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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 106

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Date: Thursday, 20 March 2008, at 9:56 p.m.

Arnold F. Abraham
67, North Sydney
Arnold F. Abraham, 67, a resident of 1 Beacon Cres., North Sydney, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in Margaree Valley, he was a son of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Leadbetter) Abraham.
For a period of time Arnold worked as a woodsman and at Fraser’s Mill in Margaree Valley. He was very active in his community, volunteering for many charitable organizations in North Sydney and was a devoted member of the Fulton Orange Lodge.
He is survived by one daughter, Georgia Abraham (Ralph), North Sydney; one stepdaughter, Cherlene Mills, Florence; two stepsons, Keith (Adeline) Marks, Margaree Valley, Arthur (Jean) Pink, Glace Bay; sister, Beatrice, Pictou; brother, David, St. Catharines, Ont.; eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; also survived by very close friends, Bertha Marks, John MacLean and Rose Aylward.
He was predeceased by two brothers, William and Alex, one sister, Lila and two daughters and one son in infancy.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in St. Patrick’s Hall, Northeast Margaree. Funeral service will be held Friday 2 p.m. from Margaree Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Stephen Fenton officiating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Evelyn Margaret Derrien
75, Ontario
Evelyn Margaret Derrien, passed away after a lengthy illness at Allendale House, Milton, Ont., on Wednesday, April 14, 1999, in her 75th year.
Beloved wife of Frank, mother of Frank Jr., Calgary, Alta., Sharon (Richard Ross), St. Catharines, Ont., Wayne and Valerie (Milton); sister of Belle (Jones) and the late Jake McInnis. Also survived by eight grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Holy Rosary Church, May 8 at 5:30 p.m.

Colina Patricia (Helen) Gallant
55, Glace Bay
Helen Gallant, of 397 Reserve St., passed away Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at the QEII Health Science Center, Halifax.
Born in Port Morien, she was a daughter of the late David and Bessie (MacIntosh) Cathcart. She was a member of Holy Family Parish Church.
She is survived by her husband, Cyril; daughters, Leah, Glace Bay, Michelle (Joey) Morrison, June (Steve) Bredy and Corri, all of Halifax; sisters, Margaret Brown, Glace Bay, Annie Butts, Port Morien, Ruth Aker, Sydney; brothers, David Cathcart, New Jersey, Barney Cathcart, Earl Cathcart and Douglas Cathcart, all of Port Morien.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by an infant daughter, Norma Jean, sisters, Rita and June.
Visitation will be at Curry Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated Friday at 2 p.m. at Holy Family Church, MacKay’s Corner with the Rev. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Holy Family and St. Joseph’s Cemetery Fund or to a charity of choice.

Robert Grant
75, Glace Bay
Robert Grant, 75, of 12 Pitt St., Glace Bay, died Sunday, April 25, 1999, at his residence.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Hillier) Grant. He was an adherent of Knox United Church, Glace Bay. Robert worked with the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission in Glace Bay for a number of years and was bartender at Branch 3 Legion, Glace Bay until his retirement.
Survived by his sister, Christina, Connecticut; 10 nieces and five nephews.
Predeceased by sisters, Josephine, Reta, Edith, Catherine, Sara and a brother, John.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A private memorial service will be held Saturday, May 8, 1999 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. David MacLean officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay.
Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Knox United Church or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements entrusted to Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, Glace Bay.

Mary C. (Mae) MacDonald
New Waterford
Mary C. (Mae) MacDonald, of 700 King St., and formerly of 3316 Warren Ave., New Waterford, died peacefully Tuesday, April 27, 1999, in the Maple Hill Manor.
Born in Bridgeport, she was the daughter of the late Ronald and Margaret (Rigby) MacSween. She was a member of Mount Carmel parish and the CWL. She was a longtime member of the Liberal Party of N.S. and Canada. Mrs. MacDonald was a graduate of the New Waterford General Hospital School of Nursing. She was a housemother for the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital School of Nursing Assistants for several years. She was also president of the St. Gerard’s Nurses Guild at the New Waterford General Hospital.
Surviving are daughters, Marilyn (Karl) Marsh, New Waterford and Jackie (Harvey) Ross, River Ryan; sons, Jerry (Joanne) MacDonald and Lorne MacDonald, both of New Waterford. Also surviving are her sister, Sadie (Dr. Charles) Miller, New Waterford and a special nephew, Charles Mason, Hamilton, Ont.; grandchildren, Bill Ross and Marilyn Kalbhenn, River Ryan, Bruce Marsh, New Waterford, Susan Deruelle, New Waterford, Karla MacNeil, Laurie MacCormick, both of Fort McMurray, Alta., Mark MacDonald, Taiwan, Angela and Cora Beth MacDonald, New Waterford; great-grandchildren, Rebecca and Aaron Ross, Andrew and Eric Kalbhenn, Kate, David and Heather Marsh, Karl Malcolm MacNeil, Ethan and Kellan Deruelle.
She was predeceased by her husband, Edison, in 1966, also brothers, Hugh F., Charles, Ronald, Daniel and Peter O. MacSween, sisters, Bessie (Wilfred) Bates, Gertrude MacSween and Margaret Mason (Buddy).
Visitation will be in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford, Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass Thursday 10 a.m. in Mount Carmel Church with Fr. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.

Lloyd Martell
78, St. Catherines, Ont.
Lloyd Martell passed away suddenly at St. Catharines General Hospital on Sunday, April 18, 1999.
He was the beloved husband and best friend of Leona. Dear father of Lin and Jerry Whitaker; also survived by his brother, Donald, Main-a-Dieu.
A celebration of his life was held at Patrick J. Darte Chapel, St. Catharines. Interment was at Niagara Lakeshore Cemetery.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to the charity of their choice.

William James Pomeroy
86, Sydney
William James Pomeroy, 86, of Breton Bay Nursing Home, formerly of Richmond Street, Sydney, died peacefully Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Charles and Anastasia (Forrestal) Pomeroy. He retired from Sydney Steel. He was a member of the Salvation Army Whitney Pier Citadel. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
He is survived by six daughters, Lucille Leonard and Stella Murphy, both of Ontario, Margaret Quan, Glace Bay, Edie Miller, Sydney, Eunice Phillips, Glace Bay, Jacqueline Noseworthy, Sydney; two sons, Bill and John, both of Ontario; 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his loving wife, Helen Mary Johnson in 1986, one sister, Vivian and two brothers, Raymond and John.
There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held in Hardwood Hill Cemetery today (Wednesday), April 28, 1999 with Capt. Catherine Paddock officiating.

William Reid
55, Winnipeg
It is with deep sorrow, the family of William V. Reid, announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather.
Bill went quietly, after his courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. Bill, age 55, passed away at the Health Science Centre in Winnipeg on Friday, March 12, 1999.
Left to cherish his memory, is wife Mary Rose; son, Blair (Pam) and daughter, Lorna (Mike) and three wonderful grandchildren, Taryn, Michaela and Megan. He also leaves behind his younger brother Manning, Nova Scotia; his greataunt, Stella, Carbonear, Nfld. and also stepsisters, Marion, North Sydney, Helen, Sydney and a stepbrother, Gordon, Bras d’Or. Bill will also be missed by his good friends, Merv and Lynn Rice, Allan and Olive Dyck and John and Joyce Kinloch, Moose Jaw, Sask. and Bill and Gary Salamander, Flin Flon, Man., as well as his many close friends from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, along with his neighbours and friends in Winnipeg.
He is predeceased by his parents, Robert and Lorna and his son, Brian.
Bill was born Dec. 3, 1943 in Sydney, N.S. He married Mary Rose in 1965. Bill was a heavy duty mechanic in the Canadian Armed Forces from 1961-1982. He was an avid sportsman and loved hunting and fishing.
Cremation has taken place. A celebration of his life was held Wednesday, March 17, at 1:30 p.m. at Desjardins Funeral Chapel, 357 rue DesMeurons, a reception followed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Desjardins Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements. 1-888-233-4949.

Michael Ryan
Ontario
Michael L. Ryan died peacefully at Humber River Regional Hospital, Toronto, Ont., on Monday, April 26, 1999.
Loving husband of Sadie Mae Ryan (nee: Jackson) and father to Terrance Edward. He was the son of the late William and Teresa Ryan. He will be missed by his sister Theresa Juberney (John), St. George, Ont. Brothers John, Tillsonburg, Ont., and Edward, Dunsford, Ont. and nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by sisters, Margaret Rahal, Mary Richardson and brothers, William and Pat.
Cremation will take place. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Anastasia (Nellie) Atwell
67, Sardis, B.C.
Anastasia (Nellie) Atwell, 67, Sardis, B.C., passed away on Monday, April 25, 1999, after a short illness.
Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine Sernyk.
Besides her husband, Hugh, she is survived by daughters, Debbie and Nancy; sons, Robert (Trudy) and Brian Coates. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Sarah, Denny and Graham; one sister, Anne Fortin, London, Ont.; brother, Steve, Sydney and stepbrother, Peter, U.S.A.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Orin (Buster) Coates and a stepbrother, Peter Baen.
Funeral arrangements to take place in B.C.
Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Robert Edgar Bennett
81, Halifax
Robert Edgar Bennett, 81 of 1333 South Park St., Halifax, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 1999, in QEII New Halifax Infirmary.
Born in Sydney, he was the youngest son of the late Robert and Elfreda (Davis) Bennett. He began a career in broadcasting with CJCB Radio in Sydney and was a producer with CBC Radio, Halifax when he retired.
Surviving is one brother, Fred (Elizabeth), Sydney; two nephews and three nieces.
He was predeceased by his brother, Roy.
Cremation has taken place and committal will be in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney at a later date.
Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice.

Christena (Tena) Campbell
92, Baddeck
Tena Campbell, 92, of Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck, died peacefully Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at her residence.
She had not been ill. She simply went to sleep.
Known to her friends and family only as “Tena” she was loved by the entire Saint Columba Parish community. She had been a resident of Alderwood Rest Home since 1990 and had become a friend to everyone there.
Tena was born in Port Morien, but she spent her formative years in Sydney and later married Rod J. Campbell of Jamesville West and moved there to help maintain a farm.
Mrs. Campbell is survived by one son, Stan and his wife Susan, Traverse City, Mich. and four grandchildren, Roddie, Lloydminster, Alta., Mark, Newmarket, Ont., Michael (MacLennan), Halifax and Helen (Mrs. Val MacDougall), Sydney; five great-grandchildren, Roddie, Kayla, Katie, Michael and Gregor.
Her husband, Roddie Campbell predeceased her in 1989.
Tena was an active member of Sacred Heart Mission in MacKinnon’s Harbour and Saint Michael’s in Baddeck.
Visitation will be Friday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Mission, MacKinnon’s Harbour and funeral will be at 2 p.m. with Fr. Donovan of Saint Michael’s presiding.
In lieu of flowers, please include a donation to the charity of your choice.

Ethel Ruth Coughlan
Sydney
Ethel Ruth Coughlan (Mrs. William A.) of Louisbourg died in her 101st year on Friday, Feb. 12, 1999, at The Cove Guest Home, Sydney.
Born Ethel Ruth MacKinnon in Boston, Mass., on May 13, 1898 to an old Cape Breton family, she was the daughter of John L. MacKinnon of Framboise and Maggie Stewart of New Harris. Her great-grandfather, Hector MacKinnon, who emigrated from Carinish, North Uist in the 1820s, was one of the pioneer settlers of Framboise. She was the last living grandchild of his son, Donald MacKinnon of Framboise who was born in North Uist, and Christine MacCuspic who emigrated as a child from the Island of Bernaray with her parents. She was also the great-granddaughter of Donald Stewart and Isobel Thompson who emigrated from Skye to New Harris, C.B. in 1830.
Like many of their time, her parents John L. MacKinnon and Maggie Stewart moved to Boston for employment in the 1880s. There they married and had their family, but in 1902 returned to Cape Breton to raise their four children, settling in Louisbourg.
Ethel attended schools in Louisbourg and Sydney, after which she taught school in Marion Bridge. She then took registered nurse’s training at he Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal. She was the last surviving member of the 1922 graduating class. She practiced nursing in Montreal where she met and married William A. Coughlan, a mining engineer.
During his career she accompanied her husband on his extensive travels in Northern Ontario, Quebec and Alberta. Mr. Coughlan lost his life in a drowning accident in Northern Ontario in 1949.
In the early 1940s she returned with her two young sons to the family home in Louisbourg to care for her ailing mother, and never left. She was soon well known and respected throughout the Louisbourg community as a skilled and compassionate nurse and an active churchwoman.
She raised her two sons in Louisbourg where they excelled academically and went on to follow in their father’s footsteps in engineering and geology.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her son, William K. (Billo) Coughlan, Brampton, Ont. in 1992; by brother, Donald John MacKinnon, Glace Bay and sisters, Sadie (Roy) Martell, Burnaby, B.C. and Dr. Christine (Rev. John Knox) MacInnes, Halifax.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Louis and Huguette Coughlan, Tracy, Que.; daughter-in-law, Jean Coughlan, Brampton, Ont.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The memorial service will be held at First United Church, Louisbourg, at 2 p.m. June 24.

Robert Grant
75, Glace Bay
Robert Grant, 75, of 12 Pitt St., Glace Bay, died Sunday, April 25, 1999, at his residence.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Hillier) Grant. He was an adherent of Knox United Church, Glace Bay. Robert worked with the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission in Glace Bay for a number of years and was bartender at Branch 3 Legion, Glace Bay until his retirement.
Survived by his wife, Betty Clements; two stepdaughters, Paula and Michelle MacDonald; sister, Christina, Connecticut; 10 nieces and five nephews.
Predeceased by sisters, Josephine, Reta, Edith, Catherine, Sara and a brother, John.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A private memorial service will be held Saturday, May 8, 1999 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. David MacLean officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay.
Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Knox United Church or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements entrusted to Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, Glace Bay.

Bertha Marion Peach
85, North Carolina
Friends will regret to hear of the passing of Bertha Marion Peach, 85, of Burlington, N.C. on Saturday, April 10, 1999.
Born in Round Island, she was the daughter of the late Arthur L. and Janie (Phillips) Dillon. She was a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Burlington. Bertha was employed as a school teacher and taught at the former Burlington Business College.
She leaves to mourn, husband, Warren; sisters, Mrs. Ethel Nicoll, Glace Bay, Mrs. Jean Jones, North Carolina, Mrs. Kay Mikkelsen, Marion Bridge; brothers, Eldridge, Nova Scotia and Leslie, Ontario.
Predeceased by brothers, Wilfred, Ira, Louis, also by sister, Anna Lewis.
Funeral service and burial took place in North Carolina.

Annie Mildred (MacKenzie) Robinson
87, Glace Bay
Annie Mildred (MacKenzie) Robinson, 87, of Seaview Manor, died Wednesday, April 28, 1999, at the home.
Born in Port Morien, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Ann (Bagnell) MacKenzie. She was a member of St. John’s United Church, Port Morien and at one time was a member of the St. John UCW. She was a chartered member of the Mira Gut Women’s Institute. Also a member of the Mira Gut Garden Club, when it was active.
She is survived by three daughters, Rae (Mrs. Gary MacKillop), Glace Bay, Marilyn Hilborn, Welland, Ont., Shirley (Bob) Ward, Wilmot, Annapolis Valley; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters, Muriel MacDonald, Glace Bay, Phyllis Wadden, a resident of Seaview Manor and Beulah Martell, Mira.
She was predeceased by her husband, Ewen, one granddaughter, Kim, brothers, Will, Tom and Charles, sisters, Alma Smith and Lillian Hickman.
Visitation will be held Friday, April 30 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held Saturday, May 1 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jim Chisholm officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to St. John’s United Church or Seaview Manor.

Julia Catherine White
95, Inverness
Julia Catherine (MacIntosh) White, 95, Inverness, went to sleep peacefully surrounded by family at her home on Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
Born in Inverness in 1904 she was the daughter of the late Allan Kenneth MacIntosh, and Mary Margaret (MacQuarrie) MacIntosh. She was a life time member of the United Church Women and very active in her community and St. Matthew’s United Church.
Julia will be sadly missed by family, sons, Kenneth (Kay), Sydney, N.S., Stewart (Colleen), Windsor, N.S. Percy (Jessie), Ontario, James (Winnie), Inverness; daughters, Margaret, Inverness, Judy, Dartmouth. She is also survived by 23 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren also numerous nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her husband Stewart, daughters, Norma and Georgina, four brothers and two sisters. Julia was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Visitation will take place Thursday and Friday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. with funeral Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s United Church, Inverness. Interment in Strathlorne Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew’s Church, Inverness.
May God hold her in the palm of his hand and grant her eternal peace.

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