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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 173

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 23 April 2008, at 11:46 a.m.

ANDERSON, Alberta Constance - 90, Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown, passed away February 16, 2000, in the lodge. Born in LaHave, she was a daughter of the late Captain George and Addie (Bailey) Horne. Surviving are brother, Harold (Patricia), Ottawa; sister, Ruth Viles, Boston, Mass.; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Percy; sisters, Eileen, Myrtle, Helen. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service at a later date. Donations to Mountain Lea Lodge or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Bridgetown.

ANDREWS, Esther Elizabeth "Lizzie" - 78, Masstown, passed away February 20, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, surrounded by her family. Born in Masstown, she was a daughter of the late Mort and Adelaide (Downing) Upham. She is survived by her loving husband, Daniel and son, Fred (Doreen), all of Masstown; grandson, Danny Jr., Masstown; granddaughter, Denise (Andy), Crowe's Mills; great-grandchildren, Cody, Megan, Logan and Taylor; brother, Ralph (Doddie), St. Catharines, Ont.; sisters, Eunice (Bill) Davis, Masstown; Georgina (Arnold) Dedrick; Great Village, Ethel (Gerald) Steeves, Truro; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Frederick, Logan, Basil, Truman, Leslie; sisters, Trussie, Olive. Funeral service today at 2 p.m. , in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Rev. Dr. Waldo R. Grandy officiating. Reception and visitation to follow the service. Burial at a later date in the Masstown Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Masstown United Church, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or a charity of choice.

BERRY, Thelma Louise - 77, New Germany, Lunenburg Co., passed away February 20, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater, Lunenburg Co. Born in New Germany, Lunenburg Co., she was the daughter of the late Leota Lou Feindel. Surviving are her daughter, Anne Mosher, New Germany; stepdaughter, Donna Gilmore, Chelsea; two stepgrandchildren; two great-stepgrandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Roy Theodore Berry. Funeral 2 p.m. today, in Trinity Lutheran Church, New Germany, Lunenburg Co., Rev. Ted Heinze officiating. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Petitcodiac, N.B. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity.

BROWN, Melinda Joan - 36, Roslin, passed away February 19, 2000, in the George L. Dumont Hospital, Moncton. Born in Toronto, Ont., she was a daughter of Christine (Fortune) Weaver, Springhill and the late Lorne Weaver. She was an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Oxford Branch 36 and a former member of the auxiliary. Surviving are her former husband, James; daughters, Jayme, Fredericton; Joylene, at home; son, Lorne, at home; sisters, Lisa Brown, Mount Pleasant; Lorna MacDonald, Oxford; Vanessa Weaver, Kingston, Ont.; brother, Warren, Tatamagouche; several nieces and nephews. No visitation. Donations to the family or any charity would be accepted by Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst.

BUCHANAN, Dorothy Ina - 79, of Halifax, passed away February 20, 2000, in the V.G. Site, QEII. Born in Watt Section, Halifax Co., on November 20, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Percy Allen and May (Harnish) Boutlier. She was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church ACW, in Sober Islands and was a volunteer worker with the Red Cross. She is survived by her husband, John; daughters, Judy McNair, Hammonds Plains; Ruth Aldrich, Bedford; Leola Beehie, Sheet Harbour; Elizabeth Crosby, Dartmouth; Alberta, Gladys MacPherson, Bonnie, Francine, all of Halifax; sons, Lyndel Munro, Beaver Bank; Graham Munro, Sober Island; Barry Munro, Halifax; brother, Clyde Verge, New Jersey; step-children, Arthur, Richard, Donald, Mary Jane Buchanan, Hazel Parker, all of Halifax; 37 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sons, Glenard; infant sons, Lockie and Harry; brothers, Reginald, Donald, Ivan; sisters, Rita Myres, Jean MacCulloch. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rev. Val Rhymes officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia in her memory. Arrangements entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax.

DODGE, Relindes (Lindy) J. - 86, Dartmouth, passed away February 21, 2000 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site. Born in Bruno, Sask., she was a daughter of the late Bernard and Emma Knoke. Lindy was raised in Prince Albert, moving to Nova Scotia in the early 1940's. She was a lifetime member of the Dartmouth Curling Club, and an active member of Emmanual Anglican Church. She is survived by her husband of sixty years, Paul Cleveland Dodge; brothers, Larry, Moncton, N.B.; Walter, Victoria, B.C.; David, Prince Albert, Sask.; sisters, Eleanor MacPherson, Calgary, Alta.; Helen Dawson, Prince Albert, Sask.; Delores Jones, Prince Albert, Sask.; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Alphonse and Herman. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 24, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Friday, February 25, at 2 p.m., both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Reverend Dennis Walsh officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations may be made to the charity of choice.

EATMAN, Ruth - 76, Lucasville, formerly of Africville, passed away February 21, 2000 at Northwood. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Victoria (Robard) Byers. She was a member of Cornwallis Street Baptist Church. She was loving and kind to all who knew her. Surviving are her husband, Donald; 2 brothers, Nelson, Montreal; Wennison, Sackville; 2 sisters, Shirley (Mrs. Clarence Brown), Halifax; Vera (Mrs. Harry Carter), Hammonds Plains Road. She was predeceased by her sisters, Elsie, and Queenie; brothers, Romie, and Manny. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m., all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Reverend Lionel Moriah officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Repass to be held at Cornwallis Street Baptist Church Hall. Donations may be made to the Cornwallis Street Baptist Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

FORRESTALL, William Alonzo Samuel - 53, Halifax, passed away February 21, 2000, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Alonzo and Margaret (Muise) Forrestall. Surviving are his wife, Heather (Keizer); stepsons, Steven, Jason; brothers, Edmond, Winnipeg; Maurice, Joseph, Robert, Harold, Daniel, Halifax; Michael, Annapolis Valley; sister, Mrs. Marguerite Selig, Annapolis Valley; several nieces, nephews and in-laws. He was predeceased by brother, Patrick. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Thursday in Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. Friday in St. Patrick's Church, Brunswick St., Halifax. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.

GREEK, Ena Beatrice - 82, Mersey Point, Queens Co., passed away February 20, 2000 in the Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born on Little Tancook Island, she was a daughter of the late Ainsley and Slestia (Cross) Levy. She worked in the Kitchen at Queens General Hospital in Liverpool for 10 years retiring due to ill health. She turned no one away and enjoyed quality time with her family and cared for their every need. She especially enjoyed working in her flower and vegetable gardens. She was a member of the Jehovah's Witness in the Liverpool area for over 30 years. She is survived by daughters, Vivian Jollimore, Western Head; Evelyn Mallett, Mersey Point; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sisters, Gladys Nauglar, Moose Harbour; Jean Croft, Western Head; Phyllis Wolfe, Mersey Point; brother, Harvey, Mersey Point. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold; sons, Vincent, Donald; granddaughter, Marianne Blackwell; stepmother, Anna E. Moreau; sister, Evelyn Saulnier; brothers, Leslie, Ralph. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 3 p.m. Thursday, both in Chandlers Funeral Home, Liverpool, Mr. James Woolner officiating. Burial will follow in the Zion United Church Cemetery, College St., Liverpool. Family flowers only. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

GLOVER, Frederick - 73, George Dauphinee Ave., passed away February 21, 2000 in the Victoria General Hospital, QEII, Halifax. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late John and Charlotte (Croft) Glover. He was predeceased by brothers, Alfred and George and sisters, Dorothy, Ivy, and Lillian. He retired from Royal Insurance in 1981 after a long and distinguished career. Following his retirement he spent several years with Douglas Rogers Insurance. He was an active member of St. Philips Anglican Church; taught Sunday School for many years and served on the Church Council. Surviving are his wife, the former Marion Mosher; son, Mark and daughter-in-law, Shasta; grandson, Sam and granddaughter, Robin, all of Edmonton; sister-in-law, and several supportive nieces and nephews. Visitation will take place in the Chapel of St. Philip's Anglican Church, Bayers Road, Halifax, N.S. today, February 23, from 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 24, at 10 a.m. at St. Philip's Anglican Church followed by a reception in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the QEII Health Sciences Centre or the St. Philip's Church Memorial Fund. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax.

KEIGAN, Lexina A. - 82, Breton Bay Nursing Home, passed away on Monday, February 21, 2000 at home. Born in Woodbine, Dutch Brook, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Christine (MacLean) MacKinnon. She was a member of St. Andrews United Church and the Ladies Guild. Lexina was retired from the Dietary Department of St. Rita's Hospital and Braemore Home. She was the last member of her immediate family. Lexina is survived by her five daughters, Evelyn (Harvey) Timmons, Big Bras D'or; Norma (Harold) Delaney, Marion Bridge; Patsy (Ambrose) Lewis, Frenchvale; Elaine (Donald) MacLeod, Framboise; and Fay (Karron) MacLeod, Howie Center; one son, Greg (Wendy), Westmount; 16 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren; four half sisters, Florence MacNeil, Archina MacKeigan, Frances MacKeigan; Jean Burchell. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman; a granddaughter, Cheryl; and five brothers, Alexander, Arthur, Dougal, Charlie, and Steve. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel today 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at St. Andrews United Church on Thursday 11 a.m., with Rev. Dale Irving and Sharon Irving officiating. Interment will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society or a charity of choice.

KUCHUREAN, Thomas EM - Halifax, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on February 21, 2000. Born in Montreal, September 20, 1914, to the late Florian and Maria (Hutzcal) Kuchurean, he was a highly decorated soldier, serving from 1937-39 in the Canadian Militia, and from 1939-1946 with the Cape Breton Highlanders in several theaters of war overseas, where he was wounded in battle. He returned home as CSM and among his awards he received the Canadian Efficiency Medal. He worked with the Department of Revenue, Custom and Excise for 33 years and as past-president of the Customs and Excise Union. He was a founding member of St. Stephen's Parish, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1097 and the Canadian Legion, Fairview Branch 142. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, the former Rita Eleanor Ames; children, Arlene Brenken (Berndt), Calgary, Alta.; Florian "Kuch" (Elizabeth), Halifax; Adele Casey (John), Halifax; grandchildren, Thomas Wood, Florian Brenken, Calgary, Alta; and Laurie Marie Casey, Halifax, who will forever cherish him deeply. He was predeceased by his infant daughter, Geraldine; brothers, Michael and Daniel. Visitation today 2-4, 7-9 p.m., in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road, Halifax. Funeral mass will be held in St. Stephen's Church Thursday at 10 a.m., Rev. Boudreau officiating. Reception to follow in church hall. Burial in Oakridge Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

LESLIE, John Joseph "Jack" - 68, of Halifax, passed away February 20, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary Site, QEII. Born in Woodstock, N.B., he was a son of the late Herbert and Helen (Segee) Leslie. He was a veteran of the Korean War and served 18 years with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corp. He was a member of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires and he was a member of the Army, Navy and Air Force Citadel Unit 373. A former member of the Royal Canadian Legion. He is survived by his wife, the former Maxine Francis Elliott; sons, Roy (Barbara), Hamilton, Ont.; Frank, Halifax; John (Ida Mae), Dartmouth; Richard (Robin), Trenton, Ont.; daughters, Donna McCann, Dartmouth; Carol (Blair) Scanlion, Debbie Leslie, all of Halifax; brother, George, Petawawa, Ont.; sisters, Louise (Joey) Williams, Toronto, Ont.; June Ryder, Mississauga, Ont.; Barbara Allen, Meaford, Ont.; Mary (Sam) Davidson, Stouville, Ont.; Rose Grunvell, Bobcaygone, Ont.; 16 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by brother, Edward; sister, Kathy Tidd. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. today, in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Brunswick St., Rev. John Trainer officiating. Reception following in the ANAF Citadel Unit 2407 Maynard St. Donations may be made to The Lung Association. Arrangements entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax.

LUTLEY, John Fraser - 70, London St., Halifax, passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2000 at his home. Born in Halifax, son of the late William and Elizabeth "Bettey" (Stevenson) Lutley. Retired in 1987 as Claims Inspector with the Canadian National Railways where he was employed for 42 years. He was a well-known part-time waiter at the Midtown Tavern for many years. He was an Associate Member of the Chief's and P.O.'s Mess, Windsor Park and a former member of the Halifax Firefighters Club. He has spent most of his life coaching various hockey, softball and baseball teams in particular, "Halifax Hillcrest Beetles", which won the Canadian National Juvenile Championships in Sarnia, Ontario, as well as the "Olympic Bingo" Softball team which won the Canadian Midget National Championship in Varennes, Quebec. He was also an active player and coach in the Old Timers Hockey League and had played Junior "A" hockey in the late 40's and Senior "A" Softball in the 60's. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, the former Dorothy Marie Stone; daughters, Helen Marie MacLaren, Judith Lynn Lutley, both of Halifax; sons, Christopher John, Halifax; Stephen Richard, Dartmouth; seven grandchildren, Craig and Tyler MacLaren; Daniéle Pilon; Mark, Christopher, Patrick, Julia Lutley; great grandson, Jacob MacLaren; brother, Richard, Dartmouth; one half-brother, William, Halifax. He was predeceased by two half-sisters, Lillian, Marie. Cremation has taken place. Visitations 7-9 p.m. Thursday, February 24, and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, February 25, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 26, in St. Catherine of Siena Church, Bayers Road, Halifax. Rev. Raymond March officiating, with burial in Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, followed by a reception at Atlantic Funeral Home Reception Centre, Bayers Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

MacDONALD, Catherine Ann Marie - 81, Cole Harbour, passed away peacefully February 20, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late John Angus and Catherine (MacDonald) MacIssac. She had worked at K-Mart in Dartmouth for a number of years. Catherine was a member of Pope John the 23rd Roman Catholic Church, Cole Harbour. She loved to cook and live life to the fullest. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and special friend and will be forever missed. Surviving are her husband, John Bernard; daughters, Anna Mary Maclean (Neil), Halifax; Catherine Alexina Stubbert (Kinnon), Cole Harbour; Carmelina Marguerite Coulter (Dave), Dartmouth; sons, Bernard Alexander (Maureen), Cole Harbour; Allan Angus (Jacqueline), Cole Harbour; brother, Jack MacIssac (May), Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Shawn, Troy, Chad, Katie, Nicole, Shane, Allan, David, Chris Stubbert, Jamie, Patrick, Chris Coulter, Andrea; great grandson, Evan. The remains are resting at Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, N.S. with visitation 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Pope John the 23rd Roman Catholic Church, Cole Harbour. Rev. David Poirier officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the Pope John the 23rd Roman Catholic Church. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Dartmouth General.

MacLEAN, Cynthia Louise - 30, Dartmouth, passed away February 22, 2000 in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of Christina (MacNeil) and the late Joseph MacNeil. SHe was a graduate of Mount Saint Vincent University with a Bachelor of Arts. She was a member of St. James Church, a leader of Explorers, CGIT and vacation bible school. Surviving are her husband, Shawn; daughters, Meaghan Jean, Hannah Louise; son, Joseph Douglas; sister, Rose MacSween, Pepers Cove; Catherine Robson, Hinton, Alta.; Mary Demetri, Ontario; brothers, Joseph, Nicholas, Ben, all of Sydney; Michael, Edmonton; Mark, Calgary; Scott, Morinville, Alta.; Glen, Bellville, Ont. No visitation by request. Memorial service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, in St. James United Church, Rev. Bill Fraser and J. Austin Munroe officiating. Burial to follow at a later date at Christmas Island. Donations to St. James Church or a trust fund established for educational purposes for the children, Meaghan Jean, Joseph Douglas, Hannah Louise MacLean, set up at Scotia Bank 91-93 Portland Street, Dartmouth or any other Scotia Bank Branch.

MacLEOD, Dan Alex - 95, of Stirling, Richmond County, passed away February 19, 2000 at Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Stirling, he was as son of the late Dan and Catherine (Patterson) MacLeod. Dan Alex was a retired sheep farmer and well-known lumberman, owner/operator of a sawmill in Stirling for many years. He was past president of the Sheep Producers Association. He was a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, an elder for 48 years. He was a member of Heather Lodge #124, received his 50 year jewel, and was also a member of the Sons of Temperance. Dan Alex is survived by his wife, the former Margarey (MacQueen) MacLeod; one daughter, Rhodena (Charlie Angus) MacLeod, Stirling; four sons, Angus Archie (Lily), Framboise Intervale; Dan Alex Jr. (Dannie), Dan Norman, all of Stirling; Karron Angus (Fay), Howie Centre; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one half-sister, Margaret Rudderham, Edwardsville. Dan Alex was predeceased by his first wife, Catherine Kristine MacLeod, 1975; one sister in infancy. Funeral service in St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Framboise, 2 p.m. today, February 23, 2000, Pastor Kevin Richardson officiating. Interment will be in St. Andrews Cemetery, Framboise.

MAHONEY, Michael Bryan - 44, Chinook Court, Dartmouth, passed away February 19, 2000, in the QEII Health Science Centre. Born in Bonavista, Nfld., he was a son of Michael Mahoney, Gander, Nfld. and the late Bertha (Ducey) Mahoney. He was a retired warrant officer of the Canadian Armed Forces Air Element. Surviving are his wife, the former Veronica Nichols; sons, Matthew, Michael, at home; Robert, Toronto; brothers, William, James, Gander, Nfld; sister, Mary Clarke, Cole Harbour; two nieces. Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. today, Padre Cook officiating, in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 1234 Cole Harbour Rd. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.

MARTIN, Marguerite Marie - 83, a lifelong resident of Sydney Mines, passed away February 20, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Marie Hynes and John Hervé. She nursed for several years at the Northside General Hospital. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Parish, a member of St. Vincent de Paul Society and did volunteer work at the Northside Community Guest Home. Surviving are daughters, Norma Power, Riverview, N.B.; Janet Johnston, Pictou; Judith Nicholson, Truro; son, Paul MacNeil, Mississauga, Ont.; sister, Rev. Sister Margaret Mary Hervé; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Hugh J. Martin; sons, Hervé, John; sisters, Adele, Freda, Regina, Lydia; brothers, Alexis, Joseph. There will be no visitation. Memorial service 11 a.m. today in Immaculate Conception Church, Sydney Mines. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Vincent de Paul Society.

MEAGHER, Jason John - 21, Dartmouth, passed away February 19, 2000 at a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Antigonish, he is survived by his father, Francis and stepmother Jean of Dartmouth; his mother Diane and stepfather John of Dartmouth. Jason was an excellent artist. He enjoyed playing basketball. He loved the outdoors and had an infinite love of animals. He is survived by his companion, Gill; a daughter, Destiny, Dartmouth; twin brother, Todd and his companion, Jenny, Dartmouth; stepbrother, Matthew, Dartmouth; a sister, Melissa and her companion Greg, Dartmouth; maternal grandfather, Donald McArthur, Yarmouth; paternal grandmother, Helen Meagher, Mulgrave; many aunts, uncles, cousins and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his maternal grandmother, Diane McArthur; paternal grandfather, Harold Meagher. A chapel service will be held 11 a.m. today, February 23, 2000, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating, reception to follow in the funeral home. Cremation to follow. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Attention Deficit Association of Nova Scotia, Bedford Place Mall, Bedford.

MELVIN, David George William - 56, of Halifax, passed away February 21, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late George and Gladys (Jessup) Melvin. He was employed with the city of Halifax for over 23 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Ivy Kinslow; daughters, Joclyn, Nadine, both at home; sisters, Darlyne (Ross) Turvey, Lower Sackville; Wendy Crowder, Texas; niece, Dawn Lohnes; nephew, Charles Crowder; grandniece, Samantha. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rev. Val Rhymes officiating. Burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Soccer League 5516 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax, the Girl Guides of Canada, Nova Scotia Council or charity of choice.

PENNEY, Clayton Harold - 54, passed away on February 13, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Florence, Cape Breton Co., Harold moved to New Waterford where he was raised. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces as a young man and served for 25 years before returning to Sydney. Harold is survived by his loving children, Michelle and William Penney; aunts, Leah, Molly and Linda; uncles, Hayward, Wilson and Will; cousins, Marilyn, Brendan and Ada and many family members and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth May Penney and William Harold Penney. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. A service will be held at a later date in Newfoundland. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association.

SAULNIER, Albany Joseph - 79, Pinkney's Point, Yarmouth Co., passed away February 20, 2000, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Pinkney's Point, Yarmouth Co., he was a son of the late Albert and Madaline (Moulaison) Saulnier. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He was a member of St. Raphael's Catholic Church. He worked for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans as a fisheries officer until his retirement. He was also a member of the Federal Superannuates National Association. Surviving are his wife, the former Lauretta (Rafuse); daughter, Gertrude Mary Bourque, Sluice Point. Yarmouth Co.; sons, Eric, Musquash, N.B.; Christopher, St. Andrew's, N.B; brothers, Harvey, Roger, Pinkney's Point, Yarmouth Co.; Michel, Rockville, Yarmouth Co.; Ernest, Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co.; sisters, Alice Surette, Yarmouth; Adele Saulnier, Gertrude DeViller, Pinkney's Point; Louella Leblanc, Massachusetts; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Leonard, Delbert; sister, Magdeline Surette. Funeral 10 a.m. today, in St. Raphael's Catholic Church, Rev. Gerald Leblanc officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth.

SPURRELL, Doris Mildred - 91, Blockhouse, Lunenburg Co., passed away February 19, 2000 at home. Born in Nictaux, Annapolis County, she was a daughter of the late Rubert and Mable (Warner) Parker. She was a member of the Emmanuel Fellowship, New Brunswick. Surviving are her husband, Reverend Edmund J. Spurrell; sons, Milton and Joan, Blockhouse; Reverend Wayne and Martha, Pennsylvania; brother, George Parker, South Williamston, Annapolis County; grandchildren, Pamela Bergeron, Dartmouth; Amanda Spurrell, Blockhouse; Jimmy and Johnny Spurrell, Ontario; great grandchildren, Brenton and Quentin Bergeron, Dartmouth, Melissa, Michelle, and Micah Spurrell; Chelsy and Jena Spurrell, Ontario. She was predeceased by brothers, Arlos and Charles; sister, Carrie. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, both in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Pastor Jack Hooper officiating. Burial in Garden of Rest Cemetery, Blockhouse. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Garden of Rest Cemetery, Blockhouse.

STEVENS, Gerald Roy - 72, Halifax, passed away February 20, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Ralph and Mary (Burge) Stevens. He was a marine engineer for 50 years. Sailing for Imperial Oil for the first 10 years deep sea and the St. Lawrence Seaway for the remainder. He was a 40 year member at the Scotia Branch Legion and a former member of the Elks. Surviving are his wife, the former Daisy Cecilia Kane; daughters, Donna (Bill Kingsley), Quebec; Lillian (Steve MacKinnon), Halifax; sisters, Elsie (Gordon Fenerty), Kay Fleet, both of Halifax; brother, Clarence Stevens, Peneticton, B.C.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter, Linda Marie Stevens; sister, Lillian Harrison. His remains have been cremated. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, legion service 7 p.m. today, all in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be 9 a.m. Thursday, in St. Theresa's Church, Rev. Paul Williams officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.

STULTS, Douglas Clair - Dartmouth, passed away Saturday, February 19, 2000 at home. Born in Hampstead, N.B., he was the son of the late Harold M. and Etta (Willis) Stults. He was a fighter bomber pilot in the Second World War. Following the war he flew for Wade and Lewin Air Services. He then joined Maritime Central Airways until they merged with Eastern Provincial Airways, retiring in 1983. He is survived by his wife, the former Natalie Miller; daughter Megan, at home; son, Shane, Dartmouth. He was predeceased by his brother, Gordon. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. today, February 23, 2000 from A.L. Mattatal Funeral Home, 217 Portland Street, Dartmouth, Rev. G. McMullin officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Cancer Society, or a charity of choice.

UMLAH, John Walter - 62, 583 Pembroke Rd., Upper Stewiacke, passed away on February 20, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Lester and Hilda (Brommit) Umlah. He was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces and served overseas as a peacekeeper. He had most recently worked for Hants Realty. He is survived by companion, Darlene McLellan; daughters, Darlene McLean, Burnaby, B.C.; Susan Umlah, Sydney River; Jacquelyn Umlah, Upper Stewiacke; grandchildren, Jonanthan Umlah, Dede Umlah, Andrew Vaughan; sisters, Rita Osborne, Halifax; Marjorie Young, Hatchett Lake; Joan Young, Stewiacke; Barbara Ripley, Bass River; brothers, Gordon, Stewiacke; Donald, Bass River; Harold, Edmonton. He was predeceased by brothers, Warren and Lester; sisters, Gladys, Marion and Shirley. Cremation has taken place. A family graveside service will be held today at 2 p.m. in Sunrise Park Cemetery, Hatchett Lake, Rev. Kenneth Rains officiating. If weather is inclement, a graveside service will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army. Arrangements entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, Truro.

WHITE, Glenda Joy - 49, Middle Sackville, passed away February 20, 2000 in the Queen Elizabeth II, Coronary Care Unit, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of Deacon Ralph and Evelyn (Gray) Parsons. She was employed by Sobeys Inc. and TRA Foods for approximately 25 years. She is survived by Louis, her husband of 31 years; sons, Ian, Dartmouth; Stefan, Toronto; daughters, Louanne, Sackville; Kyla, Toronto; sister, Wendy Lee, Lower Sackville; brother, Kevin (Tina), Lower Sackville; 5 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles. The funeral service will be held today, February 23 at 2 p.m., Rock Church, 222 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville, N.S., Rev. Glen Gray officiating. Committal service at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Reception following at Rock Church. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to New Beginnings Ministries.

WHITE, Virginia Mae - 75, of Prospect, Halifax County, passed away on Monday, February 21, 2000 at the QEII, Infirmary Site, Halifax. Born in Terrance Bay, she was the daughter of the late Dennis and Ethel (Slaunwhite) Slaunwhite. She is survived by daughters, Nina (Jim Wilson), Lower Sackville; Christina White (Ken Gaudet), Enfield; son, Terry (Lucille), Bedford; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sisters, Anne (Bill) Backewich, Lower Sackville; Madonna (Tom) Strum, Dartmouth; brothers, Edmund (Connie), Terrance Bay; Fred, Terrance Bay. She was predeceased by her husband, Patrick Milton White; daughter, Jane Gilhen; several sisters and brothers. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, February 23, in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Prospect, followed by a reception at 75 James Street, Pinedale Park, Prospect Bay. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax.

YOUNG, Donna Marie - 56, Lower Barney's River, passed away February 21, 2000, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late David and Donelda Lee (Henderson) Patterson. She was a former employee of the Bank of Nova Scotia and was a farmer. She was a member of Merigomish United Church, the current clerk of session, an elder, the UCW treasurer and a choir member. She was treasurer and a trustee of Murray's Point Cemetery; president of the Pictou County Cattlemen's Association; a member and dispatcher for the Merigomish and District Fire Department and member of the Ladies Auxiliary. She loved animals. Surviving are her husband, Robert Parker Young; daughter, Melinda Lee Miller, Lower Barney's River; step-daughters, Lisa Fortune, Stellarton; step-sons, Jeff Young, Springville; Troy Young, Halifax; three step-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Everett B. Miller. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in P&K MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday in Merigomish United Church, Rev. Jeanne Stright officiating, assisted by Mrs. Jessie Johnson and Rev. Marjory Cornelius. Burial in Murray's Point Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Murray's Point Cemetery Fund.

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