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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
September 2014


BUNGAY, Mary "Gladys"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 1, 2014
(May 14, 1917 - September 29, 2014)
BUNGAY (Bullen), Mary "Gladys"
- Age 98 years, of Dartmouth, passed away peacefully in Saint Vincent's Nursing Home on Monday, September 29th, 2014 in her 98th year. Gladys was born in 1917 in Harbour Breton, N.L. She and her two young children moved to Canada when her husband Reg joined the Canadian Navy in 1940. She and Reg operated Bungays Grocery Store in North Dartmouth for many years and enjoyed the friendships the store brought them. They were both avid members of the Newfoundland and the Bullbird Clubs where they enjoyed dancing, cards and socializing with friends. They ran the card games for a number of years. She is survived by her daughter, Nina (Bob) Webster of Brookfield, P.E.I.: sons, Gerald (Pat), Ottawa, and Kelvin "Reg" (Mary Lou), Moncton, N.B.; nine grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, one great great-granddaughter and many nieces and nephews. Gladys was predeased by her husband Reg, of 63 years; parents, John and Esther (Parsons) Bullen; brothers, George, Ted, Hughie and by her sisters, Kathryn, Sarah and Elizabeth. Resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where a private funeral for family and friends will take place on Friday, October 3 at 11 a.m. No visiting by request. Donations in loving memory may be made to Saint Vincent's Nursing Home, 2080 Windsor St., Halifax, where Mom received such wonderful care for the last 11 years. Our family want to pay tribute to a dear friend Delia Lelievre who faithfully visited Mom twice a week over the years and took care of her personal needs. She and Mom played cribbage with passion.

HUMBY, Reverend Richard F.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 27, 2014
Reverend Richard F. Humby
- 97, Truro, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born January 24, 1917, in Summerville, a fishing village in Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Joseph and Ellen (Fry) Humby. For several years, he followed the trade of his ancestors who were known as Labrador fishermen, sailing a fishing schooner to Labrador. His thoughts turned to ministry and eventually he attended Mount Allison University in New Brunswick and Pine Hill Divinity School in Halifax. Graduating in 1950, he was ordained by the Newfoundland Conference of the United Church of Canada, and served churches in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia until his retirement in 1984. Retiring in the Truro area, he became Minister of Visitation at First United Church, a position he held for eight years, and was then honoured with the title of Minister Emeritus of the congregation.

He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor (Dunbar); brothers, Eli, John, Albert. He is survived by his children, Sidney, Hubbards; Nancy Humby, Hemford, Lunenburg County; Karen (Rick) Logan, New Glasgow; grandson, Mitchell Wentzell, Bridgewater; sister, Evelyn Parsons, Newfoundland; brother, Clem, Newfoundland; many nieces and nephews. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Richard's family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m., Friday, October 3, 2014, at First United Church, 711 Prince Street, Truro, Reverend Valerie Kingsbury officiating. Reception will follow in Memorial Hall. Interment in Bible Hill Cemetery, Warren Drive, Bible Hill. Family flowers only. If so desired, donations in Richard's memory to Colchester East Hants Health Centre Foundation or First United Church (Local Fund or Missionary Fund) are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Richard's obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

KING, Doris Julia
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 19, 2014

Age 101, of Hantsport, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter Sheila (Hedges) Anderson and son-in-law, Gordon on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Born in Carbonear, NL on October 21, 1912, she was the daughter of the late James and Emma (Pike) Burden of Carbonear, NL. Left with loving memories are three generations of extended family, including her daughter, Shelia Anderson (Gordon); son, George Burden (Barbara); grandchildren, Stephen Anderson (Monica), Paul Anderson (Brenda), Donna Schlacter (Patrick), Karen Comerford (John), Linda Boland (John), Paul Burden (Tina), David Burden (Margie); several great grandchildren; cousin, Eugene Burden (Eileen); in-laws, Lawrence King, Helen Bryenton and Audrey Greenham. Besides her parents, Doris was predeceased by husbands, Howard Hedges of Grand Falls, NL and Frederick King of Manitoba. Arrangements have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., PO Box 981, Windsor, NS B0N 2T0 (902-798-8317). A private family graveside service will take place at Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport. A service of remembrance, followed by a reception, will take place at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, September 27 in Avon United Church, 17 Prince St., Hantsport. Family flowers only, by request. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at the funeral home address or by visiting:

PARDY, Joseph Maxwell "Max"
Date of Birth: Thursday, June 11th, 1931
Date of Death: Friday, September 12th, 2014
The Chronicle Herald, September 15, 2014

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing, of Joseph Maxwell "Max" Pardy, 83 - of St. Peter's, formerly of Little Anse that occurred at his residence at the Richmond Villa in St. Peters on September 12, 2014. Born in Jacques Fontaine, NL. he was the son of the late Joseph and Stella (Johnson) Pardy. He is survived by his daughters, Alvina Samson, (Calvin), Jacqueline Jollymore, both of Little Anse; sons, Tracy (Cathy), Barry, ON, Kevin (Jennie), Arichat; grandchildren, James, Ashley, Danielle, Cody, Santanna and Kattie; great-grandchildren, Hunter and Pierce; sister, Florence Harris, Jacques Fontaine, NL; he is also survived by his son-in-law Herman Jollymore, Petit De Grat. Max was predeceased by his wife, Mary Muriel (Landry) Pardy; brothers, Clayton, Joe and Gordon; sisters, Sarah and Winnie. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by request. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday morning September 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Petit De Grat with Rev. Doug MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in the Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit De Grat.Memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society (NS), Richmond Villa Recreation Fund or to the Canadian Cancer Society (NS). Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. To send words of comfort to the family or to light a candle in memory of Max, please visit

POWER, Nina Marie (nee Norris)
(March 1, 1930 - September 13, 2014)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 16, 2014

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Lisaard House, Cambridge, ON at the age of 84. Formerly of St. John's, NL and Wolfville, N.S., Nina was born in the tiny village of Wesleyville, NL. Beloved mother to Patricia, Nina, Mark (Louise) and Moya and two daughters-in-law Jitka Kubik (John) and Cathy Power (Derek). Cherished grandmother to Shelley, Shane, Kim, Jessie, Donna, Jason, Renee, Keith, Leon, Raymond, Adam, Matthew, Sarah, Rebecca and Melanie. Dear great-grandmother to Julian, Sophie, Jaydyn, Aiden, Townes, Kara and Keri. Sister to Jim Norris (Stella) and Peggy King (Doug). Predeceased by her husband John (2009), three sons, Mark (infancy), John (2007) and Derek (2012) and siblings Nick Norris and Alma Dicks. Thank-you to the caring staff and volunteers at Lisaard House. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends may call on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Road, Cambridge (519-653-3251). In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Lisaard House would be appreciated by the family.

SHEA, David Bryan
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 17, 2014
(October 12, 1980 - September 11, 2014)
SHEA, David Bryan
, 33, of Lower Sackville, passed away September 11, 2014 at the QE II, Halifax. Born in Calgary, AB, he was the son of Paul and Marie Shea of Grand Falls-Windsor, NL. David spent his early years in Grand-Falls Windsor, NL, but made his home in Lower Sackville. His career started in the Military, followed by accounting and insurance. For the past five years David was very active with Maritimer's United For Medical Marijuana (MUMM), especially with researching the laws and regulations supporting their cause. Having been diagnosed with Scleroderma in 2005; he became a member of the Scleroderma Society of Nova Scotia to raise awareness of a very rare auto immune disorder. David loved the outdoors in summer, as well as dancing, spending time with friends and computers. David is survived by wife Doreen (Goodyear) Shea, parents Paul and Marie Shea; sister Ann Shea and other loving family members and friends. In remembrance of David, family and friends are welcome to join Doreen at their home on October 4th from 5-8 pm. Online condolences may be made by visiting the website

