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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
January 2014


BRUSHETT, Caroline Rae "Carrie" (Beazley)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 7, 2014
Age 82
, Halifax, passed away peacefully January 5, 2014, surrounded by her family. Born in Burin, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Gabriel and Julia (Caesar) Beazley, the youngest and last surviving member of her immediate family. Carrie was a devoted member of Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield where she served in many groups. She was a 50 year member of the Topaz Rebekah Lodge No 125. She enjoyed spending time with family, well known for baked rolls, shortbread cookies, and wonderful family meals. She is survived by her husband of 63 years Donald, daughters; Brenda (Rod Kirby); Donna (Dennis Lambert); Dorcas (Randy Baltzer); Angela (Richard Smith); grandchildren, Scott, Craig, Kimberley, Jennifer, William, Steven, Adam and Alexander; great-grandchildren, Callan, Kyle, Juliana, Rocco, Enzo, Victoria, Lauren, DJ. She was predeceased by son William in infancy, brothers and sisters Ewart, Dorcas, Verna, Joseph, Jack, Frank, Lloyd, Thomas; Stepmother Beatrice Beazley. Arrangements are under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd. (477-5601) 149 Herring Cove Rd. where a Rebekah Service will be on Wednesday January 8, at 6:30 p.m. with visitation to follow from 7-9 p.m. Memorial service will be held Thursday January 9, at 1 p.m. in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield, Rev. James Purchase officiating, reception to follow in church hall. Interment to take place at a later date in Emmanuel Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Emmanuel Church General Fund or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. The family would like to thank Dr. Hugh Matheson, and the excellent nurses and staff of Melville Lodge for all their love and care.

BRYANT-FOUGERE, Cynthia Elizabeth
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 1, 2014
(April 10, 1959 - January 28, 2014)
Bryant-Fougeré, Cynthia Elizabeth
April 10, 1959 - January 29, 2014

It is with heavy hearts and saddened souls that we announce the passing of our dear loved one, Cynthia Elizabeth Bryant at the age of 54. Formerly of Cavendish, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. Cynthia peacefully lost her fearless and courageous battle with cancer at the QEII VG Site in Halifax. Left to mourn with fond and treasured memories are her devoted husband Gerald; precious daughter Melanie and father Reuben. Also seven loving sisters and their families; father and mother in law Roger and Elizabeth Fougeré; and a very large circle of friends. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Cindy's life will be held from her beautiful hometown of Cavendish , Newfoundland at a later date. Donations in Cindy's name may be made to a charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be made by visiting the website and selecting the Sackville Chapel.

The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 17, 2014
(January 3, 1920 - January 11, 2014)
Mabel Carter
, 94, wife of the late Charlie Carter, died at Northwood Manor in Halifax on Saturday, January 11, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Norman Meadus and Lillian (Crocker) Meadus of Greenspond, Newfoundland. She was predeceased by her son Donald Carter (Dianne Dunphy), her sister Marjorie, and her brothers Clarence, Raymond, and Douglas Meadus. She leaves to mourn: her brother Cecil Meadus (Carbonear, NL); her daughter Shirley (Charles-André Nadeau); her grandchildren, Kimberly Nadeau (Gaston Côté), and Charles Nadeau, Christopher Carter (Kendal Furlong), and Marc Carter (Sarah Bugden); and her great-grandchildren Camille, Xavier and Bénédicte Nadeau, Owen and Rex Carter, her nephew David White (Betty) many other nieces, nephews and dear friends. Appreciation is extended to her loving and dedicated personal caretakers, Jan Deveaux and Marie Whitman, and the staff of Northwood Manor. Visitation will take place on Friday, January 17, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and on Saturday, January 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, January 18, at 1:00 p.m., at Fairview United Church, 3524 Dutch Village Road, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be appreciated to the Northwood Foundation, 130 Eileen Stubbs Avenue, Suite 1 South, Dartmouth, NS, B3B 2C4 (, or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada-Atlantic Division, 109 Ilsley Avenue Unit 1, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1S8.

CROCKER, Albert William
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 2, 2014
Albert William Crocker
- 68, of Meadowvale, Kings County, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2013 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Champney's West, NL, he was a son of the late Harris and Phyllis (Goldsworthy) Crocker. He had been a fisherman, sailed on freighters in the Great Lakes, served with the Royal Canadian Navy, worked on oil rigs and was a talented craftsman. He is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Crocker (Blaise Bannister), Dartmouth; three sons, Clayton (Judy), Coldbrook; Will (Cheryl), Dartmouth; Raymond, Halifax and their mother, Anne; a sister, Minnie (Albert) Hiscock, Port Rexton, NL; a brother, Ambrose (Gloria), Port Rexton, NL and their children; a granddaughter, Emma-Anne; grandsons, Adam, Benjamin and Austin; good friends, Spike, Rollie and Bert. He was predeceased by his common-law wife, Suzanne "Sue" Windsor. Cremation has taken place. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Royal Canadian Legion, Kingston Branch No. 98. Arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

DOMINIE, Berthana
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 31, 2014
(November 27, 1916 - January 27, 2014)

Berthana passed away on January 27, 2014. It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of this devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. At the time of her death, mom was surrounded by her loving and extended family. She was born on November 23, 1916, in Gaultois, NL to Minnie (Baldwin) and Isaac Hunt. She is survived by her devoted sons, Earl (Stephanie), Albert (Carolyn), Calvin (Jane); son-in-law, Pat Dunphy (recently deceased daughter, Martha). She was a very special Nan to Marcelle, Mark, Michael, Patricia, Angela, and Chad. A loving great-grandmother to Gillian, Dominique, Cheyenne, Dante, Luc, Cassidy, Taylor, Mackenzie, Noah, Rowan, Mason, Alex (deceased), and Logan (deceased); sisters, Ethel (Lanzano) and Phyllis (Harris). She was predeceased by her husband of 68 years, Harold; infant son, Albert; daughter, Martha; brothers, Ward, Charlie, Max; sisters, Monnie and Eileen. She spent her lifetime caring for her home and the needs of her family and those placed in her care. She rejoiced in the successes and accomplishments of all those she touched. Our special thanks go out to Northwood Care Centre and specifically the caring and loving staff on the 7th floor to whom we entrusted out special person this last year. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of NS or charity of choice. Visitation will be held in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, (455-0531) on Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral services to be held at St, Margaret's of Scotland Anglican Church, 3751 Robie Street, Halifax on Friday, January 31, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Burial to follow at St. John Cemetery.

DUNPHY, Martha M.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 14, 2014
(August 22, 1942 - January 12, 2014)
Dunphy (Dominie) Martha Melita age 71
, of Halifax. Passed away on Sunday, January 12,2014 surrounded her loving family. Born in Piccarie, NFLD., she was the daughter of Bertha and the late Harold Dominie. She was an employee of Pickard and Black for 35 years before her retirement. Martha is survived by her husband Patrick for 50 years, son Michael (Cheryl), granddaughters Gillian (Matt), Dominque and Cheyenne. Brothers; Earl (Stephanie), Albert (Carolyn), Calvin (Jane) and many nieces and nephews. Visitation for Martha will be on Wednesday January 15, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8pm in the JA Snow Funeral home 339 Lacewood Dr Halifax 902-455-0531. Funeral service will be on Thursday January 16, 2014 at 2pm in St Margaret Of Scotland Anglican Church Halifax. We the Family would like to thank the nurses on 5A for their care and compassion shown to Martha over the last days of her life. Family flowers only donations can be made the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Alex's Safe Harbor. To place online condolences for the family, please visit:

INKPEN, Gerald Aubrey
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 14, 2014
(April 29, 1930 - January 11, 2014)
INKPEN, Gerald, Aubrey-83
, of Dartmouth passed away on January 11, 2014 at the QEII Halifax Infirmary. Born in Burin, Nfld, he was a son of the late Annie and Frank Inkpen. Gerald worked at BIO on survey ships for many years. He then made a career change and became a salesperson for Electrolux where he worked until he opened his own business, Dartmouth Vacuum Rebuilders Ltd., where he continued to work until retiring in 2012. An avid woodworker, he enjoyed building model wooden boats, birdhouses, and windjacks. Gerald loved spending time with family in Five Islands, Bay of Fundy, digging clams and he especially treasured time spend with his precious granddaughter Katie. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joan (Day); sons, Ricky (Susan), Cole Harbour, Gary , Dartmouth; sister; Joan (Gary) Leaman, Ottawa; brothers, Freeman (Jean), Bruce (Dorothy), both of Burin, granddaughter Katie, several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Thursday January 16th, from 2-4 and 7-9 at Atlantic Funeral Homes, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. The funeral service will take place on Friday January 17th at 2pm in the funeral home chapel, with a reception to follow. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens following service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Society. Online condolences may be made by visiting: Dartmouth Chapel. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff at the QEII, unit 4.1 and to the VON for the kindness and care they provided to Gerald.

