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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
Jume 2003

 

BANGAY (Billard), Cora
Wednesday, June 4, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
BANGAY (Billard), Cora - 90
, Halifax, passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2003, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Burgeo, NL, she was a daughter of the late John and Susie Billard. During her working years she was employed as a florist at Rosedale Nursery, Pilchers Flowers and the Orchid Flower Shop, until her retirement in 1977. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughters, Joan Vivian Crossman and Nancy Ann Pauzé; son, Robert Henry Bangay. She was predeceased by her husband, Floyd; sisters, Ruby Poole, Mae Beuree; brothers, Christopher, Benjamin, Ambrose. The family will receive friends 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, June 6. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity would be greatly appreciated. On-line condolences to: snow@funeralscanada.com


BRIAND (Hollett), Juliana
Sunday, June 8, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
BRIAND (Hollett), Juliana - 51
, Lower Sackville, passed away June 7, 2003, in VG Site, Palliative Care Unit, QEII, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Burin, NL, she was a daughter of Mildred (Brown) Hollett and the late Wallace Raymond Hollett. Julie was a pharmacy technician for many years in Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, having most recently worked at Lawtons-Sobey's. Julie had a love for music, walking and gardening. Her smile made her loved by everyone who knew her.

Surviving are her husband of 29 years, Ed; daughter, Krista; son, Tyler, both at home; brother, Harvey, Bloomfield, NL; sisters, Faye, Gander, NL; Effie, Creston North, NL; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Leroy. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Monday, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, where memorial service to celebrate the life of Juliana will take place 1 p.m. Tuesday. Interment will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens, followed by a reception in the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Palliative Care, VG Site, QEII. Special thanks to neighbours at Ryans Ridge subdivision for their kindness and generosity during Julie's illness and also the staff of the Palliative Care Unit , VG Site, QEII, for their compassion and professionalism. On-line condolences may be made to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


BURTON-RYAN, Reginald Egder "Reg"
Monday, June 30, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
BURTON-RYAN, Reginald Egder "Reg" - 64
, Port Williams, Kings Co., passed away Saturday, June 28, 2003, at home. Born in Robert's Arm, NL, he was a son of the late Bernard and Josephine (Burton) Ryan. He had been employed with the Canadian Armed Forces retiring after 23 years. He was later employed as a Regional Wildlife officer in Newfoundland, retiring in 1993, due to injury. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He enjoyed woodcarving, fishing, boating, walking in the woods and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Beatrice Toews; daughters, Maria (Myles) Gibson, Edmonton, Alta.; Josephine (Randy) Short, Beaumont, NL; sons, Aron (Sandra), Wolfville; Patrick (Perry), Oakland, Calif.; sisters, Christine (Bob) Giles, British Columbia; Rexean (Charles) Reeves, Robert's Arm; Lillian (Cecil) Roberts, Triton, NL; brothers, Bill (Lynda) and Hughie (Patsy), all of Robert's Arm; Roy (Dorothy), Labrador City; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by foster son, Freeman; sisters in infancy, Gladys and Phyllis. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, with a Royal Canadian Legion tribute service at 7 p.m., both in W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kentville, Father Larry Pitcher officiating. Burial will take place in Chipman Corner Cemetery, Chipman Corner, Kings Co. Donations in memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.


DOMENIE (Barter), Susanna Grandy
Wednesday, June 25, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
DOMENIE (Barter), Susanna Grandy - 89
, Halifax, passed away peacefully June 23, 2003, in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in Cul-de-Sac, NL, she was a daughter of Minnie (Spencer) and Tom Barter. Susanna was a lifetime member of St. Mark's ACW and other church organizations. She was the last surviving member of her family. After leaving Newfoundland, as a teenager, she spent the remainder of her life in Halifax. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was kind, generous, great sense of humor and a great friend to all. Surviving are sons, Calvin (Peggy), St. John's, NL; Tom (Sheilah), Ketch Harbour; Don (Jenny), Fredericton, N.B.; grandchildren, Terry (Angie), Susan (Bruce), James, Janelle Scott and Nathan; great-grandchildren, Jenna, Emily and Phillip. She was predeceased by her husband, Capt. Randell Domenie; brothers, Roy and Percival Barter; granddaughter, Heather Anne Domenie. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, June 26, in St. Mark's Anglican Church, Russell Street, Rev. James Purchase and Rev. Liz Earley officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mark's Church Building Fund.


