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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 9

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Date: Tuesday, 18 March 2008, at 12:22 p.m.

AMERO, Craig Mitchell - 26, Chegoggin, Yarmouth County, passed away February 4, 2000. Born in Digby, he was a son of Kenneth Amero, Medicine Hat, Alta. and Doreen Cowan, Digby. He was a carpet installer for about 10 years. He is survived by his paternal grandparents, Donald and Alice Amero, Digby; maternal grandmother, Enna Gaudet, Weymouth; daughter, Nicole, Digby; son, Jarrid, Yarmouth; stepsister, Jill, Digby; stepsons, Jason, Halifax; Joel, Johnathan, Jerimiah, Medicine Hat, Alta.; Aaron, Bear River; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his maternal grandfather, Henry Cowan. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today, February 7, 2000, prayers at 8 p.m. today in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch Street, Digby. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 8, 2000 in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Rev. Craig Christenson officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Digby. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the children's trust fund.

BREMNER, Margaret Ellen - 76, Hacketts Cove, passed away peacefully in the VG Site, QEII on February 4, 2000. She was bron in Halifax, to the late Everett and Olive (Robinson) Lloy and resided there until her husband's retirement in 1988. She was an inspiration of love and friendship to all she came in contact with. She was past president of the Halifax Ladies Curling Club, which she was an involved, active member of for many years. She will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband, John Allan; son, Nicholas; daughters, Virginia Tucker, Julie Boudreau and Kristie Welsh, all of Hacketts Cove; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sister, Dorothy White, Hantsport. She was predeceased by her son, Jeffrey; brother, Murray Lloy, Hamilton, Ont. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 8, 2000 in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Hacketts Cove. Burial will take place at a later date in Fairview Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

CRAIG, Mary Lynne Anne "Mamie" - 51, Dartmouth and formerly of Halifax, passed away February 3, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. A loving and beloved daughter and sister, she was predeceased by her parents, Bruce and Mary (Earle) Craig. She is survived by her sister, Cecily Barrie, Halifax; numerous cousins, aunts and uncles. Mamie brought joy to the lives of everyone whomet her. Her sense of humour and gentle spirit inspired others to appreciate the simple pleasures and beauty of life. She will be dearly missed by her "other" family, that of her long-time caregiver, Dianne Blair, Dartmouth. A funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. today, February 7, 2000 in St. Stephen's Church, Normandy Drive, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mamie's name may be sent to the Halifax Adult Services Centre, 3430 Prescott St., Halifax, where she spent many happy years working alongside her friends and instructors.

CROOKS, Williard Arthur - 81, Goldboro, Guysborough County, formerly of Hemford, Lunenburg County, passed away February 3, 2000 in St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Seal Harbour, Guysborough County, he was a son of the late Arthur L. and Elisabeth (Lowe) Crooks. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He is survived by his companion, Avis Walsh, Goldboro; sons, Willard, Hamilton, Ont.; Brian, Lower Sackville; Terry, Stony Plain, Alta.; daughters, Maureen Beeswanger, Hemford; Sandra Gallant, Courtice, Ont.; stepdaughters, Tina Burton, Regina; Patty Crooks, Alberta; stepsons, Clifton Crooks, Edmonton; Alex Crooks, Alta.; grandchildren, Jennifer, Katherine, Bonnie, Daniel and Aaron; brother, Chester, Summerland, B.C. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater, from where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 7, 2000 , Pastor Jack Leblanc officiating. Burial will follow in the Hemford Cemetery, Hemford. Flowers accepted. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

COSSAR, Stuart James Sr., CD - 73, passed away February 3, 2000 at home. Only son of the late Alden W. and Bessie L. (Clayton) Cossar. A member of the Canadian Army during the Second World War; member of the Royal Canadian Air Force for 26 years; he held many offices raning from branch sergeant-at-arms to branch president, Branch 589, Osgoode, Ont. He also served in various offices in zone command, rising to zone commander of G3, Ontario as well as district committee. He was fire chief of area 2, Osgoode Township in recieving the fire services medal Ontario for 33 years of voluntary service. He also served with the corps of commissionaires until his retirement to his family home at Lake Annis in 1982. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth "Beth" J. (Sleigh) Cossar; daughters, Faye D. Thompson, Phoenix, Ariz.; Loucinda M. Barlow, Calgary; Mildred H. Hamstra, Smith Falls, Ont.; sons, Stuart J. Jr, Sarsfield, Ont.; Philip W., Centreville; Roy F., Oxford Mills, Ont.; 12 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, John A. Cremation has taken place, a memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. today, February 7, 2000 in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Rev. Donald Switzer officiating. Spring burial will be in Norwood Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

