Francis Arthur Campbell
69, New Waterford
Francis Arthur Campbell, 69, of 3424 Emerald St., New Waterford, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, in the QE II Hospital, Halifax. Arrangements under the direction of the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes, New Waterford, are incomplete and to be announced.
Jean (John) Thomas Doucet
68, River Bourgeois
Jean (John) Thomas Doucet, 68, of River Bourgeois, died at home on Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999. Born in Grand Etang, he was the son of the late Simon and Mary Ann (LeLieere) Doucet. He worked 34 years as chef at the Hotel Nova Scotian, Halifax. Following retirement he operated the JNC Takeout, River Bourgeois, for 18 years.
He is survived by his wife, Carmel; daughters, Verna (Mrs. Paul Daye), Dartmouth, Annette (Mrs. Dan Ermel), Wainwright, Alta.; sons, Roger, Bridgewater, Walter, Timberlea, Paul, St. Stephen's, N.B., David, Saskatoon, Sask. and stepsons, Paul and Jamie Roma, Lower Sackville and former wife, Claire Saulnier. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters, Zabine Leblanc, Zena Grant, Annie Rose Cormier and Lucy Cormier and a brother, Clarence.
Predeceased by brothers, Johnny, Joseph, Charlie, Henry and Wilfred and a sister, Rita. Cremation will take place. There will be no visitation. Funeral mass will be held at St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements are under direction the Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
John Edge, 91, of Big Baddeck, Victoria County, died Friday, Jan. 15, 1999, in Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck.
Born in Chorley Lanes, England, he was a son of the late John Edge and Mary Ellen (Crooks) Edge. He was retired. He was a member of Composite Lodge 105 AF & AM. He joined the RCMP in 1931, retiring to pension as a staff sergeant in 1955. He then became chief of police, Dartmouth, retiring in 1968 to Big Baddeck.
Surviving are daughter, Mary Elizabeth "Beth" (Mrs. Gary Duff), Baddeck; grandchildren, Natalie (Mrs. Scott Rennie) and their sons, Brendon and Cole, Moose Lake, Man.; John Duff and his wife Elsie, Cross Lake, Man.
Predeceased by his wife, Ethel (Trask) Edge; son, John Frederick, brothers, Joe, Harry and Harold, sisters, Ada and Eva.
Cremation has taken place. Graveside service at 2 p.m. Monday in Mountain Cemetery, Yarmouth.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Victoria County Memorial Hospital Charitable Foundation. Arrangements under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck.
Annie Elizabeth (McCready) Iannetti
73, Sydney Mines
Annie Elizabeth (McCready) Iannetti, 73, of Sydney Mines, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 15, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in McCready Ville, Point Aconi, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Florence (Chisholm) McCready.
She is survived by her husband, John; her daughters, Lydia, Seal Island, Linda (Mrs. Lorne Serroul), Big Bras d'Or and Angela, North Sydney; her sons, John, Halifax, Charles (Louise), Big Bras d'Or and Gregory (Jean), New Waterford; her brother, John James McCready, Ontario. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Georgette, Angela, Nadia, Lorne, Melissa, Christopher, Jo-Anna and Samantha.
She was predeceased by her sisters, Annie Florence and Mary Ellen, her brothers, Clarence, Harold, Murray, Lewis, John Charlie and Daniel Francis.
There will be no visitation. Funeral mass today (Saturday) at 2 p.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Bras d'Or with Rev. Joe Gillis and Rev. Tony MacDonald officiating. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Bras d'Or. Arrangements under the direction of G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.
She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
John Alex MacKinnon
79, Malagawatch, Inverness County
John Alex MacKinnon died Friday, Jan. 15, 1999, at Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home.
Born in Marble Mountain, Inverness County, he was the son of the late Alex and Mary Anne (Roberts) MacKinnon. He was a retired farmer and a member of Fulton Presbyterian Church, Malagawatch. He was a member of the Island View Seniors Citizens Club, Marble Mountain and a veteran of the Second World War.
He is survived by three sisters, Charlotte Ross, Tatamagouche, Sadie Matheson, Sydney, Margaret (Mrs. John J. MacQueen), Sydney River; a brother, Dan Charlie, Malagawatch.
