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BARRETT, Mabel Julia
BENNETT, Donald Joseph
He was an employee of Trenton Works, and had worked on a fish farm, did woodworking and general maintenance. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Lou Caldwell; daughter, Lilla, Three Brooks; son, Jarrad (Leslie), St. John's, N.L.; grandchildren, Brandon and Machela; sisters, Joan (Gerard) White, Fort Saskatchewan; Sylvia Wellon, Dartmouth; Phyllis (Leo) Haché, Truro; Bonnie (Hann) Klein, Coldbrook; Geraldine Delaney, Halifax; Debbie (Scott) White, Dartmouth; brothers, Wayne (Theresa) Bennett, Mount Thom; Joseph Bennett, Perry (Rose) Bennett, both of Dartmouth; brother-in-law, Ernie Wall, Corner Brook, N.L. He was predeceased by sister, Claudine Wall. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in R.H. Porter Funeral Home, Trenton, from where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday with Mr. Fergie MacKay officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery. No flowers by request, due to family allergies. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.
BOSTON (Messervey), Ada Gladys "Toots"
CAUL, Philip Francis
Philip spent the majority of his life in Stephenville, N.L., and had been the owner and operator of Caul Agency, distributors of Molson and Pepsi products. He was a 4th degree member of Knights of Columbus and was involved with the Lions Club of Stephenville, N.L., as a life member. He enjoyed sports of all kinds, including darts, curling, bowling and baseball.
He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 58 years, the former Rosella
Pomeroy; daughters, Jane (Lionel) Churchill, Labrador City; Maureen (Paul)
Abbott, Port au Port, N.L.; Charlotte (Paul) Benjamin and Sharon (Marlon)
Hatt, both of New Minas; sons, Philip Caul Jr., Stephenville; Michael (Angela)
Caul, New Minas; precious grandchildren, Kelly, Janine, Damien, Tara, Justin,
and T.J.; stepgrandchildren, Melissa, Chyenne, and Ashley; adored great-granddaughter,
Madison; step great-grandson, Jonathan; sister, Nellie; sisters-in-law,
Nellie Caul and Elizabeth Byrne; brother-in-law, James (Mary) Pomeroy; a large
circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by brother, Pius,
on September 21, 2006. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today with prayers
to be held at 8 p.m. in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. The funeral service
will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 10, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic
Church, Kentville, Father Craig Christenson officiating. Interment will take
place in Holy Cross Cemetery, Kentville. Family flowers only, by request. Donations
in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements
have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. On-line inquiries
may be directed to: www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com
CHINN, Mary Ann "Annie"
She is survived by daughters, Elva Heyge, Canning; and Sheila Nickerson (Al Stiles), Moncton, N.B.; granddaughters, Chantille (Jamie) Allen and Tara (Stan) Smith; great-granddaughters, Samantha and Alicia Allen. She is survived as well by sisters, Mercedes Corkum, New Minas, and Myrtle (Russell) Connolly, Dartmouth; brothers, Augustus, Stephenville, N.L., and Raymond, Stephenville Crossing, N.L. She was predeceased by her husband, Clayton; son, Leonard; brothers, Stanley and Howard. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today in White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, Gordon Hazelwood officiating. Burial will take place in the family plot in Scotts Bay Cemetery, Kings County. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Annapolis Valley Victorian Order of Nurses or the charity of your choice. Theresa will be sadly missed by her extended family and friends. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. On-line inquiries may be directed to: www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com
CROCKER, Melvin Ralph, MWO
Melvin retired in 1996 after 34 years of devoted service in the Canadian Armed Forces as a Master Warrant Officer. He was a member of Kingston Branch No. 98 Royal Canadian Legion. Melvin was an avid fisherman and enjoyed playing crib.
He is survived by his wife, the former Mira Mitchell; sons, Lloyd (Lorel), Kirkland Lake, Ont.; Melvin Jr. (Trish), Calgary, Alta.; daughter, Kelly (Steve) Drover, Ottawa, Ont.; brother, Bud (Pat) Crocker, Deep Brook; twin sister, Marion (Peter) Bailey, Kingston; sisters, Ida (Milton) Noel, Woody Point, N.L.; Kitty (Bill) Dobbin, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Emma, Rebecca, Rachel, Sydney, Bradley, Kelsey, Gregory Crocker, Braedon, Jacob, Noel Drover, and many nieces, nephews and special friends. He was predeceased by sister, Lillian; brothers, Max and Ben. Cremation has taken place.
