DUNN, Edith May
DUNN, Edith May - 81, Sylvester, Pictou Co., died February 2, 1998, in Shiretown Nursing Home, Pictou. Born in Mount William, she was a daughter of the late Prosper and Ella (Smith) Marshall. She was an adherent of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Westville. Surviving are daughters, Isabell (Mrs. Frank Bowen), Little Harbour; Olive (Mrs. Roger Simpson), Kelowna, B.C.; Helen (Mrs. James Thomson), Roger Hill; Frances (Mrs. James Crawford), Sylvester; Elda (Mrs. Edwin Kopp), Simpson, Sask.; sons, Edward, Moyie, B.C.; Marshall, Sylvester; George, Green Hill; Roland, Carvel, B.C.; Garfield, Sylvester; 27 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Ola Mahoney, British Columbia; Margaret Perrier, Nipigon, Ont. She was predeceased by her husband, Radley; brothers, Lawrence, Gordon, Prosper Jr., Charles, John; sister, Claudina. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 4 p.m. Wednesday, both in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville, Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. Burial in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens, Sylvester. In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, Shiretown Nursing Home or any charity.
POTTIE, Brian George
POTTIE, Brian George - 55, died near his home in Cupertino, Calif., April 15, 2000. Brian was a son of Lucie W. Pottie and the late Clarence G. Pottie. He was born in Halifax. He is survived by daughters, Sarah and Adrienne; and former wife, Carol Bentley-Wright, all of California; sisters, Barbara Holmes (Thomas), Dartmouth; Lee Ellen Pottie, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; brothers, Stephen (Elaine), Charlottetown; Kevin, Fredericton, N.B.; and his other brother, Bernard Michaud; 18 nieces and nephews. Brian graduated from Halifax West Municipal High School with a Governor General's Award for highest marks and went on to study engineering physics at Dalhousie University. He left Halifax for Montreal to pursue full-time ministry, supporting himself with jobs at the St. Lawrence Seaway Authority, Dupont Chemicals and others before joining Siemen's Electronics in 1981. He transferred to "Silicone Valley" and continued with Siemen's until his death. He traveled extensively with his company and for pleasure, developing German and Italian to complement his French and English; he also spoke some Japanese. He felt a strong desire to broaden his horizon and had returned to university part-time. Brian was tremendously well-liked among his co-workers and friends. He supported his daughters in every way possible, whether it meant pushing Sarah in her wheelchair around the Cabot Trail or through Italy, or helping Adrienne reason on her career choices to get exactly the right one. To his family, Brian represented a certain stability, especially since the death of our Dad and could be counted on for two-word answers to any long e-mail you sent him. We loved Brian and are proud he was our father, son and brother. A memorial will be held at the Sunnyvale West California Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Saturday, April 22. Brian will be interred alongside his Dad at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Lower Sackville. Halifax arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
BOUDREAU, Francis Bernard (Frank)
BOUDREAU, Francis Bernard (Frank) - 38, Sydney, died January 31, 1998, as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Sydney, he was a son of Morag (MacLellan) Sampson, Grand Lake Road, and the late Eugene Joseph Boudreau. He was self-employed as a painter, and was a member of St. Augustine's Church, Grand Lake Road. Surviving are stepfather, Donald S. Sampson; his fiancˇe, Michelle D. Rose; brothers, Stephen, Glen, Howie Centre; Eugene, Dwight, Donald, Sydney; sisters, Terry (Mrs. James White), Morag, Sydney; Debbie, Iona; Michelle (Mrs. Jim Curry), Glace Bay; Kelly (Mrs. Stan Campbell), Coxheath; stepsister, Debbie Boudreau, Baddeck; stepbrother, Steven Boudreau, Sydney; 20 nieces and nephews. Funeral 11 a.m. today in Sydney Memorial Chapel, Rev. James Attwood officiating. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery.
