Genealogy Buff - Canada Obituaries Collection

GenealogyBuff.com - making genealogy simpler; a free genealogy surname research tool that reaches for data from all over.
Canadian Obituaries Forum
Share and search for your Canadian obituaries for genealogy research!
The search engine for this forum is optimized for SURNAME research primarily.

- See also GenLookup.com's Canadian Obituary Archive

First Name:
Last Name:

See also our sister site:


ALSO...Search for your names in these Ontario, Canada Genealogy Websites:

First Name:
Last Name:

Search for your names in these Canadian Marriages:

First Name:
Last Name:

Search fulltext Canadian Genealogy Discussion Groups:

First Name: (first name optional)
Last Name:   UPDATED!!!

        Now filtering Canadian provinces!


DISCUSSION BOARDS:
Canada (all) - Alberta - British Columbia - Manitoba - New Brunswick - Newfoundland - Northwest Territory - Nova Scotia - Nunavut - Ontario - Prince Edward Island - Quebec - Saskatchewan - Yukon Territory


OBITUARY COLLECTIONS: Alberta | British Columbia | Manitoba | New Brunswick | Newfoundland | Nova Scotia | Ontario | Prince Edward Island | Quebec | Saskatchewan

Search the massive Canada Marriages Database

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 139

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Saturday, 22 March 2008, at 1:18 p.m.

Deborah Marie (Gould) Daisley
44, Glace Bay
Deborah Marie (Gould) Daisley, 44, of 119 Victoria St., Glace Bay, passed away Thursday, August 12, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the former Adeline Boutilier and the late Archabald Gould. She graduated from St. Michael’s High School. She received her Honors Degree from St. Francis Xavier University in 1976 with Honors in Political Science with a minor in English. While at St. Francis Xavier she was a resident advisor. In 1979 she obtained a diploma in Business Administration in Accounting from UCCB. Deborah was the 1st valedictorian with the amalgamation of the Technical and Arts Programs at UCCB. She was student union president during her tenure at UCCB. For several years she was employed as an accountant.
Besides her husband, Jack, she is survived by a special niece, Dawn Gould and a special friend, Neil Walsh; brothers, John, Archie, Brian (Carolyn), Wesley (Mabel), Albert (Cindy) and Pat (Chris), all of Glace Bay; sister, Shirley (Mrs. Lenord Larkham); godson, Lenord MacInnis; numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her father, Archabald Gould, she was predeceased by sister, Mary, and brothers, Norbert (Norm) and William.
Visitation for the late Mrs. Daisley will be held Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel, Monday, 11 a.m. Interment to follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Glace Bay.
Donations to the Elizabeth Fry Society, Sydney Chapter in Deborah’s memory are suggested as an expression of sympathy.

Mary Frances Johnston
76, London, Ont.
Mary Frances Johnston, 76, of London, Ont., died August 13, 1999, at Parkwood Hospital, London, Ont.
Born in Florence, C.B. County, she was the daughter of the late Roderick and Florence MacInnis.
She is survived by two sons, Lloyd (Frances), Millville, C.B., and Lyndon, at home; two daughters, Marilyn, Toronto, Ont., and Katherine, London, Ont.; six brothers, Bill, Little Bras d’Or, Roderick (Kaye), Georges River, Hugh (Anne) and Farrell (Frances), London, Ont., Duncan (Yvonne) and Thomas (Mae), both of Georges River; four sisters, Emma (Lloyd) Will, Brantford, Ont. Angeline (Harry) Dunlop, London, Ont., Mary Cartwright, Truro, N.S., Annette Oslund, Kimberly, B.C. She is also survived by grandchildren, Janet (Johnston) MacDonald, Thorold, Ont., Ralph Johnston, Millville, C.B. County, Marilyn (Johnston) Rice, Dartmouth, N.S., Shane, London, Ont., Brandon, Kevin, Lyndon, all of London, Ont; two great-grandchildren, Lloyd B. and Jolene MacDonald, Thorold, Ont.
Frances was employed at Canada Postal Service, London, Ont., until her retirement.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Russell Johnston; brothers, John and Elmer and one sister, Viola.
Her remains will be cremated in London, Ont. Interment will be in Leitches Creek (United Church Cemetery). Time and date of a memorial mass and interment to be announced later.

