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ALEXANDER, Gerald Peter
Peter worked most of his life in the woods as a woodcutter. He was a kind, gentle man. He accepted Jesus as his savior in his late 70's attending Moser River Baptist Church and Liscomb Bayview Baptist Church. Peter loved music and would sing all the hymns. He was a proud member of Qalipu Mi'kmaq nation of Newfoundland and also enjoyed spending time fishing. Peter spent the last years at the High Crest Nursing Home in Sherbrooke which he loved being there and met and became friends with many.
Survived by brothers Adolph (Theresa), Richard (Lisa), sisters; Joan (Keith), Theresa (Wilfred), Geraldine (Tom), Lavernia, Irene (Kamiel), Betty-Lou (Hector), many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother George, sisters, Susanna and Merceedes.
No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held Thursday December 21 at 11:00a.m. in Moser River Baptist Church, Pastor David Smith officiating. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, reception to follow back at the church. The family would like to expres a heartfelt thank you to the staff and all their friends for all the love and kindness you showed to Peter, we are very grateful.
CARVILLE, Gary George
Gary was a former member of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Canadian Veteran Freedom Riders, Wild Hogs, Kin Canada and Public Services and Procurement Canada. He was known for his sense of humour and quick wit.
Gary is survived by his wife of 27 years, Kim (Brennan); brother, Byron (Lisa); sister, Martina (Mark) Keating; special nieces, Kelly Fitzpatrick and Laura Carville; nephew, Michael Keating; and of course, his fur babies, Chicklett and Gomi; and dear friends.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit. As per Gary's request, there will be no visitation. Funeral service will be Thursday, December 21, at 2 p.m. in St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 15 Caledonia Rd., Dartmouth. Burial and Celebration of Life will take place in St. John's, N.L. in January. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gary Carville Legacy Fund, c/o The Kin Club of Halifax, 948 South Bland St., Halifax, NS B3H 2S5.
DECKER, Geraldine Ruby
KENNEDY, Francis "Frank" Gower
Frank spent 30 fulfilling years in the Royal Canadian Air Force and 9 years in the private sector in the aeronautic field. His tenure with the RCAF took him all across Canada, Europe and other countries. The highlights of his career were the time spent in Europe.
Frank was a happy positive person enjoying life. An ardent golfer, he kept his clubs always polished ready for a game. When not on the golf course he was busy planning his next travel adventures. As one would say Frank was a "globetrotter".
Frank is survived by his wife Micheline of 40 years; daughter Carol Lee (Gino Short) AB; son Paul BC; grand-daughter Candice; grand-son Morgan; brother Bert (Marlene) ON; brother John (Maureen) NL; sister-in-law Lucie (Richard) Tremblay ON; brother-in-law Gaston Pedneault (Louise) QC; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Paul McGuire for his devoted care during Frank's illness.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by request. The funeral service followed by a reception to be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday December 17th, 2017 in the Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448 with Rev. Paul Jennings officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online guest book may be signed by visiting: www.middletonfuneralhome.com
Claude was an out-doors enthusiast who loved to hunt and fish often speaking in admiration of the Caribou migration. He most loved to be on the water in his boat. A day in Summerville would entail the (quad to the boat- boat to the water - spray to the face - turrs to be had- cod to be jigged- tongues to be fried- "yes my son" that would be a lovely morning). He enjoyed telling how he navigated the lakes of Labrador city to get to his camp and hunting spots. Claude loved to receive chocolate in any quantity and was known for his quick wit, always having a joke to share with the group. Their laughter would bring about that twinkle in his eye. We will all deeply miss the (clinkity- clinkity - clink) on that morning mug of Nescafe.
Claude is survived by his wife Muriel Lane (Holly),daughters Kimberly (Michael) Murphy Owen Sound ON, Karen Budden (Brant Frenette) Dartmouth NS. Karol (Dwight) Locke Labrador City, sons Desmond (Mandy) Lane Cornwall On, Darren Budden Miami Fla. Claude loved and spoke adoringly of all his surviving grandchildren Kara Budden (Karol) Calgary AB, Jordon and Nicholas Murphy (Kimberly) of Owen Sound ON, Devon, Halley, Sam, and Cassidy Lane of Cornwall ON (Desmond), Carissa and Brina Frenette (Nick Soh) of Halifax NS. He is survived by his brother Rex (Shirley) Lane of Mill Cove NS, sister in law Mary-Jane Lane ST Johns NL, sister in law May Lane Labrador City. He is survived by nieces and nephews Lisa Lane, Derick Lane, (Rex), Gloria Lane David Lane (Namon), Tamela Lane, Trevor Lane (Melvin), Gloria Lane ,Kevin Lane (George), He was predeceased by his brothers Namon (son Bert) Lane, Melvin Lane, George and (Winifred) Lane.
It was Claude's wish to be cremated which has taken place interment to take place at a later date. A church service will be held Monday afternoon at 2:00 pm December 19 at Woodlawn United Church 54 Woodlawn Rd Dartmouth NS. On line condolences can be sent to http://donaldwalker.ca/obituaries In lieu of flowers please donate to charity of your choice.
MARTIN, Kevin William Francis Joseph
MILLEY, Ian March
No Newfie ever leaves the Rock entirely, but for the past 30 years, Ian has thoroughly enjoyed calling Halifax home with his loving wife Darlene Kinghorn. Ian's career, over the years, included sales and marketing for several food and beverage companies and enjoying many of his wide-ranging interests, too, mostly cars. He took many a road trip in very interesting vehicles, often with a game of golf tossed in there somewhere.
Ian often enjoyed Christmas holidays and numerous spring vacations in Siesta Key Sarasota with Darlene, and his in-laws. This Christmas won't be the same without Ian riding his bike along the beach with his crazy Santa hat. He had a huge heart, a ready smile, an eagerness to engage with anybody and a general joy and enthusiasm for life that his family and friends will forever miss.
He is survived by his wife Darlene Kinghorn and their new dog Nikki, brothers Peter (Chris Hornberger), Doug (Sharon), brother-in-law Douglas Coffin, in-laws Roy and Carol Kinghorn, brother-in-law Paul (Cathy) Kinghorn, nephew Gordon Milley and nieces Emma and Amanda Kinghorn. Ian was predeceased by his parents Fred and Margaret (MacNab) Milley and sister Janet.
Although Ian didn't make it to the next stage of his illness journey, he would like to help others. His wish was that everyone would consider becoming an organ donor. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation of Nova Scotia. The family would like to thank all the wonderful nurses and doctors at the QE2 and VG hospitals. Cremation is under the care of J.A. Snow Funeral Home with a family burial service to be held at a later date. Please join us for a celebration of Ian's life at Armdale Yacht Club (off Purcell's Cove Road, Halifax). On Thursday. Dec. 21st between 3-5 pm.
Born in Castor River, Newfoundland and Labrador, she was the daughter of the late Edward (Ned) and Maryann (nee Jenneaux) Rumbolt. Survived by her children Sharon of Middleton, NS, Gary (Tonya) of Winfield, BC and Sherry of Toronto, ON, grandchildren Erica (Kelly), Justin, Jake and Serenity, great grandchildren Breagha, Makayla and Ashton, godchild Crista, brothers John (Eudora), Uriah (Mary), Augustus (Emily), Joseph (Rowena), sisters Imelda Coles (Wallace), Madeline Gaulton, Agatha Tatchell (Calvin), Ellen Scanlon, Elizabeth Tatchell, Lucy Tatchell (Alonzo), Mary Tatchell (Lorne), Rosanne Tatchell, brothers-in-law Gerald, Robert (Pat), Ford (Liz), sisters-in-law Marie Vey, Judy Maracle (Sherwin), Glenda Whyatt, Mary Batstone, Grace Elvik (Garry) and Kim Piercey and 62 nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her loving companion Donnie MacDonald of Long Point, NS. She was predeceased by husband Eric in 2000, brother Walter, infant sister Anora, brothers-in-law, Henry, Jerome, Kevin, Thomas, Ruben, Eymard, Vernon, Gilbert, Ted, sisters-in-law, Dorothy, Jenny, Dot, Thelma and infant Shirley.
She was an active member and volunteer with St. Mark's United Church. She was previously a long-term volunteer with the Lions Club and a member of the Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council. She was a custodian with the School Board for 27 years until her retirement. Dearly loved and adored by her family and friends and affectionately known as Sweet Loretta, she will be sadly missed by all and live in our hearts forever.
A memorial service will be held at St. Mark's United Church in Port Hawkesbury, NS, on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 11:00am. Reception to follow in the church hall. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Green's Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury NS. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Canadian Cancer Society, St. Mark's United Church in Port Hawkesbury or to the charity of your choice.
He attended teacher's college in St. John's and taught school in a number of coastal communities in southeast Newfoundland. Active in the Anglican church, Earl was also a lay minister in the communities in which he taught. He met his beautiful bride, Elizabeth Perham, in Bay du Nord and together they moved to Arichat, Nova Scotia, where they raised their family. He was active as a Warden in St John's Anglican Church and later lay minister in the same church. In the early 1980s, he relocated his family to Truro, where he owned a small business and worked for the Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forests coordinating emergency response across the province.
Earl was a devoted husband, father and grandfather known for his ready smile, signature laugh, kindness and generous heart. He is cherished by his loving family, Elizabeth (Perham) Rideout; Michael Rideout (Lisa Creelman), Truro; Jennifer Rideout (Ian Anderson), Toronto; Marsha Rideout (Doug MacPherson), Timberlea; Dominic Rideout (Tanya Johnson), Truro; Dolly (Derek) Hollett, Middle Sackville; grandchildren, Andrew, Chantel, Lauren, Josh, Alex and Xander; brothers, Howard, Frank (Anne), Petit de Grat; Edward (Brenda), Arichat; sisters, Meta (Bryce) Bruce, Boiestown, New Brunswick; Margaret (Cline) Bourinot, Port Hawkesbury. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Maxine LeBlanc; brother, Samuel Rideout. He also will be missed by his many nieces and nephews and his international (hosted) children from Thailand, Mexico, China, Taiwan and beyond.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Friday, December 8, 2017, The Reverend Lori Ramsey officiating. Reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Earl's name to Friends of St. John's Arichat, P.O. Box 119, Arichat NS B0E 1A0. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Earl's obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com
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