Edmund Samuel Anthony
Edmund Samuel Anthony, 77, of Cameron Estates formerly of Lingan Road, passed away peacefully Monday, June 28, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late William and Leah (Flynn) Anthony. He retired from the machine shop of Sydney Steel after 46 years service. He was a member of Club 55 and the Steelworkers Pensioners Club.
He is survived by his beloved wife, the former Vida Champion Anthony; dear father of sons, Brad (Mary), Edmonton, Gary, Calgary; daughter, Pam (Tom) Dalziel, Lantz, N.S. Loving grandfather to Janea and Jared Anthony, Brendan and Jeffrey Dalziel. Also survived by loved brothers and sisters-in-law, Ed and Ann Champion, Bill and Sandra Champion and Pauline MacDonald.
He was predeceased by brother-in-law, Len MacDonald, brother and sister-in-law, Milton and May Champion.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Wednesday 11 a.m. with the Rev. Doug Pilsworth officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Mary Jane Delaney
Mary Jane Delaney, 74, of Scotsville, died Monday, June 28, 1999, at Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital, Inverness.
Born in Margaree, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Helen (Leblanc) Arsenault. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, South West Margaree. She was a retired member of the Lake Ainslie Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, Scotsville. She was an avid bowler and card player. She loved to sew and was well known in the area as the finest. Mary Jane, will be forever remembered by her family and all who knew her.
She is survived by two daughters, Pauline, Margaree and Madonna, Scotsville; four sons, Leonard, Toronto, Raymond, Port Hawkesbury, Douglas, Lyons Brook and Marvin, Scotsville; one sister, Isabel, Sydney; five brothers, Clifford, Linus and Joe, all of Sydney, Raymond and Robert, both of Toronto; grandchildren, Annette, Phillip, Scott, Brooke and Shannon; great-grandchildren, Tammy, Jordan, Taryn and Cameron; several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her husband, Philip, one sister, Julia, a brother, Emile.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Tuesday) in Inverness Funeral Home, and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph du Moine Church. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph du Moine Church with the Rev. Martin MacDougall officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery under the direction of Inverness Funeral Home.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital or to a charity of your choice.
Leta H. Gray
Leta H. Gray, 102, died Monday, June 21, 1999, at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.
Born in Middle Musquodoboit, she was the eldest daughter of the late Ainslie B. Shaw and Lily (MacDonald) Shaw. Mrs. Gray was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Newton, Mass. for 41 years and faithfully supported the congregation of Bethel Presbyterian Church in Sydney during the summers while in Cape Breton.
Leta Gray was predeceased by her beloved husband of 72 years, H. Stewart Gray and by a brother, Percy M. Shaw, Sydney.
She is survived by a sister, Jean M. Newell, Westmount and by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on June 24, 1999, at the United Presbyterian Church in Newton with burial taking place in Newton Cemetery
Donald John MacDonald
94, Roseburn, Inverness County
Donald John MacDonald, 94, of Roseburn, Inverness County, died Sunday, June 27, 1999, in Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital.
Born in England, he was a son of the late Hwen and Eveleen Mary (Sherrington) MacDonald. He was a retired carpenter, and a member of the Stewart United Church. He served in the Second World War with the Royal Canadian Air Force, and was a former member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 123, Whycocomagh. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Surviving are daughters, Sadie, Mrs. John Matthews, Blues Mills, Jean, Mrs. Winston Nock, Baddeck; sons, Donald N., Soapstone, Kenneth, Roseburn; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, the former Jenny Mae MacInnis, son, Wayne, sisters, Eva and Rita, brothers, Ewen, Eric, William, Charles.
Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Wednesday in Stewart United Church, Whycocomagh with Rev. Anne McKnight officiating. Burial in Stewartdale Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
John Dan MacDonald
67, New Waterford
John Dan MacDonald, 67, of 3073 MacKinnon’s Lane, New Waterford, died suddenly Monday, June 28, 1999, in the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital.
Born in Cleveland, Richmond County, he was the son of the late John Hugh and Sarah Ann MacDonald. He was a member of Mount Carmel Church. He was employed as a construction worker and was a welder by trade. He was also a member of Union No. 682.
He is survived by a special friend, Shirley Leadbeater; one sister, Florence (Mrs. Doug Cameron), West Bay.
At his request, there will be no visitation. Cremation will take place. There will be a memorial mass at Mount Carmel Church with the time and date to be announced.
Arrangements are entrusted to V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford.
There will be a memorial mass for the late Mr. MacDonald on Friday at 10 a.m. in Mount Carmel Church, with Fr. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish Cemetery, under the direction of the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes, 380 Smith St., New Waterford.
Gertrude Theresa (Tessie) MacIsaac
Gertrude Theresa (Tessie) MacIsaac, 71, of 166 Lorne St., Sydney, died Tuesday, June 29, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, after a lengthy illness.
Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William J. Flood. She was a member of St. Theresa’s Parish, Sydney.
Surviving are one son, Jamie (Heather) MacInnis and two grandchildren, Eireann and Devan MacInnis, all of Halifax; one sister, Shirley (Charles) Rowat; one brother, Gussie Flood; sisters-in-law, Isabel Flood and Ethel Flood; also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by husband, John (1998), three children in infancy, five sisters, Molly Penny, Elizabeth MacKinnon, Madeline Ryan, Dorothy MacIntyre and Magdalene Flood, five brothers, Jack, Ted, Bill, Mattie and Leo.
The late Mrs. MacIsaac will have visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in St. Theresa’s Church, Sydney with Fr. A. MacDougall officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Donations may be made to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
8, Glace Bay
Matthew Pushie, 8, of 48 6th St., Glace Bay, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 1999, at the IWK Grace Health Centre, Halifax.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of Lawrence (Larry) and Norma (Hiscock) Pushie. He was a member of Newsom United Church, Glace Bay. Matthew was a Grade 3 student at John Bernard Croak Memorial School and a former member of the John Bernard Croak Police Boys Club, Glace Bay.
Besides his parents, Matthew is survived by sister, Leeanne, brothers, Larry Jr. and Stefan, all at home; maternal grandparents, Charles and Audrey (Drinkwater) Hiscock; paternal grandmother, Joan Pushie and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Matthew was predeceased by paternal grandfather, Orville Pushie.
Visitation for Matthew will be held Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Glace Bay, with Rev. Fev Arnold and Rev. Margaret Collins officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Donations in Matthew’s memory to the IWK Grace Foundation are suggested as an expression of sympathy.
Two little hands resting
A loving heart is still,
A little son we loved is waiting
For us just over the hill.
Gerald Stevens, 37, of Wagmatcook, Victoria County, N.S., died, Sunday, June 27, 1999.
Born in Baddeck, N.S., he was the son of Ronald and Jane Julia (Isadore) Stevens. He was a member of the Queen of the World Catholic Church.
He is survived by his son Nathan and companion Ethelyne; sisters, Constance Marlene Stevens, Marcia Dennis Stevens, both of Wagmatcook; brothers, Dennis Joseph, Ronald Joseph, David Grant and Kevin Preston, all of Wagmatcook; aunts, Flora, Montreal, Caroline, Afton, Bessie, Membertou and Alena, Baddeck; uncles, Stephen Isadore, Wagmatcook; Dan Stevens and Tom Stevens both of Eskasoni; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by brothers, Keith Garfield and Carlton Douglas and sister, Deborah Jean.
The body is resting at his parents home, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Stevens of Wagmatcook with visiting Thursday after 2 p.m. and all day Friday. The funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 3, 1999 at Queen of the World Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Donovan officiating. Burial in Parish Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck, N.S.
Rachael Elizabeth (Maidment) Casey
58, Glace Bay
Rachael Elizabeth Casey, 58, of 2 Kennedy Dr., Glace Bay, died at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex, Tuesday, June 1, 1999, after a short illness.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of Violet (Poole) Maidment and the late William Henry (Harry) Maidment.
She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Shelley, son, Sean, granddaughters, Jessica and Taylor Kennedy, also by her mother, Violet Maidment, brother, William (Bill) and his wife Pauline, sisters, Judith (Allen) Jones, all of Ontario, stepsister, Muriel (Douglas) LaPlante, stepbrother, Clifford (Mildred), all of Ontario.
Besides her father, she was predeceased by stepbrothers, Douglas, Albert and Gordon.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 3, 1999, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be held Friday, June 11, 1999 at 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army Citadel with Maj. Denzel Baggs officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay.
George A. MacLeod
George A. MacLeod, 47, of 17 Douglas St., Sydney, formerly of Alexandra Street, Sydney, died Tuesday, June 1, 1999, at his residence.
Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Albert and Catherine (MacDonald) MacLeod. He was well known as a helper assistant to the C.B. Dairymen’s deliveries. He was a member of Elks Lodge and the dart league.
He is survived by two sisters, Florence Lowe, Sydney and Sandra (Charles) Novak, Prime Brook; three brothers, James, Sydney, Jackie (Mary Ann), Scarborough, Ont. and Roger, Sydney; seven nephews, Kenny, Gary, Albert, Stephen, Terry, Jeffery and Darin; two grandnephews, Ryan and Devin.
He was predeceased by one brother, Neil Alexander.
Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel today (Thursday) 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the funeral home chapel Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Burial in Hardwood Hill Cemetery.
Donald Bernard McKinnon, 81, of 188 Dorchester St., Sydney, died Wednesday, June 2, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late John and Agnes (Currie) MacKinnon. He was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Parish, Sydney. He was a member of the CNR Pensioners Club and had been employed with the CNR in the freight department for 40 years, retiring in 1980.
He is survived by three sisters, Mary (Charlie) Morley, East Bay, Catherine (Fred) MacDonald, Sydney River, Jessie McKinnon, Sydney; one brother, Rev. John MacKinnon, Sydney.
He was predeceased by four brothers, Daniel, John A., Sylvester and Alex.
The late Mr. McKinnon will have visitation Friday, June 4, 1999, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Church, Sydney with the Rev. J. MacKinnon officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Augustus (Gus) Patrick O'Neill
74, Glace Bay
Family and friends will meet Friday, June 4, 9:30 a.m. in St. Anne’s church foyer. A memorial service for the late Mr. O’Neill will begin at 10 a.m. with Fr. Doug Murphy officiating. A reception will take place after the service. Interment will follow in St. Anne’s cemetery.