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BENTEAU, Herbert Joseph
Herb served proudly in the Canadian Navy during the Second World War and then, until his retirement, at Defence Research Establishment Atlantic. He loved the great outdoors. His family and friends remember well his hunting and fishing prowess, amply demonstrated by many a mess of fish and his collection of trophies in the den. Herb remembered his Newfoundland roots throughout his life and never tired of good music, good humour and a good yarn. He is resting in Dartmouth Funeral Home. Visitations will be on Sunday, August 21, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Paul's Catholic Church, Dartmouth, on Monday, August 22, at 10 a.m., with interment to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. For those who wish, donations in his memory may be made to The Lung Association.
BROWN, Capt. Llewellyn "Lew"
He is survived by his wife, the former Rita Willliams; daughters, Paula (Anthony) Williams, East Green Harbour; Karis (Teddy) Hemeon, East Green Harbour; sisters, Jean (Bernard) Johnson, St. Anthony, Nfld.; Byril (Bernard) Biles, St. Anthony, Nfld., Margaret Brown, Griquet, Nfld., Irene (Raymond) Elliott, Happy Valley, Labrador; granddaughters, Erica and Alyssa. He was predeceased by daughter, Betty Virginia in infancy; brothers, John and Allan; sisters, Karis, Martha, Dullcie. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 16, in Lockeport United Baptist Church with Rev. Lloyd Stewart officiating. Visitation will be today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Lockeport. Burial will be in Osborne Harbour Cemetery. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lockeport First Responders or charity of choice.
He is survived by daughters, Beverly (Richard) Zwicker, Italy Cross; Janet (Greg) MacNeil, Italy Cross; sons, Norman (Lynn), Terrace, B.C.; Leonard (Brenda), Webster, N.Y., U.S.A.; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Eleanor Lohnes; granddaughter, Meaghan Carey; brothers, Aidan and Vincent; sisters, Elizabeth and Margaret. There will be no flowers or visitation by request. A memorial service will be held 3:30 p.m. today in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater. Burial will be held in Maple Hill Cemetery, Voglers Cove, at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Maple Hill Cemetery Fund, Voglers Cove or a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be made at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com
CLARKE (Fradsham), Vera
Vera is survived by her children, Melvin Clarke (Peggy), Chester Grant;
Sharon MacDonald (Don), Sheet Harbour, and Gary Clarke (Kim), Porters Lake;
grandchildren, Troy Muise (Darcie), Terri Neima (Peter), Jimmy, Ricky and
Shawn Clarke, Kara White (Adam), Leigh McCormick (Rosemary), Ronnie Clarke
(Debbie); nine great-grandchildren; brothers, McKinley, Boyce and Pratt Fradsham,
Newfoundland; Clifford Fradsham, Toronto; sisters, Olga Budden, Sybil O'Driscoll,
Robena Fradsham, Newfoundland; Judy Wells, Ontario; several nieces and nephews.
An infant son; brother, Az, and sister, Lillian Fradsham, predeceased her.
Special thanks to Melvin, Peggy and all family members for taking such great
care of Mom in her later years, helping her to stay in the place she loved
the most - her home, to the Chester Basin Fire Department for their quick and
helpful responses, the QEII IMCU and Valley Regional Hospital ICU nurses and
doctors for all their help. There will be no visitation by request. Arrangements
have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where
the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel. Cremation and
private family burial to follow. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Vera's memory
to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Chester Basin Fire Department
or Valley Regional Hospital would be appreciated. On-line condolences may
be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
CLOTHIER, George William
George is survived by his daughter, Joan (Edward) Leblanc, Grimsby, Ont.; sons, Henry (Germaine), Chester; William (Patsy), Port Williams; brother, James "Jimmie" (Jeanette), Chester Basin; sister-in-law, Gladys Meisner, Upper Blandford; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Greta (Melvin); brothers, John "Jack" (Clara) and Angus; brother-in-law, John Meisner. His ready smile and friendly manner will be missed by all. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 2, from 1 p.m. until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. in Davis Funeral Home, Chester, Father Jim McCorriston officiating. Burial in St. George's Anglican Church Cemetery, East River. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice
CROUSE, Eileen E.
