ANTHONY, Richard Charles - 62, Brady Drive, Bras d'Or passed away October 16, 2000, at home. Born in Cambridge, Mass., he was a son of the late Charles George and Dorothy Mae (Evans) Anthony. He was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Bras d'Or. He worked as a Captain in the House of Corrections in Middleton, Mass., retiring in 1995. He moved to Cape Breton in 1998. Surviving are his wife, Elaine (Williams); son, Charles Richard Jr., Marriotta Georgia; one granddaughter; sister, Barbara Bona, New Hampshire; brothers, David, Burlington, Mass; Robert, Maine. He was predeceased by aunt, Lavinia. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Friday in G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Church, Bras d'Or. Burial in the parish cemetery.
BAKER, Genevieve Louise "Honey" - 76, Brooklyn, Queens Co., passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2000, in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Mill Village, she was a daughter of the late Burton and Irene (Hiltz) Vaughan. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed many things, some of those special things included, camping, the outdoors, knitting, baking and cooking. She is survived by her husband, Chester; sons, Barry, at home; Larry and his wife Fran, Mill Village; grandson, Steven, Mill Village; sisters, Brenda Russell, Scituate, Mass.; Irene Martin, Nellie Norman, both of Liverpool; Dorothy Mossman, Bridgewater; brothers, Laurie, Wade, both of Toronto; James and Robert, both of Mill Village. She was predeceased by sisters, Jennie, Vera, Alice, Elizabeth; brothers, Hardy and Burton. Visitation today from 7-9 p.m. in Chandlers Funeral Home, Liverpool. Funeral service will be held Friday, October 20, at 10 a.m., Rev. Edward Powell officiating. Burial will be in the Mill Village Community Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the South Shore Regional Hospital.
CHABOT-BREMNER, Irene - 62, Sackville, formerly of Montreal, passed away October 16, 2000 at home. Born in Montreal, August 3, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Rolland and Salma Chabot. She was an active member of the Bluenose Tradition Ladies Barber Shop Chorus. Irene enjoyed gardening and her greatest strength was her ability to love everyone she met. Surviving are her husband, Bud Bremner; daughter, Christine (Barry) Enos, Delray Beach, Florida; sons, Richard (Hume) Enos, Mississauga, Ont.; John (Monida) Enos, Quebec; stepsons, Tony (Pam) Bremner, Dartmouth; Terry (Marion) Bremner, Herring Cove; Timmy Bremner, Dartmouth; 11 grandchldren; brother, Paul Chabot, Quebec; sister, Madelaine Chabot, Quebec. She was predeceased by her sister, Pauline Chabot. Funeral service will be held today, October 19, at 1 p.m. in St. Elizabeth Seton Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Palliative Care Program, QEII. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive.
CLAYTON, J. Doris - 82, of Halifax, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2000 at her home. Born October 11, 1918, in Black River, Kings County, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Ella (Long) Ells. In her early years, she lived in White Rock, Kings County. She was a graduate of King County Academy and also Mack Business College. She was the first secretary at Canadian Keyes Fibre, Hantsport and in later years, she was a secretary with the Travellers Insurance Co., Halifax. She was an active supporter and worker of the Hantsport Baptist Church, Hantsport and the Kings Daughters Group. She was a member of Edgewood United Church, Halifax, and active with C.G.I.T. and the Mayflower Ladies Group. She is survived by her brother, Alvin (Betty), Hantsport; sisters, Helen Davidson, Wolfville; Bernita (Donald) Davison, Hantsport; Erna (Bev) Sawler, Coldbrook; nieces and nephews, Wanda and Wenda; Dan and Tom, Kim and Steven, Dawn and Tim; devoted friend, Kathleen. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert C. Clayton. Her remains have been cremated. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2000, at the Edgewood United Church, corner of Connaught Ave. and Young St., Halifax, Rev. John Roberts and Rev. Carman W. Riggs are officiating, followed by interment at Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Donations in her memory may be made to Edgewood United Church, Canadian Cancer Society, Hope Cottage or the Food Bank.
CREELMAN, F. Jean - 90, Little Bass River, Colchester Co., passed away October 16, 2000, in Peck's Home For Seniors, Lornevale. Born in Neil's Harbour, she was a daughter of the late Rev. Charles W. and Florence (Canavan) Neish. She had been a resident of Bass River for 59 years. She was a graduate of Dalhousie University and she worked for the Dominion Bureau of Statistics in Ottawa. She was a registered nurse and worked with the Victorian Order of Nurses. She later taught school for several years and did volunteer work for charitable groups, especially the Canadian Red Cross and The Canadian Cancer Society. She served as church organist and treasurer at St. Luke's Anglican Church, Bass River for many years. Surviving are son, John and wife Betty, Little Bass River; sister, Ethel and husband Dr. Glendon McCormick, Karsdale, Annapolis Co.; grandchildren, Matthew, Kyoto, Japan; Mark, Lower Economy. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell; son, Kenneth in infancy; brothers, Arthur and David. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today in Riverside United Church, Bass River, Rev. Dr. Kate Crawford and Rev. Gordon Neish officiating. Burial in the Riverside United Church Cemetery, Bass River. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Riverside United Church, or to the West Colchester Community Health Centre, Bass River or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall Funeral Home, Great Village.
CROUSE, Doran Llewellyn - 97, Cherryfield, Annapolis County, passed away October 15, 2000, in Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown, Annapolis County. Born in Cherryfield, Annapolis Co., he was a son of the late Dean and Sarah (Zwicker) Crouse. He worked in the woods and as a mason, farmer, carpenter, butcher and blacksmith. He invented a number of items to assist him in his work. He had a wonderful sense of humor and showed it when he acted as a performer on many occasions for variety shows and functions for his community and charities alike. He sang and played accordion and mouth organ. He was also a hunter and fisherman and often acted as a guide. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, North River, a past member of Independent Order of Odd Fellows and a past member of New Horizons Seniors Club, New Germany. Surviving are his son, Carrol, Cherryfield; daughter, Julia Wright, Coldbrook, Kins Co.; three grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Sadie Agnes Sarty; sisters, Edna, Lois, Sadie; twin sister, Dorothy Crouse; brother, Ernest; half-brothers, Twining and Audrey Crouse. Funeral will be held 10:30 a.m. today in Langille's Funeral Home, New Germany, Lunenburg Co., Rev. Don McFadden LT officiating, assisted by Rev. Wayne Mitten. Burial in East Dalhousie Baptist Cemetery, East Dalhousie. Donations to Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown, Annapolis Co.
DEBISON, Clarence Edwin - of 65 Lower McLean St., Glace Bay, passed away October 16, 2000, in the Glace Bay Health Care Complex, South St. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Henry Hibbert and Fanny Elizabeth (Davis) Debison. He was employed for many years with the Devco Machine Shop as a blacksmith. He was also employed with Devco Security for a short period of time. He was a member of the Mechanics Local. Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Marie (Gracie) Debison; sons, Clarence, Truro; Wayne, Glace Bay; two grandchildren; one great-grandson. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Holy Cross Church, Rev. John Graham officiating. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney-Glace Bay Highway. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Palliative Care.
GUITARD, Kenneth Wayne - 53, Amherst, passed away October 16, 2000, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in East Amherst, Cumberland Co., he was a son of the late Leonard and Evelyn (Stiles) Guitard. He worked for many years as a carpet/flooring installer for various places. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 10, Amherst. He was an honorary member of the Amherst Fire Department after having served for 20 years. Surviving are his wife, the former Shari MacDonald; son, Kenneth Guitard, Terrace, B.C.; brother, Walter Guitard, Amherst; sisters, Sharon Chapman, Bridgewater; Charlotte Hogan, Elmsdale. Funeral will be held today at 11:00 a.m. in Campbell's Chapel, Rev. Allan Griffin and Deacon Howard Gotell officiating. The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 10, Amherst will hold their service in conjunction with the funeral service. Burial in St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery, Amherst. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
HANN, Marjorie T. - 82, of Halifax, passed away October 18, 2000 at the QEII Health Science Centre. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Harold A. and Anne (Hiltz) Garrison. She is survived by her husband, Reginald G; son, Reginald G, Halifax; sister, Bette Gerhardt, N.B.; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Doris Thomas; brothers, Harold and Lloyd. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 3460 Dutch Village Road, Halifax. Funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. in St. James Anglican Church, 2665 Dutch Village Road, Halifax, Archdeacon Rod Gillis officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or VON.
