BEAVER, Charles Leo Percy - 83, Indian Harbour, passed away November 8, 1999, at the Veteran's Memorial Building, Halifax. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Austin and Gladys (Boutilier) Beaver. He was a mechanic by trade. He was a former member of the Royal Canadian Army and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Seabright branch #116. He is survived by sons Leon and Barry, both of Dartmouth; daughters, Gail Bradshaw, Halifax; Gladys Brooks, Hatchett Lake; Peggy Beaver, Stanstead, Quebec; Brenda Jordan, Carol Morash, both of Dartmouth; Cora Verge, Port Mouton; Vina Collins, Parrsboro; brothers, Alfred and Clifford, Toronto; 32 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife the former Thelma R. Boutilier; daughter, Pearl Gray; brother, Robert "Bob"; grandsons, James, Gary, and Dewayne. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, November 12, 1999 in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Hackett's Cove, with Rev. Krista Hilton officiating. Donations may be made to the Veteran's Memorial Hospital Fund. Arrangements entrusted to J. Albert Walker's Funeral Home, Halifax, NS.
CLEARY, J. Bernard - RK MacDonald Guest Home, formerly of Highland Drive, Antigonish, passed away November 7, 1999 in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Lochaber, he was a son of the late Michael and Mary (MacLean) Cleary. He was a long time member of the order of the St. Augustine and deputy chief of th Antigonish Volunteer Department for many years and became a life member after his illness. He was body shop foreman at M&M Motors for 28 years. He is survived by his wife, Mary (MacEachern) Cleary; daughters, Patricia Anderson, Antigonish; Sharon (Lloyd) Tawse, Brenda (Doug) Huether, Jane (Larry) Hall, all of Guelph, Ont.; son, Bernard "Bert", Ottawa, Ont.; sisters, Kaye Chisholm, Katherine Goldsmith, Rita Fraser, Rose Fitzgerald, all of Halifax; Mary MacDonald, Antigonish; Margaret Finch, Dartmouth; 10 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son in infancy, and granddaughter, Tracie Lee Tawse; sisters, Ann, Elizabeth; and brothers, Bill, Ambrose "Joe" and Ray. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, Rev. Bill Crispo officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Society or a charity of your choice.
DeCOSTE, Charles - 90, East Tracadie, passed away November 8, 1999 in Guysborough Memorial Hospital. Born in East Tracadie, he was a son of hte late Arthur and Lillian (Pettipas) DeCoste. He was a fisherman and farmer most of his working life. He had a great love of music and was a master of cribbage. Surviving are daughters, Elaine Porter, Ontario; Inez Johnson, Lower Sackville; Louise Myette, Tracadie; Anne Purcell, Antigonish; Jean Campbell, Sydney; sons, Gerard, Cape Jack; Ralph and Andy, East Tracadie; sisters, Irene DeCoste, Mattie Settlement; Florence Pettipas, Linwood; brother, Francis, Antigonish; 23 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Irene (Fougere); daughter, Karen Delorasa; sisters, Bella, Mary, Emma; brothers, Willie, Benny, Clarence, Alphonse, Raymond. Visitation today from 1 p.m. until time of funeral at 3 p.m. today in St. Peter's Church, Tracadie, Rev. John Barry officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to Milford Haven Home for Special Care, Guysborough or St. Peter's Parish. Arrangements entrusted to C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish.
DESLAURIER, Alice Fedora - 84, West Arichat, Richmond Co., passed away November 7, 1999 at home. Born in West Arichat, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Regina (Forest) DesLaurier. She is survived by her guardians Leon and Evangeline Dorey, West Arichat; four nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Edmund, Alphonse, Pierre, Remi Patrick, Raymond in infancy; sisters, Evangeline, Mary. Cremation has taken place. Visitation in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home in Arichat 7-9 p.m. Thursday, November 11, 1999. Memorial service to be held 11 a.m. Friday in Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of choice.
ELLIOTT, Dr. Edwin Bruce, MD - 47, Dartmouth, passed away suddenly October 30, 1999 as a result of a diving accident at Boutilier's Point near his cottage. Born in Middleton, he was the son of Edwin and Jane (Magee) Elliott, Middleton. Dr. Elliott was a graduate of Acadia University with a BSc and Dalhousie Medical School in 1977. He was a partner in King Medical Clinic, Dartmouth where he had a family practice. He was a pioneer in environmental medicine in Nova Scotia. Beyond his professional life, Bruce spent his free time enjoying life at his cottage on the shore. Bruce was an accomplished musician. Besides his parents he is survived by sister Sara Ann "Sally" (John) Bell, London, ON; brother, William "Bill" (Joan), Edmonton, AB; nephews and nieces Bryson, Ashleigh, Fraser, Matthew, Sean. A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Friday, November 12, 1999 at First Baptist Church, 1300 Oxford Street, Halifax, Rev. John Boyd officiating. Donations to Pine Grove Cemetery, Box 967, Middleton, NS, B0S 1P0.
DWYER, Rhoda Jean (Rasley) - passed away Monday, November 8, 1999, peacefully at home. Born in Halifax, on August 7, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Archibald and Ella (Murphy) Rasley. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law Laraine and Ian MacDonald (Dartmouth); son and daughter-in-law, Allan and Judy Dwyer (Dartmouth); granddaughter and husband Jenifer and Christopher Cutting (Dartmouth); grandson and wife Craig and Shoko MacDonald (New York); brothers, Reginald (Halifax) and Archibald (Ottawa). She was predeceased by husband Walter and sisters, Annie and Esther. She was a life member of W.A. and served on the Anglican Diocesan Board. She was a member of the ACW Afternoon Group at Christ Church (Dartmouth). She had attended St. Mark's in Halifax and more recently St. Alban's. Rhoda enjoyed helping and caring for others and gave of herself and her time freely, preferring to do deeds quietly and without recognition. She was a special Nanny to Leigh-Anne and Amanda, daughters, of Carole and Steve Hiltz, Dartmouth. Special thanks to Dr. Mary Davis, Cancer Clinic QEII, and to both Dr. McIntyre and especially Francois St. Denis at Palliative Care. Also special thanks to the many caregivers at Dartmouth Home Care. She also thought fondly of all her friends in the Albert St. apartment where she lived until early this fall. Visitation will be at A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Pleasant St., Dartmouth (Woodside) at 2 p.m. A reception will be held downstairs in the church immediately after the service. Family flowers only. Expressions of sympathy are to be made to Palliative Care, QEII or St. Alban's Church.
FORSYTHE-SCOTT, Devon Allen - infant son of Kimberly Forsythe and Jamie Scott, Black River, Kings Co., passed away November 5, 1999 in Valley Regional Hospital. Surviving are brother Damien, at home; maternal grandparents, William and Carolyn Forsythe, Wolfville; paternal grandparents, Geoge and Mazie Scott, Coldbrook. Cremation has taken place. Private service for family and friends 2 p.m. today in Willowbank Cemetery, Wolfville. Donations to IWK Grace Foundation or to the family. Arrangements entrusted to H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Wolfville.
HARTIGAN, Dorothy Gray - 85, 147 Daley Road, New Victoria, passed away in the Glace Bay General Hospital, November 8, 1999. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Sarah Phillips Boutilier. She was a former member of Calvin United Church and Pythias Sisters. At one time, she worked as chief telephone operator in the New Waterford Phone Exchange. She also worked as night auditor at the Isle Royale Hotel, Sydney. In her younger years, she lived in Deer Lake, Newfoundland where she was assistant financial officer with Chiasson and MacDonald and Peterborough Inc. Surviving are two sons, David (Maureen), Windsor Junction, Halifax Co.; Donald (Donna), Oromocto, NB; two sisters, Rita Peddle, New Victoria; Mildred Hill, Daley Rd., New Victoria; 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Lieutenant Colonel David Cameron Hartigan, RCA, 4 brothers, John, Clayton, Wilson and Gordon. Visitation will take place Thursday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes, 380 Smith St., New Waterford, on Friday the body will be removed to the Calvin Church, New Waterford at noon followed by funeral service at 2 p.m. with Reverend Duncan Roach officiating, burial in the Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney. Donations to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimers Society of Nova Scotia.
HOGG, Lloyd Wilfed - 65, Halifax, passed way November 7, 1999 at QEII Health Science Centre, VG Site, Halifax. Born in Straithclair, Manitoba, he was the son of the late John and Therese (Wahl) Hogg. In 1950 he joined the infantry and served in Korea. He later joined the RCN serving on numerous ships (one of which took him to Korea again) until his retirement, as a Petty Officer in 1975. He was a life member of the CPO's and Sergeants Mess in Windsor Park, a member of the Korean Veteran's Association and a member of the Tribal Association. Lloyd was to receive a 40 year pin from the Royal Canadian Legion, Scotia Branch #25, this Thursday. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine (Mackintosh-Lowery); a son Richard, Alberta; a daughter, Marina (Mrs. Al Cavanaugh), Waverley, NS; two grandchildren, Michael and Erin; a stepson, Patrick Lowery and wife Connie; two step grandchildren, Violet and Phillip; four brothers, John; Ernie, Manitoba; Willie; Ralph, Alberta; five sisters, Freda MacMillan; Ruth Dobbins; Vera Hunter; Irene MacCutcheon; Bernice all of Manitoba. He was predeceased by two sisters, Grace and Annette, both of Manitoba. Cremation has taken place. Royal Canadian Legion, Scotia Branch #25 will conduct a Legion Service 7 p.m. Monday, November 15, 1999 from J.A. Snow's Funeral Home where family will receive friends and relatives 6-7 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to charity of choice.
JABALEE, Gloria M. - 162 Brook St., North Sydney, passed away November 8, 1999 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Haouch, Barada Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late Haikal and Haoula Mehanna. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney. Surviving are her husband, Michael; sons, Paul, George, Groves Point; Peter, at home; daughter, Annie Louise Walsh, North Sydney; five grandchildren; sister, Jamael Akoury, Lebanon; brothers, Abraham, Fred, Lebanon. She was predeceased by her son, John F. Kennedy Jabalee; sister, Lydia Salamy. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney.
KIESEKAMP, Louise Agatha - 61, Halifax, passed away Nobember 9, 1999 in the VG site of the QEII. Born in Rotterdam, Holland she was the daughter of the late Marie Hendrick and Annigje (Kloos) De Visser. Graduating from Toronto General School of nursing in 1964, she worked in the Neuro ICU at the VGH and was Nurse in Charge of the GI unit in the Dickson Centre from 1984-1988. She helped organize the Crisis Pregnancy Centre. Surviving are her husband Burkhard; two sons, Julius, Lunenburg; David, Ottawa; sister, Rita; brother, Frank; three granddaughters. She was predeceased by brother Fred. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium. A service of celebration of her life will be held at Rock Church in Lower Sackville at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, Pastor Ted Yoke and Pastor Jerry Kendrick officiating. No flowers by request, memorial donations can be made to the ASK Bible training Centre Scholarship Fund in care of Rock Church, PO Box 441, Lower Sackville, NS, B4C 3G4.
MacLEAN (McDaniel), Pauline Margaret - 79, Sydney, passed away November 6, 1999 at home. Born in Margaree she was the daughter of the late George James and Sarah Katherine McDaniel, Margaree. Surviving are daughters, Georgina Doucet, Halifax; Barbara, Ontario; Patricia, Ontario; sons, Alphonse, Alberta; Anselm, Sydney; Colin, Glace Bay; David, Ontario; 14 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Josephine Snow, Glace Bay; Mrs. Ann John, Halifax; Mrs. Helen Pate, Halifax; Anita Smith, Michigan; brothers, Herbert, Ontario; Austin, Margaree. She was predeceased by her husband, Angus Joseph; daughter, Helen, son, James in infancy; son-in-law, Matt Doucet. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday, in St. Joseph Church, Rev. Dan MacDonald officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to Diabetes Association or any charity.
LAMBERT, Alfred Laval - 76, Halifax, passed away November 8, 1999 at Northwood Manor. Born in St. Jean Chrysostome, Quebec, he was the son of the late Alfred Laval and Rose-Anna (Coté) Lambert. He came to Nova Scotia in his late teens, for employment at the Halifax Shipyards. He later worked as a sales agent at Prudential insurance for 20 years. Devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He had a great zest for life and created a warm feeling with everyone upon entering a room and had a great love for people. He was a longtime member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, the former Jessie King Margaret (Hogg); sons, John, Calgary; Dennis, Halifax; Michael, Lower Sackville; Andrew, Williamswood; daughters, Patricia Cowie, Caroline Maas, both of Halifax; Paulette Coolen, Williamswood; Valarie McNeil, Dartmouth; Marian Lefebvre, Laval, Quebec; brothers, Yvan, André; sisters, Yolande Laurendeau; Sister Colette Lambert; Guislaine Duhamel; Gemma Carrier, all of Quebec; 17 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren. Predeceased by brothers, Jean Claude, Clement; sisters, Armande Leclere, Rita Lecompte. Cremation has taken place at his request. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, November 12, in St. Michael's Church, Father Robie MacPherson officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to the J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax.
