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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
April 2012

 

BUNGAY, William "Bill"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 26, 2012
Bungay William "Bill"
- 64, Sampson's Cove, passed away peacefully April 24 2012 at Strait Richmond Hospital in Evanston. Born in Harbour Breton NL, he was a son of the late William Norman and Bridget (Skinner) Bungay. Bill was an avid fisherman and truly enjoyed the good times that he spent with his family and friends. He is survived by his wife Mary Diane Samson, sons Eddie (Tanya) Petit De Grat, Ricky Halifax, Jimmy (Stephanie) Windsor Ont., John (Lisa) New Glasgow; 7 grandchildren, Brandon and Connor and their mom Tanya, C.J., Josh, Landon, Lincoln and Lexi; brothers, Norman (Ada), d'Espoir, NL, Reg (Sandra), Harbour Breton NL, Ed (Winnie), Arichat, Fred (Elaine), Max (Emmie) both of Harbour Breton NL., Roy (Sharon) Little Anse; sisters, Beatrice Benoit (Paul), St. Albans NL. and Joan Johnson St. John's NL. He was predeceased by brother Jim. Visitation will be held Friday, April 27. 2012 in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home in Arichat from 3 - 5 and 6 - 9 pm. Funeral Service will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m., in St. Joseph Church, in Petit De Grat, with Rev. Angus MacDougall officiating. Burial to follow in the Star of the Sea Cemetery Petit De Grat. Memorial donations can be made to the Autism Society of Cape Breton (Strait Area Branch). Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. To send words of comfort to the family or to light a candle in memory of Bill, please visit www.chboudreau.com


CHAISSON, Emily
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 5, 2012
June 1, 1934 - April 3, 2012
77 of Halifax, passed away April 3, 2012 at the Halifax Infirmary QE II. Born in Burgeo, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Carrie and John Ingram. Emily was a true Newfoundlander, she loved a cup of tea sitting around the table, a dance with friends, and she loved a good argument as much as a good laugh. She loved to cook, clean and spend time shopping. Emily spent over 50 years in the North End and was well known by her neighbors as well as business owners in the area.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Barnes; sons, Donald, Garfield and Junior; sisters, Margaret Hann, Mimi Leamon, Kathleen Mercer, Cora Tom; brothers, Lewis, Calvin and Wayne; granddaughter, Angel Rogers. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph and sister, Hattie. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cruikshank's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax, NS. Visitation will be held on Monday April 9, 2012 from 4-7pm. Memorial service will take place on Wednesday April 11, 2012 at 10am from the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Fort Massey Cemetery.


CLUETT, Alfreda - 95
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 3, 2012
(April 14, 1916 - April 2, 2012
) , Halifax, passed away April 2, 2012 in Maplestone Enhanced Care. Born at Frenchman's Cove, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Sylvia (Bond) Hobin. She was a lifetime member of the Salvation Army and was very passionate about her volunteer work, manning the kettle, teaching Sunday school as well as fundraising. Surviving are her sons, Benjamin (Donna), Lester (Bette), Gordon (Barbara), Calvin (Diane), James "Jim" (Ruth); daughter Louise Barron; 16 grandchildren as well as numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Esau; sister, Louise Moulton; brothers, Frank and Lionel Hobin, daughter, Judy Archibald; son, Arthur; grandchildren, Wendy, Kevin, Debbie and Andy. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 pm Wednesday, April 4, 2012 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax from where funeral services will take plate 1 pm Thursday, April 5, 2012. A reception will follow in the funeral home. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideon Bible Society, The Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Canadian Cancer Society. Special thanks to the staff of Maplestone Enhanced Care as well as the many friends Mom made during her stay there for your love and support. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.atlanticfuneralhomes and selecting the Halifax location.


DWYER, John
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 2, 2012
81, Williamswood, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 1, 2012 in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Carbonear, NL, November 24, 1930, he was a son of the late John and Roseanna (Kehough) Dwyer. John had worked on the U.S. Naval Base, Stephenville, NL. Worked for the city putting in sidewalks in Halifax, then in 1960 started working as a Stevedore for 30 years until his retirement. He was a jack of all trades, always helping family, friends and neighbors. He enjoyed hockey, loved his music, horseshoes, darts, cards, and bowled with Joe's League and Pro League.

