ACKER, Gladys Marie - 77, Bedford, passed away April 10, 2001 in the QEII, Halifax. Born August 6, 1923 in Shelburne, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Glady's (Saunders) Jacklyn. She is survived by daughter, Donna Moore (Richard), Lower Sackville; sons, Brian Acker (Joyann), Waverley; Billy Acker, Ontario; sisters, Louise Girling, Ontario; Catherine Jacklyn, Shelburne; grandchildren, Paul Acker, Wanda Boutilier (Kenny), Linda Wright (Paul), Donna Jones (Todd), Darlene Acker, Dianna Smelter (Darcy), Gene Acker (Joy), Wendy Acker; great-grandchildren, Courtney and Mitchell Jones; Jordon and McKenzie Wright; Jake Boutilier; Chad Acker. She was predeceased by her husband, Lewis; sister, Dorothy Sutherland; brothers, Rex and Alex; daughter, Barbara; son, Gene Acker; great grandson, Tye Boutilier. Funeral service 11 a.m. today, April 14, 2001 in All Saints Anglican Church, Bedford, Canon Robert Power officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Donations may be made to the IWK Fetal Assessment Unit.
ARMSTRONG (Sherman), Michael Andrew - 39, of Halifax, passed away April 8, 2001 in Halifax. Born February 21, 1962 in Windsor, Hants County, he was a son of the late James Wilson Sherman and Kathleen Jane (Sherman) Greene, adopted parents, Rita Armstrong, Florida and the late Andrew V. Armstrong. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Armstrong, New Jersey; daughter, Kathleen Armstrong, New Jersey; sisters, Shirley Anne Morine (James), Hantsport; Margaret Elizabeth Sherman, Dartmouth; April Sherman, Halifax; brothers, James Sherman, Ardoise; David Sherman, Kitchener, Ontario; Morris Sherman, Kitchener, Ontario; Patrick Armstrong, Dartmouth; Christopher Weatherhead, Victoria, BC. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 14, 2001 from the chapel of Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, Rev. Garnet Parker officiating. Burial to follow in Oakhill Cemetery, Ellershouse. Donations in memory may be made to Hope Cottage, 2435 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 2Z4.
BOYLE, Captain Charles, CD CF Ret'd - 71, St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, passed away March 30, 2001 in Halifax. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he was a son of the late William and Margaret Boyle. He worked in the Merchant Marine and Royal Navy before accepting a transfer to the Royal Canadian Navy in 1956. Retired from the Canadian Navy in 1971. He was First Officer on Canadian Coast Guard Ships until a career ending injury in 1974. He enjoyed retirement in England and Canada. Survived by daughters, Caroline Kerr (Ken), Halifax; Susan Stoney (Peter), Windsor; sons, Andrew (Marlene), Halifax; David (Laurel), Lower Sackville; sisters, Myra, England; grandchildren, Matthew, Douglas, Alexander, Mitchell, Luke, Evan; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by wife, Kathleen; sister, Margaret. Cremation has taken place. A gathering for family and friends will be held April 21, from 3-5 at 24 Donaldson Avenue, Halifax. Donations may be made to St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia or charity of your choice.
BROWN, Freeman Aylmer - 81, of Centreville, Kings Co., passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Hall's Harbour, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Stanley and Viola (Irving) Brown. He was employed with Hostess Foods, Greenwich, Kings Co., retiring after 25 years. He had a great love of gardening and the outdoors. He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy Jean Misner; daughter, Heather (Mrs. Paul Cunningham), Brooklyn Corner, Kings Co.; sisters, Mary (Mrs. Ray Fraser), Berwick; Vivian (Mrs. Ronald Meisner), Cambridge, Kings Co.; grandchildren, Kelly (Mrs. Larry Smith), Greenwich; Colby Daniels, Kentville; Hollie Daniels, Edmonton, Alta.; great-grandson, Jordan Smith, Greenwich. He was predeceased by brothers, Ken, Garfield, Edwin and Irving; sisters, Muriel and Wanda. There will be no visitation by family request. Private family funeral service 2 p.m., today, April 14, in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Rev. Marc Potvin officiating. Burial will take place in Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville, Kings Co. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of your choice.
CAMPBELL, Jerome - 69, Glencoe Station, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2001, in Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Born December 12, 1931, in Glencoe Station, he was a son of the late John A. and Margaret (MacDonnell) Campbell. He was a member of St. Peter's Parish, Port Hood. Surviving are sisters, Mary MacPhail, Winnipeg; Sandra (Neil) MacKinnon, Medway, Mass.; brothers, James (Joyce), Mississauga, Ont.; Douglas, Glencoe Station; Father D.C., New York City; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother in infancy. The late Mr. Campbell will rest in Port Hood Funeral Home with visitation from 3-6 p.m. today, and from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Peter's Church, Port Hood, Rev. D.C. Campbell officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery under the direction of Inverness Funeral Home. Donations may be made to St. Peter's Cemetery Fund.
CARBONELL, Rita Catherine - 80, of Dartmouth, passed away suddenly April 10, 2001. Born in Portage, Prince Edward Island, she was a daughter of the late John and Laura (Durant) Lynch. She was a long time member of St. Paul's Church, Dartmouth, and was a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother to her family. She is survived by a son, William Jr. (Bill) and his wife, Shirley of Kelowna, BC; daughters, Anne (Bill) O'Connell, Ottawa; Barbara (Mike) Burley, Dartmouth; Helen (Phillip) Morgan, Ottawa; grandchildren, Brent William and Curt Leo Carbonell, Laura Elizabeth O'Connell, Susan and Karen Burley; sisters, Anna MacDonald, Shirley (Rome) MacNeil, Faith Ramsay, all of PEI; Fran Stoddard (Doug), Ontario and brother, Bernard (Marge) Lynch, PEI. She was recently predeceased by her husband of 58 years, William (Bill) Carbonell, she was also predeceased by sisters, Emma, Barbara and Lil; brothers, Leo, Pat, Greg and Jack. Private family visiting will take place. Funeral service 9 a.m. today, April 14, 2001 in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church (Windmill Rd.), Rev. Charles Burke officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery. Family flowers only, in lieu donations may be made to any charity. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street (466-2360).
DEVEAU, Celine Marie - 99, of La Maison au Coucher du Soleil, Saulnierville, Digby Co., formerly of Meteghan Station, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2001, in the home. Born in Saulnierville Station, she was a daughter of the late Albeni and Elizabeth (Deveau) Fournier. She is survived by sons, Edward Leo, Meteghan Station; Alphonse, Halifax; Alfred, Bangor; daughters, Lucy Hyden, British Columbia; Cecilia Hicks, Agnes Comeau, May Hicks, Meteghan Station; Prescille Comeau, Bangor; brother, George Fournier, Yarmouth; 63 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Leo; sons, Peter and Dennis; brother, John; sister, Mabel. Arrangements under the direction of Meteghan Funeral Home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2001 in Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to La Maison au Coucher du Soleil, Saulnierville.
CARR, Rosa Frances (Rose) - 79, of Scotia Nursing Home, formerly of Windsor Junction, passed away April 11, 2001 at the QEII Infirmary Site. Born in Windsor Junction, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Maude (Parnell) Lee. She was a housewife and had been employed 12 years with the Ashburn Golf Club, Windsor Junction. She was a past member of St. Thomas Anglican Church, Fall River. She was a member of the Fall River Seniors Friendly Group. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving is one son, Wilfred (Barb) Windsor Junction; grandchildren, Jennifer and Natalie. She was predeceased by her husband, Havelock; brothers, John and Cecil and sisters, Pearl and Bertha. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place under direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in Scotia Nursing Home, Beaverbank. A reception to follow at the Nursing Home. Family flowers only. Private burial in Fall River Cemetery. Donations may be made to Friends of Scotia Society.
CONRAD, Frances Elizabeth "Mummy" - 91, Hubbards, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2001, in Fairview Villa Home for Special Care, Halifax. Born in the United States, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Barrett) Publicover. She is survived by daughter, Jane (Kingsley) Ramey, Hubbards; sons, David (Mae), Head of St. Margaret's Bay; Lowell, Ivan, Hubbards; Phillip, Halifax; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Baden; sisters, Emma and Ida. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. today, April 14, 2001 in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Hubbards, Rev. Mark Pretty officiating. Interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Hubbards. Family flowers only, donations can be made to St. Luke's Memorial Fund or Shaid Tree Animal Shelter. Arrangements are entrusted to Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards.
CRAIG, Eldon Joseph - 45, of Eastern Passage, passed away suddenly on April 13, 2001. Born in Eastern Passage, he was a son of Joseph and Loretta (Henneberry) Craig, of Eastern Passage. He was employed with the Nova Scotia Power Corporation. He played hockey and was a member of the Hartlin Point Golf Club. He is survived by his wife, the former Christine Thibault; two sons, Robert Joseph and Andrew Charles; brothers, Jim (Cathy), Cole Harbour; Eric (June) and Mike (Gail), all of Eastern Passage; several nieces and nephews. Visiting will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Eastern Passage Community Funeral Home, 5 Cow Bay Road. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Passage, Rev. Thomas Thekkekara officiating. Burial will be in St. Andrews cemetery. A reception will follow in the Eastern Passage Fire Hall. Family flowers only by request, in lieu, memorial donations may be made to any charity.
DeCOSTE, Irene M. - 86, of Mattie Settlement, Antigonish Co., passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Barrio's Beach, Antigonish Co., she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Lillian (Pettipas) DeCoste. Irene was a woman of deep faith, a loving mother and devout wife. She had a deep affection for her grandchildren and a great love of card playing. She is survived by daughters, Edith (Vincent) DeCoste, Monastery; Leona (Gary) Bennett, Linwood; Elizabeth DeCoste, Mattie Settlement; Maureen (Robert) Bennett, Antigonish; Debbie (Johnny) Bowie, Afton; sons, Bernard (Rosemarie), Mattie Settlement; Patrick (Rita), Grosvenor; Leonard (Candy), Toronto; John (Maureen), Antigonish; Clarence (Sandy), Sheet Harbour; Billy (Sharon), Mattie Settlement; sister, Florence Pettipas, Linwood; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Benedict; brothers, Willie, Benny, Charlie, Clarence, Francis, Raymond and Alphonse; sisters, Bella, Mary and Emma. Visitation will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Sunday in St. Peter's Place, Tracadie. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in St. Peter's Church, Tracadie, Rev. John Barry officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish.
DRAPEAU-COSGROVE, Doris - 78, Northwood Centre, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2001, in VG Site, QEII. Born in Dominion, Cape Breton Co., she was a daughter of the late Clara (Fielding) and Arthur Petrie. A graduate of Maritime Business College and was a secretary to Dr. Bernie Miller. She will always be remembered for her faith, courage and humor. She is survived by her son, William Cosgrove, Halifax; daughters, Joanne Hennebury, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Maureen Parsons, Coldbrook; Elayne Tobin, Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Michael, Michelle and Shawn Hennebury, Robert Parsons; great-granddaughter, Baily. She was predeceased by husbands, Edward T. Cosgrove and Joseph Anthony Drapeau; twin sister, Constance; brothers, Leonard Fielding and Arthur Gerald. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St. Funeral service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in Northwood Chapel. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to Tree of Life Foundation, Northwood.
GOYECHE, Alfred (Fred) John - 82, of Dartmouth, passed away April 11, 2001 in Oakwood Terrace. Born in Arichat he was a son of the late Alcide and Alexina (Samson) Goyeche. He was a successful businessman in Dartmouth for 31 years where he owned and operated Portland Electrics Ltd. He was a long time member of St. Peters Church and a respected member of the Knights of Columbus holding the positions of Navigator of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly and Grand Knight Third Degree Council 3133 Dartmouth. He also gave of his time for many years with the Kiwanis Club. He enjoyed curling and golfing and was a long time member of both the Dartmouth Curling Club and Brightwood Golf Club. He also enjoyed playing bridge, hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Helen (Foggier); three daughters, Donna Barnett, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Nikki and Sarah; Maureen Goyeche, Mississauga; son-in-law, Gary Ward; Janet Goyeche, Dartmouth; son-in-law, Wayne Skinner; sisters, Anita and Margaret; brother, Joseph. He was predeceased by sisters, Germaine, Betty Teresa, Eva; brothers, Dave, Pete, Amadee and Raymond. He will be fondly remembered for his kind and gentle ways as well as his sense of humor. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. today, April 14, 2001 in St. Peters Roman Catholic Church (Maple St.), Dartmouth. A reception will immediately follow in the church hall. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations to a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street.
GROUSE, Samuel - 49, of Halifax, passed away Monday, April 9, 2001, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Henry (deceased) and Irene Grouse. Samuel was a 25 year employee with the QEII and was an avid dart and pool player for many years. He is survived by his wife, Zelda and stepson, Kelvin Lucas. He is also survived by brothers, Leonard, James, Emanuel (Manny), Leo and Elvis Grouse. He was predeceased by brothers, Ronald and John Henry Grouse and Benny Downey. Surviving are his sisters, Rosella (Mrs. Cyril Fraser), Cecilia McQuaid, Janet (Mrs. James Wilson), Ottawa; Valerie Whynder and Charlene (Shellen) Grouse. Samuel is also survived by several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held in Cornwallis Street Baptist Church at 2 p.m., today, April 14, Rev. Lionel M. Moriah will be officiating. According to his wishes, his ashes will be scattered over Bras d'Or Lakes later in the spring. Donations may be made to Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII Fund. Arrangements are entrusted to Snow's Funeral Home, Halifax.
HARNISH, David Rae - 46, of Beaver Bank, passed away April 11, 2001 at home. Born in Halifax, he was the son of Annie Louise and the late Rae Harnish. He was self employed as an auto body mechanic. He was an avid skeet shooter, having won many awards. David enjoyed gardening, reading, darts and billiards, and he loved his nieces and nephews very much. He is survived by sisters, Marilyn (Philip) Howard and their daughter, Olivia, Burlington, Ontario; Wanda (Frank) Robinson and their children, Rachel and Kyle, of Bedford. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in Atlantic Funeral home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Interment to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
HARNISH, Phyllis Madeline - 81, of Hubbards, passed away peacefully in Shoreham Village, Chester, on Thursday, April 12, 2001. Born February 10, 1920, in Hubbards, she was a daughter of the late Guy and Ruth (Shankel) Harnish. She was a lifelong resident of Hubbards, an ardent admirer of nature and was happiest paddling on Mill Lake. She was a long-time member of St. Luke's choir. She is survived by her brother, Roy, Hubbards and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and brother, Clyde R. Cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. Memorial service will be held in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Hubbards, 2 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001, Rev. Mark Pretty officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Memorial donations may be made to St. Luke's Memorial Fund.
HARVIE, Annie Elizabeth - 93, formerly of Kempt Shore, Hants Co., passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 12, 2001, in the Dykeland Lodge, Windsor, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Cheverie, Hants Co., she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth (Palmer) Lake. She is survived by sons, Ernest (Ferne) Havie, Coleman, PEI; Andrew, Beaverbank; daughter, Margaret (Ron) Leonard, Comox, BC; a niece raised as her own, Joyce (James) Campbell, Riverview, NB; grandchildren, David, Dwayne Harvie; Dianna Zwicker; Stephen, Michael and Glen Bond; several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Jean Smith, Myrtle Anthony and Nellie Brown; half-brother, Clifford Palmer. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2001 in Lindsay's Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, where funeral will be held in the chapel at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 16, Alex Mosher officiating, assisted by Rev. Garnet Parker. Burial will follow in the Avonview Cemetery, Kempt Shore, Hants County. Donations in memory may be made to Dyleland Lodge.
HERSEY, Marie - 88, Yarmouth, passed away April 11, 2001, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late George and Ellen (Murphy) Teed. She was a member of The Salvation Army, Yarmouth, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 61, Yarmouth and was a member of Red Cross Lodge of Camp Hill Hospital, Halifax. She is survived by daughter, June and husband Mel Carlson, Abbotsford, B.C.; foster-son, Glen (Sharon) Titus, Digby; sister, Jerry (Mrs. Charles Brittain), Yarmouth; two grandchildren, one great-grandchild and three foster-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, George; sisters, Alice Bourque, Marion Ross Clements; brother, Clyde. Visitation from 7-9 p.m. Sunday with funeral services Monday at 2 p.m., both in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Yarmouth, Lieutenant Stephen Kennedy officiating. Burial in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to The Salvation Army, Yarmouth or Canadian Cancer Society.
HIMMELMAN, Brenda L. - 56, of Bridgewater, formerly of Liverpool, passed away April 10, 2001, at home. Born in Liverpool, she was a daughter of the late Laurie and Marion (Peach) Himmelman. She loved reading and traveling. She is survived by brothers, David, Eagle Head; Douglas, Bridgewater; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by an infant son. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers Funeral Home, Liverpool, where visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. today with funeral service at 2 p.m. Rev. Joanne McFadden officiating. Burial will be in Zion United Cemetery, Payzant Street, Liverpool. Family flowers only. Donations to Zion United Church.
JOHNSTON, Margaret Rutherford - 78, Truro, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2001, at home. Born in Jedburgh, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Helen Isabella (Elliot) Fleming. She was a member of the United Church of Canada. She was a war bride and arrived in Canada in 1946. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by daughters, Heather (Donnie) Broome, East Bideford, P.E.I.; Joyce Johnston, Port Hawkesbury; Nancy (Kevin), Stewart, Truro; sons, Gordon (Freda), Judique; John (Sarnia), Debert; Kenny, Lunenburg; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Bill Johnston; granddaughter, Tracey Broome; sister, Alice Lyle and brother, Edward. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury, Rev. Debbie Aiken officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial in St. David's United Church Cemetery at a later date. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or charity of your choice.
LEVENTHAL, Elaine Devara (Zive) - of Halifax, passed away peacefully Friday April 13, 2001 at home. Born in Halifax, she was the dear daughter of the late Ada (Leibman) and Manuel Zive. She attended Horton Academy in Wolfville, Dalhousie University, and Bouve Boston School of Physical Education. Elaine was a member of the Beth Israel Synagogue, the Sisterhood of the synagogue, Hadassah Wizo, a life member of ORT, a volunteer at the Victoria General Hospital, and a supporter of the Art Gallery and Neptune Theatre. She was an avid collector and a figure skating enthusiast. She was also treasurer of an investment group called Marmaid, which lasted for 20 years. She had an avid interest in art and antiques and was responsible for the restoration of Halifax's Waverley Inn. Her keen and distinguished taste and ingenuity was instrumental in purchasing many of the beautiful antiques and decorations in the family-owned Inn where she spent a great deal of her time. Elaine was the cherished and devoted wife of Abe Leventhal, and the beloved sister-in-law of Joseph & Jeannette Jacobson. Elaine will be remembered for her compassionate generosity, her love of people, and willingness and interest to listen and understand. She will be deeply missed by all. The family would like to thank Dr. Ernie Johnson for his enormous support and dedication over many years. A special thank you to Lori McNutt and "Compassionate Care" for their many months of loving care to Elaine. The funeral was held Friday at Cruikshank Funeral Home, Halifax under the direction of Rabbi Saul Aranov, Beth Israel Synagogue. Interment was at Baron de Hirsch Cemetery, Connaught Avenue and Windsor Street. Private Shiva. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.
McINTYRE, Brendan Carl - 59, Glace Bay, passed away April 12, 2001 at home. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late John "Joe" and Irene (Hollingsworth) McIntyre. Brendan was a beloved husband and father. He was a wonderful cook and housekeeper who helped to care for his mother-in-law in a compassionate, loving way. He was a member of Saint John the Baptist Church, New Aberdeen. He was a former member of Branch 78 Legion, Dominion and was employed with DEVCO until his retirement in 1981. He was also a member of the Dragger Team. For many years he played guitar and sang with various bands and always retained his love of music. He is survived by his wife, the former Sheila Sudworth Ross; daughters, Anita (David) Parsons; Joan McIntyre; step-daughter, Vanessa Ross; all of Glace Bay; son Gerard (Cathy), St. Catherine's, Ont.; brothers, Byron "Dick", Kitchener, Ont.; Reginald, Bedford; special cousin, Mary MacMullen; mother-in-law, Blanche Sudworth; grandchildren, Andrew and Ryan. He was predeceased by brother Vernon "Bo" and sister, Joan. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Wednesday in Saint John the Baptist Church, Father Paul MacGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of choice.
McINTYRE, James Ralph Patrick "Pat" - of Digby, son of Wilma McIntyre, Digby and the late Ralph McIntyre, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Wednesday, April 11, 2001. Pat was born in Digby, May 16, 1951. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 29 years, Rose and his beloved children, Kimberly, Terrace, B.C.; Vanessa, Halifax and Ryan, at home. He is also survived by sisters, Joan Small, Saint John, N.B.; Judy Haldemann, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; several nieces and nephews. At the age of 12 (1963), Pat was diagnosed with cancer and was told he would not survive. Pat defied all odds by living a very happy, fulfilling life. He went on to meet Rose and the two were married on September 16, 1973. They had three beautiful children, which he was told he could never have. Pat worked hard, but always made time for his family, who without doubt, came first. He maintained his sense of humor and his strength throughout the many times that he was ill over the years and never complained. Pat did it his way. He was High Sheriff of Digby County for 19 years. He was a very talented journeyman carpenter, from building two of his own homes to the handmade woodworking crafts from his workshop. He was known as a husband, father, friend, son, brother, coach, colleague, outdoorsman and probably the kindest man you've ever met. Funeral service will be held today, at 2 p.m. in St. Patrick's Church, Queen Street. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Digby Minor Baseball, where he was a coach and president, or to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home.
NOLET, Jean-Guy - 50, Halifax, passed away April 11, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in St. Oldians, Que., he was the son of Marius and Irene (Audet) Nolet. Upon coming to Halifax he worked 14 years at Chateau Halifax and then 13 years with Maplehurst Properties. Jean-Guy will be missed by all of his family and friends that knew of his love of life. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; daughter, Natasha; son, James; brothers, Jocelyn (Louiselle), Jacques (Aline), Marc-Andre (Lynn), Richard (Josie) and Pierre (Carolle); several nieces and nephews. The family will be receiving friends today, April 14, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. Funeral mass will be held Monday, April 16, at 10 a.m. from St. Mary's Basilica, Spring Garden Road, Rev. John Williams officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MURPHY, Margaret Christina "Mick" - passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2001, at home. Born in Assiniboia, Sask., she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Frances (MacIvor) MacKinnon. After the death of her father in 1928, the family moved to the Gulf Shore and then to Truro. Following graduation from Success Business College, she worked at MacPhail Insurance Agency. In 1938, she accepted a position in the office of the Secretary of State in Ottawa. She retired in 1985 from Colchester Regional Hospital after a 28 year career as administrative assistant. Her interests included a great love of music, reading, the challenge of completing cross word puzzles, playing bridge with dear friends, planting and maintaining a beautiful summer garden. She was a member of St. Andrew's United Church. She is survived by daughter, Melanie (Ray) Rendell, Dartmouth; beloved grandsons, Jamie, Halifax; Kevin and Trevor, at home; brother, Alisdair MacKinnon, Brampton, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Doug; son, Stephen; an infant daughter. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Rev. Margaret Sagar officiating. Visitation and reception to follow the service. Interment in Robie Street Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of choice.
NAUSS, Ella Mae - 102, of Chester, and Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001 in the home. Born in Chester on January 30, 1899, she was a daughter of the late John E. and Mary (Weisner) Rafuse. She is survived by her daughters, Ruth (Mrs. Winton Zinck), Chester; Dora (Mrs. Edward Lenihan), Halifax; son, Albert, Chester; sister, Annie (Mrs. Edward Randall), Kentville; ten grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, A. Gordon Nauss; daughters, Edna Morash, Helen Morash, and Ann Mary in infancy; sons, Murray and Walter Gordon in infancy; sisters, Bertha, Gertie, Lalia and Lillian; brothers, Edward, John, and George; grandson, Aubrey. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 14, 2001 in St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Chester, Rev. Sean Taylor officiating. Burial in St. Stephen's Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Lunenburg. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Home, Chester.
SHUPE, Diane Susan - 51, of Halifax, passed away April 13, 2001 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Frank and Susan (Pratt) Cowl. Diane was the loving wife of David, and mother of Susan and husband Stephen Slaunwhite, Wellington; Erin and husband Tom O'Brien, Fort McMurray, Alta. Sister of Judith Clarke (Edward), Halifax; Thom Cowl (Bernadette), New Minas. Adoring grandmother of Emily and Olivia. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Diane was a well respected teacher for many years in the Bedford Sackville area. She will be missed and fondly remembered by her students, peers, friends and families. There will be no visitation. A private family service will be held Monday, April 16. Family will receive friends at a reception to be held at 4 p.m. Monday, April 16, in St. James' Anglican Church Hall, Dutch Village Road, Halifax. The family would like to express their thanks to the medical and nursing staff of Dickson Centre, Medical Oncology and Chemotherapy Units as well as the staff of 5A and 8.2 of the New Infirmary Site, QEII. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
SMITH, Margaret E. - 87, of Loch Broom, Pictou Co., passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001, in Shiretown Nursing Home, Pictou. Born in Pictou, she was a daughter of the late William and Ellen (Mills) Harris. She resided in Bedford for several years after her marriage, returning to Pictou County in 1963. She was a homemaker and worked at the Caribou Fish Plant for several years until her retirement. She enjoyed embroidery as a hobby. She is survived by daughter, Helen Richardson (Wes), Indian Harbour; sons, David, Loch Broom; Peter (Jane), Salem, Pictou Co.; grandchildren, Margie Richardson, West Dover; Judy Levy, Barnaby, B.C.; Valerie Cleveland (Ken), Hacketts Cove; Kevin (Kelly) Smith, Trenton; great-grandchildren, Shelly, Shelby, Kyle; two great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert Smith; sister, Sarah Morrow; infant sister, Dorothy. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, April 14, 2001 in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. Father James McCorriston officiating. Spring burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only, donations in her memory may be made to the Terry Fox Run or to a charity of one's choice.
SPERRY, Ruth Shirley - 70, of Hebbs Cross, Lunenburg Co., passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 10, 2001, in Hebbs Cross. Born in West Dublin, she was a daughter of the late Sinclair and Marguerite (Bell) Sperry. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Ruth's two enjoyments in life were television and country music, she enjoyed both to the fullest. She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church and the Ladies Guild. She was lovingly cared for in her later years by David and Susan Ackman, Hebbs Cross. She is survived by an aunt in the United States and numerous cousins. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today, April 14, 2001 in St. John's Anglican Church, West Dublin, Rev. Michael Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, West Dublin. Memorial donations may be made to St. John's Anglican Church, West Dublin or Lunenburg County Victorian Order of Nurses.
URQUHART, Clyde Matthew - 76, of Pictou Landing, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2001, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late George Edward and Georgina (Betts) Urquhart. He was a resident of Pictou Landing since 1967. He had worked at Hawker Siddley Limited as a welder from where he retired. Clyde was a veteran of the Second World War, having served as a dispatch rider in the signal corp. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 29, Trenton and Bethel Presbyterian Church, Pictou Landing. Clyde was an avid fisherman. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret MacDonald; brother, Lawrence (Margaret) Urquhart, New Glasgow and by a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Fraser, Leander, William "Bill", Arthur, George and Wesley in infancy; sister, Lucy. His remains will rest in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, from where funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 14, 2001, Rev. Joanne Vines officiating. Burial in Abercrombie Cemetery at a later date. Donations may be made to Bethel Presbyterian Church, Pictou Landing or to a charity of one's choice.