NOVA SCOTIA - Antigonish - Miscellaneous Obituaries from The Evening News
Posted By: GenealogyBuff Date: Friday, 23 October 2009, at 2:27 p.m.
Helen Jean English Rhude
NEW GLASGOW/MERIGOMISH - Helen Jean English Rhude, 91, of the Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow, formerly of Merigomish passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2006, in the Manor.
Born in Thorburn, she was a daughter of the late William Edward and Jennie Mitchell (MacDonald) English. Helen had been a resident of Merigomish for over 35 years and also formerly resided in Thorburn and Cape Breton. She was a member of Trinity United Church, and an adherent of St. Paul�s Presbyterian Church, Merigomish.
Helen is survived by a son, Cecil William (Ann), Sheet Harbour; daughter, Adelaide (Harry) MacDonald, Merigomish; daughter-in-law, Valerie Rhude, Sydney; seven grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren; sister, Christine Lorge, Thorburn.
She was predeceased by her husband, Simon Martell Giffin Rhude, son, Melvin Scott, brothers, Lloyd and Roderick and a sister, Margaret White.
The family will receive visitors from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday in the H. W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, from where funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday from the chapel with Rev.Gail Johnson-Murdock officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Merigomish.
Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Helen may be made to St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Merigomish, the Heart and Stroke Fund or a charity of one's choice.
Harry Edward Moore
HAMILTON, ONT. - Harry Edward Moore, age 87, of Hamilton, Ontario and formerly of New Glasgow, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2006 in Hamilton after a brief illness.
Born in Albany, PEI, he was a son of the late Edward and Mary (Gratto) Moore.
He is survived by son Rick; daughter Karon Hill; grandchildren Lisa, Benjamin; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife the former Katherine Dyck, brother Joseph, sisters Alva Foote Stewart, Minnie Murray, Edith Hamilton and Clara Stewart.
Funeral and burial will take place in Hamilton. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Irene Ethel MacPherson
RIVERTON - Irene Ethel MacPherson, 91, Valley View Villa, Riverton, formerly of Abercrombie, passed away Saturday, October 7, 2006, in the Villa.
Born at Murray Harbour North, P.E.I., she was a daughter of the late Ernest S. B. and Janie (Dunbar) Graham.
She was a resident of P.E..I and Ottawa before moving to Pictou County in 1946. Irene was a member of First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, where she was a former choir member and a life member of the Catherine Mair Missionary Society. She was active in community affairs in Abercrombie where she resided.
Irene was a former employee of McDonnell and McEwan Law Offices in New Glasgow and Statistics Canada. She was an avid family historian.
Irene is survived by a daughter, Louise (Robert) Bryden, Ottawa; grandsons Sean and Jonathan; great grandson, Tyson; brother, Archie (Helen), Ottawa; nieces, Jennifer Graham, Mirimachi; Etta Vinson, Lethbridge, Alberta; nephew, Peter Graham, Ottawa; sister-in-law, Joan Houston, Mirimachi.
She was predeceased by her husband, John Robert MacPherson; sister, Mildred Graham; brother, Sgt. George Dunbar.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Oct. 10, in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, from First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, with Rev. Dr. Glen Matheson officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. A public graveside service will be held in the Murray Harbour North Cemetery, P.E.I., Thursday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m.
Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Irene may be made to Murray Harbour North Presbyterian Church, P.E.I., or First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow.
Harold 'Oran' MacLean
New Glasgow - Harold 'Oran' MacLean, 72, Prince Street, New Glasgow, passed away Saturday, October 7, 2006, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.
Born on the Magdalen Islands, he was a son of the late Francis Robert and Effie (Keating) MacLean.
Oran had been a resident of New Glasgow all his married life. He served in the army for three years. After leaving the army, he worked as a welder at Hawker Siddley and Maritime Steel. He then worked for a time in construction. Oran was a member of Branch 34 Royal Canadian Legion, New Glasgow, he volunteered with the John Howard Society and was a member of the Pictou County Writers Group. Oran also taught painting lessons and loved to dance.
He is survived by his wife, Lorraine (Griffin) MacLean; his children, Eddy, Oran and Faye Ann, all of Ontario; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson; sister, Faye (Clarence) Spears, Sylvester; brother, Chesley (Joyce) MacLean, Burlington, Ontario.
Oran was predeceased by sisters, Ada and Erma; brothers Burns, Arthur and Nicholas.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, from where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Dr.Glen Matheson and Rev. Cathy Laskey officiating. Burial will be in Lorne St. Cemetery.
Family flowers only.
Donations in memory of Oran may be made to the Aberdeen Palliative Care Society or a charity of your choice.
James Henderson 'Jimmie' Darroch
STELLARTON - James Henderson 'Jimmie' Darroch, 72, South Ford St. Stellarton, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2006, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.
Born in Westville he was the son of the late Allan Scott, and Hannah (Courts) Darroch. He was a member of Sharon St. John United Church,Stellarton. Jimmie was a coal miner working in different coal mines in the county. He then served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 12 years with the Black Watch as well as the Signal Corps. Following his service he returned to coal mining in the county and then went on to work at Maritime Steel from where he retired in 1997 due to ill health. Also worked on the Westray Draeger Crew, receiving the Governor General Bravery Medal. Honorary member of the International Moulders Union.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Eleanor Aileen (Wallace) ; daughters, Brenda (Gary) Sartoris, Oshawa Ont.; Valerie (Gerry) Stretch, Campbell Croft Ont.; Wendy (Allan) Doyle,Plymouth; sons, Kevin (Theresa), Marshdale; Allan (Sandra) Plymouth; sisters, Esther (Vernon) DeMings, Sylvester; Audrey Doggett, Greenhill;sisters-in-law, Florrie Darroch, New Glasgow; Mary Darroch, New Glasgow; special sister and brother-in-law, Ron and Gloria Clyburn, Plymouth; special niece, June Rosborough, Alma; special nephew, Angus Darroch, Thorburn; grandchildren: Michelle, Peggy Ann, Chris, Angela, Korry, Alexander (serving in Afghanistan); Allison, Jennifer, Jayme, Shelby; great grandchildren: Christine, Gale, and Scott Langille; Alesha and Coleman Dennis; many nieces, nephews, cousins; special pets: Fluffy, Mesha, Nate, Mindy and Susie.
He was predeceased by sisters, Elizabeth Darroch, in infancy; May Marshall, Viola MacDonald; brothers: Henry, Garfield, in infancy; Andrew, Sid, Allie, George, John; grandson, Preston Sartoris, mother and father �in- law, Bruce and Mary Ellen (Turnbull) Wallace.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m.today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in P&K MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday in Sharon St. John United Church, with Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. Interment will be in Brookside Cemetery, New Glasgow.
Family flowers only. Donations may be made in Jimmie�s memory to the Aberdeen Palliative Care Society.
George Harvey Allard
STELLARTON - George Harvey Allard, 78, of Stellarton, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2006, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.
Born at MacLellan's Mountain, he was a son of the late George and Barbara (Hefferman) Allard.
He was a resident of Stellarton for most of his life. He worked for the C.N.R. (B&B) for 42 years. George was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Stellarton.
He is survived by his wife, Mary (Gerrior) Allard; daughters, Margaret (Donnie) Koszkulics, Little Harbour; Cindy (Dwight) MacNeil, Westville; sons: Jimmie (Judy), Edmonton; Edward (Sharon), Stellarton; Richard (Heather), MacLellan's Mountain; Douglas (Vince), Edmonton; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; chosen grandson, Chris Wright; sister, Dorothy MacKenzie, Riverton.
George was predeceased by brothers: Clarence (Pat), Hardy, Oakley, Granville; and Hadley in infancy; sister, Loretta Hodgson.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by request. A public memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Christ Anglican Church, Stellarton, with Rev. Aidan Kingsbury officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall.Burial will be in MacLellan�s Mountain Cemetery.
Family flowers only. Donations in memory of George may be made to the Aberdeen Palliative Care Society or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of the H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton.
