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BAKER, Peter Joseph
Peter was an excellent husband and a friend to all who knew him. He was a well-liked man in the community always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He was an avid fisherman all his life and enjoyed every minute of his demanding job.
He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara (Landry) Baker; father, Vincent Baker; brothers, Edward (Doris), Dan (Mahala), Linus (Patricia), Joseph (Judy), Silas (Wanda), John, Vincent Jr., Norman, James, William; sisters, Mary (Joseph), Elizabeth (Ambrose), Barbara (Gerald), Claudia (James), and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by mother, Julia; sister, Jane. Peter will always by sadly missed, forever loved and fondly remembered by family and friends. Visitation for the late Peter Joseph Baker will be held in IML Funeral Home, 3450 Highway 206, Petit de Grat, today from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Petit de Grat with Rev. Stephane Gamache officiating. Burial to follow in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat. Donations may be made to St. Joseph's Cemetery Fund or Lung Association of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements are under the compassionate care and direction of IML Funeral Services, Petit de Grat. On-line condolences may be forwarded to the family at: email@example.com
CLARKE, John Henry
Surviving are sisters, Mary (Donald) Desbarres, Barrie, Ont.; Rose Chaffey, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters and one brother. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., where the funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences: firstname.lastname@example.org
DECKER, Francis Edward "Frank"
Frank was an energetic and busy person who was an avid cross-country ski enthusiast, and also enjoyed ski-jouring and dog-sledding on the trails of Kouchibouguac Park with his huskies, Blizzard, Duke and Chimo. In the summer he enjoyed the cottage and sailing on the waters of Tatamagouche Bay. Frank will be missed by family and friends alike.
Surviving are his loving wife, Neta; daughter, Cherie (Larry Day); son, Craig; grandchildren, Liam and Cassadie; brothers, Philip, Dennis, Anthony, Stephen, Lawrence; sisters, Madonna, Madeline and Evelyn. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m., both in St. Bridget's Catholic Church, Shubenacadie, Father Gregory Agyeman officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the local SPCA. Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit. A special thank you to Jean Partridge for her invaluable assistance to Frank and Neta through this difficult time.
HODDINOTT, Lloyd Granville
Granville was always extremely proud to call Indian Islands his birthplace and childhood home. As a young man, Granville worked as a teacher and carpenter, while earning his B.A. and B.Ed. from Memorial University, St. John's, N.L. He had a career as a teacher and administrator, and retired from Herdman Collegiate, Corner Brook, N.L., after 37 years. Granville served as a Second Lieutenant in the Canadian Army. After his retirement, Granville and Pamela moved to Nova Scotia to be closer to their children and grandchildren. He delighted in sharing treasured stories of his heritage with family and friends. His diverse interests included hunting and fishing, gardening, carpentry, reading, making annual pilgrimages back to Indian Islands, and expressing his creativity through numerous intricate woodworking projects.
The Hoddinott family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to their wonderful friends and neighbours whose kindnesses greatly enhanced Granville's life during his final months, and also to the medical practitioners and health care workers of the Nova Scotia Co- ordinated Home Care Program, the Palliative Care Team, Colchester Hospital, the Dialysis Unit at QEII Health Sciences Centre, and the Paramedics at Emergency Health Services. Cremation has taken place and the memorial service will be held in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, on May 11 at 3 p.m., Rev. Snow will preside and a reception will follow. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Services, Colchester Regional Hospital, or Colchester Regional Hospital Foundation, Truro, NS B2N 5A1.
JANES, Edgar John "Ed"
Ed is survived by his loving spouse of 15 years, Jean Marie Hogan;
daughter, Molly (George) Cleator; Jean's sons, Michael (Katie) and Christopher
Wilcott; grandchildren, Cameron, Colin and Carson Cleator, Elijah and Sophie
Wilcott; god daughter, Carly; several nieces and nephews. Arrangements have
been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where Ed's
family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, followed by the
funeral service at 1 p.m. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family
Reception Centre. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Ed's memory to Heart
and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., Floor 7, Halifax, NS
B3J 1M7 or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated. On-line condolences
are available through: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
JANES, Robert C. (WO Retired)
His passions in life were his family, his wife, Nancy, and his sons, Cory (basketball player extraordinaire), Terence Bay, Halifax Co., and Cannon (an officer and a gentleman), Cole Harbour, Halifax Co. They called him "our dad the miracle man" because he could fix anything and did so with great joy. He loved his time at the cottage on Zwicker Lake and his old yellow 1936 Dodge, playing duplicate bridge on Monday nights in Wilmot, auctions and Saturday morning yard sales.
