Barbara Anne Darlene (Barter) George
Barbara Anne Darlene (Barter) George, 33, of Calgary, died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999, as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Calgary.
Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of Edwin Barter of Louisbourg and Evelyn Barter Keeping, Sydney.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph George, formerly of Truro, N.S.; three sons, Matthew, Mitchell and Lucas; five sisters, Gloria (Mrs. Derrick Burke), Louisbourg, Edwina (Mrs. Robert MacSween), Ontario, Bernice (Mrs. James Miles Jr.), Sydney, Nicole (Mrs. Wayne Colson), Sydney and Jody Keeping, Sydney; three brothers, Pastor Cecil (Rhonda) Barter, B.C., Bernie Barter Buchanan, Glace Bay and David Keeping Jr., Glace Bay.
She is also survived by many aunts and uncles and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her grandparents, Cecil and Sarah Cluett, Louisbourg and Ernest and Rita Barter, Ramea, Nfld.
A memorial service will be held at Christ Church, corner of George Street and Trinity Avenue, Sydney, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Arnold Wesley (Tardy) Smith
Arnold Wesley (Tardy) Smith, 63, of Halifax, entered his eternal rest on Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999. He was born in Whitney Pier, Sydney, Cape Breton County, to the late Wilfred and Jean (Corbett) Smith.
He leaves to cherish fond memories, his wife, Doris and their children, Arthur William (deceased); Nijiba (Mrs. Kevin Culmer), Kingston, Ont., Nadine Adams, Mississauga, Ont., Neala Smith, Halifax, Nicole Smith, Halifax, Natasha Smith, Toronto, Arnold Wesley Smith, Halifax; special "son", Danny; grandchildren, Sherisse, Craig Jr. (C.J.), Jordan, Cory, Khol, Jeremy, Jacob and Noah (Little Wes); brothers, Bob, Toronto, Hilton, Sydney, Alvin (Archie), Dartmouth, George (Dingy), Toronto; sisters, Doris Smith, Audrey Smith-Herbert, Toronto, Marva Smith-Mentiss (deceased); a number of nieces and nephews. In addition Mr. Smith (Tardy) is survived by his mother-in-law, Dorothy Husbands; sisters-in--law, Yvonne Andrew, Buffalo, N.Y., Maxine Husbands-Brown, New Jersey; brothers-in-law, Allen Andrew and Rev. Alfred Brown; also, brothers-in-law, Charles Husbands Jr., Montreal, Eric Husbands, Halifax, Maxwell Husbands, Halifax, Kevin Husbands, Halifax; sister-in-law, Martina (Mrs. Maxwell Husbands); a host of relatives and lifelong friends.
"Death cannot eclipse our love for him, nor can time wither away our precious memories."
Mary Catherine Halliday
79, Sydney Mines
Mary Catherine Halliday, 79, of 6 Forrest St., Sydney Mines, died peacefully, surrounded by family on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at Northside General Hospital.
Born in Florence, she was a daughter of the late Dan and Mary Sarah (MacMullin) MacNeil. She was a member of St. Pius X Parish and for a number of years was an active member of her parish CWL.
Mary Catherine is survived by six daughters, Sheila and Catherine, Sydney Mines, Brenda Livingstone (Bill) and Beverly Jessome (Raymond), Georges River, Valerie MacPhee (Frank), Rexton, N.B. and Donalda Andrews (Scott), Lunenburg, N.S.; four sons, Bruno (Dot), Wilmington, Mass., Francis (Rose) and Bill (Fern), St. Catharines, Ont. and Laird (Ann), Port Saunders, Nfld.; five sisters, Rita MacInnis, Wilmington, Mass., Amelda Ahle, Florence, Tena Jessome, Sydney Mines, Theresa Ahle, St. Catharines, Ont. and Elizabeth Cashin, North Sydney; 29 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Cecil Charles, infant son, Cecil, sister, Margaret Oram and infant sister, Christina, brothers, Neil, John, Stephen, Alan and infant brothers, William and Michael.
Visitation will be held in the G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines, Thursday, Jan. 14 from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Pius X Church with Fr. Tony MacDonald officiating. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Sydney Mines. Reception to follow at the parish hall. Donations may be made to St. Joseph's Cemetery Society, St. Joseph Chapel Fund or to a charity of one's choice.
Ellen Elizabeth Holmes
Ellen Elizabeth Holmes, of 153 MacLean St., Glace Bay, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1999, at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax after a lengthy illness.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Ellen (MacKenzie) MacOdrum. She was a member of Glace Bay United Baptist Church where she was a very active member of the Genevieve Morrison Missionary Group. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Glace Bay General Hospital.
She is survived by her husband, Victor; one daughter, Elaine, Dartmouth; two sons, Bruce, Waverley, N.S. and Lloyd, Halifax; two grandchildren and a sister, Hazel (Mrs. Archie MacDonald), Glace Bay.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Gordon.
Visitation will be held in Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay, Friday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Glace Bay United Baptist Church with Pastor Jennifer Smart officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.
Helen Elizabeth (Mombourquette) MacDougall
Helen Elizabeth MacDougall, 62, of Toronto, formerly of Sydney, who passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 1998, was the daughter of the late Alice (Miller) Mombourquette.
Randolph Douglas MacLean
83, New Glasgow
The Reverend Randolph Douglas MacLean, died peaceful in his sleep Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, N.S.
Born May 1, 1915 in North Sydney, N.S., he was the son of the late Neil and Margaret (MacKenzie) MacLean. He was a graduate of Dalhousie University (BA), The Presbyterian College, Montreal (BD), and the Atlantic School of Theology (MTh). Ordained to the ministry of the Presbyterian Church in Canada in 1941, he served in St. Andrew's Church, Moncton, N.B., Montague Pastoral Charge, P.E.I., St. Andrew's Church, Huntington, P.Q., St. Andrew's Church, Belleville, Ont., St. James (Pollock) Glasgow, Scotland, and Knox Church, Halifax. He retired to Boularderie, Cape Breton and was a lifelong supporter of the NDP and the Montreal Canadiens. He is survived by his daughter, Iris Marriott and her husband, Gordon, Bradford, Ont., Iona MacLean and her husband, Glenn Cooper, Pictou, N.S.; granddaughter, Shannon (Marriott) Lee and her husband Rick, Stroud, Ont.; grandson, Thom Marriott, Stratford, Ont. and great-grandson, Mason Thomas Lee. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 50 years, Ruth C. MacLeod, his brother, Alex and his sister, Mary. Visitation for the late Mr. MacLean will be in Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines, Friday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at St. James Presbyterian Church, Big Bras d'Or with Rev. Richie Robinson officiating, assisted by Rev. Sandy MacDonald. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Presbyterian World Service & Development, 50 Wynford Dr., North York, Ont., M3C 1J7.
Edward James O'Donnell
64, New Waterford
Edward James O'Donnell, 64, of New Waterford, who died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, is also survived by his aunt, Blanche Walker and two uncles, Jim and Murray MacLeod.
Patricia Pearo, 72, died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, in Cobourg General Hospital, Ontario. She is survived by her husband, Murray Pearo, formerly of Alder Point, Cape Breton; sons, Donald (Sue), Keith (Frances), Glenn (Waive) and Colin, all in Ontario.
Funeral services will take place Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, in Cobourg, Ont.
83, North Sydney
Marion Keagan, 83, a resident of 206 Gannon Rd., North Sydney, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Barbara (Taylor) McCarthy. Marion was a member of St. Joseph Church, North Sydney.
She is survived by two daughters, Rose (Mrs. Allan Caldwell), Sydney Mines, Marion Russell, North Sydney; six sons, Michael (Mary Ellen), Port Stanley, Ont., Charlie (Bernadette), Eddie (Marilyn), both of North Sydney, George (Joanne), St. Catharines, Ont., Dougie (Patricia), Calgary, Alta., Peter (RoseMary), Charlottetown, P.E.I.; three sisters, Veronica Clarke, Delores Jesso, both of Halifax, Mary Lou MacLeod, North Sydney; 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Peter, two children Mary Rose and Harry, three sisters, Leona, Helen and Mary, four brothers, Mick, William, Roland and John, two grandsons, John and Edward Penny.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Friday) in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral mass will take place Saturday 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Church with the Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the N.S. Society for Autistic Children.
Knights of Columbus members are asked to gather at the funeral home Friday at 7:30 p.m. for prayers.
Florence Margaret MacAulay
Florence Margaret MacAulay, 72, of Cornishtown Road, Sydney, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, at her residence.
Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Donald John and Effie (MacQueen) MacAulay. She was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church. She retired from the Sydney City Hospital laundry department.
She is survived by one brother, Duncan (Bertha), Sydney; an aunt Catherine MacDonald, Glace Bay; several nieces and nephews; cousins; grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Sarah Hannam and Christina Greaves.
Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel Friday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Presbyterian Church with Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Diabetic Society or Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Lillian Marie McIntyre
63, Glace Bay
Lillian Marie McIntyre, 63, a former resident of Glace Bay, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, in Cole Harbour, Halifax County.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Bridget (Bonner) McIntyre. Ms. McIntyre is survived by sister, Marcella Beaudrie, Belleville, Ont.; brothers, Michael, Toronto, James, Moncton, N.B., Garfield, London, Ont. and Francis, Glace Bay.
Visitation for the late Ms. McIntyre will be in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay, Saturday from 10-11 a.m. with graveside prayers to follow in St. John's Cemetery, Glace Bay with Fr. Paul McGillivray officiating.
James (Jim) Moules
James (Jim) Moules, 59, formerly of Whitney Pier, passed away at Mount Sinai Hospital Wednesday, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, after a brief battle with cancer.
He was the son of Albert (Reddy) Moules and the late Rachel (McGrady) Moules.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, the former Marie Semon; daughter, Karen (Mrs. Ron Kennedy); sons, Jimmy and Dwayne, at home; also four grandchildren, all of Ontario; brothers, Albert (Caroline), Val (Sharon), both of Brampton, Dannie (Rosie), Sydney; sisters, Mary (Mrs. Fred Broussard), Annie Sullivan, Rachel (Mrs. Stewart Nickless), all of Sydney, Helen Conohan, Shirley Porter, both of Ontario and stepmother, Lillian (MacNeil) Moules.
Predeceased by sister, Edna.
Cremation will take place in Ontario.
Wilfred Richardson, 81, of 47 Margaret St., Sydney, died suddenly Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, at home.
Born in South Bar, he was the son of the late Bert and Elizabeth (O'Keefe) Richardson. He was a member of St. Theresa Parish. He retired from Sydney Steel Corp. with 39 years of service. Surviving are his wife, the former Helen Theresa MacLean; two daughters, Brenda (Bunny) Richardson, Sydney and Helen Lovett, Dartmouth; two sons, Joseph (Todd) Richardson, Newfoundland and Vincent Richardson, Sydney and many grandchildren.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Wilfred will be sadly missed by all and always remembered in our hearts.
He was predeceased by one daughter, Heather Richardson Dunbrack.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.