Maria Antonietta DeLazzer
88, Niagara Falls, Ont.
Maria Antonietta DeLazzer, 88, of Niagara Falls, Ont. died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998.
She was the beloved wife of the late Peter DeLazzer (1976). Dearly loved mother of Joseph (Shirley) DeLazzer, Port Hawkesbury, Olga (Guido) Bombassaro, Niagara Falls and Bruno (Brucie) DeLazzer, Bramalea. Cherished grandmother of Joseph (Debbie), Anita, David (Tammy), Douglas, John, Anne-Marie (Ed), Peter (Donna) and Catherine.
Also survived by two great-grandchildren, Derina and Dustin DeLazzer.
Visitation for the late Mrs. DeLazzer, will be held today (Tuesday) 7-9 p.m. at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church with Fr. Norman MacPhee officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Mary M. Gallant
Mary M. Gallant, 81, of 149 Brookland St., Sydney, died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Lower River Inhabitants, she was the daughter of the late Murdock and Mary (Richards) Hureau. She was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Sydney. She was employed at Lynch's Bakery for a number of years. Up to the time of her death, she was employed as a secretary with Dr. Gupta, Sydney. She was an avid hockey fan and card player.
She is survived by four nieces in Sydney, three nephews and one niece in Ontario; one sister, Casilda Hureau, Sydney; one brother, Jim (Cowboy) Hureau, Sydney.
She was predeceased by her husband, Emery Gallant, four brothers, Joseph, Bernard, Thomas and a brother in infancy, one sister, Yvonne Kilburn.
Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Church with Rev. D. MacDonald officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery.
Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the N.S. Heart and Stroke Foundation.
William E. Goodwin
A graveside service for the late William E. Goodwin, 92, was held at Greenwood Cemetery Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998. Officiating was Rev. William Matthews.
Mr. Goodwin was the son of the late John T. and Rhoda Goodwin. He is survived by a sister, Mary O'Daye and several nieces and nephews.
Thomas Gouthro, 81, of 268 Neville St., Dominion, passed away Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at the Glace Bay Health Care Facility.
Born in Gardiner Mines, he was a son of the late William and Florence (MacDonald) Gouthro. He worked for the Cape Breton Development Corp. as a section man for 35 years and retired 25 years ago.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, the former Mildred MacPhee.
Thomas is survived by two sisters, Peggy Kyte, Sydney and Katie Pembrooke, Lingan and also by a number of nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Patrick and William, both of Gardiner Mines.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church with Rev. Jim Oliver officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Donations to the Canadian Diabetic Association in Thomas' name would be appreciated as memorials.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Curry Funeral Home, Main Street, Glace Bay.
Katherine (Katie) Morrison
84, North Sydney
Katie Morrison, 84, of the Northside Community Guest Home, and formerly of 62 Tobin Ave., North Sydney died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998 at the guest home.
Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late William and Rita (Steele) Denney. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, North Sydney, a member of the CWL and a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 19, ladies auxiliary. An avid dart player, she belonged to the Legion, Orange Lodge and the "Bottoms Up" dart leagues. Katie enjoyed bowling with the Wednesday night ladies bowling league and taking part in Cape Breton and provincial tournaments and she loved to play cards.
She is survived by one son, Bill (Aggie), North Sydney; three daughters, Paula (Mrs. David Jessome), Bras d'Or, Kaye (Mrs. Gilles Cusson), Mirimachi, N.B., Betty (Mrs. Mansel Penny), North Sydney; one brother, Melvin Denney, Cambridge, Ont.; one sister, Mrs. Florence Hatcher, Edmonton, Alta.; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Howard, three brothers, Tom, Dan and Claude, a sister, Rita Bonnar a grandson, Billy Penney, a granddaughter, Gail Morrison, and also by brother, Cecil and sister, Louella in infancy.
Funeral mass took place 2 p.m. Monday from St. Joseph Church, North Sydney with Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to a charity of choice.
Arrangements entrusted to the W. J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney.
Aubrey Donald Randell
Aubrey Donald Randell, 93, a resident of The Cove Guest Home, formerly of the Esplanade, Sydney, passed away Saturday, Nov. 21, 1998, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Tilt Cove, Nfld., he was the son of the late Levi and Sarah (Curtis) Randell. He was retired from Sydney Steel Corp.
Mr. Randell was a member of St. Andrew's United Church and also the IOOF.
He is survived by one daughter, Roma (Mrs. Fred J. Hayles Jr.), Las Vegas, Nevada; one son, Benjamin, Toronto; one sister, Olive Rumboldt, Corner Brook, Nfld., six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, the former Rose Follett, one daughter, Emma Delores, sisters, Stella, Mabel and Alma and brother, Claude.
Private funeral service will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow at Hardwood Hill Cemetery with Rev. Louis Ihasz officiating.
Capt. Robert Louis (Red) Ruelland
46, Ottawa, Ont.
Capt. Robert Louis (Red) Ruelland, 46, of Charron Street, Rockland, Ottawa, Ont., died suddenly Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, in Toronto, Ont.
Born in New Waterford, he was the cherished son of George and Mary Irene "Sis" (MacNeil) Ruelland, New Waterford.
He graduated from the University of New Brunswick in May 1986 with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering. He was a dedicated member of the Canadian Forces for more than 30 years.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his beloved wife, the former Cpl. Cheryl Simmons; one daughter, Ashley and one son, Robert, both at home in Ottawa; five brothers, Alex (Marilyn), Albert (Lois), George Jr. (Debbie) and Bradley, all of New Waterford and Sandy (Patricia), Halifax and two sisters, Alanna (Mrs. Gordon McNeil) and Alvina (Mrs. Gerald Walker), both of New Waterford.
