45, Flin Flon, Man.
Leslie Beaton, 45, of Flin Flon, Man., passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 1998, at home.
A native of Leitches Creek, Cape Breton, he was the son of the late Murray Wilson Beaton and Louise Catherine Beaton. He lived in Flin Flon, Man. with his family for 22 years, sharing with them his love of outdoor life and activities. He was employed with Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting as a power engineer.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine (Donovan) Beaton; daughters, Amanda and Amber, at home; sisters, Virginia Donovan, Leitches Creek, Deborah Feetham, Oyster Pond; many other relatives.
Memorial service will take place Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. at St. Columba United Church, Leitches Creek with the Rev. Bernice Spracklin officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Mae F. Budge
70, Glace Bay
Mae Budge, 70, of 54 Water St., Glace Bay, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Winnifred (Coffin) Tredwell. She was a member of Epworth United Church, Glace Bay.
Mrs. Budge is survived by a daughter, Barbara (Mrs. Bob Mullins), North Sydney; a son, Bryan at home; sisters, Alexis (Mrs. Art Billard), Glace Bay, Sharon (Mrs. Billie Clarke), Glace Bay; brothers, Frank, Glace Bay, Robert, Niagara Falls, Ont.; son-in-law, Ken MacDougall, Alberta; grandchildren, Christopher, Scott, Laurie Lynn, Trevor, Bryan; one great-grandson, Connor.
Predeceased by her husband, William in 1987, son, William Terrance, daughter, Shelley MacDougall, brothers, Earl (Bud), Allister (Ace) and infant brother, Louis.
Visitation for Mrs. Budge took place Friday, Oct. 30, 1998, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in The Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held today (Saturday), Oct. 31, 1998 at 3 p.m. in Epworth United Church, Glace Bay with the Rev. Eric Lynk officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Family flowers only. Donations to Epworth United Church or the Glace Bay Canadian Cancer Society.
Katherine Rachael (Rae) (MacLeod) Collier
North Vancouver, B.C.
Word has been received of the sudden passing of Rae (MacLeod) Collier on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998, in North Vancouver, B.C.
She was the daughter of the late Annie K. and George M. MacLeod of Sydney, N.S., formerly of Wreck Cove, Victoria County.
She is survived by her loving husband, Ken; daughters, Pamela and Heather; son, Derek and three granddaughters, all of North Vancouver. She is also survived by one brother, Allister MacLeod; one sister, Anna (Mrs. Reg Walsh), both of Sydney, N.S. and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, Nov. 1, 1998, at 4 p.m. in First United Church, Whitney Avenue, Sydney, N.S.
Memorials may be made to the Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery, Wreck Cove, Victoria County, N.S.
George H. Cossitt
80, Lanexa, Va.
George H. Cossitt, 80 of Lanexa, Va., died Thursday, Oct. 29, 1998.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Cossitt; two daughters, Linda Kemian and Candice Manica; two sons, Mark and Warren Cossitt; a brother, Forrest Cossitt.
Mr. Cossitt's funeral will be private.
A memorial service will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, Monday, Nov. 2, 1998, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Harold Brown officiating. Burial to follow in Union Grove.
Cemetery under the direction of V.J. MacGillivray Funeral Homes, 380 Smith St., New Waterford.
Donations may be made to the All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund.
94, Reserve Mines
Robina Ferguson, 94, of Reserve Mines, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 1998, in Ocean View Manor, Halifax, N.S.
Born in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Maria Laben.
Immigrated to Canada in 1908 and was a lifelong resident of Reserve Mines. A member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Reserve Mines, a volunteer on the Altar Society. An ardent card player and sports fan. A former employee of Cara Foods at the Sydney Airport for 10 years.
She is survived by a son, Philip (Skit) and wife Helen, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Karla Napier, Edinburgh, Scotland, Elaine Mattatall, Dartmouth, Brenda Vaughan, Dartmouth, Stephen, Amherst; seven great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Bernard (Skit), sisters, Frances, Mary and brother, Joseph.
Visitation will be held Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Reserve Mines with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial to follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. A reception to follow in the church hall.
Family flowers only, donations to St. Joseph's Cemetery Fund or a charity of choice.
Annie May (Flavin) McIsaac
88, Glace Bay
Annie May (Flavin) McIsaac, 88, of 55 Minto St., Glace Bay, died on Friday, Oct. 30, 1998, at the Glace Bay Healthcare Corp. hospital.
Annie May, a member of Immaculate Conception Parish, was born in Glace Bay. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Jessie (Gillis) Flavin and spent most of her life in the Bridgeport area of her home town.
She excelled academically at Bridgeport Elementary School and at St. Anne's High School, then worked locally and at Iona in the hotel industry before marrying in 1935. Annie May was well known to her neighbours and friends as a great cook and remarkable baker. The dozens of beautiful and elaborate quilts, now in the hands of family and friends throughout eastern Canada, attest to her artistry and skill with needle and thread. She was active socially in church groups and neighbourhood clubs from the 1940s, well into the 1980s.
