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COMEAU, Rita Ella
Rita is survived by her husband of 63 years, Mederic Comeau, daughter; Lynette (Alain) Dupuis, Dartmouth, brother; Reginald Grandy (Betty), St. John's, NL, sisters; Annie Parker, Lila Grandy, both of St. John's, NL., sister-in-law; Alma Grandy, Fortune Bay, NL.,grandchildren; Eric Dupuis and Brian ( Trina Sutherland) Dupuis, great grandson Noah Dupuis. Rita was predeceased by brothers; Harold and Earl Grandy, sisters, Olive Grandy and Janet Grandy in infancy. Arrangements are under the care of J.A. Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., (477-5601) 149 Herring Cove Rd., where visitation will be held on Thursday November 18 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.. Funeral Mass will take place Friday November 19 at 10:30 a.m. from Saint Benedict Parish, corner of Radcliffe Dr. and Dunbrack St., reception to follow in the church hall. Interment to take place in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rita's memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
CONNELL, Ann Madeline - 106
Ann's favourite pastime was playing bingo. The highlight of the year was her annual fishing trip to Angie and Geoff's and the annual birthday party at Cousins restaurant. She will be fondly remembered by her family and her friends from Sunrise Manor, Tabernacle Church's Senior Group as well as friends in New Albany and Halifax. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Lewis and John; sister, Alma and Charlie (husband). Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Memorial service to be held Wednesday, November 17th at 2PM from St. George's Anglican Church, 222 Brunswick Street, Halifax with Reverend George Westhaver officiating. Interment at a later date. Donations in Ann's memory may be made to the Cancer Society, St. George's Church or the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children. Condolences may be sent to www.jasnowfuneralhome.com
COOPER, Nathaniel "Nath"
He is survived by his current wife, Linda (Hunter), his children, Lori & Mark (Diane) and their mother, Brenda; stepson, Andrew Clarke (Jennifer); brother, Rex (Lillian); grandchildren, Kaleb, Emma, Ava, James & Ben; nephew, Duke Cooper (Denise) & niece Kelly Cooper-Beech (Jamie). Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Katherine.
Nathaniel's remains have been cremated under the direction of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 667-8777 (70 Church St. Amherst, NS). The family will receive visitors at the Furlong-Jones Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the Anglican Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in St. John's NL on Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 2 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in Nath's memory may be made to the ALS Society, Parkinson Society of Canada or charity of choice. www.furlongjones.ca
FRALICK, Anne L. - 96
JENNINGS, Mary Margaret Anne
LeBLANC, John Fintan - 1949-2010
In addition to his wife, Peggy Calvert-LeBlanc, John is survived by his sisters, Sharon Keough of Vancouver, BC and Janet Hurlburt of Yarmouth, NS; brother, Gerard LeBlanc of Fredericton, NB; several nieces and nephews and life long best friend, David Shufelt. A Memorial Service will take place at York Funeral Home's T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 2 pm with Father Monte Peters as celebrant. Private family interment will take place in Douglas Rural Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital (Palliative Care Unit).
LOCKYER, Owen W. OMM, CD
Owen will be sadly missed by his wife of 63 years, L. Rowena (North) Lockyer; his children, James "Jim" Lockyer (Brigitte Robichaud), Moncton; Judy Lockyer, Newport Beach, California; Stephen Lockyer (Donna), Halifax, NS; precious grandchildren, Sarah, Patrick, Henry and Spencer; his loving nieces and nephews. He was the last surviving member of this immediate family. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Douglas and Eric; sisters, Joyce, Eliza and Nellie.
Visitation at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995), Wednesday 2 to 4pm and 7 to 9pm. Moncton Legion Branch #6 Veterans Memorial Service, Wednesday at 4pm. Celebration of Life Service for Owen to be held at St. George's Anglican Church (corner of Church and Queen St.), Thursday December 2, 2010, 11:00am. Rev. Chris VanBuskirk officiating. Reception in the church hall following the service. In Owen's memory, donations to the Tree of Hope Campaign or St. George's Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family.
PITTMAN, Eric George
Eric was Newfoundland's longest living Charter Member of Kiwanis, organized in 1950, was the Clubs first Secretary and set a precedent for efficient reporting. Eric served as President in 1954 and Lt. Governor in 1969. In 1995, Eric was made a Life Member of Kiwanis International. The Music Festival was another delight in Eric's career, as one of its founders in 1951. He was a member of George St. United Church holding many of its official offices, his greatest joy. He was also Treasurer of the United Church Orphanage Board for 15 years. In business life, Eric worked at the well known Newfoundland Margarine Co., which was later acquired by Lever Brother's Ltd. After some years at the Toronto office, Eric returned as Secretary Treasurer, soon after becoming its Director and later was appointed President. Since 1997 Eric and Hazel made their home at Melville Heights in Halifax, close to Margo and family. They were completely happy with the dedicated management and staff plus its beautiful surroundings. However, due to Eric's sudden illness, Hazel and Eric moved to the lovely Northwood Nursing Home (Ivany Place, Bedford). No flowers or visitation at the family's request. A family interment will be held following cremation. Please visit www.jasnowfuneralhome.com
WARREN, James "Jim" W.
At the age of 19, Jim married Mary Pink with whom he fathered five children. He started fishing at an early age working mostly off the coast of Newfoundland and the Grand Banks. In the early 1950's he moved with his family to Halifax. While working at the Halifax fish plant he attended nautical school and soon earned his ticket to become a captain. He then worked for Marine Industries limited as a captain of a tugboat for several years. In 1969 he moved to Vancouver where he worked in the ferry industry until his retirement in 1991. Jim was a master story teller with an abundance of wit and charm and he also possessed a heart of gold.
He is survived by his first wife, Mary Warren (Pink); sons, James (Carla), Milford; Eric (Birgit), Vancouver; Leo (Paula), Halifax; daughter, Maud Knox (Ray), Calgary; many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Alan (Hazel) and his second wife, Phyllis.
Cremation has taken place under the care of J. A. Walker Funeral home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax (477-5601). In keeping with Jim's wishes, there will be no visitation or service. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
WILLCOTT, Mary Teresa - 77
Mary was a homemaker and a member of St. Lawrence Parish, Mulgrave. Mom will be fondly remembered for her love of family, friends, her laughter, her kindness, her faith and her great sense of humour. She is survived by her children, Dominic (Cecile) Willcott, Edmonton, Alta.; Frances (Anthony) Crant, Mulgrave; Madonna Mooring (Philip Organ), Baie d'Espoir, NL; Lucy Kendall, Ottawa, Ont.; Georgina Fitzpatrick, Ontario; Linda (Donald) Williams, Havre Boucher; Lionel Willcott (Freda Matchen), Embrun, Ont. grandchildren, Nicole, Jenna, Ryan, Anthony, Duane, Donnie, Michael, David, Tracy, Jacob, Cheryll, Eric, Briana, Hailey, Braeden, Cody, and Chelsea; great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Madison, Kristen, Quiana, Schuyler, Caleb and Lily and several nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald; her son, Joseph; infant grandsons, Taylor and Tyler Williams; brothers, Edward "Ned", James "Jim", Thomas, John and Joseph; sisters, Rebecca, Florence and Margaret. Her family will receive friends to pay their respects from 2-9 p.m. Friday, in Mulgrave and Area Resting Place.
Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Mulgrave, with Father Allan MacPhie officiating, with burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made in Mary's memory to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com
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