AUCOIN, Margaret Jane - 86, formerly of North End, Sydney, St. Andrews, Newfoundland and most recently, 15 years, Dominion, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2000 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in the Codroy Valley, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Frances (Chiasson) Hynes. Mrs. Aucoin was a member of St. Eugene's Church, Dominion. She was very active in St. Eugene's CWL> She will be sadly missed by daughter, Corinne (Valentino), Scattolon, Dominion; son, Gerald "Gerry" (Anne) Aucoin, Kingston, N.S.; brother, Leonard Hynes, St. Andrew's, Nfld; and Theresa MacLeod, Sydney's River; grandchildren, Brian, Raymond, Dale Aucoin, Valerie Azzano and Kimberly McDonald; great grandchildren, Marco, Tomas, Anthony, Rebecca, Ambriella and Alessia. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by husband, Edward J.; brothers, Earl and Patrick; sisters, Kay Bishop and Mary MacIsaac. Visitation for the late Mrs. Aucoin will be held Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. in St. Eugene's Church, Dominion, with Fr. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Donations in Mrs. Aucoin's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society are suggested as an expression of sympathy.
BUTLER, James Douglas - 68, Halifax, passed away August 6, 2000, at Melville Lodge. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late James Pius Butler and Nellie Gertrude (Boutilier) Butler. He was a retired Canada Post employee. Surviving are his uncle, Gerald (Kitty) Butler, Halifax; his stepbrother, Gregory (Barb) Smith and his stepsister, Sheila (Bill) Sullivan. He was predeceased by his stepmother, Kathleen (Smith) Butler. Arrangements have been entrusted to Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m., today, August 9, 2000, in St. Lawrence Church, Dutch Village Road, Halifax, Rev. Father Owen Connelly officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson's Foundation of Canada.
CAMPBELL, Everett Bell - 60, Dartmouth, passed away August 8, 2000, in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Borden, PEI, he was the son of Oscar and the late Wanda Campbell. He is survived by his loving wife, Colleen and sons Gary (Angela), Dartmouth; Craig (Michelle), Arizona. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren James, Ashley and Rachel; sisters, Marjorie (Fred) Leard, Borden, PEI; Betty (Roger) Leblanc, Dartmouth; brother, Gary (Connie) Campbell, Dartmouth. He was predeceased by his sister, June. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, August 12, 2000, in the Borden United Church, PEI. Burial will follow in the Church of Scotland, Cape Traverse, PEI. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Palliative Care, Dartmouth General Hospital.
CLARKE, Geraldine Elizabeth - 61, of 2627 Fuller Terrace, Halifax, N.S., passed away August 6, 2000 in Halifax. Born January 14, 1939, in Windsor, Hants Co., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Jean (Croxen) Johnson of Newport Station, Hants Co. During her lifetime, Geraldine was a teacher and taught in the Preston area in the early 1960's. She helped found the Children's Development Day Care Centre in Halifax. Geraldine was a member of Windsor Plains United Baptist Church; a member of East Preston Lions Club; a member of the African United Baptist Association. She is survived by sons, Dr. George Elliott (Geeta) Clarke , Toronto, Ont.; Bryant (Brenda) Clarke, Digby; William Clarke, Calgary, Alta; sister, Joan (Rex) Mendes, Halifax; brothers, David (Rene) Johnson, Winnipeg; Angus (Edith) Johnson, Hantsport; grandchildren, Brendan, Bianca, Bryson and Aurelia; also several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m today, August 9, 2000 in Lohnes Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor, N.S. Funeral service 2 p.m Thursday, August 10 in Windsor Plains United Baptist Church, Rev. Moses Adekola and Rev. Glenn Gray officiating. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.