In 1992 he started his business (Janes' Power Tools) and this gave him immense enjoyment. He was a jack-of-all trades and master of many, as many of his customers can attest to. He loved a challenge; the impossible fired his creative mind and made him tick. How he loved life and laughter. When he was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in January 2005, he decided to live each day his way - no medical treatment, just food, family and friendship to sustain his body and soul. He lived and died his way, surrounded by those he loved and knowing how much he was loved.
He is survived by his wife, the former
Nancy Thompson; sons, Cory (Jennifer Nauss), Terence Bay; Cannon, Cole Harbour;
and sister, Loretta Sheppard, Portugal Cove, N.L. He was predeceased by his
first wife, Franziska, in 1970; sister, Madeline Squires; and his in-laws,
Charlie and Evelyn Thompson. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday,
May 12, in Middleton Funeral Home (902) 825-3448. Funeral service will be
held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, in Nictaux Baptist Church, Rev. Bill McLeod officiating.
Interment will be in Nictaux Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made
to Dr. Catherine McNally, Annapolis Valley Palliative Care. On-line condolences
may be sent to: email@example.com
LeGREW, Frank Pierson
Surviving are his wife, the former Charlotte MacRae (McDow); sons, Murray (Irma), River John; Albert (Lynne) Dartmouth; sister, Pauline Moore, St. John's; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Kathryn, Laura, Daniel; three stepgrandchildren and one step great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by his first wife, Julia Elizabeth "Betty" Blackwood; brothers, Dr. Charles L. and Raymond. Visiting Sunday from 2-4 p.m. in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Portland Street, Dartmouth. A memorial service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Woodlawn United Church. Burial at a later date in Hamilton Cemetery, River John. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. A special thank you to the nurses and staff of Oakwood Terrace for their care and compassion. E-mails to: firstname.lastname@example.org
LEWIS, James Willis
He is survived by his son, David; sister, Sarah Cantwell-Gough (Calvin); six nieces; one nephew; partner, Susan Hyndman; former wife, Mona Lewis. He was predeceased by his parents and daughters, Heather and Lisa. Interment will take place following a memorial service in Windsor, N.L., with a memorial gathering in Halifax to be held at a future date. E-mail condolences: email@example.com
Blanche enjoyed spending quality time with her family and friends. As a past time, she enjoyed her weekly card games with dear friends. Blanche was a member of St. Margaret's of Scotland Anglican Church. She will be sadly missed by all.
She is survived by daughters, Linda Larkin, Lower Sackville; Donna (George) Allen, Truro; son, John (Brenda) Miles, Windsor Junction; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles and daughter, Joyce MacLeod. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 2, from 7-9 p.m. in Cruikshanks Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in St. Margaret's of Scotland Anglican Church, Robie Street, Rev. Dianne Parker officiating. Cremation following service. Family flowers only, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Margaret's of Scotland Anglican Church or a charity of choice. E-mail condolences to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOLAN, Sheelagh Margaret
Born in Halifax, she grew up in St. John's, N.L., and later returned with her family to Halifax where she attended Halifax West High School. She went on to attend St. Francis Xavier University, where she fell in love with her husband, Danny Graham. Sheelagh graduated from X in 1984 with a B.Sc. and went on to work as a dietitian at the Victoria General Hospital. She loved her work and brightened the days for all of her patients. Sheelagh was active with numerous school and community events, most recently throwing herself into the Autism Golf Ball fundraiser in Halifax. She loved traveling, reading and researching her family genealogy. A natural athlete, Sheelagh enjoyed beating her brothers-in-law at tennis and ping pong, and was a proud, hockey, lacrosse and soccer Mom. She was a mediocre tarabish player but played with gusto. Most importantly, Sheelagh was a devoted and dynamic mother, and was incredibly proud of her boys. She had an indomitable spirit, a great sense of humour and loved a good laugh. She and her family have been very grateful for the deep love and support they received from their many friends as well as neighbours (who have been like family). They are indebted to countless medical professionals who cared for her and fought with her for these challenging years.
