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Halifax Herald
September 2006

 

ALLWOOD (Bishop), Olga Ruth
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 5, 2006
ALLWOOD (Bishop), Olga Ruth
- 83, Halifax, passed away Saturday, September 2, 2006, in Glades Lodge, Halifax. Born in Western Bay, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Martha (Tucker) Bishop (Conception Bay, N.L.). She was educated in the Protestant school system in Newfoundland. Prior to her marriage, she worked as a telegraph operator for the Pepperell Military Base in St. John's, N.L., and for the Chester Dawe Construction Company. In Halifax she worked as the bookkeeper for the Arcade Ladies Shop and the Barrington Street Shopper's Drug Mart. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Halifax, and was active in Christian Education and the Afternoon Auxiliary, which she served as president. She was supportive of her children's endeavours, acting as Primary Sunday School Superintendent at First Baptist Halifax. Previously, she was also Sunday School Superintendent at Gower Street United Church in St. John's and president of the local Red Cross Society in Belleoram, N.L.

She is survived by her son, Rev. Dr. Philip Griffin-Allwood and wife Linda and grandsons James and Matthew Griffin-Allwood, Moncton; daughter, Joan Holland and grandson Christopher, Guelph, Ont.; sister, Joyce Bishop, and sister-in-law, Sadie (Mrs. Walter) Bishop, Toronto; cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, George; brother, Walter Bishop; sister, Verna Taylor, and son-in-law, John Holland. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 6, in First Baptist Church, Halifax, Rev. John Boyd and Rev. Nelson Metcalfe officiating. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow. Burial will take place at a later date in Newfoundland. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.


CLARKE, Mary E.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 18, 2006
CLARKE, Mary E
. - 86, Halifax, formerly of Round Hill, Annapolis Co., passed away September 15, 2006. Born in Grand Falls, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Nance Martin. She was educated in Grand Falls and Bristol, England. Before her marriage, she was employed by Price Brothers Limited. Mary was a keen gardener, and was a devoted mother and grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Commodore E.N. Clarke, R.C.N ret'd; son, Roger (Mary), Toronto; daughter, Nancy (Robert) Pasquet, Halifax; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Bridgetown. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 19, in St. George's Round Church, 2222 Brunswick St., Halifax, Rev. Trevor Lightfoot officiating. Interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch, or Feed Nova Scotia would be appreciated. The family would like to thank the staff of 4C Northwood Care for their tender care of Mary over the past two years, and all those at the Kidney Dialysis Unit, VG Site, QEII, for their care over the past five years. E-mail condolences may be sent to: KAULBACHFH@ns.aliantzinc.ca


DALEY (Grant), Margaret Theresa
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 11, 2006
DALEY (Grant), Margaret Theresa
- 80, Halifax, passed away peacefully Friday, September 8, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, surrounded by her loving family. Born January 9, 1926, in St. John's, N.L., she was the youngest daughter of the late William and Margaret Ellen (Aylward) Grant. Margaret was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who devoted her life to her family. Her laugh was unmistakable and always warmed the hearts of those who heard it. She was a true lady. Margaret was educated in St. John's by the Presentation Sisters and worked in various clerical capacities. Margaret was an independent woman who chose to be a stay at home mom after the birth of the first of six children. Her love and kindness extended beyond her own family and touched the lives of all who knew her. She was a woman strong in her faith in God and in the love of family. She is and will be ever remembered and ever loved by her family.

Margaret is survived by her sister, Hilda Ann Reynolds, St. John's, N.L.; children, Deborah Daley-Ainswsorth (Ken Ainsworth), Dartmouth; Peter, Stephenville, N.L.; Donna (Robert) Mitchell, Eastern Passage; Maureen (Chris) Millier, Halifax; Timothy (Elizabeth), New Glasgow; Heather (Leonard) Landry, Halifax; grandchildren, Aaron Pike, Amy and Jenna Daley, Patty and Gordon Mitchell, Claire and Grant Millier, Joshua, Maggie and William Daley, Evan and Emma Landry; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Gordon (1994); sisters, Mary, Lucy, Stella; brothers, William, Edmund, Vincent, Richard. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where Margaret's family will receive friends from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday in Saint Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 165 Coronation Ave., Halifax, Father Thomas Thekkekera officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. If so desired, a donation in Margaret's memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., Floor 7, Halifax, NS B3J 1M7 or Canadian Diabetes Association, Nova Scotia Region, 101-6080 Young St., Halifax, NS B3K 5L2, would be appreciated. On-line condolences are available through: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


DOMINIX, John J.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 29, 2006
DOMINIX, John J
. - 67, Belleoram, N.L. Passed away September 24, 2006. He was a son of the late Elizabeth and John Dominix. He worked for the Canadian Coast Guard until his retirement. He is survived by daughters, Kim (Allan) Smith, Jackie (George) Drew, Christina (Henry Savoury) Dominix; son, Craig (Susan); brother, Allan; sisters, Melita and Hannah; several grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by his wife, Jessie Dominix; and brother, Wallace. Cremation has taken place. There was a memorial service in Newfoundland on Thursday. Donations may be made to St. Lawrence Church Fund, Belleoram, N.L.


FLYNN (Blackadar), Mary Ena
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 1, 2006
FLYNN (Blackadar), Mary Ena
- Passed away in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax, on August 30, 2006, one week before her 99th birthday. Born in St. John's, N.L., she spent her early childhood with her family in Hazel Hill, Guysborough Co., later moving to Halifax where she attended the Sacred Heart Convent and Mount Saint Vincent's Ladies College. Mary was employed with Metropolitan Life Assurance Co. for many years, earning her 25 year pin and forming lifelong friendships with coworkers.

She was predeceased by her parents, William Wallace Blackadar and Brigitte (Vine) Blackadar; brother, Archibald; niece, Susan; nephew, Bruce; husband, Cornelius B. Flynn (New York); and dear cousin, Kaye. Mary is survived by her stepson, Bertrand Flynn, his wife Marguerite and son Michael, Bolten, Conn. She will be sadly missed by her friend and advocate, Carl Baxter (James Baltus); Diane Christensen, Winnipeg; Tracey and Dan Hasler (Darcy), Lisa and Joe Farrell (Ryan, Gregory and Ian) Kelly and John Dunfield (Robert and Ryan). Thanks to the staff of 3 Victoria East for the loving care given during her stay. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Saint Mary's Basilica. Burial Wednesday in St. Charles Cemetery, Gardiner, N.Y. Donations to a charity of choice. E-mail condolences may be sent to: cruikshankhalifaxfh@alderwoods.com


HATCHER, Wilfred
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 25, 2006
HATCHER, Wilfred
- 87, Halifax, passed away Friday, September 22, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, surrounded by his family. Born in Port aux Basque, N.L., he was a son of the late Nathan and Dinah (LeRiche) Hatcher. He had a lifelong love of both the sea and his family. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas from 1939 to 1945 with the Royal Canadian Navy on overseas convoy duty. Wilfred worked for DND in the Canadian Naval Auxiliary Fleet until his retirement from the CNAV Quest in 1981.

He is survived by "the love of his life", his wife of 65 years, Lucy (Cutler); daughters, Karen (Melvin) Burt, Edmonton, Alta.; Kathy, Halifax; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, W. Brent; his uncle, Simeon, and aunt, Lily Hatcher, who raised him, and brother, James. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, September 26. Funeral service will take place in St. Mark's Church, Halifax, Wednesday, September 27, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Janet Hatt and Rev. James Purchase officiating. His ashes will be interred in St. John's Columbarium following the service. Family flowers only. Donations in Wilfred's memory may be made to QEII Foundation. The family wish to gratefully acknowledge the love and care from the nurses and staff of 4.1 who made Wilfred's last days so comfortable for him and his family.


