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ANSTEY, Carl Hover
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
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
HISCOCK, Edgar Lewis "Lewis"
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
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
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.
IVANY, Hedley Gordon
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: email@example.com
JANES, Arthur Harold "Skipper"
MATHESON, Malcolm Bruce
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
POOLE, Eva Maude
TULK, George Hubert
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: email@example.com
WILSON, James Donald, D.Eng.,
P.Eng., FEIC, FRPSC, OTB, N.S. Tech. 48-49
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
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