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Halifax Herald
April 2009

 

COLLINS (Grandy), Mary Edith
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, May 2, 2009

99, Halifax, passed away Monday, April 27, 2009, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born on December 4, 1909, in Garnish, Fortune Bay, N.L., she was a daughter of the late William Aaron and Emma (Kirby) Grandy and the last surviving member of her immediate family. Mary came to Halifax in 1929 as a landed immigrant and before long met her future husband, Gordon. They were married for 68 wonderful years. She worked in the general ledger and sales audit divisions of Simpsons Department Store for many years, retiring in 1973. In her leisure time she enjoyed family car trips, winters spent in Florida, crocheting, doing cryptoquotes and crossword puzzles, and she especially enjoyed playing bridge.

Mary was very devoted to her three grandchildren, to whom she gave so much of her time, particularly during their formative years. She will be deeply missed by her only daughter, Barbara Keating; son-in-law, Dr. David; and grandchildren, Sean, Bradley, and Lauren. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews throughout Canada and the United States. In addition to Gordon, who passed away in September 2008, she was predeceased by her brothers, Percival, Ernest, Matthew, in infancy, and Harold; and her sister, Ada. Cremation has taken place and a private family interment will be held in St. John's Cemetery. A memorial service celebrating Mary's life will take place on Tuesday, May 5, at 2 p.m., in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Dr., Halifax, with Rev. Sandra Cox officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Nova Scotia Division, or a charity of your choice. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at: condolences.snow@ns.aliantzinc.ca or visit www.mem.com


DOWDING, Winnifred
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 17, 2009

Passed peacefully away in Central Newfoundland Health Care Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor, N.L., on Monday, April 13, 2009, Mrs. Winnifred Dowding, age 81 years of Hermitage, N.L. Leaving to mourn are her loving family, daughters, Lillian, Lower Sackville; Mona (Roland Abbott), Hermitage; Brenda (Ralph England), Lower Sackville; sons, Ernest and Johnny (Judy), all of Sackville; grandchildren, Paul, Janet, Yvonne, Brian, Amanda, Tina, John, Neil, Jake, Amanda and Daniel; great-grandchildren, Amy, Tim, Nadine, C.J., Nicholas and Timothy; special caregiver and friends, Harold and Bonnie Sansome, plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, John; parents, Mary and Edwin Roberts. Funeral service was held Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Anglican Church in Hermitage with Rev. Bruce Vallis officiating. Interment followed in Anglican Cemetery in Hermitage. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses on 3A and the Dialysis Unit of Central Newfoundland Health Care Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor. Donations in Mrs. Dowding's memory may be made to the Dialysis Unit at Grand Falls-Windsor. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Spencer's Funeral Home. Visit us at: spencersfuneralhome.com


DUNPHY (Wiseman), Dorothy N.,
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 7, 2009

82 years, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully April 5, 2009, at home. Born in Corner Brook, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Bert and Georgina Wiseman. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara (John) MacEwen and grandchildren, Patrick and Lori-Beth, all of Dartmouth. She was predeceased by her husband, Patrick. Her remains are resting in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., from where a funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Oakridge Cemetery. Family flowers only, by request. As an expression of sympathy please make a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.


DYER, Fred Alexander
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 24, 2009

67, Lower Sackville, passed away April 22, 2009, at home. Born in Corner Brook, N.L., he was a son of the late Henry and May Dyer. Fred worked for Canadian National Railway for 38 years. He was an usher in Rock Church. Fred is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Lillian; daughter, Katrina (Steven) Hartlen, Lower Sackville; Dwayne (Christa) Dyer, Edmonton, Alta.; sisters, Hazel (Dyer) Watters, Beulah (Dyer) MacRury; brother, Gordon Dyer; grandchildren, Alyssa, Logan, Joshua, Hailey and Nathan; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Ruby (Dyer) Wong and Evelyn White; brother, George Dyer. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 26, 6-9 p.m. in Rock Church. Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 27 at 2 p.m. in Rock Church. Burial will follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Donations may be made to the Rock Church Missions. On-line condolences may be made to: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


FELTHAM, Bertram Steward
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 29, 2009

of Gambo, N.L. passed away peacefully on April 27, 2009, in Lakeside Manor, Gander, N.L. in his 91st year. Predeceased by his son, Verden Job Feltham of Nova Scotia. Leaving to remember him with fond and loving memories are his wife, Minnie; daughter, Bernice (Winston) Bennett of Lower Debert; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Feltham of Bible Hill; his sons, Gary of Churchill Falls, N.L.; Leslie (Patricia) Rodgers of Centreville, N.L.; his brother, Peter of Toronto and sister, Alfreda Paul of Gander; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Visitation in Pritchett's Funeral Home in Gambo today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral to be held on Thursday, April 30, at 11 a.m. in Emmanuel United Church in Gambo. Burial to follow in the United Church Cemetery in Gambo. Any donations may be made to the United Church Fund in Gambo. To leave a message of condolence to the family, please visit our website at: www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca


GARDINER, Emily Elizabeth
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 24, 2009

78, of Timberlea, passed away April 23, 2009, in the Halifax Infirmary Site, QEII. Born in New Perlican Trinity Bay, N.L., she was the daughter of the late William and Lillian (Short) Hiscock. She worked with Simpson's and retired from The Bay in 1995. She is survived by several cousins and good friends in Greenwood Heights. Predeceased by husband, Ernest in 2002 and son, Gary in 1959. Visitation will be held today from 6-8 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 27, both in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St.; Rev. Carson Baxter officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. E-mail condolences may be sent to: condolences.snow@ns.aliantzinc.ca or visit Mem.com


GLAZEBROOK, Lucy Ann
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 24, 2009

98, Ferguson Cove, passed away April 22, 2009, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Cape Broyle, N.L. She was a daughter of the late James and Julia (Ryan) O'Brien. She was a long-time employee of Sears. Lucy was an Honoured Royal Lady of the Elks Club. She belonged to Purcell's Cove Social Club. Lucy was known as "Nanny Glazebrook" of Ferguson's Cove. She was well known and loved throughout the area for her kind nature and her door was always open. She is survived by daughter, Sandra (Trueman) Tufts, of Timberlea; son, Jim (Sharon) Glazebrook, of Ferguson's Cove; sisters, Anna O'Brien, Maggie O'Brien, Barbara O'Brien, Sister Marie O'Brien, and Joan Boland, all of Newfoundland; grandchildren, Heather-Lee (Rob) Jewers, Ja-Red (Andrea) Glazebrook, Jacob Glazebrook; great-grandchildren, Makayla and Hayden Jewers, and Lucie Glazebrook; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Joseph, a well decorated Second World War veteran who received the Distinguished Flying Cross from the Royal Air Force. She was also predeceased by brothers, Cecil and Frank; sisters, Sister Redempta, Madeline, Ethel, and Gertrude. Visitation will be held 2-4 p.m. Saturday, and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 27, in St. Thomas Aquinas, Oxford Street. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice. E-mail condolences may be sent to: condolences.snow@ns.aliantzinc.ca or visit www.MeM.com
Family and friends will truly miss this one of a kind lady.


HARVEY, Lenora
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 20, 2009

85, of Halifax, passed away April 18, 2009, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Burnt Island, N.L., she was the daughter of the late William and Susie (Poole) Hardy. Lenora was a good mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and loving wife. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and cooking especially for her loving family by whom she will be dearly missed. She is survived by her daughter, Sheila S. Harvey of Halifax; son, John (Sylvia) of Lr. Sackville; sister, Helen (Chris) Young, and brother, Richard (Stella), both of Kelowna, B.C.; grandchild, Tony (Laura), and great-grandchild, Ryan; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 53 years, John "Jack"; son, Rodney in infancy; sisters, Gladys, Harriet and Elizabeth; brothers, Nathan and Jim, and also by Tootsie. Cremation has taken place. Visiting will be 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, with a memorial service at 3 p.m. all in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Rev. George Westhaver officiating. A private family burial will take place in Fort Massey Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. Condolences may be left at: www.mem.com


JOSEPH, Raymond John
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 13, 2009
1922 - 2009
. Passed away on Friday, April 10, 2009. He was born in Windsor, but raised in Deer Lake, N.L. As a young man he attended Saint Bonafice College in St. John's, N.L. and then joined the Royal Air Force in Gander, N.L. Following his service in the war, he returned to Deer Lake and worked in his family businesses including Joseph's Credit Jewelry Ltd. In 1964, he moved to Halifax with his wife and children. He began a property business in Halifax and also worked for Farmers Dairy driving trucks for 10 years until he retired at 55. He then resided in Herring Cove.

Raymond was a member of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, and in Newfoundland he was a member of the Lions Club and School Board. He was passionate about cars and at age 70 bought his first motorcycle. "Ray" also played in his own band as a drummer until he was 40. Raymond loved animals, especially his five year companion "Kitty". His positive attitude towards life, his ability never to judge others, and his tremendous gift of forgiveness were his remarkable qualities.

Raymond was predeceased by his wife of 40 years, Cecelia Margaret Joseph (Laba); his brother, Charles Daniel; and his sisters, Francis Mary Joseph, and Josephine David (January 2009). Raymond is survived by his daughters, Ramona Joseph and Darlene Jollimore (Jerry Delorey); and granddaughters, Darlene Jollimore, J.Jaye Carhart (Ball), and Carla Ball; and nieces. He will be sadly missed by his beloved cat "Kitty Joseph". The family would like to extend a special thank you to dear Noelle and Alex. A private family viewing and service will be held this week. In his memory, donations can be made to the Nova Scotia SPCA.