HENNIGAR, Barbara Margaret (Armstrong) - 74, of Shoreham Village Home for Special Care, Chester and formerly of Chester Basin passed away October 17, 2000 in the Home. Born in Windsor, she was the only child of the late Fred and Phyllis (Harvey) Armstrong. She was educated in Chester schools. She was a loving and devoted wife to her husband Linton for over fifty years. Her genuine love and kindness will be forever remembered by her children, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by her sons, Craig and wife, Betty and Todd and wife, Susan; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Linton. No visitation or flowers by request. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date in the new Anglican Cemetery, Chester Basin with Rev. Sean Taylor officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the IWK-Grace Health Centre Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Home, Chester.
HENSHAW, Ethan David - Infant son of Blair and Ruth (Wallace) Henhaw, Kingston, passed away October 14, 2000, in the IWK Grace Health Centre, Halifax. Surviving are maternal grandparents, Rev Tom and Judy Wallace, New Brunswick; paternal grandparents, Ron and Lana Henshaw, Port Royal; aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his brother, Nathan Blair in infancy. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in Stoney Beach Cemetery, Granville Beach, Rev. Bruce Kaiser officiating. Donations to the IWK Grace Health Centre. Arrangements are under the direction of Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Bridgetown.
HOWE, Ruby Alice - 79, Halifax, passed away October 14, 2000 suddenly at home. Born October 31, 1920 in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late George Dyer Hamlin and Rachel Hiscock. She was an active member of St. Mark's Anglican Church, Halifax and also a member of the choir. She was predeceased by her husband Gilbert and son, Michael as well as brothers, George, William, Arthur and Earl. She is survived by her son, Bishop-Elect Bruce Howe and his wife, Jane of London, Ont.; also four grandchildren, Amanda, Sarah, Mary Theresa and Sandra; four great grandchildren, Donna, Anthony, Elizabeth, and Julia; brother, Reginald and her sister and friend, Edith Hamlin. Cremation has taken place and Memorial Eucharist will be held today at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Anglicn Church, Halifax with Canon Sue Moxley officiating. Interment to follow in Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mark's Anglican Church Building Fund, 5522 Russell St., Halifax, B3K 1X2.
HUTCHINGS, Shirley Mae - 53, of Dartmouth, formerly of Spaniards Bay, Newfoundland, passed away October 17, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Belle Island, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late George and Blanche Janes. She was a former employee of Argosy Seafoods, Newfoundland for 21 years. She loved the outdoors and walking with her friends. Survived by husband, Roland; daughter, Wanda (Greg Fillier); son, Glen and wife Karen, all of Dartmouth; sisters, Sadie of Makinsons, Newfoundland; and Mary of Spaniards Bay, Newfoundland; brothers, Pat and June both of Cambridge, Ontario; five grandchildren, Nikki, Chris, Jen, Dillon, Ashley. Predeceased by two brothers, John and Eddie. Funeral will be held at a later date in Newfoundland. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth.
