Gloria Jean Browne
BROWNE, Gloria Jean - 57, Falmouth. With great sadness we announce the death of a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother who passed peacefully away, surrounded by family and friends at Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, on Friday, March 19, 2004 after a very brief illness. Born in Wolfville, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Laura (Boates) Miner. Gloria’s favorite time of the year was Christmas. She loved to shop and enjoyed shopping for others. Her love centered around her family, and she was a beloved caregiver to children, especially 'her boys'. She was the glory of all around her.
Gloria is survived by her loving husband, Wayne Browne; daughters, Vicki (Chris) Morton, Hatchet Lake, and Tracey Browne (George Phillips), Bayside; grandchildren, Lauren and Summer Phillips; sisters, Ruby (Roy) Mayhew and Mary (Ralph) Haack; brother, Jerry Miner (Della), Wolfville; sisters-in-law, Gayle Miner and Maureen (Carl) Salter; several nieces and nephews including Timothy, Phillip, Emily and Sharon Miner; good friend, Donna Kinch. She was predeceased by brothers, Blake and Donald.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Lohnes~Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor, N.S. Visitation will be held 7-9pm Monday, March 22, 2004. Memorial service will be held 2:00pm at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 23, 2004, Rev. Gail Whalen-Dunn officiatng. Immediate family flowers only please. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, c/o Hants Community Hospital; the Children’s Wish Foundation or a charity of choice.
Dorothy M. Carson
CARSON, Dorothy M., (Blackburn), - Brookline, Mass, originally from Nova Scotia, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2004, in Brookline Mass. Daughter of the late Lewis and Abigail Blackburn of Newport Landing. Beloved wife of Robert C. Carson, Sr. Mother of Rosalie Stewart and her husband Douglas, of Toronto. Stepmother to Robert C. Carson, Jr., and his wife Susan, of Norwell, Mass. Sister of Leonard and Raymond Blackburn, both of Nova Scotia, and the late Ralph and Pamela Blackburn. Also survived by three grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Dorothy will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2004 in Avondale United Church, Rev. Marilyn MacDonald officiating, with interment in Avondale Cemetery, Newport Landing. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor.
Roy William Tracey
Tracey, Roy William - 90, Windsor, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2004 in Hants Community Hospital. Born in Lunenburg, he was a son of the late Archibald and Agnes (Roberts) Tracey. He was employed with Nova Scotia Power Company for 33 years as a foreman, and an adherent of Windsor United Church. He was a veteran fireman and Past Captain of the Windsor Fire Department. Very active in the Legion, he was Past President and a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Hants County Branch #9. Roy was the recipient of many awards throughout his lifetime. In 1998, he was the recepient of the Meritorious Service Award, the highest award given by the Legion, for 'outstanding devotion to the aims and objectives of the Royal Canadian Legion'. A devoted father and grandfather, 'Huckleberry' loved to hunt and fish at his camp at Panuke Lake, and enjoyed taking his grandchildren camping in the summer.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, the former Claire Marie Bowie; son, Grant (Ann), Ellershouse; daughter, Paulette Frizzell (Terry Benedict), Sweets Corner; grandchildren, Todd and Brent Frizzell, and Shannon Tracey (Alan Whitehead); great-grandchildren, Alyssa, William, and Mackenzie. He was predeceased by a grandson, Craig; half-brother, Arch, Jr.; half-sister, Minnie 'Faye' Brennen, Halifax.
Visitation will take place 2-4pm and 7-9pm Friday, April 2, with Royal Canadian Legion Hants County Branch #9 conducting their service at 7:00pm. Funeral service will be held 11:00am Saturday, April 3, 2004 in Lohnes~Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert Street, Windsor, N.S., Rev. Bill Gibson officiating. Interment in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Donations in memory may be made to the Hants Community Hospital, the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice.
Lillian May Peach
PEACH, LILLIAN MAY - 85, East Uniacke, formerly of Windsor Forks. It is with great sorrow that the family announces the death on Monday, July 26, 2004, of a loving and caring mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, at the home of her daughter- in-law, Gwen, in East Uniacke.
Born in Windsor, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Violet (Carson) Williams.
