DILL, C. Donald
DILL, C. Donald - 79, Windsor, Hants Co., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, Friday, April 23, 1999, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born October 3, 1919, in Windsor, he was a son of the late Gordon and Delia (Arenburg) Dill. He was a member of Currys Corner Volunteer Fire Department and the Currys Corner Bull Dog Hockey Team in the late 1930s. He worked in construction all of his adult life, building a number of Senior Citizens Homes. He was a kind, quiet man who was always there for his family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife, the former Christine Doherty; daughters, Jean (Mrs. Arthur Chambers), Newport; Joan (Mrs. Eric Burgess), Bedford; Donna (Mrs. Norman Foley), Windsor; Diane (Mrs. Robie Carty), Woodville, Kings Co.; brother, Gordon, Windsor; sisters, Ida Spence, Halifax; Mona Jones, British Columbia; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson. He was predeceased by his first wife, Lillian Goodwin (1970); brother, Rodney in infancy; sister, Freda Lunn; stepmother, Marion Dill; two great-granddaughters. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Monday, April 26, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St., Windsor. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, in Windsor Baptist Church, King Street, Windsor, Rev. Ron Baxter and Rev. Terry Caldwell officiating. A private family burial to follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Reception to follow in the church hall. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to Hants Community Hospital or Windsor Baptist Church.
GILLIS (MacLeod), Katherine Margaret
GILLIS (MacLeod), Katherine Margaret - of Newington, Conn., at the age of 92. Formerly of Allston, Mass., beloved wife of the late Archibald D. Gillis, died April 23, 1999, in Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn. Katherine was born in 1901 in Jubilee. She was a daughter of the late Malcolm and Mary Ann (Ross) MacLeod. She was a member of the Newton Presbyterian Church, Newton, Mass. Katherine is survived by her son, Robert M. Gillis, and his wife Elizabeth, Newington, Conn.; daughters, Mary J, Hutchinson, Kansas; Donna J. and her husband Raymond MacDonald, Truro. She is also survived by granddaughter, Jane M., Vernon, Conn.; grandson, Andrew R., and his wife Jeanne of Newington; great-granddaughters, Sara J. and Melanie A., Newington. She was predeceased by son, Archibald N.; brother, Malcolm; sisters, Mary Christina, Joanna, Annie, Donalda, and an infant sister. Funeral will be at 11 a.m., April 26, in Newton Presbyterian Church, Newton. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today, April 25, 1999, in Eaton and MacKay Funeral Home, 465 Centre St., Newton. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Katherine's memory to a charity of your choice.
COMEAU, Victor Louis
COMEAU, Victor Louis - 62, Yarmouth, died April 15, 1999, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Melbourne Yarmouth, Co. He was a son of Evelyn Pothier, Tidal View Manor, and the late Emile Comeau. Surviving are his wife, Jeanette Comeau; son, Jerry Comeau, Alberta; daughters, Paula Comeau, Yarmouth; Wendy Comeau, Halifax. He was a loving grandfather to Nicole Comeau, and to his great-granddaughters, Paige and Samantha Comeau and grandson, Matthew. He is also survived by brother, Hubert Comeau, Melbourne, Yarmouth Co.; sisters, Betty Pothier, Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co.; Beulah Fenton, Melbourne, Yarmouth Co. He was predeceased by sister Doris, in infancy. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Monday, April 19, in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Main Street, Yarmouth, Rev. Joseph officiating. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
CORRIGAN, Ada Kathleen
CORRIGAN, Ada Kathleen - 85, a former longtime resident of Holland Street, Reserve Mines, passed away away as she lived with quiet peace and dignity, surrounded by her loving family at the home of her devoted daughter and steadfast care provider, Carol Ann and her husband David Bailey, 28 Northwood St., Glace Bay. Born in London, England, she was a daughter of the late William and Jane (Ebbs) Bywaters. Ada arrived in Canada as a young war bride in October, 1945 accompanied by her infant daughter Kathleen. A most gracious lady, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother whose greatest joy and solace to the end was the presence of her family. She was a long time adherent of St. Joseph's Parish, Reserve Mines. Besides Carol Ann, she is also survived by daughters, Kathleen (Mrs. John McIntosh), Maureen Corrigan, both of Dartmouth; son, Michael (Donna), Dominion; sister-in-law, Betty Rich, New Waterford; grandchildren, Derek, Shane and Jamie Bailey, Darryl, Lisa and April Burton, Brian and Heather McIntosh, Ryan and Brenna Corrigan, great-grandchild, Leo Mitchell Bailey; sister, Elizabeth Baxter; brother, Alfred Bywaters, both of London, England. She was predeceased by her husband Michael Richard in 1988; sisters, Mary Stearn, Lillian Kelly, Jane Castle and a brother Bill. Visitation will take place today from 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St. Glace Bay. Funeral mass will be on Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Reserve Mines, Rev. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Chapter of VON Cape Breton.
