POWER, Joan Dorothy
POWER, Joan Dorothy - 73, Dartmouth, died February 19. 1999, at home, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Bella (Blom) Walsh. She was an active member of Dartmouth Lawn Bowling Club. Surviving are daughter, Judy, at home; son, Edward "Ted" and wife Marie-Anne, Moncton, N.B.; brother, Gerald "Nick" Walsh, Halifax; granddaughters, Nicole and Madeline Power. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell. Visitation today from 7-9 p.m., and Sunday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, Portland Street, Dartmouth. Funeral mass will be celebrated Monday, February 22, at 10 a.m. in St. Thomas More Church, Rev. Joseph MacKinnon officiating. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
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.
DODGE, Relindes J. "Lindy"
DODGE, Relindes J. "Lindy" - 86, Dartmouth, died February 21, 2000, in the VG Site, QEII. Born in Bruno, Sask., she was a daughter of the late Bernard and Emma Knoke. She was raised in Prince Albert, moving to Nova Scotia in the early 1940's. She was a lifetime member of the Dartmouth Curling Club and an active member of Emmanuel Anglican Church. Surviving are her husband of 60 years, Paul Cleveland Dodge; brothers, Larry, Moncton, N.B.; Walter, Victoria, B.C.; David, Prince Albert, Sask.; sisters, Eleanor MacPherson, Calgary, Alta.; Helen Dawson, Delores Jones, Prince Albert, Sask.; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Alphonse and Herman. Visitation 7-9 p.m Thursday, funeral 2 p.m. Friday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Dennis Walsh officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations to any charity.
GREENWOOD, Blanche - 92, Dartmouth, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, in Ocean View Manor. Born in Petite Rocher, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Frank and Marie (DeGrace) Melanson. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Blanche and her husband Albert operated and convenience store in Dartmouth for over 35 years. She was an active member of the Dartmouth Senior Citizens Service Centre and Club, and a member of the Dartmouth Senior Citizens Bowling Club. She was an active member of St. Anthony's Church before moving to Craigthorn Seniors Complex 20 years ago, when she became a member of St. Paul's Church. She is survived by sons, Charlie (and wife Joan), Ottawa; Kenneth (and wife Edith), Dartmouth; Fred (and wife June), Fletchers Lake; Leo (and wife Pauline), Dartmouth, and Donnie (and wife Sharon), Windsor, Hants Co.; seven grandchildren and six great-grand- children. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert; sisters, Alma, Flora, Beatrice, Clarice, Yvonne and Corrine; brothers, Wilbrod, Antonio, Leopole and Edmund. Visiting will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Windmill Road, Rev. Arthur Gouthro, SA, officiating. Burial will follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Greenwood's memory to Ocean View Manor Outdoor Recreation Centre Project c/o Box 130, Eastern Passage, NS B3G 1M4.
JACK, Claude Allister
JACK, Claude Allister - Karen Drive, Dartmouth, passed away January 13, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born on September 1, 1922, in Sonora, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late William Thomas and Nora Belle (Coles) Jack. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Royal Canadian Brockville Rifles. He was a self-employed iceman from 1952-1965, a member of the longshoreman union and was employed by the Nova Scotia Ice Company. Until retirement in 1990, he was employed by Bob McDonald's Chev Olds. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend to all. Surviving are his wife of 47 years, the former Dorothy Hamblin; daughters, Beverly (Mrs. Gregory MacNeil), Dartmouth; Sandra (Mrs. Wayne LePage), Lower Sackville; son, Gary, Dartmouth; sisters, Dorothy Jack, Sonora; Joyce Metzler, Canning; grandchildren; Angela, Ashley, Amanda, Jason and Shawn. He was predeceased by sisters, Beulah, Hazel; brothers, Roy, Clayton, John Henry, Laurie, Murray; three siblings in infancy. Funeral 2 p.m today, January 16, all in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Reception and cremation to follow. Private family interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Tim Hortons Children's Camp, RR 1 Campbellville, ON L0P 1B0.
SMITH, Edward G.
SMITH, Edward G. - 74, Dartmouth, died February 7, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Toronto, he was the son of the late Harry Dewhurst Smith and Mrs. Nellie (Harmon) (Smith) Duburgess, Toronto. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas. He worked at Canadian Tire, main store, in Toronto and Tacoma Drive, Dartmouth, for 32 years until retirement. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, doing jigsaw puzzles and playing snooker. Surviving are his wife, the former Iris Robinson; son, Ted, at home; daughter, Valerie (Mrs. John Hannah), Colborne, Ont.; a granddaughter; sisters, Mrs. Nellie Stewart, Niagara Falls, Ont.; Dorothy (Mrs. Paul McNair), Toronto; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Edna Whittingstall (Toronto). Cremation will take place. Memorial service 6 p.m. Thursday in Woodlawn United Church, Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth, Rev. Gordon Murray officiating. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
WALKER, Raphael "Ray"
WALKER, Raphael "Ray" - 65, Dartmouth, died February 15, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Raphael "Ray" and Winnifred (Wadman) Walker. He was employed at General Accident Insurance Co. until his retirement. Surviving are his wife, the former Geraldine "Gerri" Doyle; daughters, Donna Walker, Port Cartier, Quebec; Linda Walker, Sept Iles, Que.; sisters, Dorothy Walker, Waverley; Betty Hanlon, Mulgrave; Karen Ann, Cleveland, Richmond Co.; Peggy Corrigan, Georgetown, Ont.; Frances Cusack, St. Catharines, Ont.; brothers, Robert, Georgetown, Ont.; James, Calgary, Alta. He was predeceased eased by sons, Ronald and Morgan; daughter, Helena; brother, Gerald. Memorial mass will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth, Rev. Peter MacDonald and Rev. Robert Floyd officiating. Immediately following the mass, family and friends are invited to Ray's home at 68 Sinclair St., Dartmouth, to continue the celebration of his life. Because of the care, kindness and support extended to Ray by Dr. Benetez and the nursing staff on pod 31, the family would like donations to Dartmouth General Hospital, in lieu of flowers. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dartmouth Funeral Home.
O'HEARN, Monica Kathleen "Mona"
O'HEARN, Monica Kathleen "Mona" - 94, Dartmouth, died April 17, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born April 9, 1905, in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late James and Deliha Ryan. She was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and she was a survivor of the Halifax Explosion. Surviving are sons, Donald, Clarence, Lawrence; daughters, Joan Crooks, Catherine Cooper, Dorothy Crooks, Janet Feener, Rosemarie Masters, Monica Nightingale, Theresa Orton; sisters, Nan Munro, Rose Anderson, Lillian Graham; 23 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Martin; son, Bernard; brother, Fred; a sister and a brother in infancy. Funeral today at 12 noon in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth, Rev. Tom White officiating. Burial to follow in Mount Hermon Cemetery. Reception in Brightwood Golf and Country Club immediately following burial. Family flowers only by request. In lieu, donations to VON or Dartmouth General Hospital.
CREASER, Mary "Scotty"
CREASER, Mary "Scotty" - Dartmouth, died February 16, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Constantine and Margaret (Cashman) Gillispie. Surviving are daughters, Kathleen Kastner, Charlotte Caudle, Ottawa; sons, Peter Sawers, Brampton, Ont.; Thomas Sawers, Barrie, Ont. She was predeceased by daughter, Mary. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Maple Street, Dartmouth, Rev. Tom White officiating. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. No flowers by request. In lieu, donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
HIRTLE, Vera Agnes
HIRTLE, Vera Agnes - 95, Oakwood Terrace, Dartmouth, died January 15, 2000, in the home. Born in Mochelle, Annapolis Co., she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Berry) Barteaux. She was employed at Moirs Chocolate for four years. She was also a soloist in the Bear River Baptist Church choir. She enjoyed cooking. Surviving are son, Gerald and wife Minnie, Dartmouth; sister, Rita Eileen Clarke, Oakwood Terrace; two grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Waldo Chute; second husband, Clayton Hirtle. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. David Turner officiating. Burial to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Donations to Dartmouth General Hospital.