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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 164

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Date: Tuesday, 22 April 2008, at 5:41 p.m.

CAMPBELL, Jerome - 69, of Glencoe Station, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2001, in Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Born December 12, 1931, in Glencoe Station, he was a son of the late John A. and Margaret (MacDonnell) Campbell. He was a member of St. Peter's Parish, Port Hood. He is survived by sisters, Mary MacPhail, Winnipeg; Sandra (Neil) MacKinnon, Medway, Mass.; brothers, James (Joyce), Mississauga, Ont.; Douglas, Glencoe Station; Father D.C., New York City; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother in infancy. The late Mr. Campbell will rest in Port Hood Funeral Home with visitation from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 15. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Peter's Church, Port Hood, Rev. D.C. Campbell officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery under the direction of Inverness Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter's Cemetery Fund.

CARR, Rosa Frances (Rose) - 79, Scotia Nursing Home, formerly of Windsor Junction, passed away April 11, 2001 at the QEII Infirmary Site. Born in Windsor Junction, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Maude (Parnell) Lee. She was a housewife and had been employed 12 years with the Ashburn Golf Club, Windsor Junction. She was a past member of St. Thomas Anglican Church, Fall River. She was a member of the Fall River Seniors Friendly Group. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving is one son, Wilfred (Barb) Windsor Junction; grandchildren, Jennifer and Natalie. She was predeceased by her husband, Havelock; brothers, John and Cecil and sisters, Pearl and Bertha. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place under direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in Scotia Nursing Home, Beaverbank. A reception to follow at the Nursing Home. Family flowers only. Private burial in Fall River Cemetery. Donations may be made to Friends of Scotia Society.

CONRAD, Glayden L. - 81,Conquerall Bank, Lunenburg Co., passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Cherry Hill, he was a son of the late Abbott and Lalia Conrad. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his wife, the former Reta Teale; son, Lynnwood (Barb), Bridgewater; grandchildren, Katy, Adam; daughter, Lisa-Ann (Michael) Conway, Halifax; grandchildren, Kalyn, Kelseigh. He was predeceased by two sisters and eight brothers. Visitation today, April 15, from 7-9 p.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Family flowers only. Donations to the South Shore Regional Hospital Foundation, Bridgewater, St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Conquerall Bank or charity of choice.

CRAIG, Eldon Joseph - 45, of Eastern Passage, passed away suddenly on April 13, 2001. Born in Eastern Passage, he was a son of Joseph and Loretta (Henneberry) Craig, of Eastern Passage. He was employed with the Nova Scotia Power Corporation. He played hockey and was a member of the Hartlin Point Golf Club. He is survived by his wife, the former Christine Thibault; two sons, Robert Joseph and Andrew Charles; brothers, Jim (Cathy), Cole Harbour; Eric (June) and Mike (Gail), all of Eastern Passage; several nieces and nephews. Visiting will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, April 15, in Eastern Passage Community Funeral Home, 5 Cow Bay Road. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Passage, Rev. Thomas Thekkekara officiating. Burial will be in St. Andrews cemetery. A reception will follow in the Eastern Passage Fire Hall. Family flowers only by request, in lieu, donations may be made to any charity.

DeCOSTE, Irene M. - 86, Mattie Settlement, Antigonish Co., passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Barrio's Beach, Antigonish Co., she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Lillian (Pettipas) DeCoste. Irene was a woman of deep faith, a loving mother and devout wife. She had a deep affection for her grandchildren and a great love of card playing. She is survived by daughters, Edith (Vincent) DeCoste, Monastery; Leona (Gary) Bennett, Linwood; Elizabeth DeCoste, Mattie Settlement; Maureen (Robert) Bennett, Antigonish; Debbie (Johnny) Bowie, Afton; sons, Bernard (Rosemarie), Mattie Settlement; Patrick (Rita), Grosvenor; Leonard (Candy), Toronto; John (Maureen), Antigonish; Clarence (Sandy), Sheet Harbour; Billy (Sharon), Mattie Settlement; sister, Florence Pettipas, Linwood; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Benedict; brothers, Willie, Benny, Charlie, Clarence, Francis, Raymond and Alphonse; sisters, Bella, Mary and Emma. Visitation will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 15, in St. Peter's Place, Tracadie. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in St. Peter's Church, Tracadie, Rev. John Barry officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish.

DELANEY, Robert Earl - 84, of Athol, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001, at home. Born and raised in Athol, he was a son of the late Harvey and Olive Mae (Jones) Delaney. He served overseas with the Royal Canadian Army during the Second World War. Following the war, he lived in Waverley for 35 years and worked for many years at the post office in Halifax. While living in Waverley he was a member of St. John's Anglican Church and was active in church work, in the Fire Department and the Scouting movement. He was a life member of Royal Canadian Legion, Dieppe Branch 90. He returned to Athol in 1982. He leaves to mourn a daughter, Brenda Kaulback (Robert), Lower Sackville; sons, Glenn (Cathy), Seattle, Wash.; Harold (Joanna), Athol; Ronald (Becky), Fall River; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Gertrude O'Grady; brothers, Jerrold, Max, Claude and Vincent. His remains have been cremated and a memorial service will be held in Saint Thomas Anglican Church, Fall River, at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16, 2001. Father Michael Mitchell officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association through Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst.

DEVEAU, Celine Marie - 99, of La Maison au Coucher du Soleil, Saulnierville, Digby Co., formerly of Meteghan Station, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2001, in the home. Born in Saulnierville Station, she was a daughter of the late Albeni and Elizabeth (Deveau) Fournier. She is survived by sons, Edward Leo, Meteghan Station; Alphonse, Halifax; Alfred, Bangor; daughters, Lucy Hyden, British Columbia; Cecilia Hicks, Agnes Comeau, May Hicks, Meteghan Station; Prescille Comeau, Bangor; brother, George Fournier, Yarmouth; 63 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Leo; sons, Peter and Dennis; brother, John; sister, Mabel. Arrangements under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2001 in Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to La Maison au Coucher du Soleil, Saulnierville.

DRAPEAU-COSGROVE, Doris - 78, of Northwood Centre, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2001, in VG Site, QEII. Born in Dominion, Cape Breton Co., she was a daughter of the late Clara (Fielding) and Arthur Petrie. A graduate of Maritime Business College and was a secretary to Dr. Bernie Miller. She will always be remembered for her faith, courage and humor. She is survived by her son, William Cosgrove, Halifax; daughters, Joanne Hennebury, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Maureen Parsons, Coldbrook; Elayne Tobin, Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Michael, Michelle and Shawn Hennebury, Robert Parsons; great-granddaughter, Baily. She was predeceased by husbands, Edward T. Cosgrove and Joseph Anthony Drapeau; twin sister, Constance; brothers, Leonard Fielding and Arthur Gerald. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, April 15, in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m Monday, April 16, 2001, in Northwood Chapel. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Tree of Life Foundation, Northwood.

HARNISH, David Rae - 46, of Beaver Bank, passed away April 11, 2001 at home. Born in Halifax, he was the son of Annie Louise and the late Rae Harnish. He was self employed as an auto body mechanic. He was an avid skeet shooter, having won many awards. David enjoyed gardening, reading, darts and billiards, and he loved his nieces and nephews very much. He is survived by sisters, Marilyn (Philip) Howard and their daughter, Olivia, Burlington, Ontario; Wanda (Frank) Robinson and their children, Rachel and Kyle, of Bedford. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in Atlantic Funeral home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Interment to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

HARNISH, Phyllis Madeline - 81, of Hubbards, passed away peacefully in Shoreham Village, Chester, on Thursday, April 12, 2001. Born February 10, 1920, in Hubbards, she was a daughter of the late Guy and Ruth (Shankel) Harnish. She was a lifelong resident of Hubbards, an ardent admirer of nature and was happiest paddling on Mill Lake. She was a long-time member of St. Luke's choir. She is survived by her brother, Roy, Hubbards and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and brother, Clyde R. Cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. Memorial service will be held in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Hubbards, 2 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001, Rev. Mark Pretty officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Memorial donations may be made to St. Luke's Memorial Fund.

HARVIE, Annie Elizabeth - 93, formerly of Kempt Shore, Hants Co., passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 12, 2001, in the Dykeland Lodge, Windsor, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Cheverie, Hants Co., she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth (Palmer) Lake. She is survived by sons, Ernest (Ferne) Havie, Coleman, PEI; Andrew, Beaverbank; daughter, Margaret (Ron) Leonard, Comox, BC; niece raised as her own, Joyce (James) Campbell, Riverview, NB; grandchildren, David and Dwayne Harvie; Dianna Zwicker; Stephen, Michael and Glen Bond; several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Jean Smith, Myrtle Anthony and Nellie Brown; half-brother, Clifford Palmer. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, April 15, in Lindsay's Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, where funeral will be held in the chapel at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2001, Alex Mosher officiating, assisted by Rev. Garnet Parker. Burial will follow in the Avonview Cemetery, Kempt Shore, Hants County. Donations in memory may be made to Dyleland Lodge or charity of choice.

GILLIS (Fancey) Faye - 55, Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, April 14, 2001, and the angels carried her home after a courageous battle with brain cancer. She was at home surrounded by her loving family. Born April 29, 1945, in Westville, she was the eldest daughter of the late Stanley Ross and Mary Gladys (Cyr) Fancey. Faye was employed by Maritime Life Insurance Co. since 1979. Faye will be missed by all for her selfless spirit, strong spiritual faith and her positive outlook on life. She is survived by Alfred "Alf", her dedicated, loyal friend and loving husband of 35 years. She was blessed with two children, son, Glen and daughter, Susan (Dave), Toronto; two beautiful grandchildren, Heather Faye and Matthew David; sisters, Karen (Peter) Verge; Joyce (Irvin) Lucas, Lower Sackville; brothers, Ian (Marilyn), Rockley, NS; Barry (Isabel), Union Centre, NS; Clayton (Joan), Lower Sackville; special family friends, the Arsenault and MacCallum families of Scarborough, Ont.; international sister/penpal Jean (Michael) Barry, Surrey, England; many nieces and nephews. Visitation from 7-9 p.m., today, April 15, and from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday, April 16, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Funeral mass will be held 12 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2001 in St. Elizabeth Seton Roman Catholic Church, 125 Metropolitan Avenue, Lower Sackville, Father Basil Carew officiating. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Reception to follow in the church fellowship parlor. Flowers welcome or donations may be made in Faye's memory to The Children's Wish Foundation, City Centre Atlantic, 5523 Spring Garden Road, Suite 23, Halifax, NS, B3J 3T1, or the SPCA, 5 Scarfe Court, Dartmouth, NS, B3B 1W4. The family would like to thank the staff of floor 7.3 at the QEII and at the Cancer Clinic at the Dixon Centre. Special thanks to Dr. Aidan Carey for his excellent care and compassion shown during this difficult time.

HERSEY, Marie - 88, of Yarmouth, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2001, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late George and Ellen (Murphy) Teed. She was a member of The Salvation Army, Yarmouth, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 61, Yarmouth and was a member of Red Cross Lodge of Camp Hill Hospital, Halifax. She is survived by daughter, June and husband Mel Carlson, Abbotsford, B.C.; foster-son, Glen (Sharon) Titus, Digby; sister, Jerry (Mrs. Charles Brittain), Yarmouth; two grandchildren, one great-grandchild and three foster-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, George; sisters, Alice Bourque and Marion Ross Clements; brother, Clyde. Visitation from 7-9 p.m. today, April 15, with funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001, both in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Yarmouth, Lieutenant Stephen Kennedy officiating. Burial in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army, Yarmouth or to Canadian Cancer Society.

JULIAN, Edgar Thomas - 38, of Indian Brook, Hants County, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 13, 2001, as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Truro, he was the son of John and Catherine (Paul) Julian of Indian Brook. He is survived by brothers Gerald, John, Russell and Paul; sisters Sylvia French and Sandra, all of Indian Brook. He was predeceased by a brother, Dale. Visitation will take place at the home of his parents on 440 Hollywood Drive, Indian Brook, from 7-9 p.m. today and from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at St. Catherine's R.C. Church, Indian Brook, Fr. Tom Kurudeepan O.M.I. officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie.

MacPHEE, Beulah Irene - 90, of Shubenacadie, passed away Friday, April 13, 2001, at the Hillcrest Manor, Truro. Born in Mill Village on June 20, 1910, she was the youngest daughter of the late Arthur and May (Harvey) Robinson. She was a homemaker for many years, first on the family farm then on the farmhouse she shared with her husband Victor. In later years following her husband's death, Beulah extended hospitality to many boarders whom she considered her family. She had a great love of animals, often rescuing and nurturing them back to health. Music played an important par tin her life and she provided piano accompaniment for dancing or simply enjoyment. She is survived by nieces Nancy Noonan of Rhode Island; Marion King of Michigan; Gwen Clark of Milford Station and Elizabeth Kerr of Bedford. She was predeceased by her husband, Victor; brothers, Lawrence and Wilfrid; sisters, Verna Warwick and Alice Kerr; nephew, Wilfrid Kerr. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, April 15 and funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001, all in the Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie, Rev. Dr. Eric Bacon officiating. Spring burial at the Brookside Cemetery Mill Village. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Unit at Hillcrest Manor or to the Shubenacadie United Church.

MacKINNON, John Lauchlin - 33, of Banks Road, Inverness, passed away Friday, April 13, 2001, in Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Born in Inverness, he was a son of Helen (MacIsaac) MacKinnon, Inverness and the late Ronald A. MacKinnon. He was a member of Stella Maris Parish, Inverness. John fought very long and hard in his battle with cancer. As a young man, he started working on farms before entering the fishing industry, where he fished everything from lobster to tuna. He then decided to buy his own truck and drive coast to coast to make a living. He was a wonderful son, husband, father, brother and uncle as well as a terrific friend to all. He will be sadly missed and never forgotten. He is survived by his wife, the former Lee Ann Gaudreau; daughter, Kenzie Lee, at home; sons, Maynard Lauchlin and John Riley, both at home; sisters, Dorothy (Junior) Young, Kentville; Charlene (Richard) Stewart and Mary MacKinnon, Inverness; brothers, Duncan (Maisie), Inverness; Angus, Summerside, P.E.I.; two nieces and four nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Ronald Allan. Mr. MacKinnon will rest in Inverness Funeral Home, with visitation from 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2001 in Stella Maris Church, Inverness, Rev. Alex MacLellan officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Palliative Care, Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital.

McCURDY, Frank - 84, of Middle Musquodoboit, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, Halifax. Born in Middle Musquodoboit, he was a son of the late Roy B. and Lulu (Guild) McCurdy. He lived his entire life in Middle Musquodoboit, working on the family farm. He was a member of Middleton United Church, serving as elder, choir member and in many other offices over the years. He was also a member of IOOF. He is survived by his wife, the former Doris Dickey; daughter, Muriel Miller, Dutch Settlement; sons, Reg and wife Ann Marie, Lantz; John and wife Elizabeth, Halifax; grandsons, Mike, Greg, Paul and Dave; granddaughter, Cathy; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Erin and Shane; twin sister, Mary Fisk, Middle Musquodoboit; brother, Grant, Dartmouth; sister, Margaret Clarke, Calgary. He was predeceased by brother, Gerald; son-in-law, Aulay Miller. Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. today, April 15, 2001 in Middleton United Church, Middle Musquodoboit, Stephen Iverson officiating. Burial at a later date in Hillside Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Middleton United Church or charity of one's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit.

McINTYRE, Brendan Carl - 59, of Glace Bay, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001 at home. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late John "Joe" and Irene (Hollingsworth) McIntyre. Brendan was a beloved husband and father. He was a wonderful cook and housekeeper who helped to care for his mother-in-law in a compassionate, loving way. He was a member of Saint John the Baptist Church, New Aberdeen. He was a former member of Branch 78 Legion, Dominion and was employed with DEVCO until his retirement in 1981. He was also a member of the Dragger Team. For many years he played guitar and sang with various bands and always retained his love of music. He is survived by his wife, the former Sheila Sudworth Ross; daughters, Anita (David) Parsons; Joan McIntyre; step-daughter, Vanessa Ross; all of Glace Bay; son Gerald (Cathy), St. Catherine's, Ont.; brothers, Byron "Dick", Kitchener, Ont.; Reginald, Bedford; special cousin, Mary MacMullen; mother-in-law, Blanche Sudworth; grandchildren, Andrew and Ryan. He was predeceased by brother Vernon "Bo" and sister, Joan. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Wednesday in Saint John the Baptist Church, Father Paul MacGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of choice.

MURPHY, Margaret Christina "Mick" - passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2001, at home. Born in Assiniboia, Sask., she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Frances (MacIvor) MacKinnon. After the death of her father in 1928, the family moved to the Gulf Shore and then to Truro. Following graduation from Success Business College, she worked at MacPhail Insurance Agency. In 1938, she accepted a position in the office of the Secretary of State in Ottawa. She retired in 1985 from Colchester Regional Hospital after a 28 year career as administrative assistant. Her interests included a great love of music, reading, the challenge of completing cross word puzzles, playing bridge with dear friends, planting and maintaining a beautiful summer garden. She was a member of St. Andrew's United Church. She is survived by daughter, Melanie (Ray) Rendell, Dartmouth; beloved grandsons, Jamie, Halifax; Kevin and Trevor, at home; brother, Alisdair MacKinnon, Brampton, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Doug; son, Stephen; an infant daughter. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Rev. Margaret Sagar officiating. Visitation and reception to follow the service. Interment in Robie Street Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of choice.

NOLET, Jean-Guy - 50, Halifax, passed away April 11, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in St. Oldians, Que., he was the son of Marius and Irene (Audet) Nolet. Upon coming to Halifax he worked 14 years at Chateau Halifax and then 13 years with Maplehurst Properties. Jean-Guy will be missed by all of his family and friends that knew of his love of life. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; daughter, Natasha; son, James; brothers, Jocelyn (Louiselle), Jacques (Aline), Marc-Andre (Lynn), Richard (Josie) and Pierre (Carolle); several nieces and nephews. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 from St. Mary's Basilica, Spring Garden Road, Halifax, with Rev. John Williams officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax.

PHILLIPS, Robert Francis - 37, of Dartmouth, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Berwick, he was a son of Charles Edward Phillips, Vancouver, B.C. and Anne Ashford-Hall, Halifax. He was a graduate of C.P. Allen High School and Saint Mary's University. He was employed with Canada Customs and Revenue Service. He was past treasurer of the Metro Halifax Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, current chair of the National Adult C.F. Committee. He was a member of Saint Vincent de Paul Parish, Dartmouth. He is survived by his wife, the former Anne Napier; son, Matthew Robert James; brother, Chris, Halifax; stepmother, Ann, Vancouver; grandmother, Muriel Phillips, Newmarket, Ont. He was predeceased by brother, John Paul in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass of the Resurrection will be held 10 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth. Interment will be in the Columbarium in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Sackville. Memorial donations may be made to the Stephen Russell Memorial Fund, 6 Lynwood Dr., Halifax, NS B3M 1Y7, Attention Mr. Al Britten. Arrangements are entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax.

PURCELL, George "David" - 50, Sheet Harbour, Halifax Co., passed away April 12, 2001, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital. Born January 18, 1951 in Sheet Harbour, he was a son of Rozella (Fife) and the late George Purcell. He taught at Duncan MacMillan High School and served as principal of Sheet Harbour Consolidated from 1984 to 1993. He was principal of Duncan MacMillan High for one year and became principal of Robert Jamieson Family of Schools. He was a long-time active member of the Sheet Harbour Lions Club, an affiliate member of the Sheet Harbour Legion, Courcelette Branch 58 and a member of the Ship Harbour Wings hockey team. He enjoyed reading, camping, traveling, curling, golfing and playing ball. He was a great fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs. He is survived by daughter, Lisa, Sheet Harbour; sons, Bayne and George, both of Sheet Harbour; sister, Margaret (Elmer) Mombourquette, Sheet Harbour; brothers, Brian (Wanda), Sheet Harbour; James (Inez), Popes Harbour; former wife, Catherine MacKenzie, Sheet Harbour; seven nieces. Visitation from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, with prayers at 3 p.m. and a Lions service at 7:30 p.m., all in D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour. Funeral mass 2 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Sheet Harbour, Father Gilbert Bertrand, OMI officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to the garden project at Robert Jamieson School.

RUSHTON, Georgie Marguerite - 84, of Westchester Station, Cumberland Co., passed away Friday, April 13, 2001, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Westchester Mountain, she was a daughter of the late Elijah and Annie (Jobb) Rushton. She was a lifelong resident of Westchester Station and an adherent of the Wesleyan Church, Westchester Station. She devoted her whole life to her family, whom she loved dearly and shared a special love for all her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchild. She is survived by daughters, Lillian (Mrs. Harold Brown), Amherst; Marilyn (Mrs. Claude Rushton), Truro; Sharon (Mrs. Chuck DeCoff), Bedford; Pat (Mrs. Darrell Coulter), Truro; sons, Leon and wife Donna, Westchester Station; Vernon and wife Nancy, Carlisle, Ont.; Ellis and wife Lorna, Truro; sister, Emily Dickson, Truro; brother, Garnet, Williamsdale; 23 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; one great great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, LaMert; twin children, Ardith and Arden; brother, Harold. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, April 15, 2001 in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. Judy Adams officiating. Burial in Eagle Hill Cemetery, Westchester Station. Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Eagle Hill Cemetery, Westchester Station or charity of your choice.

SHUPE, Diane Susan - 51, of Halifax, passed away April 13, 2001 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Frank and Susan (Pratt) Cowl. Diane was the loving wife of David, and mother of Susan and husband Stephen Slaunwhite, Wellington; Erin and husband Tom O'Brien, Fort McMurray, Alta. Sister of Judith Clarke (Edward), Halifax; Thom Cowl (Bernadette), New Minas. Adoring grandmother of Emily and Olivia. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Diane was a well respected teacher for many years in the Bedford Sackville area. She will be missed and fondly remembered by her students, peers, friends and families. There will be no visitation. A private family service will be held Monday, April 16, 2001. Family will receive friends at a reception to be held at 4 p.m. Monday, April 16, in St. James' Anglican Church Hall, Dutch Village Road, Halifax. The family would like to express their thanks to the medical and nursing staff of Dickson Centre, Medical Oncology and Chemotherapy Units as well as the staff of 5A and 8.2 of the New Infirmary Site, QEII. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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