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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
October 2004

 

CARROLL, Sister John Bernadette "Gertrude"
Tuesday, October 19, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
CARROLL, Sister John Bernadette "Gertrude"
- 84, died in Parkstone Enhanced Care on Monday, October 18, 2004. Born in Holyrood, NL, she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Maloney) Carroll. She entered the Sisters of Charity in Halifax in 1946, and made her Religious Profession in 1949. Sister worked in the business offices of the old Halifax Infirmary and St. Brigid's Home, Que. She served as the Director of Admissions for the old Halifax Infirmary from 1967 to 1969 and was the Assistant Administrator of St. Vincent's Guest Home from 1978 to 1980. She also served in community administration. Upon retiring to the Motherhouse in 1991, she devoted much of her spare time to her painting.

She is survived by brother, John, Northwest Territories. She was predeceased by brother, James; sisters, Ann McLaughlin and Eileen Carroll. The body will be in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse, with visitation Wednesday, October 20, from 3-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse Chapel. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. *


COSTELLO, William John "Bill"
Saturday, October 9, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
COSTELLO, William John "Bill"
- 65, Phillip Street, Truro, died Thursday, October 7, 2004, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Avondale, NL, he was a son of the late William and Maryann (Wade) Costello. He enjoyed bowling, bingo, music and being a handyman at home with his cars, gardens and outside maintenance. He was a great lover of his dog, Lady Ann. He is survived by his wife, the former Jessie (MacLeod) McDonald; sisters, Bridie Gelkies, Sault St. Marie, Ont.; Mary Black, Toronto, Ont.; brother-in-law, Frank Aucoin, NL; stepchildren, Arthur Kennedy, William McDonald, Daivid McDonald, Nancy McDonald, John McDonald, James MacDonald. He was predeceased by his first wife, Pearl; sister, Loretta. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro. Burial to be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, in Terrace Hill Cemetery, Truro. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. E-mail condolences may be sent to: 1030@alderwoods.com *


FITZGERALD, Michael
Saturday, October 9, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
Michael Fitzgerald
of Noel, Hants Co., formerly of St. Anne's, Placentia Bay, NL, aged 53 years, passed away suddenly of a massive heart attack in the presence of his brother, Joe and nephew, Todd, while on a hunting trip at Riverhead, St. Mary's Bay, NL. Michael worked for Halifax Shipyards for the past 30 years where he was a Steel Foreman. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and gardening. He had a passion for life that will be greatly missed. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 35 years, Bernice (Hennebury); daughter, Lorey (Brent) Brown; son, Mark (Caroline); parents, Nicholas and Mary Ellen Fitzgerald, Riverhead, St. Mary's Bay, NL; 10 brothers and one sister and their families; mother-in-law, Catherine Hennebury and the Hennebury families. Funeral was held in Newfoundland on Friday, October 8. A vigil to celebrate Michael's life will be held in Halifax, time to be announced at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.
"Those who have been loved are never lost" *


GARLAND, Mary
Wednesday, October 20, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
GARLAND, Mary
- 93, Halifax, passed away October 18, 2004, in Melville Lodge, Halifax. She was born in Green Point, NL, and lived in Pushthrough Hermitage Bay, NL. She was a daughter of the late Alexander and Elizabeth (Kearley) Kendall. She was a member of the E.L.F. Women's Group, A.C.W., Golden Age Centre and Topaz Rebekah Lodge No. 125, Spryfield.

She is survived by daughter, Vera (Corwin) Durnford, Spryfield; granddaughters, Christine Mackenzie and Angela Bryden; great-granddaughters, Sarah and Megan Mackenzie. She was predeceased by husband, Reid Garland; brothers, Freeman and Samuel Kendall; grandson, Reid Durnford. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today with a service at 7 p.m. by the members of Topaz Rebekah Lodge No. 125, Spryfield. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield, Rev. Diana Brett-Frye officiating. A reception will follow the service in the church hall. Interment will be in Sunrise Park Interfaith Cemetery, Hatchet Lake. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield.


HARTLEY, Mary Frances
Monday, October 25, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
HARTLEY, Mary Frances
- 94, Halifax, passed away peacefully October 24, 2004, in Northwood Manor, with her daughter Marilyn by her side. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late James and Alice (Power) Perrin. She lived her life to the fullest and had many good friends.

She is survived by children, Murray (Gloria), Dartmouth; Carolyn, Ottawa; Arthur (Donna), P.E.I.; Marilyn, Calgary; brothers, Bill Perrin and Reg Perrin, both of Halifax; sister, Mona Tobin, Ottawa; 17 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Thomas; son, Tommy; sisters, Annie and Kay; brothers, Larry and Jackie. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. A memorial mass will be held 12 noon Wednesday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, corner of Russell and Gottingen Streets. Burial to take place at a later date in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


HIBBS, John Harvey
Monday, October 4, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
HIBBS, John Harvey
- 58, Lower Sackville, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2004, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Triton, NL, he was the son of Hilda Hibbs and the late Clifford Hibbs. John worked in the mines for Inco in Windsor and Sudbury. Later he became a taxi driver for Satellite Taxi Company for 14 years. John's passion was gardening. Surviving are his loving wife, the former Jeanne Goodwin; daughter, Glenda (Les) Manuel, Bedford; Vicki (Jamie) Clarke, Mount Uniacke; Peggy Sue, Halifax; son, Leonard, Dartmouth; Curtis (Marie), Sydney; stepson, Michael (Tracey) Goodwin, Jacksonville, Fl.; stepdaughter, Tammy (Bob) Auchterlonie, Ottawa, Ont.; grandchildren, Meranda, Megan, Michael, Morgan, Max and Fraser; brothers, Hubert, Wilmore, Eric, Melvin and Hemen; sisters, Vivian, Salome, Dorothy, all of Newfoundland; sister, Ruth, Denare Beach, Sask. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, October 6, with funeral service at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 7, all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Rev. Robert Chapman officiating. Interment will be at a later date. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Victims of Crime. On-line condolences to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com**


JONES (Earle), Stella Jean
Wednesday, October 13, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
JONES (Earle), Stella Jean
- 85, Halifax, passed away October 11, 2004, in Maplestone Enhanced Care Facility, Halifax.

Born in St. John's, NL, she was a daughter of the late Weston and Elsie Earle. Stella was a retired Federal Government employee last working in the administration department of the Bedford Institute of Oceanography. She was a member of St. Paul's Anglican Church where she sang in the choir for more than 20 years. She was a life member of the I.O.D.E. She belonged to the Sylvanus A. Morton Chapter, Halifax, the N.S. Provincial Chapter and the National Chapter of Canada. She served many offices including Provincial President, First Vice-president, Regent, Vice-regent, Chapter Secretary and Treasurer and as ECHOS Secretary. She served on the National Executive Committee, Provincial Education Committee and the War Memorial Committee and as Chairman of the 70th Anniversary Project. Stella was a faithful worker and secretary of the Alumni Association of the Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts. She was the secretary of the Kings University Public Relations Association for several years and was a member of the Halifax Press Club.

She is survived by daughters, Beverley (Jim) Fawcett, Lower Sackville; Heather Jones, Newfoundland; Nancy (Scott) MacKay, Bedford; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one niece and four nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Victor E. Jones; brothers, Frank Earle and George Earle; sisters, Edith Kirby and Irene Myers. The remains are resting in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, October 14. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, October 15, in St. Paul's Anglican Church, 1749 Argyle St., Halifax, Rev. J. Newton officiating. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Stella's family would like to express their gratitude to the wonderful staff of Maplestone Enhanced Care Facility for their extraordinary care and attention. E-mail condolences to: snowfh@alderwoods.com**


KELLEGREW, Grenfell Edward James
Thursday, October 7, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
KELLEGREW, Grenfell Edward James
- 95, New Glasgow, formerly of Amherst, died Tuesday, October 5, 2004, at home. Born in Amherst on October 10, 1908, he was a son of the late John and Louise (Cram) Kellegrew, formerly of Bay Roberts, NL.

During the Second World War, he was employed at Enamel & Heating Products Limited, Aircraft Division, Amherst. Gren was a member of Trinity St. Stephen's United Church, Amherst, where he had served as a former Sunday school teacher, Elder and member of the Men's Choir and Brotherhood. Prior to retirement in 1975, he had been building superintendent for the Amherst schools. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and going to the camp with the boys. Gren loved children, had a great sense of humor and was known for his stories.

Surviving are daughter, Ruby (Frank) Bayer, New Glasgow; son, Robert (Doris) Kellegrew, Amherst; grandchildren, Peter (Shelly) Bayer, Charlotte Bayer (Steve Gallant), Michelle Kellegrew, Lisa Kellegrew, Angela Kellegrew; great-grandchildren, Caleidgh Bayer, Jacob Bayer, Kirsten Gallant, Dylan Gallant; sister, Olive Long, Amherst; brothers, Rhodes (Audrey), John (Pauline), Amherst. He was predeceased by his wife, Aldena Florence "Deanie" (MacManaman); daughters, Charlotte McKay, Nancy Ann in infancy; sisters, Joanna Halliday, Marie Lessard; brother, Jim Kellegrew. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors in Trinity St. Stephen's United Church, Amherst from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11:30 a.m. Saturday with Rev. Susan Estabrooks officiating. Interment will be in Amherst Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow and Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in his memory to the Victorian Order of Nurses or any charity of choice.
" The hands of the clock have stopped" *


LEE, Sister Mary Frederick (Elizabeth Jane)
Saturday, October 30, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
LEE, Sister Mary Frederick (Elizabeth Jane)
- 98, died in Parkstone Enhanced Care on October 29, 2004. Born in Petty Harbour, NL, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Mary (Walsh) Lee.