ELLSWORTH, Eva
Tuesday, June 10, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
ELLSWORTH, Eva - 98
, passed away peacefully Monday, June 9, 2003, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Ramea, NL, she was a daughter of the late Morgan and Elizabeth (Sibley) Giles. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, "great mother" and friend. Her extended family included many of her borders and adopted children, Baxter and Doris Crocker. During her early life, she was employed as a plant worker for John Penny and Sons, Fish Merchants in Ramea. She moved to Halifax in her late teens, where she worked as a domestic servant. Many were the beneficiaries of her accomplished handcrafts, knitting, crocheting, sewing and needlepoint. Eva was a dedicated member of Anglican Faith and served in the Women's Auxiliary at St. Paul's Church, St. Mark's Church and St. Phillip's Church in Halifax. For the past several years she attended St. Andrew's Church in Timberlea.

She is survived by her daughter, Frances (David) Campbell, Timberlea; son, Samuel (Dale) Elsworth, Bridgewater; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Jim (Sadie) Giles, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Frank; brothers, Morgan in infancy, Uriah "Roy", John "Jack", Doug and Jesse; sisters, Agnes, Sarah "Sadie", Jane, Stella, Mary, Suzanne in infancy. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Cruikshank's Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 12, in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Timberlea, Rev. Ann Bersky and Rev. Judie Lafford officiating. No flowers at Eva's request. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Timberlea. On-line condolences may be sent to: cruikshanks@funeralscanada.com


HALLEY, Leonard J., MD, DFC
Thursday, June 26, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
HALLEY, Leonard J., MD, DFC - 89
, Shad Bay, Halifax Co., passed away June 24, 2003, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax. Born in Petty Harbour, NL, August 4, 1913, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Furey) Halley. Leonard interrupted his medical studies to join the R.A.F. during the Second World War, where he achieved the rank of Flight Lieutenant with the 115 Bomber Squadron in England. He was awarded the distinguished Flying Cross in 1943, for his role as a pilot flying an RAF Lancaster over Germany. After the War, he completed his medical studies at the University of Dublin, Ireland and practised medicine in Ireland, England and then returned to Canada in 1959 where he established a practice in Halifax and later in Shad Bay until he retired. He is survived by daughters, Sharon Marryatt (Bruce), and children Sean and Crystal, Shad Bay; Marie Halley, Shad Bay, sons, Joseph Halley (Judy), and their son Christopher, Cole Harbour; Kerry Halley (Fran), and children Peter and Mary, Shad Bay; Leonard Halley, Shad Bay; John Halley (Rose), and their son Brendan, Dartmouth; Leonard Halley-Brewer, Australia; brother, William Halley, New Jersey. He was predeceased by his loving wife and best friend, Mary (Hodge); his sisters, Eileen, Gertrude and Josephine; brother, John. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, where visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 27. A memorial service will be held in St. Joseph's Church, Shad Bay, Saturday June 28, at 12 p.m. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Shad Bay. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. Leonard will be sadly missed but never forgotten. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: snow@funeralscanada.com
"The song has ended but the melody lingers on."
[Holy Cross Cemetery, Shad Bay is on-line]


HEALE (Gardner), Phyllis
Monday, June 16, 2003    The Halifax Herald Limited
HEALE (Gardner), Phyllis - 91
, passed away peacefully in St. Patrick's Mercy Home, Saturday, June 14, 2003. She was predeceased by her husband, William "Bill"; sister, Mary; brothers, Paddy and Jim. Left to mourn are her loving and thankful children, Father David, Parish Priest, Gander; Judy (Carl) Thompson, St. John's; Patricia Dauphinee, Halifax; Don (Alice), Ottawa; Jim (Sharon), Mount Pearl; grandchildren, Chris, Karen (Ron St. Croix), Ian Thompson, Mike and Matthew Dauphinee, William "Bill" and Suzanne Heale, Lisa, Joanne and Tony Heale; sister-in-law, Gert Gardiner; brother-in-law, Donald Heale. Also leaving to mourn are many nephews and nieces of the Gardner, Murphy and Heale families, especially Ted (Gerri) Gardiner, Bernice and Charlie Heale. Resting in Caul's Funeral Home, Lemarchant Road, St. John's, NL, with visitation 2-5, 7-10 p.m. today. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, June 17, at 11 a.m. in Mary Queen of Peace, Torbay Road. Interment to follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick's Mercy Home.


HODDER, Vincent MacKay
Thursday, June 26, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
HODDER, Vincent MacKay - 76
, beloved husband of Marguerite, died peacefully at home, in Dartmouth, June 25, 2003. Born in Harbour Breton, NL, he was a son of the late Lionel and Effie Hodder. Surviving are his wife, Marguerite (Cooper), Dartmouth; daughters, Linda Daley (Kelly) and Alison Bezanson (Mark); grandchildren, Darcy and Jeremy; sister, Jessie Toope; brothers, Roy and Lindsay, Newfoundland; nieces and nephews, Newfoundland. He was predeceased by sisters, Princeline and Pritzline; brothers, Victor and Charles (Newfoundland). Vincent trained as a teacher at Memorial University and taught school for a number of years in Newfoundland. Later, he received his B.Sc. from McGill University and his M.Sc. from Memorial University. He was employed by the Fisheries Research Board, St. John's and the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO), Dartmouth. As a community volunteer, he was a member of the Ostomy Association of Nova Scotia, also a past member of Dartmouth and Wanderer's Lawn Bowling Clubs, and an avid bridge player. A private family memorial service will be held Friday, June 27, Rev. William Shepperd officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


KRISTJANSSON, Elizabeth Florence
Wednesday, June 4, 2003    The Halifax Herald Limited
KRISTJANSSON, Elizabeth Florence - 91
, Halifax, passed away in St. Vincent's Guest House, June 2, 2003. Born in Heart's Delight, NL, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Muriel Snow. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are son, Ralph (Peggy), Sackville; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Bjarni; daughter, Johanna; son, Erik. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Private family interment in St. John's Cemetery, Halifax at a later date. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.


MacDONALD, Gertrude
Saturday, June 21, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
MacDONALD, Gertrude - 85
, New Waterford. It is with noted sadness and regret that we announce the passing of Gertrude MacDonald Thursday, June 19, 2003, in New Waterford Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Gertrude was a resident of Maple Hill Manor and a former resident of Connor Street, New Waterford. Born in Searston, Codroy Valley, NL, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Mildred (White) O'Quinn. She was a member of the New Waterford Pensioners Club, and a member of St. Agnes Church. Gertrude loved to cook, bake bread, play cards and knit. She enjoyed music, and loved to visit her beloved birthplace in Newfoundland. Most of all she loved to spend time with her family and friends.

She is survived by daughter, Joan (Neil) MacKenzie, Lorraine (Bob) Kervin, Diane (Dan Hugh) McLellan and Mary Poirier, all of New Waterford; Margie (Gary) Lemmond, Barrie, Ont.; Debbie (Dave) Jessop, Halifax; Dale (Glen) MacDonald, Scarborough, Ont.; sons, Eddie (Mary Lou), Leitches Creek; Jed (Beth), Toronto; Ronnie, Brantford, Ont.; Gary (Sheila), Gordie (Julie), David, all of Barrie; special grandson, Bill Kervin, Japan. She will be sadly missed by her 27 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild. Gertrude is survived by sisters, Annie Smith, Westmount; Margaret Britstone, Toronto; brother, Robert (Pauline) O'Quinn, New Waterford; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Allan D. MacDonald; son, Roderick Alexander; sisters, Rita Gardiner, Mary Campbell, Elizabeth Ryan, Theresa Brewer, Bertha O'Quinn; brothers, Lawrence, Joe, John. Visiting was held Friday in McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, 902-862-7500. Funeral mass will be celebrated 2 p.m. today in St. Agnes Church, New Waterford, Father Bill Rankin officiating. Interment to follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in Gertrude's name to Maple Hill Manor. On-line condolences will be forwarded to the family at: mclellanbrothers@ns.sympatico.ca


MacLEOD, Roletta Evelyn
Wednesday, June 11, 2003    The Halifax Herald Limited
MacLEOD, Roletta Evelyn
- Columbia Street, Sydney, passed away Monday, June 9, 2003, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born April 4, 1912, in Channel-Port-Aux-Basques, NL, she was a daughter of the late Minnie Bertha Poole and Gower Bruce Bragg and the wife of the late Paul Alexander MacLeod. Evelyn spent her early years in Channel, NL, before moving to Sydney in 1929. Over the years, she was active in many organizations, such as the Central School Home and School Association, First United Church UCW, Hardwood Hill Cemetery Auxiliary and the Ann Martin Auxiliary of Sydney City Hospital. Evelyn was a Past Noble Grand of Martha Rebekah Lodge, Sydney.

