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Date: Wednesday, 23 April 2008, at 7:00 p.m.

BOUDREAU, Edward Jean - 74, of 5 Cottreau Road, Wedgeport, passed October 7, 1999 at home. Born in Wedgeport, he was a son of the late Vincent and Deline (Doucette) Boudreau. He was a fisherman and a carpenter for a number of years. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He is survived by sons, Ludger, Ricky, Allan, Wedgeport; daughters, Irene Frotten, Sharon Doucette, Carol Leblanc, Wedgeport; Diane Dulong, Spring Haven, Yarmouth County; Linda Frotten, Amirault's Hill, Yarmouth County; Delilah Boudreau, Yarmouth; sister, Nettie Cottreau, Wedgeport; 20 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Virginia Alice Jacqaurd; son, Jimmy; daughter, Marie; brothers, Abel, Lionel, Vince, Lindsey; sisters, Delité, Nancy, Laurianne; one brother and two sisters in infancy. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, October 10, 1999 in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Wedgeport. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, October 11, 1999 in St. Michael's Church, Wedgeport, Rev. Gerald Leblanc officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

CONRAD, Russell Elton S. - 81, of 238 Waverley Road, Dartmouth, passed away on October 6, 1999 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Cole Harbour, he was a son of the late Frank and Edna (Stoddard) Conrad. He is survived by his wife, Helen (Patterson) Conrad; son, Gary and wife Ginny; daughters, Aileen and husband Dave Scott; Barbara and husband Lorne Turner; Alberta; grandchildren, Jonathan, Sarah and Nikolaus Conrad and Shaun and Darren Turner; brothers, Allison Fraser, Keith Kenneth, Dartmouth; William, Elmira, Ont. He was predeceased by sisters, Frances and Thelma; brothers, Carl, Harold "Jim" and Chester "Teddy". His remains have been donated to Dalhousie Medical School. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 12, 1999 in Port Wallis United Church, Rev. Ivan Gregan officiating. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.

CORKUM, Lester Harris - 90, of Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, passed away October 8, 1999 in Mahone Nursing Home, Mahone Bay. Born in New Cumberland, Lunenburg County, he was a son of the late Elias and Serena Corkum. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Bridgewater and an honorary member of the Bridgewater Fire Department. He is survived by one daughter, Myrtle DeMone, Lunenburg; sons, Edward, Italy Cross; Donnie, Bridgewater; Gerald, Calgary and Mander, Baker Settlement; Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Olive Miller; sons, Harris and Lauren; daughter, Thelma in infancy; granddaughter, Penny Lynne; four brothers and one sister. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today, October 10, 1999 in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, October 11, 1999 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Bridgewater, Rev. James Slack Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Immediate family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Bridgewater, The Canadian Diabetes Association or South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater.

GESNER (Ring) (Jackson), Helen M. - 84, of Dartmouth, wife of Edward A. Gesner, passed away peacefully at home on October 9, 1999. Born in Dartmouth, Helen was the daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth (Snow) Jackson. She was an active member of Christ Church all her life, having serving in the Choir, Alter Guild and as a Sunday School teacher. She was a member of former president of the Christ Church Women's Auxiliary. Helen has a keen interest in sports and was an avid paddler and tennis player in her youth -traits she passed on to her children and grandchildren. During her career she worked for CIL, Western Plumbing and Heating, Blenus Travel and Insurance and Cambrian Construction. After her retirement she stayed active as a member of the Dartmouth Seniors as a volunteer worker as well as continuing with the bridge club she had been a founding member 57 years ago. Besides her husband, she is survived by her sons, Jim (Bev) Ring, Markham, Ont.; David (Suzanne) Ring and Bill (Nancy) Ring, Dartmouth; stepsons, John Gesner and Jim (Karen) Gesner, Dartmouth; Marlene Gesner, Hantsport, the wife of her late stepson; 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Reginald G. Ring; brothers, Kenneth and Ernest and her stepson Peter Gesner. Her remains have been cremated. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday, October 11, 1999 at Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 1999 at Christ Church, Dartmouth, Archdeacon Paul Smith officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall following the service. Family flowers only. The family would appreciate donations in Helen's memory to The Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.

GILLIS, Andrew Joseph - 70, Morar, Antigonish County, passed away October 7, 1999 at home. Born in Morar, he was a son of the late Alexander and Sarah (MacKinnon) Gillis. He worked in Toronto with Shell Oil for many years. He returned to Morar in the early 1990s. He was an avid cribbage player. He is survived by five stepchildren; brother, Lawrence, Morar; sisters, Mary Brown, Livingstone's Cove, Antigonish County; Chrissie MacEachern, Florence Smith, Sarah "Sally" Novak, Antigonish; Frances Adams, Ontario; Barbara Belanger, Montreal, Que.; sevral nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Gabrielle Raveal; second wife, Margaret Bassciano; brothers, John, Alex, Bernard. Cremation has taken place. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, October 10, 1999 in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 11, 1999 in St. George's Church, Georgeville, Rev. John Barry officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. George's Renovation Fund or the Antigonish Branch of the Canadian Cancer Society.

HATT, William Augustus - 71, Dartmouth, passed away October 7, 1999 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Kingston Village, Kings County, he was a son of the late George and Mary (Comeau) Hatt. He served in the Korean War. He was a plumber by trade assuming many positions and jobs in the Annapolis Valley. He was a member of the Findlay Seniors Club, Dartmouth. He is survived by his daughter, Gail Sanford, Dartmouthl sons, George Wayne, Winnipeg; Kevin William, Halifax; sisters, Louise Mailman, Phyllis Atwell, Annapolis Royal; Donna Tooker, Oromocto, N.B.; Doris Munn, Victoria, B.C.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Belva Raymond; daughter, Deborah; sister, Mary Marshall. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday, October 11, 1999, funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 1999, both in the A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Portland Street, Dartmouth, Rev. Bud Hooper officiating. Burial will be in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

HAWCO, Gladys Marina - 81, wife of the late Timothy Joseph Hawco, Connaught Street, Sydney, passed away Friday, October 8, 1999 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Lively. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish and a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 128 Whitney Pier. She is survived by fou sons, Timothy (Margaret), Jack (Mary), Donnie (Sharon) and Barry, all of Sydney; three daughters, Carol (Mrs Phillip MacKinnon), New Waterford; Patsy (Mrs Elmer Ranni), and Judy Murphy, both of Sydney; one sister, Evelyn French, Sydney; 22 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers, John and Edward Lively; three sisters, Annie May Moffatt, Margaret Moffatt and Katie Stockal. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, October 10, 1999 in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Monday, October 11, 1999 at Holy Redeemer Church, with the Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Interment will be in Ressurection Cemetery.

HICKS, Blanche I. - 43, of Dartmouth, formerly of Halifax, passed away on October 6, 1999. Born in Halifax she was the daughter of the late Wilson and Lucille (MacDonald) Hicks. She worked for 13 years with the Workers Compensation Board of Nova Scotia and after that cared for her mother until her death in 1987. She is survived by her brother, Gordon, Edmonton, Alta. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 1999 in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax, where the family will receive visitors one hour before the service. Burial will be in Pleasanthill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society.

HODDINOTT, John James "Jack" - 91, Sherbrooke, passed away on October 7, 1999 in St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke. Born in England, he was a son of the late Harry and Dora (Hemming) Hoddinott. He was a 50 year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and was a longtime employee of Ontario Hydro. In later years he resided in Prince Edward Island, prior to moving to Nova Scotia in 1998. He is survived by his daughter, Lesley (George) Brothers, Sherbooke; his son, John (Annette), Ottawa; and one sister, Kathleen Hoddinott, Woodstock, Ont.; grandchildren, Victoria Pusiak, Orleans; Kelly Whalen, Saskatoon; Jeremiah Roeder, Calgary, Alta.; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Ivy (Ryan); brother, Arthur, and sister, Joan and Gert. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ecum Secum Funeral Home. At the family's request there will be no service or visiting. Interment will take place at a later date in Pinecrest Cemetery, Ottawa, at which time a family memorial service will be held.

KIMBER, Albert Edward "Ted" - 74, Dartmouth, passed away October 8, 1999 in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Ottawa, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kimber. He was a longtime resident of Ottawa before moving to Dartmouth three years ago. He was a retireed Air Force Veteran and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. He is survived by his wife, Ruth (McGrath); daughter, Lynn Cecile Kimber; brothers, John Kimber, Sidney, B.C.; sisters, Madge Turnbull, Nancy Morgan (Jack), both of Ottawa; grandchildren, Tammy Marie Keith and Edward Charles William Keith, both of Halifax. He was predeceased by a son, John Richard Kimber. Cremation has taken place. No visiting by request. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 1999 in the J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, 1234 Cole Harbour Road, Dartmouth, Rev. Bernard O'Neill officiating. Interment will be in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Memorial donations may be made to the local Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Diabetes Association.

LeFORT, George Henry - 41, Inverness, passed away October 7, 1999 in Inverness. Born in Inverness, he was a son of the late Joseph E. and Annie Belle (Finn) LeFort, Inverness. He was a member of Stella Maris Church, Inverness. He is survived by his sisters, Bertha, Mary, Geraldine, all of Ontario; Doreen, Pennsylvania; Joanne, Inverness; brothers, Albert, Charlie, Tom, Ivan, Inverness; Francis, Jimmy, Leo, Ontario; Daniel, Dartmouth; Ervin, Prince Edward Island. Cremation has taken place. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today, October 10, 1999 in Inverness Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, October 11, 1999 in Stella Maris Church, Inverness, Rev. J.J. MacDonald officiating.

