Ronald Jared Watson
WATSON, Ronald Jared - 59, Lower Sackville, died September 19, 2002, at home. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Bruce and Evelyn (Maskell) Watson. He was a member of the Halifax Antique Car Club.
He loved cars, especially his '56 Lincoln Premiere. He will be missed by family and friends.
Surviving are his wife, the former Rita Doucette; daughters, Lori, Lower Sackville; Tracy (Stuart), Middle Sackville; brother, David (Joan), Yarmouth; sisters, Janis (Miles) and Heidi (Keith), both of Halifax.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday followed by a reception, both to take place in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Joseph Charles Erving
ERVING, Joseph Charles - 84, Halifax, passed away September 19, 2002, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII. Born in Liverpool, England, he was a son of the late Joseph Charles and Laura Jane (Johnson) Erving.
Following his education in Halifax schools and the Maritime Business College, he was employed with The Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation. His military service covered 25 years with the Reserve Army including six years active service in the Second Word War. He was a life member of Vimy Branch, Royal Canadian Legion. He was involved in many church activities and was past treasurer of The City Center Ministry. An ardent walker, he also enjoyed music and travel.
He is survived by his wife, Vivian; sons, Geoffrey and William; grandsons, Michael and William; granddaughter, Michelle; great-grandchildren, Alex, Jaden, Corale; sister, Frances.
Visitation will take place 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, September 22 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday in St. Paul's Anglican Church, 1749 Argyle St., Rev. John Newton officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville.
Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice.
COLACECI, Dante - Halifax. It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Dante Colaceci on September 18, 2002, with his loving family by his side. Born January 6, 1935, in Rome, Italy, he was a son of the late Elena (Di Stefano) and Cavaliere Enrico Colaceci.
He was predeceased by brothers, Mario and Ettore; sister, Paola.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Maria Pia; son, Enzo; daughters, Paola (Pierre), Sonia (Michael); brother, Massimo (Romana); sisters, Rosa, Anna; grandchildren, Dario, Ilaria and Irene.
Dante, a bricklayer by trade, worked for various construction companies and was recognized for his strong work ethics and bricklaying skills. He was a hard worker who devoted his life to his family, friends and home. Dante was a sociable, generous and kind-hearted man with a wonderful sense of humour. He will be remembered for his deep and sincere love for his family.
He will be sadly missed by his immediate family of Halifax, extended family of Italy and friends.
The family extends their appreciation for the wonderful care given by the staff and physicians of 7A at the VG Site, QEII. A special thank you is extended to Dr. Mishra, family physician for all his compassion and caring and to The Most Rev. Hayes for his prayers and guidance.
A memorial mass will be held 10 a.m. Friday in St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, North Street, Halifax, The Most Rev. James M. Hayes officiating. Funeral service will take place in St. Michele's Church, Aprilia, Italy. Burial will follow.
Memorial donations may be made to The Padre Pio Foundation of America, 463 Main St., Cromwell, CT 06416 U.S.A. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax.
James Gillum Reid
REID, James Gillum - 54, Halifax, passed away April 17, 2002, in Halifax. Born in Montreal, Que., March 29, 1948, Jim was a loving son of Mary (Gillum) Reid, Montreal and the late Joseph Reid.
He is survived by loving brothers, Bobby, Halifax; Peter, Summerland, B.C.; sister, Susan (Peter Malo), Montreal; beloved nephew of the late Margaret (Earle Norman) (Toronto, Ont.) and the late Moira Reid. He will be sadly missed by niece and goddaughter, Melissa Reid and nephew, Sean Reid, Halifax. Also by his best friend, Bonita and her children Celine, Robert and Troy, Halifax.
Jim was predeceased by brother, Tommy.
Jim was a long-time employee of Memorial Gardens Ltd., managing branches in Saint John, N.B., Moncton, N.B., Montreal, Que., and currently manager of Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville, at the time of his passing.
Resting in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, with visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Friday, where funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Reception following burial in Atlantic Funeral Home Reception Centre, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Palliative Care Unit, VG Site, QEII or a charity of your choice. Jim's motto in life, "I did it my way".
Harold William Sarsons
SARSON, Harold William - 78, Dartmouth, passed away February 6, 2002, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late James and Nellie Sarson.
He was a storesman for Dartmouth Marine Slips for over 22 years. He retired in 1988. In 1989, he began working for the IUMSW Local 13, where he remained for six years. Harold was a coach for Port Wallis Westphal Minor Baseball for many years. He enjoyed woodworking, building the family cottage in Pictou and crossword puzzles. He had a zest for life and was a devoted family man who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchild, Kyle.
He is survived by his wife, the former Marguerite Jean Carroll; daughter, Lorna (Paul) Marshall, Dartmouth; son, Larry (Tara) Sarson; grandson, Kyle, Halifax; sisters, Bertha Delaney, Shirley Sarson, Halifax.
Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, January 8, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens at a later date.
Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Dartmouth General Hospital.
Francis "Frank" Ashe
ASHE, Francis "Frank" - 84, Waverley, passed away December 8, 2002, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Tufts Cove, Dartmouth, he was the son of the late Albert Ashe and Clara Hubley.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Surviving are daughters, Sandra (Kenneth Pelly), Moncton, N.B.; Leta (Joe Rankin), East Uniacke; Darlene, at home; son, Francis (Violet), Cole Harbour; grandchildren, Jimmy and John Rankin, Francis and Holly Ashe; great-grandchildren, Cody, Kayla and Courtney; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie; sisters, Ethel, Lola.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service 4 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. James Haughn officiating, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Reception will follow in the funeral home. Cremation will then take place. Burial will be held in Oakridge Memory Gardens at a later date.
Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
Margaret Lovett "Love" Cavanagh
CAVANAGH, Margaret Lovett "Love" - 80, Clayton Park, Halifax, passed away peacefully with her family at her side December 7, 2002, in the VG Site, QEII, Halifax. Born September 15, 1922, in Malay Falls, Sheet Harbour, she was a daughter of the late Joseph H. and Sarah M. (Bezanson) Malay.
Surviving are daughters, Joy (Mrs. David Levy), Bridgewater; Gay (Mrs. Garron Melanson), Truro; Yvonne (Mrs. Steven Joyner), Moose Jaw, Sask.; sons, Jim (Shirley), Kingston, Ont.; William Jr. (Leore), Bridgewater; Kenneth, Dartmouth; sister, Mrs. Winnifred A. DeVanney, Fairview; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, William Everett; son, Kevin; brother, Wally; stepbrothers, Ernest and Manson Paige; stepsisters, Kathleen Malay, Annie MacPhee. Margaret will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, Rev. Patricia Malin officiating. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. A reception will follow in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.