BUCHANAN, Hazel V. - 81, Sandy Point, passed away October 6, 1999, in the Roseway Manor, Sandy Point, she was a daughter of the late Manus and Priscilla (Hemeon) Hemeon. Surviving are sons, Kenneth, Shelburne; Roger, Harris and James, Sandy Point; daughters, Helen (Mrs. Cecil Williams), Sable River; Joyce (Mrs. Cliff Bangham), Little Harbour; sister, Elsie (Mrs. Ralph Pierce), Sandy Point; brother, Walter, Sandy Point; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Reginald; sister, Dorothy; brothers, James and Leon. Funeral 1 p.m. today in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Shelburne, Rev. John den Hollender officiating. Burial in Dall Cemetery, Sandy Point. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Roseway Manor.
CHETWYND, Henry Albert - 56, Lockeport, formerly of Lower Woods Harbour, passed away October 5, 1999, in the Beach View Apartments, Lockeport. Born in Woods Harbour, he was a son of Helen Chetwynd, Lower Woods Harbour and the late Henry Richardson. He is survived by companion, Lynn Nickerson, Woods Harbour; brother, Leslie, Woods Harbour; sister, Shirlene (Mrs. Lindsay Nickerson), Port Saxon; half-sister, Mrs. Hazel Kennedy, Odgen; He was predeceased by half-brothers, Joseph, Gilbert, John, Charles, and Harry. Funeral 2 p.m. today in the Calvary United Baptist Church, Woods Harbour, Rev. Earl MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, Woods Harbour. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
COMEAU, Marguerite Helen - 87, Mavillette, Digby Co., passed away October 5, 1999, in Yarmouth Regional Hospita. Born in Concession, she was a daughter of the late Urbain and Disa (Verner) Leblanc. She was a retired school teacher and principal, having taught for 35 years in the schools of Clare. She was a long-time member of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union. Surviving are daughters, Corinne and husband Louis Gaudet, Dieppe; brother, Maurice, Concession; granddaughters, Natalie Gaudet, Sylvie Gaudet. She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence; sister, Ruth Comeau. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Salmon River, Rev. Louis Comeau officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
COYLE, (Veinotte) Carolyn Jean - 59, of Brock St., Dartmouth, passed away October 5, 1999 in the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax. Born in East Dalhousie, NS, she was a daughter of Ronald and Lucy (Illsley) Veinotte. She was employed for many years in the financial industry with the Bank of Montreal, and Eastern Canada Savings & Loan Company and it's successors, at the time of her illness she was emplyed in the home heat division of Ultramar Canada Ltd. She is survived by her husband Charles, her mother, Mrs. Lucy Harris of Truro, and her father Ronald Veinotte of Ontario. She was predeceased by her brother Lorimer Veinotte. Funeral service wil be 10 a.m. today in South End Baptist Church (Hastings Dr. Dartmouth) Rev. Charles Hudson, officiating. Burial will follow in Oakridge Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
GILLIS, Harold Chester - 79, Little Dover, formerly of Rocky Bay, passed away October 4, 1999, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Rocky Bay he was a son of the late Lauchie and Clara (Kehoe) Gillis. He was employed as a crane operator in the lumber industry in Boston for 32 years. She was a member of St. Agnes Church, Little Dover Place. Surviving are daughter, Michelle Geist, Newton, Mass; son Harold, Long Beach, California; common-law wife, Louis Harnish; four grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers Leonard, Austin. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 11 a.m. today, in St. Hyacinth Church, D'Escousse, Rev. J.J. MacDonald officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso.
HAMILTON, Julia Marie - 52, 18 Commercial St., Yarmouth, passed away October 3, 1999, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Middleton, January 26, 1947, she was a daughter of Mildred Sykes, Greenville, and the late Israel Dugas. She was a homemaker. Surviving are her husband, John; son, Aaron, Yarmouth; daughter, Shirley, Yarmouth; brothers; Tedford, Alberta; John, Yarmouth; sisters, Vieola Bangay, Belleville, Yarmouth Co.; two grandchildren. She was predeceased by son, Stephen W.; daughter, Sharon; brothers, Wayne, Leo; sister, Barbara; grandson, Stephen J. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. A graveside memorial service will be held 11am today, in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery, Rev. A.D. Bill Newell officiating. Burial in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery. Arrangement entrusted to H.M. Huskilson Funeral Home, 29 Albert St., Yarmouth.
GUTHRIE, Sister Margaret (Mary Loyola) - 86, Mount Saint Vincent Motherhouse, Halifax, passed away October 6, 1999, in Mother Berchmans Centre. Born in Lowell, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Patrick Joseph and Mary (Tyrell) Guthrie. She entered the Sisters of Charity, Halifax, in 1931 and made her religious profession in 1934. She was an educator and dietition. For many years she taught nutrician and home economics at Mt. St. Vincent College, Halifax Infirmary and in Cape Breton. She was director of Dietetics and Nutrition in the Halifax Infirmary from 1958-1971. She was the provincial superior of the Retirement Centre form 1972-1979. She was also involved in pastoral ministies in Halifax. In 1996, she retired to Mt. St. Vincent Motherhouse. Surviving are brother, Joseph, Missouri; step-brother, Arthur Norris, California; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Margaret; brother, John; stepbrothers, Joseph, John Norris. Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Friday, in Mount St. Vincent Motherhouse Chapel. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mother Berchmans Centre Limited.
HARRINGTON, Vera A. - 86, Queens Manor, Liverpool, formerly of Brooklyn, Queens Co., passed away October 4, 1999, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Peabody, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Helena (Spence) Wilt. She was a member of Pilgrim United Church Brooklyn. She loved car travel, country and bluegrass music. She was an avid piano player in her younger years and enjoyed card parties. Surviving are sons, Allen, Phillip, Brooklyn, Queens Co.; Dennis, Liverpool; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Andrew; sister, Anita; brothers, Hollis, Winn, Alfred. There will be no visitation. Funeral 10 a.m. today, in Chandler's Funeral Chapel, Liverpool, Rev. Karen Lynch officiating. Burial in Seaside Cemetery, Brooklyn. Family flowers only, donations to Queens Manor, Liverpool or the Pilgrim United Church, Brooklyn.
LENT, Myrna Hope - 76, Yarmouth, passed away October 4, 1999, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Yarmouth, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Elizabeth (nickerson) Scoville. She was a volunteer for the South End Renewal, received a certificate of merit from the town of Yarmouth and was a member of the senior's club at the Hope Centre, Yarmouth. She was also a founding organizer of the Seniors and Disabled Club and was a volunteer for the Yarmouth South Activity Centre. Surviving are daughters, Carolyn Cosman, Sand Beach; Sharon Peterson, Wendy Emoff, both of Kelowna, B.C.; Linda Lent, Cheryl Pothier, Heather Lent, Nona Manser, all of Yarmouth; son, Gary, Ontario; brother, George, Ontario; sister, Jean Sisco, Yarmouth; 20 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Clayton; brothers, Art, Nelson, Winston, Stan, William; sisters, Dorothy, Lillian, Marion, Theresa. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 pm., Saturday, October 9, funeral 2 pm., Sunday, October 10th, all in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Yarmouth, Rev. A.D. "Bill" Newell officiating. Burial in the Chegoggin Cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Diabetes Association.
MacPHEE, Leona Madeline RN - 81, MacGillivray Guest Home, formerly of 56 Des Barres St., Sydney, passed away October 5, 1999, in the home. Born in Success, Sask., she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (LeBrie) Demaer. Surviving are daughters, Beth MacNeil, Beaver Cove; Denise MacLean, Lower Sackville; sons, Howard Daniel, Sydney; William Frederick, Saskatchewan; Donald Gordon, Victoria Mines; Daniel Norman, British Columbia; sisters, Delores, Saskatchewan; brothes, Edmund, Saskatchewan; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman James. Visitation 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 9 a.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Church, Sydney, Rev. A. O'Connor officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to MacGillivray Guest Home.
MacDOUGALL, Leo Joseph - 63, Maryvale, Antigonish Co., passed away October 6, 1999, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Alex and Catherine (MacPherson) MacDougall. He was employed for 30 years in the Coady International Institute, until his retirement in 1995. He was a member of the St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, in Arisaig. He was known to always have a cup of tea and story for everyone. Surviving are his wife, the former Patsy Ryan; daughters, Marilyn (Karl) MacPherson, Truro; Theresa (Kevin) Schultz, Ottawa; Leona (Cyric) Bartlett, Dartmouth; Jacqueline (Shannon) Stephenson, Maryvale; sons, Joey (Lenore), Maryvale; Michael, Renfrew, Ont; Ronnie (Steffi) Hamburg, Germany; Anthony (Kim), Borden, P.E.I.; sister, Mary Dhooge, Antigonish; brothers, John, Edmonton; Allistair, Halifax; Donald, Lower South River, Antigonish; 17 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sons, Neil in infancy and Raymond; brothers, Ronald and Clarence. Funeral service will be held 2 pm., today in St. Margaret of Scotland Church, Arisaig, Rev. Anthony MacDonald officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Raymond MacDougall Scholarship Fund, Coady International Institute.
MacLEOD, Leslie James (Les) - 66, Dartmouth, passed away October 7, 1999 at the QEII VG Site. Born in North Rustico, PEI, he was the son of the late Herbert and Elsie (Wood) MacLeod. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces in his younger years. He worked for the Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission for eight years with Standard Paving for many years, and also worked on the Gypsum boats. Surviving his wife the former Ida Poulette; six sons, Gary (Robin), Kenny (Marina), Blair (Sherry) all of Dartmouth; Dennis (Pam), Truro; Peter (Shirley), Cambridge; John (Jeannie), Shubenacadie; brother John, Dartmouth; sisters, Beryl Tanner and Isabele Brandon, both of Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews; four grandsons, Keith, Ryan, Tyler, and Nicholas; two great granddaughters, Sharon, Sara Jane, and several step-grandchildren. Predeceased by sister, Priscilia Zwicker. Visitation will be today 7-9 p.m., Saturday 2-4 & 7-9, with the funeral service Sunday 1 p.m., all in the chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Reception to follow. Cremation will follow the funeral service. Burial Tuesday, 11 a.m. in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations may go to the Kidney Foundation of Nova Scotia, or the the QEII Dialysis Unit.
MAXWELL (Wentzell), Hilda Jean - 91, Berwick, formerly Bridgewater, passed away October 5, 1999, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Wallace, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Jemina (Henderson) Nelson. She is survived by son, Vernon and wife Marlene Wentzell, Kingston, Ont.; daughters, Arleen Wentzell, Aylesford; Doreen Wentzell, Canning; sister, Mildred Kelly, Oldham, England; one grandson; two step-grandchildren; several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Earl Wentzell; second husband, Warren Maxwell; daughter, Helen; brothers, Charles Nelson, William Nelson; sisters, Mabel (Cooper) Conrad, Mary Levy. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel, Bridgewater, Rev. James Slack officiating. Burial will follow in the Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Immediate family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Grand View Manor, Berwick or St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Bridgewater. There will be no visitation in the funeral home. Funeral arrangemetns entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater.
RODGERS, John Dennis Joseph - 82, Dartmouth, a survivor of the Halifax Explosion, passed away peacefully October 6, 1999 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Gerald and Josephine (Farrell) Rodgers. For 35 years he was a member of the Dartmouth Police Department retiring as staff-sergeant. He and his wife Dorothy owned and operated the Dartmouth Answering Service. He was very active in the community. He was a Past President of the Banook Canoe Club, Flag Officer Maritime Division Canadian Canoe Association, and an honorary life member of Canadian Canoe Association, past member of the Austinville Owls Club, a life member of the Mic Mac Amature Aquatic Club and a past Chairman of the Dartmouth Natal Day Committee. He was an avid sportsman and cherished opportunities to watch his children and grandchildren participate in sporting events. He is survived by his wife Dorothy (Griffin), daughters, Donna Linihan (Jack), Moncton, NB; Denise Moore (Keith), Trafalgar; Bonnie Boutilier (Alvin) Lower Sackville; sons, John (Donna), Dana (Cheryl), Dennis (Diane) of Dartmouth; 19 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; sisters, Gladys Petrie, Josephine Richards and brother, Gerald. He was predeceased by a grandson, Billy Moore, brothers, Brendon, Ronald, Hugh, Gordon, and two brothers and a sister in infancy. Visitation today 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 10-12 p.m., at Mattatalls Funeral Home, Portland Street Dartmouth. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Church, Windmill Road, Dartmouth. The Rev. Dennis Walsh and the Rev. Bonnie Baird officiating. Interment will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery, Victoria Road, Dartmouth. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
McLEAN, Hilda Pauline - 89, Fairview Villa, formerly of Olivet Street and Ralston Avenue, Halifax, passed away Thursday, October 7, 1999, in the Villa. Born March 30, 1910, in River Glade, NB, she was a daughter of the late Charles Wallace and Iva Myrtle (Jonah) Lockhart. She was an active member of Bayers Road United Baptist Church and before that First Baptist Church. She was active in missionary group IODE and Lionettes. She was an avid bridge player. She graduated from the Montreal General Hospital as a registered nurse in 1932, married Dr. Jack Edward McLean D.V.M. and moved to Halifax in 1936. She nursed in Moncton during the war. In later years, she worked for the hospitality club, welcoming newcomers to Halifax. Seh was predeceased by her husband, Jack in 1953 and two brothers in infancy. She is survived by son, James Lockhart, Halifax; daughter, Jacqueline Anne and husband John Hilton, Halifax; granddaughters, Michelle Lee and partner, Dave; Monique Andrea and husband Keith Salchenberger, Vancouver; Marla Tracy and husband Mark Hamer, Winnipeg; Lindsay Anne, step-granddaughter, Nikki, step-grandson, Tim, all of Halifax; great-grandson, Andrew James, Vancouver; sister, Elaine and husband, Ken Cooke, Halifax; Kathleen Lunn, Moncton; nieces, Lois and Louise; nephews, Bob and Kenneth; grandnieces, Victoria and Shannon. She will be missed. No visitation by request. Funeral service 3 p.m. Saturday, October 9, in Bayers Road United Baptist Church, Rev. Leslie McCurdy officiating. Interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bayers Road United Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax.
SONIER, Lewis Emery - 71, Sarnia, Ontario, passed away Wednesday, October 6, 1999, at the Sarnia General Hospital, Sarnia. Survived by a sister, Anne Fleming of Halifax and brothers Frank Sonier of Hampton, NB, and Fred Sonier and William Sonier, both of Toronto. Predeceased by parents William and Alice Sonier and brothers Andrew Sonier of Halifax and Leo Sonier of Cambridge. Mr. Sonier was a Merchant Marine, a war veteran and a sheet metal worker. A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Solnier will be conducted by the Chaplain of Vision Nursing Home, Ellen MacKinnon and surrounded by those who loved and cared for him for the past thirteen years. The service will take place at the Nursing Home Chapel at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 1999. Memorial donations to Vision Nursing Home, 229 Wellington St., Sarnia, ON, N7T 1G9, or to the Head Injury Association, 387 Exmouth St., Sarnia, ON, N7T 5N8, would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home, (519-336-6042).
THORBURN, John C. - 95, Sandy Point, Shelburne Co., passed away October 5, 1999, in Roseway Hospital, Sandy Point. Born in Jordan Bay, he was a son of the late Lewis and Helen (Crocheron) Thorburn. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are sons, Jack (Jean) Clementsport; Anthony, Churchover; Mike (Jane), Sandy Point; daughters, Freda (Bill) Moffatt; Black Harbour, NB; Beverley (Jack) Burke, Sandy Point; Judith (James) Amos, Wolfville; 20 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth (Rose); daughter, Helen; brothers, Lewis, Merton, St. Clair, Lionel; sisters, Catherine and Nettie. Funeral 3 p.m. today in St. Peter's by the Sea, Sandy Point, Rev. Jim Greene officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Shelburne. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any charity.
