MacDONALD, Marie Sylvia
MacDONALD, Marie Sylvia - Born in Poirierville, Cape Breton, October 7, 1926, Marie, a loving mother and wife, passed away peacefully August 13, 2005. She was a crafter and seamstress who took great pride in her work. Marie was not only a mother to eight, but also a mother to all the children in her neighbourhood. Those who knew Marie remember her huge heart and willingness to help those in need. For a period of time she worked as a personal care worker brightening and easing the lives of those she cared for. She was predeceased by her first husband, John William MacDonald, and brother, Nicholas. She is survived by her husband, Ben Ranson; sister, Loretta, Poirierville; brother, Raymond, Ontario; children, Raymond (Fran), San Francisco, Calif.; Denise Lanterman (Bill), Victoria, B.C.; George, New Glasgow; Carroll, Victoria, B.C.; John, New Glasgow; Debbie Atteberry (Tom), Halifax; Walter (Mary), Stellarton; Dana O'Sullivan (Mike), Stellarton; 10 grandchildren, and goddaughter, Diane McDonald, Sydney. Visitation held in H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton. Memorial servicewas held in the funeral home with Father Bill Burke officiating. Burial will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.
MacFARLANE, Rev. Alexander Douglas
MacFARLANE, Rev. Alexander Douglas - 83, St. Peter's. The death of Rev. Alexander Douglas MacFarlane, retired priest of the Diocese of Antigonish, occurred in Richmond Villa, St. Peter's on August 12, 2005. Born in Port Hastings, he was a son of the late Murdoch A. and Catherine (MacDougall) MacFarlane. He received his early education in Port Hastings and later attended high school in Port Hood and Port Hawkesbury. He graduated from St. F.X. University and did his theological training at Holy Heart Seminary. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 7, 1952. During his priestly ministry, he served in various parishes as curate, administrator and parish priest. He served as assistant at Stella Maris, Pictou; St. Joseph, Reserve Mines, and St. Joseph, Sydney. In 1960, he was appointed Parish Priest at St. Ann, Thorburn, followed by pastorates at Our Lady of Sorrow, Gannon Road; St. Joseph, Antigonish County; Holy Cross, Glace Bay, and St. Mary, East Bay, from which he retired in 1987. The last member of his immediate family, he is survived by in-laws, J. Laughlin MacDougall, Sydney, and Carol MacFarlane, Ottawa, Ont. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, John (Isabel) and Dougall (Carol); sisters, Sarah (Laughlin) MacDougall and Mary. Visitation was held in St. Mary's Church, East Bay, . until time of funeral with Rev. Angus MacDougall, Vicar General and other priests concelebrating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Church Renovation Fund, East Bay; Richmond Villa, St. Peter's or a charity of choice
MacLEOD, Roger Garret
MacLEOD, Roger Garret - 55, Alexandra Street, Sydney, formerly of Grand River, passed away August 14, 2005, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, after a lengthy illness. Born in Grand River, Cape Breton, he was a son of Anne (MacKay) MacLeod, Grand River and the late Duncan Donald "D.D." MacLeod. Roger was employed as a truck driver by various companies around Cape Breton, including Municipal Ready Mix, and more recently the Department of Transportation. Besides his mother, he is survived by sisters, Carol Anne (Dank) MacInnis, West Bay; Joyce, Grand River; Gail (Glen) MacDonald, Sydney; Faye (Kenny), Dartmouth; brother, Parker (Patsy), Blacketts Lake; nieces and nephews, Jennifer, Allister, Megan, Amy, Matthew. He will be missed by his cat, Tessie. There will be no visitation by his request. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Grand River Presbyterian Church, Rev. Murdock MacRae officiating. Interment in Grand River Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
FOUGERE, Patrick Gerard
FOUGERE, Patrick Gerard - 51, Canso. It is with deep sadness we announce the sudden death of Patrick on August 14, 2005. Pat was a son of Gerard and Mabel (McNeil) Fougere, Canso. He leaves to mourn his wife, Doreen (Collins) and their daughters Tanya (Steven) Myatt, Canso; Lisa (Corey Doyle) and grandson baby Blake, Canso; Jennifer (Ronnie Bouchie Jr.) and grandson Hudson, Petawa-wa, Ont. He is survived by brothers, Edward, Canso; Vincent, Halifax; Fred, Lawrencetown; sisters, Laura (Clayton) Haines, Canso; Mary (Ronnie) Helpard, Sheet Harbour; and his many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Joseph and Michael. We remember with pride his days as a founding member of the Canso Trawlermen's Co-op, as a former union leader with the UFCW, and as a tireless supporter and advocate for fishermen. Pat was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 46, Canso, and volunteered on numerous boards and committees. His dedication and passion was always aimed at advancing the well-being of his beloved hometown. Pat's keen sense of humour, intelligence, love of his pets "Cuddles" and "Pebbles", and for performing karaoke with his many costumes and songs will be sadly missed. Visitation was held in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso. Funeral service will be held Friday in Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Father Daniel Boudreau officiating. Interment immediately following in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Pat may be made to the Friends of Canso at: www.friendsofcanso.com.