SMART, Hubert Avalon
(March 3, 1913 - September 6, 2014)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 11, 2014
SMART, Hubert Avalon
age 101 years of East Lawrencetown, passed away peacefully September 6, 2014 at Camp Hill Memorial Building in Halifax. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland he was a son of the late Jim & Beatrice (Burridge) Smart. Dad served overseas in Continental Europe, The United Kingdom and Central Mediterranean area during World War II as a driver/mechanic with the R.C.A.S.C. In his younger years he belonged to Scotia LAC running many races. He was a member of Keith Lodge #17, Royal Canadian Legion Bedford Branch #95 and the Philae Shriners. Dad loved music and always played in a band most Friday and Saturday nights with the Eastern Five and later the Golden Boys. For many years his pastime was repairing outboard motors and watching sports. He never refused a dish of ice cream, an ice capp or pepperoni. He will be sadly missed by his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is survived by daughters Joan Simmons, Saint John N.B., Phyllis (John Smith), Dartmouth, Lynn (Max) Gulliver, Lake Echo, eleven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife of 69 years the former Beulah Yeadon, an infant son Gordon, brothers Jim and Jack a sister Peg "Balsoma". A private family graveside service will be held at St. John's Cemetery, Halifax. A special thanks to all the staff of 4-W Camp Hill Veterans Building for all their care and support and to all the friends he made while he lived there. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Camp Hill Garden fund, Shriners Hospital for Sick Children or a charity of choice. Online condolences by visiting

TIBBO, Margaret Anne (Rose)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 25, 2014
Tibbo, Margaret Anne (Rose)
, 65 passed away peacefully on September 23, 2014 in South Shore Regional Hospital surrounded by her devoted and loving children. Margaret is survived by her three loving children Debra (Mike) Lunn; Fancy Lake, Janice (Terry) Lantz; Lunenburg and Sheldon (Deborah) Tibbo; Dalhousie; N.B. She is also survived by her mother Emily Rose and sister Carolyn "Mickey" Jensen; Northwest. Margaret will also be greatly missed by her grandchildren Alyssa, Morgan, Kyle and Josie, sister-in-law Yvonne Rose; Northwest and brother-in-law Greg Gabriel; N.L. as well as many nieces and nephews. Margaret is predeceased by her husband Bubby (Heber) Tibbo, her father Norman Rose, brother Gordon, sister Barbara Gabriel and brother-in-law Allen Jensen.

Margaret very much enjoyed her Red Hat friends and their numerous weekly outings, bowling, yoga, daily walks on the trail and her many friends from the King Street Corner Café. Margaret worked in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital during her earlier years in the kitchen then kept several neighbourhood children in her home in Back Centre. Friends are invited to share their memories of Margaret with her family during visitation Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg. A Memorial Service to celebrate Margarets life will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, Archdeacon Michael Mitchell officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to The Rose Fund, St. John's Anglican Church or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

WADDELL, Dorothy Joan Anne
(June 3, 1930 - September 6, 2014)
The Chronicle Herald, September 8, 2014
Dorothy Joan (Leverman) Waddell
passed away peacefully at Protem Health Services on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at the age of 84 with her beloved family by her side. Dorothy was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 3, 1930 to Donald and Mary (Kehoe) Leverman formerly of Brigus, NL.

Dorothy and her husband Jim, lived in Halifax, Fredericton and Truro before finally settling in Moncton in 1966 with their five children. Dorothy and Jim were active members of Holy Family Parish. Dorothy was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed international radio, shopping with her daughters and a glass of wine with friends and family. Dorothy is survived by son Michael (Nathalie), daughters Linda (Bill) Waterfield, Beverley Nelson, Trish King, and Mary Waddell. She will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by grandchildren Corey Waterfield, Chelsea (Dan) Waterfield-Cox, Joshua and Victoria Nelson, Zachary and Jessica Waddell, and Katherine and Colin Williams and cherished great-grandson Ashton. A great-granddaughter is expected in October. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Jim in March 2014 as well as an infant daughter, brothers, Donald, Gerald and Charlie, sister, Patricia and son-in-laws Stanley Nelson and David King.

The family will receive friends at a Celebration of Life reception at Fair Haven Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept.9 at 6 to 9 pm. A private family service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 11am at Fair Haven. Interment of both Dorothy and Jim will take place on their 60th wedding anniversary, Sept. 11, 2014 at Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Lr. Sackville, Nova Scotia. The family would to thank the dedicated staff of Protem Health Services on Gorge Rd. for their tender care of our loved one on her final journey. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Celiac Association.



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