Dr. Francis John Kelley, MD
Sydney River
Dr. Francis John Kelley, MD, of 75 Causeway Dr., Sydney River, died suddenly at the Montreal General Hospital, Thursday, August 12, 1999.
Born May 25, 1923, in Lakawana, New York, he was the son of the late Harry Joseph (HJ) Kelley and Helen Veronica (O’Malley) Kelley.
He was educated at Loyola School in Montreal. He then graduated from St. FX University and went on to pursue medicine from McGill University, Montreal. He interned at St. Joseph Hospital in Toronto. He did his surgical training in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and Bellevue Hospital. He was a fellow in surgery at the Lahey Clinic, Boston, and instructor in Edmonton, Alberta. He was a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Royal College of Surgeons and Diplomat American Board of General Surgery.
Dr. Kelley joined the staff of St. Rita Hospital and Sydney City Hospital in 1960 which became the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in 1991. Dr. Kelley was a busy general surgeon and also worked part time with Workman’s Compensation Board. Dr. Kelley retired from active surgical practice in 1994.
While on staff at the hospital, he served various portfolios, such as Chief of Surgery, President of Medical Staff, Chief of Staff and Chairman of the Credentials Committee.
Dr. Fran Kelley is survived by his wife, Andrée (Trudeau); one sister, Betty Fritz (Jack), Halifax; three sons, Harry (Helen) and Paul, both of Sydney, Tom (Laurie), Ottawa; two daughters, Michele Leblanc (Mark), Fredericton, N.B. and Colleen Drohan (Michael), Halifax. Papa is also survived by five very dear grandchildren, Ryan, Megan and Shannon Kelley, Mathew and Andrew Leblanc.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Bill and Joe, an infant brother, Charlie, and one sister, Jane Dare.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and are entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.
Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Palliative Care.

Isabel Anne MacVicar
Sidney, B.C.
Isabel Anne MacVicar, a Sydney school teacher for many years, passed away peacefully on March 18, 1999, in Sidney, B.C.
Born March 27, 1908, in Sydney, Cape Breton, she was predeceased by her husband Stewart.
She is survived by son Donald (Birgitte); granddaughters, Stephanie (Gary) and Jennifer; brother Rod MacKenzie of Mississauga and sister Mae Morley of California.
A memorial service was held at St. Paul’s United Church, Sidney, B.C. on March 22, 1999.
Family and friends in Cape Breton are invited to gather at the residence of Muriel and Harry Henderson, 20 Crestdale Drive, Sydney Forks, August 18, 1999, between 2 and 4 p.m., to remember Isabel and celebrate her life. Private interment at the family plot on the morning of August 18, 1999, with Rev. Fraser MacDonald officiating.

Edith Mercer
97, Toronto, Ont.
Mrs. Edith Mercer, 97, Toronto, Ont., formerly of Sydney Mines, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 1999, at the Kipling Acres in Toronto.
Born at Bonavista, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Agnes (Sexton) Ford. She was a member of St. Agnes Anglican Church, Etobicoke, Ont.
She is survived by three daughters, Kay Gorman, Leitches Creek, Jean (Fred Aylward), Etobicoke, Ont., and Arthena Froude, Cambridge, Ont.; three sons, Edward (Mary MacLean), Wasaga Beach, Ont., Arthur, Cambridge, Ont., and George; sister, Winnie Ford, North Sydney. Also survived by a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by her husbands; son Donald; daughter Doris; two sisters, Maude Kohlman and Mae Abbott; four brothers, Fred, Walter, George and Bert Ford.
Visitation for the late Mrs. Mercer will take place on Monday, August 16, 1999, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday in the Trinity Anglican Church with Rev. Brenda Drake officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Sydney Mines.

