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Halifax Herald
September 2007

 

BAILEY, Marion Grace "Monnie"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 27, 2007
BAILEY, Marion Grace "Monnie"
- 63, Wilmot, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on September 25, 2007. Born in Corner Brook, N.L, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd George and Grace Mae (Hollett) Crocker of Newfoundland. Marion possessed the sweetest of smiles, the kindest of souls and always a great sense of humour. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her. Marion is survived by her husband, Peter M. Bailey, formerly of Newhaven, Sussex, England, with whom she shared almost 45 years of marriage; sons, Kevin A. Bailey (John Paul Heraud), Paris, France and George M. Bailey, Calgary, Alta.; brother, Bud (Patti) Crocker, Deep Brook; sisters, Ida (Milton) Noel, Woody Point, N.L.; Kitty (Bill) Dobbin, Dartmouth; and several loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Lillian and brothers, Max, Melvin and Ben. A Legion Tribute will be held 11 a.m. Friday, September 28, in Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448, conducted by Branch No. 98 Royal Canadian Legion, Kingston, followed by a reception in Branch No. 98 Royal Canadian Legion, all are welcome. By request, family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to: pmbailey@eastlink.ca


BIRD, Cyril Edwin
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 7, 2007
BIRD, Cyril Edwin
- 85, Neil's Harbour, died September 5, 2007. Born in Rose Blanche, N.L., he was a son of the late Thomas and Jessie (Ingraham) Bird. Surviving are daughters, Jessie Donovan (Brian), Yvonne (Ross) Donovan; sisters, Doris Strickland, Josie Warren; brothers, Louis, Clayton; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; dear friends, Darleen and Freeman Dunford. He was predeceased by loving wife, Alice Catherine Bird; son, Alvin; brothers, Frank, Cecil, Raymond, Jim and Tom. No visitation. Funeral Saturday at 3 p.m. in St. Andrew's Anglican Church. fillmoreandwhitman@ns.sympatico.ca


CLUETT, Mary Selena "Minnie"
The Chronocle Herald, Halifax, September 29, 2007
CLUETT, Mary Selena "Minnie"
- 97, Garnish, N.L., passed away peacefully on September 26, 2007, in Burin Peninsula Health Centre, Burin, N.L. Born in Frenchman's Cove, she was a daughter of the late George and Sarah (Grandy) Bond. She is survived by daughters, Marion Parsons, St. John's, N.L.; Hazel (Eric) Harding, Eastern Passage; Effie (Jack) Matchem, Halifax; Doris (Jim) Day, and Rita (Roy) Hardiman, both of Garnish, N.L.; Eileen (Harold) Matthews, Burin, N.L.; Linda (Pat) Buldger, St. John's, N.L.; sons, Walter (Rose), Grand Prairie, Tex.; Morley (Verna), Country Harbour; 22 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, three great great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene; daughter, Gwen; grandson, Darrell Harding; sisters, Annie, Millie, Hilda, and brother, Frank. Remains are resting in Garnish United Church where the funeral will take place today at 2 p.m. Donations may be made to Garnish United Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Rita Hardiman, P.O. Box 18, Garnish, NL A0E 1T0.
She will be sadly missed by her family and friends - God has you in his keeping, we have you in our hearts.


COOPER, Marjorie Frances "Marge"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 17, 2007
COOPER, Marjorie Frances "Marge"
- 70, Sackville, passed away September 15, 2007, in Parkstone Enhanced Care. Born in St. John's, N.L., she was a daughter of Ruth (Hussey) and the late Clarence Vincent. She was employed with Canadian Tire for many years in both Bedford and Sackville. Marge enjoyed spending time with her "Bingo Buddies" on Tuesday and Sunday evenings. She loved the outdoors, especially going for walks with her family.

Surviving are children, Ginny (Ron) Hodder, Chris (Faye), Mike (Lynne), Brian (Dale), Vicki (Chris) Smith; brothers, Clarence (Eileen), Fred (Chris), Cal (Anita), Bob (Bernadette), Fraser (Eleanor), and Roger (Anna); sisters, Ros Murphy, Gail King, and Lynn (Grant) Shano; grandchildren, Becky (Brad) Wells, Billy Hodder, Ryan Cooper, Alanna Cooper, Stephanie Cooper, Jacob Smith, Victoria Smith. She will be sadly missed by her extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, Bill; sister, Betty. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Francis By the Lakes Anglican Church, Rev. Mark Kingsbury officiating with private burial to follow in Fernwood Cemetery, Middle Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Marge may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


DODGE, Randall Thomas
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 13, 2007
DODGE, Randall Thomas
- 86, High Crest Sherbrooke Home for Special Care, formerly of Port Bickerton, Guysborough Co., died Wednesday, September 12, 2007, in the home. Born in English Harbour East, N.L., he was a son of the late William Albert and Alice Rachael (Thornhill) Dodge. Tom, or "Captain Tom" as he was affectionately known, was a lifelong fisherman, fishing the waters of Port Bickerton until the age of 55. Because of his love for the sea, he was then employed on the Stormont Ferry until his retirement in 1985. Tom was a member of Queen's Masonic Lodge No. 34 since July of 1953. He took great pleasure in the outdoors, especially rabbit snaring and trout fishing.

He is survived by his wife, the former Dulcie Thornhill; children, Louise Sherry, Smith's Falls, Ont.; Kevin Dodge, Sherbrooke; Donna (Jim) Holloway, Belleville, Ont.; Donald (Ardeth) Dodge, Port Bickerton; Perry (Nancy) Dodge, Pinevale, Antigonish Co.; Velvet (Narimon) Matinnia, Bolton, Ont.; David Dodge, Port Bickerton; brother, Philip George (Lillian) Dodge, Halifax; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Randall Carey Dodge in November 1963. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be Friday from 7-9 p.m. in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Port Bickerton, where memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Sandy Murray officiating. Burial at a later date. Family flowers only by request please. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke, or St. Paul's Anglican Church, Port Bickerton. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, Country Harbour. On-line condolences may be made at: www.gwgiffin.com


GILLAM, Maxwell William Sr.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 18, 2007
GILLAM, Maxwell William Sr.
- Age 74, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2007, in Health Science Centre, St. John's, N.L. Born in Jeffrey's, N.L., he was a son of Dorothy and the late Thomas Gillam. He was predeceased by wife, Byrnus (Bell). Max was an active member of many organizations for the deaf such as Eastern Canadian Association of the Deaf, Halifax Association of the Deaf, Deafness Advocacy Association of Nova Scotia, Ecumenical Ministry of the Deaf, and a lay reader at Christ Church in Dartmouth. He was also a member of the Anglican Church in Bear River. He made his living by being a Barber for 35 years in Bear River. He is survived by his son, Peter (Kelly), and daughter, Trudy (David); also grandchildren, Courtney, Tyler, and Abby; two brothers; two sisters; many nieces, nephews and cousins. A memorial service has been held in Jeffrey's, N.L. There is a memorial service being held today at 1 p.m. in Northwood Manor, Halifax. There will also be a memorial service held at a later date in Mount Hope Cemetery in Bear River for family and close friends. Donations may be made to the Halifax Association of the Deaf.


GRANDY, Heber
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 29, 2007
GRANDY, Heber
- 92, Stephenville, N.L., and formerly of Tatamagouche, passed away September 26, 2007, in Black Duck Siding, N.L. Born in Garnish, N.L., he was the son of the late Frank and Nina (Poole) Grandy. He started working as a boy on the schooners fishing off the Grand Banks. Eventually he got a job working at the United States Naval Base at Argentia, N.L., before joining the Merchant Marines for two years to escort supply ships during the Second World War. In 1953 he moved to Nova Scotia to work as a carpenter at the ship building yards in Mahone Bay, building speed boats and then scallop draggers and retired in 1979 from D. and E. Industries in Lunenburg.

Surviving are daughters, Betty Webb, Sault St. Marie, Ont.; Linda (Angus) Meisner, Lindsay, Ont.; son, David (Elaine), Tatamagouche; stepdaughter, Rose (Harold) Young, Black Duck Siding, N.L.; Marge Langille (Cecil Heisler), Bridgewater; Jeanette (Brian) Simon, Black Duck Siding, N.L.; stepsons, James "Junior" (Dorothy) Wheeler, Maitland; Teddy (Linda) Wheeler, Maitland; Chess (Ruby) Burt, Corner Brook, N.L.: Leonard (Beulah) Burt, Corner Brook, N.L.; grandchildren, Philip, Chad, Nadine, Carey, David and Robbie; numerous stepgrandchildren, nieces and nephews; sisters, Evangeline House and Annie Clarke, both of St. John's, N.L.; daughters-in-law, Doreen Wheeler and Lorraine Wheeler. He was predeceased by his wives, Bessy (Evans) and Catherine (Hinks); stepdaughters, Donna, Catherine, Melissa, Donna Burt-Sweetapple; stepsons, Hughie, Lewis, Harry, Gerard, Tony and George; sisters, Mary, Susan; brothers, Stephen and Frank. Visitation will be held today 7-9 p.m. and funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday, September 30, Rev. Waldo Grandy officiating, both in Coulter's Funeral Home (657-3288), 48 Riverside Dr., Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 64, Tatamagouche will conduct a tribute service in the funeral home today at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Lockerby Memorial Cemetery, Tatamagouche. Memorial donations can be made to North Shore Health Services Foundation. On-line condolences can be sent to: coulterfunerlhome@ns.aliantzinc.ca


KEAN, Audrey Cavell
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 24, 2007
KEAN, Audrey Cavell - North Sydney
. It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Audrey Kean, 87, on Sunday, September 23, 2007, in Northside General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Wesleyville, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Maude (Windsor) Hill.

Audrey was a homemaker and a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney. She was very active in the church and taught Sunday school for a number of years, and belonged to various church groups. In her younger years, Audrey did volunteer work for numerous charities, was an avid baker and loved playing cards, especially with her bridge club.

Audrey is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Captain Jack; daughters, Joan (Les Howie), Halifax; Ruby (Boyd Parsons), North Sydney; son, John, Halifax. She is also survived by sisters, Stella Barbour and Beatrice Legrow, St. John's, N.L., and brother, Pete Hill, Lewisporte, N.L. In addition, she was a proud grandmother to Andrew and Adrian Howie, Halifax, and Kathryn Kean (mother Moira Cameron), Sherbrooke. She was predeceased by sisters, Pearl in infancy, Zena, and brother, Tom. The family is grateful for the caring support of Dr. Paul Hickey, the loving dedicated staff at Taigh Solas, as well as the compassionate spirit of the fourth floor nursing staff at Northside General Hospital. Also sincere thanks to two special ladies, Tina Williams and Cathy Walker. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in St. Matthew Wesley United Church with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: info@wjdooley.com


KEEPING, William John "Bill"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 5, 2007
KEEPING, William John "Bill"
- 61, Black River Lake, Annapolis Valley, passed away on September 2, 2007, in Valley Regional Hospital. Born in St. John's, N.L., he was a son of the late William Thomas and Mabel Keeping. Bill worked with his father in the insurance business until his retirement in 1995. He is survived and fondly remembered by wife, Daphne; sons, Randy (Theresa), Scott (Beth), Gregory; special grandchildren, Kyle, Noel, and Maggie; sister, Doreen (Wayne) Wells; brother, Derek (Sally) Keeping. Cremation has taken place under the care of Serenity Cremation and Funeral Services. A memorial service will be held for family and friends at a later date. Donations may be made in Bill's memory to Valley Regional Hospital Foundation, 150 Exhibition St., Kentville. The family would like to express their thanks to the nurses and doctors at Valley Regional Hospital, the VON, Ambulatory Chemotherapy staff, especially Tanya for her guidance. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Serenity Funeral Home & Crematorium, P.O. Box 239, Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0. Cards of sympathy may be sent to his address or on-line at: www.serenityfuneral.com


KELLY (House), Catherine Sarah
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 30, 2007
KELLY (House), Catherine Sarah
- The death of Catherine Sarah (House) Kelly occurred September 20, 2007, in Sussex Health Centre at the age of 83. Born May 11, 1924, in Sydney, Cape Breton, she was the daughter of the late James House (Trinity, N.L.) and Pearl (MacLellan) House (Sydney). She is survived by her daughter, Bernice Sibley, Cole Harbour; sons, Jim and Dianna, Sussex, N.B.; Hal, Millbrook; Burt and Linda, both of Fredericton, N.B.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Kelly, Roachville; son-in-law, Robert Sibley, Cole Harbour, and half-sister, Isabel (Harris) Kelly, Wheaton Settlement. Catherine was predeceased by an infant child.

After living her preschool years in Sydney, Catherine ("Kay", "Cathy") moved to Halifax where she lived and attended school. During her years in Halifax she loved to attend Saturday afternoon matinees and enjoyed the sounds of the "Big Bands". She attended Theatre and Dance School in the city for some time. For a few years, she was employed at Dalhousie University. She made friends easily and remained in contact with many of them throughout her life. She moved to New Brunswick in 1943 as the wife of Arlington Kelly, whom she had met in Halifax during the Second World War. She lived briefly in Sussex and in Carsonville until her husband completed military service. The couple purchased a farm in Pearsonville, N.B., where the family was raised. She later lived and worked in the health care field in Saint John at the East Saint John Hospital and later in Halifax. She later returned to Sussex where she spent the rest of her life, frequently visiting friends and places of her earlier years. During this period she spent some time caring for small children, a task she loved.

Catherine was very fond of reading, writing long letters, dancing, singing, taking pictures, cooking, watching the old movies and meeting new people. She greatly loved her children and was always happiest when she was around kids.

The family received visitors in Sussex Select Community Funeral Home, 21 Aiton Rd., Sussex, N.B. (506-433-2133). The funeral service was held on Monday, September 24, at 11 a.m. in St. Paul's United Church, Sussex, with Jeanette Cosman SAM officiating. The eulogy was given by Freda Kelly. Scriptures were read by grandson, Randy Sears, and Jeanette Cosman. Granddaughter, Terra Lee Kelly, played "Everybody's Been Some Mother's Darling" on the piano. Karen Gallagher was the organist and the St. Paul's Choir led the congregation in the singing of "Amazing Grace" and "The Lord's My Shepherd." Interment was held in Keirstead Mountain Cemetery. The honorary pallbearers were Jodi Sibley, Gwenda Sibley, Shannon Kelly, Geoff Kelly, Randy Sears, Albert Hatfield, Mac Kelly, Derrick Kelly, Colby Kelly, Earl Kelly, Doug Kelly, Leigh Kelly, John Mason, Connie Hayes and Bertha Chown. A reception followed in the church hall.


LaPIERRE, Helen Margaret
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 15, 2007
LaPIERRE, Helen Margaret
- 84, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 12, 2007, in The Birches, Musquodoboit Harbour. She was a former long-time resident of Murray Hill Drive, Dartmouth. Born in Carbonear, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Bridget (McCarthy) Sweeney. She is survived by children, Gerard (Judy), Head Chezzetcook; David (Helen), Langley, B.C.; Joan (David O'Toole), Dartmouth; Maria (Francis) Thimot, Dartmouth; Shauna (Stephen Parkin), Bridgewater; Kevin (Hilda), Dartmouth; grandchildren, Carrie and Vanessa LaPierre, David (Trisha) and Sean Thimot, Ryan and Geoffrey O'Toole, Nathan LaPierre, Thomas and Paul LaPierre; great-grandchild, Nicholas LaPierre, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 57 years, Anthony "Tony" LaPierre; son, Paul; sister, Madeline, and brother, Patrick. Helen was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was an active member of the Catholic Women's League, Immaculate Conception Church, Woodside, and the St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Peter's Parish, Dartmouth. Special thanks to Dr. Merritt and to the nurses and staff of The Birches for the high level of care provided to Helen during her time there. Visitation will be in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, on Monday, September 17, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place in St. Peter's Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth, on Tuesday, September 18, at 12 noon. Burial will take place in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, Dartmouth. Family flowers only. Donations in Helen's memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society or to The Birches Foundation. On-line condolences may be sent by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


LAWRENCE (Mont), Mary Elizabeth
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 6, 2007
LAWRENCE (Mont), Mary Elizabeth
- 105, Oceanview Manor, Eastern Passage, passed away August 24, 2007, in Dartmouth General Hospital. She is survived by her son, Bill (Dorothy) Mont, and grandchildren, Janice Mont, Shane Mont and Christine Rock, all of Eastern Passage. Mary was born in Grand Bank, N.L. She was a hard-working lady in her time, who had a great love for animals, dancing and Elvis Presley. Cremation has taken place. Her memorial service will be held today at 1:30 p.m. in Ocean View Manor. Private interment at a later date in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Bide-A-While Animal Shelter.


POOLE, Robert C.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 5, 2007
POOLE, Robert C.
- 82, Halifax, passed away September 2, 2007, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Port aux Basques, N.L., he was a son of the late Florence (Pike) and Jacob Poole. Bob was a marine engineer in the Merchant Navy and served during the Second World War. He was a dedicated member of the Fairview Legion and was a proud recipient of the Palm Leaf to the Meritorious Service Medal, the highest award given for outstanding service to the Royal Canadian Legion. Bob was an avid fisherman and dart player.

He is survived by daughter, Dianne (William) Lonar, Coldbrook; sister, Bertha Logan, Dartmouth; granddaughter, Kelly; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Marley, and adopted family, Glenda, Roy, Ryan and Dylan Pennell, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Reg, Gordon, Bill; sisters, Irene and Dulice. We will miss your beautiful laugh. Visitation will take place 2-4, 7-9 p.m. with a Royal Canadian Legion service at 7 p.m. Thursday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, September 7, in Atlantic Funeral Home Chapel. Reception following the service. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fairview Legion Poppy Fund. On-line condolences may be made at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


ROACHE, Sylvia Evelyn
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 25, 2007
ROACHE, Sylvia Evelyn
- 76, Kentville. It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, Sylvia, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, on Sunday, September 23, 2007. Born in Kingwell, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Bertha (Stacey) Slade. Of her many accomplishments in life, Sylvia was most proud of her children and grandchildren. We will miss her strength, support and sense of humour; but most of all, her love, which was beyond what any words can express. She will be also greatly missed by her best friends, Holly Matthews, Ann (Niecey) Clarke and Eddie McNeil. She is survived by daughter, Fay (James) MacNeil, Halifax; sons, Michael (Debra) Roache, Kentville; John (Millie) Roache, Halifax; grandchildren, Christopher and Nicole; sisters, Laura Milley, Marcie Baker and Linda Rodway, all of Newfoundland; Ina McNally, Arizona; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Harvey; daughter, Darlene Leslie. Cremation has taken place under the direction of White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, and at Sylvia's request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private family burial will take place in Lockeport Cemetery. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the nurses and staff of the Valley Regional Hospital - Medical Unit for their exceptional and loving care of Mom and our family during this difficult time. A special thank you to Dr. Filipowicz for his years of caring for Mom and to Dr. Blanchard and Nursing Supervisor, Lynn Fudge for their kindness and support. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, 100 Cornwallis St., Kentville, NS B4N 2E4. On-line inquiries may be directed to: www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com


ROGERS, Bertha
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 28, 2007
ROGERS, Bertha
- 98, Halifax, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2007, in Northwood Centre. Born in Lamaline, N.L., she was a daughter of the late John and Deborah (Pike) Crews. Bertha is survived by her daughter, Mildred (Gordon) Lewis, Halifax; grandson, Roger (Katherine) Lewis, Halifax; granddaughter-in-law, Wilhelmina Lewis, Sackville; great-grandchildren, David, Natasha, Nicole, and Corey. She was predeceased by her husband, Luke; grandson, Bill; brothers, Alex, Bill and George, and sister, Lucy. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today and the funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, September 29, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Captain James and Michelle Mercer officiating. Burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army Spryfield Corps. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


SAUNDERS, Randell James "Randy"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 12, 2007
SAUNDERS, Randell James "Randy"
- 75, Halifax, passed away peacefully in Halifax Infirmary, QEII, on Tuesday, September 11, 2007. Born in Harbour Mille, N.L., he was a son of the late Clarence and Hanna (Barnes) Saunders. Randy worked for Eaton's for 35 years. He was avidly involved in Emmanuel Church, the Masonic Order and the Shriners; spending countless hours volunteering. Randy enjoyed fishing and hunting. His greatest passion in life was his two grandsons. He is survived by his wife, Ethel (Banfield); daughters, Debbie Jones (Bryan), Hillsvale; Ethel Saunders, Halifax; son, Tom (Kathy), Halifax; grandchildren, Thomas Randall and Blaize Leo Randall; sister, Millie Blagdon, Gambo, N.L.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, George. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Thursday, September 13, with a Masonic service at 7 p.m., and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, September 14, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, September 15, in Emmanuel Church, Spryfield. Interment will follow in Emmanuel Church Cemetery. Donations in memory of Randy may be made to the Parkinson Society Canada, Maritime Region, or to the Shiners Sick Children's Hospital. E-mail condolences to: condolences.snow@ns.aliantzinc.ca


VERGE, Effie Florence
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 5, 2007
VERGE, Effie Florence
- 87, Watt Section, passed away Monday, September 3, 2007, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour. Born in Norris Point, N.L, December 20, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Theophilus and Annie (Knott) Northcott. Effie was past president of the Ladies Auxiliary, Sheet Harbour Legion Branch No. 58, also past matron of Maple Leaf Chapter 23 Order of the Eastern Star and was a very devoted member. Effie was employed as a cook at the Grace Maternity Hospital and at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour, for a number of years. She enjoyed knitting, bowling, dancing, cribbage and camping.

She is survived by her sons, Gary (Linda), Watt Section; Terry (Jeanette), Middle Sackville; Howard (Marjorie), Spryfield; Barry (Barb), Watt Section; sisters, Emma Simpson, Toronto; Gladys (John) Miller, Corner Brook, N.L.; brothers, Thomas (Donna), Lower Sackville; Donald (Muriel), Cornwall, P.E.I.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Maurice; daughter-in-law, Sandra; grandson, Randall; brother, Obediah; special friend and companion, Reg Malay. Family visitation today from 7-9 p.m. and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 7:30 p.m., Eastern Star Service 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, September 5, all in D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, September 6, in St. Andrews Anglican Church, Watt Section. Burial in the church cemetery, Rev. Kay Knott officiating, with reception following in Brookside Hall. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Eastern Shore Palliative Care or Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour. On-line condolences may be sent to: crowells.fh@ns.sympatico.ca


WARDROPE, Annie
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 27, 2007
WARDROPE, Annie
- 81, Dartmouth, passed away September 23, 2007, at home. Born in Grates Cove, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Leopold and Effie (Avery) Noel. She had many hobbies and interests, including copper art and especially rug hooking. Annie loved nature and the outdoors, she loved to cross-country ski and took great pride in her garden. She will be sadly missed by the many friends she has made over the last 15 years at the morning coffee breaks. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Richard; son, Peter Noel (Karen Morgenroth); daughter, Frances Noel Wardrope; brother, Clive Noel. She was predeceased by brothers, Clyde, Peter, Raftus, Llewellyn, as well as son-in-law, Stephan. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Private family burial will take place in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens at a later date. Donations in Annie's memory may be made to a charity of choice.

 

 

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