HOWELL, Woodrow Dexter Sr.
HOWELL, Woodrow Dexter Sr. - 77, Creignish, passed away August 16, 2005, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Corner Brook, NL, he was a son of the late Claude and Irene (Hoskins) Howell. Woodrow, Eileen, and sons founded Woody's Crane Rentals 27 years ago. Prior to that he worked at various construction jobs in the Maritimes including being a crane operator during the construction of the Seal Island Bridge. He was a member of Operating Engineers Local 721, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 43, Solomon Lodge 46 and Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Port Hawkesbury. He and his wife enjoyed many trips in their motor home along with their dog, Cindy. Surviving are sons, Lennie and granddaughter Victoria, Craigmore; Woody Jr. (Marcella) and grandsons Jamie, Bobby and Christopher, all of Troy; stepgranddaughter, Kelley, Yarmouth; daughter, Nancy (Todd) Gilmore and grandchildren Jessica and Michael, all of Lawrencetown; sisters, Dorothy Kennedy, Jean (Jim) Jewer, Glenda (John) Langer, all of Corner Brook, NL; brothers, Roy (Pauline) Howell, Corner Brook, NL; Maxwell (Doris) Howell, Stephenville Crossing, NL; Ron (Jean) Howell, Corner Brook, NL. He was predeceased by his wife, Eileen Marie (Hardy) Howell. There will be no visitation. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Friday in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Rev. Michael Conrad officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Woodrow may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements were under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
Michael James George
GEORGE, Michael James - 51, 39 Napean St., Port Hawkesbury, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, March 19, 2005. Born in Arichat and grew up on Janvrin's Island, he was a beloved son of Edmond and Lorraine (McGrath) George, Port Hawkesbury. Mike was a devoted husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. Besides his parents, he is survived by his loving wife, Valerie (Savoy); daughter, Gillian; brother, Eric (Donna), Port Hawkesbury; sisters, Donna, Yarmouth; Gwen (Lawrence) Fougere, Augusta, Ga.; Susan (Steve) Pineo, Medicine Hat, Alta.; Daphne (Ronnie) MacDonald and Kimberly George, all of Port Hawkesbury; numerous nieces and nephews. Mike was an active member of the Port Hawkesbury Volunteer Fire Department and a member of St. Joseph's Parish. He was employed at Store Enso for the past 32 years and was a member of the Communications Energy and Paperworkers Union, Local 972. He enjoyed RVing, boats, and spending time with his family and friends. He is also a devoted Toronto Maple Leafs fan. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, with a vigil service at 8:30 p.m. this evening, all in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Father Bill Crispo officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only, donations in Mike's memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
Annie Belle MacDonald (MacLennan)
MacDONALD (MacLennan), Annie Belle - Nana Mickey passed away peacefully at home at the age of 96, on Saturday, March 19, 2005. Annie was born in Chimney Corner, Inverness Co., a daughter of the late Simon Rory and Mary Anne (MacLellan) MacLennan. She attended Provincial Normal School, Truro, in 1923 at the age of 15 years to pursue her love for teaching. She taught for nine years in one-room schools in Chimney Corner, Bay St. Lawrence, Dingwall, Giant's Lake, Mulgrave, and Cleveland, where she met and married her husband of 50 years, Michael MacDonald, who predeceased her in 1982. Annie substituted in Port Hawkesbury schools as she brought up her family of four, who survive her. Surviving are daughters, Margaret Hart, Anne Stone, Mary (Dr. Royden) Trainor, and son, Lennan (Irma) MacDonald; her special niece, Florence MacDonald-Cameron (Doug). Mother was blessed with her family, being all residents of Port Hawkesbury. Also surviving are 16 beloved grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; sister, Zena Saule, New Waterford; sister-in-law, Jessie MacLennan, Chimney Corner; numerous nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by grandsons in infancy, John Clifford Trainor and Hugh Mark MacDonald; son-in-law, Donald Hart; brothers, Hugh, Angus, Roddie; sister, Kaye Farquhar.
Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, with vigil service at 8:30 p.m., both in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral mass will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Father Bill Crispo officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery at a later date. Donations in memory of Nana Mickey may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Port Hawkesbury Food Bank or a charity of choice.
Rebecca Isabell Calder
CALDER, Rebecca Isabell - 92, Malagawatch, Inverness Co., passed away peacefully Monday, March 28, 2005, in Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck, where she had resided for the past few years. Born in Malagawatch, she was a daughter of the late Hugh and Mary Effie (Campbell) Calder. She will be sadly missed by all those who loved her. She was a homemaker and a member of Fulton Presbyterian Church, Malagawatch and member of the Island View Seniors Club, Marble Mountain. Surviving is sister Johnena “Jean” Mac Donald, Estmere; nieces, Arlene (Don) MacLellan and Sally (Ritchie) Ellis; nephews, Charles (Sadie) MacDonald and Hugh (Mary Lou) MacDonald; Grandnieces and grandnephews, Gordon (Kathy) MacDonald, Peter and Ann MacLellan, Alicea and Julie Mac Donald, Kristan and Matthew Ellis. She was predeceased by sisters Alice and Georgie; brother-in- law, Gordon MacDonald.
Visitation will be 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Saturday with funeral service at 11 a.m. both in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh, Rev. Ron Sharpe officiating. Interment in Malagawatch Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Isabell may be made to Malagawatch Cemetery.
Hugh John Chisholm
CHISHOLM, Hugh John - 98, Glendale, died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, in Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home. Born in Glendale, he was a son of the late Angus and Margaret Jane (MacEachen) Chisholm. Hughie was a retired farmer and a former member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union Local No. 927, a member of St. Mary of the Angels Parish, Glendale, and a 3rd degree member and life member of Cape Nova Council No. 7924 K.O.C. Surviving are daughters, Monica (Allan) MacLellan, Glendale; Maureen (Roger) MacIntyre, Port Hawkesbury; sons, Hugh (Anne Marie), Kingsville; Basil, Lawrence (Glenda), both of Glendale; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Margaret Jane MacEachen; sisters, Mary Belle MacInnis, Jessie Chisholm; brothers, Danny and Ronald.
Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday in St. Mary of the Angels Roman Catholic Church, Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Hughie may be made to Glendale Men's Club.
Joseph Ralph Gagnon
GAGNON, Joseph Ralph - 66, Stellarton, formerly of L'Ardoise, died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, in Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in L'Ardoise, he was a son of the late Theophile and Simone (Tremblay) Gagnon. Surviving are his stepmother, Virginia Gagnon, Richmond Villa, St. Peter's; three sisters, three brothers, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one sister and one brother.
No visitation. Funeral mass will be held in Holy Guardian Angel Roman Catholic Church, L'Ardoise, with burial in the parish Cemetery, both at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, St. Peter's. Donations in memory of Joseph may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Clayton William Hart
HART, Clayton William - 86, Port Shoreham, husband, father, family man and friend, passed away peacefully, April 1, 2005, at home with his loving family at his side. Born in Port Shoreham, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late William and Maude (Hadley) Hart. Through his lifetime, he worked as a self-employed carpenter and cabinet maker. He was also employed by Bowater Mersey Paper Company for several years. He was an active member of the Boylston United Church and served in various positions on the board. He was also involved in the community and enjoyed time with family and friends, curling, bowling and at Bayview Seniors' Club. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Rose (Slater); son, Scott (Sharon) Hart; daughters, Joy (Jacques) Matte; Florence (Findlay) Muir; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Guysborough. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today in Boylston United Church with Rev. Leonard Oracheski officiating. Burial will be in Manchester Community Cemetery followed by a reception in Bayview Seniors' Club. Family flowers only please. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Guysborough Memorial Hospital, Boylston United Church or Parkinson Society Canada, Maritime Region.
Ethel Viola Lumsden
LUMSDEN, Ethel Viola - 93, Canso, formerly of Half Island Cove, died Sunday, April 3, 2005, in Canso Seaside Manor. Born in Canso, she was a daughter of the late Naman and Arvilla (Hendsbee) Hendsbee. She was a homemaker and a member of Half Island Cove Baptist Church. Surviving are sons, Barry (Judy), Half Island Cove; Cyril, Halifax; Brian (Bertie), Souris, P.E.I.; brothers, Alvin, Oshawa, Ont.; Russell, Ottawa; Judson, U.S.A.; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward Havelock Lumsden; sons, Frankie and Reid; daughters, Grace, Ruth, and June; several brothers and sisters.
There will be no visitation. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Half Island Cove Baptist Church, Rev. David Wheeler officiating. Interment in Bayview Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso.
Frederick Hartling Beaton
BEATON, Frederick Hartling - 80, Orangedale, died Saturday, April 2, 2005, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Skye Glen, he was a son of the late John and Annie (Hartling) Beaton. Frederick was a retired labourer and a member of Stewart United Church, Whycocomagh, and Bayview Seniors' Club, Whycocomagh. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He leaves to mourn his aunt, Georganna Waters, Blues Mills; sister-in-law, Mora Johnson, and brother-in-law, Duncan Johnson, both of Ontario; numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by his stepmother, Susan (MacDonald) Beaton; sister, Annie Johnson and Edna MacLean; brothers, Stuart in infancy, Laughlin, and Allistar.
Visitation will be held today 2-9 p.m. in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in Stewart United Church with Donna Tourneur officiating. Burial in Skye Glen Cemetery. Donations in memory of Frederick may be made to Skye Glen Cemetery.
Lawrence Alexander Pardoe
PARDOE, Lawrence Alexander - 65, Bucklaw, died Saturday, April 2, 2005, in Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck. He was a son of the late John and Rosa (Blewer) Pardoe. Lawrence was a retired mechanic and an adherent of Little Narrows Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, the former Hilda Garland; son, John Alexander, Bucklaw; stepsons, Ian (Sylvia) Nicholson, Baddeck; Monty (Brenda) Nicholson, Baddeck; sisters, Audrey Pardoe, Aberdeen; Delores Comeau, Cape Pele, N.B. Also left to mourn are grandchildren, Sonja, Samantha, and Ethan Battiste; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Jimmy, Murdock and Gordon; niece, Mary; nephews, Carl and Alexander.
There will be no visitation. Graveside service will take place Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Little Narrows Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Rev. Ronald Sharpe officiating. Donations in memory of Lawrence may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh.
Grace Rhoda JAMIESON
JAMIESON, Grace Rhoda - 91, Mulgrave, died Friday, April 28, 2006, in Milford Haven Home for Special Care, Guysborough. Born in Manassette Lake, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late Clement and Jane (Carter) McKay. Grace was a retired employee of the former Wandlyn Motel, Port Hawkesbury, and a member of St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Mulgrave. Surviving are daughter, Ruby (John) Morgan, Riverview, N.B.; sons, David (Glenda), Miramichi, N.B.; Joseph (Sadie), Mulgrave; 20 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; seven great great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by husband, Guy; son, Kenneth; sisters, Lina, Bertha, Edna and Hazel Ryan; brothers, Ernest and Marty.
Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Mulgrave and Area Resting Place. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Rev. Susan Best officiating. Burial in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Hadleyville. Donations in memory of Grace may be made to Mulgrave and Area Resting Place. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
Jordan Taylor BOUDREAU
BOUDREAU, Jordan Taylor - 2, Port Hawkesbury, died Saturday, April 29, 2006, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Fredericton, N.B., she was the daughter of Lindsay Boudreau and Christine Colborne.
Surviving are paternal grandparents, Linda Cole and Gerard Boudreau, Petit de Grat; maternal grandparents, Hazel and Gordon MacLean, Sugarcamp; Ivan and Patty Colborne, Antigonish; paternal great-grandparents, Mary Louise and Gerald Boudreau, Petit de Grat; Elizabeth Cole, Port Hawkesbury; maternal great-grandmother, Rose Colborne, Truro; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her paternal great-grandfather, Joseph Donald Cole Jr.; maternal great-grandparents, Isabell and Stanley MacKinnon, and Ira Colborne.
Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. David's United Church, Port Hastings, Rev. Wilfred Pelley and Rev. Bill Crispo officiating. Burial in St. David's Cemetery. Donations in memory of Jordan may be made to the IWK Health Centre Foundation or a charity of choice.
Catherine Jean 'Kaye' MacINTYRE
1944 - 2006
MacINTYRE, Catherine Jean 'Kaye' - 62, Port Hawkesbury, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 2, 2006, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Sydney on March 25, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Blanche (Leomoine) Townsend (Louisbourg). She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Fred 'Bugs'; daughter, Kelly, son-in-law, Pat, and precious grandchildren, Daniel and Leah; brothers, George (Rose), Bridgewater; Jim (Anne), Catalone; nephews, David, Donald, Russie, Melvin, and Michael; special niece/granddaughter, Shelly; many 'special' and dear friends. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her daughter, Vesta (1988); Vesta's father, Vesty (1971).
There will be no visitation. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Port Hawkesbury, Father Bill Crispo officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations in Kaye's memory may be made to Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
Mary Cecilia COGSWELL
COGSWELL, Mary Cecilia - 95, Hureauville, Richmond Co., died Wednesday, May 3, 2006, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Hureauville, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Mary Ann (Goyetche) Richard. In her younger years, Mary worked as a clerk in the former Fred Grant Store, Grantville. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Lower River Inhabitants, and was a former member of St. Francis CWL. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Patrick J.; sisters, Louise, Janie, Julia, Bertha, and Eva; brothers, Alexander, Phil, Willie, and Godfrey.
Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Friday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church, Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Mary may be made to St. Francis de Sales Church Building Fund or Cemetery Fund.