Predeceased by his wife, the former Elsie MacAuley and a sister, Catherine MacIvor.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Quincy Caldwell officiating. Interment will be held at Malagawatch Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Malagawatch Cemetery Fund or charity of your choice.
78, Reserve Mines
Mrs. Anna McMullen, 78, of Sydney Road, Reserve Mines, passed away suddenly at home on Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999.
Born in Poland, she was the daughter of the late Dennis and Theodora (Barnetski) Bartkow. She was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Reserve Mines and an active member of the friends of the Seaview Manor.
Mrs. McMullen is survived by two sons, Alan, Glace Bay, and Craig, Dartmouth; two daughters, Evelyn, Halifax, and Paula, Reserve Mines; brother, Joe, Kingston, N.S.; and two sisters, Mary Durkacz and Kasha MacDonald, both of Sydney. Also surviving are two granddaughters, Karan and Annette and one great-grandson, Christopher.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband, John J., son, Barry, a daughter in infancy and two brothers.
By request of the deceased, there will be no visitation. Funeral mass will be celebrated Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Joseph's Church with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating and under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. McMullen's memory to Seaview Manor, cerebral palsy or charity of choice are suggested as an expression of sympathy.
Harold Robert Oliver
Harold Robert Oliver died on Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, at the QEII Health Sciences Center, Halifax.
Born in Point Tupper, he was the son of the late Elmer and Joyce (MacKinnon) Oliver. He retired from the material handling department, Stora, Port Hawkesbury in 1990. He served in the Second World War with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. He was also with the 14th Field Ambulance. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 47, St. Peter's. He was a former Richmond County councillor and a former member of the board of directors of South Brook Cemetery Company. He was an original committee member to establish the Strait Receiving Vault Society. He was a member of St. Mark's United Church. He enjoyed his morning get-togethers with the boys at the mall.
He survived by his wife, the former June Latimer; son, Charlie and wife Chris, grandchildren, Josh and Chelsey, Georgetown, Ont.; daughter, Joyce and husband Lindsay Snair, grandson, Jared, Port Hawkesbury; daughter, Glenna and husband John Campbell, grandchildren, Jessica, Catherine and Karen, Kanata, Ont.; brothers, Ralph and wife Yvonne, Port Hawkesbury and Jimmy, Melville Lodge, Halifax.
Predeceased by a brother, Edgar.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service will be held, 2 p.m. Sunday, from St. Mark's United Church with Linda Townsend officiating and assisted by the Rev. Bill MacLennan. Burial will be in South Brook Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Salvation Army or to St. Mark's United Church.
Members of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 47, St. Peter's are asked to meet at St. Mark's United Church at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
Visitation for the late Mr. Wilfred Richardson will be held Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, only from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, in St. Theresa's Church with Fr. Angus MacDougall officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
74, Baltimore, Md.
Clarence Stevens, 74, of Baltimore, Md., died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, his family at his side. Born in Glace Bay, he learned his trade at the Glace Bay Gazette. At one time writing a sports column called "One Man's Opinion" by Scoop Stevens. He later worked at the Halifax Herald and was involved with the Typographical Union, moving to Baltimore with his wife and five children and spending over 40 years with the Baltimore Sun as a linotype operator and continuing to work with the union.
He was married to Rose Turnbull, formerly of Birch Grove, celebrating over 50 years of marriage. His four children and their children live in various parts of the U.S.A.
His youngest daughter Margaret died some years ago from cancer. Clarence was predeceased as well by his mother and father, Alex and Lucy Stevens, King Edward Street, a brother, Wilfred and a sister, Rita.
Surviving are brothers and sisters, Hilda and Jack, Toronto, Margaret and Dorothy, Halifax, Rev. Bob, New Brunswick and Herb, Glace Bay.
Clarence was known for his love of family, his church and his love of travel, especially to Cape Breton.
Cremation and committal services were held in Baltimore.
Bernard Anthony Bowers
77, Nottinghamshire, England
Bernard Anthony Bowers, 77, a former resident of Sydney, passed away at home in Nottinghamshire, England, Saturday Jan. 16, 1999.
