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Halifax Herald
May 2004

 

ANDREWS (Chapman), Muriel W.
Thursday, May 27, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
ANDREWS (Chapman), Muriel W.
- Born in Amherst, on October 20, 1914, daughter to the late Charles and Alice (Parker) Chapman. Muriel W. Andrews passed away peacefully in Leonard A. Miller Center, St. John's, NL on Monday, May 24, 2004, in her 90th year. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph; brothers, Morris and Jack Chapman. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Bob (Elizabeth), Calgary, Alta.; Don (Eileen), Moncton, N.B.; Stephen (Emir), Portugal Cove/St. Philips; beloved grandchildren, Robert (Cathy), Scott (Rob), Susan, Patricia (Russell), Lori (Roc), Mark, Neil and Kimberly (Craig); 11 cherished great-grandchildren. Also left to mourn are her brothers, Alison and Courtland "Tubby" Chapman; sisters-in-law, Lillian Chapman, Marg Noseworthy, Doris Andrews and Edith Splane; caregivers, Tracey and Peg Bryne; nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Funeral service will take place today at 2 p.m. in Carnell Memorial Chapel, 329 Freshwater Rd., St. John's, NL, with private interment to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Canadian Diabetes Assocation.


BARRY, Jacqueline
Tuesday, May 11, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
BARRY, Jacqueline
- 56, Simpsons Corner, Lunenburg Co., passed away at home on Friday, May 7, 2004. She was a daughter of Etta Samms, Codroy, NL, and the late Walter Samms. Surviving are her husband, Joe; son, Jason, Simpsons Corner; sisters, Ann Wood (Don), Kingston, Ont.; Sheila Aucoin (Frank), Fort McMurray, Alta.; Marlene Courtney (Claude), Codroy, NL; Debbie Downey (Terry), Doyles, NL; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Sweeny's Funeral Home, 4895 Route 10, New Germany. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in Union Church, Simpsons Corner, Rev. Tom Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Simpsons Corner. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Victorian Order of Nurses or the Palliative Care Unit of Health Services. On-line condolences may be made at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com


CONRAD, Hilda Blanche
Saturday, May 29, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
CONRAD, Hilda Blanche
- 94, Halifax, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2004, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Lumsden, NL, she was a daughter of the late William and Cindy (Parsons) Butt. She is survived by sister, Margaret Barkhouse; seven nieces and a nephew. She was predeceased by husband, Harley; sisters, Eva Tilley and Theresa Smith; brother, Tobias Butt. Visitation will be held 9-11 a.m., followed by funeral service at 11 a.m., both Monday in Cruikshanks Halifax Funeral Home, Rev. Ron Clark officiating. Burial in St. John's Cemetery. E-mail condolences to: 1066@alderwoods.com


DALEY, Brendan M.The Halifax Herald     May 19, 2004
Of Dorchester, May 18, 2004. Dear friend of Ellen A. Miller of Dorchester. Brother of Catherine Fagan, Patricia Butland, Lawrence, Madeline & Clotilda Daley, all of Newfoundland, Michael Daley of Ontario, Sarah Martin of New Bedford and Connie Daley of Melrose. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Ambrose Church, Adams St., Dorchester on Friday May 21 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS on Thurs., 4-8 PM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Brendan's name may be sent to Vista Care, 690 Canton St., Westwood, MA 02090. For information and directions www.dolanfuneral.com
Published in the Boston Globe on Wednesday, 5/19/2004.


DAUPHINEE (Noel), Georgina Ann "Jean"
Saturday, May 8, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
DAUPHINEE (Noel), Georgina Ann "Jean"
- The family of Georgina Ann Dauphinee wish to announce with great sadness her passing on May 6, 2004, at age 90. Jean was born in Fresh Water, NL, and she came to Nova Scotia during the Second World War as a Telecommunications Operator in the Womens Army Corps. She married and stayed, but Newfoundland was always "home". She worked again in the late 60s and 70s as a Telecommunications Operator in the dockyard. In her younger days she was a Sunday school teacher, Brownie Leader and J.A. leader at St. Matthias Church in Halifax. Jean loved being with younger people and telling jokes.

