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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
July 2008


BRENTON, Cecil Garland
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 19, 2008
BRENTON, Cecil Garland
- 70, Dartmouth, passed away suddenly in Dartmouth General Hospital due to cancer on July 17, 2008. Born in Northern Arms, N.L., he was a son of the late Matthew Brenton (Northern Arms, N.L.) and Mary Snow (Botwood, N.L.). Cecil was a long-time truck driver with his own trucking business and taxi business. He also served a period of time with the Nova Scotia Coast Guard. He was a very active man until his retirement. He was predeceased by his parents, Matthew and Mary; daughter, Lee, Dartmouth. He is survived by his wife, Mae Brenton, Dartmouth; sisters, Yvonne Taylor, Mississippi, U.S.A.; Marcie Mercier, Mississippi, U.S.A.; Evelyn Morris, Toronto; brother, Harry Brenton, Dartmouth. He is also survived by five stepchildren, daughters and sons, Frances Mugford, Glace Bay; Corina Dib, Halet, Lebanon; Katheryn Blackmore, Dartmouth; Orlando "Buddy" McKay, Dartmouth; Edward Ballard, Dartmouth; several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews. He also has many friends. The body is resting in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. There will be visiting from 2-4 and 7-8 p.m. immediately followed by a memorial service at 8 p.m. today, all in the funeral home. Burial will be a later time in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.
"He will be dearly missed."

DIAMOND, Alma Blanche
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 20, 2008
DIAMOND, Alma Blanche
- 68, Dartmouth, formerly of Corner Brook, N.L., passed away July 19, 2008, in Northwood Manor. Born in Lark Harbour, N.L., she was a daughter of Clayton and Bessie Diamond. Alma lived at Small Options Home in Dartmouth for many years. She enjoyed going to Community Centre and also DASC for different activities. Alma also enjoyed spending time with her family and her wonderful caregivers. She loved knitting, shopping, coffee outings, dances and walks. She is survived by sisters, Wavey (Tim) Crandall, Donna McCullough, Wanda (Bud) Sullivan; many nieces and nephews, and numerous cousins and several aunts and uncles. She was predeceased by her parents, Clayton and Bessie Diamond; brother, John; brother-in-law, John, and nephew, Bryan. Visitation will be held today from 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. A funeral service will be held Monday, July 21, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, Pastor Frank Willoughby officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow. The family would like to thank the staff and the Group Home and staff at Northwood Manor for their love and compassion that they showed for Alma. On-line condolences may be sent to:

GIBBONS, Irving Gordon Perrett
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 16, 2008
GIBBONS, Irving Gordon Perrett - 1927- 2008
, passed away peacefully in St. Michael's Hospital, Palliative Care Unit on Monday, July 14, 2008. Born in Corner Brook, N.L., on September 20, 1927, he was the eldest son of the late Harold Gibbons and Edith Perrett Gibbons; dear brother of Henry (Elizabeth) of Port-aux-Basques, N.L.; Audrey, Ottawa; Harold, Toronto; and Douglas (Betty), Corner Brook. Lovingly remembered by all of his nieces, nephews and many friends. Irving was employed with Canada Customs for 39 years in Corner Brook and Gander, N.L.; Middleton and Halifax. Irving was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 52 years having been initiated in Middleton in 1956. In Middleton, he was also a member of the Lions Club and an active curler. There will be prayers in the Chapel of St. James-the-Less, 635 Parliament St., Toronto, today at 2 p.m. followed by cremation. A memorial service will take place in St. Andrew's United Church, 117 Bloor St. East, Toronto, in September. His urn will be brought back to Corner Brook, N.L., at a later date.

HILES, Jean Margaret
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 9, 2008
HILES, Jean Margaret
- 71, Northwood Centre, Halifax, passed away July 7, 2008, in the home. Born in Codroy Valley, N.L., she was the daughter of the late William and Catherine (Brommit) Anderson. She retired from the Department of National Defence, Stadacona. Surviving are her husband, Lawrence; daughters, Rosalie, Sharon, Yvonne, Pearl, Beatrice, Tina; sons, Lawrence, Charles, Dereck; 21 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by daughter, Wendy; grandson, Joseph Arsenault. Visitation will be held Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, where a memorial service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Special thanks to the staff of Northwood Manor for their care and kindness. E-mail condolences to:

LUNDRIGAN, M.Cpl. Michelle Ann
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 28, 2008
LUNDRIGAN, M.Cpl. Michelle Ann
- The death of Michelle Lundrigan occurred suddenly on Friday, July 25, 2008. She was a daughter of Michael Lundrigan, Adam's Cove, N.L., and Ann Lundrigan, Halifax, and the fiancée of M.Cpl. Patrick Morin, Burton, N.B. Michelle is survived by her fiancé, Patrick; parents, Michael and Ann; sister, Kelly Lundrigan; aunt, Kaye Weir (Jim); uncle, Dan Lundrigan; cousin, Jodi Weir, as well as Patrick's family, his parents, Gui and Anita Morin; his siblings, Mireille Morin, Micheline Morin and Mario Morin. She is also survived by several other aunts, uncles and cousins. Michelle was always active in many activities and loved life. Whether it was sports, modeling, Girl Guides or band, she was always involved in her community. She had a special love and passion for ballet and fully supported animal rights and WSPA. Friends and family may gather at Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 29, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Chapel, CFB Gagetown, on Wednesday, July 30, at 2 p.m. with Padre Tabaka as celebrant and Padre Liboneye assisting. Interment will take place at a later date in Newfoundland. Flowers will be gratefully accepted and for those who wish, donations made to WSPA would be appreciated by the family. (506-357-5100)

MAUGER, Wilfred Berkley Sr.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 31, 2008
MAUGER, Wilfred Berkley Sr. - April 6, 1949 - July 26, 2008
. It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilfred Berkley Mauger Sr. announces his passing on Saturday, July 26, 2008, at the age of 59 years. Born in Port aux Basques, N.L., he moved to Halifax in 1998. He was a son of the late Ross and Harriett Mauger. He was predeceased by his son, Wilfred Roland Mauger Jr.; brothers, Herbert Mauger, Cecil Mauger and James Mauger. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife, Rose (of 42 years marriage); daughter, Nicole Mauger, Halifax; grandsons, Patrick Herritt, Deer Island, N.B. and Jonathan Mauger of Isle aux Mort; granddaughter, Jessica Mauger, and daughter-in-law, Pam Mauger, both of Isle aux Mort; sister, Elise (Donald) Organ, LaPoile, and brother, Dan Mauger of Codroy, N.L., as well as many other family members and friends. Visitation took place on Monday from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Rose Blanche. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. in St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Rose Blanche, officiated by Rev. Clayton Billard. Interment following in Hillside Haven Cemetery, Isle aux Mort Road. Funeral arrangements are in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques (709-695-2300).

MILES, Newton
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 7, 2008
MILES, Newton - 1923-2008
, Halifax, passed away in the Palliative Care Unit of Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Grand Bruit, N.L., he moved to Halifax where he made his career at sea. He sailed with Imperial Oil for 39 years and retired as Master. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Hilda (Foote). Surviving are his sons, Kevin (Janice), Halifax; Ron (Nalini), Mississauga, Ont., and grandson, Sacha. By request, a private ceremony was held by the family. Donations in his memory can be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch. A special note of thanks to Penny and Connie and all the staff and his friends at Northwood who made his sunset years happy ones; to the good people of the Palliative Care Unit at the Abbie Lane Hospital and the staff of the QEII Dialysis Unit.

MYRA, Selina "Mert"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 31, 2008
MYRA, Selina "Mert"
- 84, Halifax. It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Selina on Tuesday, July 29, 2008, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Burin, N.L., on May 11, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Annabelle (Brushett) Wagg. Mert will be sadly missed by her daughters, Judy, Sheila (Bob); her sons, Wayne, Ray, Bernie (Betty) and Leonard (Theresa), along with her eight grandchildren and one great-grandson, and sister, Mary (Johnnie) Sullivan. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward J. "Ned"; infant son, Paul; infant daughter, Elizabeth; brothers, Frank, Bill, Randolf; sisters, Jean and Violet. Mert was a caring person who always thought of and worried about others. She enjoyed her many day trips to Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and throughout Nova Scotia, especially the day trips to the dollar store and ice cream shops in Prince Edward Island. She loved bingo and many years of camping with her family. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, August 1, and the funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 2, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Interment to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting:

NOSEWORTHY, Henry Charles
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 23, 2008
NOSEWORTHY, Henry Charles
- 79, Dartmouth, passed away July 20, 2008, at home. Born in St. John's, N.L., he was a son of the late Harold and Elizabeth Noseworthy. Henry was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, and served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 21 years and on supply ships for 18 years. He was an avid walker, camper and fisherman, and also enjoyed family, especially his grandchildren. Surviving are daughters, Darlene (Julian Lane), Barbara-Ann (Chad Chelnick), both of Dartmouth; sons, Charles (Dawn Adams), Calgary; Harold (Dawn Murphy), Dartmouth; sister, Janet (Jim) Hutchings, St. John's; seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, Harold. A memorial service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association. E-mail condolences to:

WHITE, Lillian Margaret
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 26, 2008
WHITE, Lillian Margaret
- 77, Louisdale. It is with great sadness that we announce her passing on Thursday, July 24, 2008, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Notre Dame Bay, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Claude and Meta (White) Rideout. She was the beloved mother of daughter, Linda Bonin (Tom), and sons, Clayton (Sandra) and Kevin (Terry); sister of Clarence, Newfoundland, and Melvin, Florida. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, grandchildren, Troy, Tara, Matt, Michael, Robbie, and great-grandchildren, Cheyenne, Ben, Jordyn, and of course her Bingo friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Homer White; brothers, Reuben, Wilfred in infancy, and sister, Bernice also in infancy. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service is to be held in St. Hyacinthe's Catholic Church, D'Escousse at 10 a.m. today. Funeral arrangements entrusted to I.M.L. Funeral Services, Petit de Grat. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. To offer words of comfort or light a Memorial Candle visit: or e-mail:

YOUNG (Linthorne), Dorothy Margaret
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 22, 2008
YOUNG (Linthorne), Dorothy Margaret - 87. July 14, 1921 - July 14, 2008
. Born in St. George's, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Bridgett Young. She is survived by her children, Al, Archie, Charmaine, Harry, Larry, Lenny, Loretta "Taw", and Terry; 22 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by children, Lorraine "Chicki", Leroy, and Stanley. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held in St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Dutch Village Road, on Wednesday, July 23, at 10 a.m.



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