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NOVA SCOTIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 32

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 18 March 2008, at 5:01 p.m.

BLACKBURN (Duffey), Patricia Jean "Patsy" - 64, passed away April 17, 1999 at the V.G. Site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Dennis Patrick Duffey and Mary Alice (Mercer) Zinn. She was a loving wife to the late Richard Joseph Blackburn and a loving, kind and caring individual who gave unselfishly of herself to her many friends and family who needed her. She is survived by three sons, Richard Jr., Lower Prospect; John, Newfoundland; Dennis, Lower Prospect; two daughters, Marilyn Lutz, Lower Sackville; Annie Marie, Lower Prospect; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers, Stewart Duffey, Newfoundland; Fred Zinn, Halifax; James Zinn, Dartmouth; sisters, Margaret White (Duffey/Foran), Tantallon; Katherine Little (Zinn) Halifax; Gloria Parsons (Zinn), Halifax as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her grandson, Jason Blackburn, age 3, of Halifax. Funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, 1999 in Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Terrance Bay, Father Fisher officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Reception will follow at the residence of James Ryan in Lower Prospect. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dignity Cremation Services.

BLAKENEY, Muriel Georgina - 82, of Noel, formerly of Rawdon, passed away April 18, 1999 in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Trenton, she was the daughter of the late Elijah and Annie (Gammon) Allen. She is survived by one son, David and wife Krista, Upper Rawdon; one brother, Rusell, of the Yukon; one granddaughter, Jaime; one grandson, Jacob; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Lester; one brother, Danny. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visiting by request. Arrangements have been entrusted to J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Kennetcook. Funeral service will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999 in Upper Rawdon United Church, Rev. Margie Whynot officiating. Interment will be at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

CLAYTON, Amethyst George "Ami" - 75, Hubley Hill Lake Road, Tantallon, passed away April 17, 1999 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Youngs Cove, Annapolis County, he was a son of the late Lorne and Lillian (Staling) Clayton. He employed for over 30 yeasr in the maintanance department of the Victoria General Hospital, retiring in 1983. He is survived by sisters, Edna Melanon, Annapolis Royal; Louise Guest, Youngs Cove; brothers, Ross, Ivan, Youngs Cove; Britain, Shannon, Parkers Cove; stepson, Claude, Fredericton, N.B.; two step-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Wilfreda MacIsaac; three brothers, Burgess, Judson, Edison. Cremation has taken place. The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999 in Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal, Pastor Melvin Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery, Parkers Cove. Memorial donations may be made to The Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Association of Nova Scotia. Arrangements have been entrusted to the J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax.

COMEAU, Victor Louis - 62, Yarmouth, passed away April 15, 1999 in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Melbourne, Yarmouth County, he was a son of Evelyn Pothier, Tidal View Manor, and the late Emile Comeau. He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Comeau; one son, Jerry Comeau, Alberta; two daughters, Paula Comeau, Yarmouth; Wendy Comeau, Halifax. He was a loving grandfather to Nicole Comeau, and to his grat-granddaughters, Paige and Samantha Comeau and grandson, Matthew. He is also survived by one brother, Hubert Comeau, Melbourne; two sisters, Betty Pothier, Wedgeport, Yarmouth County; Beulah Fenton, Melbourne. He was predeceased by one sister, Doris, in infancy. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. There will be no visiting. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. today, April 19, 1999 in Sweeney's Funeral Home, Main Street, Yarmouth, Rev. Joseph officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

CORRIGAN, Ada Kathleen - 85, a former long time resident of Holland St., Reserve Mines, passed away as she lived with quiet peace and dignity, surrounded by her loving family at the home of her devoted daughter and steadfast care provider Carol Ann and her husband David Bailey of 28 Norwood St. Glace Bay. Born in London, England, she was the daughter of the late William and Jane (Ebbs) Bywaters. Ada arrived in Canada as a young war bride in October, 1945, accompanied by her infant daughter, Kathleen. A most gracious lady, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother whose greatest joy and solace to the end was the presence of her family. She was a long time adherent of St. Joseph's Parish, Reserve Mines. Besides Carol Ann, she is also survived by her daughters, Kathleen (Mrs. John McIntosh), Maureen Corrigan, both of Dartmouth; son, Michael (Donna), Dominion; sister-in-law Betty Rich, Newwaterford, grandchildren Derek, Shane and Jamie Bailey; Darryl, Lisa and April Burton; Brian and Heather McIntosh; Ryan and Brenna Corrigan; one great-grandchildren, Leo Mitchell Bailey; sister, Elizabeth Baxter, brother, Alfred Bywaters, both of London, England. She was predecased by her husband, MIchael Richard in 1988; sisters, Mary Stearn, Lillian Kelly, Jane Castle and a brother Bill. Arrangements have been entrusted to the V.J. McGillvray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. today, April 19, 1999, in St. Joseph's Church, Reserve Mines, Father Ray Huntley officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cape Breton chapter of V.O.N.

