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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 27

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Date: Tuesday, 18 March 2008, at 4:32 p.m.

ANDREA, Cecilia - 87, Pleasant St., North Sydney, passed away December 4, 2000, as a result of a house fire. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late John and Julia (Anthony) Andrea. She began the first part of her working career as an X-Ray Technician at St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish, later she was employed with the Nova Scotia Government as secretary, then with the Department of National Defence, Point Edward Naval Base and employed at the Hamilton Memorial and St. Elizabeth Hospitals for five years. At the time of her retirement she was employed with the Department of National Revenue, Customs and Excise. She was a member of St. Joseph Parish, North Sydney and at one time was church secretary and librarian. She was extremely active in several roles of the Sodality of the Children of Mary and also the Altar Society. Surviving are sisters, Eva Lipton, Truro; Regina Andrea, Halifax; Theresa Wilsack, Stellarton; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Margaret, Rose, Veronica, Rebecca Crosby, Josephine Sampson; brothers, Michael, Philip, Elias, Louis, George. Funeral 10 a.m. today, in St. Joseph Church, Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations to any charity.

BENNETT, Donald Frederick - 48, Waterville, Kings Co., passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2000 at the QEII Hospital, VG Site, Halifax. Born in Berwick, Kings Co., he was a son of William and Ida (Comeau) Bennett, Berwick. He was a trained chef and had worked for the past 30 years as a cook at the Kings County Rehabilitation Centre in Waterville. He was a long time member of the Waterville and District Volunteer Fire Department. Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Nancy Lee (Lightfoot) Bennett; sons, Aaron Craig and Ryan Scott, both at home; brothers, Gary (Sandra), Grafton; Steven (Phyllis Spencer), Cambridge; David (Marina Taylor), Berwick; Paul (Nancy) and Terry, all of Waterville; sisters, Brenda Clarke, Berwick; Wanda (Paul Corkum), Dartmouth; maternal grandmother, Rita Comeau, Cape St. Mary, Digby Co.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Valerie in infancy and Janet Marie Bennett. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday, December 9, 2000 and the funeral service at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 10, 2000, all in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. Rev. Judith Saunders officiating. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery with a reception to follow in the Waterville Fire Hall. Donations in memory may be made to the Waterville and District Volunteer Fire Department or the Canadian Cancer Society.

BENT, Lorraine Myrtle - 73, Waterville, Kings Co., passed away Sunday, December 3, 2000 in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in Kingston, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late Anard and Erma (Toole) Parsons. Lorraine had worked as a housekeeper for P.L. Morse and as a child care giver for Gerald Morse. She was a member of the C.N.I.B. and the Coldbrook Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Reginald, Grand View Manor; sons, George (Jane), Donnie (Elsie), Allen, Mike (Elizabeth), all of Waterville; Charles (Josephine), Fort St. John, B.C.; Leslie (Patches) Pierre, Halifax; Lloyd (Karla), Long Point Mountain; daughters, Shirley (Wayne) Spicer, Harbourville; Alice Scotney, Barbara Jenner, Edith (Stanley) Johnstone, all of Waterville; June (Gary Kenneally) Kaiser, Welsford; Karen (Percy) Murphy, Kingston; grandchildren, Brenda, George Jr., Matthew, Mark, Linda; Tanya, Kim, Donnie Jr.; Jason; Ashley, Adam; Joseph and John Pierre; Andrew; Stephen, Christine; Doris; Joseph; Jonathon, Samantha; several great grandchildren; brother, Anard (Donna) Parsons, Kingston; sisters, Alice Davis, Jennie (Pierre) Desrochers, all of Kingston. She was predeceased by two children in infancy, a daughter, Sheila Bent; sister, Eva Parsons. Funeral service at 2 p.m. today, December 8, 2000, in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. Rev. Gary Countway officiating. Burial in the Berwick Cemetery with a reception to follow in the Coldbrook Baptist Church. Donations in memory may be made to the Annapolis Valley V.O.N., the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Alzheimer Society.

BERNARD, John M. - Indian Brook, passed away December 5, 2000, at home. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late John and Freda (Sack) Bernard. He operated a siding and gutter business for any years in the United States and Canada and for the last number of years he owned/operated a store in Indian Brook. Surviving are daughters, Elizabeth Ann, Halifax; Gloria Francis, Indian Brook; Darlene, Enfield; sons, John, David, Roger and Roddy, Indian Brook; sisters, Annie Paul, Indian Brook; Gladys Stevens, Eskasoni; Diane, Sanford, Me.; 15 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Annie May Cremo; infant son, Gordon; sister, Louise; brother's Douglas, William, Martin, Gordon and Hughie. Funeral 10 a.m. today in St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church, Indian Brook, Rev. Tom Kurudeepan, OMI officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.

DeVILLER, Vera Maude - 77, long time resident of Halifax, passed away December 4, 2000 at Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building. Born in Birmingham, England, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Charlotte Swinerton. Before coming to Canada, as a war bride in 1946, she was an air raid warden in Britain and later served with ATS during the Second World War. Her hard work and generosity were admired and valued by her family, friends and neighbours. She was an employee of Simpson Sears for many years. The love of her life were her five boys. Surviving are her husband, Lester (Mike); her sons, Robert (Fay), Charles (Bertha), Halifax; Michael (Lillian), Gagetown, NB; Christopher (Debra), Lantz, NS; and Lester, Debert; sisters, Edith and Muriel of England; brother, Walter, of England; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her twin sister, Miriam Victoria Kesterton and brother, Charles. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today, December 8, 2000 in the chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Interment in Fairview Lawn Cemetery with reception to follow the interment in the funeral home reception center. Donations may be made to Veterans Memorial Building (Garden Fund) or charity of choice.

DIGGS, Joseph - 95, Cherrybrook, passed away December 6, 2000 in Melville Lodge. Born in East Preston, he was a son of the late Joseph and Isabelle (James) Diggs. He was a former member of East Preston United Baptist Church. He later took fellowship with the Cherrybrook United Baptist Church. He was an usher for several years with both churches. He was an honorary member and past president of the Men's Brotherhood of Cherrybrook, past president of the Seniors Citizens Group of Dartmouth and past member of the Masonic Lodge. Surviving are daughter, Madeline, Ontario; stepdaughters, Rose, Jean, Toronto; Mabel, Dartmouth; Pearl, Cherrybrook; sons, Alfred, East Preston; Bradford, Alberta; Godson, Leon; stepson, Randolph, Cherrybrook; sisters, Sarah Fairfax, Cherrybrook; Beatrice Adams, Dartmouth; several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Stella Sparks (Wyse); brother, William; sisters, Mary, Florence, Susan. Visitation 4-9 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in Cherrybrook U:nited Baptist Church, Pastor Wayne Desmond officiating, assisted by Rev. Dr. D.E. Fairfax. Burial in the church cemetery. Donations to the Cherry Brook United Baptist Church, Renovation Fund.

ETTINGER, Marjorie Elizabeth - 84, Windsor, passed away in Dykeland Lodge on December 6, 2000. Born in Scotch Village, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Bertha (MacHarrie) Frail. Marjorie was a member of the Windsor United Church and a UCW member. Surviving are husband, Joseph Ettinger; son, Keith (Marlene) Wilson, Alberta; daughter, Jean (Malcolm) Brown, Martock; grandchildren, Gregory Wilson, Jeffrey Wilson, Natalie Wilson, all of Alberta; Beth Brown, Amanda Brown, both of Windsor; 6 great grandchildren; sisters, Ura Berggren, Wentworth; Erna Weatherhead, Rawdon; Jean (Willard) Campbell, Greenfield, Hants Co.; step daughter, Susan (Al) Martin, Brampton, Ontario; numerous nieces and nephews. Marjorie was predeceased by husband, Russell Wilson and Harold Withrow. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today, December 8, 2000 at Withrow MacMillan Funeral Home, Upper Nine Mile River, Rev. Margie Whynot officiating. Burial will be in West Gore Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Friends of Dykeland Lodge or a charity of choice.

GREGORY, Allan Malcolm - 57, Digby, passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2000, in the Digby General Hospital, Digby. Born in Young's Cove, Annapolis Co., he was a son of Malcolm Gregory and the late Shirley (Rafuse) Gregory. He was a fisherman all his working life. Surviving are his sons, Dale, Delaps Cove; David, Port Wade; daughter, Shirley Theriault, Grand Pre; brothers, Henry, Young's Cove; Monty, Timberlea; sister, Prudy Saunders, Granville Ferry; four grandchildren. He was predeceased by two infant brothers. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Saturday, in Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal, Pastor Jeffrey George officiating. Burial in Hillsburn Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to any charity.

