BOUDREAU, (Clannon), Mary Virginia - 83, of Shirley St., Halifax, passed away June 15, 2001, at home. She was born in Petit de Grat. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church and was a retired employee from Eaton's. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughter, Mary Boudreau (Peter Flemming,) Dartmouth/Chester; granddaughter, Jennifer Keddy-Rodriguez, Toronto. She was predeceased by a number of sisters and brothers. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax. Burial will be in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Petit de Grat at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
CHIPMAN, Colin Ray - 13, Tupperville, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2001, in Centrelea. Born in Kentville, he was a precious son of Robert Walter and Margaret (Longley) Chipman. Colin was a grade seven student at Bridgetown Regional High School and was very active in sports. His greatest love was hockey, having played with the Western Valley AAA Pee Wee hockey team and Duane Saulnier's Nova Scotia Explosion team. He was also a soccer player, a badminton player and a golfer. He loved to go fishing with his family and friends and always loved a good game of ball hockey. Being home on the farm with his family, picking berries and working with his dad in the barn was a very special part of his life. Colin touched many people with his kind heart and his big smile. He is survived by and was special brother to Ryan, Emma, Adam, Allie, Leah and Eric, all at home; paternal grandparents, Eugene and Gladys Chipman; maternal grandparents, Raymond and Donna Longley; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral service 3 p.m. today in Bridgetown United Baptist Church, Rev. George Neily officiating. Private family interment will take place. Donations in his memory may be made to Western Valley Minor Hockey Association, c/o Kathy Veinot, RR 4, Bridgetown, NS B0S 1C0.
COGAN, M. Gladys - 103 Flamingo Dr., Halifax, formerly of North Sydney, passed away June 12, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, February 12, 1908, she was a daughter of the late Robert Emmett and Annie (Sampson) McGrath. She was educated at Notre Dame School in Sydney Mines and graduated from the Provincial Normal College in 1926. She taught in Low Point, St. John's School in Sydney Mines and for many years as primary teacher at St. Joseph's School, North Sydney. She is survived by daughter, Anne (Stephen) Clancey, Halifax; grandchildren, Marilyn, Stephen and Ryan; great-grandson, Justin; sister, Sister Loretta McGrath, Bethany, Antigonish; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William; sisters, Rita, Miriam and Angeline; brothers, John, Leonard, James and Emmett. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass in celebration of her life will be held in St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, today, June 16, at 11 a.m. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
CURRY (MacLeod), Alice Louise - 69, Mulgrave, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2001, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Mulgrave, November 22, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Murdock and May (Nicolle) MacLeod. She was a member of Trinity United Church, Mulgrave. Surviving are her husband, Donald; daughter, Pamela, Halifax; daughter-in-law, Rosemary, Halifax; sisters, Jessie (Cullen) MacLeod, Port Hawkesbury; Mildred (Hector) Huntington, Sydney; nephew, Ian; nieces, Jean, Elaine and Sheena. She was predeceased by son, Glenn; brother, Albert. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today in Trinity United Church, Rev. David Tuck officiating. Interment in Southbrook Cemetery, Port Hawkesbury. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Mulgrave and Area Resting Place or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
DARES, Carl Graham - 68, Wolfville, Kings Co., passed away June 12, 2001, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Liverpool, he was a son of the late Carl William and Ethel Marguerite (Crowell) Dares. He spent 27 and a half years in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Port Royal Branch 21 and Masonic Lodge. He is survived by Doris (Pugh) Dares; sons, Grant (Sandra), Parker Mountain Road, Annapolis Co.; Keith (Cathy), Centre Rawdon; grandchildren, Meaghan, Shaun and Evan; sister, Helen (Edmond) Garrett, Melvern Square; nephew, Ted Garrett; niece, Karen Cormier. Funeral service 2 p.m. today in St. George and St. Andrews United Church, Annapolis Royal, Rev. Alfred Woodworth officiating. Cremation has taken place. Family flowers only by request. Donations in his memory may be made to Intensive Care Unit, Valley Regional Hospital.
