ARNOLD, William Harris "Bill" - 83, East Jeddore, passed away April 8, 2001, at home. Born in July 8, 1917, in East Jeddore, he was a son of the late Lorne Sr. and Eliza (Slade) Arnold. He retired in 1978, as a fence erector with Gillis Company. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy "Marnie" (Johnson) Arnold; daughters, Avis (Wray) Baker, East Jeddore; Shirley (Marshall) Myers, Gatez Brook; Carol (Doug) Christian, Lower Rawdon; Tammy Arnold, Dartmouth; sons, George (Bernice), Clam Bay; Richard (Gail), Halifax; Eddie (Darlene), East Jeddore; Dennis (Sheila), Upper Rawdon; David (Cheryl), Herring Cove; Victor Debaie, Minesville; Vincent (Nancy) Debaie, Minesville; Ernie (Sylvia) Debaie, East Jeddore; Alan Debaie, Dartmouth; Pat Arnold, East Jeddore; 29 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; sisters, Audrey Baker, Avis Jennex, Helen Barnes; brother, Lorne Jr.; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, Paul Arnold Sr.; brothers, Bert, Howard, Welsford and Willby; sisters, Eva, Hazel, Mary, Mona. Funeral today, April 11 at 2 p.m. in Marine Drive Pentecostal Church, Jeddore. Burial to follow in East Jeddore Cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Special thanks to Musquodoboit Harbour R.C.M.P. and No. 628 Paramedics.
BENT, John Frederick - 70, Port Williams, Kings Co., passed away April 6, 2001, at home. Born in Kentville, he was a son of the late James Mansfield and Evelyn Pearl (Morine) Bent. He was a member of the West Nova Scotia Black Watch Regiment. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing cards with his family and friends. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 50 years, Catherine (Williams) Bent; son, John R. (Mildred), Port Williams; daughters, Jacquelyn (Mike) Wood and Joy (Wayne) Smith, both of Kentville; Charlene (Vernon) Huntley, Riverview, N.B.; Stephenie (Dana Hersey) Bent, Dartmouth; Catherine (William) West, Woodville; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, James, Kentville; sister, Joyce Jordan, Wolfville; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two infant daughters; brother, Charles. No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. today, April 11, in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, Rev. Dr. Freeman Fenerty officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to The Lung Association. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville.
BOUDREAU, Cecile - 641 Acadia St., passed away April 8, 2001, in Maple Hill Manor. Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late Leoni and Julie (LeBlanc) Chiasson. Surviving are daughter, Mary Julia LeFort; sons, Albert, Ernest, Wilfred; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Leo C.; infant daughter, Mary Catherine; sisters, Catherine AuCoin, Mary Harris; brother, Joseph Chiasson. Funeral 2 p.m. today in Mount Carmel Church, Father Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.
BRAND, Linda Elizabeth - 53, of Dartmouth, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2001 at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Yarmouth, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Alta (Emery) Scott. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Canadian Studies at Mount St. Vincent University in 1993 and was employed for the last 12 years by the Halifax Regional Library. Linda was an outstanding knitter, quilter and seamstress and enjoyed sharing her creations with both family and friends. She will be sadly missed. She was the wife of Kenneth Brand. Linda is survived by her daughters, Jennifer (Ross) Young, Halifax, and Joanna, Dartmouth; son, Matthew, Halifax; brother, Alan Scott, Vancouver, B.C.; sister, Brenda (Agnus) MacDonald, South West Mabou; nieces Laurel and Martha MacDonald. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2001 in Grace United Church, Dartmouth, Rev. Stephen Fram officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial at a later date in Auburn Cemetery, Westville. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Research. Arrangements are entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home.
BRISTOL (Mullett), Lucille Marie - 86, Bird's Rest Home, Amherst, passed away Monday, April 9, 2001, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Lewiston, Maine, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Marie (MacEnerney) Dionne. Funeral mass will be held today at 8:30 a.m. in Nativity Of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church, Amherst, Father Vernon Driscoll officiating. Burial will take place later in the spring in St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery, Amherst. Donations in memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
BROTHERS, Lillian May "Ditty" - 84, of Dartmouth, passed away April 10, 2001 in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Born in Granville Ferry, she was the daughter of the late Roger and May (Currie) Stevenson-Marsh. Her outgoing personality and charisma will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Survived by daughter, Elaine and husband, Ron White of Dartmouth; sister, Eileen Clayton of Bridgetown; two grandchildren; Yvette and Michael. Predeceaed by husband, Rupert; brothers, Clocester, Dodwell, Wilbur; sisters, Margaret and Pearl. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today, April 11, 2001 in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland Street, with funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2001 at Victoria Road United Baptist Church with Rev. Elias Mutale officiating. Burial to follow in the Riverside Cemetery, Bridgetown at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Sunday School at Victoria Road United Baptist Church.
BURRELL, Carl Clayton - 81, Dunn Road, Annapolis Co., passed away April 9, 2001, in Digby General Hospital. Born in Clementsvale, Annapolis Co., he was a son of the late John and Eva (Potter) Burrell. He attended Clementsvale Gospel Hall. He was retired from CFB Cornwallis, where he worked as a carpenter for many years. He enjoyed woodworking in his shop. He is survived by son, Michael, Bear River, Annapolis Co.; sister, Rena Burrell, Bear River East, Annapolis Co.; brother, Harold, Bear River East, Annapolis Co.; two grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Roscoe and Bruce. Funeral 1 p.m. today in Clementsvale Gospel Hall, Mr. Robert McIlwayne officiating. Interment in Clementsvale Baptist Cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stoke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
CAMERON, Donald MacRae - 81, passed away on April 10, 2001 at Melville Lodge Nursing Home. Born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1920, he was the son of Donald J. and Flora Cameron. He was predeceased by his first wife, Martha Cameron and six brothers. Surviving are his wife, Henrietta (Rita Stewart) Cameron; one son; 2 grandsons; and 2 great grandchildren. He had been employed with the Department of National Defence for 25 years. A memorial service will be held at the Chapel in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville on Thursday, April 12 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimers Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
CARBONELL, Rita Catherine - 80, of Dartmouth, passed away suddenly April 10, 2001. Born in Portage, Prince Edward Island, she was a daughter of the late John and Laura (Durant) Lynch. She wasa long time member of St. Pauls Church, Dartmouth, and was a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother to her family. She is survived by a son, William Jr. (Bill) and his wife, Shirley of Kelowna, BC; daughters, Anne (Bill) O'Connell, Ottawa; Barbara (Mike) Burley, Dartmouth; Helen (Phillip) Morgan, Ottawa; grandchildren, Brent William and Curt Leo Carbonell, Laura Elizabeth O'Connell, Susan and Karen Burley; sisters, Anna MacDonald, Shirley (Rome) MacNeil, Faith Ramsay, all of PEI; Fran Stoddard (Doug), Ontario and brother, Bernard (Marge) Lynch, PEI. She was recently predeceased by her husband of 58 years, William (Bill) Carbonell, she was also predeceased by sisters, Emma, Barbara and Lil; brothers, Leo, Pat, Greg and Jack. Private family visiting will take place. Funeral service 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Paul;s Roman Catholic Church (Windmill Rd.), Rev. Charles Burke officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church (Windmill Rd.). Burial will be in St. Pauls Cemetery. Family flowers only, in lieu donations may be made to any charity. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street (466-2360).
CROSS, Eleanor Marion (Castle) - 72, of Westphal, Dartmouth, passed away on April 8, 2001 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Wellesley, Mass., USA, she was the daughter of the late William Hazeltine Castle and Etta Minnie (Patterson) Currie. She was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed travelling and keeping in touch with her many penpals. She is survived by six sons, William "Billy" (Alice), Gerald Jr. "Butch" (Helen), Robert "Bobby" (Ellen), Donald "Don" (Heather), Lenord (Janice), Roderick "Roddy" (Charmaine); five daughters, Linda (David) Zwicker, Maralyn (Trevor) Harrison, Beverley (John "Chick") Beeswanger, Cheryl (Mike) Henneberry, Diane Davis; sister, Winnifred Anne Green, many nieces and nephews and cousins. Also 26 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren, speical friends, Golda, Kathy, Monica, Prudy and the Ruggles Family. She also leaves behind favoured niece, Carol Gilbert. She was predeceased by her husband, Gerald; daughter in law, Geraldine and granddaughter, Beth. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be in the Chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, today at 1 p.m., Rev. Bonnie Baird officiating. Burial at a later date in Boston, Mass. Flowers gratefully accepted, donations may be made to the Dartmouth General Hospital.
DIMOCK, E. Lillian - 73, Windsor, Hants Co., passed away April 10, 2001 in the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born January 3, 1928 in Brooklyn, Hants Co. She was a daughter of the late Donald and Janette (Archibald) Ray. Lillian worked in Edgehill Girls School Laundry, Canning Factory in Hantsport. She was a cleaning woman and an aide in various nursing and private homes. She retired from the Windsor Elms in January 1993. Lillian loved walking, swimming and reading. She is survived by daughters, Mona, Melody, both at home; son, Richard (Peggy), Windsor; grandson, Malcolm; cousin, Clarence "Doc" Rogers of Windsor. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard; brother, Donald and sister, Hazel. Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, Windsor. Where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Rev. E.E. Hill officiating, with burial to follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Family flowers only.
EISENHAUER, Nepean Owen - 92, of Marriotts Cove, Chester Basin, passed away April 9, 2001 in the Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Marriotts Cove, he was a son of the late Reuben and Lavannah (Hatt) Eisenhauer. He worked as a postman in the Chester Basin area for many years; enjoyed farming and was an avid reader. Nepean is survived by many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his wife, the former Olive V. Hiltz; brothers, Dennis, Watson and Gordon; sisters, Hattie, Alalia, Lillie, Bernice and Bella. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Home, Chester. There will be no visitation as requested. Funeral service Thursday at 2 p.m. in Aenon United Baptist Church, Chester Basin, Rev. Leo Gallant officiating. Burial in Lakeview Cemetery, Chester Basin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Aenon United Baptist Church.
FANCEY, Evelyn Belle - 81, 505 Chisholm St., New Glasgow, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, April 8, 2001, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Bridgewater, she was a daughter of the late Ezekiel and Maude (Joudry) Oickle. An active member of her community, she faithfully attended First United Baptist Church and was treasurer of the ladies aid. She was treasurer of the Progressive Conservative Women's Association and an active member of The Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Everett; daughter, Patricia (Grant) Smith, St. Margaret's Bay and their children, Taira and Eric; Barbara, Bedford and her children, Mark, Jason; Brenda (Steven) Boudreau, New Glasgow and their children, Ryan, Stephanie, Kelly; sister, Audrey Stuart, Bridgewater. She was predeceased by six brothers and four sisters. No visitation by request. Funeral service 2 p.m. today in First United Baptist Church, Rev. Alan Jorgenson officiating. Reception following in the church hall. Burial in Abercrombie Cemetery at a later date. Donations to Juvenile Diabetes Association, Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary or a charity of choice. Arrangements are under the direction of R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow.
FRAMPTON, Kenneth Allan - 82, Bedford, passed peacefully away, April 9, 2001 in QEII, VG Site, Halifax after a lengthy illness. Born in Indian Islands, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Allan Frampton and Bessie (Sheppard) Frampton Collins. He retired from the position of manager of Canadian National Telecommunications, Corner Brook, Nfld. after a 35 year career. He was a parishioner and former member of the Mens Service Club of the St. John the Evangelist Church, Corner Brook, Nfld. Upon retirement, he moved to Nova Scotia and continued to enjoy winters in Florida. Ken enjoyed building homes in Kentville, then Fall River before settling in Bedford. he was an avid outdoors man enjoying gardening, hunting and fishing. He will be sadly missed by his wife, daughters, grandchildren, all the family and friends. He is survived by his devoted wife, Ivy; daughters, Beverley Frampton (Robert Belanger), Lower Sackville; Marilyn Smart (Gilbert), Corner Brook, Nfld.; sister, Meta Andrews and brother, Harold Collins, both of St. John's, Nfld.; grandchildren, Drew, Tyler, Julia Smart; Cassandra, Justin Belanger. He was predeceaed by sister, Lydia Newman; brother, Harvey Frampton. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in T.K. Barnard Funeral Home, 1216 Bedford Highway, Bedford. Funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday, in All Saints Anglican Church, Bedford, Canon Robert Power officiating. Interment at a later date. Flowers will be appreciated or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
GILLESPIE, Phyllis Muriel - Passed away peacefully April 6, 2001, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Maccan, she was a daughter of the late Earle and Lula Hoeg (Maccan). She was a long-time member of Kentville United Baptist Church, a 30-year member of the choir, life member of the Women's Institute, member of the Dorcas Society, IOOF Rebecca Lodge and R.C.L. Auxiliary. She was a graduate of the Hachensack College of Beauty Culture, N.J. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Gillespie; brother, Stanley. She is survived by daughters, Marilyn Heal (Michael), Middle Cornwall; Karen Storr (Lloyd), Bedford; sons, Wayne (Maggie), Valencia, Calif.; Gregory (Gayle), Hammonds Plains; grandchildren, Tracey, Lori, Leslie, Becky, Rory, Luke, Jamie, Melissa, Rob, Matthew; great-grandchildren, Alexander and Alyssa; sister, Frances Harrison, Amherst; brother, Aubrey, Maccan. She was a loving mother and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral service will take place 2 p.m. today, April 11, in Kentville Baptist Church, Rev. G. Zinck officiating, assisted by Rev. Andrew Porter. Cremation has taken place. Interment will be in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. A reception will be held in the church following service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville or Canadian Cancer Society.
HAMILTON, Annabelle - 90, of Parkland Estates, Halifax, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2001 at the QEII Health Sciences Center (Infirmary Site), Halifax. Born in Ward's Brook, Cumberland County, she was the daughter of the late Perlie and Anna Blanche (Ayer) McLellan. She is survived by her husband, John Hamilton; a daughter, Mrs. Ida Canning, Beaverbank; a son, Culton Crossman, and his wife, Ruby, Middle Sackville; step-daughters, Millicent Corkum, Newfoundland; Diana Stott, Ontario; Betty Lou Dunn, Ontario; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; six great-great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Otto Crossman; a daughter, Geraldine Morris. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Funeral 2 p.m. today, at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, Rev. Jeffrey White officiating. Burial in the Riverbank Cemetery, Port Greville, at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or to a charity of choice.
HARVIE, Raymond Donald - 71, Centre Burlington, Hants Co., passed away April 8, 2001, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, after a lengthy illness. Born November 16, 1929, in Scotch Village, he was a son of Jane (MacKenzie) Harvey and the late Archie Harvey. Raymond was employed with Mallards Auto Body for many years, retiring because of poor health. Raymond loved to fish, hunt and was noted for his dry sense of humor. He loved his family, especially the weekend visits with his grandsons. Surviving are his wife, Hazel (Young); daughter, Darlene (Randy) Manning, Ashdale; grandsons, Evan and Josh; sisters, Verna Slaunwhite, Halifax; Dorothy Brown, Upper Rawdon; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Evelyn Norris; brother-in-law, Edward Brown. Funeral service 2 p.m. today, April 11, in J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy. 215, Summerville, Hants Co., Alex Mosher officiating, assisted by Rev. Garnet Parker. Private family committal service in Centre Burlington Cemetery, Centre Burlington. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to The Lung Association, Centre Burlington United Church or a charity of choice.
LeBLANC (McIsaac), Catherine - 95, Sydney, formerly of Big Pond, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 9, 2001, in My Cape Breton Home For Seniors. Born in Big Pond, she was a daughter of the late Dan W. and Ann (Gilles) McIsaac (Big Pond). She was a member of St. Mary's Parish, East Bay. She is survived by and was a dear mother-in-law to James Donahoe, Mississauga, Ont.; loving grandmother of Catherine Welling and Ann Lougheed, both of Mississauga, Ont.; Mary Louise Pauly, Seattle; James E.R. Donahoe, Vancouver. Catherine will be fondly remembered by great-grandchildren, Monica, Mathew, Karl, Kaela, Lindsay, Peter, Ryan, Colin, Emmett. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond C. LeBlanc; her only child, Anne Louise Donahoe. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, April 15, in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Sydney. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday, April 16, in St. Mary's Parish, East Bay, Father Abass officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
LEVY, Janet Mae - 89, of Jenks Avenue, Parrsboro and formerly of Lunenburg, passed away Monday, April 9, 2001 at Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born on Little Tancook Island, she was the daughter of the late William and Augusta (Young) Levy. She was a member of Trinity United Church, Parrsboro. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by a son, Ronald, and his wife, Sally, Parrsboro; granddaughters, Louanne Henwood, and her husband, Eric; Krista Odlin, and her husband, Keith; Lana, all of Parrsboro; Debbi Levy-Kay, and her husband, Jeff, Truro; grandsons, Michael, and wife, Timi, Calgary; Glenn, and wife, Lori, Southampton; 13 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold; sisters, Winnie Langille, Mellissa Jane Rhuland, Ida Walters; brothers, Milford, Kingsley, Thomas, Ernest, Denvert in infancy; two great grandchildren, Caleb and Rebecca. Visitation 7-9 p.m. this evening at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where funeral will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Rev. Jim Bushell and Rev. Jeffrey White officiating. Burial in the Parrsboro United Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Trinity United Church or to a charity of choice.
MacDONALD, Catherine - 89, West Middle River, passed away April 9, 2001, in Victoria County Memorial Hospital. Born in Gairloch Mountain, she was a daughter of the late Roderick and Flora (Campbell) Nicholson. She was a homemaker and member of Middle River United Church. She is survived by her daughters, Eleanor Peterson, Lucy Chisholm (Francis) and Florence MacCuspic (Charles); 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Archie; grandson, Robert; brother, Neil; sisters, Mary, Annie and Johnena. Visitation 2-9 p.m. today, April 11, in MacAskill's Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in Middle River United Church, Rev. Linda Scherzinger officiating. Burial in Middle River Cemetery. Donations may be made to Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or a charity of choice.
MacGILLIVRAY, M. Eileen - 85, R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish, formerly of Fairview Street, Antigonish, passed away April 9, 2001, in the home. Born in Belle Island, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Esther (Hynes) Bates. She resided in Aquathuna, Nfld. She graduated from Normal College and taught school in Newfoundland until 1939, when she entered St. Martha's Hospital School of Nursing, Antigonish, graduating as a registered nurse in 1942 and continued nursing until retirement, with several years off to raise her family. Surviving are daughters, Anne Marie (Grant) MacPherson, North Grant; Lynn, Bayfield, Antigonish County; son, Ronnie, Ottawa; grandchildren, Jamie, Lindsey, David; sisters, Isobel White, Kippens, Nfld.; Mary Grant, Glace Bay; Margaret Isaacs, Chicopee, Mass. She was predeceased by her husband, Grant "Bump" MacGillivray; daughter, Yvonne in infancy; brothers, Mark, William, Leo, Michael; sister, Lillian. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. Memorial mass 10 a.m. today in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish, Rev. John Mills officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery at a later date. No flowers please. Memorial donations to Friends of R.K. Funeral arrangements entrusted to MacIsaac Funeral Home Ltd., Antigonish.
MacRAE, John Nicholson - 48, Dartmouth, passed away suddenly in Edmonton. He was the son of Dr. A.E.C. MacRae and Jean (Nicholson) MacRae and a loving father to son, Martin. John graduated from Dartmouth High in 1973 and went on to study at the Lawrencetown Survey Institute, graduating in Property Mapping. Later he studied at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology where he obtained a Process Engineering Certificate leading to his second class Stationary Engineering Certification. John worked for Pembina Oil Company in Calgary, but was drawn back to Dartmouth by his love of the ocean. He worked at Oland's Brewery before heading west again to fulfill his career options. John loved fishing and camping and his time at family cottages in Cavendish and Malagash. He is survived by his son, Martin and ex-wife, Susan Fraser-MacRae, his parents, his brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Phyllis MacRae of Dartmouth; Jeff and Celina MacRae of Calgary; sisters and brothers-in-law, Holly and Steve Dodge of Dartmouth; Patricia (Patty) and Richard Crowell of Halifax; and sister, Judy of Ottawa. John is also survived by fourteen nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held today 2 p.m. at St. James United Church. Reception to follow in the church hall. Donations to the Canadian Wildlife Federation kindly accepted. Arrangements entrusted to A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home.
OAKLEY, Bernard James - 72, Spryfield, passed away peacefully on Monday afternoon, April 9, 2001 in the gentle care of the Palliative Care Team and family at the QEII, VG Site, Halifax. Born on January 5, 1929, in Halifax, Bernie was a son of the late John and Carrie (Hatfield) Oakley. He was employed for 35 years with DND, Halifax and also served as a Merchant Marine. Bernie was a very hard worker and a great family man. Surviving are his loving wife of 54 years, the former Marie Juteau; daughters, Louise Berthier, Spryfield; Heather Crossland, Mahone Bay; sons, Bernie, Harrietsfield; Keith, Spryfield; Paul, Dartmouth; brothers, Allan, Halifax; Leo, Harrietsfield; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sons, Calvin, John; sister, Phyllis; brothers, Francis, Johnny, Tubby, Elwood. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service 10 a.m., today, April 11,in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Family flowers only. In lieu, please consider a donation in Bernie's memory to the Spryfield Lions Club, P.O. Box 20021, Halifax, NS, B3R 2K9, The Canadian Red Cross, Atlantic Canada Donation Centre, P.O. Box 39, Station Main, Saint John, NB, E2L 9Z9, or the Palliative Care Unit, QEII, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y9.
OGILVIE, Wilma - 63, of 17 Churchill Street, Glace Bay, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2001 at the Glace Bay Healthcare Complex. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Helen (Nellie Baxter) Roberts. Wilma was a lifelong member of Knox United Church, Glace Bay. She graduated from Morrison High School, Glace Bay in 1955 and proceeded to teachers' college in Truro. She was a teacher with the Cape Breton Victoria District School Board for 38 years retiring in 1996. Wilma served with various volunteer groups in the area. She is survived by her husband, Henry M.S. Ogilvie; brother, Jim (Eleanor) Roberts, Owen Sound, Ont; sister, Linda (John) Shepard, Glace Bay. She was predeceased by brothers, Norman Thomas Roberts in infancy and Constable John Roberts (R.C.M.P.). There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. in Knox United Church with Rev. David MacLean officiating. A reception will follow the funeral service in the church basement. Burial will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Knox United Church, Alzheimers Association or the Diabetes Association.
PATTERSON, Clara Ethel - 88, Shiretown Nursing Home, Pictou and formerly of Elm St., Pictou and Pictou Island, passed away Monday, April 9, 2001, in the home. Born in Pictou Island, she was a daughter of the late Charles D. and Agnes (MacCallum) Patterson. Clara was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Pictou. She enjoyed knitting and visits with others. She is survived by nieces, Jennie Stevenson, Ladysmith, B.C.; Agnes MacKenzie (Gary), Pictou; Cindy Hooper-McLaughlin (Gary), Pictou. She was predeceased by her sisters, Margaret Hooper, Helen Dunbar, Jenny MacDonald, Elizabeth Young, Susie, Hughena, Julia Mae and Tina Patterson; brothers, Lauchie, Hector, Malcolm, Douglas, Neil. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Pictou, Rev. Kenneth Stright officiating. Burial in Seaview Cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
PUBLICOVER, Eleanor H. - 81, Halifax, passed away April 7, 2001, in Northwood Centre. Born in Halifax, she a the daughter of the late Harold S. and Olive (Wilson) Harris. Surviving are daughter, Brenda (Mrs. Frank Turner), Halifax; sons, Harold, Fredericton; Kenneth, Halifax; brother, William, Michigan; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph; son, William "Bill"; daughter, Lorraine in infancy; sister, Hope Collings; brothers, Vernon, Harold; grandson, Stephen Publicover. Funeral 2 p.m. today in J.A. Snow Funeral Chapel, Canon Sue Moxley officiating. Burial in St. John's Cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia would be appreciated by the family.
RICHEY, Marion Gray - 84, Crichton Avenue, Dartmouth, passed away April 2, 2001 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Hopewell, Pictou County, she was a daughter of the late Forbes and Jenny (Gray) Stewart. She was graduated by the Maritime School of Business and worked in Halifax as a bookkeeper during the war years. She raised a family and later went back to work at Atlantic Oxygen Ltd. for many years. She was an active reader all her life. She loved sewing, cooking and growing flowers in her garden, especially roses. She is survived by son, Ken, Dartmouth; daughter, Joyce, Dartmouth; sister, Margaret Jean Smith, Campbell River, BC; sister in laws, Josephine Stewart, Victoria, BC; Elsie Stewart, Stellarton; Rose Buhner, Indiana; Ruth Smith, Toronto; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Russell; daughter, Janet; brothers, Donald and John. Cremation has taken place. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2001 at J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 307 Prince Albert Road, Dartmouth, with Rev. Glenn M. MacLean of St. James United Church officiating. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
WADE, Albert Bennett - Bert passed away on April 4, 2001 at Vancouver General Hospital. He most recently lived in Dog Creek, Fort St James, BC but also lived in St. Margarets Bay, Falmouth and Halifax, NS. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Campbell Leonard and Merle (Smyth) Wade. Bert is survived by his wife of 34 years, Linda (Brown); daughter Karen Pentland (Tony); sons Bill (Belinda) and Dan (Danielle); brother Mike; aunt and uncle Audrey and George Akerley; sister Pat Giffin (Ron); stepbrother Robert Lohnes (Barb); cousins, nieces, nephews; his extended family, the Browns and his faithful dog Muggins. Bert was a chef by trade but the lure of the wild drew him into the forest industry in which he worked for more than 20 years in both NS and BC. He was a good man, a loving man, a caring man but most of all a fisherman! He will be terribly missed but forever lovingly remembered by his family, friends and all those who were fortunate enough to know him. A celebration of his life will be held at St Margarets Arena, Tantallon on May 6, 2001 at 2 pm. His remains will be buried with his mother at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
MOHAMMED, Dr. Auyuab "Mo" - 73, Halifax, passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, April 9, 2001 in the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in San Fernando, Trinidad, he was a son of Lal Mohammed and Nasiban Gharbaran. He came to Canada in 1949. He achieved his B.Sc. and M.Sc at the University of Manitoba and his Ph.D. at UBC, all in Electrical Engineering. Mo joined the Department of National Defence's Naval Research Establishment, later called the Defence Research Atlantic Establishment, in Dartmouth in 1954. He worked as a defence scientist in various positions in acoustics, signal processing, and applied mathematics. He later managed the Applied Math Section and was also responsible for central computer facilities, retiring in 1988. Mo was the father of table tennis in Nova Scotia. He was on the Executive Committee of the Nova Scotia Table Tennis Association from 1971 until the mid 1990's and was president for many of these years. He played a key role in co-ordinating the National Championships in Halifax in 1971 and 1981. As National Officials Chairman, he composed the program that continues to produce many top Canadian International officials. He received numerous national and provincial awards. His ethics, organizing, and friendship set an enduring example for the table tennis community. He was a mentor to many. Mo was one of the patriarchs of the West Indian community. He welcomed everyone regardless of colour, creed or race. He was a dedicated husband and father. He is survived by wife, Mary (Ling); daughter, Joy (Strickland) and husband MacKenzie, Halifax; sons, Kim, Toronto; Ronald and wife, Katherine, Halifax; Ian, Ottawa; sister, Zalina (Hook) and husband, Brian, Bedford; brothers, Isahak and wife, Nora, Trinidad; and Rahim and wife, Sybil, Toronto. The family would especially like to thank the V.G. Palliative Care Unit for their kind caring for Mo and his family during his last weeks. At his request, cremation will take place. Visitation will be Thursday, April 12, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Memorial service will be held nine days later on Saturday, April 21, at 2 p.m. in Rockingham United Church, 12 Flamingo Drive, Halifax. Reception will follow at the Church Hall. A memorial fund will be established in his honour. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Mo Mohammed Memorial Fund - Nova Scotia Table Tennis Association, c/o Sport Nova Scotia, P.O. Box 3010, Park Lane Centre, Halifax, NS, B3J 3G6. The Nova Scotia Table Tennis Association has kindly consented to organize the fund. The money will be disbursed to the Nova Scotia Table Tennis Association and to Mo's favourite charities according to the wishes of the family. His words of wisdom and sound advice were deeply appreciated. His thoughtfulness and kindness were renowned. He was a man respected by all.