AUCOIN, Daniel (PeeWee) - 60 of 35 Cashin Crescent, Scotchtown, passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 30, 2000 at home. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Leo and Katie Mae (Chaisson) Aucoin. PeeWee was employed at an early age at #16 Colliery with Dominion Coal Company. He later worked in Halifax at the Victoria General Hospital for many years. He was a member of the Mount Carmel Parish. He is survived by his brother, Charles; sisters, Donna Hogan (James) and Ann Hawley (Benney), all from New Waterford. He is also survived by many caring nieces and nephews and many special friends. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Gerald, Norman, Thomas and sister, Loretta O'Donnell. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at V.J. McGillivary Funeral Home, New Waterford and Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Carmel Church, Rev. Donald McGillivary officiating.
BANFIELD, Jessie E. - 74, Halifax, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2000, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Glace Bay, NS. She was the daughter ofthe late Kenneth and Sarah (McDonald) Smith. A native of Cape Breton, she was very active in the Young Peoples Society of St. Mary's Church of England, Glace Bay. She moved to Halifax in 1956 and worked at Maritime life until her marriage to Ken F. Banfield on August 24, 1957. Predeceased by her husband, Ken on January 29, 2000 after 42 years of marriage. She was a loving mother to sons, Michael (Valerie) and Mark (Dawn) of Dartmouth, and daughter, Wendy of Halifax. Jessie believed whole-heartedly in the sanctity of the family unit. As a homemaker, she was always there for her children growing up and her husband as he built a very prosperous printing business with the full support of Jessie. In 1972 Ken and Jessie built a cottage in East Petpeswick and over the years that followed turned the cottage into their 2nd home, which became a very large part of their lives and the lives of their family and friends. Entertaining family and friends on special occasions was an intrical part of the, "cottage experience." Jessie was proud to be involved in her TOPS club, and eventually became leader of her local chapter. Recently she was very proud to reach her goal of becoming a KOPS. She made many friends as a TOPS member, and played a large role in helping others reach their goals. Surviving are her sister, Rhoda (Gilbert MacLeod), Glace bay; brother, Archie (Sarah Smith), Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Christopher and Breanna, Dartmouth; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Ethel Green and Donnie McMullen, and two sisters at birth. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Service at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 4, 2000 in the Anglican Church of St. John, 3415 Dutch Village Rd., Rev. Marian Burns officiating. Reception to follow in church hall. Family flowers only by request. In honor of Jessie's memory, contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 3460 Dutch Village Rd., Halifax.
BARRON, Donald Harry - 70, Elmsdale, passed away peacefully at home on September 30, 2000, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Elmsdale, he was the son of the late Harry and Olive (MacDonald Gilby) Barron. Donald was a member of the St. Matthew Presbyterian Church. During his life time, he was a dairy farmer and self-employed trucker until forced to retire due to ill health. Surviving are his loving wife of 42 years, Beatrice (MacLeod) Barron; son, Tim Barron (Gail Parks), Elmsdale; daughter, Judy Rygiel, Belnan; grandson, Barron Joseph Rygiel; granddaughter, Briana Dawn Barron; sister, Grace Ashley; brother, Donnie Gillis, both of Elmsdale; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Stewart, Everett, Jackie and one infancy. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, October 3, 2000, all at Ettingers Funeral Home, Shubenacadie, Rev. Murray Favier officiating. Burial will take place in the Elmsdale Cemetery. Donations may be made to Elmsdale Cemetery Fund or a charity of your choice.
BROOKING, Alexandrina (Ena) - Bedford, passed away October 2, 2000 in the QEII Halifax Infirmary. Born in Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Mary (MacLennen) and James Hardie. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by four nieces and a nephew. She was predeceased by her husband, William; sister, Margaret; brother, Ronald. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, in Bedford United Church, Rev. David Hart officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery. Reception to follow in the church hall. Memorial donations may be made to the Bedford United Church building fund. Arrangements entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth.
CARRIGAN, Eileen - 70, 3373 Emerald Street, New Waterford, passed away Monday, October 2, 2000 at home. Born in New Waterford she was the daughter of the late James and Veronica (MacPherson) Gardiner. Mrs. Carrigan was a member of Mount Carmel Parish. Surviving are 4 sons, Anthony (Marlene), James (Karen), both of Beechmont; Raymond (Melinda), New Waterford and Michael (Collette), River Ryan; 2 daughters, Beverly (Mrs. Leo MacLean), Scotchtown; Marie (Mrs. Frank MacPherson), New Waterford; a brother, Malcolm, New Waterford; 5 sisters, Rhodina Ling and Veronica Rigby, Olive (Mrs. Donald Turnbull), all of New Waterford; Rose Henry, Scotchtown; Theresa Moors, Sydney; daughter-in-law, Barbara, Lingan; 20 grandchildren, Kenny, Leonard, Shawn, Cheryl MacLean; Michael, Anne, Allison, Curtis Celeste, Scott, Erin, Liam, Aidan, Tyler, MIchelle, Ian Carrigan; Chucky, Wayne, Craig MacNeil and Lindsay MacPherson; 5 great grandchildren. Eileen was predeceased by her husband, Williams Charles; a son, Billy; a brother, James and sisters, Annie and Martha. Visitation is in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford, Wednesday 2-4, 7-9, funeral Thursday 10 a.m. Mount Carmel Church, Father Donald MacGillivray officiating, burial in the parish cemetery.
COOPER, William Arthur - 56, Meadowvale, Annapolis Co., passed away September 30, 2000, in Bloomington. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Edward and Kathleen (Curtis) Cooper. He was employed in the moving and storage business for 30 years. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and completely enjoyed the outdoors. Surviving are his wife, the former Judy Anne Beckerson; daughters, Cheryl Anne Cooper (Steve), Wilmot; Suzanne Marie Cooper, Middleton; mother and father-in-law, Ora and Jack Beckerson, Meadowvale; sisters, Carol Reid, Bedford; Greta Caines, Donna Lucas, both of Dartmouth; brother, Ken, Musquodoboit; grandchildren, Melissa-Anne, Wayne and Merritt. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. today in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Gerald Saulnier officiating. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
CORNELIUS, Stanley Oswald - 72, Centreville, Kings Co., formerly of Halifax, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2000, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Hacketts Cove, Halifax Co., he was a son of the late Charles and Anne (Dauphinee) Cornelius. Upon retiring from a successful career as an owner/operator of service stations, he thoroughly enjoyed working for Casino Taxi for 20 years before moving to Centreville. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth and her husband Joel Hartlen, Halifax; son, Charles "Chuck" and his wife Donna, Centreville, Kings Co.; sister, Jean and her husband Dr. B. Sabean, Halifax; stepson, Gary Russell, Halifax; grandchildren, Justin, Marc, Corinne, Shannon and Nigel. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Lois Winnifred Glavin. A private family graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today, October 3, in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville, Rev. Marc Potvin officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Kings Hospice Foundation, 15 Chipman Drive, RR#1 Kentville, NS B4N 3V7. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to W.C. Hiltz Funeral Home, Kentville.
CROFT, Nathan Seymour - 95, Little Liscomb and Port Bickerton, Guysborough Co., passed away October 1, 2000, in St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke. Born in Little Liscomb, he was the son of the late John and Maggie (Rudolph) Croft. During his lifetime he worked as a carpenter, fisherman, lighthouse keeper and as a cook, which he enjoyed most of all. Surviving are his daughter, Eileen Beiswanger, Port Bickerton, whom he has resided with for the past three years; sons, John Victor "Dick" Croft, Little Liscomb; Terrance "Terry" Croft, David Croft, Liscomb; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie; sisters, Mae, Maude; brothers, Roy, Jim, Henry. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Liscomb, Rev. Dianna Brett-Frye officiating. Burial to follow in St. Luke's Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke. Arrangements entrusted to Ecum Secum Funeral Homes Ltd.