DOIRON, Eleanor Lorraine - 81, of Dartmouth, passed away June 15, 2001 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Souris, PEI, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Maude (Cantwell) Lavie. She is survived by sons, Bill (Mary Lynne), Dartmouth; Paul (Martha), Bracebridge, Ontario; Michael, Calgary; three grandchildren, Jason, James and Gregory; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Harold and Bill and sisters, Jessie, Sally, Alice, Mary and Margaret. Visiting will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street. Funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday in St. Pauls Roman Catholic Church, Windmill Rd., Dartmouth, Rev. Charles Burke officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society or the Crones Foundation.
HARNISH, Ena Ennis - 83, Birchy Head, passed away June 13, 2001, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Fox Point, she was a daughter of the late Oliver Russell and Flora (Veinott) Shatford. Ena was an avid card player and enjoyed attending many of the local card games. She will be remembered by family and friends for her homemade bread. Surviving are daughter, Judy Rose (Wayne) Macdonald, Birchy Head; sons, Oliver (Marjorie) Harnish, Bedford; Frank (Yvonne) Dominey, Stewiacke; Herbert (Neetha) Dominey, Fox Point; sister, Grace Cahill, Tantallon; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by infant daughter, Joy Ann; 11 brothers and sisters. Funeral 11 a.m. today, June 16, in St. James Anglican Church, Fox Point, Rev. Mark Pretty officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of choice.
HAYDEN, Arthur E. - 73, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully June 14, 2001 at home. Born in Port Wade, Annapolis County, he was the son of the late Ralph and Louise (Morrisson) Hayden. His passion for vehicles followed him through many career choices, including Acadian Bus Lines and Imperial Oil Limited. After retiring he started a car dealership. He enjoyed his summer home, which was close to his birthplace. He was a long time member of the IOF and Imperial Oil annuitants. He is survived by sons, Edward (Sylvia), John (Audra), Andrew (Tracie), all of Dartmouth; grandchildren, Mitchell, Sarah, Nicholas and Jillian. He was predeceased by wife, Nathalie; son, Richard; brothers, Alton and Claude; sisters, Anne and Myrtle. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 p.m Sunday, June 17, 2001 with funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. John Porter officiating. Burial will take place in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens with a reception to follow in the funeral home reception centre. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Renal Dialysis, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
HENDERSON, Irene Cora - 80, Eastern Passage, passed away peacefully, June 14, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Country Harbour Crossroads, May 26, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Agnes Mason. She moved to various locations within Nova Scotia, before settling in Eastern Passage with her husband Phillip and family. She spent her entire working life caring for her family as a homemaker and a wonderful mother and wife. Those that knew mom will remember her as a truly loving person who was totally devoted to all her children and grandchildren, all of whom undeniably adored her. She was a remarkable listener who was always there with an attentive ear for anyone with a problem, yet she never complained about her own. She especially enjoyed sitting in her favourite chair in the company of her children, playing cards. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and has finally been reunited with her husband, Phillip and daughter, Evelyn. She is survived by sons, Glenister (Pat), Lake Echo; Daniel, Ontario; Ronald (Kim), Dartmouth; Phillip (Teri Lynn), Eastern Passage; daughters, Ethel Soufflet (John), River Phillip; Teana Van Der Rijt (Gerry), Eastern Passage; Wanetta Garnaut (Peter) Adelaide, Australia; Wilma Muehleisen (Ernie), Eastern Passage; Eileen DeYoung, (Joseph), Eastern Passage; Linda, at home; grandchildren, Lisa, Daniel, Barbara, Brent, Rhea, Christian, David, Christopher, Stephen, Kertis, Kevin, Paige and Allyson. A private funeral service will be held in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Sunday, followed by burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Sackville. Donations in Irene's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.
