CHISHOLM, R. Melvin - 79, Highland Dr., New Glasgow, passed away January 30, 2001, at home. Born in Moose River, Pictou Co., a son of the late Robert David and Jessie Ann (Fraser) Chisholm. Surviving are wife, Margaret Elizabeth (Robertson); daughters, Elizabeth Betty Murphy, New Glasgow; Cheryl (Ed) Weir, Riverton; grandsons, Derek Weir, Halifax; Ryan Murphy, New Glasgow; nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by grandson, David Weir; sisters and brothers. Funeral 1 p.m. today in St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, Rev. Dr. James Farris officiating. Burial in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only.
CONRAD, Allan Bernard "Ab" - 82, of Falmouth, Hants County, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, January 31, 2001 at the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Lunenburg he was the son of the late Obediah and Florence (Tanner) Conrad. He was a veteran of Second World War, serving in the 88th BTY 5th L.A.A. Regiment. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Lunenburg. He was a Chef for many years on fishing schooners, as well as at one time, owning a restaurant in Lunenburg. He loved to play guitar, sing and always had a joke to tell. He moved to Windsor from Lunenburg in 1969. He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg. Surviving is his loving wife of 31 years, Evelyn; sons, David, Allan (Anni), both of Toronto, Ont.; daughter, Wendy, Toronto, Ont.; step-daughter, Judi (Stephen) Baxter-Jones, Falmouth; sister, Rhea Creaser, Lunenburg; granddaughter, Jessi Conrad, Toronto; step-granddaughter, Tara Baxter, Halifax. He was predeceased by his half sister, Grace Cluett; half brothers, Earl in childhood and Melvin. Visitations 7-9 p.m. today, February 2, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday, February 3, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor, where funeral service will be held in the Chapel, 2 p.m. Sunday, February 4, 2001. Rev. David Curry officiating. Interment in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor, followed by a reception at Lindsay's Family Reception Centre, 184 King Street. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice.
CRISPO, Beatrice Victoria - 98, of the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home and formerly of Havre Boucher, passed away on January 31, 2001, at the Nursing Home. Born in Braintree, Mass., she was a daughter of the late William and Victoria (Fougere) King. She was an active member of her community and a member of St. Paul's Parish C.W.L. She is survived by daughters, Teresa (John) Marko, Philadelphia; Myrtle and Marie, Antigonish; Yvonne (Fernand) Dufour, Dartmouth; Leola (Blake) Connor, Halifax; Leonie (Paul) Almeda, Havre Boucher; Dolores (Lloyd) Leblanc, Port Elgin, Ontario; son, Reverend William, Havre Boucher; 24 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Mark; sons, Robert Leon and James Mark; grandson, Mark Connor; sisters, Rose, Josie, Mabel, Eleanor; brothers, Joe and Robert. Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 12 until 2 p.m. in St. Paul's Centre, Havre Boucher. Funeral service will be conducted on Saturday at 2 p.m. in St. Paul's Church, Havre Boucher with Reverend Angus MacGillivray and Reverend Bill Crispo officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the R.K. MacDonald Foundation or to St. Paul's Parish Building Fund. Arrangements entrusted to C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish.
DEVINE, Ralph Edward "Rover" - 71, Wood's Harbour, Shelburne Co., passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2001. Born September 18, 1929, he was a son of the late Jacob and Minola (Nickerson) Devine. Rover was a retired fisherman, spent most of his life on the sea and even after retirement still had a keen interest in lobstering. He was an avid sports fan and thoroughly enjoyed watching his son and grandchildren play hockey and baseball. He was an active member of the Calvary United Baptist Church; a loving husband, father and papa. He is survived by his wife, Ethel (Hopkins); son, Kent and daughter-in-law, Stephanie; daughters, Sheila (Kevin) Ross, Glenna (Michael) Newell, Gail (Pat) Goreham and sister, Mildred King. He was predeceased by brother, Jacob; sisters, Maude Nickerson, Marjorie Brittian, Annie Nickerson and Melba Bower. Ralph had 10 grandchildren, Benjamin, Daniel, Stefan, Jared, Jessica, Jannah, Shayne, Chad, Jillian and Sienna. Funeral will be 3 p.m. today, in Calvary United Baptist Church, Wood's Harbour, Pastor Phil Williams officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, Wood's Harbour. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Calvary United Baptist Church Bell Fund or charity of your choice. He will be greatly missed.
DOOKS, Madelyn Cecelia - 84, Head of Jeddore, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2001, at the Twin Oaks Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Mary (Chapman) Simmons. She was a survivor of the Halifax Explosion. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Dooks; sister, Frances (Simmons) Dooks. Surviving are sons, Ralph (Brenda), Dartmouth; Reginald (Dorothy), Red Deer, Alta.; Martin (Dale), Conrod Settlement; daughter, Roberta (Wayne) Webber, Lake Charlotte; eight grandchildren, David, Ryan, Stacy, Stephen, Amy, Kimberlee, Kelly, Karl, and five great-grandchildren, Emily, Virginia, Koy, Isaac and Hailey. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Service will be held today, February 2, at 2 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Reception to follow the service in the funeral home lounge. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Twin Oaks Hospital or Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.
ERNST, Evelyn Elizabeth - 78, Liverpool, passed away January 31, 2001, at home. Born in West Dublin, Lunenburg Co., she was a daughter of the late Hector and Florence (Moreau) Hirtle. She was a avid Country Music fan. Surviving are daughter, Brenda (Donald) Vaughn, Liverpool; sons, Gordon, Tangier, Halifax Co.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Anita Foley, Liverpool; Beatrice (Victor) Mouzar, Brooklyn. She was predeceased by husband, Carl; brother, Gordon. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, in Chandlers Funeral Chapel, Liverpool, Rev. Edward Powell officiating. Burial in Zion United Cemetery Payzant St., Liverpool. In lieu of flowers donations to the Salvation Army, Canadian Cancer Research or any charity.
FRASER, Arlington Wesley (Arlie) - 50 years of Athol Road, Springhill, NS, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2001 in All Saints Hospital, Springhill. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Angus Wesley and Helen Elizabeth (Smith) Fraser. He worked as a Correctional Officer at the Springhill Institution for 22 years; was a member of the Blue Knights; member of the Springhill and Oxford Knights of Pythias and Pythian Sisters; the Springhill Senior Citizens and was a past member of the Springhill Fire Department. He volunteered with many organizations mainly at the GOVRC Workshop, Springhill and enjoyed family, motorbiking, hunting and fishing. Besides his wife, the former Nancy Hiltz, he is survived by a son Christopher (Dana) Fraser of Borden, Ontario; daughters, Candace (Troy) Dorey of Springhill and Christeena (Paul) Gabriel of Amherst and three grandchildren, Brittany, Brianna and Brendon; brothers, Harold (Bernice) Fraser, Carl (Barbara) Fraser all of Springhill and Larry (Susan) Fraser, Moose River, Cumberland County; sisters, Mrs. Beth Adams, Audrey (Murray) Marshall and Helen (Melvin) Legere all of Springhill; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 2, 2001 in the Springhill United Baptist Church, Springhill, with the Reverend Brent MacDonald officiating. Burial in the Glenville Cemetery, Cumberland Co., at a later date. Donations to the GOVRC Workshop, Springhill would be appreciated.
GAUTHIER, Ronald Alexander - 68, Dartmouth, passed away January 30, 2001 in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Montreal, Quebec, he was a son of the late George and Beatrice (Hartigan) Gauthier. He served in the RCN from 1951-1979. A member of the Royal Canadian Legion Centennial Branch 160; past member of C.P.O. and P.O. Association and Knights of Columbus. He was an amateur sports coach in Shannon Heights and an avid golfer. Surviving are his wife, the former Judith Conrad; loving daughter, Shelley (Serge) DeSerres, Dartmouth; Wendy (Marc) Swanson, Fort Smith, NWT; sons, Tim (Joanne), Fort Smith, NWT; Mike (Nadine), Dartmouth; sister, Ina Baxter, Florida; brother, Fred, St. Mary's, Ont.; grandchildren, Matthew, Mallory, Marc-Andre, Damien, Adrian, Ian and Bedouin. He was predeceased by brothers, George and Ken. Funeral service 11 a.m. today in Our Lady of Assumption Church, Shearwater, Father John Tracey officiating. Burial at sea at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
GEDDRY, Marie Louise - 86, La Villa Acadienne, Meteghan, formerly of St. Alphonse, passed away January 30, 2001, in Villa Acadienne. Born in Hectanooga, N.S., she was a daughter of the late Jeremie and Marie Madeline (Saulnier) Saulnier. She took care of 15 foster children during her lifetime. Surviving are sons, Edward Guidry, Halifax; Pierre Geddry, St. Bernard; Ray Geddry, Mavillette; daughters, Rosetta (Mrs. Edward Leblanc), Weymouth; Lorraine (Mrs. Michel Vaillancourt), Lower Sackville; Juliette Geddry, La Maison au Coucher du Soleil, Saulnierville; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph P. Geddry "Joe"; two infant sons, Victor, Pierre; one grandson, Yvon; three brothers, Amedee, Daley, one in infancy; two sisters, Evangeline, one in infancy. Funeral service 10 a.m. today in St. Alphonse Roman Catholic Church, St. Alphonse, Rev. Paul Leblanc officiating. Interment in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to La Villa Acadienne Charitable Foundation or charity of your choice.
HAWLEY, Lawrence James - 49, of Soapstone Mines, Inverness County, passed away Monday, January 29, 2001, at home. Born in Baddeck, he was a son of the late Lawrence J. and Ellie Ann MacRury Hawley. He was a propane technician and worked for Speedy Propane, Sydney for 22 years. He was an adherent of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Whycocomagh. Survived by his wife, the former Isabel Fraser; daughter, Lori Ann, Ross Ferry; sons, Rodney (Francine), Blues Mills; Sandy, Ross Ferry; sisters, Annie Mae (Peter) MacInnis, Skye Glen; Margaret Rose (Jerry) Ward, Soapstone Mines; Barbie (Eric) LeFort, Soapstone Mines; brother, Jimmy (Mary) MacRury, Soapstone Mines; the joy of his life three grandchildren, Bhreagh, Danielle, Alexander; aunt, Dolena Brewster, Glace Bay; uncle, LeRoy MacRury, Whycocomagh; 12 nieces and nephews and large extended family. Funeral Service will be held 2 p.m. today in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Rev. John Barry Forsyth officiating. Burial in the Stewartdale Cemetery. "A true friend to all".
JOLLIMORE, Dorothy Pauline - 71, Conquerall Bank, Lunenburg County, passed away January 30, 2001 in Mahone Nursing Home, Mahone Bay. Born in Conquerall Bank, Lunenburg County, she was a daughter of the late Forrest and Beatrice (Cross) Meisner. Surviving are her husband, James; daughter, Carolyn Thomas (Martin) Midville Branch, Linda Whynot (Gerald), Lois Nauss, all of Hebb's Cross; son, Clyde Nauss (Maxine), Mount Pleasant; sisters, Ethel Whynot (Lester), Branch LaHave; Thelma Dagley, Port Medway; Evelyn Rawding (Alvin), Conquerall Mills; Myrtle Grant (Robert), Blockhouse; Margaret Durling (Richard), Lunenburg; brothers, Eldred, Conquerall Bank; Norman, Lake Centre; numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Eric; brother, Clyde. No visitation by request. Memorial service 1:30 p.m. today in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Reverend David Whynot officiating. Burial in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Conquerall Bank. Immediate family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
LAWEN, Nouha - 53, of Halifax, passed away January 30, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Lebanon, she was a daughter of Nahia Lawen and the late Najib Lawen. She is survived by her husband, Ayoub "Jack"; daughters, Catherine, Mary and Samia and a son, Michael, all of Halifax; 10 grandchildren; sisters, Analine, Wadad, Nabila and Haifa in Lebanon; Laila in Ottawa; brothers, Lawen in Lebanon; Nabil in Ottawa. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today in St. Antonios Orthodox Church, 2455 Windsor St., Halifax, Archpriest Maximos Saikali officiating. Burial in St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Antonios Building Fund.
