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Halifax Herald
March 2016

 

BROWN, Dallas Mable
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 3, 2016
(1952-2016)
Dallas Mable Brown
- 63, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Gander, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Hilda (Froud) Boland. Dallas attended Salvation Army, Truro Corps, where she made many friends. She enjoyed the outdoors, looking after and spending time with her family, getting together with friends and loved the family dog, Konan; she was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Dallas is survived by her children, Keith Brown (Melissa Kelly), Tracy Brown (Paul Chatfield), Reta (Greg) Cream, all of Truro; grandchildren, Dillan Brown, Christian Brown, Brayden Cream, Keenan Cream; special friend, Dale Burgess, Truro; twin sister, Dorothy "Dot" (Len) Saunders, Gambo, Newfoundland; sister, Judy (Darren) Powell, Fort McMurray, Alberta; brothers, Hiram (Sheila) Boland, Gander, Newfoundland; Jamie Boland (Shannon Ehler), Fort McMurray, Alberta; several nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Lawrence Boland. Special thanks are extended to Bob and Elaine Keeping for their care, concern and love for Dallas and her family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Dallas' family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, March 3, 2016. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, March 4, 2016, in Salvation Army, Truro Corps, 14 Outram Street, Truro Lieut. Daniel Rowe and Lieut. Bhreagh Rowe officiating. Reception will follow. Spring interment in Bible Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. If so desired, donations in Dallas' memory to Canadian Mental Health Association, Colchester East-Hants Branch, are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Dallas' obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com


BROWN, Walter Kenneth
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 3, 2016
Walter Kenneth Brown
, 83 of Bedford, NS passed away Tuesday, March 1st at home. Born in St. John's NFLD, he was the son of the late Harold Andrew and Mary Anastasia Brown of St. John's NF. Walter was raised on Portugal Cove Road, the third of four close-knit brothers. Walter went to sea on the Clarenville Boats at age 15. At 18 he joined the Royal Canadian Navy, serving as a Naval Pilot on the HMCS Bonaventure. As a pilot with Eastern Provincial Airways, Walter went from bush pilot to Captain on their 737 fleet. Long standing member of the Knights of Columbus and the St. Vincent's DePaul Society, Walter was a devout Catholic, a dedicated husband and father and a loyal and dear friend.

He is survived by his wife Barbara Ann Brown (nee Godden), sons Stephen MacDonald (Susan Beare) and Michael Walter (Andrea); Sisters-in-law Mary and Doreen; 4 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews; predeceased by brothers Harold Andrew, William MacDonald and Ronald John.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 4th, 4-6 PM at St. Ignatius RCC, 1288 Bedford Highway, Bedford, NS. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 5th, 1 PM at St. Ignatius RCC, Bedford, NS; Fr. Patrick Cosgrove presiding. Pursuant to his wishes, he will be cremated and interred at Brookside Community Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Vincent's DePaul Society or Chalice.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to T. J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists, Bedford. 902-835-4212. Online condolences can be made by visiting www.tjtracey.com


BURT, George Skinner
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 22, 2016
Born in Boxey Nfld on August 24th, 1921
Passed in Sydney on March 19th, 2016

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of George Skinner Burt, age 94, beloved husband for 73 years of Sadie Burt, on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Boxey, Nfld., Aug. 24, 1921, he was the son of the late Thomas and Phoebe (Skinner) Burt.

George spent his younger years on the sea. He worked as a fisherman, sailing aboard fishing boats, supply vessels, and with the Merchant Marines for a period of time during the Second World War. George worked at the Halifax Shipyard for a short time before moving to North Sydney and finding work at the steel plant in Sydney, where he remained for nearly 40 years until his retirement. George was a man of great strength and faith who never gave up. He was a devoted husband and loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was an active member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church in North Sydney and a former member and Past Grand Master of Fulton Orange Lodge.

He is survived by his wife, Sadie (Burton) Burt; by his three daughters, Evelyn (Doug) Schaller, Margaret (Don) Cowan, Susan (Fred) Rahey; his two sons, George (Donna) Burt, Tom Burt (Margaret); by his 11 grandchildren Christine Elliott, Ian and Colin Cowan, Vaughn, Leah and Lina Burt, Rebecca and Stephen Rahey, Michael, Daniel and Katherine Burt; five great-grandchildren, Gemma, and Evan Deal, Ocean Cowan, Kinsley and Kaelyn Burt; by his two sisters, Susanna Blagdon, Vera (Edwin) Bruce and several nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by his son-in-law, Michael Elliott and his 11 siblings, James Burt, Margaret Rogers, Marshall Burt, Dora Rose, Bella Tibbetts, Linus Burt, Larry Burt, Samuel Burt, May Rose Burt, Rita Burt, Cyril Burt. The family would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Patrick O'Grady for the care and compassion shown to both George and Sadie over the years.

Visitation for George will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Julio Martin officiating. Burial will take place in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church or the NS Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com


CHILDS, Charles Eugene "Gene"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 2, 2016
(1953-2016)
Charles Eugene "Gene" Childs
- 62, Debert. It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of a beloved husband, father, brother and poppy, Charles Eugene "Gene" Childs on Thursday, February 18, 2016, in Holguin, Cuba. Born in Lark Harbour, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late William and Hazel (Darrigan) Childs. Gene is survived by his loving wife, Theresa (MacPherson); son, Jason (Suzanne); daughter, April; granddaughter, Mallory; sister, Frances (Paul); brother, Douglas (Melissa); many nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. He will be forever remembered as an avid musician who played the accordion, fiddle, guitar, mandolin and more.

Gene left home at the age of 19 to join the RCMP until he retired in 1999. Since his retirement he has loved sailing his boat, "The Mallory Dawn", traveling to Cuba, gardening and reading. He enjoyed spending time with his coffee buddies and bringing treats for their dogs. He lived life to the fullest, from building furniture with his son, Jason, to playing Sudoko with his daughter, April. He touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Gene's family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, and Celebration of Life service 2 p.m., Thursday, March 3, 2016, The Reverend Lori Ramsey officiating. Reception will follow. Interment will be held at a later date in Newfoundland. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gene's memory to Prostate Cancer Canada are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Gene's obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com


DOCKENDORFF, Irene Stella
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 8, 2016
(May 6, 1947 - March 4, 2016)
Dockendorff, Irene Stella (nee Herritt)
passed away suddenly in hospital on Friday March 4th, 2016 surrounded by family. Irene was born in Burnt Islands, NL she was 68. Irene is predeceased by her parents Thomas and Elsie Herritt (nee Edmunds), her brothers Wyndell, Philip, and Isaac and her sisters Suzanna and Eva. Irene is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Chris and Margo Thorne, her siblings Thomas, Hazel, James, Clarissa, Ephrim, Ruth, Christina, John, their spouses and Irene was an aunt, great aunt and great-great aunt to many nieces and nephews. There will be no services; Irene will be laid to rest in Hillside Cemetery in Newfoundland at a later date. Irene was a courageous survivor of breast cancer and was a passionate advocate for cancer awareness and prevention. The family asks in lieu of flowers that a donation be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in her name. To view or send a condolence to the family please visit: www.jasnowfuneralhome.com


GHENT, Charles Augustus "Charlie"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 10, 2016
(December 25, 1918 - March 9, 2016)
GHENT, Charles Augustus "Charlie"
, age 97, of Dartmouth, passed away on Wednesday March 9, 2016 in Oakwood Terrace. Born on Christmas Day in 1918 in New Perlican, NL, he was a son of the late Arthur and Emma Ghent. Charlie spent all of his working life on the sea, starting on a fishing schooner off Newfoundland. He joined the Royal Navy in July of 1940. He sailed on many ships during the war including the tugboat St. Day. After WWII, he came to Nova Scotia and joined the Imperial Oil fleet where he stayed until his retirement.

While in Dartmouth, he met and married his late wife Joan (Conrod). They had 5 children, Pauline (Gary), William (deceased), Karen, Elizabeth (Bill), and Donna. He had 3 grandchildren, Arthur (Kim), Robyn (Dave), and Charles and three great grandchildren, Katherine, Kayleigh and Hunter. He is also survived by sisters Enid and Myrtle, and many nieces and nephews. After retiring, Charlie spent his time in the woods, picking berries, rabbit snaring, and building models of the ships he sailed on.

Visitation will be held from 1-2 pm on Friday March 11 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street Dartmouth. The service will take place immediately following at 2pm in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Marlene Knowles officiating, Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only, donations may be made to a charity of choice. Special thanks to the staff and volunteers of Oakwood Terrace who cared for Dad his last years and to the staff of Dartmouth General Hospital for their care over the years. Online condolences may be made by visiting the Dartmouth Chapel at www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


HARDING, Donald Wade
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 31, 2016
(March 27, 1956 - March 28, 2016)
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Donald "Wade" Harding at his home on March 28th, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Norris Point, NL on March 27th, 1956, Wade was the son of Donald & Rosamond Harding. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Karen (Cullihall), daughters, Vanessa (Matthew Butler), Jessica (Larry Greene) & son, Zack as well as number one in his life, grandson, Ewan Butler. He is also survived by his sister, Glenda Eddy (Roger) and brother, Dennis (Lorraine), as well as many other family members and friends. Wade was predeceased by his brother, David (2008), with whom he not only shared a birthday but also a passion for food, scotch & travel.

A graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland (1977), Wade eventually went on to work at Morneau Shepell for 25 years before accepting a position with Aon Hewitt in 2011, becoming Health and Benefits Canada National Practice Leader. Wade, always the gracious host, had a passion for family, life, food and photography.

Visitation will be held at JA Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 1st. A celebration of life will be held at the same location on Saturday, April 2nd at 3 p.m. Memorial donations can be made to the QE2-VG Site Foundation (Palliative Care) or 6A (Thoracic Surgery). The family would like to give special thanks to the dedicated care of the VON and the Palliative Care Team.


LUNDRIGAN, William Henry
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 17, 2016
(April 24, 1920 - March 15, 2016)
LUNDRIGAN, William Henry "Bill"
, age 95. Lower Sackville passed away March 15, 2016 at the Cobequid Community Health Centre. Born in Burin, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Michael and Victoria (Martin) Lundrigan. Bill moved to Nova Scotia in 1941. He worked at Nova Scotia Ice, the Container Pier and was a Rigger at the Halifax Shipyards for many years. He enjoyed listening to music and singing, playing cards, watching hockey, baseball and "rasslin'". He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lenora (Ernst); daughters Marie (Winston) Boyd, Florida, Margaret (David) Teed, Joanna Lundrigan, all of Lower Sackville; sons, Ken (Diane) Lundrigan, Oakfield, Dave (Claire) Lundrigan, Windsor; sisters, Marian Lundrigan, Burin, NF, Roseanne Rand, Canning, Kay Bond, Bridgewater, Vicki Soper, Burin, NF; brother, Eric Lundrigan, Burin, Newfoundland; grandsons, George Lundrigan, Richard Boyd and Gregory Teed. Bill was predeceased by brothers, Leonard, Michael and Bob; sisters, Rita Hodder and Mary and Alice in infancy. Visitation will be held Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Funeral Mass will be held 11 am at St. John Vianney Saturday March 19, 2016. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens with a reception at the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John Vianney Church. Online condolences can be made to the family by visiting the website www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


LUTHER, Doris May
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 16, 2016

Age 91, Bridgewater, Lunenburg Co., passed away peacefully on Monday, March 14, 2016 at the home of her family in Halifax. She was born on the Change Islands, Newfoundland, prior to the Second World War and lived in Cornerbrook and Deer Lake, before moving to Bridgewater in the 1970's. In spite of a number of health issues she maintained a spirited and independent lifestyle until the end. She loved flowers, birds, laughter and life. In addition to her Bridgewater neighbours and friends she leaves her loving sons, Edwin (Donna), Halifax; Scott (Ann), Bridgewater; six grandchildren, Susan, Karen, Craig, James, Ryan and David; twelve great-grandchildren and her sister, Victoria "Jean", Florida. She was predeceased by her devoted husband, James; her parents, Garland and Julia (Temple) Hale; a newborn sister, a sister, Verna in childhood and older brothers, Donald and Roy. Special thank you is extended to her long-standing dear friends, Jean and Bill Learning of Bridgewater, the management and staff of the Gladstone Berkeley in Halifax, Dr. Edith Baxter, the VON and the Capital Health Palliative Care team. As requested, a private interment will be held at a later date in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com


POWER, Genevieve Ellen
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 29, 2016
(January 3, 1934 - March 26, 2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of Genevieve Ellen Power announces her passing on Saturday, March 26, 2016 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She passed away with family at her side at Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax. Genevieve was born in 1934 in Bellevue, Trinity Bay, NL to Michael and Ellen (nee Pinsent) Walsh. She moved to St. John's to work and met Anthony Power who was her loving husband and best friend for 61 years. The family moved to Halifax in 1973, where they owned and worked at several Radio Shack stores and Gen also worked at Kings College. They were active members of the Roman Catholic Church.

