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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 183

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 23 April 2008, at 12:40 p.m.

BENNETT, Bernard S. - 81, of Fox River, Cumberland County passed away Monday, February 28, 2000 at South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro. Born in Fraserville, he was the son of the late Ervin and Beatrice (Morris) Bennett. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the Royal Canadian Army. He was a retired lumberman. He is survived by his wife, the former Francis Shaw; a son, Peter, Parrsboro; step-daughter, Laurine Pettis, Fox River; sister, Bella Allen, Toronto; brothers, Basil, Pennfield; Hughie, Howard, both of Williams Lake, B.C.; 8 grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Beulah, Leola, Clara, Daisy; brothers, Wyman, Donald, Roger, Russell, Vernon. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, Rev. Robert Richmond officiating. Memorial donations may be made to South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro, the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia or to a charity of choice.

BEZANSON-McINTOSH, Susan Patricia - 83, formerly of Sterling Villa, Minto St., Glace Bay passed away February 26, 2000, in Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late John and Agnes (Cameron) Corrigan. Surviving are daughters, Cecilia McIntosh, Montreal; Sally McDonald, Glace Bay; Kathy Moffat, Truro; sons, Martin McIntosh, Hamilton; John McIntosh, Glace Bay; Tony McIntosh, Sydney; sisters, Cecilia Olgilvie, Montreal; Mabel, Philadelphia; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Tony McIntosh; second husband, John Bezanson; sisters, Josie, Mary, Kathleen. Funeral 11 a.m. today in St. Anthony's Church, Rev. Jake Andrea officiating. Burial to follow in St. Anne's Cemetery. Donations to any charity.

CLAYTON, Patricia May Frances - 52, Halifax, passed away February 27, 2000 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Winnifred Pauline (Loppie) Clayton and the late George Edward Clayton Sr. She was a member of Cornwallis Street Baptist Church. Surviving are daughters, Denise, Ottawa; Daneen, Halifax; son, Dennis, Ottawa; sisters, Pauline, Grace, Pamela, Winnifred Jr., Halifax; Victoria, Angela, Dartmouth; brothers, George Jr., Joseph Eugene, Michael, Halifax; three grandchildren. She was predeceased by daughter, Deanna; sister, Monica. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, all in Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Rev. Lionel Moriah officiating. Burial will be in Oakridge Memory Gardens.

CLEVELAND, Edith May - passed away February 27, 2000 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax Infimary Site. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Augustus and Blanche Durdle. She is survived by her husband, B.W. Cleveland Sr.; daughter, Mrs. Sharon MacDonald; son, Bertram Cleveland Jr.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughters, Charlotte at birth; Margaret, five years ago; a son at birth. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 29, 2000 in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, where the funeral will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, 2000, Rev. Gus Pendleton officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

COMEAU, Mary Pauline - 77, 3 Queen St., Yarmouth, passed away February 27, 2000, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Yarmouth, she was the daughter of the late Charles Isaac and Helen May (Burns) Briggins. She was a housewife. Surviving are her husband, George Henry Comeau, Yarmouth; son, George Gregory, Yarmouth; daughter, Helen Kathryn Frost, Yarmouth; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Cremation will take place. Burial at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth.

FITZMORRIS, Holly Margaret Rita - 34, passed away peacefully at the Victoria General Hospital on February 28, 2000 in the presence of her loving family, Holly was the only daughter of Jill (Chalker) and Clifford Langin, 10 Torrington Drive, Halifax. Holly was born in Halifax on January 3, 1966. She attended school at the Rockingham School and graduated from Halifax West High School. She attended Mount Saint Vincent University and was employed for a number of years at the Halifax Shipyards. She is survived by her loving husband Tyrone Fitzmorris and a step-son Travis. Also surviving are her brothers, Glenn (Heather) Langin, Summerside, P.E.I. and Scott Langin, Halifax; a nephew, Chance Langin and two nieces, Jillann and Janelle Langin. Holly was a granddaughter of the Honorable J.R. Chalker, St. John's, Nfld. and his late wife, Margaret. She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, H. Clifford and Rita Langin. The remains are resting at Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax with visitation Wednesday, March 1, 2000, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Rockingham United Church, Flamingo Drive, in Halifax on Thursday, March 2, at 2 p.m., the Rev. Mary Haylock officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Holly's memory may be made to Intensive Care Unit, QEII Foundation, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, B3K 6A3.

CORMIER, Marie Catherine - 82, Pere Fiset Guest Home, Cheticamp, passed away February 26, 2000, in the home. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Arsene Boudreau and Elise (Muise) Boudreau. She was a member of St. Peter's Church, Cheticamp. She is survived by daughter, Marie Cecile (Mrs. Ralph Hanam), Baddeck; grandchildren, Angela, Janet, Jason. She was predeceased by brothers, Joseph, Wilfred; sisters, Agnes, Beatrice, Bernadette, Betty, Patricia. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Peter's Church, Cheticamp. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to Pere Fiset Guest Home, Cheticamp.

DOREY, Douglas Vincent - 79, formerly of Acorn Road, Halifax, passed away February 26, 2000 in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in Ingramport, he was a son of the late Edward and Matilda (Jennings) Dorey. He was a longshoreman on the Halifax waterfront for many years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Longshoreman Association 269. He is survived by a daughter, Catherine and her husband William "Bill" Pelrine, Timberlea; brother, Murray, Halifax; grandchildren, Kim and Bill. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mabel Clara Sullivan; brothers, Adolphe and Marshall. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 29, 2000 in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, 2000 in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rev. Val Rhymes officiating. Burial will be in Oakridge Memorial Gardens, Lower Sackville. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

EIKLE, E. Webster - 82, Blockhouse passed away Saturday, February 26, 2000, in the Veterans Unit of the Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Petite Riviere, he was the son of the late Titus and Amy (Johnson) Eikle. He worked various jobs over the years, retiring in 1983 after 20 years of service with the Department of Highways. During the Second World War, he served for a brief time with the Merchant Marines. He was a long-standing member of St. James Anglican Church, Mahone Bay and member of the Veterans Association and Sunnyside Seniors Centre, Chester Basin. He is survived by his mother-in-law, Letitia Veinot, Blockhouse; daughter, Deborah and husband, Ron Thompson, Lapland; son, Donald and companion, Judy Cunningham, Naugler Road; sister, Sylvia Lavender, Mahone Bay; sister-in-law, Viola and husband, Walter Scott; niece, Bonnie and her husband, Allan Hirtle, all of Oviedo, Fla.; grandchildren, Clayton Thompson, Brandi Eikle, Eric Thompson, Gregory Eikle, Patrick Thompson. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Beulah Veinot. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Highway 3, Lunenburg. Funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m. today in St. James Anglican Church, Mahone Bay, Rev. Linda MacDonald officiating. Interment will be in Garden of Rest Cemetery, Blockhouse. Flowers from the immediate family only, memorial donations may be made to the Veterans Unit of the Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, St. James Anglican Church, Mahone Bay or to any charity.

ESTWICK, Marilyn Cecile - 43, 33 Jessome St., Glace Bay, passed away February, 26, 2000, in Glace Bay Healthcare Complex. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of Margaret (Brewster) and the late Joseph Estwick. She was a member of St. Leo's Parish and was employed with the Sobey's grocery chain for the past 25 years and at the time of her death, she was employed with the Sobey's store on Prince Street in Sydney. She served on the board of directors of Brass Tacks and at one time served as treasurer. Surviving are sisters, Julia, Barbara, Margaret, Mrs. Joan Brown, Glace Bay; brother, Joseph, Glace Bay; Walter, British Columbia; a number of nieces and nephews and a goddaughter. She was predeceased by sister, Mary. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Curry Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Leo's Church, Rev. Paul McGillvray officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.

GOLER, Stella Marie - 78, of White Rock, Kings County, passed away Friday, February 25, 2000 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Gaspereau, Kings County, she was a daughter of the late Ada Walsh. She attended the Black River Church, Black River. She was a member of the Comforter Ladies Group. She enjoyed knitting, crafts and making roses. She also loved to travel. She is survived by her sons, William and Cranswick, both of White Rock; Thomas Henry, New Minas; daughters, Marjoire, Auburn; Stella, Blue Mountain; Mary, Josephine, both of New Minas; sister, Freda Croft, Gaspereau; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles; two sons, Cecil and Charles; brother, James Walsh; sister, Josie Arnburg; three grandchildren. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 29, 2000, in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Wolfville, Rev. Paul Goetz officiating. Burial will be in the West Brooklyn Cemetery, West Brooklyn. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

GRASLEY, Jason Mathew, Able Seaman - 24, passed away February 22, 2000 in Victoria, B.C. Born in North Bay, Ontario, he was the son of David Grasley, Moose Jaw, Sask. and Heather (Towers) Boutilier, Lake Echo. He is survived by his stepmother, Francine Grasley, Moose Jaw, Sask., and stepfather, Emmerson, Boutilier, Lake Echo. His family had a strong military background, and lived in various locales throughout the world. Jason was fun-loving and energetic, and enjoyed travelling, and spending time with his friends. He enjoyed watching movies, and was an avid music lover. His family was very important to him. Jason will be remembered for his bright smile, and caring nature. He is also survived by his sister, Jessica Grasley, Lake Echo; step-brothers, Jody, Cody, and Kyle Boutilier, all of Lake Echo; Marin Archambault, Sask.; step-sisters, Annie and Patricia Archambault, Sask.; paternal grandparents, Georgina and Elmer Grasley, Sault Ste. Marie; maternal grandparents, Huguette Hull, North Bay, Ont., Robert Towers, North Bay, Ont. Private family visitation. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, in the Chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Padre J.S. Johns officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the Funeral Home. Family flowers only, donations may be made to any Children's Crisis Centre.

MacGREGOR, Alexander M. "Alex" - Valley View Villa, Riverton, formerly of Big Island where he resided until November 1997, passed away peacefully in his 87th year, surrounded by family members, Friday, February 25, 2000, in the Villa. Born in Big Island, he was a son of the late George Alexander and Mary Jane (Crockett) MacGregor. He was a farmer all his life and a fisherman for 44 years. He was a mail driver for 20 years and was retired from the former Hawker Siddeley, Trenton. He had been married to his late wife for 52 years and was an avid card player in later years. He was a member of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, a past member of the board of managers and an elder. Surviving are his daughter, Joyce (Mrs. James Howard), Park Falls; sons, Robert (Irene), New Glasgow; Lyall (Sharon), Hammond Plains; Gordon (Brenda), New Glasgow; Byron (Helen), Big Island; Lloyd (Angela), Lower Sackville; 13 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen Isabel (Dewar); sisters, Hannah and Eva Donelda; brother, Crockett. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 29, 2000 in St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Mrs. Jessie Johnson officiating, assisted by Rev. Glenn MacDonald. Burial will be in Murray's Point Cemetery. A reception will be held in the Merigomish & District Fire Hall following the graveside service. Donations may be made in his memory to Murray's Point Cemetery or a charity of choice.

HAINES, Hugh Linden - 84, Freeport, Digby Co., passed away February 26, 2000, in the Digby General Hospital. Born in Freeport, Digby Co., he was a son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Porter) Haines. He was a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are daughters, Jeannette Haines-Whynder, Gibson Woods, Kings Co.; Dale Tibert, Freeport, Digby Co.; sons, Gary, Centreville, King's Co.; Linden, Freeport, Digby Co.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Olga Betts; his second wife, Helen Gordon; grandson, Derek. Visitation after 7 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in Freeport United Baptist Church, Rev. Robert MacCormack officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Freeport. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Freeport Super Seniors. Arrangements entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby.

HATTIE, Neomi C., 80, Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co., passed away February 27, 2000, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Tusket, she was a daughter of the late Laurent "Laurie" and Lena (Doucet) Bourque. Surviving are daughters, Phyllis Spence, Perth, Ont.; Maude Moore, Chomedy, Que.; Sally Doucette, Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co.; Joyce Morton, Yarmouth; Sharon Hamon, Terrebonne, Que.; Darlene Holley, Eureka; Lori Eldridge, Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co.; sons, Sherman, Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co.; Gary, Orillia, Ont.; sisters, Phyllis Muise, Yarmouth; Marguerite Burke, Halifax; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Ronald; son, Laurie; brother, Eugene; sisters, Benedict LaFave, Bernadette Dukeshire. Funeral 10 a.m. today, in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, Rev. Clarence Thibeau officiating. Spring burial in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery. Donations to The Lung Association or any charity.

