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BOWLES, Harold William
In his earlier years, Harold drove taxi and school bus, and later went trucking for many years with Murley Transport in Marystown, NL. He then went to work in the fishing industry and was employed scalloping with Scotia Trawlers until he retired due to ill health.
survived by his wife, Doris Mae; daughters, Marlene "Pam" (Roddy) Bowles,
Gold River; Leann (Robert) Dolimount, Martin's Point; sons, Harold (Julie),
Canso; Calvin (Margaret) and Chester (Evelyn), both of Bridgewater; stepsons,
Kim (Elizabeth) Kelly and Kurt, both of Ontario; Wade (Shannon), LaHave;
sisters, Iona Bowles, St. John's, NL; Helen Rogers, Maude Pyke, Marie Corcoran
and Lorraine Saunders, all of Marystown, NL; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren,
four stepgrandchildren and three step great-grandchildren. He was predeceased
by his stepmother, Frances Bowles, and brothers, Maxwell and Urville, and
sister, Ruby. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny
Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy 3, Lunenburg with visitation today from 2-4 and 7-9
p.m. and from where the funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.,
Rev. Ken Wild officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg.
Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to the family, Canadian
Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Lung
Association of Nova Scotia. The family would like to thank all doctors and
nurses of the medical floor at South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater,
for their wonderful care of Harold. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca
BRAKE, Richard Ignatius
Richard was a fisherman from the age of 16, sailing out of Lunenburg and Riverport. He retired from fishing in 1987 and become a taxi driver for 10 years. Richard was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 23 in Lunenburg for 24 years. He was involved in many volunteer activities for the legion and enjoyed his time spent there. He was very close to his family and loved spending time with his grandsons.
He is survived by his wife, Sue (Hynes); sons, Wayne, at home; John (Pam), Back Centre, and Richard (Cindy), Garden Lots; daughter, Denise (Troy) McAuley, Back Centre, and grandsons, Cody, Tyler and Alex. He is also survived by brother, George; sisters, Agetha Brake and Theresa Smith, all of Marystown, NL; several half-brothers and sisters; stepbrothers and sisters, as well as several aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by half-brother, Peter Brake (Prince Edward Island), and half-sister, Anne Slaney (Newfoundland). Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Highway No. 3, Lunenburg, with Legion service Sunday at 6:45 p.m. followed by visiting from 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated Monday at 2 p.m. in St. Norbert's Roman Catholic Church, Lunenburg, Msgr. William Wambolt officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Flowers from immediate family only. Donations may be made to the family. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca
Doris Melvina - 1918-2005
Doris was predeceased by her husband, Richard; parents, Edward and Elizabeth Clark; sisters, Mary Nicholson and Viola Tate; brothers, Fred, Marcelin, and Jim. Doris is survived by her daughters, Judy (James Jenkins), Isabel (John Caldwell), Jean (Gordon Baird), Nancy (David Baker), and Norma (Norman MacMullin); grandchildren, Sean, Dean, Rick, Elizabeth, John, Kenneth, Susan, Wayne, Jean, James, and Stephen; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Harold (Eunice) Clark, Annapolis Valley; Lorne (Rosemary), Halifax; sisters, Elizabeth Davies and Frances Bond, both of Glace Bay.
Doris had a strong sense of family and family tradition. Nothing brought her more joy than to see her family enjoying a fine meal and good conversation. Family and extended family were very important to her. Baddeck was Doris' vacation and weekend retreat where she enjoyed many happy hours gardening, which was one of her favourite hobbies. For the past five years, she enjoyed living in Baddeck with her daughter, Nancy. Doris gave her family a legacy of wonderful memories for a long life well-lived.
Visitation for the late Doris Carmichael will be held today 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 on Tuesday, November 8, at 2 p.m. in Warden United Church, Fifth Street, Glace Bay, with Rev. Laurie MacCuish officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Donations in Doris' memory may be made to Warden United Church in Glace Bay or Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: firstname.lastname@example.org
DeCOSTE, Dorothy Mae
Dorothy cared for her seven children on her own during the extended periods while her husband Harold served his country in France, Korea and Vietnam. After many years of postings, the family settled in Halifax, where Dorothy was a member of St. Agnes Church and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, and was an active member of their C.W.L. Her favourite volunteer activities were with the Halifax School for the Blind.
Dorothy instilled her love for song and dance in her children and was known in Northwood Manor for her friendly smile. Despite a stroke that robbed her of much of her ability to communicate, she was often spotted at a Newfie sing-along singing the words to a favourite tune, "you can take the girl out of Newfoundland, but you can't take Newfoundland out of the girl".
