ACKER, Gladys Marie - 77, Bedford, passed away April 10, 2001 in the QEII, Halifax. Born August 6, 1923 in Shelburne, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Glady's (Saunders) Jacklyn. She is survived by daughter, Donna Moore (Richard), Lower Sackville; sons, Brian Acker (Joyann), Waverley; Billy Acker, Ontario; sisters, Louise Girling, Ontario; Catherine Jacklyn, Shelburne; grandchildren, Paul Acker, Wanda Boutilier (Kenny), Linda Wright (Paul), Donna Jones (Todd), Darlene Acker, Dianna Smelter (Darcy), Gene Acker (Joy), Wendy Acker; great grandchildren, Courtney and Mitchell Jones; Jordon and McKenzie Wright; Jake Boutilier; Chad Acker. She was predeceased by her husband, Lewis; sister, Dorothy Sutherland; brothers, Rex and Alex; daughter, Barbara; son, Gene Acker; great grandson, Tye Boutilier. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday in All Saints Anglican Church, Bedford, Canon Robert Power officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Donations may be made to the IWK Fetal Assessment Unit.
ARMSTRONG (Sherman), Michael Andrew - 39, of Halifax, passed away April 8, 2001 in Halifax. Born February 21, 1962 in Windsor, Hants County, he was a son of the late James Wilson Sherman and Kathleen Jane (Sherman) Greene, adopted parents, Rita Armstrong, Florida and the late Andrew V. Armstrong. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Armstrong, New Jersey; daughter, Kathleen Armstrong, New Jersey; sisters, Shirley Anne Morine (James), Hantsport; Margaret Elizabeth Sherman, Dartmouth; April Sherman, Halifax; brothers, James Sherman, Ardoise; David Sherman, Kitchener, Ontario; Morris Sherman, Kitchener, Ontario; Patrick Armstrong, Dartmouth; Christopher Weatherhead, Victoria, BC. Visitations 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2001 from the funeral home chapel. Rev. Garnet Parker officiating. Burial to follow in Oakhill Cemetery, Ellershouse. Donations in memory may be made to Hope Cottage, 2435 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 2Z4.
BOYLE, Captain Charles, CD CF Ret'd - 71, St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, passed away March 30, 2001 in Halifax. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he was a son of the late William and Margaret Boyle. He worked in the Merchant Marine and Royal Navy before accepting a transfer to the Royal Canadian Navy in 1956. Retired from the Canadian Navy in 1971. He was First Officer on Canadian Coast Guard Ships until a career ending injury in 1974. He enjoyed retirement in England and Canada. Survived by daughters, Caroline Kerr (Ken), Halifax; Susan Stoney (Peter), Windsor; sons, Andrew (Marlene), Halifax; David (Laurel), Lower Sackville; sisters, Myra, England; grandchildren, Matthew, Douglas, Alexander, Mitchell, Luke, Evan; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by wife, Kathleen; sister, Margaret. Cremation has taken place. A gathering for family and friends will be held April 21, from 3-5 at 24 Donaldson Avenue, Halifax. Donations may be made to St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia or charity of your choice.
CAMPBELL, Jerome - 69, Glencoe Station, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2001, in Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Born December 12, 1931, in Glencoe Station, he was a son of the late John A. and Margaret (MacDonnell) Campbell. He was a member of St. Peter's Parish, Port Hood. Surviving are sisters, Mary MacPhail, Winnipeg; Sandra (Neil) MacKinnon, Medway, Mass.; brothers, James (Joyce), Mississauga, Ont.; Douglas, Glencoe Station; Father D.C., New York City; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother in infancy. The late Mr. Campbell will rest in Port Hood Funeral Home with visitation 3-6 p.m. Saturday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Peter's Church, Port Hood, Rev. D.C. Campbell officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery under the direction of Inverness Funeral Home. Donations may be made to St. Peter's Cemetery Fund.
CONRAD, Frances Elizabeth "Mummy" - 91, Hubbards, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2001, in Fairview Villa Home for Special Care, Halifax. Born in the United States, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Barrett) Publicover. She is survived by daughter, Jane (Kingsley) Ramey, Hubbards; sons, David (Mae), Head of St. Margaret's Bay; Lowell, Ivan, Hubbards; Phillip, Halifax; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Baden; sisters, Emma and Ida. Cremation has taken place. Family will receive visitors today 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Hubbards. A memorial service will be held Saturday, at 2 p.m. in St. Luke's Anglican Church, Hubbards, Rev. Mark Pretty officiating. Interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Hubbards. Family flowers only, donations can be made to St. Luke's Memorial Fund or Shaid Tree Animal Shelter.
