BENOIT, James Seward - 73, of Mulgrave, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2001, in Milford Haven Home for Special Care, Guysborough. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late John James and Mildred (Greencorn) Benoit. He was a member of St. Lawrence Parish, Mulgrave, he worked as a section foreman for Canadian National Railway until his retirement. He is survived by sons, Seward (Brenda), Basil (Cathy), both of Mulgrave; daughters, Diane (Gerard) Fraser, Pictou; Darlene (Ronald) Jamieson, Mulgrave; 14 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph (Edna), Mulgrave. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Helena Elizabeth DeCoste; daughter in infancy. Funeral mass 11 a.m. today in St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Mulgrave, Rev. Ron MacIntyre O.F.M. Capuchin officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Mulgrave And Area Resting Place or St. Lawrence Parish. Funeral arrangements under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
BURRELL, Gwendolyn May - 93, of Gables Lodge, formerly of John Black Road, passed away August 7, 2001, in the lodge. Born in Beverly, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Gus and Viva (Stringel) Eldridge. She is survived by her husband, Daniel; daughter, Judy Reeves, Ottawa; grandchildren, Kathy, Heather and Peter; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister, Eleanor Wyman. By request her remains have been donated to Dalhousie University. A memorial service will be held in Cumberland Memorial Chapel, Monday at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow in the reception room. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made at Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst to Highland View Regional Hospital Foundation.
DAVIS, Jim Marshall - 76, of Enfield, passed away August 8, 2001. Born in Middlesex, England, he was the son of the late William and Mary (Nicol) Davis. He retired form Wood Motors Ford in Halifax as an assistant general manager and vice president. He owned and operated Visda Gold Print. He also during his working years did mortgage appraisals for the Royal Bank. Jim was also a member of the RAF during World War II. He was a member of Brookfield Golf Club. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Audrey (Rawding) Davis; sons, James, Enfield; Geoffrey (Gail), Enfield; two grandchildren, Matthew and Barbara; great-grandson, Gavyn Cooper; brother-in-law, Ted Cross. He was predeceased by sisters, Molly Cross and Margaret Martin. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, August 11, 2001 in Ettinger Funeral Home Chapel, Shubenacadie, Patty MacKenna officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
CROWELL (Barry) Cheryl Ann - 37, of Lawrencetown passed away peacefully surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of Donald and Margaret (Eisener) Barry. She graduated from Cole Harbour High School in 1982. She then managed Mahon's Stationary in Mic Mac Mall. Cheryl was currently employed at Scotsburn Dairy, where she was an office administrator for over 11 years. She was a member of Cole Harbour United Church for over 20 years, and was most recently, a member of Calvin United Church for the past six years. Cheryl was an avid crafter, and especially enjoyed toll-painting, cross-stitch and ceramics. She loved children and and was a loving wife and mother to her own family. She is survived by her loving husband of six years, Donnie Crowell; sons, Kyle "Sweet Pea" and Hunter "Boo", both at home; brothers, Scott and Wayne (Paula), both of Dartmouth; sister, Donna (Glen) Dixon, Dartmouth; maternal grandmother, Nellie Eisener, Dartmouth; 15 nieces and nephews; many cousins, aunts and uncles. Cheryl was predeceased by her maternal grandfather, Gordon Eisener and paternal grandparents, Clarence and Gladys Barry. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. today, August 11, 2001 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Stuart Clark officiating. Burial will be in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Cheryl will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
DAY, Fraser Dalton - 69, of Eastern Passage, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2001 at the Ocean View Manor. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Lloyd Meadows and Ruth Alberta Day. In his early years, he was employed with Woodlawn Dairy and later with Cunard Fuels until his retirement. He is survived by a daughter, Susanne (Adrien) MacDonald, Shubenacadie; son, Lloyd (Lisa), Porter's Lake; grandchildren, Shawn and Kimberley MacDonald; step-grandson, Jedsarion Bowser. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. today, August 11, 2001 in the United Church Cemetery, Head of Jeddore, 115 West Jeddore Rd., Rev. John Porter officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association. Arrangements have been entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth.
FRASER, Dr., George MacDonald MD, CM - of Dartmouth, passed away August 5, 2001. Born June 3, 1926 in French River, NS, he was the son of the late Don F. Fraser and Evelyn (Woodman, Eaton) George was educated in New Glasgow High School, St. FX and Dalhousie University. From 1950 to 1955 he practiced in Mulgrave. He then completed post graduate work in Pathology at VHG and later at the Montreal Children's Hospital (McGill). He worked as Director of Anatomical Pathology and was an Associate Professor at Dalhousie. He was a consultant for the National Tumor Reference Center, Ottawa, the National Breast Screening Clinic, and was Chief consultant for NS Tumor Clinic (VGH). He also served on the consulting Panel for National Mesothelioma Study. He worked with prominent Pathologists from all over Canada and the USA. George retired form the staff of the VGH in 1983. For the next five years he was on staff at the Halifax Infirmary. Since retiring he enjoyed golf and other activated in Dartmouth and PEI. He is survived by spouse, Norma J. (Campbell), sons; Donald, Abu Dhabi, UAE and Douglas, Dartmouth; daughter, Katherine, Ottawa; sister, Elizabeth Moore, Saint John, NB; brother, John MacDonald, Pasadena, California. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, August 24, 2001 at A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, Rev. Dr., P.A., Sandy MacDonald officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.
GRADY, E. Paulette - 52, of Dartmouth passed away August 8, 2001 at home. Born in Truro, she was the daughter of Frances (Roode) McPhee, Armview Estates an the late Guy McPhee. Paulette was a devoted mother and wife, and was an avid car racing fan. She also enjoyed sewing, camping, and family life. She will be greatly missed and forever loved by family and friends. She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years Ronald Grady; daughter Lynn (Ray) Grady, Porters Lake; sons Dennis (Susie) Grady, Lake Echo, Bobby, at home; brothers Terry (Wendy) McPhee, Donnie (Irene) McPhee, Toronto, Jackie McPhee, Moncton, Keith (Anna) McPhee, Eastern Passage; sisters Cathy, Dartmouth, Judy (Allen), Porters Lake; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister Faye Irwin. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m today, August 11, 2001 at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Father Pat Cosgrove officiating. Internment to follow at Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, with a reception to follow at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the QEII Foundation Palliative Care or the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth.
GRANTHAM, Clyde Joseph - 65, Halifax, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, August 10, 2001. Born January 1, 1936, in Halifax, he was the sixth of ten children born to the late Roy Herbert and Catherine Mary (Dean) Grantham. He attended College Street and Tower Road Schools and St. Patrick's High School. In his younger years, Clyde was a great hockey player and played bantam and midget hockey and minor hockey for the Halifax Seagulls; juvenile hockey with the Cameo Toppers and Halifax Junior Canadians and senior hockey with the Halifax Wolverines - always with a championship team. At St. Pats High, his team won the Headmasters Championship and at Shearwater he coached the girls hockey team. He was a keen outdoorsman and especially loved salmon and trout fishing and always looked forward to his yearly fishing trip to Newfoundland over the past 28 years. He began working at CFB Shearwater in 1955 as an Apprentice Electrician and retired in 1991 as Supervisor of the Civilian Electrical Shop, after 36 years service. Clyde was a devoted, much loved and respected husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, godfather, cousin, church choir member and friend and he will be dearly missed by us all. Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Carol, son Dan (Catherine), Halifax; daughter Shelley (Denis) Fleming (Rochester, Michigan); daughter Nancy (Shawn) McQuade, Halifax; beloved grandchildren Laura and David Fleming, Matthew McQuade. He is also survived by sisters Vera Steeves (Halifax), Madeleine MacLeod (Wolfeboro, New Hampshire); brothers Don (Sackville), Ed (Calgary), Vern (Bedford), Tom (Timberlea), and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers Garnet, Lenny and Harry.
Visitation will take place Sunday and Monday, August 12 and 13, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. A celebration of Clyde's life will be held at Resurrection Lutheran Church, corner of Windsor and Allen Streets, Halifax, on Tuesday, August 14, 2001, at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Rebekah Eckert officiating. A reception will follow in the parish hall. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Parker Street Food Bank in Halifax; Canadian Lutheran World Relief, 1080 Kingsbury Ave, Winnipeg MB R2P 1W5, the Prostate Cancer Branch of the NS Cancer Society, or a charity of choice. For everything there is a season, and a time for everything under Heaven. (Ecclesiastes 3:1).
KANARY (Tobin), Helen - of Glace Bay, passed away peacefully at Glace Bay Hospital, August 6, 2001 in her 84th year. Born September 26, 1917 in Glace Bay, NS she was the daughter of the late Michael and Helen (Hickey) Tobin. Remembered fondly for her quick wit and warm, loyal, caring personality, she is survived by daughters, Eileen Kanary, glace Bay, NS; Joyce (Bill) Danyluk, Edmonton, AB; sons, Bill (Nancy), Angus, ON; Joe (Florence), Halifax NS; Maurice (Jola), Edmonton, AB; special life long friend, Rita (McIntyre) Matheson, Glace Bay, NS; several grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Lawrence Kanary; son, Thomas Kanary; brother, John Tobin (the late Cecilia Burrows); sister, Annie Tobin (the late Orville Kelloway). Helen was a life long member of St. Ann's Sodality. Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray's Funeral Home, Glace Bay, NS. A memorial service and mass will be held at St. Anthony's Church, Glace Bay, at 10:30 a.m. today, August 11, 2001 Rev. Michael Cox officiating. Following interment in the parish Cemetery, a reception will be held St. Anthony's Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The NS Arthritis Society, 6960 Mumford Rd., Suite #13, Halifax, B3L 4P1 or a charity of choice.
LeBLANC, Valerie Dale - 44, of Lower Sackville, passed away August 8, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Warren and Helen (Myers) Awalt. She was employed with Dalhousie Environmental Services. She loved people and was soon to be a grandmother for the first time. She was a great lover of animals, especially sheltie dogs. She is survived by her daughter, Lorie (James), Lower Sackville; son, Andrew (Hollie), Calgary; brother, Anthony "Tony" (Kathie) Awalt, Timberlea; sisters, June (Blair) Meldrum, West Jeddore; Sharon (Hugh) Gosse, Halifax; several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service 10 a.m. today, August 11, 2001 in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. In lieu, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville.
LUCAS, Felicia Aldora - 75, of Dartmouth, passed away August 7, 2001. Born in Dartmouth, January 14, 1926, she was a daughter of the late James and Susannah (Smith) Tynes. She retired from Northwood Manor in 1984. She was a lifelong member of Victoria Road Women's Missionary Society and a devoted wife and mother. She is survived by her husband, Allan; children, Judith, Ontario; John, Vancouver; Alana, Kingston; Susan, Montreal; Adrienne, Dartmouth; Sheila, North Preston; Douglas, Vancouver; Dawn, Edmonton; grandchildren, Michael, Allan, Cheryl, Desmond, Kevin, Douglas (Shannon), Cori, Brandon, John, Chondra, Jessica, Nicole, Adam, Alexander; numerous great-grandchildren; brother, Raymond, Dartmouth. She was predeceased by brothers, James, Maurice; sisters, Elsie, Mildred, Delores, Theo. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service and reception will be held in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2001. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens following service. Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to the Victoria Road United Baptist Church, Canadian Diabetes Association or Kidney Foundation.
MacLEOD, Robert Allen "Rob", B.Comm. - 46, passed away August 4, 2001, at his home in Dartmouth. Born in Halifax, he was the eldest son of Cdr. A.H. MacLeod (ret'd) and the late Therese (Thibault) MacLeod. He spent most of his working life in office equipment sales, and financial planning and investment. At the time of his death he was employed as a senior financial consultant with the Balanced Financial Planning Group. He is survived by his companion, Marion Brush; father, step-mother, Arabel Campbell MacLeod; brothers, John, David, Paul and Douglas; sister, Heather; nephews, Peter, Daniel and Connor; many cousins. He was predeceased by his mother and sister, Suzanne. Cremation has occurred. A memorial service was held Friday, August 10, 2001 in Rockingham United Church, 12 Flamingo Dr., Halifax. Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, Rockingham United Church or the Cancer Society of Nova Scotia. A private interment will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth.
MARCHAND, Douglas Thomas - 49, of Louisdale, passed away August 8, 2001, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born August 7, 1952 in Louisdale, he was a son of the late John W. and Rose Mary (Marchand) Marchand. He owned and operated Doug's Petro Can for 25 years. He was a former member of the Louisdale Lion's Club and also a member of St. Louis Parish. He is survived by his wife, Donna Marie (Burns); daughter, Angie Marchand; son, Adam, both of Halifax; brothers, Don (Diane), Lower Sackville; Herman (Carmie), Clifford, Ronnie, all of Louisdale; sisters, Marilyn Groom McNamara (Noel), Grand Greve; Janice MacKinnon (Joe), Port Hawkesbury; Julia Cordeau, Evelyn Kraitzek (Hubert), Sylvia Hopkins (Jackie), all of Louisdale. He was predeceased by a sister in infancy. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. today. August 11, 2001 in St. Louis Church, Louisdale, Father Charles Cameron officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Martha's Regional Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat.
MATTHEWS, Rebecca Kennedy - 85, of Swan River, Manitoba and formerly of South St., Springhill, passed away in Swan Valley, Manitoba. Born in Joggins, Cumberland Co., she was a daughter of the late William and Marion (Gordon) Orr. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a former member of the Springhill Senior Citizen Group and an adherent to the United Baptist Church, Springhill. Following the death of her husband Robert in 1990, Rebecca resided with her daughter Janet and late husband Larry Brockhom in Swan River, MA. In 1992 she entered Swan Valley Personal Care Lodge where her every need was met which made her stay very pleasant. Her caregivers and co-residents found her most interesting. They heard many stories of Joggins and her family. She will be greatly missed by her daughter Eleanor and son-in-law Tom Davies. grandsons, Joe and Dan, their wives and six grandchildren of Winnipeg, MA; daughter-in-law, Rosemarie Matthews, grandsons, Normie and Lee and three great-grandchildren of St. Catherine's ON; daughter, Janet Brockhom and granddaughter Rebecca of Winnipeg, MA. She is also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Matthews; son, Robert Leslie; brothers, Thomas, James and Robert; sisters, Jean, Marion and Mary. Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Monday, August 13, 2001 in the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, followed immediately at 2 p.m. by a memorial funeral service, with Reverend Roger Moore officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS.
MERSON, Audrey Phillip - 78, of Northwood Centre, passed away Friday, August 10, 2001 in the centre. Born October 9, 1922 in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late James Henry and Mabel (Conrad) Merson. She graduated from the VG Hospital in 1945 with her RN nursing degree and nursed in Halifax, Toronto, Vancouver and retired from Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg, in 1979. Audrey enjoyed traveling to numerous places around the world. She is survived by sisters, Revera McComb, New Jersey; Minerva Clark, Northwood Manor; nieces, Jean (Irving) Danhower, Toronto; Gloria (Noble) Dauphinee, Tantallon; nephew, Gordon (Evelyn) Isnor, Halifax. She was predeceased by her sisters, Nina, Marion, Evelyn; brothers, Emery, Marshall; half-sisters, Eva, Gladys and Myrtle. Cremation has taken place. Graveside committal service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, August 13, in St. John's Cemetery, Kempt Rd., Halifax, Rev. Sandra Cox officiating. Donations in Audrey's memory may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax.
MILES, George Frederick - 87, of Halifax, passed away August 9, 2001 at Fairview Villa. Born in Newfoundland, he was a son of the late George and Mary Ann Miles. George served with the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War. After the war, he worked on many fishing draggers out of Lunenburg. He then became employed with the Department of National Defence, Willow Park from where he retired in the mid 1970's. George touched many people during his life and will be remembered for his great smile and his love of cribbage games. He is survived by sister, Carrie (Jack) Sweeney, Yarmouth; daughter-in-law, Shirley Miles, Halifax. He was predeceased by his wife, Susie; son, Roy; several brothers and sisters. Visitation from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday, both in Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, Rev. Marion Burns officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.
MOORE, Herbert C. - 88, of Parrsboro, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2001 at East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash. Born in Penniac, New Brunswick, he was the son of the late Herbert and Lucy (Brown) Moore. He served with the North Shore Regiment Army for four years. He was employed in Frobisher Bay for several years and later with Nova Construction and R.K. Chappell Construction as a heavy equipment operator. He is the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was predeceased by a sister, Ellen. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today, August 11, 2001 in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, Rev. Robert Richmond officiating. Burial in Penniac Presbyterian Cemetery at a later date. Donations to a charity of choice.
NEVES, Garnet Lewellyn - 61, of Apple River, Cumberland County, NS, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2001, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the son of Carrie Ellen (Fletcher) and the late Alban Felix Neves. He retired in 1990 after working for many years with Canada Post, Halifax and the Federal Department of Fisheries. Garnet was a very avid wood-carver and woodworker. He is survived by his wife of forty-one years, Kathleen Anne (Bertrand); daughter, Karen Madeleine and son Garnet Lewellyn Jr. (Adelia), all of Halifax. He is also survived by brothers, Ralph (the late Blanche Nickerson), Harold (Geraldine), Garry (Debbie) Alban Jr. (Sharon); sisters, Myrna (James Haight), Lorraine (Alden Dickie), Levenia (James Hibberts), Anna (Val Embree), Elaine and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. today, August 11, 2001, in Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Memorial donations may be made to QEII Palliative Care, 1278 Tower Rd., Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
PECK, Donald Freeman - 73, of 500 Kings Rd., Sydney, passed away suddenly Wednesday, August 8, 2001, in Ben Eoin. Born in Kentville, he was a son of the late Robert and Jennie (Whynott) Peck. He was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Sydney. He worked at the B.F.M. Hospital, Kentville for over 20 years and prior to that at Kentville Sanitarium. He is survived by his wife, the former G. Cecilia MacMullin; brothers, Arthur, Ernest and Shirl. He was predeceased by his sister, Evelyn; brothers, Newton, Murray, Garnet and Jim. Arrangements have been entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today, August 11, 2001 in Holy Redeemer Church, Rev. E. MacDonald officiating. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, East Bay. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.
PETERSON, Roy Calvin - 89, of Berwick, Kings Co., passed away Thursday, August 9, 2001 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Cambridge, Kings Co., he was a son of the late James Borden and Birdie Rosalie (Lovelace) Peterson. Roy was a veteran of the Second World War. He had been employed as the maintenance supervisor at the Berwick Bakery from 1952-1977. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Maie (Hiltz) Peterson; sons, Ronald (Marlene) Peterson, Beeton, ON; Donald Peterson, Morristown; Roy (Valerie) Peterson, Lake Paul; daughter, Rosalie (Cecil Kane) Hiltz, Canard; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sister, Gertrude Peterson, Berwick. He was predeceased by a daughter, Delores May Peterson and a sister, both in infancy; brother, Stewart Peterson. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, August 12, 2001 with funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, both in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick, Rev. Shawn Kehoe officiating. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of one's choice.
POWER, Ronald Anthony - 77, of Dartmouth, passed away August 10, 2001 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Woodside, he was a son of the late Perry Gerome and Nora (Henneberry) Power. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Army Militia Anti-Aircraft group for 5 years. He was employed for over 35 years with Bill Lynch and Elliott Shows. He was a former member of The Royal Canadian Legion. He was a member for over 53 years of the Army, Navy and Air Force Veteran's in Canada, where he served as president of Citadel Unit 373 for over ten years. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice (Gaudet) Power; brother, Dennis "Buddy". Toronto, ON; sisters, Mary (David) MacFarlane, Cole Harbour; Frances Burns, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews; special friend Shirley Newcombe. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m Sunday where ANAF Unit 373 will hold a service at 7 p.m., in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday in St. Paul's Church, Windmill Rd., Dartmouth, Father Charles Burke officiating. Cremation to follow, burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division.
RANDLES, Eileen Alice (Bishop) - passed away peacefully at the Mother Berchman's Centre in Halifax on August 9, 2001, with her family by her side, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Eileen was born in Montreal and was the daughter of William and Elizabeth (Armstrong) Bishop. During WWII, Eileen met and later married John A. Randles from Saint John, who was training at the Number One Wireless School in Montreal. John and Eileen had lived in Saint John and Moncton and finally in Dartmouth. She is survived by her husband, John, Dartmouth; sons, John (Judi), Waverley; Charlie (Sharon), Sackville; daughters, Penny Davis (Paul) Cupertino, California; Patsy Cox (Brian), Lake Echo; Susan Randles, Cole Harbour; grandchildren, Kasandra, Julian, Greg, Tim, Jeremy, Julia, Joey, Evan, Scott, Lauren, Alyson; sisters, Eleanor Buchan, Australia; Ruth Yancey, San Diego, California; brothers, Bill Bishop, Edmonton, AB; Peter Bishop, Cheticamp. Prior to her illness, Eileen was an avid reader and author who loved the tranquility of swimming her daily 10 mile walks and always music. While always putting her family first, Eileen's love for children included volunteering for many years with mentally handicapped children in the Dartmouth school system. Eileen's family wishes to thank the staff and the Sisters of Charity, who lovingly welcomed Eileen into their home for four years. Special thanks to Sr. Veronica. Visitation will take place on Sunday, August 12th, from 7-9 p.m. at Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, from where memorial service will be held 2 p.m. on Monday, August 13, 2001, Rev. Glenn MacLean officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Nova Scotia or the Mother Berchmans's Centre.
SNOW, Audrey Joyce Bernice - 72, of Dartmouth, passed away August 9, 2001 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late James Freeman and Jennie (MacLean) Lively. She is survived by her daughter, Wendy (Gerald) Schnare, Halifax; sister, Gertrude Welcher, Halifax; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Freeman Snow; companion, Ken Dort. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, August 13, 2001 in the J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, Rev. Arthur Nash officiating. Reception to proceed service in the funeral home, with burial to follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
SAMPSON, Mary Geraldine - 92, of L'Ardoise, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2001, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in L'Ardoise, she was a daughter of the late Hubert and Catherine (Martell) Sampson. She is survived by sister, Obeline "Obie" Karluk, Sydney; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, Alphonse, Albert and Clifford; sister, Betty (O'Neil). Funeral will be held 10 a.m. today, August 11, 2001 in Holy Guardian Angels Church, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
RYAN, Mary Colleen - 38, Sydney, formerly of New Glasgow, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2001 at home. Born in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of Donald Alexander and Theresa Elizabeth (Bonvie) Ryan, Stellarton. She was a very caring person, having been a support worker and confidant for children, professionally and passionately for many years. Colleen, a member of the Musicians Union of Canada, expressed herself best in poetry and song. Besides her parents, she is survived by daughter, Jade Schawnee Ryan, Saskatoon, SK; sisters, Terry (Donald) Hayse, Victoria, BC; Rose-Marie Ryan, Halifax; Tamara Ryan, Vancouver, BC; brothers, Sean, Victoria; Patric, Halifax; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. She was predeceased by a brother, Danny Alexander Ryan; maternal grandparents, John and Ella Bonvie; paternal grandparents, Alexander and Mae Ryan. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. today, August 11, 201 in St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church with Father Bernard MacAdam officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made in her memory to The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada or any charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow.