CRAIG, Donald Judson "Bud" - 75, South Berwick, Kings County, passed away Saturday, April 17, 1999 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Aylesford, KIngs County, he was a son of the late Thomas and Lorna (Patterson) Craig. He was a veteran of WWII and had served overseas. He had worked as a truck driver and was employed by Berwick Bakery Ltd. for sevenyears and Easson's Transport Ltd. for 17 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Doris Hiltz; daughters, Lorna (Jackie) Craig, Aylesford Lake; Tammy (Mrs Eric Durno), Woodville; one brother, Vaughn, Yarmouth; one half sister, Marjorie Bain, Haggersville, Ont.; two grandchildren, Samantha and Craig. He was predeceased by his step father, Tib Thibodeau; one brother, Wylie. Cremation has taken place. A Royal Canadian Legion Service and a memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, 1999 in H.C. Lindsay's Memorial Chapel, Berwick, Rev. Donald MacPherson officiating, Burial will be in the Berwick Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the IWK-Grace Health Centre; the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Charity of one's choice.

DEAN, William Burton Sr. - 86, King Street, Stellarton, passed away April 17, 1999 at home. Born in Stellarton, he was a son of the late Amos and Eliza May (Hilchey) Dean. He was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Stellarton, where he served as an usher for many years. He retired from Trenton Works (Stock taker) in 1977. He was an avid card player and founding member of the Stellarite Seniors Club, Stellarton. He enjoyed wood working and gardening. He is survived by his wife, the former Mildred Jane Trefy; one daughter, Faye MacInnis, Calgary; two sons, Burton Jr., Stellarton; Donald, Stellarton; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two infant sons; one sister, Fletia; one brother, Maurice; one half-sister, Daisy Mae; one hald-brother, John Hartlen. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 19, 1999 in P&K MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999 in Christ Anglican Church, Stellarton, Rev. Jim McCorriston officiating. Burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Anglican Church or the Canadian Cancer Society.

FORD, Margery L. - 97, formerly of 185 Main Street, Sydney Mines, passed away April 17, 1999 at Miners Memorial Manor, Sydney Mines, where she lived with peace and dignity. Born in Burgeo, Nfld, she was a daughter of the late James and Eva (Anderson) Strickland. She moved to Nova Scotia where she met and married Frederick Ford. She was a kind and gentle lady whose daily joys where her devotion to her husband, children and grandchildren. She was a member of Trinity Anglican Church, Loyal True Blue Lodge, an honourary member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 8, Sydney Mines, also the Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by four daughters, Edith, Mannie Tobin, Sydney Mines; Agnes MacLellan, Sydney Mines; Nora, Cecil Tobin, Sydney Mines; Edna Jones, Trenton, Ont.; four sons, Walter, Sydney Mines; Henry, North Sydney; George, Sydney Mines; Jimmy (Heather), Florence; one sister, NOra Faye, Sydney; two brothers, Joe Strickland, New Brunswick; Hubert Strickland, Burgeo, Nfld.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred; one son, John; one daughter, Rubina; three sisters, Melinda, Elsie, Doreen; two brothers, Victor, John. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. There will be no visiting. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 24, 1999 at Trnity Anglican Church, Queen Street, Sydney Mines, Rev. Brenda Drake officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Miners Memorial Manor Fund or Trinity Anglican Church.

