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Halifax Herald
April 2014


BARTON, Bride Mary (nee: Dober)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 21, 2014

Age 104, of Gaspereaux Lake and Oakville Ontario, passed away at home on April 15th, 2014. Born Spanish Room NL. Bride was predeceased by her husband Robert, her parents John and Catherine Dober (nee: Long) also brothers and sisters James, John, Celestine, Jerry, Catherine and Joseph. She is survived by her sister Alice McCarthy of Oakville Ontario. She will be remembered and sadly missed by a large number of friends and relatives. Bride moved to Sydney NS to work during the 1930's. She was a very active career woman and moved to Halifax to study and where she worked all through the 2ndWW and after. On a holiday with friends in Ontario she met the man she would marry and moved from Halifax to Ontario. Memorial services will be held later in Little Current Ontario where she will be buried alongside her husband. Her husband was aWW2 veteran and Bride was involved and supportive of the RCL(Royal Canadian Legion) and war veteran issues until her death. Donations in her memory may be made to any branch of the RCL.

GOWER, Karen Elizabeth, 61
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 7, 2014

Halifax, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 4, 2014 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of Ruth and the late Fred Knight. Karen worked at Arborstone Enhanced Care for 28 years, having retired almost two years ago. She was actively involved in the Spryfield Community Salvation Army Church. She was a kind and generous person who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She is survived by her husband, Donald; daughter, Keely and stepson, Joseph; brother, Warren Knight; sister, June (Gordon) Somerton; sister in-law, Jean (Denny) Rice. Cremation has taken place and visitation will take place at the Spryfield Community Salvation Army Church on Wednesday, April 9 from 1-3 PM followed by a service at 3 PM. Donations in Karen's memory may be made to Spryfield Community Salvation Army Church.

HANHAMS, Captain Frederick Joseph 'Fred'
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 17, 2014
Hanhams, Capt. Frederick Joseph "Fred"
- 65, Canso, Guysborough Co, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 14, 2014 in Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso, with his wife, children and family by his side. Born in Corbin, NFLD, he was a son of the late Cecil and Annie (Dominix) Hanhams. Fred was a perfectionist in everything he did. He had a passion for the sea, and was a sea captain for many years. Fred was also a retired business man. He loved doing woodwork, reading his books, and his main passion was his guitar, singing, and the love of his wife, children and grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed and never forgotten by his loving wife of 46 years, Mary Jean (Kavanagh); son, Michael ( Amanda), Canso N.S; son, David (Michelle), Canso N.S; daughter, Angela (Jerome), Montague P.E.I; mother-in-law, Margaret Kavanagh, Guysborough N.S; 6 grandchildren, Kelsey, Erica, Brandan, Dalton, Dylan and Brooklyn. Also survived by sister, Susan, Grand Falls, NFLD; brothers, Gordon, St. Jacques, NFLD; Cecil (Susan),, Grand Falls, NFLD; Randy, St.John's, NFLD; Willoughby (Dorothy), Grand Falls, NFLD; Jacob (Jane), Cap-pele, N.B. and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by father, (Cecil) and mother (Annie), sister, (Marion), brother, (Sidney), brothers-in-law, Gerald Baker, Ernest John Savoury, Joseph Kavanagh and Michael Kavanagh. Also nephews, James Savoury and Reginald Savoury, and nieces, Rachel Savoury and Jennifer Savoury.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4pm and from 7 to 9 pm Sunday April 20th, 2014 in the Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home in Canso. Funeral mass will be in the Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Canso, on Monday April 21st, 2014 at 11:00 am , with Father Dan MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery . Memorial donations may be made to the Eastern Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at

