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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
December 2003

 

BROWN, Earl Hugh
Saturday, December 20, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
BROWN, Earl Hugh
- 83, Ellershouse, passed away in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, on Friday, December 19, 2003. Born in Ellershouse, he was the son of the late Al and Mary (Swinamer) Brown. Earl was a woodsworker in Hants County for more than 20 years, and a carpenter in Halifax and Hants County for another 30 years. Earl served his country in the Second World War from 1942-1945. He enjoyed card playing. "If there's a deck of cards, I'm on the other end", he would always say.

He is survived by sons, Tom, Ellershouse; Earl, Toronto; Gerald (Shelley), Courtenay, B.C.; Donald (Valerie), Ellershouse; Cecil, Revelstoke, B.C., and Tony (Doreen), Grande Prairie, Alta.; daughters, Bernice Carr (Donald), Ellershouse, and Rose Hatchard (Harlen), Courtenay, B.C.; stepdaughter, Audrey (Gerald) Hinks, Toronto; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Elsie Benedict, Mount Uniacke; Dorothy (Millage) Patton, Ellershouse; Ruth Boutilier, Brookfield; brother, Robert, Windsor; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Savory, Port Aux Basques, NL; son, John. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday with Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 9 holding their Legion service Sunday at 7 p.m., funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, all in Lohnes-Beazley Family Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor, Rev. Cindy Kerr officiating. Burial in Oakhill Cemetery, Ellershouse. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Palliative Care Unit, Hants Community Hospital. Private condolences may also be sent on-line at: www.familycare.ca


CLEMO, Margaret Jane
Wednesday, December 31, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
CLEMO, Margaret Jane
- 87, Oakville, Ont., passed away peacefully, Tuesday, December 23, 2003, in West Oak Village. Born in Boxey, NL, she was the daughter of the late Abraham and Bessie (Skinner) Miles. She is survived by her sons, Cyril, Mission B.C.; Mark, Halifax; daughter, Winona Harris, Burlington, Ont.; brothers, Chelsea and Warren, both of Halifax; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas M. Clemo and brother, Frederick Miles. Cremation has taken place. A private family memorial will be held at a later date in Thorold Cemetery, Thorold, Ont. Donations may be made in her memory to Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society.


DRAKE, John Charles "Jack" "Pa"
Wednesday, December 17, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
DRAKE, John Charles "Jack" "Pa"
- 79, Halifax, passed away December 16, 2003, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Lila Cove, NL, he was a son of the late John and Ellen Drake. He was a Captain of the Cape Flo, and an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving are his long-time companion of 47 years, Helen Hazeldine; sons, Barton John, Evan George; stepdaughters, Rev. Janet Hatt, London, Ont.; Sharon (Allen) Boucher, Halifax; Donna Hazeldine, Halifax. He loved all of his children especially his 86 foster children, two still at home, Timothy Woodyer and Derek Slaunwhite. He dearly loved his 10 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, George, Marion Bridge; Mick, Dartmouth; sister, Dot Mills, Sydney; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, George, Bill, Charles, Lawrence; special father-in-law, Evan Velcoff. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, where funeral will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Rev. Janet Hatt officiating. Burial will take place in St. John's Cemetery. Donations may be made to Halifax Special Olympics.


GREEN, Thomas
Friday, December 5, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
GREEN, Thomas
- 76, North Sydney, died December 3, 2003, in Northside General Hospital. Born in English Harbour, NL, he was a son of the late John and Ester (Barnes) Green. Surviving are sons, Bill, Tom, Wayne, Karl, Brian, Jason; daughters, Linda Larade, Elaine Apestiguy; brothers, Ronald, Lewis; sister, Ella; special companion, Elizabeth Jessome; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen (Hines); brothers, Angus, Roy, Jim; sister, Frances. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral service 3 p.m. Saturday in St. John The Baptist Anglican Church, Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Simm Family Fund.


