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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 203

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 23 April 2008, at 7:40 p.m.

BENEDICT, Lena Winnifred "Winnie" - 100, of Windsor, formerly of Belmont, passed away April 14, 2001, at the Dykeland Lodge, Windsor. Born October 21, 1900, in Mantua, Hants County, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Reynolds) Fader. She is survived by daughters, Arline Fader, Halifax; Madeline (McClair) Coolen, Windsor; sons, Ronald, Keswick, Ont.; Arnold; Harley, New Albany; Stan, Newtonville; Kenneth, Mustang, Oklahoma, USA; Raymond, Port McNickel, Ont.; 23 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandson; several step-grandchildren; sister, Helen (Frank) Cunningham, Coniston, Ont. She was predeceased by her 1st husband, Lody Hunter; 2nd husband, Harold Benedict; sisters, Gladys (Ercil) Ettinger; Abbie (Robert) Macumber; Evelyn (Ensley) Mason; brothers, Murray and Raymond; granddaughter, Arline McClair; grandson, Raymond McClair. Visitations from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, April 16 in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2001 from the Funeral Home Chapel, Pastor Roy Uffindell officiating. Burial to follow in the Belmont Cemetery, Belmont. Donations in memory may be made to Sandy Lake Academy, 435 Hammonds Plains Road, Bedford, NS, B4B 1Y2.

BOOKER, Robert Edward - 64, of Middle Sackville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 14th, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII. Born on June 13, 1936 in Ottawa, he was a son of the late George and Rose (Hudson) Booker. Bob served in the Canadian Forces (Navy) from 1954-1979, and retired as a Warrant Officer. Bob enjoyed CB radios, computers and loved to cook. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Wanita Yvonne Hagenah; daughter, Debbie Johnston, Middle Sackville; son, David (Sharry), Beaver Bank; brothers, Richard, Port Alberni, BC; Bill, Barrie, Ont.; grandchildren, Danielle, Kyle, Corey; many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2001 in Atlantic Funeral Home Chapel, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Old Sackville Road. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Bob's memory to the Medical-Surgical-ICU Unit, QEII, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, NS.

CAMPBELL, Jerome - 69, of 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. He is survived by 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. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. today, April 16, 2001 in St. Peter's Church, Port Hood, Rev. D.C. Campbell officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery under the direction of Inverness Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter's Cemetery Fund.

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. today, 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, Glayden L. - 81, of Conquerall Bank, Lunenburg Co., passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Cherry Hill, he was a son of the late Abbott and Lalia Conrad. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his wife, the former Reta Teale; son, Lynnwood (Barb), Bridgewater; grandchildren, Katy, Adam; daughter, Lisa-Ann (Michael) Conway, Halifax; grandchildren, Kalyn, Kelseigh. He was predeceased by two sisters and eight brothers. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, April 16, 2001 in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the South Shore Regional Hospital Foundation, Bridgewater, St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Conquerall Bank or charity of choice.

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. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. today, 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. Arrangements entrusted to Eastern Passage Community Funeral Home, 5 Cow Bay Road.

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. Funeral 10:30 a.m. today, 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.

DELANEY, Robert Earl - 84, of Athol, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001, at home. Born and raised in Athol, he was a son of the late Harvey and Olive Mae (Jones) Delaney. He served overseas with the Royal Canadian Army during the Second World War. Following the war, he lived in Waverley for 35 years and worked for many years at the post office in Halifax. While living in Waverley he was a member of St. John's Anglican Church and was active in church work, in the Fire Department and the Scouting movement. He was a life member of Royal Canadian Legion, Dieppe Branch 90. He returned to Athol in 1982. He leaves to mourn a daughter, Brenda Kaulback (Robert), Lower Sackville; sons, Glenn (Cathy), Seattle, Wash.; Harold (Joanna), Athol; Ronald (Becky), Fall River; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Gertrude O'Grady; brothers, Jerrold, Max, Claude and Vincent. His remains have been cremated and a memorial service will be held in Saint Thomas Anglican Church, Fall River, at 11 a.m. today, April 16, 2001. Father Michael Mitchell officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association through Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst.

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.

DRAPEAU-COSGROVE, Doris - 78, of 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. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m today, April 16, 2001, in Northwood Chapel. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Tree of Life Foundation, Northwood. Arrangements entrusted to Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie Street.

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. today, 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. today, 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; niece raised as her own, Joyce (James) Campbell, Riverview, NB; grandchildren, David and 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. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 16, 2001, in the chapel of Lindsay's Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor. 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 or charity of choice.

JULIAN, Edgar Thomas - 38, of Indian Brook, Hants County, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 13, 2001, as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Truro, he was the son of John and Catherine (Paul) Julian of Indian Brook. He is survived by brothers Gerald, John, Russell and Paul; sisters Sylvia French and Sandra, all of Indian Brook. He was predeceased by a brother, Dale. Visitation will take place at the home of his parents on 440 Hollywood Drive, Indian Brook, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 16. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at St. Catherine's R.C. Church, Indian Brook, Fr. Tom Kurudeepan O.M.I. officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie.

KIENAPPLE, Jean Ann (Hamill) - passed away April 13, 2001. Born September 19, 1954 in Markham, Ont., she was the daughter of Helen (Stewart) Hamill, Ontario, and the late Maurice Hamill. She is survived by her son, Alexander; daughter, Katelin and husband Kim, all of Wellington; mother, Helen; sister, Maureen; brothers, Alan and Neil. She is also survived by a wealth of family and friends. Jean was the Chief Operations Officer/ Vice President of Audiometric Consultants Maritimes Ltd., Audiology Associates of Nova Scotia and Audiology Associates of PEI. She was the Co-founder of the Canadian Academy of Audiology and the Co-founder of the Private Practice Audiologists of Atlantic Canada (PPAAC), former president of PPAAC. She was a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, a member of the American Academy of Dispensing Audiologist, a member of the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. She was a former board member of the American Foundation of Audiology. Jean was also an active contributor to a number of community organizations serving children and youth. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 at the T.K. Barnard Funeral Home in Bedford. A memorial service will be held at St. John's United Church in Fall River at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2001. Reception to follow service. Family flowers only. In lieu, please consider sending a donation to the National Centre for Audiology, Attention: Lucy Kieffer, Elborn College, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6G 1H1. "Hope you win"

MacKINNON, John Lauchlin - 33, of Banks Road, Inverness, passed away Friday, April 13, 2001, in Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Born in Inverness, he was a son of Helen (MacIsaac) MacKinnon, Inverness and the late Ronald A. MacKinnon. He was a member of Stella Maris Parish, Inverness. John fought very long and hard in his battle with cancer. As a young man, he started working on farms before entering the fishing industry, where he fished everything from lobster to tuna. He then decided to buy his own truck and drive coast to coast to make a living. He was a wonderful son, husband, father, brother and uncle as well as a terrific friend to all. He will be sadly missed and never forgotten. He is survived by his wife, the former Lee Ann Gaudreau; daughter, Kenzie Lee, at home; sons, Maynard Lauchlin and John Riley, both at home; sisters, Dorothy (Junior) Young, Kentville; Charlene (Richard) Stewart and Mary MacKinnon, Inverness; brothers, Duncan (Maisie), Inverness; Angus, Summerside, P.E.I.; two nieces and four nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Ronald Allan. Mr. MacKinnon will rest in Inverness Funeral Home, with visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, April 16. Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2001 in Stella Maris Church, Inverness, Rev. Alex MacLellan officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Palliative Care, Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital.

JEWERS, Sidney Freeman - 83, of Dartmouth, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2001, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Ecum Secum West, he was a son of the late Freeman and Harriet "Hattie" (Schrider) Jewers. He was a self-employed fisherman and contractor. Prior to opening his own business, he worked with Pat King Limited for many years. He was a warden of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Ecum Secum, as well as secretary of the school. He was a member of the Masonic Order for over 50 years, Dufferin and Woodlawn Lodges. He was past president of Campbell Cole Harbour Seniors Club and was still an active member. He was a member of St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Lake Echo and St. Paul's Anglican Church, Ecum Secum. He enjoyed working with his hands, especially woodworking. He is survived by his wife, the former Joyce Rippey; daughter, Harriett (Eddie) Mercer, Dartmouth; grandson, Billie Mercer; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Charlie and Bill. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, Masonic service 7:30 p.m. today, funeral 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. A service will follow in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Ecum Secum, 5 p.m. Tuesday with burial to follow at the church cemetery, Rev. David Garrett and Rev. Allen Frye officiating. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Parkinson's Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Division.

MacLEOD, Patricia Jean - Springhill, NS, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2001 at the age of 68. Born in Springhill, she was the daughter of the late Murray K. and Laura (Hill) Mills. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, James MacLeod; her son, Peter (Verna Jean), of Springhill; her daughters, Janet (Carl) Jakubowski, of Ottawa and Carol (Kevin) Cummings, of Springhill; her grandchildren, Stefan Jakubowski, Ellen Jakubowski and Jessie Anne Cummings; sister, Joan Brown of Springhill and step-sister Rhoda Spooner, of Arizona; and much loved nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Shirley Kempton and brother, Glyn Mills. Pat was a devoted member of All Saints Anglican Church where she sang in the choir, served on Parish Council and was active in many youth ministries. Within the community, she participated in I.O.D.E., Senior citizens, Springhill Heritage Group and the Music Drama Society. She enjoyed playing her piano, painting, walking and spending time at her cottage. Visitation hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, April 16 at the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at 11 a.m. in All Saints Anglican Church, Springhill, Rev. Frank Likely officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to All Saints Anglican Church, the Canadian Cancer Society or any charity of your choice would be appreciated.

McINTYRE, Brendan Carl - 59, of Glace Bay, passed away Thursday, 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 Gerald (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, April 17 in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2001 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.

MacPHEE, Beulah Irene - 90, of Shubenacadie, passed away Friday, April 13, 2001, at the Hillcrest Manor, Truro. Born in Mill Village on June 20, 1910, she was the youngest daughter of the late Arthur and May (Harvey) Robinson. She was a homemaker for many years, first on the family farm then on the farmhouse she shared with her husband Victor. In later years following her husband's death, Beulah extended hospitality to many boarders whom she considered her family. She had a great love of animals, often rescuing and nurturing them back to health. Music played an important par tin her life and she provided piano accompaniment for dancing or simply enjoyment. She is survived by nieces Nancy Noonan of Rhode Island; Marion King of Michigan; Gwen Clark of Milford Station and Elizabeth Kerr of Bedford. She was predeceased by her husband, Victor; brothers, Lawrence and Wilfrid; sisters, Verna Warwick and Alice Kerr; nephew, Wilfrid Kerr. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, April 16, 2001 in the Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie, Rev. Dr. Eric Bacon officiating. Spring burial at the Brookside Cemetery Mill Village. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Unit at Hillcrest Manor or to the Shubenacadie United Church.

NOLET, Jean-Guy - 50, of Halifax, passed away Wednesday, 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. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. today, April 16, 2001 from St. Mary's Basilica, Spring Garden Road, Halifax, with Rev. John Williams officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements are entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax.

PURCELL, George "David" - 50, of Sheet Harbour, Halifax Co., passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital. Born January 18, 1951 in Sheet Harbour, he was a son of Rozella (Fife) and the late George Purcell. He taught at Duncan MacMillan High School and served as principal of Sheet Harbour Consolidated from 1984 to 1993. He was principal of Duncan MacMillan High for one year and became principal of Robert Jamieson Family of Schools. He was a long-time active member of the Sheet Harbour Lions Club, an affiliate member of the Sheet Harbour Legion, Courcelette Branch 58 and a member of the Ship Harbour Wings hockey team. He enjoyed reading, camping, traveling, curling, golfing and playing ball. He was a great fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs. He is survived by daughter, Lisa, Sheet Harbour; sons, Bayne and George, both of Sheet Harbour; sister, Margaret (Elmer) Mombourquette, Sheet Harbour; brothers, Brian (Wanda), Sheet Harbour; James (Inez), Popes Harbour; former wife, Catherine MacKenzie, Sheet Harbour; seven nieces. Funeral mass 2 p.m. today, April 16, 2001 in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Sheet Harbour, Father Gilbert Bertrand, OMI officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the garden project at Robert Jamieson School. Arrangements entrusted to D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour.

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 today, April 16, 2001. Family will receive friends at a reception to be held at 4 p.m. today 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.

STEPHENS, David Ernest - 54, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 in Dartmouth. Born June 13, 1946 in Truro, he was a son of Ronald and the late Florence (Stevens) Stephens. He graduated from NS Teachers College in 1965 and continued undergraduate studies through State University of NY and College at Oswego. He taught at Eastern Shore District High School, Cole Harbour District High School and Sackville High School. He was involved with dozens of community and school activities and was the founder and curator of the Musquodoboit Railway Museum. He was the Regional Coordinator for ELF Foundation (supervised 29 foreign exchange students), taught at Language Camps in Canada and Mexico and worked as a volunteer on Projects Overseas (CTF) in Ghana, West Africa. He married Glenda Power in 1966 and had two children, Ronda (Faulkner) and Juli (Langille). He remarried in 1990 to Susan Randles, and had a step-son, Evan; and daughter, Lauren. He wrote seven books, mainly historical non-fiction for Lancelot Press. He began travel writing with his wife Susan in 1992, together producing three travel guide books, hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles, guide book updates and Internet articles. They wrote the Romantic Getaways column for The Sunday Daily News for seven years. They traveled extensively in Canada, USA, Europe and the Caribbean. He is survived by his wife, Susan; his four children; two grandchildren; brothers, Ronald Jr., Truro; Gerald, Ontario; sister, Judith, Truro; and his father, Ronald, Truro. He was predeceased by his mother, Florence. The remains have been cremated. A private family memorial only will be held. A gathering for close, personal and supportive friends will be held Wednesday, April 18 from 3-5 p.m. at 2147 Portobello Road to share wonderful memories of Dave. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Society.

THOMPSON, Marjorie Aileen - 70, of Elmsdale, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 14th, 2001 at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Ornan Charles and Edith Irene (Silver) Mossman. She was a long time resident of Elmsdale and member of St. Matthew's Presbyterian Church. She was a secretary at Nova Scotia Power for five years. Marjorie and her husband operated the family business, Elm Avenue Dairy, for over twenty years in Elmsdale. After the passing of her husband, she returned to H.E.R.H. and graduated from the business education program in 1978. For a time she was employed with Central Guaranty Trust and with the Halifax Flying Club at the Airport. She is survived by daughters, Cathy (Frank) Corning, of Sydney; Elizabeth (Kevin) Anthony, of Hubley; son Robert (Colleen), of Elmsdale; sister, Dorothy (Ray) Isenor, of Dartmouth; grandchildren Michael and Heather Corning; Christopher and Alexander Anthony; Amanda, Jennifer and Michelle Thompson. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert. There will be no visitation. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18th, 2001 at St. Matthew' s Presbyterian Church, Elmsdale, Rev. Janet DeWolfe officiating. Burial will be in the Sandy Hill Cemetery, Belnan. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to St. Matthew's Presbyterian Church. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie.

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