BORDEN, Germaine (Gert) - 40, Dartmouth, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 1999 in the Dartmouth General Hospital, Dartmouth, after a lengthy illness. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of Mike Reddick, Lincolnville and Evelyn Bowden (Borden), Bedford. She worked at the Metropolitan Store on Gottigen Street, in Halifax and later on at the Superstore on Young Street in Halifax. She enjoyed sewing and music. Surviving are daughters, Felicia Borden, Dartmouth; Shardée Borden, at home; sisters, Heather Borden (Simmons), Lower Sackville; Crystal Borden, Edmonton, Alberta; Sandra Borden, Toronto; brother, Gerry Borden, BC; nephews, André & Brandon Simmons; many aunts, uncles, godchildren and cousins. Visitation 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. today, November 5, funeral service 2 p.m., Saturday, November 6, 1999, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville, Rev. Tracey R. Grosse officiating. Cremation to follow. Reception to follow in the funeral home reception lounge after the funeral service. Private family interment at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Home for Children, 1018 Main St., Dartmouth, NS, B2W 4X9, Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia.
COADY, Marilyn Eleanor - 57, Dartmouth, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 1999 at home. Born in Charlottetown, PEI, she was a daughter of Eleanor (McLellan) MacCallum, Charlottetown and the late James W.F. MacCallum. She was a graduate of the Charlottetown School of Nursing, Dalhousie University. (1994) BSc Nursing, worked in Riverside Hospital, Charlottetown, Saint John General and St. Joseph's both in Saint John. She taught at John Abbott College, Montreal, and was Nursing Co-ordinator at Dartmouth General Hospital for 20 yrs. A member of the Registered Nurses Association of Nova Scotia. Surviving are husband, Frank; daughter, Kendra Coady (Andy Simms), Dartmouth; sons, Mark (Carrie), Brussels; Trent (Lynn), Dartmouth; sisters, Joan Henry (Ron), Guelph, Ont.; Janet Lapierre (Jerry), Toronto; Carol Rose (Bill), Montreal; brothers, Arnold (Eileen), Digby; Alan (Glenna), Nanaimo, BC; Brian (Margaret), Calgary; grandchildren, Joel, Brennan, Aidan, Caroline. Visiting today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth. Funeral mass will be Saturday 10 a.m. in St. Peter's Church, Maple St., Dartmouth, Rev. John Hayes and Rev. Bob Coady officiating. A reception to follow in the Parish Centre. Private family burial Monday, November 8, 1999 in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only, donations to Dartmouth General Hospital or Canadian Cancer Society.
COLP, Dorothy Annette - 83, of Pleasant River, Queens Co., passed away November 3, 1999 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Annapolis Royal she was a daughter of the late Edward and Catherine (MacKay) Cassidy. Survived by husband, Albert; daughters, Carol Morin-Christie, Yarmouth; Patricia Colp, Nepean, Ontario; Susan Herman, North Brookfield; son, Donald, Eastern Passage; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren. Predeceased by a grandson, Gregory; sister, Muriel and twin sister, Ruth. There will be no visitation at the Funeral Home by family request. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Trinity United Church, Pleasant River. Reverend Natalie Buchanan officiating. Burial in Lakeview Cemetery, Pleasant River. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society Children's Division. Arrangements are entrusted to the R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville.
COOK, James - 79, Digby Crescent, Dartmouth, passed away November 2, 1999 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in London, England, he was retired having worked in pharmaceutical sales for, among others, Schering Canda. In recent years he was well known in POAP. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving with Royal Navy-Fleet Air Arm. Surviving are son, David, Halifax; Peter, Montreal; four grandchildren; many devoted friends and colleagues. He was predeceased by his wife, Pamela Robins. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Forest Lawn Crematorium Services, Cole Harbour. There will be a gathering of friends at his former residence 2-6 p.m. today, November 5, 1999. Donations may be made to the Salvation Army, Hope Cottage or a charity of choice.
FITZGERALD, Allison E. - 72, Halifax, passed away November 2, 1999 in the VG Site, QEII. Bornin Tide Head, NB, he was a son of the late James W. and Grace H. (Fraser) Fitzgerald. He is survived by his wife, the former Marie L. Jamison; daughters, Patricia (Mrs. Hans Talarowski), Toronto, Ont.; Sheilah (Mrs. Dan Thysse), Edmonton, AB; son, Scott and wife Robyn, Georgetown, Ont.; sisters, Margaret Edwards, Tide Head, NB; brothers, Robert and wife Rachael, London, Ont.; grandchildren, Steven, Derrick, Rebecca, Michael, Jaemi, Scottie, Lee, Brendan, Bridget. He was predeceased by brothers, beverly, John "Jack", Donald, James "Do", Ronald and Barry; sisters, Velma and Trudy. Visitation 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. today in St. James Anglican Church, Halfway Cove, Guysborough Co. and from where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, November 6, Rev. Peter MacRae will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to St. James Anglican Church Cemetery Fund or a charity of your choice.
FRASER, Joseph Raymond - 75, Herring Cove Road, Halifax, passed away November 3, 1999, VG Site, QEII. Born in Prince Edward Island. He was a veteran of the Second World War having served overseas with Canadian Armed Forces and was a long shoreman at the Halifax waterfront for a number of years. He was a great lover of cats. He is survived by daughters, Phyllis Humprey, Dartmouth; Linda Drysdale, Spryfield; sons, Raymond, Spryfield; James Drysdale, Peterborough, Ont.; a number of grandchildren. Predeceased by a number of brothers and sisters. Visitation 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax. Funeral service 10 a.m. Monday in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, Rev. Edward Raj officiating with burial in Fairview Cemetery, Halifax. Donations to charity of choice.
HIGGINS, Winnifred Maude - 84, Mahone Bay, formerly of Kenora, Ontario, passed away October 28, 1999, in Fishermens Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in East Cowes, Isles of Wight, England, she was the daughter of the late Albert Ernest and Winifred Joanna (Roper) Jefford. She was a resident of Kenora, Ontario, for over 40 years, where she worked with her husband James at the Coney Island Town Park in Kenora for a number of years prior to their retirement. After retirement, she was an avid traveller to Florida annually. She later moved to Mahone Bay where she became a member of the Trinity United Church, Mahone Bay and was a member of the UCW. She has been a foster parent for several years to a five year old girl in Shrilanka. She is survived by her daughters, Beverley Hinton, Campbell River, B.C.; Patricia Durrant, Kelowna, B.C.; Janice Edwards, Kenora; Nancy Boomgaardt, Ottawa; Jamie Skoczylas, Mahone Bay; sisters, Denise Anderson, Dryden, Ontario; Doris McDiarmid, Victoria, B.C. She was predeceased by her husband, James Patrick Higgins; brother, Leo (Boiky) Roper; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, November 6, 1999, in the Trinity United Church, Mahone Bay, Rev. Heather Hemming officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Kenora. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to World Vision or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
HINES, Paul Douglas - Lawrencetown, Halifax Co., passed away November 3, 1999 in the VG Site of QEII. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late John N. and Mary M. (Mountain) Hines He served in the Canadian Armed Forces, R.C.A.F. for 29 years and then the D.N.D. Dockyard for 15 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Kathleen (Black) Hines; children, Elizabeth, Stephen, Thomas, James, Susan (Crooks) and Paula; grandchildren, Thomas, Joshua, Julia, Tony and Nikka; brothers, Donald, Robert and sister Molly (Fiander). He was predeceased by brothers, Weldon, John (Jack) N. and Victor. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. Service to be held Saturday, November 6, at 10 a.m. at St. Anselms Church, West Chezzetcook, Fr. Johni Mathew officiating. Burial in St. Anselm's cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Sociey. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth.
NEWELL, Blanchard William - 64, Barrington Passage, Shelburne Co., passed away November 2, 1999, in the Roseway Hospital, Sandy Point. Born in Centreville, he was the son of Edith (Nickerson) (Newell) Hopkins, Roseway Manor, Sandy Point and the late Glenwright Newell. He was a member of the Island Gospel Tabernacle, Clam Point. Surviving are sister, Rosemary Nickerson, Oak Park; several nieces and nephews; a great niece. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Huskilson's Funeral Home, Barrington. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday, Island Gospel Tabernacle, Clam Point, Pastor Daniel Dunnett and Don Smith officiating. Burial in River Dale Cemetery, Riverhead. Donations to any charity.
LORD, Frank Tennant - 89, Kentville, NS, passed away November 3, 1999 in Lower Sackville, NS. Born in St. John, NB, he was a son of the late Henry and Mary (Long) Lord. He graduated from the Agriculture College in Truro and later he graduated with a masters degree in Entomology from the University of Guelph. He worked with the Department of Agriculture in Kentville and Annapolis Royal for 40 years. He retired in 1972. Surviving is his wife, the former Margaret Ross; daughter, Judy (Mrs. David Young) Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Karen and Paul, Halifax; Lynn, Kamloops, BC; great grandchildren, Eric and Adam. He was predeceased by brothers, George, Walter and Ernie; sister, Grace. Visitation 10:30 until time of funeral service at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Burial in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Kentville.
MacCABE, Verna May - 90, Truro, passed away November 2, 1999 in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Bornin Kennetcook, Hants Co., she was a daughter of the late John and Lelia (Riley) MacCulloch. Mrs. MacCabe had worked at the Weir Nursing Home prior to her retirement and was a resident at the Glenview Lodge, Truro. Dear mother of Helen and her husband, Eric Millard, Newport, Hants Co.; Rodney and his wife, Pauline, Port colborne, Ont.; Floyd and his wife, Shirley, Harmony; Irma and her husband, Billy MacCumber, Falmouth, Hants Co.; Cleaveland and his wife, Carol, Fenwick, Ont.; Douglas and his wife, Hope, Truro. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold MacCabe and friend Murray Fountain; son, Clyde and daughter, Georgenna Jardine; two sisters and four brothers. Visitation will be held today from 9-11 a.m. Funeral today at 11 a.m., all in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Clair MacLeod officiating. Burial in Crossroads Cemetery, Valley.
MacPHEE, Edith Elizabeth - 86, Halifax, passed away October 31, 1999 in the Camp Hill Veteran's Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Pine Tree, Pictou Co., she was a daughter of the late Mackichen and Annie (MacEachern) MacPhee. Seh was a 1937 graduate of the former Victoria General Hospital, Halifax. She nursed at the Colchester County Hospital, Truro, prior to joining RCAMC in January 1942. She served overseas from May of 1944, in England, Belgium and Holland. Following her discharge, she was on the nursing staff at Camp Hill hospital until July 1955, then rejoining the army for five years. She returned to nursing at Camp Hill until her retirement in 1976. She was a member of the Nursing Sisters Association of Canada, and the VG Alumnae Association. Surviving are her niece, Joanne MacIntyre, Pinevale; nephew, Donald Smith, Red Deer, AB; two grandnephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Gordon, John, Lloyd; sisters, Jean Smith, Ruth MacPhee. Cremation has taken place. Committal at Glenbard Cemetery, James River, Antigonish Co. Memorial service 2 p.m. Monday, in the Calvin Presbyterian Church, Halifax. Donations to Multiple Sclerosis Society. Arrangements entrusted to MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish.
PAGE, Burchel Fulmore - 81, North Noel Road, passed away November 3, 1999, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Noel Road, he ws a son of the late Daniel and Ada (McCulloch) Page. A resident of North Noel Road for 20 years, previously of Scotch Village. For the last nine months he had been a resident of Dykeland Lodge, Windsor. He retired from Barretts Lumber in Beaver Bank and before that he worked at McClare Brothers in Hillsville and Etters Lumber in Brooklyn. Surviving are his sister, Violet Fletcher, West Gore; brothers, Relmond, Scotch Village; Osmond, Rawdon Gold Mines; Brenton, Spryfield. He was predeceased by sisters, Ellen, Lottie, Frances; brothers, William, Henry, George. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in Saint Paul's United Church, North Noel Road, Rev. Jennifer Power officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Donations to any charity.
MARCHAND, Alphonse Edward - 74, Arichat, Richmond Co., passed away November 2, 1999, in the St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Born in Arichat, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bertina (Arsenault) Marchand. He was a Mate on the Lake Boats for many years, former employee of Rock Loaf Diary, Arichat, also a former Security Guard with Nova Scotia Power from where he then transferred to Automatic Energy Canada Limited in Stores up until his retirement. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150, Arichat. He served in the Merchant Marines. He enlisted in September 1943-March 8, 1946, in the North Nova Scotia Highlander's serving in the United Kingdom, Normandy Europe, France, Belgium and Germany. He held medals 39-45 Star, France and Germany Star, C.V.S.M. and Clasp and 39-45 War Medal. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Anita Forgeron; daughter, Aurine Richard, Giselle Richard, both of Arichat; sons, Karrol Edward, Janvrin's Harbour; Claude Phillip, Boudreaville; sisters, Kathleen Richard, Arichat, Annette Jollymore, Boudreauville; eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Rachel Poirier, Clara Boudreau; brothers, Leo Marchand, Godfrey Marchand. Visitation 12:30-2:30 p.m. today, in C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat. Military funeral 3 p.m. today in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Arichat, Rev. Bruno Ruel officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Veteran's Comfort Fund.
MATTHEWS, Elmer Herbert - 75, Kingston passed away November 2, 1999 in Veteran Affairs Unit, Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in O'Leary, PEI, he was the son of the late George and Emma (Carruthers) Matthews. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He served in hte Canadian Armed Forces for 28 years and retired from CE section, CFB Greenwood in 1984. He was a member of Kingston United Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Carrie Campbell; daughters, Gloria Spencer, Greenwood; Sylvia (Millard) Warner, Middleton; sons, Owen, Edmonton, AB; Derrick (Margaret), Bridgewater; brothers, Weldon, Halifax; Gerald, Summerside, PEI; grandchildren, Peter Spencer, Ronda Spencer-Lee, Paul Samuels, Owen, Mark and Janice Matthews, Laura Warner, Vashti, Sheena and Ryan Matthews. He ws predeceased by brothers, Fred and Lloyd. Funeral 2 p.m. today inthe Kingston United Church, Rev. Lisa Potter officiating. Burial in North Kingston Cemetery. Donation to the Canadian Cancer Society, Veteran Affairs Unit, Soldiers Memorial Hospital or Mid-Valley Palliative Care Service.
MUNROE, John W. - 73, of 55 Station Street, Reserve Mines passed away Wednesday, November 3, 1999 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late William and Ella Mae (MacKinnon) Munroe. Mr. Munroe was a member of St. Joseph's Church and Pensioner's Club in Reserve Mines. He was a member of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 2, Reserve Mines. He was employed with Devco for 28 years and with the Department of Transportation for 10 years. Surviving are his daughters, Helen (Mrs. Blair Tatlock), New Waterford; Nadine (Mrs. Dwight Oliver), Reserve Mines; sons, Calder (Pat), Stratford, Ont.; and Wayne (Carol), Dartmouth; brother, William, Mt. Uniacke; sisters, Sally, Ontario; and Charlotte, Reserve Mines; grandchildren, Lana Peck, John Blair Tatlock, Calder Munroe, Jennifer and Alicia Oliver and Kyle Munroe; great grandchildren; Meaghan and Riley Peck. Also surviving is special companion, Viola. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his loving wife, the former Remigius "Duxie" McNeil in 1992; daughter, Marilyn and son, Blair; brother, Roy; sisters, Mary and Margaret. Visitation for the late Mr. Munroe will be held today from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. in V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 6, in St. Joseph's Church, Reserve Mines with Fr. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in John's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or Cape Breton Palliative Care are suggested as an expression of sympathy.
PHILLIPS, Lloyd George - 76, Green Oaks, Colchester Co., passed away Tuesday, November 2, 1999 in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Green Oaks, Colchester Co., February 22, 1923, he was a son of the late Everett and Margaret (Henderson) Phillips. Lloyd was a lumberman, farmer and construction worker. He had a great concern for people, wildlife and was especially fond of horses. He was also a member of the Old Barns United Church. Lloyd is survived by daughters, Edna, Green Oaks and Dartmouth; Elaine (Mrs. Chester Urquhart), Truro Heights; Dianne (Mrs. Allan Hayman), Lower Truro; sister, Marie (Mrs. Clinton Chaplin), Oldham; two nephews and a grandnephew. He was predeceased in 1996 by his wife of 47 years, the late Pearl (Adams) Phillips formerly of Cape George Point, Antigonish Co.; brothers, Stanley and a nephew. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, November 6, all in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro, Rev. Wade Allen officiating. Burial in the Old Barns Cemetery. Flowers would be greatly appreciated or donations may be made to the Lung Association, the Old Barns United Church, the Old Barns Cemetery Corportation or the Fisher Creek Cemetery Fund. Following the interment in the Old Barns Cemetery, a reception will be held in the Old Barns United Church Hall.
SEARS, John Gardner - 84, 6 Boutiliers Grove, Dartmouth, and formerly of 28 Lawnwood Drive, Truro, passed away November 3, 1999 in the Oceanview Manor, Dartmouth. Born in Springhill Junction, he was a son of the late William D. and Elizabeth (Canning) Sears. He was a retired Locomotive Engineer with the C.N. Railway and a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. He was also a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses. Surviving are son, Doug (Mary Jane); grandchildren, Allison, Crista, Craig; sister, Glendora LaPierre, all of Dartmouth; brothers, Frank (Doris), Springhill; Bob (Rita), Woodstock, Ont. He was predeceased by his wife, trhe former Jenny Irene Douglas; 11 brothers and sisters. Funeral 3 p.m. today in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 183 Waller Drive, Truro. Visitation and reception to follow the funeral in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Arrangements entrusted to the Colchester Community Funeral Home, Truro.
SIMPSON, Jane Marion - 79, Bear River, Annapolis Co., passed away November 3, 1999 in the Digby General Hospital. Born in Long Island, New York, she was a daughter of the late John and Sophie Srednick. For the last three years she has been a caregiver for her husband. She enjoyed tole painting, gardening, plants and cooking. Surviving are her husband, Lawrence; daughters, Dianne Fuehrer, Long Island, New York; Debra Hutchins, Seabrook, Digby Co., Dale Rafuse, Granville Ferry, Annapolis Co., brother, Anthony Srednick, Florida; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Wanda. Visitation 2-4 , 7-9 p.m Friday, in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral 1 p.m. Saturday, in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Rev. Craig Christenson officiating. Interment in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River. Donations to Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
SUTHERLAND, Ella Ida - 73, of Breton Bay Nursing Home and former resident of Glace Bay, passed away Wednesday, November 3, 1999 at the Breton Bay Nursing Home, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Elwood and Annie (MacVicar) Sutherland. Ella was a member of Warden United Church, Glace Bay and a former employee with the Glace Bay General Hospital. Unmarried, Ella is survived by one brother, Allan (Vicar) Sutherland, Oxford, NS, and a former resident of Glace Bay; one niece, Camilla Dickie, Oxford; four nephews, Allan, Halifax; Chester, Glace Bay; Arthur, Ottawa; and Edward, Kamloops, BC. Besides her parents, Ella was predeceased by a sister, Jean and a sister in infancy. Visitation will be in the V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Saturday, 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Ralph Johnston officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
TAYLOR, Mary Olive Winnifred "Winnie" - 66, 16 Dale Street, Amherst, formerly of Mississauga, Ont., passed away October 31, 1999 in the George Dumont Hospital, Moncton. Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Amedee and Emma (Comeau) Richard. She was a member of the Saint Charles Roman Catholic Church, Amherst. She had worked at Frank Cox Sales in Ontario for over 25 years as an engraver. Surviving are step-daughters, Louise Gross, Patricia Taylor, Toronto; step-son, Robert Taylor, Stroud, Ont.; sisters, Reta Pfinder, Tillie Robichaud, Amherst; brothers, James, Amherst; Ross, Chateauguay, Que.; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John Taylor; sisters, Edna Carter, Alice Despres, Mabel Kerbrat; brother, Leo. There will be no visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. Burial will take place in Glendale Memorial Gardens, Rexdale, Ont. Donations can be made at Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst, to the Kidney Foundation or any charity.
TEED, John Gordon - 83, Meadowlando Villa, 23 Retson Drive, Truro, passed away November 3, 1999 in the Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Lower Truro, he was a son of the late John and Myrtle (Hirtle) Teed. He was a farmer for several years. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving overseas for four years. Surviving are sister, Mrs. Della Loughead, Coldbrook, Kings Co., several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, James, Walter, Murray. No visitation by request. A private family graveside service at a later date in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro. Donations to any charity. Arrangements entrusted to Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro.
THERIAULT, Ernest (Ernie) Joseph - Mahone Bay, formerly of Halifax, passed away at home at the age of 72, on Wednesday, November 3, 1999 after a brief struggle with cancer. Ernie was a long time member of the boys' and mens' choir at St. Mary's Basilica. After attending Saint Mary's University he worked for many years in Halifax at the Department of Vital Statistics. He worked for I.T.T. in Montreal and Kitchener, Ontario until his early retirement at which time he returned to Nova Scotia to live in Mahone Bay. He and his wife Betty, were co-owners of Blockhouse Antiques & Collectibles, where over the last fifteen years they made new and lasting friends and were united with old ones. Ernie loved Mahone Bay but was a Haligonian at heart. He seldom missed an opportunity to travel to Halifax "to do the rounds", visiting his favourite antiquarian book stores, antique shops and the Public Archives. He was a true Renaissance Man, a lover of music (especially jazz and classical), the arts and literature. To those of us who knew him, it seemed that there was no topic he couldn't speak authoritatively and at length on. He was a baseball enthusiast and was delighted that his beloved New York Yankees won the World Series yet again this year. He will be dearly missed by his wife Betty (nee Cave); daughter, Carolyn and her partner, Chris Ludlow, Halifax; son, Frank, Toronto; three granddaughters; his sisters, Margaret (Pat) Barry, St. Lambert, PQ; Helen (Dan) Danagher, Ottawa, ON; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, his brothers, Stephen (Halifax); Frances "Sam" (Halifax); George, (Calgary, AB); and John (Saint John, NB). A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, November 6, 1999 in Calvary Temple, Mahone Bay with Rev. James Haughn presiding. In lieu of flowers, the family would rather request that memorial donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mahone Funeral Home, 32 Parish St., Mahone Bay.
THOMSON, George H. - 85, Truro, passed away November 3, 1999 in the Colchester Regional Hospital. Born in Shubenacadie, he was a son of the late Harvey C. and Catherine L. (Logan) Thomson. He served in the Second World War in the R.C.A.F. He was a tool and dye maker at Singer Controls, St. Thomas, Ont. Surviving are niece, Lynn McEwen, Truro; three stepdaughters. He was predeceased by his wife, Patsy; brother, Thomas; stepdaughter. Cremation has taken place. No service or visitation by request. Arrangements entrusted to the Colchester Community Funeral Home, Truro.
WALLACE (Swift), Ruby Grace - 90, West Dalhousie, Annapolis Co., passed away November 2, 1999 in Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown. Born in West Dalhousie, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Annie (McGowan) Swift. She was very active in her community, a lifelong dedicated member of the West Dalhousie United Baptist Church, the Ladies WMAS, "Do Your Bit Club" and for many years wrote the items of interest for the Bridgetown Monitor. She was teh last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are nieces, Peggy Ann Meisner, Liverpool; Mary Lou Marshall, Bridgetown; Verna Noreen Bishop, Paridise; Donna Ruby Wefer, Liverpool; nephew, Wayne Aubrey Swift, Wolfville. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth; companion, Harold Chase; sister, Gladys Todd; brother, Aubrey Swift. Funeral 2 p.m. today in West Dalhousie United Baptist Church, Rev. George Neily officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Donations to the Perpetual Care Fund of the West Dalhousie United Baptist Church or any charity.
WEBSTER, Mable Irene - 66 of New Minas, NS, passed away November 2, 1999 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in White Rock, Kings County, NS, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Laura (Balsor) Day. She lived in the valley area all of her life. She attended New Minas Baptist Church for a number of years. Surviving is her husband, Everett; sons, Larry, Coldbrook; Edward, New Minas; daughters, Barbara (Mrs. Terry Dykens), Canning; Cindy Webster, New Minas; brothers, Harris, Calgary; sister, Patricia (Mrs. Henry Taylor), Black Rock; three grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Catherine; brothers, Aubrey and Willie; sister, Rita. Funeral service 1 p.m. today, in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Reverend Terry Atkinson officiating. Burial in the Cambridge Cemetery. Memorial donations to the charity of choice.
WINCHESTER, Muriel H. - 74, Cocagne, formerly of Lakeville, passed away November 2, 1999 in the Moncton Hospital. Bornin Youngstown, AB, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Muriel (James) Smith. Muriel was a former employee of Permanent Life Real Estate, member of Lakeville United Church, past president of the UCW, past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of teh Blanchard Fraser Memorial Hospital, Kentville, a self employed seamstress and stain glass artisan. Muriel loved her garden, fishing and hunting. She will be sadly missed by her loving companion, Len Doucette; daughter, Judy Enright (William), Windsor, Sharon Ricker (Larry), Lower Coverdale; Diana Boudreau, Hillsborough; sons, James (Justine), Alexandria, Ont.; Robert (Kathy Langer), Early, Iowa; 13 grandchildren; sisters, Beth Ball (Bill), Victoria, BC; James Smith (Bernadette), Spain; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William "Bus" Winchester (November 11, 1997); sister, Ruth. Funeral 1:30 p.m. today, Rev. Eldon Hay officiating, in Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home chapel. Refreshments following the service. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by her family.
ZONG, Ella - 86, 100 Spruce Haven Drive, Sydney, passed away November 2, 1999 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (AuCoin) Arsenault. She was a member of the Holy Rosary Parish, Westmount and the parish CWL. Surviving are sisters, Margaret Phalen, Halifax; Sister Jean Arsenault, Mount Saint Vincent Mothehouse, Halifax; Eileen Stonley, Sudbury, Ont.; Mary MacDonald, Sydney; brother, Joseph Arsenault, Sydney; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest; sisters, Sophie Whitty, Westmount; Rose Chieasson, Westmount. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday, in Holy Rosary Church, Rev. Dan MacInnis officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Donations to Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation or any charity.