MANZER, Rev. Byron George - 90, Glen Haven Manor, formerly of 399 East River Road, New Glasgow, passed away Thursday, October 7, 1999 in the home. Born in New Tusket, Digby County, he was the eldest son of the late Fred Ladd and Flossie (Prime) Manzer. Mr. Manzer attended Ashmore School, Digby County; Horton Academy, Acadia University, Wolfville. He served pastorates in Rawdon, North River, P.E.I.; North Sydney, Halifax, First Baptist, New Glasgow, all churches under the United Baptist Convention. He also served in Trinity United, New Glasgow and Greenwood United, Baddeck. When health permitted he was involved in various community societies including VON, Children's Aid, EMO. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Henrietta (Grant); a son, Robert (Brenda); grandsons, Joshua Byron and Adam Edward, Kingston, Ont.; sister, Ada Thibeault; brothers, Kenneth, Berwick; Bernad and Parker, Weymouth; Scott, South Ohio, Yarmouth County. He was predeceased by sisters, Doris, Evelyn and Winnifred; brothers, Donald and Fred. Cremation has taken place. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m.Tuesday, October 12, 1999 in R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 13, 1999 in Trinity United Church. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.

MONKS, Clara Susan - 90,. Highcrest Place, New Glasgow, formerly of Washington Street, and of Whitby, Ont., passed away October 7, 1999 in Highcrest Place. Born in Sheet Harbour, she was a daughter of the late Robert Vincent and Annie Grace (Helpard) Rutledge. She was a former employee of Eaton's. She is survived by her sister, Sadie Stewart, Trenton; brother, Corbett Rutledge, Sheet Harbour. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth; sisters, Nettie Josey, Lottie Baker, Laura Frain; brothers, George, Howard, Eric, Garnet. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visiting. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. today, October 10, 1999 in St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Rev. Jack Wainwright officiating. Burial to follow in Abercrombie Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Augustine's Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow.

PETERS, Gary - 44, Acadia Avenie, Stellarton, formerly of Park Street, Westville, passed away October 6, 1999, from injuries sustained in a house fire on September 30, 1999. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late John and Catherine "Kaye" (Gordon) Peters. Gary was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Westville. He was a former member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Westville. He was a former employee of Hawker Siddeley Ltd. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 35, Westville, and Branch 28, Stellarton. He is survived by his sister, Nancy MacDonald, Dartmouth; two nieces; aunts and cousins. Arrangements have been entrusted to Eagles Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. today, October 10, 1999 in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Westville, Rev. Glenn Cooper officiating. Burial to follow in Gairloch Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Burn Unit of the QEII Hospital.

REDMOND, Harvey John - 67, Newcombs Corner, passed away October 7, 1999 in Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital, Middle Musquodoboit. Born in Newcombs Corner, he was as on of the late Harvey and Bessie (Mont) Redmond. He is survived by his wife, the former Priscilla Archibald; son, Harvey; daughter, Laurel, both at home; brother, James, Ontario; sisters, Mary Maxner, Truro; Elizabeth Knight, Ontario. he was predecased by one brother, Charles. Cremation has taken place. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today, October 10, 1999, funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, October 11, 1999, both in Riverside United Church, Elsmvale, Stephen Iverson officiating. Burial to follow in the Riverside Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Arimathea Funeral Co-operative, Upper Musquodoboit.

SCOTT, Herbert Arthur - 66, of 90 Brunswick Street, Truro, passed away October 6, 1999 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Wallace Bridge, he was a son of the late George and Dolina (MacKay) Scott. He was a longtime business owner and operator of Scott Stationery in Truro. He is survived by his wife, Joan (McPhee), Truro; son, David (Liane), Truro; daughter, Roberta "Becky" Bridge (Brian); grandchildren, Lauran and Isaac, Chester; sisters, Del O'Neail, Toronto; Isabel "Scottie" O'Neill (Tom), Halifax. He was predeceased by brothers, William and Henry; sisters, Ellan and Elsie. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 1999 in the Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro, Rev. Brent Robertson officiating. Visiting to follow service. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may ve made the Kidney Foundation Dialysis Unit of the Colchester Hospital.

WEIR, Alyce Greta - 85, Scotch Village, Hants County, passed away peacefully in Hoffer House, Windsor, September 15, 1999. Born April 2, 1914 in Middle Stewiacke, Colchester County, she was a daughter of the late William and Bertha Conroy. She is survived by her beloved husband, Clyde Weir; children, Sylvia (Mrs George Plater), Ashdale; Peter Weir, Halifax; grandchildren, Andrew and Joel Plater; Katherine Maddox (Weir) and James Weir; four great-grandchildren; brother, Donald Conroy, Alton; sisters, Dorothy Miller, Alton; Ella Lindsay, Stewiacke East; Evelyn MacIntosh, Eastern Passage. She was predeceased by sisters, Winifred McCabe; Pearl McMichael; brothers, Frank, Joan and Gerald Conroy. She trained as a nurse, was a member of the United Church and a lifelong member of the UCW. She loved crossword puzzles and playing bridge. She was an excellent knitter and quilter and also loved crafts as well as painting. Cremation has taken place and a private family interment will occur in the Anglican Cemetery, Rawdon, followed by a memorial service in the Scotch Village Baptist Church at 2 p.m pn Saturday, October 16, 1999, officiated by Rev. Stuart MacLearn. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Scotch Village Baptist Church or a charity of your choice.

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