VOEGELI, Sheila Margaret - 71, Shad Bay, NS, passed away October 6, 1999, at the QEII HSC, VG Site. Born in England she was the daughter of the late Rob and Eve Jobson. She lived in Bermuda most of her life, moving to Canada and settling in Shad Bay 3 years ago, and made many friends here. Surviving are her 2 sons, Frederick, Shad Bay; Michael, Island of Bermuda; sister, Robin Haliday, England; grandchildren, Derek, Tracy, Andrew, Shad Bay; Melissa, Island of Bermuda. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Halifax Regional Crematorium. Memorial service will be Friday, October 8, at 7 p.m. at St. Timothy's Anglican Church, Hatchett Lake. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the building fund of the New Life Baptist Church, Hatchett Lake.
WADE, Mary Alice - 94, Halifax, passed away peacefully Monday, October 4, 1999 in the QEII New Halifax Infirmary. Born in L'Ardoise, Cape Breton, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Mary (Morvan) Mombourquette. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a devoted and much loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to her family and will be greatly missed by all. Surviving are daughters, Joan (Mrs. Eugene Foote), Arthreen (Mrs. Ralph Bell), with who she resided, Halifax; Alice Joyce (Mrs. Cecil Spencer), Windsor Juction; sons, Kenneth (June), Dartmouth; Gerald (Joan), Albert (Kathleen), Halifax; 30 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Ronald Edwards, Cape Town, South Africa. She was predeceased by her husband, James Walter; daughter, Audrey Brown; grand-daughter, Susan Lee Bell; great-grandson, Andrew Malloy. Cremation has taken place at her request. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, October 12, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax, Pastor Larry Hall officiating. Interment to follow in Brookside Cemetery, Bedford. Family flowers only. In lieu, donations may be made to the Diabetic Association or the Children's Wish Foundation if you wish.
WHITE, Melissa "Honey" - 66, 86 Nolans Lane, Glace Bay, passed away October 4, 1999, in the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late John James and Lorena (Spencer) MacDonald. She was a member of St. John's Church, New Aberdeen. She was a former resident of the Hub. She did volunteer work with the CNIB. She loved playing cards and bingo and she was an avid CBer. Survived by her companion, Roy Miles; daughter, Debbie (White) MacDonald; brothers, Joseph "Bobby", Glace Bay; John "Dookie" MacDonald, Dominion; John "Cook" MacDonald, Bridgeport; sisters, Rose Smith, Dominion; Katheline Curry, Dominion; Agnes Pastuck, New Waterford; Cecilia MacPherson, Ontario; Shirley Chiasson, Reserve; Ann, Janice, Bridgeport; three grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, James Edward White; son, James White; daughter, Mary; brother, Melvin MacDonald; sister, Theresa Cooke. Funeral 10 a.m. today in St. John's Church, Rev. Paul MacGillivray officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to any charity.
WILLIAMS, Glen Gordon - 60, 6 Munroe Court, Truro, passed away October 5, 1999, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Lewis and Selena (Farris) Williams. He was involved in the heavy equipment business most of his life having been the former manager of MCM Rebuilders in Truro. He had also worked for Seaboard G.M. Diesel and most recently C.D. Tractor Trailers in Dartmouth. An avid outdoors person, Glen had a passion for hunting and fishing. He was also an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26. He is survived by his son, Andrew. (Michelle), North River; sisters, Alice Wind, Lower Sackville; Marie Snow, Trenton, Ontario; Sheila Newcombe, Halifax; twin sister, Glenda Boudreqau, Dartmouth; brothers, Lewis Jr., Spryfield; John A., Burton, NB; grandson, Christopher. He was predeceased by a son, Gordon. A memorial service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Brent Robertson officiating. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Visitation and reception to follow the service.