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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 193

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 23 April 2008, at 5:41 p.m.

BAILEY, Morton Newcombe - 86, North Alton, Kings Co., passed away June 12, 2000, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Kentville, he was a son of the late Francis William Crewe and Emily Marguerite (Frost) Bailey. He had been employed for 45 years at Kentville Publishing as a Lithographer, and was a book dealer and stamp collector for several years. In his younger years, he was a member of the Kings Canadian Hussars in Kentville. Surviving are his sons, Arthur, Maine; Alex, Lower Sackville; Francis "Fran", Kentville; daughters, Ethel Bailey, New Visions, Aylesford, Kings Co.; Joanne Ferris, Ontario; brother, Harold, Kentville; sister, Leonora Hiltz, Kentville; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, James. Funeral service 10 a.m. today, June 15, in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Rev. Tim Archibald and Rev. Doctor Freeman Fenerty officiating. Burial in Chipman Corner Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.

BEZANSON, Beverly Eugene "Jake" - 59, Pine Grove Subdivision, Coldbrook, passed away at home. Born in Kentville, he was a son of the late Everett and Stella (Arnburg) Bezanson. He had been employed with Canada Manpower for 33 years. He was a veteran of the Kentville Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kings Branch 6. He is survived by son, Darrell and fiancée Shannon, Kentville; sisters, Gwendolyn and husband Ronald Cornwell, Auburn, Kings Co.; Lorraine Irvin, Windsor, Ont.; brothers, Wayne and wife Joyce, New Minas; Ronald and wife Donna, Pembroke, Ont.; grandson, MacKeil. He was predeceased by brother, Darrell. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today with Royal Canadian Legion service at 7 p.m., funeral service will be 4 p.m. Friday, June 16, all in the W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Rev. Doctor Freeman Fenerty officiating. Burial will be in the Elm Grove Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

BURKE, Gordon Francis - 67, of Lake of the Woods, Hubley, passed away at home, Monday, June 12, 2000. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Alex and Sadie (MacIntyre) Burke. He was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces for 35 years, in Food Services, retiring as Master Warrant Officer. He was an ardent fisherman and hunter. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Hannelore Mohr; brothers, Johnny, Lower Sackville; Patrick, Spryfield; step-mother, Margaret Burke, Halifax; step-sisters, Bernice, Joan, Dot and Audrey; step-brothers, Billy and Earl; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by sister, Ann Laydon; brothers, Jim, Tom and Joe Burke. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 16, in the Chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax, followed by a reception in the reception centre. A private burial will be held at a later date in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Ronald MacDonald House.

CAMPBELL, Katherine Elizabeth - 82, of Dartmouth, formerly of Yarmouth, passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2000 at the Dartmouth General Hospital, Dartmouth. Born in Pictou, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Sarah (Harris) MacPhail. At the age of 47, she graduated from Camphill School of Nursing, Halifax, with a standing ovation, for coming fifth in her class and winning the prize for best bedside nursing. She retired as Public Health Nurse, after 14 years in Yarmouth County. She will be remembered for her kindness and generosity for all who knew her. Her most enjoyable time was spent with her two grandsons, Gregory and Justin Pye, in Texas and her dog "Abby". She is survived by her sons, Kenneth and wife Cheryl, New Glasgow; Douglas and wife, Susan, Calgary, Alta. daughters, Carol and husband, Lloyd Moulton, London, Ont.; Sally, Halifax; Susan and husband, David Pye, San Antonio, Texas; brother, Parker and wife Agnes, Lawrencetown; sister, Esther Pond, Port Hood; 12 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John James Campbell Jr.; brothers, Harris and Hilton and one grandchild. Cremation has taken place, under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. Memorial mass 2 p.m. Friday, June 16, at St. Stephen's Church, with Rev. Fr. Donald Boudreau officiating. Urn burial in the family plot, Holy Name Cemetery, Westville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Cancer Society. Condolences to Susan Pye, 11711 Braesview, Apt. 3006, San Antonio, Texas (78213).

