BAILLIE, Floyd Lawson - 68, Tatamagouche, passed away June 16, 2001, in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche. He was the son of the late Luther and Elsie (Crowe) Baillie. Floyd worked on the family farm in Balfron and also at saw mills and lumbering in the local area. Surviving are his cousins, Lloyd Bailey, Balmoral Mills; George (Edith) Bailey, Dartmouth; Elmer Bailey, New Glasgow; Eleanor (John) MacKay, New Glasgow. He was predeceased by sister, Marjorie Baillie. Cremation has take place. Graveside service 11 a.m. Thursday, June 21, in The Falls Cemetery. Rev. Martyn VanEssen officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to North Shore Health Services Foundation. Arrangements have been entrusted to Coulter's Funeral Home, 48 Riverside Dr., Tatamagouche.
BANKS, Ronald Arthur - 61, Flesherton, Ontario passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2001 in Toronto General Hospital, Toronto. Born in Windsor, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late Arthur and Thelma (Hatfield) Banks formerly of Hantsport, Nova Scotia. Ron retired from a career in the RCMP having worked in various detachments in Ontario and at the time of his retirement was staff sergeant of the RCMP detachment in Newmarket, Ontario. Following his retirement in the RCMP he worked as an investigator for Ontario Legal Aid. He is survived by his wife, Maureen Miller Banks; son, John Banks, Scarborough; daughters: Kathy (Bob) Sherman, Whitby; Chris Banks, Scarborough; their mother Mary Banks, Scarborough, and his two grandchildren Sam and Tom Sherman; sisters, Myrna (Frank) Campbell, Wolfville, NS; Hazel Watts, Ottawa, ON; Maxine (Robert) McClure, Shelburne, NS; Glenna (Alan) MacCallum, Nanaimo, BC; Doreen (Barry) Fraser, Topsail, NF; Lorna (Michael) MacNeil, Wolfville, NS; several nieces and nephews. Visitation and service took place at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton, Ontario on June 15 followed by cremation. A service will take place in Hantsport at a later date. Donations in Ron's memory can be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation, M.O.R.E. or a charity of choice and would be greatly appreciated.
BATES, Gary Wyman - Greenfield, Colchester Co., passed away June 15, 2001, at home. Born March 10, 1943, in Truro, he was a son of the late Gordon and Cecelia (MacDonald) Bates. Gary was employed as a meat cutter for a number of years and originally served five years in the Canadian Black Watch in Germany. Later in life he developed an extreme fondness for bowling. He also had an enormous fondness for his dozens of pets and especially loved being a spectator and fan for every sporting event of his nephews, Mitchell, Ryan and Daniel Bates. Gary is survived by his daughter, Pennie Baumel, Nanaimo, B.C.; granddaughters, Hayley Addison and Kassandra Passmore, Nanaimo, B.C.; brothers, Fred (Margaret), Nanaimo, B.C.; Jack (Jan), Bible Hill; Ray D. (Betty), Truro; Bob, Bible Hill; his nephews, Mitchell, Ryan and Daniel Bates, all of Bible Hill; Gordon, Nanaimo, B.C.; Randy, Edmonton, Alta. Gary was predeceased by his parents; daughter, Deanne Burns Bates, Nanaimo, B.C.; an infant brother. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. today, June 19, in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Curtis MacDonald officiating. Burial in Middle Stewiacke Cemetery. No flowers by request. If desired, donations may be made to SPCA, Colchester Chapter.
CATHCART, Hilda Helen - 92, Sydney, passed away June 17, 2001, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Lingan, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Bernadette (MacNeil) Cathcart. Surviving are sister, Bernadette "Bunny", Sydney; brother, Bill, New Waterford. She was predeceased by brothers, Charles, Emmett, James, Leonard; sisters, Sister Mary Helen CSM, Nora Larade, Clair Munsen, Mary. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Mount Carmel Church, Father Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Hilda may be made to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.
DARRIS, Marie Hope - 72, of Upper Canard, passed away June 15, 2001, in Tideview Terrace, Digby. Born in Bear River, she was a daughter of the late Edna (Coombs) and Earl McCormick. She was a member of Digby United Baptist Church. Marie was the former provincial Treasurer of the United Baptist Woman's Missionary Union for 10 years. She will be most remembered for her great love of other people. She is survived by her husband, Carl Darris; sisters, Myrtle Selig, Deep Brook; Audrey McMahon, Bancroft, Ont.; Lynn (Otis) Gregory, Parker's Cove; brother, Lionel (Lucie) McCormick, Lake Echo; several nieces and nephews. Memorial service 2 p.m. today, June 19, 2001 in Bear River United Baptist Church, Rev. Howard McCormick officiating. Burial in Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the United Baptist Missionary Society or a charity of choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby.
DUNLAP, John Robert - 55, Wentworth Centre, formerly of Belmont, passed away June 17, 2001, in North Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Pugwash. Born in Upper Stewiacke, he was a son of the late John A. and Agnes (Hamilton) Dunlap. He worked in the woods for a number of years. He is survived by his wife, Roberta, Wentworth Centre; daughters, Wanda, Halifax; Jane, Pictou; son, Jimmy, Pictou; four grandchildren; sisters, Mary (Maxwell) Graham, Eastville; Anna (Len) Martin, Vancouver, B.C.; Tilley (Bill) Harrison, Edmonton, Alta.; Bertha (Calvin) Peppard, Onslow Mountain; Shirley (Harold) Stairs, Burtt's Corner, N.B.; Kathy (Luther) Downing, Onslow Mountain; Irene Armsworthy, Belmont; brothers, Tom (Susan), Lantz; Mark (Shirley), Cranbrook, B.C.; Haliburton, Onslow Mountain; George, East Mountain; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Andrew and Jim. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro. Burial to follow in Belmont Cemetery.
FRASER, John Thomas - 74 years, 1391 Drummond Rd., Westville, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2001, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Westville, he was a son of the late Alex and Violet (Hughes) Fraser. He was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Westville and had worked at Hawker Siddeley Ltd., Trenton, for 38 years until early retirement. John loved fishing, camping and hunting. John is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Catherine Searle; daughter, Faye Brown (Edmund), Lorne; son, John T. (Linda), Westville; sisters, Marjorie O'Hagen, Churchville; Jessie McGrath, Halifax; Henrietta Demontigny (Roger), Bamfield, Ontario; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Francis Roden and brother, Robert. Funeral service will be held today at 1 p.m. in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville, Rev. Glenn Cooper officiating. Burial will be in Lorne Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in his memory may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Division, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice.
GOODWIN, Lillian Joan - 58, 214 Oak St., New Glasgow, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2001, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Simon Hugh and Jean Isabel (MacAulay) Dixon. Surviving are her husband, Colin; daughters, Bonnie (Dan) Thomas, Summerside, P.E.I.; Satrina Cosh, New Glasgow; son, Robert, New Glasgow; grandchildren, Jennifer, Cory, Danielle, Samantha, Timothy, David, Jordan; great-granddaughter, Kenzie; sisters, Heather (Gerard) Landry, Tracadie; Cheryl (Lionel) Bernard, Ontario; brother, Errold (Carrie), Abercrombie. She was predeceased by grandsons, Olin and Kevin Martin; brother, Fraser. Funeral service 2 p.m. today in The Salvation Army Citadel, Westville, Major Carson Durdle officiating. Burial in Lorne Street Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
GREEN (Latham), Muriel Olive - 87, Purcells Cove, passed away June 16, 2001, in Armview Estates. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late George and Grace Latham. Surviving are daughters, Barbara Pellerin, Upper Sackville; Brenda Green, Truro; son, Terrence Green, Ottawa; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, James Green. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road, Halifax, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations to any charity.
HARTLEN, Ernest E. - 89, of Terence Bay, Halifax County, passed away in Fairview Villa. Born in Terence Bay, he was a son of the late Myrah (Blackburn) and Henry Hartlen. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Deal); son Dennis (Darlene), Halifax; grandsons, Dwayne (Lorrie), Terence Bay; Darren (Monique), Cambridge, ON; three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Anne Riley and Marie Kiley; brothers, Oscar, Foster , Frederick, Henry, Mickey and Gerald. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. today, June 19, 2001 at Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Terence Bay, Fr. Gerald David officiating. Burial in the church cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia, Star of the Sea Church or a charity of choice.
HOLGATE, Phyllis Marjorie "Charlie" - 79, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home in Musquodoboit Harbour on Thursday, June 14, 2001. Born in 1921 in Hamilton, Ontario, the third of four daughters to Phyllis (Jones) and Alex Gates. She lived in many parts of Canada and in England before choosing her "True" home in Nova Scotia in 1965. Charlie was very active in the tourism industry and over the years served on the Boards of the Innkeepers Guild, The Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) and the Eastern Shore Tourism Association. She will be remembered best by her many friends, guests and fellow tourism operators for her lively hospitality as long-time proprietor of Camelot Inn. Charlie is survived by her husband, Henry Holgate; son, John (Wendy) Holgate, Australia; David (Kay), Calgary, AB; daughter, Margaret; Helen (Ron Cockerill), Teulon, MB; sisters, Pat (Court) Bell, Delaware, USA; Dulce Waller, Hamilton; Sheila (Ron) Black, Victoria, BC; ten grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. A celebration of Charlie's life will be held today, June 19, 2001 at 3 p.m. at the Petpeswick Yacht Club, East Petpeswick Road, Musquodoboit Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Birches Nursing Home or charity of your choice.
JOHNSON, A. Keith - 89, of Berwick, Kings Co., passed away Sunday, June 17, 2001 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Woodville, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Kempton and Minnie (Graves) Johnson. He was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Berwick, and was a 41 year veteran of the Berwick and District Volunteer Fire Department. He and his brother owned and operated a mixed farm. He is survived by a sister-in-law, Verlie Johnson, Berwick; nephews, Glen Johnson, New Minas; Bob Johnson, Auburn; Dwight Johnson, Berwick; Jim Hayward, BC; nieces, Marie Johnson, Berwick; Elaine Hayward, BC. He was predeceased by a brother, Gordon Johnson; sisters, Margaret and Edith Johnson, Annie Hayward. Funeral service 11 a.m. today, June 19, 2001 in Christ Anglican Church, Berwick, Archdeacon Gordon Redden officiating. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in his memory may be made to the Berwick & District Volunteer Fire Department or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
JOUDREY, Joan Redmond - 72, of Dartmouth, passed away June 16, 2001, at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bridgetown, she was a daughter of the late Jack A. and Gertrude (Andrews) Buckler. Joan grew up in Bridgetown and Bridgewater. She had been employed at Penningtons clothing store for many years. Joan was an active member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Dartmouth, and was a member of the church's LCW. She is survived by her husband, Clayton K. Joudrey; daughter, Jane Joudrey, Waverley; sons, Ken and his wife Donna, Bedford; Paul, Cole Harbour; brother, Art Buckler and his wife Kay, Bridgewater; sister, Beth Conrad and her husband Glen, Bridgewater; six grandchildren;, Mark, Andrew, Christopher, Ryan, Ashley, and Megan. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth today, June 19 from 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2001 in Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 255 Portland St., Dartmouth, Pastor Svante Olson officiating. A private family interment will take place in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, with a reception to follow in the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
KEEN, Alice A. - 85, passed away June 17, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. She was predeceased by her husband, John "Jack". She was a daughter of the late Margaret and Ary Doty (Weymouth North). She is survived by daughter, Elaine (Dunham), Lower Sackville; son, Richard, Windsor Junction; grandchildren, Brian, Cathy and Steven Dunham, Robert, Richard and Shirley Keen; five great-grandchildren; sister, Lois Hatcher, Spryfield; Joyce Theriault, Bowmanville, Ont.; brother, Ernest Doty, Digby. She was predeceased by brother, Winthrop (Yarmouth); sisters, Madeline Lent (Westport), Jean Murphy (Halifax), Lillian Henshaw (Deep Brook); granddaughter, Barbara Keen. Alice was a RN who worked at Digby General Hospital and the old Halifax Infirmary. She was also a VON in the Digby area and a member of St. Mary's Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. She resided in Northwood Manor for the past two and a half years. Visitation 2-4, 7-8 p.m. today in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton. Graveside service 2 p.m. Wednesday in Digby United Church Cemetery, followed by a reception in the church hall. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
KENNEDY, Bettie Jean - 78, Kentville, Kings Co., passed away Saturday, June 16, 2001, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Lillian (McNayr) Allen. She was an active member of Centreville Baptist Church, Centreville, Kings Co., as well as a member of the church choir. She was also a member of the New Horizons Seniors Group, Kentville. She is survived by sons, Charles Allen and Gerald Allen; daughters, Shirley-Anne Paxman, Drumheller, Alta.; Bettie-Anne Lawrence, Edmonton, Alta.; stepsisters, Mrs. Georgina Turner, Kentville; Joyce (Mrs. Bill Chute), Digby; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Fred and Edwin; sisters, Grace and Nina. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, in Centreville Baptist Church, Rev. Marc Potvin and Rev. Gerald Zinck officiating. Burial will take place in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings Co. Donations in memory may be made to Centreville Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville.
MacKINNON, Joseph Francis - 79, Sydney, passed away June 16, 2001, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. He was a son of the late John and Amelia (Lockhart) MacKinnon. Surviving are his wife, Mildred "Millie"; daughters, Marie Wrathall, Beth McGrath, Patricia, Charlene Doucette, Leona, Cecilia Poulaine, Tracey Doyle; sons, Francis, Gerard, Leonard, David; sisters, Florence Jones, Mary Parker; 11 grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by stepsister, Mary Lucy Gouthro. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Rosary Church, Westmount, Father Dan MacInnis officiating. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Frenchvale. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association.
MacKENZIE, Sadie Annetta "Aunt Sadie" - Bridgewater, passed away June 17, 2001, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born July 24, 1903, in Hemford, Lunenburg Co., she was a daughter of the late George Edward and Annetta (Crouse) Smith. She was predeceased by her husbands, Theodore Bley and Howard MacKenzie; sisters, Abia Silver, Cecila Joudrey, Ella Horton, Racheal Veinot and Flora Crouse; brothers, Edward, Ishmael, Roland, Horton and Melford. Sadie was lovingly cared for by Sharon Spidle, Blair Wentzell and her niece, Dorothy Veinot. She leaves to mourn daughter, Carol and husband Ralph Pettapiece, grandsons, Dean and Raymond, Ottawa; many nieces and nephews. Her early years were spent working in Detroit and New York, she later returned to Nova Scotia where she and her husband Theodore operated Molega Lodge. She later went to Vancouver to work and then returned to Nova Scotia and remained in her home on King Street, Bridgewater until her recent illness. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, Rev. Ivan Norton officiating. Private family burial will follow in Hemford Cemetery. Donations in Aunt Sadie's memory may be made to the South Shore Regional Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice.
MacNEIL, Michael John "Mickey" - 62, of 135 Mansfield Street, Glace Bay, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2001 at the Glace Bay Healthcare Complex. Born in Benacadie, Cape Breton, he was the son of the late Dan J. and Lucy (MacDonald) MacNeil. He was a member of Saint Anthony's Parish. He worked for the Town of Glace Bay for 29 years and stopped working in 1995 due to illness. Michael is survived by his wife the former Frances "Tootsie" Warren; his mother the former Lucy MacDonald; one daughter, Janice, Glace Bay; one son, Michael (Laurie) and their three children, Jamie, Mikaela and Emily of Drayton Valley, Alberta; three brothers, Alonzo (Wendy), Halifax; Rannie (Betty), Sydney; Kevin, Sydney; three sisters, Liz (Frank Brophy), Wallingford, Conn., USA; Dena (Bernie Leblanc), Westmount and Kay (Gary Globe), Sydney. He is also survived by a number of special nieces and nephews. Besides his father, he was predeceased by one son, James Daniel (Jamie), a twin brother, Neil. Visitation for the late Michael John MacNeil will be held today from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. Funeral will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in Saint Anthony's Church with Father Peter Leblanc officiating. Burial will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the V.O.N. or a charity of choice.
MYERS, Stanley Harold - 74, of Eastern Passage, passed away suddenly June 17, 2001 at home. Born Octorber 13, 1926 in Eastern Passage, he was the son of the late Chales A. and Clara (Foster ) Myers. He retired from Pitney Bowes of Canada in 1989 after 32 years of service. He was a member of the Eastern Lodge 8686 (Buffalo Club) and the Royal Canadian Legion, CAEN Branch 164. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Theresa (Bourque). He is survived by daughters, Dianne (Lawrence) LeFave, Bridgewater; Janet (Bernie) Rent, Westphal; Brenda Davis (Willie), Cole Harbour; Noreen (Ted) Morrison, Porters Lake; sons, Mike (Donna), Eastern Passage; Pat (Norma), Queen Charlotte Islands, BC; brothers, Walter, Eastern Passage; Lawrence, Dartmouth; twelve grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Helen, Eva, Clara, Audrey and a brother, Clyde. Family will receive visitors 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Eastern Passage Community Funeral Home, 5 Cow Bay Road. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Passage, Rev. Thomas Thekkekara officiating. Burial will follow in St. Andrews Cemetery. A reception will immediately follow in the Lions Club, Hornes Road. Family flowers only, in lieu, donations may be made to any charity.
RICE, Lena Speakman - 91, Allains River, passed away June 16, 2001, in Annapolis Royal Nursing Home, Annapolis Royal. Born in Perotte, Annapolis Co., she was a daughter of the late George and Flora (Speakman) Spurr. Lena was an active member of St. Luke's Anglican Church for many years and Unity Rebekah Lodge 12, Annapolis Royal where she received her 50 year pin. She loved having her family and friends around her. Her favourite pastime was quilting, crocheting and any type of needlework. She is survived by son, Walden (Cheris), Allains River; daughter, Myrna (Jim) McNairn, River Hebert; brother, Earle (Evelyn) Spurr, Deep Brook; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley; daughter, Lois; brothers, Gerald, Irvin, Clayton. Funeral 2 p.m. today, June 19, in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Annapolis Royal, Rev. Edwin Ebsary officiating. Interment in Oakhill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Oakhill Cemetery, Annapolis Royal Nursing Home or a charity of choice.
RICHARDSON, Edward Joseph - 65, Digby, passed away June 16, 2001, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Nelson, Miramichi, N.B., he was a son of the late Stanley John Richardson and Dorca Mary Thibedeau. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Clementsport. He worked for the municipality of Digby as superintendent of The Digby Lock Up for 23 years. He was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces for 25 years. Edward served in The Black Watch (2nd battalion), the RCR during the peacekeeping times and also served two peacekeeping tours in Cyprus, with the United Nations. He also servedwith the PPCLI in Calgary and Cornwallis. Edward was an expert marksman (pistol) and won many competitions between the Canadian, American and German Armed Forces. He was an amateur boxer and very active in sports. He will be sadly missed and forever loved by his family and friends. Surviving are his wife, the former Roswitha Louise Von Boguszewski; daughter, Sandra Richardson, Dartmouth; son, Jamie, Halifax; brother, Robert Richardson, London, Ont.; grandchildren, Jahmal, Jaylesa and Liejha. Funeral service will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby.
ROBICHEAU, Fredrick Joseph "Ted" - 68, Weymouth, passed away June 16, 2001, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Ashmore, he was a son of the late Fred and Jennie (Melanson) Robicheau. Ted was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 67, Weymouth. He served in the Korean War. He worked for Weymouth Motors for 29 years as service manager until retiring. Surviving are his wife, the former Elizabeth "Betty" Thibault; sons, Allen, Weymouth North; Jamie, Digby; daughters, Sherry (Mrs. Brian Wagner), New Minas; Shelly (Mrs. George Tefry), Weymouth North; sister, Evelyn Alride, Berwick; brothers, Nelson Robicheau, Earl Robicheau, both of St. Bernard; grandchildren, Amanada, Jessica, Josh, Ashley and Jodi; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Viola; brother, Reginald. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today, June 19, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Weymouth, Father Larry Pitcher officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North.
SCALLION, Olive Eleanor (Fawson) - 75, of Halifax, passed away June 15, 2001, at home. Born in Buffalo, New York, she was the daughter of the late John and Gladys (Thomas) Casey. She was a resident of St. Joseph's Parish for many years and was very active in church and community life. She was a longtime member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party and had served on the board of the Halifax Infirmary as well as being a member of the Infirmary's Auxiliary. She is survived by her children, Irene (John) Frost; Percival (Lana); Catherine (Alex); Carol Fawson; Robert (Suzanne); Mary (Andre) Fawson; Daniel (Mary); Patricia (John) Munro; Barbara (Randall) Hogan; brother, Ronald; sister, Irene Casey. She is also survived by a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Leo Scallion; brothers, John, Francis, William, Raymond and Robert. Cremation has taken place. Memorial mass will be held 10 a.m. today, June 19, 2001 in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
SPINNEY, Sheila Mildred - North Alton, Kings Co., passed away Sunday, June 17, 2001, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Wolfville, she was a daughter of George and the late Geraldine (Legge) Rogers. She worked for the Willett Fruit Company for several years as well as Spinney's Strawberry U-pick. She was a member of Trinity United Church, Canning, Kings Co. and sang in the North Alton Baptist Church choir. She is survived by her husband, Donald; brothers, Wayne, Dawson Creek, B.C.; Eugene, Medford, Kings Co.; sisters, Shirley Barkhouse, Canning, Kings Co.; Rosaline Campbell, Vancouver, B.C.; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today, June 19, in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville. Private family graveside service will be held 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, in Hillaton Cemetery, Hillaton, Kings Co., Rev. Ardythe Ashe officiating. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association.
WESTALL, Noel St. Ledger - 76, Halifax, passed away after a lengthy illness Sunday, June 17, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in 1925, in Halifax, he was a son of the late Ernest George and Eileen Ann (Crawford) Westall. Noel was an inspector with the Halifax City Police Department of Community Relations, retiring in 1982 after 36 years of service. Noel was a volunteer with the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Halifax Police Boys and Girls Club and a former member of the Knights of Columbus. He was the beloved husband of Ruth (White); loving father of Heather, Toronto; Dana, Toronto; Christopher, Halifax; loving stepfather of David (Nanc), Dana (Lynn), Steve (Darlene), Samantha (Loren), all of the Halifax area; loving Poppa of Andrew, Jacqueline, Monica, Nathasha, Amanda and Rebecca; brother of Agatha (George Mann), New Glasgow; Adrian, Toronto; Tony (Diane), Ottawa. He was predeceased by sisters, Gwendolyn Bouchard (Lake Charles), Joyce (Len) Walser, Mary, Zueleka; brothers, Toby and Terry. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today in Edgewood United Church, corner of Young Street and Connaught Avenue. Reception to follow in the church. Burial will take place in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Special thanks to Rev. Betty Ann Darby and staff of 4A, VG Site, QEII. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
WOLFE, Frederick Bernard - 62, of Pleasantville, Lunenburg County, passed away June 16, 2001 in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born on Outside Spectacle Island, he was a son of the late Bernard and Estella (Bush) Wolfe. He was employed for the Department of Transportation on the LaHave Ferry. He is survived by his wife, the former Phyllis Brown; daughter, Carolyn (Paul) Bush, Maitland; sister, Bessie Phillips, Crystal Beach, ON; brothers, Archibald, Surrey, BC; James, Oliver, BC; grandson, Adam; numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation in the funeral home. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. today, June 19, 2001 in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville, Reverend Sally McShane officiating. Burial in Fort Point Cemetery, LaHave. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, S.H.A.I.D Tree Shelter Society or the Canadian Cancer Society.