DALEY, John Edward - Depot Street, Pictou, passed away February 3, 2000 at the age of 68. He was a son of the late John Edward and Elizabeth (Dunn) Daley. He worked in Burlington, Ont. since 1963, retiring eight years ago, he returned home to Pictou in 1999, where he took up residence at 49 Depot Street. He is survived by his wife, Rose (MacLean); sons, Ellsworth (Hazel), Eric (Sharon), both of Pictou; daughters, Connie (Wilford Gillis), Burlington; Candace (Angus MacNeil), Pictou; brothers, Stewart (Rose), Arizona; James (Ruth), Wilbur, Wally (Lee), all of Pictou; 11 grandchildren; half-sister, Margaret Langille, Pictou. He was predeceased by his brother, Frank; sister, Rachel. His remains will rest in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. today, February 7, 2000 in Stella Maris Church, Pictou, Rev. Peter MacDonald and Mary Beth Moriarty officiating. Cremation will follow. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.

d'ENTEMONT, Minnie Marguerite - 85, Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, formerly of Middle West Pubnico, passed away February 4, 2000 in the villa. Born in Middle West Pubnico, she was a daughter of the late David and Beatrice (Babin) d'Entremont. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the West Pubnico New Horizons and when she resided in Halifax her home was always open to her friends from Pubnico. She is survived by her sons, Robert, Dartmouth; Richard, Shelburne; Harley, Halifax; Dennis, Lower Sackville; brother, William, Fort Myers, Fla.; eight grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Adolphe; brothers, Joseph, Nazaire. Visiting will be 9-9:30 a.m. today, February 7, 2000 in West Pubnico Funeral Home, Middle West Pubnico. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. today in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Middle West Pubnico, Rev. Gaston Ouellet officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or Nova Scotia or a charity of choice.

FISHER, WIlliam Ripley - 85, Sheet Harbour, passed away February 3, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital in the presence of his loved ones. Born in Lewiston, Halifax County, on January 20, 1915, he was a son of the late Owen Ripley and Martha Beatrice (Richards) Fisher. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and playing cards. He was a member of St. James United Church, Sheet Harbour; past president of St. James United Church, Sheet Harbour; past president of Sheet Harbour Lion Club; past master of the Eureka Lodge NO 42 AF-AM; 47 years as a master mason; appointed grand stewart of the Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia; 932 Degree Member of the Scottish Rite A&ASR Valley of Halifax; honourary member of Royal Canadian Legion, Corcelette Branch No. 58, Sheet Harbour. He was employed as a woodsman during his earlier life, then by Halifax Power and Pulp, Fraser Company Ltd. Power and Pulp and Scott Pulp and Paper Company as plant superintendant at one time. He was also employed with the Nova Scotia Power Commission. He is survived by his wife, the former Isabel Martin; daughter, Marge Munroe (Eric), Porters Lake; grandsons, Eric William, Lawrencetown; Christopher Garvin, Porters Lake; brother, Arthur Stanley (Diane), Halifax; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Ashley, MacKenzie and Ralph; sisters, Helen, Norma and Irene. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to D.S. Crowell and Son Funeral Home, Sheet Harbour. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 7, 2000 in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Sheet Harbour, Rev. Martin Currie officiating, assisted by Rev. Michael Mugford. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Palliative Care Unit, Dartmouth General Hospital, or Eureka Lodge No. 42 AF-AM.

GUITARD, Beverly Ann - 58, of Lower Sackville, passed away February 5, 2000 in the QEII Infirmary Site. Born in Yarmouth, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Catherine (Smith) Churchill. She is survived by her husband, Joseph; three sons, Tony (Cheryl), Mount Uniacke; Wade (Janet), Lower Sackville; Jamie (Chris), Spryfield; daughter, Jo-Ann (Mrs Tim Pratt), Lower Sackville; brothers, Bob, Pugwash; Richie and Scottie, Ontario; Russell, New Brunswick; Bruce, New Germany; sisters, Florence Stackhouse, Dartmouth; Lorna Keating, Lakeview; Joyce Kelly, Ontario; 11 grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Kevin in infancy. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 7, 2000 in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 527 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 8, 2000 in Rock Church, Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville, Pastor Jerry Kendricks officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Cobequid Multi-Service Centre Foundation.