HAWBOLDT, Elizabeth Mary "Betty" - 57, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully, December 6, 2000 in Glades Lodge. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Lena (Leblanc) Boudreau and the late Robert Ryan. She enjoyed playing bingo, spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who will be dearly missed. Surviving are her husband, Garnet Hawboldt "Red"; stepfather, Leon Boudreau; daughters, Brenda Hawboldt and Cathy Hawboldt, Tammy Melanson, all of Dartmouth; sons, Michael, Ontario; James, Dartmouth; many brothers and sisters; grandchildren, Jackie and Megan Hawboldt, Melissa and Shawn MacBurnie, Sarah and Taylor-John Melanson, Kristen, Kimberley, Rebecca and Andrew Hawboldt Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home. Memorial srevice will be held today at 10 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Church, Dartmouth. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception will follow in the family home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch.

INGRAM, Alexander Robert "Sandy" - 76, Pine Grove Dr., Spryfield, passed away December 5, 2000 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Burgeo, Nfld., he was a son of the late Henry and Augusta (Meade) Ingram. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Merchant Navy. He later served aboard the Lord Kelvin which linked Europe to Canada by cable. He worked for a number of years for Highliners, Lunenburg. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 152 Spryfield. He is survived by his wife, Effie Hilda (Rose) Ingram; son, Lloyd and wife Linda, Picton, Ont.; daughter, Eleanor Schramal, Chicago; brother, Herbert, Burgeo, Nfld.; sisters, Lea Pearce, Port aux Basque; Mary Foot, Burgeo; Eileen Neilson, Trenton, Ont.; half-sister, Elma, St. John's, Nfld.; grandchildren, Kelly, Cathy, Alex, Emily and Jessie. He was predeceased by brother, Joseph Ingram; sister, Myrtle Bennett. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service 2 p.m. today in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rev. James Purchase officiating, assisted by Rev. Mary Wilkie. Burial to follow in Emmanuel Anglican Church Cemetery, Sussex St. Donations to Emmanuel Anglican Church.

MACAULAY, A. Margaret - 82, Breton Bay Nursing Home, passed away December 4, 2000, in the home. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late John and Neillie (MacDonald) Ross. She was a retired Registered Nurse. Surviving are daughter, Joan Evans, Sydney River; sons, Donald, East Bay; George, Sydney; sister, Charlotte Chiasson, Baddeck; brothers, Neil, Hubert, Sydney; George, Barrie, Ont.; six grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Ian; sisters, Catherine Dunlop; a sister in infancy; brother, Fraser; granddaughter, Cheryl. No visitation. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Rev. Alan McIntosh officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Baddeck. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or any charity.

McALONEY, Douglas Robert - 63, of 1 Gilroy Street, Springhill, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2000 in All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late George and Minnie (Wallis) McAloney. He worked as a Correctional Officer at the Springhill Institution for 28 years. He was a former Springhill School Board Trustee; member of the Springhill Rotary Club; belonged to Springhill Badminton Club for over 20 years and coached minor hockey. He enjoyed all sports, playing golf, woodworking, hunting, fly fishing and his family. He is survived by a son, Michael (Linda) McAloney of Kingston, NS; daughters, Sherri Dorn and Paula (Craig) Smith all of Bella Coola, BC; brothers, Donald of Toronto, Ontario and William of Amherst; sisters, Beatrice (Aldon) Hatfield of Springhill and Janet Coulter of Dorchester, NB; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Gail Valerie Skilton; brothers, George and Harold. Visitations will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today from the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, in Springhill from where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 9, 2000 with Father Patrick Cosgrove officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

MITCHELL, Malcolm Harris - Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 6, 2000. Born July 1, 1923, in Halifax, he was a son of the late Malcolm and Margaret (Eziekel) Mitchell. He worked 43 years for the Halifax Water Commission, retired as secretary treasurer. He was a former worshipful master and treasurer of St. John's Masonic Lodge 2. Former elder, Sunday school teacher and long-time member Bethany United Church. Avid sportsman and fisherman. Surviving are his loving and devoted wife of 52 years, Norma A.J. (Noftle); sons, Dale and Gary; daughters, Janet Skiba, Heather Horodyski, Karen Fitzgerald; grandchildren, Kris, Christina, Lauren, Kate, Charlotte, Miki, Jesse, Molly and baby Fitzgerald; sister, Margaret Matthews. He was predeceased by brothers, Verdun, Roy and Earl; sister, Pearl. Service 2 p.m. today in Bethany United Church, Clinton Avenue, Halifax. Family flowers only. In lieu, please consider donations to Bethany United Church Restoration Fund or Canadian Cancer Society.

MORTON, Irene Elizabeth - 72, passed away December 6, 2000. Born in Newfoundland she was the daughter of the late John and Jean (Hewitt) Merchant. She is survived by her husband, Hunter; sons, James Rutledge, Dartmouth; Greg Merchant, Eastern Passage; Robert Morton, Colorado; brothers, Bill, Scotland; Ronnie, Trenton; sister, Edna Mingo, Truro. Predeceased by brothers, Russell, Gordon, and David. Family service to be held in Truro. Donations to the Lung Association.

MULLEN, Nathan Clyde - 24, at home in Weaver Settlement, Digby Co., was welcomed into heaven by his Savior on December 5, 2000. Born in Digby, he was a son of Fraser and Leola Mullen. Nathan worked in the Christmas trees, on mink ranches and made a home for his handicapped aunt. He is survived by his sisters, Faye (Mrs. Kenneth Deveau), Roseland (Mrs. Joshua Morine) and Lisa Mullen and her companion Patrick Brittian, all of Weaver Settlement; brothers, Adam, Riverdale, Digby Co.; Jacob and wife Collette, Saulnierville; nieces, Tisha Comeau, Valentina Comeau, Hilary Deveau, Grace Morine and Felicity Morine; nephew, Joshua Morine; his special friend, Aunt Joan. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Clyde and Mae Amero; paternal grandparents, Edmund and Josephine Mullen. Family will be receiving visitors anytime today at the family home, 6682 Weaver Settlement. Funeral 1 p.m. today in Gospel Hall, Clementsvale, Annapolis Co., Mr. James McClelland officiating. Interment in Church of Christ Cemetery, Southville. Donations in memory can be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, Weymouth North.

MYATT, Gladys Marjorie - 79, Halifax, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Wednesday, December 6, 2000 in the VG Hospital site, QEII. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Curtis and Marjorie (Malley) Jennex. She is survived by daughters, Donna and her husband, Ted Allen, Timberlea; Marsha Risser, Halifax; sisters, Helen Oxner, Halifax; Pearl Clark, Dartmouth; Hazel Schofield, New Minas; grandchildren, Gary Allen, Jennifer Risser, Shelly Risser; great grandchildren, Kaitlynn, Chelsey, Kayleigh, Samantha. She was predeceased by brothers, John and William (Bill); sisters, Edith Redmond, Marjorie Issard. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Homes Limited, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax. Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, December 9, 2000 in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation.

O'CONNELL, Tim - of Lower Sackville, passed away July 3, 2000 in the QEII. He was born in Halifax on October 23, 1922. He is survived by a sister, Mary (Harry Snow), Thornhill, Ontario. Tim was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Lower Sackville Council 7077. He lived for many years in Florida. He was well known to many of Tim's coffee shop patrons and was often seen on his "Scooter" drining up and down Lower Sackville streets. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Nova Scotia. Funeral mass will be held in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Lower Sackville on Saturday, December 9, 2000 at 11 a.m. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery following the service.

POIRIER, Paul L. Daniel - 76, Inverness, passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2000, in the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital, Inverness. Born in Inverness, he was a son of the late George and Celena (Cormier) Poirier. He was a member of Stella Maris Parish, Inverness. Surviving are his daughter, Carol Anne MacKinnon, Inverness; sons, David Paul, Mark Marcellino, both of Inverness; sisters, Lillian Crombie, Prince Edward Island; Beatrice MacRae, Ontario; brothers, Wilfred, Winnipeg; George, Ontario; Ernest, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Adam, Dan, Jenna, Leanne, Drew, Brenna, Andrew, Zelena, Lake, Grant, Jeffrey and Mitchell. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Belle Campbell; son, Donald "Dudy"; sister, Theresa; brother, Joe; granddaughter, Mara. Funeral mass 11 a.m. today in Stella Maris Church, Inverness, Rev. Alex MacLellan officiating. Interment in parish cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Stella Maris Parish Cemetery Fund or Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital.

