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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 18

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 18 March 2008, at 1:03 p.m.

AKER, Olive "Ollie" Frances - 84, of Sydney Mines, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2001, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney Mines, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Emily Roper. She was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Sydney Mines. She is survived by sons, Vernon (Paddy), Halifax; John, Wolfville; grandchildren, Daniel, Shaunna, Galen and Ryan. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Maurice; sisters, Doris Roper, Margaret Boutilier and Christine Luker. The late Mrs. Aker will have visitation today, April 9, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2001 in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Rev. Ken MacRae officiating. Burial in Brookside Cemetery at a later date.

ALLEN, Beulah Evelyn - 88, Corkum's Island, passed away April 5, 2001, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Pine Grove, Lunenburg Co., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Rose Anna (Wambolt) Wile. Beulah took her earlier education at Pine Grove School, then Bridgewater Academy and went on to receive her teacher's education from the Provincial Normal College, Truro. She started teaching in Kingsburg, North River and other schools in Lunenburg County and finished teaching at Corkum's Island. She was a faithful member of First South United Church, where she was a life member of the Unit No. 4 of the UCW. For many years, she wrote about Corkum's Island and First South news for Progress Enterprise and also the Driftwood Along the Shore column. She enjoyed craft making, quilting and did sewing for the Lunenburg Day Care Centre. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Clayton; daughters, Marjorie (Harold) Lunn, Norwood, Ont.; Linda (Jerome) MacPherson, North Grant, Antigonish; son, Donald (Mary) Corkum's Island; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sisters Ellen and Marion. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in First South United Church, Rev. Grace Caines-Corkum officiating. Interment will be in First South Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First South Cemetery, First South United Church Organ Fund or to any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, No. 3 Hwy., Lunenburg.
BOWSER, Ernest George - 52, of Halifax, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2001 in Kingston General Hospital, Ontario. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Florence (Healy) Bowser of Dartmouth and the late Gordon Bowser. He is survived by his companion Alice Cochrane of Halifax; daughter, Suzanne (Oscar) Spencer, Edmonton, Alta.; brother, Ronald; sisters, Debbie and Eleanor; all of Dartmouth. He was predeceased by an infant daughter. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today, April 9, 2001 in St. Michael's Church, Halifax, Father Ronald Cairnes officiating. Reception to follow at 10 Autumn Drive, Halifax.

BRAND, Linda Elizabeth - 53, of Dartmouth, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2001 at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Yarmouth, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Alta (Emery) Scott. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Canadian Studies at Mount St. Vincent University in 1993 and was employed for the last 12 years by the Halifax Regional Library. Linda was an outstanding knitter, quilter and seamstress and enjoyed sharing her creations with both family and friends. She will be sadly missed. She was the wife of Kenneth Brand. Linda is survived by her daughters, Jennifer (Ross) Young, Halifax, and Joanna, Dartmouth; son, Matthew, Halifax; brother, Alan Scott, Vancouver, B.C.; sister, Brenda (Agnus) MacDonald, South West Mabou; nieces Laurel and Martha MacDonald. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2001 in Grace United Church, Dartmouth, Rev. Stephen Fram officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial at a later date in Auburn Cemetery, Westville. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Research. Arrangements are entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home.

BROWN, Frederick L. - 60, of Pleasant Street, Moncton, NB, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2001 at home. Born in Advocate Harbour, Cumberland County, he was the son of the late Basil and Dorothy (Berry) Brown. He was an overhead door mechanic, since working with his father in his earlier years. He was a supporter and volunteered with the Greater Moncton Crisis Pregnancy Centre. He attended the Cherryfield United-Baptist Church. He is survived by sisters, Annie Steeves, and her husband Frederick, Moncton; Valerie Henderson, and her husband, David, Moncton; brothers, Eric and wife Jean, Oakville, Ont.; Brian, Moncton; David, and his wife, Violet, Kingston, Ont.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Kathleen. Visitation from 11- 2 p.m. today, April 9, at the Advocate Baptist Church where the funeral will follow at 2 p.m., the Rev. Jack Palmer and Pastor Chet MacPhail officiating. Burial in the Advocate Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Shepherds Inn of the Greater Moncton Crisis Pregnancy Centre. Arrangements entrusted to Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro.
"For he who is least among you all - he is the greatest" Luke 9:48