She is survived by her son-in-law, George Follett, Lunenburg; granddaughters, Nancy Follett and Sheri Follett Zinck(Robert), both of Bridgewater; great-grandchildren, Morgan Jade and Dylan; sister-in-law, Eva Walters, St. John's, Nfld. She was predeceased by her husband, Carlton; daughter, Ann Follett; brother, Whitman. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. No. 3, Lunenburg, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Ken Wild officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church or to Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca
EAVIS, Capt. Leslie Kenneth,
Master, Master Mariner
Born into a seafaring family with both uncles and his father as Masters, he made his life the sea, spending early years on the Penguin Islands, NL, and North Sydney. He obtained his Master's home trade mastering his own vessel at 19. He sailed on the "Lady" boats out of Halifax until the outbreak of the Second World War. He served for the full duration of the war as CPO in the RCN on Atlantic convoy, Murmansk run, Malta, and Omaha Beach minesweeping D-day landing. After the war, he sailed the world's oceans on freighters and oil tankers obtaining his Master's Foreign Going and Extra Masters tickets from Great Britain. He was ship's officer on the Western Union Cable repair ships out of Halifax; Master of the ocean going dredge "Swellmaster" out of Saint John, N.B., to Vietnam dredging harbours for the American military. He served many years with the Canadian Coast Guard commanding various vessels involved in coastal, ice and northern survey duties, and his later years as Master of the CCGS cable repair ship "John Cabot" out of St. John's, NL, compiling a CCGS cable repair manual which is still in use today.
On retirement from the D.O.T., he commanded his own and other vessels well into his 70's, spending retirement in Progresso, Yuc, Mexico, compiling memoirs. He will be remembered for his tremendous skills as a navigator and as an outstanding Master Mariner. Interment will be in the Gulf of Mexico. Address any correspondence to Kenneth, Lake Charlotte, NS B0J 1Y0 (902-845-1892) or e-mail at: email@example.com
She is survived by her devoted husband of 38 years, David, Dartmouth; loving children, Kim (Brad Manette), Bill (Sheena Grant), Trevor; granddaughter, Mackenzie; sisters, Carrie (Lewis) Potter and Catherine (George) Eddy, all of Newfoundland; Ruby (George MacDonald) Barter, Dartmouth; Gloria (David Andrews) Barter, Oakfield; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Annie Lockyer. A special thanks to the wonderful doctors and nurses of 7A, Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, and the Nova Scotia Cancer Clinic for all their loving care and support. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday in Anglican Church of St. Andrew, Circassion Drive. Private family interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, Rev. Marilyn Newport officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Cancer Research Society Inc., Donations Centre, 305-200 Isabella St., Ottawa, ON K1S 1V7. On-line condolences may be made to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
HALL, Martin Randall "Macks"
Macks was the last surviving member of his family. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary "Mae" A. Breckenridge in 1994; son, Michael W. in 1978, and stepdaughter, Allison Christie in 1991. He was also predeceased by siblings, Gordon W., Mary G. Regan and Arthur E. Surviving are sons, Martin J. "Jim" (Shirley), Lower Sackville; Arthur G. (Gail), Hubbards; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Monday, August 22, at 7 p.m. in Seventh Day Adventist Church, Tantallon, Pastor David Crook officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
HOWELL, Woodrow Dexter
Surviving are sons, Lennie and granddaughter Victoria, Craigmore; Woody Jr. (Marcella) and grandsons Jamie, Bobby and Christopher, all of Troy; stepgranddaughter, Kelley, Yarmouth; daughter, Nancy (Todd) Gilmore and grandchildren Jessica and Michael, all of Lawrencetown; sisters, Dorothy Kennedy, Jean (Jim) Jewer, Glenda (John) Langer, all of Corner Brook, NL; brothers, Roy (Pauline) Howell, Corner Brook, NL; Maxwell (Doris) Howell, Stephenville Crossing, NL; Ron (Jean) Howell, Corner Brook, NL. He was predeceased by his wife, Eileen Marie (Hardy) Howell. There will be no visitation. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Friday in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Rev. Michael Conrad officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations in memory of Woodrow may be made to a charity of one's choice. 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.co
KELLER, Amasa Curtis
Since retirement, he has resided in Canada with his wife, Carmella (Wiseman) Keller, Corner Brook, NL. He is survived by sons, Curtis Wayne and Gary Allan (Holly); daughters, Jan Alice Spencer (Randy) and Nancy Jean Furrough. There are seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Curt will also be greatly missed by his extended families, the Wiseman, Coombs and Bailey families. Funeral will take place at 10 a.m. today in St. Clements Church, Gaston Road, Dartmouth, Father John Mills officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Mount Hermon Cemetery. On-line condolences may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
MORRISON (Felix), Cecilia
Surviving are son, Roderick (Bertha) Morrison, Dundee; daughter, Linda (Ian) MacAskill, Dundee; grandson, Darryl (Cori) Morrison; granddaughter, Keri (Jonathan) Parker; great-granddaughters, Kaitlyn and Emma Morrison; sisters, Madge, Cynthia, Annie, all of Ontario; brothers, Michael, Stan, both of Black Duck Brook, NL; Jerome, Ontario; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Alexander; brothers, Roderick, Arthur, Matthew, Paul, Peter, Bernard, Louis, Baptiste; sisters, Genevieve, Elizabeth (Sister Alphonsus Rodriguez) S.C., Mary. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in Black River United Church, Rev. Wilfred Pelley officiating. Burial in Black River Cemetery. Donations in memory of Cecilia may be made to St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre or Black River United Church. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com
Surviving are children, Thomas, Donald, Carol Ann, Emily, Robert, Patrick; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by loving wife of 49 years, Etta "Tootsie" (Horne) in 1988; eldest child, Mary (1983); brothers, Stan, Aloysius; sisters, Jenny, Mercedes, Margaret. Visitation in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel today 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass Monday, August 8, at 2 p.m. in St. Augustine's Church. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
NEWTON, Daryl Eric
Surviving, besides his parents, are his sister, Shirley (Cordell) Emerson; grandmother, Frances Butler, Botwood, NL: aunts and uncles, Levi (Gloria) Butler, Joyce (Tony) Confortti, both of Toronto; Wilson (Alice) Butler, Bishop Falls, NL; Jim (Erma) Butler, Connecticut, U.S.A.; Scott (Joan) Butler, Botwood, NL; Sadie (Ken) Williams, Fredericton, N.B.; Paula Newton, Mill Cove; niece, Ceilidh Newton Pierce. He was predeceased by paternal grandparents, Eric Sr. and Shirley Newton; maternal grandfather, William "Bill" Butler; aunt, Patsy Marie Butler. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today with funeral service on Thursday, August 11, at 11 a.m., both in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards, Pastor David Crooks officiating. Burial to take place in Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery, Botwood, NL, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Through the Years Daycare, Fox Point. On-line condolences may be made to: www.rawalker.ca
READER, William Jonathan "Jon"
Besides his parents, Jon is survived by his brothers, Ben and Alex; grandparents, Jackie Reader, Halifax; Ted Reader "Grampa Ted", Corner Brook, NL; "Nanna" Phyllis Blakey, Sussex, England; uncle, Roger Blakey, Sussex, England; aunt, Catherine Reader, Halifax; cousins, Dylan Reader and Leigh Reader, both of Halifax; uncle, John Reader (Shelly); cousin, Whitney Thomas; aunt, Frances Creaser; cousins, Cynthia, Bruce, Robert and David. He was predeceased by his granddad, John Robert Blakey, Sussex, England. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 12, at Rockingham United Church, 1 Flamingo Dr., Halifax where a reception will follow. Burial will take place at 4 p.m. on Friday, August 12, in Sunrise Park Interfaith Cemetery, Hatchet Lake for those wishing to attend. At the family's request, donations may be made to a scholarship fund in Jonathan's name to St. Mary's University, c/o Development Office, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3 or by contacting the office at: email@example.com On-line condolences may be made to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
Mike was employed with the Longshoremen Association. He will be forever lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of his family and friends. Arrangements are under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601), where visitation will be held on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial celebration in memory of Mike will be held on Tuesday, August 23, at 2 p.m. in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, with Pastor Gary Barrett officiating. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
SHAW (Farrell), Mary
She was predeceased by her husband, Gilbert D. Shaw; sisters, Anne Farrell, Nora Stamper, Margaret Martin; brothers, Jack, Martin. She is survived by many nieces and nephews, including Marguerite (Al) Shea and Alice (Jim) March, Pictou. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. on Monday in Stella Maris Catholic Church, Pictou, with Father Bill Burke officiating. Interment in Stella Maris Parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Stella Maris Building Fund would be appreciated.
