Mary (Sampson) Darveau
86, Sillery, Quebec
At St.-Brigid’s Home, April 11, 1999, at the age of 86 years and seven months, passed away Mary Sampson, wife of the late Maurice Darveau. She resided in Sillery, Quebec.
Mother of Marcel (Johanne de Lauriere); grandmother of Philippe and Julie; sister and sister-in-law of Thomas (Bessie Braind), Freddy Mombourquette (Agnes Guillis), Mrs. May Sampson (late Albert Samson), Therese Darveau. She also leaves to mourn, her nephew Jacques Darveau (Therese Lisotte) and their son the late Stephane; also the children of the late Fred Evong and the late Margaret Sampson, the late Cornelius Sampson and the late Stella Boudreau, the late Simon Sampson and late Sabine Sampson and of the late Albert Evong, children of the late Charles Darveau and the late Leonie Simard, the late Wellie Darveau and the late Annette Hoccks, the late Paul Darveau and the late Aline Forget, the late Raymond Darveau and the late Germaine Labrecque and the late Yvette Darveau and the late Georges Bussieres; and many cousins and friends.
No visitation. Service to be held on Tuesday, April 13, 1999 at 2 p.m. at Tres St-Sacrement’s church, 1330, Ch. Ste-Foy, Quebec City where the family will receive condolences one hour prior to the funeral service. At a later date the ashes will be placed at the mausolee of the Parc Commemoratif La Souvenance, 301, Rang Ste-Anne, Ste-Foy.
Donation to St-Brigid’s Home Foundation, 1645, chemin St. Louis, Sillery, Quebec, GIS 4M3 or mass offering.
Special thanks to the personnel of St. Brigid’s Home for the care provided.
Viola Smith, 84, of Breton Bay Nursing Home, formerly of 245 Alexandra St., died Friday, April 9, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Born in Harbour Grace, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late George and Wilhemia (French) Nichols. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Harbourview Congregation.
She is survived by one son, William (Bill), Burlington, Ont.; two grandchildren, Shaun and Kristina; seven sisters, Susan Gushue, Edna Dobson, Dorothy (Doug) Brophy, Babe (James) Hallohan, all of Sydney, Nellie (Garnet) Ellis, Etobicoke, Ont., Catherine Bailey, Elizabeth (Thomas) Creber, Ontario; three brothers, Charles, Gerry, Walter, all of Sydney.
She was predeceased by her husband William in 1964; one brother, Wesley; one sister, Hazel.
Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel Sunday 7-9 p.m. and Monday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. with funeral service in the chapel Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Clarence MacGillivray officiating. Interment in Eastmount Cemetery.
Memorials to N.S. Heart and Stroke of Lung Association.
Edith M. Westbury
Edith M. Westbury, 85, of Bryant Street, Sydney, died Saturday April 10, 1999, at Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Colin and Martha (Wells) Keefe.
She is survived by two daughters, Judy (Bernie) Kozera, Sydney, and Mary Jane (Leo) Gargan, Halifax; two sons, Robert (Marilyn), Edmonton, Alberta, and David (Carol), Calgary, Alberta; 10 grandchildren, Rob, Ann, Sheri, Julie, Marnie, Robert, Jody, Ross, Erin and Patrick; three great-grandchildren, Kelsey Ann Lloyd and Matthew and Julia Kokan; one sister, Marjorie (Polly) Merrick, Halifax.
She was predeceased by her husband Robert J.; sister, Elsie Gillis in November; also by nine sisters and two brothers.
Funeral service will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel Monday, 10 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
90, Glace Bay
Daniel Farrell, 90, formerly of Upper 4th Street, New Aberdeen and a resident of Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney for the past 25 years, passed away Sunday, April 11, 1999, at the nursing home.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Alex and Margaret Farrell. He was a former member of St. John’s Church, New Aberdeen. Mr. Farrell was a veteran of the Second World War and was wounded in action. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family, but is survived by many cousins.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Alex, Joseph and Larry, sisters, Anne Mae Farrell, Sadie Farrell and Jean Wentworth.
Visitation for the late Mr. Farrell will be held in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 12:30 until the time of the funeral at 2 p.m. in St. John’s Church, New Aberdeen where mass will be celebrated with Fr. Paul McGillivray officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
Louis Vernon Ihasz
Louis Vernon Ihasz, 32, passed away suddenly as the result of an accident, on Sunday, April 11, 1999, in Baddeck, N.S.
He was the beloved son of Rev. Louis and Mary (Hill) Ihasz and loving brother of Andrew Paul Ihasz, Phoenix, Ariz., U.S.A.
Born in St. Catharines, Ont. on Sunday, May 22, 1966, Louis was a graduate of Baddeck Rural High School class of 1986 and was on the Dean’s List of the 1988 graduating class of Devry Technical Institute in Toronto, Ont. He received his diploma as electrical engineering technician. He was a member of Greenwood United Church, Baddeck and an active volunteer in his community.
Louis was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Irene and Vernon C. Hill and his godfather and uncle, Vernon A. Hill, and by his paternal grandparents, Louis and Rosalia Ihasz.
Besides his parents and brother, he leaves behind many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Louis will be sadly missed by his family and by his many friends.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of MacAskills Funeral Home, Grant Street, Baddeck. Visitation will take place Tuesday, April 13 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 14 at 2 p.m. in Greenwood United Church, Twinning Street, Baddeck. The service will be conducted by the Rev. David Lutz assisted by Louis’ uncle the Rev. Vincent Ihasz. Committal service will take place in Little Hill Cemetery in Fourchu, N.S., Thursday, April 14 at 12 noon.
Family flowers only, please. Memorial donations many be made to Greenwood United Church Memorial Fund or to Fourchu United Church.
Mrs. Sissie (Neil) MacLeod
Mary Margaret (Sissie) MacLeod, 84, of 918 George St., Sydney, passed away peacefully Monday, April 12, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Iona, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary E. (MacNeil) Redquest. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish, Sydney and also a 40-year member of the CWL.
She is survived by one son, Donald (Lynda), Sydney; one brother, Charles Redquest, Sydney; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Neil, in 1975, a daughter, Mary, in 1962, daughter-in-law, Maude, in 1997, sisters, Mary, in infancy, Isabel, stepsister, Mary, brothers, John and Anthony in infancy and Mike, Roddy, Ronald, Steve, Arthur, stepbrother, John, stepmother, Kate, a granddaughter, in infancy.
Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral service 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Church, with Rev. Dan MacDonald officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Memorial donations may be made to Palliative Care or a charity of one’s choice.
We love you and miss you “Shir” – Natasha, Glenn and Nicole
Catherine M. (Kay) MacNeil
Catherine Monica (Kay) MacNeil, 55, a resident of Boularderie, passed away peacefully at home Monday, April 12, 1999, surrounded by her loving family and friends.
Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Blanche (Rose) Boutilier. She was predeceased by her husband, Aubrey F. MacNeil and by her son, Aubrey F. II.
Kay was the only female underground employee with the Cape Breton Development Corp. and was an active member of the United Mine Workers of America.
Her treasured memories are left with her fiancee, Dannie (Rockie) Rockwell; two daughters, Cathy and Coreen and their husbands, John Gouthro and Darrell Bennett; one grandson, D’Arcy Bennett; three sisters, Mary Richards, Elizabeth Thompson and Bernadette Hoben; two brothers, Alexander and Colin and also numerous friends who hold a special place in their hearts for her.
Visitation will be held this evening (Tuesday) 7-9 and Wednesday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in the W. J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral mass will take place 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph’s Church, North Sydney. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of N.S. or the Canadian Cancer Society.
Ainslie (Shadow) Sharpe
Ainslie (Shadow) Sharpe, 74, passed away Thursday, April 1, 1999, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, N.S.
Born in Bonavista, Nfld., he was a son of the late Hector and Mary-Ann (Porter) Sharpe. He worked for Sydney Steel for 22 years before moving to Kitchener, Ont. where he worked and resided for 25 years. He returned home in 1997 and took up residence in Kentville, N.S.
Surviving are brothers, Robert, Walpole, Mass., Lionel, Howie Centre, Hector Jr., Tempe, Ariz., George, Sydney and sister, Louise Hackett, Kentville (with whom he resided).
There was no service by request. Cremation has taken place with burial at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville.
John (Jackie) Addicott
68, Reserve Mines
John “Jackie” Addicott, formerly of 21 Tompkinsville, Reserve Mines, died peacefully Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Jackie was an Alzheimer’s patient at Breton Bay Nursing Home for the past four years.
Born in Glace Bay, Jackie was the son of the late Andrew and Irene (Campbell) Addicott. He was an employee of Devco for 35 years and served as financial secretary for Phalen Local with great integrity.
He is survived by his wife, Mary (Smith) Addicott, Reserve Mines; sons, Wendell (Jean), Kitchener Ont., Paul (Laura), Halifax; daughters, Ruthanne (John Tobin), Victoria B.C., Leone (Minh Nguyen), Seattle, Wash., Patricia (Gordie Andrews), Dartmouth; brothers Robert, Glace Bay, Bruce, Petawawa, Ont. He is also survived by many precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by sisters, Edith and Leone.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 15, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Mass to take place Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Reserve Mines, with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial to take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or charity of choice.
Mary Jane Barron
84, Ingonish Harbour
Mrs. Mary Jane (Mae) Barron, 84, of Ingonish Harbour, died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in St. Peter’s, Richmond County, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Sarah (Sadie) MacDonald. She was a member of St. Peter’s Parish, Ingonish, and was known for her love of animals having housed many neighbourhood strays. Mae will be sadly missed by her family of nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.
She was predeceased by her husband, Godfrey and a brother, Allan.
Visitation will be in the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Ingonish, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. in St. Peter’s Church with the Rev. John Morrison officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
John Peter (Cookie) Boychuck
56, Reserve Mines
John Peter (Cookie) Boychuck, formerly of Reserve Mines, died Monday, April 12, 1999, at the Oshawa General Hospital, Ontario.
He was the son of the late John and Margaret (Boutilier) Boychuck. He was a former member of St. Joseph’s Parish, Reserve Mines.
He was predeceased by a sister, June Donovan.
Cookie will be sadly missed by sisters and brothers: Betty Thomson, Peggy Morgan, both of Ontario, Germaine Burns, New Waterford, Marie Hennessey, Glace Bay, Theresa Ellsworth, Dominion, Carol Athansiou, Halifax, Eileen Boychuck, Alberta, David, Gerald, both of Ontario, Joseph, New Brunswick.
Funeral services will be held in Ontario. Interment to take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Reserve, at a later date.
Joseph Daniel Corbett
45, New Waterford
Joseph Daniel Corbett, 45, of 346-10th St., New Waterford, died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital.
Born in New Waterford, he was the son of Sarah Ann (McLeod) Corbett, New Waterford and the late John T. Corbett. He was a member of Mount Carmel Church.
He is survived by his brother, Richie (Margaret) Corbett, New Waterford; four sisters, Ann (Robert) Lewis, Sydney River, Linda (Dan) Vilan, Toronto, Gail (Steve) Daix and Diane (Kenny) McLeod, both of New Waterford. Also survived by a brother-in-law, Jerry MacNeil, New Waterford, with whom he resided.
Besides his father, he was predeceased by four sisters, Mary, Debbie, Louise and Lorraine and one brother, Jimmy.
Visitation will be held today (Wednesday) 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Mount Carmel Church with Fr. Donald McGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.
Edith Josephine Huntley
Edith Josephine Huntley, of 901-500 Kings Road, Sydney, passed away Monday, April 12, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born Nov. 24, 1924 in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Catherine (Gillis) and Hugh Hill.
Edie was employed at Nova Scotia Trust, Sydney, Canada Manpower, Ottawa and Canada Post, Halifax.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Claude A; three daughters, Joanne (Charles) MacInnis, Sydney, Susan (Ken) Latham, Herring Cove, Halifax County, Patti (Brian) Murray, Fort St. John, B.C.; also surviving are five dearly beloved grandchildren, James MacInnis, Edmonton, Peter MacInnis, Sydney, Laura, Nicole, Kristen Latham, Herring Cove; one sister, Kay (Cal) Noseworthy, Sydney River. Besides her loving family, Edie leaves behind a wide circle of friends and nieces and nephews.
