ACKER (Whynot), Sandra Lee - 39, Bridgewater, Lunenburg Co., passed away June 9, 2000, at home. Formerly of New Germany, she was a daughter of the late Ronald Whynot, Stanborne (Shirley Mosher) and Phyllis Stockman (Ray Frazee), Bear River. She was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 49, Mahone Bay. She was employed at the Pay Dollar Store, Bridgewater, until her illness. She is survived by companion, Terry Naugler; son, Matthew Acker, Dartmouth; daughter, Dawn Acker, Dartmouth; sister, Sherry Whynot (Calvin Spindler), Dayspring; stepmother, Shirley Mosher, New Germany; stepbrothers, Halden, Parker (Natasha) Mosher, Western Shore; stepsister, Carla-Ann Cook (Allan), Martins River. She was predeceased by brother, Ronald Matthew Whynot in infancy; both maternal and paternal grandparents. Funeral service 11 a.m. today, in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater, Rev. David Whynot officiating. Burial in Calvary Lutheran Church Cemetery, Camperdown. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a cemetery monument fund or to any charity.
BELL, Effie Ida - 69, passed away June 10, 2000, at her home in Chaswood, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Chaswood, she was a daughter of the late George and Jane (Sargent) Sibley. She could often be found baking or cooking in her kitchen, but always found time to talk to her family whenever advice was needed. Soothing grandchildren was her specialty. Surviving are her husband, George; son, Phillip (Nancy), Chaswood; daughters, Martha (John Barr), Shubenacadie; Susan Wentzell, Elmsdale; Laura (Cyril Wilson), Enfield; Marilee (Ralph Matheson), Elmsvale; daughter-in-law, Natalie, Chaswood; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandsons; sisters, Velma Dickie, Gladys Kerr, both of Meaghers Grant; Dora Kinsmen Welland, Ont.; brothers, Eddie and Norman, both of Beach Meadows; Cecil and Ellis, both of Chaswood. She was predeceased by a son, Colin; sisters, Susie MacLeod and Mary Fisk; brothers, Earl and Ivan. Cremation has place. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. today in Middleton United Church, Middle Musquodoboit, Stephen Iverson officiating. Burial to follow in Pioneer Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Musquodoboit Valley Health Foundation, Palliative Care, Middle Musquodoboit, NS B0N 1X0. Arrangements entrusted to Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit.
CONROD, Raymond Joseph - 58, of Halifax, passed away June 10, 2000 at home after a short illness. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Willam and Ella (O'Neill) Conrod. He attended St. Patrick's High School and went on to become a printer for the Halifax Herald and Mail Star for 17 years. He then, with his wife, owned and operated Bayers Road Market, until his retirement in 1992. He was a devoted member of St. Catherines Parish where he was active in many church activities, including the Landings program. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Reeves; sisters, Joan Carlos, Peterborough, Ont.; Mary McBride, Halifax; brothers William (Bonnie) and John (Brenda), both of Halifax; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass will be held 9 a.m., today, June 13, 2000, in St. Catherines Roman Catholic Church, Bayers Road, Halifax, with Rev. Raymond March officiating. Burial will be in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower sackville. reception to follow in the Church Hall. Family flowers only. Donations in Ray's memory may be made to St. Vincent De Paul Society of St. Catherine's Church.
COOLEN, Percy "Lee" - 74, of Harbor View Manor, Lunenburg, formerly of Fox Point, passed away June 11, 2000 in Fisherman's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Fox Point, he was the son of the late Asaph and Cora Blanche (Coolen) Coolen. Lee worked as a longshoreman for 42 years at the Port of Halifax. A Master Mason of Acadian Masonic Lodge #14, Halifax. Survived by his former wife, Marcie Joudrey, Mahone Bay; sons, Allan (Kornelia), Scott (Paula), both of Fox Point; Arthur (Doreen), Deep Cove; daughters, Linda (Charles), Halifax; Corinne (Mrs. James Manual), Fox Point; 14 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Predeceased by a grandson, Adam; brothers, James, Henry, Edward, Levi, John and Ruben; a sister, Lydia. Visitation today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. Funeral service Wednesday, 2 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Fox Point, Rev. Mark Pretty officiating. Burial in Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Diabetes Association or St. James Anglican Church.
