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: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.mem.com
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:
email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Family and friends will truly miss this one of
a kind lady.
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
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.
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
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 email@example.com 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,
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