EDWARDS (Beaver), Loretta - 67, Dominion, passed away at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex, Monday, August 7, 2000. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of Anastasia and the late John Beaver. Mrs. Edwards was a member of St. Eugene's Church, Dominion. She enjoyed spending time tole painting and was an avid bingo player. Although Loretta had no children of her own, she raised her niece, Karen (Neil) Bach as a daughter with whom she resided; and a foster child, Joan Hann, New Waterford. Also surviving are four sisters, Leona (Doll) Poirier, Reserve; Marie (Freeman) Lynk, Glace Bay; Helen Spencer, Toronto; and Millie (Eric) Young, Kingston, Ont. She will sadly missed by her special "Little Man" her grandson, Ryan. Also surviving are her two foster grandchildren, Crystal and Jason Hann and a foster great grandchild, Hadley Leonard Jennex Jr. and many nieces and nephews. Besides her father, Loretta was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Edwards; a brother, Jackie Beaver; and a brother and sister in infancy, Walter James and Shirley Viola. Visitation for Mrs.. Edwards will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Eugene's Church with Fr. Jim Oliver officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorials in Loretta's memory may be made to the Heart and Lung Association or the Canadian Cancer Society.
HARDWICK, Pauline Eva - 84, Annapolis Royal, passed away August 7, 2000, in Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown. Born in Clementsport, she was a daughter of the late Harry S. and Julia Elizabeth (Walker) Hardwick. Surviving are her brother, Lewis James, Shelburne. She was predeceased by sister, Jeannie May; brother, Allen Ray. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. Graveside committal service 2 p.m. Thursday, August 10, 2000 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Rev. James MacIntosh officiating. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
HOGG, William James - 69, of Mt. William, Pictou Co., passed away at the QEII Health Sciences Center on August 3, 2000. He was the son of Mary (Doherty) of South Wales and the late William Hogg. He worked at the Michelin Bridgewater Plant for several years. He enjoyed soccer (football) and golf. He will be sadly missed by his pet toy poodle, Biscuit. He is survived by his wife, the former Elizabeth Stevenson; daughter, Susan (John) of Fredericton, N.B.; brother, Ian (Joan) of South Wales, U.K.; and grandchildren, Brittany and Jordan; and his mother-in-law, Agnes Woodsell, Glasgow, Scotland. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will take place today, August 9, 2000 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lr. Sackville, reception to follow in funeral home. No flowers by request. Donations to the S.P.C.A, Granton, Pictou Co., N.S.
HUNT, Theresa Marlene - 22, Halifax, passed away August 6, 2000 in the QEII Health Sciences Center, Halifax, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Andrew Craig and Janie Hunt. She was employed with Marriott Container Rental Ltd. She had attended Millwood High School, Lower Sackville. She was a graduate of The Cunard Center. Surviving are brother Bobby, sister Emily, maternal grandparents, Lillian and Richard Hunt, all of Halifax; paternal grandparents. Peggy and Robert Craig, Armdale; godson, Dylan; aunt and uncle, Linda and Kevin Marriott, Herring Cove; aunt Betty, Halifax; uncles Don and Jack, both of Stewiacke; Larry, Halifax; aunts, Janet and Cathy, both of Halifax; nephew, Jordan; best friends, Krissy, Amanda, Melody, Teri-Ann and many others; many cousins. She was predeceased by her uncle, Ricky Hunt, aunt, Stephanie Hunt. Her remains are resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m., today, August 9, in the funeral home. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Thursday in St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Owen Connolly officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.
HUSHARD, Dora Mae - 94, Brother Street Senior Citizens, New Glasgow, formerly of Washington St. and East River Road, New Glasgow, passed away August 7, 2000, in the Health Sciences Centre, QEII. Born in Lundy Junction, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late Michael James and Elizabeth (Pettipas) Hushard. She was a resident of New Glasgow for most of her life and had resided at Brother Street Senior Citizens since 1995. She was a former member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, New Glasgow and a member of St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church, Parkdale. She was a former employee of the former N.W. Mason Limited, The B. Condon's Tea Room, Charlie MacLeod's Restaurant and McRae's Restaurant, New Glasgow from where she retired after 25 years of employment. She was predeceased by sisters, Katie, Janester; brothers, Louis and three in infancy. Arrangements have been entrusted to H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral 11 a.m. today, August 9, 2000 in St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Bernard MacAdam officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, New Glasgow. Donations to Saint Gregory's Building Fund.
