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Date: Wednesday, 23 April 2008, at 11:38 a.m.

ADAMS, Geraldine Bernadette Mary (Gerry) - 62, Dartmouth, passed away in the care of her family June 13, 2000. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (Lunn) LaPierre. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Zellers. She was involved with all social activities at Eastwood Manor and was active in the C.W.L. of St. Anthony's parish receiving her 25 year pin earlier this year. Gerry enjoyed bingo and rummoli and was a loving and caring nanny and mother. Surviving are daughters, Dawn (Mrs. Jim Boylan), Halifax; Shelley (Mrs. Alex Quik), Lake Echo; sister, Jackie Wagner, of Dartmouth; brothers, Gerald, of Lakeside; Eric, of Stratford, Ontario; grandchildren, Alicia, Douglas, Ben, Alexis. She was predeceased by her husband, Douglas; brothers, Frank, Lawrence, Robert, Edward; sister, Ruby. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home. Funeral mass 10 a.m. Friday in St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth, Rev. Richard Philiposki officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Anthony's Parish or the Canadian Cancer Society.

ANDREWS, Douglas Raymond - 95, Annapolis Royal, passed away June 11, 2000, in the Annapolis Community Health Centre. Born in North Range, he was a son of the late William and Jenny (Gates) Andrews. He was a blacksmith, farmer, surveyor and woodsman. He served as justice of the Peace for Digby County and councilor for the Municipality of Digby. Surviving are daughter, Arlene Freeman, Digby; son, Preston, Brighton, Digby Co.; sisters, Maude Powell, Toronto, Ont.; Floria Amiro, Dartmouth; brother, Earl, Florida; 10 grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Amy Marr; second wife, Hilda Small; sisters, Kathlene, Marjorie; brothers, Alfred, Newman, Tom, Churchill, Gerald. Funeral 10 a.m. today, in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Pastor Victor Gill officiating, assisted by Pastor Tim Guptill. Burial in Rossway Community Cemetery. Donations to the T.L.C. Animal Shelter or any charity.

BURCHELL, Kathleen Sarah - 77, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully at home after a lengthy illness. She was a daughter of the late Peter and Louise (Ford) Burchell. Surviving are her sister, Mary; brother, Peter and his wife Frances; seven nieces and nephews; aunts, Maudie Roberts, Port Hawkesbury; Nora Doheroty, Dartmouth. She was a member of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church where she was privileged to serve as organist for over 30 years. She was also a member of the Christian Life Community of Canadian Martyrs Parish in Halifax. She was a long-time employee of Bell & Grant Insurance Company, retiring several years ago. Her remains are resting in Dartmouth Funeral Home, Queens Street. Funeral mass will be held in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Dartmouth today, June 14, at 10 a.m., Rev. Charles Burke officiating. Reception to follow in church hall. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven in Lower Sackville. No flowers by request.

BURKE, Gordon Francis - 67, of Lake of the Woods, Hubley, passed away at home, Monday, June 12, 2000. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Alex and Sadie (MacIntyre) Burke. He was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces for 35 years, in Food Services, retiring as Master Warrant Officer. He was an ardent fisherman and hunter. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Hannelore Mohr; brothers, Johnny, Lower Sackville; Patrick, Spryfield; step-mother, Margaret Burke, Halifax; step-sisters, Bernice, Joan, Dot and Audrey; step-brothers, Billy and Earl; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by sister, Ann Laydon; brothers, Jim, Tom and Joe Burke. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 16, in the Chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax, followed by a reception in the reception centre. A private burial will be held at a later date in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Ronald MacDonald House.

BURRIS, Clinton Hughes - 64, Green Oaks, Colchester Co., passed away Monday, June 12, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Green Oaks, he was a son of the late Levi and Hattie (Hughes) Burris. He was a farmer and woodsman most of his life. He is survived by daughters, Julia Ferdinand and her husband Larry, Green Oaks; Donna Burris, Truro; Jennie Porquet and her husband Lennie, Goose Bay, Nfld.; Ann Matheson and her husband Tracey, Musquodoboit; son, Craig Burris and his wife Agnes, Great Village; brothers, John, Hamilton, Ont.; Albert, Truro; Eddy, Folly Mountain; Russell, Green Oaks; 13 grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Evelyn and Annie; brother, Edmund in infancy. Funeral 2 p.m. today, in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. Wade Allen officiating. Burial in Fisher Creek Cemetery, Green Oaks. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Fisher Creek Cemetery, Green Oaks or to the Canadian Cancer Society.

