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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
June 2007

 

BRAKE, Sheila
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 22, 2007
BRAKE, Sheila
- Halifax, passed away June 21, 2007, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. She was a daughter of the late Leonard and Philomena Brake and stepfather Pat Boland, all of Stephenville, N.L. She is survived by her common-law husband, Michael Snow, and stepson, Jason; sisters and brothers, Patsy, Regina, Gladys, Brenda, Bernadette, Debbie, Rita, Mary, Robert, Leonard, Walter, and Charles. Sheila has requested cremation. Remains to be laid to rest in Stephenville, N.L. Funeral arrangements pending. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.


CLEMO, Cyril Edwin
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 29, 2007
CLEMO, Cyril Edwin
- The family of Cyril Clemo are saddened to announce his sudden passing three months after losing his beloved wife, Arlie (Ross). Cyril passed away peacefully at home in Mission, B.C., on June 16, 2007, at age 68. Born in Boxey, N.L., raised and educated in Halifax (Dal 1970), he was a son of the late Thomas and Margaret (Miles) Clemo. He was predeceased by stepson, Jimmy Ross. Cyril is survived by stepdaughters, Kate Ross, Mission, B.C.; Victoria Ross-Hallgren, Appin, Ont.; stepson, Steven Ross, Detroit, Mich.; three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; sister, Winona (David) Harris, Burlington, Ont.; brother, Mark (Judy) Clemo, Halifax, as well as many nephews and nieces in Nova Scotia and Ontario. Cyril was a loving husband, father, brother and friend who will be greatly missed by all. Cremation has taken place. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation.


DELANEY, Jenna Marie
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 30, 2007
DELANEY, Jenna Marie
- 20. It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Jenna Marie Delaney on June 28, 2007, at her home in Truro, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Jenna was born November 3, 1986, in Stephenville, N.L., to Brian and Jean (Perrier) Delaney. Jenna graduated from CEC High School in Truro in 2005 with Honors with Distinction. She received several scholarships, including the prestigious Canadian Millennium Scholarship recognizing her significant scholastic achievements as well as her leadership and contribution to the community. She was Student Council President at CEC in 2004-2005. She completed one year at St. Francis Xavier University and was working for the University in physics research when she became ill.

Jenna was very passionate about the arts, and was a regular participant at the Truro Music Festival where she won numerous awards, including the Caldwell-Roach Shield and Festival Award for Best Solo in Musical Theatre. She was chosen to represent Truro in the Provincial Music Festival where she was the provincial winner for Musical Theatre. Jenna achieved Grade 8 Honors in the Royal Conservatory of Music in voice. She sang for many charitable events including Christmas Daddies in 1994 and the local Arthritis Telethon. She was a member of the Truro Figure Skating Club and excelled in her artistic ability, winning the Margo Anderson Memorial Award for Outstanding Artistic Skate. She was an active dancer in Nova Scotia, having competed in numerous provincial competitions and attained her BATD qualification as a dance instructor. She was a member and choreographer of the St. Francis Xavier Dance Team and was teaching dance to a junior dance team at the time of her illness. She performed for three years in the annual CEC musicals, including the lead role in a memorable performance of "A Chorus Line" in her grade 12 year.

Jenna was an outstanding person in every way and touched the lives of so many in her very short but fulfilling life. Her memory will live on forever in our hearts.

Jenna is survived by her parents, Brian and Jean (Perrier) Delaney; brothers, Briant and Colin; sister, Catherine; grandparents, Jerome and Marie Delaney, Stephenville, N.L., and Edward and Marie Perrier, St. George's, N.L., as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and very close friends too numerous to mention. Visitation will be held in Immaculate Conception Church, 669 Prince St., Truro, on Sunday, July 1, from 2-4 and 7-8 p.m., followed by a very special celebration of Jenna's life, including a prayer service, music and words of remembrance at 8 p.m. at the church. The funeral will take place the following day on Monday, July 2, at 11 a.m. at the same location followed by a reception in Campbell Hall in the church. There will be a private burial on Tuesday, July 3. A memorial service will take place in Stephenville, N.L., in St. Stephen's Church on Monday, July 2, at 11 a.m., followed by a reception in the Knights of Columbus Club. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Colchester Regional Hospital, Canadian Cancer Society, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. On-line condolences may be made on our website at: www.colchestercommunity.com


FRANCIS, Oliver
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 13, 2007
FRANCIS, Oliver
- 82, Lunenburg, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2007, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Hermitage, N.L., he was a son of the late Aquilla Wellington and Dessima Mabel (Rose) Francis.

