72, Glace Bay
David Burke, 72, of 118 School St., Glace Bay, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at the Glace Bay Healthcare Complex.
Born in Glace Bay, son of David and Mary (MacKinnon) Burke. He was a member of Victoria Presbyterian Church, Birch Grove. Employed for a number of years at Dominion Coal Company and also employed at Burke and Chiasson Painting Contractors for 30 years until his retirement. He was an avid gardener and friend to many.
Survived by his wife, the former Audrey Nicholson; one son, Wayne (Susan), Barrie, Ont.; one brother, Thomas (Eleanor) Burke, Lingan; two grandchildren, Alexander and Danielle.
Predeceased by one son, Lloyd Douglas, one brother, John, two sisters, Mary (Mrs. Michael Kuta) and Annie (Mrs. James Nolan).
Visitation will take place today (Thursday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday at the Victoria Presbyterian Church, Birch Grove with the Rev. Eric Lynk and Rev. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial in Black Brook Cemetery.
Donations to a favourite charity.
Sylvia M. Hanrahan
Sylvia M. Hanrahan, long time resident of Brookline, Mass. U.S.A., died on Monday, March 1, 1999, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center of Boston.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Sylvia (Romo) Hanrahan.
She is survived by brothers, Ronald (Catherine), Sydney, Gualbert (Elaine), Glace Bay and Ryan (Barbara) Jordan, Halifax.
She will be sadly missed by nephews, Chad and Glen; nieces, Karen (Chassť) and Kelly, uncle Ronald and wife Shirley Romo and close friend Vera (Babe) Popwell, Rexdale, Ont.; also by devoted friends and coworkers, Chris Royse and Joanne Towner, Brigham and Womenís Hospital.
Cremation took place at Faggas Funeral Home in Watertown, Mass.
A memorial service will be held at St. Anneís Church, Glace Bay, officiated by the Rev. Doug Murphy, Saturday, March 6, 1999 at 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of oneís choice.
Everett Allan Jost
81, Sydney River
Everett Allan Jost, 81, formerly of Carmichael Drive, Sydney River, passed away Monday, March 1, 1999, at Camphill Hospital, Halifax.
Born in The Dalles, Oregon, he was a son of the late Allan D. and Grace Johnson (Harris) Jost. He was a member of Christ Anglican Parish, Sydney. He was a retired chartered accountant. He was a past president and honoured member of the Kiwanis Club of Sydney, past director of the Cape Breton Royal Yacht Club, past director of the Sydney Curling Club and past director of Lingan Golf and Country Club. He was active with the Canadian Red Cross, the VON, and a member of Yendys Investment Club.
Mr. Jost was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Royal Canadian Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Constance (Compton) North; three sons, Allan and Philip, both of Bedford, Robin, Switzerland; two step-children, Robert, Halifax, Susan, Guelph, Ont.; eight grandchildren and four step-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Marjorie Campbell and one sister, Kathleen.
Visitation will be held in Christ Church, Thursday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. where funeral will be held 10 a.m. Friday with Rev. Glenn Kent officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
C. Allister MacInnis
C. Allister MacInnis, 63, of Sydney died Monday, March 1, 1999, at home.
Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late John C. and Kathleen (McAllister) MacInnis. He was a lifetime resident of Sydney and the last surviving member of his immediate family.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place.
A memorial service will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.
Donations may be made to a charity of oneís choice.
Dan Grant (Donnie) MacKillop
84, Grand River, Richmond County
Dan Grant (Donnie) MacKillop, 84, of Grand River, Richmond County, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at the McGillivray Guest Home, Sydney, where he resided for the past two years.
Born in Fergusonís Lake, Richmond County, he was the son of the late Roderick and Effie (Matheson) MacKillop. He was a retired fisherman. He was an adherent of the Grand River Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Christine (Morrison); one son, Ronnie (Chris), Sydney; one daughter, Shirley (Buddy) MacKay, Grand River; four grandchildren and sisters, Mary Snelly, Burlington, Mass., Dolena Bontempo, Newton, Mass., Annie MacKay, Grand River and Jemina Shaw (Neil), Westmount.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by one brother, John F. and two sisters, Florence and Rachel.
Visitation will be in Grand River Presbyterian Church this evening (Thursday) from 7-9 and Friday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. where funeral will be held 2 p.m. Saturday with Pastor Kevin Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Fergusonís Lake.
Memorial donations may be made to Grand River Presbyterian Church, Lakeview Cemetery, or charity of choice. Funeral is under the direction of the Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peterís.
Annie Myrtle (Aucoin) MacNeil
77, Glace Bay
Annie Myrtle (Aucoin) MacNeil, 77, of 3 Crescent Dr., Glace Bay, died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at the Halifax Infirmary.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Burke) Aucoin. Annie was a devoted member of St. Anthonyís Parish, Passchendaele, Glace Bay and was a member of the senior choir.
She is survived by her husband, John S. MacNeil; sons, Jack (Marlane) MacNeil, Glace Bay, Paul (Ruth) MacNeil, Oshawa; daughters, Gwen (Reg) Martell, Port Morien, and Marie (Tom) Young, Hills Road, Cape Breton; one sister, Margaret Terry, Glace Bay and one brother, John Aucoin, Donkin.
She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Michelle and Mark Martell, Allyson (Tom Hickey) and Lindsay MacNeil, Steven and Laura Young and Michael and Ryan MacNeil and one great-grandchild, Matthew Martell.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by one sister, Rita Campbell and four brothers, Jim, Art, Melvin and Gerald Aucoin.
Visitation will be held in Curry Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay, Friday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthonyís Church with Rev. Jake Andrea officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice.
Christelda V. MacPherson
Christelda V. MacPherson, 78, of 30 Mapleridge Dr., Sydney and formerly of Sand Lake, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late James and Mary (Lynk) MacPherson of Sand Lake. She was employed at The Cove Guest Home in Sydney as a Dietary Aide for 14 years.
She is survived by sisters, Annie Cox, Truro, Thelma (Mrs. Ken MacRury), Birch Grove, Valerie (Mrs. Lewis Linton), Bois de Filion, Que.; brothers, Allister (Barbara), Dartmouth and J.R. MacPherson, Sand Lake.
Predeceased by sisters, Pearl and Marguerite, brothers, Clarence, Lawrence and Clinton.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today (Thursday) in the Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. David MacLean officiating. Burial in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Family flowers only, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Everett Penny, of Powasson, Ont., passed away peacefully in his 79th year at North Bay General Hospital Tuesday, March 2, 1999.
Born in Donkin, he was the son of the late William and Mary (MacIntosh) Penny. He served with the RCAF overseas during the Second World War. He was at one time president of the Powasson Legion for a number of years.
Survived by two sons, Bill (Phyllis) and Kip (June); two daughters, Carol Quick and Linda (Gary), all of Ontario; 14 grandchildren; two sisters, Gladys Miller, Victoria, B.C. and Elizabeth Greer, Port Morien; two brothers, Art (Lora), Cambridge, Ont. and Bill (Helen), Port Morien.
Besides his wife, the former Etta Gibson, he was predeceased by three brothers, Mark, William and Clifford.
Visitation was held Wednesday and will be held today (Thursday) in Paulís Funeral Home, Powasson. Cremation to follow.
James William (Papa) Trenholm
James William (Papa) Trenholm, 87, of Boularderie, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at the Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck.
Born at Timber River, N.B., he was the son of the late Capt. William and Matilda (Phaffauser) Trenholm. He was a member of St. James Presbyterian Church, Big Bras díOr. He was a veteran of the Second World War and served with the Royal Canadian Navy for six years as an engineer. Papa worked for the Department of Highways from 1950-1962 and the Department of Transport as lighthouse keeper until his retirement in 1976.
He is survived by three sons, Ralph (Theresa) and Victor ďTedĒ (Joyce), both of Boularderie, Robert (Pat), Calgary, Alta.; two brothers, Harry, Halifax and Thomas, Murray Harbour, P.E.I.; six grandchildren, Debbie, Lynn, Susan, Kim, Tammy and Corey; eight great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, the former Stella Pearl, one sister, Evelyn, one brother, Ralph and also several half-sisters and one half-brother.
The late Mr. Trenholm will have visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in St. James Presbyterian Church, Big Bras díOr with the Rev. Richie Robinson officiating. Burial in St. James Cemetery, Big Bras díOr.
Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. James Presbyterian Church, Big Bras díOr.