COOLEN, Percy "Lee" - 74, of Harbor View Manor, Lunenburg, formerly of Fox Point, passed away June 11, 2000 in Fisherman's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Fox Point, he was the son of the late Asaph and Cora Blanche (Coolen) Coolen. Lee worked as a longshoreman for 42 years at the Port of Halifax. A Master Mason of Acadian Masonic Lodge #14, Halifax. Survived by his former wife, Marcie Joudrey, Mahone Bay; sons, Allan (Kornelia), Scott (Paula), both of Fox Point; Arthur (Doreen), Deep Cove; daughters, Linda (Charles), Halifax; Corinne (Mrs. James Manual), Fox Point; 14 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Predeceased by a grandson, Adam; brothers, James, Henry, Edward, Levi, John and Ruben; a sister, Lydia. Visitation today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. Funeral service Wednesday, 2 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Fox Point, Rev. Mark Pretty officiating. Burial in Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Diabetes Association or St. James Anglican Church.

DEVEAU, Purdy - 70, Hectanooga, Digby Co., passed away June 11, 2000, at home. Born in Hectanooga, he was a son of the late Leo (Phillio) and Alice (Doucet) Deveau. Surviving are his sisters, Julienne Gaudet, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan; Delores O'Mahony, Mayflower; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Cyril, George, Ormand, Hector, Stanley. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Cleophas Roman Catholic Church, Hectanooga, Rev. Louis Comeau officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to any charity.

FORWARD, Theresa Dorherty (Doris) - 71, of Oyster Pond, Jeddore passed away June 13, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late James and Lucy Bell. A devoted wife and mother, she is survived by husband, Sidney, Halifax; daughters, Cindy Clancey, Dartmouth; Sheryl-Lynn Venoit, Musquodoboit Harbour; sisters, Joan (Anthony) and Marie Bell, Halifax; granddaughters, Brittany, Hailey and Lauren. She was predeceased by infant granddaughter, Danielle; brother, Leo; sister, Geraldine. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium, no visitation by request. Memorial service will be Thursday, June 15, 2000 at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Reception to follow. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.

JOHNSON, Annie Belle - 81, Westfield, Queens Co., passed away June 10, 2000, in Tantallon, Halifax Co. as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Westfield, she was a daughter of the late Judson and Iris (Frail) Mansfield. She was a member of the Westfield United Baptist Church for over 60 years. Surviving are sisters, Frances Fancy, Westfield; Lanora Westhaver, Bridgewater; a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Elverton; sister, Idella; brothers, Kenneth, Herman, Leon, Nelson and Leland in infancy. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Westfield United Baptist Church, Pastor Daniel Walton officiating. Burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Westfield. In lieu of flowers, donations to Westfield United Baptist Church.

JOHNSON, Lillian Ruth - 69, Bridgewater, passed away June 10, 2000, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Victoria Beach, Annapolis Co., she was the daughter of the late Milford Lee Munroe and Mary Elizabeth Atkins. Surviving are her husband, Ralph, Lunenburg; sons, Gary, Douglas, Bridgewater; daughters, Marilyn Lavoie, Quebec; Valerie Gidney, Calgary; foster daughter, Rosetta Dunn, South Waterville, Kings Co.; sister, Lenore Bent, Phinney Cove, Annapolis Co.; half-sister, Mildred Trafiak, Winnipeg; half-brother, George Munroe, New Brunswick; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild. She was predeceased by half-brother, James Saulnier (Ontario); half-sisters, Lydia (Winnipeg), Vickey. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Rev. Leon Langille officiating. Burial in Digby Baptist Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or Children's Wish Foundation.

MacKENZIE, Lenora Mary - 83, Halifax, N.S., passed away June 10, 2000 in the QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax, N.S. Born in England, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Mary (Munro) MacKenzie. She was a long time employee with Maritime Tel and Tel of Halifax until her retirement. She is survived by a nephew, Hugh Martin, Toronto; nieces, Helen Martin, Mississauga, Ont.; Nora Rehner, Windsor, Ontario; Mary Anne Pickering, London, Ont.; great nephews, Timothy and Andrew Martin, Toronto; great-nieces, Alison and Lindsay. She was predeceased by brothers, Allister Kenneth MacKenzie; Hugh George MacKenzie and Reginald MacKenzie; sister, Bethia (Betty). Funeral service will be held 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Reverend Bob Billings officiating. Burial in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, N.S.

MacNEIL, John - 72, Halifax, passed away June 13, 2000 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of the late John and Margaret (MacCormick) MacNeil. He retired as a Sergeant of the RCMP, Marine Division after 25 years service. He was a faithful Red Sox fan. Surviving are his wife, the former Sheila MacDonald; daughter, Joan Richard (Paul), Halifax; sons, Paul (Diane), David, Donald (Carolyn), Stuart (Christina), all of Halifax; Robert (Margaret), Wodurn, Mass.; brother, Lewis, Halifax; sisters, Celia Campbell, Dorchester, Mass.; Margaret Myers, Kentville; Kathleen MacNeil, Sydney Mines; grandchildren, Andrew, Krista, Paula, Shauna, David, Paul, Ted, Julie, Sarah, Luke, Emily, Rebecca and Alex; great grandchildren, Matthew, Hayley, Sarah. Predeceased by brothers, Cyril, Alex, James, Russell and Clarence. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax. Funeral service will be 9 a.m. Thursday in St. Theresa's Church, North Street, Halifax, Rev. Paul Williams officiating. Burial at a later date. Reception in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road, Halifax after the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

MANSFIELD, Henry Herman - 45, Westfield, Queens Co., passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Tantallon. Born in Westfield, Queens Co., he was a son of the late Herman and Theresa (Mansfield) Mansfield. He was a machine operator for many years and an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed the woods. He loved hunting, trapping and ATV's. He is survived by his wife, the former Yvonne Weare; daughters, Tasha and her companion Jody, New Elm and Trena and her companion David, at home; son, Benjamin and his companion Trina, Westfield; sisters, Darlene Wright, Arcola, Sask.; Ruth Ramey, Timberlea; Barbara Uhlman, New Elm; Margaret Whynot, Westfield; brothers, Gary, Caledonia; Herbert, Scott, Reide and Edward, all of Westfield; Lloyd, Dartmouth; Dennis, Lake Echo; Steve, Caledonia; Howard, West Caledonia. He was predeceased by a son, Shawn Leigh. Visitation will be today, June 14, from 7-9 p.m. in Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool. Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 15, at 2 p.m. in Westfield United Baptist Church, Pastor Daniel Walton officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Westfield. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Westfield United Baptist Church.

MANSFIELD, Theressa - Westfield, Queens Co., passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Westfield, she was a daughter of the late Hastings and Rose (Thereault) Mansfield. She enjoyed needlework. Surviving are daughters, Darlene Wright, Arcola, Sask.; Ruth Ramey, Timberlea; Barbara Uhlman, New Elm; Margaret Whynot, Westfield; sons, Gary, Caledonia, Herbert, Scott, Reide, Edward, Westfield; Lloyd, Dartmouth; Dennis, Lake Echo; Steve, Caledonia; Howard, West Caledonia; 22 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Avis Selig, Erma Frail, Geneva Frail, Westfield; brothers, Denton, Lunenburg; Sterling, Dorchester, N.B.; Arley, Westfield. She was predeceased by her husband, Herman; son, Henry; grandson, Shawn; granddaughter, Sheila; sister, Nancy; brothers, Clinton, Lawson, Marvin. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, June 14, in Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, June 15, in Westfield United Baptist Church, Pastor Daniel Walton officiating. Burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Westfield. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.

McLEOD, Evan Graham - 69, of 162 Brookside Street, Glace Bay passed away peacefully at his residence, Monday, June 12, 2000. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Charles and Mamie (MacKeigan) MaLeod. Mr. McLeod was a former employee of the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board. He is survived by his wife, the former Janet Warner; two sons, Brian (Celeste) and Gordon; four daughters, Nora (Gerard MacLellan), Katherine (Scott Woodburn), Laura (John Healey), and Lesley (Brent Oncale); one sister, Vera. Evan will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Callum and Pauline McLeod; Jeffrey MacLellan and Courtney and Jared Healey. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Gordon MacLeod. Visitation for the late Mr. McLeod will be held Wednesday 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. Funeral service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Matthews officiating. Cremation will follow. Burial will be at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in Evan's memory to the Parkinson's Foundation of Nova Scotia.

MORIARITY, James Jospeh - 67, of Three Fathom Harbour, passed away June 12, 2000 at home. Born in Hamilton, Ont., on August 3, 1932, he was the son of the late John and Ethel (Waldick) Moriarity. He was employed by CNR Railroad from 1947-1950, he retired from the Royal Canadian Navy as a chief Petty Officer in 1974, and then worked for the Provincial Government from 1974-1988 at the Nova Scotia Nautical Institute, as an industrial marine rigging instructor. He is survived by his daughters, Catherine Bass, Dartmouth; Sharon (David) Kennedy, Dartmouth; Tanya (Scott) Miller, Three Fathom Harbour; son, James, Dartmouth; brothers, Lawrence Moriarity, Hamilton, Ont.; Donald Sanderson, Bradford, Ont.; Gerald Moriarity, Stoney Creek, Ont.; sister, Margaret Cook, Stoney Creek, Ont.; grandchildren, Mary Bass, Ronnie Kennedy, Stephen Kennedy, Dylan Miller, many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife, Shirley Florence (Crowell); brothers, Jack, Walter; sisters, Kathleen, Veronica, and Mary. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be Thursday, June 15, 2000 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2000 in the chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

MOULAISON, Emilienne Marie - 78, Amirault's Hill, passed away June 11, 2000, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born December 25, 1921, in West Pubnico, she was a daughter of the late Paul Mathurin and Agnes M. (d'Eon) d' Entremont. She was a retired school teacher, having taught at Quinan and Amirault's Hill schools. She was a member of Les Dames de Sainte Anne, as well as a member of Holy Family Parish. Surviving are her husband, Melbourne J. Moulaison; sons, Roy and his wife Anita, Amirault's Hill; Sheldon and his wife Rosalind, Argyle; Terry and his wife Christine, Ste. Anne-du-Ruisseau; daughters, Beulah and her husband Sonny Murphy, Amirault's Hill; Kay and her husband Chester Muise, Surette's Island; Audrey and her husband Eric Landers, Sandford; brothers, Urbain, Benoit, both of West Pubnico; Daniel, Yarmouth; sisters, Lorraine d'Eon and Exilda d'Eon, both of West Pubnico; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, Amirault's Hill, Rev. Maurice Leblanc officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

PELLEY, Linister Cecil - 70, Waverley, passed away June 12, 2000 at home. Born in Summerford, Nfld., he was a son of the late Stephen and Ivy (Price ) Pelley. Surviving are daughters, Louise Peckford, Gander Bay, Nfld.; Lorraine Pelley, Waverley; Lovetta Pelley, Keswick, Ont.; sons, Llewelyn, Twillingate, Nfld; Leroy, Brampton, Ont.; brothers, Wilbert, Cottrells Cove, Nfld.; Tom, Summerford, Nfld.; sisters, Gertrude Pelley, Minnie Brown, Maisie Gates, Marilyn Wheeler, all of Summerford, Nfld.; seven grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister in infancy. Service to be held at a later date in Summerford, Newfoundland. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangments entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville.

SCHWAB, Charles William Jr. - 48, Dartmouth, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2000. Born November 2, 1951 in Halifax, he was a son of the late Charles Sr. and Elsie (Allen) Schwab. He was a member of The Anglican Church of St. Andrew, Cole Harbour. He worked as a Key Account Manager at Maple Leaf Foods in Dartmouth. He enjoyed all sports, but especially liked playing baseball, hockey and golf. Surviving are his wife of 24 years, the former Linda Ellen Conrad; daughter, Keirsten, at home; son, Troy, at home; sister, Beverley Embley, Moncton; brother, Fred Schwab, Beaver Bank; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Earl and Florence Allen; paternal grandparents, Fred and Emma Schwab. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 15, 2000 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday, June 16 in The Church of St. Andrew, Circassion Drive, Cole Harbour, Canon David Reid officiating. Interment in St. Andrew's Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Charles' memory to the Church of St. Andrew (Memorial Fund), 2 Circassion Drive, Cole Harbour, NS, B2W 5C2.

SKINNER, J. Basil - 83, Sherwood Drive, Sydney River, passed away June 11, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Inverness, he was a son of the late Murdock and Eva (Price ) Skinner. He served as an Aero Engine Mechanic with Royal Canadian Air Force in the Second World War and was retired from the CN Railway. He was a member of Sydney River United Protestant Church. He was also a member of the Breton Model Railroad Club, the Masonic Lodge, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and the Westmount Legion Branch 126. Surviving are his daughters, Ruth Skinner, Halifax; Margaret MacLeod-Hawco, Howie Centre; sisters, Sadie Poirier, New Glasgow; Anita Cousins, Halifax; Phyllis Williston, New Glasgow; brother, Ernest, Sydney. He was predeceased by his first wife, Evelyn (MacKay); second wife, Georgie (Shaw); brothers, Errol, Everett, Eldred, Robert. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. Memorial services in Sydney Memorial Chapel 2 p.m. Thursday, Rev. Bernice Spracklin officiating. Burial in Whale Cove Cemetery, Margaree, at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Nurses Education Fund.

SMILEY, Verna Grace - 74, Welsford, Kings Co., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her husband and daughters on Monday, June 12, 2000. Born in Welsford, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Tilly (Evans) Palmer. She had worked in the Berwick Post Office and Wilson's Drug Store. She enjoyed round dancing, ladies golf, and quilting. She volunteered for the Canadian Cancer Society and Meals on Wheels. She was a member of the Berwick Baptist Church, Welsford-Weston-Somerset Auxiliary, the Rainbow and Apple Valley Square Dancer Clubs and the Berwick Elderobic Group. Surviving are husband, Roderick Smiley; daughters, Bonita (Phillip) Veinotte, Hammonds Plains; Jocelyn (John) Askew, New Minas; grandchildren, Erin, Alyson, Robbie Veinotte; James and Jeffery Askew; brother, Norman (Ina) Palmer, Welsford; sister, Doris (Reg) Foley, Centreville; stepsons, Wayne (Francine) Smiley, Moncton, N.B.; Kenneth Aubrey Smiley, both of Halifax; six step grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Allison Ward. No visitation. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2000, in the Berwick Baptist Church. Reverend Shawn Kehoe officiating. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or any charity. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick.

TAYLOR, Dorothy Marie - 72, of Kentville, Kings Co., N.S., passed away June 9, 2000 at home. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Russell Brown and Evangeline (Landry) Weir. She was a graduate of Kings County Academy in Kentville; and a graduate of the Yarmouth Hospital School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. She obtained her training as an operating room nurse at the Shriner's Hospital, Montreal; following which she took up similar duties at the Blanchard - Fraser Memorial Hospital, Kentville, until she started to raise her family. She was a former member of the I.O.D.E. and the Rotary Ann's as well as a long term member of the Ken-Wo Golf and Country Club. She was an avid golfer, gardener, bridge player, traveller, art lover and naturalist. She is survived by a son, Kenneth Edward (Marilynne), Whitehouse, Yukon; daughters, Paula Rae (Dr. David Kirkpatrick), Halifax; Anne Marie (Denis del Giudice), New Jersey; sister, Margaret Daniels, Kelowna, B.C.; five grandchildren, Katie, David, Matthew, Stacey and Leigh; and two nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Leroy Taylor; and step father, Arthur Weir. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, in the Kentville United Baptist Church, Kentville. Rev. Dr. Philip Griffin-Allwood and Reverend Dr. Freeman Fenerty officiating. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery, Berwick. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the K. Leroy Taylor and Dorothy M. Taylor Scholarship fund at Acadia University, c/o H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville, B4N 2K5; or to a charity of choice.

WALKER, William Dawson - 72, 1 Aldernay Dr., Dartmouth, passed away June 7, 2000, at home. Born in Alder Point, he was a son of the late Daniel and Euphemia (Livingston) Walker. He was a member of St. Peter's Parish, Dartmouth. He was a merchant seaman for many years and also served in Korea on the Princess Patricia. Surviving are sisters, Mary "Art" MacNeil, Sydney Mines; Rita, Alder Point; Theresa MacDonald, Florence; brothers, Bernard, North Sydney; Alex, Scotch Lake; Pat, Straud, Ont. He was predeceased by sister, Leona Merritt; brothers, Justin "Buddy" Walker, Larry Walker. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Anne's Church, Alder Point, Rev. Bedford Doucette officiating. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Bras d'Or. Donations to any charity. Arrangements under the direction of G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.

WRIGHT, Sylvia Ann - 56, of Middle Sackville, passed away June 10, 2000 at QEII, Health Sciences Building. Born in Kentville, she was the daughter of Evelyn (Schofield) Harvey of Kentville and the late Roland Harvey. She is survived by her husband William "Bill"; sisters, Lillian Farmer, Kentville; Kathleen Jefferson, Upper Tantallon; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Barb and Jack Hall; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, June 15, 2000 Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Lower Sackville, John Giggey officiating. Burial at later date. Arrangement entrsusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or a local Jehovah Witness Congregation.

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