ANDERSON, Terrance Jerome - 46, East Havre Boucher, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2000, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of Margaret "Peggy" (MacMaster) Anderson, East Harvre Boucher and the late James J. Anderson. He was a boiler maker and a member of St. Paul's Parish, Havre Boucher. Surviving are brothers, Allan (Tammy), Port Hawkesbury; Andrew (Donna), Halifax; James (Grace), Brampton, Ont.; niece, Terri Lee; nephews, Noah, Eli and Dewayne. He was predeceased by brother, Bill MacMaster; paternal grandparents, Allan and Agnes Anderson; maternal grandparents, Andrew and Mary Jess MacMaster. Funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m. today in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Angus MacGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Building Fund. Arrangements entrusted to Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
CALDWELL, Egbert Leroy - 96, of Hilden, formerly of Hardwood Lands, passed away October 15, 2000 at Williams Country Home, Hilden. Born in Nine Mile River, he was a son of the late Peter and Matilda (MacDonald) Caldwell. He is the last surviving member of his family. He was a member of the former Odd Fellow Lodge, IOOF, Milford. He was a member and honorary elder of the Nine Mile River United Church. He was a farmer most of his life. He enjoyed carpentry and was a collector of antique clocks. He is survived by sons, Egbert (Helen); Kenneth (Elizabeth), both of Truro; daughters, Blanche (Earle) Tanner, of Hardwood Lands; Mary (Ross) Boylan, of Halifax; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by wife, Alice Gay; daughter, Muriel in infancy; grandson, Donald in infancy; brothers, Wildred, David and Harold; sisters, Bessie, Lillie, Sarah, Claire and Elsa. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, October 18, 2000, all in the Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. Rev. Helen Waddell officiating, assisted by Rev. Curtis McDonald. Burial in Sandy Hill Cemetery, Belnan. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Nine Mile River United Church, Sandy Hill Cemetery Society, Belnan or a charity of choice.
CHABOT-BREMNER, Irene - 62, Sackville, formerly of Montreal, passed away October 16, 2000 at home. Born in Montreal, August 3, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Rolland and Salma Chabot. She was an active member of the Bluenose Tradition Ladies Barber Shop Chorus. Irene enjoyed gardening and her greatest strength was her ability to love everyone she met. Surviving are her husband, Bud Bremner; daughter, Christine (Barry) Enos, Delray Beach, Florida; sons, Richard (Hume) Enos, Mississauga, Ont.; John (Monida) Enos, Quebec; stepsons, Tony (Pam) Bremner, Dartmouth; Terry (Marion) Bremner, Herring Cove; Timmy Bremner, Dartmouth; 11 grandchldren; brother, Paul Chabot, Quebec; sister, Madelaine Chabot, Quebec. She was predeceased by her sister, Pauline Chabot. Funeral service will be held Thursday, October 19, at 1 p.m. in St. Elizabeth Seton Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Palliative Care Program, QEII. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive.
CLAYTON, J. Doris - 82, of Halifax, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2000 at her home. Born October 11, 1918, in Black River, Kings County, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Ella (Long) Ells. In her early years, she lived in White Rock, Kings County. She was a graduate of King County Academy and also Mack Business College. She was the first secretary at Canadian Keyes Fibre, Hantsport and in later years, she was a secretary with the Travellers Insurance Co., Halifax. She was an active supporter and worker of the Hantsport Baptist Church, Hantsport and the Kings Daughters Group. She was a member of Edgewood United Church, Halifax, and active with C.G.I.T. and the Mayflower Ladies Group. She is survived by her brother, Alvin (Betty), Hantsport; sisters, Helen Davidson, Wolfville; Bernita (Donald) Davison, Hantsport; Erna (Bev) Sawler, Coldbrook; nieces and nephews, Wanda and Wenda; Dan and Tom, Kim and Steven, Dawn and Tim; devoted friend, Kathleen. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert C. Clayton. Her remains have been cremated. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2000, at the Edgewood United Church, corner of Connaught Ave. and Young St., Halifax, Rev. John Roberts and Rev. Carman W. Riggs are officiating, followed by interment at Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations in her memory may be made to Edgewood United Church, Canadian Cancer Society, Hope Cottage or the Food Bank.