LOWE, Desiree Brenda Elizabeth
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 4, 2014
LOWE -- Desiree Brenda Elizabeth
daughter of Darren Lowe and Karen Leblanc, of St. John's NL, passed away suddenly on January 24, 2014 in Health Science Centre, St. John's NL. Surviving besides her parents are her sister Chelsea Saulnier of Wolfville, maternal grandmother Juanita (Lloyd) Wolfe of Liverpool, maternal grandfather Kevin (Tracy) LeBlanc of North Sydney, paternal grandparents Gwen and Lloyd Lowe of Milton. Maternal great grandparents Muriel Smiley of Bridgewater and Norman and Dorothy LeBlanc of North Sydney. She was predeceased by her maternal great grandfather Douglas Smiley and paternal great grandparents Ron and Nora Lowe, Jean and Doug Powers. A private family graveside memorial will be held at a later date in Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Port Medway. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be made to

MEAGHER, John Danial
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 24, 2014
(April 13, 1955 - January 21, 2014)
Meagher, John Danial
- Our brother passed away January 21,2014, after lengthy illnesses at the Halifax Infirmary. He was predeceased by our father, (Captain ret'd) Thomas Francis Meagher and mother, Elizabeth Grady Scheider, and our sister, Mary Meagher McLennon. John was born in St. John's, Nfld and was the fourth child in the family. We travelled around the Maritimes in several locations to follow our father's work in the army. He attended St. Patrick's High School and then went to work for our father at Dalhousie University. Next he worked in the Marine Industry in Halifax, the Arctic and the Great Lakes. He was a member of Canadian Marine Officers Union. He carried on to work on land with an excavating company in Halifax. He was injured on the job and remained disabled for the rest of his life. John loved the outdoors including hunting, fishing, camping and boating. He was a very intelligent man who loved reading about history and studying all kinds of maps. He loved to learn about many different subjects. He was able to carry on a conversation with anyone about anything. He enjoyed our large family gatherings throughout the years. He was a very generous man and had a very dry sense of humour.
He is and always will be remembered by his siblings; brother, Thomas Robert Meagher (his sons, Charlie and Jason), sister, Susan Meagher Gagnon, husband, Mike (daughter, Lori Gagnon and her daughter, Maggie), daughter, Jennifer (son, Ellyott) and son, Master Seaman Pierre Gagnon and his wife, Tamara (and their daughter, Jaelynne and son Callen Gagnon) and sister, Barbara Jean Meagher. Mary's children (Leslie and Ian McLennon) also have fond memories of John. John's friends played a very important role in his life: John and Cheryl Doucette, Allan and Carolyn Gibson, Peter Ritchie, Tony Power, and many other friends. Thanks to Barb's friend Wendy Bauer for her kindnesses at the hospital.
We, the family, would like to express our thanks to the Doctors, Nurses and Staff of the Halifax Infirmary's Emergency Department, and units 8.2 and 5.2 for their most competent and compassionate care for our brother. Also thank you to Social Workers, Amy Fredericks, MSW, and Colleen Barron, MSW, for their assistance and support. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 2-3 pm in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, (455-0531). A Celebration of John's Life will be held immediately following. His ashes will be buried next to our mom at Fairview Lawn Cemetery in the spring. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the QEII foundation for patient care.

The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 13, 2014
(December 20, 1925 - January 10, 2014)
Moulton George, age 88
, passed away peacefully and joined his wife Sadie on January 10, 2014, surrounded by his family. Born on December 20, 1925 in Burin Bay, NFLD he was the son of the late George Moulton and Emily (Atkinson-Hobin) Moulton. He worked for 35 years for General Motors Canada as an electrician. He volunteered with St. John's Ambulance and the H.A.N.D. for over 20 years. George received the Governor Generals award for his work with St. John's Ambulance. He loved walking reading and being helpful to anyone who needed help. He was a faithful member of Faith Baptist church in Lwr. Sackville for many years having served on all the boards of the church. George is survived by sons; Guy (Karen), Donald (Debbie) Mitchell; daughter, Cheryl (Kenny) Bennett six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother, Joshua; sister Jessie Mitchell, many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents George is predeceased by his wife Sadie; three sisters and two brothers. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of the third floor at the Arborstone Advanced Care Facility. A special thank you to his special niece Joy for her tireless efforts. A memorial service will be held on Friday January 17th, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the Atlantic Funeral Home Chapel, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia with the Rev Joao Matwawana officiating with a visitation from 1-2 on that day. Burial will be held at a later date. Donations in George's memory can be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia.

REARDON, Alphonsus Louis "Al"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 14, 2014
(November 11, 1948 - January 10, 2014)
Age 65,
of Dartmouth, passed away suddenly on Friday, January 10, 2014 at home. Born in Burin, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Herbert and Mildred Reardon. He is survived by his wife Iris Peeples; daughter Megan Reardon and son-in-law, David Lowe, Ottawa; brother, Kevin Reardon, Calgary; sister, Sheila Leblanc, Harley, ON; and several nephews and nieces. Al worked for 32 years as a federal government employee in Halifax and Dartmouth. He was an avid member of the Brightwood Golf Club for over 20 years and a generous civic supporter of local artistic, cultural and tourism events. Curling was his latest passion and he was a member of the Dartmouth Curling Club for many years and it's President from 2009-2010. He applied his handy man skills at home and in the community. Past times also included photography and walking the trails in Shubie Park. A celebration of his life will be held at A.L Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland Street, Dartmouth, on Friday January 17 from 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or charity of your choice. On line condolences may be viewed or sent to:

ROWSELL, George W. "Butch"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 29, 2014
(May 16, 1936 - January 22, 2014)
Rowsell, George Wallace "Butch"
- 77, of Herring Cove, passed away January 22, 2014 at the QEII Halifax Infirmary. Born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Walter and Janice (Wallace) Rowsell. At a very early age, George became a plumber and eventually owned and operated his own plumbing business, Murphy and Warton Plumbing which later became Mr. Plumber. After his retirement, he took great pride in gardening and loved to vacation in Florida. George had a great sense of humor and loved telling jokes. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joyce (Oxford); daughter, Janet (Gordon) Heaney; grandchildren, Chad, Amanda (Keith Saulnier); great granddaughter Peyton as well as several brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son, Allan as well as his brother and sisters. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. A graveside service will be held at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the salvation Army. Online condolences may be made by visiting the Halifax Chapel at

WALSH, Roy James
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, January 2, 2014
WALSH, Roy James
- 82, Mulgrave. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our Uncle Roy of Mulgrave, on Friday, December 27, 2013. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late William John Walsh of Marystown, NL and Florence "Flo" Simmons of Halifax. Roy came to Mulgrave in 1946 and lived with his sister Hilda and her family where he became more than just an uncle to her children and after the passing of his siblings, he became the head of our family that kept us all connected and blessed us with his knowledge and love. He continued his education in Mulgrave and went to be employed by the CNR in Mulgrave and after its closing he went on to Halifax to work for his brother Charlie's painting company until he returned to Mulgrave.
Roy is predeceased by his wife, Kay Chisholm of Mulgrave; sister, Hilda (Gordon) Jamieson of Mulgrave; Helen (John) Powell of Springhill; Geraldine Walsh of Halifax; brothers, Frankie Walsh of Halifax; William (Gladys) Walsh of Halifax; Charles (Adele) Walsh of Halifax; Ronald (Sylvia) of PEI; nephew, Freddy Walsh of Halifax. He is survived by his step-daughter, Beverly Chisholm Dunn, Calgary; the children of Hilda (Gordon) Jamieson, Anna (John) Phillips, Halifax; Judy (Francis) Welsh, Mulgrave; Marilyn (Bob) Russell, Mulgrave; Patsy (Fred) England, Mulgrave; Alex (Brenda) Jamieson, Mulgrave; JoAnne (Lloyd) MacDonald, Mulgrave; Doreen (John) Goodwin, Halifax; Richard (Kim) Jamieson, Halifax; the children of Helen (John) Powell, John Powell, Springhill; Ronnie (Brenda) Powell, Oxford; Marvin (Debbie), Springhill; Paul Powell, Halifax; children of William (Gladys) Walsh, Donna Walsh, Halifax; children of Charles (Adele) Walsh, Geraldine Walsh, Halifax; Marilyn (Bob) Burton, Halifax; Janet (David) Hann, Halifax; Charles (Teresa) Walsh, Halifax; Buffy (Colette), Halifax; Laurie Walsh (Terry) Greencorn; children of Ronald (Sylvia) Walsh, Debbie Walsh, Cindy Walsh, Rhonda (Harold) Smith, Tina (Kevin) Jeffery, Claire Walsh, Carl Walsh, all of PEI; great and great-great grand nieces and nephews; his special friend, Misty 2. Roy has been known for his great dancing ability and we know he is dancing with the angels. There will be no visitation. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, January 3, 2014, from St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Mulgrave with Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NS, Mulgrave and Area Resting Place or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at:



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