She was a loving mother to her children, Beryl (Austin) Jessome, Dartmouth; Harold, Thailand; Dianne (Thomas) Corkum, Halifax; Lynda (Ronald) Killeen, Bedford; Sylvia (Donald) Ritcey, Bedford; David (Janice), Dartmouth; Michael, Halifax; Cathy (Paul) Whitlock, Ottawa; Yemane Muzey, Fredericton. She was the beloved grandmother to 16 grandchildren. They will all miss her spontaneous hugs and kisses. special love from all of Dorothy's children is sent to all of her relatives and especially her sisters and brothers on the loss of their eldest sister. She was predeceased by husband, Harold; son, John; youngest sister, Yvonne. Arrangements are entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral mass 2 p.m. Friday in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Interment to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Many thanks to Dr. Hanley, nursing staff and volunteers at Admiralty II Centre, Northwood, for their kindness and support throughout our mother's care over the past 12 years and especially during her last days. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
Felix was in the Royal Canadian Navy for 10 years and then went on to be a commissionaire for 25 years at various locations. He enjoyed carpentry work, gardening and watching the sailboats in the harbour. He will be sadly missed by his furry companion, Fluffy.
Raymond is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, the former Joan Frances Behan; daughters, Donna (Paul) MacDonald, Ann Mosher (Bob), all of Dartmouth; stepsons, Mike McKenzie (Sharon), Trenton, Ont.; Wayne (Joan) McKenzie, Felix Cove, NL; grandchildren, Amy, Sean, Lisa, Christopher, Brandon; sisters, Mercedes, St. John's, NL; Mae MacDonald, Felix Cove, NL; brothers, Jim, Al, St. John's, NL; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Stan, Wilfred, Mike. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where Raymond's family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and where the funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. If so desired, a donation in Raymond's memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., Floor 7, Halifax, NS B3J 1M7, would be appreciated. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
FLIGHT, Dr. George Hubert
He is survived by his dear wife, Celeste (Sanderson); daughters, Joan Wight (Keith), Montreal; Lesley Flight (William Moncrieff), Hamilton, Ont.; son, Graham (Pam), Halifax; He will be sadly missed by all of his grandchildren, Kathryn, Julia and Melissa Wight, Brandon and Ayreal Oakes, Adam and Grace Flight. He was predeceased by infant son, Derek James; brother, Harvey; sister, Sue. Visitation will take place 10 a.m. Monday, November 28, in St. Andrew's United Church, 6036 Coburg Rd., Halifax, with service to follow 11 a.m., Rev. Dr. Russ Daye and Rev. Arlene Riches officiating. The family invites you to join them at a reception in St. Andrew's Church Hall following the service. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, a donation to the Dalhousie Medical Alumni Association Endowed Chair in Medical Education, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4H7 or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Leonard was an Elder and Steward for approximately 30 years at Fairview United Church. He was Commanding Officer of 292 Kiwanis Air Cadets in the 80s. Before his illness and resulting heart transplant, he coached little league softball, t-ball and served as president of Fairview Minor Baseball. He coached minor hockey, played in men's leagues for slow pitch, softball and bowling. He was the owner of InterCity Delivery and manager of Dynamex.
He is survived by his wife, Heather Doreen (Pyke) Goodyear, whom he married May 16, 1970; daughters, Denise Doreen (John) MacTavish, Lower Sackville; Tracey Nicole Goodyear (Neil Kendall), Halifax; sister, Carol (Pat) Taylor, Scotch Village; grandchildren, Logan James Kendall and Emily Paige MacTavish; best friends, Ernest and Barbara (Pyke) Ritchie; nieces, Tanya Hinton (Ritchie), Brenda Chediac (Ritchie), Donna Horne (Ritchie), Susan Cole (Taylor); nephews, Stephen Ritchie and Robin Taylor. He was predeceased by father-in-law, Clyde Pyke. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601). No visitation by request. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. today in Fairview United Church, Dutch Village Road, Rev. Stew Clarke officiating. Donations in Leonard's memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
George spent most of his career on the sea with the Canadian Coast Guard and National Sea Products. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his family and beloved cat Sassy, playing the guitar and woodworking. He also contributed to his community as a member of the Bridgewater Lions Club.
George is survived by his loving wife, Goldie (Veinotte); children, Bill (Martine), Brian (Marilyn), Mary Ann (David), Danny (Robin), Susan (Richard) and Judy. He will also be missed by grandchildren, David, Dale and Jonathan; great-grandson, Morgan; siblings, Brian, Cyril, Tom (Hacquoil) and Tom (Williams), Ellen, Wilson and Steve. George was predeceased by his first wife, Winnifred (Savoury); brother, Donald. Visitation will be held 2-4 p.m. today and a memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, both in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater, Rev. Robert Zinck officiating. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, Clearland. No flowers by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the South Shore Regional Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, Bridgewater Lions Club, or to The Lodge That Gives. On-line condolences may be made to: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com
HERRITT, Charles Arthur Jr. "Yogi"
as a fisherman all his life and was an avid card player, woodsman, hunter
and sportsman. He will be remembered by his family and friends as a kind and
gentle person. Surviving, besides his parents, are maternal grandmother, Helen
Morash, West Dover; daughter, Terri Lynn (Jason) Spence, New Brunswick; brothers,
Earl (Christine), White's Lake; Eugene (Sandra), Antrim; Norman (Deana), Indian
Harbour; sisters, Heather (Timothy) Herritt, Indian Harbour; Helena (Gary)
Creelman, Antrim; three grandchildren; a number of aunts, uncles, nieces
and nephews. He was predeceased by his maternal grandfather, Hector Morash
Sr., and paternal grandparents, Jeremiah and Mary Jane Herritt. Visitation
will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, 13549
Peggy's Cove Rd., Tantallon. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday
in St. James Anglican Church, West Dover, Rev. Irvin Letto officiating. A
family committal service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers,
donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia and/or
St. James Anglican Church, West Dover. On-line condolences can be made to: www.rawalker.ca
HINCHEY, Ethel Francis
JOUDREY, Mary Catherine "Kay"
Born in St. John's, NL, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Margaret Horlick. She grew up in Newfoundland and met her husband while he was stationed in St. John's. She resided on Union Street for several years before moving to Porters Lane where she met and enjoyed many friends. A home person, Kay's life was her family who were so very dear to her.
She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Renie Stewart (Bob), Westville; Sharon Arnold (Alden), Stellarton; son, Willard (Dianne), Winnipeg; daughter-in-law, Alice Joudrey, Westville; 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; brothers, Leo, St. John's; and Mike, Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband, Willard; son, Earl; granddaughter, Cathy; great-granddaughter, Frankie, as well as her sister, Ann; brothers, Martin, Ed, and Jack. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. Her funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in The Holy Name Church, Westville, with Father Donald Boudreau officiating. Cremation will follow. Burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only, donations in her memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
During the war, Belle volunteered to work in Aldershot where she fell in love with the Town of Kentville. She returned to New Waterford working at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital until her love swept her off to Halifax to be his bride. John's career brought them back to the valley where Belle immediately became a loved member of the Kentville community. After John's passing, Belle extended her family by running a boarding house for the students of Kings County Vocational School, and as a Kentville Hospital nurse. Belle was a hair model at the Vocational School for 25 years for Mr. Talbot. Many happily married couples have Belle to thank for their success as she sold them their marriage licenses through the 70's and 80's, and many returned through the years to thank her. She was a U.C.W. member of the United Church of St. Paul and St. Stephen, Kentville. She was a very active member of "The New Horizons Seniors Club", where she served two terms as president. She was a past member of the Kings County Tenants Board, fundraiser for the Cancer Society Daffodil Campaign.
For 58 years Belle was a member of the Rebekah Lodge, past Noble Grand of St. Eulalie Rebekah Lodge No. 27, Kentville. Political life was Belle's passion, taking part in many elections for MLAs and mayors in the Kings North P.C. Women's Association. She was an assistant treasurer of the Nova Scotia Women's P.C. Association of Nova Scotia for over 20 years. At the 2002 Annual Meeting of the P.C. Association of Nova Scotia, she received the volunteer of the year award; she was past president of the Kentville Ladies P.C. Association of Nova Scotia.
Belle was predeceased by the love of her life, John; brothers, Ches, Allister, Edward (New Waterford), Norman (Toronto); sisters, Hazel Durdle (New Waterford), Myrtle MacDonald (Halifax). Surviving are her brothers she held so dear, Earl, Len (Gladys), Bernie (Brenda), New Waterford; sister, Winnie (Tom) Ball, Washington; many nieces and nephews. She loved us all. Belle will be sadly missed by her many great friends and family. Visitation for Belle will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, with the St. Eulalie Rebekah Lodge No. 27, Kentville, holding their service at 7 p.m., and funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, November 10, all in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 5 Leverett Ave., Kentville (902-678-2151), Rev. Dr. Randy Crozsman officiating with burial in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Memorial gifts may be made to Valley Regional Hospital Foundation. Private condolences to the family may be made at: email@example.com
REID, David Elwood
David was a member of the Royal Canadian Navy before entering into the labour relations industry. He was a labour relations negotiator for over 25 years. David was a member of the Nova Scotia Labour Board. He was well-respected by his peers and colleagues. David was an avid boater for many years, boating was his true passion. He also enjoyed motorcycling, scuba diving and RVing. David was a proud member of the Christian Motorcycle Association. He lived a very full and active life, always living in the moment.
Arrangements are entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where visitation was held on Thursday and Friday. A memorial service will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 6, in The Salvation Army Halifax Citadel Community Church, Major Brian Peddle officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, or The Salvation Army. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
WOODWORTH, Carl Austin
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