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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
July 2004

 

BARTLETT-HILL, Yvonne
Thursday, July 22, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
BARTLETT-HILL, Yvonne
- Colby Drive, Colby Village, passed away suddenly on July 19, 2004, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Belle Island, NL, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Mary (Edmunds) Carroll. She is survived by her husband, Donald Hill; son, John Bartlett; daughters, Sherry Bartlett-Madigan, Ontario; Jacqueline Bartlett (Michael) Naugler, Kimberley (Bill) Sampson, Dartmouth; brothers, Leo, John and Kevin, Ontario; James, Alberta; sisters, Nancy, Joan (John) Fillier, Marguerite (George) Market, Doreen, all of Ontario; Diane (Jim) Lahey, Newfoundland; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her first husband, John Joseph Bartlett; nephew, Stephen Fillier. The remains are resting in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 1234 Cole Harbour Rd., Dartmouth, where visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Pope John XXIII Roman Catholic Church, Colby Village, Father David Poirier officiating. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Reception to follow in the church hall. Donations in memory may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.


BELBIN, C. Wayne
Wednesday, July 28, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
BELBIN, C. Wayne
- 51, Chapman Settlement Road, died July 26, 2004, at home. Born in St. John's, NL, he was the son of the late Lorenzo and Mary (Sweeney) Belbin. Surviving are wife, Heather (Proctor) Stewart; daughter, Amber LeBlanc; son, Paul LeBlanc; sisters, Shirley Fry (Gary) and Charmaine Belbin (Bob), Donna Clarke (Lloyd). Family will greet friends and have a time of remembrance in Cumberland Memorial Chapel today from 7-9 p.m. Wayne's ashes will be interred in Newfoundland. Family flowers only. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. (902-667-8777 or email: Furlongs.Funeral.Home@rapidprint.ns.ca)


CAMERON, Genevra
Tuesday, July 6, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
CAMERON, Genevra
- 88, Middleton, passed away July 5, 2004, in Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton, with her family by her side. Born in Fortune Bay, NL, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Rhoda (Hillier) Lake. She was a member of United Church Women, St. John's United Church and IODE, Rosemary Chapter. She was a former member of Westmount United Church.

Surviving are daughter, Susan Bent, Wilmot; son, Brenton (Marilyn), Corner Brook, NL; sisters, Gladys Rudolph, Halifax; Vida (William) Plumridge and Dorothy Johnson, both of Sydney; grandchildren, Amanda Bent, Wilmot; Jennifer Shaw, Mississauga, Ont.; Jeremy Bullen, Petawawa, Ont. She was predeceased by husband, Robert; brother, Clarence. Visiting 7-9 p.m. today, with funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Ewen Moase officiating. Visiting will also be 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Sydney. Interment will be held 11 a.m. Friday in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences to: roopfh@ns.sympatico.ca


CREWE, Augustus "Gus"
Thursday, July 15, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
CREWE, Augustus "Gus"
- 80, Dartmouth, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2004, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, with his family at his bedside. Born January 30, 1924, in Red Island, Burgeo, NL, he was a son of the late Sam and Maude (Foote) Crewe. He left home at the age of 17 to come to Nova Scotia where he lived all his life. He was a merchant mariner during the Second World War and a wireless operator following his service. He spent three years on St. Paul's Island. After furthering his education, he was an electronics technician with the Department of Transport until his retirement in 1979, as station manager at Halifax Marine Radio in Ketch Harbour. He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church in Westphal at the time of his passing. He was a former long-standing member of St. Andrew's Church in Spry Harbour, where he served as the warden of the church and parish, as well as treasurer of the cemetery fund. He was also a founding member of Tangier Volunteer Fire Department. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a talented accordion player.

Gus will be sadly missed by his wife of 57 years, the former Hannah Barnes; son, Nathan (Susan), Musquodoboit Harbour; daughter, Maizie, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Sam (Elicia), Colleen (John), Laura; great-granddaughters, Kristen, Ashley; brother, Ned (Claris), Dartmouth; sisters, Jessie, Halifax; Gladys, St. John's, NL. He was predeceased by his sister, Ethel; brothers, Nathan, Frank, Cyril. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where the funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Rev. Pam Bishop officiating. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the funeral home family reception centre. Family flowers only by request. If so desired, a donation in Gus' memory to St. John's Anglican Church, 1215 Main St., Dartmouth, NS B2Z 1B2, would be appreciated. Special thanks to the staff of 8.1 New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, for their outstanding care and compassion to Gus and his family. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


CRITTENDEN, Jean Sophie
Tuesday, July 20, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
CRITTENDEN, Jean Sophie
- 87, Lion's Head, Ont., formerly of Mulgrave, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2004, in Golden Dawn Nursing Home, Lion's Head, Ont. Born in St. John's, NL, she was a daughter of the late John and Sophie (Keeping) Danson. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Andrew's Anglican Church and a choir member. She was a member and past Matron of Faith Chapter No. 54 O.E.S. Mulgrave and a member of the Memory Lane Club.

Surviving are her son, Arnold, Lion's Head, Ont.; brother, Bob (Hazel), Tantallon; four grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Hiram; son, Beverly; sister, Elizabeth; brother, Jack. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Mulgrave & Area Resting Place. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Mulgrave, Rev. Katherine Bourbonniere officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Jean may be made to St. Andrew's Church Memorial Fund. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com


CROCKER, Earl Edison
Monday, July 12, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
CROCKER, Earl Edison
- 88, passed away July 9, 2004, in Sackville. Born in Hearts Delight, NL, September 21, 1915. He was the last surviving son of Samuel and Emily (Peddle) Crocker. He is survived by daughter, Gloria (Thomas) Chui, Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Paul (Michele), Halifax; Carolyn (Mike) Kern, Toronto; Kathryn, Halifax; Susanne, Toronto; beloved great-grandsons Benjamin and Duncan Chui; sister-in-law, Triffie Crocker; niece, Faye (Randy)Sooley; grandnieces, Meghan and Jillian, Newfoundland. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, the former Lily Bertha Bailey.

Earl was educated at Memorial College, St. John's, University of Toronto and at the Maritime School of Social Work, Halifax. His education led to a long and distinguished career with the Newfoundland government, first as a teacher and later with the Department of Social Services. During his career, he served as Regional Welfare Supervisor of the Harbour Grace District, supervisor for the Grand Bank District and administrator of the Gander District. He was awarded the Centennial Medal in 1967 for his work. He was very active with the United Church and in his community. In 1984 he received a Certificate of Appreciation for his many years of devotion and faithful service to the United Church Pastoral Charges. While in Harbour Grace, he was appointed Sub-Lieutenant with the RCSCS "Beothic", president of the local branch of the Canadian Cancer Society, treasurer of the United Church Board of Education and secretary of the United Church Board. Visitation will be held in Knox United Church, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. On-line condolences may be sent to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


DELANEY, Frances Phyllis - 86
Lower Sackville
Halifax Herald - 31 Jul 2004
Frances Phyllis Delaney
died July 26, 2004, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Young (her mother's - Mrs. Lillian Young - obituary appeared in the September 6, 1969 issue of the Cape Breton Post). She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and is survived by husband, Jack Delaney; son, Brandon (Sandra) Delaney, Halifax; grandson, Tyrone Delaney, Halifax; great-grandson, Kyle James Preston-Delaney. She was predeceased by brothers, Roy, Billy, Allen, Winston, Gordon; sister, Lizzie. Visitation from 11-1 p.m., funeral at 1 p.m., both on Tuesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Burial to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Donations to the SPCA.
(Contributed by Dianne MacIntyre)


DICKSON, Mabel Serena
Wednesday, July 14, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
DICKSON, Mabel Serena
- 86, Kentville, formerly of Prospect and 33 Duchess Ave., Trenton, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 13, 2004, in Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville. Born January 6, 1918, in Channel, NL, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Mary Ellen Rodgers. She was a devoted wife and mother and chose that as her lifelong career. She loved to knit and crochet, was a former member of Trenton Steeltown Friendly Group, the Good Tern Campers and Autumn Leaves Chapters of the National Campers and Hikers Association (N.C.H.A.).