LANDRY, Evelyn Hilda - 52, 635 Gould Rd., Brookdale, passed away August 6, 2000, at home. Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Eldon and Ruby (Harrison) Smith. She had owned and operated Landry's Taxi. She was an associate member of the Royal Canadian Air Force Club, Cumberland Wing 104 and the Royal Canadian Legion, Amherst Branch 10. Surviving are her husband, Tommy; daughters, Cheryl Landry, Amherst; Brandi Landry, Ontario; sisters, Lois Smith, Amherst Head; Diane Smith, Vicki Smith, Sandy Smith, Amherst; brothers, David, Doug, Billy, Donnie, Amherst; three grandchildren. She was predeceased by an infant sister, Cheryl; an infant brother, Ricky. No visitation by request. Funeral service 2 p.m. today in Cumberland Memorial Chapel, Rev. Donnie Miller officiating. Burial in Amherst Head Cemetery. Donations to any charity. Arrangements are entrusted to Furlong's Funeral Home Ltd., 70 Church St., Amherst.
MacDONALD, Anastasia Evangeline "Anne" - 78, Glace Bay, passed away August 6, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Port Morien, she was a daughter of the late William James Hawley and Effie Ann (McDermid) Hawley. She was a long-time member of the Glace Bay Kinette Club as well as a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, the Outreach Society for Senior Citizens and the Coal Town Chorus. Surviving are sons, Darrell, L'Ardoise; Keith, Dominion; daughter, Kimberley McCormick, Glace Bay; brother, Kenneth Hawley, Sydney; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Ron; daughter, Dianne; sisters, Bridget, Marie, Zita, Agnes; brothers, George, Joseph, Basil. Arrangements have been entrusted to V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral 10 a.m. today, August 9, 2000 in St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay, Rev. Doug Murphy officiating. Burial in parish cemetery.
MANOLOPOULOS, Constantine "Gus" - of Halifax. Born in Greece, May 21, 1904, passed away August 5, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary. QEII. Before coming to Canada, he served in the Greek Army. He was action in late 1920 to 1922. He emigrated to Canada in 1929 at the beginning of the Great Depression. Throughout his lifetime, he served on various charities and institutions, one being the Canadian Cancer Society. For over 50 years, he was a member of the Masonic Burns Lodge, receiving his 50 year jewel. He served diligently in the Greek community as president for over 20 years and continued active service for the majority of his life. He was a member of Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Council of North and South America, which led to an audience with Lyndon B. Johnson in Washington, D.C in 1967. During the Second World War, he served on the executive level of the Greek Canadian War Relief. He often spoke of how proud he was of the support of his fellow Greeks and newly found Canadian friends in supporting this endeavor. He was honoured by the King of Greece with a medal in 1957 in recognition of his organization work on the Greek War Relief. In his years in Halifax, he was a business entrepreneur. He owned and operated the Sea Grill Restaurant from 1930 to 1940's; also the Hillcrest Grill from 1959 to 1980. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by a son, John, Halifax. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Madden. Visitation 7-9 p.m. this evening and Tuesday 4-8 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 9, 2000, in St. Georges Greek Orthodox Church, Purcells Cove Road. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Parkinsons Foundation of Canada, the Greek Orthodox Church, or a charity of choice.