She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her vivacious personality and kind and generous ways.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Thelma (Ivan) Richardson and brothers, Matthew and George.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. A memorial service will be held at Trinity Untied Church, Victoria Road, Sydney, Saturday, April 17, 1999 at 2 p.m. The family will receive relatives and friends following the service in the church hall.
Memorial donations may be made to Trinity United Church Hall Fund, P.O. Box 17, Pier Postal Station, Sydney, N.S., BIN 3B1 or charity of choice.
Donald (Tex) MacDonald
71, Chilliwack, B.C.
Donald (Tex) MacDonald, 71, of Chilliwack, B.C., died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, following a lengthy illness.
Born in North Sydney, he was the son of the late Charles and Netta (Belle) MacDonald. He was retired from the Armed Forces and served in the Korean War. He was a member of the Chilliwack Legion.
He is survived by two stepdaughters, Mrs. Joanne Kim, Beverly, a grandson, all of B.C.; brothers, Allan, Calgary, Rannie, Upper North Sydney, Colin, North Sydney; sisters, Flora Sibley, North Sydney, Jean, Ont.
He was predeceased by a brother, Lauchie.
Cremation took place and a memorial service was held in Chilliwack. Arrangements were made by family friend John (Spike) Edwards, who looked after his needs until the end.
Catherine (Kay) MacIssac
Catherine (Kay) MacIsaac, 82, of the Breton Bay Nursing Home, formerly of 325 Esplanade, died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at the home.
Born at Big Pond, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Catherine (MacNeil) MacIsaac. She was a former member of Sacred Heart Parish.
She is survived by five sisters, Margaret MacIsaac, Mary MacIsaac, Irene MacIsaac, Pauline MacIsaac, all of Sydney, Cecilia MacIsaac, Montreal; also survived by nieces, Paula, Donna, Maureen, Judy, all of Sydney; nephews, Richard, Big Pond, Claude, Halifax, Michael and Jimmy, Montreal and Michael Joseph, Toronto.
She was predeceased by five brothers, Duncan, Michael, Murdock, Donald and Dominick, one sister, Mary Catherine.
The late Mrs. MacIsaac will have visitation Thursday from 12:30 until service time at the T. W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel with Fr. A. O’Connor officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Donations may be made to the Transition House.
Ellen Marie MacNeil
92, Baddeck, B.C.
Ellen Marie MacNeil, 92, of Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck, died Monday, April 12, 1999, at the Alderwood Rest Home.
Born in Janvrin Harbour, N.S., she was the daughter of the late Daniel Joseph and Euphemia (Robinson) MacNeil. She was a member of St. Columba Catholic Church, Iona.
She is survived by sons, Murdock and his wife Sandra, Jamesville, Colin and his wife Eileen, Lethbridge, Alta.; daughters, Mary Murphy, MacKinnon’s Harbour, Margaret and her husband, Mike Schad, Grove City, Ohio, U.S.A., Dianne Morreau, Lagaceville, N.B.; brother, Rod, Sydney; sisters, Kaye and Violet, both of Halifax, Florence, Orangedale; 23 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Michael Dan MacNeil, son, John, sisters, Rose and Stella, brothers, Benny, Jack and Hiram and grandson, Blair Murphy.
The body is resting at St. Columba Catholic Church, Iona, with visiting hours today (Wednesday) from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 16, 1999 at St. Columba Catholic Church with the Rev. Fred Morley officiating. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Columba Building Fund or to a charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements under the direction of MacAskill’s Funeral Home, Baddeck, N.S.
Catherine A. (Kay) Power
Catherine (Kay) Power, 75, of 26 Tillock Dr., Sydney, formerly of Whitney Pier, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 12, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born at Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Andrews. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Whitney Pier.
Surviving are two daughters, Margaret Nappier, Toronto, Beverly (Victor) Doucette, Toronto; three sons, Pat (Brenda), Sydney, Joe (Joanna), Glace Bay, Bradly Campbell, Port Hood; one sister, Jessie Andrews, Sydney; one brother, Allen (Jeep) Andrews, Sydney; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by her husband Edward (Shorty) Power in 1972, one brother, Edward Andrews, two sisters, Mary Bourgeois, Theresa Andrews.
The late Mrs. Power will have visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Holy Redeemer Church with the Rev. E. MacDonald officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association.