DEAN, William Burton Sr.
DEAN, William Burton Sr. - 86, King Street, Stellarton, died April 17, 1999, at home. Born in Stellarton, he was a son of the late Amos and Eliza May (Hilchey) Dean. He was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Stellarton where he served as an usher for many years. He retired from Trenton Works (Stock taker) in 1977. He was an avid card player and founding member of the Stellarite Seniors Club, Stellarton. He enjoyed wood working and gardening. Surviving are his wife, the former, Mildred Jane Trefry; daughter, Faye MacInnis, Calgary, Alta.; sons, Burton Jr., Stellarton; Donald, Stellarton; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two infant sons; sister, Fletia; brother, Maurice; half- sister, Daisy-May; half-brother, John Hartlen. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday, in P&K MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral 10 a.m. Thursday, in Christ Anglican Church, Stellarton, Rev. Jim McCorriston officiating. Burial in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations to Christ Anglican Church or Canadian Cancer Society.
JENKINS, Agnes Louise
JENKINS, Agnes Louise - 93, Valley View Villa, Riverton formerly of MacLellans Brook, died April 17, 1999, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Trenton she was a daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (English) Tanner. She was a member of MacLellans Mountain Presbyterian Church, the Woman's Institute, and Red Cross. Surviving are daughters, Alice Campbell, Barrie, Ont.; Carole (Mrs. Fred Gunn), Coalburn; Katherine (Mrs. Francis Verscheve), Waterdown, Ont.; Helen (Mrs. Ron Lavoie), Burlington, Ont.; sons, Stran, Walter, Fraser, Frederick, all of MacLellans Brook; George, Greenwood; Gordon, at home; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; half-sister, Myra Marsh, Trenton. She was predeceased by her husband, Ephraim; son, Roy; grandson, Glenn; sisters, Georgie, Clara; half-sister, Gladys; half-brothers, Fraser Tanner, Bill Tanner. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, in R. H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday in MacLellans Mountain Presbyterian Church, Mrs. Jessie Johnson officiating. Burial in Castle Hill Cemetery, MacLellans Brook. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
LEADLEY, William - 72, Lower Sackville, died April 16, 1999, at home. Born in Halifax, He was a son of the late Leonard and Marie (Bell Fountain) Leadley. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He was a member of Sackville seniors bowling league. He was also a member of Sackville Legion Seniors Club. Surviving are son, David, Lower Sackville; brothers, Doug, Georgie, Harold, Halifax; Edward, Calgary, Alta.; companion, Cheryl Robicheau. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Jean Hennberry; daughters, Brenda Lee and Darlene; a son in infancy; sister, Shirley Reid. Visitation 7-9, p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday, in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Gerald David officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, reception to follow in the funeral home. Family flowers only, donations to any charity.
MARTELL, James H. "Jimmie"
MARTELL, James H. "Jimmie" - L'Ardoise, passed away Friday, April 16, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Rockdale, he was a son of the late Wilfred and Nona (Langille) Martell. He was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Parish L'Ardoise. He served overseas with the Canadian Armed Forces during the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 47, St. Peters. He is survived by his wife the former Theresa Martell; brothers, Lawrence Rockdale, Charles, Halifax; Lester, L'Ardoise; sisters, Elizabeth Boulet, West L'Ardoise; and Leona Landry Rockdale; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother John and sisters Cora MacDonald and Kathleen in infancy. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 9 p.m today at the L'Ardoise Parish Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held on Monday at 3 p.m. from Holy Guardian Angels Funeral Home, L'Ardoise, Rev. John MacIntyre officiating. Interment will take place in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the any charity. Funeral under the direction of W.J. Whitty Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
MacKEEN, M. Evelyne
MacKEEN, M. Evelyne - 74, Aspen, died Friday, April 16, 1999, in St. Martha's Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Caledonia, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late John Knox and Margaret Katherine (MacIntosh) Chisholm. She lived in Aspen most of her life with the exception of ten years in Ontario. She attended Normal College, Truro and taught for six years. She drove the West River Mail Route for 22 years. After returning from Grande Cache, Alta.; she worked as a guide at the Historic Sherbrooke Village for 13 years. She was an avid gardener, knitter and tireless volunteer. She was a friend to all she met. She was a member of the Kirk Memorial United Church, Glenelg, where she was a former member of the board of stewards and a charter member of the UCW. She was also a member of the Greenfield seniors club, Aspen Community Club, Branch 59 of the Royal Canadian Legion Auxiliary, Sherbrooke, and the St. Mary's Homemakers Association. Surviving are her husband, Scott of 51 years; daughters, Heather (Gary), Yellowknife; Melodie (Gerry), Ottawa; Natalie and (Robert), Halifax; Darlene (Kevin), Truro; sons, Clive (Margo), Aspen; Dale (Lenore) Lochaber. She is also survived by grandchildren, Krista (Milind), Chad (Jean), Daryl (Kendra), Travis, Tara, Janice, Brendan, Tania, Trent, Tyson, Tyler, Gavin, Jaret, Kylee, Travis, Crystal, Haley, Derek and Logan; great-grandson, Dylan, Chaitan and sister, Mrs. Ruby Cruickshank, Sherbrooke. She was predeceased by brothers Lester and Clifford, son Mark and and granddaughter, Teagan. Her remains will rest in the Kirk Memorial United Church in Glenelg, with visitation today at 2-4, 7-9 p.m. from where funeral service will be held Monday at 3 p.m., Rev. Fred Archibald officiating, assisted by Donald Cameron. Burial in the Aspen Baptist Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, Stillwater.
SAMSON, Alvinia Mary
SAMSON, Alvinia Mary - 82, Halifax, died April 17, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in the Magdalen Islands, she was a daughter of the late Clifonse and Exilda Chevarie. She was a long time member of St. John the Baptist Parish. She is survived by daughters, Jeanette and husband Leo Conrad, Theresa and husband Lloyd MacDonald, Ann and husband David Smart, Rita Samson Davis, all of Halifax; Lorraine and husband Peter Gaudet, Amherst; sons, Stephen and Paul, both of Halifax; sisters, Margaret Sampson, Halifax; Lucien (Mrs. Norman Legere, New Brunswick; Fabiola Sampson, Alice (Mrs. Jean Guy Bertrand), both of Quebec; brothers, Willie and Rene, both of the Magdalen Islands; brother, Felix, Quebec; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Simon; sisters, Stella Melanson, Rosanna Muise, Annette Bedard; brother, Edward. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m .today, 2-4 , 7-9 p.m. Monday in the J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor St. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Purcell's Cove Road. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
SMITH, Isabel - Knoydart, Antigonish Co., died April 17, 1999, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Arisaig, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Sarah (MacDoanld) Smith. She worked a number of years in the United States. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Christie MacDougall, Katherine Smith, Cassie, Margaret; brothers, Angus, William, Ronald, Hugh; nephew, Hugh Smith; niece, Mary Grant. Visitation 2-4, -9 p.m. today, in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish. Funeral 11 am. Monday in St. Margaret of Scotland Church, Arisaig, Rev. Donald MacDonald officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to St. Margaret's Church or the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Atlantic Division.
TOMPKINS, Phyllis Mary
TOMPKINS, Phyllis Mary - 96, Halifax, died April 15, 1999, in Northwood Centre. Born in L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late James and Angeline (Sampson) Sampson. She was a great lover of animals. Surviving are her husband, Albert "Bert"; son, Reginald; daughter, Ann Marie, both of Halifax; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a nephew. She was predeceased by son, Terrance; sister, Elizabeth Sampson. Funeral service was held 1 p.m. Saturday in J.A. Snow Funeral Chapel, Windsor Street, Halifax. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Bide Awhile Animal Shelter or SPCA.