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BARNES (Miller), Mary Ann
BATT, Elizabeth Alice
She is survived by her husband, James H. Batt; daughter,
Carolyn (Glenn) Stoddard; sons, Roland James (Cindy), David Douglas (Karen),
Eric Charles (Rose); grandchildren, Michael, Phillip, Steven, Stephanie,
James, and great-granchild, Brooke. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral
Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday
in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Timberlea, Rev. Kathleen Knott and Rev. Judie
Lafford officiating. Interment to take place at a later date. Donations may
be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to the
family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
She is survived by her husband, Percy R; sons, Shaun (Sherry), Port Williams; granddaughter, Tasha Mai, Baxter's Harbour; son, Trevor (Kim McBride); grandson, Antonia, Glenmont; sisters, Sylvia (David) Keating, Ottawa; Alice (Bill) Parker, Lower Sackville; brother, Bryan Schofield, Middle LaHave. She was predeceased by her father Rev. Victor A. Schofield; sisters, Kathleen and Murna; brother, Allan. There will be visitation for Alberta today from 2- 4 and 7-9 p.m. in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 5 Leverett Ave., Kentville (902-678-2151). A funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 5, in Baxter's Harbour Pentecostal Church, Baxter's Harbour, Pastor Jerry Kendrick officiating. Burial in Baxter's Harbour Pentecostal Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Post Polio or the Canadian Diabetes Foundation. Private condolence can be sent to the family via: firstname.lastname@example.org
BOUDREAU (Shears), Bernice Mary
Bernice's greatest pride and joy were her four grandchildren whom she enjoyed spending as much time with as possible. Bernice was extremely dedicated to her family and was always a strong source of support for them. She had a smile that could light up any room and a laugh that made everyone want to laugh along with her.
Along with her mother, she is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 39 years, Gerald (Gerry) Boudreau; son, Mark (Suzanne) Boudreau; daughter, Kim (Artie) Conrod; granddaughter, Kylie "Grandma's treasure" Boudreau; grandsons, Tyler, "Grandma's man" Boudreau; Jarret "Grandma's boy" Conrod, and Evan "Grandma's little boy" Conrod. She is also survived by her sisters, Rose (Stan) Layden, Newfoundland; Olive (Robert) Brake, Windsor Junction; Dora (Peter) Renouf, Fall River; Josephine (Stan) Howe, Dartmouth; Diane (Paul) MacDonald, Dartmouth; Cicely Gillam, Newfoundland; Muriel Hulan, Prince Edward Island; brothers, Ronald Shears, Sackville; Alec (Mary) Shears, Ontario; Ches (Beulah) Shears, Digby; Donald Shears, Fall River. Known to them as "Aunt B", she is also survived by many nieces and nephews, all who loved her dearly and she them. Her father, Norman; brother, Keith; uncle, Freeman Warren; brothers-in-law, Willie Gillam and Gus Hulan; nephew, Glen Layden; great niece, Olivia Wong, predeceased Bernice. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Officiated by Rev. Carolyn Tomlin and Rev. Arthur Snow, the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 5, at 11 a.m. in St. Luke's Anglican Church. In lieu of flowers, donations my be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Luke's Memorial Fund (10 Veteran's Ave., P.O. Box 309 DEPS, Dartmouth, NS B2W 4Y3) in Bernice's memory
Surviving are daughters, Debra (Frank) Lush, Burlington, NL; Nancy (Gerry) Strickland, Dartmouth; sons, Foster, Saskatchewan; Patrick (Rosalie), Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co.; sisters, Gene (Les) Latimer, Eileen (Thomas) Robinson, Barbara Rawding, all of Ontario; Mary (Fred) Huges, Trenton; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Reginald; brothers, George and Johnny; sister, Bea McCarthy. Visitation will be today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, where funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Larry Pennell officiating. Interment in Brenton Cemetery. Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Gideon Bibles or Canadian Red Cross. On-line condolences may be sent to: email@example.com
CAMPBELL, Ena Gertrude
Elbert married Margaret Ross on June 14, 1950, and they went on to enjoy 55 wonderful years together. He served 13 years at sea, including service with the Merchant Navy and was awarded several medals. He later retired from his career as a beloved instructor at the College of Fisheries, Memorial University, St. John's, NL. Elbert was very involved in the West End Baptist Church in St. John's, where, along with his son Brian, he was instrumental in the organization of camps for youth. Elbert and Margaret both have shared a great love of the province and people of Newfoundland, where they resided for 34 years of married life. He will be long remembered for his wonderful humour and dedication to service for others.