MacPHEE, Hugh Wilfred
MacPHEE, Hugh Wilfred - 75, 397 Columbia St., Sydney, died April 14, 1999, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Norman and Sadie (MacKinnon) MacPhee. He was a member of St. Theresa Parish, Sydney. He was employed at Sydney Steel Corp. for over 40 years in the lumber yard, retiring in 1983. Surviving are his wife, the former Effie Doyle; sons, Bernie, Basil, Halifax; sisters, Irene MacNeil, Toronto; Evelyn Belfontaine, Vancouver; three grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Michael, Elias, Issie, Alex. There will be no visitation. Funeral 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Theresa Church, Rev. A. MacDougall officiating. Donations to any charity. Arrangements entrusted to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.
GEORGE, Clarence - 82, Shelburne, died February 2, 1998, in Roseway Hospital, Sandy Point. Born in Lambs Point, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late William and Lydia (Marshall) George. He was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Shelburne. He was a carpenter all of his working life. Surviving are his wife, the former Bertha Goreham; son, Ray, Shelburne; daughters, Hazel Williams, Nina Wickens, Lower Sackville; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Alfred, Clifford; sisters, Mildred, Hazel, Jessie, Melissa, Loretta, Elizabeth in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Wednesday in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Shelburne. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday in Christ Anglican Church, Shelburne, Rev. Jim Greene officiating. Burial in Upper Sandy Point Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Nova Scotia Lung Association.
BRADLEY, Irma - 92, formerly of Park Street, Moncton, N.B., died February 1, 1998, in Kenneth Spencer Memorial Home, Moncton. Born November 12, 1905, in Riverside-Albert, N.B., she was a daughter of the late Manning and Lilia Idella (Steeves) Smith. She was a member of First United Baptist Church, Moncton; Zella Clark Missionary Group; Moncton Curlers Association; Moncton Badminton Club and Moncton Golf and Country Club. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Frank H. Tingley Chapter 5. Surviving are her husband, Ernest W.N.; daughters, Joan (Mrs. Dean Wellsman), Kingston, Ont.; Joyce (Mrs. Ron Ness), Burlington, Ont.; son, Ernest, Truro; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Bradley, Robert, Arthur, Lowell, Oland, Hilburn, Manning; sisters, Gertrude, Dolly, Hallie, Eva, Marjorie, Olive. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, Masonic service 7 p.m. today, both in Cadman's Funeral Home, 114 Alma St., Moncton. Funeral 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in First United Baptist Church, Moncton, Rev. Greg Geldart officiating. Burial in Fair Haven Cemetery, Moncton. Donations to any charity.
CRUIKSHANK, A. Parker
CRUIKSHANK, A. Parker - The passing of Parker Cruikshank of Halifax occurred February 1, 1998, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, New Infirmary Site. Born in Elderbank, Halifax Co., April 17, 1915, he was the oldest son of the late Foster and Lily (Dickie) Cruikshank, and husband of the late Melda (Heisler) Cruikshank. He is survived by sons, Cyril and wife Isabel, Liverpool, Queens Co.; Paul, Dartmouth; daughters, Carol Cruikshank, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Jacqueline Cook and husband Greg, Fredericton, N.B.; brother, Gordon, Hamilton, Ont.; sister, Jean Eaton, Dartmouth; also a very special friend, Florence Herman, Halifax; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; a great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents and wife, he was predeceased by infant son, Terry; brothers, Harold, Charlie and Murray. He was an active member of the United Church of Canada, having served on many boards and committees. He worked as a carpenter for most of his life and was a member of the Carpenters Union for 58 years, where he served for many years on the executive and on several committees. The remains are resting at Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, with visitation from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, February 3. Funeral service will be held at Fairview United Church on Wednesday, February 4, at 2 p.m., Rev. Kevin Little officiating. Burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.
