MacDOUGALL, Edith May
MacDOUGALL, Edith May - 102, Dartmouth, died April 20, 1999, in Ocean View Manor. Born in Milton, Queens Co., she was a daughter of the late William R. and Evelyn (Wallace) MacEwen. Although born in Milton, she and her family lived in Montreal before returning to West Gore, Hants Co., at age 15. She became a school teacher and homemaker, and a mother of seven children. The family relocated to Dartmouth in 1949. Her life was dedicated to others in family, community and church work. She was a charter member of Wyndholme Christian Church. Surviving are daughters, Winna Smith, Clementsvale; Gwen Lefton, Dartmouth; sons, John, Kentville; Frank, Enfield; Malcolm, Kenneth, Dartmouth; 20 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Munroe; daughter, Rhoda Menmuir; sister, Muriel Johnston. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Portland Street, Dartmouth. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday in West Gore Church of Christ (Disciples), Rev. Marion Lloy and Angus MacDonald officiating. Burial in West Gore Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Multiple Sclerosis Society or Wyndholme Christian Church memorial fund.
MYRA, Arthur Frederick
MYRA, Arthur Frederick - 83, died December 13, 1997, in Haliburton Place, Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Tufts Cove, Dartmouth, he was a son of the late Frederick and Mary (Gay) Myra. He was a veteran of the Second World War, having served overseas with the West Nova Scotia Regiment. He was a well-known Halifax businessman and during his lifetime operated several restaurants and canteen concessions throughout the Metro area. Surviving are daughters, Dorothy (Mrs. Robie Davison), Patsy (Mrs. Bill Clothier), New Minas; Connie (Mrs. David Keefe), Bedford; nine grandchildren; brother, Bill, Hubbards; his former wife; four daughters; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Evelyn Slaunwhite; brother, Gordon. Funeral was held 11 a.m. December 16 in Atlantic Funeral Home chapel, Halifax, Rev. John Scott officiated. Burial in Fort Massey Cemetery. Donations to Haliburton Place, Hants Community Hospital, Windsor.
ROTCHELL (Quarmby), Iris Jean
ROTCHELL (Quarmby), Iris Jean - 72, Eastern Passage, formerly of Ottawa, passed away February 17, 1999, in Oakwood Terrace. Born in Cottingham, Yorkshire, England, she was the only daughter of the late William and Hilda Hindley. She achieved many certificates from the London College of Music. She immigrated to Canada in 1957, and was employed with Health and Welfare Dept. in Ottawa until 1992, moving to Eastern Passage in 1994 to be closer to her family. She is survived by her husband, Lancelot, Eastern Passage; son, John and wife Marlene Quarmby, Eastern Passage; grandchildren, William and Amanda. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 today, in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, where funeral will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Rev. John Ferguson officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations to Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia or Children's Wish Foundation.
BRIAND, Joseph "Rene"
BRIAND, Joseph "Rene" - 74, Jackson Road, Dartmouth, passed away February 5, 1999, at the home of his son, Wayne, surrounded by his loving family. Born November 6, 1924, in West Arichat, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late William and Helen (Wagner) Briand. He worked 37 years with the Federal Government, retiring from the DND Ammo Depot, Magazine Hill. He was an avid bowler, and enjoyed gardening and fishing, and he was also a 37-year member of St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church. He is survived by sons, John, Burlington, Ont.; Barry and Wayne (Ellen), both of Dartmouth; three loving granddaughters, Nicole, Laura, Jayme; brother, Robert, Toronto; sister, Sister Marion, Moncton. He will be sadly missed by his companion, Marge. He was predeceased by his wife, Cora; brother, Cecil. Visitation Sunday, 7-9 p.m., Monday 2-4, 7-9 p.m., in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Pope John XXIII Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Jim Richards officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens with reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home. Family flowers only, memorial donations to the Palliative Care Home Care Program, 1278 Tower Rd., Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9, or Pope John XXIII Church.
BYRNE, Lloyd George
BYRNE, Lloyd George - 69, passed away at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, January 30, 1999. Born in Dartmouth, he was the loving son of the late Alexander and Bertha (Conrod) Byrne. He attended Alexander McKay School, St. Patrick's High School, Dalhousie University and St. Mary's University in Halifax. Upon graduation with a bachelor of commerce, he joined H.R. Doane & Co. He was designated a chartered accountant while with their Stephenville, Nfld. office. After managing the Liverpool, Queens Co. office, he was senior partner in the Dartmouth office. In 1976, he was vice president of finance and administration at Nova Scotia Building Supplies and was a member of the board of directors of Atlantic Trust. He was president of the Dartmouth Chamber of Commerce and in 1976 was the Nova Scotia director for the Atlantic Provinces Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation. He served as vice commodore of Armdale Yacht Club (Halifax). Among numerous other community service activities, he was a member of the Kiwanis Clubs of Liverpool and Dartmouth. Lloyd is survived by his sister, Dorothy Garrison, Halifax; sister-in-law, Florence Byrne; nephews, Alister Byrne; Gordon, Jonathan, Alan Garrison; niece, Dorothy Ann Allan; grandnephews, Jeffery Byrne, William and Alexander Garrison, and grandnieces, Kelly Byrne, Sandy Garrison, Kristen and Kerri Ann Allan. He was predeceased by his brother, Everett, and in infancy sister, Rose and brother, Alister. Cremation has taken place and interment will take place in St. Andrew's Cemetery, Eastern Passage, Halifax Co. (birthplace of his father) at a later date.
BUREAU, Jeanne d'Arc
BUREAU, Jeanne d'Arc - 74, Dartmouth, died April 22, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Notre Dame Des Anges, Que., she was a daughter of the late J. Samuel and Alma Marie (Petit-Clerc) Demers. She lived in Virginiatown for 33 years, then moved to Nova Scotia in 1987 and lived here until the time of her death. Surviving are daughters, Yolande Weber, Dartmouth; Gisèle Coté, Virginiatown; sons, Raynald, New Liskeard,Ont.; Sylvain, Virginiatown; sisters, Blandine Bedard, Chibougamau, Que.; Berthe Lemieux, Ocaca, Fla.; Monique Riopel, Gateneau, Que.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Wilfred Alphonse Bureau; several brothers and sisters. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Remains will be transferred to Virginiatown where services will be held. Burial in Swastika Cemetery. Donations to St. Pierre Apotre Roman Catholic Parish, General Delivery, Virginiatown, ON P0K 1X0.
DIXON, Charles Dennis
DIXON, Charles Dennis - 70, Dartmouth, died Wednesday, April 14, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in South Harbour, Victoria Co., he was a son of the late Austin and Cassie (Theriault) Dixon. He was retired from Satellite Construction Ltd. in New Glasgow. He is survived by his wife, the former Christine Pentecost; daughters, Bernice Dixon and Darlene McMillan, Dartmouth; sons, Paul and Patrick, Dartmouth; Cecil and wife Helen, Enfield, and Jerry, Victoria, B.C.; sisters, Pauline Robertson, Lower Sackville; Ethel Bryson, Guelph, Ont.; brothers, Thomas, New Minas, and David, West LaHave; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Charles, David, Jeffrey, Jennifer and Julie. He was predeceased by sister, Susan Fitzgerald. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral mass will be celebrated 12 noon Saturday in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Windmill Road, Dartmouth, Rev. Arthur Gouthro, SA, officiating. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. In lieu, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Joseph's Church cemetery fund c/o Dingwall, Victoria Co., NS B0C 1G0.
DAUPHINEE, Mildred Rhoda, Silver Cross Mother
DAUPHINEE, Mildred Rhoda, Silver Cross Mother - 101, Eastern Passage, died Wednesday, April 14, 1999, in Ocean View Manor. Born in Fox Point, Halifax Co., she was the daughter of the late William and Harriet (Verge) Miller. "Nannie", as she was known to all who knew and loved her, was a member of St. Peter's Anglican Church, Eastern Passage. From the time she was a young girl, she loved flowers and was an avid gardener who excelled at growing roses. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are son, Frank and wife Mary, Riverview, N.B.; Bernard and wife Beverley, Vincent-Jack and wife Ollie, Eastern Passage; Aubrey and wife Blanch, Stellarton; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband, Eldon J.; son, Wilfred; daughters, Aileen and Mona. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Funeral service will take place 11 a.m. Saturday, April 17, in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Eastern Passage, Rev. John Ferguson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church, Ocean View Manor Recreation Department or any charity.
DRISCOLL, Bernadette "Bernie"
DRISCOLL, Bernadette "Bernie" - At St. Catharines, Ont., on Thursday, April 22, 1999, Bernie (Hachey) Driscoll, formerly of Dartmouth, age 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Leonard Driscoll. Much loved mother of Ann Cormier and husband Bill, Burlington, Ont., and Sharon Driscoll, Vineland, Ont. Cherished "Nana" of Captain Brian Cormier and wife Nancy, their daughter Carolyn, Trenton, Ont., and Christopher Cormier and wife Jennifer, Hamilton. Predeceased by a sister and nine brothers. Bernie was a longtime member of the Catholic Women's League, St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth. Visitation and funeral mass were held in Burlington. If desired, expressions of sympathy to The Arthritis Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia would be sincerely appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Smith's Funeral Home, Burlington.