CASEY, Audrey Louise - 76, of 12 Elgin Street, Springhill, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2000 in the Dr. George DuMont Hospital, Moncton, N.B. Born in Folly Mountain, Colchester Co., N.S., she was a daughter of the late John and Ida (Campbell) McLean. She was a member of the All Saints Anglican Church, Springhill; the Salvation Army Home League and the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed dancing, cards, sewing and gardening. She is survived by sons, Donald of Cambridge, Ontario; John, of Toronto, Ontario; Charles (Heather) of Pickering, Ontario; and James of Pefferlaw, Ontario; daughters, Beverly (Marvin) MacDonald of Springhill; Sharon (Stanley) Coles of Stanley Bridge, PEI; and Joyce (John) Brown of Scotsburn, Pictou Co.; a brother, George McLean of Charlottetown, PEI; fifteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Douglas Bliss Casey; brothers, Arthur, Lawrence, Roy, Harry, Jack and Arnold; sisters, Helen, Gladys, Iva, Dorothy, Vivian and Clara; one grandson, John Jr. Visitations will be held Friday afternoon and evening in the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, from where the funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2000 with the Reverend Frank Likely officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, N.S. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

CROFT, Mrs. Owen L. (Bessie) - wife of the late Dr. Owen L. Croft, at Melville Lodge on June 13, 2000 in her ninety-eigth year. Born in Sunderland, Ontario, she was the former Elizabeth (Bessie) Geary Culham Sutherland, daughter of the late Edward Geary Sutherland and Florence Naomi Sutherland. Her early life was spent in Hamilton and Toronto before moving to Halifax. She was a member of St. Peter's Anglican Church, Hamilton. She is survived by her daughter, Carol (James) Drummond of Jordan Station, Ontario. She was predeceased by her brother, Harold Sutherland (1995). A family graveside service will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Chester Basin.

CROOK, George William - born September 15, 1918, passed away in Dartmouth General Hospital, June 13, 2000. Son of the late George and Veda (Mills) Crook. A life-long resident of Dartmouth, he joined the Army on the 1st day of World War Two and following his discharge, worked several years for Canada Post. He joined the staff of the City of Dartmouth Engineering Department and retired from City Hall after 32 years service. He was a volunteer with the Dartmouth Fire Department and was honoured on his retirement after 24 years of service. He enjoyed singing and was a former member of both Christ Church and Emmanuel Anglican Choirs. Keenly interested in all sports he was an enthusiastic bowler. His main hobby was stamp collecting and was still collecting new issues, even while in hospital. Survived by Jean (Nickerson), loving wife of 52 years; son, James (Louise), Dartmouth; daughters, Elizabeth (Marc Hemphill), Dartmouth; and Margaret (Capt. James Simiana), Ottawa, Ont. Predeceased by sister, Grace Faulkner. Visitation at Mattatall's Funeral Home, 217 Portland Street, Friday, June 16, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Service to take place at Mattatalls on Saturday, June 17, 2 p.m. Rev. Dennis Walsh officiating. Interment at Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice.

DEVEAU, Purdy - 70, Hectanooga, Digby Co., passed away June 11, 2000, at home. Born in Hectanooga, he was a son of the late Leo (Phillio) and Alice (Doucet) Deveau. Surviving are his sisters, Julienne Gaudet, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan; Delores O'Mahony, Mayflower; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Cyril, George, Ormand, Hector, Stanley. Funeral 11 a.m. today in St. Cleophas Roman Catholic Church, Hectanooga, Rev. Louis Comeau officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to any charity.

FAIRCLOUGH, Magdeline "Marge" - 85, 325 Main St., Kentville, passed away Monday, June 12, 2000, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Allendale, England, she was a daughter of the late George and Rose (Cuffee) Hall. She operated the Cheery Snack Bar in Kentville for a number of years. She was a member of St. James Anglican Church, Kentville and attended Acadia University as a mature student for three years, studying History, Psychology and Greek Mythology. Surviving are sons, G. Clement "Clem", Coldbrook; Chris, Coldbrook; sisters, Frances, Betty, Jean, England; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Clement Fairclough; sisters, Dorothy, Gracie, Nancy, Beatrice; brother, Edward. Funeral service 1 p.m. Friday, June 16, in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Chapel, Kentville, Rev. John O. Scott officiating, assisted by Canon Sid Davies. Donation to The Arthritis Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

FORWARD, Theresa Dorherty (Doris) - 71, of Oyster Pond, Jeddore passed away June 13, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late James and Lucy Bell. A devoted wife and mother, she is survived by husband, Sidney, Halifax; daughters, Cindy Clancey, Dartmouth; Sheryl-Lynn Venoit, Musquodoboit Harbour; sisters, Joan (Anthony) and Marie Bell, Halifax; granddaughters, Brittany, Hailey and Lauren. She was predeceased by infant granddaughter, Danielle; brother, Leo; sister, Geraldine. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium, no visitation by request. Memorial service will be today, June 15, 2000 at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Reception to follow. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.

GRACIE, Joseph Leo - 86, Point Michaud, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2000, in Strait Richmond Hospital. He was a son of the late Martin Gracie, Gracieville and Madeline Gallant (Prince Edward Island), and predeceased by brother, Peter and sister, Margaret. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving overseas and was a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 110, L'Ardoise. A loving husband and father, he is survived by his wife, the former Martha Ramey; sons, Peter (Louise), L'Ardoise; Andrew (Mona), Sampsonville; Michael, at home; daughters, Ann (Albert) Cook, Point Michaud; Mary Ellen (Wayne) Carter, Sampsonville; Madeline (Billy) Brewster, Dartmouth; Joanne (Ted) Vint, B.C.; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today in the Holy Guardian Angel Funeral Home, L'Ardoise. Funeral 2 p.m. today, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Family flowers only upon request. Donations may be made to The Lung Association or a charity of your choice. Reception following in the Royal Canadian Legion, L'Ardoise. Arrangements under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.

HARVIE, Raymond S. - 66, Gypsum Mines, Hants Co., passed away on June 14, 2000 in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Sweets Corner, he was a son of the late Gerald and Louise (Dykens) Harvey. He was a lifelong resident of Sweets Corner-Gypsum Mines. Retiring in 1995, he was employed with Fundy Gypsum Company for 44 years. His children and grandchildren were the center of his universe. He had a keen interest in the outdoors, attending flea markets and bartering. Surviving are his wife, Joyce (Benedict); sons, Eldon (Sheila), Upper Falmouth; Kevin (Dorothy), Windsor; daughters, Kathy (Stan), Windsor; Nancy (Donnie), Newport Corner; 3 grandchildren, Nicholas, Newport Corner; Josh and Brandi, Windsor; 4 step-grandchildren, Laura, Nicolle, Tari and Alisha, Sackville; his mother-in-law, Mrs. Ethel Bernier, Burlington; 3 brothers, Roley, Milford; William, Three Mile Plains; Herbert, Windsor; 2 sisters, Leola (Mrs. Kenneth Cochrane), Brooklyn and Mabel (Mrs. Gordon Lowthers), Hantsport. He was predeceased by 2 children in infancy, Alice Joyce and Jeffrey Morris and brothers, Herman, Norman; sisters, Vera and Helen. The family will receive visitors today, June 15, and Friday, June 16, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. in Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert St., Windsor. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2000 at 2 p.m. in Lohnes-Beazley Memorial Chapel with Reverend Diane Tingley and Reverend Garnet Parker officiating. Burial in St. Croix Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Hants Community Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Nova Scotia Cancer Society or the New Westminister United Church.

JACKSON, Marguerite "Daisy" - 97, of Halifax, passed away June 13, 2000 in St. Vincent's Guest House. Born in Jersey Channel Island, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Elizabeth (McKeon) Anley. She was active in various churches in Halifax and Vancouver. Surviving are her daughter Marie (Mrs. Donald Gibson), Bedford; grandchildren, Kevin, Timothy (Karen) and Steven. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph in 1994. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday in Trinity Anglican Church, Cogswell Street, Rev. Greg McMullin officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Donations may be made to Trinity Anglican Church, Halifax.

KENNEDY, Thomas Montgomery - 67, Pictou Landing, passed away suddenly Monday, June 12, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Henry D. and Martha (Tuttle) Kennedy. He was retired from Michelin Tire. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He is survived by his daughter, Cynthia Hallman, Halifax; sons, Michael (Cheryl), Rocky Mountain House, Alta.; Mark (Cathy), Waterville; grandchildren, Lindsay Anne, Jaime Anne, Mitchell Thomas; sister, Ruth, Victoria, B.C.; brother, John, Ontario. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Carol MacKay; brother, Bill; sister, Sue. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today in Bethel Presbyterian Church, Pictou Landing, Mr. Mike Henderson officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Flowers gracefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the S.P.C.A.

LeBLANC, Robert Wilfred - 40, 87 Brunswick St., Yarmouth, passed away June 11, 2000, in the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born August 14, 1959, in Yarmouth, he was a son of Margaret (Gaudet) Leblanc and the late Wilfred Leblanc. He was a maintenance man. Surviving are sisters, Elizabeth Leblanc, Diane Leblanc, Yarmouth. Funeral 10 a.m. today in Notre Dame of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, 7 Bond St., Yarmouth, Rev. John MacPherson officiating. Burial in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Yarmouth. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.

LOUGHERY, Evelyn Joyce - 67, 10 Costin Drive, Amherst, passed away June 13, 2000, in the Highland View Regional Hospital in Amherst. Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Frank & Theresa (McCallum) Porter. She had worked for Northern Telecom, Enheat, Zellers and the Co-op all in Amherst. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Amherst Branch 10 and the R.C.A.F. Association 105, Cumberland Wing. She was president of the D. L. Club. Surviving are daughters, Jane MacDonald, Halifax; Eleanor Van De Weil and Joanne Loughery, Dartmouth; Rebecca Marsden, Amherst; son, Stephen, Dryden, Ont.; sisters, Betty Tracy, Sackville, N.B.; Marge Gaudet, Amherst; brother, Carl, Warren; four grandchildren. She was predeceased by sisters, Hazel MacDonald, Jean Topham; brothers, Claude, Earl, Oliver. Her remains have been cremated. There will be no visitation by request. Memorial service at a later date. Burial in Hastings Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst.

LUCAS, Brenda Joyce - 47, Halifax, formerly of Lucasville, passed away June 13, 2000 in the QEII Palliative Care 7A, V.G. Site, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Gertrude May (Downey) Lucas, Lucasville and the late George Albert Lucas. Brenda was an active member of the Cornwallis Street Baptist Church, filled with Christian values manifested in her love and concern for others. Her first priority was her love for the Lord. Brenda was involved in special groups such as Baby Bann Cornwallis Street Baptist Church, Sister to Sister and the Spiritual Thunder Prayer Group. She was formerly employed with I.G.A. Grocery as well as Quingate Towers Development for many years. She is survived by a daughter, Twyla and partner Devon, Halifax; sons, Terrace and wife Kim, Halifax; Donnell, Niagara Falls, Ontario and Halifax; grandchildren, Kathlene, Izaiah, Twyneesha, Travonta, Toni; sisters, Beverly May, Cherrybrook; brother, George and Ruth, Dartmouth; 10 nieces and nephews; 12 great nieces and nephews; 2 God children, Winston Jr. and Amanda; God mother, Adret Smith and cousin, Tom Lucas. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 3460 Dutch Village Road, Halifax. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday in Cornwallis Street Baptist Church, Halifax, Reverend Lionel Moriah officiating. Interment in Lucasville Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, friends or family may send flowers or charitable donations to Baby Bann, the Palliative Care QEII or Canadian Cancer Society or Cornwallis Street Baptist Church. Thank you QEII, Palliative Care 7A, V.G. Site, Halifax.

MacNEIL, John - 72, Halifax, passed away June 13, 2000 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of the late John and Margaret (MacCormick) MacNeil. He retired as a Sergeant of the RCMP, Marine Division after 25 years service. He was a faithful Red Sox fan. Surviving are his wife, the former Sheila MacDonald; daughter, Joan Richard (Paul), Halifax; sons, Paul (Diane), David, Donald (Carolyn), Stuart (Christina), all of Halifax; Robert (Margaret), Wodurn, Mass.; brother, Lewis, Halifax; sisters, Celia Campbell, Dorchester, Mass.; Margaret Myers, Kentville; Kathleen MacNeil, Sydney Mines; grandchildren, Andrew, Krista, Paula, Shauna, David, Paul, Ted, Julie, Sarah, Luke, Emily, Rebecca and Alex; great grandchildren, Matthew, Hayley, Sarah. Predeceased by brothers, Cyril, Alex, James, Russell and Clarence. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax. Funeral service will be 9 a.m. today in St. Theresa's Church, North Street, Halifax, Rev. Paul Williams officiating. Burial at a later date. Reception in Atlantic Funeral Home, Bayers Road, Halifax after the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

MAILMAN, Effie Isabelle - 75, Dalhousie Lake, Annapolis Co., passed away June 13, 2000, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Dalhousie Lake, she was a daughter of the late Norman and Marjorie (Fredericks) Gillis. She was a member of St. Peter's Anglican Church, Durling Lake and was a member of the Bible Study Group. Surviving are her husband, Carl Freeman Mailman; daughter, Joyce Baker, West Dalhousie; four grandchildren. She was predeceased by daughter, Dianna Kellough; brother, Gordon. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Bridgetown. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Rev. Trevor Lightfoot officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Donations to St. Peter's Anglican Church.

MANSFIELD, Henry Herman - 45, Westfield, Queens Co., passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Tantallon. Born in Westfield, Queens Co., he was a son of the late Herman and Theresa (Mansfield) Mansfield. He was a machine operator for many years and an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed the woods. He loved hunting, trapping and ATV's. He is survived by his wife, the former Yvonne Weare; daughters, Tasha and her companion Jody, New Elm and Trena and her companion David, at home; son, Benjamin and his companion Trina, Westfield; sisters, Darlene Wright, Arcola, Sask.; Ruth Ramey, Timberlea; Barbara Uhlman, New Elm; Margaret Whynot, Westfield; brothers, Gary, Caledonia; Herbert, Scott, Reide and Edward, all of Westfield; Lloyd, Dartmouth; Dennis, Lake Echo; Steve, Caledonia; Howard, West Caledonia. He was predeceased by a son, Shawn Leigh. Funeral service will be held today, June 15, at 2 p.m. in Westfield United Baptist Church, Pastor Daniel Walton officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Westfield. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Westfield United Baptist Church.

MANSFIELD, Theressa - Westfield, Queens Co., passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Westfield, she was a daughter of the late Hastings and Rose (Thereault) Mansfield. She enjoyed needlework. Surviving are daughters, Darlene Wright, Arcola, Sask.; Ruth Ramey, Timberlea; Barbara Uhlman, New Elm; Margaret Whynot, Westfield; sons, Gary, Caledonia, Herbert, Scott, Reide, Edward, Westfield; Lloyd, Dartmouth; Dennis, Lake Echo; Steve, Caledonia; Howard, West Caledonia; 22 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Avis Selig, Erma Frail, Geneva Frail, Westfield; brothers, Denton, Lunenburg; Sterling, Dorchester, N.B.; Arley, Westfield. She was predeceased by her husband, Herman; son, Henry; grandson, Shawn; granddaughter, Sheila; sister, Nancy; brothers, Clinton, Lawson, Marvin. Funeral service 11 a.m. today, June 15, in Westfield United Baptist Church, Pastor Daniel Walton officiating. Burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Westfield. In lieu of flowers, donations to any charity.

MARSH, Jane - 89, 366 Arthur Street, New Waterford, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2000 in the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Gull Island, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late James and Agnes (Doyle) Oliver. Mrs. Marsh was a member of Mount Carmel Parish. She worked at Eaton's in Toronto for 25 years up until her retirement. Surviving are daughters, Marie (Mrs. Winston Penny), Toronto; Marion (Mrs. Charles Mulveney), Toronto; sons, Robert "Bo" Marsh, New Waterford; and Aubrey "Duck" (Helen) Marsh, Toronto; brother, Leo Oliver (Margaret), Toronto; sister, Mary Oliver, with whom she resided, 15 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis; daughter, Lorraine Furgiuele; son, James Marsh; sisters, Annie and Lillian; brothers, Joseph, Austin, Dennis and Robert Oliver. Visitation is in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford, Friday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday, 11 a.m. Mount Carmel Church, Father James Oliver and Father Donald MacGillivray officiating, burial in the parish cemetery.

MASON, Alwyn Benjamin - 75, 19 Mill St., Amherst, passed away June 13, 2000, in the Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Benjamin and Ethel (Ibbitson) Mason. He had worked for Lloyd Langille as a carpenter for many years. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Amherst Branch 10. Surviving are his former wife, Dorothy Mason; his companion, Karen Cameron; stepsons, Edward "Butch" Tower, Glen Tower, Perry Tower, London, Ont.; sister, Betty Chapman, London, Ont.; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by several half-brothers. His remains have been cremated. There will be no visitation or services by request. Burial in the Amherst Head Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst.

McLEOD, Evan Graham - 69, of 162 Brookside Street, Glace Bay passed away peacefully at his residence, Monday, June 12, 2000. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Charles and Mamie (MacKeigan) MaLeod. Mr. McLeod was a former employee of the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board. He is survived by his wife, the former Janet Warner; two sons, Brian (Celeste) and Gordon; four daughters, Nora (Gerard MacLellan), Katherine (Scott Woodburn), Laura (John Healey), and Lesley (Brent Oncale); one sister, Vera. Evan will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Callum and Pauline McLeod; Jeffrey MacLellan and Courtney and Jared Healey. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Gordon MacLeod. Funeral service will be today at 11 a.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Matthews officiating. Cremation will follow. Burial will be at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in Evan's memory to the Parkinson's Foundation of Nova Scotia.

MORIARITY, James Joseph - 67, of Three Fathom Harbour, passed away June 12, 2000 at home. Born in Hamilton, Ont., on August 3, 1932, he was the son of the late John and Ethel (Waldick) Moriarity. He was employed by CNR Railroad from 1947-1950, he retired from the Royal Canadian Navy as a chief Petty Officer in 1974, and then worked for the Provincial Government from 1974-1988 at the Nova Scotia Nautical Institute, as an industrial marine rigging instructor. He is survived by his daughters, Catherine Bass, Dartmouth; Sharon (David) Kennedy, Dartmouth; Tanya (Scott) Miller, Three Fathom Harbour; son, James, Dartmouth; brothers, Lawrence Moriarity, Hamilton, Ont.; Donald Sanderson, Bradford, Ont.; Gerald Moriarity, Stoney Creek, Ont.; sister, Margaret Cook, Stoney Creek, Ont.; grandchildren, Mary Bass, Ronnie Kennedy, Stephen Kennedy, Dylan Miller, many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife, Shirley Florence (Crowell); brothers, Jack, Walter; sisters, Kathleen, Veronica, and Mary. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be today, June 15, 2000 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2000 in the chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

SCHWAB, Charles William Jr. - 48, Dartmouth, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2000. Born November 2, 1951 in Halifax, he was a son of the late Charles Sr. and Elsie (Allen) Schwab. He was a member of The Anglican Church of St. Andrew, Cole Harbour. He worked as a Key Account Manager at Maple Leaf Foods in Dartmouth. He enjoyed all sports, but especially liked playing baseball, hockey and golf. Surviving are his wife of 24 years, the former Linda Ellen Conrad; daughter, Keirsten, at home; son, Troy, at home; sister, Beverley Embley, Moncton; brother, Fred Schwab, Beaver Bank; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Earl and Florence Allen; paternal grandparents, Fred and Emma Schwab. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, June 15, 2000 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday, June 16 in The Church of St. Andrew, Circassion Drive, Cole Harbour, Canon David Reid officiating. Interment in St. Andrew's Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Charles' memory to the Church of St. Andrew (Memorial Fund), 2 Circassion Drive, Cole Harbour, NS, B2W 5C2.

SKINNER, J. Basil - 83, Sherwood Drive, Sydney River, passed away June 11, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Inverness, he was a son of the late Murdock and Eva (Price ) Skinner. He served as an Aero Engine Mechanic with Royal Canadian Air Force in the Second World War and was retired from the CN Railway. He was a member of Sydney River United Protestant Church. He was also a member of the Breton Model Railroad Club, the Masonic Lodge, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and the Westmount Legion Branch 126. Surviving are his daughters, Ruth Skinner, Halifax; Margaret MacLeod-Hawco, Howie Centre; sisters, Sadie Poirier, New Glasgow; Anita Cousins, Halifax; Phyllis Williston, New Glasgow; brother, Ernest, Sydney. He was predeceased by his first wife, Evelyn (MacKay); second wife, Georgie (Shaw); brothers, Errol, Everett, Eldred, Robert. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. Memorial services in Sydney Memorial Chapel 2 p.m. today, Rev. Bernice Spracklin officiating. Burial in Whale Cove Cemetery, Margaree, at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Nurses Education Fund.

SWEET, Muriel Josephine (Deal) - 79, Martock, N.S., passed away June 13, 2000 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born September 20, 1920 in Upper Falmouth, N.S., she was a daughter of the late Harry and Lena (Boyd) Deal. She graduated from Normal College, Truro with her teaching certificate in 1940. She taught school and helped many students until 1986 at several schools in the annapolis Valley including: Leminister, Grand Pre, Martock, Port Williams, Upper Falmouth, Mount Denson and Windsor, and ended her teaching career with the Special Education Class at Windsor Elementary School. Upon retirement from teaching she started a home-based fashion business, Lady Martock Fashions in Sleepwear, and was still producing unique, beautiful clothing. She loved entertaining her many family and friends at the family home in Martock, she was a keen bridge player, playing several times a week, she enjoyed crossword puzzles, and she liked to go somewhere for a drive by car everyday with her husband. She was a member of Windsor United Church and was involved with her community. She is survived by her wonderful husband of 53 years, Ernest Edward Sweet; daughter, Eliza Jane, Scotch Village; daughter, Susan Nataline and Wayne Marshall, Maitland; son, Ernest Edward and Cathy, Martock; grandchildren, Michael, Jonathon, and Jordan; brother, Richard Deal, Oshawa and many very special extended family and friends. She was predeceased by a younger brother, Gordon Deal. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of official visitation, family and friends are welcome at the family home in Martock. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, at Lohnes-Beazley Memorial Chapel, 419 Albert Street, Windsor, Rev. Bill Gibson officiating. Reception to follow in the Elmcroft Centre, Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Home. Burial at a later date. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

TONE, Olive Gertrude - 77, Margaret Latter Manor, Herring Cove, formerly of Portuguese Cove, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Portuguese Cove, she was a daughter of the late Bresnan and Mary (Power) Purcell. She was a lifetime resident of Portuguese Cove. Olive devoted her life to her family and her Ketch Harbour Church work. She was a member of the St. Peter's Parish, Ketch Harbour and Saint Anne's Mission, Portuguese Cove. Member of the Halifax Atlantic Progressive Conservative Women's' Association. She enjoyed her many flea market, yard sales, knitting and crafts. She was a loving mother of sons, Allan and wife Donna, Yarmouth; Basil and his wife Connie, Herring Cove; daughters, Sharon (William Lowe), Herring Cove; Linda (Peter Fraser), and Gwen (Stephen Beazley), all of Portuguese Cove; eight grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren. Loving sister of Lillian Martin, Halifax; brother, Reginald Purcell, Halibut Bay. She was predeceased by her husband, Edwin James Tone; two children in infancy; sister, Eva Purcell; brother, Bresnan Purcell Jr. Her remains will rest in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Visitation today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday, June 16, in St. Paul's Church, Herring Cove, Rev. Terence O'Toole officiating. Burial in St. Anne's Cemetery, Portuguese Cove. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the 5th floor, 5.2 ICU of the New Halifax Infirmary or St. Anne's Cemetery Fund, Portuguese Cove.

VAUGHAN, Carl Thomas - 63, of Halifax, and recently Blandford, passed away June 13, 2000 at the VG site of the QEII. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late J. Fred and Mary (Galway) Vaughan. He was a long time employee of 3M and that was followed by many productive years at the National Research Council of Canada. A generous man who loved his family, friends, and the sea. He will be sadly missed by his children and his dog, Jim. Surviving are daughters, Margaret-Anne (Steeven) Pitts, Maureen (David) Towle, both of Edmonton, Alberta; son, Thomas, Halifax; brothers, Fred (Carol), South West Cove; Dr. Peter (Anne), Ottawa, Ont.; sisters, Bernadette (George) Schmid, Bayswater; Jeanne (Paul) Murphy, Halifax; Joanne (Con) McGillilcuddy, Oakville, Ont.; Helen Griffiths, Ottawa, Ont.; 2 grandchildren, Emily and Evan. He was predeceased by brother, James. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium. No visitation by request. Memorial service will be held in St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Blandford on Saturday, June 17 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow at his home, 96 Oceanview Drive, Blandford. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Halifax Chapter of the Canadian Liver Foundation.

WALKER, William Dawson - 72, 1 Aldernay Dr., Dartmouth, passed away June 7, 2000, at home. Born in Alder Point, he was a son of the late Daniel and Euphemia (Livingston) Walker. He was a member of St. Peter's Parish, Dartmouth. He was a merchant seaman for many years and also served in Korea on the Princess Patricia. Surviving are sisters, Mary "Art" MacNeil, Sydney Mines; Rita, Alder Point; Theresa MacDonald, Florence; brothers, Bernard, North Sydney; Alex, Scotch Lake; Pat, Straud, Ont. He was predeceased by sister, Leona Merritt; brothers, Justin "Buddy" Walker, Larry Walker. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Anne's Church, Alder Point, Rev. Bedford Doucette officiating. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Bras d'Or. Donations to any charity. Arrangements under the direction of G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.

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