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Halifax Herald
September 2008

 

BARRON, Patrick Thomas
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 24, 2008
BARRON, Patrick Thomas
- 82, Okotoks, Alta., died peacefully in Father Lacombe Care Centre on September 20, 2008. Born on March 16, 1926, in Holyrood, N.L., he served in the Merchant Marine and worked in the 50's for the American Air Force base in Narsarssuak, Greenland. There he met his future and beloved wife, Veronica Lipton. Pat devoted his life to his family, and to his love of cooking. He traveled the world as a chef, and with an entrepreneurial spirit, owned and operated two restaurants (Bridgewater, N.S. and Kelowna, B.C.).

Pat is survived by his wife, Vonnie; son, Pat Jr. (Cynthia Layden-Barron); daughters, Mary (Mick McGowan); Vonnie (Alfredo Canals); Margaret; grandchildren, Tonya Barron, Matthew, Samuel and Rebecca McGowan, and siblings, Lawrence, Jim, and Theresa. Pat was predeceased by his parents, Michael and Mary, and siblings, Steve, Richard, John, Mary, Nora, Sister Margaret and Emma. The funeral mass will be celebrated in St. James Catholic Church, 338th Avenue and 32nd Street, Okotoks, Alta., today at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Father Lacombe Care Centre in Calgary. E-mail condolences may be sent to: vonniebarron@hotmail.com


BATES, Amy Pauline Vivian
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 30, 2008
BATES, Amy Pauline Vivian
- 89, Halifax, passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2008, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Port Elizabeth, Placentia Bay, N.L, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Eliza (Frampton) Gosling. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl; her sister, Mable; her brothers, Roland and Richard; and her nephew, Richard. She is survived by her brother, Charles; her niece, Mary Hickey (Robert); grandnephews, Richard and Sean; great-grandniece, Autumn, and great-grandnephew, Richard Charles. She moved to Halifax in 1938 and worked at the Halifax Shipyard for 32 years. She was a long-time member of Fairview United Church and a member of the UCW of Fairview United Church (Carrie Rogers Group). She enjoyed traveling, music and visiting with her many friends. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service will be in Fairview United Church at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, with Rev. Heather Fraser officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. E-mail condolences to: condolences.snow@ns.aliantzinc.ca


BENEDICT, Georgina Lydia "Dolly"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 19, 2008
BENEDICT, Georgina Lydia "Dolly"
- 75, Canning, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2008, surrounded by her family in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Georges Brook, N.L., Dolly was a daughter of the late John and Delilah (Bailey) Ploughman. Georgina "Dolly" was a wonderful mother, loving wife and a caring grandmother. She raised her family in Greenwich and in 2003 she and her husband, Delbert moved to Canning. A part of her heart always belonged to Newfoundland. Dolly loved music and enjoyed singing and playing guitar. She was a loving and patient person whose positive attitude and easy laughter will be sadly missed by her many family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Delbert Benedict, Canning; her children who will always treasure her memory and spirit, daughters, Heather (Ivan) Bishop, Canaan; Connie (Stan) Schofield, Gaspereau; sons, Darrell (Barbara) Benedict, Sheffield Mills; Dana Benedict, Canaan; grandchildren, Justin and Erin Bishop, Ryan and Brenton Gertridge, Alex and Abigail Schofield, Rhiannon Benedict (they will miss their nana); brother, Colin Ploughman, Scotland; sisters, Beulah Florio, New Jersey; Effie Hodder, Georges Brook, N.L.; Mae (Milford) Corkum, Port Williams; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Dolly was predeceased by her son, Douglas Fluck; brothers, Bernard, Ben, Eric, Edwin, and Ralph Ploughman; sisters, Doris Warren, Deborah Taverner, Edna (Corkum) Tipple. There will be no visitation by the family's request. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 20, in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home 5 Leverett Ave., Kentville (902-678-2151), Rev. Maurice Hatfield officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory may be made to The Lung Association or to a charity of choice. Private condolences to the family may be sent by visiting: www.hclindsayfuneralhome.ca


CAISSIE (Farnell), Barbara Lorraine
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 10, 2008
CAISSIE (Farnell), Barbara Lorraine
- 59, died suddenly after a lengthy disease on September 7, 2008, in Dartmouth General Hospital surrounded by the people she loved the most. Barbara was born in Corner Brook, N.L., the daughter of the late George Farnell and Hazel Blanchard. She was raised by her grandparents, the late Fred and Gertrude (Gertie) Blanchard. She is survived by her husband, Cyrille Caissie; son, Troy (Michelle); daughter, Trina (Matt); grandson, William; granddaughters, Alexandria and Chloe, all of Dartmouth; brothers, Leonard Farnell, Steve Farnell, Roy Farnell, Newfoundland, and sisters, Ida (Dolly) Robert, Montreal, Que., and Blanche Farnell, Cambridge, Ont. She was predeceased by her grandson, Joey Farnell-McDonald. She loved her children and grandchildren dearly and enjoyed spending time with them. She enjoyed going on walks and sitting outside with her friends, shopping and baby-sitting her grandchildren. Despite her illness she remained very active on a daily basis. She worked at the VG hospital in housekeeping for many years until retiring due to her illness. The family would like to thank the staff at Dartmouth General Hospital for the excellent care she received during her many trips. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 6-9 p.m. Thursday, September 11, in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, where a funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 12. Donations in memory of Barbara may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia and Canadian Diabetes Association.


COOPER, Gloria "Joan"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 22, 2008
COOPER, Gloria "Joan"
- 74, of Moncton, N.B., formerly of Kentville, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2008, in Moncton City Hospital. Born in Grates Cove, NL., she was a daughter of the late Abram and Maude (Snelgrove) Martin. She had been employed as a school teacher in both Newfoundland and Ontario. She also worked as an accountant with the former Marshall Motors, Kentville, and Pharmasave, New Minas, from where she retired. She was a member of the Church of Christ, Kentville, and was a charter member of the New Minas Lioness Club.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and especially loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by a daughter, Beth (Danny) Peck, Moncton; sons, Paul (Ashley), Kentville, and David (Joanne), Moncton; sister, Phyllis (Claude) Northcott, Lewisport, NL.; brother, Maxwell Martin, Upper Gullies, NL.; grandchildren, Jason, Jennifer, Christie, Desiree, Rebecca and Noah; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Cole, Haiden and Joel; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Eli Cooper. At her request there will be no visitation. The funeral service followed by a reception will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 23, in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Mr. Jack Bearden officiating. A private family burial will take place in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings Co. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to The Arthritis Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. On-line inquiries may be directed to: www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com


CRESINE, Sarah Belle "Sally"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 20, 2008
CRESINE, Sarah Belle "Sally"
- 82, Lower Sackville, passed away Thursday, September 18, 2008, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Victoria, N.L., she was a daughter of the late William and Hanna (King) Dearing. Sally had worked for 20 years as a switchboard operator for Dalhousie University. She enjoyed knitting, and crocheting. She is survived by her daughters, Cora Adshead and Brenda (Gary) MacDonald, all of Lower Sackville; sister, Cynthe (Gordon) Hutt, Louisbourg; grandchildren, Stephanie and Dennis Adshead; great-grandchildren, Logan Thompson, Kaitlyn Adshead, and Ryan Thompson. She was predeceased by sister, Alfreda, and a brother in infancy. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, September 22, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Rev. Jean Udall officiating. Burial will follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Donations in Sally's name may be made to First United Church, Louisbourg. On-line condolences may be made by visiting the website: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


DEVEREAUX, Vincent Joseph
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 4, 2008
DEVEREAUX, Vincent Joseph
- 75, Halifax, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 29, 2008, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Marystown, N.L., he was a son of the late Patrick and Elizabeth (Molloy) Devereaux. Vince spent over 40 years as a taxi driver in Halifax. He is survived by his daughter, Lynn (John), Upper Tantallon; sons, Terry and Vincent Jr., Halifax; brothers, Hugh, Halifax; Eugene, Newfoundland; George and Clarence, Ontario; sisters, Isabelle, Mary-Ann, Hilda, Ida and Cathy, Newfoundland; grandchildren, John and Teryn. He will also be especially missed by niece, Fay and family. He was predeceased by his wife, Jean; sister, Leona; brothers, Junior and Eddie. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. Burial to take place in Newfoundland at a later date. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Lung Association of Nova Scotia.


HENEBURY, Effie Mary
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 2, 2008
HENEBURY, Effie Mary
- Age 95, of Lower Sackville, passed away September 30, 2008, in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in St. Jacques, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Walter and Ida (Young) Noseworthy. She was an avid reader. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. She is survived by sons, Raymond (Kathleen) Noseworthy, Harbour Breton, N.L.; John (Valerie) Henebury, Beaver Bank; James (April) Henebury, Lower Sackville; Arthur (Sharon) Henebury, Middle Sackville; Carl (Paulette) Henebury, Bridgewater; daughter, Margaret (Pat) Pye of Lower Sackville; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Judy Henebury, Spryfield; many nieces and nephews. Effie was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas; daughter, Kathleen Drysdale and son, William; sisters, Blanche Fiander, Daisy Crews, Jane; brothers, Carol Noseworthy, Nathan Noseworthy. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Rev. Jim Anderson officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. On-line condolences may be made at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


JEAN, Teresa Mary
The Chroniclae Herald, Halifax, September 30, 2008
JEAN, Teresa Mary
- 69, Ecum Secum, died Saturday, September 27, 2008, in St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke. Born in Stephenville, N.L., she was a daughter of Omar (Rita) Gaudon, Stephenville, N.L., and the late Donata (O'Quinn) Gaudon. Teresa was an excellent homemaker, taking great pride in cooking and baking for her family and friends who dropped into her home. After raising her children, she moved to Fort McMurray, Alta., where she enjoyed working outside the home. Because of her caring and compassionate nature, Teresa took pleasure in volunteering her time at the hospital and knitting bears for the sick. She was an avid knitter with many winter projects on the go. She had a strong faith in the Lord and was a loving and caring Mom, daughter, wife, sister and friend. Teresa also enjoyed her walks and visits with her close friend Rita Brewer.

She is survived by her husband, Armond Jean, Ecum Secum; sons, Byron (Darlene), Lantz; Tony (Leanne), Red Water, Alta.; daughters, Debbie (Ted) Bennett, Ecum Secum; Wanda (Sandy) Ferguson, Louisdale; brothers, Brian (Elizabeth), Stephenville, N.L.; Wayne (Sharon), Oshawa, Ont.; Vincent, Ontario; sisters, Linda (Howard) Doucette, Laverna Gaudon, both of Riverview, N.B.; Rosemary Gaudon, Dalhousie, N.B.; grandchildren, Kim, Amanda, Brianna, Conway, Cory, Kendra, Avery, Falyn; great-grandchildren, Korbin, Connor, Brooklyn; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Francis in infancy; sister, Mona Gaudon. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. Memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Sherbrooke, with Father Sid Mifflin officiating. Burial in St. Paul's Cemetery, Stillwater. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Memorial Hospital - Palliative Care Unit. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, St. Mary's Chapel, 34 Main St., Sherbrooke. On-line condolences may be made at: www.gwgiffin.com


KEARLEY, Hazel
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 26, 2008
KEARLEY, Hazel
- 95, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully in Melville Lodge on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. Born in Pool's Cove, N.L., on October 11, 1912, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Rosina Beck. She moved to Halifax/Dartmouth in 1945 with her husband (Captain Joseph Vallis Kearley) and daughter (Shirley Doreen). Hazel was a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother for her family throughout her years. Hazel was a devout Christian who read her scriptures daily and lived the best she could to conduct her life and raise her family according to them. Hazel was a dedicated full-time homemaker and immensely enjoyed her true passion, gardening, both indoors during the winter and outdoors as soon as the snow was off the ground. Hazel also enjoyed watching baseball and hockey, and was considered a zealous and at times, outspoken fan for her favourite teams as she would adamantly cheer them on to victory.

Hazel is survived by her daughter, Shirley Doreen Swan (Andrew); grandchildren, Anne-Marie Fitzgibbons-Elliott (Johnathan) and Daniel Joseph Fitzgibbons; great-grandchildren, Kristian (Jennifer) and Joanne Fitzgibbons; great great-granddaughter, Chloe Fitzgibbons. Besides her parents, Hazel was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Vallis Kearley; her infant son, Horatio Kearley; brother, Horatio Beck, and sisters, Dorothy Collins and Gertrude Kearley. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 28, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland Street, Dartmouth. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, September 29, in Christ Church, Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth. Special thanks to Donna Gilbert, Gloria Parsons, Maude Farrell, Kay Chant, Maynard Morash, and the staff of Dartmouth General TCU and the angels of Melville Lodge Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice. Interment to be held in Christ Church Cemetery. To view treasured family photos and sign the guest book visit: www.mem.com


MATCHEM (Rose), Tryphena Ann "Triffee"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 11, 2008
MATCHEM (Rose), Tryphena Ann "Triffee"
- 89, Halifax, passed away on September 9, 2008, joining her beloved husband, Ted, in Heaven. Born on July 18, 1919 in Hermitage, N.L., she was a daughter of the late James and Martha Rose. Known lovingly to many as "Triffee", to a few as Nana, and only to one as Mom, she was the cornerstone of the family. We were all drawn to her and her kindness. She cared so much for so long for so many, especially her close family. She grew up in Hermitage, N.L., spent her early married life in Gaultois, N.L., and then moved to Halifax with her daughter, with whom she and her husband resided for many years. She will be sadly missed and never forgotten by those who knew and loved her. She is survived by her daughter, Sheila (Gordon) Cooper, Halifax; granddaughter, Elizabeth (Wayne) Hall, and their children Cara and Steven, Halifax; grandson, Edward (Michelle) Cooper, and their children Jessica and Stuart, St. John's, N.L.; brothers, Cyril (Lillian) Rose, Mulgrave; Wallace (Violet) Rose, Halifax; sisters, Doris Engram, Halifax; Mary (Ronnie) Hynes, Halifax; sisters-in-law, Phyllis and Jessie; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward "Ted" Matchem; brothers, Eric and Leonard. Arrangements are under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601), where visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held from Emmanuel Anglican Church on Friday, September 12, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dianna Brett-Frye officiating. Interment to follow in Emmanuel Cemetery. Donations in Triffee's memory may be made to the CIBC Run for the Cure. www.cibcrunforthecure.com     Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.walkerfh.com


MUNROE, Elizabeth June
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 3, 2008
MUNROE, Elizabeth June
- 71, Dartmouth, passed away surrounded by her loving family on September 30, 2008, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Corner Brook, N.L., she was a daughter of the late William and Ivy (Rowsell) Taylor. A graduate of Aberdeen School of Nursing in 1957, she was a dedicated registered nurse for over 30 years. June enjoyed cooking, reading, sewing, listening to 50's music, and was an avid shopper. A proud Newfoundlander, she was especially fond of Atlantic cuisine. A devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she met the many challenges in her life with her family in her heart and a joyful spirit. Surviving are daughters, Debra Munroe, Carleton Place Ont.; Dawn Munroe, Dartmouth; son, Jim "Jimmy" (Adelia) Munroe, Cambridge Ont.; sisters, Yvonne Mackay, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Barbara (Keith) Hardy, St. John's; brothers, Max, Tom (Irene), Corner Brook; grandchildren, Natasha, Zachary, Lindsay, Brandon, and great-granddaughter, Isabella. No visiting by request. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Lupus Society of Nova Scotia or Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division. E-mail condolences to: condolences.mattatall@ns.aliantzinc.ca and may also be viewed at: www.mem.com


PEDDLE, Archibald Whitfield
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 9, 2008
PEDDLE, Archibald Whitfield
- 67, Moschelle, formerly of Corner Brook, N.L. It is with much sadness we announce the death of a beloved husband, father and grandfather on September 8, 2008, with his wife of 48 years, Jean Peddle, by his side. Born in Corner Brook, N.L., he was a son of the late Reuben and Bertha (Locke) Peddle. Arch was a proud father to his daughter, Kim (Jim) MacDonald, Round Hill, and son, Terry (Nancy) Peddle, Vancouver, B.C.; cherished grandfather of Jena MacDonald, and dear brother of Pansy (Reuben) Bowring, Oshawa, Ont. He was predeceased by his daughter, Lori; sister, Linda, and brother, Gilbert. He was a member of the Annapolis Royal Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. At Arch's request, there will be no memorial service. In keeping with the family's wishes, cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. The family would like to thank the VON and palliative care staff, and everyone involved in the giving of support and care. E-mail condolences can be sent to: KAULBACHFH@ns.aliantzinc.ca


SNELGROVE, Frederick G.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 12, 2008
SNELGROVE, Frederick G.
- 77, passed away September 10, 2008, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in St. John's, N.L., he was the son of the late Hunter and Daisy (Taylor) Snelgrove. His career with Maritime Tel & Tel was curtailed when he suffered a severe head trauma in a vehicle accident. His respect for others and courage were admirable. He was an avid woodsman and fisherman. The outdoors was his passion. Fred had a quick wit enjoyed by all who knew him. He is survived by son, Stephen; daughters, Catherine and Christine. Fred is also survived by devoted sisters, Ruth (John) Comeau, Audrey (David) Platt, Joan (Peter) Steffin; nephews, David and Barry Platt, Brad Comeau, Michael and Toby Steffin; nieces, Nancy Comeau and Joanne Platt. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today with a memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, both in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Rev. Tom Woods officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Sincere thanks to all the staff of Arborstone Extended Health Care Facility. Donations in memory of Fred may be made to Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia, P.O. Box 8804, Halifax, NS B3K 5M4. E-mail: condolences.cruikshank@ns.aliantzinc.ca    This may also be viewed at: www.mem.com


WARREN, Reginald Maxwell
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 24, 2008
WARREN, Reginald Maxwell
- 74, Chester Grant, Lunenburg Co., died September 22, 2008, at his home. Born in Tack's Beach, Placentia Bay, N.L., he was a son of Malcolm and Pearl (Best) Warren. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy in Newfoundland in 1952 and served as a Steward and achieved the rank of CPO2. In 1984 with over 32 years of service, he retired from the military and moved to Chester Grant into the home he had built. He was a member of Everett Branch 88, Royal Canadian Legion, Chester Basin.

Reginald is survived by his wife, Elsie (Whittle); son, James (Janet Jewers), Eastern Passage; granddaughter, Jessica, and grandson, Jared; sisters, Rita (Sonny) Giddens, Midden, La.; Grace (Charles) Royer, Allentown, Pa.; Blanche Graves, Aiken, S.C.; Violet (Barry) Delmage, Sarnia, Ont.; brothers, Chesley (Mary) Warren and David Warren, both of St. John's, N.L. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Royal Canadian Legion Everett Branch 88, Chester Basin. Interment of ashes will take place at a later date in Arnold's Cove, N.L. Family flowers only, please. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia (902-443-8142). E-mail condolences may be sent to: gillis@davisfuneralhome.ca

 

 

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