HOUNSELL, Llewellyn "Lew", CD
Wednesday, December 31, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
HOUNSELL, Llewellyn "Lew", CD
- 77, Cow Bay, Eastern Passage, passed away December 29, 2003, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born February 9, 1926, in Pound Cove, Bonavista Bay, NL, he was a son of the late Richard Thomas and Mary Ann (Easton). In his younger years Lew worked in the woods with his horse "Jackson". He joined the Royal Canadian Navy as a steward in 1949. He served on numerous ships and was based on both coasts for 25 years. He retired from the Navy in 1974. On October 27, 1951, Lew married the love of his life, Dorothy Miller. In 1967 he received the Centennial medal. He was a very active member in his church, St. Peter's, Eastern Passage, and Christ Church, Cow Bay, as a lay reader, warden and he was also a very recognized voice in the choir. He was a carpenter by trade working on and building various projects. He also served as President of the Navy League and Sea Cadets of Canada. He enjoyed deep sea fishing or fishing on the bank. Lew took great pleasure in going to the beach just to watch the waves with his wife. He enjoyed singing whether it was a hymn or song and he was not shy about how loud he would sing. He would keep you up half the night playing his favorite games. He also enjoyed rowing out to the beach in his row boat or dory. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. He loved to travel to Newfoundland; he looked forward to these vacations. This was a time he could spend with his brothers, sisters, and the ones he loved.

Llewellyn is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Dorothy Miller; daughters, Mary (Loman) Ayer, Shelburne; Eleanor (James) Crozier, Wilmot; stepson, Johnny (Wendy) Miller, River Hebert; sons, Thomas (Marilyn), David (Darlene), Wayne (Rose), Melvin (Darlene), all of Dartmouth; Edgar (Ron), Halifax; Alexander "Sandy" (Brenda), River Hebert; Garnet (Carole), Dartmouth; Walter "Max" (Raquel), Kingston, Ont. He is also survived by 23 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews; sisters, Minnie Janes, Newfoundland; Eleanor (Fred) Nichols, Ontario; brothers, Wilmore (Agnes), Walton; Ellis (Blanche), Solomon (Verna), Edgar, Thomas "Tom", all of Newfoundland. He was predeceased by son, George; brothers, Baden Powel, Eli, Melvin; stepmother, Irene (Perry); brother-in-law, Wilberforce "Walter" Janes. Special thanks to Respite Care Angela and Gina also to the nurses and staff of 4 west, 3 west, Dartmouth General Hospital. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home. Funeral Saturday, January 3, 2 p.m. in St. Peter's, Eastern Passage, Rev. John Ferguson officiating. Burial to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, St. Peter's Church, Eastern Passage or Dartmouth Navy League of Canada. On-line condolences may be sent to: 1065@alderwoods.com


HOWELL, Albert Whitfield
Monday, December 22, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
HOWELL, Albert Whitfield
- 84, Halifax, passed away peacefully December 19, 2003, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, following a long battle with cancer. Born in Pound Cove, NL, he was a son of the late John and Matilda (Vincient) Howell. Albert spent his early years fishing off the coast of Labrador. He served in the Merchant Navy form 1939-1945, and was awarded medals for his service. Albert then worked as an able seaman on numerous ships and visited many wonderful ports, both here in Canada and abroad. He worked at HMCS Dockyard in yard craft from 1951 until his retirement in 1983.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Vida; daughter, Dianne; son, David; three grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; two nieces. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He will be sadly missed but not forgotten by family members and loved ones. Cremation has taken place. A private committal service will be held in Last Post Columbarium in Fairview Cemetery, Rev. Mark Buell officiating. No visitation or flowers by request. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of choice.


KINSMAN, David Boyd
Tuesday, December 16, 2003    The Halifax Herald Limited
KINSMAN, David Boyd
- 67, New Minas, formerly of Halifax, passed away peacefully Friday, December 12, 2003, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in St. John's, NL, he was a son of the late Frank and Phenie Kinsman. David worked in marketing and advertising for many years in Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and later with TRA in Middleton. He recently retired from the Alcohol and Gaming Authority in Dartmouth. He was a volunteer for the Red Cross in New Minas and Coldbrook areas.

He will be sadly missed by his wife and family. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Diane B. (Carmichael); father to Blair (Pam), Guelph, Ont.; Lynn Power and Gayle (Colin) McNab, all of Winnipeg, Man.; brother to Allister (Mildred), St. John's, NL; stepfather to Ken Smiley, New Minas; Wayne (Francine) Smiley, Moncton; Alex Smiley, Halifax; seven grandchildren; six step-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, Bruce; sister, Elaine Savage. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 17, in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, Rev. David Slauenwhite officiating. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Flowers gratefully accepted. Expressions of sympathy via e-mail to: lindsayfunerals@ns.aliantzinc.ca

A special thank you goes to Dr. Laurie Wood, Cancer Centre; Dr. Adam Filipowicz, Dr. Hisler, nurses of the VON and Valley Regional Hospital for all of the kindness and care given to David.