KENDALL, Susan Helen "Maud"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 14, 2009

90, of Hantsport, Hants Co., formerly of Port Aux Basque, N.L., passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 11, 2009, with her granddaughter, Darcy Silver by her side, in Rosemarie's Homes, Hantsport. Born on August 24, 1918, in Port Aux Basque, she was a daughter of the late James and Julia (Savory) Carter. Maud was a homemaker most of her life. She moved from Newfoundland to Halifax in 1943 and, after having her family of seven children, she worked at Charlton's Grocery Store and later she retired from F.W. Woolworth Department store in the Bayer's Road Shopping Centre. Maud was a lady with great faith throughout her life. She loved bingo, television wrestling and she was a masterful cook.

Surviving are her sons, James (Lillian) Ford, Hammonds Plains; Dohn Kendall, Berwick; daughters, Doreen White (Charlie Purdy), Lower Sackville; Sharon (Arthur) Hodder, Halifax; Ruby (Paul) Lacroix, Halifax; sisters, Dolly Lavalliant, Lower Sackville; Margaret Fraser, Port Aux Basque; Mary Pike, Port Aux Basque; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Vern Silver, Ellershouse; daughter-in-law, Helen Kendall, Drumheller, Alta. Maud was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph Ford; second husband, Mack Kendall; son, Gerald Sinclair Kendall; daughter, Carol Marie "Sis" Silver; brothers, Robert, Eric, and Isaac Carter; sister, Pearl. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, April 16, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home Chapel, 194 King St., Windsor. Rev. Michael Boyd officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax. Donations in memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: www.lindsaysfuneralhome.com   A heart felt thank you to Rosemarie's Homes, your care and love was above and beyond.


LAWTON, Dr. Louis Edmund
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 4, 2009

90, family physician for 54 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday April 1, 2009, in St. John's, N.L. Dr. Louis Edmund Lawton. Left to mourn are his beloved wife of 60 years, Ethel (Brown); children, Kenneth (Leah), Louis (Suzanne), Anna (Dr. Al Felix), John (Katie) and David (Lisa); grandchildren, Patrick, Christopher, Michelle, Andrew, Maria, Emily, Rosemary, Keith and Benjamin. Also left to mourn are his brother, Dr. Robert Lawton (Josephine); his sister, Anna Lawton; and his sister-in-law, Mavis Muirhead, of Halifax. Dr. Lawton was predeceased by his parents, Louis J. Lawton and Bride Lawton of Bell Island; his brothers, Keith Lawton of Halifax; and Father William K. Lawton; and his sister, Eleanor Lawton of St. John's, N.L. Dr. Lawton will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by his family and also by the thousands of patients and friends alike whose lives he enriched through his family and maternity practice, his teaching, his innumerable volunteer activities, his easy humour, his impressive intellect and his boundless supply of love and kindness. Resting in Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John's, N.L., with visitation yesterday and today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held on Saturday, April 4, at 9:30 a.m. in St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, charitable donations in his memory may be made to Doctors Without Borders at: www.msf.ca. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit: www.carnells.com


MacLEAN (Dalton), Bridget "Bride"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, May 2, 2009

82, Cape Broyle, N.L. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother and grandmother, Bridget Maclean, on Thursday, April 30, 2009 in the Palliative Care Unit, L. A. Miller Centre, St. John's, N.L. She was predeceased by her husband, Allan (2002). Left to mourn are son, Joe (Eileen), Nova Scotia; granddaughters, Jennifer (Jason) Rushton, Carolyn (Jamie) Nolter; great-grandchildren; Cameron, Julia, Liam, Abigail, Benjamin; sisters Margaret (Austin) Ryan, Ella Erwin; brothers, Bren (Eileen), Edward (Gert); sisters-in-law, Madonna Dalton, Cape Broyle, N.L.; and Bernadette, Ontario; brother-in-law, Barry, Australia; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Remains resting in Fahey's Funeral Home, Fermeuse, today and Sunday from 2 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial on Monday, May 4 at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church. Interment in Our Lady of the Cape Cemetery, Cape Broyle, N.L. To express condolences on-line please visit www.faheysfuneralhome.ca


OZON, Eve Augustus "Gus"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 27, 2009

58, of Mersey Point, Queens Co., passed away Saturday, April 25, 2009, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool, surrounded by his family and loved ones. Born in Benoit's Cove, N.L., he was the son of the late Eve A. and Kathleen (Hynes) Ozon. Gus was a fisherman for many years before going to work with the Department of Transportation, where he was employed for over 25 years until his retirement due to ill health. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, playing bingo and cards. He is survived by his companion, Una Gallant; sons, Derrick (Lynn) Ozon, of Lunenburg; Mike (Joanne) Ozon of Liverpool; Shawn Ozon, of White Point; Gus Gallant (Amanda Zwicker), of LaHave; David Gallant (Rachel Derocher) of Halifax; Devin Gallant (Mandy Whynot) of Milton; Billy Joe (Jennifer) Gallant, of Ontario; sisters, Dot (Mart) Fewers, of Benoit's Cove; Judy Ozon, of Mount Moriah, N.L.; brother, Peter (Joanne) Ozon, of Cornerbrook, N.L.; 11 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Dulcie; brothers, Kevin, Ronald, and Alex. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandler's Funeral Home, Liverpool. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the family. On-line condolences may be made at www.chandlersfuneral.com


PARSONS (Cooper), Marlene
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 9, 2009

56, of Halifax, passed away April 5, 2009, at home. Born in Cornerbrook, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Marwood and Helen (Bishop) Parsons. Marlene was a crossing guard for 11 years, and a home support worker for 20 plus years. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards, and spending time with family and friends. Marlene is survived by sons, Lawrence (Paula) Cooper, and Mark (Andrea) Cooper; brothers, Raymond (Susan) Parsons, Frank (Rose) Parsons and Sean (Sharon) Parsons; grandchildren, Jordan, Emma, and Liam; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Lawrence Cooper. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J.A. Snow Funeral Home. No service by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association. A special thank you to Bernadette Howard, for the compassion and care you have shown and given to Mom over the past year, you are a true friend. Thank you to Fay Manning, Dr. Morzycki and staff, Dr. Neu, Dr. Rheaume, VON, Northwood Homecare and Palliative Care. E-mail condolences.snow@ns.aliantzinc.ca or by visiting: www.mem.com


PELLEY, Clyde "Crawford"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 24, 2009

74, of Bridgewater, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2009, in Queen's Manor Nursing Home, Liverpool. Born in Port Union, N.L., he was a son of Jessie (Haines) Banfield of Halifax and the late Alexander Pelley. In his earlier years Crawford worked with the Department of Transport and then went on to own his own plumbing and heating business in Gander, N.L. He retired after working 30 years as Chief Engineer on the fishing dragger for National Sea Products.

Crawford was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with family, and had a love for music, playing the organ and harmonica. He will be deeply missed by many. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, the former Anne Allen; daughter, Doreen (Derreck) Ivany, Halifax; son, Richard (Susan) Pelley, Bridgewater; stepchildren, Wade (Cindy) Knickle, Spectacle Lakes; Valerie (Derek) Keddy, Kentville; Jennifer (Roy) Mills, Lunenburg; sister, Betty Mason, Port Union, N.L.; brothers, Jack Pelley, Halifax; Walter (Theresa) Pelley, North Sydney; Fred (Angela) Pelley, Halifax; Richard (Janice) Pelley, Halifax; Alex (June) Pelley of the Northwest Territories; half-sister, Judy Banfield, LaHave Manor; two grandsons; two stepgrandsons; two stepgranddaughters and one great great-grandson. Crawford was predeceased by brother, Clayton. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy No. 3, Lunenburg and where a memorial service to celebrate Crawford's life will be held on Monday at 2 p.m., Rev. Ken Wild officiating. Interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca


WHEELER, Mary "Madeleine"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 1, 2009

53, of Mahone Bay, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2009, in Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Sheeves Cove, Port Au Port, N.L., she was a daughter of James and Dorothy (Young) Wheeler, Maitland. Over the years, Madeleine worked as a cook and baker in many restaurants and later worked as a homecare worker in the area. Her love of life, family and friends, and the enjoyment she found riding on Harley's were so important to her. Madeleine's quiet courage, strength of spirit, and sense of humour will be carried forward by those who knew and loved her. Besides her parents, she is survived by daughter, Roxanne Wheeler (Glenn Freeman), Kingston; sisters, Audrey (Austin Green) Wheeler, Stonehurst; Jo-Ann (Douglas) Peveril, Hebbville; brothers, Owen (Lisa), Molega Lake; Leonard (Pearl), Oakhill; Harold (Mona), Oakland; Jacob (Sherry), Mahone Bay; granddaughter, Jazmin Freeman; 11 nieces and nephews; and several cousins. She was predeceased by sister, Maida. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. No. 3, Lunenburg, where a memorial service to celebrate Madeleine's life will be held Sunday at 3 p.m., Rev. Vivian Moores officiating. Interment will be held at a later date in Newfoundland. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to the Lodge that Gives, Lung Association of Nova Scotia, or to Fabry Society of Canada. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca

 

 

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