ALLEN, Mona G. - 73, of Spencer's Island, Cumberland County passed away Sunday, August 5, 2001 at Bayview Memorial Health Centre, Advocate Harbour. Born in Spencer's Island, she was the daughter of the late Sydney and Mona (Porter) Borden. She is survived by her husband, Arnold; daughter, Nancy Berthelette, Ottawa; three sons, Wyman, Edmonton; Donald, Portage La Prarie, Manitoba; Thomas, Spencer's Island; a sister, Ann Whitman, Halifax; a brother, Gerald, Williams Lake, BC; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Connie; a brother, Howard. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, August 8, 2001 at the Allenville Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or to a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro.
BENEDICT, Marilyn Jean - 63, of Windsor, formerly of Belmont, Hants Co., passed away August 5, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born June 9, 1938, in Avondale, Hants Co., she was a daughter of the late George and Dorothy (Connors) Fish. Marilyn loved people and she would volunteer her time helping seniors out. She was a member of the Brooklyn Firemen's Ladies Auxiliary. She loved the outdoors and gardening. She is survived by her husband, Gordon; daughters, Avis (Carvell) McNutt, Bible Hill; Helen (Charles) White, Martins River; Gail (Jaime) Dykens, Three Mile Plains; son, Gregory (Linda), Avondale; grandchildren, Lian and Ryland McNutt, Amy, Adam and Ally White, Roy, Abi and Mitchie Dykens, Holly and Justin Benedict. She was predeceased by sister, Beth Hazel. Arrangements entrusted to J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy. 215, Summerville, Hants Co. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, August 8, in Avondale United Church, Avondale, Rev. Janice Fizzard officiating. Interment in Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Hants Co. Donations to Dykeland Lodge Bus Fund.
BROWN, Margaret Mary - 84, of Dartmouth, passed away Monday, August 6, 2001 in the Fairview Villa, Halifax. Born in Dartmouth, she was the daughter of the late Leslie and Florence (Hartling) Clark. She is survived by daughters, Jean Ann (Donald) Conrad; Fran MacMillian, both of Dartmouth; sons, Gary (Maria), Gaetz Brook; Paul, East Lawrencetown; Perry, Dartmouth; sister, Verna Horne, Dartmouth; eleven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John; sisters, Jean Myers, Daisy Lovett, Tena Bullock, Beryl Borgal, Stella and Florence, both in infancy; brothers, Stewart and Stanley in infancy and a granddaughter. Cremation has taken place and a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, August 9, 2001 in Christ Church, Dartmouth, Archdeacon Paul Smith officiating. Burial will be in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth.
HOSEIN, Nazim - 56, of Halifax, passed away Monday, August 6, 2001, at home. Born January 24, 1945 in Princes Town, Trinidad, West Indies, Nazim was the son of Al-Haj Jaitoon Hosein and the late Haji Mohammed Hosein. He came to Canada to further his education. He worked at Sobeys for 25 years and was a friend to everyone. He was a member of Regular Attendance at The Muslim Mosque. He is survived by his wife, Debbie Hosein; son, Joshua; daughter, Alisha; sisters, Nora and Patricia. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Burial was at Bible Hill Muslim Cemetery on Tuesday, August 8, 2001. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart Foundation or the Islamic Association of the Maritime Provinces. Arrangements entrusted to Cruikshank's Funeral Home, Halifax.
BRIDEAU MacDONALD, Mary Sarah - 69, Port Hood, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2001 at home. Born in Judique, she was the daughter of the late Jack & Catherine ( MacDonald) MacKillop. She was a member of St. Andrews Church, Judique. She is survived by her husband, Donald Angus; daughters, Suzanne (Benedict) MacDonald, Mabou; Nellie (Doug) Hawley, Port Hood; Leona Richard, Moncton; Cecille (Wyatt) Schurman, Judique; Josephine (Gary) MacDonnell, St. Thomas, ON; Donna (Allan) MacLeod, Glencoe; sons, Jack (Marie), Judique; Phedille (Valerie), Troy; Daniel, Port Hawkesbury; sisters; Catherine MacInnis, Judique; Margaret Lloyd, Halifax; Elva Kennedy, Port Hawkesbury; 31 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Leonard; daughter, Aurolie; sister, Jessie Gillis. Visitation today from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. in Port Hood Community Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday from St. Andrews Church, Judique, with Rev. Allan Mac Millan officiating . Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Strait Richmond Hospital, Primary Care Unit. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified direction of J. F. Greene Funeral Services Limited, Port Hawkesbury. Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org
CAMPBELL, Lillian Frances - 77, of Campbell Hill Road, Scotsburn, passed away Monday, August 6, 2001, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Loganville, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Kate (Harten) Tattrie. She is survived by daughters, Marion Feltmate, Dalhousie Mountain; Janie Campbell, Amherst; Phyllis Campbell, Hedgeville; Leona Langille, Calgary; Eunice Dykstra, Dufferin; Christy Bezanson, Black River Road; sons, Sherman, Calgary; Wally, Millsville; sisters, Nettie Cameron, Isabelle Murray, both of Saltsprings; Jessie MacKay, Four Mile Brook; Margaret Stewart, Scotsburn; Ruth Smith, Loganville; brother, Eddie, Riverton. She was predeceased by her husband, Grant; sons, Billy, Gordon and Murray; sister, Jeaneta; brothers, Franklyn, Lloyd and Russell. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, August 8, 2001 in MacLeod's Funeral Home, River John, Rev. Kate Ballagh-Steeper officiating, assisted by Rev. Lee MacNaughton. Burial in Bethel Cemetery, Scotsburn. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any charity.
CLARKE, Bradford Eldred John - 60, of Dartmouth, passed away August 5, 2001 in the QEII New Infirmary Site. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Frederick and Helen (Grant) Clarke. He is survived by his daughter, Tina; son, George, both of Halifax; sisters, Joyce Day, St. Croix; Marlene, Ontario; Audrey Doy, Halifax; Sandra Bennett, Lunenburg; brothers, Douglas, Halifax; Leonard, British Columbia; Dennis, Yarmouth; grandson, GeeGee; step-son, Phillip, Liverpool; step-daughters, Dianne, Donna and Sheilagh, all of Dartmouth; step-grandchildren, Michell, Trevor, Danielle and Jennifer. Bradford was a beloved father, brother, and grandfather and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Helen Muriel Lillian Keddy; son, Bradford Jr. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, August 8, 2001 with funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday, August 9, 2001, all from A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, with Rev. Douglas Clarke officiating. Burial to follow 10 a.m. Friday, August 10, 2001 in Mt. Olivett Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
DOWE, Mildred R. - 77, of Mapleton, Cumberland County, passed away Monday, August 6, 2001 in South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro. Born in Springhill, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Rebecca (Johnson) Thompson. She worked as a cook at a lumber camp for many years, and later worked as a housekeeper. She was adherent to the Mapleton United Church. She is survived by daughters, Faye Warren, Maccan; Rebecca Henwood, and her husband, Ronald, Parrsboro; a sister, Ruth Pettigrew, and her husband, Laurie, Alberta; a brother, Garnet Thompson, and his wife Darlene, Mapleton; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; step-mother, Helen (Thompson) Churchill, Springhill. She was predeceased by her husband, Lester; sons, John and Charles. Funeral will be held 2 p.m. today, August 8, 2001 in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, Rev. Elizabeth Davies officiating. Burial in the Mapleton Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia branch of the Kidney Foundation or to a charity of choice.
MacPHEE, Gerald - 68, of Sydney, passed away August 5, 2001, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Hughie and Mary (Delaney) MacPhee. He was a member of Sacred Heart Parish, Sydney. Gerald will be remembered by his family as a great fellow who was a loyal Bruins fan to the very end. He is survived by his sister, Mary (John) Mossop, New Victoria; brothers, Edward, Stan and Dougie, all of Sydney; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Dan Joe. There will be no visitation for the late Mr. MacPhee. Funeral service will be held at a later time that will be announced. Arrangements entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.
FLEMMING, Lillian Mae - 85, Meaghers Grant, passed away August 6, 2001 surrounded by her loving family in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Lunenburg, N.S., she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Hiltz) Farris. Lillian worked at Lewis Ltd, Truro in her early days. Past member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Musquodoboit Harbour. She enjoyed playing cards and bingo. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be sadly missed by son, Bud (Sandra), Meaghers Grant; daughters, Betty Richardson (Keith), Truro; Doris Higgins, (Walter), Meaghers Grant; nine grandchildren, Wanda, Tim, Julie, Cindy, Stephen, Scott, Debbie, Craig, and David; 13 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Nelson; sisters, Ida MacDonald, Betty Whitney, Sally Williams; brother, John Farris. Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m. today, August 8, 2001 in St. James United Church, Meaghers Grant, Rev Marjorie Cornelius officiating. Interment will be in Meaghers Grant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may made to St. James United Church. Arrangements entrusted to Ettinger Funeral Home, Middle Musquodoboit.
FULTON, Raymond Earle - 84, of Dartmouth, passed away August 7, 2001 in the QEII HSC VG Site. Born in Stewiacke, he was the son of the late Warren E. and Beulah (Meadows) Fulton. Raymond grew up and worked on the family farm, Century Farm Fort Ellis, in Stewiacke. A veteran of WWII, he served in both the RCAF and the Army. He retired at the age of 65 from the Defence Research Establishment Atlantic. He was a very active member of Stairs United Memorial Church for over 50 years. An electrician by trade, he continued practicing his trade well past retirement. A gentle man, he was well known in his community, he did so much for so many. He traveled extensively after his retirement through Canada, the USA and Europe, visiting his children and grandchildren. He believed in continuing his education throughout his life. He was a member of the International Order of Oddfellows, Lodge #158 and the Woodlawn Golden K Kiwanis. He enjoyed golf, cross-country skiing, watching hockey and discussing politics. He had a sharp wit and great sense of humor. He is survived by his wife, the former Florence Mae Smeltzer; daughters, Linda (Joseph) Price , Severn Maryland, USA; Janet (Edward) Quigg, Dartmouth; sons, Stephen Fulton, of Hamilton , ON; Thomas (Ann) Fulton, Victoria, BC; William (Karen) Fulton, Summerland, BC; Daniel (Debbie) Fulton, San Antonio, Texas; sisters, Rena Bennett, Truro; Erna Seavey, Hampton, New Hampshire; Edie (Jack) Mitchell, Richmond, BC; Ruby (Gary) McMahon, Stewiacke River; grandchildren, Heather Walker, Kelly Price , Jennifer Quigg, Stephanie Quigg, Ashley Fulton, Kaitlin Fulton, Meagan Fulton; great-grandchild, Mary Walker. He was predeceased by brothers, Murray, Lloyd and Charles Fulton; sister, Dorothy MacDonald. Visitation will be held Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Funeral service Friday at 11 a.m. from Stairs Memorial United Church, Rev. Laird Stirling and Rev. Sandra Carruthers officiating. Burial will follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. with a reception in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
HURSHMAN, William I. "Bill" - 91, Dutch Settlement, Halifax Co., passed away peacefully at East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, August 2, 2001. Born in Upper Tantallon, he was a son of the late Andrew W. and Florence C. (Hines) Hurshman. He was a survivor of the Halifax Explosion. For many years he owned and operated a farm and was a former employee of Simpson's, Cousins Dry Cleaners and Laurie Isenor Lumber Co. to name a few. He was employed by the National Gypsum Co. from the time it was established in Milford to his retirement with the exception of a brief period while he was care taker at All Saints Cathedral, Halifax. He was a warden of St. George's Church, care taker of the cemetery for many years and a former Cub Master of the 1st Dutch Settlement Cub Pack. He had a deep love of horses but most of all he will be remembered for the love and devotion he had for his family. He is survived by sons, Ken (Agnes), Dutch Settlement; Harvey (Debbie), Antrim; daughters, Kathleen/Kay (George) Card and Jean (Willard) Hiltz, both of Dutch Settlement; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 67 years, the former Ethel MacSoper; sisters, Vera, Della and Georgina; brothers, Eugene and Allan; great-grandson, Matthew Hiltz in infancy. Burial service was held on August 4, 2001 in St. George's Anglican Church, Dutch Settlement, officiated by Rev. John Ferguson and Rev. Canon Jack Tattrie. Arrangements entrusted to Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie.
GUNN, George Carl - 63, of Dartmouth, passed away suddenly, August 1, 2001, while he was out on the go. He was predeceased by his parents, the late Allison and Mildred (Bowman) Gunn; uncle, James Gunn in 1987. He is survived by brothers, David, Donald and Wayne; along with other family members. He enjoyed his nearly 47 years with the railway in Halifax. He prized and guarded his privacy and freedom. He was an avid globetrotter and cyclist, also had a great love for performing arts and so attained a balanced life. He leaves behind a very wounded pal, his soul mate. He was close to special neighbors and a long-time friend now living in Fairview. All who knew him, both home and abroad, appreciated his unique qualities. During many happy years, George's spirituality developed, he knew his place in relationship with his Creator. Cremation has taken place. A private memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2001 in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Eastern Front Theatre, P.O. Box 11, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 3Y2
KAISER, Gerald MacNeil - 80, of New Harbour, formerly of Port Bickerton, Guysborough Co., passed away Sunday, August 5, 2001, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Port Bickerton, he was a son of the late Frank Harley and Ellie Jane (Potter) Kaiser. He was a retired Stationary Engineer having been employed in that capacity with the Bickerton Co-op for over 25 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy (Sangster) Peart; step-son, Gregory (Linda) Sangster, New Harbour; step-granddaughter, Tammy Sangster, Springhill; step-grandson, Jamey Sangster (Angela Wright), Bible Hill; brother, Robert (Martha), Aspen; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Oswald, Borden, William, Reginald, Everett; sisters, Hazel and Georgina. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, August 8, 2001 in the Church of the Good Shepherd, Torbay, Rev. Ian Wissler officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Memorial donations may be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd Cemetery Fund or a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, Country Harbour.
KEARNS, Margaret Elizabeth - 92, of Halifax, passed away peacefully August 5, 2001 at the home of her daughter. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late George S. and Annie (Dalton) Antle. She attended College Street School, St. Patrick's High School and graduated from Miss Murphy's Business College. She was a parishioner of St. Theresa's Church for over 30 years. She was a former member of the Altar Society and the Children of Mary. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her daughters, Joan (Roy), Kelly, Geri; son, Bill (Yvonne Chaulk); grandchildren, Allison, Emily, Anna and Willie Kearns, Angela Kelly, Michele Kelly (Mrs. Robert Meade) and much loved great-grandson, Tyler Meade. She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred; brothers, Albert and George; a brother and sister in infancy. Funeral mass will be held 9 a.m. today, August 8, 2001 in St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church. Interment to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Hope Cottage, Lung Association of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor St., Halifax.
MacLEOD, Robert Allen "Rob", B.Comm. - 46, passed away August 4, 2001, at his home in Dartmouth. Born in Halifax, he was the eldest son of Cdr. A.H. MacLeod (ret'd) and the late Therese (Thibault) MacLeod. He spent most of his working life in office equipment sales, and financial planning and investment. At the time of his death he was employed as a senior financial consultant with the Balanced Financial Planning Group. He is survived by his companion, Marion Brush; father, step-mother, Arabel Campbell MacLeod; brothers, John, David, Paul and Douglas; sister, Heather; nephews, Peter, Daniel and Connor; many cousins. He was predeceased by his mother and sister, Suzanne. Cremation has occurred. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2001 in Rockingham United Church, 12 Flamingo Dr., Halifax. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, Rockingham United Church or the Cancer Society of Nova Scotia. A private interment will be held at a later date.
SCRIBNER, Arthur D. "Don" - 73, of Dartmouth, passed away on August 6, 2001 at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Chipman, NB, he was the son of the late Arthur and Ada (Fidler) Scribner. Occupations included bricklayer, fireman for CP Railroad and a building inspector at CMHC, PEI Housing Authority and MICC. He also worked with Trans Canada Truss, Scribner Truss Systems, the UFFI Removal Program, and Consumer and Corporate Affairs. Don enjoyed music and was formerly a piper with the Farquharson Pipe and Drum Band. He is survived by his wife, the former Eunice R. Redstone; daughters, Nancy B. Anderson, Karrie L. Scribner; sons, A. Donald (Mavis) Scribner, Tim (Shelley) Scribner, all of Dartmouth; sister, Elizabeth "Wiz" Burgess, Saskatoon; grandchildren, Andrew, Lauren, Nason and Stephanie. He was predeceased by his sister, Mary W. Gray. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday, all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. David Leblanc officiating. Burial will be in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, with a reception to follow in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
SPENCER, Alvah "Babe" - 83, of Burncoat, passed away August 7, 2001, at Townsview Estates, Truro. Born in Burncoat, he was a son of the late Luther and Alice (Wheaton) Spencer. He was a resident of Townsview Estates for the past few years. He is survived by his brother, Leslie, Stouffville, ON; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, Reta Mallard and Eva Kitchin; brother, Clarence. A graveside committal service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, August 9, 2001 at the Burncoat Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Withrow MacMillan Funeral Home, East Noel.
STANFORD, Mary Amelia - 94, of Halifax, Mahone Bay and Chester, passed away August 5, 2001 is Shoreham Village Home for Special Care, Chester. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Humphery and Annie (Higgs) Stanford. She retired as head dietician at Camp Hill Hospital, Halifax. Mary is survived by her sister, Annie Kathleen "Kitty" Dawes, Toronto; niece, Mary Jean Wiggins, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; nephew, Donald Hogan, Halifax. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 9, 2001 in Shoreham Village Home for Special Care, Chester. Burial at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Home, Chester.
THAYER, Florence Isabel - 95, of Halifax, passed away August 6, 2001 in Northwood Centre. Born in Troy, Inverness County, she was the daughter of the late John Duncan and Margaret (MacCrae) MacDonald. She spent most of her life in the US living in New York and San Francisco. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred; sisters, Martha MacCormick, Jenny Boyd, Kathleen Calahan, Marie Chisholm; brothers, Joe, Vincent, Leo, Duncan Francis in infancy and Duncan Francis. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today in Haverstock's Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Stella Maris Church, Cregnish. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
MOLAND Betty May - 72, of Reserve Mines, passed away August 5, 2001 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Myddfai, South Wales, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Edith (Mean) Lovell. She was an avid dart player and bowler. She was a past member of St. Joseph's CWL, Reserve Mines Bowling League, Super Annuation Bowling League, Sydney; Reserve Mines Pensions Club Bowling and Gardiner Mines/Sydney/Reserve Mines Dart Leagues. She enjoyed knitting and did so for Island Crafts for many years. She was proud of her Welsh Heritage and came to Canada in September of `46 as a war bride. In 1963 she moved to Cape Breton prior to living in Elmsdale and Chester. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She will be sadly missed by daughters, Nancy (Sandy) McLean, JoAnn Kressner, Paula (Scott) Fetchen; sons, George and Mark (Erin); brother, Archie; granddaughters, Cheri (Ben), Elizabeth, Marilyn, Rachel, Rebecca, Shea; grandsons, Michael, Devin, Stanley; great-grandchildren, Alex and Ian; special friend, Tena Sharpe; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley; sister, Gladys; brother, Bert. Funeral 10 a.m. today, August 8, 2001 in V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home and Chapel, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay, Rev. Paul Findlay officiating. Interment to follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney/Glace Bay Highway. Memorial donations to IWK Arthritis Association, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada or Nova Scotia Lung Association. Condolences may be sent to the Moland family at www.mcgillivrayfh.com
STRONG, Mary Evelyn - 80, of Glace Bay, passed away August 5, 2001 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late William L. and Margaret (Ling) Chaisson. She was a member of St. John's Church, Glace Bay. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She will be sadly missed by sons, Gordon (Sissy), Gary "Doc" (Valerie), John William "Bruce" (Helen) and Lewellyn (Carol) , all of Glace Bay; grandchildren, Kurt, Leonard, Robbie, Ronnie, Michael, Gary, Michelle, Cathy, Dawn, Cindy, Belinda, Bradley, Bruce and Laura Lee; 18 great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Alben Lewellyn; brothers, Billy, Randal, Tobin and Walter; sisters, Mary Catherine, Margaret and Maude. Visitation today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony's Church, Glace Bay, Fr. Barrett Clare-Johnson officiating. Interment to follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Condolences to the Strong family can be sent to www.mcgillivrayfh.com