BENT, Lorraine Myrtle - 73, Waterville, Kings Co., passed away Sunday, December 3, 2000 in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in Kingston, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late Anard and Erma (Toole) Parsons. Lorraine had worked as a housekeeper for P.L. Morse and as a child care giver for Gerald Morse. She was a member of the C.N.I.B. and the Coldbrook Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Reginald, Grand View Manor; sons, George (Jane), Donnie (Elsie), Allen, Mike (Elizabeth), all of Waterville; Charles (Josephine), Fort St. John, B.C.; Leslie (Patches) Pierre, Halifax; Lloyd (Karla), Long Point Mountain; daughters, Shirley (Wayne) Spicer, Harbourville; Alice Scotney, Barbara Jenner, Edith (Stanley) Johnstone, all of Waterville; June (Gary Kenneally) Kaiser, Welsford; Karen (Percy) Murphy, Kingston; grandchildren, Brenda, George Jr., Matthew, Mark, Linda; Tanya, Kim, Donnie Jr.; Jason; Ashley, Adam; Joseph and John Pierre; Andrew; Stephen, Christine; Doris; Joseph; Jonathon, Samantha; several great grandchildren; brother, Anard (Donna) Parsons, Kingston; sisters, Alice Davis, Jennie (Pierre) Desrochers, all of Kingston. She was predeceased by two children in infancy, a daughter, Sheila Bent; sister, Eva Parsons. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, December 7, 2000 with the funeral service at 2 p.m. Friday, December 8, 2000, both in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. Rev. Gary Countway officiating. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery with a reception to follow in the Coldbrook Baptist Church. Donations in memory may be made to the Annapolis Valley V.O.N., the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Alzheimer Society.
BENTLEY, John Marvin, Q.C. - 65, Halifax, passed away December 3, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Jack Bentley and Ida (Little) Bentley, Tatamagouche. Upon graduation from Dalhousie Law School in 1959, John practiced law in the Ottawa area for a number of years. He returned to Halifax to become the first Regional Director, Department of Justice Canada, Halifax Regional Office, a position he held until his retirement. He had both a federal and provincial Queen's Council bestowed upon him. He is survived by daughter, Carol Bentley, Halifax; son, J. Robert Bentley (Dr. Patricia Dauphinee), Wisconsin; grandchildren, Christopher, Jennifer and Trevor Bentley, Wisconsin. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Carol June Turner. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax. Visitation today, December 6, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will be held Thursday, December 7, in Cruikshank's Chapel 10 a.m., Rev. Ron Clark officiating. Burial will be St. John's Cemetery with a reception to follow in Cruikshank's reception room. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.
CHISHOLM, Francis Edward - 79, of Dartmouth, passed away December 5, 2000 in Northwood Centre. Born in Dartmouth, he was a son of the late Frederick and Barbara (Negus) Chisholm. He was a former employee of Dartmouth Machine Co. and Harbour Construction, and later owned and operated Framer Machine Services. Surviving are his wife the former Mary (Sullivan); daughters, Sharon Lee Conrad (Karl), Nona Janine (Doug), Tina Marie DesJardins (Brian), all of Dartmouth; sons, Colin (Brenda), Bruce, Kevin (Mary), all of Dartmouth; and Brian (Debbie) Chezzetcook; sisters, Jane Chisholm, Halifax; Freda DeWolfe, Lillian Clarke, Ontario; 8 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild. He was predeceased by daughters, Mary Judith, Nancy Elizabeth and Wendy Marie; brothers, William and Charles. Visiting today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, where a funeral service will be held Thursday, 2 p.m., Rev. A.C. Snow officiating. Burial to follow in Mount Hermon Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Alzheimer of Nova Scotia.
CORKUM, Clement Foster - 89, Pleasantville, passed away December 3, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater, with his wife at his bedside. Born in Pleasantville, he was a son of the late Abram and Louise (Slauenwhite) Corkum. An active member of the Pleasantville Baptist Church, he served on many boards and committees and of which he was an honourary deacon at the time of his death. He was employed by Hebb Motors and Fairway Chev Olds prior to his retirement. He is survived by his wife, the former Harriet Lantz; sons, Rev. Glendon (Beverly), Seattle, Washington; Rev. Donald (Phyllis), Madison, Wisconsin; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Perly, Manson, Edward, Cornelius and Wiley. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today in the Pleasantville Baptist Church, Pleasantville, Rev. Doug Porter officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasantville Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Pleasantville Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater.
CROMWELL, Zachary Uwe - 20, Digby, passed away December 2, 2000. Born in Sydney, he was the son of Gregory Cromwell, Frankford, Ont. and Clara Cromwell, Digby. Surviving are daughter, Haylee Murphy; maternal grandparents, Esther and Harold Cromwell, Weymouth Falls, Digby Co.; maternal great-grandmother, Violet Francis, Weymouth Falls; paternal grandparents, Grace and Glidden Cromwell, Southville, Digby Co.; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral 10 a.m. today, in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Rev. Craig Christenson officiating. Donations to IWK Grace Foundation or Children's Wish Foundation.
DeVILLER, Vera Maude - 77, long time resident of Halifax, passed away December 4, 2000 at Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building. Born in Birmingham, England, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Charlotte Swinerton. Before coming to Canada, as a war bride in 1946, she was an air raid warden in Britain and later served with ATS during the Second World War. Her hard work and generosity were admired and valued by her family, friends and neighbours. She was an employee of Simpson Sears for many years. The love of her life were her five boys. Surviving are her husband, Lester (Mike); her sons, Robert (Fay), Charles (Bertha), Halifax; Michael (Lillian), Gagetown, NB; Christopher (Debra), Lantz, NS; and Lester, Debert; sisters, Edith and Muriel of England; brother, Walter, of England; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her twin sister, Miriam Victoria Kesterton and brother, Charles. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 8, 2000 in the chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Interment in Fairview Lawn Cemetery with reception to follow the interment in the funeral home reception center. Donations may be made to Veterans Memorial Building (Garden Fund) or charity of choice.
FAULKNER, Dr. Ruth Shirley - 79, Halifax, passed away peacefully Monday, December 4, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Dr. Alden West and Ethel Neruda (Taylor) Faulkner. She enjoyed her working years as a Virologist at the Victoria General Pathology Lab. She was a lifetime member and faithful supporter of Oxford Street United Church, Halifax. She will be remembered for her generosity in sharing her time, talents and love. She is survived by daughter, Darlene Sangster, Abercrombie; several cousins. She was predeceased by sister, Katherine, Elvira Faulkner-Pratt, Selma, Hants Co. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, both in Snow Funeral Home, Halifax, Rev. Tom Woods officiating. Burial in Selma United Church Cemetery, Selma, Hants Co. Donations in her memory may be made to the Oxford Street United Church Memorial Fund or a charity of your choice.
FRANCIS, Thelma Delores - 93, 57 Hankard St., Sydney, passed away December 3, 2000, at home. Born in Antigua, West Indies, she was a daughter of the late Louisa Wilson. She was an avid member of St. Philip's African Orthodox Church. She is known as the "Mother" of the church. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Vestry Board and was a former Sunday school teacher. She will be remembered for teaching crocheting and sewing classes to many young people. Surviving are daughters, Isabel Waterman, Sydney; May Ann Francis, Donna Marshall, Halifax; Deborah Marshall, Toronto; Yvonne Edwards, New York; sons, Karl "Howard" Williams, Halifax; George Francis, New York; four grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Archpriest George A. Francis; sisters, Hilda, Mae; brother, Harold. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Philip's African Orthodox Church, Whitney Pier, Archbishop Vincent Waterman officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Donations to Building Fund of St. Philip's Church.
HATT, Elizabeth Mary "Betty" - 70, Dean, formerly of Dartmouth, passed away peacefully, Sunday, December 3, 2000, in Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital, Middle Musquodoboit, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born on April 18, 1930 in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late Bernard and Elizabeth (Cave) McKellop. She will always be remembered for her zest for life and quick wit. For many years her twinkling smile greeted those in search of an elusive book at the Nova Scotia School Book Bureau. In retirement, she enjoyed traveling to warmer climates and the youthful company of her granddaughters, Gwenna, Jill and Ellen. She leaves behind her loving and devoted husband of 47 years, Earle; children, Dan and companion, Margaret, Dartmouth; Beth and husband, David Cole, Milford Station; Earl Michael and wife Nola, Fall River; sisters, Gladys Hubley, Kentville; Doris Gay, Truro; Gwen Hemming, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Bernard; in infancy, Jack and Harold; sisters, Kay and Mona. Funeral will be today at 2 p.m., in Sharon Presbyterian Church, Dean, Rev. Gary Burrill officiating. Burial at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Musquodoboit Valley Health Foundation-Hospital, Middle Musquodoboit, NS B0N 1X0. Arrangements entrusted to Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit. Forever in our hearts.
HIRTLE, Edith Isabelle, (nee Keddy) - 86, Waterville, Kings Co., passed away suddenly, December 3, 2000, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Waterville, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Cora (MacAuley) Keddy. Edith resided in Waterville and maintained her own home until five years ago when she went to reside with, and was lovingly cared for by her daughter Mary and her husband Rob Fisher. Edith was very family oriented, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be sadly missed by all her family members for her unselfish support and encouragement. She is survived by a daughter, Mary (Robert) Fisher, Waterville; sons, Wayne (Laura) Hirtle, Cambridge; Brian (Linda) Hirtle, Coldbrook; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Hirtle, Hampton, N.B.; grandchildren, Scott and Stephen Hirtle; Robie, Mike and John Touche; Greg and Krista Fisher; Robyn Henderson; Brian and Shaun Hirtle; Jason, Todd and Joni Hirtle; five great-grandchildren; brother, Norwood Keddy, Niagara Falls, Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband, Nelson Freeman Hirtle; son, Norwood Edgar "Sonny" Hirtle; sister, Alice Graves. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to H.C. Lindsay's Memorial Chapel, Berwick. Respecting Edith's wishes, cremation has taken place and a private graveside service will be held at a later date in the Berwick Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville or the Annapolis Valley VON Home Care.
KEEFE, Kristopher James - 23, passed away May 28, 2000. Born on July 16, 1976, in Halifax, he was the dear son of Roger and Diane (Dyer) Keefe, Sackville. Kristopher attended school in Sackville and graduated from Sackville High School in 1994. He attended St. Mary's University and Halifax Community College. He worked for the Halifax School Board as a caretaker at Dartmouth High School. Kristopher loved sports and played hockey as a youngster. As time passed he avidly skied, golfed and played pool. He was a member of Sackville High Ski Club. Kristopher's good humour and pleasant company has been greatly missed by his parents, his brother, Colin; his paternal grandmother, Gertie Keefe; his maternal grandmother, Ellie Dyer; his aunts, uncles, many cousins and friends. Kristopher was predeceased by brother, Ryan David; his paternal grandfather, Harry Keefe and his maternal grandfather, Albert Dyer. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. Brenda MacDonald officiating. Burial Saturday at 10 a.m. in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Freedom Foundation, P.O. Box 23027, Dartmouth, B3A 1N7 or charity of choice.
LEWIS, Kenneth A. - 69, Little Harbour, Pictou Co., formerly of MacPherson's Mills and Stellarton, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2000, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Stellarton, he was a son of the late Orrie and Geraldine (Dale) Lewis. He had been a resident of MacPherson's Mills for three years prior to which he had resided in Stellarton. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church. Kenneth was a Veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 28, Stellarton. He had worked in maintenance for Sobeys for 20 years up until his retirement. He is survived by son, Keith, MacPherson's Mills; daughter, Lea (Steven) Knee, Dartmouth; three grandchildren; brothers, John (Betty), Little Harbour Road; Joe (Marie), Springville; Jim, British Columbia; sisters, Lorraine (Lloyd) Brenton, British Columbia; Joyce Lewis, Granton; and by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Christine (Mickey) Field and by his second wife, the former Isabel Vance. His remains will rest in H.C.MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton from where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. today, Rev. Sydney Mifflen officiating. Burial will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MANUEL, Theresa - 72, Halifax, passed away peacefully on December 2, 2000, in the Transitional Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. Born October 14, 1928 in Port Royal, Richmond County, she was a daughter of the late William and Blanche (Marchand) Forgeron. She worked for 37 years for W. H. Schwartz & Sons, first as City Shipper and then for Quality Control. She will be dearly missed by her husband of 40 years, Wilfred; sisters, Stella (Clayton) Pellerine, Port Royal; Carmella Ivy, Halifax; brothers, Don (Anne) Forgeron, Thorold, Ont.; Valma (Lucille) Forgeron, St. Catharines, Ont; Urbain (Joyce) Forgeron, Whites Lake; Albert (Mildred) Forgeron, Port Royal; Tony (Irene) Forgeron, Bedford; Frank Forgeron, Delta, BC; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother, Thomas, in infancy; sisters-in-law, Frances Forgeron and Olive Forgeron; brother-in-law, Paul Ivy. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service 10 a.m. today, December 6, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax, Father Lloyd O'Neill officiating. Reception immediately following in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only, please. In lieu, please consider a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Cancer Society, Halifax Unit.