She is survived by her only child, Edward, now living in Toronto with his wife, Theresa; three grandchildren, James, Maegan and Mark (all living in Ontario) and two great-grandchildren, Taylor and Justin. She also has two nieces, Madonna and Carol Ann, living in the United States.
Annie May was predeceased by her husband, Norman, her sister, Mary and her brothers, William, Daniel and James.
Annie May's kindness, wisdom, humour and compassion will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Visitation for the late Mrs. McIsaac will be on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be held Monday 2 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Bridgeport with Fr. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Bridgeport. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.
Clarence William Pero
77, St. John's Nfld.
Clarence (Caddy) Pero, 77, formerly of Florence, died Friday, Oct. 30, 1998, in St. John's, Nfld.
He was the son of Elizabeth and the late Pius Pero. He was employed with CN until his retirement.
He is survived by his wife, Anne; a daughter, Anne Marie Riley, Point Aconi; sons, Melvin and Sandy, Florence, Wayne, Georges River, David, Elora, Ont., Dacy, Burlington, Ont., and Ronald, St. Catharines, Ont.; brothers, Langelle, Florence, Butch, Alder Point; sisters, Mary Cousins, Sydney Mines, Zola MacIntosh, Weaton, Ont., Audrey MacLeod, Big Bras d'Or, Sheila Lyle, Florence, 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by sisters, Edna Simms and Colleen Chapman.
A memorial mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Stephens Church, Florence. Burial will take place in St. John's, Nfld.
Raymond William Hollohan
Raymond William Hollohan, 67, of Whitney Pier passed away Monday, Nov. 9, 1998 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Patric Joseph and Mary Ellen (Keough) Hollohan. He was retired from the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) Works Dept. He was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish, a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion and executive member of Branch #128, Whitney Pier. He served with the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery in Korea, 1953-1959 as a sergeant.
He is survived by his wife, the former Lyda (Sissy) Hellewegen; one son, Kevin; two grandchildren, Kelly Hollohan and Raymond Troy Roberts; four brothers, Andrew Leo, Lenord Joseph, Cletus Daniel, all of Sydney, Rev. Ronald Thomas, Edmonton.
Visitation will be Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Sydney Memorial Chapel. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Friday in Holy Redeemer Church with Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the N.S. Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Bessie Lexina Lamarche
Bessie Lexina Lamarche passed away peacefully at her Albert Street residence in Petawawa, Ont. on Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998 in her 48th year.
Bessie Lamarche (nee Griffin) was the loving wife of Robert A. Lamarche, loving mother of Dawn and Robin Lamarche, both of North Bay, Ont. and loving grandmother of Aidan.
She was the dear daughter of Mary Griffin and the late Redmond Griffin, Glace Bay; dear sister of Patricia McIntyre (George); Doreen Faletra (Joseph), all of Boston, Mass.; Jean Chrysick (Michael), South Carolina; Joan Curry (Brian); John Griffin (Lois), all of Glace Bay; and Michael Griffin, Toronto, Ont.
Private family visitation will be held at the Murphy Funeral Home, 296 Isabella St., Pembroke, Ont. Cremation will follow. In memory of Bessie donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Petewawa Civitan Club would be appreciated by the family.
Leo David LeMoine
Leo David LeMoine, 37, of Gabarus, formerly of Scotchtown, passed away Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, at his residence.
Born in New Waterford, he was the loving son of Victor and Thresa (MacKie) LeMoine, of Scotchtown. He was a member of St. Michael's Parish, River Ryan. Leo was an avid hunter and fisherman and greatly enjoyed the outdoors.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his two brothers, Victor (Marion), Scotchtown, John (Debbie), Scotchtown; four sisters, Elaine (Ernie) Digero, Scotchtown, Geraldine (Bernie) Whitehouse, New Waterford, Marlene (Jackie) Ruelland, Scotchtown, Carolyn LeMoine (Leonard), Scotchtown; sister-in-law, Beverly LeMoine, New Waterford; a very special friend, Sylvia Lafrance, Gabarus. Leo will also be very sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, family and friends.
He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Archie and Victoria (Deruelle) LeMoine and maternal grandparents, Dan and Sarah (McNeil) MacKie.
Family visitation only 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday.
A service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the V.J. McGillvray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford with Fr. Lester Marchand officiating. Burial to follow at St. Michael's Cemetery, River Ryan.
In Leo's memory, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Leo will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.
John Bernard MacDonald
John Bernard MacDonald, 87, of Burnaby, B.C. formerly of Cape Breton, passed away accidentally Nov. 5, 1998.
Predeceased by parents; nine brothers and two sisters.
Leaving behind to miss his stories and kindness his loving wife of 57 years, Lillian (Boutilier); children, Bernie (Lorna), Charles, David, Donna and Robert (Shirley); ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; special nieces and nephews and wonderful friends.
Memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 10th at St. Nicholas Church, Burnaby, B.C.
