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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 165

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Date: Tuesday, 22 April 2008, at 7:09 p.m.

ANDERSON, Elmer Joseph Hudson - 87, Waterville, Kings Co., passed away February 2, 2001, in the D.V.A. Unit, Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born at Bartibog Bridge, N.B., he was a son of the late Albert and Margaret (Delaney) Anderson. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Ortona Branch No. 69, for most of his life he had owned and operated a mixed farm in Waterville. Elmer was a veteran of the Waterville and District Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Christine (Pinch) Anderson; sons, Allison (Sandra), Cambridge, Kings Co.; Larry (Paulette), David (Wendy), all of Waterville; Darrell (Gesile), Canaan; Colin (Jan), Kevin (Christine), all of Berwick; Darren (Tammy), Waterville; daughters, Gloria (Ken) Campbell, Newmarket, Ont.; Sandra (Gordon) MacLeod, Waterdown, Ont.; Karen Rumor, Barrie, Ont.; Catherine (Bernard) Beaumont, Waterville; 20 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Douglas (Hazel), New Castle, N.B.; Ernest (Margaret), Douglastown, N.B.; sisters, Ilo (William) Bonn, Jeddore; Norah (James) Mahoney, Bartibog Bridge; Gertrude (Howard) Gunn, Saint John, N.B. He was predeceased by brothers, Albert, Moffat, Weldon; sister, Myrtle Bonn. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today, February 4, in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. A family only graveside service will be held at a later date in the Berwick Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, Nova Scotia Division.

BOWER, Bradford Oliver - 83, Jordan Bay, Shelburne Co., passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2001, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Upper Ohio, he was a son of the late Bertrum and Carrie (Gregory) Bower. He was a fisherman all of his working life and an avid hunter and sports fisherman. He is survived by his wife, Josie (Locke), Jordan Bay; sons, Mitchell Bower, Dartmouth; Leon Bower, Philip Bower, both of Shelburne; Wallace Bower, Timberlea, Halifax Co.; daughter, Rosaleen Scott, Shelburne; brother, Lloyd Bower, Jordan Bay; sisters, Gladys Atkinson, Wellington, Yarmouth Co.; Mary Locke, Jordan Bay; Katherine Hardy, Lower Sackville; Mildred Harris, Burnaby, B.C.; Naomi MacLaughlin, Lower Sackville; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Lulu. Memorial service 2 p.m. Monday in the H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Shelburne, Rev. Charles Bull officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, the Canadian Cancer Society or to any charity.

BROWN, Elspeth "Elsie" Avis - 88, of 93 McFarlane Street, Springhill, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2001 in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst, NS. Born in Five Islands, Colchester Co., NS, she was a daughter of the late Charles Harold Jacob and Beatrice Elspeth (Simmons) Clemson. She owned and operated Brown's Flower Shop in Springhill for 37 years; volunteered for various community organizations and was a member of the United Baptist Church, Springhill. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and quilting, rug hooking, baking and most important was her love of family. She was married to the Late Wilfred Leland Brown and will be lovingly remembered by sons; Robert (Joan) Brown and Carlyle (Cindy) Brown, all of Springhill and Charles (Patty) Brown, of Enfield, NS; daughters, Shirley (Floyd) Rushton of Wentworth, NS, and Sharon (Cam) Scott of Stratford, Ontario; eleven grandchildren and one great grandson; brother, Charles (Audrey) Lewis of Springhill; two nieces. She was predeceased by a brother, Frank Clemson and grandson, Marc Brown. Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. today, from the A.H. Brown Funeral Home in Springhill, Reverend Brent MacDonald officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, at a later date. Flowers graciously accepted. If desired, donations to the United Baptist Church, Springhill, or charity of choice would be appreciated.