Mom was a beautiful person, friend, wife, mother and grandmother who had lots of fun and laughs and loved to dance. She was silly with the grandkids and we all have her children's rhymes forever in our memories. She told us often "Love You" and was told "Love You More" and she responded "Impossible". She will be forever missed by her husband Anthony and their 6 children; Gary (Jill), Karen (Steve) Bezanson, Kathy (Ken) McNab, Janet (Al) Petersen, Tony (Janet) and Randy (Wendy). Grandmom will be remembered with love by grandchildren Jennifer (Andrew), Andrea, DJ (Jenn), Ian (Sarah), Stephanie, Brittany, Kristina, Caryn (Jordan), Alexandra, Ellen, Jackson, Adalyn, Bridget and Rachel. Silly stories will keep Grandmom's memories for great grandchildren Declan, Benjamin, Kaitlyn, Ryder, Rebecca, Oaklyn, Blair and Taylor. She will also be missed by her sisters Mary and Sade McCarthy as well as by her in-laws Reg Power, Rosemary Williams, Pat & Lena Power and Steve & Betty Power and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents as well as siblings Andy, Thomas, Dan, Lena Linehan and Michael. The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of the Sullivan's Lane unit at Parkstone Enhanced Care who did such a wonderful job looking after mom.

A visitation will be held at Snows Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive on Wednesday, March 30th, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in memory of Genevieve on March 31 at 10:30 a.m. at Saint Benedict Parish 45 Radcliffe Dr. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations in memory of Genevieve may be made to Alzheimer's Society, 2719 Gladstone St. Halifax, NS B3K 4W6. Family flowers only.
We all Love you more


SHIELDS, Edith Florence "Flo"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 11, 2016
(1925 - 2016)
SHIELDS, Edith Florence "Flo"
- age 90, of Enfield, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on March 9, 2016, in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Dildo, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Mary (Reid) Pretty. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She spent all her married life in Enfield. Flo was very involved and a faithful member of the ACW. She was devoted to her family. She was kind and selfless - always putting everyone else's needs before her own. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and cooking. She excelled at crafts, especially sewing and knitting. She had her own little mitt factory. She loved having her family and friends at her home. She is survived by her children, John (Barb), Bruce (Gloria), and Holly (Greg) Ferguson; grandchildren Wesley, Mark, Jason, Janice and Karen; great grandchildren, Ben, Will, Austin, Olivia, Owen, and Ryan. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Jack, 10 siblings, grand daughter, Heather Ferguson.

Visitation will be held 2-4pm and 6-8pm Sunday, March 13 in Ettinger Funeral Home, 2812 Highway 2, Shubenacadie, from where a funeral service will be held 2 pm Monday, March 14, Rev. Canon David Fletcher officiating. A reception will follow in the funeral home hospitality area. Interment will be at a later date in Belnan Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Flo may be made to Christ Church , 14 Church St., Lantz, NS B2S1P3. Condolences, words of comfort, and memories of Flo may be shared with the family at: www.ettingerfuneralhome.com
Compliments of Rosemary Rafuse of the Nova Scotia Obituaries List


SKINNER SR., Freeman
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 2, 2016
Date of Birth Thursday, September 11th, 1930
Date of Death Thursday, March 31st, 2016
Skinner, Freeman Sr
. -85, passed away peacefully at the Strait Richmond Hospital in Evanston on March 31, 2016 with his loving family by his side. Born in Richard's Harbour, NL, Freeman was the son of the late Reid and Violet (Simms) Skinner. He spent a lot of time fishing; he was captain of many draggers leaving from Petit De Grat. He was a member of the New Horizons Senior's Club in Arichat and also a member of the Louisdale Lion's Club. Freeman will be sadly missed by his daughter Sheila (Donald Blair) Martell, Arichat; sons Freeman Jr. (Yvette), Leslie (Bev), Kevin (Winnie), all of Arichat, Kelvin (Della), Halifax, Lloyd (Sarah), B.C.; grandchildren Sheri, Michelle, Chris, Mark, Wayne, Jason, Melissa, Donna, Matthew, Manuel, Jennifer, Lynn, Steven, Trina, Rhonda, Stephanie, Tracy, Teagan, Christopher, Jessica, Christen, Lucas; 26 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Linda, Arichat; son-in-law Aurelle, (Petit De Grat); brothers Hubert (Laura), Hartland (Bertha), Hiram (Beatrice); sisters Linda (George), Laura, Eva, all of Burgeo, NL; and his companion Stella Paupin. He was predeceased by his loving wife Vera Lillian Skinner; daughter Linda; son Brian; sisters Ethel, Harriet; brother Wallace. There will be no visitation by request. Funeral Service will be held Monday, April 4th in Our Lady of Assumption Church in Arichat at 11am with Rev. Doug MacDonald officiating. Committal to follow in St. John Anglican Cemetery in Arichat. Memorial donations may be made to the Strait Richmond Palliative Care. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd. in Arichat. To send words of comfort to the family or to light a candle in memory of Freeman, please visit www.chboudreau.com


TIMMS, Bride
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 1, 2016
(October 29, 1927 - March 29, 2016)

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, sister and nanny, Bride Timms, age 88, on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at the Halifax Infirmary, with her loving family by her side. Born October 30, 1927, in Fortune Bay, Millers Passage, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Evangeline (Drake) Ridgeley. She spent her early years in Newfoundland until moving to Halifax at the age of 18, and worked at Moir's milk chocolate factory. She met and married the love of her life James Timms. She also worked at Camp Hill Hospital and volunteered at the gift shop at Camp Hill Veterans Building. Bride retired from a managerial position in 1992 from Famous Players Theatres.

She is survived by her daughters, Norine (Dennis), Patty (John), Diane, Colleen (Eddy) and sons, James, Timmy and David; sister, Cymru McCafferty; grandchildren, D.J. (Angela), Darren, Tara (Jeff), Kyle, Bridgette (Chris), Brittany (Justin), Krista (A.J.), Jeffrey (Haley), James, Natasha; great grandchildren, Ridgley, Edele, Claire, Nolan, Sophia, Aria; sister-in-law, Diane. She is predeceased by her husband, James; granddaughter, Tonya; sisters, Marie, Theresa; brothers, Patrick and John. Bride was also predeceased by her aunt and uncle, Leo (Marie) Hull, who raised her following the passing of her mother.

Bride was a devout Catholic who to the Saint Catherine's church. In her later years, nothing made her happier than spending time with her family, accompanied with a cup of red rose tea and her knitting needles. She opened her home and her heart to all those she met and will be remembered for her kindness and generosity. We will miss being greeted by her warm, sweet smile. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9pm today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11am Saturday in St. Catherine of Siena Church where a reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hope Cottage or Metro Turning Point. Bride always welcomed the needy and lonely into her home with open arms. Online condolences may be made by visiting the Halifax Chapel at www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


YOUDEN, John E.
The Cape Breton Post, March 12, 2016
Born in Brigus Nfld.
Passed in Sydney on March 11th, 2016

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of our dear father, grandfather, brother, John E. Youden, age 95, at the Harbourview Hospital, Veteran Wing, Sydney on Friday, March 11, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Brigus, Nfld., he was son of the late John and Margaret (McDiarmid) Youden. He was the second youngest in the family of nine. He served overseas with the Cape Breton Highlanders in England, France, Holland and Italy from 1941 to 1945. He was a bricklayer and stone mason by trade. He was employed at the Sydney Steel Plant until his retirement. He was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 126, Westmount, as well the past president and vice president. He was a charter member of the Westmount Fire Dept. and the Canadian Forresters. He was a member of the Sydney Curling Club. John received the Democracy Medal and several other prestigious awards during his lifetime. He was a member of Holy Rosary Church. He had a great wit, he was a great dad and husband. He will be truly missed.

John is survived by his three children, Dianne (Elie) Blondin, Leonard (Connie) Youden, Karen (Rene) Lauzon, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Olive Leyte, brother-in-law, Leo (Jessie) Moulins; sisters-in-law, Adeline and Evelyn, as well as many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Anne (Moulins) Youden, several brothers and sisters. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place 11 a.m. Monday, March 14, 2016 at Holy Rosary Parish with Fr. Douglas Murphy officiating. Interment to follow.

 

 

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