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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
July 2013


ANSTEY-BOWSER, Beulah (Hickman), 90
Grand Bank, Nfld.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 16, 2013

passed away July 13, 2013 in Blue Crest Senior Home in Grand Bank Nfld. Born February 19, 1923 in Grand Bank, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Margaret (Hynes) and Morgan Hickman. Beulah was predeceased by husbands William Bowser and John Ben Anstey; brothers Wilson Hickman and Morgan Hickman; sisters Jane Bowness, Edith Hickman, Ada Hickman, Margaret Hickman and daughter in law Glennis Bowser. Leaving to mourn sons Norman Bowser, Robert (Elinor) Bowser; step children May (Norman) Brewer, Clyde (Caroleann) Anstey, Ruby (George) Walters, Daphne (Tom) Martin; sister Eleanor (Lewis) Legge; sister in law Vina Hickman; grandchildren Wendy and Steven; three great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and also a large circle of other family and friends. A funeral service will be held 10:30am Tuesday July 16 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street Dartmouth, Major Donna Howell officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Salvation Army or charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to (Dartmouth Chapel)

BAKER, Bernice Marjorie - 87
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 1, 2013

passed away peacefully on Friday, June 28th, 2013 at the QEII Health Sciences Centre with family by her side. Born in Harbour Breton, NL she was a daughter of the late Isaac and Blanche Buglar. Bernice moved to Halifax in 1950 where she met and married Roy on July 3rd, 1954. She was a member of Emmanuel Anglican Church as well as an active member of the Emmanuel Ladies Fellowship. She was also a Member of Emerald Chapter #58 Order of Eastern Star and was an officer there for a number of years. Bernice was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who was always there for her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Bernice leaves behind her son, David (Lynne Roehl); grandchildren, Gregory (Margot), Michael (Amber) and Elyssa; five great grandchildren, Hudson, Maeve, Owen, Taylor and Theodore, all of Calgary. She was predeceased by husband, Roy Carleton Baker in 1996; sister, Edith Joyce Roberta Buglar, and half-sister, Una Violet Buglar; half-brother, Robert Isaac Conrad. A heartfelt thank you to the doctors and nurses at the QEII ICU and IMCU. Arrangements are under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax (477-5601), where visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 2 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, with an Eastern Star Service at 7 PM. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 3 at 1 PM at Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rev. Don Shipton officiating, followed by a reception in the church hall; interment to take place in St. John's Cemetery. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bernice can be made to the IWK Health Centre Foundation or Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada.

BENNETT, Byron Joseph, 45
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, August 3, 2013
(December 7, 1967 - July 31, 2013)
of Lower Sackville passed away suddenly on July 31, 2013 in Musquodoboit, NS. Born in Stephenville, Nfld., he was the son of Roy and Elizabeth Bennett. He loved family vacations, movies and his beloved dog, Niko. Byron is survived by his wife, Tabitha Sheaves; two daughters, Alyssa Bennett (Nick MacDonald) and Kayleigh Bennett and nephew Charles Bennett, (Kristin Boudreau) whom he he raised as his son; sister, Della Robson(Tim Merrick) Bedford; brothers, Derrick Bennett (Lynda Byrne), Edmonton, Alta; Andrew Belyea (Tara Belyea), Brandford, Ont., Mark Sheaves (Jan MacAskill), Sackville, Sean Sheaves (Bonnie Sheaves), Dartmouth; 19 nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Christopher Charles Bennett and sister-in-law, Beverly Bennett. There will be a celebration of Byron's life on Monday from 1-3. p. m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family. On line condolences may be made at (Sackville location)

CLEMENTS, Raymond Michael
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, August 1, 2013
(July 8, 1952 - July 30, 2013)
Raymond Michael Clements
, age 61, of Windsor passed peacefully July 30, 2013, in the loving care of staff at Hants County Hospital. Born on Bell Island, N.L., July 8, 1952, to parents Bill and Lizzy Ann Clements. Ray was a skilled electronics technician for the Coast Guard and Air Force for 38 years and was an avid golfer who always believed family came first. Survived by his loving wife, Jeannie, his soulmate and best friend since 1978; sons Christopher (Caley) and Matthew (Amanda); siblings Catherine, Bill (Geraldine), sister in law Judy, Evelyn and Rita (Roy); one granddaughter, his little peanut, Payton; and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his mother Elizabeth (nee Johnson), father William, sister Mary and brother Gerald. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Ray's life Friday, Aug. 2, from 6-9 pm at St. Frances by the Lakes Anglican church hall on First Lake Drive in Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to QEII Foundation - Medical Day Unit, 902-473-7932. Online condolences may be made at the page will be available for one year. Please share photos and fond memories.
We will all miss him dearly.

The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 12, 2013
HANNAM, Peter P. J
. - 72 of Lunenburg, formerly of East Port Medway passed away peacefully July 10, 2013 in Harbour View Haven, Lunenburg. Born in Jean de Baie, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Peter and Clara (Dober) Hannam. Peter worked at sea on the fishing boats and oil rigs. He is survived by his wife, Sheila of 48 years; sons, Derrick and John, both of Wileville, Todd, Dartmouth; poppy's grandchildren Terry and Ashley Hannam and step great-grandson, Noah Vanderzwagg; sister, Bridget Stewart; brothers, Roche (Patsy), Joseph (Jo Ann), all of Newfoundland; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, John, Eugene and Bernard; brother-in-law, George Stewart. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Memorial service 1:00 p.m. Monday in R. A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Interment in East Port Medway Cemetery. Immediate family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be made by visiting

HARDIMAN, Alpheaus "Alf"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 10, 2013

The family of Alpheaus Hardiman, 83, of Garnish, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland, announces his passing on Monday, July 8, 2013, in the QEII, Halifax, surrounded by the love of his family. Born in Garnish, NL, he was the son of the late George Hardiman and the late Mary Hannah (Baker). Alf loved spending time with his children and especially enjoyed his 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Alf was known affectionately by the great-grandchildren and their friends as the "Candy Man" as he always had candy in his pocket or under his pillow when he was bed-ridden. Alf's life was guided by his calling to the Salvation Army and he was a member of the Armdale Corps for over 30 years and the Garnish Corps for another 20 years. Alf is survived by his daughters, Sadie (Tom), Sheila, sons, Rendell, Joey, Jerry and daughter-in law, Patricia, all of Halifax-Dartmouth, son, Wayne of Ottawa, his siblings John (Jess), Meta Grandy, Elizabeth Scott, Georgie Fizzard and Shirley Green (Wilfred) and his many nieces and nephews. Alf was predeceased by his wife, Olive, and his sister, Annie Marshall. A special thanks to Dr. Christy Bussey and the staff of 8-4 QEII. God Bless You All for the care you provided to our loved one. Arrangements are under the direction of J. A. Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd. There will be a celebration of Alf's life at the Salvation Army Church, Herring Cove Road, Spryfield, on Thursday, July 11th, at 7:00 p.m. followed by visitation with the family from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Alf will then journey to Garnish, Newfoundland, for interment with Olive in the Garnish Cemetery. Family flowers only, Donations in memory of Alf may be made to the Garnish Salvation Army Cemetery Fund.

LAMBROCK, Bernadette "Dot" Mary
(October 1, 1929 - July 14, 2013)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 17, 2013
LAMROCK, Bernadette Mary "Dot"
- 83, of Villagedale, Shelburne Co., passed away on July 14, 2013 at the Roseway Hospital, Shelburne. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland on October 1, 1929 she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Hayes. Dot loved gardening and flowers. She also loved being surrounded by her family and friends, sharing a good laugh which she greatly enjoyed. She is survived by her husband, Stanley Lamrock; daughters, Lynn (Robert) Lamrock, Barrington; Lori (Shelden) Wallace, Middle Sackville; Jennifer (Stephen) Lamrock, Villagedale; brother, Richard (Nellie), St. John's, Newfoundland, and a number of nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her brothers, John and Michael; sisters Kathleen and Eileen. Cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service on Thursday, July 18 from the Villagedale Union Church, Villagedale, at 7 p.m., Rev. Brad Pass officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Roseway Hospital Palliative Care Room or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guest book at

MacINNIS, Eudora Helen
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 22, 2013
(August 9, 1938 - July 17, 2013)
Eudora Helen MacInnis
of Dartmouth, passed away at home Tuesday July 16, 2013. Born in Port Saunders, Newfoundland August 9, 1938, her parents Roy W. Pike and Florine (Billiard) Pike, both deceased, eventually moved to Dartmouth where she lived and raised her family. Dora ran her own business, Eastern Abstract Services at the Registry of Deeds for many years until her retirement. Survived by her sons Daniel Joseph (Cindy), Bridgewater and Michael Hugh (Lesley), Halifax and daughter Nancy Jane, Sackville; sister Yvonne Haggett, Ontario; brothers Albert Pike, Dartmouth and James Pike, Jeddore; grandchildren Kimberley Wood (Brad), Nicholas, Jenna and Luke, great granddaughter Charlotte. Dora was predeceased by brothers Ignatius, Joseph Roy and Gordon Pike. Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday in Dartmouth Funeral Home , 29 Queen St. Dartmouth . Burial will follow in Mount Hermon Cemetery Online condolences by visiting

MOULTON, Albert Gordon
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 29, 2013
(April 12, 1929 - July 23, 2013)
Moulton, Albert Gordon Sr
. 84 died peacefully on July 23, 2013 at Ivany Place Senior's Residence, Bedford, where he lived for the past few years. Born on April 12, 1929, in Foote's Cove, Newfoundland, he was the only son of the late Fred and Ethel Pearl (Foote) Moulton of Burin Bay, Newfoundland. Albert was a long-time employee of Canada Post and after his retirement he looked forward to monthly lunch with his post office buddies and enjoyed golfing well into his early eighties. Albert also enjoyed driving and was the unofficial free taxi for family, friends, neighbours and literally anyone who needed to get somewhere, no matter the time of day or night. Albert loved his wife of 58 years, Ruth, and his sisters Lorraine and Norma dearly. They and their spouses would often go on driving excursions throughout Nova Scotia, dance away the night at the Newfoundland Club and enjoyed every minute of their Saturday night canasta card games with beans and fishcakes. Time spent with his grandson Shaun, meant a lot to Albert, he attended all of his little league games, took him golfing, and the two of them made a trip back to Newfoundland together. Visits from his great-grandchildren Paige and Nathan were one of the things he looked forward to most. At family get-togethers Albert could always be found with an accordion or guitar, which he would play for hours on end, only stopping long enough for "his cup of tea". Albert will be greatly missed by his family and all those who knew him. He is survived by his wife Ruth (Pitman), Bedford; sons, Gordon (Donna), Pleasant Point, Henry (Lucene), England; daughter, Velarie (Brian), Hubley; grandson, Shaun (Lindsay), Timberlea; great-granddaughter Paige and great-grandson Nathan, Timberlea; sisters Norma Moulton, Halifax, and Lorraine (Arch) Grandy, Bedford; and many nieces and nephews and their families. Visitation will take place in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS B3S 0E1, on Wednesday, July 31 from 6-8 pm. Funeral service to be held on Thursday, August 1 at 12 pm in the J. A. Snow Memorial Chapel. The family sincerely thanks the wonderful staff at Ivany Place, for the care, comfort and genuine compassion they provided to Albert. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society, Ivany Place, or charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be made at

PARSONS, Pearl Rosie (Fifield) - 85
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 22, 2013
(August 5, 1927 - July 19, 2013)
formerly of Wilmot
passed away Friday, July 19, 2013 in the Harbourview Lodge Continuing Care Centre, Sheet Harbour. Born in Wesleyville, NFLD, she was a daughter of the late William and Maude Fifield of Wesleyville, Newfoundland. Pearl retired as a retail merchandising supervisor with Zeller's and People's Department Stores. She is survived by her son Glen (Heather), Murphy Cove; grandsons Chris and David, Halifax; granddaughters Jennifer and Jillian, Lake Echo; great granddaughters Alexis and Emily, Halifax; and Mira, Lake Echo, and sisters Olive Andrews and Myrtle Goodyear, Newfoundland and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Woodrow (Woody) and son Dean Parsons, brothers Joseph and Howard Fifield, sisters Minnie Bishop and Thelma Corbert. A sincere thank-you to the staff of the Harbourview Lodge Continuing Care Centre in Sheet Harbour for your compassionate care. By request, there will be no visitation. The funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in the Middleton Funeral Home 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online guestbook may be signed by visiting:

PAYNE, Ricky Albert (PO1)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 15, 2013
Age 53
, of Dartmouth. It is with great sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Rick on Thursday, July 11, 2013. Born in Corner Brook, NL, he was the cherished son of Bert and Polly Payne. Petty Officer First Class Rick Payne of HMCS Preserver served as a Stoker in the Royal Canadian Navy for 35 years. Rick loved the outdoors, especially hunting with his father, riding his motor-cycle, flying his airplane and travelling the world on his many adventures. Doting father of Nicole and Stacy; brother of Vicky (Wayne Holwell), Penny (Rick Parsons), and Karen Hussey; uncle of Alicia and Dusty, and great-uncle of Brooklyn. Rick leaves behind his many treasured friends Ronnie and Agnes, Bill and Anna, Skip and Trina, Zita, Colin and Karen (Sally) and honorary grand-boys Ryan and Owen, Claude and Dale, Paul and Karen, Sherry-Lynn, Melinda and Moe, and Gina. Rick is pre-deceased by the love of his life, his wife Carmel. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Cole Harbour Funeral Home, 1234 Cole Harbour Road. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17 at the Shearwater Chapel, 12 Wing Shearwater. Private family interment at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to Children's Wish Foundation. Online condolences may be sent by visiting

SAVOURY, John 74
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 30, 2013
(February 16, 1939 - July 26, 2013)

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear father, grandfather and friend. John passed away peacefully with family by his side at the VG Hospital on July 26, 2013. Born in Newfoundland, he was the son of the late William and Georgina (Brady) Savoury. John was a Fisherman and Drywaller. He enjoyed playing guitar, listening to Johnny Cash, fishing with Jason and spending time with family and his good friend Sylvia Ayles. Left with fond and loving memories are his sons Jason (Leslee) of Lower Sackville, and John of Newfoundland; and daughter Tammy of Minnesota. He was a loving grandfather to Marsha, April, Michele, Christopher, Alex, Samantha, Brooklyn, and Jett; and great-grandfather to Haylie, Madison, Liam and James. Predeceased by his loving wife Dorothy, son Bill and daughter Sherry. Funeral service will be held Wednesday July 31, 2013 at 10am at Atlantic Funeral Homes, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Reception to follow in funeral home reception lounge. Cremation has taken place. The family would like to thank the VON, Capital Health, Northwood and the Palliative Care team at the VG Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be made to

Smith, Paul - 78
(February 12th, 1935 - July 10th, 2013)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, July 17, 2013
Truro, formerly of NL and ON

passed away on July 10, 2013 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Paul was born and grew up in Jeffrey's, NL. He trained as a Stationary Engineer in St. John's. Paul married Sandra Luscombe (Badger, NL) in 1962. He then moved to ON in 1963 where ultimately Paul worked for many decades with Atomic Energy of Canada and Ontario Hydro (Pickering Nuclear G.S.). Paul is predeceased by his late wife of 40 years, Sandra (2002). He is survived by his daughters, Anne Mansfield (Dick) and Lois MacPherson (Cliff); his grandsons, Myles and Ben MacPherson and granddaughter, Alexandria Mansfield and wife, Barbara Kittilsen (nee Hulan), Truro, NS. One of Paul's true passions was fishing and upon retirement, he enjoyed going on many fishing trips. In 2008, he remarried and settled in Truro, NS. Many close friends and neighbours from church and community attended a brief prayer service in memory of Paul. Burial will take place at a later date in Ontario. Donations may be made to the Atlantic Salmon Fishing Association, c/o P.O. Box 5200, St. Andrews, N.B. E5B 3S8 or on-line at Arrangements entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, Truro where on-line condolences may be made to the family by visiting



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