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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
May 2005

 

ANSTEY, Carl Hover
Friday, May 27, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
ANSTEY, Carl Hover
- 76, Dartmouth, passed away May 26, 2005, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Twillingate, NL, he was a son of the late Cecil and Mary Anne (Young) Anstey.

Carl served in the Canadian Armed Forces where he met his wife of 52 years, Theresa (Hanlon). After leaving the forces Carl went into a career in sales until he retired. Carl was a very loving and devoted father.

Along with his wife, Carl is survived by his son, Michael (Cindy), Memphis, Tenn.; daughters, Nora Anstey, Saint John, N.B.; Carol Anstey, Lawrencetown; Cynthia MacKinnon, Mineville; sisters, Joan (Lester) Sharpe, Audrey Howell, both of Twillingate, NL; grandchildren, Christopher Anstey, Yvette Allaby, Genessca Beals, Christine Anstey, Daniel Anstey; five great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Memorial service will be held Saturday, May 28, at 11 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Flying Cloud Drive, Father Patrick Cosgrove officiating. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations in memory of Carl may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


COREY, Sylvia Nellie Mae
Friday, May 13, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
COREY, Sylvia Nellie Mae
- 59, passed away peacefully in Halifax on May 11, 2005, with her loving family by her side.

Born in New Melbourne, NL, on July 15, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Eric and Mollie (Button) Blackburn. She moved to Halifax in 1954 where she continued her education and began working. She met Jon Corey in 1966 and they were married in 1968. Although she spent most of her years making a wonderful home for her husband and daughter, she has spent the past 12 years working for ACNielsen.

She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend, and will be sadly missed. She is survived by her husband, Jon; daughter, Brenda (Lonnie); grandson, Joshua; brother, Nelson (Jane), and nephew, James, all of Bedford. She is also survived by sister-in-law, Sally (Richard); niece, Patti; nephews, James and Jon, all of the United States. Visitation will be today from 6-9 p.m. in T.K. Bernard Funeral Home, Bedford. Memorial service to take place Saturday, May 14, at 2 p.m. in Rockingham United Church with Rev. Martin Reid officiating. Burial will take place in Brookside Cemetery in Bedford. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


CROZIER (Barrett), Ruth Florence
Saturday, May 28, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
CROZIER (Barrett), Ruth Florence
- Passed away peacefully in Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, NL, on Tuesday, May 24, 2005, at 82 years. She was the daughter of the late George and Florence (West) Barrett. She was predeceased by her husband, James Crozier; sister, Ena Giles; brother, Earl Barrett; brother-in-law, Hugh Giles. Left to mourn with fond and precious memories are her children, Sue Osmond, Port aux Basques, NL; George (Donna) Crozier, Aylesford; Christopher Duncan (Barbara) Crozier, Kindersley, Sask., and also her grandchildren, Stephanie Crozier, Aylesford; Curtis Osmond, Petawawa, Ont.; Allison Osmond, Halifax; Stacey Crozier, Ottawa, Ont.; James Crozier, Kindersley, Sask.; and Sean Crozier, Kindersley, Sask.; as well as her brother, Murray (Gwen) Barrett, Rawdon, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place on Thursday, May 26, in St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Head of Chezzetcook. Funeral service and interment have both taken place in St. Barnabas Anglican Church and church cemetery, Head of Chezzetcook. Funeral arrangements entrusted to East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, NL (709) 695-2300.


DOMINIE, Harold
Monday, May 2, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
DOMINIE, Harold
- It is with great regret and sadness we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Harold Dominie.

Born October 2, 1909, in Piccarie, NL, he spent a number of years on various "saltbankers" before moving with his family to Halifax in 1949. He was employed with National Sea Products, where he sailed on a number of Lunenburg Schooners. After 30 years at sea, he began working with Industrial Marine Products for an additional five years before retiring at age 70. He was true to his roots as a charter member of the Newfoundland Club and enjoyed his life to the fullest. In his retired years, he was an avid gardener taking great pride in his roses and flowers. He enjoyed sharing his life stories and a great game of cards. He was an active member of St. Margaret's of Scotland Church.

