EHLER, Harvey Charles
EHLER, Harvey Charles - Peacefully at his home in Burlington, Ont., on Thursday, February 11, 1999, surrounded by his loving family, in his 65th year. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie (Howden). Cherished father of Tim, Sue, Sandra, Wade and their spouses. Loving papa of Brian, Joshua, Crystal, Devon, Alexandra and Mitchell. Dear brother of Leon, Rose, Ray, Chester, Clyde, Beverly, Bernice, James, Orn, Barry and their families. Predeceased by brother, Mike. Harvey was semi-retired from his successful trucking company. Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, 1167 Guelph Line, Burlington, today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church, 2261 Parkway Dr., Burlington, on Monday, February 15, at 11 a.m. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Burlington. If desired, expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Vigil for Harvey will be today at 8:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
FULMER, Mark Trevoy
FULMER, Mark Trevoy - 88, 6969 Bayers Park Apartments, Halifax, died February 13, 1999 in the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Five Islands, Colchester Co., he was the son of the late Mark and Mary (Fulmer) Fulmer. He was a retired lumberman. He was a municipal councilor representing Colchester County for many years serving on the school board and other such committees. Surviving are his wife, the former Lillian Taylor; son, Mark, Dartmouth; three grandchildren. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 11 a.m. Monday, both in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, Rev. Robert Richmond officiating. Burial in Peniel Cemetery, Five Islands at a later date. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
KLINE, George William
KLINE, George William - 84, 22 Drysdale Rd., Spryfield, died February 13, 1999, at home. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kline. He was employed with Oland Breweries for 44 years. He was an active participant in the Northwood Adult Day Program for the last four years. He spent his last five years under the loving care of Donna and Frank Baker. His last five years were joyfully spent with the family of his grandson, Charles Robson, and the friends of Bill W. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his daughter, Jeannie Martineau, Ottawa; nephews, Ronnie and Terry Kline, Halifax; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen Shiers; grandson, George Robson; brothers, John and Charlie Kline. Visitation today 7-9 p.m., Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., at Snow's Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral Tuesday, 12 noon in St. Joseph's Church. Burial to take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MURRAY, Myrtle Rita
MURRAY, Myrtle Rita - 78, Mulgrave, died February 12, 1999, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born in Port Hawkesbury, she was a daughter of the late Ormond and Mary (Banfield) Embree. She was a member of Trinity United Church, Mulgrave. Surviving are daughters, Brenda (Mrs. Vincent Brophy), Darlene (Mrs. Eugene Warner), Mulgrave; sons, Gary, Mulgrave; Ormond, Toronto; sisters, Pearl Embree, Ethel Theriault, Mount Uniacke; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph B.; son, Wayne; sister, Lillian; brother, George. No visitation. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in Trinity United Church, Dr. Kate Galea officiating. Donations to Trinity United Church or Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
MacKINNON, James Andrew "Jim Bob"
MacKINNON, James Andrew "Jim Bob" - 39, Big Beach, Cape Breton Co., died February 13, 1999, at home. Born in Sydney, he was a son of Mary C. (MacKenzie) MacKinnon, Big Beach, and the late John Neil MacKinnon. He was a member of St. Barra's Parish, Christmas Island. He was secretary of Feis An Eilein and worked for a number of years at Georgia Pacific gypsum plant, River Denys. Surviving are sisters, Ann Marie MacMullin, Sydney; Rhodena MacNeil, Shunacadie, Cape Breton Co.; Bernita MacKinnon, Truro; brothers, Michael, Norman, Big Beach; two nieces, six nephews and three grandnephews. He was predeceased by sister, Rose MacNeil; nephew, Rodney MacMullin. Visitation after 2 p.m. today in St. Barra's Parish, Christmas Island. Funeral 2:30 p.m. Monday in St. Barra's Church, Christmas Island, Rev. Joe A. MacNeil officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to palliative care, Canadian Cancer Society, or any charity.
