BABINEAU, Annie Philomene - 85, Havelock Terrace, Amherst, passed away September 27, 2000, in Gables Lodge, Amherst. Born in Shediac, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Philip Richard. She was a member of Saint Charles Roman Catholic Church, Amherst. Surviving are daughters, Theresa Pryer, Winnipeg, Man.; Sharon Lee, Sackville, N.B.; sons, Arthur, Amherst; Lloyd, Oxford; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Victor; an infant child; sisters, Eva Wood, Lena Burke, Jennie Dodds, Rita Vanlarken, Emma Legere; brother, Charles. Funeral mass 9 a.m. today in Saint Charles Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Vernon Driscoll officiating. Burial to follow in Saint Charles-Nativity Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to The Lung Association.
CAMERON (Sarty), Grace L. - 86, Pleasantville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family September 26, 2000, in the Health Sciences Centre, QEII. Born in Pleasantville, she was the daughter of the late William and Esther (Neal) Sarty. She will be greatly missed and remembered always by her loved ones. She was a veteran of the CWAC in the Second World War and worked many years at the Camp Hill Hospital before retiring. She enjoyed many activities with family and friends and we will al miss her great sense of humour and laughter. She is survived by her children, Brenda (Henry) Barrett, Halifax; Patricia (Daniel) Wallace, Beaver Bank; Shirley Cameron, Halifax; Mary (John) Gammon, Hammonds Plains; Danny (Darlene) Cameron, Bedford; sisters, Florence Corkum, Pleasantville; Geneva Lockhart, Halifax; Rita Bustin, Yarmouth; Leah Randall, Bridgewater; Arlene (Roy) Snyder, Pleasantville; brother, Willard Sarty, Dartmouth; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Gerald J. Cameron; sister, Viola Bond; grandson, Matthew. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Bridgewater, Rev. Michael Walsh officiating. Interment in the Pleasantville Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to The Lung Association or to the War Amps of Canada.
DOWLING, Alice Mary - 84, passed away peacefully September 28, 2000, in the Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was the younger daughter of the late John Edward Duggan, only fireman killed in the Halifax Explosion who wasn't found, and the late Florence Johns Duggan Byrne. She was predeceased by her husband, Patrick Michael; brothers, John, Joseph, Edward and twin half-brothers, Thomas in infancy and James Patrick Byrne. Surviving are sons, John Edward, Oakville, Ont.; James Patrick, Halifax; daughters, Carolyn Evans, Somerset, England; and Patricia Driscoll, Halifax. Also surviving is her older sister, Mae Harvey; five granddaughters, five grandsons, five great-granddaughters and two great-grandsons; plus several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was a quick-witted, ardent bowler and dart player with a real zest for life. She will be sorely missed by her loving and devoted family. Visiting hours 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and Sunday in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor St. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday, October 2, in St. Stephen's Church, Normandy Drive, Halifax, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Cremation to follow with committal in Gate of Heaven Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated.
FISHER, Mary Laura - 90, Toney River, passed away September 27, 2000, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Boston, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Alexander R. and Elva (MacAulay) Fisher. She received her RN at St. John General Hospital, N.B., nursing in Boston, Tatamagouche and Pictou. She attended St. David's Presbyterian Church, Toney River. Surviving are sister, Doris M. McKay, Halifax; brother, George A. Fisher, Toney River; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Annie G. Thompson; nephew, Jack Thompson. Funeral 3 p.m. today in St. David's Presbyterian Church Toney River, Rev. Jeanette Fleischer officiating, assisted by Rev. Donald Sutherland. Burial in Riverbank Cemetery, Toney Mills. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.
FLINN (Jodwiga, Ostrynski), Hedwig - 82, Breton Bay Nursing Home, formerly of 226 Victoria Rd., Sydney, passed away September 27, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Dominion, she was a daughter of the late Jan and Josepha Ostrynski. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Sydney. She was also a member of Whitney Pier Legion, Ladies Auxiliary, Branch 128, Sydney. Surviving are her sons, Raymond, Edward, Sydney; daughter, Helena "Lee" MacIntyre, Halifax; sister, Madeline Langer, Sydney; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest; daughter, Delores; two sons in infancy; brothers, Michael, Anthony, Peter; sister, Annie Staskiew. Funeral mass 11 a.m. today in Holy Redeemer Church, Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery.
GIFFEN, K. Chute - 85, Turner Drive, New Minas, Kings County, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 28, 2000 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, in the presence of his family. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Emerson and Ida (Levy) Giffen. He had been employed for 31 years with N.A.D. in Dartmouth. He was an active member of the New Minas Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, the former Anita Stewart Osborne; one daughter, Joanne (Mrs. Eric Mitchell), New Minas; two sons, David and wife Myrtle, Truro; Alan and wife Heather, Belleville, Ontario; sisters, Vivian Cross, Annapolis; Theo (Mrs. Earl Ward), Halifax; brother, Ralph, Halifax; grandchildren, Kimberlee, Lisa and David Mitchell, Jason, Pam and Andrew Giffen; great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Christopher. He was predeceased by one son, Douglas; sisters, Irma Sawler, Jean Gillard and Edna Schnare; brother, Ernest. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in the W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Sunday, October 1, 2000, in the New Minas Baptist Church, Pastor Terry Atkinson officiating. Burial will be in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Gideons, the New Minas Baptist Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
HARRIS, John - in his 88th year, Mount Uniacke, NS, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2000 in the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, NS. He was born in Lachine, Que., son of Laura Clayton and Benjamin Harris. Sadly missed by his wife, Ann (Brown); daughters, Gail Arthur (John), Lower Sackville, NS; Heather Noel (Gordon), Wichita, KS; Bonnie LaPierre (Dwayne), Milford, NS; stepdaughters, Sandra Elliot Reid (Kirk), North Bay, Ontario; and Statia Elliot Flynn (Brian), Winnipeg, Man.; grandchildren, Laura and Holly Arthur, Jeffrey and Tracey Noel, Katie and Steven LaPierre, Jarrett Reid, Aidan and Anna Flynn. Survived by his first wife, Anna Agnew; sisters, Marjorie Snow (George) and Jean Readman; brothers, Thomas and Benjamin. He was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Norman, Dick, Ed, and Alf and sister, Dorothy. He served in the R.C.A.F. in WWII and was a member of Branch 162, Royal Canadian Legion, Lower Sackville, NS. As a tool and diemaker he was part owner of Dominion Tool Works, St. Lambert, Que., where he resided for over 40 years. Viewing at Atlantic Funeral Home, Lower Sackville, NS, today and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Legion service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday. Funeral at 10 a.m. Monday in the chapel, Dr. Freeman Fenerty officiating.. Interment later in Hemmingford, Quebec. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.
HAYES, George Austin - Dartmouth, passed away September 29, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Summerside, PEI, he was the son of William and Amanda (O'Mera) Hayes. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving at home and overseas. He was employed for many years with Defense Research Establishment Atlantic, Dartmouth. Surviving are his wife, the former Eunice Williams; daughter-in-law, Louise, Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Christina, Jaclyn, Jeffrey; great granddaughter, Mikayla Clark. Predeceased by a son, Gregory; sisters, Evelyn, Freda; brothers, John, Stephen. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday, funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, October 2, all in the A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or any charity.
HUGHES (Peach), Lois Elaine - 64, Lower Sackville, Halifax Co., passed away September 27, 2000. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Marjorie E. (Drake) Peach, residing in Armview Estates and the late Vincent E. Peach. She is survived by sons, Paul G., Lower Sackville; Robin L. (Stella), New Glasgow; daughters, Marcia L. (Jean Yves), Mascouche, Que.; Heather L. (William) Soper, Halifax; beloved grandchildren, Jessica, Evan, Kelsey; sister, Marilyn Thomsen, Fort McMurray, Alta.; brother, James (Joan), North Battleford, Sask. She was predeceased by brother, Douglas Vincent in infancy. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and sister and will be missed by all her family and all who knew her. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held 1:30 p.m. today, September 30, in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., interment in St. John's Columbarium. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society, or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated.
KEARLEY, Derrick Peter - 52, Victoria Ave., New Glasgow, formerly of Meadowville, Pictou Co., passed away September 27, 2000, at home. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of Mrs. Joan Courtney (Bender) Kearley, Thorburn and the late Harold David Kearley. He was a member of Scotsburn United Church and was employed at Kimberly Clark as a millwright (vibration analyst) for the past 33 years. He was past president of Local 440, Canadian Paper Workers Union. In the 70's he was a Cub leader at Scotsburn United Church and was a candidate for the N.D.P. in Pictou Centre during a federal election. He was a member of Sunrise Beach Golf Club for many years. He enjoyed fishing and was a good friend to many people. Surviving are his ex-wife, Marilyn Jean (Peers) Kearley, New Glasgow; son, Robert David; sisters, Diana Feit, New Glasgow; Wendy Kearley, New Glasgow; Helen Ruth Helps, Langley, B.C.; Anne Cameron, Blue Rocks, Lunenburg Co.; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in P.&K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday in St. George's Anglican Church, New Glasgow, Rev. Jack Wainwright officiating. Burial in MacLennan's Mountain Cemetery. No flowers by request due to family allergies. Donations to SPCA of Pictou County.
LeBLANC, Josephine Beatrice - 74, East Margaree, Inverness Co., passed away September 27, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late Athanase Larade and Marie (Lefort) Larade. She was a member of St. Michael's Church, Margaree and a member of CWL. She is survived by sons, Raymond, Scarborough, Ont.; daughters, Emilia (Mrs. Art Hall), Marie Hilda (Mrs. Jimmy MacIsaac), all of East Margaree; Veronica Thompson, Gloria LeBlanc, Dartmouth; sisters, Elizabeth (Mrs. Hubert Roach), Marianne Roach, Plateau; 10 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, James C. LeBlanc; brothers, Willie, Tommy, Joseph, Semi. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, funeral 10:30 a.m. Monday, Rev. Peter MacLeod officiating, all in St. Michael's Church, Margaree. Interment in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or The Arthritis Society. Funeral is under the direction of Cheticamp Funeral Services Ltd.
LeFORT, Thelma A. - Halifax, passed away September 27, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late John and Lillian Green. She was a big supporter of Christmas Daddies. She was a loving mother and wife and will be sadly missed by her friends and family. Surviving are husband, Eric; daughters, Darlene Richards, Greenwood; Lisa LeFort, Halifax; sons, Robert Richards, Ralph Richards, Ronnie Richards, Ricky Richards and Michael LeFort, all of Halifax; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by brother, Herman. Funeral 10 a.m. today in Brunswick Street United Church, Rev. Gus Pendleton officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of one's choice.
MacGREGOR, John J. "Jack" - 63, Lochaber, Antigonish Co., formerly of Upper South River, passed away September 28, 2000, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Antigonish, he was the son of Mary (Duggan) MacGregor, Lower South River and the late John M. MacGregor. For many years he operated a Building Foundation Business in Antigonish and surrounding counties. Surviving are his wife, the former Marion Veinotte, Lochaber; son, Robert, Lochaber; daughter, Janine (Lance) MacLean, Eight Island Lake; sisters, Jean Kennedy, Lower South River; Margaret MacDonald, Antigonish; five nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by an infant son; sister, Helen. Funeral 11 a.m. today in St. Patrick's Church, Lochaber, Rev. Dan MacLennan officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MacPHEE, William Benjamin "Ben" - 89, Waverley, beloved husband, of Ina (Eisenhauer), passed away peacefully September 28, 2000 in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax. Born in West Gore, Hants Co., he was a son of the late Forrester and Alberta MacPhee. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War and was a long time member and past president of the Dieppe Branch Royal Canadian Legion, Waverley. He was an award winning member of Toastmasters, an avid cribbage player and a life long baseball fan. He is survived by wife, Ina; daughter, Sharron (Mrs. Percy), Grimshaw, Alta.; sons, Joseph (Glenda), Neepawa, Man.; son, Milton (Annick), St. John, NB; granddaughter, Crystal (Mrs. Ronald Williams), Port Joli; great-grandson, Forest Benjamin; granddaughter, Corinne MacPhee and Kristine MacPhee, Toronto; grandson, Mark Welner, Halifax; sister, Anne, Carlisle, Mass. He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Hope; sisters, Greta, Ruby, and Gertrude. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Waverley Legion. Burial will be in West Gore Cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
MANLY, The Rev. Robert "Bob" Donald - 59, Upper Kennetcook, Hants Co., formerly of Goshen, Guysborough Co. and Nanton, Alta., passed away September 25, 2000, at home. Born in Saskatoon, January 25, 1941, he was a son of the late Douglas and Anne (Hamilton) Manly. Earlier this year Bob retired and in May he and his wife moved to Upper Kennetcook, where he began developing a small animal farm and gardening. He was a Graduate of St. Andrews College in Saskatoon. He was active in AA until his death and was a member for 30 years. He was a member of the Lions Club. He was also active in the United Church of Canada Presbytery and Conference Level. He was a faithful donor of plasma and blood to the Red Cross. He has been a United Church Minister for the past 11 years. Surviving are his wife, Lorelei (Lori); stepson, Steven Tober and wife Maria, Calgary; stepdaughter, Karen Davenport and husband Darren, Lantz; grandchildren, Emily and Ryan Davenport; brothers, Rev. Jim Manly and wife Eva, Nanimo and Charles Manly and wife Amy, Nanimo; sister, Jean Clerihue and husband Lorne, Prince Rubert; several nieces and nephews. No visitation by request, cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Kennetcook. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, September 30, in St. Pauls United Church, North Noel Road, Rev. Sandra Cox officiating. Burial of ashes at a later date. Donations to North Noel Road Food Bank or St. Pauls United Church.
MATTINSON, Devona Marguerite "Bonnie" - 74, High-Crest Nursing Home, Springhill, Cumberland Co., formerly of Oxford, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2000, in the home. Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the late Charles T. and Margaret M. (Hunter) Ryan. She was a former member of The Salvation Army in Springhill and a former member of the Home League. She spent most of her life as a devoted mother and homemaker. She was employed with Stanfield's Ltd. in Oxford for a number of years and prior to her retirement she was employed with Gordon's Greenhouse Ltd., Oxford for five years. Surviving are her best friend and husband, Mr. Miner A. Mattinson, Oxford; daughters, Mrs. Margaret Doncaster and husband Eric, Swan Hill, Alta.; Mrs. Brenda Matthews and husband George, Springhill; Inez Mattinson and Allan, Springhill; Mrs. Audrey Beaumont and husband Micah, Bridgewater; sons, Mr. Carman Mattinson and Ellie, Oxford; Mr. Douglas Mattinson and Mary, Springhill; 16 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Edna Kavalak, Springhill; Mrs. Kathleen Gaudet, Trenton, Pictou Co.; Mrs. Helen Henwood and Charles, Springhill; Mrs. Elizabeth "Betty" Henwood and husband Kenneth, Springhill; brother, Patrick G. Ryan, Springhill; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her former husband, Mr. Clinton R. Mattinson; son, Kenneth C. Mattinson; grandson, Thomas Wayne Mattinson in infancy; brothers, Charles Ryan, Patrick Ryan, both in infancy. Funeral service 10 a.m. today, September 30, both in Allen's Funeral Home, 60 Water St., Oxford, Rev. Frank Likely officiating. Burial will take place in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations to a charity of your choice.
NEARING, John Williams - 73, of 141 Douglas Avenue passed away on Friday, September 29, 2000 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Bornin Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Joseph and Matilda (Milley) Nearing. Johnnie was a miner employed by DEVCO for 37 years until his retirement in 1987. Johnnie was an avid skater and hockey fan who attended every game at Centre 2000. He is survived by his wife, Ethel (Lyons); sons, John and Kevin, both of Glace Bay; brothers, George (Betty), Joseph Jr. (Kay), James (Marie), Wayne (Josephine), all of Glace Bay; Kevin (Marilyn), Milford Station and Frankie (British Columbia); sisters, Florence Chiasson (Edmonton); twins, Paula (Mrs. Harvey MacDonald), Coxheath; Pauline (Mrs. Barry MacMillan), Ontario; Eva Martin (Ontario); Tillie (Glace Bay) and Cory (Mrs. Daniel Hiscott) (Glace Bay); and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, Bridget and Mary and his brother Thomas. Family will receive friends and relatives at V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay on Sunday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated Monday 11 a.m. at Holy Family Parish, McKays Corner with Fr. John Graham officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Any memorials or donations in Johns memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice.
QUANN, Jessica C. - 94, 3 McDonald Lane, Glace Bay, passed away September 28, 2000, in the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in London, Eng., on July 11, 1906, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Sarah (Billings) Tredwell. Surviving are her son, Charles, Glace Bay; daughter, Camilla Forget, Montreal, Que.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of the Tredwell family. She was predeceased by her husband, Michael Quann. Funeral service 2 p.m. today in Curry Funeral Home Chapel.
