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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
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Halifax Herald
March 2006

 

BILLARD, Clyde William Thomas
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 20, 2006
BILLARD, Clyde William Thomas
- 76, Halifax, passed away March 17, 2006, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Grand Bruit, N.L., he was a son of the late Herbert and Lillian Billard. He was employed on the Imperial Oil Tankers from 1952 until 1966 when he came ashore and began working for Nova Scotia Light and Power until his retirement in 1991.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Pauline Rosena (Bishop); sons, Clyde (Debbie), Larry (Wanda), John (Shelley); daughter, Kathy (Angus) Moser; grandchildren, Lori, Tabitha, Christopher, Timmy, Krystal, Andrew, Curtis, and Alex; brothers, Onslow (Melita), Winston (Verna), Ward (Triphena), and sister, Sheila (Jerry) Billard; several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place with burial to follow at a later date in Grand Bruit, N.L. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.


BOYD, Leona Frances
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 12, 2006
BOYD, Leona Frances
- 81, Enfield, passed away peacefully March 11, 2006, in Halifax. She was born in Shallop Cove, St. George's, N.L., to the late Mary Margaret (Kerfont) and Walter Blanchard. Leona joined the Royal Canadian Army at the age of 17 and served in the Second World War from 1942-1946.

Family meant everything to her. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She will be sadly missed by her husband, Donald David; children, Gerald (Hughena), Sean (Wilma), Gregory (Judy), Deborah (Michael) Wood, Michael (Cathy), and Donna Urquhart (Barry Leslie); 17 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Louise (John) Costa, and brother, Ronald (Elaine) Blanchard. She was predeceased by her sisters, Grace and Geraldine; brothers, Maurice and Steven. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Monday, March 13, and the funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 14, both in St. Bernard's Church, Enfield, with Father Raymond Mura officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that individuals contribute to a charity of their own choice or, as was typical of Leona, perform a random act of kindness. Leona will be greatly missed. E-mail condolences may be sent to: ettinger@alderwoods.com


BULL, Gertrude Anne
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 2, 2006
BULL, Gertrude Anne
- 90, Wolfville, formerly of Yarmouth Port, Mass., passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2006, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Waverley, Mass., she was a daughter of the late William James and Emma (Butler) Green, originally from St. John's, N.L. She is survived by daughter, Gay (Peter) Riddle, Wolfville, with whom she spent her last years; grandson, Kendrick Riddle, Vancouver, B.C.; granddaughter, Anne Moggy, Orangeville, Ont.; great-grandsons, Alexander and Steven Moggy. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Morris Bull. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Hillcrest Cemetery, Hamburg, N.Y. Donations in memory may be made to the Kings County S.P.C.A., Valley Regional Hospital or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.


FITZPATRICK, Rita Joseph
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 18, 2006
FITZPATRICK, Rita Joseph
- 85, Halifax, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2006. Born in St. John's, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Anne (Parsons) Martin. Rita lived most of her life in St. John's, moving to Halifax in later years. She had a very active life, always involved in her family's educational, musical and athletic endeavors. She volunteered much of her time to the Catholic Women's League, the Girl Guide Association and the Progressive Conservative Association. Rita enjoyed life. She loved a good party and large gatherings around her dining room table and was always eager for her passion in life, a good game of bridge. She received great comfort and strength from her strong religious faith which helped her greatly through these last difficult years.

She was predeceased by Tom, her beloved husband of 49 years. She is survived by her son, Tom (Patrice), Calgary; daughters, Sheila (Michael) Mader, Halifax; Maria (Kurt Ellison) Fitzpatrick, Ottawa; Judy Fitzpatrick, Edmonton; Eileen Fitzpatrick, Edmonton; Rosemary (Doug) Fitzpatrick-Northway, Toronto; sister, Winifred Hulecki, Boston, Mass.; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Rockingham. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or the charity of your choice. E-mail condolences may be sent to: snowfh@alderwoods.com


