James, Alex, Wilson. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in W. J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral 2:30 p.m. Saturday in St. John The Baptist Anglican Church, Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery.


STEVENS, Wayne William
Tuesday, September 24, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
STEVENS, Wayne William
- 44, Lantz, passed away suddenly September 20, 2002, in a tragic motor vehicle accident. Born in St. John's, Nfld., he was a son of the late Lorne Stevens and Shirley (Cormier) Stevens, Halifax. Wayne was previously employed by Halifax Dockyards. Surviving are brother, Brian Stevens, Halifax; stepsons, Kenny and Brian; stepdaughter, Tammy Christopher. Funeral arrangements entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Homes Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, with visiting 7-9 p.m. today and where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Jeanne Henneberry officiating. Burial in Gates of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


WADMAN, Nina
Thursday, September 26, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
WADMAN, Nina
- 78, Glace Bay, died September 23, 2002, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late William and Keziah (Taylor) Burt. Surviving are sons, Joe (Doreen) Hatcher, Inverness; Wade (Marlene) Wadman, Salt Springs; Gerald (Debbi) Wadman, Glace Bay; Donnie Wadman and Sheldon Wadman, both of Sydney; brother, James (Hilda) Burt, St. John's, Nfld.; sister, Cassie (Fabian) Brushett, Glace Bay; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by husbands, Joseph Hatcher and Robert Wadman; brother, Clyde (Catherine) Burt; daughter, Carol in infancy; grandson, Bobbie Wadman. Funeral will be 11 a.m. today in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay.


WHALEN, Michael Joseph
Friday, September 13, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
WHALEN, Michael Joseph
- 91, Sydney, died September 12, 2002. Born in Holyrood, Nfld., he was a son of the late Patrick and Mary Frances (Targett) Whalen. Surviving are daughter, Louise; son, Michael (Irene); sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Gushue, Mrs. Mary Smith, Mrs. Josephine Wall; brother, Edward (Cassie); grandchildren, Michael (Donna), Stephen (Debbie); great-grand-daughter, Michelle; five step-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Mabel; brother, Patrick, brother, David and sister, Annie, both in infancy. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T. W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Theresa's Church, Father Angus MacDougall officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Donations to any charity.


YOUNG, Vanessa Ann
Wednesday, September 4, 2002
The Halifax Herald Limited
YOUNG, Vanessa Ann
- 40, Bridgewater, Lunenburg Co., died August 31, 2002, at home. Born in Stephenville, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Florence Young. Surviving are her former husband, Hugh Jesso; daughters, Jennifer Young (Dion), Kentville; Angela Jesso, Annapolis Royal; grandchildren, Austin, Dylan and Ethan. There will be no visitation in the funeral home by request. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Bridgewater, Father Michael Walsh officiating. Interment will be 2 p.m. in Holy Cross Cemetery, Coldbrook. Flowers will be accepted. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Arrangements have been entrusted to R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville.

 

 

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