MacINNIS, Bertha Clara - 95, Mahone Bay, and formerly of Chester Basin, passed away November 8, 1999 in the Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Marriott's Cove, she was a daughter of the late A.J. Loftus and Florence (Armstrong) Stevens. She enjoyed knitting and rug hooking. Survived by sons, Joseph "Joey" (Gail), Chester Basin; Sedley, Kentville; daughter, Frances Zitto, Mahone Bay; grandchildren, Judy, Kingston; Jimmy, Canning; JoAnne, New Minas; Mark (Melissa), East River; Scott (Krista), Chester Basin, and Randy also of Chester Basin; Michael, Truro; great grandchildren, Lisa, Peter, Pamela, all of Kingston; Derek, Truro; Rylee, East River; Matthew, Calgary; Michael James, Daniel Wayne, both of Valdor, Quebec. Many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William P.; son, Harry, in infancy; brothers, Arthur Freeman, Charles, Harris, Titus; sisters, Birdie, Hattie, Lottie; great grandson, David; son-in-law Percy Zitto and daughter-in-law Goldie. Funeral service today, at 2 p.m. in St. John's Anglican Church, Chester Basin. Rev. Michael Mitchell officiating. Burial in St. John's Anglican Church older Cemetery, Borgald's Point Road. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations, may be made to St. John's Anglican Church.
MacLEOD, Gladys Lavinia - 79, Halifax, passed away suddenly November 7, 1999, at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Infirmary Site. She was born January 1, 1920, in Halifax, NS, and was the daughter of the late Hubert and Ruby (Wambolt) Russell. She was a lifetime resident of Rockingham, and a founding member of St. Peter's Anglican Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Roy Finlay; and is survived by her son, Donald (Charlotte), Red Deer, AB; daughters, Royal Clarke and Barbara (Gordon) Fader, Halifax; grandchildren, David, Kathy, Kelly, Andrew MacLeod, and Christine and Michael Fader. Visiting will be today, November 10, from 7-9 p.m. at Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor St., Halifax. Memorial service will be Friday, November 12, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Birch Cove, Rev Tim Appleton officiating. Interment following at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Memorial donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses.
MacNEIL, Joseph Daniel - 72, Dartmouth, formerly of Irish Vale, Cape Breton Co., passed way peacefully on November 6, 1999 at home. Born in the Rear of Irish Cove, he was a son of the late Angus and Sarah Anne (MacNeil). He was a member of St. Peter's Parish, Dartmouth. He was an avid reader and also was a great lover of animals. He is survived by a dear friend and companion, Ann Hicks, Dartmouth; sister, Mae (Mrs. Joseph Nickerson), Halifax; adopted brother, James and three nieces and a nephew. He was predeceased by sisters, Catherine "Kitty" MacNeil; Marie (Mrs. George Myers); Sadie MacNeil and a brother, James in infancy. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. today in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Johnstown, Richmond Co. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the VON.
MacPHEE, Phyllis B. - 80, Upper Nine Mile River, passed away Sunday, November 7, 1999 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Upper Rawdon, she was a daughter of the late David and Lena (Lively) MacPhee. She was a member of St. David's Anglican Church, Upper Rawdon. Surviving are daughters, Blanche (Mrs. Harold Gertsen), Kempt Shore; Julieanne MacPhee (Irving Lawrence), South Maitland; sons, Merlin (Wanda) Windsor Forks; Robie (Myrna), Beaver Bank; Reginald "Reg" and companion Judy Robbin, Upper Nine Mile River; Jerry (Verna), Upper Nine Mile River; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sister, Cora (Mrs. Warren MacPhee), Upper Nine Mile River; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence; a daughter in infancy; brothers, Wilfred, Alonzo, Cecil, Karl in infancy; sister, Ruth Wright, Linda Laffin, Frances in infancy. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, in Withrow-MacMillan Funeral Home, Upper Nine Mile River, Rev. Margie Whynot officiating. Burial to follow in the Sand Hill Cemetery, Nine Mile River. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.
MEUNIER, Alfred Jean - 73, West Arichat, Richmond Co., passed away November 8, 1999 in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in West Arichat, he was a son of the late Alexie and Elizabeth (Pottie) Meunier. He worked on the Lake Boats as a wheelman. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 47, St. Peter's. Surviving are his companion, Helen Duann, West Arichat; daughter, Mary Kenny and son, Alex, Dartmouth; five grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, Paul; sister, Edna. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday in Immaculate Conception Church, West Arichat, Rev. Yvone Lignon officiating. Burial of cremains to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
PENNEY, George Arthur - 53, Eastern Passage, passed away November 8, 1999 at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Victoria General Site, in Halifax, after a lengthy illness. Born in Middleton, he is a son of Victor Clayton Penney Sr. of Eastern Passage and the late Kay (Barteaux) Penney. He was an employee of the Nova Scotia Power Corp. for 24 years. He is survived by his wife, Patricia (nee Williams) Penney, sons, David (Roxanne), Oshawa, Ontario; Donny (Angela) Lawrencetown; daughter, Linda (and her companion Tommy Rehburg), brothers, Donald (Dianne) Porters Lake; Victor Jr. (Janice) Eastern Passage; sisters, Darlene (Pherne) Barkhouse, Eastern Passage; and Jean Turner, Stewiacke, grandchildren, Matthew and Samantha of Oshawa, Craig and Caleigh of Lawrencetown, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by an infant sister Heather. Funeral service will be 7:30 p.m. today in Eastern Passage Community Funeral Home, 5 Cow Bay Rd. Rev. Arthur Snow officiating, burial will be at a later date in Shelburne. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
PINNER, Eric - 76, South Ohio, Yarmouth Co., passed away November 8, 1999 in the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Carlisle, England, he was a son of the late Harry Orlando and Sarah Elizabeth (McCartney) Pinner. He was a member of the Royal Navy 1941-1948, RCAF 1943-1946 and worked at Cosmos Mill for a number of years. He then worked for Grand Hotel Sergeant of Army Reserve 14th Field Artillery. He was a member of the Lions Club; volunteer CNIB, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Blind Bowling and Meals on Wheels. Surviving are his former wife, Ruth Shirley Lambert; daughters, Doris, Salmon River; Ruth (Clarence), Chebogue; Bonnie (David), Cheggoggin; sons, Sonny (Pam), Berwick; Donnie (Dot), Arcadia; Ralph (Mary), Moods Mill; Robert, Sandford; Donald, England; sisters, Muriel Irene, Mildred; 18 greandchildren; 14 great grandchildren. The body has been donated to Dalhousie University. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or SPCA.
REID, BettyLou - 60, Port William formerly of Canaan, Kings Co., NS, passed away November 7, 1999 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Kentville, NS. She was a daughter of the late William and Amy (Wallace) Keddy. She lived in the valley all of her life. She and her husband owned and operated Reid's Body Shop for a number of years. She was a former Sunday School teacher for the Canaan Baptist Church. She was married 43 years. Surviving is her husband, Brenton; sons, Rockey and Brian, both of New Minas; daughters, Amy Rose Pothier; and Linda Lou Munro, both of Canaan; Donna Jean Isnor, Moncton; brothers, John, Fredericton; Ralph, Ontario; Arthur, Springill; Donald, New Minas; Michael, Woodville; sisters, Rose Wellwood and Gail Hill, both of Lakeville; Areta Dort and Debra Young, both of Fredericton, NB; Donna May White, Port Williams; Joyce Whitehead Wateville; Peggy Adair, Kentville; 12 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by daughter, Faye May; brothers, Austin and Lawrence; half-brother, William (Billy). Funeral service 2 p.m. today, in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Reverend Hedley Hopkins and Reverend Dr. Freeman Fenerty and Reverend Skip Keddy officiating. Burial in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
RUSSELL, John Laurie - 32, of Italy Cross, Lunenburg County, passed away November 7, 1999 at home. Born in Bridgewater he was a son of Elizabeth (McLain) Russell, Oakhill and the late Delbert Russell. He was a fisherman on the Cape Mira. Survived by son, Tristan; brothers, Danny and Lorraine, both of NewCumberland, Lunenburg County; sister, Cynthia Boehner, Bridgewater; grandfather, Leroy McLain; numerous aunts and uncles; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by grandmother Freda McLain; paternal grandparents, Frank and Goldie Russell. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday both in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Reverend Fred House officiating. Burial in Newcombville Cemetery. Immediate family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Tristan John Russell Trust Fund in c/o R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville.
STRANG, Mae Margaret - 91, Glades Lodge, Halifax, passed away November 6, 1999 in the home. Born May 27, 1908 in Marble Mountain, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Margaret McEachern. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward, sisters, Mary Bell Burkley, Margaret Williams, Catherine MacDonlan; brothers, Angus, Joe. No visitation or flowers by request. Graveside committal service 11 a.m. today at Oakridge Memory Gardens, Old Sackville Road, Lower Sackville, Father Lloyd O'Neill officiating. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax.
TURPLE, Leroy C. - 82, Truro, passed away Monday, November 8, 1999 at the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Five Mile River, he was a son of the late Ervin and Nada (Laffin) Turple. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed gardening. He is survived by his wife Joyce, Truro; daughters, June Simpson, Sudbury, ON; Patricia, Mrs. Leroy Burton, of Ottawa; son, Wad and wife Joanne, Sudbury, ON; stepdaughters, Lois Nickerson, of Truro; Oneta Hennigar, Shubenacadie; stepson, Leroy Hennigar, Dartmouth; grandchildren, James Simpson; Gwen Simpson; Michael Burton; Kevin Burton; Stephanie Turple; Margo Turple; 5 great grandchildren; brother Ernest, Latties Brook; sisters, Rose Hennigar, Latties Brook; Mildred O'Toole, Upper Kennetcook; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife Matilda (Miller) Turple; brothers, Eric and Sherwood. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Ettinger funeral Home, Shubenacadie, from where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, November 11, 1999, Rev. William Harrington officiating. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Anglican Cemetery, Latties Brook. Family flowers only please, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
VEILLEUX, Margaret Christine - 77, of Halifax, passed away November 6, 1999 at home. Born in Canso, Guysborough County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Frances (Lawrence) Grover. She has worked as a ward clerk and the Camp Hill Hospital. She enjoyed travelling and bingo. She is survived by her husband, Denis; son, Paul, at home; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Hughie Grover, Howard Grover, Clarence Grover. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. today, November 10, 1999 at Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia.
WILSON, Margaret R. - wife of the late William B. Wilson passed away at Valley Regional Hospital on Saturday, November 6, 1999. She was born and raised in Cunard, Kings County. She was a graduate of the Provincial Normal College, Truro, receiving a Kindergarten Diploma. After graduating, she taught in Port Maitland, Lunenburg and Bridgewater. She and her husband founded and operated Wilson's Pharmacy in Berwick from 1944 until his death in 1963. Their son Bill continued to operate the family business until April 1995. From the early 70's until the mid 80's, Mrs. Wilson owned and operated The Barn Gift Shop, Berwick. She was a member of the Ken-Wo, Paragon and Glengary Golf Clubs; the Berwick Curling Club, Senior Aerobics Club and the Berwick Baptist Church and choir. She leaves one son, Bill, and wife Sandra; grandsons, Jeffrey and Gregory. She was predeceased by her mother, Flora Maude (Kinsman) Rand; father, Perry Leander Rand; brothers, Walter and Barclay; sisters, Ethel and Dorothy. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, November 11, in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 12, in the Berwick Baptist Church. The Reverend Shawn Kehoe officiating. A reception will be held in the Church Annex following the service. A private burial service will be held in the Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor.
YORKE, Harlan W. - 52, of Halifax, passed away Saturday, November 6, 1999 at Kirkhill, Cumberland County. Born in Springhill, he was a son of Constance (Field) Yorke, Bedford and the late Layton R. Yorke. He graduated from Parrsboro Regional High School in 1965. He later obtainted a CMA desigination in 1975. He worked briefly at the CIBC and for the Nova Scotia Department of Finance. He later worked for Nova Scotia Power for 25 years. For the past four yeats, he operated Yorke Accounting Services. He was a former member of the Tartan Twirlers, the Lake City Swingers, and most recently the Sail Sets Square Dance Club. He was treasurer for both the Atlantic Canadian Amateur Dancesport Association and Corte, the Dance Club of Halifax. He was a member of the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the Wild Blueberry Producer's Association of Nova Scotia. He was an avid outdoorsman. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret Crossman; one sister, Charlotte Pridy; and husband, Don, Bedford; four nieces, two nephews, several cousins. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, November 10, 1999 at St. George's Anglican Church, Parrsboro, Rev. Robert Richmond and Rev. James Busnell officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity or choice