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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
January 2004

 

CHRISTIAN, Alexander G. "Sandy"
Wednesday, January 28, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
CHRISTIAN, Alexander G. "Sandy"
- 74, Dartmouth, passed away January 26, 2004, after a short illness in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born April 25, 1929, in St. John's, NL, he was a son of the late Gilbert G. and Beatrice M. (Cole) Christian. He was a former president and managing director of East End Stores Ltd., Duckworth Street, St. John's, NL. He did this most of his life before retiring to Dartmouth, in 1972. He is survived by sister, Doreen Reardigan, St. John's, NL; one nephew and three nieces. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday in Barretts Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., St. John's, NL, where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, January 31. Burial to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, 902-462-1434.


COFFEY Regina Agnes "Jean"
Monday, January 5, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
COFFEY Regina Agnes "Jean"
- 81, Greenwold Manor, Antigonish, died January 2, 2004, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Port au Port, NL, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Minnie (Gillis) March. Jean worked as a seamstress and was employed at the former Wilkie and Cunningham Ltd. in Antigonish. Surviving are daughter, Debbie MacLean; son, Robert, both of Antigonish; sons, Billy, Ronald, Edmonton; Donald, Calgary; Peter, Oshawa; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Isabel Wyatt, Fall River; Terri Vanderberry, Dayton, Ohio; brother, Cecil March, Stephenville, NL. She was predeceased by her husband, Douglas; sisters, Millie Oram, Sadie Parsons, Chris White, Mary Croucher; brothers, Harold, Tom, Vince, Stan, Walter. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, Rev. Andrew Boyd officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society. www.MacIsaacs.ca


EBSARY, Gordon Samuel "Dick"
Saturday, January 24, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
EBSARY, Gordon Samuel "Dick"
- 76, River John Station Road, River John, passed away suddenly January 23, 2004, at home. Born in St. John's, NL, he was a son of the late William and Edith (Walters) Ebsary. He worked as a journeyman linesman with Ontario Hydro for 28 years, retiring to River John in 1975. Surviving are his wife, the former Marilyn Gibbs; daughters, Jackie David, Grimsby, Ont.; Lynn Ebsary, Ontario; Marilyn Ebsary, Tatamagouche; sons, Steven (Dimitra), Ontario; David (Ruth), Thorold, Ont.; Bob (Joyce), New Glasgow; Jim, Welland, Ont.; brother, David, Marmora, Ont.; grandchildren, Meghan and Dale, Jamie and Shannon, Becky, Jacqueline and Allison, Jolene and Erick, Erin and Cheryl; great-grandchildren, Christopher and Nicholas, Braydon. He was predeceased by sisters, Ina, Evelyn, Fern; brothers, George, Jack, Fred, Jim, Charles; grandchildren, Amanda Rose and Robert. Cremation has taken place. A time of fellowship with family will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, January 25, in Coulter's Funeral Home, Tatamagouche. A private service and burial will be held at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, River John Fire Department, North Shore Health Services Foundation or a charity of choice.


FIANDER, Aubrey Cecil
Saturday, January 31, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
FIANDER, Aubrey Cecil
- 75, The Birches, Musquodoboit Harbour. The family regrets to announce the passing of Aubrey on Thursday, January 29, 2004, in The Birches. Born June 9, 1928, in Burgeo, NL, he was a son of the late Harry and Annie (Knott) Fiander. Aubrey went to sea with the Merchant Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy and retired from the Dartmouth District School Board in 1989. He enjoyed bowling along with fishing and hunting in his favourite place, Granny's Brook, Burgeo, NL.

Aubrey is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Marion Sheppard; daughter, Loretta (Ken) Jollymore, Dartmouth; sons, Aubrey (Sharon), West Chezzetcook; Cecil (Linda), Eastern Passage; sisters, Gladys (Rupert) Buffett, Dartmouth; Thelma (Norman) Hare, Burgeo, NL; Madge (Horace) Pye, St. John's, NL; brother, Robie (Molly), Dartmouth; daughter-in-law, Patty Fiander, Eastern Passage; sisters-in-law, Theresa Fiander, Dartmouth; Jean Fiander, Corner Brook, NL; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, Harry; brothers, Bill, Leonard. At his request, cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, February 1, and funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, February 2, Rev. Pam Bishop officiating. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Aubrey's memory to The Birches ("B" Wing Programs), 7702 Hwy. 7, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS, B0J 2L0, would be appreciated. A special thanks to Dr. Machado and all the staff and volunteers at The Birches for their care and compassion. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


FUDGE, Elizabeth
Tuesday, January 6, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
FUDGE, Elizabeth
- 93, DeBay's Cove, Halifax Co., passed away January 4, 2004, in Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital, Musquodoboit Harbour. She was born in English Harbour East, Fortune Bay, NL. Surviving are her sons, George (Jean), Newfoundland; Peter (Sheila), DeBay's Cove; daughters, Christina (Philip) DeWolfe, Waverley; Tina (Derel) DeBaie, DeBay's Cove; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John; four brothers; two sisters; grandson, Paul; great-granddaughter, Jeneva. Funeral mass will be held Friday, January 9, in St. Paul's Church, Grand LaPierre, Fortune Bay, NL. Burial will be in English Harbour East Roman Catholic Cemetery.


KIRBY, Bernard Joseph
Friday, January 16, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
KIRBY, Bernard Joseph
- 72, Sydney, died January 14, 2004, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in St. John's, NL, he was a son of the late John and Josephine (White) Kirby (St. John's, NL). Surviving are his wife, the former Elizabeth "Betty" MacNeil; sons, Sheldon, Ken, Wendell; sister, Mrs. Catherine Cleary; brothers, Edward and David; grandchildren, Christopher, Michael, Stephanie, Megan, Steven and Courtenay; aunt, Chris; sister-in-law, Mary. He was predeceased by sister, Joan. No visitation by request. Funeral mass 10 a.m. Saturday, January 17, in St. Joseph's Church, Sydney, Rev. Gerald Dunphy officiating. Reception to follow. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


LeBLANC, Dorothy Alice
Monday, January 5, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
LeBLANC, Dorothy Alice
- 89, Halifax, passed away January 1, 2004, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Halifax, October, 1914, she was a daughter of the late Neal Joshua Umlah (Goodwood) and Mary Amelia (Beazley) (Burin, NL). Dorothy was a member of St. John's United Church, a long-serving member of IODE and an active supporter of "Hats for Kids Program" in the IWK Health Centre. She was also honored by the Red Cross for her tireless hours of volunteer work. Dorothy was a resident of Clifton Street for 75 years prior to moving to Parkland Estates. She worked for Hudson's clothing store for many years until her retirement.

Dorothy is survived by sister, Olive Spiro; stepdaughters, Diane (Wayne) Redmond, Kingston, Ont.; Denise (Bill) Keeler, Victoria, B.C.; Jeanine Warner, Halifax. She will be sadly missed by her niece, Wendy Kert, Toronto; nephews, Wayne Rogers, Halifax; John Walker, Hamilton, Ont. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Lubin LeBlanc; sister, Ruby Walker; brother, Erwin Umlah. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home. Interment will be at a later date in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to IWK Health Centre Foundation.
"A gentle soul who was dearly loved by all."


MacLEOD, Winifred Dalton
Friday, January 23, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
MacLEOD, Winifred Dalton
- 98, died January 19, 2004, in North Queens Nursing Home, Caledonia, Queens Co. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and raised in Brigus, NL. She lived more than 50 years in Reserve Mines, Cape Breton, before moving to Caledonia in 1989. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Margaret (Whelan) Dalton; her husband, Francis Leo MacLeod; aunt, Mary King; sisters, Anne MacFetridge, Bride McGrath; brother, Jim Dalton; infant son, Carmen Dalton MacLeod.

Winifred will be remembered for her charming and tolerant manner. She enjoyed reading, needlework and music. She had a unique piano playing style. Winifred was extremely loyal to her good friends and to her family. She was also an independent and adventurous woman. As a child, she stood on the back of a whale floating in the middle of Conception Bay, NL. She was one of the first women to regularly drive a car in the Cape Breton area in the 1930s. She operated the Coronation Tea Room in New Waterford, and the Kwick Treet Take Out in Reserve Mines, Cape Breton.

Winifred and Francis MacLeod had been married for 49 years and they are survived by daughter, Anne, Kincolith, B.C.; sons, Joseph (Astrid), Winnipeg, Man.; Alex (Marie), Caledonia; grandchildren, Kevin MacLeod and Stephen (Deborah) MacLeod, Winnipeg; great-grandchildren, Bria, Aerlynn and Fallon MacLeod, Winnipeg; several nieces and nephews. By request of the deceased, there will be no visitation and a memorial service will be held in Reserve Mines, Cape Breton, at a later date. The family requests that donations, in lieu of flowers, be made in memory to North Queens Nursing Home, Caledonia, Queens Co. NS, B0T 1B0, where Winifred received respect, affection and excellent care over the last three years. On-line condolences may be sent through: www.chandlersfuneral.com


MESSERVEY, Olive Georgina
Wednesday, January 28, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
MESSERVEY, Olive Georgina
- Halifax, formerly of Stephenville Crossing, NL. It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive Georgina Messervey announce her peaceful passing in Northwood Centre, Halifax, on Monday, January 26, 2004, at the age of 81 years. A loving wife and mother, she will be sadly missed by her children, Sylvia (Fred) Geddes, Beverley (Gerald) Locke, Kathy (Rocky) Hatcher, Ena (David) Paul, Albert (Linda) Messervey; sisters, Etta, Ira June, Shirley; brother, Lloyd and sister-in-law Trixie Hines; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband, Gordon; parents, Hubert Clifford Messervey and Mary Winnifred Abbott; sisters, Aggie and Muriel; brothers, Clifford and Art. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing, NL, on Thursday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place in All Saint's Anglican Church, Stephenville Crossing, on Friday, January 30, at 2 p.m., Rev. Karen Laldin officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Alzheimer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, and to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website at: www.fillatre.ca


MOORE, John Stephen
Friday, January 2, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
MOORE, John Stephen
- 59, New Glasgow, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, December 31, 2003, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in St. John's, NL, he was a son of the late Eric and Doris G. Moore. John was a loving husband, beloved brother, devoted father and adoring "Opa". John received his education at Prince of Wales Collegiate, St. John's. In 1961, at the age of 17, he began working at the Bank of Montreal, Sydney. He was transferred back to Newfoundland, where he served as branch manager in Bishop's Falls and Corner Brook. In 1973 he was appointed branch manager of the Bank of Montreal, Provost Street, New Glasgow, until he and business partner, Ted E. Margeson purchased the former Peter Pan Motel. He owned and operated Moore's Auto Sales and at the time of his death, he was employed as sales manager for Northumberland Pontiac Buick, New Glasgow. Throughout his business career, he always had "his finger on the pulse" of the car business. John was a devoted brother, and a current Senior Warden of Euclid Masonic Lodge No. 92, New Glasgow.

John leaves to mourn his loving wife, Lillian; devoted son, Stephen (Cindy), Stellarton; beloved sister, Paula (Ray) Noel; brother, Howard (Maureen), Carbonear, NL; stepsons, Jason Roy (Heather MacGregor), Adam Roy (Amanda MacIntosh), Linacy; adoring grandchildren, John, Andrew, Angus and Abby; niece, Karen Moore; nephews, Raymond and Eric Noel, Keith Moore. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, with Euclid Masonic Lodge No. 92 service at 6:30 p.m. in P.&K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow with Rev. Dr. Glen Matheson officiating. Cremation to follow. A reception will be held in Northumberland Pontiac Buick, Westville Road, New Glasgow, following the funeral service. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in his memory to Canadian Diabetes Association.
"Farewell from Sophie and Miss Kitty."


MYRICK (Dunne), Mary "Loretta"
Tuesday, January 6, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
MYRICK (Dunne), Mary "Loretta" - Loretta Myrick
, beloved wife of Ernie Myrick, Calgary, Atla., formerly of Dartmouth, and St. John's, NL, passed away in Foothills General Hospital, Calgary, Alta., Saturday, January 3, 2004. Leaving to mourn their sad loss are her husband, Ernie; daughters, Colleen (Robert) Johnston, Jane (Donald) Lawson, and Jennifer Cvet; 11 grandchildren; sisters, Carmel Brown (Forbes), Margaret; brother, Richard (Minnie). Funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 1414 Shawnessy Blvd., S.W. Calgary, AB, Wednesday, January 7, at 1:30 p.m. To forward expressions of sympathy go to: www.mcinnisandholloway.com If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Health Trust - Foothills Medical Centre, 10101 Southport Rd., SW, Calgary, AB T2W 3N2. Telephone (403) 943-0615. www.calgaryhealthtrust.org In living memory of Loretta, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER RD., S.E. CALGARY, AB T2X 3J3, TELEPHONE: (403) 256-9575. You may wish to e-mail your family and friends to let them know that the above obituary may be viewed on-line at: www.mcinnisandholloway.com for the next 30 days.


NOSEWORTHY, Frank Aquilla
Saturday, January 31, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
NOSEWORTHY, Frank Aquilla
- 73, Laggan Road, Upper Barney's River, died Friday, January 30, 2004, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in St. John's, NL, he was a son of the late Stewart and Jennie Mildred (Antle) Noseworthy. Frank served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 25 years, he was then employed at Pictou Industries and later at Michelin Tire, retiring in 1987. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, wildlife, and was an avid hockey fan. Frank was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and Michelin Retirees Club.

He is survived by son, Stewart (Mary Ann), Little Harbour; daughter, Jennifer (Doug) Hiltz, Lyon's Brook; son, Rick (Angela), Peggy's Cove; grandchildren, Graham, Amanda, Devin, Jordan, Nicholas; brother, Graham; sisters, Hilda (Herb) Ivany and Bernice Henderson, all of St. John's, NL. He was predeceased by his former wife, Rosemary W. (Hasey); brothers, William in infancy, Clarence; sister, Doris Fleet. There will be no visitation or funeral service by request. Donations in his memory may be made to Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice through McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou.


PENNELL, Henry George "Harry"
Sunday, January 18, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
PENNELL, Henry George "Harry"
- 73, Halifax, went to be with the Lord January 17, 2004, in the VG Site, QEII, after a brave and courageous battle with cancer. Born in St. John's, NF., July 20, 1930, he was a son of the late John and Margaret Pennell. He worked for 29 years at HMC Dockyard and prior with the RCAF for 10 years. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife and best friend, Delina "Del" (Campbell) (Kilbride); son, Harvey (Laura) Pennell, Moncton, N.B.; stepsons, Ken (Liz) Kilbride, Halifax; Fred Campbell, Bedford; grandsons, Jordan and Taylor Pennell, Moncton, N.B.; step-grandson, James Kilbride, Halifax; sisters, Georgie (Mrs. Georgie Schulstad), Cornerbrook, NF.; Dallas (Mrs. A.C. Pederson), Calgary, Alta.; Helen (Mrs. Robert Marsh), St. John's, NF.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Jim and Doug; nephew, Greg. Harry has been cremated under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove, Halifax. No visitation or memorial service by request. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Athol Cemetery, Athol, under the direction of A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill. Donations may be made in Harry's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, Palliative Care Unit at the VG Site, QEII, The Salvation Army, Athol Cemetery Society, RR 2, South Hampton, Cumberland Co., B0M 1W0, NS., or a charity of one's choice.


PENNY, Rosalie Elaine Mary
Wednesday, January 14, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
PENNY, Rosalie Elaine Mary
- 52, 25 Gebhardt St., Halifax passed away peacefully January 12, 2004, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Holy Rood, NL, she was a daughter of the late James and Kathleen (Banfield) Penny.

Rosalie was employed at MTT Aliant for over 31 years. She worked as an operator, supervisor and clerk. She was an avid reader and was a dedicated mother and friend. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her sons, Daniel and Mathew Penny, Halifax; sister, Margaret Morrison, Canso; brothers, James, Kevin, John and Larry Penny, Ontario; David Banfield, Halifax. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements are entrusted to Jeneen Williams and T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, Halifax. Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, January 15, in St. John's Cemetery, Halifax. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


PIERCEY, Una
Friday, January 23, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
PIERCEY, Una
- 85, Lunenburg, passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2004, in Queen's Manor, Liverpool. Born in Belleoram, NL, she was a daughter of the late Allen and Georgina (Young) Dominix. Una was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg. While residing in Belleoram, NL, she was a member of the Anglican Church Women and the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 55, Ladies Auxiliary, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the S.U.F. While living in Newfoundland, Una was well-known as a midwife assisting in many births.

She is survived by sons, Cyril (Kimberly) Belleoram, NL; Nauss, Halifax; Eugene (Mary), Lunenburg; Roy, Halifax; Roger (Cheryl), Riverport; daughters, Greta (George Barnhill), Mersey Point; Mary (Phil Grandy), Halifax; brother, Hubert (Valsey), Grand Falls, NL; 25 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Nauss; brothers, Corwin and George; sister, Ida. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. 3, Lunenburg, 902-634-3942, where memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 24, Rev. Irving Letto officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Should friends desire donations may be made to St. John's Anglican Church Restoration Fund or Queen's Manor, Liverpool. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca


RITCEY (Hayward), Alma Marjorie
Monday, January 26, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
RITCEY (Hayward), Alma Marjorie
- 82, Bridgewater, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater, on Saturday, January 24, 2004. Born in St. John's, NL, Alma relocated to Bridgewater in 1974, and quickly formed a close circle of friends. She was a member of Bridgewater United Church. A passion in her life was bridge, where she attained the ranking of master. Alma was an active and driving force of the Bridgewater Duplicate Bridge Club, serving in many capacities over the years. An avid golfer, she seldom missed an opportunity to play at the Bridgewater Golf and Country Club.

She was predeceased by her husband of 51 years, Alec H. Ritcey, and her brother, Ray Hayward. She leaves to mourn sons, Robert, James and wife Carol (White) and grandson, Nicholas, Halifax; Geoffrey and wife Susan (DesRoches) and granddaughters Caroline and Stephanie, Oakville, Ont.; twin sister, Mabel Chafe, St. John's, NL; nieces, Barbara Mosher (Chafe), St. John's, NL, and Nancy Jewers (Chafe), Halifax; sister-in-law, Joan Hayward (Daw), Edmonton, and her many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in Bridgewater United Church at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 27, Rev. Ivan Norton officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater. Special thanks to the caring and compassionate staff of the 3B Surgical Floor, South Shore Regional Hospital. On-line condolences may be made at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com


SHEA, Fronie L.P.
Tuesday, January 20, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
SHEA, Fronie L.P.
- 55, Bedford, passed away January 17, 2004, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Botwood, NL, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Elsie (Rice) Swyers. She owned and operated Triple Town Cleaners for the last 15 years. Fronie was a very caring person always there to help others. She enjoyed baking, cooking and spending time with her grandchildren. Surviving are her spouse, Harvey Fry; son, Rodney (Kathy) Shea, Glenwood, NL; grandchildren, Samantha and Stephanie Shea; daughter, Krista (Chad) MacDonald, Lower Sackville; sister, Betty Stoodley, Halifax; brothers, Warrick (Ruth) Swyers, Newfoundland; Roy (Jessie) Swyers, Ontario; Ron (Lorraine) Swyers, Ontario; Bruce (Violet) Swyers, Ontario; Allan Swyers, Halifax; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Pansy Thompson. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 21, in Salvation Army Church, 51 Metropolitan Ave., Lower Sackville, Captain and Mrs. Decker officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Cremation to follow and burial at a later date in Oakridge Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army Church. On-line condolences may be made to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


THORNHILL, Dorothy Mae
Tuesday, January 6, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
THORNHILL, Dorothy Mae
- 83, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully January 3, 2004, after a short illness, in the presence of family members. She was a daughter of the late Thomas and Madora (Burridge) Morris (Port Aux-Basque, NL). Surviving are sons, Clyde Morris, Richard Dominix, both of Dartmouth; sisters, Gwen (Mrs. Roland LaFosse) Dartmouth; Florence (Mrs. Robert Abbott), North Sydney; brother, Gus Morris, Fort Myers, Fla.; grandchildren, Sherry Doucet, Burlington, Iowa; Michael Morris, Eastern Passage; Shane, Lurlene and Amanda Dominix, all of North Sydney; Leah Young, Naomi Young, Robyn and Frederick Dominix, all of Dartmouth; nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers, Berkley, Arthur, Richard, Thomas, Philip, William, James. She was predeceased by first husband, Andrew Dominix; second husband, Robert Thornhill; one sister in infancy. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, Prince Albert Road, Dartmouth. At Dorothy's request there will be no visitation. Memorial service 7 p.m. Thursday in St. Vincent's de Paul Parish, 320 Flying Cloud Dr., Forest Hills, Father Patrick Cosgrove officiating. Burial to take place at a later date. Memorial donations to the Christian Childcare International or Canadian Diabetes Association. For more information on Christian Childcare please contact parish office. No flowers by request. Many thanks to the doctors and nurses of Dartmouth General Hospital who took such good care of Dorothy.


TOOPE, Alfred William
Saturday, January 24, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
TOOPE, Alfred William
- 83, First South, Lunenburg Co., passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2004, in Fort Myers, Fla. Born in St. Jones Within, NL, he was a son of the late Charles and Maude (Watton) Toope. Alfred was a great father and he was well-liked by all those who knew him. He was a man that loved to have a game of crib or darts. He won numerous trophies and awards for his dart playing. He served in the Second World War in the British Royal Navy. Alfred was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 24, Bridgewater and South Shore Naval Association, where he was Sergeant at Arms and also secretary for a short time.

Alfred is survived by sons, Roy and wife Patricia, Bridgewater; John and partner Sheila, Toronto; Keith and wife Jeanette, Bridgewater; Bill and wife Carol, Western Shore; Bob and wife Brenda, Italy Cross; Glenn and wife Susan, Bridgewater; daughters, Thelma Ricketts and husband Winston, First South; Brenda Cook and husband Philip, Lunenburg; Beverley Cheverie and husband Kevin, Kentville; brothers, Ruben, Arthur and Charles, all of Newfoundland; Douglas, British Columbia; sisters, Edith Cavell, Emma Stratton, Yvonne "Bonnie" Toope, Blanche Wells, all of Newfoundland; 18 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Susan McLean Daly Ewing; son, Lewis; daughter, Elizabeth; sisters, Ethel Toope and Phyllis Norton; brother, Roy; grandson, Jason Toope. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Highway 3, Lunenburg, with visiting on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Captains Paul and Lisa Prickett officiating. Interment will be in Sunny Valley Cemetery, Centre. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the South Shore Naval Association, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24, Bridgewater, Canadian Cancer Society or any other charity. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca


VERRALL, Edith Ann
Sunday, January 25, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
VERRALL, Edith Ann
- It is with sorrow that we announce the death of our friend, Edith Ann Verrall (Edie) on Friday, January 23, 2004, after a long struggle with the aftermath of a stroke several years ago. Edie was born and grew up in Colorado, moved to Nova Scotia with her mother and on to St. John's, NL. She taught for many years in the English Department of Memorial University, had her pilots licence, but also pursued many interests in art and craft. She was known as a prolific and skilled painter in oils, acrylics and watercolour, but was also proficient in enameling, woodcarving, pottery, stained glass and furniture making. Edie was a keen supporter of the arts and was also an avid and knowledgeable gardener. Left to cherish her memory are a large circle of friends including Betty Hall, Elizabeth Hall, Diane Dabinett and Kay Matthews. A sincere thank you to all the staff at the Miller Center and Masonic Park, as well as her doctor, Pauline Duke, who have all helped her over the past few years. At Edie's request, cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Masonic Park Recreational Fund. Funeral services entrusted to the care of Carnell's Funeral Home, St. John's, NL. Messages of condolence may be sent on-line at: www.carnells.com


WELLON, Ted
Thursday, January 29, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
WELLON, Ted
- Scarborough, Ont., formerly of Corner Brook, NL. It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ted Wellon announce his sudden passing on Sunday, January 25, 2004, in Scarborough, Ont., at the age of 50 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are, Rita and Albert Peckford; daughters, Andrea Williams (Barry), Rhonda Langille (Mike), Dartmouth; grandchildren, Erica Lynn Williams and Jacob Langille as well as brothers, a sister and other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Ray and Fannie Wellon. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Ave., from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m today. The funeral service will take place 2 p.m. Friday, January 30, in First United Church, Park Street, officiated by Rev. John Adams. Interment to follow in Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to IWK Health Centre Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website at: www.fillatre.ca


WHITE, Jean
Friday, January 23, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
WHITE, Jean
- 72, Amherst, passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2004, in Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan. Born in Lords, West Bay, NL., she was a daughter of the late John and Annie Ellen (Hynes) White. She worked for Canada Post in Newfoundland and Labrador for 18 years before moving to Amherst in 1976, where she worked as a homecare worker.

Jean is survived by daughters, Debbie (Brian) Innis, Lower Sackville; Delores and Bill, Amherst; Jeannine (Allisdair) Anderson, Calgary, Alta.; Cecilia (Chris) Lucy, Amherst; Judy (Pat) Davidson, Amherst; sons. Warren (Marg), Lawrencetown, Halifax Co.; Craig (Sally), Nappan; Tommy (Dale), Fort McMurray, Alta.; Bernie, Amherst; sister, Pauline Mullins, Illinois, U.S.A.; brothers, Raymond (Eldwich) White, Georgetown, P.E.I.; Jimmy (Marion) White, West Bay Center, NL.; 21 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Earle White; sisters, Elizabeth, Theresa, Florence, Bernadette and Margaret; brothers, Gerard and Alphonse. Her family will receive visitors 2-4 and 7-9 today in Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, January 24, in St. Charles Roman Catholic Church, Amherst, Father Vernon Driscoll officiating. Interment will take place in the spring in the St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery, Amherst. Donations in Jean's memory may be made to the charity of your choice. www.campbellsfh.com

 

 

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