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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 30

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 18 March 2008, at 4:47 p.m.

ANDREWS, Benjamin James - 59, Halifax, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII. He was a beloved son of the late Thomas and Caroline (Mullins) Andrews. He was a member of the Labourers International Union, Local 615. He is survived by brothers, Thomas A. (Gloria), Dartmouth; Henry (Minnie), Lower Sackville; Reginald (Dianne), Halifax; sisters, Elizabeth Forgeron (Bill), Garnish, Nfld.; Julia Slaunwhite (Clyde), Canning; Esther Ann Andrews (Winston), Dartmouth; Rose Moulton (Lewis), Garnish, Nfld.; several nieces, nephews and many friends. He was predeceased by sisters, Melina Quantz and Mary Andrews. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. today in The Salvation Army Fairview Citadel. Interment to follow in St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, would be appreciated.

BENJAMIN, Irving A. "Benji" - Dartmouth passed away June 13, 2001 in the QEII, VG site. Born in Dartmouth, he was the son of the late Percy and Alice E. (Lawlor) Benjamin. He was an accountant for the law firm of McInnis, Cooper & Robertson for may years. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the RCAF and was a long time member of the Brightwood Golf and Country Club. He is survived by his wife, Muriel Benjamin; daughter, Sherry (Steven) Purcell, Calgary, grandsons, Christopher and Shawn Purcell; son, Grant, Dartmouth; granddaughter, Laura and grandson, Mitchell Benjamin; sister Betty (Audley) Lowe, Dartmouth; brother, Alvin (Beulah); several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers, Aubrey and Ralph. Cremation has taken place. No visitation or memorial service by request. Burial at a later date in Gays River Cemetery. Donations may be made to any charity.

BLACKWELL, Richard Kent - 63 of Dartmouth passed away June 12, 2001 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Toronto, Ont., September 24, 1937, he was the son of the late Haldane and Clara (Polley) Blackwell. Surviving are his brother, John (Miriam); nephew, Peter John, twins, aunts Leola, Dartmouth, Leona, Vancouver, numerous cousins in Dartmouth, Ontario and British Columbia. Predeceased by several aunts and cousins. Funeral will be held 2 pm today, in the A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth, Mrs. Diane Hill officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only, donations may be made to any charity.

BRINKSCHULTE, Heinz Wilhelm - 66, of Lake Echo, surrounded by his family he passed away June 13, 2001 at the QEII Health Science Centre. Born in Montreal, Quebec, he was the son of the late William and Emily Brinkschulte. He served in the military for 22 years then worked for civil service for 11 years. For the past 11 years, he has been retired. When woodworking he was creative and good with his hands. He was an avid train collector and model collector. Known to many as "Mr. Fix it". Surviving are his wife the former, Elizabeth Brown; daughters, Lillian Richards, Dartmouth; Susan Andrews, Cumberland, PEI; son, James Brinkschulte, Dartmouth; brothers, Erwin Brinkschulte, Florida; sister, Lillian Lalond, Northbay, ON; grandchildren, Eric, Alycia, Cody, Logan, Taylor. He was predeceased by brother, Gunther Brinkschulte, Montreal, Quebec. Funeral service will be today 11 a.m. at St. David United Church, Lake Echo, Rev. Dr. Waldo Grandy officiating. A heartfelt thanks especially to Dr. Gubitz and also the nurses Roxanne, Donna, and Joan. And to all others, too numerous to mention for their care and concern. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

BRINTON, Ernest Boyd - 80, Halifax, formerly of Greenwood, passed away June 12, 2001, in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in St. Croix Cove, Annapolis Co., he was a son of the late Ira and Lucy (Ray) Brinton. He served in the RCAF during the Second World War and was discharged as a Flight Lieutenant. He was a member of RCAFA #107 Valley Wing and Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 98, Kingston. Surviving are son, Father David, Toronto and his mother Mrs. Hilary Brinton, Mississauga, Ont.; sisters, Mrs. Myrna (Clyde) Walls, Halifax; Miss Marjorie Brinton, Berwick; brothers, Gerald, Hall Road, Greenwood; Gordon, Middleton. He was predeceased by daughter, Brenda; brothers, Donald, Ray and Stanley. Funeral service 11 a.m. today in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Middleton, Canon Eric MacDonald officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society.

CAMERON, John "Glenn" - 39 of Lake Fletcher, formerly of Dartmouth, slipped away on June 12, 2001 at the Q.E. Two. He is survived by his wife, Brenda MacLellan, and two daughters Sarah and Reilly. He was the son of John and Geraldine Cameron of Dartmouth, and brother to Sandra (Chris) Watt, West St. Andrews, N.S., Brad, Hong Kong, Nancy (Simon) Pye, Kingston N.S., Lonny (Barbi) Kemptville, Ont., niece Emily, nephews Cameron and Jack. Words cannot describe our grief. Glenn was a graduate of St. Mary's University where he earned a Bachelor of Science, honours in Geology. Glenn was a valued employee at ADI Ltd. Glenn was loved for and will be remembered because of his warmth, wit, love of family and sweetness of soul. Funeral mass will be 11 am today, June 15th in St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church (corner Main & Caladonia). A reception will immediately follow in the church hall. A memorial mass and interment of ashes will be at a later date in Mabou. Family flowers only. The family wishes that any donations go to : Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada. The depth of a persons mark is not dictated by the length of time on this earth.

COGAN, M. Gladys - 103 Flamingo Dr., Halifax, formerly of North Sydney, passed away June 12, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, February 12, 1908, she was a daughter of the late Robert Emmett and Annie (Sampson) McGrath. She was educated at Notre Dame School in Sydney Mines and graduated from the Provincial Normal College in 1926. She taught in Low Point, St. John's School in Sydney Mines and for many years as primary teacher at St. Joseph's School, North Sydney. She is survived by daughter, Anne (Stephen) Clancey, Halifax; grandchildren, Marilyn, Stephen and Ryan; great-grandson, Justin; sister, Sister Loretta McGrath, Bethany, Antigonish; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, William; sisters, Rita, Miriam and Angeline; brothers, John, Leonard, James and Emmett. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass in celebration of her life will be held in St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney, Saturday, June 16, at 11 a.m. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

CROWE, Robert Ellis, 67 of 28 Elgin St., Springhill, passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2001 in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherest. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Wilbert and Lucy (Ellis) Crowe. He worked in the Springhill Coal Mines for several years. He is survived by sons Jack Crowe, Vancouver, B.C. and Robert Crowe of Windham Hill, Cumberland Co., N.S.; daughters, Lucy Ann Crowe, New Glasgow; Lousie Crowe and Laura Lee Crowe both of Amherst; Lynn (Carvel) Porter, Springhill and Heidi Crowe of Vancouver; a brother Jack (Elizabeth) Crowe, Oromocto, NB, and a sister Mary Ellen (Robert) Squarebriggs of Miramichi, NB; thirteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son William Wilbert and a grandson William. Cremation has taken place under the direction of A.H. Brown Funeral Service Ltd. A graveside committal service will be held at 11 a.m. today, June 15, 2001 in Hillside, Springhill, with the Reverend Frank Likely officiating. Donations to any charity would be appreciated.

DEBAY Mary Julia - 72 of Dartmouth passed away June 12, 2001 at the QEII HSC. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Helen (MacDonald) Awalt. She is survived by her husband John C. DeBay; daughters Sheila (Larry) Davie, Ontario, Gloria (Gary) Banks, Kentville, Marion DeBay, Marilyn DeBay, Nadine DeBay, all of Dartmouth; sons David DeBay, Tom DeBay, Francis (Heather) DeBay, all of Dartmouth; brothers Danny Awalt, Mike Awalt, both of Dartmouth, Art Awalt, Ontario, John Awalt Lawrencetown; sisters Madeline Fougere, Marion Awalt, Bertha Leadly, Darlene Lawson, all of Dartmouth, Florence Isnor, Spryfield; eleven grand-children, one great grandchild. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Dartmouth. No funeral services by request. Donations may be made to Diabetes Assoc. of N.S.

DELOREY, Sarah Ann "Sadie" - 80, J.J. Carroll House, Antigonish, formerly of Giants Lake, passed away peacefully June 12, 2001, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Pleasant Valley, Antigonish Co., she was a daughter of the late John and Sarah Ann (MacGillivray) Duggan. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales CWL, Giants Lake and St. Ninian's Parish, Antigonish. Surviving are her sons, Henry (Helen), St. Andrews; Jim (Marie), Antigonish; Fonsy (Janet), Edmonton, Alta.; Bernie (Donna), Lower North Grant; daughters, Monica (Ronald) Hull, Pleasant Valley; Mary (Stephen) Wright, Guysborough; Colleen (Kevin) Benoit, Pleasant Valley; Joanne (Steven) Flemming, Rocky Harbour, Nfld.; 21 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary MacGregor, South Side Harbour; Helen Guay, Madison Heights, Mich.; Rita MacNeil, Church Street Ext., Antigonish; brother, Colin, Upper South River. She was predeceased by her husband, Hugh; infant daughter, Donna Jean; brothers, Walter, John, James, Danny; two brothers in infancy. Funeral 2 p.m. today in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish. Burial in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery, Giants Lake. Memorial donations to St. Francis de Sales Cemetery Fund.

FRENCH, Albert Joseph James - 74, Dartmouth, passed away June 11, 2001 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late James and Lillian (Connors) French. Surviving are his wife, the former Joyce Fillis; daughters, Nancy, Elaine, Joyce, Carol, Susan, Lillian, Barbara, all of Dartmouth; Kathy of Vancouver; Janet of Victoria; son, James of Vancouver. He leaves behine 2 brothers, 3 sisters, 23 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Funeral mass 10 a.m. today in St. Peters Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.

McEACHERN, Georgina Catherine - 80, Halifax, passed away June 12, 2001, in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Maude (Young) Longaphy. She was a lifelong resident of Halifax. Surviving are daughters, Dolly (Mrs. Jack MacDougall), Ontario; Judy Skales, Victoria, B.C.; Patricia, Halifax; Catherine Barrieau, Sackville; sons, Gordon (Ann), Dartmouth; Robert (Jane), Prospect Bay; Michael (Lana), Timberlea; sister, Leatha Kerr, British Columbia; brothers, Frederick (Margaret), Halifax; James (Mabel), Halifax; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Gordon; sister, Mary Pottie; brother, Cyril. Arrangements are entrusted to Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home. No visitation by request. Funeral mass 9 a.m. today in St. Pius X Church, Rev. Duncan McMaster officiating. Burial of cremains at a later date. Reception to follow the service in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to IWK Health Centre.

HAYDEN, Arthur E. - 73, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully June 14, 2001 at home. Born in Port Wade, Annapolis County, he was the son of the late Ralph and Louise (Morrisson) Hayden. His passion for vehicles followed him through many career choices, including Acadian Bus Lines and Imperial Oil Limited. After retiring he started a car dealership. He enjoyed his summer home, which was close to his birthplace. He was a long time member of the IOF and Imperial Oil annuitants. He is survived by sons, Edward (Sylvia), John (Audra), Andrew (Tracie), all of Dartmouth; grandchildren, Mitchell, Sarah, Nicholas and Jillian. He was predeceased by wife, Nathalie; son, Richard; brothers, Alton and Claude; sisters, Anne and Myrtle. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 p.m Sunday, June 17, 2001 with funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. John Porter officiating. Burial will take place in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens with a reception to follow in the funeral home reception centre. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Renal Dialysis, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

MacDONALD, Joan Marguerite - Ross Ferry, Victoria Co., passed away Monday, June 11, 2001, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Lunenburg, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Marguerite Collins. She was actively involved in her church and community. She loved to sing and was a faithful member of the church and community choirs. She was dedicated to her early morning walk to begin her day. Joan made it known that she had a happy life in Ross Ferry. She is survived by her husband, Gordon A.; daughters, Sandra (Kim) Perrauet, Dartmouth; Margaret, Kentville; sons, John (Jennifer), Whitby, Ont.; Donald (Judith), Sheet Harbour; brothers, Eric (Monique), Oshawa, Ont.; David (Annette), Lunenburg; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandson. A memorial service will be held in Drummond United Memorial Church, Ross Ferry, Saturday, June 16, at 2 p.m., Rev. Louie Ihasz officiating. Donations can be made to the Drummond Memorial Church Fund or Palliative Care Unit of Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Family flowers only. Funeral is under the direction of Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.

McCULLOCH, Inez Charlotte - 81, Minasville, Hants County, passed away peacefully at home, June 14, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Greeno and Charlotte (Wright) Scott. She was a member of the Noel United Church, Noel UCW and Double M Club. She also enjoyed playing cards, crossword puzzles, baking and her family and friends. Surviving are her daughter, Bernice White, Burnaby, BC; sons, Charlie (Charlene) McCulloch, Tennecape; Robie (Beth) McCulloch, Beaver Bank; Kevin (Liz) McCulloch, Mt. Lehman, BC; grandchildren, Stephanie (Jeff), Charles (Stephanie), Erin, Andrew, Laura, Graham, Jillian; great grandchildren, Katie, Mathew; sisters, Lilian Naas, Minasville; and Freda (Vincent) Ells, West Mount, Cape Breton. She was predeceased by husband, Floyd; brothers, Lawrence, Aubrey, and Frank; sisters, Alda, Mary and Effie. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ettinger's Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. Celebration of Life will be held Monday, June 18, 2001 at 2 p.m., Noel United Church, Rev. Sandra Cox officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall, burial in Moose Brook Cemetery. Family flowers only by request, memorial donations may be made to Noel United Church, general fund, or charity of your choice.

McSAVANEY, Mabel Evelyn - 81 of 50 Mitchell Ave., Dominion passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2001 at her redidence. Born in Lingan she was the daughter of the late Felix and Henrietta (Langley) Burke . Mabel was a faithful member of St. Eugene's Church, Domintion. She was an avid card player, Scat and Rummy were her favorites. Mabel was noted for her baking and sharing this with many of her friends. She was also known for her keen sense of humor. Mabel received very much joy fomr her family; especially grand and graet-grandchildren. She was a very special person who was loved by all who knew her. She will be sadly missed by sons; Vince (Karen), Brian (Lisa) - both of Dominion, Wayne, at home and Bernie (Ann Lorraine). Alberta, sisters; Mrs. Pearl McIsaac & Mrs. Hazel Musial, brothers; Stan Burke, Ray Burke, Pius Burke & Stan Eksal, grandchildren; Terry, Kerr, Todd, John Paul, Lisa, Dale, Tracey and great-grandchildren; Ceilidh, Holly, Briana, Adrianna and Ryan. Visitation for the late Mrs. McSavaney will be held today 2-4 and 7-9 pm in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday at 11 am in St. Eugene's Church, Dominion, Fr. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. "Ma" will be in our hearts &memories forever.

NICKERSON, Reginald Carrol - 77, Bedford, passed away June 14, 2001 in the QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax. Born December 2, 1923 in Halifax, a son of the late James Edward and Ora Maud (Publicover) Nickerson. He served in World War II in the R.C.A. worked for Keiths and Oland Brewery for 42 years. He was a member of the Bedford United Church. Survived by wife, the former Marion MacDonnell; sons, Kent (Dianne), Bedford; Kevin (Susan), Bedford; grandchildren, Marcie, Keith (Melissa), Kirk; great granddaughter, Lacie; sisters, Gwen Rodgers, Halifax; Claire Mapes, Salmon Arm, BC; brother, Robert, Ontario; Donald, Spryfield; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Barbara; brothers, Edward, Albert, George. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 1216 Bedford Highway, Bedford. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday in Bedford United Church, Bedford, Reverend Diane Tingley officiating. Interment in Brookside Cemetery, Bedford. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society or the Kidney Foundation.

RANKIN, Florance - 79, 1154 Prince St., Truro, passed away Monday, June 11, 2001, at home. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Theresa GooGoo. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Florance was a devoted member of Immaculate Conception Church and regularly received communion at home every Sunday. She is survived by daughters, Doris (Harold) Putnam, Bible Hill; Betty (Keith) Lattie, Upper Kennetcook; Marion (Ray) Miller, Sarah Rankin, both of Truro; Elizabeth (Sherman) White, Kennetcook; sons, Campbell (Cathy), Halifax; Roland, Truro; Peter (Juanita), Hopewell; Danny, Cambridge; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Alden E.; daughters, June, Jean, Colleen, all in infancy; sons, Martin, Donald; sisters, Mary-Rose, Matilda, Cecilia. Memorial service 10 a.m. today in Immaculate Conception Church, Truro, Father Kris Pyc officiating. Burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Upper Musquodoboit. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, The Arthritis Society or a charity of choice.

SKINNER, Edmund Adolphus - 81, Halifax, passed away June 11, 2001, in Northwood Centre. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Andrew B. and Christine F. (Smitz) Skinner. He retired from VIA Rail following 37 years of service. He was also an avid baseball player and loved bowling. Surviving are his brother, George; sister-in-law, Jean; one nephew, four nieces and his extended family. He was predeceased by sister, Verna; brother, Douglas. Funeral will be 3 p.m. today in Trinity Anglican Church, Cogswell Street. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.

SMITH, Carmen - 67, South Lochaber, Guysborough Co., passed away June 12, 2001, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Goldenville, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late Kenneth and Alberta (Sponagle) Smith. He was a labourer most of his working life having worked as a woodsman, lineman and in a lumber mill. He is survived by his wife, the former Joan Cameron; daughter, Ethel Bernice, at home; brothers, Byron, Country Harbour; James, Toronto; sister, Lorraine Corkum, Toronto. He was predeceased by two infant sisters. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Bethel Community Church, Lochiel Lake, Guysborough Co., from where funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m., Rev. Freda Steeves officiating. Burial in Stewart Cemetery, South Lochaber. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish.

SOMMERVILLE, Jean MacGreggor - 76, Halifax, passed away June 13, 2001, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Sommerville. Jean was a loving mother who in her earlier years loved to bake and play bridge. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by daughter, Dr. Trudy (Dr. Robert) Mackay, Raleigh, N.C.; son, Robert (Laurie) Mackay, Fredericton, N.B.; grandchildren, Jennifer and David Martin. She was predeceased by several brothers and sisters. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 11 a.m. today in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd. Burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.

SOPER, Louise Marie - our beloved mother, Louise Marie Soper (nee Arab) passed away suddenly Sunday, June 10, 2001 in her home in Dartmouth. A loving mother and a caring and loyal friend she will be deeply missed by all. Her loving and caring nature an expression of her deep faith and love of God. An expression of faith that was sincerely lived throughout her life and shared with her family and friends. She especially loved her sons. She worked for a number of years as manager at Artex Hobby Products in Toronto. She will also be remembered for her love and interest of the computer of which her sons are very proud. She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas Michael and Mary Mamie (Isaac) Arab; and former husband, Harry Arthur Soper. She leaves her two beloved sons, Harry Soper, Dartmouth; and Nigel (Carol) Soper, Toronto; brothers, Thomas Abraham (Beryl) Arab, Kingston, NS; Frank Arab, Minesville, NS; Robert Arab, New Brunswick; Edward Francis Arab, Halifax; sisters, Helen Leona (Howard) Gorman, Halifax; Mary Kathleen (Charles) Horne, Dartmouth; Victoria Rose (Hardy) Sonnichsen, Bedford; many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. today in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Windmill Road, Dartmouth, Rev. Charles Burke officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

SPARKS, Roslene "Rose" - 88, Cherry Brook, passed away peacefully June 13, 2001 at the Northwood Nursing Home. Born in Cherry Brook, NS, July 12, 1912, she was the daughter of the late James Bundy Sr. and Bessie (Sparks) Bundy. She was a loving and devoted Christian wife and mother, an active member of the Cherry Brook United Baptist Church, sang in the church choir, was active in the Ladies Auxiliary, served as its President and was a faithful and devoted church goer. Surviving are sons, Eric (Loretta), Elroy (Mona), Cherry Brook; Allison (Lillian), Winnipeg; Arnold (Maxine), Montreal; daughters, Winnifred Tate; Virginia; Pauletta (Gyula) Lorincz, Montreal and Irma (Richard) Pope, Cherry Brook; sister, Mayola Mansfield, Dartmouth; brother, Earl Bundy, Cherry Brook; 23 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband, Deacon Everett Sparks; sister, Nellie Fairfax; step-sisters, Kathleen Beals and Grace Suttle; brothers, Henry, James Jr. and Gerald; step-brothers, Edgar, Alex, Chester, Davie and William. Visitation will be today, June 15, 2001 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland Street. Funeral service will be held in Cherry Brook United Baptist Church, Saturday, June 16, 2 p.m., Reverend Wayne Desmond officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. A reception will follow in the church auditorium. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to The Northwood Foundation or the Cherry Brook United Baptist Church Renovation Fund.

SPONAGLE, Catherine Anne "Cathy" - 48, of Dartmouth, was peacefully swept away, surrounded by her family at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, on June 13, 2001. Born in Trenton, Ontario, she was the dearest daughter of Margaret (Sutherland) (Latter) Cummings, Dartmouth and the late Graham Latter. A child of an airforce family, she travelled extensively through Europe and North America, until the age of 16. Cathy worked at Mic Mac Dental Centre for many years, as well as with various dentists in the Metro area. She owned and operated Burnside Irving along with her husband, and operated "Second Look" Cosmetics in Mic Mac Mall. She was a full time Mom and enjoyed "antiquing", interior decorating, upholstery, shopping, tole-painting, reading and music. She enjoyed spending time at the cottage in Chester, which was "a work of art in progress", and of which she was very proud. She will be missed by her Labs, Duke and Camper. Cathy touched the lives of all she met, and will be sadly missed. She is survived by her soulmate, Bruce. She was a loving mother and best friend to Crystal Jennifer and Jeffrey Graham. She was a beloved sister to Danny, David, and Jamie, all of Dartmouth, and will be sadly missed by "Mom and Dad" Sponagle, and their family. Visitation will be held today, June 15, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where funeral service will be Saturday, June 16, at 10 a.m., Rev. James Haughn officiating. Cremation to follow. Reception at funeral home immediately following service. Flowers graciously accepted. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or SPCA Metro Shelter.

TAYLOR, Jean Ellen - 90, formerly of 6969 Bayers Rd., Halifax, passed away June 12, 2001, in Melville Lodge, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late George and Ellen (Zinck) MacLachlan. She was an active member of St. Matthew's United Church for over 50 years, 29 of those were spent helping to count the Sunday morning collection. In 1996, she was presented with a gold plaque by the church for her years of faithful service over the decades. Before her marriage, she worked in the Royal Bank of Canada. She enjoyed playing bridge with the Halifax Senior's Club and family card games. She is survived by her daughter, Susan, Halifax; several nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Claude W. Taylor; brother, Douglas MacLachlan. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. today in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax, Rev. Carl Price officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Reception in the funeral home following the burial. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

VAUGHN PARNELL, Elizabeth (Betty) - 79, formerly of Brooklyn, Queen's County, passed away June 13, 2001 in Ocean View Manor, Eastern Passage. She was the only child of the late Victor and Elizabeth (Covington) MacKinnon. She will be rememberd for her work with the Rebekah Lodge, Liverpool, St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Brooklyn and the P.T.A. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be missed by many. Surviving are her children, Larry, Ontario; Michael, Sackville; Sharon Robinson, Dartmouth; seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Malcolm Parnell. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Brooklyn. Reverend Beverly DeVouge officiating. Burial in Seaside Cemetery, Brooklyn. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Nova Scotia.

WARHAM, Neville Arthur - 39, of 122 Victoria, Springhill, NS, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2001 in The Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, NS. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Doreen (Mason) Warham of Amherst and the late Beresford Warham. He is survived by his wife the former Angela Margaret Spence; a son, N. Nathan Warham at home; daughters, Jillian Warham of Halifax; and Emily Warham at home; brothers, Roy Warham, Truro; Kevin W. (Melissa) Warham, Amherst and Desmond (Brenda) Warham, Rexton, NB. Predeceased only by his father. Visitations will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today from the A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, from where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2001 with the Rev. Dr. Brian Spence and the Reverend Frank Likely officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia would be appreciated.

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