Elbert was the loving husband of Margaret; father of Joy, Gregory (Sherry), and Brian, who predeceased his father in 1987, and was dearly loved by his grandchildren, Andrew, Ryan and Bethany. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where family and friends are invited to celebrate Elbert's life from 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday in Stevens Road United Baptist Church, 2 Stevens Rd., Dartmouth, Rev. Dr. Robert Nickerson and Rev. Don Krouse co-officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. No flowers by request, rather a donation in Elbert's memory to West End Baptist Church, 314 Topsail Rd., St. John's, NL A1E 2B5 or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, 5954 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax, NS B3H 1Y7, would be appreciated. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
DUNLOP, N. Aileen
DUNNE, Joseph Patrick
He attended school in Cupids and attained his grade 11. Throughout this period, in the summers, he fished off of Labrador. He received his Teacher's Certification from Memorial University in 1944 and taught for several years in Newfoundland. While living in Pasadena he scribed a weekly column of interest to farmers in the Western Star.
Joseph immigrated to Canada in 1947 where he met and married Christina Carter, also a teacher. Together they raised nine children. During these years Joseph taught high school history and social studies in Pictou and Antigonish counties. He received his B.A. degree from St. Francis Xavier University. In 1968 he left the classroom to take a principalship in Antigonish County and thus began his fine career as a school administrator. He helped build an elementary school program to include music, resource programs as well as the services of speech and reading specialists. Joseph retired in 1982 and was, at that time, Superintendent of Schools for the Town of Antigonish. He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Baccalieu Trail Hall of Fame. He was also one of the founding members of the Nova Scotia Teachers' Union. He resided in Antigonish where his home welcomed many who appreciated his good wit and keen mind. He always cherished his Newfoundland "connections" and brought up his children to both know and love the place that was always home in his heart.
Surviving are children, Marie (Wassim) Salamoun, Summerside, P.E.I.; Leo (Patricia), Calabogie, Ont.; Joan, Dartmouth; Patrick, Halifax; Ruth (Bob Bartlett), Prince Rupert, B.C.; Verna (Diggie) Broderick, Lakevale; Claire, Livingstone Cove; H.T. (Dorotha), Ottawa; Margaret (John) Swinimer, Antigonish; grandchildren, Cedric and Andrew Salamoun, Yasmine and Arianne Amirkhalkhali, David and Stephanie Simmons, Tina, John and Danielle Walker, Carrie-Ann Griffiths, Sara, Caleigh and James Macdonald, Thomas and Samuel Machell, Piotr and Rosa Dunne; great-grandchildren, Thane Morgan and Xavier Salamoun. He was the last surviving member of his family. He was predeceased by his wife, Chrissie. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St., Antigonish. Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, Father Ray Huntley presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the ALS Society of Nova Scotia or Prince County Hospital, Summerside, P.E.I. The family requests that perfumes not be worn. www.MacIsaacs.ca
During her working years she was employed at Basinview Home, St. Vincent's Guest House and St. Stephen's Convent, and also served as a well-loved nanny and caregiver to many families. She was a member of St. George's Anglican Church for over 60 years, where she gave her time and talents to many church activities. Jessie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is survived by her son, Robert "Bob" and companion Carolyn Tanner, Lunenburg; granddaughters, Natalie Abraham (Bobby), Tanya Beaver and their mother Jean Foote; great-grandchildren, Zoe and Nikhil Abraham, Amanda Foote and Brenda Beaver; brother, Edwin "Ned" Crewe; and sister, Gladys Deering. She was predeceased by her husband, Wallace; sister, Ethel; brothers, Nathan, Frank, Cyril, and Augustus "Gus". Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 28, at 2 p.m. in St. George's Anglican Church, Brunswick Street. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to St. George's Anglican Church Fund or any charity. E-mail condolences may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
He is survived by daughters, Gertrude (Ian Urquhart), Dartmouth; Dr. Gayle Garber (Dr. Paul Gillard), Kelligrews, NL; grandsons, Matthew Gillard, Ottawa, Ont.; David Gillard, Kelligrews, NL; sisters, Margie Roulston, Elmsdale; Phyllis Mailman, Bridgewater; sister-in-law, Stella Garber, West Clifford; several nieces and nephews; and devoted friend and housekeeper, E. Marie Snyder. He was predeceased by wife, Charlotte (Silver); sisters, Sylvia Crouse, Ruby Hubley, and brother, Arthur.