SCOTT, Leola Mae - 89, Noel, passed away Friday, September 29, 2000 in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Minasville, she was a daughter of the late Robert Elmore and Edith (Webb) McCulloch. She was a homemaker all her adult life and was a babysitter to many. She would lend a helping hand to anyone and was a friend to everyone she knew. Surviving are sons, Curtis and wife, Joan, Vernon and wife, Vickie, Blair, Delbert and wife, Bernice, Ronald all of Ontario; Roger and wife, Susan, Relman and wife, Nettie, of Noel; Rayburn and wife, Edith of Dartmouth; daughters, Mae and husband, Vernon Hill of North Noel Rd.; Iona and husband, Wallace White of Noel; Dora Scott and husband Kerry Haines of East Gore; Darlene and husband Orlee White, Donna and husband, Nelson White all of Noel Road; Debra and husband, James Hill of Noel Shore; 44 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence; one brother and two sisters. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Monday, October 2, 2000 and funeral services 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, 2000 all in the Withrow-MacMillan Funeral Home, East Noel, Rev. Sandra Cox officiating. Burial will take place at the Noel Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Noel United Church, Noel Cemetery or to the IWK Hospital.
SURETTE, Stanley Lawrence - 77, 163 Main St., Yarmouth, passed away September 27, 2000, at home. Born January 8, 1923, in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Peter and Mary Catherine (Muise) Surette. He was retired from the Yarmouth Consolidated High School, where he worked as a custodian for 14 years. He had also worked at The Royal Store and Ross Pitman, both in Yarmouth, as a clerk. He was a veteran of the Second World War, having served with the Royal Canadian Army in United Kingdom. He was also a past member of the 14th Regt. (84th Field Battery) of the militia, where he held the rank of Sergeant. He was a veteran of the Yarmouth Fire Department Hook and Ladder Co. No. 5. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are wife, the former Blanche Glode; daughter, Lorraine Usher, Yarmouth; two grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by brothers, Percy, Bernard "Bud"; sisters, Annie, Connie. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Notre Dame of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, 7 Bond St., Yarmouth, Rev. John MacPherson officiating. Burial in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery at a later date. Donations to any charity.
WALKER, Dorothy Jean Lillian - 80, Lawrencetown, Halifax Co., formerly of Waverley, Halifax Co., passed away September 27, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Nellie (Veinot) Murphy. Dorothy loved her family gatherings and was a wonderful cook. She was a devout Catholic. She was a past member of Lawrence Community Center. She was involved in political campaigns and was an active community fund raiser. She always had time for her family. She will be sadly missed by her loving family, husband of 60 years, Edward; daughters, Carol Joyce (Edward), Patricia Cameron (Robert), Theresa Bellefontaine (John), Catherine Wade (Allan), Betty-Ann Colledge (Gerald Crooks); 15 grandchildren and several great grandchildren whom she enjoyed and loved dearly; sisters, Rita Hartling, Nancy Landry, Geraldine Power; brothers, Bill, Charles, Jack. She was predeceased by daughters, Judith in infancy; Janet (Doucette) and sister, Mary Rogers. Funeral will be 10 a.m. today in St. Vincent de Paul Church, Flying Cloud Dr., Rev. Bernie O'Neill officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in funeral home. Donations to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch, Canadian Diabetes Society or Breast Cancer Research.
WHITING, George - 77, of 48 Hay Street, Glace Bay, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2000 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Daniel and Catherine (Burte) Whiting. He was a member of Epworth United Church, Glace Bay and a former employee with the Cape Breton Development Corporation working for many years in #20 Colliery and retiring from #26 in 1973. He will be sadly missed by daughters, Barbara (Mrs. Ray Sampson), Reserve MInes; Laura (Mrs. Neil Cote), Glace Bay; foster sons, Victor, Roddie and Richard, of Ontario; brothers, Richard, Langley, BC; grandchildren, Earl, Edmonton; Bradley and Brent, Glace Bay. Besides his parents, he is predeceased by his wife, the former Augusta Barrett; brothers, Archibald, Charles, Hoyles, Tom and James; sister, Rose, Helen and Jessie. Funeral service will be today 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Matthews officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Maple Avenue, Glace Bay. Donations in George's memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation are suggested as an expression of sympathy.