CARBONELL, Rita Catherine - 80, of Dartmouth, passed away suddenly April 10, 2001. Born in Portage, Prince Edward Island, she was a daughter of the late John and Laura (Durant) Lynch. She wasa long time member of St. Pauls Church, Dartmouth, and was a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother to her family. She is survived by a son, William Jr. (Bill) and his wife, Shirley of Kelowna, BC; daughters, Anne (Bill) O'Connell, Ottawa; Barbara (Mike) Burley, Dartmouth; Helen (Phillip) Morgan, Ottawa; grandchildren, Brent William and Curt Leo Carbonell, Laura Elizabeth O'Connell, Susan and Karen Burley; sisters, Anna MacDonald, Shirley (Rome) MacNeil, Faith Ramsay, all of PEI; Fran Stoddard (Doug), Ontario and brother, Bernard (Marge) Lynch, PEI. She was recently predeceased by her husband of 58 years, William (Bill) Carbonell, she was also predeceased by sisters, Emma, Barbara and Lil; brothers, Leo, Pat, Greg and Jack. Private family visiting will take place. Funeral service 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Paul;s Roman Catholic Church (Windmill Rd.), Rev. Charles Burke officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church (Windmill Rd.). Burial will be in St. Pauls Cemetery. Family flowers only, in lieu donations may be made to any charity. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street (466-2360).
CARR, Rosa Frances (Rose) - 79, of Scotia Nursing Home, formerly of Windsor Junction, passed away April 11, 2001 at the QEII Infirmary Site. Born in Windsor Junction, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Maude (Parnell) Lee. She was a housewife and had been employed 12 years with the Ashburn Golf Club, Windsor Junction. She was a past member of St. Thomas Anglican Church, Fall River. She was a member of the Fall River Seniors Friendly Group. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving is one son, Wilfred (Barb) Windsor Junction; grandchildren, Jennifer and Natalie. She was predeceased by her husband, Havelock; brothers, John and Cecil and sisters, Pearl and Bertha. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place under direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2001 in Scotia Nursing Home, Beaverbank. A reception to follow at the Nursing Home. Family flowers only. Private burial in Fall River Cemetery. Donations may be made to Friends of Scotia Society.
DRAPEAU-COSGROVE, Doris - 78, Northwood Centre, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2001, in VG Site, QEII. Born in Dominion, Cape Breton Co., she was a daughter of the late Clara (Fielding) and Arthur Petrie. A graduate of Maritime Business College and was a secretary to Dr. Bernie Miller. She will always be remembered for her faith, courage and humour. Surviving are son, William Cosgrove, Halifax; daughters, Joanne Hennebury, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Maureen Parsons, Coldbrook; Elayne Tobin, Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Michael, Michelle and Shawn Hennebury, Robert Parsons; great-granddaughter, Baily. She was predeceased by husbands, Edward T. Cosgrove and Joseph Anthony Drapeau; twin sister, Constance; brothers, Leonard Fielding and Arthur Gerald. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St. Funeral service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in Northwood Chapel. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to Tree of Life Foundation, Northwood.
ELLIS, Maxine Rose - 58, Port Maitland, Yarmouth Co., passed away at home April 11, 2001, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Born April 30, in Port Maitland, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Delaney) Sollows. She was a homemaker and active member of Port Maitland Wesleyan Church, where she took an active part in the music and children's ministry. She will be sadly missed by husband, Steward; daughter, Patricia (Michael) Hedden, Lawrencetown, Halifax Co.; son, Andrew (Ellen), Port Maitland; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Anthony and Robyn; sister, Barbara (David) Surette, Yarmouth. Funeral service today at 2 p.m. in Sweeny's Funeral Chapel. Donations to Yarmouth Branch VON or Port Maitland Wesleyan Church.
GOYECHE, Alfred (Fred) John - 82, of Dartmouth, passed away April 11, 2001 in Oakwood Terrace. Born in Arichat he was a son of the late Alcide and Alexina (Samson) Goyeche. He was a successful businessman in Dartmouth for 31 years where he owned and operated Portland Electrics Ltd. He was a long time member of St. Peters Church and a respected member of the Knights of Columbus holding the positions of Navigator of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly and Grand Knight Third Degree Council 3133 Dartmouth. He also gave of his time for many years with the Kiwanas Club. He enjoyed curling and golfing and was a long time member of both the Dartmouth Curling Club and Brightwood Golf Club. He also enjoyed playing bridge, hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Helen (Fougere) and three daughters, Donna Barnett, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Nikki and Sarah; Maureen Goyeche, Mississauga; son-inlaw, Gary Ward; Janet Goyeche, Dartmouth; son-in-law, Wayne Skinner and sisters, Anita, Margaret and a brother, Joseph. He was predeceased by sisters, Germaine, Betty Teresa, Eva and brothers, Dave, Pete, Amadee and Raymond. He will be fondly remembered for his kind and gentle ways as well as his sense of humour. Visiting will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Peters Roman Catholic Church (Maple St.), Dartmouth. A reception will immediately follow in the church hall. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations to a charity of choice.
GROUSE, Samuel - 49, Halifax, passed away Monday, April 9, 2001, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Henry (deceased) and Irene Grouse. Samuel was a 25 year employee with the QEII and was an avid dart and pool player for many years. He is survived by his wife, Zelda and stepson, Kelvin Lucas. He is also survived by brothers, Leonard, James, Emanuel (Manny), Leo and Elvis Grouse. He was predeceased by brothers, Ronald and John Henry Grouse and Benny Downey. Surviving are his sisters, Rosella (Mrs. Cyril Fraser), Cecilia McQuaid, Janet (Mrs. James Wilson), Ottawa; Valerie Whynder and Charlene (Shellen) Grouse. Samuel is also survived by several nieces and nephews. The viewing will be held in Snow's Funeral Home, Halifax. The funeral will be held in Cornwallis Street Baptist Church at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 14, Rev. Lionel M. Moriah will be officiating. According to his wishes, his ashes will be scattered over Bras d'Or Lakes later in the spring. Donations may be made to Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII Fund.
HARNISH, David Rae - 46, of Beaver Bank, passed away April 11, 2001 at home. Born in Halifax, he was the son of Annie Louise and the late Rae Harnish. He was self employed as an auto body mechanic. He was an avid skeet shooter, having won many awards. David enjoyed gardening, reading, darts and billards, and he loved his nieces and nephews very much. He is survived by sisters, Marilyn (Philip) Howard and their daughter, Olivia, Burlington, Ontario; Wanda (Frank) Robinson and their children, Rachel and Kyle, of Bedford. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday, in Atlantic Funeral home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. interment to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
HIMMELMAN, Brenda L. - 56, Bridgewater, formerly of Liverpool, passed away April 10, 2001, at home. Born in Liverpool, she was a daughter of the late Laurie and Marion (Peach) Himmelman. She loved reading and traveling. Surviving are brothers, David, Eagle Head; Douglas, Bridgewater; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by an infant son. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers Funeral Home, Liverpool, where visitation will be held Saturday, April 14, from 1-2 p.m. with funeral service at 2 p.m., Rev. Joanne McFadden officiating. Burial will be in Zion United Cemetery, Payzant Street, Liverpool. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Zion United Church or to any charity.
JOHNSTON, Margaret Rutherford - 78, Truro, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2001, at home. Born in Jedburgh, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Helen Isabella (Elliot) Fleming. She was a member of the United Church of Canada. She was a war bride and arrived in Canada in 1946. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are daughters, Heather (Donnie) Broome, East Bideford, P.E.I.; Joyce Johnston, Port Hawkesbury; Nancy (Kevin), Stewart, Truro; sons, Gordon (Freda), Judique; John (Sarnia), Debert; Kenny, Lunenburg; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Bill Johnston; granddaughter, Tracey Broome; sister, Alice Lyle and brother, Edward. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. today, funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, both in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury, Rev. Debbie Aiken officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial in St. David's United Church Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or charity of your choice.
MacKENZIE, Margaretha - 70, Lower Sackville, passed away of cancer April 9, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Petrovopolje, Yugoslavia, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth Breisch. Raised and educated in London,Ont., she moved to Lower Sackville in 1957. She began her working career as a Federal Civil Servant and became a successful self made business woman. She was the owner and operator of Maritime Secretarial Academy, Dartmouth Career College, Margille Career College and the Maritime Business College. She is survived by her son, Richard Alan MacKenzie and daughter-in-law, Diane, Hammonds Plains; brother, John Henry Breisch, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Jennifer, Barry, Lorelei and Breanna. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Roland MacKenzie (Lower Sackville); brother, Fred (Vancouver); sister, Kay Wright (Vancouver). Cremation has taken place under the direction of Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., with visitation 12 p.m. Good Friday, April 13, with memorial service at 1 p.m. in the chapel, Rev. Ron Clark officiating. Donations, in lieu of flowers to Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. A heartfelt thank-you to the staff of the 8th Floor Rehab Centre and 5A, VG Site, QEII, who made every effort to make her comfortable.
McINTYRE, James Ralph Patrick "Pat" - Digby, son of Wilma McIntyre, Digby and the late Ralph McIntyre, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Wednesday, April 11, 2001. Pat was born in Digby, May 16, 1951. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 29 years, Rose and his beloved children, Kimberly, Terrace, B.C.; Vanessa, Halifax and Ryan, at home. He is also survived by sisters, Joan Small, Saint John, N.B.; Judy Haldemann, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; several nieces and nephews. At the age of 12 (1963), Pat was diagnosed with cancer and was told he would not survive. Pat defied all odds by living a very happy, fulfilling life. He went on to meet Rose and the two were married on September 16, 1973. They had three beautiful children, which he was told he could never have. Pat worked hard, but always made time for his family, who without doubt, came first. He maintained his sense of humour and his strength throughout the many times that he was ill over the years and never complained. Pat did it his way. He was High Sheriff of Digby County for 19 years. He was a very talented journeyman carpenter, from building two of his own homes to the handmade woodworking crafts from his workshop. He was known as a husband, father, friend, son, brother, coach, colleague, outdoorsman and probably the kindest man you've ever met. The funeral service will be held this Saturday, April 14, at 2 p.m. in St. Patrick's Church, Queen Street, Digby. Visits are welcome in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby, today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Digby Minor Baseball, where he was a coach and president, or to Canadian Cancer Society.
NAUSS, Ella Mae - 102, of Chester, and Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care passed away April 12, 2001 in the home. Born in Chester, January 30, 1899, a daughter of the late John E. and Mary (Weisner) Rafuse. She is survived by her daughters, Ruth (Mrs. Winton Zinck), Chester; Dora (Mrs. Edward Lenihan), Halifax; son, Albert, Chester; sister, Annie (Mrs. Edward Randall), Kentville; ten grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband, A. Gordon Nauss; daughters, Edna Morash, Helen Morash, and Ann Mary in infancy; sons, Murray and Walter Gordon in infancy; sisters, Bertha, Gertie, Lalia and Lillian; brothers, Edward, John, and George; grandson, Aubrey. Visitation today 7-9 p.m. in the Davis Funeral Home, Chester. Funeral service Saturday at 2 p.m. in St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Chester, Rev. Sean Taylor officiating. Burial in St. Stephen's Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Lunenburg.
NOLET, Jean-Guy - 50, Halifax, passed away April 11, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in St. Oldians, Que., he was the son of Marius and Irene (Audet) Nolet. Upon coming to Halifax he worked 14 years at Chateau Halifax and then 13 years with Maplehurst Properties. Jean-Guy will be missed by all of his family and friends that knew of his love of life. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; daughter, Natasha; son, James; brothers, Jocelyn (Louiselle), Jacques (Aline), Marc-Andre (Lynn), Richard (Josie) and Pierre (Carolle); several nieces and nephews. The family will be receiving friends today, April 13 and Saturday, April 14, in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. Funeral mass will be held Monday, April 16, at 10 a.m. from St. Mary's Basilica, Spring Garden Road, Rev. John Williams officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
REID, Frank Miller - 70, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 10, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, after a lengthy illness. Born in New York, October 31, 1930, he was a son of the late Edith M. and James Q. Reid. Upon completing his education, he entered the RCAF for five years, after which he served with the Bedford Ammunition Depot at Magazine Hill. In 1989, he retired after 26 distinguished years. He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Dorothy Ruth; daughters, Debbie and Krista, Halifax; son, Ronald, New Brunswick. He is also survived by stepchildren, Danniel, Vancouver, B.C.; Catherine, Halifax; Sharron, Clementsport; Debbie, Halifax; John, Halifax; Susan, Cameron Lake; Judy, Halifax; twin brother, Robert Kentville; brothers, William and James, Toronto; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral service today at 10 a.m., in Atlantic Funeral Home and Chapel, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial will take place at a later date.
SPERRY, Ruth Shirley - 70, Hebbs Cross, Lunenburg Co., passed away peacefully April 10, 2001, in Hebbs Cross. Born in West Dublin, she was a daughter of the late Sinclair and Marguerite (Bell) Sperry. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Ruth's two enjoyments in life were television and country music, she enjoyed both to the fullest. She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church and the Ladies Guild. She was lovingly cared for in her later years by David and Susan Ackman, Hebbs Cross. She is survived by an aunt in the United States and numerous cousins. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in St. John's Anglican Church, West Dublin, Rev. Michael Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, West Dublin. Memorial donations may be made to St. John's Anglican Church, West Dublin or Lunenburg County Victorian Order of Nurses.
URQUHART, Clyde Matthew - 76, Pictou Landing, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2001, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late George Edward and Georgina (Betts) Urquhart. He was a resident of Pictou Landing since 1967. He had worked at Hawker Siddley Limited as a welder from where he retired. Clyde was a veteran of the Second World War, having served as a dispatch rider in the signal corp. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 29, Trenton and Bethel Presbyterian Church, Pictou Landing. Clyde was an avid fisherman. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret MacDonald; brother, Lawrence (Margaret) Urquhart, New Glasgow and by a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Fraser, Leander, William "Bill", Arthur, George and Wesley in infancy; sister, Lucy. His remains will rest in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, with visitation today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m., from where funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m., Rev. Joanne Vines officiating. Burial in Abercrombie Cemetery at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to Bethel Presbyterian Church, Pictou Landing or to a charity of one's choice.