KNICKLE, Kathleen Louise - 82, 89 Knickle Rd., Lunenburg passed away Friday, February 25, 2000, in Fisherman's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Bridgewater, she was a daughter of the late George Robert and Effie Grace (Wentzell) Naugler. In her younger years, she worked at the Stedman's Store in Bridgewater. She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the Chancel and Ladies Guild and a Girl Guide leader. She was a 50-year member of Alexandra Rebekah Lodge 22, Lunenburg. She is survived by her son, Richard and his wife Davilyn, Lunenburg; sister, Helen Feindel, Bridgewater and grandson, Jimmy, Lunenburg. She was predeceased by her husband, Douglas Rayburn and brothers, Fenwick and Robert Naugler. Funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. today from St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Irving Letto officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg Fire Department or to any charity.

MacDONALD, Lloyd Francis - 80, Moria Street, Dartmouth, passed away February 26, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in South Lake, P.E.I., he was a son of the late Lewis and Catherine (McKenna) MacDonald. He worked for over 36 years with the Dover Turnbull Elevator Compary retiring in 1982. He is survived by his wife, the former Frances Gosine; sons, Robert (Barbara), Three Fathom Harbour; Calvin (Lynn), Seaforth; daughter, Barbara (William) MacKenzie, Cole Harbour; sister, Mildred Cussack, Owen Sound, Ont.; grandchildren, Karen, Nicole, Amber, Ryan, Shannon, Brittlay and Garrett. He was predeceased by his first wife, Sadie (Boucher); son, Cecil; brothers, Lawrence, William, Russell, John C. and Cecil. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 29, 2000 in J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, 307 Prince Albert Road, Dartmouth. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, 2000 in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Charles Burke officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

KING, Richard Vernon "Vern" - 67, Waverley, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with diabetes, February 28, 2000, VG Site, QEII. Born in Saint John, N.B., February 26, 2000, 1933, he was a son of the late Dawson and Margaret King. He retired early due to his illness from a career he thoroughly enjoyed with Ultramar Canada. He was an organizer and participant in the Atlantic Oilmen's Curling Association Bonspiel, as well as a member of CPPI (Canadian Petroleum Products Institute). He had a special interest and was an avid supporter of the IWK Grace Telethon, due to his eldest granddaughters excellent treatment for Leukemia. But the real measurement of Vern King's life wasn't adequately expressed by his organizational involvements, it was however, demonstrated by the integrity with which he lived every moment of his life. His generosity, compassion and love of family and friends. Surviving are his wife, the former Nancy Belyea; daughters, Pamela King (Glenn Nicoll), Saint John, N.B.; Susan King (Tony Butler), Lower Sackville; Beth (Arsene Lemoine), Hampton, N.B. Also survived by the grandchildren he was so proud of, Jaimie, Ryan, Anthony, Emily, Justin, Brittany, Carlie, Andrew, and Meghan. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday, with a reception to follow, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, CNIB, Canadian Cancer Society, IWK Grace Health Centre or charity of choice.

MacLEOD, Angus Archie - 68, Framboise Intervale, passed away February 26, 2000, at home. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Dan Alex and Catherine (MacLeod) MacLeod. He was a retired miner and sawmill operator. He was a member and elder of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church and a member of Sons of Temperence. Surviving are his wife, the former Lily MacLeod; sons, Norman Alex, Gabarus Lake; Angus Philip, Framboise Intervale; Jackie Eric, Forchu; twin sister, Rhodena MacLeod, Stirling; brothers, Donnie, Dan Norman, Stirling; Karron Angus, Howie Centre; four grandchildren; stepmother, Margaret (MacQueen) MacLeod, Stirling. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Framboise, Pastor Kevin Richardson officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Sydney Memorial Chapel.

PALMER, Hazel Kathleen (Smith) - 79, of Kentville, formerly of Windsor, was promoted to glory peacefully on February 27, 2000 at the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late Ralph Palmer and Ella Minnie (Leary) Lyons. She was an active member of the Salvation Army for over 50 years in Windsor and Bridgetown. She played the piano for the Salvation Army (Windsor Corp.), In her earlier years she played in the Salvation Army Band and the Salvation Army Songsters. She was also with the Radio Program of Music and Devotion with Bramwell Tillsley in the 1950's. She loved travelling, knitting, and embroidery. She was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by husband, Gerald; daughters, Sandra Nimmo (Chris, Crarolyn and Peter) of Dartmouth; Diane (Bob) DeMont, of Windsor; grandchildren, David, Tanya, Angela, Jonathan and Sarah; great grandchildren, Cody, Breagha, MacKenzie and Jacob. She was predeceased by her first husband of 56 years, Alan Smith; sister, Gertrude Kerr. Visitation today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2000 from the Salvation Army Citadel, Windsor. Captain Doug Knee officiating. Burial to follow in the Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Reception following burial in Lindsay's Family Reception Centre, 184 King Street. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Salvation Army or Canadian Cancer Society.

