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ALEXANDER, David Joseph, P.Eng.
He graduated from NSTU in 1953 in Civil Engineering with Honours in Mathematics. He was a commissioned officer (1953) posted to the 57th Independent Field Squadron of Engineers in Germany. Following return to Canada, he was employed with National Research Council in Ottawa for a year and then went with Department of Highways, Newfoundland Government, where he was assistant engineer in the construction of the Trans Canada Highway on the west coast of Newfoundland. In 1956, he took up employment with the U.S. Government on the air base in Stephenville as engineer and later as chief engineer on base. In 1958, he joined National Parks of Canada working on the construction of Terra Nova National Park; was involved in the restoration of Cabot Tower on Signal Hill; the John Guy Memorial; the hydrological and geological survey of the Viking site at Lance-Aux-Meadows and the restoration of the King's Bastion, which included the Chateau St. Jean at the Fortress of Louisbourg. In 1966, he accepted a position with Bell Canada and was employed at various times in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and London, before retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 28, in St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 339 King St., Windsor. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. The family wishes to thank the tremendous support received from Dr. Iona Wile, the Victorian Order of Nurses and Home Care. A loving husband, father and grandfather, David will be sorely missed by his family and friends. Arrangements are entrusted to Serenity Cremation & Funeral Specialists Inc., P.O. Box 239, Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0. Cards of sympathy may be sent to this address or via: email@example.com
Surviving are daughters, Louise (Aulden) Henley, Halifax; Gwen (William) MacDonald, Red Deer, Alta.; sons, Kenneth, Red Deer, Alta.; James T., Halifax; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, James R. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, and 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., where funeral service will be 3 p.m. Thursday in the chapel, Rev. Peter Armstrong officiating. Interment in St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice. The family would like to say thank you to the emergency department and all the nurses and staff on 8.1 at the QEII. E-mail condolences to: firstname.lastname@example.org
COTTER, James Lawrence "Jim"
CRUIKSHANK, Ruby Florence
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Charles F. "Fern"; brothers, Gordon (Pat), Samuel(Charmaine), both of Gambo, NL; Dave (Doris) Granter, Liscomb, Guys Co.; nephews, Peter, Perry, Charlie, Shawn and Shane; niece, Debbie; great-niece, Heather. He was predeceased by sister, Joyce Oldford. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, with prayers at 7:30 p.m., all in D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour. Funeral service will be held Monday 2 p.m. in St. Peters Roman Catholic Church, Sheet Harbour, Father Gilbert Bertrand OMI officiating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the St. Peters Church or Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences to: email@example.com
ELLIOTT, John "Jack" Robert
FRENCH, Harry Lloyd
He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Marie (Clarke); sons, Richard "Rick" (Cathy), Wolfville; Gerald (Sylvie), Lower Sackville; grandsons, Wesley and Andre; granddaughter, Stacey, as well as a great-granddaughter, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Ada (Hollett); brothers, Doug and Melvin; sister, Barbara, and adopted daughter, Sharon (Landry) Collins. He brought laughter and kindness to everyone he met. Visitation hours 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., where funeral service will take place Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel, Rev. Mark Kingsbury officiating. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. On-line condolences: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
GOULDING, Dr. Gordon Lloyd
Born in Grand Falls, NL, he was a son of the late Harold and Loulla (Loveridge) Goulding. He is survived by his wife, Mary Sue (Phinney); sons, Dr. Tom Goulding and his wife Ella, St. Stephen, N.B.; Dr. Jim Goulding and his wife Denise, Victoria, B.C.; brother, Franklin and his wife Barbara, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL; sisters, Joy (Mrs. Ray Pretty), Grand Falls-Windsor, NL; Una (Mrs. Charlie Cook), St. John's, NL; grandchildren, Gordon, Sarah, Andrew, David, Nicole, and Michael; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Mona Hounsell and sister, Una Grace. Special thanks to the Heart Function Clinic and the Medical Ward staff of Valley Regional Hospital, Dr. Wayne Phillips, Dr. David Marsters and Dr. David Hirch. Cremation has taken place. By personal request there will be no visitation or funeral service. A graveside service will be held at the family plot at a later date in Grand Falls, NL. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart Function Clinic of
Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, or the Renal Clinic of the VG Site,
QEII. Arrangements are entrusted to Serenity Cremation & Funeral
Specialists Inc., P.O. Box 239, Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0. Cards of sympathy may be sent to this address or via: firstname.lastname@example.org
Winston is survived by his wife, Nancy (Lamond); daughters, Erin, at home; Lauren, at home; Lindsay (Shane) Bailey, Glace Bay; parents, Graham and Beth King, Millertown, NL; brother, David (Sue) and his children, Janet (Dohms) and Amy, Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.; sisters, Kathy (Jerry) Porter and her children Jeremy, Nicholas and Laura, Lawrencetown; Wanda (Ted) Newell and her children, Nathan, Zoe and Eli, Jemseg, N.B.; mother-in-law, Evelyn Lamond, Sydney Mines; sister-in-law, Diane (Peter) van der Horden, Halifax.
Winston was born in Saint John, N.B., but moved as a child to Halifax and then to Stellarton, Pictou and New Glasgow. He finished high school in Pictou and worked for a short period of time at Michelin Tire in Granton. He then attended Dalhousie University, graduating in 1976 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He began working for the Royal Bank in that same year and continued to do so until the onset of his illness in November 2003. His career with the bank took him to Bedford, St. John's, NL, Truro, Lower Sackville, Musquodoboit Harbour, Clark's Harbour, New Waterford and Glace Bay.
Although Winston was raised in the Salvation Army, he had the opportunity due to his mobility to support various churches. He shared his musical talents in all of these many places, whether this was playing a brass instrument or sharing his love of choral music. Until incapacitated due to illness, he was the director of Knox United Church Choir in Glace Bay, and the treasurer of the Cape Breton Chorale. He had also been the treasurer of the Cape Breton Community Concert Association and at one time a member of the Rotary Club of New Waterford. He was an avid golfer and a former member of the Lingan Golf Club. The many cards and letters Winston received during his illness are a testament to the high esteem in which he was held. His keen sense of humour was appreciated by his family as well as his many friends and co-workers. Even when confined to a bed and robbed of the gift of speech, he was able to bring laughter to a room. His Christian faith was his anchor and since his illness he testified to many people of the wonderful gift of peace that God had bestowed upon him. In accordance with Winston's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place Friday, June 18, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A service to honour his memory will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in Knox United Church, Commercial Street, Glace Bay, Rev. Eric Lynk officiating. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Palliative Care Unit, Victorian Order of Nurses, Knox United Church Choir or a charity of your choice.
LEE, W. John
MELANOVICH, Jolene Ames
Surviving are daughters, Susan Jolene Melanovich, Sandra Ruth Spence, Stephanie Arlene Melanovich; son, Stephen Arlen Melanovich; brother, Eric Winter, Newfoundland; sister, Shirley Hutchinson, Newfoundland, and three grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Alex Melanovich in January 2004. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held Wednesday, June 16, at 2 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow. Donations may be made to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch. On-line condolences to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
MURPHY, Jeanette Mary
Jeanette will always be remembered and deeply missed by her son, Paul Martin, Kelowna, B.C.; brothers, Ron (Daphne) Murphy, Odessa, Ont.; Reg (Uli) Murphy, Morewood, Ont.; Wayne (Paulette) Murphy, Fort Francis, Ont.;
Lester Murphy, Labrador City, NL; Peter (Judy) Murphy, Thunder Bay, Ont.; sisters, Eleanor (John) Murphy, Prince George, B.C.; Bridie (Felix) Gambin, Grand Falls, NL; Diane (John) McGrath, Churchill Falls, Labrador; her large Halifax family consisting of close friends too numerous to list. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service was held on February 11 in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home Chapel, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. A very special thank you to the VG staff, especially the Palliative Care Unit, and Jeanette's large circle of close friends and acquaintances that were there for us during a most difficult time prior to and following her passing. Burial will take place on June 19 in Newfoundland. Visitation with the family at the church in Long Harbour will be 7 p.m. Friday, June 18, with a prayer service at 8 p.m., followed by a eulogy in celebration of her life. A funeral mass, followed by interment at the cemetery, will be celebrated 1 p.m. Saturday, June 19, in Long Harbour. Reception to follow in the parish hall. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jeanette's memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
NICKERSON, William Gilbert "Billy Skins"
Billy spent the majority of his life living on Cape Sable Island but ventured to where the sea called him. Billy had a passion for fishing and to captain his boat, the Fins and Skins. Billy was an avid supporter of Special Olympics as well as other community fundraisers. Billy has numerous family and friends that will deeply miss him but smile in his memory. Visitation will be held Friday, June 18, 7-9 p.m. in Huskilson's Funeral Home, Barrington Passage, where memorial service will be held Saturday, June 19, at 2 p.m., Rev. Shaun Hatfield officiating. Those wishing can make donations to the Special Olympics or Canadian Cancer Society.
O'FLAHERTY (Murphy), Elizabeth Ann
PROSSER, Irene Charlotte
Surviving are son, Maxwell (Monica); daughter, Donna (Doug) MacDonald, both of North Sydney; grandchildren, Karen (Edward) Kemp, Sherry (John) Fraser, Kimberly (Donald) MacIvor, Duane Prosser, Kent (Kimberley) MacDonald, Aimee (Todd) Lyons and Jordan Prosser;
great-grandchildren, Meaghan, Bethany and Julia Kemp, Faith and Jack Fraser, Sidney and Kegan MacIvor, Paige MacDonald and Layne Prosser. Also surviving are sisters, Emily (Malcolm) Pitcher and Evelyn (Launce) Shirley; brother, Leonard (Florence) Knott, all of North Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank; sister, Hilda Day and brothers, Edward and Maxwell Knott. Visitation for Irene was held Wednesday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. The service celebrating her life to be held today at 2 p.m. in St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Archdeacon Reg MacDonald
officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton, St. John's Anglican Church Fund or charity of choice.
RODGERS, Hedley Vincent
He is survived by his wife, Rosemary, West Lochaber; son, Greg; daughter-in-law, Monica, and grandson, Jake, Dartmouth; five brothers and five sisters. Cremation has taken place. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations in Hedley's memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences: www.clcurry.com
WOUNDY, Elsie "Evelyn"
Evelyn is survived by husband, William Sr.; daughters, Jane (Robert) Cleveland, Lunenburg; Cynthia (Peter) Creaser, Chelsea; son, William Jr. (Edna) Woundy, Martin's Brook; sister, Mildred Reardon, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Bobbie Cleveland, Wendy Hodder, Stephanie Hynick, Ted Woundy; great-grandchildren, Cory Hodder, Christopher Hodder, Laura-Lee Hynick, and Jason and Krista Cleveland. She was predeceased by sister, Betty; brothers, Bill, James, Lewis, and Eli. A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Tuesday in Central United Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Grace Caines-Corkum officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy. No. 3, Lunenburg. Flowers from the immediate family, memorial donations may be made to Central United Church or Fishermen's Memorial Hospital. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca
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