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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 5

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 18 March 2008, at 12:01 p.m.

BOATES, Barbara Maxine - 75, Centre Street, Truro, passed away February 14, 1999 in Colchester Regional Hosptial, Truro. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Eldridge A. and Effie (Bryson) Bruce. She lived in various places, working in Europe and the Unived States. She was the former manager of the Resource Centre of the North York School Board in Toronto, moving back to Nova Scotia following her retirement. She is survived by daughter, Brenda and companon Gary Richard, Truro; sons, James and wife Lillian, Oviedo, Fla.; Reid and wife Karen, Pittstown, NJ; grandchildren, Katie, Jessica, Joseph and Alexander; sisters, Verna and husband, Roy Christensen, Truro; Billie Dinsdale, Truro; brother, Edlridge "Lofty", Delray, Fla. She was predeceased by her husbnad, Erle (Summerside, PEI). No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 18,1999 in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. David MacNaughton officiating. Spring burial in Hilden Cemetery. Family flowers by request. In lieu of flowers, memorail donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

BLACKMAN, Thomas Sidney - 91, Pictou, formerly of Ontario and British Columbia, passed away February 13, 1999 at home. Born in Dartford Kent, England, he was a son of the late John and Alice (Clement) Blackman. A professional sprinter in his younger days, he was employed in apartment management, and was a head waiter in some of London's most prestigious hotels, before immigrating to Canada in 1952 with his wife and family. They lived in Vancouver, before settling on Gabriola Island, BC, for 20 years. After the loss of his wife, he moved to Ontario five yars ago, and for the past year resided with his daughter, Valerie, in Pictou. His greatest love was gardening. Surviving are daughters, Valerie McKenna, Pictou; Diane Jensen, Arden, Ont.; Celia Corral, Surrey , BC; sisters, Lillian, England; Beatrice, Australia; 10 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Margaret (Frauchiger); daughter, Jacqueline; brothers, Fred, Frank, Percy; sister, Clarie. No visitation or funeral by request. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou.

BURKE, Marjorie Marie - 74, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, passed away February 16, 1999 at home. Born in East Boston, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Peter and Ann Rose (Porter) Surette. Marjorie and Nelson formerly resided in Stoneham, Mass. and Marjorie worked as a secretary at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston for 20 years and was a member of St. John XXIII Roman Catholic Church in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. Surviving are her husband, Nelson W.; daughter Ann Rose, Norwood, Mass.; son, Carl M., Hanson, Mass.; brothers, Richard Surette, Wakefield, Mass.; Edmund Surette, St. Anne du Ruisseau, Yarmouth County, NS; loving grandmother to Megan. She was predeceased by her brothers, Ambrose and Edward. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 18, 1999 in the H. M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth, NS. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 19, 1999 in the St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, St. Anne du Ruisseau, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Rev. Emery Brien officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

CHAPMAN, Alice W. - 83, Wolfville Ridge, passed away February 15, 1999 in Windsor Elms. Born in Chapman Settlement, Cumberland Co., she was a daughter of the late Henry and Rebecca (Chapman) Chapman. She worked for the Royal Bank in Halifax for many years retiring to Wolfville in 1973. She was an avid fiddler and belonged to several groups who entertained regularly in the community. Surviving are sister, Bernice Black, Windsor; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Roy, Logan, Avard; sisters, Julia, Mary, Ava, Lucy. Cremation has taken place under the direction of H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Wolfville. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m Saturday, February 20, in St. Andrew's United Church, Wolfville, Rev. Ray Francis and Rev. Donald Jackson officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society; Lorneville United Church, c/o Esther Greeno, RR#2 Amherst, NS, B4H 3X9, or a charity of your choice. Family flowers only.

CREASER, Mary (Scotty) - of Dartmouth passed away Tuesday, February 16, 1999 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, New Infirmary site, Halifax. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Constantine and Margaret (Cashman) Gillispie. She is survived by four children, Kathleen Kastner, Charlotte Caudle, both of Ottawa, Ont.; Peters Sawers, Brampton, Ont.; Thomas Sawers, Barrie, Ont. She was predeceased by a daughter Mary. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday, in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Peters Roman Catholic Church (Maple St., Dartmouth), Rev. Tom White officiating. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. No flowers by request, in lieu, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

CROCKER, Theodore Bernard - 79, Trout Lake, Annapolis County, passed away February 15, 1999 in Veteran's Wing of Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Harmony, he was a son of the late Lamert and Agnes (Winot) Crocker. He was a retired carpenter, veteran of the Second World War, member of Royal Canadian Legion, Middleton Branch 1. Surviving are his wife, the former Gladys Keddy; sisters, Mayfred Spinney, Oxford, Mass.; Elsie Steele, Port Williams; several niece sand nephews. He was predeceased by daughter, Deanna; sisters, Opal, Lorna, Nola; brothers, Horace, Elvin. Funeral 2 p.m. today, February 18, 1999, in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Bill McLeod officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, New Albany. Memorial donations may be made to Soldiers Memorial Hospital.

DAVIDSON, Jean Victoria - 90, of St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, formerly of Bedford, passed away February 16, 1999 in the New Infirmary site, QEII. Born in Londonderry, she was the daughter of the late Franklyn and Jessie (McNutt) Davidson. She is survived by step-brothers, Allan McNeil, Bedford; sister-in-law, Florence McNeil; niece, Carolyn Crowell, Bridgetown. She was predeceased by step-brothers, Lawrence and Raymond McNeil; stepsisters, Mary McNeil and Ruby May Thompson. Arrangements have been entrusted to T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 1216 Bedford Highway, Bedford. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today, February 18, 1999 in All Saints Anglican Church, Bedford, Canon Robert Power officiating. Interment in All Saints Cemetery, Bedford. No flowers by request.

DeMONE, William (Lorne) - 78, died Tuesday, February 16, 1999 at Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, NS. Born July 16, 1920 in Bridgewater, he was a son of William Albert and Alberta Theadora (Whynot) DeMone. He was a former member of the RCNR in World War II serving as leading cook on The Prince Henry and Kincardine. "Dutchie" the baker, was the proprietor of "The Windsor Pastry Shop", O'Brien Street, Windsor, NS, for 30 years and the creator of the "Hermet" cookie. He was a 48 year member of Branch #9, Royal Canadian Legion, Windsor. He was a long time treasurer of the West Hants Historicial Society and a founding member of the Mens Club of Christ Church, Windsor. He was a loving husband and father and will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his wife, the former Eileen Margaret (Lake) Hardiman; son, David Lorne and wife Madelaine of Bridgewater; daughters, Gail Margaret and husband Sheldon Crowe of Fort St. John, BC; Janet Lynn and companion Ernest MacKinnon of Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Patricia DeMone, Holly DeMone, Kateland Crowe, Denver Crowe; great-grandson, Avery Lorne DeMone. Also surviving is his brother, Robert Leigh DeMone of Bridegwater; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his grandson, Robert Lorne James DeMone in infancy; brothers, Freddie, Harold, Horton, Frank; sisters, Helen, Vera, Gladys, Marion, Claire and Joyce. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Legion service 7 p.m. Thursday, all in Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert Street, Windsor. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, February 19, in Christ Church, King Street, Windsor, Rev. David Curry assisted by Rev. Everett Hill officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Windso,r following the service. Flowers from family only. Donations may be made to Christ Church, Windsor; Hants Community Hospital, Windsor; Parkinson's Disease of NS; or charity of your choice.

ELLSWORTH, Reed Harry - 73, Nictaux Falls, passed away February 16, 1999 in Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Middleton, he was a son of the late Glynne and Mildred (Hollis) Reed. He was a veteran of the Second World War and member of RCAF. He was retired after 18 years as an employee of Bruce Motors, Middleton, and an active member of Nictaux Boy Scouts. Surviving are his wife, the former Jean MacLean; sons, Gordon, Lumsden, Sask.; Timothy, Vancouver; James, Winnipeg; sister, Mrs. Betty MacIntosh, Toronto; four grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Don. Graveside memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today, February 18, in Hillside Cemetery, Port George, Rev. Bill McLeod officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any charity.