MARRIOTT, William Ralph "Billy" - 38, Halifax, passed away August 7, 2000, in Sackville. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late William C. and Edna (MacPhee) Marriott. He is survived by his brothers, Terry, Robert, Harold and his wife Cathy, Patrick and his wife Donna, all of Halifax; sisters, Sandra and her husband Kenneth Zinck, Bev, all of Halifax; Debbie and her husband James Watson, Marlene and her husband Stephen Shaw, all of Dartmouth; aunt, June, Halifax; companion, Wanda; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Gary, Darrell and Richard. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax. No visitation. The funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, August 10, 2000, in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Rev. Ronald Cairns officiating. Burial will follow in the Gate of Heaven Cemtery, Lower Sackville. Memorial donations may be made to the Kids Help Phone, 3433 Dutch Village Road, Halifax, B3N 2S7.
McLAUGHLIN, Valerie (Enid) - 56, of Dartmouth, passed away on Monday, August 7, 2000 at the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born near Nairn, Scotland on June 29, 1944, she was the daughter of Marjorie Ann Horsman (Mackintosh), Halifax, and the late Carl Horsman and step-father, the late Eric Horsman. She is survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Glen McLaughlin; daughter, Kayte, Halifax; son, Matthew, Halifax; sisters, Heather (Dwaine) McLean, Bath, N.B.; Deborah Davis, Calgary; Lorna (George) Cole, Mount Uniacke; brothers, Verne (Carol) Horsman, Grand Manan Island, N.B; Garey (Sherri) Horsman, Halifax; and several, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by brother, Daryl John; niece, Tracey Lynne; in-laws, Phyllis and Gordon McLaughlin. Valerie retired from the teaching profession in 1996, having taught for several years in Quebec, New Brunswick and most recently in Nova Scotia. Some of Val's most enjoyable times were spent at their cottage on the Washdemoak Lake in N.B. Val embraced life to the fullest. Her enthusiasm for life and unfailing optimism made her a very special person to her family and many friends. She was kind and generous, always putting the welfare of others ahead of her own. To say Val loved animals does not convey the depth of her feelings for them. When presented with a portrait of her dog, Bernie, at the time of her retirement, it was obvious that no better gift could have been chosen. She had a great passion for reading and was not satisfied until she shared this love of books with everyone she cared about. Val believed that life was a gift and that it is our responsibility to take care of this gift. This inadequate snapshot of Val would not be complete without mentioning her devotion to her husband and children; they were the focus of her life. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, August 10, in the Church of St. Andrew, 2 Circassion Drive, Forest Hills Parkway, Rev. Marilyn Newport officiating, assisted by Canon David Reid. Following the service, friends may gather at Atlantic Funeral Home Reception Centre, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth while the family has a private interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, 767 Main Street, Dartmouth. Family flowers only by request. Donations in Val's memory may be made to the Bide Awhile Animal Shelter, 12 Eaton Avenue, Dartmouth, N.S., B2Y 2X5 or to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth.
MITCHELL, Norma Rose - 61, Halifax, formerly of Maitland, Lunenburg County, passed away August 5, 2000 in Glades Lodge, Halifax. Born in Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, she was a daughter of Jessie (Slauenwhite) Ernst, Maitland. Surviving are her daughter, Sharon Rafuse, Molega, Queen's County; sons, Richard Slauenwhite, Oakhill; Arnold Slauenwhite, Dartmouth; stepson, Fred Slauenwhite, U.S.A; sisters, Vivian Ernst, Maitland; Doris Eisnor Zinck, Whynotts Settlement; Sandra Statton, Sweetland; Janet Eickle, Pine Grove; Joyce Richards, Bridgewater; Kathy Slauenwhite, Lower Northfield; Dianne Weagle, Auburndale; Angela Hume, Oakhill; brothers, Lloyd Ernst, Maitland; Kendall Ernst, Lower Northfield; George Ernst, Pine Grove; one grandson; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Murray Slauenwhite; her second husband, Harry Mitchell; brother, James; stepfather, Lawrence Ernst. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. today, August 9, 2000 in Christ Anglican Church, Maitland, Reverend Gloria McClure-Fraser officiating. Burial in the Parish Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Anglican Church, Maitland; South Shore Regional Hospital Foundation, Bridgewater; or Fisherman's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Arrangements have been entrusted to R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville.
MYERS, Loretta - 72, Grand Lake Road, Sydney, passed away August 7, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late John Angus and Mary Jessie (MacDonald) MacNeil. She was the former owner of the Ferry Street Convenience Store. Surviving are sisters, Kaye Cameron, Peggy Fewer, Sydney; brothers, Steve, Dartmouth; John Dan "Cappy", Vancouver, B.C.; Bernie, Edmonton, Alta.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Roy; sister, Mary Murphy; brothers, Ambrose, Albert. No visitation. Memorial service 11 a.m. today, August 9, 2000 in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Rev. Ralph Johnston officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
NEVES, Irene Mary - 88, of Apple River, Cumberland County passed away Sunday, August 6, 2000 at Bayview Memorial Health Centre, Advocate Harbour. Born in Apple River, she was the daughter of the late Irving and Laura (McWhirter) Lunn. She is survived by four daughters, Sylvia Christensen, Vancouver; Sheila Shirley, Apple River; Charlotte Robarts, Advocate Harbour; Marcia MacDougall, New Salem; three sons, Gerald, Dartmouth; Nelson, Apple River; Terry, Parrsboro; a sister, Laura Ela, Rockland, Mass.; 24 grandchildren; several great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Aubrey; a sister, Vertie; a brother, Reginald. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, Dave Johnson of Jehovah's Witnesses officiating. Burial in the Apple River Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
NOWE, Gertrude Margaret - 94, Bridgewater, passed away August 7, 2000, in the Hillside Pines, Home for Special Care, Bridgewater. Born in Lake Center, she was a daughter of the late James and Bessie (Croft) Meisner. She is survived by a nephew, Eugene and wife Shirley Meisner, Cookville; nieces, Lorna and husband Ray Forward, Bridgewater; Emily Baker, Lake Center. She was predeceased by her son, Garnet; brother, Lawrence and adopted sister, Audrey Ringer. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater, from where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, August 9, 2000, Lic. Penny Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in the Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Hillside Pines, Home for Special Care, Bridgewater or the Bridgewater United Baptist Church.
ORDINAL, Robert Douglas "Doug" - 81, of Dartmouth, passed away August 6, 2000 in the QEII Health Sciences Center. Palliative Care Unit. Born in Kamsack, Saskatchewan, he was the son of Maximillian and Mary (Roberts) Ordinal. Raised and educated near Pelly, Saskatchewan, he was a veteran of WWII, serving in Canada, Great Britain, Africa and Continental Europe, wherever duty called. He re-enlisted in the late 1940's and served with RCEME for several years. A former resident of Wellington, he owned and operated an auto-repair shop until he full retired. He was an active member of the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum for many years, helping to restore aged aircraft, arranging transportation for parts and pieces, and was indeed the "great procurer." He enjoyed his time with his radio control model flying club, the Atlantic Society of R.C. Modelers, where he built aircraft and instructed beginners. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie (Lister) Dundas, Dartmouth; daughter, Sandra (Bill) Stewart, Shelburne; son, Robert, London, Ontario; five grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Isa (Simms) and several brothers and sisters. Visitation will be today, August 9, 7-9 p.m., Thursday, 10-2 p.m., funeral service Thursday, 2 p.m, all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Rev. G. Burgomaster officiating. Burial to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens, a reception to follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, Halifax International Airport.
