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Halifax Herald
February 2007

 

BOYD, Robert Manuel "Bob"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 12, 2007
BOYD, Robert Manuel "Bob"
- 75, Kentville, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 9, 2007, at home. Born in Corner Brook West, N.L., he was a son of the late Austin and Amy (Manuel) Boyd. He was a graduate of Dalhousie University, Halifax, where he received a Commerce Degree. He was employed as a manager with Canada Packers in Corner Brook and later as Vice President of Sales with H.B. Nickerson in North Sydney, Cape Breton, from where he retired. He was a successful businessman.

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"
The Chronicle Herald, February 17, 2007
CORCORAN, William Edward "Bill"
- 65, Halifax, passed away Monday, February 12, 2007, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in St. John's, N.L., he was a son of Hilda (Carroll) Corcoran and the late Edward Corcoran. Along with his mother, he is survived by his brother, Douglas (Evangeline), all of St. John's, N.L.; Neil, Ottawa, Ont.; sister, Mary, St. John's, N.L. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. A memorial service will be held in St. John's at a later date. Donations may be made in William's memory to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


GOSLING, Dorothy Beatrice, Aux-Captain
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 27, 2007
GOSLING, Dorothy Beatrice, Aux-Captain
- 84, Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 26, 2007, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born on Pilley's Island, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Matthew and Laura (Reid) Haggett. The Salvation Army was her life. Dorothy was a Salvation Army Officer and teacher in a one room school house in Burin Bay, N.L. She was a soldier with the Citadel Salvation Army Corps in Lower Sackville.

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
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 27, 2007
HALL, James Joseph
- 91, Halifax, passed away peacefully at home February 25, 2007, with his son, Bob, and grandson, Tony, by his side. He was born May 6, 1915, in Newfoundland, the son of the late Elizabeth Mary Butt and Sgt. Major Robert James Hall. He served with the Canadian Army Medical Corps from 1939-1945, and with the Commissionaire Corps from 1945-1954, and then the Department of National Defence for 26 years before retiring in May 1980. He was recognized by the Governor General for his many donations of blood over the years. He truly loved his country. James enjoyed fishing with his family in his younger years, watching baseball and hockey. The Jays and Leafs were his teams, maybe now he can influence their play.

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 "Toots" Adams-Hall 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: snowfh@alderwoods.com
"To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die"


INKPEN, Richard
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 28, 2007
INKPEN, Richard
- 84, Halifax, passed away February 27, 2007, in the VG Site, QEII, after a courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. Born in Burin, N.L., he was a son of the late Richard and Mary Ann (Wrixon) Inkpen. Richard spent many years at sea as a deep sea fisherman before he joined IMP Marine until his retirement in 1993. He was a member of The Salvation Army Fairview Citadel.

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
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 12, 2007
KEEPING, Gary Angus
- 52, Dartmouth, formerly of Newfoundland, passed away in Dartmouth General Hospital on February 9, 2007. He was a member of Somme Branch Legion, Pride of Dartmouth No. 54, and until recent years a long-time member of the Austenville Owls Club.

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: almattatallfh@alderwoods.com


LAYES, Mary Martha
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 5, 2007
LAYES, Mary Martha
- 88, R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish, passed away February 3, 2007, in the nursing home. Born in Harbour Breton, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Tom and Clara (MacDonald) Farrell. Mary will be sadly missed by her sons, Tommy (Sandy), Fort McMurray, Alta.; Elwin (Marie), Trenton; Duncan (Beverley), Bedford; daughter-in-law, Lynn, Antigonish; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by the love of her life, her husband, Duncan; son, André; brothers, John, Ralph, Mike, and Joseph; sisters, Francis and Lena. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be held on Thursday, February 8, in St. Ninian's Cathedral at 10 a.m. with Rev. Ray Huntley presiding. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross. Mary's family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Scotia Place, R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home for taking such good care of their mother and grandmother. On-line condolences: www.clcurry.com


MALONE, Mary Gertrude
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 3, 2007
MALONE, Mary Gertrude
- 88, Halifax, passed away February 1, 2007, in Parkstone Enhanced Care. Born in St. John's, N.L., she was a daughter of the late John and Catherine Harvey. She is survived by daughters, Catherine (Wally) Istchenko, Sharon (Al) Munroe); sons, Gerald (Peggy), Michael (Jo-Anne); sisters, Gertrude (George) Breen, Marie Harvey; brothers, Tom (Marie), Jack (Geraldine), Cyril; brother-in-law, Lee Kennedy; grandchildren, Colleen (Sean Thistle), Thomas, Erin (Scott) Tiffany, Ali and Christopher Istchenko, Kathleen and Matthew Munroe, Maggie Malone; great-grandchild, Ethan Thistle. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Gerald F. Malone; sisters, Margaret, Dorothy, Kathleen; brother, Peter. A memorial service will be held 12 p.m. Monday, February 5, at Parkstone Enhanced Care, 156 Parkland Dr. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the management and staff of Parkstone Enhanced Care, especially the staff of Flemming Way for the tremendous love, care and attention they provided Mary. We would also like to express our appreciation to Dr. Eddy Kinley for his ongoing care and compassion. Also special thanks to her friend, Shirley Delaney, for her kindness and companionship.
"Mary's warm and friendly smile touched the lives of many."


MATTHEWS, Cyril Eric
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 9, 2007
MATTHEWS, Cyril Eric
- 87, Dartmouth, passed away suddenly at home on February 7, 2007. Born in Burgeo, N.L., on June 22, 1919, Cyril was a son of the late James and Jessie (Beauchamp) Matthews. He was predeceased by his first wife of 37 years, Esther Sarah "Sadie" Matthews; his sisters, Inez and Ethel, and his brothers, Clifford and Albert. He is survived by his second wife of 23 years, Reta Matthews; his daughters, Joan Marsden (Roger), Edmonton; Judy Matthews (Michael Hyde), Fort Worth, Tex.; Joy Matthews (Malcolm Smith), Dartmouth; his grandson, David Hatt (Cindy),Victoria, B.C.; his great-grandchildren, Sadie and Kai; his sisters, Julia McCorkindale, Florida; Violet Siminowski, Ontario; Myrtle Porter, Halifax; his brothers, Don Matthews, Dartmouth; Ambrose Matthews, Newfoundland.

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: almattatallfh@alderwoods.com


MATTHEWS, Frederick White
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 26, 2007
MATTHEWS, Frederick White
- Passed away peacefully in his home in Halifax on Tuesday, February 20, 2007, at the age of 91. He was the beloved husband of Phyllis (Mcleod) and caring father to Frederick John, Toronto; Douglas, Dalhousie, N.B.; David, Calgary; Gretchen, Townsend, Mass., and devoted grandfather to Alicia and Tyler, Jamie and Christopher, and Frederick L. He was born the son of Rev. F.R. Matthews and Bertha Elizabeth (Maddock) in Carbonear, N.L. on November 27, 1915. He was predeceased by his sisters, Marion, Gwen and Emma.

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: snowfh@alderwoods.com


MERRY, Luetta Jane
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 3, 2007
MERRY, Luetta Jane
- 88, Kentville, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2007, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Port aux Basques, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Winnifed (Baptiste) Donovan. She grew up in Riverport and moved to the valley when her mother was in the Nova Scotia Sanatorium, Kentville. Luetta worked at the Nova Scotia Sanatorium and the Blanchard Fraser Memorial Hospital, Kentville, for many years.

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.


MILES, Chelsea
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 24, 2007
MILES, Chelsea
- 87, Dartmouth, a well-known figure in the Newfoundland and Nova Scotia fishing industry, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2007, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born June 11, 1919, in Boxey, Fortune Bay, N.L., he was a son of Abraham Miles and the former Bessie Skinner. He went to sea at an early age and rose from doryman to Captain. He formed his own fishing company, Armdale Fisheries, and was one of the first fisherman to be licensed for the offshore lobster fishery in Nova Scotia. During the Second World War, he served in the Merchant Navy.

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.


PATTERSON, Madeleine
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 24, 2007
PATTERSON, Madeleine
- 91, Hallowell House, Picton, Ont., formerly of Dartmouth, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, February 17, 2007, in the home. She was born April 16, 1915, in the Grand Falls, N.L. area. Madeleine loved to bowl and also play bridge; she was a member of many bridge clubs and was not fond of defeat! She worked as a homemaker with the Canadian Red Cross in the late 1950s and early 1960s in the Halifax and Dartmouth area.

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.
The Chronicle Herald, Haliax, February 1, 2007
PIEROWAY, Kenneth P.
- 92, passed away January 29, 2007, in Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, N.L. Born in St. George's, N.L., on December 22, 1914, he was the eldest son of George Alfred and Edith May (Gilliam) Pieroway. Ken is survived by sisters, Pam (H.B.) Orr, May (D.B.) Dorey, Sonia (A.V.) Comeau, all of Halifax area. He was predeceased by his parents and by sisters, Gloria in childhood, Cora (J.F. Murphy), Mary (A.G.) DeWolfe; brothers, George Alfred in childhood, Morgan W., George Israel. Cremation has taken place. Private family burial to be in St. George's at a later date.


RICE, Sister Mary Electa (Ellen Clare)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 3, 2007
RICE, Sister Mary Electa (Ellen Clare)
- 95, died in Parkstone Enhanced Care on February 1, 2007. Born in Red Head Cove, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Michael and Catherine (Hogan) Rice. She entered the Sisters of Charity in Halifax in 1933 and made her Religious Profession in 1936. Sister worked in hospital ministry for 42 years at the Halifax Infirmary, Immaculata Hospital in Westlock, Alta., and St. Vincent Guest House in Halifax. On retiring, she worked as a parish visitor for St. Joseph's Church, Halifax. Sister Electa returned to the Motherhouse in 1995.

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"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 26, 2007
SINCLAIR, Robert George "Bob"
- 64, Fall River, passed away February 25, 2007, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in St. John's, N.L., he was a son of the late Eric and Claire (Colyer) Sinclair. Bob was a long-time member of Fairview United Church. He worked as a draftsman for various engineering firms in the Halifax area. Bob enjoyed photography, painting, woodworking and loved spending time in the great outdoors.

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: snowfh@alderwoods.com


THISTLE, Frederick Munroe
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 24, 2007
THISTLE, Frederick Munroe
- 85, passed peacefully away February 7, 2007, in MacKenzie Place (QEII Hospital), Grande Prairie, Alta. Born in King's Point, N.L., he is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mildred; daughters, Beverly Boone (David), Grande Prairie, Alta.; Carol Stewart (Rod), Halifax; granddaughter, Sarah Herman (Shawn), Grande Prairie, Alta., and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place and, by request, there will be no service. Donations to Alzheimer Society of Canada would be appreciated.


WALKER, Vera Muriel
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 10, 2007
WALKER, Vera Muriel
- 82, Halifax, passed away peacefully at her residence, Arborstone Enhanced Care, on Wednesday, February 7, 2007. Born in St. John's, N.L., Vera was the daughter of the late Stephen and Alice (Watts) King. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

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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