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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
December 2012

 

ATTWOOD, Harold Kitchener
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 4, 2013
(October 10, 1930 - December 30, 2012)
ATTWOOD, Harold Kitchener
- 82, of Halifax, died Sunday, December 30, 2012 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, of complications of diabetes. Born in Botwood, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Ebenezer Attwood and Ida (Edison) Attwood.

Harold graduated from Mount Allison University and the former Nova Scotia Technical College where he graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1955. He was a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia. He worked at Maritime Tel and Tel until his retirement in 1990 after 24 years of service. Before that, he was employed with the Canadian National Telegraph in Toronto and New Brunswick telephone in Saint John, N.B. In recent years, he was an employee of H&R Block in Halifax. He was a long-time member of Ashburn Golf Club, a pursuit he thoroughly enjoyed into his seventies.

He is survived by his wife Maureen (Frawley) and many nieces and nephews in Newfoundland, Toronto and Halifax. Particular thanks go to his niece Jackie Attwood Cody who assisted him greatly during the last three years that he was a resident of the Berkeley, Gladstone. He enjoyed cribbage with the residents and his niece on many an occasion. He is survived by his sister Hilda Herdman of Ontario and predeceased by brother John and sister Margaret Hall of Newfoundland. The family wishes to thank everyone who showed expressions of love and kindness during the last few difficult weeks.

A memorial service will be held at J.A. Snow Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, January 7th at 1:00pm. Reception to follow. No flowers please. Donations may be made to Parker Street Food and Furniture Bank or a charity of choice. Please visit: www.jasnowfuneralhome.com


BOUTILIER, Winnifred Albertha
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 2, 2013
Boutilier, Winnifred Albertha - 86 (December 5, 1926 - December 31, 2012
), of Halifax, passed away peacefully Monday December 31, 2012 at Maplestone Enhanced Care, Halifax. Born in St. John's Nfld. she was a daughter of the late Charles and Effie (Lethbridge) Matthews. Winnifred will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a long time member of Fairview United Church and was a past member of their choir. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. Winnifred was survived by her loving husband, Spencer; children, Judy (Carl) Orde; Audrey (Angus) Matheson; Murray (Debbie) Howie. She was loved by her, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Winnie is also survived by sisters, Stella and Rosalie; brothers, Edward "Ted" (Denise) and Charles "Sonny" (Charlene); many nieces and nephews Besides her parents, Winnie was also predeceased by brother, Lloyd (died in WWII); sisters, Lottie, Alma, Alice and Joan. There will be no visitation by family request. A family graveside service will be held at a later date in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations in memory of Winnie may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or Alzheimer's Society.


CARTER, Reginald "Reg" Ernest
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 26, 2012
(June 25, 1944 - December 23, 2012)
CARTER, Reginald Ernest "Reg"
- 68, of Yarmouth, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 23, 2012 in Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre. Born June 25, 1944 in Channel-Port Aux Basques, NFLD, he was a son of the late Ernest and Claire (Collier) Carter. Reg was a fisherman all his working life and was commonly known as the "Saltwater Cowboy". He enjoyed reading and trout fishing and loved his dog, Jake, who recently passed away in March. Reg was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, and will be dearly missed by wife of 35 years, Muriel (Boudreau); daughters, Kimberley (Alex) Colgan and Alexandra Carter, both of Yarmouth; son, Corey Carter (Erin Burrill), Yarmouth; sister, Audrey (Ted) Janes, Channel-Port Aux Basques, NFLD; grandchildren, Kaylee, Chrystal, Carly, Emily and Carson. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by daughter, Chrystal Carter; brother, Eric Carter. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home & Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation will take place Thursday, December 27 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel, where funeral service will be held Friday, December 28 at 3 p.m. with Father Doug Chard officiating. Cremation will follow the service and interment will take place at a later date. Along with flowers, donations in Reg's memory may be made to a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guestbook on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.net


CHURCHILL, Edwin Lloyd
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 20, 2012
(February 25, 1957 - December 18, 2012)
CHURCHILL, Edwin Lloyd
age 55 years of Eastern Passage passed away peacefully on December 18, 2012 at the Q.E.II "Halifax Infirmary Site". Born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, he is a son of Floria Churchill - Corner Brook and the late Henry Churchill. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Navy and Caen Branch Royal Canadian Legion. He is survived by his wife the former Colleen McNicholas, daughters Patricia (Andrew) Tufts - Dartmouth, Michelle Churchill - Eastern Passage, son Sean Churchill, grandson Dallas. Two sisters Sandra (Calvin) Pretty and Shirley Churchill. Visitation will be 7:00-9:00 today (Thursday) in Eastern Passage Community Funeral Home, 5 Cow Bay Road, Eastern Passage. Burial will be at a later time in Corner Brook. No flowers by request, in lieu donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences by visiting www.dartmouthfuneralhome.ca


HOSKINS, Charles Cecil
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 22, 2012
Charles Cecil Hoskins, 86 (March 16, 1926 - December 20, 2012),
of Bayport, passed away, Thursday, December 20, 2012 at Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Port au Port, Nf., he was the son of the late Edward and Edith (Burton) Hoskins. Charles started his working career in Newfoundland in the construction business and then moved to Brampton, Ontario and worked in various plants and in 1979 moved to Lunenburg where he fished out of the port until his retirement. He is survived by his daughters, Mavis Smith, Bowmanville, Ont., Dolores Labinowicz, Back Centre; sons, Calvin (Carole) Hoskins, Brampton Ont.; Danny (Sheila) Hoskins, Dayspring; Charles, Brampton, Ont.; James (Karen) Hoskins, Blockhouse; John Hoskins, Lunenburg; Wallace Hoskins, Lunenburg; 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; companion Beverly Ann Mosher, brothers, Archer and Douglas both of Boswarlos, Nf. and several nieces and nephews. Charles was predeceased by his wife, Mathilda, son, Ronald, and in fant son, Junior, sisters, Nellie, Rebecca and Bessie, brothers, Edward, Cater and George. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg, with visitation Saturday and Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and where funeral service will be held, 11: 00 a.m. Monday, December 24, 2012. Interment will be in the Farmville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, SHAID Tree Animal Shelter or to any other charity.