MacDONALD, Rose Euphemia
MacDONALD, Rose Euphemia - River Manor Nursing Home, Brooklyn, N.Y., former resident of Jackson Heights, N.Y., died February 1, 1998, in the manor. Born April 10, 1899, in Seaside (now Harbourview), Port Hood, Inverness Co., she was a daughter of the late Angus R. and Janet (Gillis) MacDonald. She taught school for two years in Seaside and then moved to New York to live with her aunt, Annie Mae Gillis. She trained in nursing and worked for many years in the Jackson Heights area. Surviving are sister, Sister Mary Martha, OSB, Sacred Heart Convent, Yankton, S. Dak.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by six sisters and seven brothers. Cremation has taken place. Burial at a later date in St. Peter's Cemetery, Port Hood. Arrangements entrusted to T.W. Curry Ltd., Sydney.
BUCHANAN, Minot Roland
BUCHANAN, Minot Roland - 75, Londonderry, Colchester Co., formerly of Allston, Mass., passed away January 31, 1998, in Glenview Lodge, Truro, after a lengthy illness. Born in Charlottetown, P.E.I., he was a son of the late Alfred Roland and Bertha (Fraser) Buchanan. He was a retiree of General Motors, truck division, Brighton, Mass. A veteran of the Second World War, he served overseas with the United States army and air force. He was a member of the American Legion, Post II, Brookline, Mass. He enjoyed boating and bowling. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by aunt, Eva Langille, Londonderry; a niece and nephew; several cousins. He was predeceased by stepfather, Joseph Sullivan; half-sister, Thelma Gray. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro. No visitation or service by request. Ashes will be scattered in Boston Harbor at a later date. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
MARCHAND, Felix William
MARCHAND, Felix William - 97, died February 2, 1998, in St. Anne's Nursing Care Centre. Born in Louisdale, Richmond Co., he was a son of the late William and Veronica (Sampson) Marchand. Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Judy Farrow, Mrs. Lucille MacDonald, Mrs. Beatrice Burke, Louisdale; Mrs. Elaine Sullivan, Halifax; Mrs. Lorraine Burke, Sydney; sons, Stephen, Vernon, Gerald, Louisdale; 18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchil-dren; a great-great-grandchild. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary; son, Benny; sisters, Mary, Margaret, Alma, Juliet; brothers, Clifford, Johnny, Alex, Walter. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. today in the Glen Sampson Memorial Room, Louisdale, for family only. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in Louisdale Catholic Church, Rev. Sid Mifflin officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. Anne's Nursing Care Centre or Our Lady of the Rosary Park Project. Arrangements entrusted to IML Funeral Services, Petit-de-Grat.
PLOMP, Joop B.
PLOMP, Joop B. Comm., LL.B., Assistant Commissioner, Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Passed away at home, February 3, 1999, after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 57 years. Born November 15, 1942, in Hellendoorn, Province of Overysel, Holland, Assistant Commissioner Plomp immigrated to Canada in 1950. He attended Lower Bedeque Elementary School and Summerside High School in PEI and joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in March of 1962. After Recruit Field Training he was posted to the province of Nova Scotia. Following 10 years of general police duties, he served in Commercial Crime for ten more years.While in Nova Scotia he attended Dalhousie University where he received a Bachelor of Commerce in 1975 and his law degree in 1980. On November 15, 1982, Joop was promoted to the rank of Inspector and transferred to Ottawa Headquarters where he was appointed Special Financial Projects Officer. In 1986 he was assigned Project Leader in the Commissioner's Audit Directorate. On July 12, 1990 he was appointed Superintendent as the Officer in Charge of Compensation Branch. In 1993, he was posted to London, Ontario and appointed Chief Superintendent as the Officer in Charge of Criminal Operations. In 1994, Assistant Commissioner Plomp returned to Ottawa and was appointed Director Technical Operations. He was predeceased by his parents, Johannes and Johanna (Bakker); brother, Hendrikus; sister, Beppie (MacNally) and sister, Jannie (Jonker). Joop is survived by his wife, Sandra (White) and his children, Tania, Katherine and Christopher, and granddaughter, Jessica. He has two surviving brothers, Johannes "Hans" Plomp, Amherst, and Johannes Coenrad Plomp, Lower Bedeque, P.E.I., and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 9, at 1 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, 439 Queen St., Ottawa. Following and colleagues at the Technical and Protective Operations Facility (TPOF), 1426 St. Joseph Blvd., Orleans, Ont. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. A special memorial service will be held at a later date at Christ Church, Windsor, Hants Co. Interment of ashes at Maplewood Cemetery.
JOHNSON, Frederick Alexander
JOHNSON, Frederick Alexander - 51, died in Toronto on February 6, 1999. Surviving are sons, Darren, Barrie, Ont.; Obidia, Toronto; daughters, RoseAnna, Alexis, Chantelle and Naomi, all of Toronto; his mother, Elsie (Colley) Johnson, Cherrybrook; brothers, Layton, Halifax; Roger, Cherrybrook; sisters, Joan Wyse, Toronto; Jackie Sparks, Cole Harbour. He was predeceased by his father, James Alexander, and sister, Rhoda. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Prince Albert Road, Dartmouth. Funeral 1 p.m. Thursday in Cherrybrook United Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. Donald Fairfax officiating, assisted by Rev. Tracey Grosse. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cherrybrook United Baptist Church renovation fund.
HERON, Hugh Fraser
HERON, Hugh Fraser - 78, lifelong resident of Eureka, Pictou Co., died February 2, 1998, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Eureka, he was a son of the late William (Bill) Heron and Cora Jane (MacKay) (Falconer) Heron. He was an adherent of the former Zion Presbyterian Church, Eureka. He had worked as a woodsman for a number of years prior to being employed with the former D. Porter & Sons and the Department of Highways, from where he retired. Surviving are his wife, the former Eileen Crockett; daughters, Cora, Jean, Stellarton; Margaret (Mrs. James McCara), Plainsfield, Pictou Co.; Evelyn, Halifax; son, Alex, Eureka; a grandson and granddaughter. He was predeceased by half-brothers, Fred, John; half-sister, Annie Hughes. No visitation or funeral by his request. Private family graveside service will be held in MacLean Cemetery, Hopewell, Rev. Marjorie Cornelius officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Nova Scotia Lung Association or any charity. Arrangements entrusted to H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton.
DAVIDSON, Marjorie Louise
DAVIDSON, Marjorie Louise - At the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax, on February 12, 1999. Born in Halifax October 31, 1913, a daughter of the late John W. and Georgina V. (Williams) Davidson. Marjorie was a survivor of the Halifax Explosion. She was educated in Halifax; Teacher's College, Truro; and St. Mary's University. She taught for 37 years in the Halifax school system and was principal of Ardmore and Sir John Thompson schools and was a Special Education teacher prior to her retirement. In 1941, Marjorie joined the first flight of the Women's Division of the RCAF from Nova Scotia and was stationed in Toronto. For four years, she served in Newfoundland and throughout Canada, and attained the rank of squadron officer. She served as a summer recruiting officer in Nova Scotia for several years after 1945. Marjorie had a great love for music and will be remembered by many for her participation in music festivals. She is survived by her sister, June Clark, Halifax; brothers, Eric, Halifax; and James L. "Jim", Oakland. She was predeceased by a brother, Walter E. (Dartmouth), and a sister-in-law, Katheline (Oakland). Marjorie will be remembered for kindness and love for her many nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at United Memorial Church, Kaye Street, Halifax, on Tuesday, February 16, at 2 p.m., followed by a reception in the church social room. Private family interment. Family flowers only. Donations to the Halifax School for the Blind, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, or the charity of your choice. Arrangements have be entrusted to Dignity Cremation Services, Halifax.