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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
March 2010

 

ALLEN, Winnifred P.
The Chronicle Herald, March 24, 2010

Known to her friends and family as "Winnie", passed away peacefully on March 15, 2010, at the age of 77, in Queens County. She was born in Port aux Basques, NL on November 6, 1932, to her parents, Rose and Leslie Carter. She lived her adult life in Pleasant River and will be very much missed by her children, Vicki, Rick, Alan, Nicki and Troy; grandchildren, Alex, Patrick, Chantel, Kyle, Terra Jean, Ben, Carter and Braydon; and great-grandchildren, Sabrina, Chloe, Charlie, and Parker. She is survived by her brothers and sisters, Ilene, Albert, Bob, Winston, Charlie and Linda and predeceased by her granddaughter, Sherra Lee; brothers, Cecil and Leslie. A service will be held in Pleasant River Trinity United Church at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, with Pastor Tom Watson officiating. The service will be followed by a gathering at Pleasant River Community Hall. Donations in memory may be made to the Nova Scotia Lupus Society or United Church Mission Service Fund.


CLUETT, Reuben 68
Halifax
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 9, 2010

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Reuben Cluett on March 7, 2010, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Garnish, Fortune Bay, N.L., he was a son of the late George and Martha (Grandy) Cluett. Over the years, he worked for Imperial Oil, Nova Scotia Savings and Loan Co., and retired from TD Canada Trust in the year 2000. Reuben was a very loving husband, father, and grandfather. He adored and was so very proud of his grandchildren. He enjoyed curling, golfing, traveling, and always had a joke to tell. Surviving are his wife, the former Betty Mitchell; daughter, Karen and husband, Jeff Mathieu, Tantallon; grandchildren, Nicole (Sweetpea) and Tyler; sister, Gertrude Moulton, Halifax; brothers, Charles, Dartmouth; Gerald, Halifax; his sisters-in-law and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by brothers, Alfred, Walter and Roy. Reuben adored, and is so proud of his grandchildren. Family will receive relatives and friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10 in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Dr., Halifax, where a funeral service will take place at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 11, 2010. Rev. Don Ruggles officiating. Interment will take place in St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or charity of choice. To send condolences to the family, please visit: www.jasnowfuneralhome.com


CORKUM, Mrs. Anita "Mae"
1932-2010
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 2, 2010
Anita "Mae" Corkum
- 78, of Church Street, Port Williams, Kings County, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2010 in Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in George's Brook, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late John and Delilah (Bailey) Ploughman. Anita enjoyed being a homemaker and loved caring for her family. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Milford; three daughters, Angela (Arnold) Williston, Miramichi, New Brunswick; Susan (Tim) Chung, Laos; Nadea (Simon) Cheung, Hong Kong; three sons, Calvin (Sherry) Riverview, New Brunswick; Edwin (Brenda) Church Street, Port Williams; Alan (Jane), Port Williams; two sisters, Effie Hodder, George's Brook; Beulah Florio, New Jersey, United States; a brother, Colin Ploughman, Scotland; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by several brothers and sisters. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, April 2, 2010 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2010, Mr. Klinton Jacques and Mr. William Bryant officiating. Burial will take place in the Scott's Bay Cemetery, Kings County. Donations in memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.


CROUCHER, Mr. Selby Claude "Sam"
February 19, 1944 - March 28, 2010
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 30, 2010
CROUCHER, Selby Claude "Sam"
- (CPO 1, CD), age 66 of Scotch Village, passed away March 28, 2010, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Born in Long Island, NL., he was the son of the late Victor and Clara (Fiefield) Croucher. Sam joined the Royal Canadian Navy in March 1963, retiring in August 1996 with the rank of CPO First Class. He sailed on over a dozen ships during his naval career. He was Coxin on the "Protector" during the Gulf War, and was also Coxin of NEU(A) and Cape Scott. Sam was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Hants County, Branch 9 for several years. After his retirement, he cherished time spent gardening and with his wife and family. He enjoyed woodworking and planning the annual Croucher family BBQ, an event he was very proud of.

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Marie; son, Dennis (Paula) Croucher, Ottawa; daughter, Julie (Scott) Briand, Lower Sackville; step son, John (Karen) Fitzgerald, Lower Sackville; Dave Fitzgerald, British Columbia; step daughters, Kathy Fitzgerald, Lower Sackville; Debbie (Chris) Fletham, Lantz; grandchildren, Christopher, Drew, Tyler, Julia, Kyle, Aaron and Dennis (Kandis); great-granddaughter, Ava; brothers, Son (Geraldine) Croucher, Boyce (Theresa), all of Newfoundland; Neil (Muriel) Croucher, Bruce (Dot) Croucher, all of Ontario; ex-wife, Patricia Croucher, Dartmouth. He was predeceased by sisters, Betty and Meryl. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr. A memorial service will be held in CFB Stadacona Chapel, Halifax, Wednesday at 11 a.m. A reception will follow in the Sackville Legion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brooklyn Fire Department or the Hants Community Hospital Palliative Care Ward. On-line condolences may be made by visiting the website: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


DYKE, Claudia Gale - 59
1951-2010
Truro
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 14, 2010

passed away March 11, 2010, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Claudia was born March 7, 1951 in St. John's, Newfoundland. Arrangements entrusted to Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young St., Truro. No visitation by family request. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. today, March 14th in Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, Truro. Full obituary and condolences at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

DYKE, Claudia Gale - 59
A glorious breath of sunshine, passed away peacefully with her twin sister at her side on Thursday, March 11, 2010 in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in St. John's NFLD, on March 7, 1951, and lovingly lived with parents Emily and Cyril, brother Keith and identical twin sister Claudette. At the tender age of thirteen, she moved to Truro with her family and lived there until the age of twenty-two. She moved to Toronto and worked diligently for Canada Post Office for fifteen years.

Claudia moved back to Truro after being diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer twenty-two years ago. Claudia joyfully served the public again at the Prince Street Post Office for the next fourteen years, where Claudia's brilliant smile and light heartiness captured all. Claudia has been an ardent supporter of the Terry Fox Foundation, Relay for Life and the Canadian Cancer Society. Claudia always put love for others first and her strength of character and courage goes beyond all measure. Claudia's love of music and rhythm was echoed daily in her life. Claudia loved sports and any baseball team she played on benefited indeed by her home runs. Claudia's angelic personality, humbled friendliness; pure heart, loving smile will be dearly missed by us all.

She was predeceased by her dad Cyril; her mother the late Emily Burry; brother Keith; and niece Julia Emilie Mackenzie. Claudia is survived by her twin sister Claudette Mackenzie; brother-in-law Malcolm; nephew Colin; nieces Claudia and Suzanne; step-dad Claude Burry and family; sister-in-law-Susan; nephew Nicholas; niece Allison; all family members in Newfoundland; family friends all over Canada. You know who you all are and how precious a gem you are. We were and always will be woven in Claudia's life and indeed this is a blessing, Claudia's devoted dog Angel was the angel of her life.

No visitation by family request. Funeral service will take place on Sunday at 1:00 pm, March 14th in Mattatall-Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro with Rev. Ellen Hunt officiating. You are all warmly invited to join in a reception following the service. Burial will take place at a later date in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro. Donations in Claudia's memory may be made to the Terry Fox Foundation or to the S.P.C.A. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting the "Guest Book" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com    A special thanks to Dr. Bower and Team, Palliative Care Team, Nurses of 4-South, Dietary Utility Staff and House Keeping Staff, and also a special thanks to the Hospice Society for all your loving support.
"Strong cookies don't crumble"


GREEN (Etsell), Elizabeth 88
of Halifax
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 6, 2010

passed away peacefully after a long illness at home on Thursday, March 4, 2010, surrounded by family. Born in Bonavista, N.L., on September 30, 1921, daughter of the late James and Frances (Philpott) Etsell. She is survived by her daughters, Diane Grijm, Eastern Passage; Doris Leblanc (Wayne), Halifax; Maxine Romance (Mark), Charlotte, N.C.; and son, Lloyd (Pam), Porter's Lake; sister, Hazel White, Bonavista, N.L.; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Maxwell; siblings, Mary Jane, Warren, Wilfred, Mamie, and infant brothers, Lloyd and Clyde. Visitation will take place Sunday, March 7, 2-5 p.m. in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Dr., Halifax. Funeral service Monday, March 8, at 10 a.m. in St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Church, 3751 Robie St., Archdeacon Dianne C. Parker officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross or St. Margaret of Scotland Church. Special thanks to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Canadian Red Cross and Roz Benoit for all their care. Please visit: www.jasnowfuneralhome.com


KEIZER, Olga Fay 65
Middle Musquodoboit
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 6, 2010

passed away March 3, 2010, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in St. John's, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Gertrude (Pretty) White. For many years, she enjoyed bingo, and after moving to Braeside Nursing Home, she thoroughly enjoyed listening to the Braeside singers and taking part in the activities held there. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, and will be sadly missed by daughter, Hazel (Weldon) Killen, Lower Sackville; Hazel's father, Murray Keizer; grandchildren, Percilla (Shawn) MacPhee, Justin Killen, George and Patrick White; great- granddaughter, Alana White; sisters, Elizabeth Saunders, Belinda (Pat) Eason; brothers, Wallace (Sue), Lionel, Kenneth (Edith); many nieces and nephews, including special niece, Lisa (Ruff) Cantwell. She was predeceased by sister, Lorraine Wadman; brother, Wayne White. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 9 at 2 p.m. in St. Andrew's United Church, Elderbank, with Rev. Joan Griffin officiating. The family will meet friends for a reception downstairs following the service. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Lung Association of Nova Scotia, or a charity of choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit. On-line condolences may be sent to: vickie2020@live.com


LUNDRIGAN, Nicholas 82
Halifax
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 18, 2010

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family March 16, 2010, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Burin, NL, he was a son of the late Thomas and Sarah (Osborne) LUNDRIGAN. Nicholas was retired from Olands Brewery after 39 years of service. He is survived by loving wife, Georgina (Stubbert); sons, Ronald (Karen), Allan (Marilyn), all of Halifax; Glenn (Stephanie), British Columbia; daughters, Debra (Keith), Cindy (Bob), Tena (Larrie), all of Halifax; brother, Alphonse, Mulgrave; sisters, Alice, Nellie, both of Newfoundland; grandchildren, Sandra, Vanessa, Kaitlan, Erin, Amanda, Nicholas Jr., Adam, Luke; several nieces and nephews. Nicholas was predeceased by brothers, Ben, Jim, and Edward in infancy; sister, Winnie. Cremation has taken place under the care of J.A. Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd. (477-5601). Memorial mass will take place Saturday 10 a.m. in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Father Rob Arsenault officiating. Interment to take place in Newfoundland at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. The family would like to send a special thanks to all the doctors, nurses and caregivers of the 4th and 8th floors of the Halifax Infirmary, QEII, to his personal caregiver, Debra McKenna, care co-ordinator Marg Hinam for all the caring that they had given Nicholas. Words of comfort may be sent to www.walkerfh.com


MacDONALD, Kathleen Theresa 88
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 6, 2010

passed away peacefully in St. Vincent's Nursing Home, Halifax, Thursday, March 4, 2010. Born in St John's NL., January 8, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Isaac and Bridget Hayes (Tobin). In her early years, Kathleen was employed at Moir's Chocolates, and for a short time, at Ben's Bakery. She was a housewife for most of her life on Pepperell Street, Halifax with her loving husband Edmund "Leo" MacDonald before his passing in June 2004. Kathleen, affectionately known as "Kay", was a kind, soft spoken woman of Roman Catholic faith who would not complain about anything nor get mad at anyone. She loved her home on Pepperell St., and could always be seen riding the buses to go shopping and to take her only son David on trips. She lived almost 50 years on Pepperell St., and she will be sadly missed by her son, David; her sister, Mary (Jack Moriarty); her only grandchild, Aaron; and her special nephews, Colin and Paul Moriarty; and niece, Cathy (Leiper). She will be equally missed by all her friends, and especially by Kim Oulton and Stephen Zong who were like another son and daughter to her. Kathleen was predeceased by her brother, Gerald; sister, Rita (in infancy). At Kathleen's request, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 10, at 9:30 a.m. in St. Vincent's Nursing Home Chapel, 2080 Windsor St. Halifax, under the direction of Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home. A short reception will be held following the service in St Vincent's prior to interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In Kathleen's memory, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent's Nursing Home or a charity of the donor's choice. E-mail condolences to: www.cruikshankhalifaxfuneralhome.com


PILGRIM, Lewis George
Port Hastings / Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 16, 2010

passed away Sunday, March 14, 2010, in Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home. Born, January 26, 1919, in St. Anthony Bite, NL, he was a son of the late Emaline Dinney and Eliho Pilgrim. Lewis was a member of St. David's United Church, Port Hastings. He did some fishing for a period of time. He was employed as a power plant operator at St. Anthony, NL for the United States Air Force Station. He was also an engineer on the Hospital Ship and Government Survey Boat. He moved to Port Hastings in 1977 where he was employed as a mechanic at the Point Tupper Ship Yard. Lewis loved fishing, hunting, gardening and travelling.

He will be greatly missed by his wife, Grace (Dorey) of 32 years; his children; stepchildren; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; sisters, Una MacAskill (Tony), Halifax; Effie Cooper, St. Anthony, NL; Ethel Mews, Mount Pearl, NL; brother, Maitland, St. Anthony, NL. He was predeceased by son, Douglas; stepson Gary; sisters, Hazel, Lottie and Lou. The family would like to thank Dr. Bouchie, for his kindness and Dr. Collins; the nurses and staff of the Inverness Manor. We would like to express our heartfelt thanks for the great care and kindness he received while he stayed at the Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home. Their love and kindness shall never be forgotten. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. David's United Church, Port Hastings with Rev. Sheldon LeGrow officiating. Burial in st. David's United Church Cemetery, Port Hastings. Memorial donations may be made in Lewis's memory to St. David's United Church or a charity of your choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com


POWER, Gordon Joseph 77
of Plateau
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 8, 2010
passed away peacefully on Friday, March 5, 2010, surrounded by his loving family in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Trepassey, N.L., he was the son of the late Maurice and Stella Power. Gordon was a member of the Boiler Makers Union, the Knights of Columbus, and a member of St. Peter's Church in Cheticamp. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Alice; daughter, Cynthia; brothers, Thomas, Ronald and Walter (Jessie) Power. He is survived by his sisters, Evelyn (Stan), Sydney; Marie, Marystown, N.L.; Dorothy (Bob), Trenton, Ont.; sons, Stephen, Halifax; Gordy (Ruth), Halifax; James, Edmonton; John, Toronto and Walter (Karen), Dartmouth; daughters, Nancy (Simon), Terre Noire and Jessie (Donnie), Craigmore; numerous grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in St. Joseph Church, at St. Joseph Du Moine. Funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, March 9, at 10 a.m. in St. Peter's Church, Cheticamp with Father Peter LeBlanc officiating. Burial will take place in the old Cheticamp Parish Cemetery, Plateau Road, beside his loving wife, Alice. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Sunset Funeral Co-operative, Margaree Valley. On-line condolences can be sent to the Power family at: unsetfuneralco.op@seasidehighspeed.com


SCHNARE, Elsie Blanche 96
Upper Port LaTour, Shelburne Co.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 16, 2010

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce Elsie's sudden passing, on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, in Roseway Manor. Elsie was born November 25, 1913, in Baine Harbour NL, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Ann (Clark) Smith. Mom came to Halifax to work and there found the love of her life, Ralph. They married in 1934 and celebrated their 72nd anniversary prior to Dad's passing. Mom loved "fixing up" her garden flowers, "tidying up her house" and going to yard sales. Mom was a very energetic woman, yet always was mindful of the comfort and well being of others, never hesitating to say "Thank You" for anything done for her. Mom is survived by daughter, Shirley; sons, Vernon (Patty), Ralph (Mary Jane); eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; six great great-grandchildren. Predeceased by infant daughter, Marie; husband, Ralph; son-in-law, Mervyn. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today from H. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Barrington. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday from H. Huskilson's Memorial Chapel, Barrington, Rev. Shaun Hatfield officiating. Interment will be in Parkdale Cemetery, Upper Port LaTour. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. We would like to thank the staff at Roseway Manor and hospital for the kind, loving care they gave Mom these past four and a half years. Her life was blessed and fuller because of your efforts. On-line condolences may be sent to huskilson@ns.aliantzinc.ca or you may sign the guest book at www.huskilson.net


SNOOK, Austin J. - 53
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 22, 2010

Passed away peacefully in the VG Site QEII on Thursday, March 18, 2010, after a short but courageous battle with cancer. He was a son of the late John and Bertha (Cramm) Snook. Leaving to mourn are his loving wife, the former Karen Brooks; sisters, Valerie Hickey (Frank), Violet Traverse (Tony), both of Southern Harbour; Janet (Gerald Sweeney), Carbonear; Gladys (Phonse Duke), Dunville; brothers, Cliff (Linda), Halifax; Wallace, Ontario; Boyd (Ursula), Sunnyside, and their families as well as a large circle of relatives and friends in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. He was predeceased by brothers, Rhodie and Rodney; sisters, Julia and Mildred. Cremation has taken place under the care of Donald K. Walker Funeral Director, Dartmouth. Funeral service will be held in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Sunnyside, Trinity Bay today at 2 p.m. Donations may be made to St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Box 71, Sunnyside, NL. A0B 3J0


STROWBRIDGE, Clyde
November 8, 1924 - March 26, 2010.
Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 29, 2010
Clyde Strowbridge, Sr
., 85, of Halifax, passed away Friday, March 26, 1010, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born November 8, 1924 in Red Cove, NL, Clyde was a long-time resident of Grand Bank, NL. Clyde is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Elizabeth; children, Sandy, Clayton, Marjorie, Paulette, Linda, Clyde Jr., Julie and John; 18 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Annie, Clara, Rita and Ethel, and a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, John James and Clara Strowbridge, and brothers, John and Reginald. Clyde had been a long-time deep-sea fisherman and one of Grand Bank's first and finest barbers. Upon retirement Clyde and Elizabeth moved to Nova Scotia, becoming members of Campbell's Seniors Club before taking up residence at Northwood Manor, where he lived until his passing. Clyde was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. He will be sadly missed and always loved by all. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Wednesday March 31, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Reception to follow in Campbell's Senior's Club. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in his memory to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting; www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


STYLES, Marion Joyce 58
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 13, 2010

With heavy hearts, we announce Marion's peaceful passing on March 5, 2010, in Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ont., after a valiant struggle with cancer. Marion was born and raised in Newfoundland (St. Anthony & Gander) but had made Toronto her home since 1976. She had a wonderful, if too short, life, and particularly enjoyed travel, sunshine and spending time with friends and family. Marion fought hard and endured much over the past four years with amazing spirit, courage, determination and humour! She was predeceased by her dad, Ken. She leaves with many warm memories her mom, Bertha, Halifax; sister, Janice Miller (Ches) and beloved niece, Kim, Middleton; best friend, Gloria Melnick, Toronto, and a large circle of incredible friends and extended family. She will be forever missed and remembered. Many thanks to all who helped in any way during this journey - your love and support are much appreciated. If desired, donations in her memory may be made to a charity of choice.


THORNHILL, Clyde
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax March 13, 2010

Halifax, 89, quietly passed away in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII on Thursday, March 11, 2010, surrounded by his family. Born in Anderson's Cove, NL, he was a son of the late Enos and Henrietta (Brown) Thornhill. Clyde left home at an early age on the schooners out of Fortune Bay for deep sea fishing and then finally settled in Halifax, where he spent 32 years in the HMC Dockyard. His interests were in trout fishing, hunting, gardening, and square dancing. He was a long-time member of St. Paul's United Church and the IOOF Lodge, and was also a Cub Leader. He is survived by is loving wife of 68 years, Annie (Chiilds); daughter, Linda (Mrs. David Fanning), Port Williams; sons, Roy (Theresa), Halifax; Frank, Yarmouth; Don (Linda), Halifax; Clyde (Pam), Bridgewater; sisters, Dulcie (Mrs. Tom Dodge), Port Bickerton; Anne (Mrs. Arthur Pardy), and Mrs. Belle MacIntosh; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister, Marjorie (Mrs. Dlyde Bond), and brother Ellison (Rhonda), Cremation has taken place under the care of J. A. Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, (477-5601). A memorial service will be held Monday, March 15, at 2 p.m. in St. Paul's United Church, Old Sambro Road, Halifax with Rev. Jeanne Manning Stright as officiant. A reception will follow in the church hall. A private family burial will take place following the reception. By request, family flowers only, in lieu, remembrances may be made to St. Paul's Church or the Lung Association of Nova Scotia. Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting: www.walkerfh.com


WELLS, Agustus Hubert - 85
Halifax
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 23, 2010

Died March 22, 2010, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Roseblanc, NL, he was a son of the late John and Alice (Rose) Wells. He was a fisherman for most of his life. He is survived by his sister Dordenia (Edwin) Osmond, Fairview; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two brothers and eight sisters. His body has been cremated under the care of Donald K. Walker Funeral Directors Ltd., Dartmouth (469-5601).


WHITE, Edgar “Whitey” - 91
Surf Lodge Nursing Home
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 22, 2010

Passed away in Surf Lodge Nursing Home, Lockeport on March 20, 2010. Born March 11, 1919, in Mouse Island, NL, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Mushel) White. Whitey served with the Royal Canadian Navy as a sail maker during the Second World War. After the war he worked as a fisherman, skippering boats for Swim Brothers and Pierce Fisheries, as well as his own longliner the "Mildred L. White". Following his fishing career he was a carpenter, building and renovating many homes around Lockeport and Shelbourne. His hobbies included model boat building and cabinetmaker. Whitey is survived by his wife of 19 years, Dorothy (Pierce) White; sons, Doyle (Wanda), Lower Sackville; Brent, Vancouver, BC; daughter, Barbara (Irvin) Buchanan, West Green Harbour, as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Ruby (Townsend); second wife, Mildred (Chymist); sons, James and Barry. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at Roseway Hospital and Surf Lodge Nursing Home. Visitation will be today, March 22 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in H. M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Lockeport. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Chapel, Lockeport with Pastor Tim Garren officiating. Interment in Lockeport Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be sent to hmhuskilson@ns.aliantzinc.ca or you may sign the guest book at www.huskilson.net


WINSLOW, Marion
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 19, 2010

Age 80, of Windsor, Hants Co., passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2010, in Dykeland Lodge, Windsor. Born on November 7, 1929, in Allan's Island, Lamaline, NL, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Lillian Collins. Marion was a dedicated school teacher, having retired from Saint Francis School, Windsor, NL after many years of service. Surviving are her daughters, Anne Marie (John) Drysdale, Valley, Colchester Co; grandchildren, Renee and Danielle, both at home; Selena, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL; brother, John Collins, Stephenville, NL; sister, Rosalie Rowsell, Ontario; Catherine (Cal) Mayo, Ontario; Robert Duguay (Dorine) of Dieppe, NB, who was like a son to Marion. Marion was predeceased by her parents and husband, James Patrick Winslow (2000); daughter, Helen Louise Winslow (2007); brothers, pat, Bill, Jim, Tom; sister, Ellen Burofsky (Florida), Cremation has taken place under the care of Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St., Windsor. There will be no visitation by request. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 22, in Saint Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, Mount Uniacke. Interment will be in gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations in Marion's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be sent to www.lindsaysfuneralhome.com
"Many thanks to the wonderful and caring staff of the Dykeland Lodge."


WISCOMBE, William Harding - 81
Marystown, NL
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 3, 2010

Passed peacefully away in the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Newfoundland, on March 21, 2010. Born January 26, 1929, in Creston South, NL, he was a son of the late James W. And Gladys M. Wiscombe. Bill, in conjunction with his brothers, took over the family business J. W. Wiscombe and Sons General Merchants and Shipping at the age of 27, following the death of his father. Over the subsequent years he became a successful entrepreneur, opening such businesses as a restaurant, movie theatre and travel agency. He eventually left the family business to become a founding member and partner in Metro General Insurance, late evolving into Wiscombe's Enterprises, consisting of Wiscombe's Insurance, Wiscombe's Realty and South Coast Printers. A great believer in giving back to his province and community, he served on the Newfoundland Economic Council, Marystown Town Council, Lion's Club, Shriners and Masons. He was a member of the Marystown Cancer Support Group and BPHC Foundation for many years. Leaving to mourn are his wife, Pat; son, Jim (Melvie), Marystown, NL; daughters, Janice Wiscombe (John Morehouse), Halifax; Ruby Brake (Bill), Toronto, Ont.; Julie Pittman (Dick), Logan Lake, BC; Gayanne Carvery (Kevin) Burin, NL; Rosie Hanrahan (Conrad) Little Bay, NL; 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; brother, Charles (Carol), Winterland, NL; sister-in-law, Thelma Wiscombe, Marystown; Ida Wiscombe, Creston South; former wife, Norma Mounton, Halifax, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister, Ruby; brothers, George, Alvin and Samuel. Memorial service was conducted by Rev. Hubert F. Tucker on March 24, followed by cremation. Inurement was in United Church Cemetery, Creston North on March 27. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Geoff Lomond, Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, NL. Donations in Bill's memory may be made to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation, Box 340, Burin, NL A0E 1E0. On-line condolences may be sent to www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca


YOUNG (Messervey), Mary M. - 101
of Halifax
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 1, 2010

passed away Monday, March 29, 2010. Born in Sandy Point, Saint George's, NL, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Theresa (Blanchard) Messervey (of Sandy Point, Saint George's NL). Mary came to Halifax as a young woman in 1927, where she met and married her husband George W. Young also from Newfoundland. She worked at Sears Ltd. for 21 years. She was a lifelong member of Brunswick Street United Church and a member of the U.C.W. there. She also was a lifetime member of the Legion Vimy 21 of Halifax. She will be greatly and sadly missed by her family and many friends.

Mary is survived by daughters, Jean (Mrs. Gordon Harding) and Shirley (Mrs. Finley Evong) both of Saskatoon Avenue, Kearney Lake, Halifax; son, James "Jimmie" Young of Anaheim, Calif.; sister, Mrs. Udvella Webster-Behan of Truro; brother Chesley Messervey of Heatherton, NL and Dartmouth; five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, also several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mary was predeceased by her husband, George W. Young; sons, Frederick "Freddie" Young and Kenneth Young, both of Halifax; sisters, Ida (Messervey) Ring of Scarborough, Ont.; Annie and Isabella both of Newfoundland; Josie Randall, North Bay, Ont.; half-sisters, Lydia "Liddy" Vincent of Halifax; Annie Falle of Detroit, Mich.; Bertha Hines of Detroit, Mich.; brothers, Richard Messervey, Samuel "Sam" Messervey, both of Truro; John Messervey of Harrietsfield; Wallace "Wally" Messervey, Abbie Messervey, and Bennie Messervey of Newfoundland. Visitation will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Dr., Halifax from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 2, where a funeral service will be held in the chapel at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 3, Rev. Susan Betuik officiating. Burial will take place in Oakridge Memory Gardens Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Brunswick Street United Church or a charity of choice. www.jasnowfuneralhome.com

 

 

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