She entered the Sisters of Charity in Halifax in 1928 and made her Religious Profession in 1931. Sister taught school in Massachusetts for a number of years and then looked after children in the boarding schools of the Academy of the Assumption, in Massachusetts and St. Brigid's, Que. She also served the Community as Submistress of Postulants. Sister retired to Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse in 1983.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Lucy, Hannah Lee Chafe, Irene; brothers, Ambrose, George, John, and Ted. The body will be in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse, with visitation Sunday, October 31, from 3-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday at 10 a.m. in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse Chapel. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.


LEHR, William J. "Bill"
Thursday, October 21, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
LEHR, William J. "Bill"
- 61, Cornwallis Park, passed away October 15, 2004, in Valley Regional hospital after a brief illness. Bill was born in Port Blandford, NL, a place that was always in his heart. He was a son of the late Jacob and Mary Lehr.

Bill joined the Royal Canadian Navy as a supply technician May 23 1963, and retired on August 13, 1986, with numerous postings and many good friends made in his wake. He was the recipient of both a CD-2 and Queens Jubilee Medal. Bill wanted to share his military experience and training with youth, he enrolled in the Cadet Instructors Cadre in 1991 while starting up a new Sea Cadet Corps in Port Blandford, NL. He later moved to Cornwallis and served in many positions with No. 26 Cornwallis including Commanding Officer. Bill loved watching the cadets excel in the Cadet program, particularly the Range, and Biathlon programs. Bill also served at HMCS Acadia as a Range Safety Officer, where his sense of humour, and genuine concern for youth was instilled and remembered by everyone he met.

Surviving are his wife of 17 years, Betty; daughter, Karen (Douglas Giles), Dartmouth; mother-in-law, Lucy Scott-Bonise, Halifax; stepdaughter, Crystal Major, Vancouver; grandchildren, Richard and Shawna, Vancouver; brother, Clarence (Shirley), Ontario; sister, Rowena (Bryan Goodman), Newfoundland; many nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by his father, Jacob Lehr (Port Blandford), and his mother, Mary (White) (Greenspond, NL). Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to the family at Box 269 Cornwallis, NS B0S 1H0. Arrangements are under the care of Serenity Cremation & Funeral Specialists Inc., P.O. Box 239, Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0.


TUCKER, Colin Wilson
Wednesday, October 20, 2004     The Halifax Herald Limited
TUCKER, Colin Wilson
- Passed away suddenly at the age of 51 years on October 15, 2004, in Fredericton, N.B., formerly of St. Phillips, NL. He was the son of the late Lillian and Wallace Tucker, beloved husband of Sandra (Dymond) Tucker.

Colin was an avid golfer and spent many enjoyable hours on the golf course with his friends. He spent 32 years at TD Canada Trust throughout the Atlantic Region. He was actively involved in community activities through the Fredericton Rotary, Junior Achievement, Chamber of Commerce, Partners for Youth, Leadership Fredericton and many other local organizations.

Leaving to mourn his sudden passing, his beloved wife and best friend, Sandra (Dymond); the pride and joy of his life, his children, Jason and Joanne. Also mourning his passing are his sisters, Diane (Randy) Pollett, Lynn (Brian) Cleary; brother, Wayne (Norma) of Newfoundland; sisters-in-law, Jean and Tory Dymond; brothers-in-law, Bud Dymond, James (Barbara) Dymond, Derek (Maureen) Dymond, Garry (Marie) Dymond, and lifelong friend, Gord (Jackie) Squires; his nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and co-workers of TD Canada Trust. He was predeceased by his parents and brother-in-law, Clay Dymond. Visitation was already held in McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home on Monday, October 18, from 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday, October 19, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in Christ Church (Parish) today at 2 p.m., Ven. John Sharpe officiating. Interment will be in Fredericton, N.B. A memorial service will be held in St. Phillips, NL, at a later date. For those who wish, memorial tributes made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation, would be appreciated. www.mcadamsfh.com

 

 

Page Contributed by George Newbury

** Contributed by Bill Cook

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

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