BAKER, Audry Charlesina - 70, Mount Uniacke, passed away at home on August 12, 2001. Born in Truro, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Shaw) Brunt. Surviving are her daughters, Valerie (Raymon) Nicholson, Callander, Ont.; Diane (Bryan) Lynch, Mount Uniacke; Debra Baker, Mount Uniacke; Christine (Bill) Parker, Upper Burlington; her son, Paul Baker and wife Lisa Davis, Mount Uniacke; her brother, Phillip Brunt, Lower Sackville; her sister, Muriel (Bob) White, Belleville, Ont.; her grandchildren, Angela, Sackville; Melissa, Upper Burlington; Tyler, Mount Uniacke and one great grandchild, Kelsey, Sackville. She was predeceaed by her husband of 52 years, Albert (Ed), her late brothers, Bob, Leo and Clarence and her sister, Evelyn. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Memorial service will be held at T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, Mount Uniacke on Thursday at 2 p.m., Rev. Garnet Parker presiding. Donations made in Audry's memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
BOUCHER, Agnes Elaine - 80, Havre Boucher, Antigonish Co., passed away peacefully August 12, 2001, at the home of Gus and Anne Boucher, Havre Boucher. Born in Frankville, she was a daughter of the late Edwin and Margaret DeCoste. She was a member of St. Paul's Parish, Havre Boucher and a former member of St. Paul's C.W.L. Elaine leaves to mourn sons, Edward (Peggy), Hamilton, Ont.; Gerard (Anita), Caledonia, Ont.; grandchildren, Nicole (Jacques) Bourque, Danielle (Sean) Neill, Krista (Michael) Restauri and Kyle Boucher; great-granddaughters, Paige Anita Neill and Mikayla Maryann Restauri, all of Hamilton area; brothers, Joseph, Havre Boucher; Anthony, Taylors Road; Vincent, California; Leonard, Frankville; sisters, Bernadette McCaul, Stoney Creek, Ont.; Violet Jewell, Calgary, Alta. She was predeceased by her husband, Bernard; brothers, Eugene, Victor, Michael, John and Stephen; sisters, Geneva, Margaret and Pearl. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in St. Paul's Centre, Havre Boucher. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Paul's Church, Havre Boucher, Father Alex MacLellan P.P. officiating, assisted by Father J. Roy Boucher, O.M.I. (brother-in-law of the deceased). Burial in St. Paul's Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Antigonish Branch or a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish.
BRIAND, Fabian Daniel "Copie" - 95, West L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., passed away August 12, 2001, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in West L'Ardoise, he was the son of the late Frederick and Odeal (Sampson) Briand. He worked as a fisherman and was a member of Holy Guardian Angel Parish, L'Ardoise. He is survived by nephews, Henry, Fred and Albert Briand, all of Halifax. He is also survived by niece, Alvina Burkey, West L'Ardoise, who cared for him with tremendous love during his senior years, along with many other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Mary Elma; brother, Harry; sister, Bertha; nephews, Alex and Leo Briand (Halifax). Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, August 14, in Holy Guardian Angel Community Funeral Parlour, L'Ardoise. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 15, in Holy Guardian Angel Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntrye officiating. Burial to follow in Mount Calvery Cemetery, L'Ardoise. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.
BURKE, Janice Colleen - Lower Sackville, passed away August 13, 2001 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Liverpool, she was the daughter of Lenora (Mansfield) Westhaver, Bridgewater and the late L. Clyde Westhaver. She was an employee of Royal Bank for over five years and most recently with Staples call centre. She was involved with Boy Scouts of Canada as a leader. Surviving are her husband, Gordon; daughter, Lisa Dawn; son, Adam Leigh, both at home; brother, Clyde, Bridgewater. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
DACEY, William Hibbit - 84, Creignish and formerly of Halifax and Margaree Forks, passed away August 13, 2001 in Strait Richmond Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late John P. and Jessie Mae (Fields) Dacey. He was a member of Stella Maris Parish, member of Royal Canadian Legion Br. 43, a past member of the Evergreen Seniors Club, and an honorary member of the Stella Maris Men's Club. Bill served with RCN during World War II. He was a pastry chef and was previously employed at the Port Hawkesbury Motel and AECL. He is survived by daughters, Shirley Selvia, Mass.; Catherine (Dave) Dacey, Halifax; Ann (Fred) Dacey, Musquodoboit Harbour; Frances (Elmer) Webber, Red Deer, Alberta; Marie (Jack) Brideau, Judique; Irene Bunn, Mississauga, Ontario; sons, Charles (Sally), Judique; Albert (Roseanna), Spry Harbour; Raymond (Deborah), Musquodoboit Harbour; 17 grandchildren; brother, Paul, British Columbia. He was predeceased by his wife Agnes (1998); 1 grandson, Jonathon; 1 sister and 12 brothers. Visitation will be today from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Green's Funeral Home, 507 Bernard Street, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral Mass Thursday at 11 a.m. from Stella Maris Church, Creignish, Rev. Hughie D. MacDonald officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Strait Richmond Palliative Care. Funeral arrangements under the direction of J.F. Greene Funeral Services Limited. Condolences to the family may be sent to email@example.com
DeVAN, Vera Catherine (nee Preeper) - 81, Dartmouth, passed away August 12, 2001. Born in Dartmouth, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Genevieve (Burke) Preeper. She was a charter member of the St. Peters CWL, member of the Children of Mary and Minister of the Eucharist. At the time of her retirement, she was employed by the Dartmouth School Board continuing Education Department, and previous to that, she was employed by the Royal Bank. During her younger years, she was an accomplished tennis player, and was the women's champion of Maplewood Tennis Club. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and will be sadly missed. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Jack; daughters, Linda (Brian) Conrad, Dartmouth; Mary DeVan (Roger Luscombe), Nelson, BC; son, Gerry, Halifax; sisters, Florence Cudihee; Mary Preeper, and Zona Preeper, all of Dartmouth; five grandchildren, Lisa, Julie, and Laura, of Dartmouth and Jake and Dylan, Nelson, BC. Her body is resting at the Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., where visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Mass will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Peter's Church on Maple St., Dartmouth, Father Hayes officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Special thanks to Dr. Zack Fraser, staff at the Dartmouth General Hospital and Dartmouth Home Care.
FELISMINO, Dr. Araw - 67, 75 Prince William St., Digby, passed away August 12, 2001, at home. Born in the Philippines, he was a son of Angela (Alviar) Felismino and the late Jose Felismino. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Emerita; son, John; sister, Angelita; brothers, Guinto, Tagumpay, Diwa. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Father Keith Billard officiating. Burial in the Philippines. Donations in memory can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
GILES (CLARKE) Olive Rebecca - 91, of 20 Aspenway Cres., Dartmouth, passed away August 12, 2001 at Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born on Magdalen Islands, PQ on August 14, 1909, she was the daughter of the late George and Daisy Dickson. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen (Clarke) and husband, Earl Cattral, seven grandchildren, Pat (Bernard) Michaud, Lantz; Judy (Garry) Halls, Ottawa; Bev (Terry) Doman, Dartmouth; Les (Kim) Cattral, Dartmouth; Greg (Shelley) Cattral, Calgary; Nancy Crowe, Dartmouth; Tony (Debbie) Cattral, Dartmouth; 12 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; many nieces and nephews; sister, Nora (Harvey) Charette, Toronto; brothers, Allan "Tad" (Eunia) Dickson, Halifax; Trevor (Irene) Dickson, Magdalen Islands. She was predeceased by her husband, Foster Clark; daughter, Opal Clarke; companion, Stan Giles; brothers, Everette, Walter and Sefton Dickson. Visitation will take place from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in the A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth. Service at St. Luke's Anglican Church, Veterans Ave., Dartmouth, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2001, Rev. Carolyn Tomlin officiating. Reception to follow in the parish hall. Graveside committal at 3 p.m. in Heatherdale Cemetery, New Glasgow. Donations may be made to Northwood Centre, St. Luke's Anglican Church, Alzheimer's Society or a charity of choice.
HUBLEY, Alice Myrtle - 90, of Dartmouth, formerly of Seabright, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2001. Born in Canso, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Charlotte (Ehler) Armsworthy. She was a retired school teacher and the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her son, Anthony (Tony) and daughter-in-law, Jean, Sackville; two grandsons, Steven, Halifax; Dale, Sackville; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Weldon; sisters, Mildred Branner, Amy Grover; half-sister, Laura Harris; half-brother, Jack Schrader. Funeral 11 a.m. today, August 14, 2001 in the T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 5275 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, Pastor Wade Harvey officiating. Private family burial. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
LUTZ, Ruby Iris (Clattenburg) - 72, Lake Paul, Kings Co., passed away Sunday, at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Hebbville, she was a daughter of the late Gilbert and Violet (Himmelman) Clattenburg. She has lived in Lake Paul for thirty years and has been an active community supporter. She is well known for her beautiful hand stitched quilts. She was one of the founding members of the Lake Paul and Lake George Sewing Circle, and a member of the Morristown United Baptist Church. She is survived by seven daughters, Linda (Mrs. Randy Temple), Deer Lake, Nfld.; Suzanne (Mrs. Lorne Hatfield), Torbrook Mines; Debbie Lutz, Lake Paul; Cathy (Mrs. Bill Rodda), Lake Paul; Marsha Lutz, Bowden, AB; Mary Anne (Mrs. Randy Greencorn), Bermuda; Jennie (Mrs. Philip Burns), Halifax; a brother, Robert Hebb, Nictaux; two sisters, Peggy Andrews, Aylesford; Marion (Mrs. George Travis), New Minas; 10 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Judson; daughter, Judy Lois Lutz. Visitation will be today, August 14, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with the funeral service at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2001, all in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. Rev. Margo MacDougall officiating. Burial in the Morristown Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Beehive Adult Training Centre, Aylesford, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
MacDONALD, Florence Catherine - 92, Judique, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2001, in Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck. Born in Judique, Inverness Co., she was a daughter of the late Laughlin R. and Annie (MacDonnell) MacDonald. She was a member of St. Andrew's Church, Judique and a member of the former Judique Women's Club. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are nieces, Jeannette MacDonald, Long Point; Florence MacMillan, Windsor, Ont.; Margaret "Peggy" Simpson, Calgary; Frances Slater, Whitby, Ont.; Edith MacDonald and Hughene MacDonald, both of Blind River, Ont.; nephews, Roddie MacDonald, Port Hawkesbury; Lauchie MacDonald, Yellowknife, N.W.T. She was predeceased by brothers, Ronald, Duncan and Alexander "Sandy"; sisters, Mae MacDonald, Catherine MacDonald. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. today in St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Allan MacMillan officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church Building Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the direction and care of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
MacDOUGALL, Daniel Jacob - 63, Canso, passed away August 9, 2001, in QEII Health Sciences Center, Halifax. Born in Hazel Hill, he was a son of the late Jack and Frances (George) MacDougall. He was a retired mechanic and was a former owner of Canso Garage, former member of the Canso Curling Club and a member of Star of the Sea Church, Canso. He is survived by aunt, Mrs. Elsie Baltzer, Canso; uncles, William George, New Glasgow; Donald George, Dingwall; several cousins. He was predeceased by a brother in infancy. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2001 in Star of the Sea Parish Cemetery, Canso, Rev. Daniel Boudreau officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso.
MacNEIL, Mary Matilda - 84, Brookland Street, Sydney, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2001, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Millville Codroy Valley, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Isadore and Annie (MacInnis) Gale. She was a member of Sacred Heart Parish, Sydney and the parish CWL. Mary was a member of the Gaelic Society of Sydney and Clan MacNeil in both Sydney and Brantford, Ont. Surviving are daughters, Irene (Harold) Antle, Sydney; Rosemarie (Raymond) Schaller, Sydney Forks; Joan (Burton) MacNeil, Falmouth; sons, Sandy (Paulette) MacNeil, Truro; Al MacNeil, Bridgetown; Fred (Myrtle) MacNeil; Arthur MacNeil, Vancouver; stepchildren, Dennis McNeil, Debbie McNeil, John McNeil, Allan McNeil, Bonnie DeMelo; sisters, Loretta Bauer, Rose Gale, both of Sydney; brothers, Arthur Gale, Edmonton; Mathew Gale, Newfoundland; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and several step-grandchildren. Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was predeceased by her first husband of 46 years, Alexander "Rory" MacNeil in 1986; second husband of two years, Cyril McNeil in 1998; brothers, Gus, Aiden, John Francis, Michael, Joseph, Leo, Dody. The late Mrs. MacNeil will have visitation todayfrom 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be held 9 a.m. Wednesday in Sacred Heart Church. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks, Donations may be made to the Cerebral Palsy Association, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or a charity of choice.