WESTVILLE - Hugh Fraser, age 63 years, Carmen's Lane, Westville, passed away with his family by his side, Monday, May 1, 2006, in the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, after a brief illness.
Born in Pictou, he was a son of the late George and Agnes (MacKenzie) Fraser.
Hugh spent his early years growing up in Salem. He was employed at TrentonWorks over 30 years. He was a former member of Scotia Lodge #11, I.O.O.F. He enjoyed travelling in his camper and being outdoors.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Paula (Mabey); daughter, Sally and grandson, Dylan, Westville; son, James �Jay� (Pauline), Westville; step-daughter, Mellie, Westville; sister, Helen MacKenzie (Gordon), Sunridge; brother, Danny (Joyce), Westville; and brother-in-law, Jimmie MacMillan, New Glasgow.
He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Faye MacMillan.
Visitations will be held today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday from Eagles Funeral Chapel, Westville, with Rev. Doug Pilsworth officiating. Burial will be in the Auburn Cemetery.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax.
Martha Margaret Miller Rogers, R.N.
STELLARTON - Martha Margaret Miller Rogers departed from this life on Wednesday, April 19, 2006, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.
She was 89 years old. Martha was the youngest daughter of the late Benjamin E. and Annabelle (Wadden) Rogers.
Her brother, Benjamin (Bennie), her sister, Mary (Henry) MacDonald, and her grandnephew, Kyle MacDonald predeceased her.
Martha lived in Stellarton until she was 23, when she left to study nursing at St. Joseph�s Hospital in Toronto. After graduation she practised for some 40 years, largely as a private duty nurse. She made Stellarton her home again in 1979, when she returned to look after her ailing mother. Martha was a member of the Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary, the Sharon St. John United Church, and the United Church Women (Catherine Cutten - Maude Rogers Unit). She was part of the Stellarton Seniors and Line Dancing Group.
Her nephews, Bill MacDonald (Natalia) of Alberta and Stephen MacDonald (Robin) of California, as well as four grandnieces: Jennifer, Roxane, Melissa and Kelsey, and two grandnephews, Michael and Jonathan, hold her in fond remembrance.
Her remains have been cremated. A public memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 4th at the Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton, with Rev. John Roy officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Burial will be in the Brookside Cemetery.
Donations in Martha�s memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association (101-137 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3S 1B3; phone 1-800-326-7712) or to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements under the direction of the H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton.
Elmer Wayne (Toby) Jennex
TRENTON - Elmer Wayne (Toby) Jennex, age 63, of Albion Street, Trenton, passed away Monday, May 1, 2006, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.
Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Otis and Florence (Stewart) Jennex.
He was an employee of Trenton Works. He lived all his life in Trenton except when he was a member of the military serving overseas with the Royal Canadian Signal Corps. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 29. He was an avid hunter, dart and card player, and fisherman, fishing at Coddles Harbour.
He is survived by his best friend and companion, Lorraine Taylor; his children: Lesley (John), McDuff, Lismore; Wayne (Flora) Burns, Lismore; Sheila Wilcox (Alex), Trenton; Shelly Sohm, Ontario; and six grandchildren; Lorraine�s children: John (Lori) Taylor, Janice (Richard) MacPherson; Shawna Taylor (Robbie); George (Michelle) Taylor; sisters: Anne (Elmer) DeYoung, New Glasgow; Dalphene Rankin (Bill), Edmonton; Deanna Curry (Brian), Alberta; step-brothers and sisters: John Fraser, Scott Fraser, Sandra Fraser, Heather McCowan; step-mother, Betty Jennex, Trenton; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, the former Loretta Ann Burns and a brother, Stewart.
Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the R.H. Porter Funeral Home Trenton. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday in Christ the King Roman Catholic Church with Father Robert Day officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Lung Association or a charity of choice.
Meghan Rosalie Hingley
LOWER SACKVILLE - Meghan Rosalie Hingley, infant twin daughter of Erin and Chris Hingley of Queens Court, Lower Sackville, passed away in the arms of her loving family on Saturday, April 29, 2006, in the I.W.K. Health Centre, Halifax.
Surviving besides her parents are her twin sister, Katelyn Marie, at home; maternal grandmother, Carmella Murphy, Stellarton; paternal grandparents, Sandra and Freddie Hingley, Willowdale; great-grandparents, James M. (Mickey) and Isabel Murphy, New Glasgow; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was predeceased by her grandfather, Jim Murphy.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday from Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Stellarton, with Father Bill Burke officiating. Burial will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville, NS, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2006.
Donations in memory of Meghan may be made to the I.W.K. Health Centre, Halifax.
PLYMOUTH - Reid Lindburgh MacDonald, Plymouth Road, Plymouth, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2006, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Truro, he was a son of the late John and Margaret (Sinclair) MacDonald.
He lived most of his early life in Salt Springs. A millwright by trade, he worked at Hawker Siddeley Limited, Trenton, until his retirement in 1980. Reid enjoyed old time music and dancing. He was a member of Sharon St. John United Church.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 56 years, Frances (Sutherland); and son, Gerald (Bev), Truro; daughter, Sharon Delaney (Bruce), Truro; grandchildren: Terry (Gail) and Karen (Al) Delaney; Brittany and Natasha MacDonald, and several great-grandchildren.
Visitations will be held today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. from Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. His funeral service will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. from Eagles Funeral Home Chapel, Westville, with Rev. John Roy officiating. Burial will be in Cross Roads Cemetery, Valley.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Unit.
Vera Blanche Taylor
Vera Blanche Taylor, 87, West Lochaber, Antigonish County, passed away on April 30, 2006, at St. Martha's Regional Hospital.
Born in Denver, Guysborough County, she was the daughter of the late Fisher and Elizabeth (Fenton) Archibald.
Vera was a graduate of Pictou Business College. In 1941 she married Stirling Taylor, who was a well know strawberry grower. She was active in her church and community. In her early years she was a member of the Sunlight Rebekah Lodge, East River St. Mary's. She served as treasurer, Sunday school teacher and was an active member of the women's ministries of Bethel Community Church. She was a founding member of the Women's Institute of Lochaber. Vera spent much time quilting and knitting and gardening.
Surviving are daughter, Elizabeth (Murray) MacHattie, Coalburn; sons, Robert (Betsy) Taylor, Lochaber; Philip (Kimberley) Taylor, Dartmouth; sisters: Isabel (Russell) Porter, Dartmouth; Hazel Gunn, Denver; Muriel (Eldon) Taylor, Dartmouth; Ruth (James) MacKay, Truro; brothers: Joe Archibald, Caledonia; Frank (Muriel) Archibald, Eldon (Olive) Archibald and Raymond Archibald all of Denver; sisters-in-law: Joyce and Ethel Archibald of Denver and Marilyn Archibald, Alysford; grandchildren: Julia (Dwane) Taylor, James (Sherri) Taylor, Kimberley (Trevor) Ross, Jason Taylor, Ashley (Millicent) MacHattie, Jennifer Taylor, Bobbi-Jo (Jason) Mahar, Korianna Taylor, Jennika Taylor, Peter Taylor; great-grandchildren: Deanna Taylor, Jeffrey Mahar, Jamie Mahar, Blake Taylor, twins - Alisa and Mitchell Ross.
She was predeceased by her husband, Stirling; brothers: Clarence, Robert and Harold; infant brother, John; sister-in-law, Margaret; brother-in-law, Stewart.
Visitation will be in Bethel Community Church, Lochiel Lake, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. from where funeral will be held on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. with Reverend Freda Steeves and Reverend Timothy Archibald presiding.
Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Aspen.
Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or Evergreen Cemetery.
Arthur Byron 'Deke' Morrell
Inadvertently omitted from the obituary of Arthur Byron �Deke� Morrell, was the name of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Margaret Lowe, IOOF Home, Pictou.
Mr. Morrell passed away July 9, 2006. His funeral service was held from First Sackville Presbyterian Church, Lower Sackville, 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, with Rev. Dr. P.A. �Sandy� McDonald officiating.