CORKUM, Clyde Wesley - 82, of Windsor Elms, formerly of Liverpool, Queens Co., passed away Friday, April 6, 2001 at the Hants County Hospital, Windsor, surrounded by his loving family. Born in East Berlin, Queens Co., he was the son of the late Stedman and Maude (Misener) Corkum. Clyde lived and worked in Liverpool most of his life, spending the last few years residing with his daughter Marlene Dwyer at her home in Bramber, Hants Co. He is survived by his daughter, Marlene (Richard) Dwyer, of Bramber; sons, Rodger (Margie) and Arthur (Verna), all of Eagle Head; sister, Nebbie (Robert) Benoit, of Lower Sackville; brother, Earl (Lorraine), of Enfield; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Violet (Chandler); son, Carroll; great-granddaughter, Jocelyn Dwyer; sisters, Elsie Nicholson and Doshie Sherman; brothers, Albert and Jordan. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service and burial will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements are under the care of Lindsay' s Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, PO Box 2218, B0N 2T0.

DOLOMONT, Veronica "Bon" - of Dartmouth, passed away April 5, 2001 in the QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax. Born in Bay of Islands, Nfld., in 1918, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Ellen (Ghaney) Duffy. From the age of 9 months she was a resident of North Sydney, Cape Breton, and for the past 16 years, Dartmouth. Left to mourn are her daughters Joan (Andrew) Gruz; Linda (Andrew) Lovasi, Bedford; Denise, Purcells Cove; sons, Joseph (Shirley), Dartmouth; Frank, Peterborough; Drew (Maria), Calgary; grandchildren, Veronica, Gina and Sonya Gruz; Andrea and Matthew Lovasi :Troy, Carla, Chase and Nickolas Dolomont; great-grandchildren Lauren and Emily; sisters Edna Noland and Theresa Wilde; 11 nieces, nine nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph; sisters Mary, Maud, Wilhemina, Loretta in infancy; brothers James and Francis in infancy. Funeral Mass will be held today, April 9, 2001 at 10 a.m. in St. Thomas More RC Church, Fr. Joseph MacKinnon officiating. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home 771 Main Street Dartmouth.

FISHER, Michael Emroy, Reverend - 58, of Dartmouth, passed away April 5, 2001 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Commerce, Texas, he was a son of Marie (Michealis) Fisher, St. Louis, Missouri, and the late Dr. Emroy Fisher. Michael was a graduate of the University of Missouri, and the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, Austin, Texas. He served as a priest in the Episcopal Parish in Ironton, Missouri, before immigrating to Canada. He served as a priest in the Anglican parishes in Fox Trap, Hawkes Bay and Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland. He worked with various federal government departments in Halifax, retiring three years ago. He was the honorary assistant priest at St. Margaret of Scotland church, as well as a member of both the choir and the parish council. He was the Anglican Chaplain at the Nova Scotia Hospital for many years. Besides his mother, he is survived by brother, Rev. Frank (Joan) Fisher, Chicago; sister, Mary (George) Minkevich, St. Louis; seven nieces and two nephews. In Canada he is survived by Avon Fancy and his family. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Dartmouth. A memorial service with Requiem Mass will be held today April 9, 2001 at 11 a.m. in St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 3751 Robie Street, The Right Reverend Frederick Hiltz officiating, assisted by Reverend Dianne Parker. The committal of the ashes will be held at a later date in Middleton Junction, Wisconsin, where he will be laid to rest with his family. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, The Primates World Relief and Development Fund or charity of choice.

GORDON, R. Brian - 50, of Enfield, formerly of 10 North St., Truro, passed away April 4, 2001, at home, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Truro, he was the only son of Ann (Kelly) Gordon, Truro, and the late Ralph Gordon. Brian was employed by Maple Leaf Foods (Rothesay Rendering Division) for the past 27 years. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Truro and an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 26, for many years. He is survived by his son, Stephen and daughter, Janet, both of South Korea; stepson, Shane, Truro; wife, Betty (Hirtle), Enfield; sisters, Brenda (David) Randall, Bedford; Karen (Phil) Cole and Karla (Kirby) Thompson, both of Truro; niece, Lindsay Randall; nephews, Nicholas and Jeff Cole, Kristopher and Kelsey Thompson. Brian's quick wit and sense of humor, which he retained to the end, will be missed not only by his family, but also by his many friends, especially those in Marshville where Brian spent many summers tinkering around the cottage. A memorial service will be held today, April 9, 2001 at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Truro, Father Lloyd O'Neil and Father Ray March officiating. Reception to follow in Campbell Hall. Burial at a later date in Robie Street Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Colchester Regional Hospital or The Poppy Fund for medical equipment for home support, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 26. Arrangements entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro.

HAMILTON, Annabelle - 90, of Parkland Estates, Halifax, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2001 at the QEII Health Sciences Center (Infirmary Site), Halifax. Born in Ward's Brook, Cumberland County, she was the daughter of the late Perlie and Anna Blanche (Ayer) McLellan. She is survived by her husband, John Hamilton; a daughter, Mrs. Ida Canning, Beaverbank; a son, Culton Crossman, and his wife, Ruby, Middle Sackville; step-daughters, Millicent Corkum, Newfoundland; Diana Stott, Ontario; Betty Lou Dunn, Ontario; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; six great-great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Otto Crossman; a daughter, Geraldine Morris. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Visitation from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, Rev. Jeffrey White officiating. Burial in the Riverbank Cemetery, Port Greville, at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or to a charity of choice.

GRICE, Mary Danella - 95, of Maritime Odd Fellows Home, Pictou, formerly of Lyons Brook, passed away Friday, April 6, 2001, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Lyons Brook, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Cassie (MacDonald) Blackie. She was a member of West River Presbyterian Church, the Ladies Guild, Durham; the MacGregor Auxiliary of the Atlantic Mission Society, the Lyons Brook Women's Institute and for more than 70 years, was a member of Bethel Rebekah Lodge, Scotsburn. Danella was also involved with the Clan Donald, Canadian Red Cross and was Community Correspondent for the Evening News and Pictou Advocate for many years. She is survived by step-grandchildren, Norma (Clifton) Wood, Durham; John (Judy) Grice, Halifax; James (Joanne) Grice, Sutherland's River; step great-grandchildren, Bert (Lynn) Wood, Durham; Sharon Wood, Halifax; cousins, Brundage (Ella) MacDonald, Trenton; Ian MacDonald, Maritime I.O.O.F. Home, Pictou; several in the United States; friends, Alden and Esther Beck, Lyons Brook. She was predeceased by her husband, Hubert Grice; stepsons, James, Lloyd, Carl and Hubert. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in West River Presbyterian Church, Durham, Rev. Kevin Steeper officiating. Burial will be in Durham Cemetery. No flowers by request please. Donations in her memory may be made to West River Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund or MacGregor A.M.S. Arrangements entrusted to McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou.

HARDING, Pauline M. - 85, of Liverpool, Queens Co., passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2001, in Queens Manor, Liverpool. Born in Melrose, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late Mabel (Boggs) MacKean and Thomas MacKean. She is survived by her husband, Maxwell; daughter, Karen (John) Rashkis and their children Craig and Sean, Los Gatos, Calf.; sons, Craig (Marcia) and their children Cameron and Candace, Liverpool; John (Krista) and their children Amy, Katie and Wesley, Port Medway; sisters, Katherine MacKean, Halifax; Adelaide Lavers and Josephine Gray, both of British Columbia; Helen Allingham, Ontario; brothers, Raymond, Moncton, N.B; Robert, Ontario. She was predeceased by a brother, Lloyd Thomas. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool, where visitation will be Thursday, April 12, 2001 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held Friday, April 13, 2001, at 2 p.m. in Zion United Church, Liverpool, Rev. Joanne McFadden officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Zion United Cemetery, College Street, Liverpool. No flowers by request, in lieu memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

HOWELL, James Tyler "Jamie" - 16, of Beaver Bank, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2001, in Dartmouth. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Ron and Rose (Doucette) Howell. Jamie was a student at Dartmouth High School. He enjoyed basketball and was very outgoing. He is survived by his brother, B.J.; sister, Tia, both at home; grandparents, Susan and Ralph Veniot, Lake Echo; paternal grandmother, Shirley Martin, N.B. Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. today, April 9, 2001 in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to the Sackville and area Crime Prevention Association, 711 Old Sackville Road, contact Constable Wendy Ruby. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive.

HATFIELD, Ruth Estella - 84, of Hebron, Yarmouth Co., passed away Friday, April 6, 2001, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Yarmouth County, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Florence (Cook) Brittain. She was a member of Hebron United Baptist Church and past member of First Baptist Church, Truro. She is survived by daughter Joyce (Ted) Burnett, Kanata, Ont.; son, Murray (Rose), Truro; brothers, Ralph and Joe, both of Yarmouth; sisters, Geneva Scoville and Kathryn Mullen, both of Yarmouth; grandchildren, David, Eric, Rebecca and Victoria. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred; sisters, Ida Chipman and Lillian Pierce; brothers, Percy, Neil and Harry. No visitation by request. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Yarmouth, Rev. Victor Adams officiating. Burial at a later date in Truro. The family will greet friends in the funeral home following the service. Memorial donations may be made to Hebron United Baptist Church.

JEFFERS, Dorothy M. - 86, of Parrsboro, Cumberland County, passed away Friday, April 6, 2001 at South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro. Born in New Canaan, Cumberland County, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Bertha (Quinn) Meldrum. She was a member of the Parrsboro Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by daughters, Rosella Fader, and husband, Gerald, Parrsboro; Bertha Rector, and husband, Basil, Parrsboro; sons, Leon, and wife, Leona, Oromocto, N.B.; George, Parrsboro; Floyd, and wife, Betty, Parrsboro; John, and wife, Belle, Zepher Hills, Florida; David, Vernon, British Columbia; brothers, Calvin and Stephen, both of British Columbia; 23 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Roy; daughter, Linda; sons, Everett and Lee; three grandchildren, Kim, Gary, Paul; brothers, Cecil, Victor. Visitation from 7-9 p.m. today, April 9, with funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, Rev. Jim Bushell and Rev. Jeffrey White officiating. Burial in the Parrsboro United Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to South Cumberland Community Care Centre or to a charity of choice.

KENNEDY, Frances Jessie - 78, of Dartmouth, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on April 8, 2001. Born in Bridgetown, NS, she was a daughter of the late Elias and Grace (Dix) Ramey. Frances was a long time member of the Salvation Army Halifax Citadel Corps. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Clarence A.; devoted mother to sons Ronnie (Beverly), Mira River, NS; Kenneth (Shirley) , Porter's Lake; John (Joanne) and David (Sharon), of Dartmouth. She is also survived by her sisters, Hilda Ramey, Clementsport; Dorothy (Ray) Whitman, New Minas; grandchildren, Gregory, Kimberley, Michael, Chad, Julie, Jeffrey, Josh, Ronald and Stephen; great-grandchildren, Angela and Chad; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Victor, Arch, Keith, Lawrence, Reginald, Claude and Bertrand; sisters, Annie, Florence, Alice, Geraldine and Barbara. Visitation will be today, April 9, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, where the funeral will be held on Tuesday, April 10 at 2 p.m., Captains Victor and Colleen Cyr officiating. There will be a reception in the funeral home immediately following the service. Burial will then take place in Fairview Cemetery, Halifax. Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army Community Church, The Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.

