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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
December 2007

 

BROWN, Henry Maxwell "Max"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 1, 2007
BROWN, Henry Maxwell "Max"
- 81, Spryfield, passed away November 29, 2007, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Burin, N.L., Max was a son of the late George and Suzanna (Pitcher) Brown. He loved his family and enjoyed many friends in his home. He enjoyed life and loved pranks. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Wavey (Grandy); daughters, Susan (Phillip) Webb, Halifax; Carol-Anne (Larry) Pieznski, Texas; sons, Wallace (Christine) and Robert, both of Halifax; grandchildren, Alana, Tanya, R.J., Maxwell, Juliaanne, Kevin, Kelly, Patrick, Shawna; great-grandchildren, Alicia, Cheilse, Gabriel, Kennedy, Mia. He was predeceased by his sister, Dorothy; brothers, William, Albert, and Wallace. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601), with visitation from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, December 2. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in St. Paul's United Church, 173 Old Sambro Rd., Rev. Jeanne Manning-Stright officiating. Interment will be held in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations in Max's memory may be made to St. Paul's United Church (477-3937) or a charity of choice. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at: wfh2005@ns.sympatico.ca


DAYE, Silas Allison Earl
Note: Although he was born in Pictou County, Nova Scotia his parents may have been from Newfoundland.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 11, 2007
DAYE, Silas Allison Earl
- 84, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on December 9, 2007. Born in Pictou County in 1923, he was a son of the late Silas and Lillian (Welch) Day of Westville. He went to Newfoundland as a young boy and fished with his father on the Grand Banks, and always considered himself a Newfoundlander. He joined the navy during the Second World War where he served for five years on the HMS Star. He became a bricklayer after leaving the navy, and then joined the Dartmouth post office where he served for 25 years. Upon returning to Nova Scotia he and his wife traveled on many bus tours across Canada and the United States, as well as Ireland, England and Scotland. Si enjoyed woodworking, gardening and writing songs, many of which were published and performed by Nova Scotian and Newfoundland artists. He was a member of the Dartmouth Lawn Bowling Club and enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Hilda Baker; his daughters, Alyson (Leo) Walsh, Melva (John) Wells; son, Kevin (Margaret), and grandchildren, Matthew and Christine, all of Dartmouth; brothers Geordie, Oromocto, N.B., Bernard, Halifax; Merle, Westville; sisters, Erma and Loreen, Westville; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Vera in infancy, and brother, Reuben. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St. , Dartmouth. Funeral service will be held Thursday, December 13, at 10 a.m. in St. Alban's Anglican Church, Woodside, Rev. Frances Drolet-Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at the VG Site, QEII, floor 6 and 7A Palliative Care; the VON, and especially the DVA, for all of their help during his short illness. On-line condolences may be made to the family by visiting the website: www.altanticfuneralhomes.com


FEAVER, Edna Mary
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 5, 2007
FEAVER, Edna Mary
- 77, Chester, died Monday, December 3, 2007, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. She was born in Bay Roberts, N.L., a daughter of Arthur Findlay and Mildred (Parsons) Wilson. She had been a resident of Chester for the past 10 years and enjoyed her Auction 45s Ladies Group. Edna is survived by her husband of 54 years, David; sons, Douglas, Chester, and Michael (Sara); grandson, Ayden, all of Kitchener, Ont.; sister, Eileen Clark, New Hamburg, Ont.; brother-in-law, Bill Feaver and his wife Sue, St. John's, N.L. She was predeceased by her son, Kenneth James, and her sister, Catherine Findlay Wilson. The memorial service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Chester, with Father Jim McCorriston officiating. Burial at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen's Anglican Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Davis Funeral Home, Chester.


GREENE, Sister Patrick Mary (Rita)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 7, 2007
GREENE, Sister Patrick Mary (Rita)
- 91, died in Parkstone Enhanced Care on December 4, 2007. Born in Tilting, Fogo District, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Patrick Joseph and Mary (Bailey) Greene. She entered the Sisters of Charity in Halifax in 1935 and made her Religious Profession in 1938. Sister served the community in a dietary capacity at various convents in Halifax, Patchogue, N.Y., and Dorchester, Mass. Sister Patrick Mary spent many years caring for the aged in St. Brigid's Home, Quebec, and Mother Berchmans Centre, Mount St. Vincent Motherhouse. She is survived by brother, Harold, and sister, Madeline St. Croix, Weymouth, Mass. She was predeceased by brothers, Michael, Frederick, William; sisters, Isabelle Dwyer, Sister Teresa Michael Greene, Sister of Charity, Cecilia McDonald, Dorothy Shallon, and Theresa McLeod. The body will be in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse for visitation on Monday, December 10, from 3-7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse Chapel. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.


NAUSS, Mary Jacqueline
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 1, 2007
NAUSS, Mary Jacqueline
- 91, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2007, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Woman's Cove, Bay of Islands, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Rhoda (Joyce) and Samuel Crane. Mary moved to Halifax where she lived for many years, most recently at Northwood Centre. During her lifetime, she worked for several families in the Halifax area as a housekeeper. She also worked evenings at the Ralston Building, was a hard worker, and enjoyed her work without compliant. Mary will be missed by all, as she loved being around people and was always there to lend a helping hand, thinking of everyone else before herself and never wanting anything in return. In her earlier years, she loved to play bingo, go shopping, and spend time with her granddaughters, who she loved dearly. They have fond memories of going to "Nanny's House", having fun and doing what they wanted.

Mary is survived by her son, Robert "Bob" Nauss, Halifax; daughter, Linda (Peter) Walsh, Saint John, N.B.; grandchildren, Shari, Millie, Jolene, Micala, Ashley, Katie, Phillip, Tim; great-granddaughters, Emily, Jayme, Angie; great-grandson, Aiden; sister, Bertha, Saskatoon, and several cousins, nieces and nephews in Newfoundland. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph; brothers, Bill, George, and sister, Anne. Visitation in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Rev. Stephen Ashton officiating. Interment following in Fairview Cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. E-mail condolences may be sent to: condolences.cruikshank@ns.aliantzinc.ca


JOSEPHSON, Vivian Mary
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 1, 2007
JOSEPHSON, Vivian Mary
- 87, died peacefully November 29, 2007, in St. John's, N.L. She was born Mary 26, 1920, in St. John's. She was the youngest daughter of the late Sir John C. and Lady Mary E. (Moores) Puddester. She leaves to mourn sons, Glenn (Belinda), Bridgewater; Dr. Bruce, Halifax, as well as grandchildren, Dr. Colin, Halifax, and Dr. Keith, Squamish, B.C. She also leaves her sister, Enid Rose, Florida, U.S.A., and a number of nieces and nephews, including special angels, Harold and Noreen Press, who were her companions and confidants during her widowhood. She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Dr. Joseph E., as well as brothers, Harold, Robert, Clayton and Clyde, and sisters, Marion Press, Jean Puddester, and Stephanna Coombs. She was a graduate of Mount Allison University (B.A. 1941). She worked for several years as a researcher in the Pathology Lab in St. John's until her marriage. She enjoyed a good game of bridge and actively played until her passing. At her request, a private family committal will be held in General Protestant Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to either the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation.


SPENCER, Sydney Garland
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 1, 2007
SPENCER, Sydney Garland
- 74, Halifax, passed away in Parkstone Enhanced Care on November 27, 2007. Born in Port Aux Basques, N.L., he was a son of the late Stephen Spencer and Emma Spencer Matthews. He was chief engineer of the trawlers out of Lunenburg. He was predeceased by his wife, Bessie. He is survived by his son, Barry (Deloras), Spaniards Bay, N.L.; sister, Pauline (Lorinzo), Port Aux Basques, N.L.; brothers, Ross, Port Aux Basques; Henry (Josie), Dartmouth; Pat (Mary), North Sydney; Frank (Carol-Ann), Moncton; Robert (Gloria), Nova Scotia; grandchildren, Benjie, Adam, Jonathan, Crystal, and six great-grandchildren. He was also predeceased by brothers, George, Steve; sisters, Eileen, Ruth, and stepfather, Frank Matthews. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by family request. A graveside service will be held at a later date in St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Lower Sackville. E-mail condolences to: condolences mattatall@ns.sympatico.ca

 

 

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