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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 186

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 23 April 2008, at 4:08 p.m.

BURKE, M. Mildred - 86, 122 Pearl St., River Hebert, passed away February 13, 1999 in Highland View Regional Hosptial, Amherst. Born in Glace Bay; she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret (Merlin) Bourgeois. She was a member of Saint Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, River Herbert, and was a former member of the parish council. She was a life member and past president of the CWL. Surviving are daughters, Yvonne Devine, Moncton; Diane (Mrs. Ralph Lewis), River Hebert; Barbara (Mrs. Dwayne Cleveland) Amherst; Marie `Gaye' Patterson, Vancouver Island, BC; sons, Fred, Embrun, Ont.; Joseph, Hamilton; sister, Florence Bates, Boston, Mass.; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Samuel MacQueen; second husband, Alfred Burke; sons, Michael, Francis; sisters, Clarice Baker, Mae MacLellan, Ethel Devison; brothers, Joseph, Francis, Edgar, Charles, Daniel. Arrangements have been entrusted to Furlongs Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. today, February 16, 1999 in Saint Paul the Apostle Roman Cathoic Church, River Herbert, Rev. John L. Hayes and Rev. Arthur E. Alexander officiating. Spring burial in Saint Denis Cemetery, Minudie, Cumberland County. Memorial donations may be made to Highland View Regional Hosptial Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

BONNER, Beatrice Violet - Sheridan Street, Dartmouth, passed away February 12, 1999 in Dartmouth General Hosptial. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Ronald And Violet (Mosher) Millar. She worked for many years at Simpsons in the Sales Audit Department. Surviving are her husband Leonard; son, Richard, Dartmouth; sisters, Jesse (Mrs. Keith Miller), Frances (Mrs. Douglas Jewers), Mosher River. She was predeceased by brother, Kenneth; sister, Edith. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today, February 16, 1999 in J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, 307 Prince Albert Road, Dartmouth, Rev. Susan McAlpine-Gillis officiating. Burial in Memorial Gardens, Westphal. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Parkinson's Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Division.

CHIASSON, Elizabeth - 80, Alexander Street, Sydney, formerly of Whitney Pier, passed away February 12, 1999 in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Porier. She was a former member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Sydney, and recently she was a member of St. Anthony Daniel Parish, Sydney. Surviving are daughter, Mary Helen (Mrs. Arnie Tjerno), Newmarket, Ont.; sons, Edward, Victoria Mines; David George, Newmarket; sisters, Julia (Mrs. Bernie Chiasson), Annie Porier, Cheticamp; Katie (Mrs. Peter Roach), New Waterford; Mary Jeanette Magliaro, Sydney; brothers, Georgie, Willie, New Waterford, Lubi, Cornwall, Ont.; Charlie, Sydney; Albert, Milton, Ont.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward; sisters, Mary Louise, Rosanne; grandson, Jan Erik. Arrangements have been entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today, February 16, 1999 in Holy Redeemer Church, Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

COLPITTS, Jessie Kathryn - 89, of Fox River, Cumberland County, passed away February 13, 1999 at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born at Fox River, she was the daughter of the late Ross and Catherine (Yorke) Graham. She was a graduate of Truro Normal College and taught school for more than 30 years throughout Cumberland County. She is survived by her husband, Clayton; daughters, Gayle (Mrs. Terry Shaw), Coquitlam, B.C.; Judy (Mrs. George Wheaton), Port Greville; Shirley (Mrs. Michael Kuryluk), Lower Sackville; three sisters, Mrs. Barbara Bishop, Okotoks, Alberta; Mrs. Ethel Gaw, Reading, Mass.; Frances (Mrs. Bernard Bennett), Fox River; one brother, Keith, Fox River; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by three brothers, Harold, Donald, George. The funeral will he held 2 p.m. Wednesday, February, 17, 1999 at Grace United Church, Port Greville, Rev. Jeffrey White officiating. Burial in the Port Greville United Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Grace United Church, Port Greville or the Age of Sail Heritage Centre Museum, Port Greville.

GLADWIN, Verna Olive - 93, of Halifax, passed away February 13, 1999 at Oakwood Terrace, Dartmouth, N.S. Born at Millers Creek, Hants County, she was a daughter of the late Maynard and Louise (Harvey) Miller. She grew up in Brooklyn, Hants County and graduated from the Provincial Normal College and taught school in Canso, N.S. and Honolulu, Hawaii before marrying Gordon A. Gladwin. She was a long-time member of the Armdale Chapter of the I.O.D.E. She is survived by her two sons, Dr. Kenneth of Dartmouth and Donald of Vancouver, B.C.; three grandchildren, Alan Gladwin of Sackville N.S.; Heather Gladwin of London, Ont.; and Janice Cavell Hudson of Dartmouth; four great-grandchildren; four nieces and three nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon A. Gladwin and by her brothers, Hubert Miller and Kenneth Miller and sister, Helena Read. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 16, 1999, Rev. Ron Clark officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.

DOUCETTE, Genevieve Rose - 66, of Tucker Lake Road, Beaver Bank, has gone home to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, February 14, 1999 surrounded by her loving famiy in the QEII, New Halifax Infirmary. Born in Halifax on Janaury 26, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Alma (Hollett) Mitchell. She was a member of Sackville Pentecostal Asssembly, Lower Sackville. Surviving are her husband, of 46 years, James; daughters, Sheila (Mrs. Joe Tanner), Lower Sackville; Lisa (Mrs. Mike Bonin), Hammonds Plains; sons, James and wife Beverly, William and wife Marilyn, Thomas and wife Erica, all of Lower Sackville; Stephen, Beaver Bank; grandchildren, Daniel, Joanna, John, Matthew, Christine, Frank, Beth, Joey and David; sisters, Kathleen Powers, Lower Sackville; Helen (Mrs. Wilfred Blackler), Bayside, Halifax County. She was predeceased by sister Theresa McGrath; brothers, Nick and George. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 16, in Sackville Pentecostal Assembly, 300 Stokil Drive, Lower Sackville. Funeral service 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 17, in Sackville Pentecostal Assembly, Pastor Paul T. Bailey officiating. Interment to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Old Sackville Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The family wishes to thank Dr. Irene Szuler and her staff at the QEII for their compassion and kindness. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville.

GOUCHER, Ruby Patricia - 86, Dugway Road, Annapolis County, passed away February 13, 1999 in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in West Dalhousie, she was a daughter of the late Stanley Everett and Eva (Spurr) Anderson. She was employed by DND Cornwallis from 1951 to 1980. She was a member of St. George and St. Andrews United Church, Annapolis Royal. She enjoyed knitting, bingo and playing cards. Surviving are daughter, Patricia Ruth (Mrs. Robert Fadelle), Deep Brook; two grandchilden; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Vera (Mrs. Edward Gibson), Kentville; Freda (Mrs. Zenas Fox), Upper Clements; Jean (Mrs. Barnaby Durling), Dalnousie; Eileen (Mrs. Ernest Leonard), Bridgewater; brothers, Lawrence of Allains River; Joseph, Victoria. She was predeceased by her husband, Clyde Lane Goucher; sister, Ellen (Mrs. Earl Potter); brother, Lloyd. Arrangements have been entrusted to Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 16, 1999 in St. George and St. Andrew United Church, Annapolis Royal, Rev. Alfred Woodworth officiating. Burial in Oakhill Cemetery, Dugway Road. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

JACKMAN, Charles M. - 89, a resident of 64 Pantic Avenue, Sydney, and formerly of 170 Gannon Road, North Sydney, passed away February 13, 1999 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. Born in St. Pierre et Miquelon, he was the son of the late Alexander and Albertine (Delouise) Jackman. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church in North Sydney. He worked as a mechanic with L.A. Steele Motors in North Sydney for 25 years , retiring in 1972. He is survived by two daughters, Margaret (Mrs. James Ryan), Toronto, Ont.; Patricia (Mrs. Thomas Youden), Sydney; a son, Charles (Christine) Jackman, East Chezzetcooke, N.S.; a sister, Audrey Ramsey, North Sydney; three grandchildren, Keith and Karen Youden and Chad Jackman; two great-granddaughters, Olivia and Talya Youden. He is predeceased by his wife, the former Kathleen Conway; three brothers, Clement, Maurice and Marcel; two sisters, Rita and Bernadette and one great-granddaughter, Amanda Youden. Arrangements have been entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. today, February 16, 1999 at St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Service Ltd., North Sydney.

KLINE, George William - 84, 22 Drysdale Road, Spryfield, passed away February 13, 1999 at home. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kline. He was employed with Oland Breweries for 44 years. He was an active participant in the Northwood Audlt Day Program for the last four years. He spent his last five years under the loving care of Donna and Frank Baker. His last five years were joyfully spend with the family of his grandson, Charles Robson, and the friends of Bill W. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his daughter, Jeannie Martineau of Ottawa; two nephews, Ronnie and Terry Kline of Halifax; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen Shiers; grandson, George Robson; brother, John and Charlie Kline. The funeral service will take place at 12 noon today, February 16, 1999 at St. Joseph's Church. Burial to take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

MacDONALD, Alice Christine - 92, Glace Bay and formerly of No. 11, Passchendale, and the United States, passed away at the Cove Guest Home, February 14, 1999. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Maggie (MacQueen) MacDonald. She was a member of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Glace Bay, where she taught Sunday School for a number of years. She was the last surviving member of her family. Surviving are several nieces and nephews in the United States and Toronto. She was predeceased by sisters, Katherine Rogers, Annie Acorn; brother, Angus MacDonald. Arrangements have been entrusted to Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today, February 16, 1999 in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Eric Lunk officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay. Memorial donations may be made to St. Pauls' Building Fund or the Cove Building Fund.

MacDONALD, Margaret - 91, formerly of 66 Oceanview, Dominion, passed away Monday, February 15, 1999 at Taigh Na Mara, Glace Bay. Born in Reserve Mines, she was the daughter of the late Alex R. MacDonald and Mary (McNeil) MacDonald. She was a long time member of Immaculate Conception Parish, Bridgeport. In earlier years, she was very active in civic affairs and at one time was president of Immaculate Conception CWL. She is survived by her children, Cellie, Anna, at home; Gerry (Mrs. Bobby Martell), Dominion; Estelle (Mrs. Bill Usher), Edmonton; son, Aral Joseph, Seaview Manor, Glace Bay; sisters, Winnifred (Winnie), Montreal; Frances (Fran), Saugus, Mass.; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, D.J. (Dan Jimmie) MacDonald; two sons, Daniel Alexander, Joseph Bernard; one daughter, Shirley MacLeod, Dartmouth; four sisters and one brother. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today, February 16, and Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Bridgeport, Rev. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Bridgeport. Donations in memory may be made to charity of one's choice. Two tired eyes are sleeping, Two willing hands are still. For one who suffered far too much, Is resting in God's will. You never said good-bye to us, For perhaps it's just as well, We never could have said good-bye, To one we loved so well.

MacLEAN, Mary Eva - 98, Sheet Harbour, Halifax County, passed away in Duncan MacMillan Nursing Home, Sheet Harbour, on February 12, 1999. Born and educated in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Adalaide MacDonald. She was a member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Chruch, Sheet Harbour. During her earlier years she was employed as a secretary for Sheet Harbour Lumber Company. She was the wife of the late Dr. J. David MacLean, who predeceased her in 1968. For 26 years she enjoyed much of her life in Pictou, where she raised her family and was active in many organizations doing volunteer work. For the past 30 years, she resided in Sheet Harbour. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy MacLean, Hampden, Me.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandsons; She was predeceased by her son, D.A. "Sandy" MacLean, a former Deputy Minister of Fisheries in Nova Scotia, in 1992; eight brothers and sisters. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 25, 1999 at 11 a.m. in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Sheet Harbour, Rev. Gilbert Bertrand, OMI, officiating. Reception to follow in St. Peters Chruch Hall. Graveside service in Seaview Cemetery, Pictou. Arrangements are under the direction of D.S. Crowell and Son Funeral Home Sheet Harbour.

MacNEIL, Mary Elizabeth - 81, of Breton Bay Nursing Home and a former resident of Patrick Street, Scotchtown, passed away February 14, 1999 at Breton Bay. Born in Gillis Lake, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Mary (MacDonald) MacDonald. She was a member of St. Michael's Church and of the Altar Society. Mrs MacNeil is survived by two sons, Vincent of Dartmouth and Donald of Arichat; brothers, Rev. Allen MacDonald; Harve Boucher. She is also survived by seven grandchildren. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, John J. MacNeil in 1982; son, Rev. Allen MacNeil and brother, Alex. Visiting will be held today, February 16, 1999 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February, 16, 1999 in St. Michael's Church with Reverend Lester Marchand officiating. Interment will be in the Parish Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donation in Mrs. MacNeil's memory to the Alzheimer's Society is suggested as an expression of sympathy.

MASON, Nellie Olive - 64, 166 South St., Glace Bay, passed away February 13, 1999 in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Jeanette (Clarke) Jones. Nellie spent 50 years living in Toronto, working as registered nurse in Toronto East General Hosptial, and ran her own private nursing home, Jones Manor. She retired back to Glace Bay in May 1998. Surviving are her husband, Weldon Peter Mason, Glace Bay; daughter Debbie Nestoruk, Toronto; son, Brien, Toronto; sisters, Shirley MacKenzie, Theresa (Mrs. John Boyd), Glace Bay; brothers, Fred "Boyd", Hubert, Calvin, Glace Bay; Arthur "Buck", Kent, Toronto; Barry, Lingan; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by son, Weldon; brothers, Joseph, Allan, John in infancy; daugher, Elizabeth, in infancy. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 17, 1999 in Patten Funeral Home and chapel, Rev. Eric Lynk officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay.

NIXON, Lloyd E. - 75, Brooklyn, Queens County, passed away February 12, 1999 in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Nixtaux Falls, Annapolis County, he was a son of the late William and Vera (Feener) Nixon. He worked in the Mechanic Department at Bowater Mersey Paper Co. until his retirement in 1986. Survivig are his wife of 51 years, the former Phyllis E. Weir; son, Brian, Germany; sister, Delila Montgomery, Middleton; brothers, Reagh, Bridgewater; William, Nictaux Falls. He was predeceaesd by brothers, Arthur, Robert, Russell. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 16, 1999 in Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool, Rev. Karen Lynch officiating. Burial at a later date. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Pilgrim United Church, Brooklyn.

McFARLANE, Theodora (Teddy) Theresa - 78, Halifax, passed away February 13, 1999 in the New Halifax Infirmary Site of the QEII. Born in Burin, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late William Samuel and Mary (Pyke) Gregory. She was a former employee of the F.W. Woolworth's department store, Bayer's Road Shopping Centre. She is survived by two sons, Wayne and wife, Marg of Lower Sackville; Bryan and wife, Violet of Cole Harbour; two sisters, Ruth (Mrs. John Mitchell) of Halifax; Irene (Mrs. Donald Gallant) of Hammond Plains; brother Harry of Halifax; four grandchildren, Kevin, Jill, Bryan, Michael and great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Kayleigh Morgan. She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert and sister, Justina. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cruikshank's Funeral Home, Halifax. The funeral service is at 10 a.m. today, February 16, 1999 in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made tot he Canadian Cancer Society or to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia.

MIDDLETON, Alexander - 83, of Centreville, Kings County, passed away February 12, 1999 at home. Born in Scotland, he was a son of the late William and Mary (Kirk) Middleton. He arrived in Sheffield Mills, Kings County on May 1, 1929 and resided in the valley area all of his life. He farmed for awhile and then retired after 24 years of service with Hostess Foods. He was a member of the Kings Country Historical Society. He was a former Chariman of the Alzheimer's Society. He was a member of the Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot; a member of the church choir, the Men's Fellowship and made church visits in the community. He had an avid interest in writing, having written two books, "The Long Last Weary Mile" and "Down Through the Years" and several books of poetry. He also enjoyed walking, traveling, and playing Santa Claus for over 50 years at various functions. He is survived by two sons, Sandy (Laura), Mount Uniacke; Kirk (Cindy), Centreville; two daughters, Mary (Wayne) Weller, Victoria, B.C.; Jeanne (Ira) McDow, New Minas; brother, George, Kingston Ont.; sister, Mary Burbidge, Wolfville; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Ethel Viola Middleton; daughter, Marion Jess; sister, Peggy; brothers, Jack, Bill and Bob. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 16, 1999 in the Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot, Rev. Brian Hamilton officiating. Burial in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings County, N.S. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society.

MORTON, Douglas Eugene - 63, Liverpool, Queens County, passed away February 13, 1999 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Liverpool, he was a son of the late James and Elsie (Peach) Morton. He worked with Bowater Mersey Paper Co. for 20 years, retiring in 1981 due to ill health. He was an owner and lover of horses and greatly enjoyed the woods. Surviving are his wife, the former Marjorie Balcom; step-daughter, Brenda (Mrs. Daniel Whynot), Milton; a step-granddaughter; sister, Marie (Mrs. Murray Langille), Port Medway; brothers, James Jr., Ralph, Beach Hill, Queens County; foster sisters, Alice (Mrs. Mervin Buchannan), Carolyn (Mrs. Darrell Collier), Halifax. He was predeceased by sister, Clara; foster sisters, Alethia, Joan. Visitation will be from 2-4 , 7-9 p.m. today, February 16, 1999 , funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 17, 1999, both in Chandler's Funeral Home, Liverpool. Burial in Trinity Anglican Church Cemetery, Bog Road, Liverpool, Rev. Canon K.M. Vaughn officiating. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the family.

POWER, Carrie Matilda - 99, Sheet Harbour, formerly of Mushaboom, passed away February 14, 1999 in Duncan MacMillan Nursing Home. Born May 19, 1899 in Spry Bay, she was a daughter of the late Zacharia and Hannah (Boutilier) Beaver. She was the last surviving member of her family. She was a very active member of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Mushaboom, as well as ACW and Alter Guild. She loved to knit and sew for her family in her earlier years and enjoyed playing cards. Surviving are son, Albert; daughters, Mamie, Glades Lodge, Halifax; Una, Dartmouth; 18 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles; son, Rubin; daughter Edith; brother, Charles; sisters, Nina, Jessie, Sadie, Maude; two children in infancy; great-granddaughters, Natasha, Nicole. Visitation will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 16, 1999 prayers at 7 p.m. tonight, both in D. S. Crowell and Son Funeral Home, Sheet Harbour. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m Wednesday in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Mushaboom, Rev. Tom Kerr and Rev. Robert Richmond officiating. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's ACW.

RANKIN, Donald F. - 56, of Dartmouth, passed away February 15, 1999 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Victoria General site, in Halifax. Born in Halifax, he is a son of the former Annie Fisher of Dartmouth and the late Hugh Donald Rankin. He lived for several years in Williams Lake, BC. He is survived by sisters Ann Rankin, Dartmouth; Catherine (Mrs. Richard Williams), Chester Basin; brothers, Arthur, Hundred Mile House, BC; John, Ottawa; Leo (wife, Connie), Williams Lake, BC; neices, Heather Williams and Monica (Rankin) Champ; nephews, Daniel and Robert Williams. There will ne no visitation. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 18,1999 in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Windmill Road, Dartmouth, Rev. Arthur Gouthro S.A. officiating. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Cottage or the St.Vincent de Paul Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street.

RHODENIZER, Raymond St. Clair - 74, Midville Branch, passed away February 12, 1999 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Auburndale, he was the son of the late Isaac and Jennie (Hebb) Rhodenizer. He was employed with Bowater Mersey for 27 years. Surviving are his companion, Kathleen Sperry, Midville Branch; sisters, Margaret (Mrs. Roy Publicover) West Dublin; Verna (Mrs. Roy Fraser), Dayspring; Bernice Rhodenizer, Windsor; Ruby Corkum, Middle LaHave; Edith Proctor, Edmonton; Marian Ewer, Windsor Junction; Geraldine Tanner, Bridgewater, Marjorie (Mrs. Calvin Conrad), Sydney. He was predeceased by brother, Murray. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today, February 16, 1999 in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater, Rev. Hugh McNally officiating. Burial to follow in Midville Branch Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to VON or Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.

SAULNIER, Gustave J. - 82, Saulnierville Station, Digby County, passed away February 14, 1999 in Yarmouth Regional Hosptial. Born in St. Benoni, Digby County, he was a son of the late Siford and Leonie (Comeau) Saulnier. Surviving are sons, Robert, Hector, Yvon, Saulnierville; daughters, Nelida (Mrs. Russell Lombard), Saulnierville; brother, Amedee, Halifax; sister, Pauline (Mrs. Clarence Comeau), Saulnierville; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by sons, Norbert, Victor, in infancy; grandson, Real; brothers, Emile, Joe, Leger, Camille, Delbe; sisters, Rose-Emma, Elizabeth. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. today, February 16, 1999 in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Saulnierville, Rev. Paul Leblanc officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements are under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home.

SELLONS, D. EDWARD - 51, of Western Avenue, Parrsboro, passed away February 13, 1999 at Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Parrsboro, he was the son of the late Edward Sellons and Rebecca (Phinney) Sellons of Parrsboro. He worked at the Parrsboro Co-op for 30 years. He served with he Parrsboro Volunteer Fire Department for 25 years and was a past member of the Parrsboro Citizen Band, the Parrsboro Curling Club and the Parrsboro Golf Club. In 1984, his team won the Nova Scotia Firefighters Curling Championship. He was an avid card player. He is survived by his wife, the former Debra Willigar; three daughters, Heather, Jennifer and Brittany, all at home; two sisters, Linda (Mrs. John Meikle) of Ottawa, Ont.; Lorene (Mrs. Stephen McGee) of Ottawa, Ont.; one brother, Gordon of Halifax; several nieces and nephews. Funeral at 2 p.m. today, February 16, 1999 at St. George's Anglican Church, Parrsboro, Rev. Robert Richmond officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. George's Anglican Church or to a charity of choice.

SMITH, David Ralph - 53, of Walton, Hants County, Nova Scotia, passed away February 14, 1999 at home. Born in Walton, October 8, 1945, he was the son of the late Ralph and Anges (Weatherbee) Smith. He was an auto body repairman by trade. He was a member of the Walton Shore Volunteer Fire Department. He was very active in the community helping to raise money for different organizations and always assisting others when the need would arise. Surviving are his wife, Ruthie (Sanford); son, Timothy, Lower Sackville; daughter, Lori Smith; sisters, Sharon (Mrs. Glen Burgess) Walton; Linda (Mrs. Burton Sanford), Middle Musquodoboit; Carol (Mrs. Richard Hughton), Coldbrook; Marcia (Mrs. Allen Galley), Tumbler Ridge, BC; Heather (Mrs. Gary McLellan), Cambridge, Hants County; brothers, Phillip, Summerville; Brian, Sackville; one granddaughter. Cremation has taken place. Visiting will be from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, February 17, 1999 in the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Summerville. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 18 in the funeral home, Rev. Russell Newhook officiating. Interment at Grace United Church Cemetery, Walton. Memorial donations may be made to Grace United Church or to the Church Cemetery Fund.

SMITH, Wayne Charles - 54, Lakeside, Halifax County, passed away February 12, 1999 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born October 19, 1944, in Gold River, he was a son of the late Murray and Elsie (Demont) Smith. He was a strong believer in his two sons, Wayne Jr. and Russell, for their outstanding racing careers. He is survived by his wife, the former Elsie (Creamer) Smith; son, Wayne Jr and wife Ellen; Russell and wife Annemarie; daughters, Brenda, Donna and husband, Randy; Shelly and husband, Ernie, all of Lakeside; grandchildren, Jason, Derrick, Amanda, Ashley, Kayla, Cindy, Crystal, Trevor, Russell, Tara, Jordan, Ashley, and Devon; sisters, Marion Hacksmit, New Glasgow; Betty (Mrs. Vincent Hatt), Gold River; Doris Smith, Dartmouth; Janet (Mrs. Granville Ellis), Timberlea; brother, Bernie, Gold River; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Cyril. Cremation will take place. Funeral service will be held at 11 am. Thursday, February 18, 1999 in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Timberlea, Rev. Ronald Walker officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax.

TOMPKINS, Vera Elizabeth Mae (Lizzy) - 83, of Lockhartville, Kings County, passed away February 13, 1999 at home. Born November 3, 1916 in Harcourt N.B., she was the daughter of Edward Beaver and Mary Jane (Bailey) Beaver. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She had been a resident of Lockhartville for seventy-two years. She is survived by her husband, Percy; two sons, Ronald of Gypsum Mines, Hants County and Robery Ramey of Coldbrook, Kings County; daughter, Sheila Schofield of Lockhartville; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Percy; sister, Stella and brothers, John, George and Art. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lohnes-Beazley Memorial Chapel, 419 Albert Street, Windsor where the funeral will held today, February 16, 1999, Rev. David Shaw officiating. The burial will be at Horton Cemetery, Hortonville, Kings County. Memorial donations may be made to Kings county V.O.N.

ZORYCHTA, Herbert - 76, Dartmouth, died February 14, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Joseph and Edith (Hest) Zorychta. He served during the Second World War in the Canadian Air Force with distinguished service. He graduated from St. Francis Xavier University with honours in 1948 and from TUNS with honours in 1950, with a bachelor of mining engineering. He was employed with the Department of Mines in 1951. Following two years in coal mining research in Western Canada, he then moved to Springhill where he worked in rock mechanics and received the Carnegie Gold Medal and Bronze Plaque during the Springhill Mine disaster of 1958. In 1959, he moved to Glace Bay as a senior research scientist for the next 10 years. During that time he was awarded the Leonard Medal. From 1969 to 1972, he held a similar position in Elliot Lake, Ont. in 1973 he returned to Nova Scotia to become director of mining engineering and inspection for the province. He was then appointed general manager of the coal division of Devco from 1975 to 1981, after which he became a senior consultant for AMCL. During his life, he was an active member of Air Cadets, Boy Scouts, junior hockey, the Rotary Club, Nova Scotia Mining Society and Provincial Mine Rescue Team training and judging, and was a fund-raiser for the United Way. He also played an important roll in the design and construction of Ocean Deeps Colliery at the Miners Museum in Glace Bay. He was awarded a fellowship of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Surviving are his wife, the former Barbara Balga; daughter, Edith Zorychta, Montreal; son, Michael, Donald, Dartmouth; Herbert, Musquodoboit Harbour; brother, James, Toronto; sister, Ellen, Florida; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Joseph, Paul. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral 2 pm. Wednesday in St. Vincent de Paul Church, Flying Cloud Drive, Dartmouth, Rev. Bernie O'Neill officiating. Burial at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Vincent de Paul hall fund.

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