MacNEIL, Michael Joseph - 87, Hay Cove, Richmond Co., passed away August 10, 2001, in Richmond Villa, St. Peter's. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Campbell) MacNeil. He is survived by son, John Michael, Hay Cove; daughters, Rose Snowden, Quebec; Clara MacNeil, Halifax; brother, Hughie MacNeil, Hay Cove; sister, Annie MacInnis, Sydney; grandchildren, Greg, Karen, Evan; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Veronica Weeks; brothers, Neil, Danny and Willey. The body has been cremated. No visitation by request. Funeral will be held 10 a.m. today, August 14, in Sacred Heart Church, Johnstown, Rev. Joe Gillis officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Richmond Villa Activity Department. Arrangements are under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
McCABE, Joseph Calder - 69, of 2 Sunset Drive, Glace Bay, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 12, 2001 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late William and Celeste (Donovan) McCabe. Joseph was a member of Saint Anthony's Church, Glace Bay. He was employed as a surveyor with DEVCO in #'s 20, 1B and 26 Collieries. He was a member of Branch #12 Legion, Sydney. Joseph is survived by two daughters, Kelley, Halifax; Patricia, New Waterford; and one son, Dan (Tammy), Sydney. Also surviving are three sisters, Barb (Aubrey Cameron), Glace Bay; Sheila Darrow, Dartmouth; Gerry MacDonald, Sydney Mines and one brother, Bill, Sydney River and by three grandsons and two granddaughters. He was predeceased by his parents. Visitation for the late Joseph Calder McCabe will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. Funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Holy Cross Church with Father John Graham officiating. Burial will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
MORYKOT, Mary - 83, Sydney, passed away August 11, 2001, at home. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Secora) Mrazek. Surviving are her husband, John; sons, Michael (Juanita), Sydney; John (Deanie), Coxheath; daughter, Linda (Con), Sydney; grandchildren, Donna, Richard, Raylene, Maura Lea, Tracy, Christa, Kenny; great-grandchildren, Allan, Aidan, Kyra Lea; brothers, Rudy, Joseph; sisters, Agnes, Mildred. She was predeceased by brothers, Ernest, Bert; sisters, Christina, Albina, Florence. Funeral mass 10 a.m. today in St. Mary's Polish Church, Whitney Pier, Rev. Tadeusz Rusnak, SCH officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
NAUGLER (Paul), Jessie Pearl - 74, North River, passed away August 11, 2001, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Wandsworth, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late William "Collier" Paul and Matilda (Beazley) and stepmother, Barney (Bolt). Jessie was a member of Onslow United Church, The Evening Star Unit and The Quilter's Guild. She enjoyed quilting and singing with the Onslow-Belmont United Church Choir, "Joyful Noise". She was a very active volunteer in the community, especially with the Red Cross Society. Jessie will always be remembered as a very giving person. She is survived by her husband, Ian; children, Gail and Larry Higgins, Dartmouth; Tom and Darlene Naulger, Kingston, Ont.; Ethel and Don Paul, Burin, Nfld.; JoAnn and Harold "Butch" Austin, Topsail, Nfld.; Faye and Rob Docherty, Oshawa, Ont.; Debbie and Corey Reid, Truro; sister, Flo and Joe Manning, Epworth, Nfld.; nine grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Georgina in infancy; brother, Ted; stepbrother, Ralph. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. today in Onslow United Church, Rev. Janet Blois officiating. Reception following the memorial service in the church. Family flowers only, donations in her memory may be made to the Red Cross Society, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your personal choice.
SIDDLE, Heather Ann - 57, passed away peacefully at home, August 11, 2001. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Gladys P. (Gray) Lavers and the late John B. St. Clair. She was a loving and most devoted wife, mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, aunt and friend. She will be sadly missed by all. She was a lifelong member of Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband, Barry L.; sons, Barry Michael, at home; Christopher St. Clair (Kellie Adams), Halifax; grandchildren, Meghan and Abigail, Halifax; brother, John P. St. Clair (Irma), Dartmouth; sisters, Mary L. Saulnier (Edward), Halifax; Margaret R. McDonald (Thomas), Halifax; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by stepfather, Allan R. Lavers; brother, Donald Michael St. Clair. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. today in Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Purcells Cove Road, Halifax, Rev. Richard Smith officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
THERIAULT, Amelia Mary - 72, of Lake Echo, passed away August 12, 2001 in the QEII Health Science Centre. Born in Pondville, Cape Breton, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Sadie (Luce) Briand. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed knitting for her family and friends, She is survived by her daughters, Leona (Gerald) Riley, Lake Echo; Darlene (Murdoc) Covin, Lake Echo; Rosmarie (Robert) Waller, Eastern Passage; sons, Donald (Donna), Lake Echo; Raymond (Sylvia), Hatchet Lake; David (Lesa), Lake Echo; brother, Lenus, Pondville; sisters, Mildred and Theresa, both of Arichat; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred Joseph Theriault; son, Johnny. Visitation will take place from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in the Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, in St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Lake Echo, Fr. Johnni Mathew officiating. Burial will follow in St. Anslems Cemetery, West Chezzetcook. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association.
TOBIN, Mary Elizabeth - 80, Amherst, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2001, at home. Born in Oderin, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Clement and Josephine (Murphy) Drake. She is survived by daughters, Jeanette Tobin, Dartmouth; Karen Crickard, Lloydminster, Alta.; sons, Gerry, Fall River; Gary, Calgary, Alta.; sisters, Rita Meister, Ellershouse; Genevieve Samuels, New York; brother, Gordon Drake, Rushoon, Nfld.; 10 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Rodger. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, with prayers 8 p.m., both in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Saint Charles Church, Father Vernon Driscoll officiating. Burial in Saint Charles-Nativity Cemetery, Amherst.
WHEATON, Donald Edward - 78, of Halifax passed away Monday, August 13, 2001 at the QEII Health Sciences Centre (Infirmary Site), Halifax. Born in Parrsboro, he was the son of the late Walter E. and Lottie (Webster) Wheaton. He was a veteran of World War II joining the St. John Fusiliers in 1939 serving with 3rd Division 7th Light Ack Ack Regiment RCASC. During his service from 1939 to 1945, he landed at Juno Beach in France as part of the Normandy Invasion and served in England, Holland, Belgium and Germany. While overseas, he met and married his wife of 58 years, the former Grace Adams of West Wickham, Kent, England. He was a hard working family man, an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed sports and playing cards. Following his discharge, he was the owner and operator of Newville Lodge on Newville Lake in Cumberland County offering tourist cabins and was a hunting guide. He was a 40 year member of the International Longshoreman's Association, local 269. He was a pioneer in Nova Scotia's Blueberry industry beginning in the early 1950's with Wheaton's Blueberries who grew, bought and shipped blueberries throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Quebec. He was a longstanding member of the Wild Blueberry Producer's Association of Nova Scotia. He was an independent paint contractor servicing Texaco, Fina and numerous bulk stations throughout Nova Scotia. He was a former member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch #45, Parrsboro and is a current member of Scotia Branch #25, Halifax. He will be affectionately remembered for his love of dancing. He is survived by his wife, the former Grace Adams; daughters, Sylvia Morosin, and her husband, Silvano, Ancaster, Ontario; Sandra Hendren, and her husband, Garnet, Truro; sons, Brian, and his companion, Ruth Smith, Parrsboro; Bruce, Halifax; grandchildren, Justina Morosin, Mark Morosin, Nicholas Hendren; a brother, E. William Wheaton (Sr.), and his wife Irene, Parrsboro; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Marie Reid. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. George's Anglican Church, Parrsboro, followed by a reception in the church hall. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation, Halifax or South Cumberland Community Care Centre Foundation, Parrsboro. Arrangements entrusted to Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro.
WATTS, Mary E. - 75, Fairview, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2001 in the VG Site, QEII. Born May 6, 1926, in Cuckfield, England, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Agnes (Green) Carter. She served in the British Airforce (W.A.A.F.) during the Second World War and came to Canada in 1969 with her husband and four children. She enjoyed knitting for her family and friends. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, H.F. "Fred" Watts, Fairview; daughters, Ann (Claude) King, Fairview; Pauline (Murray) Doggett, Ottawa; sons, John (Jacklyn) Watts, Hatchet Lake; Martin Watts, Fairview; sisters, Gladys (William) Merrigan, Halifax; Edna (William) O'Brien, Lancashire, England; Hazel Blackaby, Devon, England; grandchildren, Lisa LeRue, Kimberly King, Terry Doggett, Tara Doggett, Adam Watts, Justin Watts; many nieces and nephews in Canada and the United Kingdom. She was predeceased by her brother in law, Arthur Blackaby. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax, Rev. Dennis Andrews officiating. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Mary's memory to Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia, 5954 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 1X7 or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.