Surviving are daughters, Joan Fiander, Sydney; Deanna, Cornwallis; son, Paul (Diane), Sydney; sisters, Melida (Donnie) MacDonald, Sydney; Ada (Cyril) Walsh, Sardis, B.C.; Ruth (David) Quirk, Birch Cove; grandchildren, Paula Fiander, Victoria, B.C.; Bradley (Colleen) Fiander, New Glasgow; Alanna MacIntyre, Gloucester Point; Virginia and Ainsley, Teagan and Iain MacLeod, Sydney; great-grandsons, Benjamin Avery and Breton and Cameron Fiander, as well as many nieces and nephews. Evelyn was predeceased by her husband, Paul in 1984; brothers, Russell, Nathan, Nelson and Arthur; sisters, Yvonne Fiander-Doyle, Helen Leyman and Annie in childhood. A wonderful and loving mother and grandmother, Evelyn will be remembered as a kind, generous and caring individual by all whose lives she touched. She will also be missed by special, close friends, Ann Penny and Rita Dean. The late Evelyn MacLeod will have visitation in Sydney Memorial Chapel 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Thursday in First United Church, Whitney Avenue, Sydney, Rev. Doug Pilsworth officiating. At a later date, a private family interment will take place in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. By request, family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to First United Church, Cape Breton Hospital Foundation (MRI) Fund or Cancer Treatment Centre. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


MAYO, Ladona May Tricket
Thursday, June 5, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
MAYO, Ladona May Tricket - 85
, Lunenburg, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at home. Born in Collins Cove, NL, she was a daughter of the late George and Emily (Hobin) Moulton. Mrs. Mayo's life was centered around her love for her family and her faith in God. In her earlier years she was very active in The Salvation Army Church, and then later was a devoted member of Central United Church, Lunenburg. At Central United, she was an elder, former Clerk of Session, former Sunday school superintendent and teacher, a member of the Mary Gormley Unit of the U.C.W. and on many occasions was called upon to be a lay reader and to preach. She was Chaplain of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxilary, Branch No. 23, Lunenburg. Along with her husband Gordon, they operated for 25 years G.S. Mayo General Store, First Peninsula and she could always be found behind the counter, giving a helping hand to another customer.

Mrs. Mayo will be fondly remembered by everyone who knew her, and will be greatly missed by all her family. She is survived by her daughter, Dona and husband Robert Cormier, Middle Sackville; sons, Capt. Robert and wife Jamesie, Lunenburg; Calvin and wife Sylvie, Bridgewater; Cyril and wife Patricia, West Northfield; Capt. Kevin and wife Wendy, First Peninsula; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Grace (Leonard) Inkpen, Westmount; Hazel "Kaye" (Richard) Inkpen, Fairview; Jessie Mitchell, Fall River; brothers, George (Sadie) Moulton, Lower Sackville; Fred (Myrtle) Moulton, Toronto. She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon; brothers, Clyde and Richard. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy. 3, Lunenburg, with visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held 4 p.m. Friday in Central United Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Grace Caines-Corkum officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Flowers from the immediate family only, memorial donations may be made to Central United Church. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca


McKEOWN (Ryan), Cathy
Tuesday, June 3, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
McKEOWN (Ryan), Cathy - 37
, Halifax, passed away Monday, June 2, 2003, in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. Born in St. John's, NL, she was a daughter of Gordon Ryan and Catherine (Hall) Hodder. Cathy Ryan was a talented artist who was loved by everyone who knew her. Besides her parents, she is survived by her husband, John; sisters, Joanne and Sandy; brother, Gordie; paternal grandmother, Aileen Ryan, maternal grandmother, Catherine Hall, all of St. John's, NL; several nieces, nephews, the girls and her many special friends. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, where a service celebrating Cathy's life will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday. Memorial donations to Cathy McKeown Memorial Fund, at any branch of the Bank of Nova Scotia. A memorial benefit will be held Saturday, June 7, at The Velvet Olive, Halifax, with a silent auction starting at 7 p.m. On-line condolences: snow@funeralscanada.com


PEARCE, Marion "Miriam"
Tuesday, June 24, 2003    The Halifax Herald Limited
PEARCE, Marion "Miriam" - 93
, Albro Lake Road, Dartmouth. It is with deep sorrow and regret that the family announce the passing of Marion Pearce on June 22, 2003. She died very peacefully at her home in Dartmouth, where she had resided since 1945. Marion was born May 17, 1910, in Collier's Cove (Trinity Bay), NL, and was a daughter of the late William J. and Julia (Smith) Thorne. She was the loving wife of the late Walter Pearce who died in 1961, leaving her with a young family. She is survived by her daughters, Marguerite (Vincent) DeWolfe, Edna (Walter) Middleton, Louise (Bill) MacDonald and sons, Bruce (Anne) and Allan, all of Dartmouth; stepson, Malcolm (Ida) Pearce, St. Mary's River; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by daughters, Irene in infancy and Phyllis (John) Middleton. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family being predeceased by brothers and sisters, Sarah Coash, Emma in infancy, George, William, Joseph, Joanna Williams, Irene Rideout, Eugene, Aaron, May Pretty, Selina DeWolfe, Wm. Stanley, and Harry.

Marion was married to Walter Pearce in 1930 and lived in Musgrave Harbour, NL for 15 years prior to moving to Dartmouth. She and her late husband Walter operated a canteen on Albro Lake Road, known as "Pearce's Canteen". After his death, Marion took in boarders to provide financially for her family. She always treated her boarders as if they were one of her own and they all respected and cared for her. Her heart and home were always open and everyone was made welcome. She was always active in her church, The Salvation Army, a member of League of Mercy for over 50 years, the Ladies Home League, and a soldier for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren very much. She also enjoyed knitting, gardening and traveling. She knitted most of her life and provided her family with all their woolen socks and mittens. Marion was a hard worker and always tried to be friendly, loving and kind to everyone she met. She was always willing to provide a listening ear and a caring heart. She will be greatly missed by all her friends, especially Amelia Wilson, Dartmouth. The body is resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth with visitation this evening from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, June 26, in The Salvation Army Community Church, 171 Pleasant St., Dartmouth, Captain Sandra Stokes officiating. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, 767 Main St., Dartmouth. Reception to follow. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
May she always rest peacefully in the arms of Jesus


PENNELL, David J.
Sunday, June 1, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
PENNELL, David J.
- Passed away suddenly and peacefully in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax, May 27, 2003. David J. Pennell of Halifax, formerly of Trepassey, NL, age 40 years. Leaving to mourn are his beloved daughter, Michelle; proud parents, Joseph and Catherine; brother, Daniel (Erica); sisters, Deborah (Robert Munroe), Cindy (Ed Goff), Darlene (Henry Frampton), Tina (Mike Gualdieri); a large circle of relatives and friends. He proudly served his country for 20 years as a communicator, first with the Signals Regiment in Kingston, Ont., and several other postings across the country, four United Nation Tours and was awarded the Armed Forces Canadian Decoration. His remains are resting in Trespassey Funeral Home where visitation was held Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31. Funeral mass will be held 11:30 a.m. today in Holy Redeemer Church, Trespassey. Interment in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.


SHEAVES, Sidney Wilfred
Tuesday, June 24, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
SHEAVES, Sidney Wilfred - 68
, Northwood Centre, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2003, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Port Aux Basque, NL, he was a son of the late Albert and Florence (Gillam) Sheaves. He was an active member of the Fairview Royal Canadian Legion. Surviving are his wife, Jeanie Johnston; daughter, Christian; two sisters; six brothers. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. No funeral service. Burial will be held at a later date.


STRATTON (Barnes), Violet May "Vi"
Wednesday, June 18, 2003     The Halifax Herald Limited
STRATTON (Barnes), Violet May "Vi" - 75
, passed away peacefully Monday, June 16, 2003, in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, Halifax, surrounded by family and friends. Born in NL, February 14, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (Noble) Barnes. Vi will be remembered for her kindness, sense of humor and fun-loving spirit. She enjoyed playing cards and bingo in the company of her many beloved friends. Vi touched many hearts and brought a smile to all in her presence. Vi is survived by children, Edward (Glennis) Barnes, Ontario; Linda (Jim) Hunt, Dartmouth; Monty (Judy), Lake Echo; Gary (Cathy), Alberta; Brent (Michelle), Fall River; brother, Norman Barnes, Alberta; sister, Beatrice Penny, Newfoundland; eight grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold; sisters, Irene, Ethel; brothers, Joseph and Royburn. Vi will be missed dearly by her family and friends. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. David LeBlanc officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


SULLIVAN (Gruchy), Eleanor Florence "Nell"
Tuesday, June 3, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
SULLIVAN (Gruchy), Eleanor Florence "Nell" - 89, St. John's, NL
, originally of Pouch Cove, passed away in Agnes Pratt Home, St. John's, Sunday, June 1, 2003. She was predeceased by her husband, Cecil. Left with loving memories are sons, Graham (Dorothy), Beaver Bank; Owen (Angela), St. John's; brothers, Lex (Jean) and Hunter (Irene); sister-in-law, Doris Gruchy, Pouch Cove; stepmother, Hilda Pardy, St. John's; grandchildren, Rhonda (Jimmy Chapman), Beaver Bank; Gary (Nathalie), Ottawa; Annette (Steve Awalt), Beaver Bank; Lynn (Jo Mark Zurel), St. John's; Lori (Jim Greene), Ottawa; Cheryl (Jeff Critch), St. John's; great-grandchildren, Jamie Lynn Chapman, Beaver Bank; Alyssa Sullivan, Ottawa; Kenneth Awalt, Beaver Bank; Heather, Michael and David Zurel, St. John's; Katherine and Graham Greene, Ottawa; Erin Critch, St. John's. Also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting in Carnell's Funeral Home, Freshwater Road, funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, in All Saints Anglican Church, Pouch Cove. Interment to follow in Pouch Cove Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society or Canadian Cancer Society.


WALSH, Michael Howard
Friday, June 6, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
WALSH, Michael Howard - 50
, Dartmouth, died May 31, 2003, in a car accident, in Norris Arm, NL. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Howard and Joan Walsh, Cornwallis. He was a well respected salesman for Zep Canada, and a former employee of G.H. Wood. He was past president and an active member of the Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia. He was a freelance photographer for many years and his clients included Scotia Speed World and the Maritime Old Time Fiddling Contest. He was past president of the Dartmouth Branch of the Navy League of Canada and vice-president of Maritime Affairs for the Nova Scotia Mainland Division. He operated the Nova Scotia International Tattoo Cast Canteen and organized a photo club for cadets aged 12 to 18 years. He was a volunteer with and strong supporter of the Dartmouth High School Music Program. He was an active supporter and member of the Progressive Conservative Party and assisted in several leadership campaigns. He was a regular blood and plasma donor and made 112 donations. He was an avid angler. He was a devoted family man and loved to take his daughters fishing. As a youth in Germany where his father was posted he was a Boy Scout and attended a Scout jamboree in Holland. He had a great sense of humor, a distinctive laugh and a positive outlook.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Theresa (Bonnell); daughters, Erin, Rebecca and Heather, at home; brothers, James, Dundas, Ont.; Donald, Hamilton, Ont. Visitation was held Thursday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today in St. Thomas More Church, Dartmouth. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Navy League of Canada, Dartmouth Branch.


WARREN, Willard Ainsley
Sunday, June 8, 2003   The Halifax Herald Limited
WARREN, Willard Ainsley - 80
, Taigh Na Mara, formerly of Passchendale, died June 5, 2003, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Rose Blance, NL, he was a son of the late George and Jerusha (Uloth) Warren. He was a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are former wife, Gladys Burte; daughters, Dianne, Lillian; son, Willard "Bill"; grandchildren, Julia,Victoria; long-time companion, Agnes and family; Juanita, Bernie, Flora, Gary; three stepchildren. He was predeceased by four sisters; four brothers. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, with, funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, both in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home and Chapel, Glace Bay, Rev. Bernice Spracklin officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery

 

 

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