ROBERTS, Mrs. Helen - 86, guest of Victoria Haven Nursing Home, Glace Bay, and former resident of 101 Ocean Ave.., Glace Bay, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2000 at Victoria Haven Nursing Home. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Anne (Greenhill) Baxter. Mrs. Roberts was a member of Knox United Church, Glace Bay, and in her earlier years was very active in church affairs. She is survived by two daughters, Wilma (Mrs. Henry Ogilvie), Glace bay; and Linda (Mrs. John Shepard), Fredericton, N.B.; one son, Jim (Eleanor), Owen Sound, Ont.; two grandchildren, Brenda and Tracey; and two great grandchildren. Mrs. Roberts was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred; a son, Cst. John Thomas Roberts, R.C.M.P; and one son, Norman Thomas in infancy. She was also predeceased by three sisters, Margaret "Peggy," Catherine "Katie" MacDougall, and Annie Hulford. Cremation has taken place and funeral service will be held 3 p.m. August 13, 2000 in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Chapel, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay, with Rev. David MacLean officiating. Burial will be in Forest have Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends and relatives 2 p.m. in the Funeral Home prior to the funeral service. Family flowers only, by request of the family any memorial donations in Helen's memory may be made to Knox United Church, the Victoria Haven Fund for the wheelchair access, the Alzheimer Society or a charity of choice.
SMITH, Charles William "Butch" - 60, of East Chezzetcook, passed away August 6, 2000 at Dartmouth General Hospital. He was the son of the late Charles and Marian (Evans) Smith. Charlie was a merchant seaman all of his life, starting with the oil tankers for Imperial Oil. He served with the Coast Guard. Charlie was also a captain with the pilot boat in Halifax. Charlie retired in 1994 having last served for the DND on the fire tug, the Firebird." He was an avid gardener and grower of fruit trees, as well as a lover of nature. One of Charlie's best companions in his late years was his tractor, affectionately known as "Jerry." He was a man of few words, but every word he said counted. Charlie was a great role model for his children. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, the former Joan (Field); daughter, Diane (Willis "Nick") Nickerson, Cow Bay; sons, Bruce (Twila), Chezzetcook; Keith (Noreen), Lawrencetown; brothers, Wayne, Eastern Passage; Donald, Lr. Sackville; Brian, Cow Bay; Robert, Fredericton; sisters, Beverly Butt, Dartmouth; Marilyn Sproule, Giroux, Manitoba; Cindy Palmer, Lincoln, N.B.; Darlene Deveau, Lr. Sackville; grandchildren, Graeme, Marc, Bruce "B.J.". He was predeceased by his brother, James and two siblings in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. today, August 9, 2000 in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. A reception will follow in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Cancer Center.
SMITH, James Garnet - age 87, passed away on August 7th at QEII Hospital, Halifax, N.S. Born in Oxford, N.S., he was the son of the late A.E. and Georgia Moore Smith. Predeceased by brothers Gerald and Perce and sister Bertha. Sister Fran MacNab living in Halifax. Predeceased by his wife, Charlotte Smith. He is survived by and lovingly remembered by his children, Beth and John Renouf, of Halifax; Bob and Debbe Smith of Downington, Pennsylvania; and Cathy and John Motherwell of Toronto, Ontario. Beloved "Grampy" of Jamie and Kelly Renouf, Erin and Sarah Smith, Alex and Colin Motherwell, and Josh Smith. He loved above all his family and loving friend Marian Gordon. He graduated from Oxford Academy and joined the Bank of Nova Scotia where he served in several provinces, his last posting being St. John's, Newfoundland and Halifax, Nova Scotia. He joined the army and served overseas in WWII as an officer with the Black Watch, R.H.R. of Canada. He was wounded in action during the Normandy campaign and after recuperation, returned to the continent where he was posted to Nine Brigade headquarters, 2nd Division, Canadian Army overseas. On returning to Canada, he rejoined the Bank of Nova Scotia, retiring in the mid-seventies. He then joined the Nova Scotia Department of Finance as Investment Analyst and later became Superintendent of Pensions for the province. From there he joined Richardson Securities, later Richardson Greenshields. He was a former member of the Halifax Club, the Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron, the Saraguay Club, the Halifax Curling Club and an active member of the United Service Institute, Ashburn Golf Club and a member of St. Andrew's United Church. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held at St. Andrew's United Church, corner of Coburg Rd. and Robie St., Halifax, 2:00 p.m., August 11th. Family flowers only. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Fund would be appreciated.