He was blessed with caring neighbours and good friends who were quick to help him, especially in the last two years. Those who knew him will remember him as a man of unfailing principles, sincerity and determination. He possessed a strong work ethic and showed a love of nature and animals. He lived and died with quiet strength and simplicity and we celebrate his 87 years of life. We give thanks for a life well and truly lived.
Visitation for family and friends will be today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Home, 4895 Route 10, New Germany, with a Masonic memorial service at 4 p.m. and Legion tribute service at 7 p.m. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in Emmanuel United Church, Hemford, Rev. Clayton Austin officiating. Private burial in Hemford Community Cemetery. Family flowers only. At Dad's request, donations may be made to Hemford Emmanuel United Church, Hemford Community Cemetery Fund or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. May God hold him close. His final rest is well deserved. God bless you, Dad, you were the best. On-line condolences may be made at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com
HARNUM (Hibbs), Mina Louisa
HARRIS (Francis), Doris
Margie was vigorous and involved. She was an active member of First United Church, having served as an elder for many years, president of the UCW, a former president of the IODE, Right Honourable Vincent Massey Chapter, a fundraiser for worthy causes, a lifelong bridge player and a source of inspiration, joy and comfort to family and friends.
Margie is survived by her husband of 55 years, Gordon; sons, Brian (Catherine) Johnston, Halifax, and Robert (Sandra) Johnston, Saint John; sister, Doreen (Fraser) MacKinnon, New Waterford; brother, Fred (Shirley) Russell, Sydney; grandchildren, Kristie, Bradley, Matthew, Colton, and Liam; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Ross Russell. Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service will take place in First United Church on Thursday at 2 p.m., Rev. Doug Pilsworth officiating. Interment in Oakfield Cemetery, Hillside Road, Mira. Reception to follow in the Christian Education Centre, Marion Bridge. Memorials may be made to First United Church, the Right Honourable Vincent Massey Chapter of the IODE or a charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at: email@example.com
KINSMAN, Christine Sinclair
While growing up in Newfoundland, Christine was a very active member of Wesley United Church's Young Peoples Group and their frequent music broadcasts. Christine was the owner of CK's House of Blinds. She was an avid curler and active in the Girl Guides of Canada as a Brownie leader in Rothesay, N.B. She was a past member of St. John Ambulance, loved music, the arts, and was most at home in her garden where many more trees grace this earth because of her care and attention. Christine loved life, knew how to have fun, adored her grandchildren and cherished her friendships. She will be lovingly missed by all.
Christine is survived by son, Dana (Andrea), Calgary; daughter, Pamela, Ellershouse; grandchildren, Nicholas, Zachary, Megan, Taylor. She was predeceased by her husband, Bruce Kinsman; sister, Bertha Janet. Memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Monday, November 7, in Woodlawn United Church, Dartmouth. Interment at a later date in St. John's, NL. Reception to follow in the church hall. Donations may be made to a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be sent by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
MacKINNON, Elizabeth Ellen
Roy "Gerry", CD
Gerald joined the military in 1977 and completed 22 years of service including tours in Germany and the Persian Gulf War. Upon completion of military service he was employed with Air Nova for the passed six years. Gerald was a devoted family man who enjoyed cooking, hunting, playing cards and darts. He was a gentle, loving man who will be missed by all whose lives he touched.
Funeral service will take place 2 p.m. today in All Saints Anglican Church, Corner Brook, NL, Canon Derek Thomas officiating. Interment will be in the family plot in Townsite Cemetery. Donations on behalf Gerald may be made to a charity of choice. Condolences may be sent on-line at: www.fillatre.ca
O'BRIEN, James Lawrence
PARSONS, Ronald (Archpriest)
As a very young man, he fought in the Second World War overseas with the Canadian Army (1943-1945). After leaving the military, he served as a priest in the Anglican Church for 35 years, living in various locations in Alberta, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. During a portion of this time, he also worked as a field officer for the Secretary of State Department. In 1990 he was ordained as a Christian Orthodox priest, serving in this capacity until his death. He was a much-loved spiritual leader of Saint Antonio's Antiochian Parish and his presence will be sorely missed. There is no doubt that his longevity was due in large part to the love and support he received from members on this congregation and other member of Christian Orthodox churches throughout the world. He was an active supporter of workers' rights, most notably as spokesperson for the striking fishers in Canso in the early 1970s. His commitment to social justice remained throughout his lifetime.
He will be remembered for his zest for life, his many and varied interests, and his kind and generous spirit. He is survived by children, Warren, Spry Bay; Stephen, Halifax; Jocelyn, Lake Echo; Timothy, Cole Harbour; Marianne, Hackett's Cove; Michael, Dartmouth; Leah, Cole Harbour; grandchildren, Blaine, Lake Echo; Christopher, Lake Echo; Alicia, Meaghers Grant; Heather, Yellowknife; Benjamin, Halifax; Angella, Dartmouth; Veronica, Toronto; Rehtaeh, Cole Harbour; Temyson, Cole Harbour; great-grandchildren, Kyla, Lake Echo; Connor, Lake Echo; siblings, Dorothy, Toronto; Betty, Point Aconi; Martha, Toronto; Diane, Toronto; Gordon, Newfoundland; Charles, Toronto; David, Calgary; Paul, St. John's. Family will be in attendance for visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Saint Antonio's Church located at 2455 Windsor St., Halifax. The funeral will be held on Saturday, October 8, at 11 a.m. in St. Antonio's Church. Interment will take place at a later date in Saint Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church Cemetery, Charlottetown, P.E.I. Service under the care of J. Albert Walker & Sons Funeral Home, Dartmouth (469-5601). Donations may be made to Saint Antonio's Church Building Fund or a charity of your choice. On-line condolences at: firstname.lastname@example.org
PARSONS, Stanley Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Everett, Lower Brighton, N.B.; his children, Amy Parsons, Fredericton, N.B.; Billy Everett, Lower Brighton, N.B.; stepchildren, Kirk Nevers, Fredericton, N.B.; Jennifer Nevers, U.S.A.; Tommy Everett, Fredericton, N.B.; Donnie Everett, Lower Brighton, N.B.; granddaughter, Chiara Everett Claybourne, and sisters, Gertie, Lillian, Madge, and Darlene. Resting in Britton Funeral Home, 2 High St., Hartland, N.B., with visiting hours today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Lower Brighton Wesleyan Church with Rev. Ken Banks officiating. Interment will follow in Lower Brighton Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
She is survived by her husband, James Edward Cross, Halifax; sister, Valarie Agnes Preshyon, St. Catharines, Ont.; half-brothers, Matthew Joseph Preshyon, Anthony Joseph Preshyon, and half-sister, Sandra Marie Preshyon, Saint John, N.B. She was predeceased by her sister, Edna Marie Preshyon, and brother, Wallace Joseph Preshyon. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Father Basil Carew officiating. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Cremation is under the care of J. Albert Walker & Sons Funeral Home, Dartmouth, 469-5601.
TOBIN, Lucy Rachel
Lucy worked for many years in the Sydney City Hospital, retiring as house mother in the nurse's residence. She loved to knit sweaters and mittens for family and friends, playing cards and bingo.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Sydney Memorial Chapel, 49 Welton St., Sydney, where visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be Wednesday, November 2, at 10 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, Westmount, celebrated by Rev. Doug Murphy. Burial to follow in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Westmount. Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or charity of your choice.
WILLIAMS, Mervin Alexander
He is survived by his wife, the former Elizabeth Rhodenizer; daughters, Tammy (fiancé, Roland DesChamp), Woodlawn Drive; Tracy (Murray) Hupman, Port aux Basque, NL; brothers, Bradford (Susan), Porters Lake; Wayne (Maryn), Houston, B.C.; sisters, Diane Sperry, West Green Harbour; Anne (Wayne) Nickerson, Fraser Lake, B.C.; grandchildren, Christopher, Melissa, Brandon and Jenelle. He was predeceased by son, Rocky. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Shelburne. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Matthew Sponagle officiating. Interment in Pine Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.
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