YORKE, Gordon William
YORKE, Gordon William - 64, Elmwood St., Westville, died April 1, 2000, at home. Born in Westville, he was a son of the late Charles and Hilda (Harris) Yorke. He was actively involved with the Westville Salvation Army. He was employed with Maritime Beverages for over 30 years. Surviving are his wife, the former Phyllis Power; daughters, Helen Cornett, Susan, Westville; sons, John, Foxbrook; Charles, Stellarton; Robert, Joey, home; five grandchildren; brother, James, New Glasgow. Visitation 3-5, 7-9 p.m. today in Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, in Westville Salvation Army Citadel, Major Carson Durdle officiating. Burial in Auburn Cemetery, Westville.
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.
ITWARU, Suraj Paul Sr.
ITWARU, Suraj Paul Sr. - 86, Halifax, died February 6, 1999, in Northwood Manor. Born in Demerara, British Guiana (now Guyana), he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Manbode Itwaru, British Guiana. During his tenure as a merchant seaman, he met and married Marjorie Blanche Skeir of Halifax and moved to Jamaica. Returning to Halifax in 1952, they resided at 2350 Creighton St. and raised their children and grandchildren. He retired after 19 years of employment with the Royal Nova Scotian Yacht Squadron. Our father was a dedicated brother of the Jehovah's Witnesses' faith most of his life. Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Marjorie B.; daughters, Esther P. Itwaru, Ranee M. Itwaru and Sonya S. Itwaru, all of Toronto; Eva G. (Mrs. Keith Prevost), Shirley B. (Mrs. Herman Murphy) and Monica B. (Mrs. Irvine Carvery), all of Halifax; Judy C. (Mrs. Steven Lambert), Suffield, Conn.; sons, Suraj Paul Jr., George S. and Michael J., all of Halifax; Walter M. and wife Catherine, Sudbury, Ont.; brothers, Prana Sukdeheo and wife Celeste, London, England. He was predeceased by his parents, a son, four brothers, a sister, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Funeral service will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, at 2 p.m. today, February 9., Mr. W. Bannister officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Donations may be made to Northwood Manor.
ALLEN, John Wilson "Wilt"
ALLEN, John Wilson "Wilt" - 82, Dykeland Lodge, Windsor, formerly of Summerville, passed away Friday, April 23, 1999, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Summerville, he was a son of the late John and Etta (Crossley) Allen. In the early 1940s, he bought the grocery and funeral home business in Summerville from his mother. He then went into partnership with his brother-in-law, the late Sidney MacDonald and purchased Parsons General Store in Walton. They then purchased the R.M. Giffin Grocery Store in Windsor. In 1963, with many others, they formed the Summerville Volunteer Fire Department, on which he later served as fire chief for several years. In 1967, he built a new funeral home and after his retirement in 1981 from the grocery business, he devoted his full time to the funeral business. He always stressed the importance of personal service toward bereaved families and served them with the respect and dignity they deserved at their time of need. He was past president of the Summerville Men's Group. He was appointed in 1981, by the Attorney Generals Office of Nova Scotia, to the Hants Community Hospital board for two terms. He was an avid boat racer, with his boat winning many races in the 1950s. He once was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is survived by daughters, Connie (Mrs. Claude Rogers), Newport Corner; Debra (Mrs. Ted Graves), Halifax; sons, Mitchell (Nadean), Reed (Wendy), Summerville; grandchildren, Derrick, Martin, Trent, Christopher, Troy, Kristen, Shane and Jeremy; great-grandchildren, Jordan, Jevon, Breanna and Madison; sisters, Alma MacDonald, New Glasgow; Susan McLaren, Ottawa; Barbara (Mrs. John McNutt), Truro; brothers, George, London, Ont.; Clyde, Halifax, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret (Burgess) in 1994; sons, Johnny and Charles Terry; sisters, Nita and Josephine; brothers, Clinton, Dexter, Earl and Milton. Visitation was held Saturday, April 24, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Summerville. Funeral 2:30 p.m. today, April 25, at Kempt United Baptist Church, Summerville, Rev. Garnet Parker officiating, assisted by Rev. Russell Newhook. Private family burial at Loyal Hill Cemetery, Summerville. Reception to follow in Summerville Fire Hall. Donations may be made to Loyal Hill Cemetery or charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Lohnes-Beazley Funeral Home, Windsor.