DAWSON, Mary Catherine - 94, Sydney, formerly of Glace Bay, passed away June 10, 2000. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Alex T. and Catherine (MacDonald) MacNeil. While in Glace Bay, she resided on Ocean Avenue, where she served her community and church. She was a lifelong member of St. Anne's Society, St. Anne's Parish, Glace Bay. When St. Leo's Parish was formed in the Sterling area, she became an active member and was a member of St. Leo's ladies auxiliary. She and her husband moved to Sydney 25 years ago, where they became active members of the community of Sydney and St. Anthony Daniel Parish. She joined the Catholic Women's League of St. Anthony Daniel Parish, where she had recently received her 25-year CWL service pin. During her years in these parishes, she gave her time and energy to looking after the church linen. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughter, Judith MacMillan, 59 Coady St., Sydney, with whom she resided; two granddaughters; a great-granddaughter; 30 nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Michael Dawson; brothers, Michael A., Stephen B., Charlie; sisters, Mary Ann Coleman, Annie Margaret Browner. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Anthony Daniel Church, Rev. Leo Boone officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to Cape Breton Palliative Care Society or L'Arche, Whycocomagh.
DICKS, Phyllis - 86, Northside Community Guest Home, passed away June 10, 2000, in Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Elizabeth (Stroud) Strickland. She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, North Sydney, and at one time was very active in the ACW and Altar Guild. Surviving are son, George, Gisborne Street, North Sydney, with whom she resided for a number of years; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Moffett, Hartford, Conn.; a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Cyril; daughter, Stella Ferneyhough; sisters, Stella Dolmont, Jennie King, Nora Long, Florence Hatcher, Margaret Snow, Gladys Mulgrave; great-grandson, Michael Dicks. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Donations to any charity.
ISENOR, David Robert, - 45, passed away June 9, 2000, at the QEII New Infirmary Site, Halifax. He resided in Milford, Hants Co. for many years, with the late Lorne and Shirley (Spares) Isenor. He was a truck driver for many years, and for the time before his sickness, he was employed with Clarke Transport. He was a resident of Shubenacadie since 1981. David enjoyed hunting, fishing, and the outdoors. Surviving are his wife, Pat (MacDonald) Isenor; daughters, Cynthia (Brian Warcorp), Halifax; Dianna, at home; brother, Robin, Calgary; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents and grandparents. Funeral service to be held 11 a.m. today, June 13, 2000 at St. James Anglican Church, Shubenacadie, Rev. Kimberly Little officiating. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
JOHNSON, Lillian Ruth - 69, Bridgewater, passed away June 10, 2000, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Victoria Beach, Annapolis Co., she was the daughter of the late Milford Lee Munroe and Mary Elizabeth Atkins. Surviving are her husband, Ralph, Lunenburg; sons, Gary, Douglas, Bridgewater; daughters, Marilyn Lavoie, Quebec; Valerie Gidney, Calgary; foster daughter, Rosetta Dunn, South Waterville, Kings Co.; sister, Lenore Bent, Phinney Cove, Annapolis Co.; half-sister, Mildred Trafiak, Winnipeg; half-brother, George Munroe, New Brunswick; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild. She was predeceased by half-brother, James Saulnier (Ontario); half-sisters, Lydia (Winnipeg), Vickey. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Rev. Leon Langille officiating. Burial in Digby Baptist Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or Children's Wish Foundation.
MacDONALD, Jean Weir - 94, Valley View Villa, Riverton, formerly of Greenwood, Pictou Co., passed away Friday, June 9, 2000, in the villa. Born in Greenwood, she was a daughter of the late William and Janet (Hayden) MacNeil. She was a long-time resident of Greenwood and had been a guest of Valley View Villa for the past year and a half. She was a member of Union Presbyterian Church, Thorburn. Jean was also a life member of the WMS, Thorburn, and a member of the Dorcas Rebekah Lodge 42, Thorburn. Jean devoted her life to her family. She enjoyed cooking, baking and making crafts. Jean took great pleasure sharing her many talents with family and friends. She had a heart filled with Christian Values and constantly thought of others before herself. Surviving are a son, Alex and his wife Leota "Lee", New Glasgow; daughters, Janet (Andrew) Weir, New Glasgow; Doreen (Mrs. Robert "Bob" Kowalski), New Glasgow; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Janie (Mrs. Dan Bigney), Thorburn; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas T. MacDonald; brothers, John, Sam, Malcolm, Bill and Murray; sisters, Mary Fraser, Elizabeth and Margaret MacDonald. Her remains will rest in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, funeral service 2 p.m. today, Rev. Glenn MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made in her memory to a charity of choice.
MacGILLIVRAY, William Lawrence - 73, Thorburn, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2000, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late William Bernard and Agnes (MacDonald) MacGillivray. He was a retired miner. He was a member of Saint Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Thorburn. Surviving are his wife, the former Kathleen Tilley, New Glasgow; daughters, Joan (James) Hughes, New Glasgow; Margaret (Tony) English, Vancouver; Irene, Thorburn; son, Bill (Susan), Thorburn; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Irene Adams, New Glasgow; Claire Murphy, Thorburn; Mary Lou (Paul) Delorey, Trenton. He was predeceased by an infant son, Daniel Frederick; sister, Helen. Funeral service 11 a.m. today in Saint Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Thorburn, with Rev. Bernard MacAdam officiating. Burial in Saint Ann's Cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
MacKENZIE, Lenora Mary - 83, Halifax, N.S., passed away June 10, 2000 in the QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax, N.S. Born in England, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Mary (Munro) MacKenzie. She was a long time employee with Maritime Tel and Tel of Halifax until her retirement. She is survived by a nephew, Hugh Martin, Toronto; nieces, Helen Martin, Mississauga, Ont.; Nora Rehner, Windsor, Ontario; Mary Anne Pickering, London, Ont.; great nephews, Timothy and Andrew Martin, Toronto; great-nieces, Alison and Lindsay. She was predeceased by brothers, Allister Kenneth MacKenzie; Hugh George MacKenzie and Reginald MacKenzie; sister, Bethia (Betty). Funeral service will be held 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Reverend Bob Billings officiating. Burial in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, N.S.
MacQUEEN, James Brown - 76, 10 Butt St., Sydney Mines, passed away June 8, 2000, at home. Born at Front Lake, Mira, he was a son of the late Donald John and Mary E. (Brown) MacQueen. He was member St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and was employed Devco until his retirement. He was a member of the Orange Lodge and was an avid outdoorsman. Surviving are his former wife, Regis Campbell; daughters, Donna Arsenault, Sydney Mines; Lois MacDonald, North Sydney; Jacklyn MacQueen, Toronto; sons, Wayne, Lorne, Ronnie, Sydney Mines; James, Edmonton; sisters, Beth Scott, Sydney Mines; Lois Caldwell, Ontario; brother, Norman, Sydney Mines; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sons, Donnie, Ricky in infancy; sisters, Kaye Ritchie, Marnie MacDonald; brother, Charles. Funeral 3 p.m. today, in Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home and Chapel, Rev. Ian MacLeod officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery.
MAHON, Brian Alphonsus - 47, Cole Harbour, passed away June 9, 2000 at home. Born in Perth, Ont., he was a son of Jean Mahon and the late Al Mahon. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in March of 1974 as a Marine Combat Systems Engineering Officer and after two years of training, was posted to HMCS Saguenay in 1980. After two more years of training he was then posted to HMCS Annapolis immediately followed by a three year posting to HMCS Margaree, as the ship's Combat Systems Engineer. In 1983 he was posted to Canadian Forces Fleet School, Halifax. As modernization took hold of the Canadian Forces, Brian was posted to Toronto to the TRUMP Offices, and using his expertise there he was posted to Ottawa to continue with the TRUMP work. In 1991, he was selected for ammunition technical training in London, England. It was there that he met his wife, Bette and after a whirlwind courtship, he brought her back to Canada where he was posted to CFAD Bedford. In 1994, he was posted to the Naval Engineering Unit in Halifax and in 1996 he was posted to FMF Cape Scott. Surviving are his wife, the former Bette Hickman; daughter, Tracey Sear (Kevin), United Kingdom; sons, Simon (Sue), United Kingdom; brothers, Bill Mahon (Bette), Carp, Ont.; Rick Mahon, Brockville, Ont.; Wayne Mahon (Donna) Arnprior, Ont.; sisters, Arlene, Smith Falls, Ontario; Marlene Fox (Barry), Brockville, Ont.; grandchildren, James, Charlotte and Connor; nieces, Sarah, Jessica and Jill Mahon; Amber Bissonette; Jennifer Hodgson. He was predeceased by sister, Colleen Hodgson. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home. A military service will be held at St. Brendan's Chapel, Stadacona in CFB Halifax at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, followed by a celebration of life at the CFB Halifax Officer's Mess. Friends and family are welcome to share in Brian's life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
McLEOD, Evan Graham - 69, of 162 Brookside Street, Glace Bay passed away peacefully at his residence, Monday, June 12, 2000. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Charles and Mamie (MacKeigan) MaLeod. Mr. McLeod was a former employee of the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board. He is survived by his wife, the former Janet Warner; two sons, Brian (Celeste) and Gordon; four daughters, Nora (Gerard MacLellan), Katherine (Scott Woodburn), Laura (John Healey), and Lesley (Brent Oncale); one sister, Vera. Evan will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Callum and Pauline McLeod; Jeffrey MacLellan and Courtney and Jared Healey. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Gordon MacLeod. Visitation for the late Mr. McLeod will be held Wednesday 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. Funeral service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Matthews officiating. Cremation will follow. Burial will be at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in Evan's memory to the Parkinson's Foundation of Nova Scotia.