WARD, Walter Stephen Peter - 81, Halifax, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII. Born January 15, 1920, in Doncaster, England, he was the son of the late George and Ivy (Allen) Ward. He qualified as a lawyer and, at the outbreak of the Second World War, he served in the RAF. After a period of professional acting, he worked as a Radio Operator for P&O Line. He then immigrated with his family to Canada in 1957 and worked as a Civil Servant for National Defence until his retirement in 1981. He had a great love for the outdoors which included skiing, boating, hiking, camping and collecting mosses. He traveled extensively, including work in the Arctic and two years in the Antarctic. He was also a craftsman who made furniture and boats, and did leatherwork and created wonderful, useful gadgets. An articulate and well-read man, he also had a great love for classical music and he played clarinet with the Chebucto Symphony Orchestra for many years. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, the former Faith Rogers; children, Philip (Susan Harrison), Davis, California; Georgie, Halifax; Mary Anna (Ray Lonnen), London, England; grand-daughter, Jenny, Calgary; step-grandson, Rhys Lonnen, London, England; son, Richard, Cannes, France, from his first marriage. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, from 2-4 p.m. today followed by tea in the family garden at 6952 Cook Ave., Halifax, from 4-6 p.m. No flowers by request. In lieu, a donation to the Halifax Field Naturalists Society, c/o Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St., Halifax, NS, B3H 3A6, would be appreciated by the family. The family extends their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Dr. William Acker, family doctor and to the doctors, nurses and staff in the Thoracic Unit of the VG for their compassionate and dedicated care.
WHITE, Cyril R. "Cy" - 70, of Five Islands, Colchester County, passed away Friday, August 10, 2001 in South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Russell and Mary (Iceton) White. He served 22 years with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a Supply Technician, retiring as Sergeant. He later was employed for 16 years with Andre Wines in Truro retiring in 1988. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, the former Gloria Davis; a daughter, Theresa Currie, and her husband, Robert, Dartmouth; a son, Russell, Amherst; two sisters, Rosalie MacEarchern, and her husband, Charles, Halifax; Linda Barrett, and her husband, Jerome, New Prospect, Halifax County; 4 grandchildren, Mark, Letitia, Jennifer and Cody. He was predeceased by a son, Gregory; sisters, Vera and Rene; a brother, Edward. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, August 11, 2001 in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro where funeral will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Rev. Dr. Kate Crawford officiating. Burial in the Lower Five Islands Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
SLAUENWHITE, Rev. Clyde N. - 75, of Truro, passed into the presence of his Lord on August 8, 2001, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. He was the son of the late Harold and Nellie (Craig) Slauenwhite. He served as a minister with The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada for 54 years, with pastorates in Canning, Tiddville, Newcastle, Western Shore, Kentville, Truro, Bermuda, Sydney, Bridgewater and Lantz. In addition, he served for 10 years as the Maritime District Church Ministries Director. His heart's desire was only to be a servant of God, giving himself passionately for the advancement of the gospel through the Church. He is survived by his wife, Irene (Spencer); sons, David (Carol), Truro; Gary (Pearl), Kentville; daughters, Sylvia (Gordon Reid), Truro; Cynthia (Michele Malornie), Montreal; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Marion Benjamin, Aylesford; Helen Hatt, Verna Davis, both of Kentville. Funeral service will be conducted in Calvary Pentecostal Church, Truro, 11 am today, August 11, 2001, Pastor Oral Stewart and Pastor R. Douglas Moore officiating. Interment will be in Bible Hill Cemetery. A reception will follow in Mattatall Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cornerstone Assembly, Bible Hill or Palliative Care Program at Colchester Regional Hospital. Arrangements entrusted to Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro.