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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
October 2011


The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 28, 2011
June 12, 1920 - October 27, 2011
91 of Halifax, passed away October 27, 2011 in the QE II Halifax Infirmary. Born in Sandy Point, Newfoundland she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Susan (MacDonald) Renouf. Ann worked at Simpson's for a number of years and in her spare time enjoyed sewing and doing crossword puzzles. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Survived by her son Brian and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband William Douglas; brother William; sisters, Viola Jollimore, Gertrude Simmons, Jean Gorman, Edith Tyner, Min Halbot and Tess Renouf. A special thank you to Ann's niece Freda for her help and support. Visitation will be held on Sunday October 30, 2011 from 2-4pm in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral mass to be held on Monday October 31, 2011 at 10:30am from St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church. Interment to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hope Cottage , 2435 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS B3K 2Z4. To view or place an online message of condolence please visit

GRANDY, Ettie Maude
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, November 2, 2011
Grandy, Ettie Maude
, 83, of Halifax, with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of our beloved mother, Monday October 31, 2011 with her loving family by her side. Born on September 27, 1928 in Bay L'Argent, Nfld, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Nina Lawrence. She was a dedicated employee of Canada Post for over 20 yrs before her retirement. She enjoyed her weekly card games with the Northern Lights Seniors and attending church at St. Margaret of Scotland. Ettie is survived by daughters, Brenda (Chris) Hadley, Halifax, Marlene (Doug) Turner, Halifax Cindy (Ronnie) Sampson, Halifax; son, Bob (Willie) MacLean, Shelburne; daughter-in-law, Christie Grandy, Timberlea; step mother, Marjorie Lawrence; step brother, Stephen Lawrence; grandchildren, Jamie, Jody, Scott, Sara, Jonathon, Corey, Michelle, Heidi; great grandchildren, Mitchell, Krystin, Isaac and Eden. Besides her parents, Ettie was predeceased by her loving husband, Wilbert, son, Wayne and brother, Tom. Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Thursday November 3, 2011 in Atlantic Funeral Homes, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where a funeral service followed by a reception will be held at 11 a.m. Friday November 4, 2011 . The Rev. Dianne C. Parker officiating. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in memory may be made to St. Margaret of Scotland Church 3751 Robie St., Halifax. On-line condolences may be sent by visiting:

GREEN, William Henry
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 17, 2011
July 12, 1926 - October 13, 2011
GREEN, William Henry "Bill"
, 85, passed away peacefully October 13, 2011, surrounded by his children and grandchildren at the QE11 Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Port au Bras, Newfoundland, he was the son of Samuel and Violet (Clark) Green. He is survived by his children, Gary (Kathy), Bruce (Miles), Ken, Susan Snow (Reg), Shirley Reynolds (Jim), Terry, Kevin, Dennis (Kim) and Dean (Annette); 12 grandchildren; brother, Sam; sisters, Rita Taylor, Blanche Myles, and Beckie Inkpen. He was predeceased by his wife, Charlotte Mary "May" (Williams). As a young boy, Bill's 'love of the sea' drew him to a career on the water. He worked on many ships over the years, serving in the Merchant Navy, working at the HMCS Dockyard and attaining his Captain's certificate. He also enjoyed a career in Real Estate and owned and operated Fairview/ Tower Real Estate until his retirement. His joys in life were his grandchildren, golfing, fishing and boats. His greatest accomplishment was his family and raising nine children. Cremation has taken place. There will be private family service. Visitation will be held Monday, October 17th at J.A. Snow funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, 902-455-0531, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill's memory may be made to the. On line condolences may be sent to:

JANES, Terry D.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 29, 2011
JANES, Terry David
- 60, South Rawdon, Hants Co., passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, October 27, 2011. Born June 23, 1951 in Lewisporte, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Stephen and Pearl (Wall) Janes. Terry was a mechanic for 40 years, the last 11 of which he owned and operated Janes' Auto Service in Sackville. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and gardening. Since his retirement, Terry's main aspiration was to spend as much time as he could with his loving wife. He loved spending time with his family and adored every moment spent with his grandchildren. Terry will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. Terry is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, the former, Maxine Clara Brenson; son, Michael (Myra), Lawrencetown; daughter, Tracy (Randy) Prosser, Stewiacke; grandchildren, Ashley and Amanda MacInnes, Julie and Meaghan Janes; sisters, Janet Pickford and Joan Williams, both of Lewisporte; as well as extended family. He was predeceased by father and mother-in-law, Ralph and Emmiline (Goodyear) Brenson. Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes-DeMont Funeral and Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where the family will receive visitors 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 2, in South Rawdon Baptist Church, Cross Rd. 3, South Rawdon, Rev. Clarence Bungay officiating. A reception will follow in the Memorial Centre. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory of Terry may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association - Nova Scotia, 137 Chain Lake Dr., Suite 101, Halifax, NS B3S 1B3 (1-800-326-7712). Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting the "Guest Book" at:

