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Halifax Herald
June 2010

 

BARTLETT, Mr. Wayne
October 3, 1950 - June 6, 2010
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 8, 2010
BARTLETT, Wayne
- 59, of Dartmouth, passed away peacefully and heroically in the loving arms of his wife and daughters on the early morning of June 6, 2010, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Coombs Cove, N.L., Wayne moved to Nova Scotia in 1971 and later married his partner in love and life, Marion (Brushett) Bartlett. Together they raised three beautiful daughters and, in turn, perfected the art of spoiling three wonderful grandchildren.

Wayne was an extremely talented carpenter, who took great pride in his projects and was well-known for both his skill and grueling work ethic. During the last two years of his life, Wayne worked as a courier for ICS. He made many new kinships and truly loved and looked forward to seeing his friends along his route. Quick to speak to a stranger, Wayne was forever making new acquaintances and keeping old friendships alive and warm. He was a funny, warm-hearted, giving and forgiving man. Wayne will forever live on in the hearts of everyone who knew him, and his great jokes and fantastic smile will never be far away.

Wayne is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Marion (Brushett) Bartlett; proud and thankful daughters, Kim (David) Oates and Amanda (Jason) Jenkins; adoring grandchildren, Zachary, Ayden and Tori; sisters, Francis (Newman) Durnford, Conception Bay South, Kathleen (Clyde) Keeping, Grand Bank, Gloria (Frank) Harris, Mount Pearl, Wanda (Peter) Jackman, Winnipeg, Rhoda (Bruce) Rose, Grand Bank; sister-in-law Brenda Bartlett, Grand Bank; mother-in law, Mary Brushett, Grand Bank; and many cherished nephews and nieces. Wayne was predeceased by his incredible and inspirational daughter, Holly Bartlett; brother, Seward Bartlett; mother and father, Mary and Isaac Bartlett. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where funeral service will be on Wednesday, June 9 at 2 p.m. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the funeral home reception centre. Donations in memory of Wayne can be made to IWK Children's Hospital. On line condolences: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


Charlotte Reid Hollett passes away at 102
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, June 14, 2010
Hollett, Charlotte Reid
- 102, of Halifax, died June 12, 2010 in Notthwood Centre. Daughter of the late Capt. Robert Forsey and Mary Ann Dicks (Reid) Hollett, Charlotte was born in Great Burin, NL, June 5, 1908. With her family, she moved to Halifax in 1923, where she completed her education and commercial. Following ten years of employment in Halifax, Charlotte pursued a degree at Magill University, obtaining her B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Biochemistry. Then came a Ph.D. in Physiology from Vanderbilt University Graduate School, Nashville, Tenn. A year of post-doctoral research was spent in the Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. Charlotte returned to the Department of Physiology, Vanderbilt Medical School as a member of the faculty, where she engaged in medical research and teaching. Later she accepted a position in the Department of Pharmacology, Meharry Medical College, Nashvillee, Tenn., where she became Professor of Pharmacology. She authored a number of research papers published in scientific journals and presented papers a a number of national scientific conferences. Twice she received career awards from the National Institute of Health. She was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists. After retirement Charlotte returned to Nova Scotia, residing in Port Royal for 15 years, later moving to Annapolis Royal. She took an active part in community acitivities, Champlain Garden Club, Field Naturalist Society, Health Centre Auxiliary, Port Royal Cofee Club, Port Royal Sewing Society and North Hills Hiking Group. Photography, gardening and reading were her hobbies. She also travelled extensively, visiting Argentina, India, Nepal, Antartica and Greenland. She was predeceased by her sister Nita Richardson; brothers, Lseter, Morgan, Robert, Alec and Roy. Surviving are sisters-in-law Ethel Hollett, Karsdale; nieces, Bernice Oldfield and Judith Hollett, Halifax; nephews, Warren Richardson, Kingston; Graham Hollett, California; Bruce Hollett, Halifax; William Hollett and Robert Hollett. Cremation has taken place. At Charlotte's request there will be no visitation or service.

 

 

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