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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
September 2015


BURTON, Margaret
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 15, 2015
(July 28, 1930 - September 12, 2015)
Burton, Margaret
- 85 11 Stairs Street, Dartmouth died peacefully after an illness at home. Born in C.B., N.F.L.D. The daughter of late Johnny McCarthy and Norah, (Stepfather Harry) Gallant. She was raised by her late grandparents Peter and Mary (George) French. She worked at Bert's Grill for seven years. She was Mom and Nanny to all kids that met her. Predeceased by loving husband of 45 years, Donald Andrew Burton, Stepbrother David and Betty (Hancock) Gallant, Bernie Gallant. She is survived by stepbrother Ronald and Joyce (Reid) Gallant, C.B. NFLD. Daughters Lucy (Keith) Osborne, Dartmouth; Donna Burton, Dartmouth; Mary Burton, Dartmouth; Stepdaughter Pearl Young, Mattis Point, NFLD. Sons Johnny (Catherine Chafe) French, Halifax; Andrew "Andy" Burton, Dartmouth; Paul Burton, Moncton, N.B; Stepson Wayne Bennett, Campbell, B.C. Grandsons Gregory (Natasha) Osborne; Keith (Haley) Osborne; Kyle, Austin, and Donald Burton; Jason (Trena) French. Granddaughters Katherine (Jimmy) Dormody; Nikita Barrow; April (Mark) Hann; Laura Burton. Great-Grandsons Alexander Osborne; William and Ryan Battiste; Landon Hann; Nathon French; Alexander Dormody; One more baby boy on the way. Great-Granddaughters Halie and Stephanie Osborne; Deidra Bourgeois; Keira Hann; Brianna and Emily Battiste; Amelia Dormody; Kara French. A special thank you to Tina Antle for all the great words of support through this illness, Personal care workers, VON, Pallitive Care, Red Cross for their care and support. A celebration of life will be held at Caen. Branch 164, 1341 Main St. Eastern Passage, Tuesday, September 15th, at 7pm. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Caen. Branch 164 legion kids parties. Caen Branch 164, P.O. Box 13, Eastern Passage, B3G 1M4. A great big hug and love to our brother Andy for all the love and care he gave mom before and during her illness. Online condolences can be made at

The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 22, 2015
CAINES, Cyril Emmanuel
passed away on September 12, 2015 at the age of 91 at the Annapolis Royal Nursing Home, in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Cyril was born on June 9, 1924 in Burgeo, Newfoundland, son of Emmanuel and Sarah Caines. He proudly served with the Merchant Navy during the Second World War and later served in the Canadian Armed Forces. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mary (Anderson); his sons, George (Eileen Webb) and John (Darlene Sullivan); his brother, Milton and sister Dulcie, grandchildren, Michael, Tara, Emilie, Melanie , Matthew, Patrick and Kathleen and great-grandchildren, Kaila, Kacey, Jackson, Aiden and Nicholas. Cyril became an accomplished photographer and painter and won several awards at art shows in the Annapolis Valley. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the devoted and caring staff of the Annapolis Royal Nursing Home for their loving and exceptional care. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of the Kaulbach Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service. If friends so desire, donations may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, 112-2719 Gladstone Street Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 4W6    A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, October 24, from the Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal with Rev. Juanita Barteaux officiating. On line condolences may be made at

DONALD, Elizabeth "Betty" Ann
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 19, 2015
(June 30, 1935 - September 17, 2015)
Donald (Blackwood), Elizabeth Ann "Betty"
of Halifax - Betty went to join her loving husband Jim on Thursday, September 17, 2015. Born in Bay Bulls, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Capt. Baxter Blackwood and Eliza (Barbour) Blackwood. Betty was a loving mother and friend. She had an active social life and enjoyed a great party. She was a classic lady known for her keen sense of fashion. Betty is survived by her sons James and Scott (Fred) and daughter, Lori Hards (Eric); grandchildren, Ashley and Ian; sisters, Pat Green (George), June Grimes, Beryl Worthman (Bas), Susan Dunfee (Brendan); brothers, Bill (Joan), Wayne (Valerie), Gerry (Dee), Jimmy (Carol); sister in law, Roseanne (Ken) and brother in law, Ray Mootrey. Betty was predeceased by her husband, Jim; sister, Molly Mootrey; brothers, Bobby and David. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2pm Tuesday, September 22 at Knox United Church, Lower Sackville. Reception to follow in church hall. Interment in Prince Edward Island at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent by visiting (Sackville Chapel)

DOODY, Myles Joseph
Age 87, of Halifax,
born April 29, 1928, in St. Johns, Newfoundland,
died Labour Day, Monday, September 7th at the Abbey Lane Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Myles graduated from Nova Scotia Technical College / Memorial University, in 1952, with a Bachelor of Engineering degree (electrical engineering). As an employee of Nova Scotia Power, he served for 32 years, before his retirement in 1992. The 26th Halifax, St. Agnes, Beavers, Cubs and Scouts, Group Committee, kept Mr. Doody involved in the local scouting community for 30 years between 1975 and 2005. He also volunteered at St. Agnes Parish. During the winter months, he kept fit by skating at St. Mary's and curling. Myles also played weekly bridge and enjoyed daily crossword puzzles. He used to enjoy swimming at the Halifax Waegwoltic Club over the summer months. He also participated in bowling leagues with his wife. He kept in touch with his Newfoundland heritage and always felt that joining confederation in 1949 was good for both Newfoundland and Canada. Miles and his wife Virginia (Toni) had just celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on August 21st, 2015. He will always be remembered for his kindness, generosity, peace making qualities and a nice smile.

He is survived by his wife Virginia (Toni), 4 sons: Jim (Carol), granddaughter Charlotte, Calgary, John (Debbie), grandsons Patrick and Lucas, of Yellowknife, NT, David (Irene), Cottam, Ontario, and Brian of London Ontario. He was predeceased by his mother Mary, brother Bill, sister Helen (Wadden), and son Gregory (1967).

Visitation will be held between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm, on Thursday September 10th, at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, 6903 Mumford Road, Halifax, B3L-2H4. The funeral mass will be held at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church at 10:00 am, on Friday, September 11th. A reception will follow in the parish hall. Burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Sackville, following the reception. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to T.J Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists, 773 Bedford Highway, Unit 18, 902-835-4212.

The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 8, 2015

The family of Ada Lutz, 93, of Habitant, Kings County, is saddened to announce her death on Sunday, September 6, 2015 at the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. She was surrounded by all her family. Ada was born in Burgeo (Hunts Island), Newfoundland to Joseph and Elizabeth (Strickland) MacDonald on May 31, 1922. She was the last surviving member of her family, having been predeceased by siblings, Dan (Hilda), Louis, Ward (Theresa), Gladys (Harry Strickland), Elsie (Harry Ingram) and Hilda, in infancy. Ada was also predeceased by her beloved grandson, Matthew Bilocq in 2011.

As a young woman, Ada moved to Halifax, married Frederick Lutz of Aylesford, then moved to Habitant. After Fred's early death, she was left to raise five young children. Her children meant everything to her, as young children and as adults. Ada was a devoted mother, a determined and an unselfish woman. Mom was well known for her cooking, baking, knitting, quilting and preserving. She had the best apple pies and pickles! Many family members are able to carry on these qualities for the next generations. Thank you, Mom.

Left to mourn but with fond memories are her children, Donald (Dorothy), Fall River; Clyde (Barb), Yarmouth; Nelson (Elaine), Habitant; Doreen Lutz-Bilocq, Cole Harbour; Elaine (Vaughn Huntley), Sackville. Over the years, Mom was happy to share many joys with grandchildren, Deanna, Tammie, Denise, Scott, Michelle L., Gordon, Christie, Michelle B., Chris and Catherine, as well as several great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, September 8, 2015 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, Reverend Cathy Pharo officiating. Burial will take place in the Habitant Cemetery. The family would like to thank the VON and their home care support team of Kentville as well as to the staff, nurses and doctors of Valley Regional Hospital. Donations may be made to the Annapolis Valley Victorian Order of Nurses, St. Michael and All Saints Anglican Church, Canning or the charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line condolences and inquiries may be directed to

McLEOD, Louise "Joan"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 29, 2015
(1923 - 2015)
McLeod, L. Joan
- The passing occurred on Saturday, September 26, 2015 of Louise Joan McLeod of Truro, NS. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1923, (she always considered St. John's as home although she resided there only about 20 years) she was the only daughter of the late William and Louise (Snelgrove) Stevenson. After graduation from Memorial University College she continued on to Mount Allison University, graduating in 1943. It was at Mount A that she met her husband, the late Roland Philip McLeod of St. Martin's, NB. They moved to Truro in 1947. She was a member of First United Church and a former Sunday School teacher. In 1969 she joined the staff of Truro Junior High School where she enjoyed teaching French and Latin until 1976. She is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Nancy Mumford and three sons, Ted and Doug, Truro and Peter, Wolfville as well as grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. She was predeceased by her only brother, Dr. L. John Stevenson, Rothesay, NB. A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on Thursday, October 1 in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro, Rev. Valerie Kingsbury officiating with reception and visiting to follow. Interment will be at a later date in Watson Cemetery. Thanks to the staff at Williams' Country Home in Hilden for the care during the past three years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Watson Cemetery. Live webcasting of the service will begin at 2:58 pm (Atlantic Time) and is available with on-line condolences at:

WARREN, Lawrence Gerard "Larry"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 24, 2015
Passed: September 22, 2015
Warren, Lawrence "Larry"
, age 71, of Dartmouth died Tuesday, September 22, 2015 in Camp Hill Veterans Hospital in Nova Scotia. Born in Salt Pond, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Norman and Alice (Brenton) Warren. Known in his home town as "Bucky", Larry was an avid soccer player who was later inducted into the Newfoundland Soccer Hall of Fame. He went on to join the RCMP, graduating from Depot in 1964. He had a distinguished 40 year career serving in Ontario, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Newfoundland. He retired with the rank of Assistant Commissioner, proudly in charge of his home province of Newfoundland and Labrador. He received numerous awards throughout his career, including the honored "Order of Merit" based on "the highest qualities of citizenship, service to Canada, to the police community, and to humanity at large".

He was the husband and best friend of Laurette Warren (Young). He is survived by Laurette and their two children and families; Jennifer (Rodney) Spurrell; with children Mckenna, Cale and Connor and Norman (Lesley Michael) Warren, and their children Lucy and Elliot. He is also survived by his siblings Evelyn, Shirley, Norma, Raymond, Kathy, Linsey, Peggy, Christine, Jim and Penny-Lou. He was predeceased by his sister Marie Warren. Larry will be remembered as a generous and remarkable husband, father, brother and friend to all who knew and loved him.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from 12-2pm on Saturday September 26 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Funeral service will take place immediately following visitation at 2pm in the funeral home chapel with a reception to follow. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. A memorial service will also be held at 11am on Saturday, October 3, 2015 in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Burin, NL followed by a lunch in the social centre. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Aphasia Association. Online condolences may be made by visiting the Dartmouth Chapel at



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