TAYLOR, Grace Genevieve - 90, of Hantsport, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2000 in Windsor Elms, Windsor, N.S., where she resided for the last two years. Born June 7, 1910 in Silverton, Colorado, she was the daughter of the late John and Ethel (Colmer) Anderson. Grace was a member of the Hantsport Baptist Church, the Philathea Class, past member of the Missionary Society, and a Past Noble Grand of the Helping Hand Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by three daughters, Marion (Mrs. Robert Brooks), Bertha (Mrs. Raymond Provencher), both of Halifax; Nadine (Mrs. Robert Fetterly), Victoria, B.C.; seven grandchildren, Randy and Beth Brooks; Heather, Lorraine, Carmen and Corey O'Dell; and Renee Provencher; five great grandchildren, Sarah and Peter Leighton; Corey, Christina and Catherine O'Dell; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Vaughan Robert Taylor; daughter, Ruby (Mrs. Corey O'Dell); grandchild, Jill O'Dell; brothers, Orlo and John Anderson; a sister, Alice May. No visitation by request. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. today, August 9, 2000 in the Hantsport Baptist Church, Hantsport, Rev. Robert Matthews officiating. Interment in Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport. Donations in Grace's memory may be made to the Hantsport Baptist Church, Hantsport; the Hantsport Community Centre; or any charity of choice. Funeral pre-arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor, N.S.
WALSH (Davidson), Denise Darlene - 37, Musquodoboit Harbour, passed away August 6, 2000, quietly at home in her sleep, after a courageous battle with cancer. Survived by her loving husband, Robert Walsh, she was the daughter of John and Idella "Dee" Davidson. She is also survived by brothers, Richard, Saint John, N.B.; Shawn, Dartmouth; and several loving nieces and nephews. She was a long-term employee of Eastern Fence Erectors in Dartmouth. She was a member of the First United Church, Musquodoboit Harbour. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held at First United Church, Musquodoboit Harbour on today, August 9, at 2 p.m., Rev. David Leblanc officiating. Family flowers only by request. Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
WEIR, Alan Munroe - 80, Lower Sackville, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2000, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, New Halifax Infirmary, Halifax. Born on February 26, 1920, in Sheffield Mills, Kings County, he was the son of the late James Taylor and Susie Pearl and was raised in Scotch Village by Clarence and Jeannetta Weir. He was affiliated with Knox United Church, Lower Sackville. He was a veteran of the Second World War, having served with the 1st Canadian Surveyors in Italy and across Europe. He retired from DND Transport in 1986 after 31 years of service, having not missed one day of work. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, the former Mary Faye Partridge; daughters, Angela (Norman) Hanley; Susan (Donald) O'Leary, Lower Sackville; Eleanor (Frederick) McMur, Chilliwack, BC; Dorothy (Lorne) Gilbert, Lawrencetown; Evelyn (Steve) Geigor, Winnipeg; son, Richard (Laurel) Weir, Snow Lake, Manitoba; stepdaughters, Sandra Chandler, Lauren Leckie, Dartmouth; Cheryl (Michael) Hamm, Chester Basin; stepson, Dale (Sylvia) Leckie, Porters Lake; 27 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a stepson, Ronald Leckie; sisters, Lois Shaw, Marjorie Hamilton. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, August 9, 2000, in the Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, August 10, in Knox United Church, 567 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville, Rev. Robert Chapman officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. A reception will follow in the Knox United Church. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 23 Laurie Drive, Lower Sackville, B4E 1G1.
YOUNG, Dr. A.J. "Sandy" - 62, of Halifax, died August 6th, 2000 at his home. Born in New York, he was the son of Helen and Alexander Joseph Young Sr. Sandy was a professor of Sport History at Dalhousie University since 1970. He was instrumental in establishing the Nova Scotia Sports Heritage Center. He is survived by two brothers, James and Bruce, Pennsylvania; four daughters, Nicole, Michelle, Julie, and Gabrielle; two grandchildren, Andris and Mara. A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Sports Heritage Center.