HOOD, Laurie Richard - 66, of #536, Mount Denson, Hants County, passed away Sunday, April 18, 1999 in the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born on October 21, 1932 in Sweets Corner, Hants County, he was a son of the late Harry and Harriet (Leighton) Hood. Laurie was a former member of the Royal Canadian Air Force for 25 years as a technician, and was also employed with Scotian Gold in Windsor and Kentville as a machanic. He also was a hobby farmer. He was a member of Branch #74, Royal Canadian Legion, Wolfville. Laurie was a resident of Mount Denson for many years. Laurie is survived by his wife of 19 years, the former Colleen Huntley; two daughters, Terri, Abbotsford, B.C.; Sharon, Abbotsford, B.C.; three sons, Darren and wife Marcy, Elkford, B.C.; David, Edmonton; Chris, at home; five grandchildren, Tiffany, Brittney, Taylor, Erin and David; five sisters, Edna and husband John Williams, Cleveland, Ohio; Marguetite "Lulubelle" and husband Spero Anastasovites, Springfield, Mass.; Phyllis and husband Russell Boyd, New Minas; Valerie and husband Morris Hunt, Mount Denson; Sandra and husband Frank Shiers, Three Mile Plains; five brothers, George, Toronto; Norman and Arlene, Mount Denson; Ronald "Shakes" and Debbie, Ashdale; Phillip and Darlene, Sackville; David and Margo, Mount Uniacke; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Ruby Mae Boyd; one daughter-in-law, Cathy Hood. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 19, 1999 in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999 in the chapel, Rev. Garnet Parker officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Denson Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Canadian Cancer Society, Kempt United Baptist Church or Hants Community Hospital.

JENKINS, Agnes Louise - 93, Valley View Villa, Riverton, formerly of MacLellan's Brook, passed away April 17, 1999 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Trenton, she was a daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (English) Tanner. She was a member of MacLellans Mountain Presbyterian Church, the Women's Institute, and the Red Cross. She is survived by daughters, Alice Campbell, Barrie, Ont.; Carole (Mrs Fred Gunn), Coalburn; Katherine (Mrs Francis Verscheve), Waterdown, Ont.; Helen (Mrs Roy Lavoie), Burlington, Ont.; sons, Stran, Walter, Fraser, Frederick, all of MacLellan's Brook; George, Greenwood; Gordon, at home; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren; one half-sister, Myra Marsh, Trenton. She was predeceased by her husband, Ephraim; one son, Roy; one grandson, Glenn; two sisters, Georgie, Clara; one half-sister, Gladys; two half-brothers, Fraser Tanner, Bill Tanner. Arrangements have been entrusted to the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, April 19, 1999 in MacLellans Mountain Presbyterian Church, Mrs. Jessie Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Castle Hill Cemetery, MacLellans brook. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

LEADLEY, William - 72, of Lower Sackville, passed away April 16, 1999, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Leonard and Marie (Bellfountain) Leadley. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He was a member of Sackville Senior Bowling League. He was also a member of Sackville Legion Seniors Club. He is survived by his son, David, Lower Sackville; brothers, Doug, Georgie, Harold, Halifax; Edward, Calgary, Alberta; companion, Cheryl Robicheau. He was predecased by his wife, the former Jean Hennberry; daughters, Brenda Lee, Darlene; a son in infancy; sister, Shirley Reid. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 19, 1999, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999, in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Gerald David officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, reception to follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.

LOHNES, Harold Ellis - 90, South Berwick, Kings County, passed away Saturday, April 17, 1999 in the Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville. Born in Maitland Bridge, Annapolis County, he was a son of the late Edson Joseph and Laura Ellis (Smith) Lohnes. He had been employed as a labourer and spent time working in the woods, working at a sawmill, working at M.W. Graves farm and the factory and at CFB Greenwood. He was an adherent of the United Church. He is survived by one brother, Winston, Millville, Kings County; two sisters, Muriel Walker, South Berwick; Marie Croft, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Minne Crouse; two brothers, Fred and Clair; three sisters, Jean Lohnes, Myrtle Douglas and Elsie in infancy. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. today, April 19, 1999 in the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick, where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999, Rev. Donald MacPherson officiating. Burial will be in the Aylesford Union Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

LYNDES, Maynard E. - 76, of 151 MacRae Ave., Sydney River, passed away Sunday, APril 18, 1999 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Wentworth, he was a son of the late Wilbert and Alice (Ripley) Lyndes. He retired in 1990 from Harris and Harris Contractors, Sydney, after 30 years service. He was a member of Sydney River United Protestant Church. He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy M. Barclay; one daughter, Carolyn (Mrs Brian Aitkins), Coxheath; one sister, Jessie Bonnyman, Tatamagouche; one grandson, Scott; one niece and several nephews. He was predeceased by five brothers, Tom, George, Harold, Willard, Wasson. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 19, 1999 at Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999 in Sydney River United Protestant Church, Rev. A. McIntosh officiating. Burial will be in Alfred Smith Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Cape Breton Palliative Care or Sydney River United Protestant Church.

