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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 153

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Sunday, 23 March 2008, at 1:02 a.m.

Kerri Lynn Crabbe
25, Glace Bay
Kerri Lynn Crabbe, 25, of 15 Anderson St., Glace Bay, succumbed to a life-long battle with liver disease Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1999, at QEII Health Care Complex, Halifax.
Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of Mabel (Carlson) Crabbe. Kerri was a graduate of Breton Beauty College and Nova Scotia Community College. In her earlier years she attended Girl Guides and was an altar server. Kerri loved to line dance and spent her summers on the Mira.
Besides her mother, Kerri is survived by a sister, Kelly, Ontario and a brother, Doug, Halifax.
She was predeceased by grandparents, Edward and Beatrice Carlson.
Visitation for the late Ms. Crabbe will be held Saturday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Sunday at 2 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Church, Glace Bay with Fr. Jake Andrea officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
A courageous and fun-loving young woman,
Kerri brought a smile to all she met.

Margaret Mary Fougere
84, Geary, N.B.
Margaret Mary Fougere, 84, of Geary, N.B., formerly of 105 Welton St., Sydney, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1999, at the Dr. Edward Chambers Hospital in Fredericton, N.B.
Born at Havre Boucher, Antigonish Co., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (DeCoste) LeVangie. She was a member of St. Theresa’s Parish and also a member of the parish CWL.
She is survived by one daughter, Deborah (Mrs. Ron Duchesneau), North Carolina; one son, Joseph M. (Brenda), N.B.; two sisters, Bernadette Ash of Powell River, B.C., Lima (Mrs. Elmo Gammon), Pictou; one brother, Eugene (Ethel), Vancouver, B.C.; four grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
She was predeceased by her husband, Hubert in 1994 and by two brothers, Aloysius and Raymond.
There will be no visitation for the late Mrs. Fougere. Cremation has taken place. Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in St. Theresa’s Church with the Rev. A. MacDougall officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.
Donations may be made to a charity of choice.

Monica Keough
Mississauga, Ont.
Monica Elizabeth (nee Moffatt) of Mississauga, Ont., formerly of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, died July 1, 1999, at the Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, Ont., following a short illness.
Born April 13, 1929 in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, she graduated from the city of Sydney Hospital School with a Registered Nursing degree in 1951. She continued to practice medicine after moving to Ontario in 1955, and was also licensed to practice in British Columbia. From 1984 to 1986 she was an instructor at the Ontario Business College. Her specialty was Geriatric Nursing, up until her retirement in 1986 Monica was a member of Peter and Paul Parish of Hamilton, Ont. and a member of the Hamilton Sackville Senior’s Club.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Leo, and six children, Leo and wife Joanne of Brampton, Michael of Toronto, Catherine and Andrew of Mississauga, Terry and wife Lynn of Ottawa, Mary and husband Bill of New, York, and Valerie of Hamilton; nine grandchildren, Joseph, Jolene, Amanda, Patrick, Krista, Zara, Rachel, John and Olivia; two brothers, Hugh Olsen of Orangeville, Ont., and Walter Moffatt of Georgetown, Ont.; two sisters, Mary Holmes of Hamilton, Ont. and Margie O’Keefe of Glace Bay, N.S.
She is resting at The Assumption Cemetery, Mississauga, Ontario, following a funeral mass at St. John of the Cross Roman Catholic Church in Mississauga.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Nora Jamael
81, Sydney
Nora Jamael, 81, of 130 Reeves St., Sydney, formerly of Townsend St., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
The late Mrs. Jamael was also survived by one sister Kay (Mrs. Joe Morrison), Sydney.
Visitation for the late Mrs. Jamael will take place today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at the T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday in St. Augustine’s Church with Rev. Jim Attwood officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice.

Raymond Francis Leblanc
63, Toronto
Raymond Francis Leblanc who passed away on Sept. 18, 1999 was also survived by a sister Veronica (Mrs. Albert Theriault), Sydney Mines.