MacNEIL, Mary Lorraine - 60, of 213 Convent Street, New Waterford, passed away February 25, 2000 in New Waterford. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late John Angus MacNeil and Mary Ann MacKinnon. She was a member of St. Agnes Church and the CWL. She was a retired teacher, having taught in various schools. She was a member of the New Waterford Cancer Society, had been a Brownie leader and was active in various community activities. She is survived by her brother, Roy (Judy), Ottawa; niece, Shauna (Rob Spearman), Ottawa; one nephew, Steven (Louise) MacNeil, Ottawa. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 29, 2000, in V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, 2000 in St. Agnes Church, Rev. Bob Neville officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

MARSHALL, Mary Clare - 83, Prospect, passed away Saturday, February 26, 2000, in Glades Lodge. Born in Prospect, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Norris) Hardiman. She retired from Camp Hill Hospital medical records department after many years service. She is survived by a sister, Alice Meehan, Prospect; a brother, Gerald (Jean) Hardiman; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William Marshall; brother, Norbert Hardiman. Visitation today, 2-4 p.m. only, in Cruikshanks Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Prospect, Rev. Leonard Fischer officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Donations may be made to Prospect Cemetery or a charity of choice.

MELICK, Nita Florence - passed away at the Berkeley Retirement Residence, 5266 Green Street, Halifax, on February 27, 2000, the day prior to her 90th birthday. Born in Hatfield Point, N.B., she was the daughter of the late George and Ada (Denton) Edgar. Most of her life was spent in Saint John and Hampton, N.B., before moving to Halifax in 1996. At the Berkeley she thoroughly enjoyed participating in the many social activities. She will be fondly remembered by the kind and caring staff and her numerous friends for her sunny disposition. She was predeceased by her husband, James A in 1993; son, James E. in 1970; a sister, Blanche Edgar and two brothers, Dr. Arthur Edgar and Murray Edgar. She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn, Halifax; sisters, Mrs Rodgers Swan (Dora), Saint John; Mrs. F. Gordon Spencer (Beryl), Mrs. Peter Stranger (Helen), Rothsay, N.B.; and number of nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service followed by a reception will be held 2:30 p.m. today, February 29, 2000 at The Berkeley. Interment will take place in St. Paul's Cemetery, Hampton, N.B in the spring. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of donor's choice.

PARIS, William Vincent "Vince" - 54, Pictou Landing Road, passed away Saturday, February 26, 2000, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late William Winslow and Mary Jane (Ash) Paris. He was a former member of the military, a former employee of Maritime Steel and Michelin. He was employed by the Corps of Commissionaires for 20 years. He was also the owner of A&R Laundromat in New Glasgow. He played and umpired baseball and was a former member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34, New Glasgow and an active member of the A.A. Association. Surviving are his wife, the former Bertha (Smith) Langille; daughters, Vanessa (Derek), New Glasgow; Christa, Calgary, Alta.; stepdaughter, April Langille, at home; stepson, Raymond Langille, at home; sisters, Irene (Mrs. Leonard Reddick), Dartmouth; Mary (Mrs. Robert Montgomery), Dartmouth; a brother, Alexander, Toronto; also by grandchildren, John and Ashley; an aunt, Rita, Upper Tracadie. He was predeceased by sisters, Kathleen, Sadie, Anne, Monica, Marcella, Martha and Stella; brothers, Duncan and Joseph. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, in R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from Saint Gregory's Roman Catholic Church, New Glasgow. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34, New Glasgow, will hold their service Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Seaview Cemetery, Pictou. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

MICHEAU, Winnifred Catherine "Winnie" - 78, Portugese Cove, Halifax County, passed away February 25, 2000 in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Hildred Leo and Daisy Aldora (Naugle) Purcell. She was a member of St. Anne's Church, Portugese Cove. She is survived by her son, Eric Oakley and wife, Diane, Portugese Cove; brothers, Frank and Kenneth, Portugese Cove; sisters, Mary Purcell, Portugese Cove and Muriel Gray, Halifax; grandson, Patrick Oakley. She was predeceased by her first husband, John Oakley and second husband, Frederick Micheau; a daughter in infancy; a brother, Douglas. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. today, February 29, 2000 in St. Anne's Church, Rev. Robie MacPherson officiating. Burial will be in St. Anne's Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Renal Dialysis Centre or the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.

POWER, Lenore "Nora" - 76, Sydney River, of Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney, formerly of 156 Fatima Dr., Sydney River, passed away at the home February 25, 2000. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine MacKinnon. In her earlier years, she was employed with Commercial Equipment and later with Woolco Pharmacy. She was an avid skater and one who loved to dance and bake. She is survived by her son, Gerald, Howie Centre; daughter, Patricia Macdonald, Warne Street, Sydney; four grandchildren; sisters, Sara "Louis" Shaneen, Westmount, Margaret Cox, Sydney. She was predeceased by her husband, William "Bill"; five brothers; two sisters. There will be no visiting. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. today, February 29, 2000 in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Rev. Norman MacPhee officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to Palliative Care or any charity. Arrangements have been entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, 755 George St., Sydney.

RITCHIE, Ethel Hilda - 83, 10 Williams St., Sydney, passed away February 26, 2000 in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Mary Brown. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish. She was the last surviving member of her family. She is survived by her daughters, Marguerite White, Sydney; Barbara White, Kitchener, Ont.; Bridgette Winchester, Digby; Myrtle Brown, Ontario; sons, Wilfred Hart, Eddie Hart, Angus Hart, Sydney; John Hart, Ontario; 21 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husbands, Ikel Hart, John Whitty, Jim Ritchie; brothers, Angus, Kenny. No visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2000 in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating.

WEBB, Meart W. - 83, of Carr's Brook, Colchester County died Saturday, February 26, 2000 at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Lower Five Islands, he was the son of the late Stewart and Carrie (Webb) Webb. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #72, Great Village. He was a resident of Carr's Brook for 53 years where he with his wife operated the post office for 20 years. He was employed at the coal mines in Springhill, a gold mine near Sheet Harbour and was a mechanic and iron worker. He is survived by his wife, the former Kathleen Bowden; three daughters, Jean Clish, and her husband, Ernie, Truro; Marilyn McBurnie, and her husband, Chester, Five Islands; Joyce Eagles, and her husband, Morton, Lower Economy; brothers, Wylie, Jamaica Plains, Mass.; James, Economy; half sisters, Minnie Colpitts, Toronto; Helen Faulkner, Florida; Virginia Downing, Economy; Shirley Tanner, Dartmouth; Eleanor McKinnon, Cranbrook, B.C.; half brothers, Hanson, Economy; Marvin, Tatamagouche; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Elsie, Vera; brothers, Israel, Owen, Minas, Elonzo, Norman, Leo; step-mother, Charlotte (Webb) Tanner. Funeral will be held 2 p.m. today, February 29, 2000, at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, Rev. Jeffrey White officiating. Burial in the Parrsboro Baptist Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses (V.O.N.), Colchester Regional Hospital Foundation, Truro or to a charity of choice.

ROSS, William Kent "Bill" - 71, Lakeside Manor, Upper Nappan, passed away February 26, 2000, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Porter) Ross. He served with the Royal Canadian Army and was a former employee of Canada Car, Amherst. He had worked as a carpenter throughout the area for many years and then as a cook at Steamboat's and the Royal Donut Hole. He was a former member of the local branch of the Saint John Ambulance Association. Surviving are his former wife, Dorothy (Downey) Ross, Amherst; daughter, Wendy White, Amherst; sons, Ronnie, Jerry, Amherst; Donnie, Edmonton, Alta.; sisters, Anna MacDonald, Springhill; Maudie Kent, Dartmouth; brothers, Harold Ross, Springhill; Tom Mack, Amherst; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends. He was predeceased by his foster parents, Wallace and Marguerite Moir; son, Dale; brothers, Danny, Bob, Ronald. Cremation has taken place. Graveside service to be held at a later date in Truemanville Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society through Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst.

RYAN, Walker Emery Sr. - 84, Tideview Terrace, Digby and formerly of Freeport, Digby Co., passed away February 26, 2000, in Tideview Terrace. Born in Marshalltown, Digby Co., he was a son of the late Benneth and Odessa (Albright) Ryan. He loved music and played the mouth harp. During war time, he was employed on the Princess of Elaine from St. John to Digby. He is survived by his wife the former Alma (Nickerson) Ryan; son, Walter and wife Louise Ryan, Freeport, Digby Co.; granddaughter, Lorna, Mrs. Terry Cromwell, Weymouth Falls; great-grandchildren, Brandon and Zackery Cromwell, both of Weymouth Falls. He was predeceased by a son in infancy; brother, Frederick; grandchildren, Robert and Troy Ryan. Arrangements have been entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 29, 2000 in Freeport United Baptist Church, Rev. Robert MacCormack officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Freeport. Donations in memory can be made to the Freeport United Baptist Church or the charity of your choice.

SPENCE, Nina Lillian - 87, of 214 McGee Street, Springhill, passed away on Friday, February 25, 2000 at All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late William Abner and Sarah Ann Elizabeth (Moore) Best. She was a member of the All Saints Anglican Church, Springhill. She enjoyed watching television, reading, flowers and her home. She is survived by her sisters, Audrey Howat of Virden, Man. and Springhill; Mona Lindsay, Victoria, B.C.; Vera Arseneault, Oakville, Ont.; a brother, Raymond Best of Springhill; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Archibald Victor Spence; brothers, Roy and William and sisters, Doris and Lola in infancy. Visiting will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 28, 2000 in the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 29, 2000 in the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, with the Rev. Frank Likely officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, at a later date. Memorial donations to any charity would be appreciated.

WEBBER, William Wellington - 79, passed away February 24, 2000, in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Clam Bay, he was a son of the late Alexander and Maude Webber. He worked at Fairey Aviation and later at IMP Aerospace. Surviving are his wife, Vivian (Hartlin); son, Clarence (wife Darlene), Enfield; grandchildren, Andrya and Andrew; sisters, Shirley Harley, Dartmouth; Peg Dalrumple (husband Frank), Dartmouth; brother, Bernard (wife Jessie), Dartmouth. He was predeceased by his brothers, Harold, Jeff and sister, Hazel Doherty. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 10-11 a.m. today, memorial service to follow, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Carolyn Tomlin officiating. Interment to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens Dartmouth.

WARREN, Laurence Whitney - 59, Lower Maccan Road, passed away February 27, 2000, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in York Settlement, he was a son of the late Herman and Evelyn (Dowe) Warren. He worked as a woodsman most of his life and as a coal miner for a few years. During the past year, he worked for Dowe Concrete Products. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing cards. He was also a horseman. Surviving are his wife, the former Faye Jean Dowe; daughters, Cheryl Leah Barnes, Deborah Ann Warren, Victoria, B.C.; son, Stephen Charles Warren, at home; brothers, Sydney, James, Parrsboro; William, Maccan; half-brothers, Ralph, Lewis, Ontario; one granddaughter; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Elizabeth, Louise; a half-sister (in infancy); brothers, John Warren, Darrell Bowden. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Danny Compton officiating. Burial will take place in the spring in the Lower Maccan Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.

WHITTY, Maymie Y. - 84, Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow, formerly of Munroe Avenue and Autumn Crest Senior Citizen's Apartments, Abercrombie Road, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2000, in the manor. Born in Victoria, P.E.I., she was a daughter of the late Charles and May (Stordy) Miller. She was a resident of the Glen Haven Manor since 1992, having previously resided on Munroe Avenue and the Autumn Crest Seniors Apartments on Abercrombie Road, New Glasgow. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, and was the last surviving member of her parents family. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth; sisters, Doris Howatt (Truro), Juanita Murray (Bedeque, P.E.I.), Pauline McCammond (Middletown, Conn.), Irene Lauther (Truro), Helen Benton (Hartford, Conn.), one in infancy; brothers, Reid (New London, Conn.), Joseph (Charlottetown, P.E.I.), Clayton (Victoria, P.E.I.), Ralph (Victoria, P.E.I.), Hedley (Victoria, P.E.I.), two brothers in infancy. Visitation will be 1-5 p.m. today in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Sydney Mifflen officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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