ADAMS, Dennis Adolphus - 61, Halifax, passed away August 11, 2000, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late George Agustus and Florence (Ewing) Adams. In 1998, he retired after 31 years exemplary service with the Halifax Regional School Board. He was formerly employed at the Lord Nelson Hotel. He will always be remembered fondly for his love and concern for all children. He enjoyed the game of baseball and was actively involved in coaching youth. He is survived by his first wife, Rose Adams; his second wife, Carolyn Sampson; his companion, Delores Germen; daughters, Darnelda, Dartmouth; Faith, Darcelle, Freda, Dawn, Tina, MacKenzie, Halifax; sons, Dennis Jr., Victor, Halifax; DeVon, Kentville; sister, Dorothy, Dartmouth; brothers, Maurice, Albert, Montreal, Que.; Harold, Halifax; 14 grandchildren; uncle, Johnny; aunt, Pearly; aunt, Blanche; and godchildren, Winnie Clayton, Sheldon Cain, Christine Johnston; plus many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Murray "Mickey" Adams, John Adams, and infant brother George; and godchild, Ethel Johnston. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today in Cornwallis Street Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. Lionel Moriah officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Donations to Cornwallis Street Hot Lunch Program or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
ADAMS, Kathy Marcella - 48, Broad Cove, Lunenburg County, passed away August 13, 2000 in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, she is a daughter of Sylvia (Getson) Wambach, LaHave and the late Albert Wambach. She was employed as manager of LaHave Bakery. Surviving are her husband, Wilfred; daughter, Sarah Fisher, at home; sisters, Karen (John) Fultz, Bridgewater; Connie Wambach (Gerry Day), Halifax; brother, Kevin Wambach and wife, Tina Ritcey, LaHave. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by request. Private family memorial service will be held in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Burial will be at a later date. A celebration of her life will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday at LaHave Bakery, LaHave. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada. Arrangements are under the direction of the R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville.
ARSENAULT, Blanche Cecilia - 85, Dartmouth, passed away August 13, 2000 at the QEII, VG Site. Born in Dartmouth, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Miranda (Hebert) Muise. She was employed for a number of years with the Federal Government. Blanche was a member of the Lake Echo Seniors Club, Dartmouth. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a loving and caring mother to her children. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Surviving are daughters, Helen (Ellsworth Keddy), Dartmouth; Marie (Ted Willard), Dartmouth; Marjorie (William Simmons), Hamilton; Frances (Sheldon Crouse), Windsor; Sharon (Gary Berton), Mantua, Nancy (Alden MacDonald), Seaforth; sons, John (Anne Morash), Westphal; David (Beverly), Ostrea Lake; Frank (Muguette), Ottawa; Jim (Grace), Waverley; Bob (Lorna), Fall River; Wayne (Linda Urquhart), Dartmouth; 38 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Edward Charles Albert Clarke; second husband, Peter Arsenault; son, Gerald; daughter-in-law, Bonita Clarke; grandson, Kevin Clarke; great grandchild, Benjamin Willard; and by several brothers and sisters. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Wednesday. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. Dr. Tom Curran officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association.
BALSER, John Leslie - 47, of Halifax, passed away August 11, 2000 in QEII Health Sciences Centre Infirmary Site. Born in Bridgewater, he was a son of the late Raymond and Verna (Banks) Balser. John was a founding member of the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia, a founder and chair of the Manna for Health Special Needs Food Bank and a member of Safe Harbour Metropolitan Community Church. He is survived by brothers, Doug, Edmonton, Alberta; Robert and Richard, Bridgewater; sisters, Carolyn Eisnor, Lower Branch; Laura Hubley, Yarmouth; Ellen Balser and Pam McCarthy, Bridgewater; Candy Crouse, North Brookfield, Queens Co.; Mary McCarthy, Conquerall Mills; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother Neil. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be 1:30 p.m., Wednesday in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville, Rev. Ted Heinze officiating. Burial of ashes in Epworth United Church Cemetery, New Germany. A memorial service will also be held Thursday, August 17, at 7 p.m. in Safe Harbour's Worship Space at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 5500 Inglis St., Halifax. Family flowers only. Donations to the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia, Canadian Cancer Society, or a charity of choice.
BURCHELL, Bernice Yvonne - 77, Williamswood, died suddenly August 13, 2000, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Emma Bourgeois. She is survived by one son Mark and wife Lynn, Lower Sackville, one daughter Linda and husband, John Cody, Halifax; three grand daughters, Jennifer Jimmo, Angela Cody, Laura Burchell; and one great grandson, Sean Patrick Cody. She will be sadly missed by her dear friend and companion Veronica (Bonnie) Burns, with whom she resided for the past 27 years. She was predeceased by her husband Charles (Red) Burchell, two brothers Randy and Howard Bourgeois and one sister Florence Murphy. She was last employed at Regal Stationery and was an avid bowler in her younger years. Visitation today 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Cruickshank's Halifax Funeral Home, Robie Street. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 16th, 9:00 am at St. Theresa's Church, North Street, Rev. Paul Williams presiding. Interment will be at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
COCHRANE, Francis Joseph "Frank" - 77, Marsh St., New Glasgow, passed away August 12, 2000, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Salmonier, St. Mary's Bay, Nfld., he was a son of the late Peter and Marie (Murphy) Cochrane. During the Second World War, he served overseas with the Canadian Infantry. When he returned, he was employed as a CPR Fireman, Ottawa; a welder, Trenton Works and at Westside Dry Cleaners. He was a member of St. Ninian's Roman Catholic Church, Antigonish. He was a member of the Admiral Murray RCN, the Overseas War Veterans Association and Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 34, New Glasgow. He enjoyed gardening and flowers, and was especially fond of his dog, "Joey". Surviving are his companion, Molly Hardy; son, Darren, Halifax; sisters, Mary Alderson, Victoria, B.C.; Patricia Ryan, Toronto, Ont.; Consolata "Connie" Chisholm, Caledonia, Ont.; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Donald; brothers, Dennis, Leo, Peter, Michael. Funeral service 10:30 a.m. today in St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church, New Glasgow, Rev. Bernard MacAdam officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Aberdeen Palliative Care Society or any charity.
EISENER, Donald Dickson - 1 Prince St., Dartmouth, died peacefully at QEII Health Sciences Centre, V.G. Site, Palliative Care Unit on August 13, 20000 in the arms of his loving son David and his daughter Nancy. Don's battle with cancer was remarkably courageous and, as was typical of his entire life, his concern was for others, and his generous spirit prevailed to the end. Born in Dartmouth on May 15, 1917, the son of John Eisener and Hattie (Spidell) Eisener, Don was predeceased by his parents, a brother Wilfred and his beloved wife of 33 years, Helen (Sanders). He is survived by his son David Bruce, daughter Nancy Richards-Eisener, and his sister Bernice Guildford, as well as several nephews. A former employee of Teasdale Bros., Don was employed with Guildford's Ltd. for 36 years; starting as an installer and advancing to the position of Vice President of the Contracting Division. The friendship and respect of fellow executives and co-workers enjoyed by Don until his retirement in 1977 has remained constant. Many, many friends were privileged to know Don's fair, gracious and gentle manner as former President of TIAC (Thermal Insulation Association of Canada); former member of Dartmouth Curling Club; as a neighbour; or at work. As a member of Armdale Yacht Club, charter member of the Dartmouth Yacht Club and a former commander of the Halifax Power Squadron, Don enjoyed his lifelong love of boating which was closely rivaled by his love of travel, pursued with his family in many of the world's interesting locales. The loss of this exceptionally benevolent man will leave an immeasurable void. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be conducted by Don's spiritual advisor and friend, Rev. Timothy Appleton of St. Peter's Anglican Church, Birch Cove at a later date. Family flowers only. David and Nancy respectfully request that gifts in Don's memory may be directed to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Palliative Care Unit, QEII, The Heart and Stroke Foundation or any other charity.
