Aloysious "Allie" Veronica Allison, age 81 of Harbourstone Enhanced Care Nursing Home and formally of Glace Bay, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2003 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late John James and Marie (Yorke) Allison. Allie was a member of St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay.
Ms. Allison is survived by her sisters Viola, Mabel, Rita and Camella (Mrs. Alex MacDonald); also her brother James (all of Glace Bay), and serveral nephews and nieces.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by brothers Frank, Stephen and a sister Mary. Also a sister and brother in infancy,
Visitation for Ms. Allison will be in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay on Tuesday (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday 10 AM in St. Anne's Church with Fr. Doug officiating. Burial will follow in St. Anne's Cemetery.
Memorials or donations in Allie's memory may be made to the N.S. Heart foundation or charity of choice.
Grace Philis Taylor
Grace Philis Taylor (nee Miller) of Amherst passed away on Friday, July 25, 2003 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Oxford, July 13, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Elisha Edwin and Mary Luella (Reid) Miller.
She enjoyed reading, playing cards, playing scrabble with her grandchildren and baking for her family. Grace was known for her loving nature. She will be fondly missed by all lives she has touched.
Surviving are sons: Richard (Audrey) of Brookdale, N.S., Max (Emmy) and Terry, both of Amherst, N.S., and Charles (Marrie) of Sussex, N.B., daughter: Wendy (David Slaunwhite) of Enfield, N.S., sisters: Sheila Ross (John)of Malagash, N.S., and Bev LaChapelle (Guy) of Sarnia, Ont., brothers: Ernest "Eddie" (Margaret) Miller and Peter Miller both of Brantford, Ont., Nick (Phyllis) Miller of London, Ont., David Miller of Calgary, Alta. 8 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband: Edgar Taylor, a daughter: Susan Mary in infancy, brothers: Junior in infancy and Jack, Delmar, sister: Ginger in infancy.
Her remains are resting at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St. Amherst (667-9906) with visiting on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral service will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. from Campbell's Chapel with Rev. Danny Compton officiating, Burial will take place in the Fenwick Cemetery.
Donations in Grace's memory may be made to the Cumberland Regional Health Care Center Foundation or charity of donor's choice.
Audrey Anna Quinn
Audrey Anna Quinn age 90 of Amherst died on July 21, 2003 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan, N.S.,
Born in River Hebert N.S., she was a daughter of the late Leo and Lavenia (Belliveau) Gates.
Audrey attended Nativity of Our Lady Church and was a member of the C.W.L. of St. Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church since 1950 in River Hebert. On June 14, 2000 Audrey received her 50 year pin for her services at the St. Paul the Apostle C.W.L. Audrey also received the C.W.L Maple leave pin, the highest honor in the Catholic Women League. She was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch#14, River Hebert and an active member of the 'Golden Years Society'
She is survived by her four daughters; Joyce Gouchie, Vera (Ronald) Comeau, Faye (Raymond) Gouchie, all of Amherst, Isabell (Carman) White of Hamilton ON., two sons; Donald 'Duckey' (Bonnie) and George both of Amherst, one sister; Agnes Fullerton of Halifax, N.S., one brother; Roy Gates of North Bay ON., nineteen grandchildren, thirty-one great grandchildren, seven great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Stanley, brother Reginald and sister Kathleen Arsenault.
Her remains are resting at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst N.S., (667-9906) with visiting on Wednesday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with parish prayers at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2 pm from Nativity Of Our Lady Church with Father Vernon Driscoll and Father George Smith officiating.
Interment will follow in the Ragged Reef Cemetery, River Hebert.
Donations in Audrey's memory may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Leona Mary White
Leona Mary White age 83 of Upper Nappan, N.S., died on July 21, 2003 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Born in River Hebert, N.S., she was a daughter of the late Wilfred Sr. and Emma (White) LeBlanc.
Leona was a 50 year member of the St. Paul The Apostle CWL Society and was promoted to the central association of the Miraculous Metal.
She is survived by one daughter, Sharon (George) Fairfax of Amherst, four sons, Ronald (Shirley), Reginald (Brenda), Chris (Cathy) and Curtis (Donna) all of Amherst, one sister Doris (Joseph) Prokopowicz, of Cambridge, ON., 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Leona was predeceased by her husband Leo Joseph, five brothers, James, Henry, Leo, Wilfred Jr. and Daniel.
Her remains are resting at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St. Amherst (667-9906) with visiting on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with parish prayers at 8 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. from St. Paul The Apostle Roman Catholic Church, River Hebert, with Father Banyog-enne Gaeton and Father Vernon Driscoll officiating.
Interment will take place in the St. Denis Cemetery, Minudie.
Family flowers only.
Donations in Leona's memory may be made to the St. Denis Cemetery Fund or the Palliative Care Unit of Cumberland Regional Health Care Center.
Eileen Farrell Bursey age 76, of Amherst died Monday, July 14, 2003 at home.
Born in North Sydney, N.S. she was a daughter of the late Albert and Gladys Giles.
Eileen enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters Gladys (Jack) Atkinson and Cathy (Steve) Wilson both of Amherst, two brothers Alexander Giles of North Sydney and Melvin (Dorothy) Giles of England, seven grandchildren Jody, Jason, Eric, Kevin, Krista, Steven and Stacey, four great grandchildren Donovan, Sarah, Emily and Isaac and five nieces.
She was predeceased by her husband George and two daughters Esther Bursey and Erna Atkinson, one brother Robert (Bob) and one sister Margaret.
Her remains are resting at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst, N.S. (667-9906) with visiting on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. from Campbell's Chapel with Rev. Allan Griffin officiating.
Interment will follow in the Amherst Cemetery.
Donations in Eileen's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Nova Scotia Lung Association.