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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 174

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Date: Wednesday, 23 April 2008, at 11:50 a.m.

BARKER, Lillian Irene - 70, Dartmouth, passed away April 20, 1999 in the Dartmouth General Hospital after a lengthy battle with C.O.P.D. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Ethel (Webber) Laybolt. She worked in the maintence department for the City of Dartmouth for many years and retired from Ian Forsythe School in 1990. She is survived by two sons, Wilfred, Centerville; Carl, Dartmouth; three daughters, Sheila (Mrs. Robert Pearl), Gaetz Brook; Debbie (Mrs. David Boutilier), Eastern Passage; Patsy (Mrs. Mark David), Dartmouth; three brothers, Fredrick, Ernest and Earl, all of Dartmouth; sister Edna (Mrs. Edna Murphy), Dartmouth; eight grandchildren, Tina, Laura, Wendy, Melanie, Louis, Tony, David and Kelly; two great granddaughters Keinna and Brittany. She is predeceased by her husband Allan; an infant son Louis; sister, Bertha. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 1999 in St. Alban's Church, Pleasant St., Dartmouth, Rev. Kirby Walsh officiating. Burial to follow at Mount Herman Cemetery, Dartmouth. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Alban's Church or the Dartmouth General Hospital Palliative Care Family Room. The family especially appreciate the care given by the POD 44 nursing staff. Arrangements have been entrusted to A.L. Mattatalls Funeral Home, 217 Portland Street, Dartmouth.

BOLLIVAR, Sharon LaVerne - 45, Hebbs Cross, passed away April 19, 1999 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Bridgewater, she was a daughter of Lincoin and Jean Esther (Fraser) Oickle, Waterloo. She attended Lunenburg Regional Vocational School, Bridgewater, studying cosmetology in 1971. She was employed at Colette Coiffures for nine years before opening her own business in June 1983. She then closed her business in May 1996, due to her illness. Surviving are her husband Douglas; daughters, Anedra, Kara, at home; sisters, Patricia Rhuland, Bridgewater; Karen Burgess, Windsor; Cindy Robar, Waterloo; brother, Charles, Italy Cross. No visitation at the funeral home by request. Memorial service 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22,1999 in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater, Rev. David Whynot officiating. Private burial to follow. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Ascension Lutheran Church, Conquerall Mills.

BROWN, Percy Wallace - 71, of Gannon St., and formerly of 26 Arthur St., Glace Bay, passed away peacefully Monday, April 19, 1999 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late James and Mary Alice (Ratchford) Brown. Percy was a member of the Salvation Army in Glace Bay. He was a longtime member of local 1945 Painters Union and worked for various companies over the years. Surviving are five daughters, Mary Royal (Gary), Glace Bay; Linda Basply (Len), Winnipeg; Shirley Whillians (Barry), Alberta; Brenda Givens (George), Calgary; Donna Plouffe (Rick), Dartmouth; four sons, James (Carol), New Brunswick; Evans (Dawn), Sheldon (Leone), Wilson (Jolean), all of Glace Bay; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife the former Mary MacLean in 1987; brothers, Jim, Dot, George, Albert, Wilbert and three brothers in infancy, Arthur, Hubert and Alfred. Visitation will take place on Wednesday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel, Major Dinzel Baggs officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Cemetery. Percy will be sadly missed by family and longtime friend and companion Joan MacDonald and Colette MacDonald. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

DAVIS, Harold - 81, resident of DVA Unit of Harbour View Hospital, Sydney Mines, formerly of Leitches Creek, passed away April 18, 1999. He was a son of the late Samuel and Caroline (Rockwood) Davis. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force in active duty and was awarded various medals and decorations. He was a railroad engineer with Canadian National Railways and served as a wireless operator with Eastern Telephone and Telegraph Co. He enjoyed a wide range of activities including ceramics, lapidary, short wave radio, stamp and coin collecting, and was an avid traveler. He was an active member of St. Columba United Church, Leitches Creek; Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 8, Sydney Mines; St. Andrew's Lodge, Sydney, and the Kiwanis Club (Golden K) of Cape Breton. He was recently presented with a 50-year jewel in recognition of his long service as a mason. Surviving are sisters, Myrtle Parks, Pearl Barrett, Glace Bay; five stepchildren; seven step-grandchildren; numerous step-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Keith; his first wife, the former Agnes "Nina" Baxter; his second wife, the former Lois Wynn; brothers, Russell, Roy; sisters, Kathleen, Doris. Arrangements have been entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 21, 1999 in St. Columba United Church, Leitches Creek, Rev. Bernice Spracklin officiating, assisted by Rev. Murdock MacRae. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any charity.

COHOON, Harry Nelson - 88, Berwick, Kings County, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999 in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in White Rock, Kings Country, he was a son of the late William and Mabel (Eagles) Cohoon. He moved to Rockland where he later spent seven years as a foreman for Minas Basin Farms Division. He had also lived in Coldbrook and worked as a meat cutter with his brother John in the "Red Store". He returned to South Berwick in 1953 as manager of the Farms Division for Minas Basin Pulp and Power Company Limited a position he held until he retired in 1972. He was a member of the Berwick Baptist Church and had served as a deacon for many years before being named as an honorary deacon. He had taught Sunday School in White Rock, Rockland, Coldbrook and South Berwick. He was a member of Valley Lodge No. 90, A.F. & A.M., Berwick and a member of the Nova Scotia Fruit Grower's Association of which he had served as President for two years and was later made an honorary life member. He represented the Nova Scotia Fruit Grower's Association at the Canadian Horticultural Council for eight years and has served as President of the Canadian Horticultural Council for one year. He was a Past President of the Berwick Curling Club. He had served on the Kings County School Board and served as a Trustee for two terms with Central Kings Rural High School. He was a former member of the Waterville Hospital Board of Management. Surviving are his wife, the former Frances E. Hennigar; daughters, Wanda (Blair) Williams, Shubenacadie; Patricia (Patrick) Walsh, Fort McMurray, Alberta; son, Michael (Helen) Cohoon, Coldbrook; sister, Doris Boyle, Halifax; grandchildren, Kim, Karen, Diana, Willa; Paul, Scott, Peter; Tina, Mark; 17 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Avon, Fred, Donald, John; sisters, Lois Day; Lavana Wentzell; grandson, Kevin Williams. No visitation by request. A masonic and funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 23, 1999 in the Grand View Manor, Berwick, Rev. Shawn Kehoe officiating. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in his memory may be made to the Grand View Manor, Berwick, or to a charity of ones choice.

FRASER, William K. - 88, of Halifax, passed away April 19, 1999 in Kings County. Born in Sheffield Mills, he was the son of the late Stanley and Theresa (Barkhouse) Fraser. He served overseas in the Canadian Army during World War II. From 1945 until his retirement in 1973, he was employed by the department of Veteran's Affairs at Camp Hill Hospital. He was an active member of the Nova Scotia Branch of the War Amputations. Surviving are his wife, the former Agnes Harvey; daughters, Joan (Mrs. Peter Kerswell), Upper Tantallon; Barbara, at home; Donna (Mrs. Richard Gibbons), Charlottetown; brother, James, Habitant, Kings County; sisters, Reta, Millbrook, Ont.; Helen (Mrs. Harry Quinn), Gondola Point, New Brunswick; grandchildren, Michael and Melissa Gibbons. He was predeceased by sister, Pearle; brothers, Lloyd, Howard and Joseph. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Bethany United Church, Clinton Ave., Halifax, Rev. Don Crooks officiating. A reception to follow in the church hall. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Branch of the War Amputations, Champs Program, Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice.

DAY, Freda Holoise - 93, Lockeport, passed away April 18, 1999 in Roseway Hospital, Sandy Point. Born in West Green Harbour, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Edith (Stuart) Kohler. Surviving are sons, Cecil and wife Ann, Montreal; Orren and wife Eileen, Port Hope, Ont.; daughters, Edith "Doll" and husband Lee Chymist, Lockeport; Leila "Babe" and husband Mel Overall, Montreal; sisters, Jida Stanton, New Brunswick; Vida Huskins, Hamilton, Ont.; Beatrice Buchanan, West Green Harbour; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, William S.; brothers, Archie in infancy, Cecil, George, Rodney. No visitation by request. Funeral service 1:30 p.m. today, April 21, in H. M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Lockeport, Rev. Tim Garren officiating. Burial in Kohler Family Cemetery, West Green Harbour. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.

GRADY, Ruth Gladys - 74, Mountain Avenue, Dartmouth died April 20, 1999 at home. Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Harlen and Martha (Herrot) Gudger. Surviving are sons Charles, Dartmouth; Richard, Eastern Passage; Michael, Porter's Lake; Neil, Eastern Passage; daughters, Sharon Robinson, Lake Echo; Bonnie Blinn, Dartmouth; Edith Alexander, Dartmouth; sister, Melvina, Dartmouth; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Cyril; infant daughter, Marie; sisters, Emily, Rachael, Florence, Hazel; brothers, John, Buster, Branwell, Philip, Harlen. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Nova Scotia Lung Association. Arrangments have been entrusted to Dignity Cremation Services.

GREEN, Noreen Cecilia - 73, of Kentville, passed away March 11, 1999 in Calgary, Alberta. Born in Henor Darbyshire, England, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Barrow. She lived in the Valley area most of her life and she was an avid bingo player. Surviving are sons, John, Calgary; Allen, British Columbia; daughters, Hazel Graham, Calgary; Pauline Smith, Upper Woods Harbour; Maureen Ingalls, Charlottetown; Roberta Bezanson, Kentville; two brothers; two sisters. Interment of ashes wil be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 1999 at the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings County.

LAMONT, Emma Graham - 86, Townsview Estates, formerly of Brookfield and Truro, passed away April 18, 1999, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Lower Five Island, she was a daughter of the late Enoch and Maud (McKin) Marsh. She was a member of the Truro Good Neighbours Club and belonged to the Sunset Singers. She was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Auxiliary, Truro, and belonged to their choral group. She was a member of Knox United Church, Brookfield. Surviving are daughter, Beth Poirier, Hull, Que.; sons, Brent and Gary Trenholm, Edmonton; Grant Trenholm, Truro; brother, Clifford, Lower Five Island; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Harold Trenholm; second husband, Richard Lamont; sisters, Millicent Broderick, Nina Tuttle, Sybil Little; brothers, Enos, Bert, Gerald, Clark. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service to be held at a later date. Donations may be made to any charity. Arrangements have been entrusted to Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit.

LIVELY, Violet Mildred - 82, Beaver Bank Road, passed away peacefully Monday, April 19, 1999 in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. Born June 5, 1916, in Beaver Bank, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Ester (Shunamon) Lively. She loved her family. She was a member of Church of The Good Shepherd. Surviving are daughters, Laurrine (Mrs. Ernie Hardy), Dartmouth; Eileen (Mrs. Leslie Bowlby), Kingston; Gloria (Mrs. Emerson Rafuse), Windsor Junction; Rose (Mrs. Gerald Eye), Fall River; Lillian (Mrs. Harold Digdon), Stewiacke; sons, Maynard (Penny), Chester (Barb), Keigh (Carla), Lorne (Anita), Kevin, all of Beaver Bank; sister, Edith Lee-Forsythe, Halifax; brothers, Percy, Ardoise, Hants Co.; Leo, Beaver Bank; Leonard, Waverley; 21 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Maynard; sisters, Margaret and Irene; brothers, Levi and Vernie. Visitation will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 20, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, in Chruch of The Good Shepherd, Beaver Bank Road, Rev. Karen Hunt officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Reception to follow in the church hall. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the VON.

LONG, Patricia Anne - 52, Meteghan, Digby Co., passed away April 18, 1999 at home. Born in Toronto, she was a daughter of the late Clayton and Yvonne (Doucette) Coe. Surviving are daughter, Marlene Kenley, Bedford; son, Earl, Gilberts Cove, Digby Co.; Gregory, New Edinburgh; sisters, Yvonne Doucette, Gilberts Cove; Theresa Stapleton, Halifax, brother, Clayton, Prince Edward Island; seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald; granddaughter, Nicole Mary Yvonne Long. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today, April 21, 1999, funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 1999, both in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North. Burial in St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery, Weymouth North. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

MacKENZIE, Courtney Duncan "Todd" - 75, Canso, passed away April 17, 1999, at home. Born in Canso, he was a son of the late Havelock and Muriel (George) MacKenzie. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with Pictou Highlanders in France, Germany and Italy. Following the war, he lived in Niagara Falls, NY, where he operated MacKenzie's Grande Inn, returning to Canso in 1984. He was past president of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 46, Canso. Surviving are son, Lawrence and wife Margie, Niagara Falls, NY; sisters, Alma (Mrs. Charles Pelletier), North Carolina; Helen (Mrs. Wayne Hayes), Marion Bell, both of Calgary, Alta.; brother, Morton, Niagara Falls, NY; granddaughters, Kelly Lynn, Ryann Courtney, Katherine; grandson, Sean; nephew, Eddy Kelly, Canso; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Julia Kelly; brothers, Cecil and Havelock; sister, Mildred. Visitation will be held today, April 21, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Star of the Sea Church, Rev. Charles Pottie officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 46, Canso.

MacKINNON, Helen Marjorie - 78, Halifax, passed away in a peacefull sleep Monday, April 19, 1999, in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with her family at her side. Born March 1921, she was the daughter of the late Jack Stuart and Bessie Holmes, of River John, Nova Scotia. Helen was educated in Halifax and lived in Halifax throughout her life, and in the last five years of her life, resided lovingly at her daughter and son-in-law's home, Betty and Brian Publicover. Helen did volunteer work at the IWK Children's ward as a warm, caring cuddler, and became Mrs. Santa at the yearly Christmas party at the Power Corp in her usual cheerful smiling manor. She is survived by her daughter Betty (MacKinnon) Publicover and husband Brian, Bedford; son, Bob and wife Silvana (LoSchiavo) MacKinnon, Montreal. She was a very proud mother and her children were "her greatest joy in her life". Thanks for being the most wonderful Mom. Visiting will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, 1999 at Cruikshanks Funeral Home, Robie Street, Halifax. Funeral services will be at the Cruikshanks Chapel on Thursday, April 22, 1999 at 11 a.m., Rev. Ralph Hobson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

PHILLIPS, John Alfred - 79, 22 Hingley Ave., Truro, passed away April 19, 1999 in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Archibald and May (Dartt) Phillips. He worked for the CNR for most of his life and did various types of work. He was a member of the Emerson Club, Truro. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro. He was an avid bowler, bingo player and harness racing fan. Surviving are his stepfather, Walter Wulff; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Frank; sisters, Nina, Helen, Erma. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today, April 21, legion tribute service 7 p.m. tonight; funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, all in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. David MacNaughton officiating. Burial at a later date in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Colchester Regional Hospital building fund.

MATTINSON, Dolly Edith - 95, East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, formerly of Mount Pleasant, Cumberland Co., passed away April 19, 1999, in the lodge. Born in Oxford, she was a daughter of the late William M. and Rosalie (Hollis) Miller. She was an adherent of the Church of the Nazarene, Oxford, and had worked for a number of years at Oxford Woolen Mills Ltd. Surviving are daughters, Lavona Blanchard, Mount Pleasant; Ella May Murray, Barrie, Ont.; sons, Glen, Hansford, Cumberland Co.; Ted "Sig", Lorne, Pictou Co.; Pearley "Guy", Picton, Ont.; brother, Earl, Winnipeg, Man.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, James William; daughters, Jeanie in infancy, Kathleen MacDonald; sons, Louis, Lawson, Robet, Dewey, Donald; sisters, Marie Anderson, Hilda Rushton, Iva Penney, Nellie Merry, Peryn Churchill, Maudie Rushton; brothers, Glen, Dewis, Carl, Albert, Robert, Eli; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation this afternoon and evening, April 21, funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, all in Allen's Funeral Home, 60 Water St., Oxford, Rev. Bert Collins officiating. Burial in Oxford Pine Grove Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.

MILLER, George Henry - 64, passed away suddenly April 19, 1999 in Halifax. Born in Bowser, Nova Scotia, July 27, 1934, he was the son of the late William T. and Myrtle (Stafford) Miller. He was a graudate fo St. Mary's High School. He was founder and president of Miller and Johnson Auctioneers which he operated for the past 30 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Elen Carvil; sons, Bruce; Mark and wife Paula, Joseph and wife Jane, all of Halifax; Robert, Toronto; daughter Elizabeth, Dartmouth; sister, Myrtle Johnson, Halifax; grandchildren, Laura, James, Anne, Helen and Jessie; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister Marion Lafford; brothers, Arthur and William and three siblings in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 21, 1999 in J. A. Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 22, in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity.

NEWELL, Lloyd Emmerson Austin - 63, Dartmouth, passed away April 19, 1999 in the VG site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Yarmouth, he was the son of Pearl Boudreau, Yarmouth. He worked for Tasco Roofing as a professional roofer for 14 years. Surviving are son, Kenny Cross, Dartmouth; sisters, Marilyn Cook, Sandra Muise, Yarmouth; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Dorothy Cross; brothers, Lovitt, William, Ralph, Francis, Linwood. Visitation will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 21, funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, all in the Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Dr. D.E. Fairfax officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

RINES, Russell Gow - 97, Kingston, Kings Co., passed away April 18, 1999 in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Kennetcook, Hants Co., he was a son of the late Monson and Rachel (Dalrymple) Rines. He was a veteran of the Second World War; life member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 98, Kingston, and a member of Centerville Baptist Church. Surviving are daughters, Hazel Saltzman, Kingston, Kings Co.; Donna Parks; Torbrook; son, Donald, Bancroft, Ont.; sisters Edith, Edna, the United States; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Ethel Mae Keizer; sister, Hazel; brothers, Laurie, Ernest, Charles. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today, April 21, legion service 7 p.m. tonight; funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, April 22, all in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Dr. William MacDouglall officiating. Bruail in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings Co. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Valley Regional Hospital Foundation or any charity.

ROBINSON, John Thomas - 69, Ingonish Beach, Victoria Co., passed away April 18, 1999 in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born at Ingonish Beach, he was a son of Pearl and the late Timothy Robinson. He was a member of St. Peter's Parish, Ingonish. Surviving are daughters, Cynthia Neufeldt, Stacey Anne, Kamloops, BC; sons, Carter, Williams Lake, BC; Carson, Craig, Toronto; Jason, Kamloops; sisters, Freda Young, Sydney Mines; Mildred Doyle, Ingonish; Anastasia, Myrna Hanley, Marion Robinson, Ingonish Beach; Monica Wilson, Cornwall, Ont.; brothers, Francis, Springhill; James, Ingonish; Leo, Joseph, Ingonish Beach; 13 grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Julia; brother, Frank in infancy. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home, Ingonish. Funeral 11 a.m. today, April 21, in St. Peter's Church, Rev. John Morrison officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.

SHEPHARD, Ervin Frederick - 51, Beechville, passed away April 19, 1999 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII.Born in Beechville, he was a son of the late Jospeh and Martha (Curry) Shephard. He was employed as a roofer. Surviving are daughter, Nychelle, Halifax; son, Shon, Beechville; companion, Elizabeth Ann Kellum, Beechville; former wife, Beth (Smith) Shephard; two grandsons, Jerrell and Shondre; sisters, Virginia Poirier, Halifax; Martha Blackmore, Marjorie Wright, Doris Shephard, Beechville; Susan Asseline, Montreal; brothers, Osborne, Leo, Beechville; Michael, Halifax; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Shirley, Viola Deleon; brothers, Joey, Sydney. Visitation will be held from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 20, in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, in Beechville Baptist Church, Rev. Tracy Grosse officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Donations may be made to Beechville Baptist Church or The Lung Association.

SOMERTON (Eddy), Maude Iva - 77, Eastern Passage, passed away April 19, 1999 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary (Thompson) Eddy of the Falkland Islands. She was employed at Shearwater; was a member of St. Peter's Anglican Church, Eastern Passage, and a graduate of Imperoyal High School. Surviving are daughters, Thelma Williams, Mary and husband Donnie Naugle, both of Dartmouth; son, David Somerton and wife Sandy, Eastern Passage; sister, Mabel Langille, Eastern Passage; grandchildren, Michael, Richard, David N., David S., Lisa, Christopher; great-grandchildren, Brianne, Emma, Miranda and Brett. She was predeceased by her husband, Leo Michael "Mick"; brothers, Harry, Lester, Clarence and Sam; sisters, Annie, Tobie and Susan. Visitation will be held from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 21, 1999 in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland Street, Dartmouth. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 22, 1999 in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Eastern Passage, Rev. John Ferguson officiating. Burial in St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery, Eastern Passage. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Diabetes Association. On two little rocks far out at sea, are two little words, remember me.

WOODS, Gary Robert - 54, of Lower Sackville, passed away Monday, April 19, 1999 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre (Victoria General Site), in Halifax. Born in Dartmouth, he is a son of Gordon Woods of Dartmouth and the late Geraldine (Peggy) (nee Shubley) Woods. He was a graduate from the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology, and was employed with Imperial Oil (Dartmouth Refinery), retiring after 26 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Donna Levandier; daughter, Tracy, Lower Sackville; son, Robert, currently residing in Ottawa; brothers, Peter (and his wife Maureen), Michael; sister Heather (Mrs. Bill Wilson), all of Dartmouth; many nieces and nephews. Visiting will be held from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 21, in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 22, in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Lower Sackville. Reception will follow in the church hall. Burial will be at a later date in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only by request, in lieu, memorial donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or the Canadian Cancer Society.

TURPLE, Edith Cavell - 82, Dutch Settlement, passed away April 18, 1999 in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax. Born in Halfiax, she was a daughter of the late John and Bessie (Brimicombe) Mitchell. She was a resident of Dutch Settlement for over 20 years and previously of Halifax. She was a former employee of Moirs Ltd. Surviving are several nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Kathleen "Kitty" Mitchell, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Grover; brothers, Jack Charles, Allen; sisters, Margaret, Beatrice, Mabel. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 21, 1999 in Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie, Rev. David Fletcher officiating. Burial in Admiral Rock Cemetery.

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