Francis Leo (Frankie) Bennett
Francis Leo (Frankie) Bennett, 65, of 245 Whitney Avenue, Sydney, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 1999 at home, with his loving family at his side.
Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late John Arthur and Lillian (Joseph) Bennett. He was a member of St. Theresa Parish. He was a retired auto mechanic and owner/operator of Bennett Transmission, Sydney. He was an avid antique car enthusiast and garnered numerous stock car racing wins in his day.
He is survived by his wife, the former Anna Collins; three daughters, Shelley (Spyro) Trifos and Carol Forrest, both of Sydney and Lori (Ron) MacDonald, Marion Bridge, and one son, Francis, Harvey Station, N.B.
During the last several years, when not helping and comforting friends and relatives, he treasured the time spent with his devoted grandchildren, Matthew, Jeremy, Jonathan, Jessica and Jullian.
He is also survived by five sisters, Marion Benoit, Mary Fraser, Joan MacIntosh, Patricia Kendall and Helen MacKinnon and five brothers, Arthur, Clarence (Buddy), Rudolph (Rudy), George and Anthony (Tony), all of Sydney.
Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel Monday and Tuesday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Theresa Church with Rev. Angus MacDougall officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery.
Annie MacDonald, 73, of Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney, formerly of Glace Bay, passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999 at Breton Bay Nursing Home.
Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Ronald and Agnes (Turnbull) MacDonald.
She is survived by one daughter, Florence (Mrs. Richard Butler), Sydney; one son, William Gallant, Mississauga, Ont.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Florence (Mrs. James Fraser), Sydney and Bridget (Mrs. Harold Goode), Sydney.
She was predeceased by one sister, Vinnie and four brothers, James, William, John and Edward.
Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel Monday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held in St. Theresa Church 10 a.m. Tuesday with Rev. Angus MacDougall officiating. Interment in St. Annís Cemetery, Glace Bay.
Marion G. (Veva) Stone
62, Sampsonville, Richmond Co.
Marion G. (Veva) Stone, 62, of Sampsonville, Richmond Co., died Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999 at the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston.
Born in Sampsonville, she was the daughter of the late Joseph E. and Dorothy (Burke) Landry. She was employed by Canada Post as a mail driver for RR#2 St. Peterís for more than 30 years. She was a member of the ladies auxiliary of St. Petersí Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 47. She was a member of Lakeside Community Association and the St. Peterís Roman Catholic Church.
She is survived by one son, Rolland and daughter-in-law, Linda and grandchildren, R.J., Chantal and Haley, brothers, Keats (Florence) and John (Marlene), all of Sampsonville, Luke (Norma), Truro and Gordon (Sandra), St. Peterís and sisters, Olga (Mrs. James Burke), St. Peterís, Shirley (Mrs. Clifford Carter), Sampsonville and Pauline (Mrs. Charles Fougere), French Cove and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Stone, and one brother, Clarence in infancy.
Visitation will be in the Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peterís Monday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Funeral will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Peterís Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Francis Cameron officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peterís.
Frank D. MacDonald
Frank D. MacDonald, 66, of Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney, formerly of Boularderie, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 1999, at the home.
Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Frank and Christina (Patterson) MacDonald. He was a longtime employee of Cape Breton Dairymen.
He is survived by four children, Frank (Nancy), Edmonton, Jenny (Terry), Front Lake, Carey (Kate) and Terri (Mike), of Ottawa; three grandchildren, Christopher Batstone and fiancee, Amie Bona, Sydney, and Georgie and Haley MacLellan, Ottawa; two brothers, Winston and Neil, Sydney; his childrenís mother, Marguerite MacLellan, Oromocto, N.B., and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by one brother, Cyril, sister-in-law, Anne MacDonald and nephew, Neil.
There will be no visitation by request. A funeral service will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel 2 p.m. Friday with Rev. Ritchie Robinson officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Margaret May McLeod
North Vancouver, B.C.
Margaret May McLeod, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999.
Predeceased by husband, Roderick John.
She is survived by sons, Keith R., Brian K.; grandchildren, Brynne, Leah and Brett, as well as many other relatives and friends.
Visitation 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, at Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Dr., West Vancouver, B.C.
Funeral service to be held 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 1999 at St. Andrews United Church, 1044 St. Georgeís Ave., North Vancouver, B.C.
Hollyburn Funeral Home, phone (604) 922-1221.
Elsie M. Millard
83, North Sydney
Elsie M. Millard, 83, of Moulton Avenue, North Sydney, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 22, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Jane May (Allen) Whittle.
Elsie was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney and a life member of the Branch No. 19, Royal Canadian Legion, Ladies Auxiliary. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by two daughters, Doris Hatcher (Wilson), Glen William, Ont., and Deborah MacDonald, North Sydney; one son, Robert (Darlene) Millard, North Sydney; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Elsie was predeceased by her husband, William, son, William, son-in-law, David, sister, Jessie and three brothers, William, Arthur and Stanley.
Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in the W. J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Jack Wainwright officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of choice.
James F. Morrison
65, North Sydney
James F. Morrison, 65, of Tobin Avenue, North Sydney, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at home.
Born in North Sydney, he was a son of the late John and Anastasia (MacIntyre) Morrison. Jim had been employed as a stevedore with Marine Atlantic until his retirement. He was a member of St. Joseph Church, North Sydney and was an avid bowler.
He is survived by his wife, the former Lois Rahey; a stepson, Robert and wife Michelle and their children, Jennifer and Amanda; five sisters, Theresa (Mrs. Donald Burke), Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Kay (Mrs. William Gardiner), North Sydney, Phemie Menard, Big Bras díOr, Mary Lee (Mrs. Fraser MacPherson), Miriam (Mrs. Gerard Morrison), both of Sydney Mines; one brother, Gerard (Colette), Baddeck.
He was predeceased by a sister, Ann Winnifred.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral mass will be held Friday 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 a charity of choice.
Helen Frances Munroe
93, Boston, Mass.
Helen Frances Munroe, 93, of Boston, Mass. died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
Born at New Harris, Victoria County, she was the daughter of the late Dan and Wilena Munroe. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She resided for many years in the United States.
Cremation has taken place and burial will be in Boston, Mass.
Marcel J. (Pinky) Saule
Marcel J. (Pinky) Saule, 74, a resident of 364 Gibbon St., New Waterford, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, in the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital.
Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Barthelemy and Marcelle (Reygal) Saule. He was a member of Mount Carmel Parish in New Waterford. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Royal Canadian Artillery in Continental Europe, the United Kingdom and Canada. He operated his own barber shop in New Waterford for many years. Upon retiring, he later joined the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires.
He was a 50-year member of Branch 15 Canadian Legion, 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 3209, a volunteer member of the Mount Carmel Joy Program and member of the New Waterford Pensioners Club.
Surviving is his beloved wife of 43 years, Zena (MacLennan) and he was a devoted father to four daughters, Lois Lamoureux, Ottawa, Karen MacMillan, Elaine (Robert) Oliver, all of New Waterford and Simone (Michael) McPhee, Reserves Mines; one brother, Mark (Porky) Saule. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Andrew, Jeffrey, Alexander, Ryan, Kristen, Kyle, Liam and Sean.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Maurice.
The late Mr. Saule will be resting at the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes, 380 Smith St., New Waterford, Thursday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Mount Carmel Church with Fr. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Cremation will follow. Burial of ashes will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery. The KOC are asked to assemble in the funeral home for prayers Thursday evening at 7:30.
Behind every one of our dreams,
there is his quiet strength,
his encouragement and his love -
a special bond between daughters
and their dad, a special kind of love
that lasts forever.
Russell (Dusty) Gordon Stockley
Russell (Dusty) Gordon Stockley, 33, of Ingonish, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 1999, at the Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck.
Born in Neilís Harbour, he was the son of Agnes (Cooke) Stockley and the late Charles Stockley. He was a member of St. John Anglican Church, Ingonish and was employed in the fishing industry.
Besides his mother, he is survived by three sisters, Lila (Mrs. Jim Smith), Calgary, Alta., Wanda and Kim, Ingonish; four brothers, Brian (Barb), Port Alice, B.C., Richard (Leona), Garry (Rita) and Earl, all of Ingonish; nieces, Joliene, Amy, Kimberlee and Pamela and nephew, Jody.
He was predeceased by his brother, Blair and sister, Esther.
Visitation will be held in the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Ingonish, today (Wednesday) from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in St. John Anglican Church with Rev. Chris McCann officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
As memorials, donations may be made to the charity of choice.
78, North Sydney
Lenora Wilson, 78, a resident of Regent Street, North Sydney, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Louisa (Osborn) LeMoine.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by eight daughters, Clara Robarts, Dora Fudge (Ben), Florence King (Wilfred), Dorothy Young, Dianne McKee (Ross), Veronica Ashford (Arthur), Laura Plowman, Heather Young; five sons, Jim (Mary), John, Bob, David (Dorothy), Steve (Theresa); 38 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Jerome Ernest, four daughters, Mary, Sheila, Shirley and Anne, two sisters, Bridget and Sarah, three brothers, Garfield, James and George.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Wednesday) in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Thursday 2 p.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with the Rev. Jack Wainwright officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery.