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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 15
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Date: Tuesday, 18 March 2008, at 12:49 p.m.
BOUDREAU, Leo C. - 641 Acadia Street, New Waterford, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2000 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, NS. Born in Cheticamp on January 6, 1910, he was the son of the late Charles G. and Marie Boudreau. Mr. Boudrea is survived by his wife of 67 years, Cecile (Chiasson) Boudreau; daughter, Mary Julia (Louis Joseph LeFort); sons, Albert (Kay Ellsworth), Ernest (Carolyn Poirer) Boudreau; Wilfred (Velma Cathcart) Boudreau; 12 grandchildren, Denise, Claude, Gerard, Paul, Paulette, Andre, Mary Beth, Cecile, Rachelle, Blair, Mary Claire, and Monique; nine great grandchildren. Leo was the last surviving member in his immediate family. He was predeceased by an infant daughter, Mary Catherine; sisters, Louise Bourgeois and Josephine LeFort; brothers, Lazare, Gabriel, Sandy, and Amadee Boudreau. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Homes, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. The K.O.C. members are asked to attend at 7:30 p.m. Funeral mass will take place Saturday 2 p.m. November 18, 2000, in Mount Carmel Church with Father Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
BUCHANAN, Olivia Loretta - passed away at her home in Halifax, on Thursday, November 16, 2000. Our loving mother, grandmother, and sister will be sadly missed. She was always ready with a loving and helping hand to everyone. She was the daughter of the late Hanna (Enslow) and Jack Malloy. She is survived by her daughters, Eunice (Mrs. Douglas Ernst), Blockhouse; Annie (Mrs. Dale Butler), Cocagne, NB; Donna (Mrs. Michael Fraser), Enfield; son, Terry (Colleen), Guelph, Ontario; grandchildren, Michael, Sheila, Michael, Jennifer, Dale, and Riley; sisters, Mrs. Jean Watson, Dartmouth; Mrs. Jackie Allan, Dartmouth; Mrs. Mary Cotter, East Green Harbour; Mrs. Ivy Christie, Baccaro; brothers, Gary, East Green Harbour; Maynard, Voglers Cove; Gordie, East Green Harbour. She was predeceased by her husband, Leslie. A graveside committal service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 18, 2000 at the Harbour Light Penticostal Cemetery, East Green Harbour, Shelburne County, with Capt. Bob and Capt. Aggie MacDonald officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. Family flowers only, donations in her memory, may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
CARTER, Murdock Henry - 80, Sampsonville, passed away November 15, 2000, in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Sampsonville, he was the son of the late William Joseph and Bertha Anne (Sampson) Carter. He was a veteran of the Second World War and was a life-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 47. He is survived by his wife, the former Joyce Pitts and sons, Gordon and wife Carol, Frank and wife Carol, Wilfred and wife Daphne; grandchildren, Michelle, Joanne, Nadine, Vickie, Adam, Cory, Jonathan, Frank and Christian; great-grandchildren, Kayala, Blake, Tori, Taylor and Daniel. Cremation has taken place. No visitation. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, November 17, in St. Peter's Catholic Church, Rev. Duncan MacIsaac officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peter's.
