AMIRAULT, Virginie Anne - 82, of Nakale Home for Special Care, Glenwood. Passed away on January, 29, 2001, at the home. Born in Amirault Hill, Yarmouth County, she was a daughter of the late Apolinaine and Hermine (Leblanc) Bourque. She was a homemaker. She is survived by three sons, James (Joan), of Amirault Hill; Carl (Doris), Meteghan; Dave (Andrea), Lower Sackville; three daughters, Velma (Patrick) Hubbard, Amirault Hill; Dora (Robert) Doucette, Amirault Hill; Priscilla (Arthur) Leblanc, Lower Wedgeport; one sister, Georgette Surette of Yarmouth; 15 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond; two sons, Roman and Cecil; three brothers, Ambroise, Simon and Paul; one sister, Cecile. Her remains are resting at Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Visitation today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. with prayer at 8 p.m., both in Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Funeral will be held today, at 10 a.m. in The Holy Family Church in Amirault Hill. Interment in the parish cemetery with Reverend Crepin Khonde officiating. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
BOWSER, Hazel - 85, Dartmouth, passed away January 29, 2001 at Northwood Care Centre. Born in Ostrea Lake, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ella Mae (Mosher) Gale. She is survived by son, Luis and wife, Joanne Bowser, Dartmouth; brother, Percy Gale, Lake Echo; sister, Goldye (Mrs. Francis Turple), Fall River. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Bowser; brothers, Sandy Gale and Seldon Gale; grandson, Jason Bowser. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held today, February 1, 2001 at 11 a.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
CHISHOLM, R. Melvin - 79, Highland Dr., New Glasgow, passed away January 30, 2001, at home. Born in Moose River, Pictou Co., a son of the late Robert David and Jessie Ann (Fraser) Chisholm. Surviving are wife, Margaret Elizabeth (Robertson); daughters, Elizabeth Betty Murphy, New Glasgow; Cheryl (Ed) Weir, Riverton; grandsons, Derek Weir, Halifax; Ryan Murphy, New Glasgow; nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by grandson, David Weir; sisters and brothers. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in P.&K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral 1 p.m. Friday in St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, Rev. Dr. James Farris officiating. Burial in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only.
CONDON, Fred E. - Liverpool, Queens County, passed away Monday, January 29, 2001, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Hillsburn, Annapolis County, he was a son of the late Percy and Gertrude (Longmire) Condon. He was a school teacher and principal for 46 years in various areas of Nova Scotia. He was an active charter member in the Liverpool Lions Club and a member of the Seniors Ponoquers Club. He was a member of the Retired Teachers Association. He is survived by his wife, the former Marilyn Young; his daughters, Carolyn (Glen) Lundrigan of Markham, Ontario; Karen, of Mahone Bay; his sons, Kendall (Kitty) of Lower Sackville; and Craig at home; grandchildren, Michelle, David, Graeme and Brian; his sister, Marguerite (Bruce) Wiles of Hillsburn. He was predeceased by his brother, Hartley. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers Funeral Home, Liverpool. A memorial service will be held today, February 1st, 2001, at 11 a.m. from Trinity Anglican Church, Liverpool, Canon K.M. Vaughan officiating. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Queens General Hospital Foundation, Trinity Anglican Church Altar Guild or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
COOPER, Nancy - 69, Halifax, passed away January 28, 2001 in Halifax. Born in Vancouver, B.C., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jean Stewart. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a homemaker and a wonderful mother and grandmother. A valued supporter of X-mas Daddies and will be sadly missed by family and friends. Survived by daughter, Veronica "Jeannie" (Daniel) Fougere; sons, Donald Joseph Cooper, Halifax; George Herbert Cooper, N.B.; grandchildren, Cynthia Cooper, Nancy Jean Fougere and Ashley Marie Fougere; great-grandchild, Tenacity; close family friends, Evelyn Smith and Rose Hartnett and family. She was predeceased by husband, James. Funeral service 9:30 a.m. today in Cruikshank's Chapel. Burial to follow in St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Kidney Foundation of Nova Scotia.
DAY (Gregoire), Rosella Eunice - 91, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully January 30, 2001 at Ocean View Manor, Eastern Passage. Born January 19, 1910, she was the daughter of the late John and Eunice (Bowes) Gregoire. Surviving are her daughter, Myrna (Robert) Weldon, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Gail Gray, Jane (Richard) Grijm, Sharon Foster , Judy Redman, Robert (Martha) Weldon, David (Anne Marie) Weldon; twelve great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; sisters, Jean Topple, Dartmouth; Dora LeBaron, Harriman, New York. Predeceased by her husband, George; son, Donald; sisters, Mildred, Muriel; brothers, Everett, Frank, Richard. Cremation has taken place, no visitation by request, memorial service will take place 2 p.m. today in the A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, Dartmouth or charity of choice. Many thanks to the staff at Ocean View Manor.
DOOKS, Madelyn Cecelia - 84, Head of Jeddore, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2001, at the Twin Oaks Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Mary (Chapman) Simmons. She was a survivor of the Halifax Explosion. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Dooks; sister, Frances (Simmons) Dooks. Surviving are sons, Ralph (Brenda), Dartmouth; Reginald (Dorothy), Red Deer, Alta.; Martin (Dale), Conrod Settlement; daughter, Roberta (Wayne) Webber, Lake Charlotte; eight grandchildren, David, Ryan, Stacy, Stephen, Amy, Kimberlee, Kelly, Karl, and five great-grandchildren, Emily, Virginia, Koy, Isaac and Hailey. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Service will be held Friday, February 2, at 2 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Reception to follow the service in the funeral home lounge. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Twin Oaks Hospital or Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.
FRASER, Arlington Wesley (Arlie) - 50 years of Athol Road, Springhill, NS, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2001 in All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Angus Wesley and Helen Elizabeth (Smith) Fraser. He worked as a Correctional Officer at the Springhill Institution for 22 years; was a member of the Blue Knights; member of the Springhill and Oxford Knights of Pythias and Pythian Sisters; the Springhill Senior Citizens and was a past member of the Springhill Fire Department. He volunteered with many organizations mainly at the GOVRC Workshop, Springhill and enjoyed family, motorbiking, hunting and fishing. Besides his wife, the former Nancy Hiltz, he is survived by a son Christopher (Dana) Fraser of Borden, Ontario; daughters, Candace (Troy) Dorey of Springhill and Christeena (Paul) Gabriel of Amherst and three grandchildren, Brittany, Brianna and Brendon; brothers, Harold (Bernice) Fraser, Carl (Barbara) Fraser all of Springhill and Larry (Susan) Fraser, Moose River, Cumberland County; sisters, Mrs. Beth Adams, Audrey (Murray) Marshall and Helen (Melvin) Legere all of Springhill; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today from the A.H. Brown Funeral Home in Springhill. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2001 in the Springhill United Baptist Church, Springhill, with the Reverend Brent MacDonald officiating. Burial in the Glenville Cemetery, Cumberland Co., at a later date. Donations to the GOVRC Workshop, Springhill would be appreciated.
FULLER, John Alfred - 57, New Minas, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2001, in Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Wolfville, he was a son of Dorothy (Cox) Fuller, New Minas and the late John N. Fuller. He is survived by sisters, Linda G. (Fuller) Smith, New Minas; Carol Fancy and Janette Uyterlinde, both of British Columbia. He was predeceased by brothers, Terrance and Gerry. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. today, February 1, 2001, in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Reverend Bruce Patstone officiating. Private family interment will be in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Lupus Society of Nova Scotia or the Gideon Bible Society.