Dianne Marie Melrose,
Melrose, Dianne Marie, 52 of Dartmouth died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998 in Dartmouth General Hospital.
Born in Glace Bay, she is a daughter of Anastasia (nee Hawley) MacDonald of Glace Bay and the late Ronald MacDonald.
She is survived by her husband, Gordon; daughter, Stacy (Mrs. Richard Amos), Trenton, Ont.; son, Dennis, Trenton, Ont.; sister, Kim (Mrs. Kerry MacCormick), Glace Bay; brothers, Daryl MacDonald, Goose Bay, Labrador, Keith MacDonald, Dominion; grandchildren, Devin and Anastasia, several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday in Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church (Shannon Park, Dartmouth), Rev. (Lt. Navy) Andrew Rembraczyk officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Hilda Joanne Pellerin (Tarr)
Larry's River, Guysborough Co.
Hilda Joanne Pellerin (Tarr), 43, of Larry's River, Guysborough County, passed away Nov. 7, 1998, in Guysborough Memorial Hospital, Guysborough after a courageous two year battle with cancer. During this period, she was an inspiration to all who knew her.
Born in Sydney Mines, she was a daughter of John Rodney (Jack) and Marion Ann (MacLean) Tarr. After graduation from Sydney Mines High School in 1973, she attended the N.S. Teachers College in Truro, graduating in 1976. She began her teaching career in Sept. 1976 in Riverview Consolidated School, New Harbour and continued to teach for 22 years in the Guysborough County school system. She was a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Sydney Mines.
Surviving are her husband, Blair, Larry's River; son, Jacques-Yves; daughter, Danielle, both at home. Maternal grandmother Hilda MacLean, Montague, P.E.I.; brother, Grant (Donna), Sydney; sister, Janice Tarr, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; aunt, Joan MacLean, Montague, P.E.I.
Visitation was held 2-4 and 7-10 p.m. Sunday and 2-3:30 p.m. Monday. Funeral was held Monday at 4 p.m. both from St. Peter's Church, Larry's River with the Rev. Barrett Clare-Johnson officiating. Burial in St. Peter's Parish Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Guysborough Memorial Hospital, the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Peter's Parish Cemetery Fund.
Arrangements entrusted to the G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, Country Harbour.
Ouida Kathleen Rudderham,
Ouida Kathleen Rudderham, 96 of The Cove Guest Home, formerly of Point Edward died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Born in Truro, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Rupert Noiles. She was a graduate of Sydney Academy, Halifax Ladies College. She was a retired school teacher having taught in Westmount.
Survived by her sister-in-law, Mrs. Beatrice Long, Sydney.
Ouida was predeceased by her parents and husband, Parker Rudderham.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel where funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m., Rev. Bernice Spracklin officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to The Cove Guest Home.
John Henderson Whyte
John Henderson Whyte, 81, Halifax, N.S., passed away Nov. 7, 1998, in the new Halifax Infirmary, QEII Hospital,
Born in Sydney Mines, N.S., he was the son of George and Mary Jane (MacLean) Whyte. He was a graduate of Dalhousie University and served with the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II. He was employed with British American Oil/Gulf Canada in Montreal and Halifax for 36 years until his retirement in 1982.
Surviving are his wife, Yvonne (Hofmens) Whyte; sons, Bruce (Darlene), Burlington, Ont., Grant (Roseanne), Halifax, N.S., Neil (Joanne), Bedford, N.S.; grandchildren, Bryan, Sean, Eric, Keith; brothers, Grant (Betty), Marion Bridge, N.S., Eric (Marilyn), Bras d'Or, N.S.; sisters, Lois Fraser (Bob), Thunder Bay, Ont., Geraldine Mulligan (Bill), Saint John, N.B.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13th at J.A. Snow's Funeral Home Chapel, Halifax. A reception will follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the IWK Grace Health Centre, The Epilepsy Association of N.S. or a charity of your choice.
Henry Joseph Young
Henry Joseph Young, 73, of Shore Road, Florence, passed away peacefully on Saturday Nov. 7, 1998, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in Florence, he was the son of the late William and Catherine (Stubbert) Young. He was a member of St. Stephen's parish, Florence. Before retiring due to ill health, he was employed as a miner in old #3 Colliery, Florence, and later as a self-employed fisherman.
He is survived by daughters; Catherine (Mrs. Joseph King), Millville, Emmaline (Mrs. Stewart Penny), Florence; sons Charles (Judy), Henry (Debbie), Alex (Sharon), William, Cyril (Clara) all of Florence, and David, Sydney Mines; a sister Mary Cassidy, Florence; brothers, William, Sydney Mines and Cyril, Alberta; seventeen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife Florence, a son Michael, an infant daughter and a brother James.
Visitation will be today, Monday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in G.R. Francis & Sons Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. Funeral is Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Stephen's Church, Florence. Burial in the parish cemetery.
Donations may be made to the VON or to a charity of choice.