Surviving are her sons, Gerald (Sandra), Trenton; Barry (Lee), Prospect Bay; daughter, Cathy (Errol) MacDonald, New Minas. She is also survived by six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and one step great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Archibald "Archie" Dickson; sisters, Sarah, Caroline "Carrie", Elsie, Minnie, Evelyn; brothers, Albert, John, Robert; grandchild, Sharon Anne. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in R.H. Porter Funeral Home, Trenton. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday in Saint Augustine Anglican Church, Archdeacon Robert Richmond and Pastor Scott Prime officiating. Burial in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Saint Augustine Anglican Church, Trenton, NS B0K 1X0.


Doran, Margaret M.
Of Milton
July 1, 2004
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Beloved daughter of the late Margaret M. (Penney) and John W. Doran. Loving sister of Mary M. Gorman of Newfoundland, Canada, Nora Doran and her husband Wilbert of Quincy, John Doran and his wife Leona of Quincy and the late William Doran, E. Hazel Neary, Mabel Maloney and Patrick Doran. Also survived by extended family and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth Church, Milton on Tuesday, July 6, at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., MILTON, Monday, 4-8 PM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. For information & directions: www.dolanfuneral.com
Published in the Boston Globe on 7/4/2004.


FINGARD, Susan Jane
Monday, July 26, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
FINGARD, Susan Jane
- It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our mother and grandmother, Susan Jane Fingard, 99, Dartmouth, who passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2004, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, Sue was a daughter of the late Benjamin J. and Sarah Jane Hollett; beloved mother of Judith (Peter Burroughs, London, UK) Fingard, Halifax; David (Christine) Fingard, Milwaukee, Wis.; grandmother of Michael Fingard, Clio Burroughs, and Angela Fingard. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Irwin (Finnie); sisters, Annie, Ethel, Ruby, Marjorie; brother, Raymond.

A dedicated wife and mother, she also loved to brighten the days of others, and spent many hours of her later years as a volunteer visitor at Oakwood Terrace, Dartmouth, where she herself became a resident in 2000. She enjoyed regular contact with members of her extended family, especially nephews, Ron Hollett, Dartmouth; Bob Roome, Botwood, NL; Hugh Boyd, St. Petersburg, Fla.; as well as her great-nephews, Rob May, Paradise, NL; Chris May, Darmouth; great great-niece, Megan Roome, Grand Falls, NL; dear friend, Nita MacDonald, Dartmouth. Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be held in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, on Thursday, July 29, at 11 a.m., followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Oakwood Terrace Foundation or IWK Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated. E-mail condolences may be sent to: almattatallfh@alderwoods.com


GASH, Colin Vincent
Saturday, July 31, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
GASH, Colin Vincent
- 25, Halifax, passed away suddenly in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, on July 29, 2004, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Corner Brook, NL, he was a son of Rosemary and Pete Taylor and his father, Tim Gash. Colin graduated from Auburn High School in 1997 and went on to Dalhousie to graduate with a Bachelor of Environmental Design in 2004. Colin was keenly interested in cycling, both recreationally and competitively since the age of 12. He was a provincial downhill mountain bike champion and competed with a personal best at Downhill Nationals in Kamloops, B.C. in 2002. Colin loved music, reading, drawing and traveling. During his short life he visited many places in Canada, as well as, New York, London, Paris and Egypt.

Colin will be greatly missed by Krista, his mom and dads, brothers, many friends from high school, mountain biking and Dalhousie School of Architecture and by everyone who was fortunate enough to know him. He was a loyal friend. Surviving are his wife, Krista Koval; parents, Rosmary, Pete and Tim; brothers, Tim and Adam; grandparents, Regina Barry, Bell Island, NL; Norma and Orville Taylor, Halifax; many aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his grandfather, Vincent Barry (Bell Island, NL); grandparents, Anne and Joseph Gash. Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. Monday, August 2, followed by a funeral service at 4 p.m., both in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, Rev. Ron Clark officiating. Donations may be made to Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences to: almattatallfh@alderwoods.com


HARDY, Rebecca Jane
Monday, July 5, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
HARDY, Rebecca Jane
- 100, Halifax, passed away July 2, 2004, in Glades Lodge. Born in Otters Point, NL, she was a daughter of the late George and Lucretia Miles. Beckie loved her garden. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Randall Hardy; sisters, Lena Hardy, Edith Inkpen, Gertie Cossar, Ann Pelton; brothers, George Miles and Albert Miles. Visitation will be held today from 7-9 p.m. in Snow's Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Rev. Carson Baxtor officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice. We would like to thank the staff of Glades Lodge for their care and friendship over the years. E-mail condolences to: snowfh@alderwoods.com


HAYDEN, Doris
Thursday, July 1, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
HAYDEN, Doris
- 90, Truro, formerly of 46 Allison Ave., Bible Hill, passed away June 30, 2004, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Port Aux Basque, NL, she was a daughter of the late Wilson and Jane (Melbourne) Chaisson. She was a life member of St. David's United Church and a member of the UCW. She worked with The Salvation Army Home League and was involved with the All Around the Circle Senior's Group, Brookfield.

She is survived by daughters, Jean Nelson, Brookfield; Vera (James) McLean, Dean; Frances (Stanley) Hadden, Birtle, Man.; Doreen (Maurice) Countway, Halifax; sisters, Cora Payne, Ottawa; Evelyn Butt, Port Aux Basque, NL; Vera Ings, North Sydney; 21 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; four great great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; two step great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Harold Hayden; brothers, Norman, George, Freeman, Nathan. Visitation will be held on Friday from 7-9 p.m., funeral service on Saturday at 4 p.m., both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Rev. Larry Harrison officiating. Interment in Riverside Cemetery, Upper Stewiacke. Family flowers only. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of your personal choice. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the care givers at Townsview Estates and the Palliative Care Unit of Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. On-line condolences to: colchestercommunityfh@ns.sympatico.ca


HICKEY, Capt. Philip John
Thursday, July 22, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
HICKEY, Capt. Philip John
- 76. It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Capt. Philip Hickey, peacefully July 21, 2004, at the VG Site, QEII. Born June 12, 1928, in Belleoram, NL, he was a son of the late Patrick and Hannah (Savoury) Hickey. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Mary Ellen (Hannams); sons, Brian (Maureen), Lower Sackville; David (Louise), Mount Uniacke; Bruce, Toronto; sister, Elizabeth (Wilson) Kearley; brother, Patrick (Lorna), both of Halifax; grandchildren, Brian, Sarah, Timothy and Kyle.

Philip's love of the ocean accented his entire life as he spent 48 years on the water, first as a fishing captain and later for 12 years with Imperial Oil Marine Division until his retirement. He will be missed by many whose lives he touched with his kindness and generous, gentle heart and there will be an empty spot at the card table where he spent many happy hours with friends. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation at the family's request. A memorial service will take place Saturday, July 24, at 11 a.m. in St. John's Anglican Church, Fairview, with reception to follow. Interment will be in St. John's Columbarium. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association. He died as he lived, quietly, and we will miss him terribly.


JANES, Chesley Stephen
Saturday, July 3, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
JANES, Chesley Stephen
- 59, Dartmouth, formerly of Sunnyside, NL, passed away peacefully at home on July 1, 2004. Born September 10, 1944, in Gooseberry Cove, NL, he was a son of Arthur Harold "Skipper" Janes and Martha Frances Janes, and the first grandson of John and Dinah Ann Smith of Sunnyside, NL. He was the husband and soul mate of Nancy Lea Gale; loving father of Brittany Gale Janes, at home; Stephanie (Duane), Fort McMurray, Alta.; Shawnette (Michael), Dartmouth; Sharmaine (Mark), Fort McMurray, Alta.; stepfather to Lorelei (Sean), Saint John, N.B.; Patrick (Karen), Dartmouth; grandfather to Sarah Marie, Fort McMurray, Alta.; Jacob Michael, Fort McMurray, Alta. He is also survived by his loving sisters, Gwyneth (Ron) Reid, Halifax; Marion (Jim) Jamieson, Doctors Cove; Edna (Fred) Mailman, Sackville; Joyce Baker, Dartmouth; Natalie (Vic) Saulnier, Riverview, N.B.; brothers, Kevin (Claire), Bedford; Gerald (Jacqie), London, Ont.; Christopher (Roseanne), Winnipeg, Man.; 10 nieces and 10 nephews; aunts, uncles and cousins, most of whom reside in Newfoundland. He was predeceased by his mother; infant sister, Clara Ann; maternal and paternal grandparents.

He spent 38 years in the construction trades. He enjoyed hunting, camping and he was an avid NASCAR and local stock car race fan. He loved a "scoff" and a "scuff". Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on July 5 in St. Lukes Anglican Church, Veterans Avenue, Dartmouth, Rev. Carolyn Tomlin officiating. Flowers are welcome or donations can be made in his memory to QEII Health Sciences Centre Palliative Care. The family wishes to express sincerest thanks to the staff and volunteers of the Nova Scotia Cancer Centre, Palliative Care, and Victorian Order of Nurses for their dedicated support and unfailing compassion. almattatallfh@alderwoods.com


KELLEGREW, James Raymond C.
Saturday, July 31, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
KELLEGREW, James Raymond C.
- 93, Amherst, passed away Friday, July 30, 2004, in Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan. Born in Newfoundland, he was a son of the late John C. and Mary (Cram) Kellegrew. Jim served overseas during the Second World War. He worked at the Amherst Post Office for 35 years. Jim taught Sunday school at Immanuel United Church, Amherst for 35 years. He was an active member of Trinity St. Stephen's United Church, Amherst and was active in the Amherst Y's Men's Club. Jim was past member of the Knights of Pythias. He was very devoted to his family and friends.

Jim is survived by his wife of 58 years, the former Vera Carter; brothers, Grenfell Kellegrew, New Glasgow; Rhodes (Audrey) Kellegrew, Amherst; John (Pauline) Kellegrew, Brookdale; sister, Olive Long, Amherst; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Joanna Halliday, Marie Lessard and Ruby Kellegrew. There will be no visitation. Funeral service will be held on Monday, August 2, at 2 p.m. in Trinity St. Stephen's United Church, Amherst. Interment will take place in Amherst Cemetery. Donations in Jim's memory may be made to Trinity St. Stephen's United Church, Amherst or the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst, (667-9906). www.campbellsfh.com


MALONE, Gerald F.
Monday, July 5, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
MALONE, Gerald F.
- 84, Halifax, passed away in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII on Thursday, July 1, 2004. He was born in St. John's, NL. Gerry was a long-time parishioner of St. Pius X Church, St. John's, NL. He also was a member of the 59th Newfoundland Harvey Regiment R.A. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary (Harvey); sons, Gerald (Peggy), Michael (Joanne); daughters, Catherine (Wally) Ischenko, Sharon (Allen) Munroe; grandchildren, Colleen, Thomas and Erin Malone, Ali and Christopher Istchenko, Kathleen and Matthew Munroe, Maggie Malone; sister, Agnes Bowman; brothers-in-law, Jack (Geraldine) Harvey, Tom (Marie) Harvey, Cyril Harvey; sisters-in-law, Marie Harvey, Dorothy Clark and Gertrude (George) Breen. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J.A. Snow Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. today in St. Pius X Church, Fairview. No flowers by family request. Donations may be made to Recreation Department of Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. E-mail condolences: snowfh@alderwoods.com
The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff of 6 East of Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII for the wonderful attention and care they provided Gerry. The friendship that Pat Peterson and Laura Minard gave to Gerry added quality to his life that will never be forgotten.


MISENER, Evangeline
Thursday, July 1, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
MISENER, Evangeline
- 96, Cole Harbour, passed away June 29, 2004, in Glades Lodge, Halifax. Born July 25, 1907, in Rocky Harbour, NL, she was a daughter of the late James Shears and Susannah (Sparks) Shears. Evangeline spent the greater part of her lifetime in Halifax, and for some time operated a hair salon from her home. A devoted mother, she is survived by son, William Douglas (Myrna), Cole Harbour; grandchildren, Denise (Bobby) Dunn, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Darrell (Christene), Cole Harbour; Dale (Shona), Shediac Bridge, N.B.; Deanna, Toronto, Ont.; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Harriett "Hattie" Perry, Oshawa, Ont. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Sidney Misener; daughter, Elizabeth "Betty"; son, Donald James "Donnie" (June 26, 2004); brothers, Chesley, Herbert, Clarence, James; sisters, Lillian "Lilly", Elizabeth "Bessie", Ida, Marella "Rellie". Funeral service was held June 29, in Regal Road United Baptist Church, Lic. Dennis Nickerson officiated. Committal service will be held today at 2 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations may be made to Gideon Bibles. Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit.


PAYNE, Edward Leslie
Saturday, July 31, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
PAYNE, Edward Leslie - February 8, 1930-July 27, 2004
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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our Dad, Edward Payne, at the age of 74, in Calgary, Alta., on July 27. He will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Sherry (Philpott), her husband Dave and grandchildren Sarah and David, and daughter, Darlene (Bell), her husband Joel and granddaughter Caitlin, all of Calgary, Alta. Our Dad also leaves to mourn his sisters, Amy Nicole, Rocky Harbour, NL, and Lorraine Graves, Halifax. He will be sadly missed by his special cousin, Charlie Payne, as well as a large circle of family and friends in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Alberta.

Dad touched many lives and leaves all of us with so many wonderful memories. He went to sea with the Coast Guard as an engineer on the ships and later, a steamship inspector until he retired in 1988. His greatest loves were were his grandchildren, his cabins in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, and his songwriting. "Uncle Ned" lived and loved life to the fullest and would want all of us left behind to do the same. Raise your glass. Celebrate his life with us on Thursday, August 5, from 2-6 p.m. at The Newfoundland Club, 40 Wright Ave., Burnside Park, Dartmouth.


PARDY, Marie
Saturday, July 3, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
PARDY, Marie
- It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of our mother and grandmother, Marie Pardy, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, on July 1, 2004. Marie was born in Newfoundland and has lived the past 50 years in the Halifax area. In addition to being a homemaker and raising her own children, she provided needed care for over 200 foster children, aged five and under, during a 20 year period.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Edwin; son, Darrell (Carolyn), Yarmouth, Me.; daugther, Deanna (Ronald) Bellefontaine, Lower Sackville; beloved granchildren, Christopher and Stephen Pardy and Christina Bellefontaine; as well as the over 200 foster children she cared for over a 20 year period. Her love will live on in all of us. There will be a private ceremony for family only. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to QEII Health Sciences Centre.


PURDY, Doris
Thursday, July 15, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
PURDY, Doris
- 78, Rockville, Yarmouth Co., died July 14, 2004, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born November 7, 1925, in Sheers Town, NL, she was a daughter of the late William Earle and Florence Holmes. Surviving are husband, Frank Sr.; daughters, Bev (Hugh) Wilson, Bridgewater; Fern Goreham, Rockville; Lynn Reynolds, Saint John, N.B.; sons, Frank Jr., Rockville; Grant, Arcadia; Kenny (Sue), Rockville; Art (Hazel), Kelley's Cove; Ricky (Janine), Rockville; brothers, Deage, James, Earle, Sheers Town, NL; 17 grandchildren. She was predeceased by brother, William and sister, Marjorie. The remains are resting in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, where visitation will be today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. and funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m., Rev. Eugene Hurlbert officiating. Burial in Chebogue Cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenys@ns.aliantzinc.ca


ROSS, Lillian F.
Saturday, July 17, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
ROSS, Lillian F.
- 82, Bedford, beloved wife of Donald, went home to be with the Lord on July 16, 2004. Born in Port aux Basques, NL, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret Strickland. She was a long-time member of Bedford Baptist Church, serving in various capacities including the choir, sewing circle and prayer chain. Over the years, Lillian was also involved with the recreational swimming group at Northcliffe Pool.

Besides her husband, Donald, she is survived by daughter, Betty (Don) Huntington, Mississauga, Ont.; brother, Wilson (Phyllis) Strickland, Port aux Basques; grandchildren, Crystal, Halifax and Troy, Prince Edward Island; many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 1216 Bedford Highway, Bedford. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in Bedford Baptist Church, Bedford with Rev. Dr. Ida Armstrong-Whitehouse, Rev. Nelson A. Metcalfe and Rev. Dr. George McNeill officiating. Burial will take place in Brookside Cemetery, Bedford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bedford Baptist Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Special thanks to Dr. Phillips and Dr. Jickling and the nursing staff of 7th floor, QEII Health Sciences Centre.


SCHOFIELD, Florence Mary
Friday, July 23, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
SCHOFIELD, Florence Mary
- 79, Mason's Point, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2004, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, following a long illness. Born in Rose Blanche, NL, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Ada M. (Chafe) Ewing. Florence spent her early years in Corner Brook, NL, where she attended St. Henry's School. Upon graduation, she entered nursing school at St. Mary's Hospital in Montreal, Que. She worked in her chosen profession in Corner Brook, where she will be remembered as Dr. T.T. Monaghan's competent office nurse. After leaving Corner Brook, Florence was employed as a nurse in Boston, Mass., and Halifax. She retired in 1987 from Canadian Forces Hospital, Stadacona where she worked for many years as head nurse, in the recovery room.

She is survived by her brother, Lance (Tess), Westbank, B.C.; sister, Mary (Frank) Daigle, Boise, Idaho; brother-in-law, Harold Woodmore, Grand Falls, NL; stepdaughter, Georgia Dion; stepson, Greg Schofield. She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by parents, Ernest and Ada Ewing; husband, Lionel; sister, Catherine Woodmore. Funeral service will be held today at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church, Hubbards, Father Paul Morris officiating. Burial in the Catholic Cemetery, Chester. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church. On-line condolences can be made at: www.rawalker.ca


STANFORD, Rita Louise
Thursday, July 8, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
STANFORD, Rita Louise
- Passed away July 6, 2004, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. She was born in Brookfield, Bonavista Bay, NL on June 9, 1920. Her parents were Aubrey and Lavine Piccott. Rita was married to Robert Stanford on January 2, 1941. They lived in Wesleyville, Bonavista Bay, NL until 1957. Rita moved with her husband and family to Cape Breton and then later to Scotch Village, Hants Co. After a few years, Rita and Bob moved to Toronto where they lived for 10 years. During that time, she worked in a manufacturing business. Upon retirement they returned to Nova Scotia to live in the Bridgewater area until her death.

Rita was predeceased by her parents and two sisters. She is survived by her husband, Robert and daughters, Rita, Marilyn, Carrie, Roberta, Marian, Mabel, Ethleen, Nona; sons, Merle, Charles, Gene, Ronald and Robert. There was over 40 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren at the time of her death. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in Mahone Funeral Home, Mahone Bay, Rev. Darel Tozer officiating. Burial will be in Park Cemetery, Mahone Bay. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.


WALKER, Melva Clara
Monday, July 5, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
WALKER, Melva Clara
- 82, New Minas, Kings Co., passed away Saturday, July 3, 2004, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Chance Cove, NL, she was a daughter of the late George and Rebecca (Guy) Peddle. She was employed as a cashier at the former Dominion Store, Kentville for many years. She had been active with Meals on Wheels, Seniors Bowling at Fairlanes Bowling Centre, New Minas and was an active supporter of the Kidney Foundation, who have named the Melva C. Walker Kings Chapter in her honour. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She is survived by daughter, Donna Walker, New Minas; daughter-in-law, Mary Walker (Bob White), Halifax; chosen daughter, Lesley (Wayne) Hopkins, New Minas; grandchildren, Hale, Alanna and Erin, all of Halifax; chosen grandson, Thomas, New Minas; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William; son, David; sisters, Bertha Dunphy and Mary Ann Peddle; brothers, George, Charles and Jack; chosen grandson, Nicholas. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today in W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where a funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Robert Billings officiating. A private family burial will take place at a later date in Oak Grove Cemetery, Kentville. "Don't take them to heaven, 'cause heaven knows we need them here". Please sign your donor card. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch - Melva C. Walker Kings Chapter. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.

 

 

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