KENT, Doris Mary Katherine - 83, of Halifax, formerly of Hubbards and Queensland passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 15, 2000 at the QEII, Halifax Infirmary Site. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (DeWolfe) Morash. Doris had an extensive career as a teacher, holding a variety of positions in Halifax and the surrounding areas. In addition she was a homemaker, a devoted mother and grandmother to her family. Survived by daughters, Carol (Jim) Fryday, Black Point; Susan (Edward) Norman, Vancouver; Elizabeth (Duncan) Gray, Head of St. Margaret's Bay; sons, Phillip (Nancy), Annapolis Royal; Timothy (Lynn), Westchester Station; Paddy, Waterville; 10 granddaughter and 5 grandsons; 3 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Burton Kent; brother, John Morash and sister, Florence Morash; a daughter in law, Janet Kent. Funeral today at 11 a.m. from St. Luke's Anglican Church, Hubbards. Rev. Mark Pretty officiating. Burial in the Pine Hill Cemetery, Hubbards. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Apple Tree Foundation, P.O. 128, Waterville, NS, D0P 1Z0.
MacLEAN, Joseph - 80, of New Waterford, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2000 at home. Born in River Denys, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late Sam A. and Jessie (MacCormick) MacLean. Surviving are daughter, Murial Ann Sabourin, New Waterford; sons, Roddie (Beverly) Sabourin, New Victoria; Jackie MacLean, Ottawa; 1 brother, John Angus, Port Hawkesbury; six grandchildren, Joanna, Christina, Candace, Kelsie, Katelynn, William. Joseph was predeceased by his first wife, Bernice (Weatherbee) MacLean; common law wife, Rita Doreen Sabourin; sisters, Sarah Mary (Sadie), Lizie, Flora Catherine; brothers, Hughie, Archie, Norman Dan, John Donald, Roddie. Funeral mass will be held today, October 19, at 11 a.m. in Saint Dionysius Church, River Denys with Rev. Allan MacPhee officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
McKNIGHT, Evelyn - 73, Halifax, passed away October 17, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Allen and Margaret (McNeil) MacCormick. She was an Elementary Teacher for many years, teaching in Sydney, East Bay, Halifax and Halifax County. She received her BA in 1972 at St. Mary's University, Halifax. She was an active member of the CWL as well as in many other church related activities. Surviving are her husband, Nelson, Halifax; step-daughters, Suzanne Forgeron, Barbara Barber, Bramalea, Ont.; Marita Anstey, Bedford; step-sons, Fred McKnight, Vancouver, B.C.; Barry McKnight, Halifax; Roger McKnight, London, Ont.; sisters, Mary, Sydney; Anna, Halifax; Winnie, Sydney; brothers, Leo and Wilfred, Sydney; 14 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brothers, Jimmy, Austin, John. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Cruikshank's Funeral Home. Funeral 10 a.m. Friday, in Our Lady Of Perpetual Help, Monsignor William Wamboldt officiating. Family flowers only. Donations to Lung Association of Canada or any charity.
PAGE, Walter Reginald - 80, Hillcrest Manor, Truro, formerly of Greenfield, Hants Co., passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2000, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born March 28, 1920, in Centre Rawdon, Hants Co., he was a son of the late Harry and Viola (MacDonald) Page. He worked in construction most of his life. Surviving are daughters, Odessa (Mrs. Greg Gallagher), Oshawa, Ont. and Barbara. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Gwen Caldwell; a son in infancy; brothers, Donald, Murray and Laurie; sister, Doris Neville. No visitation. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, October 20, in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Centre Rawdon, Hants Co., Rev. Robert Brush officiating. Burial in St. Paul's Anglican Church Cemetery, Centre Rawdon, Hants Co. Donations may be made to any charity. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Lohnes~ Beazley Funeral Service Ltd., P.O. Box 981, 419 Albert St., Windsor, NS, B0N 2T0.
SAMPSON, Eloise Catherine - 73, of Halifax, passed away October 17, 2000 in Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, V.G. Site. Born in Torrance California, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Minnie (Jackson) Walker. She was a retired employee of Sears Canada. Surviving are daughters, Diane Walker, Halifax; Sharon (David) Tipping, Goose Bay, Labrador; Beverley (John) Langille, Halifax; Judy (Ron) Dockrill, Edmonton and Charleen Sampson, Dartmouth; grandchildren, John, Barrie, Dean, Dennis, Shelley, Phillip, Paddy, Leslie, Ron, Derek and by six great grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Charles; brothers, Clifford, Weldon, Don, Fred; sisters, Margaret and Helen Walker. Cremation has taken place, memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, in St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Lung Association.