GOODWIN, George Crayden - 81, Central Argyle, Yarmouth Co., passed away August 12, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Lower Argyle, he was a son of the late James Ephriam and Ora Maie (Kenney) Goodwin. He served in the Royal Canadian Army during the Second World War. He was a life member of the Telephone Pioneers of America having retired from Maritime Tel & Tel in 1986. Surviving are his daughter, Loretta Lahey, Halifax; sons, Paul, David, Cambridge, Ont.; Donald, at home; sisters, Ruth Scott, Barbara Blackinton, Rhode Island; brothers, Clarence, Springhaven; Willard, Kentville; Howard, Yarmouth; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Agnes Nickerson; sister, Edith Donaldson; brothers, Alvin, Lloyd, Arnold. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Sweeny Funeral Home, Rev. A.D. "Bill" Newell officiating. Burial to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations to Mount Pleasant Cemetery, c/o Terry Earle, R.R. 1 Glenwood, NS, B0W 1W0 or to any charity.
ISENOR, Narda Louise - 51, of Dutch Settlement, passed away Friday, August 11, 2000 in the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax. Born in Lantz, she was a daughter of Kenneth and Greta Peters of Lantz. She is survived by her loving, caring husband, Colin; and their sons, Ryan (Trudi), Belnan; Robin (Stacey), Lantz; sister, Trudy (Harley) Ashley; brothers, Rodney; Gregory (Peggy), Carter (Wendy), all of Lantz. The body has been cremated. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. today in St. George's Anglican Church, Dutch Settlement, Rev. David Fletcher officiating. Burial to follow in the Church cemetery. A reception will be held in the Church hall following the burial. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the S.P.C.A.
KELL, Leo Bernard - 57, of Loch Katrine, Antigonish County, passed away August 12, 2000, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Antigonish, he was the son of Joseph A. and Margaret (Perro) Kell. He was a mechanic and machine operator, employed with Kell's Enterprises, Antigonish. Surviving are his wife, the former Brenda Humphrey; daughters, Sheri Balawyder, Antigonish; Janet, at home; Peggy, Halifax; son, Ron, Loch Katrine; sisters, Marie McCoul, Antigonish; Margie Landry, Pomquet; Terry Landry, Pomquet, brothers, Bobby, Jack, Antigonish; one granddaughter, Jessica. Visitation will be in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Ninian's Cathedral. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Lochaber. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.
KENNEDY, Bertha Amelia - 82, of Upper Stewiacke, passed away August 10, 2000, in Hillcrest Manor, Truro. Born in Upper Stewiacke, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Minnie (Thorpe) Kennedy. Surviving are son, John (Betty), Dawson Creek, B.C.; sisters, Mary Mowatt, Upper Stewiacke; Hazel (Roy) Brown, Halfway Brook; brothers, Artie (Helen), George (Cecilia), Frank (Beverley), Upper Stewiacke; grandchildren, Kari (Darren) Eickson, B.C.; David, Steven, B.C.; brother-in-law, Henry Fisher, Halfway Brook; sister-in-law, Hazel Kennedy, Brookfield; four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sister, Margaret Fisher; brother, Roy. Graveside service will be held today at 11 am in Riverside Cemetery, Upper Stewiacke. No flowers by request. Arrangement entrusted to Colchester Funeral Home, Truro.
KLINCK, Gerald Bruce - 64, of Halifax, passed away August 12, 2000 in the V.G. Site, Queen Elizabeth II, Health Sciences Center. Born in Oakville, Ontario, he was the son of the late Percy John and Nellie Muriel (Bull) Klinck. Gerald recently retired from Irving Oil Limited after thirty years of faithful service with that company and with Atlantic Speedy Propane. He began working in 1969 as a propane delivery driver for Atlantic Speedy Propane, he then became a commission agent in the mid 70's and moved to tank field night watchman at Irving Oil's Woodside facility in 1995. He is survived by his wife, Thelma (Joudrey) and sister-in-law, Gladys, at home; daughter, Barbara and husband Barry Buchanan, Acton, Ontario; sons, Bruce and Timothy, Milton, Ontario. He is also survived by brothers, John, Douglas, William, Oakville, Ontario; sisters, Dorothy (Norman) Brown and Shirley Klinck, also of Oakville. Also survived are several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his younger brother, George, of Oakville. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Wednesday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street where funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Rev. Bill Dye officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (C.N.I.B.).
