80, Reserve Mines
Mildred LeLievre, 80, of 2345 Reserve St., Reserve Mines, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999, at Breton Ray Nursing Home, Sydney.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Baptiste and Mary (MacDonald) Devison. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Reserve Mines. Mildred was president of the Home and School in Reserve Mines and was active in the Pensioners Club. At one time she was employed with the Metropolitan Store.
Mrs. LeLievre was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Mrs. LeLievre is survived by daughters, Mariette (Mrs. Ken McPhee), Sydney and Nelma (Mrs. Serge Latendresse), Quebec; son, Conrad (Lorraine), New Minas, N.S. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred in 1985, brothers, Roderick and AIphonse, sisters, Frances, Sarah (Toots), Margie and Nan.
Visitation for the late Mrs. LeLievre will be held Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, Reserve Mines with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
Donations in Mildred’s memory to St. Joseph’s Cemetery Fund or charity of choice are suggested as an expression of sympathy.
83, Braintree, Mass.
Gertrude MacGillivray, 83, of Braintree, Mass. formerly of Victoria Street, Glace Bay, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, in Braintree.
Survived by daughters, Kathleen Murphy, Claire O’Keefe, Lorna Mulloney and Collette Connelly; son Jody; sisters, Eunice O’Neill, Glace Bay, Elaine Hale, Tennessee and Delores Abramoff, Florida; brothers, Roddie, Florida and Freddy, London.
Predeceased by parents, Joe and Millie MacNeil and by brothers, Hallie and John.
Burial took place in St. Francis of Assisi in Braintree.
Catherine (MacLean) MacLeod
In the obituary of the late Catherine (MacLean) MacLeod, the names of a predeceased sister Mary, and predeceased brother James were inadvertently omitted.
Marguerite Vivian Morrison
89, Marion Bridge
Marguerite Vivian Morrison, passed away quietly on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
She was a daughter of the late John W. and Marguerite (MacDonald) Munroe of Reserve.
She was employed as a clerk for a number of years at Duncan MacDonald’s Lumber Mill in Marion Bridge. She was a member of St. Columba Presbyterian Church and the St. Columba Ladies Guild, Marion Bridge.
She is survived by sisters, Malena Daye, Black Diamond, Alta., Shirley MacSween, Prime Brook, Sydney; sister-in-law, Margaret (Alister), England; brother-in-law, Sewart Hunt, Marion Bridge; nieces, Arlene Twombly, Diane Hauswirth, Marguerite Penny, Ruth Morrison, Chardonna Hunt, Marlena Horianopoulos and by niece, Mary (Keith) Clarke, who resided with her; nephews, John W., Bert and Peter Daye, Roy, Laird and Russell MacSween, John Kilgore, Wayne and Sandy Munroe.
She was predeceased by her husband, Peter A., sisters, Effie Kilgore and Ruth Munroe, brothers, John A. and Alister.
Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the funeral home chapel Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. David Stewart officiating. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Marion Bridge.
Roger Ronald Patrick
58, St. Catherine's
With great sadness, the family announces the passing of Roger Roland Patrick, of St. Catharines, Ont., formerly of Sydney Mines, N.S., on Monday, Sept. 6, 1999.
Surviving are his wife, Rose (Forgeron); daughters Karen Rolson, and Kimberly, St. Catharines, Ont.; son, Roger Patrick Jr., St. Catharines, Ont.; daughters, Dawn Nelson (Wayne), Heather Emerson (Lee), Alberta. Also surviving are his mother, Lena Patrick; sisters, Marion Walker (Frank), Joyce Gardner (Clifford), Sydney Mines, Nancy McLellan (Kevin), Lower Sackville, N.S., Debbie MacMillan (Neill) Hammonds Plains, N.S., Georgena Morris, Hamilton, Ont; brothers, Gordon Shaw (Joyce), Chester, N.S. and Roy Patrick (Eve), Sydney Mines.
He will be missed by his grandchildren and all his nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held in St. Catharines on Sept. 9, 1999. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in Carman United Church at a date to be announced.
Memorials may be made to Carman United Church Fund or a charity of choice.
74, Tignish, PEI
Catherine Richard (Cis) (nee Nicholson), 74, formerly of Dominion, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999.
Daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Mazie) (MacNeil) Nicholson of Dominion. Catherine was formerly of St. Eugene’s Parish. She worked at Shore’s Store for many years before moving away.
She is survived by her husband, Everett; three sisters, Monica (Mrs. Edward Binder), Pauline (Mrs. John MacKeigan) and Shirley. Also by three brothers Jackie (Sharon), Dannie (Jean) and Georgie (Catherine); sister-in-law, Kay Nicholson; many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents, sister, Theresa, brother, Joe.