SHAW, Mabel Aredella Louise, R.N. - of Halifax, passed away December 5, 2000 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre Infirmary Site. Born in Windsor, NS, she was a daughter of the late Harris Monson and Florence (Foster ) Shaw. She graduated from Windsor Academy and as a registered nurse from the Victoria General Hospital School of Nursing. She worked with the VON in Pictou, she then attended Dalhousie University where she received her diploma in Public Health. She then worked for the Department of Public Health in Bridgewater and Halifax until her retirement. She was a devoted member of First Baptist Church, Halifax. She is survived by a sister, Lois MacKnight Van Buskirk and husband, Roy; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Helen Langille; and a brother, Vernon. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church, Halifax, Oxford St., Rev. John Boyd officiating. Burial will be in Central Falmouth Cemetery at 2 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church, Halifax, Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

SMITH, Vivian Maud "Viv' - 70, of Scotch Village, Hants County, passed away after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, December 5, 2000, at the QEII, VG Site, Halifax. Born in Owen Sound, Ontario, she was the daughter of the late William and Mildred (Bray) Edwards. She formerly worked for several years, with the Heatherington Travel Agency, and also the A&P Grocery, Toronto. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Elmer Clifford "Buzz" Smith; daughter, Heather, Mrs. David Cochrane, Stanley, Hants Co.; sons, Roland and wife, Patricia, Mississauga, Ontario; Darryl, Calgary, Alberta; 6 grandchildren, Patricia, Alexander and Spencer Cochrane; Brandon, Meagan and Christopher Smith; sisters, Rene (Donald) Lounsbury, Ethel Scott, both of St. Catharines, Ontario; brothers, Ron Hudson, Summerside, PEI; John Edwards, Toronto, Ontario; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Aubrey and Al Edwards. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. today, December 8, 2000. Urn burial to follow in Hillview Cemetery, Scotch Village. Family flowers only, donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home.

STAROSELSKY, Roxie Minerva - 92, of Eastern Passage, passed away December 7, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Pleasant Harbour, Nova Scotia, she was a daughter of the late Irvin and Mary (Tremills) Staroselsky. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and she was a member of St. Peter's Anglican Church, Eastern passage. She and her husband, Morris operated the Airport Laundry and later a grocery store on Hines Rd., Shearwater. She was an avid bingo player and loved crocheting. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband, Morris; sister, Muriel Sawlor; a sister in infancy; brothers, Lewis, Corbert, Stanley, John, Kenneth. Visitation 1-3 p.m. today Funeral service will be 3 p.m. today all in the A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Rev. Les Robinson officiating. Burial in St. Peters Anglican Cemetery, Eastern passage. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any charity.

THOMPSON, Ruth - 78, of Dartmouth, passed away December 7, 2000 at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Saint John, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Jetta (Springer) Smith. Surviving are her daughter, Carol (John) Dohan; son, Paul (Heather) Thompson; sisters, Norma Scott, Patricia (George) Ross; 3 grandchildren, Susan, Chris and Chad; great grandchildren, Morgan and Brent. Visitation 3:30-5 and 7-9 p.m. today, December 8, 2000, service will take place 3 p.m. Saturday, December 9, 2000 all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow interment in the funeral home reception centre. Donations may be made to the First Baptist Church in Dartmouth Memorial Fund.

TOWER, Brian A. "John" - 45, Amherst, passed away December 5, 2000, in Armview Estates, Halifax. Born in Amherst, he was a son of Mrs. Verna Weeks Dowe, Amherst and the late Roy Tower. He graduated from Amherst Regional High School, worked at construction work and took several courses up until his illness. Surviving are his sister, Sharon Casey, Amherst; stepbrothers, James, Harold Jr. Dowe, Amherst. He was predeceased by his brother, Vaughn; sisters, Brenda, Lau, Debra Tower, Wendy Conrad; stepfather, Harold Dowe. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Campbell's Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Ivan Blakney officiating. Burial in Amherst Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Huntington's Society.

WOODS, Marion Grace - 65, Beaver Bank, passed away December 6, 2000 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late James and Grace (Barrett) Woods. Surviving are sister, Joyce Leblanc, Kingston, Ont.; nephew, Terry and wife, Jerri Leblanc and their children, Shawn, Nicole, Candice, all of Beaver Bank; Andy and Renee Woods, Beaver Bank; Hazel Boutilier, Sackville; other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews; special friends, Betty, Sandy, Greg and Diane. Visitation 6-7 p.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive., Lower Sackville. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday in Church of the Good Shephard, Beaver Bank, Rev. Karen Hunt officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Donations to charity of choice.

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