Bernard was an honored World War Two veteran who after the war worked for the British Coal Board as a Mining Engineer. In 1966 he moved to Canada with his family and was employed by the Federal Government of Canada as a mines safety inspector with the Labour Department. He returned to England in 1986 upon retirement.
Bernard is survived by three children, daughters, Jane Bowers and grandchildren, Maeghan and Damon MacSween, all of Sydney and Margaret Bolas and husband, Peter, granddaughter, Rennie, Bristol, England, one son, Adrian Bowes and wife, Kim, grandchildren, Kierien, Raven and Leigh, Winnipeg; one brother, Tony Bowers, wife Molly, children, Clare, Dominic, Victoria and Lucy, all of Suffolk, England.
Bernard was predeceased by his beloved wife, Myra (Whittingham) Bowers and his parents, William and Kathleen Bowers.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
89, Glace Bay
Elma Campbell, 89, of 50 Currie St., Glace Bay died at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999.
Born in Ingonish, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Sarah (Murphy) Rideout. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's, Glace Bay.
Mrs. Campbell is survived by a son, Raymond (Marg), Toronto; granddaughter, Velvet (Mrs. John Martin), Alberta; sisters, Ellen, Liverpool, N.S., Charlotte, Neil's Harbour, Ida, Ingonish, Elsie, Milton, N.S., and by friends, Hector and Darlene Debison whom she lived with and five grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, William and three brothers.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Monday, Jan. 18, 1999 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Glace Bay under the direction of Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, Glace Bay. Service will be conducted by Richard Volkes.
Margaret Cecilia Douglas
48, Toronto (Glace Bay)
Margaret Cecilia Douglas, 48, of Toronto, Ontario, formerly of Glace Bay, died Friday, Jan. 15, 1999 in Toronto.
Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of Josephine Douglas Nurse and the late Robert Nurse. Besides her mother, she is survived by one son, James, five daughters, Jenny, Robyn, Lisa, Tracey, and Ann and 17 grandchildren, all of the Toronto area. She is also survived by two brothers, Robert, Glace Bay, and Charles Joseph, Halifax, and three sisters, Rose (Mrs. Donald Bruce), Eastern Passage, Heather McDonough, Glace Bay and Vivian Nurse, Spryfield and by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held in Toronto. Arrangements are incomplete. Obituary entrusted to Curry Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay.
Dr. Donald M. Fergusson
85, Glace Bay
Dr. Donald Mcdiarmid Fergusson, 85, of 15 Hickman St., Glace Bay, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999 in Glace Bay Hospital.
Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Angus and Alexis (Mcdiarmid) Fergusson.
Dr. Fergusson was an elder of Knox United Church, Glace Bay. He was a graduate of Mount Allison University (B.A. Class of 1937) and Columbia University (M.A.Ed. Class of 1947). He was a former principal of Morrison Glace Bay High School and, from 1971 to 1980, he was Superintendent of Schools for the Town of Glace Bay. It was under his term as Superintendent that the music and band program was introduced in Glace Bay schools. In 1978 he was honoured with a Doctor of Laws degree by Mount Allison University in recognition of his contribution to education and community endeavours. Dr. Fergusson served on the Mathematics Committee for Nova Scotia High School Curriculum and was chief reader for mathematics with the Atlantic Provinces Examining Board. He was Past President of the Retired Teachers Association and of the Nova Scotia Headmasters Association; past Vice President of the Nova Scotia Teachers' Union and a past member of The American Association of School Administrators.
Dr. Fergusson was a member of The Tyrian Youth Lodge No. 45, Glace Bay, The Philae Temple of The Cape Breton Shrine, Victoria Lodge of Perfection, Keith Sovereign Lodge Chapter of Rose Croix, Nova Scotia Consistory; was Past District Deputy Grand Master of the Masonic Order and Past Patron of Cape Breton Chapter No. 12 of The Order of The Eastern Star. In 1993 he was awarded the Masonic Meritorious Service Medal. He was a member of the Gaelic Society of Cape Breton and was Past President of Clan Ferguson.
Dr. Fergusson is survived by his wife, the former Marguerite MacCuish; daughters, Beryl (Ed) Davis and Barbara (Charles "Kip") MacLean, both of Glace Bay; grandchildren, Donna Davis, Barbara (Cecil) Musgrave, Allison Davis, Heather MacLean, James MacLean, Susan MacLean; great-grandsons Matthew and Alex Musgrave.
He was predeceased by brothers, John Pringle in infancy and Matthew.
Friends are invited to gather at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 19 at Knox United Church, Glace Bay, at which time a memorial service will be conducted by the Rev. David MacLean assisted by the Rev. Eric Lynk.
Members of the Masonic Order and the Eastern Star are requested to gather in the church by 3:45 p.m. The family will receive friends in the Memorial Hall of Knox Church following the service. Private committal will be held at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to The Patten Funeral Home, Glace Ray.
Donations to Glace Bay High School Academic Trust are suggested as memorials.
Guida M. Gallagher
65, Bangor, Maine
Guida M. Gallagher, 65, died peacefully Jan. 16, 1999 at a local healthcare center.
She was born February 18, 1933 in Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Googoo) Toney.
She is survived by her husband, James K. Gallagher of Bangor; two daughters, Terry Lynn and her husband David Marshall of Sydney, N.S., Annmarie Gallagher of Bangor; six sons, Christopher Gallagher of Boston, Mass., Nelson, Phillip, Wayne, Roger and Anthony Morris, all from Eskasoni N.S.; three stepchildren, Linda and her husband, Norman St. Pierre of Auburn, John Gallagher of Portland, Michael Gallagher of Houlton; one sister, Angeline and her husband, John Hobbs of Sydney, N.S.; two brothers, George Toney of Eskasoni, N.S., Peter Toney of Calgary, Alberta; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandson.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Lawrence and John L. Toney, one sister, Mary Toney. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Monday at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bangor with the Rev. Frank J. Murray, pastor, celebrant. Interment will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Bangor.
Moffat A. Gray
76, North Sydney
Moffat Alton Gray, 76, a resident of 26 Clifford St., North Sydney passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999 at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney.
Born in Birchridge, Victoria Co., N.B., he was a son of the late Thomas G. and Annie (McLellan) Gray. He was employed as an Electrical Dept. Foreman with Marine Atlantic until his retirement. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Carlton York Regiment of the Canadian Army. He was a member of Branch No. 19 Royal Canadian Legion and a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.
Surviving are his wife, the former Mildred Jones; one son, Moffat Gray Jr.; six daughters, Dorothy Bissett, Joy Fraser, Gay Tizzard, Vivian MacLean, Debbie MacDonald and Diana Smith; 22 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by four brothers, Tom, Charlie, Clyde and John and three sisters, Theresa, Emma and Alice.
He was a loving husband and father. He will be loved and missed.
"Sleep on my darling, take your rest,
They miss you most who loved you best."
Till we meet again, you're in my heart and my heart will go on for you. Visitation will be held from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Jack Wainwright officiating. Burial to take place at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. No flowers by request.
Neil Matheson, a life long resident of Marion Bridge died peacefully Friday, Jan. 15, 1999 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney in his 90th year.
Born in Marion Bridge, he was a son of the late Angus and Mary Ann (Morrison) Matheson. He was the last member of his immediate family.
He was employed with Sydney Steel Corp. and retired from the Electrical Dept. He was a member of St. Andrews Lodge of Cape Breton No. 7 and recipient of 50 year Jewel in 1995.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, the former Sadie MacKeigan; three daughters, Marie (Ken) Nicoll, Texas, Gloria (Gene) Scott, Florida and Joan (Louis) Townsend, Ontario; three sons, Ross (Jessie Mae), Marion Bridge, John (Linda), Texas and Stewart (Erin), Florida; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by four sisters, Annie, Mary Belle, Sara and Mary Effie, two brothers, Alexander and John W. and two grandsons.
Visitation took place in Sydney Memorial Chapel Sunday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel 3 p.m. today (Monday) with Rev. Lewis Crewe officiating. Interment in Oakfield Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
Lillian Marie McIntyre
Funeral service for Lillian Marie McIntyre, 63, of Cole Harbor and a former resident of Glace Bay will take place 11 a.m. Tuesday at the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Chapel, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Burial will take place in St. Johns Cemetery with Fr. P.C. Bisson officiating.
Clarence Bernard Michael
41, Waycobah, First Nations
Clarence Bernard Michael, 41, of Waycobah, First Nations died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999 at home.
Born in Baddeck, he was the son of Dorothy (Googoo) Michael, Waycobah and the late Wilfred J. Michael. He was a carpenter by trade. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Parish, Waycobah. He was an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 123 Whycocomagh. He owned and operated Michael's Convenience Store Waycobah.
He is survived by his wife, the former Madeline Young; daughters, Lydia Marie, Michelle Margaret, twin daughters, Bernadette and Bernice and Carrie Anne, all of Waycobah; sons, Richard Joseph and Anthony Daniel, both of Waycobah; sisters, Bernadette (Mrs. William Young) and Katie, both of Waycobah, Janie (Mrs. David Stevens), Wagmatcook; brothers, Andrew Joe and Alex Joe, both of Waycobah and Lester, Wagmatcook and two grandsons, Tevin Joseph Nicholas and William James Michael.
Besides his father, he was predeceased by his sister in infancy.
Visitation will be after 7 this evening (Monday) at the family residence 298 Reservation Rd., Waycobah. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Danny MacLennan officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh.
90, Marion Bridge
Frank Mombourquette, 90, of 2578 Highway Rd., Marion Bridge, formerly of Whitney Pier, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in South Bar, he was the son of the late Peter and Exilda (Fougere) Mombourquette. He was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Sydney. He worked for many years at the Whitney Pier Coal Piers as a coal trimmer for Sydney Steel Corp.
He is survived by one daughter, Lori (Mrs. David Hiles), Abbotsford, B.C.; one son, David Francis, Sydney; a special caregiver, Caroline Novak; three sisters, Mrs. Gladys Corbett, Sydney, Mrs. Hazel Fanning, Sydney and Mrs. Tillie Gillis, Toronto, Ont.; three brothers, Lawrence, Sydney, Henry, Toronto and Charlie, Sydney Mines and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, the former Alice Miller, one daughter, Mrs. Helen MacDougall and five sisters, Mary, Libbie, Elsie, Jessie and Charlotte.
The late Mr. Mombourquette will have visitation at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel Tuesday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Redeemer Church with Rev. E. MacDonald officiating. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
James (Jim) Moules
James (Jim) Moules, 59, formerly of Whitney Pier, passed away at Mount Sinai Hospital 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.
Margaret Muir Musial
68, Glace Bay
Margaret Muir Musial, 68, of Valley View Complex, Nolan's Lane, Glace Bay and formerly of Maple Ave., Glace Bay passed away peacefully at Glace Bay Health Care Complex on Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of Margaret (MacCurdy) Allen and the late William Allen. She was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church in Glace Bay.
Besides her mother, she is survived by her companion Frank McIntyre; her two daughters, Shelley Musial (Wellington) and Ann Boone (Jerry); her brothers, John (Stella), Sydney, Archie (Christine), Glace Bay; her sister, Mary (Earl) Mollons, Sydney and four grandchildren, Brian and Jodi Boone and Michael and Blair Duhamel.
Margaret was predeceased by her husband, Reggie, her brothers, Billie and Norman and a sister, Roseen Toms.
Visitation will be held at the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay Monday and Tuesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place at St. Mary's Anglican Church 2 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. Fev Arnold officiating. Burial will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cape Breton Palliative Care or a charity of choice.
Mildred Ann Walsh
Mildred Ann Walsh, 85, of Sydney, formerly of Gabarus, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Blandford, N.S., she was a daughter of the late David and Ada (Bourgoyne) Cleveland. She is survived by three sons, David (wife Nancy), Digby, Ira, Prospect, N.S. and Charlie (wife Sharon), South Bar; seven grandchildren, Rebecca Woodworth, Tracy Hird, Judy Spidle, Matthew, Jennifer, Liam and Jeremy Walsh; three great-grandchildren, Wesley, Hudson and Charlotte Woodworth and one sister, Inez Coolen, Hubbards, N.S.
She was predeceased by her husband, Sidney and several brothers and sisters.
At her request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private family service will be held at a later date. Interment will be held in Lakeview Cemetery, Gabarus.
Memorials may be made to Cape Breton Palliative Care or any charity.