CHAPMAN, Elsie M. - 73, Dartmouth, passed away November 14, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. She was born in Halifax, and was the daughter of the late Charles and Elsie M. (Botts) Baldock. She worked 19 years with Major Foods. She enjoyed baseball, and cheered on the Toronto Blue Jays. She enjoyed knitting and bingo, and watching golf, especially her "Golden Bear' Jack Nicklaus. She is survived by her loving husband, Cyril; and her devoted children, daughters, Glenda Haddal (Ken Newcombe) of Falmouth; Christene (Tommy) Murphy, Lawrencetown; Sylvia (Tony) Bezanson, West Chezzetcook; Karen (Barry) Pountney, Windsor; sons, Cyril Jr. (Betty Ann), Lake Echo; Blake (Rochelle Heighton), Pictou Co. She is also survived by her siblings, brothers, Thomas, Ernest (Evelyn), all of Ontario; sister, Kathleen (Robert) Pyke, Dartmouth. She will be sadly missed by her 13 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, Richard J. Chapman; brothers, Fred, Charles; sisters, Mary, Olive; son-in-law, Birger P. Haddel. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reverend Patrica Malin officiating. Reception to follow in the family home. Donations may be made in her name to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
COOPER (Mason), Jean Ruth - 83, Tangier, passed away peacefully with her family beside her on November 15, 2000, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour. Born in Tangier, April 14, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Lorne Judson and Mary Lavenia (Hawes) Mason. She was a member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Tangier and loved playing cards in the surrounding community. She is survived by daughters, Rose Publicover, Quoddy, Glenda (Doug) Stein, Sheet Harbour; sons, Graham (Julie); Parker (Theresa), both of Tangier; Dale (Margie), Lower Sackville; sisters, Etta Harhen, Boston, Mass.; Vera Shaffner (Clifford), Florida; grandchildren, John, Vincent, April-Ann, Juanita, Janice, Lorne, Dale Francis, Graham Jr., Rueben, Cheryl, Wanda, Brenton, Allan, Brenda; great-grandchildren, Scott, Michelle, Jacob, Tanner, Randi Lee, Waylon, Riley, Taylor, Christian, Samantha, Aurora, Kyle, Cory, Chelsea, Cory, Travis, Taylor, Drew, Jacob, Brittany, Kendra, Christopher, Nicole, Ashley. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert "Bert" Cooper; sister, Rita Horgan; brothers, Meighen, Rueben, Harris and Murray. Funeral at 2 p.m. today in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Tangier, Rev. Tom Kerr officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made and greatly appreciated to Holy Trinity Anglican Church or Tangier Fire Hall.
FIELDING, John Douglas - 79, Truro, passed away November 15, 2000, in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Truro, he was the son of the late John and Ruby (Grue) Fielding. John worked for many years with the Truro Water Department. He was predeceased by his wife of 32 years, Mary (Best) Fielding, Truro. Surviving are step-daughters, Vena (Mrs. Percy MacCallum), Valley, Colchester Co.; Anne (Mrs. Gordon Henderson), Bible Hill; Marie (Mrs. John Irving), Kemptown; Sylvia (Mrs. Alex Stewart), Earltown; Gail (Mrs. Wayne Snair), Onslow; step-sons, Gordon Best and Valerie, Churchville, Pictou Co.; Gary Best and fiancee Carleen, Truro; sisters, Lillian Gelling, Hamilton, Ont.; Eileen Richards, Truro; Audrey Russell, New Glasgow; 21 step-grandchildren; 28 step-great-grandchildren; five step-great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Alfred Sr., Charles; sisters, Elsie Smith, Elizabeth MacKenzie and Hazel Munt. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, both in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. Bobby Fillier officiating. Burial in Terrace Hill Cemetery, Truro. Donations to the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia and Canadian Cancer Society.
HAMILTON, Anna - 77, 65 Stanley St., North Sydney, formerly of New Campbellton, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Bessie (MacKay) Meisner. Anna was a graduate of the Provincial Normal College in 1943, she retired to Cape Breton in 1974 after having spent many years as a school teacher in the Montreal area. She was an active member of Burchell United Church, New Campbellton, the New Campbellton U.C.W. and the Alderwood Guest Home Women's Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband, Chalmers Hamilton, North Sydney; daughter, Flora Ann (Dr. Luc Tremblay), Montreal West, Que.; sons, Gordon, Ottawa, Ont.; Donald (Patty), Howie Center; Dean (Beverly), Ottawa; grandchildren, Philippe and Anne Gabrielle; sister, Georgene (Mrs. Art MacPhee), North Sydney. A private family visitation will be held in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service 1 p.m. today, in St. John's United Church, Big Bras d'Or, Rev. Louis Ihasz and Rev. Donald MacGuire officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Interment to take place in New Campbellton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Burchell United Church, New Campbellton.
