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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 31

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 18 March 2008, at 4:55 p.m.

BAGGES, Jean - 87, 55 Minto Street, formerly of 30 Grove Street, Glace Bay, passed away February 12, 1999 in the Glace Bay Health Care Complex, South Street. Born in Blaketown, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Martha Drover. She was a member of Epworth United Church, Glace Bay. She is survived by two sons, Melvin, Glace Bay; Allister, Ontario; nine daughters, Ruby McAulay, Sydney; Vera (Mrs. Bob Moore), Sydney; Christina (Mrs. Cyril Bradbury), Halifax; Ella (Mrs. Ray Barkhouse), Marion (Mrs. Jerry Pye), Lillian (Mrs. Bill MacCormick), Marilyn (Mrs. Sterling Arnold), all of Dartmouth; Irene (Mrs. John Reid), Glace Bay; Jeanna Winters, Glace Bay; one sister, Mirian Chant, Duncan, B.C.; one brother, Cecil Drover; Westmount; 37 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, William; sons, William, Harold, Allan; thee brothers, James, Allan, Malcom; three sisters, Mary Smith, Isabell Mercer, Fanny Smith. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 in Epworth United Church, Glace Bay, Rev. Bill Matthews officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Glace Bay.

CAMPBELL (Brown), Pearl - 79, Strathcona Place, Pictou, formerly of Bay View, passed away February 12, 1999 in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in River John, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Annie May (Langille) Brown. A resident of Bay View for most of her life, she and her husband recently moved to 39 Strathcona Place, Pictou. She enjoyed bingo and was a member of St. James Anglican Church, Pictou. She is survived by her husband, Albert (Bert); brothers, Earl, Dee, Louisville; Lawrence, Hibbert, River John; sister, Flora Brown, River John. She was predeceased by brothers, James, Chester, Fred; one sister, Alice Wilkins; a niece. The funeral service will be held 2 pm. today, February 15, 1999 in St. James Anglican Church, Pictou, Rev. Dale Cuffe officiating. Burial will be in Seaview Cemetery. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to St. James Anglican Church memorial fund.

CHAPMAN, James H. - 85, 24 Charles Street, Amherst, passed away Friday, February 12, 1999 in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Joe and Mary Ann (Parkinson) Chapman. He was part owner of Chapman Beverages Ltd., Amherst, where he produced soft drinks. Jim was past chancellor and life member of the Knights of Pythias, Chignecto Lodge 11; member of the Oxford Lodge Knights of Pythias and a former member of both the Masonic Lodge Acacia Lodge 8 and Order of the Eastern Star. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his wife, the former Catherine M. Colborne; one daughter, Alice G. McInnis and son, George Arthur, Dartmouth; granddaughter, Jane A. McInnis-Wilson and husband, Jim; one grandson, grandson, James Rodger McInnis and wife Lorelei, and great-grandchildren, Jacy, Cheyenne, James and Miranda McInnis. He was predeceased by sisters, Myrtice Doncaster, Lily Ora Giffin and brothers, Fred, Allan, Claud, Ernest and George A. His remains are resting at The funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church Street, Amherst with Rev. Allan Griffin officiating. Knights of Pythias will hold a service 7 p.m. this evening. Burial will be at a later date in Amherst Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

COLE, Thomas William - 80, Dempsey Corner, Kings County, passed away February 13, 1999 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Canso, Guysborough County, he was the son of the late Howard and Melinda (Greencorn) Cole. He was a member of the Aylesford United Baptist Church and was a Veteran of the Second World War having served over seas from 1942-1945. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Ortona Branch No. 69, Berwick. He had worked as a farmer for 10 years after the war. He then worked for the Government in the Department of Highways and as a School Bus Driver. He had been a Fuller Brush Salesman and worked for Sears in Halifax, later retiring due to ill health. He is survived by his wife, the former Gladys Marion Brennan; daughter, Joan Marie and husband, Robert Churchill of Canning; two sons, Allen Thomas and wife, Holly Cole of Falmouth; John Edward and wife, Doreen Cole of Aylesford; four grandchildren, Kimberly Ann (Gates) and husband, Allan MacRae of Toronto, Ont.; John Wade Gates of Japan; Dana Leigh Cole of Prince George, B.C.; Shane and wife, Susan Cole of Moncton, N.B. He was predeceased by four brothers, Harold, John, Martin and Benjamin Cole; four sisters, Alice and Jessie Cole; Luella Baker and Leitha Pembrook. Visiting will be 2-4 and 7:30 -9 p.m. Tuesday, February 16, 1999 at the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel in Berwick where a Royal Canadian Legion Service will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February, 17, 1999 in the Aylesford United Baptist Church with Reverend Clyde Lowe officiating. Burial in the Aylesford Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, the Aylesford United Baptist Church or to a charity of one's choice.

COLPITTS, Jessie Kathryn - 89, of Fox River, Cumberland County, passed away February 13, 1999 at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born at Fox River, she was the daughter of the late Ross and Catherine (Yorke) Graham. She was a graduate of Truro Normal College and taught school for more than 30 years throughout Cumberland County. She is survived by her husband, Clayton; daughters, Gayle (Mrs. Terry Shaw) of Coquitlam, B.C.; Judy (Mrs. George Wheaton) of Port Greville; Shirley (Mrs. Michael Kuryluk) of Lower Sackville; three sisters, Mrs. Barbara Bishop of Okotoks, Alberta; Mrs. Ethel Gaw of Reading, Mass.; Frances (Mrs. Bernard Bennett) of Fox River; one brother, Keith of fox River; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by three brothers, Harold, Donald, George. The funeral will he held 2 p.m. Wednesday, February, 17, 1999 at Grace United Church, Port Greville, with Reverend Jeffrey White officiating. Burial in the Port Greville United Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Grace United Church, Port Greville or the Age of Sail Heritage Centre Museum, Port Greville.

DANIELS, Margaret Rae (Rhea) - 77, passed away February 13, 1999 at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Margaret (MacLeod) Reid. She was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Halifax, and was a lifetime member of E. Florence Blackwood I.O.D.E. One of her greatest loves was her cottage in Marble Mountain, Inverness County where she enjoyed her family and the birds and flowers. She is survived by a daughter, Susan (Bill) Keenan of Halifax; three sons, Donald (Heather) of Rothsay, N.B.; Alden (Trudy) of Bedford; Blair (Cathie) of Bedford; grandsons, Will, Ian and Michael; a sister, Eileen (Alex) MacLean of Sydney; Clarence of Sydney and Howard of Sannich, B.C. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest A. Daniels and a brother, William. There will be a private family memorial service held at 1 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 at Knox Presbyterian Church, Halifax, with Reverend George MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hope Cottage, 2435 Brunswick Street, Halifax, N.S., B3K 2Z4.

DAVIDSON, Marjorie Louise - passed away at the Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax on February 12, 1999. Born in Halifax on October 31, 1913, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Georgina V. (Williams) Davidson. Marjorie was a survivor of the Halifax Explosion. She was educated in Halifax, Teacher's College, Truro and Saint Mary's University. She taught for 37 years in the Halifax School system and was a special education teacher prior to her retirement. In 1941 Marjorie joined the first flight of the Women's Division of the RCAF from Nova Scotia and was stationed in Toronto. For four years she served in Newfoundland and throughout Canada and attained the rank of Squadron Officer. She served as a summer Recruiting Officer in Nova Scotia for several years after 1945. Marjorie has a great love of music and will be remembered by many for her participation in music festivals. She is survived by her sister, June Clark, Halifax; brothers, Eric, Halifax; James L. (Jim), Oakland. She was predeceased by a brother, Walter E., Dartmouth and a sister-in-law, Katheline, Oakland. Marjorie will be remembered for kindness and love for her many nieces and nephews and grand-nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 16, 1999 at United Memorial Church, Kaye Street, Halifax, followed by a reception in the Church Social Room. Private family interment. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Halifax School for the Blind, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dignity Cremation Services, Halifax.

DAUPHINEE, Wilfred N. - 85, of Liverpool, Queens County, passed away Friday, February 12, 1999 at Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Liverpool, he was a son of the late Sylvanus and Florence (Boutilier) Dauphinee. He was a farmer all his life. He is survived by a sister, Dorothy, Mahone Bay; brother, Russell, Brooklyn. He was predeceased by two sisters, Hilda Dauphinee and Nellie King; four brothers, William, Fred, Perry and Walter. The body has been cremated under the direction of Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool. A graveside memorial service will be held today, February 15, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. in Zion United Cemetery, College Street, Liverpool, Rev. Edward Powell officiating. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to S.H.A.I.D.

DELANEY, Lillian Mae - 79, of 87 Ryland Avenue, Bible Hill, passed away February 12, 1999 in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Onslow Mountain, she was a daughter of the late Ducan James and Annie (Crowe) Delaney. She worked for several years at Stanfield's Ltd. She is survived by three daughters, Alberta (Mrs. Alvin Gorrill), Brookside, Colchester County; Barbara (Mrs. Maxwell Tucker), Margaretsville, Annapolis County; Lorette Suttis, Dean Settlement; one sister, Bella (Mrs. Samuel Lindsay), Onslow Mountain; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five brothers, Lawson, Roy, Martin, Clarence, William (Bill); sisters, Muriel and one in infancy. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 at the Mattatal Funeral Home, Truro with Rev. Karen MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in North River United Church Cemetery, North River. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any charity.

DeMONT, Joyce Ann - 63, Arklow Drive, Cole Harbour, passed away February 11, 1999 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Fontenelle, Gaspé, Que., she was a daughter Mrs. Adelia (Adams) Adams, Haldimand, Que, and the late Harris Adams. She is survived by her husband, Leamon (Lea), Cole Harbour; one daughter, Yolande, Victoria, B.C.; one sister, Pauline, Gaspé, Que. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Cole Harbour. No visiting by request. A memorial service will be held at10 a.m. today , February 15, 1999 in St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Forest Hills, Rev. Bernard O'Neil officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Western Shore. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to The Lung Association.

DEVOE, Gerald B. - 79, 33 Nickles Lane, Florence, passed away at home. Born in Florence, he was a son of the late Gerald and Ellen (Dickson) Devoe. He was a member of St. Stephen's Church, Florence, and was a veteran of the Second World War. He was a retired coal miner. He is survived by three brothers, Peter, Sydney Mines; Thomas, Ontario; James, Florence; two sisters, Nellie (Mrs. Joe Day), Sydney; Marie (Mrs. John Glen), Ontario; several nieces and nephews. There will be no visiting. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 16, 1999 in St. Stephen's Church, Florence, Rev. A.D. Campbell officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.

DOWNER, Ethel W. - 93, Halifax, passed away February 13, 1999 at home. Born in Ladle Cove, Nfld, she was a daughter of the late Eli and Carrie (Wellon) Shelley. She was a member of St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Church. She was a charter member of the Emerald Chapter 58 Order of the Eastern Star, having served as Worthy Matron in 1957, 1958, and 1974 and over the years has held numerous other offices in the order. She was also a life member of the Past Matrons Club. She is survived by her special niece, Carol Conrad, Halifax, and a number of other nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon; four sons, Donald, Buddie, Bruce and Bobby; brother Joe and sister Mildred Shelley. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 16, 1999 in St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Church, Canon David Boston officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Parapalegic Association or a charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax.

FANCY, Jennie Alverna - 105, of Bridgewater, passed away February 11, 1999 in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in New Elm, she was the daughter of the late John Henry and Mary Emma (Smith) Fancy. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a member of the Bridgewater United Baptist Church, Bridgewater. She is survived by niece Rhoda M. Crowe, Bridgewater, and several other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Myra Crowe, Mae Weagle; brothers, Gilbert, Burton, Wallace, Roy, Guy, Ralph and two brothers, in infancy. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 at Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater Rev. Hugh McNally officiating. Burial will follow in the Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. Immediate family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Bridgewater United Baptist Church, South Shore Regional Hospital Foundation, Bridgewater or any charity.

FULMER, Mark Trevoy - 88, of 6969 Bayers Park Apartments, Halifax, passed away Saturday, February 13, 1999 at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Five Islands, Colchester County, he was the son of the late Mark and Mary (Fulmer) Fulmer. He was a retired lumberman. He was a municipal councillor representing Colchester County for many years serving on the school board and other such committees. He is survived by his wife, the former Lillian Taylor; one son, Mark and his wife, Carol, Dartmouth; three grandchildren, Lori-Anne, Mark and Amanda. The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today, February 15, 1999 at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro with Rev. Robert Richmond officiating. Burial will be in the Peniel Cemetery, Five Islands, at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

GLADWIN, Verna Olive - 93, of Halifax, passed away February 13, 1999 at Oakwood Terrace, Dartmouth, N.S. Born at Millers Creek, Hants County, she was a daughter of the late Maynard and Louise (Harvey) Miller. She grew up in Brooklyn, Hants County and graduated from the Provincial Normal College and taught school in Canso, N.S. and Honolulu, Hawaii before marrying Gordon A. Gladwin. She was a long-time member of the Armdale Chapter of the I.O.D.E. She is survived by her two sons, Dr. Kenneth of Dartmouth and Donald of Vancouver, B.C.; three grandchildren, Alan Gladwin of Sackville N.S.; Heather Gladwin of London, Ont.; and Janice Cavell Hudson of Dartmouth; four great-grandchildren; four nieces and three nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon A. Gladwin and by her brothers, Hubert Miller and Kenneth Miller and sister, Helena Read. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 at Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 1999 with Reverend Ron Clark officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.

JACKMAN, Charles M. - 89, a resident of 64 Pantic Avenue, Sydney, and formerly of 170 Gannon Road, North Sydney, passed away February 13, 1999 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. Born in St. Pierre et Miquelon, he was the son of the late Alexander and Albertine (Delouise) Jackman. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church in North Sydney. He worked as a mechanic with L.A. Steele Motors in North Sydney for 25 years , retiring in 1972. He is survived by two daughters, Margaret (Mrs. James Ryan) of Toronto, Ont.; Patricia (Mrs. Thomas Youden) of Sydney; a son, Charles (Christine) Jackman of East Chezzetcooke, N.S.; a sister, Audrey Ramsey of North Sydney; three grandchildren, Keith and Karen Youden and Chad Jackman; two great-granddaughters, Olivia and Talya Youden. He is predeceased by his wife, the former Kathleen Conway; three brothers, Clement, Maurice and Marcel; two sisters, Rita and Bernadette and one great-granddaughter, Amanda Youden. Visiting will be held today, February 15, 1999 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 16, 1999 at St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney with Reverend Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Service Ltd., North Sydney.

JOLLIMORE, Norman Lloyd - 63, of Halifax, passed away February 12, 1999 at the Victoria General Hospital, QEII. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Herman William and Evelyn (Desgranges) Jollimore. He was a stationary engineer by trade, and was employed by the Federal Government, Ralston Building. He was a member of the Halifax/Dartmouth Pool League. He is survived by his wife, Marion (Angie) Jollimore, Halifax; his former wife, Veronicia Andrews, of Halifax; sons, Michael, Vancouver, BC; James, Ontario; brothers, Herman, Halifax; Raymond, Herring Cove; Frank, Thunder Bay, Ont.; Blaine, Bridgewater; sister, Sandra Brine, Halifax; three half-sisters, Helen McAvoy, Sackville; Betty (Mrs. Jack Morton), Townsend, Ont.; Dorothy (Mrs. Byron Wickie), Stratford, Ont. He was predeceased by a brother, Keith and a half-sister Gwen. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 in the J. Albert Walker Funeral Home Chapel, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, Rev. Ron Appleton officiating. Spring burial in St. Paul's Cemetery, Terrance Bay. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

KLINE, George William - 84, 22 Drysdale Road, Spryfield, passed away February 13, 1999 at home. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kline. He was employed with Oland Breweries for 44 years. He was an active participant in the Northwood Audlt Day Program for the last four years. He spent his last five years under the loving care of Donna and Frank Baker. His last five years were joyfully spend with the family of his grandson, Charles Robson, and the friends of Bill W. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his daughter, Jeannie Martineau of Ottawa; two nephews, Ronnie and Terry Kline of Halifax; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen Shiers; grandson, George Robson; brother, John and Charlie Kline. The funeral service will take place at 12 noon Tuesday, February 16, 1999 at St. Joseph's Church. Burial to take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

LAKE, Anna Elizabeth (Betty) - 92, of Fox River, Cumberland County, passed away Friday, February 12, 1999 at South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro. Born in Fox River, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Jessie (Smith) Lake. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Mary Gladwell, Parrsboro; Mrs. Kathleen Yorke, Fox River; one brother, Harry, Fox River; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one sister, Enid; four brothers, William, Herbert, Donald, Stanley. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Fox River, Rev. Robert Richmond officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

LANGER, John Wesley - 77, Wallace Road, New Victoria, and most recently a resident of Taigh Na Mara, Veterans Wing, Glace Bay, passed away Friday, February 12, 1999 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Dominion, he was the son of the late John and Harriet (Hicks) Langer. John was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Royal Canadian Service Corps, 5th Division, 8th Army and served his country from March 23, 1942 to June 5, 1946. He was a retired coal miner, an avid sportsman and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 15. He is survived by his former wife, Doris (Mossop) Langer; one daughter, Cheryl and son-in-law Bryan McDonald, Victoria Mines; four sons, Bill Boutilier, Port Alberni, B.C.; John, Nfld, Richard, Nfld.; and Donald, Nfld; 10 grandchildren, Bryan, Kirk, Jason, Tracy, Evelyn, Gordon, Jeff, Susan, Sarah and Mark; four great-grandchildren, Allyshia, Heather, Zachery and Alex and also many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Tom, Alexander, Clarence and Fred. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 16, 1999 in St. Joseph's Church, New Victoria. Memorial donations may be made to The Lung Association of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Homes, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford.

LAUNT, Nora I. - 81, of Middle Village, Halifax County, passed away February 13, 1999 in Halifax Infirmary Site, QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in West Dover, she was the daughter of the late John E. and Blanche G. (Berringer) Cleveland. She is survived by daughters, Izelda Smeltzer, Middle Village; Catherine (Mrs. Peter Breakspear), Lower Sackville; Alice (Mrs. Peter Arsenault), Dartmouth; Frances (Mrs. Harold Morash), Middle Village; sons, Edward, Brookside; Stuart, Terrence Bay; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Stuart; sons, James Gordon and Carl; sisters, Mary Jane Herritt, Irona Publicover, Lynnie Johnson. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 in J.A. Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Burial will be in West Dover Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

MacASKILL, Donald John "DJ" - 86, Indian Harbour, Victoria County, passed away peacefully at home on February 12, 1999. Born in Indian Brook, he was a son of the late Norman and Mary (Engelhutt) MacAskill. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Indian Brook. He was a lobster fisherman for 71 years. He was a member of North Shore and District Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his wife, the former Christine MacDonald; one son, Calvin, Indian Brook; one stepson, Earl MacDonald and wife Bonnie, Ontario; one sister, Mary Richards, Baddeck; two grandchildren, Christopher and Steven. He was predeceased by one sister, Sadie MacLeod; three brothers, Dan Angus, Norman, George. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 at Knox Presbyterian Church, Indian Brook with Rev. Shirley Murdock officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck.

MacKINNON, James Andrew "Jim Bob" - 39, Big Beach, Cape Breton County, passed away February 13, 1999 at home. Born in Sydney, he was a son of Mary C. (MacKenzie) MacKinnon of Big Beach and the late John Neil MacKinnon. He was a member of St. Barra's Parish, Christmas Island. He was a secretary of Feis An Eilein and worked for a number of years at Georgia Pacific gypsum plant, River Denys. Surviving are three sisters, Ann Marie MacMullin, of Sydney; Rhodena MacNeil of Shubanacadie, Cape Breton County; Bernita MacKinnon of Truro, two brothers, Michael and Norman of Big Beach; two nieces, six nephews and three grandnephews. He was predeceased by sister, Rose MacNeil; nephew, Rodney MacMullin. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. today, February, 15, 1999 in St. Barra's Church, Christmas Island, with Rev. Joe A. MacNeil officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to palliative care, the Canadian Cancer Society, or any charity.

MacNEIL, Mary Elizabeth - 81, of Breton Bay Nursing Home and a former resident of Patrick Street, Scotchtown, passed away February 14, 1999 at Breton Bay. Born in Gillis Lake, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Mary (MacDonald) MacDonald. She was a member of St. Michael's Church and of the Altar Society. Mrs MacNeil is survived by two sons, Vincent of Dartmouth and Donald of Arichat; brothers, Rev. Allen MacDonald; Harve Boucher. She is also survived by seven grandchildren. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, John J. MacNeil in 1982; son, Rev. Allen MacNeil and brother, Alex. Visiting will be held today, February 15, 1999 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, February 16, 1999 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February, 16, 1999 in St. Michael's Church with Reverend Lester Marchand officiating. Interment will be in the Parish Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donation in Mrs. MacNeil's memory to the Alzheimer's Society is suggested as an expression of sympathy.

MAYER, André - 65, 48 Second Street, Enfield, passed away peacefully February 12, 1999 at home. Born in Montreal, he was a son of the late Rodolphe Edward Joseph and Almanda Mayer. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy, was an avid pool player and was recently retired. He was the loving father of two daughters, Claudette (Mrs. Bruce Donaldson), Lower Sackville; Linda (Mrs. Ted Fudge), Toronto; two sons; Richard, Edmonton; Rudolph, Enfield. He is also survived by one brother-in-law, Raymond Tousegnant; seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by one sister, Gisele Tousegnant. The funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, February 15, 1999 at the Atlantic Funeral Home and chapel, 125 Sackville Srive, Lower Sackville. Reception immediately following service. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

McFARLANE, Theodora (Teddy) Theresa - 78, Halifax, passed away February 13, 1999 in the New Halifax Infirmary Site of the QEII. Born in Burin, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late William Samuel and Mary (Pyke) Gregory. She was a former employee of the F.W. Woolworth's department store, Bayer's Road Shopping Centre. She is survived by two sons, Wayne and wife, Marg of Lower Sackville; Bryan and wife, Violet of Cole Harbour; two sisters, Ruth (Mrs. John Mitchell) of Halifax; Irene (Mrs. Donald Gallant) of Hammond Plains; brother Harry of Halifax; four grandchildren, Kevin, Jill, Bryan, Michael and great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Kayleigh Morgan. She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert and sister, Justina. Visiting will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 in Cruikshank's Funeral Home, Halifax. The funeral service is at 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 16, 1999 in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax with Reverend Donald Boudreau officiating. Cremation to follow. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made tot he Canadian Cancer Society or to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia.

MIDDLETON, Alexander - 83, of Centreville, Kings County, passed away February 12, 1999 at home. Born in Scotland, he was a son of the late William and Mary (Kirk) Middleton. He arrived in Sheffield Mills, Kings County on May 1, 1929 and resided in the valley area all of his life. He farmed for awhile and then retired after 24 years of service with Hostess Foods. He was a member of the Kings Country Historical Society. He was a former Chariman of the Alzheimer's Society. He was a member of the Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot; a member of the church choir, the Men's Fellowship and made church visits in the community. He had an avid interest in writing, having written two books, "The Long Last Weary Mile" and "Down Through the Years" and several books of poetry. He also enjoyed walking, traveling, and playing Santa Claus for over 50 years at various functions. He is survived by two sons, Sandy (Laura) of Mount Uniacke; Kirk (Cindy) of Centreville; two daughters, Mary of Victoria, B.C.; Jeanne (Ira) McDow of New Minas; brother, George of Kingston Ont.; sister, Mary Burbidge of Wolfviflle; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Ethel Viola Middleton; sister, Peggy; brothers, Jack, Bill and Bob. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 16, 1999 in the Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot, with Reverend Brian Hamilton officiating. Burial in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings County, N.S. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society.

NOBLE, Ralh B. - 67, Bedford, passed away peacefully in his sleep February 11, 1999. Born in Moncton, N.B., on August 10, 1931, he was a son of the late Ralph A. and Helen (Blaikie) Noble. He was a registered CA and owned a successful family car dealership in Moncton. He devoted his life to work and family. He is survived by his wife, the former Maryjean Thompson, Bedford; two daughters, Natalie, Waterloo, Ont.; Darcy, Dartmouth; two sons, Thorne and wife Debby, Ottawa; Adam, Bedford; two brothers, Richard "Dick", Ladysmith, B.C.; Duncan, Moncton; four grandchildren, Erin, Jay, Tommy and Grace. The family wishes to thank his caregivers for their kindness to Ralph.

PAUL, Kayla Elizabeth Margaret - 14 months, 10 Mountain Road, Eskasoni, passed away February 10, 1999 in the IWK-Grace Health Centre, Halifax. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of Norma Paul and Stephen Sylliboys, Eskasoni. She is survived by her paternal grandparents, Stephan and Margaret (Poulette) Sylliboy; her maternal grandparents, Michael A. and Elizabeth (Poulette) Paul; several aunts and uncles, all of Eskasoni. She was predeceased by uncle, Daniel Stephen Marshall. The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today, February 15, 1999 in Holy Family Church, Rev. Robert MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to T.W. Curry Ltd.

PYE, John W. - 79, 12 Mac Street, Sydney Mines, passed away February 11, 1999 in Northside General Hospital. Born in Carbonear, Nfld., he was a son of the late Herbert and Hannah (Antle) Pye. He was a member of Trinity Anglican Church, Sydney Mines. He was employed with the Cape Breton Development Corp. until his retirement in 1972 and spent many years making cabinets and furniture, which were enjoyed by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn (Hilliard); daughters, Hannah (Mrs. Dennis Thompson), Halifax; Evelyn (Mrs. Blaine Barrie), Charlottetown; Jacquelyn Murphy, North Sydney; Doreen (Mrs. Dave Chapman), Halifax; Lana (Mrs. Vincent Pettipas), Dartmouth; sons, Herbert, Florence; Sibby, Kingston; Victor, Halifax; Robert, Sydney Mines; Richard, Dartmouth; Spencer, Toronto; 24 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; three brothers, Charlie, Victor, Leonard, Sydney Mines; sisters, Annie Snow, Alleine (Mrs. Lewis Dove), Sarah Belle, Sydney Mines; Jean (Mrs. Ian Gillian), Ontario. He was predeceased by one son, Johnny; one daughter, Patricia; one grandson, Herbert; four brothers, Fred, Ananias, Elijah, Clarence. The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today, February 15, 1999 in Trinity Anglican Church, Rev. Brenda Drake officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery, Tobin Road. Memorial donations may be made to palliative care, Northside General Hospital Foundation or Trinity Church roofing fund.

SELLONS, D. EDWARD - 51, of Western Avenue, Parrsboro, passed away February 13, 1999 at Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Parrsboro, he was the son of the late Edward Sellons and Rebecca (Phinney) Sellons of Parrsboro. He worked at the Parrsboro Co-op for 30 years. He served with he Parrsboro Volunteer Fire Department for 25 years and was a past member of the Parrsboro Citizen Band, the Parrsboro Curling Club and the Parrsboro Golf Club. In 1984, his team won the Nova Scotia Firefighters Curling Championship. He was an avid card player. He is survived by his wife, the former Debra Willigar; three daughters, Heather, Jennifer and Brittany, all at home; two sisters, Linda (Mrs. John Meikle) of Ottawa, Ont.; Lorene (Mrs. Stephen McGee) of Ottawa, Ont.; one brother, Gordon of Halifax; several nieces and nephews. Funeral at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 16, 1999 at St. George's Anglican Church, Parrsboro with Reverend Robert Richmond officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. George's Anglican Church or to a charity of choice.

SMITH, Wallis George - 72, Sydney Road, Port Hawksbury, passed away Friday, February 12, 199 at St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late William and Caroline (Gosse) Smith. He was a retired bricklayer with SYSCO, Sydney. He was a member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Port Hawksbury; Solomon Lodge 46, Port Hawksbury and Temple Lodge 57, Mulgrave. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He is survived by his wife, the former Bernice Saunders; stepdaughter, Stephanie (Mrs. Wayne MacKinnon), Stittsville, Ont., and granddaughter Meghan; stepdaughter Jacqui (Mrs. Chris Kenndey), Port Hawksbury, and granddaughter Rebecca; stepson, John Louisdale and grandson Avery; sisters, Annie Cogswell, South Bar; Ivy and Mervin MacKay, Oxford; brothers, John and Jean, Gander, Nfld.; Reg and Vi, Glace Bay; niece, Ruth and Charlie MacDonald, Baddeck; grandnieces, Jennifer and Lindsay; several other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Nellie MacKeigan; five brothers, William, Roy, Sidney, Val, Charles in infancy. There will be no visiting. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today, February 15, 1999 in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Rev. Peter MacRae officiating. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Holy Trinity Anglican Church.

TOMPKINS, Vera Elizabeth Mae (Lizzy) - 83, of Lockhartville, Kings County, passed away February 13, 1999 at home. Born November 3, 1916 in Harcourt N.B., she was the daughter of Edward Beaver and Mary Jane (Bailey) Beaver. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She had been a resident of Lockhartville for seventy-two years. She is survived by her husband, Percy; two sons, Ronald of Gypsum Mines, Hants County and Robery Ramey of Coldbrook, Kings County; daughter, Sheila Schofield of Lockhartville; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Percy; sister, Stella and brothers, John, George and Art. Visiting will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, February 15, 1999 at Lohnes-Beazley Memorial Chapel, 419 Albert Street, Windsor where the funeral will held Tuesday, February 16, 1999 with Reverend David Shaw officiating. The burial will be at Horton Cemetery, Hortonville, Kings County. Memorial donations may be made to Kings county V.O.N.

WELLS, John Francis "Jack" - passed away February 11, 1999. He was a son of the late Claude Wells and Winifred Marshall. He was predeceased by his wife, Jean McDonald; one son, Jackie, and grandson, Matthew. He is survived by daughters, Rosemary (Mrs. Cornelius Brigley), Nancy-Jean (Mrs. George Ferguson); six grandchildren, Angela, Lynne, Craig, Leah, Lana and Stephen; and great-granddaughter, Shianne; two brothers, Doug and Maurice. He was also predeceased by two brothers, Claude and Wally, and his only sister, Marie (Mrs. Leonard Little). Jack was a former city fireman and was a long-serving president of the Halifax Firefighters Union. He was part of a family line of proud firefighters; his uncle Billy was on the Patricia in 1917; his father, Claude; brother, Wally; nephew, Tim; brother-in-law, Maxwell Rose (all deceased), were also firefighters. A funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. today, February 15, 1999 in St. Lawrence Church of Dutch Village Road. Interment will be in Mount Olivet. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

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