She is survived by her loving husband of 20 years, Danny Graham; sons, Patrick, Andrew, and Colin; parents, Frank and Maureen (Casey) Nolan; sisters, Kathleen (Louis Boileau), Maura (Mike Smeltzer), Coleen (Luke Eliot), all of Halifax; brother, Chris (Paula), Ottawa; many adoring nephews and nieces, and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. She was predeceased by her pal, sister-in-law, Norma Graham. Visitations will be held at Pier 21 National Historic Site, 1055 Marginal Rd. (behind the Via Rail Station), on Thursday, May 4, 12 noon to 3 p.m. There will be a memorial service at 7 p.m. on the same day (May 4), followed by further visitation. A private family funeral will be held Friday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Provincial Autism Centre, 1456 Brenton St., Halifax, NS B3J 2K7. On-line condolences may be sent to: email@example.com
SMELTZER, Bertha Angelina
STACK, Edward Patrick, Lt.-Cmdr. (RCN Ret'd) MMM, CD
TEALE, Doris Emily
WARREN, Ida B.
WILLIAMS, Nelson Reginald
He is survived by his much-loved and loving wife, Grace (Lingard); daughters, Gail (Gordon) McLauchlan, Carol (Jeffrey) Gordon, Laurie (Patrice Scattolin) Williams; grandchildren, Amy and Matthew Gordon, and Clara, Sophie and Marc Scattolin; brothers, Earl (Myrtle) and Albert, and many nieces and nephews. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada or Willow Hall, Nova Scotia Hospital. Cremation has been arranged, and a memorial service will be held at a later date. The family gives special thanks to the staff of Willow Hall for the loving care provided to Nelson during the difficult last 15 months of his life.
YOUNG, Maureen E.
She will be deeply missed by daughters, Heather Bowland (Don), Bakersfield, Calif.; and Lesley Binns (Lee), Halifax; son, Michael, Fredericton, N.B.; granddaughter, Michele; brother, Ronald (Gertrude); sisters, Maudie Gaschel and Theresa Zeigler (Allen); nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by husband, Earl; brothers, James and William; sisters, Gladys and Edith.
Maureen was a devoted servant of God, a member of St. Dunstan's Parish and served on the Catholic Women's League. She was also a member of the Fredericton Botanical Garden Club, the Fredericton Historical Society, a patron of the arts and a member of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. She devoted many hours of volunteer work to her political party of choice and the Doctor Everett Chalmers Hospital. She was fiercely devoted to her children and granddaughter.
Widowed at a young age, she found the strength to continue as a moral and spiritual role model for her children and finish raising her son through his teen years. She was an avid gardener and could often be found reading on her garden swing overlooking her beautiful backyard. She also found peace and happiness playing her piano, filling her home with beautiful music. Courage and respectfulness for others were principles by which she lived her life. Her children will remember her for her wisdom, wit, strength, generosity of spirit and unconditional love. Maureen was blessed with inner and outer beauty that was radiant even in her last days.
She will be resting at Bishop's Funeral Home, Woodstock Road, Fredericton, N.B. The funeral mass will be held in St. Dunstan's Church on Tuesday, May 23, at 12 p.m. with Father Jennings officiating. Interment will take place in St. Dunstan's Hermitage Cemetery, Fredericton, N.B. Arrangements are in the care of Bishop's Funeral Home, 506-458-1885. Maureen's children would like to thank the staff of the Oncology and Palliative Care units at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital for their care. Special thanks to the Extra-Mural staff and student nurses for their outstanding compassion and expertise. They are also grateful to the many dear friends who supported Maureen and her family through this difficult time, especially Barb Bowland, Verna McCloskey and Earl Lipsett. For those wishing to send expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. www.bishopsfuneralhome.com
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