STEIGER, Barbara - 58, of Brampton, Ont., passed away suddenly at St. Joseph's Hospital, Brampton, Ont., on September 24, 2000. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Murdock and Carmella MacIsaac. She was a member of St. Leonard's Parish, Brampton, Ont. Surviving are daughters, Cathy Burke, New Waterford; Shonna (Richard) Bailey, Grand Prairie, Alberta; son, Raymond, Napeon, Ont.; four sisters, Trudy, Boston; Arlene, Winnipeg; Sharon and Gen, both of Ontario; a brother, Raymond, BC; and five grandchildren, Melissa, Devon and Chad Burke, Garreth, Megan Bailey. Visitation and funeral were both held in Brampton under the direction of Ward Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. in Mount Carmel Parish today, October 19, with Fr. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford.
THOMAS, Ida Louise - 83, Digby, passed away October 16, 2000. Born in Digby, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Bertie (Cossett) Roope. Surviving are daughter, Patricia Simpson, Dartmouth; son, Ronald, Digby; brother, Clyde Roope, Joggin Bridge, Digby Co.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Earle Thomas; daughter, Beverley; son, Robert; brother, William "Bill" Roope; sister, Freda Trimper. No visitation. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby, Pastor Archie Leach officiating. Burial in the Woodman Cemetery, Joggin Bridge, Digby Co. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
TOWNSEND, Georgina Vivian - 76, East Green Harbour, Shelburne Co., passed away October 17, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Deer Island, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late William and Elsie (Butler) Deare. She was a member of the Lockeport United Baptist Church, where she was also a choir member. Surviving are her husband, Cecil "Bub"; son, David Townsend, Jordan Falls; stepson, Arnold and wife Betty Lou-Townsend, Churchover; brother, Curtis and wife Shirley Deare, Lockeport; sisters, Lillian (Mrs. Alton Swim) and Frances Harding, both of Prince Rupert, B.C. She was predeceased by brother, Robert; sister, Ida Carter. No visitation by request. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday in the First Ragged Island United Baptist Church, Rev. Phil Scott officiating. Burial will be in the Farrington Cemetery, East Green Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or the Lockeport United Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Lockeport.
WESSELL, George "Vernon" - age 78, of Hopewell , passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on October 14, 2000 in Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Hospital, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Born on October 23, 1921 in Halifax, he was the son of the late Daniel (Bob) and Rita (Hartlen) Wessell. He retired from the Department of Social Services, Digby in 1985. Prior to that he worked for the CNR for 25 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Springhill and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Hopewell. He served in the Canadian Army overseas in the World War II. Vernon was an avid golfer. He is survived by his wife Nora (Barkhouse), Hopewell; son, Danny, Westville; daughter, Heather and son-in-law, Wayne Gladwin, Dartmouth; granddaughter, Angella Gladwin, Dartmouth; sisters Bee Mason, Halifax; Joyce Lushington, Calgary; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his infant grandson, Andrew Gladwin. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service to be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 21, 2000 in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, East River Road, New Glasgow, Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. Reception to follow service. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Veterans Memorial Hospital, the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.
WILSON, Helen Veronica (nee Logan) - 80, of Halifax, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 18, 2000. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Emery and Margaret (MacDonald) Logan. She was a lifelong resident of Halifax and a strong family oriented person. She is survived by three sons, Richard, Daniel and Christopher; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren; sisters, Marion Budgell and Jean Perrier; brothers, Everett (Tom), Roy, Neil and Gerald. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert "Dick" Wilson; sisters, Renie and Betty Lou; brother, Donald. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2000 in St. Catherine of Siena Church, Bayers Road, Halifax, with Rev. Fr. Thomas White officiating. Interment at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of the Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax.