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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
November 2012


GREEN, Gerald Francis "Jerry" 71
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, December 4, 2012
Samson's Cove
Date of Birth: Wednesday, November 12th, 1941
Date of Death: Thursday, November 29th, 2012

It is with great sadness we announce his passing on November 29, 2012 at St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Corner Brook, NL, he was the son of the late Michael and Bridgette (Careen) Green. He is survived by the mother of his children, Zelda Green; sons Stephen, Ottawa; Michael (Joann), Truro; daughter April (Darren), Ottawa; brother Ben, Louisdale; grandchildren Christopher, Teya, Justin, Evan and Summer; good friend Garry Thomas. Jerry was predeceased by brothers Michael, Patrick, Clyde and his sister Sarah. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, December 5th from 2-4 & 7-9pm at I.M.L Funeral Home, Petit De Grat. Funeral mass will be held on Thursday at 11am in the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Petit De Grat with Rev. Andrew Gillies officiating. Burial to follow in the Star of Sea Cemetery, Petit De Grat. A reception will follow at the Social Action Centre, Little Anse. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of St. Martha's Regional Hospital. To send words of comfort, visit

HARVEY, Ann Marie
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, November 9, 2012
Harvey: Ann Marie
, 38, of Truro, passed away suddenly, Tuesday November 6, 2012 near Salmon River. Born in St. John's NFLD, she was a daughter of Mary G. (Ferguson) Doyle of Dartmouth and the late Maxwell Doyle. Ann Marie is also survived by daughter, Sarah, and son, Thomas; companion, Perry Rankin; sisters, Christine (Bernie) Myatt, Dartmouth, Barbara Doyle, Sackville NS, and Angela Doyle (Melvin Bull), Dartmouth; brothers, Joe Doyle (Sandy Hughes), Dartmouth, Steve Doyle (Mary MacDougall), Wellington, Larry Doyle, and James Doyle, Dartmouth, Maxwell Doyle, Greg Doyle, and John Doyle (Lauren Hughes), all of Halifax. Besides her dad she was predeceased by sisters, Marion and Mary. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street Truro, from where Ann Marie's family will receive friends between the hours of 3-5pm Saturday, November 10, and Sunday, November 11, between the hours of 2-4. Funeral service will be held 11am Monday, November 12, at the Immaculate Conception Church, 669 Prince Street Truro, Father Dariusz Miskowicz officiating, with a reception to follow in Campbell Hall. Interment will then be held in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Robie Street Truro. Family flowers only. Donations in Ann Marie's memory may be made to Perry Rankin or to a charity of your choice. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Ann Marie's obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

PARDY, Arthur Barnes
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, November, 15, 2012
Arthur Barnes Pardy (1928-2012)
84, Halifax, passed away November 9, 2012 in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Harbour Mills NL, he was a son of the late William and Avalina Pardy. Arthur is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Annie, son; Darren (Stephanie), Bathurst, NB, daughter; Patricia, Ottawa, ON, brother; Embrose (Myrtle) Conerbrook, NL, grandson; Taj, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers; Clarence, Ralph, Joseph, Angus and Wallace. Cremation has taken place under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd. (477-5601). No visitation by request. A tribute service will be held at 12:45 p.m. at the Army, Navy, Airforce Club, Unit 373, Maynard St., funeral service to follow. A reception will follow service. Interment to take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation.

PARDY, Ray Gill
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, November 28, 2012
Ray Gill Pardy - 77(1935-2012
), of Gaspereau, NS passed away peacefully on November 24, 2012. He was born in Grand Falls, NL to parents, the late George and Mamie Pardy. Ray came to the Annapolis Valley as a member of the Canadian Air Force where he met his wife, the late Shirley Pardy (Rogers). Ray and Shirley were married in 1958 and for more than 50 years enjoyed a loving relationship in their home in Gaspereau. Most of Ray's professional life was spent in sales, and he soon became a familiar face to many in Wolfville. His Newfoundland roots were always present in his love of a good story, shared laughter and chat with his many friends at Tim Horton's in Wolfville. Ray's first priority in life was his family. The unselfish, simple way that he lived his life has impressed on the lives of his children and grandchildren, and he will live on through each one of them. He is survived by his daughter, Ray Nadine Richardson (Mark), Wolfville; son, Craig Pardy (Maura) of Port Williams and grandchildren, Zachary and Lucas Richardson, Mackenzie and Callum Pardy as well as two siblings, Neil (Doris) Pardy and Frank (Carolyn) Pardy along with in-laws, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Jean Wheadon and Sylvia Butt and brothers, George, Cecil, Don and Bruce. As per Ray's wishes, there will be no visitation. His immediate family will remember him in a private service. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

POWER, Margaret Mary
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, November 29, 2012
Margaret Mary Power (1915-2012
) 97, Halifax, formerly of Flat Rock, NL, passed away peacefully November 27, 2012 in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Horse Cove NL, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary Whelan. Margaret leaves behind son Francis (Annette), Miramichi, NB, daughter; Patricia (Richard) Bentley, Halifax, grandchildren Darren (Kim), Michael (Kim) Bentley, great grandchildren; Andrew, Jeffery, Jeremy, Kiara, Tye, several nieces and nephews, and special friends Albert and Evett. She was predeceased by husband Cornelius, brother; William Whelan, sister; Elizabeth Taylor, great grandson, Adam. Arrangements are under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd. (477-5601) 149 Herring Cove Rd., where visitation will be held Thursday November 29 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be Friday November 30 at 10:30 a.m. from the St. Catherine Of Siena Roman Catholic Church, Bayers Rd. Cremation to follow. A reception will be held in the church hall after service. Interment to take place at a later date in Flat Rock, Newfoundland. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

RALPH, Ellen "Helen"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, November 21, 2012
RALPH - Ellen "Helen"
, 92, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully in Queens Manor, Liverpool on Monday, November 19th, 2012 Born in Cape Saint George, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Yves and Elizabeth (Chaisson) Simon.
Ellen was a former Registered Nurse in St. John's Newfoundland. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, tatting, sewing, needlepoint and cribbage. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and her great grandchildren. She will be fondly remembered for her kind and gentle manner and her quirky sense of humor.
She is survived by her daughters Simone (Stein) Snarby of Liverpool and Mary (Maurice) Bruce of Ottawa, ON. her son John (Susan) of St. John's NL. her grandchildren Anton and Elan Snarby, Noelle (Marc) Poliquin and Maurice (Amanda) Bruce, John and Courtney Ralph and great grandchildren Charlotte Bruce and Luke Poliquin She will also be deeply missed by her special niece Irene Simon of PEI. She was predeceased by her husband John, her sisters Leona, Irene and infant sister Adline. Her brothers Yves, Lawrence, Henry and Octave.
Visitation will be Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 from 7 until 9 p.m. in Chandlers' Funeral Chapel, Liverpool where funeral service will be Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Father Keith Billard officiating. burial will be in St. Gregory's Catholic Cemetery, College Street, Liverpool. No flowers by request, donations may be made to Queens Manor, Liverpool, Canadian Cancer Society or to any charity. Online condolences may be made to

The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, November 21, 2012
- 74, Halifax, passed away with his family by his side on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, in Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Corbin, N.L., he was a son of the late Cyril and Maggie (Poole) Savoury. Conrad loved listening to Newfoundland music and playing the accordion with family and friends. Conrad was a loving companion, father, grandfather and brother. He will be lovingly remembered and never forgotten by companion, Theresa Aldridge; son, Cyril Savoury; daughter, Linda (Neil) Hiscock; brothers, Murdock, Allen (Regina), Joseph (Mary); sisters, Meta (Lloyd) Martin, Caroline (Cecil) Locker, Marina (Smokey) Lawrence, Emma (Rick) Morgan and Ann Meade; grandchildren, Shane Savoury, Richard Hutchings and Michelle Boland; great- grandchildren, Shynne, Hope and Brandon Savoury; many nieces and nephews. Arrangements are under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd. (477-5601), 149 Herring Cove Rd., where visitation will be Thursday, November 22, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., with funeral service on Friday, November 23, at 10 a.m. Reception to follow in the Earl Francis Spryfield Legion from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Family flowers only, donations in Conrad's memory may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association. Words of comfort can be sent to the family by visiting:

SKINNER, Dinah (Diane) Lucy
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, November 5, 2012
Skinner, Dinah (Diane) Lucy
- 66 of Riverport passed away peacefully on November 3, 2012 at the Halifax Infirmary. Born July 9, 1946 in St. Jacques, NL. Diane was the daughter of the late Camillus and Agnes (Saint) McCarthy.
She was a dedicated mother and wife who enjoyed cooking, knitting socks and mittens and pampering her family. She never let anyone leave her home without a special treat made by her. She was married to the love of her life Lloyd George Skinner for 46 years.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her children Brian (Kimberly), Dartmouth, Melvin (Shelly), Pinegrove, Stewart (Tammy), Pinegrove, Joanne (Richard) Crouse, Cole Harbour, Lloyd Jr., Riverport, Brother William (Mabel) McCarthy, Grand Fall, NL, her grandchildren who she cherished Colton, Kaileigh, Bailee, Brogan, Alexandra and Josie and many beloved nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her brothers George and Neil, Sisters Blanche and Beatrice.
The family would like to thank the medical staff at the South Shore Regional -ICU, Victoria General- ICU and The Infirmary ICMU. Special thanks to nurses Rachelle (South Shore) and Amy (Infirmary), your support and care was greatly appreciated.
Friends are invited to share their memories of Diane, with her family during visitation at the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy #3 Lunenburg, on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. A service to celebrate Diane's life will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Upper LaHave, Rev. Reginal MacDonald, officiating. Interment will be in Shepherd's Hill Cemetery, Riverport. In lieu of flowers donations to the Diabetes Asscociation of Canada or the heart and Stroke Foundation Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

STOODLEY, Reuben Forsey
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, November 29, 2012
(1929 - 2012
It is with sadness that the family of Reuben Forsey Stoodley, 83, of Lunenburg, announce his passing on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at the QE11 Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Jersey Harbour, NFLD., he was a son of the late George and Emma (Osmond) Stoodley.
Reuben started his seagoing career fishing at the early age of 13 and then went to work as a cook aboard fishing boats for MacLeod's Fisheries, Port Mouton, Nickerson's and Fisheries Products International retiring at the age of 65.
Family and friends were a big part of Reuben's life and he enjoyed spending time with them at the cottage in Crooked Lake. He always thought of others first and many will remember Reuben and his wife Frances for taking in a friend that needed a home.
He was happiest when tinkering around the home and enjoying watching a good wrestling match. We have all been blessed to have known such a wonderful man.
He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg.
Reuben is survived by his wife, Frances, daughters, Sandra (Wallace) Skinner, Bridgewater; Brenda (Dwight) Tanner, Schnare's Crossing; son, Morley (Kathy) Stoodley, Spruce Grove, ALB.; sisters, Doris Smith, Bertha Stoodley, both of NFLD.; brothers, Claude, of NFLD and William (Ada) of Halifax; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Wanda, brother, Alan and sisters, Jean and Pearl.
Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg, with visitation Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and where a memorial service to celebrate Reuben's life will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m., Rev. Michael Mitchell officiating. Interment in Newfoundland at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Kidney Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice.



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