Mary Ann Chiasson
Mary Ann Chiasson, 91, Halifax, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at Melville Lodge.
Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late James and Louise (LeFort) Aucoin.
Surviving are sons, Warren, New York, Douglas, Halifax, Patrick, Montreal; adopted daughter, Sister Theresa, Mabou, Inverness County; sister, Cecile Germaine, Weymouth, Mass.; four grandsons and a great-grandson.
She was predeceased by her husband, Davis Chiasson, son, Gordon, four brothers and three sisters.
Cremation has taken place. Funeral at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax.
E. Frank David
E. Frank David, 84, of 53 Champlain Ave., Sydney, died, Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at home.
Born in Sydney, N.S., he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Abraham David. Mr. David along with his brothers operated Davidís Markets in Sydney for many years. He was a member of Temple Sons of Israel, Sydney and a member of Bínai Brith. He served with the 86th Bridge Company during the Second World War.
He is survived by one son, Raphael, Toronto and one sister, Minnie Cohen, Sydney; two grandchildren, Matthew and Michael.
He was predeceased by his wife, the former Ella (Hyman), a sister, Elsie (Parris), five brothers, Jake, Benny, Nathan, Simon and Goodman.
Funeral services will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel, today (Friday) 2:30 p.m. with burial at Hebrew Cemetery.
76, Minneapolis, Minn.
Aloisius Donovan, 76, of Minnesota, passed away Monday, March 1, 1999.
Born in Glace Bay, he was son of the late Timothy and Mary Donovan. He was a veteran of the Second World War having served overseas with the Cape Breton Highlanders.
He is survived by his wife, Karen, Minnesota; five sons and one daughter, Abbey; two stepsons and one stepdaughter; brother, Tim Donovan, Glace Bay; niece, Shirley McCuish, aunt, Mrs. Elizabeth Labelle and nephews, all of Glace Bay and Ontario.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Jim, Francis and Bill and a sister, Ann.
Burial will take place in Minnesota.
Howard Clair Etheridge
Howard Clair Etheridge, 83, of Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney, passed away Thursday, March 4, 1999 at the home.
Born in Margaree, he was a son of the late William and Isabel (Ross) Etheridge. He was a member of First United Church. He retired from Sydney Steel Heavy Mills Dept. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
He is survived by one nephew.
He was predeceased three sisters, Grethal, Lenora and Isabel.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in Sydney Memorial Chapel with Rev. Thomas Whent officiating. Interment in Margaree Cemetery.
74, Glace Bay
Gert Reid, 74, of 16 Tanya Dr., Glace Bay, passed away peacefully at St. Josephís Hospital, Brantford, Ont., while visiting with her daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Al MacDougall.
At the time of her death she was fortified by the Last Rights of the Roman Catholic Church.
Born in Glace Bay, she was a resident of the Hub area for more than 50 years. She was a kind and loving mother and grandmother who will be forever cherished by her three daughters, Blanche (Ron) Behnan, Cardiff, Wales, Catherine (Al) MacDougall, Brantford, Ont., Georgina (Jamie) Haynes, Halifax; three sons, Emerson Jr. (Brenda) and Charlie, both of Glace Bay and Ronald, Brantford, Ont.; 11 grandchildren, John and Justin Behnan, Shawn Carrigan, Allan MacDougall, Jenna and Jillian Reid, Robbie, Rebecca and Christina Reid, Emily and Jessica Reid, and one sister-in-law, Marguarite MacDonald, Sudbury, Ont.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, Emerson in 1997 and her parents, Jenny Clements and Malcolm MacDonald, a brother, (Mack) MacDonald and two sisters, Aggie and Catherine (Sis).
She was a devoted member of St. John the Baptist Church, New Aberdeen. She was an avid bingo and dart player and was a member of the Ladies Hub Tuesday Night Dart League for more than 25 years. She was a fun loving person to everyone during her life and was always there for people who needed her, even during her troubled times. She always had a smile and a joke to cheer people up when they needed it most.
Visitation will be held in Curry Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay Sunday 7-9 p.m. and Monday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Church with Rev. Paul MacGillivray officiating. Donations may be made to the St. Johnís Parish Building Fund or charity of choice.
Keep a place in heaven for us, until be meet again.