MOORE, David William - 73, Linden, Cumberland Co., passed away June 10, 2000, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Linden, he was a son of the late Wylie and Grace (Mitchell) Moore. He was a member of Renwick United Church, Linden, and had spent most of his life working as a lobster fisherman and farmer. He also worked for many years as a licensed oil burner technician. Surviving are his wife, the former Beth Webster; sons, Scott and wife Patti, Linden; Alan and wife Bev, Amherst Head; John and wife Betty Ann, Linden; grandchildren, Alexander, Mitchell, Nicolas and Patrick; sisters, Gerry Crockett and Elva Sinnis, both of Hopewell; Edith Weeks and husband John, Embarras Portage, Alta.; brother, Andy Moore and wife Inez, Amherst; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Kay Logan and Louise Moore; three infant sisters and one infant brother. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today in Renwick United Church, Linden, Rev. Heber Colbourne officiating. A private family interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery, Linden. Family flowers only. Doantions may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.
PELLEY, Linister Cecil - 70, Waverley, passed away June 12, 2000 at home. Born in Summerford, Nfld., he was a son of the late Stephen and Ivy (Price) Pelley. Surviving are daughters, Louise Peckford, Gander Bay, Nfld.; Lorraine Pelley, Waverley; Lovetta Pelley, Keswick, Ont.; sons, Llewelyn, Twillingate, Nfld; Leroy, Brampton, Ont.; brothers, Wilbert, Cottrells Cove, Nfld.; Tom, Summerford, Nfld.; sisters, Gertrude Pelley, Minnie Brown, Maisie Gates, Marilyn Wheeler, all of Summerford, Nfld.; seven grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister in infancy. Service to be held at a later date in Summerford, Newfoundland. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangments entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville.
PORTER, Blaine Leeman - 43, Port Williams, passed away suddenly Saturday, June 10, 2000, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Wolfville, he was a son of Eric and June (Eaton) Porter, Canard, Kings Co. He was a resident of Port Williams for 16 years and was employed with Weavexx Kentville for the past 23 years as a weaver and finisher. He was a member of the Port Williams United Baptist Church and also spent many hours on the new addition of the church as a volunteer. Blaine was a kind, caring and loving husband and father who enjoyed spending precious time with his family. He is survived by his wife, the former Marlene McKinnon; daughters, Laura and Kimberly, at home; sister, Gwen (Edward) Hickey, Canning; mother-in-law, Leota McKinnon, Port Williams; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by brother, Gordon. Funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m., from the Port Williams United Baptist Church, Rev. Murray Shaw and Lic. Elizabeth Johnson officiating. Burial in the Habitant Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donations to the memorial fund for Laura and Kimberly Porter in Blaine's memory c/o the Royal Bank in New Minas.