HANLON, Isabelle Mary "Debbie"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 30, 2006
HANLON, Isabelle Mary "Debbie"
- 71, Pugwash Junction, died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, in Georges L. Dumont Hospital, Moncton. Born in Bell Island, N.L., she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Nolan. She is survived by her husband, Karl; sons, Everett, at home; Karl Jr., British Columbia; daughters, Barbara, Wentworth; Colleen, British Columbia; sister, Alice, Newfoundland; grandchildren, Shannon, Levon, Nolan, Devon and Jackie Hanlon, Sara Dobson. She was predeceased by 21 brothers and sisters. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday, April 2, in Mundle's Funeral Home, Pugwash (243-2506). Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday, April 3, in Riverside Cemetery, Wallace River. Condolences may be sent to the family at: mundle@eastlink.ca


HARRIS, Charles Manuel "Charlie"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 31, 2006
HARRIS, Charles Manuel "Charlie"
- 90, Dartmouth, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2006, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, surrounded by his loving daughters. Born in Great Harbour, N.L., he was a son of the late George and Charlotte (Hardy) Harris. Charlie served in the Canadian Merchant Navy during the Second World War and then he went to work as a cook on the tankers for Imperial Oil Ltd., retiring in 1973. He was a member of Holy Trinity Emmanuel Anglican Church, Dartmouth, and he was a 38 year member of Royal Canadian Legion, Centennial Branch 160, Dartmouth. He was a former member of the Bullbird Club and Dartmouth Esso Annuitant Club. Charlie and his wife, Priscilla, enjoyed many trips together, dancing and playing cards, especially crib.

Surviving are his loving wife, the former Priscilla Evans; daughters, Elsie (Tom) Collins, East Uniacke; Marion (John) Thornton, Lower Sackville; son, David (Angela), Texas; six grandchildren; one foster grandchild; nine great-grandchildren; one foster great-grandchild; sister, Olive, British Columbia; brother, John (Shirley), Ontario. He was predeceased five brothers and five sisters. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. There will no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in Holy Trinity Emmanuel Anglican Church, 30 Alfred St., Dartmouth, Rev. Charlie Black officiating. Private family interment will be in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, Main Street, Dartmouth. Family flowers only. Donations in Charlie's memory may be made to Holy Trinity Emmanuel Anglican Church or a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


IVANY, Gordon Henry
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 7, 2006
IVANY, Gordon Henry - June 19, 1941- March 5, 2006
, passed peacefully at home, surrounded by family and friends, following a brief battle with cancer. Leaving to mourn, wife, Phoebe (Ledrew); children, Jeff (Michelle), Windsor Junction; Tim (Corinna), Harbour Breton, N.L.; Nevin (Susan), Mississauga, and Jill (Doug Reid), Windsor Junction; grandchildren, Jake, Shealyn, Meredith, Megan, Caitlyn, and Evan; sisters, Bernice Reid (Larry) and Mary Tibbs, Gander. He was predeceased by brother, Ben (Meg), and parents, Jim and Sarah. Gord also leaves behind a large circle of loving relatives and friends.

Following a long career as an air traffic controller in Gander, Gord and Phoebe moved to Nova Scotia and became active members of St. Thomas Anglican Church, Fall River. He and Phoebe were also avid square dancers with the Scotia Square Dancers Club. Gord will be missed for his quick wit, love of life, and carpentry skills. Cremation has taken place. Visitation in the family home, 55 Ashley Dr., after 12 noon today. A memorial service will take place in St.Thomas Anglican Church, Fall River, Wednesday, March 8, at 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Thomas Anglican Church Memorial Fund, 3514 Highway 2, Fall River, NS B2T 1H7, telephone (902) 860-0092.