Jean and her brother Carson Noel were the children of the late Gibson Squires and Mary Elizabeth Noel. She is survived by her husband, Frederick James, formerly of Halifax, now living in Halls Harbour; daughter, Heather Ann (Martyn) MacDonald; her beloved granddaughters, Jennifer Lynn and Jillian Lee. She was predeceased by twin brothers in infancy. Visitation will be held 1-4 p.m. Sunday, with funeral service 10:30 a.m. Monday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Peter Armstrong officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, with reception to follow in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA, 5 Scarfe Crt., Dartmouth NS B3B 1W4, or the Public Gardens Fund. On-line condolences may be made at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com Deepest gratitude to the staff of Arborstone Enhanced Care 3rd Floor who took wonderful care of Jean.
"Mom, you were the best"


DAVIS, Dorothy
Monday, May 17, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
DAVIS, Dorothy
- 88, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2004, in Grandview Manor, Berwick. Born in Grand Bay, NL, she was a daughter of the late Wilson and Hanna Kettle, and the wife of the late Arthur Charles Davis. Surviving are daughter, Rita (Frank) Shay, Berwick; son, Robert F. Davis, Bridgewater; brother, Wilson (Violet) Kettle, St. John's, NL; sister, Carrie Abbott, Halifax; several other family members throughout Newfoundland; grandchildren, Linda (Mike) Covert, Kelly (Ted) Mahar, Barbara (Rick) Mahar, Allan (Angela) Shay; great-grandchildren, Weston, Nina, Sarah, Shay-Lynn, Cameron and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents and husband, Dorothy was predeceased by her sister, Birtha. Cremation has taken place and no visitation by request. A memorial service celebrating Dorothy's life will be held Wednesday, May 19, at 11 a.m. in Christ Anglican Church, Berwick, Rev. Charles Bull officiating with interment in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater, at 3 p.m. A reception will follow the service in the church hall. Donations in memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division or Canadian Cancer Society. A special thank you to the many staff at Grandview Manor, Berwick, for the care and compassion you gave to Dorothy and her family during the time she shared with you. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Serenity Cremation & Funeral Specialists Inc., PO Box 239, Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0. Cards of sympathy may be sent to the family at this address or on-line at: serenityfuneral@ns.sympatico.ca


DOLLIMOUNT, Samuel
Friday, May 7, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
DOLLIMOUNT, Samuel
- 85, Catalone, died May 4, 2004, at home. Born in Francois, NL, he was a son of the late John William and Catherine (Marsden) Dollimount. Surviving are sons, Wallace (Catherine), Donald (Sandra); daughter, Gladys (James) Miles; sister, Winnifred; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; companion, Evelyn MacKenzie. He was predeceased by wife, Minnie (Barter); daughter, Minnie in infancy; brother, Wallace; sister, Rosanna. Visitation was held in W.A. Chant's Funeral Home, Louisbourg. Funeral 11 a.m. today in St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Rev. Paul Findley officiating. Burial in St. Bartholomew's Anglican Cemetery.


FIANDER, Molly Durnford
Tuesday, May 4, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
FIANDER, Molly Durnford
- 76, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 2, 2004, in Dartmouth General Hospital, with her loving family at her side. Born August 18, 1927, in Rencontre West, NL, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Amelia "Susie" (Durnford) Cox. Molly loved to garden, cook and bake for her family and also enjoyed a good game of bingo.

Molly is survived by her husband of 55 years, Robie Lynton; children, Leonard (Pam), Porters Lake; Susan (Gary) Hunt, Robert (Paula), Sharon (Billy) LeClair, all of Dartmouth; Arthur (Bev), Truro; Roberta Heaslip, Dartmouth; sister, Ada Parsons, St. John's, NL; brother, Reg (Myrtle) Cox, Hermitage, NL; grandchildren, Michael, Kelly, Brian, Jeff, Jamie, Greg, Kim, Erin, Niki, Brad and Erika; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Maxwell Cox. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today and funeral service 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Interment at a later date in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Molly's memory to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia, 17 Alma Cres., Halifax, NS B3N 9Z9 or Dartmouth General Hospital (specify Palliative Care Unit), 325 Pleasant St., Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4G8 would be appreciated. Special thanks to the staff of 3 East, Dartmouth General Hospital for the exceptional care they have given Molly over the past three months. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


GERRIOR (Barrett), Dorothy Lucille
Saturday, May 15, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
GERRIOR (Barrett), Dorothy Lucille
- 82, Halifax, passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2004, in Maplestone Enhanced Care, Halifax. Born in Grand Falls, NL, she was a daughter the late Jack and Alice (Moss) Hartrey. She is survived by daughters, Penelope, Doreen and Bonita; sons, James, Kenneth, Daniel, Douglas, Alan, Patrick and Roger. She was predeceased by son, Stephen; brother, Alfred; sister, Alice. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, May 16, with funeral service 9 a.m. Monday, May 17, both in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Burial will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Bedford. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Cancer Society or Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.

BARRETT (Gerrior), Dorothy Lucille
(day before listed as Gerrior)
Sunday, May 16, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
BARRETT (Gerrior), Dorothy Lucille
- 82, Halifax, died May 13, 2004, in Maplestone Enhanced Care, Halifax. Born in Grand Falls, NL, she was a daughter the late Jack and Alice (Moss) Hartrey. Surviving are daughters, Penelope, Doreen (Bob) Beer, Bonita; sons, James, Kenneth, Daniel (Yvonne), Douglas (Paula), Alan, Patrick (Patricia Crowdis), Roger; brother, Alfred; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; especially missed by grandson, Ian. She was predeceased by son, Stephen; sister, Alice. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 9 a.m. Monday, both in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations the to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Cancer Society, or Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.