CORMACK, John Angus - 72, Columbia St., Sydney, passed away October 15, 2000, in the Breton Bay Nursing Home. Born in Gabarus, he was a son of the late Gordon and Edna M. (Harrison) MacCormack. He was employed as a Chemist with Domtar in Montreal. Surviving are his wife, Hazel (MacInnis); daughter, Elaine, Halifax; son, Bruce, Winnipeg; sisters, Sarah Brown, Ottawa; Jean Busby, Kingston, Ont.; Helen Riley, Sydney; brothers, James, Coxheath; Donald, Sydney; Clarence, Regina; Gilbert, Ottawa; Lloyd, Howie Centre. He was predeceased by his brother, Calvin. Funeral 2 p.m. today, in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Burial in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Rev. Robert Lyle officiating.
CRANE, Joseph Arthur - 81, 40 Christopher Crescent, Sydney, formerly of Sydney Mines, passed away October 15, 2000, at home. Born and educated in Sydney Mines, he was the son of the late James and Lydia (Brown) Crane. A veteran of the Second World War, he was a member of the Cape Breton Highlanders from 1939 to 1946. He was one of the first from the ranks commissioned as First Lieutenant on January 5, 1941. He served overseas in England, Africa and Italy and upon his return to Canada, served in Farnham, Que. After leaving the Army in 1946, he became a Social Worker for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Montreal and Ottawa. He made his home in Montreal and later in Chateauguay, Que. He retired in 1979 and moved to Sydney in 1991. He was a devout member of St. Joseph's Parish, Sydney. He was noted for his hospitality and was most welcoming to all who came to his home. He loved music, played the piano and loved to listen to other musicians play, especially is wife, Mary. He also enjoyed gardening and playing golf. Surviving are his wife, Mary (Cordeau) Crane; daughters, Anne Semerdjian, Vancouver, B.C.; Brenda Bezer, Ajax, Ont.; brothers, Frederick, Sydney Mines; Bernard, Margaree; sister, Isabel MacNeil, Sydney Mines; six grandchildren; ; one great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, James. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Immaculate Conception Church, Sydney Mines, Rev. Leo Cordeau officiating. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Sydney Mines. Donations to Cape Breton Palliative Care.
CREELMAN, F. Jean - 90, Little Bass River, Colchester Co., passed away October 16, 2000, in Peck's Home For Seniors, Lornevale. Born in Neil's Harbour, she was a daughter of the late Rev. Charles W. and Florence (Canavan) Neish. She had been a resident of Bass River for 59 years. She was a graduate of Dalhousie University and she worked for the Dominion Bureau of Statistics in Ottawa. She was a registered nurse and worked with the Victorian Order of Nurses. She later taught school for several years and did volunteer work for charitable groups, especially the Canadian Red Cross and The Canadian Cancer Society. She served as church organist and treasurer at St. Luke's Anglican Church, Bass River for many years. Surviving are son, John and wife Betty, Little Bass River; sister, Ethel and husband Dr. Glendon McCormick, Karsdale, Annapolis Co.; grandchildren, Matthew, Kyoto, Japan; Mark, Lower Economy. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell; son, Kenneth in infancy; brothers, Arthur and David. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today and a memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, both in Riverside United Church, Bass River, Rev. Dr. Kate Crawford and Rev. Gordon Neish officiating. Burial in the Riverside United Church Cemetery, Bass River. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Riverside United Church, or to the West Colchester Community Health Centre, Bass River or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall Funeral Home, Great Village.
CROUSE, Doran Llewellyn - 97, Cherryfield, Annapolis County, passed away October 15, 2000, in Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown, Annapolis County. Born in Cherryfield, Annapolis Co., he was a son of the late Dean and Sarah (Zwicker) Crouse. He worked in the woods and as a mason, farmer, carpenter, butcher and blacksmith. He invented a number of items to assist him in his work. He had a wonderful sense of humor and showed it when he acted as a performer on many occasions for variety shows and functions for his community and charities alike. He sang and played accordion and mouth organ. He was also a hunter and fisherman and often acted as a guide. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, North River, a past member of Independent Order of Odd Fellows and a past member of New Horizons Seniors Club, New Germany. Surviving are his son, Carrol, Cherryfield; daughter, Julia Wright, Coldbrook, Kins Co.; three grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Sadie Agnes Sarty; sisters, Edna, Lois, Sadie; twin sister, Dorothy Crouse; brother, Ernest; half-brothers, Twining and Audrey Crouse. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 10:30 a.m. Thursday, both in Langille's Funeral Home, New Germany, Lunenburg Co., Rev. Don McFadden LT officiating, assisted by Rev. Wayne Mitten. Burial in East Dalhousie Baptist Cemetery, East Dalhousie. Donations to Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown, Annapolis Co.
GUITARD, Kenneth Wayne - 53, Amherst, passed away October 16, 2000, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in East Amherst, Cumberland Co., he was a son of the late Leonard and Evelyn (Stiles) Guitard. He worked for many years as a carpet/flooring installer for various places. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 10, Amherst. He was an honorary member of the Amherst Fire Department after having served for 20 years. Surviving are his wife, the former Shari MacDonald; son, Kenneth Guitard, Terrace, B.C.; brother, Walter Guitard, Amherst; sisters, Sharon Chapman, Bridgewater; Charlotte Hogan, Elmsdale. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in Campbell's Chapel, Rev. Allan Griffin and Deacon Howard Gotell officiating. The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 10, Amherst will hold their service in conjunction with the funeral service. Burial in St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery, Amherst. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
HINES, Carlyle S. "Carl" - 90, of East Noel, passed away Monday, October 16, 2000 in Haliburton Place, Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in East Noel, he was a son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Neil) Hines. He was superintendant of timber bridges for the Department of Highways for 25 years. He travelled province-wide and especially enjoyed his time in Cape Breton. He is survived by sons, Murray (Sandra), East Noel; Eugene (Shirley), Cobourg, Ont.; daughters, Carolyn (Dennis Casey); Kaye (Norman Casey); Judy (Averett Huntley), all of Rawdon; Marcia (Beverley Patterson), East Noel; 14 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; sisters, Iva Hennigar, Noel; Cora Sutherland, Truro; brother, Alworth, East Noel. He was predeceased by his wife, Freda (Densmore); brothers, Havelock, Harris; sisters, Gladys, Ruby, Mary, Leonica; 1 grandson; 1 great granddaughter. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. today at the Withrow MacMillan Funeral Home, East Noel, Rev. Sandra Cox officiating. Private burial to follow in the Noel Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit or Haliburton House, c/o Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, Nova Scotia, B0N 2T0.
HIRTLE, Albert Dean - 96, Liverpool, Queens Co., passed away October 15, 2000, in the Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Charleston, he was a son of the late Delbert Hirtle and Alice (Ramey) Hirtle. He served with the (B) Squadron 23rd Army Tank Regiment, CAC, and RCR Halifax Rifles in England and Germany during the Second World War. He retired from Bowater Mersey in 1969 and was a member of the Charleston United Baptist Church. He enjoyed bingo, nature and the outdoors including hunting and fishing. He will be greatly missed by Sarah and the rest of the bingo gang. He is survived by his son, Albert J. and his wife Meleta, Tampa, Fla.; son-in-law, Keith Wyer and his wife Vivian, Liverpool; grandchildren, Wendy and her husband Piers Hazeldine, Liverpool; Ron Wyer and his wife Annette, Bridgewater; great-grandchildren, Robyn, Ryan, Heidi, Tia and Dana. He was predeceased by his wife, Grace (Shupe); daughter, Shirley Wyer; sisters, Mae, Viola and Bertie; brothers, William, Clifford, Delbert, Herman and Vincent. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., today, October 18 in Chandlers Funeral Chapel, Liverpool, Rev. Sheila Smith officiating. Burial will take place in the Old Charleston Cemetery, Queens County. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Charleston United Baptist Church, VON Queens County Branch or charity of choice.
HOLTAN, Constable Sigurd William `Zig' - 46, Spryfield, passed away suddenly October 14, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Blandford and raised in Bayswater, he was a son of Stella (Cleveland) Holton and the late Haakon Holtan. He was a proud member of the Halifax Police Force and then the Halifax Regional Police Force for 25 years. He was an avid bowler with Pelham Electric League and loved everything to do with the outdoors. He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Sandra (Hogan) Holtan; son, Brian, and daughter, Karen, both at home; brothers Donald and Fred, both of Bayswater; sister Edna, St. Stephen, N.B.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father and brother, Olaf. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today in All Saints Anglican Church, Bayswater, Rev. Richard Walsh will officiate assisted by Canon Robert Power. Burial in the church cemetary. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Burn Unit of the IWK Grace Health Centre.
HOWE, Ruby Alice - 79, Halifax, passed away October 14, 2000 suddenly at home. Born October 31, 1920 in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late George Dyer Hamlin and Rachel Hiscock. She was an active member of St. Mark's Anglican Church, Halifax and also a member of the choir. She was predeceased by her husband Gilbert and son, Michael as well as brothers, George, William, Arthur and Earl. She is survived by her son, Bishop-Elect Bruce Howe and his wife, Jane of London, Ont.; also four grandchildren, Amanda, Sarah, Mary Theresa and Sandra; four great grandchildren, Donna, Anthony, Elizabeth, and Julia; brother, Reginald and her sister and friend, Edith Hamlin. Cremation has taken place and Memorial Eucharist will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2000, at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Anglicn Church, Halifax with Canon Sue Moxley officiating. Interment to follow in Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mark's Anglican Church Building Fund, 5522 Russell St., Halifax, B3K 1X2.
HUTCHINGS, Shirley Mae - 53, of Dartmouth, formerly of Spaniards Bay, Newfoundland, passed away October 17, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Belle Island, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late George and Blanche Janes. She was a former employee of Argosy Seafoods, Newfoundland for 21 years. She loved the outdoors and walking with her friends. Survived by husband, Roland; daughter, Wanda (Greg Fillier); son, Glen and wife Karen, all of Dartmouth; sisters, Sadie of Makinsons, Newfoundland; and Mary of Spaniards Bay, Newfoundland; brothers, Pat and June both of Cambridge, Ontario; five grandchildren, Nikki, Chris, Jen, Dillon, Ashley. Predeceased by two brothers, John and Eddie. Funeral will be held at a later date in Newfoundland. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth.
KENT, Doris Mary Katherine - 83, of Halifax, formerly of Hubbards and Queensland passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 15, 2000 at the QEII, Halifax Infirmary Site. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (DeWolfe) Morash. Doris had an extensive career as a teacher, holding a variety of positions in Halifax and the surrounding areas. In addition she was a homemaker, a devoted mother and grandmother to her family. Survived by daughters, Carol (Jim) Fryday, Black Point; Susan (Edward) Norman, Vancouver; Elizabeth (Duncan) Gray, Head of St. Margaret's Bay; sons, Phillip (Nancy), Annapolis Royal; Timothy (Lynn), Westchester Station; Paddy, Waterville; 10 granddaughter and 5 grandsons; 3 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Burton Kent; brother, John Morash and sister, Florence Morash; a daughter in law, Janet Kent. Visitation today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. Funeral Thursday, 11 a.m. October 19, 2000, from St. Luke's Anglican Church, Hubbards. Rev. Mark Pretty officiating. Burial in the Pine Hill Cemetery, Hubbards. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Apple Tree Foundation, P.O. 128, Waterville, NS, D0P 1Z0.
LaPIERRE, Marie - 91, Cheticamp, passed away away October 15, 2000, in Sacred Heart Community Health Centre, Cheticamp. Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late Emilien Roach and Esther (Chiasson) Roach. She was a member of St. Peter's Church, Cheticamp. Surviving are sons, Georgie, Bernie, Cheticamp; daughters, Marie Julie Boudreau, Madelaine, Cheticamp; Monique Gallant, Bras d'Or; brother, Willie, Ontario; sisters, Lucie Roach, Cheticamp; Olive Maillet, Halifax; many devoted grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Moise; infant daughter, Mina; brothers, Tim, Joe; sisters, Helen Roach, Elizabeth Beaver, Mina Deveaux. Funeral mass 10 a.m. today, in St. Peter's Church, Cheticamp, Rev. Maurice Riberdy officiating. Interment in parish cemetery.
LIVINGSTON, Charlotte Ann (Gillis) - passed away quietly in her 84th year at St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax. Born in Port Hawkesbury, she was a daughter of the late John and Catherine (MacDonald) Gillis. She was predeceased in 1978 by her husband Dr. William Rodger Livingston. She is survived by her son John and wife Margaret (Peterson) and her daughter Ann and husband Earl Gust, both of Deep River, Ontario. Greatly loved and sorely missed by grandchildren Heather Livingston and Rodger, Caitlin and Erin Gust. Also survived by brothers Donald Gillis, Roddy Gillis and sister Hazel Isaac, all of Halifax, as well as many nieces and nephews in Nova Scotia. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. today in St. Ignatius Church, Bedford, with Father David MacDonald officiating. Burial will take place at a later date. A Memorial service will also be held in Our Lady of Good Council Church, Deep River, Ontario. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Society.
MacDONALD, E. Ross - 65, 19 Ingraham St., North Sydney, passed away October 16, 2000, at home. Born in Sydney and raised in Gabarus, he was a son of Edwin and Ada (MacGillvary) MacDonald. He was employed with Marine Atlantic in North Sydney for 35 years retiring in 1992. He was a member and elder of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, member and Past Master Royal Albert Masonic Lodge, Past President A.O.T.S. Mens Club of the Church for seven years, member of Fulton Orange Lodge, he was involved with North Sydney Minor Hockey and served as president for two years. Surviving are his wife, Eileen MacDonald; daughters, Cathy Hart, Bras d'Or; Darlene McAdam, Ottawa; Trina, Florence; sons, Wayne, North Sydney; Sidney, Point Aconi; 11 grandchildren; sisters, Sharon Hawco, Sydney; Janice MacPherson, Marion Bridge; a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney, Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations to Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton or the Canadian Cancer Society.
MacDONALD, Mary Margaret - 89, 5 Julie's Walk, Halifax, formerly of 77 French St., Sydney, passed away October 15, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Big Beach, she was a daughter of the late John R. and Mary (Cameron) MacLean. She was a former member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Whitney Pier. She was employed for several years in New Bedford, Mass. as a cook returning to Cape Breton in 1949. Surviving are daughter, Ann-Marie, Halifax; sons, Charlie, Amsterdam; Jack, Manotick, Ont.; Joe, Frank, Vancouver; six grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Charles Senecal; second husband, John A. MacDonald; brothers, Malcolm, John Angus, Johnnie Beagh, Roddy, Michael, Henry; sisters, Rita, Betty, Agnes, Sadie, Mary, Catherine. Funeral 10 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Church, Rev. Dan MacDonald officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to the Oncology Unit, Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
MacLEAN, Joseph - 80, of New Waterford, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2000 at home. Born in River Denys, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late Sam A. and Jessie (MacCormick) MacLean. Surviving are daughter, Murial Ann Sabourin, New Waterford; sons, Roddie (Beverly) Sabourin, New Victoria; Jackie MacLean, Ottawa; 1 brother, John Angus, Port Hawkesbury; six grandchildren, Joanna, Christina, Candace, Kelsie, Katelynn, William. Joseph was predeceased by his first wife, Bernice (Weatherbee) MacLean; common law wife, Rita Doreen Sabourin; sisters, Sarah Mary (Sadie), Lizie, Flora Catherine; brothers, Hughie, Archie, Norman Dan, John Donald, Roddie. Visitation was held Tuesday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. Visitation will also take place today from 7-9 p.m. in Saint Dionysius Church, River Denys. Funeral mass will be held Thursday, October 19, at 11 a.m. in Saint Dionysius Church, River Denys with Rev. Allan MacPhee officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
McGUSHIN, Martha - 76, Bridgewater, passed away October 15, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Ayshire, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Ann (Crawford) Lawrence. She is survived by her daughter, Frances (Kirk Himmelman), Bridgewater; granddaughters, Jeananne (Steven) Weagle, Dartmouth; Cathryn (Scott) Adams, Fall River; great-grandchildren, Riley and Emma Adams; sisters, Jean and Helen, both of Paisley, Scotland; Ann, Blackpool, England; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Stephen; daughter, Margaret Ann Hepburn; brothers, Andrew and Frank; sisters, Betty, Catherine and Nancy. There will be no memorial service. The family will receive friends and relatives, this evening from 7-9 p.m., in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MELANSON, Rose Anne - 90, St. Bernard, Digby Co., passed away October 16, 2000, in the Digby General Hospital. Born in St. Bernard, she was a daughter of the late Anselm and Elizabeth Theriault. Surviving are son, Kevin, St. Bernard; two granddaughters. She was predeceased by her husband, Moise. Funeral 10 a.m. today, in St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church, St. Bernard, Rev. Clovis Chiasson officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to any charity.
NICKERSON, Marion Roberta - 53, Barrington, Shelburne Co., passed away at home on Sunday, October 15, 2000. Born at Sandy Point, she was a daughter of Robert and Fran (Pinkham) Swim, Barrington. She was a devoted daughter, mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed doing crafts and caring for her children and grandchildren. She was a member of the Wesley United Church, Barrington, past president and member of the Shelburne County Diabetic Association. She was dearly loved and will be forever missed by her husband, Ronald; daughter, Shauna Scott (Todd), Riverhead; son, Robert, Barrington; grandchildren, Jared, Shania; sister, Cindy, Clark's Harbour; brothers, Jon (Pam), Alan (Ella), Chris (Diane), Anthony, all of Barrington; maternal grandmother, Bessie Pinkham, Barrington; many nieces and nephews. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today, in H. Huskilson's Memorial Chapel, Barrington, Rev. Pamela Hamilton officiating. Burial will be in the River Dale Cemetery, Riverhead. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
RICHARDSON, Graham Barry - 59, Halifax, passed away October 16, 2000 at the VG Hospital. Born in Halifax on March 26, 1941, he was the son of the late Roy and Violet (Cochrane) Richardson. Graham served in the RCAF, 1962 to 1964, returning from a posting in Germany to Halifax to complete his Bachelor of Science degree from Dalhousie University in 1969. He worked for Maritime Tel & Tel Co. Ltd. for 25 years, retiring in 1994. Graham was an avid golfer and a long time member of Oakfield Golf and Country Club. Graham is survived by son, Scott; brothers, Roy (Mildred), Robert (Nancy) and sister, Dorothy; sister in law, Una; six nieces and three nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Donald. Relatives will be receiving visitors at Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax, from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2000 with a memorial service in the Chapel at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
ROBB, Helen L. - of Chester and formerly of Halifax passed away on October 14, 2000 in Shoreham Village Home for Special Care, Chester. She was the daughter of the late Egbert and Mabel (Denton) Morse. She worked for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Halifax for over forty years. She is survived by her sister, Grace Scott of Warwick, Rhode Island, U.S.A., and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Allan C. Robb; sisters, Christine Elliff and Pauline Mattinson; brothers, Robert W.P., Wilfred, and Cecil; also a niece and a nephew. No visitation by request. Funeral service to be held today, October 18, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. in Davis Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the family plot at Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax. Rev. Dan Green officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any charity.
SAMPSON, Eloise Catherine - 73, of Halifax, passed away October 17, 2000 in Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, V.G. Site. Born in Torrance California, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Minnie (Jackson) Walker. She was a retired employee of Sears Canada. Surviving are daughters, Diane Walker, Halifax; Sharon (David) Tipping, Goose Bay, Labrador; Beverley (John) Langille, Halifax; Judy (Ron) Dockrill, Edmonton and Charleen Sampson, Dartmouth; grandchildren, John, Barrie, Dean, Dennis, Shelley, Phillip, Paddy, Leslie, Ron, Derek and by six great grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Charles; brothers, Clifford, Weldon, Don, Fred; sisters, Margaret and Helen Walker. Cremation has taken place, memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, in St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Lung Association.
SANDERSON, Betty Marie - 52, Cambridge, Hants Co., passed away October 15, 2000 in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Killiams Mill, NB, on January 23, 1948, she was a daughter of Emily Gertrude (Pugsley) Lake and the late James Emerson. Betty was an active gardener and loved country music. Surviving are her husband, Herbert; daughters, Kathy Riley, of Dartmouth; Connie Blancher, of Cambridge, Hants Co.; and Stacey Perry of Saint John, NB; sons, Peter of East Walton and Martin of Saint John, NB; 14 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sister, Helen Wilcox, of Cambridge; brothers, Edward of Cape Breton; Ronald of Parrsboro and Harold of Cambridge, Hants Co. Predeceased by brother, Arthur. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be today, October 18, 2000 at 2 p.m. in the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Highway 215, Summerville, NS, Rev. Garnet Parker officiating assisted by Bert Walsh. Interment at High Head Cemetery, Cambridge, Hants Co. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
STEIGER, Barbara - 58, of Brampton, Ont., passed away suddenly at St. Joseph's Hospital, Brampton, Ont., on September 24, 2000. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Murdock and Carmella MacIsaac. She was a member of St. Leonard's Parish, Brampton, Ont. Surviving are daughters, Cathy Burke, New Waterford; Shonna (Richard) Bailey, Grand Prairie, Alberta; son, Raymond, Napeon, Ont.; four sisters, Trudy, Boston; Arlene, Winnipeg; Sharon and Gen, both of Ontario; a brother, Raymond, BC; and five grandchildren, Melissa, Devon and Chad Burke, Garreth, Megan Bailey. Visitation and funeral were both held in Brampton under the direction of Ward Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. in Mount Carmel Parish Thursday, October 19, with Fr. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford.
SWAYSLAND, Mary Violet - 93, of Bedford, passed away October 14, 2000 in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late William and Isabell (Bonang) Swaysland. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Daisy, Mabel and Rosie; brothers, William, Stephen and Thomas. Funeral service will be held 12 noon today in St. James Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Father David MacDonald officiating. Arrangements entrusted to T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 1216 Bedford Highway, Bedford.
TAKER, Roy Lindsay - 69, of Seaforth passed away October 15, 2000 at Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital. Born in the Magdaline Islands, he was the son of the late Percy and Birdie (Keating) Parker. He was employed with DND as a heavy equipment operator at CFB Shearwater, where he retired from in 1987. Surviving are sons, Stephen and Phillip, both of Dartmouth; daughters, Nancy of Edmonton, Alta.; Suzanne of Halifax; Terilyn of Vancouver, BC; grandchildren, Jayson and Autumn; sisters, Lucy Fletcher of Ottawa; Blanche Kendall of Nanaimo, BC; Greta MacDonald of Port Alberni, BC. He was predeceased by his wife, Norma (Cheverie); son, Michael; brother, Lawrence. Funeral service 11 a.m. today at St. James Church, Seaforth, Rev. David Garrett officiating. Burial to follow in Seaforth Cemetery. Family would like to thank the members of the community, the caregivers at Home Care Nova Scotia and Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital, who gave selflessly throughout his lengthy illness.
WESSELL, George "Vernon" - age 78, of Hopewell , passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on October 14, 2000 in Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Hospital, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Born on October 23, 1921 in Halifax, he was the son of the late Daniel (Bob) and Rita (Hartlen) Wessell. He retired from the Department of Social Services, Digby in 1985. Prior to that he worked for the CNR for 25 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Springhill and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Hopewell. He served in the Canadian Army overseas in the World War II. Vernon was an avid golfer. He is survived by his wife Nora (Barkhouse), Hopewell; son, Danny, Westville; daughter, Heather and son-in-law, Wayne Gladwin, Dartmouth; granddaughter, Angella Gladwin, Dartmouth; sisters Bee Mason, Halifax; Joyce Lushington, Calgary; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his infant grandson, Andrew Gladwin. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service to be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 21, 2000 in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, East River Road, New Glasgow, Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. Reception to follow service. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Veterans Memorial Hospital, the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.
WHEELER, Helena Genevieve - 92, Halifax, passed away October 13, 2000, in Northwood Manor. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of William "Billie" Duggan and Charlotte Mary Duggan (Sawler). Born in Halifax in 1908. She survived the Halifax Explosion as a school girl and supplied much information in detail to numerous writers and researchers. For the past eight years she has been a resident of Northwood Manor where she was lovingly cared for by staff and will be sadly missed. Surviving are daughters, Madolyn (Mrs. William Rogers), Halifax; Shirley (Mrs. Roy Duckworth), Bedford; brothers, David, Harry "Bud" and Paul; grandchildren, Sherry (Mrs. Michael Longaphy), Halifax; Anthony Rogers, Chester; Robert Rogers, Chester; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Nancy, Nicholas and Amanda, Halifax; Timothy and Stephen, Chester. She was predeceased by husband, Charles "Garnet" Wheeler; daughter, Audrey in infancy; sisters, Irene, Lydia, Phyllis, Edna and Bessie; brothers, Gordon and Kenneth. No visitation. Memorial service today, October 18, at1:30 p.m. in Northwood Manor for staff and friends. Helena's strong faith enabled her to live a long life which revolved around her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Our lives have all been blessed by her love.
ZWICKER, Margaret Mary - 91, Seabright, passed away October 16, 2000 at the QEII. Born in LaHave Islands, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of the late Angus and Harriett Bush. She is survived by son, Harold, Sackville; daughter, Edna, Louisbourg; grandsons, David, with whom she resided, Walter, Phillip, Lindsay, Kevin and Ellsworth; granddaughters, Carol, Gloria, Donna, Laurieann, Heather and Karen and several great grandchildren; sisters, Florence Arnold, Florida; Ruth Patterson, St. Mary's Ontario; brothers, Namon, Tantallon; Basil, St. Mary's Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband, Marshall; son, Melvin; sisters, Helen and Lillian; brothers, Oswald, Theodore and Melbourne. Funeral service 2 p.m. today at the Seabright Baptist Church, Seabright, Rev. Peter Metcalfe officiating. Burial in the Baptist Cemetery, Beech Hill Road, Seabright.