HARDIMAN, Edith Maria
(November 17, 1931 - April 17, 2014)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 19, 2014
HARDIMAN, Edith Maria
age 82 passed away peacefully with family by her side, Thursday, April 17, 2014 after a long courageous battle with cancer in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Boxey, Newfoundland 17 Nov 1931, she was a daughter of the late Isaac and Lucy Blagdon. Edith was an avid bingo player and thoroughly enjoyed a good game of cards. She idolized her children and grandchildren. She is survived by daughters; Judy Hardiman, Greenwood, Cindy (Gordon) Hunt, Lower Sackville, Bonnie Hardiman, Greenwood, Angie Hardiman, Sydney. Sons; Doug (Anne) Hardiman, Bridgewater, Kenneth (Shelley), Spirit River, Alberta, Corey Hardiman, Middleton and sister Bessie (Onslow) Blagdon, Greenwood; grandchildren Lori (Phil) Zacharias, Lisa Hunt, Brittany Hardiman, Meghan Hardiman, Robbie Hardiman, Dante Hardiman; great grandchild Olivia Zacharias as well as "Cuddles" her constant companion. She was predeceased by husband Wilson, step-mother Annie Sheppard, brother Jerry; step-brothers Charles Jim Sheppard, Jim Henry Blagdon, Dick Price and half-brother Charles John Blagdon; step sisters Tryphena Blagdon and Harriet Strowbridge. Cremation has taken place and at Edith's request, there will not be a funeral service. Arrangements have been entrusted to Middleton Funeral Home Ltd. 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online guestbook may be signed by visiting:

MacLEOD, Kirk
(November 7, 1971 - April 6, 2014)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax,, April 9, 2014
David "Kirk" MacLeod
(42) passed away on April 6, 2014, at home, surrounded by his wife and family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in St. John's NFLD, but raised in Liverpool NS, he was the son of Gordon and Shaune MacLeod. Kirk was passionate about his work as a security advisor for the United Nations, Martial Arts, CrossFit and travel. Kirk was larger than life, and lived life large. Canada World Youth took him to Indonesia in his early twenties, he was a Dive Master and open water dive guide in Costa Rica a few years later. He began his work in peacekeeping with the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre in the late 1990's, and later work with the United Nations took him to live in Kosovo, New York, Honduras and the Dominican Republic. He visited numerous other countries, many of them war zones, throughout his career. He was a second degree black belt in Aikijutsu, and was recently raised to black belt in Kenpo Karate. His love of martial arts impacted every aspect of his philosophy on life. In recent years, Kirk also became involved in CrossFit, first at CrossFit NYC, and later at CrossFit Kinetics in Halifax. It was a community he was proud to be a part of. CrossFit also helped Kirk train for the Big Swim last summer across the Northumberland Strait, which was instrumental in his recovery from recent cancer treatments. He enjoyed board games, comics, and books; he was a great reader and was always well informed and willing to offer an opinion or advice.

Finally, and most importantly, Kirk was a great friend and family man. He touched lives and made friends all over the world, and deeply loved, and was loved by his family. He will be missed beyond measure. Kirk is survived by his loving wife, Paige (Rockwell), daughter, Chloe, sons, Tristan and Gabriel, parents, Gordie and Shaune, brother, Scott, his in-laws, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Betty and Art Killam, Margaret and Donald MacLeod, uncle, Kenneth MacLeod, and best friend, Jason Chaffey. Visitation will be held at J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, (455-0531) on Saturday, April 12 from 3-6 pm. Memorial Service will be held Monday, April 14 at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Camp Brigadoon (a charity close to Kirk's heart), or the QEII Cancer Centre. Condolences and stories may be sent to Paige at or

O'KEEFE, Alice Marie
(July 8, 1936 - April 7, 2014)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 12, 2014

Age 77, of Halifax. It is with very saddened hearts that we announce the passing of a wonderful lady, Alice O'Keefe (nee Lewis) on April 7, 2014 after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer for the last 8 years. She passed peacefully with her loving family by her side. Born in Bell Island, Newfoundland, she was the eldest daughter of the late Albert Alfred Lewis and Anne Lewis (Reynolds). She will be greatly missed by her husband of 51 years, Robert Ian O'Keefe; daughters Anne-Marie Chartrand (Michael) and Suzanne Lewis (Robert); grandchildren Deborah Lewis, Brianna Lewis, Bradley Chartrand & Hailey Chartrand; sisters Margaret Lewis of Bell Island, NL; Angela Johnson (Gord) of Bell Island, NL; brothers Raymond Lewis (Madeline) of Bell Island, NL; Albert Lewis (Linda) of Cambridge, ON; William Lewis of Harbour Grace, NL; Joseph Lewis (Ramona) of Lower Sackville, NS; many nieces and nephews and numerous extended family members. Meeting her in Heaven with loving open arms are her brothers Kevin, Jeremiah (Jer), Patrick (in infancy) and sisters Annie Littlejohn and Mary Mazerall.

In 1958, Alice left her home of Bell Island, NL before the mines were closed, and in 1961, met the love of her life, Bob. She had a very full life and always found the humour in everything. Her laugh was contagious and she enjoyed having a good time with all her family and friends and maintained her sense of humour throughout her illness. A true artistic, creative & talented soul, she could make anything out of nothing. She was always planning parties, wedding receptions, anniversary celebrations etc. making all of the decorations by hand, decorated many cakes and made wedding and bridesmaid dresses. She could knit, crochet or sew anything - most times without using a pattern. Anything she created was done from her heart. At the time of her passing, she was in the middle of planning yet another party and had numerous photo projects on the go. She liked to be busy and was so extremely creative that it poured out of her by way of numerous projects on the go all the time. She immensely enjoyed time with family and close friends, sharing stories and the simple pleasures of life.

Alice lived like she was living - not like she was dying. She was a very loving mother to her two daughters and the best grandmother to her four grandchildren whom she loved dearly. She was very proud of them all! Her legacy is her grandchildren. They will miss her greatly and will carry memories of her with them throughout their lives. Alice was the matriarch of the Lewis family. She will be sorely missed by everyone in her very large family and by all that had the pleasure of knowing her. A very special thank you to the Nova Scotia Cancer Centre nurses especially Thelma, Dr. Grimshaw, Dr. Bentley, Dr. Kieser, gynecologic oncology residents and nurses of 5A in the Centennial Building. Also the chemotherapy nurses on the 11th floor of the Victoria Building.

Heaven has received another angel, but the world is a sadder place without her. Family flowers only please. It was Alice's wish for donations to be made to charities that helped the less fortunate such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, The Salvation Army or Nova Scotia Food Bank or another charity of that sort of your choice. Visitation at TK Barnard's Funeral Home, 3460 DutchVillage Rd on Monday, April 14, 2014 from 7pm-9pm. Funeral service will be held at Saint Benedict Catholic Church, 45 Radcliffe Drive, Halifax on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:30am

OLDFORD, William "Bill" Henry
(January 15, 1933 - April 28, 2014)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, May 1, 2014
OLDFORD, William Henry "Bill"
- Kingston, NS. It is with great sadness and broken hearts we announce the passing of a much loved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Surrounded by his family, God took Dad on Monday, April 28th, 2014, at home, in his 81st year after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Elliston, NL, he was the eldest of 14 children of the late Maynard and Myrtle (Way) Oldford. Bill was a dedicated husband and father who spent tireless hours volunteering in his children's activities and his church. Dad went to Memorial University of Newfoundland and started his career as a teacher. He changed professions and had a long career in the airline industry that began with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Bill left the Air Force to join Eastern Provincial Airlines/Canadian Airlines where he retired after 27 years.

