BOUTILIER, William George Junior - 64, passed away June 30, 2000. He was the son of the late William George and Margaret (Jackson) Boutilier. He was a resident of Centre Rawdon, formerly of Spryfield. He worked at Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse as a plumber for six years. He was a member of Spryfield Legion Branch 152 for many years. He was an avid dart player for years. He was predeceased by brothers, Thomas and Harold Boutilier, a sister, Marguerite Oakley. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen (Baker) Boutilier; a daughter, Catherine (Boutilier) Keenan of Bedford; sons, William George, at home; Bill of Dartmouth; Tim of Alberta; two grandchildren, Timothy and Jeremy, of Sackville; brothers, Roy of Ontario; Edward of New Minas; and sister, Frances Kelly of Spryfield. Cremation has taken place under Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. A memorial will take place on Wednesday, July 5, 2000 at the Spryfield Legion, Sussex St., at 2 p.m. No flowers by request of the family. Donations may be made to Nova Scotia Diabetic Association.
CARD, Leonard James - 73, 17 Croft St., Amherst, passed away June 27, 2000, at home. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Bartley and Edith (Smith) Card. He was a mechanic at Murdock Motors for many years. He also worked for Union Sales, D.A. Casey Ltd. and for Amherst Chrysler until his retirement in 1986. Surviving are his wife, the former Edna Mae Wood; daughters, Marilyn Viau, Kenora, Ont.; Lorraine Vigneault, Lower Sackville; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruby McWhirter, Amherst; Eleanor McNutt, Calgary, Alta.; Carol Corbett, Amherst; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Osborn Card; sister, Greta McWhirter. Cremation has taken place. Graveside service will occur 2 p.m. Monday, July 3, 2000 in Amherst Cemetery, Rev. Charlene Maguire officiating. Reception following the service in Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst. Family flowers only. Donations to any charity.
CARRIGAN, William Charles - 51, of Lingan, passed away Friday, June 30, 2000, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the former Eileen Gardiner and the late Charles Carrigan. He was a member of Saint Joseph's Church, Lingan. He worked for Devco for 17 years in No. 20 and No. 12 and Lingan collieries. He retired in 1983 due to ill health. Bill will be sadly missed by his wife, the former Barbara Kelly; daughter, Ann and son, Michael, both at home. Also surviving are brothers, Tony, New Waterford; Jimmy (Karen), Beachmount Road; Ray (Melinda), New Waterford; and Michael (Collette), River Ryan; and by sisters, Beverly (Mrs. Leo MacLean), Scotchtown; and Marie (Mrs. Frankie MacPherson), New Waterford. Visitation for the late William Carrigan will be held 7-9 p.m. today, July 2, 2000, and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Monday, July 3, in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. Funeral will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, in Saint Joseph's Church, Lingan, with Fr. Bob Neville officiating. Burial will be the parish cemetery.
CLARIDGE, Edward - 90, of Halifax, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2000 in the New Halifax Infirmary. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Charles and Jane (Rennie) Claridge. For 45 years he owned and operated Eddy's Barber Shop in the Oxford Theatre Building and later in Chebucto Road. A resident of Harrietsfield for a number of years, he retired to Kingston before retiring to Halifax. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his wife, Ennis (Pratt); sons, Edward, New Ross; Robert (Lee Ann), Williamswood; daughter, Joyce (Melvin) Barnes, of Halifax; six grandchildren, Mavis, Michael, Andrew Daniel, Denise, Jennifer; nine great grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Charles, Ernest, George, Tom; sisters, Ethel, Frewin, Mabel Dares, May Tarr, Anne Yakabeck, Jane Gillis; one grandson, Llewellyn; two daughters-in-laws, Diana Claridge, Anne Claridge. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax. Graveside committal service, 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 3, 2000 in Emmanuel Church Cemetery, Sussex Street, Spryfield, Rev. Ron Appleton officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
COLLINS, Thomas Hayward - 45, of Dartmouth, passed away June 28, 2000. Born in Middleton, he was a son of Yvonne (Young) Collins, Dartmouth, and the late Wilson Collins. He attended Prince Andrew High and St. Mary's University. Surviving are daughter, Courtney, and son, Patrick, both of Dartmouth; brother, Christopher, Vancouver. No visiting by request; a memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 4, 2000 in St. Peters Roman Catholic Church, Maple St., Dartmouth, Rev. Andrew Rembarczyk officiating. Burial to follow at a later date in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home.
CONKIE, John David - 49, of Dartmouth, passed away June 28, 2000. Born in Halifax July 23, 1950, he was the son of Gwendolyn (Marshall) Lucas, and David John Conkie. He is survived by his son, Luke; daughter, Zabrina; companion, Marilyn Fraser; parents; sister, Patricia Bensted; nephew, David; and niece, Holly. John was pre-deceased by his brother, Robert. John was a loving father who spent the last months of his life caring for his mother. Service will be arranged at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home, Queen St.
EDDY, Madeline Ceceilia - 74, formerly of Tangier, Halifax, Co., passed away June 30, 2000 in Duncan MacMillan Nursing Home, Sheet Harbour. Born in Tangier, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Beulah (James) Eddy. Surviving are her brothers, Lloyd and Nelson, both of Dartmouth; Edgar, Kentville; Fraser, Popes Harbour; Emerson, Tangier; Parker, New Minas; Norman, Brookfield; Walter, Musquodoboit Harbour. She was predeceased by her sister, Ethel; brothers, Fred, Spencer, Harvey, and Douglas. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., today, July 2, 2000, prayers at 7 p.m., all in D.S. Crowell & Sons Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 3, in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Tangier, Rev. Tom Kerr officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Duncan MacMillan Nursing Home.
FINCK, Florence Emma - 76, of Armdale, passed away June 30, 2000, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Sambro, she was the daughter of the late Hilda Gilkie. Florence received a lifetime membership by the Lieutenant Governor for a lifetime of donations to the Canadian Red Cross. Surviving are children, Susan, Winnipeg; Martha, Dartmouth; Dale, Halifax; Michael, Halifax; two brothers; five sisters; 15 grandchildren; 17 grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, George; son, David; two brothers; step-children, Albert and Winnifred. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, July 2, 2000. 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, July 3, in Cruickshank's Funeral Home. Funeral will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, in St. James Anglican Church, Rev. Timothy Appleton officiating. Burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.
GLOGOWSKI, Mary "Aggie" - 79, of Sydney Mines, passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2000 at home at 8 Prince Edward St. peacefully surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Norman and Sarah Jane Hefferman. Aggie was a lifetime member of Branch 008 Royal Canadian Legion, Sydney Mines. She was also a member of the Senior's Day Care at Harbour View Hospital. She is survived by sons, Frank (Zona), Ottawa; John (Carolyn), Lower Sackville; Leonard, West Bank, B.C.; daughters, Mae Cousins, Jean (Len) Finney, Patricia Ann (Sister) Bailey, Sheila Glogowski, Brenda (Harold) Bailey with whom she resided, all from Sydney Mines. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her first husband, Clarence McKinnon; her second husband, Frank; and brother, John Norman. Arrangements have been entrusted to G & R Francis and Son Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at Immaculate Conception Church, today, July 2, 2000 at 2 p.m., with father, Gerald Dunphy officiating. Burial will be held at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of one's choice.
HICKS, Burton Ellsworth - 58, Kingston, passed away June 28, 2000, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Saint John, N.B., he was a son of the former Blanche Lightfoot, Grand View Manor, Berwick and the late Burton E. Hicks. Surviving are his sisters, Deborah McNeil, Auburn; Kelly Whynott, Lawrencetown; brothers, Carl Hicks, Greenwood; Kevin Whynott, Kingston; Rickie Whynott, Waterville. Arrangements have been entrusted to Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, July 2, 2000, in Aylesford Baptist Church, Rev. Clyde Lowe officiating. Burial in Aylesford Union Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society
LAUDER, George Albert "Buck" "Sam" - 80, of Halifax, passed away peacefully at home, on Friday, June 30, 2000. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Robert and Lenora (Brown) Lauder. He served in the Canadian Navy from 1938-1963 and retired with the rank of Chief Petty Officer. He joined the firm of A.G. Brown & Sons Ltd. and retired from there in 1980. He was an avid and well loved Hockey Coach for many years in the Halifax Minor Hockey Association. He was a fervent gardener, growing his own flower and garden transplants, which he offered to his family and neighbours. He had a special love for his roses. In the last few years, he was doing artistic work with wood, which were also offered to family and friends or donated to local groups for fundraisers. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 56 years, Lillian (Dodsworth); his "Lauder girls", Colleen (Claude) Lalande, Kathleen (John) Peach, and Maureen (Michael) Gray, all of Lower Sackville; his "boy," Joseph (Annette), of Hubley; grandchildren, Judith (Shawn) Taylor, Lr. Sackville; Robair Lalande, Ont.; John (Rachel) Peach, Vermont; Martin Lalande, B.C.; Julia Gray, Kenneth Gray, Michelle Gray, all of Lower Sackville; Nicholas Lauder and Monica Lauder, of Hubley; great grandchildren, Bradley, Alicia, Hunter and Logan. He is also survived by brothers, Frank (Nan), Ontario; and Robert, N.B.; sisters, Colleen Dauphinee and Elizabeth Lauder, both of Halifax. He was predeceased by his brother, John. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 4, 2000 in St. Stephen's Church, Halifax, of which he has been a parishioner since 1954, Rev. Fr. Donald Boudreau is officiating, with burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. No flowers requested. Donations may be made to the Charity of your choice.
MACAULAY, Fraser J. - 89, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2000 at Haliburton Place, Windsor, Nova Scotia. Born in Marble Mountain, Cape Breton, he was the son of the late Dr. J.F. and Dolena (MacDonald) Macaulay. He worked for many years for Eaton's in Sydney and retired from the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission in 1976. Fraser lived most of his life in Sydney at 802 George St., and 20 Tillock Drive. In 1992, he moved to Hants County to be with his family and entered Haliburton Place two years ago. He loved to camp and traveled extensively following his retirement. A true Cape Bretoner, he loved the music of his island which could always be heard playing on his stereo. Surviving are his son, James and his wife Carol (Eld), of Ardoise; grandson, Jamie, Newport Beach, California; nephew, Jack Cruickshank, and niece Elsie Jollimore, of Halifax. He was predeceased by his wife, Flora (McKeagan); brother, Dr. Malcolm Macaulay; and sisters, Margaret (Cruickshank), Emelyn (Morrison), and Audrey (Urquhart). Cremation has taken place. There will be an open house and remembrance for friends and family at the family residence, 16 Woodville Road, Ardoise, today, July 2, 2000 from 2-4 p.m. Visitation will be held 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 4, followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. in Sydney Memorial Chapel, 49 Welton St., Sydney, Cape Breton, the Rev. Willis Henderson officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to "Friends of Haliburton", 9 Payzant St., Windsor, N.S. B0N 2T0, or a charity of your choosing.
LEWIS, Douglas Welsford - 79, Port Lorne, Annapolis Co., passed away June 28, 2000, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Port Lorne, he was a son of the late Hantford and Ellen (Cottrell) Lewis. During his life he had written hundreds of poems about his life experiences. Surviving are his wife, the former Alice Mae Lewis; daughters, Clara Rafuse, Youngs Cove; Judy Austin, Claire Holm, Alta.; sons, Robert, Port Lorne; Stanley, Harry, Digby; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Daisy Kimball, Oshawa, Ont.; Vivian Titus, Hampton; Connie Sabean, Lita Wood, Bridgetown. He was predeceased by sons, Michael, Kenneth; brothers, Francis, Ivan, Vincent. Arrangements have been entrusted to Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Bridgetown. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, July 2, 2000, in Port Lorne Baptist Church, Rev. Bill Patterson officiating. Burial in Fundy View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Port Lorne Baptist Church, Fundy View Cemetery or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MacDONALD, Robert Malcolm, P.Eng (Retired) - 61, of Dartmouth, passed away June 29, 2000 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site. Born in Tarbot, Victoria County, Cape Breton, he was the eldest son of the late Daniel and Madeline (Mosher) MacDonald. He attended Mount Allison University and the Nova Scotia Technical College, graduating in 1961 with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil). He was employed for 35 years with the Department of Transportation. He worked on the constructions of Highways 101 and 104, the New Glasgow Bypass and Kelly Mountain Road, to name a few, before transferring to Halifax as Senior Planner, retiring in 1994 as Chief Engineer of Services. He was an avid golfer and a member of Hartlen Point Golf Club for many years. He also enjoyed fishing, bowling, playing cribbage, gardening, reading, and hockey, serving for many years on the Board of Directors of the Cole Harbour Minor Hockey Association, District 7 Ringette Association, and the Scotia Colts Junior "A" Hockey Club. He also volunteered for many years as a bingo caller for the Scotia Colts. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, the former Shirley Gillis; son, Robert Steven, New Westminster, British Columbia; daughter, Gail Marie, Sudbury, Ontario; sister, Jody Pfenning (Ron), Long Island, New York; brothers, Charles (Paula), North Sydney; Dane (Brenda), Sydney Mines; William, Tarbot; and Mike (Merle), North Sydney. He was predeceased by his brother, Malcolm. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, July 2, 2000, funeral service 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 3, all in Atlantic Funeral Home and Chapel, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. P.A. Sandy MacDonald. Interment to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only by request. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the QEII Health Sciences Centre.
McCULLOCH, Stanley Earl - 52, of Lower Sackville, passed away June 29, 2000 at the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEII HSC. Born in North Noel Road, Hants Co., he was a son of the late Ray and Edith (White) McCulloch. He was a member of the Operating Engineers Union, local 721 as a Heavy Equipment Operator. Surviving are his wife, Ellen (Kitchin) and sons of the heart, Jamie (Bonnie) Rines, Minasville; Bernard (Melanie) Rines, Upper Sackville; Brian McCulloch (Roberta), St. John, N.B.; brothers, Glenwood, Williams Lake, BC; Hollis, Kennetcook; Tony, Prince Albert, Sask.; Ellis, North Noel Road; sisters, Cora (Bob) Cox, North Noel Road; Margaret Baker, Kennetcook; three grandsons. He was predeceased by brother, Avery. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium. Committal service will be Tuesday, July 4, 2000 at 1 p.m. in the East Noel Cemetery, Rev. Sandra Cox officiating. Donations may be made to the Huntington Society of Canada.
MURPHY, Arthur Daniel - 84, Kareng Homes, Ashdale, Antigonish Co., passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2000, in the home. Born in Ohio, Antigonish Co., he was a son of the late William and Elizabeth (MacDonald) Murphy. He was a former resident of Avondale, Pictou Co., and California, before retiring to Antigonish. He was a soyer and worked for Good Year Tire. He was a member of Arras Branch 59, Royal Canadian Legion, Antigonish. Surviving are his former wife, Dorothy Feltmate, Georgia; daughter, Ann (Steve) Stillwell, Georgia; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Catherine "Kay" Beaton; brothers, Raymond, Joseph, Bernard, Arnold and Reginald; two sisters in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 3, 2000 in St. Joseph's Church, St. Joseph's, Antigonish Co., Rev. Daniel MacLennan officiating. Arrangements entrusted to MacIsaac Funeral Home Ltd., 61 Pleasant St., Antigonish.
PORTER, Juanita Maria - 74, of Centreville, Digby Co., passed away June 29, 2000 in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Centreville, she was the daughter of the late George and Alberta (Raymond) Thibodeau. Surviving are daughter, Donna Hersey, Church Point, Digby Co.; son, Steve Boudreau, Ont.; sister, Betty Carriere, Winnipeg, Man.; brother, Sammy Thibodeau, B.C.; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by son, Stanley Porter. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today, July 2, 2000, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, July 3, both in Jaynes Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, in Centreville United Baptist Church, Rev. John Purdy officiating. Burial in Union Burial Ground, Lake Midway, Digby County. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association.
POTTIE, Charles "Chuck" Jerome - 73, of Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully on June 28, 2000 in the QEII Palliative Care Unit, Halifax. Chuck was surrounded by "The Love of His Life," his wife, Winnie, family, relatives, and many friends. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Deveau) Pottie. Chuck was a former employee of Halcraft Printers, Halifax, for over thirty years. In his retirement, he was a dedicated and hard working volunteer at Beacon House in Lower Sackville. He is survived by his loving wife, Winnie (Cook) Pottie; son, Peter (Theresa) Pottie, Halifax; stepsons, Tony Cook, at home; Garrie (Debbie) Cook, Spryfield; stepdaughters, Marilyn (Ken) Meunier, Dartmouth; Carolyn (Albert) Dominie, Dartmouth; Judelyn (Steve) Ferguson, Halifax; brothers, Albert (Theresa) Pottie, and Edgar (Iris) Pottie, both of Halifax; sisters, Gladys (Mrs. Don Bailey), Halifax; and Alice (Mrs. Joe Gagliardi), Thunderbay, Ontario; many nieces, nephews and grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Walter and Leo. The family have respectfully honoured Chuck's final wishes to be cremated and to have a Memorial service in the very church where he and Winnie were married. A Memorial Service is planned for Tuesday, July 4th, at 2:30 p.m. at the Knox United Church, 567 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville, N.S., Rev. Vincent Ihasz officiating. Burial service will follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery on Sackville Drive. Reception in the Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
STACEY, Leonard Douglas - 52, of Lower Sackville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, June 28, 2000 in the VG Site, QEII. Born September 6, 1947 in Halifax, he was as one of Mary Elizabeth (Osborne) Stacey, Lower Sackville, and the late Leslie William Stacey. He worked as a computer technician at Sprycom in Lower Sackville for many years. Surviving are daughter, Carrie (Chris) Snape, Lower Sackville; son, Lenny Stacey, Lower Sackville; sisters, Dorothy Babcock, Mollie McInnis, both of Lower Sackville; Rose Celemns, Vancouver; brothers, Gerald (Bud) Stacey, Ray Stacey, both of Lower Sackville; Murray Stacey, Gene Stacey, both of Aurora, Ontario; grandchildren, Christopher (age 14), Tawnya (age 13), Courtney (age 10), and Andrew Douglas Snape (age 5), all of Lower Sackville; aunt, Mrs. Alice Osborne, Halifax; former wife, Hazel; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Marion, in infancy; brother, William, in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, 2000 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Interment in Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Old Sackville Road, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only, by request. In lieu, the family request that memorial donations be made to the Palliative Care Unit, c/o Queen Elizabeth Health Sciences Centre Foundation, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 9Z9.