MacINTOSH, J. Ida Fern
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 3, 2013
MacIntosh, J.Ida Fern, 71 (February 9, 1941 - December 31, 2012)
of Dartmouth passed away on December 31st, 2012 surrounded by her loving family after a brief, but courageous battle with cancer. Born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, she was the only daughter of the late Bill and Pearl (Foster) Purdy.
She received her education in Corner Brook and after completing her secretarial course, she worked for the radio station CFCB in Corner Brook and later the Children's hospital in Halifax.
She leaves with fond and loving memories daughter Heidi (Hilton Botma) and precious grandson Haden, Dartmouth; son Darren (Jacqui) and two precious granddaughters Grace and Teressa, Valley. She is also survived by brother Ed (Anne), St. John's, Nfld., sisters-in-law Eileen Purdy, Paradise, Nfld., and Shirley McCully, Halifax and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband Don and brother Roy.
Fern loved spending time with friends and family, crafts and craft shows, especially the Christmas ones. Having grown up with two brothers, she loved sports especially hockey and baseball. She was a Habs fan and a Red Sox fan enjoying her trips to Fenway Park in Boston and more recently to Wrigley Field in Chicago. At Fern's request, there will be no visitation.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday January 6th, 2013 at Atlantic Funeral Home at 2pm, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating with a reception to follow. Interment to take place on Monday January 7th at 11am at Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at the QEII health Sciences, VG site as well as the VON for their kindness and care. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the cancer society of Nova Scotia, IWK Foundation or a charity of choice. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com Dartmouth Chapel


STANFORD, Robert
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 14, 2012
(1921-2012)
Robert Hampton Mercer Stanford
90, of Bridgewater, passed away December 12, 2012 in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater.
Born in Wesleyville, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Alphaeus and Janet (Matthews) Stanford.
He is survived by his wife, Rhoda P. (Zwicker) (Dauphinee) Stanford; eight daughters, 2 step-daughters; five sons, 1 step-son; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Rita (Piccott) Stanford; one sister, eight brothers.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Mahone Funeral Home, 32 Parish St., Mahone Bay. Rev. Lloyd Gillieo officiating. Burial will be in Park Cemetery, Mahone Bay.
Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any other charity.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Mahone Funeral Home, 32 Parish St., Mahone Bay (902) 624-8241. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.mahonefuneral.ca


SWEENEY, Carrie
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 29, 2012
(September 19, 1917 - December 26, 2012)
SWEENEY, Carrie
- 95, of Yarmouth, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2012, at Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born September 19, 1917 in Mose Ambrose, NFLD, she was a daughter of the late George Kenneth Miles and Mary Anne (Bullen) Miles. She was a faithful member of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Yarmouth. She was known to be a hard worker and worked at the Yarmouth Royal Store for many years. Carrie is the last surviving member of her immediate family and is survived by several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she is predeceased by husband, John "Jack"; brothers, William, Charles, George and Joseph; sisters, Martha, Jessie, Ivy, and Elizabeth. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home & Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation will take place Monday, December 31 from 1-2 p.m. in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, where a funeral service will follow at 2 p.m with Father Doug Chard officiating. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in Carrie's memory may be made to the Tri County Victorian Order of Nurses or a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guestbook on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.net    The family wishes to express a heartfelt thanks to the staff at Vancouver Place where Carrie resided for the past two and a half years. They also wish to thank her palliative care doctor, Dr.Riley, and Dr. Leahey as well as the Victorian Order of Nurses for their kind and compassionate care.


THORNE, Lloyd
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 29, 2012
(Died December 28, 2012)
THORNE, T. Lloyd
age 53 years, of Eastern Passage passed away peacefully December 28, 2012 at Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Whitbourne, Newfoundland he is a son of Louise (Newhook) Thorne - Norman's Cove, NL and the late Raymond Thorne. Lloyd was a member of the Royal Canadian Navy and was honorable discharged after 30 years of service. Following his naval career he worked at H.M.C. Dockyard (Cape Scott). He loved to play golf and enjoyed working in his yard. He is survived by his loving wife the former Gertrude Lundrigan , son Jerry as well as several brothers and sisters. He is predeceased by a daughter Pauline. The family would like to offer sincere thanks for all the prayers and support from our family and friends . Visitation will be 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 Wednesday January 2 , 2013 in Eastern Passage Community Funeral Home, 5 Cow Bay Road, Eastern Passage. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday January 3, 2013 in Christ Church, Cow Bay. Rev. Steve Laskey officiating. A service will also be held in Norman's Cove, Newfoundland at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice. online condolences by visiting www.dartmouthfuneralhome.ca

 

 

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