Bill will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 57 years, Gertrude (Strong); son, Brian (Debbie); daughters, Joanne Hall (Brian) and Roxane Butler (Carl); grandchildren, Matthew (Kelly), Brandon, Mitchell, and Claire; great-grandson, Cayden; brothers and sisters to whom he was extremely close, Bob (Louise), Burt (Lynn), Winsor (Jean), Albert (Judy), Tom (Linda), Doug (Judy), Marvin (Mona), Gary, Elsie Ryder (Allan), Dorothy Hynes (Robert), Leona Dyke (Carl), Theresa Adams (Byron), and Beverly Norris (Eric); and many nieces and nephews. He will be also missed by his beloved cat Molly who was a great source of comfort. There will be no visitation. Bill's life will be celebrated at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 5, at Kingston United Church, with Rev. Michael Mugford officiating. Burial in the North Kingston Cemetery with a reception to follow in the church hall. Family flowers only, donations in Dad's memory can be made to Kingston United Church or the Victorian Order of Nurses. The family would like to give heartfelt thanks to Dr. Burgess, Janet Wilton, Anna Goski and all the Victorian Order of Nurses and home care workers who were amazing to Dad during the last few months. Also, special thanks go to all the family and friends that provided endless support. Arrangements have been entrusted to Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448. On-line guest book may be signed by visiting:

ORGAN, Patricia "Patsy"
(June 6, 1940 - April 5, 2014)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax,, April 8, 2014
Organ, Patricia Ann "Patsy"
- Age 73, Halifax. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 5, 2014 in the Infirmary Site, QE II due to complications from a heart attack and pneumonia. Born in St. Albans Bay d'Espoir, Newfoundland. She was a daughter of the late John and Margaret Organ. Along with her parents Patsy was predeceased by sister Laura O'Quinn; brother Michael and brother in law Jonny O'Quinn, Gordon Osborne, Jerry McIsaac and Johnny Collier. Patsy is survived by her son Shawn (Tracey) of Halifax, whom she raised by herself as a single mom. Siblings Philomena Osborne, Georgia, Dave (Catherine), Halifax, Margaret McIsaac, Codroy Valley, Newfoundland, Johnny (Mary), Halifax, Jenny Collier, St Albans Bay d'Espoir, Newfoundland and Anthony (Shirley), Toronto. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Patsy loved her outings with friends playing Bingo, going to the Casino, shopping, busing around town and eating out at the many restaurants in Halifax. She especially enjoyed being taken out to dinner by her son, Shawn. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 2-4pm and 7-9 pm on Thursday April 10 with a Memorial Service 1:00 pm Friday April 11 followed by a reception all in Atlantic Funeral Homes, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Lung Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Special thank you to the nurses, doctors and staff to the Coronary Care Unit of the Infirmary Site, QE II. Online condolences may be sent by visiting (Halifax Chapel)

RHYNO, Heather Jeanette (nee Crocker)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, May 3, 2014
RHYNO, Heather Jeanette (nee Crocker) - 55 (March 14, 1959- April 27, 2014)
. Heather passed away in Hamilton, Bermuda of a massive heart attack. She was born in Markland, Newfoundland to Henry and Edna Crocker (Harnum). She was a beloved sister to Wanda (Roland) Pinsent; Dwight (Carolyn) Crocker; and Fronnie (Joe) Veley. Heather married Gerald (Gerry) Rhyno on October 3rd, 1992. She loved working with senior citizens at New Beginnings Seniors Residence and did private care as well. Working with seniors was one of the main joys of her life. She was an active soldier in the Salvation Army. She loved singing and serving the Lord. Heather was a deeply loving person who showed her generous nature as she fluttered from person to person like a hummingbird passing on love, compassion and hugs- but especially her hugs.

In addition to her parents and siblings, Heather is survived by her loving husband, Gerry; stepchildren, Heidi (Tim) Newell; Hannah (Sebastien) Milot; and Patrick (Lise Melanson) Rhyno; grandchildren, Kiersten, Kate, Aidan, Sam, Erin and Isaiah; as well as nephews, Kenneth, Kevin and Steven; niece, Jessica; and aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Scripture: II Corinthians 5:6-10. 6 Therefore we are always confident and know that as long as we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord. 7 For we live by faith, not by sight. 8 We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord. 9 So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it. 10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each of us may receive what is due us for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad.

