H. Beatrice (Beatty) Boutilier
80, Port Morien
H. Beatrice (Beatty) Boutilier, 80, of 14 Amy St., Port Morien, Cape Breton, passed away Monday, May 31, 1999, at the home of her daughter in Port Morien.
Born in Port Morien, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Susan (Martell) Peach, Port Morien. Mrs. Boutilier was a member of St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Port Morien. She was very active in her community and held various offices in St. Paul’s Ladies Guild. She was a member of St. Paul’s Senior Choir, Red Cross Association, Port Morien Community Fair and the Regional Council of Churches.
Surviving are daughters, Gwendolyn and husband, Jimmie Struthers, Port Morien, Carolyn and husband, Bob Adams, Truro and Lois and husband, David Manley, Westmount; brothers, George, Halifax, Melvin, Donkin, Aulay, Glace Bay, Joe and LeRoy, both of Port Morien and Ted, Annapolis Valley; sisters, Frances, Seaview Manor, Glace Bay and Alice, Port Morien; also surviving are eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Elmer in 1995; twin sons in infancy; brothers, Gordon and Turner and sister, Sarah.
Visitation for the late Mrs. Boutilier will be held Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Cremation to follow. A memorial service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Port Morien with Rev. Rhys Williams, Rev. Paul Findlay, Rev. Glen Kent and Rev. James Purchase officiating. Private interment will follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Black Brook.
Family flowers only please. Donations in Mrs. Boutilier’s memory to Palliative Care Society or St. Paul’s Memorial Fund are suggested as expressions of sympathy.
Malcolm Lloyd Gillian
26, North Sydney
Visitation for the late Malcolm Lloyd Gillan who died Saturday, May 29, 1999, will be held today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in St. Andrews Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Ian MacLeod officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery.
Tyrick James Gould
Infant baby boy Tyrick James Gould born on Friday, May 28, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, passed away Sunday, May 30, 1999, at the IWK Children’s Hospital, Halifax.
He was the son of Chantal Prosper-Gould of Eskasoni and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Gould.
A family burial service will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday in Holy Family Parish Cemetery, Eskasoni with the Rev. R. MacNeil officiating.
Arrangements under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.
Duncan MacDonald, 86, of 61 Rockway Ave., formerly of Howe Street, passed away peacefully Monday, May 31, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his family.
Born in Salmon River Dec. 7, 1912, he was the son of the late Colin F. and Annie (Gillis) MacDonald. He owned and operated a sawmill and lumber business in Marion Bridge for many years and retired from that to become one of the best known harness race owners and drivers in Canada and the U.S.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Mary Anne (Thomas); seven daughters, Joan MacLean, Marion Bridge, Ann Marie (Mrs. John Gillis), Grand Mira, Bernadette (Mrs. Lucien Gauthier), Kedgwick, N.B., Helen, (Mrs. Charles Nelson), Carver, Mass., Margie (Mrs. Ken Mullins), Marion Bridge, Elaine (Mrs. Dave Fischer), Wilmot, N.S., Mary Clare (Mrs. Peter Langer), Sydney; five sons, Colin (Linda), Cyril (Donna), Hugh (Charlene), all of Marion Bridge, John (Diane), South Bar, Joe, Acton, Ont.; daughter-in-law, Debbie MacDonald, Levittown, Penn. Also by three sisters, Josephine MacDonald, Sydney, Margaret Duffy, Stuart, Fla., Kathleen Doncaster, Plymouth, Mass.; one brother, Allan (Alice), Salmon River; 35 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Stella, son, Gordon, son-in-law, Rannie MacLean, also by sisters, Sr. Stella, CND, Isabel MacDougall, Nan Currie, Mary MacPhee and a brother, Joe.
He was a member of St. Anthony Daniel Parish.
Remains will rest at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Viewing will be today (Tuesday), 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
Donations to Parkdale House or a charity of choice are suggested as memorials.
96, Reserve Mines
Lillian MacKenzie, 96, formerly of Reserve Mines, passed away peacefully Monday morning, May 31, 1999 at The Cove Guest Home, Sydney.
She is survived by daughters, Marjorie (Tom) White and Dorothy Duffy. Also survived by seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harry and a daughter, Vera.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has take place.
Arrangements to be announced.
Gordon Sydney MacLeod
Gordon Sydney MacLeod, 81, of Townsend Street, Sydney, died Monday, May 31, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Hector MacLeod and Mary (Minnie Harris) MacLeod Ackerman. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was a member of St. Andrews United Church. Mr. MacLeod was a veteran of the Second World War.
Prior to his retirement in 1980, he was employed at the Sydney Steel Plant in the Rod and Bar Mill for over 40 years. He was an avid leisure skater.
He is survived by his daughter, Patricia, at home.
He was predeceased by his wife, the former Edith Holmes, three brothers, William, Hugh and Walter, two sisters, Jessie Waring and Mary MacDonald, stepfather, William Ackerman and stepsister, Chris Earle.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Sharon Irving officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.
Lexina Marie MacLeod
Lexina Marie MacLeod, 76 of 30 Fairview St. formerly of 183 Bentinck St., died Monday, May 31, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born at Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Stephen Urban and Sarah (MacNeil) MacNeil. She was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Parish, Sydney. She was employed at Alteen Jewelers for over 25 years, retiring in 1989.
She is survived by daughter, Maureen, Mrs. Andy Culligan, Howie Center; two sons, Roy (Laurnice), North Sydney and Bruce, Ontario; sisters, Mrs. Hughena Rutherford, Sydney and Mrs. Joanne Cameron, Mississauga, Ont.; brother, Murdock (Ida), Sydney; grandchildren, Richard and Stephen MacLeod, Ian and Kyle MacLeod, Jeff, Kathleen, Carolyn, Chris and Michelle Culligan; two great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Cally MacLeod.
Predeceased by four sisters, Florence (Flossie) MacDonald, Catherine (Kaye) Peters, Monica Parks, Pauline Allen; son, Stephen and a daughter, Shauna.
The late Mrs. MacLeod will have visitation at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Tuesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Sacred Heart Church with Rev. A. O’Connor officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or to a charity of choice.
Mary Elizabeth MacLeod
Mary Elizabeth MacLeod, 85, of Breton Bay Nursing Home, formerly of 58 Union St., died Monday, May 31, 1999, at the home.
Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Catherine (MacLean) MacLeod. She was a former member of St. Joseph’s Parish, Reserve Mines.
She was predeceased by her twin brother, Kenneth in 1997.
Visitation will be held at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, today (Tuesday) from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Parkview Chapel with the Rev. A. MacDougall officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
She will always be remembered for her kindness and her sense of humour.
Glace Bay, Committal Service
The Graveside Committal service for the late Prudence Pike will be held at Black Brook Cemetery on Wednesday, June 2, 1999, at 2 p.m.
Paula Lynn Ruelland
26, Halifax/New Waterford
Paula Lynn Ruelland, 26, of 2836 Connolly St., Halifax, N.S. and a former resident of New Waterford, died Friday, May 28, 1999, in Halifax, as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of Mary Ruelland and the late Fred Ruelland. Paula was a member of Mount Carmel Church.
She is survived by her mother, Mary Ruelland; her fiance, Chris Banks; seven sisters, Noel Ruelland, New Waterford, Sharon Collier, Victoria, B.C., Debbie Ruelland, St. Catharines, Ont., Emily MacDonald, River Denys, C.B., Sheila MacIsaac, Lower Sackville, N.S., Arlene Ruelland, Halifax, N.S., Darlene Ruelland, New Waterford.
Paula was predeceased by her father, Fred, a sister, Denise and a brother, Fred Jr.
Visitation for the late Paula Ruelland will be held in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford, Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, 12 noon until the time of the funeral mass which will be held at 3 p.m. in Mount Carmel Church with Fr. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation in Paula’s memory.
Anne C. Bonnar
86, North Sydney
The late Anne C. Bonnar, 86, who passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 1999, was also predeceased by two grandchildren, Patrick and Nihal and a sister, Hughena MacDonald.
Edgar E. Francis
82, Glace Bay
Edgar E. Francis, 82, of 4 David St., Glace Bay, died in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados, Tuesday, June 1, 1999.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Albert and Mary (Biscome) Francis. He was a member of Saint Mary’s Anglican Church, Glace Bay. He worked in the coal mining industry with Devco until his retirement. He was an officer of the UNIA and also served with the Canadian Army overseas during the Second World War.
He is survived by one sister, Dorothy (Icey) Brewster as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wives, Viola and Marion, also by one brother, Krim Francis.
Services and burial took place in Barbados.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Glace Bay Brass Tack Industries or a charity of one’s choice.
Raymond Francis O’Brien
Suddenly, on Monday, June 7, 1999, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, at age 54.
Loving husband of Joan; devoted father of Tina and her fiance Derek and Darlene and her husband Jim. Loving grandfather of Quinn; dear brother of Rita (Eddie) Seymore, Mary (Bob) Lamothe, Margaret (Ron) Mossburger, Betty (Dick) Dodge, Phyllis (Fred) MacDonald, Julie (Bernie) MacEachern, Mike (Brenda) O’Brien, Joe (Dot) O’Brien, Hector (Donna) O’Brien, Ernie (Theresa) O’Brien and Rick Dorion. Also survived by his stepfather, Roy Talbot and his in-laws, Marg and Brian Swiech, David and Lori McEachern, Kevin and Shelley McEachern and Betty and Jerome Bennett and his father and mother-in-law, John and Ameila McEachern.
Predeceased by his parents, Katherine and Lawrence O’Brien.
Frank was a man who was truly happy when surrounded by family and friends. He was a member of the Kitchener Knights of Columbus and the Cape Breton Club and an employee of Walker Exhaust for 26 years.
The family received friends at the Westmount Funeral Chapel, 1001 Ottawa St.S., Kitchener (at Westmount Road), Wednesday, June 9, 1999, from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Scripture service conducted by the K of C Council 1504 was held at the funeral home Wednesday at 8 p.m. Prayer service followed at 8:30 p.m. Funeral mass was held Thursday, June 10, 1999, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Aloysius RC Church, 11 Traynor Ave., Kitchener. Interment at Williamsburg Cemetery, Kitchener.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Dr. Cathy Uymatiao, MD, FRCP(C)
46, Dumageti, Phillipines
Word has been received of the death of Dr. Cathy Uymatiao on Tuesday, June 15, 1999, in the Phillipines.
Dr. Cathy will be kindly remembered and greatly missed by her many friends, professional associates and patients with whom she came in contact while serving as Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist during the years 1985-1995. Dr. Uymatiao practiced at the former Cape Breton Hospital and later at Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Dr. Cathy’s kind, gentle spirit and her devotion to her profession greatly endeared her to all whose lives she touched.
Well done, you good and faithful servant. Matthew 25 (V21)