Jeesie Frances Anderson
86, Sydney Mines
Jessie Frances Jobe Anderson, 86, a resident of Miners Memorial Manor, passed away Monday, June 7, 1999, at the Manor after a lengthy illness. She died as she lived, with dignity, surrounded by her family.
Born in Sydney Mines, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Catherine (MacIntyre) Walsh. She was a member of St. Pius X Parish, Sydney Mines and a member of the parish CWL. She was a lifetime member of Breton Branch 8, Royal Canadian Legion, Sydney Mines. Throughout her life she enjoyed bingo and playing cards. She was a volunteer for the Salvation Army and the cancer society. She was an avid knitter who could never see a child without mittens.
She is survived by her daughters, Catherine Young, Marie (Lavato) Harrietha, Sydney Mines and Eileen (Donny) Dolomont, North Sydney; her sons, Martin (Peggy) Anderson, North Sydney and John (Pauline) Jobe, New Brunswick and her very special brother-in-law, Gordon Jobe. Also surviving are three stepbrothers in Boston; 19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her first husband, John F. Jobe, second husband, Martin (Dick) Anderson, her daughter, Marcella Jobe Cadwell, her son, Donnie Jobe and her first cousins, Catherine Gillian and John MacIntyre.
Visitation today (Wednesday) 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Church with Rev. Tony MacDonald officiating. Burial in St. Josephís Cemetery.
Kathleen Anne Bradley
Kathleen Anne Bradley, 50, of Baddeck, died Monday, June 7, 1999.
Born in Inverness, N.S. and raised in Little Narrows, she was the daughter of Kathleen (MacRitchie) and the late Malcolm MacLean.
She was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Baddeck. Anne graduated from Baddeck Academy in 1968 and received her diploma in laboratory technology in 1971. Anne was much loved by staff and patients during her almost 30 years as a lab technologist at Victoria County Memorial Hospital. Anne was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church Ladies Guild and choir. As a 10-year veteran and co-organizer of the Cabot Trail Relay Race, Anne best exemplified the camaraderie and good times which are its mission statement. A long time member of Baddeck Runners Club she will always be remembered for her unfailing spirit and unique training schedule. Anne, a wonderful wife, mother, and friend was also a creative volunteer and community builder.
Anne is survived by her husband, Terry, son, Robert, daughters, Jo-Anne and Jessica; three brothers, Malcolm (Moxie) Roseburn, Murdock, Blues Mills and Allister, London, Ont.; two sisters, Shelia and Tracey, both of Calgary.
She was predeceased by her father, Malcolm MacLean, sister, Linda Jean (Mrs. Ronald MacMillan), brother, John Gillis in infancy.
The body is resting at MacAskill Funeral Home with visiting hours from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, 1999. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 1999, at Knox Presbyterian Church with Rev. Lloyd Murdock and Rev. Brenda Drake officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter/St. John Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Victoria County Memorial Hospital Charitable Foundation.
Mary Jane Green
81, Schooner Pond Road
Mary Jane Green, 81, of Seaview Manor and formerly of Schooner Pond Road, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Gerry and Catherine (Brown) Green. She was an adherent of St. Lukeís United Church, Donkin. She was employed for 43 years at the old Glace Bay General Hospital. She was a member of the Queen Victoria Rebekah Lodge No. 63.
Miss Green is survived by a sister, Peggy MacLeod, Port Caledonia; brothers, Jefferson (Elise), Port Morien, Jerry (Florence), Schooner Pond Road and several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by stepmother, Elizabeth, stepbrother, Thomas Miller and brother, Edward.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 10 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, June 11 in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jim Chisholm officiating. Burial will be in St. Lukeís Anglican Cemetery, Port Caledonia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Donald MacDonald, 76, of Harbourview Hospital, Veterans Wing, formerly of 34 Melrose Dr., Westmount, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999, at the Harbourview Hospital, Sydney Mines.
Born at Boisdale, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (MacSween) MacDonald. He was a member of Holy Rosary Parish, Westmount and a member of Royal Canadian Westside Legion Branch No. 126. He had served overseas with the Cape Breton Highlanders during the Second World War, in Italy and Holland. Donald had been employed for 25 years at Sydney Steel Corp. in the open hearth department retiring in 1971.
Survived by his wife, the former Josephine MacLennan; daughters, Theresa (Jim) Small, Westmount, Mary (Ron) Harding, Halifax, Tena (Tim) Krajacovic, Lombard, Ill.; sons, Joseph (Marie) Edwardsville and Michael, Halifax; a sister, Sr. Joseph Carmel (Margaret), Sisters of Charity, Halifax; grandchildren, Jessie, Francis, Shannon, Breagh, Tyler and one great-grandchild, Terry.
Predeceased by a son, Gerard in infancy, a sister, Mary Christena (Tena), brothers, Michael, Allan and John and by 10 half-brothers and half-sisters.
The late Mr. MacDonald will have visitation at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Holy Rosary Church with the Rev. Dan MacInnis officiating. Interment in the parish Cemetery, Westmount.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Donald will always be remembered by his family and friends as a kind and gentle soul whose presence will be missed but always felt.
William H. (Bunter) MacEwan
67, St. Peter's
William H. (Bunter) MacEwen, 67, of St. Peterís, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 1999, at Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, after a short illness.
Born in St. Peterís on March 14, 1932, son of the late John and Annie (MacKenzie) MacEwen. He was a retired postmaster, St. Peters. He was a member and elder of St. Peterís United Church.
Being a lifetime member of the community, he was a member of Richmond Lodge No. 97, St. Peterís. Being a Past Master of the Lodge and at the time of his passing treasurer. He was also a member of Philae Temple in Halifax and the Causeway Shrine Club, Port Hawkesbury.
He was a member of the Canadian Postmasterís Association and the International Society of Postmasters. Having worked in the post office in St. Peterís for 38 years, retiring in 1985.
An avid fiddler, pianist and accordion musician, he was a member of the Cape Breton and Richmond Fiddlers Association. During his early days he played many dances and concerts throughout Cape Breton. He was also a founding member of the St. Peterís Volunteer Fire Department; a member of the St. Peterís Royals Baseball Club and an avid Toronto Maple Leafs and St. Louis Cardinals fan. He was a former school board trustee and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 47, St. Peterís.
He is survived by his son, Bill (Sharon), Rothesay, N.B.; daughter, Kathy (Mrs. Colin MacDougall), St. Peterís; grandchildren, Jennifer, Jason, Shawn, Kaitlin and Piper. He is also survived by a brother, Harvey (Marsha) MacEwen, St. Peterís and a sister, Eva Prime, St. Peterís.
He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Irene Flood and a brother, Kenneth.
Visitation will be held today (Wednesday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, St. Peterís. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday from St. Peterís United Church with Rev. Donald MacDonald officiating assisted by Rev. Francis Cameron. Interment will be in the Lakeview Cemetery.
Masonic service will be held Thursday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial donations to the Cancer Society or the Dr. William B. Kingston Memorial Clinic, LíArdoise would be appreciated by the family.
Adelaide F.A. Meadows
Peacefully on Sunday, May 23, 1999, at Oakview Place, Winnipeg, aunt Adelaide passed away at the age of 91 years.
She is dearly loved and treasured by her two nieces, Bette Brown and her husband Kelvin, Winnipeg, their children, Dennis, David (Karen) and Olwyn (David Lewis); Sylvia Skinner, Marion Bridge and her husband Mack, their children, Brad (Sharon), Lori, Deanna, and Barry and grandchildren.
Adelaide was born in Sydney, N.S., Dec. 25, 1907, the second daughter of John and Emily McKnight.
As well as her parents, Adelaide was predeceased by her sister, Carrie Allen, brothers, Frank and Jack McKnight as well as her husband, Frederick Meadows. Having no children of her own, Auntie loved and cared for her nieces and nephews as if they were his own.
Adelaide was always a perfect lady with a myriad of friends. She successfully owned and operated a jewelry store in Sydney for many years. She was also a well known violinist and played in orchestras in all the cities she lived in. When Adelaide moved to Winnipeg at the age of 80 she joined the Winnipeg Pops Orchestra, the Meadowwood Ensemble as well as singing in Sturgeon Creek United Church Choir and continued until she was 88.
Cremation has taken place under her wishes.
Mary Dolena O'Calaghan
Mary Dolena OíCallaghan, 82, of Monteith Avenue, Westmount, passed away Monday, June 7, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Big Ridge, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (MacDougall) Armstrong. She was a member of Westmount United Church and a choir member for more than 40 years. She was also a member of the Westmount Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Sidney; one daughter, Donna (Harold) Pearce, Lake Echo, N.S.; two sons, Barry (Barbara Cameron), Sydney, Roger (Mary), Westmount; three grandchildren, Johanna, Julie and Jamie; one sister, Myrtle Goldie, Sydney.
She was predeceased by two sons, Chalmers and Gordon, four sisters, Catherine, Mildred, Lillian and Frances, three brothers, Allan, Philip and Douglas.
Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel, today (Wednesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in Westmount United Church, Thursday, 2 p.m. with the Rev. Bernice Spracklin officiating. Interment in Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Diabetes Association.
George A. Boutilier
George A. Boutilier, 62, of Halifax, passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 7, 1999, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax.
He was a son of the late John Frances and Mary Agnes (Hines) Boutilier, Reserve Mines. He was a member of St. Josephís Parish, Reserve Mines and Vimy Legion Branch 27, Halifax. He was employed for many years in industrial Cape Breton as a car salesman before moving to Halifax. He enjoyed automobiles, pool, baseball and meeting people. He made many friends over the past number of years, both in Cape Breton and Halifax.
He is survived by sons, Robert Boutilier (Janet Ogilvie), Glace Bay and Bradley Boutilier (Charlene), Halifax; sisters, Margie (Mrs. Ernie Campbell), Ann (Mrs. Roger Leduc), both of Halifax, Mary Boutilier, Reserve Mines; grandchildren, Kevin, Kelsey and Sarah; nephews, Michael, Derrick and Tommy.
He was predeceased by son, Kevin and brother, Cecil.
Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held at St. Josephís Parish, Reserve Mines, Monday, July 12 at 11 a.m.
Donations may be made to St. Josephís Cemetery, Reserve Mines, or the charity of your choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax.
70, Lowell, Mass.
Costas Kevghas, 70, of Lowell, Mass., passed away Thursday, July 8, 1999, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.
Born in Lowell, Mass., he was the son of the late Stephen and Angela (Ladas) Kevghas. He was employed as an English teacher. Mr. Kevghas served in the Korean War and the Second World War.
He is survived by his first wife, Claire Pare (Kevghas) and second wife, Carole Toupin; daughters, Stephanie Doyle, Glace Bay, Melissa Kevghas, Westford, Mass.; sons, Costas (Chuck) Kevghas Jr., South Dakota, Paris Kevghas, Scott Kevghas, both of Glendale, Ariz., Craig Kevghas (Laura), Westford, Mass. and Stephen Kevghas, U.S. Air Force, Maryland; sisters, Florence Kyriazos (Paul) and Avra Noonan (Richard). Also surviving are eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
There will be no visitation for the late Mr. Kevghas. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 1999, at Holy Cross Church with Fr. John Graham officiating.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation are suggested as an expression of sympathy.
Arrangements are under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay.
Arthur Benjamin (Ben) Leblanc, 68, of 619 Bras díOr Road, Florence, passed away peacefully Friday, July 9, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in Florence, he was the son of the late Alex and Lillian (Jessome) Leblanc. He was a member of St. Stephenís Parish, Florence.
He worked in No. 3 Colliery, Florence and in Princess Colliery, Sydney Mines. He was also a ticket seller at the tourism mine at Princess Colliery.
He was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 83, Florence. He was treasurer of the sponsoring committee for 602 McCurdy Squadron Air Cadets. He was a member of the Menís and Mixed Dart League of Florence Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Penny) and six children, Renť (Marilyn), Digby, Shaunna (Mrs. Roddie Gillis), Florence, Brett, Bridgewater, Michele (Mrs. Donnie Bianchini), Bras díOr, Penni (Mrs. Paul Mullin), Antigonish, Corey, at home and seven grandchildren.
He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Marguerite MacIntyre, Florence, Dougie and Georgie, Sydney Mines, Helen MacNeil, Bras díOr, Sister Marie, Bethany, Antigonish, Purvis, Florence, Mae MacLean, Boisdale, Louis, Thoreau, Ontario, Juanita Daye, Bras díOr, Elaine Wheeler, Sydney Mines, Rosella Steele, Oshawa, Ont., Dannie, Sydney and Gary, Florence.
He was predeceased by a brother, Clarence and three brothers in infancy.
Visitation will be held today (Saturday) from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral will take place Monday at 2 p.m. in St. Stephenís Church, Florence with the Rev. A. D. Campbell officiating. Burial in St. Stephenís Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
A.R. John MacKenzie
A.R. John MacKenzie, 73, Halifax, died on Friday, July 9, 1999, at home.
He was born in Christmas Island, Cape Breton and was the son of the late Joseph N. and Sarah Agatha (Bryden) MacKenzie. He worked for the Department of National Defense for 30 years.
He was predeceased by his wife, Florence E. (Gillis) MacKenzie.
He is survived by four daughters, Margaret, Mildred, Sandra and her husband Tom Marriott, all of Halifax, Dr. Mary MacKenzie and her husband Nathan Allcott, and three grandchildren, Natalie, Julia and Michael Allcott, all of Cary, N.C. He is also survived by two brothers, Michael, Christmas Island and Joe, Sydney and one sister, Marie MacLellan Fisher.
He was predeceased by four sisters, Elizabeth, Agatha, Mary Ann, Agnes and Sr. Mildred, two brothers, Fr. Neil and Archie.
Visitation is 2-4, 7-9 p.m., Sunday at Snowís Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral mass will be held at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Lawrence Church, 3743 Dutch Village Road, Halifax; followed by a prayer service at 4 p.m. at St. Barra Church, Christmas Island. Burial will be in St. Barra Church Cemetery. Reception at Christmas Island Fire Hall. No flowers or perfume please.
Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.
Donald Murdock MacLeod
70, Baddeck Bay
Donald Murdock MacLeod, 70, of Plaster Mines Road, Baddeck Bay, died Friday, July 9, 1999, at home.
Born in Boston, U.S.A., he was the son of the late Donald and Catherine (MacLeod) MacLeod. He was an adherent of the Greenwood United Church, Baddeck.
He is survived by three brothers, Henry, North Sydney, Kenneth D. and Winston, both of Plaster Mines Road; sister, Anna Margaret MacDonald, Boston.
He was predeceased by one brother, Harvey.
The body is resting at MacAskill Funeral Home with visiting hours Monday, July 12, 1999, 12-1:30 p.m. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 12, at MacAskill Funeral Home, with David Lutes officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.
Family flowers only by request. Donations may be made to a charity of oneís choice.
Arrangements under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck.
George Aloysuis (Allie) McMullen
George Aloysuis (Allie) McMullen, age 65, of 13 McKinnonís Lane, Dominion, passed away peacefully at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex, Thursday, July 8, 1999.
Born in Dominion, he was the son of the late George Joseph and Marie (Barrett) McMullen. He was a loving father, grandfather and will be sadly missed by all.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his loving wife, Mary Cecilia (OíRegan) McMullen and a sister, Mary Elizabeth (Betty) McMullen).
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Parish in Bridgeport. Allie worked at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex from 1976 to 1998, where he enjoyed working with co-workers. Prior to his employment in Glace Bay, he was living and working in Toronto, Ontario at Canada Wire and Cable.
He is survived by his two daughters, Mary (Mrs. Frank Randazzo), Toronto and Donna Rigby, Glace Bay, one special granddaughter; Noelle Rigby and a dear friend, Mary Turnbull; three brothers, Ernest, Robert and Francis, all of Ontario; six sisters, Pauline, Sydney, Genevieve, Rose Marie, Patricia, Marilyn and Peggy, all of Ontario; also several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay, Sunday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church with Fr. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Donations in Allieís memory to the Canadian Cancer Society are suggested as an expression of sympathy.
John M. Taylor
73, Sydney Mines
John M. Taylor, of Fraser Avenue, Sydney Mines, who died Thursday, July 8, 1999, at the Northside General Hospital, was also survived by a sister, Delores Stoodly, North Sydney.