Daryl Francis McMullin
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Daryl Francis McMullin, 51, of 158 Cottage St., Glace Bay, Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Alexander and Florence (McIntyre) McMullin.
Daryl loved to read and had a passion for music. He brought joy to every life he touched. Daryl was a great travelling companion.
He will be sadly missed by his sisters, Judith McMullin (with whom he resided) and Anne (Mrs. Henry LeLandais), Sydney; and brother, Angus (Gatha), Glace Bay. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Peter Gerard and John Alexander and two in infancy.
Visitation for Mr. McMullin will be held today (Thursday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, 10 a.m. in St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay, Fr. Doug Murphy and Fr. Stanley MacDonald will be officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Donations in Daryl's memory may be made to Down Syndrome Society.
Mary "Maggie" Margaret McLean
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Mary 'Maggie' Margaret McLean, 83, of 19 Dragatis St., Glace Bay, Monday, May 12, 2003, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.
Born in Reserve Mines, she was the daughter of the late Edward (Allan Andrew) and Mary Ann (McNeil) Smith.
She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Reserve Mines, where she resided most of her life.
Maggie was an avid Blue Jays fan and bowler. She enjoyed playing cards, going to bingo with friends and loved family gatherings. Maggie had a kind spirit and concern for others. Maggie was the centre of the McLean family.
Maggie will be sadly missed by her partner of 30 years, Angus Hardy; five daughters, Shirley (Mrs. Dan Silver), Alberta, Sheila (Mrs. David Journeay), Annapolis Royal, Margaret (Mrs. Larry Burke), Deep Brook, Sharon (Mrs. Wayne Gallant), Bridgtown, Collette (Mrs. Bill Bucholtz), Middleton; eight sons, Fred Jr. 'Butch' (Amelia), William 'Winkle' (Maureen), Sheldon (Debbie), all of Reserve Mines, John 'Morse' (Carol), Glace Bay, Allie (Valerie), Dominion, Gregory 'Peck' (Dawn), Alberta, Kevin (Phyllis), Annapolis Royal, Gordie, Sydney; brother, Edward Smith, Ontario; sisters, Jessie Gouthro, Reserve Mines, and Viola (Mrs. Duart Cook), Donkin. Also surviving are 48 loving grandchildren and 48 loving great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Frederick A. McLean, infant son, John Edward, daughter, Mary Sylvia, brothers, William and Hector, sisters, Josie and Mabel.
Visitation for Mrs. MacLean will be held today (Tuesday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday, 2 p.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Reserve Mines, Fr. John Graham and Fr. Francis Cameron officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
Donations in Maggie's memory may be made to St. Joseph's Cemetery Fund.
Bruce Alexander Pettipas
Bruce Alexander Pettipas age 42, of Upper Nappan, Cumberland County passed away, Sunday, May 4, 2003 at home.Born in Antigonish, he was son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Kinney) Pettipas.Bruce graduated from Antigonish East High School in 1979 and then attended Agriculture College, Truro for two years before attending The University of Guelph, Ontario for two years where he received his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science.After returning from Guelph, Bruce worked at the Agriculture College until being transferred to Nappan where he was employed at the Experimental Farm until receiving a heart transplant in May 1997. While at the Experimental Farm Bruce was instrumental in starting the Border Classic Steer Show. During his tenure he was responsible for the expansion of the facilities at the Maritime Beef Test Station.
In 1997 Bruce received the Outstanding Young Agrologist of Nova Scotia Award. He was about to be installed in the NSAC Wall of Honor.In the past few years Bruce was very active in the Amherst Chapter of the Kidney Foundation where he was currently chairman of the March campaign for local businesses.For the past few years, Bruce wrote articles related to the beef industry for many local newspapers.Bruce was a devoted husband and father who gave so much of himself to his family and others. He fought a long hard battle with his health but his constant source of inspiration was his family and friends.He is survived by his loving wife the former Michelle Bennett, daddy's little princess Lacey and his favorite son Zack, his loving brother Mark of Creignish, N.S.
Bruce was predeceased by his maternal grandparents Courtney and Agnes Kinney and his paternal grandparents Lavin and Josephine Pettipas.His family will receive visitors at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. with parish prayers at 7 p.m.His remains will be transferred to St. Peter's Place in Tracadie for visitation on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. with prayers at 7 p.m.Funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. from St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Tracadie with Father John Barry officiating.Interment will take place in the St. Peter's Cemetery.Donations in his memory may be made to the Amherst Chapter of the Kidney Foundation.
Rev. Anna Lee Hunter
Rev. Anna Lee Hunter age 89, of Amherst died Friday, May 2, 2003 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan, N.S.
Born in Pensacola, Florida she was a daughter of the late Julious and Adelia (Johnson) Hunter.
At an early age she attended the Lutheran School in Pensacola, Florida. She also attended Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, Ohio. Received Theological Training from Payne Seminary in Wilberforce, Ohio.She received her teachers training in special education in Ann Arbor, Michigan.She continued her education at Eastern Michigan University, receiving her Master of Arts (dealing with all special needs of children.)She was Assistant Pastor at Bethel Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan and worked with religious education in Detroit, Michigan.
Rev. Hunter moved to Amherst on November 4, 1966 and started working at Mental Health Center as a Psychologist, working with Dr. Ryan as his assistant, doing marriage counselling and therapeutic work with children with learning disabilities.Her main objective in Amherst was pastor of the A.M.E. Church, first on Poplar St., due to the condition of the church and parsonage it was necessary to build the church on Church St.
She is survived by one sister Mernervia Arnold of Detroit, Michigan and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by sisters Julia and Kattie Bell, twin brother Earl and a brother in infancy.
Cremation has taken place.
There will be no visitation or funeral service.
Arrangements entrusted to Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst, N.S.
James Wilson Sr.
James Herbert Wilson Sr. age 82, of River Hebert, Nova Scotia died Sunday August 10, 2003 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan, N.S.
Born in River Hebert he was the son of the late Frank and May (Brown) Wilson.
James worked in the mines in River Hebert. He was a veteran of World War 11 and served overseas. James was a commissionaire at Enheat for several years.
He is survived by his wife the former Olla (Liz) O'Brien, two daughters Nora (Victor) Downey and Lisa Wilson both of River Hebert, sons James (Bubby), Richard 'Butch'(Carolyn) and his little buddy, Dylan all of River Hebert; brothers Jack (Mabel) of Joggins, Freddie of Chatham,Ont, Wayne (Carol) of Joggins; sisters Ethel Fife (Lloyd), Freda Fullerton and Jean (Claude) all of Chatham, Ont. eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by one brother, Ernest.
His remains will rest at his residence on Monday evening and Tuesday.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. from St. Alban's Anglican Church, River Hebert with Rev.
Frank Likely officiating.
Interment will take place in the Hillside Cemetery, River Hebert.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, VON or the charity of the donors choice.
Arrangements entrusted to Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst, N.S. (667-9906)