Resting at Rooney’s Funeral Home, Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Burial at 3 p.m., Thursday at Alberton, P.E.I.
Esther Lillian Ball
Esther Lillian Ball, 69, of Sydney, N.S., passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Sydney Mines, she was the daughter of the late Dan and Carrie (Wilsonholmes) Maxwell.
She is survived by her husband, Donald Ball; two sisters, Jean Atkinson and Barb Bonnar, both of Sydney Mines and one brother, William, B.C.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Annie Julian and Violet MacDonald and one brother, Alex.
Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel, today (Friday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Joseph Frank Gouthro
The death of Joe Gouthro, of 82 Victoria Road, Sydney, occurred Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney
Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary (Babbs) Gouthro.
He was a member of St. Theresa’s Parish, Sydney. He had been employed with the Sydney Steel Corp. for a period of 20 years and also worked for many years as a tile layer for Leith’s Services in Sydney.
He is survived by a brother, Frank, Glace Bay and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by four sisters and two brothers.
The late Mr. Gouthro will have no visitation. An interment service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.
William Owens Haines
73, Westville, N.S.
William Owen Haines, 73, of Westville, N.S., formerly of Sydney, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Moncton, N.B. on Dec. 13, 1925, he was the son of the late Robert and Kathleen (McGinty) Haines.
Bill was an avid bowler, competing in the Commercial Men’s League as well as the CNR and Royal Canadian Legion League and many tournaments. Later in life Bill competed diligently as a crib player and traveled to many tournaments across the country.
He was employed with the CNR for 38.5 years retiring in 1987. Bill was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas and he was a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 12 and 35. He was past president of Westville Branch 35.
Bill was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
He is survived by his loving wife, Rose (MacKenzie); daughters, Kay (John) Couture, Rose Fraser and her companion, Ronnie Clyburne, all of Sydney. Also surviving are grandchildren, John, Robert, Robyn and Lyndel. Bill also enjoyed the pleasure of great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Ethan and Andrew.
Visitation will be held today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in T. W. Curry Parkview Chapel.
Funeral mass will be held Saturday 9 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church with the Rev. D. MacDonald officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Family flowers only by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cape Breton Chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society, Cape Breton Palliative Care or to a charity of choice.
Gail Paulette Haskell
54, Cambridge, Ont.
Gail Paulette Haskell, 54, died at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999. She was formerly of Cedar Street, Cambridge.
Beloved wife of Grant and dear mother of Lori Lorentz and her husband Steve, St. Clements and Judith Lawson and her husband Paul, Kitchener. Dear grandmother of four grandchildren, Matthew, Ryan, Emma and Isaiah. Dear sister of two brothers and eight sisters.
Resting at the Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas St., Cambridge, where the family will receive friends today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place at the funeral home chapel, Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at 1 p.m. Interment Mount View Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Medical Day Care at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
Mary Constance Landy
Mary (Connie) Landry, 83, of MacGillivray Guest Home, formerly of 250 Welton St., Sydney, passed away peacefully at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, on Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999.
Connie (Martell) Landry was born on May 8, 1917 in Sampson’s Cove, Richmond Co. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Martell.
Connie will be sadly missed by her family, daughters, Barbara Shibinette, Reserve Mines, Diane Hynes, Sydney and Sharon (Gordon) MacNeil, Halifax; six grandchildren, Stephen, Lori, Derrick, Dan, Stephanie and Micaela and four great-grandchildren, Aaron, Robyn, Jeffrey and Tyler. She is also survived by one sister, Clara Hennisbec, New Glasgow and brothers, Albert and Francis Martell, Sampson’s Cove.
Connie was predeceased by her husband, Dan and one daughter, Shirley. She was also predeceased by four sisters, Marie Sampson, Mary Alice Boudreau, Madeline McLeod and Elizabeth Martell, two brothers, Thomas and Narcisse.
Connie was a long time member of St. Theresa’s Parish and then a resident of MacGillivray’s Guest Home.
There will be no visitation. A funeral mass for Connie will be held at St. Theresa’s Church, Saturday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. with Rev. A. MacDougall officiating.
Donations can be made to MacGillivray’s Guest Home, the Arthritis Society or charity of choice.
Arrangements entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.
Blanche MacSween, 90, Sydney, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Edward MacLean and Annie (Bearse). She was a member of First United Church, Sydney. She was the last member of her immediate family.
She is survived by three nephews, Robert, Edward and George.
Predeceased by her first husband, John MacLeod and second husband, Malcolm MacSween, sister, Grace, brothers, Earl and Raymond, three nephews, Leaman, Ralph Jr. and Jack.
There will be no visitation. A private family service will be held, Friday in Sydney Memorial Chapel with Rev. Doug Pilsworth officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery.