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BOYD, Robert Manuel "Bob"
He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, the former Esther Jorgensen; daughter, Tina (Jason) Fuller, Kentville; son, Robert (Paula), Dartmouth; grandchildren, Maya, Hannah and Parker; sister, Dorothy (Dr. Murray) Nixon, Halifax. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by family request. A memorial service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 14, in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Burial will take place at a later date. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to the New Minas Food Bank. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.
CORCORAN, William Edward "Bill"
GOSLING, Dorothy Beatrice,
Dorothy was a very dedicated mom and grandmother. She is survived by her daughters, Dorothy Laura Gosling, Cape Breton; Ruby (Garey) Bent and Ruth Gosling, all of Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Raymond Burton, Calgary; Ruth-Ann (Mike) Leighton, Bill Harnett III, and Courtney Young, all of Lower Sackville; brother, Major Alton (Joan) Haggett, Halifax; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Aux-Captain Lloyd Gosling; brother, Austin; sisters, Olive Drover, Iris Yetman, Muriel; nephew, Raymond Yetman. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday in the Salvation Army Citadel in Lower Sackville, Captains Carson and Teresa Decker officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or Salvation Army Corps. On-line condolences may be made at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
HALL, James Joseph
He is survived by sons, Robert (Eileen), Ronnie
Adams, both of Halifax; daughters, Marlene (Bill) Dove, Sandra (Allan) Young,
both of Halifax; sisters, Shirley MacKenzie, Joan (Howie) Hoadley, Hatchet
Lake; Queenie Jewers, British Columbia; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren,
and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Margaret
in 1953; granddaughter, Janice Raymond; daughter, Margaret Adams, and most
recently in October, by his wife of over 40 years, Marie Elizabeth (Bishop)
Hall. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral
Home, 2666 Windsor St. Funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February
28, in Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, St. Stephen's Site, Rev. Gilbert Bertrand
O.M.I. officiating. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. James
will be sadly missed but not forgotten, you're in good company young fella.
E-mail condolences: firstname.lastname@example.org
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Hazel (Moulton); son, Barry (Cathy O'Neill), Halifax; daughter, Wendy (Robert) Clark, Lower Sackville; sister, Doreen (Burton) Moulton, Newfoundland; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Richard was predeceased by infant son, Richard; sisters, Daisy and Olive; brother, Robert. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Atlantic Funeral Homes, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 2, in The Salvation Army Fairview Citadel, 50 Gesner St., Halifax, with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Salvation Army Fairview Citadel Building Fund or Parkinson Society Canada, Maritime Region. On-line condolences may sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
KEEPING, Gary Angus
Left to mourn are his wife, Ann; mother, Nita; brother, Richard J.; nephews, Thomas Keeping, Robert Butts, and niece Julia Butts; cousins in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland; sister-in-law, Sandra Day; brother-in-law Eddie Butts; mother- in-law, Germaine Butts. He was predeceased by his father, Richard M., in 2000. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today with a Buffalo service at 7:30 p.m., both in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home. His remains will be transferred to Carnells Funeral Home, St. John's, N.L. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday and 9-11 a.m. Wednesday with an 11 a.m. funeral service, all in Carnells Funeral Home. Burial in Kenmount Road Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to a charity of choice. E-mail condolences to: email@example.com
LAYES, Mary Martha
MALONE, Mary Gertrude
MATTHEWS, Cyril Eric
Cyril served in the air force during the Second World War. After the war, he was employed at the DND Dockyard in Halifax for a short time before he started working as a contractor and master carpenter, building more than 50 homes in the Halifax area over a period of almost 20 years. In 1964, he became proprietor of Matthews Grocery (the "Little Newfoundland Store") in Dartmouth. He retired in 1973, living part-time in Mose Ambrose, N.L. Anyone who knew Cyril would know how much he loved Newfoundland. He was a long-time loyal member of the Acadia Masonic Lodge No. 14, G.R.N.S., in Halifax serving as a Worshipful Master Mason.
Cyril was a well-respected and well-loved father, husband, brother, and grandfather. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Visiting 7-9 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, followed by funeral service at 1 p.m., all in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Rev. George Westhaver officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (for macular degeneration research) or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. E-mails to: firstname.lastname@example.org
MATTHEWS, Frederick White
In 1936 he received a B.Sc. degree in Honours Chemistry from Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B., and then a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from McGill University in Montreal, Que. He worked in Montreal as a research chemist with Canadian Industries Limited (CIL) from 1941-1959. His research in crystallography involved the early use of computer technology and data processing. He became manager of the Information Services Section of CIL from 1959-1968.
In 1969 he moved to London, England for three years, where he worked for Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). Returning to Canada in 1972, he became Professor of Information Science at Dalhousie University School of Library Services in Halifax, and retired in 1984.