Patrick J. Griffin
80, New Waterford
Patrick J. Griffin, 80, New Waterford, died peacefully at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital, Saturday, Aug. 14, 1999.
Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Michael and Veronica (Rice) Griffin. He was a retired miner of 38 years, a member of Mount Carmel Parish, where he was an usher for many years and a long time member of the Strand Bingo Committee.
He is survived by daughters, Patsy (Mrs. James MacDonald), Baddeck, Carol (Mrs. Bernard Rigby), Scotchtown, Alice (Mrs. Clarence McInnis), Englishtown; son, Patrick (Brother) and his wife Marlene of Sydney Mines. He is also survived by sisters, Annie (Mrs. John Lasauski), Theresa (Mrs. Joseph Van Tassel) and Carmel (Mrs. Brian Donoghue) and one brother Clarence. Also four grandchildren, Donnie, Vincent, Patrick and Obeline, and two great-grandchildren Jacob and Mitchell.
He was predeceased by his wife the former Bridget Obeline Burke seven months ago; also predeceased by one sister Mary Agnes Rockett and brothers George and Michael and one grandchild, Lisa.
There will be no visitation. Funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Mount Carmel Church with Father Donald McGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Palliative Care.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes, 380 Smith St., New Waterford.

Lauriene Frances Johnson
68, Glace Bay
Lauriene Frances Johnson, 68, of 24 Cooling Street, Glace Bay, passed away at the Glace Bay Healthcare Complex, South Street, on Friday, August 13, 1999.
Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Donald and Donalda (Webb) MacIntyre. She was a member of St. Anthony’s Parish. She will be remembered by many for her friendship and for her psychic abilities. Her working life included employment with the Glace Bay Community Hospital.
She is survived by sons, Donald (Catherine), Vancouver, BC, William (Rose), Halifax, Vincent (Debbie), Glace Bay; daughters Kelly Jones, Glace Bay, Coline (Jaime) Lake, Vancouver, BC; brother Donald “Mac” (Sandra); sisters, Colleen (Robbie), Sally (Jim), Lois (Roy), Bernice, Mona and Kay, and by nine grandchildren.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her daughter Dani; sister Rita and brother Vincent.
Arrangements are incomplete. Funeral under the direction of Curry Funeral Home, Glace Bay, N.S.
Donations to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia are suggested as memorials.

Allan Gerrad Joseph
Sydney
Allan Joseph, 47, of Meadow’s Road, Sydney Forks, passed away Sunday, Aug. 15, 1999, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Sydney, he was the son of David (Dates) and Mabel (Heffernan) Joseph of Townsend St., Sydney. Allan will be deeply missed by his loving wife Mary (Penney) and his precious children Deanna and Shane. Throughout his lifetime, Allan was involved in community sports especially hockey and golf. Allan worked effortlessly in promoting athletics for Kid-Sport Nova Scotia. Allan was a rink rat in the Old Sydney Forum and played, refereed and volunteered for many sporting activities.
Allan is also well known throughout the community for his years in sales. In recent years Allan has been a great fund raiser for the cancer society. He will be sadly missed by his brothers, David (Chrissy), Kitchener, Ont., Blair (Patsy), Bob (Bernadette), Glen (Diane), Stephen (Helen), all of Sydney, Brandon, Fabian (Jennifer), both of Halifax; sisters, Darlene (Gary MacLean), Pam (Carter Chapdelaine), both of Halifax, Cheryl (Robert Chisholm), Cindy (Bruce Doucet), Valerie (Danny MacInnis), all of Sydney. Also surviving are his many nieces and nephews, special aunts and uncles.
Allan is predeceased by his brother Bradley and his nephew David Nelson.
Allan was known for his tremendous sense of humor and love of life and laughter. The “Cat” will be missed by his family, his hockey and golfing buddies and all those whose lives he has touched. Let this not be a time of mourning but a celebration of a life of love and laughter.
Visitation for the late Mr. Joseph will take place tonight (Monday) 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at the T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1999, in Our Lady of Fatima Church with Father Norman MacPhee officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the David Nelson Joseph Playground, 381 Cabot St., Sydney, or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
It’s for you
I give my heart and soul
It’s for you
I wish the sun to shine.

Dr. Francis John Kelley, MD
Sydney River
Dr. Francis John Kelley, MD, of 75 Causeway Dr., Sydney River, died suddenly at the Montreal General Hospital, Thursday, August 12, 1999.
Born May 25, 1923, in Lakawana, New York, he was the son od the late Harry Joseph (HJ) Kelley and Helen Veronica (O’Malley) Kelley.
He was educated at Loyola School in Montreal. He then graduated from St. F.X. University and went on to pursue medicine from McGill University, Montreal. He interned at St. Joseph Hospital in Toronto. He did his surgical training in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and Bellevue Hospital. He was a fellow in surgery at the Lahey Clinic, Boston, and instructor in Edmonton, Alberta. He was a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Royal College of Surgeons and Diplomat American Board of General Surgery.
Dr. Kelley joined the staff of St. Rita Hospital and Sydney City Hospital in 1960 which became the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in 1991. Dr. Kelley was a busy general surgeon and also worked part time with Workman’s Compensation Board. Dr. Kelley retired from active surgical practice in 1994.
While on staff at the hospital, he served various portfolios, such as Chief of Surgery, President of Medical Staff, Chief of Staff and Chairman of the Credentials Committee.
Dr. Fran Kelley is survived by his wife, Andrée (Trudeau); one sister, Betty Fritz (Jack), Halifax; three sons, Harry (Helen) and Paul, both of Sydney, Tom (Laurie), Ottawa; two daughters, Michele Leblanc (Mark), Fredericton, N.B. and Colleen Drohan (Michael), Halifax. Papa is also survived by five very dear grandchildren, Ryan, Megan and Shannon Kelley, Mathew and Andrew Leblanc.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Bill and Joe, an infant brother, Charlie, and one sister, Jane Dare.
The late Mr. Kelley will have visitation Monday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Fatima Church with Father N. MacPhee officiating. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Bay.
Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Palliative Care.

Joseph Daniel MacDougall
82, Sydney
Joe MacDougall, 82, of the Cove Guest Home, formerly of 16 Royal Court, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 1999, at the home.
Born in Sydney he was the son of the late Duncan Hugh and Margaret (Morrison) MacDougall. He was a member of St. Theresa Parish and an avid horseman. Joe was a musician by trade and in his younger days played with the Ridge Runners and the Joe Murphy Swing Band.
He is survived by three brothers, Duncan (Jessie), Wilfred (Elizabeth) and Lawrence, all of Sydney.
Predeceased by eight sisters, Jessie Martell, Christine Baker, Mary Durant, Martha Murphy, Phemie Gale, Agnes Bellah, Alice Dairou, Rita MacDougall; brother, John and one brother Archie in infancy.
The late Mr. MacDougall will have no visitation.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service which will be held at St. Theresa Church to be announced at a later date.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.

James MacNeil
71, Kingston, Ont.
James MacNeil, 71, formerly of New Victoria and a retired member of the Kingston Police Force, died peacefully after a lengthy illness at Kingston General Hospital on Saturday, Aug. 14, 1999.
Jim, beloved husband of Margaret. Loving father to Anita Eden, Heather, Steven and the late Gary (Janet). Dear grandfather of Sheldon, Christopher and the late Shawn.
Predeceased by parents Anthony and Florence MacNeil. Brother of Louise Turner, Margie (Cornelius Lever) and Helen (Mickey Jones), all of Nova Scotia and the late John, Malcolm and Francis. Sadly missed by Sandra and Harry Murphy.
At his request there will be a private family service. Those who wish may make donations to the Lung Association.
In care of the Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes, 49 Colburne St., Kingston, Ont.

Mary Cecilia MacNeil
87, Sydney
Mary Cecilia MacNeil, 87, of 106 Borden St., Sydney, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Sydney she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Charlotte (Jamieson) MacNeil. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish. Miss MacNeil was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by three sisters, Catherine, Annie and Sadie; two brothers, Neil and John.
The late Mrs. MacNeil will have visitation Monday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday in Holy Redeemer Church with the Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.

Isabel Anne MacVicar
Sidney, B.C.
Isabel Anne MacVicar, a Sydney school teacher for many years, passed away peacefully on March 18, 1999, in Sidney, B.C.
Born March 27, 1908, in Sydney, Cape Breton, she was predeceased by her husband Stewart.
She is survived by son Donald (Birgitte); granddaughters, Stephanie (Gary) and Jennifer; brother Rod MacKenzie of Mississauga and sister Mae Morley of California.
A memorial service was held at St. Paul’s United Church, Sidney, B.C. on March 22, 1999.
Family and friends in Cape Breton are invited to gather at the residence of Muriel and Harry Henderson, 20 Crestdale Drive, Sydney Forks, August 18, 1999, between 2 and 4 p.m., to remember Isabel and celebrate her life. Private interment at the family plot on the morning of August 18, 1999, with Rev. Fraser MacDonald officiating.

See also our sister site: CanadianObits.com

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Canadian Obituaries Collection is maintained by GenealogyBuff with GenealogyBuff.com.

Canadian Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com

 Search fulltext United Kingdom Genealogy Discussion Groups:
  First Name:
   Last Name:
      

If the results that you get turn out to be a death notice rather than an obituary, many times you can find a fulltext obituary by doing a search HERE.



Search ALL Deaths, Burials, Cemeteries & Obituaries


Social Security Death Index Search
STATE OBITUARY ARCHIVES:

Alabama  - Alaska  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - California  - Colorado  - Connecticut  - Delaware  - Florida  - Georgia  - Hawaii  - Idaho  - Illinois  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Kentucky  - Louisiana  - Maine  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Minnesota  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Montana  - Nebraska  - Nevada  - New Hampshire  - New Jersey  - New Mexico  - New York  - North Carolina  - North Dakota  - Ohio  - Oklahoma  - Oregon  - Pennsylvania  - Rhode Island  - South Carolina  - South Dakota  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Utah  - Vermont  - Virginia  - Washington  - West Virginia  - Wisconsin  - Wyoming
United Kingdom


STATE MARRIAGES SEARCH ENGINES:

Alabama  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - California  - Connecticut  - Georgia  - Idaho  - Illinois  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Kentucky  - Louisiana  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Nebraska  - New Mexico  - New York  - North Carolina  - Ohio  - Oklahoma  - Pennsylvania  - South Carolina  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Vermont  - Virginia  - West Virginia



From GenealogyArchives.com:

Death Records

Cemetery Records

Obituary Records

Marriage Records

Birth Records

Divorce Records

Vital Records


Show ALL Obituary Collections

User-Contributed Genealogy Data Forum

User-Contributed Obituary Forum

Library of Genealogy Files

United States Newspaper Directory

United States Counties

United States Cities


Discover your
family's story.

Enter your name to start your discovery.

Start Now

Canadian Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com

SEARCH CANADIAN MARRIAGES

IMPORTANT HINT!!! - When the list of results displays, DON'T click
on anything! Just pass your mouse over the links at
each listing and you will see a balloon with the marriage
information!

FIRST NAME:

 LAST NAME:

 

For your convenience, here are the latest collections and updates added at Ancestry.com as of today:


CanadianObits.com - 1880USCensus.com - MortalitySchedules.com - SSDI-Search.com - Surname Search Utility - GenLookups.com - Marriage Search Engines
Return to Main Page