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Newfoundland Obit Announcements
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Halifax Herald
September 2017


FOUGERE, Bernice Laura (Short)
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 7, 2017
Poulamon NS
It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Bernice on September 4th at St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish at the age of 74. Mom loved quilting and sewing and loved cooking and baking for her family and friends. She devoted her life to her family, for whom her care was immeasurable. She was the best wife, mother, and sister anyone could hope for. She will be so terribly missed, but fond memories will forever remain and will bring a smile to the faces of many.

Born in Harbour Breton NL, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Skinner) Short. She is survived by Alfred, her husband of 51 years, daughter Cathy (Sylvain) Caron, Lower Sackville, sons Ricky, Poulamon, Brian (Jeanette), Dartmouth, grandson Nicholas (Jenna, Jayda), Lower Sackville, granddaughter Brianne, Dartmouth, step-grandson Kyle, Lower Sackville. She is also survived by sisters Mary Marsden, Louisbourg, Margo (Raymond) Jeffrey, Louisdale, Gloria MacNeil, Port Hawkesbury, Audrey (Keith) Kinslow, Martinique, brothers Gordon (Vivian), Arichat, Tommy (Yvonne), Louisdale, Harvey (Darlene), Samson's Cove, Marvin, Tennessee, Sidney (Donna), Martinique, Earl (Leanne), D'Escousse, many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers Byron, Albert, sister Sandra in infancy.

Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation per request. Funeral to be held at Our Lady of Assumption Parish, Arichat on Friday afternoon, September 8, 2017 at 2pm, with Rev. Dwayne Devereaux officiating. Interment in St. Hyacinth's Cemetery, D'Escousse. Memorial donations can be made to Neurosurgery Kids Fund (IWK Hospital), Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care, or charity of choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C. H. Boudreau Funeral Home in Arichat. To send words of comfort to the family, or to light a candle in memory of Bernice, please visit

HART, James "Jim" Leonard
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 17, 2017

Jim passed away at the Dartmouth General Hospital on September 05, 2017 at the age of 67. We are not sure whether Jim is singing with the angels or dancing with the devil. Born in Gander, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Leonard and Marion Hart. He enjoyed playing the guitar and listening to Seaside FM as well as a good joke. He is survived by Margaret Crowell, son, Paul and grandson Declan as well as brothers Ralph (Eileen), Ted (Marion), Harry (Darlene), Anthony (Sandra) and sister, Jo-Ann (Ross) Avery. Many nieces & nephews. There will be no visitation. A gathering will be held in the basement at Shooters Bar at 192 Highway #2 on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Dress casual. Donations to your favourite charity would be appreciated.

The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 4, 2017
(December 8, 1929 - September 3, 2017)

Age 87 of Burgeo, N.L., passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at home. It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our beloved father, husband, grandfather, and great-grandfather Frank Moulton who passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.

Dad was born in Burgeo, N.L., and was an avid salmon fisherman who loved spending time on Grandy's Brook, N.L. He loved playing horseshoes at the cottage and won many family tournaments. He also enjoyed playing pool and a good game of cribbage with friends and family. He loved to take long walks with his sheltie, Jake. He had a 40-year career on the Halifax Harbour Tugboats.

He is survived by his loving wife Lottie of 67 years; daughters, Maud Leblanc (Dan) and Sharon Horwich (Mike); and son, Gary Moulton (Colleen). He had six grandchildren: Kristopher Moulton, Karen Williams, Claire Horwich, Peter Horwich, Angela Al-Shaghay and Marc Leblanc, and four great-grandchildren: Henry Hurley, John Hurley, Elora Moulton and Zara Al-Shaghay. He was predeceased by his father, Lewis Moulton; mother, Maud Moulton (Forward); brothers, Edgar and Lambert; sisters, Maizie, Hannah, Hilda and Gwen.

The visitation will be held in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Dr. on Thursday, September 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Trinity Anglican Church, 321 Main Ave, Halifax, on Friday, September 8 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Conrad officiating, with the burial to follow in St. John's Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Kidney Foundation of Canada. To the wonderful staff of the Dixon Dialysis Unit for looking after Dad so well, we will be forever grateful. He loved you all. To view or place an online message of condolence, please visit:

MURY, Mary Jane
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 25, 2017
(9/1/1920 - 9/20/2017)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of "Maime" Mary, age 97 of Dartmouth, on September 20, 2017, surrounded by her family. Born in Spaniard's Bay, NL she was a daughter of the late Mary and Edward Neil. Mary was predeceased by her loving husband, Rene Mury; sister, Gert; and brother, Dick. She will be missed by her daughters, Mauda, Rena and Cathy; son, Edward (Maureen); granddaughters, Danielle, Sylvie, Kenzie (Marty), Rhian, Erin, Jessica; great-grandchildren, Maya, Alexandra; brothers, Eric (Emmie) and Ralph.

Maime retired as a nurses aid at the Nova Scotia Hospital. She was an accomplished seamstress and made the most beautiful quilts; she enjoyed her time as member of the Mayflower Quilting Association. Sunday dinner with her family was a tradition she loved to keep. She will be remembered for her generosity, kindness, selflessness and the most amazing apple pie.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the Holy Redeemer Parish, Spaniard's Bay, NL at a later date. Very heartfelt thanks to the staff of Oceanview Manor and Shoreside unit, and Pallative Care staff, for their care and compassion during her last moments. Online condolences may be sent by visiting

SIMMS, Herbert Thomas
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 25, 2017
(May 23, 1920 - September 23, 2017)
SIMMS, Herbert Thomas
- 97 of Dartmouth passed away September 23, 2017 at home with his loving family by his side. Born in Burin, NL, he was the son of the late Harold and Sarah (DeGrish) Simms.

Herbert was first draft aircrew for the RAF from NL on August 22, 1940. He trained in Canada and the United Kingdom. He served in the United Kingdom, Middle East, East Africa, Egypt and the Persian Gulf. After his discharge from the RAF in 1945 he studied at the University of New Brunswick, graduating in 1949 he joined the Federal Government Civil Service retiring in 1984 after 40 years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years Noreen Helen Murphy, daughters; Suzanne Ruiz and Judith (Terry) Pass, both of California, grandchildren; Eric Ruiz, Jason Munday, William Hitchcock jr. and Nicholas Pass. He was predeceased by his twin brother Jack.

Visitation will take place from 6 - 8 pm on Wednesday, September 27, in A. L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland Street, Dartmouth. No flowers by request donations may be made to the S. P. C. A. Special thank you to the Department of Veterans Affairs and the VON. Online condolence may be viewed or sent to:



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