BOWEN, Marguerite Angela "Marjorie"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 23, 2006
Marguerite Angela "Marjorie" - 94, October 13, 1911 to January
Born in Codray, NL, to Sarah Ally and Roy DeWolfe Sr., she died in QEII Health
Sciences Centre on January 22, 2006, following a lengthy illness. She was predeceased
by her first husband, Arthur Vincent Giffin Sr., and her second husband, Gordon
William Bowen. She was also predeceased by sons, William Giffin, Arthur Giffin
Jr., and Murray Giffin, as well as brothers, Roy Giffin Jr., Ernest Giffin,
and Colin Giffin; sisters, Viola Campbell and Winnie Condy, and also Regina
at birth. She is survived by her son, Bucky Giffin; daughter, Rose L. Pothier;
14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren. She
is also survived by her partner of 19 years, Tod W. Heart. Cremation has taken
place under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005)
Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax (477-5601). A memorial mass will be celebrated
at a later date.
COLE, William "Bill"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 7, 2006
William "Bill" - 87, Glace Bay, died January
6, 2006. Born in Victoria Village,
NL, he was a son of the late William and Helen (Penny) Cole. He was a veteran
of the Second World War, serving overseas with the Canadian Armed Forces. Surviving
are his loving wife of 58 years, Carmel (Poirier) Cole; daughter, Patricia
Cole; grandchildren, Carmel, Michael, Billy; nieces and nephews; sisters, Margaret
Neary, Elizabeth MacAdam, Lenora Roberts; sisters-in-law, Loretta MacIntyre,
Georgina Bennet. He was predeceased by brothers, Richard, Silas, Alex, and
stepsister, Mabel. Visitation today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and funeral service Sunday
at 3 p.m., both in Curry's Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Burial in Forest Haven
Cemetery. Donations to the Renal Dialysis Unit of Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
DOYLE, Jean Sandra
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 19, 2006
Jean Sandra - 69, Halifax, passed away peacefully January
18, 2006, in the
VG Site, QEII. Born in Shearstown, NL, she was a daughter of the late Fred
and Sarah (Saunders) Dawe. Jean is survived by her daughter, Katherine Moore,
at home; nieces, Denise, Pat, Elizabeth and Cathy. She was predeceased by her
first husband, Douglas Moore; second husband, Maurice Doyle; sister, Evelyn
Kelly. Funeral 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 from 2-4 p.m. Friday, January 20, with a memorial service
at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel, Mr. Charles O'Regan and Mr.
Larry O'Regan officiating. Interment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower
Sackville. A reception will follow the interment at 3 Anchor Dr., Halifax,
in the common room. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian
Cancer Society. A special thank you to Dr. Mann and the staff of 8A of the
VG Site, QEII.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 29, 2006
DOYLE, Joyce - Halifax, born November 2, 1946 in Grand Bank,
NL, passed away peacefully
on January 27, 2006, in QEII Health Sciences Centre with her loving family
at her side. She joins her husband and our father, John Anthony Doyle, and
is survived by her parents, John and Christina Hillier; daughter, Heather (Garry),
and son, Scott. Our mother will be deeply missed and always remembered for
her kind, loving heart and for her devotion to her family. She will be missed
deeply by her kitty, Melvin. Arrangements are entrusted to Atlantic Funeral
Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where visitation will be held from 2-4 and
7-9 p.m. Monday, with a funeral service at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Rev. James Haughn
officiating. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home. Interment in St.
John's Cemetery. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
DRAKE, John Henry
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 31, 2006
John Henry - 69, Belleoram, NL. Johnny Drake, formerly of Eastern
Passage, passed away Monday, January 23, 2006, in the hospital
in Harbour Breton, NL. He was born in Belleoram, NL and was one of the founding
members of the Newfoundland Band "The Dorymen" and produced
many albums over his career that began in 1969. He was well-known for such
songs as "The Tiny Red Light", "Wanda Lee", "Headin'
Home", and many more. He worked for years on the Imperial Oil boats and retired
from Irving Oil in 1998, at which time him and his wife of more than 46 years,
Dulcie (Kearley), moved back to Belleoram where his heart always was.
survived by son, John Jr., Eastern Passage, and daughter, Wanda Lee Nadeau
(Harry), Head of Jeddore. There are also three grandchildren, Ashley, Michael
and Kenzie, and two great-grandchildren, Ma-kel and Makiah, along with many
extended family members. He is also survived by brothers, Mick (Marion),
Alberta; Allan (Bunny), L'Ardoise; Stan (Hilda), Chester, and sisters, Gertie
Keefe, Dartmouth; Jean Poole (Jim), Belleoram, NL; and Marion Kearley (Jack),
Newfoundland. Johnny was predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Winnifred
(Savoury); brother, Levi, and sister, Edie Veinott. Cremation has taken place.
