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ARCHIBALD, Lloyd Cleveland
Poppy lived life to the fullest through the love of family, friends, food (especially at Smitty's), good fun and many famous stories. He was a community minded person who served through the establishment of a private hotel business with his beloved wife, Grace, government committees on the fishery in Newfoundland, and a number of other personal contributions. In his earlier married life, he helped with the development of the family farming business, Archibald Farms Ltd., in the 1950's to the 1970's. After retirement he lived in Belleville, Ont., Miramichi, N.B., and finally in Halifax with his son Greg and family.
On a spiritual note, Lloyd drew closer to God in his final years, re-establishing his relationship with Christ kindled through the church family of First Congregational Church of Halifax and sustained by nights with Billy Graham, a lifetime hero.
Many thanks to the health care team of Dr. John F. Archibald, family doctor; the Palliative Care Service, VON and Continuing Care, Life Care, and the Canadian Red Cross workers, whose exceptional professional home support and care enabled Lloyd to experience a peaceful home death surrounded by loving family. A special note of thanks to the family of Dalhousie Family Medicine in supporting Greg and Chris at this time. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Homes, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. A funeral service will be held in First Congregational Church of Halifax at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 20. An interment service will also be held in Miramichi, N.B., at 2 p.m. on August 21 through Davidson's Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be directed to the Red Cross Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. On-line condolences can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
BANFIELD, Rose E.
BUDGELL, Clara Frances
Born in Victoria, N.L., on October 19, 1915, she was a daughter of the late Bernard and Lavinia (Sansom) Clark. At the age of three, her family moved to Birch Grove, Cape Breton, where she later married Walter Budgell of Glace Bay, and owned and operated Clara's Grocery store, both there and in Ingonish. Clara came from a family of 10 siblings and was surrounded by the love of her brothers and sisters. She attended Birch Grove School where she graduated with grade 12 and a full business course. She was a long-time member of the United Church in Birch Grove, Glace Bay, St. Catharines, Ont., and Ingonish. She was active as a Sunday school teacher who loved to quote from the bible the verses that she had learned. She co-ordinated concerts and bazaars, and was a life member of the UCW. Clara had been active in politics and elections, served on community boards and took part in local events. She loved music, doing crafts, and of course, a little joke now and then.
She will be lovingly missed by her son, Lorne Budgell, Listowell, Ont.; daughters, Clara "Betty" and Fred Beaton, King City, Ont.; Diane Budgell, Kentville; Elva Budgell, Gorrie, Ont.; brothers, Charles (Joan) Clark, Ontatio; Harvey (Chris), Glace Bay; sisters, Margaret Sehl and Mina Livingston, both of Toronto; Minerva MacDonald and Elva Black, both of St. Catharines, Ont.; grandchildren, David, Nancy, Elburn Jr., and Murdy; great-grandchildren, Sara, Tyler, Shaun, and Tannis; as well as many nieces and nephews. Clara was predeceased by her husband, Walter; son, Elburn "Ebb"; grandson, Paul Beaton; brothers, Stead, Lloyd, and Bern. Cremation has taken place. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 7, in Greenwood United Church, Baddeck, Rev. Donna Turner officiating, with a reception to follow. A private family burial will take place in Highland Cemetery, Ingonish, at a later date. Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck.
COULTER, Rhoda B.
She will be missed by all. The family offers special thanks to Rhoda's long-term caregiver, Lori Hulan. She is survived by daughters, Diane (Michael) Hebb and their children Andrea, Jonathan, Matthew and Adam; Maureen Coulter and her children Adrian and Myra; son, William (Roseanne) Coulter and their children William and Cristin; sisters, Ruth Baker, Dartmouth; Fanny Keeping, Newfoundland; Shirley (Roy) Tibbo, New Brunswick; brother, Cal (Pat) Mullins. Rhoda is also survived by five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews in Newfoundland. Rhoda was predeceased by her husband, William; brothers, Jake and Joseph; and sisters, Lily and Rosabelle. A celebration of life will be held in Donald K. Walker Funeral Directors (469-5601), 307 Prince Albert Rd., Dartmouth, on Friday, August 10, at 11 a.m., Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Burial will take place at a later date. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
DeVOUGE, Frances M.
She married her husband Herzil DeVouge in 1947. Starting her family, she moved with her husband to a farm in Gaspe, Que., in 1949. In 1966 she and her family moved once more to St. Catharines, Ont., where she worked part-time for a local bank. After her retirement, she moved to Port Mouton in 1984. Frances was a former active volunteer for the C.N.I.B. and other charities.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna De Vouge (Dean Usher), Toronto, Ont.; son, Bryan, Sudbury, Ont.; grandchildren, Zachary, Joshua and Jesse; stepgranddaughter, Kelly. She was predeceased by her husband, Herzil; sister, Gladys. Special thanks to a very special person and friend, Pat Wigglesworth, and to the dedicated nursing staff at Queens General Hospital. Visitation will be held Friday, August 24, from 1-2 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m., both in Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Port Mouton. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association. On-line condolences may be made at: www.chandlersfuneral.com
FARRELL, Lorne G.
GRANDY, Clyde Riggs
GREEN, Lawrence B. "Larry"
Larry is survived by his wife of 56 years, Shirley (Underhay); his children, Marlene Moore (Gordon), Halifax; Debbie Norris (Robb), Ballantrae, Ont.; David (Lai Danh), Halifax, and Kimberley (Dean Pask), Halifax; grandchildren, Andrew and Lisa, Jess and Luke, Natasha, Chelsea and Kendall, and his first great-grandchild, Makyli. He was affectionately known to his adoring grandchildren as "Poppy". He is also survived by his sister, Nellie Coulson, Toronto, and brother, Jim, Barrie, Ont. He was predeceased by his brothers, Newman, Hubert, Frank, Curtis, and sister, Irene. Cremation has taken place under the care of J.A. Snow Funeral Home and a memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 25, at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Snow's Funeral Home on Windsor Street in Halifax. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. Many thanks to the wonderful and caring staff on the 3rd floor of Arborstone where Larry spent his last several weeks.
HYNES, Niles Raymond
In the Second World War, he served as a marine engineer on ships sheltering in Halifax Harbour, working long shifts to refit them for sea duty. From 1944 he sailed as an engineer onboard the tanker S.S. Point Peelee Park and other Imperial Oil tankers, carrying fuel oil to ports in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Then, for several years following the end of the war, he oversaw the disposal of Canadian navy ships which had been mothballed by the War Assets Corporation in Shelburne Harbour. He married his wife, the late Catherine Muriel "Betty" Wright, in 1946. When the Shelburne posting ended, he joined the staff of Fairey Aviation Ltd., in Eastern Passage, where he rose to the position of Vice-President. He represented Fairey Aviation in federal government defense contracts, notably the supply of hydraulics for the Canadian-made fighter aircraft CF-100. While with Fairey Aviation, his hands-on approach to management resulted in a flight in a CF-100 with famed test pilot Janus Zurakowski at the controls.
He and Betty lived for a time in Ottawa where Niles served as the Fairey Aviation representative to the Canadian government. Their only child, Liana, was born in Halifax on March 11, 1948. Retiring from Fairey Aviation in 1969, Niles and Betty traveled to Europe and acquired an extensive property on the Costa del Sol in Spain near the village of Mijas. The property contained five villas, which Niles developed and marketed over a period of time. He learned Spanish and became a well-known figure in Mijas. He also became President of the British Society located in the area, and he and Betty began a lifelong affair in Spain with the game of golf.
Seeking yet another challenge in 1976, Niles joined the staff of International Housing Limited, (IHL, an E.P. Taylor company), in Lagos, Nigeria, where the company built specially-designed concrete housing in many villages in the country. He continued with IHL, moving from Spain to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where he became Vice-President of the firm representing their interests abroad. He and Betty lived for a time in Hong Kong in the development of IHL's business in China. Niles and Betty returned to their roots in 1987, acquiring a property in Lake Echo where both became members of the Grandview Golf Club. Niles also became a member of the Lake Echo Lions' Club where he served proudly and spearheaded the committee responsible for the replacement of the Lake Echo Recreation Centre.