Oliver went to sea fishing at the early age of 14 and then moved to the area where his first maiden fishing voyage out of Lunenburg was with the fishing vessel the Sherman Zwicker. He continued to fish out of the ports of Riverport and later on the Cape Beaver with National Sea retiring in 1989 due to ill health. Oliver was a faithful member of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg and an honorary member of the Orange Lodge, Hermitage, N.L. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew him.

Oliver is survived by his wife, the former Lucy Evelyn Harris; daughter, Barbara Mary (Roland) Lilly; sons, Hubert (Dianna), Raymond (Mary), all of Lunenburg; nephew, Thomas Francis, raised by Oliver and Lucy; sisters, Ida (Hubert) Anderson, Lunenburg; Mary (Samuel) Fiander, Ramea, N.L.; grandchildren, Jeffery, Shawn (Nicole), Terry (Crystal), Shannon (Robert Fox), Sherri, Rodd (Dawn), Ryan, Michael, David (Alicia), Stephen (Lisa) Scallion, Nicholas; great-grandchildren, Lucas, Layten, Oliver, Emma Cody and Cameron. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brother, Freeman, and infant brother, Roland, and infant sister, Juanita. Friends are invited to share their memories of Oliver with the family during visitation in Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Highway 3, Lunenburg, 7-9 p.m. Thursday. A service to celebrate Oliver's life will be 2 p.m. Friday in St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Michael Mitchell officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, Lunenburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dr. Arthur H. Patterson Centre for Restorative Care, St. John's Anglican Church or the charity of your choice. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca


HARVIEW, Augustine Margaret
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 30, 2007
HARVIEW, Augustine Margaret
- 74, Dartmouth, died June 28, 2007, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in 1933 in Abraham's Cove, N.L., she was a daughter of the late William David Felix and Margaret Ann (Duffy) Felix. She will be sadly missed by friends and family and all those who knew her. Augustine came from a large family whom she loved dearly and was a great mother and grandmother to her children, and they all loved her dearly.

She is survived by her daughter, Margaret A. Young "Trena" (Sheldon Joseph Robia); sons, Michael Felix (girlfriend Donna Gates), Nova Scotia; Patrick Harview (Geraldine), Newfoundland; Wallace Harview (Lorraine), Ontario; brothers, Robert and Charles Felix, Newfoundland; John Felix, Ontario; sisters, Mary Bedo, Sis Russell, Barbara Felix, all of Newfoundland; Florence Power, Marion Gail, Jesse Ballard, Patsy McLellan, all of Nova Scotia; Thelma Perdo, Ontario; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Burial to take place in Newfoundland at a later date. Donations in memory of Augustine can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association. On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


HENNEBURY, Louisa Mary
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax,June 25, 2007
HENNEBURY, Louisa Mary
- 88, Spryfield. In loving memory of our beloved mom who passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2007, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Lamaline, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Clement and Emily (Collins) Crocker.

Louisa was a loving wife and devoted mom to her 10 children. She enjoyed knitting, reading and keeping up to date on the happenings in her hometown through the "Downhomer". She will be fondly remembered for being a mother to all - her children, grandchildren and the neighbourhood kids, feeding any who sat at her table.

She is survived by her children, Philip (Maxine), Dora (Ron) Phillips, Bride (Jack) Holt, Clem (Sue), Mike (Joanne), Leo (Norma), Eugene (Leona), Alan (Joslyn), Bruce (Heather), Jeanette (Paul) Brennan; sisters, Mame Cuza and Rose Walsh; both of Newfoundland; 27 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Philip, in 1981; sisters, Harriet Benteau; Emily Tuttle, Dora Crocker; brothers, Thomas, Leo, and Joseph. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Michael's Church, Spryfield, Father Robert Arsenault officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations in Louisa's memory can be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be sent by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
"A mother is the only person on earth who can divide her love among ten children and each child have all her love." ~ Author unknown


JENNEX, Amelia "Millie"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 11, 2007
JENNEX, Amelia "Millie"
- Formerly of Oyster Pond, Jeddore, passed away on March 23, 2007, in Northwood Manor in Halifax. Born in Newfoundland in 1909, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Elizabeth (Welsh) Verge. She is survived by her foster son, Lawrence Nickerson; relatives in Newfoundland including Sarah Reid, Bob and Effie Andrews, Donald and Flossie Randall, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Maurice Jennex; and her brother, Albert Verge Jr. A funeral service, officiated by Rev. Dr. Morley Shaw, will be held on June 15 at 11 a.m. in Jeddore United Baptist Church, Head Jeddore, followed by interment in Oyster Pond, Jeddore Baptist Cemetery.