MACLELLAN, Lexie - 82, of 130 Reeves St. Sydney, formerly of Marion Bridge, passed away April 16, 1999, at Cape Breton Regional Hospital . Born in Trout Brook, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Katie (MacMullin) MacLeod. She was a member of Bethel Presbyerian Church, Sydney. She is survived by her brother, Rannie, Catalone; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman; son, Edward, Sisters, Sadie, Margaret, Peggy, Katie and Alexandria; brothers, Hughie, Donald John, John, Daniel , one in infancy. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral will be 11 a.m. today, April 19, 1999 in Bethel Presbyterian Church, Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Burial will be in Loch End Cemetery, Catalone.

MacQUARRIE, James Douglas - 80, Miners Memorial Manor, Sydney Mines, passed away April 16, 1999, in the manor. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of the late James and Catherine MacQuarrie. He was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Sydney Mines. He worked for many years as a meat cutter in Sydney. He also worked for the Old Sydney Collieries until his retirement. He is survived by his nieces, Donalda Ferguson, North Sydney; Elaine Grant, Kentville; nephew, Ted Dye, Nightion, Alta. He was predecased by sisters, Margaret, Mary; brothers, William, Donald. Funeral will be h 11 a.m. today, April 19, 1999, in G.R. Francis and Son Funeral Home, Sydney Mines, Rev. Ian Macleod officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery.

MARTELL, James H. "Jimmie" - L'Ardoise, passed away Friday, April 16, 1999 in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Rockdale, he was a son of the late Wilfred and Nona (Langille) Martell. He was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Parish, L'Ardoise. He served overseas with the Canadian Armed Forces during the Second World War and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 47, ST. Peters. He is survived by his wife, the former Thersa Martell; three brothers, Lawrence, Rockdale, Charles, Halifax; Lester, L'Ardoise; two sisters, Elizabeth Boulet, West L'Ardoise; Leona Landry, Rockdale; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one brother, John and two sisters, Cora MacDonald; Kathleen in infancy. Funeral mass will be 3 p.m. today, April 19, 1999 in Holy Guardian Angels Church, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntrye officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any charity. Arrangements have been entrusted to W.J. Whitty Funeral Home, Port Hawksbury.

MARTIN, Florence Gladys - 74, of 33 Mechanic Street, Springhill, passed away on Saturday, April 17, 1999 in High Crest Nursing Home, Springhill. Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Minnie (McInnis) O'Brien. She enjoyed cooking, playing 45's cards and especially her family. She is survived by her husband, Douglas Hugh Martin; a son, Jack (Bonnie), Springhill; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Kristopher, Megan, Ashley; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Frank; sisters, Ada Totten, Marion Blue, Evelyn Hoeg, Marguerite Booth, Reta Buchanan, Gladys O'Brien. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the A. H. Brown Funeral Home in Springhill. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999, in the St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Springhill, Father Peter Boager officiating. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery, North Street, Springhill at a later date. Memorial donations made to any charity would be appreciated.

McALDEN, Florence May - 78, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully Friday, April 16, 1999 in the Dartmouth General Hospital with her famiily at her side. Born in March 1921, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Bessie (Martell) Traise of Halifax. Florence was educated in Halifax and lived in the Halifax-Dartmouth area throughout her life. She worked for various companies during her career, but her husband and children were her prime concern. Florence did volunteer work for the Scotia Chapter Telephone Pioneers of America and was a member of Christ Church, Dartmouth, where she served on the Alter Guild and as a member of the ACW. She is survived by her husband, Chistopher S. McAlden; daughters, Judith, Dartmouth; Susann (McAlden) Williams and husband Philip, Hanslope, England; an "adopted" daughter, Marlene Bezanson, Dartmouth; one son, Christopher David and wife Diane (Nicholson) MacAlden, Lower Sackville and their children, Amanda and Christopher who were the light of Florence's life, her pride and joy; one sister, Shirley Misener and husband Henry, Dartmouth. Cremation has taken place. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999 in the A.L. Mattattal Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Private family committal will take place at the Catheral Church of All Saints, Halifax, Archdeacon Paul Smith officiating. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to All Saints Catheral, Halifax, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

McDONALD, Noreen Helen - 64, Dartmouth, passed away April 17, 1999 in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Summerside, PEI, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Jean (Richards) Arsenault. She was retired from the Nova Scotia Hospital Laundry Services. She is survived by two sons, Harry, Toronto; Garry, Halifax; one daughter, Gail, Dartmouth; several grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Beaver, Dartmouth; two brothers, Earl, John, Ontario; four stepsisters, Bean Hines, Fannie King, Shirley Sampson, Gwen Whynot, Dartmouth; two stepbrothers, Morris Gullivar, Dartmouth; Murray Gullivar, Truro. She was predeceased by stepmother, Muriel Gullivar; one brother, Don Arsenault. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 1999 in Atlantic Funeal Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or Canadian Blood Services Patient Transport.

O'GRADY. Stephen Alfred - 46, Bedford, passed away Saturday, April 17, 1999 at home. Born in Halifax, he was the son of Florence (McPhee) O'Grady, Halifax, and the late Alfred O'Grady. He served as a member of the Halifax Regional Municipality Fire Department for 24 years attaining the rank of captain and was one of the founders of the Nova Scotia Firefighters Burn Treatment Society. He is survived by his daughters, Jennifer and Michelle, Bedford; their mother, Susan MacMillan, Bedford; sisters, Sheila, Nancy (Mrs Phillip Taras), Bedford; Heather (Mrs Anthony "Tony" Berrigan), Halifax; brothers, Jeff, Bedford; Allen, Spryfield; several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 19, 1999 in Cruikshank's Funeral Home, Halifax. Funeral service will be held 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999 in St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, North Street, Halifax, Rev. Lloyd O'Neill officiating, assisted by Rev. David Hart. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial will be in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, IWK-Grace Foundation, Nove Scotia Firefighters Burn Treatment Society, or any charity.

O'HEARN, Monica Kathleen (Mona) - 94, of Dartmouth, passed away April 17, 1999 at Drtmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax on April 9, 1905, she was a daughter of the late James and Deliha Ryan. She was a lifelong member of St Peters Roman Catholic Church and she was a survivor of the Halifax Explosion. She is survived by three sons, Donald, Clarence and Lawrence; seven daughters, Joan Crooks, Catherine Cooper, Dorothy Crooks, Janet Feener, Rosemarie Masters, Monica Nightengale and Theresa Orton; three sisters, Nan Munro, Rose Anderson and Lillian Graham; 23 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Martin; one son Bernard; one brother, Fred; one sister and one brother in infancy. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 19, 1999 in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street. Funeral mass will be celebrated 12 noon, Tuesday April 20, 1999 in St. Peters Roman Catholic Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth, Rev. Tom White officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Hermon Cemetery. Family flowers only by request, in lieu memorial donations may be made to the VON or to Dartmouth General Hospital.

PENNY, Edith Rosetta - 82, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 17, 1999 at the Ocean View Manor, Eastern Passage. Born in Milton, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mariah (Townsend) Carver. She was the beloved mother to sons, Richard and Ronald of Dartmouth. She is also survived by sisters, Mrs. Dolly Hanson, Dartmouth; Mrs. Beatrice Gallant, Milton; Mrs. Deannie Lowe, Sandy Cove; Mrs. Kaye Denmore, Bridgewater; brothers, James, Port Mouton; Maurice, Milton; Douglas, Hammonds Plains; grandchildren, Eric, Jennifer, Jacob and Adam. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman and one sister, Marie (Mrs HIbbert Dorey). Cremation has taken place. No visiting by request. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, 1999 in the A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth, Rev. Marion Lloy officiating. Reception to follow. Interment will be in Milton Cemetery, Milton, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or any charity.

PICKARD, William Joseph - 86, of Halifax, passed away peacefully April 17, 1999 at Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late William Joseph and Susan (Wilson) Pickard. He was employed many years at the Halifax Naval Dockyard. He is survived by three daughters, Joan (Mrs Ron Sigaton), Liverpool; Margaret (Mrs Ary Kalkman), Kentville; Sharon (Mrs William Sundman), Ottawa; one son, Bill.. Lakefield, Ont.; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Helen (Mrs Frank Alcock), Halifax; several step children and many in-laws in Cape Breton whom he dearly loved. He was predeceased by his first wife, Harriet (Hattie) (Martell); his second wife, Mary Ellen Sampson (Morvan) and an infant daughter. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Snow's Funeral Home, Halifax. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999 in St Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Northwood Foundation.

SAMPSON, Alvinia Mary - 82, Halifax, passed away April 17, 1999 in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in the Magdelan Islands, she was a daughter of the late Clifonse and Exilda Chevarie. She was a long time member of St. John the Baptist Parish. She is survived by daughters, Jeanette and husband Leo Conrad, Halifax; Theresa and husband Lloyd MacDonald, Halifax; Ann and husband David Smart, Halifax; Rita Sampson Davis, Halifax; Lorraine and husband Peter Gaudet, Amherst; two sons, Stephen and Paul, both of Halifax; sisters, Margaret Samson, Halifax; Lucien (Mrs Norman Legere), New Brunswick; Fabiola Sampson, Quebec; Alice (Mrs Jean Guy Bertrand), Quebec; three brothers, Willie and Rene, both of the Magdelene Islands; Felix, Quebec; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Simon; three sisters, Stella Melanson, Rosanna Muise, Annette Bedard; one brother, Edward. Visting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 19, 1999 in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor Street. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999 in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Purcell's Cove Road. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

SAVARY, Daisy Ola - 68, Bear River, Annapolis County, passed away April 16, 1999 in Digby General Hospital. Born in Bear River, she was a daughter of the late Gifford and Agnes (Kerr) Robbins. She is survived by her companion, Willard Thurber; two sisters, Barbara Robbins, Bear River; Emily Walker, Virginia, USA; two brothers, Rex, Bear River; Dale, Dartmouth; five nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Glenn; one brother, Arthur. Funeral will be 10 a.m. today, April 19, 1999 in Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch Street, Digby, Rev. Ed Shaw officiating. Burial will be in Moun Hope Cemetery, Bear River. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.

SMITH, Isabel - Knoydart, Antigonish County, passed away April 17, 1999 in St. Marth's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Arisaig, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Sarah (MacDonald) Smith. SHe worked a number of years in the United States. She was the last surviing member of her immediate family. She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four sisters, Christie MacDougall, Katherine Smith, Cassie, Margaret; four brothers, Angus, William, Ronald, Hugh; one nephew, Hugh Smith; one niece, Mary Grant. Arrangements have been entrusted to MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. today, April 19, 1999 in St. Margaret of Scotland Church, Arisaig, Rev. Donald MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Margaret's Church or the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division.

SMITH (MacKinnon), Jeanette T. "Jan" - 69, of Howie Centre, passed away April 15, 1999. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Susan (Jessome) MacKinnon. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Lorne; daughters, Diane, Sydney Forks; Lorna, Northside East Bay; sons, Kenneth, Coxheath; Mike, Beechmount; six grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Mary Shane, California; Mrs. Beth Clarke, Ontario. She was predeceased by her brothers, Bernie, George, Charlie; sister, Betty Annesty. Arrangements have been entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today in St. Mary's Church, East Bay, Rev. F. Abbass officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.

VANTASSEL, Emily Mary - 85, of Lighthouse Road, Digby Co., passed away April 16, 1999, at home. Born in Comeauville, Digby Co., she was a daughter of the late Fidelis and Lillie (Comeau) Boudreau. She was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby. She was a homemaker most of her life and was employed with Margolians Shoe Store, Digby, and Hatties Store for many years. She is survived by her husband, Roy; daughter, Loraine (Mrs. Neil Donavon), Bellville, Ont.; son, Paul, Digby; sisters, Pauline (Mrs. Ralph Mallet), Massachusetts; Margaret (Mrs. Anthony Saulnier), Digby; 10 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Octive, Adolph and Gerald. Arrangements have been entrusted to Jayne's Funeral Home, 7 Birch St., Digby. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today, April 19, 1999 in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Rev. Craig Christenson officiating. Interment in Madonna Cemetery, Marshalltown, Digby Co. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

WALSH, Gordon Condran - 75, of Donaldson Ave., Enfield, passed away Sunday, April 18, 1999 at home. Born in Rockingham, Halifax County, he was the son of the late Robert H. and Winnifred Camilla (Condran) Walsh. He was a member of St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Parish, and was a very active volunteer in church activities. He wa a member of the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War. He was employed at CNR for 41 years in various capacities and was Yard Staff supervisor when he retired. He was past president of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 133, Enfield. After retirement, he was employed with the Corps of Commissionaires at Halifax International Airport. He enjoyed travelling and loved to drive his car. He is survived by daughters, Mary Elizabeth (Mizzy), at home; Catherine, Elmsdale; Eileen (Mrs Joseph MacLean), Enfield; one son, Robert, Halifax; grandchildren, Jeanette, Amy, Gregory, Jennifer, Carolyn; great-grandchildren, Kyle, Hayley, Kennedy, Matthew; one sister, Winnifred Murray, Edmonton. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Virginia E. (Ginny) Garden; two brothers, Donnie and Bob; one sister, Eileen (Teenie). Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, April 19, 1999 in St Bernard's Roman Catholic Church, Enfield, where the funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999, Father Paul Granville S.J. officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie.

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