Memorial donations can be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences
can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
GRANDY, Annie Eliza
The Chronicle herald, Halifax, January 14, 2006
Annie Eliza - 80, Halifax, passed away January 13, 2006, in the New Halifax
Infirmary, QEII. Born in Garnish, NL, she was a daughter of Tryphena (Banfield)
Grandy and Joseph Grandy. Annie worked at the Grace Maternity Hospital as a
housekeeper until retirement. She was a long-time member of The Salvation Army,
She is survived by daughter, Joyce (Joe) MacLellan; son, Rayfield
(Edith) Grandy; sisters-in-law, Lucretia Grandy and Ada Grandy; brother-in-law,
Willis Grandy; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, several nieces
and nephews; stepsisters, Laura Stevens and Jean Brunette. She was predeceased
by husband, Stephen Arthur Grandy; sister, Susannah Hoben; brother-in-law,
Howard Grandy. Visitation will be held Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in J.A. Snow
Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held at
10 a.m. Monday in The Salvation Army Citadel, Fairview, Major Bob MacDonald
officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Donations may be made to Canadian
Cancer Society. E-mail condolences to: email@example.com
GREENE, Mary Agatha (Sister
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 25, 2006
GREENE, Mary Agatha (Sister Theresa Michael) - 86, died in
Parkstone Enhanced Care on January 23, 2006. Born in Tilting,
NL, she was a
daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (Bailey) Greene. She entered the Sisters
of Charity in Halifax in 1938 and made her Religious Profession in 1941. Sister
served her community in St. Brigid's Home, Quebec, for 38 years. She also worked
in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, North Sydney, and the former Halifax Infirmary.
Sister returned to the Mount in 1997.
She is survived by sisters, Madeline
St. Croix, Weymouth, Mass.; Isabelle Dwyer, Tilting, NL; Sister Patrick Mary
Greene, Sister of Charity, Halifax; brothers, Harold, Weymouth, Mass.; Michael,
Tilting, NL. She was predeceased by sisters, Dorothy Shallow, Theresa McLeod,
Cecilia McDonald; brothers, Frederick and William. The body will be in Mount
Saint Vincent Motherhouse with visitation 3-8 p.m. today. Mass of Christian
Burial will be held 10 a.m. Thursday in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse Chapel.
Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.
HANN, Berkley Roland
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 10, 2006
Berkley Roland - Passed away at home on January 1, 2006,
just 25 days before his 70th birthday. Born in Channel-Port
aux Basques, NL,
on January 26, 1936, he was a son of the late Mary Ann (Short) and William
He spent most of his life at sea, beginning with Fishery Products Ltd.
Draggers at age 19 and going on with H.B. Nickerson and Sons and T.J. Hardy
Ltd. He joined Imperial Oil Ltd. Marine Division (oil tankers) in 1974 and
retired in 1987, after which he bought his own 30 foot Cape Islander, M.V.
Darlene II, which he and his wife Shirley fished on together for 12 years
until both retired in 1999 due to ill health. He belonged to the Port aux Basques
Volunteer Fire Brigade and served a term as Fire Chief.
He leaves to mourn
his loving wife, Shirley (Seaward); foster daughter, Daisy Whynot (Danny),
and grandchildren, Raymond, Trisha and Tara; sister, Sheila (Arthur) Comeau,
Florida, U.S.A.; sister-in-law, Evelyn Hann and family, Arthena (Bill)
Bailey, Candice and Ryan; mother-in-law, Frances Seaward; his Nova Scotia family,
niece, Teanne Osmond (Justin), River and Roman; nephew, Robbie Cox (Nadine),
Kendra and Katie; Helen Pecoskie (Martin), Jacob and Noah; Sam Arnold (Verna)
and family, Michelle (JD) and Cole, Sammy (Adrienne), Nadia, Joseph, Rhoda,
Sarah, Troy Seaward (Denise), Tanner, Riley, Christopher Hardy, Terry and
Corey Mott; godchildren, Rex Strickland and Kenneth White; also his favourite
pal, his dog, Buddy; and a wide circle of in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins
and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, George; father-in-law, James
Seaward; several aunts and uncles. Visitation took place on Wednesday and Thursday
from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, NL. Funeral
service took place at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 6, in St. James' Anglican
Church with Rev. Canon Hugh Fudge officiating. Interment followed in St. James'
Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Donations in Bert's memory
can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. James' Anglican Church Window
Fund. Funeral arrangements are in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port
aux Basques (709-695-2300).
MATTHEWS (Bolt), Doris
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 14, 2006
(Bolt), Doris - 64, Manahawkin, N.J., passed away Christmas day, December
25, 2005, in Ocean Medical Center, Brick, N.J. Doris was born in Grand
LePierre, NL, had lived in Halifax, and moved to the United States in 1970. She worked
at Simpsons in Canada and with the Sears Catalogue Store in New Jersey. She
was a wonderful devoted wife, mother and Nannie. She was loved by family and
her many friends and she will be sorely missed.
She was predeceased by her
parents, Charles and Lillian Bolt; biological father, William Fizzard; daughter,
Victoria. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Albert L. Matthews;
sons, Charles and his wife Betsy, Toms River, N.J.; Stephen John, Halifax;
daughters, Pauline and her fiancZ Julius Kral, Brick, N.J.; Cheryl and her
husband, David Bales, Richmond, Va.; biological mother, Lena Kearly, Grand
LePierre, NL; brothers, Charles Fizzard, Donald Fizzard, both of Grand LePierre,
NL; Roy Fizzard, Lower Sackville; Sam Fizzard, Alberta; sister, Veronica Bolt,
Grand LePierre, NL; grandchildren, Jamie Lee, Michele Bales and Michael Matthews.
Memorial services will be held in Halifax and Grand LePierre, NL, at a later
date. Donations may be made to The Arthritis Society.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 7, 2006
PERRIN, Jean - 80, Halifax, passed away January 6, 2006, in Maplestone Enhanced Care, Halifax,
surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's.
Born in Grand Falls, NL, she was the eldest daughter of the late Leo and Gertrude
(Edwards) Hennesey. She is survived by daughters, Colleen (James) Erskine,
London, Ont.; Linda (Bill) Powell, Williamswood; Louise (Edward) Dowding, Paula
Connolly, Laura (David) Mazerall, all of Halifax; son, Leo (Maureen), Hammonds
Plains; 12 grandchildren; brothers, Leo, Halifax; Tom, Kentville; Ted and Paul,
Grand Falls, NL; Allan, Petawawa, Ont.; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased
by her husband, Larry; sister, Alma; brother, Alphonse; son-in-law, Gary Connolly.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in Atlantic Funeral
Home, Bayers Road, Halifax. Funeral mass will be Tuesday, January 10, at 11
a.m. in St. Lawrence Church, Dutch Village Road, Halifax, Father Michael Walsh
officiating. Reception following in St. Lawrence Church Hall. Interment will
be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations
to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia would be appreciated.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 31, 2006
RIGGS, Maurice - 91, New Glasgow, died Sunday, January 29,
2006, in Aberdeen Regional Hospital,
New Glasgow. Born in Anderson's Cove, NL, he was a son of the late Thomas and
Susan Riggs. At 12 years of age he began fishing off the coast of Newfoundland.
He served with the Merchant Marine during the Second World War, moving to New
Glasgow in 1945. He was employed for 35 years with the former L.E. Shaw Limited
as a crusher operator. He was a member of St. George's Anglican Church, New
Glasgow, where he served on Council, as a bell ringer and custodian. He was
an honorary life member and former Chaplain of Cummings LOL No. 1634, Eureka.
He was a member of the Orange Lodge for over 70 years and a Past Chaplain of
the Grand Orange Lodge of Nova Scotia. Maurice always fondly remembered his
time spent knitting and repairing hockey nets for the New Glasgow Stadium.
Surviving are daughters, Cassie MacDonald, New Glasgow; Susie Sangster, Fraser's
Mountain; Frances (Glenn) Cameron, Churchville; Phyllis Cameron, Joanne (Donald)
Walsh, New Glasgow; sons, Charlie (Isabell) Riggs, New Glasgow; Bruce (Shermalynn),
Edmonton, Alta.; sister, Myrtle Hatch, Port aux Basques, NL; brother, Warren,
Saint John, N.B.; 24 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild;
numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Esther (Fizzard);
son, Roy; sisters, Rosie, Frances and Charlotte. Visitation will be 2-4 and
7-9 p.m. today in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral
service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. George's Anglican Church, New Glasgow
with Archdeacon Robert Richmond officiating. Interment will be in Heatherdale
Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in his memory
to St. George's Anglican Church, Aberdeen Palliative Care Society or any charity
TAYLOR, Edna Clarice
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 23, 2006
Edna Clarice - 82, Halifax, passed away peacefully on January
21, 2006, in
the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Bay L'Argent, NL, on March 12, 1923,
she was a daughter of the late John and Tryphena (Miles) Pennell. A loving
wife, mother, grandmother and sister, she will be sadly missed by her daughter,
Marilyn (Lorne) Abramson; grandchildren, Melanie and Lara; sisters, Irene Nash
and Marie Hooper; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph
Eli, and sister, Carrie Baker. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9
p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., where funeral service will
be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Brian Spence officiating. Burial in
Fairview Cemetery, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian
Diabetes Association. A heartfelt thank you to Judi, Betty, Anne and Lynn of
Seabright Rest Home, who gave Edna such excellent care during the past 14 months.
Also, thank you to the nursing staff on 8.1. for their kindness and support.
E-mail condolences to: firstname.lastname@example.org
VATCHER (Drake), Winnifred
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 16, 2006
VATCHER (Drake), Winnifred - 80, Dartmouth, died January 14,
2006, in Dartmouth
General Hospital. Born in Larry's Cove, NL, she was a daughter of the late
Stephen and Violet (Hardy) Drake. Surviving are daughters, Diana Yarrow (Rick),
Judy Nielsen (Dobbie); son, Robie (Debbie); sisters, Isabel and Marjorie; brothers,
Garfield and Steve; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; several
aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Eric;
brothers, Levi and Max. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Judy Nielsen,
3440 No. 2 Hwy., Fall River. Arrangements entrusted to T.K. Barnard Funeral
Home, Sackville. Interment at a later date in Newfoundland. Donations may be
made to a charity of your choice.