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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
April 2003

 

BALLARD, Edward Leo
Friday, April 25, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
BALLARD, Edward Leo - 58
, Dartmouth, a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away suddenly at home on April 20, 2003. Born October 1, 1944, in Stephenville, NL, Edward is survived by his wife, Jessie (Felix); sons, Pernell, Keith, Darren, Craig, Ryan; daughter, Gwen; 11 grandchildren; brothers, Francis and Jim; sisters, Marina, Rose, and Marie. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Alice and Leo Ballard; sisters, Cathy and Josephine, and by Pat, Diane, Betty and Winnie. Funeral mass 10 a.m. today in Pope John XXIII Church, Father Patrick Cosgrove officiating. Interment to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Anyone wishing to make a donation can do so to the Edward Ballard Memorial Fund at CIBC, 959 Cole Harbour Rd., Dartmouth. On-line condolences at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


BERANGER, Amelia Dunford
Thursday, April 24, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
BERANGER, Amelia Dunford - 86
, Halifax, passed away April 23, 2003, in Saint Vincent's Guest House. Born in Grand Bank, NL, she was the daughter of the late Corbett and Edith (Lucas) White. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Charles; daughters, Gail (Mrs. Eugene Medeiros), Mary and Sharon, all of Halifax; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sons, Gerald and Paul. She was the last surviving member of her family. Cremation has taken place. A private memorial service will be held 9:30 a.m. Friday in Saint Vincent's Guest House, Father Albert Cosgrove officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements are entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. On-line condolences may be sent at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


BLACKWOOD, Robert George
Monday, April 28, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
BLACKWOOD, Robert George - 50
, Hammonds Plains, passed away April 25, 2003. Born in St. John's, NL, he was a son of Eliza (Barbour) and the late Baxter Gordon Blackwood. Robert was a loving father, grandfather and husband. He was a loving man to all he knew. He worked for Farmers Dairy Home Delivery for several years. Surviving are his wife of 28 years, Rosanne; daughter, Tina (Shaun) DeCoste; son, Paul; siblings, Molly (Ray) Montrey, Betty (Jim) Donald, June (Peter) Grimes, Patricia (George) Green, Beryl (Bas) Worthman, William (Joan) Blackwood, Wayne (Valerie) Blackwood, Gerald (Darlene) Blackwood, James (Carol) Blackwood, Susan (Brendan) Dunfee; granddaughter, Maya, the joy of his life; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Baxter and David. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation. On-line condolences at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


CLEVELAND, Laura May
Tuesday, April 22, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
CLEVELAND, Laura May - 75
, Indian Harbour, passed away April 20, 2003, in Parkstone Home for Special Care, Halifax. Born in Grand Bank, NL, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Rosetta Pryor. She is survived by her husband, Keith; a number of nieces and nephews. Family will receive visitors 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, both in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, 13549 Highway 333, Tantallon, Rev. Jim Forbes officiating. Burial to follow in William Black Memorial Cemetery, Glen Margaret. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be made at: www.rawalker.ca


FISHER (Rees), Hazel
Friday, April 18, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
FISHER (Rees), Hazel
- Passed away Thursday, April 17, 2003, in Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, NL. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Waterman) Rees (Bell Island, NL), and the last surviving member of their family. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick "Fred" Fisher; granddaughter, Florence (Fisher) Saunders. Leaving to mourn daughter, Joan and husband Bruce Cunningham, Dartmouth; sons, Kevin and wife Marie, Chilliwack, B.C.; Raymond and wife Esther, St. John's, NL; ten grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Bertha Crocker; special friends, Daphne and Lloyd Rees; many nieces and nephews. Resting in Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd., with visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service to take place in Anglican Cathedral on Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Anglican Cathedral.


HOLLETT, Ernest Sr.
Tuesday, April 8, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
HOLLETT, Ernest Sr. - 86
, Upper East Green Harbour, died April 7, 2003, in Roseway Manor, Sandy Point. Born in Burin, NL, he was a son of the late Charles and Laura (Foote) Hollett. As a member of the Lockeport Lions Club he received the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. He was a council member of Holy Cross Anglican Church. He was a veteran of the Second World War as a leading seamen of the Royal Canadian Navy. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 80 and was an avid volunteer. Surviving are sons, Ernest Jr. (Marlene), Windsor; Ronald (Betty), Trenton, Ont.; John (Marie), Ottawa; David, Lockeport; brothers, Fred, St. Lawrence, NL; Harry, Burin, NL; Eli (Joyce), Lockeport; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Jessie (Kearley); sons, Charles and Peter; brothers, Bill and Sam; sisters, Blanche and Violet. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Lockeport, with Legion service at 6:30 p.m. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in Holy Cross Anglican Church, Lockeport, Rev. Eldie Richard officiating. Burial in Lockeport Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Cross Anglican Church.


KEARNEY, Frances Anne
Friday, April 18, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
KEARNEY, Frances Anne - 87
, Dartmouth, previously of Timberlea, passed away April 16, 2003, in Ocean View Manor. Born March 9, 1916, on Belle Island, NL, she was a daughter of the late Anne and Richard Kent. She was a homemaker and always loved family get-togethers. She was the wife of the late Augustas "Gus" Kearney; loving mother of daughter, Maureen (Bernard) MacDonald, Dartmouth; son, Robert Kearney, Halifax; grandchildren, Shawn, Troy, Chad, Katie, Nicole, Shane, and Megan; great-grandchildren, Evan, Ryan, and Lauren. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Father Irek Bem officiating. Burial will be in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, with a reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Reception Centre. A special thanks to her friend, Jean Chapman, for her kindness and also a special thank you to the nurses and staff of the third floor of Ocean View Manor for their special care and kindness. On-line condolences may be made to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


MacKENZIE, Michael B.
Wednesday, April 9, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
MacKENZIE, Michael B. - 87
, Christmas Island, formerly of Dartmouth and Corner Brook, NL, died April 8, 2003, in MacGillivary Guest Home, Sydney. Born on Christmas Island, he was a son of the late Joseph Neil and Sarah Agatha (Bryden) MacKenzie. Surviving are wife, Jean (Merlin); daughters, Betty (Jim) Mercer, Heather (Brian) Kane; sons, Leonard, Paul (Wendy), Peter (Christine); nine grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Marie MacLellan; brother, Joseph N. He was predeceased by seven siblings. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday with funeral 11 a.m. Friday, both in St. Barra Church, Christmas Island, Rev. C. Donovan officiating. Interment will take place in the parish cemetery. On-line condolences to: twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


MOORE Augustus Sr.
Wednesday, April 16, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
MOORE Augustus Sr. - 84
, Hantsport, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2003, in Haliburton Place, Windsor. He was born in Bareneed, Conception Bay, NL and was a son of the late William and Hagar (Boone) Moore. Augustus worked at Minas Basin Pulp & Power in Hantsport for several years. He was a member of St. James United Church in Hantsport. Augustus is survived by his daughters, Phyllis and husband Carlton "Duckie" Schofield, Hantsport; Carolyn and husband Cyril Vaughan, Greenwich; sons, Doug (Marilyn), Kentville; Augustus Moore Jr. (Charlotte), Hantsport; eight grandchildren and 15 great grand-children; brother, Gordon, Hantsport; sisters, Daisy (Malcolm) Patterson, Hantsport; Bertha (Geoff) Morgan, Ontario; also several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Dorothy Rose Wilcox; a daughter; two sons; brother, Fred; sister, Gladys. Cremation has taken place. Visitation took place 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Lohnes~Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor. Public graveside service in Riverbank Cemetery 2 p.m. today, Rev. Glennis Smith officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Haliburton Place c/o Hants Community Hospital. Personal messages of condolence may also be made via the internet at: www.familycare.ca


MOORE, Dorothy
Monday, April 28, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
MOORE, Dorothy - 78
, Lawrencetown, passed away peacefully April 25, 2003. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Jesse (House) Mason. Although Dorothy had Multiple Sclerosis, she loved life and always had a smile on her face. She was an inspiration to all those who knew her, she was a lady to the end. She will be sadly missed by those who knew her. Surviving are sons, Frank, Lawrencetown; Ted (Sharon), Bedford; David (Cathy), St. John's; sister, Rita, St. John's; grandchildren, Bonnie, Tressa, Heidi; great-grandchildren, Frank, Hanna, Charlotte, and Henrietta. She was predeceased by her husband, David; brothers, Arthur and Cecil. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations in Dorothy's memory may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division. A special thank you to the doctors and nurses at Dartmouth General Hospital, especially to the staff on the 3rd floor and the ICU. On-line condolences at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


O'REILLY, Anne
July 30, 1912-April 26, 2003
Monday, April 28, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited

Passed away peacefully in the Transitional Unit, VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Birstall, England, she was the daughter of the late Stead and Emma (Crompton) Hopkinson. Anne is survived by nephews, Bill (Maureen) Laforet, New Jersey; Richard Laforet, California; Doug Turner, Dartmouth; Jack (Bernice) Turner, Waverley; Bill (Sue) Turner, Winnipeg; nieces, Eileen (George) Kiriazidis, Montreal; Dorothy Turner, Sackville. Anne was predeceased by her husband, Aloysius O'Reilly (St George's, NL); brother, Horace, England; Evelyn, New Jersey. Crem April 30, in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, corner of Robie and Normandy streets, Halifax, Father Gilbert Bertrand, O.M.I. officiating. A private ceremony for the interment of ashes will be held at a later date in St George's, NL. In lieu of flowers, donations in Anne's name to Lung Association of Nova Scotia or any charity.


ROSE, Calvin
Thursday, April 24, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
ROSE, Calvin - 73
, New Waterford, died April 22, 2003. Born in Ochre Pit Cove, NL, he was a son of the late William and Lillian (Kennedy) Rose. Surviving are companion, Louise Muise; daughter, Diane Rose; sons, Albert (Selena), Glenn, Daren, Dougie (Jan), Allen; sister, Stella Cunningham; brother, Bob (Tina); several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Betty (Ash); brother, Melvin; son, William Henry in infancy. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in Calvin United Church, Rev. Eric Lynk officiating. Burial in Union Grove Cemetery at a later date. Donations to any charity. basilr@vjmcgillivray.com


SPICER, Rebecca May
Wednesday, April 2, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
SPICER, Rebecca May
- Halifax, went to be with her Lord, Tuesday, April 1, 2003. Born in Little Harbour, East Fortune Bay, NL, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Mahalah (Scott) Grandy. She moved with her parents as a child to Bellenam and received her education there. After leaving school, she moved to Port aux Basques for employment and later to North Sydney, Cape Breton, where she met and married her husband of 58 years. She moved to Halifax, followed by her husband. In Halifax, she was employed for 10 years with General Foods and 15 years for National Sea Products. She was a faithful member of Faith Tabernacle Church for over 50 years. She served as a choir member, Sunday school teacher, president of Women's Ministries, president of senior's Christian fellowship and also an active member in visitation and church ministries. She is survived by her youngest sister, Violet Corkum; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, George; brothers, Tom, William, Harold, Wilfred, John Samuel; sisters, Lucy and Emily. Visitation will 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in Faith Tabernacle Church, Pastor Bob Wright officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. E-mail condolences to: snow@funeralscanada.com


SPURRELL, Edmund James
Thursday, April 24, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
SPURRELL, Edmund James - 91
, Blockhouse, Lunenburg Co., died April 22, 2003, in Harbour View Haven Home For Special Care, Lunenburg. Born in Cuckolds Cove, Trinity District, NL, he was a son of the late Stephen and Eleanor (Hunt) Spurrell. Edmund was a minister with Emmanuel Fellowship in New Brunswick for over 50 years. He pastored churches in Liverpool, Amherst, Dalhousie, N.B., New Bandin, N.B., and Berwick. He loved woodworking and his specialty was making violins. Surviving are his sons, Wayne (Martha), Pennsylvania; Milton (Joan), Blockhouse; brother, Walter, Victoria, B.C.; grandchildren, Jimmy, Johnny and Amanda Spurrell, Pamela Bergeron; seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mildred Parker; brothers, Hayward, Sydney; sister, Lena. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Friday, funeral service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, both in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville, Rev. Jack Hooper officiating. Burial in Garden of Rest Cemetery, Blockhouse. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.


VEINOTT (Drake), Edith Elynda
Saturday, April 5, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
VEINOTT (Drake), Edith Elynda - 74
, recently of Beaver Bank, formerly of Waverley, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2003, in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born July 31, 1928, in Belleoram, Fortune Bay, NL, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Winnifred (Savoury) Drake. A woman who was greatly loved and respected is survived by her sons, Fred (Mary), Halifax; Gary (Sally), Hammonds Plains; Glen (Angie), Sherwood Park, Alta.; Scott (Judy), Beaver Bank; daughter, Cathy Savoury (Levi), Belleoram, NL; her precious grandchildren, Melanie, David, Michelle, Ryan, Jennifer, Brett and Gregory; her angelic great-granddaughters, Morgan, Madison, Josie and Camden; brothers, Mick (Marion), Victoria, B.C.; Alan (Mary Bernadette), L'Ardoise, Cape Breton; John (Dulcie), Belleoram, NL; Stanley (Hilda), Chester; sisters, Gertrude Keefe, Antigonish; Jean Poole (Jim), Florida/Belleoram; Marion Kearley (Jack), St. John's, NL; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Frederick A. Veinott; infant sister, Viney; eldest brother, Levi; brother-in-law, Harry Keefe. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, April 7, in T. K. Barnard Funeral Home, 527 Sackville Dr., Sackville. Interment to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Sackville. Reception to follow at 19 Morall Crt., Kingswood Subdivision, Hammonds Plains. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.

 

 

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