CLATTENBURG, Harris Freeman - 71, of White Point, passed away Wednesday, January 31st, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Port Medway, he was a son of the late Laurie and Florence (Selig) Clattenburg. He worked most of his life at sea, having been a cook on many ships, before owning his own fishing boat. He enjoyed hunting deer, rabbits, and ducks. He is survived by his wife, the former Dianne Shankel; daughters, Diane Sawler, Chester Basin; Dorothy Wamboldt, Camperdown; sons, David, Jordan, both of Vancouver; Thomas, Chester; stepdaughter, Sandra Shankel, Hunts Point; stepsons, Brian Shankel, Alexander Shankel, both of Liverpool; sisters, Stella Stretch, Waterloo, Que.; Mildred Parnell, Brooklyn; Florence Doggett, White Point; Pauline Morreau, Mill Village; Nellie Selig, California; Marjorie Leslie, Dartmouth; brothers, Charles, Mill Village; Arthur, Hunts Point; 13 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, nine grandchildren. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 4th, in Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool. Reverend Ruth Brown officiating. Burial will be held at a later date. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

CONRAD, Allan Bernard "Ab" - 82, of Falmouth, Hants County, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, January 31, 2001 at the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Lunenburg he was the son of the late Obediah and Florence (Tanner) Conrad. He was a veteran of Second World War, serving in the 88th BTY 5th L.A.A. Regiment. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Lunenburg. He was a Chef for many years on fishing schooners, as well as at one time, owning a restaurant in Lunenburg. He loved to play guitar, sing and always had a joke to tell. He moved to Windsor from Lunenburg in 1969. He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg. Surviving is his loving wife of 31 years, Evelyn; sons, David, Allan (Anni), both of Toronto, Ont.; daughter, Wendy, Toronto, Ont.; step-daughter, Judi (Stephen) Baxter-Jones, Falmouth; sister, Rhea Creaser, Lunenburg; granddaughter, Jessi Conrad, Toronto; step-granddaughter, Tara Baxter, Halifax. He was predeceased by his half sister, Grace Cluett; half brothers, Earl in childhood and Melvin. Visitations 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, February 3, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, where funeral service will be held in the Chapel, 2 p.m. Sunday, February 4, 2001. Rev. David Curry officiating. Interment in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor, followed by a reception at Lindsay's Family Reception Centre, 184 King Street. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice.

DILLMAN, George C. "Dada" - 97, Waverley, passed away January 30, 2001, at home. Born in Meagher's Grant, he was a son of the late Alfred and Sarah (Stevens) Dillman. He had a variety of jobs in his lifetime. He worked as a stevedore during WWII; Montague Gold Mines and the Welland Canal. He operated his own sawmill in Waverley and later did skilled carpentry in many locations. He enjoyed spending time with his family, playing cards, gardening, politics and was also a strong Progressive Conservative. He was a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be sadly missed by all. Surviving are daughters, Ruth Drew, Waverley; Velma Prescott, Ottawa; brother, Elmer, Ingersoll, Ont.; grandchildren, Jayne Drew, Calgary; Elizabeth Verge, Petawawa; Nancy Drew-Lavoie, Ottawa; Darren Drew, Calgary; Mark, Diana, Jonathan Brayshaw, all of Ottawa; great-grandchildren, Kristin, Lauryn, Leah Lavoie, all of Ottawa; Ashley and Morgan Verge, Petawawa; Christopher and Courtney Verge, Calgary; Rayna Brayshaw, Ottawa. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Leah Josey; sisters, Ruth and Villa; brothers, Harvey, Steven, Henry, Walter, Gordon, Robert, Everett and Ralph. Visitation will be today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m., in the Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Funeral Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Thomas Anglican Church, Fall River, Rev. Michael Mitchell officiating. Burial in Bedford Cemetery. Donations to St. Thomas Anglican Building Fund or charity of choice.

GILLIS, Hugh B. "Hookie" - 69, Strathlorne, passed away January 31, 2001, at home. Born in Inverness, he was a son of the late Herbert and Mary (MacDonald) Gillis. He was a member of Stella Maris Parish, Inverness. He served in the Armed Forces for 25 years and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 132, Inverness. He worked for Strathlorne Tree Nursery until his retirement. He is survived by a daughter, Shana Sooley, St. John's, Nfld.; sister, Betty MacKinnon, Strathlorne; four nephews; one grandchild. He was predeceased by sister, Lorna. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Inverness Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday in Stella Maris Church, Inverness, Rev. Alex MacLellan officiating. Burial in Stella Maris Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to charity of choice.

HUPMAN, Gwenllian - 85, of Northwood Apartments, Shelburne, formerly from Allendale, Shelburne Co., passed away Thursday, February 1, 2001, at the Surf Lodge Nursing Home, Lockeport. Born Llanhilleth Wales, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Mary Ellen (Lovett) Palmer. She was a war bride and came to Canada in 1945. She is survived by sons, Raymond and wife Jean, Weymouth; Bernard and wife Elaine, Shelburne; Roger, Toronto; grandchildren, Lisa (Kris) Hatt, Truro; Scott Hupman, Halifax; Ryan Hupman, Wolfville; Andrew (Laetitia) Hupman, Cayman Islands; Roberta (Scott) Graham, Dartmouth; great-grandchildren, Emma Louise Hatt, Truro; Liam Fraser Graham, Dartmouth. She was predeceased by her husband, Victor Raymond Hupman; brother, William in infancy; sisters, Winnifred, Violet Chivers, Nora Oliver. Visitation today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Shelburne. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday in Christ Church, Shelburne, Rev. Jim Greene officiating. Burial in Allendale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Roseway Hospital Foundation.

JULIEN, Elmer Joseph - 79, of Grand Desert, Halifax Co., passed away Friday, February 2, 2001, in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born April 14, 1921, in Grand Desert, he was the son of the late Harry and Rena (Wolfe) Julien. A lifetime resident of Grand Desert, he was employed by Halifax Shipyard for over 40 years. An avid lobster fisherman, he especially enjoyed his time at his camp in Fisherman's Reserve, Causeway Rd. He lived at Oceanview Manor for the past two years. He is survived by his daughters, Deborah and husband Ronald Mosher, West Chezzetcook; Charlotte and husband Ronald McIsaac, Timberlea; son, Keith, Grand Desert; grandchildren, Danny, Tammie, Amanda, Ashley, and Megan; sisters, Gina, Grand Desert; Doris, Cole Harbour. He was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, Elizabeth (Mayo); brothers, Felix and Adam; sister, Stella. Special thanks to the staff of B Unit, Oceanview Manor and nurses Pam and Darrell of the Emergency Unit of the Dartmouth General Hospital. The remains are resting at Rowlings Funeral Home, Musquodoboit Harbour. Visitation today, February 4, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Service at Saint Anslems Church, West Chezzetcook, 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 5, Father Johnie Matthew officiating. Burial to follow at Lawrencetown Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

KENT, G. Clifford - of Pleasant Point, N.S., passed away at home on Friday, February 2, 2001. Born in Pleasant Point, he was a son of the late Ernest W. and Ethel M. (Mosher) Kent. He was a fisherman during a great part of his life, served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1939 to 1945 and was a fisheries inspection officer from 1950 to 1974. He was a member of the Somme Branch No. 31, Royal Canadian Legion, a charter member of Scotia Chapter No. 49 Order of Eastern Star, past master of Ashler Lodge AF and AM, active member of St. George's Church. He is survived by his wife, Rose (Compton); sons, Frederick (Lorraine Day), Dartmouth; Wayne (Bonnie Haughian), Pleasant Point; grandchildren, Blaine (Jennifer Burke), Kendell (Pera Wilkinson), Michael, Kimberley (Mark Mills), Sean (Stacey Job); great-grandchildren, Clifford and Devon Mills, Meredith Kent; sister, Pearl (Mrs. Ross Clarke), Lachine, Quebec. He was predeceased by brothers, Ralph and Norman and sister, Myrtle. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Rowlings Funeral Home, Musquodoboit Harbour. Masonic service today at 7:30 p.m. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday in St. Thomas Church, Musquodoboit Harbour, Rev. Charles Black officiating. Burial to follow at Pleasant Point Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or charity of choice.

KNOCK, Frances Kathleen "Marie" - 80, Five Houses, Lower LaHave, passed away Friday, February 2, 2001, at Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Lunenburg. Born in Five Houses, Lower LaHave, she was a daughter of the late John H. and Lottie Belle (Barry) Nauss. She was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Rose Bay. Marie was very caring person and her home and family were always very important to her. She is survived by sons, John, LaHave Manor; Paul and wife Charmaine Smicer, Five Houses; daughters, Frances and her husband Kenneth Rose; Barbara and her husband Barry Cook, Peggy and her husband Philip Langford, all of Riverport; June and her husband Clyde Lantz, Mader's Cove; Judy and her husband Dexter Herritt, Riverport; sisters, Gloria and her husband Richard Wood, Kentville; Doris and her husband Stan Wood Moncton, N.B.; Vivian Wagner, Five Houses; Jean and her husband Douglas Mosher, Riverport; Sylvia and her husband Bobbie Mossman, Five Houses; brother, Robert, Seabright; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Gordon; sister, Mary; brothers, Wallace, Douglas and Carl. Visitation will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today from the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, No. 3 Hwy., Lunenburg. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Rose Bay, Rev. Laurence Mawhinney officiating. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Lower Kingsburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Lunenburg.

MASON, April Dawn - 15, of Dartmouth, passed away peacefully at home, February 1, 2001. Born in Halifax, on October 7, 1985, she was the daughter of Wanda Mason and Corey Jackson; a grandfather, Donald Mason (Cheryl Klassen); step grandparents, Rick and Sandra Gammon; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins; as well as her special family at Oakhill. She is predeceased by a brother, Steven Gammon; grandmother, Christena Cheverie; an uncle, Donald Mason an aunt, Anna Mason and grandparents, John and Glenna Jackson. Visiting will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday in St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church (corner of Main and Caladonia), Dartmouth. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to Children's Wish Foundation or the IWK Grace Foundation.

MUNROE, Kenneth Norman - 72, of Little Dover, passed away January 31, 2001, at The Milford Haven Home for Special Care, Guysborough. Born in Little Dover, he was a son of the late Daniel and Annie (Harnish) Munroe. He was a retired laborer formerly employed at the Halifax Shipyard and also in Toronto. He is survived by daughters, Joan Ann Bugg (Scott), Sutton, Ontario; Theresa (Chris) Toronto; sisters, Ada Ryan, Belleville Ont; Valeria Bouchie (Martin) Little Dover; brothers, Tommy, Toronto; Ernie (Nina), Frank (Genesta), all of Little Dover; Lawrence (Rose) Canso. He was predeceased by wife Dorothy; sister, Marie Marshall; brothers, Garfield (WWII), Alonzo, Lauchie, Lloyd. No visitation, cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be at a later date in St. Agnes Church, Little Dover. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso.

NEISH, Muriel Louisa - 96, Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown, formerly of Karsdale, Annapolis Co., passed away Friday, February 2, 2001, in the lodge. Born in Karsdale, she was a daughter of the late Ralph Ruthvin and Cora Belle (Halliday) Bohaker. She was an active Anglican all her life and supported her husband in his ministry. She played the organ at the various parishes at which her husband served. She was an organist for 70 years for which she received a plaque in her honor. She was also an avid painter and artist. She is survived by her children, Margaret (Mrs. Terance Shute), Halifax; Rev. Canon Donald Neish and wife Sarah, Granville Ferry; Barbara McArthur, Karsdale; Rev. Gordon Neish and wife Nellie, New Ross; sisters, Kathleen Graham and Gwendolyn Doyle, both of Victoria, B.C.; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Rev. Robert A. Neish; an infant daughter, Frances; brothers, Harold Bohaker and Smith Bohaker. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today at the Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday from Christ Anglican Church in Karsdale with Bishop Fred Hiltz officiating, assisted by Rev. Edwin Ebsary. Burial will be in Christ Church Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in her memory may be made to Christ Church, Mountain Lea Lodge or to a charity of choice.

O'KEEFE, John Charles - 80, East Uniacke, passed away January 30, 2001 in Hants Community Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late John and Clara (Platt). He served in the Second World War. He was a firefighter at the Dockyard and later owned and operated Esso Service Stations in Bedford and Halifax. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 95, Bedford. He enjoyed playing the banjo at his Friday night get-togethers. Surviving are his wife, the former Olive Miller; daughters, Janice Nicoll and husband, Barry, East Uniacke; Sandra Bezanson and husband, Chuck, Timberlea; sister, Helen Draper, Halifax; grandchildren, John, Pamela and Amanda. He was predeceased by sisters, Mary Gillis, Audrey Richmond and a half-brother. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held Friday, February 9, 2001 at 1 p.m. in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville, reception to follow at Bedford Legion. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer or charity of choice.

OAKLEY, Lawrence Albert - 75, of Halifax, passed away Friday, February, 2, 2001, at the V.G. Site, QEII. Born in Dartmouth, he was the son of the late Richard and Minnie Oakley. He retired in 1979, from the Halifax Housing Authority. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Aikenhead; daughter, Shauna (Robert) Mattatall; son, Lawrence (Laurie); sisters, Helen Rhyno and Verna Smith; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, William Richard; sisters, Florence Oakley and Muriel Howard. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today at Cruikshanks Funeral Home, 2032, Robie St., Halifax, where funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Monday. Rev. Bill Dye officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, reception following at Cruikshanks. No flowers by request, memorial donations may be made to Palliative Care, V.G. Site, QEII.

PARKER, Elsie Blanche - 97, of Windsor, Hants County, formerly of Scotch Village, Hants County, passed away Saturday, February 3, 2001, peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Scotch Village, Hants County, she was a daughter of the late George and Mary-Ann (Cross) Parker. Elsie was a people person and especially loved children. She enjoyed cooking and sewing. Elsie and her sister Nellie lived together all their lives, until the passing of Nellie on Friday. She is survived by her sister, Ethel (Roy) Chisholm, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Nellie, (February 2, 2001); Abbie, Mrs. Danford Smith; Millie, Mrs. William Colbert; Ethel in childhood; brothers, George, Herman and Calvin. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 4, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, where funeral service will be held in the Chapel 2 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2001. Rev. Garnet Parker officiating, assisted by Rev. Ron Baxter. Burial in the Sandyland Cemetery, Cogmagun, Hants County. Donations in memory may be made to Kempt Baptist Church or charity of ones choice.

PARKER, Nellie Emma - 99, of Windsor, Hants County, formerly of Scotch Village, Hants County, passed away Friday, February 2, 2001, peacefully at the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Scotch Village, Hants County, she was a daughter of the late George and Mary-Ann (Cross) Parker. Until recent years, she was able to remain independent in her own home with her sister, Elsie. She had a tremendous memory, and loved to tell stories of her early years. She is survived by her sisters, Elsie, Windsor; Ethel (Roy) Chisholm, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Abbie, Mrs. Danford Smith; Millie, Mrs. William Colbert; Ethel in childhood; brothers, George, Herman and Calvin. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 4, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, where funeral service will be held in the Chapel 2 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2001. Rev. Garnet Parker officiating. Burial in the Sandyland Cemetery, Cogmagun, Hants County. Donations in memory may be made to Kempt Baptist Church or charity of ones choice.

PENNEY, Hazel M. - 68, A resident of Victoria Haven Nursing Home, Glace Bay, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2001, in Victoria Haven. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Margaret (MacNeil) Penney. Hazel was a longtime resident of 11 Sydney Street, Glace Bay and a member of St. Anne's Parish. Surviving are her sister, Eileen Donovan, Glace Bay; a brother, Russell, Vancouver, B.C.; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers, Leo, Raymond, Basil. No visitation as cremation will take place under the direction of the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. A memorial mass Thursday, February 8th, 2001, at 7 p.m. in St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay, Father Doug Murphy officiating. Burial inthe parish cemetery.

PENTECOST, John James - 64, River Bourgeois, Richmond Co., passed away Thursday, February 1, 2001, at home. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of the late James E. and Annie (Briggs) Pentecost. He was a former employee of the Department of Highways, St. Peters. A member of St. John the Baptist Parish, River Bourgeois. He is survived by sisters, Anne (Joseph) Sampson, River Bourgeois; Mary (Douglas) Babineau, Margaret (Bruce) Allen, all of Marion Bridge; brother, Edward (Mary), River Bourgeois. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Funeral mass will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, February 17, from St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Sandy MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Sydney Mines at a later date. Funeral arrangement under the care and direction of the Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, St. Peters.

SMITH, Reginald Alexander "Reg" - 82, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2001, at his home in Green Hill, Pictou Co. Born in Pictou, he was a son of the late William D. and Lucy (Hunter) Smith. He was a veteran of the Second World War and worked at Eastern Wood Workers. Later he joined the Merchant Marines and upon retirement he bought a small farm in Cape Breton. He moved to Green Hill in 1974. He is survived by his wife, the former Katherine "Kay" (Fraser) Pederson; daughters, Muriel (husband Ron), Margo (husband Jim), Carolyn (husband Brian); son, Sandy; sister, Muriel Crichton and daughter-in-law, Meredith. He is also survived by stepchildren, Shirley, Carl (wife Joyce), Douglas (wife Florence), Heather, Lois and David (wife Wanda) and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a stepson, Billie. Cremation has taken place. No visitation or services at the request of the deceased. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of ones' choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Eagles Funeral Home, Westville.

SMITH, Violet Maude - 91, of Halifax, passed away peacefully Friday, February 2, 2001 at the Veteran Memorial Centre, in Halifax, after a lengthy illness. She was born in Bedford, NS, and lived in Churtsey, Surrey, England, during the first World War. She was a daughter of the late Bert and Margaret Maude Lock. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest J., a sister, Evelyn, Windsor, Ontario; a brother, Henry, Bedford. She is survived by her son, Robert and daughter in law, Janet, Waverley; grandsons, Andrew (Patricia), Bedford; Ian (Linda), Waverley; great granddaughters, Kristen and Rachel, Waverley "those dear little girls"; a sister, Margaret Fraser, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. Her love, warmth and ready wit will be sadly missed. Memorial service Tuesday 11 a.m. in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street, Archdeacon Paul Smith officiating. Private family burial will follow. Family flowers only, in lieu, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice.

THIBEAU, Jenna Maria - infant daughter of Jeffrey and Janice (Barr) Thibeau, North Range, Digby Co., passed away Friday, February 2, 2001, in the IWK Grace. Born in Kentville, Kings Co., on December 29, 2000. Jenna will be sadly missed by her sister, Tiffany, at home; paternal grandparents, Raymond and Alva Thibeau. She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Gordon and Elsie Barr. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 4, 2001, in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday, February 5, 2001 from North Range United Baptist Church, Pastors Jack and Audrey Carter officiating. Interment in Forest Hills Anglican Cemetery, Digby. Donations in memory may be made to the IWK Grace Health Centre Foundation, Halifax.

WASSON (Wilson), Pauline Blanche - 85, longtime resident of 45 Duke Street, Truro, passed away suddenly at the Colchester Regional Hospital on February 1, 2001. Born in Lower Debert, she was the daughter of the late Fleming Wilson and Ina Blanche Lightbody. She was a retired schoolteacher and homemaker. She was predeceased by her husband, Arlie, 33 days ago whom she cared for at home for the last ten years. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church which she attended faithfully for 50 years, teaching Sunday School and Mission Band. She was a life member of the Evelyn Gullison Women's Missionary Group and did volunteer work at the Butler Centre for many years before her husband's long illness. She is survived by her daughters, Alena (Dennis) Wright, Truro; Libby (Bill) Langille, Earltown; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Eleanor (Boyd) Stewart, Shortt's Lake; foster brother, Fred (Jeannette) Buchanan, Tillsonburg, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her brothers, James Merle Wilson and Arthur Gordon Wilson. A memorial service will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. in the Immanuel Baptist Church, Rev. Peter Reid officiating. Visitation and reception to follow the memorial service. Spring burial in the Folly Village Cemetery, Glenholme. Arrangements entrusted to the Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro.

WATSON, Charles William - 72, Dartmouth, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary QEII, surrounded by his family. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Charles Leo and Sadie (Redmond) Watson. He was an active member of the Victoria Rd. Men's Brotherhood, former member of the seniors' choir and was involved in the advocacy efforts of the Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia. He was in the Army Reserves and a commissionaire for a combined 15 years. He worked in radio in Ontario and the East Coast and travelled with many well known Canadian music personalities and was a member of the singing group "All Gods Children". He will be sadly missed by his friend, James Borden. Surviving are his loving wife, Mary Magdelene (Colley); his daughter, Crystal Lynne, Dartmouth; sons, Charles Alexander, Dartmouth; stepchildren, Cassandra Mae, Patrick Andrew Colley, both at home; sisters, Doris Cooper, Shirley Newcomb, both of Halifax; foster son, Mark Colley, East Preston; grandchildren, Maurice Alexander Colley, Dartmouth; Andrew Nicholas Clarke, Bermuda; Patrice Lorraine Clayton, Ontario and Raytesha Deshon Ferguson, Dartmouth. He was predeceased by his first wife, Catherine Lucas and one brother in infancy. The remains are resting at Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Visitation will be today and Monday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Victoria Rd. United Baptist Church, Rev. Elias Mutale officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia or the Victorian Rd. United Baptist Church.

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