CALE, Patricia Dianne - 57, Nine Mile River, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Bridgewater, she was the daughter of the late William and Marjorie Moss. She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Donald; daughters, Lynn (Gerald Day), Debora (Gerry Taylor), Dawn (Scott Smith); grandchildren, Alyssa, Connor and Reiley Day; brother, Gregory Moss. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by those who knew and loved her. Her strength and love during her illness showed us what a remarkable woman she was. Her love surrounded us as our love surrounds her now and always. Recently retired from Cara Food Services after 15 years, her great joys in life were her children, grandchildren, puttering in her flower gardens, Bingo, and her cats, Cindy and Zoe. She was predeceased by daughter, Pamela Dianne in infancy. No floral tributes, please, instead, contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the IWK Children's Hospital. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Withrow MacMillan Funeral Home. Funeral services will beheld 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 15, 2000 in the Royal Canadian Legion, Elmsdale. Private interment at a later date at Sandy Hill Cemetery.
CONWAY, Russell Freeman, Captain (Ret'd) - 84, Middleton, passed away August 9, 2000, in the Veteran's Unit of Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Clarence and Irene (Barrie) Conway. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. For 32 years he served in R.C.O.C.- R.C.E.M.E. (army) of the Canadian Armed Forces with various posting in Canada, including two northern, Fort Churchill, Manitoba and Whitehorse, Yukon. He also served overseas during the Second World War and in Germany between 1955-1957. He was a founding member of the Macdonald Museum, Middleton and enjoyed repairing and collecting clocks and watches. He will be sadly missed by his wife, the former Marie Manuel; nieces, Dolly, Melissa, and Charlene; nephew, Russell. He was predeceased by brothers, Clarence and Harold; sisters, Evelyn and Melissa. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, August 12, 2000, in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Fred Hinxman officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations to a charity of choice.
FOURNIER, Glenwood Samuel - 49, Bayers Road, Halifax, passed away August 10, 2000 in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Perth-Andover, N.B., he was a son of Richard and Elma (Lajoie) Fournier, Perth, N.B. He was employed for 23 years with Central Escort at the VG Site, QEII. He is survived by his parents, his wife, the former Susan Newman; son, Derek, British Columbia; daughter, Crystal, at home; brothers, Gary and wife Linda, New Brunswick; Ronald and his wife Rose, New Brunswick; sisters, Carolyn (Mrs. James McKenney), Presque-Iles, Me.; Joan (Mrs. Larry Schluter), Apple Valley, Calif.; Gail (Mrs. Brent Gaunce), Perth-Andover, N.B.; Valerie, Perth-Andover. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held Sunday, August 13, 2000 from 2-4 p.m., followed by a memorial service, all in the J. Albert Walker Funeral Chapel, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, Rev. Richard Walsh officiating. Interment in Saint John Columbarium, Halifax. Donations in memory may be made to the Coronary Care Unit, c/o V.G. Site, QEII, Halifax.
GAYE, Leona - Halifax, formerly of Nantucket Group Home, Dartmouth, passed away August 10, 2000, in the Northwood Centre. Arrangements have been entrusted to Snow's Funeral Home, Halifax. Funeral mass 11:30 a.m. today, August 12, 2000, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Russell Street, Halifax. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville.
GILLIS, P. Melvin - 68, Scotch Hill, Margaree Harbour, passed away August 8, 2000, at home. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Alex and Emma (Jollie) Gillis. Surviving are his wife, Eleanor Brophy; sons, Derek (Heather), Paul (Andrea), Brian (Corrine), all of Oakville, Ont.; Craig, Calgary; daughter, Lori D'Amour (Serge), Oakville, Ont.; brothers, Richard and Wayne, Ontario; sister, Eileen Ley (Wilbert), Sydney; grandchildren, Steven, Calvin, Patrick, Chris, Michael, Shaunce, Derek Jr., Sabrina, Athena, Ashleigh; great-grandchildren, Brittany, Bryanna. He was predeceased by brother, Gregory. Cremation has taken place. There is no visitation. A memorial mass will be offered today, August 12, 2000 at 1 p.m. in St. Michael's Church, Margaree, Rev. Bernie MacNeil officiating. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements are under the direction of Cheticamp Funeral Services Ltd.
GOODWIN, Lorraine Jean - 58, of 38 Charles Street, Amherst, N.S., passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2000 in the Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of Mrs. Leota (Fisher-Brown) Davis of Amherst and the late James Brown. She was an adherent to the Salvation Army and she enjoyed her family. She is survived by sons, Robert Brown and James Brown, both of B.C.; daughters, Donna Dwyer of Saint John, N.B; Marlene Clarke and Marilyn Clarke, both of B.C.; twin brother Laurie Brown of Amherst; and a step brother, Edwin Davis of Ontario; a sister, Audrey Goldrich of Amherst; and step sisters, Ruth DeVenne of Halifax and Shirley MacDougal of B.C.; ten grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her step father, Albert Davis, and a step brother, John Davis. Visitations will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, August 12, 2000, in the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, from where the Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2000, with Lieut. Sheldon Wiseman and Lieut. Candice Wiseman officiating. Burial in Springhill Junction Cemetery, Cumb. Co., N.S. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Salvation Army would be appreciated.
HATT, Avery Robert - 79, Port Williams, N.S., passed away August 11, 2000 at Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville. Born in Port Williams, he was a son of the late Robert and Melinda (Bezanson) Hatt. He graduated with a Business degree from Horton Academy. He owned and operated a poultry farm in Port Williams for over forty years. He is survived by his wife, the former Irene Metzler; sons Jerald (Elizabeth), Calgary; Eric (Elizabeth), Sheffield Mills; Mark (Janice), Port Williams; daughter, Patricia, Fruitvale, B.C.; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Melbourne and Murray; sisters, Dorothy West and Gladys Clarke. Visitation 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today, August 12, 2000. Funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday, both in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, James Abbott and Leslie Beddoe officiating. Burial in the Jawbone Corner Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of N.S. and Alzheimers Society of N.S., or a charity of choice.
HENNIG, Judith Suzanne - Beloved wife of Morley and mother to Todd, (Edmonton) and Tim (Belleville), passed away at home in Kentville on August 9, 2000. She is also survived by her sister, Gwynneth Wallace (Rev. Robert), Wolfville; brother, Gerald Knowlton (Mary Janet), Calgary. Of special joy to her nine month old Asher, son of Tim and Sharon. Born in 1944, she lived in Standard, Alta. before earning her RN from Archer Memorial Hospital, Lamont, Alta. All of her adult life was spent in nursing and in caring for people especially children and the elderly. The Hennig home was open to 16 foster children, to exchange students and to many friends and colleagues. A memorial service will be held in United Church of St. Paul and St. Stephen, Kentville today, August 12, at 10 a.m. Flowers are gratefully declined. Friends may wish to respond to the appeal of the Canadian Cancer Society. Interment will take place in a family plot in the United Baptist Church, Cambridge.
JOHNSON, Bessie E. - 79, of Halifax, N.S, passed away peacefully at home August 10, 2000, with family by her side. She was the daughter of the late James R. and Minnie Eldridge. She is survived by brothers, Leslie Eldridge and wife Connie, Halifax; Harvey Eldridge and wife Mary, Port Saxon, N.S.; children, David and wife Pat, Halifax; Rodger and wife Mary Lou, Lr. Sackville; Nancy and husband Ted Bennitz, Newmarket, Ontario; Christopher and wife Brenda, Bridgewater; Gordon and wife Debbie, London, Ontario; together with ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was a life-long resident of Halifax, an avid bowler in several senior Leagues, and a past member of IODE Chapter 324. Bessie spent several years living in Parkwood Estates, PEI, following the death of her husband Snowden in 1974, While in PEI, she was a member of DOSONS and attended the University of PEI for courses in creative writing. She was a long-time active member of Chebucto Road Home and School Association where all five of her children attended school. Bessie will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her loving family and her many friends. Visitation for friends and family, Sunday evening, August 13, 2000, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax, N.S., and Memorial Service will be held on Monday, August 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m., Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
LeBLANC. Penny Winnifred - 50, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on August 11, 2000, surrounded by her family after a courageous, hard fought battle with breast cancer. Born in Dartmouth, she was the daughter of the late William and Margaret (Cousins) Peters. She is survived by her husband, Ronald Joseph; daughters, Nicole (Marc Whebby), Dartmouth; Kerri Anne (Trevor Houweling), Dartmouth; cherished grandchildren, Noah and Grace Whebby and Cole Houweling; sisters, Trudy Burley, Jane (Tom) Courtney and Susan Sarkany, all of Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Jim Peters. Her strength, courage and love for her family during this illness showed all those around her what a remarkable lady she was. Her greatest joys in life were her children and her grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Visitations will be held on Sunday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., August 13, 2000 at Atlantic Funeral Homes, 771 Main Street in Dartmouth. A funeral mass will be held at Saint Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth, on Monday August 14, 2000 at 10:00 a.m., Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. A Reception will follow immediately after the service at Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth.
MACDONALD, Frederick Morton "Ted" - 85, formerly of Upper Dyke, Kings Co., passed away Thursday, August 10, 2000 at the home of his daughter, Clare, Halifax. Born in Kentville, he was a son of the late Ralph and Carrie (Simpson) Macdonald. He attended King's College, Windsor and graduated from King's County Academy, Kentville. During the Second World War, he served in the RCAF. For a number of years, he owned and operated the Kentville Music Centre and retired from the maintenance department of the Blanchard Fraser Memorial Hospital, Kentville. He enjoyed his retirement years at Hall's Harbour and Huntington Point on the Bay of Fundy. He is survived by his wife, the former Frances Sweeney; daughters, Clare (Kevin Keefe), Halifax; Joan, Halifax; Stephanie (Peter deGraaf), Sussex, N.B.; sons, Peter, Dartmouth; Frederick (Gordia), Canard; Ronald (Elaine), Halifax; Vincent (Cecilia), Gagetown Village, N.B.; Brian (Kathy), Saint John, N.B.; 10 grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Leone; brother, Ralph. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax. No visitation. Memorial mass will be held 11 a.m. Monday, August 14, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kentville, Rev. David Stokes officiating. Interment in Centreville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross Society or The Palliative Care Unit of your choice.
MacDONALD, Mary - 84, of 90 School Street, Glace Bay, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2000 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Neil and Mary (MacIntosh) MacDonald. She was a member of Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She will be sadly missed by daughters, Kathy (Edward) MacDonald, Glace Bay; Sharon (Kevin) Park, Ontario; sons, Alex (Barbara), Lawson (Monica), Gary (Gerri), all of Glace Bay; and George (Dena) of Winnipeg; son-in-law, Joe Gallant, Ontario; 20 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by husband, George; daughter, Carol; brothers, Kenny, Neil and Dan; sisters, Sadie and Maggie. Visitation for the late Mrs. MacDonald will be held Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Monday 10 a.m. in Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay, with Fr. John Graham officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
MacKINNON, Rita Doreen - 63, a resident of Vista Heights Seniors Complex, Esplanade, Sydney, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2000 at home. Born in New Victoria, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Effie (MacKinnon) MacLellan. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, New Victoria. Surviving are four daughters, Darlene and Debbie Sabourin, both of London, Ont.; Muriel Ann Sabourin, New Waterford; Debbie Miles, New Victoria; two sons, Roddie Sabourin, New Waterford; Andy Sabourin, London, Ont.; three brothers, William MacLellan, Sydney; Jimmy MacKinnon, Sudbury, Ont.; and Donny MacKinnon, New Victoria; sister, Margaret MacKinnon, New Victoria; 12 grandchildren, Christina, Candace, Kelsie, Katelynn, William, Jessica, Charmaine, Adam, Angela, Joanna, Samantha and Thomas. She was predeceased by a sister, Muriel. Visitation will be on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the V.J McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith, st., New Waterford, funeral to be held on Monday 10:00 a.m., Saint Joseph's Church, New Victoria, Father Leonard MacKinnon officiating. Cremation to follow, burial in Union Grove Cemetery at a later date.
MacNEIL, Leonard Joseph "Tucker" - 73, 50 Tillock Dr., Sydney passed away August 9, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born July 27, 1927, he was a son of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Campbell) MacNeil. He worked for the City of Sydney tax department until his retirement in 1990. He had a great love of Scottish music, walks on the boardwalk and his numerous friends. Surviving are daughter, Helen Morrison; sons, Lennie , Billy, Sydney; nine grandchildren; sister, Joan Cameron; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by wife, the former Janet Roston; son, Alvin; brother, Jack. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass in St. Joseph's Church 11 a.m. Monday, Rev. D. MacDonald officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to the Cape Breton Chapter of the Kidney Foundation of Canada Nova Scotia Branch.
OICKLE, Glennie Sarah - 95, passed away August 8, 2000 in Mahone Bay. Born in Lower Northfield, Lunenburg County, she was a daughter of the late Allan and Theresa (Veinotte) Slauenwhite. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a member of St. James' Anglican Church, Mahone Bay and a past member of the Women's Institute, Blockhouse. She is survived by daughters, Dorothy Hopper, Southgate, Michigan; Amy Vienneau and husband, Norbert, Halifax; Dawn Corkum and husband, Beverley, Bridgewater; Vivian Schnare and husband, Francis, Northwest; 11 grandchildren; several great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter; an infant daughter; sons, Laurie, Lester, Keith; sister, Fannie; brothers, Ellard and Emery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mahone Funeral Home, 32 Parish St., Mahone Bay. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. today, August 12, in St. James' Anglican Church, Mahone Bay. Rev. Gloria McClure-Fraser officiating. Burial will be in the Garden of Rest Cemetery, Blockhouse. Memorial donations may be made to St. James' Anglican Church Memorial Fund or the Garden of Rest Cemetery.
O'NEILL, Edna Mary (Craig) - 87, of Halifax, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on August 9, 2000 in the V.G. Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late George and Margaret (Maggie) Renner Nicholson. She is survived by daughters, Dorothy (Ronald) Wilcox, Dartmouth; Patricia (Allan) MacAskill, Dartmouth; Leona (David) Baker, Sackville; Deborah (Jack) Gauthier, Quebec; Sandra O'Neill, Halifax; Tanya (Scott), Mombourquette, Halifax; sons, Robert (Bob) Craig and his wife, Peggy, Halifax; Francis (Frankie) Craig and his wife, Bev, Tatamagouche; sisters, Margaret (Mrs. Jack Travers), Dartmouth; Joan (Mrs. Frank Ripley), Prospect, Ruth (Mrs. Gerald Boutilier), Sackville; brothers, Kenneth, Prospect; Vernon, Brookside; Jackie, Tatamagouche; Edward, New Brunswick; Arthur, Prospect; 29 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by husbands, Leonard Joseph Craig and Cyril Patrick O'Neill; daughter, Beverly Ann MacAskill; son, Leonard Joseph Craig; brothers, George (Buster), Walter, Ernest, Donald, Ralph, Reginald (Reggie) and sisters, Margie and Dorothy. Arrangements have been entrusted to T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 3460 Dutch Village Road, Halifax. Funeral service will be today, August 12, 2000 at 10 a.m. in St. Lawrence Church, Halifax. Father Owen Connolly officiating. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
POWER, Margaret - 63, 353-14th Street, New Waterford, passed away Friday, August 11, 2000 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Hogan) Groves. She was a member of Mount Carmel Church and a member of Army, Navy, Airforce, Unit 217. Surviving are her husband, Martin; five daughters, Lillian Power, Theresa (Vern) Pettigrew, Margaret (Richard) Corbett, all of New Waterford; Doris Illerbrun, Martina Power, both of Ontario; five sons, Martin and Francis, both of New Waterford; Peter, Glace Bay; Pepper, Sydney Mines; Willie, Sydney; two sisters, Theresa MacLeod, Halifax; Sarah Martell, New Waterford; 17 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was predeceased by daughter, Sarah; a brother, Francis Groves; and a sister, Mary Hall. Visitation in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford, on Monday, August 14, 2000, 2-4, 7-9 p.m., funeral Tuesday 10:00 a.m., Mount Carmel Church, Father Donald MacGillivray officiation. Cremation to follow.
RATH, Stanley Burton - 84, of Camden, passed away August 10, 2000 at home. Born in Camden, he was a son of the late Freeman and Minerva (Pearson) Rath. He was a well known dairy farmer and livestock dealer. Stanley was a very loving father and husband, grandfather and great-godfather. He is survived by his wife, the former Helen Lattie; daughters, Sharon and husband Murray Manzer, Centreville; Bernice and husband Jim Rowe, Harmony; Verna and husband Randy McNutt, Hammonds Plains; daughter-in-law Deanna Rath, Truro; sons, Stuart and wife Rene, Truro; 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, Glyn; sisters, Jessie Kirkpatrick, Florence MacKenzie; brothers, Harry, Elvin, Ernest. Visitation will be held today, August 12, from 7-9 p.m.; funeral service on Sunday at 2:00 p.m, both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro, with Rev. Lloyd Burrows officiating. Burial in the Camden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Harmony-Camden United Church.
ROGERS, Marie Rose - 80, Port Royal, Richmond Co., passed away Thursday, August 10, 2000, in the Millville Lodge, Spryfield. Born in Port Royal, she was a daughter of the late Emile and Alma (Frank) Leblanc. She is survived by her son, Gerald and wife Mary (Lawless) and grandson, Jason, all of Halifax; sisters, Bridget and Lorette Leblanc, Port Royal; brothers, Raymond and Francis, Port Royal; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert; brothers, Amedee and Gordon; sister, Rita Rogers; godchild, Shirley Marchand. Memorial service will be held at a later date in Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, West Arichat. Burial following in parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax.
SILVER, Karl E. - 72, Martin's Brook, formerly of Bridgewater, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Bridgewater, he was a son of the late Elbert and Marion Silver. He will be remembered as a successful business man partnered with his surviving brother, Harold. He was a loving and devoted family man and is survived by his wife, Marjorie; son, James; daughters, Karla and Kathryn. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater and from where a memorial service will be held 11 a.m. today, August 12, Rev. Willis Ott officiating. Private family burial in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Flowers by family only, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis or to any charity of choice. A son, a husband, a father, a business man. Karl was well respected and loved and will truly be missed by all who knew him.
TANTON (MacCallum), Catherine Anne - 62, Halifax, formerly of St. Peter's Bay, P.E.I., passed away Sunday, August 6, 2000, in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown, P.E.I. Surviving are her husband, Darrold; son, Dr. Rob Tanton, Barrie, Ont.; daughter, Debbie Conlon, New Jersey; two grandchildren; mother, Elizabeth MacCallum; sister, Jean Gillis; brothers, Peter, David MacCallum. Visitation 10:30 a.m. today, August 12, 2000 until the time of service. Memorial service 11:45 a.m. today in MacLean Funeral Home Chapel, Charlottetown. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
VANDENBERG, Arie Willem - 72, passed away Friday, August 11, 2000 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Rotterdam, Netherlands, he was the son of the late Gerrit and Valentine (Tjalma) Vandenberg. He immigrated to Canada in 1956 and worked in the steamship industry in Halifax, N.S., Saint John, N.B., and Montreal, P.Q., until his retirement in 1992 from Montreal Shipping. He was an avid gardener, a member of Bedford United Church, and a volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society. He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Dykeman); daughters, Annelie and Carla, both of Halifax; Elizabeth, Fredericton; brother, Max, Zimbabwe; numerous nieces and nephews in Canada, France, Netherlands and Zimbabwe. He was predeceased by his brother, Foeke, France. Cremation has taken place under the direction of T.K. Barnard Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Monday, August 14, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. in Bedford United Church, Reverend Peter MacDonald officiating. A reception to follow in the church hall. Private family burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Bedford United Church or the Children's Wish Foundation.
YERXA, Dorothy Irene "Dot" - 90, of Halifax, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2000 at the QEII, V.G. Site, Halifax. Born in Brockway, New Brunswick on January 17, 1910, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Myra Claire (Vail) Thomas. She is survived by son, Raymond and wife Carol-Ann, Indian Point, Lunenburg Co.; three granddaughters, Tracy, Angela and Jocelyn; two great-grandsons, Jean-Gabriel and Noah. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, having been predeceased by her husband, Donald; daughter, Donna Bertha in infancy; two sisters, Thelma and Bertha; six brothers, Carl, Charlie, Raymond, Dell, Edward and Ernest. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax, where funeral service will be held in the Chapel at 10:30 a.m., today, August 12, 2000, Rev. James Haughan officiating, followed by burial at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
ZINCK, Gladys Latisha "Tish" - 86, of Hatchett Lake, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2000 at the QEII, New Infirmary Site, Halifax. Born in Terrence Bay, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Irene (Slaunwhite) Harrie. Surviving are her sons, William "Bill" and wife, Debbie Zinck, Gary and wife, Susie Zinck; 5 grandchildren, Lisa, Tammy, Tara, Sandra, and Jody Zinck; 2 great grandchildren, Skyler Zinck and Alexander Poirier; nephews, Stewart, Wayne, Lester, and Darrell Harrie; Roddy and Gary Arnold; Donnie MacIntosh; niece, Nancy; 2 great nieces; 2 great nephews. Tisha was also a second mother to Patsy, Connie and Dolly (daughters of her late best friend, Evelyn) and was also a very special friend to Shirley Lynch (Her shopping buddy). She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred; brothers, Stewart, Dick and Bert Harrie; sister, Nona MacIntosh; niece, Lorraine. Cremation has taken place, under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. No visitations, by request. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. today, August 12, 2000, in St. Timothy's Anglican Church, Hatchett Lake, with Rev. Glenn Eason officiating. Burial will be held at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations in memory, may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia and to the Canadian Cancer Society.