Henricus Johannus "Harry" VAN DER PUTTEN
VAN DER PUTTEN, Henricus Johannus "Harry" 81, Antigonish, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 24, 2007 at St. Martha�s Regional Hospital. Born in Bakal, Netherlands, on November 26, 1925, he was the son of the late Cornelius and Maria (Van Der Weyer) van der Putten.
After arriving at Pier 21 in 1951 with his wife Antonia (Toni-1925-1984) they settled in Oakfield and then moved to Lochaber, Antigonish County where he spent a rewarding life farming. After retiring Harry moved to Antigonish town were he spent many happy years.
He is loved and remember by his wife Elizabeth "Betty"(Haverkort) van der Putten; his son Neil (Brenda) van der Putten, Edmonton; daughters, Mary (Mike) Penny, Linwood; Joanne (Walter) Duggan; Upper South River; Francine (Barry) Pelley, Ottawa; and Tonia (Giles) Hemsing, Calgary; and stepchildren, Johanna "Annie" (Donald) Duggan and John (Genenieve) Haverkort, St. Joseph�s; Minnie (Sander) Burke, Merigomish; Elizabeth (Hugh) Ryan, Mattie Settlement; William Haverkort, Calgary and Geraldine (Ricky) Delorey, St. Joseph�s; step daughter-in-law Joan (Henry) Haverkort. Harry�s legacy includes 38 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his first wife Antonia (Haazen) van der Putten; a son Francis Anthony; stepson Henry Haverkort; grandson, Colin Brent Duggan; and his three brothers and a sister, Marinus; Thies; John and Catoo.
Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 on Thursday, March 1st in C.L. Curry Funeral Home 135 College Street, Antigonish. Liturgy of Christian burial at 10:00 amon Friday in St. Ninian�s Cathedral with Reverend Ray Huntley presiding. Burial at a later date in St. Patrick�s Parish Lochaber. Donations in Harry�s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association. On line condolences at email@example.com
John Alexander MacGillivray
MacGillivray, John Alexander, 73, Lakevale, Antigonish County passed away, surrounded by his loving family, on October 26, 2007 in St. Martha�s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Born in Antigonish, he was the eldest son of the late John Alex and Margaret (Blackburn) MacGillivray.
Johnny was a well respected carpenter and member of his community. He will be fondly remembered for his sharp wit and unique sense of humor.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Cathy (Falkenham); five sons: John "Jackie", Maryvale; Cyril A. (Donna Marie), Truro; Gerard (Karen), Gaspereaux Lake; Melvin (Kathryn), Ballantyne�s Cove; Paul (Charlene), Dartmouth; daughter: Bernice (Eraldo) D�Angelo, Burnaby, B.C.; brothers: Cyril, Addington Forks; Leo (Donalda), Antigonish; Vincent (Bobbi), Arisaig; Allan, Arisaig; Tony, Lanark; Kenneth (Kim) and Phillip (Joan) both of Fort St. James, B.C.; sisters: Mary Deschamps, Antigonish; Kathleen Knocton, Heatherton; Florence (Donald) Collins, Antigonish.
He was predeceased by brothers: Hughie, Frank, Angus, Colin, Gerald, Douglas and Wayne.
Visitation will be in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish on Saturday from 7 to 9 pm and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral will be held in St. Columba Church, Lakevale on Monday at 11:00 am. Burial in the parish cemetery.
Donations in memory may be made to St. Martha�s Hospital Foundation.
Frances J. Hatch
Hatch, Frances J. ,96, formerly of Old South River Road, Antigonish passed away on January 12, 2004 in the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish.
Frances was born in Alder River, Guysborough Co. She moved to Massachusetts at an early age where she worked for New England Tel & Tel for many years. She and her husband Joe retired to Antigonish in the late 1970�s.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are many cousins in Antigonish area and Ontario.
She was predeceased by husband Joseph in 1987.