Winnifred Theuerkauf
79, Sydney
Winnifred Theuerkauf, 79, of 39 Inglis St., Sydney, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late John and Johanna (Bokoslawski) Kozera. She was a member of the First United Church, Sydney.
She is survived by one daughter, Lorraine (David) Latham, Sydney; one son, Karl, Sydney; one brother, Stanley, Sydney. Beloved grandmother of Allan, Stephen, Jonathan, Bethany, Benjamin, Breanna and Daniel Brock.
She was predeceased by her husband, Karl Rutherford Theuerkauf; six sisters, Mary, Nellie, Helen and Beatrice, Agnes and Josie; two brothers, Peter and Paul.
Visitation will be held today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral service will be held Saturday 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Doug Pilsworth officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Thomas George Ashford
It is with great sadness that this announcement is made. The sudden passing of Thomas George Ashford, 53, of Lincoln, New Brunswick occurred on Friday, Aug. 27, 1999, in Fredericton, N.B.
Born in Harbour Breton, Nfld., George’s younger years were spent in North Sydney before joining the Armed Forces.
Much loved, George leaves to mourn his loss; his wife, Lucie; daughters, Linda Warman (Glendon), N.B. Karen (Rob), Ontario and four grandchildren; his mother, Elizabeth B. Ashford; sisters, Emily Ashford, Ernestine Noseworthy, all of North Sydney, Tryphena Hodder, St. Bernard’s, Newfoundland, Melita Skinner, Harbour Breton, Newfoundland; brothers, John (Clara) Duncan, British Columbia, Arthur (Margaret), North Sydney and numerous nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his father William Ashford; son, George Jr.; brothers-in-law, Ross Noseworthy, Henry Hodder, James Skinner; niece Maggie (Skinner) Baker and nephew Peter Ashford.
Burial took place in New Brunswick.
George is now safe in the Arms of Our Lord. Loved and remembered forever. Donations may be made to the Cove Guest Home.

Wilfred Eric Aucoin
63, Reserve Mines
Wilfred E. Aucoin, 63, of 166 Tompkinsville Rd., Reserve Mines, passed away suddenly on Friday, Sept. 24, 1999, at his residence.
Born in Reserve Mines, he was the son of the late Francis and Margaret (Chiasson) Aucoin. Wilfred was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish, Reserve and a former employee with Dominion Coal Company working in the Broughton Mine. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed spending time at his cottage in Loch Lomond.
He is survived by one daughter, Patricia (Mrs. Darryl McKinnon), New Glasgow; three sons, Wilfred Eric Jr., Glace Bay, Sheldon Patrick, New Glasgow and Arnold Joseph, Reserve Mines; seven grandchildren; three brothers, Joseph and Gerald, Reserve Mines and George, Newfoundland.
He was predeceased by his wife the former, Ann Boutilier and a sister, Josephine McDonald.
There will be no visitation by request of the family. A memorial mass will be celebrated Sunday at 1 p.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, Reserve Mines with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, any donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Church.
Funeral services under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay.

Daniel G. Johnston
74, Quebec
Daniel G. Johnston died in Chateauguay, Que. on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at age 74.
Son of Daniel M. and Agnes Johnston of Louisbourg, N.S. A Royal Bank employee for 41 years, retiring from the Quebec District General Managers Department, Montreal, in 1983.
Survived by wife Elizabeth Johnston and daughter Rev. Joy Johnston, both of Chateauguay; brothers Alex (Kay), Buffalo, N.Y. , Rev. Allan (Joyce), Woodstock, Ont.; sisters, Alice MacDonald (late Archibald), St. John’s, Nfld., Mae MacKinnon (James F.), Sydney; sister-in-law Doris Roberts (late Henry), Burlington, Ont. Uncle Junior to many nieces and nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews.
Predeceased by brothers Henry and Samuel.
Visitation and funeral service on Friday in Chateauquay, conducted by nephew Rev. Dr. Daniel MacKinnon of Bridlewood Presbyterian Church, Toronto. Burial at Loch End Cemetery, Catalone on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 1 p.m., conducted by Rev. Neil J. McLean, former classmate in Louisbourg.

Monica Keough
Mississauga, Ontario
Monica Elizabeth (nee Moffatt) Keough of Mississauga, Ont., formerly of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, died July 1, 1999, at the Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, Ont., following a short illness.
Born April 13, 1929 in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, she graduated from the city of Sydney Hospital School with a Registered Nursing degree in 1951. She continued to practice medicine after moving to Ontario in 1955, and was also licensed to practice in British Columbia. From 1984 to 1986 she was an instructor at the Ontario Business College. Her specialty was Geriatric Nursing up until her retirement in 1986. Monica was a member of Peter and Paul Parish of Hamilton, Ont. and a member of the Hamilton Sackville Senior’s Club.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Leo, and six children, Leo and wife Joanne of Brampton, Michael of Toronto, Catherine and Andrew of Mississauga, Terry and wife Lynn of Ottawa, Mary and husband Bill of New York, and Valerie of Hamilton; nine grandchildren, Joseph, Jolene, Amanda, Patrick, Krista, Zara, Rachel, John and Olivia; two brothers, Hugh Olsen of Orangeville, Ont., and Walter Moffatt of Georgetown, Ont.; two sisters, Mary Holmes of Hamilton, Ont. and Margie O’Keefe of Glace Bay, N.S.
She is resting at The Assumption Cemetery, Mississauga, Ont., following a funeral mass at St. John of the Cross Roman Catholic Church in Mississauga.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Donald William Walsh
52, Sydney Mines
Donald William Walsh, 52, of 6 Main St., Sydney Mines succumbed Sept. 23, 1999, at the Health Science Centre in Halifax.
Born Feb. 28, 1947, he was the son of Augustine and Vivian (Collier) Walsh.
He is survived by one son Jason, Halifax; three brothers, Gerald (Maria), Sydney Mines, Robert, Sydney and Kevin, North Sydney; uncles, Floyd, North Sydney, Joseph (Marita), Connecticut, USA, Michael (Helen), Hamilton, Ont. and one aunt Donalda Walsh, Sydney; two nephews, Trevor Walsh and Devin Meaney.
He was predeceased by one sister Geraldine in 1949.
Visitation will be held Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. A private family service will be held Tuesday, 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney.
Donations may be made to a charity of choice.

Winnifred Margaret (MacLean) Capstick
73, Dingwall
Winnifred Margaret Capstick (MacLean), 73, of Dingwall passed away suddenly at home, Friday, Sept. 24, 1999.
Born in Pleasant Bay, Dec. 20, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Charles MacLean and Laura (MacIntosh) MacLean. She was a member of the Cape North United Church. She was a loving and devoted mother.
She is survived by two daughters, Gloria Cook, New Waterford and Maureen Capstick, Halifax; a son, Wilson (Brenda) Capstick, Fall River; three grandchildren.
Predeceased by her husband Maurice C. Capstick; two brothers, Alex and Wilson.
The late Mrs. Capstick will have visitation Monday (today) 2-4 p.m. only at St. Joseph’s Parish, Dingwall. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph Church, Dingwall, with Rev. Doug Pilsworth and Fr. Duncan MacIsaac officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery.
Donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Cemetery Fund or charity of choice.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home.

Laverna (Verna) P. MacDonald
86, North Sydney
Laverna (Verna) Pearl MacDonald, 86, former resident of 52 Caledonia Street and 80 Regent Street, North Sydney, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at the Dartmouth General Hospital.
She will be lovingly remembered by her family and all who knew her, for her kind and gentle nature, her generosity and devotion to others.
Born in Clark’s Harbour, Shelbourne County she was a daughter of the late Harold B. and Mary Agnes (Newell) Nickerson. She was a founding Secretary Treasurer of H.B. Nickerson and Sons Ltd. She also operated, with her husband Gordon, “MacDonald Grocery” in North Sydney for many years. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, a life member of the Women’s Missionary Society, of the Ladies Guild and a former Sunday school teacher.
Surviving is one son Tom (Monica), Fredericton, N.B.; one daughter Elaine Reynolds (Bruce), Dartmouth; grandchildren, Mary, Elizabeth and Rebecca MacDonald, David and Kate Reynolds.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She was predeceased by her husband Gordon MacDonald; three brothers Jerry, Raymond and Warren; two sisters Phyllis Kenny and Evelyn Oldale.
Visitation to he held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral service Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, North Sydney, with Rev. John Hannem officiating. Burial will take place at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.
Memorial donations may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church or to a charity of choice.

John "Currie" MacDonald
73, Sydney
John “Currie” MacDonald, 73, of 39 Stuart St., Sydney, passed away suddenly Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born at Sydney, he was the son of the late Joseph Angus and Agnes (Currie) MacDonald, formerly of Essex St., Sydney. He was a member of Immaculate Heart Parish, Mira Road. Currie was a former parishioner of Holy Redeemer Parish, Whitney Pier, where he was active for many years in the parish Men’s Club. He was employed with the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission retiring in 1989.
Surviving are his wife the former Margaret Parsons; one daughter Cathy MacDonald, Sydney; one step-son, Scott (Belinda) Wilson, Lower Sackville; sister Marie (Douglas) MacDougall, Westmount; three brothers, Daniel J. (Evelyn), Sydney River, Anselm (Bernice), New Glasgow and Vincent (Ann), Halifax; five grandchildren, Melanie, Colin and Michael Hawco and Brittany and Katherine Wilson.
Predeceased by two sons, Michael Dennis and Paul Bernard; two sisters, Anita Batchelder, Walpole, Mass. and Katherine MacDonald, Sydney.
The late Mr. MacDonald had visitation Sunday, Sept. 26, 1999 from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at the T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. today (Monday) in Immaculate Heart Church, Mira Rd., with Father Gary MacPherson officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton or to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Joan S. Petite
North Sydney
Joan Sarah Petite, a resident of 94 Pleasant St., North Sydney, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at the Northside Hospital, North Sydney, after a lengthy illness.
Born in North Sydney, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (MacDonald) Batherson. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, North Sydney.
She is survived by two sisters, Mary (Louis) MacDonald, Halifax, N.S., and Agnes (Alfred) Abraham, Ottawa, Ont.; two brothers, William L. (Mona) Batherson and Blaise, Garden City, Detroit.
She was predeceased by her husband Victor Petite and by two brothers, John and Leo.
Visitation was held Sunday at W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Joseph’s Church with Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton.

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