My Darling David - The tears that fell from your eyes when I held you and said goodbye and said, "go to sleep now and rest will be in your heart forever." I will always love you - Diane


MORAN, Eliza "Lollie"
Saturday, December 13, 2003    The Halifax Herald Limited
MORAN, Eliza "Lollie"
- 77, Halifax, passed away December 11, 2003, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Burgeo, NL, she was a daughter of the late Edward Cunningham and Maud Northcott. She learned her trade of sewing slip covers from Mrs. Peitts. Lollie worked for many years for Wickwire Upholstery, until she started her own business. She worked for many years creating beautiful slip covers for Eaton's and Simpson Sears customers, as well as private customers. Lollie loved to bowl.

She was a kind and loving person, who will be missed greatly. She is survived by her husband, Edward; daughter, Wanda Burke, Halifax; sister, Lena (John) Milligan, Falmouth; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Ralph, Jimmy, Edward; sister, Mildred Dominey. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, December 15, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Interment in Middleton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian National Institute for the Blind. On-line condolences may be e-mail to: 1016@alderwoods.com


O'TOOLE, Margaret Marie
Wednesday, December 24, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
O'TOOLE, Margaret Marie
- 61, Bridgewater, passed away Monday, December 22, 2003, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Burin, NL, she was a daughter of the late Augustine and Cecilia (Synard) Byrne. Surviving are her husband, Edward; sons, Brendan (Marjorie), Bridgewater; Terrance, Lunenburg; Colin (Madelyn), Pine Grove; Leslie (Denise), Oakville, Ont.; Edward (Susan), Bridgewater; Tyrone (Tammy), Saint John, N.B.; 12 grandchildren; brothers, Dominic (Ada) Byrne, Rupert (Patsy) Byrne, all of Paradise, NL. There will be no visitation in the funeral home by request. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, December 27, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Bridgewater, Father Michael Walsh officiating. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association or Psoriasis Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, where on-line condolences may be made at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.co


PARKE, Emily Maria
Tuesday, December 2, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
PARKE, Emily Maria
- 80, Bridgewater, passed away November 29, 2003, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Hermitage Bay, NL, she was a daughter of the late George and Maria Ann (Simms) Dowding. She is survived by her husband, Donald; daughter, Debbie Phillips, Bridgewater; grandsons, Robert, Ryan and Cory; sister, Edna Greenough, Dartmouth. She was predeceased by brother, Hubert; sister, Blanche. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11 a.m. both in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater. Burial will follow in Sunny Valley Cemetery, Centre. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, Christmas Daddies or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com


SCOTT, George Stanley
Saturday, December 6, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
SCOTT, George Stanley
- 64, Centreville, Kings Co., formerly of Coldbrook, Kings Co., passed away Friday, December 5, 2003, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Corner Brook, NL, he was a son of the late Fred and Leona (Lemoine) Scott. He had been employed with Canada Packers for several years. He enjoyed playing the guitar and especially enjoyed fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Mazie Harris, Centreville; sons, Andrew, Port Williams, Kings Co.; Jamie, Chipman Corner, Kings Co.; sisters, Gertrude (John) Kelly, Sydney Mines; Lil "Theresa", Jean, Janet, Maureen, Edie, Mary, Debbie, Madelyn Scott, North Sydney; brothers, Raymond (Mickey), Bridgetown, Annapolis Co.; Tom (Carolyn), Halifax; Fred, Ontario; Dennis, North Sydney; grandchildren, Joey, Michelle, Jeremy, Gregory, Samantha, Damien and Andrew; great-grandson, Thorin; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by daughters, Barbara and Cathy; sons, Frankie, Joey and George Jr.; one brother in infancy; grandchildren, Amanda, Tracey and Devin. No visitation by family request. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, December 8, in W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Father Craig Christenson 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 Canadian Cancer Society, Annapolis Valley Victorian Order of Nurses or Valley Regional Hospital-Medical Unit. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.


STACEY, Julian
Friday, December 5, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
STACEY, Julian
- 54, Hammonds Plains, passed away December 3, 2003, in the VG Site, QEII, after a courageous struggle with cancer. Born in Point May, NL, he was a son of the late William and Rita (Hennebury) Stacey. Julian moved to Nova Scotia in 1969. For the last eight and half years he was co-owner of Turner and Stacey Fire Protection. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was an avid gardener. Julian was known among his family and friends for his sharp wit and sense of humour.

Surviving are his wife, Betty (Smith); son, Chris; daughter, Jaclyn; brothers, Gabriel (Shirley), Halifax; Russell (Lee), Albert (Wilma), Dominic, Pius (Carol), all of Marystown, NL; sisters, Marguerite Rogers, St. John's, NL; Magdalen (Norm) Hamen, Marystown, NL; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Stanley and Aidan; nephew, Aidan. Visitation will be held at 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Donations may be made to The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. On-line condolences may be made to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


TRASK, Charles Walter
Tuesday, December 30, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
TRASK, Charles Walter
- 76, Bridgetown, formerly of Middleton, passed on peacefully into the Spirit World, Sunday, December 28, 2003, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Grand Falls, NL, November 8, 1927, he was a son of the late Charles (Baker) Trask (Elliston, NL) and Amelia Ann (Pelley) Trask (Exploits Island, NL). Educated in Grand Falls, Charlie retired to Middleton in 1976 after a successful business career in Newfoundland and Labrador. Charlie had been a resident of Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown, for the past two years. He served with the Royal Newfoundland Engineers Infantry Division during the Korean War. He also served on various organizations in Newfoundland and was a life member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and a lifelong, devoted member of the Liberal Party of Canada.

Charlie shall be remembered for not only sharing with his people, but for his love for animals as well. He is survived by his former wife, Mary Francis Goodyear, Newfoundland; sons, Christopher Paul, Margaretsville; Carl Peter (Chief Ardy born with 3 thumbs), Sissiboo, Digby Co.; Charles Jr., Oshawa, Ont.; daughter, Constance Patricia, Nova Scotia; brother, William Trask, Cannings Cove, NL; sister, Edna Bradley, Jamaica and Florida; sister-in-law, Loretta Trask, Grand Falls, NL; Marie (Melvin) Ploughman, Windsor, NL; grandchildren, Bronwen, Carmen, Carson, Kelina Megan, Zachary, Harold, Jared, Samantha and Max Trask; nephew, Roy Trask, Toronto; also loyal friend and colleague, Floyd Benjamin, Lawrencetown. Charlie was predeceased by son, Craig Patrick; brothers, Heber and Ralph; sister, Gertrude Hawley. No flowers as per Charlie's request. Donations to the Micmac Benevolent Society, P.O. Box 1738, Truro, NS, B2N 5Z5. Cremation has taken place. Private memorial will be held in memory of the man who got things done, for Charlie will be remembered as the "chief of all chiefs!" as he provided generously for his people. On-line condolences to: roopfh@ns.sympatico.ca


VATERS (Mitchell), Christina Marie
Monday, December 8, 2003    The Halifax Herald Limited
VATERS (Mitchell), Christina Marie
- 63, passed away suddenly Saturday, December 6, 2003, at home in Terence Bay. Born in Marystown, NL, she was a daughter of the late Cornelius and Elizabeth (Power) Mitchell. Chris was an avid gardener and craftsperson for much of her life. She also enjoyed fishing, cooking and a crowd of family and friends around her kitchen table.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Walter; son, Walter James "Wally", Tatamagouche; daughters, Darlene (Mrs. Louis Slaunwhite), Gail (Mrs. Darrell Hopkinson), both of Hatchet Lake; Kelly (Chad Vieth), Halifax, and Frances, at home; grandchildren, Antonio Verde "Tony", Ronald "R.J." Daniels, Tyler Creelman, all at home; Daniel and Ryan Slaunwhite, Devin and Chelsea Hopkinson, all of Hatchet Lake; brothers, William (Rhoda), Dartmouth; Ignatius, Newfoundland; sisters, Ann (Mrs. John Tobin), Theresa (Mrs. Randall Pike), Lydia (Mrs. Elam King), and Elizabeth (Mrs. John Nolan), all of Newfoundland; numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by daughter, Yvonne and sister, Mary (Mrs. Kevin Slaunwhite) (both of Terence Bay). Resting in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral mass will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Terence Bay. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

 

 

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