JOHNSON, Thomas Wilson - 71, Victoria Harbour, Kings Co., passed away Thursday, June 14, 2001, at home. Born in Lakeview, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Calvin and Annie (Lohnes) Johnson. Surviving are his wife, Mabel (Morton) Johnson; sons, Glen (Mary Louise) Johnson; Wade (Deanna) Johnson, all of Aylesford; Albert Johnson, Kamloops, BC; Todd (Heather Walsh) Johnson, Harmony; daughter, Jeanette Johnson, Aylesford; grandchildren, Emma, Keri, Kassidy and Tyson Johnson; Carin DesChamp; step-granddaughter, Brooklyn Walsh; sister, Helena Johnson, Kentville; half-sister, Florence Joudrey, Berwick. He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Morgan Johnson; sisters, Helen Johnson, Rachael McCully; half sister, Marie Hiltz. Following his wishes there will be no visitation and a private family service will be held at a later date with Rev. Clyde Lowe officiating. Burial will be in the Aylesford Union Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick.
KENT, Greta Rowena - 88, Garshan Road, Dartmouth, passed away June 14, 2001, in Oceanview Manor. Born in Ostrea Lake, she was a daughter of the late Horace and Ella (McNutt) Kent. She was a former member of the Nova Scotia Schooner Association and Woodlawn United Church, for over 60 years, where she served as a Sunday school teacher and brownie leader. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge, Dartmouth Yacht Club and Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Borden; son, Garfield "Gary", South Branch; daughters, Betty (Mrs. Bud Ninos), Halifax; Elaine (Mrs. Bruce Evans), Wellington; Dorothy Kent (Brian Horne), Wellington; sister, Eressa Graham, The Birches, Musquodoboit Harbour; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by daughter, Beverley Merkley; brothers, Gerald, Aubrey, Hugh and Sedley. Arrangements entrusted to J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, 1234 Cole Harbour Rd. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Woodlawn United Church, Rev. Diane Hill and Gordon Murray officiating. Burial in Pleasant Point Cemetery, Ostrea Lake. In lieu of flowers, donations to the IWK Health Centre or Oceanview Manor Eden Project.
SABEAN, Edith Grace - 90, New Tusket, Digby Co., passed away June 14, 2001, in Olsen's Nursing Home, Yarmouth. Born in Weymouth, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Watson and Agnes (Preston) Taylor. She was a member of the Women's Institute, St. Peter's Anglican Church, Weymouth North and also an animal lover. Surviving are sister, Gwen Hurlburt, Yarmouth; nephew, Eric Hurlburt, Pleasant Valley, Yarmouth Co.; niece, Rae Weldon and great-niece, Jennifer Weldon, both of British Columbia. She was predeceased by her husband, George; infant daughter, Joan. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North, Rev. Kendell McRae officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, New Tusket. Donations in memory may be made to the SPCA or a charity of your choice.
MacDONALD, Joan Marguerite - Ross Ferry, Victoria Co., passed away Monday, June 11, 2001, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Lunenburg, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Marguerite Collins. She was actively involved in her church and community. She loved to sing and was a faithful member of the church and community choirs. She was dedicated to her early morning walk to begin her day. Joan made it known that she had a happy life in Ross Ferry. She is survived by her husband, Gordon A.; daughters, Sandra (Kim) Perrauet, Dartmouth; Margaret, Kentville; sons, John (Jennifer), Whitby, Ont.; Donald (Judith), Sheet Harbour; brothers, Eric (Monique), Oshawa, Ont.; David (Annette), Lunenburg; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandson. A memorial service will be held in Drummond United Memorial Church, Ross Ferry, today, June 16, at 2 p.m., Rev. Louie Ihasz officiating. Donations can be made to the Drummond Memorial Church Fund or Palliative Care Unit of Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Family flowers only. Funeral is under the direction of Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.
McCULLOCH, Inez Charlotte - 81, Minasville, Hants County, passed away peacefully at home, June 14, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Greeno and Charlotte (Wright) Scott. She was a member of the Noel United Church, Noel UCW and Double M Club. She also enjoyed playing cards, crossword puzzles, baking and her family and friends. Surviving are her daughter, Bernice White, Burnaby, BC; sons, Charlie (Charlene) McCulloch, Tennecape; Robie (Beth) McCulloch, Beaver Bank; Kevin (Liz) McCulloch, Mt. Lehman, BC; grandchildren, Stephanie (Jeff), Charles (Stephanie), Erin, Andrew, Laura, Graham, Jillian; great grandchildren, Katie, Mathew; sisters, Lilian Naas, Minasville; and Freda (Vincent) Ells, West Mount, Cape Breton. She was predeceased by husband, Floyd; brothers, Lawrence, Aubrey, and Frank; sisters, Alda, Mary and Effie. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ettinger's Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. Celebration of Life will be held Monday, June 18, 2001 at 2 p.m., Noel United Church, Rev. Sandra Cox officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall, burial in Moose Brook Cemetery. Family flowers only by request, memorial donations may be made to Noel United Church, general fund, or charity of your choice.
McSAVANEY, Mabel Evelyn - 81 of 50 Mitchell Ave., Dominion passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2001 at her redidence. Born in Lingan she was the daughter of the late Felix and Henrietta (Langley) Burke . Mabel was a faithful member of St. Eugene's Church, Domintion. She was an avid card player, Scat and Rummy were her favorites. Mabel was noted for her baking and sharing this with many of her friends. She was also known for her keen sense of humor. Mabel received very much joy fomr her family; especially grand and graet-grandchildren. She was a very special person who was loved by all who knew her. She will be sadly missed by sons; Vince (Karen), Brian (Lisa) - both of Dominion, Wayne, at home and Bernie (Ann Lorraine). Alberta, sisters; Mrs. Pearl McIsaac & Mrs. Hazel Musial, brothers; Stan Burke, Ray Burke, Pius Burke & Stan Eksal, grandchildren; Terry, Kerr, Todd, John Paul, Lisa, Dale, Tracey and great-grandchildren; Ceilidh, Holly, Briana, Adrianna and Ryan. Funeral mass will be celebrated today at 11 am in St. Eugene's Church, Dominion, Fr. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. "Ma" will be in our hearts &memories forever.
MILTON, Lloyd S. (Jr.) - The family of Lloyd Milton Jr. is deeply saddened to announce his death on Friday, June 15, 2001 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born July 21, 1932, he was the son of Josephine (Colpitts) Milton, Parrsboro, and the late Lloyd A. Milton of Diligent River, Cumberland County. Lloyd retired from the R.C.A.F. in 1971. During his military career, he was stationed in Baden-Baden, Germany, and spent several years at the NORAD Bomarc Site in North Bay, Ont. After his service retirement, he was employed by Cominco Mines in Pine Point, N.W.T. He is survived by sisters, Diane (John) Harrison, Blandford; Joan, Bridgewater; brothers, Gary (Carol), Oshawa; Burpee (Bert), Mexico; nieces, Shelley (Scott) Hodgson, Dartmouth; Kelly (Cameron) Potts, Port Hope, Ont.; Suzelle Copp, Welland, Ont.; nephews, Darren Copp, Vancouver; Derek Copp, St. John's; Terry Harrison, Truro; Chad Milton, Toronto. Lloyd was predeceased by a sister, Marjorie Connors; a nephew, David Connors. He was a very special son, brother and uncle to his family and will be fondly remembered as we gather at "the cottage" in Diligent River for summer barbeques and family fun. We will miss his dry humor and above all, his great care and concern for all of the family and for all people whom he felt were unjustly treated by others in society. A private service will be held for relatives and immediate family at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro on Tuesday, June 19, 2001 at 2 p.m., the Rev. Jeffrey White officiating. All family and friends are invited to a reception at the Harrison Cottage, Diligent River following the service. Donations may be made in Lloyd's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of choice.
MULLINS, Gregory John - 70, Dartmouth, passed away June 11, 2001, at home. Born on Christmas Island, he was a son of the late John and Annie (MacInnis) MacLean. Surviving are his companion, Violet Walters; stepdaughter, Margaret (George) Walters, Dartmouth; brother, Peter, Christmas Island; step-grandchildren, Wayde, Theresa, Jessica; several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be 9:30 a.m. today in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth
NICKERSON, Reginald Carrol - 77, Bedford, passed away June 14, 2001 in the QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax. Born December 2, 1923 in Halifax, a son of the late James Edward and Ora Maud (Publicover) Nickerson. He served in World War II in the R.C.A. worked for Keiths and Oland Brewery for 42 years. He was a member of the Bedford United Church. Survived by wife, the former Marion MacDonnell; sons, Kent (Dianne), Bedford; Kevin (Susan), Bedford; grandchildren, Marcie, Keith (Melissa), Kirk; great granddaughter, Lacie; sisters, Gwen Rodgers, Halifax; Claire Mapes, Salmon Arm, BC; brother, Robert, Ontario; Donald, Spryfield; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Barbara; brothers, Edward, Albert, George. Funeral service 2 p.m. today in Bedford United Church, Bedford, Reverend Diane Tingley officiating. Interment in Brookside Cemetery, Bedford. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society or the Kidney Foundation.
SAMPSON, Joseph Thomas "Joe, Tommy, Honey" - age 75 of Halifax, slipped away peacefully June 14, 2001 in the Camphill Veterans Memorial Building. Born in Louisdale, Cape Breton, he was a son of the late Ida (Samson) and James Sampson. He was a veteran of the Merchant Navy where he served and travelled on The Lady Nelson, The Lady Rodney and The Pictou County. He worked many years as a freight handler on the Halifax waterfront, Citadel Motors and Firestone, retiring from Wood Motors. He was an active member of St. Agnes parish for many years and never missed helping with ushering and collection plate duties every Sunday. He loved gardening, flowers, the water, fishing, boats as well as the occasional card game. Joe was a gentle soul and will be missed by all his family and friends. Survived by devoted and loving wife, Anne (nee Knight-Eigeard); sons, Paul (Helen); Tom (Vi) MacDougall and Jack MacDougall; daughters, Darlene (Hank); Carol (Jim) Jollimore; Linda Leblanc all of Halifax; grandchildren, Steven (Tracey) Winnipeg; Danielle; Debbie (Darren); Tracy (Archie); Karlie; Michelle (Justin); great grandchildren, Sara; Ryan; Justina; Morgan; brothers, Anthony "Tony" (Shirley) Sampson; Leonard "Mickey" (Eleanor) Sampson; sisters, Melvina Samson; Zelia (Ernest) Aucoin. Predeceased by sister, Theresa Rogers; niece, Dale Rogers; and companion, Margaret MacDougall. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2001 in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2001 in St. Agnes Church, Father Mike Walsh officiating. Burial in St. John's Cemetery.
SMITH, Carmen - 67, South Lochaber, Guysborough Co., passed away June 12, 2001, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Goldenville, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late Kenneth and Alberta (Sponagle) Smith. He was a labourer most of his working life having worked as a woodsman, lineman and in a lumber mill. He is survived by his wife, the former Joan Cameron; daughter, Ethel Bernice, at home; brothers, Byron, Country Harbour; James, Toronto; sister, Lorraine Corkum, Toronto. He was predeceased by two infant sisters. Funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. in Bethel Community Church, Lochiel Lake, Guysborough Co., Rev. Freda Steeves officiating. Burial in Stewart Cemetery, South Lochaber. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish.
SNARBY, Sigmund - 84, Liverpool, Queens Co., formerly of St. John's, Nfld., passed away suddenly June 13, 2001, at home. Born in Tromso, Norway, he was a son of the late Martin and Konstanse (Jacobsen) Snarby. Since the age of 19, he has been a sea captain involved in fishing, seal hunting, Arctic and Antarctic expeditions. Sigmund immigrated to Canada from Norway with his family in 1967. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Marie Hanssen; daughter, May-Karin (Per) Snekkestad, Tonsberg, Norway; sons, Ulf (Barb) and Stein (Simone), both of Liverpool; Bjorn (Rosalie) and Martin (Pamela), both of Bridgewater; Harold (Diane), St. John's, Nfld.; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Solvig (Bjorn) Kordal, Oslo, Norway. He was predeceased by sisters, Ingrid, Ruth and Esther; brother, John. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool where a memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, June 18, Rev. Joanne McFadden officiating. Scattering of cremated remains to take place at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society.
SPARKS, Roslene "Rose" - 88, Cherry Brook, passed away peacefully June 13, 2001 at the Northwood Nursing Home. Born in Cherry Brook, NS, July 12, 1912, she was the daughter of the late James Bundy Sr. and Bessie (Sparks) Bundy. She was a loving and devoted Christian wife and mother, an active member of the Cherry Brook United Baptist Church, sang in the church choir, was active in the Ladies Auxiliary, served as its President and was a faithful and devoted church goer. Surviving are sons, Eric (Loretta), Elroy (Mona), Cherry Brook; Allison (Lillian), Winnipeg; Arnold (Maxine), Montreal; daughters, Winnifred Tate; Virginia; Pauletta (Gyula) Lorincz, Montreal and Irma (Richard) Pope, Cherry Brook; sister, Mayola Mansfield, Dartmouth; brother, Earl Bundy, Cherry Brook; 23 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband, Deacon Everett Sparks; sister, Nellie Fairfax; step-sisters, Kathleen Beals and Grace Suttle; brothers, Henry, James Jr. and Gerald; step-brothers, Edgar, Alex, Chester, Davie and William. Funeral service will be held in Cherry Brook United Baptist Church, today, June 16, 2 p.m., Reverend Wayne Desmond officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. A reception will follow in the church auditorium. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to The Northwood Foundation or the Cherry Brook United Baptist Church Renovation Fund.
SPONAGLE, Catherine Anne "Cathy" - 48, of Dartmouth, was peacefully swept away, surrounded by her family at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, on June 13, 2001. Born in Trenton, Ontario, she was the dearest daughter of Margaret (Sutherland) (Latter) Cummings, Dartmouth and the late Graham Latter. A child of an airforce family, she travelled extensively through Europe and North America, until the age of 16. Cathy worked at Mic Mac Dental Centre for many years, as well as with various dentists in the Metro area. She owned and operated Burnside Irving along with her husband, and operated "Second Look" Cosmetics in Mic Mac Mall. She was a full time Mom and enjoyed "antiquing", interior decorating, upholstery, shopping, tole-painting, reading and music. She enjoyed spending time at the cottage in Chester, which was "a work of art in progress", and of which she was very proud. She will be missed by her Labs, Duke and Camper. Cathy touched the lives of all she met, and will be sadly missed. She is survived by her soulmate, Bruce. She was a loving mother and best friend to Crystal Jennifer and Jeffrey Graham. She was a beloved sister to Danny, David, and Jamie, all of Dartmouth, and will be sadly missed by "Mom and Dad" Sponagle, and their family. Funeral service will be today, June 16, at 10 a.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Cremation to follow. Reception at funeral home immediately following service. Flowers graciously accepted. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or SPCA Metro Shelter.
VAUGHN PARNELL, Elizabeth (Betty) - 79, formerly of Brooklyn, Queen's County, passed away June 13, 2001 in Ocean View Manor, Eastern Passage. She was the only child of the late Victor and Elizabeth (Covington) MacKinnon. She will be rememberd for her work with the Rebekah Lodge, Liverpool, St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Brooklyn and the P.T.A. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be missed by many. Surviving are her children, Larry, Ontario; Michael, Sackville; Sharon Robinson, Dartmouth; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Malcolm Parnell. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Brooklyn. Reverend Beverly DeVouge officiating. Burial in Seaside Cemetery, Brooklyn. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Nova Scotia.
WARHAM, Neville Arthur - 39, of 122 Victoria, Springhill, NS, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2001 in The Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, NS. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Doreen (Mason) Warham of Amherst and the late Beresford Warham. He is survived by his wife the former Angela Margaret Spence; a son, N. Nathan Warham at home; daughters, Jillian Warham of Halifax; and Emily Warham at home; brothers, Roy Warham, Truro; Kevin W. (Melissa) Warham, Amherst and Desmond (Brenda) Warham, Rexton, NB. Predeceased only by his father. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today, June 16, 2001 in the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, with the Rev. Dr. Brian Spence and the Reverend Frank Likely officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia would be appreciated.