A Legion Tribute service conducted by Kingston Branch No. 98 Royal Canadian Legion will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, in Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448. Interment will be in Church of the Epiphany Anglican Cemetery, Corner Brook, N.L., at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Cancer Society or Poppy Fund, Kingston Branch No. 98 Royal Canadian Legion. On-line condolences may be made through: www.middletonfuneralhome.com
FARR, George G.
George is survived by his beloved wife, Jessie; son, Robert, wife Kelly with their two sons Jacob and Adam Farr; his daughter, Krista Farr, son in-law Mike Forsythe with their two daughters Courtney and Victoria Farr; his brother, Gordon, and his sisters, May, Betty, Shirley, Marie, Christine and Heather. He is further survived by nieces, nephews other family and many friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, John, Tom and Roland, and sister, Sandra. Funeral services will be held at the Rock Church, 222 Sackville Dr. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 29, from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 30, starting at 1 p.m. and will be followed by a reception in the church gym. The family would like to extend our warmest thanks to the Victorian Order of Nurses and palliative care staff for their help and compassion in making the precious time we had left with George more comforting. Donations can be made to a charity of one's choice on George's behalf.
FITZPATRICK, Maurice Joseph
Flora is survived by her husband of 62 years, Leslie Grandy; son, Glenn (Shirley); daughter, Donna (Clayton) Kearley; grandchildren, Jason (Kira), Justin (Pam), Scott (Heather), Jacqueline (Glen) Boorman; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Hilary Boorman; brother, Newman, Newfoundland; sister, Ada, Timberlea. She will be missed by pets, Bear, Max and Ginger. She will be forever loved and missed by all her friends and family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Memorial service 2:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel, Rev. George Westhaver officiating. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or St. Georges Anglican Church.
GRANDY, Sophia "Sophie"
Thanks are extended to granddaughter Rebecca who stayed the course throughout, also special thanks to Kathy, Joan and many family and friends who comforted her in the hospital. Thanks to the staff of QEII Health Sciences Centre, who worked diligently to a peaceful end. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
HAGGETT, Major Alton Winfield
Alton will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 55 years, Joan (Seward); sons, Wayne (Kathy), Halifax; David (Gina), Aurora, Ont.; and Keith (Carrie), Halifax; grandchildren, Matthew, Mark, Sarah, Jonathon, Joanne, Lisa, Brian, Amanda, and Dylan. Alton was the last surviving member of his family. He was predeceased by his brother, Austin, and sisters Dorothy, Olive, Iris and Muriel. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. The funeral service will 2 p.m. Saturday, May 26, in Fairview Citadel, 50 Gesner St., Halifax, Major Orville Cole officiating. Burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alton's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia or St. Vincent's Nursing Home. The family would like to thank the nursing staff on the 2nd and 5th floors of St. Vincent's Nursing Home. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
HANN, Reginald Gordon Sr.
HATCH, Frances M.
Mom has gone to be reunited with her best friend and husband
of over 60 years, Tom. She was a member of the ACW, Emmanuel Anglican Church,
Spryfield. Mom was a devoted wife and mother, and will be greatly missed
by her children, daughter, Myrtle Richard (Dennis), and sons, Ron (Darlene)
and Brian (Heather). She had a keen memory and the grandchildren loved to hear
her stories from the past, which she gave in great detail. Her grandchildren,
who were such a big part of her life, are Michele, Randy, Roddy, Angie, Jennifer,
Tina, Duane, Jason, and Evan. She also is survived by seven great-grandchildren
and one great great-grandchild. Surviving also are her sisters, Loena Lawrence
and Olive Poole, both of Bedford, and brother, Charles Grandy, Garnish, N.L.
She was predeceased by her husband, Tom; brother, Willis, and sisters, Esther
Newport, Laura Grandy and Jennie Dobbin. Cremation has taken place under
the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd.,
Spryfield (477-5601), where visitation will be held on Friday from 6-9 p.m.
A memorial service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, May
19, at 10 a.m. Interment will take place in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Family
flowers only by request, however remembrances to Heart and Stroke Foundation
of Nova Scotia would be greatly appreciated by the family. On-line condolences
may be e-mailed to the family at: email@example.com
KNOTT, Michael Paul
Left to mourn his passing are his mother, Kathleen; wife, Margaret (Warren); daughter, Jennifer, East Dover; son, Andrew, Grande Prairie, Alta.; sister, Kathy (Norman) Strickland, Hatchet Lake; brothers, Tom (Doris), Grande Prairie, Alta.; Reg (Carol-ann), Dartmouth; nieces and nephews; family, friends, and neighbours. His father, Eric, predeceased him in 1981. A memorial service was held in St. Timothy's Anglican Church, Hatchet Late, on Thursday, May 10, with Rev. Lisa Vaughn officiating, and the funeral service was held in St. James' The Great Anglican Church in Channel, N.L. on Saturday, May 12, with Rev. Canon Dr. Hugh Fudge officiating. Paul was laid to rest in St. James' Cemetery in Barachois Hill, N.L., beside his father.
The family of Michael Paul Knott wishes to send a great big thank you to all of our family, friends and neighbours. We thank you for your love, your prayers, your calls, for the gifts of flowers, for all who helped to prepare the food for the receptions, for the cards and for the gifts in memory of Paul. We also thank Rev. Lisa Vaughn and Rev. Hugh Fudge, the organists, the choirs, and all who helped in any way to make the loss of Paul more bearable. We believe that because of your kindness our healing has already begun. Again, we thank you all and send back to you our love and blessings. On-line condolences may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
MORGAN, Gertrude Patricia
MUNRO (Parsons), Lorraine
Lorraine was born in Freshwater, N.L., on May 26, 1940. Her family later moved to St. John's where she attended Curtis Academy and MacPherson Academy. In 1962, Lorraine graduated from Memorial University with a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Education. Her teaching career began in 1958 on a part-time basis and concluded in 1992 when she retired from Virginia Park Elementary School in St. John's. She was an inspiring teacher who cultivated a love of learning in her pupils.
While they were in high school, Lorraine and John Munro started dating. They were married in June of 1963 in St. James United Church in St. John's. Lorraine was a devoted and loving wife and mother to John and her three children, and took an enthusiastic interest in her four grandchildren.
After retiring Lorraine took a Yoga Teacher Training Course and at the time of her passing was teaching yoga classes for seniors in Halifax. Lorraine will live on in the hearts and minds of her family and her many dear friends.
She leaves to mourn with fond, loving memories husband, John Munro; daughter, Katherine (John Gorman) Munro; sons, Ken (Harpreet Aulakh) Munro and Mike (Maxine) Munro, and grandchildren, Alex Munro Choiniere, Sara Gorman, Jordan Munro and Lauren Munro. Also surviving are her mother, Anne Parsons; sisters, Margaret Parsons and Jean Perry, and brother, Roy Parsons. Cremation has taken place in Halifax. A memorial service will take place at the Halifax Shambhala Centre (1084 Tower Rd., Halifax, 902-420-1118), on Saturday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m. Memorial donations can be made to the charity of your choice.
ORGAN, Elizabeth Frances "France"
France is survived by her daughter, Frances Walsh, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Joy (Rick) Ruddock, Dartmouth; Kevin (Barbara) Walsh, Surrey, B.C.; Glenn (Dawn) Walsh, Dartmouth; great-grandchildren, Ryan, John, Laura, Joshua, Emily; sisters, Rita Vanier, Florrie Quinn, Shirley Hatch-Bussard; brothers, Randall (Violet) Keeping, Merrill (Joyce) Keeping, Gordon (Jeanne) Keeping, all of Halifax; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Clayton; son-in-law, Jack Walsh; sisters, Annie, Ruby; brothers, Norman, Lewis; Chester in infancy. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Graveside funeral service and interment will be held 10 a.m. Thursday in Mount Herman Cemetery, Dartmouth, Rev. David Turner officiating. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. In lieu of flowers, donations in France's memory to Oakwood Terrace, 10 Mount Hope Ave., Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4K1, are welcomed. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
PICCOTT, Lucy Hannah
RYAN, Margaret Louise
Margaret moved to Halifax as a young woman and spent many of her later years in Lower Sackville. She was affectionately known as "Little Nan" and "Nanny Ryan" by many friends of her grandchildren and members of her extended family. She enjoyed gardening, entertaining, and many a dance at the Newfoundland Club with her good friends Wayne and Georgina Spencer.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Lower Sackville. A celebration of Margaret's life will take place in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Friday, June 8, Father Randy Doucette officiating. Interment and reception to follow. Donations in Margaret's memory to Windsor Elms Senior Citizens Home Ministerial Fund would be appreciated.
The family expresses their appreciation and
sincere thanks to all of the staff at Windsor Elms "the house of love" for
all the care and support they provided to Margaret and her family during
her stay. Your kindness will not be forgotten. www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
SAULNIER (Pendergast), Agnes
SAVORY, Arthur J. "Art"
He is survived by daughters, Rose Marie (David) Pentz, Susan (Garry) Collins, Middle Sackville; grandchildren, Trevor and Jacqui Savory, Karla Pentz; great-grandchildren, Messier Pentz, Rylee Trimm; brother, Angus (Marie) Savory, Lunenburg; sister, Susie (Jim) Morris, Lunenburg; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth (Ben) Savory-Benoit. He was predeceased by wife, Vera (Harding) Savory; son, Arthur Savory, and grandson, Gregory Pentz. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held Sunday, May 13, from 2-4 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., where the memorial service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery with a reception to be held in the funeral home. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
STRONG, Robert Fraser "Bob"
Born in St. John's Newfoundland, he is also survived by his parents Watson Strong and Rose (Clouter) Strong and his grandmother, Juanita Clouter, Clarenville N.L. He is also survived by sisters, Karla Gates (nieces Niki and Krissy), Dartmouth; Debbie (John) Chaisson (nephew Luke), Dartmouth; Cheryl (Woop) Misener, (niece Carli and nephew Jake), Dartmouth; Jackie (Geoff) White (niece Alanah and nephew Michael). He is also survived by god son, Nicholas Boucher, Edmonton. He was predeceased by paternal grandfather Basal (Poppy) Strong and paternal grandmother, Helen Strong of Clarenville, Newfoundland.
Bob went to Dartmouth High School and later studied at DeVry Technical Institute in Toronto, and graduated in 1982. He served in the Air Force branch of the Canadian Armed Forces as lieutenant and training officer in Lingan, Sydney, Nova Scotia, where he started his married life.
Bob took the "road less traveled" and became an entrepreneur founding "Greenfiled Contracting". Using the tools he loved to build business, he enjoyed many successes as he would present a family their "dream home" with their turn key. His creative and constructing talents can be witnessed by viewing any of the homes he designed, built or crafted. He was the land developer of Greenfield Hills. He was a member of the Home Builders Association of Nova Scotia. Bob received special recognition for his talents in renovation of century-old homes. He had a great appreciation for architecture both contemporary and past. Bob's ability was recognized nationally by East Coast Magazine and in his daily interactions with those around him. He had great passion for the work he did.
He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed skiing, cycling, and gardening. He also enjoyed reading and touring in his little car with his wife. He was a "lover of the land", especially the Greenfield landscapes and the ocean. Traveling was also a passion of Bob's, with his life partner Nancy. They enjoyed not only the views, but the people they met along the way.
Bob Strong was a man who loved and cared for animals, especially his long time friend, Lucy (his German Shepherd) and his cat Max. He had high energy for his work and life. He also had the unique ability to do things with ease, bring out the best of those around him, and always remained positive in life. He was dearly loved by his families and friends from every walk of life. He was known for his generous heart and willingness to help others during their time of need. There will be a celebration of Bob's life in First United Church on Prince Street, Truro, on Wednesday, May 23 at 2 p.m. In honor of Bob, and who he was, we ask that you do an "act of kindness", for another person.
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