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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
December 2010


BAYLEY (Hickey), Catherine - 87
The Chronicle Herald, December 10, 2010
with heavy hearts the family of Catherine "Kay" Mary Bayley (Hickey) announce her peaceful passing on December 8, 2010. Born in St. John's Newfoundland on March 1, 1923, Mom was the daughter of the late John and Mary Hickey (Kerrivan). She was the last surviving member of her immediate family; she was predeceased by nine brothers and one sister. Mom was also predeceased by the love of her life, husband, Harold Bayley "Bud" and by her sons, Harold "Howie" and Warren in infancy. Mom is survived by her daughters, Mona Kelly (Ron), Lower Sackville and Elaine Fiander (Fred), Hinton AB. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Peter (Christie), John, (Jeannine), Jennifer (Stephen), Greg (Alexis), Suzanne (Malcolm), Freddie (Kristy) and seven great grandchildren, Kayan, Abby, Skylar,Kyra, Adison, Kate and Jaden. Kay will be missed by many wonderful friends and loving family members who enjoyed her great humour and love of her family. We would like to express special thanks to the wonderful staff and care workers at Maplestone Enhanced Care. Their compassion and love of mom during her last days will always be appreciated and never forgotten. Also special thanks to Father James Mallon for his kind words and prayers for our mother during her final hours. Cremation has taken place under the direction of A. L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. A private funeral mass for Kay will take place on Monday, December 13th, 2010 at 11:00 am at St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Lower Sackville with interment to follow at Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations in memory of Kay may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent by visiting

BANFIELD, Orlando "Olie"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 9, 2010
Banfield, Orlando J.R. "Olie":
83, Halifax, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at Abby Lane, Camphill Hospital, Halifax, NS. Born in Bay L'Argent, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Harvey and Martha Jane (Melloy) Banfield. For over 30 years, Olie had been employed with Canada Post, from where he retired in 1990 as a supervisor. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Olie loved the outdoors and was a sun worshiper, but his greatest passion in life was his grandchildren, Scott, Janet, Morgan, and Paige. He is survived by his sons, Calvin (Faye), and Harvey, his daughter, Cathy (Mike) Holmes, four grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Christine (MacDougall) Banfield in 2005, and was also predeceased by a sister, Joyce, and an infant sister, Muriel. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Dr. Amy Gillis and all the nursing staff of 9 Lane, Abby Lane, for all of the care and compassion shown to Olie while under their care. Resting at JA Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, NS (477.5601), where visitation will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2010 from 10 AM to 1 PM, followed by a funeral service beginning at 1 PM from the funeral home chapel, with Rev. Dianna Brett-Frye as officiating clergy. Interment will take place at Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville, NS. The family would appreciate remembrances in memory of Olie to the Children's Wish Foundation or to the charity of one's choice. Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting

BARRY, Carl Patrick
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 13, 2010
Carl went to God peacefully surrounded by loved ones at home on December 10, 2010. Born in Cornerbrook, NL, son of Patrick and Angela (DeCoste) Barry. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; daughters, Natalie(Jason); Shantelle (Eric); son, Carl; brothers, Terrance and Jerry; sisters, Mary and Marie; grandchildren, Amanda, Nathan, Sydnee, Kennedy, and MacKenzie. Predeceased by sisters, Winnie, Marquita and Ada; and daughter, Barbara. Special thanks to Cathy MacMillan and Dr. Smith (Palliative Care), Dr. Rafiq and all the VON staff who made it possible for Carl to be home. Thanks to the many friends for their kindness and support. Cremation has taken place in Dartmouth Funeral Home. Buriel will be in Cornerbrook, NL at a later date. Celebration of Carl's life will also be a a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Colchester East Hants Hospice.

JAMIESON, Rosela Pearl
JAMIESON, Rosela Pearl
(85), Milford Haven Home For Special Care, Guysborough passed away peacefully on December 25, 2010 at the Home. Born in St. John's Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Theodore Malcolm & Geraldine (Caravan) Upshall. After graduating she attended Bible College in Toronto and for a short time worked at the Toronto General Hospital. After moving to Tor Bay she taught Sunday School in Tor Bay and New Harbour Churches and became a member of the New Harbour United Baptist Church. She also took care of several disabled foster children for many years. Pearl was employed for a time at Eastern Shore Fisheries, Larry's River. A very creative person who could make beautiful crafts by simply using everyday items. She also loved to knit and give gifts to her family.

Pearl was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by son Lorne (Wanda), Tor Bay; brother Gerald (Mabel), St. John's, Nfld; grandchildren Amanda (Geoffrey) Fisher, Truro and Erine (Steven) McAuley, Elmsdale; great grandchildren Ethan & Hannah Fisher. Several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Russell Gordon Jamieson, infant daughter Evelyn; brothers Neil, Albert and Roy; sisters Dorothy & Gladys. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 on Tuesday in the New Harbour United Baptist Church from where funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 2pm with Rev. John Smith officiating. Burial in Tor Bay Community Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the New Harbour United Baptist Church, Milford Haven Home for Special Care or the Alzheimer Society of Canada. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of the G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, 17545 Highway 316, Country Harbour. On-line condolences may be made at

KELLY, Edna Verna
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 3, 2011
83, Spryfield, passed away December 31, 2010 in the Northwood Manor. She was a daughter of the late Theodore and Edith (Locke) Bullen. Edna was originally from Harbour Breton, NF and came to Nova Scotia in 1943. She married Joe in 1944 and for years they operated Joe's Fish and Chips, Spryfield. She worked in the hospitality industry as a waitress at the Brass Rail Restaurant and the Ardmore Tea Room. She then went to work at the Chronicle Herald where she retired from. In her later years Edna became actively involved in the seniors community of Spryfield and was a founding member of the Golden Age Social Club in Spryfield. She loved to play cards, darts, dance and just be with people, even after her stroke seven years ago, Edna became actively involved at Northwood where she went to live. Everyone knew and loved her. She had an ironwill and was a very strong woman which was evident in her battle with COPD. She fought til the end.

Edna is survived by son; Joseph, Dartmouth, three daughters; Barbara Rogerson, Tammy Kelly, both of Halifax, Deborah, Kanata, Ont., brothers; George (Irene) , Bedford, Ted (Violet), Corner Brook, NF, Merrill (Lila), Harbour Breton, NF, Hubert, Petit deGras, Sydney, Saint John, NB; sisters Eileen Honeycutt, Newfoundland, Jane Windsor, Edmonton, AB; grandchildren; Benjamin, Cindy, Colleen, Christine, Matthew, James, great grandchildren Aaron, Patrick, Piper, Nehiley, Sefa and David. She will also be missed by her best friend in Northwood, Charlie Hurshman. She was predeceased by husband Joe, daughter Jocelyn, brother John, and grandsons Glenn, David. Arrangements are under the care of J.A. Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd. (477-5601). No visitation by request. A funeral mass will be held Wednesday January 5, 2011 at 10 a.m. from St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Spryfield, Fr. Frank Pellerin as celebrant. Reception to follow. Interment to take place in St. John Anglican Cemetery Halifax. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Special thanks to the staff of 10 Manor, who took such good care of Mom, especially in her final days. Their kindness will not be forgotten.

LOADER, Netta A.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 23, 2010
LOADER, Netta A.
, 84, of Queens Manor, Liverpool, formerly of Brooklyn, Queens County, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 with her family by her side. Born in Petites, NL, she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Sarah (Courtney) Collins. At the age of 19, Netta attended the Maritime Bible Institute in Truro and later joined the Eastern Pentecostal Bible College in Peterborough, ON. She, along with her late husband Wilbur, served over 50 years in the ministry with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada in various communities such as Queensway Cathedral, Toronto for 12 years, Thedford, ON for two years followed by their move to the Maritimes where they served throughout in Lockeport, Halifax, Glace Bay, Bathurst, Hartland, Liverpool and Woodstock until their retirement.

She is survived by her daughter Brenda (Robert) Lake of Mersey Point; her son Brian (Vickie) of White Point; Her grandchildren Robin (Randi) Lake, Ritchie (Kristen) Lake, Damara Loader, Brennan Loader and Janelle Loader. Great grandchildren Morgan Loader, Rory Lee Lake and Rylea Lake. She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years Wilbur "Bill"; sisters: Selina MacDonald and Clara MacDonald and brothers Edgar, Stanley and Garland. Visitation will be Monday, December 27th, 2010 from 7 until 9 p.m. in Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in Highway Pentecostal Assembly, Brooklyn. Pastor Fred Carr officiating. Burial will be in Seaside Cemetery, Brooklyn. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Highway Pentecostal Assemblies or the Salvation Army. Online condolences may be made to

LOWERY, Elizabeth Maude - 79
of Halifax
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 7, 2010

passed away on December 6, 2010, in King's County Memorial Hospital, Montague, P.E.I. Born in St. John's NL, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Ellen (Kent) Merchant. Survived and sadly missed by daughters, Christina (Eugene Hughs) Lowery, Cardigan Head, P.E.I.; sons, Edward, Halifax; Paul(Angela), Montreal; grandchildren, Joshua, Georgia, Sam; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband, Samuel "Billy"; brothers, Thomas, Fred, Bob, Doug, Billy, Chesley; sisters, Doris, Joan, Florence, Pat, Bernice and Jean. Funeral service will be held at 11am, Friday in St. John Vianney Church, Sackville. Internment in Oakridge memorial Gardens, Sackville. Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society. Arrangements entrusted to T. K. Barnard funeral Home. Special thanks to the staff of Oakwood Terrace UnitC and Dr. Peter Petropolis. On-line condolences can be sent to:

MOORE, Elsie Alice
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 7, 2010

It is with great sadness, that the family of Elsie Alice Moore, 85, of Lunenburg, announce her passing on Monday, December 6, 2010 at South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Little Bay West, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late John and Roseanna (Garland) Skinner.

Elsie was a wonderful mom to her large extended family and enjoyed entertaining them with every opportunity given her. She had a heart filled with love and shared that love generously. She enjoyed cooking and baking, knitting, playing cards and Bingo. She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg. She is survived by daughters, Stella Moore, Lunenburg; Rowena Keizer, First South; Eileen (Barry) Mills, Lilydale; Rose Moore, Lunenburg; Doreen (Kevin) Corkum, Spectacle Lakes; sons, John (Ada) Moore and Howard (Marguerite) Moore, both of Harbour Breton, NL; Harold (Paulette) Moore, Rhodes Corner; Fred Jr. Moore, Lunenburg; Eli (Arlene) Moore, First South; sister, Beatrice Hiltz, Centre; brothers, Chesley (Doreen), Bridgewater; Albert (Josephine), Lunenburg; Eli (Rita) Centre; Kenneth "Raymond"(Germaine), Lunenburg; Winston, Bridgewater; 25 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; 3 step-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Frederick; brothers, Arthur and Stanley and son-in-law, Norman Keizer.

Friends are invited to share their memories of Elsie with her family at the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy. 3, Lunenburg on Tuesday from 2 - 4 pm and 7 - 9 pm. A service to celebrate Elsie's life will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Michael Mitchell officiating. Interment will be in Sunny Valley Cemetery, Centre. Flowers from the immediate family only. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia, M.S. Society of Canada or to a charity of your choice.

O'CONNELL, Amanda Maud - 90
of Sackville/Bedford
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax
passed away December 31, 2010, in Norwood Centre, Halifax. Born in Wood's Island, Bay of Islands, NL, she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Emily (Barnes) O'Connell. During her life time Maud was the manager of Welland's Night Club, Corner Brook, NL until it burned down, then worked for Coleman's Clothing and Grocery Store, Corner Brook, NL. She then moved to Nova Scotia and worked for Tower's, Bedford until her retirement. Maud was predeceased by brother, William and another brother who died during the war; sister, Ellie. A graveside service will be held Monday, January 17, at 10am in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Arrangements entrusted to T. K. Barnard Funeral Home, Sackville.

POLKINHORN, Annie "Ann" Laura
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 20, 2010
(January 7, 1914 - December 18, 2010)
POLKINHORN, Annie Laura "Ann"
- 96 of Kingston N.S. passed away Saturday, December 18, 2010 in Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late John and Susanne (Bishop) Simms. Ann was a former employee of Steven's Florist, Kingston and had been a volunteer with Valley Care Line. She had been made an Honorary President of the Opportunity Shop, Greenwood. Ann is survived by niece Joan Hagen, Timberlea and her family. She was predeceased by her husband Frank and sister Rita Hudson. Ann's family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Ainamo and the nurses of Soldiers' Memorial Hospital as well as neighbours Carol Melnick, Eugene and Jackie Cowie, Gordon and Millie Skanes and Barb Bezanson. At Ann's request, cremation has taken place. Private interment will be at a later date in the North Kingston Cemtery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448. Online condolences may be made through:

The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 2, 2011
90 formerly of Happy Valley/Goose Bay, Labrador passed away Dec 27th 2010 at Ryan Hall Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. He was born in Trap Cove, Labrador to the late Abigail (Sutton) and John Rumbolt. He spent his early years fishing with his father, brothers and uncles and often reminisced of his early days on the Labrador coast. He retired from the American/Canadian Air Force Base in Goose Bay in 1987 after 35 years service. He was proud to have received several awards for his hard work and dedication from the Base Commander and the Prime Minister of Canada. After retirement, he moved to Bridgewater to be closer to his family. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion HV/GB Branch 051 and later Branch 024 in Bridgewater.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Lily May in 1967, sons Eric Bernard in 1950 and Isaac in 2010 along with 11 brothers and sisters. He was the last surviving member of his family and proud to have lived the longest reaching a personal goal of 90 years on Dec 18th. He is survived by sons Bernie (Kathy Jo) Bridgewater; Eric Jr, Edmonton; daughters Linda (David) Winthrop, Washington State; Patricia (Roy) Annapolis, Maryland; Trudy (Scott) Goose Bay, Labrador; 13 grandchildren,16 great grandchildren and many loved nieces and nephews. His remains have been cremated. A private service will be held at the home of his son Bernie and a Celebration of His Life with internment will be held in Labrador in the summer of 2010. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Donations can be made to the charity of your choice. On-line condolences for the family can be sent to

TIZZARD, Ruby Phyllis
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 22, 1010
Born: August 27, 1931
Died: December 20, 2010
TIZZARD, Ruby Phyllis
- 79, of Dartmouth. It is with great sadness that we the family of Ruby Phyllis Tizzard announce her death as a result of cancer diagnosed in 2010. Born in St. John's, N.L., she was married to the late Robert Maxwell Tizzard, who passed away in 1987. She was a daughter of the late William and Emma Bishop. Ruby was predeceased by brothers, Bill and Lloyd. She is survived by her sister, Doris Cooney and several nieces and nephews in St. John's, N.L. Her daughter, Debbie, lives in Moncton, N.B., with husband, John, and children, Brian, Banff, Alta.; Meghan, Oxford; and Kristy, Haileybury, Ont. Ruby's son, Robert "Bobby", lives in Dartmouth. They had a special bond and she relied on him as he was always there for her.

Ruby worked for many years with the Dartmouth Community Homemakers Association. She retired at 67 years of age and leaves behind a legacy of caring for family and others. She was an active member of the Dartmouth Senior Centre. She enjoyed lawn bowling, darts and lane bowling. She was a proud member of "The Golden Girls", some of whom have left this world (Olive and Nadie), leaving behind Brenda, Rose, Edna and Ada to carry on. Ruby loved life, especially being involved with her family, grandchildren and friends. She loved Debbie and John's dog, Rascal, who died in February 2009 and we know he is waiting for her with his leash or to curl up on the sofa to watch a good game of curling or hockey with Sid the Kid. Family thanks everyone for their kindness and support throughout this difficult year. Special thanks to all the Golden Girls and Zelda, Ed and Bev. Donations would be appreciated to the Dartmouth Senior Centre, Dartmouth General Hospital, the local SPCA or charity of choice. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, December 23, at 10 a.m. in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, reception to follow. Private interment at a later date in Mt. Hermon Cemetery. To place a message of condolence please visit:

WAMBOLT, Hilda Jessie
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 22, 2010
Wambolt, Hilda Jessie
, 77 of Dartmouth, passed away December 18, 2010 in the Oceanview Manor. Born in Heart's Delight, NL, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Emma Legge. She is survived by son Brenton Jr. She was predeceased by her husband Brenton Sr., sisters Clair, Bessy, Jane, May, brothers Arthur, Joe, George. A memorial service will be held 1pm Tuesday December 28, 2010 in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home. Donations to Alzheimers Soc. For online condolences, please visit:



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