REESE, Leora Johneva - 76, Berwick, formerly of Waterville, Kings Co., passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Kentville, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Lena (Porter) Hudgins. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Ortona Branch #69, Berwick, and an adherent of St. Andrew's United Church, Waterville. Surviving are sons, Frank (Joan) Hazel, Waterville; Willard Hazel, St. Catharine's, Ont.; Leon (Mary) Hazel, Berwick; daughter, Hilda (Kenneth) Pulsifer, Berwick; sisters, Leona (Vernon) Dalton, South Waterville; Dorothy (Allison) Reese, Berwick; grandchildren, Garfield, Lawrence, David, Kenneth, Keith; Kathy, Jason; William; Jeffrey, William; 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Ferdinal Reese; sons, Daniel and William; brothers, Frank Emery in infancy, and Wilfred; sisters, Edith O'Hara, Mildred Dalton, and Flora Saunders. The funeral service and a Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary Service will both be held at 2 p.m., today, June 13, 2000, in St. Andrew's United Church, Waterville, Rev. Donald MacPherson officiating. Burial in the Waterville Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
ROODE, Caroline Georgia - It is with deepest regret that the family of the late Caroline Georgia Roode, Downing Road, Onslow Mountain, announces her sudden passing on June 9, 2000, after a brief illness. Caroline was the daughter of the late Charles and Sarah (Ouderkirk) White. She is survived by her loving husband, Kenneth; her treasured children, Sally Ann Miers (Perry), Dartmouth; Susan Lynn Owen (Dale Luttmer) Calgary, Alta.; also her precious granddaughter, Sarah Jane Miers, Dartmouth. She is also survived by sister, Anna Mae Reid, Truro; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She has left a legacy of her love, wisdom, and a warm sense of humour to both her children and granddaughter. To those who knew Caroline, her spirit will be remembered always. Our mother was blessed with two guardian angels, Stirling, a dear neighbour, and Charles, her special nurse. At mother's request, there will be no funeral service or visitation. We invite family and friends to a graveside committal service which will be at Belmont Cemetery 2 p.m. today, June 13, Rev. Cye Mersereau officiating. In lieu of floral tributes, donations will be welcomed by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, c/o Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro. Be at peace with God's angels.
ROSS, Anna Rosamund - 81, 20 Clyde Ave., Sydney Mines, passed away June 11, 2000, in Northside General Hospital. She was born in Oxford to Rev. J.W. O'Brien and Matilda (Annear) and lived her early years in various communities in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, notably Yarmouth and Saint John. She moved to Sydney Mines in 1939 where her father was minister of Carman United Church until 1949, and she herself organist and choir director for a number of years. She graduated in music from Mount Allison University and was an accomplished tennis player. Surviving are stepdaughters, Jean Duplisea, Halifax; Mora Oxley, Toronto; sons, John Hugh, Halifax; Peter, North Sydney; Norman, at home; two nephews; nine grandchildren; companion, John Van Auken. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald W. Ross; stepdaughter, Margaret (Duval); brother, Arthur O'Brien; sister, Gertrude Hilchie. Funeral 3 p.m. today in Carman United Church, Clyde Ave., Sydney Mines, Rev. Karen Ralph officiating. Donations to Carman United Church or any charity.
ROSS, Hattie Mae - 76, Clam Point, Shelburne Co., passed away June 10, 2000, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Clam Point, she was a daughter of the late Reuben and Ella (Cunningham) Ross. She was a member of the Island Gospel Tabernacle, Clam Point. Surviving are sons, Carson, Woods Harbour; Blanchard, Morris, Clam Point; daughters, Iona Brannen, Clam Point, Heather Jones, Clarks Harbour; brothers, Wesley, Newellton; Reuben, Clam Point; Victor, North East Point; sisters, Isabelle Brannen, Jessie Quinlan, Molly Hatfield, Susie Ross, Clam Point; Dorothy Greenwood, Woods Harbour; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Basil A.; son, Wallace; brother, Guy; sister, Phyllis. Funeral 3:30 p.m. today in H. Huskilson's Memorial Chapel, Barrington, Rev. Daniel Dunnett officiating. Burial in Atlantic Cemetery, Stoney Island. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association.
SCOTCHBURN, Marilyn Patricia - 59, Halifax, passed away June 8, 2000, at home. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Patrick Garety and Ida Mercer . She was a volunteer and member of the White Ensign Legion 129 for many years. Her hard work raising her three children will not be forgotten. Surviving are her husband, William Scotchburn; daughter, Candice Romans, Dartmouth; sons, Keith Garety, Halifax; Blair Romans, Halifax; sister, Lois Garety, Dartmouth; brother, Wayne Mercer, Dartmouth; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, June 13, in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, Robie Street, Rev. Bill Dye officiating. Burial in St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Terence Bay. Donations to Canadian Red Cross Society, VON, Palliative Care or any charity.