FREDERICKS, Stella Beatrice (Hebb) - 71, Halifax, passed away February 15, 1999 in Northwood Nursing Home. Born in Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Arthur G. and Alicia B. (Gibbons) Fredericks. She is survived by sons, Darrell Hebb, Lower Sackville; Barry Hebb, Cape Breton; daughters, Judy Hebb, Sharon Hebb and Teresa Hebb, all of Halifax; brothers, Lorne, Merigomish; Ray, Mount Uniacke; Ralph, Lower Sackville; Wayne, Conrad Settlement; Harvey, Halifax; Robert, Boutiliers Point; sisters, Gloria Manthorne, Timberlea; Bernice Deal, Truro. She was predeceased by husband, Reg; son, Kenneth; brothers, Irvin, Clifford and Edward. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 18, 1999 in Bedford United Church, Bedford, Rev. David Hart officiating. Private family burial will be at a later date. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Northwood Manor or the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Arrangments have been entrusted to T.K. Barnard Funeral Homes.

FREEMAN, Rodger Francis - 79, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, February 14, 1999 in Home Sweet Home Senior Care, Clementsvale. Born April 4, 1920, in Kempt, Queens Co., he was the youngest son of Francis Elmer Freeman and Edith Ellen (Selig) Freeman. He was an electrican working for the Department of National Defence at Canadian Forces Base, Greenwood for 27 years. He lived in Smiths Cove from 1957-75, Kingston from 1975-91 and Dartmouth from 1991 until his move to the Senior Care Home in February of 1999. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Dartmouth, and previously Kingston United Chruch, where he was invoved with Kingswood Camp ministry. He was also a member and past president of the Mechanics Lodge 78, Caledonia. Rodger is survived by his wife, the former Frances M. Adams, Dartmouth; son, Peter; daughter-in-law, Annie (Marshall); grandson, Daniel and Mark Freeman, all of Dartmouth; sister-in-law, Ruth (Mrs. Stanley Freeman), her children, Harvey, Virginia, Muray and their families. Rodger was predeceased by his brothers, Stanley (Milton); Douglas (Kempt); infant sister, Barbara. Rodger's memorial and thanksgiving service will be held at 2 p.m Saturday, February 20 in Smiths Cove United Baptist Church, Rev. John Beers officiating, assisted by Rev. Bob Baker. Burial will be in the Smith-Sullis Cemetery, Smiths Cove, at a later date. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to World Visiton.

HARRIS, Brian H. - 44, of Dartmouth, passed away suddenly on February 15, 1999 at the QEII, Halifax. He was the son of the late Mary Catherine (Upton) and Henry James Harris. He was predceceaed by his brother, Barry R. Harris. He is survived by his son, Jeff, former wife, Karen White; sister, Brenda (Mrs. Gregory Went). Cremation has taken place. As per his wishes, there will be no funeral or memorial service. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements have been entrusted to J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Prince Albert Road.

HULL, Margaret Gertrude - 80, Baddeck, passed away February 15, 1999 in Cape Breton Regional Hosptial. Born in Big Baddeck, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Annie (Carmichael) Aspah. Surviving are her husband, George; daughters, Mary Matheson, Toronto; Shirley Kenneth, Baddeck; brothers, Alfred and wife Doris, Wilfred and wife Mary, all of Baddeck; sisters, Reta Comdeau and Kay Robinson, Baddeck; grandchildren, Bret, Kurt, Rick and Tamara; nine great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Maxine, River Denys. She was predeceased by son, Elwin; sister, Sadie in childhood; Lottie, Branford, Ont.; brothers, Elmer, River Deny's; John, Baddeck. Arrangements have been entrusted to MacAskill's Funeral Home, from where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 18, Rev. Donald MacLeod officiating. Burial will be in Big Baddeck Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

JEFFERSON, Muriel Emily L. - of Mount Uniacke, passed away February 17, 1999 in Hants County Community Hospital, Windsor. She is survivied by her husband, Gerald. Memorial service and burial will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Hants County Community Hospital, Windsor, or the VON. Arrangements have been entrusted to T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, Mount Uniacke.

