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
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"
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
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
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.
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.
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.
GREEN (Etsell), Elizabeth 88
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 6, 2010
passed away peacefully after a long illness at home on Thursday, March
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
KEIZER, Olga Fay 65
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: email@example.com
LUNDRIGAN, Nicholas 82
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
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.
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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
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.
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or you may sign the guest book at www.huskilson.net
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
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
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