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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
July 2010


BILLARD, Llewellyn - 86
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 9, 2010

passed away July 8, 2010 at Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Grand Bruit, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late John and Elizabeth (Lillington) Billard. In his early years, Lew sailed with the Canadian Merchant Navy and worked for Farmer's Dairy. After his retirement from the Halifax School Board, Lew enjoyed gardening and boating at his summer home in Martin's Point. In the winter months he enjoyed bridge, Senoirs socials and dinners as well as model boat building and woodworking. Lew was an active member of United Memorial Church until failing health limited his activities. He was known for his winning smile, great sense of humor, and generosity.

Lew is survived by his daughter Marlene Corey(Jim) and his son, Douglas, brothers Josh (Lorraine), Mindemoya, ON, Doug (Florence), Port Aux Basques, NL, sisters-in-law, Jean Billard, Jena Billard, Edna Drake, brother-in-law Maynard MacDonald in addition to many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Lew was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Thelma (MacDonald), sister Flora Nystedt, brothers George, Nathan, Lloyd, and Jack. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 13, at 1pm, in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Dr., Halifax, Rev. David Hann officiating. Reception to follow. Special thanks to the staff of Oakwood Terrace and Dartmouth General ICU. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice. To place an on-line condolence for the family, please visit

COOK, Edwina Eugene
February 10, 1929 - July 28, 2010
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 29, 2010
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother and friend, Edwina Cook (Goulding), of Falmouth, Hants County, on Wednesday, July 28th, 2010, at the Halifax Infirmary, Q.E. II, Halifax. Born on February 10th, 1929, in Grand Falls, Newfoundland, she was the youngest of six children of the late Garfield and Isabella (Saunders) Goulding.

While working as a salesperson for the Royal Stores, in Grand Falls, she met and married our father, the late Elam Randell Cook. Our family moved from Grand Falls to Halifax, in 1968, before taking permanent residence in Falmouth. Mom was a long time employee of Mills Brothers, Halifax, until her retirement in 1991. Mom's sense of humor and love of life endeared her to all who knew her.

She is survived by her five children, Randy (Kathy) Cook, Dartmouth; Valerie (Wendell) VanIderstine, Lr. Sackville; Gary (Donna) Cook, Lr. Sackville; Deanna (Paul) Witte, Whitby, Ont.; Pam (Victor) Leary, Falmouth. Edwina will be dearly missed by her nine grandchildren, Randy Cook Jr., Dartmouth; Darren Cook (Dawn), Lr. Sackville; Michael (Stephanie) Dooley, Calgary, Alberta; Melissa (Clifton) Langdale, Windsor; Kevin Cook (Tracy), Dartmouth; Amanda Leary, Falmouth; Daniella Cook (Mike), Dartmouth; Bradley Cook, Lr. Sackville; Rachel Witte, Whitby, Ontario; and her five great grandchildren, Daniel Dooley and Josie Dooley, Calgary, Alberta; Aiden Comish, Dartmouth; Nathan Langdale, Windsor; Madison Cook, Dartmouth; her special friend, Vivian McInnis, Halifax. Besides parents and her husband of 35 years, Elam; she was predeceased by her sisters, Greta, Annie and Lucy; her brothers, Nelson and Charles. Cremation has taken place, under the care of Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor.

We all have special memories, so please join us for a celebration of her life, from 1 -2 p.m. Saturday, July 31st, 2010, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, followed by the memorial service at 2 p.m., in the Chapel. The Rev. David Curry (Christ Church Anglican, Windsor) is officiating. A private family interment will be held at the Centre Falmouth Cemetery, Falmouth. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in memory of Edwina, to: A charity of one's choice.

DOMINAUX, Randall James - 80
Lower Sackville
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 5, 2010

passed away July 3, 2010, in Hants County Community Hospital. Born in Hare Harbour, NL, he was the son of the late Randall James and Julie-Anne(Dominix) Dominaux. The sea was his passion. Throughout his carrer, he travelled extensively on cable boats and also worked on ocean going tug boats. He then began his career in the fishing industry, working with several companies in Newfoundland and MacLeod Fisheries in Port Mouton. He worked with Clearwater Fisheries for 18 years before retiring in 2005.

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Eleanor (Freeman); sons, Kevin (Sharon), Paradise, NL; Gary, Sackville; daughter, Natalie (Paul King), Lantz; sisters, Mary Dominaux, Bay L'Argent, NL; Lisa (Gene) Palaro, Saugas, Mass; stepmother, Maise Dominaux, Bay L'Argent, NL; half-sisters, Biney (Doug) Hodder, St. Bernards, NL; Marion (Melvin) Banfield, Mt. Pearl, NL; Gloria (Keith) Osbourne, Little Bay, NL; half-brothers, Freeman, Hiraim and Norm Pope, all of NL; brother-in-law, Ronald Freeman, Hemford; many nieces and nephews and a large extended family, of whom he was extremely proud. He was predeceased by his first wife, Beatrice (Riggs); and their daughter, Karen; brothers, Charles and Harvey; sister, Eliza; half-brother, Gary; parents-in-law, Murray and Glenna (Veinot) Freeman. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., where visitation will held 2-4 and 7-9, Tuesday. Funeral service at 11am, Wednesday in St. Francis By The Lakes Anglican Church, 192 First Lake Dr., Sackville. Reception to follow, Rev. Ken Turner officiating. Interment in Oakridge Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, or Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Online condolences may be sent by visiting:

DRAKE, Ruby E. - 74
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 6, 2010

of 203-12 Faucheau Lane passed away at her home July 5, 2010. Born in Burgeo NL, she was the daughter of Dinah (Cossar) and the late Arch Matthews. She is survived by daughter, Dianne Hiltz, of BC; sons, Perry, BC; and Norman, NS; sisters, Mary MacDonald, Cora Lilly, Joan Moore; seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband Bill Drake; sons, Murdock, Dennis, Clayton and Arch. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.

Fowler, Michael Leonard
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 5, 2010

Age 55 years of Eastern Passage passed away peacefully July 3, 2010, in the VG site, QEII. Born in St. John's, NL, he was the son of Theresa (Sampson) Fowler, St. John's, NL, and the late Harold Fowler. He is survived by his wife, Danielle Richard-Fowler; daughter, Michelle Bacci; son, Zachery Fowler; stepchildren, Vanessa and Phillippe Brouilette; siblings , Andy, Bernard, Ellen "Dalton", Harold, Jim, Patricia and Tim, as well as several nieces and newphes. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7 -9pm, Tuesday, July 6 in Eastern Passage Community Funeral Home, 5 Cow Bay Rd., Eastern Passage. Funeral Service will be held 9am Wednesday from St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Passage. In lieu of flowere, donation may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences may be sent to the family at:

HAMMOND, Rev. Dr. John W.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 21, 2010

72, of Lockeport, loving husband of Joan A. (McCrory) Hammond, passed away peacefully on July 19, 2010 at the Victoria General Hospital. Born on July 19, 1938 in Bell Island, NL, he was the eldest son of the late Victor and Marie (Blackmore) Hammond. John Hammond was a "Bye from the Bay", Conception Bay. He was born and raised on the red rocks of its iron ore shores and he never forgot his roots. He wrote about its history and culture in his many books as he was an accomplished author and Newfoundland historian. Through his almost 50 years with Joan in active ministry for their Lord, they worked throughout New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and Ontario, sometimes in conditions that only God's love could explain. He had a style all his own to reach deeply into the community for the cause of Christ.

John Hammond was a friend of people and he will be sadly missed, for now. We know we will see him again. John will be sadly missed by a loving family, his brother and sisters; Lorne (Aina), Marion Mercier (Paul), Doreen Vanhumbeck (Fred), Judy Warford (Wayne); his children, Marie Callaghan (Kevin), Leila Paddock (Dean), James (Susan), Mike, Sean, Margaret Hammond- Cotter (Donnie), adopted child, Crystal (Jamie),birth mother, Cathy, adopted child, Amanda, birth mother Marie; his foster children, Marie Wolfe (Dale), and Cathy Doey (Jim); loved by his grandchildren, Lorne, Melissa, Peter, Kyra, Alyssa, Sophia, Aleea, Cameron, Kail, Kinton, Kelsee, Keygan, Tanya, and Jerry; and great- grandchildren, Shelby, Frances, and Jack James as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a wonderful younger sister, Marge. No visitation by request. A funeral service will take place on Friday July 23 at 2 P.M. at the Osborne Baptist Church, Rev. James Hammond officiating. Interment in Osborne Harbour Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Osborne Harbour Church. On-line condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guest book at:

HINDY, Wayne Wallace
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 20, 2010
Arrangements under the direction of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie, NS.
HINDY, Wayne Wallace -55, Elmsdale, passed peacefully away July 18, 2010, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, after a short illness, surrounded by his family and friends. Born in Hearts Delight, NL, he was the son of Anne Hindy, of Whitbourne, NL. Wayne was a self employed trucker for over 25 years. He was a life-long fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs. He will be sadly missed by his wife Carol (Baldwin) Hindy, daughter Tiffany, at home; mother Anne Hindy and stepfather Angus Doucette, Whitbourne, NL; sister Laurie (Kerry) Kriegel, Wisconsin, USA; in-laws Julia and Albert Baldwin, of Markland, NL; a large circle of extended family and friends; he will also be sadly missed by pets Cuddles and Ashes. Visitation 2-4 & 6-8pm today in the Ettinger Funeral Home, 2812 Hwy 2, Shubenacadie from where funeral service will be held 11am Wednesday, M. Dale Crawford DLM officiating. A reception will follow the service at the funeral home. Wayne received exceptional care while at the hospital, thus in lieu of flowers, donations to the New Colchester Regional Hospital are gratefully accepted. Family and friends may visit Wayne's Everlasting Memorial at: where they may leave written or spoken messages to honour him.

Hogan, Mary Sheila
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 21, 2010

passed away July 18, 2010, at home. Born in St. Jacques, NL, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Edna (Taylor) Fiander. She was employed for 16 years at Sears Ltd. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She is survived by daughter, Karen (Laurie) Brunt, Hubley; son Paul Jr. (Donna) Hogan, Moncton, NB; grandchildren, Robert, Vanessa, Colin, and Shelby; sisters, Margaret Reynolds, Halifax; Ethel (Joe) Uher, Dartmouth; Doris Bullen, Dartmouth; Jean (Peter) Wilms, Calgary, Alta; Kathleen Mayo, Halifax; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Paul; daughter, Shelly Hogan. A memorial service will take place at 11am. Friday, July 23, in St. Andrews Anglican Church, Timberlea. Burial to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral, 125 Sackville Dr.. Donations may be kade to IWK Hospital. On-line condolences may be made to:

JENNEX, Anne Victoria
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 9, 2010

of Halifax, passed away peacefully in the VG site, QEII, on July 8, 2010, at the age of 77. Born in St. John's, NL, she was the daughter of the late John A. and Mary Elizabeth (Neppard) White. Vicky worked at the Tex Park in downtown Halifax and then went on to work at the Halifax Infirmary as a dietician for 25 years until her retirement. She was a great lover of cats and will be missed by Furry and Blacky. She is survived by her son, Wade; sister, Mercedes, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband, Mancel; her son, Mancel Jr.; sister, Ellen; and brother, Kevin. A funeral mass wil be celebrated in St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, Monday, July 12, at 10:30am. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations in memory of Vicky may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax.

King, Ronald Henry
Lower Sackville
The Chronicle herald, Halifax, July 13, 2010

passed away suddenly at his residence on Kaye St., Lower Sackville on July 12, 2010, after a courageous battle with cancer, Ronald Henry, in his 68th year. Born on November 17, 1941, in Carbonear, NL, he was the eldest son of the late Robert Wallace and Eliza (Earle) King. He relocated with his family at an early age to Sydney where he grew up and attended Sydney Academy. After graduation he began a lifelong career in retail sales beginning in Halifax with Sobeys. He went on to work with Atlantic Wholesalers, Mahon's Stationary and Eastern Drug Services, from where he retired in 1992. Ron was a dedicated member of Knox United Church in Lowere Sackville. He was a chartered member of Lions Club International and was also a member of the Progress Club. He volunteered faithfully at Beacon House Food Bank and also Hope Cottage. He was a member of the Liberal Party of Canada, both federally and provincially, and volunteered countless hours on their behalf during federal and provincial elections over the past 30 plus years. He was an avid sports fan and cheered on the Boston Bruins and the Boston Red Sox, but his greatest sports interest was NASCAR. He attended numerous NASCAR races over the years and, thanks to his friend, Wendell Power, he was able to attend his last NASCAR race in Louden, NH just three weeks ago.

Ron always had a ready smile and friendly word for everyone and loved being able to help those in need in any way possible. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He leaves to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 46 years, Gloria; his daughter, Lisa, Lower Sackville; son Allan Scott (Shelley), Lower Sackville; brothers, Wayne (Barbara), Kentville and John (Linda), Sydney; sister-in-law, Beverley, New Glasgow; nieces, Karla, Nancy, Melissa and Allison as well as nephew, Darryl. He was predeceased by his parents; his brother, Bob and nephew, Michael King. Cremation has taken place and visitation and memorial service will take place on Thursday, July 15, in Knox United Church, Lower Sackville, Rev. Donna Lovelace, officiating. Visitation will take place from 12-2pm with a service commencing at 2pm. Private family burial to follow in Oakridge Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the church hall. Family flowers only, donations in Ron's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Knox United Church. The family wishes to thank everyone who assisted them during Ron's illness, especially the hospital and medical staff. Special thanks also to Kenny Webb, the paramedics, police officers and firemen who responded for Ron when they were needed. God bless you all!

The Deceased was born in Neil's Harbour, Victoria Co., Nova Scotia. Her Parents, John Organ and Alice Lillington, were born in Newfoundland.

MacLEOD, Dorothy "Dot"
Arrangements under the direction of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie, NS.
MACLEOD, Dorothy "Dot", Milford Station, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Neil's Harbour, Cape Breton, on May 27th 1930, she was the daughter of the late John and Alice (Lillington) Organ. Dot was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who always put her family first. Family meant the world to her and she meant the world to her family. Dot enjoyed many things in life and was especially fond of cooking for her family, sewing, knitting, playing cards, watching curling, shopping and spending summers in Neil's Harbour and Sunday family suppers.

She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years Robert "Bobby"; daughters Hughena (Gerry) Boyd, Enfield; Diane Barbrick and (Dan MacDonald), Milford Station; son Brian (Barb Cleveland), Milford Station; grandchildren Scott, Heather, Shauna, Mike, Brent, Darin, Tyler, Breanna; great grandchildren Alexandra, Kailey, Gillian, Liam, Graeson, Braylin, Christian, Ashlyn, Anna-Leigh and Ruby. She was predeceased by brothers Freeman and Hickman, sisters Eva and Ivy. No visitation. Funeral service will be held 2PM, Monday, July 26, in Ettinger Funeral Home Chapel, 2812 Hwy 2, Shubenacadie, M. Dale Crawford DLM officiating. Special thanks to Dr. Hindler, Dr. Rocker and the Colchester East Hants Palliative Care team. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association. Family and friends may send condolences to the family at:

MYLES, Lillian
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 17, 2010
Myles, Lillian Mary
: 84, Halifax, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2010 at the New Halifax Infirmary, Halifax, NS, with family by her side. Born in Harbour Mill, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late George and Hattie (Barnes) Noseworthy. Lillian was an avid member of Emmanuel Anglican Church, where she served on the Ladies Auxiliary. Lillian loved to play cards and was known for her knitting, especially mittens and sweaters. She loved to listen to Newfoundland music.

She will be fondly remembered as a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and will be sadly missed by her loving family. She is survived by her sons, Ronald Baker (Catherine), New Ross, Albert Baker (Mary), Timberlea, Frank Baker (Donna), Halifax, and John Baker (Elaine), Halifax, her daughter, Emma McNeil (Gerald), Lower L'Ardoise, NS, a step-daughter, Louise Hilson (Shane), Calgary, 20 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren. Lillian was predeceased by her husbands, Frank Baker and Herbert Myles, her daughter, Daisy Hineson (Walter), and an infant sister, Mildred. Arrangements are under the care of JA Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, NS (477.5601), where visitation will be held on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 2 PM from Emmanuel Anglican Church, Herring Cove Road, Halifax, with Rev. Dianna Brett-Frye as clergy. Interment will be held in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville, NS. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society. Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting

Poole, John Samuel
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax
Poole, John Samuel
, 79, Port Dufferin, passed away Monday, July 5, 2010, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour after a valiant battle with kidney disease, cancer and heart problems. Born July 6, 1931, in Belleoram, NL, he was a son of the late Simeon and Eva (Hardiman) Poole. Survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Fay (Dingle); son, John; daughter, Marie; grandchildren, Julia, Kari, Robbie and Cassie. Predeceased by twin sistes at birth. Visitation today 7-9pm in D. S. Crowell and Son Funeral Home, 22558 Highway 7, Sheet Harbour. Visitation Thursday, July 8, from 10am until time of service 2pm in Moser River, Pastor Wayne Dingle officiating. Burial to follow in St. James Anglican Cemetery, Port Dufferin. On-line condolences may be made to:

Seymour, Herbert - 85
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 30, 2010

passed away peacefully on July 23, 2010, in Angus Pratt Nursing Home in Newfoundland. Born in Burnt Island, NL, in January 11, 1925, he was the son of the late Michael and Lutrisha (Zatcher) Seymour. He is survived by his only remaining sibling, Tryphenia Fraser, Porter's Lake; many nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by siblings, Reg, Purcy, Huey, Bert, Jessie, Pearl, Alice and Ester; first wife Gertie; second wife Stella. Cremation has taken place. No service will be held. Many thanks to the staff of Angus Pratt Nursing Home for all the wonderful care.

Slade, Annie May - 98
Musquodobit Harbour
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 27, 2010
passed away peacefully Monday, July 26, 2010, in The Birches Nursing Home, just seven weeks shy of her 99th birthday. Born September 13, 1911, in Cox's Cove, NL, she was the daughter of the late Alfred Murley and Martha Frances (Abbot). She immigrated with her family to Halifax when she was still a preschooler, and survived the Halifax Explosion. She worked first at the Soda Fountain on Barrington, then at the French Pastry Shop on Quinpool Road before she met and married Ronald Slade, December 15, 1936. and had lived in Musquodobit Harbour ever since. She is survived by her children, Norma(Donald) Hilchie, Diane (William) Stevens, both of Musquodobit Harbour; and Ronald (Joyce) Slade of Dartmouth; eight grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; two great, great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Ronald Mitchell Brown Slade; brothers, Leslie and Roland Murley; half-brother, John Fleming. There will be no visitation but a service will be held in Rowling's Funeral Home in Musquodobit Harbour on Thursday at 2pm, Rev. Trisha Ingram officiating, with a gathering to follow at Bill and Diane Steven's, 266 Ostrea Lake Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Annie may be made to The Birches Nursing Home or Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital.



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