KEEPING, Walter Sidney
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 7, 2007
KEEPING, Walter Sidney
- Passed away suddenly June 5, 2007, at the age of 66. Born July 28, 1940, in Harbour Breton, N.L., he was a son of the late Lewis and Emily (Ashford) Keeping. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all of his family and many friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Sharon (Williams); sons, Terry (Kim) Keeping, Stephen (Tammy) Keeping and Todd (Michelle) Keeping; daughter, Lynn (Daniel) Cole, and eight very special grandchildren, whom he adored; sisters, Sharon (Phillip) LaPierre, Dora (Quentin) Ernst, and Evelyn (Robert) Tibert. He was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters. Visitation will be Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., funeral service Saturday at 10 a.m. with a reception to follow, all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Family burial will be at a later date in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, Rev. Pat Malin officiating. Family flowers only. Donations in Walter's name may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund. On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


KNOTT, Irene Elizabeth
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 16, 2007
KNOTT, Irene Elizabeth
- 80, Halifax, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 31, 2007, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Port-Aux-Basques, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Millie (Osmond) Knott. She is survived by her sisters, Dorothy (Jack) Knapp, California; Vi Taylor, Ontario; Bernice Allen, British Columbia, and Audrey Knott, British Columbia. She was predeceased by her son, Jimmie, and her brothers, Cyril, Eric and George. Irene's stories and her quirky sense of humour will also be greatly missed by her nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends. Irene worked for the Hotel Nova Scotian as a hostess until her retirement in 1992. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Mattatall's Funeral Home and a funeral service will take place 2 p.m. on June 23, in St. James' Anglican Church, Port-Aux-Basques, N.L. Donations may be made to St. James' Cemetery Fund.


MacEACHERN, Rose Elizabeth
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 14, 2007
MacEACHERN, Rose Elizabeth
- 59, Eastern Passage, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, June 12, 2007.

Born August 15, 1947, in Happy Adventure, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Roland and Hannah (Crisby) Powell. Rose moved to Nova Scotia in 1966 and became a graduate of Miss Murphy's Business College. She worked with Vehicle Maintenance in Shearwater for several years. At this time, Rose and Bill started their family and Rose stayed at home raising her family until 1990. She then went on to work with Intermar Inspections (Autoport) for 16 years. Rose loved to be outside and could often be found in her gardens tending to her lilies. She was a true friend who loved long chats, a good laugh and was always there to share her homemade bread and baked beans.

Rose will be forever missed by her husband of 33 years, William "Bill"; children, Kim, Deanna and Kirk; grandchildren, Gillian, Brooklynn and Ethan, who were her pride and joy; sisters, Verna (Lorne) Moss, Newfoundland; Melva (Doug) Sawlor, Eastern Passage; Lorna Dyke, Ontario; Glynis Powell (Tony Schembrie), Ontario; Karen Powell (Robert Squires), Newfoundland; Rolinda (Jeff) Jewison, Ontario; brothers, Andrew (Suzanne) Powell, Ontario; Chesley (Beneata) Powell, Newfoundland; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Shirley (Ronald) Stead; brother-in-law, Andrew Dyke.

Thank you to the doctors and nurses of 8A Dixon Centre, the VG Site, QEII, Palliative Care and the Victorian Order of Nurses. You will always have our heartfelt gratitude and utmost respect for the care she was given.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where Rose's family will receive friends from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday and where the funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Family flowers only. If so desired, a donation in Rose's memory to Canadian Cancer Society, 1-5826 South St., Halifax, NS B3H 1S6 or Canadian Red Cross, 133 Troop Ave., Dartmouth, NS B3B 2A7 are welcomed. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


MacGILLIVRAY, Kathleen "Kay"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 6, 2007
MacGILLIVRAY, Kathleen "Kay"
- 76, of High Street, New Glasgow, passed away Monday, June 4, 2007, in Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Born in Saint John's, N.L., she was a daughter of the late James and Effie (Spurrell) Tilley. She was a member of the CB Radio Club and was a volunteer with the S.P.C.A.

She is survived by daughters, Joan (James) Hughes, New Glasgow; Margaret (Toney) English, British Columbia; Irene MacGillivray, Thorburn; son, Billy (Susan) MacGillivray, Thorburn; grandchildren, Lori Hughes, Shane MacKenzie, Angie Landry, Kathy MacGillivray, Brent MacGillivray, and Heather MacLean; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Josephine (Joe) Feit, Thorburn; Doris Shindrick, Thorburn; Mamie (Russell) Reid, New Waterford; Joan (Tom) Kane, Ontario; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence; infant son, Daniel Frederick; brothers, Alphonso, Joe, Tom, Alex, James; sisters, Marg Downey and Theresa White. Family visitation 7-9 p.m. today in R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Cremation to follow. Funeral mass 2 p.m. Thursday in Saint Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Thorburn, with Father Colin MacKinnon officiating. Burial in Saint Ann's Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Aberdeen Palliative Care Society or a charity of choice.


McCARTHY, Leo George
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 8, 2007
McCARTHY, Leo George
- 62, We'koqma'q First Nation, formerly of Carbonear, N.L., passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 6, 2007, in the Palliative Care Unit of Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow. He was a son of the late Leo and Emma (Ash) McCarthy.

Leo worked at Wabush Mines as a millwright Mechanic for 15 years and then he moved to Nova Scotia and was employed with Michelin Tire as an electromechanical technician. He was very involved with sports, particularly ball and hockey as a coach, referee and umpire. He also raced cars at Riverside Speedway. Leo volunteered many hours at the elementary and secondary schools in We'koqma'q, helping and designing their websites. Leo loved to play Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny for the school children.

He is survived by sons, Paul (Kathleen Welton), Amherst; Barry (Stacey Maguire), Stewiacke; their mother, Idella (Fahey) McCarthy, Carbonear, N.L.; sisters, Anna Mary (Dave) Follett, Labrador City, N.L.; Phyllis (Joe) Fry, Conception Bay South, N.L.; Ruth (George) Coish, Lewisporte, N.L.; Peg (Eric) Davis, Pasadena, N.L.; Frances (Bill) Nichols, Truro; Linda Parsons, Port-Aux-Basques, N.L.; Tina (Harold) Slade, Brooks, Alta.; brothers, Jim (Marilyn), Pictou; Fred (Laura), Fox Creek, Alta.; Steve (Marge), Port-Aux-Basques, N.L.; Larry, Mount Pearl, N.L.; Tony (Monica), Fort McMurray, Alta.; Kevin (Penny), Clarenville, N.L.; grandchildren, Christopher, Kyle, Skylar; sister-in-law, Helen MacCallum, Pictou; good friends, Rachael Phillips and her daughter Jessie, We'koqma'q; also many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother-in-law, Lloyd Chubbs, and nephew, William Lloyd Chubbs. Leo would especially like to thank the community of We'koqma'q for their kindness and support through his trying time, Thank You (Wela'lioq). Visitation will be held today from 2-9 p.m. in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, in Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, with Father Bernie MacDonald officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made in Leo's memory to Canadian Cancer Society or Aberdeen Palliative Care Society. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com
"Life was good to me."


NEWPORT, Wilfred
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 29 2007
NEWPORT, Wilfred
- 89, Halifax, passed away June 28, 2007, in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born June 28, 1918, in Garnish, N.L., Wilfred was the son of the late William and Mary (Grandy) Newport. Wilfred worked as a rigger in the HMCS Dockyard.

He is survived by daughter, Brenda (Derek) Ryan, Glen Margaret; grandchildren, Tara Ryan (Scott Felx) and Kerry Ryan (Nick Morash). He was predeceased by his wife, Esther Ann (Grandy) Newport. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601), where visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30, in St. Paul's United Church, Old Sambro Rd., Spryfield, Rev. Ellen Wilson officiating. Interment will be held in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations in Wilfred's memory may be made to Northwood Centre (454-8311). On-line condolences may be sent to: wfh2005@ns.sympatico.ca


POOLE (Shea), Noreen Rose
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 20, 2007
POOLE (Shea), Noreen Rose
- 77, Halifax, died June 18, 2007, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII, surrounded by her family. Noreen was a wonderful mother, grandmother, a kind, generous friend, and she will be missed by many. She was a daughter of the late George and Rose (Bonang) Shea, and was born and raised in Halifax. Noreen was predeceased by her husband, Ronald D. Poole (of Belloram, N.L.). She is survived by her sister, Teresa Bazin of Edmonton; her children, David (Judy Webster), Gary (Barb), Alan (Heather), Judy (Pierre) Douville, Maria (Duane) Dauphinee and Brian; her grandchildren, Stephanie, Lindsay, Hayley, Stacey, Emily, Michael, Amy, Chantal (Anthony) Hickey, Justin, Ron, Evan, Katie, Tori; her great-grandson, Tristan, and her "other" son, Clyde Smith, all of Halifax. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. The family will be receiving visitors at Maria's house, 39 Lee Murphy Crescent, Williamswood, from 6-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be celebrated in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Spryfield, at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 21. The funeral service will be celebrated by a priest from the Companions of the Cross. Interment will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville, beside her beloved husband. Family flowers only.

The family would like to especially thank the staff of the 6th floor, QEII Health Sciences Centre, for the kindness and care shown to Noreen during her brief stay. The level of care, kindness and respect was unparallelled, and they did everything they could to make a difficult time a bit easier, both for her and for the family. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


PRETTY (Greening), Linda Eulila
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax. August 1, 2007
PRETTY (Greening), Linda Eulila
- Passed away on June 29, 2007, in Parkstone Enhanced Care facility in Halifax. Linda was born in Grand Falls, N.L. on June 20, 1915, but spent much of her life in Corner Brook. She was a loving wife and mother and an active citizen in her community, especially as a member in The Salvation Army Home League. She spent considerable time comforting those afflicted with tuberculosis at the Sanatorium in Corner Brook. She also participated in various Salvation Army activities in the town.

Linda was predeceased by her husband, Verdon, in December 1987. She is survived by sisters, Claris Barrett, Corner Brook; Ella Noel, Port aux Choix, N.L.; brother, Frank, Toronto, Ont.; sons, David, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.; Dr. Bruce, Halifax; daughters, Elaine (Richard) Squires, New Minas; Dr. Grace Pretty (Paul Bramston), Queensland, Australia; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The family wishes to thank the Citadel Court staff at Parkstone and special caregiver, Nancy Doucette, for their caring attention to Linda. A memorial service will be held for Linda Pretty at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army or a charity of your choice.


ROBINSON, William Edward "Hap"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 8, 2007
ROBINSON, William Edward "Hap"
- 90, Halifax, and a summer resident of Hubbards, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2007, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Margaret Ann "Madge" Brennan (1888-1949), formerly of St. John's, N.L., and William "Tanky" Robinson (1870-1932), formerly of Halifax, who owned Robinson's Ferry and Boathouse at the end of South Street, next to the Northwest Arm Rowing Club.

Bill was a Ham Radio operator (VE1NP) from the age of 16. Bill volunteered in 1939 for active duty during the Second World War, holding the position of leading telegraphist. Bill served on many ships, the longest stints being on the Prince David, the Hepatica and the Louisburg. He was a survivor of the original HMCS Louisburg which was sunk in the Mediterranean. He retired from the navy in 1945 and shortly thereafter Bill married Teresa Marjorie Johnson of Mill Cove. He joined Maritime Tel & Tel in 1945, retiring as a manager in 1980. He was involved for several years as a member of the executive and union negotiator in the IBEW Local 1030.

Bill was a very active civic volunteer. He was an avid golfer and member of Chester Golf Club. Bill was a keen reader, who loved spending time with his family at their cottage in Hubbards. Bill and his wife, Marjorie, had an open door policy at both their homes in Thornhill Park and Mar-Bill Castle in Hubbards. Both residences were always spilling over with laughter, tea, cards and food. Bill was a super father and grandfather. He was the kind of person who maintained friendships from childhood, career and community throughout his life. He enjoyed meeting new people and learning new things.

Bill thought he was very blessed to daily share his life with his grandchildren, Dakota and Cheyenne. A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and cousin, Bill will be sadly missed but never forgotten for his humour, kindness, strength of will and willingness to help all. Bill is survived by his daughters, Rosanne Marjorie (Dale) Coates, Prospect; Kathy Jane (Tim) Martin, Harrietsfield; cherished and honoured grandchildren, Dakota and Cheyenne, Prospect; Landon, Alberta; brother, John "Jack" (Sem) Robinson; sister, Alice McGinn, British Columbia; sisters-in-law, Violet Marie (Johnson) (Jack) Carter, Joanne (Johnson) (Don) Eldershaw, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He loved his family and friends dearly. He was predeceased by his wife, Teresa "Marjorie" (Johnson), and brothers, Ron, Hal and Jim. A memorial service to celebrate Bill's life will be held 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 11, in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield, with a reception to follow in Emmanuel Church Hall. His ashes will be committed to the sea during a naval ceremony at a later date. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of choice. On-line condolences can be made at: www.rawalker.ca


SAVOURY, Watson Cluett
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, May 29, 2007
SAVOURY, Watson Cluett
- 70, Lunenburg, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2007, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Belleoram, Fortune Bay, N.L., he was a son of the late William James and Charlotte Lottie Savoury.

Watson worked as a fisherman until his retirement. He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg. He was a thoughtful and caring person and will always be remembered by all those who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Melinda; daughters, Marie (Fred), Joan (David), Wanda (Bobby), Margie (Robert), Cindy (Dwight); sisters, Myrtle (John), Ellie (Roland), Selina (George); brothers, Clayton, John (Lucy), George (Marilyn); 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by brother, William James; sister-in-law, Joan; daughters, Selena and Patty. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Highway 3, Lunenburg. Friends are invited to a service to celebrate Watson's life on Wednesday, May 30, at 2 p.m. in St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Michael Mitchell officiating. Flowers from the immediate family only. Memorial donations may be made to St. John's Anglican Church or a charity of your choice. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the doctors and nurses of 5.1 of the QEII for their compassionate care of Watson. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca


TIPPLE, Edna
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 21, 2007
TIPPLE, Edna
- 72, passed away suddenly on Monday, June 18, 2007, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Georges Brook, N.L., she was the youngest child of the late John and Delilah (Bailey) Ploughman.

Edna Ploughman Corkum Tipple of Corner Brook, N.L., was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Edna lived on Scott's Bay Road for 43 years before moving back to Corner Brook. Edna was a very loving and caring person who was liked by all who knew her.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Clayton, Corner Brook, N.L.; son, Timothy (Elizabeth) Corkum, Scott's Bay Road; daughters, Lorraine (Weldon) Dickson, Napan, N.B.; Joan (Graham) Cluff, Blomidon; stepsons, Scott (Pamela) Tipple, Halls Harbour; Sheldon (Claudette) Tipple, Paradise, N.L.; seven grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She will also be missed by brother, Colin Ploughman in Scotland; sisters, Deborah Taverner, London, Ont.; Beulah Florio, New Jersey, U.S.A.; Effie Hodder, Georges Brook, N.L.; Mae (Milford) Corkum, Port Williams; Georgina "Dolly" (Delbert) Benedict, Canning; many nephews and nieces; sisters-in-law, Mercedes Corkum, New Minas; Thelma Corkum, Scott's Bay Road; Hildred Mills, Halifax; Olive (Edward) Barrett, Bay Roberts, N.L., and many close friends. She was predeceased by her first husband, Boyd Corkum; daughter, Julia; an infant son; brothers, Bernard, Ben, Eric, Edwin and Ralph Ploughman; sister, Doris Warren; brothers-in-law, Clayton, Harry and Richard Corkum, Charles Mills, Raymond Tipple; sisters-in-law, Leona MacInnis, Theresa Corkum, Muriel Corkum, Caroline Tipple. Visitation for Mrs. Tipple will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 5 Leverett Ave., Kentville (902-678-2151), from where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 22, with Mr. Gordon Hazelwood and Mr. Eric Lockhart officiating. Burial will take place in Scott's Bay Cemetery, Scott's Bay. Flowers gratefully accepted. Donations in Edna's memory may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Canada or to a charity of one's choice. Private condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to: lindsayfunerals@ns.aliantzinc.ca


YOUNG, Albert
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, May 30, 2007
YOUNG, Albert
- 68, Dartmouth, passed away May 28, 2007, with his loving wife, Anna Young, by his side. Albert and Anna shared 41 years of devoted friendship and love. Albert was born in Spruce Brook, N.L. He was the loving dad of Albert Jr., Simon, Timmy and Neil; daughter-in-law, Tracey, and dear friend, Julie Alexander. He had four beautiful grandchildren, Marshall, Breanne, Stephen, and Emma. There will be a small gathering for the immediate family only. But we thank all his friends for their loving and kind thoughts. Donations can be given to the Palliative Care Unit 7A, VG Site, QEII, in Albert's memory. Condolences at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com

 

 

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