SOWCHUK (Milley), Sadie
She is survived by her sisters, Ada Lutz, Habitant; Elsie (Harry) Ingram, Burgeo, NL; her brother, Ward (Theresa) MacDonald, Lunenburg; five nieces, nine nephews, 24 great-nieces and great-nephews, and several great great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Strickland; brothers, Daniel "Dan" MacDonald and Lewis MacDonald; infant sister, Hilda MacDonald; sister-in-law, Hilda MacDonald; brother-in-law, Frederick Lutz. Resting at J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax, with visitation 7-9 p.m. today. Service in St. Andrew's United Church, Coburg Road, Halifax, at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 25, Rev. Arlene Riches officiating. Interment in Camp Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia would be appreciated. She touched the hearts of those who knew her and will be sadly missed by all.
TRAINOR, Harold Joseph
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Elizabeth; sons, Hilary, Dartmouth; Brian,
Montreal; Kevin (Jean Brown), Dartmouth; Wayne, Edmonton; grandsons, Scott
and Cory, Montreal; brothers, Hilary, Fermeuse, NL; Fred, Edmonton; sisters,
Helen Brothers, Fermeuse, NL; Joan (Ernie) Walsh, Winnipeg. He was predeceased
by brothers, Gregory, Denis, and Kenneth; sister, Agatha. Arrangements have
been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where Harold's
family will receive friends from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, and where funeral
service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Interment
in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home
family reception centre. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Harold's memory
may be made to Canadian Cancer Society 1-5826 South St., Halifax NS B3H 1S6.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
WATKINS, Cyril Samuel
She is survived by daughters, Eileen (Thomas) West, Halifax; Charlotte (Donald) Curnock, North Sydney; sons, Arthur Wells, Sydney River; John Wells, Winnipeg. Also surviving are five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Jonathan Wells in 1996; by sisters, Ida and Elizabeth Jane, and brothers, Frank and Garfield. Visitation for Lillian will be held 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A graveside committal service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney, with Rev. Brenda Drake-MacDonald officiating. Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
WICKS, Fredrick "Cyril"
Surviving are his daughter, Valerie (Joe) Walsh, Ontario; sons, Marshall (Vanessa), New York; Fred (Heather), Quebec; Lewis (Beverly), Lower Sackville; Barry (Anna), Halifax; Wade (Carol), Port Hawkesbury; brothers, Gordon (Eleanor), Nova Scotia; Israel, Quebec; Jesse (Delilah), Ontario; Jack (Lillian), Nova Scotia; Jim (Jean), Ontario; sister, Elva Churchill, Newfoundland; grandchildren, Rachyl, Rebecca, Jeremy, Susanna, Shanna, Danielle, Holly, Aurie, Derek, Julie, Jamie, Tina, Bob, and Tom; great-grandchildren, Bradon, Amber, Terry, and Eric. Cyril was predeceased by his loving wife, the former Mary (Bemister), who he missed tremendously; brothers, John and Marshall, and his sisters, Annie and Elizabeth. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, August 7, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., where a chapel service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 8. Burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Cyril may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society. On-line condolences may be made to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
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