CROSBY, Claude Kingsley
CROSBY, Claude Kingsley - 68, Brazil Lake, Yarmouth Co., died February 8, 1999, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born June 12, 1930, in Brazil Lake, he was a son of the late Oscar and Cecile (Burelle) Crosby. He was employed with the railway as a track man, after which he worked with Austin Hurlburt's Sawmill, and before his retirement was working as a small gas engine mechanic with C.J. O'Hanley's in Yarmouth. Surviving are his wife, the former Nellie Lewis; sons, Ray, Thorburn, Pictou Co.; Andy, Garloch, Pictou Co.; David, Carleton; Michael, Stephen, Yarmouth; Kirby, Port Maitland; Jeffery, Calgary, Alta.; daughters, Heather (Mrs. John Hebb), Yarmouth; Linda (Mrs. Timothy Gregory), Brazil Lake; Nancy (Mrs. Steve Robichaud), Chegoggin; Robin (Mrs. Harlen Grover), Thorburn; Tammie (Mrs. Stewart Hicks), Liverpool; 35 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter, Eva Wendy; brothers, George, Ralph, Douglas, Harold, Harvey. No visitation by request. Cremation has taken place. Funeral 3 p.m. Friday in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Chegoggin, Fred Campbell officiating. Burial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Kingdom Hall of Yarmouth. Arrangements entrusted to H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Yarmouth.
COOK, Bernice Ruth
COOK, Bernice Ruth - 78, Sherbrooke, Guysborough Co., passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, February 7, 1999, at Highcrest Sherbrooke Nursing Home. Born in Ecum Secum, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late John and Elsie (Wylde) Fancy. She is survived by son, George and wife Jean, Sherbrooke; daughters, Faye (Mrs. Keith Fleet) and Pat (Mrs. Bernie Schimpf), all of Dartmouth; grandchildren, Denise, Susan, Sheri, Patricia, Cindy, Kandi and Jimmy; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Peggy (Mrs. Willis Hape), Marie Joseph, and Doreen, Ecum Secum. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph; sisters, Eva, Mima and brother, George. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held today, February 9, at 2 p.m. in St. James Anglican Church, Sherbrooke, Rev. Greg MacMullin and Rev. Brian Hutchins officiating. Burial to follow in St. James Cemetery. Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to Ecum Secum Funeral Homes Ltd.
HOARE, Margaret Agatha
HOARE, Margaret Agatha - 80, 396 Shelburne St., New Glasgow, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Ranald and Hannah (Frehill) MacDonald. She was a former employee of F.W. Woolworth Ltd. and a hairdresser with Agnes Beauty Parlour. She was a member of Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, where she was past president of the C.W.L., former member of the choir and religious education teacher and member of mission society. Surviving are daughter, Deborah (Gordon) Rasmussen, Saint Albert, Alta.; son, Jack, at home; grandchildren, Darrell, Justin, Nicholas, Ashley; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Ronald; sisters, Eileen Sullivan; Sister Claire MacDonald, C.N.D.; brothers, Archie, Ian, Raymond. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday in Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Regis Hallorn officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations may be made to Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church or a charity of choice.
WHITE, Eva M.
WHITE, Eva M. - 103, Halifax, died February 8, 1999, in St. Vincent's Guest House. She was born in Halifax and was a lifelong resident of the area. Prior to her retirement, she was a nurse in area hospitals for 47 years. Following retirement, she was a resident of Colonial Nursing Home for 21 years before moving to St. Vincent's in 1997. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Memorial service 1:30 p.m. Thursday in St. Vincent's Guest House Chapel, Rev. Albert Cosgrove officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.