MARRIOTT, Lillian Gladys - passed away July 19, 2001, in Halifax. Cremation has taken place and the committal service will take place on Saturday, August 4, 2001 at 11 a.m. in Emanuel Church Cemetery, Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield. All friends and family are invited to attend.
BOYD, James - 81, of Halifax, formerly of Montreal, passed away July 29, 2001, in Shirley's Guest House, Tantallon. Born March 19, 1920 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, he was a son of the late James and Margaret (Brickley) Boyd. He retired from the Department of National Defence, Montreal. He is survived by son, Perry (Heather), Halifax; sisters, Belle (Allan) and family, North Ireland; Nancy (Geoff) , Cornwall, England; niece, Linda (Michael) and family, London, England. He was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth. Cremation has taken place. Graveside service will be held at a later date with Rev. Wade Harvey officiating. Arrangements entrusted to T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 3460 Dutch Village Rd., Halifax.
FARRELL, Margaret Rita - Sydney, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2001, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Richmond Co. Born in Carter's Cove, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Charles J. and Mary Elizabeth (MacNeil) Martell. She was a member of St. Anthony Daniel Parish, the Parish Council of the Catholic Women's League, The Old Sydney Society, The Federal (Super Annuities) National Association, Spanish River Senior's Club, Louisbourg Chapter IODE and a founding member of St. Francis Xavier University Foundation. She was employed by the Federal Public Service for 34 years and on retirement was Director of Taxation of the Sydney District office. She is survived by stepson, John; sisters, Bernice, Norma, Delores; brother, Earl. She was predeceased by her husband, J. Wallace; brothers, Albert, Joseph, Hugh and sister, Evelyn. There will be no visitation for the late Mrs. Farrell. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, August 1, in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. MacIsaac officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.
FEINDEL, Mildred - Bridgewater, passed away July 29, 2001, in Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Lunenburg. Born in Bridgewater, she was a daughter of the late Winfred and Bessie Ritcey. Mildred will be sadly missed by son, John, Calgary; Alta.; daughter, Susan, Chester Basin; sister, Judy, Worcester, Mass.; grandchildren, Ksenia, Adrianna, Desmond, Avril; great-grandchild, Lilliwyn. She was predeceased by her husband, Glendon; sister, Francis. A memorial service will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Bridgewater United Church, Rev. Ivan Norton officiating. No flowers by request. In lieu of flowers, Mildred and family wish memorial donations to be given to Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Lunenburg. There will be no visitation in the funeral home by request. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater.
FENTON, Vivian Gertrude - 88, of Clarksville, Hants Co., passed away July 29, 2001 in Hants Community Hospital , Windsor. Born January 17, 1913 in Grafton, Kings County, she was a daughter of the late George Everette and Emma Elizabeth (Algee) Gould. She is survived by daughters, Madeline "Maddy" (Ralph) Flynn, Clarksville; Ava (Ted) Corkum, Port Williams; sons, William Clark, Stanley; David (Kerry Lee) and Rod Fenton, Clarksville; step-sons, Gordon Fenton, Clarksville; Herman (Karen) Fenton, Prince George, BC; sister, Madeline White, Noel; 18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; her first husband, Fred Clark; second husband, Arthur Fenton; daughter, Evelyn Fenton; son, Albert Clark; sisters, Violet Turple, Velma Thorton, Hazel Bonn; brother, William Gould. There will be no visitation at the request of the family. Funeral 2 p.m. today, August 1, in St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Stanley, Hants County, Rev. Robert Brush officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Services Ltd., 419 Albert St., Windsor, NS.
FOGARTY, Mildred Elizabeth - 93, of Hazel Hill, Guysborough Co., passed away peacefully July 25, 2001, in Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso. Born in Half Island Cove, March 31, 1908, she was a daughter of the late William and Bessie (Armsworthy) Dobson. In her earlier years, she was employed at Hazel Hill Rest Home. She was a member of Canso United Baptist Church. Surviving are daughters, Pat (Ed) Bijakowski, Ontario; Betty (Eric) Wells, Dartmouth; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, May, Truro; Lexie, Toronto; Thelma, British Columbia; Helen, New Minas; Edrie, New Minas; brothers, Basil, Gold River; Bill, Dartmouth. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert; sons, Basil and Bob; brothers, Roy, Borden, Donald; sister, Blanche. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 11, 2001 in Canso United Baptist Church, Rev. David Wheeler officiating. Burial to follow in Fourth Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to United Baptist Church, Canso.
GOUGH, Marion Alberta - Sister Alberta Gough passed away peacefully at Barat Residence on July 31, 2001, after a long illness. She was born July 1, 1911 in Farnham, PQ, the daughter of Albert E. Gough and Carolyn L. Kees. In 1941 she was received into the Catholic Church at Loyola College in Montreal In 1950 she entered the Society of the Sacred Heart and was professed in Rome in 1958. She served the Society of the Sacred Heart in various administrative capacities in Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa and Halifax. In 1987 she retired and came to Barat Residence. Over the last years her sight and general health slowly deteriorated. She was predeceased by her brother, Russell, and is survived by her sister, Margaret Hammond and several nephews. The Vigil Service will be held today, August 1, 2001 at 7 p.m. in Barat Residence, 1455 Summer Street. Mass of resurrection will be at 9 a.m. Thursday. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Halifax.
GOULD, Thomas Roy - 58, of Amherst, passed away at home suddenly, July 30, 2001. Born in Amherst, he was the son of the late Fred and Marie (Cormier) Gould. He is survived by his wife, Rita Patricia Gould (Hoeg); daughter, Darlene Dawn Gould, Amherst; son, Darren Roy Gould (Stacey), Amherst; grandchild, Maggan Gould. Visitation 1-3 p.m. today followed by the funeral service at 3 p.m., both in Campbell's Funeral Home, Rev. Don Miller officiating. Interment in Amherst Cemetery. Donations in Tommy's memory would be gratefully accepted by the family.
JESSEN, Ove Hadberg - 73, of Halifax, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 28, 2001, at home. Born in Vilstrup, Denmark, he was a son of the late Peter and Anne-Marie (Hadberg) Jessen. Educated at Queen Elizabeth High School, Halifax Vocational School and Dalhousie University, he was employed as an instruments technician at DND, Halifax until his retirement in 1984. During his youth, he participated avidly in a variety of sports and was also a volunteer fire fighter. He was a member of the naval reserve. In later years he enjoyed reading, travelling, gardening, arm chair sports and spending time with his family. He was predeceased by his brothers, Christian, John and Alfred; sister, Jessie (Don) Langille; wife, Marie (Grady). Ove will be sadly missed by daughters, Cathy (John) Anderson, Bridgewater; Nancy (Mark) Wilson, St. John's, Nfld.; sons, Christian (Anita), Halifax; Paul (Tracy), Halifax; Gregory (Tonya), Saint John, N.B.; grandchildren, J.B., Mark, Kevin, Peter, Maria and Serena. Funeral 11 a.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home, Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
LANTZ, Christena F. - 84, of Fox River, Cumberland County, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2001 at Moncton City Hospital, Moncton, New Brunswick. Born in Port Greville, she was the daughter of the late Mark and Lillian (Knowlton) Pettis. She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Fox River and Holy Trinity Guild. She was also a member of Calanthe Temple, Port Greville. She is survived by a nephew, Chesley Knowlton, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred; a brother, Clayton, a half brother, Maurice. Funeral 2 p.m. today, August 1, 2001 in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Fox River, Rev. Robert Richmond and Rev. Maurice Hatfield officiating. Burial in Diligent River. Donations may be made to Holy Trinity Anglican Church or to South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro.
MacCULLOCH, Doreen Anne - 63, of Broadway, Pictou Co., passed away Monday, July 30, 2001 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Bolton, ON, she was a daughter of the late Adam and Olga Eliza (Moon) Wallace. She was employed with Lismore Sea Products for the past 22 years. She was a member of Barneys River Presbyterian Church, the Ladies Aid, Board of Managers and Choir, Kenzieville. Doreen enjoyed tole painting and loved her family. She is survived by her husband, Stewart; daughters, Debbie (Gib) Michel, Parry Sound, ON; Kendra (Robert) MacCulloch, Terrace Bay, ON; Kim (Lowell) MacCulloch, Bailey's Brook; sons, Rick (Connie), Hamilton, ON; Kevin (Mary-Theresa), Ohio, Antigonish Co.; Doug, Chillwack, BC; sisters, Verna (Norval) Courtney, Shonberg, ON; Isabell (Allen) Bracken, Caledon East, ON; brothers, Keith (Doreen), Cyril (Ruth), Bob (Helen), all of Bolton, ON; sister-in-law, Sally Wallace, Bolton, ON; 18 grandchildren; a great grandson. She was predeceased by a brother Harvey; a sister, Marie, in infancy. Visitation 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. today in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in Barneys River Presbyterian Church with Rev. Lorne MacLeod officiating. Interment will be in Kenzieville Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or Barneys River Presbyterian Church General Fund.
McEACHERN, Duncan Stanley - 75, of Boutlier's Point, passed away peacefully on July 31, 2001 surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the son of Donald and Eunice McEachern (Eldershaw). Duncan was a WWII veteran, having proudly served overseas in England, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany with the Tank Core after volunteering for service in 1941. Before his retirement in 1985 he had been employed as a crane operator for 32 years with the Halifax Shipyards. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Seabright Branch #116 and a founding member of St. Margaret's Bay Masonic Lodge #118. He enjoyed spending time gardening, fishing and was a member of St. Margaret's Bay Crib League for 30 years. He had been involved in the Scouting movement and Minor Hockey with his children and grandchildren. Duncan's happiest moments were those spent with his family. He touches many lives with his caring and giving ways and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his devoted wife of 52 years, Rose (Smeltzer); son, Les (Debbie Martell), Boutlier's Point; daughters, Debbie (Kevin Boutlier), Upper Tantallon; Louise (Roddy Christie), Haliburton Hills; Rosann, Charlottetown; grandchildren, Jeremy and Lori McEachern, Michael and Jan Boutlier, Joel and Quentin Christie; great-grandchild, Helena Christie; brothers, Carl, Black Point; Lester, Harry and Cecil, Boutlier's Point; also many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother Gordon in infancy. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Tantallon. Funeral service and burial will be held at St. James Anglican Church, Boutlier's Point, Thursday, August 2, 2001 at 11 a.m. Rev. Mark Marshall officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the IWK Children's Hospital, St. James Memorial Fund or a charity of choice.
NICKERSON, Jeanette Ella - 62, of Clark's Harbour, Shelburne Co., passed away July 29, 2001, in Roseway Hospital, Shelburne. Born in Clark's Harbour, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Eva (Smith) Smith. She enjoyed cooking and worked on Ellenwoods Island for many years. She especially enjoyed knitting. She is survived by daughter, Lois (Garth) Goreham Jr., South Side; brothers, Clarence, Atlantic Heights, Lockeport; Neil (Nancy), Saint John, NB; sister, Blanche Deschamp, Shelburne; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Gene Douglas; brother, Clyde; sister, Mildred. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today in H. Huskilson's Memorial Chapel, Barrington, Rev. Shaun Hatfield officiating. Burial will be in Old Kirk Cemetery, North East Point. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to H. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Barrington.
MOORES, Mary Catherine - 83, of Seaview Manor, formerly of Highland St., Glace Bay, passed away July 30, 2001 at the Glace Bay Health Care Centre. Born July 6, 1918 in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Launchie and Catherine MacLellan MacIntyre. She was a member of St. Anne's Parish, Glace Bay. Mrs. Moores was employed as a nursing assistant at Community Hospital, formerly St. Joseph's Hospital before retiring in 1980. She is survived by a daughter, Rose Garland (husband Joseph deceased), Glace Bay; four sons, Robert (Trudy), London, ON; John (Jook), Glace Bay; Clarence (Clary) (wife Linda), The Pas Manitoba; Gerald (Al) (wife Rosalie), Glace Bay; brother, Launchie (Nookie), Glace Bay; 11 grandchildren, Michael, Kevin, Greg, Mary, Susan, Roberta, Shari, Mark, Kim, Tracy and Michelle; six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence Harvey (Charlie) Moores in April, 1986; brothers, James, Allan, Ambrose, Ross and Alexander; sisters, Mary, Catherine, Martha, Annie, Barbara. The body will be in V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., for viewing today, August 1, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held Thursday, August 2, 2001 at 10 a.m. in St. Anne's Chapel with Fr. Doug Murphy officiating. Burial will be in the St. Anne's Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation in lieu of flowers.
PELLERINE, Walter Joseph - 64, of Dartmouth, passed away July 28, 2001 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax Infirmary Site. Born in Larrys River, he was a son of the late Joseph and Charlotte (Avery) Pellerine. He was employed with the former City of Dartmouth as a Works Department foreman until he retired. He is survived by his wife, the former Rose Rosky, Dartmouth; son, Tim, Ontario; sisters, Hattie Kline, Antigonish; Kay Duchesneau, Montreal; Eva Zwicker, Toronto; Delphine Rogers, Ontario; Sadie Hynes, Oromocto, NB; brothers, George, Larrys River; Simon, Dartmouth; Ronnie, Mass. He was predeceased by brothers, Edward, Jeffrey and Fred. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, August 4, 2001 (for both Walter and his brother, Fred) in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Larrys River, Guysborough County. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the QEII Hospital Foundation (Neuro Surgery Unit). Arrangements entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home (466-2360)
PERRIN, Gladys Ceceila - 93, of Glades Lodge, Halifax, passed away on July 28, 2001 after a lengthy illness. Born in Halifax on August 11, 1907, she was the daughter of James and Ada Perrin (Shubley). Besides her parents, she is predeceased by sisters, Mary, Helen and Mona; brothers, James and Harry. She is survived by her sister, Ada Bray, Kingston, ON; four nieces and three nephews. Until her retirement, Gladys worked with the Department of National Revenue. She was a devout Catholic and an avid traveller (one of her favorite destinations being Spain). She was a life long dog fancier and was owner of several much loved terriers. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Friday from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Father Lloyd Robertson officiating. Interment to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Her suffering is over. "May she be at peace in the arms of the Lord." Memorial donations may be made to the SPCA or a charity of choice.
VERGE, Leontine (Leona) - 81, of Sackville, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2001, at the Dartmouth General Hospital with her loving family around her. She was the daughter of the late Johnny and Mary-Ann Cyr of the Madeliene Islands. She is lovingly survived by her husband, Harold; her two daughters, Leona (Burke) and Sylvia (Hicks); son Ricky; their spouses Robert, Elizee and Lollie, 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brothers and sisters, William, Aurelie, Elioza, Eldora, Freddy and Julian. She was predeceased by brothers and sisters Clement, Linus, Joseph, Clarey, Edmond, Stella, Elidore and Claudemir. The service will be held at 10 a.m. today at St. John Vianney Church, Lower Sackville and a reception there will follow. The burial will then be at Oakridge Memorial Gardens in Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke or the Diabetes Society. A very special thanks to her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Egide Jompe who travelled from Montreal, Que., to be by her side. Also to all the wonderful staff at the Dartmouth General who were there for Leona and her family. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville.
WILLIAMS, Herbert Melvern "Mel" - 66, of Dartmouth, passed away July 29, 2001, in Kensington, PEI. Born in Pool's Cove, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Herbert and Leorna (Perham) Williams. Mel loved the great outdoors and enjoyed bowling. He was a member of the South End Baptist Church. In earlier years he worked with Western Union on the cable ships and then moved on to Imperial Oil with the oil tankers, then on to Atlantic Cans of Dartmouth. Most recently he was retired from the Nova Scotia Power Corporation. He was a member of the IOF and belonged to the Masonic Order achieving status as District Deputy. He is survived by his wife, the former Anna Walker; daughters, Bev (Dave) Scott, Summerville; Faye (Bill), Dartmouth; Melva (Paul), Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Peter, Natasha, Sarah and Patricia; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Phoebe, Dartmouth; Ada and Rose, North Sydney; Phyllis, Sydney; Nora, Bras D'Or Lakes. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in South End Baptist Church, Rev. Robert Mather-Dyer officiating. Burial at a later date in Summerville. Donations to Heart and Stroke.
SMITH, Douglas Edward CMA - 57, of Sambro, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Kline Heights, he was the son of the late Donald John Alpine Smith and Kathleen Mary "Kay" (Umlah) (Smith) MacKay. He was active in many sports, including fast ball, basketball, hockey and believed in staying in shape and keeping active. Being an avid woodworker, he was a proud participant in the construction of several houses for Habitant For Humanity in Metro Halifax. He had a passion for his cottage in the Annapolis Valley, his expanding car collection and "kids, dogs and old ladies". He proudly worked tirelessly after his retirement from Nova Scotia Power Corp. after 29 years, serving on several boards, including the Home of the Guardian Angel as co-chairman, Single Parents Association of Spryfield, Habitat for Humanity, Grey Hound Pets of Atlantic Canada and Community Health Board, where he had been outspoken about health care reform in Nova Scotia. He is survived by his loving wife, Carol (Doucette) Smith; his adoring children, sons, Timothy Sean, Wolfville; Robert Michael, Khil, Taipei, Taiwan; daughter, Leigh Anne, Halifax; step-brothers, Larry MacKay, Treherne, MA; Bernard MacKay, Sackville; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by step-father, Archibald Angus "Archie" MacKay. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Memorial service will take place 2 p.m. Thursday, August 2, 2001 in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, Rev. Randy Townsend officiating. Reception to follow in Midtown Tavern, Grafton St., Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be gratefully accepted at Home of the Guardian Angel, Single Parents Association of Spryfield or Grey Hound Pets of Atlantic Canada.