JESUDASON, Joseph - 75, Halifax, formerly of Liverpool, Queens Co., passed away February 1, 1998, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site, Halifax. He was born in Ceylon (Sri Lanka), the first son of the late Benjamin and Alice Joseph. He held a B.Sc. from the University of London, England, and a diploma in education from the University of Ceylon. He began a 40 year teaching career in 1946 at Richmond College, Ceylon, in charge of the physics and mathematics departments. In 1955, he accepted a position as head of the chemistry department at St. Thomas College, Mount Lavinia, Ceylon, and subsequently became a lecturer to post graduate students at the University of Ceylon. Between 1961-66, he took up the position of education officer for the Eastern Nigerian government, and was the head of the physics and chemistry departments at the Government Technical College. In 1966, he and his family moved to Canada, where he was a teacher of Grades XI and XII physics and chemistry at North Queens Rural High School, Caledonia, Queens Co. In December 1967, he accepted a United Nations UNESCO offer to teach high school science in Zanzibar. He returned to Canada with his family in 1969 and taught Grade XI mathematics and Grade XII science at Liverpool Regional High School, Liverpool. He retired in 1986 and later moved with his wife to Halifax in 1995. He is survived by his wife, Lily; children, Joseph Jr., Rajini, Lester; brothers, J.C. Kumaradas, J. Sathiadas; sister, T. Aryaratnam. He was predeceased by another brother, J. Paramadas. He is resting at J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, with visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, February 4. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 5, in St. Paul's United Church, 173 Old Sambro Rd., Rev. Calvin Ginn officiating. Burial will be in Sunrise Park Cemetery, 2025 Prospect Rd., Hatchet Lake, following the service. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to The Red Cross Home Support Services (sponsored by Home Care Nova Scotia) or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
HUSSAIN, Anise - 72, Halifax, formerly of Putna, India, died February 1, 1998, in Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building, Halifax. Born in Simla, India, she was a daughter of the late Abdus and Mahmooda Sami. She was a school teacher at Central School, Halifax, and was also a teacher and principal at Boutiliers Point School, St. Margarets Bay. She was devoted to her Bible studies for Jehovah's Witnesses. Surviving are daughter, Khadija (Kate) Hussain, Halifax; son, Asif, Vancouver, B.C.; brother, Mustafa, Detroit, Mich.; sister, Asma Hussain, Karachi, Pakistan. She was predeceased by her husband, former Crown Prosecutor of Halifax, Ahmad Hussain; brothers, Hassan, Dr. Ali Sami. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax. Memorial service 3 p.m. Saturday in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 6192 Charles St., Halifax, Keith McKay officiating. Burial at a later date. Flowers or donations to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.
WHITEHURST, Bertha Mae
WHITEHURST, Bertha Mae - 81, 348 S. Main St., Keyser, West Virginia (26726), went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 11, 1999, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Born October 4, 1917, in Chataugay, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late George and Annie (Sweet) Left. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Vera Rupert and Velma Klock. She married Rev. George Whitehurst in 1942. Mrs. Whitehurst graduated from Ottawa Teacher's College and received a degree from Newark State College, Newark, N.J. She taught school in Halifax, North Carolina and Piedmont, W. Va. She was a member of Piedmont Pentecostal Holiness Church. She played the organ and piano and taught Sunday School classes for many years in various churches where her husband pastored. She is survived by her husband, Rev. George Whitehurst; son, David and wife Nancy, Martinsburg, W. Va.; daughter, Joy Ellfritz and husband, Jim, Keyser; grandchildren, Julie and David Whitehurst; brother, Harry Lett and wife Marian, Ottawa. Funeral services were conducted today at Piedmont Pentecostal Holiness Church. Interment in the Potomac Memorial Gardens, Keyser, W. Va.
MacDONALD, Michael Douglas
MacDONALD, Michael Douglas - Died November 9, 1999, in Hamilton, Ont. Born in Halifax, he was the youngest son of Patricia Irvine and Terrance MacDonald. He had a great sense of humour and a love of music. Surviving are grandfathers, Hartly MacDonald, Grant Connolly; grandmother, Dorothy Connolly; sister, Laura Berwick; brother, Brian, Dartmouth; a niece; a nephew; aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by grandmother, Dorothy MacDonald. Memorial service 11 a.m. Thursday, in Port Wallis United Church, 263 Waverley Rd., Rev. J. Ivan Gregan officiating.
DONALDSON, Sara B.
DONALDSON, Sara B. - 102, formerly of 4 Hampstead Court, Truro, passed away February 2, 1999 at Delaney's Rest Home, Hilden. Born in Oxford, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Jessie (Swan) McNeil. She was a Music graduate of Mount Allison University, majoring in violin, and a member of the University String Quartet. She taught music for a number of years in her Amherst studio. She was a member of the Mount Allison Alumni Association. During the Second World War, she worked as a volunteer in the Red Cross Canteen. She was a life member of the IODE, Scotia chapter, and former member and treasurer of the Colchester Regional Hospital Auxillary. Sara was the most senior member of St. Andrews United Church, Truro, where she was a member of the UCW, Unit One. Her family is truly blessed that they were able to share in her life for so many wonderful years. She is survived by daughters, Joan (Mrs Bud Rockwell), Truro; Ruth (Mrs. Joseph) D'Angelo, Don Mills, Ont.; grandchildren, Lynn Totten, Ray Rockwell, Peter D'Angelo, Joan Foutopolus, Paul D'Angelo, Susan Bulmer; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband Ray; sisters Mabel and Mildred; brother Billy. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro. Funeral Service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at St. Andrews United Church, Truro, Rev. Margaret Sagar officiating. Spring burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Oxford. Donations may be made to St. Andrews United Church or Colchester Regional Hospital Auxillary.
KYNOCK, Merle Odessa
KYNOCK, Merle Odessa - 67, South Alton, Kings Co., died February 1, 1998, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Kentville, she was a daughter of the late William and Frances Loretta (Driscoll) Welton. She was a devoted wife and mother. Surviving are her husband, Lawrence (Bob); daughters, Sharon (Mrs. Hugh Gillis), Nadine (Mrs. Timothy Hutchinson), South Alton; sons, Larry, Kevin, South Alton; sisters, Mrs. Wilda Ward, Upper Dyke, Kings Co.; Hazel (Mrs. Lloyd Saunders), South Alton; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild. She was predeceased by sister, Bernice; brother, Walter. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Pastor Leon Langille and Rev. Dr. Freeman Fenerty officiating. Burial in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Family flowers only. Donations to The Arthritis Society or South Alton Baptist Church building fund.
MacNEIL, Walter Joseph
MacNEIL, Walter Joseph - 84, 72 Rosewood Dr., Sydney, died February 2, 1998, at home. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late James and Jane (MacNeil) MacNeil. He was a member of St. Theresa's Parish, Sydney. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 1060, Sydney, for many years and served as grand knight for two years (1991-93). He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12. He worked for the Sydney/Whitney Pier Bus Company for 29 years, retiring in 1979. He then served with the Corps of Commissionaires for several years. Surviving are his wife, the former Kathleen (Kay) Laffin Poirier; daughters, Kathy, at home; Joanne (Mrs. Edward O'Toole), Toronto; Rosemary (Mrs. Reg Smith), Truro; sons, Hugh, Jack, Sydney; brother, Leonard, Sydney; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brother, Hughie; sister, Catherine, both in childhood; brother, Alex; sister, Elizabeth (Biddie). Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, K.O.C. prayer service 7:30 p.m. today, all in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Sydney. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Theresa's Church. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity.
JEWERS, Randolph William "Randy"
JEWERS, Randolph William "Randy" - 87, Halifax, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Charlo, N.B., he was a son of the late Thomas and Lena (McLean) Jewers. He was predeceased by his wife Doris (Hart) Jewers; daughter, Carole; brothers, Walter and Floyd. He is survived by his son, Paul; twin daughters, Janet and Judy. Randy worked in many interesting areas during his lifetime. He worked during his youth at the old Halifax and Queen Hotel as well as the Digby Pines. He turned his interest to working on the Lady Boats and experienced many adventures. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy as a volunteer in 1939, he saw overseas duty and left the navy in 1945 as chief engine room artificer. He resided in Halifax North since 1939. He was employed by HMC dockyard for 36 years until his retirement in 1975 when he retired as Chief Supervisor Estimator of Ship Repair. He enjoyed 24 years of retirement and many trips out west to Edmonton, Calgary and the mountains. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was a great father. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Friday in Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral will be 11:15 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Donald Boudreau officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
MASON, Russell A.
MASON, Russell A. - 77, Kelley Road, Brookside, Halifax Co., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving wife and family on February 2, 1998, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Russell and Mable (Conrad) Mason. He worked at the Halifax Shipyards during the war and drove taxi for 13 years. He retired from Sears as a supervisor after 25 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Anne (Hingston); daughters, Linda Deal, Terence Bay; Nancy (Mrs. Lee Little), Whites Lake; son, Russell and wife Tammy, Lower Prospect; grandchildren, Krista and Christopher Deal, Kimberley and David Little, Jeffrey and Jill Mason; sister, Doris English, Ottawa; brother, Bill, Halifax. He was predeceased by brother, John; sister, Venetta. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, Rev. Eason officiating. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Burial to follow in St. Timothy's Cemetery, Hatchet Lake. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
BAKER (Luddington), Susan Irene
BAKER (Luddington), Susan Irene - 55, Lawrence, Mass., died Tuesday, January 27, 1998, in Lawrence General Hospital. Mrs. Baker was a certified nurses' aid at Colonial Heights Nursing Home in Lawrence. Born in New Harbour, she was educated in Canada and had lived in the Lawrence area for 26 years. She leaves sons and their wives, Fabian Jr. and Maureen, Richard and Julie, all of Lawrence; daughter, Deanna and husband Paul Linton, Exeter, N.H.; sisters, Eva Hingston, Velma Hope, Greta Gray and Phyllis Luddington; brothers, Austin, Milton, Terrance and Neil Luddington, all of Nova Scotia; three grandchildren. Funeral was held Friday, January 30, at Hart-Wallace Funeral Home, Lawrence. A prayer service followed. Burial will be private. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2 Mount Royal Ave., Marlboro, Mass., 01752.
FENSOM, David Strathern
FENSOM, David Strathern - BA.Sc., LLD, FRSC, C.Chem., FRSA, professor emeritus, Mount Allison University. On January 30, 1998, in Sackville Memorial Hospital, after a lengthy illness. Survived by his wife, Kathleen Robson (United Church Home); daughter, Jean and son-in-law, Robert Sealy; grandson, Peter, Sackville, N.B.; son, Hugh, Toronto. Those who wish may make a contribution to the scholarship fund in Prof. Fensom's name at Mount Allison University, Sackville, N.B.
HENNIGAR, M. Etta
HENNIGAR, M. Etta - 61, Noel, Hants Co., died Sunday, February 1, 1998, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site, Halifax. Born in East Noel, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Bernetta (Densmore) Crossman. She had been a resident of Noel all of her married life and a member of Noel United Church. She was a member of Noel and District Volunteer Fire Brigade Ladies Auxiliary and a volunteer canvasser for the Canadian Cancer Society. She is survived by her husband, Frank (Junie); daughter, Elizabeth Ann; grandson, Cameron, all of Noel; sisters, Ellen Laffin, Dolly Hennigar, Noel; several nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Iva Hennigar, Noel; sister-in-law, Thelma Hennigar, Dartmouth. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, both in Withrow-MacMillan Funeral Home, East Noel, Rev. Sandra Cox officiating. Burial in Noel Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch, or a charity of one's choice.