KENDALL, Martha
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 24, 2006
KENDALL, Martha
- 93, Northwood Centre, Halifax, passed away on March 22, 2006, with her loving family by her side. She was born on September 19, 1912, in Piccaire, N.L. Martha was the daughter of the late Phoebe (Coombs) and Levi Dominie. She came to Nova Scotia as a young woman and married Edwin Kendall, who predeceased her in October of 1966. She was a devoted member of St. Georges Church in Halifax for over 65 years, and spent many happy hours sewing, knitting and crocheting for the church, family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn K. Lane and her husband Richard Lane, M.D., Weathersfield, Vt., U.S.A.; brother, Bill (Coombs); grandchildren, Nicole Urban, Florida; Jared Urban, New Hampshire; Jessie Pixley, Florida; sister-in-law, Berthana Dominie; niece, Martha Dumphy; nephews, Pat, Dunphy, Albert, Calvin and Earl Dominie. She was predeceased by her beloved brother, Harold Dominie, in April of 2005. Visiting hours are in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, today from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be in St. Georges Church, Brunswick Street, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 25. She will be laid to rest beside her husband Edwin in St. John's Cemetery. Her family's heartfelt thanks go to the wonderful and caring staff of the fifth floor of Northwood Centre. Flowers or donations to St. Georges Church Restoration Fund are gratefully appreciated. E-mail condolences may be sent to: snowfh@alderwoods.com


LEMOINE, Amelia, 106
NORTH SYDNEY
The Cape Breton Post, March 3, 2006
Amelia LeMoine
, 106, a resident of the Northside Guest Home passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at the guest home. Amelia was born Jan. 16, 1900, in Rose Blanche, N.L. She was a daughter of the late Thomas and Annie (Hatcher) Burton. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church and was involved with the ACW and Altar Guild for many years.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by one son, Rodney (Blanche) LeMoine, North Sydney; two daughters, Adelaide (Stan) Gracie, Sydney Mines, Annie Parsons, Cambridge, Ont.; daughter-in-law, Estelle LeMoine, North Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband, George LeMoine, daughter, Mae Matchum, son, James LeMoine, sisters, Charlotte Hayman, Sophie Foss, Florence Bell, Ethel Bourne and Hattie Dolomont, brothers, John, George, William and Seward Burton. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. A graveside committal service will take place at a later date in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney.


MATCHEM, Alexander "Alex"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 22, 2006
MATCHEM, Alexander "Alex"
- 87, Halifax, passed away March 20, 2006, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Gaultois, N.L., he was a son of the late William and Roseanna (House) Matchem. Alex was a pipe fitter at the Halifax Dockyards, retiring in 1984. He moved his family from Newfoundland to Halifax in 1969, so that they could have a better opportunity in life.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Hilda (Northcott); daughters, Mildred Jackman, Wendy (Peter) Randell, Elizabeth (Paul) Aumento; sons, Wade, Barry, Clifford, Glen (Treena), Todd, all of Halifax; grandchildren, Gale, Tony, Amanda, Michael, Felicia, Brandon, Christopher, Brooke; great-grandsons, Phillip and Leaton. He was predeceased by daughter, Sylvia; sisters, Alice, Emma, Sarah, Lillie, Lavina; brothers, Arthur, James, Edward "Ted"; and son-in-law, Lloyd Jackman. 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 today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield, Rev. Dianna Brett-Frye officiating. Interment will be held in St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Halifax. Reception to follow in the Spryfield Legion. Family flowers only. Donations in Alex's memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.


MURPHY, George
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 14, 2006
MURPHY, George
- 72, Spryfield, passed away peacefully March 11, 2006, surrounded by his wife and family in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Grand Banks, N.L., he was a son of the late Edward and Hanna Mary (Rose) Murphy. He worked for A.M. Smith's and Company for 35 years until he retired. A.M. Smith's was a fish plant at first and then they closed down and became a painting company.

Loved by all, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and special friend to everyone. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen "Kay"; son, George; daughters, Diana (Doug), Bernadette (Jimmy), Darlene (Paul), Madonna (Paul), and Belinda; brothers, Stan (Mabel), Tom (Betty), and half-brother, Bruce (Joyce); 15 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren in the months to come. George was predeceased by brothers, Henry and William; mother-in-law, Margaret Vickery; father-in-law, John Vickery; sisters-in-law, Barbara and Jean. Special thanks to his physician Dr. Hugh Matheson, and the nurses and staff at the QEII. He will be sadly missed by all. 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 today from 2-4 p.m. for family only and 7-9 p.m. for the public. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, Captain James Mercer officiating. Interment will be held in St. John's Cemetery, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Lung Association of Nova Scotia.


OZAN, Frank
The Chronicle Herald. Halifax, March 10, 2006
OZAN, Frank
- 78, Halifax, died March 6, 2006, at home. He was born in Cape St. George, N.L., and was a retired construction worker. He is survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax. On-line condolences to: cruikshankhalifaxfh@alderwoods.com


PLUME, Mary Elsie
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 27, 2006
PLUME, Mary Elsie
- 75, Halifax, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family March 24, 2006, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Burgeo, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Sarah Jane Strickland. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Mary loved spending time with her family.

Surviving are her children, Richard (Wendy), Toronto; Gary (Joan), Fall River; Karen (Hugh) Templin, Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Amanda (Justin) Werner, Weare, N.H.; Ashleigh Plume, Lower Sackville; Lisa Templin, Lower Sackville; Michael Templin, Lower Sackville; Victoria "Vikki" Templin, Lower Sackville; Britney Plume, Fall River; great-grandchild, Keegan, Weare, N.H. She was predeceased by her former husband, Kenneth. The family will receive visitors 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Burial will take place in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


RITCEY, Sophie
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 28, 2006
RITCEY, Sophie
- Kentville and Bridgewater. Beloved wife of the late Murray Ritcey passed away in Evergreen Home for Special Care on March 27, 2006. Born September 26, 1912 in Burgeo, N.L., she is survived by daughters, Nina Toler, Greensboro, N.C.; Anne (Richard) Clattenburg, Kentville; Gretchen (Brien) Dolan, Campbell River, B.C.; son, Fred, Vancouver, B.C.; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by daughter, Joan, and son, Donald. Sophie will fondly be remembered for her love and dedication to family, friends, church and her wonderful sense of style, especially the colourful hair bows and her love of art. A graveside service, to be announced, will take place in Shepherd's Hill Cemetery, Riverport, later in the spring. If desired, according to Sophie's wishes, memorial donations may be made to Evergreen Home for Special Care - Resident's Society, 655 Park St., Kentville, NS B4N 3V7. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: anne.clatts@ns.sympatico.ca


TERRY, William Ross
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 16, 2006
TERRY, William Ross
- 90, formerly of Kuhn Drive, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2006, in Braeside Home for Special Care in Middle Musquodoboit. Born in Halifax on February 25, 1916, he was a son of Ada Barry of Sandy Cove, N.L., and Samuel Terry of Boston, Mass., and stepfather, John McFarlane of Newfoundland.

William was predeceased by his wife, Margaret Lillian (O'Brien) Terry. He is survived by daughters, Mary (Harold) Walker, Dartmouth; Colleen (Doug) Gerrard, Ship Harbour; Carol Ann (Dale) Griffith, Bedford; Donna (Dave) Gibbs, Porters Lake; Wendy Terry (Juanita Webb), Dartmouth; sons, John (Dorothy), Lawrencetown; Thomas (Karen MacKay), Lawrencetown; Patrick (Diane), Cole Harbour; Gary, Dartmouth. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He worked as a stevedore in Halifax for many years and drove truck for Stairs, Son and Morrow. He was a taxi driver for Carl's Taxi in later years and had owned Westphal Taxi.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 18, in Rowlings Funeral Home, Musquodoboit Harbour, where visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Saturday and memoriam is to follow. Special thanks to Greg Gallant for always being there for us, and Mary Grant and staff at Braeside Home. Memorial donations may be made to Musquodoboit Valley Health Foundation, 126 Higginsville Rd., Middle Musquodoboit, NS B0N 1X0.

 

 

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