KAISER, Kitty Irene "Kit" - 91, Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville, formerly of 16 Leverett Ave., Kentville, passed away February 22, 1999 in the home. Born in England, she was a daughter of the late Charles William and Kate Louise (Ashby) Hockley. She was a member of Kentville United Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir for many years. Upon retirement from the choir she was made an honorary member. She was past president of the Senior Citizens Kentville New Horizons Club where she was active for many years. She was a volunteer with the Victorian Order of Nurses, Kings Branch foot clinic. Having been active in both curling and golf, she was past president of Glooscap Curling Club and Ken Wo Golf Club Ladies Divisions. She was past noble grand of St. Eulalie Rebekah Lodge 27, Kentville; past president of the Past Noble Grand's Club and had received the Decoration of Chivalry, the Rebekah's highest award. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are son, Kenneth, Kentville, formerly of Blind River, Ont.; four grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Capt. Harry; sisters, Dorothy, Laura; brothers, Ronald, Douglas, Herbert. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 18, Rebekah Lodge service 7 p.m. tonight, both in W. C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, February 19, in Kentville United Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. Philip Griffin-Allwood, assisted by Rev. Dr. Freeman Fenerty officiating. Burial in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

MacDONALD, Angus John - 75, of Breton Bay Nursing Home, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 1999 at the home. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late John and Catherine (MacDonald) MacDonald. He was a retired employee of Safe Way Auto Parts, Sydney. He is survived by one daughter, Rita (Doe) (Mrs. Wm. MacIntyre), Glace Bay; two brothers, Donald, Sydney; Colin, Mira Road. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Stella Randell; one sister, Margaret MacIntosh; one brother, William. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sydney Memorial Chapel, with funeral service in the Chapel today, February 18, 1999 at 11 a.m., Rev. Dale Irving officiating. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Marion Bridge.

MacINNIS, Joseph Patrick - 72, MacGillivray Guest Home, formelry of 60 MacKilliop Dr., Coxheath, passed away February 15, 1999 in Cape Breton Regional Hosptial. Born in Victoria Mines, he was raised in Westmount by his grandparents. He was a member of Holy Rosary Parish, Westmouth. He had been an auxiliary member of Royal Canadian Legion, Westside Branch 126. He had been employed for 32 years with CBC as an audio-video technician. Prior to that he served five years in the Royal Canadian Navy, and two years in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Surviving are his wife, the former Eileen Peddle; daughters, Barbara McCarthy, Coxheath; Florence (Mrs. Charles Isaac), Edwardsville; son, Daniel, Sydney; sister, Mrs. Mary Delaney, Portland, Me.; brothers, Donald, Jefferson, Me.; John B.; Portland Me.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Andrew. Arrangments have been entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. today, February 18, in Holy Rosary Church, Rev. D. MacInnis officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.

MacKINNON, Stephen Charles - 76, of 140 Kings Road, Sydney, passed away February 15, 1999 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sandfield, Mira, he was a son of the late Archibald and Christina (MacLean) MacKinnon. He served in the R.C.A.F. and was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 138, Ashby. He worked at Modern City Dairy before teaching refrigeration and air conditioning at Cape Breton Reginal Vocational School until he retired. He is survived by one son, Gerald and wife Donna, Halifax; one daughter, Judith (Mrs. Paul Nelles), Mississauga; five grandchildren, Christopher, Matthew, Laura, Stephen and Michelle. There will be no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel today at 9:30 a.m., Rev. Sharon Irving officiating. Memorial may be made to a favority charity.

MAXNER, John, (Capt.), CD Lt. Cdr., RCN (ret'd) - 87, of Halifax, passed away after a lengthy illness, February 16, 1999 in the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Scotchtown, he was a son of the late John Berwick and Louisa (Reid) Maxner. He was a member of Queen's Lodge 52 IOOF and the Nova Scotia Navel Officers' Association. He was an acitve member of Bethany United Church. He had a wide-ranging marine career, beginning at the age of 15, which included extensive Canadian Merchant service, both domestically and foreign-going. During wartime, he served with the Canadian Merchant Marine, as well as the RCI, acheiving the rank of Lt. Cdr. He had also worked at the DND Dockyards. From 1957 to his retirement in 1976, he was a Harbour pilot with the Halifax Pilotage Authority. He is survived by daughter, Ruth Vaux, Calgary; sons, John (Grace), Calgary; Wayne (Kathleen), London, Ont.; Alison (Marilyn), Halifax; Charles (Maryth), Halifax; brother, Phillip Tutty, Lower Sackville; sister, Mary MacVicar, Louisburg; grandchildren, Melanie Maxner; Barry, Gary, Basil and Paul Smith; David Vaux, Wayne Maxner Jr., Shelly Maxner, Erin, Adam, Catherine Maxner; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Grace (MacDonald); second wife, Isabel (MacEachern); brothers, Samuel Tutty in infancy; Charles Earle, Morris, George, and Percy Maxner; sisters, Margaret Burke, Hazel MacPherson. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road. A memorial service will be 2 p.m Friday in Bethany United Church, 7171 Clinton St., Halifax, Rev. Don Crooks officiating. Interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundaton would be appreciated.

McKAY, Thomas Berkley (Bert) - 81, of Advocate Harbour, and formerly of Clayton Park, Halifax, passed away Monday, February 15, 1999 at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Sambro, he was the son of the late John and May (Cook) McKay. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the RCAF. He later operated a taxi for 27 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Carole Fletcher; one step-son, Stephen Ayer, Richmond, BC; four step-daughters, Elizabeth (Mrs. Jan Prsala), Victoria, BC; Janet (Mrs. Byron Feener), Brantford, Ont.; Mrs. Linda (Ayer) Wilson, Dartmouth; Laura (Mrs. Baruck Wile) Masstown; four sisters, Mrs. Jean Leard, Summerside, PEI; Mrs. Florence Comeau, Halifax; Mrs. Dorothy Leard, Niagara Falls; Patricia (Mrs. Edward Mahoney), Halifax; one brother, Donald McKay, Dartmouth; 11 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Kenneth and Paul. Visitation has taken place in Advocate United Church where funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 18, 1999, Rev. Dan Gunn officiating. Burial to follow in the Advocate Cemetery. Memorail donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or to the Advocate United Church.

MELLROY, Lawrence William Hudson "Bub" - 62, Debert, Colchester County, passed away February 14, 1999 at home. Born in Wallace, Cumberland County, he was a son of the late David and Esther (O'Brien) Mellroy. He had been a resident of Debert for the past 24 years. He spent most of his working life as a woodsman and an outdoorsman. Surviving are his companion, Ida Mae Myers; sisters, Donna Eastcott, Isobel Mellroy, Debert; Shirley Thompson, Truro; Grace Chisholm, Prince George, BC; brothers, Ellsworth, Quesnel, BC; Herbet, New Glasgow; Basil, Debert; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 18, 1999, in Debert Baptist Church, Debert, Rev. David Robertson and Pastor Edgar Patriquin officiating. Burial at a later date in Middle Road Cemetery, Debert. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Debert Baptist Church or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

MORASH, Edith Isabelle - 83, Peggys Cove, passed away February 16, 1999 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Peggys Cove, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Mary (D'aubin) Crooks. She was post-mistress for many years at Peggys Cove Lighthouse. She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Peggys Cove. Surviving are sons, Michael, Stephen, Eric, Peggys Cove; Nicholas, Lower Sackville; daughter, Mary Elizabeth, Port Hawkesbury; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward Eric; brothers, Clyde, Milton, Rupert; sister, Mary Gertrude. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax. Family will receive visitors 2-4 p.m Saturday at her late residence in Peggys Cove. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

MURPHY, John David - 78, Glades Lodge, Halifax, formerly of Prospect, passed away February 15, 1999 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Chester, he was a son of the late Timothy and Frances (Murphy) Murphy. He lived in Prospect for over 60 years. He was a caretaker of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church properties and also as a fisherman. Surviving are two nieces and a nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters and a brother. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 23, 1999 in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Rev. Leonard Fischer officiating. Burial at a later date in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery fund or any charity. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home.

OLIVER, Leo Joseph - 71, of Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 16, 1999 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, (Victoria General site), Halifax, after a brief illness. Born in Reserve Mines, Cape Breton, he was a son of the late Jonn and Frances (Delaney) Oliver. He worked at the Sydney Steel Plant for 22 years, after he moved to Dartmouth where he was employed by Speedy Propane and Dartmouth Free Press from where he retired. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Teresa (Butt) Oliver; sons, Jack (Cindy), Lake Echo; Frank (Marie), Dartmouth; David (Janet), Sackville; Bill (Derenda), Dartmouth; step-sons, Alan (Angela) Butt, Halifax; stepdaughters, Mary Butt, Dartmouth; Karen (Bernie) Morton, Mahone Bay; Joan (Craig) Pike, Ottawa; Judy White, Fall River; Janet (Peter) Hollett, Calgary; sisters, Mary King, Toronto; Charlotte (Mrs. Sheldon Metcalfe), Reserve Mines; Nellie MacEachern, Glace Bay; Sister Madeline, Sisters of Charity, New York; brothers, Cecil (Helen), Berwick; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his former wife Cleophas MacIntyre; daughter Leona; sisters, Elizabeth and Reta; brothers, John, Barty, Billy, Danny and Joe. Visiting will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, in St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church (Forest Hills, Dartmouth), Rev. Bernie O'Neill officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Parish (Hall Fund) c/o 320 Flying Cloud Dr., Dartmouth, B2W 4T6.

REILLY, Robina - 79, Bridgewater, passed away February 16, 1999 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Martha (Brown) McNeil. Surviving are son, Ian, Bridgewater; Christopher, Hudson, Que.; Robin, Yellowknife; five grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward; a brother. No memorial service by request. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to South Shore Regional Library or the Daisy. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater.

SAULNIER, Louis Edward - 83, 15 Kirk St., Yarmouth, passed away February 15, 1999, in Villa St. Joseph du Lac. Born in St. Anne du Ruisseau, he was a son of the late Edmond and Sarah (Bourque) Saulnier. He was a painter. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 2181. He was in the RCAF during the Second World War, and served four years in Canada. He was an usher at St. Ambrose Cathedral. Surviving are his wife, the former Julienne Isabelle d'Entremont; sons, Rev. Gerald, Berwick; Paul, West Pubnico; daughters, Jean (Mrs. Neil Smith), Arcadia; Jeanette (Mrs. Donnie Southern), Lower Sackville; 10 grandchilden; five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by three sons and two daughters, all in infancy; brothers, Archie, Narcisse, Camille, Jeremy, Francis; sisters, Irene, Ida, Antoinette, Loretta. Arrangments are entrusted to H. M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today, February 18, in St. Ambrose Cathedral, Rev. Gerald Saulnier officiating. Burial in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery Fund.

THORNTON, Amelda Margaret - 80, Dartmouth, passed away February 15, 1999 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Sluice Point, Yarmouth County, she was a daughter of the late Archibald and Grace (D'Entremont) Bourque. Amelda was a registered nurse at the Halifax Infirmary from 1940-45. She enjoyed playing bridge and most recently was a volunteer with Meals on Wheels and was a member of St. Clement's Roman Catholic Church. She is survived by daughter, Judith (Mrs. Brad Fulton), South Ohio, Yarmouth County; sons, Paul and wife Harriet, Fall River; John and wife Debra, Bedford; five grandchildren, Craig, Ryan, Jessica, Alexa and Julie; sister, Juliet, Yarmouth; brothers, Paul, Michael, both of Yarmouth. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack; sister, Marie. Arrangements have been entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Funeral mass will take place at 11 a.m. today, February 18, 1999 in St. Clement's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Raymond Floyd officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial in Mount Hermon Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Dartmouth branch of Meals on Wheels, or charity of choice.

WALKER, Raphael (Ray) - 65, of Dartmouth, passed away February 15, 1999 in Dartmouth General Hosptial. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Raphael (Ray) and Winnifred (nee Wadman) Walker. He was employed at General Accident Insurance Company until his retirement. He is survived by his wife, the former Geraldine (Gerri) Doyle; daughters, Donna Walker, Port Cartier, Quebec; Linda Walker, Sept Iles, Quebec; sisters, Dorothy Walker, Waverley, Betty Hanlon, Mulgrave, NS; Karen Ann, Cleveland, Cape Breton, Peggy Corrigan, Georgetown, Ont.; Frances Cusack, St. Catherines, Ont.; brothers, Robert Walker, Georgetown, Ont.; James Walker, Calgary, AB. He was predeceased by two sons, Ronald and Morgan; daughter, Helena; brother, Gerald. Memorial mass will be celebrated at 7 p.m today, February 18, in St. Peters Roman Catholic Church, (Maple St., Dartmouth), Rev. Peter MacDonald and Rev. Robert Floyd officiating. Immediatly follow mass, family and friends are invited to Ray's home, at 68 Sinclair St., Dartmouth to continue the celebration of his life. Because of the care, kindness and support extended to Ray, by Dr. Benetez and the nursing staff of pod 31, the family would like donations to the Dartmouth General Hospital. In lieu of flowers. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street.

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