KLINE, Marjorie Ellen - 79, of Dartmouth, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Yarmouth, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Ellen (Marsh) Gavel. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her son, Dale, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert; brother, Jack. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street. Rev. Bud Hooper officiating. Burial 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.

KNOWLES, Hazel R. - 101, of Black Rock, Kings County, passed away April 5, 2001, in the Grand View Manor, Berwick, just short of her 102nd birthday. Born in Black Rock, she was a daughter of the late James and Alice (Brown) Brydon. "Mother was a very private lady who loved her Lord and was devoted to her family." She was a member of the Black Rock United Baptist Church. She is survived by her sons, Merlin (Shirley), Halifax; Kenneth (Vilda), Bedford; Dr. Ronald (Betty), Miramichi, N.B.; daughter-in-law, Shirley Knowles, Victoria Corner, N.B.; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceasd by her husband of 60 years, Edward J. Knowles; son Clarence; grandson, James; seven brothers; four sisters. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in the Black Rock United Baptist Church. Pastor Tim Bigelow, Rev. Russell Knowles and Rev. Stephen Knowles officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Grand View Manor or the Black Rock United Baptist Church. SCENT FREE PLEASE. Arrangements entrusted to H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick.

LEGION, Walter James - 83, of Halifax, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2001 in Northwood Centre. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late James and Hattie (Holton) Legion. He is survived by his sister, Agnes, Dartmouth; nieces, Helen Fraughton and Mary Murphy, both of Dartmouth; several great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister Jane; brother Samuel. Visiting today, April 9, 2001 from 7-9 p.m. in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home. Funeral service 10 a.m Tuesday, April 10, 2001, at St. Paul's Church, Windmill Road, Rev. Charles Burke officiating. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Sackville. Memorial donations may be made to Liver Foundation.

LEWIS, Maude Mildred - 83, of Lower Five Islands, Cumberland County passed away peacefully at Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst on April 5, 2001, after a brief illness. Born at Mapleton, Cumberland County, she was the daughter of the late Gertrude Brown. In passing she leaves to mourn her children, Gwen and Myrna Lewis, at home; Betty Walton, Five Islands; Cecil (Pat), Five Islands; Garth (Carol), Springhill; Timmy, Five Islands; Myles (Dawn), Florida; Veryle (Joyce), Five Islands; Ida (Eric), Amherst; Ann (Dave), Sackville, N.B.; her loving grandchildren, Annette, Lovett, Rocky, Bliss, Veryle, Crystalann, Roxanne, Wyman, Robert, Tiffiany, Penny, Angela, Derrick, Tracey; great-grandchildren, Kristyn, Zachery, Sage, Jeremy, Brooke, Emma, Jasmine, and Brody; a sister, Ida Cameron, Economy; four brothers, Jimmy Rhyno, Elijah Brown, Elisha Brown, Paul Brown; several nieces and nephews; and a good and true friend Veda Smith. She was predeceased by her husband, Smith; infant children, Glenda and Dwight; granddaughter, Wanda Lee; son-in-law, Wyman; sisters, Doris, Hattie, Ida Davis; brothers, Mason, Roy, Charlie and Ira; brothers-in-law, Oliver and Billy. Funeral will be held 1 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in Peniel United Church, Five Islands, Rev. Dr. Kate Crawford officiating. Interment will follow in the Lower Five Islands Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Lower Five Islands Church or to a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro.

MacDONALD, Murray - 78, of Baddeck, passed away April 5, 2001 in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in West Middle River, he was a son of the late William and Annie (MacEachern) MacDonald. Murray worked in Toronto, Ont. for 20 years and then moved back to Baddeck in 1975, where he was employed at Alderwood Rest Home until retirement at aged 65. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret MacRae; son, John (Nancy), Oshawa, Ont.; daughter, Sheila, Baddeck; brother, William (Murdena), Toronto, Ont.; sisters, Bessie Martell, North Sydney; Catherine Harvey, Baddeck; Phoebe (Dave) MacQuarrie, Baddeck; grandchildren, Ashlea and Kati Marie. He was predeceased by brother, Donald, Toronto, Ont. The body is resting in MacAskill Funeral Home with funeral at 2 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 (family only), Rev. Louis Ihasz officiating. Burial in Middle River Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association.

MacNEIL, Margaret Mary - 85, of Glace Bay, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2001. She was a daughter of the late Alex and Catherine (Brown) MacNeil. She is survived by her sons, Laurie and Ted, both of Dartmouth; Terry, Boisdale; Bob and Dave, both of Glace Bay; sisters, Mary, Manitoba; Rita, Glace Bay; brothers, Ronald, Francis, Gussie, Glace Bay; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, William; brothers, Roddie, Terrance, Joe, Michael; sisters, Lilly, Theresa. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home. Funeral 10 a.m. today, April 9, 2001 in St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay, Father Doug Murphy officiating. Interment at a later date in the parish cemetery. Donations in Margaret's memory to a charity of choice are suggested as an expression of sympathy.
Mom, the creator's gift of love to all who knew you. You will live in our hearts forever.

MARKS, Deborah Etta - of Birches Nursing Home, Musquodoboit Harbour, passed away in Dartmouth General Hospital, ICU Unit, on Thursday, April 5, 2001. Born in Owls Head Harbour on September 22, 1917, she was a daughter of the late John and Etta (Weeks) Palmer. She moved to Musquodoboit Harbour in 1952, and worked with her husband, operating the Esso Sales Agency for Imperial Oil, retiring in 1977. She is survived by her sons, Colin (wife Margaret), George (wife Helen); Christopher (wife Shirley), all of Musquodoboit Harbour; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Doris Eisan and Marie Stevens, Dartmouth; Nona Siteman and Marcella Fahie, Ship Harbour; Melda DeBaie, Owls Head Harbour; Jean Edwards, East Ship Harbour. She was predeceased by her husband, Howard; brother, John Palmer (Sudbury, Ont.); special brother, Almond O' Brien (Dartmouth). Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in St. Thomas Anglican Church, Rev. Charles Black officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory of Deborah may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division or The Birches/Twin Oaks Hospital. Arrangements entrusted to Rowlings Funeral Home, Musquodoboit Harbour.

MOOR, Margaret Elizabeth - 73, of Cambridge Station, Kings Co., formerly of Millville, Kings Co., passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2001. Born in Campbellford, Ont., she was a daughter of the late Edison and Rita (Fox) Wynn. She is survived by a son, Charles, Toronto, Ont.; daughter, Bonnie Jane (Edward) Prentice, Peterborough, Ont.; brother, Delmore Wynn, Campbellford, Ont.; granddaughter, Colleen Jane Prentice, Peterborough, Ont.; mother-in-law, Verona Moor, Grand View Manor, Berwick. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward Charles Moor. There will be no visitation. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. Reverend Margo MacDougall officiating. Burial in the Port Maitland - Beaver River Cemetery, at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

OGILVIE, Wilma - 63, of 17 Churchill Street, Glace Bay, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2001 at the Glace Bay Healthcare Complex. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Helen (Nellie Baxter) Roberts. Wilma was a lifelong member of Knox United Church, Glace Bay. She graduated from Morrison High School, Glace Bay in 1955 and proceeded to teachers' college in Truro. She was a teacher with the Cape Breton Victoria District School Board for 38 years retiring in 1996. Wilma served with various volunteer groups in the area. She is survived by her husband, Henry M.S. Ogilvie; brother, Jim (Eleanor) Roberts, Owen Sound, Ont; sister, Linda (John) Shepard, Glace Bay. She was predeceased by brothers, Norman Thomas Roberts in infancy and Constable John Roberts (R.C.M.P.). There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Knox United Church with Rev. David MacLean officiating. A reception will follow the funeral service in the church basement. Burial will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Knox United Church, Alzheimers Association or the Diabetes Association.

POWER, Archibald Joseph - 79, of Dartmouth, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2001 at the QEII, VG Site Hospital. Born in St. Bernard, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Jack and Mary (Collier) Power. In earlier years, Archibald served in the English Navy and was a fisherman with National Sea Products. Most recently, he was retired from the Canadian Coast Guard as Leading Seaman having served on the Mink and Sir John A. MacDonald. He is survived by his wife, the former Glenora Warrington; daughter, Trudy (Paul) Evans, Dartmouth; step-daughter, Gail (Herbert) Earle, Sackville; step-son, Lannie Francis, Liverpool; sister, Jean, Ontario; brothers, Joseph, Ontario and George, Newfoundland. He was a loving grandfather to four grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers Jack Jr. and Bill. Funeral will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2001 in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth, Archdeacon Paul Smith officiating. Burial will take place at sea. Memorial donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

ROSE, James "Jamie" Rufus - 83, of Kempt Shore, passed away Friday, April 6, 2001, at home. Born in Summerville on March 21, 1918, he was a son of the late Councilor Rufus and Helen (Brown) Rose. Jamie was a farmer in Kempt most of his life and worked at the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home for many years. He also worked at the Barite Mine and in construction in Halifax. He enjoyed his morning coffee breaks with Stanton. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ida (Crossley); daughters, Barb LaPierre, Sackville; Mary (Gordon) O'Toole, Hamilton, Ont.; Helen (Maurice) Lake, Kempt Shore; sons, Merton (Linda), Bedford; Donald (Debby), Three Mile Plains; David (Debbie), North Sydney; Danny (Nadine), Vernon, B.C.; 18 grandchildren; three foster grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Ida Smeltzer, Scotch Village; brother, Richard (Elmina), Sackville; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Mary Rose and Marion Sanford. Funeral 2 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in Kempt United Baptist Church, Summerville, Rev. Garnet Parker officiating. Private family committal service in Kempt Cemetery, Kempt. Memorial donations may be made to Kempt Cemetery, Hants Shore Health Clinic or Summerville Fire Department. Arrangements entrusted to J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Summerville.

ROSS, William John "Jack" - 80, of North Hills Nursing Home, formerly of Liverpool, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2001, in the nursing home. Born in Westville, Pictou Co., he was a son of the late Walter and Minnie Ross. He was a veteran of the R.C.A.F. and was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Noel Branch. He taught school in Hants North school system and was a member of the Maitland Masonic Lodge. He is survived by son, Donald W., Liverpool; daughter, Catherine Lunn, Kennetcook; sister, Bea, Windsor; grandchildren, Jason, Nicholas, Christopher, Kelsey, Erica Ross, Michael and Cory Lunn. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in Kennetcook United Church, Kennetcook, Pastor Eloise Lemire officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. No flowers by request. Arrangements are entrusted to Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Bridgetown. Inquires may be made at 665-4497.

SAULNIER, Thomas J. - 47, of Saulnierville Station, Digby Co., passed away Thursday, April 5, 2001, at home. Born in Saulnierville, he was the adopted son of Charles and Philomène (Melanson) Saulnier, Saulnierville Station. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Conseil Sigogne #6348, Comeauville. He enjoyed playing guitar and trout fishing. He was a very friendly and loving person. He is survived by his twin brother, Donald J. Saulnier, Meteghan; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral 2 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Saulnierville, Rev. Paul Leblanc officiating. Interment in parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Meteghan Funeral Home.

SCOTT, Annie "Jean" - 79, of Hantsport, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2001 at home. Born December 29, 1921 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, she was a daughter of the late Annie (Rolph) and Robert John Black. Jean was a member of St. James United Church, the Church Choir and a life member of the United Church Women and a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Lucknow Branch No. 109, Royal Canadian Legion. She worked in the Hantsport Post Office for 19 years. She was an avid Blue Jays fan. She is survived by her husband, Cecil Robert Scott; son, Garth (Sharon), Hantsport; daughters, Sheila; Barbara Ann (John) Montague, all of Dartmouth. She was a loving grandmother of grandchildren, Kevin Scott, Windsor; Kelly (Scott) Bennett, Hantsport; Natasha Montague, Toronto; Atoya Montague, Toronto; and great-grandchild, Katie Bennett, Hantsport. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 at St. James United Church, Hantsport, Rev. Gordon Delaney officiating. Burial in Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport. Family flowers only. In lieu, memorial donations may be made to Parkinson's Foundation of Canada, Maritime Division (1-800-663-2468) or the Arthritis Society of Nova Scotia (1-800-321-1433). Arrangements entrusted to Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert Street, Windsor.

SCOTT, Herbert Ivan - 61, of Dartmouth, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2001 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Little Shemogue, NB, he was a son of the late Walter and Edna (Blacklock) Scott. He worked at many trades including mechanic, electrician, carpenter, woodsman and lobster fisherman. He was greatly loved and will be missed. May he finally rest in peace. He wanted to be remembered for the way people knew him. He is survived by his wife, the former Veronica (MacDonald) Scott; daughters, Terry Lee (Ken) Trenholm, Dartmouth; Judy Lynn (Shawn) Chapman, Oxford; brothers, Roy, Haliburton, Ont.; Eldon, Mindon, Ont.; sisters, Ila Hartnett (Aubrey) Scarborough, Ont.; Barbara White, Oakville, Ont.; granddaughter, Chelsey Dawn Chapman; several nieces and nephews. No visiting or services by request. Burial at a later date in Fernwood Cemetery, Port Elgin, NB. Memorial donations may be made to Lung Association or Heart and Stroke of NS. Arrangements entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth.

SMITH, Marie "Mary" - of Dartmouth, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2001 at home. Born in Winnipeg she was a daughter of the late John and Anna Ravelli. She was employed by various Federal Government departments for twenty years retiring at 65. She is survived by daughter, Ann Marie Moquin (Robert), Ottawa; son, Gordon John Jr. (Laura), Martins River; grandchildren, Bruce and Heather Moquin. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. today, April 9, 2001 in Second Peninsula Cemetery, Pastor Perry F. Rockwood officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to A. L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St. Dartmouth.

TAYLOR, Brenda Margaret - 61, of Dartmouth passed away April 5, 2001 at home. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred & Marie (Burbidge) Clark. She is survived by a daughter, Amber Taylor, Dartmouth; sons, Robert Jr. (Robbie), Calgary; Jamie, Summerside; Shawn, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Bradley, Alicia, Alexis, Jamie and Jarrod; sisters, Sheila Leblanc, Ontario; Carole Hopper, Winnipeg; Nancy Awalt, Dartmouth; Marcia Gomm, Lake Echo; Cynthia Rogers, Waverley; two brothers, George Clark and Terrance Clark, both of Dartmouth. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert; sister, Kelly Hickley. Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street.

WENTZELL, Donald Maxwell - 83, passed away April 5, 2001, at home in Bridgewater. Born in New Canada, he was a son of James Albert and Helen Eunice (Knox) Wentzell. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 51 years, Theresa Pearl (Mader) Wentzell. He had spent his lifetime operating the family farm in New Canada, where he was happiest cutting and splitting wood, and tending his bountiful veggie garden. He was a foreman with the Dept. of Transportation during the 70's. He worked for a number of years as poll chairman for various elections and always enjoyed a political debate. He leaves to mourn his only son, Cedric James and his wife Lucille, Bridgewater; grandchildren, Scott Wentzell, Whitby, Ont.; Christine (Stephen) Smith, Bridgewater; great-granddaughter and his pride and joy, Jessica Anne Smith; sister, Audrey (Wentzell) Heim, Chelsea; brother, Laurie and wife Dorothy, Montreal; several nieces and a nephew. He was predeceased by his brother, Melvin, West Northfield. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, April 9, in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 25 Phoenix Street, Bridgewater, Rev. Jim Slack Jr. and Rev. William Gustafson presiding. Interment to follow in Lakeside Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, St. James Lutheran Church, Lunenburg/Queens Palliative Care Unit, Lunenburg County Home Support Services, VON or to any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater.

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