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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
September 2011


CORKUM, Mercedes
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 23, 2011
Mercedes Corkum
- 85, of Arlington, Kings County, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2011 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Infirmary Site, Halifax. Born in Lourdes, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Rioux) Companion. Mercedes was the cherished mother of Ronald (Irene), Arlington; Lloyd (Joanne), Halifax and Kenneth "Reg", New Minas. She was a beloved grandmother of Dean (Shelley), Canning; Andrea, Michael and Rick and great grandmother to Hannah and Josie. She is also survived by a sister, Myrtle (Russell) Connolly, Dartmouth; many nieces and nephews. Mercedes was predeceased by her husband, Harry; sister, Theresa Corkum; brothers, Stan, Howard, Gus and Ray. Besides caring for her own family, Mercedes opened her home to those in her immediate community needing convalescing care. She later worked as a nurse's aid at the Wolfville Nursing Home. Previous to this, Mercedes worked in the drug store, the Red & White grocery store and the Bank of Nova Scotia in Canning for a number of years. She will be remembered for her kind and generous heart, her great sense of humour, her boundless energy and vitality but most of all for her great love of family and friends. To know her was to love her. We love you, Mom, and we will miss you. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, September 24, 2011 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 25, 2011. Burial will take place in the Scott's Bay Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line condolences may be directed to

EASTON, Edward John "Ed"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 29, 2011
EASTON, Edward John "Ed"
- 80, Hillsvale, Hants Co. passed Sunday, September 25, 2011 at Grand View Manor Nursing Home, Berwick, Kings Co. Born September 21, 1931 in Greenspond, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Edward and Rebecca (Starkes) Easton. Ed grew up in Clarenville, Newfoundland. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy for 25 years, and worked at the Ammunition Depot (Bedford Magazine) for 14 years. Ed enjoyed gardening, watching ball games, crosswords, reading and classical music. His passion was singing and he sang with the Atlantic Swells Barbershop Chorus and the Millstream Chorus for a total of 35 years.

Ed is survived by his wife of 53 years, Joyce (Pretty) Easton; children, Jeff, Halifax; Colleen (Paul), Sackville; Brian (Tracey), Bowmanville, Ontario; Dennis (Anita), Eastern Passage; Kelly (Scott), Dartmouth; grandchildren, Ashley, Amanda, Brittany, Hannah, Jessica; numerous nieces and nephews; twin brother, Charles, Clarenville, Newfoundland; sister, Barbara Rideout, Kelligrews, Newfoundland. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Job and Bill; sisters, Annie-Lou, Rita and Martha-Jane. Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lohnes-DeMont Funeral and Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). A celebration of Ed's life will be held at South Rawdon United Baptist Church, Cross Rd. 3, South Rawdon at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 1, Pastor Clarence Bungay officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery, with a reception being held in the Memorial Centre. Ed will be missed by faithful friends Kato, Shadow and the cats. Thanks to the wonderful staff and volunteers at Grand View Manor for their compassionate care. No flowers by request, however, donations in memory of Ed may be made to Grand View Manor (Attn. Lisa Baltzer), 110A Commercial St., Berwick, NS B0P 1E0. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting the "Guest Book" at:

GAUDET, Lillian
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 20, 2011
(January 10, 1927 - September 18, 2011)
Gaudet, Lillian Florence
- 84 of Halifax passed away Sunday September 18, 2011 at Northwood Centre Nursing Home, Halifax. Born in Bishop's Falls, NF, she was a daughter of the late Leander and Stella (Brace) Drover. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her. Lillian is survived by daughters, Marie Holland and Barbara Gaudet; sons, Barry (Debbie), Bruce (Donna), Darrell (Debbie) and Gary (Ruby) Gaudet; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Kathleen Pardy, Shirley Snow, Lucy Luscombe; brothers, George, William and Frank Drover. Besides her parents, Lillian was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Gaudet; son, David Gaudet; granddaughter, Jo-Anne Holland; sisters, Mabel Glavine; brothers, Wesley, Alec "Ike", and Albert Drover. A memorial service followed by a reception will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday September 21 at Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation. On-line condolences may be sent by visiting:

LOVELESS, Richard "Tony" Craig
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 29, 2011
Date of Birth Tuesday, February 7th, 1967
Date of Death September 26, 2011
It is with profound sadness that the family of Richard "Tony" Craig Loveless, 44, of Heckman's Island, announce his passing on Monday, September 26, 2011 at the QE11 Halifax Infirmary Site, Halifax. Born in Seal Cove, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Clyde and Dorothy (Langdon) Loveless. It was 23 years ago that Tony moved from Newfoundland to the Lunenburg area where he fished with National Sea for the next 10 years. He was then employed by Clearwater as a scallop fisherman and at the time of his passing was working for Northern Transport Company Limited in Halifax. Tony loved the outdoors and enjoyed so many things associated with it. He did lobster fishing and fishing for fun, he also found great enjoyment in duck hunting and deer hunting. Family was an important part of Tony's life and he treasured his time with each one, especially his wife and two children.

He is survived by his loving wife, Tammy; daughter, Brittany and son, Tyler, both of Heckman's Island; sisters, Bev (Glenn) Brooks, Grand Bank, NFLD; Vera (Edward) Myles, Fortune, NFLD; brothers, Sterling (Lavina), Grand Bank, NFLD; Clifford (Marlene), Fortune, NFLD; Ford (Donna), Grand Falls; mother-in law and father-in-law, Elaine and Donald Heckman, Heckman's Island; brother-in-law, Blake Heckman, Heckman's Island and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents Tony is predeceased by brothers, Donald and Hayward and sisters, Claudine and Goldie. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy #3, Lunenburg where visitation will be held on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A service of love and remembrance will be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm from Central United Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Grace Caines-Corkum officiating. Interment at Heckman's Island Cemetery, Heckman's Island. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg, the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater or the QEII Foundation - Brain Repair Centre (473-7932).

The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 15, 2011
January 4, 1915 - September 14, 2011
PITTMAN, Hazel V. (Cave)
- Passed away peacefully on September 14, 2011 at Northwood-Ivany Place, Bedford, NS in her 97th year. Born in Bay Roberts, NL, she was the daughter of the late George C. Cave and Elizabeth Ann (Snow) Cave. Predeceased by beloved husband, Eric G. Pittman (Nov 2010) and loving son, E. David Pittman (May 2005), brother C. Wilson Cave of St. John's, NL, Ivy Anthony, Evelyn Hampton of Toronto, Cavell Noseworthy of Whitborne, NL. Leaving to mourn, loving daughter, Margo Stewart (Harvey) of Bedford NS and precious grandchildren Gillian Stewart of St. John's NL, Christopher Stewart (Jill) and adorable great-grandchildren Michael and Ashleigh Stewart, all of Airdrie, AB, dear sister Clare Rowe and many nieces and nephews. No flowers by request. The family will receive friends and relatives in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 2 - 3 pm. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Brookside Cemetery, Wardour Street, Bedford NS. Thank you to the staff of Sandpiper Hills, Northwood-Ivany Place for the excellent care given, and a special thanks to Rev. Vince and Anne Ihasz whose presence meant so much.
"Mom and Dad, you've been my special and cherished gift. You will remain and live on in my heart. You showed me the real meaning of love."
"Mom - your journey is complete. You are now with Dad. Always and forever, your loving Margo."

POMEROY, John Joseph
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 7, 2011
POMEROY, John Joseph
- 97, of Dartmouth, and formerly of Pleasant Hill, Port Hastings, which occurred Saturday, September 3, 2011, in Dartmouth General Hospital. He was born in Paradise, N.L., son of the late William and Margaret (Foote) Pomeroy. John was a carpenter and over the years, built many boats, the last one eight years ago. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving in the Merchant Navy. He is survived by his wife, Frances (Collins); daughters, Helen Craig, Geneieve Brian, Maxine Pomeroy, Joan MacAulay, Paula Dromlewicz; sons, Brian, Gerald, John Jr., Rod, David and Allan. Predeceased by son, Carl. There will be no visitation. Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Thursday from St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Port Hawkesbury, with Father Andrew Boyd officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at



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