HART, William Edgar
Friday, May 21, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
HART, William Edgar
- 70, passed away on May 16, 2004. He was the son of the late Corbett and Lillian (Northover) Hart (St. John's, NL). He is survived by his wife, Doreen (Maynard); son, Paul (Donna) and daughter Charlee; grandson, Dakoda; brothers, John (Roz) and Gordon (Bernice), Mount Pearl, NL. He was predeceased by brother, George (Irene). He was a veteran of the Korean War and served with the Magnificent, Nootka, Iroquois, Buckingham, Sioux, Chaudiere, Kootenay, Saskatchewan, Assiniboine, Nipigon and Military Police over his 25 year career with the Royal Canadian Navy. Cremation has taken place under the direction of H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Berwick. Donations in Bill's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or S.P.C.A.


JANES, Roy Elwin
Friday, May 21, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
JANES, Roy Elwin
- 72, Aylesford, died Wednesday, May 19, 2004, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Broad Cove, NL, he was a son of the late Ingram and Miriam (Evans) Janes. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy for 5 years before transferring to the Canadian Air Force. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 98, Kingston. He was employed with Norm Smith Electrical until retirement.

Surviving are his wife, the former S. Marie Murphy; daughter, Paula (Mark) Woodland, Kingston; sons, Michael (Mary Ann), Edmonton, Alta.; J. Richard (Donna), Beaver Bank; Christopher (Cathy), Kingston; John (Therese), Morden Road, Kings Co.; fourteen grandchildren. He was predeceased by nine brothers and sisters. Visiting 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, with funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday, conducted by Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 98, Kingston, all in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton. Interment in North Kingston Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. On-line condolences to: roopfh@ns.sympatico.ca
"By the Lord's hand, Roy has been lead to calm waters to fish."


JESSO, Lillian Mae
Thursday, May 27, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
JESSO, Lillian Mae
- 85, died May 25, 2004. Born in Carbonear, NL, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary (Gear) Butts (Florence). Surviving are daughter, Margie; son, Bill; sisters, Janie, Ada, Ester, Irene, Doris; six grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by first husband, Bill Kascmarik Sr.; second husband, Louie Jesso; son, Louie; grandson, Billy Jr.; six sisters; four brothers. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday with funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, both in Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Rev. Ritchie Robinson officiating. Interment in Brookside Cemetery, Sydney Mines. Donations to a charity of choice.


MacLAUCHLAN (Baker), Margaret Jane
Thursday, May 20, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
MacLAUCHLAN (Baker), Margaret Jane
- Born November 24, 1941, in St. John's, NL, passed peacefully away in Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, May 14, 2004, Margaret Jane MacLauchlan of Roaches Line, NL, aged 62 years.

Margaret loved animals especially her dog "George". She loved Newfoundland music and singing "all the old songs". She enjoyed going fishing and taking Sunday drives in the country. Margaret spent the last year travelling to British Columbia, Florida and Mexico to attend her daughter's wedding. Even though battling breast cancer and diabetes, she laughed, and loved life and her family very much. She had the biggest heart in the whole world. We will miss her greatly and will cherish all the wonderful memories we have of her.

She is dearly missed by her husband, Malcolm; children, Darlene (Anthony), Sharon and John; three grandchildren; her mother, Francis Baker; brothers, Doug (Sandra), Jim (Hazel), Alfred; sisters, Elizabeth (James), Shirley (Robert), Helen (James), Barbara (Eric), Geraldine, Madonna, Mildred (Victor) and Mersedes (Paul); many nieces, nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by father, Edward Baker; brother, Frank; son, William. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service to take place today at 2 p.m. in The Salvation Army Citadel, Mundy Pond Road, NL. Inurnment to follow in The Salvation Army Cemetery, Black Marsh Road, St. John's, NL. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Clarke's Beach, NL.


MOULTON, Frederick James
Monday, May 10, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
MOULTON, Frederick James
- 78, Halifax, passed away May 6, 2004, at home. Born September 28, 1925, in Grand Bank, NL, he was a son of the late Wilbert and Amelia (Forsey) Moulton. Fred was employed by the Department of National Defence until his retirement. He was a member of the merchant marine prior to joining DND.