Visitation will be in C.L. Curry Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral will be held on Thursday at 10:00 am in St. Ninian�s Cathedral with Reverend Andrew Boyd officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home Foundation.
Gregory �Greg� McCarron
Antigonish Businessman passes away.
McCarron, Gregory , 45, Lower South River, Antigonish County died January 15, 2004 in the QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax as the result of a tragic work related accident.
Born in Antigonish, he was the son of Mary (MacPherson) McCarron and the late Leo McCarron. Greg was a devoted and loving husband of Gertie. His children Carla, Lee, Paul and Jeffrey were the absolute light of his life. Greg never missed an opportunity to share his time and love with them. He took pride in all their accomplishments and was always in attendance for these events. Greg was best known for his love of life and living it to the fullest. His advice to all was just "RELAX". Greg will always be remembered for how much he enjoyed a good meal. The opportunity to talk and share a story was always a priority. This was evident to all because his cell phone was rarely out of his possession. Motor biking, tractor pulling, camping and travel were just some of the things Greg enjoyed most. He shared these opportunities with family and friends. His genuine good nature and smile will be missed by all. His entrepreneurial pursuits included forestry, construction and trucking. He owned G&G Transport, Timberline Forestry Limited and L.S.R. Transport Ltd.
Besides his mother he is survived by his wife Gertie (Chisholm), daughter, Carla; sons: Lee, Paul and Jeffrey all at home; brothers: Ian (Rhonda), Brierly Brook; Allister (Mary); Owen (Sue Ellen), Kevin (Mary Beth), Lower South River; sisters, Donalda (Marshall MacLaughlin), Addington Forks; Margie (Michael McAloon), St. Stephen, N.B.; Leona (Kevin Burke), Halifax; mother-in-law, Rita Chisholm, Greenwold Manor, Antigonish; sister-in-law, Marguerite (Bill) Benoit; brothers-in-law: Archie, Kelvin (Carole), Carl (Lily) Chisholm all of Antigonish. Greg had a fond affection for and will be greatly missed by his many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles.
Besides his father, he was predeceased by sister-in-law, Wanda; nephew, Shaun McCarron and niece, Giselle Benoit.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Sunday, January 18 and Monday, January 19 in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish. Funeral will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 in St. Andrews Church, St. Andrews.
Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to Early Childhood Intervention, 25 Bay Street, Antigonish,B2G 2G5 or L�Arche Antigonish, 4 West Street, Antigonish, NS B2G 1R8
Greg�s family are truly appreciative of the wonderful care and attention shown by the Colchester County Hospital Emergency Team, EMC attendants and doctors and nurses on 5th Floor Neurology 5.2 QEII. Thank you to such special people.
Allan Alexander MacIsaac
MacIsaac, Allan Alexander,72, of Georgeville,Antigonish Co. died on Saturday January 17, 2004 at home.
Born in Georgeville, he was a son of the late Archie and Eunice (MacIsaac) MacIsaac.
Allan loved the outdoors and animals, a love which he passed on to his children. He was a member of St. George�s Church, Georgeville. He worked various jobs in Ontario before turning his hand to heavy equipment mechanics in Goose Bay, Labrador. He returned to Nova Scotia in 1960. He continued to work as a heavy equipment mechanic until his retirement at age 52 to work on his woodlot. Allie was a strong family man and was very community minded. He will be deeply missed by his family, many friends and neighbors.
He is survived by his wife Charlotte (Roberts), daughters: Yvonne, Brook Village, Cape Breton; Tracy (Bernie), Dartmouth; sons Stuart (Kathy), Georgeville; Archie (Helen), Perth, Ontario; sister, Marie, Georgeville; brother, Bernie, Toronto; grandchildren: Allison, Connor and Jenna, Georgeville.
He was predeceased by a sister, Joan Doucette, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario.
Visitation will be in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass of Chistian Burial will be Wednesday at 11:00 am in St. George�s Church, Georgeville, with Reverend Daniel MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in St. Georges Cemetery, Georgeville.
Memorial donations may be made to the Antigonish Food Bank.
Walter Archibald Williams
Walter Archibald Williams, 56, New Glasgow, formerly of Upper Big Tracadie, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2004 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.
Born in Upper Big Tracadie, he was a son of the late Walter Archibald Sr. and Mary Kathleen (Paris) Williams. He was formerly employed as a pulp cutter and with Eastern Tire.
Surviving are his spouse, Bonnie Davidson; daughters, Devon Moulton, Alicia Davidson, New Glasgow; Anglea Smith; sons, Everett Gero (Kim Jordan), Monastery; Anthony Davidson, Albert Moulton, New Glasgow; sisters, Margaret, Bedford; Catherine, Effie 'Elle', Rita, Monica, Ottawa; brothers, Donald, Upper Big Tracadie; Peter, Joseph, Gerard, New Glasgow; grandchild: Jada Moulton, New Glasgow; step-grandchildren, Kyle and Janetta Christensen, Monastery; many nieces, nephews.
He was predeceased by brother, Anthony in infancy. Visitation will be 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. today in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. His remains will be transferred to the home of his brother Donald Williams, Upper Big Tracadie where they will rest after 2 p.m. Friday. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Peter's Church, Tracadie, Rev. John Barry officiating.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Arrangements are entrusted to C. L. Curry Funeral Services, Antigonish.
Isabell Anne Broussard
Broussard, Isabell Anne, 84, of Pomquet, Antigonish Co., died peacefully on January 29, 2004 at St. Martha�s Regional Hospital, Antigonish surrounded by her family.
Born in Pomquet, she was a daughter of the late Wallace and Mary Jane (Broussard) D�eon.
In her younger years she worked at the Dingle Motel, Lower South River but spent most of her life sewing and knitting for others and was considered a great seamstress. She also enjoyed gardening and spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by sons: Clement (Debbie), Pictou; Jerome (Barb), Pomquet; daughter Elaine (Murray) MacNeil, Pomquet; daughter in law, Betty Broussard, Bedford; grandchildren: Maureena, Robert, Paul, Nathalie, Murray, Shawn, Kenny, Kyle and Joanne; great grandchildren: Jessica, Kaber, Mitchell, Joel and Blake; brother: Joseph (Margaret) DeYoung, Pomquet; sisters: Beatrice MacGrath, Ontario; Mary Elsie O�Brien, Bridgewater; Stella (Francis) Doiron, Pomquet; Johanna (Joseph) MacKenzie, Pomquet and Martha Doyle, Lismore; stepsister: Genevieve McGinnis, Halifax; god children: Aubrey Doiron and Dorothy Ann Mattie and many nieces , nephews and close friends.
She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Broussard; brothers: Charles, Francis, Walter and Raymond; sister: Florence; step mother: Elizabeth (Bessie) and step brother, Jack.
Visitation will be in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish today (Saturday) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral will be held on Sunday at 4:00 pm in Ste, Croix Church, Pomquet with Reverend P.J. Baccardax officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Sainte Anne de Beaupr�, P.O. Box 1000, Ste. Anne deBeaupr�, Que. G0A 3C0, St. Martha�s Regional Hospital Foundation or charity of choice.
Mary Matilda Dakai
Dakai, Mary Matilda, 93, of Jimtown, Antigonish County, formerly of Middle Cape, Cape Breton Co, died peacefully on January 6, 2004 at St. Martha�s Regional Hospital.
Born in L�Ardoise, Richmond Co., she was the daughter of the late Simone and Jane (DeCoste) Sampson.
Tillie lived most of her life in Middle Cape, but moved to Antigonish in 1998 to live with her niece Brenda and the Berthiaume family. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by Brenda, Jerry Sr., Jerry Jr, Breton, Ben, Melissa Anne and Jessie.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charles; son: Clifford; brothers: Joe, Charles, Benny and Alex; sister: Angeline and grand nephew, Luke.
Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 7, 2004 in St. Mary�s Church, Big Pond with Reverend Joe Gillis officiating. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary�s Parish Fund, Big Pond.
