Harley Wilfred Fowler age 65, of Amherst, loving husband to Marilyn (MacDonald) Fowler, passed away Friday, August 8, 2003 at the Moncton City Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Amherst Point, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Beatrice (Forrest) Fowler. Harley worked in the maintenance department for various companies throughout his career and spent several years with Enamel and Heating Ltd. He was a 'Jack of all Trades' and a very hard worker. He loved to be outdoors and always liked to keep himself busy. Besides his beloved wife Marilyn, whom Harley adored through 42 years of marriage, he is survived by his sons, Stephen Fowler and wife Joy and Kevin Fowler and wife Joanna all of Halifax. Also surviving are his sisters Margaret (Robert) Arsenault of Bedford and Eleanor Bacon of Hamilton, ON, five beautiful granddaughters, (Grampy's Special Angels) Victoria, Kristen, Kelsie, Kaitlyn and Courtney, several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews and cousins. Along with his parents, Harley was predeceased by his brother Doug and his infant sister.
His remains are resting at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst, N.S. (667-9906) with visiting on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. from Campbell's Chapel with Rev. Byron Corkum officiating.
Interment will follow in the St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery, Amherst.
Donations in Harley's memory may be made to the VON (Cumberland Co.) or the Charity of the donor's choice.
Angus Mathew "Gus" McDonald
Angus Mathew "Gus" McDonald, 88, New Waterord - We are all filled with great sadness at the passing of Gus McDonald, 88, on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003, at Taigh Na Mara, Glace Bay, where he was a resident for the past three years, and formerly of 636 George St., New Waterford. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late John S. and Sarah (Doyle) McDonald and a member of Mount Carmel Parish.
He graduated from Mount Carmel and worked for his dad in the construction business until the war. Gus graduated from the Bomb and Gunnery School in Mountain View, Ont., and served overseas in England as a Warrant Officer 1st Class. He worked for Devco and retired as chief engineer at No. 12 colliery in 1980. Gus loved working with heavy machinery and after his retirement he built a drilling rig and spent several years digging wells around the Cape Breton area. In later years, he could be found spending many happy hours in his garage working on his latest projects.
Gus will be lovingly missed by his wife of 63 years, Margaret (White); daughters, Marilyn Kliza (Michael), Halifax, Marybeth MacDonald-Parris (Harry), Maryland; grandchildren, Karen Reid (Ken), P.E.I., Debbie Kliza-Petelle (Pierre), Ottawa, Geoff Kliza (Kristine), Edmonton, Sean Murphy, Toronto, Angie MacDonald (George Hawley), Calgary, Robert Kliza, Ottawa, and Corabeth MacDonald, Halifax. He is also survived by his sister, Kaye Taylor, Mississippi; and by two great-grandchildren, Anthony Mathew Hawley and Jocelynne Petelle.
Gus was predeceased by his daughter, Ann Sharon, sister, Aileen and brothers, Charles, John O'Neil and Bertram.
Visitation will be held today (Thursday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford (email@example.com). Funeral will take place Friday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m. in Mount Carmel Church, New Waterford, with Fr. Donald MacGillivray officiating. Cremation will take place following the service.
Donations in Gus's memory may be made to Parkinson Society Canada ' Maritime Region or a charity of one's choice.
AMES, Gary John, P.Eng. - 51, Amherst, N.S., died suddenly on July 30, 2003 at Katumba, Australia. Born December 1, 1951 in St. Stephen, N.B., he was a son of
M. Regena (Davidson) Ames and the late John S. Ames and husband for 30 years to Carolyn A. (DeMerchant) Ames. Gary graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a B.Sc. Civil Engineering degree in 1974. He was a member and past council member of A.P.E.N.S., and a member of A.P.E.N.B. Gary was employed with Public Works Canada as Project Manager, C.S.C. Major Projects. He was actively involved with Track & Field Nova Scotia, both as coach and official, having been a member of the Nova Scotia Canada Games Team on several occasions. Gary and Carolyn opened their doors and hearts as a participant and host family for the past 5 years for Katia Tsalka of Belaruse through the Children of Chernobyl. Gary enjoyed his family, and introduced them and many others to the joys of skiing, swimming and hiking. He took special delight in spending time with his children, grandchildren, friends and with his faithful Stormy. He is survived by his dear wife Carolyn, daughters Rebecca LagacÚ (Jason) of Bridgewater, N.S., Elizabeth Ames of Amherst, N.S., and Karen (Ripley) Foster (Robert) of Linden, N.S., sisters Marilyn Smith (Michael) of St. Stephen, N.B., Shirley Gibson (Ronald) of Calais, ME, USA, Margaret Hayre (David) of Stephen, N.B., Andrea Acheson (Alan) of St. Stephen, N.B. and brother David Ames (Elizabeth) of St. Stephen, N.B., grandchildren Allison, William, Sarah, Olivia, and James of Linden, N.S. and nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and many cousins. His family will receive visitors at Campbells Funeral Home, 98 Church Street, Amherst, N.S., on Saturday, August 9th from 7-9 p.m. , and Sunday, August 10th, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held on Monday at 10:00 a.m. form St. Charles Roman Catholic Church with Father Vernon Driscoll officiating. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Children of Chernobyl.
It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce Elizabeth "Blit" Connell passed away peacefully in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital, Sunday July 20, 2003 surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Domithile (LeForte) Boudreau.
Bill was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time at her cabin in Margaree along with all the dear friends she met there over the years.
She enjoyed watching hockey, golf, baseball and watching family videos. She loved to play cards and most of all she enjoyed spending time with friends, family, talking and laughing as we retold stories from over the years.
One always knew they would be greeted with a great big smile, hug and hello whenever they visited with her. She will be sadly missed.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by daughter, Evelyn (David) Mulse, New Waterford; sons, Raymond (Joan) Connell, New Waterford, Gus (Donna) Connell, Port Hawkesbury; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Gus Connell, grandson, Ricky Connell, daughter-in-law, Norma Jean MacLeod, sisters, Katie, Hattie, Mary, brothers, Dennis, Eddie, John (Teedy).
There will be no visitation by request.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 23 at 2 PM in St. Joseph Parish, New Victoria with Fr. Lester Marchand officiating.
Interment in the parish cemetery. Reception at the church hall.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of one's choice.
Arrangements entrusted to V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Watgerford
Frederick Angus Blewer
Frederick Angus "Freddie" Blewer, 66, of Level 2 King St., New Waterford, died Monday, July 21, at the New Waterford Hospital. Born in Scotchtown, he was the son of the late William and Isabelle (Frasier) Blewer.
Freddie was amember of the Calvin Untied Church, and a former resident of 5 Whitehouse St., Scotchtown. He worked as a coal miner for 19 and one-half years in the No. 12, 16 and 26 coal mines. He also drove a taxi for 12 years. Freddie was a former volunteer fireman with the Scotchtown Fire Department for 17 years.
He lived with and looked after his brother, Danny for 20 years. He absolutely loved coaching Little League baseball for over 40 years. He was an avid Dodgers fan. He enjoyed hockey and his favourite team was the Chicago Blackhawks. Freddie loved country and fiddle music. he enjoyed attending church and playing darts and 45s athe the Pensioners CLub.
He played on several champion softball teams. He umpired for years in softball and originated the District's Little League.
He was an avid dancer. He loved people and tarabish and he called himself a good cook. He came from a musically talented close knit family.
his favourite pet was a cat named Phoebe (Feebee).
He is survived by brothers Kenny Timmons and Danny Blewer and many nephews and nieces and cousins.
freddie was predeceased by brothers Alex, Duncan and Robert and Johnin infancy; sisters, Jessie and Florence in infancy.
Visitation will take place Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford (firstname.lastname@example.org). Funeral service will be held Friday at 2 PM in Calvin United Church with Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery. reception to follow at the Calvin united Hall. Freddie will be taken to the church at noontime.
As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke or Diabetes Foundation.
"Freddie was quoted as saying "I love to have a chat. I still love all the things mentioned above. Coaching baseball is something I'm very proud of. I need glasses to read and don't have them with me. So read things to me please. I love life."
Joseph Steadman Wilneff
Joseph Steadman Wilneff, 82 of Glace Bay passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2003 at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.
Born in Tancook Island Lunenburg Co., he was the son of the late Steadman and Hosie (Hutt) Wilneff.
A veteran of the Second World War, he was a carpenter/Fisherman by trade and a well-known boat builder.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 61 years, Gene (levy); five daughters, Carol (Grant) MacLean, Glace Bay, Sandra ( Willie) Koza, Ontario, Margo, Wendy (Gary) Gardiner, Tanya all of Glace Bayl four sons, Gary (Pauline), Tanglewood, miles (Sandra), Birch Grove, Gregory (Marilyn), Kentucky, Jimmie (Charlene), Regina; 22 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; sisters, Alice Wilson, Mabel Crooke and Bertha Hudson.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by four brothers and two sisters.
There will be no vistation for Mr. Wilneff by request of the deceased. Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Mines, Glace Bay. Interment will be at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.
If desired, memorials may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society.