GAUTHIER, Ronald Alexander - 68, Dartmouth, passed away January 30, 2001 in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Montreal, Quebec, he was a son of the late George and Beatrice (Hartigan) Gauthier. He served in the RCN from 1951-1979. A member of the Royal Canadian Legion Centennial Branch 160; past member of C.P.O. and P.O. Association and Knights of Columbus. He was an amateur sports coach in Shannon Heights and an avid golfer. Surviving are his wife, the former Judith Conrad; loving daughter, Shelley (Serge) DeSerres, Dartmouth; Wendy (Marc) Swanson, Fort Smith, NWT; sons, Tim (Joanne), Fort Smith, NWT; Mike (Nadine), Dartmouth; sister, Ina Baxter, Florida; brother, Fred, St. Mary's, Ont.; grandchildren, Matthew, Mallory, Marc-Andre, Damien, Adrian, Ian and Bedouin. He was predeceased by brothers, George and Ken. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, Legion service 7 p.m. today, all in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland Street, Dartmouth. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of Assumption Church, Shearwater, Father John Tracey officiating. Burial at sea at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
HANDSPIKER, Fraser Ruggles - 63, of Digby, passed away January 28, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Mount Pleasant, Digby Co., he was a son of Hetty (Titus) Handspiker, Mount Pleasant and the late Fraser Handspiker. He was an avid sportsman, fisherman and golfer, he can be recognized as a member at the Sports Hall of Fame in Digby, he was a member of the Digby Ravens Hockey Team, also the Centreville Pirates. He worked at the Digby Pines Golf Course for 25 years and at the Digby Courier Office as offset printer for several years. He is survived by sons, Peter (wife Candy) and Paul, both of Mount Pleasant; sisters, Luella Urquhart, Fredericton, N.B.; Veronica Mitchell, Digby; brothers, Winston, Sydney, N.S.; Brian, Joggin Bridge, Digby Co.; granddaughter, Shawna Davies, Halifax; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Perry; aunt, Pearl Handspiker; uncle, Edgar Handspiker. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Sunday, funeral 1 p.m. Monday, both in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Rev. Linda Reid officiating. Interment at a later date. Donations in memory can be made to a charity of your choice.
HAWLEY, Lawrence James - 49, of Soapstone Mines, Inverness County, passed away Monday, January 29, 2001, at home. Born in Baddeck, he was a son of the late Lawrence J. and Ellie Ann MacRury Hawley. He was a propane technician and worked for Speedy Propane, Sydney for 22 years. He was an adherent of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Whycocomagh. Survived by his wife, the former Isabel Fraser; daughter, Lori Ann, Ross Ferry; sons, Rodney (Francine), Blues Mills; Sandy, Ross Ferry; sisters, Annie Mae (Peter) MacInnis, Skye Glen; Margaret Rose (Jerry) Ward, Soapstone Mines; Barbie (Eric) LeFort, Soapstone Mines; brother, Jimmy (Mary) MacRury, Soapstone Mines; the joy of his life three grandchildren, Bhreagh, Danielle, Alexander; aunt, Dolena Brewster, Glace Bay; uncle, LeRoy MacRury, Whycocomagh; 12 nieces and nephews and large extended family. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in the Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. Funeral Service will be held 2 p.m. Friday in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Rev. John Barry Forsyth officiating. Burial in the Stewartdale Cemetery. "A true friend to all".
JOLLIMORE, Dorothy Pauline - 71, Conquerall Bank, Lunenburg County, passed away January 30, 2001 in Mahone Nursing Home, Mahone Bay. Born in Conquerall Bank, Lunenburg County, she was a daughter of the late Forrest and Beatrice (Cross) Meisner. Surviving are her husband, James; daughter, Carolyn Thomas (Martin) Midville Branch, Linda Whynot (Gerald), Lois Nauss, all of Hebb's Cross; son, Clyde Nauss (Maxine), Mount Pleasant; sisters, Ethel Whynot (Lester), Branch LaHave; Thelma Dagley, Port Medway; Evelyn Rawding (Alvin), Conquerall Mills; Myrtle Grant (Robert), Blockhouse; Margaret Durling (Richard), Lunenburg; brothers, Eldred, Conquerall Bank; Norman, Lake Centre; numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Eric; brother, Clyde. No visitation by request. Memorial service 1:30 p.m. Friday in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Reverend David Whynot officiating. Burial in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Conquerall Bank. Immediate family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
MARTELL, Donald James - 64, Pondville, passed away January 30, 2001, in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Poirierville, he was a son of the late Amadie and Mabel Ann (Britten) Martell. He was a member of the Lennox Passage Yacht Club in D'Escousse. He is survived by his wife, the former Roberta Elizabeth (Lafford) Martell, Pondville; daughters, Jean (Mrs. Al Kehoe), Rocky Bay; Joan and companion Norman Britten, Dartmouth; June (Mrs. Gary Campbell), St. Peter's; son, Donald James Jr. (Penny), Dartmouth; grandchildren, Coady, Courtney, Katlin, Cali, Anthony, Kyle and Chad. He was predeceased by brother, Francis H. Martell. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Friday morning in St. Hyacinth Church, D'Escousse, Rev. Yvan Loignon officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care or St. Hyacinth Cemetery Fund.
McLELLAN, Jack Howard - 82, Dykeland Lodge, Windsor, formerly of East Walton, passed away January 29, 2001, the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, Halifax, N.S. Born August 12, 1918, at East Walton, Hants Co., he was a son of the late James and Naomi (Lake) McLellan. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was a carpenter for most of his working life. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, the former Lillian Davis; daughters, Dianne (Reg) Laffin, Moose Brook; Eleanor Foley, Sackville; Veralyn (Richard) Newton, Pam (Chris) Houle, both of East Walton; sons, Fred (Muriel), Dartmouth; William (Carol), Moose Brook; Jack (Madelene), Cambridge; James (Edith), Forte St. John, B.C.; Herbert (Connie), Bramber; Timothy (Marie), Cambridge; 24 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by daughter, Doreen; two children in infancy. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, February 1st, in Tennecape United Church, Tennecape, Mr. Alex Mosher officiating. Interment in Tennecape Church Cemetery, Tennecape. Donations may be made to the Tennecape United Church or Cemetery Fund.
MILLMAN, John Erskine - 75, of Dartmouth, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2001 at the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building. Born in Alberton, PEI, he was the son of the late James and Mary Millman. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the R.C.N.V.R. later making a career with the RCN retiring after 25 years service. He is survived by his wife, the former Blanche Smith; sons, David (Karen), Hawaii; Ronald (Margurite), Dartmouth; daughters, Judi Malette (Douglas), of Trenton, Ontario; Sheila Hiltz (Dale), Sackville; Dianne McGowan, Sackville; sister, Anne Hemeon, Tantallon; grandchildren, Tanya, Karri, Tracey, Melissa, Krista, Courtney, Lindsay, Geoffrey, Gregory, Christopher, Andrew, Riley, six great grandchildren and daughter in law, Sandy. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Andrew McGowan; sisters, Margaret and Mae; brothers, Walter, Edward, William, Frederick. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service Friday 2 p.m. both at the Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building.
MORRISON, Randy - 39, Glace Bay, passed away January 29, 2001, at Glace Bay Health Care Facility. Born in Glace Bay, son of the former Joan McLeod and the late Dee (Alex) Morrison. Surviving are wife, Heather (McPherson); son, Liam, at home; Tommy and Mary McPherson; sister, Vicky, Halifax; brothers, Darryl, Glace Bay; Mario, Vancouver. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 11 a.m. today, February 1st, at Holy Cross Church, Fr. John Graham officiating. Family will receive friends in the church basement following the service. Family flowers only, donations to The Children's Wish Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society C.B.Chapter
O'HANDLEY, Allen Angus - 86, Dartmouth, passed away January 29, 2001, in the Veterans' Memorial Building, Halifax. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Neil and Sarah (MacDonald) O'Handley. In his earlier years he lived in Judique, after he worked at Sydney Steel, he volunteered for the Canadian Army, and served during the Second World War, after the war he worked at a fish plant in Halifax, most recently he was a member of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires until he retired. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary MacArthur. As well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Euphemia; brothers, Rory, Joe and Sandy. Visiting was 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Following visiting in Dartmouth, remains will be transferred to the Port Hood Funeral Home, for visitation and funeral.
O'KEEFE, John Charles - 80, East Uniacke, passed away January 30, 2001 in Hants Community Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late John and Clara (Platt). He served in the Second World War. He was a firefighter at the Dockyard and later owned and operated Esso Service Stations in Bedford and Halifax. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 95, Bedford. He enjoyed playing the banjo at his Friday night get-togethers. Surviving are his wife, the former Olive Miller; daughters, Janice Nicoll and husband, Barry, East Uniacke; Sandra Bezanson and husband, Chuck, Timberlea; sister, Helen Draper, Halifax; grandchildren, John, Pamela and Amanda. He was predeceased by sisters, Mary Gillis, Audrey Richmond and a half-brother. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held Friday, February 9, 2001 at 1 p.m. in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville, reception to follow at Bedford Legion. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer or charity of choice.
RYAN, William Charles "Bill" - 60, Lower North Grant, Antigonish Co., passed away suddenly, Sunday, January 28, 2001, at home. Born in Antigonish, he was the son of the late Patrick and Stella (Kennedy) Ryan. He was a self employed taxi driver with M & M taxi, Antigonish. Surviving are brothers, John, Sudbury, Ontario; Bernard, Highland Crest Home, Antigonish; sisters, Theresa (Andrew) Acelvari, Cardiff, Ontario; Anne(John) Peace; Brockville, Ontario; Mary Reid, Antigonish; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Stephen and Phillip. Funeral service today 11 a.m. in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, Rev. Will MacPherson officiating. Burial in St. Ninian's Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
SIEGEL, Ronald Frederick - 53, Halifax, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2001 at the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born August 10, 1947 in Peterborough, Ontario, he was a son of the late Gustave and Edith Siegel. He worked with the Canadian Armed Forces (Navy) and retired in 1995. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and cooking on the barbecue. Surviving are his wife of 32 years, the former Geraldine Mary Shea; daughter, Casey, Halifax; son, Ronald Jr., Ontario; brothers, Robert, Richard, Peter, all of Ontario. He was predeceased by his sister, Mrs. Pauline Johnson. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2001 in Atlantic Funeral Home Chapel, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a charity of your choice.
TURNER, Lillie Gladys - 98, Grafton, Kings Co., passed away January 30, 2001, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Grafton, she was a daughter of the late Starrett and Jennie (Vaughn) Sanford. She had lived most of her life in the Grafton area and was a member of the Grafton Baptist Church. For the past several years she has resided in the Fundy Villa Apartments and most recently in the Grafton area and was a member of the Grafton Baptist Church. For the past several years she has resided in the Fundy Villa Apartments and most recently in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Surviving are sons, George (Eva) Turner, Grafton; Clark Turner, Coalbranch, NB; Allison (Faye) Turner, Cambridge, Kings Co.; daughter, Jennie Mahar, Garland, Kings Co.; 13 grandchildren; several great grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Turner; daughter, Violet Hines; granddaughter, Kimberley Turner; son-in-law, Allison Mahar; sister, Annie Pye; brothers, Albert, Earl, Charles and Walter Sanford. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, February 2, in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 2001, in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Rev. Leo Fletcher officiating. A reception will be held in the Manor prior to the interment service at the Black Rock Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Fundy Villa or the Grand View Manor, Berwick.
VYE, George Norman - 90, of Middleton, passed away January 29, 2001, at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Digby, he was a son of the late Charles and Rhoda (Cummings) Vye. He received his education in Middleton and Acadia University. He was a member of Middleton United Baptist Church, life member of Middleton Ionic Lodge, former member of Middleton Town Council, part of the management team of Thompson's Transfer Company, Middleton. He was also employed with Irving Oil, Schooner Outfitting Company, Halifax, operated a service station in Wilmot and Vye's Fashion Shop, Middleton. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking. Surviving are daughter, Carol Mitchell, Middleton; sisters, Anna Lincoln and Dorothy Vye, both of Kingston, Ont.; grandchildren, Brian Mitchell and Shari Lapena, both of Toronto; great-grandson, Christopher Lapena. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Helen McNally; son, Graham. Visiting 7-9 p.m. Friday, Masonic Lodge service 7 p.m. Friday and funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, all at the Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Dr. Byron Fenwick and Rev. Donald Robertson officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations to Middleton United Baptist Church or charity of choice.
WOODS, Emily Mae - 90, formerly of Halifax, passed away in The Birches, Musquodoboit Harbour on January 28, 2001. Born in Oyster Pond, Jeddore, Halifax Co., she was a daughter of the late Jeremiah and Ellen (Arnold) Myers, loving wife of the late Detective Walter Woods of the Halifax Police Department. She is survived by daughters, Joan Gribbon, Kingston, Ont.; Lorraine Williams, Head of Jeddore; grandsons, Walter Gribbon, Kingston, Ont.; Greg Williams, Musquodoboit Harbour. She was predeceased by brothers, Cyril, John, Earl, Hollis, Foster and Reginald; sister, Beatrice. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Funeral service will be held at 12 noon today in St. Joseph's Church, Russell Street, Father Charles Pottie officiating. Burial will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to The Birches or Twin Oaks Hospital, Musquodoboit Harbour.