MARSTERS, Laurence Sanford - 80, Hants Border, passed away December 2, 2000, at home. Born in Summerville, Hants Co., he was a son of the late George and Nina (Sanford) Marsters. He had been employed with Minas Basin Pulp & Power Co. Ltd. for 34 years prior to retirement. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his nieces, Kathleen (Sally) Blizzard, Kingston; June (Peter) Hart, Halifax; Carol Phillips, White Rock, B.C.; nephew, Morris (Betty) Marsters, Hantsport. He was predeceased by his sister, Geraldine "Susie"; brothers, Morris and Wilbert. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, December 6, in Lohnes-Beazley Memorial Chapel, 419 Albert St., Windsor, Rev. Valerie Kingsbury officiating. Burial in Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport, Hants Co. Family flowers only please, however, donations may be made to the Kings County Branch of the VON or a charity of your choice.
MARTIN, George Williston - 37, of Calgary, AB, formerly of Caroline Street, Trenton, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2000 in Calgary. Born in New Glasgow, he was the youngest son of Ross and Edna (Smith) Martin of Trenton. He was an employee of CP Rail in Calgary and a member of the CP Safety Commmittee. He attended the College of Fine Arts in Halifax. He was a former employee of Dicksons Garage in Trenton. Surviving are daughters, Natasha, Tanya, and son, Aaron, all of Okotoks, Alberta; sister, Patsy (John) Martell, Trenton; brothers, Joey "Ross", Trenton; Jim (Terry), Trenton; David (Duc), Burnaby, BC; Bobby (Tana), Bowden, Alberta; John "Jackie" (Sue), Dartmouth; chosen brother, Donnie (Helen) Murray, Trenton; several nieces and nephews; three great nieces. No visitation by request. Public funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday at R.H. Porter Funeral Home, Trenton, Rev. James Chisholm officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
McSWEEN, Catherine Ann - 88, of 368 King Edward Street, Glace Bay, passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2000 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Hugh Joseph and Mary Catherine (McNeil) MacDonald. Catherine was a member of St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay. She was a school teacher retiring from St. Michael's Jr. High, Glace Bay. She enjoyed playing the piano, gardening and bowling. She will be sadly missed by daughters, Mary Greta (Rollie) Fletcher, Ontario; Alice Theresa (Russ) Brabant, Toronto and Jessie Marie (Art) Sutherland, Ottawa; sons, James Hugh "Jimmie", Bowmanville, Ontario; and Roderick Joseph (Anna), Glace Bay; brother, Michael MacDonald, Mira; sisters, Margie Devereux, Sydney; Mary Kennedy, Scotchtown. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by husband, Murdock; brothers, Hector and Stevie MacDonald. Visitation for the late Mrs. McSween will be held Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay, Fr. Doug Murphy officiating. Interment will be in St. Anne's Cemetery.
MILLER, Harold Milton - Brookland Street, Antigonish, passed away December 3, 2000, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born February 8, 1916, in Kennetcook, Hants Co., he was a son of the late Frank and Esther (MacPhee) Miller. He moved to and attended school in MacPhee's Corner, Hants Co. He was an avid card player and well known in the senior's circle in Antigonish. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 55 years, Mary (Gates); daughters, Joan Colbourne (Barry), Eastern Passage; Darlene Miller-Cash (Jim), Dartmouth; only sister, Nell Spicer (Harold), Dartmouth; grandchildren, Meghan Cash, Dartmouth; Wayne Miller, Mississauga, Ont. He was predeceased by son, Harold Wayne. Harold will be remembered for his commitment to hard work, loyalty and his willingness to always help others. These principles he passed on to his children and grandchildren. Funeral 11 a.m. today in St. James United Church, Antigonish, Rev. Keith Hagerman officiating. Burial in St. Ninian's Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or charity of choice.
POULTON, Margaret Cecelia - 95, of Dartmouth, passed away Saturday December 2, 2000 in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in Chorley, England, she was a daughter of the late James and Margaret (Bennison) Leigh. Margaret was a lifetime member of the Dartmouth Sportsplex, the Dartmouth Stroke Club, the Dartmouth players and Dartmouth Weight Watchers. She was an active participant at the Dartmouth Seniors Centre and was an avid bingo player. Her energy and enthusiasm for life will be sadly missed by her family and her many friends. She is survived by her husband John; a daughter Constance Eaton, Halifax; step daughters Jackie (Jack) Fauria, Dartmouth; Jennifer (John) MacLean; Marilyn Reaume; Tina (Bruce) Henderson, all of British Columbia; step sons, Michael (Michelle), British Columbia; Martin (Ryke), Alberta; a niece, Elizabeth Greenall, Gloucestershire, England; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, William; a sister, Constance. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. today, December 6, at Northwood Centre, family flowers only, donations in Margarets memory to Northwood Foundation or Bide-A-While Animal Shelter. Arrangements entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street, Dartmouth.
RIDGERS, Charles Edward - 83, Truro, went to be with the Lord on December 3, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Hamilton, Ont., Edward served in the R.C.A.F. during the Second World War, was employed many years with Halliday Craftsman, retired 18 years ago at age 65. He was very well liked and respected by all who knew him. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 and a half years, the former Alma Garrick, Cobequid Hills Seniors Apartments, Hilden; daughter, Susan Henry, Halifax; son, Paul (Carol), Elmira, Ont.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; his twin sister, Violet, Pomona, Calif.; sister, Evelyn (Allan) Chappel, Hamilton, Ont. Also very dear friends, Eldon and Mary Benedict, Hilden. Funeral service today 2 p.m., in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Pastor Daniel Cormier officiating, assisted by Rev. Emeritus Frank Locke of Brookfield United Baptist Church. Burial in Brookfield Westside Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or Brookfield United Baptist Church.
RYAN, Cyril John - 71, Chadwick Place, Halifax, passed away December 3, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Cornelius Thomas and Mary Theresa (Walsh) Ryan. Prior to his retirement, he was employed with the Department of National Defense, CFB Halifax for 44 years. Upon retirement he was Past National Vice President Atlantic of the Union of National Defense Workers. Surviving are his brother, Cornelius and wife Helen; sisters, Mary Gibson, Edna Joyce, Rita Beazley, Marguerite Robinson; many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, in St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Duncan McMaster officiating. Burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery. A reception to follow in church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
TREFRY, Robert Malcolm - 66, North Ohio Road, Yarmouth Co., passed away December 2, 2000, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Yarmouth, he was the son of Elizabeth (Fitzgerald) Trefry, Yarmouth and the late Robert Trefry. He was a past member of the Knights of Columbus, Yarmouth and worked for the Civil Service of Canada in the unemployment office, Yarmouth for 35 years. Surviving are his companion, Joyce Cann-Lewis, North Ohio Road; daughter, Patricia Trefry, Kentville; stepdaughter, Lisa Lewis, South Ohio; sons, Phillip, Pembroke; Richard, Chegoggin; sister, Sharon Trefry, Yarmouth; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Lorraine. No visitation. Graveside service 2 p.m. today in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Rev. John MacPherson officiating. Family flowers only, donations to Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Arrangement entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, 567 Main St., Yarmouth.
UPHOFF, Anneliese "Anne" - 79, Birch Grove, Tantallon, passed away December 5, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Germany, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Willamina (Augusta) Kuenchen. Surviving are her husband, Kurt Uphoff; daughters, Brigitte Houwelling, Tantallon; Peggy Anne Marler, Oshawa, Ont.; Ingrid Vickers, Ajax, Ont.; nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by four brothers. Cremation has taken place. No service by request. Arrangements under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax.
VAN DE CATSEYEN, M. Catherine "Kay" - 87, RK MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish, passed away December 4, 2000, in the home. Born in Sherbrooke, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late James and Marie (Rudolph) Michaud. She resided most of her adult life in Rome, New York and Florida, retiring to Nova Scotia in the mid seventies. Surviving are brothers, David Michaud, Sherbrooke; Robert Michaud, Auld's Cove; Charlie Austin MacDonald, Antigonish; a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred; sisters, Mary Falt, Agnes Armsworthy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Funeral 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Rev. Will MacPherson officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to friends of the RK.
WILSON, Catherine - 72, of Queensland passed away peacefully December 3, 2000 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Infirmary Site. Born in Hespeler, Ontario, August 16, 1928, she was the daughter of the late James and Willemena (Papps) Jardine. In March 1956 she married Samuel Wilson. Surviving besides her husband Samuel are son, Mark and his wife Nancy, and their son Peter, St. John's, NFLD; son, John and his sons, Matthew, Christopher and daughter, Laura, Surrey, BC; daughter, Christie Susanne Wilson, Dartmouth. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was predeceased by her sister, Mary Jardine and brother, Billy Jardine. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. , followed by a memorial service at 3:30 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Lung Association.