HUMPHREY, Roy George - 70, of Oyster Pond, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in England, he was a son of the late Herbert and Lillian Humphrey. He was a member of St. John's Church and the British Isles Club. Survived by wife, Eileen; sons, Robert (Margo), Raymond (Keri); grandsons, Michael, Jeffrey, Richard, Nicholas, Stephen; granddaughters, Sabrina, Alyson, Rachel; and brother, Kenneth and sister, Sylvia. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 20, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Church, Oyster Pond, Rev. Carson Baxter officiating, assisted by Rev. Jennifer Power. Family flowers only, donations to St. John's Church, Oyster Pond would be appreciated.
KIDNEY, William M. (Bill) - of Halifax, passed away on November 14, 2000, at home. Born and raised in Halifax, he was the son of the late Patrick and Louise (Comeau) Kidney. He worked as a longshoreman all his life both in Halifax and Detroit and served as President of the Halifax Longshoreman's Association, Local 269. He loved horses and had been active in harness racing over his lifetime. He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years Pam (Brison), sons Michael (Bev), Halifax; Kevin (Anne-Marie), Ottawa; Bill, Halifax; brothers Harold, Mt. Uniacke, Partick, Bedford and seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by first wife Betty and grandson Neil. Memorial service will be held today, November 17 at 10 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, Fairview, with Father Duncan MacMaster presiding. The family requests that the visitation and service be scent free. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Program of the QE II Health Sciences Centre. Sincere and heartfelt thanks go to Monica Flynn and Louise Pothier for their guidance and support.
KINNEY, Gloria Phoebe - 72, Lochaber, Antigonish Co., passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2000, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital. Born in Boston, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Walter and Marion (Dezzain) Reynolds. She was a homemaker all her adult life. She is survived by her husband, Clayton; daughters, Gail (Jack) Warner, Port Hawkesbury; Dawn Ann (Peter) Stuart, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Jim (Joy) Halfpenny, Jody (Danena) Halfpenny, Tom Warner, Brad Stuart; Sandra Stuart; a great-grandchild, Brett Halfpenny; sister, Ruth Morse, Shelburne, Ont. She was predeceased by sister, Kathleen Morse; niece, Colleen Lyonaisse. Visitation today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in C. L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish, from where funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m., Rev. Katherine Bourbonniere officiating. Burial to follow in North Lochaber Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Antigonish Branch of the Canadian Cancer Society.
LESLIE, Anne Stevens - 57, of Dartmouth, passed away November 16, 2000 in the QEII, VG Site. Born in Toronto, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Dorothy (Stevens) O'Higgins. A well known physiotherapist, obtaining her diploma from U of T and a BSc from Dalhousie. She was a former employee of Dartmouth General Hospital, Arthritis Society of Nova Scotia, AMAS group of Dalhousie Kuwait Project. She was currently employed with the physio department at Goose Bay Hospital. Surviving are husband, Christopher; daughter, Maureen Leslie; sons, Danny Brassard, Chad Brassard, Steven Leslie, Sean Leslie; brothers, Eric and Harvey; grandchildren, Ryan and Julia Leslie. Visiting today 7-9 p.m. in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Portland Street. Funeral service Saturday 10 a.m. in St. Andrews Anglican Church, Locks Road, Dartmouth. Arch Deacon Paul Smith officiating. Cremation to follow and private family burial in Mount Hermon Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only, donations to the Breast Cancer Society.
MacMILLAN, Waldo Edmund - 67, King Street, New Waterford, passed away Monday, November 13, 2000 at home. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of Agnes Marie MacMillan, New Waterford, and the late Waldo MacMillan. Waldo was a member of Calvin United Church. For several years, he worked in Ontario as a labourer in the auto industry. Besides his mother, he is survived by 2 daughters, Agnes (Joe) Spencer and Lisa (Jim) McCourt, both of Ontario; 2 brothers, Charles (Irene) and Robert (Jean), both of New Waterford; a sister, Pearl (Ed) Oulette, Pennsylvania; 7 grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sons, Robert and Charles. Visitation was held Thursday evening 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford with the Reverend Duncan Roach officiating, burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
MARTIN, Barry Donald - 40, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 14, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. He was the CEO and president of his company Caduceus Health Care Ltd., and was receiving world-wide recognition for his "Cadhealth" system which he invented. He won entrepreneur of the year in 1999, named one of Atlantic Canada's top 50 CEO's, received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Entrepreneur's Forum, was nominated for New Business of the year by the Chamber of Commerce and was also involved in numerous other business ventures. He was highly involved in hockey since his youth. He was a former vice-president of the Halifax Minor Hockey Association, Head Coach of the Sackville Blazers Midget Triple A. Team and the Halifax Midgets. He was a loving partner to Tami Boutilier and her son, Cory. He was a wonderful person to his mother, Helen (Gabriel) Martin and brother to Darlene, Peter (Tammy), Shelley (Donny) and Tracey (Shawn). He is survived by nieces, Taylor, Courtney, Lauren and Jaime; extended family and many friends. He was predeceased by his father, Donald Martin and both his maternal and paternal grandparents. His love for life could only be exceeded by his smile. He will be missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him. He loved his dogs, Molly and Jake. Service will be held today, November 17, at 9 a.m. in St. Theresa's Church, North Street, Halifax. Cremation to follow. Burial will be held on Saturday, November 18, at 10:30 a.m. in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Sackville. Donations to the Canadian Liver Foundation, Halifax Chapter.
MITCHELL (Gunn), Vivian Isobel - 90, Tain St., Sydney, passed away November 14, 2000, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Alexander D. and Jane MacLellan (Spencer) Gunn. Surviving are her daughter, Louise MacDonald; one grandson; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Nigel A. Mitchell; sisters, Jane Nelson, Florence Warren, Francis Dunn; brothers, W.A.D. Gunn, A.O. Gunn, Reggie in infancy. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. Memorial service 2 p.m. today, in Bethel Presbyterian Church, Rev. Bob Lyle officiating. Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens at a later date. Donations to Camp MacLeod (Presbyterian Church Camp), Mira Pines (United Church Camp) or any charity.
MOORE, John "Dodd" - 79 - of 212 Brookland Street, Glace Bay passed away on November 14, 2000, at the Glace Bay General Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late James and Susan (Bowden) Moore. John was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was a member of Saint Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay. He was a vetran of the Second World War and a member of the 87th Medium Battery R.C.A. Up until his retirement, he worked at Devco Sterling Yard. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former Bertha "Bertie" Edmond, sons James (Janis), Bridgewater; Brian (Jane), Glace Bay; a daughter Joan (Henry) Poirier, Glace Bay; four grandsons, Harrison Poirier, Robert Moore, Jonathan Moore; one grandaughter, Janet Leigh Poirer and one great-grandaughter Brittany. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by one brother Thomas and grandaughter Alicia. Funeral will be today at 2 p.m. in Saint Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay, with Canon Fev Arnold officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
MOORE, Mark Wayne - 27, Fort St. John, British Columbia, formerly of Dominion, passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 9, 2000 with his brother, Michael, as a result of a boating accident. He was the son of John (Jack) and Rita (Bach) Moore of 138 Birch Street, Dominion. Mark graduated from Riverview Rural High in 1993. During Mark's school years, he resided in Westmount. He was employed with Haliburton Energy Services for the last 5 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who had a passion for fishing, hunting and also enjoyed bodybuilding, motor vehicles and travelling. Mark expressed a great deal of love for his family and was adored by his nieces and nephews. He is survived by 2 brothers, Kelly, Dominion; Perry (Murdeena), Glace Bay; 2 nephews, Johnathon and Joshua and 3 nieces, Mary Ann, godchild, Maggie and Jennifer. He is also survived by a number of aunts, uncles and cousins. He will be deeply missed by a special uncle, Walter Bach and Mark's special friend, Margie MacIssac. He was predeceased by his brother, Michael; his maternal grandparents, Gustav and Margaret Bach and paternal grandparents, Ralph and Jannie Moore. Because of Mark's vibrant personality, he will not be forgotten by all his family and friends from coast to coast. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today. Cremation will follow. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Chalmers United Church in Dominion, Nova Scotia, Rev. Ralph Johnston and Bishop Norman MacDonald. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Diabetes Society.
MOORE, Corporal Michael Anthony - 29, of Kingston, Ontario, formerly of Dominion, NS, passed away suddenly on November 9, 2000 with his brother, Mark, as a result of a boating accident. He was the son of John (Jack) and Rita (Bach) Moore of 138 Birch Street, Dominion. Michael graduated from Riverview Rural High School in 1989. During his school years, he resided in Westmount. He was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces since his graduation form high school. He had two overseas tours, one to the Middle east and most recently Bosnia. Michael had an extremely outgoing, fun and loving personality. He totally enjoyed life experiences to the fullest. Like his brothers, he was an avid outdoors man. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and bodybuilding. Michael was especially fond of the times he spent wiht his brothers. Michael is survived by brothers, Kelly, Dominion; Perry (Murdeena), Glace Bay; nephews (godchildren), Johnathon and Joshua and 3 nieces, MaryAnn, Maggie and Jennifer; aunts, uncles and cousins. He will be deeply missed by a special uncle, Walter Bach. He left behind a large number of best friends and buddies. He was predeceased by his brother Mark; maternal grandparents, Gustav and Margaret Bach and paternal grandparents, Ralph and Jannie Moore. Visitation for the late Mr. Moore will be held today, 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A memorial service will be held Sunday 2 p.m. at Chalmer's United Church, Dominion with Rev. Ralph Johnston and Bishop Norman MacDonald officiating. Cremation to follow. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Diabetes Society.
NICHOLSON, Amanda Elizabeth - 19, Prospect, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2000 at the IWK Grace Hospital, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Kenneth F. and Doreen E. (Johnston) Nicholson of Prospect. She was a student of Sir John A. MacDonald High School and had numerous special friends, especially Brian Peddle her bus driver and her special care giver Lin Mitchell. She is survived by her brother, Kenneth Patrick, at home; half brothers, Mark Blunden of Oshawa; Richard Blunden of Sackville and Timothy Blunden of Fairview; maternal grandmother, Elsie Johnston, Halifax; 2 nieces, 2 nephews and 1 great nephew; numerous aunts and uncles. She was predeceased by her maternal grandfather, Wilfred Johnston; paternal grandparents, Margaret and George Nicholson; numerous aunts and uncles. Funeral service 11 a.m. today in St. Timothy Anglican Church, Hatchet Lake, Reverend Glenn Eason officiating. Interment in St. John's Cemetery, Halifax.
NORMAN, Dennis Howard - 48, of Halifax, passed away November 14, 2000 in Halifax. Born in Halifax, he served in the Canadian Coast Guard for a number of years and at the time of his death, was employed as a property manager for Canuch Property Management. He is survived by his father and step mother, Howard and Bena Norman, Ajax, Ontario; sister, Nancy and husband, Peter Ryan, Halifax; niece, Lisa and nephew, Christopher. Dennis was predeceased by his mother, Muriel. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors 7-9 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, where memorial service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
ONGO, Frederick Thomas "Fred" - 63, Regent St., North Sydney, passed away November 14, 2000, at home. Born in North Sydney, he was a son of the late Bernard and Eva (Strickland) Ongo. He was employed with Marine Atlantic as a Chief Steward on the M.V. Caribou until his retirement in 1994 after 40 years of service. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, member of Knights of Columbus 5109, Marine Atlantic Pensioners Association, a volunteer with Northside Hospital Foundation, former member of Kiwanis Club and Meals on Wheels. He loved fishing and was an avid outdoorsman. Surviving are his wife, Margaret (Francis); daughters, Sandralee, Sydney Mines; Darlene Grant, Point Edward; sons, Philip, Centreville; Keith, Sydney Mines; four grandchildren; sisters, Eleanor Chamberlain, Sackville; Yvonne Moffatt, Halifax; Marlene Anderson, Boston; Louise Sullivan, Dartmouth; Carol Anne Russo, King City, Ont.; brothers, Frank, Donnie, John, North Sydney; Lloyd, Montreal; Leo, Sydney; David, Vancouver, B.C.; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Louise in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday, in St. Joseph Church, North Sydney, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
PROUT, Randall Battell "Randy" - 76, Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., passed away at home November 8, 2000. He was the son of the late James and Faye (Randall) Prout. He enlisted in the RCAF in 1942 and served in Canada and the U.K. and discharged in 1946 with Honorable Mention. He was a member of the British Legion, remaining in the U.K. and working for British Rail, later Taxi Proprietor and Driving Examiner. He was a member of the Elite Racing Club (York). Upon retirement in 1983 he moved to Kemptville and has been an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Carleton Branch 167 worked at the Tin Mine and was caretaker of the Kemptville Cemetery. He will be sadly missed by his daughter, Sheila, Scarborough, England; grandson, Simon and wife Joanne, Petawawa; granddaughters, Nicola and Sarah, Scarborough, England; sister-in-law, Dorothy Harris and family, Lincs, England; also Ray, Thomas and Jimmy, United Kingdom; brothers, John, Huntsville, Ont.; Clifton, Kinmount, Ont.; sisters, Janet Joyce, Toronto; Florence Herrington, Yarmouth. He was predeceased by wives, Vicky (Victorinne Wheeler) and Betty (Lillian Chown); six sister and three brothers. A legion service, followed by a memorial service will be held today, November 17 at 7 p.m., in United Baptist Church, Kemptville, Rev. Warren Fitzgerald officiating. Cremation has taken place. No flowers by request, donations may be made to Legion Branch 167, Carleton, Kemptville Cemetery or any charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Yarmouth.
SCHOFIELD, Laurie Aubrey - 78, 16 Willow St., Hantsport, Hants Co., NS, passed away November 15, 2000 at home in Hantsport, NS. Born May 1, 1923 in Gaspereau, Kings Co., NS, he was the son of the late Otis M. and Gertrude F. (Davison) Schofield. He was employed from 1945-50 by the Department of Lands and Forests (Crown Land) on surveyor parties. Laurie was employed by Minas Basin Pulp and Power Co. Ltd., as a Provincial Land Surveyor for 37 years retiring in 1988. He served in the Second World War in the RCAF and RAF as a tail gunner. He was a former member of the Nova Scotia Provincial Land Surveyors Association; past Treasurer of the Arson Provincial Council of Nova Scotia; a member of the Hantsport Historical Society; the Mount Denson Garden Club; and a Master Mason and member of Poyntz Lodge No. 44. He is the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his wife, the former Mildred Christine (Beckwith) Kerr; a step daughter, Debbie Kerr, Kentville; step-sons, Edward Kerr, Windsor; and Stan Kerr, Mount Denson. He was predeceased by two sisters, Dorothy and Hilda; and brothers, Ray, Malcolm and Murray. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, November 17, 2000 at the Hantsport Baptist Church. Private family graveside service will be held in Gaspereau Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Association or the Hantsport Baptist Church, or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Service Ltd., P.O. Box 981, 419 Albert Street, Windsor, NS, B0N 2T0.
STEEVES, Joyce Alice- 58,of Halifax, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 11, 2000, at the QEII Health Science Centre, V.G. Site. Born in Berwick, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late Geoffrey Frederick and Eleanor Florence (Silver) Pearse. She was employed with the Central Guaranty/TD Bank for 25 years. She was a wonderful mother and a friend to many. Special times were spent by all with her in Jeanie's backyard in Sackville. Joyce was a special Aunt to Scott, Tanya and Ted and "Big Girl Aunt Joyce" to great nephew Cody. She will be truly missed by all. She is survived by son, Patrick Roland Pearse, Halifax; daughter Tracey Lynn Maria Steeves (Michael), Halifax; sisters Florence Feener, Nictaux, Annapolis Co; Jean Botting (George), Middle Sackville; brothers Gerald (Judy) and Geoffrey (Angie) all of New Albany, Annapolis Co.; eleven nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother Harold. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 today and funeral service 2 p.m. on Saturday, both in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 527 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Reverend Robert Chapman officiating. Interment will be at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, friends or family may send flowers; or memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Palliative Care Unit, QEII.
TROKE, Elizabeth Mary-Anne (Betty) - 78, of Waverley passed away November 9, 2000 at the QEII. Born in Sydney, Cape Breton. She was the daughter of the late Daniel and Lillian (Horne) Troke. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Fall River. She was predeceased by her former husband, Sherman Weeks, an infant son, James Troke and an infant grandson, Gordon Quigley. She is survived by son, Anthony Weeks, of Waverley; daughters, Melinda MacPherson (nee Weeks) and husband Dale of New Brunswick; Cynthia Weeks of Lower Sackville; Melissa Johnston (nee Weeks) and husband Kenneth, Bedford; 10 grandchildren, Priscilla, Jennifer, Amanda, Albert and Candace Quigley, Julieanne Trembley, Samantha Robson, Cecelia Weeks, and Thomas and William MacPherson. She is also survived by 5 great-grandsons. Memorial service to be held at 5 p.m., today, November 17th at St. Rose of Lima Church in Fall River. Arrangements entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home in care of Philip Levandier. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Burial to take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, Kentville at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Society, Hematology Research Clinic or charity of choice.
WHYNOT, Frank Bell - 38, Milton, Queens Co., passed away November 15, 2000, in the Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Liverpool, he was a son of Vincent Whynot and the late Dolly (Roy) Whynot. He was a member of the Queens Adult Service Centre in Milton for a number of years and was a former team member with Special Olympics winning a trophy for ball hockey. Surviving are sisters, Donna Huphman, Port Mouton; Dale Doubleday, Milton; brothers, Vincent Jr., Milton; Leonard, at home. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 11 a.m. Saturday, both in Chandlers Funeral Home, Liverpool. Burial in the Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Bog Road, Liverpool. Family flowers only, donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or to Atlantic Cerebral Palsy Association.
YOUNG, Tonya Lynn - 14, of Glace Bay, passed away on November 13, 2000, at the I.W.K. Grace Hospital in Halifax after a brief illness. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of Michael and Sharon (MacNeil) Young of Glace Bay; sister to Alysha at home. Tonya was a grade 9 student at Saint Michael's Junior High School, Glace Bay. She was also an active member of Saint Anne's Parish serving as an Alter Girl. Besides her parents, she is survived by her grandmothers Hannah Young of Glace Bay and Mary MacNiel of New Waterford as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her grandfathers Richard Young, Glace Bay and Bernie MacNeil, New Waterford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family. Tonya was a loving little girl with a smile for everyone and will be missed dearly by all of her family and friends. Funeral will be today at 10 a.m. in St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay with Father Doug Murphy officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. "Tonya loved to serve the Lord on Earth and she will serve the Lord eternally in Heaven."
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