KEEFE (Dewling), Dorothy Mae Miller
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 15, 2011
KEEFE (Dewling), Dorothy Mae Miller
- 90, passed away peacefully on October 13, 2011, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in St. John's, N.L., on August 23, 1921, to Harry and Annie (House) Dewling, Dorothy moved to Dartmouth with her family in 1968, where she worked briefly at Reitman's, Dartmouth Shopping Center. She shared her home joyfully with a love of cooking that often saw a dozen or more people at her table. Her wry wit and lively sense of humour enlivened any gathering and her joy of living was shared with all who knew her, especially the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren that she treasured. She loved to play bridge with her group, was a member of Christ Church CAW, and a one-time member of Dartmouth Lawn Bowling Club. Sadly missed by children, Lynne Gracewood, Pictou; Greg Keefe and wife Theresa, Donna Gaudet, all of Dartmouth; grandchildren, Fred Gracewood, Lorrie Beatty (Shawn), John Gaudet (Stephanie Holloway), Jason Keefe (Maully), and Amanda Gaudet (Rob McInroy); great-grandchildren, Miguel Rodgers, Kylie Clements, Hunter Keefe and Maia McInroy. She was predeceased by her parents, Harry and Annie Dewling, and husband, Raymond Keefe. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where a funeral service will be held on Monday, October 17th, at 2 p.m. under the guidance of Rev. Katherine Bourbonniere, with reception following. No visitation by request. Family flowers only. Donations in Dorothy's memory may be made to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or a charity of your choice. Special thanks to the doctors and staff of QEII and Cathy Gillis of Social Services for your warm care. Thanks also to Veterans Affairs Canada for your many helpful services, and to special friends, Harold and Noreen Shaver for your kind caring support.

McDONALD, Florence
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, November 2, 2011
(November 13, 1918 - October 31, 2011)
Our dear mother and grandmother Florence McDonald passed away peacefully on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 1 Centre Northwood. She was just weeks away from her 93rd birthday. Born in Point Rosie, NL, she was the daughter of the late Esther Anne (Walters) and James Abraham May and was the last remaining member of her immediate family. She was predeceased in 2009, by her loving husband of 65 years, Herman. Florence is survived by her children Glen (Claudette), Toronto, Barrie (Judy), Delta B.C., Wanda (Leslie) Webber, Dartmouth, Gail (Alan) Dawe, Dartmouth; grandchildren Violet, Jesse and Christy Webber. Florence is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Our mother was a strong, self-reliant, hard working woman who put family first and foremost. She loved to walk, garden, bake, sew, camp at Green Valley, and crochet. She loved her tea and the teapot was always on if you dropped by. She enjoyed card games and dances and spending time with friends and family. Cremation has taken place. No visitation as per requested. Our mother's life will be celebrated on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at St. Luke's Anglican Church, 9 Veterans Ave., Dartmouth at 2 pm, followed by a reception in the parish hall. Family flowers only. Interment at Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations in Florence's name may be made to a charity of your choice. The family would like to thank the staff at 1 Centre Northwood who cared for our mother and treated her with respect and dignity. Online condolences may be made by visiting our Dartmouth Chapel at

NOLAN, Kimberley Ann
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 29, 2011
(Died October 26, 2011)
- Westphal, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday October 26, 2011 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in St John's NL, she was a daughter of Catherine and Doug Hunt. She is survived by her loving husband, Joseph; brothers, Michael (Tracey); Stephen (Shelly);in laws, Marg and Ed Schnare; uncles, David (Liz), Ted, George Jr. (Dianne), Gary (Christine); aunt, Georgina (John Paul); many cousins, nieces and nephews. Kim enjoyed life to the fullest. She truly enjoyed her work at Eastlink, spending quality time with her husband, family, friends and her pets. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Cole Harbour Funeral Home, where visitation will be held 2-4 & 7-9 Pm Sunday and Monday. Funeral mass 2 PM Tuesday in Blessed Pope John XXIII, 35 Colby Drive, Dartmouth. A second service will be held in St. John's (TBA). Interment at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be sent by visiting



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