He was predeceased by his parents, Pheobe (Coombs) and Levi Dominie; brother, Cecil; an infant son, Albert. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Berthana (Hunt); daughter, Martha (Pat) Dunphy; sons, Earl (Stephanie), Albert (Carolyn), Calvin (Jane); sister, Martha Kendall; brother, William (Myrtle) Coombs; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Arrangements have been entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday, with funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Margaret's of Scotland Church, Rev. Dianne Parker officiating. Interment to follow in St. John's Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Donations in Harold's memory to any charity. Heartfelt thanks to the Palliative Care Unit, QEII, nurses and doctors, the wonderful VON and Rev. Dianne Parker for all your wonderful support during his last days. E-mail condolences to: snowfh@alderwoods.com


DRAKE, Harold
Monday, May 2, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
DRAKE, Harold
- 66, Spryfield, formerly of Harrietsfield, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2005, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Lally Cove, NL, he was a son of Marjorie (Lawrence) and the late Albert Drake. He was a plumber by trade and had worked for the DND until retirement. In his youth, Harold worked on the railroad and fishing vessels. For over 15 years, Harold had been a member of the Harrietsfield Fire Department Society. He was a very caring man who loved nature, especially at the cottage. He will be remembered as a good friend to many.

He is survived by his mother, Marjorie; his dear friend and cousin, Mary Parsons, Spryfield; stepbrother, Stephen (Joyce) Lawrence, Bay L'Argent, NL; daughter, Edie Drake, Cowie Hill; son, Harold Curtis, Newfoundland; stepsons, James (Colleen) Adams, Mill Lake; Kenneth (Patsy) Adams, Harrietsfield; George Adams, Vancouver; stepdaughter, Lauranna (Wayne) Hodder, Middle Sackville; grandchildren, Shelby Drake, Andrew and Jennifer Curtis, Jeff and Chris Adams, Jenniffer and Scott Adams, and Monique, Leanne, Alicia and Courtney Hodder. A memorial service will be held to celebrate Harold's life on Tuesday, May 3, at 2 p.m. in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home Memorial Chapel (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601), with Rev. Patricia Malin as the officiating clergy. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.


EASTMAN, William Cecil
Monday, May 9, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
EASTMAN, William Cecil
- 90, Porters Lake, passed away May 7, 2005, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Newfoundland, he was a son of the late William and Edith (Soper) Eastman. Bill was a veteran of the Second World War. After the war he was employed with Imperial Oil Marine Division until retirement. He is survived by son, Dale Eastman (Judith), Halifax; daughters, Beverley Montgomery (Bill), Halifax; Wanda Soper (Fred), New Brunswick; Deborah Conrad (Gary), Lawrencetown; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Dinah; brothers, Jim, Joseph, Herbert and Walter; sisters, Daisy, Maude, Annie, Alice and Rose. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where a memorial service will take place 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Gary Boyd officiating. A reception will follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Reception Centre. Interment in Lawrencetown Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bill's memory to a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


HISCOCK, Edgar Lewis "Lewis"
Wednesday, May 25, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
HISCOCK, Edgar Lewis "Lewis"
- 68, Dartmouth, passed away at home May 24, 2005. Born February 17, 1937, in St. John's, NL, he was the son of the late Edgar and Daphne Hiscock. Lewis joined the staff of Mammy's Bakery, Newfoundland and worked his way up to Sales Manager. In 1976, he took a transfer and moved his family to Dartmouth and worked as Regional Sales Manager for Wonder Bread and then Bens Bakery in Nova Scotia. Lewis also tended bar at Windsor Park Officer's Mess until his retirement.

Lewis was a devoted husband, father and grandfather, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, hockey and darts. Lewis is survived by his wife of 47 years, Catherine (Kay); sons, Paul (Kim), Dartmouth; Tony (Susan), Dartmouth; Wayne (Beth), Truro; daughter, Cathy (Dennis), Moncton; brother, Edward (Grace), Clarenville, NL; sisters, Peggy Cave, St. John's, NL; Daphne (Ray) Allhiser, Angels Camp, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews. "Poppy" will be missed very much by his grandchildren, Justin and Kaylee Hiscock, Samantha Hiscock, Jacob and Kaitlin Hiscock. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Homes, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday in Atlantic Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Special thanks to the many nurses who treated Lewis, staff at the Dixon Centre, the VON and Palliative Care for their support. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lewis' memory can be made to Victorian Order of Nurses or Cancer Care Nova Scotia in care of the QEII Foundation. On-line condolences may be sent by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


HOLLETT, Captain Clyde Douglas
Monday, May 9, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
HOLLETT, Captain Clyde Douglas
- Halifax, 95, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2005, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII.

He was born April 3, 1910, in Great Burin, NL, to Harold and Elsie Hollett. He was predeceased by his wife, Grace (Street); brothers, Leo, Malcolm, and Fred; sisters, Mildred and Dorothy. He is survived by his daughters, Betty Schofield, Halifax; Dorothy (Robert) Woods, Halifax; and Judy (David King) Hollett, Yellowknife, N.W.T.; his grandchildren, Ron Schofield, Halifax; Kimberley (Craig) Hayward, Halifax; Tamara Woods, Toronto; Graham and Emily King, Yellowknife, N.W.T; his great-grandson, Kohen Hayward, Halifax; his brother, Henry Hollett, North Sydney, and his sister, Marie Skinner, Carbonear, NL.

Having to leave school early to help support his family, he valued hard work. Starting his sea career at age 14, he worked his way up as captain of a fishing schooner which he captained during the Second World War in the service of the Merchant Marine. At age 71, he said farewell to the sea as chief engineer of the Bluenose II. He was proud of the fact that while under his command he never lost a man at sea. Clyde was a wise, generous and kind man who cherished his family, and was dearly loved and treasured by them. After he retired, he invested his time in his grandchildren who knew him as their beloved "Papa". His last 10 years were spent surrounded by his family at the home of his daughter Dorothy and her husband Bob. He lived to enjoy his great-grandson. Cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service and celebration of the gift of his life in late June.

HOLLETT, Clyde Douglas
Tuesday, May 10, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
HOLLETT, Clyde Douglas
- 95, Halifax, peacefully slipped away on May 6, 2005. His wife, Grace (Street), brothers, Leo, Malcolm and Fred and sisters, Mildred and Dorothy, predeceased him. He leaves behind daughters, Betty Schofield, Dorothy (Robert) Woods and Judy Hollett (David King), Yellowknife; grandchildren, Ron Schofield, Kimberley (Craig) Hayward, Tamara Woods, Graham and Emily King; great-grandson Kohen Hayward; brother, Henry, North Sydney, and sister, Marie Skinner, Carbonear, NL.

Born in Great Burin, NL, he went to sea on a fishing schooner at 14, worked hard and became a marine engineer and a captain. During the Second World War he served with the Merchant Marine. During his long career as a fisherman, he implemented the latest innovations and it was a source of pride and gratitude that none under his command were lost at sea. At 71, he said farewell to the sea as chief engineer of the Bluenose II. Wise, hard-working, generous and fair, he cherished his family and was dearly-loved and treasured by them. After he retired, "Papa" had more time to enjoy his grandchildren. His last 10 years were enriched at the home of Dorothy and Bob where he received endless joy from his little co-pilot, Kohen. Cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service and celebration of his life in late June.
"Into the arms of angels may you sail on a gentle breeze, with our love beside you and our arms around you."


IVANY, Hedley Gordon
Tuesday, May 31, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
IVANY, Hedley Gordon - 1915-2005
. Energy, Enthusiasm, Vision, Compassion. It is with great sadness at the loss but profound thankfulness for his life that we announce the passing of Hedley Ivany on May 27, 2005, in Northwood Manor.

The broad strokes of his life reveal great swaths of service - the navy, local politics, Kiwanis, The Salvation Army, and Northwood. His energy and enthusiasm were infectious. He dreamed big dreams and made them happen. He truly cared for people.

Born in the outport of Portland, NL, he would travel the world. Even though he had a private audience with the Pope, entertained the Queen of England, and rubbed shoulders with the powerful and influential, he never lost his passion for people. Driven by this passion to help others, his accomplishments were endless, including being a lifelong member of The Salvation Army, a retired Lieutenant Commander, Royal Canadian Navy, a past Alderman and Deputy Mayor of Halifax and past Chairman of Finance, Planning and Safety Committees for the City of Halifax. He was a driving force behind Northwood; an honourary Governor of Northwood; First Senior of the Year, with the award now named in his honour; past President of Halifax Senior Citizens Housing Corporation; past Governor Kiwanis District of Eastern Canada and Caribbean; past President of Queen Elizabeth Home and School Association; former Director of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Fund; past Director of Royal Canadian Legion Branch, Cornwallis No. 13; past Board Member of Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building, QEII; past member of the Halifax Board of Trade; Canadian Club, United Services Institute, Mayflower Curling Club, Masonic Lodge and The Salvation Army Advisory Board.

Hedley was predeceased by the love of his life, his wife, Christina, in 1996, and by his daughter, Shelley Nadine Zinck, in 2003. He is survived by his daughter, Helen Ivany Parker (John); grandchildren, Derek Spillner (Dina), Jason Spillner (Sonia), Chrystal Risley (Stephen), Cynthia Veuger (Dave), Kelley Zinck (Adrian), Kerry Zinck (Chris); great-grandchildren, Adam, Graham, Angela, Connor, Lucas, Calista, Kya, and Alexander. Hedley is also survived by his brother, Colonel Calvin Ivany (Marion), Brampton, Ont.; sister, Lily Nordstrom, Saint John, N.B.; several nieces and nephews. He will be deeply missed by a wealth of many friends. Friends will be received in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax, for visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held in The Salvation Army Citadel, Barrington Street, on Wednesday, June 1, at 11 a.m. Reception to follow immediately. Committal service in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army or Northwood Foundation. E-mail condolences to: snowfh@alderwoods.com
Though he has left us physically, his memory burns brightly in our hearts and minds. His legacy will shine for years to come.


JANES, Arthur Harold "Skipper"
Wednesday, May 4, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
JANES, Arthur Harold "Skipper"
- 82, Eastern Passage, passed away May 3, 2005, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Grand Falls, NL, he was a son of William and Louisa (Marual) Janes. He was a very active member of The Lions Club in Eastern Passage and leaves behind his eight children, 22 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandson, as well as his brother and his special friend, Garnetta. He was predeceased by his wife of 47 years, Frances (Smith); his oldest son, Chesley; daughter, Clara Ann in infancy; as well as several brothers and sisters. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday in St. Peters Anglican Church, Eastern Passage. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be left for the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


MATHESON, Malcolm Bruce
Monday, May 9, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
MATHESON, Malcolm Bruce
- 57, Port Au Choix, NL, formerly of Ottawa, Ont., and Oxford, passed away peacefully in Rufus Ginchard Hospital in Port Saunders, NL, on Wednesday, May 4, 2005, with his family by his side.

Born in Springhill, Cumberland Co., he was a son of the late Clifford I. and Vida M.E. (Mooring) Matheson. For a number of years he was employed in silviculture work with the Department of Lands and Forests and was also employed with several different garages as a mechanic. Prior to his retirement, he was employed with the Life Line and Trauma Centre as a house supervisor and counselor in Ottawa. He was a lover of the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed all sports and followed them with great interest.

Surviving are his life partner, Marjorie Lavers; daughter, Kelly Matheson (Danny Robinson), Oxford; sons, Scott Matheson and Dwight Matheson, both of British Columbia; granddaughters, Rhonda Lee and Hannah; sisters, Janice Martin (Andrew), Amherst; June Wood (Daniel), River Philip, Cumberland Co.; Gail Rocheleau (Blaine), Red Deer, Alta.; Elinor Matheson (companion Douglas Chase Jr.), Pugwash; brothers, Edwin Matheson (Dyan), South Victoria, Cumberland Co.; Ritchie Matheson (Carol), Little River, Cumberland Co.; also a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be sadly missed by his faithful dog, Danzel. He was predeceased by sister, Glenda I. Matheson, in infancy. Visitation will be this afternoon and this evening with the funeral service at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, both in Allen's Funeral Home, 60 Water St., Oxford, Rev. Gary MacDougall officiating. Interment in Thomson Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice.


MULLANE, Mary Gertrude
Monday, May 23, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
MULLANE, Mary Gertrude
- 93, died peacefully on May 20, 2005, in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late John McGrath and Catherine Finn. She is survived by sons, Cyril (Kathleen), Calgary, Alta.; Douglas (Louise), Hammonds Plains; Terrance (Anne), Trenton, Ont.; Dennis (Doreen), Dartmouth; grandchildren, Sean, Thomas, Terrance, Mary, Kevin, Erin, Alberta; Shannon, David, both of British Columbia; Christine, Donna, Mark, Ontario; Douglas and Kim, Nova Scotia; 21 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mildred Bignell and Kathleen Peters, Halifax; Pat MacKenzie, Calgary. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Cyril Mullane; brothers, James McGrath, Cyril, Thomas and Donald MacNeil.

During her working years she was employed at Sears and later as a receptionist for Dr. Joan Cahill. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Monday, May 30, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 31, in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Mumford Road, Halifax. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be sent to: snowfh@alderwoods.com


POOLE, Eva Maude
Tuesday, May 3, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
POOLE, Eva Maude
- 97, Port Dufferin, passed away suddenly Sunday, May 1, 2005, at the home of her son, Jack Poole. Born August 1, 1907, in Belleoram, NL, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Sarah Hardiman. Eva enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She is survived by her son, John "Jack" (Faye) Poole, Port Dufferin; sister, Laura Wells, Nanaimo, B.C.; grandchildren, John and Marie; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Simeon; two stillborn daughters; sister, Janet; brothers, George and John Thomas. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, both in D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour, where funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 5, Pastor Wayne Dingle officiating. Burial to follow in St. James Anglican Cemetery, Port Dufferin. Family flowers only. On-line condolences may be sent to: crowells.fh@ns.sympatico.ca


TULK, George Hubert
Wednesday, May 25, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
TULK, George Hubert
- 73, Dartmouth, died May 22, 2005, in Northwood Manor. Born in Deer Lake, NL, he was a son of the late Hubert and Beatrice (Simms) Tulk. He is survived by family in both Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. He was recently predeceased by his wife, the former Myrtle Louise Martin. Graveside service and burial will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Mount Hermon Cemetery, Dartmouth, Rev. Carolyn Tomlin officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St.


WILLIAMS, Irvin
Tuesday, May 10, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
WILLIAMS, Irvin
- It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Irvin Williams, 147 Maple Ave., Glace Bay, on May 7, 2005, in Glace Bay Health Care Complex, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Irvin was a faithful soldier of The Salvation Army and will be fondly remembered by many for his hospital and nursing home visitation, his humble devotion to the Lord and his daily ministering to those in need. He had a wonderful sense of humour and a great love for his fellow man, surpassed only by his love and dedication to his family. Irvin touched one and all with his caring and compassionate manner. In his younger years, Irvin was employed by the Bank of Nova Scotia, Bay Motors, JW Stevens Ltd. and retired from Nova Scotia Power as a power engineer in 1991.

Born in Pool's Cove, NL, he was a son of Frank and Selina (Welsh) Williams. Irvin will be forever missed by his loving wife of 53 years, Jessie (MacPherson) Williams; sons, Robert (Debbie), Dave (Barb), Frank (Roberta), Kendall, Scott (Tammy); daughters, Heather (Chuck) Spearing and Ann (Ron) Larade; sister, Pearl MacDonald; 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; sister, Emily; brothers, Arthur, Archie, Fred, and son, Jerry, awaiting his arrival. Visitation will be held for Mr. Williams today and Wednesday, May 11, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Patten Funeral Home & Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, 849-7520. Funeral service will be held Thursday, May 12, at 2 p.m. in The Salvation Army Citadel with Capt. Jamie Hillier officiating. Interment will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Donations in Irvin's memory may be made to The Salvation Army or Palliative Care Society. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: patten@seaside.ns.ca


WILSON, James Donald, D.Eng., P.Eng., FEIC, FRPSC, OTB, N.S. Tech. 48-49
Tuesday, May 3, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
WILSON, James Donald, D.Eng., P.Eng., FEIC, FRPSC, OTB, N.S. Tech. 48-49
- Passed away May 1, 2005, in St. John's, NL, 80, from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease of which there is no known cause or cure. He is survived by loving wife, Jean Drury Young Wilson; daughters, Joan Wilson Pike (Greg), Corner Brook, NL; Nancy Wilson Voegeli (Fred), Shad Bay; sons, James Wilson (Michele), Windsor; George Wilson (Joyce), Perth, Australia; 12 grandchildren; sister, Rosamund Sangwine, Walnut Creek, Calif.; sister-in-law, Jean Wilson, Bellevue, Wash.; three nieces and four nephews.

Don was a very, very generous sharer of his knowledge, experience, time and wealth for the good of all. His company, Avalon Construction & Eng. Ltd., did work all over Newfoundland and Labrador for 40 years. As a young man, he was a very competitive skuller and canoeist in Dartmouth. He was a highly respected philatelist in Canada. A world traveler. Cremation has taken place, interment at a later date. A memorial service will be held in West End Baptist Church at 2 p.m. today. No flowers please, but donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


YOUNG, Mary Alice
Monday, May 30, 2005    The Halifax Herald Limited
YOUNG, Mary Alice
- It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Alice Young announce her passing in Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, NL, on May 27, 2005, at the age of 63 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 48 years, James, Stephenville, NL; sons, Calvin (Judy) Young, Grand Lake; James (Lynn), Philip (Nadine), Stephen (Heidi), and Trent, all of Winnipeg, Man.; daughters, Lellia (Danny), Stephenville, NL; Pauline, Winnipeg, Man.; brothers, Andrew and John; sisters, Cecilia, Zetha, Mellisa, Gertrude, all of Newfoundland; Matilda, London, Ont.; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Mary enjoyed life to the fullest. Up until her illness, she worked for the past five years at Maximum Home Care. She loved to travel to Manitoba and Nova Scotia spending time with her family especially her grandchildren who she cherished. A funeral mass will be held on May 30, in St. Stephen's Parish in Stephenville, NL, with interment in Hillside Interfaith Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

 

 

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