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The PEI Guardian Obituaries

The PEI Guardian is published at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island


ANDREWS, Doris E.F. (nee Wiseman)
Passed away in: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Passed away on: 19/08/2010

At the Garden Home on Thursday, August 19, 2010, of Doris E.F. Andrews, of Charlottetown and formerly of Newfoundland, age 101. Mother of Joan Rankin (Hugh). Mother-in-law of Marie Andrews. Grandmother of nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Sister of Hazel Holloway. Predeceased by her husband, Samuel; by her parents, Willis and Lydia (Le Drew) Wiseman; by her sons, John Andrews and Sam Andrews Jr.; by her brother, Berkley Wiseman; and by her sisters, Nellie Simms and Winnie McGuiggan. Resting at Belvedere Funeral Home from where a private family funeral will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday. Visitation Sunday 2-4 p.m. Interment in Mount Patricia Cemetery, Corner Brook, NL. Memorial donations may be made to First United Church, Corner Brook, NL.

BOWSER, Ellen Marie
Born in: Grand Bank, Newfoundland, Canada
The Guardian: February 18, 2010
Passed away in: Alberton, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Passed away on: 16/02/2010

Surrounded by love, passed into God's grace on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at Maplewood Manor in Alberton, P.E.I., in the presence of her daughter, Christine, and Ellen's best friend of more than 50 years, Kathy MacDonald. Ellen was born in Grand Bank, Nfld., in 1942, to the late Michael and Sylvia Hackett. Ellen was predeceased by her adoring husband, Wayne Michael Bowser. Ellen is survived by her son, Kevin (Sandy) Kitchener, Ont.; loving and devoted daughters, Christine Ritchie, Portage, P.E.I.; and Marie MacLeod (Andrew), Halifax, N.S.; sisters, Joan Bartlett (Reg), Dartmouth, N.S.; Patty Morgans, Australia; and brother, Michael Hackett (Shirley), Lower Sackville, N.S. Ellen is also survived by her loving sister-in-law, Patricia DeYoung (Michael), Dartmouth, N.S.; mother-in-law, Yvonne Bowser, Dartmouth, N.S. In addition, Ellen will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Ellen will be greatly missed and for all time honoured by her grandchildren, Jeffrey, Morgan (P.E.I.), Sarah, Stephanie, Cilian (Kitchener, Ont.), Nicholas and Allan (Halifax, N.S).

While Ellen and Wayne raised their family in Dartmouth, N.S., she worked at Bank of Nova Scotia and Central Trust. Ellen always enjoyed being the scorekeeper at all of the company ball games. When Ellen and Wayne relocated to P.E.I. in 1979 she continued her work in banking at Central Trust. She also became very involved in the Lions Club of Winsloe, P.E.I., as a Lioness. Ellen and Wayne moved to the NWT in 1987 where they lived and made many friends in Rankin Inlet, Iqaluit, Cape Dorset and Inuvik. Ellen retired after working for the Public Works Office in Iqaluit.

Ellen and Wayne were not done of their travels in Canada and moved once again to Edmonton, Alberta, before retiring to their beloved Island.Mom will always be remembered as the most quiet and unfailing supporter of her family. Mom never judged and was always happy to quietly guide people in the right direction. If mistakes were made, not once would Mom hold them against you. Mom had a quiet strength that belied her demeanor. Remains are entrusted to Ferguson's Funeral Home in O'Leary, P.E.I. Cremation to take place and service will be held in St. Peter's Church in Dartmouth, N.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 12 p.m.

DECKER, Margaret Jane
The death occurred peacefully at the Kings County Memorial Hospital on Aug. 14, 2010 of Margaret Jane Decker of Murray Harbour. Survived by husband Ellis Decker, Murray Harbour; daughter Elizabeth (Richard) Morey, La Scie, N.L.; and son David (Brenda) Decker, Cambridge, Ont. Loving grandmother of Roger (Marlene) Morey, Amanda (John) Morey, Terri Lynn (Christian) Smith, Willie Decker and five great-grandchildren. Survived by brother James Andrews, Ont. and sister Bonnie Bodeau, Alberta. Predeceased by parents, William and Lillian (Giles) Andrews; and sister, Violet Andrews. Resting at Southern Kings and Queens Funeral Home, Murray River for visitation on Tuesday, Aug. 17 from 1 p.m. until time of funeral service. Funeral service on Tuesday, Aug. 17 from the Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. Interment in La Scie Community Cemetery, N.L. at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully accepted to the digital X-ray machine at the Kings County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements entrusted to Southern Kings and Queens Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

DILLON, Margaret Gertrude (Trudy) (nee Ebbs)
The Guardian, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - September 24, 2010

The death occurred peacefully and surrounded by her family at the Prince County Hospital, Summerside, P.E.I., on Thursday, September 23, 2010, of Margaret Gertrude (Trudy) Dillon (nee Ebbs) of Summerside, P.E.I., age 76 years. Trudy was born on Nov. 9, 1933, in St. John's, Nfld., to her late parents, Walter and Bridget Ebbs. Beloved wife of the late Ed Dillon and loving mother of Eddie (Lisa) of Winnipeg, Man., Gerard (Julie) of Summerside, Paul (Lorna) of Tyne Valley, Joanne (Brian) Perigo of Ottawa, ON, and Michael (Susie) of Charlottetown. Also lovingly remembered by her 17 grandchildren: Morgan, Jessica, Tyler, Brianna, Ashley, Jason, Shane, Amanda, Erica, Carson, Jennifer, Collin, Carter, Connor, Andrew, Alex and Luke; and several nieces and nephews. Survived by her brother, John Ebbs, of Nfld. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brother Basil. Resting at the East Prince Funeral Home, 245 Pope Road, Summerside, until Saturday, September 25, then to St. Paul's Church, Summerside, for funeral mass at 10 a.m. Interment to take place in the church cemetery. Visiting hours on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations in Trudy's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences can be sent to    Arrangements entrusted to the East Prince Funeral Home, Summerside, P.E.I.


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