DOUCET, Albert Joseph - 70, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, Digby Co., formerly of Concession, passed away September 30, 2000, in the villa. Born in Concession, he was a son of the late Martin and Marie (Gaudet) Doucet. He spent most of his working life as a carpenter. Surviving are his wife, the former Anysie Comeau, Concession; sons, Lloyd, Douglas, Meteghan; Frank, Concession; Roger, Moncton, N.B.; daughters, Angeline Doucet, Halifax; Janet Doucet, Belliveau Cove; Dorothy Dietz, Ottawa; Adrienne Doucet, Concession; brothers, Lezin, François, Claude, all of Concession; sisters, Matilda Wehrle, Ontario; Corinne Deveau, Meteghan River; Cecile Schofield, Saulnierville; Antoinette Welton, Kentville. He was predeceased by daughter, Doreen; brothers, Adelard, Henry; sister, Marguerite; granddaughter, Jocelyne. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 11 a.m. today in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, Concession, Rev. Clovis Chiasson officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements entrusted to Meteghan Funeral Home.
FLEMMING, Isabel (Sue) - In life, she was a devoted mother, lovign wife, caring friend, and warm heart. In death, she will be remembered fondly. Isabel (Sue) Flemming (nee Beach), daughter of James and Maude Beach, passed away October 2, 2000 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown. Born November 12, 1917 in Halifax, Sue made PEI her home in the late 1950s and quickly fell in love with the Island. An active woman all her life, she was an avid curler at the Mayflower Curling Club in Halifax and the Charlottetown Curling Club. But her great passion in later years was golf, and she was a long-time member of the Stanhope Golf and Country Club. She touched many lives with her great gift as a conversationalist and storyteller, sharing many memorable summers at her cottage in Stanhope with family and friends. Sue was predeceased by her husband, Clary, and a son, Bruce. She is survived by sons, Clary Jr. (and Eleanor) Flemming, Bedford, NS; and Philip (and Ethel) Flemming, Kitchener, ON; and daughter, Joan (and Brian) Redmond, Cleveland, OH; six grandchildren, Karen, Mark, Father Dan, Darren, Jeffery and Craig; three great grandchildren, John Connor, Cullen and Holly; and many nieces and nephews. Viewing to take place at Hennessey Funeral Home, 35 Longworth Avenue, Charlottetown, Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be Thursday morning at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, Rev. Dan Redmond (Sue's Grandson) officiating. If so desired, memorial contributions in Sue's memory may be made to the Upper Room Hospitality Ministry.
HAINES, Violet Theresa - 73, Little Dover, passed away October 1, 2000, at home. Born in Little Dover, she was a daughter of the late John and Margaret (Rhynold) Boudreau. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Agnes Church, Little Dover. Surviving are her husband, James; daughters, Rosalie (Roger) Jamieson, Souris, P.E.I.; Jenny (Greg) Rhynold; Connie (Eddie) Rhynold, Little Dover; Amy (Kenneth) Collins, Havre Boucher; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by sisters, Beatrice, Elvina, Agatha and Blanche in infancy; brothers, Emmett, Douglas, Harold, James, Fred, Vernon, Frank and Patrick in infancy. Visitation will be held today from 2-9 p.m. in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso. Funeral 1 p.m. Wednesday in St. Agnes Church, Little Dover, Rev. Daniel Boudreau officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations to St. Agnes Building Fund or the charity of your choice.
HANSEN, Harry S. - 78, 6022 North St., Halifax, passed away on September 29, 2000, in the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ont. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, he was a son of the late Erik and Elvina Hansen. He immigrated to Canada in 1929, and served with the Cape Breton Highlanders in England and Italy during the Second World War. He was employed with Acadian Bus Lines until his retirement. He is survived by his wife, the former Sadie Carruthers, Central New Annan; daughter, Irene and her husband Ronald Redpath, Frankford, Ont.; their daughter, Michelle and her husband Kenneth Smart, Oshawa, Ont.; son, Philip and his wife Deborah and grandchildren, Natasha and Lars, Georgetown, Ont.; brothers, Charlie, Wallace Bay; Richard, Central New Annan; sisters, Lily (Mrs. Elmer Clark), Pugwash; Doris (Mrs. John MacLean), Dartmouth. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with funeral service on Wednesday at 11 a.m., both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Fred Nielsen officiating. Burial in the Bell Gift Cemetery, West New Annan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
KANNE, Theresa Nicole - 30, New Waterford, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, September 30, 2000. Theresa was the daughter of Mona and Frederick T. Kanne, New Waterford. Terry (Nickie) Nicole (Cole) or Theresa (as she was variously known by those who knew and loved her) was happiest when she was helping others. She was most recently employed at the EDS Customer Interaction Center. Until recently she was a volunteer monitor for the Community Access Project Internet site at the enterprise centre in Glace Bay. She had been actively involved in scouting as a Beaver Leader in St. Michael's (First Scotchtown Beaver Colony). She loved to sing karaoke and was also involved in the St. MIchael's Church Chori, Scotchtown. Besides her parents, Theresa will be always loved and sadly missed by her fiance and soul mate, Ron Neville; sister, P. Jacqueline (Mrs. Chris Purdy), Smithers, BC; brothers, Mark Tracey, Summerside, PEI; her only niece, Amber Thibodeau, Smithers, BC; grandmother, Elga Harris, Summerside, PEI. She will also be missed by her family, friends, and co-workers. Visitation will be held Tuesday, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral mass will take place Wednesday, October 4, 2000 at 11:30 a.m. in St. Michael's Church, Scotchtown. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Lung Associations of Nova Scotia or the Community Access Program, Glace Bay.
McKILLOP, Gladys M. - of St. Andrews St. Stewiacke passed away Sunday, October 1, 2000 in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Birch Hill, Middle Stewiacke, Colchester County, NS, she was the daughter of the late Suther and Anna Maude (Richards) Fisher. Gladys lived all her married life in Stewiacke. She was a member of St. Andrew's United Church, a choir member, a Sunday school teacher, C.G.I.T. Leader, and a member of the Anetta Rose UCW Unit. Gladys was a Past Noble Grand, McCleave Rebekah Lodge #75, a Past District Deputy, President District Association #13. Surviving are sons, Rev. Elroy (Margaret), Bedford; and Ivan (Marilyn), Stewiacke; 5 grandchildren, Heather, Kathryn, Michael, Juanita, Teresa; 2 great grandchildren, Devyn, Tanner; 5 step grandchildren, Tami, Allison, Melissa and Corey McLeod; David MacRae; sisters, Janie Palen, Ottawa; Cora MacKay, Bible Hill. Predeceased by husband, George; a daughter Dorothy Joan in infancy; brothers, Adams, Owen, Byard, Harold; sisters, Edith, Alice. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. with Rebekah Lodge Service 7 p.m., all today, October 3, at her home, 231 St. Andrews Street, Stewiacke. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the St. Andrew's United Church, Stewiacke, Rev. Ron Frampton officiating. Burial will take place in the Pine Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Mission and Service Fund of St. Andrew's United Church, Stewiacke. A reception will be held at the McKillop Home, following the committal service.
MELANSON, David J. - 56, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2000, in Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga, Ont. Born in in River Hebert, he was a son of Beatrice (White) Melanson. Surviving are his wife, Margaret "Dolly"; daughter, Michelle Hitchin, Alcona, Ont.; stepsons, Terry Noseworthy, Barrie, Ont.; Rick Noseworthy, Colorado; Ralph Noseworthy, Oakville, Ont.; sisters, Shirley Brooks, Toronto; Eleanor Haines, Burtts Corner, N.B.; Mary Lee Porter; brothers, Garnet "Bud", River Hebert; Lonnie Melanson, Amherst; Rickey Melanson, Calgary, Alta.; Timmy Melanson, River Hebert; many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his father, Eugene; sister, Rose. Cremation and funeral took place in Mississauga, Ont. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday, October 6, in Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst. Graveside service and interment in St. Denis Catholic Church Cemetery, Minudie, Saturday, October 7 at 11 a.m., Rev. Gaetan officiating. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.
PASSMORE, May - On Sunday, October 1, 2000 our dear mum passed away at the QEII New Infirmary Site after a short illness. Born in Drayton, Somerset, England, she was the daughter of the late James and Agnes (Dabinett) Russell. During the war she worked for Air Services Training, Hamble, England and after the war emigrated to Canada with her husband who was transferred from Fairey Aviation, England to the Eastern Passage Plant. She gave of her time generously to volunteer work for Hope Cottage, Brunswick Street Mission and various canvassing. She was a longtime member of Emmanuel Anglican Church, serving 26 yeras as president of the Altar Guild. Her generous nature and love of flowers blooms in the gardens of many of her friends. Survived by daughter, Louise (Steven Mosher) of Cow Bay and son, Richard (Geneva Sinclair) of Dartmouth; sister, Phyllis Aldred, Old Windsor, England; also two nieces Susan and Gillian. She enjoyed a close loving relationship with her grandchildren, Ian, Jeffery and John Mosher, Christina Passmore and Sheldon Sinclair. Predeceased by her husband, Leslie Robert and sister, Nellie. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, October 3, 2000 from Emmanuel Anglican Church, Windmill Road, Dartmouth with Rev. Dennis Walsh and Rev. John Ferguson officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial to take place on Wednesday in the Mosher Cemetery, Cow Bay. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Dartmouth Boys and Girls Clubs and/or Emmanuel Anglican Church Altar Guild. Arrangements entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth.
PENTZ, Gregory Patrick "Greg" - 21, of Middle Sackville, passed away October 1, 2000 as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Halifax, he was a son of David and Rose (Savory) Pentz. He was a graduate of Millwood High. He was employed with Convergy's Call Centre. He enjoyed sports and was very active with the Scotia Olympic Soccer Club and Millwood and Sackville High Hockey. He is survied by his sister, Karla Mae, at home; maternal grandparents, Art and Vera Savory of Middle Sackville; paternal grandparents, Dr. Gordon and Marjorie Pentz, of Halifax; aunts and uncles, Garry and Susan, Elizabeth and Ben, Jo-Anne, Robert and Anita, Don and Darlene; many cousins; girlfriend, Dayne Roache. He was predeceased by an uncle, Arthur Savory. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Donations may be made to the Millwood Sports Scholarship, c/o the Bank of Nova Scotia, Sackville Drive Location.
RHULAND, Hilda Charlotte - 81, of Mahone Bay, passed away peacefully in her home on September 29,2000. Born at church lake, Lunenburg Co., she was a daughter of the late LeRoy and Charlotte (Ogilvie) Fancy. She was an active member of St. James' Anglican Church, Mahone Bay where she was a choir member for 43 years and a member of the A.C.W. and altar guild. She was a volunteer for the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer society, the Arthritis Society; the Canadian Diabetes Society and a participant in the Terry Fox Run. She is survived by daughters, Sylvia (Jack) Crowe, Nictaux; Carolyn (Earle) Richards, Mahone Bay; son, Walter (Ruth) Rhuland, Martins River; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Erna Nauss, Berwick; Joyce (Earle) Lantz, Mahone Bay; twin sister, Helen (Bill) Freeman, Blockhouse; a brother, Karl Fancy, Lawrencetown, Halifax Co. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold "Hallie" Rhuland; brother, Frank Fancy; and an infant sister. Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. today in St. James' Anglican Church, Mahone Bay, Rev. Linda MacDonald officiating, Rev. William Dye assisting. Interment will be in the park Cemetery, Mahone Bay. A reception to follow in St. James' Church Hall. Flowers from the immediate family only. Memorial donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Lunenburg Branch, St. James' A.C.W. or to any other charity.
RITCHIE, Cecil Thomas - 83, a resident of Oceanview Manor, Eastern Passage, passed away Sunday, October 1, 2000 in the manor. Born and raised in Woodside, he was a son of the late Allen and Lila (Hutt) Ritchie. He was a member of St. James United Church, Dartmouth. He was employed with the Civil Service in the Motor Transportation Department. He served for several years with the Merchant Marines, was a veteran of World War II and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Somme Branch 31, Dartmouth and the Buffalo Lodge 8686 Cow Bay Road, Eastern Passage. Cecil had a great love for the land and was a very avid gardener. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, the former Marjorie DeWolfe, Oceanview Manor; daughter, Helen Dolby (Joseph Matthews), Guelph, Ontario; son, Doug (Wendy), Eastern Passage; sisters, Kathleen (George) Love, Hantsport; Mary (Clyde) Faulkner, Ethel Lowe, California; brothers, Robert (Shirley), Douglas (Hazel), Clifford (Jean), all of Dartmouth; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Frances, Margaret; brother, Harold; brother-in-law, Roy Lowe. Visitation 2-3:30 and 7-8:30 p.m. today, Legion Service 7 p.m. today, October 3, funeral service 11 a.m., Wednesday, October 4, all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. Glenn MacLean officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Donations in Cecil's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Dartmouth Unit, 73 Tacoma Drive, 3rd floor, Dartmouth, NS, B2W 3Y6 or the Arthritis Society, 2745 Dutch Village Road, Suite 100, Halifax, NS, B3L 4G7.
ROBERTS, Shirley Caroline - 65, Bayhead, Colchester Co., passed away September 30, 2000, in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche. Born in Port Elgin, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Phyllis Goodwin. After graduating from Port Elgin High School, she moved to Ontario and worked at American Motors Company in the finance department. She moved to Tatamagouche in 1968 and worked at Kent Homes, Debert. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 64, Tatamagouche and the federal and provincial Progressive Conservative Associations. She liked to sew, knit and crochet and was involved in hockey, the North Shore Snowmobile Club, other activities and was always known for her smiling face. Surviving are son, Marvin; daughter, Marilyn, both of Bayhead; sister, Ruth Marlyn, Bowmanville, Ont.; brothers, Marvin, Larry, Eric, all of Oshawa, Ont.; mother-in-law, Jean Roberts, Tatamagouche; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, George William Roberts; brother, Andy. Visitation will be today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m., in Coulter's Funeral Home, Tatamagouche, with a Legion Tribute service to be at 6:45 p.m. today, in the funeral home. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m., in Sharon United Church, Tatamagouche, Rev. Bonnie Kelly officiating. Burial in Union Church Cemetery, Bayhead. Donations can be made to the North Shore Health Services Foundation or any charity.
ROSE, Dorothy McKinnon - 85 of Dartmouth, passed away September 29, 2000 at home. Born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Marion Lent of Yarmouth. She was an active member of Bethal United Church in Datums and a life member of Women's Missionary Society. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother and a true fiend to all who knew her. She will be greatly missed and remembered always. So many special people were part of her life and although they can't all be named here, special thanks to Dr. Lorna Carter, Doug and Judy McCullan, George Marianne Goodrick and family. You know who you are! Surviving are her husband, James Kelley Rose; son, Grover and his wife, Charlene; grandson, Scott Douglas Rose; brothers, Frank, Ohio, Yarmouth Co.; Wilfred, Niagara Falls, Ont.; sister, Mrs. Mary Poettcker, Calgary Alberta. She was predeceased by sisters, Margery Brown and Jean Gilhooly both of Calgary; brothers, Ronald, Douglas and Clayton Lent. No visitation by request. Burial will take place October 3, 2000 at 4 p.m. in Pembrook Cemetery, Yarmouth with Rev. Ronald Clark officiating the interment. Donations may be made to Bethel United Baptist Church, 316 Windmill Rd., Dartmouth, NS or C.N.I.B.
SCOTT, Leola Mae - 89, Noel, passed away Friday, September 29, 2000 in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Minasville, she was a daughter of the late Robert Elmore and Edith (Webb) McCulloch. She was a homemaker all her adult life and was a babysitter to many. She would lend a helping hand to anyone and was a friend to everyone she knew. Surviving are sons, Curtis and wife, Joan, Vernon and wife, Vickie, Blair, Delbert and wife, Bernice, Ronald all of Ontario; Roger and wife, Susan, Relman and wife, Nettie, of Noel; Rayburn and wife, Edith of Dartmouth; daughters, Mae and husband, Vernon Hill of North Noel Rd.; Iona and husband, Wallace White of Noel; Dora White and friend Kerry Haines of East Gore; Darlene and husband Orlee White, Donna and husband, Nelson White all of Noel Road; Debra and husband, James Hill of Noel Shore; 44 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence; one brother and two sisters. Funeral services 2:30 p.m. today, October 3, 2000 all in the Withrow-MacMillan Funeral Home, East Noel, Rev. Sandra Cox officiating. Burial will take place at the Noel Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Noel United Church, Noel Cemetery or to the IWK Hospital.
WALKER, Richard C. - 65, of 163 Warburton Road, Gardiner Mines, passed away Sunday, October 1, 2000 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex after a lengthy illness. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the former Elizabeth O'Brien and the late James Walker. He was a member of St. James Church, Gardiner MInes. Richard served with the Armed Forces for 3 years. He was owner/operator of a garage in Dominion for 31 years where he had many friends. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, the former Bernice Angione; two precious daughters, Paula, Ontario; April, Dartmouth; and son, Richard, Ontario. Also surviving are brothers, Alex (Dorothy), Gardiner Mines, Greg (Marie), New Waterford; many cousins and nieces and nephews. Besides his father, he was predeceased by a daughter, Laurie Ann. There will be no visitation for the late Mr. Walker. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. James Church, Gardiner Mines with Fr. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay.
WEAGLE, Ralph Andrew - 83, Bridgewater, passed away September 30, 2000, at home. Born in Bridgewater, he was a son of the late Theopoluis "Offie" and Lena (Hebb) Weagle. Surviving are his wife, the former Marion Beeler (Rhodenizer); sons, John, Northwest; Wayne, Cookville; daughters, Mary Himmelman, Jean Smith, both of Bridgewater; Patricia Crouse, Wileville; Frances Eisnor, Lower Branch; Marjorie Ernst, Upper LaHave; step-daughters, Linda Corkum, Fancy Lake; Fay Slauenwhite, Pleasantville; Gloria Magahay, Halifax; stepson, Aubrey Rhodenizer, Cookville; 21 grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Marie Brendly, Ontario; Hilda Rafuse, Bridgewater; brothers, Gordon and Arnold, both of Bridgewater. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Mildred Veinot; grandson, Mark Smith; sisters, Vivian Wamboldt, Pauline Weagle. Funeral 11 a.m. today, in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater, Rev. James Slack Jr. officiating Burial to follow in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or any charity.
WINCEY, Albert - 87, passed away in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Sunday, October 1, 2000. Born in Rockdale, Richmond Co., on September 30, 1913, he was a son of the late Daniel and Louise (Campbell) Wincey. He is survived by sons, Daniel (Catherine), Joseph (Evelyna), both of St. Peter's; James, at home; John (Pat), Bernard (Carolyn), both of Prince Edward Island; Raymond (Dorothy), Dartmouth; Paul (Sherri), Halifax; daughters, Elizabeth (Leo) Pottie, L'Ardoise; Sophie (Georgie) Martin, St. Peter's; Louise, at home; Irene LePage, Margaret Branch, both of Dartmouth; sister, Sophie Martell, River Bourgeois. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Evangeline David; son, Francis; daughter, Mary Ann. Visitation will be today 2-9 p.m., in L'Ardoise Funeral Home. Funeral Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, the Dr. William B. Kingston Medical Clinic or to the cemetery fund. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.