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ALLEN, Warren Fowler
In 1946, he went to DVA School to obtain his grade 13 so as to attend university to take Dentistry. First he had to take a course in Latin to qualify. In 1947, health problems forced him to stop Dentistry. He went on to take Commerce, and graduated in 1950 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. From 1950 to 1961, he was a Commercial Traveller, working for the Bishop Asphalt Papers Ltd as Regional Sales Manager for the Atlantic Provinces. He was a Sales Representative for Flint Kote Ltd after 1961 for one year, covering the Atlantic Provinces.
Warren married in 1952, and is survived by sons Michael, W. David and a daughter Betty, as well as three grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. At age 41, Warren had a kidney stone operation. From 1963 to March 1986, Warren was the Registrar-Councillor at N.S.I.T. He joined the Golden "K" Club in 1988, and he received a 15-year service pin from the IWK. His extracurricular activities also included working with the Diabetic Society, Maritime Division, on the Executive board. A Funeral service will be held 2pm Tuesday March 21,2017 in Cruikshank's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. Halifax, with Martha Martin officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
CARTER, Edwina "Joan"
HYNES, Jacqueline Gail "Jackie"
Jacqueline graduated from Our Lady Queen of Peace High School in Happy Valley, Labrador, and went on to obtain her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts at Dalhousie University. She spent a lifetime advocating for people's rights and the disabled through her various careers and volunteer work. She began her career working for the Labrador Metis Association, and the National Association of Volunteer Bureau and Centres. Jacqueline was very proud to be a part of the Halifax Regional Police Association and the Department of Labour and Advanced Education and leaves behind many great friends and coworkers. She was a member of the Board of Directors for the Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia and represented the provincial agency at the National level as Board Member with Epilepsy Canada. Jacqueline was known for her love for her fur babies who were the love of her life and thoroughly enjoyed taking them to dog obedience and training classes. She devoted her life to Maggie, Lucy, and then Sherlock and Emme who dearly miss her. Jacqueline was an avid runner and enjoyed swimming, Jiu jitsu and loved to dabble with home renovations. She will be forever remembered for her beautiful smile and sense of humour, her kindness to others and her unbelievable optimism and courage, no matter what life handed her.
She is survived by her sister Cathleen (Brent) Lafave, Clarence Creek, Ont, Phyllis (Mark) Clarke, Sussex, NB; brother Kevin, Orleans, Ont.; nieces and nephews, Mark, Joshua, Allan, Julia, Patrick, Ashley, Jessica, Kaitryn, Laura, and Jennifer. Jacqueline was predeceased by her infant brother Robert.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Monday March 27, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. The Liturgy of the Word service will take place at 11am on Tuesday March 28 in St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 320 Flying Cloud Drive, Dartmouth. All are invited to a reception following service which will be held in Atlantic Funeral Home, Oceanview reception room, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Cremation to take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. A special thank you to her neighbours Sandie and Dana Millar for their unwavering love and support and for always being there for Jackie. Thanks to Dr. Mary McNeil, and the staff of Dartmouth General Hospital and Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital for the kindness and care offered to our sister. Online condolences may be made by visiting the Dartmouth Chapel at www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
O'QUINN, Michael Thomas
Survived by his wife Laura (Gay) O'Quinn, Bedford; daughters, Glenda (Bill) Robar, Bedford and Donna (Peter) Lutes, Moncton; son, Wayne (Anne Marie) O'Quinn, Lewis Lake; and sisters, Lucy (Bucky) Grenyer and Lillian Dilenthesis, USA; grandchildren , Gary (Jenn), Scott (Julie), Samantha, Bruce and Sarah and great-grandchildren, Lilah and Charlie. He was predeceased by his father and mother Thomas and Mary O'Quinn, brothers, Pat and Andrew, and sisters, Rita, Margaret, Annie and Stella.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 24 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, with memorial service on Saturday, March 25 at 11:00 am. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. A special Thank-you for the care given to him at St. Vincent's Nursing Home for the past 2 ½ years
PARSONS, Mary Doris Elizabeth
She is survived by her daughter, Lorraine (John) Drummond, Crooked Lake; sons, Stanley (Priscilla) Parsons, Greenwood; Lawrence Parsons, Lawrencetown, Anna. Co.; grandchildren, Cindy, Lorne, Darrin, Denise, Carla, Amy, Scott, Kari-Lynne, Laurie, Cory; great-grandchildren, Caitlyn, Lindsay, Emily, Andrea, Larissa, Justin, Cassie, MacKenzie, Kendall, Rebecca, Emma, Evelyn and Marina; sisters-in-law, Susie Parsons, Halifax; Bessie Parsons, Bridgewater; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, J. Cecil Parsons; son, Cecil in infancy; sister, Lucy (Jack) Squires; brothers, Frank (Mary) Rose, Maxwell (Rachel) Rose, Hickman (Francis) Rose, James (Una) Rose.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home by request. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 31 in St. Peter's Anglican Church, West LaHave with Rev. Oliver Osmond officiating with burial to follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, West LaHave. A reception will follow in the Pleasantville Fire Hall, Pleasantville. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church or Hillside Pines Nursing Home. Special thanks to all the staff at Hillside Pines where you all treated her with the love and respect she deserved. Thanks to Lorri Giffin, NP and Dr. Everett Weagle. Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com
SHEPPARD, Joan (Gill) Sheppard
SKINNER, Captain Ernest George
At the age of Thirteen, Ernest spent two summers working on the military base in Argentia, N.L. He then hbegan his fishing career at the age of fifteen, dory fishing off the Grand Banks. He then joined the merchant marines during WW II as a cook's assistant, lying about his age in order to serve. After the war he returned home to go scallop fishing out of Riverport, and over the years worked his way through the ranks, until in 1972 he made Captain and remained such until his retirement as captain of the vessel "John Richard".
Not one to remain idle, he worked at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic in Lunenburg for thirteen years. Ernest was an avid outdoorsman, with a great love of sport fishing and snare setting for rabbits. He was also the designated "deer cleaner" for Pat's many deer kills over the years. Family and friends will remember his unfailing support for his team, the Boston Bruins, which has been passed on to his family and hours of entertainment watching the W.W.F.
Ernest is survived by his loving wife Priscilla, daughters, Ellen (Michael) Selig; Spectacle Lakes, Monica (Cecil) Boutcher; Spectacle Lakes, sons, David (Kim); Mahone Bay, Jack (Wendy); Spectacle Lakes, Pat (Tammy); Back Centre, and sister, Bess Strowbridge of Harbour Breton, N.L. He will also be missed greatly by nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Besides his parents he was predeceased by sisters, Agnes Snook, Debbie Skinner and brother, Thomas.
Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg with visitation on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 7-9 p.m., and where a memorial service will be held on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. Father Jim MacDonald, officiating. Interment will be at a later date in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Memorial donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca
WARREN, Charlotte "Mary"
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