Mrs. Evelyn Victoria Bell
February 6, 1909 - August 18, 2007
BELL, Evelyn Victoria - 98, Dartmouth, passed away after a brief illness in Dartmouth General Hospital with her family by her side on August 18, 2007. Born in Antrim, she was a daughter of the late Horace and Jennie (Dillman) McMullin. Evelyn was a resident of Dartmouth for the last 63 years. She was employed for a number of years as a cook for Scott Weeks Lumber Yard and the Mic Mac Bar and Grill, Port Wallis. She is survived by sons, Ralph, Chester; Blanchard (Marion), Sudbury, Ont.; Doug (Shirley), Port Wallis; Gerald (Karola), Lawrencetown; Max (Barb), Truro; Allen, Port Wallis; daughters, Nina (Edward) Wood, Courtenay, B.C.; Bertha Brunk, Goderich, Ont.; Sharon Bell, Dartmouth; brother, Earl, Shubenacadie; sister, Carrie, Fairview. She was predeceased by her husband, George in 1955; daughter, Shirley in 1981; sisters, Nellie Dunham, Jennie Amanda in infancy; brothers, Maurice, Perley, Chester, Raymond, Archie, Roy, Harold, Wilson, and Charlie. Evelyn was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a good friend to all who knew her. She never let life's challenges get her down, and was always quick to offer help or advice to anyone in need. She dearly loved music, cooking and gardening. Her family and friends were her greatest joy in her life. Her kindness and love touched the hearts of many people. She will always be remembered and sadly missed. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel. Reception to follow. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Middle Musquodoboit, Rev Patricia Malin officiating. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences may be sent by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
Walter Bernard Snyder
SNYDER, Walter Bernard - 61, Halifax, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2002, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Afton Station, Antigonish Co., he was a son of the late David and Marcella (Delorey) Snyder.
He retired from the Canadian Coast Guard Services in 1995 after 35 years of service. Since retirement, he had worked for Canada Post Corporation as a casual plant worker.
Walter is survived by his wife, the former Marion L. Peebles; son, John; daughter, Darlene, all of Halifax; brothers, Harold (Pat) Snyder, Tracadie; Francis "Duke" (Donna) Snyder, Afton; sister, Ann West, Pickering, Ont.; 15 nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by brother, Joseph; sister-in-law, Patricia; nephew, Francis.
Cremation has taken place. His remains are resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, with visitation 7-9 p.m. Sunday, August 4, followed by a prayer service at 9 p.m. At the request of the family, there will be no funeral service. Interment at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 204-5523 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax, NS B3J 9Z9 would be appreciated by his family.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
VRBENSKY, Mary - 94, Halifax, formerly of New Waterford and Lake Fletcher, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2002, in Melville Lodge.
Mary was born in Slovakia and moved to Canada in 1935. She was married for 57 years to the late Frank Vrbensky (1992).
She is survived by son, Frank "Gerry" and daughter-in-law, Marilyn Vrbensky, Fall River; brother, Rudolf, Slovakia; nieces and nephews in British Columbia, Florida and Slovakia.
Her remains are resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, with visiting 6-9 p.m. today. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 2, in St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, Jamieson Drive, Fall River, Father Kenneth Robertson officiating. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Reception in the church hall following the interment.
A donation in Mary's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5523 Spring Garden Rd., Suite 204, Halifax, NS B3J 9Z9 or Canadian Cancer Society, 21 Raymond Dr., Lower Sackville, NS B4C 1G9, would be appreciated by the family.
Special thanks to the wonderful staff of Melville Lodge, especially the West wing, for the care and kindness they showed over the last four years.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
Joan Anita Brown
BROWN, Joan Anita - 68, Lower Sackville, passed away July 30, 2002, at home. Born in North Sydney, she was a daughter of the late John James and Anita (Jenkins) McKinnon.
Joan graduated in the first class of Camp Hill Memorial Nursing Assistant program in 1954. After she graduated, Joan worked at Point Edward and St. Elizabeth's. She also worked with the mentally handicapped in Ontario for many years. Joan loved to swim at Christies on the Bras d'Or Lakes and also enjoyed skating and dancing.
She is survived by husband, Ernie Brown; daughter, Judee Young (George), Lower Sackville; brothers, Ralph (Helen) McKinnon, Oromocto, N.B.; Bud (Joan) McKinnon, Corunna, Calif.; sisters, Ann (Jim) Corbett, Shirley (Hamilton) MacNeil, both of Sydney Mines; Phyllis (Art) Jackman, North Sydney; beloved grandson, Michael Thomas.
Joan was predeceased by sisters, Dorothy and Patsy.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. A memorial mass will take place 10 a.m. Saturday in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church with the interment to follow in Fernwood Memorial Park. A reception will be held in Atlantic Funeral Home.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family via email at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
Carleton Charles Manuel
MANUEL, Carleton Charles - 81, Dartmouth, passed away July 30, 2002, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Dartmouth, he was a son of the late Charles and Helena (Isneor) Manuel.
Carleton served in the Second World War in England and came back to Dartmouth in 1950 and worked in the naval depot in Dartmouth.
Surviving are sisters, Glenys Naugle, Dartmouth; Helen (John) Douglas, Middle Sackville; Betty Skerry, Dartmouth; brothers, Lawrence, Ormocto, N.B.; Milton (Shirley), Dartmouth; Kenneth (Esta), Dartmouth; Ronald, Elmsdale; Waybourne (Verna), Hantsport; son, Brian, Hants County; two grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Memorial service 3 p.m. Thursday in Kingdom Hall, 35 Atlantic Ave. Private interment at a later date.
Donations in Carleton's memory may be made to Kingdom Hall, Jehovah Witness, 35 Atlantic Ave., Dartmouth.
On-line condolences at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
Hubert Oliver "Willie" Williams
WILLIAMS, Hubert Oliver "Willie" - 70, Middle Sackville, passed away July 28, 2002, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Montreal, Que., he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Slater) Williams.
He was a 30 year veteran of the Armed Forces.
Hubert is survived by his wife, the former Mary Elinor Fielding; daughter, Kimberly Anne (Mrs. Peter Thibeault), Middle Sackville; and grandson, Alexander.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. A private family graveside service will be held Wednesday in Oakridge Memory Gardens.
Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Lloyd Wheaton Wright
WRIGHT, Lloyd Wheaton - Passed away suddenly at home, July 28, 2002. Born in Millstream, N.B., he was a son of the late Hazen and Della (Steen) Wright.
He moved to Halifax with his wife and family in 1965. He was employed in Sales with Canada Packers and later Creighton Foods Ltd. and Holder Brokerage. He finished his career in Consumer Service Department of the Provincial Government.
Lloyd was a very active member of the Progressive Conservative Party and served for several years as president of the Halifax-Fairview Association. He was the proud recipient of the 2001 Volunteer of The Year award in his riding.He was an avid hockey and baseball fan, and coached Fairview Minor Hockey for a number of years.
Lloyd is survived by his wife, Vi (Howe); daughter, Annette (Fraser), Regina, Sask.; sons, Robert, Chester; Bruce (Leann), Saint John, N.B.; Todd, Halifax; devoted grampa to Christine, Alex, Samantha and Annika; brothers, Kenneth, Malcolm; sisters, Darlene, Elizabeth, Barbara, all of Sussex, N.B.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 2, in St. John's Anglican Church, Fairview, Rev. Marion Burns officiating, assisted by Rev. Carson Baxter. Reception to follow.
No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.