Sadie Beaver, 85, of The Cove Guest Home, formerly of Louisbourg, passed away Wed. Oct. 14, 1998, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born at Trout Brook, Mira, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Isabel (MacLeod) MacDonald. She was a member of the First United Church, Louisbourg and a lifetime member of the UCW and LOBA.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered as a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt.
She is survived by a daughter, Mary (Donald) Kendall, Louisbourg; two grandchildren, Charmaine (Perry) de Vries, Marion Bridge, Curtis (Kim) Kendall, Howie Centre and great-grandchildren, Shelly, Cole, Ashley, Eddie and Tyler and a sister, Margaret (Bella) Maclntyre, Dartmouth, N.S and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Hugh and brothers, Angus, Norman, Donald Archie, Donald John, and sisters, Margaret and Mary.
Visitation will take place Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at First United Church, Main Street, Louisbourg. Funeral service will be held Saturday, 2 p.m. at First United Church with the Rev. Clayton Austin officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery under the direction of W.A. Chant Funeral Home.
God has granted peace to the most wonderful and kindest person a family could ever have.
Margaret Henderson Dickson
Funeral services for the late Margaret Dickson, 81, of Westville, N.S., and formerly of Florence, who died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998, will take place Saturday, Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. Interment in Brookside Cemetery, Sydney Mines.
Arrangements under the direction of Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines.
Mr. H. Charles Hosking
Charles Hosking, 91, of 61 MacAulay St., Florence, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998, peacefully at home.
Born in North Sydney, he was the son of the late Harry and Emma (Burton) Hosking. He was a member of Wilson United Church, Florence.
Mr. Hosking was a retired coal miner from Florence Colliery. He was an avid sportsman in fishing, hunting and boxing. Charlie was famous for his storytelling and he was a talented musician having had his own band called the Merry Makers. Also, he enjoyed woodworking.
Mr. Hosking is survived by his wife, the former Hilda Mae Payne; one daughter, Pearl (Mrs. Wes Stubbert), Florence; two sisters, Mrs. Jean MacIntyre, Georges River, N.S., Mrs. Sybil Maxwell, Berwick, N.S.; one brother, Everett Capstick, Florence; three grandchildren, Charlene Byrne, Carol Bradley, Corey Stubbert and two great-grandchildren, Kayla and Robin Byrne. Also surviving are several stepchildren.
He is predeceased by his two former wives, the former Blanche Reeves and Charlotte Phillips, three sisters, Florence MacInnis, Josetta Jardine, Ulden MacMullin, three brothers, Harry Hosking, Cecil Capstick, Elmer Capstick and a great-granddaughter, Kelly Byrne.
Visitation will be held at the Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines, today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Wilson United Church, Florence. Burial in Brookside Cemetery, Sydney Mines.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Reginald (Reg) MacGillivray
65, West Lake Ainslie
Reginald (Reg) MacGillivray, beloved husband, father, brother, died, Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998, at the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital.
Born in Sydney, N.S., son of the late Currie MacGilivray. Retired after 37 years in the RCAF.
Survived by loving wife, Barbara (nee Rankin); sons, Glen, Petawawa, Ont., Rankin, Hamilton, Ont.; daughter, Donita (Mrs. Jack Newbery), Trenton, Ont.; grandchildren, Kailea, John, Michael; brother, Donald, Ontario; sisters, Thelma (Mrs. Art McKenna), B.C., Gina (Mrs. Eugene Binns), Sydney, Mary (Mrs. Dave Doucette), Ontario, Judy (Mrs. Andy Guenette), Ontario.
Predeceased by brother, Colin, Hamilton, Ont.
He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Special thanks to all for their unfaltering support during this time.
To be waked at home in West Lake Ainslie, Saturday, Oct. 17 after 2 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. Mary's Church in Mabou, Sunday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Danny MacLennan officiating. Cremation to follow under the direction of Inverness Funeral Home.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
A.D. (Sander) Muggah
A memorial service will be held for A.D. (Sander) Muggah on Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998 at 11 a.m. in St. George's Church with the Rev. Lori Ramsey officiating.
John W. Roberts
66, Oshawa, Ont.
John W. Roberts, 66, of Oshawa, Ont., passed away on Thursday, Oct. 8, 1998, at home.
Born in Ingonish, he was the son of the late Hayden Roberts and Sadie (Hardy) Roberts.
He is survived by two daughters, Charlene (Tim), Cathy, two sons, Mark and John and five grandchildren, all of Ontario; four sisters, Eliza Warren and Dinah Rideout, both of Oshawa, Doris (Mrs. Doug Warren), Floss (Mrs. George MacKinnon), both of Ingonish; brothers, Richard and Elmer, Oshawa; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Everett and Simon.
Visitation was held Oct. 10 followed by cremation in Oshawa. Burial in Ingonish at a later date.
91, Whitby, Ont.
Agnes Ulrich passed away at the Fairview Lodge Whitby on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998, in her 91st year.
Born in Gardiner Mines, N.S., June 23, 1908. Daughter of the late Veronica Petrie and James Warburton.