Lillian was a member of St. Michael’s Anglican Church Ladies Guild, Windsor Forks, for over 65 years; was a member of the Gliders Club; and she worked at the Hants County Exibition for many years in the flower display area.
Surviving are her daughter, Gladys, (Lawrence Hogan), Brockville, ON; sons, Gordon, (Gwen Walsh); Fred, (Betty), all of Windsor Forks; Kenneth, (Monica), Kingston, NS.; sisters, Eleanor Clayton, Hantsport; Edith Williams and Barbara Scott, Chateauguay, Que.; Carol Draper, Newport Corner, Hants Co.; brothers, Alfred, Kingston; Arthur, Windsor Forks; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Olive Hebb, Currys Corner; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Owen Franklyn Peach; daughter, Shirley Hunter; sisters, Mary Lowthers, Elizabeth Church, Elva Parker and Maxine Doucette; brothers, Medford 'Pete', Lester.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Lohnes-Beazley Family Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m., Friday, July 30, in Windsor Forks Community Cemetery, Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society; St. Michael’s Anglican Church, Windsor Forks; or to a charity of your choice.
Coleen Mabel White
It is with great sadness the family announces Coleen’s death on Wednesday, August 4, 2004 in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor at the age of 61 years.
Born in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Edna (Trerice) Hughes.
Coleen worked at the Windsor Elms as a P.C.W., for over 30 years; was a great supporter of the Hants County Branch S.P.C.A.
Surviving are her loving husband, Stewart; her children, who meant the world to her, Kathy, Falmouth; Kelly (Russell Harwood), Oshawa, ON.; Brian (Bonnie), Brooklyn, Hants Co.; Bill (Susie), Windsor; her loving grandchildren, Jennifer, Stephanie and great-grandson, Dylan, who will miss her dearly. Colleen is also survived by sisters, Marg (Larry Banman), Freetown, P.E.I.; Edna (Eric Anderson), Makkovik, Labrador.; brothers, George (Lynda), Edmonton, AB.; Jim (Linda), Miramichi, NB.; Mike (Barbie), Windsor; half-sister, Anne Keeler, Toronto, ON; many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held 2-4 p.m., and 7-9 p.m., Saturday, August 7, with funeral service 2 p.m., Sunday, August 8, all in Lohnes~Beazley Family Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor, Eloi Gunn officiating, with interment in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor.
Family flowers only please.
Donations in memory may be made to Hants County Branch S.P.C.A., P.O. Box 3135 Windsor, BON 2T0.
Helena Elizabeth Coffill
Coffill, Helena Elizabeth, - 85, of Three Mile Plains, passed away quietly on Saturday, September 25, 2004 in Hants Community Hospital, surrounded by her family. Born on September 7, 1919, she was the only daughter of George A. and Nellie (Parker) MacDonald. Helena was a long-standing member of the Three Mile Plains Ladies Auxiliary, and was active in the Three Mile Plains Community Club, as well as a member of Windsor United Church. She is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, Curtis; eight children: Nellie (Boyd) Caldwell, Three Mile Plains; Keith (Carolyn MacDonald), Martock; Faye (Don) MacRitchie, Fredericton; Paul (Barb Rockwell), Three Mile Plains; Francis (Donna Card), Three Mile Plains; Tanya (David) Morrison, Edmonton; Krista (James) Doucette, Sackville; Tina (Peter) Landzaat, Falmouth; 17 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Earl MacDonald, Three Mile Plains. Helena was predeceased by brothers, John, Gordon, Percy, Murray, and Allan.
Visitation will be held 2-4pm and 7-9pm Sunday, September 26. Funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Monday, September 27, 2004 in Lohnes~Beazley Family Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor, Rev. Bill Gibson and Joan MacDonald officiating. Private family interment in Maplewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of NS, 5954 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, N.S. B3H 1Y7 or to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, #419-5251 Duke Street, Halifax, N.S. B3J 1P3 1-902-422-5520.
Gertrude Alice 'Gertie' Patterson
PATTERSON, Gertrude Alice 'Gertie', - 89, of Hantsport, passed away Monday, September 27, 2004 in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in West Apple River, Cumberland Co., she was a daughter of the late Freeman H. and Jennie M. (McWhirter) Patterson. Gertie worked at various jobs in and around Hantsport and was a dedicated caregiver to her parents all her life. She was also a member of Hantsport Baptist Church for many years. Gertie is survived by her brother, Malcolm (Daisy) Patterson, Hantsport; brother-in-law, Scott White, New Minas; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Leslie, Millard, Emerson, Freeman and Reginald and Edward, in infancy; sisters, Elizabeth McCuspey, Christena White, and Myrtle McCully.
Visitation will be held 2-4 p.m., and 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, September 28 in Lohnes~Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert Street, Windsor. Funeral service will take place at 2:00pm Wednesday, September 29 in Hantsport Baptist Church, Hantsport, Rev. David Shaw officiating, assisted by Rev. James Bragan. Interment will take place in Apple River Cemetery, Apple River, Cumberland Co., on Thursday, September 30 at 2:00pm. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.
Grace Emma Jessop
JESSOP, GRACE EMMA, - Windsor, It is with great sadness the family announces Grace’s death on Wednesday, September 29, 2004 in Dykeland Lodge, Windsor. Born in Falmouth, Grace was the daughter of the late George and Bertha (Baxter) Murphy. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Windsor. Surviving are her loving children, daughters, Faye Jessop, Falmouth; Jan Ramey (Roland), New Germany and son Leo (Sharon), Falmouth; 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Clarence William Jessop and brother Reid.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Lohnes~Beazley Family Funeral Home, 419 Albert Street, Windsor. A private graveside service will be held at a later date in St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Cemetery, Windsor. Father John MacDonald officiating. Donations in memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at Dykeland Lodge. Grace’s family would like to express their gratitude and appreciation to all staff, and Dr. Mark Kazimirski for the excellent care given to Grace in recent days, and throughout her stay at Dykeland Lodge.
Rita Vivian Cochran
COCHRAN, Rita Vivian, - 100, Windsor, passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2004 in the Windsor Elms Senior Citizens Home. Born in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Ida (Demont) Cochran. Rita worked for the Maritime Telegraph Company in Windsor and than Kentville before retiring in 1967. She enjoyed driving her car and going on day trips. Rita was part of a five generation family. Rita is survived by her nephew, Rev. Owen Cochran (Ruth), Canning; 13 grand nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Evelyn, Dorothy, Madge and brother Elmer, also predeceased by nephew Frank; nieces, Dorothy and Deanie, and a cousin, Bernice.
Visitation will be held 2-4 p.m., Friday, October 1, funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, October 2, both in Lohnes~Beazley Family Funeral Home, 419 Albert Street, Windsor; Rev. Jeffrey White officiating with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Donations in memory may be made to the Windsor Baptist Church.
Lois Mae Gower
GOWER, Lois Mae - 84, Windsor, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2004 in the Windsor Elms Senior Citizens Home. Born in Westport, N.S., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Edna (Bailey) Gower. Lois graduated from the Provincial Normal College and Acadia University and pursued a career as a school teacher for 35 years in Wolville and Halifax. She was also a member of the Mabel Merrick, W.M.S., and Wolfville United Baptist Church. Lois is survived by her adopted family, Janet and Glen Atwood, Yarmouth. She is predeceased by brothers, Rev. Gordon Gower, Lindsay; sister nina; sister in-law Blanche Gower.
Funeral service will be held 2p.m., Saturday, October 9, in Lohnes~Beazley Memorial Chapel, 419 Albert St., Windsor, Rev. Dr. Allison Trites officiating. Burial in Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport. Donations in memory may be made to the Windsor Elms Senior Citizens Home.
Ronald Eld Hancock
HANCOCK, Ronald Eld - Windsor, passed away at Hants Community Hospital on Wednesday, October 13, 2004 at age 88.
Born in Wolfville, he was the son of the late Clarence and Gertrude (Millett) Hancock. Ronald was an auto mechanic, owned and operated a service station business for 20 years at Curry’s Corner. He also taught at Hants Regional Vocational School for 13 years and retired in 1982. He was a veteran of World War II and was Flight Engineer with 437 Squadron stationed in Moose Jaw, Alaska, England, France, Belgium, and Norway for five and a half years in Active Service and was mentioned in dispatch and received the Oak Leaf for bravery. Ronald enjoyed his winters in Florida at Gulf View Park where he made many friends. Ron was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #9, Windsor; Masons, and Past District Governor of District VI with Gyro; Oddfellows Lodge and former member of Windsor Board of Trade, also the Ret’d Teachers Association.
He is survived by his beloved Grace; extended families, Darlene and Neil Moore, Adrian and Loriellen, Ron and Vickie; plus his special family Murray, Mabel, Barb and Eva; his special buddy Spencer; brothers, Dr. Glen Hancock, Wolfville; Gerald, Wolfville Ridge; several nephews and nieces; special nephew Johnnie, his wife, Debra. He was predeceased by a sister, Hazel; brothers Chesley, and Doug.
A Legion service will be held at 7:00pm Friday, October 15, followed by visitation until 9:00pm. Funeral service will be held at 4:00pm Saturday, October 16, 2004, all in Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor., Rev. Bill Gibson and Joan MacDonald officiating. Private family interment in Maplewood Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Nova Scotia Diabetes Association. Appreciation is expressed to the doctors and nurses at Hants Community Hospital and the QEII Health Sciences Centre for all their care.
James William 'Jimi' Hebb
Hebb, James William 'Jimi' - 46, Dartmouth, formerly of Windsor, died suddenly on Monday, October 25, 2004. Born in Windsor, he was a son of the late Charles 'Buddy' and Norma (Collins) Hebb. Jimi was a truck driver most of his life. He drove for Midland Transport and Maritime/Ontario for a number of years, and most recently with Wheelers Transport.
He is survived by brothers, Chris (Ann), Windsor; and Derrick (Susan), Moncton, N.B.; sister, Katherine Hopcroft, ON; nieces, Tina Bonneau, and Olivia Hebb; nephews, Tyler and Ryan Hebb; special friend, Diane.
Cremation will take place under the care and direction of Lohnes~Beazley Family Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor, NS. Visitation will be held 2-4pm and 7-9pm Thursday, October 28. Memorial service will be held at 10:00am Friday, October 29, 2004, all in Lohnes~Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert Street, Windsor, Father John MacDonald officiating. Burial of ashes in Windsor Forks Community Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Warren Albert Parker
PARKER, Warren Albert - 90, Mount Denson, Hants Co., passed away Saturday, November 6, 2004 in Hants Community Hospital. Born in Ardoise, he was a son of the late Robert and Ella (Mariette) Parker.
Warren served with the Canadian Armed Forces during the Second World War, in Italy and Holland, where he met his first wife. Back home, he worked as a mechanic in the Gypsum Company in Windsor, and he also kept a small farm. Warren was a member of the United Baptist Church in Windsor, and most recently the Mount Denson Baptist Church.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his wife, the former Alice (Henshaw) Spencer; daughter, Joan (Philip Pain), Upham, N.B.; son, Daniel, Toronto, ON; grandchildren, Sarah and Matthew Pain; step-children, Colleen Thorpe (Peter), Hantsport; Kimberly Banks (Edwin), Centreville, Kings Co., Eldon (Tracey) Spencer, Falmouth; step-grandchildren, Barbie and Jacqueline Thorpe, Matthew Spencer, and Brandon Banks; great-step-granddaughter, Molly; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Sytske (Dykstra); second wife, Gladys (Hunt); sisters, Elizabeth Robertson, Kathleen Armstrong; Dorothy Hanes; Helen Stewart, and Jean Conway; brothers, Harold, Stuart and Victor.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #9, Windsor will hold their Legion Service at 7:00pm Monday, November 8, followed by visitation until 9:00pm in Lohnes~Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert Street, Windsor. Funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Tuesday, November 9, 2004 in Mount Denson Baptist Church, Carol Dimock, Lic. officiating, assisted by the Rev. Donald McClare. Interment in Mount Denson Cemetery, Mount Denson.
Donations in memory may be made to the Mount Denson Baptist Church.
Shirley Alberta Louise PAYZANT
Shirley Alberta Louise PAYZANT
PAYZANT, Shirley Alberta Louise - 92, Windsor, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 27, 2007, in Dykeland Lodge. Born in Falmouth, Shirley was a daughter of the late Paul and Alberta (King) Wilson. She received her education from Windsor Academy, obtained a Grade A Superior First Rank Diploma from the Provincial Normal College, graduated from Acadia University and continued her education receiving several degrees. She devoted her entire career to education in Nova Scotia and taught in many different schools. She continued to tutor students for two decades after she retired. Shirley enjoyed spending time with family and friends as well as painting, playing golf and bridge. Shirley is survived by sisters, Mildred Beckman, Tenecape; Pauline (Mrs. Ken Hartling), Dartmouth; children, Karen (Mrs. Bert Northrup), Penticton, B.C.; Marshall (Barbara) Payzant, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Carrie (Mrs. Steven Burgess), Centre Burlington; Katie Payzant, Scotch Village, as well as four great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John Marshall Payzant; sister, Beatrice Park; brothers, Charles and Curtis Wilson.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes Funeral Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317), where the family will receive visitors from 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 29. The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, in Juniper Grove United Church, Town Road, Falmouth, with Rev. Glennis Smith officiating. Interment will be held in Centre Falmouth Cemetery. Donations in memory of Shirley may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Robert Earl Baker
Baker, Robert Earl - 55, of Brooklyn, Hants Co., died on September 26, 2001 at the QEII in Halifax, N.S.
Born in Chester Basin, he is the son of Jean (Croft) Baker, Sydney, N.S., and the late Walter Baker. He is survived by his wife, Emily, brothers, David (Nancy) Baker, Baddeck; Brad (Bertha) Baker, Sydney; sisters, Joan (Mel) Marsh, Brampton, Ont.; Audrey (Stephen) Phinney, Markham, Ont.; and Annette (Harold) Byrd, Churchill Falls, Labrador; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Robert is also survived by special extended family members, Rick Hines, U.S.A.; Juliana Hines, Sackville, N.S.; Lindsay Hines, Enfield; Sherri, Craig, Alex and Katie Greenough, Woodville; Cindy MacLeod and fiancé Darryl Hyson, and Adam MacLeod, Ashdale; Timmy Hines (Cindy Young), Newport; Heather, Steve and Ethan Clark, Dartmouth; Angie Patterson, Shauna and Ashley Hines, Brooklyn; also special pals, Timone, Simba, and Calico.
Robert was an avid hunter and fisherman who worked at the Halifax Shipyards as a carpenter for many years.
At the request of the family, there will be no visitation. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, September 29 in Lohnes~Beazley Memorial Chapel, 419 Albert St., Windsor, N.S., the Rev. Marilyn MacDonald officiating. Committal service to be held at a later date. Family flowers only, however, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of N.S., the Multiple Sclerosis Society, or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Lohnes~Beazley Funeral Service Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor, N.S.
Maureen Carol Brown
Maureen Carol Brown 47, died in Northwood Manor, Halifax, on January 1, 2002.
Born in Oakville, Ontario, she was a daughter of Ruby K. (James) Brown and the late Leonard A. Brown.
Maureen was disabled for most of her life, having been diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy 18 years ago, however, this did not hinder her ability to bring a smile to people’s faces when she entered a room. She loved her family, children, animals, and flowers. Her greatest wish was for people to reach out to others to brighten their lives in some meaningful way, whether it be a visit, a smile, or a touch.
She is survived by her mother, Ruby, Dykeland Lodge; sisters, Sharon (Lionel) Boomer, Falmouth, and Margaret (Kenneth) Robinson, Hantsport; a brother, Robert (Dee) James, Fredericton, N.B.; nephews, Rob, Wayne, David, and Ryan, and nieces, Sonja and Dana, and their families. She was predeceased by her father, Leonard and a brother, Garry Brown.
Funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2002 at 2:00pm in Lohnes~Beazley Memorial Chapel, 419 Albert St., Windsor, NS, Rev. Bill Gibson officiating. Visitation will take place from 2-9pm at 1381 Hwy #1, Falmouth on Saturday, January 5, 2002.
Donations in memory may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, The Learning Disabilities Association of Nova Scotia, or the charity of one’s choice.