MacKAY, Elsie Marie - 82, Jordan Branch, Shelburne County, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2001, in the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born at Jordan Falls, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Ida (Holden) Veinotte. She was a member of the Jordan Falls Baptist Church and very active in all community activities. Survived by son, Arthur MacKay and wife Eileen, Jordan Branch; daughter, Shirley O'Brien and son-in-law Kirby O'Brien, New Minas; sister-in-law, Irene MacKay; sister, Isabelle Ruddock, Windsor; grandchildren, James MacKay, Mandy MacKay, Kandace O'Brien and Erin O'Brien; one great-grandchild, Alexander James MacKay; two step- granddaughter, Kelly Foote and Angela Williams; two step-great-granddaughters, Bethany and Emily Foote. She was predeceased by her husband, Winslow MacKay. Funeral service 2 p.m. today in Jordan Falls Baptist Church, Rev. Richard Moore and Rev. Ron Coole officiating. Burial in the Locust Hill Cemetery, Jordan Falls. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Roseway Hospital Foundation.
MARTELL, Donald James - 64, Pondville, passed away January 30, 2001, in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Poirierville, he was a son of the late Amadie and Mabel Ann (Britten) Martell. He was a member of the Lennox Passage Yacht Club in D'Escousse. He is survived by his wife, the former Roberta Elizabeth (Lafford) Martell, Pondville; daughters, Jean (Mrs. Al Kehoe), Rocky Bay; Joan and companion Norman Britten, Dartmouth; June (Mrs. Gary Campbell), St. Peter's; son, Donald James Jr. (Penny), Dartmouth; grandchildren, Coady, Courtney, Katlin, Cali, Anthony, Kyle and Chad. He was predeceased by brother, Francis H. Martell. Funeral mass 11 a.m. this morning in St. Hyacinth Church, D'Escousse, Rev. Yvan Loignon officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care or St. Hyacinth Cemetery Fund.
MILLMAN, John Erskine - 75, of Dartmouth, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2001 at the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building. Born in Alberton, PEI, he was the son of the late James and Mary Millman. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the R.C.N.V.R. later making a career with the RCN retiring after 25 years service. He is survived by his wife, the former Blanche Smith; sons, David (Karen), Hawaii; Ronald (Margurite), Dartmouth; daughters, Judi Malette (Douglas), of Trenton, Ontario; Sheila Hiltz (Dale), Sackville; Dianne McGowan, Sackville; sister, Anne Hemeon, Tantallon; grandchildren, Tanya, Karri, Tracey, Melissa, Krista, Courtney, Lindsay, Geoffrey, Gregory, Christopher, Andrew, Riley, six great grandchildren and daughter in law, Sandy. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Andrew McGowan; sisters, Margaret and Mae; brothers, Walter, Edward, William, Frederick. Funeral service today 2 p.m. both at the Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building.
NICKERSON, Brittanie Ann and Matthew Lawrence - infant twins of Sharon Reid, Halifax, and Lawrence Nickerson, Halifax, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2001 at the IWK-Grace Hospital. Brittanie and Matthew will be sadly missed by sister, Chrystina Reid, at home; brother, Justin Reid, at home; maternal grandparents, Phyllis and Bob Reid, Halifax; paternal grandparents, Lyman and Lorraine Nickerson, Sackville, and the entire family. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 2001 in the Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. Cremation will follow. Donations may be made to the IWK Grace Health Centre Foundation, 5850-5980 University Avenue, P.O. Box 3070, Halifax, NS, B3J 3G9.
NICKERSON, Malcolm - 80, Shore Road, Sydney Mines and formerly of Saint John, N.B., passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2001, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. Born in Saint John, N.B., he was a son of the late Leland W. and Gladys (Beveridge) Nickerson. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Canadian Navy. He worked throughout his life as an Insurance Broker. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his wife, Constance (Ellis) Nickerson; daughter, Sharon (Mrs. Joe Salter), Sydney Mines; sons, Peter and Robert, both of Saint John, N.B.; six grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sisters, Constance and Doris. Funeral service today 10:30 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to take place at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton.
O'KEEFE, John Charles - 80, East Uniacke, passed away January 30, 2001 in Hants Community Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late John and Clara (Platt). He served in the Second World War. He was a firefighter at the Dockyard and later owned and operated Esso Service Stations in Bedford and Halifax. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 95, Bedford. He enjoyed playing the banjo at his Friday night get-togethers. Surviving are his wife, the former Olive Miller; daughters, Janice Nicoll and husband, Barry, East Uniacke; Sandra Bezanson and husband, Chuck, Timberlea; sister, Helen Draper, Halifax; grandchildren, John, Pamela and Amanda. He was predeceased by sisters, Mary Gillis, Audrey Richmond and a half-brother. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held today, February 9, 2001 at 1 p.m. in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville, reception to follow at Bedford Legion. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer or charity of choice.
ORGAN, Eleanor Theresa - 70, 74 Sunnybrae Avenue, Halifax, passed away January 31, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born July 24, 1930, in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Mary Jane (Bourgeois) and Michael Bowes. She was an avid reader and enjoyed word puzzles. She was a member of the St. John's Anglican Church. Surviving are husband of 49 years, William Henry Organ, Halifax; daughters, Cathie (Dave) Leblanc, Halifax; Cindy (Bruce) Fleet, Halifax; son, Danny Organ, Halifax; sisters, Rita Sullivan (Terry), St. Thomas, Ont.; Nora Spicer, Halifax; brother, Gladwin "Bud" (Jean) Bowes, Halifax; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Calvin. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie Street, Halifax. Funeral literacy 2 p.m. Saturday in St. John's Anglican Church, 3415 Dutch village Road, Halifax, Rev. M. Burns officiating. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations to The Lung Association.
PHALEN, Mary Alice - 86, Guysborough, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2001, in the Guysborough Memorial Hospital. Born in Glencoe, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of John P. and Lydia C. (Farrell) Farrell. She was a homemaker, a member of St. Ann's Parish, Guysborough, St. Ann's Ladies Aid and also a member of the Guysborough Senior Citizens Club. Surviving are sons, Joe (Mary), Guysborough; Arthur (Rita), Toronto; daughter, Anna MacKinnon (Mike O'Neil), Montreal; sister, Annabell Long, Guysborough; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Hughie Phalen; brother, John Arthur. Visitation will be today 1 p.m. until time of funeral, in the Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Guysborough. Funeral mass will be held 3 p.m. today, in St. Ann's Church, Guysborough, Rev. Gary MacPherson officiating. Burial in parish cemetery. Family flowers only, memorial, donations may be made to the Dale and Brian O'Connor Family, Guysborough.
SIEGEL, Ronald Frederick - 53, Halifax, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2001 at the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born August 10, 1947 in Peterborough, Ontario, he was a son of the late Gustave and Edith Siegel. He worked with the Canadian Armed Forces (Navy) and retired in 1995. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and cooking on the barbecue. Surviving are his wife of 32 years, the former Geraldine Mary Shea; daughter, Casey, Halifax; son, Ronald Jr., Ontario; brothers, Robert, Richard, Peter, all of Ontario. He was predeceased by his sister, Mrs. Pauline Johnson. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 2, 2001 in Atlantic Funeral Home Chapel, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a charity of your choice.
SMITH, Ira Frederick "Ted" - 80, of East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, Cumberland County and formerly of Truro, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2001, in the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Pugwash. Born in Harmony, Colchester County, he was a son of the late Richard and Minnie (Pyke) Smith. He was a service station attendant in Ontario for many years. He was an adherent of the First United Church, Truro. He is survived by his wife, the former Sevilla Ruth Delaney; son, Gregory of Ontario; sister, Helen Cook of Truro. He was predeceased by several brothers and sisters. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today and funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, both in the Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, with burial at a later date in the Crossroads Cemetery, Valley. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash or to a charity of your choice.
STUBBERT, Robert "Bobby" - 65, O'Brien St., passed away January 31, 2001 in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Gardiner Mines, son of the late Robert and Sophie (Phillips) Stibbert. Surviving are wife, Elizabeth "Betty" (Gouthro); children, Anna Marie, Evelyn Dube, Laura Lee Donovan, Robert, Steven, Fort McMurray; Rose Mary Fraser, Halifax; Kendis, at home; Alex, Toronto; brothers, Sonny, Gardiner Mines; Melvin, New Waterford; Ivan, Stephen, John, Ontario; George, Glace Bay; sisters, Eileen, South Bar; Helen, Dominion; Jennie, Blacketts Lake; 12 grandchildren. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in St. James Church, Gardiner Mines, Fr. Oliver officiating.
TURNER, Lillie Gladys - 98, Grafton, Kings Co., passed away January 30, 2001, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Grafton, she was a daughter of the late Starrett and Jennie (Vaughn) Sanford. She had lived most of her life in the Grafton area and was a member of the Grafton Baptist Church. For the past several years she has resided in the Fundy Villa Apartments and most recently in the Grafton area and was a member of the Grafton Baptist Church. For the past several years she has resided in the Fundy Villa Apartments and most recently in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Surviving are sons, George (Eva) Turner, Grafton; Clark Turner, Coalbranch, NB; Allison (Faye) Turner, Cambridge, Kings Co.; daughter, Jennie Mahar, Garland, Kings Co.; 13 grandchildren; several great grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Turner; daughter, Violet Hines; granddaughter, Kimberley Turner; son-in-law, Allison Mahar; sister, Annie Pye; brothers, Albert, Earl, Charles and Walter Sanford. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, February 2, in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 2001, in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Rev. Leo Fletcher officiating. A reception will be held in the Manor prior to the interment service at the Black Rock Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Fundy Villa or the Grand View Manor, Berwick.
VYE, George Norman - 90, of Middleton, passed away January 29, 2001, at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Digby, he was a son of the late Charles and Rhoda (Cummings) Vye. He received his education in Middleton and Acadia University. He was a member of Middleton United Baptist Church, life member of Middleton Ionic Lodge, former member of Middleton Town Council, part of the management team of Thompson's Transfer Company, Middleton. He was also employed with Irving Oil, Schooner Outfitting Company, Halifax, operated a service station in Wilmot and Vye's Fashion Shop, Middleton. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking. Surviving are daughter, Carol Mitchell, Middleton; sisters, Anna Lincoln and Dorothy Vye, both of Kingston, Ont.; grandchildren, Brian Mitchell and Shari Lapena, both of Toronto; great-grandson, Christopher Lapena. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Helen McNally; son, Graham. Visiting 7-9 p.m. today, Masonic Lodge service 7 p.m. today and funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, all at the Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Dr. Byron Fenwick and Rev. Donald Robertson officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations to Middleton United Baptist Church or charity of choice.