MURRAY, John Stewart
MURRAY, John Stewart - The death occurred at the Prince County Hospital, Summerside, on Saturday, February 13, 1999, as the result of a highway accident in Summerside on January 29. John Stewart Murray, 34 Woodliegh Dr., Kensington, P.E.I., and formerly of Dartmouth, aged 75 years. Dear husband of the late Annie Murray; loving father of Ian (Lianne), Irishtrown, P.E.I. He is also lovingly remembered by his granddaughter, Ellen Murray. Also surviving are sisters and brother, Margaret Murray, Jean Lockhart and Stewart Murray, all from Scotland. His remains have been forwarded to Amherst for cremation. If so desired, donations in John's memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Prince County Hospital Foundation. No visitation by family request. Arrangements entrusted to East Prince Funeral Home, Summerside, P.E.I.
DeWOLFE, Donald George
DeWOLFE, Donald George - 60, Dartmouth, died August 26, 1998, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Edward and Stella (Mumford) DeWolfe. He was past president of Ed DeWolfe Trucking Ltd. since 1979, where he had worked for 45 years. He was a past member of the Chamber of Commerce for several years. He was also a past member of the Dartmouth Police Association for support. He was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, the former Sheila Brown; sons, Tim and wife Carla, Larry and wife Marilyn, all of Dartmouth; John and wife Patricia, Lawrencetown; Darren and Shona, Dartmouth; Blaine and Paige, Enfield; brother, Edward, Niagara Falls, Ont.; sisters, Ida and husband Howard Goodwin, Dartmouth; Betty McWhinnie, Amherstburg, Ont.; Marguerite and husband Jack Smith, Niagara Falls; Diane Pearce, Port Colborne, Ont.; He was predeceased by sons, Donald Jr. and Randell. The remains are resting at Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, with visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Friday and funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Holy Trinity Church building fund or VON, Dartmouth Branch.
SWINEMAR, Basil Thomas
SWINEMAR, Basil Thomas - 76, 6B Roseway Manor Park, Dartmouth, died October 3, 1999, at home. Born in Woodside, Dartmouth, he was a son of the late Thomas Robie and Susan Maude (Hamm) Swinemar, Gold River, Lunenburg Co. Basil served during the Second World War in the Royal Canadian Electric and Mechanical Engineers with the fighting forces in France, Belgium and Holland (1942-1946) for which service he received the France and Germany Gold Stars and the Voluntary Service Medal. He was a past vice president of the Royal Canadian Legion, Somme Branch 31. When he returned from the war, he worked at the Imperial Oil Dartmouth Refinery and retired as a welder, first class. He later worked at Warnock Hershey as an inspector and then at CFB Sherwater as an ambulance attendant. Surviving are his wife, the former Emily Mary Chaisson; daughter, Lynda (Mrs. Yvon Dufour); son, Dr. Richard E. Swinemar (wife Katherine Mills); grandchildren, Katie, Jeffery, Aaron, Heather and Martin, all of Dartmouth; sisters, Mildred Horne, Jessie Murphy, Dartmouth; Betty Demone, Gold River. Cremation and interment have taken place in Atlantic Gardens in Dartmouth. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, October 6, 1999, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Clements Parish, 16 Gaston Rd., Dartmouth. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or the Canadian Cancer Society.
CORDEAU, Francis Isidore
CORDEAU, Francis Isidore - 74, Dartmouth, died peacefully at home on October 2, 1999, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a beloved son of the late Jean Pierre "Jack" Cordeau and Emma (Fortune) Cordeau. He is survived by his loving wife, Maria (Byrne) Cordeau; daughters, Mary, Annette (husband Keith) McIntosh, and Thérèsa and his special granddaughter, Haley McIntosh, all of Dartmouth. He is also survived by brothers, Daniel (wife Frances), Toronto, Joseph (wife Vivian), Sydney Mines; Father Leo, St. Edmund's Parish, Edmonton; and Charles (wife Katherine), Belleville, Ont.; and by sisters, Mary (husband Arthur) Crane, Sydney; Detta Haley (husband Ted Haley, deceased), Sydney Mines; Teresa (husband Elmer) Doiron, Sydney River; Betty, Sydney Mines; sister, Geraldine and sister Agnes, Holy Angels Convent, Sydney; and sister, Anna, Congregation of Notre Dame, Edmonton. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and other relatives in Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, all of whom he knew well and loved very much. He was predeceased by brothers, John and Stanley. After attending St. Francis Xavier University for a year, he returned home to Sydney Mines, following the sudden death of his father. He worked at the Machine Shop and Coal Wash Plant in Sydney Mines for 11 years. He studied stationary engineering and moved to Dartmouth where he was employed as a stationary engineer at the Imperial Oil Refinery for 12 years. He graduated from Dalhousie University where he obtained B.A. and B. Ed. degrees and subsequently taught stationary engineering in the Dartmouth Regional Vocational School from 1969 until his retirement in 1988. During his years in Sydney Mines, he was very active in parish and community affairs. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Parish Choir and of the local A.O.H. Drama Club. He was a devout member of St. Peter's Parish, Dartmouth, and a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus, having served as Comptroller of the Archbishop McCarthy Assembly 0799, Halifax. He was a past grand knight of St. Peter's Council 3133, Dartmouth. His faith and courage were an inspiration to all who knew him. Visitation will take place in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., today, October 5, and Wednesday October 6, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will take place in St. Peter's Church, Maple St., Dartmouth on Thursday, October 7, at 2 p.m., Rev. Leo Cordeau officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Palliative Care, QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation, Halifax.