"Red" will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two sisters in infancy, Lucinda and Irene, maternal grandparents, Alex R. and Elizabeth MacNeil and paternal grandparents, Francis and Alvina Ruelland.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral mass will take place 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998 at Mount Carmel Church with Fr. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in People's Cemetery, Summerside, P.E.I.
There will also be a military memorial service at a later date in Uplands, Ottawa.
Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.
"His charming ways and smiling face are a pleasure to recall. He had a kindly word for each and died beloved by all."
Nellie Taylor, 79, of Breton Bay Nursing Home, formerly of Frederick Street, Sydney, passed away Monday, Nov. 30, 1998.
Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Church) Taylor and was a member of St. Alban's Church.
She is survived by one sister, Alice MacLeod and two brothers, George and Tom, all of Sydney. Nellie was predeceased by her brother, Harry.
Visitation will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Tuesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Alban's Church with Rev. Doug Chard officiating. Interment will be in Hardwood Hill Cemetery.
Thomas Michael Bartlett
Thomas Michael Bartlett, 77, of the Cove Guest Home and formerly of Tillock Drive, Sydney, passed away Thursday, Dec. 17, 1998 at the Cove.
Born in Marysvale, Nfld., he was a son of the late Michael and Margaret (Newell) Bartlett. He retired from Municipal Ready Mix after 30 years service. He was member of St. Theresa Parish.
He is survived by his wife, Lucy; one daughter, Margaret (Peggy) Remo Fasciani, Sydney; two sons, Vincent (Valerie), Ontario and Paul (Judy), Sydney; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sister, Eileen Shea, Marysvale, Nfld. and five brothers, John, Richard, Michael and Patrick, all of Marysvale, Nfld. and James, Sydney.
He was predeceased by three sisters, Johanna Lush, Cecelia Fowler and Margaret in infancy, one brother, Joseph, in infancy and one grandchild.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel. A mass will be held in St. Theresa Church, Sydney, at 11 a.m. Monday with Rev. Angus MacDougall officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the CNIB or The Cove Guest Home.
Joseph Jacob "Buddy" Paruch
Joseph Jacob "Buddy" Paruch, 68, 424 Birch Hill Drive, Sydney, died suddenly Friday morning, Dec. 18, 1998, in ICU, Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Whitney Pier, he was the son of the late Michael and Frances (Adamus) Paruch. He was a member of St. Mary's Polish Church, Whitney Pier.
In his youth, he was employed by M.R. Chappell, having left for Ontario and secured employment with International Nickel Co. in the years with several local building supply companies and General Instruments until its closure. In the later years he was employed as Office Manager with Eastern Transport Co., until his retirement in 1982. In 1987 he briefly came out of retirement to become owner and operator of Prince St. Dairy until its sale in 1989, due to poor health.
Buddy was well known for his love of many sports but was best remembered for his exceptional skill as a baseball catcher having tried out for the Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals. He also was a playing coach for the Steel City Kings. His own knowledge and skill in baseball was passed on and eagerly accepted by the Mira Road Rangers Little League team for many years resulting in a mutual respect between coach and player.
Among Buddy's other hobbies were coaching T-ball, reading and conversation, both on "Talk Back" and off. He was a great friend to many people and his presence will be missed by those who knew and understood him.
Buddy was also associated with the Branch 12 Royal Canadian Legion as an associate member as well as a member of the Elks Club.
He is survived by his wife, the former Caroline Gromick; two daughters, Joan (Mrs. David Fudge) Falmouth, N.S., and Laurie (Mrs. Mark Madinsky) Coxheath; two grandsons, Steven and Evan; two granddaughters, Danielle and Emily; three sisters, Mrs. Agnes Mikulus, Sydney, Frances (Mrs. Geno Mei) Sudbury, Ont., and Teresa (Mrs. Arnold MacQueen) Sydney; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four sisters, Charlotte, Mary ("Pearl"), Josephine and Sophie and three brothers, John, Frank and Michael.
The late Mr. Paruch will have visitation at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday in St. Mary's Church, Whitney Pier with the Rev. Ted Rusnak officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations may be made to the N.S. Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice.
Forever loved, never forgotten, wife Caroline, daughters, Laurie, Joan and families.
91, Glace Bay
Caroline Stoyles, 91, of 21 Brookland Street, Glace Bay, died at the Cape Regional Hospital, Sydney, Friday, December 18, 1998.
Born in Rose Blanche, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Hezikiah and Roseann (Strickland) Stoyles. She was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay.
Mrs. Stoyles is survived by two daughters, Roseanna (Melvin) Morris (West Bay Inv. Co.), and Shirley Jessome (Mira); son, Leroy and Josephine (Mira); son-in-law, John Jessome (Sydney River); 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters, Violet Turner (Glace Bay), Lizzie Parson (Rose Blanche, Newfoundland), Mariah Munden (Rose Blanche, Newfoundland); brothers, George, Robert, Ralph (Rose Blanche, Newfoundland).
Predeceased by her husband, Edgar; daughter, Audrey McNeil; brothers, Eric, Albert, Henry, Tom; and a sister Annie.
Visitation for the late Mrs. Stoyles will be held Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union Street, Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay, with the Rev. Fev Arnold officiating. Burial will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.