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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
March 2004

 

BANFIELD, Martha Jane "Jenney"
Monday, March 22, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
BANFIELD, Martha Jane "Jenney"
- 100, passed away in Ocean View Manor, March 21, 2004. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Hardiman) Melloy. She is survived by son, Orlando "Olie" (Christine), Armdale; daughter, Joyce (William) Shiers, Halifax; brother, Stan (Helen) Melloy, Vancouver, B.C.; sister, Hettie (Haward) Tillor, St. John's, NL; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Harvey; daughter, Muriel; sisters, Mary, Jessie, Emily; brothers, James, Fred, John, Bill. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Richard Walsh officiating. Burial in Fairview Lawn Cemetery.


BENNETT, Avril Lillian
Thursday, March 4, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
BENNETT, Avril Lillian
- 62, Liberty Lodge, Berwick, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2004, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Cornerbrook, NL, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Barbara (Stone) Rowe. She is survived by son, John (Peggy) Bennett, Glenmont, Kings Co.; sisters, Amy Bonnell and Marilyn Boone, both of Toronto; Sarah Hill, Orillia, Ont.; Bertha Wentzell, Halifax; Stella Potter, Ajax, Ont.; brothers, Curtis, Gaspereau Mountain; Joseph "Jim", Hanover, Ont.; Abel, Martin, Eric, William, all of Brampton, Ont.; George and Anthony, both of Toronto; Donald, Alberta; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Francis and Wallace. There will be no visitation by family request. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 5, in W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Rev. David Taylor officiating. Donations in memory may be made to Valley Regional Hospital - Psychiatric Ward. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.


BLANCHARD, Leo William
Wednesday, March 17, 2004     The Halifax Chronicle-Herald
BLANCHARD, Leo William
- 76, Joggins, died Monday, March 15, 2004, in Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Amherst. He was born in Corner Brook, NL. Leo worked for many years as a lumberman, and loved being outdoors hunting, fishing and gardening. He served in Korea with the Canadian Armed Forces.

Leo is survived by his wife, Mildred Higgins; brother and sister-in-law, Rupert and Elizabeth Strong, Amherst; nephews, Lee Strong, Earl St. Croix, Darren Canning, all of Amherst; Dale Canning, Truro; Bill Canning, Ontario; nieces, Gail Strong and Barbie Wilson, both of Amherst; grandnephews, Mark and Tyler. He was predeceased by one brother. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, with funeral service at 2 p.m. Friday March 19, both in MacDiarmid's River Hebert and Joggins Community Funeral Home (251-2877), Rev. Clarence Clarke officating. Interment will take place in Hillside Cemetery at a later date. On-line condolences may be sent to: macdiarmid@eastlink.com


CAINES, George William
Thursday, March 25, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
CAINES, George William
- 76, Halifax, passed away March 23, 2004, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Burgeo, NL, he was a son of the late John and Alice (Kendall) Caines. He was employed at Sears, and after retiring he became a Deputy Sheriff at the Halifax Law Courts.

He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Elizabeth "Betty" (Smith) Caines; daughter, Kelly (James) Coe, Dartmouth; sons, Darrell Smith, Halifax; special hunting buddy and son, Darren (Nora) Smith, Sambro Head; also survived by his children from a former marriage, Valerie (Brian) Beaver, Williamswood; Carolyne (Dan) Burns, Malagash; Louise (David) Currie, Dartmouth; George Jr. "Skip" (Janet) Caines, John (Theresa) Caines, both of Halifax; sisters, Hilda Matthews, Dorothy (Darrell) Williams, both of Dartmouth; granddaughters, Hilary Smith (light of his life); beautiful baby Samantha Smith, and several other special grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Cecil. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday in Emmanuel Church, Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, Rev. Baxter Park officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Emmanuel Church Cemetery. Donations to the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII.


CHABOT, Dwayne Gerald
Wednesday, March 3, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
CHABOT, Dwayne Gerald
- Dartmouth, died March 1, 2004, in Dartmouth. Born in Halifax, June 30 1962, he was a son of Olive Chabot, Shelburne, and Gerald (Joyce) Chabot, Dartmouth. He was predeceased by both sets of grandparents; uncle, Kenny; aunt, Lorraine (Montreal); Roy and Ronnie Bennett (Newfoundland). He will be sadly and forever missed by his parents; sister, Jeri-Lynn (Scott) Blagdon; brothers, Tony and Dean Chabot, Halifax; half-brother, Michael Gorman, St. Thomas, Ont.; nieces, Andrea Chabot, Prince Edward Island; Megan and Kristine Blagdon, Shelburne; nephews, Steven Blagdon, Shelburne; Christopher Rogers, Halifax; Michael Jr. and Joshua Gorman, St. Thomas Ont.; special uncles, Richard and Robbie, Newfoundland; special cousins, Margorie Bennett, Newfoundland; Shirley Fraiser, Edmonton; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, March 6, in H.M. Huskilson Funeral Home, Shelburne. In lieu of flowers, donations to Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division or any charity.


DOUCET, M. Georgina
Tuesday, March 30, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
DOUCET, M. Georgina
- 76, Antigonish, died March 28, 2004, in R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish. Born in Tompkins, NL, she was a daughter of the late Alexander James and Florence Cassie (MacLellan) Doucet. Georgina graduated from Mount Saint Bernard College with her secretarial diploma, and worked several years at the Bank of Nova Scotia, prior to entering St. Francis Xavier University, graduating in 1969 with her BA, B.Ed. degree. She taught in Calgary, Braemore School, Antigonish, Burlington, Ont. and Dartmouth Schools. She was a well-known and avid golfer, and was runner up for the Provincial Ladies Championship.

Surviving are brother, Rev. Paul Doucet, St. Peter's Parish, Saint John, N.B.; sisters, May, Kay, both of Antigonish; sister-in-law, Claire Doucet, Ottawa. She was predeceased by brother, Ron. Georgina's family wishes to extend to the nurses and staff at the nursing home a special thank you for the excellent care given her, during her years at the nursing home. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Pleasant Street, Antigonish. Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, Rev. Andrew Boyd presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations to the Campaign Life Coalition Nova Scotia or Highland Academy of Learning.


FARRELL, Wayne Gerard David
Tuesday, March 30, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
FARRELL, Wayne Gerard David
- 36, Deans Corner, Lunenburg Co., died March 26, 2004, in Lunenburg as a result of an Industrial Accident. Born in Marystown, NL, he was a son of Patrick Farrell, Marystown, NL, and the late Selina (Brushett) Farrell. He is survived by his wife, the former Jacquline Crouse; son, Ryan; daughter, Karen, at home; sisters, Debbie (Ed) Harris, Hants Harbour, NL; Wanda (Gerald) Foote, Marystown, NL; Lisa (Ernest) Martire, Newfoundland; brothers, Fergus and Derek, both of Brook, Alta; Gary, Little Bay, NL; five nieces; four nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Ann Marie Farrell. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, with funeral service 1:30 p.m. Thursday, both in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville, Rev. Robert Zinck officiating. Burial in Hebbville Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted. Memorial Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or the Family. On-line Condolences may be made to: racorkum@ns.sympatico.ca


FOOTE, Anne Burdock
Monday, March 22, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
FOOTE, Anne Burdock
- 99, Dartmouth, passed away March 20, 2004, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Belleoram, NL, she was a daughter of the late Captain John B. and Leah (Drake) Dicks. Surviving are son, John Sr. (Myrtle), Dartmouth; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great great-grandson; one great great-granddaughter. Anne was predeceased by her husband, William Henry Foote; daughter, Verline May; grandson, Herbert May; granddaughter, Inez Rose Foote; sisters, Addie and Muriel; brothers, Murdock, Lemual and Allen. No visitation by request. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, Rev. Carolyn Tomlin officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences to: 1065@alderwoods.com
Contributed by Ivy F. Benoit - this lady was my grandmother's first cousin


FRENCH, Annie V.
Monday, March 1, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
FRENCH, Annie V.
- 80, Sydney River, died February 29, 2004. Born in Grand Falls, NL, she was a daughter of the late Herb and Bessie (Mercer) Adams. She is survived by daughters, Barbara (Brian) Smith, Gail (Ron) Ling; son, Alan; grandchildren, Melissa Smith, Sarah and Lucus French; brothers, Bill (Margie), Max (Susan), Roy (Shirley); sister, Ruby. She was predeceased by her husband, Doug (1965). Cremation has taken place under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, 755 George St., Sydney. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in Christ Church, George Street, Sydney. twcurryparkviewchapel@ns.sympatico.ca


GREEN, John Leroy "Roy"
Monday, March 15, 2004 The Halifax Herald Limited
GREEN, John Leroy "Roy"
- 73, Forbes Point, Shelburne Co., passed away Thursday, March 11, 2004, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Parson's Harbour, NL, he was a son of the late John and Martha (Hardy) Green. Roy enjoyed the ocean and taking walks to enjoy nature. He was an avid hunter and liked telling stories to his friends. Roy truly enjoyed his family and will be missed by all those that knew and loved him.

Roy is survived by his sons, Gary Green, Halifax; Leroy Green, Red Deer, Alta.; daughters, Diane (John) Winsor, Baie Verte, NL; Janice (Wilson) Spencer, Forbes Point; Susan Green (Tony) Whelan, Red Deer, Alta.; brother, Edgar (Mary) Green, Harbour Breton, NL; sister, Ada (Jim) Day, St. John's, NL; grandchildren, Michael, April, Kayla, Maria, Richard, Marc; great-grandchildren, Daniel and Nicholas. He was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie. Memorial service was held 2 p.m. Sunday, March 14, in Advent Christian Church, Bear Point, officiated by Rev. Grant Milroy. Interment will be at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice**


HAGGETT, Robert
Thursday, March 2, 1972     The Chronicle-Herald

NORTH SYDNEY - Robert Haggett, 66, of Truro, a former Sydney steel worker, died Tuesday in Colchester Hospital, Truro. He was born in Newfoundland, son of the late Mr and Mrs Robert Haggett, and lived in Truro for the past two years. He was a member of St John's Anglican Church.

He is survived by his wife, the former Lillian Thornhill; five daughters, Marina (Mrs Gordon Blair), Truro; Priscilla (Mrs Archie Gillis), Vancouver; Rita (Mrs R. J. Floyd), Toronto; Lillian (Mrs John Clarke) and Florence (Mrs Archie Collins), both of North Sydney; 24 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. The body is at the W. J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral services will be held today at 2:30 p.m. in St John's Anglican Church, with a committal service at the Royal Canadian Legion memorial chapel.


HOWELL, Eileen Marie
Monday, March 15, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
HOWELL, Eileen Marie
- 70, Creignish, passed away Sunday, March 14, 2004, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Rose Blanche, NL, she was a daughter of the late James and Elsie (Hatcher) Hardy. She was a former employee of Sears in Port Hawkesbury and Woody's Crane Rentals Ltd. She was a member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Port Hawkesbury. She enjoyed her special times with her grandchildren and family, and has left them with many happy memories. She enjoyed her camping trips and was given the strength in the summer of 2003 to travel to Newfoundland.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Woodrow Sr.; son, Lennie and granddaughter Victoria, Craigmore; son, Woody Jr. (Marcella) and grandsons Jamie, Bobby and Christopher, all of Troy; step-granddaughter, Kelley, Yarmouth; daughter, Nancy (Todd) Gilmore and grandchildren Jessica and Michael, Lawrencetown; sister, Beulah (Neil) MacDonald, Florence; brother, James (Debbie) Hardy, George's River. It is Eileen's wish that there be no visitation. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Rev. Michael Conrad officiating. Burial at a later date in the church cemetery. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to Holy Trinity Anglican Church or Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com Special thanks to all her devoted friends and the wonderful staff at St. Martha's Regional Hospital, especially Dr. Jeannie Cameron.


INGRAM, Effie Hilda
Wednesday, March 17, 2004     The Halifax Chronicle-Herald
INGRAM, Effie Hilda
- 86, Halifax, passed away March 15, 2004, in Glades Lodge, Halifax. Born in Harbour Breton, NL, she was a daughter of the late George and Elian Harris. She is survived by son, Harold Lloyd (Lynda); grandchildren, Kelly, Cathy, Alex; great-grandchildren, Ethan Lloyd Ingram Dulmage, all of Picton, Ont; daughter, Eleanor Eileen Schramel; grandchildren, Emily and Jesse, of Wacoumda, Ill; sisters, Sarah, Hickman, Elizabeth Rose, Mary Day and Jane Loneless; brother, Abraham Harris; nieces, Brenda Dawe-Slanley, Rose Green, Sandra Harris, Elsie and Blanche Grandy, Olive Pope, all of Newfoundland; Martha Petetrie, Bridgewater; Helen Rogers, Lunenburg; nephews, John and Garfield Hickman. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield, Rev. Baxter Park officating. Interment at a later date.


JOHNSON, Max, P.Eng.
Thursday, March 25, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
JOHNSON, Max, P.Eng.
- 39, St. John's, NL, formerly of Abercrombie, passed peacefully away March 23, 2004, at his residence in St. John's, NL. Mourned by his wife, Michelle; sons, Eric and Jamie; parents, Andy and Carol Johnson, New Glasgow; siblings, Sheldon Leuck, Aaron (Michelle), both of Nova Scotia; Sarah To, Gilbert, NL; grandmother, Doreen MacKenzie, British Columbia; parents-in-law, Jim and Marsha, Nova Scotia; Eric and Dianne, New Brunswick; sister-in-law, Shannon (Frank); brother-in-law, Paul (Sylvia); as well as numerous other relatives, friends and co-workers at Rutter Tech, especially Joe Ryan and Steve Motty. Resting in Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., St. John's, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday. Cremation will follow the visitation. No funeral service. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Centre. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.


KENNEDY, Myrtis May
Monday, March 8, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
KENNEDY, Myrtis May
- 93, Halifax, passed away March 6, 2004, in Northwood Centre. Born in St. John's, NL, she was a daughter of the late Selby and Mary (Piercy) Hopkins (Hearts Content, NL). She was a member of Emmanuel Church and was active in church work. She was an avid curler and enjoyed bowling. She was an active member of the Progressive Conservative Party since 1928. She was the mother of sons, David (Norma), Liverpool; Robert (Betty) and Doug (Cathy), all of Dartmouth; sister, Mary Robinson, Alberta; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by her family and loved ones. She was predeceased by husband, James Alexander; son, Don and his wife Lorraine; sisters, Edith Hand, Muriel Dixon, and brothers, Bob Hopkins and Arch Hopkins. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, Rev. Jim Anderson officiating. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Northwood Care Inc. On-line condolences to: 1065@alderwoods.com


KERR, Anne Bernice
Friday, March 12, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
KERR, Anne Bernice
- 80, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2004, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Born in St. John's, NL, in 1923, Anne Bernice Norman was best known as "Bee" and "Bee-Bee" by her family, her friends and business associates. Bee joined the war effort from Newfoundland in 1943, coming first to Halifax, then later stationed in Washington, D.C., serving at the Pentagon. Bee was predeceased by her husband, Ernest Orville Kerr "Ernie" who died in 1988. Bee and Ernie owned and operated one of the earliest business centres in Metro before and after Scotia Square was first built. When Bee wasn't running Maritime Business Centre, you could find her at Ashburn, at another golf club Field Day or, in the winter, at the ski hills with Ernie and the rest of the family. She was also an avid bridge player, and a devoted volunteer with the United Church. She was a cool, absolutely energized and very talkative Newfoundlander.

She is survived by her oldest daughter, Cathy Guest and her husband, Philip; grandsons, Tristan and Taran, St. Margaret's Bay; her son, David and his wife Reta (Killen); granddaughters, Jessica and Erin Bernice, Dartmouth; youngest daughter, Jane Murphy and her husband Sheldon; grandsons, Sam and Ben, Trenton, Ont.; sister, Ruth Mitchell and her close friend Jack McMahon, Halifax. Besides her husband, Bee was predeceased by her parents, Beniah and Annie Norman; brothers, Arthur, Robert and Herbert; sisters, Gertrude and Violet, all originally from St. John's, NL. A Celebration of Life Service will take place in Stairs Memorial Church on Hester Street in Dartmouth on Monday, March 22, at 11 a.m., with a reception to follow in the church. Her remains have been cremated. Donations may be made to Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.


MATTHEWS, John Cecil
Monday, March 15, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
MATTHEWS, John Cecil
- 86, Meaghers Grant, passed away Friday, March 12, 2004, in Matlyn Place, Onslow. Born in Burgeo, NL, he was a son of the late Ward and Martha (Caines) Matthews. John was a merchant mariner on the cable ship C.S. Cyrus Field, then he later was employed for many years at the Halifax Dockyard, and retired with many citations and awards. John loved hunting and fishing. He is survived by grandchildren, Paul Arnold, Mount Uniacke; Cheryl Arnold, Bedford; great-grandchild, Alexander Arnold. John was predeceased by his wife, the former Kathleen Veronica (Fobin); his only daughter, Eileen (Penny) Arnold; brothers, Bernard, Allen and Clayton. Cremation has taken place under the direction and care of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville

MATTHEWS, John Cecil
Wednesday, July 7, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
MATTHEWS, John Cecil
- 86, Meaghers Grant, passed away Friday, March 12, 2004, in Matlyn Place, Onslow. Born in Burgeo, NL, he was a son of the late Ward and Martha (Caines) Matthews. John was a merchant marine on the cable ship C.S. Cyrus Field, then later he was employed for many years at the Halifax Dockyard where he retired with many citations and awards. John loved hunting and fishing.

He is survived by grandchildren, Paul Arnold, Mount Uniacke; Cheryl Arnold, Bedford; great-grandchild, Alexander Arnold. John was predeceased by wife, the former Kathleen Veronica (Fobin); his only daughter, Eileen (Penny) Arnold; brothers, Bernard, Allen, and Clayton. Cremation has taken place under the direction and care of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 9, in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


OAKLEY, William George
Friday, March 5, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
OAKLEY, William George
- 77, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully March 3, 2004, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Belleoram, NL, he was the son of Christana Oakley and the late Sidney Oakley. Bill was a veteran of the Second World War and proudly served in Canada's Merchant Navy on board the S.S. Tweedsmuir Park and the S.S. Withrow Park. For his gallant efforts he was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, the Burma Star, the Italy Star, the C.V.S.M. & Clasp, and the War Medal 1939-1945. Known as "The Globetrotter", Bill shared his love of the world and its people with family and friends. In his later years his extensive collection of lapel pins became his passion to show how small the world is and how all people are special living under one sky. Bill owned the Dartmouth Laundromat and for many years friends came to visit him and view his vast collection of military memorabilia. His good nature and varied stories made warm memories for all who met him. He was an adherent of St. James United Church, Dartmouth. Bill was a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Centennial Branch 160. He also held memberships with the Canadian Merchant Navy Veteran's Association, the Royal Canadian Naval Association Peregrine Branch, the Air Force Association of Canada R111 Wing. He was a past member of the Dartmouth Gyro Club.

Sadly missed and never to be forgotten by his wife of 48 years, Margery (Morris); daughters, Sandra (Paul) Oakley-Andrews, Dartmouth; and Jo-Ann Oakley (Joel Stewart), Royersford, PA. He is also survived by his sister, Anne Hopkins; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Saturday, March 6, and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, March 7, with a Legion service 7 p.m. Sunday, all in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Portland Street, Dartmouth. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, March 8, in St. James United Church, Portland Street, Dartmouth, conducted by Rev. Glenn MacLean and Rev. Patricia Malin. Burial to follow in Mount Hermon Cemetery, Dartmouth. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to IWK Health Centre Foundation or a charity of your choice. On-line condolences to: 1065@alderwoods.com
"May the hand of a friend always be within reach. May God fill your heart with contentment and peace".


ORGAN, Ruby
Friday, March 12, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
ORGAN, Ruby
- 84, passed away peacefully March 10, 2004, in Melville Lodge Nursing Home in Halifax, surrounded by loving family. She was born in Ramea, NL., but was a resident of Halifax for most of her life. Ruby was the daughter of the late Martin and Agnes (Walters) Keeping. Her greatest joy was being around the immediate and extended family, many of whom were with her in the time of her death. She is survived by her daughter, Josephine (Billy) Grandy; sisters, Francis Organ, Rita (Ed) Vanier, Florence (Dave) Quinn, Shirley; brothers, Randall (Violet), Lewis, Meril (Joyce) and Gordie (Jean); grandchildren, Jeffery, Darren, Jason, Anthony, Lisa, and Robert; seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Ruby was predeceased by her husband, Job; daughter, Barbara Payne; sister, Anne Brown; brother, Norman, and infant brother, Chester. The family would like to acknowledge and thank the staff of Melville Lodge for the loving care and support given to Ruby during her time as a resident and especially in those final hours when their concern and attention was greatly appreciated. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Visitation will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, Friday, March 12, at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Saturday, March 13, at 10 a.m. in the chapel at J.A. Snow Funeral Home. Burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery. E-mail condolences to: 1016@alderwoods.com**


PARSONS, Amelia "Millie"
Thursday, March 18, 2004     The Halifax Chronicle-Herald
Amelia "Millie" Parsons
- 68, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully in Dartmouth General Hospital on March 16, 2004, surrounded by her family. Born in Anchor Point, NL, she was the youngest daughter of the late Elijah and Bertha Genge. Surviving are her husband of 43 years , James "Jim"; daughter, Cindy (Ken) Boyce; sons, Jim (Aurora) and Barry (Lesa), all of Dartmouth; grandchildren, Leigh-Anne, Brett, Glenn and Mitchell; sister, Susan Pilgram; brother, Norman Genge, Anchor Point, NL; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Ronald, Chesley; sister, Dora. She was a caring loving wife, mother and grandmother. Many thanks to the staff at Oakwood Nursing Home for their care of Millie for the past four years. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today with funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home Chapel, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Arthur Snow officating. Burial to take place in dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Home Centre. Family flowers only. On-line condolences to www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


PERRY, George
Thursday, March 2, 1972     The Chronicle-Herald

NORTH SYDNEY, - George Perry, 81, of 17 High Street, North Sydney, a retired coal miner, died Tuesday in Stella Maris residence. He was the son of the late Mr and Mrs Noah Perry of Conception Bay, Nfld., and had lived in North Sydney for the past 65 years. He was a member of St Matthew Wesley United Church. He is survived by two sons, Archie, Malden, Mass., William, North Sydney; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The body is at the W. J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.


ROSE, Charles "Clayton"
Wednesday, March 10, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
ROSE, Charles "Clayton"
- 82. It is with deep sadness the family of Clayton Rose announces his passing. Clayton passed away peacefully in Arborstone Enhanced Care, where he was a resident for several years. Born October 24, 1921, in Grate's Harbour, NL, he was retired from National Sea Products Ltd., 40 Fathom Division, where he was employed for over 30 years. Clayton is survived by his wife, Mary Rose, Halifax; daughters, Amelia (Neil), Halifax; Midge (Gordie), Cape Breton; Tina (Doug), Ottawa; Nancy (Wayne), Mount Uniacke; Dianne (Van Sr.), Florida; Beatrice, Halifax; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Clayton was predeceased by his infant son, Charles Benjamin. Visitation will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, with funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday. Burial will follow service in Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Sackville. Heartfelt thanks to the fourth floor staff at Arborstone for the special care and attention given to our father over the many years. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association. Family flowers only please. On-line condolences may be sent to: 1016@alderwoods.com


SHEAVES, Madeline Annie
Friday, March 26, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
SHEAVES, Madeline Annie - Corner Brook, NL
. It is with great sadness that the family of the late Madeline Sheaves announce her passing on Wednesday, March 24, 2004, in Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with very fond and loving memories are daughter, Dianne Smith (Randy), Waverley; son, Jeff (friend Trina), Corner Brook, NL; grandchildren, Pamela, Paul, Joan, Dianne, Twilia, Trina, Scott, Victoria, Caroline, Andrew, Olivia, Elliott and Mitchell; many great-grandchildren; sister, Susan Fudge, Corner Brook; sister-in-law, Vera Murphy (Tom), Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, many relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank Scott Sheaves (1996); sons, William James (1990), Frank Raymond (2003); daughter, Linda Joan (2000). Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Ave., Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held Saturday, March 27, 2 p.m. in Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street, The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow in Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted.
"She is above now, and shines down upon her family, guiding them through their time of mourning. She will be forever missed."


WELLON, Rudy Raymond
Saturday, March 13, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
WELLON, Rudy Raymond
- 56, Dartmouth, died March 12, 2004, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Corner Brook, NL, he was a son of the late Raymond and Francis (Lundrigan) Wellon. He was a long-time active member of St. Paul's Church, and a 3rd degree member of St. Paul's Council Knights of Columbus. He was employed with Metro Transit for the past 29 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Sylvia Bennett; daughter, Kelly (John) McCarthy, Lower Sackville; son, Kerry, Dartmouth; grandson, Taylor; stepsons, Joe Bennett, Carl, Wayne, Court, Mitch and Rick Connolly, many step-grandchildren; brother Robert, Labrador. He was predeceased by brother, Ted. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral will be 10 A.M. Tuesday in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Windmill Road, Father Charles Burke officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Burial will be in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society.


ZWICKER, Catherine Ellen "Kit"
Tuesday, March 23, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
ZWICKER, Catherine Ellen "Kit"
- 53, Brickton, died March 20, 2004, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Fox Harbour, NL, she was a daughter of Patrick "Paddy" and Mary Ellen "Nelly" Carroll. She was a former employee of the Kingston Diner and an avid quilter and seamstress.

Surviving are her daughters, Sherry Zwicker, Dartmouth; Michelle Ruggles, Nictaux; son, Christopher (Kelli) Zwicker, Halifax; sisters, Judy (Jr.) Mulrooney, Mame (Ken) Duke, Bet (Cyril) Noseworthy, all of Newfoundland; Ellen (John) Griffiths, Vi (Gordon) Murray, both of Ontario; brothers, Bill (Doris), Pat (Patsy), Jerome (Barb), all of Newfoundland; Cyril (Dee), Gary (Sandra), both of Ontario; grandchildren, Jessica, Kyle, Arianna, Austin; many special nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Vernon. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, both in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Bill McLeod officiating. Interment in Nictaux Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences to: roopfh@ns.sympatico.ca

 

 

Page Contributed by George Newbury

** Obituaries contributed by Bill Cook

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)

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