HOPKINS, Barbara Leta
HOPKINS, Barbara Leta - 63, Oak Street, Dartmouth, died October 5, 1999, in the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of Sergeant James and Hildred (Coolen) MacGovern. Barb kept busy doing ceramics, cooking and baking. She will be missed by family and friends. She is survived by her husband, James; sons, James (Kathy), Trenton, Ont.; Michael and his wife Angie, Sackville; daughters, Melinda Gariepy and her husband John, Victoria, B.C.; Sheri Swan and her husband Stephen, Greenwood; sister, Mary Carroll, Kitchener, Ont.; grandchildren, Melanie, Joseph, Scotty, Ashley, Heather, Brian, Chelsea; several nephews, nieces, aunts and uncles. She was the beloved niece of Leta Corkum. The body has been cremated. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday in J. Albert Walker and Sons Funeral Home, Dartmouth, Rev. John Porter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation.
MacLEOD, Leslie James "Les"
MacLEOD, Leslie James "Les" - 66, Dartmouth, died October 7, 1999, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in North Rustico, P.E.I., he was a son of the late Herbert and Elsie (Wood) MacLeod. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces in his younger years, and worked on the gypsum boats. He worked for the Halifax, Dartmouth Bridge Commission for 8 years. He worked with Standard Paving for many years. Surviving are his wife, the former Ida Poulette; sons, Gary and Robin, Dartmouth; Kenny and Marina, Dartmouth; Dennis and Pam, Truro; Blair and Sherry, Dartmouth; Peter and Shirley, Cambridge; John and Jeannie, Shubenacadie; brothers, John, Dartmouth; sisters, Beryl Tanner, Dartmouth; Isabele Brandon, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews; grandsons, Keith, Ryan, Tyler and Nicholas; great-granddaughters, Sharon and Sara Jane; several step-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister, Priscilla Zwicker. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Cremation to follow. Urn burial 11 a.m on Tuesday in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or the QEII Foundation Dialysis Unit.
LAHEY, Patricia Margaret
LAHEY, Patricia Margaret - Dartmouth, died May 1, 2000, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Dartmouth, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret (Shorten) Trider. Surviving are son, Donald, Edmonton, Alta.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, George; several brothers and sisters. Service 11 a.m. Thursday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., Rev. Arthur Snow officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or any charity.
STEEVES, Stirling William
STEEVES, Stirling William - 29, Eastern Passage, died April 30, 2000. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Christine Conrad (Sutherland), Eastern Passage and Lee Donald Conrad, Enfield. Surviving are stepbrother, Adam Hayley, Enfield; sisters, Nicole Conrad, Eastern Passage; stepsister, Claire Hayley, Enfield; maternal grandmother, Catherine Sutherland, Sydney River; many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his maternal grandfather, Neil Sutherland; paternal grandparents, Ruth and Stirling Steeves. Family flowers only. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 3 p.m. Thursday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations to the John Howard Society.
SAMWAYS, George Douglas
SAMWAYS, George Douglas - 68, Dartmouth, passed away in the Dartmouth General Hospital January 15, 2000. Born in Brockville, Ont., he served in the Royal Canadian Navy 1949-1972. Dearly loved by his family. He is survived by his wife, Twinkle (Baker); daughters, Lynne (Fred) Samways-Hiltz; Sissy (Tom) Roach; son, Scott; nine grandchildren; mother, Josephine Samways; brother, Bob; aunt, Helen. He was predeceased by father, Allan; granddaughter, Caitlyn. His body has been cremated and will be buried at sea. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. today, January 17, in All Saints Cathedral, Tower Road. Reception to follow in Binney Hall, Anglican Diocesan Centre. Memorial donations may be made to the Dartmouth General Hospital Fundraising Program.
BENOIT, Marjorie Sylvia
BENOIT, Marjorie Sylvia - 74, Dartmouth, passed peacefully into the loving arms of Jesus, surrounded by her beloved family Wednesday, February 9, 2000, in Dartmouth. Born September 12, 1925, in Halifax, she was the youngest daughter of the late Bertram and Eula (Ogilvie) Allen. She was a loyal employee of the Dartmouth K-Mart for 23 years. Throughout her life, she made many long-lasting friendships. She enriched the lives of all those she touched and will never be forgotten. She gave her love selflessly and unconditionally. She was a faithful parishioner of St. Clement's Roman Catholic Church, Dartmouth. She is survived by her devoted daughter, Flora, Ottawa; her beloved son, Allen, Dartmouth; and her cherished grandson, Michael, Ottawa, who was the light of her life. Flora and Michael will be forever grateful for the time that she spent in Ottawa over the last few years, while she was well and also during her illness. She is also survived by her sister, Irene Martenson, Halifax; brothers, Douglas, Mount Uniacke; Ken (Mary), Toronto; many nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Irene (Benoit) Ouimet; brother-in-law, John Ouimet, both of Ottawa; who visited her by telephone every Sunday. She was predeceased by her husband, Gerard; sister, Aletha; brothers, Wallace, Sinclair, Weldon. At her request, there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Monday, February 14, in St. Clement's Roman Catholic Church, Gaston Road, Dartmouth, Rev. Robert Floyd officiating. Private family interment. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth.
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.