SMILEY, Verna Grace - 74, Welsford, Kings Co., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her husband and daughters on Monday, June 12, 2000. Born in Welsford, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Tilly (Evans) Palmer. She had worked in the Berwick Post Office and Wilson's Drug Store. She enjoyed round dancing, ladies golf, and quilting. She volunteered for the Canadian Cancer Society and Meals on Wheels. She was a member of the Berwick Baptist Church, Welsford-Weston-Somerset Auxiliary, the Rainbow and Apple Valley Square Dancer Clubs and the Elderobic Group. Surviving are husband, Roderick Smiley; daughters, Jocelyn (John) Askew, Kentville; Bonita (Phillip) Veinotte, Hammonds Plains; grandchildren, Erin, Alyson, Robbie Veinotte; Jane and Jeffery Askew; brother, Norman (Ina) Palmer, Welsford; sister, Doris (Reg) Foley, Centreville; stepsons, Wayne (Francine) Smiley, Moncton, N.B.; Kenneth Aubrey Smiley, both of Halifax; six step grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Allison Ward. No visitation. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2000, in the Berwick Baptist Church. Reverend Shawn Kehoe officiating. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or any charity. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick.
STODDARD, Albert David "Hummy" - 77, Bear Point, Shelburne Co., passed away June 9, 2000, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Bear Point, he was a son of the late Albert and Ida (Atwood) Stoddard. He served overseas in the Second World War from 1943 to 1946 with the Corp of Engineers. He was a dedicated fisherman for 43 years and a loyal Atlanta Braves fan. Surviving are his wife, the former Edith Goldie Wickens; sons, Timothy (Joy), Bear Point; John (Angela), Woods Harbour; granddaughters, Melissa, Christina; sister, Dorothy Nickerson, Woods Harbour. He was predeceased by sisters, Janet, Evelyn, Helen, Lillian. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today in Bear Point United Baptist Church, Rev. Edwin Allen officiating. Burial will be in the Birch Hill Cemetery, Bear Point. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Bear Point United Baptist Church, Birch Hill Cemetery or any charity.
TAYLOR, Dorothy Marie - 72, of Kentville, Kings Co., N.S., passed away June 9, 2000 at home. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Russell Brown and Evangeline (Landry) Weir. She was a graduate of Kings County Academy in Kentville; and a graduate of the Yarmouth Hospital School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. She obtained her training as an operating room nurse at the Shriner's Hospital, Montreal; following which she took up similar duties at the Blanchard - Fraser Memorial Hospital, Kentville, until she started to raise her family. She was a former member of the I.O.D.E. and the Rotary Ann's as well as a long term member of the Ken-Wo Golf and Country Club. She was an avid golfer, gardener, bridge player, traveller, art lover and naturalist. She is survived by a son, Kenneth Edward (Marilynne), Whitehouse, Yukon; daughters, Paula Rae (Dr. David Kirkpatrick), Halifax; Anne Marie (Denis del Giudice), New Jersey; sister, Margaret Daniels, Kelowna, B.C.; five grandchildren, Katie, David, Matthew, Stacey and Leigh; and two nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Leroy Taylor; and step father, Arthur Weir. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, in the Kentville United Baptist Church, Kentville. Rev. Dr. Philip Griffin-Allwood and Reverend Dr. Freeman Fenerty officiating. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery, Berwick. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the K. Leroy Taylor and Dorothy M. Taylor Scholarship fund at Acadia University, c/o H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville, B4N 2K5; or to a charity of choice.
WADE, Shelly Ann - 37, Spryfield, passed away June 10, 2000, at home. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Esther Margaret (Murphy) Boudreau, Spryfield, and the late William A. Boudreau. She was employed for over 13 years with MT&T and she was a member of the Ladies Guild of St. James Anglican Church, Herring Cove. Surviving are her husband, Michael; daughter, Lee-Anne; and son Michael-James "M.J.", both at home; brother, William, Spryfield; Michael, Williamswood; Daniel, Bedford; Dana, Antigonish; maternal grandmother, Ethel M. Murphy, Herring Cove. She was predeceased by maternal grandfather, Stanley Murphy; paternal grandparents, William and Cecelia Boudreau. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, June 13, 2000 in St. James Anglican Church, Herring Cove, Rev. Ron Appleton officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Donation to Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII.
WRIGHT, Sylvia Ann - 56, of Middle Sackville, passed away June 10, 2000 at QEII, Health Sciences Building. Born in Kentville, she was the daughter of Evelyn (Schofield) Harvey of Kentville and the late Roland Harvey. She is survived by her husband William "Bill"; sisters, Lillian Farmer, Kentville; Kathleen Jefferson, Upper Tantallon; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Barb and Jack Hall; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, June 15, 2000 Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Lower Sackville, John Giggey officiating. Burial at later date. Arrangement entrsusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or a local Jehovah Witness Congregation.