ARDLEY, Mabel Thornton - 91, Dartmouth, passed away September 25, 2000, in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late Reid and Evelyn (Smith) Livingstone. She was a member of Dartmouth Museum Association, Atlantic amateur artists and Grace United Church. Surviving are sons, Robert and David, both of Dartmouth; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Burton; sisters, Irene and Reta; brothers, Aubrey, Roland and one in infancy. Funeral will be held 11 a.m. today in Grace United Church, Dartmouth, Rev. S. Fram officiating. Burial in Mount Hermon Cemetery. Donations to Regional Boys and Girls Club.
BATES, Helen Margaret - 93, Halifax, passed away peacefully September 25, 2000, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, surrounded by family. Born in Halifax in 1907, Helen was a lifelong resident and survivor of the Halifax Explosion. She attended Dalhousie and taught in the Halifax school system for many years. She loved gardening, nature and current events and pursued them with passion. Helen was a daughter of the late Charles D. Cooke and Beatrice (Greig) Cooke. She is survived by daughters, Chris Lamont (Philip), Southwest Cove; Eleanor Bates, Compiègne, France; Elizabeth Dunsworth (John), Southwest Cove; Helen McTague (Kevin), Halifax; grandchildren, Andrea McIntyre, Sophie Pilipezuk, Sarah, Geoffrey, Zoe and Molly Dunsworth; Jane and Robyn McTague; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Jessie Power, Halifax; Elsie Champion, Bedford; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, George T. Bates; sisters, Florence and May; brothers, William and Arthur. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, September 28, in Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, September 29, with reception to follow in Snow's Funeral Home. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Halifax-family only. Donations in Helen's memory may be made to the IWK Health Centre, The VG Site, QEII, Halifax or the charity of your choice.
BEZANSON, Gladys - 80, of 1186 Queen Street, Halifax passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2000 at the Queen Elizabeth Health Sciences Centre (Infirmary Site), Halifax. Born in Wales, she was the daughter of the late Margaret Griffiths. She was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the British Army. She was a former member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Halifax. She is survived by two daughters, Edna Miller, and her husband, John, Dartmouth; Lynda Davis, and her husband, Basil Jr., Lower Five Islands; five grandchildren, Debbie Rogers; John Miller, Carol Anne Miller, all of Dartmouth; Shauna Allen, and her husband, Gordon, Greenfield; Terry Davis, and his wife Marylou, Bible Hill; six great-grandchildren, Christopher and Dana Rogers, Tyler and Jessica Allen, Julia and Brady Davis. She was predeceased by an infant son, Terrance Maxwell. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Burial in the Five Islands Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
BOUCHARD, Marie Ann - 63, of Sunset Avenue, Oxford, NS, passed away suddenly on Tuesday evening, September 26, 2000 in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Springhill, she was the eldest daughter of the late Cecil Oliver and Marion Marguerite (Arseneault) Penney. She will be remembered for her gentle manner and as a loving wife and mother who was dedicated to her children and especially her six grandchildren. She worked 20 years for Bendix Avelex, Montreal, Quebec; she was a member of the Northumberland Golf and Country Club and enjoyed her crafts, especially tole painting and her many friends. She is survived by her husband, Bertrand (Butch) Bouchard; and children, Cynthia and husband, Michael and grandchildren, Paul, Christopher and David Watkins of Victoria BC; Stephen Bouchard of Terbonne, Quebec and Cathy and her husband Frank and grandchildren, Samantha, Stephanie and Sarah Clarke of Nanaimo, BC; sisters, Janice (Vernon) Gallant of Kolbec, Cumberland Co., NS; Diane (Ivan) Richard of Lower Five Islands, NS and Kathy (Donnie) Beaton of St. Phillippe, NB; brothers, Cecil (Alma) Penney of Kingston, Ontario and Peter (Shirley) of Portuguese Cove, NS; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday, September 29, 2000 in the St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Springhill, with Father Vernon Driscoll officiating. Burial in the Church Cemetery, North Street, Springhill. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation; The Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice would be appreciated.
BROWN, (Skinner) Judith Elaine - 50, Lower Sackville, formerly of Hunter Street, Halifax, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2000 in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Gertrude (Fleming) Skinner, Lower Sackville and the late Walton "Bub" Skinner. She was employed with Burgess Transfer & Storage Limited for 32 years. She is survived by sons, Raymond, Moncton; James, Sackville; her still loving best friend, ex-husband, Bill, Dartmouth; brother, Walton "Bud" (Megan), North Rustico; Douglas (Heather), Lower Sackville; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by son, Nicholas. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 10 a.m. Friday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or charity of choice.
CROWELL, Eileen Joyce - 77, Dartmouth, passed away September 26, 2000 in the New Infirmary Site, QEII. Born August 7, 1923 in Dartmouth, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Muriel (Lovett) Horne. In her early years, she attended Hawthorne and Findlay schools and was a graduate of the former St. Peter's Secretarial School in Dartmouth. She was a member of Christ Church, Dartmouth and a former member of the Hon. Joseph Howe Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Brightwood Golf Club and the Dartmouth General Hospital Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband, Milton M.; daughter, Karen Doherty, Bathurst, NB; son, Kevin Donald, Dartmouth; sister, Nora Moser, Dartmouth; brother, Donald Horne, Dartmouth; four grandchildren. Predeceased by sister, Helen Carroll, Jean Hood, Allan, Douglas, Benjamin. No visitation, a graveside service will be held 11 a.m. today in Mount Hermon Cemetery, Dartmouth, Archdeacon Paul Smith officiating. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the IWK Children's Hospital or any charity. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth.
DEVOE, Aulena Mae - 87, of Western Avenue, Parrsboro, Cumberland County, and formerly of Halifax and Bras D'Or, Cape Breton passed away Tuesday, September, 26, 2000 at Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Boulardarie, Cape Breton, she was the eldest daughter of the late Archibald and Amelia (Thompson) Dunlap. She will be remembered for her gentle manner and as a loving wife and mother who was dedicated to her children, especially the special needs of her sons. She was a former member of United Memorial Church, Halifax and the Crowdis Unit U.C.W. of that church and was a member of St. Andrew's United Church and U.C.W., Bras D'Or. She was an adherent of the Parrsboro Baptist Church since moving to Parrsboro in 1997. Surviving are daughters, Gloria (Burton) Jewers, and her husband, Don, Parrsboro with whom she resided for the past 7 years; Carol (Burton - Ozon) Carpenter, and her companion, Leonard Kolbe, Hinton, Alberta; a sister, Hannah Kaiser, Bras D'Or, Cape Breton; brother, Harry Dunlap, London, Ont.; six grandchildren, Margot Jewers, New York; Wanda Jewers, Parrsboro; Jeannie Ozon-Hoydal, Kristiansand, Norway; Debbie (Ozon) Klingbiel, Elizabeth (Ozon) Gorski, both of Hinton, Alberta; Susan (Ozon) Foss, Bonneyville, Alberta; nine great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husbands, William S. Burton of Halifax in 1962 and J. Edgar Devoe of George's River, Cape Breton in 1993; her sons, Lorne, Edmund, Bryan, Gary; five sisters; six brothers; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 11 a.m.- 12:00 noon today at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral 2 p.m. today at the Parrsboro Baptist Church, Rev. Jeffrey White and Rev. Jim Bushell officiating. Committal service to take place in the Fairview Cemetery, Halifax. Memorial donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (Research), South Cumberland Community Care Day Care Program or to a charity of choice. The family would respectfully request a scent free environment at this time.
DOUCETTE, Emily Ann "Minnie" - 91, Tidalview Manor, formerly of Chegoggin, Yarmouth Co., passed away September 24, 2000, in Tidalview Manor. Born in Yarmouth, she was a daughter of the late Simon and Emily (Maillette) Deveau. She was a member of St. Ambrose Cathedral, Yarmouth and was a homemaker all her working life. Surviving are her brother, Raymond, Chegoggin; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Ludger; son, Peter; brothers Timothy, Peter, Louis, Ernest, Wilfred, Joseph; sisters, Margaret, Isabelle, Mary. Funeral service 11 a.m. today in St. Ambrose Cathedral, Rev. Chinedu Chukwu officiating. Burial in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Yarmouth. Donations to any charity.
LASKEY, Ida May - 97, of Lower Sackville, passed away September 27, 2000 at Northwood Manor. Born in North Sydney, Cape Breton, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Sarah (Sparks) Roberts. She was a retired nurse from the Salvation Army. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Surviving are son, Lloyd and wife, Ellen, of Lower Sackville; two grandchildren, Stuart (Marie Claude) and Scott; great granddaughter, Morganne; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Howard; sisters, Jean and Ruth. Funeral service 11 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Visitation 7-9 p.m. this evening in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Burial 3 p.m. Friday in Oceanview Cemetery, in Saint John, New Brunswick. Donations may be made to the VON.
DOWELL, Hanson T. (The Honourable, QC) - 94, Middleton, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, September 23, 2000. Born September 14, 1906 in Stewiacke, the son of the late George Harris Dowell and Elizabeth Gertrude (Donaldson) Dowell. He received his early education at Elmsdale Public School and completed his high school education at the Halifax Academy. He received a teaching diploma from the Normal College in Truro in 1924 and taught school for several years. After spending a summer as a lay preacher in Alberta, he decided his calling was in law and he returned to school and received his law degree from Dalhousie University in 1930. He was admitted to the Bar on June 13, 1930. He moved to Middleton and set up a law practice in 1931 which he ran for 31 years. During that period he held several offices, Stipendiary Magistrate for the Town of Middletown, Stipendiary Magistrate for the County of Annapolis and Registrar of Probate for the County of Annapolis. On June 7, 1960 he was elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly in Nova Scotia for the District of Annapolis East. He was appointed Judge of the County Court of District Number Three in the Province of Nova Scotia in 1963, Judge of the Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes of the Province of Nova Scotia in 1966, Local Judge of the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in 1968 and served in those local capacities until his retirement in 1981. He was also one of the founding members of the Western Counties Bar Association. He served in the 2nd Batallion of the West Nova Scotia Regiment during WWII. He was an active volunteer and a member of many organizations during his lifetime. Hockey was his main interest and he served for over 50 years at various levels. He was President of the Central Valley Hockey League 1935-36, President of the Maritime Amateur Hockey Association 1936-40, joined the Canadian Amateur Hockey Assocation as Second Vice President in 1940, served as President in 1945-46-47 and continued to serve as Past President until 1950. He acted as Secretary-Treasurer-Registrar of the Maritime Amateur Hockey Association from 1956-1968 and Treasurer from 1968-1975. He moved to the Nova Scotia Hockey Association in 1975 and was treasurer until 1986. Over the years he received various awards from hockey organizations in Canada, U.S. and Europe. In addition to hockey he also was involved with the Middleton Tennis Club, served as a member of the Middleton Fire Department for 15 years and a member of the sponsoring group for the Middleton Cardinals Baseball Team which competed in the Halifax and District Baseball League. He was an avid curler, served on the executive of the Middleton Curling Club and was awarded a life membership. He was a member of Sunbeam Lodge #64 IOOF for 65 years. He was Past Master of Ionic Lodge #73 and a 65 year jewel holder. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Marjorie Alice Mosher, four brothers, Chester H., T. Morton, Dr. Willard C., and Gordon D.; si
ster, Helen E. (Dowell) Almquist; half sister, Vera Dowell MacDonald; and grandson, Michael Hanson Dowell (son of Roy and Anne Dowell). He is survived by his children C. Hanson (Renate A.), Middleton; Roy (Anne), Selkirk, Mannitoba; Judith H. (Mrs. Kenneth McLean), Harbourville; Edgar D. (Linda), Middleton and Janet M. Dowell-Renshaw (Mrs. Wayne Renshaw), Truro; 17 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Ionic service will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2000 at 7 p.m. Family members will be at Warren T. Roop's Funeral Home,, 398 Main Street, Middleton, N.S., 7-9 p.m. today, September 28, 2000 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, September 29, 2000. Memorial service will be held at St. John's United Church, 208 Main Street, Middleton, Annapolis County on Saturday, September 30, 2000 11 a.m., The Rev. Ewen Moase will be officiating. Reception to follow. Burial will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2000 in Elmsdale Cemetery with Rev. Carolyn Nicholson officiating. Following the interment, there will be a reception in the Riverview United Church in Elmsdale. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Dowell-Donaldson Memorial Fund c/o Riverview United Church, P.O. Box 130, Elmsdale, N.S. B0N 1M0 or any charity.
LeBLANC, Cyrille - 19, St. Joseph Du Moine, Inverness Co., passed away September 25, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Cheticamp, he was a son of Clarence and Jeanne (Haché) Leblanc. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church, St. Joseph Du Moine. Surviving are sister, Gisèle, Cheticamp; paternal grandfather, Etienne Leblanc, Cap LeMoine. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Charlie and Marie Luce (AuCoin) Haché; paternal grandmother, Jeannette Boudreau; one brother in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 10 a.m. Friday, both in St. Joseph's Church, St. Joseph Du Moine, Rev. Stephane Gamache officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Cheticamp Funeral Services Ltd.
DUTIN, Henri Joseph - Halifax, passed peacefully away Wednesday, September 27, 2000 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in St. Pierre et Miquelon, he was the eldest son of Alexandre and Josephine Marie (Rioux) Dutin. He was a Captain in the Coast Guard serving 28 years until his retirement in 1989. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Veronica, Cork City, Ireland. He was a loving father to Maryanne Baldwin (Eddie), Patricia Spearns (Greg), Simone Lewis (James), Andrée Joyce (Michael), all of Halifax; his only son, Joseph, Vancouver, BC. He will lovingly be remembered forever by his grandchildren, Amy, Ryan, Neil, Michael, Ellen, Morgan, Robert and Hughie. He is survived by his only sister, Marieanne Dutin, St. Pierre et Miquelon; nephews, Pierre and Christian Dutin, St. Pierre et Miquelon. He was predeceased by brothers, Pierre and Robert, St. Pierre et Miquelon. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends in St. Pierre et Miquelon, Nova Scotia and Ireland. He will rest in the Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax with visitation today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday, September 29, in St. John the Baptist Church, Purcell's Cove Rd., Rev. Richard Smith officiating. Burial in St. Anne's Cemetery, Portuguese Cove. Donations to St. John the Baptist Church or the Senior's Outreach Program. No flowers by request of the family.
ELLIS, Marion Olive - 75, Eastern Passage. It is wish deep sadness that Marion's children announce the passing of their loving mother on Tuesday, September 26, 2000 at the Dartmouth General Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Evelyn (Kilgar) and Lester Eddy. She was a life long resident of Eastern Passage and worked at Ocean View Manor for 27 years retiring in 1990. She was an active member of St. Peter's AWC. Surviving are daughter, Barbara (Harvey) Morrison, Colby Village; sons, Robert (Shirley), Brian (Darlene), Eastern Passage and Gary (Sharon), Cow Bay; grandchildren, Diane, Annette, Derrick, Jennifer, Erica and Geoffrey; great grandchildren, Kayleigh and Devon. She is survived by sisters, Alma (Forest), Eva (Ron) and Marilyn (Ivan); brothers, Clyde (Lorraine), Lloyd (Edna) and Maurice (Marie) and as well many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 46 years, Gerald; and a brother, Everett. Her family was a very important part of her life especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren who were her pride and joy. Marion will be greatly missed by her family and many friends especially her fellow Lady Astronaut Bowlers and her Rumoli Group. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today at J. Albert Walker & Sons Funeral Home, 1234 Cole Harbour Road. Funeral service will be Friday, 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Eastern Passage. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Famiy flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation oor St. Peter's Anglican Church.
FORHART, Richard Marcel "Dick" - 66, Lower Sackville, passed away September 24, 2000 in East Lake Ainslie, Inverness Co. Born in Montreal, he was a son of the late Richard and Jacqueline (Roberts) Forhart. He was employed for over 30 years and retired from HMCS Dockyard in the Sheet Metal Shop. He was involved with fundraising with the Metro United Way. He was a lover of nature and enjoyed bird watching, especially eagles. He did folk art and enjoyed singing. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret MacLean; daughters, Rose Lynn (Mrs. Michael Kelly), Windsor Junction; Katherine Forhart (Doug), Beaver Bank; Marcella Forhart (Stephen); son, Richard and wife, Crystal, Wellington; brother, Faisal, Halifax; sisters, Lila, Carmen, BC; Jacqueline, Halifax; grandchildren, Margaret, Sarah, Ainsley, Anna, Geena, Jenelle, Bradley, Joel, Robyn and Emma. He was predeceased by sister, Ramona. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Dad, soar with the Eagles.
MERRETT, Richard Albert, B.Sc.. Phm., M.Sc. Phm. - 53, Lower Sackville, passed away September 25, 2000, in the Victoria General Hospital. Born in St. Catharines, Ont., he was a son of the late Henry and Mary (Klenavic) Merrett. He was a well respected pharmacist and was employed 20 years at the Victoria General Hospital. He was very active in the Pharmacist Association of Nova Scotia and was on the Board of Directors. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, the former Sheila Murphy; beloved father of Bryan (Caroline), Ontario; Sean and Mark, both of Lower Sackville; sister, Ann Jellis, Mississauga, Ont.; nephews, Darren, Steven; granddaughter, Kayla; sister-in-law, Charlene Murphy, Lower Sackville; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Vincent and Irene Murphy, Lower Sackville. He was predeceased by a niece, Lyndsey. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m. today in St. John Vianney Church. Burial will be at a later date. Reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the QEII Foundation Multi-organ Transplant Pancreatic Islet Program.
MURPHY, Patricia Rose - 34, of 20 Wood Street, Glace Bay, passed away Monday, September 25, 2000 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the former Mary MacDonald and the late Joseph Murphy. Patricia was a member of St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay and spent most of her life in Glace Bay. She will be sadly missed by her mother "her best friend", Mary; brothers, Joe (Hilda), PEI; Tom, Jack (June) and Gordon (Sandra) of Ontario, several aunts, uncles and many nieces and nephews. Visitation for the late Ms. Murphy will be held today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Friday 10 a.m. in St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay with Fr. Clifford Bisson officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Joseph's Cemetery.
PIERCE, Lloyd St. Clair - 52, of Dartmouth, passed away September 24, 2000 at his cottage in Isaac's Harbour, Guysborough Co., born in Shelburne, he was the son of Clinton and Vera (Thorburn) Pierce, of Lockport, Shelburne Co. He was employed at the Nova Scotia Hospital for over 20 years. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. He is survived by his wife, the former Debbie Cooke; two daughters, Elysia and Erin, both at home; sisters, Sylvia (Gary) White, Orillia, Ont.; Cheryl (Tim) Atkinson, Bridgewater; brothers, Graham (Joann) Pierce, White Rock, BC; Tony (Cathie) Porters Lake, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a nephew. Funeral service will be held today, September 28, 2000 at 4 p.m. all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Interment to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, with a reception to follow in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to charity of choice.
ROSS, Philip L. - 52, of Elmsdale, passed away suddenly Monday, September 25, 2000 at his home. Born in Lantz, he was a son of Daisy (Stewart) Ross, Enfield; and the late Creighton Ross. He was an employee of MTT for twenty nine years in various capacities and most recently as a dispatcher. He was a former member of the R.C.A.F., a past member of the Enfield and District Lion's Club, an avid sports fan and supporter of local sporting organizations. Phil was dedicated to his famiy and participated in all of the events that his children took part in. Phil's quick wit and lively sense of humour will always be cherished by those who knew him. Surviving are his wife, Edith (Ferguson); sons, Alan, Sean; daughter, Margo, all at home; sisters, Marla Hurshman, Shubenacadie; Beth Burns, Calgary; brothers, Brian, Alberta; Steven, Lantz. He was predeceased by sister, Janet McCaffrey. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, at St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Church, Enfield from where funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Father Paul Granville S.J. officiating. Following burial in the parish Cemetery, a reception will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Enfield. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie.
SCHURMAN, Dorothy - 82, of Coldbrook, Kings County, (Springhill, NS) passed away September 27, 2000, at the Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville, NS, with loving family and friends by her side. Left to mourn are her son, Alan and wife Ann, Coldbrook; daughter, Dana and husband, Gorden, PEI; granddaughters, Tammy, step-granddaughter, Kelly; sisters, Marion Shaw, Pictou; Kathleen and husband, Angus McMillan, Antigonish; sister-in-law, Mona Murray, Truro; brother, Kay and wife Betty Murray, Amherst. Predeceased by husband, Allister; brother, Tom. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Burial at a later date in Rodney Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the palliative care unit at Palmeters Country Home Resident Society, Kentville, NS.
SHAW, Dolena Katherine - 81, Marion Bridge, passed away September 26, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Point Michaud, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth D. and Mary (Morrison) MacAskill. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church. She was a charge attendant at the Cape Breton Hospital for 15 years and a member of the Branch 12 Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Surviving are her son, John K., Kitchener, Ont.; sisters, Mabel MacKillop, Sydney; Margaret MacLeod, St. Peters; Lexena MacKillop, Grand River; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; eight nephews; two nieces. She was predeceased by her husband, Neil J.; a sister in infancy; brothers, John A., Donald and one in infancy. Visitation 2-4, -7 9 p.m. today, in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel, Pastor Kevin Richardson officiating. Burial in Grand River Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or any charity.
SIMPSON (Amos), Bessie - 84, Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck, passed away September 26, 2000. Born in Great Shemogue, N.B., she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Nellie (Johnson) Amos. She was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Baddeck. She grew up on Murray Road, N.B. As a young wife and mother, she helped her husband (the late Charles Simpson), run a farm on Murray Road and in 1962 moved to Baddeck. She ran the Rest-A-While Tourist Home before retiring to her smaller home on the Shore Road. She is survived by her children, Debbie (Mrs. William Burt), Englishtown; sons, Vance, Smiths Cove; Kevin and his wife Delina, Middle River; grandchildren, Paul, Lisa and Danielle; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Bailey, Jillian and Christopher. She was predeceased by son, Stephen John at birth. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today in Knox Presbyterian Church, Baddeck, Rev. Lloyd Murdock officiating. Private burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery, Port Elgin, N.B. at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Victoria County Hospital Foundation.
SMITH, Georgia Elizabeth - The death of Georgia Elizabeth (Robinson) Smith, age 95, occurred on September 25, 2000 at the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, NS. Born in McKay Section, Nova Scotia, she was a daughter of the late William and Laura (Parker) Robinson. She was a member of Gliders Club. Survived by daughters, Reta (Charles) Gould, East Brookfield, Massachusetts; Myrtle Smith, of Hantsport; Edith Allen, of Hantsport; sons, Gordon (friend Nancy), of Stroud, Ontario; Laurie, of Windsor; and Gerald (Paula) of Dartmouth; 12 grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Lewis; a sister, Willa; a brother, Percy; 2 sisters and 2 brothers in infancy. Funeral service to be held today, September 28, at 2 p.m. in Lohnes-Beazley Memorial Chapel, the Rev. Patricia Rose officiating. Interment in Centre Falmouth Cemetery, Falmouth, NS. Family flowers only, however those wishing to make a donation in Georgia's name, are invited to do so to the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, Nova Scotia, B0N 2T0.
STEELE, George Joseph - 74, of Dartmouth, passed away September 27, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was the foster son of the late Earl and Arelia Romkey. Surviving are three foster sisters and four foster brothers. He was predeceased by his birth mother Mary Smith. No visiting by request. A graveside service will be held Friday 2 p.m. in St. Peters Cemetery Eastern Passage. Rev. Les Robertson officiating. Family flowers only, donations to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home.
WILNEFF, Richie Douglas - Halifax, passed away September 26, 2000, in the IWK Grace Health Centre, QEII. Born January 10, 2000, he was the son of Richard Wilneff and Lee-Ann Grant. Surviving are his paternal grandparents, Marlene and Wayne Swinimer; maternal grandparents, Lorna and Gary Foster ; one aunt; one uncle. Graveside funeral 2 p.m. today in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.