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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 197

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Date: Wednesday, 23 April 2008, at 6:53 p.m.

ARNOLD, Paul E. - 49, of Musquodoboit Harbour, passed away peacefully at home, November 5, 1999, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born April 30, 1950, in Kentville, he was a son of Dorothy and William Arnold. Educated a Dartmouth Vocational School where he received his apprenticeship in carpentry. He worked for MacDonald Fencing as a Foreman for 22 years. He was an avid baseball, dart and hockey player. He is survived by his wife, April; daughter, Tammie, East Jeddore; son, Paul, at home; grandchildren, Victoira, Cody, Tyler; sisters, Avis, East Jeddore; Shirley, Gaetz Brook; Carol, Beaver Bank; Tammy, Dartmouth; brothers, George, Clam Bay; Richard, Halifaxl Eddie, East Jeddore; Dennis, Rawdon; David, Spryfield; Victor, Minesville; Vincent, Minesville; Ernie, East Jeddore; Allen, East Jeddore; Pat, East Jeddore. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, November 7, 1999 in Rowlings Funeral Home, Musquodoboit Harbour. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, November 8, 1999 in Marine Drive Pentecostal Church, Head Jeddore. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

BAILEY, Margaret Esther - 89, 42 Clude Avenue, Sydney Mines, passed away November 5, 1999 at home. Born in Sydney Mines, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Margaret Esther (O'Toole) Rateau. She was a member of St. Pius X Parish, Sydney Mines. She is survived by her daughters, betty (Mrs Ronald MacIntyre), Barbara (Mrs David Martin), Sheila (Mrs Robert Luker), all of Sydney Mines; sons, Joseph, Eddie, Sydney Mines; Claude, John, North Sydney; sister, Elizabeth Lipon, Weirton, W.Va; brothers, John, Weirton, W.Va.; Angus, Florida; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandsons. She was predeceased by her husband, Edwin; son, Henry; four sisters, two brothers. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, November 7, 1999 in G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, November 8, 1999 in St. Pius X Church, Rev. Tony MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Sydney Mines.

BOUDREAU, James Joseph - 61, of Halifax, passed away November 5, 1999 in Northwood Manor. Born in Louisdale, he was a son of Margaret (Marchand) Boudreau and the late James Boudreau. He is survived by his son, Rodney, Halifax; sister, Edna, Louisdale; brothers, Edgar, Frank and Louis, all of Halifax. He was preceased by his common law wife, Jean Gorman and one brother, George. Cremation has taken place. Receiving friends 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday, November 8, 1999, memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 9, 1999, both in the J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Northwood Manor.

CANNING, Florence H. - 92, of Smith Avenue, Parrsboro, passed away Friday, November 5, 1999 at the Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Fox River, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine (Beech) Kerr. She is survived by a daughter, Kathyrn Robins, Calgary; a son, Kerr, Ste. Anne De Bellevue, Que.; five grandchildren; one great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Everett; a sister in infancy; a brother, Percy. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today, November 7, 1999 in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, November 8, 1999 in St. George's Anglican Church, Parrsboro, Rev. Robert Richmond officiating. Burial will be in the Port Greville United Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

CAREW, Catherine Frances - 88, Beaver Harbour, passed away November 5, 1999 in the Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour. Born in Goulds, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Martha and Martin Dinn. She was a resident of Halifax since 1949 until moving to Beaver Harbour in 1997. She is survived by her sons, Eugene "Gene" (Mary) and Stan, both of Halifax; daughters, Margaret (John) Stargratt, Mill Cove and Sheila (Merrill) Oickle, Beaver Harbour; grandsons, Gene (Anna) Carew, Tommy (Jessie) Carew; Michael Carew and Michael (Tash) Stargratt. Also surviving are great-grandchildren, Iain Carew, Katie Carew and Zachary Stargratt; sister, Lucy Howlett, St. John's, Nfld. She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene in 1986 and by two brothers. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, November 7, 1999 in Snow's Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held 12 noon Monday, November 8, 1999 in St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, North Street, Halifax, Rev. Paul Williams and Rev. Gilbert Bertrand OMI officiating. Burial following the mass in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. There will be a memorial mass in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Sheet Harbour, 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 9, 1999, Rev. Gilbert Bertrand OMI officiating.

COSGROVE, Hilda - 88, of 8 Bowser Ave., Dartmouth, passed away November 5, 1999 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was the only daughter of the late Minnie Butler and James Osborne. She was a survivor of the Halifax Explosion. She was an avid bowler for 50 years, and a former member of St. Anges and St. Lawrence Parish. She enjoyed her many years with her family and her cottage in Lunenburg. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank J. Cosgrove. She is survived by her only daughter, Maureen Hope (John Garroway), and sons, Jim (Anne), Brian (Susan), Art (Iris), Tom (Marcia), and her much loved 11 grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. There will be no wake. A memorial mass will be held at St. Anges Church Halifax, Monday, November 8, at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nova Scotia ALS Society, or the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to J.A. Snow's Funeral Home.

COVIN (George), Margaret Lorell "Peggy" - 61, of Bay View, Pictou County, formerly of Janvarin's Island, Cape Breton, passed away November 5, 1999 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Arichat, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Alice (Hendsbee) George. She is survived by her companion, Alan Blaisdell, Bay View; sister, Mary Richards, Ontario; brothers, Kenneth George, Janvarin's Island; Jerome George, Charles George, Clayton George, Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Covin; sister, Doris Skinner; brother, Arthur George; a sister in infancy. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, November 7, 1999 and 9-10:30 a.m. Monday, November 8, 1999 in C.H. Boudreau Funral Home, Arichat. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday in St. John's Anglican Church, Arichat, Rev. Peter MacRae officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Anglican Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

FISH (Fletcher), Kelly-Lynn - 29, Halifax, formerly of Lunenburg, passed away Thursday, November 4, 1999 in Halifax. Born in Weston, Ont., she was a daughter of Henry and Barbara (DeYoung) Fletcher, Lunenburg. She was currently enrolled and taking French, Drama and Sociology at Dalhousie University, Halifax. Over the years she had been employed researching files for the Legal and Offshore Pipeline Business. Kelly always strived to do the very best at everything she did and will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Sheis survived by her brother, Mark, Belmont, Colchester County; aunts and uncles, James DeYoung, Lower Sackville; Audrey Burke, Bridgewater; Brad and Peggy Fletcher, Ucluelet, B.C.; Reg and Jeanette Fletcher, Chapleau, Ont.; D'Arcy and companion, Jessie Falkenham, Bridgewater; Audrey and Walter Batseson, Edmonton; and Bonnie and Ray Guidon, Missanbie, Ont.; several cousins. A memorial mass will be held 11 a.m. Monday, November 8, 1999 in St. Norbert's Roman Catholic Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Michael Walsh officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mental Health Association. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, Lunenburg.

HARROP, Freda - 80, dear wife of Gerald Harrop, passed away Thursday, November 4, 1999 in the Melville Lodge, Halifax. Besides her husband she is survived by daughters, Elinor Jill, Castlegar, B.C.; Beverly Jane, St. John's, Nfld.; Cathy Elaine, Canmore, Alta.; sister, Beryl and brother, Ralph, both of Toronto; seven grandchildren, Derek, Dennis, Gregory, Emma, Andrew, Patrick, Sharon. A memorial service will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 9, 1999 in First Baptist Church, Halifax, Rev. John Boyd and Rev. Timothy McFarland officiating. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, 5954 Spring Garden Road, Halifax.

HERRETT, Donald Francis (Don) - 76, of 5 Oakleaf Court, Grand Lake, passed away November 6, 1999 in the QEII Infimary Site, Halifax. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Fred and Margaret (Herrett) Herrett. He served with the RCAF during the Second World War. He worked with Municipal Spraying and Pyramid Construction (L.E. Shaw). He is survived by his wife, the former Lorraine Corkum; three daughters, Sandra Dyskstra (Ray), White Rock, B.C.; Susan MacLean (Don), Bedford; Shelley Campbell, Halifax; four grandchildren, Sean and David MacLean, Chris and Jenn Dykstra. He was predeceased by his son, Fred. He was an adherent of the Fall River Baptist Church. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today, November 7, 1999 in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 527 Sackville Drive, Sackville, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, November 8, 1999, Rev. Malcolm Fenton officiating, assisted by Rev. Les Dennis. Interment will be in the St. Margaret's Cemetery, Grand Lake. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

MacLENNAN, Mary Dolena - 90, Middle River, passed away November 4, 1999 in Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck. Born in MIddle River, she was a daughter of the late Dan and Jennie (MacKenzie) Grant. She was a member of the Farquharson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Middle River. She is survived by her sister, Christene "Tena" Douglas, Baddeck; one grand-nephew, two grand-nieces, Florida. She was predeceased by her husband, Murdock; son, Harvey; brothers, George, John William; sister, Annie. Arrangements have been entrusted to MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, November 7, 1999 in Farguharson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Rev. Kenneth E. Allen officiating. Burial will be in the Middle River Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

MASON, Amy Blanche - 98, Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow, formerly of Mechanic Street, Trenton, passed away Thursday, November 4, 1999 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Bornin Tangier, Halifax County, she was a daughter of the late Reuben John and Annie Blanche (Hilchey) Cooper. She was a member of Saint Augustine Anglican Church and the Leslie Guild. She was a former volunteer with the Red Cross, and enjoyed gardening. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her daughter, Ruby (William) MacLane, Trenton; niece, Sheila (Cooper) Josey, Spry Harbour; daughters-in-law, Norma Mason and Dorothy Mason, both of Trenton; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred; sons, Carl, Demp; grandson, Arthur Mason; sisters, Iva Mason, Sarah Jane Bell; brothers, Doane, Lewis, Lynton, Clare, Earle, Bert. Arrangements have been entrusted to the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, Trenton. Funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. today, November 7, 1999 in St. Augustine Anglican Curch, Trenton, Rev. Jack Wainwright officiating. Burial will be in Aberdeen Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Saint Augustine Anglican Cemetery or a charity of your choice.

MOOREHOUSE, Joyce G. - 64, New Salem, Cumberland County, passed away Thursday, November 4, 1999 in Bayview Memorial Health Care Centre, Advocate Harbour. Born in New Salem, she was the daughter of Mary (Rector) Cole, Advocate Harbour and the late Clarence Cole. She is survived by her daughter, Janet Lussier, and her husband, Paul, Paradise, Annapolis County; sister, Berna Robinson, and her husband, Hartley, Halifax; brothers, Walton, and his wife, Gladys, New Minas; Richard, and his wife, Hazel, Advocate Harbour; granddaughters, Julia, Kate and Jody Lussier, all of Paradise; 11 nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Julia; brother, Alfred; nephew, Charles. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. today, November 7, 1999 in the Advocate Baptist Church, Rev. Brent Easy officiating. Burial will be in the Advocate Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Bayview Memorial Health Centre Foundation, Advocate Harbour or the Canadian Cancer Society.

RAFUSE, Leslie John Merlin - 78, passed away November 4, 1999 at his home in East Dalhousie, Kings County. Born in Scarsdale, he was a son of the late Norman and Bertha (Sarty) Rafuse. He was a member of St. Bridgid's Roman Catholic Church, East Dalhousie. He was a past employee of the Department of Transportation, Kings County, retiring in 1986. Leslie worked on his own private farm and woodlands and owned and operated Rafuse Groceries with his wife from their home since 1950. He was a foster father to several children. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He leaves to mourn his devoted wife of 49 years who tenderly cared for him during his illness, Margaret Madeline (Matthews) Rafuse; foster sons, Michael Andrews, Ontario; Gerald MacKay, Jospeh Laverty, both of Halifax; foster grandchildren, Blair, Julie DeBaie, New Germany. Leslie was predeceased by a foster son, Blair DeBaie; sisters, Bernice (Mrs Charles Zwicker), Audrey (Mrs John Patterson); brother, Cedric, who died in action during the war. Visiting for family and friends will be 7-9 p.m. today, November 7, 1999 in New Germany Funeral Home, 4895 Route 10, New Germany. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, November 8, 1999 in St. Brigid's Roman Catholic Church, East Dalhousie, Rev. Gerald Saulnier officiating. Memorial donations may be made to St. Brigid's Roman Catholic Church or a charity of choice.

ROZEE, Mary Ruth Roberta - 63, of Dartmouth, passed away November 5, 1999, at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, New Infimary Site, Halifax. Birn in Liverpool she was a daughter of Ruth (nee Conrad) Fisher of Ottawa, and the late Romeo LeGault. She was a volunteer at Holy Trinity Church, and was a very dedicated mother and friend. She is survived by daughters, Kathie Carer of Mooseland; Suzanne Anderson,Dartmouth; sons, Andrew (Drew) LeGault of Halifax and Peter Rozee of Dartmouth; stepfather, Victor Fisher, Ottawa; grandchildren, Peter Johnson, Maya and Erin Carter, Amanda, A.J. and Antonio Dennison; brothers, Greg, Kirck, and Jeff. She was predeceased by an infant sister. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m Monday, November 8, 1999, funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 9, 1999 in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street, Rev. Kirby Walsh officiating. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Liverpool. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

VEINOTTE (Varner), Wilma Myrtle - 48, East Dalhousie, Kings County, passed away in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater on November 5, 1999. Born in Stanbunre, Lunenburg County, she was a daughter of the late Maurice and Ruby (Joudrey) Varner. She is survived by her husband, Gene; brothers, Charles, Pleasant River; Kenneth, East Dalhousie; Steven, East La Have; Carl, Chester; sisters, Margaret Selig, Simsons Corner; Ivy Varner, Stanburne. She was predeceased by an infant sister, Faye. At her request, cremation has taken place with scattering of ashes at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the IWK-Grace Health Centre. Arrangements have been made by the family.

WALKER, John Douglas - 45, of Mahone Bay, passed away November 5, 1999 in the Halifax Infirmary Site, QEII. Born in Bridgewater, he was a son of Douglas and Marilyn Walker, Halifax. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary; stepdaughter, Michelle, Bridgewater; stepson, Denis, Dartmouth; brothers, Thomas and Barry, Halifax; sisters, Pamela, Halifax; Crystal, Toronto; and a niece. He was predeceased by a brother, Michael. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 9, 1999 in the J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Archbishop James Hayes officiating, assisted by Rev. Douglas Kellough. Burial will be at a later date in Western Shore. No flowers by request, memorial donations may be made to the Liver Foundation.

WOODS, Grace Louise - 89, Beaver Bank, passed away November 6, 1999 in the VG Site QEII, Halifax. Born September 3, 1910 in Beaver Bank, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Annie (Sandford) Barrett. She was affiliated with the Church of the Good Shepard, Beaver Bank. She is survived by her daughters, Marion Woods, at home: Joyce Leblanc, Kingston, Ont.; sister, Hazel Boutilier, Lower Sackville; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, James Edward; sisters, Bessie and one in infancy; brothers, Harold, Lawrence. No visiting by request. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, November 8, 1999 in Church of the Good Shepard, Beaver Bank, Rev. Karen Hunt officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Famil Flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or The Lung Association. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville.

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