John is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Shirley (Keating); sons, John (Linda), Ronald (Pattie), Gary (Pam); daughters, Donna (Calvin) Martin, Peggy (Mont), Joanne (Roger) Pippy, Margaret (Chester) Stewart, Corene (Terry), Michelle (Fred) Thompson; brother, William (Bill), Carbonear, NL.; sisters, Mary Romo, Genevieve Bonang, both of Dartmouth, Margaret (Eve) Brewer, Kline Heights, Margaret Rose Mayer, Jefferson, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Darin, Erin, Curtis, Stephanie, Laura, Sarah, Joslyn, Victoria, Mathew, Seretha, Alicia, William, Kristy, Alan, Corey, Kelsey, Trisha, Dana, Cody, Devin; great grandchildren Adrian, Alexander; and lots of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, James, Kevin; sisters, Kathleen, Catherine, Susannah, Ellen and Elizabeth. No visitation by request. Arrangements are under the care of J.A. Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd. (477-5601). A funeral mass will take place on Wednesday April 4, at 2 p.m., from the St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, St. Michael's Ave. Spryfield, with Father Frank Pellerin as celebrant. Reception to follow. Interment to take place at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Hemophilia Society. A special thank you to the nurses and doctors at the Halifax infirmary 8.4 for your loving care and support and to Dr, Matheson, Spryfield Medical Centre, many thanks to Sister Johanna and all who visited in the hospital and at home.


HART, Corinna (nee Stanley)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 7, 2012

Of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia formerly of St. John's, Newfoundland left our world on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Bertha (Bryant) Stanley of Shoal Harbour, Newfoundland. Cherished partner and best friend of Harold (Harry) Hamilton. Loving mother and friend of Wendi, Chris (Lori), Paula (Andrew), Jason, Lori (Joseph) and Kirky (her geriatric cat). Proud grandmother of Tinisha, Sarah, Nathanial, Julie, Nathan, Alyssa, Briana, Daniel, and Max; and great-grandmother of Larissa and Jamar. Younger sister of Dora Stanley and aunt ‘Sis' of Janice. Personally cared for patient of Dr. James Adams. Corinna was a woman of many talents, whose quick wit, high energy approach was lent to all she tackled, and was admired by all who knew her. Our world will be that much emptier now that her sparkle is gone. A celebration of her life service for family and friends will be held on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 2pm in the Atlantic Funeral Home - 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Donations in Corinna's memory may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook, please visit: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


HAYNES, Angela Lori
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 12, 2012
1976-2012
Angela Lori Haynes, Halifax / MacLellan's Brook
Haynes, Angela Lori
- age 35, of Barkton Lane, Halifax and MacLellan's Brook passed away unexpectedly April 9th, 2012 at home in MacLellan's Brook. Born in Labrador City she was a daughter of Randy and Classie (Eddy) Haynes, MacLellan's Brook.

Angela had a passion for her precious Phoebe, for music, literature, writing and everything outdoors. She travelled, making a long trail of beautiful friends along the way. She was a scholar, attending MacGill, St Fx, and Dalhousie Universities. The Haynes family want to express their extreme gratitude to all her friends who have supported her through the years, being there in times of darkness and times of light. Thank-you as well to her amazing health care team, who Angela respected and trusted over the past 15 years

Angela is survived by her parents Randy and Classie, MacLellan's Brook; brother Jason (Shelley) Haynes, Dartmouth; nephew Braden and niece Taylor; maternal grandfather Reginald Eddy Sr.; aunts and uncles Roland (Jocelyn) Eddy and family; Bruce (Cindy) Eddy and family; Kippy (Darlene) Eddy and family; Bernice (Ken) Abbott and family; Melvina (Peter) Eddy and family; Tony (Dallas) Eddy and family; Darren (Nicole) Eddy and family; Dennis (Janet) Eddy and family; Roxanne (Tolson) Maloney and family; Gordon (Rebecca) Haynes and family; several cousins. She was predeceased by her maternal grandmother and her paternal grandparents. A memorial service will be held on Friday at 2 pm in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home Chapel, New Glasgow with Rev. Aidan Kingsbury officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until the time of the service at 2 pm in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of Flowers donations in memory of Angela may be made to the QE II Foundation-Abby J. Lane


HENDERSON, David Charles
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 26, 2012
48 of Dartmouth passed away at home on April 21, 2012. Born in St. John's NFLD he was a son of the late James and Bernice Henderson. David worked at Armour Transport. He is survived by his spouse Ann Horne, stepsons Michael (Alexandria) Horne, Jordan Horne, daughters Jennifer Henderson, Jessica Henderson, son Brian, brothers Paul, Bob and Carl, nieces Angela, Cassandra and Tanya. Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday April 28, 2012 in Atlantic Funeral Home Chapel, 771 Main St. Dartmouth. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the SPCA Dartmouth. Online condolences may be made by visiting our Dartmouth Chapel at www.atlanticfuneralhomes


HILL, Agnes Beatrice
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 13, 2012
86, Winn Park Villa, Truro, passed away, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2012 in Winn Park Villa. Born in Newfoundland she was a daughter of the late William and Katherine (Eddicot) Druggett. Beatrice enjoyed bingo, knitting, watching movies and dancing. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her daughters Josephine (Douglas) White, North Noel Road, Catherine (Margie) Horlick, NFLD, Agnes (Leo) MacDonald, Calgary, sons; Amos (Jean), Kennetcook, Alonzo (Honey), Tatamagouche, Chris (Anne), NFLD, Enslie (Marilyn), Truro, James and friend Margie, Noel, 16 grandchildren and many great and great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Enslie Alexander, two children in infancy, siblings Bill, Amos, Mary, George, Saul, Addilade and Isable. Cremation has taken place with visitation no visitation by request. A private family graveside committal service will be held at a later date in Moose Brook Cemetery. No flowers please, donations can be made to The diabetis Association of Nova Scotia or charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 354, Kennetcook. Ph-1-902-362-2440 or e-mail condolences to: allenfuneral@ns.sympatico.ca


HOLLETT, George
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 5, 2012
1947-2012
Hollett, George Philip
, 64 - Halifax, born in Hermitage, NL, passed away peacefully on April 3, 2012 at the VG in Halifax, NS. He was the son of the late John and Hannah (Piercey) Hollett. George is survived by his loving wife Maureen, son Jason (Trina), daughter Shauna (Paul), brothers, Don (Evelyn); Allan (Dora); Ward (Lora); Jack (Evelyn); Austin (Diane) and sisters, Wilhelmina (Wilfred Wiseman); Della (Weston Crant); Emily (Winston Wheeler) and grandchildren, Riley; Sierra; Olivia and Deagan, uncle Jordan (Kathleen) and many nieces and nephews. He worked for over 30 years as a longshoreman. George was and avid outdoorsman, loved fishing, hunting, tending to his garden and spending time at the country home. The funeral will take place April 7, 2012 at 11:00 am at Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield, with reverend Diana Frye officiating. Reception and interment to follow. Funeral arrangements are under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) ltd, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax (902) 477-5601. Donations may be made to the Emmanuel Church Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society.


LEDWELL, Mary Agnes
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, May 3, 2012
December 11, 1951 - April 30, 2012
Mary passed away peacefully at home early on the morning of April 30th. She spent her last weekend closely surrounded by the love of her children Katie and Amos and husband Eric Hundert, as well as her sisters Anne Marie and Elaine.

From her childhood beside the sea in Calvert, Newfoundland to the many shores she has graced since, Mary has been the brightest, kindest, most joyful of adventurers. She had the gift to see the world's beauty in the simplest of things and always found a reason to celebrate. Her love for the landscapes, the wild creatures, and most of all the people around her illuminated her life and ours.

At 18 Mary left Newfoundland to live and work across Canada. In 1978 she settled in Nova Scotia with Jack Whitehead and her daughter Katrin was born soon after in Antigonish. In 1986 she and Eric began their life together; they were married in 1989 and two years later Amos was born in Halifax, where the family has stayed since. Mary loved to travel; with Eric and Amos she enjoyed the best pastries, coffees, and wines to be had across Europe, North and South America. Closer to home, she delighted in biking, hiking and canoeing.

Mary dreamed for many years of building a rural retreat where she could enjoy the natural world. Together with Eric, their children, and the help of many friends, they designed and built their cottage in Livingstone Cove which has been a haven of peace and joy to them all.

Mary graduated from Memorial University with a degree in social work and worked as a clinical social worker in a wide variety of settings. She was involved at the start of the Nova Scotia home care program, serving as the first regional coordinator for the Annapolis Valley. Shortly after Amos was born, she received a Masters in Social Work from Dalhousie University. Mary was a compassionate, understanding advocate for patients in the Halifax hospitals; her last position was as the social worker member on the diabetes team at the IWK Health Centre.

Predeceased by her beloved mother Marion and father Robert, Mary will be dearly missed by her husband Eric; her children Amos, Katie, Asa and Thian, and his wife Sandy; Sisters Anne Marie, Donna, Elaine, Jeanie, Maxine; Brothers Danny, Ernest, Pat, Ron, Vince and Wayne; Grandchildren Meredith, Ella and Jocelyn; mother- and father-in-law Rose and Murray, and brother-in-law Steve; as well as her nieces, nephews and extended family. Mary's love and devotion to her family and friends will help sustain us for the rest of our lives.

A memorial gathering will be held 2 pm on Sunday, May 6th at Cruikshank's, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax, 902-423-7295. To view or place an online message please visit www.cruikshankhalifaxfuneralhome.com     In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Adsum House for Women and Children by visiting www.adsumforwomen.org

 

 

Page Contributed by Bill Cook

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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