A celebration of Heather's life and service to the Lord is tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 5th, 2014 at the Yarmouth Salvation Army Community Church on 103 Brunswick St, Yarmouth, NS at 2 p.m. with Major Peter and Janice Rowe officiating. Interment will follow in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery. Reception to follow in the Salvation Army Fellowship Room. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Confirmation of the service will be posted on the Salvation Army in Yarmouth Facebook page and Sweeny's Funeral Home website. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Yarmouth Salvation Army Community Church or a special fund to purchase a much needed van for the Raetown Salvation Army in Kingston, Jamaica. On-line condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guestbook on-line at:

SMITH, Shirley Joyce
(December 19, 1950 - April 13, 2014)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 16, 2014
SMITH (Brenton), Shirley Joyce
- age 63, Wilmot, Annapolis Co., passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at home in the presence of her family. Born in Trinity Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Hedley and Winnifred (Wiseman) Brenton. Shirley was devoted to her family especially her beloved grandchildren. She dedicated her life to her family and friends. Shirley and her family lived in many places throughout Canada, from one coast to another, but always called the Maritimes home. She had developed a passion for motorcycles and living. Shirley, Brian and their friends spent a great deal of time travelling to different parts of Canada and U.S.A. She has many friends and family throughout North America, who will feel the loss of a great friend and loved one. Shirley was an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 98 Kingston. In years passed she and her husband had owned and operated the Kingston Diner. Shirley enjoyed many hours spent playing bingo, which was her great passion.

Surviving are her devoted husband, Brian I. Smith, Wilmot; daughters, Selma (Tren) Holloway, Labrador City, Labrador; Laura Bent, Berwick; grandchildren, Kyle, Erica, Rebecka and Keaton; sisters, Bernice (Eli) Rideout, Christine (Hubert) Head, Myrtle (Gerry) Holloway, Jacqueline (Max) Coates; brothers, Watson (Neta), Clarence (Maise), all of Newfoundland; Leo (Terri), Ontario; several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. Funeral service will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday evening, April 17, in the Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main Street, (902- 825-3448). Rev. Leon Langille officiating, with a reception to follow. Interment will take place at a later date. Family flowers only, donations in her memory may be made to the Carey Me Supporting Palliative Care, c/o the Valley Regional Hospital Foundation, Kentville. Online guest book may be signed by visiting:

STRONG, Mabel Pauline
(May 19, 1951 - April 7, 2014)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 10, 2014
Mabel Pauline Strong
, age 62, of Scotch Village, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on Monday, April 7, 2014 at Hants Community Hospital. Born on May 19, 1951 in Wesleyville, NL, Mabel was the daughter of the late Robert and Rita (Picott) Stanford. Mabel was a dedicated member of the Newport Baptist Church, singing in the choir and serving as Sunday School superintendent. She was a valued life member of the Women's Missionary Society, Scotch Village. She enjoyed going to jam sessions, knitting, writing plays, making dolls and puppets, and fishing. Mabel is survived by her loving husband, Mostyn Strong; sons Michael (Jeanne), Kentville, and Steven, Ontario; daughters Krista (Jeff) Nelson, Falmouth and Marilyn (Jason) Cosman, New Brunswick; grandchildren Jonathan, Tayah, and Maleia Strong and Gavin and Leah Nelson; sisters Rita, Carrie, Marilyn, Nona, Roberta, Marion, and Etheleen; brothers Merle, Robert, Ronald, Charles and Gene; several nieces and nephews. Mabel was predeceased by her father Robert Stanford, mother Rita (Picott) Stanford, father-in-law Moston Strong, mother-in-law Ida (Leopold) Strong, nephews Peter Strong and Virgil Stanford, and brother-in-law Don Fairn. Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 2:00pm followed by a funeral service at 3:00pm, both at the Newport Baptist Church, Scotch Village, Rev. Bill Brackney officiating. Private family interment at the Century Cemetery, Scotch Village. Donations in Mabel's memory may be made to the Newport Baptist Church, Scotch Village c/o Andrea Parker, RR1 Newport, B0N2A0. Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, 4646 Hwy 215, Summerville, ph-1-902-633-2431 or please visit our website at to sign the guest book or send private condolences.

WEBSTER, Catherine T. "Kay"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax,April 30, 2014
Webster, Catherine T. "Kay"
, 73, of Clydesdale, Antigonish County, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at home with her family by her side. Born in St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in St. John's, NL, on October 2, 1940, she was the second child of the late James Joseph Whelan of Colliers, Conception Bay, NL, and Mary Angela Tobin, RN, of Witless Bay, NL. During the war, the family lived in Witless Bay before moving to St. John's. Kay was about six years old when she started playing the violin and was introduced to classical music through instruction from Brother Drainey. She eventually became first violinist with the inaugural St. John's Symphony Orchestra. In her early years in St. John's, she was also a member of Miss Galway's Dance Academy.

Kay graduated with a BBA from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish in 1973 and a BEd from Mt. St. Vincent University in 1974. While she was in Halifax, she also studied at both St. Mary's and Dalhousie Universities. Kay and her husband, Don, opened their own CA practice in the late 1970s, where they practiced together for over 30 years until her health started to decline. Kay loved life, especially outdoor activities like fishing, hunting, and skiing. Her love of dogs, particularly Great Danes, was a trademark on the StFX campus. She and Don had a kennel where they had Labs and bred hunting beagles for many years. Kay was an excellent cook, as can be attested by the many guests of her home. Kay firmly believed that all problems were solvable using the Newfoundland Dictionary of Common Sense and the appropriate sociable amenities.

She is survived by her husband, Donald E. Webster, CA, Clydesdale; daughter, Dr. Dawn Webster, DDS (Dr. Matt Evans, DDS), with children Amelia and Sarah, Victoria, BC; Don's sons, Kevin E. Webster with daughter, MaKenzie, Antigonish; Kirk A. Webster (Natalie) with daughter Ava, Aylesford, NS; Michael R. Webster with children Mikayla and Chevy, Kentville; sister, Marie E. (William "Duffy") McDonald, Lanark; niece, Dr. Michelle Mertens, DVM, South Carolina; nephews, Dr. Ted McDonald, Fredericton, NB, and John Whelan, Washington State, and their families; and cousins and relatives back in Newfoundland. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her brother, Dr. Patrick James Whelan in 2001.

Visitation will be held Saturday, May 3rd, in the C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral service will be held Sunday, May 4th, at 2:00pm in St. James United Church with Reverend Peter Smith presiding. Interment in Newfoundland at a later date. In Memoriam, donations to the Antigonish Town & County Palliative Care Society, P.O. Box 996, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2S3 appreciated. Online condolences:

WHITE, A. "Olive"
(September 13, 1920 - April 21, 2014)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 23, 2014
White, Angelina "Olive"
- age 93 of Halifax. Passed away Monday April 21, 2014 in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown PEI. Born Burin Newfoundland, September 13, 1920 she was a daughter of the late Clara (Farwell) Riggs - Marsh and the late Thomas Riggs. Olive is survived by daughters Daphne White - Barnes and Carol MacKinnon (Lloyd); brother Clarence Riggs; grandchildren Sherry, Jamie, Suzanne, David, Timothy and Alan; 3 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond; brother Tony and sister Winnie. Visitation will be held 7-9 pm Wednesday April 23 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. A funeral service will be held 10am Thursday April 24 in Trinity Anglican Church, 321 Main Avenue, Halifax, Rev Rob Elford officiating and Rev. Dr. Dennis Andrews to preach. Followed by burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Trinity Anglican. Online condolences may be sent by visiting (Halifax Chapel)



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