When living in Halifax, his wide interests included the Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia, serving a term as president, and the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society. He was also a member of the Halifax Curling Club, the Halifax Wine Circle, and the Atlantic Woodworkers' Association. His many skills included home renovation, the construction of a replica seventeenth century wooden press for the Dawson Print Shop at Dalhousie University, as well as a lifetime of other woodworking projects. He was an enthusiastic bookbinder and also made bookbinding equipment. He served as an elder at St. Andrew's United Church. Always an avid gardener, he enjoyed learning about nature and the world around him.
The family wishes to thank all the Red Cross caregivers and friends and family members who have been so kind and supportive over these last years. A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 9, at 11 a.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, Rev. Arlene Riches officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia, P.O. Box 36111, RPO Spring Garden, Halifax, NS B3J 3S9. E-mail condolences may be sent to: email@example.com
MERRY, Luetta Jane
She is survived by daughters, Barbara Fitzgerald, Kentville; Jean (Gene) Hill, Lower Canard; Sandra (Laddie) Cook, Lakewood Road, Kings Co.; daughter-in-law, Dawn Merry, Canning; sisters, Clarice (Eric) Wilson, Mississauga, Ont.; Jennie Masonheimer, Chester, N.J.; grandchildren, Brian, Ron, Peter, James, Heather, Lee-Ann, Shawn, and Thane; 10 great grandchildren; six great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Irvil; son, Jackie; an infant son, Garnet; grandchildren, Johnny Merry and Joseph Fitzgerald; great-grandsons, Tyler North and Michael Hill. There will be no visitation, by family request. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 4, in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Pastor Thelma McLeod officiating. Burial will take place in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or IWK Health Centre Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who maintained his great sense of humour to the very end. Surviving are his daughter, Margaret (Brian) Fisher; brother, Warren (Ivy) Miles; grandchildren, Christopher (Laura) Fisher, Andrew (Karla) Fisher, and Kathleen (Hughie) MacNeil; six great-grandchildren, and his long-time friend and companion, Marjorie Spears. He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Jessie (Oxford) Miles, and sister, Margaret Clemo. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cole Harbour Funeral Home. At the request of the deceased, no memorial service will be held. Interment will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
Madeleine is survived by daughter, Patricia (Gary) Potter, Picton, Ont.; sons, Harold (Monique), Eagonville, Ont.; Clifford (Collette), Ottawa; Ken (Paula), Eastern Passage; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, H. Percy Patterson. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Service arrangements are being scheduled for April 2007. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Madeleine's memory to Red Cross Society, Nova Scotia Office, P.O. Box 31068 Gladstone RPO, Halifax, NS B3K 9Z9 would be appreciated. On-line condolences are available through: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
PIEROWAY, Kenneth P.
RICE, Sister Mary Electa
She is survived by sister, Mary Dohey, Ontario, as well as nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Cornelius and Patrick, and sisters, Mary Josephine, Elizabeth, Theresa and Agnes. The body will be in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse for visitation on Sunday, February 4, from 3-7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday at 10 a.m. in Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse Chapel. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.
SINCLAIR, Robert George "Bob"
Surviving are his wife, Barbara (Hill), Fall River; sister, Carol Obritsch (Gary), Fletcher Lake; John (Jean), Rockingham; several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, and a funeral service will take place 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, Rev. Heather Hemming officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Feed Nova Scotia or Bide-a-While Animal Shelter, Dartmouth. Special tanks to the staff of the Cobequid Emergency Service, the staff of the New Halifax Infirmary QEII Emergency and 8.1. E-mail condolences to: firstname.lastname@example.org
THISTLE, Frederick Munroe
WALKER, Vera Muriel
Vera was a dedicated mother and grandmother, known for her sense of humor, quick wit, and candor. During her early career as a marketing representative at General Foods, she was proud to have introduced "Shake & Bake" to the Maritimes. She was also employed at Northwood Centre and managed one of the first Independent Senior Residential Lodges in Halifax. She was a volunteer at Abbey Lane and Northwood Centre, and was an active political worker. Vera was an avid bingo player and enjoyed lawn bowling in the summers at Saint Mary's Boat Club.
Vera was predeceased by her husband, John T.; grandson, John Wesley; brothers, Steve and Leo, and sisters, Emma, Anne and Mary Jane. She is survived by sons, Allan (Sheila), Halifax; Wendell, Port Alberni; daughters, Patsy (Jim), Toronto, Ont.; Theresa (Vancouver), Grace (Brian) and Rosalee, all of Halifax. She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Jim, Billy, Robin and Elizabeth, and great-grandchildren, Jacqueline, J.D. and Michael. The family would like to extend sincere appreciation to the 4th floor staff of Arborstone Enhanced Care, where our mother was given the best care possible. Special thanks to Dr. Pat Beresford, her long-time physician, for her dedication to our mother. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation at Vera's request. A memorial service will be held Monday, February 12 at 2 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, with reception to follow. Donations may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. Condolences may be sent on-line c/o www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
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