Loving mother of John and his wife, Pauline; Louis and his wife, Robbie; Charles; Joseph and his wife Rose; Ethel and her husband Jim Rown and the late James Ulrich. Dear sister of Gordon and Rita, and the late Margaret, Beatrice, Ethel and Jim. Fondly remembered by her 18 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Ulrich will be resting at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Family Parish Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Bernard Richard Burke
74, Grand Lake Road
Bernard (Bernie) R. Burke, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 1998, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex, after a lengthy illness.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of Mark and Matilda (Currie) Burke. Bernie was a retired employee of Devco, having working at Nos. 20, 26 and Phalen collieries. He was a faithful member of Saint Joseph's Parish, Reserve Mines. For many years, Bernie and his wife operated Burke's Dairy on Douglas Avenue, Glace Bay and he was also a member of Devco Pensioners Bowling League.
Bernie is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Josie (Devison); three daughters, Bernadette (Sheldon) Smith, Birch Grove, Sharon Burke and Brenda O'Keefe, both of Glace Bay; two sons, Fabian, at home and Kevin, Grand Lake Road; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Jen Chiasson, brothers Fabian, Leo and Johnny, all of Ontario.
He was predeceased by his granddaughter, Diana Barkhouse, brothers, Raymond, Jim, Fred, and William in infancy, and stepfather, Louis McCormick.
Visitation will take place Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Curry's Funeral Home, Main Street, Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be held Monday 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church, Reserve Mines with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Interment will be at Forest Haven Cemetery.
Memorial donations may made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetic Association.
Poppy - If our love could have saved you, you would still be with us. Sleep peacefully.
Joseph Thomas Hutchison
48, New Waterford
Joseph Thomas Hutchison, 48, 211 Ling St., New Waterford, died Friday, Oct. 16, 1998, in the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital.
Born in New Waterford, he was the son of Jemima (Quigley) Hutchison, New Waterford, and the late Leo A. Hutchison.
Mr. Hutchison was a member of the St. Agnes Parish, he worked at the Cavalier tavern in New Waterford as a bartender. Surviving are brother, Leo (Wilma), New Waterford, three sisters, Mary, (Mrs. Art Ryan), Patricia "Tish" (Mrs. Wayne MacKay), both of New Waterford and Francine "Fran" (Mrs. Tom Bonnar), Scotchtown; special nieces, Janelle and Tiffany, special nephews, Chris, Owen, Craig, Garrott, Keegan.
Mr. Hutchison has donated his body to the Dalhousie Medical School. A memorial service will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m at St. Agnes Church with Rev. Neville officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford.
Donations to the New Waterford Branch of Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Passed away unexpectedly at Scarborough General Hospital, on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998.
Mary, beloved wife of the late Wallace; loving mother of six daughters and four sons; cherished grandmother and great-grandmother to many.
Chapel service was held Friday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m.
Madeline Frances Norman
Madeline Frances Norman, of 40 Ashby Road, Sydney, died Thursday Oct. 15, 1998, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
She was the daughter of the late George and Johanna Gushue. She was a member of St. Theresa's Parish.
She is survived by one daughter, Madelyn (Mrs. Fredrick Tomie, Montreal; three sons, William "Bud" (Rose), Sydney, David (Irene), Toronto, and Paul (Sally), Sydney. She was also survived by one sister, Florence Monaghan, Sydney and one brother, Raymond Gushue, Hamilton, Ont. and 12 grandchildren.
Predeceased by her husband William (Wootton) Norman, a daughter, Louise (Ralph Mac Donald), Sydney, sisters, Bernadine Chandoiseau, Christine McGready and brothers, Pat, George and Tom.
The late Mrs. Norman will have visitation Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998, at the T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the St. Theresa Church with Rev. A. MacDougall officiating, with interment Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Donations may be made to charity of choice.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
James P. (Jim) Ryan
James P. (Jim) Ryan, 73, of Charlottetown, P.E.I., died suddenly Sunday, Oct. 11, 1998, in P.E.I.
Born in Reserve Mines, he was the son of the late John T. and Elizabeth (Hines) Ryan. A former steelworker, coalminer and employee of Cape Breton County Waterworks. Jim left Reserve 35 years ago. He was employed in different jobs in P.E.I. including McCains Frozen Food and the detox center until his retirement.
He is survived by three brothers, Bernie (Bernice), Birch Grove, Paddy (Sheila), Reserve, Larry (Kay), Steele's Hill and three sisters, Sadie (Gast) LeClair, Montreal, Mary (Gerard) McIntyre, Elliot Lake, Ont., Alice (Sonny) Windsor, Reserve; also survived by many nephews and nieces.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Martin, John and Billy.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Belevedere Funeral Home, Charlottetown, P.E.I. A memorial mass will be held at a later date at St. Joseph's Church, Reserve with Father Ray Huntley officiating. Interment of ashes in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Gordon Thomas Southam
Peacefully at home in Vancouver on October 13th, 1998, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Ottawa, Oct. 14th, 1910. He leaves to mourn his loss his dearly beloved wife of fifty-seven years, Jeannie; his five daughters, Carol Robertson, Martha Lou Henley, Stephanie Carlson, Lisa Southam and Nancy Southam, and twelve grandchildren.
Gordon served as Gunnery Officer with the R.C.N.V.R. through World War Two.
Predeceased by their two wonderful sons, Gordon (1976) and Harvey (1991).
Funeral service will be held at three o'clock p.m. on Monday, October 19, 1998, at Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver.