BARTLETT, Marsha Denise
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 9, 2008
BARTLETT, Marsha Denise - 28, Milford Station, passed away peacefully
Saturday June 7, 2008, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Gander,
N.L., she was a daughter of Judy Bartlett and the late Dennis Bartlett.
Left to mourn are her mom, Judy; her sister, Lisa; Nanny and Poppy Head;
Nan Bartlett; aunts, Gail Goudie, Connie Clarke, Patsy Antle, Verna Mitchell,
Nada Dicks, Marlene Hollett and Sheila Callaghan; uncles, Roger, Colin
and Dean Bartlett, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation
will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in Faith Community Church, Milford,
where funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday June 11, Pastor
Brian Moss officiating assisted by Pastor Paul Vanderkooy. Interment
will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donation
may be made to the VG Ward 9-A, VG Site, QEII. Arrangements are entrusted
to Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. You may visit Marsha's Everlasting
Memorial at: www.MeM.com, sign the guest book and leave a written or
"Good bye Marsha - we all love you and you will
always be in our hearts."
BLANDFORD, R. Austin
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 14, 2008
BLANDFORD, R. Austin - 82, Amherst, passed away Thursday,
June 12, 2008,
in High Crest, Springhill, after a lengthy illness. Born in Burin,
he was the son of the late Captain Maxwell and Alice (Cheeseman) Blandford.
After immigrating to Canada, Austin served in the Royal Canadian Navy
before attending Maritime Business College in Halifax. After working
in the shoe business for Simpsons and Eatons in Halifax, Moncton, and
Corner Brook, Austin moved his family to Amherst where he opened Blandford's
Shoe Store. In later years, he sold life insurance. Austin was president
of the Moncton Y's Men's Club and Charter President of the Amherst Y's
Men's Club where he was made a life member in 2004. He was a member of
Lorneville United Church and served on a number of boards including the
VON, the Cumberland District School Board, and the Drew Nursing Home.
As a former Rotarian, he was actively involved with Camp Tidnish.
is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marion (Mills); son, Bruce (Ron
Atkinson), Toronto; daughters, Anne and Lynn, New Glasgow; Joyce (Paul)
Millman, Truro, and his adored grandchildren, Peter and Sarah Millman.
He is also survived by his sisters, Jean Smith, Kingston, Ont.; Marjorie
Struss, Surrey, B.C., and his brother, Max, Saskatoon, Sask. He was
predeceased by his brother, Harvey. Cremation has taken place. His family
will receive visitors in Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst
on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday,
June 17, at 2 p.m. in Campbell's Chapel with Rev. Steve Longmoore officiating.
Interment will take place in Lorneville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to Lorneville United Church, Amherst YMCA, or
Amherst Victorian Order of Nurses. www.campbells-amherst.ca
BURLEY, Ida J.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 5, 2008
BURLEY, Ida J. - 1916-2008. The passing of Ida Burley occurred in Dartmouth
on June 1, 2008. Mother was born in St. Georges,
N.L., to the late Captain
Edwin H. and Mrs. Annie (Pieroway) Morris. Ida was predeceased by her
beloved husband, R. Rudman Burley; brothers, Frank and Ronald, and by
her sister, Vivian Smallman. She will be forever and lovingly remembered
by sons, Lloyd and Michael (Barbara); daughter-in-law, Trudi Burley.
Nan will remain forever in the hearts and minds of grandchildren, Jan,
Kyle, Susan and Karen. Also left to mourn mother's passing are sisters,
Estelle Taggart, Marian Pratt, Joan Davis and Phyllis Howlett. Archdeacon
Paul Smith will officiate the memorial service to be held at 2 p.m. Thursday,
June 19, in Christ Church, Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth. For those who
wish, remembrances can be made in memory of Ida Burley to any charity
of the donors choice. Cremation under the care of Donald K. Walker Funeral
Directors (469-5601), Dartmouth. On-line condolences can be sent to:
DOUCETTE, Stella Mary
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 2, 2008
DOUCETTE, Stella Mary - 91, Store Street, Yarmouth, passed away on Sunday,
June 1, 2008, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born May 20, 1916, in Trepassey,
N.L., she was a daughter of the late Frank and Esther (Taylor) Sutton.
Stella worked in the winding room at Dominion Textiles, until her retirement.
She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies' Auxiliary, Branch
No. 61, Yarmouth, and she also enjoyed playing cards, bingo and knitting.
Surviving are daughters, Judy Doucette (Louis Johnson), Greenville, and
Marion (Paul) Dulong, Yarmouth; grandchildren, Nancy, Randy, Shelley,
Stephen, Jason and Vanessa; great-grandchildren, Jeremy, Shane, Luke,
Savannah, Mya, Markie and Holly; great great-grandson, Landon. Besides
her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Otis Doucette; daughters,
Sharon Rodgerson and Holly Doucette; sister, Aggie; brothers, Leo, Gerald
and Mike. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by
request. A Royal Canadian Legion Ladies' Auxiliary service will be held
at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, followed by the memorial service at 2 p.m.,
both in H. M. Huskilson's Memorial Chapel, 29 Albert St., Yarmouth, Rev.
Stephen Bourque officiating. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Calvary
Cemetery, Forest Street, Yarmouth. It has been requested that there be
family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer
Society or Victorian Order of Nurses, Tri-County Branch. You may sign
the on-line guestbook at: www.huskilson.net
ELLSWORTH, Gladys Frances
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 23, 2008
ELLSWORTH, Gladys Frances - 85, Shiretown Nursing Home, Pictou, formerly
of Belmont Avenue, Stellarton, passed away Friday, June 20, 2008, at
the home. Born in Norris Arm, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Frank
and Pearl (Beaton) Hines. Gladys was a resident of Shiretown for two
years having previously spent most of her life in Stellarton. She worked
her early life in the Shell Shop then at Barkers Grocery and Stedman's
in Stellarton. Gladys was a member of Our Lady Of Lourdes Roman Catholic
Church. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed knitting, crocheting and crib.
She is survived by daughters, Sylvia (Doug) Hayward, Pictou; Catherine
(Tom) Bonvie, Newmarket, Ont.; sons, Donald (Myra), Abercrombie; Frank
(Janet), Westville; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister,
Betty (Gordon) Parsonage, Westville. She was predeceased by her husband,
Leo; brother, Donald James Hines. The family will receive visitors from
2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton. Mass
of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in Our Lady of
Lourdes Roman Catholic Church with Father Bill Rankin officiating. Burial
will be in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Gladys may be
made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer
ERNST, Laura Jane
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 12, 2008
ERNST, Laura Jane - 93, Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow, formerly of Pictou,
died June 11, 2008, in the manor. Born in Pouch
Cove, N.L., she was a
daughter of the late Morris and Mary W. (Welsh) Murray. She is survived
by sister, Maude Murray, Pouch Cove, N.L. She was predeceased by her
first husband, Elijah Rudolph; second husband, Alfred Ernst; seven brothers;
three sisters. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today in McLaren Funeral
Home, Pictou. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Friday in Stella Maris
Roman Catholic Church, Pictou, with Father Peter MacDonald officiating.
Burial will be in Central Caribou Cemetery.
FLEMING, Benedict "Ben"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 17, 2008
FLEMING, Benedict "Ben" - 71, Halifax, passed away at home
on June 15, 2008, surrounded by his family. Born in Lamaline,
was a son of the late Lawrence and Mary (Shey) Fleming. He is survived
by his wife, Donna Fleming (DeMerchant); daughters, Lisa (Kevin), Anne-Marie
(Aaron), and Tanya; sons, Kenny, Kevin, Benny (Jennifer), and Chris;
grandchildren, Andrea, Sharon, Alexa, Darren, Devin, Samantha, Melissa,
Sarah, Dakota, Patricia, Brody, and Taylor; brothers, Harold, Dartmouth;
Tom, Toronto; Terrance, Ray and Mike, all of Newfoundland; sisters, Rita,
Newfoundland; Marjorie, Texas. He will be loved and missed by all his
family and friends. Visitation Wednesday, June 18, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., Herring Cove Road. Funeral
in St. Michael's Church, Herring Cove Road, on Thursday, June 19, at
10 a.m. with reception to follow at the Purcell's Cove Social Club. Donations
can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
HEMMENS, Annie Beatrice "Bea"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 20, 2008
HEMMENS, Annie Beatrice "Bea" - It is with great sadness that
we announce the passing of Bea Hemmens in Halifax, on June
Born in St. John's, N.L., on May 25, 1911, she was predeceased by husband
, Jack, as well as three brothers and two sisters. Bea was the loving
mother of Alma (Chuck) Coffen, David (Maggie) and Linda (Gerald) O'Hara,
all of Halifax. She was also grandmother of six grandchildren and eight
great-grandchildren of Nova Scotia and British Columbia. The family would
like to thank the staff of 8 Centre, Northwood. Their loving care was
appreciated every day. You are all special people. Cremation has taken
place. A memorial service and interment will be held in St. John's, N.L.,
in Barrett's Funeral Home at a later date (TBA). Donations may be made
to Northwood Foundation, Halifax, or to a charity of your choice. On-line
condolences may be made to: www.barretts.ca
HUNT, Roger C.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 17, 2008
HUNT, Roger C. - 57, West Chezzetcook, passed away peacefully at home
on June 15, 2008, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Jersey
Harbour, N.L., he was a son of Edgar Hunt Sr. and the late Pearl (Stoodley)
(Harbour Breton, N.L.). Roger was a marine engineer, and in the 1970s
worked for Atlantic Fish Products in Marystown, N.L. He later worked
for Clearwater in Lunenburg, Fabco and Portobello Marine in Dartmouth.
Roger had a passion for writing captivating short stories, many of which
were published in The Coaster, as well as an enthusiasm for woodworking
and collecting old photos of schooners. His children and grandchildren
were the joy in his life and all resided near him. Leaving to mourn are
his wife, Christine (Kearley); daughters, Ellen (Corey) Seaward, Donna
(Bryan) Hunt, Shelley (Shawn) Romo; sons, Colin (Tara) Hunt, Curtis (Michelle)
Hunt; grandchildren, Emma and Molly Seaward, Carson Hunt, and Owen Hunt;
brothers, Wallace (Sadie), Fredericton, N.B.; Raymond (Esther), Rose
Bay; Edgar (Madeline), Twillingate, N.L.; Winston (Ellen), First South.
There will be a family only visitation. Memorial mass to be held at 2
p.m. Thursday, June 19, in St. Anslem's Church, West Chezzetcook. Memorials
to the family. No flowers by request.
MELVIN, Herbert Leo "Herb"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 26, 2008
MELVIN, Herbert Leo "Herb" - Passed away
peacefully in his home on Sunday, June 22, 2008, at
the age of 80 years. Herb was born in Grand Falls, N.L.,
and served in the Royal Canadian Navy. He was a beloved husband of 40
years to Dorothy (Doucette); loving father of Glen, Halifax; Pat and
his wife, Jean, Cape Breton; cherished stepfather of Carol (Neitz) and
Don, Orlando, Fla.; lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Darren
and Cristina, Holly and James and Matthew, and great-grandchildren, Chad,
Brandon, Candace, Colton and Quinn. He was the last surviving member
of his family. The family will receive friends and relatives in Schreiter-Sandrock
Funeral Home and Chapel, 51 Benton at Church Street, Kitchener, Ont.
In celebration of Herb's life, a funeral mass will take place in St.
Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (Madison and Courtland Ave. E.), Kitchener,
Ont. on Thursday, June 26 at 10 a.m. with Father Brian Quigley as celebrant.
Interment to follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau. As expressions
of sympathy, donations to St. Mary's Hospital Foundation would be greatly
appreciated by the family by calling the funeral home at 519-742-4481,
or visit: www.mem.com A special thank you to Dr. M. Cescon
for his kindness and compassion shown to the family over the years.
MYLER, Louis Nicholas
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 1, 2008
MYLER, Louis Nicholas - 87, Mahone Nursing Home, Mahone Bay, formerly
of Canaan, died June 29, 2008, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg.
Born in Bell Island, N.L., he was a son of the late Thomas and Clara
(Cluett) Myler. A resident of Mahone Nursing Home for approximately seven
years, his favourite pastimes included watching sports on television
and listening to Newfoundland music. He was employed as a wood chipper
operator at Louisiana Pacific Hardboard Plant, East River, and retired
after 20 years of service.
Louis is survived by his daughters, Barbara
(Kendall) Mosher, Bernadette (Carl) Hirtle, all of Canaan; Sandra,
Dartmouth; Debra (Robert) Rankin, Hamilton, Ont.; Louise Duncan (Edward
White), Windsor; sons, David (Penny), Raymond (Sharron), all of Canaan;
Donald (Maxine), Waldon; Andrew (Donna), Beansville, Ont.; sisters, Cecile
Blackmore, Agnes (Donald) Peddle, all of Cambridge, Ont.; Margaret Mansfield,
Philadelphia, Pa.; Ann Reid, Bell Island, N.L.; brothers, Kevin, New
Jersey; Joseph, Scotland; 25 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren;
many nieces and nephews. Louis was predeceased by his wife, Ola; daughter,
Mary; son, Michael; sister, Mary; brother, Thomas. Visitation 7-9 p.m.
Wednesday in Davis Funeral Home, Chester. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday
in St. Augustine's Catholic Church, Chester, with Father Chinedu Chukwu
officiating. Burial to follow in All Saints Cemetery, Canaan. In lieu
of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Special
thank to the nurses and staff at Mahone Nursing Home for their wonderful
care of our dad.
PURCHASE (Taylor), Violet Ethel
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 22, 2008
PURCHASE (Taylor), Violet Ethel - Corner Brook, N.L., September 5, 1926
- June 20, 2008, passed peacefully away in Western Memorial
Regional Hospital in her 82nd year. She was predeceased by
her husband, Andrew, on January 22, 2007; parents, Hayward and Ethel
Taylor; sisters, Eileen Kingsley, Doris Breedlove; brothers, Leonard
and Hayward; in-laws, Boyce Sharpe, Bill Parsons, Hayward Randell, Jimmy
Breedlove, Gerald Kingsley, Lulu and James Thorne, Allister and Blanche
Purchase, Nelson and Ida Purchase, Gladys and Gus Bartlett, Ivy and Ed
Crewe. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Tony
(Sheila), Halifax; Randy (Mary), St. John's; Larry, Toronto; grandchildren,
Jannah, Anthony (and their mother Nancy), Dylan and Lauren; sisters,
Minnie Sharpe, Jean Parsons , Valda Randell; brothers, Ron Taylor and
Frank (Violet Francis) Taylor; sister-in-law, Irene Taylor, as well as
a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends
may visit in Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Ave., today from 2-4
and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, June 23, at
2 p.m. in Humber United Church, Clarence Street, Rev. Kathy Brett officiating.
Interment to follow in Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy,
flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Humber United
Church Memorial Fund or the charity of one's choice. The family guest
book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website
ROBERTS, Rev. E. Bruce, B.Sc., B.Eng., M.Div.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 26, 2008
ROBERTS, Rev. E. Bruce, B.Sc., B.Eng., M.Div. - Died peacefully at home
early Wednesday morning, June 25, 2008, with his wife, Ella (Brookins)
by his side, as she has been for 55 years. After a brief fight with cancer,
he has "gone home" to be reunited with his parents, J.D. and
Gertrude Roberts (Corner Brook, N.L.), and daughter, Claire Roberts.
He leaves behind the love of his life, Ella, and their four children
and 13 grandchildren, Jo-Ann and Ken Kelly, Christopher, Claire, Alyson
and Meghan, Victoria, B.C.; Laurie and Trueman Smith, Mark, Colin and
Jessica, Livingston, Tenn.; David and Joanne Roberts, Alexander, Joshua
and Elias, Halifax; Jane and Robert Merchant, Erik, Jack and Ellen, Halifax;
his brother, Rev. John Robert and his wife Ann, Bedford.
Bruce went to
Memorial University, Mount Allison University, Technical School of
Nova Scotia and the Atlantic School of Theology. He had several careers,
first as a civil engineer with the CNR in Moncton, the Department of
Highways in Prince Edward Island, and with Morrison and McCrae Ltd.,
Summerside. He was an ordained minister with the United Church of Canada
for 28 years and served churches in Bedeque, P.E.I., Sheet Harbour and
Halifax, and Nashwaaksis, Riverview and Moncton, N.B. In 1982 he was
elected President of the Maritime Conference of the United Church. Beginning
in 1988, he played a pivotal role in the growth of the Congregational
Christian Church of Canada and served congregations in Lawrencetown/Lake
Echo, New Glasgow and Halifax. When his active ministry was cut short
by Alzheimer's disease, he became Minister Emeritus at First Congregational
Church of Halifax, where he continued to serve and inspire.
had a career as a civil servant. He was Regional Director of Social
Services for the South East Region of New Brunswick. He was the chair
of the New Brunswick Welfare Appeals Board and helped found Moncton Headstart
with Claudette Bradshaw. He was a proud Newfoundlander who loved to sing,
and an adopted son of Prince Edward Island. During his life, he left
his mark on every community he served and touched the lives and hearts
of many people from all walks of life. He spent may of his happiest
moments surrounded by family and friends at "Almost Paradise", the family cottage in Stanhope,
Today, Bruce has traded "Almost Paradise" for the
real thing. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Pregnancy
Care Centre in Halifax: www.pregnancycarecentrehalifax.com, 5991 Spring
Gardens Rd., Unit 705, or The Vision Fund of First Congregational Church
of Halifax. Visitation with the family will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral
Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, on Friday, June 27, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.
The funeral service will be held in St. Andrew's United Church on Saturday,
June 28, at 11 a.m. E-mail condolences to: firstname.lastname@example.org