HARVEY (Rushforth), Alice Rose - Scotch Village, Hants County, passed away February 4, 2000 in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born April 4, 1913 in Essex, England, she was a daughter of the late Minnie Ethel Rushforth. At the age of seven she moved to Canada following the First World War. She was a member of the St. James Anglican Church, Brooklyn; a member of the Altar Guild of St. James Anglican Church and a member of the UCW, WIMS, of Scotch Village. She is survived by her daughters, Minnie (Mrs Hugh Burgess), Newport Station; Annie, Scotch Village; sons, Daniel (Linda), Scotch Village; John "Jack" (Louise), Nictaux Falls; half-sister, Lily MacPherson, Dykeland Lodge, Windsor; half-brother, James "Jimmy", Union Corner; daughter-in-law, Louise Harvey, Haliburton Place, Windsor. She was predeceased by her husband, William; son, Louis; half-sisters, Gladys Harvey and Bessie Sanderson; half-brother, Eddie in infancy. Arrangements have been entrusted to the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Summerville. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 7, 2000 in St. James Anglican Church, Brooklyn, Rev. Fred Rhynes officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Anglican Church Food Bank.

ISNER, Lillian Elizabeth "Betty" - Harrietsfield, passed away February 4, 2000 in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Fairview, she was a daughter of the late Lionel Williams and Mary Ann Ross. She had owned and operated Betty's General Store in Harrietsfield for many years and was a member of the Emmanuel Anglican Church. She is survived by her husband, Robert Isner; son, Daniel, at home; grandson, Michael. She was predeceased by her brother, Lionel; sisters, Helen Rockwell and Alice in infancy. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 8, 2000 in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home Chapel, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, Rev. Val Rhymes and Canon David Boston officiating. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

KENNEDY, Michael Patrick - 77, of 232 Dominion Street, Glace Bay, passed away February 4, 2000 in the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Birch Grove, he was a son of the late James and Catherine (MacGillivray) Kennedy. He was employed as a miner for 43 years with the Dominion Coal Company and later with the Cape Breton Development Corporation. He was a veteran, stationed in Halifax during the Second World War. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 40. He was a member of St. Anthony's Parish, Glace Bay. He was an avid woodworker. He is survived by his wife, the former Catherine McIntrye; sons, Patrick, Richard, Elliott, James, Glace Bay; daughters, Donna, New Waterford; Elaine, Sydney; Joan, Glace Bay; Kathy, Glace Bay; Maureen, New Waterford; Colleen, Nunavut; brothers, Paul, Thomas, Glace Bay; Gerald, Stellarton; sisters, Joveta, Ontario; Hilda, Maria, Glace Bay; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, William, Daniel, Ignatius. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 7, 2000 in V.J. MacGillvary's Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 8, 2000 in St. Anthony's Church, Rev. Jake Andrea officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

KUTSCHE (Skanks), Denise Alana - 33, of Greenwood and formerly of Three Mile Plains, Hants County, passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2000 at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton, after a lenghy illness beyond our control. Born on May 2, 1966, in Windsor, Hants County, Denise was a daughter of Reid J. and Alice L. (Kelley) Skanks, Three Mile Plains. She was formerly employed with Comstock International, in Ottawa, before joining the Canadian Armed Forces. She was a member of St. Thomas Anglican Church, and former Sunday School pupil and choir member. Denise is survived by her husband, Corporal Michael "Mike" Kutsche; sisters, Deborah (Christopher), Scarborough, Ont.; Gloria, Three Mile Plains; Marsha (Barrie), Ottawa; brother, Lyman (Wanda), Three Mile Plains; father- and mother-in-law, Albert and Margaret (Mussel) Kutsche, Logan Lake, B.C.; several nieces and nephews in Nova Scotia and Ontario. Visiting will be from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Tuesday, February 8, 2000, funeral service 2 p.m., both in St. Marks Chapel, Greenwood Air Force Base, Rev. Bruce Murray and Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Denise will then be transferred to Lindsay's WIndsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, with visiting from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 9, 2000 in St. Thomas Anglican Church, Three Mile Plains, Rev. Fred Rhymes and Rev. Bruce Murray officiating. Burial to follow in Ste. Croix Cemetery. A reception will follow in St. Thomas Anglican Church. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice.

LONGTIN, Denis Bernard - 72, of Dartmouth, formerly of Queenfield Park, Que., passed away January 27, 2000 in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in St. Lambert, Quebec, he was the son of the late Donat Longtin and Marielle (Lanctot) Longtin. Denis loved to discover the history and haunts of wherever he happened to be, and a visit meant that you would be taking the scenic tour as he shared that knowlege with you. In later years he was not often seen without his dog "Peanut." His unique personality and dry wit will long be remembered. He is survived by his wife, Rosalyn (Clements), Dartmouth; sons, Marc, Toronto, Ont.; Dan, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; daughter, Carol (Sherman), Yarmouth; sister, Lise, St. Sauver, Que.; brothers, Jean and Jacques, St. Lambert, Que.; and Claude, Boucherville, Que.; two granddaughters, Sheri (Sherman) MacIsaac, Lakeside and Aimee Sherman, Hebron, Yarmouth County. He was predeceased by sisters, Jovette LaBelle and Jacqueline Rochon, both of St. Lambert, Que. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Mattatall's Funeral Home, Dartmouth. An evening of remembrance with family and friends was held at the family home in Dartmouth. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

MacADAM, Archibald "Archie" - 83, Taigh Na Mara, formerly of 114 Intercolonial Street, Sydney, passed away February 5, 2000. Born in MacAdams Lake, Northside East Bay, he was a son of the late Duncan and Jane (Gillis) MacAdam. He was a member of Sacred Heart Parish, Sydney. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12, Sydney. He was employed for 30 years at the Sydney Radar base as a carpenter. After retirement he worked for a number of years at Holy Angel's Convent. He is survived by his daughter, Anne Marie MacVicar; son, Ronnie MacAdam; five grandchildren; sister, Isabel MacPherson; brothers, Johnnie, Angus Steve; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wifem Irene "Rene" (MacKinnon) MacAdam; sister, Mary Agnes; brothers, Ronald James, Jimmy, Danny. Visiting will be 3-5, 7-9 p.m. today, February 7, 2000 in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral service will be held 9 a.m Tuesday, February 8, 2000 in Sacred Heart Church, Sydney, Rev. Anthony O'Connor and Rev. Leonard MacKinnon officiating. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.

MacINTOSH, James W. - 94, Valley View Villa, Riverton, formerly of Priestville and New Glasgow, passed away February 3, 2000 in the villa. Born in Coalburn, Pictou County, he was a son of the late Alexander and Catherine (MacMillan) MacIntosh. He was a resident of Priestville and New Glasgow before being a resident in Valley View Villa for the past 30 years. He was a retired employee with Eastern Woodworkers Ltd., New Glasgow. He was an adherent of First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He is survived by his sisters, Dorothy Griffin, Stella MacIntosh, New Glasgow; brother, Robert, MacLellan's Brook; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, Violet, Janet; brother, George. Cremation has taken place. No visiting or funeral. Public graveside service will be held at a time to be announced in Brookside Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Memorial donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, or Valley View Villa, Riverton.

MacNEIL (MacKenzie), Brenda Marie - Wildwood Drive, Howie Centre, passed away February 3, 2000 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of Mary E. (MacNeil) MacKenzie and the late Gordon MacKenzie. She loved most of her life in NorthSide East Bay. She graduated from Riverview High School in 1977, and them from the College of Cape Breton in 1979, with Business Technology, majoring in accounting. She them began a career with Sobey's, working with them for 21 years, beginning as a cashier in the Sydney River Store and moving up the the position of front end manager at the Sydney Store on Prince Street, where she worked until forced to leave by her illness two years ago. She is survived by her husband, Francis; son, Daniel; daughters, Melissa, Katelyn; sisters, Elizabeth Gillis, Stellarton; Darlene, East Bay; Cathy Burt, Sydney; brothers, Murdoch, Halifax; Roddy, Coxheath; her mother-in-law; six sisters-in-law; five brothers-in-law; many nieces and nephews; one godchild. She was predeceased by her brother, Gordon Joseph in infancy; father-in-law, Dan R.; brother-in-law, Melvin; severa aunts and uncles. Arrangements have been entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 2 p.m. today, February 7, 2000 in St. Mary's Church, East Bay, Rev. Frank Abbass officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Cape Breton Regional Palliative Care or any charity.

MAILMAN, Florence - 99, of New Germany, passed away February 4, 2000 in the Rosedale Home for Special Care, Lunenburg County. Born in Maders Cove, Lunenburg County, she was a daughter of the late George Enos and Effie (Ramey) Hamm. She was a member of the Lutheran Church, Union Church, Hemford. She is survived by her niece, Carol Knickle, Lunenburg. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Mailman; sister, Ruby; brother, Bernard. Funeral service 11 a.m. today, February 7, 2000, in Langille's Funeral Home, New Germany, Rev. Ted Heinze officiating. Burial will be in Hemford Community Cemetery, Hemford. Memorial donations may be made made to the Rosedale Home for Special Care, New Germany.

McBAIN, Frances Wilhemina - 91, Willow Lodge Home for Special Care, Tatamagouche and formerly of The Falls, passed away February 3, 2000 in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche. Born in Earltown, she was a daughter of the late William and Effie (Hayman) Ferguson. She was a school teacher and a member of the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, the Falls; The Ladies Guild; a member of the Cedar Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, Wallace; and Atlantic Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, Tatamagouche. She was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge, Freedom Chapter, Tatamagouche and enjoyed knitting, quilting and gardening. She is survived by her daughters, Audrey Rees, Toronto; Dorothy (Mrs Don MacMillan), Wasaga Beach, Ont.; sons, Freeman and wife Corrine, The Falls; Ferguson and wife Huberta, Ajax, Ont.; brothers, Harold and wife Barbara, Earltown; Henry, Tatamagouche; sisters, Irene Ferguson, Truro; Catherine Carter, Amherst; Christine Townsend, Riverview, N.B.; Anne (Mrs Norman Harris), Sudbury, Ont.; Dorohty Murphy, Tatamagouche; stepson, Robert McBain and wife Pat, Lindsay, Ont.; many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, James Cook Langille; her second husband, Murray James McBain; daughter, Effie Tucker; brothers, Donald Ferguson and Alec Ferguson; sisters, Janet Thompson and Evelyn Thompson. Arrangements have been entrusted to Coulter's Funeral Home, Tatamagouche. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 7, 2000 in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, The Falls, Rev. Martyn Van Essen officiating. Spring interment will be in The Falls Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Willow Lodge Bus Fund or a charity of choice.

MORRISON, Eben Balcom - 89, Halifax, passed away February 5, 2000 at the QEII VG Site. Born and educated at Pictou, he was the son of Donald and Lydia (Balcom) Morrison. He worked in Pictou and Sydney with Thompson & Sutherlands before settling in Halifax in 1940. He was employed with Wm. Stairs Son and Morrow and N.S. Tractors & Equipment for 35 years until his retirment in 1976. He was an active elder in the Presbyterian Church for 35 years, five years at St. David's Presbyterian Church and 30 years at Calvin Presbyterian Church. He also served as envelope secretary at Calvin from 1972 until 1997, as well as being Presbyerian Record secretary from 1960 to 1992. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge St. John's #2 and a member of the Scottish Rite. He is survived by his daughter Phyllis. He was predeceased by his wife, Violet MacPherson Morrison; two full brothers, Gerald and Henry; three half brothers, John, Dyas and George as well as three half sisters, Hazel, Susan and Kathleen. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 8, 2000 at Calvin Presbyterian Church, Ashburn Ave., Halifax. Reception to follow. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Alzheimer's Society, Calvin Church or a charity of your choice. Interment will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Pictou at a later date.

STEVENS, Ruth - 94, passed away at Saint Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, on February 4, 2000. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of William and Clara (Hartlen) Pirie. She was a member of St. Margaret's of Scotland Parish; a member of several seniors organizations, such as Ward 5 Community Centre, George Dixon Centre, Northwood Centre and Northern Lights; a member with daughters of England Lodge (50 years). In her earlier years, she was the organist at St. John's Anglican Church, Fairview. She was predeceased by her husband, John (Jack) Stevens; son, Thomas; daughter, Lillian; great-grandson, Paul Robichaud; sisters, Jean Crawford and Grace Wilkie; brother, George. She is survived by her son, William, Timberlea; daughter, Jennie Lewin, Halifax. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, February 7, 2000, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, February 8, 2000 at Cruickshank's Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 9, 2000 at St. Margaret's of Scotland Church, 3751 Robie Street. Committal at Saint John's Cemetery, Fairview. A reception to follow at St. Margaret's of Scotland Church Hall, Rev. Canon David Boston officiating. Memorial donations may be made to St. Margaret's of Scotland Church, Saint Vincent's Guest House or Ward 5 Community Centre.

STOLAR, Henry John - 75, Dartmouth, passed away February 6, 2000 in the Veterans Memorial Building, Halifax. He was a veteran and served overseas during the Second World War. After he was employed with Standard Paving Ltd., retiring after 42 years. He is survived by a son, John (Jean) Stolar, Middle Sackville; a daughter, Mary (David) Roy, Dartmouth; sisters, Phlis Wusaty, Jean Tymchuk, Bernice Onishko, all of Winnipeg; brothers, Nick, Winnipeg and Bill, Vancouber; grandchildren, Crystal Kelly (Mike Smith), Steven Staples, Chelsie Stolar; a great-grandson, Steven Cody; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Margaret Elizabeth Langille; a sister, Kaye Bozolowitch and a brother, Peter Stolar. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, February 8, 2000 in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street. Final arrangements are incomplete. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

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