Surviving are his wife, Myrtle; daughter, Donalee (Allan Kindervater); sister, Helen (Ray) Rideout, Grand Bank; brother, John, Grand Bank. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. A private family funeral will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, in Snow's Chapel, Rev. Stephen Fram officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Columbarium. Family flowers only. For those who would like to celebrate Fred's memory, donations may be made to the Bide Awhile Animal Shelter or The Salvation Army. On-line condolences may be sent to: 1016@alderwoods.com


ROONEY, Louise Catherine
Wednesday, May 19, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
ROONEY, Louise Catherine - April 9, 1919 - May 17, 2004.
Louise Catherine Rooney (Debly/Issac)
died on Monday, May 17, 2004, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, surrounded by her children. Louise was the wife of Louis "Louie" J. Rooney; daughter of the late Kamel Debly (Dahr-el-Aine Lebanon) and Martha Busaid (Martinque in the Leeward Islands) and stepmother Carmel Habib Busaid Karem.

Louise graduated from Saint Vincent's Girls High School class of 1939, Saint John General School of Nursing 1942, then volunteered and served as Lieutenant Nursing Sister in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps Field Hospital and was discharged in 1945. Nursing continued in Streetsville, Ont. before raising a family in Saint John, N.B. and practising as a private duty nurse. Louise was active in the New Brunswick Private Duty Nurses Association executive and the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 64, where she was a chartered member. She held membership in the Progressive Conservative Party with a focus on the Young Progressive Conservatives. She was active in Saint John High School PTA, Girl Guides and the Catholic Women's League. Louise returned to active nursing at Saint John General Hospital, East Saint John Hospital, and Centracare. Her time as an instructor at Saint John General School of Nursing at the University of New Brunswick Saint John Campus was her crowning moment in her nursing career. Upon retirement she moved to Halifax where she was on the executive of the Northwest Seniors Club, lawn bowled with Saint Mary's Lawn Bowling Club and enjoyed speed skating.

She is survived by her children, Catherine (Robert) Parsons, Portugal Cove, NL; Constance, Halifax; James (Catherine), Halifax; Richard, St. John's, NL; Carmel (Farid Taheri), Halifax; sisters, Josephine Plume, Saint John, N.B.; Eileen Farnsworth, Vancouver, B.C.; Irene Chalifoux, Parksville, B.C.; 14 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Louise was predeceased by her husband, Louis; son, John; brothers, Frank, Joseph and John; sisters, Teresa, Eva and Rose. As per Louise's wishes the body has been cremated. The family will be welcoming guests at the home of Carmel, 27 Downs Ave., Halifax, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Celebration of Louise's Life will continue at Brenans Funeral Home in Saint John, N.B. on Thursday with visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at Saint Pius X Church, Saint John, N.B. on Friday at 11 a.m. with a reception to follow.


SCHNARE, Lucille Barbara "Lucy"
Tuesday, May 11, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
SCHNARE, Lucille Barbara "Lucy"
- 81, Halifax, died Friday, May 7, 2004, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in St. Lawrence, NL, she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Pearl Slaney (Walsh).

We are sad to announce the passing of our mother, sister and friend. She passed away peacefully in her sleep with her family around her. Born November 17, 1922, she moved to Halifax in 1946. She was an avid dart player and played at the Scotia Branch Legion 25. Later in life she enjoyed her visits to the Casino. She will be missed by many.

Surviving are son, Bernard Wayne Schnare (Karen), Lower Sackville; sisters, Annie Shea, Bride McGrath, both of Halifax; brother, Michael Slaney, St. Lawrence, NL; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, James "Jim"; brother, Phil; sister, Rose. No visitation by request of family. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax, Wednesday, May 12, at 11 a.m. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Metro Food Bank or a charity of choice.


SMITH, Donald
Saturday, May 29, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
SMITH, Donald
- 44, Western Shore, Lunenburg Co., died May 26, 2004, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Stephenville Crossing, NL, he was a son of Winnie (Besaw) Smith, Western Shore, and the late Patrick Smith. He began fishing at age 15 and was employed at Deep Sea Trawlers, now Clearwater, for the last 20 years as a cook on the Ernest E. Pierce. He was an avid Boston Bruins fan. He very much enjoyed his little grandson Jesse.

Donald is survived by his wife, the former Sandra Keddy; father and mother-in-law, George and Doris "Sis" Keddy, Bridgewater; son, Shawn, at home; daughter, Tracy (Jeff Myra), Western Shore; sisters, Shelley (Todd) Hiltz, Martin's River; Lisa (Billy) Zinck, Felicia (Jamie Sawler), all of Chester; Amanda (Kevin Moland), Western Shore; brothers, Patrick (Bonnie Rafuse), Martins River; Harold Woodfine (Brenda), Stephenville, NL; Tony (Bertha Barkhouse), Martins Point; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Tommy and sister-in-law, Susan Pierce. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Davis Funeral Home, Chester. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday in St. Augustine's Catholic Church, Chester, Father Paul Morris officiating. Burial to follow in Western Shore Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association.

 

 

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