TOBIN, Reta Marie, RN
TOBIN, Reta Marie, RN - 79, Dartmouth, passed away April 23, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Elizabeth (Hazell) Butler. Reta was a graduate of the Halifax Infirmary School of Nursing and held a Diploma of Public Health from the University of Ottawa. Surviving are her husband, John "Jack"; daughter, Terry and husband Geoffrey Hurley; son, John Jr. and wife Sharon; beloved grandchildren, Michael, Andrea, Sean and Kevin Hurley, Scott and Caitlyn Tobin; brother, Roy Butler, all of Dartmouth. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Forest Lawn Cremation Services, Dartmouth. A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, in St. Clements Church, Dartmouth, Rev. Robert Floyd officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Family flowers only. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Canadian Cancer Society.
RODGERS, John Dennis Joseph
RODGERS, John Dennis Joseph - 82, Dartmouth, a survivor of the Halifax Explosion, passed away peacefully October 6, 1999, in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Gerald and Josephine (Farrell) Rodgers. For 35 years he was a member of the Dartmouth Police Department retiring as staff-sergeant. He and his wife Dorothy owned and operated the Dartmouth Answering Service. He was very active in the community. He was a past president of the Banook Canoe Club; flag officer of the Maritime Division Canadian Canoe Association; and a honourary life member of the Canadian Canoe Association; past member of the Austinville Owls Club; a life member of the Mic Mac Amateur Aquatic Club and a past chairman of the Dartmouth Natal Day Committee. He was an avid sportsman and cherished opportunities to watch his children and grandchildren participate in sporting events. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Griffin); daughters, Donna Linihan (Jack), Moncton, N.B.; Denise Moore (Keith), Trafalgar; Bonnie Boutilier (Alvin), Lower Sackville; sons, John (Donna), Dana (Cheryl), Dennis (Diane), Dartmouth; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Gladys Petrie, Josephine Richards; and brother, Gerald. He was predeceased by a grandson, Billy Moore; brothers, Brendon, Ronald, Hugh, Gordon and two brothers and a sister in infancy. Visitation today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. in Mattatall Funeral Home, Portland Street, Dartmouth. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday in Emmanuel Church, Windmill Road, Dartmouth, Rev. Dennis Walsh and Rev. Bonnie Baird officiating. Interment will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery, Victoria Road, Dartmouth. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
RANKIN, Donald F.
RANKIN, Donald F. - 56, Dartmouth, died February 15, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII, in Halifax. He was a son of the former Annie Fisher, Dartmouth, and the late Hugh Donald Rankin. He lived for several years in Williams Lake, B.C. He is survived by sisters, Ann Rankin, Dartmouth; Catherine (Mrs. Richard Williams), Chester Basin; brothers, Arthur, Hundred Mile House, B.C.; John, Ottawa; Leo (and his wife Connie), Williams Lake, B.C.; nieces, Heather Williams and Monica (Rankin) Champ; nephews, Daniel and Robert Williams. There will be no visitation, funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 18, in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Windmill Road, Dartmouth, Rev. Arthur Gouthro, SA, officiating. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Cottage or St. Vincent de Paul Society. Arrangements entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home.
THORNTON, Amelda Margaret
THORNTON, Amelda Margaret - 80, Dartmouth, died February 15, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Sluice Point, Yarmouth Co., she was a daughter of the late Archibald and Grace (D'Entremont) Bourque. Amelda was a registered nurse at the Halifax Infirmary from 1940-1945. She enjoyed playing bridge and most recently was a volunteer with Meals on Wheels. She was a member of St. Clement's Roman Catholic Church. She is survived by daughter, Judith (Mrs. Brad Fulton), South Ohio, Yarmouth Co.; sons, Paul and wife Harriet, Fall River; John and his wife Debra, Bedford; grandchildren Craig, Ryan, Jessica, Alexa and Julie; sister, Juliet, Yarmouth; brothers, Paul and Michael, both of Yarmouth. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack, and sister, Marie. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home. Dartmouth. Funeral mass will take place 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Clement's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Raymond Floyd officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial in Mount Hermon Cemetery. Donations to the Dartmouth branch of Meals on Wheels or charity of choice.
BONNER, Beatrice Violet
BONNER, Beatrice Violet - Sheridan Street, Dartmouth, died February 12, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Ronald and Violet (Mosher) Millar. She worked for many years at Simpsons in the Sales Audit Department. Surviving are her husband, Leonard; son, Richard, Dartmouth; sisters, Jesse (Mrs. Keith Miller), Frances (Mrs. Douglas Jewers, Mosher River. She was predeceased by brother, Kenneth; sister, Edith. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 1 p.m. Tuesday, all in J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, 307 Prince Albert Rd., Dartmouth, Rev. Susan McAlpine-Gillis officiating. Burial in Memorial Gardens, Westphal. In lieu of flowers, donations to Parkinson's Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Division.