LANGILLE, William Gordon - 97, of Tancook Island, passed away August 12, 2000 in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Tancook Island, he was a son of the late Titus and Emma (Young) Langille. He was a farmer and a fisherman and retired from the Department of Transportation and Public Works after many years of service as a crew member aboard the Tancook Island Ferry. He was the oldest living male member of the Tancook United Baptist Church and the last surviving member of his immediate family. Survived by his son, LeRoy, Chester Basin. Predeceased by his wife, the former Inez Oline Fleet and a son Thomas in infancy; brothers, Angus, Winton, Hazlett "Harry"; sisters, Elva, Essie, Vanava, Elitha, Olive, and Elmira. Funeral service today at 2 p.m. in Tancook United Baptist Church, Pastor Philip Williams officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tancook United Baptist Church. Refreshments will be served at the Recreational Center for family and friends prior to and following the funeral service. Ferry service will leave Chester on today at 10:30 a.m., returning at 4:30 p.m.
LETCHER, Wallace James - 73, 80 Normandy Ave., Truro, passed away on August 11, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born on October 24, 1926 in Springhill, he was a son of the late Richard and Ethel (Little) Letcher. He was employed at Carl Rushton's Fina Service Station and for 30 years with the Canadian National Railway in the Signal Department, retiring in 1987. He was a member of the Signalmen Brotherhood of Railway Workers. He loved music and played the violin for many dances and parties. He played for the Good Times Senior Citizens Club dances, the Truro Legion and with the Acadians Band. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice (MacLellan); daughter, Lorna, Shortt's Lake; brothers, Alonzo and Gerald, Wentworth; Kelly, Welsford. He was predeceased by his sister, Kathryn (Ryan); a sister and a brother in infancy. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Morley Bentley officiating. Interment in Wentworth United Church Cemetery, Wentworth. Memorial donations may be made to the Colchester Palliative Care, Colchester Regional Hospital or the charity of the donor's choice.
MacKAY, Catherine-Ann - 37, Halifax, passed away at home. Born in Peterbrough, Ont., she was the daughter of Alexancer MacKay, Ottawa and Carol Ann (Denton) Snair and stepfather Roy Snair, Oueensland. Surviving are her beloved daughter, Angela MacKay, Halifax; brothers, David, Halifax; Robert, Toronto; maternal grandparents, Mrs. Evelyn (Powell) Denton, Halifax and the late Rev. Harvey Denton; paternal grandparents, Sam MacKay, Ottawa and the late Violet (Sterling) MacKay. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ronald A. Walker Funeral Homes. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. today in the First Baptist Church, Oxford St., Halifax, Rev. John Boyd officiating. A committal service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia.
MORRISON, Shane Daniel - 43, Rateau Street, Sydney Mines, passed away August 11, 2000, at home. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of James and Eileen (Forrest) Morrison, Sydney Mines. He was a member of St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines. He worked construction and was a member of the Laborers' Union. Surviving are daughters, Nicole, Natasha; son, Marcel, Sydney Mines; brother, Gerard, Sydney Mines; three grandchildren; one niece; one nephew. Arrangements have been entrusted to G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home. Cremation to follow with a memorial mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, in St. Pius X Church, Rev. Gerald Dunphy officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Morrison Family.
O'REGAN, Francis B. (Ba Ba) - 57, Glace Bay/Dominion. It saddens us beyond words to tell you that our special brother went to his heavenly rest, on Monday, August 14, 2000 at Breton Bay Home for Special Care. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Joseph and Monica (Bresson) O'Regan. Ba touched a lot of hearts with his gentle manner and lovable nature. He enjoyed music, especially his harmonica and his tellie books. Ba will be deeply missed by brothers, Joseph (Maureen), Dominion; Artie (Clare), Glace Bay; Johnnie (Sheila), Grand Prairie; Fred (Isabel), Boston; Terrance (Joan), Reserve; Brian (Mary), Glace Bay; Kenny (Frances), Glace Bay; sisters, Colleen (Edward) Anderson, Dominion; Maureen (Forbes) Harding, Glace Bay; Mary (Darryl) MacMullin, Glace Bay; Paulette (Wayne) Lynk, Dominion, with whom he resided. He will be sadly missed by numerous nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place, under the direction of McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Mass of Ressurection will be Wednesday, August 16, 2000 at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, Bridgeport, Father Jim Oliver officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetary. Donations may be made to Downs Syndrome Society or charity of choice.
MacLEAN, Margaret Isabel - 84, Pictou, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2000, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Green Bay, P.E.I., she was a daughter of the late John and Euphemia (Matheson) MacArthur. She was a member of the Pictou United Church, having served in the Unit 4 UCW for many years. In earlier years, she had been very active in the community life of Bay View, Pictou Co. She is survived by her daughters, D. June (Jim McGuire) MacLean, Pictou; Catherine (David) Davis, Pictou; Mabel (Arnold) Younker, Calgary; sister, Hannah Beaton, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; granddaughters, Sandi Davis, Kentville, Kings Co.; Catherine McGuire, Pictou; great-granddaughter, Cassidy Mason, Pictou; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Cecil; son, Charles; sister, Ethel; brother, Charles in infancy. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. today, August 15, until the funeral service to be held 2 p.m, both in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou, Rev. Mary-Beth Moriarity officiating. Burial will be in the Seaview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pictou United Church or to a charity of your choice.
MASON, Clara Manita - 101, Spry Harbour, passed away on August 13, 2000, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour. Born in East Ship Harbour, October 3, 1898, she was a daughter of the late Willis and Catherine (Murphy) Monk. In her early years, she was employed by Mt. St. Vincent, a resident of Spry Harbour for 63 years, had a great love for her children, enjoyed reading and knitting and had a keen mind up to the end, a member of St. Andrews Anglican Church, Spry Harbour. She is survived by daughters, Margie (Ray) Boutilier, Ruth (Jack) Holley, both of Spry Harbour; Shirley (Bob) Whitehead, Oxford; Cecila (Winfield) Gerrard, Dartmouth; Irma (Harold) Cooper, Mooseland; Denise (Neil) Marple, Port Hastings; sons, Reg (Elezilda), Spry Harbour; George Jr. (Jessie), Dartmouth; Larry (Geraldine), Sheet Harbour; Ray (Linda), Halifax; sisters, Gwen Rowlings, Musquodoboit Harbour; Esther Newcombe, Sheet Harbour; 30 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; 19 great great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, George E. in 1976; sisters, Bernadine, Lillian, Nina and Mable; brothers, Alonzo, Belville, Roy and Willie; daughter-in-law, Donna Mason; a granddaughter; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, prayers at 8 p.m., all in D.S. Crowell and Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Andrews Anglican Church, Spry Harbour, Rev. Carson Baxter officiating. Burial in church cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to St. Andrews Cemetery or church fund.
MILLER, Aulay Elbridge - 69, Dutch Settlement, passed away at home on August 13, 2000. Born in Dutch Settlement, he was a son of the late Murray and Florence (Hines) Miller. He was an employee of L.E. Shaw Ltd. in Lantz for 44 years. Throughout his lifetime, he was an avid hunter and fisherman, but his greatest enjoyment came from spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of Country Calvary Baptist Church and was prepared to meet his Lord and Saviour. Surviving are his wife, the former Muriel McCurdy; sons, Michael and wife Debi, Nine Mile River; Greg and wife Cheryl, Enfield; grandchildren, Jake and Erin; brother, Benjamin and wife Shirley, Lantz; sister, Marla and husband Loran Fraser, Enfield. He was predeceased by brothers, Clarence and Winston. Visitation will be today 6-9 p.m. and funeral service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m, both in Country Calvary Baptist Church, Milford, Pastor Scott Boger officiating. Burial will be in Sandy Hill Cemetery, Belnan. The family will meet friends for a reception following the service at the church. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Lupus Society of Nova Scotia, P.O. Box 38038, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1X2 or Country Calvary Baptist Church, Box 159, Milford, NS B0N 1Y0. Arrangements entrusted to Arimathea Funeral Co-Operative, Upper Musquodoboit.
POWER, Margaret - 63, 353-14th Street, New Waterford, passed away Friday, August 11, 2000 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Hogan) Groves. She was a member of Mount Carmel Church and a member of Army, Navy, Airforce, Unit 217. Surviving are her husband, Martin; five daughters, Lillian Power, Theresa (Vern) Pettigrew, Margaret (Richard) Corbett, all of New Waterford; Doris Illerbrun, Martina Power, both of Ontario; five sons, Martin and Francis, both of New Waterford; Peter, Glace Bay; Pepper, Sydney Mines; Willie, Sydney; two sisters, Theresa MacLeod, Halifax; Sarah Martell, New Waterford; 17 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was predeceased by daughter, Sarah; a brother, Francis Groves; and a sister, Mary Hall. Funeral today 10:00 a.m., in Mount Carmel Church, Father Donald MacGillivray officiation. Cremation to follow.
POWER, Noreen Grace - 75, Shore Road, Herring Cove, passed away August 12, 2000 in the V.G. Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late John and Aileen (Dempsey) Baker. She was a member of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Herring Cove. Surviving are daughters, Leslie, Timberlea; Judy (Mrs. Bill Fiander), Herring Cove; sons, Eugene, Roger, Scott and Lee, all of Herring Cove; sisters, Josie, Herring Cove; Ivy, Halifax; four grandchildren; a great grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, George Power; a daughter in infancy; sisters, Olive and Vera; brothers, Colin, Percy, Warren, Norman and Jack. Funeral service will be held from St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Herring Cove at 10 a.m. today, Rev. Terrance O'Toole will officiate, with interment in St. Paul's Cemetery, Herring Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
REDDEN, Kathleen Louise "Kay" (nee Yeaton) - 92, of Chester, passed away August 14, 2000 in Shoreham Village Home for Special Care, Chester. Born in Hantsport, NS, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Shaw) Yeaton. Kathleen owned and operated the English Sport Shop in Chester for many years. Survived by daughters, Judith MacFarlane, Chester; Gail Pirrone, Kelowna, BC; grandsons, James and Gavin MacFarlane, Chester; Leanne Polo, Kelowna, BC; sister in law, Kay (Eric) Redden, Chester. Predeceased by her husband, Louis. Family requests no visitation. Funeral service will be Wednesday, at 2 p.m. in the Chester United Baptist Church, Chester. Rev. Dan Green officiating. Burial in St. Stephen's Anglican Church Cemetery, Chester. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangments entrusted to Davis Funeral Home, Chester.
REID, Sherie Lynn - 40, Gays River, passed away August 12, 2000 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of Carol (MacKenzie) Casson, Dartmouth, and the late James McKenzie. She was an employee of Canada Post for 22 years, several of those years as ramp supervisor at Halifax International Airport. Sherie was a lover of animals and participated in the dog sport of flyball with her dogs, Jesse, James and Katie. Any animal which was sick, hurt or needing a home was nurtured by her. She is survived by her companion, Paul, Gays River/Pine Grove; sister, Margaret Rose King, Dartmouth; nephews, Josh and Kyle; stepfather, Al Casson, Dartmouth; aunt, Reta DeWolfe, Dartmouth; uncle, Fred McKenzie, Dartmouth, aunt, Margaret Jansen; aunt Bobby (Mrs. Percy Haynes), all of Tidnish; maternal grandmother, Irene Bunny Chapman; several cousins. She was predeceased by her grandfather, John Osbourne. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m., today, August 15, in Gays River United Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to S.P.C.A or Bide-A-While Animal Shelter.
SHEDIAC, George T. Sr. - 74, Beach Meadows, Queens Co., passed away August 12, 2000, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late John and Helen Shediac. He went to work in 1944 and joined the Markland Shipping Co., sailing in 1946 on the Liverpool Loyalist and Packet, returning in 1950 to work at Bowater Mersey Paper Co.. until retiring in 1986 from the dock area. In his younger years, he enjoyed boxing, swimming, skating, dancing, music, baseball, hunting, fishing and spending time at the cottage. He owned and operated his own fishing boat and enjoyed lobster fishing in his spare time. He was a member of Emmanuel United Church, Beach Meadows. Surviving are his wife, the former Mabel Burns; daughters; Peggy Whynot, Brooklyn; Paulette Wamboldt, Beach Meadows; son, George T. Jr., Beach Meadows; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; twin sisters; Mona Tully, Bear River; Rose Hurshman, Black Point; brothers; Albert, Moncton; Frank, Ontario. He was predeceased by sisters, Evelyn, Amelia, Mary. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Emmanuel United Church, Beach Meadows, Rev. Joanne McFadden officiating. Burial in Emmanuel United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Emmanuel United Church or Queens General Hospital Foundation.
SYMONDS, Welsford John (Wack) - 86, passed away peacefully at his home in Dartmouth on August 13, 2000. Born 1913 in Dartmouth, where he resided his entire life, he was the son of the late William and Alice (Sulkus) Symonds. He was employed in his early years with the Dartmouth Sugar Refinery and the Dartmouth Rope Works, joining the Dartmouth Police Force in 1937 and retired as the Director of Assessment for the City of Dartmouth in 1978. He was a sportsman, wildlife enthusiast and an avid fisherman and hunter throughout his life while enjoying gardening in his later years. Surviving are son, Gary (Eleanor), Dartmouth and son, William (Gail), Edmonton; eight grandsons, Mark, Brian, Robert, John, Paul, Michael, Graeme, Ian, and six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Cecilia (Bebe); son, David (Pat) and his brother, Prescott (Peck). At his request remains have been donated to Dalhousie Medical School for medical science. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 16, at 10 am, Christ Church, Octerloney Street, Dartmouth, Reverend Paul Smith officiating. A private family burial service will be held in the Christ Church at a later date. Donations gratefully accepted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
WATT, Alfred Patrick - 90, West Quoddy, passed away August 12, 2000, in the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Born in West Quoddy on November 6, 1909, he was a son of the late John and Jane (Landry) Watt. A veteran of the Second World War from 1940 to 1945, serving in England, Belgium, France and Holland, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Corcelette Branch 58. He grew up in Mitchells Bay, was an Inshore fisherman living a very quiet life, a devoted member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Quoddy. He is survived by daughters, Joyce (Tom) McNair, Linda Watt, both of Quoddy; Donna (Rach) Beck, Dartmouth; brother, Joseph Watt, West Quoddy; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Hilda; sister, Sister Mary Watt; stepsister, Bridget Ryan; brothers, Chisholm, McManus, Foster ; grandson, James Beck. Funeral mass 11 a.m. today in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Quoddy, Monsignor Marin Currie officiating. Burial of him and cremains of wife, Hilda will be in the church cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to St. Peters Parish or charity of your choice.
WHIDDEN, Michael Archibald - Riverside Road, Stewiacke, suddenly taken from us at age 20 as the result of a tragic accident, August 13, 2000. Born in Halifax, he was the son of Havey and Christine (Leighton) Whidden. Michael attended Nova Scotia Agriculture College, Animal Science Technician course. He was a member of the NSAC Woodsmen Team. He was a former Scout Leader, First Stewiacke Scouts. Michael enjoyed life on the farm and in the outdoors, fishing, hunting, and the company of his friends. He will be sadly missed by his parents; sister, Gillian and brother, Nicholas, both at home; grandparents, Thomas and Vivian Leighton, of Nine Mile River; Thora Whidden, of Truro; great grandmother, Audrey Densmore, of Noel Shore; many cousins, aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his grandfather Moyle Whidden. Visitation will be 2-4 & 7-9 pm today, August 15, 2000, in the Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie from where funeral services will be held 2 PM Wednesday, August 16, 2000, Rev. Ronald Frampton officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Stewiacke. Family flowers only, donations may be made to a charity of choice or to a memorial fund to be established in Michael's name at the NSAC.