HIPPERN, Harold Reid
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 11, 2006
HIPPERN, Harold Reid
- 82, Bedford, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 9, 2006, surrounded by his family in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Joseph and Phinina (Reid) Hippern. He spent his childhood in his beloved Heart's Delight, N.L. He joined the Royal Air Force, serving in England during the Second World War. He had a long career in the aviation industry as an aircraft mechanic with Allied Aviation, and manager with Airconsol having worked in Gander, Sydney and Halifax. He was a long-time member of All Saints Anglican Church in Bedford.

Harold was a devoted and loving husband, brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth (Hiscock): sons, Dennis (Edie), Cole Harbour; Gordon (Sandy), Mahone Bay; Don (Norma), Bedford; Mike (Mary), Bedford; daughters, Janet Borja, Laguna Niguel, Calif.; Dianne (Kent) Nickerson, Bedford, and brother, Rod (Gloria), Huron Park, Ont.; as well as 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Harold was predeceased by his sisters, Camilla Augot and Inez Powell, and his great-granddaughter, Emily Bing. Visitation will be Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 1216 Bedford Highway. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday in All Saints Anglican Church, Bedford Highway. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations can be made to All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund or a charity of choice. Special thanks to the staff of 8.2 at the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII and to Dr. David MacNeil for their compassion, kindness, and TLC.


HOLT, Cavell Masie
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 14, 2006
HOLT, Cavell Masie
- 59, Eastern Passage, passed away September 12, 2006, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Glovertown, N.L., she was a daughter of Irene (Elms) Keats, Glovertown, N.L., and the late Lindsay Keats. She was a long-time employee of the Victoria General Hospital and Capital Health. Surviving are her husband, John; sons, James (Lee-Ann) Wong, Rod (Christina) Holt, Mike (Darcy Dunlop) Holt; sisters, Joyce (Cyril) Fry, Ivy (John) Cody, Vera (Ellise) Oak, Janet (Edgar) Moss, Clarise (Baxter) Denty, Donna (Wince) Saunders, Marilyn Oram; brothers, Ralph Keats, Randy (Carilyn) Keats; grandsons, Jaret, Thomas; granddaughter, Taylor. Visiting in South End Baptist Church, Hastings Drive, Dartmouth, 1-3 p.m. Friday followed by funeral service at 3 p.m., Pastor Marleen Knowles officiating. A service will also be held in Oram's Funeral Home, Glovertown. Burial to follow in The Salvation Army Cemetery. Donations to the Autism Society Nova Scotia, 1456 Brenton St., Halifax, NS B3J 2K7. E-mail condolences may be sent to: almattatallfh@alderwoods.com


KEARLEY, Elizabeth Agnes
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 15, 2006
KEARLEY, Elizabeth Agnes
- 75, Halifax, loving wife of 57 years to Wilson Kearley, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, September 14, 2006, surrounded by her family. Born in Fortune Bay, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Hannah (Savoury) Hickey. Elizabeth was a very dedicated and faithful member of St. George's Anglican Church, Halifax.

She will be remembered as a dearly loved and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She will be sadly missed by her husband, Wilson; her daughters, Annie (Dennis) Owens, Langley, B.C.; Mary (Bill) Patterson, Halifax; Roberta (Robert) Merson, Lower Sackville; Wanda (Trent) Whitman, Newport, Hants Co.; brother, Patrick (Lorna) Hickey, Halifax; sister-in-law, Mary Hickey, Halifax; brother-in-law, William (Ann) Kearley, English Harbour East, N.L.; nine treasured grandchildren, Bobby, Cheryl, Meredith, Christopher, Kaitlyn, Kyle, Laura, Amanda, Jennifer; cherished great-grandchildren, Olivia and Jade, as well as cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; brother, Philip, and an infant brother, Albert. By request, cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601). A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 16, at 2 p.m. in St. George's Anglican Church, Halifax, with Rev. James Purchase as officiating clergy. A private family committal service will be held in St. John's Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate remembrances in memory of Elizabeth to be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be made at: wfh2005@ns.sympatico.ca


MYLES, Frank Dean
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 5, 2006
MYLES, Frank Dean
- 46, Herring Cove, loving husband of Marlene (Parsons) Myles, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2006, at his residence. Born in Burgeo, N.L., he was a son of the late John and Nina (Courtney) Myles. Frank enjoyed fishing and carpentry. His cherished grandson, Luke, and treasured granddaughter, Jaymie Lynn, meant the world to him. Frank dearly loved his wife, Marlene, and they had recently celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary. He is survived by his wife, his children, Terry (Crissy), Trenton, Ont.; Ron (Angela), Halifax, and Sherri Morris (Kirkland), Toronto; grandson, Luke; granddaughter, Jaymie; brothers, Alan and Jack; sisters, Loretta, Joyce, Robena, and Betty; as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601). A memorial service in memory of Frank will be held on Wednesday, September 6, at 11 a.m. in St. James United Church, 171 Portland St., Dartmouth, with Rev. Glenn MacLean as officiating clergy. Remembrances may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: wfh2005@ns.sympatico.ca


NICHOLL (Merrigan), Mary Marcella
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 9, 2006
NICHOLL (Merrigan), Mary Marcella
- Guildwood Crescent, Halifax, passed away on September 8, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Carbonnear, N.L., she was the daughter of late Edward and Rita Merrigan. A resident of Halifax for the last 60 years, Marcella immigrated in her early 20's from Newfoundland to Canada where she married her sweetheart, Eugene Nicholl. Mom was a loving mother to her five children and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and her one great-grandson. She loved to be with her family and friends preparing meals and playing cards at home and at her cottage at Molega Lake.

She is survived by her brother, Leo (Edith), and her children, Michael (Judie), Halifax; David (Sharon), Williamswood; Maureen (Ralph), Herring Cove; Gerard (Karen), Ottawa; Brian (Michelle), Sackville, and grandchildren, Gregory (Chantelle), Erica (Christopher), Cory, Lianne, Joshua, Samantha, Brianne, Katelyn, and her great-grandson, Joshua, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene; sisters, Kathleen, Minnie, Mary Kate, Madgeline, and brother, Mike. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, September 11, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral service on Tuesday, September 12, at 10 a.m. in St. Michaels Roman Catholic Church, Herring Cove Road, Halifax. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations can be made to 6.1, 6.2 Cardiology, New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, or a charity of your choice.


PARSONS, Minnie Beatrice
The Chroicle Herald, Halifax, September 13, 2006
PARSONS, Minnie Beatrice
- 85, Halifax, passed away September 10, 2006, in Glades Lodge. Born in Ramea, N.L., she was a daughter of the late George and Violet (Fudge) Keeping. A devoted housewife, mother and grandmother, she is survived by her daughters, Millie (David) Corbin, Timberlea; Diana (John) McNeil, Halifax; Yvonne (Perry) Gurtin, Australia; sons, Norman (Gloria), Brian (Donna), Jimmy (Julia), all of Halifax; sisters, Maud Richards, Port Aux Basques, N.L.; Alice Carter, Ramea; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry; grandson, Bruce, and brothers, Jack, Cyril, Fred, Freeman and Wilbur. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. A funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 15, in Cathedral Church of All Saints. Burial in St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Glades Lodge Residents Fund or any charity of your choice. A special thanks to staff of Glades Lodge. E-mail condolences to: snowfh@alderwoods.com


POWER (Mercer), Mary Margaret "Mickey"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 20, 2006
POWER (Mercer), Mary Margaret "Mickey"
- 91, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2006, in Northwood Centre with her family at her side. Born in St. George's, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Jonathan and Mary (Murphy) Mercer. Mickey had a talent for painting, woodworking and furniture refinishing, producing lovely artwork and pieces of furniture. She was active socially and a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Bedford Branch. Friends and relatives will remember Mickey as a giving person with a great sense of humour, generous with her time. Music and dancing were her greatest passions. She is survived by her daughter, Judy Forsyth and granddaughter Amber Duffney of Halifax; sons, Kevin and Michael of British Columbia, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, J. Carl "Bun"; brothers, Charles, Robert, Albert and James, and sisters, Elizabeth Golloway, Sadie White and Francis Micklewright. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Mickey's life will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, on September 30 at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. E-mail condolences to: snowfh@alderwoods.com

 

 

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