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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
June 2006


The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 14, 2006
- 90, Halifax, passed away peacefully June 12, 2006, at home surrounded by her family. She was born in Grand Bank, N.L., and for the last 33 years, Ida, along with her husband Gordon, was very devoted in caring for her sister Minnie. She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Gordon; daughters, Sheila, Donna, Lorna, Joan, and Eva; sister, Minnie; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, June 15, in Oakridge Memory Gardens in Lower Sackville with Captain Jim and Michelle Mercer officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army Spryfield Community Church, 49 Clearview St., Halifax, NS B3R 1N7.

GEORGE, Tryphena "Trixie"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 27, 2007
GEORGE, Tryphena "Trixie"
- 68, Queensport, Guysborough Co., died Monday, June 26, 2006, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Lead Cove, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Eli and Pearl (Button) Button. She was a former employee of Volkswagen Canada and was self-employed in the hospitality business for a number of years. She was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Queensport. Trixie was a helping hand to all who passed through her life and a great fundraiser for her church. She truly loved a game of cards at any time.

Surviving are husband, Paul; sister, Stella (Alfred) Richard, Oshawa, Ont.; brothers, Morley (Florence), Conception Bay, N.L.; Andrew (Rosalyn), Bobcaygeon, Ont.; Don (Frances), Mount Pearl, N.L.; a number of nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in Christ Anglican Church with Rev. Tory Byrne officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Trixie may be made to Christ Anglican Church, Queensport. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at:

HANN, Russell Clayton
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 3, 2006
HANN, Russell Clayton
- 68, Bible Hill and formerly of Milford Station, passed away June 1, 2006, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Burgeo, N.L., he was a son of the late Theodore and Genevieve (Dominey) Hann. He was a member of Milford Lions Club and, while living in Milford, was very active in Milford United Church.

Surviving are his wife, the former Joan McLeod; sons, Darrell (Linda), Sackville; Clayton (Judi), East Dalhousie; daughter, Sharon (Stewart King), Nine Mile River; grandchildren, Jason, Nathan and Kathryn King, Brandon and Kaitlyn Hann; brother, Andrew (Lorraine), Truro; sisters, Shirley (David) Noseworthy, Corner Brook, N. L.; Betty (Gordon) Peddle, Moncton, N.B.; sister-in-law, Nancy Hann, Dartmouth; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Weldon. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be Monday at 3 p.m. in Milford Lantz United Church, Rev. Helen Waddell and Rev. Brian DeLong officiating. Burial to follow in Oakhill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit.

HUSBANDS (Madore), Martina Joan
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 7, 2006
HUSBANDS (Madore), Martina Joan
- 48, Halifax, passed away June 5, 2006, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Ann (Revlon) Madore. She is survived by her daughter, April (Adam) Jackson, Sheet Harbour; sisters, Linda (Roger) Gagnon, Lorraine Zinck, Lisa (Terry) Morgan, and Sheila. Visitation will be held Friday, June 9, from 10-11 a.m., with funeral service to follow at 11 a.m., both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr. Burial at a later date. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice. On-line condolences may be made at:

The Chronicle Herlad, Halifax, June 10, 2006
- The Briarlea Seniors Residence, Moncton, N.B., passed away at her home on Friday, June 9, 2006. She was born in Port Aux Basques, N.L. Joan was a member of St. George's Anglican Church and a member of the Willing Workers of St. George's.

She is survived by her daughter, Wendy Battis and her husband Bob, Riverview; son, Mark Lanigan and his wife Ann, Moncton; grandsons, Todd (Kate), Vancouver; Christopher (Jennifer), Riverview; great-grandson, James, Vancouver; brother, Art Pope (Carol), Kentville, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Rev. Matt Lanigan; sister, Anne, and brother, Wilfred. At Joan's request there is no viewing in the funeral home. The funeral service will be held in St. George's Anglican Church on Sunday, June 11, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Chris VanBuskirk officiating. Interment will be in Saint Martins in the Woods Anglican Cemetery, Shediac Cape, N.B. In Joan's memory, donations made to the St. George's Anglican Church Memorial Fund or Alzheimer Society of South East New Brunswick would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Riverview Funeral Home, (506) 857-9544.

MacISAAC, Frances Anne
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 11, 2006
MacISAAC, Frances Anne
- 88, Brierly Brook, Antigonish Co., died June 9, 2006, in St. Martha's Hospital. Born in Codroy Valley, N.L., Frances was a daughter of the late James and Theresa (Wall) Downey.

In 1939 she moved to Antigonish, where she entered St. Martha's School of Nursing. In 1941 she married Dan H. MacIsaac of Brierly Brook. With the exception of one year in Pictou County, where her husband worked in the Pictou Shipyards during the Second World War, Frances lived her entire life in Brierly Brook before she moved to the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home. She was an employee of St. Martha's Hospital for 12 years. She was a member of St. Ninian's CWL for over 50 years and also served on St. Ninian's Parish Council. A woman of deep faith, generosity and integrity, she valued education and instilled in her 12 children an appreciation of independent thought.

Frances is survived by her children, Mary (Tony Bekkers) Antigonish; Bernard (Ann), Ottawa; Effie (Jim Taylor), St. Andrew's; Gordon (Anne), Ottawa; Jessie (Edis Flewelling), Halifax; Daniel J. (Gwen), Antigonish; Anne (John Boyd), Cribbons Point; Theresa (Rand Fishleder), Iowa; Cabrini (Marcie Macquarrie), Halifax; Kenzie (Mary Margaret) Brierly Brook; Cecelia, Halifax; Hector (Ann), Brierly Brook; grandchildren, David (Denise), Maria (Andrew), Gordon (Tara), Lisa (Greg), Helen (Robert), Tommy (Ella), Doreen (Mathew), Cecelia, Eleanor, John, Ellen, Jean (Wilfried), Kenzie, Tara, Alexis, Daniel Alexander, Gwen, Colin, Michael, Chris (Faith), Barbara (Donald), Peggy, Sam, Sarah, Jacob, Claire, Allison, Hector, Meaghan, Sheena, Bernard, Andrew, Kayla, Emma Frances, Cole, Caleb; sisters and brothers, Theresa Cashin, Stephenville, N.L.; Kay Barry, St. John's, N.L.; Cecelia Hall, Ottawa; Jerome, James, Codroy Valley, N.L.; Joseph, St. John's, N.L.; Anne MacNeil, Glace Bay; Lucy Briggs, Calgary; great-grandchildren, Daniel, David, Adrienne, Rachel, Peter, David, Therese, Baileigh, Aisling, Adrianna, Emily, Laura, Robert, and Jonathan. Frances was predeceased by her husband, Dan H.; sister, Sister Andrina of the Presentation Order of Newfoundland; brothers, Edward, Bernard, Anthony, and grandson, Steven. Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and Monday, June 12 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Funeral service will be held on Monday at 3 p.m. in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, with Rev. Leo Boone presiding. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.

MILLER, Rev. Sam W.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 12, 2006
MILLER, Rev. Sam W.
- Halifax, formerly of Hubbards, passed away suddenly as a result of a motor vehicle accident Saturday, June 10, 2006. Born in Champney's, N.L., he was a son of John and Rhoda (Randall) Miller. Educated in Newfoundland and Halifax, he was an active Anglican Priest for 38 years, serving parishes of Newport-Walton, Hubbards, New Glasgow and Halifax. After serving 15 years as rector of St. Philip's Church, Halifax, he retired in 1987 and moved, along with his wife LilyBud, to their beloved retirement home in Hubbards which they had previously built in 1968.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, LilyBud; daughters, Stephanie (Lee); Jan (Bill); granddaughters, Meghan and Erin; grandson, Mark; brother, Roland; sisters, Anne, Hilda and Ella, who reside in St. John's, N.L. He was predeceased by brother, Obie, and sister, Elsie. He was truly the most loving husband, father and grandfather that this family could have been blessed with. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Hubbards, The Right Reverend Fred Hiltz officiating, assisted by Rev. Jim Greene. A private burial will take place in Pine Hill Cemetery, Hubbards, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Luke's Anglican Church, Hubbards. Funeral services have been entrusted to Ronald A. Walker Funeral Homes. On-line condolences can be made to:

PIERCE, Walter Samuel
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 2, 2006
PIERCE, Walter Samuel
- 60, Lunenburg, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2006, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Harbour Breton, Fortune Bay, N.L., he was a son of the late Hughie Sr. and Mary (Skinner) Pierce. Walt went fishing at the age of 15 and was a fisherman all of his life, fishing out of Petit de Grat, Louisbourg and Harbour Breton. Later, he went to work as chief engineer for Riverport Sea Products and Clearwater. He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 23, Lunenburg.

He was a loving husband and father, and lived for the time he had with his grandchildren. He had a positive approach for every situation. He loved to spend time with Mazie at the camp. He is survived by his wife, Mazie; daughters, Sandra (Jamie) Myra, Jocelyn (Lloyd) Williams, Tina (John) Lohnes, all of Lunenburg; sisters, Gladys (Hubert) Short, Lucy (Bill) Wells, Eva Piercy; sister-in-law, Ethel Pierce; brothers, Roy (Maxine) Pierce, Gordon (Christine) Pierce, Winston (Bertha) Pierce, all from Harbour Breton, N.L.; grandchildren, Chloe, and Zachary Williams, Bromlyn and Bryden Myra, and Colton Lohnes. He was predeceased by brothers, Clayton, Calvin, Hughie Jr., and niece, Dorothy Johnson. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Highway 3, Lunenburg, with Legion service today at 6: 45 p.m. Friends are invited to share their memories of Walter with his family during visitation today from 3-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Michael Mitchell officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Flowers from the immediate family only. Memorial donations may be made to The War Amps, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada, Maritime Region, or a charity of your choice.

SWIFT (Tizard), Lorna Beatrice
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 6, 2006
SWIFT (Tizard), Lorna Beatrice
- 92, peacefully, surrounded by her much loved family, passed through this world in Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown, P.E.I., on September 27, 2005. She lived her life in New Minas, Truro and Halifax. Lorna was born in St. John's, N.L., the daughter of the late John and Beatrice (Seward) Tizard.

Lorna was a member of Trinity United Church, Canning, and a member of New Horizon Seniors Clubs of Canning and New Minas. She was an avid bridge player, knitter and needlepoint enthusiast, sharing many of her handiworks with family and friends.

Lorna was predeceased by her husband, Douglas; brothers, Eric, Jack and Gerald, and grandson, Ronald. Lorna was a loving and devoted mother to Donald (Doris), Dartmouth; Jack (Jacqueline), Truro; Dennis (Rebecca), Barss Corner; Douglas, Dallas, Tex., and daughter, Janet, Blooming Point, P.E.I., and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Cremation was immediate with a family memorial service and interment to be held June 19, 2006 at 3 p.m. in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro. Lorna will be laid to rest with Douglas on the 30th anniversary of his passing.
"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience." - Unknown

TURNER, Shirley Ann
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 7, 2006
TURNER, Shirley Ann
- 59, Mill Cove, passed away Friday, June 2, 2006, at home. Born in Newfoundland, she came to Nova Scotia in the 1970s and practiced nursing in the Halifax area until 1992. Shirley and her husband moved to the Hubbards area where they have lived for the past 10 years. It was Shirley's wishes there be no visitation or funeral service. Shirley is survived by her husband, David, Mill Cove; mother, Noreen, and brother, Raymond, Sackville. Services have been entrusted to Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences can be made to:



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