Margaret Ann �Peggy� MacCarville (Venedam),
MacCarville (Venedam), Margaret Ann 'Peggy',59, of Dartmouth , formerly of Pomquet, Antigonish County died January 30, 2004 in Dartmouth General Hospital.
Born in Antigonish, she was a loving daughter of Joseph R. 'Rudolph' and the late Mae Venedam. Pomquet. Peggy was a wonderful seamstress. She enjoyed gardening and playing bingo. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.
Besides her father, she is survived by her loving husband, Bobby, daughters: Marlene, Susan and Shelly; grandchildren: Jocelyne, Austin, Zoey all of Dartmouth; brothers: Francis (Loretta), Peter (Kathy), Pomquet John (Beth), Ottawa; sister: Theresa (Gary) Hewett, Ottawa.
Besides her mother she was predeceased by a son , David.
Visitation will be in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral will be held on Monday at 6:30pm in Ste. Croix Church, Pomquet with Reverend P.J. Baccardax officiating.
John Arther Murphy
Murphy, John Arther (64), of Antigonish, died suddenly on Sunday. John Arther was born in Hillcrest, Antigonish County, the son of Bernard and Catherine (MacDonald) Murphy.
He was a wonderful and devoted father, grandfather and husband. He will be forever remembered for his generous spirit, keen sense of social justice, and his strong desire to understand and help the people around him. He was a kind, gentle and caring presence in his community near and far. He was passionate about making the world a better place for us all and renowned for his unlimited hospitality and sense of humour. John Arther studied at St. FX University and graduated from Social Work at Ryerson University. He worked for Development and Peace for over 25 years. His time with Development and Peace allowed him to connect with people from all walks of life here and around the world. His passion and skills to work with and engage people led him naturally to politics. John Arther was active in the New Democratic Party for over 35 years; he was a committed campaigner, candidate, and he worked at various levels of the provincial party. He was currently the Provincial President. His energy and enthusiasm for provincial politics was boundless. His other work included numerous community boards and organizations, Minor A sports, Maritime Fishermen�s Union. He was always ready to lend a helping hand.
John Arther will be dearly missed by his three children, Flora (Francisco Gomes), Michael, Lindsay and granddaughter Mica Lindsay Gomes, his wife Barbara de Marsh and her three children Edwin (Kristen Bell), Lila, and Emilie Pavey, his siblings Theresa (Brian) Flynn, Anne Murphy, DJ (Karen) Murphy, Florence (John) MacLean, Salva (Wayne) Doll and his large extended family.
He was predeceased by his wife Lindsay Myers, his parents, and his brothers Fraser and Hughie Murphy.
Visitation in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm and Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Funeral will be held in St. Ninian's Cathedral on Friday, February 20th at 11:00 am. In Memoriam, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society - Nova Scotia Branch, the Lindsay Health Centre for Women, or the Stephen Lewis Foundation appreciated.
DECEASED PUB. DATE
======== ========= John Graham Holman 10/14/2006
Annabell Benvie 10/14/2006
Mary Audrey Sharpe 10/12/2006
Larry Blaine Steeves 10/12/2006
Raymond Emmanuel "Ray" MacDonald 10/12/2006
George Harvey Allard 10/4/2006
Gordon Archibald Shea 10/2/2006
Katherine Louise Deyman 9/30/2006
Euphemia McCully 9/29/2006
Vivian Ella Maxwell 09/08/2007
Gerald Matthew Campbell 08/08/2007
Minnie Dorenda Johnson 08/08/2007
James Joseph O�Dwyer 08/08/2007
Gilbert C. "Gib" Hiscott 03/08/2007
Leonard Dougall �Dunkie� MacDonald 01/08/2007
Alvin Pettipas 01/08/2007
Raymond Fenwick Thompson 01/08/2007
Mary Grace Clark 31/2007/2007
Glen Jeston Wagner 31/2007/2007
James (Calbert) Best 31/2007/2007
Mary Elizabeth Whitewood 31/2007/2007
Hazel Madeline Matheson 30/2007/2007
Meril Cecile Lane 29/2007/2007
Melville William Coppell 26/2007/2007