Niles was a "Life Member" of the Lions' Club at the time of his passing. Niles was also an adventurer. He took to the sea and its dangers without fear. In 1947, at the request of a New York investor, he was the engineer on a pair of ocean-going tugs, purchased from War Assets, and being delivered from Shelburne to Laurenco Marques in East Africa. As the tugs alternated tows to conserve enough fuel for the transfer across the Atlantic, a severe storm parted the tow line, resulting in a need for many innovative decisions, on very rough seas, to re-establish the tow and still manage to successfully complete the delivery of the vessels on time! Niles was also a self-taught and highly competitive sailing skipper, acquiring the New York "30" 42 ft racing sloop "Linnet" which he raced in both harbour and ocean competitions. Then he became known as an avid skipper of Sambro Light while he was Commodore of the Bedford Basin Yacht Club in 1969.
One of Niles' most recent cherished adventures and memories was a trip to visit Joe, his brother-in-law, and Lynn, where he had the tremendous enjoyment of skippering Joe's Yacht "Goose", from Pacific Playgrounds around the island of Mittlenatch and serving as a dignitary with Commodore Joe Wright during the sail past for the Campbell River Yacht Club annual regatta. "It was great to have the tiller in hand again!" he said.
Throughout his life, Niles made many friends and contacts. He maintained a list of people he'd met all over the world and made the claim he could find someone to share a drink or dinner with in any city in the world!
Niles' wife, Betty, predeceased him in 2001, after 55 years of a loving marriage. He is survived by his only child, daughter, Liana (Brian Heaney); his grandchildren, Pamela Jane (Greg) Becker, San Diego, Calif.; Jennifer Christine Heaney, Toronto, Ont.; Brian Niles Bernard (Denise La-Marche) Heaney, Atlanta, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Bennett, Katie and Matthew Heaney, Atlanta, Ga.; Kyle and Tyler Becker, San Diego, Calif.; brothers, Warwick (Lynette), Perth, Ont.; David (Doris, deceased), Lake Echo, and Peter (Carol), Truro. During his lifetime, Niles was very close to Betty's family, sister, Doll, her husband Jerry Baillie and their daughters Lynn and Cathy, Dartmouth; brother-in-law, Joe and Lynn Wright, Campbell River, B.C., and Joe's children, Stephen, Michael, Rebecca and Joseph Niles.
Niles was a lover of music and literature, and in his latter years showed appreciation of the poet Minnie Louise Haskins, and her poem "The Gate of the Year": "I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year 'Give me a light that I may tread softly into the unknown.' And he replied, 'Go into the darkness and put your hand into the hand of God that shall be to you better than light and safer than a known way!"
Niles will be missed greatly by all, but cherished and remembered for his adventuresome spirit and unrelenting love for family and friends. Memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
La FAVE (Moulton), Catherine Mabel "Babs"
Catherine was a daughter of the late William Moulton (of Carbonear) and Mary Catherine Greene (of St. John's). Dearly beloved wife of the late Arthur La Fave (August 20, 2006); loving mother of Ronald and his wife Marilyn; dear grandmother of Chantal and Michael and his wife Samantha. She was predeceased by her brothers, Randal, Burt, Gordon and Sidney. She is survived by her sister, Louise O'Connell, Dartmouth, as well as many cousins and nieces.
Born in 1919 in Burgeo, N.L., she moved to and grew up in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton. She was a Sydney telephone operator and Arthur was an RCAF wireless operator who had to meet "that beautiful voice". She married Arthur September 7, 1942, and accompanied him to Botwood, N.L., and Winnipeg. At the end of the war they moved to Toronto and gave birth to Ronald in 1946. Built a loving and beautiful home themselves in Willowdale (Toronto) and resided happily there for over 50 years.
Catherine was actively involved with the Catholic Women's League at St. Edward's Parish. She continued strong in her faith as a parishioner at St. Gabriel's Passionist Parish. She worked in the fashion industry for over 20 years and enjoyed maintaining that interest throughout her retirement. Catherine, like Arthur, learned many of her life lessons through the ravages of the Great Depression. Always very independent and determined, she modeled for her family those same strong moral and social values carried throughout her life.
Catherine was blessed with lifelong friends since childhood. She died as she lived, never wavering, ever loyal to her family and friends, doing it her way and always with refinement and integrity. The La Fave family would like to express their thanks to the dedicated doctors, nurses and staff at North York General Hospital, Wilma who assisted with her care and Esther, Victorian Order of Nurses. Special and heartfelt thanks to Dr. Linda Saunders and her caring staff. Catherine very much appreciated your tireless caring compassion and special relationship over all these years. Thank you Father "Paul" (Cusack C.P., Pastor) for always being there for Catherine. We are so very grateful to have participated in her life. Goodbye dear Catherine, you are with Arthur and the Lord, forever in our hearts. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, August 31, at 10 a.m. in the new St. Gabriel's, 670 Sheppard Ave. E., North York. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Condolences to: www.rskane.ca
Theresa is survived by her sons, Gary Gnatiuk (Janet), Sydney Forks; David (Connie), Kingston, Ont.; Ken (Rita), Sydney River; daughters, Sandra (Robert Marshall), Simcoe, Ont.; Dianne (Brian Shaheen), Mt. Vernon, Ill.; Gwen (David Farquhar), Timberlea; grandchildren, Stephen and John Gnatiuk, Sheri (Rob) MacLellan, Glenn, Michael (Jessica), Jennifer (Tim Schifflet), Lindsay and Peter Shaheen, Daniel and Matthew MacLeod; great-grandchildren, Jenna and Logan MacLellan; brother, Leonard Hynes; sister, Annie Leamon; as well as many nieces and nephews. Theresa was predeceased by her husband, King MacLeod; brothers, Pat and Earl Hynes; sisters, Kay Bishop, Mame MacIsaac, and Margaret Aucoin.
In her early years, Theresa worked as a waitress at the Isle Royal Hotel, then became a teacher at the Adult Vocational Training Centre in Point Edward, eventually accepting a position at Memorial High School in Sydney Mines from which she retired after 22 years of dedicated service. Theresa cherished time with her family and friends, knitting, cooking and crafting. She will always be remembered for her selfless devotion and kindness.
Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel today from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, August 24, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in United Protestant Church of Sydney River on Saturday, August 25, at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Alfred Smith Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to United Protestant Church of Sydney River, Lung Association of Nova Scotia or The Arthritis Society. Condolences may be sent to the family at: firstname.lastname@example.org
MAUGER, Herbert Charles
He is survived by his wife, Deloris (Walters); daughters, Tina (Wayne) Risser, Dayspring, whom he resided with prior to going to Queens Manor; Gloria (Gerald) Leamon, Isle Aux Mort, N.L.; sons, Brian (Eva) Mauger, Burnt Islands, N.L.; Scott (Lisa) Mauger, Liverpool; stepsons, John (Erna) Maddox, Bridgewater; David (Shelley) Maddox, Pinegrove; James Maddox, Nappinee, Ont.; nine grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; one great-grandchild; one step great-grandchild; sister, Elsie (Don) Organ, Little Bay, N.L.; brothers, Dan Mauger, Newfoundland; Wilfred (Rose) Mauger, Halifax; numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, James Mauger and Cecil Mauger. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements are under the direction of C.F. Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater. A gathering of family and friends will take place in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, August 28, from 7-9 p.m., from where the memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, Rev. Ivan Norton officiating. Burial of ashes will follow in Dayspring Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Memorials in Herbert's memory may be made to the Queen's Manor, Liverpool, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch. A very special thank you to the nurses and staff of Queen's Manor in Liverpool for their excellent care and compassion over the term that Herb was a resident. We are sincerely grateful for your care and support. On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.sweenysfuneralhome.com
ROSE, Clara May
Clara is survived by her son, Sheldon (Judy), Truro; granddaughter, Andrea, Halifax; grandson, Scott (Iesha), Rocky Hill, Conn.; sisters, Geraldine (Jack) Harvey and Lorraine (Gerald) Anderson, both of Port aux Basques, N.L., and Thelma Piccott, North Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband, Wallace; sisters, Mildred and Gertie, and brother, Max. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, with Rev. Dennis Hayward officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church or any charity. On-line condolences may be sent to: email@example.com
SMITH, Charity Jane
Born on June 22, 1914, in Norris Point, Bonne Bay N.L., she was a daughter of the late Mariam and Isaac Caines. She was predeceased by her husband, Hector, and several brothers. She is survived by son, Bill Smith (Catherine Keirley), Boylston; daughter, Ada Smith (Jane Williams), Halifax, and son, Hector Smith (Margo), Dartmouth. She is also survived by son, Gary Caines (Frances), and her sister, Ada George, Curling, N.L. Charity has several grandchildren and great-grandchildren who will dearly miss Nanny Chert. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Special mention to niece, Barb O'Blenus, for all her support for Aunt Chert while she was still living at home and to Judy Smith, her "other daughter", through the years.
We wish to extend our thanks and gratitude to the staff of 9 Centre for all of the extra care and comfort to our mother. Charity missed her special friends and her home in Louisbourg until she died. We will miss you forever. Rest in peace, Mom.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation for the late Charity Smith will take place today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in St. Bartholomew's Church, Louisbourg. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, in St. Bartholomew's Church, Louisbourg, with Rev. Fev Arnald officiating. Burial to follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. On-line condolences may be sent to our web page at: www.chantfuneralhome.com
SORENSEN, Shirley Maud
SQUIRE, Carol Ann Jane
She was a passionate supporter of fundraising for breast cancer research, and devoted a great deal of time and energy to her young daughter and her wide circle of friends and family. She is survived by her partner in life and love, Darrin Shaw; her daughter, Sami Joy; sisters, Robyn Squire (Terry Bradley), Kelly (Boyd) Turner, Vickie (Calvin) Foote; four nephews. A funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. in Holy Cross Anglican Church, Eastport, N.L., with burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. A memorial service for her friends and family in Nova Scotia will be held Monday, August 6, in St. Timothy's Anglican Church, 2320 Prospect Rd., Hatchet Lake, at 4 p.m., with an informal gathering of her friends and family to follow. E-mail condolences may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
STAMPER, Cassie Gwendolyn
Cassie is survived by her husband, Lloyd; sons, Patrick, Fredericton, N.B.; Jeffrey, Westville, and daughter, Heather Matthews (Brad), Lakeville. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. Her funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Bees' Anglican Church, Westville, with Rev. Bill White officiating. A graveside service will be held in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney, at 3 p.m. Saturday. Family flowers only. Donations in her memory may be made to Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care, 835 East River Rd., New Glasgow, NS B2H 3S6, or Canadian Cancer Society, 1st Floor, Professional Centre, 825 East River Rd., New Glasgow, NS B2H 3S6.
TREMILLS, James Archibald "Jim"
Jim was educated at Bishop Field College and Memorial University. He left Newfoundland to complete his Engineering degree at the University of Michigan where he studied Aeronautics. Jim returned to "The Rock" thereafter to work on the highroads for a summer, and then began his career as a scientist at Canadair in Montreal, where he remained for 14 years. In Montreal, he married and started what would grow to be a sizable family, but in 1964, Jim felt the pull of the Atlantic again, and moved to Halifax, resuming his career at the Naval Research Establishment, which became the Defence Research Establishment Atlantic and latterly DRDC Atlantic. Early retirement in 1988 enabled Jim to pursue with vigor his many interests and concerns, especially photography, gardening and support of various environmental and animal welfare organizations. Jim was an ardent oenophile, and was encouraged in his endeavour by his colleagues in The Wine Circle. He was keenly interested in old clocks and time pieces. He appreciated the arts, particularly works of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland paintings, photographs and prints. From his college days he learned to love classical music, and in particular the music of Mozart and Beethoven, and the pipe organ repertoire. He often cooked supper as his wife pursued a bachelor degree in pipe organ performance.
Surviving are his wife, the former Barbara Mackey; daughters, Cynthia, Ottawa; Susan and Kate (Kevin Corkum), both of Vancouver; sons, Colin, Halifax; John, Ottawa; Tom (Christine Hamilton), Calgary; granddaughters, Vanessa and Stephanie Mayville, Ottawa; Claire Tremills, Calgary; sister, Shirley (Cecil) Murdoch; nephews, Bob (Michelle) and Doug Murdoch; niece, Allison Parrell (Barry); great-nieces and nephews, Michael, Amanda and Brent. Visitation will be Wednesday at 12-1:30 p.m., followed by funeral service at 2 p.m., in St. Mark's Anglican Church, Rev. Janet Hatt officiating. Burial to follow in All Saints Cemetery, Bedford. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to St. Mark's Church Building Fund or charity of choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit.
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